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CNN Loses all credibility - "Sharpton hosts a top-rated news show..." - C
http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/09/opinion/louis-al-sharpton/index.html?hpt=hp_bn7 [quote]Back in the 1980s, he was a street agitator with a relentless hunger for media attention. [b]Today he hosts a top-rated national television show[/b] and a three-hour radio talk show that airs in dozens of markets...


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Work Gap - Men work 13% more than women - Should they get paid overtime? - C
http://jobsearch.about.com/od/faqs/fl/average-hours-week.htm [quote]Men worked an average of 41 hours per week. Woman worked an average of 36.2 hours per week in paid employment.[/quote] I don't think men are being fairly compensated for their work load above and beyond what women are working....


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With which international leader does Obama have the best relationship? - C
Bush, for good or bad, had strong relationships with a few leaders. Relationships that he wore on his sleeve and you knew they were discussing critical international issues on a regular basis. Who does Obama have a strong relationship with that you know he is discussing his moves with? ...


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Syria/Turkey conflict impact russia's next steps? (turkey downs syria war plane) - C
http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/23/world/meast/syria-civil-war/index.html?hpt=hp_t2 With Turkey being a NATO member, this could get ugly fast if Syria and Turkey start a more active campaign against one another. ...


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Judge dismisses fine against commercial use of drone - C
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/03/07/judge-dismisses-faa-fine-against-small-drone-user/?intcmp=latestnews [quote]A federal judge has dismissed the Federal Aviation Administration's only fine against a commercial drone user on the grounds that the small drone was no different than a model aircraft...


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Who is legally in charge in Ukraine? - C
Putin claims that the exiled president was violently thrown from office illegally. Wiki seems to agree: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/President_of_Ukraine But just like anything, possession in 9/10ths of the law. ...


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Another Kennedy Acquitted of a crime they committed - C
http://www.cnn.com/2014/02/28/justice/kerry-kennedy-dwi-trial/index.html?hpt=hp_t2 Facts of the case not in dispute: She took 10mg sleeping pills She was driving She caused an accident She passed out on the side of the road She was acquitted because she didn't knowingly feel the effects ...


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SIAP: Pro-Job Lock narrative articles have begun - C
http://money.cnn.com/2014/02/25/news/economy/obamacare-job/index.html?hpt=hp_t2 Nowhere in this CNN Money article does it talk about the cost to the tax payers of people quitting their jobs. Shocking, I know......


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Cell phone use in cars causes more vehicle crashes? Why are death rates falling? - C
List of motor vehicle accidents by year through 2012 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_motor_vehicle_deaths_in_U.S._by_year and an article talking about the sharp decrease this year: http://www.nbcnews.com/business/autos/us-traffic-fatalities-drop-sharply-reversing-trend-f8C11503973 I kno...


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Obamacare enrollees his snag at doctors office - C
[link=(http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-obamacare-patients-20140205,0,5417742.story#axzz2sS2NId81)]LINK[/link] [quote]"I'm a complete fan of the Affordable Care Act, but now I can't sleep at night," Nelson said. "I can't imagine this is how President Obama wanted it to happen."[/quote] [img...


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More "terrorism" idiocy from the TSA - C
[link=(http://www.khou.com/news/local/TSA-agent-arrested-accused-of-making-terroristic-threat-243363971.html)]TSA Officer at Bush IAH arrested, accused of making terroristic threat[/link] Bottom line is the guy blew off steam at this boss and was fired from the TSA. They then use this trump up ch...


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Keystone Pipeline, again, found to have minimal impact to the environment - C
http://www.cnn.com/2014/01/31/politics/keystone-pipeline/index.html [quote]A long-awaited environmental report by the government on the proposed Keystone oil pipeline indicates the project would have negligible immediate impact on overall carbon emissions[/quote] I think this is the 3rd or 4th...


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Quarterly AAPL Earnings watch - C
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Heart Surgeon declares "we were wrong" re causes of heart disease - C
http://www.tunedbody.com/heart-surgeon-declares-really-causes-heart-illness/ [quote]Simply stated, without inflammation being present in the body, there is no way that cholesterol would accumulate in the wall of the blood vessel and cause heart disease and strokes. Without inflammation, cholester...


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what does it matter that 1 month libor keeps falling? - C
Current rate is .157 which is the lowest I can find in history. Any significance that would give a lay person a broader understanding of the health of the global markets?...


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Another day, another change to the "law of the land" - C
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/01/19/white-house-reportedly-delays-obamacare-equal-coverage-provision/ [quote]The Obama administration is reportedly delaying enforcement of another aspect of ObamaCare, one that prohibits employers from providing better health benefits to top executives than...


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Airline experts: No way United sucks this bad at planning, right? - C
So I'm waiting on a flight from Houston to Frankfurt thats delayed. Flight was supposed to depart at 640pm. The reason for the delay is the plane we are waiting on was delayed. Sounds reasonable... except the flight we are waiting on was supposed to arrive at 630pm.... How the hell are they planning...


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Do wr in college ever get called for pushing off? - C
I understand they'll get away with less than obvious stuff over the db, but it's gotten absurd this year. On almost every deep ball where there is good man coverage, the wr is pushing off with no call. Mike Evans did this a bunch, but it seems most teams are doing it more. I hope they make this a po...


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why do they keep saying the health care website is fixed? - C
There are dozens of flaws I experience today just browsing the website. Still can't delete plans from my cart. Still can't make changes based on life events. Total BS. (Sorry was flipping channels and they were discussing ACA on MSNBC...)...


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Canada Supreme Court strikes down anti-prostitution laws - C
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/12/20/canada-supreme-court-strikes-down-anti-prostitution-laws/ [quote]Canada's highest court has struck down the country's prostitution laws in their entirety in a unanimous 9-0 ruling. The high court on Friday struck down all three prostitution-related laws:...


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So how does this"hiatus" work? DD is still on air - C
The next season starts in January and I assume they're done filming. All reruns are still be played. Did A&E take a page out of a politicians play book and say one thing while maintaining the status quo? ...


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China bars banks from bitcoin transactions - C
[link=(http://in.reuters.com/article/2013/12/05/us-china-bitcoin-idINBRE9B407L20131205)]LINK[/link] [quote]China's government banned financial institutions from trading in bitcoin on Thursday, in what analysts said was a restrained first step towards regulating the digital currency that has explode...


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White House urging customers not to try healthcare.gov - C
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/27/us/politics/white-house-urges-caution-on-health-site.html?hpw&rref=us&_r=1& [quote]White House officials, fearful that the federal health care website may again be overwhelmed this weekend, have urged their allies to hold back enrollment efforts so the insurance ...


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I've severly failed at timing the market, but I've picked good stocks. - C
So over the past few years I've changed my policy on trading. 1st: I've stopped trying to catch falling knives. 2nd: I've looked only at market leaders that could gain market share and ROI over competitors. 3rd: I don't day trade. 4th: I've thought the market was basically good at valueing st...


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Anybody ever heard of wild gray goats in the south? - C
I don't even see a season for them in some states. Let's just say one went down over the weekend. [img]http://i1298.photobucket.com/albums/ag60/pvchris6868/1AF12AEF-5F9D-4F73-92B8-8ABA557A2B13_zpsyzlilnf0.jpg[/img]...


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My father killed a deer with a spear - C
Probably a 2.5 year old doe. Pics don't really say much so I don't feel like scratching out his face to post them. My father has had this spear for a few years now devising a way to actual execute this hunt. I figured surely he would break a leg jumping out of a tree someday. Here is his unedited st...


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Interesting 2nd am. case: Gonzaga University owned off campus apartments - C
http://www.cnn.com/2013/11/09/us/gonzaga-guns/index.html?hpt=hp_t3 Students use threat of gun against a home invasion by a repeat felon. Students live in off campus apartments owned by Gonzaga. I don't think it being owned by the school matters. i thought apartment owners weren't allowed to preve...


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What's the best way to help someone with a high fence? - C
Was invited to hunt at a high fenced area near my home to thin out the does. I've never seen so many once in a lifetime dear in my life. After the hunt I had a good chat with the owner and he said I was welcome to bring my son ( 5 years old in January) up any time I want. To continue to be o...


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States that expand Medicare incentivize broken homes - C
http://money.cnn.com/2013/11/07/news/economy/obamacare-marriage-penalty/index.html?hpt=hp_t2 Because subsidies are based off poverty levels, low-medium income couples combined incomes makes them less well off than if they were single. Worse yet, the very low earners will qualify for medicare if t...


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I thought the state run exchanges were working well? Vermont fails... - C
http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/article/20131103/NEWS03/311030008/Vermont-Governor-Peter-Shumlin-invokes-safety-valve-provision-for-health-exchange?gcheck=1 [quote]Officials projected about 100,000 Vermonters — one-sixth the state’s population — would have to use Vermont Health Connect, most b...


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