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Charles, et al... I mentioned this once... 309 Views / 5 Replies  
Charles, et al...

I mentioned this once before, but it has been a while. I am a black conservative, the rarest of all breeds apparently. I am also 1/8th Native American; making me a half-breed...
Posted by xomniron, on Mar 12, 2015 at 12:50 PM, in Mac News
Here's an idea: What if Apple selected people for... 309 Views / 5 Replies  
Here's an idea: What if Apple selected people for the content of their character, not the color of their skin? Dr. King got it right. Rev. Jackson never has.
Posted by xomniron, on Mar 11, 2015 at 03:19 PM, in Mac News
"Congress moves to prevent unauthorized FCC... 953 Views / 13 Replies  
"Congress moves to prevent unauthorized FCC regulatory over-reach and government takeover of the Internet." There, I fixed the headline for you.
Posted by xomniron, on Mar 6, 2015 at 11:16 AM, in Tech News
So tired of the Faux News straw man from... 1,686 Views / 31 Replies  
So tired of the Faux News straw man from Liberals. Right out of the playbook. Like CNN and MSNBC are so much better at unbiased reporting, right?

The Internet is the greatest tool for freedom of...
Posted by xomniron, on Feb 27, 2015 at 12:25 AM, in Tech News
What a wonderful term: Net Neutrality. Who... 1,686 Views / 31 Replies  
What a wonderful term: Net Neutrality. Who wouldn't be in favor of that, right?

This isn't about neutrality, it's about gov't takeover of the Internet in the U.S. -- the Department of Internet...
Posted by xomniron, on Feb 26, 2015 at 02:46 PM, in Tech News
Hey, F. Meat, good spinning yourself. Widely... 355 Views / 5 Replies  
Hey, F. Meat, good spinning yourself. Widely reported not to be a problem? By who?

Once that FCC 5-member commission votes (3 Democrats and 2 Republicans, appointed by Mr. Obama), these...
Posted by xomniron, on Feb 24, 2015 at 04:46 PM, in Tech News
"If it were an American citizen that was targeted... 2,305 Views / 15 Replies  
"If it were an American citizen that was targeted in the movie, it would be a huge lawsuit."

Apparently George W. Bush was fair game, however.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0853096/
Posted by xomniron, on Dec 26, 2014 at 09:13 PM, in Tech News
I wonder what Brendan Eich feels when he reads... 203 Views / 1 Replies  
I wonder what Brendan Eich feels when he reads about this?
Posted by xomniron, on Dec 18, 2014 at 08:55 PM, in Mac News
How much did Jesse's "protection services" cost... 1,494 Views / 8 Replies  
How much did Jesse's "protection services" cost Apple?
Posted by xomniron, on Dec 10, 2014 at 02:27 PM, in Mac News
Better the "devil" you know than wacko liberals... 1,176 Views / 10 Replies  
Better the "devil" you know than wacko liberals who have no concept of how a free market economy works. Because liberals using government to control every facet of the economy, i.e screwing it up...
Posted by xomniron, on Dec 3, 2014 at 12:31 PM, in Mac News
Laphroaig, take your bigoted, hateful political... 1,099 Views / 13 Replies  
Laphroaig, take your bigoted, hateful political crap somewhere else.
Posted by xomniron, on Oct 15, 2014 at 12:36 PM, in Mac News
"product omissions have nothing to do with... 264 Views / 4 Replies  
"product omissions have nothing to do with security concerns"

...if you believe their PR spin. I don't. In general, governments are rarely truthful. China is particularly good at not being...
Posted by xomniron, on Aug 6, 2014 at 07:21 PM, in Tech News
I don't want to install a literal antenna on my... 686 Views / 8 Replies  
I don't want to install a literal antenna on my roof -- it would be very difficult. Therefore, I am willing to pay someone for the convenience of streaming those very same TV signals to me via the...
Posted by xomniron, on Aug 1, 2014 at 07:47 PM, in Tech News
Am I missing something in this story? Why is the... 158 Views / 1 Replies  
Am I missing something in this story? Why is the White House involved? This is purely the private sector -- arrangements between two companies exchanging goods and/or services. How and when...
Posted by xomniron, on Jul 12, 2014 at 11:32 AM, in Tech News
No, this new iMac is too low for our educational... 1,574 Views / 12 Replies  
No, this new iMac is too low for our educational needs. I can't imagine any educational institution using it, except maybe elementary-level public schools. We'll stay with the 2.7 GHz/8 MB/1...
Posted by xomniron, on Jun 19, 2014 at 11:26 AM, in Tech News
RE: The Cloud. Resistance is futile. Your... 546 Views / 7 Replies  
RE: The Cloud. Resistance is futile. Your distinctiveness will be added to our own.
Posted by xomniron, on Apr 2, 2014 at 01:23 PM, in Mac News
Yeah, those Russians -- Soviets, actually -- they... 1,031 Views / 7 Replies  
Yeah, those Russians -- Soviets, actually -- they were the the good guys. Stalin and Lenin? They only murdered a few million of their own people. And the aggressive expansion of Communism was a...
Posted by xomniron, on Mar 27, 2014 at 05:37 PM, in Mac News
How so, Climacs? We'd all be interested in how... 1,368 Views / 14 Replies  
How so, Climacs? We'd all be interested in how you made that leap of logic. Are you referring to WTVT in Tampa. FL?


It was a locally-owned affiliate. Affiliates are separately owned...
Posted by xomniron, on Mar 19, 2014 at 11:52 AM, in Mac News
Actually Flying, she's angling to get hired at... 1,368 Views / 14 Replies  
Actually Flying, she's angling to get hired at MSNBC where she can join its staff who are widely regarded as expert at misrepresentation and outright lies. THAT was easy to see.
Posted by xomniron, on Mar 18, 2014 at 10:47 PM, in Mac News
Chas_m, I thought your role on this forum was to... 1,492 Views / 23 Replies  
Chas_m, I thought your role on this forum was to moderate and correct inaccurate information, not take cheap shots at conservatives, the Tea Party, and Republicans every chance you could get.

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Posted by xomniron, on Mar 2, 2014 at 10:30 AM, in Tech News
+! on the request for example of Fox News'... 391 Views / 7 Replies  
+! on the request for example of Fox News' constant bigotry, hatred, or racism from prl99. Where do you get your unbiased news? MSNBC?
Posted by xomniron, on Feb 27, 2014 at 11:50 AM, in Tech News
Year over year, Tesla Motors, Inc. has seen their... 543 Views / 4 Replies  
Year over year, Tesla Motors, Inc. has seen their bottom line shrink from a loss of $254.4M USD to an even larger loss of $396.2M USD despite an increase in revenues from $204.2M USD to $413.3M USD....
Posted by xomniron, on Feb 17, 2014 at 05:48 PM, in Tech News
Stated goals like, "If you like your insurance,... 1,716 Views / 15 Replies  
Stated goals like, "If you like your insurance, you can keep your insurance. Period." Or, "Premiums will drop an average of $2,500." Those goals? Mr. Obama flat-out lied to us about it. That's...
Posted by xomniron, on Jan 22, 2014 at 06:00 PM, in Tech News
"Rationing and death panels are moronic... 1,716 Views / 15 Replies  
"Rationing and death panels are moronic propaganda that become completely meaningless when your next sentence states how they don't apply."


Moronic? No, Moronic is denying that health care...
Posted by xomniron, on Jan 22, 2014 at 01:55 PM, in Tech News
The (un)Affordable Healthcare Act is indefensible... 1,716 Views / 15 Replies  
The (un)Affordable Healthcare Act is indefensible on many levels. It is financially unsustainable, despite the creative accounting required to get it passed in Congress. It is more expensive for...
Posted by xomniron, on Jan 22, 2014 at 11:46 AM, in Tech News
Hey, you can say "Happy Holidays" or "Festivus... 1,302 Views / 10 Replies  
Hey, you can say "Happy Holidays" or "Festivus for the Rest of Us" for all I care. Free country. Your choice. My main point was @Davoud's derision of conservatives stereotypically watching Fox...
Posted by xomniron, on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:31 AM, in Mac News
Good. Just in time for the Mac Pro. 225 Views / 2 Replies  
Good. Just in time for the Mac Pro.
Posted by xomniron, on Dec 17, 2013 at 02:16 PM, in Tech News
The pundits laughed when Apple announced plans to... 212 Views / 2 Replies  
The pundits laughed when Apple announced plans to open retail stores, remember? Actually Samsung stores make more sense than Microsoft's attempt. They actually have a product line (of their own,...
Posted by xomniron, on Dec 17, 2013 at 02:08 PM, in Tech News
@davoud, you can deny it's happening but the... 1,302 Views / 10 Replies  
@davoud, you can deny it's happening but the secularist movement is in full attack mode again this year. Faux News? Your bigotry is showing. Fox News is more real than your apparent favorite,...
Posted by xomniron, on Dec 17, 2013 at 01:59 PM, in Mac News
@chas_m -- your argument is well made. At some... 1,213 Views / 10 Replies  
@chas_m -- your argument is well made. At some point, perhaps cities should be offering free Wi-Fi service in their community infrastructure. Have we reached that point now, along with free...
Posted by xomniron, on Dec 11, 2013 at 07:52 PM, in Tech News
Giving due consideration to the issues of the... 1,213 Views / 10 Replies  
Giving due consideration to the issues of the digital divide and juxtaposing the ways the Haves and the Have-Nots have access to the Internet, I realize that this must be addressed. But I have to...
Posted by xomniron, on Dec 11, 2013 at 02:01 PM, in Tech News
@climacs... Shame on you. Bad form, you biased... 837 Views / 7 Replies  
@climacs... Shame on you. Bad form, you biased and bigoted liberal. Shall I accuse you of being a racist, too? Your characterization of conservatives is completely un-called for. I am a...
Posted by xomniron, on Dec 9, 2013 at 02:38 PM, in Tech News
Good guesses. But this is actually a Thomas... 277 Views / 3 Replies  
Good guesses. But this is actually a Thomas Haden Church (almost) look alike. His look-alike gig isn't doing so well, so he was attempting to supplement his income.
Posted by xomniron, on Dec 3, 2013 at 05:06 PM, in Mac News
Fighting AIDS in Africa is a worthy effort,... 1,303 Views / 13 Replies  
Fighting AIDS in Africa is a worthy effort, certainly. But, like the war on poverty and the war on drugs, the result has been just as dismal. It takes responsibility, integrity, and making better...
Posted by xomniron, on Nov 24, 2013 at 06:05 PM, in Tech News
@Makosuke -- well said. Agreed. 1,533 Views / 10 Replies  
@Makosuke -- well said. Agreed.
Posted by xomniron, on Nov 18, 2013 at 06:24 PM, in Tech News
I owned 2 Palm Treo not-so-smart phones -- big,... 219 Views / 3 Replies  
I owned 2 Palm Treo not-so-smart phones -- big, clunky, physical keyboard, stylus, limited apps with limited usability. The iPhone changed EVERYTHING -- thin, wonderful touch control without a...
Posted by xomniron, on Nov 16, 2013 at 11:30 PM, in Tech News
Only the 16GB iPhone 5s has a $100 discount. Too... 386 Views / 6 Replies  
Only the 16GB iPhone 5s has a $100 discount. Too small. The 32GB and 64GB phones are not included. Bummer.
Posted by xomniron, on Nov 16, 2013 at 11:21 PM, in Tech News
On the one hand, unsean has a point. On the... 1,044 Views / 9 Replies  
On the one hand, unsean has a point. On the other, Mr. Strat makes an excellent analogy ...right up there with "if the gov't was in charge of the Sahara Desert, in five years we'd be out of sand." ...
Posted by xomniron, on Nov 11, 2013 at 08:23 AM, in Tech News
@revco - I'd be interested to know what you don't... 484 Views / 8 Replies  
@revco - I'd be interested to know what you don't like about iOS 7. I prefer the skeuomorphic UI design of iOS 6 (and the apps) and was not expecting to like iOS 7's "flat" look. I was pleasantly...
Posted by xomniron, on Oct 30, 2013 at 07:23 PM, in Tech News
Personal information out in the open now is a big... 213 Views / 3 Replies  
Personal information out in the open now is a big concern, of course. But also, source code has been stolen. So, does this mean GIMP will suddenly acquire some more features like Photoshop has?
Posted by xomniron, on Oct 30, 2013 at 12:36 PM, in Tech News
I'm a fan of Steve Jobs, but this is not a good... 201 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm a fan of Steve Jobs, but this is not a good idea. Now the historic commission will be subjecting his sister to perpetual scrutiny about this house. What could possibly go wrong? Does anyone...
Posted by xomniron, on Oct 29, 2013 at 11:57 PM, in Mac News
@Harlot -- Ever get hoisted on your own petard? ... 1,420 Views / 14 Replies  
@Harlot -- Ever get hoisted on your own petard? That happens when you least expect it. If you are not a fan of Apple's products, don't buy one ...simple. It's one thing to prefer (or buy) an...
Posted by xomniron, on Oct 27, 2013 at 06:06 PM, in Tech News
@jpellino -- You may be on to something. Icahn... 252 Views / 6 Replies  
@jpellino -- You may be on to something. Icahn is trying to recoup his money!
Posted by xomniron, on Oct 24, 2013 at 04:07 PM, in Mac News
I agree. While I think the free market should be... 253 Views / 2 Replies  
I agree. While I think the free market should be allowed to operate, a la Adam Smith and Milton Friedman, investors like Carl Icahn distort the market because of the amount of money they control. ...
Posted by xomniron, on Oct 23, 2013 at 06:49 PM, in Mac News
In addition to the new, "flat" look, I was not... 241 Views / 2 Replies  
In addition to the new, "flat" look, I was not expecting to like iOS 7 on performance issues. I also still have an iPhone 4 -- although the 5s is now compelling enough to consider upgrading -- and I...
Posted by xomniron, on Oct 19, 2013 at 09:38 AM, in Mac News
Ah yes, Obamacare. Passed by a Congress with... 1,054 Views / 13 Replies  
Ah yes, Obamacare. Passed by a Congress with Democrat super majority that prevented Republicans from any participation other than voting for it -- no amendments, no suggestions, no input of any...
Posted by xomniron, on Oct 17, 2013 at 09:18 PM, in Tech News
Calvinball? How about the Democrats were and... 1,054 Views / 13 Replies  
Calvinball? How about the Democrats were and still are playing Lucy pulling the football away? "Give us everything we want, then we'll negotiate about the budget." How many times has that happened...
Posted by xomniron, on Oct 17, 2013 at 05:46 PM, in Tech News
 
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