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IRS Can Now Seize Your Tax Refund To Pay a Relative's Debt

ne0n IRS is above the law (626 comments)

Seeing as the US govt has spent itself into an event horizon of the current magnitude while trying to prosecute 64 simultaneous, one-sided "wars" against brown folk the world over, all you Americans have just got to tighten your belts a little bit. Priorities like fattening the Republicrat fatcats and sponsoring automated killing machines to further the War on Drugs/Terror/Arabs/Commies/Mexicans are there for a reason. Of course the IRS needs your money more than you do! That's why they're above the law. If you don't like it file suit in a secret court.

2 days ago

SF Evictions Surging From Crackdown On Airbnb Rentals

ne0n Re:Read your lease... (319 comments)

So renters are breaking the contract and whinging when the eviction notice arrives? These twits ranting about it can sftu, gtfo and find another place to live. The issue isn't how much rent costs, it's basic contract/rent/lease law. And respect. And common sense. San Francisco isn't special and/or unique unless you're counting hipsters per square meter.

about two weeks ago

Some Mozilla Employees Demand New CEO Step Down

ne0n Re:It wasn't just private opinion. (824 comments)

Taking rights away from others? Rubbish. It's not a right to obtain governmental approval of your cohabitation strategy or sexual preferences.

about three weeks ago

White House To Propose Ending NSA Phone Records Collection

ne0n Re:Sure (208 comments)

If it succeeds in public a secret court will secretly undo it and back to business as usual for the Stasi^WNSA. Hitler's wet dream made real by a half-American POTUS & protected by secret courts in the "Land of the Free". What precious irony.

about three weeks ago

WSJ: Americans' Phone Bills Are Going Up

ne0n Re:Another possibility (273 comments)

Go shopping. If that doesn't convince you then forget you ever read this comment. The war with Oceania will be over soon anyway.

about a month ago

WSJ: Americans' Phone Bills Are Going Up

ne0n Re:Another possibility (273 comments)

no, it's because inflation is out of control. American phone bills are in line with all the other inflation taking place, even if Minitrue says otherwise.

about a month ago

Fedora To Have a "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" For Contributors

ne0n Re:Elephants in the mist (212 comments)

intelligence agencies may be trying to plant backdoors or weaken security in a way or another, you should start with the main country by far engaged in such activities

So start with the USA then?

about a month ago

The Next Keurig Will Make Your Coffee With a Dash of "DRM"

ne0n Re:Why? (769 comments)

Wish I had mod points, this is the right answer to any questions the Keurig might provoke. Aeropresses are more versatile too, you can make half a cup if you want.

about a month and a half ago

Electric Bikes Get More Elegant Every Year (Video)

ne0n Re:Still ugly (164 comments)

No problem, just bolt a giant shark-like fin onto your recumbent so it sticks up into driverspace. Mount LEDs or even lasers to further enhance visibility. Patent pending, of course.

about 2 months ago

NSA and GHCQ Employing Shills To Poison Web Forum Discourse

ne0n Re:I wonder (347 comments)

If you haven't already been wondering that for years then there's no point asking now.

about 2 months ago

YouTube Threatens To Remove Scientist's Account Over AIDS Deniers' DMCA Claims

ne0n Re:What is an "AIDS denialist"? (268 comments)

thx @JustineSacco for TRUE FACT: whites protected from AIDS by skin tone #FuckBeta

about a month ago

Edward Snowden's Lawyer Claims Harassment From Heathrow Border Agent

ne0n Re:The UK border staff are wildly incompetent. (261 comments)

"Allah Admiral Akbar! It's a trap!"

FTFY. Dunno why that sad little border guard believes he's owned by the US, but otoh the US certainly believes they own Britain. And they clearly own Louise Douche-Mensch who seems to be borderline terrorist herself, scared to let human rights exist or be acknowledged. In other news, beta inhales balls and chokes.

about 2 months ago

South Carolina Education Committee Removes Evolution From Standards

ne0n Re:dev adv ftw (665 comments)

No, I'm objecting to the specious logic of spazmania. Show the experiments and conclusive results showing evolution of divergent species and I'll happily concede the point.

Meanwhile, we believe in evolution without the type of evidence demanded by spazmania of creationists/IDers. Almost like a religion in own right.

Arguing this stuff is like winning the special olympics until the theory is properly tested which IIRC nobody has done yet.

about 2 months ago

South Carolina Education Committee Removes Evolution From Standards

ne0n dev adv ftw (665 comments)

Good luck testing the theory of evolution. Part of the problem is that, barring Elvish researchers entering the arena, we've got precious few observers qualified to attest to evolution of divergent species. Fruit flies shifting to one end of the bell curve is nothing like Darwinian evolution, it's more like breeding shorter Daschunds.

By your definition of "testable predictions" Darwinian evolution, Creationism and Intelligent Design would all seem to be in the same category of pseudo-science.

about 2 months ago

Godot Game Engine Released Under MIT License

ne0n British thing indeed. (73 comments)

Also: why did they hire trannies to play female characters? Must be a British thing.

I believe it's because their women lack estragon during development...

about 2 months ago

AMD Announces First ARM Processor

ne0n Re:ARM processing (168 comments)

I believe you've read it wrong. Basically, AMD actually traveled back in time to develop the first ARM processor.

about 3 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Are AdBlock's Days Numbered?

ne0n Re:NoScript (731 comments)

It's likewise trivial to avoid shitty sites that go far out of their way to degrade the user experience, and thanks to the internet's intrinsic nature there's nothing unique on an ad-monger's site that can't be found elsewhere. NoScript helps to build that list of shitty sites. Let the parasites starve FFS.

about 2 months ago

British Spies To Be Allowed To Break Speed Limit

ne0n Re:so now they can keep up with other traffic (278 comments)

Fortunately for all of us, the judge applied some common sense and let them off the hook. Otherwise you could forget about police ever chasing a criminal again blindly through red lights, endangering legitimate motorists and bystanders through mindless but exhilarating disobedience of the law.

FYFY. You're glad they drove dangerously and with no regard for public safety through a red light? You're part of the problem.

about 3 months ago

Australian Team Working On Engines Without Piston Rings

ne0n Re:How about Ceramic Engines ? (368 comments)

Ceramic would be amazing but what caught my eye in TFA is they're "working on a version for rotary engines". Imagine a Wankel without those shitty apex seals exiting the tailpipe after 100k! Probably still guzzles oil though.

about 3 months ago


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