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If Politicians Had to Abide by the Realtor Code of Ethics

realtor code of ethic

As we’re all bombarded for one last night on radio, TV and our mailboxes with the offensive and intellectually insulting ads produced by maggot politicians seeking our votes, I thought it would be interesting to see what the world would be like if these scumbags had to follow the same Standards of Practice and Code […]

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Posted by Steve
8 years ago

My Facebook Login Lockout Ordeal and How I Prevailed

Inflated loan fees

Last weekend we took a vacation to the Island House in Corpus Christi on North Padre Island for 4 days. While there, late one night, while checking email and logging into Facebook, I was presented with the following login message: Your account was recently accessed from a location we’re not familiar with. For your protection, […]

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Posted by Steve
8 years ago

Can a Night Owl become an Early Bird?

I’ve always been a night owl. My first late night job was in high school, mopping up and taking out the trash part time at a restaurant after closing at 11PM. After high school, not taking well to college right away, I worked second shift 3:30PM to midnight at a factory in San Diego for […]

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Posted by Steve
9 years ago

Beatles on Ed Sullivan 45 years ago today

Today marks the 45th anniversary of the Beatles’ first appearance on Ed Sullivan. I’m a huge Beatles fan, always have been. Here is an interesting clip I found on You Tube. It’s a news story that appears to be prior to the appearance on Ed Sullivan.

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Posted by Steve
10 years ago

Understanding Your Economic Stimulus Payment

I received this nice letter from the IRS called “Understanding Your Economic Stimulus Payment”. I got out a calculator to arrive at my own understanding and, from what I can tell, my stimulus award was taxed at a rate of 92.17%, which is the percentage of the $1,800 total that was taken back because we […]

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Posted by Steve
11 years ago

Right Brain Left Brain Spinning Girl

Someone sent me a link to this spinning girl and I found it interesting. Which way is she spinning for you? For me, she is spinning to the right (clockwise) 100% of the time. For Sylvia, she is spinning to the left (counter-clockwise) 100% of the time. For our kids, she randomly switches back and […]

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Posted by Steve
11 years ago