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Comment Re: That's just too damn bad. (Score 0) 767

The second amendment specifically states the right to bear arms is for use in a militia. I have no issues with guns for that purpose. You can have them on duty. Here's the text "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.". It was judicial overreach to declare the rights to mean outside of use for a militia.

Comment Re: Apple sold 13 million iPhone 6s/6s+ in 3 days (Score 1) 270

The model S is rear wheel drive as well and handles well in snow. The reason it does well is a combination of excellent traction control, combined with the weight distribution. In a combustion engine vehicle the engine is in the front l, typically. So rear wheel drive has poor traction since the weight is located in the wrong area. Also front wheel drive is prone to fish tailing when braking, rear wheel drive experiences much less of that (though traction control does a good job minimizing that for both FWD and RWD.

Comment Re: Cooling towers (Score 2) 118

They still use a compressor, but instead of running normal outside air across dry coils, they run the air across wet coils. The evaporation makes the coils cool faster and more efficiently, at the cost of losing water. The non evaporated water is reused and pumped back to the top. Because the water is reused it can get kind of nasty and needs frequent cleaning. (Note I'm a licensed technician, but I don't work on cooling towers).

Comment Re: Get rid of the fucking adverts completely (Score 2, Insightful) 194

Why would you be willing to pay that much to watch a bunch of sweaty men running around hitting a rubber sphere with their feet? How can that be so entertaining you'd pay $100/month? I understand how sports can be fun for the players, I just don't get people paying money to watch others play them.

Comment Re: I'm a bit conflicted (Score 3, Insightful) 616

Personally I don't think it goes far enough. Not vaccinating your child is child abuse and attempted murder. I think if a child gets a preventable disease like this for any reason other than the doctor not allowing the vaccination due to health concerns, the print should be charged with child abuse for their own children as well as any child who contracts the disease from this child.

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