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Was Steve Jobs a jerk?
By tovarichpeter in Misc in South San Francisco CA 94080   posted 1 minute ago:
http://www.pcworld.com/article Tech workers suing over an alleged no-poaching agreement among Silicon Valley firms are fighting an attempt by defendants to ban evidence that might portray Steve Jobs as a bad guy. The case centers on...

It's not the fed
By iwog in Economics in Lafayette CA 94549   42 comments, latest 5 minutes ago:
iwog says The Professor says What about M3? Same with the M3 if there was an M3. The slope has not changed due to fed "printing".

Obama has Proposed 442 Tax Hikes Since Taking Office
By zzyzzx in Politics in Baltimore MD 21230   23 comments, latest 6 minutes ago:
CaptainShuddup says indigenous says Come Nov they's gunna be plenty Let's hope the voters grow a pair. I'm repaitriating, if the Democrats win this year. I wont even be here for the 2016 elections. But...

My take on the soft existing home sales numbers today
By Logan Mohtashami in RealEstate in Irvine CA 92603   239 comments, latest 10 minutes ago:
iwog says I also noticed that another inflection point on your graph is late 2010. As you can see on my chart, that is almost entirely due to a temporary flattening of monetary growth in...

Corrupted Capitalism and the Housing Crisis
By hrhjuliet in RealEstate   103 comments, latest 19 minutes ago:
sbh says indigenous says The government bailed out the TBTFs, they stole from the taxpayer, they crippled the economy. The did not fail they committed criminal acts The government suspended mark to market and prevented...

Rush in Ruins?
By jazz music in Politics   12 comments, latest 20 minutes ago:
CaptainShuddup says They should fund some funny shows. The way to people's political heart is to make them laugh. "Aye Liberals?" Why with Kochs money I bet they could fund a funny man, (hell why...

After foreclosure crisis, renters suffer under Wall Street landlords
By SoerenWhoForgotHisPassword in RealEstate   4 comments, latest 25 minutes ago:
CaptainShuddup says "No That will never happen! Banks aren't in the landlord business, you don't know how finances work." - Iwog after I asked in 2008... "What if the banks never put the houses back...

Happy Easter
By EastCoastBubbleBoy in Misc   12 comments, latest 26 minutes ago:
New Renter says It was the craziest thing! Someone dressed in a furry costume went and dropped foil wrapped bunny pellets all over my yard last night! Welcome to California!

Cool Tiny House in Sebastopol
By Vicente in RealEstate in Davis CA 95616   1 comment, latest 27 minutes ago:
CaptainShuddup says It looks like a construction trailer furnished by Ikeelya.

Statue of a homeless Jesus
By tovarichpeter in RealEstate in South San Francisco CA 94080   1 comment, latest 30 minutes ago:
CaptainShuddup says tovarichpeter says St. Alban's Episcopal Church installed the homeless Jesus statue on its property in the middle of an upscale neighborhood filled with well-kept townhomes. I should send these guys a donation.

#1 Cause of Death,
By indigenous in Misc   86 comments, latest 31 minutes ago:
CaptainShuddup says Guns don't kill people, petty condescending Cock suckers with a smug attitudes drive people to kill them. The Gun is just a ways to a means.

Illinois House Committee Wants Taxpayers to Spend $100 Million on Obama Library
By Mish in Economics   6 comments, latest 40 minutes ago:
lostand confused says CaptainShuddup says The Illinois Democrats are backing the GOP, they feel have been thrown under the bus by Obama. They were good little boys and did everything right, and done what Obama...

SSRIs in pregnancy tied to autism, delays
By curious2 in Healthcare   25 comments, latest 45 minutes ago:
Call it Crazy says tatupu70 says So you've now deleted 3 of my attempts to discuss the issue with you. Maybe you should take that as a hint.... He doesn't like Trolls....

Money has corrupted us. We no longer understand what it's worth
By hrhjuliet in RealEstate   27 comments, latest 45 minutes ago:
mmmarvel says hrhjuliet says I really wish more people on Patrick.net would comment on the article. It's the simple issue of money versus value. What is witnessing the the first basket made by my child...

Doctor Became the Most Miserable Profession
By curious2 in Healthcare   3 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
Iosef V HydroCabron says Christ Almighty, what's behind this obsession? Did your wife run off with a doctor? A young, hard-bodied, former Olympic gymnast and part-time race car driver of a doctor who is giving...

Bay Area Obamacare mystery: Where are the patients?
By BayAreaObserver in Healthcare   22 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
CL says dodgerfanjohn says bob2356 says curious2 says Sarcasm does not refute facts, Not but it's an excellent choice to twist the tails of bombastic fools. Sarcasm trumps all in the liberal mindset. Hence the...

Wanted: House for $1,100,000 in Belmont, CA 94002
By anonymous in WhatIWouldPay in Belmont CA 94002   posted 1 hour ago:

The Alienation of Work
By Indiana Jones in Misc   26 comments, latest 2 hours ago:
dodgerfanjohn says Because that's ever actually worked on a large scale. OMFG talk about not understanding human psychology and for that matter biology and genetics. Put down the bong.

Should The Stock and Real Estate Markets Drive The Economy?
By smaulgld in RealEstate   5 comments, latest 2 hours ago:
bob2356 says APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch says porn. It's damn good porn.

UN Demands Kim Jong Un Face International Court for Atrocities
By APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch in Politics   2 comments, latest 9 hours ago:
Ceffer says I don't know, the world needs at least one leader who knows how to dispose of annoying, power hungry relatives by feeding them to starving hirsute lesbians and wild dogs.

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