| More Sports Board|| Portland winter hawks coach to the Penguins - ironsides on 6/26/14 at 6:49 am|
This is the best they could do? :lol:
On the plus side, very offensive minded.
Negatives: experience managing prima donnas, NHL...
| Political Talk|| California judge rules tenure laws violate student rights to an education - ironsides on 6/11/14 at 11:49 am|
[link=(http://globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com/2014/06/california-judge-rules-tenure-laws.html)]Another triumph of the american citizen over unions in the US[/link]
[quote]In a mesmerizing 56 minute closing argument, plaintiff attorney Marcellus McRae dissected the objections of the defense. A...
| Political Talk|| Digging beneath the unemployment numbers, where are the workers going? - ironsides on 5/19/14 at 11:07 am|
[quote]In the core age 25-54 age group, the population is down 1,053,000 but employment is down a whopping 4,614,000.
Thus, in the 25-54 age group, roughly 3,...
| Political Talk|| Interesting commentary on today's media and why we should be suspicious in GQ - ironsides on 5/13/14 at 10:52 am|
Thought y'all would be interested in this article on why we should question what we hear in today's media in this Glenn Greenwald interview:
[link=(http://www.gq.com/news-politics/newsmakers/201406/glenn-greenwald-edward-snowden-no-place-to-hide?currentPage=1)]GQ Greenwald Article [/link]
| Political Talk|| Widespread shutdown of flights in Western US cuased by U-2 Spyplane - ironsides on 5/5/14 at 10:07 am|
[quote]The Pentagon could not immediately be reached for comment.
NBC, citing unnamed sources, reported a U-2, a Cold War-era spy plane still in use by the U.S. military, passed through ...
| More Sports Board|| How far in advance is the MLB National Broadcast schedule set? - ironsides on 3/31/14 at 1:01 pm|
Just looked on the MLB.com site for national broadcasts. Do the teams that they choose for national broadcasts change over time or is it completely set right right now and if the Yankees suck they will still have them on 28 times regardless?
Seems like the Mets and Astros are the biggest losers ...
| Political Talk|| delete - ironsides on 3/21/14 at 11:38 am|
I'm a dumbass...
| Political Talk|| Only 231k people gained insurance from ObamaCare - ironsides on 1/19/14 at 6:13 am|
[link=(http://joshblackman.com/blog/2014/01/18/the-winners-and-losers-of-obamacare-only-11-of-people-who-signed-up-for-obamacare-were-previously-uninsured/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+JoshBlackmansBlog+%28Josh+Blackman%27s+Blog%29)]Only 11% of Obamacare enrollees w...
| Political Talk|| Great website to use as a baseline for understanding government spending - ironsides on 1/15/14 at 11:49 am|
[link=(http://www.usgovernmentspending.com/year_spending_2014USbn_15bs2n_00102030405060708090E0F0G0H001021213141516172124252627283132333435363741424346474849515254555665667172738182838485868788898A8B8C8D8E8F8G8H8I8J8K8L8M8N8O8P8Q8R8S8T8U97F1G1G2H1H2H3#usgs302)]I found this site that a lot of folks o...
| Money Talk|| Greenspan actually warned about the housing bubble..... - ironsides on 1/13/14 at 2:31 pm|
....[link=(http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-01-13/greenspan-warned-housing-bubble-his-phd-dissertation)]In his PHD dissertation....[/link]
We all live in a monty python skit.........
| Coaching Changes|| It's official Franklin to Penn st - ironsides on 1/11/14 at 8:43 am|
Per fox sports 1...
| Political Talk|| Great clip on our current state of affairs politically and economically - ironsides on 1/10/14 at 5:47 pm|
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/embed/QDfnIXXCOVE)]Dr. Marc Faber[/link]
Some food for thought on economic stimulus:
[quote]The federal government is sending each of us a $600 rebate.
If we spend that money at Wal-Mart, the money goes to China.
If we spend it on gasoline it goes to the Arabs...
| Political Talk|| 2 Questions I was hoping you guys could answer on the current Healthcare system - ironsides on 9/12/13 at 1:10 pm|
1) Who is being refused medical treatment today from any emergency room in the country?
2) If healthcare is so important to the uninsured, why don't they just go out and get a job that has health insurance? If you're not qualified to be a Barista @ Starbucks, I don't want to hear it....
| More Sports Board|| Ok all kidding aside, thoughts on Rangers / Caps series: - ironsides on 5/2/13 at 4:22 pm|
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vfFZOQWkawY)]Good video synopsis of my feelings about this series[/link]
In a nutshell:
- Both teams are hot in the last month, despite having a 0.450 winning percentage against playoff teams
- Edge on offense obviously goes to Ovechkin
- Edge on defense o...
| More Sports Board|| How is Josh Harding not the biggest sports story of the week? - ironsides on 5/1/13 at 12:59 pm|
[link=(http://sports.yahoo.com/news/nhl--wild-goalie-josh-harding-refuses-to-use-ms--last-minute-start-as-excuses-055213504.html)]Backup Goalie with MS has to start game, stands on his head, takes the best team in the league into OT[/link]
Minnesota Wild is automatically my second favorite team i...
| Political Talk|| We need to put a stop to allowing "bail ins" of bad banks aka "the Cyprus plan" - ironsides on 3/29/13 at 4:01 pm|
[link=(http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-03-29/i-went-sleep-friday-rich-man-i-woke-poor)]Check out this article[/link]
So far we've had:
1) A Bail-In plan punishing depositors in Cyprus
2) The Canadian government putting a Bail-In provision in their banking legislation
Your banking deposi...
| Political Talk|| Maybe the progressives are right, we do need to raise taxes, to 88% in fact... - ironsides on 3/29/13 at 10:20 am|
Downright depressing I tell you.
The total government budget for 2013 (includes state/local) is $6.3 Trillion dollars.
There are roughly 140 Million employed people in the united states.
That means the bill comes to roughly $45K per employed person to operate all government (includes sta...
| Political Talk|| Cuomo and Bloomberg screw up anti gun legislation - ironsides on 3/26/13 at 5:43 am|
[link=(http://nyp.st/YQPrey)]You can't make this stuff up...[/link]
Seriously it's a pretty big f up to make the law something that doesn't exist for current manufacturers. It shows what a knee jerk reaction this gun legislation is and highlights that they are probably missing a few big things (f...
| Political Talk|| Assumptions regarding the future of the country - ironsides on 1/20/13 at 6:53 am|
So as a nation we've been discussing gun control in a pretty heated debate the last few weeks. I think two of the main assumptions on the ban guns side are:
1) we have police that protect our lives and property.
2) we have a military that can protect us from invasion.
I then look at another ...
| Political Talk|| A trip down propaganda memory lane..... - ironsides on 1/19/13 at 7:43 am|
[link=(http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2008/09/26/paulson-and-bernanke-crisis-dream-team/)]WSJ article on the bright future due to the economic "dream team" from 4 years ago....[/link]
I guess one could interpret the phrase "dream team" as being so bat shite crazy thinking these guys can fix anythi...
| More Sports Board|| NHL season schedules released..... - ironsides on 1/12/13 at 11:56 pm|
[link=(http://www.nhl.com/ice/schedulebymonth.htm#?navid=nav-sch-month)]Jan Schedule Here[/link]
1/2 the country will get Pittsburgh / Philly for the season's first game (bunch of goons except giroux / crosby), and the other 1/2 will get a great game between Chicago and LA.
I know a lot of ho...
| More Sports Board|| They should put Holliday in at DE - ironsides on 1/12/13 at 7:39 pm|
That is all......
| SEC Rant|| Anyone else think Florida was just too tired after the first half? - ironsides on 1/2/13 at 11:08 pm|
I mean they have to be just absolutely spent after celebrating every damn play like they just won the superbowl and down 24-10 :lol:
Will Muschamp really had them prepared for this one, love the discipline. ...
| Political Talk|| Buffett Tax will result in far less revenues than hoped for....... - ironsides on 11/29/12 at 2:52 pm|
[quote]When Warren Buffett claimed that a lot of secretaries pay higher tax rates than the super-wealthy, JPMorgan's Michael Cembalest wanted to take a closer look[/quote]
[quote]The vast majority of taxpayers with adjusted gross income over $1 million and over $5 million have effective tax rates...
| Political Talk|| A lot of our more liberal friends on this board are acting righteous. Why? - ironsides on 11/9/12 at 11:46 am|
I've said multiple times before that this country is in serious, serious trouble and that you're acting like your team just blew out a 1-AA school in the BCS national championship or something instead of having thoughtful discussion on how to solve the problems of debt, budget, unemployment, low GDP...
| Political Talk|| 133% of jobs created since January 2009 are self employed - ironsides on 11/8/12 at 6:18 am|
[link=(http://globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com/2012/11/explosion-in-uncovered-employment.html?m=1)]Good analysis here.[/link] those job have no benefits and are low paying. This is not a recovery it is economic disaster.
Feel free to tell me how much better off I am than I was four years ago ...
| Political Talk|| OK. Obama won. Stop acting like it's a sporting event and start telling me how - ironsides on 11/7/12 at 1:29 pm|
he's going to improve things. He's already gone back on his Gay marriage stance. Abortion law hasn't changed in 30 years and it won't change now. Unemployment would be well above 10% if people who have given up on finding work were still looking. GM is showing signs of trouble again. All this and he...
| Political Talk|| CNN Ohio Math based on recent threads - ironsides on 11/2/12 at 3:33 pm|
WTF? The media literally can't add, no wonder why they have a liberal agenda :banghead:...
| Political Talk|| When I was growing up in the 1980's we made fun of Russia because - ironsides on 11/2/12 at 11:00 am|
Ironically we are becoming more and more like the country we used to make fun of because they couldn't get out of their own way - here's what I was taught about Russia in the 1980's:
They had a leader in Gorbechev that was occupied foreign countries.
They had a government-run economy.
| Political Talk|| But Obama saved the Auto Industry!!!! - ironsides on 11/1/12 at 3:15 pm|
[link=(http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2012-11-01/gm-channel-stuffing-soars-record)]Channel stuffing does not a turnaround make..... get ready for another Auto crisis....[/link]...