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The 147 Corporations Controlling Most of the Global Economy

Diesel Dave Re:I'm actually suprised it's that many (572 comments)

The are correct, however what you fail to see that the govt is that thug.

more than 2 years ago

Ron Paul Wants To End the Federal Student Loan Program

Diesel Dave Re:Subsidies inflate pricing. (1797 comments)

Speaking as a engineer and high school drop out that has developed more products by the age you graduated college then you will likely ever do within your career, let me tell you that college for the most people is a waste of time and money.

Most kids go to college to play. Gaining marketable skills usually starts after leaving. That's all well and good so long as you're content waiting (and not earning) 4-8 more years to build any skills needed to get a real job and YOU'RE NOT DOING IT ON MY DIME.

Govt 'education' loans are all about subsidizing the college industry, not education. Same things with local govt schools; all about protecting govt union jobs.

more than 2 years ago

Samba 3.6 Released With SMB2 Support

Diesel Dave Windows Vista? (88 comments)

They released a new version of Windows?

more than 3 years ago

IT Night Shift Workers: Fat and Undersexed

Diesel Dave Re:simple solution (203 comments)

Did he fight back?

more than 3 years ago

Law Enforcement Wants To Try 'Predictive Policing'

Diesel Dave Re:Well, not fucking so many people over will do (377 comments)

"Excessive crime is what we get for failing to value people properly"
Hard to disagree with that.

"Tax the fuck out of the regressives"
Harder still to try to understand WTF is going through your mind that allowed you to completely contradict yourself within 1 paragraph.

more than 3 years ago

Law Enforcement Wants To Try 'Predictive Policing'

Diesel Dave Re:Problem with crime... (377 comments)


Everything you've listed are goods; not rights; you must take from one person in someway to provide any of these things to another.
Doing so without voluntary consent is theft and a violation of the right of a person to own themselves, their labor, and their free will.

Try reading something a bit more enlightened then a government supremacist scumbag like FDR. Every one of those 'rights' were just the lies of a politician as a means to exert control and gain more power over people.

more than 3 years ago

Law Enforcement Wants To Try 'Predictive Policing'

Diesel Dave Re:They're spending a lot of money on this? (377 comments)

Because we all know if there wasn't a government to tell you how to live, we'd all go around smashing ourselves in the head with a hammer as we continually run into walls, and the entire race would perish.

It's so very obvious that's the case because the instant a person gains a position of power, they are better then everyone else and more able to make decisions for other's lives, much more so then any person could ever decide for themselves.

more than 3 years ago

Feds Prep For E-Gov Shutdown

Diesel Dave Re:!scifi (290 comments)

Have you actually taken a look at the US Congress?

more than 3 years ago

Facebook Wedding Photos Result In Polygamy Arrest In Michigan

Diesel Dave Re:I don't get it (267 comments)

Laws are written by people with power who want to control what other people do. What you have cited are several insincere (aka bullshit) excuses to explain how this could ever be considered a legitimate concept, beyond what it actually is: being a bully.

more than 3 years ago

Florida Man Sues WikiLeaks For Scaring Him

Diesel Dave In Soviet Russia (340 comments)

The truth sues YOU!

more than 3 years ago

Bruce Schneier vs. the TSA

Diesel Dave Re:Thanks Congressman Ron Paul (R)! (741 comments)

He doesn't have too. It already exists and is called the forth amendment. Paul's bill codifies an enforceable recourse for a specific type of violation of such.

more than 3 years ago

Who Invented the Linux-Based Wireless Router?

Diesel Dave Re:Linux Router Project of Course (154 comments)

LRP had the wireless drivers, a menu interface for routing configuration and was also embed-able, running off a read only boot medium.
The OP is asking for these specific things, and LRP had it out of the box, though I'd have to check exactly when the first wireless drivers made it in.

So LRP it was an existing distributed 'product', not a one-off box someone made. The former gives grounds to invalidate the patent.


more than 3 years ago

Who Invented the Linux-Based Wireless Router?

Diesel Dave Linux Router Project of Course (154 comments)

Certainly not the very first ever made, but likely the first mainsteam implementation that was available.

I had a 2U 386SX 16Mhz Workstation with full length ISA 900MHz WaveLAN card, that ran LRP off 3.5" 1.44MB.
Host name was 'Brain-Damage'. Some of the first LRP development was done on that back in 1997.

The boys over in Latvia that went on to form RouterBoard were doing much more then me with wireless but I'm not sure if it was with Linux at the time.


more than 3 years ago

Facebook Post Juror Gets Fined, Removed, Assigned Homework

Diesel Dave Charged with resisting arrest and found guilty (539 comments)

When do we get to see the Judge's essay?

Doesn't he know that you can't be charged with resisting arrest as a sole charge? It must be based on an otherwise lawful arrest? And that if this was not a lawful arrest, you have a right to resist it?

about 4 years ago

There is no...

Diesel Dave Re:Groundhog (314 comments)

Freeze Gopher!

more than 4 years ago


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