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Comment Re: America hates Hillary Clinton (Score 1) 1069

If Bush Jr. can get re-elected, so can Trump. It's all a matter of jobs, if Trump creates jobs he will get re-elected, if he doesn't then he'll get the heave-ho just like the Democrats got. Obama's, and therefore the Decomcrat's, largest failure has been the lack of jobs. Bill Clinton is beloved, not because is smoked week and played sax, but because he created jobs and brought this country out of a funk caused by Bush Sr.

Comment Re:America hates Hillary Clinton (Score 1) 1069

No one likes the House of Commons, they continually fail to represent their constituency and instead go off on their own power trips to bolster their own power. The Electoral College system assures that the votes for a state represent the majority winning party in the state, i.e. the majority wins. The whole notion of a nation-wide "popular vote" is meaningless due to California and New York having disproportionately large populations. 2 states alone should not decide who gets elected president.

Comment Re:America hates Hillary Clinton (Score 1) 1069

California is an English-first state. In 1986, Proposition 63, "English Is the Official Language of California Amendment" was passed declaring English the official language of California. This was followed in 1998 with Proposition 227, ""English in Public Schools" which required LEP (Limited English Proficiency) classes to be taught in English. It is important to note that over 100 languages are spoken in both Silicon Valley and the San Francisco metropolitan areas.

https://ballotpedia.org/Califo...
https://ballotpedia.org/Califo...

Comment There's a whole cottage industry of printers (Score 1) 274

I never bought a 3D printer myself, they are too expensive and I could not think of enough uses for one. Instead, twice I have used Thingverse to find something that fit my needs and ordered the item to be printed and mailed to me. There is a cottage industry of people with 3D printers that print the item and mail it to the end-customer. Both items combined cost less than $50 and that's with shipping. Delivery took an average of 4 days from the date of order.

For those curious, the 2 items I ordered are:
Cubicle Phone Mount:
http://www.thingiverse.com/thi...

Mini Desk Fan (turns a 120mm fan into a personal cooling fan):
http://www.thingiverse.com/thi...

Comment Re:Bootloader jeopordizes your audio hardware (Score 1) 116

It happened instantly to Lon Seidman (Lon.tv) when he plugged an Xbox One controller into his 2016 MacBook Pro running in bootcamp. https://www.youtube.com/watch?...

As soon as the controller was plugged in he heard a loud crackle/pop, magic smoke and what he believes were sparks. The only upside was the laptop didn't die, only the speakers.

Comment Re:Except (Score 1) 253

From Amazon:

"A-to-z Claim Conditions

When you buy from third-party sellers on Amazon.com, the condition of the item and its timely delivery are guaranteed under the A-to-z Guarantee.

You can file a claim when all of the following applies:
You have contacted the third-party seller through Your Account.
You have waited two business days for a response.
Your request meets one of our A-to-z Guarantee conditions below.
The third-party seller failed to deliver the item by 3 days past the maximum estimated delivery date or 30 days from the order date, whichever is sooner.
The item you received was damaged, defective, or materially different from the item represented on the product detail page.
The third-party seller agreed that they'd refund you, and they either haven't refunded you at all or the refund is in the wrong amount."

"Note: If the seller's listing is eligible for Amazon Prime, Amazon Customer Service will handle any issues related to the order."

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