They can suck it! As long as media conglomerates restrict shit in an unreasonable way there should be absolutely not a single shred of fuck given when people end up torrenting stuff. Period. What's next? You MUST be sitting on an IKEA couch to be able to watch ABC, but if you want to watch CBS you MUST have a leather… » 8/29/14 2:16pm Friday 2:16pm

The US system at work folks. Insurance companies line the pockets of politicians who look out only after their own interests (and those who pay). You happen to be a (now almost extinct) middle class, or god forbid a lower class - well shit you don't even fall under the "we the people" you're just rabble, and as such… » 8/27/14 3:22pm Wednesday 3:22pm

Screw it - I'll argue on anything anywhere for any reason. You want me to argue pro Fascism - I can. You want me to argue that both Bush's were not fucktards - I can. Anything that is not based in solid fact (i.e. the earth is round, or the sun is hot) I can argue for or against regardless of where my personal opinion… » 8/27/14 12:34pm Wednesday 12:34pm

And that is the problem with (mostly) the USA. It's modern day slavery. If I have accrued the vacation time I should be able to take it. I can see the point of 90 days waiting before you do that, but anything longer than that is reasonable. And if the fact that someone else is taking a vacation lowers YOUR opinion of… » 8/25/14 3:43pm 8/25/14 3:43pm

I think a good chunk of us have always known that, but you know if you hear it on the media that these scanners stop terrorists then it must be true! How can you doubt the TSA? That's unamerican and all that. And the security theatre continues. » 8/20/14 1:24pm 8/20/14 1:24pm

I've always (well 15-20 years? since the game was released) thought that anyone running for mayor, or seeking jobs at the army core of engineers, or any civil engineering and city planning gig needs to have an extremely successful SimCity city to even be considered to apply (on top of all other qualifications needed).… » 8/20/14 1:09pm 8/20/14 1:09pm

I'm sorry but this list is silly if you do not include the best cashback there is https://www.fidelity.com/cash-managemen... . Are the listed cards fine? Sure, they're ok, and in "promo" situations they may be great, but for overall best rewards card ranking and not including the fidelity AmEx is moronic, or poor… » 8/19/14 1:59pm 8/19/14 1:59pm

Their insurance partner is crap (forget who it is). At least in So. California anyway. For both car and home, I've called them and gotten their so called Costco rate, only to find out that it can't touch my current insurances (with different companies .. so there's not even bundling savings that I have). Granted… » 8/14/14 1:16pm 8/14/14 1:16pm

I guess I don't know where I stand in comparison to the big picture. I work with so many people (over 100 at a time) and they change every 2-4 months (sometimes they come back in 6 months or 2 years, etc.). I am expected to sort of know their names and who they are. Let's just say I don't do so well. I can remember… » 8/14/14 8:52am 8/14/14 8:52am

I've mentioned this card many times over different forums (and I do my main purchasing on it at most times). The best card is of course a combination of cards and to use them when it's a promo cash back situation (i.e. 5% on Discover for anything online during Christmas shopping season). » 8/14/14 8:41am 8/14/14 8:41am

In a lot of ways this is a DUMBASS idea. If you had not sold Blackberry stock (or rather RIMM at the time) when it was near its highs around $130 because you saw the ship is sinking - you'd be now at the steady price of ~$9 which would mean you lost about 92% of your investment. If you think that if you hold… » 8/08/14 1:14pm 8/08/14 1:14pm

This is what happens when there's no money to upkeep these properties, and no interest from sports organizations to continue to utilize them going forward. There are so many things that could have been done with the facilities that help generate money for their own upkeep. However I'm assuming political red tape, and… » 8/08/14 2:27pm 8/08/14 2:27pm

I've been saying this for years (and it's definitely not politically correct), but the only way to stop bloodshed there, is to nuke (and you know maybe give ppl enough time to get out and save their lives) the whole region (or otherwise make it completely non-inhabitable for generations to come) so that it's pointless… » 8/08/14 2:18pm 8/08/14 2:18pm

With the exception of big promos (i.e. 5% back for a category with no minimums for something, or Discover's buy anything online at 5% flat cashback) the one to rule them all is https://www.fidelity.com/cash-managemen... . Zero fees, it's an AmEx so their service is amazing, 2% back on anything anywhere and no… » 8/07/14 12:09pm 8/07/14 12:09pm