| Political Talk|| War on Prescription Drugs; Hydrocodone now schedule II - Lsut81 on 8/24/14 at 9:58 am|
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...
| Political Talk|| Re: Perry Indictment; Member of GJ an active Democratic Party Delegate - Lsut81 on 8/20/14 at 11:20 am|
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...
| Political Talk|| Perry going in to be booked - Lsut81 on 8/19/14 at 5:06 pm|
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....
| Political Talk|| Rep Johnson: Bill to end military gifts to local PDs coming - Lsut81 on 8/14/14 at 9:28 pm|
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...
| Political Talk|| ISIS leader a former US Detainee? - Lsut81 on 8/12/14 at 10:07 pm|
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
| Money Talk|| Fed Reserve: 31% of Adults have 0 saved for retirement - Lsut81 on 8/8/14 at 4:08 pm|
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...
| Political Talk|| Heads up: Ezekial Emanual about to be interviewed on CNBC (630am) - Lsut81 on 8/8/14 at 6:29 am|
This should be golden. They are going to discuss the continually rising healthcare costs. I can't wait to hear the spin :popcorn: ...
| Political Talk|| Global Cooling: Death Valley Record Low by 15 degrees - Lsut81 on 8/4/14 at 7:37 pm|
[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 ...
| Movie/TV Board|| Batman Begins Time Period - Lsut81 on 8/4/14 at 6:44 am|
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.
| Political Talk|| 2Q GDP @ 4% - Lsut81 on 7/30/14 at 7:46 am|
[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...
| Money Talk|| 33% of Americans in Debt Collections - Lsut81 on 7/29/14 at 8:19 am|
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...
| Political Talk|| Obamacare Architect: "Only State run exchanges qualify for subsidies" - Lsut81 on 7/25/14 at 10:30 am|
[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...
| Money Talk|| Puma Biotechnology +$170 (Why can't I own something like this) - Lsut81 on 7/24/14 at 6:32 am|
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...
| Political Talk|| Obamacare Survey; 18% say they are better off, 35% worse off thanks to law - Lsut81 on 7/23/14 at 3:45 pm|
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...
| Political Talk|| IRS Computer Crash List Grows - Lsut81 on 7/21/14 at 12:38 pm|
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 ...
| Political Talk|| Obama Presser - Lsut81 on 7/18/14 at 10:54 am|
One American was on board... By the name, sounds like someone with dual citizenship. ...
| Political Talk|| MH17 Phone Call "We shot down a civilian plane" - Lsut81 on 7/18/14 at 9:18 am|
Didn't see this posted in the other thread. Here is the translated phone call that was being eluded to
Sorry if already posted...
| Political Talk|| House slashes IRS Tax Enforcement budget by 25% - Lsut81 on 7/15/14 at 5:07 pm|
[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 ...
| Political Talk|| Bergdahl is being put back on active duty - Lsut81 on 7/14/14 at 8:15 am|
I find it very interesting they would put a soldier that likely abandoned his post back to active duty prior to the investigation being completed :dunno:
[quote]WASHINGTON — Six weeks after being released from five years in Taliban captivity, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is expected to return to life as a...
| Money Talk|| Capital One Venture vs Quicksilver - Lsut81 on 7/8/14 at 8:24 am|
I got an email from Capital One this morning offering to roll my normal CC I've had with them since 1999 over to one of these two account... No application, no credit check, no changes, just a different card and rewards program.
Thoughts on which one would be a better choice?
Venture = 1.25m...