| Political Talk|| Libs - Who should to pay attention to on your side for reasonable viewpoints? - ironsides on 8/13/14 at 5:41 pm|
A couple of threads have gotten me to thinking - there are awful media personalities out there. I pay attention mostly to conservatives because that's the way I lean. That being said, there are conservative personalities that I just won't listen to because I don't think they are very reasonable / us...
| More Sports Board|| Predict the members of the NCAA football top 10 on 10/1/2014 - ironsides on 8/12/14 at 3:15 pm|
Was perusing the current top 25 today and thinking about schedules, who do you think is really going to be in the top 10 once we are 4 - 5 games into the season?
Here's what I think - top 10 cluster, no particular ranking just the teams I believe will be in there:
Alabama - current rank #2, ca...
| Political Talk|| Pelosi has a meltdown on the floor calls rep Marino "an insignificant person" - ironsides on 8/2/14 at 7:12 am|
[link=(http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/pelosi-chases-republican-tom-marino-across-house-chamber/blogEntry?id=24815917&ts=true)]The decorum we are use to from the party of no class decorum[/link]
Here's what provoked it:
[quote]"You know something that I find quite interesting about the other si...
| Political Talk|| IRS made deal to scrutinize churches - ironsides on 7/31/14 at 11:04 pm|
[link=(http://news.investors.com/ibd-editorials/073114-711290-irs-deal-with-atheists-to-monitor-churches.htm)]IRS made deal with Atheist group to scrutinize churches [/link]
What in the f?? It's like the news is becoming more and more like the onion every day....
| 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...