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ravvt replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 4:48 PM

Re: Global Warming sculpture

... and here are some quotes from climate scientists on the subject:

http://screencast.com/t/gsr430hTa

Tue Jan 6

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ravvt replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 10:09 AM

Re: States race to the bottom

http://watchdog.org/132074/illinois-high-taxes-creates-mass-...

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The Wall Street Journal recently looked at data from Allied Van Lines
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Sat Jan 3

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ravvt replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:24 PM

Re: Just makes stuff up

from the article:

But the bigger problems lie deeper. Federal deficits are on an unsustainable path (as it happens, because of undertaxation, not excessive spending).

... deficits ARE on an unsustainable path ... but [more]

Thu Dec 25

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ravvt replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3:22 PM

Re: Time Machine

There were things like "the stimulus", which conservatives fought against, there were the loans and takeovers and bailouts of the auto industry, which kept hundreds of thousands of people working. There was the extension (and [more]

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ravvt replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 1:38 PM

Re: Time Machine

Intercyst whines:

If we have to spend $3.7 Trillion on something, better Quantitative Easing than pi$$ing it away on an expensive and embarrassing misadventure in Iraq and Afghanistan as we did during the Chickenhawk Years of Bush and [more]

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ravvt replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 11:57 AM

Re: Time Machine

Possibly worth noting: the Dow closed above 18,000 yesterday, for the first time in history.

… maybe you could list one or more Obama policies that led to this remarkable stock market performance … other than the Federal Reserve [more]

Tue Dec 23

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ravvt posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:23 PM

Liberal Wet Dream Single Payer … DOA

… reluctantly, the Democrat governor of VT finally admitted what everyone had been telling him for the past 3yrs … single payer healthcare is simply unaffordable.

For $400K, Jonathan Gruber of the “I’m smart .. Americans are Stupid” school [more]

Mon Dec 15

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ravvt replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 11:16 PM

Re: Korean CEO sorry he didn't raise daughter better

"Can't imagine getting an apology like that from an American CEO." -
intercst


… really?

During my working life I was involved in the semiconductor industry. There was a time when our company sought to add [more]

Fri Dec 12

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

Re: Single Payer Healthcare? ...

Next, your article says the payroll tax was 8% split between employer and employee, but then says the employee pays the whole thing, which you parroted above.

… no ... the article specifically says that the 8% payroll tax is an [more]

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ravvt replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 5:35 PM

Re: Single Payer Healthcare? ...

1) Why is it "socialist" to pass a tax increase to pay for health care, but not to pay for aircraft carriers or roads and bridges or a border fence?

… this particular single payer law is socialistic because its goal is to [more]

Thu Dec 11

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ravvt posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 8:53 PM

Single Payer Healthcare? ...

… be careful what you wish for.

In 2010, the Democrat & Progressive (aka Socialist) Party dominated VT legislature passed a single payer healthcare law. In that law, the governor was to provide a proposal detailing how this single payer [more]

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ravvt replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:22 AM

Re: Truth/Pants

Thank God we didn't let a private company build a pipeline to the gulf, there's no way they could've wasted that much taxpayer money.

... but don't forget Warren Buffet, that darling and benefactor of the looney left, who gets to [more]

Tue Nov 11

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ravvt replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:39 PM

Re: Dems:Its Acceptable to Deceive the People

... the featured clip is only the tip of the iceberg. Here is the complete video ...

http://ldi.upenn.edu/ahec2013/agenda

I skimmed thru to listen to Gruber's comments - here are a [more]

Thu Nov 6

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ravvt replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:31 PM

Re: Pelosi: Hell, no, I won't go.

Pelosi vows to stay on as leader

... they could go for a hat trick:

Harry Reid - Senate Minority Leader

Nancy Pelosi - House Minority Leader

Debbie Wasserman Schultz - DNC leader

... it doesn't get [more]

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ravvt replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:37 PM

Re: Poll: Poll:Showing ID at Voting Booth

... this might explain some of the poll results:

http://globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com/2014/11/vote.html...

Mon Nov 3

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ravvt replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:08 PM

Re: The Joys Of Socialism

... I thought you were referring to this version of socialism:

(Reprinted as a letter to the editor in my local paper this morning ... although it's been floating around the internet for some time ..)


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