Monthly Archives: June 2016

How Sony, Microsoft, and Other Gadget Makers Violate Federal Warranty Law

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/warranty-void-if-removed-stickers-are-illegal “Warranty void if removed.” These warranty agreements and stickers exist almost entirely to help manufacturers maintain a monopoly on repairing the devices that they sell us. These stickers and clauses are illegal under a federal law passed in 1975 called … Continue reading

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CLINTON SUPPORTS TPP vs. BREXIT

The Democratic platform writing committee has voted not to oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) 2016 CLINTON VS TRUMP The Democratic platform writing committee has voted not to oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Democratic challenger Hillary Clinton is only “pretending” to oppose … Continue reading

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#BREXIT: Who voted to leave = Blue

  Who voted to stay (yellow) and who voted to leave (blue) #Brexit

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Justice Sotomayor’s dissenting opinion in Utah v Strieff

The Right, and sometimes the Left, get myopic and target lock on the Second Amendment.  There are 9 others in the Bill of Rights.  This last week, the protections of one of those amendments was severely diluted.  Sonia Sotomayor wrote … Continue reading

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Culturally Constructed Ignorance Wins the Day

Culturally Constructed Ignorance Wins the Day June 27, 2016 2:06 PM EDT Barry Ritholtz http://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-06-27/culturally-constructed-ignorance-wins-the-day I spend much of my time shrugging off breathless news events. Ebola (now Zika), employment reports, Federal Reserve rate changes, government shutdowns, peak earnings and … Continue reading

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