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Comment: Re:I'll make you a deal (Score 1) 1073

by rbochan (#34779522) Attached to: The Continued Censorship of Huckleberry Finn

or you could just have an opening that explains the context and meaning of the word nigger in the time and place the book takes place in. You could boldly confront the issues of slavery and racisim and teach children something important about their history and the history of the human race...

Or the teacher could, you know, teach that to the class.

Comment: Re:Now only if they had thought of this 30 years a (Score 1) 436

by rbochan (#31583216) Attached to: Later School Start For Teenagers Brings Drop In Absenteeism

...We really need a better option for places where walking doesn't work for whatever reason.

Walking? The school systems here bus kids to the school that's ONE BLOCK away. And they stop at every single driveway on a block where a kid lives.

Because... you know... "Why don't you have a seat over there..."

Comment: Re:Wouldn't it have been easier (Score 1) 271

by rbochan (#31246782) Attached to: Newspaper "Hacks Into" Aussie Gov't Website By Guessing URL

Sorry, but the submitter got at wrong. A secret URL is essentially a password - so attempting lots of funny URLs can be like trying lots of ssh logins. The problem here is that it was a weak password, not that they used a secret URL...

Do you work for the Tuttle, OK government?

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