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Brooklyn1948 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:27 AM

Re: We Could Have A 5 Trillion Dollar Surplus

This is sheer speculation. No one is able to factually see what would have happened, so we're left with "too big to fail" banks that are bigger than ever, a still-crumbling power grid, more Americans than ever on welfare, food stamps and [more]

Tue Sep 16

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Brooklyn1948 replied to the Pet Lovers board. 3:55 PM

Re: Blind

(Thanks for listening. I think my friends IRL think I'm being totally stupid and over-reactive).


Well, if your friends IRL think that you are being totally stupid and over-reactive then they are not truly your friends!
If this had [more]

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Brooklyn1948 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:59 AM

Re: Charles speaks 'Truth to Power'!

"Krauthammer: Obama ‘Clearly A Narcissist,’ ‘Lives In A Cocoon Surrounded By Sycophants’



I have been calling the president a narcissist for YEARS now.
Finally, a real psychiatrist, Krauthammer, validated what I have been [more]

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Brooklyn1948 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:56 AM

Re: Hippo Crates

Looks like Michelle has been eating them, have you see the size of her ass?

Perhaps FLOTUS is trying to compete with Beyoncé!

Mon Sep 15

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Brooklyn1948 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:20 AM

Re: Obama Call The Clubhouse

Yep, I feel sorry for the poor news anchors who have to pronounce all these weird spellings and names. Your post reminded me of that classic SNL opening sketch with Robert DeNiro as Craig Fenson giving a press conference concerning [more]

Sat Sep 13

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Brooklyn1948 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 5:56 PM

Re: Potassium and Diet

Dr. Oz says the following about the amount of potassium in certain foods.

1,000 in one cup lima beans

1 cup of beets has 15% of your minimum daily requirement

1 cup orange juice has 500 mgs

And you have listed some [more]

Fri Sep 12

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Brooklyn1948 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 4:17 PM

Re: Where were you on 9/11/01?

On September 11, 2001 I was driving up Route 110 in Farmingdale, Long Island, headed for Costco to buy cat litter and other things.
I was listening to the radio when I heard the reports of the first plane hitting the WTC. I thought, oh, it must [more]

Thu Sep 11

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Brooklyn1948 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:52 PM

Re: what website is good for comparing plane fares?

Try:


www.ceoexpress.com


Scroll down to bottom right for travel options.

It's a great website.

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Brooklyn1948 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:12 AM

Re: low carb poll and posts

For me moderate carbs seem to work best.
I have been buying lots of those Kind protein bars.
Instead of eating a huge bowl of frozen yogurt I just eat one of those
bars and call it dessert. I think it's more about portion control anyway [more]

Wed Sep 10

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Brooklyn1948 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:29 PM

Re: For anyone who lives near an Olive Garden

In my town, these two restaurants are just a couple of blocks from each other. They're both yummy.


I have been using Dreamfields penne (supposedly low carb) with a good sauce out of a jar (Rao's is my favorite but only when it's on [more]

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Brooklyn1948 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:27 PM

Re: You know what tomorrow is

Yup, 9/11. A good day to stay home.



This former New Yorker will hold her breath for the entire day as I have done for the past 12 now going on 13 years.
I have already checked the clock on the iPhone to see where in the world [more]

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Brooklyn1948 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 4:11 PM

Re: Political Correctness 1 MetalDecathlete 0

Normal humans act like grown ups and move on with their lives, because the best way to get back at someone is to live your life to the fullest.


Exactly! And that's why my motto is
"Living well is the best revenge".

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Brooklyn1948 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:26 PM

Re: Simple Rule of Thumb for Parents

If, for whatever reason, you would be afraid to put your kids in the neighborhood public school, you should move somewhere else.



I couldn't afford to move so I took my kids out of the public school and sent them to a parochial [more]

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Brooklyn1948 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:48 AM

Re: Isn't she Precious?

I wonder.....

We are clearly not the only people to see these examples of black-on-white violence.


So, I grew up for the most part on Long Island. They called my town "Matzo Pizza".
Lowstudent if you are reading [more]

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Brooklyn1948 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 6:25 AM

Re: Hope. Change.

Police: Women Force Tenants out of Apartment at Gunpoint: 'Tired of White People Moving In'



Most of Brooklyn is racially diverse. This was just an excuse to rob those women.
Some of the worst neighborhoods in Brooklyn have the [more]

Tue Sep 9

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Brooklyn1948 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:32 PM

Re: Do you freeze food?

I freeze meats, frozen veggies, breads. No problem.
Try repackaging it so it doesn't get freezer burn.

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Brooklyn1948 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:31 PM

Re: You're Too Stupid To Eat Healthy

Gosh, I'm lucky to have so many 99 Cent Only stores nearby. They always have (in season) fresh blueberries, raspberries, blackberries and strawberries for one dollar per container (usually a pint; larger for strawberries). Sometimes the blueberries [more]

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Brooklyn1948 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:03 PM

Re: You're Too Stupid To Eat Healthy

All I know is that [I] lowered my LDL by 50 points by eating 30 grams of protein early in the morning. No cravings. Lower carb consumption.

I recently purchased a cannister of this stuff for exactly the same reason => protein in the [more]

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Brooklyn1948 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:01 PM

Re: NYT: Baracky "fundamentally misguided"

What's this?--NYT describing Baracky as "fundamentally misguided." Hell has surely frozen over.



I know. I just read it. Maybe my liberal children will read it also as they don't think anything is worth reading unless it's [more]

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Brooklyn1948 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:59 AM

Re: You're Too Stupid To Eat Healthy

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell explained that in order to get Americans to eat healthier, they needed to be educated and provided the proper tools.



I just read her bio. She was raised in a privileged family, [more]

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