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Thu Dec 18

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jgc123 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:11 PM

Re: The disappearing middle

"The right certainly has had some victories, the Bush tax cut being one"

And look what good it did:

http://www.cbpp.org/cms/?fa=view&id=3873

Wed Dec 17

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jgc123 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 7:04 PM

Re: Elizabeth takes no prisoners

"What a lying, slandering, libelous piece of feces you are."

You have accurately described StP and Mathmatix, but you will not stop them. Or help them. They are too eaten up with hatred to see that they are projecting onto [more]

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jgc123 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:28 PM

Re: Elizabeth takes no prisoners

Math: "What kind of people believe that sites like Snopes are infallible...

If you read not only Snopes but the underlying cited materials you will see that YOU are the liar, not Elizabeth Warren.

I will answer my earlier [more]

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jgc123 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:07 PM

Re: Elizabeth takes no prisoners

Math: "When she admits she lied about it, and gives up all the perks she received on behalf of it..."

What kind of people pathologically continue to repeat lies about Elizabeth Warren in order to make her out to be a [more]

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jgc123 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 8:33 AM

Re: Elizabeth takes no prisoners

StP: "One man's tired meme is another man's perfect representation of Warren's dishonesty.

xlife: "Dishonesty about what?

Bingo.

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Mon Dec 15

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jgc123 replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:31 PM

Re: blood pressure

JB: "But it's generally agreed that he greatly extended his life by exercise."

I don't dispute that, but Jimmy Fixx thought that exercise alone made all the difference right up till he dropped dead after a morning run, as did [more]

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jgc123 replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3:30 PM

Re: blood pressure

I am also 58 but I think if you think exercise alone will do the job, you may want to read this as well:

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jgc123 replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3:24 PM

Re: blood pressure

"If you get lots of exercise, you can eat what you want."

Tell that to Jimmy Fixx.

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jgc123 replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 12:16 PM

Re: What were the best books you read in 2014?

"I've meant to read Doris Kearns Goodwin's book but never gotten around to it.
PF"

I think it's the best book on my list. I now believe that Abraham Lincoln was the only person on earth who could have held the north together [more]

Sun Dec 14

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jgc123 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:45 PM

Re: Are Job Losses Looming Due To Oil Price Decl

The Fed has recently studied the interaction between oil price shocks and recessions. Does anybody here understand their position?

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Mon Dec 8

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jgc123 replied to the Climate Change board. 10:33 AM

Re: Solar efficiency improvement

DB2: "Australian scientists announce solar energy breakthrough...."

I hope it has real potential. I am in favor of actively pursuing research into solar technology, but I also realize that it will take a while to come up with [more]

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jgc123 replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 8:26 AM

Re: Weirdo Family Facts

I guess my maternal grandfather (known to us as Slim) had one of the more interesting life stories in my family. His parents favored his older brother and he got so mad that left home as a teenager, lied about his age and wound up in trenches on the [more]

Sun Dec 7

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jgc123 replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 7:16 AM

Re: Pink Floyd

I went to a concert to see Yes in about 1972 or 3 and the opening act was the Eagles - at the time I wondered why a country music band was chosen as the opening act for Yes. It never occurred to me that they would ever be a popular band.

Sat Dec 6

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jgc123 replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:24 PM

Re: Thanks For Electing Us, Suckers

Most of the conservatives at tmf have nothing left but hate.

The conservative boards have long since degenerated into hate groups.

The best we can do is refuse to hate them back.

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jgc123 replied to the Retirement Investing board. 10:07 AM

Re: Planning for health issues

MissEdith: "After watching my mom's struggles in retirement, I will say that in my planning there's no "perhaps" as to a Medicare supplement."

Same here. Dad's AFLAC policy costs about $1,000 quarterly and apparently has [more]

Fri Dec 5

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jgc123 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 11:19 AM

Re: Race - Reconsidered

albaby: "To remedy that, you need to take this child's parent(s) and have them agree to let an outside government employee come into their homes and take over a lot of parenting choices - in an environment where the government worker will be [more]

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jgc123 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 11:12 AM

Re: Race - Reconsidered

albaby: "Given the resources involved, I'm not sure it's feasible. Or rather, I'm not sure that it's more feasible than using those resources to try to fix the problems with the parent(s), rather than trying to substitute their role with [more]

Thu Dec 4

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jgc123 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:26 PM

Re: Race - Reconsidered

Hawkwin: "Granted, you can always find anecdotal examples of where schools have become resegregated over time..."

Anecdotal examples? I named Richmond because I live here but the pattern of white flight that I documented occurred [more]

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jgc123 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:16 PM

Re: Race - Reconsidered

Hawkwin: "While history is certainly a factor, black kids no longer attend segregated schools. White kids go to those same schools so racial discrimination in that context is no longer relevant."

To paraphrase your earlier reply, I [more]

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