But since they are Europeans, they happily trade with the enemy.
You left off, "While smugly lecturing the US."
If there is no market for manned space flight, then using your taxpayer dollars for it is simple misallocation and waste of resources. Ask the Soviets what the ultimate outcome of such State resource management is.
To ignore that it was not murderous Mao who increased life expectancy in China, but the simple spread of Western-greed-invented technologies such as vaccines, antibiotics, motor engines, and fertilizers.
It is not what the genocidal regime introduced that is its crime; it is how it delayed its adoption.
Hear that, North Korea, and tremble.
A police spokesperson confirmed that they had questioned Codie with regard to a Section Five Racial Public Order offence and that she had been kept in a juvenile unit, not a police cell. "The unit is not particularly threatening, it has picture windows and comfy furniture and she would have been checked on regularly by trained staff. "She was definitely not locked up for over six hours."
You know, one might call it the Four Seasons or the Shangri-Lah, but if one is there arrested, deprived of freedom, fingerprinted, DNAd and now apparently on a "children" database accessible to only 390,000 people, perhaps one can insist on calling it a "cell".
[..] A complaint was made and she was taken to a police station.
[...] her fingerprints and DNA samples were taken and she was put in a cell.
[...] Greater Manchester Police said it took hate crime reports very seriously and its treatment of the teenager was in line with normal procedure.
The others where speaking Urdu and the the assignment was "discuss."
I'd like to see the database entry for the arrested girl.
Luddites, by their very nature, are starry-eyed naifs. Just look at his comment about jobs, as if jobs were cost-free.
Moses had nothing on this guy. He only parted one measly sea, let alone oceans.
After all, don't we want young Buddhists to be much less likely to be directed to extremist material online?
Oh, sorry, forgot the UK government only sponsors your religion when you are violent. If you are peaceful, you are on your own. Do your own damn PR!
"it wants to 'flood the internet' with 'positive' interpretations of Islam and plans to train government-approved groups in search engine optimization techniques"
you are still saving more than 50%
You deceive yourself. Regulated utilities in the US will eventually pass any cost increases to consumers. As the utility has to generate 100% more power than marked on your bulb, your rates will go up proportionally on your bill.
Stinginess with privileges is kindness in disguise. -- Guide to VAX/VMS Security, Sep. 1984