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    5-15-22, 10:07pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Electric Vehicles in Environmental Issues
    When I retire I plan to trade in my car for an EV. By then I expect charging will not be an issue. In the meantime SO would like to get one when he...
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    5-15-22, 10:03pm
    Major score today. 2 for 1 family packs of boneless chicken breasts. One pair per customer. So I texted SO and told him to swing by and get a pair as...
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    5-13-22, 8:59pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Spring! in Success Stories
    We had gradually been getting warmer until sunday when a cold snap moved through for a few days and we were having dead of winter temperatures (mid...
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    5-13-22, 7:02pm
    I havenít attempted this but theoretically you should still be able to connect an old iPod to a computer and sync it with iTunes?
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    5-13-22, 2:53pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Don't say gay in Simple Public Policy
    And now the NH legislatureís republicans are working on an Ďout the kidsí bill that would require school staff to out kids to their parents if they...
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    5-13-22, 6:51am
    Thanks for the update Q. Since youíre so well informed, when is trump being reinstated as president?
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    5-12-22, 10:59pm
    I use a ten year old iPad as my media player. Mostly it sits on my work desk. Once in a while I bring it to the kitchen. Eventually pandora will stop...
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    5-12-22, 9:41pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Don't say gay in Simple Public Policy
    He was a really nice guy. Definitely a bit of a clown but never mean to anyone in any way that I saw, just a big joker. Our elementary school was...
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    5-12-22, 9:25pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Don't say gay in Simple Public Policy
    ĎBut Ms Yppej why would a guy want to pretend to be a girl? My mommy took me to drag queen hour at the library and he was pretending too. Thatís...
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    5-12-22, 9:02pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Don't say gay in Simple Public Policy
    You don't think some of the kids would go back to their classrooms and ask "Ms. Yppej, why was that boy dressed up like a girl? What's that about?" ...
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    5-12-22, 9:00pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Roe v Wade in Simple Public Policy
    What are the current rules/laws regarding forcing parents to do something like donate a kidney to a child that will die without that transplant? Or...
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    5-12-22, 8:56pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Roe v Wade in Simple Public Policy
    That would seem to indicate that the physician was not willing to do an abortion on a viable fetus without a medical reason. It sounds like "should...
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    5-12-22, 1:25am
    jp1 started a thread Don't say gay in Simple Public Policy
    Back in 1980 when I was in sixth grade my elementary school had a "talent contest". One of my classmates decided to do a lipsync thing. They had a...
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    5-11-22, 11:15pm
    jp1 started a thread Dinosaur Apocalypse - NOVA in Reviews
    Totally worth watching. The idea that they have found a site where there are dinosaurs that died on the day the asteroid hit is simply astounding. ...
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    5-11-22, 8:30pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Yet another house post in Housing
    I agree! What a charming house. And I also agree that the enclosed porch is a tragedy. If it were mine I would be strongly inclined to have it...
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    5-11-22, 11:44am
    Seems reasonable to me. I recall reading a similar story years ago about an older lady that did this because she figured out it was cheaper than...
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    5-11-22, 12:25am
    jp1 replied to a thread Roe v Wade in Simple Public Policy
    Why would a doc sign off on that. Then the woman would be free to have all the sex she wanted without fear of nanny G coming to punish her. Canít...
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    5-11-22, 12:05am
    jp1 replied to a thread Roe v Wade in Simple Public Policy
    Reading your subsequent responses I am 100% unclear what you were trying to say in this post.
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    5-10-22, 11:38pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Roe v Wade in Simple Public Policy
    So is your concern that teachers are going to be randomly sharing inappropriate gender specific topics with kids? If it is can you provide some...
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    5-10-22, 11:01pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Roe v Wade in Simple Public Policy
    Exactly. If there are X number of Ďdamagedí kids in foster care today, once women no longer have bodily autonomy there will likely be 2x or 3x times...
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    5-10-22, 10:13pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Roe v Wade in Simple Public Policy
    I can yeah. I imagine that there would be a lot more of these kids today if women who knew they werenít capable of raising them were unable to have...
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    5-10-22, 9:25pm
    A new company is offering "pod" living in the bay area. For the low low price of $800/month you too can live in your very own "pod" with just 13...
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    5-10-22, 9:03pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Roe v Wade in Simple Public Policy
    So what is the answer for the "damaged" children? Just let them age out of foster care and whatever happens to them as they stumble through life...
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    5-10-22, 2:49pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Roe v Wade in Simple Public Policy
    Perhaps someone can explain to me how viewing every failed pregnancy as a potential criminal act is at all reasonable. ...
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    5-10-22, 6:28am
    I tryís not my affluence thatís showing, itís my math skills.
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    5-10-22, 5:38am
    To rational people it just seemed odd that you would mention hunter Biden, who has nothing to do with his fatherís presidential administration and...
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    5-9-22, 10:03pm
    So what do you think about the $2 billion investment that Saudi Arabia made in trumpís son-in-law?
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    5-9-22, 10:00pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Roe v Wade in Simple Public Policy
    Because Ďthe scienceí hasnít figured out how to do that any better than theyíve figured out how to make an ectopic pregnancy viable.
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    5-9-22, 9:25pm
    jp1 replied to a thread new music in Consumerism & The Media
    Thank you for sharing. I've always been a fan of anyone who can play a guitar and sing and that was very enjoyable. Honestly, as someone whose...
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    5-9-22, 9:09pm
    So you finally admit to having converted to being an anti-vaxxer?
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    5-8-22, 5:20pm
    Cheese has gone up here. We buy the sliced store brand and it used to be $6/lb. A few weeks ago it went up to $7. And more exotic cheese like fresh...
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    5-7-22, 6:50pm
    The problem with avocados got weíre out. They are back to normal price at the Safeway by us. I can regularly get them on sale for $1 each.
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    5-7-22, 1:16pm
    The $4.99 gas was at the Vallejo Costco. I just checked gas buddy and now it's $4.97 there. The cheapest I can find anywhere else in the bay area...
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    5-6-22, 8:21pm
    I'm glad to hear that the "secret" about BIL's situation is very much temporary. And I tend to agree with Iris. Money is often the easiest way...
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    5-6-22, 8:10pm
    I've thought about getting an e-bike. We live about 2 miles from the nearest grocery store, library, dry cleaner, UPS store, etc. Currently I drive...
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    5-6-22, 5:44pm
    On earth day the city and county of Denver launched a $9 million dollar program offering rebates to any resident to get $400 off the purchase of an...
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    5-4-22, 10:04pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Hiking in Hobbies & Creativity
    Last weekend I went back to a couple of trails that I hadn't been to since last summer. The panorama picture probably won't do the view justice. ...
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    5-4-22, 9:59pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Roe v Wade in Simple Public Policy
    Considering that the "medical experts" in at least a few state legislatures don't seem to even understand about the absolute non-viability of ectopic...
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    5-4-22, 10:56am
    jp1 replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    Keep putting people at risk by not testing when you get sick. I'm sure the person(people) that you subsequently infect will be old or sick and...
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    5-3-22, 10:09pm
    LOL. That's the funniest thing I've read all week. Next thing you're going to tell me is that fox news is "fair and balanced".
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    5-3-22, 10:07pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Roe v Wade in Simple Public Policy
    Personally I think the decision was absurd and just shows that judges can use whatever jiggery pokery they want to come to the decision they desire. ...
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    5-3-22, 10:01pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    I ordered my second batch of nanny G test kits a week ago friday, the day SO tested positive. They came last tuesday and we've used them all. I...
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    5-3-22, 9:55pm
    This one rings so true to me right now. As my workometer keeps inexorably ticking down toward zero I'm more and more aware of the time flying past. ...
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    5-3-22, 2:15pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Roe v Wade in Simple Public Policy
    Just as most people would say that interstate commerce doesnít include growing wheat and feeding it to your own livestock. But as bae noted according...
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    5-3-22, 10:20am
    jp1 replied to a thread Roe v Wade in Simple Public Policy
    Obviously this won't end abortion. It'll just end safe, legal abortion for a lot of poor women. Anyone with enough money who wants an abortion will...
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    5-3-22, 10:13am
    It's interesting to me that we haven't seen anything in the press about all the other florida amusement parks that are going to be losing their...
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    5-3-22, 6:30am
    jp1 replied to a thread Fk this crap in Open Forum
    Because you literally can get anywhere in the city for less time and money than any other method except bike. The subway has never been particularly...
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    5-3-22, 12:23am
    Since you claim you havenít expressed an opinion beyond timing Iíd be curious what your opinion is? Or s that something youíd rather not share with...
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    5-2-22, 9:42pm
    Catherine, add me to the list of people here who is so sorry to hear this. Such a difficult situation, probably without a lot of good options and...
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    5-2-22, 6:46am
    Sorry I misunderstood. It wasnít clear to me that all you were doing was expressing annoyance that Iíd called you a reasonable conservative.
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    5-1-22, 11:33pm
    Discount the messenger and ignore the message. I get it. Iím annoying. But if you canít see whatís wrong with what that ugly clown in Florida did...
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    5-1-22, 10:51pm
    No. Iím in favor of governors and their legislatures not using their power of the state to retaliate against a corporation that made a statement that...
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    5-1-22, 7:36pm
    So we should say "nothing to see here, move along" since at least the state didn't send a militia to Disneyland to point guns at Mickey Mouse's head?
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    5-1-22, 5:52pm
    Sure, I guess if one doesn't really care about the first amendment DeSantis is doing a great job. Personally it's kind of terrifying that some...
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    5-1-22, 3:48pm
    Well, when you have nowhere to go but up any increase will seem substantial. But my point still holds. If you want people to like you you need to...
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    5-1-22, 2:16pm
    Indeed. In two brief paragraphs ldahl has eloquently explained why the Republican Party wonít have meaningful minority support for the foreseeable...
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    5-1-22, 12:51pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    No we don't. https://www.ksat.com/health/2022/04/27/global-hepatitis-outbreak-in-kids-has-san-antonio-doctors-looking-closely-at-cases/ The UK...
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    4-30-22, 6:57pm
    jp1 replied to a thread What's for dinner? in Food & Recipes
    I was just at the store and they had not just regular pepper jack cheese but GHOST pepper pepper jack cheese! We already have other plans for dinner...
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    4-30-22, 4:54pm
    I tend to agree with you as far as textbooks go. I assume that the result is not so much better textbooks but instead, textbooks from the publisher...
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    4-30-22, 3:47pm
    Are you proposing that states should instead be developing an Ďanti-curriculumí of things not to be taught. Or that the state shouldnít be involved...
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