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Tue Dec 9

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DufusGoneSplat replied to the Conservative Fools board. 10:10 AM

Re: World murder statistics

From the World Health Organization
The latest Murder Statistics for the world:

I couldn't find any murder statistics from the WHO. The only worldwide study I could find is from the UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and [more]

Sat Dec 6

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DufusGoneSplat replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:12 PM

Re: If anyone is wondering . . .

If anyone is wondering exactly how ignorant college students in Texas really are, check this out:

I did want to offer an explanation, just in case you missed it.

At the University of Texas about 100 brain specimens are [more]

Tue Dec 2

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DufusGoneSplat replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4:08 PM

Re: Race - Reconsidered

But then, I am not a racist and do not shout statements like, [CCinOC quote} "Well, I don't know how you're going to "erase" the F-A-C-T that blacks commit murder eight times more per capita than any other group in our society. [more]

Thu Nov 20

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DufusGoneSplat replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:06 PM

Re: Latest ACA Controversy

I will offer only these (though I can offer more):

Vegan Diet Good for Type 2 Diabetes - WebMD
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Tue Nov 18

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DufusGoneSplat replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 5:35 PM

Re: Joe Wilson Said

DGS - It's your prerogative to consider the difference between legal and illegal "trifling minutia". I see it as an important difference. Too bad you can't.

THEMATHISNEAR - If Zero chooses to make illegal immigrants [more]

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DufusGoneSplat replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 5:17 PM

Re: Joe Wilson Said

C'mon! you really think they're going to keep illegals out?

I simply posted a reliable source on what the law is in regard to immigrants. Does any law work 100%?




In Oregon this week, officials confessed [more]

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DufusGoneSplat replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:31 PM

Re: Joe Wilson Said

DGS - Except that Obama said it would not insure illegal immigrants, not "legal" immigrants.

beaconclks - LOL!!! How pathetic. ... A distinction without a difference. ... Either statement is a lie.

In fact, [more]

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DufusGoneSplat replied to the Political Asylum board. 1:03 PM

Re: Obama 2006: Stole my ideas from Gruber

Such much for him (Gruber) being, in the words of Obama, "just some advisor."

The video was for the launch of the Brookings Institute's Hamilton Project. The quote you referenced is about 5:05.

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DufusGoneSplat replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:00 PM

Re: Hillary- in today's e-mail

Hillary Clinton 11 March 2014

False
http://www.snopes.com/politics/clintons/achievements.asp

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DufusGoneSplat replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:19 AM

Re: Joe Wilson Said

When Obama denounced as false the claim that this proposed health care system “would insure legal immigrants,” Wilson could hold his tongue no longer. “You lie!” he yelled.

Except that Obama said it would not insure [more]

Wed Nov 12

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DufusGoneSplat replied to the Conservative Fools board. 5:50 PM

Re: Classic snopes

Erm, Penn did delete the video which would make both claims True.

Then apparently you have information that Snopes didn't have. While Snopes noted the video temporarily disappeared, they couldn't establish why or how it [more]

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DufusGoneSplat replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 5:41 PM

Re: Bush and Obama - Veteran's Day

I don't think anyone can say for sure what she said, but "How pretty they fold that flag" doesn't match the look on her face as she's speaking.

It matches as well as All this for a damned flag?. The point is we [more]

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DufusGoneSplat replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:31 PM

Re: US/China Environmental Agreement

President Obama announced that the United States would move much faster in cutting pollution, with a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26% to 28% by 2025 ...

In follow-up to my previous skepticism ....

Within [more]

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DufusGoneSplat replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:09 PM

Re: Ritholtz: Forecasts are Wrong

It looks like the 2010 warning was just before QE1 ended. Given that he was calling for a serious crash, it doesn't seem like QE1 was much of a factor.

The March 21, 2012 call was 3 months or so before the end of QE2.

The [more]

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DufusGoneSplat replied to the Conservative Fools board. 2:46 PM

Re: Classic snopes

But they (Snopes) have to "package" that with a claim that "video footage was deleted from the internet in an attempt to hide it."

Snopes didn't package the claim. They extracted this claim from Twitter [more]

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DufusGoneSplat replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:37 PM

Re: Ritholtz: Forecasts are Wrong

Its unclear, since we don't have the exact dates of Tice's predictions. For example, if Tice made his prediction for 2010 between April and November, maybe.

Being a curious kind of guy, you made me look. I found this March 24, 2010 [more]

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DufusGoneSplat replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:35 AM

Re: US/China Environmental Agreement

President Obama announced that the United States would move much faster in cutting pollution, with a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26% to 28% by 2025 ...

Nice sentiment but somehow I have a hard time believing Obama's [more]

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DufusGoneSplat replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:24 AM

Re: Ritholtz: Forecasts are Wrong

Consider David Tice, who this past August warned of a 60 percent market crash. That might be scary, if you were unaware of the fact he made the same forecast in both 2010 and 2012.

Not to scaremonger here, but is it possible [more]

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DufusGoneSplat replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:07 AM

Re: Block the Vote!

I tried you link for the test and got this warning:

I'm surprised. My FireFox showed both of my links as safe. They are both direct links to PDF files, so you don't visit a site to get to the test. Regardless, I can certainly [more]

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