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Illegals come over our border without our permission.

That is just an accusation in the form of a tautology. Of course they come over our border without our permission, that is why they are called illegals.

They bring in drugs which ruin the lives of our citizens, some of them are rapists and murderers and continue their habits when they're here.

As opposed to the citizens who are already ruining their lives with drugs sold by native citizens? Lol, I am so glad you are keen on saving us from dirty 'foreign' drugs. Also, rapists and murders? Really? Why not call em' godless commies too, since you are throwing around baseless labels.

They use up welfare that our productive citizens worked hard to pay the taxes for-- and the illegal immigrants don't pay into this system, or if some do they don't pay nearly as much as a citizen does.

Not sure how they do that without a SSN or birth certificate, but its your racist rant.

Comment I am 99% with you (Score 1) 160

In short: I personally HOPE that the answer to "What is the future of Television" is nothing, I hope it dies and like the telegraph. If someone were to offer a big screen with an acceptable resolution with nothing but inputs and outputs on the back then I would probably buy that. As it stands right now I don't have a television and I do not want one and I would not accept one if I got one for free.

But, I don't know about you, but I also need a Remote with Power, volume, Sleep, mute and Change input buttons for my dumb panel.

Comment ...AND THAT IS WHY YOU ARE ALL WRONG! (Score 1) 216

Dumbass Americans only care about eating more food, getting more fat, going to doctors for their fatass lifestyle diseases, complaining about the cost of food, driving their SUVs while never driving off-road or hauling cargo or carrying lots of passengers and complaining about the price of gas, voting for one party that wants to fuck up the nation or the other party that wants to fuck up the nation when they could write-in sane candidates, drowing themselves in shallow moronic soul-less meaningless popular culture and pretending like it's deep and profound, buying shit they don't need with borrowed money they don't have (America has a NEGATIVE average savings index, not that most Americans know what a savings index is), and believing every lying word of propaganda and manipulation that comes from their bought-and-paid-for government and their bought-and-paid-for mass media and following stupid moronic trends while operating general-purpose machines they don't even try to understand or secure so they can post trivial minutia about their pathetic little lives to be read by fellow jackass Americans who don't care.

An excellent manefsto! Now all you need to do is get a hoody and a big stack of postage stamps, and you are all set...

Comment Information is Power (Score 2) 167

Can't we just tell them?

Lord no, if you know information, you have power. You cannot just give your hard earned power away to just any pleeb that has the gumption to ask. Also:

"Some critics believe that rather than truly struggling with a problem, developers can now just ask Stack Overflow users to solve it for them."

Couldn't this also be extended to books? I mean, how are you truly learning anything if you can just pick up a book and read about how to solve a problem? These 'critics' are just obstructionists who are afraid of sharing information and allowing more people to be effective coders. Yeah, sure, there will be some bad coders who don't understand what they are doing, but really, who cares? The site has and will be an excellent educational tool for a vast number of people.

Good coders don't have to rely on hoarding information to be good.

Comment To fit where astronauts fit (Score 1) 35

Are legs really that useful in zero G? Only two arms when you could have three?

Yes, because even tracked vehicles have trouble going up 45 degree slopes. They want a robot that can climb hills, jump into pits, hang on to a irregular shaped asteroid, etc. You don't really think that this would just be used in space exclusively, do you?

Your suggestion about three arms is interesting, although you can argue that it might already have 4, since it is quite imagine-able that the feet might have articulate fingers/toes.

They aren't pandering to pop culture, it needs to be basically human shaped, since any vehicles it will be traveling in will be built primarily to accommodate human shaped astronauts. Or were you thinking that NASA should redesign everything to accommodate a three armed, no legged robot?

Comment Scrum is fantastic! Do it today! (Score 1) 371

Scrum is a fantastic methodology, and you should get behind it if your company adopts it. The sooner you adopt it, the sooner people will start cutting corners and throwing away all the worthless aspects of it (e.g., most of it), so you can focus on getting real work done.

The core idea (break things down so they can be accurately estimated) is a great idea. The rest is crap.

Comment Misguided move (Score 1) 40

This seems like a step backwards, rather than forwards. They have set up a technology to allow you to play a pencil and paper game remotely rather than create a game that can be played without having to fuck with all the books and papers. It's like a buggy whip maker wiring a buggy whip into a car's control console.

Comment On the internet the act of being dumb is honorable (Score 1) 965

everywhere the you find moslem they kill

If you replace 'moslem' with 'human', I think you have a 100% accurate statement.

Why is is that every racist dumb-ass on the Internet is out tonight? Look, the problem isn't Muslims, its extremist religion. Doesn't matter what god people pray to, there are always a few fucked up idiots who have to take it too far, and Islam is no different than Christianity in that regard.

Comment I FOR ONE WELCOME OUR MEXICAN OVERLORDS (Score 4, Interesting) 417

You clearly have never been to a Home Depot in the morning on a work day.

This is why I will never say anything bad about Mexican immigrants. You see dozens of them out at Home Depot waiting patiently for hard work. I have NEVER seen a unemployed white guy out there. I only ever see white people standing on street corners with cardboard signs, begging for handouts. I welcome immigrants (documented or otherwise) willing to come to our country and work hard to get ahead. Good for them. The only welfare leeches I see are the native citizens with a sense of entitlement that aren't willing to try to do some real work when they are unemployed.

Comment What are you? I am a meat Popsicle! (Score 1) 85

Calling a celestial body a 'planet' or 'not a planet' is a Boolean classification that puts the continuous range of objects that populate the universe into two buckets, and a pack of supposedly smart scientists have to get into a slap fight over the tipping point of the definitions.

If they had any sense, they might agree that there are probably hundreds of billions of objects out in space, some of which have the properties of the traditional view of a planet, and also the properties of of what is wasn't considered a planet. There, that wasn't hard now was it?

Comment Finance ethics, lol! (Score 2) 187

If they are doing this, there has to be a legal release form buried somewhere in the paperwork that people sign on admittance. There is no way a good medical lawyer would let this occur in a hospital that they were paid to represent, because of the possibility that people find out ten years later and crater the hospital with a class action lawsuit.

Of course, any pregnant woman admitted under emergency circumstances might not have had a chance to sign the papers before it is done..it seems that if this is true, someone is going to get sued for a lot of money over this.

Comment Cowardly lion alert (Score 1) 607

Yes, but the economy is still harmed.

The US economy. But the Indian economy is boosted. Do you think that we listen to India whine every time we build a new robotic assembly line that puts one of their manual assembly lines out of business? Of course not. This whole 'us and them' argument is kinda bullshit, as we all live on the same planet, and in the end anything that improves productivity globally is probably a good thing.

Now, you may have some other valid problems that need to be solved, such as finding enough work for every person on Earth, or preventing total wealth aggregation by the top 1%, but don't entangle that with globalization.

A really sensible complaint would be, 'We have companies in the US that are taking advantage of our infrastructure, but aren't employing the local taxpayers, or are hiding funds overseas to avoid paying their taxes.'

Comment Stupid is as stupid posts (Score 0) 109

Goddamn you are stupid. Do you actually think this is what is happening?

If your theory is correct, then why didn't these dirt poor freeloaders move out of the Middle East say, five years ago? Why aren't there hundreds of millions of poor people constantly trying to move to richer countries? They aren't.

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