At 2 billion a year, I doubt it's easier to pay them.
SGI IS the dinosaur.
Yes, because both sides are always equal in culability. Just some random examples off the top of my head: Mugger/Muggee, Murder/Murdered, Rapist, Rape Victim. Yulp, definitely a LOT of blame to go around....
Let me introduce you to a small part of the budget labeled "Defense"....
I put in my $20, and wished it Godspeed. They did deliver a prototype, and it's sorta usable, so they didn't just take the money and run. I'm not upset.
Most of those sources are risk averse, resulting in a lot of look alike products. It's the more harebrained schemes like this one that Kickstarter is all about. The ones that the establishment won't look at while they pump out COD XIXIX11 and it's related cash cows.
Most of the liberal groups were already established, so 90% of the organizations applying were of one political persuasion. Further it's pretty clear they were trying to skirt the rules, and didn't have the institutional memory to know how to do it right.
In real life, the frog jumps out of the water. I suspect the people will too.
Got an example?
No the IRS was not abusing political opponents either. Rather it was the usual incompetent government we've all come to know and love.
Frogs actually jump out at some point.
While you have a good point, I think it also needs to be considered, that the world is watching this one, and while the charge is pretty light compared to the resources expended, it would be a huge embarrassment for the British if he just walked away because they weren't watching.
Yes, you can mark your luggage as delicate, and it does result in different treatment, but not to the better.
The "World"? Not much, but I suspect they've got some interesting back end systems to handle all that traffic. Too bad they're not sharing.
Wouldn't the company just find another excuse to f'over the employees?