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Comment: Re: Wow (Score 1) 536

Fascinating article. I've always been against section 8 because I hate giving people something for nothing - it erodes work ethic and isn't fair to those of us who do go to work everyday. However I didn't realize just how sinister the effects if it were. I'd mod you up but alas I already commented in this thread. Even so great article - thank you

Comment: same weight class rule (Score 2, Funny) 676

by liquid_schwartz (#49459011) Attached to: Hillary Clinton Declares 2016 Democratic Presidential Bid

Whatever one party comes out with, the other party has to approximately match. Think of it as weight class in sports. That keeps it at least mildly competitive. Hillary has a lot of baggage so the Republicans now must choose someone in the same weight class, which means a candidate as detestable as Hillary. Then the public can complain about how bad the candidates are but at least there candidate is not as bad as the other.

Personally I'm hoping that we see Bush III vs Clinton II, only so the public can see how silly and corrupt the whole thing is.

Vote third party or don't bother.

Comment: Re:Crazy (Score 3, Insightful) 892

I suppose the ones who are already there are safe because if she starts firing, say, white men, she's going to eventually have a nasty lawsuit to deal with.

My observation is that unless said white males are either gay or Jewish there's no hope for them to ever win a discrimination lawsuit.

Comment: Re:Self-driving cars are nice and all... (Score 1) 341

Who cares. If it can drive for six months out of the year that's still an improvement. Moreover you should see a decrease in accidents for those 6 months. It isn't wise to initially shoot for 100% coverage over all conditions. It's much smarter to cherry pick just the sunny days with no snow/ice.

Comment: Re:Zero Research (Score 0) 300

by liquid_schwartz (#49197805) Attached to: Mozilla: Following In Sun's Faltering Footsteps?
I wish I had mod points to mod you up. I uninstalled Mozilla / Firefox when they decided that donating to a "non-politically correct" cause years ago was grounds for being pushed out despite said individual having contributed so much. I just can't get behind any organization that does that, even one I had formerly liked as much as Mozilla. I really don't care what your stance is on about any topic, to get pushed out because of it is wrong if your work is quality. Employees are there for their contributions, not their political opinions. Sadly daring to say this might make me the latest target for the SJW Jihad.

Comment: Re:Jerri (Score 1) 533

btw, the economy was fixed under obama

I keep hearing that the economy is fixed but the middle class is smaller than ever in recent history and continues to dwindle. This economy is about as fixed as a car that has a working heater in the drivers seat but all other vents are broken leaving little or nothing for the other passengers.

One can't proceed from the informal to the formal by formal means.