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Welcome to the Apple Inc. board on SI. This thread is moderated. If you wish to participate here, please read at least the first two sections below.

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Due to SI policy, political comments are off limits here, unless there is an issue that specifically affects Apple. See below for a bit more about this if you care.

It's all about having a civil discussion. And hey, let's be careful out there.

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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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182638Bill, YABO......and I plan on doing just that, not just in AAPL but I'll be aaplAnnie-yesterday
182637Nasdaq futures opened down 84 points off the bat 90 minutes later it's creeBill from Wisconsin-yesterday
182636I agree for sure theguardian.comSiouxPal-yesterday
182635I would be careful in a down market We are 2 weeks until earnings which would sBill from Wisconsin-yesterday
182634[graphic]Doren-yesterday
182633TA update..Nothing to celebrate here today..LOL Just broke a small uptrend lineHenry J Costanzo4Saturday
182632 ...Many of the mistakes are pretty boneheaded. Its a pretty long article and I Jeff Hayden1Saturday
182631Mom and Dad circa 1945. Dad was on a submarine the Sea Dog in San Diego. Mom (5&Doren6last Friday
182630Don't drive drunk, wet down your roof and plants, and stay out of the smoke!Doren3last Friday
182629[graphic]Henry J Costanzo13last Friday
182628Music streaming reaches a record high in 2015 bbc.co.uk Music streaming has reDoren-last Friday
182627Thanks. Is there an ETA on that award?Doren-last Friday
182626Well okay then You can keep the curmudgeon plaque ;)rnsmth2last Friday
182625Yeah, some of the early remasters on CD weren't up to par... and there is a Doren-last Friday
182624I just read it. Positive reports are mostly like reports of executives selling tDoren1last Friday
182623 New iPhone enters production, say Taiwan makers Monica Chen, Taipei; Steve ShenMoonray-last Friday
182622OT :-) That one stung and it seems plenty of the people agreed Siri wasn't Stock Puppy-last Friday
182621Doren -- I still buy some CDs, but when I listen to my old vinyls, I still like Art Bechhoefer-last Thursday
182620Old TV showrnsmth-last Thursday
182619Did you read the article I posted by Jim Dalrymple You seem to be ready to leaprnsmth1last Thursday
182618Art you are not the average music consumer of music "product." Still Doren-last Thursday
182617Please explain the reference to me as Willis.Doren-last Thursday
182616I'm no sure how I could have been more clear. Yesterday bentway posted a linDoren-last Thursday
182615I use Apple products everyday I am not having a usability nightmare What you trnsmth-last Thursday
182614Sorry slacker but you seem to have completely missed my point. > Most peopleDoren-last Thursday
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