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National Political Incorrectness Day
by someone else on 19 Sep 2015  531 comments, latest 2 days ago
How about a national day where everyone is encouraged to say politically incorrect things? What would you say? You don't have to actually believe what you say, it just has...

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Equal post-conception rights for men
by someone else on 19 Jan 2017  435 comments, latest a year ago
Unmarried men should have equal post-conception rights including ability to refuse financial obligation for a child where the woman unilaterally decides to continue the pregnancy. Let's call it the affirmative...

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Why are there medical care reform links on patrick.net?
by someone else on 11 Aug 2009  423 comments, latest 9 years ago
My reply to a reader who called me an "Obama zombie" for supporting medical care reform that would save her ass along with the rest of us. Hi Kerri, it...

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Protecting Your Savings
by someone else on 27 Jan 2008  390 comments, latest 11 years ago
With the government now mounting a full-scale assault against savers by cutting interest rates, attempting to keep housing prices unreasonably high, and even handing out raw cash (do I...

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Refi Interest Trap?
by someone else on 28 Mar 2008  354 comments, latest 10 years ago
A reader writes: Word from the IRS is that they are auditing people based on refiances on their house. If you refied and pulled money out of the house...

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Blue Shield Raised Our Rates 73% In One Year (healthcare.gov)
by someone else on 27 Dec 2010  352 comments, latest 6 years ago
Blue Shield has raised our rates so many times recently that I decided to graph it. We have a very high deductible plan because I'm trying to be self-employed and...

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Invitation to Financial Suicide
by someone else on 1 Jan 2008  341 comments, latest 11 years ago
Found by reader Larry, when cleaning out the garage of his rental place: #housing

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Stock Market Hates Bailout
by someone else on 6 Oct 2008  327 comments, latest 10 years ago
Great, after the stock market spasm last Monday when it looked like the bailout would not pass, we get the same thing this Monday when it does pass. So...

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A Modest Proposal
by someone else on 24 Jan 2008  323 comments, latest 11 years ago
How about some legislation with the express intent to LOWER house prices, unlike the crap legislation we're getting from Pelosi and Barney Frank designed to make housing less affordable?...

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Banks pay no property tax on foreclosures? (en.wikipedia.org)
by someone else on 23 Jun 2008  320 comments, latest 10 years ago
On Jun 23, 2008, at 11:49 AM, A Guy wrote: Long time reader...and, luckily, a renter here. I would like to bounce an idea off of you. I hear that...

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Lower Rents (baltimoresun.com)
by someone else on 17 Jan 2008  318 comments, latest 11 years ago
Given the record level of empty housing, rents seem to be falling in most parts of the country. But my own rent went up for the first time in...

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Equity gains more than wiped out by equity loans
by someone else on 2 Apr 2008  318 comments, latest 6 years ago
From a reader: Americans now own less than 50% of their home for the first time in many years. What I did not hear in the press is that...

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More Missing Listings
by someone else on 9 Jan 2008  315 comments, latest 11 years ago
From patrick.net reader M.K. Last time I visited Stockton (4415 Abruzzi Circle, Stockton, CA), I saw an entire row of houses for sale. But only one home was listed...

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Brave engineer at Google states biological facts (gizmodo.com)
by someone else on 7 Aug 2017  311 comments, latest a year ago
Woohoo! There is a small break in the dam holding back scientific truth about gender. http://gizmodo.com/exclusive-h A software engineer’s 10-page screed (sic) against Google’s diversity initiatives is going viral inside...

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Owner Identity
by someone else on 22 Aug 2007  308 comments, latest 11 years ago
How can the public easily get the identity of the owner of any given address? I know Property Shark gives away this information if you sign up for a...

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Government deaf to simple plea: less debt!
by someone else on 21 Apr 2008  307 comments, latest 10 years ago
Saver: I'd really like lower house prices instead of "affordability" programs that just tell me to get deeply into debt. Government: How about the nice mortgage debt interest deduction?...

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Prices Shaved 33% In Modesto, CA
by someone else on 4 Sep 2007  306 comments, latest 11 years ago
I was just talking to a realtor this morning, and he said that typical prices in his area (Modesto) are down from $450K last year to $300K this year....

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Prices and Days On Market
by someone else on 13 Jan 2008  305 comments, latest 11 years ago
Sale prices are always given as an absolute number, without context. The reality is that falling prices can be masked to some extent by a longer number of days...

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Bear Stearns Bailout To Pay Bonuses?
by someone else on 16 Mar 2008  300 comments, latest 10 years ago
From a reader: Did everyone forget that Wall St. bonuses get paid in march? The Fed just guaranteed all of Bear's bonus checks will clear, $3+ billion! The company...

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Effective Protest Against Bailouts
by someone else on 28 Feb 2008  286 comments, latest 11 years ago
The NY Times illustrated nicely that most people are against paying their neighbor's mortgage: But readers aren’t biting. More than 400 vehement reader comments on the Times’ site ran...
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The Housing Trap
You're being set up to spend your life paying off a debt you don't need to take on, for a house that costs far more than it should. The conspirators are all around you, smiling to lure you in, carefully choosing their words and watching your reactions as they push your buttons, anxiously waiting for the moment when you sign the papers that will trap you and guarantee their payoff. Don't be just another victim of the housing market. Use this book to defend your freedom and defeat their schemes. You can win the game, but first you have to learn how to play it.
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