You approve of the IDEA of censorship. What you forget is that there has to be someone in charge of it. And once you put someone in charge, they get to use their discretion. In practice, also known as gritty real life, mission creep sets in, definitions get changed, or politicians deem something to have (or not have) happened.
And thank God for the people who make the factories! Imagine if every single item you wanted had to be individually hand-made with individually hand-made tools.
This is because the Walmart worker has a good that is high in supply but low in demand (uneducated, unskilled labor) and the coder has has a good that is has a lower supply (creating software from stray ones and zeros.)
Do you think a committee of 700 janitors could do the job of a CEO?
Also, when you say owning a business is not a human right, you fail. The opposite of "you have the right to own a business" is "you will work for whatever the state tells you." Which is also sometimes called "slavery."
Modern democrats now realize that there is such a thing as too much government. [Citation needed]
Honestly, I don't want to have to grab a mouse, or fuss with the touchpad if I can help it. My start menu (XP) has my most frequently used apps with a number in front of them. So I can hit the windows key and then 1 to start chrome, or windows key and 2 to start OpenOffice, et cetera.
Also, I can shut it down by pressing windows, "u" and "s".
Wow. He said "we haven't increased the maximum lifespan." Then you said "yes, we have increased the average life expectancy."
You managed to fail at reading comprehension and statistics.
Hopefully they also monitored effects on the younger mouse. Twould be a shame if people started doing these experiments on humans, and then find out that it accelerates aging in the donor.
How should he try not to get shot at school? Are you suggesting that he bring his ballistic shield with him? It's kind of bulky, especially compared to a Ruger
In fact, and this scares the crap out of you, if someone decides to start shooting random innocents, the only way we've found to stop them is by poking holes in them. If nobody nearby has a hole-poker, they have to call a professional hole-poker, who takes, on average, an extra twelve victims worth of time to get there.
As far as I can tell, your policy preference is to adopt the gun laws of Detroit, or Mexico.
Nope. Once you get an hour away from the coast, the Bay, or the Capitol, California is a red state. But those three areas are where most of the population is.
Maybe a good first step would be for automakers to make battery packs for cars easy enough to swap out that my grandma could do it. Then all manner of storage and charging options become feasible.
The supermarket down the street sells 20lb tanks of propane, for $20 when you swap tanks. If they could make swapping an empty battery as easy as swapping an empty a tank on my grill, more places would find ways to charge batteries to sell.
This. Hell, the trailer could just haul a big extended battery, too.
"Well, it's not great, but it is a crack in the monoculture-for-fuel mindset."
If you define "monoculture" as "field full of corn" then yes. If you define monoculture as "The cultivation of a single crop in a given area," like, well, the dictionary, then growing several sections of these "energy beets" will be a monoculture as well.
Hopefully something directly from the USDA will suffice:
It will be fair! When the state of Arkansas provides me with roads, bridges, police, fire, and social services here in California.
There is no reason I should pay taxes in Arkansas. The people using their services (listed above) should pay for them.