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Forum: The Mud Box 09-18-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2,623
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Posted By sandbagger
can't remember who it was, but I saw a pretty...

can't remember who it was, but I saw a pretty good comparative analysis of Argentina then (1980s) and Europe now. The gist of it was that our banks were very heavily leveraged into Argentine bonds...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-10-2011, 11:20 AM
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Views: 305,097
Posted By sandbagger
Or maybe folks are deciding to spend it while it...

Or maybe folks are deciding to spend it while it will still buy something. At least they will be comfy when things fall apart.
Forum: The Mud Box 09-05-2011, 01:26 AM
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Views: 305,097
Posted By sandbagger
the collapse of the Euro was inevitable from the...

the collapse of the Euro was inevitable from the start - let's just let it happen so we can move on to more rational policies in Europe. Yes, we'll have some short-time chaos and panic, but...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-02-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,335
Posted By sandbagger
windmills? How about those solar jobs? ...

windmills? How about those solar jobs?

Bankrupt solar company with fed backing has cozy ties to Obama admin...
Forum: The Mud Box 08-29-2011, 11:31 PM
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Views: 305,097
Posted By sandbagger
Lots of good stuff on the Internet, Tammara, but...

Lots of good stuff on the Internet, Tammara, but I don't put much stock in anything that doesn't identify the source. :foilhat:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-27-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 823
Posted By sandbagger
Welcome, Michele :yo: yes, a little more...

Welcome, Michele :yo:

yes, a little more detail please. What is the environment? Post a pitcher when you can - we like pitchers here at the JB forums. :yeah:
Forum: The Mud Box 08-25-2011, 01:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,361
Posted By sandbagger
I have a hard time imagining spending my entire...

I have a hard time imagining spending my entire life in the same zip code. Granted, I don't have to worry about moving an entire business, so my situation is quite different. OTOH, my moves were...
Forum: The Mud Box 08-25-2011, 12:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,482
Posted By sandbagger
put a Rhino on the bed of my 2000 Sonoma right...

put a Rhino on the bed of my 2000 Sonoma right after I bought it and it's doing fine. Granted I don't beat my truck like you guys but I believe it is warranted against failure of any kind. Much...
Forum: The Mud Box 08-21-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,526
Posted By sandbagger
Or what they conveniently leave out. "Bias by...

Or what they conveniently leave out. "Bias by omission" allows the MSM to shape the news in a far more insidious manner than creative editing. It's also much harder to get caught at it.

Last...
Forum: The Mud Box 08-20-2011, 11:32 PM
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Views: 305,097
Posted By sandbagger
remember, one of the reasons you don't see the...

remember, one of the reasons you don't see the family farms is the estate tax. Many families didn't have the capital resources to pay the 50% tax and had to sell. The big farms actually paid...
Forum: The Mud Box 08-20-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,940
Posted By sandbagger
OK, time for a counter-view. I think a thread...

OK, time for a counter-view. I think a thread like this is worth considering. Yes, the advice threads have pitchers, but you might easily have 200 posts between "before" and "after." Moreover, the...
Forum: The Mud Box 08-20-2011, 02:46 PM
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Views: 305,097
Posted By sandbagger
:scratch: While in general I don't disagree with...

:scratch: While in general I don't disagree with the thrust of your post (ie, pessimistic), this one jumped out at me. Generally speaking the small banks are doing just fine precisely because they...
Forum: The Mud Box 08-19-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,526
Posted By sandbagger
well, Roger, you're batting .250. Pitchers...

well, Roger, you're batting .250. Pitchers aside, if you played baseball you'd be sent back to the minors.

(in case you're wondering, I'll give you a bunt single on Nixon.)
Forum: The Mud Box 08-19-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 2,623
Views: 305,097
Posted By sandbagger
the real estate market will pick up right after...

the real estate market will pick up right after people go back to work - which will be right after Obama leaves office. It really isn't all that complicated.
Forum: The Mud Box 08-18-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,526
Posted By sandbagger
well, at least when Bush did it unemployment was...

well, at least when Bush did it unemployment was closer to to 5%. :stick:

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OOPS - looks like Laz beat me to it with the unemployment thing.

btw - the busses cost $1.1 million -...
Forum: The Mud Box 08-11-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 29,270
Posted By sandbagger
there he goes again......

catching a bit of the Iowa debate tonight while packing for a long weekend. As usual, the good Doc sounds more than reasonable on domestic issues like the Fed overreach and Obamacare. He should...
Forum: The Mud Box 08-07-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By sandbagger
This kind of thing has been in use for quite...

This kind of thing has been in use for quite awhile for rapid prototyping, though this appears a little more advanced than the last versions I saw. Moving parts is no small accomplishment and is...
Forum: The Mud Box 08-07-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,810
Posted By sandbagger
I thought Texas was an open carry state like AZ. ...

I thought Texas was an open carry state like AZ. :scratch:
Forum: The Mud Box 08-03-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,195
Posted By sandbagger
in Seattle, yet. That's what makes it all the...

in Seattle, yet. That's what makes it all the more amazing. :bow:
Forum: The Mud Box 07-31-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,515
Posted By sandbagger
look at it this way - this guy is putting food on...

look at it this way - this guy is putting food on a lot of tables.

With all the complaining about rich people and corporations just sitting on their money I'd think the fact that the guy is...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-31-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,210
Posted By sandbagger
:fim:

:fim:
Forum: The Mud Box 07-31-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,210
Posted By sandbagger
:goodpost: excellent piece and well-written,...

:goodpost:

excellent piece and well-written, Steve. :bow:

that really belongs somewhere that will get a bigger audience.
Forum: The Mud Box 07-31-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,113
Posted By sandbagger
well, you get the real deal or a copy that is...

well, you get the real deal or a copy that is always trying to keep up.

Like Chad said, you just need iTunes. I know there are folks who actually reject the Apple products (iPhone, iPad, iPod)...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-30-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,515
Posted By sandbagger
Me thinks it's pretty cool, actually, and I...

Me thinks it's pretty cool, actually, and I continue to have trouble understanding the knee-jerk animus from folks just because of the size and/or cost. Why not give the guy a chance to finish it...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-26-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,342
Posted By sandbagger
(all together now....) tiiiiiiiiny bubbles, ...

(all together now....) tiiiiiiiiny bubbles, .......

:devil: :rofl: :devil2:
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