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You want a description of hell? OxyContins 12-hour problem (static.latimes.com)
by Feux Follets in #medicine on 5 May 2016  36 comments, latest 4 months ago
Purdue Pharma launched OxyContin two decades ago with a bold marketing claim: One dose relieves pain for 12 hours, more than twice as long as generic medications. Patients would no...

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Attention TPB Et al. - Why Florida insurers could double homeowners' rates (cbsnews.com)
by Feux Follets in #misc on 4 Sep 2017  25 comments, latest 3 months ago
Florida has seen its share of calamities, but an "epidemic of insurance claims" could shove the Sunshine State down a financial sinkhole even before the next hurricane hits.Lawyers and "restoration...

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Why Angry White Men Love Calling People “Cucks” (gq.com)
by Feux Follets in #misc on 6 Sep 2017  23 comments, latest 2 months ago
If you’ve been on Twitter in the last few months, chances are you’ve come across “cuck,” a word that you’d previously only seen while your browser was in Incognito Mode.Its...

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9 Dead, many injured in truck "incident" at German Christmas Market (hosted.ap.org)
by Feux Follets in #Germany on 19 Dec 2016  22 comments, latest a year ago
Berlin police say a truck has run into a crowded Christmas market in the center of Berlin killing at least nine people, and causing multiple injuries. Police said on Twitter...

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Release and Confirm ! (theintercept.com)
by Feux Follets in #CrookedHillary on 30 Oct 2016  21 comments, latest a year ago
If Clinton Campaign Believes WikiLeaks Emails Are Forged, Why Don’t They Prove It? Top Democrats have repeatedly waved off substantial questions arising from their hacked emails by falsely implying that...

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Taking a second look at the learn-to-code craze (theconversation.com)
by Feux Follets in #Coding on 7 Dec 2017  14 comments, latest 7 days ago
Over the past five years, the idea that computer programming – or “coding” – is the key to the future for both children and adults alike has become received wisdom...

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America Is Rich Because White People Populated It - Marc Faber (talkingpointsmemo.com)
by Feux Follets in #Politics on 17 Oct 2017  12 comments, latest 2 months ago
Swiss investor and frequent business media commentator Marc Faber thinks the U.S. is a rich country because white people, “and not the blacks,” populated America first.The Financial Times was first...

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Why America Can't Quit the Drug War (rollingstone.com)
by Feux Follets in #misc on 7 May 2016  11 comments, latest 2 years ago
After 45 years, more than $1 trillion wasted, and the creation of the world's largest prison system, America still lacks the political will to change its failed drug policy. Despite...

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Why San Francisco Is the Worst Place Ever (vice.com)
by Feux Follets in #SanFrancisco on 21 Jun 2016  11 comments, latest a year ago
The existential crisis around San Francisco's ascension to the heights of assholery stands in stark contrast to the fact that it is damn near unlivable for most normal people. The...

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For Republicans, repentance comes too late (richmond.com)
by Feux Follets in #GOP on 17 Oct 2017  10 comments, latest 2 months ago
With eyes wide open, Mike Pence eagerly auditioned for the role as Donald Trump’s poodle. Now comfortably leashed, he deserves the degradations that he seems too sycophantic to recognize as...

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Trader's short position got crushed, now owes E-Trade $106,445.56 (marketwatch.com)
by Feux Follets in #misc on 19 Nov 2015  9 comments, latest 2 years ago
His name is Joe Campbell, and he claims he went to bed Wednesday evening with some $37,000 in his trading account at E-Trade. One notable development on the pharma front...

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Wolf Puppies Are Adorable. Then Comes the Call of the Wild. (nytimes.com)
by Feux Follets in #Science on 1 Nov 2017  8 comments, latest a month ago
At eight weeks old, they are two feet from nose to tail and must weigh seven or eight pounds. They growl and snap over possession of a much-chewed piece of...

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Forcing kid to masturbate for cops in sexting case was wrong, court finds (arstechnica.com)
by Feux Follets in #Justice on 7 Dec 2017  7 comments, latest 6 days ago
federal appeals court ruled Tuesday in favor of a Virginia man who, as a teen, was once ordered by a lower court to be photographed while masturbating in the presence...

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So, You Think You’re A Patriot, Huh? (erikrittenberry.wordpress.com)
by Feux Follets in #Patriot on 29 Oct 2017  6 comments, latest a month ago
You think you’re a patriot, do you?You think being viciously angry over an individual taking a knee during the national anthem makes you a patriot?You think being an armchair warrior...

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The Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck Program To Catch Voter Fraud Has A 99% False Positive Rate (arstechnica.com)
by Feux Follets in #VoterFraud on 31 Oct 2017  6 comments, latest a month ago
A database system that will now be used by Indiana to automatically purge voter registrations that have duplicates in other states is 99 percent more likely to purge legitimate voters,...

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Awaiting Trump's coal comeback, miners reject retraining (reuters.com)
by Feux Follets in #CoalJobs on 1 Nov 2017  6 comments, latest a month ago
When Mike Sylvester entered a career training center earlier this year in southwestern Pennsylvania, he found more than one hundred federally funded courses covering everything from computer programming to nursing....

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Alabama Church Comparing Roy Moore To Jesus ! (yahoo.com)
by Feux Follets in #GOP on 7 Dec 2017  6 comments, latest 7 days ago
An Alabama church is coming under fire for a sign on its billboard that compared Roy Moore, the state’s controversial Republican Senate candidate, to Jesus.Last week, the sign at Living...

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Elites gutted America, warn about Trump, Sanders & offer themselves as saviors (salon.com)
by Feux Follets in #politics on 8 May 2016  4 comments, latest 2 years ago
Both parties ignored workers, spewed hate, enriched themselves, hollowed out democracy. Now the problem's populism? Too much democracy ? The danger is the elites, who have made such a joke...

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Words you need to know to avoid getting fleeced by Wall Street (marketwatch.com)
by Feux Follets in #investing on 20 Nov 2015  4 comments, latest 2 years ago
BIG PRODUCER, n. A stockbroker or insurance agent who produces big commissions. The term is erroneous, however: The broker or agent doesn’t produce the commissions. It is his clients who...

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House Flipper Goes Bankrupt Doing God's Work (indystar.com)
by Feux Follets in #housing on 30 Oct 2017  2 comments, latest a month ago
Indianapolis home flipper, Chart Properties, LLC, has filed for bankruptcy, leaving more than 120 people who signed contracts to buy and sell homes across Central Indiana in a legal and...
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