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re: Does any body else really like indie music? - Hawkeye95
[quote]I can't stand most indie pop bands[/quote] who that be? my opinion is indie rock as a term is borderline meaningless. Labels are so much less important than they used to be, that it doesn't really matter. I like music that I like. If they are on a major label, great. Some smaller in...
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re: Broken Social Scene - You Forgot It In People - Hawkeye95
great album. if you have a chance to see them live, do it. I saw them twice in the span of two months. Two fricking amazing shows. unfortunately they don't tour frequently, but did like 10 cities in support of TVOTR. ...
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re: Good new from team trump - "Modernizing Medicare" - Hawkeye95
[quote]Medicare was setup as a trap. Any regime that fricks with it will certainly be the death knell for them. 2018 would see Dems take 30+ plus seats. These baby boomers dont play round. [/quote] probably. but its imperative that we address this sink hole in the budget. ...
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re: Good new from team trump - "Modernizing Medicare" - Hawkeye95
Ryan plan on medicare? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Path_to_Prosperity#Medicare_and_Medicaid_changes [quote]Starting in 2022, the age of eligibility for Medicare would increase by two months per year until it reached 67 in 2033. After 2022, the current Medicare program ends for all peopl...
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re: Good new from team trump - "Modernizing Medicare" - Hawkeye95
serious. Entitlement reform is one of my top issues. ...
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Good new from team trump - "Modernizing Medicare" - Hawkeye95
From his transition website https://www.greatagain.gov/policy/healthcare.html [quote]Modernize Medicare, so that it will be ready for the challenges with the coming retirement of the Baby Boom generation – and beyond[/quote] Hopefully this is pushing some of the teat suckers off the nipple ...
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re: I am trying to understand how the unemployment rate is calculated now.... - Hawkeye95
[quote]U-6 includes part-timers, and it doesn't seem right to call them "unemployed." [/quote] Its part timers that work part time but would like full time work. I think its good to include it. u6 - 9.3% U4 - 5% U5 - 5.8% That is a pretty big jump though, so maybe you are right. I do th...
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re: How will NFL downturn impact subsidies?? Will Benson want more? - Hawkeye95
[quote]Will Benson want more from tax payers to maintain his income? Will the state balk since the economic impact of the NFL is so much less? (Have you missed the "economic benefits" so overstated by subsidy supporters since the NFL downturn began?)[/quote] those subsidies were always a vanity thi...
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re: I am trying to understand how the unemployment rate is calculated now.... - Hawkeye95
[quote]I guess what I am trying to see is what is the unemployment rate if we utilized the methods from 1980, 1990, 2000 to calculate. [/quote] they changed the way it was calculated in the early 90s. You would likely get the same number in 2000 as you do now, but it would definitely be differen...
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re: Are there truly any areas in BR/NOLA that you wouldn't walk alone at night - Hawkeye95
[quote]I was there late at night a few weeks ago. Its definitely sketchy but there's usually a lot of hipsters in the area so its not as bad as other places. [/quote] Well i was mainly worried about being pinned to the ground and force fed craft beer and american spirits. ...
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re: Are there truly any areas in BR/NOLA that you wouldn't walk alone at night - Hawkeye95
well i avoid BR if I can. But yeah, there are definitely areas I avoid in NOLA. My inlaws live in the marigny, and the bywater and st claude have some sketchy arse parts to them. ...
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re: What do I need to do to be part of the bro-country culture? - Hawkeye95
[quote]Gay men can't be bro country bc they don't appreciate girls in a full moon light down by the creek with ole George Strait on the radio. [/quote] maybe they just like gatherings of horny young men in tight jeans? i don't know, but they listen to bro country. drive pick up trucks, wear co...
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re: Good quality beanbag:cornhole set - Hawkeye95
everyone I have seen bought ends up dying in a year or two, even the nice ones. the ones that people build last years. ...
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re: In what ways has the last 8 years under Obama benefited you or yours? - Hawkeye95
[quote]Mine too...but that was because I made the effort to make myself more marketable in a more lucrative field. Obama didn't help this. Unless you consider the motivation of being laid off in 2009 as an Obama-induced benefit. [/quote] obama had nothing to do with you getting laid off in 2009. ...
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re: In what ways has the last 8 years under Obama benefited you or yours? - Hawkeye95
well my income over doubled from 2008 to now. I don't think obama had anything to do with that though. ...
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re: Why do Aethist Celebrate XMAS - Hawkeye95
as an atheist. I do it b.c its almost impossible to not participate. I used to fight it, but I have given up on that. its too much work, and pisses people off. go along to get along. ...
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re: how much you spend on christmas presents? - Hawkeye95
[quote]I don't spend $250 each on my own kids [/quote] i am completely unlikable, so I need to bribe them. ...
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re: Why do sushi eaters want to force everyone else to eat sushi? - Hawkeye95
[quote]"cooked" by citrus acid [/quote] that isn't cooking. [quote]'ve had sushi all over the world, from sushi "trucks" in Japan, to nice sushi bars in Sao Paulo, to some of what are considered to be the "finest" sushi restaurants in various countries, and to me, it's glorified fish bait , that...
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re: how much you spend on christmas presents? - Hawkeye95
[quote]Holy shite man. That's a bit much. [/quote] well technically its $25-50 in presents and $200 in their college savings account. we don't tell the young ones about the college savings but the older two know. ...
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re: how much you spend on christmas presents? - Hawkeye95
I would think $2500 will be on the low side of spending, at least for adults. ...
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