spl241’s Activity

Yesterday

NL

Boards Post

spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 7:03 PM

Workers Stuffed in NO-klahoma

More Republican governor No, this time in the Sooner state:

At a time when many states and cities are working passing minimum wage increases, OK Gov. Mary Fallin (R) has gone in the opposite direction and signed a law banning cities from [more]

NL

Boards Post

spl241 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 2:17 PM

Re: Advice from a Federal TSP Millionaire

We're currently in our mid-30s, and we have already built up about $475k in those 401k accounts. It's easy, automatic, tax advantaged savings.

Per the custom around here, "$475K is not a lot"....Oh, forget that. Great job [more]

NL

Boards Post

spl241 replied to the An Open Letter board. 2:01 PM

Re: An Open Letter

lovingrose:

It's also not right that at the age of 60, with no major health problems and taking no medications, I have to pay the high insurance premiums those with serious problems have to pay.

When your age starts with a [more]

NL

Boards Post

spl241 replied to the An Open Letter board. 10:33 AM

Re: An Open Letter

I picked up the prescriptions at the drive in window. I said to the young lady who waited on me, “You guys are the best part of our healthcare system.”

Hi, Jack, and best wishes to both of you after being wrung out by our health care [more]

Tue Apr 15

NL

Boards Post

spl241 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 1:30 PM

Re: Careless Hit, But No Run

spl241: Sometimes, things we experience renew our faith in human nature. Today was my day. -------> If I had a nickel for every time you have a faith-renewing experience...

Maybe I'll write about a time at the nursing home [more]

Mon Apr 14

NL

Boards Post

spl241 posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 7:26 PM

Careless Hit, But No Run

Sometimes, things we experience renew our faith in human nature. Today was my day. A county highway box truck knocked off the top of my mailbox. 3 men were checking it out when I approached. The driver apologized all over the place: "I dropped [more]

NL

Boards Post

spl241 posted to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 1:31 PM

World History in 2 Minutes

Made by 19 y.o. young man for his film class assignment...supposedly viewed by 1.4 million. Amazing stuff!

[more]

NL

Boards Post

spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 1:09 PM

Fallout-GOP Cuts To IRS Budget

Obama wants a 10% increase in IRS's budget next year. Fat chance, if the Repub animosity toward the agency continues. For example, in 2010 the budget was $12.1B. That has shrunk to $11.3B. Since 2010, as a result, 10,000 employees got pink slips, [more]

Sat Apr 12

NL

Boards Post

spl241 replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:22 AM

Re: Texas Taxpayers to Pay For Affluenza Teen

interest:

<<In Texas, you'd have to assume that a poor black or latino who killed four people in a drunk driving wreck wouldn't be headed for treatment-- especially taxpayer funded treatment.>>

Wait. A 6 X 10 room with [more]

NL

Boards Post

spl241 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:49 AM

Re: Soft Skills vs. Hard Employment Reality

Sorry, Tim. Here ya go...tested it on my pad and it worked. Must not have totally copied in my OP:

[more]

NL

Boards Post

spl241 posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:39 AM

Soft Skills vs. Hard Employment Reality

You got that degree. Now you face the daunting task of selling yourself in an unfriendly job market. You have confidence in your skill set, but is it a total set? It better be...

Growing Leaders Founder and President Tim Elmore said more [more]

Fri Apr 11

NL

Boards Post

spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 6:58 PM

Reagan's Now-Empty 1981 Words...

...on the sanctity and availability of citizens' right to vote. He said this on 11/6/81:

Several months ago in a speech, I said that voting was the most sacred right of free men and women. I pledged that as long as I am in a position to [more]

Thu Apr 10

NL

Boards Post

spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 7:44 PM

Shameful Blood on FL's Hands

Charlene Dill was 32 with 3 kids 3, 7, and 9. She babysat, cleaned houses, and sold a few vacuums on commission. These 3 gritty jobs made her $9,000 a year. They did not make her ACA- eligible. Ms. Dill is one of millions living in states with Repub [more]

Tue Apr 8

NL

Boards Post

spl241 posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:52 AM

Explosion in iPhone Stock Trading

That's the title of the linked 3:20 video I watched on WSJ Live this AM. I'm not physically hungry at this early hour, but there was food for thought aplenty in this interview.

Brokerages, needless to say, couldn't be happier. [more]

Mon Apr 7

NL

Boards Post

spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 9:20 PM

$174K Just Not Enough

Rep. Jim Moran wants a pay hike for Congress. He calls Congress "the board of directors for the largest economic entity in the world." What a joke, considering the public approval of this august body is about as low as a snake's anus. [more]

Sat Apr 5

NL

Boards Post

spl241 posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 10:38 AM

DIY + $10,000 =. Home Sweet Home

She's 28 with $45k of student loan debt and he's 26. No way for a construction team or even advice from an architect. Their foundation is a used trailer bed for $1500 instead of a new one. Craigslist proved invaluable, and they had extraordinary good [more]

Fri Apr 4

NL

Boards Post

spl241 posted to the An Open Letter board. 7:15 AM

An Open Letter

To NY Mets Second Baseman David Murphy,

You decided to use 2 of your 3 allowable paternity leave days so you could be with your wife when your first child was born via C-section. That meant missing the first 2 Mets games. I see you played [more]

Thu Apr 3

NL

Boards Post

spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 12:30 PM

Another Gun Crack Fallen Through

Re: Spec. Ivan Lopez, 34, father, 2011 Iraq vet, and latest perpetrator in a spate of military shootings...

Medical history:
Lopez suffered from depression, anxiety, and other psychiatric complaints and was receiving treatment and
[more]

Wed Apr 2

NL

Boards Post

spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 6:34 PM

Cruz's ACA Facebook Poll Blows Up

On March 24, Cruz posted an informal survey on his senatorial FB page. "Quick poll: Obamacare was signed into law 4 years ago yesterday. Are you better off now than you were then? Comment with YES or NO!" He didn't expect an overwhelming [more]

NL

Boards Post

spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 12:10 PM

Fugelsang Defines "Pro-Life"-1 Sentence

Only in America can you be PRO-:

Guns, death penalty, war, unmanned drone bombs, nuclear weapons, torture, land mines......and still call yourself "Pro-life."

Show More Activity ...

CAPS Stats & Trivia

CAPS Player Rating < 20
Player Rank 0 out of 75542
Score 0.00
Score Change Today 0
Accuracy 0.00%
Active Picks 0
Total Picks 0
Best Pick ( 0)
Worst Pick ( 0)
Average Score per Pick 0.00
Charms Earned 0
Highest Rated Favorite No Favorites Selected
Go to spl241’s CAPS page

Boards Stats & Trivia

Big gold star, 5000 posts Top Favorite Fools Top Recommended Fools Feste Award Nominee! Old School Fool
Board Posts 5566
Recs Received 63300
People who have rec'd these posts 4420
Recs to Posts Ratio (last 30 days) 52.20
Threads Started 3479
Threads Started Percentage 62.50 %
Most Frequent Board Living Below Your Means
Very First Post Gain Despite Bloodbath (7/23/1998)
Percentage of Posts Rec'd 86.24 %
Show spl241’s 10 Latest Posts