Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 1st Nov 2010 23:36 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
Google That is without a single shred of doubt the most awesome headline I ever got to put on OSNews. This headline is so awesome I don't even need to write anything else, because it would just detract from the awesomeness. Cue Johnny Guitar, with a lone wanderer riding his horse towards a Mojave sunset, after just having... Wait, where were we? Right. Yes, Google has sued the US Department of the Interior because its Request for Quotation regarding a messaging solution demanded the use of Microsoft software.
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MS Washington DC
by a1w2c3 on Tue 2nd Nov 2010 00:38 UTC
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Member since:
2010-11-02

One has to remember that Microsoft has very deep pockets and an army of lobbysts in washington to hypnotize mindless politicians into bending to its will.

Let's all give Google our support against the evil empire and its minions.

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RE: MS Washington DC
by Shannara on Tue 2nd Nov 2010 01:49 in reply to "MS Washington DC"
Shannara Member since:
2005-07-06

So ... lets support one evil empire over another evil empire .... mmm yeah ... no.

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RE[2]: MS Washington DC
by Quake on Tue 2nd Nov 2010 02:17 in reply to "RE: MS Washington DC"
Quake Member since:
2005-10-14

So ... lets support one evil empire over another evil empire .... mmm yeah ... no.

You forgot this important saying: The enemy of my enemy is my friend.

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RE: MS Washington DC
by AaronD on Tue 2nd Nov 2010 05:24 in reply to "MS Washington DC"
AaronD Member since:
2009-08-19

One has to remember that Microsoft has very deep pockets and an army of lobbysts in washington to hypnotize mindless politicians into bending to its will.

So does Google.

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RE: MS Washington DC
by JAlexoid on Tue 2nd Nov 2010 20:54 in reply to "MS Washington DC"
JAlexoid Member since:
2009-05-19

One has to remember that Microsoft has very deep pockets and an army of lobbysts in washington to hypnotize mindless politicians into bending to its will.

Let's all give Google our support against the evil empire and its minions.


Frankly, this doesn't look like an issue with lobbyists.
"Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity."

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RE: MS Washington DC
by tomcat on Thu 4th Nov 2010 20:56 in reply to "MS Washington DC"
tomcat Member since:
2006-01-06

One has to remember that Microsoft has very deep pockets and an army of lobbysts in washington to hypnotize mindless politicians into bending to its will. Let's all give Google our support against the evil empire and its minions.


Oh, right. Because, after all, Google is just a non-profit running on a shoestring budget, and doesn't have millions of users. Oh, wait...

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