Cute that you think Ron Paul won't use the IRS to collect taxes.
RP's stance on the IRS is that it should be disbanded and everyone should be flat taxed. Offtopic, yes, but relevant to your uninformed comment. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5SHXkRUVGM
I believe EVERYONE is entitled to what they EARN. In the US, people feel they have the right to happiness. What they seem to forget is that our founding documents guaranteed us the inalienable right to "the PURSUIT of happiness."
“Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.”
Feminism and all affirmative action processes are well meaning, but essentially worthless, assuming the environment exists where one is judged by their actions and accomplishments, as opposed to some other factor.
She gets the guy fired, and gets fired herself for her troubles.
Nobody wins, because feminism is in of itself, sexism at it's finest. Poor pitiful females that can't defend themselves. Bullshit. They have carved themselves a niche in popular culture that they are untouchable, and because of that they have adopted and invincible attitude, until they feel they have been somehow wronged, and then they turn on the tear-jerking water works about how defenseless they are. Comedian Bill Burr has it right...
People need to learn how to take a joke. HR departments need to be wiped out, because in this age, they have long since outlived their usefulness. They had their time, but it has since passed.
If women want equal rights, then there should be no feminists.
From my petition: "They need to realize that they are just "dumb pipes" for delivering 1's and 0's. They are a utility, and should not be charging additional rates for data usage. The radio in my phone can move data at a set rate based on the service it is receiving, but once that data gets to my phone, it's none of AT&T's darn business what I do with it. If I want to download a 100MB picture and then delete it, that's my prerogative. It's like the water company charging you more for water you drink vs. water you flush down the toilet."
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I say no.
As a user of an electronic nicotine inhaler device (also known as a e-cigarette), I would fail this test, yet I no longer use tobacco products.
I ceased tobacco use for personal health reasons, as well as being considerate to those around me. Though not an officially FDA approved device, I had no difficulty in changing over to a vapor inhaler, which produces nothing but nicotine-laced water vapor. These devices pose no threat to those around me, via secondhand inhalation or clinging to person or fabric. Being a very tobacco-sensitive person, my mother thought I quit outright. Yet I would either not be hired, or lose my job because I would fail this test.
I submit that the test (if it should be allowed at all), should test for more than just testing nicotine-positive. By itself, nicotine is no more harmful than caffeine, as it is the other substances in tobacco products that are responsible for 99% of health issues rising from tobacco use. Would you want to be discriminated against because you had a cup of coffee this morning?
Nope. Never buying one now.
The EU introduced their standard for charging via micro-USB and forced Apple to release an adapter to comply.
The European Commission announced in 2009 that 10 mobile phone producers, including Apple, LG, Motorola, NEC, Nokia, Qualcomm, Research in Motion, Samsung, Sony Ericsson, and Texas Instruments, agreed to adopt a standardized charger in order to minimize the "needless electronic waste" caused by the proliferation and regular updating of mobile phone.
Why not create some goodwill amongst the users here, Fruit-boys? My Infuse4G does HDMI just fine out of this port (yes, it uses a dongle, but just build the tech into the dock!).
Sometimes the "I'll take my ball and go home!" attitude is a bit much.