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Comment: Re:The Keystone Pipeline already exists (Score 5, Interesting) 430

by hondo77 (#49122403) Attached to: Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill
Um, Buffett already makes money hand-over-fist on all kinds of other things already (including railroad regardless of whether the pipeline is approved or not). If you think Obama vetoed Keystone XL just so Buffett can make even more money hand-over-fist, you're seriously deluded.

Comment: Re:Arduino Panic Button (Score 4, Insightful) 327

by hondo77 (#49034503) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Panic Button a Very Young Child Can Use

Or, he could, you know ... BE A FUCKING PARENT.

I'm thinking dad is working (so he can earn, you know, a fucking paycheck to buy fucking food and keep a fucking roof over their fucking heads) while mom is at home being a parent (unless she can't because she's having a fucking seizure).

Comment: Re:Europa (Score 1) 92

by hondo77 (#48963561) Attached to: Obama's 2016 NASA Budget Status Quo, Funds Europa Mission
As one article put it:

For evangelicals, the discovery of advanced extraterrestrial life has the potential to be devastating. Humans, in the view of most evangelicals, are the singular focus of God's creative attention and Christianity is the universal religion. Therefore, other advanced intelligences cannot exist.

Even bytes get lonely for a little bit.