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A little off topic, but I would absolutely love a law in the US to restrict families to one child, or be heavily taxed.
no then every kid doesnt have a brother or sister make it two and i agree. there kinda are too many people here...
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It's sad, but true (Which is also a song by Metallica )



Sorry to say, but that is the stupidest law ever, i have a Sister, and there is only one only child in my close family, and he's pretty preppy and thinks he's all that. Nearly every only child i have met has thought that they were biggest and the best. Not that im saying that all are like that, but still. Besides have you every heard of a little call Twins or Tripplets? What would those families do, huh?

"Oh, im glad that you've had you children, but since there are more than one we need to take one away and put them up for adoption. So pick you least favorite babies and hurry up about it."

Seems like a great idea. Really it does
Ironic really, I have two sisters. One is actually my twin.
It doesn't work like that, you wouldn't have your children taken away from you. The idea would to just tax families with excess children, to help the economy and to motivate people to stop acting like rabbits.
Of course there would be exceptions to such, like twins and the alike. Though, families who obviously can't afford to take care of their children shouldn't have children. Not to mention, the US is becoming over populated, socialist benefits are eating away out our market, jobs are flooded... We need some sort of population control.
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post #13 of 29
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Because they like their people as dumb worker bees.
As opposed to the U.S. where we have dumb idle bees?

And as for the OP, this is obviously and purely about Egypt. The revolution is ongoing, it won't stop until the people have their voice heard in their government -- everyone who stands for a fair government and opposes authoritarian rule should be in support of the revolt
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post #14 of 29
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A little off topic, but I would absolutely love a law in the US to restrict families to one child, or be heavily taxed.


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why is china government so strict?
no internet, cant have more then 1 kid..man i aint going china in a long time.
They are a dictatorship.
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Rather than blocking free-speech, the bill is intended to protect the economic infrastructure from cyberterrorists; still, it has many free-speech advocates worried — especially in light of the recent turn of events in Egypt.
How many times has that BS been pulled over our eyes, and yet we still go for it every single time? Intentions and real effects are two completely different things.
Screw politicians and the weak minded sheeple followers.
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With one of these?


damn! Diabolical got there
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post #18 of 29
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A little off topic, but I would absolutely love a law in the US to restrict families to one child, or be heavily taxed.
I disagree. The USAs population is not out of control. A 1 child per family law would end up in the country shrinking which is not needed. However I would not be against a 2 child law and more strict immigration laws. Population would stay the same pretty much.
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Ironic really, I have two sisters. One is actually my twin.
It doesn't work like that, you wouldn't have your children taken away from you. The idea would to just tax families with excess children, to help the economy and to motivate people to stop acting like rabbits.
Of course there would be exceptions to such, like twins and the alike. Though, families who obviously can't afford to take care of their children shouldn't have children. Not to mention, the US is becoming over populated, socialist benefits are eating away out our market, jobs are flooded... We need some sort of population control.
I think we can all agree that tax cuts for people with children or a couple of them should stop.
I never really felt strongly against the chinas one child policy also.
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"[Cutting off the internet] can't happen here," said Jim Cowie, the chief technology officer and a co-founder of Renesys, a network security firm in Manchester, N.H., that studies Internet disruptions. "How many people would you have to call to shut down the U.S. Internet? Hundreds, thousands maybe? We have enough Internet here that we can have our own Internet. If you cut it off, that leads to a philosophical question: Who got cut off from the Internet, us or the rest of the world?" --- U-S-A! U-S-A!
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