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Comment Re:Likely misdemeanor mishandling of classified in (Score 1) 434 434

I doubt Hillary will get anything, as this is 100% politically motivated.

The only way I could see this as being politically motivated is if Hillary asked the Obama Administration to launch an inquiry in order to find her 100% clear of the charges, so as to remove that bugbear from the debate in the future.

Comment Re:Likely misdemeanor mishandling of classified in (Score 4, Insightful) 434 434

Anything she gets will likely be harsher than Karl Rove managed to get for outing Valerie Plame.

All of this has been done before. Complete BS if she gets harsher treatment than the previous administration. I agree that we need to clamp down on the problem, but some retro activity would be nice as well.

So basically what you're saying is that you'd like to see the Obama Administration sink the same level as the Bush Administration when administering justice? Wouldn't it be better if Obama's Justice Department did the right thing and set the bar high for future administrations? Or is this just a case of "Their team got the kid gloves treatment, so mine should get it as well?"

Submission + - Why children should NOT be taught to code->

XxtraLarGe writes: David Buckingham gives an argument that runs counter to the modern "Everyone should learn how to code" consensus that seems to be rampant in today's education circles. Buckingham writes"...programming was a means of teaching logical or ‘procedural’ thinking, especially in the context of mathematics. The argument depends upon assumptions about learning transfer – the idea that learning in one context will automatically transfer across to others. Yet there is no convincing evidence that learning computer programming enables children to develop more general problem-solving skills, let alone that it will ‘teach you how to think’, as its advocates claim."

As an adjunct who teaches computer programming courses, I'd tend to agree. What do you think? Is Buckingham off the mark?

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