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Geneticists Decry Book On Race and Evolution

akma Re:Are You Kidding? (541 comments)

Godwin's law revised: "As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a claim of racism approaches 1"
And "“if you cry racism within a discussion thread, you’ve automatically ended whatever discussion you were taking part in"

about a month ago
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Former Diplomat Slams Facebook For Inaction On Fake Pages

akma So? (164 comments)

Facebook employee: A product is complaining again. It seems to think it is a customer....

No response is exactly what you should expect when you are the product and not the customer.....

about a year ago
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Website Calls Out Authors of Racist Anti-Obama Posts

akma Hrm (423 comments)

I'd think it cool if they were equal in coverage and also pointed out the racists on the other side of the race and/or political spectrum as well. They are there....just conveniently ignored usually.

about 2 years ago
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Geomapping Racism With Twitter

akma hrm (409 comments)

Did they only map white racists, or others as well? Such as those threatening violence against whites if Obama lost?

about 2 years ago
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Internet Responds To Racist Article, Gets Author Fired

akma Re:just to preempt all of the idiots (1208 comments)

Tolerance and acceptance are not the same. You can dislike something or someone, be tolerant of it/them, yet not truly be accepting of it/them.

more than 2 years ago
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Feds Return Mistakenly Seized Domain

akma Re:What happened to innocent until proven guilty? (243 comments)

There is truly no such thing as personal property anyway.... particularly real estate. Fail to pay property tax and you'll be out on the street same as if you fail to pay rent. They may call it something different, but it is the same in effect and result: don't pay your rent, out you go.

more than 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: How Do You View the Wall Street Protests?

akma Bleh (1799 comments)

Many of them out there when interviewed seem to have forgotten that it's better to be thought a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt. Because it seems to me that many they have interviewed are complete morons.

more than 2 years ago
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Draft Proposal Would Create Agency To Tax Cars By the Mile

akma Re:Dear congress critter (932 comments)

They'll just say it is to offset the carbon emissions you emit no matter the location or something lame like that.

more than 3 years ago
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Draft Proposal Would Create Agency To Tax Cars By the Mile

akma Re:Not a terrible idea, but... (932 comments)

The increase in fuel efficiency is offset by an increase in automobiles in use. No need to change anything.

more than 3 years ago
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Obama Calling For $53B For High Speed Rail

akma Bah. (1026 comments)

Forget all the technical problems. First problem is financing. Will the Chinese approve a loan for this?

more than 3 years ago
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WikiLeaks Nominated For 2011 Nobel Peace Prize

akma Re:Century (495 comments)

What you have said is true. On the other hand, this latest nomination brings the award renewed credibility.

They gave it to the head of a terrorist organization: Yassir Arafat...... they have no credibility, and will never gain any until they revoke his.

more than 3 years ago
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Fingerprint Requirement For a Work-Study Job?

akma Re:It's all stupid, and for stupid reasons (578 comments)

If only we could do the same type things in other ways to people from other countries. I'd love to put up "no foriegner" signs in a few places like in Japan for example.

more than 4 years ago
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Fingerprint Requirement For a Work-Study Job?

akma Re:Non-issue? (578 comments)

The company I manage installs them sometimes. Most of them tend to suck....costing $150 or $1500...most all tend to suck.

more than 4 years ago
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Electronic Burglary in the Senate

akma Big deal. (1391 comments)

"If you ain't cheatin, you ain't tryin. And if ya get caught, ya wasn't tryin hard enough". The Republicans need to try harder next time it seems.

more than 10 years ago

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