For extra extra bonus points, I'm pretty sure anyone trying to convince people here to believe in the Lord Almighty or that they're a bunch of church-manipulated chumps or whatever is wasting their time. I don't think anyone wants to be convinced.
You're sure right about that. I can't imagine anyone would possibly convert from one side to the other based on a forum argument.
No idea who all those everybody else are, but I definitely disagree (and that's a serious understatement).
You probably have to include the offerings from Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and the premium cable channels to get all the best TV. If you're just looking at broadcast and basic cable, you might not see a lot of quality stuff (though I don't follow TV shows all that much so take this with a grain of salt).
Nothing in the Techdirt/sharing philosophy contradicts this home truth, or needs to.
If the statement is taken as "there is nothing as good as the feeling of being paid properly for your work" then I still find it sad. If he just meant that literally it's a unique feeling then I have no problem with it, though it's not a very interesting statement then.
but if I use it whole and unmodified I can apply copyright to it?
No, the court just said they don't have to offer the whole atlas under the CC license just because they used a CC-SA image on the cover. The atlas company still couldn't prevent someone else from publishing the same photo - they don't hold any copyright interest in it.
What is "American blood" and why is its presence or absence an issue?
For the first question, he means Native American. For the second, I don't know, though it would be very interesting to have a high profile Native American candidate for President. tqk's response was right on though: "If you're going to claim they're not American, then they're not European either."
especially if you're the "jackn" guy who responded to a thoroughly argued explanation of the subject at hand with "what the fuck are you idiots going on about?", and/or the AC who's been repeatedly attacking people.
He definitely responded to someone answering (his?) rude, pointless and stupid question with "Thanks for the random info".