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The 2011 Chevy Volt...

versus Rush Limbaugh, conservative talk show host.
Talk show host also admits he recently took ad money from GM, despite criticism

Talk show host Rush Limbaugh on his conservative talk show released a barrage of harsh criticism towards General Motors and its electric vehicle superstar, the 2011 Chevy Volt.

Wasting no time after GM's press release of the completed Volt, its price, and pre-order info, Limbaugh aired a Wednesday broadcast saying the Volt was unviable and blamed President Obama for what he sees as the sad state of General Motors.

Despite recently turning a profit, Limbaugh claims GM is doomed.  He states, "Obama and the government are admitting nobody wants this."

Limbaugh says the price is too high and calls GM "Obama Motors", a slightly less used slur than the popular "Government Motors" line.  He says its just an excuse for Obama to pour $86B USD more into the auto industry.

While some may agree with his assessment of price, his commentary on the vehicle's operation indicated a lack of knowledge and/or confusion about its gas generator.  Limbaugh comments, "That 40-mile range has to include you getting home, and staying home three to four hours to charge the thing.  It's (a) 20-mile range."

Limbaugh said he didn't believe that the gas generator could really increase the range to 300 miles, while failing to cite any concrete evidence to back up his claims.  GM has assured the public that the gasoline range (300 miles on a tank) is a safe estimate under virtually all conditions giving average driving habits (careful drivers may get better mileage, heavy footed ones may get slightly worse).  The battery range admittedly is variable depending on weather conditions and may be significantly better or worse under hot or cold weather.  

The talk show host last year attacked GM making comments that some listeners interpreted as a call to boycott the company (he later denied calling on a boycott).  He also has been a vocal critic of hybrids, though he did agree to test drive the upcoming electric Ford Focus on Jay Leno's Green Car Challenge.  Limbaugh received the slowest time, even getting beat by Drew Barrymore, thanks in part for his "accidental" collision with two Al Gore cutouts that formed markers on the race course.  

Despite his criticism of GM, Limbaugh admits he was more than happy to take GM advertising money.  He admits that last year he accepted ad money to promote the company's new car purchase incentives for workers who lost their jobs.  GM has been listed as a sponsor of his program in the past.



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Did you actually listen to what he said?
By davebeneteau on 7/29/2010 1:02:07 PM , Rating: 5
Cuz, you seem to have taken what you wanted out of it and convienently left out the parts that make the whole thing make sense. Like the part about a 7,500 tax credit from the government being required to drop the price from 41,000 to something that people might buy. Also, he said that he did NOT take GM money last year after the bailout, not that that he had. Go listen to yesterdays tape.

Dave




RE: Did you actually listen to what he said?
By JDub02 on 7/29/2010 1:15:00 PM , Rating: 4
No, they didn't actual listen to what he said. Nor did DT's sources. I listened to the show when he talked about the Volt. Rush knew about the gasoline generator and correctly stated that the vehicle has a 40 mile range on all-electric power and a 340 mile range with the gasoline backup. He was correct in stating that the Volt has a 20 mile one-way limit to stay on all-electric power.

Nothing new for Rush, though. People who criticize him never actually listen first hand.


RE: Did you actually listen to what he said?
By MeesterNid on 7/29/2010 3:54:02 PM , Rating: 3
As Rush has been saying for a while now, there are no journalists left anymore just stenographers and this is proof.

He also said, pretty much on the money as well, that it makes no sense to have a primary electric range be 40 miles while the gasoline one, the backup, provide 340 instead of being the other way around. And then made the point that people buying these things are doing so out of some misguided sense of moral (or green) superiority.

He's a smart man, you should try listening to him, Jason.


By cruisin3style on 7/30/2010 5:49:45 PM , Rating: 2
quote:
And then made the point that people buying these things are doing so out of some misguided sense of moral (or green) superiority.


Saying it is a point is like saying it is a fact, rather than an opinion.

Saying that rush limbaugh and the people who listen to him are quick-to-stereotype-people a$$holes, or that he/they have to act like children and belittle things (prospective Volt owners) related to decisions they don't like (Obama and GM) doesn't make it true.


By EricMartello on 8/2/2010 6:07:41 PM , Rating: 2
Rush is right on this one. A car that NEEDS a $7,500 to gain any traction in the market is one that shouldn't be sold in the first place. Even with that credit the price is still too high for what it is.

Think about it in terms of cars in that class. It is a mid-size sedan - it's not a luxury car, it's just a normal vanilla sedan and most cars in that class are in the $18-$22K price range with no incentive.

It's much the same with the current crop of hybrids - they are vastly overpriced when you consider their class - and they're all mostly "compact sedan/hatch" class which has average prices of $14K-$18K while the hybrids cost more like mid to full-size sedans.

The NORMAL, tried-and-true method of rolling out new auto tech is to stuff it into a LUXURY car, allowing people who like to spend money to bring the new tech into the marketplace without having to rely on tax credits. After the tech becomes "standard" for luxury cars it can be filtered down into "normal" cars that most people drive. This is how they did it with ABS brakes, fuel injection, air bags, HID headlights just to name a few...no reason this tech should be any different.


By Azure Sky on 8/24/2010 1:15:48 PM , Rating: 2
a smart man who discounts rasing of sea levels because when his ice melted in his icetea the level of tea didnt go up.....yeah, his fact checker was working over time that day....


By Reclaimer77 on 7/29/2010 4:35:58 PM , Rating: 4
I love how every time the man speaks, it's a viscous calculated "attack". What happened to the first amendment? Since when was speaking your opinion, or in Rush's case common sense, so controversial?

We all know why. Anyone who speaks out against Obama is labeled either a racists or a rebel rabblerouser. I tell you people, be really afraid when political correctness and mob rule starts shutting opposing voices up. Because tyranny and oppression is soon to follow.

And honestly, anyone with half a BRAIN should be upset over the way the Obama administration handled the GM takeover. Jason, you have to be kidding me with this. Rush isn't the only one mad as hell about it, MILLIONS of Americans are. At least put this in the proper context.

In my opinion the Volt has already failed because of the insanely large subsidy. If we have to front that much of the bill, up front, for this car to succeed then..well, it hasn't succeeded. Why doesn't the government help you buy a sports car or an SUV? Ask yourself why we should just accept the government deciding which products fail and which make it.


RE: Did you actually listen to what he said?
By KillerNoodle on 7/30/2010 10:06:43 AM , Rating: 1
If you can find any mention of the 20 mile one way limit please let me know where I missed it when I went through the GM Volt website.

http://media.gm.com/product/public/us/en/volt/home...


By Akrovah on 7/30/2010 1:01:07 PM , Rating: 2
You need to read before responding. He said a 20 mile one way limit IF you want to stay on all electric power. 20 miles one way is 40 miles total, the stated all electric range of the Volt.


Jason is Right On!
By johnnier on 7/29/2010 4:15:38 PM , Rating: 2
You want to question that Rush was misrepresented by Jason?
You want to question Jason's sources?
Why don't you go read the freaking TRANSCRIPT, right off of Rush's OWN website???
http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/home/daily/site_072810...

In the FIRST paragraph, the SECOND sentence, Rush "The Drugster" is ALREADY lying, claiming about the Volt, "...nobody wants it."

Now, Rush is either ignorant here, or is trying to deceive you, 1 of the 2 has to be true. You take your pick. Either choice says you shouldn't be listening to him to form your world views.

Evidently he is totally unaware, or is not admitting knowledge of, the GM Volt Waiting List already in place, which already has over 50,000 people waiting, from nearly 100 countries, and all 50 U.S. states.
http://gm-volt.com/wait-list-data/

Perhaps when his Oxycontin-laced mind thinks about "nobody wants it," the numbers that come to mind in his head are his own dismal approval ratings, which according to a CBS poll, are at only 19%.
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-4872622-503...

This man 'claims' to be pro-America (although 80% of America has questions about that). But Rush, if you're pro-America, why would you bash the introduction of a car that could be the beginning of ridding our dependency on foreign oil?

Can you please explain why you're against that? Everybody's into conspiracy theories these days... could it be that China is paying you to belch out anti-American rhetoric? Who knows.

At any rate, those of you on this thread who are defending Limbaugh clearly have no ground to stand on. Read the transcript for yourself. Jason is right on with this one, but please do your own homework, people. These facts will be much more convincing to you that way.




RE: Jason is Right On!
By Chaser on 7/30/2010 9:31:33 AM , Rating: 5
Way to go with the links, but then you add personal attacks which discredits your clearly biased post as well. How about we leave our personal politics and personal attacks out of this blog.

But since we've gone personal, I'll share mine. I won't buy another GM vehicle again. Although propping up GM by buying a moajority share of their stock with taxpayer dollars might have been good overall for out domestic auto industry, the taxpayer bailing out GM's union pensions and lavish healthcare benefits is NOT where I want my tax dollars to be going. And thats where us "Drugsters" profoundly disagree.

Quite frankly I am tired of politicians taking MY money from me that I earn and in their onipotent fashion deciding where it should go. My desire to donate to legit charities that have more credibility, accountability and efficiency is greatly reduced by these non producing thieves deciding the winners and losers.

I completely understand Rush's and other's frustrations with these narscistic do gooder elected experts that take from me and give to others in their divine wisdom.


RE: Jason is Right On!
By YashBudini on 7/30/10, Rating: 0
RE: Jason is Right On!
By Azure Sky on 8/24/2010 1:28:23 PM , Rating: 2
if you dont like paying taxes and the govt taking your money, move, hell move to china, you wont have to worry about paying any bodies healthcare but your own, they are now the most capitalistic society on the face of the earth, a republican like your self would LOVE IT


RE: Jason is Right On!
By tng on 7/30/2010 10:17:46 AM , Rating: 2
quote:
Evidently he is totally unaware, or is not admitting knowledge of, the GM Volt Waiting List already in place, which already has over 50,000 people waiting, from nearly 100 countries, and all 50 U.S. states.

That is hardly proof of a success. In the US alone there are millions of cars and hundreds of thousands purchased every year. 50K world wide is a drop in the bucket and really is just an illustration of what Rush was saying that despite all of the hype that has went into the introduction, there is a very small market for these cars.

Everything looks different when taken in context. I have noticed that people who don't like Rush seldom look at the context of what he is saying or are to lazy do do a little research.


RE: Jason is Right On!
By Yawgm0th on 7/30/2010 11:37:35 AM , Rating: 2
Honestly, Rush can DIAF, but I read the transcript provided and right off the bat Limbaugh says that the Volt can do over 300 miles on gas. He mentions it several other times. He didn't deny the facts here. He did claim that the charge won't get forty miles in non-ideal conditions, which is true. He did incorrectly state that you have to drop "30" on a Prius, which starts at about $22,000 MSRP.

Rush did say he would move to Costa Rica (which has socialized medicine) if "Obamacare" passed. He also told a caller that Federal insurance would be the only option (I heard this first-hand and nearly broke my radio) if Obamacare passed, basically implying it was a Single-payer system rather than a set of regulations, requirements, and subsidies.

Anyhow, the transcript proves this DT article is BS, but Rush is BS anyway. Still, I don't disagree with him on one thing: At $41,000 before a $7,500 tax credit not counting the charging station, the Volt is basically an entry-level luxury car for someone who is willing to pay $34,000 for $26,000 worth of car. I'd rather have a Ford Fusion hybrid, myself.

If you just wanna be eco-friendly at all costs, buy a Prius and then buy a friend a Prius. After trade-ins you'll spend the same as you would on a Volt and do more for the environment. I hate the Prius, BTW, but only because it sucks to drive and looks awful. It's the most practical, economical, eco-friendly car on the market, so it gets more kudos than the unattainable Volts and Teslas.


RE: Jason is Right On!
By mkrech on 8/3/2010 5:11:50 PM , Rating: 2
quote:
It's the most practical, economical, eco-friendly car on the market,


http://www.thecarconnection.com/tips-article/10108...
Although I cannot endorse the Dust to Dust study as irrefutable, my point is that determining practical, economical and eco-friendly is based on more than just MPG. I think there are plenty of non-hybrid cars that would be better than the Prius in all but eco badge cred...
ie: Ford Focus, Chevy Cavalier, Honda Accord, Toyota Corolla... etc


RE: Jason is Right On!
By Azure Sky on 8/24/2010 1:26:40 PM , Rating: 2
also note tho that rushes transcripts do get edited at times to reflect what he says he said not what he actually said, this has been documented more then once, by people on both sides of the political isle.

I have republican friends who HATE rush because he makes them all look like racist ignorant loud mouths.....you know the typical image of americans that the rest of the world has.....


RE: Jason is Right On!
By Akrovah on 7/30/2010 1:21:16 PM , Rating: 2
50,000 in 100 coutnries is only 500 per county. Not exactly large demand. This almost seems more like an aurgment for your unstated option 3: Rush is right.

Now, I'm not saying he is, I'm not saying he isn't, but nothing you brought to the conversation proves him wrong.


RE: Jason is Right On!
By YashBudini on 7/30/2010 5:37:06 PM , Rating: 2
quote:
This man 'claims' to be pro-America (although 80% of America has questions about that).


No question though he's pro-Rush, with absolutely no limits.


RE: Jason is Right On!
By Azure Sky on 8/24/2010 1:34:05 PM , Rating: 2
now that is something that even the rethuglicans cant argue about..

I wish people wouldnt take people like rush limbah, anne coulter and such seriously, they are just talking heads who say whatever it takes to keep their fanbase riled up and tuning in, its how they make money, its also why al franken's show didnt work out as well as rush's, he just couldnt stir peoples passions up to the point they wanted to go out and grab their gunz and start shooting conservatives(in rushes and annes cases, liberals) to much hummor, not enough "riotous indignation"


And which face is speaking here?
By YashBudini on 7/29/10, Rating: 0
RE: And which face is speaking here?
By Dorkyman on 7/29/2010 5:33:09 PM , Rating: 1
You should listen to him first before assuming what he favors and opposes. He has clearly supported SOME of Messiah's moves.

I, too, want Messiah to fail, because I want the country to succeed.


RE: And which face is speaking here?
By YashBudini on 7/29/10, Rating: 0
RE: And which face is speaking here?
By Reclaimer77 on 7/29/2010 8:13:01 PM , Rating: 2
Obama tried to put a moratorium on Gulf drilling and it was shot down by a judge. Oh and since you don't understand big words, that means he tried to BAN drilling. So how is that "allowing" drilling?

Once again, reality escapes you.


RE: And which face is speaking here?
By YashBudini on 7/29/2010 10:10:32 PM , Rating: 1
Im talking before the spill, not his W-like parallel reaction like SOX.


RE: And which face is speaking here?
By Fanon on 7/30/2010 9:34:37 AM , Rating: 2
By your statement, we all hate people until it suits us.

Or a rational explanation is that everyone can sometimes agree with people that we usually disagree with.


RE: And which face is speaking here?
By YashBudini on 7/30/2010 6:04:28 PM , Rating: 1
quote:
By your statement, we all hate people until it suits us.


When exactly does a misanthrope change his stance?


By Azure Sky on 8/24/2010 1:37:14 PM , Rating: 2
dont use big words, you will confuse his minuscule mind.


RE: And which face is speaking here?
By Akrovah on 7/30/2010 1:14:47 PM , Rating: 2
It is pefectly possible, and in fact reasonable, to disagree with the majority of a President's policies while agreeing with some fo them. It is not hypocracy, it is merely supporting what you yourself want, even if someone you don't normally like is supporting ti as well.

I mean what, is he supposed to remove his support for something just because Obama supports it as well and he, in general, does not favor Obama? THAT would be hypocracy.


RE: And which face is speaking here?
By cruisin3style on 7/30/2010 4:04:14 PM , Rating: 2
quote:
I mean what, is he supposed to remove his support for something just because Obama supports it as well and he, in general, does not favor Obama? THAT would be hypocracy.


I didn't think you were being sarcastic, but if you were just ignore my comments:

That is pretty much the congressional Republicans' attitude right now. There are plenty of topics that they have supported in the past that they voted no on because they are Obama and the Democrat's policies.

Granted it is not that simple, and Republicans are frustrated with the way Democrats are doing/running/passing things, but just sayin...

As an aside, just to make a point Republicans passed Bush's tax cuts through the same way Democrats passed health care...I can't remember what it's called. But anyway I saw that if those cuts were to remain in place from now through 2018 (8 years) it would cost $2.6 trillion dollars. So figuring that they passed in 2001 and 2003, a similar cost was probably incurred through 2010. Compare that to the Obamacare cost of 1 trillion... But again to be fair, that whole 2.6 trillion wouldn't be absorbed into the deficit because some would be regained through tax revenue...emphasis on some. Just as with Obamacare where supposedly we would save 18 billion instead of lose 1 trillion due to estimated health care cost savings.


RE: And which face is speaking here?
By Akrovah on 7/30/2010 5:22:15 PM , Rating: 2
quote:
There are plenty of topics that they have supported in the past that they voted no on because they are Obama and the Democrat's policies.


And that is hypocracy, but my original argument stands. The previous poster was claiming hypocrasy because Limbagh DIDN'T change his stace on something when Obama also aupported it. Unless I have reading fail.


By cruisin3style on 7/30/2010 5:53:20 PM , Rating: 2
Yeah sorry I didnt' mean to seem like I was arguing with you or trying to discredit you, just wanted to comment on Republicans' "no" policy in relation to your comment.


We know whch face made those remarks.
By YashBudini on 7/29/10, Rating: 0
RE: We know whch face made those remarks.
By pequin06 on 7/29/2010 4:44:16 PM , Rating: 5
I also want Obama to fail.
His policies suck.

Are you even able tell the difference between what was said about W and what is said about Obama?


RE: We know whch face made those remarks.
By YashBudini on 7/29/10, Rating: 0
RE: We know whch face made those remarks.
By pequin06 on 7/30/2010 12:22:28 AM , Rating: 2
What hypocrisy?

And excellent work addressing "Are you even able tell the difference between what was said about W and what is said about Obama?'

What flavor of Kool Aid are you drinking?


RE: We know whch face made those remarks.
By Quadrillity on 7/30/2010 3:37:14 PM , Rating: 2
quote:
What flavor of Kool Aid are you drinking?

IDK, but it rivals the strongest drug available today. I'm pretty sure he is the typical racist that voted for Obama because he is black; without knowing a single thing about his policies.


RE: We know whch face made those remarks.
By YashBudini on 7/30/2010 5:30:28 PM , Rating: 1
I've never voted for Obama and never will, but thanks for showing your usual biased generalizations.

I wonder why so many are required to support your side of the viewpoint. Afraid any one person can't handle it?


By Azure Sky on 8/24/2010 1:49:04 PM , Rating: 2
you didnt vote for him, but you dont want to see him fail?

shocking, somebody who didnt vote for a pres but dosnt want to see him and by extension the country fail.......amazing......


By Azure Sky on 8/24/2010 1:46:42 PM , Rating: 2
humm, you mean like so many of you racists who voted against him because hes "black" and who insist to this day that hes Muslim?


How....
By bradmshannon on 7/29/2010 1:00:07 PM , Rating: 4
How is this tech news? Is DailyTech now the DailyPolitic?




RE: How....
By Gungel on 7/29/2010 1:05:25 PM , Rating: 2
I wrote basically the same but was quickly eliminated by Daily Tech staffers, Thanks for that.


RE: How....
By allometry on 7/29/2010 1:58:15 PM , Rating: 1
Come the fuck on Jason, we know you don't care much for Limbaugh. We get it, let's move on!


Chevy Volt, Prius etc.
By mustbeyou on 7/30/2010 2:00:21 PM , Rating: 1
The liberals and eco-fags who buy into this nonsense also believe when they plug it in to recharge it, the electricity comes from magical fairies in a far off galaxy.

In reality, 70% of electricity in the US is generated by coal and natural gas. 27% is nuclear/hydro and a whopping 3% is renewable.

That means when they buy these cars, they actually INCREASE demand for electricity. Also, they refuse to acknowledge a huge amount of any car's parts are made from petrochemicals. Bumpers, panels, dashes, wiring harnesses, seats etc. etc.

Just like they refuse to admit a large part of their daily lives depends upon oil and it's products. Plastics, computers, TV's, packaging, piping, transportation etc. etc. If oil is truly the devil's brew - as they claim - then why don't they renounce this life and move to Mongolia to raise yak and never have anything else to do with oil ever again? Hypocrites.

And, these cars will never pay for their higher cost in energy savings.

Liberals. We're right and you're wrong.
Liberals. We're better than you. Just because.

Just don't confuse us with facts.




RE: Chevy Volt, Prius etc.
By YashBudini on 7/30/2010 6:01:00 PM , Rating: 2
quote:
Liberals. We're right and you're wrong.
Liberals. We're better than you. Just because.


Next you'll tell people pubs don't do this. Ever listen to Romney speak, the only he hasn't blamed on liberals are solar flares, and he probably has a scientific team working on that as well.

I hope I haven't offended you by suggesting you work with science. I wouldn't want God to strike you dead or your colleagues to stone you and send you to hell.


RE: Chevy Volt, Prius etc.
By Azure Sky on 8/24/2010 1:55:26 PM , Rating: 1
quote:
Liberals. We're right and you're wrong.
Liberals. We're better than you. Just because.


should read

Conservatives. We're right and you're wrong.
Conservatives. We're better than you. Just because.

listen to rush and anne and tell me thats not exactingly what they say every single time they get on the air.

you need to grow the fuck up honestly, Im not a liberal or conservative, I think both extremes are asinine, just a bunch of self obsorbed pricks trying to tell everybody else what to think and believe.

the conservative right likes to push the "if your not christian your not american" bullshit, if you cant see how big a crock of shit that is...well your need to get somebody to either help you remove head from ass OR have a window installed in your stomich.


Once Again...
By Fanon on 7/29/2010 1:57:54 PM , Rating: 3
Mick tries to bash Rush based on a source who either misquoted Rush or misrepresented what was actually said. If Jason would put as much effort into research as he does trying to bash Rush, he might actually be a decent blogger. Instead, he settles for being less than average. Keep up the sub-average work, Jason!




Bad marketing or political move?
By BernardP on 7/29/2010 1:44:21 PM , Rating: 2
GM could have avoided much of the negative reactions about pricing if the Volt had been priced at 39 k$ instead of 41 k$. Setting a price point just above the 40 k$ treshhold seems to mean that GM is proud the Volt is expensive.

There is a lot of leeway in setting car pricing: they could have amortized R&D on more units; they could have taken out some semi-useless electronic gadgetry and made it optional.

I suspect they set the price high in order to induce more federal and state incentives for buyers.




He Aint Wrong!
By stm1185 on 7/29/2010 4:01:09 PM , Rating: 2
Raise your hand if you want to spend $34,000 on a compact car whose only worthwhile feature is a plug in hybrid engine.

Its small and cheap looking, and it costs 15k more then it should.




Which face was speaking here?
By YashBudini on 7/29/2010 4:04:54 PM , Rating: 2
quote:
Despite his criticism of GM, Limbaugh admits he was more than happy to take GM advertising money.


The same face that strokes his extremist fans. He's more about money that any move the government ever made.




Give Rush a break.
By thurston on 7/29/2010 4:55:40 PM , Rating: 2
He is a junkie after all.




Mad RUSHian
By miint58 on 8/3/2010 4:40:36 PM , Rating: 2
Anyone who gives the mad RUSHian any validity needs their head examined.




By monkeyman1140 on 8/13/2010 5:55:35 PM , Rating: 2
I don't base my buying decisions on the opinion of some AM radio jerk.




Please DailyTech
By Gungel on 7/29/10, Rating: -1
Mostly correct
By Dorkyman on 7/29/10, Rating: -1
RE: Mostly correct
By YashBudini on 7/29/10, Rating: 0
RE: Mostly correct
By Chaser on 7/30/10, Rating: 0
RE: Mostly correct
By YashBudini on 7/30/2010 5:33:19 PM , Rating: 2
The important difference here is that Rush routinely condemns drug addicts while being one himself. Will you see any drug addicts pulling that hypocracy at the wedding or any other place? You tell me.

Thanks for staying on target.


RE: Mostly correct
By Dorkyman on 7/30/2010 9:11:03 PM , Rating: 3
Yash, you're really into this drug-addict attack line, aren't you? Just a suggestion, but many if not most readers discount the rest of what you have to say once they see you use it over and over again.


RE: Mostly correct
By YashBudini on 7/30/2010 10:59:57 PM , Rating: 1
I'll concern myself with that when it's applied equally to everyone.

Not holding my breath.

The main point is still hypocrisy. I suppose I could denial of inconvenient facts to that list.


RE: Mostly correct
By tng on 7/31/2010 8:27:05 PM , Rating: 2
quote:
most readers discount the rest of what you have to say once they see you use it
Actually I don't read any further than the name on the post. Once I see it is him I skip to the next comment. Most of his posts have some political content that bear no relation to the subject or just plain attack someone else who has commented or the author.


RE: Mostly correct
By YashBudini on 8/1/2010 12:30:33 AM , Rating: 2
Well if you can explain why it's OK for the pot to call the kettle black, but not the reverse, then I'd be more than happy to hear it.

In the mean time perhaps you would prefer that the "fair and balanced" participants here continue their little private McCarthy-ism with whatever doesn't suit their political views? No need to respond, you've already answered that question.

And I almost forgot - What just me? What about he horse I rode in on?


RE: Mostly correct
By tng on 8/1/2010 12:38:09 PM , Rating: 2
quote:
n the mean time perhaps you would prefer that the "fair and balanced" participants here continue their little private McCarthy-ism with whatever doesn't suit their political views?

Kinda speaks for itself doesn't it? While I will try to make comments based on technical detail or something connected to it, you typically jump right into the politics.

I personally don't care about your politics, but if you really can contribute some detail or question something on the tech, then I am happy to respond to it.

Personally, I don't really think that some of this stuff that is posted here on DT really qualifies as "Tech". Maybe it is loosely connected..... but, sometimes it is just to much for people to stop themselves, you included Yash.


RE: Mostly correct
By YashBudini on 8/1/2010 1:21:52 PM , Rating: 2
A reasonable response, rare as it is.

Should anybody keep the witch burners in check?


RE: Mostly correct
By Azure Sky on 8/24/2010 2:02:29 PM , Rating: 2
no, because in the bible it says they should be burned, or was it stoned, or or or.....

magic man told them to kill witches, and gays, and jews, and Muslims and and and well and pretty much anybody who dosnt agree with them....humm sounds like the same thing that magic man also supposedly told the Islamic extremists......WOOT they have something on common they are all idiots!!!


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