Because these so called "Christian" are racist and want the end-time to come so they can get to heaven ASAP while leaving everyone else behind suffering in hell.
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COMCAST represents everything that is wrong with America. Just go to consumerist and you will see.
"When technology has advanced to the point where an INDIVIDUAL has the power to bring down the entire planetary civilization (and I'd argue that we are at that point right now), low aggression seems like a rather key survival trait."
That is good. Power to the people.
The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.
When everyone have nukes, nobody will use them.
That is what we called "peace".
If companies really wanted good people they would:
Treat their current employees better.
Pay them market rate instead of rewarding job hopping.
Learn how to manage.
Build a reputation that will attract good talent.
Learn how to be professional.
Have you wonder why the IT field ( tech field in general ) rejects MBAs? Especially MBA with tech experience? Because the MBAs will bring sanity and order into the house, things that those kiddie startup CEOs hate.
In the tech field, age discrimination trumps experience. This is either due to employer preference or health care cost (the latter can be easily bypassed with a loophole)
Their resume indicates they know EVERYTHING.
Technically speaking, asking about NPV is a fair game especially if you are PMP-certified.
So I assume you forgot about the SONY hack that cost them billions. Let alone various other security incidents in countless firms.
Actually that time has already passed.
China has more than enough capabilities to handle the flood of NK refugees.
China's new leaders are not afraid of having a unified Korea, led by the south, right next to the border. They have no problem having U.S. military stationed next to it. Heck, they even invite U.S. aircraft carriers to occasionally park at ports in Shanghai and Hong Kong and encourage U.S. service members to spend their US dollars there (prostitutes or otherwise).
As long as you are here for business and spend money and not stirring political troubles, the Chinese government don't really care.
Exactly. The last one has brought the USA out of the Great Depression and into prosperity all the way into the millennium.
Swatting is most likely a felony in many states. If it causes death then the offender can be charged with murder under the rule.
That is the failure of the education system. And unfortunately in this country, unlike bankruptcies on your credit report, felonies on your rap sheet stays forever, which means you will stay unemployed (and remain underclass and poor) forever, no matter your talent. That way, it ensures recidivism rate stays high, keeping those for-profit prisons at capacity.
Aaron Swartz knows this when he got hit with a overzealous prosecutor. That is why he choose suicide.
"Realisticly what can we do?"
Read the U.S. Constitutions again. The key is in that old document where modern presidents treating it as toilet paper.
Hint: pay attention to the second amendment. It gives you certain rights to conduct certain activities.
"and set in good faith a price for their services"
which most of them are fraudulent.
Bad MBA programs produces bad managers who don't know how to fully utilize the most educated, skilled generation since World War II. Our company just hired a PhD in Victorian-era literature over an Indian H1B for I.T. work, and gosh, she was a fast learner and hard worker.
And she is a hottie.
It takes good, ethical managers on how to train / re-purpose all these over-educated workforce.