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  1. Poll: Re: Should Al Franken be expelled from the Senate?

    Silly.

    I keep mentioning the tendency to Overreact. Such leaping and thrashing seldom sheds any light, or results in wise outcomes. Investigate? Sure. Celebrate the part of all this that is...
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    Re: Pat Buchanan's latest

    P. Buchanen is almost entirely JAFT. I don't know why anyone would pay even the slightest attention to what he says.
  3. Re: In case anyone is curious about GRP lobster boats

    Horses for courses. Looks like it'll have a nice roomy engine room (except may be for headroom?). Always a joy. I hate doing anything mechanical. My hatred grows exponentially as the space tightens.
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    Re: The beers to drink in Hell (Michigan)

    Always happy to spread the good word, and I know you, and some of our other Michiganders, appreciate the renaissance of the brewer's art.

    'Beer is proof that God loves us, and wants us to be...
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    Re: Do you use Hand Sanitiser

    Ayup...

    But don't forget 'overuse penicillin and such until they lose all efficacy'.
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    Re: What's for dinner

    Tonight? Next to nothing. Saving myself for the feast tomorrow.
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    The beers to drink in Hell (Michigan)

    http://www.freep.com/story/entertainment/2017/11/22/craft-beer-michigan-1000-spirits-of-detroit/857800001/
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    Re: Pettit Sea Gold

    Yes... all water-based finishes lift the grain more than most oil-based. It's something that should be mentioned in the Application Procedures. And that's not a big problem, if you use it as an...
  9. Re: Tell me again... what annual household income level is "middle class?"

    You're kinda, sorta right. Read a bit more carefully for the full picture.
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    Re: lightbulb moment

    If one is using PED's and LED's at the same time, is he F'ED?

    Asking for a friend.
  11. Re: Tell me again... what annual household income level is "middle class?"

    There are various ways to parse the data - depending upon what you're trying to get at, and how deep a look at things you're attempting to achieve.

    The most simplistic is income. One common...
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    Re: a question about bullet proof vests

    No personal experience, but a Sheriff friend tells me that the kevlar vests will stop most handgun rounds, while a rifle shot required ceramic inserts. No idea whether, like a motorcycle helmet, it's...
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    Video Recorder Advice

    My sweetie has asked for a quality video recorder for Christmas. She has been recording her piano compositions using her tablet, but the sound quality is pretty awful. The video quality is sorta...
  14. Re: And yet another Republican family values guy goes up in flames.

    I'll put my money on 'jerk'.
  15. Thread: Locations

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    Re: Locations

    No... not at all. We have no interest in minor details. It's world domination we're after...
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    Oregon is recruiting well in both basketball & football --

    https://www.sbnation.com/2017/11/20/16681724/oregon-football-baskeball-recruiting-bol-bol-rankings


    In fact, Oregon is arguably...
  17. Re: From the alt-right: eating soy turns you into a liberal!

    Another dingbat heard from...
  18. Thread: Bronze casting

    by David G
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    Re: Bronze casting

    I'd never heard of him. Might just look him up. Thanks!
  19. Re: And yet another Republican family values guy goes up in flames.

    See... ANOTHER pervert. Just like Franken!!
  20. Re: thanksgiving dinner - thoughts - suggestions - recipes

    I prefer good squash a bit on the commando side. Very little prep. Just baked... with a dab of butter and a sprinkle of brown sugar. Hard to beat the classics.

    If you want to work harder......
  21. Thread: FredZ

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    Re: FredZ

    FredZ is, was, and always has been... a figment of his own imagination. <G>
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    Re: Tax cuts for the poor

    <snort>
  23. Re: Is the tax plan the beginning of an economic disaster?

    There's a very good reason I have some folks on the Ignore List.


    When the signal/noise ratio runs too low...
    On they go!!!
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    Re: Al Franken, we hardly knew yee

    This is getting to be hysterical.
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    Re: Al Franken, we hardly knew yee

    As is often the case, you beat me to it.

    Lindy - thanks for the nice job delineating the sorts of distinctions I mentioned. They really are important.
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    Re: Al Franken, we hardly knew yee

    Sure... but as a metaphor, I find it useful.
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    Re: False Equivalency Strategy

    Just so.

    On a moral level... he is welcoming an investigation. And he has already bent over backwards to apologize for something that is (to my mind) not much of a much. No parsing (beyond the...
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    Re: Infrared Cooker (David G question)

    Thanks for the info!
  29. Re: BUSTED Anti-gay Republican resigns after getting caught being gay

    Yes... he did.

    But that's not the primary problem. The problem is that, besides not allowing himself the peace, love, and acceptance that he deserved... he also actively set out to deny it to...
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    Re: False Equivalency Strategy

    No. But I do see the distinction. I'm sorry that you don't. Because it matters. I suspect you are over-reacting to something similar to the Bill Cosby/Bill O'Reilly/Roy Moore litany of abusers that...
  31. Re: BUSTED Anti-gay Republican resigns after getting caught being gay

    Just so. There has been, for a long time, a lot of social pressure against being gay. It's sad when it twists people into real (as opposed to manufactured) perversity. When it so twists people that...
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    Re: Al Franken, we hardly knew yee

    Well... it's a strange standard, for sure. As if having built boats, or something with your hands, lends extra credibility on subjects unrelated to the building.

    And the implication that only...
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    Re: "Reject Roy Moore" say Alabama newspapers

    Meanwhile... some religious folks in Alabama are, indeed, rejecting Moore... and calling his candidacy "a battle for nation's soul".


    ...
  34. Re: Is the tax plan the beginning of an economic disaster?

    Yes... it is exactly the opposite of what is called for at the moment. And yes... it is a perfectly imaginable catalyst for a cats-ass-trophy.
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    "Reject Roy Moore" say Alabama newspapers

    Three large papers, all under one ownership, say, A vote for Roy Moore sends the worst kind of message to Alabamians struggling with abuse: if you ever do tell your story, Alabama wont believe...
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    Re: Dressing for the rain: tiny tot division

    Naaahhh... you're thinking of some young Maine-iac <G>
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    Re: Al Franken, we hardly knew yee

    Of course she hasn't. That's NOT the script -- http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?231259-False-Equivalency-Strategy
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    Re: False Equivalency Strategy

    Then they are the spineless ones. Because it's becoming clearer and clearer that the charge against him was politically motivated - just as the OP states - and NOT an outing of a serial offender. Not...
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    Re: Dressing for the rain: tiny tot division

    And here he is in a happier mood --


    https://www.facebook.com/Oregonfox/videos/10211629151670477/
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    Re: Smoking My First Turkey

    Anyone used a infrared turkey cooker, in lieu of deep-fat frying... or smoking? This one is on sale locally for $80. We've already got a turkey bigger than its 16# capacity ordered, so this would be...
  41. Re: Liberals live the values that conservatives preach

    It's a feedback loop.
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    Re: Al Franken, we hardly knew yee

    Just so. But... being the irreverent sob that I am... I find dark humor in even the most profound or dire circumstances... and tucked in amongst even the tenderest of topics --
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    Re: How did you meet your spouse?

    And now... 40+ years later... as I continue to age... without, somehow, ever growing up... and the shadows of the days of decline flicker on the horizon... I ponder how lucky I am to have married so...
  44. Thread: Was Jack Grebe

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    Re: Was Jack Grebe

    Needs laundering. I think that sock has walked in sharpie-droppings...
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    Re: Al Franken, we hardly knew yee

    Wait... a DINGBAT is female? I'm so confused...
  46. Thread: Dad Brag

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    Re: Dad Brag

    :d:cool::D
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    Re: So What'cha Want

    I wanted a chocolate milkshake from the local fountain for lunch. So I did.
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    The bye week proved useful. Justin Herbert is back. He looked just a tiny bit rusty, but the improvement was huge with him running the show. Premier running back Royce Freeman pounded and slashed for...
  49. Thread: Pen and Ink

    by David G
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    Re: Pen and Ink

    Love it!
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    Re: Al Franken, we hardly knew yee

    Jim - As I said...
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