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Comment: Re:Don't commit crimethink against Her Highness! (Score 1) 9

by smitty_one_each (#49518161) Attached to: Her Majesty's Latest Blunder
We'll have to give it a few decades for facts to creep out, but if it turns out that BHO is the climax of a "soft conspiracy", and amounts to an attack on the country, I will be completely unable to register surprise.
Or maybe he's just a dickhead.
But I'm not sure he's all that substantially more evil than many others cruising at that altitude. The GOP hardly seems to miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity to set about reforming anything.

Comment: Re:Look, he's been consistent (Score 1) 12

by smitty_one_each (#49508281) Attached to: President Lawnchair Discovers a Spine?

So then you were either expecting him to be more conservative than Reagan, or not paying attention. Which was it?

I'll take "Rejecting the Premise" for $50, Alex.
The great conservative revival is to come, and I anticipate you'll be as honest with the flood of prosperity as you've shown yourself elsewhere.

Comment: Re:Ehhh What ? (Score 1) 149

Well, except for those times where mathematicians have let their imaginations run wild and developed weird mathematical models which were later found to describe some corner of the universe...

The relationship between mathematics and reality is a complex one, and there is no way to rationally understand the imaginary part. And that statement is true on many more levels than you might at first think.

May the farce be with you.

Comment: Re:Ehhh What ? (Score -1) 149

A law that is violated in my garden every Spring as the seeds germinate, take root, send up leaves, and decrease atmospheric carbon dioxide.

There is something fundamentally wrong about the fundamental "laws" of thermodynamics. Put succinctly, they fail to take into account that these "laws" do not apply to the observer, who is not necessarily decaying into his constituent parts during the process of observation.

Comment: Re:Eh? (Score 1) 56

by Will.Woodhull (#49507605) Attached to: If Earth Never Had Life, Continents Would Be Smaller

Well it is far better not to dunk your cookies but to let them crumble between the hammers and anvils of your teeth. That's what most of the adults do, anyway.

Some species of trees, like Douglas fir, are called "primary soil builders" because their roots break up exposed bedrock. John Denver sang a ditty about the flower that shattered the stone. Yes, Virginia, some life forms actively increase erosion.

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