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JLC posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1 minute ago

Obamacare Not Working at Work

Ok, color me confused. I thought by now everyone was supposed to have Obamacare (unless you were one of the protected waiver classes). But I'm still seeing patients with "Self Pay", i.e. no insurance of any kind, on their admit [more]

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JLC replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 5:08 PM

Re: Residency-Bottleneck?-Unnecessary Medicare C

My orthopedic doctor has said that has already happened - mostly at universities - around here, anyway.

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If enough physicians quit accepting, it would eventually happen. I'm sure it is specialty dependent and [more]

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JLC replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:59 PM

Re: Poll: OT: What kind of fireplace???

You've received plenty of good advice already, but here is my $0.02.

Is this retirement house/dream house/rental house in a place where people want to go vacationing? Say Flathead Lake, MT? Semi-remote with a sort of exclusive feel? High [more]

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JLC replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:37 AM

Re: Do not disturb!

Being interrupted for just 60 seconds while concentrating can completely wipe your short-term memory...

Nothing too new.

In my hospital, there are posters at every nurse's station warning about interrupting other nurses while [more]

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JLC replied to the Retirement Investing board. 11:22 AM

Re: Is your personality making you broke?

What I found interesting in the article was the finding that having some kind of financial setback early in life that introduced a sense of caution...

There is a similar scenario in medicine, can't recall the term write now, but [more]

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JLC replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:19 AM

Re: Residency-Bottleneck?-Unnecessary Medicare Cost?

A few comments in no particular order.

...part of the bottle in is funding. But another part, not mentioned, is training numbers, i.e., exposure and hands on time. For example, many have heard the meme of 10,000 hours to proficiency, but [more]

Sat Jul 19

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JLC posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:50 PM

MOL - When Are You Old?

Ok, Luckydog's post about turning 21 for the 40th time stuck in my head like a bad "Warren for President" ear worm. So my brain tucked it away and subconsciously kicked it around till it hit me while descending the stairwell after seeing [more]

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JLC replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:36 PM

Re: Metal, take a look...

There is a reason why ninja's are tine people. :)

I catch American Ninja Warrior off and on while channel surfing. There for awhile they were putting the height and weight of the competitors. Only once have I seen a guy taller than [more]

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JLC replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:10 PM

Re: OT? Stress and Alzheimer's

Arthritis drug could also halt Alzheimer's:

Nothing too new there. Was noticed years ago that Rheumatoid arthritis sufferers had a lower than expected rate of Alzheimer's. Determined to be from chronic anti-inflammatory [more]

Wed Jul 16

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JLC replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:24 PM

Re: OT? Stress and Alzheimer's

They have been measuring “perceived stress,”

That must be a real gem to figure out. For some making life and death decisions is no problem while for others not to have a pair of shoes to go with their newest Coach purse is reason to [more]

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JLC replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:07 AM

Re: The Emperor's Lackey

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Tuesday asserted the southern border is secure despite the massive surge of illegal minors from Central America that has overwhelmed federal agencies.

Harry needs to be evaluated for [more]

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JLC replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:57 AM

Re: Living in your parent's basement

"She's back: Alexandria Romo, 28, of Austin, Texas, studied economics at Loyola University Chicago. The aspiring veterinarian now owes $90,000 in student loans"

She obviously failed Econ 101.

WTF?!? You live in [more]

Tue Jul 15

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JLC replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 5:32 PM

Re: Wal-Mart's new focus

I also like the online pick-up feature.

Many companies have been doing that for years. Best Buy and Bass Pro are two that I've used before. I think I read today where Target is about to do it in limited areas.

If I could [more]

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JLC posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 5:21 PM

Atheist Invocations - For Tele

SCOTUS ruling, 5-4 obviously, will lead to interesting times.

The decision was a blow to nonbeliever activists, but it also created an opportunity. Justice Anthony Kennedy, who wrote the 5-4 ruling, emphasized the importance of inclusion, [more]

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JLC replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:38 AM

Re: Santelli Rant - CNB

I want that 12 minutes of my life back.

12 minutes? You are more patient/hopeful than me. 1 minute tops then its clicker time. Usually ESPN.

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JLC replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:22 AM

Re: Just think, we could of had Mitt!

The Libertarians and Tea Party fanatics trade off fear, uncertainty and despair.

As opposed to Dems/Liberals that trade off despair, uncertainty, and fear.

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JLC replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:12 AM

Re: Americans Using Less Electricity

And yet power companies have been selling less and less electricity since 2011:

At first glance, the typical reader would interpret that as a smaller electric bill. The opposite is the truth.

While our KWH usage has stayed [more]

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JLC replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:05 AM

Re: Santelli Rant - CNB

During the time liesman's talking, Santelli tries to talk over Liesman's challenge.

I hate it when things like that happen. When an argument devolves into who can yell the loudest and longest.

That's when the channel surfing [more]

Mon Jul 14

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JLC replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 6:18 PM

Re: Just think, we could of had Mitt!

Number of Americans...

HOLD IT RIGHT THERE!!!! What are you doing bringing facts and logic into this argument?!?!? Don't you know its all about touchy feely hopey dopey changey?

First I'm going to report this post to the [more]

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JLC replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 6:08 PM

Re: Oh, Facts

... years of evidence from states like Georgia and Indiana that turnout...

I've had to show ID my entire adult life of voting (30+ years) in Louisiana. Never any complaints. No accusations of voter suppression, at least until Holder [more]

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