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    Cowards, Crooks, and Crazies

    Installment 1 ---

    The Holland Sentinel
    Lynn Smith: Cowards, crooks, and crazies
    https://www.hollandsentinel.com/story/opinion/columns/2022/08/14/lynn-smith-cowards-crooks-and-crazies/10302969002/
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    Re: We need a “Like” button.

    I use --

    "^^^^"

    "Indeed"

    "Ayup"

    "Agree"
  3. Thread: 110 years ago

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    Re: 110 years ago

    Do you remember what the general attitude was about the issue at the time? <G>
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    Re: Woodstock 53 Years Ago Today

    Sadly, not me. I'd have loved to go... but wrong coast.
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Kevin -- that's a mighty flattering representation of the sorts that actually frequent this joint!! <G>

    Tulsy -- I'll take whatever brew is coldest, please!
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    Re: Your Address: climate change risk factors

    Dat science chit... always goofing you up. There is no central clearing house for terms. Individual researchers use idiosyncratic labels... which gain a little or a lot of traction. Or none. Or even...
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    Re: Paint colors & Sources

    There are 3 main choices for types of paint. Traditional oil enamel, like the Kirby's already mentioned. Mono-urethanes like Interlux Brightside, which hold their gloss better and resist abrasion...
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    Re: For all who are cheering the Mar-a-Lago raid

    That seems to be the main thrust of the article.
  9. Thread: Cedar shingles

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    Re: Cedar shingles

    Not suitable for the 'temperate rainforest' climate of the NW, nor the humidity of the NE. But I've heard of shingles from a variety of local 'non-durable' species working just fine in friendly...
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    Re: For all who are cheering the Mar-a-Lago raid

    Agree. All in all, it reads as a bit of apologia, and fosters a nihilistic 'we're doomed' attitude. To which I say, 'claptrap'. No matter what the incipient fallout, the rule of law must be followed...
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Morning All,

    Another run of hot for us. They saty 86F today, and maybe 100 by Wednesday. <sigh>

    Hope everyone has a good'n.
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    Your Address: climate change risk factors

    Explore with an interactive map --
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    Re: What's for dinner

    Yes, cheese puffs, with tapioca flour. Not fancy at all - they came from the freezer shelves of the local hippie health food joint. Organic ingredients, and marvelously tasty.
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    Re: What's for dinner

    Tapioca Puffs with asiago cheese. Fresh lemon cucumbers from the garden. Pickled asparagus. Chilled Lille Blanc to wash it down with.
  15. Re: An assessment of the "Hillbilly Elegy" author.

    Tom Clancy is yet another.
  16. Thread: Scot Bell

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    Re: Scot Bell

    Wait...

    Are you suggesting that Scot is a Real Person?

    I always just assumed he was a Mythical Creature. :rolleyes:
  17. Re: An assessment of the "Hillbilly Elegy" author.

    Nice...
  18. Thread: Socialism

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    Re: Socialism

    Lordy, lordy, lordy...

    Some of you have a boatload more patience than I for pretzel logic, word salad, non sequiturs, half-truths, and alternating broad-brush & binary thinking.
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    If she runs out of chores... send her over. Our toddlers can keep her busy 24/7 <G>
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    Re: wait!what?! chip-skiff is back!!!

    He's back... and he's stepped toward the front. Izza good thing.
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    A song for summer --


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kumXca0CQPg
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    MTG: anti-Christian

    Episcopal Priest Trashes Marjorie Taylor Greene and ‘Her Bastardization of the Christian Faith’


    Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene keeps boasting about being a proud Christian nationalist and of...
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    Re: Really bad Joke of the Day

    This one is humerus --

    If you boil a funny-bone... it becomes a laughing-stock...
  24. Re: Great. Now everyone’s gonna be fly fishing.

    I hear the crowding is getting worse --
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Sounds good. I'm still pretty groggy, but upright & mobile.
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    It's more hot cocoa time for me. Stayed up too late doing some writing. The editors of an upcoming collection of 'boat adventure' stories asked me to submit a short story, and I'm having fun with it....
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    A fun oddity musician friend from h.s. sent along. As an old horn player who played alongside a couple of excellent female trumpeters in h.s. - I love it!!

    ...
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    Re: Favorite Music: take flight and wing

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prnbF8Eagdg
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uJpZI24Q0Q
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    Re: Really bad Joke of the Day

    Thanks! Don't forget to tip your waitress and the bartender!





    Made me snort my milkshake. Now I'm in a pickle.
  31. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    You sounded reasonably perky on the phone. Nice yakkin' atcha.

    Just think... if you were here, you could be the one wrasslin' toddlers <G> We had to have a little discussion because 4 has a...
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Morning All,

    Wrangling littles this morning. The dad has been sick, so the mom is overworked. This morning I took pity on them. Chased the squirts around in my role as TickleMonster, bounced big...
  33. Re: FBI investigating unprecedented threats against the bureau

    They tell us who they are. Then they can be ground into paste and spread over the landscape 3mm thick.

    https://historynewsnetwork.org/article/179806
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    Re: “It may be funny to you, motherf*cker”

    I'd have applauded. I'd still be applauding...
  35. Thread: Rumble…..

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    Re: Rumble…..

    Personally, I have no interest in consuming cowflop. Unless I'm researching something specific, I see no useful purpose in immersing myself in falsehoods.
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    Re: 120 Doors to Mortice

    Sorry. I switched from a mix of architectural millwork, casework, custom furniture, hardscaping, and boat building/repair to almost exclusively boat stuff... going on two decades ago. Few contacts in...
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    Re: 120 Doors to Mortice

    Are you WANTING to get proficient at this task? How about boring and locksets?

    My approach was almost always to order them pre-done from my door supplier unless it was onesy/twosy. Because I had...
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    bogo??
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    A veritable stain upon the pristine escutcheon of the Pub!!! <G>
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    Re: Really bad Joke of the Day

    Our 4 year old grandson made the mistake of rubbing his eyes last night during dinner. And got catsup in his eyes. It stung. He howled. Dad got him cleaned up and settled down. 4 said, "I'll never do...
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    Re: Humanity: fragility & resilience

    None, of course.

    But the question remains... if we were innovative & creative enough to get ourselves into this situation... will we be innovative & creative (and wise & disciplined) enough to get...
  42. Thread: Heavy thinking

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    Re: Heavy thinking

    Such sayings exist because that is often precisely the wise path. And sometimes we do fail via 'paralysis by analysis'.

    But sometimes the opposite is true also, and more analysis is smart.
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    Re: Updated 'Media Bias Chart'

    ????
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    Still...
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    Re: Updated 'Media Bias Chart'

    I have mentioned before that I regard this chart in general as slightly sympathetic to the right. In some cases, highly so. But it's still probably the best we have at showing relative locations.
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    Re: Heavy thinking

    To take the notion a bit further... I bet further research will discover that, as with any other 'workout'... the ability to do the exercise without suffering compromised chemical states increases...
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    Re: Favorite Music: take flight and wing

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A24JZkgvNv4
  48. Thread: Socialism

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    Re: Socialism

    Keith - aren't you glad that design approval for the damping aspect of a piece of machinery is not buffeted by ideological considerations?
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    I'm dithering about the advisability of a full-tilt attack. Dithering is not usually a good sign.
  50. Re: Racist prosecutor loses election bid in Memphis

    Just noting that our faux-fair & balanced correspondent has still not addressed the issue mentioned in #3...

    He's instead adopted the tactic bbbbbbbys employed when I finally put him on my ignore...
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