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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4 minutes ago

Re: Trinity Lutheran USSC

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that taxpayer-funded grants for playgrounds available to nonprofits under a state program could not be denied to a school run by a church.

We should use tax monies to pay for a church playground. [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:37 PM

Re: Amazon Aims for Multi-$Trillion Monopoly

... and they'll get there without effective Antitrust enforcement.
Amazon Is Trying to Control the Underlying Infrastructure of Our Economy
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Sun Jun 25

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 4:33 PM

Re: New invention - cars this time

I think you're vastly underestimating the weight of the passenger compartment. Air hockey works because the puck is thin/light plastic and covers an area that is rather large for its weight. A fully loaded and structurally safe passenger [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:40 AM

Re: Cellphone bills plunge as devices outnumber

Isn't that the case with every new thing?

No, not really. Some things are high leverage commodities. Once you have your cell phone towers built, it costs you the same whether you have one customer or 10,000,000, so you have [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:27 AM

Re: Illinois careens into financial meltdown

The best data point about the state of health care in 2017 based on an obscure movie that came out in 2004? The best argument you have is fiction?

Yes, and seriously wrong fiction.

Canada's health care [more]

Sat Jun 24

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 7:00 PM

Re: Dem divisions

And what is the population difference between CA and MD?? You have to normalize for that to make it a reasonable comparison.
Maryland: 6 million
California: 37 million
6x as many.


I think you also have to control for [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 7:43 AM

Re: Advice-electrician drilled through my sewer line

I think "a patch" would be sufficient, if properly done. It's not like this is a line under pressure. A patch (a rubberized full circumference shield with a metal clamping case would actually give fewer exfilaration points than cutting [more]

Fri Jun 23

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:50 PM

Sears SSS comps: -12%

Who in their right mind would be holding this stock anymore?

Sears Closing Another 20 Stores Amid Ongoing Sales Slide

Last month, Sears Holdings reported sales fell 11.9% at stores open at least a year in the first [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:36 AM

Re: Illinois careens into financial meltdown

My approach to getting the cost of medical care under control:
1) Get government less involved.
2) Get insurers LESS involved.
3) Get a system where the expectation is that the doctor's office will have a posted price list - and
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Thu Jun 22

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

Re: Longest 'confirmed kill' shot in history

A Canadian sniper...

...go Trump go


Another classic telegraph disconnect.

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 11:28 AM

Re: Admidst the hand wringing

after all, the conservative revolution created right-wing media, not the other way around)

Completely disagree. You're 180 degrees off, here. Rush Limbaugh began it with a radio show that attracted a small but passionate [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 11:13 AM

Re: GOP:Drug-addicted Trumpers Special Medicaid Deal

Special deals for drug-addicted Trumpers, and you're going to kick my 6-yr-old kid with cancer off her health insurance? That's going to be tough for Republicans to defend.

Why? They don't feel the need to defend [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:10 AM

Re: Airbus concedes defeat to Boeing in Paris

Airbus conceded defeat to Boeing

No so fast. The Paris Air Show sales totals are a sham. They include "intended" sales which often do not materialize, orders which are serious but may later be cancelled in light of [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Great Movies board. 11:03 AM

Re: Wonder Woman

So I saw it yesterday, and found it a decent popcorn movie; it reminded me somehow of the pacing of "Raiders". I must say I am tired of indestructible superheroes trying to kill each other and destroying a lot of buildings along the way, so [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Retirement Investing board. 8:40 AM

Re: Dave Ramsey Recommends...

Just a little perspective about human beings - and what constitutes
"terrible" humans versus the run of the mill person.


Al Capone gave away nickels to poor children, and Bernie Madoff gave millions to charity, but [more]

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

Re: SS at age 62

One would logically assume she paid plenty of $$ into FICA and is therefore entitled to collect.

One might logically assume that, but one would probably we wrong. She was a book author, and as such had no "weekly wages" [more]

Wed Jun 21

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:45 PM

Re: Illinois careens into financial meltdown

Nonsense, Denny. Strawman argument.

Of course my post was sarcastic but here is a documented version of the effect of increased government on growth rates. The correlation is negative! No straw, just data and maths.
Outside the
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Goofyhoofy replied to the Gardening and Landscaping board. 2:06 PM

Re: Retaining wall cleaning

No chemicals, no cleaners, no nothing except high pressure washer using water. Because it's stone (brick, whatever) you'll be able to bear in and blast most of it off. If there is moss or mildew that it doesn't get, get a bird bath brush [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:00 PM

Re: Amazon may replace cashiers at Whole Foods w

The bottom line of your situation seems to be that the benefits of YOUR Kroger's card outweigh any disadvantages of Kroger's selling your info, for example, to the soda "syndicate."
Personally, we don't buy soda -- ALL
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Goofyhoofy replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:06 PM

Re: OT: Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7B

It seems to me that Amazon’s final goal may to be a toll-road, or as Buffett says, a gross revenues royalty owner. Their attitude would be: “you can buy and sell anything you want, but you have to come through us to do so. And we will rake a very [more]

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