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Comment: Re:Prime Scalia - "Words no longer having meaning" (Score 0) 588 588

by slashdot_commentator (#49992355) Attached to: Supreme Court Upholds Key Obamacare Subsidies

The two points you miss again stupid is:

1) The Congress fucked up the wording in a sentence in the law they cobbled together. When Congress fucks up, the Supreme Court determines how to reasonably interpret what the law is required to do. That's not judicial overreach. This is how the real world works.

2) The Supreme Court can't do crap once the Republican House proposes revisions to "correct" the intent of the adjudicated provision, and the Republican Senate votes to pass it on to the POTUS for signing. The Congress still has the power to correct its fuckup.

Learn how the Constitution of the US and the real world works!

Comment: Re:Prime Scalia - "Words no longer having meaning" (Score 1) 588 588

by slashdot_commentator (#49990373) Attached to: Supreme Court Upholds Key Obamacare Subsidies

Its doing neither. Congress fucked up when it wrote the PPACA, so now the Judiciary branch made the decision that America lives in the real world, and its not in its interest to screw over a significant population because Congress wrote a provision ambiguously. There is a different standard in civil contract law, but even it does not always side with a plaintiff's interpretation of how an agreement is to be implemented.

If the wording in the PPACA is unacceptably flawed, there is nothing to stop the Congress from amending the law to reflect its intended wording. It should be a cakewalk, considering the Republican party controls both houses. Guess what? Your congressman/senator is choosing to accept the SCOTUS ruling.

Comment: Re:Get Even (Score 1) 327 327

People don't seem to get that Google is not the solution for every ailment in the computer industry. Because Google is a conglomeration of startups, offering services for free, without a single clue about customer satisfaction. Google has no follow through. Its like Apple, with its inability to provide reliable services outside of the box it sells. Google will never buy postgres, then try to stick it to Oracle. Oracle needs to be a "threat" to Google's market plan before Google will react, and Oracle will never succeed in a manner where it can pose such threat to Google. If a competitor came out with a marginally better search engine, Google would be dead as a profitable company. They'd have to count on their self-driving car or "internet of things" to bail them out.

Comment: Re:Linux Nightmares (Score 1) 77 77

Kudos for sticking with Linux, but you should be bright enough to figure out that this the "price" you pay for using Linux. The price of "anarchy" is that the community chooses its leaders; there is no "vetting" or removal procedure. Basically, things have to get XFree86 bad before something gets done about it. Your whining about the "proletarian coders' paradise" falls on deaf ears, much like the Soviet Union. Hell, there aren't even Linux (not RMS) evangelists that will bother to raise the battle flag anymore.

Comment: Re:What's their fear with that? (Score 1) 77 77

1) They license other companies intellectual property. They can't just willy-nilly make all of their drivers' source code public.

2) A decade ago, NVIDIA other companies were so competitive, they were concerned that revealing their driver source code could reveal their hardware tricks to speed up graphics performance. Then their competitors could reverse-engineer the detail in their next generation card, and "catch up" to NVIDIA's performance. Luckily, they may be finally realizing that they get more of an advantage by utilizing free debugging & fixes from their enthusiast customers.

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