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    Re: What the Dems should do re: the shutdown

    Yes. I like the compromise the Dems are offering mo' better --
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    Re: RIP Mary Oliver, 1935-2019

    Another favorite --


    Breakage

    BY MARY OLIVER

    I go down to the edge of the sea.

    How everything shines in the morning light!
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    Re: What the Dems should do re: the shutdown

    Trump is apparently fashioning another offer --

    https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/trump-plans-major-announcement-border-054838990.html
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    UPDATE: 2020 Dems - who's in/out

    Four officially 'in' at the moment --

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/2020-vision-gillibrands-franken-problem-betos-funk-bidens-history-warren-may-come-back-haunt-213644396.html
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    Re: POLITICAL Cartoons.

    https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/50221010_1960073117374965_6628938935093428224_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&_nc_ht=scontent-sea1-1.xx&oh=3074e792ccfbc178c7b91ed50d7bd5b0&oe=5CC0BA51
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    Re: Shutdown Costs Becoming Evident

    "Interesting that some of Trump's advisers think shutdown shrinks government," Delaney tweeted Jan. 15 in response to a news report. "It costs between $12-20 Million more an HOUR to run gov't during...
  7. Thread: Buzzfeed

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    Re: Buzzfeed

    I'd suggest we all just wait to hear 'the rest of the story' --

    http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?249549-High-Crimes-and-Misdemeanors&p=5789447#post5789447
  8. Thread: I apologize

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    Re: I apologize

    Apparently. To some, far larger, degree. I haven't been banned in WEEKS!!! (though, to be fair, I did lose a few posts a while back)

    AND... at the same time... I care just as much --
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    Re: Shutdown Costs Becoming Evident

    Shutdown costs to exceed the $5.7b Trump wanted to blow on a perverse and ineffective 'wall'. So he spent the money instead on a perverse and ineffective 'shutdown'. The man is a genius, eh?
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  10. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Thanks. Ain't got time for illness. I felt better upon arising today... than y'day. So I am hoping I feel enough better to get some shop-time in.

    Another from S.James --

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    Re: RIP Mary Oliver, 1935-2019

    I thought about posting it... but such threads have never seemed to garner much interest.

    Maybe it's my deodorant?

    I especially enjoy the way she shared her slowed-down view of nature.

    Wild...
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    Re: Gosh darn it to heck!

    I make sawdust, not metaldust. But I have replaced a few dodgy trailer bits, including a spindle that didn't look near as bad as that one. My mechanic/brother said I'd regret it if I didn't. I wonder...
  13. Thread: I apologize

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    Re: I apologize

    Wise words.

    Lindy wrote 'em... confess now! <G>

    Seriously... It took me several vacations to figure out the proper level of modulation... and detachment.
  14. Re: How did you meet your mate? What attracted you to her or him?

    Also... very skilled at 'setting the stage'.

    Or... would that be 'baiting the trap'??? <G>
  15. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    G'morning Ladies, Gentlemen, and the rest of you mob,

    Is it still free drinks to celebrate? I'll take some whisky in my coffee, as today is a writeoff. Work up puny and achy y'day, and never got...
  16. Thread: Buzzfeed

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    Re: Buzzfeed

    That ship has sailed. A very long time ago.

    This message is hidden because mdh is on your ignore list.
  17. Thread: New Bandsaw

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    Re: New Bandsaw

    A typical riser block on a 14" bandsaw changes the resaw capacity from 6" or so... to 12" or so.
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    Re: High Crimes and Misdemeanors

    Another PSA already??

    Nothing wrong with reading BuzzFeed... or The Drudge Report... or even InfoWars, if you're so inclined. But it always pays to confirm any 'interesting' tidbits with a more...
  19. In some states - politicians are actually trying to do their jobs

    Just not Republican states, for the most part. Why is that? --

    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/17/opinion/shutdown-democrats.html


    Officially, a big part of the federal government shut down...
  20. Thread: Trump wins!

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    Re: Trump wins!

    Sure... like THAT will ever happen. Someone would have to find them first. I always assumed all the unceasing, deadly serious bluster and braggadocio were a fairly obvious attempt to disguise their...
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    Re: Answer to Gillette

    I wonder how much money I've shaved off my 'expense' ledger over the years... by mostly allowing my beard to simply grow...
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    Re: NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll

    Beware... I smell desperation...
  23. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Thanks!

    A birthday song for His Flor-Ida-Ness --


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pKQbg19VvY8&amp;list=PL3l7lIIGj8dHGWVSSfa7YT0i 6WHzwUQ_3
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    I've been returning emails, and phone calls, and working up estimates. Think I might have the next boat project lined up - painting the decks of a Garden 'Eel' sorta like this one --
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  25. Re: How did you meet your mate? What attracted you to her or him?

    Met at an informal business meeting.

    Attracted by her beauty, her brains, and her adventuresome spirit.

    (She agreed to move in with me later that same day)

    ETA: that was 43 years ago. I tell...
  26. Thread: I apologize

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    Re: I apologize

    This message is hidden because RonW is on your ignore list.
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    Re: I apologize

    Just so.
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    Re: More news on scotus . RBG ..

    Time for another PSA... maybe eventually it'll sink in --

    http://www.adfontesmedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Second-Edition-News-Chart.V2.vsdx_.jpg
  29. Thread: I'm Back

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    Re: I'm Back

    Sixty is a real milestone (millstone?). Congrats on making it. Glad you and your guide managed the path back to the Bilge!
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    Re: Chevy Ads: oops, nevermind

    The very best of lies are frequently built around a small kernel or two of actual truth...
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    Re: Chevy Ads: oops, nevermind

    My mechanic said he's heard of a few VeryBad drivers who had such problems. Not that that would apply to you, of course. It's a mystery (misery?).
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    Re: More news on scotus . RBG ..

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  33. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    I just thought y'all should know.

    And maybe some of you will identify with my new position on the matter...
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    Re: High Crimes and Misdemeanors

    The situation has been clear for a long time. And still there are folks who defend Trump --
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  35. Thread: I apologize

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    Re: I apologize

    '

    Wait! What?? You are not yet perfect?

    Ah well... none of us are. The ones I have time for are the ones who are learning. Who are willing to scramble the wall of SelfAwareness... and take the...
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    Re: Shutdown Costs Becoming Evident

    U.S. Federal Contractors Losing $200 Million in Daily Revenue Due to Government Shutdownhttps://finance.yahoo.com/news/back-pay-no-way-u-163819128.html?ncid=facebook_yahoomains_yh0zpmoewwg
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    Re: Chevy Ads: oops, nevermind

    Whoda Thunkit... right? And from Chevy? I used to think they were so 'reliable'...
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    Re: Happy birthday to Curtism...

    Happy Birthing anniversary... I played you a song. This evening I pour you a tot from the good bottle of rum.
  39. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Morning All,

    Happy Birthday, Curtis. Hope it's a lovely day for you!


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4v6R8ba5p0
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    Chevy Ads: oops, nevermind

    Chevrolet Pulls 'Most Reliable' Ad After Being Challenged By Toyota...
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    Re: Shutdown Costs Becoming Evident

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  42. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Ayup. Din't I hear that in Flor-Ida... it'll illegal to show nekked?
  43. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Keep in mind youngster... there am laws against turning them things backwards. <G>
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    Re: "I never said there was no collusion..."

    "When there is an accumulation of money and power into fewer and fewer hands, people with the mentality of gangsters come to the fore. Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely"...
  45. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    You have my sympathy. Is there no help to be had? Is counseling the wrong tool? Can I pour you a rum?
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    Re: Don't Feed the Troll

    I heartily support the notion of ignoring the trolls. Put 'em on ignore. The formal list works best for me - but if you prefer an informal version, good on ya. None of us are perfect, but let's all...
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    Re: I'm beginning to like AOC

    AOC... is a pip.
  48. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    No drinking in the am for me. I'm spending a good chunk of the day at the jobsite, installing some odds and ends and doing some final adjustments. Some of it is quite fussy work. Gotta be sharp.
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  49. Re: Love and hate in a time of fear and loathing

    Yes, I saw that article... and liked it. Some honesty and wisdom there.

    My quibble: the author has been sucked into the 'Clinton as Anti-Christ' propaganda. Speaks as if it's a proven thing that...
  50. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Morning All,

    Is it coffee yet?
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