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Comment Re:Background checks? Where is that in Constitutio (Score 1) 633

Excellent debating skills in display there.

Yelling "fire" in a crowded theater will also result in legal consequences. Both these amendments don't say "talk and shoot however you want without consequence."

Owning a weapon isn't threatening anyone. Thus, your comparison of the first and second amendments is a faulty one. I make no claims about what type of matter makes up the space above your neck though.

Comment Re:Netflix: DON'T COMPRESS BLACK!!! (Score 1) 285

No, that's not it at all. I've watched on TV, on computer monitor, and on laptop. It's not only Netflix; most existing compression decides to compress black so much that shadows end up all jagged, and the details that were present on the original source material are missing in the compressed version.

You're accurate, though, in assessing that I haven't calibrated using a test pattern and a blue filter. Any of my screens. That's not the issue though. I do blame the compression codec.

Comment No: FBI/CIA/NSA hides well from social media (Score 1) 69

They create sock puppets and use them to drown out dissent. They brought back the opium market in Afghanistan after the Taliban had destroyed it. They destabilize foreign countries (see John Perkins' "Confessions of an Economic Hit Man"). Paying taxes is adding to evil. I haven't yet decided to fight the IRS though. One approach would be to make checks to that collections agency "payable to the US Treasury", not to that illegitimate organization. And I've been studying other methods of escaping from the corporate matrix.

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