...but lets not pretend that the reason you identify police on Waze exists for any other reason but to let other speeding drivers know to slow down until they pass the cop and speed back up to well above the speed limit.
it also causes traffic jams when cops pull people over. It's for route selection. You can "avoid" routes that may have speed traps, as well as possible slow-spots from cops pulling people over.
The AUD, SGD, and others in Asia-Pac are too small to handle the demand of the US, though Aus would do whatever the US asked. The Yen is in no better shape and the RMB/Yuan is closest, but the US couldn't ever pull that off politically. So if the US abandoned the USD after a collapse, what would the US use? Canadian dollars? Peso?
If you need to recourse to "common sense" to prove your point...
That's actually what it's like at "Mojave Spaceport". Hangers of small aviation practicioners and their junk. Gary Hudson, Burt Rutan, etc. Old aircraft and parts strewn about. Left-over facilities from Rotary Rocket used by flight schools. A medium-sized facility for Orbital. Some big facilities for BAE, etc. An aircraft graveyard next door.
SS2 has not completed testing and it is probable that there will be a need for redesign of one or more components. So, this is a really bad time to have the hand-off. Publicity isn't a good reason.
Just default on any and all debt. At least then, much of the damage will be international, while printing to eliminate the debt will do 100% direct damage only domestically (with follow-on effects that will affect the world, but not directly). So many bonds are held internationally, that the damage will be more spread around the world to simply default.
Though in either case, it would be less damaging to swithc currencies at the same time. Adopt the Euro when eliminating debt, so you don't have any concerns about lack of "faith" in your currency.
The problem with the electoral college is not that it exists, it's that it's being used improperly as a flawed proxy for the popular vote instead of as it was originally intended, which was to reflect the will of the individual states, not the people.
Are you sure that's how it was intended? The EC has state-apportioned representatives because the constituents of the Continental Congress and later the Convention were colonies, later called states. Neither the US constitution, nor does any commentary I'm aware of, state that electors are pledged to represent the interests of their state.
Of course, at every crucial point in history prior to the 1860s, somebody suggests reducing the power of states in favor of either democratic populism (Jackson) of federal power (Hamilton, Washington...), and the argument against goes something like, "You're just trying to abolish slavery!" American federalism was invented as a pretext to sustain slavery in the colonies where it was economically entrenched.
Why can nobody else figure these solutions out. Genius I say.
So button up pants, and women's shirts on inside out. Shoes are optional, but not a fucking hat.
It didn't say that in the 90s. They keep tweaking it for political reasons.
"Whatever the boss says, goes" is still a constitution. The FÃ¼rerprinzip is a constitution.
Even if what the boss said went in Saudi Arabia, they still needed a way of picking the new boss, and their method has remained codified for over 70 years. If there's a government, there's a constitution.
Just going empirically, the U.S. would seem to be democratic DESPITE its republican government, not because of it.