Mark Elliott
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  • Woodland, WA
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Mark Elliott replied to Anthony McKenzie's discussion Self-Reliance / Independence
"Avoid debt, except for your home mortgage.  Pay that off as soon as possible too.  (10 years beats 30 years.)  Look at every bill every month and think of how to make it smaller.  Drive a good used car that's both reliable…"
Jun 30
Mark Elliott updated their profile
Jun 30
Mark Elliott replied to Chris Badgett's discussion Can I Get Your Opinion on Something ... Is Gardening Manly?
"The very first job any man had was the tend a garden.  It was called "The Garden of Eden.""
Jun 30
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Jun 30
Mark Elliott replied to RiotReiben's discussion Manly advice for short guys?
"Move to Mexico.  You'll be a giant."
Sep 12, 2013
Mark Elliott replied to Lynn Jones's discussion What is a manly job for 15 year olds
"First of all, it is manly to work.  It is not manly to not work.  There is honor in work.  There is dishonor in laziness.  The seemingly lowest employee of a McDonald's cleaning toilets stands a mile above the slickest…"
Sep 9, 2013
Mark Elliott replied to Alex Romo's discussion What's your manly hobby?
"It changes from month to month, or season to season.  I just spent about three months figuring out how to get a razor sharp edge on almost any knife.  Before that I learned how to drop a squirrel at 10 yards with a BB pistol.  Before…"
Sep 6, 2013
Mark Elliott replied to Frost's discussion surviving anywhere.
"Where there's a will, there's a way.  But, knowledge is important.  Watch one episode of "Naked and Afraid" (Discovery Channel.)  Then you'll learn that the #1 physical need is clothing and shoes. …"
Sep 6, 2013
Mark Elliott is now a member of Art of Manliness
Jul 18, 2013

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Interests
playing musical instruments, shooting pistols, sharpening knives, the US e-con-o-me, ways to do things more simply and less expensively
Books
the bible, everything written by John G. Fuller, everything written by David Hatcher Childress, apocalyptic fiction
Movies
Aliens (sci-fi & Vietnam rolled into one film), The Stand, The Deer Hunter, Apocalypse Now, Jarhead, The Day After, Threads, The Road
Music
modern worship music, nearly everything on the radio between 1970 and 1990
Quote
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it" George Santayana

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Clinton R. Ausmus replied to Joshua's discussion Democratic presidential nomination in the group The Great Debate
"I have to agree with this. It's all well and good that homeless people are graduating from college, cut the bulk of our population is in the middle.  Either toward the bottom middle, only making ends meet with government assistance (food…"
4 minutes ago
Liam Strain replied to Todd Serveto's discussion Revolting, Macabre Details About Planned Parenthood's Gruesome Barbarism--Where Are The Excuses? in the group The Great Debate
"No."
7 minutes ago
Regular Joe replied to ClubmanPinaud's discussion Hello all. Does anyone still use iodine on their cuts?
"It did. That's why it was taken off the market. "
8 minutes ago
Regular Joe replied to Todd Serveto's discussion Revolting, Macabre Details About Planned Parenthood's Gruesome Barbarism--Where Are The Excuses? in the group The Great Debate
""Nowhere else in the western world takes 39-week-old "fetuses", delivers them sufficiently to preserve the commercially valuable parts and then crushes the non-sellable parts in order to preserve a technical denial of…"
9 minutes ago
Mongoose replied to Joshua's discussion Democratic presidential nomination in the group The Great Debate
"The unwritten curriculum is just as important as the written curriculum. That unwritten curriculum is the whole reason that many employers do not care WHAT the degree was in, only that the person has a degree. The unwritten curriculum is powerful."
10 minutes ago
James replied to Sir's discussion Grilling -- how guilty should I feel?
"It's a mind trip to see, that's for sure."
11 minutes ago
Mongoose replied to Joshua's discussion Democratic presidential nomination in the group The Great Debate
"You do realize, while it's not the BEST way to do this, jumping through said hoops and all helps to teach the unwritten curriculum which is just as critical. It teaches how to navigate through bureaucratic systems (which are evil, but…"
11 minutes ago
Regular Joe replied to Todd Serveto's discussion Revolting, Macabre Details About Planned Parenthood's Gruesome Barbarism--Where Are The Excuses? in the group The Great Debate
"Definitely. "
12 minutes ago

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