Why are U.S. trains so bad
By tovarichpeter   6 comments, latest 4 minutes ago
http://www.vox.com/2016/5/1/11 Amtrak turns 45 today, leaving many people wondering how is it that a rich and powerful country that was a pioneer in railroad adoption in the 19th century has such terrible passenger trains today. The United States is a...
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House Flipping, Food Stamps, Student Loans, Stock Markets, J.P. Morgan,
By Bubbabeefcake   #housing   1 comment, latest 11 minutes ago
http://investmentwatchblog.com Rising home prices and short supply have investors setting their sights on a new real estate play. Home flipping, loosely defined as buying and selling the same home within six months, fell out of favor during the housing recession,...
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Hate Crime Timeline
By Tenpoundbass   posted 12 minutes ago
http://www.breitbart.com/milo/ HATE CRIME HOAXES: A TIMELINE 2007 Student at George Washington University targets herself with swastika graffiti Assistant Professor at Case Western Reserve University falsely reports racist hate mail to the FBI 2008 Liberal blogs spread false rumour that a...
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Will Sanders' supporters flock to Trump?
By YesYNot   #politics   20 comments, latest 20 minutes ago
Blow says no. Among Sander's Democrat supporters, 13% have a favorable view of Trump and 86% have an unfavorable view. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05 #politics
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If the Glaciers are melting, then how did these two get in one 16 years ago
By Tenpoundbass   2 comments, latest 21 minutes ago
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2016 LOS ANGELES – The bodies of a renowned mountain climber and expedition cameraman who were buried in a Himalayan avalanche 16 years ago have been found. The widow of Alex Lowe said in a statement Friday that two climbers...
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Trump Supporter Stripped of 1st and 2nd Amendment Rights
By HydroCabron   13 comments, latest 41 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — A fanatical Donald Trump supporter, who was arrested by the FBI in Oregon this week after repeatedly threatening to kill President Barack Obama and federal agents, had multiple pipe bombs in his home, authorities alleged in court on...
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"Only the dumb save"
By mell   #politics  #economics   22 comments, latest 1 hour ago
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/ 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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Crazy feminists greatest hits 2016
By iwog   #politics  #fuckfeminismtodeath  #feminism   10 comments, latest 1 hour ago
Yeah I know it's only May. #politics #fuckfeminismtodeath #feminism
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One third Bay Area residents want to leave because of housing cost
By tovarichpeter   3 comments, latest 1 hour ago
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Man arrested for soliciting girls for porn industry at Alameda County Fair
By zzyzzx   #crime   99 comments, latest 2 hours ago
http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/ PLEASANTON, Calif. — A man was arrested at the Alameda County Fair for soliciting young girls for the porn industry. Sheriff's deputies arrested 34-year-old Aaron Gimbert Sunday after undercover officers say he passed out business cards to teenagers. KTVU...
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Want to live well. Move away from the coast
By tovarichpeter   4 comments, latest 2 hours ago
http://www.theatlantic.com/bus The newly discovered worlds are now the most promising targets in the search for life among the stars—and the race to take a closer look at them has begun. The robot telescope settles on its target, a star that...
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"Get Out Traitor" - German Justice Minister Flees In Armored Mercedes After An
By mell   #politics  #immigration   6 comments, latest 2 hours ago
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/ 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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Trump Winning!
By Tenpoundbass   498 comments, latest 3 hours ago
http://money.cnn.com/2016/02/1 Trump sued Univision, the biggest Spanish language broadcaster in the United States, for $500 million last summer. Trump and the CEO of Univision, Randy Falco, issued peacemaking statements. "I have known Donald Trump for many years in both a...
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Car made out of wood
By mmmarvel   12 comments, latest 4 hours ago
Okay, so only the body is made out of wood, cedar to be exact, but dang, it's beautiful. http://www.omaha.com/news/good
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Endgame of Paper Economies
By NuttBoxer   #investing  #economics   88 comments, latest 4 hours ago
#investing #economics Interview with former central banker who worked at the Fed, IMF, and Citibank. Good reality check that stands in contrasts to the paper economists proclaiming their assets will never lose value, and prices will rise ad infinitum. http://the-moneychanger.com/ar
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Making money is not the same as creating wealth
By tovarichpeter   #rentseeking  #georgism   23 comments, latest 4 hours ago
http://evonomics.com/they-dont 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 http://evonomics.com/they-dont...
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Trump appoints Lewinsky to head women's rights committee.
By Blurtman   16 comments, latest 5 hours ago
Hillary's poll numbers plunge.
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Rework of Patrick.net Format
By Patrick   32 comments, latest 5 hours ago
At the suggestion of a user, I'm trying to make patrick.net 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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Trigglypuff memes !!
By lostand confused   22 comments, latest 6 hours ago
Jane Fonda and triggly puff-man Jane Fonda was hot back then. I can dance to this-err maybe flail my arms around!
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Opinions on SODA?
By Patrick   152 comments, latest 6 hours ago
My wife bought me a Sodastream water carbonator and I like it because I can make fizzy water for about 30 cents a liter instead of paying $1 a liter in the store. OTOH I was kind of annoyed at...
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