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re: Banks vs Education Lobbying - elleshoo9
[quote]Because they ain't lobbying for improvement in education[/quote] So this is partly my point. Why are progressives selectively picking on the lobbying efforts of the banking industry? What are the big banks/Wall Street doing that is so evil and holding people down? Or is it a fake crisis li...
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re: Banks vs Education Lobbying - elleshoo9
[quote]germandawg[/quote] Fair point, no need to get all snarky. It would be interesting to see a list of politicians who have moved to Wall Street or the banking industry and their credentials for the job they have been hired to do. Either way though, it could be argued that the Education ind...
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re: Banks vs Education Lobbying - elleshoo9
[quote]Wall Street straight up owns the establishment of both parties.[/quote] How so? Politicians are owned by campaign financing more than lobbying. My point was that Big Education owns them even more than banks/Wall Street. ...
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re: Banks vs Education Lobbying - elleshoo9
Now that the election day is over, I'm bumping my own thread. Any discussion here, or have I started a topic with little room for debate? ...
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re: Banks vs Education Lobbying - elleshoo9
Also, since funding is not the reason for underperforming schools, what is the reason for this huge amount of wasteful lobbying? This is nothing more than another example of government failing. Is the education industry lobbying for free tuition to attempt to secure permanent funding, despite th...
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Banks vs Education Lobbying - elleshoo9
We see Hillary and Bernie constantly disparaging lobbying as an evil, talking about how politicians are controlled by big banks, the pharmaceutical industry, etc. What we never hear about are the lobbying efforts and campaign financing of BIG EDUCATION which have significantly exceeded that of b...
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re: Catholic College Employee Suspended For Saying There Are Only Two Genders - elleshoo9
I think this thread is talking about three different things. 1. Sex 2. Gender 3. Gender Identity Sex and gender are the same thing: male and female. This is how you are born and you can't choose or argue the other. [link=(http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gender)]LINK[/link] Masc...
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re: New Orleans Residents get in altercation during TV interview..... - elleshoo9
[quote]Frankly, looking at it historically and not being racist at all, these communities aren't that historically removed (240 years isn't that long) from the slaves. If you look back, things could probably be traced directly to that. An entire subset of society that was literally raised to be subs...
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Obama to sign executive order to ignite corporate competition - elleshoo9
[link=(http://finance.yahoo.com/news/obama-executive-order-competition-093636744.html)]LINK[/link] Obama administration looking to remove roadblocks to free market competition? What's the catch? [quote]On Friday, President Barack Obama announced he would sign an Executive Order directing every...
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Post Shave Face Products - elleshoo9
I shave after I get out of the shower, and my face has been pretty dry lately after shaving. What creams/lotions/face balms do y'all use or recommend after shaving. ...
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - elleshoo9
[quote]The highest offers floating around on these is $250 Bonus after spending $1K in 3 months. Make sure you apply with that. Try to google "amex blue cash" in an incognito window after clearing your cookies and browser history. If you don't see the offer. Just say something here and I can give yo...
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - elleshoo9
Thanks for the advice. The only reason I got Best Buy card was for no interest financing for 12 months and Macy's was for a big discount on a large purchase. I don't mind dropping either, but I didn't think they were hurting my credit. I've only recently stopped using SW card, so I guess I sh...
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - elleshoo9
I don't know exactly how long I've had each, but I've had the chase freedom since college, southwest for about 3 years, and I just got the citi card last fall. I also have about $2000 credit each with Best Buy and Macy's, so that would reduce the impact of dropping southwest right? What would you...
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - elleshoo9
Can y'all give advice/recommendations on my credit card situation: Current Credit Cards: Chase Freedom: $1600 credit line, no annual fee, 1-5% cash back, no annual fee Southwest Rewards CC: $8500 credit limit, $99 annual fee, 1 pt per dollar Citi Double Cash: $6600 credit limit, no annual fee,...
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re: $250,000 income qualifies you for subsidized housing - elleshoo9
[quote]Well, it can happen any day now. I grew up in Palo Alto and we were priced out almost 30 years ago. Prices keep rising.[/quote] Free market economics won't kick in in a place like California where it isn't close to being a free market. ...
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re: $250,000 income qualifies you for subsidized housing - elleshoo9
[quote]Exactly, but that will create a huge, potentially very dangerous, shortfall for these jobs. You have the potential of crime skyrocketing without a proper police presence.[/quote] If this happens, then there will be less demand to live in such a city, and costs of living will go down to att...
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re: $250,000 income qualifies you for subsidized housing - elleshoo9
[quote]But this is a community deciding to subsidize on their own because they desire these people in their city. I don't see the problem.[/quote] Understood, and I'm glad to see this be a community decision. I'm just explaining why it will likely fail/cause more problems in the future. I'd be wi...
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re: $250,000 income qualifies you for subsidized housing - elleshoo9
If you can't live comfortably on $250K in California or elsewhere for that matter, then it is likely because of government intervention that has prevented the free market from working. Or you are bad at life. If a person or family cannot afford something or it is not appealing to them, then they won...
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re: Supply Chain Analyst - elleshoo9
Supply Chain Analyst - On a local level, the incumbent provides support to Supply Chain, Finance and Production. The support provided to Supply Chain is primarily updating and maintaining the forecast for planning purposes. The Traffic department uses this data for planning of containers, railcars...
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re: Supply Chain Analyst - elleshoo9
Haha what do you like about it?...
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