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Water Cooler / Re: Core continuing commitment to health and fitness
« on: February 18, 2019, 11:00:30 PM »
4/4 gym sessions, an hours or so of skateboarding.

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I bet the Mozilla foundation would have been ecstatic if Google had gone ahead with it.

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>I wouldn't count on compassion..


Democracy is asset insurance for the rich…

One thing that we haven't really been talking about is that as populations fall, so will demand, so the problem doesn't go away, just shrinks.

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>dismal science

So, how do you subsidies the people on the bottom without putting pressure on job substitution?  Increasing benefits for the working poor; expand SNAP, lower the threshold for Medicare.  As the crisis gets worse some type of minimal basic income will probably have to come in too.  Everyone is afraid to even talk about taxes, but we are going to have to get ourselves in order on that topic too.  Right now the federal government is like a teenager with a credit card.

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MM, your son looks a lot like you!

Everything I read lately is that China is cracking down all over the place and becoming increasingly unfriendly to tourists.

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U.S. National Debt Hits Record $22 Trillion

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The U.S. government's public debt is now more than $22 trillion — the highest it has ever been. The Treasury Department data comes as tax revenue has fallen and federal spending continues to rise. The new debt level reflects a rise of more than $2 trillion from the day President Trump took office in 2017.

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Hardware & Technology / Re: Favorite Hardware
« on: February 13, 2019, 06:02:15 PM »
3840 x 1600 Resolution, sexy!  I'm currently using 1920x1080.

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Water Cooler / Re: Mojeek Reddit AMA
« on: February 12, 2019, 05:46:32 PM »
Nice, I hope Mojeek gets some good exposure.

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Water Cooler / Re: “Fourth Industrial Revolution”
« on: February 12, 2019, 03:56:55 AM »
I remember reading that Singapore was doing something along these lines.  I went to look it up and came across a Wikipedia article about  Baby Bonus programs around the world.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baby_bonus

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Water Cooler / Re: Core continuing commitment to health and fitness
« on: February 12, 2019, 03:49:30 AM »
Glad you are able out and moving Trav. 


Dras, I actually revived this thread because of of you back in October.

4/4 gym sessions, its been too damn cold* to play with the kids outside.

*Yes I know....

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Web Development / Re: Product catalog without e-commerce
« on: February 11, 2019, 09:23:14 PM »
That looks good.   There might be a slick way to do this in wordpress too.

Edit, I found this:
https://www.wpbeginner.com/plugins/how-to-create-a-product-catalog-in-wordpress-without-a-shopping-cart/

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Water Cooler / Re: Grammy greatness
« on: February 11, 2019, 07:26:29 PM »
It must be a real nice feeling to see someone local get international recognition for their talents.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CD_MCPsDGg0

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8% is huge.  The 2018 tax reform is doing its damage.

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