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Comment Re: This makes me want to run out and get a Blackb (Score 1) 137

People CAN be trusted with power. But there has to be a legitimate legal wall between who wants to use the power and who allows the use of power. The courts kind of do this, but when law enforcement controls the equipment used for this kind of stuff, they can't be trusted to self police.

Comment Re:GM producers are shooting themselves in the foo (Score 1) 514

No, you are wrong. Everyone knew thalidomide, DDT and agent Orange were capable of causing problems. But they were so good at their stated purposes that people used them in unsuitable situations.

You can't prove something is 100% safe. All you can do is test something to the best of your ability. That is exactly how science works.

"Survey says..." -- Richard Dawson, weenie, on "Family Feud"