| Political Talk|| Should businesses be mandated to provide paid sick leave to employees? - HailHailtoMichigan! on 3/3/15 at 12:40 am|
Is this a public health issue? ...
| Political Talk|| Silliness in Idaho: Senator objects to Hindu prayer invocation on senate floor - HailHailtoMichigan! on 3/2/15 at 9:24 pm|
[quote]A North Idaho senator is objecting to allowing a Hindu prayer as the opening invocation for the Idaho Senate on Tuesday morning, and says he’ll walk out.
Sen. Steve Vick, R-Dalton Gardens, said, “They have a caste system. They worship cows.”He acknowledged the First Amendment to the U.S. C...
| Political Talk|| Anyone know anyone personally who retired early due to Obamacare? - HailHailtoMichigan! on 3/1/15 at 10:55 pm|
In the past, retiring before 65 was a pain in the butt because you don't have medicare yet and finding insurance can be expensive and a pain. At least with the exchanges, folks seeking early retirement have a new option.
Not condoning the law, but anyone here know anyone who was able to retire e...
| Political Talk|| Far left former Maryland governor O'Malley attacks Hillary - HailHailtoMichigan! on 3/1/15 at 1:39 pm|
[quote]Martin O’Malley, the former Maryland governor who is likely to seek the Democratic nomination for president in 2016, took a veiled shot at a potential rival, Hillary Rodham Clinton, in a speech in South Carolina on Saturday, criticizing the politics of “triangulation” that have historically b...
| Political Talk|| Report: Obama threatened to shoot down Israeli jets - HailHailtoMichigan! on 3/1/15 at 12:16 pm|
Sorry can't copy and paste due to mobile problems, but anyone know about this? It was a Kuwait paper that came forward, first. ...
| Political Talk|| Another hit piece of Scott Walker retracted due to inaccuracy (daily beast) - HailHailtoMichigan! on 2/28/15 at 3:46 pm|
[quote]Another major media outlet has apologized after getting a story about Scott Walker wrong. Last week, it was the New York Times; now, it’s The Daily Beast.
The Daily Beast has retracted an article from one of its college columnists that claimed that the Wisconsin governor’s budget would cut...
| SEC Rant|| LSU has had favorable calls go their way the entire bball season - HailHailtoMichigan! on 2/28/15 at 2:26 pm|
I'll admit it. That no-continuation call just now was absurd- absolutely shameful.
This could be the most ref-friendly LSU squad in decades, and it is happening every game.
I'll gladly take it, but it is kind of bull shite. ...
| Political Talk|| Another day, another poll showing Scott Walker leading (Silver state edition) - HailHailtoMichigan! on 2/27/15 at 11:44 am|
[quote]Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker leads former Florida Governor Jeb Bush in an early Nevada 2016 poll.
In the Gravis Marketing poll that Breitbart News obtained, Walker leads with 27% support among Republicans while Bush is in second with 19%. Sixteen percent of Nevada Republicans answered “...
| O-T Lounge|| Anyone here personally know a Quaker? - HailHailtoMichigan! on 2/27/15 at 12:59 am|
I was always under the impression that Quakers were a fairly significant denominational group, but it turns out only 86,000 of our Quaker Brethren exist in America. I thought there were at least as many Quakers in Pennsylvania as there are Mormons in Utah but I guess not.
Talk about an extremely...
| More Sports Board|| Gophers upset spartans on the road...big ten is just remarkably average this yr - HailHailtoMichigan! on 2/26/15 at 8:36 pm|
With the exception of Wisconsin and perhaps Maryland... not much impressiveness from a conference that has been good the past few seasons...
Michigan and Nebraska laid absolute eggs this year
OSU and MSU have looked great at times, but can't seem to put it all together all the time. Indiana ...
| Political Talk|| Treasury used unauthorized 3 billion dollars for obamacare - HailHailtoMichigan! on 2/26/15 at 11:43 am|
The U.S. Treasury Department has rebuffed a request by House Ways and Means Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R- Wis., to explain $3 billion in payments that were made to health insurers even though Congress never authorized the spending through annual appropriations.
At issue are payments to insurers kno...
| Help Board|| Is there supposed to be a gap between the tigerdroppings logo and the links bar? - HailHailtoMichigan! on 2/26/15 at 1:59 am|
There is a large gap/space between the big tigerdroppings logo and the "my links" bar.
Is this just something I never noticed before, because it seems different all of the sudden.
It's as if the entire site interface shifted down a bit. The actual topics section on any given forum is unusual...
| Political Talk|| Melissa Harris-Perry: I Hope Trayvon Martin whooped the shite out of G. Zimmerman - HailHailtoMichigan! on 2/25/15 at 10:17 pm|
This woman is bitter and hateful, and she just feeds the violent impulse that many people feel is currently plaguing black precincts.
Why is this harmful woman being invited to speak at prestigious places like Cornell? ...
| Political Talk|| I finally got around to watching scott walker's Iowa speech - HailHailtoMichigan! on 2/25/15 at 6:06 pm|
Much of it was just your generic abstract mumbo-jumbo talking point stuff, but he definitely is an authority when it comes to teacher unions and policy about that.
I feel like a lot of Americans share his views on the issue....
| Political Talk|| Biden calls for 'emancipation' of people's wealth - HailHailtoMichigan! on 2/25/15 at 11:44 am|
[quote]Vice President Joe Biden used a Black History Month event at his official residence Monday night to decry the rich, both white and black, for stunting economic growth and suggested that “emancipation” is in order. “A lot of wealthy white and black people aren't bad but they control 1 percent ...
| Political Talk|| Most recent public opinion polls on the keystone pipeline - HailHailtoMichigan! on 2/24/15 at 7:31 pm|
[quote] CBS News, Jan. 9-12, 2015. "Do you favor or oppose building the Keystone XL pipeline that would transport oil from Canada through the United States to refineries in Texas?" Favor: 60 percent. Oppose: 28 percent. Unsure or no answer: 12 percent. (Margin of error ± 3 percent.)[/quote]
| Tiger Rant|| Our offense is a joy to watch when playing at its best - HailHailtoMichigan! on 2/24/15 at 6:35 pm|
While late game coaching and silly mistakes might be a problem, there are very few teams that can stop this offense. We have everything: big men who can create second chances, big men who can shoot, and snipers who can provide dagger threes. ...
| Political Talk|| This is what you once were democrats. Please go back to this philosophy - HailHailtoMichigan! on 2/24/15 at 5:26 pm|
In 1887, there was a dreadful drought in Texas, and Congress allotted 10,000 dollars to help the farmers buy seed and grain to help them recover.
Grover Cleveland, one of the very few democrats to serve in the republican dominated latter half of the 19th century, vetoed the "texas seed bill", an...
| Political Talk|| Poorest Obamacare Enrollees Face $530 IRS Tax Bill - HailHailtoMichigan! on 2/24/15 at 11:47 am|
[quote]The majority (52 percent) of Obamacare enrollees receiving an advance premium tax credit to purchase Obamacare insurance is facing the prospect of paying back $530 of that tax credit to the IRS, according to a new study from H&R Block. This clawback is reducing the refunds for these taxpayer...
| Political Talk|| Whoever wins in 2016 will likely deal with a recession before the 2020 election - HailHailtoMichigan! on 2/23/15 at 9:41 pm|
Even if it is just a little one, like 1991. Whoever wins in 2016 will most likely not be reelected, which probably means Hilldawg will be a one-termer.
This is going to play out exactly like 1980-1992 elections. Republicans dominate, voter fatigue towards the ruling party sets in, and the party ...