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    The police chief in Bangor, Maine, has a Facebook...

    The police chief in Bangor, Maine, has a Facebook page that I sometime read. His posts generally end with:

    Keep your hands to yourself, leave other people's things alone, and be kind to one...
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    Yes, years ago I made some slipcovers out of...

    Yes, years ago I made some slipcovers out of dropcloths. But I think I washed them 4 times before starting work, just to try and soften them up a little bit. One of the covers is still going strong...
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    I iron clothing I wear to work. No matter how...

    I iron clothing I wear to work. No matter how quickly I get clothes out of the dryer, they seem to wrinkle. And I just like to have non-wrinkled clothing.

    Ironing is one of the few household...
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    My nephew was born disabled. He has never *not*...

    My nephew was born disabled. He has never *not* had a disability. Among other things, he has been an incomplete quadriplegic since birth. His parents were advised that he should file for SSI when he...
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    Growing up in a military family, we moved a lot....

    Growing up in a military family, we moved a lot. The running joke was that you needed to empty your kitchen garbage can before the movers arrived, because once they had packed someone's garbage! And...
  6. Our parking lot snow mountains usually disappear...

    Our parking lot snow mountains usually disappear by the end of May, those last few weeks they are just small mounds of snow and ice that refuse to melt.

    My dad worked for the state Department of...
  7. I'm just grateful that we have had thaws in...

    I'm just grateful that we have had thaws in between the snowstorms this year. In past years, we haven't, and the mounds of plowed/shoveled snow in my very small, typical, old New England front yard...
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    What I do to avoid scarfing down every loose...

    What I do to avoid scarfing down every loose snack in the house right after I get home from work is to plan a snack that really should be part of my dinner. For example, some raw vegetables with...
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    There are many states that have abortion laws on...

    There are many states that have abortion laws on the books that are currently not enforced, due to Roe vs Wade. However, if Roe vs Wade is ever overturned, those laws will come into force.

    So...
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    I agree. Whatever that was that was televised, it...

    I agree. Whatever that was that was televised, it was not an investigation. And now the waters have been so muddied that I'm not sure a real investigation is possible.

    I will say that his ranting...
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    When it is delivered the way you delivered it--a...

    When it is delivered the way you delivered it--a complete denial of our concerns, with absolutely no proof.

    To take just one: There is no danger of Roe vs Wade being overturned.

    1. I did not...
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    You have made many statements here. Many people...

    You have made many statements here. Many people would disagree with all of them, including me. This is exactly the type of dismissal of women and their concerns that I was talking about. You make a...
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    The attacks on abortion rights and access to...

    The attacks on abortion rights and access to birth control.

    Allowing an accused sexual predator on the Supreme Court without an adequate investigation of the charges.

    Trump's statement that...
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    I think this is a large part of my issue with...

    I think this is a large part of my issue with Trump. There is so much hatred in this administration. Hatred of immigrants, refugees, NATO countries, China, all nations Trump seems to think are taking...
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    Doesn't the company need you because of your...

    Doesn't the company need you because of your certifications/credentials? Aren't they going to have a tough time if they fire you?

    It's possible that someone is trying to get you to quit, because...
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    I don't hate Trump. He isn't worth that much...

    I don't hate Trump. He isn't worth that much emotion or space in my head. I just want him gone. Gone before he destroys what is left of the US's reputation in the world. Gone before he completely...
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    Unemployment--It is my understanding that if a...

    Unemployment--It is my understanding that if a federal worker is working unpaid, they are considered to be working and cannot collect unemployment. If they are not working at their federal job, they...
  18. My parents were like this--Dad was up at 5 am....

    My parents were like this--Dad was up at 5 am. Mom stayed up late every night--I think it was the only time she had peace and quiet to get stuff done, what with 7 kids and all.

    I can't speak to...
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    When my city started recycling, only a few people...

    When my city started recycling, only a few people recycled anything. You had to take cardboard and glass and paper to one place, plastics and metal to another place across town.

    Then the city...
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    But is all that necessary? I have yet to be...

    But is all that necessary? I have yet to be convinced by anyone that a wall spanning the entire southern border of the US is necessary. Apparently more terrorist suspects enter the US from Canada...
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    But is the wall necessary? The number of...

    But is the wall necessary? The number of immigrants has decreased annually for several years. Most of the illegal drugs come in through ports of entry or on planes. The largest number of illegal...
  22. I can't eat eggs either. It is amazing how much...

    I can't eat eggs either. It is amazing how much the non-sweet breakfast things rely on eggs.

    I think Steve has the right idea--forget about "breakfast food" and think of food that you like to eat...
  23. My cats have always responded well to any meat...

    My cats have always responded well to any meat baby food. They especially have liked ham. Just make sure there aren't any flavorings added, just the meat puree.
  24. The Washington Post and New York Times have both...

    The Washington Post and New York Times have both reported that Trump did not want to make the Oval Office speech or the border visit because he did not see any use to them, but that he was following...
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    I grow more and more concerned about the twisting...

    I grow more and more concerned about the twisting of facts and statistics by the White House.

    While many from the White House have been saying that nearly 4,000 terrorists have been held and...
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