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Mon Aug 25

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:15 AM

Re: Beheaded By A Bad Rapper

"Not all music is enjoyed by all people having ears.

You don't recognize the deterioration of music in society? Surprising. "

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I remember hearing a [more]

Sun Aug 24

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Howie52 posted to the Baby Boomers board. 11:46 PM

Richard Attenborough Passes

I remember him playing in the Great Escape and The Sand Pebbles and
The Guns at Batasi.

Excellent actor - then directing the Gandhi film - which is one of
my favorites.

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Howie52 replied to the Quitting Smoking board. 9:59 PM

Re: Yup....it's been 10 years this

"They're showing us some marvelous 'period pieces', and in the 30s, 40s, and 50s everybody smoked."

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Not everybody.

I smoked.

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Now I [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Retirement Investing board. 9:45 PM

Re: The "Recovery" and forced retireme

"Hate to see the Retirement board waylaid by this political discussion. "

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Both retirement and investing are influenced by political questions.
And retirement is [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:12 PM

Re: Beheaded By A Bad Rapper

"Rap = a lame excuse for music. "

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People once said the same thing about country music in some areas and
folks used to try to ban rock and roll.

I [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Retirement Investing board. 8:47 PM

Re: Advice-when is it time to move to a index fund?

" I ask that question because I'm not beating the market"

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Try a different question.
Are you getting the return that you need to meet your goals?

If you [more]

Sat Aug 23

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:52 PM

Re: Did Obama Kill Foley?

"You can't have it both ways. "

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Evil acts are not committed as acts of omission with the exception of
failure to act based upon actual knowledge - for instance, the [more]

Fri Aug 22

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:37 PM

Re: What have we here?

"So what? Every sane person knows you've got to screen, screen, screen; that propaganda is everywhere. Which is why I said, "If this is true…" [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:21 PM

Re: See vibrant Detroit!

"Then we'll go north for the rest of his stay.."

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Good plan.

DW and I are making plans to stop by the coast of Maine -
Boothbay Harbor up to Bar Harbor in [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:15 PM

Re: Did Obama Kill Foley?

"Some .......... Islamist radical did. "

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Good simple answer that.

Howie52

I may resume opening your posts other than by accident again.

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:04 PM

Re: See vibrant Detroit!

"He has this notion of "seeing" Detroit."

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If he is from Manila, he has already seen a city. Maybe going up to
the UP and seeing the Mackinac Bridge and lighthouses [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:57 PM

Re: Poll: How Would You Rule?

Don't move to Evansville when you retire.

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:55 PM

Re: To quote 2828, Hello hayseeds

" stayed about the same"

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This is the main statement - things have not changed.
More government - not better or even a desire to see any [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Current Events board. 10:38 PM

Re: Where were these guys yesterday?

"Is this a recent revelation or did they know this last year and kept quiet. "

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Now the idea is to build up homeland security.

Or stifle dissent - depending upon [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Retirement Investing board. 10:35 PM

Re: The "Recovery" and forced retireme

"That is, with all due respect, a puerile argument, like most of the Tea Party's arguments."

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I know it must be frightening to you to see something new.
And it [more]

Thu Aug 21

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Howie52 replied to the Retirement Investing board. 8:44 PM

Re: The "Recovery" and forced retireme

"*Everybody* is against waste and ineffectiveness."

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I disagree.
The VA managers who directed falsifying of records were - and are -
not against waste and [more]

Tue Aug 19

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:04 PM

Re: Retire early

"I retired from the gym several times in my life.


I never intended to, but it appears I've retired from an active sex life.

I haven't had any in more than five years now, and quite frankly, it's starting to get on my [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Baby Boomers board. 10:59 PM

Re: The Yard goes on forever ...

"And be there monsters at the end of the yarde...

Sadie Killmouski "

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Sometimes things go bump in the night and sometimes things just go
bump.

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So [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Retirement Investing board. 10:57 PM

Re: The "Recovery" and forced retireme

"If you don't understand this, you're just not paying attention. "

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Perhaps you have not been paying attention to the VA.

How does one attempt to [more]

Sun Aug 17

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Howie52 replied to the Retirement Investing board. 8:10 PM

Re: The "Recovery" and forced retireme

"Isn't it the tea-party guys who are cutting the enforcement arm of the IRS, the fraud detection of the VA and Medicare, and slicing the bone of almost every other government program, whether it's deserved or not? You know, "if it's [more]

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