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Comment Re:old news (Score 1) 112

The system has been in the garage for years, but the summary board always seems to display a high number for available spaces vs what you'll actually find on that level. I won't try to park on a level if the number's less than 250 as I'll have to hunt forever for a spot.

Corporations Hiring Hooky Hunters 610

No longer satisfied with your crinkled doctor's note, a growing number of corporations are hiring "Hooky Detectives." Private investigator Rick Raymond says he's staked out bowling alleys, pro football games, weddings and even funerals looking for people using sick days. From the article: "Such techniques have become permissible at a time when workers are more likely to play hooky. Kronos, a workforce productivity firm in Chelmsford, Mass., recently found that 57 percent of salaried employees take sick days when they're not sick — almost a 20 percent increase from statistics gathered between 2006 and 2008."

Comment Turner Diaries is racist trash (Score 1) 1141

The Turner Diaries were written by a former leader of the National Alliance, basically the modern KKK, it's complete racist trash. If you want a decent read of the history and gun culture of the US find a pdf of Unintended Consequences by John Ross. Its long but well worth it as it covers from ~1900 to ~1999.

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