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Comment Re:Let's be clear on what we mean by election hack (Score 1) 250

No, I was pointing out actual lying and cheating by the people running the DNC. That you and millions of others want to pretend to consider that to be merely theater is exactly why the Democrats have lost nearly a thousand state legislative seats, most of the governorships, both houses of congress, the White House, and the Supreme Court. Looking forward to more condescending tut-tutting, smug lefty sneering, and shrill phony outrage in advance of the upcoming legislative elections, when the non-stop losing pattern on the part of the Dems will continue, costing them even more of their dwindling minority in congress. Thanks in advance for your hard work in keeping that streak alive!

Comment Re:Let's be clear on what we mean by election hack (Score 2) 250

You're right. The RNC establishment's non-stop catering to Trump's every need during the election was such a spectacle. Oh, right ... that didn't happen. The party and the media were utterly hostile to him, as opposed to, say, slipping him debate questions in advance, courtesy of the woman who is STILL running the DNC machinery.

Comment Re:Let's be clear on what we mean by election hack (Score 1) 250

Except, note that you are quick to say the Russians had "something" to do with the election, but aren't saying that they actually changed your mind about who to vote for. If they didn't change your vote, how DID they impact the election? By allowing people to see that the DNC, behind the scenes, are a bunch of hypocritical, lying manipulators who are quick to trot out the occasional racist remark and cheat during debates? Sure. But everyone already knew that sort of thing about them. Did those revelations change your vote? No? I see.

Comment Re:SpaceX plans to waste tons of fucking money (Score 1) 104

Every place but Africa and India is wired pretty good with fiber

That's hilarious. Spoken like a true Coastal.

Try driving, say, 45 minutes away from your nearest three-coffee-shops intersection, into any even slightly rural area in the US, and then get back to us with a re-evaluation of that comment. No, everyone outside of your apartment building isn't a redneck. Many of them make plenty of money, and can't buy broadband at twice what you're paying. Or ten times what you're paying. Because stringing fiber down a twenty mile road that's home to five houses is financially foolish for the ISPs. Which you know, but you're pretending not to, so you can act like this is all about that part of Africa you're sure isn't a market.

Comment Re: SpaceX plans to waste tons of fucking money (Score 1) 104

You mean, those places where a middle class family makes less than Americans living below the poverty line?

Yes, them. Where the cost of living is a fraction of what it is in the US. Which you know, but are pretending you don't so you can have a nice little OMG INEQUALITY! rant inside your bubble. Have fun with that.

Comment Re: This is not surprising (Score 1, Informative) 245

And what did they find? Nothing.

No, they found that the Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, and her boss, Obama, repeatedly, deliberately, and for purely political purposes right before an election where his narrative about terrorists being "on the run" was a central campaign talking point, lied, lied, and lied some more about what happened, why it happened, and how they responded to it. Their were multiple investigations into it because Clinton herself, the State Department, and the rest of the Obama administration were deliberately non-responsive to subpoenas and other requests for information. The Obama administration foot-dragged and slow-walked at every opportunity, and Clinton herself lied and had her associated and staff lie continuosly for months. You think that's "nothing," but what it did was contribute to voters' understanding of just how corrupt she is, and in what contempt she holds the people she wanted power over. Of the many things that cost her the election, her display of deceit and obfuscation over the deaths of people under her on her watch, and her craven attempts to spin a fantasy version of events and cover up what happened was a key part of it. "Nothing," indeed.

Comment Re: Republicans vote against safety... (Score 4, Insightful) 94

Republicans realize they have more to fear from Trump reading their emails than Obama...

No, they just had Obama promising to veto any such thing. Republicans tabled all sorts of legislation because of that obstructionism. Which is fine. It's supposed to be an adversarial relationship, between those two co-equal branches of government.

Comment Re:What is the problem?.. (Score -1, Flamebait) 341

The news is that Facebook rats you out. So don't use Facebook if you don't want its database wielded against you.

No, the news is that some of the idiot lefties who plan ahead for weeks about how they're going to smash and burn things, gab about it on social media, because they are idiots. Most violent thugs are dim-witted. The stuff-smashing wing of the liberal protest groups are the disposable fools of the progressive camp. Their smarter liberal counterparts don't caution their cannon fodder about how to avoid this sort of lunacy, because they WANT them to be out smashing and burning, and to be able to say, "Oh, that's not us, we just block streets being used by ambulances carrying sick people - we don't actually break anything. Except for Starbucks."

Comment Re:So now under Trump... (Score 1, Troll) 341

So now under Trump... protesting is illegal.

Hey look! Fake News from the Snowflake News Network.

Please explain, specifically, how you come to this conclusion. Or are you in the "arson is just protest" school of thought? You are? Great. Thanks for demonstrating (so to speak) exactly why liberals have been losing state legislative seats and governorships for the last six years, along with both houses of congress, the White House, and the Supreme Court. Please continue with your way of thinking in advance of the next legislative elections, so this trend can continue.

Comment Secret Moon Base (Score 5, Funny) 189

Trump used the time machine hidden on Putin's secret moon base to go back in time and convince Obama to empower the FBI with this power. Evil Trump, again!

Because we all know that the Obama administration was The Most Transparent and Most Open and Most All Good Things ever, ever in history, ever. And that Hillary Clinton was a big fan and was going to continue his policies. Except for Trump's secret time travel leverage. Evil Trump!

Comment Re:Again? (Score 1) 80

didn't do something really dire and criminal like tweet about climate change

You mean, make official communications on behalf of a federal agency when the person in charge of that agency is in the middle of replacing - as happens regularly - the politically appointed management of that agency? Yeah, like that.

I suppose, though, you'd have been cool with an employee of NASA making tweets from official government accounts about Putin's secret moon base where he produces pieces for his mind control ray machine. Right? No? I see. Communicating from official channels on behalf of the federal government is an activity subject to the executive branch's directives. We're ONE WEEK into that changing hands. Maybe give it a rest for a few minutes?

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