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    Re: Unexpected covers

    Post Modern Jukebox singing Dream On as a Jazz Orchestra ensemble fronted by Morgan James. The performance is transformative. It makes you stunned by Steven Tyler’s lyrics and fall in love with the...
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    Re: Pelosi lands in Taiwan

    We on the Right have been consistently unfair with Pelosi. She has always been one of the hotter legislators in the history of the nation. And still maintains herself. Its like Jane Fonda. back in...
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    Re: Pelosi lands in Taiwan

    I don't understand how China decided Pelosi should be messed with. I cannot think of a bigger ally to China over many decades. And while not a hawk, Pelosi gladly signed every check for every...
  4. Re: Don’t you hate when the beer rep. comes into the bar?

    I was going to say, I never ever remembered anyone complaining.
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    Re: Los Vesparados MC Colors.

    I bet back in the day, a patched and rockered vespa gang could've ridden through Kansas City without permission. I don't even think they would have stomped you and taken your cuts back then. You...
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    Re: Hey Brits, how’s it going?

    I saw those temps and I thought that is just like Kansas! But, then I remembered the humidity, so its got to be like Missouri!
  7. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Foster's again tonight, and listening to the Temptations Cloud 9 repeatedly....
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    Re: Republicans Lie

    I am tired of you continually shaming my people with our high crime David G!

    David Brooks of the New York Times says that as a Republican, I am a member of a "multiracial working-class party"...
  9. Re: An example of why I broke up with my old girlfriend s few years back

    The OP is false. There are no Ron Paul fan girls anywhere. I've looked.
  10. Re: The Game To Impeach Justices Kavanaugh And Gorsuch Is Afoot

    I happened to watch the HBO movie "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight" last night. It was really good. Probably the best Historical movie made in a decade or so about people in federal government in DC....
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    Re: Meanwhile, in East Germany:

    I had a 250 MZ motorcycle in the early 1980s that I loved. I would send money to East Germany for parts but they would never come. Later, after the fall of the wall, I talked to industrial...
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    Re: The Federalist Opus Dei

    Opus Dei has been in the shadows of some Midwest social conservatives. Not naming names, but it was noticed when our senator or congress critter goes to Washington and lives in a compound...the stuff...
  13. Re: Hardwood transom-oak dowels or galvanized pins?

    Minimal tools sounds goods but real clamps will be required. I do have 4 harbor freight pipe clamp sets and pipes. Also Whizbang got me serious about cutting my wood into at least 3 planks. So the...
  14. Re: Hardwood transom-oak dowels or galvanized pins?

    I used my stimulus money to buy used American made machines and tools. I look at the splines and agree that in some ways it is easier than dowels or drifts. To me it means pulling the Shop Smith Mk...
  15. Re: Hardwood transom-oak dowels or galvanized pins?

    No epoxy coating, just varnish sounds easier. I am big about being easy. So, a real marine varnish and not big box poly spar varnish will probably be worth buying. I don't know where I got the idea...
  16. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    A retired Green Beret Lt. Colonel professor of mine was a good friend of General Westmoreland and had him come out and give a talk at our small Midwestern, working class Socialist university after...
  17. Re: Hardwood transom-oak dowels or galvanized pins?

    I had a titebond iii bottle I was going to try awhile back and it got hard. I would of course get a new one. I assume you plane the faying surfaces smooth and don't sand to get any kind of tooth? And...
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    I am trying to do the transom in two planks. Hadn't thought stability would have been improved in 3 or 5.

    I have a decade of excerpts from your experiences Wizbang, condemnations of non epoxy...
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    I have a one inch and three quarters thick air dried Black Walnut slab. Yes I know why not Walnut. It was free to me and I have a lot of unused West 105 Epoxy to soak it in. I want it to stay dark in...
  20. Re: Day-sailing an Ilur along MA coast (and NE in general), is it a good idea?

    At the farm messing around with my blue Thistle, I do impressions of Roger Barnes' style of "homely" dinghy cruising to amuse myself. I use my tan canvas cover as Barnes' Ilur boom tent. On the same...
  21. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Now you have done it. Left leaning Bilge shippies don't like it when you quote established Leftist sources. When some used to say no War for Texaco and now find themselves almost shouting "Shell and...
  22. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    We have gone away from our famous Vietnam era Green Berets who have several specialty roles derived from and expanded upon your Commandos. In this new era US State and CIA use former special forces...
  23. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    I can sense the US State Department Sixth floor is hatching a plan to replace placeholder Joe Biden with a new President that will take Ukraine from the current similar advisors and American...
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    Re: 46 found dead in tractor trailer

    How many more times must this happen when a majority of Democrats and RINO Republicans in Congress have stated they support immigration reforms.

    I do not want the Moderate Republican "Guest...
  25. Re: My argument against the electoral college.

    It was disputed. But yes. The Electoral College is designed as JW stated in the constitution that states' allotted electoral representatives are counted and determine the winner. It is why many say...
  26. Thread: Susan Collins

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    Re: Susan Collins

    I get asked about her often in my Midwest household. I try to explain what Maine's political demographics are like. It all gets forgotten and then she's in the spotlight again and the same questions...
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    Re: Unpacking SCOTUS

    Lol never. Its like there really is only one reality!
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    Re: Unpacking SCOTUS

    Not so true. We used and abused our religious right social conservative wing of the party. They were often the only manpower the mainstream moderate GOP had. Usually only translating into the...
  29. Re: My argument against the electoral college.

    I think Historians will think the current Electoral College was a great aid to the Democrat Party succeeding in President Biden being installed. It did really give us a president with certainty and...
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    Re: Unpacking SCOTUS

    Choose one reform. Seek to implement it through a Constitutional Amendment. Should be easier that the Religious Right's multi decade political activism to eventually have the Presidential court...
  31. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Back in the day, I respected the Chechens because the mainstream news said they were blowing up targets in Moscow. At the time, I would have liked to think I would have stood up to a foreign invader...
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    Re: Pack the Supreme Court

    I have said it before on this forum that the institutions, or the "establishment", however you want to label the distributed and shared power in the United States will not allow increasing the number...
  33. Re: New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. Bruen

    I was foolishly going to run away to mountain wilderness in Canada (before Prime Minister Trudeau realized I was coming) and I figured I needed a guide gun for bear defense (why Canada and Europe's...
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    Re: Shipping Coal in a Small Boat

    It should be a natural subject and pic for the Bilge. I look at is and decades of mandated OSHA job training briefings and all I can think of is where is their PPE? And what heavy metals and...
  35. Re: New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. Bruen

    I would like to think that courts are insulated from the political mood of the moment. Of course I know that is a humanly impossible expectation of them. That is why the news being reported here of...
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    Re: Tiny blue water sailboats

    just this afternoon on a calm day and flat water, I had more than a few minutes of terror and wondered again if my 17 foot thistle is too big for me. Its times like that when Yrvind's ocean cruising...
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    Re: Texas Hispanics leave the democrat party.

    And don't forget guns! The most American Latins are our brothers in Mexico and having the right to have a gun turns someone instantly from a serf or subject into a citizen. Something Mexican men have...
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    Re: Texas Hispanics leave the democrat party.

    I do not know who won the popular vote. As a layman reading the constitution it is fairly clear to me that once the states reported their official counts the election was resolved. This is by design...
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    Re: Texas Hispanics leave the democrat party.

    If Klaus Schwab's man Pedro Sánche can win over Spain, then the US Democrat Party can keep the hispanic vote on the depopulation reservation....
  40. Re: The market drop, recession fears, bitcoin, and the Greater Fool Theory

    I know that Wall Street is an industry and its product was about the only thing America produced or exported from the 1990's onward. But exceptional, underline "exceptional" returns like 20% to a...
  41. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Early on in this thread, I maintained that Russia would win after great losses but would not take Kiev, due to the the continuing legacy of Dr. Mikhail Kalashnikov combining the lessons of...
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    Re: Lumber-some good news

    Yes. What is fueling the run up in White Oak? Is it us? Why can't they stick to their pin oaks, jack oaks, and whatever other red oaks they use in their nice dry house interiors?
  43. Re: The market drop, recession fears, bitcoin, and the Greater Fool Theory

    We learned from a decade of shadow banning and stronger "safe guards' built into the Internet by our bureaucratic dictatorship that a message based "currency" or medium of exchange can be simply shut...
  44. Re: The market drop, recession fears, bitcoin, and the Greater Fool Theory

    Silver isn't sexy but it is a scarce asset unlike cryptos with both manufacturing use demand and accepted store of wealth value. Unlike crypto's libertarian promise, silver and gold both have value...
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    Re: Word of the Day

    I used to misunderstand Bob Dylan's radio play song "Idiot Wind" for "Aeolian Wind" and thought it would make a great boat name. Now I am warming up to SV Idiot Wind....
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    Re: Renee Got a Vespa Upgrade.

    I just rode to the regional metropolis, no way to do it in time unless I take the superhighways, my bike is a big Suzuki designed with a detuned sport engine and a shaft drive so I don't have the...
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    Re: Ukraine

    Even after a decade of just reserve component Infantry service, I could only ever pass a small number of stations on the Expert Infantryman badge course. Over additional years I got worse. These are...
  48. Re: Top Gun (Spoiler Alert for those that haven't seen it)

    I thought it was good for what it was. I saw it in one of those theaters that the seats move and air blows in your face during programed times in the film. It caught me by surprise and I hadn't...
  49. Re: Question for the Brits concerning Elizabeth Regina

    She was at one time famous with Jaguar enthusiasts for her choice of being regularly driven in an XJ40. Of course, unlike our President, she really was a truck driver in her...
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    Re: Developable rounded-chine design

    I think a good level flat bottom plank that is the full length of a boat like your design has would be a good way to make a boat project easier to tackle. I couldn't figure out the penalty for lack...
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