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  1. Did the CRA Lead to Risky Lending?

    Did the Community Reinvestment Act lead to risky lending by banks? Did the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Lead to Risky Lending?

    Started by clear lake horn‎, 12-12-2012 07:54 AM
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    12-13-2012, 07:10 AM Go to last post
  2. Illinois to become open carry?

    http://www.myfoxchicago.com/story/20316449/federal-appeals-court-strikes-down-illinois-concealed-carry-law

    Started by bernorange‎, 12-11-2012 03:00 PM
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    12-12-2012, 02:20 PM Go to last post
  3. Forbes: Move Over, Michigan, China Is The World's Next Rust Belt

    >Six cities in Liaoning province, including Shenyang and Anshan, recently announced they are converting abandoned industrial sites to farmland. ...

    Started by Dolemite‎, 12-10-2012 10:48 AM
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    12-11-2012, 09:57 PM Go to last post
  4. So Google avoided Billions in taxes?

    My my, those Obama supporters (Larry Page in particular) really know their $#@!: ...

    Started by Armybrat‎, 12-10-2012 01:40 PM
    • Replies: 37
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    12-11-2012, 04:22 PM Go to last post
  5. Ahhh, Detroit. A model of the classic liberal government at work.

    This, my friends, is our nation's economic future: Read more:...

    Started by Swam4Texas‎, 12-05-2012 01:48 PM
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    12-11-2012, 10:52 AM Go to last post
  6. After 4 yrs., does Obama have a plan to return our economy to robust growth?

    Serious question .... what is it? Does he really think socking the wealthy with an extra 3.8% surtax to help pay for the ACA, plus raising their...

    Started by Emoryoid‎, 12-04-2012 09:21 PM
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    12-11-2012, 09:42 AM Go to last post
  7. Taxpayers Lose $25 Billion on Auto Bailout

    That's 15% more than forecasted. Obama "saved" the auto industry on the backs of American taxpayers. Treasury: U.S. to lose $25 billion...

    Started by clear lake horn‎, 08-14-2012 09:12 AM
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    12-10-2012, 10:58 PM Go to last post
  8. Peter Schiff: The Fantasy of a 91% Top Income Tax Rate

    >>Democratic Party leaders, President Obama in particular, are forever telling the country that wealthy Americans are taxed at too low a rate and pay...

    Started by Dolemite‎, 12-07-2012 08:54 AM
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    12-10-2012, 06:00 PM Go to last post
  9. Blue Civil War

    This is interesting as it is occurring in a very blue state: Link: Rhode Islandís Blue Civil War

    Started by clear lake horn‎, 12-06-2012 03:49 PM
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    12-10-2012, 03:14 PM Go to last post
  10. Rand Paul holding up NDAA FY13 - $#@! yes

    http://www.rollcall.com/news/paul_slaps_hold_on_defense_bill-219224-1.html $#@! you McCain. That is all.

    Started by bernorange‎, 11-15-2012 08:13 PM
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    12-10-2012, 09:55 AM Go to last post
  11. CBO: U.S. borrows 46 cents for every dollar it spends

    https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/dec/7/government-borrows-46-cents-every-dollar-it-spends/ Regardless of your party affiliation or...

    Started by Emoryoid‎, 12-08-2012 09:35 AM
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    12-10-2012, 06:54 AM Go to last post
  12. "When does economic development end and corporate welfare begin?"

    It's become common to give tax abatements, rebates and other incentives to lure companies to bring or keep jobs in an area. And yet that's money that...

    Started by random horn‎, 12-05-2012 05:49 PM
    • Replies: 15
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    12-10-2012, 02:21 AM Go to last post
  13. Egypt's Morsi grants himself far-reaching powers

    More: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-202_162-57553522/egypts-morsi-grants-himself-far-reaching-powers/

    Started by zzzz‎, 11-23-2012 02:08 AM
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    12-09-2012, 10:46 AM Go to last post
  14. 2+2=5

    http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2011/04/obama-2006-vs-obama-january-2011-vs-obama-april-2011-on-the-debt-ceiling/

    Started by Swam4Texas‎, 12-05-2012 06:42 PM
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    12-08-2012, 07:59 PM Go to last post
  15. a modest 6 step proposal to fix the Senate

    1.) Kill all members of the Senate. 2.) Invent time machine. 3.) Travel back in time to purloin Alan Simpson, Bob Dole, and two members that...

    Started by DFWBear‎, 12-06-2012 11:05 AM
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    12-08-2012, 07:29 PM Go to last post
  16. Check out this e-mail I got from Rand Paul

    Picking up where his father left off on the overturning of Roe v Wade by imposing his view of morality on the country through federal legislation. ...

    Started by El Guapo‎, 12-04-2012 07:49 PM
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    12-08-2012, 12:50 PM Go to last post
  17. Is the Skills Gap really a Wage and Education Gap?

    I thought this was an interesting article from a few days back. Fairly lengthy article, so I posted some highlights. ...

    Started by Storm the Field‎, 11-27-2012 01:14 PM
    • Replies: 13
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    12-07-2012, 11:00 PM Go to last post
  18. Shep Smith the new Dan Rather

    What is going on with this supposed reporter ? Opinion opinion and the eye rolling bit. He gets worse everyday and Fox lets him continue . As Jack...

    Started by coffeedillon‎, 11-21-2012 08:35 AM
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    12-07-2012, 07:12 PM Go to last post
  19. 20 years later, it's time to end the subsity for Big Wind..

    Against all logic, will special interests prevail yet again? The U.S. wind industry is in despair. The Production Tax Credit (PTC), a subsidy of...

    Started by JMHammer‎, 11-26-2012 11:13 PM
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    12-07-2012, 01:31 PM Go to last post
  20. How close are we to the point when the bond markets abandon the U.S. government?

    We are at $16.3 trillion in our national debt. Almost $6 trillion in the past 4 years. In fact, we added $24 billion in just a single day last week...

    Started by Emoryoid‎, 11-28-2012 09:30 PM
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    12-07-2012, 12:54 PM Go to last post
  21. Obama: Republicansí revenue math doesnít work, except for when it did

    >>Remember ó uhm, I think it was ó yesterday, when President Obama said that the GOPís cliff counteroffer proposing $800 billion in new revenue...

    Started by Dolemite‎, 12-06-2012 09:18 AM
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    12-07-2012, 09:39 AM Go to last post
  22. DeMint to leave Senate for Heritage Foundation

    lulzy http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2012/12/06/breaking-sen-jim-demint-will-step-down-from-senate/?hpt=hp_t1

    Started by Longhorn_Fan68‎, 12-06-2012 06:35 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    12-07-2012, 09:29 AM Go to last post
  23. Poll Poll: Which is More Radical? (2d. Edition)

    Pick one, $#@!s.

    Started by Foosters Galore‎, 11-26-2012 10:49 PM
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 1,078
    12-06-2012, 01:59 PM Go to last post
  24. School Curricula

    What should schools teach? And not teach? http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/334702/s-indoctrination-kevin-d-williamson The above article...

    Started by TahoeHorn‎, 12-04-2012 06:21 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 449
    12-05-2012, 04:03 PM Go to last post
  25. Question for republicans/ democrats

    Let me start of by saying my e-honor has taken a tremendous hit since I have made my way over to the cloak room. I expected that because when people...

    Started by Hornfan5‎, 11-14-2012 10:26 AM
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    12-05-2012, 02:29 PM Go to last post
  26. The Texas Education Miracle

    From Walter Russell Mead's blog: The Texas Education Miracle

    Started by clear lake horn‎, 11-29-2012 12:00 PM
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    12-05-2012, 10:35 AM Go to last post
  27. Is there Potential for a strong third party?

    Ron Paul in his final speech to congress said that no matter which party is in office, their ultimate goals and actions are the same minus minor...

    Started by Hornfan5‎, 11-16-2012 02:34 PM
    • Replies: 21
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    12-04-2012, 04:10 PM Go to last post
  28. Do Ambassadors Matter?

    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-12-03/obama-said-to-consider-vogue-editor-wintour-for-u-k-embassy.html (This is the real The Devil Wears...

    Started by TahoeHorn‎, 12-04-2012 02:07 PM
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    12-04-2012, 03:23 PM Go to last post
  29. 'Take The Class Warfare Argument Away' From Obama By Cutting Middle-Class Taxes"

    Mark Levin correctly points out that Obama and the Dems are not interested in bringing entitlements under control. Nor are they interested in...

    Started by Emoryoid‎, 11-30-2012 09:21 PM
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    12-04-2012, 12:04 PM Go to last post
  30. 'France Doing What Obama Does': Montebourg

    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/french-socialist-mittal-row-were-110843387.html Everybody's doing it!

    Started by bernorange‎, 12-03-2012 11:47 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    12-03-2012, 11:24 PM Go to last post
  31. Orwell Was Wrong; Huxley Was Right

    Interesting:

    Started by clear lake horn‎, 11-30-2012 09:50 AM
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    12-03-2012, 03:11 PM Go to last post
  32. Was the Boston Tea Party a terrorist act?

    http://www.theblaze.com/stories/was-the-boston-tea-party-terrorism-texas-schools-are-teaching-just-that-and-more/ Answer: Shut up terrorist.

    Started by bernorange‎, 11-29-2012 10:16 AM
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    12-03-2012, 08:19 AM Go to last post
  33. Suspend Disbelief For a Moment

    All the recent talk about raising tax rates on the "rich" has had me batting around a two part, hypothetical question: 1) If the U.S. Government...

    Started by WebHorn‎, 11-30-2012 01:03 AM
    • Replies: 12
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    12-01-2012, 04:42 PM Go to last post
  34. Obama's Student Lending Program Swells in Debt

    Excerpts from WSJ... seems like we saw this before... oh yeah, the "housing lending crisis"... whatever... Seems like it's going swimmingly (pun...

    Started by phdhorn‎, 11-28-2012 10:30 AM
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    12-01-2012, 12:05 PM Go to last post
  35. Top five reasons republicans should take us over the fiscal cliff

    >As the clock ticks and we watch the various players move their pieces into place, it's becoming increasingly obvious that Republicans are in a...

    Started by Dolemite‎, 11-30-2012 10:01 AM
    • Replies: 26
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    11-30-2012, 10:16 PM Go to last post
  36. Mitt Romney pumping gas....

    Not newsworthy but funny.... http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/romney-pumping-gas-photo-151702638--election.html

    Started by Aqua Buddha‎, 11-20-2012 03:15 PM
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    11-30-2012, 09:00 PM Go to last post
  37. Where is the income harvesting taking place these days? In the 250K to 1M range?

    We all know the oligarchs like Buffett and Blankfein pay to have their wealth protected. It appears the looting will be from those without great...

    Started by washparkhorn‎, 11-28-2012 01:48 PM
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    11-30-2012, 08:18 PM Go to last post
  38. $29k > $69k ?

    questionable link

    Started by Bob Lives!‎, 11-27-2012 11:50 PM
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    11-29-2012, 04:53 PM Go to last post
  39. GOP likely to end Iowa Straw Poll

    Good riddance. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/11/24/republicans-consider-ending-iowa-straw-poll-in-post-election-regroup/?test=latestnews

    Started by Swam4Texas‎, 11-24-2012 01:24 PM
    • Replies: 39
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    11-29-2012, 03:41 PM Go to last post
  40. Marvin Kalb interviews Ted Koppel on the decline of U.S. Network News & Journalism

    Below is a link to a really interesting interview. The show's title is: "The Twilight of Network News: A Conversation with Ted Koppel about...

    Started by Gatorubet‎, 11-26-2012 03:09 PM
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    11-29-2012, 02:17 PM Go to last post
  41. Our Lord and Savior

    JAMIE FOXX (at Soul Train awards): First of all, give an honor to God and our lord and savior Barack Obama.

    Started by clear lake horn‎, 11-26-2012 09:04 AM
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    11-28-2012, 10:16 PM Go to last post
  42. Absolutes in politics (no new tax pledge)

    I don't understand why "reaching across the aisle" for compromise is looked upon as a bad thing. I personally feel that a politician, who refuses...

    Started by BA93‎, 11-26-2012 11:50 AM
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    11-28-2012, 01:01 PM Go to last post
  43. Lee Harvey Oswald would have posted here

    He would be here raving about American imperialism Cuba and the commie Papist in the White House with his destructive capitalist ideology. ...

    Started by mini-baller‎, 11-26-2012 01:33 PM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 609
    11-28-2012, 09:14 AM Go to last post
  44. My Life on the Right - And how I saw it all go wrong.

    http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/revenge-of-the-reality-based-community/ Interesting read. At times sanctimonious and...

    Started by Foosters Galore‎, 11-26-2012 03:18 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 674
    11-27-2012, 07:52 PM Go to last post
  45. The New Partisanship

    I was reading through the CR today, and a thought occurred to me. It sure seems like people are different today than they were ten-twenty years ago,...

    Started by Bell Biv BeVo‎, 11-17-2012 01:31 PM
    • Replies: 20
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    11-27-2012, 01:53 PM Go to last post
  46. Poll Poll: Which is more radical?

    Pick one, $#@!s. My interest here is extremely specific. I have no doubt that the Pubs is Congress are retards who will both go back on their...

    Started by TheTexasHammer‎, 11-26-2012 07:22 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    11-26-2012, 07:32 PM Go to last post
  47. Perhaps the most effective political ad ever?

    Talk about drawing a contrast between yourself and your opponent.

    Started by Swam4Texas‎, 09-30-2012 01:36 PM
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    11-26-2012, 03:58 PM Go to last post
  48. Abortion

    Sure wish more folks would exercise this option! I'd even like to make it retroactive. Seems I can't go to a restaurant without some $#@!...

    Started by Horn_Spanker‎, 02-14-2009 08:54 PM
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    11-25-2012, 07:52 PM Go to last post
  49. Thanksgiving or National Day of Atonement?

    Some people don't have a lick of sense. http://www.alternet.org/culture/no-thanks-thanksgiving :eek2:

    Started by TahoeHorn‎, 11-23-2012 08:19 AM
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 883
    11-25-2012, 06:10 PM Go to last post
  50. Middle class to pay 50% in taxes

    http://www.foxbusiness.com/on-air/willis-report/blog/2012/11/15/half-your-paycheck-government-2013 I understand this is from Fox News, but is the...

    Started by Austin Orange‎, 11-20-2012 08:45 PM
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    11-25-2012, 02:45 PM Go to last post

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