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Comment: Re:fees (Score 2) 358

by amiga3D (#49150967) Attached to: Verizon Posts Message In Morse Code To Mock FCC's Net Neutrality Ruling

And that's the real issue. These dickheads have a virtual monopoly and they joke about competition. Like there really is some. I hope the person at Verizon that wrote that snide shit has his asshole grow shut. The only company that treats it's customers worse than Verizon is AT&T. And it's not much difference on the shitty scale.

Comment: Re:if your care for the poor were genuine (Score 1) 357

by amiga3D (#49134267) Attached to: The Groups Behind Making Distributed Solar Power Harder To Adopt

How in hell is something I see all around me every single day a falsehood? I have some of these people in my own family. Yes, there is a decline in births in the US. In fact, the only segment of the population having children are those that can least afford it. Almost every working family has a (one) kid, if that.

As for the rest, I'm all for free contraceptives. It looks as if Immigration may solve the decline in population.

Comment: Re:if your care for the poor were genuine (Score 0) 357

by amiga3D (#49133799) Attached to: The Groups Behind Making Distributed Solar Power Harder To Adopt

Giving more money to the poor just means more poor. We pay them to breed so they have baby after baby because that way they make more money. We need to pay them to be sterilized. A free place to stay, new car every five years and free food and some spending cash the rest of their lives in return for getting fixed. It'd be cheaper than the crazy shit we do now.

Comment: Re:FFS (Score 1) 396

Some people can take a drug like heroin a few times and then leave it. Some take it a few times and can't do without it. This is fact. Alcohol can be seriously addictive as well while some may only drink socially. Every case is different and different drugs affect different people in different ways. At one time opium was legal in the US. It was banned due to serious problems with it's abuse. Alcohol was at one time banned as well but it proved too popular to ban. If people don't like a law they don't obey it and all prohibition did was cause organized crime to flourish. It's the same with all drugs, if people want to do them then the market will serve them. I'm all for legalizing the recreational use of drugs for adults with some limitations but then I am a Libertarian who feels that people are and should be responsible for themselves. When they fuck their lives up with these drugs they should entirely bear the burden of their choices. Failing that then no.

Comment: About right (Score 5, Insightful) 241

by amiga3D (#49109753) Attached to: In Florida, Secrecy Around Stingray Leads To Plea Bargain For a Robber

6 months probation is about right for what he did anyway. I can't believe they're clogging prisons with petty criminals like this then turning violent criminals out because of over crowding. A BB gun as a deadly weapon? They're turning the legal system into a farce with that kind of bullshit.

Comment: Re:iPad too fucking expensive (Score 1) 139

by amiga3D (#49109733) Attached to: L.A. School Superintendent Folds on Laptops-For-Kids Program

I know you're kidding or ignorant. I've never seen an Apple come new out of the box clogged with bloatware so that you needed to go to "cleanmypeecee.com" right after you bought it. There's an entire ecosystem built on fixing the bullshit attached to the windows world. If you are a computer fix-it guy you have to absolutely love the hell out of Microsoft. A lot of people make a living fixing that broken shit. Maybe that's why all the peecee fixers out there hate Apple so much. No money to be made.

Comment: Re:iPad too fucking expensive (Score 1) 139

by amiga3D (#49106789) Attached to: L.A. School Superintendent Folds on Laptops-For-Kids Program

If you are smart you can feed a family of four for at least 5 days on 30 bucks. Food is a necessity, cable tv is mindless drivel. Mind you I occasionally watch tv but not at the expense of anything I need. A Tracphone is a good bargain. If you don't blab all the time you can get by for months on a 20 dollar card. And if you're working 3 jobs you damn sure don't have time for a lot of entertainment. I remember sitting around playing card and board games with the kids in the evenings and it was fun. We didn't know how miserable we were. :)

Comment: Re:It was dumb at first glace (Score 1) 139

by amiga3D (#49104211) Attached to: L.A. School Superintendent Folds on Laptops-For-Kids Program

For home use a 5 or 6 year old laptop with a 2ghz or better core2duo processor can be had for around 100 dollars or less. These are more than sufficient for any educational needs. I've seen off lease Dell D630's for $100 and that's better than a brand new chromebook to me.

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