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  1. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    Yes, there is that. Even (in theory at least) knowing better... I find myself slipping back into that trap on occasion.

    At the same time - there is truth to the assertion that some folks...
  2. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    I've been having thoughts along the same line. It's interesting how often, in times of turmoil like these, what one hopes for turns out to be less than ideal. And what one fears turns out to have a...
  3. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/297419506_6224222134276031_7495302305190342679_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&ccb=1-7&_nc_sid=8bfeb9&_nc_ohc=bEENwIZgb0gAX9mOJmk&_nc_ht=scontent-sea1-1.xx&oh=00_A...
  4. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Mellow is good...
  5. Re: Do you think there’s another Tim McVeigh out there?

    Any number of candidates. But, in many ways, there are more impediments in place.
  6. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Mellow is good. I'm happy Tulsy has joined you!
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    You GO Kansas.
  8. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    There is apparently a plan whereby your carcase is dumped in a burlap bag which is topped off with soil... around the root-ball of a small tree. Then you are planted, and become the tree. No idea of...
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    Well... one of us is.
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    Wrong again. The logical fallacy you are falling into is NOT only about yes/no questions. Which is clear from the definition. Reactive again.
  11. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    I think THIS Diffie ditty is more like Tulsy!! <G>


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7VKdwx5AB5k
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    Let me put it another way... my critics here are embracing a Logical Fallacy I run into all too often --

    The Complex Question: The fallacy of demanding a direct answer to a question that cannot be...
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    Re: Fallacies: A Useful Reference

    Another nicely annotated list of fallacies --

    https://cf.linnbenton.edu/artcom/english/traskd/upload/Master%20List%20of%20Logical%20Fallacies.pdf
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    Re: More Republican Party Fracturing

    https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/2um1QahP3a5HzALpeir9mw--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTEzMjtoPTQ4O2NmPXdlYnA-/https://s.yimg.com/os/creatr-uploaded-images/2020-11/d4756440-2b85-11eb-affa-8cb9e3f7c2b3...
  15. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    I'm glad ours are there. The raspberry patch is done for the moment, and (sadly) no in in the neighborhood is growing Marionberries (my faves).
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    Changing? Yes.

    Something more palatable? Nope... just something more relevant.

    Easier to answer? No, I'd call that one a wash.

    Sidestepping involved avoiding a topic. I did not attempt to...
  17. Thread: Cargo pants

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    Re: Cargo pants

    I tend to get work clothes from the thrift stores. Then I have no angst if they get trashed. A good # of the 'cargo' pants/shorts I stumble across come from outdoor/fishing outfitters like LL Bean,...
  18. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    Also -- https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/alex-jones-likely-win-large-005437849.html
  19. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    Disqualification from federal office: apparently NOT settled law --
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  20. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    I did it and I'm glad!!! <G>
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    You insist on 'sidestep'. I insist that reframing in a more nuanced, more productive fashion is not only not sidestepping, it is taking things to the next level. And you want to call me 'dishonest'...
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    I'm glad I could provide some entertainment.

    But you left one small detail out of your synopsis.

    Of course you get to frame your question the way you like.

    AND... of course I get to reject...
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    Your insisting on the framing you do is simply incorrect. Not useful as far as I can see.
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    I didn't 'sidestep' the question. Instead, I disagreed with your framing of the issue, and gave a more nuanced (and, I believe, more accurate) answer to an issue that I'd argue you are viewing too...
  25. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Mmmmm... love perfectly ripe blackberries.

    I made a big Mexican Fritatta for dinner. Lots of bacon & garlic. Some diced peppers. Green & black olives. Wads of cheddar melted on top. After dinner,...
  26. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    AP has it as of a few minutes ago --

    https://apnews.com/article/donald-trump-mar-a-lago-government-and-politics-9e8d683afe87389407950af7ccfdbdd6
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    Elections: a modest proposal

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  28. Thread: Socialism

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    Re: Socialism

    Let's be clear. OR's quote was about the theory/ideal. Your response is about the practice/flaws.

    But I'll add a couple of things.

    First - our elected officials have to balance 'representing...
  29. Re: The best explanation for inflation I have ever seen

    He is correct... our present circumstance is a ways away from normal... which makes prognostication even more difficult. And opens the door for all sorts of vested interests to apply their own spin...
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    Re: Residential Building costs in you area?

    Been happening since the 70's. The reason for Tom McCall's famous 'Visit, but don't stay' quote.
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    Re: Fallacies: A Useful Reference

    Perfectly reasonable and understandable... :rolleyes:
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    Re: More Republican Party Fracturing

    Another example --
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  33. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Is THAT what happened to you? <G>


    Hey Tulsy - look at this list of Tulsa OK attractions! Some of them even involve water. I'm beginning to think maybe you weren't totally fibbing when you said...
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    Re: Fallacies: A Useful Reference

    The link no longer works for me. Is it dead?
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    Yes, that's a wrinkle. Certainly arguable.


    To answer an earlier question of where I'd draw the line... I wouldn't draw the line. I'm not qualified, nor have I studied the issue sufficiently to...
  36. Thread: Cedar shingles

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    Re: Cedar shingles

    I love cedar shakes & shingles. Used to help my older brother bust them out (piecework) when I was barely big enough to handle a mallet & froe. Sided or repaired a few houses with them. Our cabin on...
  37. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Morning All,

    Spent the morning doing the usual, plus showing 4 how to do laundry. He's a very generous sort... wants to give the washer about twice the soap required <G> He loves watching the...
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    Re: Happy birthday to Katherine…

    Happy Birthday young lady!!!
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    I can see why some women say men should not make policy on this topic.

    There are likely no abortions performed in the 'first week'. That's because at that time a woman is likely several weeks away...
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    Re: Residential Building costs in you area?

    Our architect says that rates reached $350/sf here - exclusive of land and site development. But those rates are currently falling. Before the pandemic, it was more like $200-250. A buddy is an...
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    Thanks for adding that - but a link to the organization, and their large website, isn't awfully helpful. Do you have a link to the chart you provided?
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    I assume you mean 'line one'?

    Source??
  43. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Younger son stopped by with one of the buddies he grew up with. Beer refrigerator took a hit.
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    Dodgy. No 'victim of incest'? Source?
  45. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    And you're safe anyways... 'cause you KNOW Bob ain't gonna stop <G>
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    Re: Favorite Music: take flight and wing

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2wdkDaipNo
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    Re: Fallacies: A Useful Reference

    Some people really really EARN their place on my ignore list...

    I think we should all ask Scot for a permanent sticky for this list.
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    Re: Cat converter theft protection

    I suggested glasspacs to my mechanic. They cheered at first...
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    Re: Cat converter theft protection

    Love the concept, but afik no one has developed the product...
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    Re: Favorite Music: take flight and wing

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlQsXfIZoi8
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