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Nuclear Unicorn

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I can't help but think all of the angst over the UK/EU referendum is a bit overblown

It's not like the British navy will fire on Brussels or that trade won't normalize. Frankly, I'm at a loss to understand the market and currency response. It all seems much ado about nothing.
Posted by Nuclear Unicorn | Fri Jun 24, 2016, 09:43 AM (38 replies)

Should someone on a no fly-no buy list also be restricted from working in sensitive professions?

By sensitive, I mean a job that requires them to carry a gun or be in control of large amounts of hazardous materials or be in charge of passenger safety on planes, etc.?

I have no direct experience but it's my understanding a background check is required to obtain a hazmat endorsement for a drivers license and I can't imagine the value of forbidding someone from buying weapons if their job requires them to carry a gun.
Posted by Nuclear Unicorn | Mon Jun 20, 2016, 04:09 PM (8 replies)

IT'S TIME TO MAKE AMERICA GRATE AGAIN!




Who's with me?
Posted by Nuclear Unicorn | Wed Jun 8, 2016, 11:17 AM (4 replies)

Before any trigger is ever pulled there is a series of decisions

Suicides, homicides and even so-called accidents all require a series of deliberate choices. I am increasingly of the belief that if we confront that fact we will confront the causes of the vast majority of illicit gun uses and even instances where such things occur but do not involve the use of a gun.
Posted by Nuclear Unicorn | Wed Jun 8, 2016, 06:11 AM (10 replies)

I think we should all support our nominee

Posted by Nuclear Unicorn | Sun Jun 5, 2016, 02:15 PM (24 replies)

Is there a hashtag #ShitMyHusbandSays ? Because there ought to be.

I'm pretty sure "duvet" is French for "we're not selling enough bedspreads."
Posted by Nuclear Unicorn | Thu Jun 2, 2016, 08:45 PM (14 replies)

We need corporations. They give us jobs.

Have we gutted enough regulations? Have we shipped enough jobs off to overseas to despotic regimes to exploit the nearly enslaved locals? Are taxes carrying enough loopholes so only those who have armies of lawyers and accountants can succeed? Are enough sub-prime mortgages being aggressively sold so the properties can be swept up at fire sale prices and resold for 4 times the price? Are the insurance companies getting enough taxpayer subsidies for policies nobody can afford to use?

And let's not forget defense industries that put people to work -- or just kill off the surplus -- because the wars of choice are a-comin'!

Can you just feel the freedom and prosperity trickling down?

Posted by Nuclear Unicorn | Thu Jun 2, 2016, 10:59 AM (0 replies)

Survey: More than half of corporate CEOs prefer Clinton over Trump

Survey: More than half of corporate CEOs prefer Clinton over Trump

More than half of Fortune 500 CEOs say they would prefer Hillary Clinton to win the White House instead of Donald Trump, according to a new survey.

Fifty-eight percent of the CEOs said they would support Clinton, the front-runner for the Democratic nomination, while 42 percent would support Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, according to a survey conducted last month by Fortune and released on Wednesday.

“Big company CEOs tend to lean heavily Republican," the survey said.

"But most of the 500 operate on a global scale, and many disagree with Trump’s proposals for raising trade barriers. Some also have been rattled by his stance on immigration, or by his comments showing little understanding of public finance."

http://thehill.com/policy/finance/economy/281842-more-than-half-of-ceos-prefer-a-clinton-white-house


No kidding.
Posted by Nuclear Unicorn | Wed Jun 1, 2016, 11:51 AM (17 replies)
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