Monthly Archives: October 2011

Jewish Students Create Fire Hazard By Leaving Ovens On All Day

via Diamondback Online. When sophomore English major Danielle Goss kept her oven on Oct. 20 while she wasn’t using it, she wasn’t trying to create a fire hazard — she was trying to cook food while still observing a religious … Continue reading

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UW-Madison Atheists Send An E-mail To Every Student And Get Some Fun Responses

Via AHA! (Atheists, Humanists & Agnostics at University of Wisconsin – Madison) Today, we sent out a mass email to all of the 40,000 – 50,000 students on campus.  This is a service provided to all registered student organizations willing … Continue reading

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IRS Raises 2012 401(k) Limit To $17,000

NOTE:  This post is part of an ongoing education series.  This information is for educational purposes only.  This information does not constitute investment advice.  No rational person would make investment decisions based on a blog post.  Please consult with your financial advisor … Continue reading

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The Darwin Economy: Liberty, Competition, and the Common Good – Robert Frank

via The Diane Rehm Show. For centuries, economists have believed in the power of Adam Smith’s “invisible hand” to steer the markets. But the global financial crisis and a rising income gap has many reconsidering Smith’s theory: that competition channels … Continue reading

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For President – I May Choose The Candidate From Massachusetts

I want Elizabeth Warren to run for president.  Below is some text from Mother Jones.  It appears that she is getting really popular. This is a photo of a volunteer meeting for Elizabeth Warren, who is leading the race for … Continue reading

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Penn Jillette Creates Atheist 10 Commandments

Via USA Today. 1. The highest ideals are human intelligence, creativity and love. Respect these above all. 2. Do not put things or even ideas above other human beings. (Let’s scream at each other about Kindle versus iPad, solar versus … Continue reading

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