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Comment Re:But . . . (Score 1) 438

Who does the polling and who reports the polling results? The media is telling you this. You have no way of knowing what the actual vote will be. The polling itself is set up to favor the two party system and is a self-fulfilling prophecy because people like you believe the results. If the polling is so darn good, why do we even both voting? Just poll a couple hundred people (it's ok if you leave out a demographic group or two) and ask them which candidates they would vote for (don't even bother to include all the candidates on the ballot). Should be good enough.

Comment Re: Why even have elections? (Score -1) 414

This election will hopefully show just how many sheep and free people we have in this country. Free people do not vote for two authoritarian options just because polling data claims that there are only two options. Sheep just vote for letters.

As far as the media, journalism is a dead art... When interviewers ask questions of 3rd parties like "if you had to vote for the two major parties, who would you choose" you know they have no intent of being unbiased and actually doing an interview. It's just an entertainment show at that point.

Comment Re:But . . . (Score 1) 438

And that's where we aren't on the same page. Apparently you can't read the part where I don't think Trump is better than Hillary. I think both of them should be sent on a one way mission to Mars instead of being candidates for President. The choice is not between two horrible candidates. The choice is whether to support one of two horrible candidates because the media tells you those are the only "viable" candidates or "throw away your vote" by voting against the two party system which has gone off the cliff and left any semblance of public service behind.

Comment Re:But . . . (Score 1) 438

No, I don't get to decide who gets to go to prison. A jury does. Except Hillary will never see a jury or even a judge. Trump's email "neglect" is in no way similar to Hillary's. Neglect and criminal negligence are not the same thing. In this case Trump is throwing a styrofoam ball in a glass house. Yes a styrofoam and rocks are both roughly round and throwable, but the risks of throwing them in a glass house are not comparable. I'm unaware of any Secretary of State sending and receiving classified emails on a private server either. We are not on the same page. Other members of the cabinet have had private email servers, which I think is a bad thing, but not necessarily criminal. But they weren't so stupid as to send and receive ALL of their correspondence through it.

Clinton's actions are un-defendable and her response to the scandal has been even worse. By you defending her actions, you're showing yourself to be no less of a brainless partisan than the idiots voting for Trump to stop Hillary.

Comment Re:8% (Score 4, Insightful) 104

it's kind of amazing how they managed to do that and not have anyone tell them that their ideas were stupid

I have no doubt that plenty of people have told them exactly that. It would not surprise me to learn that they fired anyone who did so, though.

If Twitter were an engineering-driven company, they wouldn't be lousy with SJWs.


Comment Re:Pretty sure I read this story last decade. (Score 1) 351

I know you are a complete ignoramus when it concerns anything that happens that isn't consistent with global warming destroying everyone's life

But Islands have sunk into the sea before AGW was a dream in Al Gore's eye

What's more Islands in the Chesapeake have been disappearing since the 1850s


Only a complete moron would scream Global Warming about any of this.

Comment Re:Pretty sure I read this story last decade. (Score 1) 351

Tangiers Island is in the Chesapeake Bay, on the Virginia side, nowhere near the Mississippi Delta.

On Isle de Jean Charles on the Louisiana Gulf coast,

You might have read up on this if anything that contradicted your position didn't send you into convulsions trigglypuff.

Comment Re:Start at the top (Score 1) 46

"Bad guys in a movie are identifiable at first glance, but how can the ones in real life be found?"

Overwhelming amounts of evidence against them, and they'll lie in the face of it, despite incontrovertible proof.

Well done Mr. AC. It also highlights both the need for civic privacy and government transparency when it comes to catching criminals. Government transparency is something I doubt we will see any time from China or the U.S.

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