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Wed Mar 26

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gadfly1000 commented on an article. 2:35 PM

My Brother's Internet Is Way Cheaper Than Mine -- and Yours

Your brother has a bad deal.

I'm in France, where 28MB unlimited DSL, free phone calls to 100 countries and close to 200 TV channels sells for $33, and a few dollars more adds cell phone access.

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Sat Mar 22

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gadfly1000 commented on an article. 2:10 PM

Airline Passengers Are Feeling the Squeeze

It is with regret that I have changed my upcoming flight away from Air Canada, which has always been a civilized airline and a pleasure to fly between continents, and will abandon the airline to its crazed, bean-counting CEO.

Mon Mar 10

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gadfly1000 commented on an article. 2:18 PM

13 Instances When Being Cheap Doesn’t Pay Off

Check it out. Aldi's is hell on its employees in every country.

While the employees are ssweating out every second, the Albrecht brothers (German) who own Aldi's are together worth about $40 billion. The money

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gadfly1000 commented on an article. 9:32 AM

Social Security: 1 Shocking Fact Most People Don't Know

yooperintx,

Yes, but Nestor is identified as an alien in the case.

Sun Mar 9

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gadfly1000 commented on an article. 5:54 PM

Social Security: 1 Shocking Fact Most People Don't Know

"a government law taking away Social Security for citizens deported on account of being Communists was constitutional, "

Sorry, Dan, but despite the hysterical headline you don't deport citizens.

Tue Feb 18

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gadfly1000 commented on an article. 3:16 AM

Social Security Benefits: When Waiting Doesn't Pay

bobc513

YOU get full benefits if you start at 66.

Your wife gets full spouse benefits (50% of your benefits) if she starts when SHE is 66.

Despite all the usual

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Tue Feb 11

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gadfly1000 commented on an article. 3:51 AM

Why the IRS Will Take More of Your Social Security Benefits

"Bill Clinton had nothing to do with this. "

Wrong. Under Clinton the second threshold, which kicked in the tax on 85% of the pension, was enacted.

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gadfly1000 commented on an article. 3:48 AM

Why the IRS Will Take More of Your Social Security Benefits

Caplinger must have read my comment after the previous time he talked of the tax on Social Security pensions, only he got in wrong.

It is not "going forward" that the tax falls on more and more people.

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Mon Jan 27

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gadfly1000 commented on an article. 3:27 AM

Will This Bill End Social Security Taxes?

1) People did NOT pay income tax on the 50% of the contribution made by employers.

2) By law, ALL of the income tax paid on Social Security pensions goes right back into the Social Security fund to be paid out

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