Senator McCain Stands Up to Be the Parental Voice of the Senate

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    Certainly interesting, but I don't think that indicates we're close to seeing robots doing most human jobs. For example, look at the ASIMO from the video. That was a 25 year project by Honda, and the robot was first created in 2000. We're nearly 4 decades from when that project was started, and robots aren't wandering around the average suburbanite's home yet. :p

    Automation will continue to increase, I just think that while we often hope for lightning fast changes, it tends to be an incremental process.
     
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    Did you see the report where the Obama WH claimed that within, I think it was, 20 years, 50% of all jobs will be done by robots?

    And they were not referring to jobs that have ALREADY been taken by robots, lol.
     
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    Hah! I need to look that up. :)
     
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    Here's what I found. It's not quite saying 50% in 2 decades, rather that "Researchers’ estimates on the scale of threatened jobs over the next decade or two range from 9% to 47%."

    White House: Robots may take half of our jobs, and we should embrace it
     
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    Did you trust the asshole to vote to keep obummercare?
     
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    I disagree. What's wrong with our health care system is the chargemaster, which is how providers and insurers increase their profit margins. The chargemaster has nothing to do with government.
     
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    Precisely why we need to start looking at a Universal Basic Income.
     
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    He sold his soul after the 2000 primary and hasn't been the same since. To throw your lot in with the folks who slandered you so terribly, and then to foist that mouth-breather from Alaska into the mainstream political scene isn't something I think you can overcome.
     
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    Most of these Senators have been in politics for too long. 80 year old McCain, 75 year old McConnell, the ugly ass hoe from Maine.

    At that age you're more focused on what's in today's newspaper and how to get the TV antenna to work.

    McCain will be dead within two years.

    There should be a maximum age for legislators.
     
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    What he did was grandstand.
     
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