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Comment: Re:Fuck so-called religious "freedom" (Score 1) 1110

by Grishnakh (#49387281) Attached to: Apple's Tim Cook Calls Out "Religious Freedom" Laws As Discriminatory

The ACLU isn't really "left", they're civil libertarians. The "left's" values only sometimes coincide with social libertarianism. It also depends on which part of the "left" you're talking about: like the right, they're a coalition of different interests who don't always agree: environmentalists, vegans, SJWs, progressives, secularists, communists, etc. are usually associated with the left, but these different groups have different aims and frequently disagree on things. On the right, there's the religious nutters, the big-business pushers, the economic libertarians, the imperialists and war-hawks, etc.

Comment: Re:Not an April Fools post! (Score 1) 188

No doubt due to the fact that in much of CA (the densely populated areas next to the coast) you can survive without an AC or any type of heating.

With a little more insulation than usual, you can do that pretty much anywhere in the USA. Oddly, California has higher standards for insulation than pretty much anywhere in the USA. We would very much like the rest of you to catch up sometime.

Comment: Re:No such thing as clean coal (Score 2) 188

Yes, the idea that EVERY kind of coal is radioactive contaminated is bullshit.

Right, just the majority of available coal. We've used up the most convenient deposits of it, just like everything else.

And if you collect it an deposit it somewhere it is not more radioactive then the highest yielding uranium ores.

Which suggests the question, is that actually that wonderful? Also, whether it's being collected. Maybe in Germany. Not in the USA or China, though.

The highest contaminated fly ash is 'just ad the edge' that it would be commercially viable to

...make poisonous drywall out of it, as they have done in China?

You can google for the amount of 'dust' (mercury etc.) that is emitted by a german plant. It is in the range of a few kg per year.

Assuming you believe those figures.

Comment: Re: Woop Di Do Da! (Score 1) 188

ou can think their relatively mild moderate climate for that,

You can mostly thank our massive population. There are more people living in and around Los Angeles alone than the population of at least half the states in the nation — probably far more if you count illegals correctly, something the census can never possibly accomplish.

Comment: Re:Too late (Score 1) 144

by Billly Gates (#49386343) Attached to: Firefox 37 Released

Firefox is very outdated.

Chrome and IE (yes IE) have since 2009 used per process for each tab for security and reliability. So you maybe fine if you have 6 tabs. 30 tabs?? One bad javascript and BAM all the rest of the 29 tabs go with it. One malicious javascript in a tab can sniff the others through an exploit too.

So yes Chrome is better just from an architecture point of view.

Firefox is known to have forks in its database stored in your Firefox profile. This means very slow startups too over time. Chrome and IE do not have this issue.

Comment: Re:Too late (Score 1) 144

by Billly Gates (#49386315) Attached to: Firefox 37 Released

With sane choices dwindling, I'm starting to ask myself: Is IE really so bad these days? I don't want to use a browser made by an advertising company. Or one being ruined by a bunch of tards.

Spartan is a firefox style rewrite similiar to Firefox from Mozilla a decade ago.

The roles have reversed in the browsers.

Comment: Re:Why doesn't Moz acknowledge the market share is (Score 1) 144

by Billly Gates (#49386259) Attached to: Firefox 37 Released

Speaking of this as Firefox was Netscape reborn after a complete rewrite ... Spartan is the Firefox of IE a complete rewrite.

IE/trident desperately needs this.

FYI IE was a great browser in the 1990s. Even IE 6 in 2001 had some bugs but was a decent 2000 era compliant and modernbrowser for its time. IE invented CSS, ajax, dynamic html, etc.

It because very buggy, insecure, extremely outdated, and poorly managed FAST last decade and by 2004 it was a POS compared to Opera and Mozilla (pre Firefox).

Spartan is still behind at 2012 levels but man it works well and is fast and has a future if MS keeps adding features into its new base.

Comment: Re:Why doesn't Moz acknowledge the market share is (Score 1) 144

by Billly Gates (#49386139) Attached to: Firefox 37 Released

Odd I am routing for Spartan not identifying as webkit.

Reason being is if webmasters only see -webkit they will ignore W3C and Firefox will be toast as websites won't look right.

It will be 2004 all over again with a new IE 6. IE and Firefox are the ones fighting which is strange and so opposite of 10 years ago.

Comment: Re:No. I disagree. (Score 2) 142

by Billly Gates (#49385959) Attached to: Tatooine Youth Suspected In Terrorist Attack

Remember the Star Wars prequels?

I don't blame the population supporting the empire after seeing such darkness, corruption, incompetence, and ineptitude of Republican rule in the galaxy.

They were the bad guys and it is mirroring the us senate today. Shoot! No technological innovations and economic malaise for thousands of years. Under the empire shit got done and the galaxy moved forward. The rebels were the ones killing people. Empire would leave you alone as long as you didn't destabilize or rebel the galaxy. Jedi can be twisted to religious fundamentalism too and supporting an outdated system like Is is does with a caliphate.

Comment: Re:Contradiction in article summary (Score 1) 245

by Grishnakh (#49385905) Attached to: Why More 'Star Wars' Actors Don't Become Stars

'really, everyone in this low-income school has a personal trainer and stylist? And these people manage to have perfect hair as soon as they wake up or after running through the mud?'

US shows (and Canadian ones aimed at the US market too) take this to an extreme in other ways too. Notice that shows about young, broke 20-somethings always have them living in luxurious houses and apartments, usually in swanky city centers where rent is astronomical?

"I think Michael is like litmus paper - he's always trying to learn." -- Elizabeth Taylor, absurd non-sequitir about Michael Jackson