| Political Talk|| They “Burned this bitch down” and Most Businesses Destroyed Were Minority Owned - NC_Tigah on 11/25/14 at 3:41 pm|
[quote][b]Michael Brown’s stepfather urged protesters to “Burn this bitch down”[/b]
Michael Brown’s stepfather last night repeatedly urged protesters to “Burn this bitch down” after a prosecutor announced that no criminal charges would be filed against the Ferguson, Missouri police officer who ki...
| Political Talk|| Republicans Question DOJ’s Choice of ‘Activist Groups’ in Bank Settlements - NC_Tigah on 11/25/14 at 2:34 pm|
[b]Republicans Question DOJ’s Choice of ‘Activist Groups’ in Bank Settlements[/b]
[i]By Christina Rexrode
November 25, 2014[/i]
. . . . lawmakers are questioning how the Justice Department...
| Political Talk|| Obamacare Appeal --- Jonathan Gruber doing more work - NC_Tigah on 11/16/14 at 7:06 am|
Jonathan Gruber is the gift that keeps giving, and giving . . . and giving! :lol:
The new Obamacare appeal will be heard by SCOTUS in March.
It hinges on whether the IRS can apply regulations for tax-credit subsidies to ACA policies purchased outside of the 14 state established exchanges. IOW, ...
| Political Talk|| Cassidy's internal polling shows him opening up 16-point lead over Mary Landrieu - NC_Tigah on 11/15/14 at 9:14 am|
[quote][b]'Her campaign is running on fumes': Final Senate race looks to be a Louisiana laugher as internal polls show GOP's Bill Cassidy opening up 16-point lead over Sen. Mary Landrieu[/b]
Poll commissioned by GOP candidate's campaign shows massive advantage leading up to Dec. 6 runoff
| Political Talk|| Democrat Underground: Jonathan Gruber - NC_Tigah on 11/14/14 at 9:12 pm|
[quote]We really need to get a handle on this Gruber shite before it kills ACA. Even my students are talking about this guy. The right-wingers are all over it and throwing it back in the faces of the Progressives and others I work with. Frankly, I am at a loss for words on how to explain this numbsku...
| Political Talk|| Urban Outfitters' Hillary Clinton Nutcracker Is Horribly Sexist :LOL: - NC_Tigah on 11/14/14 at 4:20 pm|
[b]Urban Outfitters' Hillary Clinton Nutcracker Is Horribly Sexist[/b]
[i]by Laia Garcia
November 12, 2014[/i]
| Political Talk|| Despicable Letter Sent Anonymously to MLK From FBI in 1964 - NC_Tigah on 11/13/14 at 3:02 pm|
[b]What an Uncensored Letter to M.L.K. Reveals[/b]
[i]By BEVERLY GAGE
NOV. 11, 2014[/i]
The note is just a single sheet gone yellow with age, typewritten and tightly spaced. It’s rife with typos and misspellings and sprinkl...
| Political Talk|| How the WhiteHouse Used Jonathan Gruber’s Work to Create Appearance of Consensus - NC_Tigah on 11/12/14 at 5:38 pm|
Considering what we now know of Jonathan Gruber, this Jan 2010 article is fascinating.
[quote][b]How the White House Used Jonathan Gruber’s Work to Orchestrate the Appearance of Broad Consensus[/b]
[i]By: Jane Hamsher
January 13, 2010[/i]
Up until this point, most of the attention regarding t...
| Political Talk|| "How Men React to a Drunk Girl in Public Is Pretty Depressing" - NC_Tigah on 11/11/14 at 4:52 pm|
[quote]How Men React to a Drunk Girl in Public Is Pretty Depressing
[i]by Laia Garcia
November 11, 2014[/i]
Hot on the heels of the viral “Catcalling” video in which a young woman walked around New York City, the way people do, and men said all manners of things to her, the way men do, there’...
| Political Talk|| Bill Gates' "solution" to income inequality. Oh, the hypocrisy! :LOL: - NC_Tigah on 11/9/14 at 5:01 pm|
[quote][b]Bill Gates' solution to income inequality[/b]
[i]by Chris Matthews
October 15, 2014[/i]
The billionaire philanthropist wants to distinguish between the wealthy who are using their money for good and those who are merely consuming it.
It might not come as a surprise to many that B...
| Political Talk|| How Much Money Does the Middle Class Need to Get By? - NC_Tigah on 11/8/14 at 8:10 am|
[quote]How Much Money Does the Middle Class Need to Get By?
[i]by Katey Troutman
November 06, 2014[/i]
According to Gallup survey conducted last spring, most American families believe that a family of four would need at least $58,000 per year to “get by” in their communities. That’s several tho...
| Political Talk|| McConnell just addressed the press - NC_Tigah on 11/5/14 at 1:45 pm|
- Senate has done nothing for several years. Members from both sides want to return to a functioning Senate.
- Work on areas of bipartisan agreement. Trade agreements. Corporate tax reform.
- Bills will be brought to the Senate floor. They will be open for amendment...
| Political Talk|| My last take on the night - NC_Tigah on 11/4/14 at 11:48 pm|
| Political Talk|| Brown concedes - NC_Tigah on 11/4/14 at 10:56 pm|
| Political Talk|| Crist concedes - NC_Tigah on 11/4/14 at 10:29 pm|
Scott wins IAW CNN...
| Tiger Rant|| Sagarin Ratings: LSU #6. - NC_Tigah on 11/2/14 at 7:36 pm|
Sagarin is looney, i.e., MSU at #5 behind #1 Auburn, and 2-loss OleMiss. FSU at #13?
But it does speak to LSU's SOS.
5 Mississippi State
10 Kansas State
11 Michigan State
| Political Talk|| Brown is closing in on NH - NC_Tigah on 10/28/14 at 4:37 pm|
Unexpectedly, Scott Brown has worked the NH Senate race into quite a contest ([link=(http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2014/senate/nh/new_hampshire_senate_brown_vs_shaheen-3894.html)]LINK[/link]). The last debate was supposedly brutal for Shaheen. Brown would be an extremely good presence in t...
| Political Talk|| Mayor Blasio just said due to Ebola, "if you have a fever, go to the Hospital" - NC_Tigah on 10/24/14 at 11:45 am|
News conference ongoing now.
Blasio just said "if you have a fever, go to the Hospital. Do not go to the Doctor's office. Do not go to a clinic. Go directly to the Emergency Room."
I'll bet insurance companies and EDs alike are thrilled to death by that brilliance.
Holy Toledo! :dope:
| 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...