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  • The American Dream is alive but it will cost you $130k a year

    07/10/2014 5:02:39 PM PDT · 29 of 30
    Grampa Dave to Sequoyah101; Organic Panic

    “Everybody should have to write that check every three months. We would live in a changed world.”

    Close to two decades ago, I took early retirement. Our CPA advised me not to work the first calendar year due to a good payout. They didn’t allow us to count the money as salary and to use my 401k.

    Our CPA said without the 401k shelter, my new monthly pension, plus the payout that year due to my early retirement, and my wife’s salary, we would be borrowing to pay for our taxes. My wife maxed her 401k and medical cafeteria benefits, and paid her max to her IRA. I took my massive $2,000 IRA limit that year and paid an extra year’s mortgage.

    We still had to borrow from my 401K, to pay for our extra taxes for that year.

    The next year, I started consulting as an independent contractor. I made what appeared to be good money until we wrote out those quarterly checks for both sides of the SS, Medicare tax, California income tax and federal income tax. We calculated that I needed to write those checks for 60% of my gross to keep from owing more or getting penalties for underpayment.

    I had to do a lot of air travel with my consulting. Air travel became worse each day. One day in May 2011, there was a bomb scare at the United Terminal at LAX. There were thousands of us outside the terminal in the street waiting to find out what was happening and later for our luggage.

    Fortunately, I used my cell to call the car rental agency to pick me up a few blocks from terminal to get my rental car to go to the Hyatt Regency. I had no luggage nor projectors for the dinner meeting that night I was in charge of. I had on a pair of Croc Sandals with no socks, a Giant T Shirt and a pair of shorts. That was my dress for dinner that night.

    During the time on the streets at the terminal, I wondered how many 1000’s of us could get slaughtered if a group of snipers/bombers decided to take us out.

    While waiting for the rental car agency vehicle, I called my travel agent. She contacted United to have my luggage sent to the Hyatt Regency.

    My luggage with everything including my meds, showed up at 2 am that night at the Hyatt. Fortunately, my dinner guests were under standing.

    On the flight home, dear old United tried to have me sitting between two very healthy Samoa lads, who were trying out for the Raiders. After a strong protest, I rode back to the Bay area sitting in a flight attendants’s pull down chair, which is very uncomfortable for more than a few minutes.

    The day after my pleasant trip back home, my CPA called my wife and I in. The Clintoons had upped the taxes on brackets like ours. Also, my company would start deducting from my pension, what my Social Security payment would be at age 62, later that year.

    Our CPA’s advice to was basically to stop working and delay getting my social security until the next calendar year to avoid getting hammered even more tax wise.

    My wife started to argue, and our CPA, a long time friend told her to do what she suggested or take one of some bad options:

    1. My wife could quit work to lower our gross income, and that was not going happen.
    2. We could go to Mexico or Nevada and get a divorce and file separately. That was not going to happen.
    3. Trade my OJ Simpson Bronco in for a cheap pickup with two Homer Buckets. Put my wife in the truck bed with the Homer buckets filled with 20$ bills, drive into a poor section of town so my wife could throw the money out as we drove by the homeless. Have someone video the buckets before, during and after the money throwing distribution for a tax write off. everybody should have to write that check every three months. We would live in a changed world.
    4. We could sell our nice home in a great bay area and move some place where it was a much lower cost of living and live on my pension, SS and my wife’s new start over income. That didn’t fly either.

    So I took our CPA’s advise and quit working.

    So I wrote my last big quarterly check to pay taxes, SS and Medicare and retired.

  • Mexican judge sends Marine Andrew Tahmooressi back to prison

    07/10/2014 10:30:41 AM PDT · 5 of 55
    Grampa Dave to SeekAndFind

    Time to boycott every Mexican product from beer to tequilla and hiring illegals to clean your yard.

    Our Sunni President can free serious Islamic Killers and buy a deserter back from the Taliban.

    Yet he can’t pick up a phone and “Say, free my Marine, Now!”

    Any Marine or Sailor, who supports Obozo and other rats in Congress, while this Marine rots in Mexico is worthless.

  • American Kids Are Really Bad at Handling Money: Report shows U.S. teens falling behind China

    07/10/2014 10:26:06 AM PDT · 6 of 28
    Grampa Dave to SeekAndFind

    Probably their parents are very poor money managers living from paycheck to paycheck with an I Phone for every family member on an expensive monthly plan and an expensive new car payment.

    Their parents probably voted for Obama for hope and change and free medical care. They are finding out there is no hope for them, no change left after paying the bills, and they have to pay for Obama care with higher monthly premiums and high deductibles.

    Their parents had several years of worthless new math and now the kids get their worthless math from Common Core.

  • Black Americans: The True Casualties of Amnesty

    07/10/2014 10:18:34 AM PDT · 10 of 38
    Grampa Dave to boycott

    One these days some fire brand Black orators will wake up and declare war on the Democrats for their covert racism since the civil war.

    Abortion #’s every year fall very heavily killing innocent Black babies in their mothers’s wombs..

    The war on Poverty has created jobs for liberals to spend the money and keep Blacks on welfare in Ghettos.

    Now, Obama’s Amnesty will destroy the job opportunities for most Blacks of all ages wanting to work.

  • Va. Dem. offers reward for nude photos of hunter-cheerleader Kendall Jones

    07/10/2014 9:57:28 AM PDT · 57 of 84
    Grampa Dave to MrB

    “How about a reward for pictures, authentic or not, of Mike with a dead girl or a live boy?”

    Or a live or dead dog or cat, a live or dead sheep, a live or dead jackass, or a ____________________fill in the blank.

  • Va. Dem. offers reward for nude photos of hunter-cheerleader Kendall Jones

    07/10/2014 9:54:20 AM PDT · 53 of 84
    Grampa Dave to Buckeye McFrog

    Excellent point.

    This is another prime example of rats in power or wanna be in power wage war on women.

    Waiting for the Nags and Whoopies band of ugly lesbos to jump all over this POS!

  • Va. Dem. offers reward for nude photos of hunter-cheerleader Kendall Jones

    07/10/2014 9:54:16 AM PDT · 52 of 84
    Grampa Dave to Buckeye McFrog

    Excellent point.

    This is another prime example of rats in power or wanna be in power wage war on women.

    Waiting for the Nags and Whoopies band of ugly lesbos to jump all over this POS!

  • Va. Dem. offers reward for nude photos of hunter-cheerleader Kendall Jones

    07/10/2014 9:52:07 AM PDT · 50 of 84
    Grampa Dave to CGASMIA68

    “Who ever runs against this pig needs to dig up as much filth on him as they can.wife kids all.Go for the throat.
    He needs to be stopped.”

    He may have just opened the flood gates of hell on earth for him, his family and the rat party.

  • Va. Dem. offers reward for nude photos of hunter-cheerleader Kendall Jones

    07/10/2014 9:50:30 AM PDT · 49 of 84
    Grampa Dave to MrB

    He had better be damn careful when he does something like this.

    Some will post something he has hidden from his wife/family and rat party.

  • Before border crisis peaked, Texas governor warned Obama administration

    07/10/2014 9:39:25 AM PDT · 18 of 19
    Grampa Dave to vox_freedom

  • Open thread: Obama to deliver statement at 6:45 ET feigning interest in border crisis

    07/10/2014 9:34:25 AM PDT · 135 of 141
    Grampa Dave to GrandJediMasterYoda

    “Once people get those diseases they can be denied treatment by Obamacare! Yippee!!!”

    No our vets and wounded warriors will get even less money for their care. The rest of us will have higher deductibles to help pay for the treatment of these poor kids in our health system.

  • Va. Dem. offers reward for nude photos of hunter-cheerleader Kendall Jones

    07/10/2014 9:30:39 AM PDT · 6 of 84
    Grampa Dave to cripplecreek

    DemocRats had better be careful with reward money like this.

    He might find himself speared/gored on his own petard in Facebook or some other social site. I have to yet to meet a rat politician without a lot of real dirty stuff in their personal history.

    What if several $100,000 rewards appeared for legitimate copies of IRS emails targeting conservatives?

  • ISIS Spokesman Explains Why 'Islamic State' Not Supporting Hamas (Threatens America again)

    07/10/2014 9:26:34 AM PDT · 10 of 12
    Grampa Dave to winoneforthegipper; kristinn

    “Among them, Nuseiri said that the US - seen as Israel’s greatest ally - needed to be weakened politically and economically via attacks on the American mainland, as well as US interests in Muslim countries.”

    Obama’s Sunni aka ISIS brothers may have the weapons now to really hurt America, thanks to Brennan, Jarrett and Obama’s love for the Islamics.

    http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3178192/posts

    Reuters Exclusive: Iraq Tells U.N. that ‘Terrorist Groups’ Seized Nuclear Materials
    Reuters ^ | Wednesday, July 9, 2014 | Michelle Nichols (with Mark Hosenball)
    Posted on 7/9/2014 6:18:37 PM by kristinn

    Insurgents in Iraq have seized nuclear materials used for scientific research at a university in the country’s north, Iraq told the United Nations in a letter appealing for help to “stave off the threat of their use by terrorists in Iraq or abroad.”

    Nearly 40 kilograms (88 pounds) of uranium compounds were kept at Mosul University, Iraq’s U.N. Ambassador Mohamed Ali Alhakim told U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in the July 8 letter obtained by Reuters on Wednesday.

    “Terrorist groups have seized control of nuclear material at the sites that came out of the control of the state,” Alhakim wrote, adding that such materials “can be used in manufacturing weapons of mass destruction.”

    “These nuclear materials, despite the limited amounts mentioned, can enable terrorist groups, with the availability of the required expertise, to use it separate or in combination with other materials in its terrorist acts,” said Alhakim.

  • Islamist plot to blow up Eiffel Tower, Louvre and nuclear power plant foiled, say French police

    07/10/2014 7:35:35 AM PDT · 20 of 26
    Grampa Dave to wally_bert

    “Bush’s fault? Make a lib read that list and I would bet that would run through their infantile mind.”

    Probably before the day is over, some faux conservatives will post some BS re Bush’s fault.

    They remind me of out of control teenagers, who are unable to mentally function in the real world.

  • Having a Laugh About Gluten

    07/09/2014 2:56:34 PM PDT · 204 of 206
    Grampa Dave to Ditter

    None of us do very well with just a high carbo diet and water.

  • Americans of All Parties Agree: Sarah Palin Should Go Away

    07/09/2014 2:55:20 PM PDT · 8 of 51
    Grampa Dave to Oldeconomybuyer

    Eric the Gay defender, who wrote this article should stick what he knows, writing bs posing as articles, defending the wonderful gay lifestyle in his warped mind.

    https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=Eric%20Levenson%20%2B%20gay

  • Matt Bracken being interviewed on WYAB.com Radio now - His Book, "Domestic Enemies"

    07/09/2014 2:51:58 PM PDT · 10 of 15
    Grampa Dave to gaijin

    Domestic Enemies: The Reconquista - Amazon.com
    www.amazon.com/Domestic-Enemies.../dp/0972831029
    Amazon.com

    DOMESTIC ENEMIES: THE RECONQUISTA is a novel set in the not-too-distant future in the American Southwest.

  • AP: ISIS Has Seized Thousands of Rockets with Chemical Warheads

    07/09/2014 2:44:17 PM PDT · 95 of 97
    Grampa Dave to null and void

    Amen Brother!

    “Yep. And they will do precisely what FReepers on this very thread are doing - blame Bush!”

  • AP: ISIS Has Seized Thousands of Rockets with Chemical Warheads

    07/09/2014 2:34:35 PM PDT · 94 of 97
    Grampa Dave to sheikdetailfeather

    But wait!

    We have been told for over a decade that Bush/Cheney lied and their were no WMDs.

    So the Clintoons, Reid, Pelosi and Herr Obozo our closet Sunni and ABCNNBCBS and the New York Slimes, LA Slimes and Washingto Compost may have been lying to us.

    Or did the evil Bush/Cheney duo transport these WMDs to Iraq?

  • Matt Bracken being interviewed on WYAB.com Radio now - His Book, "Domestic Enemies"

    07/09/2014 2:25:32 PM PDT · 6 of 15
    Grampa Dave to Perseverando

    You can get Matt’s new book on/via Kindle for $6.99.

    You do not need a Kindle to down load it. You can download the free Kindle apt for your pc, mac and most tablets.

  • Having a Laugh About Gluten

    07/09/2014 1:46:31 PM PDT · 201 of 206
    Grampa Dave to Ditter

    “As I said up thread, a blood test for celiac disease came back negative. that doesn’t explain why bread/wheat products make me so constipated that I end up with a sever infection in my gut.”

    Normal with a lot of people and some people react like you do.

    The worse punishment the British Navy used to serve out, beside walking the plank, was bread and water. That diet constipated everyone on it. If the punishers were really cruel they let the sailors under punishment to eat as much bread as they wanted.

  • Police kill charging cow who sent officer airborne

    07/09/2014 10:02:12 AM PDT · 27 of 57
    Grampa Dave to Responsibility2nd
    Hmmm! Sounds like

  • Louisiana gave away $1.3 million in food stamps to deceased people

    07/09/2014 9:42:24 AM PDT · 18 of 25
    Grampa Dave to topher

    “Louisiana spent about $1.3 million on food stamps for people who were already dead between July 1, 2009 and June 30, 2013, according to a report issued by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor Monday (July 7). In all, state benefits went out to 3,938 deceased people over the four-year period examined by the auditor.”

    2 questions:

    1. How many dead food stamp receivers are still voting?

    2. How much kick back did the department that monitors this abuse get back from the relatives of the dead?

  • The Reign Of Windows At Work 'Is Coming To An End' And Macs Are Rising Fast

    07/09/2014 9:37:42 AM PDT · 200 of 206
    Grampa Dave to SoftballMominVA

    “I would have taken that deal in a heartbeat.... I WOULD take that deal offered.”

    It sounded like a fair deal to me. I’ve all ways lived by put your money where your mouth is, if you want something besides the standard issue.

    One of the apparent problems re costs is Dell, HP and other semi name brand PC makers make deals with big companies with significant savings and Apple doesn’t make deals.

    One of our younger relatives was accepted to attend a Catholic private school, and the students are required to buy the big IPAD with maximum memory, a key board and case. Apple’s big discount was a name tag attached to her IPAD with zero discount via the school. We bought her IPAD, and could have gotten the same IPAD at Target at the same price without the name tag. If we had timed the purchase right, Target would have given a store gift card for $50 to $100.

    It will be interesting if our relative’s company decides to go for a Samsung phone instead of an I phone with the same deal.

  • Maryland Hospital Bans Employees From Smoking Anywhere On Earth

    07/09/2014 9:23:53 AM PDT · 105 of 132
    Grampa Dave to rktman

    BOL:! “That’s why my former employer never got my cell phone number. If you’re not payin’ me 24/7 then I’ll see you at work otherwise plan accordingly. Or set up a “call in” program to see if some catastrophe has occurred requiring you to come in.”

    Decades ago, my wife bought me the famous Motorala Flip phone so she and our family could contact me if necessary. I was in sales at that time, and I never told my immediate boss or my company that I owned a cell phone. The company at the time refused to pay for cell phones. Key customers had the number with a “please never let my company know my number” from me. My immediate family had my number and a few key customers. That was it.

    One day my manager was working with me, and we needed a signature from a key customer for a new contract. She was busy and wanted to review the contract and then she would call me after she reviewed and to sign the contract.

    In my car, my boss said how is she going to call you. I said on my cell phone. He wanted to know how long I had my cell phone and why didn’t he know the number? My reply how long I owned a cell phone was my business. Since my wife bought the phone, and I paid for it’s monthly service package. No one in the company would get the number. Later the key customer called me and told me to come in for her signing.

    He was ticked.

    After I got my cell phone, I stopped answering my company voice mail at 5 pm and didn’t use voice mail until 8:30 am the next day. I never used voice mail during the weekends, holidays or while on vacation. It drove my managers nuts, but they were not willing to pay me overtime to use voice mail on my time.

  • Maryland Hospital Bans Employees From Smoking Anywhere On Earth

    07/09/2014 9:08:37 AM PDT · 97 of 132
    Grampa Dave to Daveinyork

    The problem is simple, you pipe smokers were happy and so was the restaurant owners.

    Liberals hate happy people unless they are on drugs making jokes about conservatives.

    “I belong to a pipe club that meets in the Baltimore area. We collect and smoke pipes and tobaccos. We used to meet in a restaurant in Parkville in the banquet room. There were 20 or more of us ordering off the menu, eating , smoking and socializing, not bothering anyone else, and not being bothered by anyone else. The restaurant owner was happy, we were happy, everyone was happy, except for the Maryland state legislature, who passed legislation banning us from meeting there and smoking.”

  • What "Rosy" Job Numbers? Wal-Mart CEO Slams Recovery Mirage

    07/09/2014 8:07:13 AM PDT · 12 of 20
    Grampa Dave to SeekAndFind; 4Liberty

    http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3151710/posts

    Unemployment Drops to 0% as Last Worker Leaves Labor Force
    The People’s Cube ^ | May 3, 2014 | Opiate of the People Posted by 4Liberty

    Comrade Barack Obama today became the first to achieve a milestone coveted by enlightened central planners everywhere when the Bureau of Laborious Statistics announced the much-followed totally-meaningless “headline” U3 unemployment rate for last month was ZERO PERCENT! This means that the glorious economic recovery he engineered after the disastrous Bush years has now attained FULL EMPLOYMENT!

    It is a tribute to Professor Obama that he was able to find the Holy Grail which eluded history’s greatest economic thinkers such as Lenin, Stalin and Mao. This landmark achievement along with his establishment of free healthcare for everyone via the Affordable Care Act cements his reputation as the Greatest Leader in this or any other universe for all time.

    The dramatic moment occurred at 12:03 PM, four weeks to the day after Lyman Yilk, a pipe-fitter from Bittcling, Pa, finally gave up looking for work. Mr. Yilk has been unemployed since 2005 but was on a celebratory bender since the day after Mr. Obama’s first election and did not know that the Keystone Pipeline (which Mr. Yilk was hoping to find work on) had been cancelled due to environmental concerns. When he finally sobered up four weeks ago and learned the project was dead, he abandoned his search to find a job.

    Mr. Yilk was the last worker to leave the labor force and turned the lights out as he left. According to the BLS definition:

    Quote: U3: Official unemployment rate per the ILO definition occurs when people are without jobs and they have actively looked for work within the past four weeks. Without Mr. Yilk, there was no one actively looking for work any longer, hence the U3 rate was now ZERO PERCENT, praise Obama!

    Gloom-and-doom naysayers were quick to note that the labor force participation rate had also dropped to zero percent which (according to them) was not a good thing as it meant no one was employed. Comrade Nancy Pelosi countered their racist, straw-man argument brilliantly by observing that it also meant no comrade was any longer “job-locked” and each was free to be an artist, writer, hooker, etc, and pursue their passion.

    “There is no underestimating this tremendous achievement of Barack Obama” said Paul Klugeman, an expert on hiding declines and fudging economic statistics as well being the self-proclaimed “Conscious Liberal”. “Comrade Obama has achieved the socialist dream of freeing all of The People ™ from the slavery of work and permitting them to live off of someone else’s dime as god, if he existed, would’ve wanted.”

    Dr. Klugeman was asked if a problem would arise due to the fact that since no one was working, there would also be no one to pay for the benefits that all the non-workers were collecting.

    “Nonsense”, he proclaimed. “The Fed will simply print money for artists and writers and hookers to use to buy things from China! What could go wrong?”

    It seems so simple now, it’s a wonder no one ever thought of it sooner.

    “The genius of Dear Leader Barack Obama lies in his simplicity”, said Dr. Klugeman.

    We agree.

  • What "Rosy" Job Numbers? Wal-Mart CEO Slams Recovery Mirage

    07/09/2014 8:05:02 AM PDT · 11 of 20
    Grampa Dave to kabar

    Dang!

    There you go again using real math instead of the semi new math.

    “Yet we continue to bring in 1.1 million LEGAL IMMIGRANTS ANNUALLY along with 640,000 guest workers each year. You think that this might have some impact on the participation rate? Duh.”

  • Smart Meters at your local shopping mall

    07/09/2014 8:01:12 AM PDT · 27 of 35
    Grampa Dave to Ditter

    The good thing about choices so far in America is you can shop at stores and malls.

    I can avoid malls and shop at home.

    We live in the gay Frisco bay area. Feral predators have moved their operations from Oakland/Richmond/San Jose to the large shopping malls in this area.

    Houston was dangerous decades ago and probably isn’t better or safer now.

  • Smart Meters at your local shopping mall

    07/09/2014 7:37:27 AM PDT · 25 of 35
    Grampa Dave to maine-iac7

    “I pay a fine of $12 a month for NOT having it - but they can’t monitor how long I take in the shower, which appliances - and what brands - I have and how often I use them, etc etc - all with their future plans to restrict our usage - give us an ‘allotment’.”

    Out here in Californicator land, it would have cost us a flat fee and about $50/month for not having a smart meter with a guarantee that the monthly charge would go up.

  • Smart Meters at your local shopping mall

    07/09/2014 7:34:32 AM PDT · 24 of 35
    Grampa Dave to Ditter

    Out here there is a much bigger threat of having your vehicle broken into while shopping in a mall than having your on line delivery stuff stolen. At least once a week in the Gay Bay area a shopper gets the crap beaten out of them in a mall parking lot, gets robbed and their vehicle stolen. So far I have not been robbed nor mugged when picking up my on line order delivered to my front porch.

    My wife has been a Talbot shopper since we got married over 50 years ago. They closed our local Talbots about 5 years ago, and she now buys on line. She has never had to return a Talbot purchase and gets free delivery. Their sizes are true sizes. They send a postage paid return mailer with each purchase she makes.

    I and many of my younger relatives fish and hunt or kayak. For the most part, we buy our products on sale with free delivery from Cabelas or Bass Pro Shops. Better selection, fast delivery and great prices. Usually, we know more about the products than anyone working in the stores.

    3 years ago we bought an expensive 2 person kayak from a so called great dealer. Their concept of service was to remove the plastic shrink wrap and put a roof rack on my pickup that didn’t work. I had to adjust a relign the steering mechanism and other working systems on the yak as there was no adjustments after the shrink wrap was removed. I returned the racks and bought a trailer for the yak. The trailer hitch came off the trailer on the way home and fortunately, I was able to pull over before the safety chain came loose.

    Since then I have bought two more yaks on line, one from Cabelas and from an personal online guy. I got discounts/free delivery and did the minor adjustments myself after learning how on line. The adjustments were minor compared to our first yak.

    Unfortunately, most of the sales clerks out here have zero product knowledge and they have memorized the assine saying, “No problem”, when you ask for something specific instead of the standard size that fits everyone but you.

    On a positive note re an excellent local store. I recently had major foot surgery and got a gift certificate from younger relatives for a proper walking shoe fitting at the local running and walking store. The young sales lady at the store, took about an hour to find my new proper fit for walking shoes to even to ordering special laces for my walking shoes. No way I could get that precise of a shoe fit on line. My future walking shoes will be bought there. We recommend this store about once a week to walkers and the few runners we know.

    In the spring/summer/winter, we buy most of our fresh produce from three locals, who raise their products right there and harvest it each morning. After they close down we get good produce from Walmart and our local Safeway.

    We have a local sea food monger and a great local butcher shop for special occasions. We shop the seafood specials at Costco and Safeway and get our regular meat/chicken from them and or Walmart.

  • Smart Meters at your local shopping mall

    07/09/2014 6:58:52 AM PDT · 19 of 35
    Grampa Dave to P.O.E.

    BOL! Another GM wonder product!

    “Reminds me of the Pontiac Fiero. In a blizzard, the wipers stopped working.

    The manual said this was a safety feature to prevent the wiper motor from burning out.”

  • Smart Meters at your local shopping mall

    07/09/2014 6:57:05 AM PDT · 18 of 35
    Grampa Dave to rktman

    At this point our smart meters only record our useage and time of useage.

    What ticked me off was when our contractor found our smart meter was connected to our Comcast internet/phone line when we had some work and painting done last year. He severed the connection and so far no SS troopers have appeared.

  • Smart Meters at your local shopping mall

    07/09/2014 6:47:27 AM PDT · 15 of 35
    Grampa Dave to Bratch

    “Just another reason to shop online.”

    My wife, DIL, grandkids, nieces and nephews are starting to agree with my on line shopping. Even if you don’t save money and have to pay state sales taxes, it is cheaper and easier to buy on line with delivery.

    We know people, who buy their groceries on line from a local store and Safeway. With the exception of meat, seafood and fresh produce, why not buy on line.

  • Smart Meters at your local shopping mall

    07/09/2014 6:42:51 AM PDT · 11 of 35
    Grampa Dave to rktman

    “When I see the “re-use” towel placards to help save the planet, I toss them in the trash and the used towels (and unused) go on the floor for replacement every day. Just doing my part. ;>}”

    We do the same.

    Let the enviral whacko/dumbed down liberals use dirty towel and dirty sheets.

  • Maryland Hospital Bans Employees From Smoking Anywhere On Earth

    07/09/2014 6:38:41 AM PDT · 2 of 132
    Grampa Dave to rktman

    Maryland is a hell hole, ruled by Facist Democrats.

    So this shouldn’t surprise us.

  • Smart Meters at your local shopping mall

    07/09/2014 6:36:51 AM PDT · 7 of 35
    Grampa Dave to rktman

    We just tore up an option for a so called free $50 check to allow PG&E to put a remote control on our AC unit. Then, they could regulate our useage of our AC unit.

    We basically had no financial choice not to allow the smart meter to be installed about two years ago. If we opted out, our electric bills would have increase by a large amount each month.

  • Costco Relents After Thousands Protest Decision to Pull D'Souza Book

    07/09/2014 6:23:20 AM PDT · 62 of 69
    Grampa Dave to Patriot365

    Thanks for posting this link.

    Of course you/we will hear about how horrible it is to shop at Walmart or Sams from faux conservatives.

  • Costco Relents After Thousands Protest Decision to Pull D'Souza Book

    07/09/2014 6:17:07 AM PDT · 61 of 69
    Grampa Dave to CharlesWayneCT; Liz

    “EXCEPT it doesn’t explain why they had Clinton’s book so prominent when it is hardly selling, unless they made the mistake of paying up front for those or something, which not book-buyer ever does.”

    Buying left wing books that don’t sell is a convenient way of making donations to the left wingers and by passing election laws.

    They did this with Obama’s worthless book and past books of the Clintoons.

    The few surviving chain book stores do this on a regular basis. One of these days stock owners are going to hammer the officers and boards in civil suits.

  • Costco Relents After Thousands Protest Decision to Pull D'Souza Book

    07/09/2014 6:12:55 AM PDT · 60 of 69
    Grampa Dave to kingattax

    When conservatives don’t listen to the faux so called conservatives, who never want us to use our buying power as a tool/weapon, we can often have dramatic results.

    Our buying power is a powerful tool/weapon when use like this.

    Use it, flex it and if that doesn’t work, use like a sledge hammer.

  • Obama Fundraises as the Border Disintegrates

    07/09/2014 5:47:45 AM PDT · 4 of 14
    Grampa Dave to SJackson
    Nero fiddled while Rome burnt.

    Sunni Obozo fiddles and does fund raisers while his arson of America continues.

  • Border Flood Due To Obama's Incompetence Or Intention

    07/09/2014 5:42:09 AM PDT · 37 of 37
    Grampa Dave to dsc
    "I don’t believe that it is his hand at the helm. I just wonder why we can’t see the strings."

  • Virtual Economy’s Phantom Job Gains Are Based on Statistical Fraud — Paul Craig Roberts

    07/08/2014 12:27:42 PM PDT · 6 of 12
    Grampa Dave to GilGil

    http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3151710/posts

    Unemployment Drops to 0% as Last Worker Leaves Labor Force
    The People’s Cube ^ | May 3, 2014 | Opiate of the People Posted by 4Liberty

    Comrade Barack Obama today became the first to achieve a milestone coveted by enlightened central planners everywhere when the Bureau of Laborious Statistics announced the much-followed totally-meaningless “headline” U3 unemployment rate for last month was ZERO PERCENT! This means that the glorious economic recovery he engineered after the disastrous Bush years has now attained FULL EMPLOYMENT!

    It is a tribute to Professor Obama that he was able to find the Holy Grail which eluded history’s greatest economic thinkers such as Lenin, Stalin and Mao. This landmark achievement along with his establishment of free healthcare for everyone via the Affordable Care Act cements his reputation as the Greatest Leader in this or any other universe for all time.

    The dramatic moment occurred at 12:03 PM, four weeks to the day after Lyman Yilk, a pipe-fitter from Bittcling, Pa, finally gave up looking for work. Mr. Yilk has been unemployed since 2005 but was on a celebratory bender since the day after Mr. Obama’s first election and did not know that the Keystone Pipeline (which Mr. Yilk was hoping to find work on) had been cancelled due to environmental concerns. When he finally sobered up four weeks ago and learned the project was dead, he abandoned his search to find a job.

    Mr. Yilk was the last worker to leave the labor force and turned the lights out as he left. According to the BLS definition:

    Quote: U3: Official unemployment rate per the ILO definition occurs when people are without jobs and they have actively looked for work within the past four weeks. Without Mr. Yilk, there was no one actively looking for work any longer, hence the U3 rate was now ZERO PERCENT, praise Obama!

    Gloom-and-doom naysayers were quick to note that the labor force participation rate had also dropped to zero percent which (according to them) was not a good thing as it meant no one was employed. Comrade Nancy Pelosi countered their racist, straw-man argument brilliantly by observing that it also meant no comrade was any longer “job-locked” and each was free to be an artist, writer, hooker, etc, and pursue their passion.

    “There is no underestimating this tremendous achievement of Barack Obama” said Paul Klugeman, an expert on hiding declines and fudging economic statistics as well being the self-proclaimed “Conscious Liberal”. “Comrade Obama has achieved the socialist dream of freeing all of The People ™ from the slavery of work and permitting them to live off of someone else’s dime as god, if he existed, would’ve wanted.”

    Dr. Klugeman was asked if a problem would arise due to the fact that since no one was working, there would also be no one to pay for the benefits that all the non-workers were collecting.

    “Nonsense”, he proclaimed. “The Fed will simply print money for artists and writers and hookers to use to buy things from China! What could go wrong?”

    It seems so simple now, it’s a wonder no one ever thought of it sooner.

    “The genius of Dear Leader Barack Obama lies in his simplicity”, said Dr. Klugeman.

    We agree.

  • BOMBSHELL: Leaked Memo Shows Obama Lied About Border Crisis

    07/08/2014 12:02:08 PM PDT · 19 of 25
    Grampa Dave to PoloSec

    When hasn’t Obozo lied to us?!

  • Border Flood Due To Obama's Incompetence Or Intention

    07/08/2014 11:57:12 AM PDT · 17 of 37
    Grampa Dave to Old Yeller
    Amen. He is not dumb. We are dumb if we believe he is dumb!

    Everything barry does is intentional. It is humanly impossible to screw up that often.

  • Border Flood Due To Obama's Incompetence Or Intention

    07/08/2014 11:55:30 AM PDT · 16 of 37
    Grampa Dave to raptor22

    Obozo planned this invasion with Jarrett and his NSA/CIA buddies and will probably pocket a lot of money from the Cartels down south.

    Hopefully it will backfire big time.

  • Nurse: VA Medical Staff Stole Morphine From Dying Patients

    07/08/2014 11:53:07 AM PDT · 12 of 14
    Grampa Dave to Foundahardheadedwoman

    Most RNs and pharmacists and phamacist techs are honest and caring people.

    However, when they short/steal the pain killers for those in need for their personal use or pocket the $’s.

    Any severe punishment they get is not enough.

  • ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS BEING FLOWN INTO HOUSTON AFTER CALIFORNIA REJECTION

    07/08/2014 11:49:57 AM PDT · 103 of 103
    Grampa Dave to reader25; SeekAndFind

    The mayor of Houston is a true left winged whacko:

    Houston Mayor Defends Controversial Ordinance Critics Say Will Allow Men in Women’s Bathrooms

    Christian Post ^ | 07/08/2014 | Michael Gryboski
    Posted on 7/8/2014 11:40:19 AM by SeekAndFind

    In response to a petition that reportedly garnered over 50,000 signatories, the mayor of Houston has pledged to defend an antidiscrimination ordinance that critics say will allow transgendered men to use women’s bathrooms.

    Mayor Annise Parker, supporter of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, has stated that the ordinance will not be repealed.

    “The Houston I know does not discriminate, treats everyone equally and allows full participation by everyone in civic and business life,” said Parker, in a statement shared with The Christian Post.

    “We don’t care where you come from, the color of your skin, your age, gender, what physical limitations you may have or whom you choose to love. I am confident voters will soundly defeat any challenge to the ordinance.”

    In May, the Houston City Council voted 11 to 6 to approve an “Equal Rights Ordinance” for the city. The ERO amended Chapters 2, 15 and 17 of Houston’s Code of Ordinances, prohibiting discrimination in public facilities and private employment on the basis of “protected characteristics.”

    This list of protected characteristics included race, color, ethnicity, sex, national origin, age, familial and marital status, military status, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity.

    Critics of ERO have claimed that it will have several unintended consequences, such as allowing transgendered men to use women’s bathrooms.

    http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3177560/posts

  • Costco denies political motive for pulling D'Souza's book

    07/08/2014 11:37:38 AM PDT · 39 of 65
    Grampa Dave to W.Lee

    “Didn’t Costco do the same thing with another conservative book a few years ago? Same excuse about they only leave them out for a month or something. As I said, there were stacks of “Hard Choices” at my Cotsco, but no “America” and also no copies of “Blood Feud” either.”

    Like you, I feel that this isn’t the first time the left wingers at Costco have done this. I can’t recall the books they censured by not carrying them.

  • Costco denies political motive for pulling D'Souza's book

    07/08/2014 11:35:31 AM PDT · 38 of 65
    Grampa Dave to South40

    Buy the book from Amazon and send a copy of your receipt to Costco and Costco’s board.

    The board should be approached by stock holders as to why they allowed left wingers to eliminate a best seller from the books they sold.

    It is currently #3 on Amazon. So if it isn’t selling at Costco, it was not on the shelves. It would not be the first time the left wingers in control of Costo didn’t sell a conservative book.

    http://www.amazon.com/best-sellers-books-Amazon/zgbs/books