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re: Mississippi school named after Jefferson Davis to change name to Barack Obama - Taxing Authority
Why change the name [i]to[/i] a racist?...
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re: Eliminating subsidies may cost more money - Taxing Authority
[quote]Why not just charge $160 from the get go[/quote]The other thing to remember is the [b]price[/b] doesn’t reflect the cost of your visit. It reflects what the practice could get if the bill goes to collections or judgement (10-20¢ / dollar). If you don’t (or insurance company) don’t pay, th...
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re: Eliminating subsidies may cost more money - Taxing Authority
We’re rapidly reaching he point where “insurance” is little more than pre-paid services. Most people don’t have any major healthcare events until their mid-late 50s. So most are paying -$10k/yr for 30-ish years to mitigate a sub-10 year risk window. Given a reasonable IRR, and the realization th...
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re: Eliminating subsidies may cost more money - Taxing Authority
[quote]Why not just charge $160 from the get go, let me pay it and have insurance reimburse me or whatever instead of all this multiple tier stuff? [/quote]Because you wouldn’t be freightened into having insurance. The EOB is insurance companies greatest and most effective advertising tool. And it’s...
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re: HOW THE RIGHT LOST ITS MIND - Taxing Authority
[quote]thats the best you can do. [/quote]It really is all the analysis the “article” deserved. ...
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re: HOW THE RIGHT LOST ITS MIND - Taxing Authority
Better title for the thread would be WHY NEWSWEEK SOLD FOR $1...
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re: VP leaves game because players knelt - Taxing Authority
[quote]Attention whore just like his boss[/quote] [link=(http://about.simonandschuster.biz/news/hrc-tour/)]Hillary Rodham Clinton to Tour North America to Discuss Her New Memoir[/link] :rotflmao: ...
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re: If one San Francisco politician gets her way, even robots will have to pay taxes - Taxing Authority
[quote]As I said, that is probably going to change in the foreseeable future.[/quote]:lol: repeating it won’t rehabilitate it. ...
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re: If one San Francisco politician gets her way, even robots will have to pay taxes - Taxing Authority
[quote]In an interview with Quartz earlier this year, Microsoft co-founder and billionaire Bill Gates said he believes governments should tax companies' use of robots. It's an idea one San Francisco politician is now trying to advance to the next level. [/quote]I always laugh when Democrats talk abo...
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re: Why do we still have welfare when the US is a Republican Majority - Taxing Authority
[quote]Why do we still have welfare when the US is a Republican Majority[/quote]Maybe they aren’t the cruel meanie-heads that he Democrats portray them as? [quote]The job market may not be strong enough yet to handle a large influx of workers all at once[/quote]:lol: illegal immigrants say “hell...
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re: Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth - Prelim Study Released - Taxing Authority
[quote]olddawg26[/quote]:rotflmao:...
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re: More than half of US Counties did not have a murder last year - Taxing Authority
[quote]neighborhood level would be even better, but may not be possible. [/quote]Zipcodes. And it’s possible. But banners don’t like those results. [quote]Because certain pertinent factors (gun accessibility) aren't restricted to the boundaries of the policies meant to impact the factors (can ac...
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re: NYT: Comparing the Las Vegas Attack With Daily Gun Deaths in U.S. Cities - Taxing Authority
[quote]So you basically have no ideas? [/quote]Legislatively? Not anything that would ever pass Congress. Really, what's needed is a great big does of personal responsibility. Here's the thing. When you don't have government to bail you out--you become a lot nicer to your friends, neighbors, and...
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re: Journalists and punidts on twitter claiming 600k women just lost birth control - Taxing Authority
[quote]We have long turned the page on..when a boss could stand in between a woman and [b]her own healthcare decisions[/b] [/quote]She can make any decision she likes. She just has to pay for it. Just like everyone else. I thought women wanted quality and independence? Well, here ya' go. The...
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re: NYT: Comparing the Las Vegas Attack With Daily Gun Deaths in U.S. Cities - Taxing Authority
[quote] how do address the issue?[/quote]Outside of politics. It's a cultural/societal issue. Politicians have a terrible track record of legislating morality. [quote]Of course, we can say well let's not address it[/quote]It's up to the poeple to do as they wish. No one likes to admit it... but ...
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re: Why are liberals so concerned about guns? - Taxing Authority
[quote]So you would advocate that the types of weapons, accessories, and the mods made to them were not a causal factor?[/quote]The myth here is that laws, or unavailability of a weapon is what keeps people from committing heinous acts. It isn’t. No one likes to admit it, but.... The only thing ...
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re: Jobs decline in September, prior months revised downward - Taxing Authority
[quote]Participation rose from 62.9 to 63.1%[/quote]Indeed. I was wrong. I’ll have to dig into the numbers. ...
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re: Why are liberals so concerned about guns? - Taxing Authority
[quote]Why are liberals so concerned about guns?[/quote]Attacking (blaming) guns keeps them from having to address the social ills caused by their leftist policies that have destroyed the family, incentivized single-parent households, and made depravity and dishonesty socially acceptable. It’s a...
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re: More than half of US Counties did not have a murder last year - Taxing Authority
[quote]I never understand why people compare County statistics for these things, when the population and population densities make the comparisons irrelevant, unless they are accounted for. [/quote]County-level comparisons aren’t the best. But, it’s a hell of a lot better resolution than state-wide ...
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