Archive | August, 2007

Apple needs to pay us millions of dollars

Earlier this month Apple Computer was sued for patent infringement for the idea of having a light on the cord of a power adapter. Said his lawyer, "They pay us millions of dollars, that’s the next step."
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Bailout of homeowners

The Associated Press reports that the President is considering options to bail out sub-prime lendees.
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Democrats Best for Business

This story from the July 9, 2007 issue of Fortune. The cover has in tiny letters the following quote from Sen. Clinton, "CEOs and other business leaders ‘know I’m trying to figure out how we can have a shared prosperity.’"
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African government's price controls lead to two deaths

Once again, a government’s attempt to control the market cause death and destruction. This from the Boston Globe.
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Schools spend more on special needs than gifted and talented

First in Time, then in The Wall Street Journal we read that in the United States, schools are spending 10 times more on special needs children than on gifted and talented children despite the fact that the percentages individuals in these groups are almost the same.
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Is John Galt Shrugging?

Now this from New York City: Scaffolding collapse at NYC fire site injures 4 Read a few paragraphs in to find: The main contractor taking down the building has also been dropped from the job. Project manager Bovis Lend Lease sent a default notice Wednesday to John Galt Corp., giving Galt five days’ notice before […]
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Google owes journalists

This article from the San Francisco Chronicle argues that Google should have to pay "reparations" to journalists because the author believes they are putting them out of work. "It stands to reason that Google and corporations like it, who indirectly benefit so enormously from the expensive labor of journalists, should begin to take on greater […]
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