Why do republicans deny an obvious recovery?
By SubOink   #investing  #politics   9 comments, latest 2 minutes ago:
Blurtman says You'd have to define the criteria for a recovery. Here is one view, at odds with the touted low unemployment number. Core Employment (Age 25-54) Still Below January 2000 Level, 3 Million Below...

Liberals trying to solve more problems no one thinks are a problem.
By FortWayne   #1  #politics   75 comments, latest 17 minutes ago:
FortWayne says iwog says I asked you to support this assertion and you ran away. Support it with something more than blind assertions or retract it. That's what people who aren't intellectually corrupt do. Who...

Negative Interest Rates--Dr James Hamilton
By bgamall4   #investing  #economics  #politics   posted 36 minutes ago:
http://www.talkmarkets.com/con For economies with underutilized resources or too low a rate of inflation the traditional prescription is lower interest rates. Central banks worldwide took the overnight interest rate to zero and the Bank of Japan...

Economists against the draft
By tovarichpeter   posted 39 minutes ago:

Iran Says No Thanks To Dollars; Demands Euro Payment For Oil Sales
By bgamall4   #investing  #economics  #politics   posted 39 minutes ago:
http://www.talkmarkets.com/con Iran is set to ramp up crude production by 500,000 b/d in H1 and by 1 million b/d by year end now that international sanctions have been lifted. In the latest humiliation for Washington,...

Predictions for 2016 election
By Quigley   62 comments, latest 50 minutes ago:
iwog says mell says We're not part of the sports team herd and mentality. Anyone who votes to put Republicans in government deserves Republicans in government. I can't make it more clear than that.

Is cheap oil a bad thing?
By tovarichpeter   32 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
Tenpoundbass says I would go back to making $7.00 a day, if the price of goods and services were measured in pennies again, and gas was 5 cents a gallon. a shave and hair cut...

Why are people making such a big deal about Cam Newton being a black quarterback
By dodgerfanjohn   1 comment, latest 1 hour ago:
Tenpoundbass says Because the MSM is a pathetic little Snot Whistle, that wont go away even though you drink plenty of OJ and try not to kiss strange babies. Still there it is this persistent...

Mindsets and Subtexts
By Patrick   9 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
indigenous says iwog says The proponents of an idea that has been rejected, as indigenous says, by 100 to 1. In fact it's easily proven to be nonsense as I've done many times. And I...

Sexist war criminal says women who don't vote for Hillary will go to hell
By Blurtman   6 comments, latest 2 hours ago:
Ceffer says I don't know. If a woman says she is a feminist, does that mean she won't sell sex anymore, or does it just mean she will ask a much higher price? This is...

What it's like living in democratic socialist Denmark
By tovarichpeter   3 comments, latest 2 hours ago:
DieBankOfAmericaPhukkingDie says Impossible dream in the states. First, no white American wants any tax money spent on black people or brown people. All white Americans want to kill arabs even if they're 14th generation Americans....

Lone Caucusgoer voted Bernie, but his Precinct went for Hillary
By thunderlips11   3 comments, latest 3 hours ago:
Booger says Yet still another example of Hillary's corruption

Venezuela Is Socialist, Senator Sanders. Any Questions?
By Ironman   #politics  #sanders  #socialism   25 comments, latest 4 hours ago:
PCGyver says Ironman says So based on your own posts, didn't the "rich" pay for their own asset protection? Yet one could look at it as the "rich" only paid the pension obligations and everyone...

Negative Interest Rates And Why Banks Want Fannie And Freddie
By bgamall4   #investing  #economics  #politics   posted 4 hours ago:
http://www.talkmarkets.com/con As of now, the market monetarist wish for the US Fed, to charge interest on excess reserves, rather than pay it out, would likely not push interest rates in the interbank lending market up...

Most valuable companies over the last 38 years
By hope solo   #investing  #economics   10 comments, latest 5 hours ago:
justme says BB, it would be more illustrative to plot profits/wages as a ratio.

Hee Haw
By iwog   #politics   3 comments, latest 5 hours ago:
iwog says FortWayne says Why do you care? I thought you moved out of the country already because feminists were ruining your life. Oddly enough you support their candidates who are going to make even...

The Difference Between Trump and Sanders Supporters
By Ironman   #politics  #trump  #bernie   42 comments, latest 6 hours ago:
tatupu70 says Ironman says Does it matter if it comes out BEFORE you get your paycheck versus AFTER you get your paycheck? I worry abut the cost and coverage. Better coverage for lower cost is...

Affordable housing means higher density housing
By tovarichpeter   1 comment, latest 6 hours ago:
mmmarvel says And you too could live in a rat hole, just smile and be glad that the rat hole only costs you $1500 a month.

Tuck Chodd says Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz are not white
By Blurtman   posted 6 hours ago:
CHUCK TODD: I want to bring up a point here that has gotten lost that may feed into a perception that we don't cover these things the same. The Iowa results. Three of the top...

Jailer laments demand for accountability
By Blurtman   posted 6 hours ago:
State Corrections chief quits, scorns lawmaker’s ‘need for blood’ State Corrections Secretary Dan Pacholke said he hopes his resignation meets one Republican lawmaker’s “need for blood. The head of the state Department of Corrections (DOC)...

Marco Rubio: Obama is a Martian Trying to Take Your Jobs and Turn Your Sons Gay
By Dan8267   5 comments, latest 7 hours ago:
saroya says thunderlips11 says Rubio is a freakin' joke. Christie wiped the floor with him. Brett Hume of Fox called this sorry spectacle Rubio's Dan Quayle moment when Quayle blotched his Vice Presidential debate. By...

Definition of Terrorism
By Patrick   13 comments, latest 7 hours ago:
Blurtman says Patrick says blurtman's subtext seems to be his approval of actual terrorism Not at all. I condemn it no matter who commits it.

Middle class wants more government help
By tovarichpeter   posted 8 hours ago:

Trump is going to strip your favorite politician and expose his pentagram tat
By Tenpoundbass   9 comments, latest 8 hours ago:
marcus says Rubio gonna work the big mo. Everyone knows that he's going to be the republican nominee. Deal with it. Hey, at least he's from Florida.

Christie vs. Marco Republican Debate
By thunderlips11   6 comments, latest 8 hours ago:
saroya says thunderlips11 says only Rubio vs. Christie. Ripping each other. As a progressive I am no fan of Christie. But watching Christie confront Rubio, I thought I was watching Zorro make a tossed salad.

How many good months is enough?
By turtledove   25 comments, latest 9 hours ago:
B.A.C.A.H. says My partner and I are lifelong employees at companies, "passive" people in This World. But I think Indigenous' comment about Making The Future is very insightful. It works in many aspects. Identify the...

Most corporations pay no U.S. Taxes
By tovarichpeter   posted 9 hours ago:
http://www.reuters.com/article The Government Accountability Office said 72 percent of all foreign corporations and about 57 percent of U.S. companies doing business in the United States paid no federal income taxes for at least one year...

One in four Germans say they back a policy to torch illegal refugees
By Blurtman   posted 9 hours ago:
One in four Germans say they back a policy to shoot unwanted illegal refugees at their borders German politician Frauke Petry said border police should shoot migrants One in four Germans backed her extreme plan...

Cool signs from PEGIDA Rallies - Germany, Holland, Straya
By thunderlips11   4 comments, latest 10 hours ago:
zzyzzx says Even in Europe, they know that Trump is right!

Hillary's miscalculation - out of touch and poorly served by sycophants, IHL's
By Blurtman   4 comments, latest 10 hours ago:
Tenpoundbass says HEY YOU says Why do Rep/Con/Teas allow this? I don't know it. But Gates might put Bush's name in the can. So Dems and Libs should be first throwing mad as well. But...

Angela Merkel surprised by massive protest march against TTIP in Berlin
By indigenous   6 comments, latest 10 hours ago:
Tenpoundbass says indigenous says That beats China or Mexico or Vietnam? That's our back office. We are China, Mexico or Vietnam. They get all our of work that takes more than 17 hours a week.

Patrick.net Anti-Hillary Coalition of the Unwilling to see her be President
By thunderlips11   #t   110 comments, latest 11 hours ago:
SoftShell says text version would be nice. I read faster than they talk.

Cologne New Year: CCTV of horrific attacks erased!
By Quigley   5 comments, latest 11 hours ago:
SoftShell says Obligatory. SoftShell says It's the rise of the 4th Reich...History repeats itself.

Bay Bridge is $6.4 billion dollar disaster
By tovarichpeter   1 comment, latest 19 hours ago:
Tenpoundbass says How did those brutes do it a long time ago, without iPhones?

Internet COWARDS!!
By HEY YOU   19 comments, latest 19 hours ago:
bob2356 says thunderlips11 says the only State with a Capitol without a McD's (and when I was there 10 years ago, I only saw a single traffic light and that one at the intersection of...

Republicans: We will draft your daughters!
By Dan8267   1 comment, latest 22 hours ago:
DieBankOfAmericaPhukkingDie says What about pets?

Yay! Mandatory selective service for Women
By thunderlips11   posted 22 hours ago:
If ya can join for the job training, ya can be forced to join when we need bodies.

Hitler's Banker's Grandkid Facing Shit-Stained Humiliation in New Hampshire
By DieBankOfAmericaPhukkingDie   10 comments, latest 23 hours ago:
Ceffer says Jeb's platform should be: "You elected the retarded Bush, now elect the smart Bush!" "An objective politician, beholden to no one. We don't gargle bankster shlong, we ARE the shlong. Hitler gargled our...

Assange about to Go Free?
By thunderlips11   24 comments, latest 1 day ago:
Quigley says Apparently the only guys allowed to rape women in Sweden are the Muslim refugees, because, hey, it's their culture! If Assange was Muslim this wouldn't be an issue.

Nasdaq ends at lowest level since October 2014
By Ironman   #economics  #investing   3 comments, latest 1 day ago:
zzyzzx says It's all Obama's fault!!!

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