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December 27th, 2013 - 11:46 pm § in America

APPLESAUCE: Apple shareholders want their money!

Despite recent good news that Apple will finally be able to sell its phones in China, the company’s share holders are voting on whether to disburse $50,000,000,000 as dividends. Carl Icahn, a large holder of these shares,.  has urged anybody who does not want the money to raise their hands a[...]

December 27th, 2013 - 4:38 pm § in Misc.

Be wary of many end of year sale offers

By PETER KAMURI, The Standard, Kenya The end-of-year shopping frenzy is slowly catching up. This is the time of the year when everyone wants to shop and equally get the best bargains to save money by stretching the shilling to the maximum. However, only smart shoppers can get the best value for thei[...]

December 27th, 2013 - 12:59 pm § in Hypocrisy, Politics

N. Korea: family feud continues

   N. Korea’s leader ‘very drunk’ when ordering purge of uncle’s aides – report         The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, was “very drunk” when he ordered the execution of his uncle’s two aides, after they failed to hand over lucrative business to the military, a Ja[...]

December 27th, 2013 - 10:51 am § in Misc.

Why we need a wealth tax

Paul Allen’s Newest Toy (TANews, Seattle) Owning an Island, his own ugly museum, most of downtown Seattle, the world’s third largest yacht, and all that is left of Jimi Hendrix, three personal jets, some 7 mansions, apparently is not enough. TA has recently discovered that Paul Allen has[...]

December 27th, 2013 - 5:33 am § in The Ave Scene

Boeing workers vote Jan 3 .. what were they expecting for Christmas?

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Unionized workers at Boeing Co (BA) will vote on January 3 on the company’s latest proposed contract, according to a statement issued by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers just before Christmas, Cartoon is a mashup derived from work by [...]