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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th August 2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 15,424
Posted By GreNME
What an interesting thread. The mental gymnastics...

What an interesting thread. The mental gymnastics to avoid admitting obvious biases are fascinating to watch in action.

It's interesting to note that the 'gun rights' movement as we know the...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 19th May 2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,233
Posted By GreNME
What you're describing is greylisting, and it's...

What you're describing is greylisting, and it's done on the email server side. If you're looking for a good piece of software for running on an MS Exchange server that does greylisting (and dnsrbl,...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 8th May 2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,962
Posted By GreNME
Fantastic results, folks. That document is way...

Fantastic results, folks. That document is way too thick for me to have waded through myself and I think just the fact that it's not actually hidden (meaning the "leaked" claim is exaggeration) now...
Forum: USA Politics 7th May 2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 15,960
Posted By GreNME
Something like this was tried before, I think in...

Something like this was tried before, I think in or near Colorado Springs. The city began shutting power to street lights off on streets where people were voting against raising property taxes or...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 6th May 2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,962
Posted By GreNME
Thanks guys. Let me know if you get a copy...

Thanks guys. Let me know if you get a copy downloaded.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 6th May 2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,962
Posted By GreNME
Oh Em Gee Internment / Re-Education Camps !!eleventyone!

First and foremost:

I am not suggesting this conspiracy. I don't buy it, and would like to offer better responses to a friend than the dismissals I've offered thus far. As such, I'm asking for...
Forum: USA Politics 6th May 2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,547
Posted By GreNME
People often fear what they don't understand. ...

People often fear what they don't understand.

-----



How bad do you want to find something? Is calling the majority across the aisle socialists getting warmer? How about someone actually...
Forum: USA Politics 6th May 2012, 03:46 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 15,960
Posted By GreNME
I saw this article when it came out, and I knew...

I saw this article when it came out, and I knew that it wasn't going to really do much to change people's minds. People who think the Democratic Party are the problem are just going to say that...
Forum: USA Politics 5th May 2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,262
Posted By GreNME
Well said, R.Mackey. To be fair on the...

Well said, R.Mackey.

To be fair on the "anti" list, I don't think Obama ever said he was going to try to help get gay marriage passed. He's not personally in favor and said as much even back in...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 2nd May 2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 9,374
Posted By GreNME
And Navy SEALs. Don't forget the guys who were...

And Navy SEALs. Don't forget the guys who were the boots on the ground in this incident.

But yep: no way we're going to get all or most of the details on this dance. This one likely has more than...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 2nd May 2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9,205
Views: 801,572
Posted By GreNME
That's easy: ...

That's easy:
http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=512&pictureid=4499
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 29th April 2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9,205
Views: 801,572
Posted By GreNME
I think what you're doing is making a knee-jerk...

I think what you're doing is making a knee-jerk response to the accusation. No matter how anyone tries to spin it, the core of the birther arguments against Obama are racist at their core. I'm not...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 29th April 2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9,205
Views: 801,572
Posted By GreNME
http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/pictur...

http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=512&pictureid=4499

You may as well be asking why George W. Bush never produced documentation proving that he didn't mastermind 9/11....
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 29th April 2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9,205
Views: 801,572
Posted By GreNME
I don't know why anyone is bothering to avoid...

I don't know why anyone is bothering to avoid admitting the obvious at this point. Michael Ian Black puts it succinctly (with sardonic accuracy):
...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st December 2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 20,596
Posted By GreNME
Actually, I'd much rather our law enforcement...

Actually, I'd much rather our law enforcement stick to real crime instead of imaginary ones. No more McCarthyism, thanks.

That said, there's very little likelihood this kid would have a workable...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st December 2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 22,990
Posted By GreNME
It doesn't appear to be a bad thing, but the...

It doesn't appear to be a bad thing, but the options for what the site might be aren't binary. Things in real life are rarely black-and-white.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st December 2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 22,990
Posted By GreNME
I can sympathize with this opinion. I'm still of...

I can sympathize with this opinion. I'm still of two minds about the site, but I do find a great deal of the high-priced CYA we do that isn't even in the interest of the country (but instead for...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 1st December 2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,775
Posted By GreNME
Then as has already been said he's in for a huge...

Then as has already been said he's in for a huge surprise.



The amount of equipment isn't going to be as big a deal as the age. If the servers are older than 3 years, then it's going to be a...
Forum: USA Politics 22nd October 2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,875
Posted By GreNME
Q.E.D. Indeed.

Q.E.D.



Indeed.
Forum: USA Politics 22nd October 2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,875
Posted By GreNME
Where did that goalpost go? Oh, over there! How...

Where did that goalpost go? Oh, over there! How did it get all the way over there?


Once again context matters. The Lewinsky affair became quite a tabloid (and FOX News) hit, but until they...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd October 2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 13,280
Posted By GreNME
Oooh! I know this game! Here: yes, I did. ...

Oooh! I know this game! Here: yes, I did.



Whatever helps you sleep at night.
Forum: USA Politics 22nd October 2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,809
Posted By GreNME
Please stop lying using limited information....

Please stop lying using limited information. Government Debt from 2000 to 2010 (http://www.treasurydirect.gov/govt/reports/pd/histdebt/histdebt_histo5.htm) and previous years...
Forum: USA Politics 22nd October 2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,809
Posted By GreNME
No, you don't seem to get it. You're the one who...

No, you don't seem to get it. You're the one who is trying to come in here screeching about how I have no idea what I'm talking about. As such, you need to actually address what I've been saying....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd October 2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 13,280
Posted By GreNME
Which I gave. Of course you don't...

Which I gave.



Of course you don't want answers. Ignorance is easier and allows you to continue to advocate bigotry.
Forum: USA Politics 22nd October 2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,809
Posted By GreNME
Um, no. I'm just not interested in playing your...

Um, no. I'm just not interested in playing your pedantry games until you pretty much remove the debate from what I was actually saying. You just keep going deeper into point-counterpoint nonsense...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 22nd October 2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,167
Posted By GreNME
Most of the solutions for remote support out...

Most of the solutions for remote support out there are going to require agent installs on the client, but there are a few options out there. They're all going to be similar to GotoAssist, though, so...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st October 2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 13,280
Posted By GreNME
Because context and implication counts. Though,...

Because context and implication counts. Though, for what it's worth, I still don't find Williams' comments "highly defensible" even given the context. He simply displays what's wrong with perceptions...
Forum: USA Politics 21st October 2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,027
Posted By GreNME
This thread is as ridiculous as discussions...

This thread is as ridiculous as discussions brought up expressing concerns that Bush was an Nth cousin to the House of Windsor. Go back enough and any two folks can be found to be family, usually in...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st October 2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,513
Posted By GreNME
Yup and yup. I don't even own guns, don't have...

Yup and yup. I don't even own guns, don't have any particular interest in doing so, and yet I'm aware of these rules quite clearly. This has kept me safe in situations when I've handled guns, and...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st October 2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 13,280
Posted By GreNME
Actually, that is bigotry, and pretty textbook at...

Actually, that is bigotry, and pretty textbook at that.

Listen, my house is in southern Dallas-- good luck finding a gas station at 2 AM where there aren't some kids with baggy pants and darker...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st October 2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 13,280
Posted By GreNME
Oh, then prejudice and bigotry against Muslims...

Oh, then prejudice and bigotry against Muslims isn't a bad thing. Right?
Forum: USA Politics 21st October 2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,809
Posted By GreNME
Because you're displaying confirmation bias. But...

Because you're displaying confirmation bias. But at least that gives a clear enough indication that you have no desire to actually debate facts and instead look for every excuse you can to come back...
Forum: USA Politics 20th October 2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,294
Posted By GreNME
... thus invalidating the entirety of the...

... thus invalidating the entirety of the original post.

You win.
Forum: USA Politics 20th October 2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,809
Posted By GreNME
Right, which is why I was talking about factors...

Right, which is why I was talking about factors other than those two you mention as contributing to the deficit. The Bush cuts would count in the 2009 budget (they were still present), but I agree...
Forum: USA Politics 20th October 2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,809
Posted By GreNME
And between those two were the costs of the (Bush...

And between those two were the costs of the (Bush Era) tax cuts, which unofficial estimates have placed between $200 and $500 billion so far. It's a disappointment that the CBO hasn't seen fit to...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th October 2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,715
Posted By GreNME
Wait, wasn't he just a Muslim turriss?

Wait, wasn't he just a Muslim turriss?
Forum: USA Politics 19th October 2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,416
Posted By GreNME
Just like the outrage about the Second Amendment...

Just like the outrage about the Second Amendment rights that Obama hasn't taken away, or any of the other freedoms that TPers and other wingnuts are convinced will probably happen as long as the...
Forum: USA Politics 19th October 2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,809
Posted By GreNME
You're funny. Of course, your quote still gets...

You're funny. Of course, your quote still gets the number wrong (source (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_public_debt)), but I'm not bothering with pedantics with Know-Nothing arguments...
Forum: USA Politics 19th October 2010, 12:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,576
Posted By GreNME
What's amazing about this thread is how wildly...

What's amazing about this thread is how wildly outraged some folks are getting at the mere mention of the Tea Party and Nazis in the same sentence, despite the attempts in the OP to remove the two...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 18th October 2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,328
Posted By GreNME
Precisely. That's how Apple rolls, and it'll...

Precisely. That's how Apple rolls, and it'll definitely be a requirement from them if they were going to bring their product to another provider. Further, Apple is just the type of company to put a...
Forum: USA Politics 18th October 2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,809
Posted By GreNME
:dl: ...

:dl:

http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=512&pictureid=3231

Yup, revisionist history. It's just a coinky-dink that the worst deficits have been under a certain...
Forum: USA Politics 16th October 2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,809
Posted By GreNME
Are you aware that more than half of that...

Are you aware that more than half of that trillion was built up over the last administration? I love it when short-term-memory arguments like this are made, because it displays succinctly just how...
Forum: USA Politics 15th October 2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,809
Posted By GreNME
Actually I'd prefer moving our economic structure...

Actually I'd prefer moving our economic structure to actually be the consumer-driven model that capitalism is supposed to be, as opposed to the top-down mercantilism that stifles capitalism and yet...
Forum: USA Politics 13th October 2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,809
Posted By GreNME
Tea Party Economics 101: Economy in a...

Tea Party Economics 101:


Economy in a boom: Cut Taxes
Economy in a bust: Cut Taxes
Claim that supply-side mercantilism is actually consumer-side capitalism.
Accuse anything that's not...
Forum: USA Politics 13th October 2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 8,290
Posted By GreNME
Since the Tea Party continues to fail to provide...

Since the Tea Party continues to fail to provide anything rational as a platform of positions, maybe you could do us all a favor and tell us what those things are?

One trick to this, though: if...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 10th October 2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,500
Posted By GreNME
Combofix...

Combofix (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/combofix/how-to-use-combofix). Read the instructions first.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th October 2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,030
Posted By GreNME
"It helps" does not win wars. This past year in...

"It helps" does not win wars. This past year in Afghanistan is demonstrable enough. It's not that we don't have several technical advantages, it's that terrain can play a larger leveling role than...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th October 2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,030
Posted By GreNME
No, I realized I should have put a clarification...

No, I realized I should have put a clarification in there after I posted, but I'd disagree that it was technology that made the difference in pushing our way to Baghdad so soon. It was numbers, plain...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th October 2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,011
Posted By GreNME
If that's what you need to think to get through...

If that's what you need to think to get through the day, then good for you. However, the use of "inshallah" is fairly common among Arabic-speaking people, even among those who are fairly secular and...
Forum: USA Politics 6th October 2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,633
Posted By GreNME
Honestly, folks thinking that clips of her...

Honestly, folks thinking that clips of her talking about dabbling in 'witchcraft' are going to sink her are suffering confirmation bias. She's got plenty about her that's easily criticized, but her...
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