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    The thing I find fascinating is that most...

    The thing I find fascinating is that most conservatives, who supposedly venerate the constitution and all that it stands for, seem to be perfectly fine with a president who routinely attacks and...
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    Yes, the economy positively tanked under Obama...

    Yes, the economy positively tanked under Obama...
  3. Thread: Homeless shelters

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    In the book I mentioned they actually discussed a...

    In the book I mentioned they actually discussed a new SRO that recently got built in San Diego. It took much effort since it wasn't compliant with the various zoning/building codes, but it happened....
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    Another thing to remember was that when they...

    Another thing to remember was that when they first started arriving, those dreadful people from the predominantly Catholic countries of Italy and Ireland were looked down upon and considered just as...
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    https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-01-12...

    https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-01-12/africa-is-sending-us-its-best-and-brightest

    "Economist Edward Lazear suggests a simple experiment. Consider immigrants to the U.S. from Algeria,...
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    I actually just finished reading a book on this...

    I actually just finished reading a book on this exact topic. "Living Downtown: The History of Residential Hotels in the United States." Long story short, there used to lots of low end housing...
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    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-01-10...

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-01-10/the-most-awful-transit-center-in-america-could-get-unimaginably-worse

    Of course the Trump administration, with the 2018 budget, just took a good...
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    Thankfully even our flawed electoral college isnt...

    Thankfully even our flawed electoral college isnt so badly flawed that 35% of the voters can force their will on the rest of us.
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    I'm not particularly surprised by the remark. ...

    I'm not particularly surprised by the remark. And it will indeed play well with his base so I don't see much downside for him. The 35% of the country that still think he's doing great consider this...
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    Kind of like the way RWNJ web site comment boards...

    Kind of like the way RWNJ web site comment boards used to be filled with Barry Soetoro references and some people on the left currently are fond of using the original trump family name of Drumpf. ...
  12. Thread: News fast.

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    Personally I can understand the desire to not...

    Personally I can understand the desire to not watch news/opinion but still be willing to read news/opinion. I find that my annoyance factor only goes over the top with tv news. Written articles...
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    The privy? Or the court decision? ��

    The privy? Or the court decision? ��
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    I grew up in snowy denver, and after a 4 year...

    I grew up in snowy denver, and after a 4 year college detour in Miami (awesome! The most important thing I learned is that water skiing is even more fun than snow skiing...) spent another 18 years...
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    Didn't he do poorly in his last election attempt...

    Didn't he do poorly in his last election attempt for sheriff? Maybe I'm just not aware, but I don't recall hearing that he's done anything to regain the trust of people who had previously voted for...
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    The happiest adult I've ever known was completely...

    The happiest adult I've ever known was completely uninterested in the news/politics/etc. The only things she worried about were her daughter/family/friends. I was not especially interested in world...
  17. Congratulations! It's always exciting to move to...

    Congratulations! It's always exciting to move to the next phase of one's life.

    In answer to your question, when SO and I moved from NJ to San Francisco 9 years ago we went from a 1300 sq foot 3...
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    Ok, it's 10:47, an hour past my normal bedtime. ...

    Ok, it's 10:47, an hour past my normal bedtime. SO is probably wondering why I'm sitting in the den with my headphones on and not sound asleep in bed. As much as I don't want to I should put off...
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    One of the things I love about the internet is...

    One of the things I love about the internet is the ability to find interesting stuff. One of my favorite things are the a capella remixes of some of my favorite songs. Doing that plus putting up...
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    One of the things I love about the internet is...

    One of the things I love about the internet is the ability to find interesting stuff. One of my favorite things are the a capella remixes of some of my favorite songs. Doing that plus putting up...
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    Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody Jefferson Airplane -...

    Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
    Jefferson Airplane - White Rabbit (my new go to for karaoke)
    Orff - Carmina Burana
    Johnny Cash - I walk the line
    Adele - Rolling in the Deep
    The Aliens - I am the...
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    The fun never stops! This year promises to be...

    The fun never stops! This year promises to be epic. Between the election and whatever shoes drop on the Mueller investigation I'm thinking that an investment in Orville Reddenbacher would probably...
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    I've had the same HP laserjet 1020 printer for...

    I've had the same HP laserjet 1020 printer for probably 10 years now. (I know I bought it when we lived in NJ and we moved here exactly 9 years ago.) I think I replaced the toner once with an HP...
  24. That kind of correlates with type A vs. type B...

    That kind of correlates with type A vs. type B personalities...
  25. Perhaps we could come up with new terms to...

    Perhaps we could come up with new terms to replace earned and unearned income. How about workingman income and leisureman income?
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