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The opinions of the media are irrelevant and "the other guy did it too!" is no excuse.
I'm not saying it's an excuse for the behavior. I'm only asking why the punishment is different based on the consonant after the person's name. The law did not change in the interim period; yet we are making a huge deal out of the current example after having quickly brushed the previous one under the rug.
So no trial, just execution of punishment? No thought into if the emails were actually stored or not, just punishment because you dont agree with her politics?
That has been the standard approach of the GOP towards all democrats for some time now. Look at all the conspiracy nuts out there who are certain that Obama deserves immediate forceful removal from the white house sans trial over
Much like 'lie' means... I don't even know what, when related to Pudge.
It appears that "lie", when he says it, merely means "something I don't agree with". It jives well with his philosophy of himself being The One Source of True Knowledge.
Then they released Green Day. Really? Forget them. I don't want Green Day, I want Dire Straits.
They also released Metallica. Really? No, I don't want Metallica, I want Joe Satriani.
There were other specific titles where they screwed up by focusing on bands that sold out or were overrated as well, but those were two of the most egregious examples.
Don't order it, go to your local computer repair shop.
Who has one of those? Most of the local computer shops have been snuffed out by Best Buy and the Geek Squad. The few that survived that have been killed off by Amazon. You're likelihood of finding one anywhere that can help with older stuff is very very low.
That said, you might have some luck with placing a want ad on craigslist. Every town has old codgers who use to work at (or run) said old computer shops and they have all the adapters for this stuff that you could ever want. Several years ago I used craigslist to acquire what were likely the last 5.25 (and 5.25 / 3.5 combo!) floppy drives in the county I lived in.
The fact that it was not onstalled in the "business line" machines indicates that they KNEW it was crooked before they did it. They just hoped the sheeple...er I mean consumers wouldn't notice.
That is one way to look at it. A competing hypothesis is that the business line systems are more profitable in general, while the consumer lines are subsidized by the software that they install on them before shipping. Hence the consumer level ones were being consistently filled up with an ever-increasing load of crapware to make them more (if only marginally) profitable. Whether there was ever any ethics considered by the company is not clear.