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Obama Administration Defends Warrantless Wiretapping

davie Re:Change? (788 comments)

Meet the new authoritarian sociopath...
...Same as the old authoritarian sociopath.

more than 5 years ago
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What Has Fox Got Against Its Own Sci-Fi Shows?

davie Re:Isn't is obvious (753 comments)

Nerd high five.

more than 5 years ago
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Obama Looking To Symantec CEO For Commerce

davie Re:One of the worst proprietary vendors... (168 comments)

Thanks for proving my point. The "counterfeit coin" is the false premise that the individual exists to serve the collective. The "parties" only differ in how they want to waste the wealth they steal by force. You support the Democrat party and oppose the Republican party, but in the long run it doesn't matter which party prevails because both of them are pursuing the same immoral agenda and America will continue to decline because of it.

more than 5 years ago
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Obama Looking To Symantec CEO For Commerce

davie Re:One of the worst proprietary vendors... (168 comments)

The Democrat and Republican parties are the two sides of a counterfeit coin. Heads? they win, tails? we lose. Their core agenda is unified, and they have perfected the art of keeping half the country fighting the other half to support it. I'm waiting for an ex-Professional wrestler to show up with magic sunglasses (I won't fight it, I'll put them on right away).

more than 5 years ago
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Windows Drops Below 90% Market Share

davie Re:Pulling stats out of thin air (595 comments)

Please define the term "fact" without using the words "fact" or "opinion" in your definition. Now define "opinion" without using the words "opinion" or "fact" in your definition.

about 6 years ago
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AIX On the Desktop Is Getting the Boot

davie AIX is an antique (366 comments)

Seriously. The toolset sucks. None of the major FOSS projects even know or care if their projects will build on AIX anymore, including (most importantly for me) the CPAN (CPAN testers haven't tested CPAN builds on AIX for years as far as I can tell). The command line utilities have feature sets from like 1976, so you have to install a bunch of GNU packages if you want to get anything done. The best part, IBM will happily sell you a pile of AIX hardware and promise you that the millions of bucks you're getting ready to spend for software to run on it will be well-spent, then you'll find out that half the stuff has never been tested in the real world. Fact is, in the time I spent working on (struggling with?) AIX recently I saw little evidence that IBM is putting any resources into AIX.

more than 6 years ago
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Obama Launches Change.gov

davie Sick of "change" (1486 comments)

Double-digit inflation would qualify as "change," as would Global Thermonuclear War. Change is the one thing we can count on, and promising it is like promising tomorrow's sunrise. Try promising improvement and you'll get my attention.

more than 6 years ago

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