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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 4:25 PM

Re: Waste of Money

<<A spokeswoman for the Kansas Department of Children and Families told ThinkProgress, “The first three months of implementation yielded very few drug tests, as staff became comfortable with the criteria. Referrals have increased since that [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 4:15 PM

Re: Chinese Bullet Train

<<Less than we have to show for Bush's billions spent on perpetual war.

PF >>


Unfortunately, about the same in both cases.


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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 4:20 PM

Re: Weighing the evidence.

<<Read on for 8 key tips that will let you more confidently assess the results from scientific and medical studies.
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#1 --- If this supports my political and social biases, it must be a good study.

#2 [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 4:16 PM

Re: Chinese Bullet Train

<<We need someone like Eisenhower who had the foresight and the vision for the interstate road system to have one for domestic train travel. >>




Obama spent BILLIONS on high speed rail when he first came into [more]

Sat Feb 28

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:47 PM

Re: Progressives and polar bears

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BUT...we can try to stop making it even worse. A lot of coastal communities (here and abroad) are going to be underwater. That's inevitable. But do we really need to go for the full 22 meter rise that could happen if we don't learn to [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:41 PM

Re: FIRE milestone

<< Otherwise I'd chuck it, sell the house, move someplace with a lower cost of living (but nice amenities), and putter the rest of my life (photography, keeping the new smaller house up, some travel, etc).

1poorguy >>

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 6:39 PM

Re: thermostat trouble

<<I'm sure you've checked the obvious, but our old thermostat used to act funny when it's batteries were low. Threw me off for a while, as I thought it was more likely to be an all or nothing situation with low batteries, but it would appear to [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 6:30 PM

Re: dead in here

<<Ah, blogs. Never have so many said so little, to so few... >>


Heh, heh! That gets a rec....!



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SeattlePioneer replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 6:29 PM

Re: dead in here

<<Unfortunately I feel this is the case. All TMF boards I frequent have very few posts or are dead. :(

Utahtea >>



The political boards seem to be the most active.



Despite all the people [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 6:26 PM

Re: Purchasing business - agent needed?

<<Consider contacting SCORE = Service Corps of Retired Executives. They usually have offices that are co-located with Small Business Association offices or with Academic Institutions.

Thanks David. I've reached out to SCORE already and [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 6:25 PM

Re: Talking money = always rude??

I will be hosting dinner at a nice restaurant for my 23 and 26 year old nephews Sunday night.


In retirement, I pretty often don't find things that seem worthwhile to buy.

But buying family members a meal and enjoying their [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:18 PM

Re: FIRE milestone

I retired in 2007 at age 57.



After depleting my accumulated net worth with nearly eight years of living expences, I find that my net worth has INCREASED by about $200,000 since I retired.

Guess I coulda retired years [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:14 PM

Re: FIRE milestone

<<Good morning, folks. With the anticipated refunds from my Monday tax filings, I will max out eligible IRA contributions for year 20 in succession: the first 13 with my wife, the remaining 7 after she died. And I'm not done [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:06 PM

Re: Progressives and polar bears

<<Global warming is all about global taxing and redistribution. Out of the US and Europe to the 3rd world.
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I'm sorry you and your ilk don't understand [more]

Fri Feb 27

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 5:51 PM

Re: Dalai Lama wisdom

Well, he was certainly wise to escape when he could....




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Thu Feb 26

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

Re: Nobel Prize Winner on Buying a Home

Just as soon as Republicans once again acquire a solid majority on the USSC, it will be time for Republicans to use the court to enact new constitutional rights to protect "the rich" from government mandated discrimination such as [more]

Wed Feb 25

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:29 PM

Re: Listening to the Teapublicans

<<Make every pregnant woman give birth, but don't give the children of poor women any kind of assistance.

We want religious freedom, but only for Christianity.>>



Yep, liberals are always victims of [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:23 PM

Re: Nobel Prize Winner on Buying a Home

<<You made me curious so I checked Zillow. According to them, my house is worth $128k more than we paid for it 12+ years ago. Probably optimistic, but…cool!>>



Ad into that estimated profit the rental value of the [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 6:20 PM

Re: My ATT Phone Call

<< The next morning it was full past the brim with all sorts of other construction debris and such things as appliances & tires -- all left overnight as gifts from lazy a-holes who wanted a free dump. Yes, the neighbors got to pay for [more]

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SeattlePioneer posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:16 PM

Washington State Public Transit

Here's a list of most or all of the public transit agencies in Washington State.

That includes quite a number of very rural counties and areas.

It's actually possible to ride from the Canadian Border to Astoria, Oregon using various [more]

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