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Iraq vet cop goes nuts. Executes couple in car.
By Blurtman in misc   7 comments, latest 2 minutes ago:
Blurtman says In December, the U.S. Justice Department concluded Cleveland police officers too often violate people's civil rights because of inadequate training and a lack of supervision and accountability. 'Discipline is so rare that no...

God bless Neil Young.
By Blurtman in misc   7 comments, latest 30 minutes ago:
Rin says jazz music says Among rock cultural artisans he is/was a leader of rock culture and the art. Everyone knows he's a great musician.

China launches World's largest economic stimulus, inc affordable housing
By tovarichpeter in misc   2 comments, latest 32 minutes ago:
HydroCabron says Bellingham Bill says The GOP has inculcated in people that our government can only destroy things. But we can have it build things, too. Where do the know-nothings think all those sweet Interstates,...

Hope Californians enjoy the beach this holiday weekend.
By HEY YOU in misc   4 comments, latest 35 minutes ago:
zzyzzx says Isn't the water too cold to go in there anyway?

My Intel Experience
By Patrick in misc   8 comments, latest 36 minutes ago:
zzyzzx says Patrick says Finally, it came out that since my first job way back when as a college intern was at Intel, t How much of a time difference there? Just curious as to...

'Beautiful Mind' mathematician John Nash, wife killed in car crash
By Dan8267 in misc   posted 1 hour ago: The taxi driver, Tarek Girgis, was flown to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening. A passenger in the other car was transported to the hospital complaining of neck pain.

Kansas's shocking new law will take poor peoples money and give it to big banks
By bgamall4 in misc   14 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
Strategist says jazz music says Well traveled people know that we rank and file Americans are viewed as the most naive and gullible population in the world when it comes to our acceptance of the...

Robots, not free trade, is killing jobs in the U.S.
By tovarichpeter in misc   13 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
Strategist says tovarichpeter says Robots, not free trade, is killing jobs in the U.S. The past benifitted those with strength. The present and future benefits those with brains and skills.

Who Will Be Hurt Most When The Tech Bubble Burst? Not VCs
By BayAreaObserver in misc   3 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
Strategist says HydroCabron says The only meaningful question: How can I profit from this? Buy buy buy.

China inc is coming to America
By tovarichpeter in misc   posted 3 hours ago: Japan led a wave of investment into America in the 1980s. Now it's China's turn. A new report described as the first of its kind has broken down how much Chinese money is flowing...

By Patrick in technologies   6 comments, latest 4 hours ago:
BayAreaObserver says Simplicity Linux Makes Good on Its Easy-Peasy Promise. The latest edition of Simplicity Linux, version 15.4, recently became available for download. Simplicity Linux delivers just what its name suggests: It is a simpler...

By BayAreaObserver in companies   1 comment, latest 4 hours ago:
BayAreaObserver says LaunchKit, which aims to give developers a tool set that makes launching new apps easier, announced its newest service this week. The free LaunchKit App Store Sales Reporter helps developers track the sales...

Greece, The Euro And Truth
By mell in misc   posted 4 hours ago: But markets almost-never actually allow you to get there, because at some point prior to that people in the marketplace suss out that you're going to hit that wall and once that happens the...

By Patrick in companies   2 comments, latest 4 hours ago:
mell says Fixed is awesome. Fight every ticket, do not give these assholes $1 without a good fight. Also they are launching a lawsuit because they have established patterns detailing the way contests get thrown...

What If Facebook Actually Paid People For Content?
By BayAreaObserver in misc   posted 5 hours ago:
What if authors and artists didn’t just pump their work into Facebook for free? Yeah, it built the pipes, but that doesn’t mean the water’s not worth money. The content keeps people coming back to...

"It's A Coup D'Etat," David Stockman Warns "Central Banks Are Out Of Contro
By mell in misc   2 comments, latest 5 hours ago:
indigenous says Time to buy gold and miners?

Todays CPI Lesson: The Feds 2% Inflation Target Is Completely Stupid
By indigenous in misc   4 comments, latest 5 hours ago:
indigenous says mell says Stockman is right. Good article. I know, right?

Does QE cause inflation, or not?
By CL in misc   88 comments, latest 6 hours ago:
bgamall4 says There is demand for bonds as collateral. There is a shortage of bonds. As far as inflation is concerned, QE is the indirect cause of asset inflation, but wages stagnate. The Fed has...

Bay Bridge ZPMC Pays 400m for Shoddy Work in North Sea Wind Farm
By Indiana Jones in misc   posted 6 hours ago: From the article: This is a tale of two projects. One – the $6.5 billion San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge – is the largest public works project in state history. (More specifically, its $2 billion...

Are cops afraid of biker gangs?
By tovarichpeter in misc   52 comments, latest 7 hours ago:
bob2356 says Strategist says Bob, SBH, are examples of what ends up happening when terrorists are freed. The ISIS leader, Baghdadi was a US prisoner who was freed when he should have been executed....

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