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Comment Re:just one thing to say (Score 4, Insightful) 612

Yeah I did. And I unlike you realize the following -

1. stripping the email address was almost certainly at a minimum an attempt to hide the fact that she was using a private server for government emails. (Something which would have gotten a "normal" person fired if not charged with multiple felonies)

2. stripping/altering the email address would have allowed them to cherry pick items - e.g. "well this email is potentially a problem, good thing it doesn't have clinton's email address on it!"

3. Later actions by the IT consultant (destroying evidence which was under subpoena) indicate the above was not simply "oooh we want to protect her private email address" rather it indicates they were looking at hiding or destroying the information.....

I dislike Trump but seriously just because he's the Republican candidate should not mean you are willing to overlook this kind of crap.
If the DNC wasn't corrupt at the core you probably would have had Sanders instead....

Comment Re:Stick a fork in.... (Score 4, Insightful) 612

You seriously would vote for someone to uphold the "rule of law" who it seems has no respect for the law???
Seriously amazing. So you are fine with one set of rules for the "elite" and one set for everyone else eh?

Trump may be slime, but at the moment I don't think there is any sort of definitive proof he's broken the law,. If there were it almost certainly would have come
out by now and be front page headlines for every news organization in the US....

Here's a thought how about the DNC replaces her with someone who has NOT attempted to break the law? Failing that how about someone who doesn't have a paper trail showing they tried??????

Comment Re:Stick a fork in.... (Score 2) 612

She's been playing by Animal Farm -

All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others....

I seem to remember when Americans were begin snooped on, the argument for doing so pretty much always devolved to -

"You have nothing to fear if you have nothing to hide."

Seems to me politicians should be held to that standard BEFORE the average citizen is.....

Full transparency for politicians before we have our rights violated.

Comment SOP (Score 1) 103

Sounds like the suits took a contract but did not want to pay for the back end infrastructure to really support it.

I can't tell you the number of times I've seen this mentality -

From Banks to Airlines to Healthcare to "Service" Providers....

Usually it seems to be a combination of cheap C-level people and a layer of "yes" men between them and IT.

Unfortunately the deciders in chief don't feel the pain when deals like this cause the company to implode....

Comment critique - it sucked - spoilers - (Score 1) 776

saw it, as a mad max movie it sucked IMO.

max had almost no dialog, no character development.
almost his sole dialog was a monologue to himself/audience
at the start essentially saying "I'm crazy because I failed to save some people after the world went to shit"

He was essentially a cardboard caricature put there to sell a movie with mad max in the title.

If you expect to see a "Roadwarrior" movie with Max as an actual self-sacrificing hero type, skip this movie....

Had some cool visuals for the vehicles though.

Spoilers -

What sucked -

He starts off looking like a hobo, gets captured right at the beginning and cleaned up by the bad guys.
His biggest action sequence is right here when he tries to escape and fails.
You really don't see him go "bad ass" on anyone - although it is implied in one "after action" scene.
He doesn't kill the villain, and never really has any sort of "hey e - do I survive or try to help out" forced on him.

His only real contribution is towards the end when he convinces the escapees that they should head back and take over the place they left.

The movie had some cool visuals, but I think they spent too much time on some scenery shots at the expense of characters.

I'd say the best performance was probably Nicholas Hoult as a "war boy" - essentially he ended up in the mad max role almost.

The only negative I can say is the conversion of his character seemed a little too easy
- from "I'm a bad guy who REALLY believes in what I'm doing" - to -
"Hey, you mean all those fanatical beliefs I held all my life are wrong?"
"Okay I'll do a 180 and now I'm a good guy"

It was an action movie where essentially all the good characters were female, and all the bad ones were male. But they were almost ALL throwaway parts IMO.

Charlize Theron was okay but she did not seem to fit IMO as an action hero. Don't get me wrong, I'm all for bad ass females action movies - Underworld and Resident Evil, but this was supposed to be Mad Max.

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