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iOS - the OS for #Oligarchs  :)
 
This is fascinating.

This article contains heap maps of where Android and iPhone users live, and concludes that "Android Is For People With Less Money".

Could the impassioned arguments of Android vs iPhone be another battle front of class warfare?

Another interesting find in the article: Japan and South Korea are the only two countries that see more revenue on Google Play vs the App Store.

http://www.businessinsider.com/android-is-for-poor-people-maps-2014-4
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"The housing dynamic in San Francisco raises the capital intensity of consumption. That contributes to an increase in the capital share of income and to the stock of wealth in the economy. Zoning restrictions are a tool of the oligarchy, effectively. I'm only one-fourth kidding. But they are; they are a means by which owners of capital extract an outsized share of the surplus generated by job creation."

I pointed out once before that this is whole housing thing in San Francisco is essentially the plot of Herbie Ridges Again http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071607/ - only now we are supposed to be rooting for the Oligarch Keenan Wynn.

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YESTERDAY the New York Times ran a piece on a brewing rent crisis in America:For rent and utilities to be considered affordable, they are supposed to take up no...
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"As a candidate in 2008, Barack Obama promised that if he was elected president he would not issue obscure declarations known as signing statements that thwart the intent of laws passed by Congress. " - http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/01/04/obama-embraces-signing-statements-after-knocking-bush-for-using-them.html
 
Obama decided to treat the law as mere advice. "Acts of espionage and terrorism against the United States and our allies are unquestionably problems of the utmost gravity, and I share the Congress's concern that individuals who have engaged in such activity may use the cover of diplomacy to gain access to our Nation," Obama said in his signing statement.

Then why sign it? At least have the courage to veto it.


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Please note that 77 of the "Racially Motivated Homicides" were Norwegians killed by Paranoid Schizophrenic Norwegian Anders Brevik in order to further his plan to save his people.
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If you were someone impressed by the idea that "Oligarchs control the US" idea, I give you this guy: Even with overwhelming support from a Billionaire, he still got voted out of office.

http://coloradopeakpolitics.com/2013/05/07/bloombergs-bucks-flow-to-morse-gun-grabbing-mayor-donated-heavily-to-1-backer-of-senate-president-front-group/
John Morse: I lost a Senate recall race because I believed we needed gun control after the Sandy Hook shooting – and I'd do it again
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+Daniel Higginbottom I honestly think it doesn't make that much difference. For one thing, there is massive spending on both sides. Secondly, as the Obama Campaign showed in 2012, the future is in targeted messaging - which isn't all that expensive if you do it right.

I just don't see how you stop it. And even if you did try to stop individuals, there are always organizations like this https://www.youtube.com/user/HealthCareGov 
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+Manny Brum I think exceptions should be made. There are some who don't but I think they are the exception.
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They should donate them to the Internet Archive, too - the more backup copies the better.
British Pathé, the U.K. newsreel archive company, has uploaded its entire 100-year collection of 85,000 historic films in high resolution to YouTube. The collection, which spans 1896 to 1976, compr...
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Funding for Moyers & Company is provided by the following Oligarchs: Anne Gumowitz; Carnegie Corporation of New York; Ford Foundation; The Herb Alpert Foundation, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; Park Foundation; The Kohlberg Foundation; Barbara G. Fleischman; and by our sole corporate sponsor, Mutual of America.

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"Ticket pricing will remain the same to the event — starting at $1,000 per person for the reception, $5,000 for a photo line with the president, and up to $32,400 for membership in the DNC Presidential Partners program. Here’s the invite."

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I found the perfect quote for those times when someone is ranting about Climate Change like this:

"And as I watched the deniers make their arguments, I couldn’t help thinking that I was watching a form of treason — treason against the planet."

I am going to quote this to them:

“If you hear that ‘everyone’ supports a policy, whether it’s a war of choice or fiscal austerity, you should ask whether ‘everyone’ has been defined to exclude anyone expressing a different opinion.”

Because this guy is supposed to be a genius or something: http://www.thenation.com/article/173593/why-was-paul-krugman-so-wrong#
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  • South Florida State College
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