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    Our trailer has been parked outside for 17 years....

    Our trailer has been parked outside for 17 years. It has survived high winds, snow storms, etc. with no damage.
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    Predators are just part of the normal environment...

    Predators are just part of the normal environment out in the rural areas. We have foxes, coyotes, bobcats, etc.

    I am always fearful when mom comes to visit with her 13 lb dog. I'm waiting for...
  3. He deserves a fair trial. From some of the...

    He deserves a fair trial. From some of the things I've read about this, the guy has been robbed multiple times including have some guns stolen. One report which I don't know if it was accurate or...
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    Sorry JAGold but pointing out that people with...

    Sorry JAGold but pointing out that people with more education make more money is not exactly rocket science. You have pointed out perceived causes but what about potential solutions?
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    I think the best way is to go to your manager,...

    I think the best way is to go to your manager, express an interest in the promotion and then ask the manager what you need to do to be considered for a promotion. That way you have marketed...
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    You have a pressure tank in that system. It has...

    You have a pressure tank in that system. It has probably worn out.
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    Please note LaureKY his emphasis on unemployment....

    Please note LaureKY his emphasis on unemployment.

    Last year, the Economist (left leaning publication out of London) had a series of articles about income inequality. In one article they pointed...
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    Piketty is like a lot of academic economists, he...

    Piketty is like a lot of academic economists, he started with a foregone conclusion and desired outcome and worked backward. He is also pushing the current liberal holy grail of wealth taxation as a...
  9. Before making a lot of those changes that are...

    Before making a lot of those changes that are discussed, I'd make sure that people knew one important rule - you don't have to keep score. Either that, or have a maximum number of shots per hole. I...
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    Four years is not a long time. The reality of a...

    Four years is not a long time. The reality of a work environment is that promotions are harder to come by the higher you move up. It certainly doesn't help your situation that they know you are...
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    Given that you have had promotions would mean...

    Given that you have had promotions would mean there is not a discrimination going on. If management is crappy then it is just crappy management. Given the employee surveys that come out of the...
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    When I have had people work from home in the past...

    When I have had people work from home in the past there were a couple of things that were clearly specified.

    (1) That you would be working in a home office not the living room in front of the TV,...
  13. I'm a firm believer that house payment plus...

    I'm a firm believer that house payment plus utilities should not exceed 30%.

    I figure it this way. Taxes (of all types) are going to take 30% of your wages. Now you are down to 60%. If you take...
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    Chocolate covered bacon
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    Given the employment situation in the country...

    Given the employment situation in the country (and long term unemployment continually growing), I think I would be shooting for at least a year.
  16. Adjusting one year will lower the taxes on it and...

    Adjusting one year will lower the taxes on it and I am all for keeping as much tax money out of government hands as possible. The amount was only worth the one conversation, so I won't pursue it...
  17. Two things that don't go together - DMV and Logic

    So we got our personal property tax inventory and it lists our horse trailer which it always does. I notice that the inventory says it is a 1998 trailer. I think that is not right.

    So we go out...
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    I'll add: 1) No matter the job, dress...

    I'll add:

    1) No matter the job, dress professionally. It does not mean showing up in a suit for an entry level job but it means not showing up in jeans and sneakers.
    2) This will be unpopular...
  19. I've have thought for years that US riders...

    I've have thought for years that US riders suffered from soft scoring at home and then were shocked internationally when they did not receive the same low scores. It's not been unusual to see a US...
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    We have had that problem with a New Holland. My...

    We have had that problem with a New Holland. My wife had to shift forward in the seat to operate the pedals and the tractor shut off. The easy solution is to remove the plug and connect the two...
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    When the government was established it was never...

    When the government was established it was never envisioned that the the House and Senate would be full time jobs. Members went home on recess to tend to farms, run businesses, etc.

    Over the...
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    I don't get what the big deal is about late night...

    I don't get what the big deal is about late night hosts. All the shows are the same format that was originated back in the 50's.
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    We have a foxhound that came from the hunt. She...

    We have a foxhound that came from the hunt. She was a non-hunting fox hound. She used to be quite the wanderer but was always home for dinner. As she has gotten older, she is less inclined to go...
  24. When I had my implant done (front tooth) I was...

    When I had my implant done (front tooth) I was riding. They had to wait for the post to set and the dentist just glued the old tooth back in place for appearances sake. I was at Morven for a HT and...
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    I have had a set of Chicago Cutlery for over 20...

    I have had a set of Chicago Cutlery for over 20 years. They are still going strong.
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