"If a family can afford to feed, clothe, house, educate a large litter, fine. BUT they should NOT be allowed to claim more than 2 of them as dependents (unless the kids are handicapped in some way, and will never be self-sufficient.)
"Worldwide mandatory population control. Period.
Two children per couple would be legal tax-delectable dependents, a third child would be null, and anything over three would be an annual fine added to the tax bill. Couples/families…"
"I agree with Freethinker. The only reason we got the reverse mtge was to pay off a previous mtge and avoid foreclosure. When all the fees were deducted, there wasn't much left for us (it's a racket), they paid it to us in one lump…"
"I have a house...or half of one. Of course it's (reverse) mortgaged to the hilt.
I sorta would like to have my neck fixed (I'm tired of the worsening dizzy spells and partial paralysis in my arms and hands), but the procedure…"
"I figured out 30 years ago that Mr. R. Money and his ilk WANT us to drop dead on our 65th birthdays so they can get their hands on the funds that WE have paid into FICA and Medicare, etc. They believe they are entitled to it because…"
"Well....hmmmm....I had chicken pox when I was 6 years old, and shingles about 20 years later. I'll take my chances without the vaccine, and to *bleep!* with Medicareless policies. I'm still paying off (out of my whopping $1000…"
"LOL! You guys just reminded me of something that happened ages ago...
A friend of mine was in line at a checkstand behind a woman who had a bratty little girl sitting in the "baby seat" of her cart. The kid kept taking things…"
"Oh, my nerves! I haven't had pork/baby back ribs in years, and I LOVE them! The smokier the better. The price just keeps going up and up and up....
I sometimes watch barbeque contests on the Food Network, and drool."
"I remember as far back as 1967 (and farther) when police in some towns (cities) raided gay bars just for the hell of it. Once in Minneapolis, our company manager had to bail out most of the boys chorus line (and a couple of principal skaters) one…"
To answer your question of wed 'where is everybody' I thinkmmost of us are stranded at home. I'm iced /snowed in so bad l can't get in or out of the drive. Wish I was someplace where the weather would allow me to get out of the house. Hope you are well and mobile.