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The Donald on Twitter, Vaccine Truther - 90proofprofessional
BUILD A WALL TO STOP ALL VACCINATIONS [quote]@realDonaldTrump Healthy young child goes to doctor, gets pumped with massive shot of many vaccines, doesn't feel good and changes - AUTISM. Many such cases! [/quote] [link=(https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump/status/449525268529815552?lang=en)]LINK[/l...
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Trump twitter post: unprovoked assault *OF PERSONAL INSULTS* on Rand - 90proofprofessional
[quote]?@realDonaldTrump Truly weird Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky reminds me of a spoiled brat without a properly functioning brain. He was terrible at DEBATE! [/quote] Wow what a fatheaded dildo [link=(https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/630901938608017413)]LINK[/link] ...
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Initial data suggesting strong employment damage from L.A. minimum wage hike - 90proofprofessional
[link=(https://www.economy.com/dismal/analysis/datapoints/256050/Troubling-Signs-of-Minimum-Wage-Damage-in-Los-Angeles/)]LINK[/link] [quote]The [b]recent spate of local minimum wage hikes around the country is generating a lot of new data for economists to study, but so far I’ve been hesitant to fo...
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So what other candidate's supporters does Trump have a shot at gaining? - 90proofprofessional
Cruz? Can he woo anyone else, or is he limited to the bitter MRA demo? :dunno: ...
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Does anyone remember the time Herman Cain led GOP polls? - 90proofprofessional
[link=(http://www.nbcnews.com/id/44881446/ns/politics-decision_2012/t/nbcwsj-poll-cain-now-leads-gop-pack/)]Good times[/link]...
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Lost in all the Trump stupidity is the outsized performance of these candidates - 90proofprofessional
I'm pretty sure Citizens United and/or the Koch Bros are to blame. [link=(https://twitter.com/ppppolls/status/628614327189262337)]Public Policy Polling[/link] [img]https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CLlKRLLWUAAQ7-7.png:large[/img]...
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Bernie woos Ezra Klein - 90proofprofessional
"Open borders? No, that's a Koch brothers proposal." Who agrees with Bernie? [img]https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CLADsQNXAAUpOFC.png width=400[/img] Ezra goes on to ask if it wouldn't make many global poor richer, after "But it would make..." [link=(http://www.vox.com/2015/7/28/9014491/ber...
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Class action suit filed against WalMart for discrimination - 90proofprofessional
[link=(http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/wal-mart-accused-sex-bias-class-action-lawsuit-32438738)]LINK[/link] [quote]A Massachusetts woman filed a class-action lawsuit Tuesday accusing Wal-Mart of wrongly denying employee benefits for same-sex spouses. Jacqueline Cote says Wal-Mart repeatedly...
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FRBNY: federally-subsidized loans heavily impacting tuition prices - 90proofprofessional
And so are Pell Grants & unsubsidized loans, but to a lesser degree. Just some boring empirical confirmation of something many would say is common sense: [quote]We find a [b]passthrough effect of Pell Grants and subsidized loans on sticker price tuition of about 55 and 65 cents on the dollar, res...
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Libs, surveying the smoldering ashes of America: "Well, we did it!" - 90proofprofessional
[img]http://media.giphy.com/media/PkpNegWQXfm5W/giphy.gif[/img] And what does the future hold for our dear republic? NAFTA^2? Corporation-people?...
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Is it weird if a group like BR Area Chamber champions Medicaid expansion? - 90proofprofessional
I'd have thought so, but I saw [link=(https://twitter.com/BRAC_BatonRouge/status/613437768744706048)]this[/link] earlier: [quote]?@BRAC_BatonRouge Welcome new BRAC investor, Department of Health and Human Services! @HRSAgov [/quote] HRSA is an agency under Health & Human Services- fed money b...
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Hating NSA bulk collection = white privilege - 90proofprofessional
Per former FBI agent of Pakistani descent: [link=(http://www.salon.com/2015/06/01/what_if_rand_paul_were_muslim_the_white_privileged_assumptions_behind_his_patriot_act_principles/)]What if Rand Paul were Muslim? The white, privileged assumptions behind his Patriot Act “principles” [/link] [quot...
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National Wealth vs Belief in Evolution - 90proofprofessional
The fact that we're so rich yet such an outlier here can ONLY be explained by american exceptionalism :lol: [img]http://www.calamitiesofnature.com/archive/559.jpg[/img] Not much else at the source but here it is anyway: [link=(http://www.calamitiesofnature.com/archive/?c=559)]LINK[/link]...
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Prosecutor: "I can still beat you in civil court. I can still take your stuff." - 90proofprofessional
Seems like we have a problem with how our laws are enforced. :casty: [quote]When the cops raided Ginnifer Hency’s home in Smiths Creek, Michigan, last July, “[b]they took everything,” she told state legislators on Tuesday, including TV sets, ladders, her children’s cellphones and iPads, [u]even h...
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Impressive new study DESTROYS narrative of CEO pay driving inequality trends - 90proofprofessional
[link=(https://www.economy.com/dismal/analysis/datapoints/254706/Inequality-Is-More-About-Successful-Firms-Than-Successful-People/)]LINK[/link] Apparently the truth is that certain companies (and maybe industries) have really been pulling away. [quote]A common story about rising income inequa...
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Can someone explain to me why I can't use Adobe stuff with Chrome lately - 90proofprofessional
Since the last Chrome update, I can't use my Reader plugin for opening PDFs in browser, which I liked. Looking around I see that it's an issue of NPAPI support. No idea about the technical aspects of that. Now I'm getting warnings that certain sites are using a plugin that will soon be unsupporte...
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Buffett weighs in on min wage: MW=suck, EITC=awesome - 90proofprofessional
Is his analysis sound? [quote]I may wish to have all jobs pay at least $15 an hour. But that minimum would almost certainly reduce employment in a major way, crushing many workers possessing only basic skills. Smaller increases, though obviously welcome, will still leave many hardworking Americans ...
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Does PT feel as strongly about overtime pay rules as it does about min wage law? - 90proofprofessional
Looks like DOL is about to raise the overtime exemption from about $455/week to $984/week. That's basically a generous inflation adjustment for the 1975 threshold. [link=(http://money.cnn.com/2015/02/15/pf/overtime-pay/)]LINK[/link] [quote]The way it works now, companies can avoid paying OT to...
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CATS doesn't have enough buses and needs money y'all - 90proofprofessional
[link=(https://www.businessreport.com/article/cats-board-consider-six-month-lease-refurbished-buses)]LINK[/link] [quote]A Capital Area Transit System committee is recommending that the full CATS board approve this afternoon a short-term lease of 10 refurbished buses to help the system manage a f...
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Obama being attacked for sexism against Liz Warren in trade bill disagreement - 90proofprofessional
This is just bizarre: [link=(http://www.politico.com/story/2015/05/sherrod-brown-barack-obama-gender-role-elizabeth-warren-spat-117866.html)]LINK[/link] [quote]Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown, one of the top Democratic opponents of President Barack Obama’s trade agenda, criticized Obama on Tuesday for what...
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