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The latest 911 conspiracy theory
on 14 Sep 2016
, latest a year ago Since our official conspiracy theorist is no longer posting, I thought I'd fill-in for a day. :-) Interestingly the latest theory comes from the European physicists community (generally unaccustomed to...
Of the stupidity of keynesian policies...
on 4 Feb 2014
, latest 4 years ago ... And let me start by saying, by Keynesianism, I mean the current use of economic stimulus in the US and Japan for example. So in 2006 people in the...
Tsipras growing more delusional
on 16 Jun 2015
, latest 2 years ago http://news.yahoo.com/greek-pm Alexis Tsipras lashed out at Greece's creditors on Tuesday, accusing them of trying to "humiliate" Greeks... Mr. Tsipras also accused the fund of â€œcriminalâ€ responsibility for errors in Greeceâ€™s...
Economists Find China Killing U.S. Factory Jobs
on 18 Jun 2015
, latest 2 years ago An other DUUUHHH moment for economists.... http://www.bloomberg.com/polit
Texter shot dead in theater
on 14 Jan 2014
, latest 4 years ago http://news.yahoo.com/man-71-k "The police report said Reeves fired one shot from his .380 caliber semiautomatic handgun after the two men exchanged words over Oulson's use of his smartphone shortly before a...
The future of Islam
on 18 Nov 2015
, latest 2 years ago Good discussion here. On the one hand we will not convert 1+B of Muslims to atheism overnight. On the other liberals need to do more to call out evil and...
Why millennials like Bernie
on 23 Feb 2016
, latest 2 years ago It's not free stuff. It's really not complicated: "Asked to identify the country's top problems, respondents saw corruption as the chief challenge, with 38% listing it. In his stump speeches,...
Teaching everyone to code is delusional
on 1 Jan 2015
, latest 3 years ago http://singularityhub.com/2014 Since 2005, Ive been grappling with the issue of what to teach young people. Ive written curricula for junior high students in the US, for a UNICEF program reaching...
Trade message being felt: the theory doesn't work
on 15 Mar 2016
, latest 2 years ago http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03 "What seems most striking is that the angry working class â€” dismissed so often as myopic, unable to understand the economic trade-offs presented by trade â€” appears to have...
Iwog 20% correction soon?
on 2 Sep 2016
, latest a year ago https://www.bloomberg.com/view Global growth is weak, and will be eroded further by Brexit. Oil prices are low, and likely to plunge further. The world has excess capacity and a wage-depressing labor...
In defense of guns
on 16 Jun 2016
, latest a year ago There is a lot of emotions about gun controls, and I'm in favor of some level of gun control, and licenses requiring specific training to own guns. But we need...
Idiocracy: Researchers say Western IQs dropped 14 points over last century
on 7 Feb 2017
, latest 9 months ago https://www.yahoo.com/news/blo "So why has there been such a steady drop? As UPI notes, previous research studies have found that women of higher intelligence tend to have fewer children on average,...
Why girls don't do tech
on 4 Nov 2014
, latest 3 years ago http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11 3 Million â€˜Frozenâ€™ Princess Dresses Sold, Disney Says
Boomers most likely to buy a new car
on 5 Aug 2013
, latest 4 years ago http://www.bloomberg.com/news/ The 55-to-64-year-old age group, the oldest of the boomers, has become the cohort most likely to buy a new car... The whole economy is build around the savingless boomers...
Japans Population Shrinks for Third Year
on 15 Apr 2014
, latest 4 years ago http://www.bloomberg.com/news/ The recommended solution: "We have argued for some time that Japan has a lot to learn from Australia and the U.S., which have demonstrated successfully that welcoming people from...
2.4 Millions Missing Households
on 25 Jul 2013
, latest 4 years ago http://www.forbes.com/sites/tr > It will take lower housing prices or lower rents. They are priced out and will remain so jobs or not.#housing
Donald Trump finally went too far for Republicans
on 14 Feb 2016
, latest 2 years ago http://www.vox.com/2016/2/14/1 "Trump said that invading Iraq was a disaster, that the country was misled into invading Iraq by the Bush administration, and that the claim that Bush kept the country...
American Students Know Almost Nothing About Their College Loans
on 3 Feb 2016
, latest 2 years ago http://www.bloomberg.com/news/ - "just 38 percent of those with loans were able to identify how much they had borrowed" - "Only 8 percent knew the interest rate on their loan" ---------------------...
Cost of healthcare in France
on 7 Sep 2016
, latest a year ago 1st person experience: - 1 doctor visit: 23 euros (This is a private doctor office. 1 day wait time to get an appointment. He did a test to diagnose an...
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