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Comment: Re:Deals? (Score 1) 184

by reboot246 (#48613933) Attached to: Apple Wins iTunes DRM Case

If you get razors from company X you can't get blades from company Y.

Really? I own two brands of razors - an Edwin Jagger and a couple of Merkurs. I can use any brand of blade I want to buy - Astra, Feather, Gillette, Merkur, Personna, Wilkinson, Sharp, Shark, and Polsilver, just to name a few.

Maybe you're buying the wrong kind of razors.

Comment: Re:Short sighted (Score 3, Informative) 228

by reboot246 (#48595507) Attached to: Forbes Blasts Latests Windows 7 Patch as Malware
I have my settings adjusted so that Windows tells me about the updates, but I choose when to download and install them. It's best to wait a couple of days after they're released to find out if anybody is having a problem with one of them. Let some other poor sucker get his computer bricked.

Comment: Re:Where are hurricanes? The other side of the wor (Score 2, Funny) 181

by ArcherB (#48594631) Attached to: Last Three Years the Quietest For Tornadoes Ever

Because that is all that matters right? 'Merica. And really only the East Coast of 'Merica.

Because that was the claim of various alarmist predictions about anthropogenic climate change made after Katrina. If they've made predictions about Asia, I hadn't heard them.

(For those keeping score, since 2005, the year of Katrina, the number of major hurricanes hitting the US mainland stands at zero. No doubt it will go up again at some point, and anthropogenic climate change will be blamed).

I think you are missing the point. Global Warming is the reason we have not been seeing as many hurricanes.

If it rains, it's global warming. If it doesn't rain, it's severe global warming.

Comment: Re:Tough call (Score 1) 1039

by Kohath (#48582761) Attached to: Time To Remove 'Philosophical' Exemption From Vaccine Requirements?

They already forcibly herd all the kids together in the government schools to infect each other with diseases and bring them home to infect the adult population. If you want to keep the government out of your body, then you need to get it out of your family, away from your children, and out of your business.

Comment: Re:Everyone who blamed Bush for everything... (Score 1) 378

Why would either party stop it? Imagine the political power of a party that can eavesdrop on their opposition.

This is a corrupt game of musical chairs.

I'm surprised the music hasn't stopped for the last time.

If only we had real journalists and uncorrupted law enforcement to hold them accountable.

Comment: Re:Neither the Republicans nor the Democrats ... (Score 1) 378

... cares for the nation ... works for the people

As long as we still rely on the Republicans and the Democrats to steer this country, USA is going nowhere fast

If we were truly going nowhere, it would be less worrisome. Make no mistake, we're moving and the ultimate destination is frightening.

If it happens once, it's a bug. If it happens twice, it's a feature. If it happens more than twice, it's a design philosophy.