The government wants back doors on demand, but sooner or later a government worker will see the opportunity to sell the details
And he then retires.
Just in case their crazy-sounding warning happens to come true.
RIGHT NOW, I am paying the exact same price whether I pay via credit card or cash, I will take the one that is cheaper (later) for me
Economists have a term for this: <wiki:Tragedy of the Commons>.
Without the free streaming how would there be any fans?
I have several New Yankee Workshop books but never paid to watch Norm on TV.
Fast-forward 15 years, and my daughter has never directly paid for a Dr. Who download but her room is full of merchandise. Heck, her closet door is a 3/4 size Tardis.
Since they pulled it from Netflix, though, she hasn't bought any more as it wasn't fresh and exciting in her mind. Now she's on to YouTuber merchandise (I'll let you in on a little secret - she doesn't pay for YouTube either).
I don't get why this is hard to understand, but then again the PBS/NPR funding model has always been to DoS themselves and hold their own programming ransom.
When Bush was president 200,000 new jobs was considered anemic as it didn't cover the rise in working age adults.
Currently we need 215-220K per month growth to remain even with population growth. Everything else is a loss, and the lies are covered up with the "discouraged worker" nonsense.
Don't be played for a fool by official propaganda - the math will set you free. Once you understand that this drain on the economy is the real cost of endless war, it starts to make quite a bit more sense (and it's also much more depressing). But, "hey, the unemployment rate is down*!" so go back to soda pop and television. #include officerbarbrady
You are always doing something marginal when the boss drops by your desk.