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Has a certain trust fund baby made you question your stance on inheritance tax - 90proofprofessional
by "demonstrating" just how triflin' and unproductive trust fund babies can be? The troll threads are successful, this much is undeniable. But how effective is the over-arching meta-argument being made here? ...
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Obama admin just LITERALLY SAVED THE PLANET and our drinking water - 90proofprofessional
[link=(http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/21/us/politics/obama-administration-unveils-federal-fracking-regulations.html?_r=0)]Admin releases first set of comprehensive fracking regulations[/link]. [quote]WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday unveiled the nation’s first major federal regulati...
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Reminder: the Sequester was supposed to destroy between 0.7 & 1.8 million jobs - 90proofprofessional
Nice succinct chart with range of high-profile estimates: [img]https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CAd7d5FWsAA3aac.jpg[/img] If you want to click on those links, or to see a little bit of talk on how we should be thanking the Fed, [link=(http://macromarketmusings.blogspot.com/2015/03/ramesh-ponnuru-on...
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Hillary expresses "regret" about "any misperception of transparency issues" - 90proofprofessional
She looks like she might be being sincere. [link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xobY1Wx6Kls)]LINK[/link]...
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Walker update thread- a day should never pass without one! - 90proofprofessional
Today our hero's RTW bill drew rare direct comment and criticism from the President. Then Walker's all like WHOA WTF BRO GUESS I'M THE FRONTRUNNER LOL [link=(http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2015-03-11/scott-walker-maybe-we-re-the-front-runner-in-2016-republican-race)]LINK[/link] [qu...
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Rick Perry: "unemployment rate is a sham" - 90proofprofessional
I guess we're at the part where Republican candidates go overboard trying to out-dumbass one another [link=(http://money.cnn.com/2015/02/27/news/economy/perry-unemployment-rate-sham/)]LINK[/link] ...
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4Q GDP revised down: I am disappoint - 90proofprofessional
[link=(http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-02-27/u-s-gdp-grew-less-than-previously-estimated-in-fourth-quarter)]2.2%, down from previous 2.6% estimate [/link] so much for the strongest growth in a decade, or whatever it was that Obama called it...
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Media Matters has 45 researchers toiling round the clock to take down O'Reilly - 90proofprofessional
Pretty wild. [link=(http://www.politico.com/blogs/media/2015/02/media-matters-all-hands-on-deck-for-bill-oreilly-203178.html)]LINK[/link] [quote]David Brock has spent more than a decade trying to bring down Bill O'Reilly. When Brock launched Media Matters For America in 2004, the liberal watch...
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Wisconsin Senate passes right to work - 90proofprofessional
[link=(http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN0LU08K20150226?irpc=932)]LINK[/link] ...
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A student debt revolt begins - 90proofprofessional
So says the [link=(http://www.newyorker.com/business/currency/student-debt-revolt-begins?mbid=rss)]New Yorker[/link], at least. This story is centered around a girl who went to school to be some sort of home health worker coming around to refuse to pay for her training. [quote]In the fall of ...
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Vermont state auditor: Gruber likely padded consulting bills significantly - 90proofprofessional
Everyone's favorite Obamacare punching-bag now just getting abused. [quote]MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Massachusetts Institute of Technology health economist who made national headlines last year for talking about “the stupidity of the American voter” was a target Monday in a report from the Vermont s...
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The emerging democrat focus: "The Parent Agenda" - 90proofprofessional
Does the poliboard think the Republicans can offer the middle class a more compelling vision? [quote]Just a few years ago, one could be forgiven for wondering whether the liberal agenda had run its course. With near-universal health care — the unfinished business of the 20th-century Democratic Part...
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Obama admin abandons the 529 benefit cut proposal - 90proofprofessional
[link=(http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/obama-drops-proposal-to-cut-tax-benefits-of-529-college-savings-plans/2015/01/27/5f3f429a-a675-11e4-a2b2-776095f393b2_story.html?hpid=z1)]LINK[/link] [quote]President Obama on Tuesday abandoned a proposal to end a major tax benefit of popular ...
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What's the board's take on TOPS? - 90proofprofessional
Net good, net bad, never trainwreck, net giveaway to rich kids? Saw the article below, and realized I didn't have a real opinion. But I'm sure the issue will come to forefront quick given oil prices and the state budget. What says the board? [quote]State Treasurer John Kennedy is sending a ...
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College cancels Vagina Monologues because it's not trans-friendly - 90proofprofessional
Will anyone be upset by this? [quote]One college theater group is tempting playwright Eve Ensler to think outside the box. ( :lol: ) An all-women’s college in Massachusetts is putting its annual production of “The Vagina Monologue” to bed because students decided the play is no longer hot to tod...
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"So are you going to run for President?" Warren: "No." - 90proofprofessional
[link=(http://fortune.com/2015/01/13/elizabeth-warren-sheila-bair/)]LINK[/link] Lots of other stuff in there- sounds to me like she's trying to appear much less adversarial toward business. FWIW the interviewer, former FDIC chair Sheila Bair, clearly is a big fan of Warren's. Bair's intro: ...
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How the unemployed spend their time: American Time Use Survey - 90proofprofessional
[img]http://graphics8.nytimes.com/newsgraphics/2014/11/28/atus/84cd0ed24a011697ecce213794dab45b2ce39679/screenshots/lede-full.png[/img] Job search is at the top in green. Note that this is self-reported. [quote]Every year, the American Time Use Survey asks thousands of Americans to record a mi...
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How white entitlement marred my trip to a Ferguson teach-in - 90proofprofessional
Quoted part a bit long, but absolutely worth a read. This is seriously, honestly serious and not a troll. [quote]On Friday, I was on the train to New York to do a teach-in on Ferguson at NYU. Beats headphones on, lost in thought, peering out the window, I suddenly saw a white hand shoving my work...
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Krugman decides he's not convinced that inequality hurts an economy - 90proofprofessional
Seriously. He uses uncharacteristically soft language in his blog, but is quite dismissive of the standard arguments in his slides (linked below). See in particular the charts on slides 4-7, 10-11, & 13, where he shows just how unsupported all of these claims really are. Not sure why he's saying ...
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Here's some bad news that Landrieu will REALLY care about- - 90proofprofessional
some of her DC neighbors don't seem to like her very much. They're holding protests and put a giant inflatable pipeline in her yard. [quote]Environmental activists descended on the Capitol Hill home of Senator Mary L. Landrieu this morning to protest her renewed push for the Keystone XL pipeline....
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