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  1. RNG

    How banks could control gun sales if D.C. won’t

    With all the pro and con threads currently on the board I thought about just posting this in another thread but each of those has thread-drifted a lot and I think this is sufficiently different to deserve its own thread. If you go to the link, it has the link to the original NYT story which...
  2. S

    Sales taxes are not a regressive tax.

    Sales taxes are not particularly regressive; they're not progressive. Opponent of general sales taxes correctly point out that lesser income earners must spend a greater proportion, and higher income earners need not, and generally do not spend their entire incomes for products that would be...
  3. Sabcat

    Alcohol Industry Frantically Lobbies Against Legal Weed as Beer Sales Predict $2 Bill

    Information like this needs to be in the hands of every American. How so many major corporations are not only against but afraid of a simple little plant. It literally symbolizes Liberty. The fact that with a very small investment and no extra land the people can cultivate a "product" that...
  4. imaginethat

    House Votes To Overturn Obama Rule Restricting Gun Sales To the Severely Mentally Ill

    Anything Obama - BAD! House Votes To Overturn Obama Rule Restricting Gun Sales To the Severely Mentally Ill On Thursday the GOP-controlled House voted to overturn an Obama administration rule designed to keep firearms out of the hands of some people deemed mentally ill. ...According to...
  5. goober

    Gun sales plummet

    Now that their number one salesman is leaving, the gun industry faces hard times. Not only has there been a major slowdown in sales, think of all the hardware that will be hitting the second hand market, when people try to unload the stuff they stocked up on during the last 8 years to pay for...
  6. Sabcat

    New Study Has Big Pharma Terrified — As Pot is Legalized, Pill Sales Plummet

    Read more at New Study Has Big Pharma Terrified -- Pot Destroys their Profits
  7. GhostRider

    Republicans block bill to prevent gun sales to suspected terrorists

    GOP blocks bill to stop terrorists from buying guns | MSNBC In the wake of the mass murders of the people in Orlando, the right wing nut jobs have tried to find excuses to blame it on Obama. One blogger wrote it was because of Obama's "open borders policy" , Tucker Carlson, the junior idiot in...
  8. excalibur

    Gun Sales Surge In Switzerland - Army Chief Warns "Arm Yourselves"

    Gun Sales Surge In Switzerland As Army Chief Warns "Arm Yourselves" | Zero Hedge 
  9. LongWinded

    Paul Ryan Balks Over Blocking Gun Sales To People On Terror Watch List

    Paul Ryan Balks Over Blocking Gun Sales To People On Terror Watch List Know why the republicans won't endorse this? THEIR base is on the domestic terrorist watch list. That's a fact, jack. Let's see, republcians won't support having a terrorist block list on gun control AND won't...
  10. Grizz1

    UnitedHealth to avoid 2016 public exchange plan sales

    UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH) is responding to heavy losses on 2015 health insurance exchange plan coverage, and a sense of a lack of momentum in the public exchange program, by taking immediate steps to keep its 2016 exchange plan enrollment as low as possible, the company said today...
  11. B

    US mass shootings prompt surge in weapons sales

    http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/55fd75ac-6944-11e5-a57f-21b88f7d973f.html#axzz3nhT451G8
  12. LongWinded

    Brownback To Sign Historic Sales Tax Hike After Bruising Budget Battle

    Brownback To Sign Historic Sales Tax Hike After Bruising Budget Battle Wow....I think this will absolutely take the anger directed toward Brownback and include most republicans with this move. OMG.....look at these new rates This notice addresses changes to the Kansas sales and use tax...
  13. roastpork

    U.S. retail sales weak.

    U.S. retail sales weak, consumer spending gauge barely rises Reuters reports that “U.S. consumer spending barely rose in January as households cut back on purchases of a range of goods, suggesting the economy started the first quarter on a softer note. The Commerce Department said on Thursday...
  14. K

    U.S. retail sales drop biggest in 11 months, but seen as a blip

    How can people have no money to spend while more people get employed? ------------------------
  15. Scrollforward

    News Casters or News Sales People ?

    I have been watching the news for many years , or at least I thought it was news until it just hit me last night. Its not news , it Infomercials. News casters are nothing more than Salesmen. No more or no less sales men and women. Each broadcaster gets a set of facts , usually the fact are...
  16. RNG

    US allows Boeing airplane component sales to Iran

    That's quite the breakthrough, I would think. A reward for being more reasonable at the last round of enrichment talks? Rest of story at BBC News - US allows Boeing airplane component sales to Iran
  17. pana8

    Currency value dropping so fast Airlines halt ticket sales in Venezuela

    Airlines halt ticket sales in Venezuela - Yahoo Finance CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Tempers flared at airline offices in Caracas on Friday as Venezuelans reacted angrily to international carriers' refusal to sell tickets after the government devalued the bolivar for flights abroad. The...
  18. pana8

    U.S. Existing Home Sales Down 4.3% in November

    Who to believe? The gov stats seem to be contradicting the industries that they are evaluating. Hmmmm Imagine that. U.S. Existing Home Sales Down 4.3% in November - WSJ.com
  19. excalibur

    New Home Sales Collapse In July

    Down over 13%. New Home Sales Collapse 13.4% In July
  20. S

    Wrong again: Obama claims 40% of gun sales done without background check

    By AWR HAWKINS 28 Mar 2013 During his March 28 comments on "gun violence," President Obama once again claimed that 40% of gun purchases take place without a background check. The claim is meant to apply to new gun sales and is patently false, as Breitbart News demonstrated when Obama first...