What's a nubian?
Try reading your cell phone when you are riding your motorcycle in traffic.
Dangerous and very illegal in most states these days....
Glance at the left wrist.....FTW!!!!
My motorbike has a clock on the dash.
Will there be free will in heaven?
I have a friend whose computer room burnt down because the desk fan pointed at the server to keep it cool died and caught alight. All data on hard drives lost. Very unhappy wife.
You don't actually have to put anything in the Ballot - if you were so inclined you could simply sign off your name and put the blank ballot papers straight into the box and nothing would be said.
As a side note: People must dislike the Australian Electoral Commission vote counters because it's not like a politician is ever going to see the penises and expletives they marked their ballots with.
As a vote counter I can assure you that during the long and tedious process of counting votes, the pictures of penises and swear words give us a chuckle and lift our spirits.
I think it's fine as long as there is no deception. What I don't understand is why people will buy shares like that?
The Falcon only breaks down in one movie.
Texas is *in* Australia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas,_Queensland
"The leads are weak." The fucking leads are weak? You're weak. I've been in this business fifteen years...
If growing cotton was so profitable, why would Monsanto want to sell seeds? Wouldn't they be better off keeping these seeds and growing the cotton for themselves?
Yes, they are published, in huge books that I can read down at the library. I have to start with the Criminal Code Act 1899, then apply all the amendments that have been voted in over the last 100+ years. And then I have to look at verdicts of court cases in my state that establish presidents about how that law is interpreted. After all that I am not sure if I will have enough time for my day job!
But surely the vast majority of people who take plea bargains are doing so because they are guilty, and because they are being offered a good deal.
That's just it...they are getting a good deal and not being punished as much as they should be!
Well, that's why you get a lawyer -- they should know that stuff. Of course, a public defendant probably doesn't have time or resources to properly research it
That only helps after you have done something that might be a crime. I asked my lawyer about ignorance of the law and she admitted there are large areas of the law that she is unfamiliar with and she herself has broken some laws unknowingly only to find out later that what she did was in fact illegal.
A plea bargain ensures that justice is not done.
Either a guilty person gets less punishment than they deserve or an innocent person gets punished when they deserve no punishment. It's a lose-lose situation.
Of course a bigger problem with the law is that ignorance of the law is no excuse but it's impossible for me to know every law and precedent that applies to me.
Logic doesn't apply to the real world. -- Marvin Minsky