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we can't even launch a damn website.
The Republicans in Congress had exactly ZERO involvement with the implementation of the website. Once approved by Congress, and then upheld by the SCOTUS, it was on the Executive branch to hire the firms to build the website. This is 110% on the Executive Branch of the government.
I'm doubly certain that all the stores in Portland (esp. those which sell large items, such as furniture) would appreciate seeing a huge drop in business from Washington State shoppers.
Oregon set this up. The fact that its own retailers have exploited a situation, and will be hurt by the fixing of said distortion, is its own fault. The way to deal with that is to implement it over time, e.g. add 0.5% per year until it is at a level commensurate with its neighbors.
Well good job then, 60% is a passing grade, so I guess this means they are doing a good job.
If at first you don't succeed, redefine the standard for success!
I expect this to happen around the same time fashion designers stop using walking bags of antlers to model their clothes.
Can we start a global campaign to have Christina Hendricks model all women's clothing to address this problem?
The world has great need of decent portable power beyond phones.
This is true. Unfortunately, TFA says that they have created "microbatteries." While an anecdotal example of jump starting a car with a microbattery is included, lacking any numbers such as kwh of energy we have no idea if these can be scaled "beyond phones."