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Elderlaw questions
by CL in #misc on 18 Jul 2017  10 comments, latest 4 months ago
What are some good, basic questions or goals to have in an initial consult with an Elderlaw attorney? TIA!!

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Anyone have experience with QPRT?
by CL in #housing on 19 Jun 2017  6 comments, latest 4 months ago
Are they expensive? Any opinions pro or con regarding their efficacy, impact or anything? Thanks! #housing #investing #estate #trusts

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IT Bonuses and Structure SF
by CL in #misc on 13 Jun 2017  8 comments, latest 5 months ago
How much should bonuses by for IT management in SF? What are the criteria used to determine that, typically? Thanks!

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Reverse Mortgages question
by CL in #misc on 24 Apr 2017  16 comments, latest 6 months ago
My folks were looking into a reverse mortgage, so I thought I'd ask you guys a few questions. 1) Are they a bad idea in general? 2) I have a...

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Republicans were against Kennedy's rising tide (economix.blogs.nytimes.com)
by CL in #misc on 11 May 2017  Posted 6 months ago
https://economix.blogs.nytimes "When the tax cut came up for a final vote in the House of Representatives on Sept. 25, 1963, only 48 Republicans supported it; 126 voted against it. Nevertheless,...

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Housing rights question
by CL in #housing on 20 Apr 2017  10 comments, latest 7 months ago
Ran into an Uber driver today who said he's living in an in-law unit (a tool shed, in his description), and upon move-in, was told that he'd be responsible for...

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Trumpcare bill even less popular than Trump, or Congress (washingtonpost.com)
by CL in #misc on 23 Mar 2017  47 comments, latest 7 months ago
https://www.washingtonpost.com "According to Quinnipiac, only 17 percent of Americans approve of the bill — and only 6 percent of the country supports it strongly. (Congress is approved of by 21...

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Schroedinger's cat
by CL in #misc on 30 Aug 2013  30 comments, latest 8 months ago
Using Schrödinger's cat reveals that things can be in 2 states at the same time (and I reckon are influenced by the observer if the box is opened.) I understand...

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CBO
by CL in #misc on 14 Mar 2017  4 comments, latest 8 months ago
Do we have evidence that it is usually right, or that it's usually wrong?

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Why did Hillary's email server matter again?
by CL in #misc on 3 Mar 2017  20 comments, latest 8 months ago
What supposed principles were at work/violated by the private email server? And although Trump attacked her viciously for that, is his team an improvement in terms of Cybersecurity?

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Establishment clause, Due Process, etc
by CL in #politics on 30 Jan 2017  Posted 10 months ago
Quick question/tutorial/refresher: Some constitutional rights and other resultant legal documents refer to "people" and "within its jurisdiction", whereas others are afforded to "citizens". Would it be true to assert that...

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The primary voter
by CL in #politics on 14 Nov 2016  19 comments, latest a year ago
It would seem that, while the Dems are supposedly soul-searching, the truth is any Democrat with less negatives probably would have trounced Trump. The primary voters on the Democratic side...

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Weird deal as my in-laws sell the MIL's house
by CL in #misc on 31 Oct 2016  35 comments, latest a year ago
The MIL has now moved into a facility, which is a desirable outcome overall. As is common and predictable, there were some disagreements and acrimony related to the POAs and...

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Bear it!
by CL in #housing on 14 May 2012  35 comments, latest a year ago
Here are some things I think seem true to me, but could be refuted by you geniuses. If we have hit any bottom, we need a counterargument to the below....

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Mini Coopers
by CL in #misc on 26 Jul 2016  18 comments, latest a year ago
Anybody have a strong feeling about them? I was toying with buying one for the wife to replace my Volt.

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401K timing
by CL in #investing on 19 Jul 2016  17 comments, latest a year ago
I've maxed out since back when I was poor, and continue to do so. As time progressed, what used to be a same sized contribution each month has turned into...

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Roger Ailes Out at Fox News Amid Sexual Harrassment Allegations (Report) - Holly (hollywoodreporter.com)
by CL in #misc on 19 Jul 2016  Posted a year ago
http://www.hollywoodreporter.c

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Bonuses in the Bay Area
by CL in #misc on 27 Jun 2016  Posted a year ago
Given the current employment/economic environment in the SF Bay area, what is a reasonable amount to expect, in dollars or as a percent, for management, senior management, or executive level?...

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~60%
by CL in #misc on 10 Apr 2016  48 comments, latest 2 years ago
What would you say to someone who claims to pay over 50% in taxes? Another claimed to be approaching 60%, ostensibly because they have a couple jobs and a sole...

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Anyone use Sprint in the Bay Area?
by CL in #misc on 24 Mar 2016  7 comments, latest 2 years ago
Is it terrible or anything else to worry about? I have an AT&T iPhone 5 for the missus, but she barely uses it except on wifi and doesn't travel all...
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