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|#28 - No, science is just nuanced and horribly, horribly counter int…||03/05/2016 on Proud mom||+5|
|#27 - Baby animals typically have more neutral coat colours with spo…||03/05/2016 on Proud mom||0|
|#26 - I'll try not to be too much of a science fag, but it ultimatel…||03/05/2016 on Proud mom||+3|
|#93 - Well, with how Apple treats its consumers and the brand fanfar…||03/05/2016 on Apple = crapple,...||+2|
|#116 - Still slightly higher than the average Trump supporter, and wi…||03/05/2016 on why bernie wants to focus...||+1|
|#75 - Why? A good number of those people are academics, medical pers… [+] (3 new replies)||03/05/2016 on America Great Again||+1|
#117 - anon (03/05/2016) [-]
then thats kinda exactly the problem here
academics, medical professionals and engineers are just in as much need of the economy as the economy is in need of them
they wont leave because usa is the best able to pay their salaries and them staying here allows the system to do that
#120 - bokkos (03/05/2016) [-]
That's not really how competition works; there are plenty of nations besides Canada that can accept these professionals, and some (like France and Britain) are preferred for occupations like medical doctors because they have functional healthcare systems, even if there's a pay cut. People, especially educated ones, tend to be motivated by a lot more than financial gain, so I'm not sure that's a suitable counter.
#88 - anon (03/05/2016) [-]
Woah you can't just say that here, we have to pretend all liberals are art majors.
|#74 - Holy ****, the Red Scare was so bad it's scaring the pants off… [+] (2 new replies)||03/05/2016 on America Great Again||-2|
#91 - anon (03/05/2016) [-]
"muh hundred million"
does the amount of murders committed by communists not matter to you?
and you are assuming that scowler is white just because of his historically justified opinion. Communists are against free speech, gun rights, the right to own and run businesses, you know, the things that made america so strong to begin with?
"Nah u just scared honky lol"
1. You are a bigot
2. You are probably also retarded
"lol, the rich control everything, lets take away all they own and give it to a small number of well connected politicians, that will solve inequality"
#93 - bokkos (03/05/2016) [-]
Okay, here's a challenge: Try to start up a Pharma or oil company. These are businesses that are needed, for sure, and if the system is as free and unobstructed as you claim it should be easier than in a Communist state for sure. I also find it funny how the right wing denounces when the left inappropriately uses the term "bigot", then turn around and use it inappropriately anyway.
And since I feel the need to defend myself on this less than ideal forum; I am not a communist, I recognize it isn't a suitable system of government, but then again neither is fascism, or monarchy, or oligarchy.
Or Corporatocracy, which is what the USA is, on top of being an oligarchy. I find your last "quote" sort of weird, since that's a more extreme version of whats happening in America right now; big business funds politicians, then goes and makes more profit.
|#72 - Well, since you have to be fairly financially affluent to move… [+] (8 new replies)||03/05/2016 on America Great Again||+1|
#106 - sacrilegious (03/05/2016) [-]
Yeah, except the Canadian dollar is at rock bottom so tuition for international students as an American really isn't that bad. Also, if you're studying in Canada you are able to legally work, at least on-campus (trust me, I spent six months fighting with CIC to be able to work)
#107 - bokkos (03/05/2016) [-]
Well it's at .70 AMD, so 30% savings; I know at my school the international rate is about 4x that of the native rate, so while it isn't as expensive as in the states, it's definitely pricey. And yes, you are correct, but they're rarely well saying/specialized jobs; it's mostly food and whatever retail is on the campus. I was thinking more in line of a proper work permit that would allow you to work in local industry; sucks you had to deal with the government though, was that during the Harper era?
#108 - sacrilegious (03/05/2016) [-]
Really? Here's its about twice if I remember right.
That may be true, but I work a specialized job on campus (hence, my struggle with CIC).
Nope. Started last August, wrapped up in January.
It has nothing to do with the Government, honestly, just fuck-ups at CIC who didn't know the law. Then you have to mail everything back and forth and mail in this country sucks (I'm also in Vancouver, so it takes extra long).
#112 - bokkos (03/05/2016) [-]
Shit, yeah Canadian bureaucracy can be an absolute pain in the ass; like for getting my Possession and Acquisition licence, the RCMP jerked me around and made me mail the damn thing about 4 times before making me wait 5 months for the card. I think it depends on the province/institution, I'm over in Edmonton and I know there was a movement among the international students for fairer tuition.
#114 - sacrilegious (03/05/2016) [-]
Yeah. Dunno if it's even that much worse than the US, just bureaucracies suck in general.
Basically, CIC screwed up, I mailed them, screwed up, mailed them again, forgot to sign, mailed again, they screwed up. Mailed a fourth time, and they finally fixed it, five months after my original application for a study permit, denying me almost four months' worth of wages and the cost to send registered mail to Ottawa every couple of weeks. If I was here for much longer I probably would have tried to take their asses to court.
#115 - bokkos (03/05/2016) [-]
You should have, Canadians are notoriously court-shy and become a lot more willing to please if you have a clear case that they were being petty negligent bastards. I'd say "Come back soon," but it seems there's quite a few Americans looking to drop by in the near future so it might be redundant.
#118 - sacrilegious (03/05/2016) [-]
I'm only here until April, though, and I'd only be going after $2,500 + distress or whatever, probably not even worth it after attorney fees. Plus, I screwed up twice in the middle (although the first mistake was theirs), so they'd probably hack off my award for that. Idk, I didn't feel like spending the next six months in the Canadian court system for a few grand. If they hadn't fixed it by the New Year, I absolutely would have, though.
#99 - anon (03/05/2016) [-]
its just too bad that most affluent people wouldnt pick america to live in as their first choice because its fucked, and steadily getting more fucked
|#14 - All it is, is white noise dude; leave it be. [+] (1 new reply)||03/04/2016 on K.||0|
|#12 - Dude, I don't care what Trump says; even if his earpiece wasn'… [+] (3 new replies)||03/04/2016 on K.||0|
#13 - improbablyyourdad (03/04/2016) [-]
There is no reason at all for him to lie about something like that, like the media, you're latching onto something that's stupid and doesn't make sense because you have a bias. It obviously was miscommunication. Just like him being "disgusted with a breast feeding women" when he was talking about someone whipping out a breast pump, not feeding a fucking kid in the front row in a completely inappropriate place.
This idea that you're lying when you say you're successful despite having failed business ventures is also retarded.
Every single candidate has lied or flipped on an issue, why is trump's shit being highlighted like its never been done before while ignoring everything the other candidates did? Like the entirely pointless opinion that we should have invaded iraq, which most were for anyways.