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Comment Re:horse has left the barn (Score 1) 365

The two are not mutually exclusive. China plans to have 15% come from non fossil fuels (water, wind, solar, nuclear)...leaving the rest to come from coal.

Comment Re:Stupid (Score 1) 331

Jesus christ you are stupid. She literally has said and done that every chance she gets... or do you not remember the assault weapons ban that the clinton's pushed through the last time they were in power? Do not you even remember early this year when she praised Australia for their gun grab?

Comment Re:OMG that's a dodgy check (Score 1) 331

Yeah they really did a great job on Haiti... so we should all TOTALY believe their lies.... err... spin on the 'good work' they are doing now in Africa. Blarg. They lined their pockets and left Haitians holding the bag.

No one leaves office 'broke' and then becomes worth over a half a billion by being charitable.

Comment Re:Facts? We don't need no stinkin' facts (Score 1) 331

Yes reality has a liberal bias BUT that is not the same as saying reality has a progressive bias. Hillary is NOT a LIBERAL. Bernie is NOT a LIBERAL. The DNC and RNC are not liberals.

Liberal comes from the word LIBERTY that is what a liberal was - and what it meant when that quote was created.

Learn some history and realize that you are falling for slick propaganda.

Comment Re: these new companies trying to get around old l (Score 1) 261

Actually at one point they DID do precisely that. They even had their own 'stable' of artists that much like baseball were groomed early on, given small parts to learn their art and then turned into stars (eg kurt russell). The government stepped in and made it illegal. Thus the shit show that we have now with regards to cinemas. Thankfully that is changing and smaller film makers can sell directly to the gen public via alternate means ;)

Comment Re:Netflix is not going to last... (Score 2) 219

I dont think it 'defeats' the original intent. No more than converting from DVD mailer to streamer company did. Their intent has been to give customers entertainment at a reasonable price. Just because the market demands they start making their own instead of streaming rehashed dog turds does not mean they have strayed too far from their original goal. Hell the end result is a net win for consumers as DD and their other original content is getting better all the time... AND showing others that NO you dont have to bow down to big companies to 'get' good entertainment. IMHO the faster the dinosaurs dragging their feet die off and are replaced the better it will be for society.

Comment Re:these new companies trying to get around old la (Score 3, Insightful) 261

you don't think mfg'ers do that already? all it does it cut the middle man out... who also raise the price.
This law was inacted because Henry Ford was a 'douche' back in the day and they wanted to stop it from happening. BUT unlike then the industry has a lot more players all with competitive products. If a company wants to sell direct they should be allowed to. That is how it works with - for example - mattress.

Comment Re:Asinine. (Score 1) 438

This is all because we are now in the midst of a 'we generation' cycle. Expect it to get worse over the next 10 years (peak we cycle) before slowly going back to some sense of normalcy... over the next 40 years... as we cycle back into a 'me generation'. Or at least that is an explanation that I recently read:


Comment Re: a win for open source (Score 1) 208

Thats like claiming McDonalds makes the best hamburger in the world because they sell a ton.
This whole systemd will either work in the long term (ie big fixed) or be scrapped once devs come to their senses. Either way SystemD in its current form is a stinking piece of shit that replaced an actually working 'product'. Change for the sake of change is dumb... but has infected FOSS and will hopefully burn itself out. How many more FOSS 'products' will die before then (just like FF is all but dead) before they come to their senses? Who knows... but MS and Apple are laughing all the way to the bank over it.

Comment Re: a win for open source (Score 1) 208

Thats a load of flamebait bullshit. Love or hate MS they helped create the market. Windows may not do much new NOW but they pushed the GUI to the front of the pack and allowed non-skilled peeps the ability to use a PC.

As for Apple... holy shit are you ignorant of history. Sure apple now is just coasting on old innovations but daymn son there was a time when Apple were cutting edge. The Wizard of Woz was a genius at creating ONE chip that replaced a board of them. His ideas still live on in modern IC design. Steve (hand)Jobs also was a genius at making computers sexy. Plenty of peeps got an Apple as their first 'PC' because it was not an ugly beige box.

Comment Re:Channel saturation (Score 5, Insightful) 160

They don't even want to OFFER it. Instead they rather play word games and sell idiots on the idea of 'unlimited'.

Its either unlimited or its not. If its not DON'T CALL IT UNLIMITED.

Would you let a car mfg'er claim your new car has 400horsepower when it has a fucking 30cc lawnmower engine in it? No. Because its call truth in advertising.

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