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Comment: Re:How Detriot Got That Way -- and Why It Will.... (Score 1) 78

So what if people bought cars in other countries? The biggest auto market was easily the US at that time.

As for Ford's and GM's management, yeah, they were really clueless, as they cashed in their huge paychecks. *rollseyes* It wasn't until the oil crisis that things went south, and that was many years later.

Comment: Re:How Detriot Got That Way -- and Why It Will.... (Score 2) 78

At one point nearly all of the sports-convertibles sold worldwide were from the United Kingdom,

So what? Those were never huge sellers in the American market anyway, they were a niche product. Americans were all busy buying giant gas-guzzling behemoths all the way to 1974 when the Oil Crisis hit.

So even in the early 60s, someone writing "Why Detroit will continue to rule" would have been absolutely correct; they had over 10 years of unchallenged dominance left, and even after 1974 it's not like things suddenly came to a halt there.

Comment: Re:Why the surprise? (Score 1) 177

by Grishnakh (#49606049) Attached to: When Enthusiasm For Free Software Turns Ugly

You're obviously not very good at reading comprehension.

>>The kernel is the only thing they have in common.
>You didn't know it, but the kernel is Linux,

Obviously, I did know it.

No, Android is NOT "Linux". "Linux", in the context here, means desktop Linux. Tablets are NOT desktops. You may not like this fact but I know lots of people have problems with reality, that's life.

Comment: Re: Garbage (Score 1) 162

by Grishnakh (#49605503) Attached to: NASA Gets Its Marching Orders: Look Up! Look Out!

You're not a "Christian conservative" if you're Catholic. Catholics aren't even Christians. (Don't believe me? Go find some Southern Baptists or some fundamentalists and ask them if you're a Christian; they'll say no.)

Here's some litmus tests for you:
1) Do you believe the Rapture is going to happen soon?
2) Do you watch Christian movies starring Kirk Cameron?
3) Are you a fan of the "Left Behind" books?
4) Do you believe there's a "gay agenda"?
5) Do you believe President Obama is literally the anti-Christ?

If your answer to these is "no", then you are not a "Christian conservative".

Comment: Re:Let's see, stranger things have happened (Score 1) 334

by Grishnakh (#49603343) Attached to: Bernie Sanders, Presidential Candidate and H-1B Skeptic

I'm subscribed to a bunch of Democrat newsletters and politicians' email lists. I know perfectly well what liberals want and what Democrats are pushing. I also don't even have a TV and strictly avoid Faux News.

If you think the Democrat party doesn't have immigration as one of its top issues, then you are clueless.

Comment: Re:Whatever it takes (Score 1) 334

by Grishnakh (#49602597) Attached to: Bernie Sanders, Presidential Candidate and H-1B Skeptic

He's doubly stupid. Not only is he stupid enough to expose his bigotry, he can't even get the correct ethnic group. The majority of H1-Bs are most likely from India. India is not known for deserts (quite the opposite in fact, it has jungles and is famous for tigers). The slur he used is a reference to middle easterners, but those aren't a majority of imported tech workers by a long shot.

"But this one goes to eleven." -- Nigel Tufnel