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Comment: Re: Livin' in the USA (Score 4, Insightful) 424

by andy_spoo (#47464519) Attached to: French Blogger Fined For Negative Restaurant Review
Seriously?? In a country where people plea-bargain to get a shorter sentence, even if they know they're innocent because they can't afford a descent lawyer, therefore leaving the real perp to go free and a 'magically solved' crime. A country that rich get off free, and the poor get sentenced. You can't even fly FPV now! No problem here in Europe.

Comment: If it was any other country. (Score 1) 276

by andy_spoo (#47312825) Attached to: Federal Judge Rules US No-fly List Violates Constitution
The US government does behaive like a dictatorship on many occasions. It's easy. Either you have evidence, in which case charge them. Or you don't. I see little difference in a dodgy country that controls it's citizens at will and the US. Next they'll be locking people away for years without even a trial. And make them wear ugly orange suits....... oh.... hang-on......

Comment: American presidential campaigns are no different. (Score 1) 52

by andy_spoo (#47015309) Attached to: New Tech Super PACs Could Tap Into Google Riches
How do you think the president became the president? By lobbying and spending millions of dollars. He affects how you live and is still influenced by outside corporations. That's constitutionally fair, right? So another group are operating in the same way. It's part of American life. If th And to those who are going to reply with "but he was elected", well not by me or millions of other people he wasn't. But he still affects us all.

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