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re: How to live a Google free life - philter
I don't live a google free life, but even though I think Chrome is the best browser around I have moved away from it because of privacy concerns. I use Brave browser... open source created by Mozilla & Java creator. https://brave.com/...
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re: If we cover the desert in solar panels, what happens to all the reflected sunlight? - philter
It has not been studied extensively, because it's not a 1 to 1 comparison - multiple factors are involved. However the albedo of the Sahara desert has been measured at .4, and black solar panels have been measured in the range of .16 to .30, so they do provide more heat absorption than desert san...
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re: How should the US respond to Russian interference in the last election? - philter
The same way it has responded with Russian interference since the 40's. People seem to think this is the first time a foreign government has tried to influence our elections. Foreign governments have been trying to influence our elections for a couple hundred years - and we've done the same in dozen...
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re: Lyin' Jim or Leaker Jim - philter
Coppin' Comey...
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re: Single payer= lower salaries for nurses, by at least 8000/year - philter
I work at a hospital, and I have yet to find a single co-worker who likes Obamacare. Something had to change...the health system in the US is messed up and has been for a long time....
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re: Is it time for McElwain to produce evidence that he isn't the person in the shark picture? - philter
[quote]Ockham. OCKHAM MOTHERfrickER. [/quote] That may be his generally accepted name spelling, but either spelling is CORRECT when referring to the idea....
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re: Gators, is this actually your coach or is Saltwater trolling? - philter
[quote]that is Jimmy John's owner and not Coach Mac. [/quote] [img]http://i.imgur.com/N1Xt1sU.jpg[/img]...
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re: El Classico - philter
What a great match!...
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re: Iran arrests 30+ gay men.... forced to take anal examination - philter
[quote]special persecutor[/quote] :violin:...
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re: PT anti-Death Penalty posters: Will you make an exception for this Cleveland dude? - philter
I do not believe all these posters who claim their stance won't change due to circumstances. Just don't! :lol:...
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re: Poll: How will the US react to this failed N Korean missile launch? - philter
"Failed missile launch" ..looks like we pre-acted....
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re: Hamid Karzai Tweet about MOAB - philter
Translation: "I am glad the bomb got dropped but I have to save my political arse and say I'm against it."...
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re: Given Wikileaks Expose' on the CIA's M.O., Let's Discuss Personal Security - philter
If the Wiki info is correct, there isn't much you can do short of stop using technology to mitigate your exposure (and I mean no phones, no atm, and in some cases no vehicle or TV). 0 day exploits are unstoppable until patched, and Wiki said they were hoarding them for nearly every OS. Even if yo...
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re: Sometimes the punch lines just write themselves - philter
Fox interviewed the twitter-typer for Trump. He doesn't do the actual posting....
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re: I'm really concerned about global warming in 2017... - philter
[quote]Solar isn't going to be able to replace coal, oil and gas for electricity for 100 years - at least. [/quote] Technically, it can. Realistically it cannot scale up in a few years to match those industries that have been around for 100.[quote]So, you're good for nukes to bridge the gap? [...
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re: Mayweather vs. McGregor - ITS HAPPENING - philter
[quote] It's just so unbelievably stupid that enough people want to watch this that the fight might happen. There's no way they can make this fight even. It's one-sided no matter what rules they use. [/quote] I agree it's impossible to make it even regarless of the standard rules for each sport...
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re: BOOM! Chaffetz " DOJ IG to investigate leaks" - philter
[quote]It looks bad when you care more about the source of the leaks than the content of the leaks, amirite? [/quote] I care about both. Find out wtf Flynn was doing and why...because right now we have ZERO idea what was said on the phone. Then imprison the people who leaked it, regardless of wh...
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re: California Prop 63 - philter
So CA: Vetting US citizens more severely when they buy a personal firearm: good Vetting non-citizens from countries that produce terrorists: bad ...
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re: I'm really concerned about global warming in 2017... - philter
[quote]Exactly. What will our carbon tax and credits and things really do in the long run when you've got such thick smog in Beijing that you can't even see in front of your face... Seems pointless [/quote] China just cancelled plans for 103 coal plants. and also announced the start of construct...
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