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Mon Mar 10

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gkirkmf commented on an article. 6:58 PM

What Is General Motors Thinking With This New Cadillac Ad?

The ELR is just an expensive Volt. Test drove a Volt... nice car but not worth the money... also, they do not have all wheel drive... I live in the country and need all wheel drive to get me back and forth between my estate and the

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Sun Mar 9

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gkirkmf commented on an article. 2:09 PM

Google Has Destroyed Microsoft's Business Model

It is amazing to me that more Windows 8.1 users have not discovered Classic Shell. It allows folks to rollback time to 7.1, Vista, or XP..... It simply makes 8.1 work like windows always did, and since most of the apps are worthless

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gkirkmf commented on an article. 6:53 AM

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RE: Ben Bernanke is enjoying retirement.....

This is just another way that corporate bribes are paid to politicians, X presidents and congressmen also being part of the group receiving them. We probably need a

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Sat Feb 8

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gkirkmf commented on an article. 9:38 AM

Net Neutrality: A Look Behind the Telecom Price War

By attempting to extort money from Google/Netflix/Hulu , it seems to me that the large carriers might risk competition stepping in. The last mile is still regulated, and there is plenty of evidence that Google at least will not

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Tue Feb 4

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gkirkmf commented on an article. 6:25 PM

Weak Coal Prices Produce Another Loss at Arch Coal

So the stock promptly closes up 5%.... Go figure... It is a long term value play.... it will do well after the next recession.

Fri Jan 31

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gkirkmf commented on an article. 7:03 AM

50 Reasons We're Living Through the Greatest Period in World History

Morgan,

All this is possible due to cheap energy... Nature tucked it away 600 million years ago, and we have been burning it for the last 250 years like there is no tomorrow... every item on this list relates

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gkirkmf commented on an article. 6:19 AM

Why We're Missing the Biggest Emerging Market in History

I have always wondered why my spouse's 401k vs. my 401k has always done a bit better (3-4%) than mine, even though I manage BOTH of them... Mystery solved!!!

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gkirkmf commented on an article. 6:11 AM

Forces Are Mounting Against Utilities Like Never Before

@CaptGene: Not to mention the extraordinary depletion rates being experienced with shale gas wells. The entire enterprise survives on cheap borrowed money... how long will that last? When it is gone, and the cost of drilling doubles

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Sat Jan 25

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gkirkmf commented on an article. 4:42 PM

Sustainable Fracking? For Real?

Given the rapid depletion experienced in fracked wells, companies can't afford to spend another dime on the niceties on your list. This is the real problem with this entire industry.

Fri Jan 17

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gkirkmf commented on an article. 6:14 PM

Nintendo Could Be the Next Netflix

good article... not a gamer, but I do have a WII and use it for working out and play an occasional game... One thing that was not mentioned in this article is the recent Net Neutrality court decision. This may have a big effect on

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gkirkmf commented on an article. 5:32 PM

Is Microsoft Killing Its Cash Cow?

I have upgraded to office 2013, and there are a lot of new features and polished older ones. Yes, there is a learning curve, but I find it worth it. And, no one has mentioned Access.. No one has a database product comparable to it,

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Wed Jan 15

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gkirkmf commented on an article. 7:12 PM

10 Money Lessons From Elderly Americans Who Have Seen It All

3,4,and 5 are spot on. Especially 3. I had to quit a job I loved once because a new regional manager I had to work for was such an ass. In all my career I never let stress on the job get the upper hand... It is a killer... as for 6,

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Tue Jan 14

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gkirkmf commented on an article. 8:02 PM

Why You Should Never Use Your Debit Card

My bank, Key Bank, actually charges me $1 a month to NOT have a debit card!!! Amazing huh.... the service folks have not explanation for this... I just noticed a $1 charge appearing on my statement!!! What a crock of #$#*. We are

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