I'd like to see two additional changes to the mod system myself, I think at least the first has been proposed earlier.
We really need an "undo mod" and/or "change mod" option, I think we've all hit the wrong mod at some point in time, usually resulting in a "D'oh!" moment. Heck, it would only need to be active for 30 or 60 seconds. An alternative that I've also seen proposed is to have an "are you sure?" prompt for every mod, but I would find that quite annoying.
Second, while I can certainly see at least some of the reasoning against being able to both comment and mod in the same thread, the system defines an entire post/story as a single thread. I at least would like to see this change, it often forces one to choose between modding or posting in a story (or at least forces posting as an AC). It's particularly annoying in submissions with multiple hundreds of comments where I may mod near the top but then see something later that I want to correct, add to, or disagree with (and post why).
Patients should not be able to import their own prescriptions. At all. There's a reason shit like daraprim and amoxacillin are behind the prescription counter instead of on the shelf.
Woah there, the key word is prescriptions. At this point, you're the first person in this thread who said anything about being able to get these drugs without a prescription. When prescribed, though, we should be able to obtain drugs from reputable foreign sources. While I'd certainly be suspect of drugs coming from India, Russia, China, Mexico, etc., I totally agree with the parent AC that there's no problem getting stuff from Canada or many European sources, their supplies are as safe if not safer than ours.
There are certainly any number of Slashdotters who lean libertarian enough to think we should be able to get what we want, when we want it, from anywhere we want to, but that wasn't really the context of the discussion
On the other hand, why would you increase the credit limit of someone who never gives you more than you gave them in the first place?
Why wouldn't the bank increase the credit limit of someone who always pays back on time and clearly has the assets to continue doing so? Sure, they bank doesn't get to make $BIGSUM at extortionate interest rates. But they do charge a fee to the merchant for every single transaction. IIRC, it averages somewhere around 2% of the purchase price. So if I buy a new laptop for $1000 and charge it on my Visa card, the issuing bank and Visa (via their processing network) split $20 of profit. Depending on how they do things, they can then float the $20 and collect interest on it for at least a few days.
Even if every single cardholder paid off in full every statement, you're looking at tens (or more) of millions of accounts.