It's not the country, It's the drooling morons that we have running the country.
Greed. Pure Greed.
Yep, a few years ago I used to send a LOT of CDR's and DVDR's to friends in Canada I would trade for Cuban Cigars.
I say we take the Politicians money first. That would be the ultimate in honest.
Or, simply configure the pumps to have different IP addresses. Does his boss pour gasoline on him and set him on fire if he changes their IP addresses?
Which is why it should be tied to the car value.
Driving a Bugatti Veyron? you pay $22.50 per mile for the tax.
Driving a 1995 Civic? $0.05 per mile.
Very simple to do, which means the government will completely fuck it up.
"Shipping costs would also be prohibitive."
no it's not. jam them in as tight as possible into a $5.95 flat rate box.
I dunno, I only know about 6 commands in gVim, but that still makes it faster than any other text-editor I've ever used. (of course regexp find and replace are two of the commands...)
Good design is just good design.
PS - If you're going to mention Emacs, I'll try it when I get a meta-key on my keyboard...
Because convention is 90% of everything... Knowing how to add 2 numbers or measure distance with triangles isn't going to teach you which side of the road to drive on. (Or even that you multiply across then down in matrix multiplication)
Not even lasers. Hackers have been doing this with freaking LED's for long range networking.
Short of really massive weather conditions they are reliable as hell and dont require clearing all the trees out of the frenel area in front of the dish.
Just use the frigging dark fiber that is already running between them.
I fully support requiring the use of 50% grey boards with 50% grey chalk to support Unity and fairness!
in my local city, the last 5 cops shot were shot by themselves or other police officers.
Cops really suck at firearms, yet we allow them to openly carry them in public.
Plus the chances of you shooting and killing someone without going to prison or even lose your job are incredibly high.
You can Taze and Mace anyone you want at will.
You can break all traffic laws at will for any reason at all, or even no reason at all.
Being a cop means you are in the largest and best financed street gang there is.
Blocking municipal is how you identify the completely corrupt officials.