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by farjean2
Thu Oct 26, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Urgent! Heading to ER, surprise bills
Replies: 42
Views: 12197

Re: Urgent! Heading to ER, surprise bills

The old shingles vaccine produced by Merck used a "weakened" live virus. I'm sure that many contracted the disease because of this fact. I'm not certain if the new vaccine is available yet. Something tells me that MachineGhost would be adamantly against using this vaccine. Would it matter if you'd ...
by farjean2
Thu Oct 26, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Urgent! Heading to ER, surprise bills
Replies: 42
Views: 12197

Re: Urgent! Heading to ER, surprise bills

Ironically, 3 days after starting this thread I found myself at an Urgent Care facility this morning. The reason was because I was having stabbing pains in my shoulder for several days and then bumps started breaking out in the same spot. Thought maybe a spider had bitten me in my sleep or somethin...
by farjean2
Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Urgent! Heading to ER, surprise bills
Replies: 42
Views: 12197

Re: Urgent! Heading to ER, surprise bills

Ironically, 3 days after starting this thread I found myself at an Urgent Care facility this morning. The reason was because I was having stabbing pains in my shoulder for several days and then bumps started breaking out in the same spot. Thought maybe a spider had bitten me in my sleep or something...
by farjean2
Wed Oct 25, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Tax Puzzle
Replies: 41
Views: 13365

Re: Tax Puzzle

most americans do not have enough in assets to safely delay social security if they retire earlier . they would spend down to much . but those who will have rmd tax issues will likely be better candidates since those issues tend to go with bigger balances . for most it would make little sense to de...
by farjean2
Wed Oct 25, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Urgent! Heading to ER, surprise bills
Replies: 42
Views: 12197

Re: Urgent! Heading to ER, surprise bills

Some people can afford expensive cars while others can't. That is a crime against humanity. Why can't we provide universal auto care in an efficient manner for all American citizens? I don't think very many voters think that not providing expensive cars to everyone is a crime against humanity. More...
by farjean2
Wed Oct 25, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: NFL National Anthem Controversy
Replies: 42
Views: 13235

Re: NFL National Anthem Controversy

I don't really get out much, but even *I* know that tattoos are a thing these days. ;) Yeah, but tattoos of Bible verses covering almost every inch of your upper body? I doubt that's a thing. You probably don't see this one any where..... "'Do not cut your bodies for the dead or put tattoo marks on...
by farjean2
Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Tax Puzzle
Replies: 41
Views: 13365

Re: Tax Puzzle

THERE IS NO MAGIC FORMULA. it depends on so many factors including the size of the gain . in a nutshell what you pay for medicare is linked to your taxable income from 2 years prior . the premium for the year can go as high as 3x the basic rate depending on total taxable income. selling assets when...
by farjean2
Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: NFL National Anthem Controversy
Replies: 42
Views: 13235

Re: NFL National Anthem Controversy

P.S. - for the record, when I first saw Colin Kaepernick break onto the scene I thought he was a unique talent. During the playoffs that year I think he set a record in one game for the most yards ever gained rushing by a quarterback and not just in the playoffs but in any game ever. When the 49'ers...
by farjean2
Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Urgent! Heading to ER, surprise bills
Replies: 42
Views: 12197

Re: Urgent! Heading to ER, surprise bills

My advice to that bogleheads poster; go back in time and join the military. Or join it now, if you can. Then use VA hospitals. Do VA hospitals have ERs? A former Vietnam buddy that I recently established contact with online told me he uses the VA and everything you hear about the quality of service...
by farjean2
Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Benefits of State Marriage
Replies: 47
Views: 14247

Re: Benefits of State Marriage

Kriegsspiel wrote:Your spouse can't be forced to testify against you, right?
Okay, that's one I never thought of. I'm sure there are more. But how many people who enter into state sanctioned marriage really think about that benefit? Maybe if you are involved in organized crime or something.
by farjean2
Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Benefits of State Marriage
Replies: 47
Views: 14247

Re: Benefits of State Marriage

I've been in two state-sanctioned marriages under the conditions you described, i.e., reasonably happily married with divorce not really being in the equation. My first marriage only ended with the death of my spouse. So I'll be interested to see your cost/benefit analysis when you share it with us....
by farjean2
Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Hillary's new book: "It Was My Turn"
Replies: 71
Views: 22197

Re: Hillary's new book: "It Was My Turn"

Simply any topic where one would believe he has opinions or will make decisions that are dangerous for this country. Hmmm. I don't think you really mean what you are saying, that a president should be held accountable for opinions that he holds that might lead to making decisions that are dangerous...