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  • Aug 26th, 2015 @ 7:36pm

    Re: Using Vista

    I have Windows 7 Home edition. The other three computers in our house have Windows 8. Windows 8 doesn't play nice with the printer/scanner so I am sticking with 7. Free isn't free when it comes with all those strings. I liked XP, but with no support...

  • Aug 14th, 2015 @ 7:44am


    Excuse me, but did you actually read the article? Sagehorn jested that "yes, actually" he Made out with the teacher. Do you know what "made out" means? For many decades, it has meant merely something akin to kissing. In fact, the tweet was made in jest in response to a silly tweet in the first place. The parent who decided to make an issue of this ought to be brought in to explain why she thought it was necessary to comb the boards looking for possible offensive tweets. She bears a good deal of responsibility in this debacle. The teacher was never "harmed" or "defamed". Anyone who knows this student is aware of his accomplishments and would understand the nature of the exchange. The school acted in the worst fascist way it could and brought down a hammer before even investigating the circumstances of something that did not even occur on campus. The thought police were out in force here.

    PS Get your mind out of the gutter.

  • Mar 30th, 2010 @ 9:26am


    Bring back discipline to the schools and this might have been stopped after the first episode of "bullying". Why did teachers not respond by administering "swats" or other physical and publicly humiliating punishments to these bullies? Sorry. I realize that in these sensitive times we must not embarrass or otherwise disturb anyone's tiny little ego, but physical punishment works. It worked in the past and it will work now. Bring on the bed wetting crybabies who say spanking and other punishments are evil. Wrong! It takes care of the problem immediately and let's other would-be perpetrators know what to expect if they participate. This trend toward court and legal response to every problem is both stupid and ridiculous. While I am sorry for the family of this girl, I don't think that charging these teens criminally and potentially sending them to prison is the answer.

  • Mar 18th, 2010 @ 4:42pm

    New Title for "Piracy"

    I suggest "Toe Stompers". Obviously, using someone else's content for your own pleasure is stomping on the creator's toes. It reflects my opinion of the seriousness of the "crime". A "crime" which is familiar to Hollywood and the music industry since "borrowing" ideas is pretty much endemic in those make-believe lands. There is a saying in Hollywood - Everyone wants to be the first one to do it the second time. Sort of speaks to the ridiculousness of all those hissy fit throwing self righteous content thieves crying about piracy. Anyway...isn't the idea to get their product seen and heard by as many of the great unwashed as possible? There should be rejoicing in the corporate headquarters every time a song, film or other content is downloaded.

    I claim the term as mine and mine alone! No one else can use any of those words EVER AGAIN!!!!! For any reason!!!!