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    I didn't believe it myself, I was taken by...

    I didn't believe it myself, I was taken by surprise by this fact as well, just as it appears you are. I have drank Labatt Blue before, on many occasions, and it was great, but I never knew it was...
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    I take that back. It's still open for business. ...

    I take that back. It's still open for business. They just happened to be closed for the night according to Google when I looked it up.

    I'm doubly relieved that the Lemontrees, WAB's own...
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    Unfortunately, it looks like Lemon Tree Liquors...

    Unfortunately, it looks like Lemon Tree Liquors in Cloquet, MN is closed.

    Back when I was in college, Captain Lemontree was one of WAB's more prolific posters. I'd been talking to him in a thread...
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    Well, there's several things that come to mind...

    Well, there's several things that come to mind that I would consider society to judge as examples of "dud" qualities. This is solely my opinion alone.

    For a married guy: middle-aged, working or...
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    There are three stages in a typical man's life: ...

    There are three stages in a typical man's life:

    stud
    dud
    thud

    Some men alternate back and forth between these three stages with varying degrees of success.

    Some men even manage to go...
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    The words of a true engineer. Everytime someone...

    The words of a true engineer. Everytime someone comes up with a Rube Goldbergesque solution to a problem, you've got the real, simple solution on hand.
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    Police stop McDonald's from selling milkshakes near Nigel Farage rally

    Police ordered a McDonald's in Scotland to stop selling milkshakes...
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    I appreciate the biography you wrote up. I've...

    I appreciate the biography you wrote up. I've unfortunately been barely aware of Australian political history. What you wrote, it covered all the bases in addition to being enlightening. Thank you...
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    Sticky: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5yZC7T3qxA ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5yZC7T3qxA


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNEdxZURTaI
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    There's still old stockpiles of DDT in farmers'...

    There's still old stockpiles of DDT in farmers' barns across North America. Mostly forgotten about, in rusting cans alongside rusting tractors and other implements. Often times these barns are...
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    Welcome back, lemontree. Nothing that a...

    Welcome back, lemontree.


    Nothing that a few thousand gallons of DDT and a hundred truckloads of sand couldn't fix. Justin would likely bring you up on eco-disaster charges, but there's an...
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    https://i.imgur.com/YgxFhhG.png Here's an...

    https://i.imgur.com/YgxFhhG.png

    Here's an op-ed from the WaPo by Robert Shapiro, Clinton's undersecretary of commerce for economic affairs. You're an economist, feel free to give you opinion...
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    ...and I just walked away from my should-be W2...

    ...and I just walked away from my should-be W2 job, misclassified as 1099. Or, at least the contract as it was offered, which was being renewed weekly on an ongoing basis.

    It was time to quit...
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    I apologize for the language I used with regards...

    I apologize for the language I used with regards to the "gravy train". I never meant to paint you or anyone else as lazy. Many federal workers and contractors are what I would consider...
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    DOR, In my original post, which I split into...

    DOR,

    In my original post, which I split into two to separately address comments from Red Team and surfgun, I mentioned:
    wage earners
    hourly rates
    in the productive sector
    in the private...
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    According to a CBO report...

    According to a CBO report published in 2017, from 2011-2015, 91% of federal workers had high school through master's level educations. Only 9% fell into the professional/doctorate category.

    71%...
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    Let me be more specific. If someone is...

    Let me be more specific. If someone is performing more or less the same tasks that federal employees perform, but are instead working for a federal contractor, while making substantially more doing...
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    I don't know where you or anybody else work, and...

    I don't know where you or anybody else work, and I would never presume to ask. That is your business, and yours alone.

    That being said, services provided by corporate contractors, and the...
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    I hope you're not responding to my post(s). If...

    I hope you're not responding to my post(s).

    If you were, show us a graph illustrating real income growth among the working-class and middle-class in the private sector.

    If this was a response...
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    Things must be looking awfully rosy for federal...

    Things must be looking awfully rosy for federal employees with their triple retirement (pension[s], 401k[s], and social security (the cherry on top). Pay increases by schedule and grade, best job...
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