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Comment Re:Immigration policy is not hate speech (Score 1) 1055

I suppose you could get together with some of your neighbors and set up some sort of collective arrangement where everybody agrees on rules for appropriate behaviour and collectively uses force to make sure that outsiders do not violate these agreements, but that that point you've basically reinvented government.

No, at that point what you have is one possible service provider in a potentially competitive market - as opposed to the monopoly system we have now.

Comment Re:HP Envy x360 15 (Score 1) 284

I won't buy a laptop *without* a number pad.

How often do you actually use the keypad, and is it worth the annoyance of having the entire keyboard shifted to the left? You can also forget about anything with a 13- or 14-inch screen if you insist on a built-in keypad.

For the few occasions where I might need to enter lots of numeric data, there are USB keypads.

Comment Re:same as it ever was (Score 1) 284

To be fair the machines with soldered on RAM are often that way because they already have the maximum that the chipset supports.

The thinnest notebooks out there use soldered-on RAM more than likely because sockets would make them thicker. It's not just Apple that's following this approach, either; I have a Dell Latitude 7370 that's fixed at 8 GB RAM. I wouldn't be surprised if a fair number of other "ultrabook" models took the same approach.

(Apparently the entire bottom panel is still removable with some screws, and the SSD is an M.2 (?) unit that can be replaced with something of larger capacity. Nobody's figured out a sufficiently low-profile method for accomodating RAM upgrades, though.)

Comment Re:Immigration policy is not hate speech (Score 1) 1055

No, under anarchy, you have the right to defend yourself; you just don't have the right to force other people to pay for your defense. So, for example, if you believe you need to go to war against brown people in the Middle East to defend yourself, you could; you just couldn't force everybody who disagrees to support you financially and give their children up for a draft.

Comment Re:teeny little screens (Score 2) 105

The point on a mobile device is pretty dubious, actually. Who in the world would like to watch a move on the tiny little screen?

When it's hanging off the seat in front of you, the average cellphone or tablet screen is big enough. Pop it into an Airhook and it'll just about be at eyeball height. I caught up on a couple of shows that way flying home this past weekend.

Comment Appeal to non-authorities (Score 2) 306

joining with the fast-food, airport, home care, child care and higher education workers who are leading the way and showing the country how to build an economy

Because everybody knows that Uber drivers, fast-food, airport, home care, child care, and higher education workers are the best experts to look to for economic knowledge.

Comment Re:Silicon Valley able to cope with Trump regime? (Score 0) 184

Hillary Clinton will be the next POTUS with Pence as the VP.

Yes, you heard correctly. LOL, why else do you think Jill and the Clintons what a HAND RECOUNT. They won't make it in time. THATS THE POINT!!! This will put Trump below the 270 EC votes needed, and thus Congress votes on who the next POTUS will be. 1:) They HATE TRUMP. 2:) Congress LOVES power!. Think about it. Congress will control Clinton; if she steps out of line, she gets the book thrown at her and threatened by Pence taking her spot. Meanwhile, Congress will cockblock Clinton's SCOTUS nominee to keep the court divided with the lower court ruling having stand. It's muthafucking brilliant. Those globalist will run the world joined at the hip with wall street. 100% pure corruption. And you all are going to take it up the ass!!!!

Yes, America is fucked.

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