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dublin hillz

joined 28 Sep 2011   United States   61 links   115 posts   2,576 comments   ignore (0)   befriend   following 0   1 followers   follow dublin hillz

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Prop 13 is not inherently unfair
by dublin hillz   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   183 comments, latest 3 years ago
There seems to be a perception in society that prop 13 is unfair because over time, the homeowner will pay taxes that are significantly less than 1.25% of the market...
Politics and "media bias"
by dublin hillz in #politics   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   138 comments, latest 4 years ago
It seems to me like both sides and by that I mean both sides that are far from center like to act victimized by the "media." Conservatives like to complain...
2012 election results demographics
by dublin hillz in #elections   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   125 comments, latest 3 years ago
This is a cool composite of last presidential election. It shows clearly that Mr Bain got beat by getting hammered in the latino vote, asian vote, losing the vote...
Latinos voting for Obama
by dublin hillz in #politics   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (1)   101 comments, latest 4 years ago
The results indicate that Barack won the latino vote 71% to 29%. This 41% spread is rather impressive especially considering that "on paper" the reps should have an advantage with...
Paying $3,000 rent per month is slavery
by dublin hillz   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike   73 comments, latest 4 years ago
If someone makes this choice (and apparently some folks here consider this to be a wise choice...) in their 30s assuming that they live for 50 more years, that equals...
Russia uses soviet tactics to discuss ferguson
by dublin hillz   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   48 comments, latest 2 years ago
Those relying on Russia's state-run media right now are probably under the impression that all of America is up in flames and on the brink of imploding because the U.S. government is tyrannical and has been oppressing the underdogs...
Trump's rise reflects hatred for Barack
by dublin hillz in #politics   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (2)   42 comments, latest 1 year ago
"Why is there so much hatred toward Obama? There are lots of reasons, but let’s start with what Obama represents in terms of identity. He is a progressive, intellectually...
Trump admires statist thugs
by dublin hillz in #politics   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (1)   38 comments, latest 1 year ago
" His interviewer asked, “You mean firm hand as in China?” Trump answered, “When the students poured into Tiananmen Square, the Chinese government almost blew it. Then they were...
Eastwood - "American sniper is an anti-war statement"
by dublin hillz   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   34 comments, latest 2 years ago
"The biggest antiwar statement any film" can make is to show "the fact of what [war] does to the family and the people who have to go back into...
Dorner's fatal error
by dublin hillz   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   30 comments, latest 4 years ago
It appears that Dorner was doomed when the elderly couple was able to free themselves and make the phone call. The rest is history. The question then is philosophical. If...
Disaffected christian white males live vicariously through Trump
by dublin hillz   ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike (1)   29 comments, latest 1 year ago
What, exactly, is it about his personality that is so appealing to some (while being so abhorrent to others)? His unabashed egoism and narcissism, coupled with his success. Trump unapologetically...
Censorship in Russia
by dublin hillz   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   28 comments, latest 2 years ago
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Tax savings generated by owning
by dublin hillz   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (1)   27 comments, latest 4 years ago
Decided to do taxes a little early this year. Was curious to find out exactly how my taxes compare to what I would pay if I were still renting. Between...
Military may refuse to follow Trump's orders
by dublin hillz in #politics   ↑ like   ↓ dislike (2)   27 comments, latest 1 year ago
"Former CIA director Michael Hayden believes there is a legitimate possibility that the U.S. military would refuse to follow orders given by Donald Trump if the Republican front-runner becomes...
Psychologist - Trump presidency would be a disaster
by dublin hillz in #politics   ↑ like   ↓ dislike (2)   27 comments, latest 1 year ago
"Now let’s look out at the global situation. Here we see uncertainty everywhere we look. Climate change, a chaotic Middle East sparking radical Islamic jihadism, many indicators of economic...
Britain outperforms United States in life expectancy despite death panels
by dublin hillz   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (2)   25 comments, latest 4 years ago
Despite utilizing "death panels", England beats United States by 1.68 years in overall life expectancy and by 1.17 years amongst women. In my opinion, "death panels" are...
$40,000 a month rent for a restaurant?
by dublin hillz   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike   23 comments, latest 4 years ago
I recently found out at san mateo's Macaroni Grill that their dublin location has closed in large part because they could no longer afford the $40,000 monthly rent that they...
Kouachi brothers terminated
by dublin hillz   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   22 comments, latest 2 years ago
This combo shows handout photos released by French Police in Paris early on January 8, 2015 of suspects Cherif Kouachi (L), aged 32, and his brother Said Kouachi (R),...
Xenophobia at epidemic levels in russia
by dublin hillz in #crime   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   20 comments, latest 2 years ago
Xenophobia and hate crimes against members of other ethnic groups, after having declined in Russia between 2009 and 2012, have now risen to unprecedented levels, the result of what...
ISIS - caliphate maniacs
by dublin hillz   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   20 comments, latest 2 years ago
"No, we will conquer Europe one day," the man said. "It is not a question of if we will conquer Europe, just a matter of when that will happen....

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