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K & R, for logical processing, and showing us how easily led we are.

I for one, appreciate it, in all seriousness. I didn't, previously, know the name and precise operation of this common logical fallacy.

Search "Uncanny Valley"

Enlightened-self interest, indeed!

I've been preaching this for 45 years. "Yes, Damn, why can't you understand that when something improves the general welfare, you are included?"
Most of the time I get a blank look
Maybe that's why there's so much "discouraged, old fart", going around. I know I've got a case.


This amounts to an announcement that they mean to limit intervention to covert and drone activities.

I think they ought to be required to wear patches

for all their "sponsors", size proportional to the amount of the "contribution".


This man is lying through his teeth.

I lived in Houston when cable arrived.

There was a big political battle over which provider would get the contract. A lot of noise was made by the citizenry about a monopoly being handed to whoever was "selected". The major complaint was that users would have no recourse for poor service. The "leaders" solution was to divide up the city into 3 (or 4, it was a long time ago) regional monopolies. These people run screaming from true "free markets."

So, has Fast Track Passed, or not?

The title leads one to believe that it has and the clip says "introduced a bipartisan bill(?)".

K & R, Pretty much lays it out. n/t

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