Team Obama still raising money--off Sandy Hook shootings
"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."
"I want someone who is against the ownership of "assault weapons" to define an "assault weapon".
"An over reaching government can be controlled one way only and that's by a free press." Really? Do we even have a "free press" in this country anymore? And once the citizens are disarmed, what's to stop an "over reaching government" from taking over the presses or squelching dissent?
I'm getting a little tired of people who think they hold the moral high ground about this tragedy because they advocate against private gun ownership. The millions of us who are gun owners are also human beings and we are as deeply affected by this tragedy as anyone else. I am angry as hell too that some sick fuck would do this. But infringing on gun rights is not the way to channel that anger.
The feigned outrage from the narcissist in the White House and his cadre of power-hungry zealots is not at all unexpected; this is right out of the Alinsky playbook:
RULE 12: “Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.”
The target now is law-abiding gun owners.
And whether you like it or not, this IS about freedom and liberty. People should just turn in their guns? I will have you know that I and all other legal gun owners had to complete the necessary paperwork, have our records checked by state and federal law enforcement, and wait ten days before we could take possession of a handgun or other "restricted" firearm. We have committed no crime. As a matter of fact, we jumped through all of the hoops necessary because we know that owning a firearm is a serious and deadly responsibility. So the answer being presented to us MILLIONS of gun owners is we have to accept our Constitutionally enshrined rights being infringed because of less than a dozen sickos? And, this is even more sick - using the deaths of children to exploit it? This makes us safer how?
I guess you would put me in the category of a "yahoo", and I do subscribe to the "fanatic take my gun take my liberty shit". I believe so much in my liberty to own firearms that I am willing to die to defend it. Yes, I will willingly give my life to defend my right to bear arms as willingly as I would to defend my family. If that makes me a "yahoo" then so be it.
The problem of mass shootings is a multi-faceted one but "gun control" is an emotional and knee-jerk response to problems (familial breakdown, a violent movies and games, mental illness, et al) that need careful and thoughtful deliberation. Leave the law-abiding gun owners alone."
Before now the inability to change default apps has mostly impacted 'tech people', but Google Maps is so clearly superior and universally handy that it will reach a much broader market. I won't be surprised if we see news reports covering the issue and substantial backlash against Apple — maybe even some murmuring from folks in congress.
Of course, with apps like Chrome and Gmail, Google would love if Apple changed its policy and let users change their default apps (I'm actually wondering whether this is why Google Maps is so good — because Google saw this as a unique opportunity to force this issue into the public spotlight). Either way, I'm glad it is. Giving users control over the devices they own is a good thing.
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