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  1. Thread: Kshama Sawant!

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    As a counter to the Forbes article, here's a link...

    As a counter to the Forbes article, here's a link the the Counterpunch article. It talks about what she stands for. Kshama Sawant took no corporate money during her campaign. She will take a...
  2. Thanks. That was fun. Reminded me of when I...

    Thanks. That was fun. Reminded me of when I was in Europe in the 1970's and talking to some young men. They couldn't believe there we didn't know gangsters and that there weren't gangsters on...
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    Frugal-one, I visited Glacier Nat'l Park in...

    Frugal-one,
    I visited Glacier Nat'l Park in September via Amtrak. I stayed in East Glacier where the Lodge is. I didn't want to pay the Glacier Lodge rates so stayed in a motel that was walking...
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    http://taxes.about.com/od/taxplanning/qt/home_sale...

    http://taxes.about.com/od/taxplanning/qt/home_sale_tax.htm

    Read about the exception to the two year rule if you have to change jobs due change in work location. Of course, not sure how that...
  5. I think getting a good home for stuff makes it so...

    I think getting a good home for stuff makes it so much easier to part with it. I sold most of my household furnishings on Craigslist last year. It wasn't collectibles or antiques but it went to...
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    Article in New York Times today about investment...

    Article in New York Times today about investment firms spending billions over the last year buying homes in depressed markets. Wonder where this rise in housing prices will end up.
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  7. Thread: Gobsmacked!

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    Congratulations! What a great surprise.

    Congratulations! What a great surprise.
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    Kestra, this isn't directly responding to your...

    Kestra, this isn't directly responding to your question but it brought up some thoughts. I "retired" from paid work 10 years ago. When I figured out I had "enough" to live on I quit as I wanted...
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    I walked by a man using a reel mower the other...

    I walked by a man using a reel mower the other day. How refreshing. No fumes, no noise.
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    My mom had us put fabric down. The weeds were...

    My mom had us put fabric down. The weeds were harder to pull out of the fabric than the dirt. I don't get fabric at all. When I had a house I got rid of all of it. It would creep up and...
  11. Thread: Good bye part 2

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    Hi Spartana, Glad you will be in touch. When...

    Hi Spartana,
    Glad you will be in touch. When you get a chance, I'd like to hear about your tablet. I'm looking at them also. Are you getting used to writing on it?
    rose
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    I think drug use is a public health issue. Not...

    I think drug use is a public health issue. Not a criminal issue.

    The U.S. incarcerates at a rate higher than ANY country in the world. We have 5% of the world's population and 25% of the...
  13. Thread: Cancer update

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    I am sorry to hear your bad news. Sending good...

    I am sorry to hear your bad news. Sending good wishes that they get it all cured quickly.
  14. Thread: Good bye part 2

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    Have fun. Hope you can check in with an update...

    Have fun. Hope you can check in with an update once in a while.
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    Second this one. Almost always good stuff.

    Second this one. Almost always good stuff.
  16. Thread: JCPenney wtf?

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    Me too. And I think the prices are fair. ...

    Me too. And I think the prices are fair. I've always wanted a grocery store that didn't have sales but had reasonable prices daily. If I'm at the grocery and green peppers are $3 I just can't...
  17. I have a Virgin Mobile LG Optimus. Cost is $55...

    I have a Virgin Mobile LG Optimus. Cost is $55 per month for unlimited phone, text and web. I don't have a land line anymore so I chose the unlimited plan. I LOVE that woman that lives in my...
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    [QUOTE=ApatheticNoMore;133976]Government workers...

    [QUOTE=ApatheticNoMore;133976]Government workers seem disproporitionately able to retire early, it's a strong trend (no it's not absolute or all or nothing.

    In my city and County I'm always...
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    Blackdog, I will be looking forward to your...

    Blackdog, I will be looking forward to your report. I often have a hard time leaving but usually have a great time once I go.
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    Wishing you a speedy recovery.

    Wishing you a speedy recovery.
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    I let my hair go gray at age 50. I had...

    I let my hair go gray at age 50. I had dishwater blond hair and I used to get it highlighted/foiled to make it look better. But in my late 40's the foiling wasn't covering the gray. Then I...
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    Thanks for the update. I've been on the boards...

    Thanks for the update. I've been on the boards for years and remember your posts. Your family has been through a lot. I'm glad things are going well now.
  23. Thread: The Makers

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    Redfox, that is very cool. I really enjoyed the...

    Redfox, that is very cool. I really enjoyed the documentary. It brought back lots of memories. I listened to Bella Abzug speak in Seattle once. She was so great. The energy at the rallies...
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    Catherine, love your story. I can relate. My...

    Catherine, love your story. I can relate. My son steps off the curb a lot but life seems to work out for him in ways I would not expect. I always followed the rules and I wanted him to follow. ...
  25. I'm jealous of the 3% Canadian premiums.

    I'm jealous of the 3% Canadian premiums.
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