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No. 1 swimming pool problem? It's number two!
Thu May 16, 2013
Good point. Every public pool of a decent size should have a couple lanes sectioned off for lap swimming. But lap swimmers do take up more space- you can fit perhaps 4 (not on a swim team all at the same pace) in a 25 yard x 2 yard lane.
How important is a college 'pedigree?'
Fri Mar 15, 2013
@OhioWire The "Big 10 morons" still think the Ivy Leaguers are snobs. And people from Cornell think people from Yale are douchebags. The best way to handle the prestige hierarchy is to pretend that it doesn't exist. But I still think that intellect and core competencies are important.
Supreme Court signals blood tests protected by Fourth Amendment
Wed Jan 9, 2013
MADD is extremely unhappy that the SCOTUS is going to protect the rights of the individual.
Morgan Stanley sued by ACLU for alleged mortgage bias
Mon Oct 15, 2012
You can't make this stuff up! First they complain about banks underserving certain neighborhoods, then they complain about the service they receive. I have an idea. Let's just ban mortgages. I think that's what these people want us to do.
Helmet law repeals raising motorcycle deaths
Thu Jun 7, 2012
Why do journalists and public advocacy groups consider it their job to protect people from themselves? I choose to wear all the gear all the time. Other people might not. That is *their* choice and *their* problem, not mine.
Florida 'Stand Your Ground' law could complicate Trayvon Martin teen shooting case
Tue Mar 20, 2012
But if it were in my house, I would use lethal force.
Role reversal: Employers say they can't find workers
Fri Jan 13, 2012
It's not about your education- it's about what you produce. Being an Art History major is wonderful, but nobody wants to pay for that. Get a degree that not everyone can obtain in a profession that requires skills that not everyone possesses.
Experts discount claims of U.S. deaths from Japan radiation
Wed Dec 21, 2011
But much, much less than 4% of those cases developed and caused mortality in less than three months. So Fukushima didn't *cause* cancers in the US. Those cancers had other causes. Hardly any cancers start and kill people inside of three months.
As home prices fall, more borrowers walk away
Mon Jan 9, 2012
If I borrowed from a fair and scrupulous lender, it all comes down to my ability to pay.
Jindal lends Perry a hand in Iowa
Tue Dec 20, 2011
Everyone is desperately trying to ignore an elephant named Ron sitting in the room.
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