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  1. Re: Sonny Barger, counterculture force and face of the Hells Angels, dies

    Be counter culture or whatever all you want and ride whatever, and I don’t a problem with it. Different strokes for different folks. Fine. Call it ‘outlaw’ for the cache, but when it includes...
  2. Re: Sonny Barger, counterculture force and face of the Hells Angels, dies

    Domestic terrorists. They’re why the term ‘biker’ is a slur, synonym for thug.
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    ‘Kangaroo congressional hearing’ just don’t scan.
  4. Thread: Nupur Sharma

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    Re: Nupur Sharma

    https://i.imgur.com/uj2geCk.jpeg
  5. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Those who don't study history are doomed to read about it in quips on interesting websites.

    Actually, I'm glad to have access to this group's aggregate knowlege and thoughts on stuff like this.
  6. Thread: Nupur Sharma

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    Re: Nupur Sharma

    It sounds like she said the prophet married her on TV rather than that the comments about the marriage were on TV.

    One might think the proponents of the religion would've come up with an...
  7. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Since all of this war was Putin's doing, every bit of it, all the thousands of war atrocities, and the only thing that would've ended it at any point was if he had made that decision and withdrawn,...
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    [QUOTE...the justice department may well hesitate to set the precedent of trying an ex president...[/QUOTE]

    Because bringing charges of treason or obstruction of justice in a fraudulent election...
  9. Thread: Memes and…

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    Re: Memes and…

    https://i.imgur.com/1T30Vqd.jpeg
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    Re: Cell phone for dummies question.

    Tks
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    Cell phone for dummies question.

    I'm not going to get the book. I feel like I should already know this. When I receive a call my phone reports the location of the caller. If the caller is outside their home cell territory, like...
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    Then you're either not paying attention or have a lense of cynicism clouding your perception. I think that is probably a popular sentiment and takeaway largely because the congressional hearings are...
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    Of course there is plenty and more reason to be cynical to this extent, but through all of it, I am optimistic. After all, the Rs, the party, both the populace and the incumbents in government are in...
  14. Re: What are the 'good' things Trump did for this country?

    He also put unqualified cronies in important positions in the government, cabinet secretaries. And even put people in charge of major governmental departments who were actual industry antagonists to...
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    Re: It is the bread that eats a man

    "Grandpa, tell us again about the time you helped fight off Genghis Khan in the Khyber Pass."
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    Still waiting for DoJ announcements of indictments, or news about the FBI visiting the homes of the handful of congress people implicated so far. Frinstance, when is Eastman going to be arrested?
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    Didn’t Congressman Thompson say at the last session that there were several more sessions already scheduled?
  18. Re: It's official - the Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade

    ^ And that's just one of a slew of medieval christo-fascist stuff the Rs want to foist on our otherwise civilized country.
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    Fourth of July rant

    Fourth of July, Independence Day in the US, is a week away and already there's an asshole in our neighborhood lighting off explosions at various times of the night, from about ten in the evening to...
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    Re: I know kung-fu

    Not disputing the point about liability to litigation, but there is one company that uses what they call Verified Rescued Produce.™

    We regularly buy yogurt, in the four-pack of individual...
  21. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    I’m glad to hear the US is sending some longer range heavy artillery to Ukraine. I wish we would defy Putin a bit more openly, with more collaborating with NATO. And I would like hear that Ukraine...
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    Re: Unpacking SCOTUS

    Great idea if you can figure out how to implement it.
  23. A key element of the trmp administration*'s fckup of the pandemic response

    This is a nice short article that sheds some light on the public confusion in the early days of the pandemic and the frustration we all felt with contradictory messaging from experts etc. The article...
  24. Thread: Biden 2024.

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    Re: Biden 2024.

    So now you apparently think that not only was there a massive nation-wide conspiracy to commit election fraud to keep trmp from being elected—which has now been thoroughly debunked—but also that the...
  25. Re: New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. Bruen

    Why?
  26. Re: New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. Bruen

    Not that I have any intention of reading it, but I have to wonder what there is to say, relevant to the subject, that takes a hundred-thirty-five pages.
  27. Re: Trump throws the January 6 committee critics a curve.

    Class clown being funny again: implies he knows what constitutes a sham and yet still thinks trmp is president and a decent guy.
  28. Re: Trump throws the January 6 committee critics a curve.

    Different McCarthy. The current one, Kevin, is minority House leader.
  29. Thread: jelly pron

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    Re: jelly pron

    The pic was on a website without any attribution or supporting info.
  30. Thread: jelly pron

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    jelly pron

    https://i.imgur.com/zlFnpMZ.jpeg
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    Re: The freaking door wasn’t locked?

    One might suppose the demolition is to hide further evidence of any malfeasance, but it's actually because no one is going to want their kids, any kids, to go back to that school, ever.
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    Re: Weirdness.....

    https://youtu.be/OjYoNL4g5Vg
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    Re: Weirdness.....

    The following stuff is from the US Postal Service Inspection Service website.

    See the link: http://uspis.gov/news/scam-article/brushing-scam
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    Re: Hoarding ICE’s

    I forget people have those kinds of roots, live where their forebears grew up.
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    Re: Hoarding ICE’s

    Why did you have fifty engines?
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    Re: Five years ago

    Not a drop for me since April twentieth, twenty-sixteen. So worth it. Peace and freedom. Good on ya.
  37. Re: Texas Republicans go completely off the reservation

    The smart thing would be to let them, and then build a wall.
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    Re: Always double check those lug nuts

    Possibly the air for the pneumatic lug wrench was off and the residual pressure was enough to spin the nuts up but not cinch them? My older brother, in high school auto shop had that happen to him....
  39. Re: DOJ is pressuring the Jan 6 committee for documents

    She was with the group of like-minded citizens exercising their first amendment right to erect a scaffold, rigged with a noose, from which to hang the Vice President. She probably helped them chant,...
  40. Re: DOJ is pressuring the Jan 6 committee for documents

    Ashli wasn’t a tourist. She was with the leading edge of a violent mob, breaking in while some of them were armed, and threatening murder of our elected officials. She was at the head of the out of...
  41. Thread: Memes and…

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    Re: Memes and…

    I was just online at Amazon, to get another set of guitar strings, and it's easiest to look through prior orders and reorder from that list, so while I'm scrolling to find the guitar strings, I see...
  42. Re: DOJ is pressuring the Jan 6 committee for documents

    How do you figure that? It's exactly what we've been waiting for them to do, to start the prosecution rolling for trmp and his key co-conspirators.



    They've only had two hearings, and they've...
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    Re: Eastman pardon request

    Perhaps Eastman's putting his request to trmp in writing is a message that if he, Eastman, goes down he'll make sure trmp does too. Pardon me or I'll help them nail you to the wall.
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    Re: for the hemingway haters

    Have you read the book Hemingway's Boat? I lost some respect for him when I read that they would use tommy guns to shoot sharks while they were fishing for bill-fish.

    His Wheeler thirty-eight,...
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    Re: Costco Hearing Aids: Review

    I got mine from the VA. I lost one on the very first day. I turned the entire premises, inside and out, upside down for about three days. The VA replaced it free. The audiologist who tested and...
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    It's almost like someone was setting him up. The coup buses? FFS. She might as well have texted, "let's make sure we're on time for the scheduled insurrection at the Capitol so trmp can be president...
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    Failure to recuse isn't grounds for impeachment?
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    Re: Will new laws help?

    The primary purpose of the Congress, the legislative branch, is to enact legislation—under normal circumstances. In this unusual and unprecended set of circumstances, a main purpose of this branch is...
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    Re: mike muther******* pence

    HIstorically and traditionally the VP should get the nod, but VPs are not usually as competitive as other nationally known pols, because they are usually the butt of jokes, whether they deserve them...
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    Re: mike muther******* pence

    It wasn’t a simple B&W situation for Pence in the moment. His choice to not do trmp’s bidding was simple, but not the whole armed insurrection, rioters intent on both doing murders and subverting our...
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