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Smufty2 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:02 AM

Re: Facing rising dental costs, seniors head to ...

You fail to mention one of the big attractions to physicians nearing retirement - essentially you get several years of income as a dividend so pay substantially less taxes on that money. You then receive a much reduced annual income for [more]

Sun Jul 26

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Smufty2 replied to the Mining and Metals board. 5:55 PM

Re: HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY SMUFTY!!!

Thanks Ken!
However, I only admit to my eyeballs, left knee and hair-line being 55. The rest is at least a decade younger. :-)

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Thu Jun 11

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Smufty2 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:40 PM

Re: "Right to work"

Now that you've given us the bad attributes of the UNION workers, how about giving us a clue as to what unreasonable demands and abuse you think they might need to be protected from and which might have led them to the burned out conditions to [more]

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Smufty2 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:17 AM

Re: "Right to work"

There is no easy answer here, and past bad experience colors many peoples' attitudes. Mostly it comes down to abuse of power by one side or the other.
My personal anecdote was being a director of a NYC emergency department with union nurses. Many [more]

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