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  • Date: 5/20/15 12:54 AM
  • Number: 2000227
  • Recommendations: 47
All I know is that my retirement would be worth twice as much without Socialist Security. :-P

People who claim that usually get the math wrong.
Typically, they add up their SS contributions over their entire career and then
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  • Date: 5/16/15 2:53 AM
  • Number: 1999814
  • Recommendations: 0

After reading a few other articles, it seems that technically, President Obama is right - but practically, it is wrong to say that Chlorine is not a chemical weapon.


Every country in the world has and uses chlorine - it is a
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  • Date: 5/16/15 2:51 AM
  • Number: 1999813
  • Recommendations: 0
And what do think was the "poison gas" used widely in WWI by the USA and others.

Chlorine can be used as a chemical weapon, but it's much less effective than other agents.
Chlorine is also a basic material used in the
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  • Date: 5/14/15 9:52 AM
  • Number: 1999637
  • Recommendations: 24
That being the case, we see the actual costs of these procedures, services, medications, etc. I assure you, they are as high or higher than they are in the United States and they are significant.

1. All European countries spend a FAR
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  • Date: 5/12/15 1:13 AM
  • Number: 472855
  • Recommendations: 4
A design for the job of ground attack, not a substitution by a plane designed for another purpose.

If there was a public tender for a plane with the A-10's role today, you would end up with a modified sub-sonic version of the F-35
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  • Date: 4/29/15 5:57 AM
  • Number: 472125
  • Recommendations: 4
Low interest rates don't only "borrow demand from the future", they also make demand possible that would otherwise not exist.
For example, low capital costs are KEY to solar power investments, which are mostly up-front.
A solar
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  • Date: 4/17/15 2:44 AM
  • Number: 61697
  • Recommendations: 0

So why didn't private companies prepare for that? If it was so predictable, where are the private industry solutions to the water crisis? In your link, all those proposed desalination plants were being built using state subsidies and

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  • Date: 3/24/15 2:39 AM
  • Number: 14058
  • Recommendations: 0
I was kind of hoping I could get "non-compliance" in there somewhere, but I suppose I'll go with Sheila's/Wessex's solution.
  • Date: 3/24/15 2:37 AM
  • Number: 470025
  • Recommendations: 2
But in this case, I am mystified, because the myopic greed isn't there - people are buying bonds, even long-term ones, that will very likely not earn them much of a real return for years, even decades. I just don't get it. The stupidity is
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  • Date: 3/23/15 9:15 AM
  • Number: 469993
  • Recommendations: 5
But with the very large percentages of cash on balance sheets (including my own accounts), perhaps any liquidity crisis could be rapidly averted.

All that is required for the economy to melt down is a sufficient number of people
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