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Comment Re:Driving yes, but charging? (Score 4, Interesting) 990

No, you're just trying to use a fringe case to favour your bias..

People buy stuff FOR the fringe cases.

The cooler that can keep stuff frozen for 48 hours is a fringe case.

The video card that can do 60 FPS on the latest game is the fringe case.

The stereo, laser printer, TV, and microwave are all tools used in small parameters but the fringe cases is what separates them from others of their kind.

Ask any tradesman that does anything physical or with their hands about tools and they'll say "buy once cry once" essentially saying "buy for the fringe case"

Insurance is fringe case all around.

Travel and getting the car prepared for a 400 mile non-stop drive from "empty" in 15 minutes on the way out of town is a fringe case.

You are completely delusional if you think the case of the average is what motivates people, and what makes a tool useful.

So no, you are not right. You are just to narrow minded to think about the non-asbergers point of view when you think of all the little numbers in your head.

Comment Re:Seems reasonable to me (Score 1) 308

Surely there were ways to run the same event without lying about what they were doing.

Slashdot has it figured out, ask for questions, collect and collate them all, pick the best ones that the staff wants to have and then pose them to the guest.

Twitter could do that with having a handful of people then re-post the questions so they are "live" and it's quick off the cuff answers not some cynical slick think tank response.

They didn't. Not because they couldn't, but because they didn't want to. They CHOSE to lie about it.

Comment Re: Learn to Google (Score 1) 279

No, I'm a W-2 employee, I'm a US Citizen, and it's my recollection that I've never presented an ID to work - and I know for a fact that I've never shown an SS card, because I lost it in the 1980's and never replaced it.

Are people paid on 1099's somehow fit for disenfranchisement?

You are either a liar, or your employer is breaking the law.

Comment Re: FB should did it (Score 0) 447

Is there evidence she had a shotgun whilst alive?

She filmed herself with a pistol grip shotgun and broadcast it to Facebook during the event. (While using her child as a human shield.)

The woman was a "moorish nation" follower. The moorish nation is like the soverign citizen movement. Both those groups have proved themselves to be very dangerous to both normal people, and the police.

Maybe you should go read some of the evidence before slinging accusations. Not that you BLM type jackasses ever bother with that.

Comment Re: No chance they'll be indicted (Score 1) 424

No, progressive has always meant "I'm smarter than everybody else in the world and therefore my political opinions bring about progress, and anybody who disagrees with me on any subject at all is wrong just because of the fact that they aren't as smart as me."

As I've mentioned before, progressive is a label that many groups have applied to themselves in the past, including (but not limited to) prohibitionists and Nazis.

The interesting (irony intended) part of all this is the massive collusion with the media. That old "the media is biased" complaint that used to be brushed off is now known to be true. Sort of like Snowden's releases showing the whole paranoia about them listening to everything was true too.

You can see this now that the dark curtain of deceit has been torn open, the media outlets 'owned' by the DNC are dropping from "pretend to be news" to "biased propaganda machine and we don't care if you know". They are trying to influence the few droolers not paying attention to what's going on that still watch / read that crap. The DNC is either dying, or about to become dangerously powerful. And in turn, what happens in response will either make or break our country. Good luck. You are going to need it.

Anyway, I'll leave a quote here that sort of puts things in perspective:

If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie. It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the State.”
-Joseph Goebbels

Comment Re:Don't care, not my card, card issuer's problems (Score 1) 385

This is the dumbest (or maybe just trolliest?) statement of the day...

Please explain how *anyone* can predict someone's next CC number. If you can't explain it exactly, it's bullshit, since I assume you are included in "anyone"...

An article with exactly that in it appeared here on Slashdot months (or a year or two) ago.

There was no fix at the time.

"Did they fix it yet?" is an entirely valid question.

Comment Re:Shielding, jamming (Score 2) 385

Disable "card not present" should be available to end user as a check box in their online account settings.

That, and single use numbers for online transactions.

Of course, the banks don't give a shit about security so don't offer that stuff (for the most part.)

I fail to see why _I_ should care if some retailer gets fucked. Maybe the retailer should be pressuring the banks to fix it.

Comment Re:Again with this? (Score 1) 177

He made a very tired joke

Odd. I didn't hear anyone laugh. Not even a twitter, but there was a whole lot of tweeting.

Why would a room full of leftist lapdog "journalists" laugh at a joke mere seconds after he was done beating on them? Losers don't laugh. Especially those that take themselves very seriously.

Comment Re:Again with this? (Score 1) 177

Right, everything he ever said is a joke. Why can't people understand that?

Because it's easier to go on about Trump then accept the reality of what Clinton has done so far with power.

This does two things, Trump's opponents are thinking and listening to Trump. Not Hillary. Free publicity. Millions of dollars worth.

It keeps the "strategists" in the DNC and on the left spinning for bullshit spin (which the "russians did it" little "fact" is) and every day they do that, is another day they are behind in the election and another day's worth of money down the tubes. The longer things go with the emails leaked the better chance someone will connect more of the dots which will be another blow.

So whatever, I enjoy the lefties flop around like a dying fish as much as... I enjoy watching a dying fish... cuz, fresh fish on the grill is delicious.

Comment Re:I think it's pretty obvious (Score 3, Insightful) 165

These leaks reveal there _are_ no more "trusted journalists."

Just like Snowden's information revealed there shouldn't be trust in government, now we know the same about journalists.

Would you assert that Snowden should have "released" his information back to the government? Because that's the logical equivalence of the assertion he should have used journalists for Assange.

Comment Re:I think it's pretty obvious (Score 1) 165

link to one of the emails with a credit card number in it. This has been repeated several times but I have never been able to find one.

I found some that had SSNs in them. But no credit card numbers. I am suspicious.

It's against the rules to link to them on most sites, even here. Also, there is an ethical issue with it.

I have seen these, and it's true. Also, check images, and spreadsheets with name, dob, address, phone number and SSN on them.... along with illegal donation amounts. Search the archive for xlsx and xls files and you might find some.

Comment Re:I think it's pretty obvious (Score 0, Troll) 165

There is a lot of projection going on in the lefties camp.

Of the two parties, only one actually got caught with proof they used racial disparaging terms in private emails. (Talking about the "brand loyal taco bowl" comments about hispanics by the DNC.)

Democrats are mean, vicious and amoral assholes, and as a result think republicans are too. That's why they don't want guns around, they know their kind would use them to commit crimes. (Heck they DO use them for that in the inner cities.) A republican takes his gun out of the safe to hunt, or go to the range. A democrat takes his gun out of his pants to shoot other democrats.

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