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Study Finds US Is an Oligarchy, Not a Democracy

wulfmans Since when (818 comments)

The US of A has NEVER been a Democracy, Our founding fathers knew that a Democracy was not the way to do proper government and framed what we are today called a Constitutional Republic. What we have now is a twisted mess of a government that is controlled by the money not the people that it was intended to be controlled by.

about 5 months ago

(Highly Divided) Federal Circuit Opinion Finds Many Software Patents Ineligible

wulfmans A small first step. (116 comments)

Now how about fixing the rest of the patent system?

about a year ago

Internet Sales Tax Vote This Week In US Senate

wulfmans Gunna werk goot (434 comments)

Hows this going to work out in Oregon where they do not have sales taxes ? they going to make all the internet retailers collect taxes for the other 49 states? LOL going to work out just fine.

about a year ago

Global Temperatures Are Close To 11,000-Year Peak

wulfmans Wait a minute (416 comments) Everybody can make the data do tricks for them. First it was Global cooling, then it was Global warming, then it was Climate change Because you know that change is good right ?

about a year and a half ago

Impending CA Sales Tax Sparks Amazon Buying Frenzy

wulfmans Re:No thanks (259 comments)

Guess you could try to get it right. State income tax goes to the state, There is a fixed state sales tax that goes to the state and some counties and cities also add some sales tax to sales in their counties. I lived there for most of my life and glad to not live there anymore.

about 2 years ago

Validating Voters For Open Source Governance, In Person

wulfmans Re:This is basically how US elections work (214 comments)

Sorry, everybody should show ID to vote. You need ID to open a bank account, get insurance. buy booze. hell you even need ID to go to an Obama rally. Gimme a break.
getting an ID should be FREE. So everybody can have one.
Oh...... unless your an illegal person here who CANNOT legally vote anyway.

more than 2 years ago

Facebook Scans Chats and Posts For Criminal Activity

wulfmans Re:Facebook is a public place (483 comments)

Very interesting. I run an IRC server on my server. The network admins had a chat about illegal chat flowing through our servers. One admins father is a lawyer and made a point that if you start to police chat you are open to liability from the stuff you miss. Also whats illegal one place is not illegal in another. What a slippery slope failbook is on now. Oh BTW, Who still has a failbook account anyway?

more than 2 years ago

Vermont Bans Fracking

wulfmans yeah sure (278 comments)

WTF ? Water tables are at most 1k feet deep. Oil wells are well over 5k feet deep with a LOT of non permeable rock in between how can this fracking fluid get into the water table ? If all due precautions are taken there is no leakage. There is a well casing that seals off the drill hole where is goes through the water table. If we all want to be dependent on other countrys for our energy, stop the fracking and pay 5$ a unit for natural gas or 10$ a gallon for your gasoline. Too much politics and not enough common sense.

more than 2 years ago

RunCore Introduces Self-Destructable SSD

wulfmans Re:Old News (168 comments)

It's DeathStar get it right !

more than 2 years ago

GOP Blocks Senate Debate On Dem Student Loan Bill

wulfmans Re:Obama knows how to play politics if anything. (834 comments)

Just like a liberal thinking left wing person to resort to calling names. Care to back up your comment i am stupid? Read the constitution. Get educated. Think before you react. Vote out ALL the incumbents. Get back to a constitutional government.

more than 2 years ago

GOP Blocks Senate Debate On Dem Student Loan Bill

wulfmans Re:Obama knows how to play politics if anything. (834 comments)

It never fails to surprise me the idiocy of the "civilized society" folks and taxes. Are you saying the more civilized our society is the higher the taxes are supposed to be ?
My father of 87 remembers a time with NO personal income taxes. Does that mean we were somehow less a civilized society ? I dare say not. Most if not ALL federal income taxes go for pure bullshit that the federal government should have no business doing. I say that individuals should have no contact with the federal government, No federal income taxes. Let the interface with people be on the local or state government level and let the states interface with the feds. Let the states pay fees or whatever you want to call it to the feds to cover only what they are constitutionally allowed to do. 90% of the feds powers they have taken are 100% illegal and not constitutionally allowed. But we the sheeple over the past 100 years have allowed them to do this to US. Remember dems AND repubs are all the same animal with different spots doing the same thing to you, taking your personal freedoms away bit by bit.

more than 2 years ago

Study Suggests the Number-Line Concept Is Not Intuitive

wulfmans who proof reads these ? (404 comments)

From the main article. ""The Yupno people of New Guinea have provide clues to the origins of the number-line concept," Would it not be better to say. ""The Yupno people of New Guinea have provided clues to the origins of the number-line concept," Just asking a silly question here.

more than 2 years ago

Black Market Database Access To Scholarly Journals

wulfmans Re:Web server logs (209 comments)

Chinese ip's scan every ip on the internet, you are not alone. Install fail2ban and problem solved. Unless you run windows.

more than 3 years ago

Power Grid Change May Disrupt Clocks

wulfmans Not going to effect me (439 comments)

Jokes on them, I live off grid and make my own power.

more than 3 years ago

LulzSec Posts First Secret Document Dump

wulfmans Re:AZ isn't anti-immigrant (835 comments)

Lemme guess they have no bank accounts, no car, no place to live. All of which require you to show proof of who you are to obtain. You are correct there has never been a requirement to carry ID if your walking down the street. But if you are driving a car you are REQUIRED to carry a drivers license and show proof of insurance. If you live in america and are stopped while driving and cannot produce a license, insurance paperwork and don't speak english its a good chance you are not here legally. And if you are walking down the street and are stopped all you are required to do is state your full name and where you live. If you have no ID and you are arrested no problem either, they will fingerprint you and determine your ID at the jail. If your illegal? you need to be DEPORTED.

more than 3 years ago

LulzSec Posts First Secret Document Dump

wulfmans Re:AZ isn't anti-immigrant (835 comments)

Excuse me idiot. In AZ a drivers license is perfectly good to prove your in the US legal as is a state issued ID card. Its the ones who cannot produce ID of any kind and that goes for brown black white or pink. To get a state issued ID or license you need to prove with a birth cert that you were born in the US.

more than 3 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Best Adventure Game To Start With?

wulfmans Text based (480 comments)

Look for ZORK1, 2 and 3. They are free now and were the first "game" i played like that. But the first game i played on a pc was star treck on a 8080 S-100 color computer in the 70's. Ahhh talk about old times.

more than 3 years ago



SOE servers get the DDos of a lifetime

wulfmans wulfmans writes  |  about a month ago

wulfmans (794904) writes "SOE are currently being DDOS'd by a group called Lizard Squad.

They've been posting for the past few hours about the Sony server.

These are some of the things they have said.. lol

"Sony is sinking into a pit again. Nice.
Today we planted the ISIS flag on @Sony's servers #ISIS#jihad
Sony, yet another large company, but they aren't spending the waves of cash they obtain on their customers' PSN service. End the greed.""

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SlashDot Slashdotted

wulfmans wulfmans writes  |  more than 3 years ago

wulfmans (794904) writes "Since yesterday on and off SlashDot stories have been unavailable to users and their website VERY slow and unresponsive.
Error 503 Service Unavailable
Service Unavailable
Guru Meditation:
XID: 258617160
Varnish cache server
I doubt this will be published but i had to submit it as a story"

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Slashdot removes post about hacked climate emails.

wulfmans wulfmans writes  |  more than 4 years ago

wulfmans (794904) writes "When i checked my Google RSS feeds of Slashdot I saw a story that interested me (
I went to click on it and it gave me a page that said i was not allowed to see the page or the page did not exist. I searched Slashdot but the story has vanished. The story said that the mails leaked to wiki leaks were causing a lot of commotion. Since i was not able to read the full post ( Google only gives me a little bit to see ) I am unable to read about this missing story"

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Gmail down again

wulfmans wulfmans writes  |  about 5 years ago

wulfmans (794904) writes "Google's popular e-mail application Gmail is down Tuesday afternoon, in an outage affecting both free and paying users.

The outage began sometime around 1 p.m. Pacific time, and remains down, despite an oddly timestamped message on the company's status dashboard, which says service is back for some and will be restored for all in the near future.

In a message posted at 11:28 a.m., the company wrote "Google Mail service has already been restored for some users, and we expect a resolution for all users in the near future. Please note this time frame is an estimate and may change.""


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