What I remember from "Shock and Awe" was we used a lot of very expensive bomb to blow up empty (except for the cleaning women) office buildings in Baghdad so that we could pay Haliburton an outrageous amount to rebuild them.
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"Yes, I've just had a medical procedure involving a radioactive isotope, here's a letter from the doctor."
Lucky for us it's impossible to fake a note from a doctor.
History shows us that famine, war, and plague occur when we run out of resources or populate an area too densely. Some of the strong, smart, and lucky will survive to repopulate.
nuclear power has not directly killed anyone in the United States.
Unless maybe you wanted to count Karen Silkwood
It looks like the most you can make in Kansas is just over $100K. I worked for the State of Kansas long ago, I left because the pay was so low. I doubled my pay when I left.
Palin just lost my vote. I liked her because she managed to balance the budget in Alaska
Balance the budget in Alaska? How hard is that?
More than 80% of Alaska's state revenue is from oil taxes, royalties and fees.
In Alaska you don't pay state income tax or state sales tax, the state pays you
As the price of oil increased she could (and did) spend more
I once thought some guy from Texas born with a silver foot in his mouth, who had basically relied on daddy's friends and connections his entire adult life, would have been equally unelectable. I was disastrously wrong.
That's just proof that the "American Dream" is alive and well.
In America, anyone can grow up to be President. Even a idiot.
I can't distinguish the pope from some loony old guy who keeps talking weird stuff
You forgot the important part, he does it while wearing a funny hat.
Hell most of us carry around portable, largely untraceable Internet devices in our pockets these days.
I don't know what your carrying around in you pocket, but I've never heard of a "largely untraceable Internet devices" before. Please tell me more.
The fact that you have a 3G signal doesn't guarantee any minimum performance...
Well it provides for a sort of minimum performance. The wikipedia article to which you linked claims it does anyway.
From the first paragraph;
a 3G system must allow simultaneous use of speech and data services, and provide peak data rates of at least 200 kbit/s according to the IMT-2000 specification.
That may be just a step to far. How about this instead;
Before casting a vote for any bill the voting member must have personally read the bill in it's entirety.
Does that not seem reasonable?
Better take that "and justice for all" out of that silly pledge of yours
...I'm laughing at this. Nobody is going to go back, find the former president, put him on trial, say "You did shit during a war while you were president that we should hang you for,"
Oops. You forgot to include the cost of dealing with the spent fuel.