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Outing Hillary's Wall Street Lackeys: Tom Nides and Robert Hormats

From The Guardian, "Hilary Clinton aides' Wall Street links raise economic policy doubts."

I am putting the names in bold: Tom Nides and Robert Hormats.

The person expressing "angst" about Hormats and Nides influencing a possible Hillary Clinton presidency is a Neil Sroka, spokesman for "progressive advocacy group Democracy in America." [Where has Sroka been during President Wall Street Obama's reign?] Read more about Outing Hillary's Wall Street Lackeys: Tom Nides and Robert Hormats

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Connecticut University Faculty Say "No" To Neo Liberal Crapification of Course Content and Online "Blended Ed"

Hartford Courant.

In the State of Connecticut there is pushback by professors against the effort to gut education out of the State University System in favor of privately-designed online crap courses. Read more about Connecticut University Faculty Say "No" To Neo Liberal Crapification of Course Content and Online "Blended Ed"

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NYPD Hyper Militarization Escalates with Bratton's "SRG" for Advanced Disorder Control

NY Post. Bratton Escalates and/or Formalizes Militarization of NYPD to deal with "counter terrorism protection" and "advanced disorder control." There will be "vehicles equipped with machine guns." This unit will be "operational by summer" (how conveninent!) and will be housed in NYPD's very own Counterterrorism Bureau. I had not known that one existed. Read more about NYPD Hyper Militarization Escalates with Bratton's "SRG" for Advanced Disorder Control

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Where's the Military Equipment to Deal with Santacon NYC 2014?

Throngs of frat people dressed in Santa Claus costumes have the run of the roads (yes, where the cars drive) in New York City. Read more about Where's the Military Equipment to Deal with Santacon NYC 2014?

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Los Altos Garage as Birthplace of Apple is ... a Myth!

Even faker than the Economics Nobel Prize ginned up by a Swedish bank.
NY Post.

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak ("Woz") told Bloomberg Business News that the garage was "something for us to feel was our home." Read more about Los Altos Garage as Birthplace of Apple is ... a Myth!

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Medicare Utopia Myth Still Prevalent among Waking Victims of ACA High Cost-Sharing

NYT. The Times profiles citizens who are realizing that the shiny "low" premiums they were PR'd to death to focus on by the Obama ACA PR Machine were meaningless, because high deductibles, narrow networks, out of pocket, cost sharing etc. Read more about Medicare Utopia Myth Still Prevalent among Waking Victims of ACA High Cost-Sharing

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WTF CALPERS and Private Equity?!

The mammoth public pension fund has raised the level of its allowed investments in private equity from 10% to 15%. (PEU Report)

So millions upon millions more of hard earned wage-worker dollars are - Voila - funneled to Blackstone, Carlyle and Apollo, mammoth players of the Gargantuan Wage-Looting Scheme private equity (formerly more accurately known as "asset stripping"). Read more about WTF CALPERS and Private Equity?!

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Citi Bike NYC (ALTA) Looting Customers Via "Late" Fees

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This (Obama) is our President?! WTF

Among so many other more substantive reasons. What is this, "I'm a Golf Homeboy"? Is he doing a video for MTV? This is the guy making a speech to Congress about why we're going to war with IS[IL][IS]?

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John Carley is a horrible human being (Hamptons edition)

Lackey to the Point-Oh-One Percenters attorney John Carley (his wife is ABC Anchor Pia Lindstrom, daughter of Ingrid Bergman) owns a summer house in Watermill, in South Hampton. Also in Watermill, and year-round, there is a Sisters of Mercy Convent. In July 2012 Sister of Mercy Jacqueline Walsh was killed in a hit and run while walking near the convent at the intersection of Rose Hill Road and Montauk Highway. Read more about John Carley is a horrible human being (Hamptons edition)

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Rx Scams: Are pharmacies refusing to give you back your hard copy prescription?

PART I - On the wholly arbitrary nature of drug prices in the USA.
Same medicine, same number of pills, same generic. At the CVS-Equivalent Pharmacy: $138.00. At "HealthWarehouse.Com" (US online pharmacy): $28.94. Because Markets?!

PART II - On a possible scam being pulled by Pharmacies wherein they take ownership of an original prescription with refills to grab onto the rent stream of the refills and prevent you from shopping elsewhere. Read more about Rx Scams: Are pharmacies refusing to give you back your hard copy prescription?

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