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Comment Re:GM producers are shooting themselves in the foo (Score 1) 513

You could make that case to mandate all kinds of irrelevant information be included on product labels. If the GMO product is nutritionally identical to the non-GMO, the only reason to differentiate them via labeling would be to suggest that there is a substantive difference between the two products, which is false.

Now you could certainly make that case for, for example, a crop that was modified to be pesticide resistant. The fact that the product may contain traces of a pesticide is relevant information.

Comment Re:Oh, I totally agree... (Score 1) 791

I've been fortunate enough to not have broken the micro-USB port on my Android phones, but I can see how easy is for one errant push of the plug to snap that little plastic guide piece. As a new iPhone owner, I am glad to be without that risk (however marginal) behind.

I'd love to see Apple use a standard connector so I don't have to pay $40 for a second/replacement cable that probably costs a penny to manufacture. That's not the Apple way, though, and in this case they have the superior design.

Comment Who is actually earning minimum wage? (Score 1, Insightful) 1106

I'm willing to bet this changed beginning with the recession, but if I recall correctly, there are very few adults with children working full-time and making minimum wage. I wish I had citation to back that up readily available, but to my recollection it was mostly young people just entering the workforce who made up a majority of the minimum-wage earners.

If that's still the case, way to grandstand on a non-issue, Mr. President.

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