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Thu Apr 30

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Howie52 replied to the Conservative Fools board. 10:03 AM

Re: Protest or riot

"Felix
NEVER TELL LIES!!! "

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You merely choose to pull the covers over your head and sing "La, la, la."

There is zero difference between the US parties - both want [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:50 AM

Re: Good news from Baltimore

Yeah, the Inner Harbor was built in an area where there were
run-down and empty warehouses. The aquarium was great - and they built
more shops down there - an ESPN Zone and the like. Camden Yards is
nearby and you can walk up Charles [more]

Tue Apr 28

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:42 PM

Re: Government and Baltimore

There are still places that were never rebuilt after the 60s riots.
Somehow or other I doubt there will be a rush to build in the
areas nearby the CVS.

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:38 PM

Re: Good news from Baltimore

I wonder how soon Baltimore will get on a list of "Best towns in which
to retire?

Howie52
Sad for my home town.

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Howie52 posted to the Baby Boomers board. 8:23 PM

Oh Baltimore

A Randy Newman song - was true a while back when I lived there - seems
true now,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhdh8kSM7lY

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Newman has a terribly melancholy [more]

Sun Apr 26

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Howie52 replied to the An Open Letter board. 8:04 PM

Re: An Open Letter

"Who's Bruce Jenner??"

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He used to be an athlete.

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:58 PM

Re: Twitter and me

"I'm afraid that they're going to be disappointed, 'cuz I have nothing to say. "

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You might just become the most interesting and popular fellow in the
world.

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:54 PM

Re: Signs

"So I am looking down the pigeon holes, "For Rent", "Beware of Dog", "For Sale", "For Sale by Owner", "No Parking", etc. All 99 cents.

I get to the "Posted No Trepassing" sign, [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:48 PM

Re: Replace The 4% Rule

"Exactly! I have childhood friends who worked at Ma Bell starting from high school graduation till retirement and they were very well off.
My uncle worked for the telephone company also and when he died he was worth over one million [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 5:38 PM

Re: Replace The 4% Rule

"Your SIL had best have a good defined benefit pension if she thinks she'll get a 12% annual return on her investments indefinitely."

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Consider if someone [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Ecolab, Inc. board. 1:38 PM

Re: Earnings miss & share buy back

I would worry more about the apparent lack of better thinks in which
the company can invest earnings/capital.


This indicates the economy in general is weak - which is a greater
problem than a company buying back stock.

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Howie52 replied to the Baby Boomers board. 1:27 PM

Re: Changing lightbulbs

"BUT -- for some reason, I want to do this myself for as long as I can!!

Comments?

Christina "

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What would you tell a friend in your [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Baby Boomers board. 1:20 PM

Re: Aging

" "Aging is the least understood part of the human life span and, potentially, the richest and most meaningful"

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Once you're finished with aging, you cannot exactly go [more]

Wed Apr 22

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Howie52 replied to the Baby Boomers board. 6:22 PM

Re: Update on the Old People's Home

"At one point V. got a little annoyed at the rapid instructions of her tutor and said "Hey...slow down please. I'm 93 you know, and my fingers don't work so [more]

Sun Apr 19

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:37 PM

Re: Forget the civet cat

"and by the way, even though civets and mongoose look similar they are not closely related. they probably do share a common ancestor somewhere in the distant past.


Art [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:40 PM

Re: dumb vet of the year

" Whatever, she's an idiot."

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Beware of idiots who are good shots.

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:37 PM

Re: FBI Overstate DNA Evidence

"Still some heads need to roll. This is unconscionable behavior. "

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Maybe the data has not been adjusted to follow the models yet.

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:32 PM

Re: It was a clown fight

But it is in a "big tent".

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:30 PM

Re: Forget the civet cat

"What's the mechanism of action for "seriously sexy benefits?""

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Stirring.

Howie52
Shaken after.

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Howie52 posted to the NASCAR board. 3:21 PM

Spent the day in Bristol Saturday

Track was impressive - and the crowd - such as it was was loud.
Racing was pretty good - though Joey Logano kind of stunk up the
race for the lead.
Track parking is remote - bused from the parking area to an unloading
area - then [more]

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