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Comment Re:Do the right thing - stand against Trump's bigo (Score 1) 952

Freedom of, and freedom from are exactly the same thing. Some are NOT religious, and that is a valid choice under our system.

Excerpt from Article 6 of the Constitution:

"The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial Officers, both of the United States and of the several States, shall be bound by Oath or Affirmation, to support this Constitution; but no religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States."

As to the rest about the founders, we'll never really know since we can't ask them. I've known many people who go to church because that is what they are expected to do in their community and they don't wish to be ostracized for their non-belief. I'm not going to go looking for sources because you're not one to read said sources and evaluate accordingly, but just in case: https://www.britannica.com/top...

Comment Re:Do the right thing - stand against Trump's bigo (Score 1) 952

You're citing biased sources. Really? BibleInfo and Adherents? How about something without a vested interest. That's right, there aren't any. They founders took great pains to ensure that none of their religious claptrap ended up in the constitution and founding documents, their own beliefs be damned. Also, freedom of religion is also freedom from religion. If you want to live in a theocracy, please, head yourself over to the middle east and find one, but keep your religion out of my government where it has no place.

You also have to remember that back when the founding documents were being signed, people affiliated with churches because it was expected, not because of any kind of inherent belief, pretty much like most christians now. They go to church because they have always gone to church. The vocal ones are generally fundamentalist nutjobs.

Comment She kept closing the remote login request (Score 1) 377

I'm going to bet he was using chrome remote desktop or some such. That's not "security software". Jeez, this reeks of incompetence if he's a "security expert".

Real remote monitoring software for these purposes would silently mirror the screen on a remote system and not ask for permission. "The original owner is attempting to connect to this laptop. [A]ccept or [D]eny?

Comment Re:Exaggerate much? (Score 2) 168

The nature of their product is such that it can't be made and distributed in any centralized way...

Then why is it patentable? I wish we could go back to the way it was before, where you had to submit a physical working example of your invention when submitting a patent application. A patent on a business model should not be allowed.

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