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SeattlePioneer replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 7:31 PM

Re: Plumbing repair

We need a competent plumber on this board.


This thread illustrates them limitations of too many DIYers.



I include myself in that.



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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 7:29 PM

Re: Marriott--Tip Envelopes in Rooms Program

Perhaps Marriot Hotel guests should leave cards housekeepers can sign for a union election with the Hotel and Restaurant Employees Union in the envelopes thoughtfully provided by management.



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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 7:25 PM

Re: 33K Seniors have SS Garnished for SL Debt

<<Seems to me that Greece and "the other socialist countries" reacted to the Great Recession by implementing austerity plans, and they're not doing very well. The US and other countries that implemented fiscal deficit plan--at a time [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retired Fools board. 7:13 PM

Re: 401 K vs Private Retirement Plan

<<There's a quite simple plan. Schools should be funded statewide, at least, according to a dollars per pupil formula. The same way we fund the army nationally. The same way we build roads statewide. The same way we do a lot of things where the [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retired Fools board. 7:10 PM

Re: 401 K vs Private Retirement Plan

<<How can this cycle be broken? No one seems to have a good plan. More money is not the answer. NJ issued $8B in bonds to build new schools in failing areas. The new schools have been around long enough to see the effect of new schools on test [more]

Mon Sep 15

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 6:54 PM

Re: Plumbing repair

Usually the handle can be easily removed and reset to a different open and closed position.

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:42 PM

Re: Marriott--Tip Envelopes in Rooms Program

Airlines should start providing envelopes so that passengers can tip the pilot. Then they could cut the wages for pilots.


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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:40 PM

Re: Free-range hens 'are least healthy' .

<<By the time one is in high school, presumably one can manage their own food intake.

Oh, if only that were true.

More than one-third (34.9% or 78.6 million) of U.S. adults are obese.

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retired Fools board. 5:33 PM

Re: Vaccinations yet again

<<... and other vaccinations that have become required by school districts are overpriced rackets.

Like what, SP? I can't think of a single one our school requires that isn't important for preventing spread of disease.

IP [more]

Sun Sep 14

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:42 PM

Re: People Who Go In Harms Way

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Personally, I have little sympathy for journalists, aid workers and others who voluntarily go into risky areas and into harms way and then wind up being harmed.

I admire the people who go into harm's way in order to bring us [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:38 PM

Re: People Who Go In Harms Way

<<Seattle Pioneer analyzes,

Personally, I have little sympathy for journalists, aid workers and others who voluntarily go into risky areas and into harms way and then wind up being harmed.

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Very [more]

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SeattlePioneer posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 5:10 PM

People Who Go In Harms Way

Personally, I have little sympathy for journalists, aid workers and others who voluntarily go into risky areas and into harms way and then wind up being harmed.


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SeattlePioneer replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 5:04 PM

Re: Plumbing repair

Take it apart and do it again.


Anyone planning on a do it yourself project where they have to learn the skills on the job should plan on doing the job over one or two times.


Only leave it leaking if that's the way you [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retired Fools board. 4:59 PM

Re: Vaccinations yet again

Some vaccinations are good, and other vaccinations that have become required by school districts are overpriced rackets.

This is another good example of how a program starts out being useful, and winds up being a state mandated racket over [more]

Fri Sep 12

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 7:42 PM

Re: where to buy a taco pump for boiler system

I'll be interested to see how this works out.



As a now retired furnace and boiler repairman, I never bothered to try to find an identical pump as a replacement.

It's a lot simpler to find a suitable pump and then do the [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 7:37 PM

Re: Trust In God

<<I have no problem with a person giving away his own property. But we invented government and we think officials giving away the property of others is a good thing. Is it?
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It has often been a tenant of socialism [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:33 PM

Re: 33K Seniors have SS Garnished for SL Debt

<<The reason for this is that in this country everything - and I mean EVERYTHING - is for profit. Schools. Prisons. Churches. You name it and we (our government) will attempt to sell it off and make it for-profit.

If there's a buck to [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retired Fools board. 6:28 PM

Re: 401 K vs Private Retirement Plan

<<Why is it better to bring everyone down to some lower level, instead of lift everyone up to a higher, better level? >>


Because a great many public employee pension funds have played the taxpayers for fools for decades, [more]

Thu Sep 11

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 6:27 PM

Re: Trust In God

<<Despite a good many decades of government welfare, we STILL have the same number of people living below the government's poverty line.

It can be very difficult for government to overcome the pro-breeding policies of religion. Look [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 6:24 PM

Re: Free-range hens 'are least healthy' .

<<I was just in several elementary schools during lunches. Loads of fresh fruits and vegetables are being loaded on the plates of school children, who then load it into the food waste dumpster.

Thank you Michelle, for the dramatic [more]

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