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Comment: Re: Whats wrong with US society (Score 1) 609 609

It's also why our poorest state is wealthier than the UK on a per capita basis.

Not that I am calling you a liar, but I would love to see some statistics that show that, it sure doesn't sound correct.

Courtesy "gdp of ..." in google.

2.678 trillion USD (2013)
United Kingdom, Gross domestic product

1.414 trillion USD (2013)
Texas, Gross domestic product

1.959 trillion USD (2012)
California, Gross domestic product

57.71 billion USD (2007)
West Virginia, Gross domestic product

46.9 billion USD (2007)
Rhode Island, Gross domestic product

Comment: Re:Oh wow (Score 0) 234 234

Thank you for standing up and not posting that AC.

I know a "proper" caste system is wrong on several levels, but all too often there is a focus on the hardest to improve segment. We shouldn't be detracting from those with ability and resources by setting the bar where the kids with no love or help at home can reach for the general populous.

Comment: Re:Cue the whiners (Score 1) 329 329

Abstinence from real time cable and a whole lot of missed commercials. Going on 5 years now. ~$16/month for Netflix and Hulu.

Sure there are some shows that I have seen adverts for that look cool, but I'm not forking out a premium cable subscription for 1-2 shows a month.

It is easier to write an incorrect program than understand a correct one.

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