Also, do you know that it was FBI that posed undercover as the blackmailers as well as the executors. That every single hit that was ordered against a fictional entity, in response to blackmails by fictional entities, and carried out by a fictional entity as well.
Browsing the comments, military workers are quick to defend against generalizations when any anyone calls them out for serving in a "killing machine."
Yet, at the same time, the whole headline is a generalization.
You can't have it both ways.
Sure, tenure makes no sense for schools.
But, what I'm really wondering is: Just what was the creative logic that the
> [Bay Area... hard to rent without proof of income]
How about we ask for some laws to address this problem? Seems like a good idea, right? Let's make more laws to try to solve a problem that was caused in the first place by... wait for it, previous bad laws!
Do you know why things are that way in the Bay Area? It's because do-gooders made it very hard to evict a deadbeat tenant, and a host of related bad laws..
Interfere with the free market, and the consequences will come back and bite us all. Of coures, then we can ask for more bad laws... till the cows come home.
And this is why you don't install third party "goodies" on your linux workstations (unless you are looking for just a play machine.).
There's a reason distros separate things into free/nonfree or main/universe. The first thing everyone does is go out and get 'multiverse.' Heck, if that's what you want, you might as well stick with windoze...
This will happen time and again. If not Intuit, it will be industry X buying government on issue Y because it benefits them.
You can blame Intuit all you want, but that's like blaming sand for flowing downhill. Legal lobbying for your best self-interest is what we all do.
The real problem is not Intuit, but it's the Government. It should not be "buyable." Its purpose was to provide national security and law and order, that's all. The more functions and power it takes on, the more the lobbying goes up..
Think it's not bad enough? Heck, a 30-mile circle outside DC is populated mainly by lobbyists.
I always thought of guarddog as the simplest, easiest, friendly GUI-based firewall.
It's still around, of course, but IDK why it vanished from Debian starting wheezy. Made me switch to the command-line based ufw
Many slashdotters defend "We the people" saying that people have no choice. They claim, for example, both Dems and Reps. take turns tightening the noose whereas people actually like liberty.
The fact is that Dems. and Reps. *both* are very sensitive to opinion polls.
The problem *is* We the people. The fact that we slashdotters don't realize in our slashdot bubble is that a *majority* of population does believe that TSA is necessary, and that TSA are good for the nation.
So, I agree. Ultimately, the real problem is not Dems or Reps. It's We the People. By and large, the policies of countries do tend to reflect what We the People believe.
You can't excuse the populace as a whole and simply blame the "system."
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