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Scholarships being given to women's march participants - Ramblin Wreck
Went to visit my daughter at her college this weekend. Her roommate is a stereotypical confused liberal that has no sense of morals. My daughter is counting down the days till the end of the semester. The roommate left yesterday to ride a chartered bus to D.C. to participate in the women's rights...
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re: I have something nice to say about Hillary: - Ramblin Wreck
She was there as the wife of a former POTUS, not as a classy congratulatory act....
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re: Selling a vehicle months after buyng - Ramblin Wreck
[quote]Pile up cash the next 7 months or so. Maybe try to sell private party after the baby is born. Best option: If you're driving an expensive truck and don't need the capabilities of a truck (and aren't upside down), get rid of the truck and get the minivan for the wife, while you drive the hua...
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re: Ringling Brothers Circus will shut down - Ramblin Wreck
[quote]this is a real travesty; we are losing another part of ALL of our childhood memories[/quote] One of my favorite memories was back in the late 1970's when my Mom unexpectantly showed up at school to check my sister and I out to take us to downtown Birmingham for the circus parade. She wou...
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re: Ringling Brothers Circus will shut down - Ramblin Wreck
"The suit stems from litigation that animal rights activists, including an HSUS affiliate, pursued against the owner of the Ringling Bros. circus, Feld Entertainment. In that case, activists claimed that the circus was unlawfully harming elephants in its care, and their key witness was a former Feld...
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re: Ringling Brothers Circus will shut down - Ramblin Wreck
[quote]The display and care of elephants and other performing animals are subject to animal welfare laws and regulations at the federal, state and local levels. Ringling Bros. has an excellent record of care for all our animals.[/quote] Turned out the people testifying as witnesses to the cruelty...
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re: Ringling Brothers Circus will shut down - Ramblin Wreck
[quote] Heads up that's a fake news site link.[/quote] Did a search for a link after someone mentioned they were shutting down. CNN was the first one to appear. If it makes you feel better, I didn't read the article....
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Ringling Brothers Circus will shut down - Ramblin Wreck
[link=(http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/14/entertainment/ringling-circus-closing/index.html)]LINK[/link] After years of lawsuits from animal rights activist and dwindling ticket sales the circus is calling it quits. Hard to believe that my kids are the last generation to have experienced the 146 year ...
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re: People against the legalization of Marijuana, a query. - Ramblin Wreck
Won't even try to explain why this is harmful. It is a waste of time to have a reasonable discussion on the subject with pot heads or other illegal drug users. It's about like me trying to argue with my dog about why he shouldn't eat the piles of rabbit pellets he finds in the yard every morning....
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Why Clemson's last two TD's should have been penalties - Ramblin Wreck
Big 12 officials suck. Notre Dame had their game winning TD correctly taken away against FSU on the exact same play. [link=(https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=PTVV8PC9gkI)]ND - FSU pick play explanation[/link]...
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re: How big of a distraction was Fournette not playing in bowl game for Bama? - Ramblin Wreck
Good to see LSU taught him to manage money he doesn't have yet wisely. [link=(http://www.cbssports.com/college-football/news/leonard-fournettes-first-big-boy-purchase-65k-rolex/)]Fournette buys $65K Rolex[/link]...
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Pretty simple, just shut down the run - Ramblin Wreck
Jalen never matured as a passer. In fact, he seemed to get worse the last few games. Stopping any type of running game was all Clemson had to do. No help from the offensive line....
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Desmond Howard's suit screwed up my TV - Ramblin Wreck
I'm gonna have to reset everything....
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re: Lawsuit money question? (Tax related) - Ramblin Wreck
[quote]Seriously BP deserves every bit of that[/quote] Hopefully everybody with that type of mentality has a huge umbrella policy. Especially if you or someone in your family ever has a car wreck and someone claims their quality of life is affected as a result....
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re: Orange Beach, AL Property Management - Ramblin Wreck
[quote]Last year we grossed 95k on our 3 bedroom at Phoenix West II, [/quote] That's pretty good. I'm curious as to what other owners are bringing in. We bought a one bedroom in Phoenix 1 two years ago for $199K and each year it has brought in over $26K. The lowest priced one bedroom for sale ...
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re: Coulda shoulda woulda stocks - Ramblin Wreck
[quote]SIRI (Sirius XM) $.48 back in 2008, now over $4.50 per share.[/quote] It was actually as low as around $0.04. I had a friend talk me out of buying $1,000 worth. They were about bankrupt and eventually received a huge loan....
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re: Orange Beach, AL Property Management - Ramblin Wreck
I use Brett Robinson. They charge 22% and list the properties they manage on their own site and others such as VRBO. They provide free labor for maintence and will charge renters for damaged or stolen items. They do a great job adjusting the rates to keep it full and are very good about booking g...
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Real Housewives of ISIS - Ramblin Wreck
Hopefully this hasn't already been posted. [link=(https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4m9ab54sf2E)]BBC - Real Housewives of ISIS[/link]...
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re: Why does Twitter's stock never go up? - Ramblin Wreck
[quote]Is twitter that popular tho? Older people prefer FB and younger people prefer instagram and snap.[/quote] I don't use anything that remotely resembles social media. Why let people know your opinions and stuff about you? Especially people you don't know....
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re: What is an average, safe % of monthly post tax income to spend on home. - Ramblin Wreck
[quote]depends on how much you spend that isn't on your home. If you travel a lot or love to spend money, that percentage will be smaller than someone who likes to stay home and doesn't spend a lot.[/quote] I agree. First create a budget and see what you can afford. Don't just go by some percen...
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