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New 'Google' For the Dark Web Makes Buying Dope and Guns Easy

Noishkel Re:Guns are not contraband (144 comments)

Well some of the ones listed in the link are. Or near enough to make no never mind. Pity thought because I'd be aallll over that Skorpion...


In Mississippi, Gov't Text Messages Are Officially Public Records

Noishkel Re:Awesome win for the Democrats... (33 comments)

Well better a bunch of GOP racist texting a-holes than left wing senators who smuggle in rocket launchers and heavy machine guns.

I'd just as soon have neither, but if I gotta chose the worse of the two...

3 days ago

In Mississippi, Gov't Text Messages Are Officially Public Records

Noishkel Re:Awesome win for the Democrats... (33 comments)

Heh! Yeah, I remember that... Always wondered why he chose to mail order from Canada. Are Canadian dildos the best dildos?

3 days ago

Retired SCOTUS Justice Wants To 'Fix' the Second Amendment

Noishkel There's actually a legal president AGAINST this. (1583 comments)

Going all the way back to the time of the revolution (or a bit after it) a legal president that actually crated two kinds of militia. A select militia and a general militia. In modern times the concept of the select militia has been taken to be the National Guard. Which actually isn't a militia at all as it's directly tied into the US Military. The other end of this spectrum is the concept of the general militia which is actually every able bodies man in the nation. The reasons for this being that in the past there were conflicts between the states and the federal government as a whole as to who was allowed to keep a militia. This precedent still hjolds true today. This is how those 'Michigan Militia' types don't routinely get stamped out by the ATF or DHS.

All I have said here really is a moot point given that what this ass-clown is pushing is a blatant call to revoke the right of the people to own personal weapons by harping on the concept of the militia and playing with the means of works. I won't bother trying to explan why this is completely wrong and instead will direct everyone to check out the episode of Penn and Teller's 'Bullshit' on gun control. They lay it out better and funnies than I could.

3 days ago

UN: Renewables, Nuclear Must Triple To Save Climate

Noishkel Yeah I'm still not really buying this stuff. (432 comments)

Doesn't seem like the best idea to try and make policy based off a questionable study. After all all it said that the rise in temperature data had nothing do to with simple clime fluctuation. It didn't really address anything else.

about a week ago

UN: Renewables, Nuclear Must Triple To Save Climate

Noishkel Re:Nuclear is obvious, an energy surplus is desire (432 comments)

It think it would also help if we'd step away from the 'old fashion' reactors in favor of breeder reactors. Or the thorium based technology. When the kinks get worked out of that tech.

about a week ago

UN: Renewables, Nuclear Must Triple To Save Climate

Noishkel Re:Nuclear? (432 comments)

Found the vegan!

about a week ago

Stephen Colbert To Be Letterman's Successor

Noishkel Re:Good (193 comments)

I thought that entire thing was kind of overblown. But I do kind of wonder what would have happened what would have happened if someone had flipped the switch with a conservative comedian making this kind of statement. I honestly think there there would still be people bitching about it.

Of course... about the only conservative comedian I can think of off the top of my head is Larry the Cable guy. Don't think he has the wit to pull something like that off.

about two weeks ago

Can the ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers Be Believed?

Noishkel To be honest, no. (722 comments)

I say this due to the fact of just how untrustworthy the Federal Government be come. And that's in all ways, not just with this new tax.

As a side note I'd really like to see real information on how many people have actually BOUGHT this new mandatory insurance. Last time I looked into it they were still keeping that under their proverbial hat. Wouldn't be surprised it was half... or even less.

about two weeks ago

Anti-Game-Violence Legislator Arrested, Faces Gun Trafficking Charges

Noishkel Well actually he's pretty solidly anti-gun too. (234 comments)

There for a while he was pushing for a ban on a bit of a work around that 'gun-nuts' in California came up with to get around it's ban on so called 'Assault Weapons' A weird little device called a bullet button that makes it so that the magazine in a firearm can't be easier removed. Pretty clever work around for a completely asinine law.

about three weeks ago

Titanium-Headed Golf Clubs Create Brush Fire Hazard In California

Noishkel Today a new study has been released... (169 comments)

... by the socialist center for hating rich white business men has reveled that golf clubs start forest fires!!1

I'm honestly wondering who the hell signed off on this article? Some intern straight out of J school? Even crappy public golf courses are not going to just have rocks laying around to hit. Let alone one of those meticulously groomed courses that the kind of person with titanium golf clubs are going to visit.

To actually suggest that there is a real chance of this is completely ludicrous. Statistically speaking you're probably going to see more fires started by falling meteorites than some golfer.

about a month ago

UK Government Proposes Rules To Allow 'Three-Parent Embryos'

Noishkel Re:How DARE you propose NOT to allow this? (146 comments)

Well the only thing I'd personally worry about is if these changes result in stable and healthy genetics. I'm not really up on the latest in genetic research but I didn't know that we were at the point where science could move in to selectively excise 'bad' genes and insert health DNA. The last time I even looked into genetic engineering involved the science of GMO crops. And at that time there we just hammering random DNA into cells until they could get a cell that didn't automatically die.

Maybe it works since you're not trying to insert completely random DNA into the mix. But until we see some solid results with a high precentage of success I'll remain skeptical and be against it. But here's hoping it does work. I'm actually pretty interested in a lot of trans humanist concepts. (as long as they're all voluntary, that is.) So I say keep on working on it. But hold off on trying to push it out until we have some good results in the lab.

about 2 months ago

Why Robot Trucks Could Be Headed To Afghanistan (And Everywhere Else)

Noishkel As an ex-trucker let be first to say... (135 comments)

... They took mah JOB!!!

They took his job!


Joking aside there's no real way for such a technology to be rolled out on a national scale anyway. There's been people trying to get rid of the OTR/Long Haul trucking for a long time. Generally in favor of trains haulage. But the national transportation infrastructure is so dependent on trucks that that such a task would be a generational effort. That's assuming that they can actually get it to reliably work. Now moving in and out of urban centers... that might be doable. But I'm skeptical.

about 2 months ago

Build an Open-Source Electric Car In About One Hour

Noishkel As cool as it is I fear that this'll be another... (188 comments)

..project that'll go nowhere due to government intervention. Not that they'll directly ban this, but they'll probably never certify this for road use. Such a thing would be useful for running around a small community. But even then... as soon as it touches the main highroad way it'll come under jurisdiction of the state.

about 2 months ago

HP To Charge For Service Packs and Firmware For Out-of-Warranty Customers

Noishkel Well if HP didn't already have a terrible rep... (385 comments)

... they sure as hell will now.

I'm not an IT person, but weren't there a few companies that tried this crap wwaayy back when? I seem to remember them all failing miserably.

about 2 months ago

ChipSiP Smart Glass Specs Better Than Google Glass?

Noishkel Cool. Here's hopeing Google doesn't... (129 comments)

... send in an entire armada of lawyers to try and stamp this out before it can even happen.

I'm far more interested in what other companies will do with the idea than what Google will do with it. Especially if these 'knock offs' don't come with Google+ mandatory installed.

about 3 months ago

Regulations Could Delay or Prevent Space Tourism

Noishkel Re:Bullet meet foot (186 comments)

Sounds like a plan to me. Who's up for building the Sea Land International Space Port?

about 3 months ago

Court Victory Gives Blogger Same Speech Protections As Traditional Press

Noishkel Re: Somewhere Sen. Feinstein throws her laptop. (137 comments)

She's a fascist. And what does say about her voters. Bunch of fucking sheep they are!

Well... I loath to throw the 'F' word around excessively. But given her voting record it honestly is a good fit. Very hawkish, very pro federal power, very anti liberty.

I... also hate to go so far as to call her supports sheep. But I just don't have a nicer way to put it. Perhaps it's the divisiveness of politics here in the US. A lot of people get it in their mind that if it's 'Right' it ain't right! And no one in her own party wants to challenge her for the position.

about 3 months ago

Court Victory Gives Blogger Same Speech Protections As Traditional Press

Noishkel Re:Somewhere Sen. Feinstein throws her laptop. (137 comments)

I like your wording better than the headline. She did indeed have that right all the time and the court forced the rest of the government to recognize that fact.

Well I made that quip because Feinstein purposed an amendment a while back that would strip certain journalistic protections under the first amendment UNLESS you worked for an established news organization. Which would give the federal government an avenue to attack anyone they didn't like the message of.

about 3 months ago


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