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Comment Re:Why should anyone trust the report? (Score 1) 404

The problem is that Russian gov didn't in fact try to influence elections in US, it's obvious given that it has nothing to gain by doing so. Especially not against Clintons who have long history of cooperation with Russian oligarchs. DNC just got pwn'd by script kiddies, and they shared recovered info with wikileaks in order to achieve maximum lulz.

Comment Re:I am not going to complain (Score 4, Interesting) 181

If wikipedia becomes a money sink it may compromise its mission. Overfunding is as bad as underfunding since it leads to inefficiency and waste. If they get more donations than their current organizational structure can make use of they should consider re-donating excess to other charities.

Comment Re:My mom died of a "superbug" (Score 1) 75

Well, of course, if it's a superbug then it's probably clinic-originated so reporting it would make them look bad. Only way to fight resistant bacteria is to restrict use of antibiotics to cases when they're really needed, and medics worldwide for various reasons failed to do it, and so they're instead pretending that nothing is happening.

Comment Re:Blocking "Hate Speech" enables more hate (Score 1) 117

Even if you forbid people to speak up they still can act on their beliefs. The only thing that forced political correctness accomplishes is burying problems under the rug. With it you don't know what people really think. So you can't address their concerns. Hate doesn't appear from nothing. It has its own social or economic roots, and with enforced doublespeak rules in action the government and other concerned parties can't get to the root of issues. It allows them to pretend that nothing is happening. But issues remain and people act in any way they can. Thus you get those protest votes for brexit and "joke" candidate Trump.

Comment Re:Don't worry (Score 1) 99

They already did it in the past, they removed greeks and armenians. They didn't do it to kurds only because they were fellow muslims and they needed their support for greek/armenian massacre. All people who are called turks in Turkey are of armenian/greek ancestry, and the only reason they didn't change state culture to greek or armenian and went with genocide instead is to allow old ottoman elites to remain in power.

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