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Comment Re:Is more education, better education . . . ? (Score 2) 495

They're the result of the "everyone gets a trophy" policies.

And who demanded the trophies? Not the millenials as kids. They were handed the trophy no matter what they did, lose or win. If this is the 'normal' that they're taught (again, by whom?) then what are they to expect in adulthood?

The boomers created their own disaster by raising kids to believe they could do anything they wanted and they'd get a participation trophy for their efforts, no matter how little.

Comment Re:America hates Hillary Clinton (Score 4, Informative) 1069

We sort of do, just not on national popular vote. We elect them, in general, based on state popular votes. While states are technically allowed to choose their electors any way they want, most choose the group affiliated with the ticket that won their state popular vote (apart from Maine and Nebraska who partition the votes). While they could if they wanted to, none of the states do crazy things like choosing electors based on a mouse race or paintball fight or any such nonsense. Barring some drastic change in the future, the way the majority of your state votes is the way your electors vote for the most part.

Comment Re:Irony? (Score 1) 181

Only a tiny portion of our readers give. If everyone reading this right now gave $3, we wouldn’t need to fundraise for years to come.

Odd, I seem to remember them promising the same thing last year, too. It seems the Washington Post remembers as well. I guess if the price hasn't changed, they either are woefully underfunded/overbudgeted (discussed in plenty of comments above but I'm assuming not), are drastically miscalculating for inflation, or it's just pure greed.

Comment Re:Pay for Amazon Video? (Score 1) 65

On the contrary, I find Prime Video's selection better than Netflix in most cases, especially for movies. In addition, whereas Netflix' rotating catalog means I miss out completely if I don't watch a movie in time, with Amazon I can always pony up the $3 or so it costs to rent for the night to watch. Having the option, in addition to a better catalog selection (Amazon's partnership with HBO really helps here, plus their increasing library of originals), makes Prime Video an overall better choice.

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