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re: Give me your plan to lower federal spending by 100 billion/year - ironsides
We spend close to $900 billion a year in defense spending. You're telling me we can't cut 11%? Make Europe defend itself. Our allies can defend themselves. ...
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re: Record 40% of Americans are now obese (including 10% of pre school children) - ironsides
[quote]Unfortunately the fact of the matter is that if you have large genetics it's very hard to lose weight and keep it off![/quote] Part of this is learned behaviors. Try eliminating carbs, grains, and sugars as a lifestyle change and then get back to us. ...
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re: I'm black. If condemning white supremacy is a "partisan issue," you don't deserve my words - ironsides
If we can define "white supremacist" in the same way that we would have in the 1990's, then I condemn them. The trouble is, people are either mislabeling people or changing the definition. It appears that Soraya has changed the definition. A publication such as Politico cannot afford to appear o...
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re: If Jimbo Fischer goes to Texas A&M... - ironsides
If Jimbo quits better job for A&M? Does not seem plausible ...
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re: What could Hillary have done to appeal to white middle class voters? - ironsides
[quote]She has negative charisma, so she doesn't want to be visible. [/quote] Riddle me this: if her campaign team doesn't collude with the media to push trump in the primaries- does she win the general election vs Rubio or Cruz?...
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re: Once Again Economics Proves Why the ACA Can't Work - ironsides
[quote]NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – America will soon face a shortage of as many as 90,000 doctors. [/quote] "will soon face a shortage" Probably assumes that the new additions to healthcare will use PCPs, which hsan't been the case thus far. We could, however, need the same amount of ER doctors as...
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re: Medicaid expansion has not reduced ER visits, multiple links inside - ironsides
[quote]I might be a a sole voice here who does not find it sad that people are getting the medical care they need finally.[/quote] 1) The people you speak of were already cared for in the ER. This has not changed. 2) the people you speak of are not using The system as intended. They continue to ...
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re: Trump actually destroyed a DNC controlled media outlet in under half a year - ironsides
You do realize that those numbers are 814 to 522 in favor of liberal media....right?...
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re: Aftermath of the Houston gay pride parade - ironsides
[quote]Because they do in Atlanta and NYC and there is never anything like this.[/quote] Maybe you were in the wrong borough of NYC because the west village looks exactly like this...
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re: WaPo back to Meh Russians today--bigly - ironsides
[quote]Russia’s goals were to undermine public faith in the US democratic process[/quote] If the DNC doesn't collude with media to: 1) screw Bernie 2) help trump to win the primary so Hillary can go up against a "weak" candidate The democratic process is not undermined...
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re: 2017 NHL Playoff Thread: PENGUINS WIN THE CUP, Crosby robs Malkin of the Conn Smythe - ironsides
Congrats Hog! :cheers: Hated the outcome, was there last night. 7th man played HARD. ...
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re: 2017 NHL Playoff Thread: PENGUINS WIN THE CUP, Crosby robs Malkin of the Conn Smythe - ironsides
Game day. Can't wait to hear the 7th man play against Crosby and Murrrraaaaaay. ...
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re: Caption this Justin Trudeau photo - ironsides
Symbolic victories and manufactured good vibes are much more important than the economy. ...
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re: 2017 NHL Playoff Thread: PENGUINS WIN THE CUP, Crosby robs Malkin of the Conn Smythe - ironsides
[link=(https://twitter.com/Mattmurray_31)]MURRRRRRRAAAAY! [/link] Strong tweet game by the young goalie here (even if it is indeed a college hockey player and not the penguin). ...
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re: Nashville has brought the trailer park NASCAR types to the NHL - ironsides
[quote]Yeah but they still cheer at the wrong times and when it's a bad thing for Nashville. [/quote] I've been watching hockey for 30+ years, and have been to 12 games this year, and I've never seen the predators crowd cheer when it's a bad thing for Nashville. On the other hand, Nashville IS...
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re: 2017 NHL Playoff Thread: PENGUINS WIN THE CUP, Crosby robs Malkin of the Conn Smythe - ironsides
I think the crowd at Bridgestone really got to Murray on Saturday night, but I also think that he will bounce back. What I'm shocked at is the Malkin / Kessel line, despite scoring, have been atrocious on possession / shots stats. ...
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re: What are the motivations of Elon Musk? - ironsides
[quote]Serious question(s): How much in subsidies does he get compared to, say, Chrysler, GM, and Ford? [/quote] One of these is not like the other. And do you mean on a per vehicle basis or total? oh yeah 377-5690 and I have one to pick up as well ask him to give me my card again Tesla sub...
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