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Goofyhoofy replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 1 minute ago

Re: Proof that some folks have more money than s

The 2012 Federal Election (President, Senate and all the Congressional races) cost $7 billion. That's a pittance in a $4 Trillion Federal Budget.

Well that's true. But then that's because the candidates had to pry a good part of it [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 11 minutes ago

Re: Sanders & Cruz

Personally, I would have been glad to see either Trump or Cruz as the Republican nominee.

As a fellow liberal, I agree -- they're equally (and fatally) flawed as candidates.


I see it differently. I would have hated to see [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Falling Knives board. 22 minutes ago

Re: FKA:AAPL

Apple is going to get hammered on comps for the next three quarters, and the reason is simple: the iPhone 6 was such a huge hit. The reason it was a huge hit is also simple: it was BIG, and the market had moved way from Jobs' nice little "fits [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Political Asylum board. 2 hours ago

Re: Guccifer says he hacked Hillary!'s server

Hey, how did they trace Blumenthal to Hillary anyway?

That would have been difficult, almost impossible without hacking her server, I'll admit.

But one possible way, which I picked up by following a tiny trail of [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 7:16 PM

Re: Proof that some folks have more money than s

When you get money from donors you have an implicit obligation to them. The Kochs don't throw millions of dollars at candidates in anticipation of having their businesses regulated (for example).

You're saying "cause and [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:07 PM

Re: Debt Up More Than $1 Trillion IN 6 MONTHS

I posted a quote from and a link to a news story

Only you would be deluded into calling CNS a "news" site. It is a rabidly partisan website with an extremist political philosophy.

And I'll leave it to Goofy [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:29 PM

Re: Is religion the divisive factor?

I have no idea how that plays out among the GOP base as they move past the primary.

I am less interested in how it plays out with "the base" than I am with how it works with independents (who don't seem to have core [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 8:32 AM

Re: Redneck Pool Water Refill

may do a redneck method of filling a pool with water.

Bonus: the water will be at or close to ambient air temperature, perhaps even a little warmer (as it picks up temperature from running along the hot roof)) rather than having [more]

Tue May 3

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 7:14 PM

Re: Playing the Woman Card

Men have been, well, UNMANNED in front of feminist demands for decades

If you are threatened by women asserting their rights to control their own bodies, to be paid equally with men, and to have an equal chance at hiring and [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:06 PM

Re: Debt Up More Than $1 Trillion IN 6 MONTHS

Leave it to CNS to present facts without context, and for Dave to repeat it mindlessly.

The "debt to GDP" ratio has barely moved. It went from 103% to 104%. Woo, scary! You know, if someone said "Whoa, you just took on [more]

Sun May 1

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:21 PM

Re: Shop at Target, pee at WalMart.

Rev Paul Gibson, of Knox Church in Perth, said the Scottish Government’s plans to allow adults or children to legally change their gender so they are neither men nor women was one of the worst “attacks on Christianity” the country has ever seen. [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 6:50 PM

Re: Benghazi! Benghazi! Benghazi!

was Almost certainly hacked by America's enemies -- could very well have exposed Ambassador Steven's lack of security in his Benghazi compound, thereby leading directly to the terror attack that killed four Americans.

Nah, they [more]

Sat Apr 30

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:47 PM

Re: Raising wage will equal thousands of jobs lo

Straw man! You are stating it exactly backwards. Automation (order kiosks) reduces personnel and therefor personnel costs by reducing personnel

Of course it does. And in the long run, automation is *always* cheaper than human [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 4:55 PM

Re: Hypothetical cooler question

Goofy you post confuses me - but that is easy to do. You are talking about a RV with a thermoelectric cooler. You are say the weather is hitting 90F.

Are you saying the temp inside the RV is 90f? --


The RV is air [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 2:32 PM

Re: Apple Case Study (ft. Amzn and FB)

that Amazon can turn a couple wrenches and be profitable (which seems to be playing out). In other words, FB has a lot LESS untapped margin growth than Amazon.

I'd say just the opposite. (Ignoring AWS for the moment), Amazon is in [more]

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 11:56 AM

Hypothetical cooler question

We are out in an RV, and I have a thermoelectric cooler in the basement to add space to the relatively small interior fridge. The inside fridge keeps things plenty cold (even has a freezer on top), while the thermoelectric in the basement only keeps [more]

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 11:23 AM

Balky scooter

So we have a Yamaha Riva motor scooter (circa 2001) which almost never starts well. I've had it tuned up, complained about to the dealer, blah blah blah, and when they return it it's fine, for a week or two. (We don't run it that often, just when [more]

Fri Apr 29

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Conservative Fools board. 6:57 PM

Re: The bizarre attacks on Ted Cruz

Even the professional G0P elite get in on the act--they MUCH prefer Trump to Cruz, since Trump is the embodiment of the crony capitalism that characterizes our political system. Between Hillary and Trump...just wow. Two of the biggest crony [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:39 PM

Re: Raising wage will equal thousands of jobs lo

Short memory? Yes, the former McDonald’s CEO of the same McDonald's system which was set up to eliminate waitresses and car hops and to produce more hamburgers with fewer people says raising the minimum wage to $15 will push companies to set up [more]

Thu Apr 28

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:01 PM

Re: Raising wage will equal thousands of jobs lost

Former McDonald’s CEO Ed Rensi believes that a $15 minimum wage will push companies to set up self-service kiosks to save money

I dunno, is this anything like the McDonald's system which was set up to eliminate waitresses and [more]

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