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Goofyhoofy replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:32 PM

Re: Missing white voters

There is virtually no possibility that the GOP will obtain 60 votes in the Senate. Without 60 votes, no bill gets passed that at least some Democrats aren't willing to vote for. Which means they can't repeal any progressive [more]

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:03 PM

USA Today anti-endorsement is overblown

Yes, the big news today is that USA Today has decided to slam Donald Trump saying he is "unfit for the Presidency." And this is being headlined because USA Today has never endorsed (or anti-endorsed, for that matter) a candidate since it [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 8:11 AM

Re: painting over paint over wallpaper :(

You really really really do not want to destroy plaster walls and ut up wallboard, UNLESS the plaster walls are decaying themselves. Removing plaster and lath is one of the dirtiest, nasties jobs imagineable. And you are lugging heavy plaster out [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 1:48 PM

Re: painting over paint over wallpaper :(

There should be a special circle of hell for people who paint over wallpaper, at least if it was the people before me.

Once it's painted over it's *extremely* difficult to remove, because the paint acts as a barrier to getting steam [more]

Tue Sep 27

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 9:09 PM

Here Donald! Larger shovel!

Determined to ignore the first rule of holes, Donald decided to criticize the former Miss Universe, again, now that Hillary brought her up at the debate, and the campaign is launching a Spanish language spot to highlight how he called her "Miss [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:59 PM

Re: Words cannot express....

eople keep talking about how great the economy was when he was there. Well, DUH, it was because of the Internet. He was lucky with his timing

Yes, that's how it works sometimes.

For instance, in the 1980's, the price [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:04 PM

Re: Well said

Of course it does...IF that's what you're looking for.

Pretty sure the black kid in the car who got shot and killed by the cop wasn't "looking for it", but it found him anyway.

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Retirement Investing board. 7:58 AM

The unknown pension

So this is a weird one, which has sent us off to the drawing board. We've made our decision, but I thought I would stick a thermometer in the board and see what the temperature is here.

Mrs. Goofy recently got a mailing from a previous [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:40 AM

Re: Trump Won!

He can improve;

That is quite true.

He could, for instance, learn some facts.

He could stop lying about his earlier position on Iraq.

He could stop snorting cocaine.

He could cease his [more]

Mon Sep 26

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:16 PM

Re: Make or Break Election

If Trump loses, the moderate Republicans might have a shot at taking their party back from Tea Party nuts and the far right fringe that gave Trump an opening to begin with.

Couldn't disagree more. If Trump loses, they will [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 7:31 AM

Re: Outdoor lighting problem

OK, last pass.

If they "light your backyard" and are "on a plug" which is controlled by "a light switch", then I'm gonna say they're 120v lights. (If not, then after the plug and before the wire [more]

Sun Sep 25

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 7:04 AM

A Week of Whoppers from The Donald

Read it and weep. The New York Times analyzed Donald Trumps speeches and pronouncements for just one week this past week and fact checked them.

Amazing!

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Sat Sep 24

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 7:25 AM

Re: Duterte

Tell that to Trump. He's the one with the big plans to fight crime in our cities.

Disagree. He doesn't have "plans" for much of anything. He has "rhetoric", but no understanding of how to turn that into [more]

Fri Sep 23

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:15 PM

Re: The billionaires thank you

Hasn't it ever occurred to you we have a spending problem? not a pay for it problem?

Yes it has We have as much military as the next 15 nations combined . We have as many aircraft carriers as the rest Of the world [more]

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Major League Baseball board. 12:43 PM

Posnanski: Last Call

Featuring Warren Spahn, Vin Sculley, Bob Gibson, Jackie Robinson and others:

http://joeposnanski.com/last-call/

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 12:16 PM

Re: Outdoor lighting problem

If both lights went out, you can eliminate checking the bulbs, the sockets, and the wiring up to the point where they split (which may be all the way back At the electrical panel, dunno.)

Outside wiring is usually/often on its own separate [more]

Thu Sep 22

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 7:59 AM

Re: Mike Pence Explains Evolution

"Theory" is the strongest statement science makes. It's as close to "proven" as you can ever get, but if new data comes along it is subject for revision.

I'm sorry, but this is an argument you can never [more]

Wed Sep 21

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 7:46 AM

Re: The GOP died this weekend

So far as Donald's relationship with the working class. I honestly don't get it. The guy was born with a silver spoon in his mouth. He attended a private college prep school before he was kicked out and switched to the New York Military [more]

Tue Sep 20

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:42 PM

OK, now invent a garbage hauler

Once again I turn to the creativity of the board for a product my brother wants to have invented.

His house is set well back from the road - 50 yards or so. Worse, it sits well downhill from his street, so in the winter (Massachusetts) [more]

Mon Sep 19

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:30 PM

Re: NYC **was** a tourist magnet

France showed us what happens to tourism when there are random terror attacks. It plunges. The entire national economy suffers.

Not fer nuthin', but New York has had a fair number of random attacks, including two on the World [more]

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