So you just arbitrarily assigned a different gender to President Lawnchair, just because?
I'm going to stun you with this one: the President is no more a girl than his name is "Lawnchair".
The strongest economies right now all have more regulations in their markets than the US.
I'm going to stun you with this one: regulation is not economic activity. Our regulator over-reach has produced an over-damped system. I suppose, in your inverted world-view, that you can blow away a significant chunk of the workforce, and then say that unemployment is low. Because "the recovery". Also "Bush". Now, if we want to be Obama apologists and claim that the Progressive Project was out of gas, and this crash was inevitable, fine. Let's admit that it's time to quit jacking about, and change course to something more capitalistic, were insurance cartels aren't raping the American people.
But that would involve, for example, more people starting smaller insurance companies that drive down costs, deliver service, and actually fail and die when mismanaged.
Now why under the sun does our market not function naturally? Well, it's been sodomized through regulatory capture and Socialist policies, that's why. Socialism says that the government is (substantially) God, and the unreflective masses go along with this. Thus, our current crisis, where a President stares at an unreadable pile of legislation/regulation and just makes it up as he goes. You are soooo the winner here, sir.
Only by the conservatives.
Oh, how casually you blow by the creepy child worship. I guess it harms The Narrative.
You're not qualified to make such a statement. You clearly don't know socialism beyond conservative talking points
Socialism is a scam, a preaching of "The Kingdom of God, hold the God" and will always tend toward economic stagnation or worse. 2+2=5, you'll never get sons from sodomy, and Socialism is a scam. May enlightenment find you, sir.
He specifically asked you if anyone on slashdot is defending the Health Insurance Industry Bailout Act of 2010. In other words, you did not answer his question at all. Instead you ignored the question entirely and talked about me.
And of course no one is, because that piece of legislation does not exist outside of the swamp that is your mind.
It is getting hard and harder to deal with Google outside the USA.
Don't blame Google. Blame your lame ass government that wants to harass and extort them.
I think i see your tinfoil slipping.
Who is going to pay for the services? No one is gong to pay for this sort of thing, so AD revenue is what pay for places like Facebook. If you bypass it the money slowly dries up and the service goes away.
Even if people did pay, you wont see the amount of money being made, so less incentive for it to happen. Advertisements is the only way its going to happen.
Right or wrong, the reason a large site like Facebook stays large as most people dont want to have to go different places to do what amounts to the same thing.
Would you rather go to 10 friends house each week for 30 minutes each, or everyone hang out at one for the afternoon? Most people would not choose all the running around.
if *I* make a copy, nothing is lost as i was not going to purchase the product the first place. You may think it diminishes the product's value, but it doesn't.
The artist ( or developer, etc ) also might make a sale later due to my recommendation as without the copy, i would have never heard it in the first place and could not recommend it. If i determine the product had value to me, id even pay for it afterward.
You may see it as a way to get out of paying for something, while i dont. If it wasn't for the potential abuse by others, all products could be that way. Get it for free, and if you dont like it you dont pay ( or you get return it no questions asked, if its a ' hard good' ).
No excuse is needed for that. You should be thankful since it helped keep the free world free, not that you probably care.
What a pity, you precious snowflake, you encountered an opinion you disagree with. Did it scar you for life?
50 bickering corrupt fiefdoms certainly is no better than one big one.
I strongly disagree with you here.
50 little fiefdoms cannot achieve the kind of global corruption you find in DC. And the culpable throats are much closer to the voters. Think about it. Please.
English is a moving target. Always has been; always will be.