Yes Ted, we get it - a fish doesn't know what to do with a bicycle. Perhaps someone with legs would have given a more balanced review.
We need people to take risks to progress technology. Even if they fail, it has served progress.
16 posts • joined 13 Apr 2007
I wonder if you were as vociferous about Bush during his heroic attempts to trash the deficit?
How does one fund such a deficit? You can't borrow forever without paying anything back. Yet, you're against raising taxes. So how do you propose to pay it back? Cut government spending?
Bush left government having overseen the biggest federal budget expansion since Franklin Delano Roosevelt seven decades ago. Yet, with low taxes!
Tell me, was it right to run up a deficit funding war? But not on economic recovery?
Who cares about the IT angle? I work in IT all day and appreciate distraction from re-arranging electrons in a manner that is, quite frankly, non-essential to the continuance and happiness of life on this ball of polluted mud.
I must say that my IT skills come in handy when it comes to avoiding clicking on links that indicate a topic in which I have no interest. Through the magic of causality, this saves me from having to berate authors who write on topics in which I have no interest.
I am also dissatisfied with today's weather. Please make the weather the way I like it. Goodbye.
Paris, because my electrons love her long time.
Press a button and, voila, unattended upgrade of Troublesome Dictator v1.0 to Brown-nosing Dictator v1.2.
BTW, won't the terrorists just have to wait for the window afforded by Patch Tuesday to make their move?
Mines the tired cliche with the hackneyed chestnut in it's worn out pocket.
Let them go to a Christian University where their high-school courses will be recognized. Then it will be up to future employers to decide if they want to employ someone with a degree founded on critical thinking or wishful thinking. Those with degrees awarded by a religious uni will soon learn they are unfit to be unemployed in the real world, they'll suffer economically, and learn to send their kids (if they can afford it) to a non-religious uni.
Mines the cliche that's so way past it's sell-by date, it's come back into fashion.
“….miss is how much the media in America, just like yourself, criticizes the Bush administration. Its 99% negative coverage of what happens in Iraq.”
However, this was not always the case was it? In the beginning there was almost unanimous support of all aspects of the war from the press, from the driving ideologies, to the justifications, to the execution and predicted outcome. As time went by, the press started pointing out that it wasn’t going swimmingly, that it was taking slightly longer than the predicted 6 weeks or 6 months. This is what the press is supposed to do. They are supposed to probe and question an issue. Their purpose is not to provide a propaganda arm for the government. This defeats the important role they are supposed to perform in a democracy, which is to be a check and balance for power.
You might feel that everyone should be pulling in the same direction during a time of war, that any deviance from this or questioning of the cause is counterproductive, unpatriotic, and even treasonous. However, a system such as this is not a democracy.
We have and need checks and balances very good reasons, and that is to guard against the enemy within.
If The Reg wants to publish articles such as this one, disagree all you want or don’t click on the link, but do not try to silence it; I quote ‘The Register shouldn't give a forum for people like this”.
Be grateful, because it shows the press are doing their jobs and that we still live in a functioning democratic society.
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