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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #161 on: July 11, 2012, 04:17:54 PM »
http://www.haaretz.com/business/first-in-line-for-summer-power-cuts-homes-offices-and-small-businesses-1.450322?localLinksEnabled=false

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The first group of customers to be disconnected when there is a shortage are private consumers such as homes, offices, small businesses and stores. These will be cut off immediately.

The group with the second lowest priority for continued electricity supplies - and which will be blacked out only in cases of a serious shortage - are light industrial plants with the ability to run their own generators as backup; as well as residents of the West Bank and Gaza. These areas "suffer all year round from many minutes of a lack of [electricity] supply relative to the rest of the regions," said the Electricity Administration.

Of course us paying customers will be first on the list to get cut off and if that's not enough only then do we cut off the arabs... grrr.  >:(

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« Reply #162 on: July 11, 2012, 04:26:25 PM »

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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #167 on: July 15, 2012, 04:00:05 AM »
http://money.cnn.com/2012/07/13/investing/jpmorgan-earnings/index.htm?hpt=hp_t2
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Is this the end!     http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/14/visa-mastercard-settlement_n_1673245.html?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl7%7Csec3_lnk1%26pLid%3D179123

Will be interesting to see how this plays out as far as stores charging consumers extra for paying with CC's.
 
Also, if the merchants fees end up going down permanently, I wonder if there's any chance that Paypal and their ilk will have to  lower prices for eBay merchants.. Doubtful, but I still wonder....

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« Reply #168 on: July 16, 2012, 10:03:04 AM »

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« Reply #169 on: July 16, 2012, 10:06:08 AM »
Tax Break Nears End For Online Shoppers
You have to Google the article name to work around there payed only system.

And that isn't such a bad thing if it keeps the bush tax cuts alive.
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« Reply #171 on: July 16, 2012, 10:40:48 PM »

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« Reply #173 on: July 18, 2012, 01:23:24 AM »
http://www.cnn.com/2012/07/17/justice/ohio-teen-drug-bust/index.html?hpt=hp_t2

An Ohio teen was running an over 3 million dollar drug ring. He started it when he was 15!!! I'm impressed.
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« Reply #174 on: July 18, 2012, 02:01:18 AM »
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« Reply #175 on: July 18, 2012, 08:11:58 PM »
This deserves a thread but I hope y'all read it. Its pretty epic!
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/saltlaketribune/obituary.aspx?n=val-patterson&pid=158526785#fbLoggedOut

My favorite part of his obituary

" Also, I really am NOT a PhD. What happened was that the day I went to pay off my college student loan at the U of U, the girl working there put my receipt into the wrong stack, and two weeks later, a PhD diploma came in the mail. I didn't even graduate, I only had about 3 years of college credit. In fact, I never did even learn what the letters "PhD" even stood for. For all of the Electronic Engineers I have worked with, I'm sorry, but you have to admit my designs always worked very well, and were well engineered, and I always made you laugh at work."
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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #176 on: July 19, 2012, 09:27:49 PM »
If you don't care why would you comment?
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« Reply #177 on: July 22, 2012, 10:24:40 AM »
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