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originally posted by: SlapMonkey
a reply to: BrianFlanders
This is a perfect illustration of the difference between "book smart" and "street smart."
It's like I tell my son quite often, it doesn't matter how much you know from books and documentaries and fact-based internet sites--if you can't apply your knowledge to life, then you're still not intelligent.
This fella seems very unintelligent as to how life actually works. And you're right, that approach is quite selfish (and, sadly, common).
originally posted by: BrianFlanders
originally posted by: kaylaluv
a reply to: projectvxn
Online speech didn't blow the heads off of 20+ 6-year-olds.
How do you know? I wouldn't be a bit surprised if at least a few murderers of kids (and others) have been (in one way or another) inspired by some kind of speech. Most likely some kind of "art". You know. Like the kind of art we call video games where the person playing the game walks around and shoots innocent people with military style weapons and gets points for it. I'm sure that never could even possibly give stupid, violent, angry people ideas.
(Disclaimer - I'm obviously not saying I'm against free speech but I don't know what the hell they were thinking when they started making these FPS games)
originally posted by: LordDraconia
originally posted by: MyHappyDogShiner
a reply to: LordDraconia
The President was setting PRECEDENT with that.
Now that precedent has been set and is provable to have not produced a real and provable rebuttal (It may have though) or conflict, it will be used on a more widespread basis as proof that it, unconstitutional or not, has been done before and will be used as justification to keep doing it.
Especially regarding people without the resources to fight it.
Yep Hillary says the Sureme Court is wrong on the 2nd Amendment. She starts at about 38 seconds in I don't know how to make the video autostart there even though i have the youtube link with the =38s?