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Chipotle rolls out bennies, bonuses to hourly employees: The company is rolling out benefits reaching all of its 71,000 employees, including special cash and stock bonuses and enhanced paid and parental leave. Qualified hourly employees and salaried restaurant employees will receive a special one-time cash bonus of up to […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Dilatory

Joe Doakes from Como Park emails: The IRS has apologized for treating Conservative groups differently from Liberal groups . It’s not enough. The IRS under the Obama Administration intentionally engaged in viewpoint discrimination based on political affiliation. That’s the most fundamental of all First Amendment violations, and it was […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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The Shot In The Dark National Holiday

The Shot In The Dark National Holiday

The jelly beans are out. The delivery and accent are in place. The “Reagan/Bush ’84” sticker is in its place of honor on my car. It’s Ronald Reagan’s birthday today. The greatest president of my adult lifetime would be 107 today. But in these difficult times, after eight years […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Upgrade

Joe Doakes from Como Park emails: Some software comes in two versions: with ads, and without. It costs more to buy the “without” version but you don’t have to look at advertising. Comcast updated its Privacy Policy. They list all the information they collect about me – personal, billing, […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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A Good Guy With A Gun: Two Lives Saved?

A citizen with a carry permit interrupts a robber attacking a cop : “Had he not been in the right place at the right time, who knows what would have happened,” Cpl. Cory Waters told the media. “But he definitely stopped the attack from continuing and becoming much worse. […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Super Dud

All that fuss over the Super Bowl? All that Cold War era security downtown? It was supposed to make “us” money – right? Not so much, according to the NYTimes : Sports economists don’t view the situation quite the same way. They said the economic impact study for the […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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The Blog Can Drive

The Blog Can Drive

And for its sixteenth birthday vehicle, it chooses a 1968 Lotus 49. Shot In The Dark started sixteen years ago today. I was in my isolated basement cube at a doomed startup just about the time the dotcom bubble started popping. I read an article on Time.com about this […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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