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Comment: Re:Those skeletons don't like daylight (Score 1) 163

Are you kidding me? The biggest problem is that very near 50% of our population is already hooked to the government tit one way or another. No way they would ever vote to decrease their benes. Government power would only grow.

Any new government would be BIGGER and worse. Perhaps some regions could do OK, then take over the failed ones in a generation or two.

Comment: Re:We can learn from this (Score 1) 163

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:Catch 22 (Score 3, Interesting) 332

by HornWumpus (#49520799) Attached to: Update: No Personhood for Chimps Yet

Single feral children don't talk. But groups of children, held in isolation without any language contact, develop their own invented language.

The Catholics did it in the middle ages. Apparently they expected the kids to spontaneously start speaking Hebrew. Experiment couldn't be ethically repeated today.

Comment: Re:Probably best (Score 1) 649

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.

We don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.