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Comment Re:The Discrimination is about wages, not age (Score 4, Interesting) 207

I don't need any government regulations backlash on my hands, so I try to ensure it just doesn't come to that. Hiring somebody older in the West means hiring somebody who is a more protected class (in terms of government laws) and it can be dangerous for me, as it can hurt me financially and this is where I draw the line.

As if discrimination in hiring isn't subject to "government regulations backlash".

I'm tempted to report you myself... it's not often that someone is stupid enough, even pseudononymously, to admit to a clear violation of the law in a manner that they cannot delete on a site that maintains logs...

Comment Re:Why isn't Social Security working? (Score 2, Informative) 207

You Libs sold it to the public in the 30's. Now it's failing. Why?

Failing in the sense that Social Security still raises more money in taxes than it pays out as benefits?

Or failing in the sense that you "cons" are deathly afraid of they day that that tax surplus goes away (as planned) and you cannot spend every cent on a defense budget larger than the next 10 countries' combined spending?

Comment Re:Funny, you ignore the Jan numbers... (Score 1) 397

Add Jan + Feb and you will find that 2017 > all years except 2013. Make sure you only connect the things that support your argument?

My argument which was, what exactly?

Ah, yes... that "the business world has an over-abundance of confidence in where the US is heading at this point which are driving these numbers" is not supported by "these numbers."

Also, Jan + Feb 2015 > Jan + Feb 2017, so you're doubly wrong.

Comment Re:Yeah (Score 5, Informative) 397

The business world has an over-abundance of confidence in where the US is heading at this point which are driving these numbers. These numbers were precipitated by Obama over his last 8 years but to be honest he never inspired this level of confidence.

Hell yeah! We will completely ignore that monthly job gains were even higher in the last month of Obama's presidency, as reported in the summary, and even higher still in February 2016, which preceded the election. But wait, also the same thing in 2015, which preceded Trump's nomination. Bit of a dip in 2014, but even higher numbers in 2013.

This totally supports your argument, so long as you avoid thinking about anything connected to reality.

1-Month Net Change: All employees, thousands, total nonfarm, seasonally adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2013 211 286 130 197 226 162 122 261 190 212 258 47
2014 190 151 272 329 246 304 202 230 280 227 312 255
2015 234 238 86 262 344 206 254 157 100 321 272 239
2016 126 237 225 153 43 297 291 176 249 124 164 155
2017 238(P) 235(P)

Comment Re:Nothing of value left to measure (Score 1) 167

Real music disappeared long ago, Now we have this bleak, dystopian nonsense that seems to be designed to destroy the minds of those who listen to it.

Yeah! Wagner should take that operatic garbage back to Leipzig, and all right thinking people should only buy Cantata. Bach must be rolling over in his grave!

And get off my commons you hooligans!

Comment Re:A bit too much hype (Score 2) 78

First, it is a tiny continental fragment, not a whole continent. Second, their evidence is based only tiny crystals washed ashore, as all island is covered in more recent lava. I will trust this more when they actually drill through that one or two km of lava to recover the actual ancient continental crust.

No. Even the summary does not suggest that Mauritius is an "old" continental fragment ("Mauritius is an island, and there is no rock older than 9 million years old on the island."). They are reporting on zircon inclusions found within lavas and hypothesized to have come from subducted continental crust, rather than subducted oceanic plate (much younger) or the mantle itself.

Comment Banning for "inconvenient truths" is still OK. (Score 4, Insightful) 899

"It's clear that Reddit banned us because we were becoming very popular and spreading inconvenient truths about who's ruining our country and robbing our children of a future," the moderator said.

Whatever. You're still banned,and whining about secret 'persecutorial' motivations won't do anything to change that.

Stormfront will probably host you and not bat an eye. Why do you feel so deprived? If you wanted to stay on Reddit you could simply have stamped out the doxing problem and, you know, followed Reddit's 'pretextual' rules.

Comment Re:They need to fix their network (Score 1) 78

Only reason I stick with AT&T is their 4G LTE coverage and the civilized function of being able to use DATA whine in a call. Verizon and their archaic system that disallows data during a call needs to be thrown out.

Verizon's archaic VoLTE capability that lets you use DATA while in a call, that I used just last week, you mean?

That feature was introduced in late 2014. Sounds more like your knowledge is archaic.

Comment Re:CNN? (Score 1) 161

Um, women letting you grab them because they want you to as you are a celebrity is not sexual assault. Did you listen to the audio recording at all?

Yes.
"I'm automatically attracted to beautiful [women] -- I just start kissing them. It's like a magnet. Just kiss. I don't even wait. And when you're a star they let you do it. You can do anything ... Grab them by the pussy. You can do anything."

Sexual assault requires that the contact be unwanted, but as that is not what he described, it is your bias, or your source's bias showing.

The women complaining to the media seemed to think that it was unwanted. But of course, they're biased... and you're not.

Comment Re:Speaking of starts... (Score 1) 58

Right, so your guesswork trumps my actual experience.

Well, if Adobe can't tell people how to do it and you can't tell people how to do it then your actual experience means jack diddly.

Would you like screenshots or something?

Yes. Installation instructions with a screenshot walkthrough. Thanks for offering.

Maybe I'm a secret shill for software that can no longer be purchased.

Definitely you're equally useless as of the quoted reply. But there's room for improvement.

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