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    02-17-2018, 12:55 PM
    He would not be impeached. You forget we now live in a Post-Truth, Post-Fact world. Any recordings, any photos would simply be declared fraudulent,...
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    02-16-2018, 09:27 PM
    We are doomed. We beat the Communists to achieve the first classless society. Out here on the left coast we have even degenerated from casual to...
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    02-16-2018, 09:24 PM
    Nor will early death -- unless Darwin rules are satisfied.
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    02-16-2018, 08:33 PM
    ^ I would be very surprised if Trump were brought up for impeachment by the Republicans, no matter how heinous a crime Mueller might be able to...
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    02-16-2018, 08:08 PM
    I think religious belief can be mapped across a spectrum. Somewhere there is a gradient which leads to delusional thinking. Fundamentalism (of any...
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    02-16-2018, 07:48 PM
    webishop14 replied to a thread Dad over the bar in The Bilge
    You have my condolences, Pete. My Step-Father (a real Dad) passed away 20 years ago, and he's still looking over my shoulder. I suspect yours will...
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    02-16-2018, 01:42 PM
    webishop14 replied to a thread Scientific knowledge in The Bilge
    It's really quite biblical if you think about it. "Seek and ye shall find." Sometimes one must seek a little harder, or more earnestly. But it's...
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    02-15-2018, 01:53 PM
    webishop14 replied to a thread Scientific knowledge in The Bilge
    Arthur C. Clark's 3rd law covers it pretty well. Both for someone from 6000 years ago, as well as Frank! "It's turtles, all the way down."
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    02-15-2018, 09:12 AM
    webishop14 replied to a thread Small boat pron. in The Bilge
    I'm trying to construct a mental free-body diagram; concluding that it's still too early in the morning.
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    02-14-2018, 07:12 PM
    webishop14 replied to a thread Scientific knowledge in The Bilge
    So you say.
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    02-13-2018, 05:57 PM
    webishop14 replied to a thread Scientific knowledge in The Bilge
    But the beauty of all this, Keith, is that true believers don't need to waste their time studying science -- science has got it all wrong anyway.
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    02-13-2018, 11:26 AM
    webishop14 replied to a thread Scientific knowledge in The Bilge
    Yes. Bummer! Your logic breaks at step one. and: This only applies to inquiring minds. Yours is ossified, so don't go expecting God to...
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    02-13-2018, 10:10 AM
    webishop14 replied to a thread Scientific knowledge in The Bilge
    Bad logic Frank! Your assertions are not validated by another's refusal to refute them. Peter's post does NOT fit with what you have been...
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    02-11-2018, 07:50 PM
    It feels so GOOD when something finally works out right. You have a good looking boat going there Ofer.
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    02-11-2018, 07:42 PM
    Finally -- another MAJOR milestone (at least in my playbook). I've spent the last month and more working on the top side panels. Gave them a coat...
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    02-10-2018, 10:10 PM
    webishop14 replied to a thread Small boat pron. in The Bilge
    I'm curious as well. Italy's Cinque Terre? Not Portofino, though.
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    02-09-2018, 11:50 PM
    webishop14 replied to a thread Small boat pron. in The Bilge
    Peter -- I'm almost afraid to ask, this is SUCH a lovely thread. But are we keeping you from your build?
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    02-09-2018, 02:58 PM
    webishop14 replied to a thread The Patriotism trap in The Bilge
    Yeah -- these 'patriots' do not know the difference between pride and arrogance. I view these folk as the product of the 50 year campaign by...
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    02-08-2018, 11:42 PM
    webishop14 replied to a thread Triumph TR-7 in The Bilge
    I figured the rule of thumb for almost all British roadsters of that era was 2 hours shop time for each hour on the road. The Brits have long had an...
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    02-08-2018, 11:28 PM
    webishop14 replied to a thread Appreciation Thread in The Bilge
    Amen to that. +1000
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    02-08-2018, 11:26 PM
    webishop14 replied to a thread The Patriotism trap in The Bilge
    Sad but true. I live in hope -- it may happen that DJT becomes the first U.S. President offered up to the Hague to answer for war crimes. Should...
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    02-07-2018, 11:20 PM
    I'm also not seeing many photos. Seeing it as my loss. Yet the profit is mine as well. Great pix where they show. As a new builder (still stuck...
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    02-07-2018, 10:44 PM
    +1 They don't always get it right, but frequently close enough.
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    02-06-2018, 02:07 PM
    webishop14 replied to a thread A boycott? in The Bilge
    Further evidence of the GOP assault on the institutions of democracy: The map was considered the worst example of Gerrymandering in the 50...
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    02-06-2018, 12:52 PM
    webishop14 replied to a thread A boycott? in The Bilge
    Given the R's "leadership" in Congress, I suspect that were Mueller to give them hard evidence that D2S was trafficking heroin through the White...
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    02-06-2018, 12:43 PM
    webishop14 replied to a thread Memo talk in The Bilge
    It looks to me like the Rs on the House Committee are taking advantage of a free pass: yesterday they voted unanimously to release the D's memo. So...
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    02-06-2018, 09:43 AM
    webishop14 replied to a thread Scientific knowledge in The Bilge
    Why?
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    02-05-2018, 05:41 PM
    webishop14 replied to a thread Quote of the Day in The Bilge
    Sadly, it appears that the Republican leadership in Washington qualifies as "foolish people." They actually believe they'll win in the long run. ...
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    02-05-2018, 05:25 PM
    webishop14 replied to a thread Memo talk in The Bilge
    My wife grew up in a (moderate) Republican family. We were visiting my family, and on the morning that we were driving to the Humboldt County Fair...
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    02-05-2018, 03:43 PM
    webishop14 replied to a thread A boycott? in The Bilge
    Agreed! Sliding into the extreme anti-mode only aggravates the schism in our country. In the book "How Democracies Die," Levitsky and Ziblatt argue...
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