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Boo! The House Majority PAC Is Watching You

jaygridley Re:Iowa too (468 comments)

For maybe 30 seconds if that..usually ends up in the dumpster on my way in the house.

about a month and a half ago
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Boo! The House Majority PAC Is Watching You

jaygridley Iowa too (468 comments)

Something similar showed up in my mailbox a couple times.. dont recall which group sent it though.

about a month and a half ago
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State of Iowa Tells Tesla To Cancel Its Scheduled Test Drives

jaygridley Re:Read it and weep ... (335 comments)

Iowa Code 322.2

7.“Engaged in the business” means doing any of the following acts for the purpose of the sale of motor vehicles at retail: acquiring, selling, exchanging, holding, offering, displaying, brokering, accepting on consignment, conducting a retail auction, or acting as an agent for the purpose of doing any of those acts. A person selling at retail more than six motor vehicles during a twelve-month period may be presumed to be engaged in the business.

So it may all be in the definitions...

about 3 months ago
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State of Iowa Tells Tesla To Cancel Its Scheduled Test Drives

jaygridley Not the first time this law has come up (335 comments)

There was an incident a few years ago where the Iowa DOT refused to title a city fire truck because the company that assembled the truck (Toyne Inc in Breda, IA) was not a "licensed franchised dealer'' of the company that built the chassis (HME). http://www.messengernews.net/p...

about 3 months ago
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FCC Proposal To Limit Access To 5725-5850 MHz Band

jaygridley Re:OP vs Reality (112 comments)

How do you justify running a fiber service out to those areas? The cost to shareholders just does not justify the expense of installation, to say nothing of cost of upkeep compared to the income from your customer base. Wireless is really the only financially responsible means of covering these low population areas.

FTFY.

about 5 months ago
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Snowden Strikes Again: NSA Mapping Social Connections of US Citizens

jaygridley Re:So Obama lied again (513 comments)

Who said anything about Republicans? I didnt.

about a year ago
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Snowden Strikes Again: NSA Mapping Social Connections of US Citizens

jaygridley Re:So Obama lied again (513 comments)

When doesn't Obama lie at this point?

about a year ago
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FEMA Grounds Private Drones That Were Helping To Map Boulder Floods

jaygridley Re:What Do You Expect? It's FEMA. (356 comments)

Back before FEMA was lumped under Homeland Security...connection?

about a year ago
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Russia Issues Travel Warning To Its Citizens About United States and Extradition

jaygridley Re:Absolutely the case (369 comments)

Really? Guess none of them are anywhere near me.. seems I only find the Obama can do no wrong and anything wrong with the country is solely the fault of Bush or the GOP ones.

about a year ago
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Russia Issues Travel Warning To Its Citizens About United States and Extradition

jaygridley Re:Absolutely the case (369 comments)

Speaking of noise what are you babbling about? I made no statement about either side other than if anything Obama extended the problem, rather than solving it.

about a year ago
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Russia Issues Travel Warning To Its Citizens About United States and Extradition

jaygridley Re:Absolutely the case (369 comments)

Really? I thought it was another Obama had nothing to do with it because everything wrong is Bush's fault post.

about a year ago
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Russia Issues Travel Warning To Its Citizens About United States and Extradition

jaygridley Re:Absolutely the case (369 comments)

Who signed the renewal of the Patriot Act? Barack Obama.

about a year ago
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Linode Hacked, Credit Cards and Passwords Leaked

jaygridley Source? (112 comments)

Seems light on proof and heavy on speculation.

about a year and a half ago
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Google Pulls Support For CDMA Devices

jaygridley Re:So much for Droid? (272 comments)

AT&T and T-Mobile have areas where their coverage sucks, its a fact.

more than 2 years ago
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Google Pulls Support For CDMA Devices

jaygridley So much for Droid? (272 comments)

So if you want to actually use your Android phone in the US you will be screwed since only AT&T and T-Mobile use GSM and both of them have gaping holes in their networks??

more than 2 years ago
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June 6 Is World IPv6 Day 2012: This Time For Keeps

jaygridley Slowly would be an understatement. (463 comments)

Many ISPs dont provide IPv6 connectivity and IPv6 support is still nonexistant in many routers.

more than 2 years ago
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Army DNS ROOT Server Down For 18+ Hours

jaygridley Re:Fibre was cut (154 comments)

It was a fiber cut. Poor weather caused delays in getting repairs made. See: http://isc.sans.edu/diary.html?storyid=9655 Given the fact that there is more than one root server I find this a bit of a non-story. Obviously the internet continued to function as it should.

more than 4 years ago
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Just Where Is The Lincoln Memorial, Anyhow?

jaygridley Re:Politics aside, wtf is wrong with Google? (650 comments)

Google doesn't have that accurate a source of landmarks, so they've left them as Wiki-style editable. With such a politically charged event scheduled for tomorrow, it doesn't take that many Beck-dislikers to toy with navigation... anybody trying to find the rally with an iPhone will get the wrong directions if this is allowed to stand.

Really? Then why does the map have a little box on it with the words "Lincoln Memorial" that is not what the search returns? (Not to mention all the other various landmarks marked on the map..

more than 4 years ago

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