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  • Cradle-to-grave debt load leaves no Chicagoan free

    02/16/2014 7:09:43 AM PST · by Libloather · 26 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 2/14/14 | Tim Jones
    CHICAGO — This is now the city of big debt, where each of Chicago's 2.7 million residents — from infants in diapers to senior citizens on fixed incomes — is on the hook for about $20,000 in long-term pension promises and bond obligations. Like the relentless snow clogging the city's streets, it just keeps piling up. Chicago isn't bankrupt Detroit, junk-status Puerto Rico or New York at the brink of insolvency in 1975. Yet the city of gleaming skyscrapers along Lake Michigan's shore tripled its debt load from 2002 to 2012, as it ignored annual pension payments and borrowed for...
  • National Parks Closed(and so is the border)

    10/04/2013 5:40:54 PM PDT · by Vendome · 31 replies
    Vanity | 10/04/13 | Vendome
    The National Parks are closed? Really? Like a Sieve? Well, read on to learn about a place may go to this weekend and explore. Even got some pics.
  • President Obama Suggests Romney Shoveling 'A Load of You-Know-What' (Hussein pimps fossil fuel)

    02/28/2012 9:51:25 PM PST · by Libloather · 11 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 2/28/12 | Jake Tapper
    President Obama Suggests Romney Shoveling 'A Load of You-Know-What'By Jake Tapper | ABC News – 12 hrs ago As Michigan Republicans headed to the polls Tuesday morning, President Obama delivered an aggressive defense of the bailout of the auto industry and his presidency in general, harshly criticizing GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney - though he never mentioned him by name. "I've got to admit, it's been funny to watch some of these folks completely try to rewrite history now that you're back on your feet," the president said to a raucous crowd at the United Auto Workers Convention. "The same folks...
  • Load Up the Pantry

    04/24/2008 4:59:23 PM PDT · by Nachum · 65 replies · 115+ views
    WSJ ^ | April 21, 2008 | BRETT ARENDS
    I don't want to alarm anybody, but maybe it's time for Americans to start stockpiling food. No, this is not a drill. You've seen the TV footage of food riots in parts of the developing world. Yes, they're a long way away from the U.S. But most foodstuffs operate in a global market. When the cost of wheat soars in Asia, it will do the same here. Reality: Food prices are already rising here much faster than the returns you are likely to get from keeping your money in a bank or money-market fund. And there are very good reasons...
  • West Virginia Company Lightens Load for Aviation Unit

    09/12/2007 5:28:40 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 504+ views
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2007 – The contributions of a West Virginia excavating company helped lighten the load -- literally -- for a deploying Army National Guard aviation unit. When Army National Guardsman Chief Warrant Officer 3 Timothy Smith found out he was deploying, he was concerned about the distance from the command post to the flight line at Forward Operating Base Speicher, Iraq. It was nearly a mile, and with each of the four-person crew carrying 150 pounds in gear, plus weapons and ammunition, all in 135-degree-plus heat, Smith saw a problem. “We’d be worn out before we ever...
  • Sony DvD Players are Slow to play dvds

    12/23/2005 11:39:37 AM PST · by 1FASTGLOCK45 · 15 replies · 479+ views
    Me ^ | 12/23/2005 | Me.
    Before i bought my Dvd player, I was pondering why everyone complains Sony Dvd players (i'm not sure how many models) take a while to load and start.