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voelkels replied to the Recipes/Cooking board. 11:04 AM

Re: Potato pancakes

Does anyone else make potato pancakes this way?

Christina, wondering if no one has been cooking since Christmas????


On a somewhat related note, for our Christmas Eve feast, I make what our family called “potato balls”, small [more]

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 6:59 AM

Re: Loaded Ammo Reloading Components

Where can I buy Unique and Power Pistol powder - Midway is out of stock.

Bob, as I posted, all of my on-line sources for powder (Midway, Midsouth Shooters Supply, Natchez, Sinclair, Brownells, etc. ) show on their websites that they [more]

Sat Jan 24

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 8:24 AM

Re: Poll: CC tuition

If making college available to everyone is part of what will help, then I'm all for it.

Nancy, I would recommend that you read "The allure of leave and community college policies"
By Ruth Marcus, which was [more]

Fri Jan 23

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 4:36 PM

Re: Poll: CC tuition

“Calling a minimum wage job a job for the kids just shows you are out of touch with the current state of the workforce. How many kids do you see working at McDonalds these days? I haven't seen any in several years. The jobs are staffed by middle age [more]

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 4:14 PM

Re: Poll: CC tuition

OK so you are against providing free or affordable education if it comes out of your tax dollars, and you are against raising the minimum wage, all while acknowledging that automation is squeezing the number of jobs even at the lowest rung of the [more]

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voelkels replied to the Recipes/Cooking board. 12:24 PM

Re: Potato pancakes

Does anyone else make potato pancakes this way?

I haven’t made potato pancakes in 30 or 25 years, me. I had heard of using boiled potatoes for them but, when I made them, I always used grated raw potatoes and fried them in a fair [more]

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 11:49 AM

Re: Poll: CC tuition

“C.J.V. – don’t believe everyone should go to college, me”


You're probably also against raising the minimum wage, right?


Right. Most minimum wage jobs are intended for the “kid’s” first jobs such flipping hamburgers, [more]

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voelkels posted to the Pet Lovers board. 10:17 AM

Y’all May Enjoy

This, See; http://www.gocomics.com/the-born-loser/2015/01/22 .
;-)

C.J.V. – or not

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 9:37 AM

Re: Loaded Ammo Reloading Components

FYI See; http://enews.natchezss.com/q/YsTRt6H_gAAJ9Yi0JOOrA2ELa9kzUXf... .
;-)

C.J.V. – don’t “need” none of them products, me

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 9:26 AM

Re: Loaded Ammo Reloading Components

To complete my question, what powder would you use to reload 9mm and .45 ACP bullets and what projectiles would you use, and where would you buy both to minimize cost?...

I would use Unique, me, because I gots most of a 9-pound bottle [more]

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 7:15 AM

Re: Poll: CC tuition

And for some students it involves a totally new world; think of a kid raised on a reservation who is accepted at college.

I can tell you tales about the Native Americans at the University of Alaska. Back around 1970 or 71, we had [more]

Thu Jan 22

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voelkels replied to the Pet Lovers board. 7:30 PM

Re: Unscented, non clay, clumping cat litter?

When we had the three “Kids” spayed, our vet recommended that we don’t use the clay-based litter until they healed (axe-u-lee, we were using a pine & cedar sawdust based litter). The problem was the pine/cedar smell was too strong in the small [more]

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 2:33 PM

Re: Poll: CC tuition

I remember watching a show once where some rich dude came into one of these inner-city underperforming schools and promised a free college education to any student who graduated with a B-average or better. Test scores and graduation rates jumped [more]

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 9:26 AM

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Axe-u-lee, I doubts that anyone posting on the Fool now-a daze knows for sure. One of the posters on the U.K. Fool’s Recipes & Cooking Board axed me about him 5 or 4 years ago. The last that I heard from him was that he wanted to drag his smoker [more]

Wed Jan 21

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 10:19 AM

Re: Ghost

Interesting. I wonder how that would perform in heavy seas.
;-)

C.J.V. – remembers taking 53-degree rolls on the U.S.S. Hopewell (DD-681) in the fall of 1961 for 3 or 2 days, me

Tue Jan 20

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 4:44 PM

Re: Poll: CC tuition

“Some of them I sold back to the campus bookstore after I passed the course. Buying used textbooks had the advantage that many of them were marked with highlighters to indicate important stuff, them.”

These days the publishers and authors [more]

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 1:18 PM

Re: Poll: CC tuition

"There are a number of schools that have realized this is one of the reasons so many children from poor families fail, and this can be helped through mentoring programs. They have someone they can go to with questions."

I have a
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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 1:06 PM

Re: Poll: CC tuition

“textbook can cost over a $100.00.”


You have been out of a school a while. The last full sized textbook I bought was $450.


What was the class that it was for, not something that is taught at a community college I’ll bet? [more]

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:35 PM

Re: Poll: CC tuition

Why stop at 2 years or 4. Why not 6? Why not 8? Free school for the rest of our lives! As many degrees as we want!

That reminds me of a German Operetta about a nobleman’s younger son at one of the universities. He receives a stipend, [more]

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 8:10 AM

Re: Poll: CC tuition

“You don't see that that is taking money out of one pocket and putting it into another? “

I don't. There's no Odin-given right to a tax deduction. The idea behind the mortgage interest deduction is that home owners are more rooted in
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