Sutherland and Wilcox: How rising divorce rates caused wider income inequality
By P N Dr Lo R   7 comments, latest 38 minutes ago
How rising divorce rates caused wider income inequality By BRADFORD WILCOX AND ANNA SUTHERLAND Published: 27 April 2016 11:20 AM Updated: 27 April 2016 02:47 PM The standard portrayals of economic life for ordinary American families paint a picture of...
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Making money is not the same as creating wealth
By tovarichpeter   #rentseeking  #georgism   21 comments, latest 1 hour ago I read this article and found it very interesting, thought it might be something for you. The article is called They Don’t Just Hide Their Money. Economist Says Most of Billionaire Wealth is Unearned. and is located at
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You should ALWAYS roll over your employer 401k into a self-directed account
By Patrick   #investing   1 comment, latest 1 hour ago
I'm consistently amazed by the number of people who leave a job but don't roll over their 401k into a self-directed 401k rollover account. They just leave the money in a shitty employer-based 401k plan with very limited options, typically...
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"Get Out Traitor" - German Justice Minister Flees In Armored Mercedes After An
By mell   #politics  #immigration   1 comment, latest 3 hours ago Heiko Maas, the German Minister of Justice, was unable to finish his Labor Day celebration speech on the 1st of May as he was loudly booed and chased off the stage by the German people. The people repeatedly shouted...
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Rework of Format
By Patrick   29 comments, latest 3 hours ago
At the suggestion of a user, I'm trying to make more like a news site and less just a forum. So I'm hoping each post will be something like a news story, and have at least one picture,...
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Oakland imposes rent control for 90 days
By tovarichpeter   9 comments, latest 3 hours ago
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"Only the dumb save"
By mell   #politics  #economics   3 comments, latest 4 hours ago This was apparently enough to expose the ever so thin skin of the European central planners. Benoit's article opens by ironically asking if the ECB is stubborn because its continuing policies that aren't working. #politics #economics
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Puerto Rico Says Will Default Tomorrow, Begs Congress For Help
By mell   #politics  #economics   21 comments, latest 6 hours ago Moody’s Investors Service analysts said last week that any non-payment, even if it’s agreed to by creditors, constitutes a default in their eyes. S&P Global Ratings said a distressed-debt exchange or temporarily withholding interest is synonymous to default. #politics...
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Larry Wilmore insults the White House Correspondents' Dinner Obama giddy
By Tenpoundbass   8 comments, latest 6 hours ago
As he does every year, Obama will speak and tell jokes. Comedian Larry Wilmore will host the event, and he has said hes looking forward to taking on the challenge of hosting Obamas last dinner and using the 2016...
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Trump appoints Lewinsky to head women's rights committee.
By Blurtman   11 comments, latest 6 hours ago
Hillary's poll numbers plunge.
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What Do You Shout Into the Swollen Fat Face of an Oozing Bag of Shit Like This?
By DieBankOfAmericaPhukkingDie   #politics  #humor  #trigglypuff   41 comments, latest 7 hours ago
I'd start with "FAT FUCK! FAT FUCK!" shouted within 4 inches of her ear. Suggestions? #politics #humor #trigglypuff
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Time Stamp your 2016 Recession Call Now
By Logan Mohtashami   #Economics  #Investing  #Housing   1,017 comments, latest 7 hours ago
As predictable as the Sun rising, the Drama last Friday sent the Recession Bears into over drive once again. Well, time to man up, time stamp your 2016 Recession Call now. I say no, can't have a Job Loss...
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'Kill them wherever they are': ISIS hackers publish 'hit list' of 70 US mili
By Strategist   #isis  #drones   6 comments, latest 7 hours ago LONDON: Islamic State (ISIS) hackers have published a "hit list" of over 70 US military personnel who have been involved in drone strikes against terror targets in Syria and asked their followers to "kill them wherever they are". #isis...
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FBI CIA helping drive up rents in Silicon Valley
By tovarichpeter   posted 8 hours ago Silicon Valley's most secretive startup is quietly taking over downtown Palo Alto. While tech giants such as Apple and Uber make a public show of opening new Bay Area headquarters, Palantir Technologies -- a software company known for mining...
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Saudi Arabia: Workers set fire to buses after '50,000 sacked and salaries not p
By indigenous   #saudi  #politics   8 comments, latest 9 hours ago
Workers at a major Saudi construction firm have set fire to nine company buses in protest over thousands of sackings and their salaries not being paid. Employees at Binladin Group have staged several demonstrations within Saudi Arabia’s Mecca region in...
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Free coding class for high school students
By tovarichpeter   4 comments, latest 11 hours ago Moksh Jawa, 16, captures the essence of Silicon Valley startup thinking and energy. "Why not?" might be his motto. As a seventh-grader, he studied up on the Internet and taught himself coding. As a freshman, after studying on his...
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By jazz music   16 comments, latest 12 hours ago
Obama has not changed anything regarding corporate welfare. For all the billions all we get is more sent offshore and a jobless recovery. Cutting corporate welfare is the heresy they invest a billion a year in conservative talk radio,...
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The #1 problem with Washington
By tatupu70   1 comment, latest 13 hours ago Rep. David Jolly: We sat behind closed doors at one of the party headquarter back rooms in front of a white board where the equation was drawn out. You have six months until the election. Break that down to...
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Buffett denounces hedge funds
By tovarichpeter   posted 14 hours ago
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Suicide at Apple headquarters
By Patrick   15 comments, latest 14 hours ago An Apple Inc employee was found dead on Wednesday at the company's Silicon Valley headquarters, police said, with local media reporting that the victim had suffered a head wound and a gun was discovered near his body. Sergeant Andrea...
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