Of course a vast majority of private companies are willing to throw money at any conservative group who will take it if it will get them taxed and / or regulated less. Both sides of the economic political spectrum have their major backers and there is a shit ton of money in the right's
That's not really true. Big companies always hedge their bets by contributing to both sides. The large ones actually like more regulation because it stifles the competition and helps them retain their market share. Corporations like being partners with government, and avoid candidates that eschew corporate influence in crafting regulation. Commerce of every kind is so heavily regulated these days, that companies lobby for specific forms of regulation that provide them a competitive edge. They rarely if ever lobby to reduce regulation. And they already have so many tax loopholes in the thousands of pages of tax code they just hire accountants to avoid taxation, using foreign subsidiaries if necessary.
People may have restated it in many silly ways, but what they actually mean is "Computers become twice as good every 18 months or so." Whether it's multiple cores, or faster clock speeds, or better RAM throughput, that's still what it amounts to: twice as good computers.
I think that's pretty much failed, then, for general purpose computers. At one time, I actually used to upgrade about every 18 months, and would see a really nice boost in performance. That's not so much the case anymore, it takes more like 3-4 years.
Puppet uses exit statuses which are an out of date concept.
Exit statuses are useless now? WTH?
You don't need the voting to be a full time job. But considering bills, figuring out the ramifications, thinking of ways to improve them so that they have the maximum desired impact with minimum side effects? That sure as hell sounds like a full time job.
That's just research the staffers do.
And I personally believe that they should spend as much time reviewing old laws for relevance, modification and possible repeal as they do making new ones.
So do I, but not even full-time legislatures do that.
What are we supposed to think when the group explicitly replaces "the pursuit of happiness" with "property"?
The Declaration of Independence used "the pursuit of happiness" - but that would just a document saying they wanted to be free from English rule. The Constitution uses "property" instead, because it's, you know, a governing document. So that "change" is actually 226 years old.
Life begins when they dictate life begins, life ends when they dictate life ends.
Pretty sure that's life itself dictating that, not some authoritarian.
Abortion is indeed a deep question, and I would be all for making it illegal if the state incubated the fetus from conception and paid all costs involved in the raising of the resulting child.
Agreed it's a deep question. But the state would only need to incubate - there is no lack of people willing to adopt babies, so that's not an issue.
OMG! Those evil libertarians are going to take over the government and
Yes, if they all vote as a well regimented bloc.
Which is impossible with this group - these are libertarians.
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