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Comment Re: The electoral college is not needed - Wrong (Score 1) 465

Are you fucking daft?

Individual states have pushed to legalize or decriminalize marijuana. The fed has not. I don't even smoke the shit, but i can still see the immense value of the states having the authority and autonomy to pass laws that reflect what their local population wants, regardless of my own personal preferences.

Comment Re:democracy and suicide are not needed (Score 2) 465

Not who you responded to, but you need to rethink what you are asking for, scrappy.
The cost the states incur from federal mandates, vs. the total income taxed from the state's population.

In CA, cost of living is astronomical, so salaries end up higher. This is why many SV firms push for H1Bs. It's why the Ag industry is in favor of more open borders. Both cases it's cheap labor, but I digress.....

Mississippi cannot afford the mandates that originally started in states like CA or NY. It's why red states hate federal power and overreach. In Mississippi you can find a great job making 40-65k, have a family, and live in a 2k sq. ft house. Your quality of life is already better.

Comment Re:government regulations (Score 1) 333

Time to bash another bullshitters brains in, and fuck him up the ass with cold hard facts.

https://www.washingtonpost.com...

So basically, the ABO (American Board of Ophthalmology) made a decisions that docs older than X are free to practice without re-certification, but dogs younger than X must re-certify every year. In response to this, Paul and some others started the NBO (National Board of Ophthalmologists) as a counter to what amounts to a young doctor money grab.

Let's go ahead and IGNORE the fact that Paul is known to provide free eye procedures in his home state, and to this day, has no public record or charge of malpractice.

If you are going to tell 1/2 of a story, make sure folks cannot find out the other 1/2.

Comment Re:Trump Has Always Been About Racism (Score 1) 488

Umm, dipshit; That is Jon Stewart's given name. Good. God. Damn.....

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...

Jon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz, November 28, 1962) is an American comedian, writer, producer, director, actor, media critic, and former television host. He was the host of The Daily Show, a satirical news program on Comedy Central from 1999 until 2015.

How, in what sick twisted world that you live in, does calling someone by their real name count as racism? So every justice of the peace is racist, because NatasRevolThinkImHotShit doesn't fly when filling out legally binding documents.......

   

Comment Re:Not just Southern Spain (Score 1) 282

The fear that Africa and India are going to overtake Europe and the US on the world stage by breeding is a common thought in some right wing conspiracy circles, and it gives them a reason to feel superior. Like the movie Idiocracy with racism.

Way to gloss over the argument altogether. The issue isn't racism, it's that our own political leaders are allowing mass import and export of labor, to the very areas we consider the 3rd world. People scream about an increase in the minimum wage, but then call everyone else a racist (much like you are doing) because they don't think 3rd world labor is beneficial to the country as a whole.

Let's look at what offshoring of manufacturing has brought us, at it's most benign. Ever washed anything made of dishwasher-safe material in a dishwasher? Yeah, that now-present rust on your brand new item tells you that quality has been gone for a very, very long time. All those manufacturing dollars being earned overseas are being spent overseas, which is causing 3rd world > 1st world and vice versa.

People are upset about this because they did nothing wrong. They didn't ask for too much. They didn't strike, and fuck off at work all the time. They busted their asses, and their own government sold out their future with shady trade deals.

But hey, racism right?

Comment Cringe........ (Score 5, Insightful) 269

Seriously, as cool as the concept is, the ad was pure cringe.

Playing a game on the couch. Oops, gotta make a flight, better pick it up and NEVER STOP PLAYING.
Just shooting some hoops. Hey, that was great, let's shoot some virtual hoops on this lighted court because, well, reasons!
Hey, neighbor lady wants me to come by. Better bring my Nintendo so I can passively tell here to leave me the fuck alone!

Comment Re:Absence?! (Score 1) 595

So every company is a major enterprise now?

The overwhelming majority of companies use NAT, and either don't employ people to manage their network, or outsource it to local mom and pop tech folks.

You can't assume ignorance when the scale of the vast majority of businesses is less than 100 employees.

Comment Re:Absence?! (Score 1) 595

Not that it would be required - no subnet would ever come even close to consuming 2^64 addresses. (And no, it's not the same as 640k being enough for everyone!)

I hate this argument. It is beyond ridiculous as it is the very same argument they made roughly 30-40yrs ago about IPv4;

When IPv4 was introduced in the 1970s and accepted as the protocol for the Internet, they did not foresee this explosion in the popularity of the Internet or the extent to which online technologies would become all pervasive.

So how old is IPv4, really?

http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc... (September 1981)

So basically, I have been on earth a few months longer than the IPv4 RFC was finalized. IPv4 is no longer enough, but the same ridiculous and short-sighted arguments are still OK? We don't need to conserve addresses because v6 is so large. Give it 30-40 more years. See if that argument still stands, especially when the only means of doing NAT in v6 is basically 1-1, which ensures that every company would need at least 2 /64 blocks allocated to them. That seems pretty damn wasteful to me.

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