The Debate On TASERS: Should Civilians Have Them?

imgID77909496The following is a guest post.

As heated opinions in politics rise, many people are taking the time to think about firearms and what rules, regulations, and policies should be set for the use and ownership of them. There are arguments for different sides, and everyone has a set of beliefs and morals that help steer their opinion. Some people look at owning a gun as a strict means of protection, while others have found the recreational use of them. Shooting, hunting, and gun shows are just a few ways that people have found a way to enjoy and socialize with their hobby.

However, what people don’t talk about as much is the use of stun guns and TASERS. In most places, these items are free for anyone to purchase without many restrictions. A couple of states have set down rules like the need to obtain a license, or have banned them for civilian purchase entirely. Continue reading

The Drill Down 472: You’ve Been Bumped (preview)

TDD 472

This week, Did Russia & China attempt to interfere with the Brexit vote as well? Dallas emergency sirens hacked, Taser offers bodycams to every US police officer, Tesla tops US automakers, and, yes, we’re gonna talk about that United Airlines thing… all this and much much more.

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The Drill Down 022 – The Best of 2007: Gotta Digg!

Join Andy, Mu & Reg as they ring in the new year by recalling their picks for the best tech, internet & science events of 2007. Then they’re joined by very special guest Kina Grannis (“Gotta Digg!”), who folk-rocks the house with her sweet musical stylings.


Top 10 in Tech, Science & Internet
1. Apple iPhone
2. Stem Cells from skin cells
3. One Laptop Per Child
4. Writer’s Guild Strike (Digital Download Residuals)
5. Al Gore wins Nobel Peace Prize/ increased awareness of Climate Change
6. Facebook’s Beacon Infuriates users
7. The rise of Grassroots Politics on the Net
8. Increase of taser abuse by law enforcement
9. RIAA vs. Jammie Thomas
10. Top Viral Videos 2007

Dramatic Look
Chocolate Rain
Leave Britney Alone!
The Landlord
Miss South Carolina 2007
Daft Hands
“Thriller” dance performed by Philipino prisoners
2 Girls, 1 Cup reactions
Gotta Digg!

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