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Comment Extra? (Score 1) 160

"extra work for cleaning crews" How is it 'extra'? Cleaning crews are supposed to be cleaning and here is something to clean. That's just work, not 'extra work.' Now if the citizens would rather pay for more cleaning rather than do it themselves, I supposed that is their option. Just watch your step.

Comment Re:What? (Score 2) 282

here is an interesting phrase from TFA: "is similar to the approach taken by a small number of scientists who hold that it is impossible to conceive of war without threatening the isolation of the Universe." Understanding that is an exercise best left to the individual reader.

Comment How hard evidence are you going to find? (Score 1) 262

This is pretty much the nature of the beast here. After all, they aren't going to be able to list 'a history of suicide bombing' as a reason for someone to be on the list. And if they had a lot of hard evidence the person would be in jail not trying to buy airline tickets. I'm not supporting the list or the decisions behind which person is on it, just saying this situation is pretty much what you would expect given this type of list.

Aren't you glad you're not getting all the government you pay for now?