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re: Krugman caught cheating? - Taxing Authority
Krugman versus Krugman on deficits and debt -- who can you believe? http://blog.scrivener.net/2009/08/krugman-versus-krugman-on-deficits-and.html?m=1 And... Krugman: Bush's Deficit Bad, Obama's Deficit Good http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2010/02/11/krugman_bushs_deficit_bad_obam...
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re: "Vampire CEO's continue to suck blood" - Taxing Authority
[quote]Do you think someone who loses 33% of his company's equity deserves a raise?[/quote]Is it anybody's business other than the owners? Further how can one make a blanket statement like this? If a CEO of a new home builder limited equity losses to 33% in 2007-2008, but kept cash flow positive...
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re: Krugman caught cheating? - Taxing Authority
[quote]That statement already explains why Krugman justifiably removed the data.[/quote] :rotflmao: Nope. ...
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re: ACA Enrollees Satisfied, Rate Good/Excellent Value of Most Plans - Taxing Authority
[quote]Enrollees in ACA-compliant plans (including those purchased from a Marketplace) give similar ratings to their overall coverage and value for the money compared to those in pre-ACA, non-compliant plans[/quote] Yup. Compared to pre-ACA numbers, the HIX numbers aren't that great. [img]htt...
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re: ACA Enrollees Satisfied, Rate Good/Excellent Value of Most Plans - Taxing Authority
[quote]And how many of those claiming it 'hurt' their families were only saying so to try and bring the law down, as slightly less than one-half of our Congress seems to be doing? [/quote]Probably roughly equal to the number saying it 'helped' their families, saying so to try and keep the law in ef...
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re: ACA Enrollees Satisfied, Rate Good/Excellent Value of Most Plans - Taxing Authority
[quote]Who wouldn't be satisfied with free money?[/quote]This. Pretending that sample group is unbiased is ... silliness. ...
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re: A Scalia prediction on two pending Court cases. - Taxing Authority
[quote]The First Amendment protects people, not statutory constructions (in this case, corporations). [/quote]Nope. ...
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re: A Scalia prediction on two pending Court cases. - Taxing Authority
[quote]Clinton has already said that she would appoint justices who'd overturn the Citizens United perversion. Every citizen fearful of plutocracy, oligarchy, and/or corporatism should pay close attention. [/quote]Amen to that. Let's hope Clinton doesn't get elected and make good on that promise. ...
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re: A Scalia prediction on two pending Court cases. - Taxing Authority
[quote]No objective legal scholar takes the Burrell case seriously.[/quote] :rotflmao: No reason to read any further. Thanks for saving me the time. ...
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re: Salon.com has issues with free speech when it attacks the Big Left Narrative - Taxing Authority
[quote]How can you not write Salon off after reading that?[/quote]I wrote them off when they started stiffing their 'writers' and using photos without permission. ...
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re: If I were forced to hire people at $15/hour minimum... - Taxing Authority
[quote], and these idiots off the streets who could have easily gotten jobs at minimum wage today will have no chance in hell of getting hired at $15 an hour.[/quote]This is messed up causality at it's finest. Paying a worker more doesn't (necessarily) create better workers. If it could, why not ...
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re: For any of you doubting that these Benghazi hearings - Taxing Authority
[quote]But it's very telling how much differently Republicans have treated Petraeus on the Benghazi issue. Night and day[/quote]I'd say it's night-and-day for Democrats as well. I don't recall any of them defending Petraeus when he got caught lying about his affair. That said, the two positions ...
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re: For any of you doubting that these Benghazi hearings - Taxing Authority
[quote]Petraeus signed off on the CIA's intel assessment. I don't see anyone going after him. [/quote]So... Two wrongs make a right? ...
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re: For any of you doubting that these Benghazi hearings - Taxing Authority
[quote]are anything more than a chance to get at Hillary. [/quote]Whats wrong with going after a government official that lied to the public for political gain? ...
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re: ObamaCare Premium Increases Next Year May Shock You - Taxing Authority
[quote]Is that the land where 22 million Americans gained insurance? Because that sounds like a net positive, but that's only because I can do math. [/quote]Well... If you're going to do math... You should include what it cost the other 150 million or so to cover those 22 million. By and large t...
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re: ObamaCare Premium Increases Next Year May Shock You - Taxing Authority
[quote]there are people today who have insurances who couldn't afford it before obamacare[/quote]The reality is... They still can't afford it. They just have a mechanism to steal from their neighbors to make up the difference. ...
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re: ObamaCare Premium Increases Next Year May Shock You - Taxing Authority
[quote]They've seen a slowing in the increase of health costs. [/quote]:rotflmao:...
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re: ObamaCare Premium Increases Next Year May Shock You - Taxing Authority
[quote]Oh wait, the ACA IS the GOP plan.[/quote]:rotflmao: Remind us again... How many republicans voted for it? I can't seem to recall......
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re: Notorious anti-Obamacare redneck changes his mind. He's now a Democrat. - Taxing Authority
[quote]Democrats want to protect people.[/quote]Does this include rich people?...
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re: Notorious anti-Obamacare redneck changes his mind. He's now a Democrat. - Taxing Authority
[quote]when you object to subsidizing a poor person's healthcare it's entirely fair to state that you prefer him to die.[/quote]Nope. You'd have to be an entirely non-creative simpleton to assume that government subsidies are the only possible solution to any problem. ...
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