Category Archives: United States

Is it Unrealistic for Women to be Lean?

Many women are participating in a campaign to criminalize the publication of Photoshopped pictures, claiming that it deceives women into believing that they can be lean. One YouTube video advocating these laws has attracted 16m views. Unfortunately, this displays an … Continue reading

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A Western Tanager Visits Our Yard

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Secession in the Crimea, Scotland, and California

President Barack Obama on Thursday said a planned referendum on the future of Crimea is illegal. “Any discussion about the future of Ukraine must include the legitimate government,” Mr. Obama said in a brief statement from the White House. “In … Continue reading

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Revolutionizing Health Care Without Obama

Martin Makary discusses how to improve healthcare in his book, Unaccountable: What Hospitals Won’t Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health Care. I excerpted some useful parts in the remainder of this post.

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Will Walmart shoppers support “Every Day High Wages?”

This video is a riot, especially the guy at the end! Only in the socialist USA!

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Chile Competing Against Europe and USA for Migrants

The moribund economies of the USA and Europe is driving some migrants to Chile, according to the Wall Street Journal: It sounds like the typical American dream for an immigrant: Each month, Marco Antonio Serna sends $500 to his parents, … Continue reading

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The Maltese Falcon Visits San Francisco

According to Wikipedia: The Maltese Falcon built by Perini Navi in Tuzla, Turkey is a ship-rigged sailing luxury yacht, commissioned and formerly owned by American venture capitalist Tom Perkins. It is one of the largest privately owned sailing yachts in … Continue reading

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America’s Cup in San Francisco Bay

All photos below courtesy of rulenumberone2 via Flickr.

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What’s the Difference Between a Partner and a Customer?

The Motley Fool reports: Hewlett-Packard (HP) now sees Microsoft as a competitor. For years, Hewlett-Packard and Microsoft had a strong partnership — but evidently, those days are over. The widespread backlash to Windows 8, combined with Microsoft’s decision to release … Continue reading

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President Obama Invests in Chile Solar

President Obama has invested $200m in a solar plant in the Atacama Desert in Chile using one of his venture capital funds, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (“OPIC”). The “Private” moniker is a fraud as it is wholly owned government … Continue reading

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