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Comment An eclectic mix (Score 2) 259

Currently ---
Talking to Crazy: How to Deal with the Irrational and Impossible People in Your Life by Mark Goulston

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On Deck ---
The Complete Infidel's Guide to Iran by Robert Spencer
A Burglar's Guide to the City by Geoff Manaugh
D DAY Through German Eyes - The Hidden Story of June 6th 1944 by Holger Eckhertz
Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed by Jason L. Riley
Confluence (Linesman book 3) by S. K. Dunstall
The Liberation (The Alchemy Wars Book 3) by Ian Tregillis

Finished in March ---
The Drunken Botanist by Amy Stewart
Coyote America: A Natural and Supernatural History by Dan Flores
The Rising (The Alchemy Wars Book 2) by Ian Tregillis
Alliance (Linesman Book 2) by S. K. Dunstall
The Adventures of Tom Stranger, Interdimensional Insurance Agent by Larry Correia
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari

Comment Re:Why so much hypocrisy from leftists? (Score 4, Insightful) 305

"Openness" and "tolerance" is only for people who think like they do. Look at the way progressives treat conservative blacks in the US- they're called "Uncle Toms" when they don't think and behave the way progressives think they should. They have little interest in open and fair discussion on certain topics because their message is driven by virtue-signalling and feelz, not logic. Remember, inside every progressive is a totalitarian screaming to be let out.

Comment Re:Censorship (Score 1) 195

Which, as a private company, is their choice. However, they can't hold themselves up, like Twitter, and say that they accept an exchange of all ideas, when obviously, they don't. The one caveat is when a platform drives out/buys out all the competition and sets themselves up as the only form of communication in a specific medium, like Facebook. At that point, they (much like Twitter), should be treated as a "utility" in legal terms and forced to allow all speech, even that which the SJWs employees detest, with legal repercussions for censorship of speech.

Comment Meh, there's a lot of these out there... (Score 1) 137

I built a webserver on a PowerMac 7200 in 1996 and the machine's been running 24/7/365 since (barring power outages longer than the UPS battery, etc). Not a single component has been replaced, the OS (System 9.2.1) never updated, the software (WebSTAR) only patched until the company went out of business. I'd be willing to bet that there's a lot of servers like this still floating around universities and school districts...

Comment Re:And next year... (Score 2) 858

Even when he had the House and Senate Obama couldn't submit them on time (as required by law). Of 8 attempts, he only submitted on time twice, 2010 and 2015. And Mr. Pie in the Sky has such wacky budgets they don't even pass. I know they are policy plans, but his has been so out-of-touch that even a Democratically controlled Congress wouldn't pass them.

Comment Re:Reagan Air Traffic Controllers Strike again.... (Score 2) 858

Well then, DoE is turning out AC "opinion" pieces, are they? If it was sound science, they shouldn't have a problem standing behind it then, right? As to DJT, I live in "flyover" country and we saw this coming a long time ago. Watching "Trump's a joke/racist/misogynist/Russian agent", railing against "white privilege", Progressive riots, threats against EC members, Stein's recount, Russian hacking and "Fake News" all crumble and fail is hilarious.

Comment Re: Good for them! (Score -1, Troll) 858

Oh, you mean like not getting the gun control measures he wants and then crying about it in the Rose Garden? Upbraiding the American people because they're too stupid to see his genius? Oh, sorry, just thing out loud about our current "Narcissist in Chief". As to DJT, he'll use whatever idea gets the job done, be it his or someone else's. He is very good at being the "Persuader in Chief" though.

Comment Re:Literal McCartyism (Score 1) 858

Yes, yes we have. We've learned SJWs need to be hunted down and eradicated in every sector of business, education and government. They not only poison any environment they breathe (breed?) in, but then, should they take control, turn on each other to out-left the next gauge-wearing, free-trade coffee drinking person next to them. It leads to an atmosphere where people actually start to believe the BS they produce (Clinton campaign, anyone?) and try to make actual, rational decisions based on unicorn farts and rainbows. Now sit down out of the way with your coloring books and Legos- the adults are talking.

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