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Comment Re:Might as well start calling him President Trump (Score 1) 535

It's a mess.

But invading would just set them all into Poncho Villa mode (now with meth and tequila).

It will take decades, but they will sort it out.

I believe it was 'The Economist' that sorted the raid statistics against who was in charge of the police. As I recall the data left little doubt about the linkages. Likely 'The Economist' doesn't have any reporters left in Mexico.

Comment Re:Never seen so many allergies in people (Score 1) 98

Any single egg has small chances of having Salmonella. It's only at industrial scale, when they are cracking a gross of eggs at a time to make stuff that it's a problem. Especially as that sauce is sure to sit. Even there you weren't likely to get sick.

Not sure about where you live, so YMMV.

Comment Re:Never seen so many allergies in people (Score 1) 98

Is that anything like Saigon beef salad or Beef Carpacio?

Americans eat raw beef from a variety of cuisines.

The American version is 'Steak, extra rare.' Which basically means 'Heat the meat to the body temperature of a live cow, then shine a flashlight on both sides and call it cooked'.

Comment Re:FAA doing it right (Score 1) 57

Your argument is that we should wait for a tragedy to make rules to prevent a tragedy.

No, my argument is that telling a 13 year old girl that she has to have her name in a public-facing federal database in order to fly a 9-ounce pink plastic RC copter from a mall kiosk, or face a $20,000 fine will do exactly NOTHING to prevent a bad guy from doing all of the horrible murderous things that we're seeing done with RC toys. Oh, right - there are literally millions of them in the hands of people, with untold millions of flight hours on them, and we're not actually seeing any of that. But you're pretty sure that someone looking to do harm will step up and register their name with the feds, and then write their identifying information on the RC airplane they're going to use to deliberately hurt people? Are you really thinking this through?

Comment Re:not on Linux (glibc getopt) (Score 1) 142

I believe you'll find that the standard behavior under Linux is the opposite of what you claim:

[~]$ ssh -o -Y
command-line: line 0: Bad configuration option: -y

The `getopts` command in Bash works the same way:

[~]$ set -- -A -B
[~]$ getopts "A:B" opt; echo $opt; echo $OPTARG;

As does `ls`:

[tmp]$ touch -- -t plain
[tmp]$ ls
-t plain
[tmp]$ ls -t
-t plain
[tmp]$ ls -I-t
[tmp]$ ls -I -t

(Tested in Debian Linux. The -I (--ignore) option to `ls` specifies a glob pattern to skip in the output.)

Even the test program in the getopt(3) manual page you linked to processes "-t -n" as a single option "-t" with argument "-n". The documentation simply states that "optstring is a string containing the legitimate option characters. If such a character is followed by a colon, the option requires an argument, so getopt() places a pointer to the following text in the same argv-element, or the text of the following argv-element, in optarg." There is nothing to indicate that following argv-elements starting with a dash are treated differently.

Options with optional arguments (like Perl's "-i" option) are not allowed to be split, so in this case "-A -B" would indeed be treated as two separate options. However, this would cause "-A B" to be processed as an argumentless "-A" and a separate positional argument "B" (equivalent to "B -A"), and not as a substitute for "-AB".

Comment Re:What? (Score 1) 261

I see..

So was changing the focus from Hillary maliciously attacking victims of Bill's sexcapades to Bill and everyone else having affairs supposed to distract from the issue of Hillary or do you just like talking about people having sex? I mean Bill cheating on Hillary doesn't really matter outside of her not being able to satisfy Bill or that he tried to escape often. And that could explain her being bitter but i don't think it excuses her.

Oh, and speaking of sex and they all do it. Did you know that the Watergate break in was claimed to be about gathering evidence on a prostitution ring run by the DNC in attempts to get donations by 2 of the 5 convicted participants? This was before the funding from Cuba story and G Gordon Liddy used to tell of sex parties at DNC fundraisers on his radio show which segmented into his claims about the prostitution ring.

Comment Re:Hammerheads in Vermont (Score 1) 535

10% should pay for national defense, border guards and a minimum federal court system. That's it. Everything else, canceled.

Read the second part of your reply back and see if you can find the flaw in reasoning/math. I'll wait. Hint: You are agreeing with me. The more you trust your government the more money/control you give it. Eurotrash trust their governments too much (as do we, just not to the same degree).

Comment Re:The unmarried speak... (Score 1) 386

You aren't married are you? Anyone who is married is laughing at your naivety right now. (Including me)

No, I"m not...I do NOT want kids. Therefore, there is no reason to get married, and risk losing half of what I own whenever I decide I want to move on to a different woman.

I have had a number of very long term relationships (each of numerous years)....and sure, I know that requires some compromise, but seriously, a fucking car horn he has to ask about? Does he also ask if he can have a pudding cup or a beer before dinner??

There's a difference between compromise in a relationship, and being a spineless yes "man" in a relationship where you feel you have to ask or get permission for anything you do.

Yes, I say, grow a pair....women don't respect you if you don't assert yourself, show confidence, and show that you know (or at least project that you know) what you want in life.

If fact, being too much of a pussy, can put your at risk of losing your dear woman.

Just because you put a ring on her finger, doesn't mean you should let her put one through your nose and guide your ass around the rest of your life.

If it gets too bad...well, there are a ton of other women out there, a dime a dozen.....

But hey if you want to be monogamous your life with one women, fine....but you still don't have to be a pussy and cow-tow to the woman. If you have to get WAF (Wife Approval Factor) for simply changing the horn in your very own car you've got some problems my friend.

Geez, do you ask permission to change the radio station too?

Comment Re:So, now is it finally legal to... (Score 1) 386

Single again are you? I wonder why...

No...I have plenty of girlfriends and those I can and do date as I please.

Monogamy is fine for some, but I figure, why tie yourself down to just one?

Why get married unless you really want to have kids?

Women are a dime a dozen out there...variety is the spice of life.

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