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Comment Please no, just stop with this (Score 1) 145

At least UPS FedEx and the like to a certain extent vet their employees. I don't want some yahoo at my house delivering my packages, playing catch with them and god know what else (staking out my house - get off my lawn).

Sure we can "leave a bad review" but by then it's too fucking late. And to what end - they get "fired" and I got broken shit - big deal, they just move on to the next Uber job.

With the traditional services, you jack around - like the fedEx monitor delivery guy and get caught, you really get FIRED, and there goes your livelihood.

Comment Re:What happens when (Score 1) 1291

a) I do care because it's been shown time and time and time again already (via food stamps and EBT fraud) that people dont buy/use what its intended for. How are is the program going to police that? Its a cut check remember? Did you always spend your allowance wisely? It may help a poor soul who's lost a job survive, but there are MILLIONS already on the dole who could care less about spending it correctly. So if Joe uses his BIC to buy cigs and lottery tickets and not food for his kids or a roof over there head, are we going to turn around and keep giving them even more money/bailouts? I'm mean we cant' just let them starve right? That's why we're here in the first place. And the cycle not only continues but amplifies. b) The whole point of the BIC is to keep them out of the streets and from starving right? Full circle to argument a) at what point do we cut of the teet and prepare for the outcome (rotting corpses in the streets) c) Well for BIC I'm forced to pay and dont have a choice but as far as someone else helping them post BIC no issue - but why can't we do that pre BIC?

Comment What happens when (Score 1) 1291

What happens when joe buys that six pack, cigs, cellphone and god knows what else instead of food water clothing and shelter? Then what? He starves? Well hell yes he should. He didnt even make his on bed, someone else did and he still shit on it. But you know that wont happen... Cause bleeding hearts and all. If and only if, you could guarantee me that once you cut that check thats it no more and society can stand the stench of thousands and thousands in the gutter, then ok you got a deal.

Comment Twitter (Score 3, Insightful) 928

So someone at swa is monitoring @swa mentions in realtime actively looking for disparaging tweets and also with a passenger list AND their twitter handle and when said tweets come in has the authority to hotline a gate to hold a plane based on said tweet alone? i mean how else did this plane not already take off? I just dont get the whole timing - good to know i can ground some random plane in california from my couch in missouri

Comment Bar table top game machine (Score 1) 322

You know those table top game machines you see in bars, one I guess had some type of issue because it would boot up into the game but a couple minutes later would reboot and you'd see the familiar boot sequence scroll thru, don't know what distribution it was because I never went up close to look but you knew it was some type of linux from afar

Comment disclaimer (Score 1) 259

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