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  1. Thread: Recession

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    Governments use their administrative states to...

    Governments use their administrative states to manipulate their energy costs. Europe has been doing it for years to keep their costs high in order to decrease demand. On a smaller scale, some US...
  2. Thread: Recession

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    It seems pretty obvious to me that he actually is...

    It seems pretty obvious to me that he actually is to blame, not for the complete jump in prices but certainly for a large portion of it. The administration likes to tell us that increasing gas prices...
  3. Thread: Recession

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    Jobs lost or vacated during the pandemic...

    Jobs lost or vacated during the pandemic shutdowns are finally coming back but the job numbers seem to be skewed by the increasing number of people taking part time and second jobs. (See charts...
  4. Thread: Wordle

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    I've continued playing daily for the past 148...

    I've continued playing daily for the past 148 days, it's become a part of my daily morning routine. Disappointed this morning that for the first time in 82 days I failed to win, I guess I'll have to...
  5. I think this is great. Public schools have had a...

    I think this is great. Public schools have had a virtual monopoly on K-12 education in many parts of the country, while having little accountability for the end product. A little competition for...
  6. Thread: Gas prices

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    Yesterday regular unleaded here was $4.29, diesel...

    Yesterday regular unleaded here was $4.29, diesel for my truck was $5.39
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    I was simply pointing out that if Air America had...

    I was simply pointing out that if Air America had been parody, it may have survived since regular liberal themed programming couldn't generate enough interest to continue. 10 or 12 hours of...
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    Ha, Exactly!

    Ha, Exactly!
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    I've seen bits and pieces of her show. I used to...

    I've seen bits and pieces of her show. I used to listen to her a lot on Air America but that didn't last long enough to become a proper parody of conservative talk radio, which is the only way it...
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    Your posts remind me of a poster back in the GWB...

    Your posts remind me of a poster back in the GWB days who got all her political news from Jon Stewart. These days she probably gets it from Rachel Maddow. Same/Same, oddly enough.
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    These days all media are biased in support of...

    These days all media are biased in support of their preferred demographic. I think anyone with an interest in politics needs to consume a little from each if they really want to be well informed....
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    I was 16 with no skipped grades. Began 1st grade...

    I was 16 with no skipped grades. Began 1st grade in a two room country school when I was 4.
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    And the Democratic Party will spend your money...

    And the Democratic Party will spend your money promoting his preferred candidates prior to the mid-terms so that you can blame Republicans when they win.
  14. Thread: Summer Challenge

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    I've been procrastinating on this for years. When...

    I've been procrastinating on this for years. When I was automatically enrolled in Medicare I already had excellent insurance through my wife's employer so I rejected the Part B coverage. Now, she has...
  15. Thread: Political Theater

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    Oh it was definitely performative art. All...

    Oh it was definitely performative art. All participants were escorted off the roadway and issued a citation with a $50 fine. No jail, no court appearances, just put a check in the mail, just the same...
  16. Thread: Roe vs. Wade.....

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    I can agree with that, up to a point, the problem...

    I can agree with that, up to a point, the problem is I don't know where that point might be. Some think it should be when a distinctive heartbeat develops, usually around 6 weeks. Others, including...
  17. Thread: Roe vs. Wade.....

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    How many babies should we allow to be terminated...

    How many babies should we allow to be terminated on an annual basis before we begin to think about them as worthy of life?

    I think giving legal protection to unborn babies is a really good ****ing...
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    I spent a week in Amish/Mennonite country in...

    I spent a week in Amish/Mennonite country in central/northern Ohio a few weeks ago. E-bikes seem to be the major means of transport there. The juxtaposition of e-bikes and horse drawn buggies was...
  19. Thread: Roe vs. Wade.....

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    No, it was just an on topic question regarding a...

    No, it was just an on topic question regarding a subject that you initiated. None of my business though so, nevermind.
  20. Thread: Roe vs. Wade.....

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    Speaking of laws on the books which are no longer...

    Speaking of laws on the books which are no longer enforced, take a look at some of these: Strange-State-Laws.pdf (pgusd.org)
  21. Thread: Roe vs. Wade.....

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    I have no reason to believe otherwise. ...

    I have no reason to believe otherwise.


    [/COLOR]I also have no reason to believe states would disallow same sex marriages or if one or two possibly did, they wouldn't accept a legal marriage in...
  22. Thread: Roe vs. Wade.....

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    What you're describing is simply a social...

    What you're describing is simply a social convention recognized by law, which also recognizes other means of accomplishing the same thing. Since you're basing your argument on the 14th Amendment...
  23. Thread: Roe vs. Wade.....

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    I don't think that's a problem, and I don't have...

    I don't think that's a problem, and I don't have an issue with everyone being able to have anyone they choose make those decisions. Are you implying that single people should not be able to have...
  24. Thread: Roe vs. Wade.....

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    Well, I'm certainly not a constitutional scholar...

    Well, I'm certainly not a constitutional scholar but it occurs to me that the 14th amendment certainly does apply to gay people. I think the problem came about once the Federal Government began to...
  25. Thread: Roe vs. Wade.....

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    I suppose that's a possibility if the Court...

    I suppose that's a possibility if the Court continues its current penchant for returning authority for things clearly outside the Fed's constitutional authority to the states.
    I guess where we...
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