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Don’t Panic! “Officially” It’s Just A Correction!

How many times have you heard or read this in Big Media the past few days? “Don’t panic. It’s just a correction.” Since it’s, “As seen on TV!” it must be good advice, right? “10% is an official correction,” the big media pundits tell you. Apparently, the 10% Rule was passed by Congress, signed by the President, and ratified by the…

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Rigor Mortis Of The Robo-Machines


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