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    2-6-23, 8:00pm
    Rogar replied to a thread 2023 Movies? in Reviews
    I thought Elvis was entertaining, but an overdone Hollywood extravaganza. Tom Hanks is a favorite and he was good, but a slight disappointment. A...
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    2-6-23, 5:17pm
    If you only use it for the internet, I'd probably see if a repair shop would give a free or cheap estimate. From the resident luddite, me, if you...
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    2-5-23, 6:39pm
    Rogar replied to a thread Balloon Busted in Simple Public Policy
    The prior administration referred to his three as "fake disinformation" that did not occur.
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    2-5-23, 4:05pm
    Rogar replied to a thread Balloon Busted in Simple Public Policy
    What I caught from the Sunday morning talk shows, the experts also seem to think it was a test to see how we would react. It doesn't quite explain...
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    2-5-23, 3:53pm
    Rogar replied to a thread Stupid people in Open Forum
    "Stupid is as stupid does". Forest Gump
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    2-4-23, 10:10pm
    Rogar replied to a thread Balloon Busted in Simple Public Policy
    Perhaps they are more interested in non visual information of some sort...
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    2-4-23, 9:37pm
    Rogar replied to a thread Balloon Busted in Simple Public Policy
    I wonder what Gary Powers would think? An interesting choice of spy methods, if that's what it was. Possibly surveying for pulsed EMP to disable...
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    2-3-23, 10:13pm
    Rogar replied to a thread Stupid people in Open Forum
    "In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I've been turning over in my mind ever since. Whenever you feel like...
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    2-3-23, 3:36pm
    Rogar replied to a thread What's for dinner? in Food & Recipes
    Vegetable stir fry with noodles.
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    2-3-23, 1:14pm
    Rogar replied to a thread Stupid people in Open Forum
    Stopping going to several places online seems like it would be a good stress reducer for you. There are some places online to collect accurate...
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    2-3-23, 8:40am
    Early in my education I had sessions that taught an experimental speed reading technique where a person would quickly scan pages back and forth. I'm...
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    2-3-23, 8:27am
    So, if I'm getting this correctly, there is not a law prohibiting a president or VP from taking home top secret documents and then keeping them for...
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    2-2-23, 6:08pm
    In the world of us plebes I could see the judicial system making an example of someone to discourage more of the same, and to make a lasting...
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    2-2-23, 2:02pm
    Rogar replied to a thread What's for dinner? in Food & Recipes
    Red beans and rice.
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    2-2-23, 1:35pm
    Rogar replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    I have strong suspicions on where airborne virus spread originates. https://www.cdc.gov/socialmedia/syndication/405380/403327.html
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    2-2-23, 10:15am
    Rogar replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    It doesn't take rocket scientist to figure that if mask limit the spread of aerosol droplets, and covid is spread but such droplets, that they help....
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    2-1-23, 4:42pm
    Rumors are that Nikki Haley is gearing up to announce a run for president. I'd have to learn more, but if it were Biden vs Haley it would be an...
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    2-1-23, 3:47pm
    Rogar replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    Since the medical facilities that I've been in recently still require or encourage masks, I assume there is another side of the argument from some...
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    1-29-23, 9:52pm
    Rogar replied to a thread What's for dinner? in Food & Recipes
    I sucker into a giant tub of baby spinach because it was on sale and I had to use it up. The experiment was tofu saag over rice, which turned out...
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    1-29-23, 9:39pm
    Rogar replied to a thread I think I hate IRAs in Personal Finance
    I understand now. I give some money to charities through the year, but it's not organized and gets spread around smaller amounts to several causes. ...
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    1-29-23, 8:52pm
    Rogar replied to a thread I think I hate IRAs in Personal Finance
    I'm going to ask my accountant about this when he helps with taxes, but I'm not too sure I understand. When money goes from the IRA to a charity,...
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    1-29-23, 6:05pm
    I have a Medicare "advantage" plan and all it took to change the primary care doctor was a phone call to their member services as long as the doctor...
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    1-29-23, 11:35am
    Rogar replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    So, as I recall the discussion, you said bodies were piling up in semis because funeral homes were on a partial lockdown. What seems to be the case...
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    1-28-23, 9:13pm
    Rogar replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    Far as I know there were no funeral home lockdowns around here, but there were refrigerated death semis. However funeral services were restricted. ...
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    1-28-23, 7:49pm
    Rogar replied to a thread Memphis...... in Simple Public Policy
    I spent a couple of weeks in Memphis for work maybe 20 years ago, but never made it to any tourist attractions. I was treated to generous southern...
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    1-28-23, 7:33pm
    Rogar replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    Early in the pandemic it was my understanding that many of the precautions were not necessarily to reduce the death rate, but to buy time for a...
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    1-26-23, 5:25pm
    I'm more a fan of a flat tax on income, but it would take some fancy marketing for any major change to the way we're taxed. I remember campaign...
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    1-25-23, 10:06pm
    Rogar replied to a thread What are you watching 2023? in Reviews
    The Banshees of Inisherin. It was called a dark comedy, but I thought it was just dark. I hope it will win some awards. Not your typical Hollywood...
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    1-24-23, 7:33pm
    Point taken. Since they seem to have gotten the documents to their closets from a secure area I can guess opportunities could arise.
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    1-24-23, 6:48pm
    It sort of makes one wonder what these guys may have digitized, put on a flash drive, and stashed somewhere. I guess DC hasn't gone paperless or the...
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    1-24-23, 6:36pm
    Rogar replied to a thread What's for dinner? in Food & Recipes
    Vegan lasagna. An experiment using processed cashews instead of cheese. I think I did a cashew/cheese experiment once before and it was a failure. ...
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    1-24-23, 1:21pm
    Regan would be the poster child for required mental competency testing.
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    1-23-23, 8:52pm
    Rogar replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    What I get is that so many people have home test kits, that they test positive but it doesn't get recorded through any formal system. There are...
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    1-23-23, 4:58pm
    Rogar replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    A couple of my news sources are saying the FDA may revise their vaccination recommendations to once a year like the flu shot. I've pretty much...
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    1-23-23, 7:34am
    The news reports say that some of the documents were from Biden's senate and VP days, some with hand written notes from the day. So that's pretty...
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    1-22-23, 5:58pm
    If someone wanted to plant them, I wonder how they got into the locked garage where he keeps his corvette. Assuming there is no big conspiracy...
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    1-22-23, 1:20pm
    I have begun to wonder if it's common for other high level officials to take these sorts of documents home and they could be everywhere. I've not...
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    1-22-23, 7:25am
    Rogar replied to a thread Reparations in Simple Public Policy
    I agree that the five million is just some sort of drama, but also that it's a warm up for a smaller amount, like maybe a couple of hundred thousand....
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    1-21-23, 9:41am
    Kids who live at home with parents until they are close to middle age. Bike lanes along streets. Policemen stationed in schools.
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    1-20-23, 10:46pm
    Those are delightful looking little places. It's too bad they aren't more common and in other areas, too. An uncle lived in Anaheim and worked at...
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    1-20-23, 9:25pm
    I do believe I am guilty of the excessive rabbit hole exploration. Thanks for getting me back on track.
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    1-20-23, 8:30pm
    So the free speech guys and the thought police could be opposites? I should leave it at that or maybe query chatGPT. I tried that out the other day...
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    1-20-23, 8:05pm
    So maybe sort of like Allan? :) I always get back to the old Pogo saying, "I've seen the enemy and it is us". So maybe they are everywhere.
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    1-20-23, 4:50pm
    Fortunately I don't know what the broken window theory is and am not sure about who the thought police are. Fear has taken different forms...
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    1-20-23, 1:14pm
    Rogar started a thread RIP David Crosby in Open Forum
    He may have had some rough years, but when I was in my 20's CSN+Y were magic. I watched a documentary called Remember My Name from 2019. He had...
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    1-20-23, 8:54am
    And from my Luddite perspective, the common conversation hasn't changed much since cell phone introduction. Yoga was once fringe or new agey and...
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    1-19-23, 9:57pm
    That's a good one and has a few that I've thought of lately. I would have never imagined that marijuana would appear to be legal in so many places...
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    1-19-23, 12:55pm
    I think it's fair. He's still innocent until proven guilty and can afford expensive lawyers, so it should be a fair trial to say if he's innocent or...
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    1-19-23, 8:57am
    Our news today announced the third library plus a civic center in the region have been closed for cleanup after contamination by people smoking meth...
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    1-19-23, 8:27am
    It has gone one a little long. I'd suggest if you don't enjoy the interaction anymore , you don't have to read the thread. Or maybe someone would...
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    1-18-23, 7:39am
    Heck, I thought Allan's response was just the standard Republican obfuscation of the issues, or maybe that he just didn't understand correctly.
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    1-17-23, 6:24pm
    I'm not sure what you're asking since you may have read the article first. My readers digest version is that the failed republican (IL's just some...
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    1-17-23, 2:01pm
    Nope. Didn't hear about those. The Las Vegas official was apparently a county clerk, which is even more Joe Schmoe that IL's opinion of a...
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    1-17-23, 11:30am
    Rogar replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    My morning news is claiming the Golden Globes was a super spreader event and named a number of stars who have come down with covid. Avoiding large...
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    1-17-23, 10:44am
    A failed GOP candidate for the state house in New Mexico is accused of conspiring and paying men to shoot at the homes of two democratic legislators...
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    1-17-23, 10:05am
    Rogar replied to a thread Ironing anyone? in Open Forum
    Thanks for the encouragement. Today is trash day and I'm putting it in the to-go pile before I have second thoughts. In a minor way, it feels a...
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    1-16-23, 8:48pm
    My dad had some problems after his knee replacement and never got full use back, but it was the hip replacement due to arthritis that did him in. I...
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    1-16-23, 9:40am
    The two exercises I recall from my knee therapy were the stationary bike with a specific resistance regime and weighted lower leg lifts while...
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    1-15-23, 10:19pm
    I could go one about my various knee and foot problems, but I'd really give a well qualified physical therapist a fair chance. I have been that...
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