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WikiLeaks Publishes Afghan War Secrets

Conzar Re:US abuse (966 comments)

Pre WWII, what was the USA responsible for? Genocide on the Native Americans, taking land from the Mexicans, fighting the Canadians, invades Hawaii, kidnapping and enslaving people from another content, and the list goes on. I hardly think this qualifies as "staying out of everyone else's business". Please stop with the propaganda that the USA was once great bullshit.

about 4 years ago

Canadian Arrested Over Plans to Test G20 Security

Conzar Re:umm... (392 comments)

Your making huge assumptions here. How do you know he had fertilizer? How do you know the supposed friend isn't a government agent? The answer is you don't and you are just bullshitting.

more than 4 years ago

Will ACTA Be Found Unconstitutional?

Conzar Re:The Living Constitution (260 comments)

Thanks for quoting a man that owned slaves. The reality is the people who have the money make the rules. The people who have the money will maintain their money through whatever means necessary. The people who have the money will divide the people in order for them to maintain their power. Its pretty simple. The "founders" did not setup a government for the people. If so, then Slavery would not be allowed and women would have had rights. It was setup for rich white land owners FOR rich white land owners.

more than 4 years ago

US Eases Internet Export Rules To Iran, Sudan, Cuba

Conzar Re:Eh? (98 comments)

12% of the USA population is in poverty. That's over 30 million people. In the USA, those people are paying for the poor design of USA's society.

more than 4 years ago

IO Data Licenses Microsoft's "Linux Patents"

Conzar Re:FFS! What patents !!!! (197 comments)

Have you not realized that by not publically disclosing the list... Microsoft actually saves the FOSS community a lot of heart-ache and pain?

Rubbish. M$ isn't saving any one. If M$ puts out the list of infringing patents, then the patents on the list become a huge target for the FOSS community to dissect and prove prior work. M$ retains its strength by keeping those patents it thinks GNU/Linux infringes on secret until it litigates individual companies.

more than 4 years ago

Google Asks US For WTO Block On China Censorship

Conzar China Should Respond by (115 comments)

In response China should petition the World Trade Organisation to recognise USA's patents and copyrigt as an unfair barrier to trade.

more than 4 years ago

Newborns' Blood Used To Build Secret DNA Database

Conzar Midwifes and home birth (263 comments)

This is just another reason to have your baby at home with a midwife.

more than 3 years ago

US Gov't. Ending Its Hands-Off-the-Internet Stance

Conzar Re:Internet to Powerful, for governments (452 comments)

Once upon a time the US used to be a 'beacon of liberty' to the world.

When was this? Was the US a beacon of liberty to the Native Americans (genocide and slavery), Africans (kidnapping and slavery), Mexicans who's land was invaded and taken, Women and their rights, and the list goes on?

more than 4 years ago

Use Open Source? Then You're a Pirate!

Conzar Re:Add the USA to the list too (650 comments)

The NSA's SELinux, anybody? Obama administration Drupal sites?

Cartman says: "That's called having your cake, and eating it too".

more than 4 years ago

US To Build Nuclear Power Plants

Conzar End the Insanity (622 comments)

Now It is important to point out that tidal, wave, solar and wind power requires virtually no preliminary energy to harness, unlike coal, oil, gas, biomass, hydrogen and all the others.

In combination, these four mediums alone, if efficiently harnessed through technology, could power the world forever.

That being said, there happens to be another form of clean, renewable energy, which trumps them all- Geothermal Power.

Geothermal energy utilizes what is called heat mining, which, though a simple process using water, is able to generate massive amounts of clean energy. In 2006, an MIT report on geothermal energy found that 13,000 zettajoules of power are currently available in the earth, with the possibility of 2000 zj being easily tap-able with improved technology. The total energy consumption of all the countries on the planet is about half of a zettajoule a year. This means about 4000 years of planetary power could be harnessed in this medium alone. And when we understand that the earth's heat generation is constantly renewed, this energy is really limitless and could be used forever. These energy sources are only a few of the clean, renewable mediums available, and as time goes on, we will find more.

more than 4 years ago

Google, Apple Call Workers' Race & Gender Trade Secrets

Conzar trade secret (554 comments)

the race and gender of its work force is a trade secret that cannot be released

Trade Secret = GNOMES

more than 4 years ago

China Slams Clinton's Call For Internet Freedom

Conzar Re:Internet Censorship operates in the U.S. (235 comments)

The USA Does censor: Child Porn, Classified USA Documents, E-Currency sites (can't operate in the USA), Online Casinos (again, can't operate in the USA), and bittorrent sites (operating in the US). The USA has many laws that prohibit information from being transmitted (freely) on the internet. This my friends is censorship.

So when

Clinton unveiled U.S. initiatives to help people living under repressive governments access the Internet for purposes such as reporting corruption.

Does this mean that when the USA government shuts down your internet connection for using bittorent, that you can use this to undermine the gov?

more than 4 years ago

Public School Teachers Selling Lesson Plans Online

Conzar Re:Higher taxes needed (590 comments)

without taxes there is no society. without society you're very likely to experience actual theft and actual gun barrels, but very little services.

I hear there's no taxes in Somalia and it's only a plane ride away.

There is something called a resource based economy in which there is no money and therefore no taxes. This would be a much better society to live in because it solves the problems of crime, war, and poverty.

more than 4 years ago

Public School Teachers Selling Lesson Plans Online

Conzar Re:Higher taxes needed (590 comments)

Taxes are theft, plan and simple. "No service should ever be rendered at the barrel of a gun"!

more than 4 years ago

City Laws Only Available Via $200 License

Conzar Re:New form of taxes! (411 comments)

You are wrong about one thing. It is the people who should actively seek solutions to poverty, crime and war. By giving that power to politicians, you ensure that there will, in fact, be more laws passed and no solutions found. People need to stand up and take the responsibility back from the government and quit relying on that government for their every need and whim.

How do you propose people to end war, crime, and poverty. I'm especially interested in hearing how you end war. What control do people have over the military?

more than 4 years ago

City Laws Only Available Via $200 License

Conzar Re:New form of taxes! (411 comments)

The wheels of justice have fallen off. There is no justice especially when the laws are corrupt. It is impossible for everyone to know all of the laws; therefore, the system is broken. Why is it in the USA we have the most people in Prison in the entire world? Instead of passing more laws, our politicians should actively seek real solutions that end poverty, crime, and war; however, this does not make good business. So they ignore these social problems and continue down the path of fascism.

more than 4 years ago

Colleges Secretly Test Music-Industry Project

Conzar Re:Blanket licensing is never legal (208 comments)

So what exactly happens in the absence of government? Or a Representative Democracy? Would abusive, rich, powerful individuals just disappear?

Depends on the newly established system. If you consider the resource based economy, then cybernated systems will handle the "government" part which is mainly concerned with distributing resources. Corruption will be made irrelevant by the system. Right now, its profitable to be corrupt. But in a resource based economy, there is no incentive to be corrupt and not possible to "attain power".

more than 4 years ago

FCC/DOT Want High-Tech Cure For Distracted Driving

Conzar Re:Here's the cure (432 comments)

"The auto lobby (carmakers, insurance companies, aaa etc) do their best to ensure that there's insufficient public transit/public transit of insufficient quality, forcing people to buy cars to get around..."

Care to give specifics on how these industries you just named actively ensure there isn't sufficient public transportation?

"In the United States, automobile and tire manufacturers conspired to close down the US streetcar system in the Great American streetcar scandal."

more than 4 years ago



Half Life is now available natively on Steam for Linux

Conzar Conzar writes  |  about a year and a half ago

Conzar (1603461) writes "I loaded up my steam client for Linux tonight and found a pleasant surprise waiting in my library to be downloaded. That's right, one of the greatest FPS's in history, Half Life. I downloaded the game which didn't take any time at all. I fired it up, configured my options (max res is 1920x1080) and played the first 10 minutes of the game without any problems!

For those that have Ubuntu, Steam, and have Half Life (Beta) in their library, its a must play even if the game is over 10 years old."

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Screwed By The Town of Cary

Conzar Conzar writes  |  more than 4 years ago

Conzar (1603461) writes "In the small town of Cary, NC a home owner has spray painted his house with large bright red letters saying "Screwed By The Town of Cary". The town has stole part of the man's front yard in order to widen the road. After the construction was completed, it left a large hill in his once flat yard that produces a flood under his house when it rains. The man (Mr. Bowden) has asked the town to purchase his house; however, the town has only offered $5300 for compensation. The town has also threatened Mr. Bowden with large fines citing a town sign ordnance.

Is there no freedom left at home because its all gone to Iraq and Afghanistan?"

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