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Impact of recent interest rate jumps.
by nope on 8 Jul 2013   3 comments, latest 11 years ago
Has anybody noticed a market shift now that interest rates have climbed 30%? I still don't see any inventory around here so it seems that the market isn't changing. ...

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Sell or rent old house?
by nope on 5 May 2013   12 comments, latest 11 years ago
Ground breaking on my new home starts next week. We expect completion in November. I'm not sure what to do with my current place. We had it appraised last ...

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kidnapper
by nope on 4 Feb 2013   139 comments, latest 11 years ago
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02

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dumb ass loses his right to carry a gun.
by nope on 22 Jan 2013   7 comments, latest 11 years ago
http://www.salon.com/2013/01/1 Making sure the "wrong people" don't have guns is apparently as simple as watching YouTube.

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Why gun control wont really work.
by nope on 10 Jan 2013   84 comments, latest 11 years ago
I'm completely anti gun, but I've concluded that in the long run, gun control can't work. The reason is 3d printers. I've now seen two very good proposals for ...

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Does anyone have experience with building a custom home?
by nope on 17 Nov 2012   170 comments, latest 11 years ago
I've decided that since I have to live out in the 'burbs anyway, I might as well live in the perfect house. 9 out of 10 builders around here ...

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Why aren't houses much smaller?
by nope on 12 May 2012   16 comments, latest 12 years ago
With everything going digital, there's little need for storage for books, movies, or music. Appliances, electronics, and heating / cooling / plumbing equipment has all radically shrunk in size ...

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Happy Loyalty day!
by nope on 1 May 2012   4 comments, latest 12 years ago
I celebrated by not committing treason. How about you?

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Why are Romney and Santorum so awkward?
by nope on 28 Feb 2012   Posted 12 years ago
Watching these guys talk is so bizarre. It reminds me of highschool, when the freshmen would have to give a speech in front of the class. These are both ...

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Shared without comment.
by nope on 17 Jan 2012   46 comments, latest 12 years ago
http://www.pnas.org/content/ea

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Why do Republicans want a second Obama term so badly?
by nope on 22 Jan 2012   19 comments, latest 12 years ago
The way this primary is going, it's pretty clear that the Republicans are no longer even pretending to care about the election. Instead, this seems like a fairly public ...

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If you were president, how would you have handled the NDAA?
by nope on 11 Jan 2012   12 comments, latest 12 years ago
I've seen a lot of people criticizing obama for not vetoing the NDAA due to the provisions "re asserting" the executive branch's authority to detain terrorism suspects without trial. ...

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Atheist jerk dies
by nope on 15 Dec 2011   41 comments, latest 12 years ago
Not that he was a jerk for being an atheist, of course. https://www.google.com/search?

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Happy Birthday, Jesus!
by nope on 24 Dec 2011   2 comments, latest 12 years ago
I don't really give a damn if you were just a nutty dude who wanted people to be nice to each other or some divine being. Anyone who gives ...

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Cause of housing crash discovered
by nope on 14 Dec 2011   1 comment, latest 12 years ago
http://boingboing.net/2011/12/ #housing

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New year, same problem. What to do with $100k?
by nope on 3 Dec 2011   31 comments, latest 12 years ago
Hello patnet. Last year I had $100k and no good investment options. I decided to dump $50k into my house ($25k in remodeling, $25k paid towards the principal on ...

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Santa Claus is a communist foreigner who is brainwashing your children.
by nope on 28 Nov 2011   15 comments, latest 12 years ago
Discuss.

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Where did the anti-science/technology mentality of American society come from?
by nope on 29 Jan 2011   113 comments, latest 12 years ago
Something I've noticed a lot as I've gotten older is that american society has become increasingly hostile towards science and technology. Now, obviously we love the fruits of this ...

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Republicans are cowards
by nope on 27 Nov 2011   17 comments, latest 12 years ago
Reading this made me actually laugh out loud: http://www.cnn.com/2011/11/27/ Apparently "across the board spending cut" is automatically weighted too heavily against the military. Of course, these are the same ...

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Is the GOP intentionally throwing 2012?
by nope on 9 Nov 2011   11 comments, latest 12 years ago
After watching Rick Perry struggle to name three departments of the executive branch, I came to the conclusion that the GOP has no intention of competing in 2012. I'm ...

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Why are Republicans campaigning on raising taxes?
by nope on 25 Oct 2011   30 comments, latest 12 years ago
Herman Cain's proposed policy would raise taxes on about half of all Americans. Rick Perry's proposed policy would raise taxes on about 90% of all Americans. I...don't get it. ...

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Is Romney a total moron?
by nope on 8 Sep 2011   12 comments, latest 12 years ago
I've seen a few articles discussing Rick Perry's intelligence, but for the most part I think he just plays dumb when pandering to his base. Romney, on the other ...

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Warren Buffet calls for higher taxes on rich people
by nope on 14 Aug 2011   7 comments, latest 13 years ago
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08

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Republicans got their wish
by nope on 5 Aug 2011   3 comments, latest 13 years ago
We starved the beast and now its dead. A bathtub now holds the corpse. Reliving the 19th century is'going to be awesome. I can be the next billy the ...

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I can't wait to be a member of the privileged class
by nope on 29 Jul 2011   9 comments, latest 13 years ago
Since it has become clear that the tea party has taken over the government and wants to eliminate social safety nets and the middle class in general, I've decided ...

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The best part of the coming shutdown: It'll end the wars.
by nope on 23 Feb 2011   4 comments, latest 13 years ago
Americans love the wars, despite polls to the contrary. Most will say something vague about not being happy about the direction that they're going, but outright criticism of the ...

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Government overthrow of the week: Algeria
by nope on 12 Feb 2011   2 comments, latest 13 years ago
http://mashable.com/2011/02/12 The last time this many countries had this many unhappy citizens it resulted in world war 2.

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Hope
by nope on 23 Jan 2011   59 comments, latest 13 years ago
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/201 Imagine a political system where differences were laid out in real terms and not turned into hyperbole and outright lies. Imagine a political system where irrelevant issues were ...

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How would you fix the 2011 budget?
by nope on 2 Jan 2011   49 comments, latest 13 years ago
The current budget is broken down roughly as follows: $929B - Defense $898B - Health care (medicare, medicaid) $788B - Pensions (Social Security, government employee pensions, etc.) $464B - ...

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A really great post about religion and government at the founding
by nope on 3 Jan 2011   2 comments, latest 13 years ago
This is worth a read. What I found surprising after reading it was learning that the author is actually religious himself. http://slacktivist.typepad.com

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What would you do with $50,000 in cash right now?
by nope on 17 Oct 2010   42 comments, latest 13 years ago
I currently have $50,000 sitting in a savings account that pays less than 1%. This is basically a safety net. I have very little fear of losing my job, ...

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Thanks for cutting my taxes even further.
by nope on 8 Dec 2010   9 comments, latest 13 years ago
Based on my calculations, between the social security holiday and holding the bush tax rates, I'm going to be paying about $15k less in taxes next year. I'm using ...

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Boehner wont fix the deficit.
by nope on 7 Nov 2010   21 comments, latest 13 years ago
In fact, he intends to make it worse. Republican proposal: - roll back non military discretionary spending to 2008 levels. This saves $100b - eliminate graduate grants. This saves ...

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Nice timing on QE2
by nope on 3 Nov 2010   2 comments, latest 13 years ago
Announcing the day after an election, when you know that nobody is really paying attention. If this doesn't work, what do you think they'll try next? My vote is ...

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This has to be the most awesome office seeking candidate this year
by nope on 18 Oct 2010   12 comments, latest 13 years ago
This guy is amazing http://www.youtube.com/watch?v I'd vote for him just for his awesome beard.

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It's going to be really good for Obama if the GOP manages to take both houses.
by nope on 16 Oct 2010   Posted 13 years ago
Once they're the party in power, they can't vote against things just to say that they're fighting the "liberal agenda", and will have to at least appear to be ...

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Class warfare would be a really good way to settle economic issues
by nope on 13 Oct 2010   17 comments, latest 13 years ago
I'm talking about actual warfare. We break the country up into four groups: Group A, the "rich" -- People who have enough money to never have to work again ...

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you cant support military spending and oppose progressive taxation
by nope on 19 Sep 2010   15 comments, latest 13 years ago
Wealth and income are concentrated disproportionately on a small percentage of the population. The vast majority of federal income taxes go to pay for the military (social security and ...

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how can you support free trade and the free market?
by nope on 8 Sep 2010   2 comments, latest 13 years ago
Free trade between countries with radically different levels of government intervention is not possible. Foreign companies may not operate thir own businesses in china without partnering with local companies. ...

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Joe Lieberman wants to strip Americans of their citizenship
by nope on 8 May 2010   5 comments, latest 14 years ago
Apparently Joe thinks that it's ridiculous that we have to follow the constitution when it comes to dealing with American citizens accused of a crime, so he's got a ...
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