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Old 12-19-2011, 07:08 PM  
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Up hear we would say "deal with it eh?"

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Old 12-19-2011, 07:11 PM  
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Up hear we would say "deal with it eh?"

Well down here, we say "Up yurs"..



Besides, I posted what ticked me off. I wasn't asking for anyones opinion..
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Old 12-19-2011, 07:39 PM  
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I almost got ticked off there, but not quite.

Nice try though
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Old 12-19-2011, 07:43 PM  
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I almost got ticked off there, but not quite.

Nice try though
All I can do is try.
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Old 12-20-2011, 01:37 PM  
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See if this, I received in an e-mail, gets you "ticked off".......bet it will........

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Subject: Fw: How many zeros in a billion?







Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2011, 12:29 AM



$1,000,000,000


How many zeros in a billion?


This is too true to be funny.

The next time you hear a politician use the
Word 'billion' in a casual manner, think about
Whether you want the 'politicians' spending YOUR tax money.

A billion is a difficult number to comprehend,
But one advertising agency did a good job of
Putting that figure into some perspective in
One of it's releases.

A.
A billion seconds ago it was 1959.

B.
A billion minutes ago Jesus was alive.

C.
A billion hours ago our ancestors were Living in the Stone Age.

D.
A billion days ago no-one walked on the earth on two feet.

E.
A billion dollars ago was only
8 hours and 20 minutes,
At the rate our government
Is spending it.

While this thought is still fresh in our brain...
let's take a look at New Orleans ...
It's amazing what you can learn with some simple division.

Louisiana Senator,
Mary Landrieu (D)
Is presently asking Congress for
250BILLION DOLLARS
To rebuild New Orleans . Interesting number...
What does it mean?

A.
Well .. If you are one of the 484,674 residents of New Orleans
(every man, woman, and child)
You each get $516,528.

B..
Or... If you have one of the 188,251 homes in New Orleans ,
your home gets$1,329,787..

C.
Or... If you are a family of four....
Your family gets $2,066,012.

Washington , D.C
HELLO!

Are all your calculators broken??

Building Permit Tax
CDL License Tax
Cigarette Tax
Corporate Income Tax
Dog License Tax
Federal Income Tax (Fed)
Federal Unemployment Tax (FU TA)
Fishing License Tax
Food License Tax
Fuel Permit Tax
Gasoline Tax
Hunting License Tax
Inheritance Tax
Inventory Tax
IRS Interest Charges (tax on top of tax)
IRS Penalties(tax on top of tax)
Liquor Tax
Luxury Tax
Marriage License Tax
Medicare Tax
Property Tax
Real Estate Tax
Service charge taxes
Social Security Tax
Road Usage Tax (Truckers)
Sales Taxes
Recreational Vehicle Tax
School Tax
State Income Tax
State Unemployment Tax (SUTA)
Telephone Federal Excise Tax
Telephone Federal Universal Service Fee Tax
Telephone Federal, State and Local Surcharge Tax
Telephone Minimum Usage Surcharge Tax
Telephone Recurring and Non-recurring Charges Tax
Telephone State and Local Tax
Telephone Usage ChargeTax
Utility Tax
Vehicle License Registration Tax
Vehicle Sales Tax
Watercraft Registration Tax
Well Permit Tax
Workers Compensation Tax
(And to think, we left British Rule to avoid so many taxes)

STILL THINK THIS IS FUNNY?

Not one of these taxes existed 100 years ago.....
And our nation was the most prosperous in the world.
We had absolutely no national debt....
We had the largest middle class in the world.....
And Mom stayed home to raise the kids.

What happened?
Can you spell:
'POLITICIANS!'

And I still have to
Press '1'
For English.

I hope this goes around
the USA
At least 1 billion times

What happened???


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Old 12-20-2011, 05:56 PM  
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Nope, I'm still not ticked. But maybe next year I'll revisit this thread and really start ranting. For now, all is good.
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Old 12-21-2011, 07:42 AM  
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Nope, I'm still not ticked. But maybe next year I'll revisit this thread and really start ranting. For now, all is good.
Sounds OK to me........have great holidays and think good thoughts......
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Old 12-21-2011, 08:20 AM  
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I've noticed as I get older, it takes alot more to tick me off.....But then again, as others get older it seems they know just which buttons to push.
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Old 12-27-2011, 09:26 AM  
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When college towns are empty, most if not all stop lights should function as stop signs.

Waiting for the lights to change it ridiculous. There's no one in town!
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Old 12-27-2011, 09:53 AM  
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I've noticed many cities in Southern California have found a way to save money. The sensors in the street (called traffic loops) that tell the signal that the light needs to phase are a constant maintenance concern, so they are disconnecting them all over. This way, the signals are set for time delay only, which is why you will wait 4+ minutes for each phase, even at 3 AM. This, as Austin alluded to, is about the most annoying thing I can think of!
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