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Twitter suspends 70 pro-Michael Bloomberg for ‘platform manipulation’
on 24 Feb 2020
, latest 9 hours ago Well, well. What is happening here?https://www.theverge.com/ As part of this strategy, the Bloomberg campaign has hired hundreds of people in California to flood Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram with positive messages...
Japan Races to Build More Coal Burning Power Plants
on 5 Feb 2020
, latest 17 days ago Gotta power the new electric cars somehow...Seriously, Japan is a country that already has its people living in tiny homes, uses tiny cars, and has excellent mass transit. But those...
Any Body Buying the Coronavirus Stock Market Dip?
on 27 Jan 2020
, latest a month ago Apparently, the coronavirus scare is causing a stock selloff. Anyone see a buying opportunity?
FBI Admits Illegal Wiretapping of President Trump, issues apology
on 23 Jan 2020
, latest a month ago Think anyone will go to jail? How high up was the order to do the illegal surveillance?&feature=yout
Jeff Bezos hack: Amazon boss's phone 'hacked by Saudi crown prince'
on 22 Jan 2020
, latest a month ago The Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos had his mobile phone “hacked” in 2018 after receiving a WhatsApp message that had apparently been sent from the personal account of the crown prince...
Happy New Year!
on 31 Dec 2019
, latest 2 months ago Happy New Year, and the best to all of you in the new Decade.Now suddenly "the 20s" will have a new meaning, and soon enough a "32 Ford" will not...
Are AR-15 Rifles a Public Safety Threat? Here's What the Data Say
on 15 Sep 2019
, latest 5 months ago Back in the 70s, the ban guns people were concerned with "Saturday Night Specials" and other handguns. Since handguns accounted for the overwhelming amount of murders, riflers, shotguns and AR-15...
Anybody in California expect Newsome to veto the Enviro Bill?
on 14 Sep 2019
, latest 5 months ago Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday declined to pick a fight with the Trump administration, announcing he’d veto a bill that would have preserved Obama-era environmental policies and negated the Republican’s...
After Mississippi ICE Raids, Job Fair Draws Hopeful Workers
on 13 Aug 2019
, latest 6 months ago By 10 a.m., a crowd of dozens was on hand, and steady stream of people came and went. Most were black and spoke with accents from the American South. https://start.toshiba.com/news...
If You Value Workers Rights, Support AB5
on 19 Jun 2019
, latest 8 months ago AB 5, a bill that would make it harder for companies to label workers as independent contractors instead of employees — a common practice that has allowed businesses to skirt...
Anyone buying the dip?
on 29 May 2019
, latest 8 months ago With the DOW falling about 500 point in two days, anyone anticipating a low point? This China "Trade War" will end, but maybe the DOW will fall some more first?...
VISA REJECTIONS FOR TECH WORKERS SPIKE UNDER TRUMP
on 26 Apr 2019
, latest 10 months ago While campaigning to become president, Donald Trump promised to overhaul the H-1B visa program. Denial rates for both new applications and extensions have more than doubled since he took office.https://www.wired.com/s...
Hate Crime Hoaxes - Jussie ain't the only one by any means.
on 21 Feb 2019
, latest 10 months ago ANTI-MUSLIM HATE CRIME IN MICHIGAN TURNS OUT TO BE A HOAX (NOV. 2016)A Muslim woman at the University of Michigan received national attention from national outlets like The Washington Post...
on 20 Dec 2018
, latest a year ago I make these two predictions:1, Rec pot will be legal in all states by 2025, and will soon be distributed by major corporations in the way ciggies are manufactured and...
5G in US
on 28 Nov 2018
, latest a year ago Apparently New Zealand does not want to trust a Chinese sourced 5g infrastructure. Think the US should follow suit and create our own 5g chips, related hardware, and protocols internally?https://www.reuters...
Illegal Aliens can drive for Uber, rape a customer, then post bail and flee the country
on 18 Apr 2018
, latest 2 years ago "Following his arrest on rape charges, ICE issued an immigration detainer to the Weymouth Police Department for Frederick Amfo, a citizen and national of Ghana unlawfully present in the U.S....
The super rich who are getting most of the tax cut will use it to.....
on 11 Mar 2018
, latest 2 years ago Let's have some fun. I am inspired by a particular post to start a game. The object is to finish the sentence "The super rich who are getting most of...
on 28 Sep 2012
, latest 7 years ago A while back, Vicente had an excellent "Bike Porn" thread. Since many in this forum live near water, I decided to start a Kayak thread. Please share any of your...
Plan to own a house? Prepare to be a Milk Cow
on 30 Oct 2009
, latest 10 years ago As many have noticed, unemployment, falling wages, reduced consumer purchases, along with lower house values have caused a big dent in government tax income. However, it appears no government was...
About Finally Buying a House
on 18 Sep 2009
, latest 10 years ago Now that the housing bubble has popped, many who wisely rented throughout the runup are waiting to buy when conditions match their personal criterea. But what to buy? We have...
Will We See a Bubble/Burst/Bailout in Reverse Mortgages?
on 9 May 2009
, latest 11 years ago Imagine, about 20 years ago, a group of high level banking professionals are in a planning group. The subject of this meeting is a new profit opportunity. The group knows...