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Boehner Hellbent on Immigration Reform
John Boehner says he's hellbent on getting immigration reform passed in 2014! Don't get me wrong, we
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Democrats running on Obamacare
Funny, I remember people claiming that democrats were going to run from this, not on this. And in a red state no less! I
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Was it really the best health care in the world
Ted Cruz and Mitch McConnell are talking about how President Obama destroyed the best health care system in the world. If your health care was provided by your employer you might have felt that way. But for the ordinary person without that benefit, foun
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last by sean_renaud about 13 hours ago
Chinese Soil pollution
The Chinese admit that close to 20% of their soil is heavily polluted. How many times do the Chinese have to prove that the
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last by sean_renaud about 1 hour ago
Automation
This was inspired by D6fer's Cocoon post and a comment by ALIENated on said post. I felt that D6fer was discussing two seperate issues and this one deserved it's own (which is in its own right two issues. AI is not the same as automation.) So w
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When warning is not heeded
In 2012 there was a warning in both DC and virginia that a powerful type of herion was being sold in both places. Three young people from the age of 17 to 22 went looking for the dealer who had a history of selling the best form of herion, within
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last by sean_renaud 1 day ago
The cost of raising the Minimum Wage
If the Democrats get their way and raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour (which still sounds unlikely. Between Republican strength and stubbornness and Democrat weakness and willingness to capitulate the best I think we can hope for is 9.00 after ne
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Americans working longer and older
Staying in the workforce longer. The reasons listed are all various versions of financial reasons. They need money
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last by sean_renaud 2 days ago
Another Thursday down
You know that point where you have enough cleaning to do where everything else is absolutley fascinating? Yeah - I'm there. All I had planned to take care of was to get rid of the old clothes and I can't even manage to do that. The laziness has complete
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last by one_wired_kitty 2 days ago
The US is an oligarchy, study concludes
According to research done by Princeton and Northwestern universities, it is suggested that the US political system serves special interests instead of voters. The US government is ruled by those of the rich and powerful. The study “&hellip
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last by sean_renaud about 16 hours ago
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sean_renaud commented about 1 hour ago on
Chinese Soil pollution
More what I meant is that with China as a great example of what happens without regulatory agencies and pre-EPA America having a river that caught fire and fairly legendary smog in some cities. And then that incident in North Carolina, the BP oil spill read the rest
sean_renaud commented about 6 hours ago on
Cocoon
Not to much the universe (which I'm unaware of any dirction it's moving) but that solar systems and galaxies both seem to only move in two dimensions. I don't understand why the planets don't revolve around the sun or the stars around the black hole a read the rest
feather commented about 6 hours ago on
Cocoon
How read the rest
sean_renaud commented about 13 hours ago on
Was it really the best health care in the world
No, it was substandard and everybody knew read the rest
sean_renaud commented about 13 hours ago on
Cocoon
I've always found that kind of read the rest
feather commented about 13 hours ago on
Cocoon
We think too linear Wombie. The universe moves in a circular, or elliptical if you prefer, read the rest