Pardon me, but I actually think human beings are rather insignificant in comparison to the planet. We, humans, are also insignificant to the planet's timeline of the planet's entire existence. If Earth's history is a roll of toilet paper, we're but a fleck of snot debris which hasn't had enough time to soak into half a ply. You're welcome for that analogy. read more
Roosevelt Rappley entered the Dayton-area store, produced a firearm and starting demanding money. One of the store clerks was a concealed carry permit holder and was legally armed. Once the suspect pointed his weapon at this clerk, he drew his own weapon and fired, striking the subject in the chest. Rappley returned fire, hitting no one, before stumbling outside and collapsing. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
As multitudes of politicians, pundits, and talking heads demand gun control, they cite endless stats, often misrepresented, about the damage and destruction caused by guns. Noticeably absent from their arguments, however, is the number of lives saved by guns and gun ownership every year. It is very difficult to calculate how many lives are saved by guns. One reason being that proving something didn't happen is quite a challenge. Additionally, studies that defend gun ownership are often silenced and censored. Still, it happens every day; gun-owning citizens protect their families and the lives of others by legally and responsibly possessing a gun and using it when necessary. It won't make headlines, so you'll have to Google it. But the truth is out there.
In the simplest terms, encryption is a method of protecting information, the primary way to keep digital communications safe. Every email you write, every keyword you type into a search box " every embarrassing thing you do online " is transmitted across an increasingly hostile internet. Earlier this month the US, alongside the UK and Australia, called on Facebook to create a "backdoor", or fatal flaw, into its encrypted messaging apps, which would allow anyone with the key to that backdoor unlimited access to private communications. So far, Facebook has resisted this.
The executive order repeals a Clinton-era rule forbidding any senior who refuses to accept Medicare from enrolling in Social Security. read more