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    1-28-20, 3:48pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    Considering that the book has a release date of mid-March I'd assume that that review is finished. But neither here nor there, reading a book or...
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    1-28-20, 1:33pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    Reading a book is the same as taking a witness deposition? And are the senators going to then be able to read parts of the book in public at the...
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    1-28-20, 1:28pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    Sure. Because you got people who are saying "there's no firsthand evidence". Not that that's actually true, but having Bolton testify would end...
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    1-28-20, 12:52pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    Man, republicans really do want to make this impeachment trial as shammy as possible. I guess when a coverup is the only way to succeed you have to...
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    1-28-20, 1:14am
    If only the republicans would be brave enough to offer a suggestion in this area. But they haven't offered any sort of actual suggestion on...
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    1-27-20, 7:53pm
    My mother-in-law is pretty much a living example of someone following most of the OP article's advice. She's 86 and only in the last few years...
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    1-27-20, 1:34am
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    Latest Fox News poll. 50% of voters think trump should be convicted and removed, compared to 44% who think he shouldnít. Next up, how the always...
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    1-26-20, 5:51pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    You may be right generally about their opinions of both parties. But I think you're wrong that they don't care. A wide majority cared that there...
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    1-26-20, 2:14am
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    So the voters that didnít want a coverup are worried about the republican version of precedent? Hahahahahahaha. Ldahl, youíre smarter than that.
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    1-25-20, 3:01pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    If they'd agreed to an actual trial instead of a coverup they wouldn't have set themselves up to be the subject of democratic political theater. In...
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    1-25-20, 2:29pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    Considering that 70% of americans wanted a real trial with witnesses and evidence, the republicans are right to be crying when it was pointed out...
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    1-25-20, 12:58pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    Are you talking about the tears republicans were shedding when their coverup was pointed out to them?
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    1-25-20, 8:08am
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    So after several days of senate trial several republican senators groused to the press that they wished there was new evidence. After those same...
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    1-23-20, 10:50pm
    IL, sorry about your dog. As far as tipping I think I would go with the people who've commented that "above and beyond" service gets a tip, or...
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    1-23-20, 10:45pm
    In our household SO just doesn't prioritize the same things I do. For him a dirty counter, or yesterday's pants sitting on the living room chair are...
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    1-23-20, 6:38pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Meghan and Harry in Open Forum
    Like him or not, Hannity has a popular show. And I don't think that popularity stems from millions of people who disagree with it feverishly...
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    1-23-20, 2:34pm
    Iíve got freezes on all 3. Did it shortly after the equivalencies breach. Have never tried to unfreeze one so I canít speak to that. Eventually I...
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    1-23-20, 2:31pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Boy, that Dow in Personal Finance
    It may not be a formal decision. It may instead be a case of them simply not being able to prop it up anymore despite all the efforts to the...
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    1-23-20, 1:35am
    jp1 replied to a thread Meghan and Harry in Open Forum
    And now Meghan is "uppity". Didn't take long for the right to prove bae correct... ...
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    1-23-20, 1:10am
    jp1 replied to a thread Boy, that Dow in Personal Finance
    It's a combination of the republican tax scam giving rich individuals much more money to invest and corporations much more money to repurchase...
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    1-23-20, 12:48am
    Personally I'm not going to freak out over this. I was fortunate to 'only' inherit about $5,000 in an IRA from my father that has required RMDs for...
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    1-21-20, 10:48am
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    Given the scammy, cover up style rules that Moscow Mitch has crafted the senate might as well just vote to not convict right off the bat. It would...
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    1-20-20, 9:58pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    True. Although in a typical trial the jurors donít normally announce their decision And agreement to work with the defense on tv before the trial has...
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    1-20-20, 8:09pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    They are also imposing new Ďsecurityí restrictions on the press to minimize the damage to republican senators.
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    1-20-20, 4:16pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    And we're back to the question of whether it's a minor thing that trump used the power of his office to withhold foreign aid to an ally that...
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    1-20-20, 3:12pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    I will certainly look for it. As a defense lawyer if he couldnít talk circles around her something would clearly be wrong. Whether what he said shows...
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    1-20-20, 11:14am
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    It's interesting that Dershowitz has such a fluid opinion about impeachment. I suppose if you pay a man enough money he'll say whatever he's paid to...
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    1-19-20, 9:04pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    Itís doubtful that if the senate removes trump that every future president will face perpetual threats of impeachment. Letís be honest here. Everyone...
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    1-19-20, 4:09pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    I think there's a difference between getting a foreign country to publicly make the president look attractive to voters and seeking a sham...
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    1-19-20, 2:27pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    So you think itís acceptable for a president to extort foreign countries for personal benefit. Duly noted.
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    1-19-20, 12:18pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    Apparently there are people out there who won't be convinced until Guiliani, Pompeo, and Mulvaney testify in person to confirm what we already know....
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    1-19-20, 1:57am
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    So youíre more concerned with consistency than actually finding out what happened?
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    1-18-20, 10:58pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    So I guess youíre in favor of witnesses at the trial to get to the bottom of this?
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    1-18-20, 9:07pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    Trump and Mulvaney admitting what they did is speculation?
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    1-18-20, 8:40pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    So you don't think what he did warrants impeachment? There's plenty of evidence out there so it's not like there is any real question as to what...
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    1-18-20, 7:46pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    At the end of the day, no matter what the democrats wanted all along, if trump hadn't done what he did with Ukraine he wouldn't currently be...
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    1-18-20, 3:51pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    Keep telling yourself that's the reason he was impeached enough times and maybe it will actually become truth? There must've been a third article of...
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    1-18-20, 3:15pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    Considering what Ken Starr had to say about executive privilege 20 years ago it's a good thing he's not on Trump's defense team. Oh wait... ...
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    1-18-20, 3:06pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    I suppose Dershowitz can make the argument that what trump did was not a high crime or misdemeanor. And I'm sure he'll make a pretty penny doing...
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    1-16-20, 1:22am
    I'm not sure this is really a housing thread, but I'm not sure where else to put it. If a mod wants to move it I'm totally cool with that. ...
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    1-14-20, 12:05pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Meghan and Harry in Open Forum
    This article was interesting. I hadn't realized that there were only 5 media outlets that are given access to the royal family. No wonder the...
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    1-14-20, 1:38am
    We are a one car family and neither of us uses it for commuting and rarely use it for shopping. If I hadn't inherited it from my father several...
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    1-13-20, 11:26pm
    I think the brown bear is my favorite youtube minimalist. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_ASIV2TvOg
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    1-13-20, 12:29pm
    And now we know that the supposed attacks on embassies were so urgent that trump authorized the assassination seven months ago. Yet another blatant...
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    1-13-20, 12:27pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    57% of the public, including 56% of independents, support having witnesses at the senate trial. That's pretty much everyone but the forever...
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    1-11-20, 10:21pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    Assuming that the details regarding trump's treason will keep trickling out over the next 10 months (or perhaps come flooding out if the courts rule...
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    1-11-20, 10:09pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Snopes vs Babylon Bee in Reviews
    THe problem is that too many people are too ready to get upset at everything that they don't bother to click the link. Yes, a good headline can be...
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    1-11-20, 9:42am
    Woo Woo Williamson is out.
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    1-11-20, 12:37am
    jp1 replied to a thread Walkable Towns in Housing
    Agreed about grocery stores. Safeway is literally across the street from us. We no longer buy lots of stuff just to have it on hand. If we're...
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    1-10-20, 7:07pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Walkable Towns in Housing
    Steve, it somehow seems counter-intuitive to worry about a used car lot being "walkable"... :) And it would be great if our neighborhood had a...
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    1-10-20, 3:38pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Walkable Towns in Housing
    Walkability is a pretty high priority for us. Our current place has a walkability score of 94. That includes 2 libraries less than 10 minute walk...
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    1-9-20, 1:56am
    Although I think there's a difference between feeling guilty about land/property that was taken hundreds of years ago and land that was taken within...
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    1-9-20, 1:47am
    I may be over-reading things but when you have to clarify that the dog treats were for the dog and not because your wife was so desperate for some...
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    1-9-20, 1:37am
    Talk about the "big one". I hope for everyone in the pacific NW's sake that that earthquake doesn't happen in any of our lifetimes.
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    1-8-20, 12:19am
    jp1 replied to a thread Snopes vs Babylon Bee in Reviews
    I'd never heard of Babylon Bee, so I looked it up. There at the top of the site was this: Fake news you can trust, delivered straight to your...
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    1-6-20, 3:50pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Another War? in Simple Public Policy
    So you're gonna vote for the democrats next time?
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    1-6-20, 7:50am
    jp1 replied to a thread Another War? in Simple Public Policy
    Sort of like the tired way that republicans have long called everything democrats do socialism?
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    1-5-20, 9:47pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Another War? in Simple Public Policy
    I'll take ELECTIONS for $100, Alex. Answer: For over 200 years no presidential candidate questioned the validity of an election until this one,...
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    1-5-20, 7:57am
    jp1 replied to a thread Another War? in Simple Public Policy
    Then you are aware that he has said and done things that indicate that he wants to be a dictator and that he admires dictators. The only part of...
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    1-5-20, 2:03am
    jp1 replied to a thread Another War? in Simple Public Policy
    Iím curious at this confidence that the military will do the Ďrightí thing. I assume the same people who are saying that would say that in the event...
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