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Gwen Ifill in memoriam -- PBS Newshour hour-long navel-gazing
on 14 Nov 2016
, latest a year ago Gwen Ifill of the PBS Newshour TV program passed away from cancer. In response, the PBS Newshour decided to dedicate, and I quote, "most of today's program" to talking about...
Realtor(TM) confesses to killing 7
on 6 Nov 2016
, latest a year ago https://www.washingtonpost.com Realtor accused of chaining woman â€˜like a dogâ€™ killed at least 7, officials say A real estate agent in South Carolina is accused of kidnapping a woman who was...
Obamacare: Health insurance cost trajectory
on 21 Oct 2016
, latest a year ago With all the propaganda being spread around about the supposedly sky-rocketing cost of Obamacare/ACA health insurance, I thought I'd start a thread to share my own cost experience. As some...
Gulf of Tonkin version 2.0 in Yemen
on 14 Oct 2016
Posted a year ago Gulf of Tonkin == Gulf of Aden http://www.activistpost.com/20 (Where is Thunderlips when you need him??) #tonkin #aden #falseflag #falsepretense #war #warmongering
Corporate buybacks are 99% of NET stock purchases in 2016 so far
on 11 Mar 2016
, latest a year ago There is an article on Zerohedge(*) this week that refers to some (IMO) very significant data from BofA's brokerage division, previously known as Merrril Lynch (ML). Basically the data shows...
Democratic National Convention: Play-by-play
on 25 Jul 2016
, latest a year ago Use this thread to post the happenings of the Democratic National Convention: I'll start: The schedulers are trying to bring out non-booable performers in order to silence the voice of...
The Banque Royale (Mississippi) bubble 300 year anniversary: Nothing has changed
on 27 Mar 2016
, latest 2 years ago justme (2) ignore (2) Sun, 27 Mar 2016, 10:27am PDT Share Quote Like Dislike Spam Edit Delete Comment 1 The Banque Royale Bubble, more commonly known by the misnomer "the...
"Emotional labor": Feminists want to get paid for it
on 19 Feb 2016
, latest 2 years ago What is "emotional labor", exactly? Well, I thought about it for a while, and I decided to call it by its proper name: NAGGING Here is an article that uses...
Pacific Gas and Electric and CPUC screws the customers -- AGAIN
on 2 Jan 2016
, latest 2 years ago http://wolfstreet.com/2016/01/ â€œWe want our customers and their families to know that we are here to help them make smart energy choices and save money whenever possible,â€ cooed Laurie Giammona, senior...
New UK proposed "bully law" targets disobedient men
on 29 Dec 2015
, latest 2 years ago Five years in jail for men who 'emotionally bully' wives: New law will target bullies who control partners with 'coercive and controlling behaviour' Change is to the Serious Crime Bill...
Southern California: massive gas leak
on 24 Dec 2015
, latest 2 years ago After more than two months of leaking at an underground storage facility in Southern California, this event is finally getting attention in the MSM. But as usual, the explanation...
Apartment rental market going bust, SF included
on 22 Dec 2015
, latest 2 years ago Highlight: Rents fell 4.6% from Oct to Nov 2015 in SF. Perhaps Sam Zell is right, yet again? http://wolfstreet.com/2015/12/ http://wolfstreet.com/2015/11/ http://www.paragon-re.com/New_ http://www.bizjournals.com/san http://patrick.net/?p=1286181
Foreclosures: lenders padding the amount of the judgement?
on 17 Dec 2015
, latest 2 years ago Note: This is my own case analysis. I have not read it anywhere. Consider the following: a lender has an unpaid balance of X (the default amount), but then somehow...
Stock market retail customers buying the -9% DIP?
on 24 Aug 2015
, latest 2 years ago Or was it just Wall Street buying their own dip and front-running the muppets? Or was it the Federal Reserve "Plunge Protection Team" stepping in? Or did Tim Cook fix...
Google reorganization into Alphabet
on 12 Aug 2015
Posted 2 years ago http://www.businessinsider.com I can't help but notice that google's core services have been deteriorating for years, and the new CEO to be, Sundar Pichai, has been part of the problem rather...
What does Greece, Brasil and Oil have in common?
on 6 Jul 2015
, latest 3 years ago Greece votes against European debt deal, oil drops 6.46% and Petrobras is down 7.42% as of this moment. What is the connection? Don't say just "oil", because XOM (Exxon Mobile)...
Investment data: Orders by Fidelity Customers
on 27 May 2015
, latest 3 years ago I like this resource, which was mentioned by Barry Ritholtz on his blog several weeks ago. The address is https://eresearch.fidelity.com The data shows the top 10 most numerous (*) retail...
Anthem/Blue Cross data theft
on 3 Apr 2015
, latest 3 years ago I got a letter the other day from Anthem Inc, a big health insurance company, that customer data had been stolen sometime between Dec. 2014 and Jan 29, 2015. Among...
What happened to the red house favicon for patrick.net?
on 31 Jan 2015
, latest 3 years ago My patrick.net browser tabs no longer display the familiar red "bubble house" favicon, just an empty box made with a stipple pattern. How about bringing it back, Patrick? It is...
Selling California's public property was prevented by Gov. Brown
on 2 Dec 2014
, latest 3 years ago THIS (the below) is the difference between a Democrat governor and a Republican governor. The Republican wants to sell public property and then lease it back so that the "buyers"...