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I agree on the trail unites us. Elisabeth (Lovenote) started it just last year and is a good source of CDT blogs. Diane, Do you have any good PCT blog recs for this year? I actually read 1-...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » current Continental Divide Trail blog
April 23, 9:23am

object
"Unsweetened tea tastes better." Born and raised and truly a Texan. I hate sweet tea. During the rationing during WW2, my family gave up sweetening their tea. We never took it back ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Wild Camping in the US - advice for an Englishman, please!
April 22, 9:18pm

Re: Re: similar case from last year
Jerry, I'd like to point out that the win in court (no matter what happened later) shows the issue isn't cut and dried. I have thoughts about both sides, but it isn't black and white...

In Chaff » Bundy......A True American Hero?
April 21, 9:19pm

similar case from last year
http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/constitution/item/15602-federal-judge-rules-for-property-rights-smacks-down-abusive-feds http://blog.heritage.org/2013/06/11/court-rebuffs-government-overrea...

In Chaff » Bundy......A True American Hero?
April 21, 4:25pm

amazon
jerry, Increasingly amazon is paying sales tax. around 20 states now. That is more than some other competitors. Amazon is an easy target because of their size. They pay in TX, CA, and NY.

In Chaff » ah, pesky government regulations strangling small business!
April 16, 1:06pm

Re: Re: stats
Jen, For some one that claims to understand stats, you keep failing to. You still are ignoring second incomes. Many are part time jobs that are on the side. I have several people that work so...

In Chaff » ah, pesky government regulations strangling small business!
April 16, 9:55am

stats
Jen, Perhaps you don't understand statistics all that well? Just because over half are young, it doesn't mean that "about half" adults trying to support families. No where in...

In Chaff » ah, pesky government regulations strangling small business!
April 15, 9:39pm

jen
"Although workers under age 25 represented only about one-fifth of hourly paid workers, they made up about half of those paid the federal minimum wage or less" That is from your link a...

In Chaff » ah, pesky government regulations strangling small business!
April 15, 4:57pm

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Jen, The data I have seen suggests that it is 30% that are single incomes trying to be a lone income (not a family unit with double incomes or teens at home/college). Plus as Rick points out ...

In Chaff » ah, pesky government regulations strangling small business!
April 15, 4:52pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: why?
"If you make minimum wage and work 60 hours a week, your GROSS is only 1,860 a month. Take out taxes, medicare, FICA... Now try to live even by yourself on $1400/month take home." I...

In Chaff » ah, pesky government regulations strangling small business!
April 15, 3:22pm

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Katabatic Gear Company
After showing my wife my quilt, she decided at the last minute that she wanted to try a quilt instead of her regular bag when we went backpacking in Colorado. I emailed Aaron Martray at Katabatic Gea...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 03, 9:21am