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Comment: Imagine (Score 0) 594

by aheadinabox (#41505319) Attached to: The Day Leo Traynor Confronted His Troll
if this was your kid,your little or big brother that was doing this. How this would likely have some serious consequences to the ole family structure. I know if this was my family member,i would be utterly devastated. Sure, incarceration,counseling or whatever is decided for consequences is important, but wow. Talk about a dark secret.

Comment: wouldny it be nice if (Score 0) 183

by aheadinabox (#40722633) Attached to: Australian Sex Party May Sue Google Over Ad Refusal
As a political candidate, one could buy ad space from Google and as part of the deal pay x amount of dollars for the additional service of denying competitors ads. I'm not saying this is what happened, but think about it, how much would it cost, and if priced right how effective this would be.

Comment: even though i love my gadgets (Score 0) 158

by aheadinabox (#40699165) Attached to: Al Franken Calls for Tight Rules on Facial Recognition Software
Once men turned their thinking over to machines in the hope that this would set them free. But that only permitted other men with machines to enslave them. Reverend Mother Gaius Helen Mohiam Sometimes I imagine myself in a world filled with people. Fuck facial recognition. Odd to love technology that produces facial recognition software, but hate the world in which it is perceived by many to be needed.

Comment: Re:First dissent (Score -1, Troll) 2416

by aheadinabox (#40482853) Attached to: Supreme Court: Affordable Care Act Is Constitutional

Look, shit head, if you want to have that attitude, then wear a big wrist band that says "DO NOT PROVIDE ME WITH MEDICAL CARE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES". Add something about religious beliefs or some such nonsense so that when you get in an accident/get seriously sick/have a heart attack/whatever, you aren't forced into participating in the health care system to which you do not want to contribute.

The difference here between health care and auto insurance is that you can opt out of owning a vehicle and driving and not increase the cost for the rest of us. You can't opt out of ever getting sick or injured or otherwise needing medical attention for your entire lifetime. Society generally will not allow you to bleed to death on the side of the road just because you refused to pay for health insurance (or pay the fine/tax imposed by the new law). So whether you like it or not, you *are* participating in the health care system, and you *are* being a selfish asshole for refusing to acknowledge that.

And irony of ironies, getting yourself thrown in prison for refusing to pay for health care (or aforementioned fine/tax) provides you with a government-paid health care plan.

Really ??? Look shithead!? Listen stupid fucking troll, some of us must pay out the ass for medical insurance, only to be denied coverage due to "pre existing" condition. The whole fucking thing is rigged. Now, not only am I required to pay for this so called insurance, my medical bills are also my responsibility. I get it, for a lot of people this is a good thing...yay insurance coverage!! What good does it do me? None!!! Seems to me a way for some fucking company to profit from my labor giving me nothing in return. So i no longer pay for insurance. Seems to save me some of my hard earned money.

+ - Robots join search for Amelia Earhart's lost plane->

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raque writes "Following up on an earlier story.
A group of aviation archaeologists will use underwater robots along with submersibles and sonar to search for Amelia Earhart's plane. The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery will search this July for the aircraft, which went down 75 years ago. "If there's wreckage there that can be recovered, we need to know what it is, how big it is, what it looks like, and what it's made of so we can prepare a recovery expedition that has equipment to raise whatever's there," said Richard Gillespie, the group's executive director.
Also explained are how this is being paid for and what FedEx did to help."

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Comment: interesting, but (Score 0) 305

by aheadinabox (#40423881) Attached to: Cyanide-Producing GM Grass Linked To Texas Cattle Deaths
I don't really understand the need to put one paragraph of story per page, its just freaking annoying. I didn't realize how far down the GM road we have come. OK, I understand corn is being GM'd and by logical extension things that eat corn, but grass? I really hope technology improvements allow time travel real quick like...I'd love to relocate to a period in time BEFORE we completely fuck this planet up

+ - Associated Press caught lying about water fluoridation |>

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "Many people were surprised to learn that fluoride chemicals are nothing but toxic waste byproducts of aluminum and fertilizer production, and often contain arsenic, mercury, and other toxic chemicals. But the AP utterly fails to make this distinction, and deliberately attempts to trick readers into thinking that the fluoride chemicals added to water are the same as naturally occurring fluoride minerals. This is becoming a common deception tactic as an increasing number of communities abandon fluoride, and one that the natural health community must address head-on when dealing with pro-fluoride fanatics who simply regurgitate what the health "authorities" are telling them."
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+ - Schneier: Stuxnet cyberattack by US a 'destabilizing and dangerous' action->

Submitted by alphadogg
alphadogg (971356) writes "Revelations by The New York Times that President Barack Obama in his role as commander in chief ordered the Stuxnet cyberattack against Iran's uranium-enrichment facility two years ago in cahoots with Israel is generating controversy, with Washington in an uproar over national-security leaks. But the important question is whether this covert action of sabotage against Iran, the first known major cyberattack authorized by a U.S. president, is the right course for the country to take. Are secret cyberattacks helping the U.S. solve geopolitical problems or actually making things worse? Bruce Schneier, whose most recent book is "Liars and Outliers," argues the U.S. made a mistake with Stuxnet, and he discusses why it's important for the world to tackle cyber-arms control now."
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