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AdvocatusDiaboli replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3 hours ago

Re: Cold fusion update

Wouldn't it be funny if this was real instead of the supercon it appears to be?

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AdvocatusDiaboli replied to the Political Asylum board. 3 hours ago

Re: Not much here on Net Neutrality


Actually it is more troublesome to the already very large internet companies, and I am quite sure this new bill will definately benefit them more than the new guy


Actually, in the long-term, the established internet companies [more]

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AdvocatusDiaboli replied to the Political Asylum board. 4 hours ago

Re: Not much here on Net Neutrality

Or are they using infrastructure to deliver products to those who will?

This is not a valid comparison. The ISPs are already charging the consumers for the use of the bandwith. There is absolutely no reason to allow them to charge for [more]

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AdvocatusDiaboli replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:26 AM

Re: Not much here on Net Neutrality


We specialize in those that use small videos, we provide inexpensive service for a certain type of user


That doesn't make any sense. An ISP specializing in "small videos"? Really?
You do realize that most [more]

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AdvocatusDiaboli replied to the Conservative Fools board. 2:00 AM

Re: Q4 GDP Revised Down To 2.2% From 5.0%...

"Q4 GDP Revised Down To 2.2% From 5.0%:

That is a REALLY misleading headline. It was revised down from 2.64% to 2.18%; the prior quarter was 5.0% apparently due to a statistical artifact (Obamacare-related).

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AdvocatusDiaboli replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:52 PM

Re: Not much here on Net Neutrality

Facebook, Google, Netflicks, YouTube, Amazon, etc, etc, etc aren't consumers? Or are they freeloaders?

No, they are not consumers. The people who use their services or buy their products are the consumers of bandwith. It is in their [more]

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AdvocatusDiaboli replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:04 AM

Re: Holder;"it's TOO HARD!"

There's not a single f+**ing question in there about his refusal to go after Wall Street crime, is there?

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AdvocatusDiaboli replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:32 AM

Re: Not much here on Net Neutrality

turn the telcoms into highly-regulated utilities that would absorb the cost of future network build-outs — before passing it along to consumers, of course.

Who else would bear the costs of future network build-outs but the consumers?

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AdvocatusDiaboli replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:07 AM

Re: Dems scramble on Bibi speech

They're in the desert, if this were really about energy they would invest in solar - solar panels are probably cheaper to build than a nuclear power plant,

The cost of solar power has only recently (within the last 2-3 years) fallen [more]

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AdvocatusDiaboli replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:52 AM

Re: Not much here on Net Neutrality

AD, this is a myth. Can you cite one example? Nope. Told you so.

Why do you suppose Netflix is paying Verizon?
Now you're probably going to tell me that Verizon didn't slow down Netflix.
So let me repeat my question: why do [more]

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AdvocatusDiaboli replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:02 AM

Re: Not much here on Net Neutrality


A hum. I think what you mean is its free to those with the most to gain and its not the consumer or smaller entrepreneurs.


I don't really understand your reasoning.
The consumer, obviously, in some way has to pay for the [more]

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AdvocatusDiaboli replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:27 AM

Re: Not much here on Net Neutrality


He knows just what he is saying. More government good, heck npr told him what to think, you believe after that there was any choice?


LS, do you think it would be good if the ISPs were allowed to block or slow down certain [more]

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AdvocatusDiaboli replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:23 AM

Re: Dems scramble on Bibi speech

The US is not just about one president. Israel has broad support in the United States and extremely strong support in the party that now dominates Congress.

Yes, but Netanyahu has aligned himself with the political enemies of the [more]

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AdvocatusDiaboli replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:17 AM

Re: Dems scramble on Bibi speech


Daga was a great leader of Mossad when his job was assassinating Arabs terrorists. He led a great killing machine but he is not a political expert.


You are misunderstanding both the Mossad as well as its leadership.
To get to [more]

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AdvocatusDiaboli replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:55 AM

Re: Dems scramble on Bibi speech

Yet the Iranians want more. They're enriching up to 20% and higher. Next Felix will claim they're just into making really good x-ray machines or something.


No, that's not what Felix says. He just says that there are reasons for [more]

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AdvocatusDiaboli replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:38 AM

Re: Dems scramble on Bibi speech

So the US = Iran? Okay. Explains a lot.

No, Felix's point was that Iran has the same reasons as the US to get (civil) nuclear power.
Diversifying the energy mix among them. Iran certainly doesn't want to waste its oil on [more]

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AdvocatusDiaboli replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:02 AM

Re: The City of Cleveland

I’ll let you guess which one was black and which one was white

Anecdotes aren't statistics...
The defining difference was perhaps not the race of the suspect, but the fact that in one case, the officer was a rookie.

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AdvocatusDiaboli replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:48 PM

Re: Not much here on Net Neutrality


"Reality: Prioritization has been built into Internet protocols for years. MIT computer scientist and early Internet developer David Clark colorfully dismissed this first myth as “happy little bunny rabbit dreams,” and pointed out that
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AdvocatusDiaboli replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:32 PM

Re: Dems scramble on Bibi speech


Didn't say it was. Any one of us can point to experts on either side of the argument that back up our beliefs.


Well, you should read this article and see if you disagree with any of the reasoning. It's not about the question [more]

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AdvocatusDiaboli replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:28 PM

Re: Dems scramble on Bibi speech

They THINK they are doing the right thing. I just believe they are wrong.

I think that Netanyahu, if he could do it all over again, would chose a different approach. He very likely wouldn't make the decision to involve himself into US [more]

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