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Comment: History repeats itself (Score 2) 329

by ThatsNotPudding (#49563065) Attached to: ESPN Sues Verizon To Stop New Sports-Free TV Bundles
Just like Google after them, ESPN was once the plucky, decent, little engine that could. But once the money started rolling in, they both turned into rapacious, black-hearted juggernauts with out-sized influence at every level including regulatory capture.

A pox on both their mansions.

Comment: Seeds of the Revolution (Score 1) 285

When even the menial, back-breaking labor jobs disappear, what are the masses of humanity (on both sides of every border) supposed to do? If the One-Percenters don't change soon, they won't be able to find high enough gates for their communities nor enough mercenaries to keep them alive against the human tidal wave of the underclass shouting "I'm hungry NOW!!".

If I set here and stare at nothing long enough, people might think I'm an engineer working on something. -- S.R. McElroy