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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3 hours ago

Foot-shooting

>> In the coming months pay attention to how eerily in sync the MSM and establishment GOP complaints about Walker are and you will understand why the Republican Party may very well find a way to lose to a grandmother who almost no one genuinely [more]

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 4:21 PM

Re: Golden Corral...........Kills

Late to the party. I like places with tablecloths and cloth napkins. Our favorite Italian place. Favorite Thai. Plus a couple of places in Old Town Alexandria.

When I'm on the road, it's usually something like Cracker Barrel or Texas [more]

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:56 PM

Still trying to smear Scott Walker

This is the way they reported it this morning - also in the Dailey Beast and the twitterverse.

>> Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's proposed budget—which would cut $300 million dollars out of the state's beloved public university [more]

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:59 AM

Furniture neutrality

>> What’s being sold as economic fairness and a wonderful favor to consumers is actually a sop to industrial giants who are seeking untrammeled access to your wallet and an end to competitive threats to market power.
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By analogy, [more]

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:48 AM

You're smart. How could you believe that?

>> “You don’t actually believe that stuff, do you?”

“That stuff” can be pretty much anything I’ve written or said of a conservative nature. The people who ask this question usually either like me, or think I’m smart, or both. And [more]

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:15 AM

Trigonometry Is Racist!

>>In 1983, the guest explained, a commission empaneled by the secretary of education issued a report titled “A Nation at Risk: The Imperative for Education Reform.” In a memorable phrase, it warned of “a rising tide of mediocrity” in the [more]

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:03 AM

"Fair"

>> Then she eases into a potentially incendiary topic — one that many counselors like her have learned they cannot avoid. “Let’s talk about Asians,” she says.

Lee’s next slide shows three columns of numbers from a Princeton University [more]

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:58 PM

Boris Nemtsov shot dead

>> A leading Russian opposition politician, former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov, has been shot dead in Moscow, Russian officials say. <<
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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:31 PM

Re: Hillary Knew..............D'uh!

So when she told the loved ones of those killed, "we're going to get the people that made that video" she knew she was lying to their faces.......
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Well, to be fair, they did get the poor sap who made the video. It just [more]

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:37 PM

Re: The art of tidying up

I've gotten rid of about 5 bags of clothes and 500-800 books. Still a lot more to do in those areas. I'm also making an effort to read unread books rather than my favorites. If I am not impressed with them, out they go.

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:33 PM

The art of tidying up

Interesting book.

>> “Keep only the things that speak to your heart. Then take the plunge and discard all the rest,” she advises. “When you put your house in order, you put your affairs and your past in order, too. As a result, you can [more]

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:58 PM

Re: Too much sleep kills

I have about 2.5 years of data, and according to my Sleep Cycle app, on average I get 7.55 hours of sleep a night. <g>

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:12 PM

Wisconsin sees the light

>> Hearing the word "Koch" from a Democrat means something he really doesn't like is about to happen, and he is powerless to stop it. When it is invoked, there is likely a Republican and a bottle of champagne chilling [more]

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:15 PM

The dangers of Nutella

>> London’s firefighters say sun rays refracted by a Nutella jar likely caused a house fire.

The city’s fire brigade says investigators believe the glass jar — which had been emptied of the hazelnut spread — had been placed on a window [more]

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:56 AM

The violence is already here

>> ISIS is not at our doorstep. Illegal immigrants are not only at our doorstep, but millions of them are already through the door, murdering far more Americans than ISIS ever will.

Sometimes people don't want to be cleaning up the [more]

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:39 PM

Ice Age!

>> The sun is currently experiencing its weakest solar cycle in over a century according to scientists.

“The sun is flatlining. For the 6th day in a row, solar activity remains very low. No sunspots are flaring, and the sun’s X-ray [more]

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:28 PM

Re: My Nicaragua Video

Had to fast forward past the actual surgery
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You should have seen the past years with saws and big hammers. Even grossed out my son, and he's a doc.

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:26 PM

Re: They removed my post

This is the same sort of trick statement that Captain Kirk used to defeat various robotic antagonists.
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When he wasn't doing naughty things to them - if they were female.

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