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Comment Re:consistent standard chump (Score 1) 272

anything less than what you describe is "unAmerican"

so if we apply your standard consistently, no war or US military action has EVER been up to your standards!

am I wrong?

Yes you are quite wrong.

then tell me what war/military action WAS up to your standards!

World War II.

if you give an example it will either be a "declared" war or not...either way, you have to explain why US governmnet killing in warfare is different for declared and non-declared 'war'

so let's hear it you know it all...let's apply your will fail b/c you are either a pacifist or it's a question of *when* to use lethal force...that's it

Read the US Constitution, it's quite obvious you never have.

Comment Re:drones = piloted = dishonest argume (Score 1) 272

Sorry chump, there is nothing in the US Constitution that authorizes the US Government or any agency of it to play God by taking someone's life without first putting any person anywhere on trial for a crime in front of a jury and once declared guilty, they can then be executed by whatever means allowed by the law. Anything less than that is unAmerican and basically the antithesis of what America is supposed to stand for and a primary reason for what the American Revolution was fought for.

Submission + - Americans are scared about the future of drones, robots, and wearables (

colinneagle writes: Findings from a recent Pew study on Americans' opinions on future technology and science: 65% think it would be a change for the worse if lifelike robots become the primary caregivers for the elderly and people in poor health. 63% think it would be a change for the worse if personal and commercial drones are given permission to fly through most U.S. airspace. 53% of Americans think it would be a change for the worse if most people wear implants or other devices that constantly show them information about the world around them.

The drone concern is to be expected, from both a privacy and a safety perspective. Last year, a small Colorado town tried to issue permits for residents to shoot down airborne drones, and came pretty close to making it legal. And just last week, a drone fell out of the air at a triathlon in Australia; an ambulance crew had to pick pieces of the drone's propeller out of her head. Compare this problem with Amazon’s vision of constant drone deliveries and you have a recipe for a country full of concerned parents.

The wearable concern is just another sign of privacy concerns going mainstream. Google Glass has seen some serious backlash lately, with even physical violence and theft against those who wear them in public. The study just illustrates how widespread this contempt goes.

One issue I was surprised not to see was concern over the impact of robots and drones on jobs for humans. A 2013 Oxford study estimated that as many as 47% of human jobs in the U.S. can be automated, taken over by robots or drones that don’t require a wage (let alone a minimum wage) and can work round-the-clock.

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