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Comment Re:LOL at the touchscreen in the article... (Score 1) 158 158

Rear ended by someone making an illegal right on red? I don't get it.

Anyhow, by focusing on driving I'm in my 4th decade of accident free driving, including a number of 'not at fault accidents' that I avoided via situational awareness.

Comment Re:I'm going with it was a new pesticide... (Score 1) 174 174

Organic pesticides are generally worse for you then good wholesome chemical pesticides.

Try and make some cigarette tea and spray it on your plants. Good wholesome nicotine is a hell of a pesticide. It is organic, but I give it a pass and use it anyhow.

Comment Re:Not the end of the crisis yet... (Score 1) 174 174

The middle class has grown by about a billion people in the last 20 years. Capitalism has once again lifted up a huge swath of the world.

It has sucked for low skill, former middle class 'westerners' but has been great for the rest of the world.

"And do you think (fop that I am) that I could be the Scarlet Pumpernickel?" -- Looney Tunes, The Scarlet Pumpernickel (1950, Chuck Jones)