Or ‘a whole rotten department’.
If you have been granted the power of the state to enforce violence, this is the minimum requirement.
Otherwise the state loses its justification for enacting said violence.
This is probably the best summary here in the comments. Thanks.
Or, you know, “workers of the world unite..” and all that.
One wouldn’t wish the same misery on others in one’s same shoes, after all. That would be cruel.
I hate that you’re right.
It always amazes me how cheap our politicians are to buy. Spend half a million in lobbying and you get a 10 billion contract..
Depending on what mortgage rate they have, extra payments may not make much sense.
I’d suggest these:
BMW 128 with a manual, can be had all day long for under 15k.
Golf GTI with a manual.
Mazda Speed 3 with a manual.
Yup. All of this.
It’s much more shortsighted to ignore climate change and delay the huge issues we need to tackle to avoid horrific and (yes!) costly outcomes down the line:
relocation of 100 of millions of people due to rising sea levels, more extreme weather making other parts of the world uninhabitable, thus even more climate… Read more
“because it is endemically, fundamentally political. “
Also, its profits could go into the common good coffer (since it’s stuff that’s extracted from the country/soil).
Not just ad revenue, testing the cult worship devotion through random lies at random intervals is just good cult-organizing.
There is a lot of money to be made in this conspiracy-grifter-verse.
So, those coming up with this shit are doing it for mostly financial reasons.