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Mon Jan 12

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alchook replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 11:07 PM

Re: Conservative humor

So, since your basic premise about predicting voting behavior based on income is wrong. wrong. wrong. Your choice of an income level as the tilting point is ludicrous.

Maybe.

Still, we can look at the exit polls from the [more]

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alchook replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:32 PM

Re: Conservative humor

Males with poor senses of humor aren't scoring so they end up hating women, compensating with guns, and end up as cranky old dudes who tend to live in sparsely populated rural areas and are against anything that might allow others to be happier or [more]

Fri Jan 2

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alchook replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:31 PM

Re: Poor Republicans

I don't know about progressives, but I'm happy with it. Actually, gas around my area is under two dollars a gallon.

Right, but the irony is seeing the same progressives who used the chant "drill, baby, drill" to ridicule [more]

Thu Jan 1

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alchook replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:53 PM

Re: Poor Republicans

This "progressive" is happy with everything that reveals the Right's BS to be the BS it was and is.

Ken


Well, that's the impression I get.

In this case the right wing greatly exaggerated Obama's sincerity [more]

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alchook replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:29 PM

Re: Concierge care for the masses

OK, but what percentage of those extra visits resulted in problems found?


Well, that's just it. Do enough tests and eventually one will come back borderline abnormal, which leads to another cascade of tests and [more]

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alchook replied to the Political Asylum board. 5:42 PM

Re: Poor Republicans

1. Gas was supposed to cost $5.45 per gallon.

In March 2012, on the floor of the United States Senate, Mike Lee (R-UT) predicted that if Obama was reelected gas would cost $5.45 per gallon by the start 2015.


Today, the
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alchook replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:37 PM

Re: Concierge care for the masses

It is far more economical to have less-educated PCPs treat the vast majority of common complaints, and reserve the MDs for problems that require a greater depth of knowledge and skill.

I'm not sure that's true, though.

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Thu Dec 25

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alchook replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 8:38 PM

Re: Time Machine

Then again, they weren't the only ones at the time blaming politicians for the stock market.

http://boards.fool.com/well-i-spent-200-today-27456712.aspx

Sat Dec 6

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alchook replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:42 PM

Re: If anyone is wondering . . .

No, the problem is they were able to find more than a handful of people who didn't know.

More than a handful? They only had one.

(Not counting the psychology, sports management, and "human sciences" majors, of [more]

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alchook replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:06 PM

Re: If anyone is wondering . . .

This is America's future, ladies and gentlemen.

No, this is an example of what the ancient Etruscans referred to as "video-editing."

Sat Oct 25

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alchook replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 7:59 PM

Re: Plutocrats Against Democracy

You would probably be able to understand the importance of applying some regulation to election campaigns if you weren't so completely inundated with right wing echo chamber dogma. It has a tendancy to make normally rational people stupid. [more]

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alchook replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:14 PM

Re: "Don't Say You Weren't Warned"

How many Muslims are there in Indonesia?

Roughly 200 million.

What can you say about them?

Well, according to a 2007 Pew Research poll, about 28% of Indonesian Muslims believe that the targeting of civilians [more]

Fri Oct 24

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alchook replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:50 PM

Re: Living below your means

Mortgage paid off early through frugal living and extra payments.

If you can't afford it for cash, you can't afford it.


How do you have a mortgage to pay off early if you pay for everything with cash?

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alchook replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 2:38 PM

Re: Living below your means

From as far back as I can remember, my parents taught us, "if you can't afford it for cash, you can't afford it."

I'm glad my parents never taught me that.

My education loans have paid off pretty well. I certainly [more]

Mon Sep 22

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alchook posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:31 PM

Just when you're convinced Walmart...

...can't possibly get any better, they install self check-out lanes!

Today I had just started tallying up my haul when I realized I'd forgotten to buy lettuce. No worries, just a quick dash to the produce department and then return to pick [more]

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