| Political Talk|| Funny Equal Pay vs Healthcare Cartoon in the local paper - NC_Tigah on 4/19/14 at 7:04 am|
| Political Talk|| Obamacaid denying more care. e.g., "If you like your doctor" . . . Too Bad ! - NC_Tigah on 4/18/14 at 7:51 am|
Another day, another story about people being devastated by Obamacaid.
Margaret Figueroa is a woman who by all accounts has done the right things.
She has maintained private insurance all her life. She paid for her policies diligently. Obamacare ended those policies. She did due diligence on h...
| Political Talk|| HuffPo -- How Obamacare Leaves People Without Doctors! - NC_Tigah on 4/16/14 at 2:16 pm|
Decided to give this its own thread.
SIAP.[quote][b]How Obamacare Leaves People Without Doctors[/b]
[i]by Kathleen Miles
LOS ANGELES - In January, a doctor told Noam Friedlander, who was suffering from excruciating lower back pain, that she needed surgery to remove part of a se...
| Political Talk|| Sebelius Weighing a Senate Run - NC_Tigah on 4/16/14 at 8:11 am|
[quote]WASHINGTON — In her darkest hour last fall, Kathleen Sebelius suffered one of the deepest cuts from an old family friend who accused her of “gross incompetence” over the rollout of the Affordable Care Act and demanded that she resign as secretary of health and human services. Now she is weigh...
| Political Talk|| USRep Steve Israel's Comments and the KC JCC murders - Interesting Juxtaposition - NC_Tigah on 4/14/14 at 7:04 pm|
[quote]LOS ANGELES, April 14, 2014 — On the day before Jews prepared to begin their sacred holiday of Passover, a pair of horrible events cast a pall over the Jewish community.
The Kansas Jewish Community Center became a tragic scene when a gunman opened fire. The gunman’s rampage also took him...
| Political Talk|| Sharyl Attiksson Has Started Her Own Website Following CBS Departure - NC_Tigah on 4/14/14 at 5:34 am|
Untouchable Subjects. Fearless Reporting.
The site comes as an advance to the November release of her upcoming book:
"Stonewalled: My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama's Was...
| Political Talk|| Harry Reid has a message - NC_Tigah on 4/13/14 at 8:21 pm|
| Political Talk|| Feds Back Down in Nevada Showdown After Reid/China Land Grab Revelations - NC_Tigah on 4/13/14 at 7:09 am|
[quote]The son of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Rory Reid, is the primary representative for ENN Energy Group, a Chinese energy company seeking to build a $5 billion solar panel plant on a 9,000-acre Clark County desert plot in Laughlin, Nevada.
ENN scored big when Clark County com...
| Political Talk|| Pro-Landrieu Ad Blasts Kochs, Fails to Mention She’s Accepted $55,000 from Them - NC_Tigah on 4/11/14 at 4:53 pm|
[quote][b]Pro-Landrieu Ad Blasts Kochs, Fails to Mention She’s Accepted $55,000 from Them[/b]
[i]By Washington Free Beacon Staff
April 11, 2014[/i]
A Super PAC ad in support of Sen. Mary Landrieu (D., La.) blasts the Koch Brothers, but declines to mention that the Democratic incumbent has recei...
| Political Talk|| "Frugal" Teens Explain Fall In Prom Spending - Another Perspective Setter? - NC_Tigah on 4/11/14 at 8:47 am|
Perspectives from insanity?
In a society increasingly focused on class-warfare, the [b][i][u]average American family[/u][/i][/b] with a high school senior will spend $978 on prom this spring.
That's roughly 1/3rd of Chinese per capita annual income.
[quote][b]Frugal Teens, Fewer Proms May Ex...
| Political Talk|| La 5th District USRep McAllister (R) caught in extramarital encounter (video) - NC_Tigah on 4/7/14 at 3:40 pm|
I'm not familiar with this McAllister guy at all. He is billed by the authors as a Married, Conservative, Christian. So they and their paper apparently felt justified in publishing a video showing him kissing a staffer.
Release of the video which is taken from indoor security...
| Money Talk|| Citigroup Fails Fed Stress Test. Goldman, BofA Alter Plans - NC_Tigah on 3/26/14 at 9:13 pm|
[quote]Citigroup Inc.’s capital plan was among five that failed Federal Reserve stress tests, while Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Bank of America Corp. passed only after reducing their requests for buybacks and dividends.
Citigroup, as well as U.S. units of Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc, HSBC H...
| Political Talk|| The Latest Obamacare Ad Offerings for Your Viewing Astonishment - NC_Tigah on 3/24/14 at 6:21 pm|
If you haven’t seen the latest desperate attempt of the Obama administration to reach out to Americans to sign up to the Obamacare scam, sit down, and try not to be completely insulted. A webpage at WhiteHouse.Gov unashamedly lists the “16 Sweetest Reasons To Get Covered,” and set the lowest bar for...
| Political Talk|| Interesting Public Opinion Poll - NC_Tigah on 3/23/14 at 6:30 am|
[quote][b]Which of the following do you think is the most important issue facing the country as a whole?[/b]
Getting the economy going and creating jobs 73%
Controlling immigration 51%
Cutting the deficit and the debt 41%
Reforming welfare to cut benefit dependency 33%
| Political Talk|| "QE Was A Massive Gift Intended To Boost Wealth" Fed President Admits - NC_Tigah on 3/22/14 at 5:10 pm|
A couple of interesting QE related pieces from Zero Hedge.
The first whines about income inequality and totally misses the mark. But the second, addressing Debt impact on everyday Americans is dead on. Interesting how two totally opposite rationale sets can stumble to the same conclusion.
| Political Talk|| Obamacare premiums to skyrocket. Expect rates to double or triple next year - NC_Tigah on 3/21/14 at 9:25 am|
[b]O-Care premiums to skyrocket[/b]
[i]By Elise Viebeck
March 19, 2014[/i]
Health industry officials say ObamaCare-related premiums will double in some parts of the country, countering claims recently made by the administration.
The expected rate hikes will be annou...
| Political Talk|| After corruption allegation, Mt.Gox happens to find a "misplaced"" $118Million - NC_Tigah on 3/21/14 at 6:27 am|
[quote]Mt. Gox has discovered 200,000 missing bitcoins in a wallet no longer in use, the troubled Bitcoin exchange announced Thursday, reducing the number of missing bitcoins from 850,000 to 650,000.
"We believed there were no bitcoins left in old wallets, but found 199,999.99 bitcoins on March 7...
| Political Talk|| WSJ: Warmists Leave Europe Vulnerable to Putin - NC_Tigah on 3/21/14 at 6:13 am|
[quote][b]Green Politics Made Europe Vulnerable to Putin
[i]Germany's dependence on renewable energy is a bonanza for Gazprom.[/i][/b]
Until the crisis over Ukraine, there was an inbuilt tendency in Germany to embrace closer ties with Russia. Former Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder is close to Vladi...
| Political Talk|| Putin just requested the Duma annex Crimea - NC_Tigah on 3/18/14 at 6:54 am|
Concluded a SOTU-type address to the Duma about 5min ago. Laid out the historical relationship of Crimea with Russia. Berated Nikita Khrushchev's decision and motives for ceding Crimea to the Ukraine. Referred to the current Ukrainian government as illegal. Concluded by requesting the Duma draw up a...
| Political Talk|| Only 14% Of Obamacare Exchange Sign-Ups Are Previously Uninsured Enrollees - NC_Tigah on 3/17/14 at 9:14 am|
Put another way, Obama and his minions claimed Obamacare was necessary because we had 46 MILLION uninsured citizens. Of those 46 million, only 472 thousand --- i.e., about 1% --- have enrolled. Great stuff.
:casty:[quote]Of the Obamacare sign-ups, only 27 percent had been previously uninsured in 20...
| Political Talk|| The Hidden Rot in the Jobs Numbers - a NET LOSS of 100,000 jobs since September - NC_Tigah on 3/17/14 at 8:02 am|
Despite supposed monthly gains reported every month, the economy does not feel like it's recovering. In fact, most Americans feel the country is still in a recession. Why? It is likely because, in contrast BLS reports, we've actually suffered the equivalent of an overall 100,000 job loss since Septe...
| Political Talk|| Dmitry Kiselyov “The 1980s are now calling to ask for their foreign policy back" - NC_Tigah on 3/17/14 at 6:41 am|
[quote]President Obama ridiculed Republican presidential nominee Romney about his concern over Russia’s “geo-political” threat.
[b][i]“[u]You said Russia. Not Al Qaida. You said Russia,” Obama said regarding biggest threats. “The 1980s are now calling to ask for their foreign policy back because…...
| Political Talk|| Russia's savvy bond deal: US money might pass straight through Ukraine to Moscow - NC_Tigah on 3/13/14 at 9:05 am|
[quote]FORTUNE -- Just months before the toppling of its government, Russia cut a loan deal with Ukraine that would make even an ace structured finance dealmaker envious. One expert on sovereign debt has called the transaction "clever." And the deal could come back to haunt Ukraine's economy.
| Political Talk|| So how do we get past the stereotypes? - NC_Tigah on 3/11/14 at 10:50 am|
Spin off from the "What has the Democrat party done to keep the black vote??" thread.
We live in a society largely oblivious of the advantages we have. In no small part, the perception is driven by grass-is-greener-for-the-other-guy politics. Stereotyping that other guy, the greener-grass-guy, i...
| Political Talk|| ‘Girls’ Star Lena Dunham Gets Nude, Dumbs Down Women on SNL - NC_Tigah on 3/10/14 at 4:41 pm|
In a celebration of Rachel Canning style cluelessness, Lena Dunham apparently played Eve (the original "girl") in an SNL skit. I guess in this day-and-age of political ignorance, stupidity is bit to watch. Found myself experiencing the same cringe feeling I get during a reality clip where the skateb...
| Fark Board|| Bill Clinton pictured posing with two PROSTITUTES at star-studded charity event - NC_Tigah on 3/1/14 at 10:06 pm|
[quote]Bill Clinton pictured posing with two PROSTITUTES at star-studded charity event in his honor
Former President Clinton was pictured with two prostitutes who work at a legal brothel in Nevada
They were captured chatting at a charity event in Los Angeles on Thursday where Clinton gave the keyn...
| Money Talk|| Investing in marijuana: a growing interest - NC_Tigah on 2/26/14 at 8:48 am|
Topic was covered broadly on cnbc this am.
Bunch of penny stocks out there like HEMP, MJNA, etc. Market Caps of $113M and $280M respectively.
But some are more traditional like CANN, CANV. Market Caps $285M and $1.75Bn.
Thoughts on industry opportunities/risks?[quote]Investing in marijuana s...
| Fark Board|| Netanyahu accidentally gave German Chancellor Angela Merkel a Hitler mustache - NC_Tigah on 2/25/14 at 6:52 pm|
Photo of Netanyahu Shadow Painting Merkel W/ Hitler Stache Goes Viral
Yesterday 11:03 AM by Jacob Kornbluh
[i]During a joint press conference in Jerusalem, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accidentally gave ...
| Political Talk|| Netanyahu accidentally gave German Chancellor Angela Merkel a Hitler mustache - NC_Tigah on 2/25/14 at 6:50 pm|
Now he's done it!
Wait until our resident antiZionists get a hold of this! :lol:
Photo of Netanyahu Shadow Painting Merkel W/ Hitler Stache Goes Viral
Yesterday 11:03 AM by Jacob Kornbluh
[i]During a join...
| Political Talk|| Goldman-Sachs lifts ban on talking in elevators :lol: - NC_Tigah on 2/25/14 at 4:00 pm|
This is a story with more laughs than "Something About Mary." Also a good excuse to post an Obama joke:
[b]"Listening to Obama talk about the economy is like listening to a chick talk about football"[/b] :lol:
For three years @GSElevator - GS Elevator Gossip - "Things heard in the Goldman Sach...