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Comment: Re:Vulnerabilities (Score 1) 272

by nickscalise (#43014009) Attached to: iOS 6.1.3 Beta 2 Patches evasi0n Jailbreak
And you think it's reasonable for the average person to read and understand a 325 page EULA [apple.com]?

I see what you did there. EULA is really only 10 pages. The rest of the pages is the same EULA translated to other languages.

Implying that the EULA is 325 pages of pertinent text in the readers native language is a bit disingenuous, no?

Comment: Re:They told me (Score 4, Informative) 812

by nickscalise (#42980303) Attached to: Homeland Security Stole Michael Arrington's Boat

His point was it really did not matter who he voted for. The crap continues.

Or, it could be that the folks who told him that were just saying ANYTHING to keep Romney from being elected. Because their guy was already giving them stuff, and they did not want to stop receiving stuff.

Comment: Re:Silly idealist! (Score 1) 540

by nickscalise (#42405011) Attached to: Krugman: Is the Computer Revolution Coming To a Close?
Do you really think that they paid 78% of their income to the government as taxes?

Even if you take out that 78% was the marginal rate, i.e. 78% of everything over $1million (or whatever it was) there were still tax shelters that they could use to reduce their gross income.

Do you really think that now is the only time there are/were rich people influencing the government for breaks?

Comment: Re:Hydrophobic? (Score 2) 173

by nickscalise (#42074221) Attached to: Water Bottle Fills Itself From the Air
Our current president answered the question pretty similarly: "What I've said to them is that I believe that God created the universe and that the six days in the Bible may not be six days as we understand it ... it may not be 24-hour days, and that's what I believe. I know there's always a debate between those who read the Bible literally and those who don't, and I think it's a legitimate debate within the Christian community of which I'm a part. My belief is that the story that the Bible tells about God creating this magnificent Earth on which we live -- that is essentially true, that is fundamentally true. Now, whether it happened exactly as we might understand it reading the text of the Bible: That, I don't presume to know."

You know you've landed gear-up when it takes full power to taxi.