I imagine most informants were arrested for something and decided to help rather than go to jail. I think the immediate threat of jail-time outweighs a chance that they may be found out in the future.
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A guy on a forum I frequent has a printing shop. He sent the police department of box of pedobear stickers! Showed a picture of the delivery confirmation as well.
I should have clarified, oldest in existence. You say there are some currently twice as old as the US's. Which ones? I'm curious.
I don't think you can compare constitutions of the past to the ones of today. The circumstances under which they exist are drastically different. Your last statement while true, doesn't invalidate my claim.
Is the US really a superpower still? It's definitely declining. Looking at history I think it's delusional arrogance to believe the US has found the "perfect" government. Especially when you consider the US being such a young construct, which definitely has yet to stand the test of time.
Well, the US does have the longest standing Constitution of any nation. I think that says a whole lot about the effectiveness of our chosen form of government.
I'll give my little anecdote. My wife went to the hospital on my son's due-date. The wanted to do an NST (No-Stress Test) to make sure the baby was fine and perform a quick ultrasound to make sure fluid levels in the uterus were ok.
The NST consisted of a nurse strapping a heartbeat monitor and contraction sensor or something like that to her belly. They came back in after 30 minutes, looked at the charts and said we were ok. Walked to the ultrasound room, guy does a 20 minute ultrasound and says all is well and we could go home. We were there for an hour tops.
The bill? $1600!!!!! $700 of that was the NST. THEY LITERALLY JUST PUT TWO SENSORS ON HER STOMACH AND QUICKLY GLANCED AT THE RESULTS!!! Insurance covered all but $170 of it, but damn! People don't pay attention to the true costs of these silly little procedures. I'd love to see the price breakdown of those two procedures.
The transmissions Ferrari is using along with other manufacturers can be better thought of as auto-shifting manuals as opposed to the manual-shifting autos you're probably familiar with. The Ferrari transmissions have a computer controlled clutch to handle engagement/disengagement of the tranny rather than a torque converter used by auto transmissions.
It's spelled "lose".
Why not just install 03 on the C2D box?
Forget that man...I just read the pdf story. Nice try but you can't trick me!!