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Chelsea Manning to get sex change treatments at military lockup
By turtledove  43 comments, latest 6 days ago:
Indiana Jones says Maybe it was because the picture is small and I could not make out exactly what was going on, but I just want you to know from my perspective it looked like...

How Italy became a submerging economy
By turtledove  82 comments, latest 1 week ago:
New Renter says Bellingham Bill says I don't see why it can't support 100 billion people eventually. Depends - is everyone willing to spend their lives treating the earth like the spaceship it is? That...

Woman goes from H-cup to O-cup trying to look like Jessica Rabbit
By turtledove  21 comments, latest 3 weeks ago:
sbh says "It takes a lot of money to look this cheap."

For sale: Small South Dakota town, bar included
By turtledove  19 comments, latest 1 month ago:
New Renter says turtledove says New Renter says You'll get slapped with a string of expensive lawsuits by disability and nutty religious rights activist organizations I forgot to mention... No lawyers allowed. We'll just dismiss...

Failing world banks prepare to steal your savings
By turtledove  62 comments, latest 1 month ago:
bob2356 says Strategist says If they confiscated a landlord's home for someone doing drugs, no landlord would want to be in the business. The motel example above had a history drug abuse and the owner...

Some women buying used pregnancy tests to entrap men
By turtledove  175 comments, latest 2 months ago:
corntrollio says iwog says In the lab birth control pills are almost 100% effective. (CDC claims .05% failure rate for implants) BCPs make the failure rate for IUDs look shockingly high. But again, I'm talking...

Looks like some RE investors are returning to SF
By turtledove  2 comments, latest 2 months ago:
dublin hillz says This was pretty much the strategy of archstone apts b4 they got bought out. Buy properties in areas with premium job markets and constrained supply.

Quick reality check.... CA state testing
By turtledove  7 comments, latest 3 months ago:
rufita11 says I asked about how babies were made at 4, so my mom gave me a book with pictures. I went ahead and shared it with all my friends, including our fundamentalist neighbor. My...

San Diego woman outbid of her dream home exacts strange vengeance
By turtledove  40 comments, latest 3 months ago:
rufita11 says Heraclitusstudent says The story doesn't say if they asked the lady to sign a contract, like honest pervs would do. No one said anything about the story saying the ad was a contract....

College Students Scared Straight
By turtledove  16 comments, latest 4 months ago:
mmmarvel says Call it Crazy says swebb says I say parents who "get it" and don't have their heads up their vicarious living, keep up with the Joneses, competitive, striving, brag-about-your-offspring-to-c exist! Unfortunately, they...

A Robust Housing Recovery? Not So Fast
By turtledove  167 comments, latest 4 months ago:
iwog says Bellingham Bill says Not knowing how screwed things are is a better condition. We're not actually that screwed, at least as far as death by debt is concerned. High government spending is replacing...

Britain: Filling a Hole With Real Estate
By turtledove  14 comments, latest 4 months ago:
indigenous says bgamall4 says So we all end up like Greece, the entire world? Yup, until it collapses... ceptin it is gunna be world wide, save the countries without debt as they don't have anything...

The White House Promises There Will Be No Obamacare Bailout
By turtledove  8 comments, latest 5 months ago:
turtledove says FortWayne says They'll just funnel it through some other financial gimmick. Where do I sign up for a $5.5 billion check for failing? Put me down for that, too.

You Think The Deficit Is Bad? Federal Unfunded Liabilities Exceed $127 Trillion
By turtledove  16 comments, latest 5 months ago:
humanity says Iosef V HydroCabron says Pensions that can't be covered will be reduced. Also, whatever Forbes says, pension payments are not a barrier to economic growth; wealthy people stashing cash in the Caymans is....

Gold Fix Study Shows Signs of Decade of Bank Manipulation
By turtledove  9 comments, latest 5 months ago:
turtledove says New Renter says it seemed to me at the time the one thing these guys DID to right was to start a movement to take deposits out of major banks. I did. New...

Obamacare's 'Cadillac Tax' Could Help Reduce The Cost Of Health Care
By turtledove  46 comments, latest 5 months ago:
humanity says CaptainShuddup says Quit either being retarded or pretending to be. Hmmm. Is this what they mean when they talk about the pot calling the kettle black ?

22 Craziest Animal Laws
By turtledove  4 comments, latest 5 months ago:
Ceffer says turtledove says In Belvedere, CA, dogs are not allowed in public places without their masters on leashes.

18 Congressmen Ask Obama to Reschedule Marijuana
By turtledove  30 comments, latest 5 months ago:
dublin hillz says There's no reason why alcohol should be legal while mary jane is illegal. Marijuana is a much milder substance. Alcohol is one of the most destructive chemicals to the body out of...

White House: It's A Good Thing That Obamacare Will Drive 2.5 Million Americans
By turtledove  22 comments, latest 5 months ago:
El HydroCabron says turtledove says However the statement was intended, suggesting that people are now free to pursue their dreams [at tax payer expense] is beyond bad PR. I agree, so let's get rid of...

Black Friday Debate: What are the US' problems and how would you solve them?
By turtledove  207 comments, latest 8 months ago:
sbh says Reality says Here is a picture of the PEX pipes piled at one of my work sites: And he worked so hard at this evidence. I think he doth protest too much.

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