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  • Date: 12/22/14 12:30 PM
  • Number: 63136
  • Recommendations: 0
Filled up on Saturday for $1.99

Saw $1.89 gas yesterday.


$1.90 yesterday at Costco near me.

Of course, with the Prius, I use about 7.5 gallons a month.

Commie pinko enviro-whack treehugger!
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  • Date: 12/22/14 11:16 AM
  • Number: 63133
  • Recommendations: 1
"I'm sure you don't recall, but I also used to live in Palatine. Got on Northwest Tollway lots of times right around Route 53. It costs $1.50 to get from there to its end at the Kennedy, again, cash toll."

Yeah....but that was

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  • Date: 12/21/14 10:44 PM
  • Number: 63131
  • Recommendations: 2
"the high school of the DFW 'burb I live in has WORSE averages than the high school that served the apartment complex I lived in when going to school in Oregon!"

Well, obviously you chose to live there. Your choice. I chose to

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  • Date: 12/21/14 9:09 PM
  • Number: 63126
  • Recommendations: 0
You sure do. July and August are sizzling. Most of Washington DC can't wait to escape the summer heat.

In Washington DC, the average high temperatures in July and August are 88 and 86, respectively. (Continued...)
  • Date: 12/21/14 8:43 PM
  • Number: 63121
  • Recommendations: 0
I live in Plano. I have the homestead exemption. My house (4 bedrooms, pool, 3 baths, living room, family room, dining room, 2400 sq feet.....appraised at 246,345 and the tax bill is

exactly $4222.36


Senior Exemption, right?
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  • Date: 12/21/14 5:33 PM
  • Number: 63112
  • Recommendations: 19
I keep thinking my sister keeps paying near $14,000 a year in real estate taxes if Gaithersburg MD.....for a 35 year old house. Good school system....but ouch! Expensive....600-800K homes in the neighborhood.....and no swimming pool
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  • Date: 12/21/14 5:30 PM
  • Number: 63110
  • Recommendations: 19
Well, you can live in TX in a Dallas or Houston suburb in a $250,000 house and pay $4200 in real estate/school tax.

Name the 'burb, Tele. Go right ahead. Cheapest rates I saw when I was checking were in Flower Mound/Double Oak at
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  • Date: 12/19/14 6:15 PM
  • Number: 1976433
  • Recommendations: 3
Goofy's joke of the day

It was jerryab who said that, not Goofy. C'mon tele, can't you get SOMETHING correct?

-synchronicity
  • Date: 12/19/14 5:14 PM
  • Number: 1976421
  • Recommendations: 45
Collectively, the top 1% made about 22% of all income reported in 2012, but paid 38% of total federal income taxes collected.


Now if 47% or more pay zip, is that fair?


Well, at least some of those "47%" are
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  • Date: 12/18/14 12:22 PM
  • Number: 886523
  • Recommendations: 1
I disagree that where you went to high school is a major social class indicator. We had rich folks in our high school and we had not so rich folks.

Depends on the area, and depends on the high school. I can assure you that in my
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