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    His responsibility will be in declaring the...

    His responsibility will be in declaring the monies in dividends, securities, etc. he receives.


    I will pretty much guarantee that each and every Trump tax return is audited specifically looking...
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    Say what you all want. I've been dealing with the...

    Say what you all want. I've been dealing with the convoluted, ridiculously complex USA Tax Code for decades. Both personal and business.

    The myth of the 70,000-page federal tax code - Vox
    "The...
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    Yea, today, more Thai food. But, another fine set...

    Yea, today, more Thai food. But, another fine set of tastebud ticklers. This from the open air market right outside our Moo Baan. Really don’t shop there much as it’s just a bit too far a walk to lug...
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    Out and about returning home stopped at a local...

    Out and about returning home stopped at a local open air market and picked up dinner. Upon arrival found a care package from our neighbors with Popia and Pizza. A bit of food stuffs shuffling and our...
  5. Thread: Daily Moan

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    cause and effect We know the effect, care to...

    cause and effect

    We know the effect, care to enlighten us on the cause?
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    Well – I travel quite a bit to parts unknown and...

    Well – I travel quite a bit to parts unknown and on occasion have picked pretty poor accommodations sight unseen for an overnight. No big deal as it’s only an overnight.

    For a minivaca where I’ll...
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    There are always two sides... Rating 4.5...

    There are always two sides...


    Rating 4.5 out of 5 Excellent based on 1,920 traveler reviews

    #10 of 85 hotels in Ko Chang

    Traveler rating
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    No sauce - she just cooked it very fast on a high...

    No sauce - she just cooked it very fast on a high flame... tasted fine and wasn't dry

    She most certainly knows how to cook and I've never been disappointed by the fare she makes. Double-edged...
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    Nope, not me, haven't hit the 65 number yet, in...

    Nope, not me, haven't hit the 65 number yet, in the future, although not the far future.

    But, as a resident of Thailand, why should I care what Donald Trump says? :rolleyes:
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    For the betting man... US Election 2020 Odds:...

    For the betting man...

    US Election 2020 Odds: 80% Of Money Wagered Is On Donald Trump | Insight| OddsChecker

    US Presidential Election 2020 Odds: 80% Of Money Wagered Is On Donald Trump Winning...
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    So, red letter day with the Moo Baan Truck Vendor...

    So, red letter day with the Moo Baan Truck Vendor – goong, nice sized medium/large THB 10 per. So, a dozen goong, a mix of veggies and a bit fruit. THB 200. Can’t be beat. Thai food centering around...
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    YD - didn't read this thread - but, did you email...

    YD - didn't read this thread - but, did you email your embassy and ask for their help?
  14. 25 years ago - my actual marriage took about...

    25 years ago - my actual marriage took about three hours - that is three hours to register the marriage in Bangkok.

    Prior to the registration you have a paperwork drill. Marriage in Thailand 25...
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    A bit of travel this afternoon, stopped at one of...

    A bit of travel this afternoon, stopped at one of the open air markets for dinner; khao ka pi, spiced ground pork, som tum, Vietnamese spring rolls followed by a dessert of som oh

    khao ka pi...
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    Well, re-reviewed the video. This is the...

    Well, re-reviewed the video. This is the rigmarole;

    1) Thailand opens for the STV visa. 90 day minimum stay – 270 day maximum (2 ninety day extensions).

    Want to go here's the drill:

    2)...
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    The Holiday Inn Pattaya room photo posted earlier...

    The Holiday Inn Pattaya room photo posted earlier looks quite nice... and then, I think of spending two solid weeks staring at those same four walls and...

    Well, you get the picture :sad2: :no:
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    Watched the video - absolutely positive there...

    Watched the video - absolutely positive there will lines of applicants stretching around the block to get their STV -

    Amazing. Not so much how much work went into engineering this clusterfuck -...
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    Call/visit the local Thai Embassy - first she...

    Call/visit the local Thai Embassy - first she needs to apply for and be granted a Certificate of Entry. The Embassy will have the paperwork drill du jour she will have to go through and the current...
  20. Thread: Where to Live

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    Daihuy: There are literally dozens, if not...

    Daihuy:

    There are literally dozens, if not hundreds, of towns, communities, municipalities, running up and down the east and west seaboard of the gulf of Thailand that will satisfy you.

    With...
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    Always a mixture of issues. No pro side, only the...

    Always a mixture of issues. No pro side, only the con side of travel. Used to get 24 hour travel by plane. Bangkok to East Coast USA. Probably looking at 30+ hours once travel routes are restored.
    ...
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    How has coronavirus affected you? Directly...

    How has coronavirus affected you?


    Directly it has only changed my visitation vacations to the USA. Basically, disrupted my plans of visiting every other year. No thoughts, desire or intentions...
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    A most enjoyable dinner this evening. Top of the...

    A most enjoyable dinner this evening. Top of the Line in every respect. Tilapia fillets, Gaeng Som Moo heavily spiced. Sauteed vegetables, abundantly loaded with snow peas.

    Follow up dessert...
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    Dental day – on return stopped at a local...

    Dental day – on return stopped at a local restaurant – late lunch take out, Rad Na Talay and Pad Thai Goong – incredibly delicious… this place always hits target. A bit pricier than most of our local...
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    ^ a few... 57424

    ^ a few...

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    Yup - I can see the difference now - clear as day...

    Yup - I can see the difference now - clear as day
    Tis the good guys versus the bad guys


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    That is the Machine - it has been developed over...

    That is the Machine - it has been developed over time and is now a perfected process. The USA political machine consists of 100 Senators, 435 Congressman and 1 President (talking head). Now, these...
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    hmm... I take your going to vote for Biden? :)

    hmm... I take your going to vote for Biden? :)
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    Depends on Bidens proposals - if Biden is running...

    Depends on Bidens proposals - if Biden is running on the "vote for me because I'm not Trump" platform - speaks for itself.

    Frankly, my concern and issues are limited only to Social Security and...
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    Trump will win because he can run a pep rally....

    Trump will win because he can run a pep rally. Simple as that. His message will continue to change until he finds the correct set of buttons to push to get folk voting for him. American voters will...
  31. Never gave it a whole lot of thought. Worked my...

    Never gave it a whole lot of thought. Worked my entire life to pay the bills. Fortunately my path of employ was challenging and self-satisfying so there were very few days when I had to expend effort...
  32. Thread: Dinner

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    Tonight – Ka Moo, Tofu and Pork Soup, Tofu and...

    Tonight – Ka Moo, Tofu and Pork Soup, Tofu and Sprouts, all correctly spiced and quite appetizing. Dessert of pomelo.

    Dinner
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    The real problem (for all of us) is predicting...

    The real problem (for all of us) is predicting the future. You do fit the profile of those who are "eligible" to receive a COE - but, it is at the discretion of the Thai Embassy where you apply. Then...
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    Every 40 seconds a person dies by suicide...

    Every 40 seconds a person dies by suicide somewhere in the world. Over 800 000 people die by suicide every year. Yet suicides are preventable. “Preventing suicide: a global imperative” is the first...
  35. Excerpt from the Feb 15 Bangkok Post article on...

    Excerpt from the Feb 15 Bangkok Post article on the same subject

    Embassies urged to find English teachers

    The minister said he has also come up with a plan to upgrade English-language lessons...
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    Michael Moore – Remember Him? :rolleyes: 3...

    Michael Moore – Remember Him? :rolleyes:

    3 Short Months Ago:

    Michael Moore: The only way Trump wins in 2020 is if he 'cheats' | TheHill
    BY MORGAN GSTALTER - 05/23/20 07:58 AM EDT

    Academy...
  37. Thread: Daily Moan

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    Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize after...

    Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize after Israel-UAE deal

    Nomination was submitted by Christian Tybring-Gjedde, a member of the Norwegian Parliament

    President Trump has been nominated for...
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    FTFY :smileylaughing:

    FTFY

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    Poll: 0% - simple shit, I woke up on the right side of...

    0% - simple shit, I woke up on the right side of the dirt - think of those who didn't... life is good :)

    You just have to manage your expectations - look around, there's a slew of folk who have it...
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    57221 Compliments of Michael R. Pence But, on...

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    Compliments of Michael R. Pence

    But, on another note - as he's been campaigning for a year prior to winning the election and his term is four years, of the crimes that Trump may, or may...
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    uhm... pardoned from what? - kinda figure they'll...

    uhm... pardoned from what? - kinda figure they'll need a trial and conviction first...
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    Anyway - for our die hard Dems - just got off the...

    Anyway - for our die hard Dems - just got off the phone with a Trumper. A Die Hard tried and true deep blue Philadelphia Democrat...

    Yea, a few of them do exist - people that just do like Trump. ...
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    57196 Here ya go - Go Hobby Lobby - don't seem...

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    Here ya go - Go Hobby Lobby - don't seem to be all to concerned about a threatened boycott :rofl:
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    Don't know Ray - didn't spend much time googling...

    Don't know Ray - didn't spend much time googling - this is what quickly came up...

    2020 Presidential Election Fundraising: Biden Vs. Trump : NPR
    Money Tracker: How Much Trump And Biden Have...
  46. Thread: Dinner

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    We'll try a bit of Thai on the table this...

    We'll try a bit of Thai on the table this evening. Got a good haul from our Moo Baan Veggie Seller. Spiced beef and sauteed vegetables. Dessert of mango, papaya and watermelon.

    Haul of Veggies...
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    :sad2: Come on SK, put on your sales cap....

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    Come on SK, put on your sales cap. Ring the shipmate again - this leaky boat, the dying forum HMS TD Lollipop needs new blood - he'll be well received... :)

    Tell him NAVCAMS MED and...
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    Someday - Maybe

    Redacted for size – a long read

    Electoral College abolition amendment - Wikipedia

    Bayh–Celler amendment

    The closest the United States has come to abolishing the Electoral...
  49. Poll: Careful there Gup - thinking just ain't one of...

    Careful there Gup - thinking just ain't one of your strong points :)
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