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Comment Re:My two cents (Score 2, Insightful) 646

No, he's spouting facts. You're whining about "free speech" because you heard someone of FOX bitching about it earlier today.

The fact is, the USTR has no choice but to cancel trademark protection for a trademark that has been proven to have been disparaging at the time it was registered. This isn't a new law; just a (semi) new lawsuit.

Also, it can't possibly be infringing on free speech, because the team is perfectly free to retain the name. They just won't get a government-sanctioned monopoly on it. In that sense, this is a HUGE victory for free speech! We're all now free to call our team "Redskins" and sell any merchandise we want with that name on it.

A real conservative would be cheering; an uneducated parrot-er of bullshit talking points would be whining about free speech.

Comment Re:Pretty Much. (Score 4, Insightful) 387

The GOP has been fractured by a bunch of progressive lefts that pretend to be conservative. (Boehner, etc).

I love how today's Republicans pretend to worship Ronald Reagan, while calling any existing Reagan Republican a RINO.

Reagan raised taxes and the minimum wage when it was good for the economy, allowed fairly easy immigration for illegals already in the country, and happily met with the leaders of enemy states. Today, even talking about any of these things would have Fox News frothing at the mouth.

Obama is to the right of Reagan on a host of issues, and still we get whining from today's Republicans.

Comment Re:Until you experience the speed ... (Score 4, Informative) 338

Your question implies a false equivalency -- one that's pushed by the telecoms in the U.S.

While it's true that the US has much few people per square mile, that's because most people live in cities. There's absolutely no reason that our major cities (at least) can't match the internet speeds of any other similarly sized place in the world.

New Yor City has 27,532 people per square mile. Vegas isn't even that dense and has nearly 4300 people per square mile.

Slow connection speeds in US cities have nothing at all to do with population density.

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