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Comment Re:Well then, CHANGE the law. (Score 0) 515

I'd love to see a law where it was likewise illegal for any public employee to LIE during any interactions with the public.

Finally, cops will actually have to answer the question "Are you a cop?" truthfully.

This presupposes that there is never a reason for a cop to go undercover.

In a world where politicians cannot lie. I don't think we would even need police let alone undercover operations.

Comment Re:Rule of Law (Score 0) 515

"But that doesn't stop perps who get their necks stepped on from shouting "police brutality!" even though they deserve it."

That mentality is the problem, why did you go and fuck up your informative post with this dribble?


A Lost Civilization Beneath the Persian Gulf? 277

Phoghat sends news of a new theory that a once-fertile landmass beneath the Persian Gulf may have supported some of the earliest humans outside of Africa. "Perhaps it is no coincidence that the founding of such remarkably well developed communities along the shoreline corresponds with the flooding of the Persian Gulf basin around 8,000 years ago... These new colonists may have come from the heart of the Gulf, displaced by rising water levels that plunged the once fertile landscape beneath the waters of the Indian Ocean."

Iron-Eating Bug Is Gobbling Up the Titanic 221

gambit3 writes "A newly discovered microbe dubbed Halomonas titanicae is chewing its way through the wreck of the Titanic and leaving little behind except a fine dust, researchers report in the International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 'In 1995, I was predicting that Titanic had another 30 years,' said Henrietta Mann, a civil engineering adjunct professor at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. 'It's deteriorating much faster than that now.'"

Comment Re:Clearly (Score 0) 178

You know what I actually found this /. post interesting and relevant.. too scared to load zdnet again though. So I took the time of your post "Tuesday November 09, @06:10PM". And I found this little gem in YFA's -

"After this, Apple users on Slashdot will defend Steve Jobs. They'll state this can happen on any operating system, and that it is not Apple's responsibility. Then they're say how they are immune to viruses. They'll rejoice when they get their new version of Safari, which is limited to Apple's pre-approved sites.

Then their call will cut out, their screen will break, and their data will disappear. Steve Jobs will tell them that they are "holding it wrong". Apple fans will then bend over and take this abuse, at a personal cost of $4000."

Clearly here we totally think as a group and have exactly the same position on all things from hardware to software. Oh and we respect each other greatly.

- sent from my.. oh F**K, I don't even know anymore.

Comment Re:Your definition of movie may vary... (Score 0) 207

From the FTA: “There is no official deal in place to make that happen, as it isn’t controlled by a ‘distributor’ as such. The only conclusion we can reach is that in the absence of a ‘proper’ distributor, they won’t list us.”

I dunno why he gave such a lame geek answer like "the sky is falling you're retarded". Should have just sent him an email with the distribution info:


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