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Out of the Blue

Yeah, yesterday was pretty darned hot, and today is shaping up to be more of the same. I have to say, I remain amazed at how livable our house is with only the one air conditioner here in the attic. Just a benefit of a house built before AC even existed, when finding ways to naturally abate the heat were vital.

Vital Links: Thanks Ant and Acleacius.
Play: Ragdoll Achievement.
Links: Video Games: An Industry in Flux [INFOGRAPHIC].
Stories: Las Vegas roulette wheel reportedly hits 19 seven straight times.
Media: 8-Bitham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.
The "Pre-Mortem One-Liner" Supercut. NSFW.
Top Gear Record Breaking Stunt.
Follow-up: Professor fired after expressing climate change skepticism.
Where the Hell is Matt? Dancing All Over the World AGAIN!

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15. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 21, 2012, 17:50 Matshock
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Jun 21, 2012, 17:10:
Cutter wrote on Jun 21, 2012, 15:21:
TheLeech wrote on Jun 21, 2012, 15:13:
That professor will be fine. The wingnut welfare state takes care of its martyrs.


Heaven knows the borrow/steal & spend right-wing kooks certainly are unable to.

As opposed to the left that....lets see....oh yea! Borrow/steal & spend. Got it.

Na, na you got it wrong man, when they do it it's job creation. Racist

Seriously though, yeah the industrial-military folks raided the treasury a bit during Bush W's terms and are still trying to do so.

But a volunteer military can only do so much- the hundred+ million conscripts of the long-term unemployed have spent as much in three years as the I-M folks did in eight. They take two swings at the treasury for every one that the I-M folks did (they take out and then pay no taxes back in). It's call Cloward-Piven, look it up. The tragedy is that when the conscript army wins they get liquidated right thereafter.

I'll throw my lot in with the 1% thanks. There's just the teeniest, tiniest chance we can still turn this thing around.

 
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