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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 6:08 PM

Impeachment Rally vs. Climate Rally

Estimates 130 vs. 310,000...May and Sept.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/10025569807

Fri Sep 19

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 10:20 AM

Boehner Explains Unemployment To Us

Yesterday, the Speaker expressed his disgust about a chronically high jobless rate. What's a major contributor to that 6.1% jobless rate, according to Boehner? Simple. (Quoting....) It's the "very sick idea" that the unemployed would [more]

Tue Sep 16

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 3:01 PM

Rush On Consent: "No Means Yes"

During his show yesterday, the 4-time-married armpit of conservative talk radio read from Ohio State's policy on campus sexual assault. It says, in part:

After you and your partner decide you’re gonna have sex, you have to agree on why. [more]

Mon Sep 15

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spl241 posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 2:01 PM

Marriott--Tip Envelopes in Rooms Program

Jobs in accommodation, or hotels and lodging for travelers, have grown by 120,000 since the beginning of the recovery, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is despite low pay and fairly demanding physical requirements. Housekeeping isn’t [more]

Sun Sep 14

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 11:37 AM

Cash Cows of the Beheaders

The herd of "cows" is big--real big and thus real scary. Wealthy Persian Gulf donations per se are down, now that the ISIS barbarism is well- known. But does that particularly bother this amoral group of savages? Not so [more]

Sat Sep 13

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spl241 posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:11 PM

WMT Honcho Cracks A Joke

Richard Reynoso, a miffed WMT employee from California, sent a letter to WMT Bentonville HQ on Monday. He said he couldn’t afford to comply with a new dress code effective September 29. It was written on letterhead with the logo of a union-backed [more]

Wed Sep 10

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 3:26 PM

Iraq Plan...Reid Lights Up Cheney

Reid, mincing no words this morning on the Senate floor:

"There are people here in Congress who are taking advice from Dick Cheney. I think they better be very careful with the advice that they take from Dick Cheney. Cheney is more [more]

Tue Sep 9

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 5:19 PM

GA: Voting Too Convenient For Blacks

(Article Title = "GA State Senator Complains That Voting 'Too Convenient' for Black People")

One of Georgia’s largest counties announced last week it will allow early voting on a Sunday in late October and will open an early voting [more]

Sun Sep 7

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 6:54 PM

Reich, On Our "Ideological Cocoons"

(seen on the former Sec. of Labor's FB page, posted verbatim)

Reich:

"I have a conservative friend with whom I make it a point to have lunch at least once a month. Why? I like him, but that’s not the main reason. He makes me [more]

Sat Sep 6

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 4:27 PM

Cheney "Biography" Unedited..Huge Mistake

Cheney caused uproar before he is to speak at a Wyoming legal convention after a submission of his bio bashed Obama's "weakening of America across the globe." The WY State Bar invited him to give the keynote address at their convention next [more]

Thu Sep 4

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 1:42 PM

If Obama Were A Service Industry Worker

My wife has 2 medical appointments in Indianapolis today to see if her lymphoma remission is intact. She tried to go to McD's for lunch in between tests, but....

Dozens of fast food workers blocked traffic on the east side Thursday as [more]

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 11:10 AM

Warren Smacks Down McConnell, Cantor

At a town hall in Buckner, KY, last week, an attendee asked McConnell how government could help alleviate crushing student debt. McConnell breezily replied that it is not the government's job to forgive obligations voluntarily incurred. "Not [more]

Tue Sep 2

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 12:49 PM

Cantor's Going To Be Just Fine, Thanks

Article: "After 13 Years Of Fighting For Wall Street, Eric Cantor Will Make Millions At An Investment Bank,". Josh Israel, 9:44 today.
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Cantor is joining Moelis & Co., an investment bank, to “provide strategic [more]

Mon Sep 1

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spl241 posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:29 AM

24 Yrs. Unemployment in 10 Seconds..Map

The 2009 financial crisis wreaked havoc on workers. This map gives a sense of how dramatic its effect was on employment. The map, created by data designer Metric Maps, uses county-level data from the Bureau of Labor Stats to depict the annual [more]

Sun Aug 31

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 12:41 PM

Canadian Journalist Rips Obama Disrespect

Article title: "A Canadian’s View On Our Disrespect of President Obama's Presidency," by William Thomas.

At one point, Mr. Thomas says, "Welcome to the new rude America!" When he wrote this June 2013 piece, the unheard-of [more]

Sat Aug 30

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 9:03 AM

Unions, Defined Benefit Plans, and America

(Don McNay is a certified structured settlement annuity consultant, best-selling author and founder of McNay Consulting and Settlement Group....writing on Huffpost's biz blog)
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In 1975, 22.2 million workers belonged to a labor [more]

Fri Aug 29

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 7:27 PM

Obama's "Disrespectful" Tan Suit

A GOP member of Congress, the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee panel on counter-terrorism, no less, believes there’s “no way to “excuse what the president did.” And in this case, what the president did was put on a tan suit. [more]

Thu Aug 28

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 1:47 PM

Gates Steps Up With Anti-Gun Million

Melinda decided she "could afford" to match Bill's $500K. They normally focus on education and health-related philanthropy rather than specific political ones. Their gift reflects the results of a poll last month, showing that 92% of [more]

Tue Aug 26

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 12:33 PM

GOP's $350K Priority = Sue Obama

....for allegedly overstepping his authority by giving large employers a 1- year reprieve from the requirement that they offer health coverage or pay a penalty. They have hired a D.C. law firm at an hourly rate of $500 with a "firm cap" of [more]

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spl241 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:12 AM

Re: OT: The Carefree Retirement Life

PolymerMom:

Get retirement travel done before old age sets in.

I'm almost 69, and DW will be 67 next month. I retired in -05, followed by her in -07. We were fortunate to be able to stop work when we were each 59. So when to [more]

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