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Yes, yes, cyclists and pedestrians can behave badly sometimes, but they're unlikely to kill anyone but themselves when they do. More police need to take car "accidents" which are often not accidents more seriously. If you drive unsafely, you run the...
From: Eschaton | By: Atrios | Friday, May 22, 2015
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I think people have legitimate objections to red light cameras. Not that I support people randomly blowing reds, but sometimes, especially if yellows are too short, it's safer to blow a red at the last second than to slam on the brakes. But speed cameras...
From: Eschaton | By: Atrios | Friday, May 22, 2015
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While I'm a giant skeptic about self-driving cars transforming our future any time soon, I do think the self-driving truck issue could be a real one. They won't have to be able to go everywhere, but instead run fixed routes. Beginning and end point infrastructure...
From: Eschaton | By: Atrios | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Little bastards wake me up every morning.
From: Eschaton | By: Atrios | Friday, May 22, 2015
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I wonder if Child Protective Services has opened a case on the Duggers and, if not, why not?
From: Eschaton | By: ql | Friday, May 22, 2015
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They're right about everything.
From: Eschaton | By: Atrios | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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And the limit is effectively $20 because few ATMs give out fives (or even tens) anymore.For these reasons, cash is one of the most valuable resources a poor person in the United States can possess. Yet legislators in Kansas, not trusting the poor to...
From: Eschaton | By: Atrios | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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New Tube map! Not happy about the central line not being nice and straight anymore (even if it's more geographically accurate), but good to see TFL pulling more of the "Overground" rail network into the system (warning .pdf)....
From: Eschaton | By: Atrios | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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The Census department tells me Philly increased its population by FOUR THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED AND FORTY-FIVE people from 2013-2014. Obviously that's not a huge number, but the continued, if slow, population growth after several decades of population decline...
From: Eschaton | By: Atrios | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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Unless people truly believe there's no way to beat Hillary Clinton, then it's ridiculous to think that Bernie Sanders can't win. Of course he can. Can doesn't mean will, but he's a very experienced and charismatic (in that weird way only politicians...
From: Eschaton | By: Atrios | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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Why do orchestras go on tour so much? My local orchestra, which went into bankruptcy, is currently touring Europe. And, hey, good for them, sounds fun. Maybe the nice people in Europe pay them well. But I'm pretty sure Europe has their own orchestras,...
From: Eschaton | By: Atrios | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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To me, an incredibly maddening thing about the "rape kit" backlog is that immediately after being the victim of a horrific and traumatizing physical crime, in order to actually report the crime and have any chance at all of it being investigated, rape...
From: Eschaton | By: Atrios | Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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They do play 8 home games per year, after all.Taxpayers could end up investing nearly $1 billion in the new Chargers stadium under the plan released this week by the mayor’s stadium task force, a Voice of San Diego analysis of the plan shows....
From: Eschaton | By: Atrios | Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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FIFTEEN WHOLE DOLLARS AN HOUR how can the jaayuuubb creeaturrzz possibly create jobs in those conditions???My handy dandy calculator tells me working full time at $15/hr for 50 weeks per year gives an annual income of THIRTY THOUSAND DOLLARS.That was...
From: Eschaton | By: Atrios | Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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The urban hellhole election went about as well as could have been expected. Let's hope the newbies don't disappoint....
From: Eschaton | By: Atrios | Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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In a (mostly) one party town the primary basically decides the election, though it will be many months before the "winners" actually take office. Not everything is about race, but of course race matters. We will have had African-American mayors for 24...
From: Eschaton | By: Atrios | Tuesday, May 19, 2015
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