I have installed 2 new window type AC units in the past 2 years and neither one had a drain hole. I very carefully located a area near the back where drilling a hole would not hit any vital parts and drilled a small drain hole there. On high humidity days water pours out the hole. Without it the water would pool inside the unit and I'm sure it would be the perfect environment to grow mold. Why they don't install a factory drain hole is beyond me. The older units used to have them.
Deputy Knesset Speaker (Likud) MK Danny Danon called on Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Saturday night to destroy the homes of terrorists who are caught and convicted of their crimes.
The lone "terrorist" will be caught and convicted of "terrorism". Shortly afterwords his parent's family home will be bulldozed, razed, to the ground. Now if something similar happened in the USA: A young black man stabs a white man. The black man is hunted down, jailed, convicted of terrorism, and as further punishment, to keep his kind in line, the judge orders that the young man's parent's home to be destroyed, as a lesson of course to other black families to keep their young men from committing "terrorism".
Feel free to substitute any ethnic group for either black or white. Is this the sort of justice we want? Will it really prevent terrorism or will it lead to more terrorism?
the use of the term "unbreathable nitrogen". I know that the article says that but it's incorrect to state it that way. Nitrogen comprises over 78 percent of the air we breathe at sea level anyway. It's an inert gas that neither harms or benefits us. It is breathable and causes no harm by itself. It's the lack of oxygen that is the problem.
Instead of paying real firefighters they hope to save $500,000 a year by using slave labor. I thought only China did this.
They also save on police pay as the remaining firemen can do the job of watching the convicts. This could work out as well as the plan to use cons out on probation as farm workers after the new immigration law drove away most of the illegal farm workers. (It didn't and Georgia farmers lost millions this season due to crops rotting in the fields).
homeless families out of extended hotels.
AJC headline "City sees no room for hotel living Lawrenceville officials want 45-day limit on stays enforced"
Councilman Tony Powell 'snip' got involved once more when he noticed a school bus pick up 15 children at the Villa Lodge & Suites.
Powell said residents have voiced concerns to him about criminal activity at the hotels. He said cities have the right to make the distinction between a hotel and a home.
Powell has the support of the Lawrenceville Neighborhood Alliance, an influential group of about 80 households that thinks unregulated hotels could continue the drop in local property values.
If life wasn't hard enough for these families let's just kick them out on the streets.
Working the fields is damn hard work. I grew up in Alabama during the 50 and 60's. They still had a two week school break in the fall for "cotton pickin". I never worked so hard for so little in my 63 years. My hands were bleeding and my back aching. We were paid by the pound of cotton picked. Cotton is not heavy and 10 hours of work earned me less than $5. The only way they can get workers to do this shit these days for such crappy wages is to exploit illegal immigrants. These people are afraid to complain or ask for more pay else they get deported.
hiring criminals who are out on probation be offered jobs picking the crops in the field. Most of these people on probation live in the cities and have no experience working crops in the fields. Most of them wouldn't last a day on the job.
they work back-breaking jobs for low wages. The reason we have so many illegal immigrants is that no one else wants these shitty low paying jobs. If wages were higher then maybe we could get more workers who have legal status to work the fields. That won't happen as long as farmers hire illegals that are willing to work for low wages and are able to get away with hiring them. The only way to stop this is to punish the farmers hiring illegals, not the workers.
It would have to be enforced in every state to put a total stop to it, but then they wouldn't be able to find enough workers until they raise wages significantly above what they pay today. We would all have to pay higher prices at the supermarket, but that's the only way to put a stop to hiring/exploiting illegal labor.
Until there is a nation-wide enforcement of immigration laws the farmers that exploit illegals will have an advantage. Republican legislators that have passed these new laws are now finding that the mostly Republican farmers in their states are the ones who are complaining now.
the new law is running the illegal workers off farms from Arizona, Alabama and Georgia. They are going to states that haven't yet passed tough new immigration laws. They typically work for min. wage or less. Now the farmers will have to raise wages to get legal workers, raising fruit and produce prices. Farmers in other states will take up the slack and Georgia, Alabama and Arizona farmers will lose. Besides that there are few qualified legal farm workers to fill these positions at any wage. Criminal probationers are mostly unqualified to work the fields even if they could be enticed to take the jobs with higher wages.
State Survey shows over 11,000 farm jobs unfilled this year. Georgia's tough new anti-immigration law hasn't even gone into effect yet and the state's farmers are having their crops rot in the field due to a labor shortage. Nathan Deal (R), the governor, has proposed hiring probationers to fill the openings.
Guess maybe running out the illegals wasn't such a great idea, huh? Can you imagine city slicker criminals being bused down to south Georgia to work for minimum wage in the fields? It probably would take 3 to 4 of them to equal 1 Latin American worker's output. I bet the farmers that voted for Deal and his Republican legislature won't make that same mistake again.
28 April 1945, when the last fascist ruler of Italy met his fate in Milan.
seen both of them at the same time? I bet not!
to the sea. "....whereupon the deceased's body eased into the sea." from the deck of an aircraft carrier? More like a 150 foot free fall into the drink! His body would have been at terminal velocity when it hit the water.
to do what he did during the mortgage based housing collapse. Why he was never charged speaks volumes. I guess if your crime is so outrageous and it takes the US taxpayer to bail out the companies that were going to sink and fuck our economy then you can get away with. He created a new form of security based on sub-prime mortgages that he knew would go into default, then conned the Wall Street houses into buying them, then made side bets that would fail so he could collect the insurance on the defaults.
In the real world that is equivalent to insuring your neighbors house for more than it's worth that you rigged to blow up with explosives with your self as the beneficiary on the property, then wait until your neighbor trips the wire you set set to set off the explosion. You then collect the payout while the homeowner and the insurance company take the hit. It's called FRAUD but the scale of this was so big the government was afraid to charge you with the crime for fear of collapsing our entire economy.
Matt Taibbi did an outstanding job of exposing this fraud in his Rolling Stone piece: http://sites.google.com/site/disclosuredel... /
Mr. Paulson was the architect of this fraud and Goldman Sachs nearly went belly up over this CDO fraud.
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