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Tue Feb 9

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rainphakir replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:19 PM

Re: OT - Cruise Ship ???

Ok.
The national news ran this story last evening - the WORST pictures shown were wind tossed deck chairs and a couple of 'pot' plants that were overturned in a hallway. Oh, and some 30-year-old guy describing his terror at not being able to [more]

Mon Feb 8

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rainphakir replied to the Political Asylum board. 5:31 PM

Re: White Christian thugs rioting and causing mayhem

It's not their fault.

They were in the throes of an 'exuberance emergency'.

:-)
ralph

Wed Feb 3

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rainphakir replied to the It Is What It Is board. 12:08 PM

Re: Zika buzz, sorry pun

I've noted the same thing with 'musicians'... many are technically expert but, their performance is NOT very entertaining. Technically, they can be amazing.

Those that I think are truly entertaining, do not let their technical skills [more]

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rainphakir replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 12:00 PM

Re: BP maintains its dividend but shares plunge

Did you mean to say 60 cents a share, or did I miss a recent dividend cut?

Yahoo Finance Historical Prices link ; Nasdaq.com both show dividends of $0.60 per quarter for Nov 2014 through Nov 2015. Prior [more]

Mon Feb 1

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rainphakir posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:24 PM

More VW technology

check out the video:

http://www.chonday.com/Videos/trailerghu4

If this has already been posted, well sorry about posting it again.
It is amusing :-)
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rainphakir replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:32 PM

Re: Evangelicals Losing Influence to Trump

Obama was more detailed with his specifics... he was going to close Guantanamo, remember?

His problem was that the program he followed differed substantially from the program on which he was elected.


Obama had to work with [more]

Thu Jan 28

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rainphakir replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 4:06 PM

Re: 23-year-old Google employee lives in a box t

I like this 'credo'

as part of my Try Not To Be A D ouche bag™ credo

lol
ralph

Mon Jan 4

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rainphakir replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:38 AM

Re: Hate to say "I told you so"

"I don't think...would be legal to do a drone strike"

There is precedent... Remember Waco TX Branch Davidians? BATF used Ft Hood urban training facilities, military 'advisors' and military tanks to 'clear' the Davidians out. [more]

Thu Dec 31

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rainphakir replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 8:38 AM

Re: Trees are cool and cooling ...

Urban heat islands may also effect severe storms.

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Wed Dec 30

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rainphakir replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:21 PM

Re: QoD: more harm to USoA than any terrorist

LOL. I stand corrected.

However, Libertarian beliefs serve as a base philosophy for the haters, the tea baggers, the republicans, the neocons... Therefore, they share the bed they've helped create.

:-)
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rainphakir posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 1:58 PM

QoD: more harm to USoA than any terrorist

From goofnoff, over on Political Asylum

"You and your ilk (republicans, teabaggers and libertarians) have done more harm to America than any terrorist could hope to dream of."



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rainphakir replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 1:44 PM

Re: GAAP vs. adjusted Earnings.

Saul. THANK YOU! For taking the time to reply so clearly to a specific concept, in a specific thread. I know that you've clearly described GAAP and your thoughts about it, in the knowledge base... But seeing these examples REALLY helps me to better [more]

Wed Dec 9

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rainphakir replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:47 AM

Re: OT has Jeff been to Andorra?

Interesting posts! :-)
while reading about Andorra, I ran across Llivia,Spain

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ll%C3%ADvia

and
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Tue Dec 1

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rainphakir replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:47 AM

Re: Pushing tin

hmmm... that suggests there is lots of late model 'used tin', out there. I wonder...???

ralph

Mon Nov 23

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rainphakir posted to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 4:25 PM

AMBA : VZ offers Xmas NestCam

home security, via snail mail advertising.

From the snail mail flyer, it appears that $500 will get a Nest Cam WiFi video cam and a Canary Home Security device... I suspect a monthly fee is also involved, but that's not clear.

It [more]

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rainphakir polled the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3:13 PM

Poll: Your home's avg monthly per person water use

Based on the above thread about water use, I checked my (16 yrs) records, for my single family house.

For 9 to 10 months each year, I only use water inside the house. The monthly range is 1200 to 1500 gallons. On average, I use about 40 [more]

Sun Nov 22

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rainphakir replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 12:50 PM

Re: haves vs have-nots in the drought

There must be an error in the first paragraph of the article.

She's given up daily showers, flushes toilet every 3rd time, washes clothes less frequently, etc, and cut her family's water use in half to "just 178 gallons per person each [more]

Sun Nov 15

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rainphakir replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 11:28 PM

Re: Indoor Skydiving in a 180 MPH Windtunnel

Hi Art :-)
Lobster has a different kind of appeal.
If I ever get to Tennessee, I'll holler at you. We can perhaps eat some lobster.
:-)
ralph

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rainphakir replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 5:08 PM

Re: Indoor Skydiving in a 180 MPH Windtunnel

$50 for 3 minutes (yep, that's a Three)
Expensive? Yes. but less than jumping out of a plane. I suspect it's Safer, too.

Time required? 30 minutes of waiting for my turn.

FUN!!! YES!!!
would I do it again? YES - I will. I [more]

Fri Nov 13

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

Re: Arbitration Everywhere, Stacking Justice's D

thanks 1pg.
That's about what I thought would be the answer. I cant imagine a company with access to 'good' legal counsel, would leave that hole open.

I think most libertarian beliefs are naive, at best.

And, as was alluded [more]

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