| Political Talk|| The term "Illegal" is racially charged, dehumanizing... - TerryDawg03 on 11/9/13 at 10:39 am|
according to UC Berkeley [link=(http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/15260/)]SGA[/link]:
[quote]In an unanimous vote, student senators passed a resolution that stated the word “illegal” is “racially charged,” “dehumanizes” people, and contributes to “punitive and discriminatory actions aimed primari...
| Political Talk|| Shooting at LAX - TerryDawg03 on 11/1/13 at 11:58 am|
Timeline from witness: [link=(https://twitter.com/foxsportsreiter)]LINK[/link]...
| Political Talk|| 'I was all for Obamacare until I found out I was paying for it' - TerryDawg03 on 10/27/13 at 7:54 pm|
And these people can vote:
[quote]Pam Kehaly, president of Anthem Blue Cross in California, said she received a recent letter from a young woman complaining about a 50% rate hike related to the healthcare law.
"She said, 'I was all for Obamacare until I found out I was paying for it,'" Kehaly ...
| Political Talk|| Yahoo! Finance: Tech's "Middle-Aged White Guy Problem" - TerryDawg03 on 10/24/13 at 12:56 pm|
[quote]Anyone who watched the Apple (AAPL) keynote this week (if you’re me) couldn’t help but notice that it was a parade of middle-aged white guys who came on stage to reveal the company’s latest and greatest.
And Twitter, ahead of it’s planned IPO next month, has come under fire for the makeup ...
| Political Talk|| Crack Whore Economics - TerryDawg03 on 10/23/13 at 8:13 pm|
From [link=(http://www.reddit.com/r/conservatives/comments/1p19nv/we_need_a_new_economic_theory_to_describe_how_our/)]Reddit[/link]: :lol:
[quote]Two of the main economic theories out there are Keynsian and Austrian. There were a couple of videos made some years ago that give an overview of some...
| Political Talk|| NHS free at the point of use could soon be a thing of the past - TerryDawg03 on 10/22/13 at 11:21 pm|
[quote]Stagnant health spending combined with ever rising costs and demand mean the NHS is facing "the most challenging period in its 65-year existence", the NHS Confederation said, as the membership body that brings together all NHS providers launched its 2015 Challenge.
In a frank assessment of...
| Political Talk|| Navy officer charged with trading secrets for Lady Gaga tickets - TerryDawg03 on 10/22/13 at 10:38 am|
What a dumbass :lol:
[quote]Cmdr. Michael Vannak Khem Misiewicz, a high-profile U.S. Navy commanding officer, was arrested on federal bribery charged, accused of trading classified information for Lady Gaga concert tickets and prostitutes.
Also charged in a recent U.S. District Court hearing i...
| Political Talk|| Did Government outsource Obamacare phone support overseas? - TerryDawg03 on 10/21/13 at 10:05 pm|
You be the judge: [link=(http://twitchy.com/2013/10/21/even-if-i-were-american-are-obamacare-call-centers-outsourced-too/)]LINK[/link]...
| Political Talk|| Dave Ramsey on ObamaCare: "You're not exempt from math." - TerryDawg03 on 10/14/13 at 2:42 pm|
Pretty good, unbiased look at the effects of ObamaCare: [link=(http://poorrichardsnews.com/post/63737924453/video-dave-ramsey-lays-out-the-facts-of-obamacare-for)]LINK[/link]
[quote]"You’re not exempt from math if you’re a Republican, and you’re not exempt from math if you’re a De...
| Political Talk|| Debt Limit Myths v Reality - TerryDawg03 on 10/13/13 at 12:01 am|
Good analysis and more detail, including sources, at George Mason: [link=(http://mercatus.org/publication/debt-limit-debate-2013-addressing-key-myths)]LINK[/link]
[quote]Myth #1: Standard and Poor’s (S&P) US credit rating downgrade in August 2011 was caused by Washington’s brinkmanship over in...
| Political Talk|| How would you fix the debt ceiling issue? - TerryDawg03 on 10/10/13 at 5:27 pm|
Total interest expense for federal debt was $415,688,781,248.40 for 2013. [link=(http://www.treasurydirect.gov/govt/reports/ir/ir_expense.htm)]LINK[/link]
For those that propose eliminating all foreign aid, that would save roughly $55 billion. [link=(http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2013/08/20/good...
| Political Talk|| FHA took $1.7 billion bailout last day before shutdown - TerryDawg03 on 10/9/13 at 11:48 am|
Risky underwriting, poor forecasting, and shady accounting methods. What's another couple billion dollars, right?
[quote]The recipient was the Federal Housing Administration, which had never needed taxpayer help in its 79-year history. The FHA took a “mandatory appropriation” of $1.7 billion on ...
| Political Talk|| The Shutdown, Federalist #62, and Checks &Balances - TerryDawg03 on 10/7/13 at 1:42 pm|
Boortz offers some perspective on the shutdown:
| Political Talk|| Boortz in for Cain now - TerryDawg03 on 10/7/13 at 8:17 am|
| Political Talk|| "I pledge to be a servant to our president" - TerryDawg03 on 10/4/13 at 11:13 am|
Boortz played a clip of this at the end of the show today. Video came out in 2009 from Harpo Productions (Oprah).
Pure propaganda. If you don't watch all of it, the last 10-15 seconds are ri-damn-diculous.
| Political Talk|| Boortz in for Cain Now! - TerryDawg03 on 10/4/13 at 8:47 am|
From WSB in Atlanta or your local affiliate.
Already had one epic rant. ...
| Political Talk|| Just 6.6 percent of EPA employees are 'essential' - TerryDawg03 on 10/1/13 at 5:38 pm|
[quote]Only federal employees classified as “essential” can work during a government shutdown. At EPA, that means just 6.6 percent of its workforce, according to Reuters.
[b]Of the agency’s 16,205 employees, a mere 1,069 will work through the shutdown. That means that taxpayers employ 15,181 peo...
| Political Talk|| FHA could need up to $1 billion infusion - TerryDawg03 on 9/26/13 at 8:57 am|
Cue Rick Santelli:
[quote]The agency, which offers private mortgage lenders guarantees against homeowner default, has nearly exhausted its reserves for the mortgages it backs. Housing officials have yet to determine how much money the FHA may need to draw, the sources said.
Losses on loans m...
| Political Talk|| Calif. Legislature OKs Driver's Licenses for Illegal Aliens - TerryDawg03 on 9/16/13 at 11:01 pm|
This bill will allow people to get to work legally, even though they're here illegally. California, ladies and gentlemen:
[quote]The state Assembly approved the bill on a 55-19 vote late Thursday, hours after the Senate also voted to pass it. Gov. Jerry Brown issued a statement indicating he woul...
| Political Talk|| Trader Joe's drops health coverage on part-timers - TerryDawg03 on 9/11/13 at 2:42 pm|
"Part-time" meaning the 30 hours/week as defined by ObamaCare.
[quote]In the memo to staff dated Aug. 30, Trader Joe's CEO Dan Bane said the company will cut part-timers a check for $500 in January and help guide them toward finding a new plan under the Affordable Care Act. The company will cont...
| Political Talk|| George Mason University: Most stadium subsidies do not benefit local economies - TerryDawg03 on 9/9/13 at 5:07 pm|
I'm just gonna leave this here:
[quote]Why, then, do politicians continue to hand out these privileges at the taxpayers’ expense? One answer is that these sports teams are well-connected and well-organized, giving them an inherent lobbying advantage over a multitude of unorganized taxpayers. F...
| Political Talk|| Common Core approved textbook in Utah teaches emotional language - TerryDawg03 on 9/6/13 at 11:54 am|
Government schools look to be churning out little communists if this is legit. The language in the textbook sounds like it came straight out of the DNC handbook. Not sure who the publisher is.
| Political Talk|| Need this classic updated for Syria - TerryDawg03 on 8/31/13 at 12:54 am|
| Political Talk|| Meanwhile, in Darfur - TerryDawg03 on 8/30/13 at 3:15 pm|
It's funny how we pick and choose our humanitarian efforts.
[quote]In the case of Syria, the strenuous language deployed is a pretext for military action in a region of very considerable geostrategic significance. As a consequence, there has been much talk of how the Assad regime's chemical atta...
| Political Talk|| Michael Reagan calls out writer of The Butler - TerryDawg03 on 8/28/13 at 2:32 pm|
Not surprised, but nice to hear a first hand perspective:
[quote]But let's compare the two White House butlers.
Guess which one grew up in segregated Virginia, got a job at the White House and rose to become maître d hote, the highest position in White House service?
Guess which one had a...
| Political Talk|| NYT Op-Ed: Bomb Syria, Even if it is illegal - TerryDawg03 on 8/27/13 at 9:52 pm|
[quote]Since Russia and China won’t help, [b]Mr. Obama and allied leaders should declare that international law has evolved[/b] and that [b]they don’t need Security Council approval[/b] to intervene in Syria.
This would be popular in many quarters, and I believe it’s the right thing to do. But if...
| Political Talk|| Boortz in for Hannity Radio Show - TerryDawg03 on 8/23/13 at 2:09 pm|
Syndicated on WSB in Atlanta. On TuneIn app. ...
| Political Talk|| "Paula Deen shoots Trayvon Martin" in upcoming Law & Order episode - TerryDawg03 on 8/23/13 at 1:07 pm|
[quote]'Law & Order SVU' is tackling racial profiling head on in an upcoming episode that winds together the controversial Trayvon Martin case and the Paula Deen scandal. In the episode, Cybill Shepard plays Jolene Castille, a famous southern chef. But instead of making a racial slur, like Deen, she...
| Political Talk|| 89 yr old WWII vet beaten to death by two teens - TerryDawg03 on 8/22/13 at 7:19 pm|
This is one of the saddest stories I've ever read, and I hope that it gets the coverage it deserves:
[quote]WWII veteran Delbert Belton survived being wounded in action during the Battle of Okinawa only to be beaten and left for dead by two teens at the Eagles Lodge in Spokane on Wednesday eveni...
| Political Talk|| Germany recognizes bitcoin as unit of account - TerryDawg03 on 8/21/13 at 1:45 pm|