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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 7:34 PM

Re: I believe in freedom of religion

Regarding italics you have to use the HTML formatting characters. For italics they are < i > and < /i > (with the spaces removed...I had to put space in or it would do it instead of display it).

I don't know why html has [more]

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Atheist Fools board. 3:02 PM

I believe in freedom of religion

..just not if it's atheists who want to do the talking.

Rejected atheist booth in Mich. city hall draws lawsuit

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union in Michigan and two other groups filed a federal [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:56 PM

Re: No longer economical to operate

It doesn't matter how well run a nuclear power plant is. They will never be able to compete against negative prices from the competition. Another advantage for the wind farms are the Renewable Portfolio Standards established in many of the states. [more]

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Words, Words, Words board. 2:45 PM

Chronicle

For those who like to great word usage over time, here's a little gizmo that tracks it in the pages of the New York Times.

http://chronicle.nytlabs.com/

It's called "Chronicle", [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Improve the Fool board. 11:08 AM

Re: Still BROKEN

It is becoming so bad that I don't want to visit the Fool site anymore.

I am getting the "server not responding" error message many times a day. About half the time I click a link (or "submit" or [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the iOS help: iPhone iPad iPod touch board. 8:48 AM

Re: new phone / old phone

Thanks, I will do that...however...

The issue was that in transferring the phone over I also changed the Apple ID password (Mrs. Goofy had changed it, unbeknownst to me, so I changed it again when it wouldn't let me in).;

Anyway, I [more]

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Goofyhoofy posted to the iOS help: iPhone iPad iPod touch board. 8:21 AM

new phone / old phone

Mrs. Goofy's business has just provided her with a new 5S, so I have transferred what I could (smaller memory) from her old 4S.

The new phone is comletely operational; it takes phone calls, text messages, etc. But when I go on a third iOS [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Apple board. 7:43 AM

Re: MSFT not learning from its mistakes

For Enterprise customers the attraction is that the one device meets almost all uses fairly well. So for a single (negotiable) cost you can meet the employees computing needs, and have this work easily with a Microsoft back-end that the [more]

Wed Jul 23

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Retirement Investing board. 10:47 PM

Re: Where to invest next?

FWIW, there are a quite number of ETFs that invest in dividend paying stocks.

Yes. The two that I have are VIG and SDY, both dividend oriented etf's. The overall payout is a bit less than I get on my own (and there are expenses, [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:38 PM

Re: Christian supernatural missionary

I wonder if they are located right next to Ralph's Spoilsport* Motors?

The world's largest new used and used new car dealership, here in the city of ... emphysema.

Goofy
"why he's no fun, he fell right over."

Tue Jul 22

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Political Asylum board. 9:04 PM

Rich NY'ers leaving cause of high taxes

Well, I've read for years how high taxes motivate people to move, and apparently it's true. Even the criticism of New York Mayor Deblasio's campaign promises failed to change his mind, and he put some surtaxes on people earning more than $500,000 a [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Retirement Investing board. 6:16 PM

Re: Where to invest next?

Not sure that came out right what I mean is that since if an etf can contain stocks from different sectors, countries, etc. it would be less volatile than an individual stock. I am interested in making a portfolio of 5-8 different [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:00 PM

Re: The future, or what's left of it.

Thanks for the discussion, although I don't know that I've gotten any good short candidates out of it, which was kind of the idea.

I'll offer, as one category not yet discussed, the three publicly traded movie house (exhibition) chains: [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:24 PM

Re: Either Hire Me or I'll Take You to Court

But of course the clinic has to go through the wasted time of a lawsuit.

The easy way to stop nuisance lawsuits - all of them - is to make the loser pay court costs, their own legal costs, and the other side's reasonable legal costs [more]

Mon Jul 21

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Political Asylum board. 8:14 PM

My favorite moon landing video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wptn5RE2I-k

It's the last 5 seconds that make it a classic.

Sun Jul 20

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:24 PM

The future, or what's left of it.

I'm gonna talk about the internet in a minute, but for some reason I feel the need to opine about cars.

The actual inventor of the automobile is a matter of dispute, but if we had to pick a time and person it would probably be Karl Benz in [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:12 PM

Re: Poll: OT: What kind of fireplace???

1) Insurance companies do not want to insure any building with a wood or pellet stove in it. You will have to produce all the proper documentation from the stove manufacturer and proof of inspections by your building inspector before they will [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Television Banter board. 8:06 PM

Re: Anyone watching Major Crimes? .

Anyone been watching Major Crimes (MC) on TNT?

I do, but only because I've seen every Closer episode at least twice. MC is OK, but it's not on the same level.

They've also added some new characters, most of who aren't great [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 5:48 PM

Re: MAT?

{This paragraph was not meant to be in italics. When you've italicized a quote of part of someone's earlier post as the opening of yours, does anyone know what must be done so the remainder of your post does not appear in italics? It didn't used [more]

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