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re: Absolutely disgusting: lack of coverage of Clinton foundation meltdown - ironsides
[quote]eventually now that she lost and there's no need for that avenue for funds flow [/quote] Nah - lots of wealthy families use foundations for tax purposes. ...
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re: What % of All Americans have full time jobs? - ironsides
[link=(https://www.bls.gov/cps/tables.htm)]Here's a link but I did the Math for you. [/link] So basically, if you include people of working age (20 - 65) only 43.5% work full time in a job over 35 hours per week. This is 71% of the "labor force" which is defined as everybody that wants to wor...
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re: Record setting job growth under Obama - ironsides
I wouldn't call it record setting. Let's compare to 2010, where he would have had a year in office: 2010: For every 100 people of working age, 64.7 were actually looking or employed, and 58.5 were actually working. 2016: For every 100 people, 62.8 were looking, and 59.72 were actually working...
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re: Obamacare repeal could cost 3 million jobs - ironsides
[quote]It's cost less than projected to date.[/quote] Per person? Bull shite. ...
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re: Obamacare repeal could cost 3 million jobs - ironsides
[quote]Obamacare repeal could cost 3 million jobs by TrebleHook So the healthcare industry added 3 million jobs because of Obamacare? I don't believe it.[/quote] This x1000. Even if jobs are lost they can always get jobs at the chevy or ford plants :cheers:...
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re: Right To Work at the Chattanooga VW Plant - ironsides
Sounds like they are suffering from free market pressures on low skilled jobs? ...
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re: Leaked Audio of Kerry Reveals President Obama Intentionally Allowed Rise of ISIS - ironsides
Ballscaster - do you presume The Washington Post as one of these "MSM" sources? ...
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re: Stadium Was Empty - ironsides
Bowl tickets are too expensive for an irrelevant exhibition game....
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re: Obama is like the kid in school that everyone beat up.... - ironsides
Hardly - he's been the bully domestically for 8 years. Using the IRS as a weapon against conservatives, BLM, etc. ...
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re: Making America 1953 Again - ironsides
What % of jobs lost since 1953 are due to trade vs automation? Picking 2000 as your start date is fricking silly ...
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re: Thoughts after watching "The Big Short" - ironsides
That isn't capitalism ...
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re: I'm still bitter and upset that trump did so poorly in my neck of the woods - ironsides
How many of those votes were legal?...
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re: Why didn't the Dems replace Crooked after her 9/11 stroke? - ironsides
[quote]The only person that could have won for the democrats was Biden. If he ran I don't think it would have been close.[/quote] You are sexist! I kid, I kid. Reality is that the clintons became so powerful nobody wanted to oppose them because they'd get absolutely crushed. Hillary spent $1....
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re: If Frank Wilson had stayed at LSU... - ironsides
[quote]Give the guy some credit.[/quote] Ok, but there is just no way you can say that he would have won the games the way o did...
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re: Facebook to start labeling 'fake news' - ironsides
[quote] SO basically anything not a part of the "Big 6". Wonderful.[/quote] Nope. NY Times had a great description of the strategy. Basically it is an algorithm that allows users to claim something as fake, and if it reaches a threshold a "team" will check the story out. It will still allow you ...
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re: NHL Season Long Thread - ironsides
Yeah, Metro is like the old SEC West division. I now understand the frustration that our resident Habs fans feel with Alain Vigneault. Hopefully he didn't screw up Hank. As a sidenote, anyone catch the Preds / St. Louis game last night? Switched at the end of Rangers game and Preds were do...
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re: A breakdown of real and fake news - ironsides
1) Guardian and WSJ can stay where they are. 2) WTF on the Economist? Needs to move to the same place the Guardian is. Has not been conservative in the least for about a decade. 3) Move the following from "Mainstream" to the same level as MSNBC: - NPR - BBC - WaPo - NYT - NBC News - AP -...
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re: Where are all the phony libertarians? - ironsides
I think there's an assumption in your question that libertarians are okay with companies to use slave labor in china to sell electronics in the US? ...
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re: Do you guys actually dispute the "fake news" thing? - ironsides
[quote]Probably a lot more fake news that benefited Trump though[/quote] You mean like Trump is a huge racist, aligned with the KKK, and will be the next hitler? Or how about in the LA times, the headline "hey white people come get your boy". Or that Colin Powell had his own email server that he ...
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re: Pope warns media over sin of spreading fake news - ironsides
I read the article. I don't see what's controversial about what he said. What I do think is terrible is the way HuffPo spun it. ...
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