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      "Our" war means playing to our strengths...we...

      "Our" war means playing to our strengths...we spent 50+ years building a cold war machine and need a different approach for terrorist activities, as out greatest weapons, technology, capability,...
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      She's fine with it, she gave up a Marriott HQ...

      She's fine with it, she gave up a Marriott HQ management position and a career track to sr management to stay at home and raise our 4 kids. It's 7 figures lost...and I'll miss that but she also got...
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      About half of our 230 FTE's on my floor are...

      About half of our 230 FTE's on my floor are ex-Big 4.
      About half of our sr execs are ex PWC.
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      Agreed. However, as the vendor manager to all 4...

      Agreed. However, as the vendor manager to all 4 firms for my LOB...I know enough to know that those guys that didn't make the partnership cut aren't hurting. The ones that did...it's a nice life,...
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      Just do it, you'll be fine. I work with A type...

      Just do it, you'll be fine. I work with A type personality guys all day long who did the 15+ yrs of 70 hr weeks in public acct and made partner at a Big 4.
      Now in their 40s/50s they live a very...
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      I've only seen the original, is the remake worth...

      I've only seen the original, is the remake worth the $1.29 redbox?
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      It's actually 2036 or 2043, depending on the...

      It's actually 2036 or 2043, depending on the source and even later if there's another great recession.
      Not that I'm keeping up with this stuff or anything...:)
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      Easy answer! We didn't fight our war, we fought...

      Easy answer! We didn't fight our war, we fought a politically correct police action. For less money and time we could have easily run Iraq and Afghanistan back into the middle ages. I'll admit,...
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      Name one IT widget you've bought that was...

      Name one IT widget you've bought that was invented/innovated in China. You can't.



      So you think based on what "you" know...that's it for all real threats?



      I know all about it. Imagine...
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      If I earn 25% more than my wife in lifetime...

      If I earn 25% more than my wife in lifetime earnings to date because she took off 5 years (out of 20) to be a stay at home mom...do you think that's fair?
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      I think we'll kill them before they kill us. ;)...

      I think we'll kill them before they kill us. ;)

      Read this:

      http://foodtank.com/news/2013/08/western-fast-food-chains-flourish-in-china-rates-of-obesity-and-diabetes-sk
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      Depends on the college. There's one sorta close...

      Depends on the college. There's one sorta close to me where the rich and famous send their kids (under the radar) and along with a 4 star dining hall, they have dorms reselmbling high end hotel...
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      Grace and humility in a politics forum? Yea, ok....

      Grace and humility in a politics forum? Yea, ok. :rolleyes:
      My words to you are appropriately in-line with your posts and responses.
      You and a few others here despise the bootstrap stories,...
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      And yet they don't have a means to move those...

      And yet they don't have a means to move those troops anywhere from China. It's kinda difficult to put millions upon millions onto ships that don't exist and transport them 6000 miles by sea.
      Whereas...
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      First off, China making components doesn't mean...

      First off, China making components doesn't mean much. Compared to the US, Japan, SK, Germany...they don't invent much really. When it comes to new tech patents, researcher concentration, high tech...
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      Yes, but a 9/11 event doesn't mean we surrender...

      Yes, but a 9/11 event doesn't mean we surrender to a foreign military.
      And there's nothing China can do to us "hacking" wise that we don't already know how to do as well. They get a lot of current...
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      Not being funny here...just s 2015 realistic view...

      Not being funny here...just s 2015 realistic view of military strength and capability...

      China doesn't have the Navy/AF assets, technology, experience or investment to even make that happen. ...
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      I've done the "order this" but you are probably...

      I've done the "order this" but you are probably correct, not many do. Most use it for exact pricing and to see what they can configure.
      Here's what I do know...there isn't a single employee at my...
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      I'll give you this, your drivel has been...

      I'll give you this, your drivel has been consistent for 300+ pages.

      And FWIW...while I do believe I worked hard for everything I have, I also just happen to believe the masses that don't have what...
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      Several pages back I said what Kayla Mueller did...

      Several pages back I said what Kayla Mueller did in going to Syria was too dangerous and nave. I got called out for it by several posters.
      In seeing her dad interviewed on NBC this morning, he...
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