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We Texans are used to it actually. Let our slow speech and easy attitude fool you into believing we have low intelligence at your own peril. It seems to have worked out for Germany hasn't it?
Its either going to be boomers or gen x. As a gen x myself I have never considered SS as part of my retirement plans. I think some of the younger boomers are going to have to suck it up and take the hit with us though. Anyone under 55 right now should not expect any benefits if we are going to make any progress on this issue. I'm even willing to say we continue to pay for a set number of years for those within a couple of years of retirement or already drawing benefits so my kids and grand kids don't have to.
I too comment rarely. Many times someone else has posted something very similar to my ideas just put much more eloquently than I could. I stumbled across the podcast before there was a site and been hooked since. I stay impressed that it doesn't turn into a flame fest like so many other sites even though the discussion can get passionate.
I hope no one gets hurt but since this guy is an environmental activist is this a Liberal Event?
I have to agree with Admin. To me it seems the ISPs are trying to sell the same bandwidth to two different users; data providers and data users. They have already sold that bandwidth to me and you and it is no longer theirs to sell. I pay every month for access to a certain amount of data and it should not matter what the source of that data is. If they want to change how and what data gets to me then they need to deal with me. Its probably a bad analogy but its like they sold me a car and then tell me which roads I get to drive on. They can either sell me the bandwidth or sell the data providers the bandwidth but not both of us. Once they sell it then it is not theirs anymore.
You made me spill my coffee. Just not right.
It's a matter of care and concern. The government obviously does not have the expertise to handle this nor should they. I do believe that the president should be showing much more care and concern about this issue and facilitating the effort to stop it and clean up the mess. Instead the federal government is hindering the efforts of those that do know what they are doing and stalling others that want to help. Similar to the flooding in middle Tennessee the president has shown little or no concern for those affected. President Obama should be showing genuine concern for those who are affected and facilitating and not hindering the efforts of those actually trying to fix the problem. The last thing we need is the government "in charge of the situation" as he put it. I would have much rather heard that the government was making sure that the resources to stop, contain and clean up this spill where being provided to those that could do the job and the government was supporting all efforts. Maybe its just that I wasn't invited to eat quail eggs.
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