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    John McAfee. Just chiming in with a bit of levity.  Dylan Scott, TPM:

    The House Energy and Commerce Committee asked John McAfee, the tech security guru who went on the lam in Central America last year under suspicion of murder, to examine the troubled rollout of Obamacare's online insurance website, according to CNBC....

    The committee sought McAfee, who was deported to the United States last December after being detained in Guatemala, to "guide our oversight and review of" the website's launch, according to an email obtained by CNBC.

    McAfee was suspected last year of murdering his neighbor while living in Belize. He was never charged and vehemently denied the accusation.

    The consultation never occured, but that didn't stop McAfee from sharing his thoughts with noted right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones in an interview posted Tuesday on Jones's website.

    "My advice would be: Throw it away, and start over," McAfee said. "You cannot fix the system that's there. It is impossible, the way it is architected, any good programmer will tell you, it's just not going to work... It will never work the way that it is."

    OK, then!  Duel of "experts" goes off the deep end!

    I can't help it. I love the state of Texas. It's a harmless perversion. - Molly Ivins

    by rsmpdx on Tue Oct 22, 2013 at 05:17:01 PM PDT

    •  McAfee (1+ / 0-)
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      famous for designing the worst piece of bloatware ever to grace the PC. Who as far as i am aware knows absolutely nothing about web design, databases,  the web languages, server architecture.. but hey he is a famous computer guy people have heard of

      A man is born as many men but dies as a single one.--Martin Heidegger

      by cdreid on Wed Oct 23, 2013 at 05:30:05 AM PDT

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