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Happy rise of machines
By tovarichpeter in misc   2 comments, latest 9 minutes ago:
Rin says thunderlips11 says Machines of Loving Grace, my ass. It's becoming more like 1984 or Metropolis every day. That's why ppl working today, need to cash out soon, before it's too late. On the...

Total Disaster Lists for $799K, Sells for $1.21M in Outer Sunset
By jvolstad in misc   posted 28 minutes ago:
http://sf.curbed.com/archives/ I wonder what the property taxes are going to be on a property like this? Unbelievable.

Education will not fix economic inequality
By tovarichpeter in misc   3 comments, latest 40 minutes ago:
Entitlemented says Of course, we dont need education if 80% of education is Humanities, Arts, and Finance/Law. Bill Clinton already told us: "I believe that NAFTA will create a million jobs in the first five...

Bad News For America's Biggest Housing Bubble: San Francisco Home Prices Suffer
By mell in misc   81 comments, latest 47 minutes ago:
Entitlemented says indigenous says See any general trend line in these three graphs? * I see a rate reduction continuing that is correlated with outsourcing and bubble creation.

Two out of three Americans now own smartphones
By tvgnus in misc   12 comments, latest 50 minutes ago:
curious2 says zzyzzx says Smartphones are a serious waste of money! That depends what you compare them to. My D855 replaced a bag full of gear that had cost twice as much. If it had...

Merchants of Doubt
By Dan8267 in misc   56 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
marcus says http://climate.nasa.gov/eviden http://climate.nasa.gov/state_

Current technology could have avoided Germanwing catasrophe
By tovarichpeter in misc   3 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
curious2 says Several things could have prevented the crash of Germanwings 9525. The simplest: the U.S.A. and many other countries require at least two authorized personnel in the cockpit at all times. The most controversial...

Iceland leads the way again
By Blurtman in misc   3 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
HydroCabron says Blurtman says According to a study by four central bankers, the country has had "over 20 instances of financial crises of different types" since 1875, with "six serious multiple financial crisis episodes occurring...

Gold Rises Against Nearly All Major Currencies in Q1
By smaulgld in misc   posted 2 hours ago:
With today's price action gold is up Year to Date against all major currencies More Charts: https://smaulgld.com/gold-pric

Brown orders mandatory water cuts
By tvgnus in misc   posted 2 hours ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Urban users face penalties •  Order comes as snowpack survey reports historically low water content By decree, the people of California shall reduce water use by 25 percent or face the wrath of the...

Multifamily rental housing gets a boost from the state
By tvgnus in misc   1 comment, latest 2 hours ago:
Bellingham Bill says really wish we didn't have to do all these "bankshot" policies with MFH. Just make them state-run like the Eurosocialists do and cut out the middlemen. Problem being here is that our...

Jeb Bush Assembles Hack Economic Team
By finehoe in misc   3 comments, latest 2 hours ago:
Mark says Hmmm...lets see Cut taxes for the top 10% or so Deregulate business (especially wall street/banking) Cut government (except to enforce morals/Christian values) Optional: Start a new war. Just a hunch.

The cost of "not in my backyard"
By tovarichpeter in misc   1 comment, latest 3 hours ago:
Bellingham Bill says Somebody should make a boardgame about this topic . . .

Will monster trucks be allowed to take over our highways
By tovarichpeter in misc   posted 3 hours ago:
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04

Treasurer calls for faster divestment from gun maker
By tvgnus in misc   posted 3 hours ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Questions why teachers retirement money supports maker of gun that killed school children •  None of its funds be used to fund the manufacturing of weapons used to commit such terrible atrocities The California...

Nevada, Florida, Arizona housing markets most overvalued
By tovarichpeter in misc   posted 3 hours ago:
http://www.vegasinc.com/busine Las Vegas housing market is one of the most overvalued in the country, as investors pushed up prices amid limited supply and a sluggish economy, a new report says. Fitch Ratings said today that...

U.S. IPO activity stalls
By tvgnus in misc   posted 4 hours ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Q1 sees 57 percent drop •  Initial public offering activity among the middle market is a bellwether One of the cylinders of Americas economic engine is sputtering. After quarter after quarter of continued and...

This was the second-warmest February over 136 years
By HydroCabron in misc   35 comments, latest 4 hours ago:
marcus says Call it Crazy says The trend that the ice HASN'T come close to melting, based on a 75% prediction that it would. The reference was to summer ice. And in 2012 it was...

Eastwood to make movie about Richard Jewell
By thunderlips11 in misc   posted 4 hours ago:
EXCLUSIVE: Clint Eastwood is seriously circling the job of directing Fox’s high profile Billy Ray-scripted untitled project about Richard Jewell, the heroic security guard who discovered a suspicious backpack in the Olympics compound during the...

So I lost my Job...
By CaptainShuddup in misc   54 comments, latest 4 hours ago:
elliemae says Call it Crazy says CaptainShuddup says It was a joke people... He said that the pay sucks but that the benefits are great. Seemed to me that he lost his job but he's...

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