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Beautiful Erotic Photography – Image Gallery

Via: Beautiful Erotic Photography

See many more, HERE:

http://erophotos.net/

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“Quote of the Day”

Do the right thing – Re-Elect Obama/Biden!

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Your Grandparents Are Spending All of Their Money

Via: the Atlantic Wire

The Wall Street Journal has some news for you, Baby Boomers: Not only have you suffered financially in the recession, but that inheritance you’re counting on from your parents, well, you might not get it after all. This is because today’s grandparents are probably going to live a long time, long enough to spend their money for themselves. You might actually have to take care of them. Curses! According to Anne Tergeson:

‘As a group, boomers likely won’t be getting as much of an inheritance as they hoped. Even worse, far from receiving a bequest, a growing number are tapping some of their own savings to help their cash-strapped parents make ends meet.

For families, the result is often a lot of scrambling, dashed dreams, and conflict and angst as parents and children try to come to grips with the lean new reality—and divide up a smaller pie.’

The growing aging population in the U.S. is a real thing, not to be scoffed at.

Tergenson gives us the numbers: “a 65-year-old man has a 60 percent chance of living to age 80 and a 40 percent chance of reaching 85. For women, the odds are 71 percent and 53 percent, respectively.” This means that seniors aged 85 and older are actually the quickest growing portion of the population. Which means, best case scenario, hooray: Our parents and grandparents will be with us for a long while!

But not everyone has planned, financially or otherwise, to live that long—and even if they have, the money they’ve saved may not be enough to cover it, particularly if they become ill and need medical treatment. And living so long, who won’t? As Michael Wolff wrote in New York magazine in May, the parents of adult parents are living longer and longer, even past the point some would describe as actually “living,” instead being kept only basically alive by doctors and medical technologies. This is a real issue.

http://www.theatlanticwire.com/national/2012/06/your-grandparents-are-spending-all-their-money/53404/

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FACTS:

– A ‘baby boomer’ is a person who was born during the demographic Post-World War II baby boom between the years 1946 and 1964′; which would put their age, between (48-66).

– If you figure 20 years per generation, baby-boomers’ would have parents between (68-86), and grand-parents between (88-106).

– So, many of us, ‘baby-boomers’, consider themselves very fortunate to still have parents alive; let alone, grandparents.

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Note: three of my grandparents died before I was born. My ‘Mom’s Mom’ passed away when I was 19.

http://jonsfamily.wordpress.com/2009/05/05/52-it-was-back-to-the-pacific-northwest/

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Bottom-line: I think WSJ should do the math; and the article should read:

‘CHILDREN of the baby-boomers, are fucked’ (see photo).

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personal story:

By living in Thailand, I will be able to leave my sons a larger inheritance; and you know what?

I feel DAMN GOOD good about it!

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related post:

’77 Pride and Inspiration – my sons

http://jonsfamily.wordpress.com/2009/05/05/77-%e2%80%93-pride-inspiration-my-sons/

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Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) – ‘GOP Moron x pi’ of the Day

Via: Wonkette

Representative Jason Chaffetz, a Republican (duh) from Utah, has a lot in common with his fellow Republicans, given that he thinks that fixing the deficit is a very, very important issue, but! not so important that we should be willing to cut defense spending or let the Bush tax cuts expire to get the job done.

See, to Representative Jason Chaffetz, the deficit is a very specific level of important that necessitates raising the retirement age to 72, but does NOT require the expiration of the Bush tax cuts.

In an op-ed over at The Hill called “Washington Has a Spending Problem, Not a Revenue Problem,” Chaffetz patiently explains that if we’d all just be willing to pitch in and sacrifice a little — you know:

– retire at 72

– privatize Medicare

– limit government assistance to Poors, that sort of thing

bottom-line: We can protect the interests of oil companies and rich people AND fix the deficit!

http://wonkette.com/474904/utah-republican-jason-chaffetz-has-some-original-ideas-on-fixing-the-deficit#more-474904

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the ‘non-apology’ apology – disgraceful!

Via: Think Progress

American Crossroads, the Super PAC run by former Bush adviser Karl Rove personally attacked Commerce Secretary John Bryson Monday morning, following his involvement in three car crashes.

As it turns out, Sec. Bryson had a seizure while at the wheel this weekend, leading to three separate collisions in the space of a few minutes.

In a tweet that has since been deleted, the group suggested that reports of Bryson’s car accidents involved alcohol use.

Bryson was given medication to treat his seizure after Saturday’s events.

ABC news also reports that Bryson’s episode is not totally unprecedented: four years ago, the Secretary passed out during a board meeting and was taken to the hospital.

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the ‘non-apology’ apology:

American Crossroads spokesperson Jonathan Collegio apologized to TPM, “The hashtag (about his driving #skills) attempted levity, but it communicated poorly. We took it down,” he said. “I regret the tweet.”

http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2012/06/11/497199/karl-roves-super-pac-jumps-to-conclusions-launches-attack-on-commerce-secretary-who-suffered-from-seizure/?tw_p=twt

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personal thoughts:

– ‘Driving skills’ and ALCOHOL, are NOT THE SAME; ya bastard!

– And YES, I believe Mr. Bryson should stop driving.

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Getting dumber by the day!

Via: Dependable Renegade

Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign isn’t backing off the candidate’s claim that America needs fewer teachers, firefighters, and police officers. Instead, FORMER New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu (R), a top Romney campaign surrogate, backed Romney’s call this morning, telling MSNBC that changes in technology (wtf???) and population shifts have made layoffs of teachers and public safety officials necessary.

America – Fuck YEAH!

http://www.dependablerenegade.com/

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personal thought:

Actually, what it’s about is turning over the police, fireman and teaching jobs to the private sector. $$$’s

And to put this in perspective, think about calling the average ‘shopping mall’ security guy at 3 o’clock, because someone is trying to break into your house.

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‘population shifts’ ; MORE ‘people of color’.

So why should we spend OUR MONEY on them?

Racism, pure and simple.

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Gump was right, “Stupid is, as stupid does”.

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