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jgc123 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:01 AM

Re: so apparently...

Corbetti,

My guess is that you were FA'ed because you intimated that those who disagreed with you were idiots and not because you disagreed with them.

Joel

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jgc123 replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 8:46 AM

Re: Medicare Supplement Insurance - Worth it?

"Last night I figured up how much the supplemental insurance is costing us over a 10 year period. It's a whopping $36,000"

Dad's supplemental insurance cost more than it was worth when he was in his 80's. But over the last ten [more]

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jgc123 replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 8:39 AM

Re: Medicare Supplement Insurance - Worth it?

My Dad has supplemental Medicare Insurance through AFLAC and Medicare D and both have made it MUCH easier for me to care for him now that he is 93 and suffering from dementia.

AFLAC pays balances on dozens of bills some months and very few [more]

Wed May 6

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jgc123 replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 12:01 PM

Re: NYPD officer shot in the head prounced dead

"Yes, I think we should have stricter licensing laws and the penality of violating those la. Just like a car."

Huh. We agreed all along and just happened to be talking past each other? That does happen from time to time.

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jgc123 replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 11:37 AM

Re: NYPD officer shot in the head prounced dead

"Should we ban cars to prevent car accidents?"

Strawman.

We didn't ban alcohol. But we did start strictly enforcing DUI laws a few decades ago and, combined with a serious educational shift, we are now saving thousands of [more]

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jgc123 replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 9:43 AM

Re: NYPD officer shot in the head prounced dead

"While gun restrictions may reduce accidental shooting, it's not going to reduce intentional ones."

Haven't they reduced intentional homicides in a measurable and significant way in much of the rest of the western world? [more]

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jgc123 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:05 AM

Re: US dollar worth 31% less than 2009?

Jeff: "I don't think there are many Americans who are paying an average of 35% more across the board than they did in 2009."

I have gut a feeling that we are not paying 35% more across the board for consumer goods partly because so [more]

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jgc123 replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 8:48 AM

Re: NYPD officer shot in the head prounced dead

LWW: "All the gun laws in the world won't stop people from having guns if they are determined to have them."

That may be true on an individual basis and untrue on a larger scale.

For example, strict DUI law enforcement [more]

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jgc123 posted to the Atheist Fools board. 8:28 AM

Fear of Atheists

I don't know if this sort of study has much validity, but it confirms my suspicion that religious people fear and scorn atheists more for psychological reasons than logical ones. I do recall that my early childhood religious indoctrination led me to [more]

Tue May 5

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jgc123 replied to the Climate Change board. 10:48 AM

Re: Antarctic Sea Ice: New Record

I think this has been posted before, but it was worth a re-read:

http://www.realclimate.org/index.php/archives/2014/12/clarit...

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jgc123 replied to the Climate Change board. 10:42 AM

Re: Antarctic Sea Ice: New Record

Integrity does matter. Here is some of what ajax left out of his posted stat:

http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/antarctic-sea-ice-reache...

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jgc123 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:24 AM

Re: US dollar worth 31% less than 2009?

I can't figure it out. The official inflation since 2009 appears to be about 2% for a combined loss in value of the dollar of about 10%.

http://www.usinflationcalculator.com/

The [more]

Mon May 4

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jgc123 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:04 PM

Re: So far, I've been wrong on interest rates

whafa: "I think that comment was aimed at PosFCF, who has himself become a distractedly puerile poster lately in his replies to Goofy."

I generally like both of them. Sometimes the internet does things to people.

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jgc123 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:23 AM

Re: So far, I've been wrong on interest rates

JimKredux: "Perhaps the helicopter money is offsetting the real dis-inflationary forces at work, like filling a tub at the same rate as it drains."

Suissebear: My thoughts too, although it is becoming obvious that there are [more]

Fri May 1

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jgc123 replied to the Climate Change board. 9:52 AM

Re: EPA’s Use Of Secret Science

Barrasso really is a relentless liar and prostitute for oil companies:

http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=John_Barrasso

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jgc123 replied to the Climate Change board. 9:48 AM

Re: EPA’s Use Of Secret Science

Actually, the data can be reproduced at a cost of 410,000 to $30,000 per study for studies that have already been subjected to peer review. This is just another cynical attempt by industry to use their Republican puppets to destroy the EPA so that [more]

Tue Apr 28

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jgc123 replied to the Retirement Investing board. 8:16 AM

Re: Obamacare Key to Retiring at 50

CMF: "The fast food chains do everything in their power to cut cost, at the expense of nutritional value. Why? profits, of course.
...Commercial food processing seems to be on the same mission as fast food; cut cost even at the expense of [more]

Mon Apr 27

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jgc123 replied to the Retirement Investing board. 1:15 PM

Re: Obamacare Key to Retiring at 50

"Here we are in America, the land of the free and brave, yet Christians are being threatened with jail time for refusing to participate in a gay marriage."

"You know, the more I think about the persecution complex you've [more]

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jgc123 replied to the Retirement Investing board. 10:17 AM

Re: Obamacare Key to Retiring at 50

Metaldecathlete: "People like me who have found the answer to the root causes of disease will still be forced to pay for the indulgences of others, like the man in the video of the initial post."

Motleyfooley: "Wow. Really? [more]

Fri Apr 24

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jgc123 replied to the Climate Change board. 9:42 AM

Re: It's official: 2014-15 El Nino

ajax: "I don't need any evidence because the burden of proof is on you to prove that CO2 is causing Global Warming..."

Was the burden of proof on physicists to prove the gravity, relativity or the big bang theory to creationists? [more]

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