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Comment Re:Big surprise some jackhole Silicon Valley (Score 2) 227

I can hear the 80s era commercial version of their service.

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Did someone publicize something sleazy that you did but was recorded without your knowledge?

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LK

Comment Re:NO FUCKING SHIT (Score 1) 183

For the purposes of commercial marketing, it's not incorrect.

Someone who is assigned a "Conservative" marketing profile is probably NOT going to read sponsored content from HuffPo while someone who is assigned a "Liberal" marketing profile is probably NOT going to read sponsored content from FreedomOutpost and if by chance they do, they're not going to patronize the advertisers of those sites.

Someone who reads content from across the spectrum just might look at content from either of those sources and probably won't penalize advertisers quite so much.

LK

Comment Why do you refuse to believe fact from non-SJW's (Score 0) 117

Traditionally unreliable sources (like blogs and social media) are treated like gospel when it comes from leftists. Same sources, same material, same conversation, wrong person == unreliable in the SOCJUS world, even if it is fact.

It's been played the same time over and over. Perhaps it's you that should reconsider repeating your lies a thousand times.

Comment Your Icarian arrogance precedes you. (Score 1) 332

Lots of people are incapable of thinking like the owner of a business

That doesn't mean you imply they're wrong for not having the proper perspective.

As an owner, having fewer admin grunts means more money to reinvest in higher-return activities (which as an employee you can help drive, if you're so inclined) and/or return to shareholders, who, after all, own the damn business and expect something from it.

When your wings melt from flying in rarified air, don't be surprised when people cheer.

But this hard-nosed perspective, for some reason, strikes people as cruel, or you're viewed as the villain or whatever.

The problem is that they're right.

It's just how the world works and you have to adapt accordingly, even if it's annoying and extra work at times.

So you support the fraud and abuse that devalues citizenship of a First World country? You are the problem and deserve anything coming to you that stops it.

Comment Re:Up to date? (Score 1) 332

Clearly if the visa program did not exist companies would be forced to hire the maybe less qualified US workers

That is the only valid goal, since the citizen would more likely be qualified for a given role than his non-citizen equivalent. If we're going to have "less qualified" people in there anyway, why not have them be our own?

The problem is that people in the US tend to be much more complacent about living up to that greatness than highly motivated people in other countries.

In general, we don't believe in being made desperate. Lack of desperation is not to be mistaken as "complacency". The US standard of living truly is not negotiable.

Comment Re:The skill they need to teach in IT school... (Score 1) 332

Having been involved in hiring in the Ohio area, the average is around 70K->85K

That's not considering the near-impossibility of landing something entry-level despite having a reasonably good background.

If you're lucky enough to be without a security clearance, SW Ohio is dead for anything not already being moved Somewhere Else.

Comment Kill it & its parent 1965 Immigration Act w/ f (Score 1) 332

Get rid of the program and its enabling acts. Hard, but that's what has to happen. It, along with every single other program of its class, solely exists for fraud and abuse - and that anything else is a convenient side effect. Whether it is the US, Australia, Germany, the UK, or any other country free enough to need a supply of perpetually desperate labor, the purpose remains unchanged.

Naturally, this might be an issue with the pro-hellhole, anti-citizen part of /. that justifies it as "competitiveness". These people are largely outside the US and have no business in doing anything other than learning that it will happen to them.

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