| Political Talk|| Immigration Bills Dead, At Least for This Year - NC_Tigah on 7/15/14 at 7:21 pm|
[quote][b]Paul Ryan: Immigration Bills Dead, At Least for This Year[/b]
[i]By Joel Gehrke
July 15, 2014 [/i]
Representative Paul Ryan (R., Wis.,) has given up on passing legislation to overhaul the current immigration system because the border crisis has poisoned the political atmosphere for su...
| Political Talk|| Border crisis scrambling the politics of immigration policy - NC_Tigah on 7/13/14 at 6:16 am|
[b]Border crisis scrambling the politics of immigration policy[/b]
[i]By Karen Tumulty and David Nakamura
July 12, 2014 [/i]
Until now, the politics of immigration have been seen as a no-lose propos...
| Political Talk|| 2014 Best & Worst States for Business - NC_Tigah on 7/12/14 at 9:18 pm|
[i]by JP Donlon
May 8 2014 [/i]
In the 10th annual survey of CEOs concerning their views of the best and worst states for business, over 500 CEOs across the U.S. responded. Business leaders were asked to grade sta...
| Political Talk|| Federal prosecutors file charges against a scientist who falsified data - NC_Tigah on 6/26/14 at 2:20 pm|
Hopefully a shot across warmists' bow![quote]Researcher Charged in Major HIV Vaccine Fraud Case
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Jun 24, 2014, 5:09 PM ET
By RYAN J. FOLEY Associated Press
Associated Press - Responding to a major case of research misconduct, federal prosecutors have taken the rare step of fil...
| Political Talk|| Obamacare Increased 2014 Individual-Market Premiums By Average Of 49% - NC_Tigah on 6/20/14 at 7:38 am|
[quote][b]3,137-County Analysis: Obamacare Increased 2014 Individual-Market Premiums By Average Of 49%[/b]
.... Our new county-by-county analysis was led by Yegeniy Feyman, who compiled the county-based data for 27-year-olds, 40-year-olds, and 64-year-olds, segregated by gender. We were able to o...
| Political Talk|| Prof Fired For Calling Global Warming 'Unproved Science' - NC_Tigah on 6/18/14 at 4:54 pm|
[quote][b]Prof Fired For Calling Global Warming 'Unproved Science'[/b]
Rossiter wrote an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal titled “Sacrificing Africa for Climate Change,” in which he called notions of climate catastrophe “unproved science,” and shortly thereafter received word from the institute ...
| Political Talk|| Apparent pause in global warming blamed on 'lousy' data - NC_Tigah on 6/18/14 at 4:10 pm|
[b]Apparent pause in global warming blamed on 'lousy' data[/b]
[i]by Stuart Clark
13 June 2014[/i]
A widely reported "pause" in global warming may be an artefa...
| Political Talk|| School asks 8th graders to state ‘how far’ they would go sexually - NC_Tigah on 6/8/14 at 4:35 pm|
[quote]As a part of a sex education class, eighth graders at Woodland Park Middle School in San Marcos, California were asked to stand under signs that said how far they would be willing to go sexually.
The signs said “smiled at, hugged, kissed, above the waist, below the waist, and all the way,”...
| Political Talk|| ACA loophole blows budget forecast; increases odds of insurance "death spiral" - NC_Tigah on 6/8/14 at 2:09 pm|
[quote][b]INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILY
87% Of Uninsured Can Avoid ObamaCare Mandate Tax: CBO[/b]
[i]By JOHN MERLINE
Almost none of the uninsured will end up paying the ObamaCare mandate penalty, according to an updated analysis by the Congressional Budget Office, which found that...
| Political Talk|| 4 things that changed since Snowden leaks - NC_Tigah on 6/8/14 at 3:49 am|
[b]4 things that changed since Snowden leaks[/b]
[i]by Lori Grisham
June 5, 2014[/i]
One year ago, former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden turned the worl...
| Political Talk|| Labor-Participation Rate Mired at 36-Year Low. Worst since Jimmy Carter in 1978 - NC_Tigah on 6/6/14 at 9:49 pm|
A better number to focus on is the labor-participation rate, still mired at a 36-year low, at 62.8%. Part of that is simply demographics — as the baby boomers age, they leave the workforce. But the ...
| Political Talk|| Unexpected expense consequence of Obamacare - More care going to ERs - NC_Tigah on 5/31/14 at 8:45 am|
[quote]“However, in the past year, there has been a palpable shift in attitude. Many physicians have lost their motivation to work that hard. The increasing overhead of running such a practice along with dwindling reimbursements are forcing many to reduce the cost of their systems and push patient...
| Political Talk|| 80%-90% of employer-provided insurance will disappear as ObamaCare takes hold - NC_Tigah on 5/30/14 at 9:38 pm|
[quote][b]Analysts predict most employer-provided insurance will disappear as ObamaCare takes hold[/b]
[i]By Jim Angle
May 30, 2014[/i]
Across the political spectrum, analysts now say that 80 to 90 percent of employer-provided insurance, the mainstay of American health coverage for decades, wil...
| Political Talk|| Eric Shinseki fired (correction resigned) - NC_Tigah on 5/30/14 at 10:39 am|
Obama accepted resignation. Interesting. Did not expect that.
[quote]But while it's clearly true that the biggest sins committed here came from deep within the bureaucracy rather than the top of the Obama administration, wrongdoing by high officials really does seem relevant in this case. Veteran...
| Political Talk|| Hate, it has caused a lot of problems in the world, but has not solved one yet. - NC_Tigah on 5/28/14 at 8:18 pm|
The free bird leaps
on the back of the wind
and floats downstream
till the current ends
and dips his wings
in the orange sun rays
and dares to claim the sky.
But a bird that stalks
down his narrow cage
can seldom see through
his bars of rage
his wings are clipped and
his feet are tied
| Political Talk|| Is one major cause of wealth disparity a poor rate of return on social security? - NC_Tigah on 5/28/14 at 8:17 am|
[quote]Conventional wisdom has it that a home—with a median sales price of about $290,000—is the average family’s biggest financial asset. But about 35 percent of Americans don’t own a home, and about two-thirds of homeowners have a mortgage, so their home asset is usually less than its face value....
| Tiger Rant|| Tigahs 38-0 when leading after 8 innings! - NC_Tigah on 5/25/14 at 6:08 pm|
[i]Edited to 38-0 for accuracy![/i]
oh . . . and "F" the Gator downvote.
| Political Talk|| WSJ Outs Democrats Scummy Primary Tactics. Meddling in GOP Primaries - NC_Tigah on 5/15/14 at 1:08 pm|
[quote][b]Democrats Dip Into GOP Primaries, Try to Pick Their Opponent[/b]
[i]May 15, 2014
By Janet Hook[/i]
In the flurry of divisive Republican primary contests, some Democrats see an inviting opportunity: A chance to try and help pick their own opponent in Senate and House races.
| Political Talk|| First Obamacare Premium Notices For 2015 Show Double Digit Increases - NC_Tigah on 5/15/14 at 10:01 am|
[quote]5/15/2014 @ 9:31AM
[b]First Obamacare Premium Notices For 2015 Show Double Digit Increases[/b]
The first Obamacare rate increases for 2015 have been posted on-line. The figures come from two states, Washington State and Virginia, which posted the proposed rate increases for their exchang...
| Political Talk|| Zuckerberg Gave NJ $100 Million To Fix Newark's Schools -- It Was Wasted! - NC_Tigah on 5/13/14 at 7:42 pm|
[quote][b]Mark Zuckerberg Gave New Jersey $100 Million To Fix Newark's Schools, And It Looks Like It Was A Waste[/b]
by: CAROLINE MOSS
MAY 13, 2014, 9:04 AM
In the fall of 2010, Mark Zuckerberg announced on Oprah that he'd be making a generous gift to Newark, New Jersey. As Oprah said in ...
| Political Talk|| Bipartisan votes in favor of Lois Lerner Contempt & IRS Scandal Special Council - NC_Tigah on 5/7/14 at 6:15 pm|
Some Democrats actually voted in favor of both House Resolutions.
[i]Edited: Hats off to NHT. SC was for IRS, not Benghazi! CNN reported it incorrectly[/i]
| Political Talk|| Uh-oh, Monica Lewinsky going after Hillary in Vanity Fair; tbr May8 - NC_Tigah on 5/6/14 at 12:53 pm|
That cound sting.[quote] . . . When Tyler Clementi, the 18-year-old Rutgers freshman who was secretly streamed via Webcam kissing another man, committed suicide in September 2010, Lewinsky writes, she was brought to tears, but her mother was especially distraught: “She was reliving 1998, when she wo...
| Political Talk|| Obama's Rose Garden Comments ==> aw-aw-aw-Awkward :lol: - NC_Tigah on 5/2/14 at 6:26 pm|
[quote]The notion that this is some spontaneous uprising in eastern Ukraine is belied by all the evidence of well- organized, trained, armed militias with the capacity to shoot down helicopters.
Generally local protesters don’t possess that capacity of surface-to- air missiles or whatever weapons...
| Political Talk|| Putin severs contact with WH; MSM instead asks BHO about Mt Fiji–shaped dessert - NC_Tigah on 4/26/14 at 7:06 am|
Mr. President, I know that Mr. Putin appears prepared to attack Ukraine, and that attack could well be imminent, and it could escalate European tensions to levels not seen in a generation, and Mr. Putin (tired of hearing you muttering-on about "red-lines") has severed further communication with the ...
| Political Talk|| Why is Harry Reid so focused on Bundy? - NC_Tigah on 4/24/14 at 8:06 pm|
that is the question the cute FNC blonde is addressing now....
| Money Talk|| Is Ackman's Allergan Play a Game-Changer for Options Trading? - NC_Tigah on 4/23/14 at 8:36 am|
[quote][b]How Bill Ackman Scrambled To Acquire Over $3 Billion In Allergan Calls Knowing Valeant Would Submit A Bid[/b]
[i]by Tyler Durden
In yet another page of the activist investor's sleaze book, last night Bill Ackman showed that when it comes to unethical way to generate "a...
| 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...