The US Quit the war in Vietnam. Big difference.
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Nevil? Is that you?
Especially when the sauna is filled with naked Scandinavian women.
Charge the banks with the responsibility of looking at who is using their services and for what. If it's fishy, report it and let the law take its course.
OK, you are a fucking moron.
Anyone could do business with mega...Just show up with cash, or gold coins, or a couple of fucking sheep. Is that your position?
So what's on the list of "disapproved" businesses now?
Whatever the fuck Mega does
Publications that won't print the party line?
Manufacturers who won't hire illegals?
With your stupid, cavalier attitude of "just use cash" (Have I called you a fucking moron yet?) you are enabling the Feds to pick and choose business to kill by merely whispering into the ear of financial services.
Columbus sailed the ocean gold
I could do it, if I had access to the Telco rights of way that were "franchised" away to the local Cable monopolies during the early part of the 80s. We are 35 years later, and haven't improved the delivery model.
Actually, it has to do with Franchise agreements between _______ cable and the local municipalities, which is NOT Capitalism, but some bad version of utility.
Bring me fiber via local Municipality, and let me choose which set of services I can get, from whatever company that wants to offer for whatever price the market will bear. Municipal owned COLO that gives market access to any company that wants it.
No, it isn't a public utility. It is a "franchise agreement" between the Local Municipality and the Corporation. The fact that this is the way things have always been done doesn't mean it has to continue this way.
I propose that instead, we bring FIBER to a COLO, from where the citizens can CHOOSE (market forces) the options and features they desire from the multitude of companies that offer these services.
BY moving the issue of "last mile"
“There was a cut that took place on a fiber optic cable that basically runs from Phoenix to Northern Arizona. The line, which is composed of extremely thick cable, appeared to have been cut with a hacksaw"
“The fiber optic cable was encased in metal piping which would have to have been accessed prior to reaching the optics. This indicates the use of a power tool and doesn’t look like ‘vandalism’ but rather like sabotage,”"
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Google has to get special permission to come into a community and put down lines. Just the community. Comcast, AT&T, etc can't say squat about it.
Now, with these new rules, these jokers actually has a mechanism to inhibit Google through the FCC. the FCC will be able to 3place conditions on Google too.
The question is, would you pay 1/2 the price if it was
OnePlus has a lot of detractors, but the issue of price and bloat has been answered, at least in the Phone Arena.
Socialism requires forced compliance to government will under threat of guns, fines or other forms of governmental aggression to force compliance to arbitrary rules created by those government.
See ObamaCare; forcing people to buy a product they neither want or need, under threat of the IRS, Dept of Treasury and the full force of the US government, and calling it a "Tax", in an effort to create a "health care utopia".
I've trained my mom, (older, confused) to call me immediately if she is confused about something someone calling her is telling her. It works, because she understands that I will protect her.
Well, the left loves to belittle religious "extremism" while siding with religious extremists. A nice progressive democracy in the middle east is derided by many in the left, while at the same time, these same people side with people who support groups like ISIL and Al-Qaeda. It is absolutely amazing the straining at gnats that goes on.