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Tue Jul 28

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TMFSpeck replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:34 AM

Re: Payday loans

Would it make you feel better if these Billionaires owned a very small portion of the loans and that they represent other teachers that have loaned their retirement money to Puerto Rico?

Are you asking the number of hostages I think [more]

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TMFSpeck posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:43 AM

Payday loans

...on a macro scale:

Billionaire hedge fund managers have called on Puerto Rico to lay off teachers and close schools so that the island can pay them back the billions it owes.

The hedge funds called for Puerto Rico to avoid [more]

Mon Jul 20

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TMFSpeck replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:49 AM

Re: TX Denying Birth Certificates

The children remain as much citizens as they ever were and are unaffected.

They are very much affected. Children typically cannot do this sort of thing for themselves, so must rely on their parents. Demanding that a parent be a [more]

Thu Jul 2

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TMFSpeck replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:41 AM

Re: White Castle Strategy on Obama Overtime Rule

Employees have no leverage to bargain. It has been taken away by Obama.

Oh, really?

Which would be easier? You posting some credible evidence of the President curtailing worker's bargaining rights, or me posting a list of [more]

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TMFSpeck posted to the Political Asylum board. 9:30 AM

Donald Trump has a Mexican problem

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but just three words in this picture say it all.

http://imgur.com/YA6EP0W

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Sun Jun 28

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TMFSpeck replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:48 PM

Re: It's hard to believe

The wealthiest are on the left now.

Hmmmm...

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TMFSpeck posted to the Political Asylum board. 4:01 PM

It's hard to believe

"History moves fast. It’s hard to believe that gay Americans achieved full Constitutional personhood just five years after corporations did."
--Stephen Colbert

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TMFSpeck replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 12:42 PM

Re: What a spectacular week

The big difference is now most people are legally obligated to be part of it and the government will be subsidizing it heavily.

Yeah, it was so much better when millions had no insurance, either by circumstance or choice, and used the [more]

Fri Jun 26

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TMFSpeck replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:17 PM

Re: Briston Pailn Abstinence Advocate Pregnant A

In any case it's her business.

That must be why she posted the news to Facebook.

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Thu Jun 25

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TMFSpeck replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:09 PM

Re: Obamacare upheld 6-3 by Supreme Court

Politically, a Supreme Court win would have put the GOP in an impossible position.

The vast majority of senior GOP politicians will be glad about the judgement, even if they will never admit it.


I gotta believe that there are [more]

Wed Jun 24

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TMFSpeck replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:57 PM

Re: Taxes Don't Matter?

Everyone complains about taxes. But millions of American households apparently are doing something about it: Picking up and moving.

A CNBC analysis of tax data and figures provided by two major national moving companies shows that states
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Fri Jun 19

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TMFSpeck replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:10 AM

Re: Church Shooter IDed

Remember, these things don't happen in other advanced countries...

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Mon Jun 15

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TMFSpeck replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 6:30 PM

Re: ‘America is the land of opportunity

You're a good little comrade and ready for Hillary (although Bernie Sanders seems like your kind of candidate).

I welcome political humor and this board is as good as any for it. I rec good jokes on the left and the right all the [more]

Sun Jun 14

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TMFSpeck replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 7:42 PM

Re: ‘America is the land of opportunity

Excellent progress. Question: given that it "wasn't very funny" - isn't that fact proof that it qualifies as "humor"? So, next time you view a post that you even initially don't find humorous - perhaps you now know that it's [more]

Sat Jun 13

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TMFSpeck replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 2:12 PM

Re: ‘America is the land of opportunity

Read it as a Conservative, not a card carrying Hillary supporting liberal.

I read it more slowly, but it still wasn't very funny.

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Fri Jun 12

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TMFSpeck replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:04 AM

Re: Our Petty President

The NRA objected to MAKING IT MANDATORY that they ask. That's what the law said. Look it up.

I did. I think you're mistaken.

Pursuant to § 790.338, licensed health care practitioners or facilities [more]

Thu Jun 11

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TMFSpeck posted to the Political Asylum board. 1:49 PM

"I'm not racist, but..."

A 4th grade teacher from Texas who hashtagged a Facebook post #imnotracist went on to say this:

"I’m going to just go ahead and say it … the blacks are the ones causing the problems and this ‘racial tension.’ I guess that’s [more]

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TMFSpeck replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 8:31 AM

Re: Man Arrested at BWI with Gun in Carry-On Bag

what is the justification for banning guns on a flight if there is no ammunition?

An unloaded gun can create as much terror as a loaded one. If someone's pointing a gun at you, is your first thought "Oh, it's OK...there's no way [more]

Wed Jun 10

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TMFSpeck replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:44 PM

Re: GOP rejects 'one-sentence Obamacare fix'

1. Shove thru legislation regardless of constitutionality, what Americans want and without bipartisan support.

If the law is indeed unconstitutional, I'm sure someone would have challenged it as such and prevailed. That hasn't [more]

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TMFSpeck replied to the Censorship & Board Admin Issues board. 12:34 PM

Re: TMF's Poster Child

who reviews the FA's TMFSpeck?

Nope, and never have.

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