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What if banks were run like elections?

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Re: What if banks were run like elections?

Postby jman111 » Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:07 am

Sandi wrote:It still does not move me out of the 47 percent.

Whiner.
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Re: What if banks were run like elections?

Postby Sandi » Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:14 am

jman111 wrote:
Sandi wrote:It still does not move me out of the 47 percent.

Whiner.


Right :D , though more would be nice I can get by just fine.

It took some belt tightening when I was forced to retire after a quadruple by-pass, but I have no complaints.
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Re: What if banks were run like elections?

Postby jman111 » Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:23 am

Sandi wrote: ...but I have no complaints.

Of course you don't.
You're being carried by the 53%. We'll never convince you to take personal responsibility, right?
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Re: What if banks were run like elections?

Postby wack wack » Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:43 am

Amazing how those who crow about the Constitution the most seem to understand it the least.
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Re: What if banks were run like elections?

Postby Sandi » Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:44 am

jman111 wrote:
Sandi wrote: ...but I have no complaints.

Of course you don't.
You're being carried by the 53%. We'll never convince you to take personal responsibility, right?


So tell me. Are the 53% carrying me by contributing to my monthly social security check which I payed into for nearly 50 years, or via the check my tenant writes every month?

Yes technically I suppose they are contributing via my SS check because the government spent my money on other stuff in spite of their promise not to. However I will never draw more than I payed in... unless I live to be around 100 or more.
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Re: What if banks were run like elections?

Postby Stebben84 » Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:47 am

Sandi wrote:jman111 wrote:
Sandi wrote:
jman111 wrote:
What about that rent check, whiner?
Doesn't that contribute to your "living"?


No.


um...
Sandi wrote:
Well I also get $450 a month from my upstairs renter, but it goes towards the $700 a month mortgage.


That does not contribute towards my living, it goes to, and covers a bit over half the mortgage.


Someone gives you money each month that goes toward your mortgage. Had they not given that to you, your SS income would be $450 less than it is now. That would be $450 less that you could spend on other things. Hence, it contributes towards your living.
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Re: What if banks were run like elections?

Postby wack wack » Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:52 am

Sandi wrote:
jman111 wrote:
Sandi wrote:It still does not move me out of the 47 percent.

Whiner.


Right :D , though more would be nice I can get by just fine.

It took some belt tightening when I was forced to retire after a quadruple by-pass, but I have no complaints.
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Why did you have a quadruple bypass? Who paid for it?
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Re: What if banks were run like elections?

Postby jman111 » Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:52 am

Sandi wrote:So tell me. Are the 53% carrying me by contributing to my monthly social security check which I payed into for nearly 50 years, or via the check my tenant writes every month?

Sandi, you already gave us the answer you seek:
Sandi wrote:So we have 53 percent carrying the 47 percent whiners.
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Re: What if banks were run like elections?

Postby jman111 » Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:56 am

Where's that partisan rhetoric now, Sandi?
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Re: What if banks were run like elections?

Postby Sandi » Tue Oct 23, 2012 9:14 am

jman111 wrote:Where's that partisan rhetoric now, Sandi?


Sadly all over this forum. Not all, but a great deal of the forumites here.

Sadly when one deals with partisan rhetoric it makes one get a bit snarky, and I occasionally am guilty of it. However afterwards I don't like myself for doing it.

Which is why I don't allow it at all on any of my ( 3 ) forums.
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Re: What if banks were run like elections?

Postby fisticuffs » Tue Oct 23, 2012 9:18 am

Not all, but a great deal of the forumites here


at TDPF we're called "Forons"

Voter ID summed up in two sentences...

There is no evidence of voter fraud that ID would prevent.
If you must insist on ID then you must make them free and easy to get because of this pesky thing called the "Constitution".

Elections are not banks. The premise of this thread is just plain dumb. What if prisons were run like Waffle Houses? What if investment banks were run like shoe stores? See? Dumb.
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Re: What if banks were run like elections?

Postby jman111 » Tue Oct 23, 2012 9:42 am

Sandi wrote:Sadly when one deals with partisan rhetoric it makes one get a bit snarky, and I occasionally am guilty of it. However afterwards I don't like myself for doing it.

You must not like yourself for doing this, then:
Sandi wrote: It shows just exactly how stupid the left is on Voter ID.
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Catch the Crime Waffle Wave!

Postby Marvell » Tue Oct 23, 2012 10:12 am

fisticuffs wrote:What if prisons were run like Waffle Houses?


I'd already have started my crime spree!
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Re: What if banks were run like elections?

Postby HawkHead » Tue Oct 23, 2012 10:42 am

Sandi wrote:Yes technically I suppose they are contributing via my SS check because the government spent my money on other stuff in spite of their promise not to. However I will never draw more than I payed in... unless I live to be around 100 or more.


Sandi, I am calling BS on this.

In 2010 the cap limit on SS for an employee was $6,621.60. That is the highest amount it has ever been
In 1997 the cap limit was $4,054.80.
Before that the limti was lower, 6.2% of the SS wage limit.

For sake of argument let's say you put away $4,000 a year for 50 years. That is $200,000 put into SS. You are recieving $15,900 a year in benefits. With no COLA adjustment factored in for increased benefits it will take you 12.6 years to have taken more out of the system than you put in.
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Re: What if banks were run like elections?

Postby jman111 » Tue Oct 23, 2012 10:45 am

Sandi wrote:However I will never draw more than I payed in... unless I live to be around 100 or more.

Uh oh.
You must not like yourself for doing this, either.
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