A New Type Of Poverty Is Crushing The Middle Class

Monday, April 30, 2018

As if the current global monetary system didn’t put the middle-class at a structural disadvantage versus the wealthy, by taxing them disproportionately with inflation, encouraging dissaving and taxing labor (ordinary income) much higher than capital (long-term gains), we now find out that the middle class has a new reason they’re being pushed into poverty: banks are willingly trying to put them there.

Source: A New Type Of Poverty Is Crushing The Middle Class

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This brings up some “interesting” issues.  If it’s happening in Australia, you can be assured that it’s happening here.

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A Mass Knife Attack Just Left 7 Children Dead: What It Means for Gun Control

Monday, April 30, 2018

A brutal knife attack at a school in Mizhi County in the Shaanxi province, located in northern China, left seven students dead and twelve more wounded on Friday in the latest of a string of knife attacks in the country. “Police have detained a 28-year-old suspect, who confessed to police that he had been ‘bullied’ at the same school as a child and ‘hated’ classmates,” Deutsche Welle (DW) reported .

Source: A Mass Knife Attack Just Left 7 Children Dead: What It Means for Gun Control

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Sad that “banning” knives doesn’t work.  Any wonder why?  Did we learn nothing from Prohibition!

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PLANTBASEDDIET: Never too late? Hope so!

Monday, April 30, 2018

https://nutritionfacts.org/video/never-too-late-to-start-eating-healthier/

Never Too Late to Start Eating Healthier
Michael Greger M.D. FACLM  January 16th, 2015  Volume 22

Since many tumors take decades to grow it’s remarkable that cancer risk can so dramatically be reduced– even late in life.

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Well, we’ll see if that applies to those of us over seventy.  I’m not sure if I can do it.  It’s hard to overcome a lifetime of pallet training.  Argh! 

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ErrorPort

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Apple’s latest strategic blunder with the death of AirPort It’s a pretty standard pattern. If Apple neglects a product line for five-plus years, it’s dead, Jim . And this one, we actually already knew about in 2016 . Still, it’s shockingly dumbfounding that Apple has officially killed off the AirPort product line.

Source: ErrorPort

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Apple is a shadow of its former self in terms of innovation.  And, other than “planned obsolescence”, it’s behind in other dimensions.

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Geek Trivia: Which Of These Countries Has The Safest Electrical Plug Design?

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Think you know the answer? Click through to see if you’re right!

Source: Geek Trivia: Which Of These Countries Has The Safest Electrical Plug Design?

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Let’s switch?

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Visualizing The World’s Other ‘Aging’ Problem

Sunday, April 29, 2018

While the world is becoming increasingly aware of the west’s looming (and current) demographic dystopia – solved in its globalist way via immigration and government-dependence – there is another ‘ageing’ problem that is potentially even more catastrophic…

Source: Visualizing The World’s Other ‘Aging’ Problem

“But, as Statista’s Dyfed Loesche shows in the infographic below, a lot of the currently still running reactors were connected to the grid in the 1980s, now 29 to 38 years old. “

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Think “we” could build some new ones?

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France seizes France.com from man who’s had it since ‘94, so he sues

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Enlarge (credit: Bernard Van Berg / EyeEm ) A French-born American has now sued his home country because, he claims, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has illegally seized a domain that he’s owned since 1994: France.com . In the mid-1990s, Jean-Noël Frydman bought France.com from Web.com and set up a website to serve as a “digital kiosk” for Francophiles and Francophones in the United States.

Source: France seizes France.com from man who’s had it since ‘94, so he sues

 

Might makes right.  And, there’s little that any “little guy” can do about it.

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