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Old 02-10-2012, 01:10 AM   #16
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He experimented with drugs in his youth and may have used drugs while at Apple.

So he wasn't all bad then.
A Berkley student in 1974 who experimented with drugs? Surely you jest!
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Old 02-10-2012, 01:45 AM   #17
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Nothing we didn't already know, but this part I find funny:

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It was xxxx opinion that honesty and integrity are not required qualities to hold such a position [ed: a high level political position]
Wait, what?
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Old 02-10-2012, 05:19 AM   #18
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Nothing we didn't already know, but this part I find funny:



Wait, what?
I thought this was common knowledge.
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Old 02-10-2012, 05:35 AM   #19
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"It was xxxx opinion that honesty and integrity are not required qualities to hold such a position [ed: a high level political position] "

Natuarally, that does not apply to the UK Houses of Parliament, the US senate or Congress, etc....
'cos these are all full of people who have dedicated their lives to bettering their fellow men, regardless of colour, creed, or nationality..........

And this all originated as coming from an organisation whose initials, within some sections of the law-keeping services, I am reliably informed, stand for Fart, Barf and Itch........ ?

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Old 02-10-2012, 08:19 AM   #20
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Nothing we didn't already know, but this part I find funny:



Wait, what?
I thought that that was the one truly universal rule of politics.
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Old 02-10-2012, 08:31 AM   #21
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Anyone familiar with the Apple business model would find this self-evident, no need to read any articles for confirmation...
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Old 02-10-2012, 08:42 AM   #22
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In the end ... Who Cares!

What buisness is it of ours ?

Steve Jobs was great at what he did for a living ... His personal life is none of my buisness,

And I guess he'd have had very little interest in my personal life either ...

The mans dead ... What does any of it matter ?
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Old 02-10-2012, 09:44 AM   #23
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It may confirm that some people didn't like him, but that is about it.
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Old 02-10-2012, 01:28 PM   #24
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Either way this is not good for the image of the USA.
Either one of the greatest icons in America, namely Jobs was a "bastard"
or the FBI is a biased and potentially hurtful American organization.
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Old 02-10-2012, 01:32 PM   #25
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Either way this is not good for the image of the USA.
Either one of the greatest icons in America, namely Jobs was a "bastard"
or the FBI is a biased and potentially hurtful American organization.
There are many other options. He might not be a bastard at all, but some people didn't like him. There aren't too many powerful people that are beloved by everyone. The FBI isn't making any claims, this is just some people said about him.
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Old 02-10-2012, 01:39 PM   #26
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Anyone familiar with the Apple business model would find this self-evident, no need to read any articles for confirmation...
Agreed. It is no surprise or a big secret that he wasn't very nice.
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Old 02-10-2012, 01:46 PM   #27
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He experimented with drugs in his youth and may have used drugs while at Apple.

So he wasn't all bad then.
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Either way this is not good for the image of the USA.
Either one of the greatest icons in America, namely Jobs was a "bastard"
or the FBI is a biased and potentially hurtful American organization.
The image of the USA does not hinge on whether SJ took drugs in college, being a great icon and a bastard are not mutually exclusive and I do hope that the FBI feels a little biased toward Americans.
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Old 02-10-2012, 02:01 PM   #28
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From the report it seems that those that knew that he did drugs were also those that had negative things to say about him.
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Old 02-10-2012, 02:10 PM   #29
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These are not quite new. They're known for a while.
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I attended a computer 'fair' in the early 80's
Steve Jobs was there,Steve Wozniak and Bill Gates.

They were none of them real bigshots to most of the worldat that time (personal computers still pretty rare) and all seemed both enthusiastic and down to earth at the same time.
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