Taiwan is split on that perspective though, with one major political party favoring independence and the other favoring continuing to claim the mainland.
This is true, I live in California and the roads are good. Is the Netherlands that bad though?
$7.25/hr does not qualify you for welfare unless you have kids, probably several of them. It's not even below the poverty line for an individual. I can assure you, I've made as little as $10,900 in a year and did not qualify for any forms of government assistance -- not welfare, not foodstamps, not anything.
$15/hr is $31K/yr. That's not modest. It's more than double my annual income, and I live alone and own a car. A minimum wage that high is bound to increase unemployment, so why send people into actual poverty by mandating that they must either be living in luxury or unemployed?
Correction: I forgot about St. Petersburg, parts of St. Petersburg are flood-prone.
A large percentage of Canadians and northern Europeans live on the coast and don't consider underwater to be utopia. Russia doesn't have any major low elevation cities I can think of though... even Vladivostok is high enough.
Those of us who don't live in cities have been driving fine at night without streetlights forever. No special paint needed. Cars have headlights.
Gnome peaked at 1.4 and has been going downhill ever since. I really enjoyed 1.4, it was quite configurable.
Ear buds, movie theaters and car stereos are hard at work on the plan.
Right, for example Microsoft would never push unpopular changes on users of their expensive operating system.
This is just yahoo being yahoo, always hard at work finding new ways to shoot themselves in the foot.
They could, actually, when we sell bullets to their neighbors who we have met.
I bought my own modem years ago. Several times since then, Comcast has slipped the $8 rental charge back onto my my bill and I have to waste hours arguing it back off. That's why I hate comcast.
Everyone successfully avoided reading the articles and launched into wild speculations that ignore all the evidence presented in the story.
North Koreans still breed.
But Pol Pot's atrocities were infinitely worse than Castro's, so Fidel is alright by your logic.