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  •  They're better off than (1+ / 0-)
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    whaddaya

    persons with no GED and no professional license, right?  My point is not that ANYONE should be penalized -- my point is that if as Simpson believes, a longer life expectancy should mean a later retirement, then the best predictor we have of life expectancy is level of income and education.  Let the poor and disadvantaged retire sooner than the rest of us -- like THAT would ever happen, right?  

    "The extinction of the human race will come from its inability to EMOTIONALLY comprehend the exponential function." -- Edward Teller

    by lgmcp on Thu May 12, 2011 at 12:06:31 PM PDT

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    •  It's the too-high armrests poking me (1+ / 0-)
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      whaddaya

      right in the forearm nerve where the repetitive-motion pain is, that drive ME nuts.

      "The extinction of the human race will come from its inability to EMOTIONALLY comprehend the exponential function." -- Edward Teller

      by lgmcp on Thu May 12, 2011 at 12:08:00 PM PDT

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      •  Oops, wrong sub-thread. (0+ / 0-)

        "The extinction of the human race will come from its inability to EMOTIONALLY comprehend the exponential function." -- Edward Teller

        by lgmcp on Thu May 12, 2011 at 12:08:42 PM PDT

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