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Fiber Optics In Antarctica Will Monitor Ice Sheet Melting

amightywind Sounds silly (69 comments)

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

yesterday
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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 a week 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 two 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 two 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 two 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 two 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 two 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 three weeks 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 three weeks 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 three weeks ago
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Energy Utilities Trying To Stifle Growth of Solar Power

amightywind Well. it doesn't work (488 comments)

Yeah, because it is expensive, and doesn't work. Funny them. They don't like being dictated to either by the marxists who currently run the country. I wish the control freaks would stick to school lunches.

about three weeks ago
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Former GM Product Czar: Tesla a "Fringe Brand"

amightywind Please don't (267 comments)

Please, don't interrupt the slashdot crowd while they are felating Elon Musk. Tesla is a farce.

about three weeks ago
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Exxon and Russian Operation Discovers Oil Field Larger Than the Gulf of Mexico

amightywind Best outcome (201 comments)

Hopefully America will seize the territory from the Russians, enemies of the world.

about three weeks ago
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IBM Solar Concentrator Can Produce12kW/day, Clean Water, and AC

amightywind Re:Sounds great (268 comments)

There is no such thing as global warming. It is a lie.

about three weeks ago
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Expedition 42 ISS Crew Embraces Douglas Adams

amightywind Exciting (39 comments)

How exciting to be exploring space with the Mafia Don jerkoff Vladimir Putin. Our country should be ashamed of itself for Obama's shit space program. Base a US combat brigade in Poland. Arm Ukraine to the teeth! Arm Georgia! Seize the Kirils with Japan. Release Gitmo prisoners in Chechnia. Get the CIA busy fomenting a colored revolution in Moscow.

about three weeks ago
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IBM Solar Concentrator Can Produce12kW/day, Clean Water, and AC

amightywind Sounds great (268 comments)

Sounds great. How much power does it produce at night? Electricity has been found to be useful at night. I'm surprised the smart people at IBM don't realise that. *plonk*. What is it with you leftists who are attracted to solutions that don't work?

about a month ago
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Washington DC To Return To Automatic Metro Trains

amightywind They are... (179 comments)

What wrong with Metro drivers? They are drunk or high and can't be fired because of their union contracts. Thanks democrats.

about a month ago
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NASA's Manned Rocket Contract: $4.2 Billion To Boeing, $2.6 Billion To SpaceX

amightywind Congratulations (188 comments)

Congratulations to Boeing. Obama couldn't resist giving more money to his crony Elon Musk who specializes in ripping off the taxpayer.

about a month ago
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Harvard's CompSci Intro Course Boasts Record-Breaking Enrollment

amightywind A good thing too (144 comments)

Wouldn't bother me. Nothing wrong with a little slap and tickle in the office.

about a month ago

Submissions

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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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