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Comment Re:I don't see the problem. (Score 2) 660

It is truly a farce.. Your example is perfect for how its being used... while the people that interface with the government keep saying there isn't enough homegrown talent to fill the job but yet companies are hiring for lower salaries..

if they want talent that is not available in the US they should be willing to pay wages in the upper 10%(ish) of the field..

Companies that use HB1 visa's should also pay a higher tax rate to offset the damage they are doing to the economy... After all if the "Talent" is that much higher from abroad then they definitely should be seeing a higher return from that persons work..

Comment Re:It's not about risk... (Score 2) 437

They should be subject to the 150,000$ a year if they want to keep them... after all there are only 2 arguments that could be made..

1) They wanted cheap labor and hired a foreign worker instead of an american because they could pay them less.

2) They found a highly skilled foreigner that has a unmatched skill set they could find in america.

Both problems are solved with paying that worker 150,000$ a year... They wont keep around someone at that pay rate that isn't worth it. and if they are that good... they should be able to stay.

Comment WTF?!?!? (Score 1, Insightful) 87

"Ukraine has passed a law allowing the site to be developed for agriculture and other things, so that means (the radiation) is under control."

Oh my God... help us all if politicians think radiation will disappear because they passed a law that says its ok..

I think Solar power generation is a good use for this land maybe... if the radiation doesn't break down the materials in the solar cells or the power systems.. Agriculture no F'in way!!

Comment Re:No. (Score 1) 857

Its the 2 party system they have in the US that has hoodwinked americans into keeping the dems and repubs in power... They have done everything to make it nearly impossible for a 3rd party canidate to win...

When you voting if you want to vote against someone... vote for Jill Stien or another 3rd party candidate... by voting hillary or trump is telling the establishment government they can continue to force feed the public politicians and remain in power to continue to exploit the system for personal gain..

Comment Re:we have always been at peace with the klingons (Score 5, Insightful) 116

If you can't see that the two party system they have enshrined the US into lets them both do what ever they want to line their own pockets..

If you have 85 billion to buy another company to "Stay competitive"... you not staying competitive your squashing competition.

Comment Re:This almost makes me want to move to Canada... (Score 2) 141

Whats going on with the cable companies isn't socialism... its customer protection... "basic" cable prices have sky rocketed and this is how the regulatory body is bringing them back in line...

It would be nice to see one or two of them to lose their licence to operate over this so they will stop screwing customers over...

25$ basic cable that has nearly 75$ in service charges? Come on now..

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