I type this way because I choose to...I do it with intention. You don't have to believe me but I do have a reason....
I think your probly just lazy.
If 'a' is a prefix in the case of alot then alot probably means not many or not much. It might even be an a definition of a subset of a lot in which case a better word in english would be allotment (n) or allot (v).
'A' as a prefix doesn't mean 'one'. Another is a strange word in that it is more like the German sytem of gluing words together than it is like English and it uses 'an' where there is less ambiguity about the intended meaning. Alot kind of means "not one lot" or a little.
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That's my concern in this. Seizing his bank access seems punitive to me and he hasn't been found guilty of anything. The alleged offenses don't even seem to warrant that action.
I really hope his legal team can set some kind of precedent to keep a tighter leash on prosecution agencies.
These polls are getting more and more USA-centric. What if I was from Germany, Australia or China for example? Slashdot was always US centric, but now it is even more so. Disgusting. I miss nerdy news for nerds sake instead of the brain-dead "USA USA USA USA" flag waving that goes on here.
If I was eligable, I would not join the Alexander Arms, Alliant Techsystems, ArmaLite, Arsenal, Inc., Barrett Firearms Manufacturing, Boeing Defense, Space & Security, Bushmaster Firearms International, Caspian Arms Ltd, Charles Daly, Charter Arms, CheyTac, Colt's Manufacturing Company (CMC), Detonics, Federal Cartridge Company, General Dynamics, Henry Repeating Arms, Hi-Point Firearms, JP Enterprises Inc, Kahr Arms, Kel-Tec CNC Industries Inc, Kimber Manufacturing, Knight's Armament Company (KAC), Land Warfare Resources Corporation (LWRC), Les Baer, Lockheed Martin, Magnum Research Inc. (MRI), Manroy USA, MasterPiece Arms, Marlin Firearms, McBros Rifles, Northrop Corporation, O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Olympic Arms, Remington Arms (Remington), RND Manufacturing, Rock River Arms, Royal Aquarius Defense Industries, Savage Arms, Serbu Firearms, Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company, Smith & Wesson (S&W), Springfield Armory (former U.S. Army arsenal), Springfield Armory (modern company), STI International, Strayer Voigt Inc, Sturm, Ruger, & Co. (Ruger), THOR Global Defense Group, Thompson, Taser International, Textron Systems (Textron), Thompson Center Arms (Thompson Center) and U.S. Fire Arms Manufacturing Company (U.S. Fire Arms Mfg. Co.; USFA) profit making machine anyway.
It seems a bit sick to join a group used to profit shareholders with the risk of my own life. Maybe if I was really poor I might join the lottery I guess, but only with the huge chance of losing a little money for the tiny chance of winning big.
War is only for profit these days and greed isn't enough for me to wish death on anyone, let alone myself. (I'm not even Christian, but I wonder if there are any real Christians in the US of A?)