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British parents arrested for seeking out advanced care for dying son - Lsut81
[quote]Patricia King told the BBC on Monday it was an "absolute disgrace" that her son and daughter-in-law were accused of child neglect after they took 5-year-old Ashya from Southhampton General Hospital last week. The family says UK authorities had refused to give Ashya the kind of treatment he ne...


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Sell me on Phish - Lsut81
Yeah yeah, another Phish thread.... Listened to a little bit on YouTube earlier and wasn't turned off, but wasn't overly impressed... I can see glimmers of what some people may like. If you could suggest one song to listen to in order to get someone interested, what would it be??? Also, w...


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War on Prescription Drugs; Hydrocodone now schedule II - Lsut81
Go Go Government :usa: [quote]The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced it will publish the Final Rule moving hydrocodone combination products (HCPs) from Schedule III to Schedule II tomorrow in the Federal Register. This Rule follows the recommendation by the Assistant Secretary...


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Re: Perry Indictment; Member of GJ an active Democratic Party Delegate - Lsut81
Its kind of hard to find a GJ that doesn't have some political leanings, but the highlighted part is troubling IMO... [quote]Rho Chalmers, who disclosed to the Houston Chronicle yesterday that she was a member of the grand jury that indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry, was an active delegate to the T...


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Perry going in to be booked - Lsut81
Giving a presser before and after... Can someone please tell me the big deal with this? So he vetoed funding for the public integrity unit, because someone in charge of the program got a DWI and wouldn't step aside? And FTR, I am in no way a pro-Perry guy....


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Rep Johnson: Bill to end military gifts to local PDs coming - Lsut81
The situation in MO has been disgusting, but looks like some good may come of it [quote]As a consequence of the war zone police have turned Ferguson, Missouri, into during the past few days, Democratic Rep. Hank Johnson of Georgia's 4th Congressional District will introduce a bill to end the fede...


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ISIS leader a former US Detainee? - Lsut81
Watching segment on CNN talking about it. They said he was captured by US forces in 2004 as part of AQ but deemed a non threat and later released. First I've heard of this SIAP...


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Fed Reserve: 31% of Adults have 0 saved for retirement - Lsut81
I know the amount of adults with retirement accounts has been brought up from time to time. This is downright scary. [quote]It's no secret that many Americans aren't saving enough for retirement, but a big chunk of households have saved nothing at all. Nearly a third, or [b]31% of U.S. adults...


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Heads up: Ezekial Emanual about to be interviewed on CNBC (630am) - Lsut81
This should be golden. They are going to discuss the continually rising healthcare costs. I can't wait to hear the spin :popcorn: ...


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Global Cooling: Death Valley Record Low by 15 degrees - Lsut81
[quote]Death Valley, Calif., which is known for being the world’s hottest location, maxed out at a relatively chilly 89 degrees on Sunday. This temperature – more than 30 degrees below average – was its coolest high temperature on record for the date by a whopping 15 degrees. The previous record of ...


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Batman Begins Time Period - Lsut81
I haven't seen it mentioned or discussed, so I apologize if Germans. I know that Burton intentionally tried to misrepresent the time period in his version of Batman, did Nolan attempt to do this with Begins? Although its pretty clear that it is modern day thanks to the cars and technology. The ...


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2Q GDP @ 4% - Lsut81
[quote]U.S. economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter and the decline in output in the prior period was less steep than previously reported, which could bolster views for a stronger performance in the last six months of the year. Gross domestic product expanded at a 4.0...


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33% of Americans in Debt Collections - Lsut81
Stolen from the OT, but I figured it would get more discussion over here... This is a pretty amazing number to me. If you would have asked me, I would have guessed somewhere in the teens. Also, this is just people currently in collections, I wonder what the percentage of Americans that have eve...


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Obamacare Architect: "Only State run exchanges qualify for subsidies" - Lsut81
[quote]Jonathan Gruber, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology economist who helped design the Massachusetts health law that was the model for Obamacare, was a key influence on the creation of the federal health law. He was widely quoted in the media. During the crafting of the law, the Obama admin...


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Puma Biotechnology +$170 (Why can't I own something like this) - Lsut81
Up 288% or $170.... [quote]Biotech stocks are not for the faint of heart by any stretch of the imagination. Puma Biotechnology (NYSE: PBYI ) has repeatedly shown the investing world why this is the case, and today's 200% plus movement upward should drive this point home. [/quote] and boy, di...


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Obamacare Survey; 18% say they are better off, 35% worse off thanks to law - Lsut81
I hope CNN does this poll this time next year after the near 20% premium increases go into effect in a number of states... [quote]Eighteen percent of Americans, or fewer than one in five, say they or someone in their family is better off because of the Affordable Care Act, according to a new p...


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IRS Computer Crash List Grows - Lsut81
Have at it people [quote]IRS Deputy Associate Chief Counsel Thomas Kane said in transcribed congressional testimony that more IRS officials experienced computer crashes, bringing the total number of crash victims to “less than 20,” and also said that the agency does not know if the lost emails ...


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Obama Presser - Lsut81
One American was on board... By the name, sounds like someone with dual citizenship. ...


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MH17 Phone Call "We shot down a civilian plane" - Lsut81
Didn't see this posted in the other thread. Here is the translated phone call that was being eluded to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znjJzBvfAtA Sorry if already posted...


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House slashes IRS Tax Enforcement budget by 25% - Lsut81
:cheers: [quote]WASHINGTON (AP) -- The GOP-controlled House has voted to slash the budget for the Internal Revenue Service's tax enforcement division by $1.2 billion, a 25 percent cut that would mean fewer audits of taxpayers and make it more likely that people who cheat on their taxes will get ...


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