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Sun Jul 26

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 5:34 PM

Re: Curious about timing

"what does that have to do with the jist of my question?


Sorry. I did not realize that only answers to your questions were allowed. Threads seem to drift and often elicit other thoughts. My bad. [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Conservative Fools board. 5:24 PM

Re: The Trump Phenomenon

"He’s too flawed, too liberal, too undisciplined and too afflicted with verbal dysentery when even slightly provoked. He lacks the fundamental presence and gravitas of a [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Baby Boomers board. 5:18 PM

Re: Blule Skys and High Temps.

Well, I have staggered before - and I will stagger again.
But the front and side yards are cut.
The back yard can wait.

Our clear blue skies have clouded over some - we could have a storm
in a bit - but at least it has cooled [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:29 PM

Re: Lets Expand Social Security!

"This could be a great opportunity to erase Income and wealth inequality. Maybe everybody will be poor. A bankrupt USA, with no wealthy to tax, no money to pay tax collectors. Sounds like Greece. [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:26 PM

Re: Is Free Will An Illusion?

"The Baron thinks Pluto got a raw deal. "

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well, it is awfully cold out there.

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:18 PM

Re: Techie question for the smart kids

"How does that happen? How does Hayneedle, Cymax, and Travelocity and whatnot get to Motley fool?

mcb "

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You remember the folks saying "Sometimes [more]

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Howie52 posted to the Baby Boomers board. 12:12 PM

Blule Skys and High Temps.

So hot out I had to light the charcoals to cool the food.

Just exaggerating a tad.

Mowing was started as well - but it is going to need to be staggered
today.

But oh, the sky is just a dream.

Howie52

Sat Jul 25

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:12 PM

Re: No reasoning with lunatics

"Don't apologize, attack!

Mike"

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Laughter and ridicule work as well.
Course you have to get that started quickly before the
thought police come out in force.

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:05 PM

Re: Death Blow

"Way, way, way , way too transparent

You make only commercial vehicles pay tolls, and hike the price as high as you like, as it is passed along anyway

Then you hike the SS tax, but only the employer side, you do it quietly [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:10 PM

Re: Death Blow

"How amazing.

You mean that people respond to negative and positive financial stimuli?

Don't let the Progressives know. They will outlaw moving to a less taxing state or county. [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:59 PM

Re: Why Aren't Republicans Fixing It!

"Great news Jedi! Once we have republicans all wobbly and voting for expansion, and then we get single-payer, we can get the poor vote, and then we can all be poor, and the nation will be 30 trillion in debt and paying more in interest payments [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Quitting Smoking board. 12:50 PM

Re: Economist Article - about quitting

"Wonder if encouraging smugglers would actually help? "

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Well, we know prohibition did not work.

I can testify that nagging only worked when I had decided that [more]

Thu Jul 23

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Howie52 replied to the Conservative Fools board. 6:18 PM

Re: Kerry to House: No Vote Means War Against Iran

""Kerry to House: No vote means war against Iran"

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Did he request funding for the invasion?

Wed Jul 22

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:26 PM

Re: For Art: The Illusion of Free Will

"I know one thing when I had my own classroom, because I had no control and the kids did whatever they wanted, very little learning was going on. If I had more control the students would have learned a lot more, and I blame myself for that. [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:17 PM

Re: Bill Cosby and his affairs

"So, my question to this male dominated board is what are your views on this?"

Humans have failures - and temptations lead us to places we never
plan to visit and sometimes with people you do not really know. Casting
stones [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 6:56 PM

Re: Email nightmare

"but 98% of the people with whom I communicate can't put two coherent sentences together. Forget about punctuation, and capital letters seem to be a thing of the [more]

Sun Jul 19

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Howie52 replied to the Baby Boomers board. 6:37 PM

Re: Well - a downpour rains

Day two - rains but not too bad to prevent mowing.

Darn it.

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 5:04 PM

Re: John McCain - hero

" but that's far from a free pass. "

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The problem republics run into is that everyone loves a hero -
and democracies get in trouble when people love their [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 2:13 PM

Re: John McCain - hero

"ohn McCain
is a HERO in my book! "

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being a hero does not give a person lifetime good judgement or
decision making abilities.
Charles Lindbergh was a [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Current Events board. 2:04 PM

Re: Hmm!

"Is there any evidence of Iranian support for any terrorist activity in the US? "

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Once upon a time there was an embassy - though you may have forgotten.

But you mean [more]

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