like father like son - rand paul lone vote against idiotic law

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    Good news. I can keep using my 250KW "pointer".
     
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    Either these high powered lasers are a potential hazard or they aren't. This doesn't seem like brain surgery to me.
     
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    Best paragraph from the article:
     
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    That's a lovely sentiment, Zander. How does it relate to airplane safety?
     
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    It doesn't - and neither does the inane law that they passed. I am a Private Pilot and I take flying and safety very seriously. That law is a complete waste of time.
     
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    Do you say that on account of IYO, the lasers pose no potential for harm?
     
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    No, because it is unenforceable.
     
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    Somehow the idea of a movie with Tommie Lee Jones hunting a laser-pointer wielding terrorist won't leave my mind now, and it's :lol:
     
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    Unenforceable? I thought they charged a guy with doing this a while back?
    It seems to be about the same degree of enforceable as shooting at a plane.

    But if we make the laser pointing thing illegal how will the young terrorists get practice at "painting" a plane for an laser guided Sam?
     
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