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Limited Time Blue Light Special On Aisle 5

We’ve all seen this movie, you know, the one where the company comes in or announces it “will stay” and the credits appear with all the tax abatements, grants, etc. 1,089 more words

Unspoken

Clint Eastwood may have his “Unforgiven” but Newark Ohio News Analysis has its “Unspoken.” The “Great Recession” (second only to the Great Depression of the 1930’s) officially ended in June of 2009. 740 more words

Of course you can take a shit!

On anyone who makes less money than you!

I have had some great jobs, a few bad ones and some OK ones. But if any of them have taught me anything, it’s that bank account levels are the A #1 best way to determine who you get to talk down to like a shitty 16 year-old with an attitude problem. 1,106 more words

Comedy

Community Investment, Er, Reinvestment Action

Transit Board may cut Sunday service: Director says money being lost with few people riding Jul. 10, 2014 by Emily Maddern
““We’re just trying to find a way to survive and not go broke,” he said. 164 more words

Game Of Thrones

Writing for the Associated Press, Wayne Parry reports that the Trump Plaza Casino in Atlantic City New Jersey will be closing (“Owners of Trump Plaza casino expect it will close”, 7-12-14). 735 more words

On Basic Needs: A Brooklyn-Based Reflection

This past Friday evening I was walking with a friend in Brooklyn and our walk took us deep into a Hasidic Jewish community in Williamsburg. It was about 10PM and the Jewish men were taking their post- Shabbat dinner walk around the neighborhood. 670 more words

Economics

Income Inequality in America

If anybody wants to place blame for the warped content of my brain (specifically the disproportionate amount of baseball stats in my head), a significant portion of the blame probably lies with Bill James. 1,221 more words