So everyone under 25 is a brain dead moron?.
No, just your average person... the description of the crime fits that narrative. Perhaps you were a genius who understood there were consequences to your actions - science has shown us that's not typical of the under-25 crowd.
So... congratulations on taking the comment completely the wrong way.
he did not lose his freedom of speech at all; freedom of speech != freedom from any and all ramifications.
So in your version of the USA, people can say whatever they like, and consequently be (fired | publicly shamed | arrested | executed) and you consider that freedom of speech?
I'd hate to think what you consider to be a LACK of freedom of speech! Cutting-out of tongue at birth?
No, that's not what I said, but thanks for trying. Arrested and executed are functions of government, the government cannot limit your freedom of speech. Getting fired from a private corporation (which is not even what happened, but I'll play along) is not a violation of free speech.
You use Ubuntu on servers?
We do. So what? Ubuntu has a server distribution... it works great, is easy to maintain, and we use it for internal (behind firewall) use. And?
The only way to learn to drive is to drive.
I agree - and this technology will give more parents the peace of mind to hand over the keys to their kids. I only see good coming from this.
Lying politicians are not a recent phenomenon. People have always been dishonest, but for some reason the "kids these days" argument remains popular.
So it's acceptable, then, because they've always done it. Gotcha.
The problem is that everybody seems to defend the politicians on their side, no matter how immoral or corrupt they've proven themselves to be. Confirmation bias, I suppose.... it's always worse when the other person does it.