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re: Has education made us dumber as a society? - lowspark12
[quote]I'm no expert but I would guess the cliche of the militaristic prussian did not come along until long after napoleon died[/quote] Frederick the Great brah...
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re: Does anyone else have a gloomy 10 year outlook? - lowspark12
[quote]The high tax load and regulatory burdens that the Biden administration is putting in place will have a severe curtailment of economic growth.[/quote] Our taxes across the board are near historic lows... income, capital gains, corporate tax rates... they’ve all been higher in the past. ...
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re: Has education made us dumber as a society? - lowspark12
Everyone on this board has some level of college education... I’m not seeing all the brainwashed morons. ...
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re: Has education made us dumber as a society? - lowspark12
Hatched from a cannon ball... Napoleon supposedly said about prussia. ...
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re: 1 million truck drivers needed over next decade to meet demand - lowspark12
This claims are always suspicious to me... the industry has been claiming a trucker shortage for 30 years... if pay matches the job requirements, then labor will inevitably move there. ...
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re: Who will be the crypto bag-holders? - lowspark12
Need to start a crypto board... it’s not money after all. ...
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re: The effectiveness of college football recruiting ratings in predicting team success - lowspark12
No one questions it. What it becomes is a feedback loop... top schools recruit really good players... as a result, those players are highly rated. A players ranking is some combination of talent and hype....
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re: 2021 NFL Draft: Flash to the Land in the 3rd; Sherwood to NYJ, Britt to TB in 5th - lowspark12
Lacks speed and has discipline issues... not rocket science ...
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re: 2021 Baseball and Softball Thread: - lowspark12
AU took the series from UGA this weekend after losing game 1...
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re: Top 100 draft pick - lowspark12
He’s gone man... let it go. ...
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re: Roku and YouTube TV (Google) Update: YouTube TV to be removed, YTTV response added - lowspark12
It cracks me up they’ve we’ve basically replaced the cable provider vs cable channel tit-for-tat for this foolishness. The more things change, the more they stay the same. ...
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re: Reddit is a bunch of snowflake pansies (not the flower) - lowspark12
You shoulda been more nuanced with your initial response.... ‘that certainly is challenging OP. Have you considered finding employment? I’ve found this to be the best way to avoid issues with unemployment benefits’...
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re: My little recap of Jerome Powell's Speech/Q&A today - lowspark12
Extended unemployment is acting like an increase in minimum wage... employers are going to have to increase wages in order to continue operating. ...
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re: Biden’s estate tax changes will wipe out millions of small businesses: Norquist - lowspark12
[quote]Your deceased parents' house they bought in 1950 for $15,000 now worth $500,000, or their modest vacation home in Pass Christian bought in 1990 for $120,000 that is worth $750,000 will either have to be sold in most cases to pay the tax due, or the house is rendered worthless and/or removed f...
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re: #tAuburnBasketball Thread - lowspark12
Okeke and Okoro were leading scorers for their teams tonight... pretty freaking crazy...
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re: Recommendations for The French Revolution - lowspark12
Duncan has a biography on Lafayette coming out later this year... should be good. ...
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re: Recommendations for The French Revolution - lowspark12
It’s not a book, but the Revolutions (mike Duncan) podcast has an awesome series on the French Revolution... it goes from the lead up to the estates general all the way to Waterloo.... he also has smaller series on the revolutions of 1848, Paris commune, etc. ...
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re: “Biden is planning a capital gains tax hike to as high as 43.4% for wealthy Americans” - lowspark12
[quote]Wait until he eliminates step up basis in real estate and you owe cap gains on real estate sales even if you reinvest. That combined with this is going to cause some selling off in real estate.[/quote] This would suuuuuck...
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re: #tAuburnBasketball Thread - lowspark12
Didn’t realize he was still that young. Flanagan could really improve with better guard play next season... glad he’s coming back. ...
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re: Recruiting Megathread - lowspark12
We could turn into Bama tomorrow and people would still bitch. Being a bitch on the internet is what some are... can’t change that. ...
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