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North Korea's Internet briefly down again: US experts - NC_Tigah
[quote]North Korea's connections to the Internet were briefly cut for the second day running Tuesday, according to a US Internet research group that has been tracking the country's struggle to stay online. They continue to face "connectivity problems" and the brief blackout happened after several...


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Once again, Obama impresses with his vast medical knowledge - NC_Tigah
During his egocentric Cuban Relations speech today, the great medical sage Obama stated "it was a Cuban who found the cure for Malaria". By cure, one can only presume Obama would be referring to discovery of anopheles mosquitoes as a transmission vector, and that by eliminating them, malaria cou...


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Global Warming: Blame It On Too Much Beaver - NC_Tigah
:lol: [quote][b]Climate change: Beavers boost emissions with 800 million kg of methane every year[/b] [i]By Hannah Osborne December 16, 2014[/i] [img]http://d.ibtimes.co.uk/en/full/408499/american-beaver.jpg?w=735&h=737&l=50&t=20[/img] Beavers are contributing to climate change, adding an e...


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Alan Gross freed as Cuban relations thaw - NC_Tigah
Cuba brought to the negotiating table in part d/t consequence of oil pricing. Obama issued an EO. It allows Visa/Mastercard use, US telecom investment in Cuba, softening tourism regulations. Cuba concomitantly opens doors to US investment, opening of internet, freer exchange of information f...


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Jeb Bush formally announces formation of a Presidential Campaign Committee - NC_Tigah
Jeb Bush just formally announced he is forming a POTUS Campaign Exploration Committee. Sounds like he's in. Means Romney and Rubio are likely out. No link yet. Just broke on CNBC....


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Burger King saves shareholders $1.2 Billion: It's Now a Canadian Company - NC_Tigah
Washington DC a-holes gonna ashole. It is what they do. [quote][img]http://www.livetradingnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/zacks_logo_230x76.jpg[/img] [b]Long-awaited Burger King-Tim Hortons Merger Completed[/b] [i]by Zacks Equity Research December 15, 2014[/i] Restaurant Brands In...


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War on Women Meme Gains Some Clarity -- It's Driven by Liberal Guilt! - NC_Tigah
[quote][b]Sony Hack Reveals Jennifer Lawrence Is Paid Less Than Her Male Co-Stars[/b] . . . it’s unfair the male actors get 9% in the pool and jennifer is only at 7pts,” the email reads. “You may recall Jennifer was at 5 (amy was and is at 7) and WE anted in 2 extra points for Jennifer to get he...


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The 10 Most Polluted Cities in America - 8 are in California - NC_Tigah
[quote]#1 (tie): Bakersfield, CA #1 (tie): Merced, CA #3: Fresno-Madera, CA #4 (tie): Hanford-Corcoran, CA #4 (tie): Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside, CA #6: Modesto, CA #7: Visalia-Porterville, CA #8: Pittsburgh-New Castle, PA #9: El Centro, CA #10: Cincinnati, OH-Middlet...


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Whoops! Bye-Bye McCain-Feingold. Didn't see THAT coming. - NC_Tigah
[quote][img]https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQdLhN-DtnAshMJfwrge7Sd3hdhLA0x1VNALpXqVtIKmzNjTIDRjkIaWNc[/img] [b]Spending deal would allow wealthy donors to dramatically increase giving to national parties [/b][i]By Matea Gold December 9, 2014[/i] The end-of-year spendin...


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The 10 Least Educated US Cities - 5 are in California; Houma-Thibodaux is #7 - NC_Tigah
1. Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Ariz. > Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.3% > Median household income: $39,058 (26th lowest) > Median earnings – bachelor’s degree: $37,452 (41st lowest) > Poverty rate: 21.2% (52nd highest) 2. Dalton, Ga. > Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.2% > Median household i...


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US court overturns insider trading convictions - developing - NC_Tigah
This maybe a game-changing story if the appeal ruling stands; Breaking, so not much info on the interwebs yet. Basically the Appeals Court overturned insider trading convictions against convictions of two hedge fund traders. The court finds that as the inside information provider did not profit ...


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"Hands Up" . . . St. Louis Thugs Beat Bosnian Immigrant To Death With Hammers - NC_Tigah
[quote]ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A third teenager has been arrested in connection with the deadly beating of a South City man with a hammer. Zemir Begic, 32, was found unconscious with apparent injuries to his head, abdomen, face and mouth in the 4200 block of Itaska at 1:15 a.m. Sunday. Police say ...


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US Nat'l Debt crosses $18TRILLION! IRS collects RECORD amount of Taxes - NC_Tigah
Couple of milestones (1) US National Debt now exceeds $18,000,000,000,000.00 ([link=(http://www.usdebtclock.org/)]LINK[/link]) (2) The US is collecting more taxes than at any time in its history. ([link=(https://www.fms.treas.gov/fmsweb/viewDTSFiles?dir=w&fname=14112600.pdf)]LINK[/link]) [quot...


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Prison inmates claim $4.7 billion in phony tax refunds over 2yr span - NC_Tigah
[quote][b]Prison inmates claim $3.7 billion in phony tax refunds Convicts buying luxury cars, clothes[/b] [i]by Ron Regan Apr 24, 2014[/i] WASHINGTON, D.C. - Fraudulent income tax returns continue to be filed by prison inmates despite the IRS being warned of an increase in phony tax returns. ...


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President Obama improves relations with Turkey - NC_Tigah
Unfortunately has nothing to do with Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu or his country :lol:[quote]"There are certain days when I remember why I ran for this office," said President Barack Obama at his first turkey pardon, in 2009. "And then there are moments like this." [img]http://img2.timeinc.net...


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They “Burned this bitch down” and Most Businesses Destroyed Were Minority Owned - NC_Tigah
[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...


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Republicans Question DOJ’s Choice of ‘Activist Groups’ in Bank Settlements - NC_Tigah
[quote][img]http://www.winvian.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Wall-Street-Journal-logo-150x150.jpg[/img] [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...


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Obamacare Appeal --- Jonathan Gruber doing more work - NC_Tigah
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, ...


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Cassidy's internal polling shows him opening up 16-point lead over Mary Landrieu - NC_Tigah
[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 ...


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Democrat Underground: Jonathan Gruber - NC_Tigah
[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...


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