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Comment Don't do it around me. (Score 5, Insightful) 140

My dash cam has captured two car accidents where you can clearly see the driver is playing with their phone. One where a woman with a baby and a toddler in the car drove at 35mph directly into the back of a work van while wandering between lanes. Another where a guy simply drifted off the road and into a rain ditch at 45mph causing the car to go airborne and do a 360 spin in mid air. I gave the videos to police and the insurance companies. Everyone should be using a dash cam.

Comment Real estate prices. (Score 0) 370

They're a complete fabrication. They're high so the bank can get the most profit off the transaction. Prices are reached though unscientific and arbitrary methods. I live in a farm town full of poor Mexican migrant workers near Miami. I present to you a tiny beaten down house with no attic, no garage, no pool, a horrible school district, terrible public transportation, very little commerce, and a 3 hour traffic filled commute back and forth to Miami, for all that wonderfulness you will pay minimum $150,000 to get that beaten down house in dire need of maintenance. New houses are in the $250-750K range. Real estate prices are complete garbage, and the government will never do anything about it because those inflated prices give them their tax dollars. It's a system which places value on perceived value and ignores actual value.

Comment Our corporations deserve Chinese labor! (Score 3, Funny) 71

How are they supposed to compete if they aren't permitted $2/hr labor? Why should corporations pay a fair wage? What they really need is a resurgence of slavery in the American south. Think about the poor stockholders trying to send their children to college while owning 3 SUVs commuting 60 miles a day, a $250-500K house, and a nice fishing boat. Those poor stockholders need more profits from $2/hr labor provided by totally uneducated people who have no idea how economics works and are banned by law to represent themselves! THINK OF THE POOR STOCKHOLDERS!

Comment Taxes? (Score 5, Insightful) 233

Giant corporations don't pay taxes, they evade them. Then they hoard more money by using $2/hr Chinese labor which is illegal anywhere else but okay since it is across a line on a map and in China. Then they buy out their competition and use frivolous IP lawsuits to limit new competition. There, now you know everything you need to know in order to become a member of the Corporatist movement and control your elected official using money.

Comment Discovery isn't Star Trek (Score 5, Insightful) 278

It's just not. Klingons don't make sense AT ALL and Lorca is George W Bush in space. Meanwhile the main character (Star Trek doesn't have main characters) Michael is written to be a contradiction. This show needs to be cancelled, it's a terrible concept terribly executed. I want a show about Quark's bar.

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