Sometimes I think we're alone. Sometimes I think we're not. In either case, the thought is staggering. ~ R. Buckminster Fuller
Charles Herzfeld on ARPAnet and Computers
Why not use DebatePolitics.com as a source ?
WTF is Mary Bellis ?
>" in fact, we would have been severely criticized had we tried. "< No source and criticized by who Kobie ? The John Birch Society ?
We are in post 350 of this thread and if I missed your definition then that seems pretty reasonable and nothing lacking.
I understand the reasoning behind AA. I understand the intent and that the intent is not to be racist, but racial. Problem is though that is ia racial and racist. Since white people and Mexicans fall into this category, a socio-economic category... but denied since they are not black, it is racist because IT IS suggesting that blacks are racially inferior. If not then non-blacks of the same socio-economic class would qualify.
"There is a business in keeping people dependent" is the most asinine conservative talking point out there to date.. What exactly do you mean by "dependent"? Do you mean such things as Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, unemployment comp., food stamps or all of the above? Do you know that the states are in charge of public aide and medicaid? Do you know that there is such a thing known as the "poverty level"? Do you know how many people in this country live below this poverty level with little or no help at all? I dare not go on…
What if he did ?
But you used About.Com as being a reliable source that didn't provide any references to back up their claim.
I can back up my claims on About.Com, but where is Hertzfeld ?
(Hertzfeld went public to defend Al Gore and back up that Al Gore invented the internet.
Chain of Command (Organization)
Al Gore pushed for funding for the internet. Which is undeniable, and dispels your notion that "liberals were against the internet."
Al Gore | Internet Hall of Fame
Al Gore, for all his faults, is and always will be the one politician that had the most to do with creating the Internet as we know it. Period. Discussion over.
Freedom of speech is not freedom from criticism.
I had an IBM PC on my desk by 81 and a year later I had a modem so I could transmit and receive data from other associates around the country.
Kobie, your in the website mentality. You probably don't even know how to use a slide rule.