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Comment Re:Would be nice... (Score 2) 75

ya having worked for years with composites I can see your POV. Autoclaved CRP is inherently porous, The difficulties in sealing it for this kind of purpose is well known. Under low pressure loads you can depend on the secondary sealing material applied to it after baking but it does leave a lot of potential holes in the matrix.

Comment Re:Musk's Deceipt (Score 1) 75

f you look at the history of the RD-180 engine you will realize that the engineers where already out of a job long before the Soviet Union fell. The original RD-180 engines tested in the US were pulled from an old warehouse and dusted off. The entire RD-180 program was built on desire of ULA to purchase the engines.

Comment Re:We need more of this (Score 1) 103

Why?

Look if I happen to have a whole bunch of cream of wheat and I drop it off at the food bank and then people start complaining that I'm a selfish bastard for not bringing crackers does that make what I did wrong?

You can complain about what they could have done but they aren't required to do anything. This whole thing just reminds me too much of a teenage girl throwing a tantrum because her parents wanted to go to a movie together when she had a phone date with her friends. "Look someone is doing something nice", response... "they aren't doing the nice thing we want them to do :p"

Comment Re:WaPo - leaders in the post-fact era (Score 1) 272

Actually it goes deeper than that. This policy was laid out in a book called Foundations of Geopolitics. It defines the use of propaganda to undermine the west and sets out specific goals like separating the UK from the EU and destabilising the US by promoting and assisting isolationism and de-globalisation along with enflaming extremist groups within the country.

The author Alexander Gudin is currently one of Putin's personal advisers and the book is considered doctrine by many in the regime.

Comment Re:If confirmed, does this make it realistic? (Score 1) 477

Large arrays of them go on the back of our Terran Battleship to propel them out into the darkness as they bring the Light of Mankind to a savage and ignorant galaxy. Until the robots running the ship rise up against their masters and return to destroy us all

There, fixed it for you

Comment Re:We heared the same over and over again (Score 1) 426

I assume by "communism" you mean the old soviets "socialist" state. Never minding the fact that it was a dictatorship and many European countries have had (or do have) democratic socialist governments. (Like Germany does now for instance.) In the soviet regime everyone worked. You had a job or you went to jail. Maybe you didn't like your job, maybe you didn't make much, but you worked, you had food, and a place to live. Not going to a Soviet prison was actually a functional way to encourage people to work. Maybe they didn't work real hard, but there are plenty of people here who don't either.

Comment Re:Are linux adverts still bad adverts? (Score 1) 535

More to the point. Perhaps more people would use Linux if they actually tried it. Most people won't ever try it because it didn't come on their computer and what they have works well enough. Many people on this site, even if they don't use Linux as their primary desktop, know that Linux is a viable option because they are basically educated on the subject. It may sound like fanboyism but maybe there is just a bit of realism in it too.

Comment Re:Hmm (Score 5, Insightful) 1028

It seems to me that the old-fashioned communists in Russia [and their modern day descendants] were much worse towards their population that towards foreigners

except for Latvia, Estonia, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria.. and every other country that they were able to occupy.

I don't know what kind of world revisionist history you've been smoking but if you can't tell the difference between what happened in western and eastern Europe after WW2 then there is no reason to discuss anything. No one can argue with that kind of crazy.

Comment Re:Is This a Joke? (Score 3, Insightful) 271

The crisis is self perpetuating. We have people coming from all over the country now because of the lax laws and generous public assistance. At this point we have more homeless here because they choose to be here than we do because they are down on their luck. I've been patient I've talked to people on the street.

And by Homeless hate on reddit you are talking about the people complaining of being assaulted in their own homes the needles in the parks or the aggressive and sometimes verbally sexual comments that people now have to live with on a daily basis because of the massive increase of homeless people in Seattle that have flooded here from all over the country.

People say they care about homeless.. you have a home let some homeless people stay there.

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