If these guys go it alone, we will learn that the rest of the people in the teams they left behind can make good games without them. I think the main benefit of having a big name in charge is that you need a creative authority figure to keep the corporate types from messing up the end product.
If we genocided the natives we did a terrible job of it. There are more alive today then in 1492.
LBJ was, without a doubt, the worst president sense Grant.
The French won't let the Americans leave Germany. Duh. They don't like the idea of becoming 'Western Greater Germany'.
Not the launch pad. If launching from Texas they will land the first stage somewhere in the neighborhood of Florida.
Micro vs. Macro is a distinction only made by creationists and those that have been confused by creationists.
Out of curiosity. What will you do if you catch your kid playing with explosives?
My dad was 'That's my boy!'. Mom had sworn him to not tell any of us any of his 'when I blew up...' stories. Once I got there on my own, I got to hear them.
When I was a kid we used to like to buy large caps at Radio Shack. Take them home and charge them, then rush back to radio shack to return them before they could discharge. Good times. Only worked once per store/clerk.
They don't currently do wipe down tests looking for cocaine. They do for explosives. Which you can fail by wearing shoes with lawn fertilizer on them.
Unless you like drinking till you puke all over yourself you didn't miss anything.
Equally true if you use the British definition of 'ring'.
Ukraine, next time you have the chance, lease out a navel base to the USA.
Would have changed everything, but too late now. If you take Crimea back, least the navel base to the US navy, day 1, hour 1.
I favor reducing spending and increasing taxes. That is because I am a fiscal conservative and we are currently running a wildly excessive deficit.
Do you want to increase tax revenue, or tax rates? The two are not necessarily the same, depending on which side of the Laffer Curve we currently occupy.
And don't write off other ways to reduce the deficit:
- a revenue reduction concurrent with an even larger spending reduction. (Even during Bill Clinton's second term, when there was a healthy federal surplus, opinion polls of that era showed most Americans thought the government was spending too much. If spending was scaled back to Clinton Administration levels, in partial deference to that sentiment, we would instantly be back in surplus.)
- the "Penny Plan," surprisingly endorsed by the liberal Lanny Davis (although one must wonder about the sincerity of that endorsement)
Gone are the days, when pursuit of happiness was understood as a natural right granted to each human being not by their government, but by the Creator.
Everyone understands that this is a fundamental tenet of the founding documents of the United States, but that doesn't prevent it from being quietly ignored by those who, say, disparage the Constitution as "a charter of negative liberties."
Another geek who never actually went to spring break and gets his information from movies.
Spring break beaches typically have terrible ratios. Sausage fest of drunken frat boys, puking all over themselves.