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The North Miami police officer who on Monday shot Charles Kinsey, an unarmed black man lying on his back with his hands up, was actually trying to prot ...
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+CVA Rifles and Muzzleloaders do you guys plan to offer a real tree thumbhole stock for the Accura MR?
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Brian, thank you for taking the time to contact us. We do not have any plans to do so at this time, but keep your eye out. If we have enough demand for that, then it will definitely come into consideration.
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Glad I got to visit the WWII museum today, the day Germany surrendered. #godblessthetroops
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Gotta hand it to the FBI. Take their proposal of a completely custom system build that would circumvent various protections that are designed to keep people away from your information, and consider it on purely technical matters. It's simple to explain to technical people, and it's simple to explain to people that are not that well-versed in technology.

But consider this. There is no such thing as a safe-guarded backdoor. Do you really believe that once one government agency gets their hands on such a system build, it will only be used to help the "good guys"? If you are, I'd love to live in the fantasy world you're inhabiting.

In the real world that the rest of us live in, this will be nothing short of a disaster. This custom build will get shared between various government agencies and branches, with an absolute guarantee of two things happening. First, it will get to an agency that is solely overseen by secret courts that rubberstamp pretty much every request. Second, it will get into the hands of general public, sooner rather than later - through social-engineered hacking or another Snowden-like act of political activism.

And then there's another absolute guarantee. Let's for a minute say that if you're a law-abiding US citizen, then the US government is good guys. Then there are other governments who are our allies, which makes them good guys by proxy, and there are other governments which are our enemies which makes them bad guys.

What is going to stop other governments from demanding access to the same special system build? How many countries can a multi-national corporation withdraw their business from before it has no more places to do business in? How do you as a supporter of lawful information "extraction" decide on which laws you agree with and which step over "the line" that separates the good guys from the bad guys?

There's not a single line in Tim Cook's letter that is a gratuitous exaggeration of the dangers that lie ahead. I've spent the first twenty years of my life living in the communist USSR, where it was pretty safe to assume that the state had the capabilities and the means to do mass surveillance of anybody and everybody.

How does the self-aggrandizing beacon of democracy turn into the omnipresent surveillance state? Two ways. Gradually, then suddenly (in the mighty words of Ernest Hemingway). Just don't tell your kids that you didn't see it coming. 
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This upsets me to no end! As the father of an autistic child, I couldn't possibly imagine my sons behavioral therapist being shot or even the potential for my son to be shot because of some ignorant police officer. Where in the fuck are the offices brains? I am just speechless.
 
For your now-nearly-daily dose of cops shooting unarmed black people.
NORTH MIAMI, FLA. (WSVN) - A therapist who works with people with disabilities is telling his story after he said police shot him while he...
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Couldn't pass up sharing this today. Excellent words to live by.
 
THIS is PATRIOTISM! THIS is a 4th of July message I can support. Thank you John Cena and the +WWE for a message void of false bravado and empty, divisive nationalism that isn't actually "national."

It's funny (and sad) when some of the most powerful messages about freedom, ethics and morality come from comedians and sports entertainment. Oh, what times we live in.
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Maybe I am missing something but why can't I share a location that is in my saved places?
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+Sergio Contreras​ I was.
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This is what this feature is meant for. Happy 1st birthday Rylee. I love you. #howdoislowtimedown #rylee0218
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just got a nexus 6p. trying to set it up without a sim card first. I can connect to my home wifi. Problem is when I hit "next", I get "cant connect to the internet". The same thing happened on my wifes 6p. Is there something about having the sim card out on the initial start up that is causing this?
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I setup my 6p without the sim card and used it for a month before activating the sim card. No problems except the one you mentioned, but restarting the router fixed it
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That was one hell of a game. Well played Clemson. Congratulations +Alabama Football​. Roll Tide.
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The burgers here are excellent. The buns are super fluffy and shakes are awesome. They have quite a few big TVs for watching the games. Service is great as well and it's always clean.
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Pleasantly surprised by this HOJO. Within walking distance of Disney and several food spots (McDonald's, Panera, Mimi's, coldstone). The rooms were quite large. Ours had a balcony and a great view of Matterhorn (think fireworks). The bathroom is kind of small but functional. And USB ports, lots of them. A decent sized LCD TV (looks like 40") with an available HDMI port (bring a Roku stick or an Amazon fire TV stick). Also free Wi-Fi. Beds are reasonable comfortable. Really surprised. If stay here again and would recommend to my friends.
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What can I say, this is the happiest place on earth and you share it with thousands of your closest friends. If you can remember that you are not the only person there, you can enjoy your visit. If you are going to see the parade and the fireworks show, the best place to sit is the curb where main street starts closest to the entrance. Get there early because people covet this spot.
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Good portion sizes. Good quality food. Popular place among the locals.
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Typical mcd's but I found it a little surprising that they didn't have a play place nor did they have any real good spot to put strollers. I do have to say that this is probably the freshest mcd's burgers I have had. The buns were not smashed at all and the chicken was perfectly cooked.
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Awesome views. Great food selection. Awesome service. All around great experience. Best if you get an early reservation.
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The hotel offers a decent location. It's right across the street from the beach. Lots of food and shops nearby. It has a couple shops on the first floor AMD an ABC store. Only a couple minute walk from all of the major shopping centers. The rooms are nice. Good views. It is at the South East end of the main street which is somewhat quieter end. All in all a good spot to vacation.
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