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New Intelligence Agency (washingtonexaminer.com)
by TechGromit on 3 Sep 2014  1 comment, latest 7 years ago
http://washingtonexaminer.com/ "The Texas Department of Public Safety recently said they believe there is evidence that ISIS plans an attack." Apparently the "Texas Department of Public Safety" has a foreign intelligent...

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How CNN Calculates money loses (buzz.money.cnn.com)
by TechGromit on 19 Apr 2013  1 comment, latest 8 years ago
http://buzz.money.cnn.com/2013 According to the CNN article the guy invested $1,000 in bit coins, the value surged to over $60,000 than back down to $11,000 so he "lost" $50,000 because he...

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Fake News
by TechGromit on 3 Mar 2013  6 comments, latest 8 years ago
I saw this link on CNN.COM on the side under advertisements: Obama knows of an event set to occur in 2015 that could propel him into a Third Term... Now...

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WOW! Getting foreclosed on has consequences? (money.cnn.com)
by TechGromit on 19 Feb 2013  16 comments, latest 8 years ago
http://money.cnn.com/2013/02/2 Getting foreclosed on has consequences? I never would have guessed that.#housing

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How does google "share" my information? (pcworld.com)
by TechGromit on 24 Jan 2013  2 comments, latest 9 years ago
http://www.pcworld.com/article I can understand if I have an email account, but what about Google searches, how does Google or the governemnt know what data is mine? I do know this...

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What ever happened to personal responsibility? (money.cnn.com)
by TechGromit on 10 Jan 2013  8 comments, latest 9 years ago
http://money.cnn.com/2013/01/1 Consumer protection groups are complaining that banks can loan more money then people can reasonably be expected to pay back, and the bank are protected by lawsuits for loaning...

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Worse Article Ever written (cnn.com)
by TechGromit on 7 Jan 2013  4 comments, latest 9 years ago
http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/07/ I'm just baffled reading this article. First he's talks about how marijuana use is bad and we should send that message to young people by keeping it illegal, then...

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More revolutions on the horizon? (npr.org)
by TechGromit on 18 Jul 2012  Posted 9 years ago
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetw One of the biggest modivators of the recent revolutions in the Middle East is the price of Food. Rising food prices have left many squeezed finincially in the Middle...

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The Consequence hammer is coming (ftb.ca.gov)
by TechGromit on 28 Nov 2011  47 comments, latest 9 years ago
http://www.ftb.ca.gov/aboutFTB December 31st, 2012, the Mortgage Debt Relief Law expires. All of you deadbeats that walked away from your mortgage obligations will get your just due. Why do you think...

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If you won the lottery you would....
by TechGromit on 11 Aug 2010  28 comments, latest 9 years ago
Take the money in installments or take the money in a lump sum? Most people jump for the lump some option, but is it really all that good of a...

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How long would you live without health insurance?
by TechGromit on 2 Nov 2011  41 comments, latest 9 years ago
I got to thinking about this, people in the mid 1950's had to health care that would be considered substandard today, but they didn't die like lemmings. In 1950 the...

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The Average Egyptian must be a rocket scientist (cnn.com)
by TechGromit on 2 Feb 2012  7 comments, latest 9 years ago
http://www.cnn.com/2012/02/02/ Riots kill 79 after a Egyptian soccer match, so what do the Egyptians do? They riot against a police station, getting a couple of more people killed. Do I...

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Is Bank Of America a good buy?
by TechGromit on 30 Nov 2011  41 comments, latest 10 years ago
Bank of America stock is hovering around $5 a share now. Does anyone think it's a good buy, or it is doomed to go bankrupt?

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Government has help create the current walk away trend. (ochousingnews.com)
by TechGromit on 16 Jan 2012  5 comments, latest 10 years ago
http://ochousingnews.com/news/ I said the before and I'll say it again, The government has helped encourage people from walking away from there debt obligations, which in turn has help fuel falling...

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Investing in Brazil
by TechGromit on 5 Jan 2012  18 comments, latest 10 years ago
The central bank's interest rate in the United States is .25%, the central bank interest rate in Brazil is 11.75%. There has to be a money making opportunity here. Just...

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Dancing With the Stars, Argentina style
by TechGromit on 2 Jan 2012  1 comment, latest 10 years ago
When you compare our Dancing with the Stars with Argentina's dancing with they stars, you'll serious consider switch cable providers with Argentina Cable. Picture this dance routine, Cynthia Fernandez and...

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Taliban ready for talks, purported spokesman says (us.cnn.com)
by TechGromit on 3 Jan 2012  2 comments, latest 10 years ago
http://us.cnn.com/2012/01/03/w I do believe Pakistan signed a peace agreement with the Taliban on February 7, 2008. The peace treaty basically said the Taliban could govern the areas they already controlled...

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Verizon to charge $2 fee for online payments (money.cnn.com)
by TechGromit on 29 Dec 2011  4 comments, latest 10 years ago
http://money.cnn.com/2011/12/2 The obvious solution here. Everyone start paying at the stores. When the stores are always crowded with a line of people out the door waiting to pay there phone...

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Fifty Million Homes Sold last year! (money.cnn.com)
by TechGromit on 13 Dec 2011  11 comments, latest 10 years ago
That's just a guess, but it's not far off what the National Association of Realtors do. It's funny, I always thought the housing sales were based on FACTS. After all...

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How many people can Earth support?
by TechGromit on 14 Dec 2011  11 comments, latest 10 years ago
A recent post on birth control go me thinking, how many people can Earth support? While some would argue that there are too many people in the world even today,...

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Europe is Imploding..yea, so what? (cnbc.com)
by TechGromit on 22 Nov 2011  17 comments, latest 10 years ago
http://www.cnbc.com/id/4533618 I've heard a lot about the Greece debt crisis adversely affecting the stabilization of the Euro, but how does that affect me here in the United States. Sure I...

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EU imposes sanctions on Iran over embassy storming
by TechGromit on 30 Nov 2011  1 comment, latest 10 years ago
Sanctions? Hell so long as someone is buying there oil, sanctions are of limited value. If they are serious about hurting Iran, prevent the world market from buying there exported...

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Who is watching you?
by TechGromit on 28 Nov 2011  4 comments, latest 10 years ago
Who is watching you? The internet is a powerful tool. With the smallest amount information you could find out quite a lot about someone. Try it, Type in your name...

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Former AIG CEO Greenberg sues U.S. for $25 billion (money.cnn.com)
by TechGromit on 21 Nov 2011  3 comments, latest 10 years ago
http://money.cnn.com/2011/11/2 Unbelievable. The arrogance's of these bankers is mind boggling. The Government put up 134 billion dollars to keep AIG from collapsing, in order to prevent a meltdown of the...

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Judge orders New York to allow protesters, tents, in park (edition.cnn.com)
by TechGromit on 15 Nov 2011  9 comments, latest 10 years ago
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/11 I'm a tad confused here. Isn't the park Privately owned? If Brookfield Properties, the owner of Zuccotti Park said it's ok to set up tents, that be one thing,...

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The bar exist simply to protect lawyers from competition (nytimes.com)
by TechGromit on 27 Oct 2011  11 comments, latest 10 years ago
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10 Yea so? Do you know the requirements to get a license to cut hair? You have to attend an approved California School (or schooling and experience from another state)...

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Someone's been busy....
by TechGromit on 25 Oct 2011  3 comments, latest 10 years ago
See all 1,059,685 threads... A million threads? If each thread is only 1000 megabyte in size including photos (most are a lot bigger), Patrick would have to have a 1...

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House Foreclosure Question
by TechGromit on 20 Oct 2011  1 comment, latest 10 years ago
I have a question about a House Foreclosure question. Say I buy a house to 100k and I pay off 90k of the mortgage, than I get foreclosed on for...

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Wall Street protests just noise
by TechGromit on 17 Oct 2011  20 comments, latest 10 years ago
A lot of attention has been given to the wall street protests recently and all I can say it's just a bunch of noise. At least the protests in Egypt...

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So Loan Sharking is legal now? (100dayloans.com)
by TechGromit on 20 Sep 2011  5 comments, latest 10 years ago
I received an email today from www.100dayloans.com that tells me I can borrow up to $1,500 for 100 days. The example they give is if I borrow $100 my interest...

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Building in a flood plain
by TechGromit on 1 Jun 2011  13 comments, latest 10 years ago
I find it very strange that people how live in flood plains to not take proper precautions to solve there problems permanently. If you were to have 2,300 cubic yards...

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World will end December 21st 2012
by TechGromit on 18 May 2011  3 comments, latest 10 years ago
Or more specifically December 31st, 2012. This is when the IRS stops forgiving deficiencies of people who have there properties foreclosure, repossessed, or they abandonment it. A deficiency is the...

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Can't afford a little booty?
by TechGromit on 16 May 2011  5 comments, latest 10 years ago
Let me get this straight, Dominique Strauss-Kahn can afford a $3,000 a night hotel suite, fly first class to Europe, but can't be bothered to come up with a couple...

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Judgement Day May 21 - 22
by TechGromit on 25 Apr 2011  1 comment, latest 10 years ago
I believe it, it's really going to happen this time. Free yourselves of all your worthy goods, after all you will not need them them anymore and send them to...

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Violence in Mexico
by TechGromit on 18 Apr 2011  9 comments, latest 10 years ago
I seen a news show on TV last night (20/20 or dateline, don't remember which) that highlighted all of the drug related violence in Mexico during the last few years...

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Yea Another Ponzi scheme (money.cnn.com)
by TechGromit on 20 Apr 2011  1 comment, latest 10 years ago
http://money.cnn.com/2011/04/2 Every time I read yet another story about someone who lost everything on a Ponzi scheme, I just shake my head and say they have no one to blame...

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Unemployment rate falling the fastest in 50 years! (postandcourier.com)
by TechGromit on 10 Feb 2011  11 comments, latest 10 years ago
http://www.postandcourier.com/ Despite adding virtually no jobs to the economy, the wizards that track the federal unemployment rate determined that unemployment fell from 9.8% to 9.0% in two months. This goes...

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Ways for Patrick.net to make money
by TechGromit on 30 Dec 2010  7 comments, latest 10 years ago
After reading Patrick's plea for financial support it got me to thinking of ways Patrick can make money from his website. It most likely will never be an income vehicle...

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I don't want to sell my house
by TechGromit on 19 Jul 2010  21 comments, latest 10 years ago
My situation is very different than most of the postings here. In Oct. 2007 we purchased a house for 400k, with a 5.5% fixed rate mortgage with 60k down and...

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Budget Deficit cuts a joke
by TechGromit on 27 Feb 2011  8 comments, latest 10 years ago
For the last 15 years, the federal budget deficit has grown an average of 300 billion dollars a year, the current proposed budget cuts of anywhere from 16 billion to...
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