Jack Powers

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I'm interested in why the media behave the way they do (not that I've figured that out).

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Location: United States
Occupation: Engineer, No Organization (disorganized)
Interests: Telecommunications, technology
Expertise: Telecommunications, computers
Affiliations: IEEE
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Last Visit: Jun 28, 2015 - 11:41 PM PDT
Last Edit: Jun 17, 2012 - 8:55 AM PDT

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 29, 2015
Jack's Rating
3.5

NBC cut ties with real estate developer and TV personality Donald Trump and the “Miss USA” and “Miss ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 29, 2015
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 29, 2015
Jack's Rating
3.8

While the country was busy celebrating the Supreme Court’s long-awaited marriage equality ruling, the justices issued another ruling in the Johnson v. United States case ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 29, 2015
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 28, 2015
Jack's Rating
3.6

For all the excitement surrounding his grass-roots effort, Sanders still faces significant skepticism from party elites — and even from some of his supporters — about ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 28, 2015
Jack's Rating
3.9

Until a few decades ago, the powers that be didn’t take the threat of asteroids very seriously. This changed on March 23, 1989, when an asteroid 300 meters in diameter ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 28, 2015
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 28, 2015
Jack's Rating
3.7

Kuwait says the attacker who carried out Friday’s suicide bombing at a Shia mosque was a Saudi citizen. More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 28, 2015
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 28, 2015
Jack's Rating
3.9

Bernie Sanders has an unusual approach to fundraising: Do as little of it as possible. It’s a point of distinction for the independent senator from Vermont. But it ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 28, 2015
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 28, 2015
Jack's Rating
3.7

Suddenly social conservatives began to think the unthinkable: Is it possible that we’re now in the minority, with our freedoms subject to the whims of a hostile ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 28, 2015
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 28, 2015
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 26, 2015
Jack's Rating
3.6

While important legal and practical questions remain unresolved, with the Supreme Court’s ruling and broad public support, marriage equality is here to stay. Soon, it ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 26, 2015
Jack's Rating
3.7

above all the Republican National Committee — whose self-assessment of the party’s failure in 2012 urged the importance of appealing to nonwhite voters, especially ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 26, 2015
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 26, 2015
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 25, 2015
Jack's Rating
3.3

We’re now aware, thanks to Snowden, that Western intelligence agencies know almost no boundaries when it comes to spying on friends and foes. We also know that Western ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 25, 2015
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 25, 2015
Jack's Rating
3.6

The US Supreme Court has upheld a key portion of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law, preserving health insurance for millions of Americans. More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 25, 2015
Jack's Rating
3.7

The Charleston shooting changed the politics of the flag not because Republicans moved on the issue but because politicians were finally able to move where most Republican ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 25, 2015
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 25, 2015
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 24, 2015
Jack's Rating
3.4

Two men walked into Walmart—which also houses a Winn Dixie and Krispy Kreme—armed with a shotgun and sparked a series of 911 calls to the police department. More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 24, 2015
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 24, 2015
Jack's Rating
3.6

Documents released by Wikileaks indicate that the US spied on Jacques Chirac (L), Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande® More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 24, 2015
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 21, 2015
Jack's Rating
3.8

In Leverett, for example, voters in 2012 approved borrowing $3.6 million — nearly $1,900 per resident — for the town to lay fiber lines to 800 premises and connect to ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 21, 2015
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 21, 2015
Jack's Rating
3.6

A bill intended to reassert individuals’ Fourth Amendment rights when it comes to aerial surveillance operations was introduced in the Senate on Wednesday. More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 21, 2015
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 21, 2015
Jack's Rating
3.9

A conservative Washington think tank that opposed a federal ban of trans fats has also actively campaigned against climate science and environmental regulation, and is ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 21, 2015
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 21, 2015
Jack's Rating
3.5

A reporter for NPR discovered a strange new light … where there used to be only North Dakota grassland. The light is produced by a massive ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 21, 2015
Jack's Rating
3.8

Simply put, the top 0.1’s wealth is about to overtake the bottom 90 for the first time since 1929. The best part is that the top 0.1% wants to control ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 21, 2015
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 21, 2015
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 19, 2015
Jack's Rating
3.6

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jun 19, 2015
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