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Comment Re:It better not be. (Score 1) 512

I love XFCE, it has a familiar interface that doesn't get in the way. I dislike Gnome, I've always felt it had a more Mac like interface where KDE was more Windows user, but I have minimal Mac experience. KDE is nice, but too heavy for most of my old PC's, and even on my newer stuff, why waste the cycles?

Comment Re:No broadband competition where I live (Score 1) 104

How many big companies have you worked at? Profit motive is lost after a couple layers, inertia rules. Here's your list modified for corporate America:
* Network build-out goes slower, and is strictly limited to those financially influential areas, with some concessions to politically connected people. * Company overpays due to incompetence and make this up by overcharging, which doubles the cost. * Internet prices are higher, as the company needs to recoup quickly due to short attention span of markets. * Service terrible as financial motivated to fix or upgrade lines is little, and you don't have a duopoly with competing lines in most areas, other areas have tacit agreements. * The guys hired to do this will be low bidders with no skills to speak of, they will try to hire out the skills after bidding. * Those in charge will be sales and manager class who have no technical knowledge and do everything the worst way possible. * You can't vote with your wallet, because you have no choice and your local government has tied you to a provider. * You can forget about EVER getting speed upgrades, as there's no competition or incentive.

Comment Re:After all flow dynamics doesn't work does it? (Score 1) 197

Wow, Trumped is the new Godwin...
The idea that financials is overly complex and only understood by elites is why trickle-down seemed like good policy for so long, it's why elites get away with lower taxes on capital gains. It's responsible for much evil. Let me be more specific about why your argument is bullshit and how even someone less educated than I should easily spot it.

Point one, it is designed to enrich one group, at the expense of others. This is the classic, "I should get to keep what's mine" argument favored by the wealthy. Never mind that it applies to no other group. Even Jesus said "Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's..."

Two, your own argument uses weasel words like "potentially" and "likely".

Basically, you're arguing that capital investors should have more rights then labor investors, which has been true for decades. You are making the conservative argument and hiding behind a fog of words.

Comment Re:'Nother reason I want single payer (Score 0) 326

I've got family members with nasty health complications from easily treatable problems that were let go because the doctor didn't want to order tests in case they came back negative. If a test comes back negative the doctors never get paid.I've got family members with nasty health complications from easily treatable problems that were let go because the doctor didn't want to order tests in case they came back negative. If a test comes back negative the doctors never get paid.

Sounds like this doc runs his own lab.

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