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Thu Apr 16

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schvitzing replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:47 PM

Re: Dumbest Post Award

< i> ...we shouldn't have female president because she might not be capable of starting a war

"A leadervwho doesn't hestitate before he sends his nation into battle isnot fit to be a leader."

Golda Meir

Wed Apr 15

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schvitzing replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:13 AM

Re: Christie's Social Security Proposals

The difference is that SS is forced savings, while 401k is voluntary.

No. The difference is that SS is defined benefit, whereas 404[k] is defined contribution.

The money could be invested in safe financial vehicles such [more]

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schvitzing replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:53 AM

Re: Christie's Social Security Proposals

The SS problem is simple to fix.

A trust fund is set up for every SS participant. The Social Security tax is deposited directly into this trust fund. Employers could easily handle this. The trust fund would be available for retirement at
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Mon Apr 13

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schvitzing replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 9:07 PM

Re: Netflix

Late to this party, I know, but do watch "Rake". A thoroughly enjoyable Aussie series. Richard Roxburgh has a face that the camera loves.

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Fri Apr 10

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schvitzing replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:07 PM

Re: US, Brit Muslims reject gay marriage

They stand alongside US African Americans and Latinos:

Wrong [about African Americans and Latinos, that is]:

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Thu Apr 9

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schvitzing replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:18 PM

Re: Potential Problem off Coast of Yemen??

OK. So we have a frigate armed with anti-ship missiles facing off against two US CVNs.

A nice little petri dish experiment for us to obseve.

Will the Iranian frigate attempt an attack on a vastly more powerful naval force? If yes, [more]

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schvitzing replied to the Political Asylum board. 5:42 PM

Re: 111 People Killed by Police in March

Yes, but British police are generally unarmed.

Let's think about that.

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Wed Apr 8

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schvitzing replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:11 PM

Re: Schvitzing

Not sure what 50's exam was like

It was basically the same type of exam. I remember coming home after taking it and feeling totally shattered. It was the hardest exam I had ever taken, then and since. I was sure I hadn't made the [more]

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schvitzing replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:31 PM

Re: Schvitzing

If wealthy kids are getting specialized coaching that the poor lack, fund it for everybody to level the playing field.

I agree. But, don't lower the entrance bar.

There is newer, and highly desirable public high school in [more]

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schvitzing replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:20 PM

Re: Schvitzing

Last question first:
My father immigrated from eastern Austria, had an 8th grade education and drove a truck all his working life here.

I, my brothers, my uncles and my father-in-law got into Stuyvesant because we passed the entrance [more]

Mon Apr 6

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schvitzing replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:35 PM

Re: This is a Christian Country...

I just recalled an episode of that wonderfully funny Brit sitcom, "Yes, Prime Minister". Sir Humphrey, the PM's permanent secretary [who really runs the government], presents the PM with the short list of candidates for Archbishop of [more]

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schvitzing replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:26 PM

Re: This is a Christian Country...

In case you didn't know, the Church of England IS the established church.

You perhaps also failed to notice that the Union Jack bears three crosses.

Is that what you want? The Founders clearly and unequivocally did not want an [more]

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schvitzing replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:15 PM

Re: Obama was right. Iran capitulated.

Or so says Efraim Halevy, former head of Mossad.

And, do not forget Halevey's successor at Mossad, Meir Dagan, another outspoken opponent of Natanyahu.

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Sat Apr 4

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schvitzing posted to the Political Asylum board. 9:41 AM

Nuclear Iran and crying wolf?

"American and Israeli officials are warning that Iran may be capable of building an atomic bomb within the next five years, much earlier than previous estimates. Israelis describe Iran's nuclear potential as the most serious threat facing their [more]

Mon Mar 16

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schvitzing posted to the AngelMay's Den board. 9:05 PM

Rake

Speaking of TV series, 'Rake' is an Aussie 'Boston legal'--sort of--with a really likable lead, Richard Roxburgh. Roxburgh's character is a dissolute barrister named Cleve, who somehow manages to win, or at least draw, most of the cases he tries. [more]

Sat Mar 14

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schvitzing replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:08 PM

Re: Obama funding Bibi opposition

Even if true, it won't be the first time that the United States, going back to the days of the banana republics, has meddled in the internal affairs of other countries.

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Tue Mar 10

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schvitzing replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:12 AM

Re: WSJ: Obamacare Costs Keep Falling

an example of man-in-the-streets economics

Whatever that means.

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schvitzing replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:01 AM

Re: WSJ: Obamacare Costs Keep Falling

Anytime government gets involved in the private market it ends up being a disaster.

GM just raised its dividend and announced a stock repurchase.


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schvitzing replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:44 AM

Re: WSJ: Obamacare Costs Keep Falling

Projections NEVER meet reality...keep up your rah rah, because it will be more fun when this disaster rears its ugly head.

So states the sage who just made a projection in the same sentence.

Schvitz

Fri Mar 6

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schvitzing replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:17 AM

Re: Earth not unique after all

Except no one has ever claimed proof of God. This is you lying.

Actually, Aquinas did [or thought he did], in Summa Theologica.

So, are YOU lying...or just ignorant? [You did say "no one has [more]

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