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  • Date: 12/9/13 11:21 AM
  • Number: 439819
  • Recommendations: 129
My wife died at 2:30 AM this morning. Her ordeal is finally over. Many thanks again to all who have expressed or thought condolences.

  • Date: 1/23/13 11:37 AM
  • Number: 414105
  • Recommendations: 113
I for one want to compliment you for all the beautiful referencing you do in your posts. all that work is much appreciated and I delight in your sharing it with us.

  • Date: 4/25/11 11:27 AM
  • Number: 358279
  • Recommendations: 111
Yesterday I turned 80. In my wildest dreams I never thought I would live so long. When I was 22 a contract physician for Big Oil* said that if I lived to 35, I would probably be in a wheel chair. My brother died when he was a bit over 74 (and had
  • Date: 3/1/08 11:20 AM
  • Number: 229566
  • Recommendations: 101
The ethanol subsidy may be the worst move ever by a government, or certainly one of the worst. First, you have to do a lot of calculating to determine that there is any carbon dioxide emissions advantage of ethanol over gasoline, and even that
  • Date: 4/25/16 10:47 PM
  • Number: 495342
  • Recommendations: 91
I was forced into retirement at the age of 64. I still had a lot in the tank and applied for 5 jobs that I thought I was qualified for, but I didn't make it into the final 6 in any of them (My age may have played a role.). My late wife said, at
  • Date: 12/5/13 2:42 PM
  • Number: 439608
  • Recommendations: 89
I regret to say that my wife had a hard fall on her bottom resulting in compression fractures of the spine three Sundays ago and after several days suffered a small stroke on the right side of the brain (so no speech). Somehow this hard fall and
  • Date: 6/15/11 4:39 PM
  • Number: 362883
  • Recommendations: 75
The ethanol business is a scam. You have to do a lot of calculating even to show that ethanol does reduce carbon dioxide emissions a little, but if you cut down a forest to grow corn, you come out behind.

In addition to the 45 cents a
  • Date: 12/5/08 8:46 PM
  • Number: 269158
  • Recommendations: 69
Don't we have any responsible executives in this country anymore? Here is an automobile company that sells more cars in the world than any other company who says they may have to declare bankruptcy before the year is over (less than four weeks
  • Date: 9/20/07 9:09 AM
  • Number: 3687
  • Recommendations: 60
Here is my list of consecutive years of dividend increases:

			   Consecutive	Consecutive	Year
Companies		   Dividends	Years Div.	Noted
		                Since	Increase	Increase	
Proctor & Gamble		1890	51		2007

  • Date: 10/4/13 12:37 PM
  • Number: 435583
  • Recommendations: 55
Let me start by saying that I am not wedded to the medical device tax, but I just don't understand the arguments against it. Getting rid of the tax is estimated to cost $23 billion over a decade ( (Continued...)
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