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Comment Re:Translation: More H-1Bs (Score 1) 118

I definitely fully agree. The whole thing is a scam and the democratic party is as corrupt as any other, totally infatuated with enriching itself, and basically doesnt care about the country one bit.

The idea that there is an IT worker shortage is a documented lie and that this is a fact. You have Tech giants who have billions and want billions more who want cheap low wage labor to increase their profit margin. The main way the democrats get elected is promising more welfare giveaways and free college. They may give lip service to jobs but as with anything its all verbiage designed to dupe an ignorant public who is supposed to believe the lies.

The fact is college debt issue would be far less critical if 1) STUPID and incompetent, greedy colleges and their staff would stop letting people take useless degrees such as Art History and Sociology and steer people into STEM programs 2) we would stop giving our jobs away to foreign aliens and thus depriving our own citizens of the jobs that they were promised when they began to study for their degree.

The fact is instead of blaming the police for crime it would be better if we had apprenticeship programs and better STEM career paths in inner cities and stop promoting policies that cause a deterioration of the family. What happens is these aimless youth without fathers or guidance go into gangs and through peer pressure and acceptance in the gang and the financial rewards, they have to attack innocent victims, and kill that part of them that tells them its wrong. Instead, the same little elite club that includes tech giants promoted through TV just a moral vacuum without good moral values and does little or nothing to promote traditional values which are proven adn documented to reduce crime.

Lets say if there was a shortage of workers, hypothetically, you could hit two birds with one stone, fixing the social and economic disaster in inner cities and poor community by getting Americans into the jobs that we have. This would give you a supply of labor while fixing the countries crime problem. All the DNC seems to know how to do is scapegoat the police and promise more welfare programs, while at the same time they are in bed with media giants which are actually a part of the social collapse and disarray in the US such as the high divorce rates, through the decline of moral examplar and positive images in the media.

The fact is the DNC would rather continue to let the inner cities in the US go to hell, because they want this, and instead bring in foreign aliens into the country to both steal jobs that should be for American Citizens and also drive down wages. The DNC knows that the inner city welfare population will vote for the DNC, because its who gives them welfare, not realizing the DNC gives them welfare. And the foreign alien votes DNC because the DNC helps them steal jobs from American citizens. So its a win win for the DNC, but horrible for the country. You end up having policies that continue to neglect inner cities and the poverty in the USA, so a bunch of greedy fascistic evil bastard Tech Giants can greedily bring in cheap foreign labor instead of investing in their own country.

Another evil aspect of the H1B is the fact it keeps third world countries poor while making the USA a third world country because of wage suppression. This is because it drains third world countries of the very high intellect high skilled workers those countries need to develop those countries technologically.

Also add on to all of this that the Tech Giants are born out of a culture in many parts of the country which sort of has a chip on its shoulder against America because of all of the indoctrination about how terrible the USA is, and apparently they have taken it very seriously, wanting to wreck and ruin the country. Thats why I saw H1B visas are punishment in order tp punish americans, even though most Americans dont have anything to do with slavery, as Ben Carson said, no one alive today is a slave or a slaveholder. Yet the grudge is there, and some take it to an unhealthy extreme, thast everything the USA has been has to be destroyed and eliminated. This extremism which dominates the DNC today is what turned me against the party. The party is no longer about equal opportunity for minorities, which is something I and quite frankly most in the RNC want, its about attacking and getting revenge against the country and its majority group, and doing everything they can to scapegoat and villify them. Tech giants devastate the US by bringing in H1B visas and then they can use the result that poverty in the inner city never improves as a way to scapegoat innocent Americans.

You also have others who feel like they have to "prove" something to the DNC and the globalists by agreeing to flood the US with cheap foreign labor. Anyone who opposes it is accused of not liking this or that immigrant group. Really, we dont have to allow foreign aliens into our country to prove anything and stopping all immigration does not mean that we dislike foreign people, but on the other hand that we do have a right to secure borders, sovereignty, and for the Americans to have good well paying jobs. The idea that unless you allow your country to be flooded with immigration invasions that you dislike a foreign group is a false narrative. Having a zero immigration policy has nothing to do who a foreign group is, and does not mean they are as not as good, it does have to do with the USA having a right to maintain its sovereignty and traditional character and as well protect its citizens jobs.

The DNC as always has done a masterful job of disguising its hatred of America under all sorts of meaningless feel good terms like "diversity". What drives the lust for immigration invasions, such as H1B programs that steal jobs from Americans, is because they hate America and want to erase the country from the face of the earth through immigration invasions and they feel it is their duty to punish American citizens. Another false narrative of the globalist is that immigration from everywhere promotes diversity. It does not. With those kinds of policies you would destroy diversity because every country would lose all of its distinct qualities and characteristics. If you wanted to protect diversity you would be for zero immigration policies because that would protect the unique identities and cultuires of all of the nations of the earth in the best way we can. The people who really respect the heritage of all groups on this planet are those who oppose H1B programs and other kinds of mass immigration.

I know that into these things native americans often comes up. How does flooding the US with more immigration help the Native American? For instance, in Hawaii because of continued immigration of the Japanese into Hawaii, the native population of Hawaii as a percentage of population continues to fall. I am all for native americans growing their population and maintaining their unique culture and identity. The only use for a DNC globalist for a native american is to use it as a guilt trip to continue their vengeful and hate filled agenda to ruin and destroy America.

The reality is if we respect the heritage, culture and identities of all of the nations on this planet, and protect the diversity of such, we should support zero immigration policies.

Comment Re:This is why Globalization won't matter (Score 1) 474

macroeconomically it doesnt have to create new jobs. It can literally leave no jobs left to do, so any freed up consumer money basically just has no where to go. IF the jobs do not increase proportionally to demand, its true, i mean, if 0 jobs are being created by demand, its technically possible to have really no need for humans. As well, if consumers decide they have enough things, they will just stop buying so even money freed up by automation just wont be spent.

Comment Where do the profits go (Score 1) 474

I think a good question is where do the increased profits go? If it goes to a lower cost product maybe it will create new jobs by freeing up more consumer money. If it goes to executives, it wont.

Another piece of advice, want this sugary stuff without supporting these big corps? Go to a locally run bakery and buy their pastries, if you still have them. They probably sell healthy products too perhaps.

Comment Never got embrace and extend (Score 1) 170

Some compare this to embrace and extend. Some IE features such as XMLHTTPRequest that Microsoft added to the web actually made interactive web possible for things like messaging apps. Instead of balking at Microsoft's ideas, why not adopt them into open source projects? If microsoft had not adopted Web technology it would have instead made its own entirely proprietary protocol. I dont know, it sounds like its much easier to emulate a few Microsoft extensions to an open protocol than to try to emulate an entirely proprietary protocol. Why not emulate Microsofts extensions instead of just complain? Thats what doesnt make sense about the embrace extend argument, if they make entirely their own proprietary protocol, does that make things easier for you to support? It was a while before Linux could support additional filesystem permissions like inherited permissions and a seperate create and modify bit, does it today, even, features found in Windows for some time.

Fortunately much of Linux userland is under GPL so if Microsoft does make any change to a Linux userland tool, it would have to contribute it.

I am undecided on the effect this could cause. On one hand, it might make it easier for more people to get used to using Linux apps as a stepping stone to going with a Linux system. On the other hand, it allows people to get a Linux userland without the Linux kernel, perhaps reducing usage of the Linux kernel.

Instead of working with Microsoft. I think Canonical should be working with Dell, Lenovo, HP etc to get Linux to support more PC hardware adn get Linux installed as an alternative on off the shelf computers. These makers could also fund WINE and a Windows driver compatability layer for Linux, which would eventually payoff in freeing them from MS royalties.

Comment $1 billion and still no sandbox (Score 1) 144

These people have so much money yet they cannot get multi-proc and sandbox to work. Tottally and utterly negligent. Really security features like this need to come first to protect the users. You would think they could also keep XUL for backward compatability, with more security and user control for security purposes

Comment Re:It's Like (Score 1) 74

They cant do their own OS, it was too expensive and was damaging the company. When they can get the enormous android ecosystem for basically free, its a no brainer for them to join the android ecosystem. If they had done this years ago when everyone else did, they wouldnt be in the fix they are in. IT was the blackberry OS that was really doing in the company.

Comment Re:Way to become irrelevant (Score 1) 74

Tryinbg to do their own OS was killing the company. This was a major reason that they were getting nowhere. They cant benefit from the google app ecosystem. Too much inertia behind Android than to try to compete with it. When they can go android for free, it makes no sense to do their own OS. They could if they want do their own UI on android. A popout key board is a great idea which is what they should do, wont reduce the area for the screen since the keyboard pops out from the side.

Comment Should have gone android years ago (Score 1) 74

Its unbelievable that they didnt move to Android years ago given they get app compatability with the enormous android ecosystem, for free. Trying to develop their own OS was insane. The company would be in better shape had it done this years ago. I think the min keyboard idea is also good, after using on screen keyboards, i cannot believe there is no demand for a physical one.

Comment Will create problems (Score 4, Insightful) 378

So much for Linux being "great for old hardware". This is really just an dubious move by distros and really just ignores a huge area where Linux can see use: Old hardware where Windows wont run. You also have another aspect of this which is your basically trashing 32 bit app support if you do not include 32 bit libraries, or, providing a thunk between 32 bit apps and 64 bit libraries.

Even if 32 bit libraries are not built, you should be able to run a 32 bit app by compiling the libraries yourself, so distros could at least allow people to build 32 bit libraries easily from source packages, (with the benefit of automatically building all dependancies).

Another area this will create problems is with VMs on even recent hardware, Intel chips up to just a year or two ago didnt include VT-x or a Ring 2, which means that virtualization of 64 bit OSs will not work.

Comment Re:new MS? nothings changed. (Score 1) 123

Companies that use .NET are not smart but we have a lot of dumb companies. Would be better to use an open source toolkit rather than to make oneself hostage of MS, but these kinds of decisions are made by execs rather than techies too often. Unfortunately NET is everywhere, doesnt mean its good to use it.

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