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Comment Re: DGW - Dinosaurogenic Global Warming (Score 1) 342

Idiot that can't read. Nowhere did I advocate mass genocide. Nowhere. I did mention I was fine with the Malthusians that advocated the genocide being offed but even that was meant tongue in cheek as it were. I was pointing out what it would take to stop it. The point being it's not going to stop so we'll just have to deal with it as best we can. Of course, if the people running around screaming the sky is falling were to get their worst case scenario where we have global famine then that war I spoke of is inevitable. Starving people are vicious in the extreme.

Comment Re:DGW - Dinosaurogenic Global Warming (Score 1) 342

Fine points. Someone needs to come up with a plan for reasonable goals and try to mitigate damage and plan for changes in sea level. The problem is there is so much money involved and a lot of people plan to profit big time on the situation. Cap and Trade which is a favorite of these people is set up to profit from it. As with all things the working poor stand to take it up the ass. The funny thing is, while these people largely lack education and sophistication they aren't stupid. They know when someone pisses on their leg it's not raining.

Comment Re:DGW - Dinosaurogenic Global Warming (Score 1) 342

I'm willing to start with them. Yes the world is getting hotter. Yes man is contributing and most likely is the driving force behind it. No there's no stopping it without unbelievably drastic measures that will not be accepted by almost anybody. The best chance for stopping it is a world war where 97 percent of the population is destroyed. A nuclear winter would do wonders for global warming. The climate guys would get all those glaciers back with a vengeance.

Comment Re:Except for the peasants. (Score 1) 132

The trick is to milk the people and keep them where they'll never get ahead but they don't starve and they have a few comforts. Once people actually have no hope they become dangerous. Eventually the fuckers in charge get so arrogant and greedy that they take it all. That's when it comes apart like with the French Revolution and the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia.

Comment Re:MS bugs laughable compared w/other systems (Score 3) 233

I've run into numerous bugs on Linux. I've been using it since 1999 since I finally gave up on Amiga hardware developments and moved on. During that time it has improved by leaps and bounds and has always been very stable but did suffer a lot from lack of driver support by hardware makers. It has been years since I had to hard boot a linux box though even when programs crashed. I've had to use Xkill a few times or open a terminal and kill a choked program by hand. These are generally bugs not in applications and not in Linux itself but you can see by the Kernel change log that developers are constantly chasing bugs.

Comment Re:Aside from wi-fi (Score 1) 233

I can't remember the last time I had to hard boot a computer that I own either Mac or Linux. At work they've got Win 7 Pro on all our stuff and it's generally stable enough as I think it's been about 2 years since I had to hard boot one. When we had Vista about 50 percent of them where down at any one time. Win 7 was the best thing ever to happen to our IT guys.

Comment Re:Product placement (Score 1) 233

Given that the game has 1 hour of actual playing time and maybe 7 or 8 seconds of action per play and about 2 plays per minute that doesn't add up to much action in a game that drones on about 3 and a half hours. I've taken to DVR recording the games now and I start watching them after half time has ended. I fast forward through all the timeouts and commercials and generally I catch up to real time about the last few minutes of the game. I'm an Atlanta Falcons fan and generally all their games come down to the last 2 minutes anyway and I watch that live.

Comment Re: The Donald (Score 1, Offtopic) 233

The funny thing is what's going to happen when she gets elected. Socially she's very liberal, economically she belongs to the Banks and Megacorps. She's gonna fuck everyone, not just the conservatives. I expect the worst of her crap to get full support from the Republican Elites in the Senate since the big banks own them too. I say when because I'd be shocked if she doesn't win given how much money all the big banks and corporations have dumped in her coffers. Usually they donate to both sides but since there is only one insider running she's picking up 100 percent of that money.

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