|CME futures point to more housing price gains |
By toothfairy in Oakland CA 94610 1 comment, latest 17 hours ago:
E-man says That's not possible. Home prices are on the verge of collapsing. I heard it on Patnet since 1998.
|Salem, Oregon |
By CL in Emeryville CA 94608 6 comments, latest 2 weeks ago:
mmmarvel says Salem, ah, the town that exists basically because the state capital is there. Salem is a nice enough town, but aside from the capital and one college (small college) there isn't much else...
|State Healthcare Lotteries |
By CL in Emeryville CA 94608 20 comments, latest 1 month ago:
CL says curious2 says CL says Insurance is access.... No, insurance is a contract. Read yours. Semantics. If you are not in a life-threatening position, hospitals can refuse you if you don't have insurance, right?...
|Looking good |
By CL in Emeryville CA 94608 posted 1 month ago:
http://dish.andrewsullivan.com The news cycle is so punishing these days you might be forgiven for thinking the Obama era is over. But it isn’t. It’s at its peak in terms of impact, because policies, especially economic...
|The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi dismantles another ObamaCare myth - The Week |
By CL in Emeryville CA 94608 4 comments, latest 1 month ago:
monkframe says Does anyone still believe that we have the "best health care system in the world?" If so, it's another confirmation that they haven't been unlucky enough to encounter it fully.
|ACA question |
By CL in Emeryville CA 94608 6 comments, latest 1 month ago:
CL says My friend bought on the Exchange last year due to his PEC. I'm guessing he could have waited until January 1, but didn't want to risk a lapse in coverage. His company brought...
|Thomas Jefferson as First Democrat |
By CL in Emeryville CA 94608 63 comments, latest 1 month ago:
CL says By the way, this looks like the full timeline, up to Obama. http://www.davidwalbert.com/20
|Don't Conservatives even know where to FIND a spell checker? |
By CL in Emeryville CA 94608 3 comments, latest 2 months ago:
Dan8267 says CL says To be fair, the conservatives aren't saying that Obama is in favor of Islamic terrorists. They are saying he is a professional Islamic terrorist and he probably plays in the Anti-American...
|The Tea Party has become grotesquely fiscally irresponsible - The Week |
By CL in Emeryville CA 94608 1 comment, latest 2 months ago:
bgamall4 says The Tea Party wants our bonds to be worth crap? Not sure how practical that is. I think we have to cut defense spending because we are too tempted to use the damn...
|1-800-Flowers botches Valentine's Day - and apology, too - Feb. 16, 2014 |
By CL in Emeryville CA 94608 2 comments, latest 2 months ago:
curious2 says This reminds me of the SNL sketch about the package delivery company for "When it absolutely, positively, has to be there the day before yesterday." I suspect that many guys forgot to send...
|People will be held responsible - just not Chris Christie |
By CL in Emeryville CA 94608 124 comments, latest 3 months ago:
bob2356 says Homeboy says bob2356 says Well that leaves out every president since Truman. Oh, I see. What Christie did was o.k. in your mind because you don't expect any better. Nice. I don't now...
|So I watched Atlas shrugged last night...(redux) |
By CL in Emeryville CA 94608 32 comments, latest 3 months ago:
upisdown says jazz music says Daily Koz has a great write up on Ayn Rand that sets aside the hypocrisy to focus instead on the failed ideology. How can it be a failed ideology when...
|Jesus and Santa were white - POLITICO.com |
By CL in Emeryville CA 94608 50 comments, latest 3 months ago:
CaptainShuddup says Does this mean that Ganesha is Back?
|Official who OK'd Obama birth papers dies in crash |
By CL in Emeryville CA 94608 28 comments, latest 4 months ago:
Homeboy says thomaswong.1986 says define "natural born citizenship" as it was a common term during the writing of the constitution. An English-language translation of Emerich de Vattel's 1758 treatise The Law of Nations, stating that...
|Watch The Daily Show use Pope Francis to hammer Fox Business pundits - The Week |
By CL in Emeryville CA 94608 6 comments, latest 4 months ago:
FortWayne says Pope was right.
|Cash for clunkers question for the Keynesians |
By CL in Emeryville CA 94608 108 comments, latest 5 months ago:
Robert Sproul says When Barack Obama became president, there were 32,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan. He escalated to over 100,000 troops, plus contractors. Now 5 years later, there are 47,000 troops in that shithole, in...
|Income Inequality Questions |
By CL in Emeryville CA 94608 336 comments, latest 5 months ago:
indigenous says I like the quote from Keynes paraphrasing: it is possible to raise the taxes so high that they will defeat their own purpose. No economist has ever uttered the phrase "trickle down theory"...
|Corporate Taxes passed on to the consumer |
By CL in Emeryville CA 94608 4 comments, latest 5 months ago:
CL says Heraclitusstudent says Also the reverse argument is true: consumers taxes are passed back to corporations - in the form of lower demand for their products. You will never hear that from a republican....
|A War on the Poor - NYTimes.com |
By CL in Emeryville CA 94608 91 comments, latest 5 months ago:
thunderlips11 says Screw Corporations and Government. What's wrong with an autonomous collective?
|The roots of modern, violent rage - Salon.com |
By CL in Emeryville CA 94608 posted 5 months ago:
http://www.salon.com/2013/11/0 Joe Stack had simply had enough. Every time this fifty-three-year-old independent engineer and software consultant from Austin, Texas, had set aside any money at all for retirement, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) seemed to...