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Could Tizen Be the Next Android?

Sri Ramkrishna Re:Thanks, but... (241 comments)

It shouldn't cost you anything, no? You already had them purchased on IOS?

about two weeks ago
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Amazon Plans To Release 12 Movies a Year In Theaters and On Prime

Sri Ramkrishna Firefly movie (92 comments)

All these third party people making movies and nobody has thought about a firefly movie which we all know will make money given how much its short tenure has woeven its way into pop culture.

about two weeks ago
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Obama Unveils Plan To Bring About Faster Internet In the US

Sri Ramkrishna Re:About time (417 comments)

Sources, then we'll talk. I'm not a leftist. I look at what I think is the best solution for the country at the time. I don't subscribe to any rigid economic policy. To do that would be utterly stupid. Every kind of economic policy has time and place. Do you try to use a flat edge screw driver for every screw you use? Kind of dumb to do that right? You use something appropriate. It's when people are rigid and define themselves under simplfied and useless teams like "conservative" and "liberal" and not think in terms of solutions.

I don't mind cutting taxes when it make sense. I think social programs make sense at times, other times it doesn't. Sometimes spanking your kids make sense, other times it doesn't because your kid won't respond to it the way say his brother does. Make sense?

about two weeks ago
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Obama Unveils Plan To Bring About Faster Internet In the US

Sri Ramkrishna Re:About time (417 comments)

Millennial morons have a problem. You want free stuff as long as you don't pay for it. Obama was/is/will ever be incompetent. #WorstPresidentEver Obama phones, free housing, free college, unearned income tax credit, immigration and other Obama/Great Society programs drained the Social Security Trust Fund, 95% of which was Democrat spending. Republicans are doing a refinance so it doesn't die from more freak shows cashing in at the public trough. So sorry, no Certificate of Appreciation for you my shallow, millennial friend. You are a lamb, bleating leftist slogans on your way economic slauter.

First of all buddy, I'm not a mellennial. I'm a GenXer who makes 6 figures. I came out of college debt free, because my tuition was cheap. I could pay off most of my yearly tuition working a minimum wage job and a summer job. These days, kids don't have a hope of doing the same. So, I think it's fair that our children (because they are coming of college age so I and other adults) would like to see lower tuition rates just like we did.

So I would like to see our next generation have the same opportunities I did and be able to get out of school and not have to worry about having to pay off some 120k loan or higher if they decided they want to be doctors or some other specialized field. There is nothing wrong with that. We used to pay more taxes, we should go back to that. It's only this stupid selfishness from our dear "Greatest Generation" who seemd to have gotten all the benefits of cheap everything and doesn't want to give that to people on down. We all wrap it up some kind of bullshit conservatism. Conservatism is keeping the status quo, as in teh status quo from the previous generation.. it was working fine. There was nothing wrong with the tax rates and everything. We had a healthy manufacturing base, people had pensions, it was good.

about two weeks ago
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Obama Unveils Plan To Bring About Faster Internet In the US

Sri Ramkrishna Re:Obama: please stop helping us! (417 comments)

Huh.. I guess that's their loss. It's irritating that they don't want people to do their own stuff though. That's the kind of law that should be removed. Not sure if Illinois has such a thing or not.

about two weeks ago
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Obama Unveils Plan To Bring About Faster Internet In the US

Sri Ramkrishna Re:Obama: please stop helping us! (417 comments)

That's a pretty cool anecdote. Seems like fiber roll out will help if companies are willing to put in the investment.

about two weeks ago
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Obama Unveils Plan To Bring About Faster Internet In the US

Sri Ramkrishna Re:About time (417 comments)

Or we can increase taxes on the middle (like me) and upper middle class and actually fund education properly. I came out of college debt free and in two years I was able to buy a house and live a healthy middle class life. These days everybody is saddled with debt. I think that's generally a bad idea, if the average middle class person is so encumbered by debt that it's hard for them to justify spending money on anything. That makes our economy weak. I don't mind paying more taxes if it is going to help make the economy better and keep people in the middle class. A rising sea raises all ships.

As for amnesty, while I agree that we need to make sure that illegal aliens do not come into the country without following our laws. I can tell you that without them, meat and food industries will be crippled. If you don't want illegal immigration then you need to pay more at the grocery store. Nobody is willing ot work the fields or meat packing without higher wages. So companies bring in illegal laborers who will work for a lot less. They assume all the risks because nobody is punishing the industry for encouraging and bringing them here in teh first place. So two steps: 1) harshly punish companies and individuals who hire illegal immigrants 2) harshly punish companies and individuals who run immigration scams brining labor illegally into the country. Generally, if you make it here, and you have children who have grown up a number of years here, then it's okay to leave em here as long as they pay their taxes and give htem a path to citizenship.

Government job is to insure the success of this country through whatever effective means necessary. If it sometimes mean we need to give free education then so be it. Everything should be on the table.

about two weeks ago
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Obama Unveils Plan To Bring About Faster Internet In the US

Sri Ramkrishna Re: Obama: please stop helping us! (417 comments)

Well, dunno.. but eventually that illusion will drop when we can't even feed or house our own population. Hell if education is neglected, you'll probably have to import the smart people to run your military projects.

about two weeks ago
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Obama Unveils Plan To Bring About Faster Internet In the US

Sri Ramkrishna Re:Love how he had all these great ideas (417 comments)

They do seem to admire Putin though, very manly man with his guns and his bare chest. :-)

about two weeks ago
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Obama Unveils Plan To Bring About Faster Internet In the US

Sri Ramkrishna Re: Love how he had all these great ideas (417 comments)

This is true. This is the fault of the Democratic party. They are spineless morons. I'm waiting for some change in their spinelessness.

about two weeks ago
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Obama Unveils Plan To Bring About Faster Internet In the US

Sri Ramkrishna Re:Love how he had all these great ideas (417 comments)

It's not checks and balances if the entire goal of the House is to make the President fail. The House is being disingenious as their job is to focus on the American people and not oppose everything the President does becuase it might make him look good. That's not good governance, but petty spiteful bullshit. Just because the previous President fucked the goose doesn't mean that your party can't strive to learn the mistakes of the past and do better. Sadly, this mentality is working but it turning their base meaner and ugly. It will be hard for htem to please them without still going crazier. We are not going to get good governance till they reject this crap.

about two weeks ago
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Obama Unveils Plan To Bring About Faster Internet In the US

Sri Ramkrishna Re: Love how he had all these great ideas (417 comments)

Yes, and that's because of conservative Democrats. Who are all gone now. Turns out if you act like a conservative-light, you might as well vote for hte other party and get the real thing. We could have had single payer healthcare. It's just really unfortunate that we missed our chance.. we're going to have wait another decade before we can do this again.

about two weeks ago
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Obama Unveils Plan To Bring About Faster Internet In the US

Sri Ramkrishna Re:About time (417 comments)

Yes, that was Clinton, the great Republican president of the 90s. He did a lot of de-regulation. Some of which we are paying for.

about two weeks ago
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Obama Unveils Plan To Bring About Faster Internet In the US

Sri Ramkrishna Re:About time (417 comments)

His free community college idea (well whoever it was, he's promoting it) is also a great idea.. this is the kind of stuff I want to see. Ideas. Let's see what ideas has both the Republican party come up with? The same shit.. already, within days, they've gone back to attack social security. While I think there is definitely soem changes to be made to social security, the Republican party wants to eliminate it somehow. Making sure that only the Greatest Generation gets all the good stuff, while everyone after that gets to play Lord of the Flies and depend on the "Market". Moronic. I believe in a lot of the things that the Republican Party espouses. But they are just way too crazy.

about two weeks ago
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Obama Unveils Plan To Bring About Faster Internet In the US

Sri Ramkrishna Re:About time (417 comments)

Hah, I already did that.. we have Frontier, and those guys are awesome.. high speed internet, with no one monitoring the traffic.. e.g. no filters. Plus at one point they lowered my monthly rate and gave me faster internet. Never usually happens. Their internet package is great, but their FiOS TV sucks though. But taht's fine, I don't have cable or any of that other nonsense... who needs it if you have 50/50 MBits? :)

about two weeks ago
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Obama Unveils Plan To Bring About Faster Internet In the US

Sri Ramkrishna Re:Obama: please stop helping us! (417 comments)

That doesn't make quite sense.. rural areas are likely not going to have much choice. They can charge whatever they want since there is no competition. The only reason it could be cheaper is that the average income of the rural person is quite a bit lower and so in order to get teh maximum number of subscriber, you price it so that it is worth subscribing too without breaking budgets. But most rural people have TV and cable, won't they be able to get internet through that?

about two weeks ago
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Obama Unveils Plan To Bring About Faster Internet In the US

Sri Ramkrishna Re: Obama: please stop helping us! (417 comments)

For a lot of people saying "we're number one" refers to our military power.

about two weeks ago
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Obama Unveils Plan To Bring About Faster Internet In the US

Sri Ramkrishna Re:Federal override good or bad? (417 comments)

That is a good point. It is a slippery slope.. but ther has been times when a federal agency can do the right thing. Local government can be pretty corrupt as well.

about two weeks ago
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Obama Unveils Plan To Bring About Faster Internet In the US

Sri Ramkrishna Re:Obama: please stop helping us! (417 comments)

Yeah, they don't want hte government to do that.. it should happen naturally, like child birth.

about two weeks ago

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GNOME 3.12 released

Sri Ramkrishna Sri Ramkrishna writes  |  about 10 months ago

Sri Ramkrishna (1856) writes "Like clockwork, the next version of GNOME has been released with updated applications, bugfixes and so forth. People can look forward to faster loading time and a little more performance than before. There is a video that is also been created to highlight the release! Check it out!"
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GNOME 3.8 released now with extra special GNOME Classic session

Sri Ramkrishna Sri Ramkrishna writes  |  about 2 years ago

Sri Ramkrishna writes "it's that time again and GNOME project has put out the next release of the GNOME 3 series. Highlights include tighter integration with owncloud, new core apps, and for those who wanted the old GNOME 2 experience back, we have GNOME Classic which contains the familiar 2 bar configuration. New controls for privacy and search.and some improvements in shell performance. You can read all about it here"
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