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Geopolitics and Ukraine

Posted 08-22-2022 at 07:15 PM by Redshadowz
Updated 10-24-2022 at 12:36 AM by Redshadowz

[QUOTE=erasure]OK, glad we agree here. So it's not only money that can produce power.[/quote]

I said power rules and that money is power. I never said money is the only power. I said within a capitalist society, money always gets what it wants.

The people who hold positions of power and influence in the government are what we call the "ruling classes" or the "elites". In the middle ages the elites were the aristocrats/monarchs. Their position was...
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Should we stop keeping pets? Why more and more ethicists say yes (but I say strongly "no"!)

Posted 08-21-2022 at 12:47 PM by jbgusa

More and more ethicists say yes (but I say strongly "no"!) Most animals that are commonly kept as pets (and I am not talking about exotic pets) have become pets because that's what the species' in question wanted. These two articles, Opinion: We Didn’t Domesticate Dogs. They Domesticated Us. and How Accurate Is the Theory of Dog Domestication in ‘Alpha’? make a very strong case that dogs, at least, domesticated themselves. Some wolves began hanging out near human habitations, picking...
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Peanuts And Chocolate Go Great Together

Posted 08-20-2022 at 09:10 PM by case44 (Welcome To Case's Column)

Your writer just could not help himself. That most recent trip to the grocery found this Texas gizzard with another bag to take home.

The bag in question contained some M&M's. Not just any M&M's, but peanut M&M's. In between the healthy things like salad and yogurt, why not something that just has nuts in it? And a peanut M&M does the trick.

Whether I get the aforementioned, or perhaps some Russell Stover or Dove or Hershey or...
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Retirement Planning Considering Renting Room in my home

Posted 08-18-2022 at 04:41 PM by AnniHanni

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I suggest renting to a working person from another state or another country who is on a limited-time assignment in this area. What are you going to do if you get an older tenant who gets seriously ill or demented, really needs to be in a facility, and you cannot get them out of your house?

Great Advice!
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Ocean/Monmouth Counties: Best Places to Live

Posted 08-18-2022 at 11:35 AM by AnniHanni

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I'll preface this by saying I've lived in Toms River for the past 25 years (moved as a child) and my husband and I bought our first home in 2010. Now that we have school age children, we are contemplating a move. While we still like the area, the schools are scarily underfunded, the real estate market is all over the place, and there is a lot of uproar within the township over a religious population moving into the city in droves, which makes a lot of residents seem ugly and it's not pleasant
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