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After Non-Profit Application Furor, IRS Says It's Lost 2 Years Of Lerner's Email

ravenshrike Re:Except you cannot keeep all on server (372 comments)

Yes, you lost ALL your email. Not just your email to your boss about how Janice down the hall picks her nose and wipes the boogers in Bruce's sandwiches that he eats for lunch while keeping the rest.

about a month and a half ago
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When will large-scale IPv6 deployment happen?

ravenshrike Re:Fuck IPv6 (305 comments)

Figure an average 3-4 people per household. Then figure that half the households in the world don't and won't have internet access for the next 5-10 years. Then figure that sooner or later China's gonna actually get smart about their internet censorship and put their entire population behind a NAT anyway(Out of curiosity, why haven't we just done that with an additional 1 number prefix for continent routing rather than this IPv6 shit anyway?)

about a month and a half ago
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House Majority Leader Defeated In Primary

ravenshrike Re:hahaha! (932 comments)

Sorry, but there were plenty of scientists who denounced Gally as wrong as well. This is because he was a giant fucking asshole to everyone, including his contemporaries, and completely fucking wrong on quite a few subjects, meteors being but one. Had Gally not been such a giant asshole and also decided that snidely insulting the pope was a bad career move, the church never would have put him on trial in the first place, let alone successfully.

about a month and a half ago
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3D Printed Gun Maker Cody Wilson Defends Open Source Freedom

ravenshrike Re: Debate about other objects is _older_ (354 comments)

There are plenty of people who are debating 3d printing. Any business that sells small to medium cheap parts that they charge out the ass for is fucking ferries of thearts being scanned an people making their own

about 2 months ago
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UK Ballistics Scientists: 3D-Printed Guns Are 'of No Use To Anyone'

ravenshrike Re: Untraceable (490 comments)

Wow you're an idiot who wanted entirely too much NCIS. Tracing a gun is generally useless, and ballistic fingerprinting databases have not once been instrumental in solving a crime. Not to mention the science itself is almost certainly hogwash.

about 2 months ago
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Gun Rights Groups Say They Don't Oppose Smart Guns, Just Mandates

ravenshrike Re:Gun grabbers never give up (584 comments)

Clearly a certain marine needs to take a statistics class. As well as pay attention to trends. Namely the trend of more guns in the US over the past 20 years along with a 49% reduction in homicide rates and a 70%+ reduction in other gun crime rates. Yet more guns per capita are in circulation than ever before in the history of the US.

about 2 months ago
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Studies: Wildfires Worse Due To Global Warming

ravenshrike Re:I thought weather was not climate... (379 comments)

Out of curiosity did any of the idiots crying wolf over climate change on this rodeo first chart spread of human habitation and any changes in land management? No? Didn't think so. Claim is utterly invalid.

about 2 months ago
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Reason Suggests DoJ Closing Porn Stars' Bank Accounts

ravenshrike Re:Pretty chilling honestly (548 comments)

The DoJ stopped being about upholding the rule of law the moment a Chicago politico was elected to the White House by the percentage of the electorate that are complete and utter fucking morons(seriously, Vermin Supreme would have been tolerable in comparison) and installed another longtime Chicago politico into the highest police office in the country.

about 3 months ago
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Reason Suggests DoJ Closing Porn Stars' Bank Accounts

ravenshrike Re:Communist revolution is needed (548 comments)

Because there are so many right-wing politicos in LA, New York, Detroit, and Chicago pushing for police militarization.

about 3 months ago
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Reason Suggests DoJ Closing Porn Stars' Bank Accounts

ravenshrike Re:Communist revolution is needed (548 comments)

The NRA specifically notes in it's charter that it is a gun rights organization. VERY single focus for the simple reason that allowing the focus to widen decreases efficacy. Thus, while they will note other abuses, they will not lobby against them. That's the specific purview of organizations like the EFF and FIRE. Also state level ACLU orgs. The national level org can go fuck itself.

about 3 months ago
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Reason Suggests DoJ Closing Porn Stars' Bank Accounts

ravenshrike Re:Communist revolution is needed (548 comments)

10% per capita gun numbers meant the guns were in the hands of maybe 5-7% of the population. Common my ass.

about 3 months ago
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The Science Behind Powdered Alcohol

ravenshrike Re: But is it cheaper? (176 comments)

If Lilyhammer has taught me anything, it's that the russians have no problem 'importing' alcohol into Scandinavia.

about 3 months ago
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In the US, Rich Now Work Longer Hours Than the Poor

ravenshrike Re:By what definition of "rich"? (311 comments)

Well, for the purposes of this study, how about in the category of people who actually still pay federal income tax once all their refunds come back.

about 3 months ago
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Joss Whedon Releases New Film On Demand

ravenshrike Re:Can I pay not to have to watch it? (137 comments)

Were the metaphors in question, not enough(read none) multi-megaton nuclear weapons were not emplaced to target the eldritch horrors as a last ditch defense in case the entire elaborate system of sacrifices came crashing down? Cause that was all I really got from the ending.

about 3 months ago
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Cody Wilson Interview at Reason: Happiness Is a 3D Printed Gun

ravenshrike Re:Getting attention at the expense of 3D printing (207 comments)

Not really, they tried to get that fanfare. Since it's much easier with that amount of money to merely CNC a score of 1911s out of solid steel and have much better guns, they were ignored.

about 3 months ago
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Cody Wilson Interview at Reason: Happiness Is a 3D Printed Gun

ravenshrike Re:Getting attention at the expense of 3D printing (207 comments)

The stupid is strong in this one. The last 10 years with continuously dropping murder rates and the massive gun boom in the US created by Obama shows that you don't know jack shit about the topic at hand. Not to mention that the accidental death rates from guns in the US is the lowest it's been at since they pretty much started keeping remotely accurate statistics.

about 3 months ago
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$42,000 Prosthetic Hand Outperformed By $50 3D Printed Hand

ravenshrike Re:obamacare says "no way" (288 comments)

If by add a good chunk of the cost you mean from several hundred to several thousand percent depending on the device, you are correct.

about 3 months ago
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Racing To Contain Ebola

ravenshrike Re:Africa, eh? (112 comments)

Unless a Reston style variant decides to transfer to humans. Then we're pretty fucked.

about 4 months ago
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Getting Misogyny, Racism and Homophobia Out of Gaming

ravenshrike RE:That's gay (704 comments)

As the etymology of the word bad most probably derives from the old english word baeddel meaning hermaphrodite/effeminate man, I seriously doubt that gay being used as a euphemism for stupid/crappy will stop anytime soon.

about 4 months ago

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