Category: "News"

09/24/12

Only the good die young

"Men without testicles might live longer, study suggests." more »
1 comment »  06:46:00 pm by Ragamuffin, Categories: News

09/03/12

Bad Apple

"Apple Rejects App Tracking Drone Strikes." Thankfully, Apple decides for its users what "useful or entertaining" and "excessively objectionable or crude content" is. more »
1 comment »  09:03:00 am by Ragamuffin, Categories: News, Technology

07/25/12

My lawyer is so good, SO SO good

"Apple v. Samsung: Whose lawyers are earning more in the smartphone wars?": Clearly, neither side is wanting. Having said that, court records show that Samsung's lawyers in this case are commanding a higher rate than those representing Apple. The fee… more »
1 comment »  03:34:00 am by Ragamuffin, Categories: News

06/13/12

I'm too young to retire

"Carlos Slim's Remedy For World's Economic Woes: Lift Retirement Age To 70": The world’s richest man has urged struggling nations to lift workers’ retirement age to 70 and privatize as many infrastructure assets as possible to help shore up their… more »
3 comments »  07:47:00 am by Ragamuffin, Categories: News

05/14/12

Throw in the towel, the devil is Colin Powell

I've tried to like Colin Powell, but it seems like he was in on lying us into Iraq, which I consider an unforgivable sin: more »
Leave a comment »  04:16:00 pm by Ragamuffin, Categories: News, Video

05/02/12

I can't believe we built this large pizza pie together

Why can't we Americans have nice things? more »
1 comment »  03:34:00 pm by Ragamuffin, Categories: News, Video

04/24/12

America Eats Its Young

"Teenagers drinking hand sanitizer to get drunk" reports USA Today: Teenagers are showing up in Los Angeles emergency rooms after drinking inexpensive liquid hand sanitizers to get drunk. Cheap and easily accessible hand sanitizers contain 62 percent… more »
Leave a comment »  03:37:00 pm by Ragamuffin, Categories: News

Never give up

Al Franken says "There are no death panels." The resulting Fox Nation headline? "Al Franken Misinforms." more »
Leave a comment »  11:28:00 am by Ragamuffin, Categories: News, Politics

03/29/12

What's the password?

"Trend of employers asking for Facebook passwords questioned": Beyond the examples of government agencies—particularly law enforcement officers and 9/11 dispatchers—“there is little to suggest that typical employers are bearing down on applicants to… more »
3 comments »  10:46:00 am by Ragamuffin, Categories: News

03/26/12

Dangerous to people who look like strangers

"As thousands prepare for rally, family confirms Trayvon was suspended over marijuana": SANFORD, Fla -- . Miami Gardens teenager Trayvon Martin was suspended from school because he was caught with an empty plastic bag with traces of marijuana in it,… more »
1 comment »  03:27:00 pm by Ragamuffin, Categories: News

Something I Can't Explain

"Conservative group calls for Obama to replace actor as campaign video narrator." Some call it Obama Derangement system. The only thing I can think of is that the right is so desperate to get a scandal going against Obama that this is the best they can… more »
1 comment »  01:07:00 pm by Ragamuffin, Categories: News, Politics

03/20/12

On the nights that wasn't right like when a good friend died

I'm reading about the Trayvon Martin case, and I'm finding ABC News's coverage of the case representative of coverage as a whole: Sanford Police have decided to release emergency and non-emergency calls placed during the incident. "These a**hole… more »
4 comments »  11:19:00 am by Ragamuffin, Categories: News

03/19/12

They took my money and my credit card, now I'm poor

"Kim Dotcom seizures 'null and void'": In an astonishing blunder, New Zealand’s Crown Law Office and its police commissioner have admitted to a ‘procedural error’ when they seized cash, cars and other property from Megaupload chief Kim Dotcom.… more »
1 comment »  03:32:00 pm by Ragamuffin, Categories: News

03/14/12

Every lender got a complex

"Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs." Damning. The last thing GS probably wanted in a New York Times op-ed. more »
1 comment »  12:18:00 pm by Ragamuffin, Categories: News

03/01/12

The Social Network

"Facebook - What you don't know but should." [video:youtube:tntv6LzpG0k] more »
1 comment »  10:52:00 am by Ragamuffin, Categories: News, Video

R.I.P.

"Andrew Breitbart dead at 43 of natural causes at UCLA hospital." more »
1 comment »  09:45:00 am by Ragamuffin, Categories: News, Politics

01/04/12

You take the workers from jobs, you gonna have murders and mobs

MSNBC reports "Jobless rate up, but crime down: What gives?" Americans, take solace: While your chances of landing a job these days might not be great, you’re also less likely to be murdered, or robbed or to have your car stolen. The rate of major… more »
5 comments »  04:41:00 pm by Ragamuffin, Categories: News

12/23/11

They don't really care about us

The Associated Press reports on Ron Paul in "Paul's anti-establishment campaign draws crowds": Confronted by a tearful breast cancer survivor on how he would ensure health insurance companies did not discriminate on the basis of a pre-existing cond… more »
1 comment »  02:03:00 pm by Ragamuffin, Categories: News

Being Mr. Scrooge on Christmas

"Scrooge: The First 1 Percenter." They've sunk far enough to laud Ebenezer Scrooge. more »
1 comment »  10:46:00 am by Ragamuffin, Categories: News

Bass! How low can you go?

"Obama Called ‘Skinny, Ghetto Crackhead’ On Fox News." [video:youtube:ix9nnVWD-cU] more »
2 comments »  10:29:00 am by Ragamuffin, Categories: News, Video

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