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Comment What? (Score 0) 171

and allow instant startup of applications (something Java has spent the last 15 years not delivering)

Was that ever promised? As a Java developer, I really don't remember seeing "INSTANT STARTUP!" on JDK release notes/upcoming feature list.

Hey, does Dart solve global warming? Cause that's something Google has yet to deliver in the last 5 years...

Comment Re:Got my vote (Score 4, Informative) 681

And why wouldn't the government feel it should regulate pollution?

"That would be difficult in a country where the government feels it has the right to interfere with the market at any time in any way for any reason. You can hardly blame the free market for screwups in a country where the government feels it has the right to control mercury and arsenic."

See how that sounds?

Comment Re:I disagree (Score 2) 791

What the hell are you smoking?

Teachers don't make anywhere near that, even when you adjust with their benefits:

"In May 2009, preschool teachers in Wisconsin earned an average salary of $23,460, elementary school teachers earned $51,240, and secondary school teachers earned $49,400. (2) Education and experience level also make a difference in teacher salaries: secondary school teachers in the 90th wage percentile earned $69,550, while the entry-level teacher salary is generally in the $30,000s. (3)"

That's not factoring in their retirement, which from an older WI gov site looked to be around 6-12% (hard to gather as the PDF wasn't talking about that).

This $100,000 lie is crap thrown out by political opponents trying to make teachers be the next welfare queens. It's a lie.

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