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  1. jtssrx

    Instagram hottie of the day.

    That pic doesn't do her justice. this one is better. Even crazier is this young lady has a little girl. Her body didn't suffer one bit from carrying a child!!! my god!!!
  2. jtssrx

    Big Ten Champs!

    It’s a cool vibe.
  3. jtssrx

    Big Ten Champs!

    Have you ever gone to a college hockey game??
  4. jtssrx

    Big Ten Champs!

    Michigan choked its ass off!!!! 12 point lead with 6 minutes left and can’t buy a basket with multiple open looks. While I never blame refs explain to me why MSU was shooting bonus but only was called for 4 fouls??? Oh well
  5. 7 Questions Explained about France’s Yellow Vest Protests The massive demonstrations have led to six deaths, 1,648 injuries, and roughly 2,300 arrests—and they have forced the French government to respond to the protesters' demands. Monday, December 17, 2018 Joe Carter Economics France Fuel Tax Climate Change Taxation What’s going on in France? For the past two months, a protest movement known as Gilets Jaunes (the Yellow Vests) has rocked France. The French government has considered imposing a state of emergency to prevent a recurrence of some of the worst civil unrest in more than a decade. What are the Gilets Jaunes protesting? The protests were started to oppose a “green tax” increase on gasoline and diesel fuel. The taxes are part of an environmental measure to encourage a reduction in the use of fossil fuels. The protesters are demanding a freeze on these taxes because they disproportionately hurt the working class. However, the protests have expanded to include other economic and social issues, including an increase in the minimum wage, more generous pensions, lower taxes, and easier university entry requirements. How much was the increase in fuel taxes? Taxes on diesel fuel have recently gone up 7 euro cents (nearly 8 US cents) and 4 euro cents on gasoline (about 5 US cents). The price of diesel, the most commonly used fuel in French cars, has risen by around 23 percent over the past 12 months to an average of 1.51 euros ($1.71) per liter ($6.47 per gallon). Gasoline currently costs about 1.64 euros a liter in Paris ($7.06 per gallon). In January, France was scheduled to boost a carbon tax another 3 euro cents per liter of gas and 6 euro cents per liter on diesel. Why are they wearing yellow vests? For the past decade, French law has required all motorists to have a “high-visibility upper-body garment” within arm’s reach in case the driver needs to get out of an immobilized vehicle. The protestors adopted them because they are widely available, and their distinctive color helps to serve as an identifying marker for the fuel protests. How many people have participated in the protests? According to the Interior Ministry, the number of protesters peaked last month at 282,000. How many people have been injured, killed, and arrested? To date, the protests have resulted in the deaths of six people. (Editor's note: The death toll has since increased to eight.) Approximately 1,648 others have been injured, including 552 police officers. More than 1,600 people have been taken in for questioning and 2,300 arrested. How has the French government responded? France’s President Emmanuel Macron has promised several concessions. He agreed to raise the minimum wage by 100 euro per month starting in 2019 (a 7 percent increase), canceled a planned tax increase for low-income retirees, removed a tax on overtime pay, and said that employers would be encouraged to pay a tax-free end of year bonus to employees. Macron refused to reintroduce the solidarity tax on wealth, though, saying “this would weaken us, we need to create jobs.” That solidarity tax was an annual direct wealth tax on those in France with assets in excess of 1,300,000 euros ($1.47 million). The estimated cost of the measures is likely to be between 8-10 billion euros. Why is France suffering from such dire economic problems? As Samuel Gregg, the research director for the Acton Institute, explains:
  6. Ask yourself why our media isn’t covering it??? These protests are over failed leftist policy’s like the Paris Climate Accord. People don’t want to pay Absorbent prices for energy because some dip shit politician sign some toothless Agreement
  7. You don’t think Obama is a narcissist
  8. Trump is a narcissist!! But MC you have zero credibility as Obama was just as bad if not worse. As much as I hate Bush compare either Trump or Obama to Bush and you see Bush was a pretty laid back guy not full of himself