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    07-14-2019, 02:23 PM
    peb replied to a thread Federer v Nadal today in The Bilge
    Such a great match. Didn't turn out the way I wished. But my gosh. I will take the unusual stance and say I do not think either player was at...
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    07-13-2019, 11:23 AM
    peb replied to a thread Evil socialised medical care in The Bilge
    Would have cost me hundreds, that's after a $1450/month insurance premium.
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    07-13-2019, 11:20 AM
    Gary, sorry to hear it. My completely uneducated guess, more than 20K. That's the parking fee at the hospital. Which I had advice, but I don't.
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    07-12-2019, 07:58 PM
    peb replied to a thread Phillip Allen RIP in The Bilge
    RIP Phillip
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    07-12-2019, 07:49 PM
    peb started a thread Gold standard question in The Bilge
    Ok, I know there are a couple of folks around here with some substantial economic training. This question is primarily asked of them. Today, the...
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    07-12-2019, 05:28 PM
    In this day and age, the assumption should be yes, they will get into everything. Now when I was a kid, we had rifles and shot guns leaning against...
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    07-12-2019, 04:16 PM
    Yea, I say it is. I think it is based on the simple assumption, we have the right to life. I agree with Locke/Jefferson on this. (Note lets not...
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    07-12-2019, 04:05 PM
    Well, we tend to agree on this. The General welfare is a purely political/social issue, an important one to be sure, but that is all.
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    07-12-2019, 03:53 PM
    We crossed post, and I just addressed that issue. I only given rights as a nod to Jefferson. Go back to Locke.
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    07-12-2019, 03:52 PM
    Hey, I jumped in late also. Didn't bother to read much of it at all. Didn't really intent to steal the party, so perhaps its best that we are...
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    07-12-2019, 03:45 PM
    No, I think you definitiely falls in with Hobbes theory of rights. Certainly not accusing you of Calvinism.
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    07-12-2019, 03:16 PM
    So you are more have a believer of Hobbes, I prefer to think more along the lines of Locke (although my thinking follows more from Catholic social...
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    07-12-2019, 02:51 PM
    Of course I benefit from those things. But that's not the point of this thread. I stated explicitly if we are considering how to provide...
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    07-12-2019, 02:37 PM
    I don't like it much at all. If considering the question as a human right or not, I am not in the least concerned about what benefits others. ...
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    07-12-2019, 02:30 PM
    You are welcome. No its not a clear line, it never will be. What part do you think I missed?
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    07-12-2019, 02:22 PM
    Ok, I was active on the ACA thread, so I guess I will weigh in on this thread, and Keith's first sentence is a good Segway for my thoughts on if...
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    07-12-2019, 01:44 PM
    peb replied to a thread Federer v Nadal today in The Bilge
    Well it took him 5 match points, 2 in the previous game, 3 in the final game, but Federer held serve to win. Wow, those last two games were...
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    07-12-2019, 01:34 PM
    peb replied to a thread Federer v Nadal today in The Bilge
    Nadal just escaped from two match points to hold his serve. He will at least make Federer serve it out. 5-4 in the fourth.
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    07-12-2019, 01:13 PM
    peb replied to a thread Federer v Nadal today in The Bilge
    Yea I know that's your point. I agree with you. And they are both class acts as far as I can tell. Big fan here f both, but more so Federer.
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    07-12-2019, 01:04 PM
    peb replied to a thread Federer v Nadal today in The Bilge
    Federer just broke Nadal in the fourth. Nadal has his back against the wall now.
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    07-12-2019, 01:02 PM
    peb replied to a thread Federer v Nadal today in The Bilge
    Well Nadal is not that old, 33. Although from a historical standpoint in tennis, that is rather old. Federer is 37, is getting to be...
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    07-12-2019, 12:48 PM
    peb replied to a thread Federer v Nadal today in The Bilge
    Quick update, Federer is now up 2 sets to 1
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    07-12-2019, 12:43 PM
    Try this for a better source of info. I think the one we are interested in is figure 4: ...
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    07-12-2019, 12:42 PM
    Norman, those amounts of $5900 deductible is per person, I was referring to family level deductibles. If I was to choose a per person deductible,...
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    07-12-2019, 12:30 PM
    Those are your sources? The first does not address the timing of insurance rate increases at all. The second seems to be a ObamaCare defender...
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    07-12-2019, 12:10 PM
    Having a hard time reconciling these two statements, since most of the people who are now insured under ObamaCare but were not insured before hand...
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    07-12-2019, 11:24 AM
    Who said anything about it being unconstitutional. As for the GOP fixing it, I have no hope at all. My point was that George's original...
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    07-12-2019, 10:44 AM
    George, show me the data that indicates overall premium increases under ACA were predominantly in 2018 and 2019, as opposed to 2013-2017. You...
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    07-12-2019, 10:24 AM
    Yes, the oil in the teak would bother me the most. But people lay teak on top of plywood for decks all the time and it seems to last a good long...
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    07-12-2019, 10:22 AM
    peb replied to a thread the dark web in The Bilge
    I have certainly felt tempted to check them out before, and even other things done on the "dark web" that we hear about. Somehow, I have always...
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