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  • May 19, 2022 @ 03:51am

    BAN USE OF LUGGAGE ON BUSSES!

    Is there a lot of child trafficking done by high school students who traffic kids during school events and keep them in the luggage? This is outrageous, this has to stop! We have to ban schools trips and use of luggage on busses! Think of the children FFS!

  • May 18, 2022 @ 06:30am

    "Abortion is murder" People who make this claim usually do so with this same absolute certainty. Clearly, this person believes 'life begins at conception", but how can he know this? It is a question that simply can NOT be answered correctly, at least not objectively. Historically, this hasn't been an issue to most, it surely isn't how the law sees it, the census doesn't count fetuses, they can't be murdered, except recent laws enacted by anti-abortion legislatures. So how can so many be so certain of their answer to this unanswerable question? It's only their religious belief that could supply the authority that could define life in whatever way they decide he so defines it. There is no other source of an authority that might make this definition the 'true' answer. This should be a 1st Amendment, freedom or religion issue. It's the same with the hostility to anything giving rights or acceptance of LBGQT, almost all objections are religious, but not just that they see these things as against god's will, more fundamentally, they see it as admitting their god made 'mistakes', and they absolutely can't have that without utterly undermining their belief.

  • May 18, 2022 @ 03:41am

    He said that dogs know their place, seemingly in contrast to his pussies, which presumably don't. There are implications there.

  • May 14, 2022 @ 03:27am

    There really isn't anything that needs to be said about this, it's all so obvious, so blatant. I will say that when the guillotines are finally put to use, I hope the telecom execs and the FTC heads [haha] all have a places in line near the front. Get your tickets early, they're going to be in high demand

  • May 13, 2022 @ 05:07am

    Milwaukee has a great cordless grinder that would work great with a wire wheel brush. This is actually a known method for such things.

  • Apr 30, 2022 @ 10:00am

    I feel sorry for all those record producers, who's ever going to sleep with them in this new era?

  • Apr 30, 2022 @ 09:50am

    " Why would Stone get angry at Stone and discontinue Stone products because Stone was being compelled to do precisely what Stone’s own counsel asked the Court to let it do? " Kinda sounds like the whole thing about atoning for folks being exactly the way you made them by killing yourself which somehow keeps you from being so PO'ed they were what you made them to be.

  • Apr 20, 2022 @ 06:26am

    If you can successfully dowse as you claim, why haven't you picked up an easy million bucks from The Amazing Randi's challenge? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One_Million_Dollar_Paranormal_Challenge You'd have to be an idiot and a fool to not have done so. It's not active now but was until 2015. But, you can still make a tone of money at many various other challenges to demonstrate paranormal activity: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_prizes_for_evidence_of_the_paranormal Why let so many folks laugh at you when it would be really really easy to prove them all wrong [and rake in a lot of cash!]? And don't be the typical craven weasel by trying to denounce the tests due to their stringent requirements, it's science, right? Science always works hard to eliminate the possibility of spurious results. Denouncing that is to denounce the fundamentals of science. As long as you and your ilk don't do this, you're deservedly laughing stock. Tee effing hee.

  • Apr 16, 2022 @ 04:46am

    "It created the danger and then exploited it." From wiki: "Kraska estimated 60,000–70,000 no-knock or quick-knock raids were conducted by local police annually, the majority of which were looking for marijuana." A broader perspective would say the war on drugs created the situation that has been exploited by law enforcement for decades now. It's utterly sickening that folks die for marifuckingjuana possession laws, soon to be eliminated. "impossible for Locke to rouse himself from his sleep" Even when the cops announce before breaking in, it's almost impossible that anyone sleeping would hear that, they'd wake to a home invasion and have every right to shoot anyone breaking in, at least in any stand your ground state, but I don't know enough about other states. I'm betting the cops wouldn't care about that nor the NRA gun nut types would support anyone who shot a cop, at least not openly. "to prevent “imminent destruction or removal of evidence” (except narcotics)" If that's part of the new law, it's a real positive step forward. No-knock warrants are ridiculously dangerous to ALL involved for fucking drug possession cases, NO ONE should die for such BS. 5 decades of this insanity, are we possibly nearing the end of it? Thinking about the defense dept after the cold war, the expected peace dividend in its budget turned into increases as we ramped up the war of terror, er, excuse me, the war on terror. What new bogeyman will they fabricate for the DEA if we got sane on drugs?

  • Apr 13, 2022 @ 07:16am

    fines that are a tiny fraction of the money made from the abuse

    "fines that are a tiny fraction of the money made from the abuse" While this is the norm in most regulatory regimes, it becomes an easy business decision to violate the regs. Fines need to start at 100% of profits earned by the violation.

  • Apr 02, 2022 @ 05:31am

    The bigger problem is we keep re-electing even after we know they're abusive assholes.

  • Mar 23, 2022 @ 04:49am

    Eric beat me to it, what do you need drug dogs for if officers have better noses? Could such a claim even be allowed in a prosecution? It doesn't pass a laugh test. I can see it in court where the defense would have to hire an expert, so cops counting on non-well off defendants? It's beyond ludicrous.

  • Mar 03, 2022 @ 08:28am

    RT may be full of misinformation about Russian behavior but they're often far closer to the truth about US behavior than our mainstream media.

  • Feb 19, 2022 @ 03:56am

    This is really and truly horrific. How man thousands of innocent folks have been convicted by bogus evidence? This is an incredibly wide ranging conspiracy to commit heinous crimes. It's hardly a stretch to accuse them of kidnapping and murder. They should use the typical drug-war crazed conspiracy tactics to go after all of these criminals masquerading as officers of the law and US Prosecutors etc. That would be an incredibly entertaining spectacle.

  • Feb 12, 2022 @ 07:33am

    Re: Re: A number that should be 'zero' but seems to be much high

    Uh, we really shouldn't forget the massive chaos and mayhem, and slaughter and disruption and and and in other countries resulting from that war, it's hardly restricted to the US. Another cost often missed is the ridiculous restrictions and roadblocks put up for legitimate access to a lot of meds, like triplicate prescriptions and doctors often being too afraid to prescribe pain meds, not to mention how marijuana still is unavailable for most folks who could benefit. MILLIONs have suffered, often horribly and for a long time, due to this insanity.

  • Feb 12, 2022 @ 06:16am

    Re: Depends...

    But with Depends you don't ever need to be on the can.

  • Feb 12, 2022 @ 06:37am

    E-books totally suck at all kids of usages, you can't hide stuff in them like money, no cutouts for booze or weapons etc, they're not heavy enough to help flatten or hold something down, or beat someone to death, you can't stack them to use as a stool, they can't be used for stool residue removal, you can't really have a huge array of them to make people think you're smart, they're a lot less likely to stop a bullet, or cut you painfully so you can laugh how ridiculous it is that you're about to die from blood loss because of a fucking piece of paper, there's a lot more, but more bookishly, like analog clocks, there is something more, not sure the term, organic or intuitively useful, about seeing how far you've read with a physical book than a % or bar graph. Thumbing through a book isn't doable, and especially catalogs just ain't the same, there's nothing like paging through a catalog to see what fancies the mind at some point. BUT, having both is best for lots of reasons, for me 'search' stands way out

  • Feb 12, 2022 @ 06:01am

    I think Hans Christian Andersen's heirs should be able to sue Erikson's heirs for a cut, then Edvard Munch's heirs could start screaming about how he's the 'Edvard' that's a famous artist and Erikson's heirs owe them everything they've earned off their ancestor's name.

  • Feb 10, 2022 @ 04:46am

    "changed the report to reflect that Cantrell was the victim."

    It's a little disturbing to see this stated so casually. It reminds me of the numerous incidents I've read about some subject, usually black, who is getting beaten up by the cops and gets charged with assaulting a police officer because, while getting smacked around, some part of his body hits one of the officers. Or there was a guy got charged with destruction of city property because he bled on the shirt of one of the officers beating him up.

  • Feb 09, 2022 @ 05:07pm

    Re: Re:

    Thanks for info. Nice that the worst-case didn't turn out to be operating.

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