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  • Arkansas Democrat switches to GOP because of Planned Parenthood

    08/26/2015 5:16:51 AM PDT · 26 of 29
    adorno to fieldmarshaldj
    Because the local Republican Party in Eastern AR (especially SE AR) was weak to non-existent until the last few years.

    Well, he could've been the trailblazer, and brought the republican party to the area. Regardless, how did he vote throughout the years he was a democrat? That's more telling than anything else.
  • Arkansas Democrat switches to GOP because of Planned Parenthood

    08/25/2015 5:43:26 PM PDT · 17 of 29
    adorno to Fester Chugabrew
    I believe in the sanctity of life. I believe in traditional marriage. I believe in helping Arkansans.

    If he thought that way before the PP videos came out, then, why did it take the PP videos for him to switch parties.

    The republican values were well-known, and if this politician had those same values, why was he a democrat?
  • Build A Smartphone Projector With A Shoebox

    08/25/2015 9:46:42 AM PDT · 6 of 6
    adorno to Kirkwood
    That requires an HDTV, which is a bit more expensive than a shoebox.

    Eventually, shoeboxes will come with HDMI connections.

    But, why even worry about an expensive HDTV? By now, the vast majority of people would have them at home already. And, those TVs have gotten as cheap as the old analog TVs.
  • Build A Smartphone Projector With A Shoebox

    08/25/2015 6:21:29 AM PDT · 3 of 6
    adorno to Citizen Zed

    It’s a lot easier to just purchase a Chromecast stick, plug it to HDMI port of an HDTV, and then, just cast the smartphone screen to the TV. And, it looks a lot sharper and clearer. I do it all the time, and it’s a great ‘movie projector’.

  • French official: 2 Americans subdued train gunman

    08/21/2015 7:45:28 PM PDT · 33 of 60
    adorno to FreeAtlanta
    The suspect is a 26-year-old Moroccan

    That's a surprise!

    I expected the suspect to be a conservative, white American, former Marine, a Reagan lover, Christian, supporter of the American Constitution, and a loving father or 2 or 3 children, happily married, and an American patriot, and a hard-working tax-payer.

    I just don't understand it...
  • Step Inside Alanis Morissette’s Home Meditation Room: ‘It’s Where I Go to Tune In to Emotions’

    08/21/2015 7:14:15 PM PDT · 25 of 38
    adorno to BenLurkin
    Step Inside Alanis Morissette’s Home Meditation Room: ‘It’s Where I Go to Tune In to Emotions’

    You're not officially an 'artist' unless you let the world know how odd and weird and unusual and irregular you are.

    If a conservative were to have said such 'nutty' things, he/she would be thought as, out of his/her mind and unfit as a human being, but, she's a liberal, so, she's just 'normal' and a true artist.
  • DEVELOPING: NFL Team Makes HUGE Stand … Says It Will Relocate Before Surrendering To Liberals

    08/20/2015 7:48:07 PM PDT · 61 of 87
    adorno to OpusatFR
    Rename them the Reagans and have a new mascot, the Gipper.

    Good idea.

    Along the same line, perhaps the ownership should stay in Washington, and rename the team: "The Washington Conservatives".

    Liberal minds would explode.
  • DEVELOPING: NFL Team Makes HUGE Stand … Says It Will Relocate Before Surrendering To Liberals

    08/20/2015 7:40:46 PM PDT · 56 of 87
    adorno to Impala64ssa

    Here’s an idea...

    and, it would be the ultimate comeback to the liberal political correctness crap...

    The NFL has been playing around with football in Europe...

    so...

    if the Redskins were ‘forced’ to move, they should be moved to the UK or some other European location that would welcome them with open arms.

    The politically correct crowd would be asking congress and the president to intervene, but, since it’s a business franchise, it would be up to the NFL to decide.

  • Critics Miss How Well Trump's Deportation Plan Actually Could Work

    08/20/2015 6:12:41 AM PDT · 19 of 88
    adorno to RoosterRedux

    There is a huge cost to rounding up all the illegal aliens, and then processing them, and deporting them.

    But, the total cost would be a tiny fraction of how much they cost the country in stolen jobs and medical services and education and food stamps and welfare and housing and police and justice system costs. Not to mention the damage they cause to the political system, where illegal voters determine the outcome of elections.

  • Matthews: If Hillary Drops Out of Race, I'm Ending 'Hardball' Run

    08/19/2015 8:01:57 PM PDT · 65 of 74
    adorno to E. Pluribus Unum

    Hillary who?

    Heck, all Hillary has to do is to claim being half-black, maybe even full-black, and all of her sins will be forgiven and she’ll easily with the presidency. Matthews will eat it up,and get another tingle up his leg.

  • 3 Words to sum up Democrats prospects for 2016...

    08/19/2015 7:53:49 PM PDT · 4 of 8
    adorno to The Looking Spoon

    One word:

    Fuhgeddaboutit!

  • Puerto Rico’s Bankruptcy is a Preview of Things to Come Stateside

    08/19/2015 7:37:31 PM PDT · 9 of 9
    adorno to Kaslin
    Puerto Rico’s Bankruptcy is a Preview of Things to Come Stateside Not to worry.

    With Cuba now becoming a 'best friend' of the U.S., thanks to Obama, Obama will suggest that Puerto Rico and Cuba merge and become just one country, where P.R. will benefit greatly from Cuba's fine example of an economy. Obama will be talking to Venezuela to join those 2 countries, and become the U.S. of the Caribbean. Obama has the best interests of Puerto Ricon in mind, just like the democrats on the island. It's why P.R. is now succeeding so nicely with it's socialist agenda that democrats have imposed on the island. One democrats' success in Puerto Rico, should easily convince Cuba and Venezuela that, they're all working towards the same agendas.
  • Where are OUR Woodwards and Bernsteins?

    08/18/2015 7:16:17 AM PDT · 21 of 23
    adorno to NOBO2012

    The investigating reporters are there. But, it’s a one way street with them. They investigate, but they investigate republicans a lot deeper, and then, undertake the task of making the republicans scandals into matters of dirty politics, and evil, and sleaze, and greed and dangers to the country.

    On the other side, scandals are dismissed as indiscretion and mistakes.

    Those investigative reporters are partisans, because, if they were to have gone after the corrupt democrat politicians as heavily as they did Nixon and other republicans, then, Clinton would never have become president and in the least, he would not have finished his first term in office, and Hillary would have been gone from party politics and government a few decades ago, and Obama would not have even been allowed to give his ‘famous’ speech at the democratic party convention which catapulted him into the national scene.

    As it turns out, the democrats have been very successful at educating a media which will always protect them from scandals and crimes which would otherwise take them down. Hillary should not even be politicking, and yet, she’s being protected by the news media and her party. She should be in prison, and Bill Clinton should have been in prison decades ago, serving for high-crimes and misdemeanors, including rape, and selling sensitive national secrets to the Chinese.

  • Ronald Reagan Meets Megyn Kelly

    08/14/2015 2:46:17 PM PDT · 24 of 26
    adorno to conservatism_IS_compassion

    The point remains that, it is Trump that felt attacked and then went on air with many different news outlets to complain about how he was treated. That’s a crybaby. Megyn just asked the questions that were bound to be asked sooner or later by many other news organizations, and even the regular folks. Trump was irritated by the line of questioning, especially related to the Rosie O’Donnell tit-for-tat of a few years ago. He needed to be ready for those questions, and he was not. So, he decided to find a villain from the debate, and Megyn was his target. That’s not the way to debate or to win an argument. You don’t kill the messenger ir the messenger did nothing wrong. I don’t like Rosie O’Donnell and I don’t blame Trump for going after her, but, whatever the situation was then, he should have been ready to take some flak, sooner or later.

  • Ronald Reagan Meets Megyn Kelly

    08/14/2015 11:25:49 AM PDT · 21 of 26
    adorno to conservatism_IS_compassion

    You are the one comparing Hillary to Trump, and I make no excuses for either of them.

    One is corrupt and very lacking in character. Trump is nowhere close to being like Hillary, but Trump’s character is questionable, especially when he can’t handle the questions tossed at him about his past indiscretions, and just ends up pointing the finger at the questioner or messenger, instead of just answering the questions and hoping to do better in handling himself and the press in future encounters. Megyn is a talk-show host and moderator in debates. She’s not the problem, but, if you listen to Trump, she was the problem and he wanted her to apologize. That’s not the way things work, and if he’s got any kind of character, he should’ve just taken the blows and countered with good answers. His answers were to accuse the presenter of the questions as being biased or suffering from some mental or physical disorder. That’s not character at all.

    Your horse and rabbit meat analogy doesn’t work with Trump. I still appreciate what he’s doing, but he should be a bit more grown up in how he handles himself.

  • In retail, Amazon wins while everyone else loses

    08/14/2015 7:51:53 AM PDT · 18 of 61
    adorno to cincinnati65
    Has Amazon turned a profit yet?

    Amazon did turn a profit last quarter.

    However, the profit came from the Amazon cloud division, while the store side is still losing money, even as they are reportedly breaking their own sales records. The store side, which is what Amazon is best known for, may never turn a profit, since, most of what management there does is to spend money for expansions. Meanwhile, whatever the cloud side makes in earnings is spent in proppiing up the losing store side.

    When it comes to the article from CNN, it's mostly B.S. Whatever Amazon is doing to increase sales is not what's hurting the brick and mortar retailers. Amazon is a tiny fraction of the overall retail market, and as of current figures, Amazon sales can't even begin to dent the sales of he rest of retail.

  • Ronald Reagan Meets Megyn Kelly

    08/14/2015 5:38:02 AM PDT · 19 of 26
    adorno to conservatism_IS_compassion
    While your points regarding how corrupt Hillary and democrats are, you also pointed to something that presents a problem for Trump and which Megyn Kelly's line of questioning brought out.

    Therefore the audience for the Republican debate is interested practically exclusively in the substantive policy differences among the candidates.

    It's true that we want to concentrate on the substance of the issues and of the candidates. But, when it comes to the candidates, we must also examine who they are very closely. Megyn's questions were focused on the 'character' issues, were Trump was confronted with the way he treated people in the past. It matters how he did it, and that is what 'character' is about. While there are many who applauded how he talked back to Rosie O'Donnell, would the same people have been as accepting if Trump had been running for president at the time? Would it be okay now for Trump to call somebody a 'fat pig' now that he's a candidate for president? Yeah, he's not saying those things now, but, he is still the same person he was a few years back when he did say those things. A tiger does not change his stripes, especially when all of his formative years are way behind him.

    Don't get me wrong. I love the idea that Trump is fearless in discussing the issues that matter, and I would, no doubt, vote for him if he became the republican nominee. But, I'd be doing so with some hesitancy. Furthermore, I'm not convince that he is the type of republican that we want in the White House. I could see him flipping on the issues once he's in the White House, especially since he held mostly democrat views in the past.
  • Ronald Reagan Meets Megyn Kelly

    08/13/2015 9:56:14 AM PDT · 15 of 26
    adorno to conservatism_IS_compassion
    The issue at the moment, is about Megyn Kelly vs Trump, and her line of questioning. Obviously, Trump didn't like the questioning, but, he's got to be ready for anything and everything. If he couldn't handle little-nobody Megyn, how the heck can he be expected to handle Ira's leaders or Russia's leaders or North Korea's leaders, or the opposition from democrats that could be expected on all issues?

    What Trump demonstrated is that, he can dish it out, but he can't handle it when it comes back at him.

    BTW, Hillary is not that important right now in the debates, especially when she's getting hammered from all directions about all of her scandals, especially now with the e-mail scandal. But, if she lasts until after the primaries are done, she won't be able to escape the tough questioning that will destroy her. Trump's line of questioning will seem like child's play when compared to what Hillary will encounter.
  • Ronald Reagan Meets Megyn Kelly

    08/13/2015 9:48:57 AM PDT · 13 of 26
    adorno to Diogenesis
    FOX “News” is a criminal enterprise.

    Oh, jeez! Do you suppose that the Obama criminal justice system should be investigating FOX news for, OMG!, presenting questions in a debate which people like you consider the stuff of criminality? Or perhaps everybody should stop watching FOX, because they dared ask the questions that many people had in mind and that would eventually have come up during the campaigns and in other debates?

    You obviously didn't need to watch the debate, because, you already had your mind made up about your favorite candidate and didn't want him to answer the 'tough' and gotcha questions.
  • Ronald Reagan Meets Megyn Kelly

    08/13/2015 8:25:17 AM PDT · 6 of 26
    adorno to conservatism_IS_compassion

    Big difference is that, when it comes to Megyn Kelly, she wasn’t told what to say about republicans or even democrats. She can bash either side, if they have issues that need to be addressed.

    On the democrat side with their preferred networks’ coverage, the hosts/reporters/pundits, are all lined up to support whatever the issue is, and whoever the candidate is. IOW, liberals in the media had better follow the liberal party line. On the republican side, we better not insist that the media support our party line.

    We are supposed to be the party of the facts and truth, and Megyn wasn’t supporting any one candidate, nor was she picking out Trump to undo his campaign or to get back at him for past indiscretions. Whatever the issues with Trump, Megyn just brought them out. Can’t bash someone for discussing or questioning the veracity of a candidate.

  • 'haunted puppet' said to have choked its previous owner starts moving on its own (tr)

    08/12/2015 10:16:15 AM PDT · 30 of 66
    adorno to dware
    Spooky, but totally explainable.

    So true.

    The doll knew that is was being filmed and therefore, wanted to put on a show, otherwise, it never would've moved.
  • What is the Oort Cloud?

    08/10/2015 8:05:46 PM PDT · 26 of 26
    adorno to terycarl
    why is this important to anyone except space explorers??

    We on this planet are space explorers, whether we know it or not, whether we like it or not.

    We are riding on this huge space station known as Earth, being led on our way through space by our star, the Sun. We are riding around the Milky Way galaxy, in an orbit we have no control over. Our Galaxy is in constant movement away from where it started from. We will never be in the same place again, since, our whole planetary system is being dragged along an orbit around a galaxy, and which galaxy is taking us all to places unknown. We are going to new places each and every second of our lives, and eventually, in millions or billions of years, we might have a chance to get off this planet and this star and this galaxy, in some more strange part of the universe.
  • Fox News Chief Roger Ailes Will Report to Lachlan and James Murdoch (JM wife worked for Clinton)

    08/10/2015 7:01:48 PM PDT · 29 of 31
    adorno to Mamzelle
    Fox is over.

    Very doubtful.

    The Murdoch family may have their leftwards leanings, but, I'm pretty sure that they're not about to have the number one news network become a loser, like MSNBC and CNN.

    BEsides, News Corp is owned by corporate investors, and they will also have a lot to say about how the network continues to be 'the winner'.
  • Fox News chief Ailes says ‘air has been cleared’ with Trump (Fox & Friends Tuesday)

    08/10/2015 6:46:34 PM PDT · 72 of 80
    adorno to VRWCarea51
    Trump is as Conservative as 14 of the other Candidates the claiming same label.

    True, and there are far too many RINOs claiming the 'conservative' label, hoping that people won't notice.

    But, Trump could just as easily have claimed the liberal label, and nobody would've questioned him. I like him now, but only because he is discussing some issues that needed to be heard loudly, like the ILLEGAL ALIENS issue. There, I said loudly, the "4-letter' word that California's governor wants to have banned.
  • Fox News chief Ailes says ‘air has been cleared’ with Trump (Fox & Friends Tuesday)

    08/10/2015 6:30:05 PM PDT · 67 of 80
    adorno to GIdget2004

    Megyn Kelly is safe at FOX for as long as she wishes to stay.

    She is the rock star of the network.

    Trump may be riding high, but, he’ll be gone in a few months, and Megyn will be riding higher.

    I like Trump, mostly because he’s bringing light to issues that need to be discussed. But, he’s not a conservative, no matter if he says so a million times.

    If Megyn were to leave the network, she would be the most wanted host on the planet, and she could easily replace anybody on the highest position as a news host. FOX’s loss would be some other lucky network’s gain.

  • Rand Paul: Income Inequality Comes From 'Some People Working Harder' Than Others

    08/09/2015 7:06:55 PM PDT · 6 of 19
    adorno to 2ndDivisionVet
    The thing is, income inequality is due to some people working harder and selling more things

    Many democrats will pick up on that and conclude that, in order to achieve income equality, people who work harder should be stopped.

    Nobody should be working harder than others, because,that would tend to make the lazier or less productive, insecure.

    Work equality will be the next battle cry.
  • Tesla Loses More Than $4,000 on Every Car Sold

    08/09/2015 6:36:47 PM PDT · 18 of 33
    adorno to nickcarraway

    Analysts are concentrating on the company and its products and its losses. That’s not the value of the company lies. The company is Elon Musk, and it’s Mr Musk that people are banking or investing on. If Musk were not involved with Tesla, the company would’ve folded years ago.

    So, people, please give the guy a chance, and with his super-duper high intelligence, he’s bound to make the company into a success and convert it into the envy of all other automakers. It doesn’t matter that he doesn’t follow sound economic principles. He is, after all, a genius, and he will prove to the rest of the world that, he knows best. (Believe any of that, and I can easily sell you a bridge between Manhattan and London).

    But, there are so many stupid people out there, that, they believe anything that Musk is involved with, will turn to gold.

  • 18k Gold Apple Watch Edition In The Real World & Its Predecessors

    08/09/2015 6:15:29 PM PDT · 17 of 17
    adorno to zeugma

    Gold watches and Rolex watches, and luxury cars, are easy to understand.

    On the other hand, a gold Apple watch makes no sense whatsoever. A Rolex or any watch that is made of gold and that will last a few decades with no need upgrade and that will NEVER go obsolete, is something that people might feel proud about. A luxury car is a status symbol, and gold watches are the same.

    A gold Apple watch that is obsolete the moment that it is bought, is a very stupid purchase. The Apple watch won’t last as long as a Rolex nor as long as a luxury car, or any car, for that matter. Plus, the Apple watch won’t get updates for Apple after a few years, which will make it just a worthless piece of technology, with the gold still holding some value after smelting. The Apple watch is useless without an iPhone on the person wearing it. The ‘internals’ of the gold watch are basically the same as the $500 version, while the internals of a Rolex or other luxury watches are of much better craftsmanship than a regular watch.

    I can’t see any way that a gold Apple watch is justified at all. Other than holding on to it for its value as an antique 30 or more years into the future, it’s totally asinine to pay for a gold Apple watch.

  • Cracks in the cable business send media stocks tumbling

    08/08/2015 8:00:56 PM PDT · 41 of 41
    adorno to 867V309
    If they weren't separate services you wouldn't be able to buy them separately.

    I can buy them separately right now, and in a package deal too. And I can do that with a couple of different providers in my city.

    I get TV and Internet and Phone service, for $124.00. I can do TV alone for $49. Telephone, if done separately, would be about $20-30. If I dropped TV and phone, my service provider would charge me $84 for internet alone. Apparently, my ISP has a hint about what I'd be up to with cutting those other services.
  • The 4-mile-tall pyramid mountain on dwarf planet Ceres is glowing

    08/08/2015 7:53:44 PM PDT · 50 of 56
    adorno to BenLurkin
    The streaks on Cere's pyramid, are melted gold.

    California had its gold rush, and now, it's Ceres' turn.

    Which country is going to claim all that gold?

    Ceres is made mostly of gold. Gold on Earth will be greatly devalued once we start mining that dwarf planet.
  • The 4-mile-tall pyramid mountain on dwarf planet Ceres is glowing

    08/08/2015 7:50:12 PM PDT · 49 of 56
    adorno to Mears
    I just came upon this post.

    Never start a post with that kind of lead-in.

    Some will think that you're too easily turned on.
  • 18k Gold Apple Watch Edition In The Real World & Its Predecessors

    08/08/2015 7:28:01 PM PDT · 10 of 17
    adorno to Swordmaker

    Paying $500 or more for a ‘smartwatch’ that isn’t smart at all, if beyond stupid.

    Paying $10,000 or more for a gold version of the ‘not so smart’ watch, is beyond idiotic.

    No matter what price one pays for the Apple watch, the technology becomes obsolete as soon as it’s put in stores or online for sale. So, why would anybody spend even $10 on something that is outdated right upon purchase?

    My Armitron watch that I bought 7 years ago, is still functioning perfectly and with the original battery still going strong. I paid ‘just’ $42 for it back then. And, it hasn’t gone obsolete after those ‘many’ years. I see the same thing still being sold in stores, for approximately the same price I paid 7 years ago.

    With the Apple watch, the old saying is most appropriate: “A fool and his money are soon parted”.

  • Cracks in the cable business send media stocks tumbling

    08/08/2015 6:48:06 PM PDT · 39 of 41
    adorno to 867V309
    IP bandwidth and cable tv are two different services. Your assumption that an IP can just jack-up prices to make up for lost cable tv revenue is wrong.

    The signals come in on the same 'wire', no, they are not separate services.

    Plus, an ISP has a right to charge a customer, depending on amount of bandwidth used. So, if a person's internet activity goes up, while his TV usage drops, it's only 'fair' that an ISP might charge more for the additional internet 'traffic' arriving at a person's end. It will happen once the cable companies start taking major hits to their revenue.
  • Cracks in the cable business send media stocks tumbling

    08/07/2015 8:05:13 PM PDT · 23 of 41
    adorno to 867V309
    That’s a lot of ifs.

    There are no 'ifs' about who owns the cable and internet services.

    So, the 'ifs' lead to one conclusion, which I've already stated.
  • Goodbye humans! Tesla's new 'Snakebot' charger slithers into sockets (VIDEO)

    08/07/2015 8:02:15 PM PDT · 28 of 49
    adorno to Swordmaker

    Tesla should be ‘charged’ with obscenity.

    Don’t let your children see that.

  • Were Miss Piggy’s pro-abortion views too extreme for Kermit? Felt couple announces breakup

    08/07/2015 7:49:50 PM PDT · 6 of 11
    adorno to Morgana

    Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog breaking up???

    What next?

    Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse breaking up? Or one of them becoming transgender? Or one of them coming out of the closet?

    Uggghhh!

  • Lois Lerner: Lincoln Should’ve Let the South Go Instead of Civil War

    08/07/2015 7:46:36 PM PDT · 27 of 104
    adorno to 2ndDivisionVet
    Lois Lerner: Lincoln Should’ve Let the South Go Instead of Civil War

    Coulda; woulda;shoulda.

    If we're going to play that game...

    This country would've been much better off if Lois Lerner had been aborted or had never been born.

    This country would've been much better off is Obama had been aborted or had never been born.

    This country would've been much better off is liberal ideology had disappeared from the face of the planet.

    This country should've put all communists in prison, and we would've been much better off.
  • Cracks in the cable business send media stocks tumbling

    08/07/2015 7:38:29 PM PDT · 10 of 41
    adorno to 867V309

    Wow!

    People cutting their cable subscription for television?

    And, they’re moving towards watching TV programming via the internet?

    OMG!

    Oh, wait......

    There must be something I’m missing, because...

    Aren’t the internet service providers the same as those that provide the cable TV services?

    So, if the cable Tv and internet service providers are one and the same...

    What are they losing, other than the TV customers who drop their cable TV service?

    So, it could turn out that, an internet service provider, could raise their fees to make up for the lost revenue from those cable cutters...

    And then, the cable cutters will be right back where they started from, paying more, and perhaps getting less; getting less because, each service on the internet can cost more than if they arrived via cable TV service.

    It could be that, people who paid $50 for cable TV and $50 for internet service, could end up paying the same if their internet service fee is raised to $100. What then?

  • Windows 10 Starts Charging For Missing Features

    08/07/2015 7:17:30 PM PDT · 80 of 82
    adorno to Swordmaker

    You must be really blind.

    Apple and Google and Microsoft, all have their own software, which they sell outright (with support thereafter), or they rent the software.

    But, where you’re most blind, is in the methods that came into existence when apps came into existence. With Apple claiming over a million apps for it’s apps store, and Google claiming the same, and then EXTRACTING A FEE from the sales of those apps from the developers, then, Apple is, indeed, doing the same as Microsoft with software fees.

    It’s not that Apple charges directly for their own in-house developed apps. It’s that, Apple charges for each and every piece of software that is ‘sold’ to be used through iOS. So, when it comes to apps and charging a fee for each app, then, it’s just a roundabout way of Apple, and Google and Microsoft to get their money back for development of the OS. Windows is not free, and neither is iOS or Android or any other OS. They all get paid, via the apps monetization mechanism.

    It’s a hidden mechanism, and most people don’t recognize it for what it is, but, skimming 30% from sales of apps, is the same as if Apple had developed the apps; iow, Apple is getting paid for usage of the OS; same with Android and WP and Windows 10. It’s not a subscription per se, but, it might as well be.

  • Windows 10 Starts Charging For Missing Features

    08/07/2015 10:25:37 AM PDT · 70 of 82
    adorno to chulaivn66

    You were in Chulai in 66? I was there in 67-68, but around Danang and Chulai.

    Anyhow, the majority of my post regarding Windows 10, was meant for Swordmaker. So, excuse my erroneous placement of my post.

    Nevertheless, enjoy you Apple stuff. It ain’t bad, but it’s still not as robust or as capable as the Windows ecosystem.

  • Windows 10 Starts Charging For Missing Features

    08/07/2015 5:37:25 AM PDT · 57 of 82
    adorno to Swordmaker
    Liks I asked in an earlier thread: "How is Microsoft going to monetize Windows 10? They have to have a way to do that."

    Microsoft had already indicated, years ago, that they would be monetizing their software development via monthly and/or yearly subscriptions for their services and applications. Windows 10 may be 'free'. but, whatever else comes into contact with Windows 10, may have an associated charge. That's what Apple and Google and every other apps or applications development company does, so, why is it a crime when Microsoft does the same exact thing?
  • Windows 10 Starts Charging For Missing Features

    08/07/2015 5:32:55 AM PDT · 56 of 82
    adorno to chulaivn66

    Like always, you have no credibility when it comes to any discussion regarding Microsoft and/or Windows. Your world revolves around all things Apple. You’ve proven that in all other discussions regarding Microsoft or Apple. You’re one of the staunchest supporters of Apple on the planet. You say that you’re going with Apple, but, you’re already on that platform, as indicated by your prior posts in other discussions.

    So, it’s no surprise that you didn’t like Windows 10; anybody that had read your posts in the past would have guessed your position, even if Microsoft had turned out to be perfect.

    Enjoy being part of the 6%, where most of them still have to use Windows to get things done, and no doubt you too.

    So, stop with your silly posts, since, you have no credibility and never will. The Apple-cult will never have any credibility when it comes to the opposing platforms. OSX El Capitan if full of problems and iPHones are on a downward slide, and so is Apple stock. It’s going to get worse in the next couple of years. Linux is what you should be using, since, if Windows has its problems, OSX can’t even approach the capabilities of Windows, which is why a huge number of Macs users need to have Windows around. So, stop being such a hypocrite, since, I’m pretty sure that you too WILL BE USING Windows 10.

  • Windows 10 Starts Charging For Missing Features

    08/06/2015 8:08:51 PM PDT · 31 of 82
    adorno to Swordmaker

    Jeezus!

    How many people really need Solitaire, or even use it?

    DVD players? Heck, I’ve had it in Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1. and I’ve never used it. I prefer other ‘free’ options, like VLC?

    Apps or applications, when included, get people hooked, and now that Microsoft is playing the same game that Apple and Google and all other apps creators have been playing for many years, people are going to call Microsoft greedy and sneaky and a bait-and-switch artist?

    All of us are hypocrites if we can expect that Microsoft will just give away the store, and not expect anything in return. Windows 10 is free, and that’s easily a $100-$500 piece of software. Linux is ‘free’, but, to be productive with it, you’ll have to pay. OSX is ‘free’, but, you’ll be paying a much higher price for the device, which is just another way of saying that, Mac prices include the cost of the OS when the device is purchased. iOS is free, but then, you’ll be paying for the privilege of using the millions of apps which are not free and which you might find worthwhile; same with Android apps, where the OS is free, but not really.

    Since when have people expected that, everything in life shold be free? Windows OS is ‘free’, but, there will be costs to get the apps that weren’t included for ‘free’. Who woulda thunk it?

    Cry me a river. You wanted a less bulky Windows, and you got it. Now, pay for the stuff that was taken out so that you would have a much better experience with the OS performance.

  • Is our universe FAKE? Physicists claim we could all be the playthings of an advanced civilisation

    08/04/2015 7:16:27 PM PDT · 33 of 117
    adorno to kjam22
    I know we’re not in the matrix because no sane designer would make Obammy president.

    Obama was created to make life miserable for all Americans, especially conservatives. He is 'the dark force', as those manipulating overlords of the 'fake' world would have it.
  • Is our universe FAKE? Physicists claim we could all be the playthings of an advanced civilisation

    08/04/2015 7:11:52 PM PDT · 23 of 117
    adorno to dennisw

    That explains a lot.

    If there are super-intelligent beings or highly intelligent robots playing games with us...

    then...

    it tell us that they’re having fun with us, by including the highly intelligent pawns known as conservatives, and pitting them against the brainless liberals.

    All for what? Enjoyment by our ‘overlords’?

    Anyhow...

    Now that we suspect that we’re not real, or that we’re just pawns, perhaps we can teach those ‘overlords’ a lesson or two by going against the rules of the game, and just staying home, sleeping and eating and disobeying all of the ‘commands’ being given to us. Then, we take over the game and we destroy the ‘overlords’ and we then become real entities that matter. “All lives matter”, like we hear some people tell us.

  • New Planned Parenthood Transcript: Nurse Admits It’s ‘Fun’ To Dissect Fetuses

    08/04/2015 4:12:20 PM PDT · 6 of 32
    adorno to SaveFerris
    “I know it’s sickening on some level, but it’s fun.”

    When you get to that level of inhumanity, you have become a monster. The monsters in the movies are less dangerous than those fiends at 'planned parenthood'. Those people would have felt comfortable running the gas chambers for Hitler. "It's gross, but, somebody's got to do it, and it's fun".
  • Are you aware of this with Win10?

    08/03/2015 5:17:15 AM PDT · 52 of 58
    adorno to steve86

    You are desperately trying to justify the low market share for Linux.

    Linux servers are still an instance of one server, which can also be done by a Windows server.

    But, that’s not the argument when it comes to real market share of instances of an OS.

    The big fact remains that, Windows OS has over 1.5 billion running instances, in consumer machines and in businesses.

    Linux can claim the crown for number of servers using it, but, the most important crown is the number of people and businesses using an OS, and there, it is Windows that rules, big time. Linux has been trying to make headway into the desktop/laptop market for over 20 years, and each year, it’s market share remains the same.

    I’m not saying that Linux is not a good OS, and I’ve actually installed a few distros on my machines, but, Linux has to be doing something wrong when they keep trying and losing. It might be a good server OS, but it’s not for the regular consumers or for most businesses.

  • Are you aware of this with Win10?

    08/02/2015 7:18:03 PM PDT · 17 of 58
    adorno to steve86
    Server side and embedded systems?

    While true, that's still a very low number when compared to Windows on desktops and laptops and tablets and smartphones and Windows embedded and Windows on servers and Windows in businesses.

    I'm surprised that the Linux enthusiasts didn't bring out their 'Android is Linux' claim. YOu people are slipping.
  • Windows 10 – Be VERY Careful!

    08/02/2015 7:13:29 PM PDT · 18 of 46
    adorno to wastedyears
    People leeching of someone else's wi-fi is not MS's problem, and wi-fi leeching would be the same with any kind of device that uses wi-fi, including smartphones and tablets and laptops and desktops. Your problem is not material to the 'problem' at hand.

    BTW, securing a wi-fi connection is something that anyone can do, with just a little bit of internet 'search' or research. No need for a tech school graduate.
  • Are you aware of this with Win10?

    08/02/2015 7:09:40 PM PDT · 11 of 58
    adorno to MrEdd
    Yawn.

    What share of web hosting does Linux have?


    YAWN!

    Linux on servers...

    It's the only thing that consoles the lonely hearts of the Linux enthusiasts.

    Meanwhile, back to reality.

    How many people and businesses actually use Linux of a daily basis as their preferred OS, besides the enthusiasts?

    Where is the vast majority of money spent and earned? Is it Linux or Windows? I'll give you just one guess.