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Detroit Wants Its Own High-Tech Visa

lexx21 I think everyone here is missing the point ... (398 comments)

of what was being said in the article. They want to offer 50000 visas to foreign workers. Do you honestly think that they will pay these guys to "live and work in Detroid for an undetermined amount of time" the same way that they would an American worker? They want cheap labor, that is all. That is how they are going to try to draw business back into that area. It's not about Democrat or Republican, it's about corrupt and ignorant management of that city.

about 6 months ago
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Why the Japanese Government Should Take Over the Fukushima Nuclear Plant

lexx21 Re:Major loss of face? (211 comments)

With the world wide damage and loss of lfe that can be caused by this, I would not wait to be asked. Either we (the US) or the europeans should take it over and solve the issue. Other posters are correct... TEPCO has not shown that they are capable of fixing the issues at the power plant and thus they should be bypassed.

about a year ago
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Should the Next 'Doctor Who' Be a Woman?

lexx21 Re:Really? Political correctness? (772 comments)

There is no such thing as a "cheap lesbian makeout scene".... only cherished :-)

about a year ago
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Apple Sued For Man's Porn Addiction

lexx21 Re:False Flag (509 comments)

But to blame someone else for your actions has become the status quo in this country. When I hear someone say "I couldn't help myself" I have to think: 1) Did he do it in church? 2) Did he do it at the dinner table? 3) Did he do it in front of his parents? 4) Did he do it during business meetings? 5) Did he do it (god forbid) in front of his kids? 6) Did he do it in front of a cop (if something illegal)? I would be willing to bet the answer would be "no" to all of them. Therefore he absolutely could help but do it. Basically he was cruising pics and got caught, probably not the first time either, by his wife who finally had enough. She took the kids and left thinking, which in her mind was due to being at her breaking point. Now left in a state of public disgrace among his peers, he claims an addiction and tries to sue someone for his own idiotic actions. Funny how those things work.........To soothe his ID and make himself feel like a wronged party and a "nice guy", he blames someone else.

1 year,10 days
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Former Microsoft Exec Ray Ozzie Named To HP Board

lexx21 Someone actually claims Lotus Notes??? (52 comments)

Anyone who has had to suffer through that abomination that is called Lotus Notes would probably be quite willing to gather a mob, light the torches, arm themselves with pitchforks, and chase the poor sod who created this travesty to the closest windmill and set it alight. That HP would hire this guy knowing that he was part of the team that developed this "product" and thought it good enough to release is completely beyond me. Then again HP is shipping servers that have bad drives, bad power supplies, and at times bad mother boards right out of the box. I suppose that this is further proof that their computing line is no longer "quality is job 1". Slightly opinionated... probably. Frustrated from being forced to use Notes for 3 years... definitely.

1 year,10 days
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Edward Snowden Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

lexx21 Re: You have got to be kidding me (719 comments)

What gets me is the surprise that people have all of a sudden about the NSA spying on US citizens. They have been doing it for years now. Has everyone completely forgotten the Carnivore program to which ATT was completely complicit? They were doing this 10 years ago and it was in the news, yet no one blinked an eye. Now that Snowden has come out with more of the same that obviously had been ignored by the American people, everyone is in an uproar about what one of our alphabet soup agencies is doing. This is not something new, nor will it stop. It has just become easier due to the way that we send information compared to the Hoover era.

1 year,10 days
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PC Sales See 'Longest Decline' In History

lexx21 Re:Not necessarily because of usage. (385 comments)

I absolutely agree. My desktop machine is running a quad core that I picked up a few years ago. No need to build anything new because for what I am doing at the moment it serves my needs MORE than adequately. VMware workstation runs very smoothly. Video is encoded/decoded with no issues. If I have to wait a few extra seconds for something to complete... big deal. To continually feed the computer manufacturing industry just because they come out with something that is marginally faster is pretty much insane. One thing that the author did not mention though..... we have been in a recession. With people out of work the last thing on their plate is going to be getting a new pc. That's like the record industry crying a river about how sales are down when the news is full of stories about people losing their homes and living in their cars. Just my 2 cents.

1 year,14 days
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Man Campaigns For Addition of 'Th' Key To Keyboard

lexx21 I would say... (258 comments)

That the guy needs to learn to type and not be so lazy as to balk at having to type in the letters "Th".

1 year,20 days
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Nasa Details Shuttle's Retirement

lexx21 Best laid plans of mice and men (400 comments)

The Russians have already threatened military action if we deploy our proposed missile defense shield in their former states. I wonder just how willing they will be to give us a ride if their military is marching toward one of our sites to wipe it out.

about 6 years ago

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