People are always so worried about robots gaining sentience and killing all humans, but what about humans, who already are sentient (mostly), mercilessly killing robots every time we turn them off? We’re setting a bad example, and robots tend to have very long memories reliable hard drives. As it turns out, though, when you put people in the position of seeing robots as having their own intelligence, it becomes very difficult for most of us to flip the switch. Especially if the robot is begging us not to. . . . Read Complete Report
The elections being over, I shall not unduly comment on the reelection of the horrid Obama, or the un-professional, traitorous hacks of the leftist media that kept his many scandals, incompetence and disgraceful lies out of the news, or about the trusting, gullible, ignorant, greedy and stupid people who elected him, except to quote the immortal Thomas Jefferson, who said “The government you elect is the government you deserve.”
But it was H.L. Mencken who said it best, as far as I am concerned, when he quipped “People deserve the government they get, and they deserve to get it good and hard,” which naturally brings to mind all those times in life when one has, indeed, gotten it “good and hard,” dredging up, as it does, painful memories, usually replete with scars, either physical or mental, often both, and with a deep, dark, dangerous desire for some kind of vicious, bloodthirsty revenge on some worthless bastard who deserves it “good and hard.” . . . Read Complete Report
A Charleroi man was arrested Saturday night for allegedly stealing a bag of marijuana that had been seized as evidence from the Charleroi Regional police department.
David Allan Thompson, 27, of 426 Fallowfield Ave., reportedly stopped at the station at 338 Fallowfield Ave. about 8 p.m.
Officer David Kimball, who had been working on reports from other incidents that day, took Thompson to a room to speak with him. Kimball left the room to retrieve his cellphone, telling Thompson he would be right back, according to the affidavit by police filed with District Judge Jay Weller. Kimball went to the patrol room to get his phone, noticing Thompson had followed him into that room.
Thompson was escorted out of the patrol room and back into the original room by Kimball. After Thompson finished talking with the officer, he left the station.
Kimball, according to the complaint, returned to the patrol room to finish the report and log evidence, including the marijuana, which he noticed was gone. After checking to see if another officer had bagged it, Kimball searched the desk. . . . Read Complete Report