It does seem odd that a defense budget would need to pony up so much for craft that are only useful for invading.
I'm also surprised everyone still hates Germany this much and considers that match a defeat rather than a victory.
You're just bitter you lost.
Also, why do non-USAsians cower behind anonymity?
Christ, is this really what passes for news on slashdot these days? "Appears"? Pull the other one!
One could argue that in most cases, a pedestrian paying attention could have avoided getting ran over if they'd pulled their heads out of their phones long enough to look around them.
SFPD claims to be keeping better stats these days but I could not find them online.
However here is what I did find: http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/...
All three victims this year entered the crosswalk only after pushing a button to activate several flashing beacons to alert drivers to stop. There are six lanes of traffic across Sunset with an island in the middle. Thursday's crash occurred when several drivers stopped, but a Honda CRV kept going. The driver noticed the woman too late and skidded into her, clipping her with the front bumper and spinning her to the pavement. "She said she didn't see her, " San Franicsco Police Officer Gian Tozzini told KTVU. "I don't know how she didn't see the flashers. Maybe they're just looking forward and not paying attention."
That is three victims, one fatally injured, at a single crosswalk with flashing lights in the Sunset. The description matches what I see in my little New England town where I'll slow because I see a deer stepping into the road and the car behind me thinks they need to pass me on a two lane road so as not to slow down at all - not sure how bad I'd feel other than for the deer. A pedestrian was hit in our crosswalk same way - one car stopped, person started walking, car behind did not even slow down and passed in the next lane hitting the person in the crosswalk - actually tossing them into the front window of another car that had also stopped on the other side for the pedestrian - that car was full of kids coming home from little league.
Step 2: Find (or create) a religion that fits your lifestyle and use that pretext to do pretty much whatever you want.
Step 3: Profit!
I use mine as an ashtray. What do you guys do with yours?
Alberta is the most conservative part of Canada
Then fuck them. Why are we spending money to help racists?
Alberta also contributes more to our national economy than it receives from it. (unlike most red states)
Now we're all going to die of an alien disease.
Doesn't NASA watch any sci-fi?
You go on believing that being a guy makes you a second-class citizen, see how for that gets you.