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truedelphi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-07-08 11:48 AM
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36. Kevin was not exactly the person who came to mind -
But yep that is one example.

Though I doubt he has to worry about his lifestyle going south.

If anything, he's several million times better off since the tw of them hoocked up (Monetarily speaking)
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  -Should there be an upper bound on some components of child support payments? Boojatta  Feb-05-08 08:10 PM   #0 
  - Don't many states consider awarding amounts to maintain the lifestyle the kids knew?  havocmom   Feb-05-08 08:14 PM   #1 
  - As a single mom I spent at least 17 per cent on my child.  truedelphi   Feb-05-08 08:17 PM   #2 
  - Actually, the amount in the table is 29% for three children.  Boojatta   Feb-05-08 08:28 PM   #4 
     - Well you only confirm what my son used to say!  truedelphi   Feb-06-08 01:16 PM   #25 
  - There seems to be an element of "penalty" for the non-custodial  wtmusic   Feb-05-08 08:17 PM   #3 
  - In California, the amount of time a parent spends with the child  JDPriestly   Feb-05-08 08:37 PM   #5 
  - Depends on what the meaning of "needs" is. What does a "roof over one's head" constitute?...  Hekate   Feb-05-08 09:15 PM   #6 
     - "what it takes to support the household his children live in"  Boojatta   Feb-05-08 09:32 PM   #7 
     - I agree with your posts except for  truedelphi   Feb-06-08 01:19 PM   #27 
        - Well, yes, take the case of Kevin Federline and Britney Spears. Egads what a disaster. nt  Hekate   Feb-07-08 01:16 AM   #30 
           - Kevin was not exactly the person who came to mind -  truedelphi   Feb-07-08 11:48 AM   #36 
  - Most places child support is based on a percentage of non-custodial parent's income  uppityperson   Feb-05-08 09:34 PM   #8 
  - 'It is not based on "need" but on what would be.'  Boojatta   Feb-05-08 09:38 PM   #9 
     - Nope.  uppityperson   Feb-05-08 09:41 PM   #10 
        - Suppose that the percentage of gross income approach  Boojatta   Feb-05-08 09:48 PM   #11 
           - You sure concluded a lot from "nope"  uppityperson   Feb-05-08 09:50 PM   #12 
              - I concluded a lot? I described a hypothetical scenario and asked a question.  Boojatta   Feb-05-08 09:53 PM   #13 
                 - push poll  uppityperson   Feb-05-08 09:56 PM   #14 
  - yet another thread  lwfern   Feb-06-08 05:41 AM   #15 
  - Do you actually oppose an upper bound or merely fail to get excited about an upper bound?  Boojatta   Feb-06-08 09:52 AM   #16 
  - Maybe you can post your OP on a men's rights forum  lwfern   Feb-06-08 10:32 AM   #17 
     - Can we start alerting on these types of posts?  plantwomyn   Feb-06-08 10:48 AM   #20 
     - I might be wrong, but I think that one person working alone can alert on a post or thread.  Boojatta   Feb-06-08 12:13 PM   #21 
     - If taxes to pay for the costs of providing compulsory education  Boojatta   Feb-06-08 12:40 PM   #23 
        - Yes, I quite get that you are interpreting "women's rights"  lwfern   Feb-06-08 01:19 PM   #26 
           - "Changing a law to benefit primarily rich white men"  Boojatta   Feb-06-08 01:43 PM   #28 
              - Apparently there was a misunderstanding here.  lwfern   Feb-06-08 03:10 PM   #29 
  - "How can we ensure children and single parents living in poverty have their basic needs met?"  Boojatta   Feb-07-08 09:26 AM   #31 
     - Excellent.  lwfern   Feb-07-08 09:43 AM   #32 
        - Is your "excellent" comment based on reading that new thread  Boojatta   Feb-07-08 09:57 AM   #33 
           - It was sarcasm  lwfern   Feb-07-08 10:53 AM   #35 
              - "you see the problems of the poor as belonging elsewhere"  Boojatta   Feb-08-08 05:50 PM   #39 
                 - What I meant  lwfern   Feb-08-08 06:21 PM   #40 
  - Okay, Ill bite.  plantwomyn   Feb-06-08 10:43 AM   #18 
  - "Finally, I don't think you know the definition of 'arbitrary'."  Boojatta   Feb-06-08 12:23 PM   #22 
     - The word you should be using is wide-ranging.  plantwomyn   Feb-07-08 01:54 PM   #38 
  - no there shouldnt be.  lionesspriyanka   Feb-06-08 10:43 AM   #19 
  - Would you have preferred a poll? Would you be willing to share some thoughts...  Boojatta   Feb-06-08 12:59 PM   #24 
     - i dont see a good argument why their should be a upper bound?  lionesspriyanka   Feb-07-08 11:53 AM   #37 
  - No fixed upper bound.  electron_blue   Feb-07-08 10:32 AM   #34 
  - If we want to chip away at the class system, where should we begin?  Boojatta   Feb-25-08 11:51 AM   #41 
     - Unions, unions, unions!!!  Karl_Bonner_1982   Aug-11-08 04:08 PM   #48 
  - Billionaires shouldn't be able to get out from under for $3000/month  Warpy   Feb-25-08 04:43 PM   #42 
  - Hey, Boo, would you check in here?  raccoon   Feb-26-08 08:54 AM   #43 
  - he doesn't need to  musette_sf   Feb-26-08 11:34 AM   #44 
  - Kick  Boojatta   Jul-28-08 10:27 AM   #45 
     - Why?  thecatburgler   Aug-08-08 07:40 PM   #46 
     - Have you ever raised a child alone, Boojatta?  PeaceNikki   Aug-11-08 12:52 AM   #47 

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