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    10-15-19, 6:37pm
    Or perhaps you have to manually go i to the microphone settings (maybe the sound settings) and change what device is used as the microphone.
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    10-15-19, 5:29pm
    While it os true that under the bizarre rules we run our presidential elections that hillary lost, i took janeís comment (and she can correct me if...
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    10-15-19, 12:01pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Changing theater etiquette in Open Forum
    Googling to see what I could find, this came up. Apparently the rapt attention style of attending concerts was not always the standard. The...
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    10-15-19, 10:51am
    jp1 replied to a thread Changing theater etiquette in Open Forum
    You'd have to take everyone's phone.
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    10-15-19, 12:12am
    jp1 replied to a thread Changing theater etiquette in Open Forum
    I wish I knew the right response to this too. When my dad was a little boy (in the mid-1930's) his mother, who was already dying of tuberculosis,...
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    10-14-19, 11:58pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Changing theater etiquette in Open Forum
    Personally I don't make an effort to accommodate people taking selfies. I take those opportunities to photobomb the people. Just like the queen. ...
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    10-14-19, 10:48pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Changing theater etiquette in Open Forum
    Let me start by saying I don't have a strong opinion one way or the other. I have no idea what the "right" answer is. But this reminds me of the...
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    10-14-19, 10:21pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Warrant for your arrest? in Open Forum
    I sure hope the trash truck doesn't show up in the middle of the day for FloatOn's friend. Although if it does I suppose there's a business...
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    10-14-19, 10:12pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Warrant for your arrest? in Open Forum
    A covenant typically either requires or restricts certain actions involving the land. For example there were many suburban developments after WWII...
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    10-14-19, 9:31pm
    Anyone whose moral compass points to any wallet should probably find a better compass.
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    10-14-19, 9:30pm
    If one could apply mean, median, and mode to voters the mode would be the typical republican since mode is the most commonly occurring thing in any...
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    10-14-19, 10:29am
    For a long time they were able to keep the priests out of harms way. The alter boys, not so much. Surveys have shown that catholic parishioners...
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    10-13-19, 10:56pm
    Youíre a typical republican? I didn't say that. You seem far More thoughtful than a typical republican. Iím only commenting on what anyone with...
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    10-13-19, 9:38pm
    Iíd be fine with not being thought anything special. Iím not ok with being thought less than the same treatment as anyone else. Which is what the...
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    10-13-19, 9:20pm
    Beto is going to far. The simple way to solve this is for the feds to say teachers are teachers and priests are priests. And republicans wonder...
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    10-13-19, 8:43pm
    Part of the issue is that the catholic church claims that teachers in catholic schools are Ďministersí. The supreme court is deciding this term a...
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    10-13-19, 2:50pm
    Under federal law are certain specific protected classes of employees. Discrimination in hiring/firing decisions based on any of these classes is...
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    10-13-19, 1:12pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Warrant for your arrest? in Open Forum
    Alaskans in the Unorganized Borough seem to be more true to the small government concept. Some places within it have been pressured by the state to...
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    10-13-19, 5:18am
    jp1 replied to a thread robocalls in Consumerism & The Media
    If itís a computer they are calling thousands of people at once because with VOIP they are only limited by the amount of bandwidth their internet...
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    10-12-19, 7:17am
    jp1 replied to a thread Warrant for your arrest? in Open Forum
    Interesting idea, using government force to make other people maintain their home to a certain esthetic standard.
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    10-11-19, 9:05pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    I suppose if fiscal conservatism was my key top issue and neither of the candidates who could win the election were fiscally conservative iíd...
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    10-11-19, 3:45pm
    I think thatís the most optimistic thing iíve ever read that you have written!
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    10-11-19, 3:23pm
    I would t worry too much about warrenís senatorial duties. Mitch diesnt bring any of the bills the house passes to the floor so being a senator right...
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    10-11-19, 2:29pm
    IL, be glad you dont have an ism other than being an ordinary american. The candidates will by default focus on a lot of your concerns. Of course if...
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    10-11-19, 1:47pm
    This, in a nutshell is one of the core differences between the democratic party and the republican party. The democrats understand that various...
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    10-11-19, 9:12am
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    Itís not really a surprise that people donít view flying as an event anymore because itís not. Itís a gruelling experience that lots of people endure...
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    10-10-19, 10:09pm
    After all the years of republican incivility towards democrats their calls now for civility are, frankly, sad and pathetic. Especially as they...
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    10-8-19, 9:52pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Simple meal routines in Food & Recipes
    It's interesting, I've been working from home since June and find that I'm actually having a harder time maintaining any sort of food plan. Before,...
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    10-8-19, 4:51pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Gazingous pins in Organizing Your Life
    Thankfully he doesn't need to keep the mementos for forever. And since these are now damaged it will be fine to recycle them after dinner tonight.
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    10-7-19, 10:49pm
    It's taken 16 years but I finally figured out what SO's are. Mementos from events we've gone to that he enjoyed. Over the weekend we went to this: ...
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    10-7-19, 10:09pm
    Before reading this thread I hadn't realized that pillows were such a complicated thing. I've always just used a random feather pillow and been fine...
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    10-6-19, 9:56pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    Several automakers would probably disagree with that statement.
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    10-6-19, 9:03pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    I also question that whatever influence a president does have whether this one provides a net positive. Heís generally erratic and has taken a...
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    10-5-19, 11:39am
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    Why, exactly, do you think removing a corrupt president from office will be bad for the economy.
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    10-5-19, 7:25am
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    Now that Volker brought the quid pro quo receipts and trump solicited election aid from a foreign adversary on national tv yesterday is it finally...
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    10-2-19, 11:43pm
    Campaigns are long. I suspect that all thatís going on doesn't help biden either despite the fact that he was actually pushing for stronger checks...
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    10-2-19, 10:23pm
    So, Bernie's heart issue. Will it affect his chances in the primary? I've already commented that while I don't have a hard definition of "too old"...
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    10-2-19, 9:15pm
    I like richardson's idea as well. Especially when one reads the stats on the number of people who end up retiring before 65 because they get laid...
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    10-1-19, 12:27am
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    Werent enough back in the day either apparently.
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    9-30-19, 9:15pm
    As a matter of course we have enough random food for at least a month. It'd not likely be nutritionally balanced, and we'd surely get tired of some...
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    9-30-19, 8:57pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    Article #10 of Andrew Johnson's impeachment: Making three speeches with intent to "attempt to bring into disgrace, ridicule, hatred, contempt and...
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    9-30-19, 8:50pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    Indeed. And probably one of the many reasons the republicans very much don't want to go through with this. If Pence is deep enough in this to...
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    9-29-19, 5:33pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    Funny you'd feel that way. It didn't happen to the immediately previous supreme court candidate.
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    9-29-19, 3:57pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    I'll check with Brett Kavanaugh and get back to you.
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    9-29-19, 3:37pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    I think you and I have a different definition of hypocrisy. I personally don't include changing one's mind when new information becomes available in...
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    9-28-19, 7:36am
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    Fair enough. I can see why no one would want to engage if they viewed it from that perspective. But to be honest, i am seriously curious what the...
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    9-28-19, 12:30am
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    The thing I find slightly interesting is that after 18 hours none of the republicans here have chimed in to refute my perception of what their...
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    9-27-19, 3:08pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    If trump has to leave office before January 2025 for any reason other than death I guarantee that he will completely torch the republican party on...
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    9-27-19, 3:03pm
    That actually won't help because the IRS doesn't check the accuracy of the return before sending out the refund.
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    9-27-19, 6:48am
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    Current Republican goals. Tax cuts for rich people. Radical judges on the courts. Being mean to brown people. Undo as many protections for people and...
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    9-27-19, 12:10am
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    At the end of the day even archie bunker was a sad pathetic bitter loser supporter of nixon to the end. It's interesting how many republican...
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    9-26-19, 10:23pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    I just read on facebook that the whistleblower is a fictitious non-person. If this is the best defense trump's supporters can come up with at this...
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    9-26-19, 10:19pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    No one in washington can keep a secret. If any of our recent presidents had been trying this scam it would have become public knowledge. I've...
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    9-26-19, 10:02pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    He had that much to hide? No other president in recent history did. Hmmmm. Now I'm more curious than ever. And I suspect I won't be disappointed...
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    9-26-19, 9:42pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    After all of today's bombshells I think my most curious question at this point is this. How many more phone calls did trump and his crew of...
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    9-26-19, 9:13pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    It was probably that she didn't need your money anymore once she started calculating the future divorce settlement. You probably dodged a bullet...
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    9-26-19, 4:41pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    True. Sheís a badass. Iíve read that sheís killed something like 600 people. Most with her bare hands.
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    9-26-19, 4:21pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    To be fair, threatening anyone who dares cross him is sort of his thing. Fixed it for you.
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    9-26-19, 3:41pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Impeachment? in Simple Public Policy
    Unfortunately, shortly after the president threatened the whistleblower with assassination the ny times provided enough details about them that the...
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