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Comment Re:That will piss off developers and power users (Score 1) 500

If someone coded up a vi fork so I could hotlist 12 or so of my favorite commands as virtual buttons on this display bar, without memorizing vi arcanery, that might actually be pretty cool, lack of tactile feedback and all.

But no one will do this, the OS will probably be unable to tell that I'm even running vi in the parent window.

Comment Re:Slashdot Sponsored Whitepaper (Score 1) 121

just running uBlock origin and noscript at the moment, though I do run noscript with everything globally allowed, then blacklisting domains that bother me/seem irrelevant as needed.

I know, not the most secure but I'm more into it for making stupid JS design go away than out of paranoia of a script that doesn't visibly annoy me. Maybe I'll try ghostery or play with my NoScript settings. Thanks for responding!

Comment Re:So basically... (Score 1) 657

Godwin's law doesn't indicate that the reference to Hilter and Nazism is always out of place though. Just that it tends to occur.

In this case we're talking about a politician attempting to gain power by scapegoating minorities and immigrants, and the comparison is for once, apt.

Here is Mr. Godwin himself on Trump:

Comment Re:So basically... (Score 1, Insightful) 657

Trump is actually speaking like Hitler though. This is not just partisan bickering. People don't have to do business with those that support fascists. No one in 1933 thought Hitler was going to lead the country in mass murder either -- it is a *good thing* to point this out before it gets out of control.

Comment Re:Vandalism really? (Score 1) 38

According the Wikipedia deletion log, that page was deleted once (in 2007), and the similar page MGTOW was deleted a few times after a contentious debate in 2006/2007. In the end, it is 2016 and the article is there. It seems like the process won?

I'm not a part of this movement either, but from the little I've gleaned from it on the internet over the years, it was a pretty new thing in 2006 (maybe not the concept, but the 'MGTOW' group/logo/etc.) Maybe the sources back then really did suck, and it was just needed a bit of time to boil into the cultural zeitgeist?

Comment Re:Obligatory indie bookstore (Score 1) 193

It's the the Breitbart, /pol, MRA sort of assholes, as compared to the Cheney/Bush/Buckley sort of assholes.

I think the 'alt-right' guys are more honest because they are at least up front about their horrible views, where as the old school guys draped themselves in a veneer of respectability and authority that made them much more dangerous.

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