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  1. Thread: January Purge

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    I dropped off two bags of groceries at the barrel...

    I dropped off two bags of groceries at the barrel at my local store, and have two leaf bags of clothes, three boxes of household goods, and a couple of appliances to donate this week.
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    Not exactly a film, but I just watched...

    Not exactly a film, but I just watched All-American Murder, a 48 Hours documentary about Aaron Hernandez based on a book by James Patterson. When a parent's death, bad choices, and traumatic...
  3. You're aware, I'm sure, that the VAST majority of...

    You're aware, I'm sure, that the VAST majority of sexual assaults (including rape) go unreported. False accusations are rare, and allegations with no corroborating evidence should be dismissed, IMO....
  4. Thread: Cholesterol

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    Or it could be because smoking rates are way...

    Or it could be because smoking rates are way down...
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    Know your audience; speak in sentences with words...

    Know your audience; speak in sentences with words of one syllable.
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    My kitchen floor is wood and it has held up well.

    My kitchen floor is wood and it has held up well.
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    I'll have the wherewithal to install whatever...

    I'll have the wherewithal to install whatever counter material I like in my next house, but I'll probably go with formica. I like the idea of concrete with a few fossil inserts for interest, but that...
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    I've always loved vacation cabins/cottages and a...

    I've always loved vacation cabins/cottages and a boho vibe, so this is right up my zip line, so to speak.
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    I've never thought of reading as an...

    I've never thought of reading as an escape--reading is just how I entertain myself, and it always has been.
  10. Thread: Cholesterol

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    I don't think it's science at all; it's about...

    I don't think it's science at all; it's about strong-arm marketing. Aside from the side effects mentioned above, it's my opinion that statin (and other Pharma drug) use is what's filling up dialysis...
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    I used a qualifier because I'm fully aware there...

    I used a qualifier because I'm fully aware there are reasonable conservatives afoot. But GOP strategist Steve Schmidt has characterized today's Republican party as full of "hypocrisy and rot," which...
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    It's pleasantly warm and rainy here in the PNW.

    It's pleasantly warm and rainy here in the PNW.
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    I read (and listen to) considerably more...

    I read (and listen to) considerably more non-fiction--maybe 80/20%--and I have for years.
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    I haven't claimed charitable deductions for...

    I haven't claimed charitable deductions for years, and I give more as time goes by.
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    You'll notice I used the qualifier "many." I'm...

    You'll notice I used the qualifier "many." I'm sure no one here on SLN has anything but the purest and most hypocrisy-free motives. >8)
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    It's not hard to find evidence that many...

    It's not hard to find evidence that many right-wingers are flaming hypocrites, but
    heaven knows, I can use all the solace I can get.
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    I have enough books on Kindle to last me well...

    I have enough books on Kindle to last me well beyond this life. Many will prove to be clinkers, but I have enough variety to satisfy any mood for a long, long time.
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    For a lot of Republicans, that veneration of the...

    For a lot of Republicans, that veneration of the Constitution is just a pose, much like Christianity, "family values," support for the troops and personal freedoms, "law and order," and others. It's...
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    I may be telescoping the ease with which...

    I may be telescoping the ease with which immigrants rise to the occasion (despite whatever pushback they encounter), and maybe optimism clouds my vision, but I never fail to be impressed with what...
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    That's a charitable way of looking at it, but he...

    That's a charitable way of looking at it, but he was raised by a father with KKK leanings (at the very least), reportedly kept Nazi writings at his bedside (doubtful, unless it was a picture book),...
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    The most obsessed with race are those, like...

    The most obsessed with race are those, like Bannon, Miller, Trump, and their ilk) who are preoccupied with "whiteness" and their European heritage. Like Europeans are the only group who have ever...
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    Off the top of my head, I can think of quite a...

    Off the top of my head, I can think of quite a few immigrants and offspring of immigrants from non-European countries who have contributed immeasurably to this country (Steve Jobs and innumerable...
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    I really don't think having, in part, a...

    I really don't think having, in part, a merit-based immigration policy is necessarily bad, but traditionally we have taken in the "huddled masses yearning to be free," and those people have paid us...
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    I like Al Jazeera, the BBC, and Reuters, along...

    I like Al Jazeera, the BBC, and Reuters, along with MSNBC and others. Al Jazeera, particularly, focuses on international reporting.
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    All in all, I'm happy we have made (mostly) so...

    All in all, I'm happy we have made (mostly) so much progress over the years.
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