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Fleshing out the anti-politics policy

Having conferred with Brad via PM, I want to clarify this board's policy with respect to political discussions.

If a political issue affects Apple as a company more than it would most companies, it's fair game for discussion here. A hypothetical example would be if Congress were debating a bill that would make it illegal for anyone to download any media file to more than one device. Clearly, Apple would be affected a lot more by the outcome of such a debate than would, say, IBM, Dell, HP, etc.

If a political issue affects the macro economy in some way, but doesn't affect Apple any more than it would any other company, it is not a topic for discussion here.
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176269I figured it would be in stores the same day as home delivery, that's why iBill from Wisconsin-an hour ago
176268TA: Decisive breakout…above downtrend from Sept high and also above upper boundHenry J Costanzo5yesterday
176267I did the preorder of an Ipad air2. Ordered it last week, got it in 5 days. Justengineer3yesterday
176266got that same problem on the phone app on Iphone. Missed calls and notices come engineer-yesterday
176265My caveat, with one of the employees, when she asked about Galaxy I replied, &qupyslent-yesterday
176264Yes to sandwiches, but not sure on the singing part:). I should have looked at wKurthend-yesterday
176263Thanks for that link. I'll see about getting a used copy. (Edit. Actually,i-node-yesterday
176262Kurt, Pandera? Is that the restaurant that makes singing sandwiches?aaplAnnie1yesterday
176261I will have to call the CEO of Home Depot this evening to straighten everything Kurthend-yesterday
176260Doren, I'm sure there were people who were skeptical about the wheel, totalaaplAnnie-yesterday
176259True but the interesting point was like me they are skeptical about security. UnDoren-yesterday
176258> As an independent developer it is a huge problem for me. I can make code woDoren-yesterday
176257Doren Interesting there are skeptics about Apple Pay on the tank thread. What oaaplAnnie1yesterday
176256I have heard Home Depot doesn't have their NFC turned on, even though the tepyslent-yesterday
176255I was disappointed as well when I learned my last 17 inch Macbook Pro would be tclean86-yesterday
176254I was duly impressed and I hope this is the standard experience over time. I havKurthend-yesterday
176253TIRED: Apple iMac With Retina 5K Display http://www.wired.com/2014/10/apple-imDoren-yesterday
176252Interesting there are skeptics about Apple Pay on the tank thread. They just dDoren-yesterday
176251I tried Apple Pay today at Subway and CVS. It was unbelievably quick and painlesKurthend7yesterday
176250That one's just been sitting out in the ether waiting for a wise fellow to gSiouxPal-yesterday
176249 I think it is going to be the Mac, personally. Not as a new "product"yofal-yesterday
176248>> That's one reason why designers should design interfaces not engini-node-yesterday
176247That's one reason why designers should design interfaces not engineers. GoodDoren-yesterday
176246Someone should design a wrist band that looks like a military tank's caterpiKevin Podsiadlik6yesterday
176245> 17 inch or larger notebook Yes. Total blunder to eliminate that category. Doren-yesterday
176244Agreed with your statements. If the ave phone sells for $600 then $5 is about .8Kurthend-yesterday
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