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    Re: Bad joke of the day.

    BUMPER STICKER: Honk if you like peace & quiet
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    Re: Fascism Revisited

    How so?
  3. Re: Debt ceiling bill - the coming GOP Apocalypse?

    Yes, it's silliness. It served a purpose back in the early 1900's - when it was installed in lieu of having congress vote on every bond issuance. But, in the 70's it was made moot by the Dems with...
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    Re: Fascism Revisited

    Yes. Though, to be more precise, I'd say most people (including most R voters) have no idea that there's even a war on. And the oligarchs hope to keep it that way amap.
  5. Re: Debt ceiling bill - the coming GOP Apocalypse?

    That is brilliant and fetching vision.

    So, you've been reading Machiavelli again, eh? You should drop by the 'What Are You Reading' thread and give it a review... :rolleyes:
  6. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Politician: Do you believe in the two party system?

    Lefty: NO! At my age, one party a night is plenty.
  7. Thread: Apology

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    Re: Apology

    It is a bifurcated system, with two approaches. 'Protect the rich' is a bit too simplistic... but I certainly get your drift.
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    Re: EVís are becoming mainstream

    And meantime, Ford owners will be able to use them with and adaptor Ford will be offering.
  9. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Hate to see finger injuries. Esp. that finger.
  10. Re: what does your bottom ad look like on the forum -

    You might be passing up some lucrative market penetration opportunities... ;)

    I don't see any ads at the bottom. I use an ad-blocker
  11. Re: Debt ceiling bill - the coming GOP Apocalypse?

    Yes... potentially painful (either way) strategic decisions face the D's.

    Will they help prop up McCarthy... under the theory that he's better on tactical, caucus stuff than he is at policy...
  12. Thread: Apology

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    Re: Apology

    Example of lawyers doing good in the world --

    Youíve Never Heard of Him, but Heís Remaking the Pollution Fight

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    Re: New Breed Of Compact Trucks

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    Re: Fascism Revisited

    Shining light always does good.
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    Re: Supreme Court and Public Opinion

    http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?294229-Fascism-Revisited

    Fascists understood that “the fundamental principle of democracy—faith in the common sense of the common people—was the direct...
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    Fascism Revisited

    May 29, 2023

    HEATHER COX RICHARDSON

    Beginning in 1943, the War Department published a series of pamphlets for U.S. Army personnel in the European theater of World War II. Titled Army Talks, the...
  17. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Voodoo wannabe's?? Any good?
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    Re: Supreme Court and Public Opinion

    I'm quite aware of why I never considered it.

    The rest is blah, blah, blah... and nonresponsive. You either ignore the point I was making (small though it may have been)... or you overstate what I...
  19. Thread: Apology

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    Re: Apology

    Just so. I think sku's attitude has more to do with his experience of life than a clear evaluation of the legal profession. There are plenty of good lawyers, and plenty of unscrupulous one. Our...
  20. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Morning All,

    Sunny and cool here, headed for low 70's. Yard work today, mostly. Plus finish off some of the details of the new fence & gate Son2 built a couple of days ago between us & the house...
  21. Thread: Porsche thread

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    Re: Porsche thread

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  22. Re: What advice would you give your younger self?

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    Re: Damn, SIRIís spellingÖ I said

    Just don't call him late for dinner...
  24. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Hey Tulsy -- How did the farmer know that the cows were planning an escape?

    The pig squealed...
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    Re: Tim Montgomery is the BROTM of June.

    Congrats Tom.
  26. Re: What advice would you give your younger self?

    I wouldn't bother. That young punk was WAY smarter'n me. Just ask him... <G>
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    Re: Supreme Court and Public Opinion

    No, not the only solution. And not a good solution. Term limits often, and certainly in this instance, cause more problems than they solve.
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    Re: Supreme Court and Public Opinion

    I guess you didn't read the article. Turns out they actually DO care. At least some small particle of caring. While there are no formal strictures that force them to care... they do think a bit about...
  29. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Same here. I know the climate IS changing here. So does that mean more pollen? Dunno. What I do know is that I now sometimes have to resort to a mild antihystamine for days at a stretch.
  30. Thread: Apology

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    Re: Apology

    Good on ya for the apology.
  31. Re: What is the earliest toy you can remember having?

    I had one of those, and it was one guess for 'first' remembered.

    The other was odd. I fell in love with a miniature clam shovel up at the cabin. So my dad painted the handle blue and made it 'my'...
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    Re: Elf was chosen as BROTM of May.

    Clearly it's been a long while since I was on the Cape. Seems like I remember two of us lunching, and stuffing ourselves with clams and extras for under $10...
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    Re: Religion's role

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Looks like the inmates are off taking a na... OH, here they are ---

    Lefty - "I'm George Washington"

    Tulsy - "No you're not!"

    Lefty - "Yes I am."

    Tulsy - "What makes you think so?"
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    Re: Supreme Court and Public Opinion

    Regarding SCOTUS - maybe both a set of ethical standards... and expansion to overcome the deranged tilt to the right... are called for now --
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    Meanwhile...
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  37. Re: Biden, GOP reach tentative deal to raise debt ceiling

    Yes... and 'performative cruelty' by the GOP madmen. But a decent job by Biden to fend off the worst of it --


    Debt Limit Update: Biden Outplays GOP on Final Deal
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    Re: Favorite Music: take flight and wing

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AR1EOU4_twU
  39. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Hot pastrami on rye sounds really good this morning. I'll follow it with peach pie and more coffee.

    Morning All -- hope it's shaping up to be good for all y'all.
  40. Biden, GOP reach tentative deal to raise debt ceiling

    President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy reached an ďagreement in principleĒ to raise the nationís legal debt ceiling late Saturday as they raced to strike a deal to limit federal...
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    Re: Favorite Music: take flight and wing

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N27K-sdnKdQ
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    Re: Biden concerns.

    Joe Biden Is the Master Deal Maker America Needs Right Now
    https://news.yahoo.com/joe-biden-master-deal-maker-202827880.html?soc_src=social-sh&soc_trk=fb&tsrc=fb
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    Re: Interesting take on racism

    Still vague. Does this address your question?

    https://www.verywellmind.com/difference-between-race-and-ethnicity-5074205
  44. Re: What foods did you really LIKE as a kid? What are your favorites now?

    The other treat I really enjoyed was venison or elk tenderloin. My mom liked to mix up dry Lipton's Onion Soup mix to marinate it with. Delicious... and it bring back great memories.
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    Re: Interesting take on racism

    Why? In what sense?
  46. Re: What foods did you really LIKE as a kid? What are your favorites now?

    Unless the parents were hosting a brunch, we had simple Sunday brunches as a family that consisted of crackers, cheese, and some seafood. And beer. Any kind of crackers - I didn't care. Really...
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    JFC... I can only hope I recover. I hate getting up early, and deliberately didn't set my alarm.
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    Re: Bear Market Indicator at 50-Year High

    No one who offers stock tips is EVER right - except, of course, in stretches. Some will do consistently better over time. Some will have longer stretches of good performance. But one never knows,...
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    Re: New rule for Senate elections.

    If you could compare the words that were running thru my brain when I read the OP... you'd know that posting that rather gently-phrased link IS playing nice. Relatively speaking <G>
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    Re: Bear Market Indicator at 50-Year High

    Unless one is mighty sharp, very experienced, has paid attention for a long time, and has remarkable instincts, it's nigh onto impossible to predict when/how new technology will roll out, and how its...
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