| Political Talk|| re: Pretend I know nothing immigration; what is tonight's speech supposed to be abt? - Turbeauxdog on 11/20/14 at 3:23 pm|
Dems got creamed in midterms. That's what this is all about....
| Political Talk|| re: Even IF... You Agree with Obama on Immigration - You Shouldn't Support Him - Turbeauxdog on 11/20/14 at 12:47 pm|
This nation was constituted as a nation of laws, not a nation of a single man.
When Mitt Romney was running for President and made campaign promises to write executive orders to change all sorts of things from banking regulations to the ACA to tax rates, did you say the same thing? [...
| Political Talk|| re: why do we need immigration reform? - Turbeauxdog on 11/19/14 at 6:50 pm|
Because the democrats lost an election....
| Political Talk|| re: Senator Cruz doubles down on Net Neutrality argument - Turbeauxdog on 11/18/14 at 1:41 pm|
our cable providers, who are causing the issues for NN, are formed from the same government-backed systems that telephone companies were
This is not true. This is a failure of free-market capitalism that only the government can fix.[/quote]
Absolutely and unequivocally false....
| Political Talk|| re: Pelosi doesn't know who Gruber is?? - Turbeauxdog on 11/15/14 at 4:53 pm|
[quote]Why do you hate women?[/quote]
He's obviously advocating for her to receive the necessary behavior health services she requires. Why do you hate the mentally ill?...
| Political Talk|| re: In Defense of Obama - Turbeauxdog on 11/13/14 at 5:52 pm|
The sheer fact that Krugman feels the need to write this article should tell you all you need to know about Obama's presidency....
| Political Talk|| re: What bureaucrat should decide how much broadband capacity you have? - Turbeauxdog on 11/13/14 at 3:35 pm|
It's the same crap over and over again. Because of government, more government. It's asinine.
| O-T Lounge|| re: iPhone screen repair btr? - Turbeauxdog on 11/10/14 at 10:01 pm|
It's $50 at the Apple Store ...
| Political Talk|| re: How is it not racist to say voter ID laws are racist? - Turbeauxdog on 11/10/14 at 8:11 am|
[quote]First let me say that I am in favor of voter ID laws.
But look at it this way. The status quo is what it is. A change would get rid of x amount of voter fraud, and it would suppress Y quantity of minority vote. If y is a whole lot greater than x, " then why do it?[/quote]
Because the reas...
| Political Talk|| re: Pregant and not planning an abortion? The anti-womenists are after you, too. - Turbeauxdog on 11/9/14 at 5:24 pm|
[quote]Posted by asurob1
sometimes funded by the state.
No it isn't it. Money has this interesting characteristic called fungibility....
| Political Talk|| re: No Vacation Nation - Turbeauxdog on 11/9/14 at 4:40 pm|
[quote]m trying to open my mind to the possibility my free-market attitude could be wrong and maybe it can't fix everything- this is a road block I'm trying to work through to prove my philosophy is the right one.[/quote]
The free market doesn't "fix" anything. It produces outcomes that are refle...
| Political Talk|| re: Election showed that America "wants to see compromise in DC" - Turbeauxdog on 11/8/14 at 6:32 am|
The Compromise between the left's desire for massive government growth and the right's desire to slightly contract government is slight government growth.
How is the right ever suppose to ever actually narrow the scope of government if they're expected to perpetually compromise with extremists ?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Good sections of Houston? - Turbeauxdog on 11/7/14 at 9:26 pm|
Traffic can be a nightmare. Houston is very neighborhood centric. Where will you be working? ...
| Political Talk|| re: Wow, Supreme Court to rule on health care subsidies. - Turbeauxdog on 11/7/14 at 9:17 pm|
[quote] of curiosity, would the board think this is legislating from the bench if they were to over-turn it? If not, why is it not legislating? They are overturning a law that went through the legislative process, granted it was crammed through....but still seems to me that its legislating from the ...
| Political Talk|| re: A major impediment to upward mobility for blacks is racist landlords. - Turbeauxdog on 11/7/14 at 9:41 am|
Posted by cwill
You're going to have to elaborate.
I'm not going to rent from landlords who engage in this practice. I will also inform my friends and family of this practice and they will do the same. Maybe I'll tweet about it and this landlords bigotry will become...
| Political Talk|| re: A major impediment to upward mobility for blacks is racist landlords. - Turbeauxdog on 11/7/14 at 9:25 am|
[quote]Posted by cwill
I sure as hell wouldn't eat at a restaurant that didn't serve people of color. I don't want my money going to some hick a-hole.
How do you apply that "objection" to rental properties?
It applies perfectly as is...
| Political Talk|| re: Is United States The Most Minority Friendly Country on Earth? - Turbeauxdog on 11/6/14 at 8:53 am|
Where in Europe?
| More Sports Board|| re: Internal emails of the NCAA during the Penn State investigation are pretty bad - Turbeauxdog on 11/5/14 at 6:15 pm|
However, if the NCAA's action was a bluff, why didn't PSU call them on it? Perhaps PSU didn't because discovery, during a lawsuit, has a way of turning over rocks they don't want exposed to the light of day.
Would you want to be a college trying to make it about football when yo...
| Political Talk|| re: So how nasty will wendy davis be in her concession speech - Turbeauxdog on 11/4/14 at 8:47 pm|
I didn't realize until today that the chronicle actually endorsed this slag.
| O-T Lounge|| re: What happened to you that forever changed your way of thinking? - Turbeauxdog on 10/29/14 at 9:26 am|
Reading Milton Friedman ...