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Comment: Re:Another great Scalia line (Score 1) 1083 1083

I can imagine in. We would not have launched an unjustified invasion of a sovereign nation that cost us trillions of dollars and thousands of American lives. Evidently that would have been a terrible thing?

You really shouldn't be fooling yourself like that. Gore would have had the same information Bush, Senator Clinton and 99.9% of the house did - and voted to do it. Would he have been a wuss or fight? Who knows. I think even he would have decided to invade. Democrats have a history of doing that. I'm sure he would have found a way to make it a lot more expensive. Just like the fool we have right now. 18T right now. Up from 7 when he took over from Bush. So don't even go on about the expense, unless you're willing to go on a big diatribe about how terrible BHO is. It's not hard, he's the worst. Even Jimmy Carter said so. He's no longer the worst.

Never know though. Truman was a very hard worker, however not that smart. He took us into Korea. Other than that he didn't do to bad.

Comment: Re:Very Disturbing Trend (Score 1) 1083 1083

Marriage was simply a way to beat a man up in the first place. Use the law to enforce the relationship. He cheats, she takes him to the cleaners.

More seriously, Marriage was a religious construct put into law thousands of years ago, across the world. So it's strange that gays - people who are not very religious to begin with want to change it. They're still a very very small minority of people, telling us what to do. Not sure why we're allowing this.

Comment: Re:Another great Scalia line (Score 1) 1083 1083

To the contrary. They didn't decide 2000. They didn't allow a Dem to cherry pick votes until they won. They made them follow the law. Funny thing, whenever it's close they somehow find votes and they are always for Democrats.

No, Gore lost, fair and square. Thank God he did. Could you imaging if that dumbass won? The ONLY reason Gore made it to the Senate was because of his father. Otherwise, he's just a news paper reporter. No special skills, knowledge or anything else remarkable. Just a dumbass that likes to dress up in a superman's outfit.

Comment: But don't answer yet! (Score 1) 89 89

I'm working at a government agency as a contractor. Not only do they want to outsource the servers, e-mail, v-mail, they even want to outsource the desktop. No, really. When we login, we're actually firing up a win license for our desktop to run the local vdi stuff to get to the real desktop (somehow we're saving licenses, though we aren't). You can't do anything with the local box other than run the vdi client. That desktop - another license or so actually runs our stuff. This is for an agency of more than 5000 people. Guess just how much bandwidth that'll be.

Can't talk them out of it, even though our local cloud desktop solution has been a disaster.

Then if the cloud provider goes belly up, we're done. Bought out, fire, cut wire, you name it. Oh, and I've seen their "security". Ha. The RedHat machine I checked out hadn't even been updated in a year. The Win 2012 server was the CD experience. Supposedly "fed ramp" compliant. Yea, not so much. They also have all of our data, who knows where.

But don't worry, they're taking care of us. Just go to google news, type in OPM. Check out the incompetence all the way around. They even talk about the IRS that allows a password of password. No kidding. I'd think you'd at least have to make it Password. At least bring it into the 1990s.

Comment: Re:Confederate flag kills (Score 1) 818 818

You've got to be kidding. Fact is that church was a "gun free zone." That attracts these people like a magnet. The theater shooting, school shootings and now this. Gun control clearly doesn't work. The more of it you have, the less control there is. It's all around us. City after city for examples. Yet people refuse to learn. Even try to find ways to lie with the numbers.

There is the nonsense that they're offended by the flag, or most other things. Those saying it I found have no clue what racism really is. Those that have, don't want to ban it like these crazy lefties do.

Of course the real plan is to ban the American flag.

Comment: Re:More Apple dishonesty (Score 1) 818 818

They didn' t have the flag up until about 50 years ago. Even then, why put it up? The flag doesn't even stand for anything anymore. A government that isn't anymore. Just kind of a cool design. Unfortunately like the Nazi symbol. Backwards from the Hindu symbol for peace.

I hear they removed the flag from Antietam battlefield. Where it is absolutely appropriate.

All to distract from the fact the church was a "gun free zone." Attracts these nuts like a magnet. They aught to ban gun free zones.

Comment: Re:Um, what about history? (Score 1) 818 818

What do you mean (then) pro slavery dem party? They're still pro slavery. In the 1960s - jim crowe laws. Look up Governor Wallace. More recently? Look up Senator Byrd - a KKK grand dragon. Look at how the Dems perpetuate it, even incite it. Lie about it all the time. All the other stuff they put out there - war on women, war on _______. Really? War on women? Sadly a few women actually believed that crap. The dumb ones.

Some black people understand this. That's why Sharpton didn't make it to Baltimore. They wouldn't allow his bigot, devisive, racist ass there. Racism is in Sharpton's (and company) best interest. No racial problems, they have nothing to do.

Comment: Re:Why is is always the "IT Computer Expert"... (Score 1) 297 297

Don't be dumb. Doesn't need to be automatic. I've been doing it manually for about 20 years. I do monthly backups. Backup is in a commercial grade safe.
Don't need two backups. It's nice, however not necessary. However you should make sure the backup is good.
Don't need a copy off site. In fact, that can be bad. Suppose that other site is raided because it's out of your control and some ass wipe was dealing drugs out of there or something. Now all your data belongs to the Government.

I have a lot of experience with this. Even an old tape, kept in the tape's protective casing left on a desk withstood an arson fire that was put out within a half hour. Put away - survived. Not put away - didn't. Smoke and water got into them. Everything in the safe was just like when we put it in there. Another fire I know about, they had backups in their safe in the basement. No problem. Even though it took a while to get to it because they had to dig what was left of the house from around it.

I'll admit, if you haven't felt the pain of losing data, you won't do it like I do. I lost everything I had almost 30 years ago. I still remember it like it just happened. I'm still mad I can't get that data back. Very painful lesson.

Comment: HCG works (Score 1) 668 668

Ok, room full of computer guys, all of us are overweight. Way overweight. ALL of us have tried, for around 20 years to lose weight. Even Fen/Phen, etc. All of us are about 100 lbs overweight. Dude tried HCG. We all thought - here we go again. He lost 30 Lbs, then 60, then 90. I lost 90. Everyone else that tried it lost around 90. 100% effective. So that's just plain old water? Some water.

I know, I know... it was the 500 calorie diet and not the water. Oh yea, how come since I've gained 40 of it back because I blew it off... how come I can't lose it without it?

One thing is for sure, I wouldn't be here if I hadn't lost it. Doc told me that.

Just sayin'

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