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re: 75 years ago right now....The city of Hiroshima disappeared from the face of the earth.... - EA6B on 8/5/20 at 8:10 pm
[quote]Was he serving in the postwar occupation force?[/quote] I never got a real explanation of why he was there, he was also at the Bikini Atoll bomb tests “Operation Crossroads”. He was in the Navy at the time, and had a lot of technical training. I suspect he was involved in measuring and rec...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: 75 years ago right now....The city of Hiroshima disappeared from the face of the earth.... - EA6B on 8/5/20 at 7:53 pm
I have photographs my father took walking the streets of Hiroshima only a few weeks after the bomb was dropped. There were people asking among the devastation. For the sake of accuracy, the city didn’t disappear, the complete devastation was probably a square mile, with buildings damaged, but still...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: What do you say to someone who is dying? - EA6B on 8/5/20 at 3:38 pm
[quote]Something tells me if I were in his situation I'd want people to treat me as normally as possible. [/quote] My mother knew her time was up for about 3 weeks, she wanted each day to be just another normal day with her friends....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: What do you say to someone who is dying? - EA6B on 8/5/20 at 3:03 pm
[quote]you say ... do you have a relationship with Jesus Christ ? I would fricking hate if someone asked me that[/quote] My mother was dying, and not being religious at all, people showing up wanting to pray annoyed her, she just wanted to talk. If religion and prayer had been a part of the ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: I-10 roadwork near Texas/Louisiana state line - EA6B on 8/5/20 at 1:51 pm
[quote]It's been a permanently ongoing repair during my lifetime. They must have built that section of I-10 on quicksand.[/quote] I’m 65yers old, from traveling that area as a kid with my parents in the early 1960s to the present, there has never been a time where there was not road construction ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: To those who have lost someone to suicide - EA6B on 8/5/20 at 12:52 am
[quote] know a great deal about depression and that does not change the FACT that he was 100% correct, it is the most selfish act one can bring upon their family.[/quote] You obviously know little about depression if you expect someone suffering from it to make the same rational decisions as some...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Cares act allows withdrawal from retirement account - EA6B on 8/5/20 at 12:00 am
[quote]Does this mean I could transfer out of my employer’s crappy 401K into my much more flexible IRA with no penalty right now?[/quote] Yes, I have done it, just never have the funds payed directly to you. ...
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re: What would happen if lobbying was banned in totality? - EA6B on 8/4/20 at 11:57 pm
[quote]Here's why. Whether there is lobbying or not Bill Gates can pick up the phone and expect his Senator to answer or call back. But you can't. Your best hope of getting the attention of your senator is by joining with a bunch of other people by a donations and having an organization go you guess...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: String Trimmer Recommendations - EA6B on 8/4/20 at 11:44 pm
I take care of 1 acre yard, have gone all electric with Greenworks 40 volt tools. The weed trimmer will easily do the yard twice on one charge. Also have the blower, hedge trimmer and chainsaw. Will never own another gas powered yard tool....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Fidelity’s Blue Chip Growth fund - FBGRX — yes or no? - EA6B on 8/4/20 at 7:38 pm
[quote]One thing to potentially highlight is that 45% of the fund's assets are in the top 10 holdings. And these are the same big names as the SP500 - all the "FAANG" stocks covered in the top 5 except sub Microsoft for Netflix. [/quote] I had this fund and decided to just take the money and inve...
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re: Coach Bryant threw out the solution to college sports years ago: End recruiting. - EA6B on 8/3/20 at 3:19 pm
[quote]And end the dedicated dorms, food, training facilities, 27 coaches, money for scouting etc past a simple video set up, and no more academic advisors/tutors. I would add no alumni contributions over $200. and one per year per contributor. All games are conference games plus 1 or 2 depending on...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Is Trump the cleanest rich guy/Billionaire of all time? - EA6B on 8/3/20 at 1:11 am
[quote]You don't realease your taxes publically if you don't people to know how many years you haven't paid taxes (he is a real estate guy and hasn't paid taxes in over 20 years)[/quote] According to the 1040 obtained by Rachel Maddow he paid $38 million in federal income tax for tax year 2005....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
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