From: Mr.T on

"RichA" <rander3127(a)gmail.com> wrote in message
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> Takes a special kind of people to let their governments decide how to
> spend 60% of their income for them.

Yep, those with some sort of social conscience, and maybe just ones without
guns :-)

MrT.


From: Mr.T on

"ASAAR" <caught(a)22.com> wrote in message
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> > Why I wonder. You lose a lot less than that by simply cropping later in
> > Photoshop. That would be my preferred option in any case.
>
> Two reasons come to mind. First, more camera-cropped images can
> fit on the card,

With the cost of cards these days, not something I'd worry too much about.

>and second, it allows Nikon to advertise a
> 'feature'. Namely, that you can still use your old, DX lenses with
> the FX body.

Which has to do with rear element projection etc. NOT how the image is
stored.
(But of course the morons might complain of severe vignetting :-)

MrT.


From: Ray Fischer on
Alotta Fagina <alotta(a)fagina.com> wrote:
> "Mr.T"

>>> Takes a special kind of people to let their governments decide how to
>>> spend 60% of their income for them.
>>
>> Yep, those with some sort of social conscience
>
>Theft never involves conscience.

Are you a thief because you demand payment from your employer?

--
Ray Fischer
rfischer(a)sonic.net

From: Ray Fischer on
Alotta Fagina <alotta(a)fagina.com> wrote:
>rfischer(a)sonic.net (Ray Fischer) done wrote:
>> Alotta Fagina <alotta(a)fagina.com> wrote:
>>> "Mr.T"
>>
>>>>> Takes a special kind of people to let their governments decide how to
>>>>> spend 60% of their income for them.
>>>>
>>>> Yep, those with some sort of social conscience
>>>
>>>Theft never involves conscience.
>>
>> Are you a thief because you demand payment from your employer?
>
>Employment is a VOLUNTARY contract between parties.

Likewise paying taxes. If you don't want to pay taxes then you are
free to leave the country. You do not get to enjoy the benefits of
living in the USA without paying the expenses.

--
Ray Fischer
rfischer(a)sonic.net

From: Bob on
In article <Xns9AD19174359D7AlottaFagina(a)news.albasani.net>,
alotta(a)fagina.com says...

> Nothing in the Bill of Rights requires me to pay ONE percent of my income
> to Jorge Dumbya Shrub and Nazi Pelosi, let alone 35% or more.

of course this does not surprise us,
because, as we all well know, the bill of rights
does not require the people to do anything.

it only enumerates some of their rights.

of course you did know that,
or you jumped in over your head,
or you were just trolling...

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