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Re: “Plant gets Tesla closer to electric car for masses

What Nevada offers is known and quantifiable regulations. California's regs are murky at best, and a moving target at the least.

California is not the place to put any kind of machine that moves, or needs to be plugged in or oiled. It's a fine waiting to happen.

Lastly Tesla doesn't have the ten years to throw away waiting for California to bless their project.

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Posted by chuckiechan on 09/14/2014 at 7:25 AM

Re: “US official airs 'myths' on Colorado River water

Hello.

The Denver Post had a recent article including comments made by Anne Castle, an Assistant Sec. of the Interior.

Why doesn't the government, which supposedly believes in alternative forms of energy,
also
see the need for De-Salinization of the oceans bordering our continent???

? Are the environmentalists CONTROLLING this avenue ???
Why can't the people of the whole nation (taxes) support the costs to build and control the wastes ????

I bet there are many who would do this, if given the proper choices, and the alternatives.


Specifically, common sense shows that there is indeed a LOT of water available off the coast of California,
which has a long coast.

California is taking water from COLORADO !!!! WHY??? Because of antiquated laws, which back when they were made, did not know about DESALINIZATION.

LOOK AT WHAT OTHER COUNTRIES DO.

PLEASE, we can solve the water issues of the Colorado River systems, IF YOU ARE WILLING TO LOOK AT THE
BIG PICTURE.

EVERYONE CAN HELP PAY.

Thank you,
Susan Todd, Greeley, Colorado

Posted by Susan on 09/09/2014 at 10:25 AM

Re: “Court rules for Yelp in suit over online ratings

The courts ruling was actually to protect googles strangle hold on business.

You pay Google or you don't exist.

Definitely time to break them up. They have too much social and political power all rolled into one company.

Posted by chuckiechan on 09/05/2014 at 5:16 AM

Re: “3 ways insurers can discourage sick from enrolling

As an insurance Broker, my experience is that most insurers are honorable most of the time, however, health insurers are a beat of another kind from home, car, and business insurers. There was never a question that our health care system was not working for everyone. And there should have been no question of the error in allowing the ineptitude that is Congress to suggest they had a way to fix it. Of course the "progressives" who's only real progress is moving the US closer and closer to full socialism, may have never intended for the Obamacare ACA to succeed. Maybe all they wanted was to get their fat fingers into another multi billion pie, knowing eventually it will get so bad that people will beg for national health care?

Posted by tonyboysf on 08/29/2014 at 8:59 PM

Re: “Hard to swallow? Burger King may move to Canada

Canucks seem to have avoided many of the social and economic mistakes that plague us now . I lived in Vancouver , several years ago . They have managed to blend a certain ' workable ' socialism [ medical care is run by the provinces , mostly ] with free market capitalism and avoided the ' turbo capitalism ' , i . e. never ending bubble economy and ' surreal estate ' excesses , that have taken us down . Their over all standard of living is now better than ours .

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Posted by Marshall McLuhan on 08/25/2014 at 2:11 PM

Re: “Obama moves to extend student loan payment relief

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Posted by Giselle Dawn on 08/11/2014 at 4:09 PM

Re: “Obama moves to extend student loan payment relief

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Posted by Giselle Dawn on 08/11/2014 at 4:08 PM

Re: “Yelp CEO reviews his own business after 10 years

Yelp was one of my favorite websites, until they closed my account. They are all about favoritism! My account was deleted because I left a bad review under a business, and without any legit reason first Yelp deleted my comment. When I reposted the comment again, someone within the customer support organization went in and deleted my account without any given reason. "Good job Jeremy Stoppelman for finally reviewing your own business after 10 years. I hope one day a competitor opens an equivalent site to yours and nails yelp to the wall!!"

Posted by anilaskhan on 08/06/2014 at 9:52 PM

Re: “Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

McDonalds/Monsanto says: No Problem we will be sending you to Russia soon to fight the evil Putin/Hitler. For freedom and democracy.

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Posted by Brad Richardson on 07/26/2014 at 5:15 PM

Re: “GM ousts 15 employees over ignition-switch scandal

and the assembly line was clueless and GM just kept cranking them out onto American roadkill. and so the food industry did the same?

Posted by boo boo curl on 07/07/2014 at 4:48 PM

Re: “Target asks customers to leave firearms at home

this is an open invite for thugs to go shopping at Target, they like target practice

Posted by giraffe was thinking on 07/02/2014 at 6:43 PM

Re: “Pay raises go mainly to those in select industries

This is why it's more important than ever to save for retirement. If we can't make top dollar, we at least have to work harder to save to end up in the same place. The math is simple, cold, and refreshing. It makes me want to work harder, save more, and conquer mountains. I will be rich, and by the time I retire I will be downright wealthy. This is how I am saving:
1. Always put the max in my 401k that my employer will match. For me 5% with a 4% match.
2. I need life insurance, but I should use term. You can get policies online at LifeAnt for $15 a month. Save the difference to a Roth IRA.
3. I need to put money in my 401k, but this all by itself isn't enough. I need to save another 5-10% of my income every month in nonqualified accounts. Put money in low cost funds like Vanguard, and use automatic deductions from my checking account.
4. I eat out one less time per week. This saves $50-$100 easily. Ditto if you spend money in bars. CUT IT OUT!

Posted by Thomas Rockford on 06/27/2014 at 9:08 PM

Re: “Will that be a 6-bedroom suite or just a couch?

Great article! For our first stay in San Fran we booked a hotel that we found through reviews at http://san-francisco.hotelscheap.org/ and it was okay. The next time we visited a friend told us to look on airbnb.com and our experience was just so much better that time. It definitely makes a difference to your visit when you get to talk to locals over a glass of wine on their terrace... :)
From now on every destination I go to will be looked up on airbnb first...

Posted by Karola Szoll on 06/22/2014 at 1:59 PM

Re: “Will that be a 6-bedroom suite or just a couch?

Great article! For our first stay in San Fran we booked a hotel that we found through reviews at http://san-francisco.hotelscheap.org/ and it was okay. The next time we visited a friend told us to look on airbnb.com and our experience was just so much better that time. It definitely makes a difference to your visit when you get to talk to locals over a glass of wine on their terrace... :)
From now on every destination I go to will be looked up on airbnb first...

Posted by Karola Szoll on 06/22/2014 at 1:58 PM

Re: “GM ousts 15 employees over ignition-switch scandal

Decisions on risk-management were made at the top, by the chief executives; but when the company gets in trouble, they blame the middle-managers. Those poor people probably approved the "risk" because they knew that if they didn't, the boss would fire them and replace them with someone who would. Middle class is damned if they do, and damned if they don't.

Posted by Hugh Grant on 06/07/2014 at 10:06 AM

Re: “Fear of economic blow as births drop around world

And here I still labor under the antiquated idea that the economy exists to serve the people. Clearly it is the people who exist to serve the economy, and if the economy needs them, then lets all breed like rabbits. And if we won't breed like rabbits, then let's just throw open the borders and let in everyone. After all, to an economist, an America with 500,000,000 people in it just means we're halfway to being able to compete with China.

The great environmentalist Edward Abbey rightly called you people "insane."

"Nancy Strumwasser, a high school teacher from Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, always thought she'd have two children. But the layoffs that swept over the U.S. economy around the time her son was born six years ago helped change her mind. Though she and her husband, a market researcher, managed to keep their jobs, she fears they won't be so fortunate next time."

And that's really what's important isn't it... your job.

In the old days, people had families and then found a way to make it work. Now you've got to make it work first? This is all ass-backwards.

On the plus side... I got a new angle to my game.... "Come on, baby... we gotta do it... the economy needs us!"

Posted by i wasn't here on 05/08/2014 at 12:37 AM

Re: “RadioShack closing 1,100 stores as troubles grow

7 $ for ONE CR2032 battery!!!!!
Wonder why they are closing down….

Posted by Jack on 05/07/2014 at 1:22 PM

Re: “Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law

Love it. Obama et al admit the mess needs changes, but only if the GOP play by their rules. Why keep passing laws that are so flawed they need major fixes immediately? This mess can't work, it's a Rube Goldberg way of increasing medical costs exponentially by making administration and computer costs skyrocket, and that is not health care. Obama bailed on the public option, and come on now, it's single payer or pay even more and more. Sheesh. Belaboring the obvious to the deliberately ignorant and willfully stupid ...why me, oh lord, why me ... Insurance rates will go up, most Americans are shut out of most of the care providers, will be bankrupted by deductibles, will be denied care, and this means we won't have any resources left to train more providers and build more hospitals and clinics. It should be noted that SF actually lost over half of their care facilities, including over half a dozen ERs, ward space, and without Letterman Army Medical Center, we have no Medi-Vac, and no way of dealing with casualties, something the Army docs and nurses trained for. Additionally, losing LAMC meant that veterans were all forced to go to the VA which is already overwhelmed. SF was promised the old Public Health Hospital, which had a chopper landing pad from its days as the DLI, and was centrally located for ease of access to all of SF. It is now, of course, condos. Do you feel safer with all our military posts gone>? Who the hell do you think will help after the inevitable quake hits? NERT? That's like getting a few Eagle Scouts when you need the SWAT team.

Posted by ElizabethFrantesAKAtiggrrrsf on 04/25/2014 at 12:34 PM

Re: “Wind power line proposal irks some Midwest farmers

"They worry about whether the towers and lines will reduce property values, get in the way of farming operations like crop-dusting and irrigation, and even create health risks for those living so close to high-voltage wires."

LOL! They crop dust, then have the nerve to worry about health problems from power lines?! *face palm*
Everything from crop dusting farmers who turn good land into dusty deserts, to wind power mad corporations, is all a bunch hooey to me. Those idiots deserve each other!

We're getting closer to the day where arguments like the one above will be moot. Future generations will be asking what "wireless" means because, what's a "wire" or "cord" anyways. And, Aquaponic farmers like Will Allen are my heroes, and always get my full support.

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Posted by MyHumbleOpinion on 04/15/2014 at 12:50 PM

Re: “US bacon prices rise after virus kills baby pigs

What??? Bacon prices might be going up??? Finally, some news that actually makes a difference in my life. It's only taken 25 years...

Posted by i wasn't here on 04/09/2014 at 1:27 AM

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