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82. I'd rather use
Wed Feb 21, 2024, 08:25 AM
Feb 21

cash rather than credit, if you have the cash spend it!!!! What's the big deal. I bet there's congress people who pull out big bucks too.

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Alerted NoRethugFriends Feb 20 #9
This will act as a bookmark EYESORE 9001 Feb 20 #11
Evil it is, I see EYESORE 9001 Feb 21 #83
MIRTED. William769 Feb 20 #23
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Hello. Back again I see. GP6971 Feb 20 #31
Silly rabbit. William769 Feb 20 #35
Right wingers sure get triggered when facts don't comport with their narrative! SunSeeker Feb 20 #67
Join the club. William769 Feb 20 #70
Alerted Biophilic Feb 20 #32
TY! Cha Feb 20 #40
Anytime. William769 Feb 20 #42
Thank you for alerting. yardwork Feb 20 #26
And another (or the same) takes their place. Alerting again. NoRethugFriends Feb 20 #30
So, Willis travels with cash. Hugin Feb 20 #2
And she already explained PatSeg Feb 20 #4
Good point. Hugin Feb 20 #7
And apparently PatSeg Feb 20 #15
Exactly! Hugin Feb 20 #19
I'm glad it was brought up PatSeg Feb 20 #22
I meant the issue of... Hugin Feb 20 #24
Oh yes, I agree PatSeg Feb 20 #25
I suppose if the process leads to a little more... Hugin Feb 20 #34
Sixty year old white guy FHRRK Feb 20 #33
Yes, I always have cash on me as well PatSeg Feb 20 #44
Cash is king for me also. I see no reason to pay the banks that 3% fee erronis Feb 20 #52
Servers love customers like you PatSeg Feb 20 #58
Cash tips are also tax free to the recipient if not declared to the IRS MichMan Feb 20 #60
Not necessarily PatSeg Feb 20 #62
Anyone who doesn't declare them is (1) violating the law and Ms. Toad Feb 20 #68
What percentage of people getting paid in cash do you believe honestly report every dollar to the IRS? MichMan Feb 20 #73
I wasn't commenting on whether tipped employees are complying with the law. Ms. Toad Feb 20 #74
My credit card was replaced twice in 6 months for fraud DBoon Feb 21 #81
i always have some et tu Feb 20 #36
I think it is generational now PatSeg Feb 20 #46
Her dad did a great job of explaining it on the witness stand. SunSeeker Feb 20 #51
Yes, he did PatSeg Feb 20 #59
I now usually use a credit card for groceries and other transactions. LiberalFighter Feb 20 #8
Yes, I can't imagine PatSeg Feb 20 #17
I'd rather use bdamomma Feb 21 #82
Anecdotal corroboration Stinky The Clown Feb 20 #3
Cash is King, electronic credit can have glitches, hacks, outages, cyber attacks bucolic_frolic Feb 20 #5
I always have cash. CrispyQ Feb 20 #6
Me Too RobinA Feb 20 #14
That is another point to consider. Mobile pay apps are really new. LiberalFighter Feb 20 #43
Oh Oh! This is bad for DA Willis. Who am I kidding? It is bad for Trump and his cohorts. LiberalFighter Feb 20 #10
She even left a generous tip. LiberalFighter Feb 20 #12
I'm guessing that she had the receipt too? Hugin Feb 20 #16
I usually trash or lose my receipts. LiberalFighter Feb 20 #38
So having $400.00 in cash while on holiday is suspicious? hadEnuf Feb 20 #13
no you guys are missing the point jcgoldie Feb 20 #20
When I used to work in sales in a high-end electronics store in NY NYC Liberal Feb 20 #18
My mother, an Asian woman, only pays in cash. For everything. LexVegas Feb 20 #21
Only thing this shows is that she is an alcoholic tulipsandroses Feb 20 #27
Unfortunately, these days we always need the sarcasm note. Biophilic Feb 20 #39
Yes. The sarcasm smilie is helpful. Especially in a string that as already drawn alerts. TomSlick Feb 20 #41
I've been guilty of not taking my dad's advice tulipsandroses Feb 20 #28
I always carry cash. Wish my kids would. Ya never know when you might need it. dameatball Feb 20 #37
They didn't kneel on her neck for nine minutes did they? twodogsbarking Feb 20 #45
I've read about Sam Cooke, Aretha Franklin, and other black performers who only accepted payment in cash. Midnight Writer Feb 20 #47
Be cautious about sharing your money habits Marthe48 Feb 20 #48
Not only that, she also stated she takes it all with her when she travels anywhere MichMan Feb 20 #61
I was concerned about that. LiberalFighter Feb 20 #64
Sadly, Willis and her dad had no choice, they were forced to state this info to clear Willis' name. SunSeeker Feb 20 #75
I was worried too. However after seeing her testify, bet a robber would get shamed, ass kicked or shot. Silent Type Feb 20 #77
Good for Fani Roc2020 Feb 20 #49
And.....?.... NNadir Feb 20 #50
What a load of crap pfitz59 Feb 20 #53
Leave it to the Republicans DENVERPOPS Feb 20 #54
Cash Old Okie Feb 20 #55
She said she didn't really care for wine, but preferred vodka MichMan Feb 20 #66
So what? Cash is legal tender. AllyCat Feb 20 #56
Has Brody been fired yet? As long as bills are paid, whose FSogol Feb 20 #57
She spent $300 on two bottles - I can't believe they didn't comp her tasting fee Beaverhausen Feb 20 #63
See Fani. See Donny. See Fani and Donny. Blue Owl Feb 20 #65
No questions about Moses Mike's GenThePerservering Feb 20 #69
"This note is legal tender for all debts, public and private" -- When did that end? Hekate Feb 20 #71
Try buying a ticket or paying for concessions at a major sporting event with cash MichMan Feb 20 #76
Understood -- and I find that fairly offensive. I have credit cards, and use them. But still. Hekate Feb 21 #79
During Covid, those who accept money were rightly concerned about the exposure to pathogens present on cash MichMan Feb 21 #84
Cash is spent in Napa every fucking day. Lots of it. ZonkerHarris Feb 20 #72
I used to pay for all routine daily transactions exclusively in cash, but inflation and the end of post-pay gas pumping Midwestern Democrat Feb 20 #78
Weird. I've been to Acumen Wines and paid in cash also. Nice place. jalan48 Feb 21 #80
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