Apply a little heat to your coins, and presto, they're jewelry and exempt. After the dollar devaluation, your savings would have been intact, while everyone else's savings lost significant purchasing power.
In 1910, 20 troy oz. would buy a new car. Still does, today. Had you obeyed the 1934 dictate, the paper receipts ($20 bills) you received in exchange wouldn't buy much more than the front bumper today.
Malware devs are protecting malware researchers? Hey, thanks!
Politics is not the motivation behind basic income. Note how there are words to appeal to both left and right oriented political factions. That is the florid prose that covers the reason for the program.
This is the helicopter money that Bernanke spoke about, packaged in politically palatable language.
Styrofoam, actually. Feed 'em your used coffee cups, and you'll have a tasty snack a few days later.
It's not about gravity, it's investment advice. Long osmium?
The U.S. is going after Germany's top automaker. It's not about the emissions, what does the U.S. really want?
My bet is that Greece needs a bit more bail-out money because Goldman-Sachs would have a bad quarter if Greece exited the E.U. Let me hedge my bet, now. The Bundesbank wants to repatriate gold held by J.P. Morgan and they're a little short on the stuff these days. Can't let them default, can we?
True enough, but consider things from the ability to pay vantage point.
Individuals are limited to $2,000 campaign contributions. Result: The system crushes them like bugs.
Small corps. yield small donations, if any at all. Result: Crushed at the discretion of the prosecutor handling the case.
Giant corps. yield continuing enormous donations to hordes of politicians and their associated parties. Result: Here's a bailout for your corp. and we could smack-down a competitor while we're at it, too.
Like the rural folk that complain about slow internet, you just live in the wrong place. Try this one in Salida, CO. It's open 70 hours per week and nearly every day of the year.
If we're talking about Prince George's County in Maryland, I'll bet against. The board appears to be elected on a non-partisan basis. Take a look.
The constitution is silent on specific modes of travel. I take that to mean that all modes of travel belong in Y.
You're right, a hard top and real doors would address some of the problems. Then again, so would a small pick-up truck. Lesson learned.
The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side. -- James Baldwin