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Comment No to Line Item Veto (Score 1) 873

So that Obama can completely eliminate any input from the minority party from any bill that reached his desk? At least now they have to compromise to get something passed. What would stop the D's from putting in everything that the R's wanted just to get something passed quickly, only to have Obama tkae the R's items out line by line? Line item should not be the solution.

The best bet is a one item, one bill approach. This way each item would be voted up or down and you could CLEARLY see who was opposed to what and who was for what items. This way politicians can't hide behind "I voted for the bill to ban money to stem cell research because it had a rider on it that increased military wages by 2% and I couldn't vote against that." It would eliminate hiding behind one thing to vote for another. And it would give the constituents a clear view of what their Senators and Representatives stood for. But you know that is exactly what our Representatives and Senators would fear most...a clear view of what they really are.

Comment Is LSB Error Guarunteed? (Score 1) 499

Are all errors guaranteed to be in the least significant bit? What happens if it is in the most significant bit? What happens when you are doing AND/OR operations? I don't think any errors on such things would be necessarily good. "Gee, I can never seem to know what whether or not that option will be turned on in the program since the processor has intentional random errors."

What am I missing here?

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