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Too Much of Most Everything - Worldwide Economic Problem
By BayAreaObserver in misc   3 comments, latest 5 minutes ago:
CaptainShuddup says BayAreaObserver says Global oversupply extends beyond commodities, elevating deflation risk. The global economy is awash as never before in commodities like oil, cotton and iron ore, but also with capital and labor—a glut...

Free trade is the one issue most economists actually agree on
By tovarichpeter in misc   3 comments, latest 10 minutes ago:
sbh says "The economic argument for free trade dates back to Adam Smith, the 18th-century author of “The Wealth of Nations” and the grandfather of modern economics. Smith recognized that the case for trading with...

Analysis of killings by police shows outsize risk for young black men
By Blurtman in misc   12 comments, latest 20 minutes ago:
Call it Crazy says Blurtman says Shooting unarmed citizens is unacceptable, irrespective of the race of the citizen, or the crime statistics of that race. On face value, you are correct on that statement. But,...

Bruce Jenner
By elliemae in misc   2 comments, latest 26 minutes ago:
BayAreaObserver says Bruce also came a Republican ! The conversation about his political stance began when Sawyer asked him his thoughts about Barack Obama becoming the first president to use the word "transgender" in...

Our climate models are WRONG: Global warming has slowed
By Call it Crazy in misc   4 comments, latest 39 minutes ago:
Ceffer says The climate predictions aren't wrong. They are liberal, so they just stopped working. They are waiting for a welfare check.

Are we becoming a police state?
By indigenous in misc   77 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
Strategist says lostand confused says Speaking of the law, how do I get this drill sergeant's job??? "So many beauties, so little time" How long can you keep it up? Maybe Rin can help.

Evidence for homeopathy between scant and nil
By tovarichpeter in misc   3 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
Strategist says Indiana Jones says Have either of you ever tried homeopathy? Why do you think it works? It's just water and sugar.

Does the Fed Need To Raise Rates
By smaulgld in misc   32 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
phaster says Yeah the fed should raise rates!! BUT only after I first have the opportunity to borrow 1 trillion dollars @ 0.02% APR After I get mine, then I'm all for normalizing interest rates...

Housing Heads finally gave in today, Tight Lending crowd RIP
By Logan Mohtashami in misc   133 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
Logan Mohtashami says indigenous says Or was there another reason for your sucess? On April 8th, the brand new D.D. was opened here in the O.C. The demand was insane and still is. Obviously low...

Home Prices & the Dow, each Inflation-Adjusted. A recent Dow day.
By ttsmyf in misc   376 comments, latest 2 hours ago:
ttsmyf says WOW! The UNtrustworthy are certainly in control of what information is apparent to the people! Say hey! This was in the Wall Street Journal on March 30, 1999. Note "... how much it...

The Irish are not white people
By Blurtman in misc   15 comments, latest 3 hours ago:
Strategist says Blurtman says alpo says is why are u still thinking about these things? Primarily because it is a phony category enforced by the US government. And also because many people are not aware...

Did Harvard just beat Theranos with a liquid biopsy
By tovarichpeter in misc   posted 3 hours ago:

Are some public employees overpaid?
By tovarichpeter in misc   posted 3 hours ago: Los Angeles Times A line of Los Angeles city trash trucks on First Street in downtown. The truck drivers were participating in a protest against high bank fees being paid by the city of...

Public boarding schools?
By tovarichpeter in misc   1 comment, latest 4 hours ago:
CaptainShuddup says Please Sir! May have anotha?

Youth won't be wasted on the young
By tovarichpeter in misc   1 comment, latest 4 hours ago:
CaptainShuddup says Historically in the American dream contract, you only get 15 to 20 good years out of it if you were lucky. By then youth pushed talent and productive and experienced out. You were...

Adam Sander - Burned Out, Talentless, and a Racist.
By Blurtman in misc   23 comments, latest 5 hours ago:
CaptainShuddup says Bush can pronounce Jalapeno without sounding too white. That practically makes you a quarter castellanos in Texas.

Some scientists skeptical of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos liquid biopsy
By tovarichpeter in misc   posted 5 hours ago: Faster, cheaper, better. An innovation that accomplishes those three things has the potential to disrupt an industry. But such innovations are rare. Theranos, a company founded by Stanford sophomore Elizabeth Holmes in the fall...

Local newsreader pronounces Spanish names with accent, but not others
By Blurtman in misc   2 comments, latest 5 hours ago:
komputodo says CaptainShuddup says Damed right, it's sir-vase-a, say it, say it! um, more like "said-VESS-uh" BTW, one of my favorites:

U.S. has highest broadband prices, but lowest speeds
By tovarichpeter in misc   posted 6 hours ago:
Robert Reich 1 hr · It’s a good thing Comcast can’t acquire Time-Warner, but the problems with Comcast and other Internet service go far deeper. The United States has the highest broadband prices among advanced...

Are we becoming a police state 2nd article
By indigenous in misc   3 comments, latest 7 hours ago:
BayAreaObserver says Fair enough - long posts seem to get glossed over.

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