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Citizens United, and now Hobby Lobby, stand for the worryingly advancing proposition that corporations are identical to people and must be afforded all the same rights... in spite of the fact that they're fictitious legal entities. They're bad decisions which have made worse law, and your strange argument in favor of them is frankly completely incorrect.
There goes the galactic neighborhood.
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Also, as has been pointed out, your contention is completely unsupported by reality. But nice try. Maybe you should take your own advice about not being a "partisan pawn"?
If you're here on an H-1B and lose your job, you have to leave. Your status lapses when the visa does.
If you want to get a green card through work, you have to get labor certifications and go through a very extensive search process to show that there is absolutely no US citizen able and available to do the job that you're trying to use to get a green card.
Your pithy suggestion doesn't "fix" anything or make treatment more "fair or humane". It dicks over immigrants, or potential immigrants, even harder than our already screwed up system does.
MAYBE the issue is more complicated than "the dirty foreigners are taking all the work!". MAYBE the issue is the geographic location of the unemployed being very different from the geographic location of any available jobs. MAYBE the 50 million unemployed don't have the education, skills, or experience needed to perform any of the jobs those H-1B visa holders are performing... or any of the other available jobs.
But reality never gets in the way of a good freakout, does it? It's so much easier to just blame the foreigner, and that's such a popular option in this country. You've got to love deeply ingrained xenophobia.
Is it to avoid claims for payment on the shipment from the bankruptcy estate? Is it fears for later liability? Is it, as the summary tries very hard to imply, sheer obstinate evil?
If you're not going to even attempt to hide your bias, why even bother?
Once upon a time I had to work out the local cable company's internal network topology to nail down the choke point which was causing my connection to not-infrequently experience >50% loss because the techs they sent out were utterly worthless. I took this information to their office, asked to speak to their general manager, and after explaining what I had done and what I had learned about their severely oversold network in the process he offered me a job... which I promptly turned down, because I refused to work for a company so inept that they intentionally massively oversold their capacity knowing full well it would be 6+ months before they could add any more capacity to their system.
And this entire Mt. Gox kerfluffle has seriously eroded the general public's trust of bitcoin, even as it was just starting to catch on.
This may not kill the currency, but it's not going to do it any favors either.
The request was that you be less ridiculous, not as utterly absurdly ridiculous as possible.
Gizmodo said they were listening and implementing fixes for the issues, but it would take time, give them two months. Two months passed, nothing changed. Anyone who broached the subject was either outright banned, or shouted down and personally insulted by the editors. The lack of fixes was justified by saying "page impressions are higher than ever", so that must mean the redesign was great. But meanwhile, the long time core of commenters all slowly dribbled away from the site.
That giant pile of bullshit made me leave Gizmodo and never go back. I'm hoping Slashdot doesn't do the same thing with this redesign.