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MIT's Ted Postol Presents More Evidence On Iron Dome Failures

Ralph Wiggam Re:The UN (374 comments)

answerable to the newly formed government of national consensus, which Hamas has left."

Citation?

I see lots of news stories about Hamas creating a new joint government with Fatah last month and none about them leaving it.

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2014/06/palestinians-set-swear-unity-government-20146281348223961.html

10 hours ago
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UN Report Finds NSA Mass Surveillance Likely Violated Human Rights

Ralph Wiggam Re:Hypocrites (261 comments)

That same. But the UN wouldn't look like a bunch of hypocrite assholes.

4 days ago
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Google To Stop Describing Games With In-App Purchases As 'Free'

Ralph Wiggam Re:Good. Now what about ads? (137 comments)

Yeah. It's such bullshit that Porsche wants me to give them $180,000 for a 911 Turbo. It's just a couple pieces of metal and four wheels. They should be free.

4 days ago
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UN Report Finds NSA Mass Surveillance Likely Violated Human Rights

Ralph Wiggam Re:Hypocrites (261 comments)

They were allowed in because we want them to actually take part in and consider human rights.

How has that worked out?

4 days ago
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New York State Proposes Sweeping Bitcoin Regulations

Ralph Wiggam Re:Interstate Commerce Clause (121 comments)

NY has a unique position among states because so many finance-related companies are headquartered there.

5 days ago
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UN Report Finds NSA Mass Surveillance Likely Violated Human Rights

Ralph Wiggam Re:Hypocrites (261 comments)

Not everyone can be a genius like you. Sorry.

5 days ago
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UN Report Finds NSA Mass Surveillance Likely Violated Human Rights

Ralph Wiggam Re:Hypocrites (261 comments)

These countries are only criticizing the US because the US has criticized their human rights records. It has nothing to do with their concern for human rights.

5 days ago
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UN Report Finds NSA Mass Surveillance Likely Violated Human Rights

Ralph Wiggam Re:Hypocrites (261 comments)

The fact that those countries were allowed into any human rights group shows what a worthless joke the UN has become.

5 days ago
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UN Report Finds NSA Mass Surveillance Likely Violated Human Rights

Ralph Wiggam Hypocrites (261 comments)

Let's take a look at the membership of the UN Human Rights Commission-

China
Kuwait
Pakistan
Russia
Saudi Arabia
UAE
Venezuela

Clearly these folks are qualified to tell other people about how important civil rights are.

5 days ago
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White House Punts On Petition To Allow Tesla Direct Sales

Ralph Wiggam Re:What? (382 comments)

Did you read the response? It's great.

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/response/isnt-petition-response-youre-looking

"Why would we spend countless taxpayer dollars on a Death Star with a fundamental flaw that can be exploited by a one-man starship?"

about a week ago
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Obama Administration Says the World's Servers Are Ours

Ralph Wiggam Re:I think USA is right... (749 comments)

Wait...your examples of non-corrupt governments are China and India? That's hilarious.

about a week ago
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Obama Administration Says the World's Servers Are Ours

Ralph Wiggam Re:Maybe, maybe not. (749 comments)

I'm glad to see that not everyone on this site is an idiot.

If CitiGroup was refusing to turn over emails in a huge securities fraud investigation because their email server was in another country, do you think the Slashdot mob would be so supportive of their privacy rights? I doubt it.

about a week ago
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Obama Administration Says the World's Servers Are Ours

Ralph Wiggam Re:Maybe, maybe not. (749 comments)

This is no time for logic. We're being prompted to bitch about the evil government.

about a week ago
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The Pentagon's $399 Billion Plane To Nowhere

Ralph Wiggam Re:engine problems... (364 comments)

You think that employees of defense contractors make up a plurality of voters?

about two weeks ago
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US Tech Firms Recruiting High Schoolers (And Younger)

Ralph Wiggam Re:Not new (253 comments)

You think education can only be gained by paying $20,000+ per year to a university?

"You dropped 150 grand on a fuckin' education you could have got for a dollar fifty in late charges at the public library"
-Will Hunting

about two weeks ago
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US Tech Firms Recruiting High Schoolers (And Younger)

Ralph Wiggam Re:Not new (253 comments)

I moved and couldn't find a good job in the new town, so I went back to school because it seemed like a good idea.

about two weeks ago
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US Tech Firms Recruiting High Schoolers (And Younger)

Ralph Wiggam Re:Not new (253 comments)

When I was 20 and 21, I worked with adults in an office all day. Then on weekends I would drive down to the big college where all my friends went and partied my ass off. I spent thousands buying alcohol for all of my broke college friends, and I would do it all again.

about two weeks ago
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US Tech Firms Recruiting High Schoolers (And Younger)

Ralph Wiggam Re:Not new (253 comments)

Most companies want degrees OR equivalent work experience. I went back to school as a 23 year old and quit soon after because I got tired of professors telling me things that I had taught myself years earlier as part of my job.

about two weeks ago
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US Tech Firms Recruiting High Schoolers (And Younger)

Ralph Wiggam Not new (253 comments)

In 1999, my company offered an 18 year old summer intern a programming job. He turned us down to attend college. Spending 4 years doing calculus and reading The Count of Monte Cristo was not going to improve his earnings potential. Spending 4 years in a real office doing real programming would have improved his earnings potential.

about two weeks ago
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Android Wear Is Here

Ralph Wiggam Re:Call me (129 comments)

>It doesn't have a cellular radio and neither do that tablets.

What were you actually trying to say? Take a minute and type slowly.

about two weeks ago

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