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Comment: Re:Once a clown, always a clown. (Score 1) 306

by andydread (#49403723) Attached to: Al Franken Urges FBI To Prosecute "Revenge Porn"

...and Obama's frequent and blatant power grabs.

Hey moron. Whether it Reagan, Clinton, Bush, Obama, using executive orders are not power grabs. It enshrined in the frigging constitution. Do yourself a favor. Stop watching Fox News and listnening to propoganda radio. Gawd people are so easy to brain wash - smh.

Comment: SECURE THE BORDER!!! (Score 1, Funny) 97

We have them Mexicans INVADING America. We have to secure the border and keep them out. They are diluting our culture and they don't want to learn English and they are bringing ebola and they are bringing measles because they don't have vaccination. It's the downfall of America. SECURE THE BORDER NOW!!!

Comment: Re:YANIH (Score 2) 166

by andydread (#49213737) Attached to: Google Introduces Freon, a Replacement For X11 On Chrome OS
The constant whining about NIH in open source/free software is a bullhshit red herring. It is an attempt to legitimize one's hatred for the entity that is trying to create something new that suits their own needs. Not every damn upstream project is going to accept your patches to change the direction from where upstream want's to go. And the guys are notorious for telling downstream submitters to go fuck off and WONT_FIX. So your argument is a total straw man argument and lacks credibility in the face of reality.

Comment: Re:Congress needs to butt out of science! (Score 2) 394

by andydread (#49139425) Attached to: Lawmakers Seek Information On Funding For Climate Change Critics
Yes politicians need to butt out who cares if they poisen us for profits. When oil companies were paying scientists to say lead in gasoline was a good thing politicians shouldn't have done a thing.

Comment: Re:Sweet F A (Score 1) 576

Because a starship/fleet probably wouldn't be equipped with stealth systems to begin with. If they were to jump to our system they already are way ahead of us by orders of magnitude. No stealth is required. It would be simple brute force. When one lifeform that is significantly more advanced meets another that is significantly less advanced they simply roll over them. We don't deploy stealh systems against creatures living in the forest when we bulldoze the forest to setup a new housing subdivision or shopiing mall. They *can* be detected with simple radar after they jump to our system, not to say that they will be detected because we don't have a system setup to detect them. And even if we detect them it doesn't mean we can do anything about it but simply run. Just like the creatures living in the forest when a bulldozer comes to clear the land and setup shop.

Two can Live as Cheaply as One for Half as Long. -- Howard Kandel