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Comment Re:The problem is systemic (Score 1) 36

Without knowing the GS/contractor divide at OPM, it's hard to say who is ultimately to blame. If OPM gave carte blanche to the contractor, the latter is generally the one at fault. If the government micro managed the contract and ignored suggestions, the blame is back with them.

Comment Re: Why isn't this illegal again? (Score 1) 614

Well the bureaucrats who are likely regulating this are probably overworked and understaffed. So it's unlikely they can effectively regulate it.

If they don't have enough people to help, maybe they should consider some H1B's to augment the staff?

Comment Re:Not to be the different guy, but... (Score 1) 93

No, I'm in agreement with you here. As much as I don't buy from ThinkGeek anymore (unless they have a really, really wantable T-shirt on sale*...because I'm cheap as hell), having something akin to an Amazon Locker is a boon and a win for them.

It's a heck of a smart business strategy and it's going to be interesting (to me at least) to see how successful it is.

*I have a "Fhloston Paradise" t-shirt, and alas, no one ever recognizes the reference. That causes me to be bummed in almost unreasonable amounts.

Supergreen.

Comment Re:Making ThinkGeek even less relevant, hmm? (Score 4, Funny) 93

If you weren't too fucking lazy to read the article, you might know that it's a combination of $37 million and $20/share. You don't deserve your low ID.

While you were busy 'reading articles', he was busy getting a low ID. BTW, UID 1 never read an article.

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