User Profile: ExpatGreg


Member Since: May 01, 2013


  • November 23, 2013 at 5:19pm

    Pretty sleezy, but I have to say, that my wife and I met on Match.Com eight years ago and we couldn’t be happier. I ran across several scammers while internet dating. They are all “beautiful” women who really want to meet me, don’t have access to a phone, and all they are asking for is airfare from Europe or Nigeria. haha.

  • November 16, 2013 at 10:25am

    The general rule should be, “You eat what you kill.”

  • September 26, 2013 at 2:08am

    What most people haven’t yet realized (but they will), is that if you are healthy and cannot qualify for a big subsidy, and you don’t get coverage through your work, Obamacare is not your only option–in fact, it is your worst option.

    National carriers like Humana, UnitedHealth, Aetna and Assurant are going to continue to offer fully underwritten plans off exchange at a fraction of the cost of ACA-compliant plans in most states.

    My wife and I are healthy, 45 and 43. We have a $10K deductible major medical plan and pay $204 a month that we bought through our broker. It is not an ACA compliant plan, as it doesn’t cover doctor visits with a copay (except for wellness), it doesn’t cover maternity or mental health–benefits we don’t want or need. We make over $65K a year, so according to the Berkeley ACA Calculator (google it) we don’t qualify for a subsidy, and our Silver Plan rate on the Exchange will cost $807 a month.

    We are going to keep our existing plan. And here is the kicker:

    Section 1501(g)(2) of the Affordable Care Act specifies that the IRS
    cannot subject taxpayers to “any criminal prosecution or penalty” for
    refusing to pay the mandate fine. Also, in contrast to normal tax
    levies, the IRS cannot “file notice of lien with respect to any property
    of a taxpayer by reason of any failure to pay the penalty imposed by
    this section.”

    Basically, the only thing the IRS can do to make you pay the mandate
    fine is to take it out of your withhold

  • September 17, 2013 at 1:36am

    Can we PLEASE get some Blackground checks?

  • September 10, 2013 at 5:11pm

    News Flash: The iPad was wearing a hoodie!

  • July 26, 2013 at 11:17am

    McCain was quoted as saying, “We gonna make it rain up in here!”

  • May 1, 2013 at 3:15pm

    This stinks to high heaven. When this is investigated and found to be true, this will be the nail in the coffin for Obama and validation for Glenn Beck.

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