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If the enemy has breached the defenses of, say, Fort Gordon, GA where you are employed as a hacker/contractor, then the massive damage has already happened and the M16 (which wasn't assigned to the hacker anyway) isn't going to change the result.
By that logic, the marginal extra gun in Fallujah shouldn't have stopped the Coalition forces. I get why you're saying that, but the military simply shouldn't operate that way. If their goal is the security of a country, then every soldier should be at least able to shoot a gun. We're not talking about requiring their PT scores to be insane, or their grooming to be on point. But shooting a gun? Really? That's a trivial requirement.
it is clear that you did read an "idiot's guide to economics". proof by example that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing.
criminals own more dollars than any one else. they have bought the government with them, and decriminalized themselves by fiat.
: People say things online that they wouldn't dream of saying in real life.
That is a good thing. If you lived in Uganda, your post would endanger your life, unless it were anonymous and untraceable.
Let me guess, you're also a cage fighter, 6'6" tall, and have a 10 inch wang?
And all the other *Kits - for making things fancy and GUI and creating a generation of Linux admins who don't actually know how things work.
Nonsense. Laws are unethical all the time. That's why we assassinate politicians and their financial backers.
It's not revenge when there is no victim. It is control by fear.
Hunger Games are merely a concentrated and purified form of the divide and conquer strategy which is the "two party" system.
actively supporting unpopular political views or oppressed ethnic groups is a felony in the US.
Don't be so sure.
I think that is spending good money and cops that would be better spent on preventative work.
Hell, despite the fact that I share the Slashdot hivemind's distaste for police officers, if it reduces the mind-boggling trauma that surely comes from repeatedly looking at child porn, then it's worth it.
That's got to be immensely psychologically damaging.