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Comment: The Macro Picture (Score 1) 244

by sgt_doom (#49690921) Attached to: RTFM? How To Write a Manual Worth Reading
First, whatever became of of the FM which used to come with the software? Billy Gates and Co. halted it, so their Micro$oft Publishing Co. could reap profits from forced purchases by the noobies.

The very best documentation I've ever read --- and I suspect was written by engineers --- was the Perkins-Elmer OS 8/32 Processor Manual --- once this was read through and through (took me about 50 times) one completely grasped and understood the operating system at the hardware level/software level --- truly a beauteous proposition!

The next wonderful documentation was provided by Mark Minasi, on the private or commercial side, but I don't believe he is writing it anymore, but his books were top notch!

People to be avoided were technically ignorant types like Scott Mueller, who was simply a copyist, and would copy long lists of hardware parts (a great list compiler) but simply and obviously didn't understand hardware or computer sci.

But my experience --- and many others --- was that once outstanding inhouse documentation is written, the efftard bosses usually believe they can do without you!

Comment: Re:Boohoo, crocodile tears. (Score 4, Interesting) 148

But it goes so far even beyond your excellent comments which I fully agree with: the entire 9/11 script from start to finish was handled or coordinated by just several people with the CIA: and primarily Alfreda Bikowsky (Silverstein), who never disseminated the hijacker data to the FBI, and ordered others not to, then lied to Congress about the CIA's torture program, and knowingly tortured innocent men to elicit false confessions. And her husband over at Foundation in Defense of Democracies is involved with the publication of books attacking anyone who questions the official 9/11 conspiracy theory!

Comment: We are in the Fourth Reich (Score 1) 148

The Third Reich took place in Germany, the Fourth Reich is not extant in Amerika!

Time to cut the crap --- CIA has never been formally audited (I suspect the same applies to the NSA, DIA and others) --- time to audit them and shut them down as they have nothing to do with national security and EVERYTHING to do with supporting the Fourth Reich.

Recommended reading: Expulsions, by Saskia Sassen (she's the daughter of a Nazi, so she should know)

Comment: Re:Real reason (Score 1) 553

by sgt_doom (#49613485) Attached to: Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina Announces Bid For White House
What media? You mean tha newsy whorescum who sometimes forget themselves (like Brian Williams, formerly with ABC, and that Canadian fellow, Gian what's-his-face, formerly of CBC and now in jail) and continue lying once they get off the air? The very same Amerikan media owned by five corporations, themselves financed by just two major banksters which nobody seems to know who they ownership is?

Comment: rahvin112 needs to put up, or STFU! (Score 1) 395

by sgt_doom (#49607035) Attached to: Bernie Sanders, Presidential Candidate and H-1B Skeptic
So all those SEC filings I've perused over the years, all those GAO reports, and various other books and reports and filings on deferred income and hedge fund managers and hedge fund people and private equity types is all lies?????

I think not, mofo! So how's about putting up or STFU! And to those ignorant of forensic finance, the super-rich and the hedge fundsters and private equiteers routinely give themselves "loans" from their offshore monies, which means they transfer their money back themselves in not taxable form, since their so-called "interest" they pay is not only non-taxable, but is really just transferring more money offshore!

Comment: Re:Can he win? (Score 1) 395

by sgt_doom (#49606991) Attached to: Bernie Sanders, Presidential Candidate and H-1B Skeptic
Contrary to your ignorance, there is a parliamentarian procedure (I believe it is called "mediation") which allows the Executive branch to invoke it and therefore allow for a one-vote only majority on financial legislation, as opposed to the usual two-thirds majority required. (This only applies to financial legislation.)

This was invoked many, many times during the George Weasel Bush administration, but has yet to ever be invoked during Obama's time in the White House.

Comment: Re:Sanders amazes me (Score 1) 395

by sgt_doom (#49606973) Attached to: Bernie Sanders, Presidential Candidate and H-1B Skeptic
Excellent points, overall, his record is the best, it is on a few individual items where he falters, i.e., voting down the food stamp legislation and then stating he had second thoughts about that vote, and not being VOCAL ENOUGH about jobs offshoring and the use of foreign visa replacement scab workers!

Comment: Screw skepticism, it violates the law! (Score 1) 395

by sgt_doom (#49606935) Attached to: Bernie Sanders, Presidential Candidate and H-1B Skeptic
Sanders is very skeptical of the H-1B program, ...

Huh???? It ain't about skepticism, and if Sanders, a congressional critter, and supposedly with a law degree, still CANNOT figure out that it is AGAINST THE FRIGGING LAW!!!! American workers cannot be replaced unless it is proven that no qualified workers can be found, AND SINCE THEY ARE in the effing position to begin with, that goes against the law.

Which is why the next two videos are soooo fundamental and sooo important:

Comment: Re:More like a diversion for more H-1B (Score 1) 165

by sgt_doom (#49556091) Attached to: Think Tanks: How a Bill [Gates Agenda] Becomes a Law
But it isn't really about progress or innovation or creation, it is about the dismantling of the economy, while extracting as much profit as possible until the sad end. With every job, so goes a piece of the GDP, and now, in dramatic comparison to the 1950s and 1960s, the bulk of the tax base of America derives from payroll taxes, which the super-rich certainly don't pay, i.e., Amerika is so very effed!

Comment: And supply & demand today . . . (Score 3, Interesting) 165

by sgt_doom (#49556077) Attached to: Think Tanks: How a Bill [Gates Agenda] Becomes a Law
. . . only really works in the labor market we are told, since it is completely inoperative everywhere else!!!!!

And taken a bit further, with a bit more modern historical research, NAFTA was about the same thing: new regs allowing for foreign ownership of Mexican banks (within one year of the passage of NAFTA, or signing by Mexico, 90% of their banks became foreign owned), when then favor Big Agra, which speedily moves in to take over the agriculture industry, while payouts go to Mexican politicians favoring the privatizing of those farmlands occupied by Mexican subsistance farmers, who are then forced off their lands, and thus journey north to America, to continue the downward trend on wages at the lower levels, etc., etc., etc.

It's not so hard to lift yourself by your bootstraps once you're off the ground. -- Daniel B. Luten