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Comment: Confederates vs GLBTQ (Score 1) 818 818

So it's apparently fine and everyone is in love with the idea of banning the Confederate Battle Flag but if it were a Rainbow GLBTQ flag they were banning there'd be charges of hate crimes. I support these groups banning these Battle Flag products from their retail systems. If you are going to allow this kind of right of association you also have to let business like photographers and cake decorators choose who they do business. Governments can't be allowed to tell me who I can and can not associate with or do business with.

Comment: Paul Ehrlich, always wrong. (Score 1) 294 294

PaulEhrlich, the author of the Population Bomb! You really don't want to put stock in anything he has to say? This man has been so wrong so many times it's amazing he can keep a job.

From the Population Bomb “The battle to feed all of humanity is over. In the 1970s the world will undergo famines–hundreds of millions of people are going to starve to death in spite of any crash programs embarked upon now.”

Comment: Re:Colorless? (Score 1) 20 20

umm... well... If it reflects all colors then it would be white, so that's not colorless. If it absorbs all colors it'd be black which means it also reflects no color. Reflecting no color would be colorless then. So then it looks like what people think a black hole looks like, and even blacker place in the sky. Yea that's it.

Comment: Re:The Dark Age returns (Score 3, Insightful) 479 479

The problem with Creationists--and the reason it has NO place in a science class--is that they expect people to reject all evidence for a universe billions of years old and all evidence that the Theory of Evolution is correct in favor of another idea for which ZERO evidence exists, an idea for which mountains of evidence in fact disproves. That is the antithesis of science.

This is where you completely misunderstand those who believe in a supreme being. They DO see evidence of existence every time they go to Church, Synagog, Mosque, Temple, etc. Grandma recovered from cancer, it's a miracle from God. Bobby is alcohol free after 5 years, by the grace of God. I'm successful and not on the street, because I go to Church. etc etc. Just like you have been to Atlanta they have been in the presence of God. So for them there's plenty of evidence of the existence of God and that their life long religion, or the one that took them in when they were down, shows them the power of "faith" every day.

Faith, the belief in things not provable, is extremely powerful and it doesn't help one bit when science relies on it for some of their biggest theories, such as string theory and a few others.

Comment: Re:Fabricating an assualt rifle in California... (Score 4, Informative) 391 391

Its not an assault rifle. Those have been banned nationwide since 1986, and controlled/registered nationwide since 1934.

You mean ownership of fully automatic weapons has been banned since 1986. Assault Rifle is essentially a made up term which can apply to what ever the government nitwits want it to apply to. It does not mean fully automatic weapon.

DAM lack of edit. I mean ownership of fully automatic weapons BUILT after 1986 has been banned!. Nearly anyone can own a fully automatic weapon built before 1986.

Comment: Re:Fabricating an assualt rifle in California... (Score 2) 391 391

Its not an assault rifle. Those have been banned nationwide since 1986, and controlled/registered nationwide since 1934.

You mean ownership of fully automatic weapons has been banned since 1986. Assault Rifle is essentially a made up term which can apply to what ever the government nitwits want it to apply to. It does not mean fully automatic weapon.

Comment: Re:Does US have any real jurisdiction over FIFA? (Score 1) 194 194

Now, you stupid barbarians, you have to learn 2 things:

1) there is a good reason THE WORLD calls real football... "football"

2) there is a good reason THE WORLD use the metric system - "off-topic", i know, but...!

Yank here...1) We don't give a fuck 2) See 1.

Greek here... 1) Because your dicks are smaller when using the Imperial system! 2) See 1.

Which brings us back to the topic of corruption.

Comment: Sales call confused with news (Score 1) 387 387

I think the Georgia Straight got a sales call confused with news. As handy as computers are a pen and paper works much better very often. Android, Surface and iPad just don't really work that well to replace a pencil and paper. Until there is a commercially viable 40"x60" Surface with proper drafting table UI we will still be using paper for a long time.

Hacking's just another word for nothing left to kludge.

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