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Wed Apr 23

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Jim2B replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:09 PM

Re: The end of public education in Chicago

There was nothing wrt blacks in America we needed to fix in the 60s?

Yes there was. Luckily the republicans defeated democrat schemes and passed the equal rights Amendment anyway. FYI, that was nearly 55 years ago. Have you bothered [more]

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Jim2B replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:21 PM

Re: $150k a yr.

Thanks for the tip LD.

DS is talking about dropping out of college, shacking up with GF (with kid), and looking for a mail room job. I'm doing my best to reason him out of this course of action but am not sure he's actually [more]

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Jim2B replied to the Minnesota Mining & Mfg. board. 5:22 PM

Re: new coolant

Cool!

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Jim2B replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 5:05 PM

Re: The end of public education in Chicago

"But it is complicated. We f'd them over. All of them. We have to fix it. All of us. Even if we were born after it happened. "

On again, the grayling has it wrong.

Liberals f'd [more]

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Jim2B replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:38 PM

Re: Can't fix stupid

Yeah, America's middle class is facing a lot of problems, but most of them have to leave on January 20, 2017. Unfortunately, that's a long time to wait, and even more unfortunately, there are still a lot of liberal idiots who still don't get it, [more]

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Jim2B replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:36 PM

Re: The end of public education in Chicago

"The human race originated in Africa. That means every human being has African ancestry. Everything in recorded history, every invention, every war, every romance, every murder, every heroic act, every cowardly betrayal, was done by people [more]

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Jim2B replied to the Conservative Fools board. 3:25 PM

Re: Domestic Terrorism

cheerio bought a can of paint and a brush, until it is empty, everyone gets painted the same color.

There's an old saying that "when the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail."

This applies [more]

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Jim2B replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:56 PM

Re: The end of public education in Chicago

What about restitution to black people from the black people who sacked villages and hauled people to the ports in Africa to sell their plunder as slaves to the European ship captains?

Careful, you might make the liberal's head [more]

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Jim2B replied to the Conservative Fools board. 11:10 AM

Re: Michigan's AA Ban Upheld by SCOTUS

So basically she did take the disparate impact route. Typical, but thankfully the minority opinion (no pun intended). It's a ridiculous standard, but very big with the Social Justice-types (whom, needless to say I think are utterly wrong). [more]

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Jim2B replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:11 AM

Re: The end of public education in Chicago

We enslaved them for 400 years and they built a good chunk of the country's infrastructure? Just going out on a limb here.

You may have enslaved them, I and my ancestors didn't.

You may still feel guilty for what you and [more]

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Jim2B replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 6:33 AM

Re: Looking for Help 401k bond funds

I'd also be looking at dividend growth stock funds. Dividend paying stocks are the least likely to take big hits. Plus you get the dividend each month. You might even consider utility type dividend payers in a mutual fund..... 3-4% dividend [more]

Tue Apr 22

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Jim2B replied to the Climate Change board. 7:45 PM

Re: They're always wrong but still get airtime

When it is assumed that the CO2 content of the atmosphere is doubled and statistical thermal equilibrium is achieved, the more realistic of the modeling efforts predict a global surface warming of between 2°C and 3.5°C, with greater [more]

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Jim2B replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 4:38 PM

Re: Looking for Help 401k bond funds

Nag,

I feel your pain:

Interest rates a very close to historic lows. An increase in interest rates will drive the value of bonds down.

Stock market is fairly or highly values and I think it is likely close to a local [more]

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Jim2B replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:51 AM

Re: Top 10 Reasons To Vote Democrat

Top Ten Things Liberals Do When They're Cornered in an Argument:

One thing they frequently do, is pit a hypothetical & idealized liberal policy against a real world implementation of a conservative policy.

They especially [more]

Sat Apr 19

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Jim2B replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:50 PM

Re: Someone help me out here

Let me understand -- you are applauding a man who has been engaged in theft for two decades? You should be slamming the government for not arresting him as is its duty and his just deserts.

Bundy is probably guilty of civil [more]

Thu Apr 17

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Jim2B replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:05 PM

Re: US health care

Hey Tele,

Do you have a couple of references handy that compare the statistics for medical errors in the US and countries with a national healthcare system?

I suspect that the per patient medical errors are higher in countries with [more]

Wed Apr 16

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Jim2B replied to the Climate Change board. 10:21 PM

Re: They're always wrong but still get airtime

Somewhere there is a "point of no return" when it comes to greenhouse gasses, at least in the sense of any human time scale. (The planet, of course, will continue along just fine without us.) Where is that point? No one knows. We do know [more]

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Jim2B replied to the Climate Change board. 10:13 PM

Re: The anti-CMIP

All of these are ongoing and/or have been done, sir, along with a huge number of other experiments designed to improve our understanding of the climate system. Thank you for your suggestions.

I'm aware that this has been done, [more]

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Jim2B replied to the Climate Change board. 8:09 PM

Re: The Economics of Climate Change Mitigation

Do you honestly think that averaging 3.44% real growth per year versus 3.5% growth per year is a significant risk factor for touching off global recession?

1) warming is likely to be substantially less that current IPCC [more]

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Jim2B replied to the Climate Change board. 7:41 PM

Re: Climate Articles

Published this month in the journal Climate Dynamics, the study estimates that 12 percent of land will be subject to drought by 2100 through rainfall changes alone; but the drying will spread to 30 percent of land if higher evaporation rates from [more]

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