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Wind Power Is Cheaper Than Coal, Leaked Report Shows

Malizar Re:Too bad... (610 comments)

AFAIK, all the climate projections could be wrong and we could be heading for another ice age that is only being delayed by our production of green house gases. There is really no good way to be 100% sure of the projections either way. That being said, we need to reduce how much we rely on non-renewable resources, and quit pumping garbage into the atmosphere, it stinks and it makes breathing difficult. In my view, the extremists on both sides of the issue are just as stupid. It's kind of like politics, the extremes are where the morons go, the moderates are where smart people go.

about two weeks ago
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The $1,200 DIY Gunsmithing Machine

Malizar Re:the solution: (651 comments)

And there were amendments made to the Constitution to eliminate slavery and give women the right to vote. Amendments are how the Constitution is a "Living" document. Just ignoring the parts you don't agree with is not how it is done. The right to bear arms was put in place to make sure the people never fell under the boot of the government, which means it was intended for us to have arms capable of standing up for our rights. You may be naive enough to trust the government, that does not mean others are.

about three weeks ago
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Microsoft's Asimov System To Monitor Users' Machines In Real Time

Malizar Circle jerk (269 comments)

So, smart people will disable the monitoring, leaving Microsoft to only get usage data from the stupid people. I see this going really well.

about three weeks ago
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John Carmack's Oculus Connect Keynote Probably Had Samsung Cringing

Malizar Re:HMD is the wrong path (88 comments)

You might want to check for a log out option before getting inside.

about 1 month ago
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Has the Ethanol Threat Manifested In the US?

Malizar Re:Comment from a Chemist (432 comments)

And back in the '80s and '90s people knew to avoid the stations that were using additives to cheapen their gas. I have tried E10 vs E0 quite a few times, it's worth it to find the E0 fuel, especially for older or high performance vehicles.

about 4 months ago
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Water Cannons Used Against Peaceful Anti-TTIP Protestors: the Next ACTA Revolt?

Malizar Re:Silly Peasants (142 comments)

Portions of the decline go back much further, some would trace it to right after the US was founded. I tend to think the major portion of decline began with Lincoln, he did a great deal to place the Federal government above the people and the Constitution.

about 5 months ago
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WSJ Reports AT&T May Be Eying a $40B DirecTV Acquisition

Malizar Re:Just Another Sign That U-Verse Is A Failure (73 comments)

I would have to say I am happy with my U-Verse service at home. I was with TWC before, and they REALLY sucked. I had to reset my internet router multiple times a day, they sent technician after technician out to find the problem, and no luck. I switched to U-Verse and my internet has been down for about 15 minutes in the last 2 years.

about 6 months ago
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Retired SCOTUS Justice Wants To 'Fix' the Second Amendment

Malizar Re:Militia, then vs now (1633 comments)

I have never seen a death caused by a gun, many caused by humans using guns as a weapon. I have also seem men die because of words, does that mean words kill by your logic? Should freedom of speech and freedom of the press be curtailed because of the damage men cause using them?

about 6 months ago
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Heartbleed Disclosure Timeline Revealed

Malizar Re:Local LUG eats crow??? (62 comments)

OpenSSL is in use on Linux as well as on Windows. Chrome is in use on Windows, the Linux version is Chromium, which may or may not have the same issue.

about 6 months ago
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Can the ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers Be Believed?

Malizar Re:Not so fast, cowboy ... (723 comments)

And they are doing this so that when it reaches the SCOTUS again, they can say "It's a fine, not a tax." and get it by the court again.

about 6 months ago
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Can the ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers Be Believed?

Malizar Re:Fuck Obamacare (723 comments)

Apparently the indoctrination has been successful with you. In reality the government's power derives from the people. The Constitution is not there to specify what rights the all-powerful government has deigned to grant upon us mere mortal citizens, it is in place to keep the government in check. It specifies what the government is allowed to do and what it is not allowed to do. Somewhere along the line the people forgot this and allowed the government to seize a great deal of power that is beyond it's authority.

about 6 months ago
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Jewish School Removes Evolution Questions From Exams

Malizar Re:If you don't like it.... (431 comments)

It is a shame, I had to endure science classes where they kept harping on the coming ice ace and how mankind was destroying the environment and pushing us into an ice age. I had to endure classes where nonsense was pushed forward as "fact", and if a student questioned the "facts" he was marked a trouble maker. I had to hold strong to my faith that was under attack by teachers on a daily basis, not because of reality, but because they were trying to mold us into good little liberals. History classes that downplayed the contributions of the majority, while hyping the contributions of the minorities. Before you start throwing stones at what a religious school is doing, make sure you step out of your own glass house first.

about 8 months ago
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How Well Do Our Climate Models Match Our Observations?

Malizar Re:Temperature data (560 comments)

Even the current data is suspect. I know the local monitoring station is next to a big hunk of asphalt that was not there 20 years ago.

about 8 months ago
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New DOOM Game Not Dead: Beta Comes With Wolfenstein Pre-Order

Malizar Re:Please stop recycling sequels renaming & dr (108 comments)

That is ok, I am waiting on Windows 180, when Microsoft does a complete turn around and puts out a good operating system.

about 8 months ago
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How Russia Transformed a Subtropical Beach Resort To Host the Winter Olympics

Malizar Re:climatologists predict? (359 comments)

I doubt that, they seem totally unable to predict tomorrow's weather. Someone could roll dice and be more accurate.

about 8 months ago
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GOP Bill To Outlaw EPA 'Secret Science' That Is Not Transparent, Reproducible

Malizar Re:Creationist "science" (618 comments)

So, Creationists have conducted an experiment were, in one test, there is a God, and in the second test, there is NOT a God, and all other conditions are identical, and in the first, life appears, and in the second, it does not?

Have scientists conducted an experiment where, in one test, there is an earth where man has polluted the environment, and in a second test, man does not exist to create the pollution, and all other conditions are identical, and in the first global warming appears, and in the second, it does not?</s>

Some things on both sides are just accepted as fact by people on both sides, it's why the debate on some topics is so heated. At least the creationists admit they are acting on something they believe by faith.

about 9 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: MMORPG Recommendations?

Malizar Re:I left them all behind for Minecraft (555 comments)

There are Minecraft servers with challenges in place to give you goals. The benefit to Minecraft is that the one game can support a variety of playstyles and gametypes.

about a year ago
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Drilling Begins At Lake Hidden Beneath Antarctic

Malizar Re:SyFy? (131 comments)

Don't worry, I am sure it will be a SyFy movie at some point, it depends on what their random plot dice come up with.

about 2 years ago
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Apple Pays Only 2% Corporate Tax Outside US

Malizar Re:Let's hear it for the beancounters (432 comments)

You would have to convince all the Apple fanatics to quit buying Apple products because of things like this. And the masses will keep buying, so there is no reason for companies to do things honestly.

about 2 years ago
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Hitachi Creates Quartz Glass Archival Medium

Malizar Re:Most Excellent! (116 comments)

And it may be out of copyright by then.

more than 2 years ago

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