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I do taxes & worry about environmental degradation. Also, I watch too much TV.

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Diaries published: 68 (990 days since last diary on Sun Aug 19, 2012 at 10:18 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 2388 (27 days since last comment on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 07:53 PM PDT)

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Total Recommends: 307

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Most Recommended Diary: Wheat, $11.53, panic, 44 comments, 45 recommends

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Downpuppy's Most Recent Diaries:

Stephen Ohlemacher's AP Goosebumps series on Social Security hit part 3 today Part 1 was where he turned a 5/1 payback into less than 1/1 by hiding the adjustments. Part 2 was mostly a snooze. ...
by Downpuppy
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Aug 19, 2012 at 10:18 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
We see the projection a lot: The Social Security Trust Fund will be exhausted in 2036! Benefits will be reduced 25%! If you're like most people, you grunt and move along. Because really : 2036? Won'...
by Downpuppy
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Dec 03, 2011 at 04:21 PM PST with 1 Recommend
The Globe, in its accelerating trip down the drain, has finally got its paywall working. Thus, unless I happen to get a paper (a rare event - they get thinner & duller every year) it's not worth ...
by Downpuppy
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Nov 13, 2011 at 02:30 PM PST with 1 Recommend
There have been a few things this week that have me thinking about the need a lot of people feel to control other peoples actions. Steven D ...
by Downpuppy
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Jul 03, 2011 at 08:30 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
I've cancelled the paper 3 times this year, & it still arrives. So there's no point in threatening to cancel it again over the drivel in Parade . But really, when you call an ...
by Downpuppy
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Oct 18, 2009 at 01:52 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
I've been spending a lot of time at National Parks lately. A lot of people have, actually. Among other reasons, they're free to very cheap to visit. The ...
by Downpuppy
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Jul 26, 2009 at 12:06 PM PDT with 1 Recommend

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