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Comment Re:I Dislike (Score 1) 233

That model probably contributed about a thousandth of a cent to the price of the product you're buying. And the cost would be more than offset by economies of scale possible to the manufacturer because of the increased sales she was responsible for.

So it's very possible the model is actually saving you money...in addition to being eye candy for those of us who actually aren't prudes.

Comment Re:This is an issue of freedom and liberty, ! pira (Score 1) 60

Of course, there's a downside to having a lot of liberty-loving people located in one small geographical area...

Fascist #1: "Nuke 'em from orbit."

Fascist #2: "It's the only way to be sure."

And a demonstrably unstable individual who doesn't tolerate opinions differing from his own currently has access to the US nuclear launch codes.

Comment Even Mencken only got it partly right (Score 1) 659

"As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron."

H.L. Mencken, On Politics: A Carnival of Buncombe

Cynical as he was, Mencken still had too much faith in the American people to believe the moron they eventually elected would also be a sociopathic, foreign-owned racist with a taste for sexual assault.

Comment Re:WTF? (Score 1) 200

"Really cock sucking whore. Do you have proof to support this assertion that does not come with wheel barrels full of cash....

Cocksucking whores across all of America join in demanding an apology from you for comparing them to a conscienceless bottom feeder like Kathy Byron. Spokes-slut Anya Neeze says that when the lipstick hits the love muscle, at least she and her colleagues provide something of value to average guys. The only things Byron sucks hang small, limp and useless from the crotches of rich old men with too much money, too much power and too much regret that they never came out of the closet when they were still spry enough to chase down a congressional page.

Comment Re:Makes no sense to me (Score 1) 564

You may be in for disappointment. The sound might not degrade, but depending on manufacturing quality and how it's stored, the CD itself can break down with age.


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