Accountability, for better or worse, is rising to a whole new level due to voluntary and involuntary location and presence services.
That certainly explains why NY cab drivers threatened to go on strike when the City mandated GPS devices in each car.
The only difference between "crackpot" and "visionary" is the degree of of appeal the crack/vision holds for you.
I am with ya, a few years ago I stated that people would at some point, start living under the water due to cosmic rays and solar radiation concerns. People thought I was a crack pot for suggesting it, I still stand by my statements and think it is a valid line of research.
Crack pot or no, think of the view from your porch.
What about medicaid and medicare just who is paying for that?
Social hacks work on anyone with any OS. Patch yourself, what you are talking about is due diligence.
Do as the Romans did. They Knew that War should pay for itself. After you win you TAX the shit out of the loser. This is also a great deterrent.
We have gotten far to soft.
Allowing anyone to obtain money only as long as a problem exists is the surest way to assure it will always exist.
Ahh.... I see you have a good understanding of IT consulting.
Big Pharma wants you to live.
Live yes, Cure NO. They want to keep you as a consumer.
The global warming deniers act exactly like creationists do.
Really? I would have thought the opposite.
Care to explain how they act the same?
The global warming group is the ones saying that we should not question and waste time debating whether global warming was true or not even after their more outrageous claims were disproven.
Or do you mean that conservatives tend to be pro-creation and anti-climate change and liberals tend to be anti-creationism and pro-climate change? If so, how very open minded of you.
It reminds me of a history teacher that I once had that said he hated it when someone voted for someone based solely on them being pro-life. When I asked if he hated it when people would not vote for someone solely because they were pro-life, he said that was "different" because people that are pro-choice are automatically not close minded.
I got the same type of argument when I went to middle school in San Antonio. My brother and I would get beat up daily for being the only white kids in the school (the rest were predominately Hispanic.) When a teacher complained about how racist the kids were acting, they immediately responded and said it was impossible for them to be racist since they were not white.
The point is, it is easy to see your side as correct with no need to defend since anyone who disagrees must be irredeemably ignorant. Just because you believe it, though, does not mean your side is right.
The consumer and the market will control the price. They are fee to ask whatever they want, let them see what the market will bare or they price themselves out of the market.
Am I missing something here?
I call bullshit!
That CO2 is a greenhouse gas, and its increased concentration does lead to overall increase in average temperature.
There is no such thing as a greenhouse gas! There are gases that cause a greenhouse effect! CO2 is not even the worst, water vapor is!
Until you get that right, I have no time for you. The normal state of the Universe is Freaking COLD, I for one would rather be warm. There are more reports out that say LIFE will improve with a little warming. So I for one say bring it on, Let the third world have some cheap energy by burning coal and oil. Would you have them suffer with no standard of living increase by charging them for "Green Tech" they can not afford and we should not have to pay for? We can save more people by giving them POWER and WATER then by NOT. NOW who is the HATER?? you freaking AGW nutcases that is who.
Lastly, even if it is TRUE, there is NOTHING you or the INDEED the WHOLE of the EARTH can do about it. DO you get THAT, NOTHING!
Should you now be subject to have your possessions searched while the claim you're a drug-dealing prostitute for a half hour because you obviously weren't supposed to be on THAT public street?
I have a question for you.....
Does the "drug-dealing prostitute" need to be subjected to that type of treatment any more or less then you do?