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MrCheeryO replied to the Political Asylum board. 6 minutes ago

Re: Selling Body Parts, a Case Study

...It's interesting for the amount of human life there is in China, they seem to have little value of it. I would be interested in knowing the psychology around that - is it just "we don't tend to appreciate things we have tons of" or is [more]

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MrCheeryO replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 31 minutes ago

Re: Never swing at the Curve Balls

Just on the PRC if anyone interested

Volatility in China's Markets: Charlie Rose (07/30)
On "Charlie Rose," a conversation about China. Massive volatility in China's stock market has sent economic shockwaves across the globe [more]

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MrCheeryO posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 46 minutes ago

Down/Up? After Hours

https://www.google.ca/?as_qdr=all&gws_rd=cr,ssl&ei=n...

What if I was brilliant and [more]

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MrCheeryO replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1 hour ago

Re: Finding businesses with extreme pricing powe

....(or SAP's) business management software it can cost hundreds of millions of dollars...

True, a business I know of brought in SAP and for whatever reasons it was a disaster, an expensive disaster, though. Lest I be accused of short term [more]

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MrCheeryO posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1 hour ago

An Exception for Berkshire Shareholders?

Hillary Clinton calls out CEOs for short-term thinking. Is she right?
Hillary Clinton plans to unveil a proposal to change the way capital gains are taxed. It's part of a growing backlash against the sort of short-term thinking that has guided [more]

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MrCheeryO posted to the Political Asylum board. 5:59 PM

Missing the Lede

Welter is one of seven interns Cardinals coach Bruce Arians has brought aboard, and her work with the inside linebackers will only last through the preseason. Her future as an NFL coach is unknown, but that doesn’t change the meaning of the [more]

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MrCheeryO posted to the Political Asylum board. 5:37 PM

Taking a Stand

A Look At The (Crude-by) Rail Track Record – EIA Monthly CBR Movements Ex-Canada

....The chart in Figure #1 shows EIA estimates of CBR movements out of Canada to the U.S. by destination region since the beginning of 2012 (in Mb/d – shaded [more]

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MrCheeryO posted to the Political Asylum board. 4:54 PM

What Would Be the Law?

Last exoneration June 8, 2015 (#155)

For Inclusion on DPIC's Innocence List:
Defendants must have been convicted, sentenced to death and subsequently either-

a. Been acquitted of all charges related to the crime that placed [more]

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MrCheeryO posted to the Political Asylum board. 4:27 PM

Selling Body Parts, a Case Study

“law grinds the poor, rich men rule the law”
? Oliver Goldsmith, The Vicar of Wakefield

Illegal Human Organ Trade from Executed Prisoners in China

Case Study: 632
Today, China stands alone in continuing the use of organs [more]

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MrCheeryO replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:58 PM

Re: Housing market inefficiencies

...Greenspan didn't see it either...

I disagree. He personally co-authored a lengthy Fed study in 2005 that sliced and diced the US mortgage market up about 100 different ways. Why? He knew there was a debt problem, it was right there in the [more]

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MrCheeryO replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:47 PM

Re: Housing market inefficiencies

And creating inefficient markets and illiquid markets,

Hillary Clinton's Capital Gains Tax Plan

...as part of her plan to reduce the impact of short-term thinking in corporate America.....
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MrCheeryO replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:28 PM

Re: Housing market inefficiencies

...You can’t routinely borrow a house and sell it, promising to buy back the same house later to repay the loan.....

Except that's kind of what many did by taking out seconds and home equity lines of credit. My brother got $100,000 from Bank [more]

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MrCheeryO posted to the Political Asylum board. 4:52 AM

For the Donald, Cosby & All Republicans.

Uniform Crime Reporting Program Changes Definition of Rape

In December 2011, FBI Director Robert S. Mueller, III, approved revisions to the UCR Program’s definition of rape: “Penetration, no matter how slight, of the vagina or anus with any [more]

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MrCheeryO posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 4:47 AM

Rape Redefined. And, the Savagery of the South

By the FBI. How do Republicans always end up there?

Recent Program Updates
- New Rape Definition
- New Rape Definition Frequently Asked
Questions
- New Rape Fact Sheet
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MrCheeryO posted to the Political Asylum board. 4:32 AM

Don't Go There, Girl.

By Warren E. Buffett, FORTUNE
I'm about to deliver a warning........

Perhaps there are other solutions that make more sense than mine. However, wishful thinking -- and its usual companion, thumb sucking -- is not among them. From what I [more]

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MrCheeryO replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:20 AM

Re: Kasich is no Moderate

I agree, I see no perfect candidates, not even close. As is the usual case. Depends on what you mostly focus on.

Kasich has a very good record in former rust belt Ohio. A real record, not the Scott Walker smoke and mirrors. [more]

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MrCheeryO posted to the Political Asylum board. 4:16 AM

The Economics of Feeling in Control

People "Participating" in Food Stamp Program.
1994...27,474,000
2000...17,194,000
2009...33,490,000
Apr 2015......45,438,832, six years into a recovery.
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MrCheeryO posted to the Atheist Fools board. 3:54 AM

Protectionism Bad. Economic Freedom Good

People "Participating" in Food Stamp Program.
1994...27,474,000
2000...17,194,000
2009...33,490,000
Apr 2015......45,438,832, six years into a recovery.
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MrCheeryO posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:53 PM

Uber and BYD

Uber Inc said on Friday it struck a deal with Chinese automaker BYD Co Ltd to test a fleet of electric cars for its drivers.

The test program, which kicked off a few weeks ago in Chicago and could eventually expand to other cities, is the [more]

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MrCheeryO posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:42 PM

The Driverless Truck, Oil Sands Big.

Driverless trucks could mean 'game over' for thousands of jobs

The future may be closer at hand: Suncor Energy Inc. is working to replace its fleet in the oil sands with autonomous trucks “by the end of the decade.” The shift isn’t just in [more]

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