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I also wanted to add that if a person rejects the... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
I also wanted to add that if a person rejects the idea of white privilege, and instead thinks it’s minorities who are the one with privilege, they won’t see this as a loophole they have on their...
Posted by subego, on Today at 03:11 AM, in Political/War Lounge
As an aside, I’m not going to knock people who... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
As an aside, I’m not going to knock people who don’t like guns. There are plenty of legit reasons not to.

Many people who don’t like guns see it as a valid reason to remain willfully ignorant of...
Posted by subego, on Today at 02:12 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I think the first two apply in almost every... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
I think the first two apply in almost every instance.

The third undoubtedly happens, and when it isn’t happening, see number two (with the exception of the minority of times people do actually...
Posted by subego, on Today at 01:52 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Could the same be said about the reckless... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
Could the same be said about the reckless homicide charge (Rosenbaum), or the reckless endangerment charges for shooting in the first place?
Posted by subego, on Today at 01:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The intimidation value of open-carrying a rifle... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
The intimidation value of open-carrying a rifle to a protest or a state capitol building is based on the implied threat the bearer will use it.

The number of shootings is an objective measure of...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 11:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
https://imgur.com/5SYhrEb.gif Answer to... 313,820 Views / 695 Replies  
https://imgur.com/5SYhrEb.gif

Answer to anticipated question: camera is on a selfie-stick with stick digitally removed.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 09:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hot take: motorcyclist was justified. Librarian... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
Hot take: motorcyclist was justified. Librarian left her residence, which means she doesn’t get a castle doctrine defense, and pulled a gun on people just standing there.


Bonus edit hot take: if...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 08:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
2006 isn’t old eno… Shit. 1,701 Views / 67 Replies  
2006 isn’t old eno…

Shit.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 07:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Would you agree the state charging Rittenhouse... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
Would you agree the state charging Rittenhouse with first degree murder isn’t representative of these choices and policies?
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 02:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Just wanted to mention I haven’t dropped this and... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
Just wanted to mention I haven’t dropped this and apologize for the delay. It’s a combo of being swamped, and working out my thoughts on the subject.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 03:37 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Congratulations!!!! 374,909 Views / 1,402 Replies  
Congratulations!!!!
Posted by subego, on Nov 24, 2021 at 08:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I love how I’ll accidentally hit the camera or... 259 Views / 6 Replies  
I love how I’ll accidentally hit the camera or flashlight from the lock screen, but if I actually need one of those, it thinks I’m swiping.

Bonus points when it gives a feedback click to register...
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2021 at 04:30 PM, in iOS Apps
Yeah… I figured it out right after I posted. ... 313,820 Views / 695 Replies  
Yeah… I figured it out right after I posted.

What made it more difficult is the jump from total chaos, to it suddenly feeling like I’m playing Ace Combat, and there’s a MiG-17 over there with no...
Posted by subego, on Nov 23, 2021 at 04:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It appears to have taken place in 2013 in... 313,820 Views / 695 Replies  
It appears to have taken place in 2013 in Wisconsin for Google purposes.

It does look like they’re doing some plane to plane stunt, but FWIU, the plan was for the parachutists in each plane to...
Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2021 at 11:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/FickleFittingArmednylons... 313,820 Views / 695 Replies  
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/FickleFittingArmednylonshrimp-size_restricted.gif

Shockingly, no death.
Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2021 at 07:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s sort of the point. The straight line I’m... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
That’s sort of the point. The straight line I’m being asked to draw has a 40+ year gap to bridge.

That’s not necessarily impossible, I mean, I can bridge the gap between WWI and WWII, but is this...
Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2021 at 04:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
What jumps out at me is the most recent example I... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
What jumps out at me is the most recent example I could find in that list is over 40 years old.

Also, I qualified my question.
Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2021 at 03:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Before Rittenhouse, in America, had a protester... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
Before Rittenhouse, in America, had a protester who brought an assault rifle to a protest shot another protester?

If not, I see an incongruity between “this result is so obvious Rittenhouse...
Posted by subego, on Nov 22, 2021 at 02:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Absolutely, and IIUC, does not meet the standard... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
Absolutely, and IIUC, does not meet the standard for use of lethal force.

What does is him lunging for the gun… and I can’t say his “turn of phrase” helps the argument he wasn’t a danger. Same...
Posted by subego, on Nov 21, 2021 at 06:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don’t know his intent, nor am I claiming to. ... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
I don’t know his intent, nor am I claiming to.

I feel others are by insisting he showed up ready for a fight. I’m merely offering an alternate hypothesis which fits the facts.

In other words,...
Posted by subego, on Nov 21, 2021 at 06:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It’s buggy for me. I’d stay away for awhile. ... 259 Views / 6 Replies  
It’s buggy for me. I’d stay away for awhile.

Also, they changed DnD, and it kinda sucks now.
Posted by subego, on Nov 21, 2021 at 05:58 PM, in iOS Apps
You’ll pry my AT&T unlimited data plan from my... 280 Views / 10 Replies  
You’ll pry my AT&T unlimited data plan from my cold, dead fingers.
Posted by subego, on Nov 21, 2021 at 12:56 PM, in iOS Apps
The analogy “like a soccer hooligan showing up to... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
The analogy “like a soccer hooligan showing up to a brawl” implies intent. If no intent is to be implied, this analogy is not suitable, or needs to be qualified.


Going back to my original...
Posted by subego, on Nov 21, 2021 at 12:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If I did not intend to do X, I am not guilty of... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
If I did not intend to do X, I am not guilty of intending to do X.

I stand by this statement.

This does not make me unprosecutable unless intent to do X is a requirement of the charge.

...
Posted by subego, on Nov 20, 2021 at 09:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Is it unusual for rural-ish Americans to have... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
Is it unusual for rural-ish Americans to have connections with neighboring communities?
Posted by subego, on Nov 20, 2021 at 09:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The operative word in my statement was “intent” ... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
The operative word in my statement was “intent”

If I believe being visibly armed deters someone from picking a fight with me, you can’t say my intent is to pick a fight.

Not believing it will...
Posted by subego, on Nov 20, 2021 at 08:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’ve found very little profit in being correct.... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
I’ve found very little profit in being correct. Being incorrect is where the money’s at.
Posted by subego, on Nov 20, 2021 at 04:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I assume you consider your own opinion to be... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
I assume you consider your own opinion to be correct, and by implication, I should share it if I wish to be correct myself.
Posted by subego, on Nov 20, 2021 at 04:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Maybe I’m missing something, but conservatives... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
Maybe I’m missing something, but conservatives don’t usually live in minority neighborhoods.

Kenosha’s kinda red, and kinda white.
Posted by subego, on Nov 20, 2021 at 03:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The price of freedom is people will be... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
The price of freedom is people will be irresponsible with it.

If I am required to use a right responsibly, it is not a right.
Posted by subego, on Nov 20, 2021 at 03:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If I believe being visibly armed will deter... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
If I believe being visibly armed will deter people from picking a fight with me, then I can’t be accused of going armed with the intent of provoking a fight.

I will be motivated by what I believe,...
Posted by subego, on Nov 20, 2021 at 03:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
As an aside, the town Rittenhouse is from is on... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
As an aside, the town Rittenhouse is from is on the border.
Posted by subego, on Nov 20, 2021 at 02:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
What’s the basis of this impression? If I’m... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
What’s the basis of this impression?

If I’m being asked to condemn a whole swath of people based on it, I need to know more about the source.
Posted by subego, on Nov 20, 2021 at 02:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I thought he killed white people. 860 Views / 122 Replies  
I thought he killed white people.
Posted by subego, on Nov 19, 2021 at 07:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Of course! :) I’d be interested in both what... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
Of course! :)

I’d be interested in both what you think they should be in general, and if you’re interested, what you think they should be if the status quo of Supreme Court precedent is maintained.
Posted by subego, on Nov 19, 2021 at 06:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
By being an open carry state, isn’t Wisconsin... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
By being an open carry state, isn’t Wisconsin implicitly saying the state does not consider showing up armed as an act of provocation?

Aren’t gun people inclined to believe being visibly armed is...
Posted by subego, on Nov 19, 2021 at 09:46 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m working up a response, but I wanted to note... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
I’m working up a response, but I wanted to note it is much clearer. Thank you for accommodating my lack of understanding! :)

I thought you meant there was something about the tenor of his...
Posted by subego, on Nov 19, 2021 at 01:58 AM, in Political/War Lounge
:confused: Which statement(s) by Rittenhouse... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
:confused:

Which statement(s) by Rittenhouse demonstrate(s) he was a hooligan, or am I misunderstanding the hooligan allegation is based on his statements?

If I am, what is the hooligan claim...
Posted by subego, on Nov 19, 2021 at 01:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Which statements? The only one I’m familiar with... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
Which statements? The only one I’m familiar with was a statement Rittenhouse made about shoplifters, which IIUC, was not considered admissible.

To ask my last question in a different way, did the...
Posted by subego, on Nov 19, 2021 at 12:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Notifications have been borked for me since 15. 280 Views / 10 Replies  
Notifications have been borked for me since 15.
Posted by subego, on Nov 18, 2021 at 11:13 PM, in iOS Apps
Is the argument here the group of armed people... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
Is the argument here the group of armed people Rittenhouse was with aimed to do the same thing, they just didn’t get “lucky”, or is Rittenhouse the sole hooligan.

Whatever the answer, in a rough...
Posted by subego, on Nov 18, 2021 at 11:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Under current law is the primary question. Add as... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
Under current law is the primary question. Add as many secondary answers as you see fit. :)
Posted by subego, on Nov 18, 2021 at 10:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Do you think Rittenhouse should be found guilty... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
Do you think Rittenhouse should be found guilty on the homicide charges?
Posted by subego, on Nov 18, 2021 at 10:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I didn’t say it was an illegitimate defense, I... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
I didn’t say it was an illegitimate defense, I said it’s not self-defense.

You said they can claim self-defense, to which I pointed out they can’t. My claim still stands.

Would you like to...
Posted by subego, on Nov 18, 2021 at 06:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In high school I would have helped you with the... 1,701 Views / 67 Replies  
In high school I would have helped you with the mailing labels because stickers are awesome.

Plus, I knew that trick where you stick the short end of a whole row on the edge of the table.
Posted by subego, on Nov 18, 2021 at 03:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s not self-defense. A self-defense... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
That’s not self-defense.

A self-defense argument is nullified by advancing.
Posted by subego, on Nov 18, 2021 at 03:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Was it Print Shop? Kinda weird to think this... 1,701 Views / 67 Replies  
Was it Print Shop?

Kinda weird to think this is what I was doing in early high school, and had transitioned to actual “desktop publishing” by the end.
Posted by subego, on Nov 17, 2021 at 05:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, yeah… there was some program that did it. By... 1,701 Views / 67 Replies  
Oh, yeah… there was some program that did it. By Brøderbund or something.

Everyone running for student council in high school used it.
Posted by subego, on Nov 17, 2021 at 03:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Can we make the thread title “Rittenhouse v. iOS”? 860 Views / 122 Replies  
Can we make the thread title “Rittenhouse v. iOS”?
Posted by subego, on Nov 17, 2021 at 02:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Ah! I understand. However, this judge has a... 860 Views / 122 Replies  
Ah! I understand.

However, this judge has a reputation of being pro-defense in general.
...
Posted by subego, on Nov 17, 2021 at 10:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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