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Comment Re:Asking? (Score 1) 156

I've never had to ask a doctor to prescribe a generic EVER. If there is a generic it just gets substituted by the pharmacist because that's how things actually work. If there is a generic, you don't really have to do anything.

Why it seems to be case for this particular drug is certainly something worth examining.

Comment Re:SJW (Score 1) 201

...except these social justice types lose any sense of perspective and end up supporting absurd things, repressive regimes, and leaders that support or benefit from repressive regimes.

Liberals kind of jumped the shark. These days they excuse all sorts of nonsense that the classic civil rights movement would have nothing to do with.

Comment Re:What about the NBA? (Score 4, Interesting) 463

You also have different groups of people that ignore sports as a way to get ahead entirely. They decide to go to college in order to get ahead or start a business in order to become rich and famous.

American blacks are an intensely anti-intellectual demographic versus Pakastanis.

Comment Re:Pretty cool (Score 3, Insightful) 165

The power costs of running your own little PC is gravely overblown. On the other hand, this takes everything out of your control and makes it dependent on any number of 3rd parties. Any one of them could fail.

One of the whole points of local content is that you can completely ignore any external network issues, like it not even being there.

Otherwise, you could just use Netflix and not bother with your own media in the first place.

Comment Re: oh, yes (Score 1) 199

The polls say otherwise...

Hillary is supposed to be running against the anti-Christ but she seems to be barely scraping by. Perhaps she shouldn't say Trump's name so much. That's a pretty rookie mistake for politics.

DNC arrogance and incompetence is far more of an influence on this election than Putin.

Comment Re:Surprised I'm still alive! (Score 2) 527

Actually... it depends.

Different people do better with different fad diets.

On the other hand, the old school recommendations are the least harmful. That would be to eat a little of everything in moderation. While that was not optimal, it did not hit the achilles heel of 66% of the population like the food pyramid did.

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