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What's this Monty Python sign doing in the middle of Sulphur Springs, Texas?

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tedgould
12 hours ago
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Now I kinda want to walk across the street and go to the bathroom in Sulphur Springs, Texas.
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New grades for Texas schools released today. How did your district do?

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tedgould
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The only 'F' grades belonged to charter operators. The schools get shut down but none of the executives are liable and the state will have to try and recover those kids education.
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The story of Grace Hopper (aka Amazing Grace)

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I’m a big fan of Grace Hopper and I wanted to pay tribute to this rarely recognized pioneer. She always fought the status quo and the people that love to say “We’ve always done it this way”.

I hope you find her story, illustrated in this comic, as motivating as I do.

This comic was originally published here.

The post The story of Grace Hopper (aka Amazing Grace) appeared first on Stanley Colors.

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tedgould
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Illustrated history of Grace Hopper
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The U.S. tech industry must stand with the military

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tedgould
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Palmer Luckey justifying moving to defense contracting and trying to still have employees. The problem with his argument is that the US use of force lately hasn't been magnanimous and currently our president is trying to befriend dictators. These things matter, and people should choose to work for good, what they're voicing is a vote on the choices of the politicians in charge.
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The Koch vision is about breaking down political barriers to improve people's lives

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tedgould
6 days ago
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Uhm, could Trump be changing the Koch brothers? I find it hard to believe, but this is very different rhetoric than their supporters typically provide.
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aprillikesthings: The USPS is the fastest, cheapest, and most...

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aprillikesthings:

The USPS is the fastest, cheapest, and most accurate mail service on the planet last I heard, and is the biggest employer of veterans in the entire country. 

On top of that, mail carriers: 
-have wages that top out at over $30 an hour (and their wages go up in predictable steps based on how long they’ve been with the USPS)
-have excellent benefits, including a shit-ton of vacation time, plus a pension, and they can retire after thirty years

But they also have one of the oldest, biggest, strongest unions in the country. That must piss off Republicans so much

Also, side note: they take zero taxpayer dollars. They’re entirely funded by postage. 

(”But I heard they were doing terribly!” They’re not. Congress saddled them with pre-funding their retirement 75 years out to intentionally put them in the red and make them look bad. I’m not joking or exaggerating. There’s tons of info, but here’s the USPS’s own info: https://about.usps.com/who-we-are/financials/annual-reports/fy2010/ar2010_4_002.htm )

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tedgould
9 days ago
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Always surprised when people speak poorly of the USPS.
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dukeofwulf
8 days ago
This happened walking distance from my house: http://www.wbrz.com/news/usps-investigating-mail-found-in-storm-drain/ -- Also, we've had issues with the mail delivery coming well after dark, if at all. When we called to complain, they didn't really seem to care.
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emdeesee
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There's a lot of there there.
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