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Wed May 27

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SeattlePioneer posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 4:47 PM

Obama Chickens Out On Immigration

From todays NYT:

<<WASHINGTON — President Obama will put off a confrontation at the Supreme Court over his immigration executive actions, choosing not to ask for permission to carry out the programs while a fight over presidential [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 4:09 PM

Re: Clogged downspouts

<<are filled with acorns and oak leaves. Well, maybe not "filled" but certainly blocked. I tried a drain snake but it's to thin and flexible (just coils up inside the downspout).
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Interesting question --- [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Well on Less board. 4:03 PM

Re: I Find This Place After 17 Years!

<<How can we increase awareness of this board?
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Heh, heh! One of my classic political posts would put the board on the front page of the Fool!

But I'll spare everyone that.


[more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:58 PM

Re: Down to the Nitty Gritty

Check out food banks in your area and see if you qualify for food stamps.


In my view, it's pointless not to take part in any food aid program you might qualify for.


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Tue May 26

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3:36 PM

Re: US Military and Civilians Increasingly Divided

<<How many invasions or wars has Switzerland wasted its national treasury?

Now how long would the planned invasion of Iraq have gone on with the PNAC crowd if all the yellow belly Neo-Con Chickenhawks had sons and daughters lined up as [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3:26 PM

Re: Retirement crisis or not - Scott Burns

<<Think about it. Either 74 percent of us are OK, or 16 percent! Either we’ll have a social issue to discuss over tea, or we’ll be rioting in the streets. Big difference.>>




I think this is pretty typical of [more]

Sun May 24

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 5:31 PM

Re: Brits try to label the 50 states

<<But srsly…do we think Americans would do much better??

A few of those Brits did really well, actually. I was sort of surprised. I can find England on a map, but I couldn't tell you were Surrey or North Umberland or Manchester was. I [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 5:29 PM

Re: Recreational Equipment Inc Annual Meeting

<<I have an REI card. My number is just north of 8M. >>



Heh, heh! My brother's REI number is 16,000 or so. He's gotten a few odd looks from sales clerks when he's shopped in stores in other parts of the country [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:25 PM

Re: Advantages to children of working mothers

<<Question ---- supposing that you were married when you were having children, what was you husband doing while you were taking time off from work for non medical reasons? Was he working or taking comparable time off?

When our first [more]

Sat May 23

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3:43 PM

Re: Recreational Equipment Inc Annual Meeting

<<I've been a member for about 40 yrs. >>


In the Seattle area, a low REI number is a status symbol of sorts.

My number is in the 500,000s, and have a brother who has a number in the 19,000 range.

There [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:35 PM

Re: Advantages to children of working mothers

<<
The simple fact is that the Boy Scouts have a constitutional right to exclude homosexuals, and choose to exercise that right.

Of course, liberals always imagine that only they are entitled to have rights.


Seattle [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:30 PM

Re: Advantages to children of working mothers

<<I am pretty sure that most women make some sort of birth plan with the support of their employer to ensure that they still have a job after giving birth. I know have yet to have an employer complain about me taking time off to recover from [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:21 PM

Re: Advantages to children of working mothers

<<. I know have yet to have an employer complain about me taking time off to recover from giving birth. >>


If they did complain, they would be sued.

You impose burdens on your employer and they have no choice but [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:16 PM

Re: Advantages to children of working mothers

<<Are you sure?

I would think they could ask if there was anything they could think of that would prevent them from working there.

So, for example, if I'm allergic to flour I couldn't work in the bakery [more]

Fri May 22

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 7:22 PM

Re: Advantages to children of working mothers

<<Where is the outrage from the individual den/pack/troup leaders and members (and parents)? What is being done to change this wrongful mindset? Just ignoring it and saying, "but we, down here, are really nice to everyone" doesn't get [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 7:16 PM

Re: Advantages to children of working mothers

<<I'm wondering why you feel the way you do about the Boy Scouts?

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I absolutely abhor their attitude towards gays and Atheists.
The Girl Scouts welcome everyone. Those two organizations are like night [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 7:14 PM

Re: Advantages to children of working mothers

<<The feminist goal is to replace the Patriarchy with the Matriarchy.

You've discovered our nefarious plan! But it's too late... Bwahahahahaha.... >>


Heh, heh!

It's time for a men's rights political [more]

Thu May 21

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:54 PM

Re: Advantages to children of working mothers

<<...and the employer must allow 12 weeks of unpaid leave.

Which is really nothing more than guaranteeing a position will be available after 12 weeks, right? I'm not even sure they're required to guarantee the same position. >> [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:50 PM

Re: Advantages to children of working mothers

<<But "maternity leave" is just an open ended demand on employers to pay women to take time off to manage their family life. In European countries, that has expanded to having a couple of years off, and it's still [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:46 PM

Re: Advantages to children of working mothers

<<If I had to choose between a female lawyer who only has office hours between 9-4 versus a guy who doesn't have a law degree and can't pass the bar exam, but is willing to see people 24 hours a day - I'm gonna pick the woman who is educated to [more]

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