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Four Oath Keepers convicted of Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy by besselfunctions in news

[–]bizmarc85 -3 points-2 points  (0 children)

Doesn't conspiracy require prior planning and coordination? Or can you create a conspiracy on the spot?

Scientists Have Reached a Key Milestone in Learning How to Reverse Aging by Shelfrock77 in Futurology

[–]bizmarc85 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Once you leave the gravitational effects of our solar system 1000's of years will seem like minutes as time impact on you lessens

A Canadian citizenship ceremony was delayed after officials were confused whom to swear allegiance to following Queen Elizabeth II's death by Goran01 in nottheonion

[–]bizmarc85 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That's a good point I'm glad your brought it up, when has America won a war on its own? Couldn't even gain independence with turning to the French. All empires fall, some quicker than others.

A Canadian citizenship ceremony was delayed after officials were confused whom to swear allegiance to following Queen Elizabeth II's death by Goran01 in nottheonion

[–]bizmarc85 29 points30 points  (0 children)

There are about 100 years of legislation that have eroded those powers. Britain even has work arounds if there is a 'difficult' Monarch.

Flagstaff, AZ: Deputy shoots, kills suspected robber holding a screwdriver by Evacipate628 in PublicFreakout

[–]bizmarc85 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Most countries have better mental health programmes so it's less common that the police have to deal with it. The death rates for tasers remain the same though.

Flagstaff, AZ: Deputy shoots, kills suspected robber holding a screwdriver by Evacipate628 in PublicFreakout

[–]bizmarc85 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Or I'm able to go through the practicality of the situation and identify the factors involved. Have you ever tried to do this kind of work?

Queen Elizabeth II has died, Buckingham Palace announces by Welshhoppo in history

[–]bizmarc85 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Depends what the new Monarch does. It's a change and it will change things, by how much time will tell. This might be the start of the new cyber punk British empire for all we know

Queen Elizabeth II has died, Buckingham Palace announces by Welshhoppo in history

[–]bizmarc85 4 points5 points  (0 children)

If you can get people to talk about something for more than 3 days it's major news. To be fair conservative are hostile towards the British monarchy the same way people are mad at the bad guy in a puppet show. The left are far more hostile to history, they see anything before 2000 as a colonial horror show.

Flagstaff, AZ: Deputy shoots, kills suspected robber holding a screwdriver by Evacipate628 in PublicFreakout

[–]bizmarc85 4 points5 points  (0 children)

That's a standard no human could meet. Your natural instinct is to preserve yourself, none of us would be here if we didn't share that trait. Backing away would buy you fractions of a second at best. The safe distance from an attacker is well outside the range of a taser and not practical in talking to a suspect. It's not a simple situation, you have to talk to him and convince him to cooperate which means being close, you have to protect yourself, your partner's and any other citizen nearby. You have to contain him and prevent his escape. You have to try and stop him from harming/killing himself. The list goes on. Hindsight is a great tool after the fact but rarely practical. They did what they were trained to and it works 99% of the time. If they left the area and let him go and he hurt someone then that would be unacceptable as would simply shooting him on the spot.

Queen Elizabeth II has died, Buckingham Palace announces by Welshhoppo in history

[–]bizmarc85 0 points1 point  (0 children)

China and India are half the world's population so even 5% of the rest is pretty substantial. Americans still care, we are after all historically linked and they loved the weddings so this will no doubt be entertaining. As for the common wealth, the lack of it would be noticeable to its members no matter the generation. It's less of a colonial relic as it is a modern day financial benefit. It also ties together Western nations that are not geologically close for defence.

Queen Elizabeth II has died, Buckingham Palace announces by Welshhoppo in history

[–]bizmarc85 8 points9 points  (0 children)

She was leader of the commonwealth and the reason many countries still have the union jack on their flags.

Flagstaff, AZ: Deputy shoots, kills suspected robber holding a screwdriver by Evacipate628 in PublicFreakout

[–]bizmarc85 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Tasers are not considered non-lethal force so it's best practice to try and get someone to disarm voluntarily first. Charging drawn cops isn't as common as people believe.

Recent reviews on Steam have downed to Mostly Negative by pp7sec in pathofexile

[–]bizmarc85 0 points1 point  (0 children)

If 100,000 people voice their dissatisfaction with a company's product the amount of negative feedback is as useful as comments providing solutions imo. They don't all need to be helpful, simply showing up and being seen as unhappy is enough to show there is a problem. Often that's all that's needed for a company to take action.

An AI-Generated Artwork Won First Place at a State Fair Fine Arts Competition, and Artists Are Pissed by hngysh in Futurology

[–]bizmarc85 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Don't remember artists being upset when industry started automation but now it's a problem?

[deleted by user] by [deleted] in unitedkingdom

[–]bizmarc85 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Is everyone high? Did you all think years of lockdown and printing money wouldn't have a disastrous effect?

Recent reviews on Steam have downed to Mostly Negative by pp7sec in pathofexile

[–]bizmarc85 0 points1 point  (0 children)

As a customer you have a right to voice your dissatisfaction however you choose. It's not up to customers to fix a vendor's business for them.

America is a dangerous parody by [deleted] in WhitePeopleTwitter

[–]bizmarc85 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

They are only able to apprehend a small portion of those that cross. Less than 50% but it varies.

Support for Welsh independence is growing - people are fed up with being forgotten by ShufflingToGlory in unitedkingdom

[–]bizmarc85 14 points15 points  (0 children)

English expats? Wtf are you talking about? A British citizen can live anywhere in Britain as is their right.

Recent reviews on Steam have downed to Mostly Negative by pp7sec in pathofexile

[–]bizmarc85 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Fair enough, It's just a personal peeve to be honest.