| Political Talk|| Obama to propose more taxes on the rich - TigerTattle on 1/17/15 at 11:11 pm|
1.Capital gains to 28%
2.capital gains taxes on inheritances (securities at the time they're inherited)
3.a fee on financial firms with assets over $50 bil
His plans for the proceeds:
give families a new tax credit of up to $500 (income under 210,000) when both spouses ...
| Political Talk|| State Legislators Announce Coalition To Prevent Gun Violence - TigerTattle on 12/10/14 at 10:26 am|
Header is the title of the article.
A better title would be: State Legislators Announce Coalition To Enact More Stringent Gun Control
Leaving this here for those interested. Got work to do today. :cheers:
[quote]State Legislators from across the U.S. announced the creation of a nonpart...
| Political Talk|| Immigration dispute erupts at White House lunch - TigerTattle on 11/8/14 at 7:27 am|
The more things change. . . .
[quote]The aide said at one point as House Speaker John Boehner was making an argument on immigration, Obama responded that his patience was running out and Vice President Joe Biden interrupted to ask how long Republicans needed. Obama angrily cut Biden off, the aide...
| Political Talk|| You Can't Buy Health Insurance. Anywhere. After April. - TigerTattle on 4/5/14 at 7:41 am|
After April, it's no longer available for year-round purchase. You can't switch plans, either. Not until Nov 15. Some temporary plans "may" be offered, but they won't cover pre-existing conditions and won't exempt purchasers from the O'care penalty--er, fine--er, tax.
Limited exceptions apply:...
| Political Talk|| Do You Have a Republican Name? - TigerTattle on 3/7/14 at 2:01 pm|
Rex comes in at #6. :lol:
If you're not in the top ten, you can look up your own name [link=(http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/27/...
| Political Talk|| Obamacare Tax Quietly Finalized Over Thanksgiving Weekend & Other O'Care News - TigerTattle on 12/5/13 at 2:50 pm|
[link=(http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/12/05/obama-tries-to-quell-youth-revolt/?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmaing14%7Cdl2%7Csec3_lnk1%26pLid%3D415000)]LINK[/link][/link][quote]The Obama administration quietl...
| Political Talk|| Momentous Supreme Court Decision Coming: What are clothes? - TigerTattle on 11/10/13 at 12:10 pm|
[link=(http://www.stylelist.com/read/the-supreme-court-wrestles-with-the-question-what-are-clothes/?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl29%7Csec3_lnk1%26pLid%3D403478)]LINK[/link][quote]New technology in what we wear has started to raise the question of garments versus gear, and what that means.
| Political Talk|| Another Obamacare Deadline Blunder Is Worrying Democrats - TigerTattle on 10/31/13 at 12:20 pm|
[quote]According to an Affordable Care Act timetable established by administration officials, early next October insurance companies will announce their new menu of health care plan...
| Political Talk|| If you need a little humor: BoSox, Obama & Game 6 - TigerTattle on 10/30/13 at 6:19 pm|
[quote]First he ruins the health care system. Now he wants to come in and wreck the World Series.
Say it ain’t so, B.O.
How can we miss this guy when he won’t go away?
Yesterday, the White House was dithering back and forth over whether to go to Game 6 tonight. They haven’t been this confus...
| Political Talk|| 2017 - Vermont to Roll Out Universal Healthcare - TigerTattle on 10/28/13 at 12:30 pm|
Vermont, most liberal state in the US, plans a
[quote]2017 launch of the nation's first universal health care system, a sort of modified Medicare-for-all that has long been a dream for many liberals.[/quote]
This liberal dream-come-true [quote]combines universal coverage with new cost controls in ...
| Political Talk|| Dem Super Pac "Temper Tantrum" Boehner Ad to Air During Sunday Football - TigerTattle on 10/5/13 at 9:00 pm|
video at link
[quote]The spot by House Majority PAC, a Democratic super PAC, features a close-up of a baby crying, with a narrator saying, "Speaker John Boehner didn't get his way on shutting down health care reform. So, he's shut down the government and hurt the economy."[/quote][quote]The group...
| O-T Lounge|| PSA: State Farm raising Homeowner rates again - average 8.7% - TigerTattle on 10/2/13 at 6:40 am|
They had asked for a 15.2% increase.
[link=(http://theadvocate.com/home/7199296-125/state-farm-raising-la-homeowner)]LINK[/link][quote]State Farm customers in East Baton Rouge Parish will see rates increase an average of 7.5 percent, according to the Louisiana Insurance Department.
| Political Talk|| 25% of Uninsured Won't Buy Insurance - Gallup Poll - TigerTattle on 9/30/13 at 10:16 pm|
36% won't use the exchanges
Less than half the uninsured, 48%, say they will use the exchanges for insurance
Lack of familiarity with the exchanges is getting the blame, especially for the young
[quote]Twenty-five percent of uninsured Americans say they will pay a fine rather than purchase ...
| Help Board|| Tech Support - Smart Snake Tech Services - TigerTattle on 8/31/13 at 11:24 am|
eta: Nevermind. Google finally produced verification it's a scam.
Just got a call from someone at the above, saying they work for Windows and that one of our computers has disabled some "important" Microsoft services programs that run in the background, also that some foreign addresses are on ...
| Help Board|| FYI Tigerdroppings / Symantec / Norton Problem - TigerTattle on 8/8/13 at 5:53 pm|
Kept getting a Symantec message page that said Poliboard or Rant or even help board was a fraudulent web page.
Contacted Norton Symantec and was told this:
[quote]currently we have experiencing multiple contacts regarding this issue. We are now coordinating with the concerned department for ...
| Political Talk|| Nancy Grace - Possible Murder Plot - TigerTattle on 7/24/13 at 11:17 pm|
Ok, how many of you want to say, "Curses!" :lol:
[quote]Tweeting about tying Nancy Grace to a tree, stripping her naked and slitting her throat land...
| Political Talk|| Bill Clinton - Obama would be "fool" and "wuss" not to get involved in Syria - TigerTattle on 6/13/13 at 10:43 am|
Survey says 80% of US is against involvement in Syria, but, but, says Bill ... they don't actually mean "No!"
Besides, he doesn't [i]think[/i] Syria is "necessarily" Iraq or Afghanistan
[quote]... arguing that Obama's hesitance to get involved in the lengthy conflict could end up making ...
| Political Talk|| The Domestic Spying - An informative Q&A from AP - TigerTattle on 6/8/13 at 7:18 am|
| Political Talk|| The $94 or $96 Billion Farm Bill - 80% for Food Stamps - TigerTattle on 6/3/13 at 12:28 pm|
Senate version = $96B
House version = $94B
80% Food Stamps
15% Farm and Crop Insurance Subsidies
5% conservation, rural development, renewable energy and other farm programs.
A few widdle cuts
[quote]Q: Why are food stamps in the farm bill?
A: The Agriculture Department oversees t...
| Political Talk|| Holder to Meet with Washington Bureau Chiefs re Criticism --- Off The Record - TigerTattle on 5/29/13 at 4:19 pm|
Eric Holder To Meet With Washington Bureau Chiefs Amid Leak Investigation Criticism
[quote]The news of a meeting between Holder and the bureau chiefs comes amid widespread criticism from journalists and civil liberties advocates over the DOJ's seizure of Associated Press phone records and an ac...