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Retired SCOTUS Justice Wants To 'Fix' the Second Amendment

reboot246 May I humbly suggest this? (1514 comments)

I propose we strip John Paul Stevens of his citizenship and toss his ass out of the country. He has forgotten what it means to be an American citizen. His kind is a danger to this country and should not be tolerated for a split second.

Oh, and take away his considerable retirement checks.

2 days ago

Ask Slashdot: What Good Print Media Is Left?

reboot246 Re:Who Cares? (281 comments)

My local newspaper is down to printing only three days a week. Not too many years ago they printed two editions per day seven days a week. I subscribe to just the Sunday edition, but that's just to get the ads and the sports columns.

2 days ago

Intuit, Maker of Turbotax, Lobbies Against Simplified Tax Filings

reboot246 Why not pass the Fair Tax? (415 comments)

Eliminate the IRS and having to file a tax return at all.

2 days ago

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

reboot246 Re:Am I the only person... (629 comments)

Sometimes you have to pass the bill to find out what's in it. Ever heard that before? Neither side knows what the fuck they're voting for or against. They vote the way they're told to vote by higher-ups.

Short of choosing our representatives at random, I don't know what the solution may be. The last campaign finance law didn't work.

3 days ago

Mozilla Appoints Former Marketing Head Interim CEO

reboot246 Re:Fantastic Google Chrome marketing (202 comments)

So, when can we expect Obama and Hillary to fall on their swords? Their position on the issue was exactly the same as Eich's at the time he gave his donation.

Oh, that's right. They couldn't possibly be hypocrites - they're Democrats. Yeah, sure.

3 days ago

The Best Way To Watch the "Blood Moon" Tonight

reboot246 Please, not another movie (146 comments)

If Stephenie Meyer finds out about the "Blood Moon", there's sure to be another one of those horrible Twilight movies.
Please, God, no.

3 days ago

First Glow-In-the-Dark Road Debuts In Netherlands

reboot246 Re:Useless (182 comments)

You can drive when the moon is out, especially when there's a full moon. I've done it on lonely stretches of road. Just turn off the headlights and you can see pretty much everything you need to see. Of course you can't do it when there are other vehicles out and about.

4 days ago

The GNOME Foundation Is Running Out of Money

reboot246 Re:Funny (686 comments)

Damn, it sounds like Karen Sandler could run for President as a Democrat!

4 days ago

Is Germany Raising a Generation of Illiterates?

reboot246 Re:They've got a lot of catching up to do... (431 comments)

And, may I add, the solution in the United States is NOT Common Core. Have any of you seen that crap?

There's no reason for experimenting with education. We know what works; we're just too chicken shit to do it. Gotta be politically correct even if it kills us.

4 days ago

Can You Buy a License To Speed In California?

reboot246 Re:Automation (325 comments)

Do you not think that the database would have those particular license plates listed so that no tickets would be issued?

That's my main objection to speed cameras, stop sign cameras, and red light cameras. I suspect that there is a list of politicians, city leaders, police officers, or friends of theirs who would never, ever get a ticket. The system knows which ones to ignore. The rest of us get the tickets.

about a week ago

Michael Bloomberg: You Can't Teach a Coal Miner To Code

reboot246 Can you teach Bloomberg? (578 comments)

I'd like to see somebody teach Bloomberg to mine coal. My guess is that he couldn't learn it if his life depended on it. He hasn't learned yet that if he closes every coal mine, he's going to be living in a cold, dark house.

about a week ago

Can the ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers Be Believed?

reboot246 In a word (721 comments)


Not just because it's Obama. It's because it's coming from a politician and all politicians lie. Try to name one who doesn't.

about a week ago

The Amazon Fire TV Is Kind of a Mess

reboot246 Re:no local content playback == mess (96 comments)

There is a USB port!! There's just no use for it now. I'm sure Amazon has something in mind, but just hasn't released it yet.

If Amazon doesn't have an app soon, some third-party developer will jump on it.

about two weeks ago

Brendan Eich Steps Down As Mozilla CEO

reboot246 Re:I think this is bullshit (1746 comments)

Socialists and Communists themselves disagree about the definitions. There are some who would say Bernie Sanders is not a socialist even though that's what he calls himself.

Even being a member of the Socialist Party is not enough to convince some people, and nobody alive today is a Communist according to slashdot posters.

about two weeks ago

Amazon Launches Android-Powered 'Fire TV' For Streaming and Gaming

reboot246 Re:No local media support (180 comments)

I see Plex as one of the apps listed for the FireTV. That's how I stream local files to my Roku now. Should be the same on the Amazon FireTV.

about two weeks ago

TSA Missed Boston Bomber Because His Name Was Misspelled In a Database

reboot246 Re:Who says computers will take over.... (275 comments)

My last name has at least four different spellings, maybe more. If you enter one of them into Google, some exact matches will be found. But, if you enter them into a genealogical search engine, all the variations of the name will be found. Google is good at what Google does, but it's not always the best search engine for every task.

about three weeks ago

L.A. Police: All Cars In L.A. Are Under Investigation

reboot246 Re:Everyone is a potential criminal in L.A. (405 comments)

And we still have people denying we're living in a police state! This is what it looks like and we're there. Now the question becomes, how do we get rid of it without the loss of millions of lives?

about three weeks ago

Jesse Jackson To Take On Silicon Valley's Lack of Diversity

reboot246 My take on Jesse Jackson (397 comments)

Just give him a camera to take photos of himself, and a small printing press to print his own money. The man would never leave his home.

It's said that one of the most dangerous places to be is between Jesse Jackson and a reporter's camera. He will run over you to get in front of it.

about a month ago

NSA Can Retrieve, Replay All Phone Calls From a Country From the Past 30 Days

reboot246 Re:Its ok. (320 comments)

Which Noone saw it coming? Peter Noone? Does he work in intelligence nowadays?

Just yanking your chain. I do agree with you, but I have no mod points today.

about a month ago


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