Please create an account to participate in the Slashdot moderation system


Forgot your password?

Slashdot videos: Now with more Slashdot!

  • View

  • Discuss

  • Share

We've improved Slashdot's video section; now you can view our video interviews, product close-ups and site visits with all the usual Slashdot options to comment, share, etc. No more walled garden! It's a work in progress -- we hope you'll check it out (Learn more about the recent updates).


Comment: Re:Once again, somebody misses the point (Score 0) 713

by hldn (#40374137) Attached to: David Lowery On the Ethics of Music Piracy

Anybody making arguments for the ethics of vigilantes or the benefits of human rights is yelling at the clouds. It doesn't matter if murder is unethical. It doesn't matter if it harms families. It doesn't matter if it hurts the economy. The benefits of guns are much more important.

finally, someone posts something on this shitty site that i can agree with.

Comment: links (Score 4, Informative) 544

by hldn (#40186585) Attached to: What Should We Do About Wikipedia's Porn Problem?

Comment: Re:Wow (Score 1) 229

by hldn (#39573721) Attached to: Federal Court Tosses Colorado's Amazon Tax

wickard v filburn is probably one of the most well known abuses of the commerce clause, but it's certainly not alone. it also leads directly to the case of gonzales v raich above, re: growing marijuana.

"growing your own X instead of buying it effects interstate commerce, so we can limit how much X you grow"

Comment: Re:Plan B. (Score 1) 619

I'm pretty sure there isn't that disaffected youth "gang culture" that glorifies basically rejecting honest work, education, and trying to better oneself that seems to be pervasive with the poor within the US's densely populated cities.

this is a much bigger contributor to increased crime than poverty itself.

What this country needs is a dime that will buy a good five-cent bagel.