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GOPs latest tax cut proposal for the upper .2 percent
By tovarichpeter in misc   1 comment, latest 14 minutes ago:
HydroCabron says Liberals are the real elites!

The end of meaningless jobs is a win for all of us
By tovarichpeter in misc   1 comment, latest 21 minutes ago:
marcus says I don't know about that. I think we would need laws about who gets to reproduce or how much they can. If suddenly, everyone can have a high standard of living, while working...

Current technology could have avoided Germanwing catasrophe
By tovarichpeter in misc   4 comments, latest 32 minutes ago:
Heraclitusstudent says Why don't we have technology to remote control planes? We remote control drones. The plane deviates with no explanation? Simple... take over the plane from the ground and land it to nearest airport.

Happy rise of machines
By tovarichpeter in misc   4 comments, latest 48 minutes ago:
Rin says Dan8267 says I particularly like the cheesy "humanoid" form of the robot. It shows the company is only concerned about appearance, not functionality. Yeah, it's really important to have a crude plastic form...

Education will not fix economic inequality
By tovarichpeter in misc   4 comments, latest 54 minutes ago:
Heraclitusstudent says HydroCabron says At the rate we're going, you'll need a PhD to do yard work. It seems either way you're better off with education:

Will monster trucks be allowed to take over our highways
By tovarichpeter in misc   1 comment, latest 1 hour ago:
curious2 says SUVs have already taken over the surface roads, wasting fuel and proving the triumph of marketing over practicality and safety.

Total Disaster Lists for $799K, Sells for $1.21M in Outer Sunset
By jvolstad in misc   1 comment, latest 1 hour ago:
curious2 says CA Property taxes are typically 1.2% of purchase price, with adjustments for capital improvements and new construction. So, if the new buyer repairs the old structure, the property taxes will be around $14k/year....

Bad News For America's Biggest Housing Bubble: San Francisco Home Prices Suffer
By mell in misc   81 comments, latest 2 hours ago:
Entitlemented says indigenous says See any general trend line in these three graphs? * I see a rate reduction continuing that is correlated with outsourcing and bubble creation.

Two out of three Americans now own smartphones
By tvgnus in misc   12 comments, latest 2 hours ago:
curious2 says zzyzzx says Smartphones are a serious waste of money! That depends what you compare them to. My D855 replaced a bag full of gear that had cost twice as much. If it had...

Merchants of Doubt
By Dan8267 in misc   56 comments, latest 2 hours ago:
marcus says http://climate.nasa.gov/eviden http://climate.nasa.gov/state_

Iceland leads the way again
By Blurtman in misc   3 comments, latest 2 hours ago:
HydroCabron says Blurtman says According to a study by four central bankers, the country has had "over 20 instances of financial crises of different types" since 1875, with "six serious multiple financial crisis episodes occurring...

Gold Rises Against Nearly All Major Currencies in Q1
By smaulgld in misc   posted 3 hours ago:
With today's price action gold is up Year to Date against all major currencies More Charts: https://smaulgld.com/gold-pric

Brown orders mandatory water cuts
By tvgnus in misc   posted 3 hours ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Urban users face penalties •  Order comes as snowpack survey reports historically low water content By decree, the people of California shall reduce water use by 25 percent or face the wrath of the...

Multifamily rental housing gets a boost from the state
By tvgnus in misc   1 comment, latest 3 hours ago:
Bellingham Bill says really wish we didn't have to do all these "bankshot" policies with MFH. Just make them state-run like the Eurosocialists do and cut out the middlemen. Problem being here is that our...

Jeb Bush Assembles Hack Economic Team
By finehoe in misc   3 comments, latest 4 hours ago:
Mark says Hmmm...lets see Cut taxes for the top 10% or so Deregulate business (especially wall street/banking) Cut government (except to enforce morals/Christian values) Optional: Start a new war. Just a hunch.

The cost of "not in my backyard"
By tovarichpeter in misc   1 comment, latest 4 hours ago:
Bellingham Bill says Somebody should make a boardgame about this topic . . .

Treasurer calls for faster divestment from gun maker
By tvgnus in misc   posted 5 hours ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Questions why teachers retirement money supports maker of gun that killed school children •  None of its funds be used to fund the manufacturing of weapons used to commit such terrible atrocities The California...

Nevada, Florida, Arizona housing markets most overvalued
By tovarichpeter in misc   posted 5 hours ago:
http://www.vegasinc.com/busine Las Vegas housing market is one of the most overvalued in the country, as investors pushed up prices amid limited supply and a sluggish economy, a new report says. Fitch Ratings said today that...

U.S. IPO activity stalls
By tvgnus in misc   posted 5 hours ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Q1 sees 57 percent drop •  Initial public offering activity among the middle market is a bellwether One of the cylinders of Americas economic engine is sputtering. After quarter after quarter of continued and...

This was the second-warmest February over 136 years
By HydroCabron in misc   35 comments, latest 5 hours ago:
marcus says Call it Crazy says The trend that the ice HASN'T come close to melting, based on a 75% prediction that it would. The reference was to summer ice. And in 2012 it was...

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