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Americans Are Paying Apple Millions to Shelter Overseas Profits

February 28th, 2017 No comments
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Why Trump Tariffs on Mexican Cars Probably Won’t Stop Job Flight

February 28th, 2017 No comments

Auto jobs pile up south of the border

Source: Why Trump Tariffs on Mexican Cars Probably Won’t Stop Job Flight

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Using marijuana to treat chronic pain might help cut down on opioid abuse – The Washington Post

February 27th, 2017 No comments

States with medical marijuana laws reported fewer deaths from opioid overdoses.

Source: Using marijuana to treat chronic pain might help cut down on opioid abuse – The Washington Post

Categories: Cannabis, Drug Policy, Drug War, Health Tags:

The Myth of the “Shabbos Goy” – Parshat Ki Tisa – Mitzvahs & Traditions

February 23rd, 2017 No comments
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Trump leak on softwood lumber confuses tricky file that costs $30M just to manage – Politics – CBC News

February 23rd, 2017 No comments

In the wake a report that Donald Trump’s transition team is considering adding softwood lumber to the agenda of future talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), information tabled in the House of Commons this week reveals the federal government has budgeted $30 million to manage the file this year alone.

Source: Trump leak on softwood lumber confuses tricky file that costs $30M just to manage – Politics – CBC News

Categories: Canada, Politics, USA, USA! USA! USA! Tags:

‘Greatest threat to democracy’: Commander of bin Laden raid slams Trump’s anti-media sentiment – The Washington Post

February 23rd, 2017 No comments

William H. McRaven, a retired Navy admiral, is the chancellor of the University of Texas System. He made his comment while addressing UT-Austin’s college of communication.

Source: ‘Greatest threat to democracy’: Commander of bin Laden raid slams Trump’s anti-media sentiment – The Washington Post

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Tim Harford — Article — How to catch a cheat

February 23rd, 2017 No comments

Should the rules and targets we set up be precise, clear and sophisticated? Or should they be vague, ambiguous and crude? I used to think that the answer was obvious — who would favour ambiguity ov…

Source: Tim Harford — Article — How to catch a cheat

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Legalizing Weed Has Done What $1,000,000,000,000 and a 40 Year Drug War Couldn’t – Counter Current News

February 22nd, 2017 No comments

The Mexican drug cartels are finally meeting their match as a wave of cannabis legalization efforts drastically reshapes the drug trafficking landscape in the United States. It turns out that as states legalize cannabis use…

Source: Legalizing Weed Has Done What $1,000,000,000,000 and a 40 Year Drug War Couldn’t – Counter Current News

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The evidence for vaccine safety is abundant. That will be $100,000, please. – The Washington Post

February 20th, 2017 No comments

Robert De Niro and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. say they’ll pay for proof of vaccine safety. Here it is.

Source: The evidence for vaccine safety is abundant. That will be $100,000, please. – The Washington Post

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Traffic Signal Timing Manual: Chapter 5 – Office of Operations

February 19th, 2017 No comments
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