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Comment Question for Bernie Sanders (Score 0) 88

In which case vote for Bernie

I heard, that Senator Sanders has fans, but never encountered one in person. A burning question I have for him — and his — is, what exactly would he do differently from Presidente Chavez, should he gain the same office in this country as the late paratrooper held in Venezuela?

Off-topic? Hardly...

Comment Re:Maybe (Score 1) 25

So who is the bigger fool, then: (a) the one who worships power as a ruling class twit while here under the sun, jetting off to Paris to whinge on about global anthropogenic non-constant climate warming change, or (b) the one who focuses on finding some joy in life, while keeping the soul minimally tainted, in view of the hereafter?

Comment Re:Why do you insist on misquoting me? (Score 1) 124

In other words, you are insisting that your labels are correct, only because you say they are. Whenever anyone else suggests a label that you disagree with - regardless of factual support for it - you tell them that they are not "in good faith" or other such silliness, even though they supported the label vastly more so than you. In other words, your argument is hypocritical.

Now you're entering into fustakrakich realms of blindness to the degree to which your arguments apply to yourself, which is 100%.
And you're still incorrect about #OccupyResoluteDesk. Were he conservative, for example, his college transcripts and writings would be known and discussed. Instead, as for all of the godless Commie sodomites of the Left (if you'll forgive the pleonasm), the Codpiece Media runs interference.
The degree to which the country was duped by this no-talent rodeo clown is only going to be fully apparent many years hence.
And all of the Tea Party criticisms will stand vindicated.

Comment Re:Why do you insist on misquoting me? (Score 1) 124

To be even more blunt, you just tried to claim that the Chinese are somehow "socialists" (based on no facts whatsoever) yet you get your undies up in a bunch when anyone calls any president in history "conservative" as a result of actually evaluating the facts of their administrative actions.

Is there a distinction to be made that the Chinese call themselves "socialist", whereas #OccupyResoluteDesk has (to my knowledge) never confused himself with a "conservative" in any way, shape, form, or context?
None of which precludes your capacity to make stuff up, of course.

Comment Re:Trees and powerlines? (Score 1) 206

Not counting your airport problem, it's quite possible that properties like yours will simply be on the "Sorry, we can't deliver to your address by this mechanism" list. That's going to be true of millions and millions of residences. Probably MOST residences. This will be more useful for exurbs, and for deliveries to places like corporate office parks, hospitals, or other spots that might need rush deliveries and have more reliably plausible LZs. Logistics are likely to be case by case.

Comment Re:Americans...why ? (Score 1) 206

Because drones flying over your house are an invasion of privacy

Actually no, no they're not. You might have an argument if the machine is being operated literally feet above your house, or below your treetops. But traversing the airspace above your house isn't any more invasion of your property than is driving by it with a car. Do you feel that your privacy is being invaded when a traffic reporting Cessna flies over? No? Why not? Be specific.

Comment Re:Americans...why ? (Score 1) 206

Why do Americans want to shoot anything/everything ?

No, the question is why does everyone else feel the need to keep that meme alive? Is it to make themselves feel better about having given away their own ability to defend themselves? There are plenty of places around the world where people go and spend an hour on the trap and skeet ranges. It's like bowling or golf. Why do all of the Germans, Swedes, French, Italians, Japanese, British, Russian, Brazilian, Spanish, Chinese, Australian, Latvian, and everyone else who do that want to shoot everything? Or is that maybe not really a reasonable characterization, as it turns out?

Comment Re:the main legit use i can see (Score 1) 206

Really? How do you use an airport in a no-fly zone?

Don't be an idiot. You know perfectly well what the GP is referring to. The FAA says no UAS activity within 5 miles of an airport. To the extent that one can make advance arrangements - including special permission, a filed flight plan, etc - per flight, you might be able to get away with that. That completely rules out on-demand delivery services like those being discussed. In every practical sense, that makes the five miles surrounding airports UAS delivery NFZ's. The entire DC metro area and many other spots are also completely, permanently off limits.

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