Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 51695
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2018/07/21 [General] UID:1000 Activity:popular

2008/10/27 [Politics/Domestic/California, Politics/Domestic] UID:51695 Activity:nil
10/27   Tech layoffs
2018/07/21 [General] UID:1000 Activity:popular

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2013/2/18-3/26 [Politics/Domestic/Election, Politics/Domestic/SIG] UID:54608 Activity:nil
2/18    F U NRA: (Sandy Hook Truthers)
           This shit makes me weep for America.
        \_ I didn't see any mention of the NRA on that page.  Did you mean "FU
           Crazy Conspiracy Theorists?"  Or do you have this really great
2011/7/26-8/6 [Politics/Domestic/California, Politics/Domestic/Election] UID:54144 Activity:nil
7/26    Oregon Congressman David Wu says he's resigning - Yahoo! News:
        "Democratic Rep. David Wu of Oregon has announced that he is resigning
        in the wake of allegations that he had a sexual encounter with an
        18-year-old woman."
        Given that:
2009/8/29-9/9 [Politics/Domestic/Immigration, Politics/Domestic/President/Bush] UID:53308 Activity:nil
8/29    'For immigrants, Kennedy remained tireless advocate'
        'Kennedy remained an ally for immigrants and minorities, even though
         Massachusetts didn't have a sizable Latino or Asian population.
         "He had no constituency he was trying to serve, other than what he saw
         was fair and just," Mindiola said."'
2009/8/12-9/1 [Politics/Domestic/California/Arnold, Politics/Domestic/California/Prop] UID:53268 Activity:moderate
8/12    Thanks for destroying the world's finest public University! (The Economist)
        \_ Why not raise tuition? At private universities, students generate
           revenue. Students should not be seen as an expense. UC has
           been a tremendous bargain for most of its existence. It's time
           to raise tuition to match the perceived quality of the
2009/1/5-8 [Politics/Domestic/California] UID:52316 Activity:nil
1/5     He's good enough, he's smart enough, and doggone it, people like him!
        \_ Well, the Sec of State likes him enough to steal the election.
           \_ I guess the Republican leaning election board liked him too.
           \_ Someone had to win. The error measurement of an election is
              greater than the difference of votes in these cases, so it is
              basically a toss-up.
2009/1/5-8 [Politics/Domestic/California/Arnold, Politics/Domestic/President/Bush] UID:52318 Activity:kinda low
1/5     congrats, al franken.
        \_ Why are you congratulating him for theft?
           \_ welcome to the new government, when lawyers, not voters decide
              who rules.  I welcome our now obvious lawyer overlords.
              \_ New? You forget Bush vs. Gore.
              \_ They counted the votes according to state law. Franken had
2008/10/23-28 [Politics/Domestic/Election] UID:51656 Activity:nil
10/23   "Sarah Palin in 2012?"
        McCain can't even contain his own running mate.
        \_ Palin is far too loathsome to be shooed off the national stage
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           \_ She'll be great on The Amazing Race
2012/11/6-12/18 [Politics/Domestic/California, Politics/Domestic/Election] UID:54524 Activity:nil
11/6    Four more years!
        \_ Yay! I look forward to 4 more years of doing absolutely nothing.
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           of regress.
           \_ Can't argue with that.
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2010/11/7-2011/1/13 [Politics/Domestic/Election, Politics/Domestic/California/Arnold] UID:53999 Activity:nil
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11/2    California Uber Alles is such a great song
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7/22    Cast of "The Expendables" (2010):
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        \_ "I'll be back."
        \_ He is Leading By Example!  All you furloughed people, get jobs
           as Hollywood Extras!  So easy!
2009/5/19-25 [Politics/Domestic/California, Politics/Domestic/California/Prop] UID:53015 Activity:nil
5/18    How did you vote? I voted: No on 1A-C, and Yes on 1D-F
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2009/2/17-19 [Politics/Domestic/California/Arnold, Politics/Domestic/California/Prop] UID:52590 Activity:high
2/16    California is truly f'd for sure this time.  Can we find another pair
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        \_ It will only help if we get a governor with a spine, and get rid of
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2008/10/21-22 [Politics/Domestic/California, Politics/Domestic/Election] UID:51601 Activity:kinda low
10/21   why does Palin say things like 'my fellow alaskans were given
        the opportunity to finally vote on the possibility of an amendment
        to their constitution in this great state of Alaska!'?  it drives
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        \_ You don't know that this is the first time that citizens of a state
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2008/10/22 [Politics/Domestic/Election] UID:51639 Activity:nil
10/22   you know what's really funny.  Palin is the most socialist American
        governor there is.  Not that that is a bad thing.
        \_ COUNTRY FIRST
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2008/9/25-30 [Politics/Domestic/Election] UID:51300 Activity:nil
9/25    Palin stood out for ignoring Russian issues in Alaska
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Bookmarks + Twitter + Stumbleupon * E-mail * Print With the overall economy slumping, the tech industry is taking its fair share of hits. We'll keep updating the chart below as news of company changes comes in. affinity13 October 21, 2008 3:24 PM PDT The tech industry seems to be a flip of a coin. Some companies are still doing well (revenue wise, all are hurt if they are publicly traded), where as others are getting hit really hard. With out doing any real digging looks like mid and top tier software companies are weathering this storm better than online companies and hardware vendors. Again I haven't done any real digging to trend these markets. thepoetrydude October 21, 2008 8:17 PM PDT funny where I'm at. I went to college and got my AS in PC support/ repair etc and it doesn't amount to a hill a beans. Companies here are being flooded my tech graduates, if you will. with most of those going to kids willing to work for close to minimum wage w/ or w/o education in the field. People get hurt by this stuff and there's a lot of resentment against the executives who make it possible and the pundits who make light of it - I'd suggest you back off a bit. fdunn3 October 23, 2008 4:59 AM PDT I agree with "Galaxy5" in that "Body counts are never in good taste." No need for a detailed spreadsheet, just do an article on the company's press release. This not only hurts those affected but demoralizes those involved in the sector. Kind of reminds me of when the soldiers were looking through the dog tags of the dead in "Saving Private Ryan" and it started to become a game. BMacK13311 October 23, 2008 7:29 PM PDT How many of the companies not on this list make more than Obama's 250K per year? While your votes against his redistributionist tax plan might not protect your jobs (being in California), you have the media to lead a larger nationwide rejection of his arbitrary tax increase. according to the left) CEO's, and board members of your companies are going to have to cut costs to offset the tax increase. You might not make over the 130K of personal income that is the estimated threshold for his tax increase on individuals, but with his increase on your company, you might not make any money at all next year... solitare_pax October 24, 2008 4:58 PM PDT Those are some scary numbers - I hope some of the folks being shown the door will show their ex-bosses and come up with the next great thing which makes Apple, Google and Microsoft seems like second stringers. Unlikely, but then you never know what will come out of someone's garage... rksarkar_crri October 24, 2008 8:48 PM PDT When management people get upperhand compared to the technocrat, it is happen. Economy would be be stronger if basic industry and production system improve. A society can not exist if full freedom is given, little restriction is to be applied for future collapse. Country-wise the impact of economic Recession will vary, one should looks on this and thinks for future. rksarkar_crri October 24, 2008 8:51 PM PDT When management people get upperhand compared to the technocrat, it is happen. Economy would be be stronger if basic industry and production system improve. A society can not exist if full freedom is given, little restriction is to be applied for future collapse. Country-wise the impact of economic Recession will vary, one should looks on this and thinks for future. don544 October 25, 2008 2:17 PM PDT What is it I should worry about ,geek land and other white collars ignored the rest of the world when it happened . My governor Granholm a dem has run over 400k jobs out of the state and here is what she had to say at the beginning of it. 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