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Straw Man

joined 30 Apr 2013   United States   81 links   83 posts   2,208 comments   ignore (1)   befriend   following 0   1 followers   follow Straw Man

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Obama's big debt limit deception -
by Straw Man in #politics   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike   82 comments, latest 3 years ago
On Wednesday, speaking to the Business Roundtable, Obama said: "You have never seen in the history of the United States the debt ceiling or the threat of not raising...
Anyone has experience with suing former landlord for return of deposit?
by Straw Man in #housing   ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike   62 comments, latest 3 years ago
The way I read the law if landlord fails to send the deposit (or what's left of it) along with explanation of charges/deductions in 21 days he has to return...
Emergency Visits Seen Increasing With Health Law -
by Straw Man in #politics   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike   43 comments, latest 3 years ago
Supporters of President Obama’s health care law had predicted that expanding insurance coverage for the poor would reduce costly emergency room visits because people would go to primary care...
Sorry, Putin. Russias economy is doomed
by Straw Man   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   36 comments, latest 2 years ago
A funny thing happened on the way to Vladimir Putin running strategic laps around the West. Russia's economy imploded. The latest news is that Russia's central bank raised interest...
Israel is creating a water surplus using desalination
by Straw Man   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (1)   29 comments, latest 2 years ago
"IDE has built three of Israel's five largest desalination plants, including the Sorek project that meets 20 percent of Israel's municipal water needs. IDE has also built China's largest desalination...
8-month-long erection subject of malpractice suit
by Straw Man   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   28 comments, latest 4 years ago
Metzgar couldn’t ride his motorcycle. Going outside in the morning to pick up the newspaper risked treating the neighbors to an awkward display. He was forced to wear baggy...
by Straw Man   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   27 comments, latest 1 week ago
Trump Russia Dossier Decoded: Yes, There Really Was A Massive Oil Deal (UPDATED)
by Straw Man   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   19 comments, latest 1 day ago
Circumstantial evidence strongly indicates that President Donald J. Trump and his campaign associates brokered a massive oil privatization deal, where his Organization facilitated a global financial transaction to sell Russian...
Russia undoubtedly has the worlds best prostitutes, says Vladimir Putin
by Straw Man   ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike   18 comments, latest 2 months ago
Vladimir Putin told reporters at the Kremlin on Tuesday that he doesn’t believe Donald Trump hired prostitutes when he visited Russia back in 2013 and that the allegations made...
Ruble Rocket to Russia
by Straw Man   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   17 comments, latest 2 years ago
The Professor @ 7:55 pm What a wild day. The Ruble weakened dramatically from the open this morning (15 December), falling about 2.5 percent. Then the Russian Central Bank...
If Sweden and Germany Became US States, They Would be Among the Poorest States
by Straw Man   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (1)   17 comments, latest 9 months ago
The battle over the assumed success of European socialism continues. Many European countries like Sweden have gained a reputation as being very wealthy in spite of their highly regulated and...
164,303 signatures in just 2 days.
by Straw Man   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   17 comments, latest 8 months ago
"Charge Hillary Rodham Clinton pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 641, 793, 794, 798, 952, and 1924"...
Google employees can't afford rent in Bay Area.
by Straw Man   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (1)   16 comments, latest 2 years ago
....the person who may hold the record for the longest stint living at work is Ben Discoe, who was based in a van parked on campus for just over 60...
Executive producer of RT has hanged himself in a bathroom.
by Straw Man   ↑ like   ↓ dislike (1)   16 comments, latest 2 years ago
Turns out some of these fuckers do have conscience after all.
How Do You Know That Zero Hedge is a Russian Information Operation? Heres How
by Straw Man   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (3)   16 comments, latest 2 years ago
I have frequently written that Zero Hedge has the MO of a Soviet agitprop operation, that it reliably peddles Russian propaganda: my first post on this, almost exactly three...
BLM dude tries to walk in policeman's shoes, shoots unarmed dindonuffin.
by Straw Man in #BLM   ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike (2)   15 comments, latest 8 months ago
Why Are So Many Hedge Funds Bullish On Underperforming Oil?
by Straw Man in #investing   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   14 comments, latest 3 weeks ago
In a recent edition of his widely-followed newsletter (The Gartman Letter, 7 February 2017), commodities king Dennis Gartman observed that, As of mid-week last week, the hedge fund community...
The case for polygamy
by Straw Man   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (1)   12 comments, latest 4 years ago
Discussing the Supreme Court’s decision on gay marriage recently, Sen. Rand Paul joked about bestiality. This was unwise. If Paul wanted to make the slippery slope argument, the case...
I Knew Black Monday. Black Monday Was a Friend of Mine. This Was No Black Monday
by Straw Man in #blackmonday   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (1)   12 comments, latest 1 year ago
Filed under: Economics,Financial crisis — The Professor @ 6:26 pm Today the S&P500 dropped about 4 percent. A pretty big move, yes, but hardly a catastrophe. But to follow the...
Don Lemon is an asshole.
by Straw Man   ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike (1)   12 comments, latest 8 months ago

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