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How far in advance is the MLB National Broadcast schedule set? - ironsides
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 ...


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delete - ironsides
I'm a dumbass...


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Only 231k people gained insurance from ObamaCare - ironsides
[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...


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Great website to use as a baseline for understanding government spending - ironsides
[link=(http://www.usgovernmentspending.com/year_spending_2014USbn_15bs2n_00102030405060708090E0F0G0H001021213141516172124252627283132333435363741424346474849515254555665667172738182838485868788898A8B8C8D8E8F8G8H8I8J8K8L8M8N8O8P8Q8R8S8T8U97F1G1G2H1H2H3#usgs302)]I found this site that a lot of folks o...


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Greenspan actually warned about the housing bubble..... - ironsides
....[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.........


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It's official Franklin to Penn st - ironsides
Per fox sports 1...


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Great clip on our current state of affairs politically and economically - ironsides
[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...


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2 Questions I was hoping you guys could answer on the current Healthcare system - ironsides
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....


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Ok all kidding aside, thoughts on Rangers / Caps series: - ironsides
[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...


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How is Josh Harding not the biggest sports story of the week? - ironsides
[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...


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We need to put a stop to allowing "bail ins" of bad banks aka "the Cyprus plan" - ironsides
[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...


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Maybe the progressives are right, we do need to raise taxes, to 88% in fact... - ironsides
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...


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Cuomo and Bloomberg screw up anti gun legislation - ironsides
[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...


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Assumptions regarding the future of the country - ironsides
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 ...


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A trip down propaganda memory lane..... - ironsides
[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...


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NHL season schedules released..... - ironsides
[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...


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They should put Holliday in at DE - ironsides
That is all......


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Anyone else think Florida was just too tired after the first half? - ironsides
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. ...


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Buffett Tax will result in far less revenues than hoped for....... - ironsides
[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...


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A lot of our more liberal friends on this board are acting righteous. Why? - ironsides
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...


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133% of jobs created since January 2009 are self employed - ironsides
[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 ...


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OK. Obama won. Stop acting like it's a sporting event and start telling me how - ironsides
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...


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CNN Ohio Math based on recent threads - ironsides
Romney: 47 Obama: 50 Johnson: 5 WTF? The media literally can't add, no wonder why they have a liberal agenda :banghead:...


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When I was growing up in the 1980's we made fun of Russia because - ironsides
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. The...


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But Obama saved the Auto Industry!!!! - ironsides
[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]...


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Obama's . Other than being a teleprompter - anything positive? - ironsides
- Pro 1%: Pro: He increased banking regulation! con: But refused to enforce any-fricking-thing. Banks are free-er than they were under Bush. - Pro big business: Obamacare gonna kill small businesses - Anti-black employment: Black males are unemployed by an increase of 5% since Obama took office....


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Maybe instead of hiring more teachers we just use the ones we have? - ironsides
[link=(http://nyp.st/OVbiSQ)]100k+ a year for not showing up for any reason [/link] [quote]It is a recurring problem that DOE employees disappear from assignments for long periods of time but continue to get paid,[/quote] Continuous problem in NYC - wouldn't be surprised if the same was happen...


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So - the Obama campaign borrows $15M - how does such an agreement work? - ironsides
I was just thinking about the Obama campaign borrowing $15M. Normally when a bank makes a loan, they are doing so under the assumption that the borrower can pay it back. $15M at a 2.5% APR is either $1.3M per month for 12 months or maybe it's 4 years in which case it is $330k a month? At any...


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An honest discussion on Obama's record......the MTV presidency. - ironsides
I really don't understand why many of the liberals / communists are so married to the idea of re-electing our current president. He's the most like the republicans that they love to hate than he is to other democrat presidents like FDR and Kennedy. For the record: - This administration has be...


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Pay inequality of women vs. men......... - ironsides
When I started my career I was making $65k working at Google. I found out one of my female co-workers was making $80k and I did more than she did. I got pissed off and left for another employer who would pay me what I thought I was worth. Question: Why is this even a political issue? Why don't w...


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