A single nuke could take out downtown Manhattan but the country would easily survive - and perhaps even recover stronger once those businesses were forced to decentralize and/or regulation-suppressed competitors took their place. A similar sized single device configured to create an EMP blast in near-space could stop… » 12/12/11 10:10pm 12/12/11 10:10pm

Unions are not the problem, they are a side issue. Maurice McTigue, a retired Cabinet Minister in New Zealand observes how they fixed their schools by putting the parents and teachers in charge, w/ the money following a student. And (back then, perhaps even now) you can't work for a company or a government institution… » 2/20/07 11:00pm 2/20/07 11:00pm