JAFO31’s Activity

Fri Dec 19

NL

Boards Post

JAFO31 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:48 AM

Re: The disappearing middle

albaby1:

<<<Clearly they didn't understand the consequences of their support. It was sold as "good for kids," but it was really good for capitalists and the GOP.>>>

"But these were brilliant, [more]

Thu Dec 18

NL

Boards Post

JAFO31 replied to the Getting A Child Into College board. 3:57 PM

Re: Financial Planning/Literacy for College

Fuskie: "It's hard to be thinking about 40, 50, 60 years down the road when you're just establishing yourself as an adult now. Plus, the consumer marketing machine is heavily targeting this demographic with the message that you must have or [more]

NL

Boards Post

JAFO31 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:52 PM

Re: Vermont Apparently Abandons Single-Payer

1poorguy: "There is nothing obvious to control medical costs."

More sanity about end of life care would go a long way. It likely will not happen any time soon because the "death panel" meme will start over again, [more]

Wed Dec 17

NL

Boards Post

JAFO31 replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:16 PM

Re: Legal definition of torture

"In the war crimes tribunals that followed Japan's defeat in World War II, . . . , the U.S. charged a Japanese officer, Yukio Asano, with war crimes for waterboarding a U.S. civilian. Asano was sentenced to 15 years of hard [more]

Tue Dec 16

NL

Boards Post

JAFO31 replied to the Christian Fools board. 5:11 PM

Re: Atheist's Wager

bdhinton

bdh: {{{And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own soul? Mark 8:36}}}
-----

A: <<<What's that got to do with the Atheist's Wager?>>>

"I'll paraphrase for [more]

Sun Dec 14

NL

Boards Post

JAFO31 replied to the Retirement Investing board. 8:50 PM

Re: Planning for health issues

pauleckler: "The basic problem is still that most people never collect a dime from their Long Term Care insurance. Of those that do, only a fraction recover their premiums in benefits.

So I think its a bad gamble. I estimate the odds
[more]

Fri Dec 12

NL

Boards Post

JAFO31 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4:51 PM

Re: The Daily Show Mocks Freedom From Religion F

From http://lawdigitalcommons.bc.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=...

"For instance, in April of 1989, the Iowa Supreme Court held
that [more]

NL

Boards Post

JAFO31 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4:12 PM

Re: The Daily Show Mocks Freedom From Religion F

I suggest using the following prayer:

"Pasta is great,
Pasta is good,
Let us thank Pasta for our food,
Ramen."

Regards, JAFO

Thu Dec 11

NL

Boards Post

JAFO31 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:37 PM

Re: The Daily Show Mocks Freedom From Religion F

sonofed: "The FFRF guy was being a tool equating racism in Selma, Alabama in the 60s with a restaurant giving voluntary discounts to people who publicly pray."

Was it any public prayer to any deity ro was there a preference [more]

Wed Dec 10

NL

Boards Post

JAFO31 replied to the Buying or Selling a Home board. 1:56 PM

Re: SF Housing Dilemma

Whafa: A few thoughts for whatever they are worth.

First, I second CC post, you need a lawyer!

Second, your questions are at teh very least very California specific (Prop> 13) and possibly even very SF specific if some of the [more]

Tue Dec 9

NL

Boards Post

JAFO31 replied to the Estate Planning and the Fool board. 2:41 PM

Re: joint holdings, probate, and gift taxes

pauleckler: "I agree that its appropriate to make reasonable plans. Keep it simple. Try to cover 95% of what is likely to occur--keeping in mind that the when and where is unknown and could be far in the future.

But few plans are
[more]

NL

Boards Post

JAFO31 replied to the Inheritance Strategies board. 2:34 PM

Re: How to gift a share of LLC?

StockGoddess: "You also need to account for whether or not DSIL dies first - does she have heirs? Does she have a will? If not would DH want it to go to his son instead of some remote niece or nephew?"

Those are all good [more]

NL

Boards Post

JAFO31 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:28 PM

Re: While cleaning your house...

DrBob2: "From Wisconsin:

Chief offers search for illegal weapons
www.beloitdailynews.com/news/chief-offers-search-for-illegal......
Communities
[more]

Mon Dec 8

NL

Boards Post

JAFO31 replied to the Estate Planning and the Fool board. 4:48 PM

Re: joint holdings, probate, and gift taxes

pauleckler:

<<<Is it more important to be cheap or to make sure your wishes are followed?>>>

"Exactly. You know your heirs. If you expect trouble, hire the best.

If you expect amicable acceptance,
[more]

Sun Dec 7

NL

Boards Post

JAFO31 replied to the Paying For College board. 9:14 PM

Re: Parents refuse to help

1poorguy: "But I think the main problem is a disconnect between how the public sees the mission of the university and how the university sees it. Clearly you and I want junior to get a good education. The university has [more]

Fri Dec 5

NL

Boards Post

JAFO31 replied to the Paying For College board. 10:13 PM

Re: Parents refuse to help

canonian:

<<<Why is it messed up? If one's parents will not contribute, why should the taxpayers? Students will eventually age out of the issue (see 1. below) and there are other exceptions, i.e. 2 year military stint (see 6. below) [more]

Wed Dec 3

NL

Boards Post

JAFO31 replied to the Paying For College board. 7:35 PM

Re: Parents refuse to help

canonian:

<<<If the parents just refuse to provide info then the situation is more difficult. The student fills out the FAFSA, says they are unable to provide parental info, and then contacts the school's financial aid office. It [more]

NL

Boards Post

JAFO31 replied to the Retirement Investing board. 7:28 PM

Re: New Retirement

pauleckler: "In Foolish vernacular you are allowed to spend 4% of your investable assets per year for living expenses in retirement. The five year bond portfolio takes you to 20% of assets in bonds (if you retire at the 4% number or less if [more]

NL

Boards Post

JAFO31 replied to the Tax Strategies board. 7:18 PM

Re: Unemployment to Roth Conversion

3Cubs: "2014 was a tough year for our family because I faced unemployment. Since our income is much lower than normal, I thought I might make lemonade and convert an old 401(k). Here is my idea:

1. Transfer my old 401(k) out of the
[more]

Wed Nov 26

NL

Boards Post

JAFO31 replied to the Christian Fools board. 2:27 PM

Re: Another Al-Shabab massacre in Kenya

AdrianC: "More?"

Scott Roeder:

"David Leach, publisher of Prayer & Action News, a magazine that opines that the killing of abortion providers would be justifiable homicide, . . . .

Leach published [more]

Show More Activity ...

CAPS Stats & Trivia

CAPS Player Rating < 20
Player Rank 0 out of 75077
Score 0.00
Score Change Today 0
Accuracy 0.00%
Active Picks 0
Total Picks 0
Best Pick ( 0)
Worst Pick ( 0)
Average Score per Pick 0.00
Charms Earned 0
Highest Rated Favorite No Favorites Selected
Go to JAFO31’s CAPS page

Boards Stats & Trivia

Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool
Board Posts 14614
Recs Received 23637
People who have rec'd these posts 2371
Recs to Posts Ratio (last 30 days) 4.30
Threads Started 84
Threads Started Percentage 0.57 %
Most Frequent Board Buying or Selling a Home
Very First Post Privacy, paranoia and misplaced message (11/2/1998)
Percentage of Posts Rec'd 51.12 %
Show JAFO31’s 10 Latest Posts