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US-EU Trade Agreement Gains Exaggerated, Say 41 Consumer Groups, Economist

Greystripe Re:I see youve never bought american before. (97 comments)

Man you have drunk so much Kool-Aid you will be busting holes in walls soon. I see you seem to think this is something that is especially true about conservatives and Republicans. Meanwhile the rest of us know that politicians of any stripe in every nation are all liars who are lauded for their ability to lie. Just remember you can keep your current doctor, you can keep your current plan, and if you really want you can keep on lying to yourself. Don't expect to be believed when you spew it however.

about a month and a half ago

New Federal Database Will Track Americans' Credit Ratings, Other Financial Info

Greystripe Re: Go away slavery freak (294 comments)

Actually while slavery was highlighted (especially by the North and now the left) it was indeed about the States losing their rights. As with other rights such as our personal right to speech, you have the right to misuse it. There can and often are consequences to misusing it, however we should never allow the government to remove the right itself. So again it wasn't about slavery it was about rights that the States used to have and the Federal government removed. Fighting against slavery is a noble cause, as is fighting against terrorists and all the other bad things in the world that governments use as pretexts to removing rights. Sounds as though you agree that it was acceptable to remove the States' rights in order to fight slavery in the past. Do you also agree it is acceptable to remove our rights today to fight terrorists? If you looked into the laws being passed by Congress prior to the Civil War you would find that the South was being put in a serious bind. They were being forced to sell their raw goods to factories in the North at a lower price than they could get from European factories. Additionally laws were enacted that made creating their own factories difficult. And yes in addition to those items there was concern that they would be forced to give up the slave trade. It is much easier for most of us to do something that is good or good for us when we at least have some say in making that decision. Have you really never balked against doing something for no better reason than someone else was making you do it? I know I have and I have seen countless others do it also. The North and the South were both borrowing heavily from Europe for the first two years of the war. Can you guess what caused a very anti-slavery Europe to stop funding the South? That's right the North only struck down slavery because it would help them win the war not because of altruistic reasons.

about 2 months ago

West Antarctica Warming Faster Than Thought

Greystripe Re:Meh. (247 comments)

Curious, is that 500 AD, BC, or some measurement of time based on Anonymous Cowards?

about a year and a half ago

New York Culls Sex Offenders From the Online Gaming Ranks

Greystripe Re:Why not just block messaging? (511 comments)

This is occuring in New York and enacted by a Democrat, thanks for showing your bigotry.

about a year and a half ago

Young Students Hiding Academic Talent To Avoid Bullying

Greystripe Re:Both sides of the coin (684 comments)

Haha yeah throw a kid over a table in front of everyone and they tend to leave you alone after that. Funny thing is though I never once felt I was being bullied for being smart (aced nearly every test, always scored in the 99th percentile on standardized tests). I was bullied for being poor, quiet, and oddly for never running. Being smart is rarely the reason people are bullied, more often it's some social stigma. You look funny, have poor social skills, have a superiority complex, etc. Easier to feel good about yourself if you can tell yourself it is because you are smart.

about a year and a half ago

Activists' Drone Shot Out of the Sky For Fourth Time

Greystripe Re:You'd Think They'd Learn (733 comments)

It's a pigeonshoot, you do know that the pigeons aren't running around on the ground correct?

about a year and a half ago

In UK, Twitter, Facebook Rants Land Some In Jail

Greystripe Re:My slashdot posts (233 comments)

All speech is free, it's the consequences of your speech that you may have to pay for.

about a year and a half ago

Secession Petitions Flood White House Website

Greystripe Re:Let them go. (1163 comments)

Actually BMO you are the bigot as you lump everyone who disagrees with your politics together. You are the one calling people retards and racists. The AC said nothing that would indicate he is either racist or a retard, he merely said something you disagreed with.

about a year and a half ago

Secession Petitions Flood White House Website

Greystripe Re: we survived bush (1163 comments)

Convenient how everyone gives a pass to the Democratic governor who didn't do her job which prevented the Feds from doing theirs.

about a year and a half ago

Apple Planning To Build Private Restaurant

Greystripe Re:What's new? (234 comments)

Well if it's urinals I'd think they'd really want you to not give a crap.

more than 2 years ago

Congress Wants Your TSA Stories

Greystripe Re:My experience (328 comments)

Duh he can't tell you that, he's dead remember?

more than 2 years ago

Publisher Pulls Supports; 'Research Works Act' Killed

Greystripe Re:I am confused (72 comments)

Care for a breath mint?

more than 2 years ago

Dharun Ravi Trial: Hate Crime Or Stupidity?

Greystripe Re:Somehow (671 comments)

Actually since he committed suicide I doubt he's going to have problems or anything ahead of him.

more than 2 years ago

Submitting "Nuking the Fridge" To Scientific Peer Review

Greystripe Re:Survival not so good for TFA website: (284 comments)

So are you putting the bread under your laptop or on top of your tower? And does running it hot enough to toast bread really qualify it as a toaster?

more than 2 years ago

Submitting "Nuking the Fridge" To Scientific Peer Review

Greystripe Re:Wrong subject (284 comments)

All the movies except the last had a supernatural feel to them. Making it aliens and not something unexplainable prevents the imagination from attempting to fill in the explanation which leaves the viewer no sense of wonder. It would be like if someone made a Star Wars movie in which they explained what the Force was made from...

more than 2 years ago

Judge Dismisses 'Other OS' Class-Action Suit Against Sony

Greystripe Re:And the USAF (403 comments)

*sigh* ok you win, here's my tenmillionbux. millionbux, millionbux, millionbux, millionbux, millionbux, millionbux, millionbux, millionbux, millionbux, millionbux and just because you were so nice about here's an extra millionbux.

more than 2 years ago

EFF Asks To Make Jailbreaking Legal For All Devices

Greystripe Re:Car Analogy (278 comments)

That's been done for years in order to fine tune a motor for increased hp/torque/fuel efficiency.

more than 2 years ago

Should Composting Be Mandatory In US Cities?

Greystripe Re:Should X be mandatory? (861 comments)

Actually I should pay less if I'm doing the sorting. After all it saves them money, not me.

more than 2 years ago


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