| Money Talk|| America's housing policy: The definition of insanity - NC_Tigah on 10/22/14 at 2:23 pm|
[b]America's housing policy: The definition of insanity[/b]
[i]By Aaron Task
4 hours ago[/i]
If the definition of insanity is "doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result," then clearly Albert Einstein is not responsible for America's...
| Money Talk|| Pimco banking chief expects 18 lenders to fail ECB stress test - NC_Tigah on 10/22/14 at 6:46 am|
Oct 22, 2014 715am
LONDON, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Pimco's head of global banking, Philippe Bodereau, said he expects 18 banks to fail a stress test of regional lenders when results are published by the European Central Bank on Sunday.
Bodereau, who runs $4.3 billion in the Pimco...
| Money Talk|| Cashin: The worst Monday of all, nearly 30 years on - NC_Tigah on 10/20/14 at 6:30 am|
More historical than financial, but I thought some here would enjoy the retrospective. [quote]On the 27th anniversary of Black Monday on Oct. 19, 1987, market veteran Art Cashin, now the director of floor operations at UBS, recalls in vivid detail how the event transpired:
On this day in 1987 (th...
| Political Talk|| Who To Blame When You Get Ebola: A CDC Guide For Healthcare Workers - NC_Tigah on 10/17/14 at 6:41 am|
Pretty Funny stuff from the Happy Hospitalist Blog
[quote][b]Who To Blame When You Get Ebola: A CDC Guide For Healthcare Workers[/b]
Atlanta, GA -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced new flowchart guidelines Monday to help healthcare workers understand who they coul...
| Political Talk|| 2nd health care worker tests positive for Ebola at Dallas hospital - NC_Tigah on 10/15/14 at 5:12 am|
2nd health care worker tests positive for Ebola at Dallas hospital[/b]
[i]By Holly Yan, CNN
updated 6:06 AM EDT, Wed October 15, 2014[/i]
A second health care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who cared for Thomas Eric Duncan has tested positive for Ebola, the state...
| Political Talk|| Dr. Manny Alvarez calls for CDC Director Frieden to resign - NC_Tigah on 10/14/14 at 7:07 pm|
Happening right now on O'Reilly
Apparently Alvarez made similar statements yesterday.[quote]Right now, I’m not as afraid of Ebola as I am of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The agency held a press conference Monday to provide an update on the transmission of Ebola to a nu...
| Political Talk|| Who is Nina Pham? -- Ebola Puts Conscientious Nurse In The Spotlight - NC_Tigah on 10/14/14 at 4:09 pm|
[b]Ebola Puts Nina Pham, a Nurse Unaccustomed to the Spotlight, in Its Glare[/b]
[i]By Jack Healy
Oct. 13, 2014[/i]
DALLAS — Nina Pham spends her days in isolation inside the same hospital where ...
| Political Talk|| Never let a crisis . . . We'd Have An Ebola Vaccine If Not For Budget Cuts - NC_Tigah on 10/13/14 at 2:26 pm|
[b]Never let a crisis go to waste![/b][quote][b]HuffPost[/b]
[b]Ebola Vaccine Would Likely Have Been Found By Now If Not For Budget Cuts: NIH Director[/b]
[i]by Sam Stein
Updated: 10/13/2014 4 hours ago[/i]
BETHESDA, Md. -- As the federal government frantically works to combat the Ebola outb...
| Political Talk|| Okay, a little Ebola Levity. Macy's stock is down. Message Board Knows Why. - NC_Tigah on 10/13/14 at 1:47 pm|
[quote][b]Macy's, Inc. (M) -NYSE ? Watchlist
55.66 Down 1.02(1.80%) 2:44PM EDT - Nasdaq Real Time Price
Macy's, Inc. Message Board[/b]
All clothes that have been tried on or retuned should be treated as HAZARD to the public
[i]4 hours ago by nystock2010
0/0 0 4 hours ago[/i]
Have the Da...
| Political Talk|| CDC head slammed for blaming nurse infected with Ebola - NC_Tigah on 10/13/14 at 12:35 pm|
[b]CDC head slammed for blaming nurse infected with Ebola[/b]
[i]By Julie Steenhuysen
October 13, 2014[/i]
Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, made the decla...
| Political Talk|| Details of Duncan's Hospital Course During His Lost Fight with Ebola - NC_Tigah on 10/12/14 at 8:14 am|
[quote]Despite five days of intensive treatment, Thomas Eric Duncan's condition was deteriorating.
Then, suddenly on the afternoon of Oct. 2, came a hopeful sign. Duncan was hungry.
Nurses at a Texas hospital raised the 45-year-old welder from Liberia into a sitting position and gave him a pac...
| Political Talk|| Woman in route to see her dying mother forgets to wear seatbelt . . . - NC_Tigah on 10/11/14 at 12:05 pm|
[b]Hammond police sued over use of Taser during traffic stop[/b]
[i]By Quinn Ford,
October 7, 2014[/i]
The incident happened around 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 24 when Lisa Mahone was pulled over as sh...
| Political Talk|| Ebola screenings begin today at JFK - NC_Tigah on 10/11/14 at 9:23 am|
[quote][b]Ebola screenings begin today at JFK; four more airports start Monday[/b]
[i]By Jen Christensen and Joe Sutton, CNN
October 11, 2014[/i]
(CNN) -- Health screenings to help prevent the spread of Ebola begin Saturday for some travelers to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport....
| Political Talk|| Gallup Daily: Obama Job Approval 39%. Virtually identical to 'W' in Oct'06 - NC_Tigah on 10/10/14 at 1:53 pm|
Obama Factor in 2014 Vote Similar to 2010
[b]As in 2010, more say they will vote to oppose rather than support him
[/b][i]by Jeffrey M. Jones[/i]
PRINCETON, NJ -- Registered voters are more likely to view their choice of candidate in this year's midterm elections as a message of opposition (32%...
| Political Talk|| "Free" Obamacare Birth Control actually can cost $9000.00 - Slams Patients! - NC_Tigah on 10/10/14 at 12:43 pm|
[b]Hidden costs for ‘fully covered’ care can slam patients’ wallets[/b]
[i]By Ann Doss Helms
Oct. 09, 2014[/i]
Jennifer Moxley of Charlotte had her children early, so when she had problems with...
| Political Talk|| There Has Been No Ebola Screening At US Airports! None! - NC_Tigah on 10/7/14 at 5:24 pm|
Just to clear up [link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/display.aspx?sp=52798240&s=2&p=52791353#52798240)]some apparent confusion[/link] about the "screening" of Liberian arrivals at US airports.
[quote]Speaking to HLN on Monday, Cohen described what happened when she was going through customs...
| Political Talk|| Well, seems 7 of the 10 "high risk" Dallas Ebola contacts are healthcare workers - NC_Tigah on 10/5/14 at 11:34 am|
The girlfriend and her two kids, along with 7 healthcare workers. Straight from the CDC Director's mouth this am.
Here's a related link.[quote]Dallas (CNN) -- Thomas Eric Duncan, the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States, is now in critical condition, a Texas Health Presbyterian Hosp...
| Political Talk|| Confronting Ebola: A virologist in Liberia's hot zone (InsideScience Magazine) - NC_Tigah on 10/5/14 at 5:59 am|
[b]Confronting Ebola: A virologist in Liberia's hot zone[/b]
[i]By Kai Kupferschmidt
17 September 2014[/i]
Virologist Heinz Feldmann has spent most of his career studying the deadly Ebola vi...
| Political Talk|| Is Jeremiah Wright a Former Muslim? - NC_Tigah on 9/29/14 at 7:37 pm|
I had not heard this previously.
Not that it matters a great deal, but interesting this would not have been more prominently mentioned, if true.[quote]After many lectures like this, Obama decided to take a second look at Wright's church. Older pastors warned him that Trinity was for "Buppies"--bla...
| Political Talk|| Grass Kills! Kevin Ward Jr. was racing while high. Tony Stewart exonerated. - NC_Tigah on 9/24/14 at 5:23 pm|
[quote]Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will not face charges in the death of fellow driver driver Kevin Ward Jr, after fatally hitting the 20-year-old in a race last month.
Ward was hit and killed in a horrifying crash that was caught on film, but a grand jury decided today not to bring...