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Ten Reasons It's A Terrible Time To Buy An Expensive House (sociology.ucsc.edu)
by Patrick on 11 Jul 2015  326 comments, latest 2 months ago
Because house prices in expensive areas still dangerously high compared to incomes and rents. Banks say a safe mortgage is a maximum of 3 times the buyer's annual income with...

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Freedom to Offend
by Patrick on 9 Feb 2015  530 comments, latest 2 days ago
Patrick.net is a mostly-unmoderated anonymous forum where the fundamental human right to offend is protected. Freedom of speech is nothing but the freedom to offend. Speech which offends no one...

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Get Your Own Forum - First Month Free
by Patrick on 29 Jan 2018  32 comments, latest a year ago
Get your own forum like this one. The first month is free, no credit card required, no risk. It will run under your own domain name, with https, with you...

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ONLY the left is violent (washingtonpost.com)
by Patrick on 1 Aug 2018  340 comments, latest 5 days ago
https://www.washingtonpost.com http://www.foxnews.com/food-dr http://www.foxnews.com/food-dr https://www.wnd.com/2018/04/tr http://www.fox5dc.com/news/loc https://www.infowars.com/shock https://www.nbcnews.com/politi https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2 http://www.neonnettle.com/feat https://nypost.com/2018/01/21/ All political violence in the US is leftists attacking Trump supporters. The opposite does not happen at all.

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Trump has brought us much greater peace and prosperity than any other president in decades (magapill.com)
by Patrick on 23 Mar 2019  141 comments, latest 25 days ago
No matter what you think of Trump the person, he has so far led us to much greater peace and prosperity than we had before him.* No new wars. In...

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Patrick is off to Europe
by Patrick on 8 Jun 2017  110 comments, latest 2 years ago
Going to spend some of the money I saved by renting all this time and take a month long trip to Europe. First going to work on my Irish Gaelic...

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Clever Old Dog
by Patrick on 13 Jan 2018  3 comments, latest a year ago
An old Doberman starts chasing rabbits and before long, discovers that he's lost. Wandering about, he notices a lion heading rapidly in his direction with the intention of having lunch....

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Dozens at Facebook Unite to Challenge Its ‘Intolerant’ Liberal Culture (nytimes.com)
by Patrick on 28 Aug 2018  38 comments, latest 9 months ago
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/0 SAN FRANCISCO — The post went up quietly on Facebook’s internal message board last week. Titled “We Have a Problem With Political Diversity,” it quickly took off inside the...

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Lol, now even Mexico is deporting violent illegals (zerohedge.com)
by Patrick on 25 Nov 2018  21 comments, latest 6 months ago
https://www.zerohedge.com/news Update: Mexico will deport approximately 500 migrants who "violently" tried to cross into the United States, according to Reuters. #Mexico says it'll deport ~500 migrants who "violently" tried to...

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From now on I will delete every single comment that is about another user.
by Patrick on 8 Jan 2018  97 comments, latest a year ago
Just talk about anything else in the world.I don't care if the site dies, you may not talk about the other users.

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The political suicide of the left
by Patrick on 2 Aug 2018  102 comments, latest 10 months ago

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Warsaw feels like Paris in the good years (voiceofeurope.com)
by Patrick on 21 Sep 2018  52 comments, latest 19 hours ago
https://voiceofeurope.com/2018 As Poland did not adopt the left’s mantra of mass Islamic migration, there is no terrorism and the streets are relatively safe.In one of her tweets Hopkins calls Poland...

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Trump is authentic, almost all other politicians are fake (zerohedge.com)
by Patrick on 24 Sep 2018  35 comments, latest 8 months ago
https://www.zerohedge.com/news Submitted by Eric Peters, CIO of One River Asset Management“Trump represents authenticity,” said the Australian investor, reflecting. “Childish, self-centered, misogynistic, money-focused, bullying, full of shit – but authentically so,”...

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Why we are so lucky to have Trump as President (realclearpolitics.com)
by Patrick on 10 Feb 2019  71 comments, latest 3 months ago
https://www.realclearpolitics. “My opposition to Donald Trump was wrong,” said Dennis Prager, describing Donald Trump as a “great president” whose political successes are connected to a disregard for the left-wing and...

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Moderation policy is what it is
by Patrick on 2 Apr 2018  82 comments, latest a year ago
If you hate this site, please allow me to start your own forum for you where you can personally be in charge of its moderation policies. Complaints about moderation policies...

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You can now ban users from commenting on your posts
by Patrick on 26 Apr 2017  251 comments, latest 2 years ago
Just go to their user page like https://patrick.net/users/Iron and click "ban" under their name. So between that and the ad hominem link, everyone should be able to moderate their own...

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Reject the Recall! (stanforddaily.com)
by Patrick on 20 May 2018  16 comments, latest a year ago
Judge Aaron Persky is to be admired for standing up to the ugly climate of radical feminist intimidation and presumption of male guilt in all cases.Instead of merely crumpling and...

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Forget Russia! It's Google, Twitter, and Facebook who are interfering in our electoral process
by Patrick on 27 Sep 2018  29 comments, latest 8 months ago
Good message from Gab.ai today:On Tuesday Gab.com flew a plane over Silicon Valley for several hours with a message: Trump: Investigate Twitter! Join Gab.com. We hope to send a message...

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Why does politics make us stupid? (cognitionandculture.net)
by Patrick on 2 Apr 2018  78 comments, latest a year ago
A few weeks ago, a TV interview of clinical psychologist Jordan Peterson by journalist Cathy Newman became a minor Internet phenomenon, thanks to the journalist’s extraordinary interviewing style. She handled...

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America's health extortion racket is not extending our lives at all
by Patrick on 21 Feb 2018  58 comments, latest a year ago
We spend the most of any country by a long shot, and yet have worse outcomes than most other industrialized countries.It's almost as if handing cash to medical administrators, health...

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Peter Thiel leaving Silicon Valley because of lack of political diversity (latimes.com)
by Patrick on 15 Feb 2018  31 comments, latest a year ago
http://www.latimes.com/busines Billionaire Peter Thiel, one of the most powerful men in Silicon Valley and its most prominent conservative, plans to move his home and personal investment firm to Los Angeles...

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California poverty capital of America (latimes.com)
by Patrick on 15 Jan 2018  48 comments, latest a year ago
Self-interest in the social-services community may be at fault. As economist William A. Niskanen explained back in 1971, public agencies seek to maximize their budgets, through which they acquire increased...

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An ER visit, a $12,000 bill — and a health insurer that wouldn’t pay (vox.com)
by Patrick on 29 Jan 2018  31 comments, latest a year ago
https://www.vox.com/policy-and Cloyd came in after a night of worsening fever and a increasing pain on the right side of her stomach. She called her mother, a former nurse, who thought...

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Illegal immigration lowers pay for black US citizens (washingtonexaminer.com)
by Patrick on 24 Jun 2018  31 comments, latest a year ago
https://www.washingtonexaminer Decades of illegal immigration have set back the economic fortunes of African American men, robbing jobs and wages and even playing a role in low marriage rates and putting...

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Something to Think About
by Patrick on 14 Aug 2018  25 comments, latest 9 months ago
(a chain mail a friend forwarded to me)I was thinking;Since only 11 million people have Obama-Care, how will 24 million people die if it is repealed? Will an additional 13...

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Google lies about their search results being objective; results are manipulated to be anti-Trump (wsj.com)
by Patrick on 20 Sep 2018  13 comments, latest 8 months ago
https://www.wsj.com/articles/g WASHINGTON—Days after the Trump administration instituted a controversial travel ban in January 2017, Google employees discussed ways they might be able to tweak the company’s search-related functions to show...

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The High Cost of ‘Believe Women’ (zerohedge.com)
by Patrick on 18 Oct 2018  11 comments, latest 7 months ago
https://www.zerohedge.com/news From coast to coast, accused students — typically men punished for sexual assault with barely a chance to defend themselves — are filing lawsuits containing often-shocking claims. Judges, accustomed...

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Midterm Endgame (kunstler.com)
by Patrick on 2 Nov 2018  32 comments, latest 7 months ago
http://kunstler.com/clusterfuc The Dems built their fortress on that high ground and fifty years later they find themselves prisoners in it. The factory jobs all vamoosed overseas. The middle class has...

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Great Insults from the Past
by Patrick on 8 Nov 2018  19 comments, latest 6 months ago
A member of Parliament to Disraeli: "Sir, you will either die on the gallows or of some unspeakable disease.”"That depends, Sir, " said Disraeli, "whether I embrace your policies or...

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Why are there more male than female geniuses? (quillette.com)
by Patrick on 27 Nov 2018  44 comments, latest 6 months ago
After reading an article about how science itself has been corrupted by leftist politics, I decided to post some graphs illustrating some basic scientific facts.First of all, most men are...

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Trump set to win in 2020, which makes sense given his massive successes with the economy and foreign policy (gamblingsites.org)
by Patrick on 20 May 2019  30 comments, latest 2 days ago
https://www.gamblingsites.org/ Trump was a massive underdog in 2016, but he’ll likely enter the 2020 election as the pretty clear betting favorite. Some in his own party have reportedly toyed with...

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Difference between donation and admission fee
by Patrick on 6 Mar 2018  10 comments, latest a year ago
I went to a meetup group recently which had a "required donation" of $3 to attend.I don't really mind the $3, but I do mind the "required donation" phrasing. If...

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Sessions to make major ‘sanctuary jurisdiction announcement’ in Sacramento tomorrow (sfgate.com)
by Patrick on 6 Mar 2018  143 comments, latest a year ago
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is scheduled to be in Sacramento on Wednesday to make what his office describes as a “major sanctuary jurisdiction announcement,” just blocks from the state Capitol,...

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Shall I start the site whatdidyoubid.com?
by Patrick on 29 Mar 2017  91 comments, latest 2 years ago
It would be the place where people list their losing bid on a house, to try to catch realtor fraud. Realtors routinely block bids which don't give their own agency...

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Lawsuit over Google's discrimination against white and Asian applicants (wsj.com)
by Patrick on 3 Mar 2018  26 comments, latest 8 months ago
YouTube last year stopped hiring white and Asian males for technical positions because they didn’t help the world’s largest video site achieve its goals for improving diversity, according to a...

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Leftist bigotry and intolerance pervasive in tech
by Patrick on 28 Dec 2018  46 comments, latest 5 months ago
From the same Russian guy who wrote about Silicon Valley. You must agree absolutely and unquestioningly with bitter and intolerant leftists or you will not be allowed to speak at...

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Would-be thieves are electrocuted and die inside Detroit lighting facility while attempting to steal copper wire (dailymail.co.uk)
by Patrick on 30 Dec 2017  18 comments, latest a year ago
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/new Two would-be thieves were found dead Friday inside a Detroit public lighting facility after they were electrocuted by 24,000 volts.Officials said the pair was found at a substation of...

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The Solution to Almost All Sexual Harassment Complaints
by Patrick on 1 Jan 2018  52 comments, latest 6 months ago
The solution is simple, it's ancient, and it works: Any woman who agrees to be alone with a man must be considered to have given consent to a sexual relationship...

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How to get girlfriend to put her phone down (heartiste.wordpress.com)
by Patrick on 2 Feb 2018  8 comments, latest a year ago
Hat tip to Heartiste
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