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Comment: Re: In other news (Score 1) 609 609

There are exactly three possible paths a gov't employee can take if they decide to ever send a personal email while holding office: 1) All email, personal and official, sent on government account - no outside account. 2) all email, personal and official, sent on a private, non-government account - no government account. 3) All personal email sent on personal account, all official email sent on official account. Hillary could have gone with option 1, but I suspect she was afraid of filling up government email archives with her personal yoga workout routines. Condi Rice went this route. She could have gone with option 3, but as was witnessed when the Bush White House was found having email servers paid for by the GOP and used by GOP officials to conduct GOP business, the public had a hard time making sense of what they tried to do, and focused on the occasional misstep. No, Hillary went with option 2, and opened herself up to many, many problems. Answer this question - how do Chuck Schummer, Harry arris, and Nancy Pelosi conduct DEMOCRAT PARTY BUSINESS, on private email servers or on government servers? They, being law-abiding legislators I'm certain comply with the Hatch rule and conduct no party business in their offices or on official email accounts. Just like the Republicans did under Busg.

I'm pretty sure she didn't give a rats ass about her yoga routines clogging govt. archives. Hillary is not an idiot, she knew that by hosting her own server, she had control over what was released back to the state department, or anywhere for that matter. If you think she didn't think of this, you are way too trusting, and probably get ripped off a lot. The fact that she did this, shows she values transparency just as much as the Obama administration, and, she's not deserving of office. Hopefully better candidates will be available come 2016....

Comment: Re: Dupe (Score 1) 840 840

Your time might be cheap. Mine is not. I'll gladly pay a specialist to deal with it for me, while I do my own specialization.

I hope you don't think that the local lube shop is staffed by specialists. I spent my high school years working in gas stations, and I can tell you that they're like hot dog factories. you really don't want to know what goes on there.

Comment: Re:So when will the taxi drivers start protesting? (Score 1) 583 583

. ...When you violate those laws you become even more of a risk (in the vast majority of cases)....

vast majority? the vast majority of road users around here break one or more laws every time they get in a car, and a very small percentage of them are having accidents on a regular basis. so, even if they are becoming even more of a risk, it's at best a slightly incremental one.

Comment: Re:Next target, please (Score 1) 626 626

But this wouldn't make you pay more in taxes IF the police force was sized accordingly. If there are fewer laws to enforce, then there should be fewer law enforcement officers, and thus, smaller law enforcement budgets. I suppose the RIF'd police officers could claim harm...

Comment: Re: 1940s technology, here today! (Score 1) 290 290

Why would younger people put a V8 in a car that was already available with a V8? The mustang could be purchased with a 260 from the get go. (later to be upgraded to a 289, then 302. etc. etc.) the birth of the "Muscle car" is generally attributed to John DeLorean, and his 1964 Pontiac GTO. The mustang was the first "Pony Car" to be followed by Chevrolet's Camaro.

Comment: Re:why replace once you have the screwdriver? (Score 1) 260 260

I haven't had an issue with Torx cam-out. my Husqvarna is held together mostly with torx fasteners, and I find that if the right size is used, it's not an issue. i find that cam-out is only really useful tightening, it's undesirable when loosening.

Comment: Re:I have a better idea... (Score 1) 649 649

... I guarantee you that those people running FAILED banks will never work again(except at McDonalds)....

They will get snapped up in a heartbeat. Failing is still experience. now they have a better idea of what NOT to do. Besides, the Banking/Wall St industry is so incestuous, everyone knows everyone, and their buddies over at one of the other big firms will get them a job.

Comment: Re:Almost no one is killed by "assault weapons" (Score 1) 1862 1862

Given enough time to muster a response, the cops do show up in overwhelming numbers and either kill the shooter or cause them to kill themselves This means that the main question is how efficient they can be during the time that they have.

So all we need to do is make guns so hard to load, that the cops have time to arrive. so, outlaw breech loading weapons, allow only muzzle-loaders? still they take a minute or so to load. that'll slow down the mass murderers right? /sarcasm. Seriously, limiting magazine capacity will do next to nothing to slow down a determined shooter. Better that he has multiple armed opponents, preferably unknown to him. Imagine how much harder a time the columbine shooters would have had if they'd had to evade more than 1 armed opponent. shooting fish in a barrel might not be so attractive if the fish were able to shoot back. I don't currently own a gun, but i would feel much safer if criminals had to live with the uncertainty that their intended victims might be armed.

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