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Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 31 '14, 6:58pm
Replies: 51
Views: 1,081
Posted By silveroak
I stated that an Uzi in single shot mode was a...

I stated that an Uzi in single shot mode was a legitimate hunting weapon. If I have already excluded it being used in automatic mode, why would you assume IEDs or nerve gas would be more acceptable...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 28 '14, 8:51pm
Replies: 51
Views: 1,081
Posted By silveroak
Not saying it is optimal for hunting, but it is...

Not saying it is optimal for hunting, but it is functional for it.
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 28 '14, 5:30pm
Replies: 51
Views: 1,081
Posted By silveroak
Maybe the parents were doing it as a treat, maybe...

Maybe the parents were doing it as a treat, maybe they have a lot of automatic weapons lying around the house and want the child trained to reduce the chances of accidents. Maybe they are idiots. Who...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 27 '14, 4:46pm
Replies: 51
Views: 1,081
Posted By silveroak
From the video it would appear the Uzi in...

From the video it would appear the Uzi in question was not fully automatic, and thus could be considered a hunting weapon, though he was not teaching her to hold it in a shoulder brace position, and...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 25 '14, 3:12pm
Replies: 116
Views: 2,503
Posted By silveroak
Yes, and there is a difference between "you need...

Yes, and there is a difference between "you need a permit to shut down public streets" and "you need a permit to protest". If the police had been asking them to stay to the sidewalks that would be a...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 23 '14, 4:32pm
Replies: 116
Views: 2,503
Posted By silveroak
Also keep in mind this was not an organized...

Also keep in mind this was not an organized protest- who would get the permit? Who would you fine for failing to obtain a permit? Is the right to peaceably assemble limited to groups which have...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 23 '14, 3:23pm
Replies: 116
Views: 2,503
Posted By silveroak
Because you know the founding fathers envisioned...

Because you know the founding fathers envisioned a world of bureaucracy when they established the right to peaceably assemble, and just forgot to put in the caveats about after obtaining a permit and...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 22 '14, 2:42pm
Replies: 116
Views: 2,503
Posted By silveroak
Honestly I can see no difference between the...

Honestly I can see no difference between the police response in Ferguson and the police response in Cairo to protests there. That should give everyone pause, because this should not be a police state.
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 20 '14, 10:19pm
Replies: 116
Views: 2,503
Posted By silveroak
Sure it's possible. Not likely, but possible. A...

Sure it's possible. Not likely, but possible. A silenced rifle from a roof, a plainclothes officer in the crowd... I think the most likely cause is that someone shot their gun in the air not thinking...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 20 '14, 10:16pm
Replies: 455
Views: 10,622
Posted By silveroak
Well in theory he would lift the ban before the...

Well in theory he would lift the ban before the hungry masses got that hungry...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 20 '14, 2:00pm
Replies: 455
Views: 10,622
Posted By silveroak
At least the people around Putin aren't likely to...

At least the people around Putin aren't likely to be innocent civilians (unless the strike is at a public appearance). Innocent people don't get that close to Putin...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 20 '14, 1:58pm
Replies: 116
Views: 2,503
Posted By silveroak
neither was anyone else, so you assume nobody did...

neither was anyone else, so you assume nobody did it?
It's an interesting assumption, but that is all it is, and if there is one thing we have a shortage on it is real solid information, despite all...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 20 '14, 7:00am
Replies: 455
Views: 10,622
Posted By silveroak
drone strike on Putin

drone strike on Putin
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 20 '14, 6:59am
Replies: 116
Views: 2,503
Posted By silveroak
The fact is there are a lot of tangled up issues...

The fact is there are a lot of tangled up issues here- poor people are more desperate, and commit more crimes. People who feel the system is rigged against them commit more crimes. If more black...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 20 '14, 3:03am
Replies: 455
Views: 10,622
Posted By silveroak
prevents may have been too strong a word, but who...

prevents may have been too strong a word, but who would organize an embargo on selling food to the Russians while the Russians are banning an import on food? It gives them the power to end the ban...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 19 '14, 8:29pm
Replies: 116
Views: 2,503
Posted By silveroak
It isn't just black people who don't trust the...

It isn't just black people who don't trust the cops. I have seen way too much corruption and abuse of power on the basis of "what are you going to do, they're the cops"
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 19 '14, 6:02pm
Replies: 116
Views: 2,503
Posted By silveroak
Actually there is, but only if you rush in...

Actually there is, but only if you rush in contradiction to your apparent best interests. For example if the police chief were to announce that the officer involved was either being removed from duty...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 19 '14, 3:00pm
Replies: 455
Views: 10,622
Posted By silveroak
Actually it's kind of a variation on the old...

Actually it's kind of a variation on the old Russian tactic of burning their fields in retreat so invading armies would nt be able to withstand the winter.
Aside from the fact they aren't being...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 15 '14, 6:24pm
Replies: 116
Views: 2,503
Posted By silveroak
Guns would be remarkably futile in a head to head...

Guns would be remarkably futile in a head to head conflict, but if one sniper in Ferguson started taking down police officers in this environment it could well trigger the kind of over-reaction from...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 14 '14, 10:19pm
Replies: 35
Views: 838
Posted By silveroak
In the early days of WW2 Allied pilots gained a...

In the early days of WW2 Allied pilots gained a reputation for flying low in order to ensure their bombs hit military targets, while the Germans used indiscriminate rockets to bombard cities. By the...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 13 '14, 2:12am
Replies: 116
Views: 2,503
Posted By silveroak
It's not just about brutality, though that is...

It's not just about brutality, though that is certainly the worst part. Hundreds of people every year are pulled over by police and have their property seized and have to go to court to prove their...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 11 '14, 9:01pm
Replies: 35
Views: 838
Posted By silveroak
Odd thought- if dogs are unclean in Islam, then...

Odd thought- if dogs are unclean in Islam, then what does that mean for those who take it prisoner?
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 9 '14, 9:38pm
Replies: 35
Views: 838
Posted By silveroak
I think if you are going to talk about the...

I think if you are going to talk about the invisible hand of the marketplace you should at least study what that actually means. All the "invisible hand" corrects are prices, and the only in response...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 8 '14, 5:16pm
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By silveroak
I suspect that has little to do with why the news...

I suspect that has little to do with why the news article chose to refer to them as Chaldean Christians as opposed to simply Christians or "a local Catholic sect"
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 8 '14, 3:55pm
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By silveroak
The one that got me was the reference to...

The one that got me was the reference to "Chaldean Christians", not only because I had never heard f them, but because Chaldeans were a rival religious group to the Jews during periods of the old...
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