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It's not advertisers that I am concerned with.... 2,388 Views / 133 Replies  
It's not advertisers that I am concerned with. How much would a potential employer pay for a report for detailing your web browsing habits, your internet postings and any other data that could be...
Posted by climber, on Jan 22, 2014 at 01:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I would take that bet, if only for the reason I... 4,077 Views / 267 Replies  
I would take that bet, if only for the reason I always loose these kind of things.
Posted by climber, on Dec 11, 2013 at 07:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Welcome to the new reality of liberal... 4,077 Views / 267 Replies  
Welcome to the new reality of liberal responsibility; Where everyone except me is responsible for my needs except myself.
Posted by climber, on Dec 5, 2013 at 04:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So the president is saying today that no one... 4,077 Views / 267 Replies  
So the president is saying today that no one should fear going broke if they get sick. His solution...Make them all afraid of going broke buying mandated and overpriced insurance instead.
Posted by climber, on Dec 3, 2013 at 03:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Didn't you get the memo.....It's is supposed to... 984 Views / 60 Replies  
Didn't you get the memo.....It's is supposed to be just the Republicans fault. They are the evil and against true progressivisim. The ends after all do justify the means. /s

The truth is this...
Posted by climber, on Nov 26, 2013 at 11:32 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I think most independents and those in the... 984 Views / 60 Replies  
I think most independents and those in the political middle would agree that it is rarely a good idea for anything to proceed through congress on a purely partisan basis. This precedent only...
Posted by climber, on Nov 22, 2013 at 06:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Can someone please explain to me why in some... 984 Views / 60 Replies  
Can someone please explain to me why in some minds of some, it's always the Republican's fault for not compromising, when almost in the same sentence the Democrats state they will not compromise?
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Posted by climber, on Nov 21, 2013 at 11:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Maybe someone should point out that if indeed the... 984 Views / 60 Replies  
Maybe someone should point out that if indeed the simple majority rules, then the Democrats should just step aside. Since after all the Republicans do have the majority of those repenting us in...
Posted by climber, on Nov 21, 2013 at 05:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I also found it interesting that President... 984 Views / 60 Replies  
I also found it interesting that President mentioned bills in addition to appointments. I guess nobody told him this was for Judge appointments only. Even Candy Crowley mentioned it was an odd...
Posted by climber, on Nov 21, 2013 at 02:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I found it quite interesting that the President... 984 Views / 60 Replies  
I found it quite interesting that the President suggested in his recent new conference the reason this was needed was to prevent a small number of dissenters from blocking a vote. He also mentioned a...
Posted by climber, on Nov 21, 2013 at 02:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I assume you mean fraud by the insurance... 4,077 Views / 267 Replies  
I assume you mean fraud by the insurance companies. Fraud is a crime and subject to criminal and civil liabilities. I am not sure that is really the problem that people were complaining about. The...
Posted by climber, on Nov 21, 2013 at 01:34 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I am not on the right. I am in favor of open... 4,077 Views / 267 Replies  
I am not on the right. I am in favor of open markets. That is I would be against regulations either on a national or state basis that limit in any way insurance companies ability to offer policies...
Posted by climber, on Nov 20, 2013 at 11:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Anyone else notice the recent change by the White... 4,077 Views / 267 Replies  
Anyone else notice the recent change by the White House and the Dems from Obamacare to Affordable Care Act. Allegedly it is part of the recent talking points. If true it speaks volumes.
Posted by climber, on Nov 19, 2013 at 02:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I personally would look at the wars where we did... 724 Views / 46 Replies  
I personally would look at the wars where we did not have a clear objective or a clear text strategy as being "unnecessary". Vietnam, Korea, Irag, Afganistan. In those wars it seems no matter the...
Posted by climber, on Nov 16, 2013 at 01:57 AM, in Political/War Lounge
If I only rate presidents during my lifetime, I... 724 Views / 46 Replies  
If I only rate presidents during my lifetime, I would list Bush as the second worst president, just behind Obama. Oddly I would list Clinton close to the top, even though I did not vote for him and...
Posted by climber, on Nov 16, 2013 at 01:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It also not as if Obama suddenly became less... 724 Views / 46 Replies  
It also not as if Obama suddenly became less effective as a president the last month or so. It's that pretty much everyone has figured out who he really is and how bad he was all along.
Posted by climber, on Nov 15, 2013 at 11:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Besson, Just out of curiosity do you consider any... 724 Views / 46 Replies  
Besson, Just out of curiosity do you consider any war the US has been in necessary? WWI, WWII, or even Kuwait?
Posted by climber, on Nov 15, 2013 at 11:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think that is why the GOP has essentially not... 724 Views / 46 Replies  
I think that is why the GOP has essentially not challenged Obama's illegal and outright unconstitutional delay of the employee mandates. They relish that much power when it's eventually their turn in...
Posted by climber, on Nov 15, 2013 at 01:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
He also just laid the groundwork for a future... 724 Views / 46 Replies  
He also just laid the groundwork for a future president to essentially gut the law by Executive fiat.
Posted by climber, on Nov 15, 2013 at 01:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Obama, The Beginning of the End 724 Views / 46 Replies  
Anyone who watched him today should be able to see it. The Dems, who have been walking around the decks of Titanic, are looking for the lifeboats now.
Posted by climber, on Nov 14, 2013 at 10:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I can only guess, but I would bet if a citizen in... 3,458 Views / 217 Replies  
I can only guess, but I would bet if a citizen in china did the equivalent of shooting at some tires on a car, they would be locked up in a very horrible place. Just like we did with mentally...
Posted by climber, on Sep 20, 2013 at 04:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The slippery slope argument is valid when even... 3,458 Views / 217 Replies  
The slippery slope argument is valid when even you in this thread state you see not value to the 2nd amendment. Then there is the media that recently was bashing the AR15 and other guns, even though...
Posted by climber, on Sep 20, 2013 at 04:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
When the act was first passed, anyone who opposed... 636 Views / 31 Replies  
When the act was first passed, anyone who opposed it was automatically on the un-patriotic side due the name of the act itself. Personally I find if insulting that an act that takes away our...
Posted by climber, on Jun 6, 2013 at 10:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yes that is correct, for the best audio from... 1,128 Views / 29 Replies  
Yes that is correct, for the best audio from Blu-ray, you need HDMI. As I understand the reason, the current specs for digital coax or optical audio connections there is not enough band width for all...
Posted by climber, on Nov 30, 2009 at 01:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
FIxed! 709 Views / 19 Replies  
FIxed!
Posted by climber, on Oct 21, 2009 at 12:30 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It is closer to 10 days than was 10 months. As... 2,352 Views / 128 Replies  
It is closer to 10 days than was 10 months. As was pointed out earlier, the nominations were submitted last February. This award is clearly targeted to what they hope or wish he does rather than what...
Posted by climber, on Oct 9, 2009 at 09:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Look at a super moto type bike like the Yamaha... 1,694 Views / 32 Replies  
Look at a super moto type bike like the Yamaha wr250X. This bike is fuel injected and gets better than average gas millage.
Posted by climber, on Jun 26, 2009 at 10:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You talk about your lacking a moral compass and... 7,291 Views / 198 Replies  
You talk about your lacking a moral compass and your need for change, but in the same post you start off with a statement/promise you KNOW you will never keep. I understand you were only trying to...
Posted by climber, on Jun 24, 2009 at 08:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Buy her a gift. Nothing expensive, just find a... 7,291 Views / 198 Replies  
Buy her a gift. Nothing expensive, just find a simple item that says with one look by her that you finally get it. Something that represents her interests, desires and dreams that you neglected and...
Posted by climber, on Jun 23, 2009 at 05:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You only need to have HDMI to hook it all up.... 1,001 Views / 49 Replies  
You only need to have HDMI to hook it all up. There is a case where you may want to run an audio line from the display to the receiver though. That is if you are picking up your local HD broadcast...
Posted by climber, on Jan 12, 2009 at 01:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That would entirely depend on the quality of the... 1,001 Views / 49 Replies  
That would entirely depend on the quality of the TV/receiver. Some of the less expensive units certainly do not put high quality scalers inside. The preamp in my setup has one of the best scalers...
Posted by climber, on Jan 12, 2009 at 10:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Always vote for the sure loser, that way you can... 599 Views / 24 Replies  
Always vote for the sure loser, that way you can always bitch about the results.
Posted by climber, on Nov 10, 2008 at 11:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
ever hear of Google? The very best answer I found... 785 Views / 21 Replies  
ever hear of Google? The very best answer I found in a two minute search was "If it makes you violently ill or sick than it is bad"


The other interesting answer is that Mayo is acidic enough...
Posted by climber, on Nov 9, 2008 at 04:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Except of course when they sell tanks, jets and... 888 Views / 82 Replies  
Except of course when they sell tanks, jets and stuff that goes boom!
Posted by climber, on Nov 8, 2008 at 07:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
He ran on a platform that on one hand promised... 888 Views / 82 Replies  
He ran on a platform that on one hand promised these new social programs and on the other promised "relief" for the middle class. I for one know this promise was empty at best, if not an outright...
Posted by climber, on Nov 8, 2008 at 07:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Perhaps a little Tangential, I was trying to... 888 Views / 82 Replies  
Perhaps a little Tangential, I was trying to define why I did not to vote for him, which is not because he is a Socialist/Marxist/Communist/Dictator, even though he probably is ;)

Oh, and I do...
Posted by climber, on Nov 8, 2008 at 04:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Ok I will bite, First I consider myself a... 888 Views / 82 Replies  
Ok I will bite,

First I consider myself a Libertarian, a fiscal conservative, and a social liberal, I think the function of the government (especially the federal one) should be very limited. It...
Posted by climber, on Nov 8, 2008 at 04:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I like this version of the photo better (I did... 517 Views / 14 Replies  
I like this version of the photo better (I did not draw this... Got it from the link).

http://www.thepeoplescube.com/red/richedit/upload/2k61fd05e78b.jpg
Posted by climber, on Nov 8, 2008 at 02:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Obama needs a rescued bit bull. Preferably one... 969 Views / 59 Replies  
Obama needs a rescued bit bull. Preferably one that takes the whole hand clean off. Absolutely no mercy for Reporters, especially those with a FOX name tag.
Posted by climber, on Nov 8, 2008 at 12:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In other words he can not empathize for a dog... 969 Views / 59 Replies  
In other words he can not empathize for a dog that doesn't want to be "man-handled". Got it!
Posted by climber, on Nov 7, 2008 at 04:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If some random stranger from the street comes up... 969 Views / 59 Replies  
If some random stranger from the street comes up to you and starts to pet you, do you bite?
Posted by climber, on Nov 7, 2008 at 04:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You can not be serious.:rolleyes: Dogs bite... 969 Views / 59 Replies  
You can not be serious.:rolleyes:

Dogs bite people every day, they have a mouth full of teeth you know. Sometimes they bite because they are violent and trained that way, but most of the time they...
Posted by climber, on Nov 7, 2008 at 04:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If there was a top ten list of "what not to ask... 2,222 Views / 86 Replies  
If there was a top ten list of "what not to ask on MacNN", this might top the list?
Posted by climber, on Nov 6, 2008 at 08:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep, that sounds French alright. Treat everyone... 1,519 Views / 85 Replies  
Yep, that sounds French alright. Treat everyone like sh*t until they discover their assumptions were wrong.:D
Posted by climber, on Aug 18, 2008 at 01:20 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So who here wants to give that a try on a macbook... 734 Views / 29 Replies  
So who here wants to give that a try on a macbook or powerbook?
Posted by climber, on Aug 16, 2008 at 01:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Sure, why not. 1,030 Views / 13 Replies  
Sure, why not.
Posted by climber, on Aug 13, 2008 at 11:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I guess I would have to say 2008. I doubt I would... 522 Views / 25 Replies  
I guess I would have to say 2008. I doubt I would have survived my acute appendix 100 years ago. I would also be limping around without an ACL, and blind as a bat without the laser eye surgery....
Posted by climber, on Aug 12, 2008 at 11:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a license, I also have insurance, I pay... 2,077 Views / 142 Replies  
I have a license, I also have insurance, I pay plenty of taxes, and stop at all red lights, and never go up on the sidewalk. Although in my state I am NOT required to wait for a green light...
Posted by climber, on Jul 31, 2008 at 08:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think you are correct. I think it was a... 2,077 Views / 142 Replies  
I think you are correct. I think it was a instinctive reaction to the officer moving in his path and the cyclist faced with a inevitable collision. I have been faced with hard pushes in tight cycling...
Posted by climber, on Jul 30, 2008 at 09:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They cyclist is at worst guilty of a very minor... 2,077 Views / 142 Replies  
They cyclist is at worst guilty of a very minor traffic offense. The officer is treading on assault/battery, and apparently even perjury. It sure sounds like he earned a pink slip.
Posted by climber, on Jul 30, 2008 at 09:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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