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Thu Feb 12

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thegreatdane replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:00 PM

Re: Stock buy backs killing economy

Why should income i've already been taxed on, when i place it into an investment and it grows in value, be taxed again?
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I'll say it again: Earnings are earnings, whether through labor or capital.

Tue Jan 20

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thegreatdane replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 12:38 PM

Re: Hiding my stuff

Camo-netting:
http://www.camonettingstore.com/

Make it look like a MASH unit.

Fri Jan 9

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thegreatdane replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 1:33 PM

Re: Dehumidifier

It's all that smelly cash you store in the safe. Send it to me. That'll solve your problem.

Thu Jan 1

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thegreatdane replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:06 PM

Re: Teaching a young friend to cook

You're doing a good thing, Wendy, teaching someone the joys and frugality of cooking for themselves. One of the best ways I've found is to teach one dish they like, say, a tomato sauce for pasta. Once they're confident with that, they add another, [more]

Sun Dec 21

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thegreatdane replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:28 PM

Re: The high cost of medical care

Get well soon. You're a shining light of reason and generosity, and we all appreciate it.

Thu Dec 18

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thegreatdane replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:49 PM

Re: US seeks normalized relations with Cuba

All these are reasonable and plausible ideas but, to me, it doesn't add up. Wherever there's money to be made, we generally bend our scruples to do so. Is there no money to be made in Cuba? If not, then, sure, I can see why all the reasons people [more]

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thegreatdane replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:48 AM

Re: Russia: An Alternate View

"the elites thrive and the masses suffer..."

That pretty much sums it up. The elites can go fishing and wait it out. The capacity for Russian serfs to suffer is well known. Revolt isn't likely. Putin only has to think of his [more]

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thegreatdane replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:42 AM

Re: US seeks normalized relations with Cuba

What's curious to me is why, for fifty-plus years, we've enforced an embargo against our Caribbean neighbor. Why have we been so stringent with them and not others? I can't believe it's because they've been so 'successful' in their [more]

Thu Dec 11

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thegreatdane replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:41 PM

Re: Perspective

Goofy,
When're you going to write a book, "As I See It." Your thinking is concise and solid.

Fri Dec 5

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thegreatdane replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:40 PM

Re: Future Truck 2025

Did anyone notice it looks like a Star Wars storm trooper. Just sayin...

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