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re: Why Berniecare will never exist in the USA! - Volvagia
[quote]Well I never say never, but Bernie certainly can't get it done. I can't help but laugh at Sanders supporters who 1, believe he can actually do anything he says and 2, that this country can actually afford without a MASSIVE increase in taxes on the middle class.[/quote] Its like his support...
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re: Is it bad to solely invest in the 401K? - Volvagia
[quote]Whats the math on this. Its seems to me it would be REALLY hard to beat the head start on your tax free money gets in the 401k.[/quote] If you are in the same tax bracket as the contribution there is no difference between the two. Traditional is betting you are paying a higher rate n...
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re: Just a reminder that "Objectum Sexuals" exist in this crazy world - Volvagia
"I want your fluids. I want your fluids. I want your fluids."...
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re: A look into what a "Socialist Paradise" really looks like - Volvagia
[quote]We can't go pure capitalism, the upper class would take off and the middle class would shrink and the lower class would balloon.[/quote] Actually, that sounds a lot more like your capitalism/socialism hybrid. ...
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re: What should LSU do about Middleton? - Volvagia
[quote]Then, they should build a modern, state of the art library that is more focused on computer/internet research somewhere maybe over around Nicholson extension or Gourrier. [/quote] So LSU should embrace the digital realities of the modern world by building a digital library out in BFE and l...
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re: Wellesley for Emergency Fund - Volvagia
[quote]I know you could potentially lose 15-20% in a 2008 scenario but would the 4-5% other years be worth the risk? [/quote] Why it is important to phase into equities over time if you are going to use it as an emergency fund. Having to withdraw in a 2008 scenario doesn't hurt as much of the...
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re: Scientists Find Evidence for Ninth Planet in Solar System - Volvagia
[quote]Considering the huge distance of this hypothetical planet from the sun, unless it's got a very reflective surface, chances are it is next to impossible to see. [/quote] Article says it would be in the ballpark of 10k times dimmer than Pluto....
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re: Scientists Find Evidence for Ninth Planet in Solar System - Volvagia
You do realize that was an article from years ago, and referred to a meeting that happened six months ago without a peep? And while others were joking....I think you are being serious: Why would demoting a planet's status get grant money?...
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re: Three states now have pending legislation to lower drinking age to 18 - Volvagia
[quote]A movement is developing that would make US law like most other civilized countries in the world. [/quote] I'm starting to really hate this line of arguments continually brought up. It is absurd and childish. "But MOOOOOOOOM! Billy's mom lets him get out!" [quote] Have you ever ...
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re: Bernie's $19.6 TRILLION in new tax hikes - Volvagia
[quote]And no-one will be paying health insurance premiums anymore and allowing insurance company executives to tool around in their yachts and big cars![/quote] No one? Just like no one gets health insurance in addition to Medicare to supplement its deficiencies. ...
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re: 4 Houston schools named after Confederate figures to change names - Volvagia
[quote]Here's one of the first results for "terrorism" on Google: "Using violence and threats to intimidate or coerce." You're telling me that's not a decent description of slavery, a la the backbone of the Confederate cause? What am I missing here?[/quote] By the logic of how broad a stroke you ...
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re: According to Western Illinois, get ready for a socialist president - Volvagia
No he fricking won't. Obama sold his shite as only targeting the rich too. In reality it mostly hits the middle class. All of the class warfare bull shite will always fall the same: at the end of the day you will never get enough politicians to slit the throat of themselves and their buddies...
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re: Somebody educate me on using wi-fi on a plane - Volvagia
Oh shit, said it backwards. ...
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re: Somebody educate me on using wi-fi on a plane - Volvagia
If you aren't on the plane's wifi network, there is no point in not being in airplane mode as you will be killing battery as the phone tries to initialize communications with a non existent tower. 97% of the flight you are too high to reach the ground towers. ...
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re: Investing in rental property - Volvagia
[quote]Who's going to want to pay 8-10 percent to a property manager with less than 4 rentals? Especially, if they're all located in the same area[/quote] Someone with inflexible and demanding schedules at their primary place of work. ...
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re: Punctuality - Volvagia
Case in point, all the folks who apparently think that arriving less than ten minutes early is actually late. ...
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re: Punctuality - Volvagia
It is all a question of degrees. There is a level that is pure thoughtlessness/self absorption. And then there is another level where there is something to the saying that punctuality is for people who don't have anything better to do. ...
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re: What would you do with $800 million? - Volvagia
You can have more than 250k in a bank account.... FDIC is only the amount you are certain to get back if the bank fails. ...
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re: Stubhub cheats dude out of Kobe final game tickets - Volvagia
[quote]I really don't understand how a seller can legally back out. If money has been exchanged, then the seller is no longer the legal owner of the tickets.[/quote] Again, it is a trusted intermediate to broker tickets. The seller never recieved the money. Stubhub only pays out to them...
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re: Stubhub cheats dude out of Kobe final game tickets - Volvagia
I did read the article. That's why I said that in cases when you expect the prices going up massively, you are going to want to get the tickets in hand ASAP. Not let weeks go by and do nothing, and pat yourself on the back for getting the tickets at a fraction of the cost, and still do nothi...
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