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This is your daily pension announcement: Well, for 48 hours now I have been stewing in a loathsome broth. I can't decide which of the following three things is the worst:

#handsoffmypension #idiot #travistime
1. Is it the worst that some idiot at AIMCo who probably makes $500,000 per year off the taxpayer wrote the business case to move ATRF pension investment? It is so deficient that well... see yesterday's Tweets. #petermilburn
2. Or is it the worst that a GOA Cabinet used this poor work as justification for a decision that will likely cost teachers and the GOA millions of dollars? #ripoff Come on, Travis the least you could do is not blame it on some mook from BC named Peter. #peterprinciple
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Fall is in the air and the West is burning (in more ways than one!), so it’s time for the annual CivilWarHumor Review of Overly Enthusiastic, Historically Inaccurate Copywriting To Describe Ostensibly Fun Costumes That Are Actually Unspeakably Sad. First up: the Civil War nurse.
Here’s how the costume is described on Amazon: “Transport yourself back in time as you take a trip to the time of the civil war.” (Ouch. Rough start.) “The Women’s Civil War Nurse costume is the perfect look of classy, smart, and sexy.” (AND THERE IT IS! THE MAGIC WORD!)
“And the best part is, boss, if we call her ‘smart’ and ‘classy,’ we can also say she’s ‘sexy.’ That’s how respect for women works. Back then AND now!”
“But how is treating typhoid sexy?”
“It was by candlelight, wasn’t it?”
“Fair enough.”
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The latest FibDem party broadcast seems a tad familiar..... #ripoff
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Over the past few months, several scam accounts have popped up that call themselves #resistance. Some ask for #donations to help impeach Trump. Some sell shirts, phone cases, etc. And there are others that ask for money for various causes. THREAD 1 #scam #donate #con #PSA
I’ve written about some before, I have a collection of threads about them here. 2… #fraud #con #ripoff #cheat
You can verify a charity’s non-profit status before donating. Donations to non-profits are always TAX DEDUCTIBLE, so get a receipt! 3
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