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Tue Jul 15

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RetiredVermonter posted to the Political Asylum board. 5:55 PM

California - are you stupid?

Really.

The "leaders" in California holler about restrictions, fines, and such to reduce water usage in their serious drought.

However, what are the leaders out there DOING to IMPROVE the situation?

Where are the [more]

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RetiredVermonter replied to the Sex and Relationships board. 7:14 AM

Re: Where's Bean?

Well, for gosh sakes. go out and HAVE some!!! ;)

RV

Wed Jul 9

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RetiredVermonter posted to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 7:11 PM

Transmission Fluid Servicing

Got it done Tuesday by our dealer.

Feels good knowing it was done -- especially since we have a special. genuine Chrysler lifetime warranty on the car. I did not want to have something go wrong and be told "Wait -- you didn't get that [more]

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RetiredVermonter replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:35 AM

Re: World Gone Nuts

Speedbump... just go away.

Tue Jul 8

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RetiredVermonter posted to the Political Asylum board. 4:47 PM

World Gone Nuts

Seems like the world is going nuts.

Minuteman missiles in three states moldering away with nukes ready to blast off if someone flips a switch...

ISIS morons now invading sacred places in Iraq, with Iraqis unable or unwilling to [more]

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RetiredVermonter replied to the Retired Fools board. 7:14 AM

Re: Life Insurance After 70

stockmover:

You got it. When we hit 70, they don't want to know us! Sorry about your problems, BTW.

Hang in!

Vermonter

Sat Jul 5

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RetiredVermonter replied to the Retired Fools board. 6:37 AM

Re: Life Insurance After 70

t:

All of your points are well stated. I agree all across the line.

Vermonter

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RetiredVermonter replied to the Retired Fools board. 6:34 AM

Re: Life Insurance After 70

pauleckler:

My original post was about those of us over age 70.

Believe me, I USED to carry life insurance, when I was younger, but the companies suddenly have no use for you when you get older -- for obvious reasons.

I [more]

Fri Jul 4

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RetiredVermonter replied to the Retired Fools board. 5:27 PM

Re: Life Insurance After 70

Whole life is not something for us to buy now -- and maybe not for anyone, ever. For what they offer, one can do better, I think. Are you a salesman? Just wondering!

We had some many years ago. In fact, Prudential ended up having to pay us a [more]

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RetiredVermonter posted to the Retired Fools board. 11:18 AM

Life Insurance After 70

May as well forget it, or so it seems.

I used to carry term insurance many years ago, but it doubled in price at 65, and then became totally prohibitive at 70.

Even the AARP "special deals" and "Colonial Penn" [more]

Tue Jul 1

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RetiredVermonter replied to the Radio Waves - All Things Radio board. 3:57 PM

Re: Field Day this weekend!

Indeed!

But c.w. is best. It was very hard to get in there on SSB with 5 watts and a wire! ;)

Vermonter

Mon Jun 30

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RetiredVermonter replied to the Radio Waves - All Things Radio board. 3:39 PM

Re: Field Day this weekend!

510 contacts in a total of 14 hours on my deck -- 410 c.w. and 100 on SSB -- with 5 watts, a car battery, and an 80-meter half wave antenna wire on all bands.

Fun.

W1ECH 1E VT

Fri Jun 27

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RetiredVermonter replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:19 PM

Re: Favorite cole slaw recipe?

I laughed when I read "I hate cilantro"! So do I!

My wife now makes cole slaw a kale-slaw. She adds kale to the usual cole slaw mix, and then uses less than usual mayo, some lemon juice and vinegar, and it comes out [more]

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RetiredVermonter posted to the Radio Waves - All Things Radio board. 3:13 PM

Field Day this weekend!

Looks like a great weekend for FD! Will you be out somewhere?

I've been outside setting up a table and tarp to operate under on the deck here tomorrow. Since we expect NO rain (!?)this weekend, I decided to go ahead and be out there. More [more]

Mon Jun 23

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RetiredVermonter replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:35 PM

Re: It's all but over and very sad

JediG:

I see many things happening here, many of which sadden me.

I see an ever-widening economic divide, as has happened before, between the VERY rich and the very poor, but also I see the so-called "middle class" [more]

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RetiredVermonter posted to the Political Asylum board. 10:21 AM

It's all but over and very sad

2-1/2 years ago, or sooner, Iraq should have been allowed to divide into three parts: Kurds, Sunni's and Shi'ites. But, no, they (and we) insisted on trying to "glue" them all together, even though they hated each other.

Now? It's [more]

Thu Jun 12

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RetiredVermonter replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 5:21 PM

Re: Telephone Calls In Broken English

It's kind of sad. She spoke such awful English that I told her I could not understand her and finally just hung up.

Vermonter

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RetiredVermonter posted to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 4:48 PM

Telephone Calls In Broken English

Is anyone else getting odd phone calls, obviously from a "boiler room" (many other voices in the background) from someone (a woman in my case) with terrible English trying to tell me some awful virus has infected my PC and that whatever [more]

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RetiredVermonter replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:26 PM

Re: Why did we ever go into Iraq and Afghanistan

MetroChick:

Agreed. Vermont is working heavily on solar power and we hope to achieve (I seem to recall) 80% or so this century.

Vermonter

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RetiredVermonter replied to the Retirement Investing board. 10:57 AM

Re: Impact of Retirees on Future Markets

I have zilch in bonds.

As I have said many time, I manage my own IRA and stay pretty much in equities, balancing carefully between some "adventurous" ones and some giving nice dividends. As a retiree, I can take time to watch [more]

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