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Rising house prices may be chiefly responsible for rising inequality
By Heraclitusstudent in misc   posted 14 minutes ago:
http://www.economist.com/news/ "Moreover, if housing is the biggest source of rising inequality, then the wealth tax Mr Piketty advocates is the wrong response. Policymakers should instead try to reduce the planning restrictions which, by inhibiting...

Surviving Spouse Questions:
By CL in misc   4 comments, latest 28 minutes ago:
CL says Thanks for the help. All good questions and points. I'll discuss it with the POA person. He was a fairly organized and orderly old conservative. But you still turn over some interesting rocks,...

Raising minimum wage does not create affordable housing
By tovarichpeter in misc   2 comments, latest 38 minutes ago:
lahossain says Sometimes statement of the obvious is necessary to get enough people realizing that they are barking up the wrong tree. But it isn't very heartening.

Foreclosure to Home Free Home, as 5-Year Clock Expires
By Call it Crazy in misc   22 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
lahossain says https://www.linkedin.com/pub/s Real or product of someone's sense of humor after reading today's article?

More STEM nonsense but in reverse
By Rin in misc   37 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
Call it Crazy says Dan8267 says 155 lbs at 5'11" is not fat. Anybody can make up untrue numbers. Dan8267 says I live in a house, not an apartment. Liar Dan8267 says I've had far...

How to donate your body to science without dying
By tovarichpeter in misc   posted 2 hours ago:
http://www.scientificamerican.

A woman who gives consent can still be a rape victim
By iwog in misc   23 comments, latest 2 hours ago:
Heraclitusstudent says errc says People, we need to stop misplacing blame on feminazis, and instead place blame where it belongs, on democrats and lawyers Once Hillary is elected, it will be the same thing.

Nuclear waste leak caused by wrong kitty litter
By HydroCabron in misc   5 comments, latest 2 hours ago:
HydroCabron says CaptainShuddup says This never happened when republicans were in charge, is there anything Liberals can't screw up? If liberals ever make something that doesn't suck, it'll be a vacuum cleaner!

Man called Michael Dick is arrested for masturbating
By zzyzzx in misc   6 comments, latest 2 hours ago:
Blurtman says Drop that dick, you Dick!

Why we need a basic income
By tovarichpeter in misc   posted 2 hours ago:
http://singularityhub.com/2015 There is an adage in economics known as the lump of labor fallacy. It is that technological change is destroying jobs and generating rising unemployment. It rests on an image of a finite number...

Fringe benefits
By tovarichpeter in misc   posted 3 hours ago:
http://www.normativedander.com

Congress may consider proposals to address California's drought
By tvgnus in misc   3 comments, latest 3 hours ago:
thunderlips11 says "Their" water, what bullshit. They do a Rain Dance periodically?

Please don't throw Tomatoes at Americans
By thunderlips11 in misc   3 comments, latest 4 hours ago:
Dan8267 says thunderlips11 says Czech Government begs populace not to throw rotten tomatoes at a US Army Convoy Well maybe if the army convoy told better jokes...

It's what's for dinner...in Vietnam
By zzyzzx in misc   7 comments, latest 4 hours ago:
sbh says Dan8267 says And I thought only CIC ate dog dick. You learn something new every day. Dog shit, maybe.

UC Davis: Will take millennia for oceans to recover
By tvgnus in misc   1 comment, latest 4 hours ago:
Dan8267 says tvgnus says Will take millennia for oceans to recover And longer for selfish conservatives to give a shit.

American women rate 80% of men on dating site as below average
By iwog in misc   28 comments, latest 4 hours ago:
Quigley says Along the lines of what Hydro and Thunderlips said, the girlfriend angle is huge for women. This is why, when the time comes to break up with a woman you've been with a...

The critical condition of cancer research in the U.S.
By tovarichpeter in misc   3 comments, latest 5 hours ago:
curious2 says bob2356 says obamacare isn't the health care system. Actually, it is, at least in the sense that Obamneycare is the corporate federal takeover of the prior system, diverting resources away from all other...

Look for drug prices to come down
By tovarichpeter in misc   4 comments, latest 5 hours ago:
CaptainShuddup says Well John Grubber personally assured me that drug prices will come down. Honest Injun he really did.

Immaginary health care horrors
By tovarichpeter in misc   2 comments, latest 5 hours ago:
CaptainShuddup says Paul is living proof that misinformation can be a lucrative business.

Austrians believe the government wasn't necessary to end slavery
By iwog in misc   45 comments, latest 6 hours ago:
thunderlips11 says We're not seeing mass robot production armies, though. We've seen massive outsourcing to Third World Labor areas like China and Vietnam. Most Chinese factories have outdated, analog machinery that has "10,000 years health...

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