So many companies are downsizing right now including Livejournal and other blog and web services. How do you think this will take it's toll on the World Wide Web? Many valid arguments have stated that the US is the Internet. If this is true and the US is going down, is there a chance the Net will fall? Or, in other words, who catches the Net?
"Republican Party Seen As Increasingly Out-Dated, In Its Worst Shape Since Rise Of The Conservative Coalition" "As reflected in Tuesday’s results and exit polls, it’s a party that is overwhelmingly white, rural and aged in a country that is rapidly becoming racially mixed, suburban and dominated by a post-baby boomer generation with no memory of Vietnam or the familiar culture wars of the past. ""All concede that the party’s once pristine brand name has been tarnished during the Bush era. ""Beyond demography, the party is now, thanks to the outgoing president and some members of Congress, perceived by many voters as either incompetent, corrupt, or just not standing for much. "
I've heard it argued that it is not the place of the government to tax, fund, and run social programs. So, presuming not one penny of your money went to social programs, how much charity would you give? Be honest now.
With the US economy going to pot and the rest of the world suffering from our mistakes, what can one do? Without a decent job, a person is tempted to start a business of their own. But is this a good time? How would you go about doing this? Why?
Do you celebrate Halloween? How? What do you do? What are your traditions? Do you know the history behind the holiday? Does it matter to you? What are your thoughts on this festival? Do you remember the dead?
Two years ago, Pluto was demoted. Our solar system was declared as only having EIGHT actual planets and numerous "plutoids" or "trans-Neptunian dwarf planet" or "dwarf planet." To this day, experts cannot agree. How do you feel about this conundrum?