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  • Rameses Unchained Jan 3, 2013
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    +$16 Trillion...and counting.

  • Rameses Unchained Jan 3, 2013
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    It's going to affect everyone, including yours. This of course is not the time and place so I will be brief on my soapbox, but things are going to happen that will have a significant effect on the economy. If govt. does not shrink, we will go in default. Moodys is about ready to pull the trigger. If we cut govt. spending, we will slide into a recession until the private sector picks it up, IMHTHO the perferable way. Unfortunately, we are on the spending track with too many freebies out there. When our bonds get downgraded, our borrowing costs go up and either there will be more taxes, or the govt. will have to lay off. You saw what happened with Greece. If we act now and suffer some immediate pain, then we will gain in the long run. It's pretty simple math.

  • All ACC Fan Jan 3, 2013
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    903 is in shape as toilets will need to be cleaned no matter what state the economy is in. Good for him.....he certainly deserves it....the toilets I mean..LOLOL

  • 903 mens national championships Jan 3, 2013
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    Gotcha. Every industry is different and I honestly know nothing about industries outside of the one I work in. I hope it turns around for everyone.

  • Unc r Hypocrits Jan 3, 2013
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    You are talking about hourly people with no real skills except installing HVAC systems. The housing industry is still trying to recover. There is more competition between sub-contractors than I have ever seen. Builders are now switching companies to save $50 on a home being built. Their profit margins are smaller, but subs pay the price...and the buyer. I own a sub-contracting business. 4 years ago, I had 2 full-time employees and 14 custom builders using my services. Today, it's me, a part-time helper when I need him, and 2 builders using me full-time, 1-2 part-time....when they build a home. And, I've had to cut my prices to keep what I have. My bills didn't go down or disappear (truck payment, gas, insurance, cell phone, materials), just my income and profit margins. Have had to dip into personal savings several times to stay afloat. More people looking for jobs due to lay-offs, companies going out of business. Less jobs/work available due to economy. You do the math.

    And yet, this last bill to "save" us from the fiscal cliff, had billions in pork in it. It's in today's N & O, on the front page. Our elected officials don't give a D*mn about Americans in general. Even my wife is ready to leave the country, as she fears it's going to get worse, and we are both in our fifties. She says if we're going to die, we may as well be in a warm climate we love, far south of here. :-)

  • 903 mens national championships Jan 3, 2013
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    Are the 7 people out of work unable to find hourly contract work? I am not trying to be a smart*ss, just wondering if they are in a situation where they have to work for a company or be completely unable to find a paycheck?

  • Rameses Unchained Jan 3, 2013
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    Yep. Recession coming.

  • Unc r Hypocrits Jan 3, 2013
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    A guy I know just folded his heating and air company. Had 7 employees. It was either supply insurance for everyone at 40k per year or pay a penalty of 20k+ for not offering insurance. He couldn't afford either, so he's gone to work for someone else, and 7 people are now out of work. And, this is just the beginning.

  • buckets112 Jan 3, 2013
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    i sent you an email at the gmail account

  • Rameses Unchained Jan 3, 2013
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    Hope all the people that voted for the guy are enjoying their tax hike and Obmacare fee on the next paycheck. The rich are now "paying their fair share" according to the campaign rhetoric. Did anyone really beleive they could do any revenue increase without taxing the critical masses? Hilarious and sad all in one thought. The pork in the bill was ridiculous, especially the wind power one. Now let's see how serious the other side get's about spending cuts because the revenue side is settled...or is it? Once liberty slips on a slope, the grip is always compromised on each subsequent step due to the shoes of freedom being clogged by bureaucratic and class warefare mud.

  • Rameses Unchained Jan 3, 2013
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    No, for what you have. Everything is short but just call me or I'll call you. BTW, extremely short. Obama has become the best gun and ammo salesman in the history of gun and ammo sales.

  • BattlingBishop 5 Jan 3, 2013
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    +1....too bad some don't take that whole Constitution thing seriously.

  • Unc r Hypocrits Jan 2, 2013
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    I don't need .223 myself. Are the supplies THAT short?

  • Rameses Unchained Jan 2, 2013
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    Thats not the email I will use so may have to get home to retrieve and then I will send you my normal email.

  • Rameses Unchained Jan 2, 2013
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    Ah grasshoper, I think all is sold. Gotta know where to get on lists so it ships when it comes in to you. Only a couple places doing that. You call me and I'll hook you up because I have another possibility I will discuss with you.

  • Unc r Hypocrits Jan 2, 2013
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    Two places in Raleigh. Davi's and Hills, Inc. Hills can be a little pricey on some things, but, they usually have anything you're looking for.

  • buckets112 Jan 2, 2013
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    cool...i'll hit you up tomorrow from work.

  • Rameses Unchained Jan 2, 2013
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    Email me at dr.feelgood1958@gmail.com as I have some possibilities for my friend Buckets.

  • buckets112 Jan 2, 2013
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    happy new year everyone. if you happen to find some .223 ammo somewhere let me know where you got it.

  • Rameses Unchained Jan 2, 2013
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    Happy New Year to all. Welcome to the government taking more of your freedom and liberty.

  • ncstateforever Jan 1, 2013
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    Hope you have a good new year. You don't have anything to apologize for.

  • NCSU79 Jan 1, 2013
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    That's a sure bet. Derp.

  • Jacob Summerz Jan 1, 2013
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    Happy New Years to all you Mamma Jamma's!! My resolution is to get banned at least once! Rofl!

  • Unc r Hypocrits Jan 1, 2013
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    To All ACC Insider, I hope you didn't take me too seriously. Have a great new year, buddy!

  • Unc r Hypocrits Jan 1, 2013
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    Least you got a response. :)

  • RD n NC Jan 1, 2013
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    As soon as 2013 popped up i said dang, just felt my paycheck drop $40

  • RD n NC Jan 1, 2013
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    lol, dang us Old people. My wife never put her kindle down, i tapped her on the\
    shoulder and said happy new year, she just mummbled whoohoo lol

  • Unc r Hypocrits Jan 1, 2013
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    She's asleep. :(

    Hope this year brings you everything you need. Whether you want it or not. :-)

  • RD n NC Jan 1, 2013
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    Happy New year Tommy, but why are you posting here instead of hugging your wife lol

  • Unc r Hypocrits Jan 1, 2013
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    Dang, I need to proofread. lol. Too much juicy juice! :)

  • Unc r Hypocrits Jan 1, 2013
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    I sincerely he everyone here have a prosperous and wonderful new year. Except for one poster, I truly believe I could be friends with anyone and everyone here.

    Sorry for the bad me the last few weeks. Trolling is hard work and gets boring fast. I'm done with it.

    Seriously, everyone haveca G R E A T year!!!

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