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spl241 posted to the An Open Letter board. 10:18 AM

An Open Letter

To My Excited 5 y. O. kindergartener on your first day,

Last night, your mom said that she hoped this morning wouldn't be a bloodbath: you'd be grumpy, refuse breakfast, argue about clothes, etc. None of it happened. You weren't the basket [more]

Thu Aug 14

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 4:51 PM

WaPo Reporter Reams Scarborough

This is how Joe Scarborough reacted to video of the Washington Post's Wesley Lowery being arrested by police in Ferguson, MO....

I will just say if I saw that video and my son was the one police arrested after that episode, I'd say, [more]

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spl241 posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:40 PM

I Go To Bank Fee School

We bought a retirement place in FL last fall. One of the first things we did was to find a local bank. When we came home to IN, we left a small amount there to keep it open, and we get monthly statements now. I've barely glanced at the small separate [more]

Wed Aug 13

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 11:45 AM

Palin 'Rebuts' Warren-36 Second Mismatch

It was a recent monologue that scarily resembled Miss So. Carolina’s infamous verbal diarrhea at the 2007 Miss Teen USA competition, Palin spewed a nonsensical rant on liberals, fast food, Elizabeth Warren, and hell. She recorded her ungrammatical, [more]

Tue Aug 12

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spl241 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 1:04 PM

Re: "Food Art" Stupidity, Insensitivi

.....people are way too sensitive nowadays....at least they were using the right ingredients. All the customer had to do was add some ketchup to the sandwich or stir the coffee. There's no need to fire anyone over it.

There absolutely [more]

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spl241 posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 10:59 AM

"Food Art" Stupidity, Insensitivity

"What were they thinking (?)" doesn't begin to cover these 2 incidents. First, in a No. Carolina McD's recently:

A woman found a swastika etched in butter inside the bun of her chicken sandwich at a Morehead City McDonald's. She [more]

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spl241 posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:28 AM

Get Paid Each Month (Dividends)

From Kiplinger's article "12 Stocks To Get Dividends Every Month"

A regular paycheck isn’t the only way to ensure a steady flow of income. By carefully selecting stocks that pay dividends on the right schedule, you can build a [more]

Mon Aug 11

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 4:40 PM

97, No ID = Go Home, Lady

Beth Hiller is a rare bird on several levels. First, she's a mere 97 years young living in the scarlet-red state of Kansas. Of the 2.8M Kansans, she is near the top end of a small group of only 59,000 people over the age of 85. As for the 65/older [more]

Sun Aug 10

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spl241 posted to the An Open Letter board. 2:34 PM

An Open Letter

To the guy in the park today:

I saw you made a new friend today--the same "friend" that's been following me on my daily walks. He's black & white and looks mostly pit bull. You weren't scared of him like I was at first. You [more]

Sat Aug 9

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spl241 replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3:23 PM

Re: i love it...

Here are a half-dozen Coulter gems.

"Any growing interest in soccer can only be a sign of the nation's moral decay." -Ann Coulter on American fans of World Cup soccer

"There is a growing body of evidence that [more]

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spl241 posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 2:55 PM

Cuts Finger, Goes to ER------> $9,000

“I got a Band-Aid and a tetanus shot. How could it be $9,000? This is crazy! If I severed a limb, I’d carry it to the next emergency room in the next city before I go back to this place.”

NJ teacher Baer Hanusz-Rajkowski cut [more]

Fri Aug 8

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 2:47 PM

TN Fails To Dig Up the "Riffraff"

At last count, 11 states still insist on drug testing welfare applicants. One state, VA, threw in the towel after a $1.5M price tag with just $229K in savings finally convinced lawmakers to toss it. Despite stereotypes that the poor who need [more]

Thu Aug 7

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 7:17 PM

Voter Fraud, 2000-2014, A Billion Votes

(Apology if the results of this study have been posted previously..)

Loyola law professor Justin Levitt is a recognized national expert on democracy and election administration. When he presents the results of a comprehensive investigation [more]

Wed Aug 6

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spl241 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:59 PM

Re: 35% have debt in collections

...used to be a member of this board, a Brit living in France would talk about the French national health system...when he left his doctor's office, the staffer would swipe his national health card, type in codes for what the Doctor did, that was [more]

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spl241 replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 6:40 AM

Re: Sparkling Ice

<<Anyone else tasted them?>>

Yes, been drinking them for about 2 months. $1/bottle at WMT & huge selection of Ice flavors. Cherry Limeade and Raspberry Lemonade my favorites...nice to find a different diabetic-friendly drink!

Tue Aug 5

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 2:28 PM

AL Fruitcake--Dems Wage "War On Whites"

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) doesn’t think the hardline stance Republicans have on immigration could hurt the party’s standing with Hispanic voters. Instead, he thinks Dems are hurting their prospects with white voters. “This is a part of the war on [more]

Mon Aug 4

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 7:00 PM

33 Years Afterward, RIP Jim Brady

He was a fighter, one who lived bravely but in tenacious agony after Mar. 30, 1981:

WASHINGTON (AP)-- James Brady, the affable, witty press secretary who survived a devastating head wound in the 1981 assassination attempt on President [more]

Sat Aug 2

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spl241 replied to the Low Carb Way of Life board. 4:18 PM

Re: Finally Official Rec for LC for Diabetics

Hey there SPL! Good to see you.

Thanks! I "see" you a lot as I read your posts about your diligent retirement planning. They're very good. Now to answering your Q's about the D-word....

About changing docs to one [more]

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spl241 replied to the Low Carb Way of Life board. 1:03 PM

Re: Finally Official Rec for LC for Diabetics

From IP's link:

The authors caution that people with diabetes already on drugs for type 2 diabetes...should undertake conversion to a low-carb diet only with the help of a physician. Because the diet may have a similar [more]

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spl241 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 8:11 AM

Re: OT: Unhappy retirees drive BMWs

I just read an article written last March by John Rosevear, aka TMF Marlowe. Marlowe is a Fool auto analyst. The article's title is "Why the Average American Can No Longer Afford A New Car." It's based on a study done by a subsidiary of [more]

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