|The real reason we have a doctor shortage |
By tovarichpeter in Misc in South San Francisco CA 94080 posted 1 minute ago:
http://www.cepr.net/index.php/ Scott Gottlieb and Ezekiel Emanual in the NYT. Interestingly they never discuss the possibility of bringing in more qualified doctors from other countries. It's much cheaper to train doctors (to U.S. standards) in other...
|Give money to banks, not seniors |
By tovarichpeter in Misc in South San Francisco CA 94080 posted 9 minutes ago:
http://www.cepr.net/index.php/ Senators Tom Harkin and Elizabeth Warren that we might want to increase the money going to seniors. Harkin proposed a bill, which Warren has now endorsed, which will base the annual cost of living...
|Security is the most important gain from Obamacare |
By tovarichpeter in Misc in South San Francisco CA 94080 posted 11 minutes ago:
http://www.cepr.net/index.php/ Obamacare. People who have insurance now will be assured that they can still buy it if they lose it for some reason. This will make a huge difference to the bulk of the population...
|Black Friday Debate: What are the US' problems and how would you solve them? |
By turtledove in Misc 203 comments, latest 13 minutes ago:
Reality says iwog says Reality says I too am surprised by the complete lack of any post from me in 2012. Did you delete my posts to your threads in order to make this happen?...
|Patent monopolies lead to corruption |
By tovarichpeter in Misc in South San Francisco CA 94080 posted 15 minutes ago:
http://www.cepr.net/index.php/ Genentech has managed to create a substantial market for its drug Lucentis, at a price of $2,000 per injection, even though it manufactures another drug Aventis, which is just as effective and sells for...
|23-year-old dean's list student murdered in Texas by campus policeman |
By Patrick in Politics in Menlo Park CA 94025 56 comments, latest 18 minutes ago:
Robert Sproul says thomaswong.1986 says Police arrested Ferrell and charged her with child abuse, fleeing an officer and possession of drug paraphernalia for a pair of marijuana pipes that were found in the van. Her...
|How to retire happy |
By tovarichpeter in Misc in South San Francisco CA 94080 posted 19 minutes ago:
|Random Thoughts on Demographics |
By Bellingham Bill in Economics in Bellingham WA 98226 posted 24 minutes ago:
Looking at the official census US population projections, our demographics are curious. Adding the age 62 to 67 cohort and subtracting the 18 to 23 cohort gives a rough measure of the space the upcoming...
|Wage Distribution in Pictures and It Will Disgust You |
By bgamall4 in Politics in Las Vegas NV 89117 37 comments, latest 27 minutes ago:
bgamall4 says FortWayne says He is just being sarcastic. I am old, and I can't keep up with the sarcasm without a smiley face.
|So I was reading Krugman today . . . |
By Bellingham Bill in Economics posted 30 minutes ago:
and this: "See that debt soar! Or, actually, be more or less stable for the next decade. In fact, CBO’s projections are distinctly non-alarming even 20 years out." pissed me off because the CBO debt-to-GDP...
|Colin Powell Pitches Single-Payer Health Care in US |
By bgamall4 in Healthcare posted 30 minutes ago:
http://news.yahoo.com/colin-po Seattle for those who, like Powell, have battled prostate cancer. "And I don't see why we can't do what Europe is doing, what Canada is doing, what Korea is doing, what all these other...
|The end of the gold bubble |
By iwog in Investing in Lafayette CA 94549 500 comments, latest 43 minutes ago:
errc says tr6 says iwog says Rentierism and speculation in the real estate market is not what I consider productive investment. Are you saying there are no productive investment fundamentals in other sectors of bay...
|Housing bubble 2.0 can only end badly |
By Bubbabear in RealEstate 25 comments, latest 47 minutes ago:
Strategist says Call it Crazy says Strategist says There is a severe shortage of homes, especially since very little was built in the last 6 years. People from all over the world are desperate to...
|The science guy wants more money for space exploration |
By tovarichpeter in Misc in South San Francisco CA 94080 10 comments, latest 48 minutes ago:
theoakman says As a scientist with way more education than Bill Nye, I can tell you, his demands are misplaced. Yeah sure, space exploration is fun and interesting. Honestly, there's a ton of better areas...
|Chinese are buying all the real estate in bay area |
By leo9 in RealEstate 36 comments, latest 51 minutes ago:
madmax says It is ironic first we last our jobs to Chienses and know we are loosing our homes to them while our own people are hurting. This sucks there should be a law that...
|FHA lowers the boom on Coastal California housing markets |
By golfplan18 in RealEstate in Irvine CA 92620 22 comments, latest 58 minutes ago:
JFP says iwog says What effect will FHA rule changes have on the California real estate market? None whatsoever. Once again, Iwog is the only sane person in a thread. This board actually used to...
|No fluke. Housing prices dip in St. Louis area |
By Patrick in RealEstate in Menlo Park CA 94025 10 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
rooemoore says RentingForHalfTheCost says NAR just forgot to fudge the numbers from St. Louis. I'm sure they fixed the glitch and next months numbers will be fabulous! Sales and Prices Up Up Up! Nah, prices...
|Housing Survey- Economy On Wrong Track & Housing Prices Not Headed Higher |
By smaulgld in RealEstate posted 1 hour ago:
According to Fannie Mae's National Housing Survey the economy is on the wrong track and home prices aren't heading higher http://www.mortgagenewsdaily.c
|Whys and Wherefores of the Broken "Health" Care system |
By Robert Sproul in Misc 8 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
Robert Sproul says Homeboy says I DID read the article, and obviously you didn't, or you'd see that the problems he described ALL existed BEFORE ACA. ACA's got jack shit to do with ANY of...
|Detroit Emergency Manager Threatens Pension Fund Takeover; Blame the Unions |
By Mish in Economics posted 1 hour ago:
Detroit Emergency Manager Threatens Pension Fund Takeover Citing Unwarranted Extra Payments; Blame the Unions http://globaleconomicanalysis. Mish