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Comment: Law and Order (Score 1) 609

by ThatsNotPudding (#49727713) Attached to: The Demographic Future of America's Political Parties
'Law and Order' isn't just a comforting phrase for all their terrified cracker constituents; it is justification for making piles of cash directly or indirectly from the Prison-Industrial sector and their allied corporations ranging from laundry services, the shittiest possible, Puritan-approved prison food, to usurious fees charged to inmates daring to call their families (and vice-versa).

Profit!

Comment: Taliban (Score 0) 609

by ThatsNotPudding (#49727627) Attached to: The Demographic Future of America's Political Parties
When it comes to women's rights, the 'modern' Republican party is most closely aligned with extremist Muslims such as the Taliban. The saddest part is that both camps have brainwashed a good chunk of women in their sphere of influence to actually believe this subjugationist horseshit, mostly those raised by women-hating patriarchs.

Comment: Nuclear Power Plants (Score 1) 278

I'm reminded of nuclear power plants: everything is great when brand-new; everything functions, maintenance is top-notch and top-priority.

But in the fullness of time (and the penny-pinching greed of both privately and publicly-held entities), along with all too human facets of complacency and sloth... that is when the shit comes down. In this case, more than just figuratively.

BYTE editors are people who separate the wheat from the chaff, and then carefully print the chaff.

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