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Thu Apr 28

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rainphakir replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3:40 PM

Re: Latest news on exercise

I've read/heard for years that 'interval' training is superior in many ways to other forms of exercise such as pure cardio, endurance, weights, etc.

Interval training uses both aerobic and anaerobic pathways.


CrossFit APPEARS [more]

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rainphakir replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:48 PM

Re: Papa stuffs his pockets

Did he sign a non-compete with Valeant?

hmm?
ralph

Wed Apr 27

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rainphakir replied to the Political Asylum board. 1:53 PM

Re: Are the Republicans really...

Well said Pos. I have a comment, though :-)

That image is called serfdom. Our founding population escaped serfdom, escaped Churches who demanded unthinking obedience, they yearned for the freedom to be and become who they were and what [more]

Tue Apr 26

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rainphakir replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 7:02 PM

Re: Nat'l healthcare nightmare continues

Unfortunately, union health benefits have had a strong tendency to be in decline, like everyone else's as teabagger/republican efforts at union busting and elimination of social services have succeeded.

There, fixed that for you. [more]

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rainphakir replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:34 PM

Re: Nat'l healthcare nightmare continues

UPS is employee friendly

I worked for UPS, in the late 1970s, as an loader/unloader and carwash.

I was not a union member, and freerode on the Union negotiaded benefits. Eventually the site manager (MANAGER) called me into [more]

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rainphakir replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:27 PM

Re: Nat'l healthcare nightmare continues

How can UPS offshore the jobs?

Well, perhaps not exactly offshore, but they can certainly automate them, and switch to driverless trucks.

Ralph

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rainphakir replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:25 PM

Re: Soon to be setting education policies in TX.

Hey! She wears the flag proudly and is christian, and imposes her personal worldview on all others -

she's a christoFascist.

=:^0
ralph

Mon Apr 25

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rainphakir replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:25 PM

Re: Senior Risk of Polypharmacy

IMO, online records and 'robo doc', and the AI expert systems will help to (instantaneously) prevent polypharmacy problems.

Personally, IMO, every person needs a 'patient advocate' who keeps track of all meds, all OTC, all treatments, and [more]

Thu Apr 21

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rainphakir replied to the Shipping News board. 6:52 PM

Re: Panama Canal Cross Post

It does not function properly for me, on my laptop, using google chrome.

This 'error' is interesting, in that I've no problems opening other TMF boards.

Does this by chance link to a 'pay per view' TMF board?

Can you give [more]

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rainphakir replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 9:21 AM

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

Gosh, do you know that the median household income for a senior is $18k without work earnings ($22k with)?! I think someone in poverty thinking 3x median, when they currently live on less than the median, *is* thinking big!

The [more]

Wed Apr 20

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rainphakir replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:06 PM

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

I think the linked article suggests (at least for these 4 men) that the amount required varies based on one's current wealth, or perhaps the concepts to which one has been exposed.

IIRC, the poverty guy thinks $50 or $60K annual income would [more]

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rainphakir posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 1:23 PM

4 men, 4 different incomes, 2 different mindsets

Sorry if this has already been posted. :-) It was on yahoo news a couple days ago.

[more]

Tue Apr 19

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rainphakir replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3:09 PM

Re: Bernie..last gasp of Old Democrats

This is the sell out of the Boomers

The Boomers sold themselves out.

The Boomers voted FOR Newt G, Tom DeLay, George Bush (in Tx), etc.

The Boomers voted FOR tougher drug laws, and all the associated criminal process [more]

Mon Apr 18

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rainphakir replied to the Shipping News board. 10:49 AM

Re: Panama Canal Cross Post

It still will not open for me.
The error message "safari cannot open the page due to to many redirects"

I'm using an iPad.

I'll try again later from a PC.
Thanks
Ralph

Sun Apr 17

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rainphakir replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:46 PM

Re: Outliers once again

Language CDs.

I have, over the last 4 years, achieved a life long goal to have at least a working knowledge of at least 2 languages in addition to English.
Started with
English
Spanish

Over the last 4 years, using the [more]

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rainphakir replied to the Shipping News board. 2:07 PM

Re: Panama Canal Cross Post

Link won't open.

I'm on an iPad, not only is TMF search function poor, but that is compounded by iPad functionality.

Got a better link?
Thanks
Ralph

Fri Apr 15

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rainphakir replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:20 AM

Re: Illinois University Shutdown?-Why you care

Here is an interesting study by Eileen Norcross at the Mercator Center at George Mason University. Some nice graphic, on to the right, one can click on a state to see info specific to that state.

July 2015 date.

[more]

Thu Apr 14

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rainphakir replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 8:57 PM

Re: Avoid lawyers

RAMBUS of the dot.com fame, is a great example, too.
The legal battles stretched on.. and on.. and on... and...

ralph

Tue Apr 12

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rainphakir replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 9:57 PM

Re: I know what you did 10 minutes ago

I regularly let a friend deal with texts on my phone while I'm driving.

On occasion, I also use Waze (a gps type app) to give me current road conditions. The app is on my iPad. I've often wondered if this thing which is 'on' while I'm [more]

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rainphakir replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:34 PM

Re: Don’t Let Your Doctor Kill You

I get heart burn/ acid reflux.
I'm type A blood type. The book/diet 'Eat right for your blood type Diet' tells me to avoid specific foods: pickled or smoked foods, bbq, chiles that are picante, spices such as cumin and curries, etc. No beef, no [more]

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