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Comment Nope; kill off all guest worker programs (Score 1) 337

Seriously, kill ALL guest worker programs. Foreign companies representing foreign gov, and nations, will ALLWAYS cheat on these. Instead, we need change green card programs in which we cut the number of ppl from each nation in half, and then apply that total count to bringing in ppl on needed skills as green card. By bringing them here, most will stay and keep the skills going. In addition, for anybody brought on needed skills, they need to be paid at least average for that position and location.

Comment but does that excuse VW and others from cheating? (Score 2) 203

Seriously, the neo-cons have been gutting EPA and any form of gov that they hate.
HOWEVER, that does not give VW, Audi, Mercedes, Samsung, etc license to cheat at will.

I prefer that we block these companies from selling in the states, but next up, would be fines so large that they can fund these groups.

Comment Re: The nuclear shills at work, again (Score 1) 90

Actually, nuke IS good for all of us. While I support AE, the main 2 pushed are wind and solar, and both depend on the sun. Put up clouds ( from a nation learning to control weather ), or block the sun via a volcano ( hello Yellowstone), and right when you need the most power, it stops. New Fission is needed to replace old tired reactors, and use up the majority of 'waste'. Fusion , may never come, but if so, it can replace coal, etc.

Comment Re: Only for rich douchebags... (Score 1) 321

Actually, I would-be shocked if 1 worker pays all of that subsidy. And the fact is, that they don't. But that is OK. In 10 years, Tesla's taxes will have covered the subsidy. In addition, Tesla has forced all car companies to go pure EVs. By 2025, America will likely not import any more oil. That will be huge.

Comment Re: So when are they making something we can AFFOR (Score 1) 321

Actually, charging stations extremely.abundent.
First, every home with a garage or carport is a charger.
secondly, there are over 10,000 public chargers just in America.
Tesla has over 200 SC in America alone which allow for driving around most of the lower 48. And by end of next year, they will have over 300 SC, and the entire lower 48 covered with free driving.

Comment Re: Kill h1b, but add more tech green cards (Score 1) 225

If your talents are needed, and u are good enough for a temporary job, then far better to simply bring you over permentantly. Tata and others should be blocked on this.

out of curiosity, are you going for citizenship? I hope so. I would rather keep somebody that has job and cultural knowledge.

Comment Kill h1b, but add more tech green cards (Score 2) 225

Seriously, h1b is used to keep local and immigrant pay down. If America needs these talents, then we should have them live here permantly. At the same time, they should be paid the average pay for that position. Otherwise, it is simply a company using an immigrant, rather than solving a true issue.

Comment Re:How much will it cost. (Score 1) 396

In fact "convenient" is just as much dependent on the usage as the range (actually, more so). Many people who may live in apartments that make it more difficult to charge at home have *free* chargers at their workplace (mine does). And in fact, plugin chargers mean you can charge it to some extent almost anywhere there is electricity (you can find supermarkets, shopping malls, even restaurants that have charging stations), unlike gasoline cars that make you go to a totally special purpose business - a gas station.

Comment Re:How much will it cost. (Score 1) 396

Seriously, then don't get one. Also don't get a Hummer if you live in a crowded city, or any car at all if you live on a small island. That's why there are 100's of car models out there. This was about solving one problem with electric cars, which is limited range.

Two is not equal to three, even for large values of two.