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Comment: Re:ABOUT FUCKING TIME! (Score 1) 453

by reboot246 (#49200545) Attached to: Ubuntu To Officially Switch To systemd Next Monday
No, the ACA was not vetted and tested before implementation. That's why it's so screwed up now.

The deal with Romney-care was that it was a STATE program. It was never meant to scale up to be nationwide. That's the way this country is supposed to work. Let the ideas begin and get problems solved on a state level first so that you don't fuck up the whole country with a bad idea.

Some people are just too impatient to wait for change the proper way.

Comment: Communicate? I rarely see them! (Score 1) 33

by reboot246 (#49200475) Attached to: Preferred way to communicate with co-workers?
My fellow employees are usually scattered over several states Monday through Friday. We all go by the office at the end of the week to turn in our paperwork and reports. The rules say that all paperwork has to be turned in before 8 AM on Saturday. Most come by at various times after they get back to town on Friday afternoon or evening. I usually go on Saturday mornings before 8. Therefore we're like ships passing in the night and rarely ever see each other, much less talk.

We've had employees who worked for us a year or two and left, and I never even met them! Last summer we all got together for a retirement party for one of our long-time employees and I didn't know half the people there.

I can go several weeks without seeing our office personnel or my boss. It's kinda great! Now if it just paid more . . . .

Comment: Re:Why Force Your Children to Live in the Past? (Score 1, Insightful) 690

by reboot246 (#49196455) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Should I Let My Kids Become American Citizens?
By the time the children are grown Europe will be Muslim (because they're out-breeding your native populations). In the same time span the US will be a Spanish-speaking third world country or a tightly controlled police state. It's a losing proposition either way.

Best bet is to go find a small isolated island with no inhabitants and call it your home. It's a shame we don't have any space colonies to escape to yet.

Comment: Re:Nope (Score 1) 231

by reboot246 (#49161321) Attached to: Samsung Officially Unpacks Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge At MWC
Hello there. Nice to meet you. We don't know each other, but I own a Galaxy S2.

I don't automatically get a new phone every two years and I know quite a few people who own smart phones and are like me - use it until it's worthwhile to upgrade.

The new S6 phones may very well be worth getting, though. :)

Comment: Re:fees (Score 0, Flamebait) 389

I'm an average user and I pay about $55/month for 60 megabits per second and no data cap. Not exactly turtle speed is it?

That's the way it works in other businesses. They sell cheap cars and expensive cars, cheap burgers and expensive burgers, cheap houses and expensive houses. You get what you pay for most everywhere else, so why not have to pay more for higher speeds and more bandwidth?

You must want super high speed internet for a few bucks a month. It ain't gonna happen. In fact, now it may be harder for you to get that bargain. Happy?

Comment: If this doesn't work the way y'all think (Score 1) 631

by reboot246 (#49142639) Attached to: FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules
If my bill for internet service goes up and the service goes down, I'm coming back here and rip all of you a new one.

This is a government power grab, pure and simple. Mark my words - you will regret it.

Ah, the simple-minded. Aren't they precious? And so easily led.
Remember, if you like your internet, you can keep it. Period.

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