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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 47 minutes ago

Re: The end of public education in Chicago

"But it is complicated. We f'd them over. All of them. We have to fix it. All of us. Even if we were born after it happened." - Mason


Mason I don't know how old you are but you seem to be under some sort of illusion [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 2:30 PM

Re: The end of public education in Chicago

"Well, there it is then; the hope and dream of RECF: send them all back to Africa. At least you're honest in your hatred." - NewEchota
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Not all of them. Just the [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:18 PM

Re: Doctor, Guns, and $

"Ask him, or look to see who is studying those. Your premise though is harder to prove and harder to find data on. Researchers have to deal with data which is available. My point is, he isn't a shill for an anti-gun lobby based on your post. [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:03 AM

Re: Firing up the lawnmower....

"don't give up on your dream" - Brooklyn


Thanks. Sometimes I sit and daydream about it. What it would be like. I like the idea of a gated community of old geezers, club house, pool tables, swimming pool, community hot [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:19 PM

Re: Firing up the lawnmower....

Brooklyn shares, "we retired a year ago and moved into an association of 18 townhouses. we pay $60 a month which includes landscaping and snow removal.what a pleasure to not have to mow any longer. we have a tiny front yard that always looks [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:15 PM

Re: Firing up the lawnmower....

"Then I gave the mower a push with one hand while yanking on the starter cord..... yippee...first pull...,put..put..put put put." tele


Both our push mowers started on the first pull this year. We got a Murray and a [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:12 PM

Re: Hey Art, here's an autism test

"Art, didn't you say that your dad was like genius smart, and the inventor type?" - LordFoolman


My dad had a degree in biochemical engineering from Roosevelt University in Chicago. He was born in 1918 but didn't finish [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 4:15 PM

Re: A new career for Art!

"The Baron had goat meat once at an Ecuadorian restaurant. He was not impressed."


Young barbecued goat is delicious. Old goat meat is stringy and dry and stewed... boring.

We ate at a Peruvian restaurant in [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 4:12 PM

Re: Hey Art, here's an autism test

I scored high. It's rather embarrassing. I knew I would. I've taken these tests before and usually score in the Asperger's range. Saying inappropriate things, going on and on about stuff, being repetitive, etc. It seems to run in our family. [more]

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Art53 replied to the Television Banter board. 1:44 PM

Re: Aaron Sorkin apologizes for The Newsroom

My wife liked The Newsroom. She was a writer for the Eufala Tribune in Alabama and the Athens Banner Herald in Athens, Georgia. She also went to school with Jeff Daniels in Chelsea Michigan. Her sister was closer in age to Jeff. She was a couple [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:24 PM

Re: So What

"As nearly as I can tell, a racist is one who approves of rigorous education, good English, civilized manners, minimal criminality, and responsible parenthood, among other things. I am, then, a racist. I see no reason to grovel about [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:18 PM

Re: The end of public education in Chicago

"This will likely cause the white population and the Hispanics to flee the Chicago public schools in droves."
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"Hardly." - NewEchota

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Yeah, most parents [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:08 PM

Re: bad news....saw this on Best of...Phil Marti

"I just got back on the Fool today and saw this. I am deeply saddened, I really liked his posts. He seemed like a nice guy. I will miss his repartee." - RM


Phil Marti picked up my sister, Lindytoes, at the train [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:05 PM

Re: Diversity is our strength

"Wow, apparently since 1994, Oswalt has been appeared as an actor in 123 films or TV shows. It's really a wonder how he's not more well known. I've heard his name, and his face is familiar, but I would have never put the two together." - [more]

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Art53 replied to the Television Banter board. 11:47 AM

Re: Netflix Suggestions

"I think they are trying to communicate that. I get it, but they keep hitting the audience over the head with it. I don't think it's all quite as Shakespearean as the show runners seem to think it is." - Ken


Another [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:35 AM

Re: If Art ever moves to FL ....

"Florida fisherman catches and 11-foot mako shark weighing 805 POUNDS that may break the world record for land-based shark fishing"


Yepper, and then they took that sucker in and cleaned and ate it... which is what I [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:33 AM

Re: Diversity is our strength

"He's an actor/comedian who has been in recent shows/movies (like the show King of Queens and the movie Zoolander)." - colovion


He is an unbelievably busy character actor that I see in all kinds of TV shows I watch. [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:23 AM

Re: Diversity is our strength

"I'm old. I admit it. Who is Patton Oswalt? How the heck do you make any sense out of tweets? I cannot figure out who is saying what." - Mike


He is a character actor that is in just about every TV show and movie that [more]

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Art53 replied to the Television Banter board. 11:05 AM

Re: Netflix Suggestions

"DW and I are two thirds through S2 of House of Cards (American - I never saw the original Brit version). While the acting is great and the show is often interesting, I personally do not think much of the tale overall and I don't think it [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 12:07 AM

Re: Searching The Planet To Find Power For The Cloud

"There's a data center in Santa Clara, CA providing cloud storage for companies like Microsoft and Facebook that houses and cools millions of computer servers in enormous buildings."


They should be in [more]

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