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San Diego woman outbid of her dream home exacts strange vengeance
By turtledove  40 comments, latest 1 week ago:
rufita11 says Heraclitusstudent says The story doesn't say if they asked the lady to sign a contract, like honest pervs would do. No one said anything about the story saying the ad was a contract....

College Students Scared Straight
By turtledove  16 comments, latest 1 month ago:
mmmarvel says Call it Crazy says swebb says I say parents who "get it" and don't have their heads up their vicarious living, keep up with the Joneses, competitive, striving, brag-about-your-offspring-to-c asses....do exist! Unfortunately, they...

A Robust Housing Recovery? Not So Fast
By turtledove  167 comments, latest 1 month ago:
iwog says Bellingham Bill says Not knowing how screwed things are is a better condition. We're not actually that screwed, at least as far as death by debt is concerned. High government spending is replacing...

Britain: Filling a Hole With Real Estate
By turtledove  14 comments, latest 1 month ago:
indigenous says bgamall4 says So we all end up like Greece, the entire world? Yup, until it collapses... ceptin it is gunna be world wide, save the countries without debt as they don't have anything...

The White House Promises There Will Be No Obamacare Bailout
By turtledove  8 comments, latest 1 month ago:
turtledove says FortWayne says They'll just funnel it through some other financial gimmick. Where do I sign up for a $5.5 billion check for failing? Put me down for that, too.

You Think The Deficit Is Bad? Federal Unfunded Liabilities Exceed $127 Trillion
By turtledove  16 comments, latest 1 month ago:
humanity says Iosef V HydroCabron says Pensions that can't be covered will be reduced. Also, whatever Forbes says, pension payments are not a barrier to economic growth; wealthy people stashing cash in the Caymans is....

Gold Fix Study Shows Signs of Decade of Bank Manipulation
By turtledove  9 comments, latest 1 month ago:
turtledove says New Renter says it seemed to me at the time the one thing these guys DID to right was to start a movement to take deposits out of major banks. I did. New...

Obamacare's 'Cadillac Tax' Could Help Reduce The Cost Of Health Care
By turtledove  46 comments, latest 1 month ago:
humanity says CaptainShuddup says Quit either being retarded or pretending to be. Hmmm. Is this what they mean when they talk about the pot calling the kettle black ?

22 Craziest Animal Laws
By turtledove  4 comments, latest 2 months ago:
Ceffer says turtledove says In Belvedere, CA, dogs are not allowed in public places without their masters on leashes. http://metro.co.uk/2009/01/19/

18 Congressmen Ask Obama to Reschedule Marijuana
By turtledove  30 comments, latest 2 months ago:
dublin hillz says There's no reason why alcohol should be legal while mary jane is illegal. Marijuana is a much milder substance. Alcohol is one of the most destructive chemicals to the body out of...

White House: It's A Good Thing That Obamacare Will Drive 2.5 Million Americans
By turtledove  22 comments, latest 2 months ago:
El HydroCabron says turtledove says However the statement was intended, suggesting that people are now free to pursue their dreams [at tax payer expense] is beyond bad PR. I agree, so let's get rid of...

Black Friday Debate: What are the US' problems and how would you solve them?
By turtledove  207 comments, latest 4 months ago:
sbh says Reality says Here is a picture of the PEX pipes piled at one of my work sites: And he worked so hard at this evidence. I think he doth protest too much.

Oh, No: Now We Need Obamacare for Education
By turtledove  6 comments, latest 5 months ago:
CaptainShuddup says "I propose we mandate private schools, if you like your school, nothing will change. And for those millions of Americans that can't afford a private school for their kids, they will get federals...

Blackstone Begins Rental Housing Empire in Spain
By turtledove  14 comments, latest 5 months ago:
APOCALYPSEFUCK is Comptroller says curious2 says From the article: “Job insecurity, salaries that are frozen or falling, and bad experiences with mortgages and foreclosures are all going to translate into a barbaric rise in the...

Why Banking Systems Succeed -- And Fail
By turtledove  2 comments, latest 5 months ago:
Heraclitusstudent says turtledove says Yet conventional wisdom holds that politics is not at fault when it comes to banking crises and that such crises instead result from unforeseen and extraordinary circumstances. What a bizarre perspective....

WSJ Opinion: ObamaCare's Plans Are Worse
By turtledove  48 comments, latest 5 months ago:
edvard2 says The fact of the matter that still stands in the background of all of this is that prior to the ACA act, over 60% of all bankruptcies in the US were due to...

McDonalds suggested budget for employees shows just how impossible it is to...
By turtledove  53 comments, latest 9 months ago:
Dan8267 says ... which basically means that McDonald's is Slurm...

Email from a RE agent... :0)
By turtledove  9 comments, latest 9 months ago:
SoftShell says Oh...Sorry! I have a'soft shell' today. turtledove says (I did the bike with my pregnant wife, 4,6, and 8 year old in circa 15 minutes, by myself in circa 5-10 minutes)

Pretty big budget cut thanks to Patnet... Other ideas?
By turtledove  44 comments, latest 9 months ago:
Quigley says The biggest money saver I've discovered is a family budget that we stick to. Put the savings money in savings first, so you're not tempted to splurge. If you don't make a plan...

Stocks soar to new records on hopes for continued stimulus
By turtledove  posted 10 months ago:
Investors are calmed after Fed chief Ben Bernanke says stimulus programs will continue for the foreseeable future. The stock market streaked to new highs Thursday as investors remained hopeful that the Federal Reserve's easy money...

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