The intent of the Constitution is perfectly clear. It is only weasel lawyers that want to find a way around it, to oppress and enslave, who find it confusing.
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The people who want to hide from the US will not include your backdoors in their systems. The backdoors only serve to allow the NSA (and possibly anyone else) to read Americans' communications.
My servers run 100% software that I can get and modify the source code for when required. I'd say he's done a great job.
The kernel is more reliable. Userland is definitely getting worse.
Yeah except now it's a single binary with 100 configuration files. Half of which just run a shell script anyway, because you need one to get the job done.
And I don't even mind that it replaces init, init sucked, but that it's that it's hijacking ntp, login control, syslog, cron, and any number of other tools that just worked before systemd.
Recent versions of systemd have hijacked syslog. I don't know about opensuse, but on Gentoo I had to go and tell systemd to send me my logs back to a real syslog daemon.
Yes, I meant exactly what I said. Without constant inflation, you could save money from working and retire on it. With inflation, you are instead forced to invest that money, generally in financial instruments, and hope that it grows at least as fast as inflation (plus whatever taxes and fees you get charged for the privilege of having your money keep up with inflation). Inflation therefore punishes savers.
The rich have much greater access to and control over productive assets. They control the financial sector, which gains most of the benefits of saver's money being forced into investments. Constant inflation is the largest cause of growing wealth inequality.
If you consistently increase the money supply faster than the rate of economic growth, people stop thinking your money is legitimate. Economists call that inflation, and it's used to devalue non-productive savings and make borrowing cheaper, which combined means it's just a way to make rich people richer. It screws everyone else and eventually the inevitable result is a currency crisis.
Borrowing and spending only makes sense if the borrowing leads to enough additional income in the future to justify paying off the interest on the loan. That generally means infrastructure spending, for infrastructure that is actually needed to create real growth.
Borrowing for anything else just makes you poorer in the long term.
What Europe calls austerity, everyone else calls living within one's means. Which, in the long term, is non-optional.
Good luck with that. Ratings agencies can't even give an honest appraisal of the country's debt without getting dragged into lawsuits and being forced to fork over billions of dollars in penalties. Any company that actually defied the police state would be out of business within a week.
At 10 I could bike anywhere I could reach. I had my own boat, and a gas account at the marina, and would frequently be out all day.
I usually bussed to school, because it was a couple of miles, but I could and did walk or bike it fairly often.
I'm astonished at how coddled most children are, these days. No wonder everyone's scared all the time.
Read that. All of it. And then come back and tell me what their mission statement is.
Would Quebec be enough? Please, take it.
Yeah I'd put it in the late 1700's.