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Comment Re: Thanks Trump! (Score 2, Insightful) 242

Accusing a federal judge of being unable to discharge his duties because he's Hispanic, and a member of the Hispanic Bar Association (one of hundreds of such affinity lawyers groups), manifestly is racist, as even Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan was forced to admit.

Insofar as Islam, it is a sprawling religion consisting of 2.2 billion adherents, with many sub-ideologies. If you yourself have not apologized for the "Klan" (who call themselves Christian and "light" crosses as emblems of their WASP faith), then any broad brush attack on Muslims over the actions of al-Qaeda and al-Qaeda of Iraq (a.k.a. ISIS) is pure bigotry.

Bashing illegal immigration, while conspicuously being entirely unconcerned that Trump's own wife Melaina was clearly an illegal immigrant, is again not only a sign of hypocrisy, but one of racism. Because there is no legal difference between the two situations. Merely a skin color one.

The reason why people continue to call Trump racist is because he is. The reason why people call his supporters racist, is because there is hard evidence of racist attitudes taken from surveys of them.

The idea that a racist is going to suddenly vote for the party who opposes racism, instead of the Republican party that it has been proven benefits from it, if only people wouldn't point out their racism, is absurd.

Is that enough research for you?

Comment Tizen? Don't make me laugh (Score 2) 122

I worked on a contract in which an auto manufacturer was trying to use that abomination, and we could never even get the source to compile. Literally a year later, it came out that Samsung was trying to use both git/gerrit and Perforce as version control for it, mixed between different teams:

Time went by and Bad Things started to appear. Git/gerrit was official in some teams, but Perforce was official in other teams (even working on the same component). Some patches went there, some there. The management finally decided Perforce code should be used as THE source for building OS images. Again, they only forgot to tell everyone else to stop using git

Both repositories diverged to the point of being almost incompatible. Issues in Perforce code were given to git teams, which resulted in a litany of WTFs. After all, there’s not many things more fun than being tasked with fixing a bug in code that you physically don’t have. ASAP. Meetings took place, arrangements were made to rectify the situation. Months later, the situation is still the same.

One implication was code review process. With gerrit in place, that was a non-issue. But the Korean teams didn’t (and still don’t) understand the notion of code review and pushed everything directly to the repo. The quality of some patches was so bad that enforcing code review became top priority for non-Korean teams. Finally, a solution was developed – MS Word based code review. Each changeset needs to be attached to a bug in the tracker. Each bug can have a Word document attached with a request for code review. That document is a three pages long form with information so useless, nobody even wants to read it. At the end there’s a place for copy-pasting a diff for each file changed, with the explanation why. Reviewers are supposed to fill a Word form with details about which line they comment on and what their issue with it is.

Submitting a patch, clicking through the awful issue tracker and filling the form takes literal hours. All this because using git with gerrit was too tough. Fortunately, the review form has fields listing times taken by various steps in fixing a bug. Maybe someday someone will read how long pushing the code actually takes.

No, they won’t.

Luckily, that contract was short term. But because I put it on my resume, I got a few head-hunters inquiring about it. Quickly though, interest waned. Not hard to see why...

Comment Re:Political reality (Score 1) 445

This theory that Hillary lost because she "was a right-wing freakshow" doesn't explain why down ticket Bernie-esque candidates who hate trade, like Paul Wellstone, were shot down even harder than she was. Or why Hillary won people who were concerned by the economy by a 55% to 45% margin. Or why Trump won among people complaining about (brown-people) immigration and (brown-people) terrorism. You will note they didn't care about Trump's illegal immigrant (white) wives, much less than that there are 1 million fewer illegal immigrants today than in 2005, and don't count the KKK or Timothy McVeigh as terrorists (because they're white).

In short, the evidence suggests that this was an election based on surging racism on the right and lost by disinterest in the plight of minorities on the left, and just an overall dislike of women asking for power (judging by the double standards over Trump's real scandals vs Hillary's completely fake ones).There is absolutely no evidence that suggests that it was lost out of any great dislike of the capitalism.

Comment Re:Air into water (Score 3, Insightful) 156

The problem with "free hydrogen" is that it floats. You start to see it about 70km up, and even then it is extremely rare because it is so light that it can get knocked out of Earth's gravitational well pretty easily by our solar wind.

So no, just burning "free" hydrogen just floating around in the atmosphere isn't possible. Good thing too, or else the atmosphere on our planet would be pretty much Hindenburg-like, which would make for a very crispy planet every time there was lightning storm.

Comment Re: Equal amounts? (Score 1) 338

Although I agree with everything you say here, let me point out that Hillary Clinton would have won without superdelegates at all. She got 3 million more votes than Senator Sanders did, so this is pretty natural.

These days, the style doesn't appear to be "well, we got outvoted - sure hope I'm wrong about how bad this is going to turn out", and instead has become a bunch of "It's RIGGED, CHEATING, see we have EMAILS that say people are ANNOYED with us, and Benghazi, and stuff!!1!!1!". Pretty childish, if you ask me.

Comment Re:Too Late (Score 1) 394

Why would anyone thing whaargarbl from certifiable kooks, and/or people selling bullshit to them, change minds? The only people who believe this stuff is their target audience?

p.s. I'm sure if you look hard enough, you can find someone accusing her of chemtrails, faking the moon landing, and having shipped Obama as a baby in from Kenya too.

Comment Re:No they aren't denying it (Score 0, Troll) 680

Actually, there is almost no written proof that Yehoshua bin Yosef existed, except as a literary device invented by Paul to spread reform Judaism. Most notably, the Romans, who kept meticulous records, had absolutely none about any trial, crucifixion, or other acts supposedly undertaken by Pontius Pilate. It's like he was never there at all.

Now Muhammad? We know he existed independent of his scripture. Same thing for Joseph Smith

Comment Re:Decommissioning servers (Score 1) 569

Did you run shred on a server after the FBI said it wanted the data on it?

HILLARY CLINTON AND HER TEAM DID NOT DO THIS.

My god, this is like the fifth person to falsely claim that she did in this discussion. Don't you people read jack shit before you post? Or it is all "Beitbart" and the "Weekly World News", Hillary Clinton with space alien? You seriously imagine that the GOP in Congress wouldn't be trying to find her in Contempt if she'd done anything like this? That the FBI wouldn't have done a thing?!?

http://www.cnn.com/2015/07/08/politics/hillary-clinton-benghazi-subpoena-gowdy/

"In fact, Trey Gowdy did not issue a subpoena until March, months after she she'd done that review. Further, the subpoena was specifically asking for documents pertaining to Libya and the attacks on our facility in Benghazi, documents which, along with tens of thousands of others, she had already given to the Department of State," Merrill said.

Rep. Elijah Cummings, the top Democrat on the Benghazi panel, called Gowdy's hit Wednesday a "stunt."

"It appears clear that Secretary Clinton was answering a question about whether she deleted emails 'while facing a subpoena,'" Cummings said in a statement Wednesday.

God DAMN do I want silly season to be over, where people will go back to merely lying about their high scores on games, rather than crap like this

Comment Re:I use something regularly; am *I* a criminal? (Score 1) 569

You are correct to a point. Cleaning up is a good thing to do before decommissioning a server, but doing that after a subpoena for those emails is called destruction of evidence.

And Hillary Clinton didn't do this, although it's now becoming very apparent that people who dislike her incorrectly imagine that she did,

Comment Re:Admin Wipes Drives on Decommissioned Server (Score 1) 569

Um WRONG, her lawyers and her went through said emails then deleted them AFTER they subpoena for them it wasn't before the fact.

Um, YOU are the one who is WRONG. The subpoena was issued in March. They were deleted in thew previous December.

I don't want to spam slashdot with a bunch of redundant posts, but this is just flat out factually incorrect. You can see my other posts where I link to sources.

Comment Re:Any Evidence that this story is correct? (Score 1) 569

Here is what we know for a fact, 30k emails WERE deleted after the subpoena.

Again (and I have to repeat myself because this keeps coming up), this is a 100% FALSE assertion.The emails were deleted in December. Gowdy issued the subpoena (and, mind you, only for Benghazi related subjects) in March.

"In fact, Trey Gowdy did not issue a subpoena until March, months after she she'd done that review. Further, the subpoena was specifically asking for documents pertaining to Libya and the attacks on our facility in Benghazi, documents which, along with tens of thousands of others, she had already given to the Department of State," Merrill said.

Rep. Elijah Cummings, the top Democrat on the Benghazi panel, called Gowdy's hit Wednesday a "stunt."

"It appears clear that Secretary Clinton was answering a question about whether she deleted emails 'while facing a subpoena,'" Cummings said in a statement Wednesday.

Comment Re:Too secure for insecure? (Score 1) 569

But did Bush delete them AFTER being subpoenaed like Hillary did?

This is a 100% FALSE assertion.The emails were deleted in December. Gowdy issued the subpoena (and, mind you, only for Benghazi related subjects) in March.

"In fact, Trey Gowdy did not issue a subpoena until March, months after she she'd done that review. Further, the subpoena was specifically asking for documents pertaining to Libya and the attacks on our facility in Benghazi, documents which, along with tens of thousands of others, she had already given to the Department of State," Merrill said.

Rep. Elijah Cummings, the top Democrat on the Benghazi panel, called Gowdy's hit Wednesday a "stunt."

"It appears clear that Secretary Clinton was answering a question about whether she deleted emails 'while facing a subpoena,'" Cummings said in a statement Wednesday.

Comment Re:Good (Score 3, Interesting) 265

Remember everyone, the DNC can be hacked and the Clinton campaign can be hacked, but there's NO WAY IN THE WORLD that Hillary's homebrew email server was hacked. Nope. Not possible. Pure as the driven snow.

You mean that sarcastically, but it's basically true. Hacking a server is one thing. Hacking a server without leaving any tracks whatsoever is insanely difficult. Hillary Clinton's server was examined by top FBI forensic analysts, and no breach was detected. This is unlike the system she supposedly "should" have been using, OpenNet (the state.gov email system), which has been hacked so many times, they judge them by how bad they are Sources: State Dept. hack the 'worst ever'. Every other hack has been detected and analyzed - it strains credulity that of all these emails servers, only clintonemail.com would have been hacked so perfectly that there was no trace left, even in the many backups.

This doesn't mean that the Russians don't have her emails, since anything sent to a state.gov email address was copied by them. But that's not Secretary Clinton's fault, and the sheer incompetence of State's IT department (their "solution" to her emails going to people's spam bucket wasn't to whitelist clintonemail.com, but to turn off all spam filtering), lends credence to the idea that she was just trying to work around some very incompetent people in the bureaucracy to get her job done.

What is absolutely proven at this point, is that if she'd done things the "right way", then all her emails would be now in the possession of foreign intelligence agencies. Having clintonemail.com didn't hurt, and may in certain ways, helped.

Comment Actually he died of smoke inhalation... (Score 2) 268

...in the safe room. But I'm waiting until you write your "tell all" book, declaring how Hillary personally ordered his murder because he was her gay lover, her being one of those weird Japanese hentai women with male organs

I'm sure you'll make a million dollars or so scamming all the wanting-to-believe teabaggers, and prompt some GOP congressman to ask very strange questions next time she's up on the Hill.

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