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Comment: Re:Assange vs Abrams? I'll take Assange! (Score 1) 696

by capn_buzzcut (#34700858) Attached to: Why WikiLeaks Is Unlike the Pentagon Papers

Well, I tend to agree with Assange here. SOME secrets are necessary, but governments have gone way, way, way too far in this area.

And who decides which secrets are necessary? You? Perhaps you'd like the government to just publish everything first, and then we'll all vote on what to keep secret. To those of you who can't see past your own political correctness, the simple fact that you used a password to log into your computer (and this website) demonstrates that your argument for transparency of information is flawed. It sure sounds like a lofty ideal to hold our government to, but where do you draw the line? You may draw it farther to the left, but that only shows your failure to understand that information does not have to be "bad" in order to be harmful in the wrong hands.

Comment: Free oil! (Score 0, Troll) 593

by capn_buzzcut (#32298376) Attached to: BP's Final "Top Kill" Procedure For Gulf Oil Spill
I can't believe you people. You whine about the economy, and then the entire gulf coast gets flooded with millions of gallons of free oil, and you complain about that too. What does it take to satisfy you anyway? You losers want to ignore this manna from heaven, that's fine by me. I'm gathering up all the containers I can find and going to collect - big time!

The fancy is indeed no other than a mode of memory emancipated from the order of space and time. -- Samuel Taylor Coleridge