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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:42 AM

Educating liberals

>> Mr. Buffett and Burger King's controlling shareholders at 3G Capital are providing a valuable public education on the need to reform America's noncompetitive tax system. <<
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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:11 PM

Re: Beheaded By A Bad Rapper

I recall reading that even Beethoven's music was considered "shocking" back in the day. He broke from then-current tradition and broke many of the musical "rules" as they were then understood.
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Moonlight [more]

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:09 AM

Correlation is not causation

>> The political left has been campaigning against the use of force since at least the 18th century. So it is not surprising that they are now arguing that heavily armed or aggressive police forces only inflame protesters and thus provoke [more]

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:01 PM

Re: NYT: A necessary response to ISIS

Wow. The admin is really prepping the battle space.
First they ran Hagel out there to mumble about strikes in Syria. Then some dimwit dem senator said he'd be open...to ground troops.

Now we have the Times ed board saying, "Do [more]

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:22 PM

Re: Pizza Cat

I admit that I did like the one of the cat riding the Roomba.
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Well, yeah!

Kittens on a roomba
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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 4:40 PM

Re: Pizza Cat

I could watch cats on roombas all day.

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

Re: SMH

You can't eat a salad every single day without, sooner or later, tiring of them.
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I don't get tired, except mine is coleslaw with a cucumber and sometimes avocado. I like salad. I also had asparagus cream soup and a bit of [more]

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:50 AM

Re: Obama Delay Killed Foley

He was worried about himself.
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So he only meets the parents if the rescue mission is successful and his image isn't "tarnished".

No narcissists here. Move along.

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

Teaching their teddies to bear

Momma bears teaching their cubs.

http://www.boredpanda.com/bear-cubs-photography-parenting/

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:31 AM

The perils of state-run media

>> What do Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and parliament speaker Oleksandr Turchynov have in common with members of a satanic religious sect based in central Ukraine?

They are all part of a broad movement to destroy the [more]

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 4:15 PM

Re: Squirrels

I don't know a lot about squirrels. Maybe this will help to figure out if they are OK. Sounds doubtful. Maybe the nest got attacked and mom got killed?

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:22 AM

Re: Beheaded By A Bad Rapper

What is interesting to me if the lyrics are about being oppressed.
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I'd been wanting to work in this article about Wound Collecting somewhere. The whole thing is a good read.


>> The definition is: Wound [more]

Sat Aug 23

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:45 AM

4 step plan to stop global terrorism

Greg Gutfield in an unusually serious mode. He makes good points.

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:04 AM

Superman in Bulgaria

>> The Moscow Times is reporting that Bulgarian pranksters are repainting Soviet-era monuments so that the Soviet military heroes depicted are recast as American Superheroes << [more]

Fri Aug 22

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 2:09 PM

Re: ISIS threat in Chicago

arrete can tell us what those two Muslim snipers did to the DC area in 2002.
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It gave you the creeps to go out in the open anywhere. Obviously the stats said you would not be shot, but it's hard to shake off the creeps. [more]

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:04 PM

Re: Ukraine Situation 19Aug2014

Mike -

Have you followed Radio Free Europe? DH says they have so of the best coverage of Ukraine, and he's really interested in Russia.

http://www.rferl.org

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arrete replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:21 PM

Re: Maymo the beagle balances fruits on head

That's a take off of an oldie but goodie - bunnies with stuff on their heads.

I think this is the original.
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arrete posted to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 5:10 PM

Who needs data?

The NYT is losing it.

>> The New York Times has declared that Millennials (those born after 1980) are “Generation Nice.”

Millennials (also known as Gen Y or Generation Me) are highly empathic, the article states, and more [more]

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arrete posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:51 AM

Gesundheit!

>> A West Tennessee girl ended up with an in-school suspension for saying "bless you" after a classmate sneezed.
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The teacher has a list of things students are not allowed to say in class, and it includes "bless [more]

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