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Security Companies Team Up, Take Down Chinese Hacking Group

amightywind Honey Pot? (63 comments)

It would be nicer to hear about a creatively destructive honey pot to sting the Chicoms.

2 days ago
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Google Developing a Pill To Detect Cancer

amightywind If I were a Google investor (58 comments)

If I were an investor in Google, and I'm glad I'm not, I'd be demanding they return more profits to shareholders instead of setting them on fire with moronic research like this. The only thing they will ever make big money doing is web search based advertising. Behind the curtains they are a one trick pony like Microsoft.

2 days ago
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Location of Spilled Oil From 2010 Deepwater Horizon Event Found

amightywind Should be enough (73 comments)

Should be enough for some environmental wacko to sue BP somemore. What a scam. News flash. Oil seeps in the ocean all the time.

2 days ago
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Study: Past Climate Change Was Caused by Ocean, Not Just the Atmosphere

amightywind Just coming to that realization now? (185 comments)

No shit, idiots. If you are just coming to that realization now, maybe we shouldn't be trusting you to 'fight climate change' with our hard earned tax dollars.

4 days ago
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When Snowden Speaks, Future Lawyers (and Judges) Listen

amightywind A brave man who flees? (221 comments)

A brave man who flees to Putin and the Chicoms rather than face our corrupt government in court? He's brave in the way that Bin Laden was brave. He hides until an assassin or drone finds him.

5 days ago
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EU Sets Goal To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions 40% By 2030

amightywind Observe (172 comments)

A great civilization commiting economic suicide.

5 days ago
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CHP Officers Steal, Forward Nude Pictures From Arrestee Smartphones

amightywind Misbehaving (272 comments)

Ill tell you, the Pigs have been misbehaving in this country for some time. After 9/11 they all decided to be Navy Seals. Armed with high power weapons, body armor, assault vehicles, all without the stringent selection process. I imagine the pervert in Cali was suspended with pay.

about a week ago
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Ballmer Says Amazon Isn't a "Real Business"

amightywind Balmer has it right (275 comments)

Balmer is right. Good businesses that have been around as long as Amazon make money. Sentiment alone is holding up Amazon stock. The same goes for Elon Musk's companies. They make no profit and have no prospects of turning a profit as far as the eye can see. Yet Musk's starry eyed fanbois still lap up the stock. Oh, well. They will learn the hard way. As for IBM, eventually they will run out of businesses to sell and will have to sell itself. Pathetic considering what they once were. On the other side of the coin, boring old AT&T yields nearly 5.5% in this pricy market. I've held it for 10 years and am getting rich on the compunded returns.

about a week ago
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Mark Zuckerberg Speaks Mandarin At Tsinghua University In Beijing

amightywind His partners, the Chicoms (216 comments)

Facebook office in China? Should be a rousing success with his friends the Chicoms. I wonder how many people will be put in jail or executed because of Facebook by the time the office closes?

about a week ago
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Fiber Optics In Antarctica Will Monitor Ice Sheet Melting

amightywind Sounds silly (92 comments)

Fiber optics in Antarctica sounds extravagant and silly, but it is the left's investment in ongoing hysteria.

about two weeks ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

amightywind Flights from West Africa are not ok (463 comments)

Two fine Americans have already been infected and more on the way, despite the banal assurances of the incompetent CDC. Millions of tax dollars were spent trying to treat Liberian Duncan. How many more infectious people will Obama needlessly allow into his experimental petri dish?

about two weeks ago
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Pentagon Unveils Plan For Military's Response To Climate Change

amightywind How about a military (228 comments)

How about a military that actually wins wars and focuses less on social experimentation? Obama is getting his ass handed to him in Iraq and Syria. The queers are really taking over.

about two weeks ago
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Texas Health Worker Tests Positive For Ebola

amightywind Preventable (421 comments)

This was completely preventable. Democrat politicians invited it wantonly. Why not ban travel from the afflicted counties until the epidemic is over? There is no rational reason not to. Help West Africa...over there.

about three weeks ago
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The Cult of Elon Musk Shines With Steve Jobs' Aura

amightywind Never made an honest dime (181 comments)

None of his current enterprises has ever made a dime, nor do they have immediate prospects to do so. Musk has tunned the processes of grabbing politically favored payouts from the tax payer and gullible investors into a fine art. Musk is no Iron Man. He is a leftist anti-hero.

about three weeks ago
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Core Secrets: NSA Saboteurs In China and Germany

amightywind He is a traitor (228 comments)

The US should put a bounty on his ass like they got on Zawahiri.

about three weeks ago
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US Remains Top Country For Global Workers

amightywind Politically correct pablum (123 comments)

Used to be we had an American culture, and immigrants were encouraged to assimilate. Now we have stateless transnationals in turbans, who refuse to speak english. Happy Columbus Day.

about three weeks ago
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US Remains Top Country For Global Workers

amightywind Oh yippie (123 comments)

Oh yippie. More disease ridden foreigners. Like we don't have enough of them urinating in the street. Welcome one and all, morons.

about three weeks ago
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How President Nixon Saved/Wrecked the American Space Program

amightywind Things have been planty screwed up by Obama (125 comments)

The American Space Program is completely on its ass because of the scumbag muslim Obama, and you complain abvout Nixon? This country is a mess.

about a month ago
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Solar Could Lead In Power Production By 2050

amightywind Sure it could (167 comments)

Sure it could, if our leftist communist government continues on its suicide policy plunge, and keeps handing taxpayer money to its well connected friends, like Elon Musk. I am hopeful that America will elect conservatives before this happens.

about a month ago
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Aral Sea Basin Almost Completely Dry

amightywind Re:Too many other lakes... (151 comments)

Since you mindlessly use an anecdote to support your claim, let me do the same. Lakes in Minnesota, Superior, Huron, and Michigan are at record levels. Something GOOD is happening.

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  |  about 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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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