CUT THE FEDERAL BUDGET? START BY KILLING CORPORATE WELFARE
By jazz music   15 comments, latest 7 minutes ago
Obama has not changed anything regarding corporate welfare. For all the billions all we get is more sent offshore and a jobless recovery. Cutting corporate welfare is the heresy they invest a billion a year in conservative talk radio,...
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Trump Supporter Stripped of 1st and 2nd Amendment Rights
By HydroCabron   7 comments, latest 14 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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Saudi Arabia: Workers set fire to buses after '50,000 sacked and salaries not p
By indigenous   posted 24 minutes ago
Workers at a major Saudi construction firm have set fire to nine company buses in protest over thousands of sackings and their salaries not being paid. Employees at Binladin Group have staged several demonstrations within Saudi Arabia’s Mecca region in...
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Trump appoints Lewinsky to head women's rights committee.
By Blurtman   1 comment, latest 34 minutes ago
Hillary's poll numbers plunge.
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What Do You Shout Into the Swollen Fat Face of an Oozing Bag of Shit Like This?
By DieBankOfAmericaPhukkingDie   30 comments, latest 37 minutes ago
I'd start with "FAT FUCK! FAT FUCK!" shouted within 4 inches of her ear. Suggestions?
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The Way Things Go in HTML
By Patrick   #html  #fun  #scitech   2 comments, latest 46 minutes ago
http://sebastianlyserena.dk/ #html #fun #scitech
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Rework of Patrick.net Format
By Patrick   25 comments, latest 50 minutes 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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Schools holding separate graduation ceremonies for LGBT students
By P N Dr Lo R   3 comments, latest 1 hour ago
http://www.washingtontimes.com The LGBT community has been fighting a decades-long culture war to be included in the fabrics of American society — and it’s winning. Yet when it comes to their graduation ceremonies, it seems they’d prefer exclusivity.
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Suicide at Apple headquarters
By Patrick   13 comments, latest 1 hour ago
http://www.reuters.com/article An Apple Inc employee was found dead on Wednesday at the company's Silicon Valley headquarters, police said, with local media reporting that the victim had suffered a head wound and a gun was discovered near his body. Sergeant Andrea...
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Free coding class for high school students
By tovarichpeter   2 comments, latest 1 hour ago
http://www.eastbaytimes.com/my Moksh Jawa, 16, captures the essence of Silicon Valley startup thinking and energy. "Why not?" might be his motto. As a seventh-grader, he studied up on the Internet and taught himself coding. As a freshman, after studying on his...
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Endgame of Paper Economies
By NuttBoxer   #investing  #economics   85 comments, latest 1 hour 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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When McDonald's is closed...
By zzyzzx   11 comments, latest 2 hours ago

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Diversity harms societies, lowers mutual trust
By resistance   30 comments, latest 2 hours ago
http://archive.boston.com/news From multicultural festivals to pronouncements from political leaders, the message is the same: our differences make us stronger. But a massive new study, based on detailed interviews of nearly 30,000 people across America, has concluded just the opposite. Harvard...
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Melissa Click: Mizzou fired me because I am white!!
By lostand confused   18 comments, latest 2 hours ago
http://thefederalist.com/2016/ Remember Melissa Click, the University of Missouri professor who lost her job after assaulting a student on camera and asking for some “muscle” to help get rid of him? According to Click, her dismissal from Mizzou wasn’t because she...
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Slash (the / character) is now allowed in patrick.net post titles like this one
By Patrick   4 comments, latest 2 hours ago
The fix was to alter the nginx.conf from this: rewrite ^/([^/]+)$ /index.php?title=$1 last; # specific post to this: rewrite ^/(.+)$ /index.php?title=$1 last; # specific post Let me know if this introduced any new bugs. The idea is that if a...
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Baby Boomers Are What's Wrong With The Economy
By Indiana Jones   #economics   106 comments, latest 4 hours ago
https://www.washingtonpost.com From the article: My generation, Gen X, is in far worse financial shape than our parents were at the same age. Millennials are even worse off than we are. Soon after the Great Recession ended, the Pew Research Center...
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Working Hoverbike
By Patrick   #scitech  #insanity  #danger   3 comments, latest 13 hours ago
#scitech #insanity #danger
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Koch brother backs Hillary
By Blurtman   28 comments, latest 13 hours ago
Multi-billionaire kingmaker trashes the Republican presidential field as 'terrible role models' and suggests Hillary will make a better president Republican donor Charles Koch said he could not back Trump or Cruz He called them 'terrible role models' and said he...
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His goal was to display his country's flag "as loud as I can."
By Blurtman   21 comments, latest 15 hours ago
"I came out here to support my people and my father," Adrian Olivares, a 23-year-old college student who was draped in a Mexican flag, told CNN. He said his goal in protesting Trump's appearance was to display his country's flag...
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Will Trump beat Hillary (if she is the nominee?)
By Blurtman   73 comments, latest 18 hours ago
Trump will blast Hillary's backing of job destroying trade deals, which will appeal to a good deal of the Rust Belt electorate. Hillary has a loyal following of women with a grudge man blaming career women, and uninformed African Americans....
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