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David Lowery On the Ethics of Music Piracy

hldn Re:Once again, somebody misses the point (713 comments)

Anybody making arguments for the ethics of vigilantes or the benefits of human rights is yelling at the clouds. It doesn't matter if murder is unethical. It doesn't matter if it harms families. It doesn't matter if it hurts the economy. The benefits of guns are much more important.

finally, someone posts something on this shitty site that i can agree with.

more than 2 years ago

Google Bars Site That Converts YouTube Songs Into MP3s

hldn Re:It's not blocked (177 comments)

it's blocked from converting new videos. they still have cached mp3s of all the videos they've previously converted.

more than 2 years ago

What Should We Do About Wikipedia's Porn Problem?

hldn links (544 comments)

everyone is asking for links, and since i know reading the article isn't in the plans....

needless to say NSFW.

etc etc

more than 2 years ago

Leave Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson Alone!

hldn Re:It's the hypocricy (319 comments)

to become a regular "M.D." requires a lot more than telling someone in H.R. that you have a degree.

more than 2 years ago

Skyrim Is Getting Kinect Support, Dragon Shouts Included

hldn Re:Why not PC? (95 comments)

it's called thuumic, it has some similar features for PC.

more than 2 years ago

Santorum Suspends Presidential Campaign

hldn Re:Color me surprised. Or not. (577 comments)

My mother is a Neo-conservative Christian party-line voter, and even she is considering voting for Obama again

looks like your mom is a double idiot.

more than 2 years ago

How James Cameron Pumped Volume Into Titanic

hldn Re:Wonderful, but... (289 comments)

So other than being able to charge more money on top of the ridiculously high ticket prices we already have, what is the real benefit?

do you really think they need any other motivation?

more than 2 years ago

Arizona Attempts To Make Trolling Illegal

hldn Re:Freedom of Press - As Long As We Approve (474 comments)

there is no interpretation of the constitution where this is allowed. it WILL be struck down in the courts, 100%.

more than 2 years ago

Microsoft Patent Monetizes Your TV Remote

hldn Re:Black Mirror (234 comments)

yep, this is the first thing i thought of.


more than 2 years ago

Stolen iPad's Reported Location Not Enough To Warrant Search, Say Dutch Police

hldn Re:Plan B. (619 comments)

I'm pretty sure there isn't that disaffected youth "gang culture" that glorifies basically rejecting honest work, education, and trying to better oneself that seems to be pervasive with the poor within the US's densely populated cities.

this is a much bigger contributor to increased crime than poverty itself.

more than 2 years ago

Cook County Judge Says Law Banning Recording Police Is Unconstitutional

hldn Re:You can't have it both ways (152 comments)

hate to break it to you, but the cops that don't want the public recording them would be just fine not having dash cams in their own cars too.

more than 2 years ago

Rearview Car Cameras Likely Mandated By 2014

hldn Re:What. (652 comments)

i blame no one but those at fault. of course parents are going to sometimes make mistakes, and some of those mistakes will be fatal, but you can't legislate away mistakes. mandating americans to spend billions of dollars to save a couple hundred people a year that die avoidable deaths is idiotic.

more than 2 years ago

Rearview Car Cameras Likely Mandated By 2014

hldn Re:What. (652 comments)

what idiot lets their toddler out in the driveway alone to wave goodbye to someone?

if the kid is too young to not know that standing behind a backing up car is dangerous, he's too young to be out running around by himself and it's 100% the fault of whoever is supposed to be watching them.

more than 2 years ago

RIM Trying To Woo Customers With Porn, Gambling Apps?

hldn Re:I dunno, are they? (157 comments)

and except for me because i ride a bike, my transit costs total to 0 dollars a month exactly. get with the program.

more than 2 years ago

Aderall Or Nothing: Anatomy of the Great Amphetamine Drought

hldn Re:Ah, central planning. (611 comments)

act of god is a legal term, irrespective of one's belief in a deity.

more than 2 years ago


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