| Political Talk|| Legacy of Statism: Aral sea completely gone - HailHailtoMichigan! on 9/30/14 at 10:57 pm|
For all the shite Capitalism gets about pollution and environmental degradation, the worst environmental disaster of the 20th/21st century was due to government planners:
The Aral Sea was once the world's fourth-largest lake. Now much of it is a vast toxic desert straddling the borders of ...
| Political Talk|| Why do so many southern towns struggle with lowering their poverty rates? - HailHailtoMichigan! on 9/30/14 at 5:01 pm|
I guess this applies to towns in every state, but it seems like, for decades, the south hasn't made much progress in this regard. There are towns all over Northern Louisiana, the delta, and Mid-Alabama that have poverty rates over 50%. In a highly developed market economy, this is unacceptable. Free...
| SEC Rant|| According to Stewart Mandel, Michigan AD turned down sumlin in 2010 - HailHailtoMichigan! on 9/30/14 at 3:24 pm|
In favor of Hoke. frick me!! ...
| Political Talk|| If Obama was president at the time, would he have signed the 1996 welfare act? - HailHailtoMichigan! on 9/30/14 at 12:42 am|
I say no. ...
| Political Talk|| Supreme Court lets Ohio limit early voting - HailHailtoMichigan! on 9/29/14 at 7:14 pm|
[quote]Acting on a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court issued an order Monday afternoon that allows Ohio officials to cut early voting in the state by a week.
In a one-page order (posted here), the court's five Republican-appointed justices agreed to lift a District Court judge's ruling that had blocked ...
| Political Talk|| On a dollar basis, taxation does not hurt nor benefit an economy - HailHailtoMichigan! on 9/29/14 at 1:14 pm|
The vast majority of taxation goes, eventually, into the pockets of people that will spend it.( people on state aid, government employees, etc). This money eventually goes right back to the businesses that pay for it.
It is a net zero on the functioning of the economy. If the taxation was not th...
| Political Talk|| The Good People of Switzerland have said no to government healthcare - HailHailtoMichigan! on 9/29/14 at 1:29 am|
[quote]Swiss voters on Sunday rejected a plan for a seismic shift from the country's all-private health insurance system to a state-run scheme.
Referendum results showed that almost 62 percent of voters had shot down a reform pushed by left-leaning parties which say the current private system is ...
| O-T Lounge|| What are some of your favorite non-United States national songs? - HailHailtoMichigan! on 9/28/14 at 11:19 pm|
I enjoy Britain's "Rule Britannia", the soviet anthem, and Australia's "Waltzing Matilda". ...
| Saints Score Board|| That was absolutely pathetic- shameful, comical - HailHailtoMichigan! on 9/28/14 at 10:09 pm|
You either go for it or you don't/ ...
| Saints Score Board|| We are down 31-3, yet our offense isn't trying to save clock on this drive - HailHailtoMichigan! on 9/28/14 at 9:32 pm|
Our chances of a comeback are not going to happen when these midfield pass plays waste 30 seconds each time. Why aren't we passing it towards the sideline? ...
| Tiger Rant|| Brad Wing is about to be unpopular up in Pittsburgh - HailHailtoMichigan! on 9/28/14 at 3:24 pm|
Steelers had the ball with 1:28 left. Tampa Bay had two timeouts, used them. Stopped the steelers. Brad Wing trots out and shanks a punt for 30 yards. TB goes down and scores with 7 seconds left. ...
| More Sports Board|| Are you fricking kidding me, Steelers? - HailHailtoMichigan! on 9/28/14 at 3:21 pm|
One of the biggest choke jobs I have EVER seen.
| Political Talk|| I will never understand why Ayn Rand is so admired by my fellow conservatives - HailHailtoMichigan! on 9/28/14 at 4:36 am|
Aside from the fact that she hated conservatism, let us remember that much of her philosophy actually was [i]the opposite [/i] of conservatism.
1) Ayn Rand despised altruism, yet an important tenet of conservatism is the admiration of voluntary charity, community, and association.
2) Ayn Rand...
| SEC Rant|| The coaching changes board this year is going to be interesting again - HailHailtoMichigan! on 9/28/14 at 2:02 am|
It won't beat last year, but Florida will likely be searching, and you know Les's name will come up for the UM job. ...
| Political Talk|| Iowa and Colorado Senate races trending Republican - HailHailtoMichigan! on 9/28/14 at 12:26 am|
Ernst up by 6 in the very respected Des Moines Register poll.
My friend in Iowa says Bruce Braley (dem candidate) is running the worst campaign Iowa has ever...
| Score Board|| Can you guys please shut up now? 7-0. - HailHailtoMichigan! on 9/27/14 at 7:16 pm|
| Score Board|| Why didn't NMSU go for it there? - HailHailtoMichigan! on 9/27/14 at 6:48 pm|
When you're a 40 point underdog, what the hell are you punting in that situation for? ...
| More Sports Board|| Michigan fans chanting "good bye Brady" in unison- WOW - HailHailtoMichigan! on 9/27/14 at 4:56 pm|
That was surreal. ...
| More Sports Board|| Watching Michigan is like watching a melting candle - HailHailtoMichigan! on 9/27/14 at 4:37 pm|
This is beyond a slump. frick the Alabama fans who lied to me and said Nussmeier was a decent coach. ...
| SEC Rant|| I, too, believe the hogs roll tomorrow - HailHailtoMichigan! on 9/26/14 at 8:41 pm|
Sumlin is not sleeping tonight with that hog rushing attack in his head.
You can praise me or laugh at me after the game. ...