Does make you wonder, if you were pub-crawling around old town Portland and refused to allow your ID to be scanned by these devices (its against Oregon state law, you know), would the bar owner call the cops on you? Or just refuse you entry to their bar?
"An agency, one tasked with The Most Important Job (national security), can't even be bothered to entrust modernization of a computer system dating back to the 1980s to more than two people. " Wow. If you are throwing that much public money at an IT project, why not budget for some new systems which are more current/supportable than hardware of 1980's vintage??? Really? And maybe put some more staff on the project too, ya think!?!?
And what exactly does beer have to do with football? Other than drinking it while watching the game, of course. Where is the brand confusion? One is a sport and the other is a beverage. Have to admit, "Cease and Desist IPA" is catchy!
Feinstein is really losing credibility here. Where is the data to back this statement up? Its the old numbers game. Domestic terrorism is down overall.
"Just eight private U.S. citizens died in attacks outside the United States in 2012, all in Afghanistan, according to the State Department. In the United States, seven people died in 11 terrorist attacks last year, six of them in a shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin." "Although terrorism touched 85 countries last year, just three - Pakistan, Iraq and Afghanistan - suffered more than half of 2012ís attacks (55%) and fatalities (62%)."
So "violent" games with guns are worse than the content that Hollywood puts out? "Grand Theft Auto" is worse than "Death Race"? Whatever. Sounds like a double standard to me.
Ugh... Feinstein needs to be put out to pasture. She is an embarrassment to California voters and has overstayed her welcome.
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