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Comment: Let's see, stranger things have happened (Score 1) 395

by ThePackager (#49602393) Attached to: Bernie Sanders, Presidential Candidate and H-1B Skeptic
Hilary would be the first woman POTUS, and Bill would be the first First Man. She's a credible candidate, if she draws sufficient primary wins 'because she's a woman, and it's time', well, so be it. You just can't help wondering if Bernie really could be an agent of change, if enough money is drawn to his campaign to thwart the 'let's elect a female' and support the 'we already did the Clinton thing' messages. Mr. Sanders has been on the front lines against the 'machine' and there's a chance some Tea Party voters could even rise to rebel against the same ol' same ol' Republican they'll put up. '

Comment: Re:Politics? (Score 1) 106

by ThePackager (#49134133) Attached to: Argonne National Laboratory Shuts Down Online Ask a Scientist Program
Perhaps the recent Congress shift to the wrong (since they're a federally funded organization) has been dabbling in the "We don't want this kind of scientific stuff going on on in OUR country, Kids will start believing that all oil all the time isn't sustainable oh my! And that Jesus riding a dinosaur isn't the way our " made it in a week universe" works.

Comment: Re:Why don't they know? (Score 0) 87

by ThePackager (#48975643) Attached to: Novel Fluorinated Compounds Discovered In Firefighters' Blood
What y'all are missing is the suppliers know exactly what the fluorocarbons are when formulating, what the unkown is, that is exhautive to test for, is that in a fire, all sorts of other compounds may be present, and ...they're on fire! Hence, lots of transformation may take place that are redonculously difficult to predict. Get over it. Most of the compounds get flushed out if the firefighters drink enough beer.

Comment: Re:Not hacking this term is thrown so loosely (Score 1) 378

So we need a new term that refers to the, non-malicious sensible demonstration of system vulnerabilities. Hacking is a violent term and dredges up connotations of evil, or at least intense coughing. How about 'Slacking' - 'Door Pointing' - or 'Hewlett-Turoning' (give the kids some fame!)

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