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Comment: Re:So much for... (Score 1) 743 743

If people get in wrecks and become dependent on government assistance programs as a result of disabilities caused by their injuries, is it wrong to put in place laws that can be demonstrably shown to lessen the severity of those potential injuries? In one instance, you may be burdening individuals with laws "for their own protection," while in another instance you may be potentially burdening tax payers with providing support for someone who is otherwise incapable of providing for their self.

Comment: Preserve Cultural Heritage (Score 4, Insightful) 155 155

How does dubbing a movie that has nothing to do with Navajo culture help preserve Navajo culture? Not trying to troll, I am asking honestly. It seems a bit insulting, the insinuation being that the whole of their culture is distilled down to their native language.

Comment: Re:Why Are You So Special? (Score 2) 321 321

It isn't as if it is currently impossible for a disgusting creep to record video of your girlfriend, not only do a large number have phones that have a camera, but wearable cameras have been around for quite while. And they are much less expensive than Glass will be.

Comment: Re:Thomas Jefferson! (Score 1) 542 542

Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 – April 17, 1790)
Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791)
Ludwig van Beethoven (17 December 1770 – 26 March 1827)
George Frideric Handel (23 February 1685 – 14 April 1759)
Marie Antoinette (2 November 1755 – 16 October 1793)

Top Ten Things Overheard At The ANSI C Draft Committee Meetings: (5) All right, who's the wiseguy who stuck this trigraph stuff in here?