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Beer Price Crisis On the Horizon

amightywind When are the feds mroe agreeable? (337 comments)

What Bunkerville taught us is the feds are more agreeable with a shotgun pointed at their nose.

yesterday
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Climate Scientist: Climate Engineering Might Be the Answer To Warming

amightywind Re:It's springtime (341 comments)

You know I'm on your side of the issue, right?

4 days ago
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Climate Scientist: Climate Engineering Might Be the Answer To Warming

amightywind It's springtime (341 comments)

Tom Wigley is one of the world's top climate scientists

That's damning with faint praise. It's springtime. The climate ninnies are out in full force.

5 days ago
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Obama Says He May Or May Not Let the NSA Exploit the Next Heartbleed

amightywind That's news? (134 comments)

Obama is straddling an issue. That's news?

about a week ago
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Study Rules Out Global Warming Being a Natural Fluctuation With 99% Certainty

amightywind Settled science (856 comments)

I guess the science is settled then. Up yours liberals!

about a week ago
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$250K Reward Offered In California Power Grid Attack

amightywind How many... (111 comments)

How many muslims can there be in California?

about a week ago
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Double Take: Condoleezza Rice As Dropbox's Newest Board Member

amightywind Another conservatives (313 comments)

Are you dickheads trying to run another conservative out of technology. Nazis.

about two weeks ago
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Should Microsoft Give Kids Programmable Versions of Office?

amightywind Ageless (226 comments)

The word processing program that is never complete! I wrote my thesis in the cruddy thing in 1989, and it hasn't improved much with age. What a scam!

about two weeks ago
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It's Time To Plug the Loopholes In Pipeline Regulation

amightywind What's a spill... (163 comments)

What's a little oil spill against progress. I have made a mint with my oil and gas stocks in the last 5 years.

about two weeks ago
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The Problem With Congress's Scientific Illiterates

amightywind Common core manufactures them (509 comments)

The leftist collectionist statist democrats and their teacher's union slaves are manufacturing scientifically illiterate children with their moronic common core.

about two weeks ago
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Start-Up Founders On Dealing With Depression

amightywind Check before hand (257 comments)

Maybe don't do a startup until you realise you got a pair. Just sayin'.

about two weeks ago
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NASA Halts Non-ISS Work With Russia Over Ukraine Crisis

amightywind A real mess (291 comments)

Shut down ISS. Let's restart the space program along the lines that George Bush proposed, Project Constellation - made in America. Obama has made a real mess of a once great nation.

about two weeks ago
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Astronauts' Hearts Change Shape In Space

amightywind Our space program (113 comments)

Wow is our space program lame. In the absence of gravity the equilibrium shape of the human body is a sphere.

about three weeks ago
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UN Report: Climate Changes Overwhelming

amightywind Do not aid these adventurers (987 comments)

Throughout geological history life has reached its greatest extent during warm periods. There is only one thing worse that global warming. Global cooling. Ignore these charlatans who think they can control climate using political structures. Do not aid these adventurers.

about three weeks ago
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Mazda Says Its Upcoming Gas-Powered Cars Will Emit Less CO2 Than Electric Cars

amightywind Keep it up (330 comments)

I drive a quad cab long bed pickup alone to work. So you guys keep reducing your CO2 signature. Thanks.

about three weeks ago
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WHO: Air Pollution 'Killed 7 Million People' In 2012

amightywind Jesus loves pickups! (97 comments)

Global warming hysterics are not content with whipping themselves for raping mother earth want to turn the rest of us into Flagellants as well.

I smile when gas prices rise, because the prices of my oil and refining stocks rise with it. Better to join Big Oil then fight it!

about three weeks ago
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Russians Take Ukraine's Last Land Base In Crimea

amightywind Re:At this point, just take their territory from t (551 comments)

I agree. The easiest mark would be to capture the Kuril Islands back for Japan. Let the Ruskies fight it out on multiple fronts 1000's of km apart. Bites could be taken out of their territory in many places.

about a month ago
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NSA Hacked Huawei, Stole Source Code

amightywind Just (287 comments)

What's good for the goose is good for the gander. Take that Chinamen!

about a month ago

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NASA Considers 'Plan B' for Project Constellation

amightywind amightywind writes  |  more than 4 years ago

amightywind (691887) writes "NASA Administrator Charles Bolden ran into a congressional buzz saw last month when he presented the Obama Administration plan to cancel the Constellation Program in favor of outsourcing NASA's human spaceflight program. That plan may now be on its way out."
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amightywind amightywind writes  |  more than 7 years ago

amightywind (691887) writes "A commercial Zenit 3SL rocket blew up on the launch pad Tuesday on would have been its 24th flight. The Sea Launch platform is towed from its port in Long Beach to the equatorial Pacific where satellite launches can take full advantage of the Earth's rotation. Sea Launch is a consortium of 4 companies from the Norway, Russia, Ukraine, and the US."

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Moderation

amightywind amightywind writes  |  more than 7 years ago

Having burned karma in the past few months in defending my views on President Bush, the war in Iraq, global warming, stem cell research, and other subjects on which I hold minority opinions, I got discouraged and moved over to digg.com. There are many features about the slashdot system I miss. Direct links to all comments, friends and foes, and even this journal. What I despise are the story submission process and the moderation system, both for the same reason. Slashdot is run by an unaccountable elite. I assume it is the folks in the "Hall of Fame" and a few hundred of their fascist friends. The quality of story selection and editing has declined dramatically in the past 5 years, and a liberal group think has come to dominate the moderation system. I can't say what it takes to get mod points but I haven't gotten any in 6 years, even with an excellent karma. All I know is if you are the wrong side of the issue and get modded into oblivion without having your postings be fairly judged by a wider audience. And there is nothing you can do about it.

Things are refreshingly different on digg. The open moderation system gets rid of the elites. The moderation system allows your comments to reflect their true value to interested readers, not just the aristocracy. Moderate all you like, but once per comment. Also, there are a lot more submissions so the site is a more useful summary of the news that matters. (How often have you shook your head at the eclectic trash that appeals to the Slashdot junta.) So visit digg.com and create an account. I will be happy to refute my foes there openly and fairly.

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Not again!

amightywind amightywind writes  |  more than 7 years ago

The slashdot junta as taken a page from the islamist fascists and put me in the penalty box again for conservative thought crimes. If I have offended anyone...good!

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In the penalty box again!

amightywind amightywind writes  |  more than 7 years ago

My viewpoints tend to be right of center. I present them with seriousness, crystaline clarity, and brutal honesty. For this the leftie poo-bahs who mismanage this site have revoked my posting privileges. I'll be back soon, so don't grow complacent!

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Russian Roulette

amightywind amightywind writes  |  more than 7 years ago

July 1 the Space Shuttle Discovery will lift off to the International Space Station, the beginning of a 17 flight series to finish the station and to retire, we hope.

By NASA manager's own admission the shuttle has a 1 in 100 chance of catastrophic failure and loss of crew. The odds are about 1 in 60 if you consider past performance. In 17 flights there is a 17-25% chance of losing the shuttle and an abrupt end to 7 astronauts shuttle program, as well as space station construction. For what is supposed to be a safety driven program after Challenger and Columbia I would expect better odds than Russian Roulette.

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amightywind amightywind writes  |  more than 7 years ago

Due to excessive bad posting from this IP or Subnet, comment posting has temporarily been disabled. If it's you, consider this a chance to sit in the timeout corner . If it's someone else, this is a chance to hunt them down. If you think this is unfair, please email moderation@slashdot.org with your MD5'd IPID and SubnetID, which are "aea3ad606f964cb4b710951d75318d6a" and "1891c2a094156c527212d3a9f7ea37a4" and (optionally, but preferably) your IP number "132.189.76.18" and your username "amightywind".

The jackasses that moderate this site have suspended me again. This time for expressing an opinion that 67% of US citizens have: supporting government international phone record data analysis. By supressing serious dissenting opinion over the years Slashdot has become a slimy orgy of discredited liberalism accented by Microsoft servitude. Why are you afraid serious opposition?

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Mod points

amightywind amightywind writes  |  more than 8 years ago

Seems the slashdot priesthood has decided to drastically reduce mod points on the site. Yay! This is a big improvement given the extreme volatility of the previous system and the tendency to have serious, but edgy commentary downmodded by those enemies of free speech with too many extra points to spend. Amightywind is pleased because he will be suspended from posting less often and his important message will be read more often.

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