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Wed Apr 22

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:54 AM

George Carlin on saving the earth

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7W33HRc1A6c


This link will take you to Mark Perry's rants and links about Earth Day (among other things). Some are quite interesting.
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arrete posted to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 8:35 AM

Family dinner

A recently rescued and adopted chihuahua doesn't want to eat alone.

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Mon Apr 20

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:48 PM

Consensus and climate change

>> Do a Google search for the term “global warming consensus” and you’ll find more than 23,000 links (and 18,000,000 results without the quotations marks). The first link is to this NASA webpage about “scientific consensus” with the following [more]

Sat Apr 18

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 6:51 PM

Yeah, I know it's my tax dollars

but well spent. Good guys.

>>A 21-year-old young man’s dream of becoming a police officer became a reality earlier this week.

John Hopper has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a progressive genetic disease, which confines him to a [more]

Fri Apr 17

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

Don't diss granny

>> Eileen Mason and Margaret Seabrook were on their way back from a lunch club meeting when the thief struck from behind a fence.

He saw the contents of Ms Seabrook's basket, mounted on the front of her scooter, before grabbing Ms [more]

Thu Apr 16

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:35 AM

Origin of political correctness

From Iggy -

FINALLY, A DEFINITION OF THE TERM "POLITICAL CORRECTNESS!
Truman Library and Museum in Independence Missouri . four telegrams that were between Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur on the day before the actual [more]

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:22 AM

Re: Why Mona Lisa is Most Famous Artwork?

That was interesting - the stuff about the techniques being so revolutionary at the time. If you're born after the event, it does't seem revolutionary.

I offer the example of the first Star Wars - the original one where Hans shoots first. [more]

Wed Apr 15

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:59 PM

Re: MetalDecathlete FIRE Update

When your health starts to go, as mine has, it becomes a chore to put one foot in front of the other without falling down.
I'm sorry to hear about your BIL. My sister died at the age of 60 but she looked like she was in her 40's.
I hope you [more]

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 5:33 PM

Re: MetalDecathlete FIRE Update

I had some medical issues.....so that by age 70 I might not be in good shape...... I had polio when I was 5. 1/3rd of all people who were hospitalized for it wind up in a wheel chair by age 70.
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Din't know that. Hope you [more]

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 2:31 PM

Re: Olive Garden and the server

(p.s. I really miss the old beef dripping' fry grease at mcds)
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Yeah. Julia Child said it made the best french fries.

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 2:27 PM

Re: Strike the Tent CC

That is the secret to perfect weather, be a snowbird. Winters down South and summers up in Northern Michigan.
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Yep. I have a friend who spends the summer in Michigan and the winters in North Myrtle Beach. My daughter and SIL [more]

Tue Apr 14

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:38 PM

Re: Strike the Tent CC

North Carolina, guys. Little snow, and beautiful. Ocean, midlands and mountains. Or South Carolina. Charleston.

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:08 AM

NYT has problem with reality

>> the New York Times editorial board has written an op-ed criticizing Kansas's Senate Bill 95, the pro-life Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Act
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the liberal, pro-abort groupies at the New York Times got mad because the [more]

Mon Apr 13

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:30 PM

Re: Music Monday

Stairway to Heaven - Live
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Q7Vr3yQYWQ&list=RDllsTD...

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:26 PM

Re: Music Monday

Manic Monday - <g>
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbJ6Jsy0JfY

Bangles

arrete - I don't worry about my bed being made,

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:55 PM

Re: Music Monday

OMG! Joss Ackland was in Tinker Tailor (the series). And Hunt for Red October (the Soviet ambassador). He's great. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joss_Ackland
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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:49 PM

Re: Rubio is killing it!

Either one is fine after the last 6. I listened to his speech because i was in the kitchen and i had the tv on while cooking, very powerful for me, he said his parents came over here in 1956, mine came over at the same time, he talked about his dad [more]

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