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Supreme Court OKs Stop and Search Based On Anonymous 911 Tips

thaylin Re:That wasn't the question (433 comments)

but that is not what this case was about...The I smell something had already been settled, so it is not part of this case. also the tip was not anonymous in any way, that was part of the decision you keep wanting to forget about.

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Supreme Court OKs Stop and Search Based On Anonymous 911 Tips

thaylin Re:That wasn't the question (433 comments)

Everything that leads to question gives something extra scrutiny. A shop keeper reporting a person who stole from the store gives something extra scrutiny to a person who would otherwise would be no reason to stop them. Given extra scrutiny is not a reason not to pull someone over on suspicion. If you do that you make it impossible for them to question people for anything, unless the cop was a direct eye witness.

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Supreme Court OKs Stop and Search Based On Anonymous 911 Tips

thaylin Re:Anybody know the plate# for each scotus? (433 comments)

the 4th has nothing to do with this case..This was about a pubic stop...

If they had ruled the other way it would have been a mess..

A clerk see someone stealing that is not caught on camera, police, sorry cant do anything, did not see it."

Someone witness a murder, police "sorry cant do anything did not personally witness it."

If you cannot question someone based on a witness tip most of the legal system grinds to a halt

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Supreme Court OKs Stop and Search Based On Anonymous 911 Tips

thaylin Re: That wasn't the question? (433 comments)

She did give her name, it was just not entered into evidence because it was not relevant.

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Supreme Court OKs Stop and Search Based On Anonymous 911 Tips

thaylin Re:Pulling him over (433 comments)

Then since the 911 operator had the name, and entered it into the system, you get a court order for it, problem solved.

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Supreme Court OKs Stop and Search Based On Anonymous 911 Tips

thaylin Re:That wasn't the question (433 comments)

And that would allow them to stop you, then what? They still cannot search..

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Supreme Court OKs Stop and Search Based On Anonymous 911 Tips

thaylin Re:That wasn't the question (433 comments)

How did they have no way to evaluate it? Where was the poisonous tree? If they were ticketed for reckless driving you would have a point, but they were not, so you dont.

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BioWare Announces Dragon Age Inquisition For October 7th

thaylin Re:Are spawn waves gone? (78 comments)

So it wont be set in one craptastic city?

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Oklahoma Moves To Discourage Solar and Wind Power

thaylin Re:Storage (455 comments)

That runs contrary to reality, at least according to progress/duke while I was working for them.

2 days ago
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Oklahoma Moves To Discourage Solar and Wind Power

thaylin Re:Something wrong at the foundation - (455 comments)

Except they are not forced to buy it at the cost to the buyer, so the company still makes a profit off that usage, however a better analogy would be the mom and pops that only drives like once a month, if that. So the analogy is still bad.

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Oklahoma Moves To Discourage Solar and Wind Power

thaylin Re:Peak During the Day? (455 comments)

A lot of people turn the AC off to save energy, not realizing it costs more to cool the hot house then to keep it cool, however you are correct, that all of the rest is to blame as well.

2 days ago
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Oklahoma Moves To Discourage Solar and Wind Power

thaylin Re:all hail the rich (455 comments)

Because they are not. If someone is not using the power they are not using the grid, therefore they are not a cost burden on you. The only cost they have off the grid is the cost to maintain their connection to the grid, which is already paid for, unless it breaks in which case they generally have to pay to have it fixed. I addition since the cost paid to them is less then the cost charged per Kw they do not even break even and will have to use less during off hours, while the electric company makes a profit off their generation.

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Oklahoma Moves To Discourage Solar and Wind Power

thaylin Re:Storage (455 comments)

This is so incorrect I am not sure where you are getting your information.. Electric companies have the ability to finely turn their electric generation in the matter of minutes, they can sense a peak and turn up the power from one location, or a trough and turn it down. The only issue is for those that are already running at peak, but solar helps those, not hinders, sot hat would not be an issue here.

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Oklahoma Moves To Discourage Solar and Wind Power

thaylin Re:Peak During the Day? (455 comments)

Having worked for progress enery before duke bought them, I can tell you this is what they tell you in the training. There are 2 peak usages, one when people are waking up and turning lights/coffee makers on, and one when people get home and turn their AC on.

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Oklahoma Moves To Discourage Solar and Wind Power

thaylin Re:Something wrong at the foundation - (455 comments)

It is not. The problem with your analogy is that the people with the Tesla still use the roads even when they are not buying gas, where as those with solar are not using the grid when not using electricity.

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Oklahoma Moves To Discourage Solar and Wind Power

thaylin Re:Something wrong at the foundation - (455 comments)

There is not really that much overhead to keep you connected. Unless you are at the end of the line the line must be maintained if you are there or not, in order to reach the next customer, so that is not a cost to keep you connected. Really the cost is the connection to your home from the line, which rarely has any issues.

2 days ago

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