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      That's because in 1776, the United States was a...

      That's because in 1776, the United States was a 100% libertarian place. It really wasn't until FDR that it started the slow nudge towards social democracy. By any rational analysis, LBJ's Great...
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      What you're saying is that successful people...

      What you're saying is that successful people process information quickly, efficiently, and make good decisions based on that attribute. I don't think it's "math", per se. It's the capability to...
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      Yep. Only 6% of the workforce maxes out their...

      Yep. Only 6% of the workforce maxes out their Social Security. That's $118,500 this year. Not many people get to 5%-er household income unless they're married with dual income.
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      A ski buddy of mine was handed the family...

      A ski buddy of mine was handed the family business. Their big claim to fame was they made those metal Sears Craftsman tool boxes. Sears went plastic from China. My friend went bankrupt. He had a...
    5. They're sub-$100 on Amazon....

      They're sub-$100 on Amazon.
      http://brondell.com/heated-toilet-seat/lumawarm-heated-nighlight-toilet-seat.html

      I hate cold bathrooms. I have PEX tubing running under my bathroom floor and a...
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      Bwahahaha! I just flooded my keyboard with...

      Bwahahaha! I just flooded my keyboard with coffee. The irony meter just pegged. If daddy hadn't handed you a job in the family company, you'd be pumping gas or cooking fries with weekend wedding...
    7. 3+ inches. :laugh: Had to. :P

      3+ inches.

      :laugh:

      Had to. :P
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      In my personal experience with 34 years kicking...

      In my personal experience with 34 years kicking around development engineering, in those conditions Bob and Sally make exactly the same money. In many cases, Sally makes better money because she's...
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      With the incidence of stay-at-home dads, I think...

      With the incidence of stay-at-home dads, I think it's a bit more common than 1000:1, but yeah.

      In all my tech startups, we typically didn't see the problem until the venture capital C round when...
    10. Most years, the snow mostly melts between storms...

      Most years, the snow mostly melts between storms in Boston. It wouldn't make sense to budget for all the labor and equipment to remove snow from city streets and sidewalks. This is looking to be a...
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      Anti-GMO is a religion. You can't apply logic...

      Anti-GMO is a religion. You can't apply logic and facts to a religion. You just "believe".

      The problem I have is that organic, where avoiding foods with pesticides in them, is a damned good...
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      An outright lie. They even made a movie and a...

      An outright lie. They even made a movie and a rebooted movie about it.

      Wolverines!!

      http://www.aceshowbiz.com/images/still/red-dawn-image06.jpg
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      Those aren't tech startups. They're big,...

      Those aren't tech startups. They're big, profitable corporations who can afford to cross train people to compensate for mommy track employees. If the venture capitalists have given you $30...
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      I've co-existed with mommy track co-workers in...

      I've co-existed with mommy track co-workers in all my tech startups. We're all working 60+ to get a quality product out the door. The mommy track co-worker punches out promptly at 5pm and has a ton...
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      That's the 10+% (excluding Asians) I'm referring...

      That's the 10+% (excluding Asians) I'm referring to.

      Asian 3%
      White 10%
      Black 12%
      Hispanic 13%

      Citation using year old data:...
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      If you look at college enrollment data, this is...

      If you look at college enrollment data, this is looking like it's going to change fairly quickly. Other than for Asians where male and female college enrollment is at parity, women now outnumber men...
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      For many smaller businesses, you just told them...

      For many smaller businesses, you just told them to never hire women since there's no way in the world you're going to get Congress to fund something like that when today's programs already have...
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      For a first offense? I guess it depends on the...

      For a first offense? I guess it depends on the insurance company and how they treat younger drivers.
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      Think how many Chinese restaurants there are in...

      Think how many Chinese restaurants there are in the United States. Those are secret staging areas for the People's Liberation Army. It's not called General Tsao's chicken for nothing. There's an...
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      I'm not sure it's worth the money on an attorney...

      I'm not sure it's worth the money on an attorney but it's certainly worth a trip to court. I don't see how you'd ever make back the attorney's fees on a $250 ticket and it's only 4 points. If it...
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