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

Plainspeaking Chris Davis, Davis Funds Mgr.

Chris Davis is the chairman and head port manager of the Davis fund family. Jack Otter of Barron's caught up with the personable Mr. Davis at a recent Morningstar conference to explore his bedrock investing principles. Davis made it simple: [more]

Thu Jul 24

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spl241 replied to the Political Asylum board. 5:05 PM

Re: Cruel and Unusual? (Nah...)

Fine. Let's bring back firing squads----> I would prefer this--PeterR

So would I, Peter.

The link below is to the video of Gary Gilmore's 1977 execution by firing squad in UT in 1977. 5 policemen, each in a separate [more]

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spl241 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:56 AM

Re: People Complained This Restaurant Sucked...

lindytoes, thank you so much for your post. I read your link 3 times and sent it to my DD. She's a server in a well-known chain restaurant in an Ohio college town. When a large student group comes in, the servers not assigned to that party's section [more]

Wed Jul 23

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 1:05 PM

Can A GA Nut Like This Be Cracked?

In the great red Peach State, it's WWJD, with the "J" being Jody, not Jesus. Pastor and radio talk show host Jody Hice, that is, running for HOR in Georgia's 10th district. So what would Jody do? Let's check some of his beliefs he feels [more]

Tue Jul 22

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 8:54 PM

Speaking of Lazy

The GOP House of Representatives worked just 126 days in 2013. Members made a salary of $174,000. These same people cut food and unemployment assistance for millions of people. They said that the benefits make them lazy.

--OWS Poster seen [more]

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spl241 posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:54 PM

Millenials Want Security, Not Securities

The 18-29's are wary...seems as if they have financial caution approaching paranoia:

By 2018, Millennials will control $9 trillion in assets. What they inherit will grow by 4 times that amount, or $36 trillion, by 2061. But don't expect [more]

Fri Jul 4

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 8:04 PM

Atlanta TSA "Thanks" GA Repubs

R-Gov. Nathan Deal last Tuesday happily signed the Safe Carry and Protection Act. You've heard it fittingly called the Guns Everywhere Act, considered one of the most extreme pro-gun bills in the U.S. Residents with a proper permit will be allowed to [more]

Thu Jul 3

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 1:04 PM

Clergy Hands Out Condoms At Hobby Lobby

In Aurora, Illinois yesterday--a very apt symbolic act....

A group of clergy handed out condoms to customers in front of a Hobby Lobby yesterday, staging a faith-based protest against the SCOTUS decision to grant the store religious [more]

Tue Jul 1

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spl241 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:58 AM

Re: Public Employee Unions Smacked Down

It's the law of the land, get over it.

Probably faster than you and the majority of this place did when ACA became the law of the land.

Mon Jun 30

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spl241 posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:00 PM

Smartphones but Dumb Attitudes

What's as important as deodorant, nearly as critical as toothbrushes, and far more crucial than coffee? Our smartphones, apparently. According to a study by BOA, a whopping 47% surveyed admitted they wouldn’t last a day without their smartphone. [more]

Fri Jun 27

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 1:32 PM

IN Clerk Defies Lift of Gay Marriage Ban

2 days ago, a judge threw out my backward state of Indiana's ban on gay marriage. Within an hour, hordes of couples rushed into the Marion County (Indpls.) clerk's office. Many got married the same day. Our PO'd Repub AG, fearing innate societal harm [more]

Wed Jun 25

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 3:05 PM

Hillary--Comparing Out of Touch

Evidence of Hillary being out of touch has a long, damning history. Remember when she told a small bakery owner in PA that the cookies baked especially for her probably came from a 7-11? Then there was her remark that "Banks are feeling the same [more]

Mon Jun 23

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spl241 replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:03 PM

Re: Chris Matthews schooled by Elizabeth Warren

<<Matthews is an idiot>>

In one specific sense, he really IS an idiot. Mike Wallace, Ed Bradley, Diane Sawyer, Barbara Walters,
Anderson Cooper, and Rachel Maddow (among others): how often did/do you see them frame a [more]

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 1:43 PM

WMT Grandma At WH Summit Today

She is at the Summit for Working Families at 1600 today with a huge petition to give to the president. She started growing a spine to fight injustice 45 years ago when, at only 15, she joined an MLK march from Soldier Field to downtown Chicago. More [more]

Sun Jun 22

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 6:29 AM

Maher R-Ratedly Nails 300 Advisors

From Bill's "Real Time" monologue last Friday:

"Advisors? Why are we the Dear Abby of countries? Giving advice?...Advisors! Isn't it how it always starts--with an "advisor?"

It's like when a guy says [more]

Sat Jun 21

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spl241 posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:08 PM

Financial Infidelity: 1 in 3

(Source/stats from Endowment for Financial Education Poll....2035 respondents age 18 and over....includes partners as well as marrieds)
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Whether this is a trend is up to interpretation. Whether there are risks is [more]

Fri Jun 20

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spl241 replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:31 PM

Re: VA Gov. Bucks GOP..Expands Medicaid

<<1. Does the law bother him? 2. Does he think this won't go to Court? 3. Again, if he had the power why did he even fight the GOP on it.>>

I can answer only the first of your 3 questions without reservation. As a feeling human [more]

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spl241 posted to the Political Asylum board. 2:17 PM

VA Gov. Bucks GOP..Expands Medicaid

Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) plans to move forward with Medicaid expansion even without lawmakers’ support, the governor announced today. The battle over Medicaid expansion has been particularly contentious in Virginia over the past several months, as [more]

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spl241 posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:46 AM

Surprising (?) Electric Bill Culprit

Cable TV could be costing you a small fortune. We're not talking about the monthly bill from your local service provider. Instead, the high-cost culprits are the boxes that operate your cable or satellite TV service. The LA Times recently [more]

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