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Comment Re:no (Score 1) 490

If you need language that people can't understand to write a law, then that is a bad law. The whole point of laws is that they are something that everyone has to obey. If they can't be understood, they can't be obeyed, so why have them?

A good first step would be to check if the legislators understand what they are voting on. Lets say that after a law is voted on, a random sample of those that voted for it is chosen, and they are given a quiz about what the law would mean in various situations (these questions could be sent in by the voters as well as whoever opposed the law). If all the answers agree, these answers can serve as the 'explanation' of the law. If they don't the law does not take effect, since it is too unclear.

Comment Re:Not surprised (Score 1) 334

It means that instead of a payout that covers their medical bills and other damages (which would be covered by the mandatory insurance), your victims get whatever bankruptcy court can squeeze from you and nothing else.

I might be in favor of this if they were allowed to sell of your organs in cases where you can't pay for the damage you cause and you aren't insured.

Comment Re:Social mobility was killed, but not this way (Score 1) 1032

Please read what I was responding too.

10 million times perhaps $5k/year would be $50 billion. I figure that's cheap enough. However, I'd go even further and put income restricts so only lower income individuals would qualify. (Under 250% of the poverty level.) And only those who maintain a 2.0 GPA.

My question was whose income should be counted? The childs (which is likely near 0 even for children of billionaires) or the parents? And if it should be the parents, what about parents that refuse to finance their child's education? Should the child be punished by being denied aid for having parents that are both rich and uncaring?

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