Search:

Type: Posts; User: LDAHL

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.12 seconds.

  1. Replies
    37
    Views
    530

    I never thought much of trying to punish people I...

    I never thought much of trying to punish people I disagreed with through their business or employer. To me, the quality of the product or service should speak for itself.

    If Ben and Jerry want...
  2. Replies
    23
    Views
    524

    I am married to a Republican woman, and highly...

    I am married to a Republican woman, and highly recommend it. She is somewhat to the right of my cosmopolitan views, but itís surprising how infrequently politics comes up in our daily lives.

    Of...
  3. Replies
    206
    Views
    4,192

    Because years of moral relativism take their ...

    Because years of moral relativism take their toll?
  4. Replies
    206
    Views
    4,192

    Yes. Life in New Jersey is nearly...

    Yes. Life in New Jersey is nearly indistinguishable from that in Novosibirsk.

    Hereís a hint on how to spot one subtle difference. Move to China and try to post about Mr Xi similar to the way you...
  5. Replies
    23
    Views
    524

    Some of us are obsessive nomenclators. Ainít no...

    Some of us are obsessive nomenclators. Ainít no shame in it.

    The problem comes when we generalize too broadly about people based on a facile observation of superficial traits. This is a tendency...
  6. Replies
    206
    Views
    4,192

    Like most mature communist polities, the best...

    Like most mature communist polities, the best analogy would be to feudalism. A relatively small number of families control the military and economic assets while a larger body of serfs are controlled...
  7. Replies
    206
    Views
    4,192

    Real communism has never been tried. Those guys...

    Real communism has never been tried. Those guys who killed a hundred million people last century were cheap knockoffs of the genuine brand. Anyone who says otherwise is just a greedy racist.
    ...
  8. Thread: Amazon Bank

    by LDAHL
    Replies
    11
    Views
    394

    That has not seem to have affected the trillion...

    That has not seem to have affected the trillion dollar market cap or even the number of Emmys garnered by Amazon. She doesnít seem to have been able to tar Bezos with the Weinstein brush very...
  9. Thread: Amazon Bank

    by LDAHL
    Replies
    11
    Views
    394

    Amazon Bank

    I see that Amazon, the Swiss Army knife of American retail, is exploring a checking account product in addition to other financial services. They stand to save a great deal on credit card interchange...
  10. Replies
    204
    Views
    4,284

    Clearly, you labor under a burden of integrity...

    Clearly, you labor under a burden of integrity that does not impede many in high office who seek higher office.
  11. Replies
    204
    Views
    4,284

    In the absence of any corroborating evidence, it...

    In the absence of any corroborating evidence, it will break down to those who believe the accusation itself is sufficient reason to kill the nomination and those who do not. Those who feel the charge...
  12. Thread: Smart phone

    by LDAHL
    Replies
    25
    Views
    756

    Damn liberals!

    Damn liberals!
  13. Thread: Smart phone

    by LDAHL
    Replies
    25
    Views
    756

    Iíll bet you said the same thing about the wheel.

    Iíll bet you said the same thing about the wheel.
  14. Replies
    20
    Views
    621

    Thatís true. Iím also wondering if the current...

    Thatís true. Iím also wondering if the current rates are so low right now that strategies assuming being in a lower bracket after retiring might need reconsideration. Especially if a blue wave...
  15. Replies
    204
    Views
    4,284

    How sad that a little bit of due process and the...

    How sad that a little bit of due process and the presumption of innocence so often derails justice.
  16. Replies
    204
    Views
    4,284

    I donít think the Democrats did themselves any...

    I donít think the Democrats did themselves any favors by not surfacing this thing for the past couple of months. Now it smacks of a desperate last-minute play.

    I think they should interview the...
  17. Thread: Smart phone

    by LDAHL
    Replies
    25
    Views
    756

    I admit that I was one of those mossbacks who...

    I admit that I was one of those mossbacks who clung to his flip phone until his family literally wrested it away from him. But itís growing on me.

    Over time, Iíve gotten spoiled by all the things...
  18. Thread: The Rule of Law

    by LDAHL
    Replies
    12
    Views
    399

    I donít see it that way. I think I have enough...

    I donít see it that way. I think I have enough heart to dislike multiple versions of foolishness and enough brain to spot a false dichotomy when I see one.
  19. Replies
    20
    Views
    621

    I think thatís wise. I would say that in general...

    I think thatís wise. I would say that in general itís better to work with a fee-only planner than someone who might get commissions for putting you into particular products. No point asking a barber...
  20. Replies
    20
    Views
    621

    Tax strategy is often a...

    Tax strategy is often a pay-me-now-or-pay-me-later sort of thing. As has been pointed out, Roths fall into the pay me now category. They also offer some advantages for first time home buyers. Since...
  21. Thread: The Rule of Law

    by LDAHL
    Replies
    12
    Views
    399

    I didn't vote for the man. I felt him to be...

    I didn't vote for the man. I felt him to be insufficiently conservative and an obnoxious, duplicitous poltroon. However, that does not mean I feel ethically obligated to support a "resistance" which...
  22. Replies
    58
    Views
    1,277

    Unless itís a really nice hammock.

    Unless itís a really nice hammock.
  23. Replies
    58
    Views
    1,277

    Yes. In my view, a life well lived doesnít need...

    Yes. In my view, a life well lived doesnít need to be juiced up with anybody elseís idea of ďexperiencesĒ, cheap or no. The stuff that gets thrown at me in everyday living is enough. I donít...
  24. Replies
    204
    Views
    4,284

    Itís not a waste of time if youíre trying to rev...

    Itís not a waste of time if youíre trying to rev up the voters for November. You can play the tough prosecutor. You preen and strike heroic poses with no risk except perhaps beclowning yourself. You...
  25. Replies
    204
    Views
    4,284

    I see the Senate Democrats have new and secret...

    I see the Senate Democrats have new and secret allegations that justify postponing a vote. They want to put the nominee on double secret probation until it can be investigated.
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4