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Comment: Re:freedom 2 b a moron (Score 1) 1039

by ToddInSF (#48589679) Attached to: Time To Remove 'Philosophical' Exemption From Vaccine Requirements?
"Why? Excluding religion, there is no reason to believe that vaccines cause any harm: literally every study attempting to find otherwise has either failed or been proven fraudulent."

I'm as uncomfortable with this kind of statement being pawned-off as factual/"scientific" as I am with un-vaccinated kids going to school with my kids.

There are legitimate questions and issues with vaccines. Funny how they'll never be addressed so long as people lack any ability to think critically.

Comment: Who wrote this article ? (Score 1) 488

by ToddInSF (#48515873) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Non-Coders, Why Aren't You Contributing To Open Source?
NINE times in the past 3 years I've offered my services to various open source projects.

I was completely ignored 6 of those times, and the other 3 times was discouraged from participating at all and treated rudely.

Sorry, but the Open Source culture is the issue, not lack of people eager to participate in projects. It's kind of like the situation with Birkenstocks - useful, but at the same time also very good birth control.

Comment: Re:Bad bill. (Score 1) 445

by ToddInSF (#48427355) Attached to: Republicans Block Latest Attempt At Curbing NSA Power
Yes, that's how some "Progressives" are; they're just as horrible as the extremists on the far right.
"A provision to extend the controversial USA Patriot Act to 2017 was also appended by the House of Representatives."
No wonder people are disgusted with Congress, what a bunch of incompetent fools.

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