Election Day is here

Re: Election Day is here

PostBy: DieselBob On: Fri Nov 08, 2013 10:18 pm

SMITTY wrote:I'll be turning wrenches until the day I croak ...


I know the feeling. I figure I will retire when I either have a stroke, heart attack or just drop dead. There was a time when I thought I would be able to enjoy retirement but I don't see even having one anymore. Oh well that's life so to say.
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Re: Election Day is here

PostBy: Flyer5 On: Fri Nov 08, 2013 10:54 pm

anthony7812 wrote:
Flyer5 wrote:My father is 74 and still working 4days a week thanks to the flood of 2011. He did not sit back like a lot of Sandy and Katrina victims waiting and bitching about it for the government to rebuild. He rebuilt and spent his retirement to do so.
I will probably work as long as I can because I like it, and with 3 more yrs of Obama I will probably need to anyway.


Good for him. He is one of the folks you dont mind see get help but unfortunatly not how it works.



Not saying I don't feel bad for the victims of Sandy. What happened was terrible. And terrible things happen everywhere. But the ones sitting back saying why isn't the govt rebuilding my home. It just gets under my skin. I guess seeing a show on it the other day has me. :mad: Some one was interviewed saying that they only had $180,000 of insurance and it is $300,000 to rebuild.
Good thing it is not Obama's re-election year or he would be throwing our money at it to buy more votes.

Here he is 9-11-2011.


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Here is the inside. It had to be gutted 8 foot up. Luckily he did a lot for people over the years. A lot came by to repay the favors and help.

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Sorry for the rant but Govt Socialism to buy votes just eats away at me.
I have no problem helping those in need but it should be done on a local or community level. And by volunteers.
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Re: Election Day is here

PostBy: KLook On: Fri Nov 08, 2013 11:19 pm

but it should be done on a local or community level. And by volunteers.


OMG!!! NO!!! Then no one could take credit for it. Don't you realize that all good things can be done better with a politician smiling and waving? Those nasty volunteers are just sheep and need to be reigned in. Besides, Oblama said it was all taken care of and so did Christy, just had to get past the nasty Repubs questioning why there was funding for bark beetle research in the Cayman islands.

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Re: Election Day is here

PostBy: jpete On: Fri Nov 08, 2013 11:20 pm

Thanks to Sandy and mandatory government flood insurance, one of my neighbors rates is going from $1000/yr to $50,000/yr.

A friend of mine is a home inspector and he looked at a house a few streets over. The realtor said flood insurance was quoted as $32,000/yr.

Good thing government makes things "affordable"!
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Re: Election Day is here

PostBy: DieselBob On: Fri Nov 08, 2013 11:23 pm

They had some idiot on TV the other day from NJ that was bitching about the fact there was some legislation that might be introduced that would require the owners of property in a flood area to carry insurance to cover the cost of the property. He said he couldn't afford his beach front home that sandy destroyed if he had to have insurance to cover future flood damage. Oh well, some how I just don't feel bad for these people.
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Re: Election Day is here

PostBy: Rwalker On: Sat Nov 09, 2013 8:59 am

DieselBob wrote:
SMITTY wrote:I'll be turning wrenches until the day I croak ...


I know the feeling. I figure I will retire when I either have a stroke, heart attack or just drop dead. There was a time when I thought I would be able to enjoy retirement but I don't see even having one anymore. Oh well that's life so to say.


That is one of the reasons we have 20 years and age 50 retirement. The average life span for a Corrections employee is 54-56. I will have 23 in when I am 50, so if I have 4-6 years left, I am going to spend them camping in the mountains, flying through the badlands on 2295 CCs, and catching a TON of fish.
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Re: Election Day is here

PostBy: freetown fred On: Sat Nov 09, 2013 9:05 am

While you doin all that flyin, take that back road out of Sturgis headed for Deadwood--nice trout stream runs pretty much the whole length on the left, plus It's a real pretty ride ;)
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Re: Election Day is here

PostBy: Rwalker On: Sat Nov 09, 2013 9:18 am

Will do. I am sure the scenery will be amazing, but I will have to pass on the trout. Never been a huge fan, I like the big fish. Would rather fight a 10 pound channel cat on light line then trout fish any day of the week.
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