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Comment Re:Why did they need his passwords? (Score 1) 385

Several of the things you said there were incorrect.
We don't know what that mayor was using, so we can't really say. Of course, he could have an encrypted HD, and a bios password. That'll make most would be digital intruders go home, including the NSA, because unless that sucker has nuclear codes or something super important like that on it, it's just not worth the time, money, and hassle to try and crack it.

Comment Re:US got bored forcing their laws on other countr (Score 1) 162

They aren't granting any sovereignty, rather they are just letting them keep/sell what they dig up or otherwise obtain, but they still have no ownership of the celestial body. Kind of like prospecting on federal land. You don't own the land, but you get to keep the valuable minerals you pull out of it.
Whether people like it or not, if you can't obtain resources out there, they won't go there. If you've got a profit motive, you won't mine something you can't use or sell. And if you're doing exploration, you will want to use as much from out there as is feasible so you don't have to ship it all from Earth, even if that's possible.

Comment Re:Hypocrisy (Score 1) 258

Whether I agree with your statements is not the subject of this post, but here's something for you to think about.

Spying on my communications pisses me off.
Keeping me alive and not dying for lack of medical care, is something I can't be angry about.

Does that clear up anything for you?

Comment Re: Theory (Score 1) 591

In scientific terms, both Gravity and Evolution are BOTH theories.
The word "theory" doesn't have the same meaning to scientists as it does to the uneducated dolt at a republican convention.
However, both are considered in the same level of trustworthyness or whatever you want to call it. Nobody in a field that studies it doubts it exists anymore than they doubt their own existence, but they do still attempt to refine it and learn more details about it.

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