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are you saying you are a drunk or you happen to be drunk at the moment?either one is just fine...
You guys have to watch this video.
WARNING!! REAL GRAPHIC CONTENT!!
Caught On Tape: Intense Gun Battle As James Gilkerson Pulls Out AK-47 & Shoots It Out With Cops During Traffic Stop In Ohio *UPDATE* Full Video Added + More Details & Pics
Video After The Jump
Dramatic footage showing a shootout between 2 police officers and a suspect in Middlefield, Ohio has just surfaced.
Officers Brandon Savage and Erin Thomas pulled over 42-year old James Gilkerson for a routine traffic stop on March 10, 2013. While the cops ran his plates, Gilkerson suddenly exits his vehicle with a semi-automatic rifle and fires round after round at the two officers, who are still in their patrol car.
Savage and Thomas managed to return fire, killing Gilkerson in the process.
Officer Thomas, who had just been hired weeks before the incident suffered a gunshot to her hand. Officer Savage was shot in the leg. Both were treated and released from an area hospital.
More details have merged along with the full video of the shootout between James Gilkerson and Middlefield, Ohio police.
According to Cleveland.com, the assault rifle used by Gilkerson was an AK-47. He fired 37 shots at Officers Brandon Savage and Erin Thomas. They returned fire with 54 rounds of their own.
Authorities found eight 40-round magazines for the AK-47 in Gilkerson's car along with books about militia and terrorism.
The names of some of the literature were "Backyard Rocketry: Converting Model Rockets Into Explosive Missiles," "Advanced Close-range Gun Fighting," "Homemade Detonators: How To Make Them." Another described how to get rid of a dead body.
"He got of the vehicle, intending to kill my officers. We don't know why he did it," said Police Chief Arnold Stanko. "He was a scumbag, and a terrorist, and he's dead."
The suspect lived at home with his mother. It appears he kept most of the books and weapons in his car because a search of the home turned up very little evidence.
Officer Thomas lost a finger during the shootout and has not returned to work. Officer Savage is back on the job after recovering from wounds to his leg
Caught On Tape: Intense Gun Battle As James Gilkerson Pulls Out AK47 Shooting at Police
Caught On Tape: Intense Gun Battle As James Gilkerson Pulls Out AK47 Shooting at PoliceCaught On Tape: Intense Gun Battle As James Gilkerson Pulls Out AK47 Shooting at PoliceCaught On Tape: Intense Gun Battle As James Gilkerson Pulls Out AK47 Shooting at Police
Haha ,saw that video a few days ago. We don't mess around here in Ohio!
I thought first season of Game of Thrones was awesome. I haven't been THAT impressed by this season's. Didn't really get into the first few episodes as much.
Seriously, what is going on in that state lately?
That guy really wanted to die.
Crazy stuff, man. I honestly have no clue where Middlefield, Ohio is...
I've been following this stuff...very interesting.
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You're batting 1000 today.
I've been keeping my eye on 3D printing for a while as well. I think it will change the future if it's carried out correctly. The potential with this stuff is limitless. This video goes into some details as to how it works.
I'm waiting for some 3D printing IPO's
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3D printing is a form of additive manufacturing technology where a three dimensional object is created by laying down successive layers of material. 3D printers are generally faster, more affordable and easier to use than other additive manufacturing technologies. 3D printers offer product developers the ability to print parts and assemblies made of several materials with different mechanical and physical properties in a single build process. Advanced 3D printing technologies yield models that can serve as product prototypes.
There has been large growth in the sale of 3D printers. Additionally, the cost of 3D printers has declined. The technology also finds use in the jewelry, footwear, industrial design, architecture, engineering and construction (AEC), automotive, aerospace, dental and medical industries, education, GIS, civil engineers, etc.
Honestly, it's just a matter of time before the laws start coming down about what can and can't be printed on a 3D printer. You can be damn sure gun manufacturers are throwing millions at their lobbyists to ban any sort of in-home production of firearms.
I was hoping you'd weigh in. You think the gov't can tell me what I can or can't print with my printer in my house?
Those laws will be tough to regulate once these printers make their way into homes. I know that's a long ways away but it's inevitable at this point. They will deactivate any options to produce what is deemed illegal, yet the tech buffs of the world will construct hacks around it. But you're the lawyer here so correct me if I'm wrong.
Here's what I see happening: government tries to outlaw production of firearms with 3D printers. Since there's no pragmatically effective way to prevent that production, they'll just approach it like drugs and criminalize everything surrounding the process - production will be illegal, possession of a manufactured firearm will be illegal, distribution of plans for creating a 3D firearm will be illegal, etc.
Then, politicians will use the inherent ineffectiveness of these laws to attack other civil liberties. Remember how much of a firestorm Wikileaks caused and how it and Julian Assange were crucified in the American media? This'll be worse. Politicians from both sides of the aisle will say that preventing weapons from being produced on 3D printers is a matter of national security. Media outlets will run with that and hypothesize that terrorists in America are building their own arsenals. 3D printing material will be monitored in the way that Sudafed is monitored now - "excessively" large purchases by private individuals will trigger FBI/CIA observation. In turn, a large segment of the American population will once again cave and start agitating to hand over more civil liberties to protect 'Murica from a relatively toothless threat.
Personally, I just want to see what the NRA does at this point. They'll be caught in the ultimate rock and hard place - the people arguing for the freedom of use on 3D printers to print firearms and firearms components are going to be the same demographic the NRA currently panders to, but every single firearms manufacturer in America (and the world, really) is going to be lobbying to heavily restrict 3D printer usage. Should be an interesting little political battle.
TL;DR - The govt. can tell you what you shouldn't print, but they can't stop you from printing stuff anyways.
No, this is exactly right - there'll be some sort of 3D printer DRM, but the internet is faster and better than government when it comes to these things - every restriction will be met with a hack, a workaround, or some other alternative solution.
I think that the government will use this to really go hard after Anonymous (and any other popular hacktivist groups). For now, the best they can do is say that Anonymous can crash a few websites and steal a bit of info, and the government and media combined have already gotten stupid people scared with that alone. However, there's only so much you can do with that - nobody's scared of a group viewed as a bunch of basement-dwelling neckbeards (although, a lot of people probably should be.)
If you change the narrative though, suddenly you've got a shadowy anarchist group, armed and capable of producing their own weapons. You can be damn sure that visual will scare people, even if there's zero evidence whatsoever that Anonymous is actually building its own firearms. As much as it sickens me to say it, unless something radically changes regarding the U.S. populace's view on the relationship between personal freedoms and state security, it wouldn't surprise me at all to see a future government start labeling "hacktivist" groups with terrorist terminology - "enemy combatants" and all that. It's one of the easiest ways to get stupid, overly-patriotic people to surrender their rights and freedoms.
Since we're on the subject of guns and regulation, I read about this nail gun by Dewalt awhile ago. It's pretty impressive, but unfortunately isn't real. Back to the 3-D printing though. I know that the only guns that have been able to fire using 3D printing can fire a few rounds and then are structurally unable to work anymore because of the stress. Since the 3D printers sole function, or even primary function, isn't the production of firearms that, at least currently, can shoot less round than a revolver before getting thrown away, I don't think that type of regulation will come any time soon on the printers. Unless the compounds that are used in the process are enhanced immensely, it just isn't a viable way to produce any type of firearm. You can ban the making of guns from it the same way you can ban the making of homemade explosives from household products, but the 3D printers themselves won't be banned unless the potential harm is much greater.
Nom nom nom, I love it.
Insert Ben Franklin quote.
I think the designs are getting better, and they're substituting durable parts for those high-stress components.
Got in my first round of the year sunday. Played freaking brutal. I'm blame my lack of drinking during the round.
My bit of advice is don't play a boring game. Golf is terrible and really does take up too much space.
Disc golf is way more fun.
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