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Comment: Re:Political correctness in action (Score -1, Flamebait) 409

by ewoods (#40610955) Attached to: Florida Accused of Concealing Worst Tuberculosis Outbreak In 20 Years

How about fuck you, anonymous. Too many people equate liberal with liberty when, in fact, the opposite is quite the case - they're a mutually exclusive arrangement. The more that people see this, the better off this country will be. Not that Repubs are much better, but they are. Libertarian is the way. Don't like my opinions or what I post, use your mod points or stfu.

Comment: The beginning of the end. (Score 0) 281

by ewoods (#36161468) Attached to: 9 Features We May See In Ubuntu 11.10

What a bunch of disorganized crap Ubuntu is becoming. On one hand, they're moving away from Evolution toward Mozilla Thunderbird (which I support), but on the other hand, they're moving away from Mozilla Firefox toward Google Chrome. They still haven't figured out what it's going to look like and, from the people I talk to, Unity has driven many away. Uncomplicate things and use the standard GNOME shell, dummies. Stop worrying about NIH. Swapping GDM for LightDM and justifying it by saying it has a smaller memory footprint? Has anyone verified this? I mean, loading up a full html engine is lighter than using a toolkit that will need to be loaded anyway? Seems like more NIH and arrogance. Everyone I know uses LibreOffice, whether on Windows or Linux, but Cononical wants to dump it? Morons, I say. Ubuntu seems to have no vision anymore. They throw everything at the wall to see what sticks. The determining factors in sticking are convoluted and nonsensical. As fast as they gained in market share, they can lose. And with these sorts of craptastic, random changes, they aren't going to get much business support. Yay.

Comment: Re:No fly list is a dumb idea (Score 1) 300

by ewoods (#31961724) Attached to: Man Put On "No-Fly List" While In Air To NYC

I'm not angry, just surprised.

Where is this "right to unrestricted travel" defined? It's not. You're attempting to make passengers of all vehicles equal and that's just not the case. A passenger on a scooter cannot do the damage to others that a passenger in a plane or bus can do.

I can restrict your ability and means of travel. If you want to cross my property, I can say no. Or I can say do it on foot, but not in a motor vehicle. The government can do the same in the public interest. Would you allow any average joe to drive a rocket-propelled car around? Seriously- people have put JDAMs on vehicles - should they be able to drive them down your street? How about when your kids are playing in the front yard? Consider that and then argue this non-existent right to travel and the means by which it's accomplished.

I am not now, nor have I ever been, a member of the demigodic party. -- Dennis Ritchie

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