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Comment Re:I am amazed that there is no current limiter (Score 1) 93

There are some issue with the USB spec inrush definition that makes one want to tie fat traces between the power source and the USB port. There are ways of doing this properly, but almost no one wants to pay more than a fraction of a cent on it or become unprofitable/lose out to chinese suppliers, so shit happens.

Comment Re:Post-truth (Score 1) 219

No, I found it.

recidivist
            n 1: someone who is repeatedly arrested for criminal behavior
                      (especially for the same criminal behavior)
        2: someone who lapses into previous undesirable patterns of
                  behavior

This is particularly true of SJW's, who have assumed the answer, mistakenly thought the world changed because they wanted it to (perhaps due to inaccurate Hollywood portrayals of America), and anyone engaged in this behavior is a throwback to a forgotten time. In reality, perhaps you are correct, we are not recidivists, we are obstructionists, but I'm fairly certain they believe the former.

Comment Re:Post-truth (Score 3, Insightful) 219

SJW's scream racism and misogyny so quickly and so easily that they have enabled actual racists and actual misogynists. They shouted down anyone who either used a mildly crude expression, passed on a bad bill that somehow was tied to an SJW interest, failed to renounce some other figure who they deemed badpolitic. They rage against everything from blatant rape to some very shady/everyone-was-guilty date rape cases, to the point where heterosexual men became afraid that there but for the grace of God, they have not yet ended up in prison for women they had sex with. Even mildly insinuating that you have moral or religious issues with homosexuality gets you branded a homophobe and recidivist.

Meanwhile the mainstream person, who may not share their particular zealotry but has what the majority may consider a reasonable view on these topics, become increasingly distrustful of anyone yelling these words out. Now, the Orange Enemy, himself labelled as a misogynist for things I personally think were mostly gross exercises of poor judgement and bad character, but not necessarily misogyny, is appointing people, and those words are being yelled, and we're really not sure if they are truth or just more shrill voices from the lunatic fringe.

That's another example of post-truth, devaluing statements to the point where truth doesn't have meaning.

Comment Re:They didn't succeed though (Score 5, Insightful) 667

What drove that? Black racism and angry trailer parks.

Or put in a less insulting way, poor rural white men were promised the jobs they felt were taken away from them by ... everyone else.

None of which were served by Hillary's campaign strategy. Blacks were taken for granted, trailer trash were called 'despicables'.

"Deplorables" is the word you are looking for. It's important, because only someone like Hillary Clinton would use that word. It conveys a strong sense of rich, out of touch elitist, describing ... all other people. It just happens that this time she meant rural whites.

This is why she lost the election. Benghazi, email-gate, whatever... the republicans have been attacking her for so long, for so many reasons that most of us had tuned out.

Comment Re:Poor Nazis (Score 1) 978

Nazis were the ones using the popular media and personalities to silence and censor and were not the ones being silenced and censored

If you want to make rational discourse about the necessity of a eurocentric world view, go nuts. If you want to call people names, threaten their lives or otherwise taunt and torment them, you really ought to be censored if not jailed. No country will allow this including the US, it is not conducive to a smooth functioning civilization.

If you cannot refrain from mixing your rational discourse with your hate speech, then you still deserve to be censored. Keep it clean, and at least some people will allow your message to get out.

Comment Re:Yes, if they let him. (Score 1) 244

Doubt they will though, seeing as how he and his base have enough trouble accepting terrestrial aliens.

It's an opportunity to build a wall to stop illegal alien immigration. Remember planet Druidia ?

We know a few things about this wall: the combination to open it will be the same as the nuclear launch codes (and Trump's luggage), it will be designed to stop the giant sucking sound we'll hear from interstellar negotiations, and Ivanka Trump might be kidnapped by aliens soon.

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