This comment shows a lack of understanding of Gandhi's accomplishments. Had he acted alone, he would surely have been run over by a train and long forgotten. And the British were *very* violent--ask anyone who was at Amritsar.
Gandhi succeeded because he knew why the British were there, and inspired millions to help make it more difficult to stay than it was worth.
If you get enough people to lie before a train, one of two things will happen-- (1) the sheer number of bodies will physically stop the train, or (2) the engineer will be unable to stomach plowing through so many people.
Wars are not necessarily won by decimating your opponent, but by eliminating your opponent's taste for war.
Fine. Then we should let them secede from the union, put a fence around them, then let them devolve in peace.
I'm confused. The bill is called Internet Freedom Preservation Act of 2009, but having read the bill, it looks like it would actually do the OP says it will. I was beginning to think that there was a rule that a bill's title has to be antithetical to its true intent (e.g., the PATRIOT Act and Internet Freedom and Broadband Deployment Act)
Wow. I often don't even wear pants. Oh, wait, you're talking about being at home.
It is contrary to reasoning to say that there is a vacuum or space in which there is absolutely nothing. -- Descartes