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Posts by SengirV

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  • Landmark Internet rules approved

    02/26/2015 10:08:02 PM PST · 222 of 273
    SengirV to DBrow

    I was talking about a very narrow aspect of the whole custome v soul sucking corporation who loathe it’s customers, relationship. The telcos will still continue he to name their customer “whore”, “a-hole”, etc.. The telcos,will,continue,to charge customers for stolen equipment that has been returned to the telco properly. The telcos will continue the over bill you month after month after month. The telcos will still continue to NOT show up for scheduled appointments.

    Don’t worry about that part of screwing over customers. That is still guaranteed.

  • Landmark Internet rules approved

    02/26/2015 10:03:39 PM PST · 221 of 273
    SengirV to Half Vast Conspiracy

    Even a stopped watch is correct twice a day.

  • Landmark Internet rules approved

    02/26/2015 6:00:20 PM PST · 210 of 273
    SengirV to Mad Dawgg

    The rules/laws ALWAYS go to those who buy the most Congress Critters. That is true in everything.

    I prefer to get my info from multiple places. The ones that can put together a logical argument, rely on only one tired meme, and try to distract you concerning an argument, get the least attention from me. The comments in this thread is a GREAT example of that. There is ZERO informative arguments against Net Neutrality, other than “Government Bad”.

    Look at the experts in the field, and look where they get their money. Exclude the extremes, and you tend to find the most informative debate. There is ZERO debate here, only mud slinging.

    Im in here because I KNOW there are logical people who want to be more informed. If I can convince them to seek beyond the “Government Bad” mantra on this topic, then I think I am doing some good.

    Unthinkingly throwing out party talking points does little good. And this is a PERFECT example, IMHO.

  • Landmark Internet rules approved

    02/26/2015 5:23:00 PM PST · 205 of 273
    SengirV to Bobby_Taxpayer

    The internet is a set of protocols and agreements between interconnected networks. The ISPs were taking the fundamental underpinnings that the internet has been build upon for the last 30+ years, and they were chucking them out of the window. That is why there is such passion about this from the tech world. That is why the ONLY arguments against this that you will find here is “Don’t trust the Big Bad Government”.

    There is literally ZERO technical argument AGAINST Net Neutrality that you can find here. At best, you will get some lame excuse like “hurting the customer” from the ISPs. But there is nothing to back those claims up.

    The ISPs are fighting tooth and nail for the ability to deny giving you the information/services you request while use the ISP to access the internet.

    It is VERY easy to tell if the ISPs are inspecting the contents of the information/services you are requesting over their network, and blocking because they are competition to the Provider division of the same ISP.

    PLEASE dig deeper on this issue. Please don’t simply take “Big Bad Government” as the rote answer. This is a technical problem, look to technical sources for a more detailed explanation of this issue.

  • Landmark Internet rules approved

    02/26/2015 5:14:08 PM PST · 202 of 273
    SengirV to Mad Dawgg

    Honestly, I would tend to agree. But there are numerous independent researchers tracking the games ISPs play. The most recent spat with netflix(see the graph I posted above), was easily defeated by the use of private VPN. Meaning, it wasn’t the netflix traffic that was “swamping” the ISPs, it was the ISPs identifying the source, and intentionally slowing the traffic down.

    Also, you are getting adequate netflix and amazon streaming now, because they are paying their blood money to the ISPs.

    I will point out the quote again. This is what the ISPs are paying good money to the GOP congress-criters to fight for, the ISPs “right” to prevent you from getting what you request on the ISP service you are paying for - “Just as a newspaper is entitled to decide which content to publish and where, broadband providers may feature some content over others”

  • Landmark Internet rules approved

    02/26/2015 4:54:36 PM PST · 198 of 273
    SengirV to dfwgator
    If by "screwing you over", you mean forcing the ISPs to allow the internet to work as it has for the last 30+ years, by forbidding the telcos to look at every piece of data coming through their networks an blocking anything that competes with the ISPs? Then yes, the feds will prevent the ISPs from blocking the content you request over the ISPs networks.


    Here is a nice quote from Verizon, as part of their lawsuit against the FCC in 2012 - "Just as a newspaper is entitled to decide which content to publish and where, broadband providers may feature some content over others"

    Yes, this is what you are fighting for. The right of the ISPs to block sending you information over the internet. PLEASE at least investigate the issue from a neutral site. You CANNOT get all your information here, as the anti-anything government sentiment around here is clouding a lot of people's ability to apply even the most simple logic to this whole issue

  • Landmark Internet rules approved

    02/26/2015 4:44:02 PM PST · 196 of 273
    SengirV to Mad Dawgg
    Can you guess when the ISPs decided that they would no longer give their paying customers what the paying customers requested with the service the paying customers were paying the ISPs to provide?

    Yep, the ISPs were beginning to act as bad as union labor in NYC. Yous wanna plug in a fan at a conference? Yous gotta pay a union member to plug it in for you.

  • Landmark Internet rules approved

    02/26/2015 4:36:50 PM PST · 195 of 273
    SengirV to KYGrandma

    Yes, forgo anything that directly competes with your ISP(who all happen to be content providers). That would be EXACTLY what the “internet” would have been for you in the next couple of years, had the government not taken the step to forbid the ISPs from blocking the sites and services you request on the internet.

  • Landmark Internet rules approved

    02/26/2015 1:23:14 PM PST · 132 of 273
    SengirV to GIdget2004

    How you clowns can be in favor of this is beyond me ...

    “Just as a newspaper is entitled to decide which content to publish and where, broadband providers may feature some content over others,” - Part of Verizon’s argument in the 2012 case.

    The ISPs want to examine EVERYTHING you access on the internet, and then THEY want to determine, in the ISPs best interests, if they are going to allow you to access the data or now.

    And you all are in favor of allowing that?

    Net Neutrality = ISPs can not screw you over - PERIOD.

  • Vanity: Wake Up! With Net Neutrality, You Can No Longer Post Here

    02/17/2015 9:21:33 PM PST · 4 of 23
    SengirV to jespasinthru

    Tell the telcos to stop sniffing each packet requested by their customers, and then slowing the info down/block it, if it is a competitor. You know, the way it’s been done for 30+ years. Real simple.

    But the telcos refuse to keep on adhering to the same protocols/processes that have made the Internet what it is today.

    Why aren’t you mad at the telcos for basically attempting to destroy the Internet, and forcing the governments hand?

  • Cheaters Never Win

    01/26/2015 3:44:46 PM PST · 11 of 14
    SengirV to lifeofgrace

    Pats cheated and they are still winning. So I guess that theory is incorrect.


  • Report: 11 of 12 New England footballs deflated

    01/20/2015 10:30:53 PM PST · 77 of 161
    SengirV to Dave W

    No they dont’t play with the same footballs. The teams supply their,own when on offense. Indy found out about it when they picked off Brady early in the game, the info was passed up the chain, and the nfl was aware by half time that New England was cheating.

    Hopefully goodell doesn’t’ burn these footballs like he burned the video tape evidence from the cheating pats.

    Lots of people talk about the lack of integrity in the world, then laugh this off.

    How many other times did the pats cheat, and not get caught.

  • Cop charged with choking and beating a HOSPITAL PATIENT

    12/20/2014 5:07:59 PM PST · 35 of 56
    SengirV to TomServo

    I bet you also complain about Obama and his overreaching authority.

    Hypocrite much?

  • #ShootThePolice': Crazed man's online ranting before executing two NYPD officers, committing suicide

    12/20/2014 4:59:06 PM PST · 10 of 32
    SengirV to vbmoneyspender

    I hope NYC prosecutes Jessie and Rev. Al for inciting this.

  • Sony ignored security evaluation before GOP [Guardians of Peace] hack, more data coming

    12/20/2014 10:58:10 AM PST · 37 of 44
    SengirV to Spktyr
    This aspect of the Sony fail hack doesn't seem to have gotten a lot of coverage.

    Of course it hasn't. Because the same thing could be said of just about every company in the US. If the media points their finger at Sony, they will also be setting themselves up for criticism. Do not expect this to be touted at all.

    The simple truth is that this could happen to any and all companies.

  • Food for Thought:Some Implications of Sony

    12/19/2014 4:57:47 AM PST · 6 of 24
    SengirV to TurkeyLurkey

    The only food for thought to,take away from this is that corporate America does not care to staff/fun their IT departments.

    It’s akin to the movies/TV shows where they show an Army Batallion only seconds away, when a nuke plant is being cases/attacked. There was just such a scene on the “Scorpions” TV show a couple weeks ago, but in reality, there is none.

    In this case, corporations knowingly go super cheap on IT security. This could literally happen at EVERY company in the US, because companies would rather spend more on art for corporate buildings than devote the money to IT Security.

    The more this stays in the news, the better chance for some CEO/President/Board of Directors/COO/etc... to actually ask the scary question of “How much are we spending on Cyber Security?” If the CTO has some balls, they would give the accurate answer - less than the price of your car, Mr CEO.

  • Sstudents sneaking back into Jamaica Queens high schools prompts lockdown

    12/18/2014 9:22:38 PM PST · 8 of 28
    SengirV to EinNYC

    Had to stay a whole hour past quitting time. Sheesh.

    Sad that two kids skipping a period can cause such turmoil.

  • Why Middle-Class Wealth Is Withering [Alinsky At Work: Destroy The Middle-Class and Destroy America]

    12/13/2014 11:07:12 AM PST · 14 of 21
    SengirV to CyberAnt

    And corporate America has had nothing to do,with destroying the middle class?

    Growing up, the middle class worked in factories and produced good for consumption. Now the corporate board looks and sees they can make $0.005 more per sprocket if they fire all the domestic staff, and ship production to China. Of course when every corporation does the same, there are fewer folks apple to buy those sprockets.

    But keep on blaming only the democrats. When in reality, both parties have a part to play in this gutting of the middle class

  • Beyond Hypothetical: How FCC Internet Regulation Would Hurt Consumers [Cruz was Right]

    12/08/2014 2:55:11 PM PST · 14 of 15
    SengirV to SoConPubbie

    Bwahahaha. What a bunch of garbage. It takes 1/2 the article to begin even citing the “outrageous” changes the FCC forced the telco’s to make. It takes the 1st 1/2 of the article to call Net Neutrality and the FCC “bad guys” a dozen different ways 1st.

    1) An ISP blocking competing services for their customers. The FCC came in and said “Uhhh, no. allow your consumers to get to the site/services they are trying to access.” And this is considered bad?

    2) The article proudly mentions that Mebane, North Carolina had FIVE broadband options, so having ONE totally bone it’s customers is A-OK, because there were four other providers. I know of NO real life place that has five broad band options in this country anymore. So touting the “solution” of multiple options, while simultaneously trying to actively remove competitors is the definition of hypocritical.

    3) Comcast and bittorrent. So there are a < 100 users who blew the roof off the comcast network. So what does comcast do? Instead of cutting off the 100 abusers, it effectively shut down bittorrent for it’s millions of customers. Yes, that doesn’t sound AT ALL like comcast would be using the 100 as an excuse to disable a competitive product at all. Right, Big Business/Anti-Consumer lovers?

    At that point, I gave up reading. The bending over backwards to excuse the anti-consumer arrogance was too much to take.

  • Jeff Fisher Taunts 'Skins With RG3 Trade Haul Before Game

    12/07/2014 5:21:56 PM PST · 14 of 30
    SengirV to FatherofFive

    Ditto. I only hope that the Rams somehow end up with RG3, and bobby three stick excels there.

  • US Entering Dangerous New Era in Religious Hostility

    12/03/2014 5:26:27 PM PST · 13 of 19
    SengirV to robowombat

    I wish they would cite information of the 600, 1200, 1800 cases. All I hear from my left leaning friends is that I am full of hooey when I say it’s getting worse for Christians.

  • What if all cops wore cameras? California town's success echoes to Ferguson.

    11/22/2014 8:17:18 AM PST · 5 of 14
    SengirV to CharlesOConnell

    This push, which almost all think is a good idea, will u,time tell fail, because of all the requests to open the videos to the public. If the law can be changed to limit the release of these videos to only hose cases involving legit court cases, then it has a chance to work. Some idiots just want ALL the data so they can out it up on ad supported sites, so anyone can see the entire video. People’s privacy be damned.

  • A Backdoor Tax on the Internet

    11/22/2014 8:05:31 AM PST · 7 of 18
    SengirV to Kaslin
    In short, they can offer -- and charge -- what they want. That’s good for consumers, because it means that in order to compete, they’re always trying to win and keep customers by offering better, faster service at lower rates.

    ugh, no. That is NOT good for consumers. I pay for service that includes a quoted speed up and a quoted sped down, but in fine print the telcos will tell you to pound sand if you do not get these speeds - but that is another issue all together.

    What consumers want, though the GOP won't tell them, is for the telcos to take you to the site or service you attempt to access through this telco connect! that you are paying for.

    But what the telcos want to do, is deny you what you want by atificially slowing down your speeds, or downright blocking the site - because it competes with their own service. The telcos want to read EVERY BIT/BYTE you access on the Internet, and punish you for accessing sites and services that compete with their own.

    the Internet was born, has grown up with, and exploded in usefulness ALL BASED UPON the free flow of data, and NOT discriminating upon what the end user wants.

    Net neutrality is about keeping this same open protocol in place so that big and small businesses alike can compete in cyberspace, What the telcos and the politicians who get the fattest telco payments are somehow try to convince you is that a small company attempting to compete with the major telcos SHOULD get squashed like a bug by the very same telcos. That competition against the telcos is and ever shall be verboten. How do you reconcile the notion that the telcos will limit your choices and block your free access to information and services?

    this is being played out by the telcos and the GOP as the government telling telcos the content they can have on their internet service, when in fact it is the opposite, it is telling the telcos that THEY CANNOT LIMIT CONSUMER CHOICE. It's pure scare tactics because the telcos do not want you to dig deeper into what is really at stake - and that is forbidding the telcos from screwing over their customers by limiting consumer choice.

    go ahead telco folks, tell me ANYWHERE I am incorrect. Sure, you'll make up lots of counter arguments, but NONE will refute what I have stated above. In this case, the "dumb voters" is being counted on by the GOP, because they will give you NOTHING but the most simple of arguments - "the government is bad". Look past that people, please!!! Become MORE educated about THIS issue.

  • Ted Cruz: Regulating the Internet Threatens Entrepreneurial Freedom

    11/13/2014 4:16:04 PM PST · 4 of 13
    SengirV to SoConPubbie

    The internet has worked as a shared interest/utility for over 30 years. The innovations it has produced, through shared knowledge, ideas and creativity is unmeasurable. Allowing the telcos to break the internet - “Pay us or you can’t play on OUR telconet” will do nothing but further stifle creativity.

    Allowing the telcos to break the internet is NOT good for consumers, and it will trample entrepreneurship as small companies are pushed out of the telconet.

    The only thing the telcos have brought to the world is ever more creative ways to screw over consumers.

    Don’t be led to the slaughter by the telcos. Open your eyes to what you will be giving up - open access to sites and services you can access now. With the telconet, they say who and what you can access.

    Just say no!!!

  • Minnesota Vikings Running Back Adrian Peterson Indicted on Child Abuse Charge (switched his child)

    09/12/2014 9:58:05 PM PDT · 204 of 306
    SengirV to xzins

    Even after looking at those pics, taken a week after the beating, you think it shouldn’t be criminal to beat your 4 year old bloody? Add in a switch to the scrotum as well?

    Sorry, I would literally have nothing to do with you IRL.


  • Apple's new Swift coding language hopes to lock down errors. (Die Objective-C!!!)

    06/02/2014 6:15:35 PM PDT · 5 of 48
    SengirV to varmintman

    Keep on enjoying your C# - no one is holding a gun to your head to switch.

    But you did feel compelled to try to rain on someone else’s parade. Why is that? Hmmmmmmmm

  • There’s No Guarantee of a ‘Wave’ Election: Much work remains until GOP can party like it’s 1994.

    05/26/2014 8:13:59 AM PDT · 30 of 48
    SengirV to SeekAndFind

    And what did the GOP do in ‘94? Used their contract with America like a piece of toilet paper. Thy became bigger spenders than the DNC.

    It’s all a lie. Always has been, always shall be. The LAST hope this country truly had was the GOP in ‘94, and they completely let this nation down.

  • Five US Internet Providers Are Slowing Down Access Until They Get More Cash

    05/07/2014 2:45:26 PM PDT · 27 of 30
    SengirV to Mariner

    Then fight that BEFORE giving the monopolies ever MORE power. You have this fight completely backwards.

  • Five US Internet Providers Are Slowing Down Access Until They Get More Cash

    05/06/2014 9:05:52 PM PDT · 12 of 30
    SengirV to Mariner

    I’ll make you a deal, I’ll stop talking about net neutrality, if you start pushing against the monopolies in the internet industry. Are monopolies in line with you capitalist ideals? Why complain about Net neutrality, but not about monopolies?

    Give people the choice, and some can pick to get shafted by these new consumer restrictions, and others can choose a telco that does things the way it’s always been done. Then let the market decide. Oh that’s right, we can’t, so we have the monopolies shafting customers by charging more and delivering less.

    Pro-capitalism my hairy arse.

  • Five US Internet Providers Are Slowing Down Access Until They Get More Cash

    05/06/2014 8:58:39 PM PDT · 11 of 30
    SengirV to Mastador1

    The internet is a standard. You comply or you don’t. Telcos get paid by their customers for the bandwidth. The customers use the telco to access content, and the telcos cry that they don’t make enough. THE CUSTOMERS ARE PAYING FOR THE BANDWIDTH. It’s nothing more than the telcos complaining that they need to get payed for the info coming and going, it’s a shift from what has been done to date. It’s a shift from how the internet has existed to date. It’s the telcos trying to squeeze every last penny out of the internet, nothing more.

  • *THE* Most Amazing Graphic You Will Ever See: The Media's Incestuous Relationship With Obama's Admin

    05/04/2014 8:44:40 AM PDT · 73 of 112
    SengirV to Lazamataz

    Would be 1000% better to focus on the personal relationships. There is no surprise that there are contributors with connections to a political party. Citing those takes away from the rest.

  • 'The Hobbit' Part 3..Richard Armitage Teases Ending of Film Being Different from Tolkien's Version?

    04/01/2014 4:55:12 PM PDT · 33 of 44
    SengirV to Ramius

    The whole point of the “scouring if the shire” is that it IS world as it exists in the forth age compared to the third age. The last of the elves are leaving middle earth, the last of the ancient good and evil that have been around since the first age - the world is VERY different now. The point is that man and man-kind are on their own. They have to do things for themselves. The scouring of the shire was the first crisis that the returning hobbits had to handle completely on their own.

    It sets the bridge between the magical world of old, and a world that will transition to one like our own. The events will fade away to legend, myth, and eventually become simply unbelievability.

    The movie was a complete rip off and a bastardized “Americanized” sickeningly sweet ending that ruins the movie, IMHO.

  • FBI Investigating Democrat Philadelphia Congressman

    10/11/2013 10:15:12 AM PDT · 19 of 23
    SengirV to ricmc2175

    Chaka Ugunda Vessasa

  • Wood Stove Ban Made Universal

    10/02/2013 5:41:23 AM PDT · 86 of 249
    SengirV to lowbridge

    This is an article from The Onion, right?

  • Hero of mall massacre revealed: Selfless Muslim civilian who saved life of US girl and her family

    09/27/2013 5:59:43 AM PDT · 37 of 50
    SengirV to righttackle44

    The main reason I don’t stop by as often anymore.


  • HDMI 2.0 officially announced: 18Gbps bandwidth, 60fps 4K, 32 channel audio

    09/04/2013 5:45:10 AM PDT · 5 of 12
    SengirV to Mad Dawgg

    Does it really matter as the telco’s limit usage more and more each passing day? Instead of telco’s beefing up their service, they force traffic threw very bottle-necked channels and falsely claim that they can’t handle the strain - and push prices up higher and higher.

    The ONLY way you are getting these 4K images on your new TVS is with a new CD/DVD/bluray type format. Otherwise, you are going to blow your monthly cable/fios quota on one movie, and you’ll be shunted down to dialup speed the rest of the month.

    Total rip off by the telcos.

  • Ky. theater won't show 'Butler' because of Fonda (More Theaters need to follow)

    08/22/2013 2:59:45 PM PDT · 22 of 49
    SengirV to Kaslin

    Being an opponent of the conflict is not something to be shunned. How you went about your opposition is what is important. Riding an anti-aircraft gun that was used to kill Americans, among other heinous acts, is what is at the heart of the issue.

  • Peavy to Boston, Iglesias to Detroit in three-team trade

    07/31/2013 4:46:57 AM PDT · 2 of 18
    SengirV to campaignPete R-CT

    And Philly stands pat. Bwahahahahahahaha

  • Far Left TX Activist Apologizes for Smearing Pro-Zimmerman Group With Hateful Racist Sign

    07/24/2013 10:08:33 AM PDT · 98 of 109
    SengirV to Mr. K

    If you look closely at the “apology”, she is not saying sorry to the people she maligned. She is sorry that her fellow Leftists got sooooo upset without realizing that she was one of them.

  • Unplugged, but not Uninformed. Pondering How to Stay informed when so much of Media is poisonous.

    07/17/2013 5:51:29 AM PDT · 32 of 36
    SengirV to markomalley

    I have done the same. No cable TV, and news stations on the radio is garbage wrapped in pushing an agenda. So I go to sites like This because they collect news stories from around the world. I also go to DU because they also post stories you do not see here. You are doing yourself a disservice by NOT seeking out information from both sides.

  • Famous JFK speech about the Truth.

    07/09/2013 11:09:15 AM PDT · 5 of 5
    SengirV to mc5cents

    You forgot the Err-ah before that.

    “Err-ah, I did not have sex with that woman”.

  • Pope Francis invites homeless to dine at Vatican

    07/09/2013 5:20:50 AM PDT · 4 of 18
    SengirV to markomalley

    Just what he church needs. If they make “head in the sand and bury abuse” JP2 a saint, I will be sickened.

  • Teen jailed for sarcastic remark beaten up in jail, now on suicide watch

    07/08/2013 9:36:41 AM PDT · 3 of 97
    SengirV to Nachum

    Way back in the day when I played WOW for a little while, I could have put half the people on my server in jail apparently.

    This is truly frightening.

  • W/2 Weeks’ Worth Of Trans Fat, Long John Silver’s ‘Big Catch’ Dubbed Worst Restaurant Meal

    07/08/2013 9:33:52 AM PDT · 62 of 64
    SengirV to Nifster

    lol. Having information with which to form a basis for comparison, as an informed consumer, is the cornerstone for capitalism. Why are you against capitalism?

    Unbelievable that you want uninformed consumers. You are literally insulting and fighting with someone over giving consumers MORE information. Do you stand outside and protest against learning at your local school?

    You are not worth my time. Is there an ignore list here at FR? I hope so.

  • W/2 Weeks’ Worth Of Trans Fat, Long John Silver’s ‘Big Catch’ Dubbed Worst Restaurant Meal

    07/08/2013 9:00:48 AM PDT · 58 of 64
    SengirV to Nifster
    Personal responsibility with the lack of information with which to base a personal choice is burying your head in the sand.


    I'll give you an example to see if you can somehow grasp what you are somehow incapable of grasping...

    When I was younger, I used to really love Maier's cream filled donuts - http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20110307162616AAK4OQG

    I knew they were bad, but I still ate them. I ran track and was in sports 365 days a year. So they didn't stick, and were just bad food that I enjoyed. They came in a package of 6(maybe 8) in a box, and I would usually eat 2 at a time, sometimes more. ZERO nutritional info on them at all.

    I knew they were bad, but they tasted sooooo good. But then low and behold, the nanny state forced companies to actually inform it's customers with nutritional info. Once I saw the contents of a serving size, I nearly threw up. One donut had as much saturated fat as THREE big macs.

    BOOM!! Never ate another one again in my life. As a more informed consumer, I choose different bad foods to have occasionally. The impact to my body when seeking out bad food was greatly decreased - BECAUSE I HAD INFORMATION TO MAKE AN INFORMED DECISION!!!!

    Again, you want to remain uninformed, and insult/ridicule those wanting to make an informed decision. Your position is mind-boggling, WHEN IT COMES TO CONSUMER CHOICE.

    I suppose you get angry when you see that country of origin when it comes to products as well. How dare we be giving information to choose a product made in America versus China. DAMN THEM FOR GIVING US THAT INFORMATION!!!! DAMN NANNY STATE!!!


  • W/2 Weeks’ Worth Of Trans Fat, Long John Silver’s ‘Big Catch’ Dubbed Worst Restaurant Meal

    07/06/2013 10:39:58 AM PDT · 55 of 64
    SengirV to Nifster

    I’m delusional for appreciating the fact that we have actual nutritional information on meals that we NEVER had before?

    Keep on burying your head and making poor choices that could have been greatly mitigated, had you had more information.

    The desire to be poorly informed on your part is mindboggling. This I shall not continue trying to understand your line of “reasoning”, when it comes to having more nutritional information concerning foods. Perhaps someone else can explain it to you better, I give up.

  • Did you see this? Joe Paterno July 4 cloud

    07/06/2013 6:31:25 AM PDT · 22 of 61
    SengirV to stormer

    Exactly!!! But the JoePa deniers would never get the point.

  • W/2 Weeks’ Worth Of Trans Fat, Long John Silver’s ‘Big Catch’ Dubbed Worst Restaurant Meal

    07/06/2013 6:23:07 AM PDT · 52 of 64
    SengirV to Nifster
    Oh my goodness. You need a bunch of do gooders to FORCE by law the number of calories and fat in a dish???? I feel sorry for you.

    without the do gooders, we wouldn't know the "nutritional" content of most of this stuff. THAT is what I like. Bloomberg? Not so much. You seem to want to take this in some other chest pounding direction. All I've ever stated is that I appreciate the pressure to get information out there. If you could clam down there hulk and retread what I actually posted, you would see this to be the case.

  • W/2 Weeks’ Worth Of Trans Fat, Long John Silver’s ‘Big Catch’ Dubbed Worst Restaurant Meal

    07/03/2013 12:40:24 PM PDT · 48 of 64
    SengirV to Nifster

    Again, you are missing the point about giving people choices. I LIKE the fact that I can pick the lesser of two evils when eating bad. I like being informed.

    You seem to despise learning the truth about the foods. Your choice is NOT to read the calories, content, label, etc...

    I learned nutrition as well when I was young. I know to limit bad foods as much as possible. But I also know that Given the info, I would choose a meal that is 100% of the daily allowance for fat/salt/etc... than one that is a weeks allotment of fat/salt/etc... Sometimes you don’t know it’s an order of magnitude worse.

  • W/2 Weeks’ Worth Of Trans Fat, Long John Silver’s ‘Big Catch’ Dubbed Worst Restaurant Meal

    07/03/2013 10:56:14 AM PDT · 45 of 64
    SengirV to Nifster

    I agree 100%.

    It’ just that I know I have amended my “bad for you” meal eating routine based on being better informed. When one delicious, but bad for you, meal is 1/10 the saturated/trans fat, sodium, chemicals, etc... of another just as delicious but bad for you meal, I now go for the former.

    I”m much better off for it, and I thank those who have had to force restaurants to start disclosing the information.

    It seems like you do not want the information for some reason. Where as, I’m appreciative.

    Enjoy your quadrupel quarter pounder with cheese and bacon you are going to be grilling up on the 4th. I know I will.