I think it would be really ironic if Cuba ended up with better, more affordable Internet with better customer service than their "capitalist neighbor to the north".
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So how will this affect Cash Cab? Will Ben Bailey now have to put a pink mustache on the front of his vehicle? Will people have to use an iOS app to get a ride? Will people be required to fist-bump Ben Bailey as they enter the car?
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You're absolutely right. Proportional. He raped, tortured and murdered. So what is proportional to rape, tortured and murdered?
You're right. It's time to bring back mob justice. Quick, cheap and easy.
We have to pay for this monster to live for the rest of his life. We *all* pay taxes for that. It's expensive. Tell me how that doesn't affect us. A death-row inmate costs, what, $50-75-100K/yr to house and feed? We get no value from this. This is akin to toxic waste disposal. How many doctors, teachers, scientists can we hire for the amount of money we pay to house these people? How much further would we be as a society if we spent the money on getting ahead, not waste disposal?
I'm sure I will get an argument that "All the appeals that death row inmates use before being put to death cost more than just imprisoning them for life!" Maybe if we cleaned up our unnecessarily exhaustive legal process that has basically become a job program this wouldn't be an issue.
Great. How will the Hallmark card go for this one? You've completely ruined yet another "Hallmark holiday"! How will we stay in business?
I have a broadband router and a VoIP ATA both made by Linksys, both of which look identical and have "identical looking" AC adapters. I moved to a new apartment. All of a sudden my VoIP calls had a horrific buzz and would randomly drop. Upon further investigation the VoIP ATA needed the adapter that kicked out about 1000mA and the broadband router only needed about half that. Swapped. Problem solved. Now both adapters are labeled as to avoid future mishaps like this. That's the reason I mention this.
I can't change others' morals and not make them thieves. But I do label stuff simply so it doesn't get confused. We all have so many big power transformers to power every device and, well, I end up moving every 2-3 yrs. How will I know what all they go to? Some look identical and even have the same plugs! But not the same wattage or amperage, which makes equipment go bananas. So... for at least THAT reason it's wise to label stuff.
I can only picture that someone who looks like Dr. Evil (from the Austin Powers series) commissioning the construction of this "bigger, better" supercollider
Today plucked from the local news: Xcel urges customers to turn down the heat after Canada pipeline blast (www.startribune.com/local/242004631.html).
Xcel Energy is also a natural gas provider throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Dakota. A sizable amount of their supply comes from Canada. They are urging people to turn down their home thermostats to a relatively-low 60F. What happens to the nat gas power plants now? Do *they* have to throttle down too? Other fuel sources can keep on truckin.
Wait a minute. Weren't these the same people who broke into the Democratic Natl. Committee's headquarters seeking to pilfer with documents and information?