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Re: Ferguson; Is today the day? (Part II) - Lsut81
Lets try this again... GJ is meeting this morning per the DA. Multiple sources saying decision will come after that meeting and DA will give 48hr lead time on announcement. :popcorn: ETA: [quote]Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) -- The grand jury hearing evidence on the Michael Brown shooting i...


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Re: Ferguson; Is today the day? - Lsut81
The GJ meets this morning. This is likely the last time they will meet until the beginning of December with next week being Thanksgiving. We've heard from everyone involved in the case that its close and preparations are being made, so today would seem like the day :dunno: Even if its not ann...


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Obama met in secret with Ferguson protestors - Lsut81
SIAP, but came across this doing my morning reading... Did a quick search and nothing came up over here. [quote]President Obama met with Ferguson protest leaders on November 5th, the day after the midterm elections. The meeting was not on his daily schedule. He was concerned that the proteste...


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Vote on Keystone Pipeline set for Tuesday? - Lsut81
I know there was a thread about her asking for it, but looks like its going to happen.... How fricking pathetic are the Senate Dems. frick this cunt and her ilk. Try to save face as quickly as you can Ms Piggy. The article also states that the House has voted 6 times to approve the Pipeline and w...


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Michael Jordan vs Obama (Talking trash to each other) - Lsut81
Seriously, someone should concentrate on doing their job and not playing golf? :casty: Jordan: [quote]“I’ve never played with Obama, but I would,” Jordan said. “But — nah, that’s OK. I’ll take him out. He’s a hack. Man, I’d be all day playing with him.” “Do you really want to say that?,” Ra...


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What really changes post election? - Lsut81
Yes, the House and Senate are both controlled by the lesser of two evils now, but Obama still holds the trump card.... What actually gets done over the next two years? And don't forget, the Repubs BASHED the Dems for using shady parliamentary procedures in the Senate to pass Obamacare with 51 vot...


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Obamacare Pricing Data (Two Surveys) - Lsut81
Very odd read as PWC is comparing 2014-2015 (Claim 6% avg increases) and HealthPocket is comparing 2013-2014... However, this tidbit is exactly why Obama's numbers have plummeted. His core supporters are getting rammed in the ass. [quote]In analysis published this week, the website HealthPocket....


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IRS inquiry/audit - Lsut81
Welp, got my first one... Nothing major, just stating that they think my claim of Lifetime Learning Credit deduction for 2012 isn't correct because they don't have a 1098-T nor do I, because the school didn't provide one. I took a professional certification course that was 6 classes with the Univ...


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Re: Obamacare; NC Premiums set to rise more than 13% - Lsut81
[quote]RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina's largest health insurer said on Wednesday that 2015 rates will rise by more than 13 percent on average for buyers of individual Affordable Care Act policies. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina discussed the expected rate increases in a tele...


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Dow Futures -235 as of 615am - Lsut81
This is crazy. I didn't know how long it would be until we consistently saw the 2-300pt swings again, but its clearly here. Buy Buy Buy on the way down...


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Re: Obamacare; Walmart cuts insurance benefits for 30k employees - Lsut81
[quote]NEW YORK (AP) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for some of its part-time U.S. employees in a move aimed at controlling rising health care costs of the nation's largest private employer. Wal-Mart told The Associated Press that starting Jan. 1, it will n...


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Ezekiel Emanuel on CNBC discussing care in old age (Rationing) - Lsut81
This is the article he is talking about.... At first wasn't getting pushback, but now the anchors are questioning his motives. He keeps claiming this is only his feelings, but the more and more it talks, it makes you realize that this is his philosophy for everyone. Makes you wonder how much of h...


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Law Enforcement upset about Apple and Google encryption - Lsut81
I read this about apple last week, good to see Google is doing it too.... Btw, what kind of confrontation could they have? Are they going to try to pass legislation stating that Google and Apple can't use this type of encryption? The quick and easy.... Apple and Google are starting to use encryp...


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Ray Rice Appeal: "Tape was edited" - Lsut81
[quote]One of the chief arguments that Ray Rice will make in the appeal of his indefinite suspension is that the NFL extended his punishment on the basis of an edited videotape, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Legal sources told Schefter that the TMZ tape of Rice hitting his then-fia...


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Houston: Hundreds of tickets thrown out amid ticket writing scandal (Now 6000+) - Lsut81
[quote]HOUSTON -- City of Houston prosecutors are dismissing hundreds of speeding tickets written by four Houston Police officers accused in a ticket-rigging scheme first uncovered by the I-Team. "It is in the interest of justice and simply the right thing to do," said Randy Zamora, Chief of the ...


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Hypothetical: ISIS crosses the US border and attacks - Lsut81
Just read this from the NYT [quote]WASHINGTON — Militants for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria have traveled to Mexico and are just miles from the United States. They plan to cross over the porous border and will “imminently” launch car bomb attacks. And the threat is so real that federal law ...


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Obama interview with Chuck Todd - Lsut81
Obviously hasn't aired yet, but here's an excerpt... [quote]In an exclusive interview with Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd, President Barack Obama defended his decision to delay executive action on immigration, saying the summer’s surge of unaccompanied children at the Mexican border changed ...


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Report: Fast food prices would go up 38% if wages raised to $15 - Lsut81
Take it with a grain of salt via the source, but interesting.... [quote]Thousands of fast-food workers across 150 cities nationwide gathered today to call for a $15-an-hour minimum wage. However, a report released today by James Sherk, senior policy analyst in labor economics at The Heritage ...


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Police State: Cops attempt to enter home, turned away by smartass resident - Lsut81
Yeah, its from info wars, but the video is not from them....I wish that fat frick would have followed through with his threat to pull the homeowner from the door. Quickly would have lost his job. [quote]After two cops attempted to enter his home without a warrant, Avel Amarel stands up for his ri...


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Phil Robertson wants to wage Holy War against ISIS - Lsut81
[img]http://static.gamespot.com/uploads/original/1535/15358569/2499461-1394410947285.jpg[/img] [quote]“Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson has a prescription for how to handle Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militants: [b]“Convert them or kill them.”[/b] Appearing on Fox News on Tuesday eve...


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