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Beridian replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 11 minutes ago

Re: Quote of the day

“My accomplishments as Secretary of State? Well, I'm glad you asked! My proudest accomplishment in which I take the most pride, mostly because of the opposition it faced early on, you know… the remnants of prior situations and mindsets that were [more]

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Beridian replied to the Political Asylum board. 2 hours ago

Re: Asymmetrical warfare

I hope Israel does not let up until Hamas and the others finally comes to the peace table actually wanting peace and not death and extermination for the Israeli people and state who truly do want peace.


Anyone with half a cup of [more]

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Beridian replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2 hours ago

Re: the only atheist at work

According to a 2011 Gallup poll, more than 9 in 10 Americans say "yes" when asked the basic question "Do you believe in God?"; this is down only slightly from the 1940s, when Gallup first asked this [more]

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Beridian replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:17 PM

Re: the only atheist at work

I remember when the California Heavens Gate folks committed suicide in the expectation that they would be whisked off to the alien spaceship waiting for them on the other side of Comet Hale-Bopp. At lunch, a loud and proud Christian pronounced [more]

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Beridian replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:20 AM

Re: The hidden irony of the HL result

Universal healthcare is a failure everywhere it's tried.


Do you live under a rock? Are you so blinded by partition bigotry that you are incapable of perceiving the numerous successful examples of universal health care? [more]

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Beridian replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:55 AM

Re: 42% of Millennials say they're Socialists

Millennials have no first-hand memories of the Soviet Union or the Cold War.


And you seem to have no first hand experience with moderate socialism. Have you ever heard of places like Canada? Canada is just to our north, is [more]

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Beridian replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:51 AM

Re: Boom!

If your birth control isn’t your boss’s business, why are you asking your boss to pay for it?

Because employer provided health care is part of a compensation package that the employee earns. Should your boss be able to tell you how to [more]

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Beridian replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:27 AM

Re: the only atheist at work

If you are the only atheist in your workplace, how do you cope? I could use some tips.

I never talk about religion or atheism at work. I work for a large corporation and there are fundies well up the food chain. My director is a [more]

Thu Jul 10

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Beridian replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 8:04 PM

Re: peculiar behavior on ebay

I routinely see gift cards from Amazon, costco, and disney go for more than the value of the card. For example a $200 costco gift card sold for $212 PLUS $4 shipping. A $50 disney gift card for $51.50. A $100 amazon gift card for $118. Isn't that [more]

Wed Jul 9

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Beridian replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:35 PM

Re: Liberals Here WELCOME Scabies and TB

I heard today on NPR that about a hundred of them will be shipped to a facility here in Michigan. Immediately, that seems to have provoked an angry crowd of protestors.

They interviewed several of the protestors:

"What do
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Beridian replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:55 PM

Re: Atheists can't serve

Eight state constitutions include restrictions on people who don’t believe in a higher being. In Arkansas, denying the existence of God means you can’t hold civil office or testify in court, while in Tennessee there are also guidelines about [more]

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Beridian replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:52 PM

Re: science and the "new right"

IOW, no point arguing with those folks. They have no respect for science and their minds (such as they are) are already made up.


Makes you wonder, if they were laying in the emergency room suffering heart failure (gasping for [more]

Thu Jul 3

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Beridian replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:44 PM

Re: 56 million single women

They aren't bawling their eyes out petting their cats while eating a half-gallon of cookie dough ice cream because they're proud of where they are in life.


Sometimes the best way to defeat the right wingers is to just shut up and [more]

Wed Jul 2

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Beridian replied to the Atheist Fools board. 5:27 PM

Re: Hobby Lobby Shows Need For Single Payer

Prominent conservatives have been saying for years that we need to move away from the employer provided model.


I actually agree that employers should be prohibited from providing health care insurance, however this would be my [more]

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Beridian replied to the Retirement Investing board. 8:35 AM

Re: Fidelity brokerage link

I also have a 401k administered by Fidelity that allows for a Brokerage Link component of the account. I am restricted to transferring/maintaining a maximum of 50% of my 401k value in the Brokerage Link portion of the account. The other 50% has to be [more]

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Beridian replied to the Retirement Investing board. 8:20 AM

Re: To Catch a Trader

Frontline goes inside the hunt that uncovered the vast insider trading on Wall Street


I watched it for a second time. It is absolutely disgusting. The hubris of the 1%, in their minds they deserve to be rich, no matter how it is [more]

Wed Jun 25

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Beridian replied to the Political Asylum board. 5:26 PM

Re: Walmart Flunks Its Own Fact Check

Meanwhile, you shouldn't worry too much about this. The next generation of RFID and auto checkouts will make human cashiers a memory of the past.

I am not going to worry too much about it, because ordering things directly over the [more]

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Beridian replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:16 PM

Re: Insanity

It'll never be perfect, but that should not stop us from striving to improve upon a big problem.

Well said. We need improvement not perfection. I get so tired of gun goobers shooting down every suggested reform, citing how it would [more]

Tue Jun 24

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Beridian replied to the Christian Fools board. 2:29 PM

Re: Gay Marriage Destrying the UMC?

But now I am writing to you that you must not associate with anyone who claims to be a brother or sister but is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or slanderer, a drunkard or swindler. Do not even eat with such people.

So this [more]

Sun Jun 22

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Beridian replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:14 AM

Re: Everyone come on in

If you show me the list of corporate Ag Executives that have been sent to prison for hiring millions of illegal/undocumented workers, then I'll agree that it's hard to understand why immigrants keep coming here.


So are you [more]

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