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    10-23-20, 6:34pm
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    Thanks for that interesting bit of info, I enjoyed that so much it caused me to do a little looking up myself. Imagine my surprise to find that there...
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    10-23-20, 2:43pm
    Alan replied to a thread Predictions in Simple Public Policy
    No thanks, with only a little effort you validated my initial response, although I'm still curious about the "How do you figure" reply.
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    10-23-20, 12:36pm
    That's a good observation and there are real problems sometimes if you're transitioning from an iPhone to and Android device because of the iMessage...
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    10-23-20, 12:27pm
    Alan replied to a thread Predictions in Simple Public Policy
    I haven't seen any data for other countries other than a reference on the Voice Of America website indicating that approximately half of the other...
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    10-23-20, 9:37am
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    It's not a deflection, I honestly don't know how many judges made it through the system with bipartisan support or how many were blocked by...
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    10-22-20, 9:36pm
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    I don't know, that was a Democratic majority Senate.
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    10-22-20, 8:57pm
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    Really? Wasn't it Harry Reid who abolished the filibuster in order to make it easier to put Democrat approved federal judges into the courts? I...
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    10-22-20, 8:28pm
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    Is there a requirement somewhere I'm not aware of that says the court requires an ideological balance? I think the justices would be repulsed by any...
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    10-22-20, 8:14pm
    Alan replied to a thread Predictions in Simple Public Policy
    Gosh, getting an answer from you is difficult, but I'll play. As a nation of states comprising a Federal Republic, virtually all US States and...
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    10-22-20, 7:30pm
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    It's simple, the Republicans used the power of the majority to prevent Garland from being confirmed, they also used the power of the majority to...
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    10-22-20, 6:31pm
    Alan replied to a thread Predictions in Simple Public Policy
    How do you dispute?
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    10-22-20, 5:49pm
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    I don't think they ignored the rule, they waived it due to the minority party's refusal to attend. Boy, when the Democrats abandoned the filibuster...
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  • Alan's Avatar
    10-22-20, 5:41pm
    I remember when you had to vote on Election Day unless you had some bullet proof excuse to justify an Absentee Ballot. These days we start early...
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    10-22-20, 5:12pm
    I don't think it's possible for me to explain photos with no explanation or background to accompany them. Maybe it's easier for you but I seem to be...
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    10-22-20, 3:44pm
    Alan replied to a thread Predictions in Simple Public Policy
    No we're not, but the two major parts of the Paris agreement involved meeting certain environmental goals and paying other developing nations to cut...
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    10-22-20, 1:37pm
    Alan replied to a thread Predictions in Simple Public Policy
    And the resultant war just a few months after the election may be the ultimate example of political drama.
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    10-22-20, 1:34pm
    I think the preferred narrative is that voting by mail is good but those bad Republicans are trying to limit it's usage because it somehow helps...
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    10-22-20, 1:30pm
    Alan replied to a thread Predictions in Simple Public Policy
    How are we doing with the goals of the Paris agreement as opposed to the remaining signatories? Like what?
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    10-22-20, 1:11pm
    Alan replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    And liberals will rejoice in the reduction of Republicans, because only dead Democrats vote. :cool:
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    10-21-20, 4:21pm
    Alan replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    That's a little harsh. There's a significant number of people who believe that it is their responsibility to do the right thing, and a seemingly...
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    10-21-20, 3:11pm
    Alan replied to a thread Webster’s in Consumerism & The Media
    You know I read about these things from time to time but have yet to experience many of these little signs that some liberals use to identify wrong...
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    10-21-20, 3:00pm
    You know me (sorta). I think the only valid concern with mail in voting is the delay in counting results that will ensue due to so many people using...
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    10-21-20, 1:54pm
    I think the first troubleshooting item would be to reset your network settings. Go to 'Settings' > 'General' > 'Reset' > 'Reset Network Settings'....
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    10-20-20, 7:45pm
    Alan replied to a thread Predictions in Simple Public Policy
    What crimes might he be guilty of?
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    10-20-20, 5:04pm
    Alan replied to a thread Predictions in Simple Public Policy
    I've always believed that he ran in 2016 to strengthen his brand exposure and was as surprised as the rest of us to actually win.
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    10-19-20, 8:47pm
    You kids you! I consider 3 VHF and maybe 1 UHF stations brought in by a state of the art outside antenna (which had to be repositioned for at least 2...
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    10-19-20, 4:27pm
    Alan replied to a thread Predictions in Simple Public Policy
    I don't know that drama will ever cease, it's become too ingrained in our national zeitgeist. I think the best we can do is re-focus that drama in a...
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    10-19-20, 4:08pm
    Alan replied to a thread Webster’s in Consumerism & The Media
    But is someone not up to speed on "correct" verbiage a bad person?
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    10-19-20, 12:47pm
    Alan replied to a thread Webster’s in Consumerism & The Media
    Big Brother would be proud of Webster's efficiency. They modified the definition within just a few hours of the Senator's proclamation of disdain....
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    10-19-20, 10:09am
    I haven't noticed any lag in mail service and I usually mail payments one week before due dates. I haven't had any problems with them being received...
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    10-18-20, 9:20am
    Alan replied to a thread Trick or treating? in Holidays
    We're going dark as well. Most of the residents in our 25 year old neighborhood are original owners whose children left home years ago. As a result...
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    10-18-20, 9:12am
    Alan replied to a thread My new Pied a .terre in Housing
    We put in Corian countertops with molded sinks about 15 years ago and have been very much satisfied with them, the only issue is that they seem a...
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    10-16-20, 6:46pm
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    I thought it was interesting to see Senators trying to get her to commit to their favored legal activism while simultaneously decrying potential...
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    10-15-20, 4:55pm
    I live on a 3/4 acre lot with the majority of that in the back since the lot is pie shaped at the end of a cul-de-sac. We erected a split rail fence...
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    10-15-20, 12:03pm
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    If the Democrats take over in January do you think they'll kill the ACA in favor of Medicare for all?
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    10-14-20, 7:05pm
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    I suppose you're basing all this on her use of the phrase "sexual preference" rather than the preferred "sexual orientation" while answering a...
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    10-14-20, 5:08pm
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    What does her view have to do with marriage equality and why do you think she intends to overturn it?
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    10-14-20, 4:43pm
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    I think it more likely that she simply hasn't made the same assumptions as you.
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    10-14-20, 4:32pm
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    I must have missed that. I have noticed over these past few days how every other questioner has spent the majority of their 30 minute questioning...
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    10-14-20, 10:55am
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    It's interesting to see the effect of all the politicking going on in this hearing and in the media. And even more interesting to see how many people...
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    10-13-20, 8:52am
    We did did the same trip in our camper during all of June and part of July this year. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Devils Tower, Yellowstone, Little Big...
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    10-12-20, 7:45pm
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    What norms have been broken?
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    10-12-20, 7:21pm
    It is automated, no human interaction required. We only get a dozen or so responses each year, most thanking us for thinking of them, along with the...
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    10-12-20, 7:13pm
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    Would you still believe that if the Republicans were to add 3 or 4 more justices before the election?
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    10-12-20, 7:12pm
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    I've always been intrigued by this concept. Of course we want our government to be secular and not unduly influenced by any particular religion,...
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    10-12-20, 6:17pm
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    I think you're confusing the Senate's constitutional responsibility for 'advice and consent' with court packing. That's ok, I see that much of the...
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    10-12-20, 5:09pm
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    So would you be in favor of a President Biden attempting to pack the court with however many sufficiently partisan liberal justices it may take to...
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    10-12-20, 4:53pm
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    I believe that's true, but I also find it interesting when people make statements against theocracy when there are so many intersection points in...
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    10-12-20, 3:58pm
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    Oh, I don't know. Thou Shalt Not Kill seems to be a pretty good rule in a civilized society.
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    10-12-20, 2:45pm
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    I was glad to see the Democratic Senators back away from the religious background concerns that seem to bother so many of their constituents. Maybe...
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    10-12-20, 2:00pm
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    I'm glad there's no religious test for public office. Well, not if it's a Liberal or Progressive, but we need to watch out for those dishonorable...
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    10-12-20, 1:26pm
    Yes, I get up extra early on Catherine's birthday so that it's the first thing she sees. Seriously though, I get a kick out of the people who...
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    10-12-20, 1:19pm
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    Yes, the left would love her rather than despise her. That's the funny thing about identity politics, it's goofy.
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    10-12-20, 1:17pm
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    It appears both parties have changed their mind on this one, but, that's politics.
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    10-12-20, 11:22am
    I spent some time in Wyoming this summer, several weeks in the Cody area, and was quite impressed with the people there. I'd hate to see that...
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    10-12-20, 11:06am
    Alan replied to a thread ACB Hearings in Simple Public Policy
    I see there's a dozen or so Handmaid's Tale cosplayers kneeling on the Supreme Court steps this morning. I think that observation works even...
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  • Alan's Avatar
    10-11-20, 7:38pm
    What type of intimidation? Looking surly? Wearing a red hat? I'm not sure I understand what type of intimidation you're concerned about.
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    10-11-20, 7:15pm
    Just out of curiosity, what would you expect the Trump faithful to do if they show up at the polls and hang out watching the process? Is there some...
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    10-11-20, 7:08pm
    Alan replied to a thread What's for dinner? in Food & Recipes
    Homemade creamy potato soup with ham and perhaps freshly baked Mexican bolillo loafs. I haven't had much luck with breads so I have a few store...
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