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  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 14, 7:43am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Constitutional amendment against any type of student loans.
  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 14, 7:43am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

willywonka says
Export SJW's to Afghanistan.


Or Saudia Arabia, etc.
  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 14, 7:51am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Bring back spanking in schools.
  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 14, 8:58am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Does their polling exclude foreigners and illegals?
  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 14, 9:01am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

MAGA says
Draft the SJW's for the next war.


Then this will be the result:


And you will need those NKVD battalions behind them to make sure that they don't retreat.
  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 14, 9:10am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/pg-e-bailout-hopes-crushed-163848465.html

PG&E Bailout Hopes Are Crushed With California Showing Little Interest

Now that PG&E Corp. has said it plans to file for bankruptcy, analysts are seeing little chance that California lawmakers will step in anytime soon with a bailout for the beleaguered power provider.

California’s largest utility, which faces potential liabilities of $30 billion or more from deadly wildfires, said it will file under Chapter 11 of the U.S. bankruptcy code by Jan. 29, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Monday. Governor Gavin Newsom issued a statement signaling he’s willing to let PG&E proceed, saying that at the same time “the company should continue to honor promises made to energy suppliers and to our community.”

A bankruptcy reorganization would, in fact, allow PG&E to operate and keep the lights on. What’s more, it “diversifies the responsibility for what plays out,” said Kit Konolige, a senior analyst with Bloomberg Intelligence. He said he didn’t believe there was much enthusiasm in Sacramento for an immediate rescue plan. “What politician is going to step up and say ‘I want to save PG&E?’ ’’

There are some, including Democratic Assemblyman Chris Holden, who in a statement called a bankruptcy “deeply concerning for the state.”

The pressure is unlikely to be off politicians to eventually act. Newsom covered that ground in his statement: “I will be working with the legislature and all stakeholders on a solution that ensures consumers have access to safe, affordable and reliable service, fire victims are treated fairly, and California can continue to make progress toward our climate goals.”

PG&E employs 20,000 and provides power to more than 15 million people. Its liabilities could grow from wildfires in 2017 and 2018; the state Department of Forestry and Fire Protection has blamed 17 of the 2017 blazes in part on company power lines and other equipment.

Its stock has tanked, and it has little left in the bank -- $1.5 billion in cash and cash equivalents as of Friday. PG&E has said it doesn’t intend to make an interest payment of about $21.6 million due Tuesday on 5.4 percent senior notes due in 2040.

“There isn’t a lot of time left. You’re talking six months until you actually get into a liquidity crunch,” said Guggenheim analyst Shahriar Pourreza.

Even if they wanted to, Newsom and legislators might simply be unable to do anything in time.

“The high degree of controversy and public outcry stemming from wildfire damages and perceived blame assigned to PG&E likely creates headwinds in the legislative process,” the research firm ClearView Energy Partners LLC said in a report Monday. “The 15-day notice offers a very short runway for lawmakers to act.”

PG&E on Sunday started searching for a new chief executive officer after Geisha Williams, 57, quit; General counsel John Simon will take the helm in the meantime.

Williams’s departure came after a catastrophic period for PG&E. Bonds that traded above face value about months ago now fetch around 85 cents on the dollar. The stock fell as much as 50 percent to $8.77 a share as of 11:10 a.m. in New York, its biggest intraday drop ever. Shares are down 82 percent since the Camp fire broke out Nov. 8.

PG&E Corporation (PCG) $9.11/sh -8.48 (-48.20%)
  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 14, 9:10am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/pg-e-bailout-hopes-crushed-163848465.html

PG&E Bailout Hopes Are Crushed With California Showing Little Interest

Now that PG&E Corp. has said it plans to file for bankruptcy, analysts are seeing little chance that California lawmakers will step in anytime soon with a bailout for the beleaguered power provider.

California’s largest utility, which faces potential liabilities of $30 billion or more from deadly wildfires, said it will file under Chapter 11 of the U.S. bankruptcy code by Jan. 29, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Monday. Governor Gavin Newsom issued a statement signaling he’s willing to let PG&E proceed, saying that at the same time “the company should continue to honor promises made to energy suppliers and to our community.”

A bankruptcy reorganization would, in fact, allow PG&E to operate and keep the lights on. What’s more, it “diversifies the responsibility for what plays out,” said Kit Konolige, a senior analyst with Bloomberg Intelligence. He said he didn’t believe there was much enthusiasm in Sacramento for an immediate rescue plan. “What politician is going to step up and say ‘I want to save PG&E?’ ’’

There are some, including Democratic Assemblyman Chris Holden, who in a statement called a bankruptcy “deeply concerning for the state.”

The pressure is unlikely to be off politicians to eventually act. Newsom covered that ground in his statement: “I will be working with the legislature and all stakeholders on a solution that ensures consumers have access to safe, affordable and reliable service, fire victims are treated fairly, and California can continue to make progress toward our climate goals.”

PG&E employs 20,000 and provides power to more than 15 million people. Its liabilities could grow from wildfires in 2017 and 2018; the state Department of Forestry and Fire Protection has blamed 17 of the 2017 blazes in part on company power lines and other equipment.

Its stock has tanked, and it has little left in the bank -- $1.5 billion in cash and cash equivalents as of Friday. PG&E has said it doesn’t intend to make an interest payment of about $21.6 million due Tuesday on 5.4 percent senior notes due in 2040.

“There isn’t a lot of time left. You’re talking six months until you actually get into a liquidity crunch,” said Guggenheim analyst Shahriar Pourreza.

Even if they wanted to, Newsom and legislators might simply be unable to do anything in time.

“The high degree of controversy and public outcry stemming from wildfire damages and perceived blame assigned to PG&E likely creates headwinds in the legislative process,” the research firm ClearView Energy Partners LLC said in a report Monday. “The 15-day notice offers a very short runway for lawmakers to act.”

PG&E on Sunday started searching for a new chief executive officer after Geisha Williams, 57, quit; General counsel John Simon will take the helm in the meantime.

Williams’s departure came after a catastrophic period for PG&E. Bonds that traded above face value about months ago now fetch around 85 cents on the dollar. The stock fell as much as 50 percent to $8.77 a share as of 11:10 a.m. in New York, its biggest intraday drop ever. Shares are down 82 percent since the Camp fire broke out Nov. 8.

PG&E Corporation (PCG) $9.11/sh -8.48 (-48.20%)
  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 14, 10:12am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Fortwaynemobile says
They don't have a car that can compete with a civic/corolla.


My vintage Ford Escort suggests otherwise. Really only thing majorly wrong with the current Focus/Festiva is the shitty Dual clutch automatic transmission that comes with the 2L engine version. in fact I'd say that Dual Clutch "Automatic" transmissions and CVT's have ruined most small cars. Even some of the newer Toyota automatic transmissions suck so bad that I wouldn't buy one (you can't even add fluid to them without taking it to the dealer!). For some reason SUV's still have a regular automatic transmission with a dip stick and regular gears with a torque converter - proven technology! But with today's smaller cars from pretty much all manufacturer's it's a big middle finger if you want an automatic transmission. I think GM makes the ones that I consider least objectionable in that it's still a regular automatic transmission, and it's possible to add transmission fluid and there is a weep hole that lets you know when it's full. Still a shitty way to check your transmission fluid. but way better than no way.
  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 14, 10:13am   ↑ like (5)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

I'd like to see import duties replace personal income tax, as the founding fathers intended.
  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 14, 11:54am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Heraclitusstudent says
Sure we would have great army, police, justice, etc... without taxes.


The import duties I mentioned above are a tax. Just a consumption tax instead if an income tax, as the founding fathers intended. A national sales tax instead of income tax would be an improvement as well. Way fairer and easier to enforce as well.
  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 14, 12:00pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Seriously, their stuff is way too expensive. I am still using a vintage 80's razor that uses dual blade cartridges that I can but at some dollar stores for a buck for a 10 pack. I think I have to get them on eBay now, but still really cheap.
  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 15, 7:32am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Ceffer says
My genuine Gillette triple blades last nine months to a year apiece


The ones I bought at 10-12 per pack at a dollar store last about the same.



10 of these 10 packs are $11 on Amazon right now!
https://www.amazon.com/Personna-Twin-Pivot-Plus-Blades/dp/B00N2QQX0U/
  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 15, 7:48am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

marcus says
Most of the experts have much better ways to invest money in border security,




  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 15, 7:49am   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

FortWayneIndiana says
Trump declare national emergency to build it, would be my guess.


My guess as well. Having said that, once food stamp money runs dry the Dems will probably cave in, so perhaps Trump is waiting for that.
  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 15, 8:10am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

DASKAA says
Which ones?


Ford Edge/Flexhave them (around 2:38):


Youtube also shows them in the Mustang and Fusion.
  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 15, 8:14am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

DASKAA says
Even conservative Toyota has dropped dipsticks on their truck auto transmissions more than a decade ago.


And that it reason enough not to buy one of their cars. You literally have to take it to the dealer and have them use a machine that pressurizes the fluid to get it in! Very DIY unfriendly! Perhaps over time people will figure out a DIY friendly method when these cars get old.
  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 15, 9:26am   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Rocketmanjoe says
I believe e-verify would be much easier, quicker, have a lower price tag to rollout and would be far more effective than a wall.


We need that AND a wall.
  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 15, 10:54am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

DASKAA says
No, you don't really need to take it to the dealer. I've done ATF change in my Toyota truck myself.


That's a truck, and I would believe that their cars work different.
  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 15, 11:11am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

To check transmission fluid level on a Toyota car 2007 and up, it has to be in a narrow temperature range 104-113 degrees, or you need a bunch of tools:


Not sure about Corollas though. Might use a crappy CVT or something else objectionable. Supposedly they had dipsticks as recent as 2010.

Plus the specific Toyota ATF-WS is probably expensive too. I used SuperTech ATF fluid in my Escort.
  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 15, 11:35am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

PG&E Corporation (PCG) $6.59/sh -1.79 (-21.36%)
  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 15, 11:35am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

PG&E Corporation (PCG) $6.59/sh -1.79 (-21.36%)
  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 15, 11:49am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Ford Mustang has a transmission dipstick as well (shitty location, but at least it's there, why can't everyone at least do this):
  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 15, 11:49am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

For Fusion transmission dipstick shown here:
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  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 15, 11:54am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

DASKAA says
zzyzzx says
the specific Toyota ATF-WS is probably expensive too


It is. But not life-altering expensive.


Some cheaper alternatives:
https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/verified-alternatives-to-toyota-ws-atf-automaitc-transmission-fluid.373083/

Personally if I had one of those cars, I would not use any of them unless there was ample evidence of other people using them. Super Tech DEXRON VI Automatic Transmission Fluid might be my first choice of the bunch listed.

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Super-Tech-DEXRON-VI-Automatic-Transmission-Fluid-1-qt/17134873
Meets the requirements of General Motors automatic transmissions calling for DEXRON VI fluid
Suitable for use where DEXRON II, DEXRON III, JASO M315 (1A), Toyota WS and Toyota T-IV fluids are recommended
  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 15, 12:16pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Rapefugees!
  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 16, 9:02am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

https://www.thestreet.com/story/14519268/1/the-pink-tax-means-that-products-geared-to-females-cost-more.html

Why Does a Woman's Razor Cost $1.08 When a Man's Razor Only Costs 75 Cents?

TheStreet also found Duane Reade, a Manhattan drug-store chain owned by Walgreens Boots Alliance, selling a 13-pack of Gillette Daisy Classic razors for women for $13.99 -- or $1.08 per razor -- while a 10-pack of Bic Comfort Twin razors for men cost just $7.48, or 75 cents per unit:
  zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 16, 10:15am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

WaltertheoFlanders says
but if it's 80% e-verify and 20% wall, as for effectiveness


Where are you getting these percentages from?
Why can't we have e-verify,a border wall, and border minefield.



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