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Mon May 2

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justacog replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:24 PM

Re: The autobahn

And the other kind is the American who manages to average 180km an hour across all of Germany in a Volvo diesel station wagon.
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Been there done that. To this day I'm still amazed at the memory of an entire line of semi-trucks [more]

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justacog replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 4:38 PM

Re: Looking like civil war

The STEM Crisis Is a Myth

Forget the dire predictions of a looming shortfall of scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians
By Robert N. Charette
Posted 30 Aug 2013 | 14:00 GMT

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Sun May 1

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justacog replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:04 PM

Re: Looking like civil war

Sure, we can be really stupid, and see how many companies we can drive out by stopping the import of talent here,
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The only really stupid thing is not realizing that having to train your replacement(s) invalidates the entire [more]

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justacog replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:32 AM

Re: Looking like civil war

But IMO, it would be insane to shut down our businesses because we do not have competent people and keep it that way, until politicians do,


Anyone can be a legal slave trader these days. You just have to increase the supply of [more]

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justacog replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:36 AM

Re: Looking like civil war

Put me in the camp that does not understand being against H1B visas
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I'm in the tent next to yours. H1B visa holders are among the smartest people coming in. Why the hell would we NOT want these people to become
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Sat Apr 30

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justacog replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:05 PM

Re: Finally! Revenge!

A Rhodes Scholar and leader in a black activist group at Oxford University posted a Facebook status in which he boasts of stiffing a white waitress on a tip as revenge for colonialism.
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I'll start believing in the future of [more]

Fri Apr 29

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justacog replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 10:39 AM

Re: Refuse to Enforce Gun Control...

So, everyone wins in that scenario. The person exercising their rights isn't arrested for doing so, the hoplophobe can remain blissfully unaware of the reality of things and the cop doesn't have to do any paperwork or logging of [more]

Thu Apr 28

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justacog replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 9:41 PM

Re: Good humor is often edgy is this over the edge?

Wesley College newspaper under fire for publishing 'racist' cartoons drawn by a black student

The cartoons were published last Friday in The Whetsone, the independent student newspaper of Delaware's Wesley
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Wed Apr 27

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justacog replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:55 AM

Re: Georgia.......Georgia, No Peace I Find

Disney, Marvel Threaten to Skip Filming in Georgia if Governor Signs 'Anti-Gay Bill'
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One of these days conservatives are going to get their act together and pro-actively ban these companies. When that happens, I forsee a great [more]

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justacog replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:52 AM

Re: Thomas Jefferson...

Thomas Jefferson was a very remarkable man who started learning very
early in life and never stopped.

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It's amazing what one can accomplish when one doesn't have TV, Internet, and game consoles.

Tue Apr 26

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justacog replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 4:21 PM

Re: Female Trouble


Instead, males have easy sexual access to females, to whom they have no obligation, other than cab fare to the abortion clinic.

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What kind of misogynist brute even pays their cab fare? Soft bigotry of low [more]

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justacog replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 12:49 PM

Re: Measuring Gun Violence with Technology

The police station is practically at the end of the street we'd be moving to... so it wouldn't be a huge response time if we did dial 911.
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You're assuming that there are actually police officers at the station that would [more]

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justacog replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:44 PM

Re: The Real Hillary Clinton

Do you believe that Clinton is indifferent as to whether abortion is legal or illegal? Or whether employers pay women an equal salary for equal work, or may discriminate? Or whether black voters should have their voting rights protected, or [more]

Sun Apr 24

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justacog replied to the Military Fools board. 5:11 PM

Re: US Army captain working in Iraq helps foil p


The new force will comprise an F-16 fighter squadron, 400 military personnel and at least one C130J transport support aircraft. The fighter squadron will consist of seven F-16s. Four of these will be used for day-to-day mission operations,
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Fri Apr 22

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justacog replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 8:52 PM

Re: 4 men, 4 different incomes, 2 different mind

I'm just opposed to make it mandatory on all students instead of allowing or even encouraging students that need educated on those topics to have a class available for them.
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If you're offering a class on basic life
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Thu Apr 21

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justacog replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 12:37 PM

Re: 4 men, 4 different incomes, 2 different mind


I think that teaching these sorts of things in school is critical to trying to help fight poverty - and should be integral to the progressive platform.

We talk a lot about the enormous disparity in household income and wealth in this
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Wed Apr 20

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justacog replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:58 AM

Re: NY poll disaster

"New York voters battled closed polling stations and broken machines Tuesday morning during the city’s first relevant primary in decades.
At PS 73 in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn, residents waiting for the polls to open at 6 a.m. were
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justacog posted to the Television Banter board. 12:52 AM

Contamination


The critics have panned "Contamination" and it would over-commit the tuners on the DVR, but I might watch the pilot episode on video-on-demand to make up my own mind.

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I can see why. As with Fear the Walking [more]

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justacog replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 12:46 AM

Re: 'Bama Student Ticketed for Wearing Empty Hol


Grumpy - doesn't like "gun free" zones
- they signal to nut jobs that few are likely to shoot back!

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The signal works in reverse too.
It signals to sane people that the 'zone' is run by nut jobs.

Tue Apr 19

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justacog replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 11:40 AM

Re: VPN

You would use VPN to access a company's internal server. In the case of Total VPN, this is used to "hide" where you're surfing on the internet and to hide your location.

So you basically are logging into their servers and are
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