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Tea party, labor and Elizabeth Warren against Obozo the clown??
By lostand confused   35 comments, latest 4 hours ago:
Entitlemented says lostand confused says Progressive Democrats have been hoping to see a showdown between Elizabeth Warren and Hillary Clinton for years. Instead, they're getting a public feud between the senator from Massachusetts and President...

Claims about the decline of the West are exaggerated
By tovarichpeter   posted 4 hours ago:
http://phys.org/news/2015-04-d A new paper by Oxford researchers argues that some countries in Western Europe, and the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand now have birth rates that are now relatively close to replacement, that the...

Why should I worry?
By HEY YOU   posted 6 hours ago:
I've got fiat currency. http://kunstler.com/clusterfuc

The march of progress
By tovarichpeter   1 comment, latest 6 hours ago:
tovarichpeter says Actually economic progress is always a partnership between government and the private sector.

Nothing Says You Care More About a Death Of A Black Guy Then Destroying Property
By Call it Crazy   47 comments, latest 7 hours ago:
Call it Crazy says HydroCabron says Call it Crazy says follow rules, take personal responsibility, have moral values, treat other people correctly and be decent citizens... Well, I guess it's not hypocrisy, since you are...

Can Free Trade make everyone better off?
By tovarichpeter   3 comments, latest 8 hours ago:
Reality says David Ricardo lived in a time when Manchester Textile Mills were shipped overseas, to North America to be exactly; in fact, textile mills in Manchester were already declining due to rising British wages...

Israel bombed shelters in Gaza
By tovarichpeter   posted 8 hours ago:
http://www.bbc.com/news/world- At least 44 Palestinians were killed by "Israeli actions" while sheltering at seven UN schools during last summer's war in Gaza, a UN inquiry has found. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said he deplored...

Apple
By Patrick   11 comments, latest 8 hours ago:
curious2 says BayAreaObserver says For its latest iPhones, Apple raised the base price of its high-end handset, the iPhone 6 Plus, by $100 to $749 without a two-year contract... Revenue in Apple's greater China region,...

Drought forum in Fresno on May 5
By tvgnus   posted 9 hours ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine State Board of Food And Agriculture to host •  Public comments by farmers, ranchers and others encouraged The California State Board of Food and Agriculture is to host a drought forum on Tuesday, May...

These Billionaires Have it Out for Mainstreet
By bgamall4   3 comments, latest 9 hours ago:
bgamall4 says FortWayne says Media sure does control the conversation. Good thing at least they can't control sites like patrick.net where we are all free to discuss our own ideas and thoughts without their control...

Racism big driver of health care in U.S.
By tovarichpeter   1 comment, latest 9 hours ago:
CaptainShuddup says And Dentists who moonlight as Proctologists have a higher procedure mortality rate.

Florida ground zero in for-profit education fraud
By tovarichpeter   posted 9 hours ago:
http://www.bradenton.com/2015/

Nobody said that
By tovarichpeter   22 comments, latest 10 hours ago:
sbh says Really now, do you know what capital crime is? Call it Crazy says Elmo It's not a difficult concept. Can't you at least try? Call it Crazy says Elmo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It's central to the...

Stock in biotech doing marijuana research soars
By tovarichpeter   posted 10 hours ago:
http://www.forbes.com/sites/de I spent over 15 years working in a variety of jobs in the securities industry before getting my Masters Degree in Journalism at NYU. As a financial journalist, I have met top notch CEO's,...

A republican sweep in 2016 is all but guaranteed.
By CaptainShuddup   40 comments, latest 11 hours ago:
iwog says CaptainShuddup says Mine can, yours can't because you fed them the blue pill then told them to foolow the rabbit down the "I'm a vitctim" hole. You think so? Get a good book...

Is technology Replacing, or Displacing workers
By tovarichpeter   1 comment, latest 11 hours ago:
Heraclitusstudent says It's not technology. It's "free" trade.

AUDIO: Most and least expensive states for car insurance
By tvgnus   2 comments, latest 11 hours ago:
CaptainShuddup says Insurance has gotten insane, more than 90% of the population will go through their intire life never filing an auto or home insurance claim. More than 70% of people who have damages they...

Analysis of killings by police shows outsize risk for young black men
By Blurtman   42 comments, latest 11 hours ago:
sbh says zzyzzx says Since it doesn't have a wide nose, baggy pants, or afro, it's not racist. Not only that, it's not running or armed with Skittles.

Free trade is the one issue most economists actually agree on
By tovarichpeter   19 comments, latest 12 hours ago:
Heraclitusstudent says Bellingham Bill says I'm all for free trade without trade deficits. But that's not the regime we're in, now. You're talking of "free" trade with partners like China, that have done everything possible...

Big advance in desalinization
By tovarichpeter   posted 12 hours ago:
http://phys.org/news/2015-04-m A combined team of researchers with MIT and India based, JAIN Irrigations Systems has won the top Desal Prizea competition to see who could come up with the best desalination system for providing water...

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