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Lake Oroville, CA, dam emergency (patrick.net)
1 week ago by justme (9/9 = 100% civil) in #oroville
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The above reference photo gives the proper perspective. Note auxilliary/secondary spillway, far left, and the regular/primary spillway, the long concrete "waterslide" right next to it. The big earthen dam...
Patrick.net not on list of Russian propaganda outlets (www.propornot.com)
3 months ago by justme (9/9 = 100% civil) in #politics
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Much has been said about the recently published list of purported Russian propaganda outlets. The list contains scores of US (and some Russian) sites, including such luminaries as nakedcaplitalism.com oftowminds.com...
Divorce: You're the man, Ellen DeGeneres! (www.yahoo.com)
3 months ago by justme (9/9 = 100% civil) in #divorce
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https://www.yahoo.com/celebrit Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi’s $345 Million Divorce: “This Could Be One Of Hollywood’s Dirtiest Divorces Ever” (EXCLUSIVE) Portia de Rossi has finally had enough. After eight years...
India currency demonetisation (500- and 1000-rupee bills) (www.thehindu.com)
3 months ago by justme (9/9 = 100% civil)
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The topic of the exchange of the pre-Nov8 2016 500-rupee and 1000--rupee bills into new 500- and 2000-rupee bills has been incredibly rife with misinformation and people not getting the...
Gwen Ifill in memoriam -- PBS Newshour hour-long navel-gazing (www.npr.org)
3 months ago by justme (9/9 = 100% civil)
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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 (www.washingtonpost.com)
3 months ago by justme (9/9 = 100% civil) in #realtor
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https://www.washingtonpost.com Realtor accused of chaining woman ‘like a dog’ 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
4 months ago by justme (9/9 = 100% civil) in #obamacare
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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 (www.activistpost.com)
4 months ago by justme (9/9 = 100% civil) in #tonkin
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Gulf of Tonkin == Gulf of Aden http://www.activistpost.com/20 (Where is Thunderlips when you need him??) #tonkin #aden #falseflag #falsepretense #war #warmongering
Desperate banks? $500 reward for $15,000 for 6 months
1 year ago by justme (9/9 = 100% civil) in #VolckerRuleDelayed
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An ongoing thread on the topic of banks garnering deposits to use for risky activities Chase bank sent me some junk mail that offers $500 to open checking+saving accounts. Requirements...
Amazon getting desperate: Announcing $5B stock buyback (www.marketwatch.com)
1 year ago by justme (9/9 = 100% civil) in #buyback
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Amazon.com Inc.'s stock AMZN, +1.43% climbed 1.5% in after-hours trade Wednesday, after the e-commerce giant announced a new $5 billion share repurchase program. The company disclosed in a regulatory filing...
Corporate buybacks are 99% of NET stock purchases in 2016 so far (www.zerohedge.com)
1 year ago by justme (9/9 = 100% civil) in #buyback
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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...
What central bank monetary policy really does (Fed, FRB, ECB, BoE, BOJ) (finance.yahoo.com)
9 months ago by justme (9/9 = 100% civil) in #economy
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This is an ongoing thread for occasional posts about the effect of and motivations behind monetary policy. It is unusual for the financial press to quote anyone that states that...
Democratic National Convention: Play-by-play
7 months ago by justme (9/9 = 100% civil)
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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 (blogs.reuters.com)
11 months ago by justme (9/9 = 100% civil) in #justme
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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 (www.newstatesman.com)
1 year ago by justme (9/9 = 100% civil)
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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 (wolfstreet.com)
1 year ago by justme (9/9 = 100% civil)
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http://wolfstreet.com/2016/01/ “We want our customers and their families to know that we are here to help them make smart energy choices and save money whenever possible,” cooed Laurie Giammona, senior...
New UK proposed "bully law" targets disobedient men (www.dailymail.co.uk)
1 year ago by justme (9/9 = 100% civil)
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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 (www.laweekly.com)
1 year ago by justme (9/9 = 100% civil)
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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 (wolfstreet.com)
1 year ago by justme (9/9 = 100% civil)
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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? (patrick.net)
1 year ago by justme (9/9 = 100% civil)
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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...

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