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Hey, all. It's been a few years since I posted... 3,692 Views / 267 Replies  
Hey, all. It's been a few years since I posted here. I hope everyone is doing well.

I recently read an opinion piece that discussed a Trump candidacy in the general election. The main point: ...
Posted by spacefreak, on Dec 23, 2015 at 11:29 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Pippen was dirt poor until a few weeks ago when... 1,501 Views / 41 Replies  
Pippen was dirt poor until a few weeks ago when he won a lawsuit. Guy was crying because had been so broke, unable to hustle any endorsement opportunities whatsoever. Meanwhile, Malone has gone...
Posted by spacefreak, on Jul 9, 2010 at 11:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think Lebron's brand is permanently tarnished,... 1,501 Views / 41 Replies  
I think Lebron's brand is permanently tarnished, regardless of how many rings he may win with his buddies.

Dwayne Wade is the man. He essentially loaded up his own team with some Olympians, and...
Posted by spacefreak, on Jul 9, 2010 at 10:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Get your popcorn ready, Osedax. It's gonna be a... 2,951 Views / 171 Replies  
Get your popcorn ready, Osedax. It's gonna be a good show.
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 23, 2010 at 02:12 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I wasn't making jokes. I wasn't 100% sure if my... 2,253 Views / 70 Replies  
I wasn't making jokes. I wasn't 100% sure if my assumption was correct. I don't watch her show, and I really don't see her around anywhere, so I'm no nearly as familiar with the person as it seems...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 23, 2010 at 02:09 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Republicans represent a lot of different lines of... 2,636 Views / 51 Replies  
Republicans represent a lot of different lines of thinking. Democrats seem to have a strict list of positions that all followers must adhere to or risk alienation.

I'm not surprised to see some...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 22, 2010 at 12:54 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Steve Jobs says Buzz is no good, so there is no... 1,009 Views / 25 Replies  
Steve Jobs says Buzz is no good, so there is no need for anyone to try it.

He also said the iPad is the best device ever, so buy it now.
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 17, 2010 at 11:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
These were the same person, right? If so, wow...... 2,366 Views / 102 Replies  
These were the same person, right? If so, wow... over 49,000 posts.

If he were still here today, he might be approaching 100,000.
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 15, 2010 at 02:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My main account has 5,400+. My alternate... 2,366 Views / 102 Replies  
My main account has 5,400+. My alternate accounts have approx. 4200, 3650, 2760, 2420, 2280, 2180, 1850, 1630, 1230, and 8 others each hovering between 600-800 posts. That's over 27,800 combined on...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 15, 2010 at 02:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Your views that I attributed to you are evident... 2,055 Views / 127 Replies  
Your views that I attributed to you are evident in your policy positions and desires.

I am not necessarily in favor of a "truly free market" or complete deregulation. In that sense, you are...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 15, 2010 at 01:51 AM, in Political/War Lounge
A few more headlines regarding Dr. Jones... ... 2,951 Views / 171 Replies  
A few more headlines regarding Dr. Jones...

World may not be warming, say scientists - Times Online (http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/environment/article7026317.ece)
Express.co.uk - Home of...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 15, 2010 at 12:12 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The documents are for our protection from... 2,055 Views / 127 Replies  
The documents are for our protection from tyrannical rule. They are not meant to provide answers, but rather boundaries.

The answers you seek are answers we can achieve without shredding our...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 14, 2010 at 11:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Source data is everything. What good is... 2,951 Views / 171 Replies  
Source data is everything. What good is processed data if the source can't be verified and/or confirmed?

Yes, I realize Jones is doing a lot of hedging in this interview. All this whining...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 14, 2010 at 10:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think it's been well documented that this isn't... 1,900 Views / 58 Replies  
I think it's been well documented that this isn't your standard run-of-the-mill track. After all, the lugers themselves named the 16th turn "50-50" before the tragedy even occurred. Such a nickname...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 14, 2010 at 10:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No, he did not confess to fraud. He confessed to... 4,116 Views / 236 Replies  
No, he did not confess to fraud. He confessed to being slightly messy and untidy. The net result is the same: No global warming since 1995, even though his team's "research" stated and promoted...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 14, 2010 at 09:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
For one, the BBC as a corporation is invested... 2,951 Views / 171 Replies  
For one, the BBC as a corporation is invested big-time (employee pension funds) in AGW-related companies (http://www.express.co.uk/posts/view/156703/-8bn-BBC-eco-bias-), so while you may portray them...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 14, 2010 at 09:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Tell it to the AGW peeps who insist on using the... 2,951 Views / 171 Replies  
Tell it to the AGW peeps who insist on using the dying Polar Bear as its mascot.
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 14, 2010 at 09:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Lugers can use their feet to slow themselves... 1,900 Views / 58 Replies  
Lugers can use their feet to slow themselves significantly, so I think he could have made it down OK.

However, I do recognize that the official position on the matter is crap, so perhaps that is...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 14, 2010 at 09:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What are you talking about? The Eskimos are now... 2,951 Views / 171 Replies  
What are you talking about? The Eskimos are now the world's best swimmers.

Actually, I was referring to the use of the "dying" Polar Bears imagery so often used by the AGW crowd to create an...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 14, 2010 at 09:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I wonder why that image doesn't also mention that... 2,951 Views / 171 Replies  
I wonder why that image doesn't also mention that the polar bear population has jumped from 5,000 in 1960 to perhaps more than 25,000 today.

Add in the notation that the data behind this chart...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 14, 2010 at 09:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Of course you don't. How or why Al Gore's name... 4,116 Views / 236 Replies  
Of course you don't. How or why Al Gore's name could be brought up in a partisan-baited discussion of AGW/Man-made global warming is well over your head.
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 14, 2010 at 08:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Hopping around the web, this news is absolutely... 2,951 Views / 171 Replies  
Hopping around the web, this news is absolutely devastating people. I knew a lot of people were emotionally invested in AGW, but I figured at least some of them would be relieved to know that the...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 14, 2010 at 08:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Where's your buddy Al Gore been the last 6 weeks?... 4,116 Views / 236 Replies  
Where's your buddy Al Gore been the last 6 weeks? Why is he leaving you to carry his bathwater?
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 14, 2010 at 08:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You're joking, right? "Good enough" for you is... 4,116 Views / 236 Replies  
You're joking, right? "Good enough" for you is the same group responsible for publishing and promoting falsehoods about the Himalayan glacier melt, the Amazon deforestation, and the nearly submerged...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 14, 2010 at 08:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No global warming since 1995, from the horse's mouth (Phil Jones) 2,951 Views / 171 Replies  
Yup, Phil Jones has come clean. There has been no global warming since 1995. And that famous hockey stick graph -- nobody can seem to find any of the data used to create the chart. Oh, there was a...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 14, 2010 at 08:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This deserves it's own thread. I'll take care of... 4,116 Views / 236 Replies  
This deserves it's own thread. I'll take care of it.

EDIT: I blew the title. Bummer.
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 14, 2010 at 08:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I just read that Nodar's Ukrainian teammate has... 1,900 Views / 58 Replies  
I just read that Nodar's Ukrainian teammate has withdrawn from the competition...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 14, 2010 at 02:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I know some folks who swear by CD Baby... 843 Views / 8 Replies  
I know some folks who swear by CD Baby (http://members.cdbaby.com/).
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 13, 2010 at 06:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I suppose "pilot error" sounds better than "it's... 1,900 Views / 58 Replies  
I suppose "pilot error" sounds better than "it's the German guy's fault", as if they left the German designer all alone for months and months to build the track all by himself, with no oversight...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 13, 2010 at 11:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I did just that. Turns out the food safety... 4,610 Views / 115 Replies  
I did just that. Turns out the food safety standards for McDonald's and Burger King top those for school lunches (http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2009-12-08-school-lunch-standards_N.htm)

....
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 8, 2010 at 07:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This was a genius move by Palin. Yesterday,... 1,503 Views / 66 Replies  
This was a genius move by Palin.

Yesterday, her speech was in front of a few hundred people. Today, millions of people know what she chose to speak about.
...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 8, 2010 at 06:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My bad. Looking at it now, I see that it... 2,479 Views / 100 Replies  
My bad.

Looking at it now, I see that it was the link title that included the "Socialist" word, and with the automatic link titles here on 'NN, it's inclusion could very well have been a result...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 6, 2010 at 02:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
What? This holdup has lasted all of 1 day.... 875 Views / 9 Replies  
What? This holdup has lasted all of 1 day. Democrats had a super-majority for over a year until this past Thursday. What was the holdup on these confirmations before then?

The Dems had more than...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 6, 2010 at 02:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You specifically cited a poll and seemingly... 2,479 Views / 100 Replies  
You specifically cited a poll and seemingly mocked the results. Specifically on the socialist issue, how can you justify mocking people's response to that question when the response might be the...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 5, 2010 at 04:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That revised 870,000 were not included in these... 2,479 Views / 100 Replies  
That revised 870,000 were not included in these figures. Also, a million people gave up looking for work, so they dropped out of the job-seeking pool. Also, add in 1.2 million temporary census...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 5, 2010 at 02:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I saw the same Daily Kos poll. I don't agree... 2,479 Views / 100 Replies  
I saw the same Daily Kos poll. I don't agree with many of the responses people gave, but many of these responses could be countered with the release of the President's long-form birth certificate...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 5, 2010 at 02:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
iPhone apps? I wanted a computer. 2,381 Views / 70 Replies  
iPhone apps? I wanted a computer.
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 4, 2010 at 11:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Very few complaints of the "f---ing" part, which... 2,479 Views / 100 Replies  
Very few complaints of the "f---ing" part, which is apparently how the guy talks all the time.

I'll give folks a pass on an occasional F-bomb, but it's embarrassing that one of our top...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 4, 2010 at 11:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Palin has a large support base of parents with... 2,479 Views / 100 Replies  
Palin has a large support base of parents with mentally disabled children. Any slights or insults hurled at the mentally disabled will likely always prompt a comment from her.

As far as I know,...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 4, 2010 at 12:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Hair Restoration will not be an iPad feature. ... 886 Views / 17 Replies  
Hair Restoration will not be an iPad feature. Steve jobs refuses to use either Hair Restoration or Flash, and he sees no need for you to use them.

Sorry. Maybe post your dismay in some Engadget...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 3, 2010 at 08:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Steve Jobs says no to Flash, so no Flash. Steve... 4,267 Views / 165 Replies  
Steve Jobs says no to Flash, so no Flash.
Steve Jobs says there is no need for multitasking, so no multitasking.
Steve Jobs says iPad is revolutionary, so buy the iPad.

Steve Jobs says you are...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 1, 2010 at 10:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I disagree. The hesitation by the market to... 2,381 Views / 70 Replies  
I disagree. The hesitation by the market to eagerly embrace tablet PCs (and even the OS X-based ModBook) has everything to do with cost. Had these been introduced at $499 (and mostly...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 1, 2010 at 10:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've talked to many people who are Apple users,... 6,774 Views / 185 Replies  
I've talked to many people who are Apple users, but not Apple fanboys. An overwhelming majority of them see no need to get an iPad. Most thought the iPad was going to be a full-featured computer,...
Posted by spacefreak, on Feb 1, 2010 at 10:31 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It's an indication that people are becoming more... 2,690 Views / 144 Replies  
It's an indication that people are becoming more informed and not necessarily voting straight-line Democrat in the bluest of blue states.

As for trends in ideological identification, there are...
Posted by spacefreak, on Jan 30, 2010 at 08:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The story of how that came to be is interesting. ... 2,690 Views / 144 Replies  
The story of how that came to be is interesting. V.P. Adams was apparently obsessive about titles and had a Congressional committee propose and determine various titles for the office. Of the bunch...
Posted by spacefreak, on Jan 30, 2010 at 08:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That's fine, but only when all involved get to... 2,565 Views / 100 Replies  
That's fine, but only when all involved get to participate that way. It sort of seemed like the President was the only one permitted to expand to such a degree.

I suppose that's the bully...
Posted by spacefreak, on Jan 30, 2010 at 03:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I actually think the labels sort of fit. The... 2,565 Views / 100 Replies  
I actually think the labels sort of fit. The Administration and Democrats in Congress are absolutely in favor of bigger government, increased control of industries, and more centralization. ...
Posted by spacefreak, on Jan 30, 2010 at 03:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
He acts like a cult leader who is uncomfortable... 1,430 Views / 30 Replies  
He acts like a cult leader who is uncomfortable with impromptu questioning. It's like when Scientology figures are approached out of nowhere by a reporter.
Posted by spacefreak, on Jan 30, 2010 at 02:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I also recall Bush letting Obama be privy to, and... 2,565 Views / 100 Replies  
I also recall Bush letting Obama be privy to, and consulted on, the steps wbeing taken during the last few months of his presidency as it related to dealing with the financial mess. I understand...
Posted by spacefreak, on Jan 30, 2010 at 02:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think the moment the President knew it was... 2,565 Views / 100 Replies  
I think the moment the President knew it was going to be televised was the moment he decided he was going to be doing the talking. Most of his answers and responses could have been more concise.
Posted by spacefreak, on Jan 30, 2010 at 02:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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