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Comment Re:Against the law (Score 3, Informative) 214

Because you said so, right?

Since the courts have said so. Unless you're saying that you don't believe in the rule of law.

Uber provides additional insurance while carrying a fare, and insurance premiums are already assessed for mileage which accounts for the additional mileage between fares.

And that isn't legal in many places of the world. The vehicle itself has to have the insurance coverage directly on it. Which isn't happening.

A worthless thing which does none of the things it is claimed to do.

Except it has a higher level of testing, requires the person to know and understand local laws before passing, and it's a prerequisite in many cases for carriage insurance for taxis. And in many places is the requirement to waive liability in the case where a passenger refuses to use a seatbelt and so on.

It's easy to do people for taxes. But there's plenty of unjust fees and taxes.

Really? I guess that explains why uber drivers aren't paying their taxes as required by law. And why uber is refusing to pay taxes like a taxi company.

False. You're a liar.

Well, I suppose that makes you an idiot who doesn't understand law.

Comment Re:Against the law (Score 2) 214

Yes, but idiots keep pointing out how illegal Uber is without stopping to think about whether those laws are just.

Oh the laws are just, tell me something what part about requiring carrier insurance(including the minimum required for liability), having a chauffeurs license, and operating with a business license and having the mandated tax requirements for provincial/state and federal are unjust. Uber doesn't want to have any of these on their drivers, that's what the problem is.

Comment Re:Only banned in agriculture (Score 0) 113

This is pretty well known stuff. Here's some reading material for you, the ban on DDT was fear mongering nothing more. The estimate is 50m-500m dead since it was banned, there's no solid figures because no one actually knows solidly how many people have died since the ban. But you can do out the math if you really want since 40% of the worlds population lives in areas where you can contract it.


Comment Re:Fuel Injection? (Score 1) 300

Meanwhile you've got a bunch of near-explosions whose reactions you're only guessing at constantly happening at the edge of causing damage because you're chasing efficiency.

Yeah that's not chaos and tinkertoys, that's the application of math and science, and the application of programing at the highest level to "make it all work" without causing the engine to disintegrate, rattle itself apart, or through a piston through the block.

Comment Re:Segregation not the answer (Score 1) 449

Straw man. I said in this particular instance it makes sense, just like it makes sense to have segregated bathrooms and locker rooms for men and women, but not for race.

Well we've got the feminists screaming about bathroom segregation already, and how it should be unisex. And there's the starting calls for no-gender locker rooms already, and there are many feminists(anita sarkeesian, jessica valenti, and laurie penny as examples) out there pushing the racial segregation for education. So yeah, guess that's a problem now right?

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