And what exact public law is being broken now?
I'll take a wild guess and say it's illegal to sublet public property without some kind of special permit. I wager that if there is a free open-air concert in the park you can't set out a dozen blankets in a good spot and charge people for the reserved seating. This seems very similar to that.
On the sublet issue: you're not charging them to park there, you're accepting a bribe to incentivize you to leave. I see this as the same as some guy cruising around and offering you a sawbuck to pull out and let him take your spot.
This is hilarious. If they CAN get the info, it makes everyone in government VERY nervous, if they can't get it, then the next thing this congressman should bring up is "why the heck are we funding the NSA if they don't actually seem to do anything?" Ok, the NSA's answer to that is "we do lots of stuff, but we can't tell you about it, it's secret".
If you can't use it, what's it for? The phrase, "write-only memory" comes to mind.
Amazing how you have made this into the GOP being slimy when the whole issue is due to the Democrat controlled IRS (during that time-period) losing all relevant emails from a large period of time. That is what is slimy here.
Not to mention that IRS Commissioner John Koskinen testified back in March that the IRS emails "get taken off and stored in servers." One can conclude that this latest story was fabricated between then and now.
How the heck does this make the public safer? It makes it more likely to get money from your opponent's insurance if he kills you on the street, but that's about it.
Insurances never make anything more secure. They make the loss more bearable. At best.
If insurance is a requirement and you can't get it because you're a risk, then you can't legally operate and the public is safer. QED. The big question is whether you'll enforce the requirement. If you don't enforce a law, it may as well not exist.
It's so overwhelming that 97% of climate scientists agree with that.
I wonder what percentage of contemporary scientists thought Galileo and Copernicus were all wet.
Seems to me that strict government control over government funded education (i.e. public schools) is legitimate. I await your argument as to why it's not.
Bear in mind, I'm advocating loose government control instead of strict and not complete lack of control.
When you say "loose government control", some people hear, "anarchy". Just like when you say, "lower taxes", they hear, "elimination of all taxation". No intermediate states are contemplated, or even considered possible.
Given that gender identity is now apparently whatever the individual says it is when it comes to bath- and locker-room assignments, should we all be asked to pick the race we feel most simpatico with and be that for reporting purposes?
The last few mortgages I refinanced, I took note that the paperwork said that if I didn't disclose my race the broker would do it for me and put that on the form in my stead. So now any time I have to put down my race, I pick one at random. Since I have no idea what's back there in my ancestry, all possibilities are in play and one choice is as good as another.
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Browser plug-in software makes people spend more time at their computers becoming sedentary and isolated, leading to health problems , ergo higher medical costs. The health problems also lower worker productivity. Why should I have to pay for the damage done by browser plug-ins?
I'm getting so tired of these. It seems like every few months now I'm getting affected by one. Last year my bank replaced my debit card three times (Adobe breach, Target breach, and who knows what the third one was)! Consequently, I'm no longer using my debit card as a debit card, but only at ATMs. I use my credit card for any card-based purchases now. But it doesn't stop. You name it: zappos breach, dropbox breach, a breach at an old community college I attended years ago, and probably others that I've forgotten about in the last year or two. Fuck me running.
By the way, the stories about this breach claim that no financial data was compromised. That's fine, except that the data that was compromised may be used for identity theft: your name, date of birth, and street address. I'm pretty much getting ready to use the option that the credit reporting agencies offer to lock down my credit so that no one can obtain credit in my name without me unlocking it. It's a pain, but I don't think it's a choice anymore at the rate these breaches are going.
One thing I've done for a while now is use Citicards' Virtual Account Number service for any online credit card purchases. It generates a unique number that can be used one time (sorta - if the purchase has multiple stages like Amazon does for example, the retailer can place several charges) by one retailer. It's a bit of trouble, but I don't have to concern myself that a compromise at one business will cause me to have to replace the card. Plus, if a compromise ever happens, it'll be immediately apparent which retailer is to blame.