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saunafool replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3:34 AM

Re: Chris Christie Nukes New Jersey's Pension Money

Additionally, the amount of fees the state pays financial managers has more than tripled since Christie assumed office. New Jersey is now one of America’s largest investors in hedge funds.

Study after study has shown that hedge funds [more]

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:30 AM

Re: WARNING! This is what happen if you raise t

In summary, they jacked up rates on individuals.
But they cut a lot of rates in the business realm.


Dope,

Thank you for responding with some additional facts.

So, we agree. Not all tax increases are bad, and [more]

Thu Feb 26

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:40 AM

Re: O'care: Red States see biggest drop in Unins

I haven't yet seen a convincing argument about why government should pay for anyone's healthcare.

I would describe it similar to Churchill's description of democracy as "the worst system of government, except for all the [more]

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:10 AM

Re: WARNING! This is what happen if you raise t

Take two states, all else being equal. Have one state crank up its rates while the other doesn't. Where will business flow?

There are probably not 2 states more equal than MN and WI. It is a great case study for your question above. [more]

Mon Feb 2

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:06 AM

Re: THE MYTH BEHIND DEFENSIVE GUN OWNERSHIP

So gun owners say they used their guns defensively but the person writing the article doesn't believe them.

No, the person writing the article researched police records to find evidence to confirm the actual number of defensive gun [more]

Fri Jan 23

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saunafool posted to the Atheist Fools board. 3:30 AM

Quote from my friend

It's been a couple weeks since the Charlie Hebdo attack, but I just saw one of my friends. His parents became born agains when he was growing up, which in turn, drove him to become an atheist. He just thought it was all a crock.

Anyway, [more]

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saunafool replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:26 AM

Re: Swiss Franc, Obamacare, Education: Common Th

"With every change someone gets screwed."

Reminds me of a quote from Jaques Chirac. When asked why it was so difficult to reform the French finances, he said, "dans chaque niche est un chien qui mort".

A [more]

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:16 AM

Re: French No Go Zones.

the concept of a ring of really bad neighborhoods around Paris has been explored for a long time now

And you could explore the concept of really bad neighborhoods around any major city in the Western World of similar size. Bad urban [more]

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:07 AM

Re: French No Go Zones.

So how did my original post mislabel the links to the French content by saying the videos supported the idea of no go zones.

Well, you know, the part where you labeled the videos as being about "no go zones". Here is how you [more]

Thu Jan 22

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saunafool posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:47 AM

European Helicopters

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-30933515
The ECB will buy bonds worth €60bn per month until the end of September 2016 and possibly longer, in what is known as quantitative easing [more]

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:38 AM

Re: French No Go Zones.

One final point about my translation.

You will note that the "zone de non droit" is just a name used by the media and politicians.

There is no geography which is formally or informally recognized by the police or state in [more]

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:28 AM

Re: French No Go Zones.

Une zone de non-droit est, dans le vocabulaire politique ou journalistique, un quartier laissé pour compte où la police n'est que peu présente voire pas, laissant la délinquance s'installer[1], soit plus généralement [more]

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:10 AM

Re: French No Go Zones.

Violence dans une Cité de Non Droit,

This translates as "violence in a city without rights."

Watching the report, it is about drug dealing in the inner city, not about radical Islam, not about Sharia Law, not [more]

Wed Jan 21

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:45 AM

Re: French No Go Zones.

Your original post mislabeled the links to the French content by saying the videos supported the idea of no go zones. The videos in question have nothing to do with no go zones as described by the fiction writers at Fox News.

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saunafool replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:55 AM

Re: Alzheimers Cure?

I hope they are really fast. My mother will be needing it within the next 6 months.

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:50 AM

Re: French No Go Zones.

Well, I happen to live in France and I am fluent in French, so let me be so kind as to tell you what these videos are showing:

A 1.5 hour documentary (in French) produced by France's TF1 about Muslim gangs in Parisian no-go zones can be [more]

Fri Jan 9

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:05 AM

Re: Hebdo Editor's Steel Spine

Jedi,

By your logic, the RECF crowd should view the slain mother as a martyr who died for her beliefs.

As for Charb, he is martyr who died defending free speech. I'd say that freedom of speech is worth defending.

Trying to [more]

Tue Dec 16

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saunafool replied to the Peak Oil Party board. 3:51 AM

Re: Oil below $60 per barrel

with 3-5% annual decline rates in fields around the world...with shale oil dropping like a rock if no new wells are drilled.....

You'll reach a point where supply will fall behind demand....and new projects won't be there just to overcome
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