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Comment: Re: Actually, this varies by state... (Score 1) 626

by rezme (#49453513) Attached to: Florida Teen Charged With Felony Hacking For Changing Desktop Wallpaper
In Florida, the school administrator takes the role of parent, without even bothering to notify the actual parent. My son got busted with a bag of weed at school (dumbass), and the first I heard of it was a phone call from the principal saying "your kid is on his way to jail, you should probably head over there and see if you can bail him out". Of course, I left his ass in there until I finished with work, headed home, ate dinner, chilled with the wife for a bit... finally got him around midnight. If it'd been me, and my dad in the same scenario, I'd hadn't been out of school for a week while he let me cool my heels in there.

Comment: Re:Fuck Evangelical Christians (Score 1) 461

by rezme (#48353173) Attached to: Washington Dancers Sue To Prevent Identity Disclosure
Oh look everyone! It's False Equivalency Man!! These two situations have nothing in common. One involves a rich guy donating money to a political cause that suppresses the rights of others. The other is a bunch of women just trying to earn a living using one of the options available to them. The strippers don't have an axe to grind, and just want to do their jobs without being harassed by stiff penised evangelicals (outside of work anyway)

Comment: Re:Open records isn't the issue here (Score 1) 461

by rezme (#48352969) Attached to: Washington Dancers Sue To Prevent Identity Disclosure
I'm willing to bet that the law requiring them to register probably came from the brains of jokers like this in the first place. "If they have to register the fact that they take their clothes off for money, those harlots will think twice about stripping for money!"... Also, I don't doubt that his "desire to pray for them" might be in fact, a way to shame them into quitting their jobs lest they become publicly exposed (nyuk nyuk nyuk). Either that or he's a little perv wanting to stalk them... Honestly with the fundamentalists, it's a toss up either way.

Comment: Re:That's a howler (Score 3, Interesting) 331

by rezme (#48281715) Attached to: Colleges Face New 'Gainful Employment' Regulations For Student Loans
In your haste to make a "communism" reference, you missed: In order to receive federal student aid, the law requires that most for-profit programs, regardless of credential level, and most non-degree programs at non-profit and public institutions, including community colleges, prepare students for "gainful employment in a recognized occupation"

Comment: Re:not complicated...monopology (Score 1) 346

by rezme (#48103751) Attached to: Why America Won't Match Sweden's Cheap, Fast, Competitive Internet Services
So you either subsidize it with your taxes (a fixed amount) or you subsidize it by getting raped by the ISP (an amount that can change when the CEO farts). Also, how many of your "5+ choices" are top tier providers? If the answer is 1, then you're dealing with a monopoly. If there's only one car company that makes highway capable vehicles, and everyone else is manufacturing golf carts, then they're hardly the same thing. Even if the answer is 2, then it's a duopoly because there still won't be competition, as history shows that those circumstances lead to collusion, not competition.

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