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    I've made mayonnaise with both; I'm not a huge...

    I've made mayonnaise with both; I'm not a huge fan of EVOO, so mayo made with it didn't make the cut.
  2. Thread: Impeachment?

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    Those, plus the oligarchs. Most of them, anyway.

    Those, plus the oligarchs. Most of them, anyway.
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    There's a saying "Genes load the gun, environment...

    There's a saying "Genes load the gun, environment pulls the trigger."
    The problem comes when you're told (falsely) what constitutes healthy behavior. We all mostly muddle through.
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    "Donald Trump is so accustomed to bribery and...

    "Donald Trump is so accustomed to bribery and extortion as a way of business that he thinks it is normal operating procedure, and can’t believe he’s done something wrong. So Republicans, who fear his...
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    There may be more studies if the industrial seed...

    There may be more studies if the industrial seed oil manufacturers don't manage to quash them. The bit about lipid membranes is probably key.

    People I follow in the field are pretty unanimous in...
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    My favorite oil is avocado. It's very mild and...

    My favorite oil is avocado. It's very mild and holds up well under high temperatures. I also use very light olive oil for general cooking.
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    Canola (rapeseed oil) is highly processed, an...

    Canola (rapeseed oil) is highly processed, an industrial seed oil. Best to stick with naturally occurring oils like olive, avocado, butter, lard--in other words, oils either pressed from naturally...
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    Macular Degeneration and Vegetable OIls

    Interesting article postulating that modern use of industrial seed oils may be leading to an epidemic of blindness in Australia:
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    I knew some Syrian Catholics growing up, and I...

    I knew some Syrian Catholics growing up, and I knew Muslims in college. The Muslims I knew were not trying to blow anyone up--they were just trying to get through finals, like everyone else. Lots of...
  10. Back in the USSR? Folsom Prison Blues? I'm...

    Back in the USSR? Folsom Prison Blues?

    I'm listening, as is my habit, to the Stephanie Miller Show, and they just played a parody: "Flush ten times on the toilet if you need to, knock on the pipes...
  11. Thread: The Holidays

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    Love that Bingo card! My holidays are pretty...

    Love that Bingo card!

    My holidays are pretty stressless now. I don't travel, so Christmas for me consists of a couple of presents, some fruitcake and eggnog, a few phone calls, and one frazzling...
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    I agree with Tradd about military training; I...

    I agree with Tradd about military training; I don't like being seen as a militaristic country, and we don't need to arm/train the world.

    I don't trust religious fanatics of any denomination, nor...
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    Cats on countertops? Check. Got a problem with...

    Cats on countertops? Check. Got a problem with that? :D

    Like Catherine, I'm not a germophobe and I'm not in the least averse to food cooked in a private kitchen. Like Steve, I occasionally eat...
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    I have no advice, but I've noticed even normally...

    I have no advice, but I've noticed even normally stable people seem to be suffering from increasing anxiety lately. Good luck getting SSI--it can take years and several attempts--especially for...
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    So timely. I just got a panicked call from a...

    So timely. I just got a panicked call from a relative--calling on a phone that cut out so much I had to guess at what was being said. Now I'm swilling WishGarden's Deep Stress herbal decoction (not...
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    I would add Winco to the mix if it were closer....

    I would add Winco to the mix if it were closer. Maybe they'll open a store around here eventually. Also, Winco is employee-owned, if I'm not mistaken--big plus!

    Aldi's (not even close yet) sounds...
  17. Thread: Work update

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    Ha! We had one of those too, and my SO took to...

    Ha! We had one of those too, and my SO took to calling her "La Princesa." Maybe there's one in every office.
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    I laughed at myself when an order of Knorr...

    I laughed at myself when an order of Knorr chicken bullion base arrived at my door. Very reasonable for eight pounds and "shelf stable," it will likely wind up in my will..:D
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    Love that cartoon.

    Love that cartoon.
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    Yea, that includes some household supplies, and...

    Yea, that includes some household supplies, and no booze. I'm trying to limit perishable items destined to perish, but it may be a losing cause. Exotic ingredients are my downfall.
  21. Character may be unfashionable, but it's never...

    Character may be unfashionable, but it's never wrong. Good for you.
  22. Every man for himself; sink or swim; so proud to...

    Every man for himself; sink or swim; so proud to live in DogEatDogistan.
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    I would hesitate to guess, but maybe $300? When I...

    I would hesitate to guess, but maybe $300? When I make my monthly (or so) trip to Grocery Outlet, my bill has been around $200 (which would be closer to $300 anywhere else), Then another $100 at...
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    I'm hoping to deliver a large bag of gift wrap,...

    I'm hoping to deliver a large bag of gift wrap, and maybe an artificial tree, to a charity this week.
  25. Suicides, except in the most egregious cases, are...

    Suicides, except in the most egregious cases, are probably unconnected to politics. Genetics, climate, SSRIs and similar drugs, and despair over being unhappy in a place where most of the population...
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