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Comment: Would it be more humane (less cruel) to . . . ? (Score 1) 1081

by adjectivity (#49258965) Attached to: How To Execute People In the 21st Century
Ignore the debatability of any society forcibly putting an individual to death for whatever reason (justice, order, deterrent, sadism, zealotry, etc) and consider the following: Is it less "cruel and unusual" to let the condemned individual choose the method of capital punishment from an approved list?

+ - Google $99 Laptop Program Coincides with Article on Google's Low Tax Payment->

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adjectivity writes: "Both of these stories appeared in my Facebook feed 'about an hour ago' through Google and Ars Technica. I wonder which one will get more air time and 'likes'?

Bloomberg featured a story last night (which ran at 11:00PM CST 12-09-12) on Google's very complicated tax payment plan that funneled almost $10 billion in profits to a shell company in Bermuda where there are no corporate taxes.

Perhaps it is just a coincidence that today Google's Official Blog announced a program for educators in Kansas City, location of its Google Fiber Gigabit internet project, that would sell its own Samsung Chrome-book for only $99."

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