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Greece's supermarkets and petrol stations are being bled dry - HailHailtoMichigan!
[quote]Greece's government shut the country's banks and restricted ATM withdrawals until July 6, to stop Greeks bleeding the banks dry — but now it looks like they're emptying petrol stations and supermarkets of their goods too.[/quote] [quote] The president of gas station owners in Chania, Vangel...
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On the issue of school vouchers/school choice for k-12 education - HailHailtoMichigan!
What are the chances that these initiatives backfire the same way subsidized school loans and grants have in higher education? Most of these voucher/choice plans involve giving parents the amount of money that they would have paid in tax dollars in the public schools to spend on either public sch...
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John Kasich: The Court Has Ruled, and It’s Time to Move On - HailHailtoMichigan!
[quote]on Face the Nation today, likely GOP candidate and Ohio Governor John Kasich told John Dickerson, “I believe in traditional marriage, but the Supreme Court has ruled, it’s the law of the land, and we’ll abide by it.” He implored people to just “take a deep breath,” and said there are plent...
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They really need a guy like this to be the leader of their community again - HailHailtoMichigan!
[img]https://fellowshipofminds.files.wordpress.com/2013/08/booker-t-washington.png width=480[/img] [img]http://pre08.deviantart.net/9fca/th/pre/f/2013/064/f/e/fecf4602bcc6040a228a471ff19667fb-d5x480q.jpg width=480[/img] [img]http://cp91279.biography.com/1000509261001/1000509261001_201612443500...
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Who will be the "bill clinton" of the republican party? - HailHailtoMichigan!
From 1980-1992, republicans won 133 states in the prez elections, democrats won 17. The donkey brand was toxic for many people because it was associated with the bad economy of the 1970s, high crime, union municipal workers, high taxes, etc. In comes Bill Clinton, the savior. Initially booed at the ...
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Was Durkin a good DC in the SEC? - HailHailtoMichigan!
Was Florida's "decent" defense during Muschamp's time there mainly because of boom himself or was Durkin a big part? I'm trying to size up the coaches and was wondering what the various fan bases in the sec think of Durkin. ...
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What will cause the pendulum to swing back? - HailHailtoMichigan!
Despite all the wins on the congressional and state level, it's obvious this country is (and has been since 2008) going through a liberal phase. This makes sense, if you believe in the pendulum theory of political power. From 1980 to around 2005, this country was experiencing a remarkable conservati...
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The medical device tax needs to be repealed. - HailHailtoMichigan!
Holy shit, I didn't realize that it was a tax on gross sales, rather than net profits. What the frick? [quote]This tax, which has already required the payment of billions of dollars by device manufacturers, is especially pernicious because it is assessed on gross sales, not profits. To put this i...
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Surprise, surprise: French unemployment hits record high - HailHailtoMichigan!
[link=(http://www.nasdaq.com/article/french-unemployed-rise-05-in-may-to-record-355-million-20150624-00666)]LINK[/link] To think there are some folks on here who were praising Hollande's taxation initiatives when he was first elected. :casty: ...
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Most random non-conference road game an SEC team has had? - HailHailtoMichigan!
I just read ( I know, germans germans) about mississippi state going to UMass in the future, and it got me thinking about the most random foes sec teams have had to travel to. What are some ones you guys can remember? By "random" I mean the home team is widely regarded as lowly, perhaps even a full ...
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ESPN2 CFL thread- Ottawa vs Montreal - HailHailtoMichigan!
Desperate for some football. I'll take what I can get... and this is what I can get. ...
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Jim Webb has some balls- let us not forget his views on women in the military - HailHailtoMichigan!
This was an op-ed actually written by him [quote]This is the only country in the world where women are being pushed toward the battlefield. The United States also has one of the most alarming rates of male-to-female violence in the world: Rapes increased 230 percent from 1967 to 1977 and the much...
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408 people are running for president so far.... check out some of these names - HailHailtoMichigan!
some caught my eye- [link=(http://www.fec.gov/press/resources/2016presidential_form2dt.shtml)]LINK[/link] [quote]SPARROW, JACK -Independent[/quote] [quote]BUTTOCKS, SYDNEYS VOLUPTOUS -Independent[/quote] [quote]SAVIOR, OLE' -Republican Party [/quote] [quote]JACOB-FAMBRO, PRINCES...
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The CFB magazines seem to be coming out earlier and earlier each year - HailHailtoMichigan!
Lindy's, Athlon, etc....Before a few years ago, these used to come out in mid to late july. I was in the bookstore the other day and I noticed they were already on the shelf. I get all my previews, info, and news on the teams online now, but it used to be fun reading these magazines and seeing t...
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ridiculous: some GOP candidates are questioning the Christianity of their rivals - HailHailtoMichigan!
Oops, sorry..... that would be Hillary. [quote]At a rally in Des Moines, Iowa, on Sunday, former secretary of state and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton mostly attacked her Republican rivals' economic policies until the very end, where she began to wonder about the lack of Christian belief...
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This sign sums up the absurdity of modern left wing economic theory - HailHailtoMichigan!
This was taken during the anti-austerity protests in London a few days ago. [img]https://www.popularresistance.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/1lon4-e1434895066276.jpg[/img] The geek in the front caught my attention. The sign basically means "healthcare not material goods". But how can you hav...
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Bernie Sanders, gun nut. - HailHailtoMichigan!
[quote]When started taking questions, though, one audience member went for it, saying that she sees a need for tougher gun laws. Sanders framed his response with his backstory, telling the woman: “I come from a state that has zero gun control and it also has a very low crime rate.” [/quote] An...
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Mitt Romney: take down the flag - HailHailtoMichigan!
[link=(http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/7627776)]LINK[/link] I stand with him. As a conservative who believes that union victory is one of our finest moments in tradition and history. ...
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Why is RCD's thread about the victims' families forgiving anchored? - HailHailtoMichigan!
That was truly powerful, moving, and emotional. And it gets anchored? Man, I know you guys have to keep it strict, especially on that board, but some things are best left untouched, and I believe that thread was one of them. :cheers:...
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Not one of Obama's gun control proposals had anything to do with Charleston - HailHailtoMichigan!
Let's review the 2013 gun control proposals put forward by the white house 1) A ban on assault weapons 2)Limit the size of commercially avaialble magazines 3) force all the states to require background checks when a firearm is privately transferred. Now, here's the info we have on the rece...
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