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BlueGrits replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 10:47 PM

Re: Jail For Unpaid Debts

Say someone is caught speeding, running a red light, or whatever and they get a ticket. They don't pay the ticket...what should happen?

From what I understand, the person can go to the judge and ask for some type of [more]

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:52 PM

Re: whose interests should take precedence?

"Republicans by a ratio of more than 2-to-1 say the U.S. should support Israel even when its stances diverge with American interests, a new Bloomberg Politics poll finds."

USA, Inc. -- a wholly owned subsidiary of Israel.

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:20 AM

Re: Kansas goes cruel

How will doing any of that help the state of Brownbackistan recover from its financial mess? Shouldn't the governor and legislature be focusing more on the disastrous results of their Republican financial strategy?

Thu Apr 16

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:40 PM

Re: Suddenly, GOP loves deficits again!

WHEW! At least we didn't waste $269 BILLION on something like clean air or water, healthcare, assisting seniors, helping vets, or doing something similarly frivolous.

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BlueGrits posted to the Political Asylum board. 10:05 PM

Rite Aid Pharmacy Denying Drugs

"Rite Aid Pharmacist Refuses To Fill Prescription For Disabled Patient"

After that, the following month I was told that my script had to have a diagnosis code on my paper script. I called the doctor's office and the nurse told [more]

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:19 AM

Re: Gender wage gap

Within the last few months, I read a study on this topic where they accounted for factors such as job type, hours, experience, qualifications, etc. and they found the difference in pay was about 5%.

To me, this is noise-level variation and [more]

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BlueGrits replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:03 AM

Re: How Jeb Bush Used State Money To Finance W

Fellow liberal SP writes: Let's lock up politicians who propose programs that fall short of expectations! We can lock up Jerry Brown for his high speed rail boondoggle, for openers.

As a fellow liberal, I'm surprised at this change of [more]

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BlueGrits replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 1:51 AM

Re: Recycling Aircraft Carriers

SP: Would this meet with liberal approval as an example of beating swords into plowshares?

As a liberal on this board, what do YOU think?

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BlueGrits replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 1:46 AM

Re: Do Teacher-Racketeers Belong In Jail?

When people are graded on results they can't control, look for issues of dishonesty, corruption, etc.

It would be far better to take the measurements and use them to understand and improve rather than punish.

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BlueGrits replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 1:42 AM

Re: political breakfast

Large glass of chocolate milk, made with "no sugar added" Quik and fat-free milk.

DW *loves* breakfast. If we do go out to IHOP, I get water, two English muffins and an order of bacon.

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BlueGrits replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 1:35 AM

Re: My computer doesn't like to wake up

Just make sure you know what you've given up with Norton and going to Bitdefender Free. I don't know how much worse the "free" version is, but here's how the Pay version compares with NIS:

"BitDefender vs. Norton"
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Wed Apr 15

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BlueGrits posted to the Political Asylum board. 12:47 AM

RCC Backs US/Iran Treaty

"A sweeping coalition of Catholic leaders is calling on lawmakers to embrace President Barack Obama's proposed deal with Iran to scale back the country's nuclear program, insisting the plan is a good one and asking Congress to back off attempts [more]

Mon Apr 13

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BlueGrits posted to the Political Asylum board. 5:51 PM

Blackwater murderers sentenced

"Four former Blackwater Worldwide security guards have been handed decades-long sentences, ending a case stemming from the deadly shootings of dozens of Iraqi civilians in 2007.

Three of the guards — Paul Slough, Evan Liberty and Dustin [more]

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BlueGrits posted to the Political Asylum board. 12:32 PM

Rand vs. Rand

"CNN Host Asks Rand To Reconcile Libertarianism, View On Gay Marriage"

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/rand-paul-gay-marriage...

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BlueGrits posted to the Political Asylum board. 12:29 PM

"Pay to Play" Cops

"Deputy who killed man after mistaking gun for Taser is an insurance exec who pays to play cop"

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:25 PM

Re: Russia lifts ban on sophisticated SAMs to Iran

Free-market capitalists don't have a problem with that.

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BlueGrits replied to the Atheist Fools board. 11:57 AM

Re: Pharmacy Says "NO!" to Script

Forgot to add:

I wonder if WMT would be as understanding if an "associate" said that his/her religious beliefs would be compromised by selling or checking out any purchases of firearms or ammo.

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BlueGrits posted to the Atheist Fools board. 11:52 AM

Pharmacy Says "NO!" to Script

http://www.ifyouonlynews.com/videos/georgia-walmart-pharmaci...

"However, when the doctor called the [more]

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BlueGrits replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 11:41 AM

Re: 300 lb man does 5 ft box jump

I've seen other videos of him doing this and it's incredible for anyone but much less someone his size. I bet he can leg-press a VW.

Sat Apr 11

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BlueGrits posted to the Political Asylum board. 10:24 PM

Sharia Law & ID Child Support Bill

It's too amazingly bizarre to explain -- you'll have to read the entire article.

"A bill that would have helped Idaho track and enforce child support payments stalled Friday in the House Judiciary and Rules Committee over concerns that [more]

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