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Comment: Re:We can learn from this (Score 1) 147

You might want to check your theory against the history of the 20th century.

Politicians get _worse_ when they stop having to hustle for contributions. Take money out of the picture and all they have left is power to suck up to.

You dismiss as 'implantation details' the fact that your plan would set they current two parties in concrete.

Plan rejected. Will make things worse, not better.

Comment: Re:Probably best (Score 1) 614

by HornWumpus (#49519765) Attached to: Automakers To Gearheads: Stop Repairing Cars

I stole it. No way I can lose money on this one. Guy didn't know what one is worth. Only way I would ever buy a non-tractor Ford.

I will most likely keep it stock, bring it up to princess level and bank the money.

I've seen Mustangs with good engines transplanted it. But none badged as SS. That will piss off the ford guys while simultaneously mocking all the bogus SS Chevys out there.

Sympathies on the Jag. The big six e-type is the one to have, if you want to actually drive it.

Comment: Re:Do they have any real rights? (Score 2) 315

by HornWumpus (#49519579) Attached to: Update: No Personhood for Chimps Yet

Dolphins are about as smart as pigs. The extra grey matter is sonar processing. Functional MRI has removed the mystery.

You'd think a place like /. would have put away this long dis-proven assertion. The guy that first asserted dolphins were as smart as people was on acid at the time and failed to teach them human language or to learn dolphin. Didn't matter how much acid he did, they still didn't talk.

Good gig if you're into that kind of thing.

The young lady had an unusual list, Linked in part to a structural weakness. She set no preconditions.