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by Willie Kool
Sat Sep 21, 2019 4:06 pm
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Topic: Bibliophile Thread
Replies: 1137
Views: 34196

Bibliophile Thread

I just began reading Foundation by Asimov. I've been looking forward to this one.
It's been more than 30 years, but I loved it...
by Willie Kool
Sat Sep 21, 2019 10:13 am
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Topic: Cars & Bikes, Driving & Riding
Replies: 5125
Views: 143852

Cars & Bikes, Driving & Riding

I can't imagine that will be anything but a temporary fix, WK. Yeah, I really didn't expect it to do anything at all - thus my reference to snake oil, but have been pleasantly surprised. Researching it, I've found several people who say it fixed an injector misfire thousands of miles ago, so finger...
by Willie Kool
Fri Sep 20, 2019 1:43 pm
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Topic: Politics And Current Events
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Views: 3096206

Politics And Current Events

The nuclear reactor at Three Mile Island will be shut down for the last time Friday, bringing an end to its active life as a power generating station on a spit of land in the middle of the Susquehanna River. https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/09/three-mile-island-nuclear-power-station-is-closing-to...
by Willie Kool
Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:35 pm
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Topic: Politics And Current Events
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Politics And Current Events

by Willie Kool
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:28 pm
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Topic: Non Political Current Events Thread
Replies: 668
Views: 11693

Non Political Current Events Thread

#ledaandtheswan
by Willie Kool
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:10 pm
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Topic: Politics And Current Events
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Politics And Current Events

Nowhere do I allude to anyone hating children. When you don’t have them, you feel a certain way, which is different from how you feel when you have them.
If having children means abandoning reason, I'm even more happy to not have them.
by Willie Kool
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:03 pm
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Topic: Politics And Current Events
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Politics And Current Events

https://reason.com/2019/09/18/sandy-hook-promise-ad-hypes-the-danger-of-school-shootings-fostering-irrational-fears-and-bad-policies/ :thumb: But such security practices do accomplish something. They condition teenagers to surrender their privacy in response to arbitrary edicts from people in autho...
by Willie Kool
Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:08 pm
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Topic: Politics And Current Events
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Politics And Current Events

Blatant fearmongering. And all the SJW's cry about how the right controls their base with fear...
by Willie Kool
Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:35 pm
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Topic: random songs thread
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random songs thread

by Willie Kool
Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:33 pm
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Topic: Non Political Current Events Thread
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Non Political Current Events Thread

In 1954, a prison doctor in Kentucky isolated seven black inmates and fed them “double, triple and quadruple” doses of LSD for 77 days straight.
:shock:
No one knows what became of the victims.

They went on to form Funkadelic...
by Willie Kool
Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:13 pm
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Topic: Politics And Current Events
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Politics And Current Events

This is pretty poignant:

:thumb: :thumb:
by Willie Kool
Thu Sep 19, 2019 4:02 pm
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Topic: Politics And Current Events
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Politics And Current Events

We have had female County Executives for most of the past 30+ years...
by Willie Kool
Thu Sep 19, 2019 3:55 pm
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Topic: Politics And Current Events
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Politics And Current Events

i think the Obama-to-Trump voters in the handful of states where it actually matters...i think they largely have an issue with the thought of a woman president, yes. So in PA, Obama carried erie county 57 to 40 against Mitt. Trump won it 48-46 against hill dog. you are telling me the people of erie...
by Willie Kool
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:55 pm
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Topic: home theater, cord cutting, video streaming, a/v tech, and more!
Replies: 3472
Views: 95748

home theater, cord cutting, video streaming, a/v tech, and more!

I continually try to log onto 192.168.0.1 on my browser connected to my wireless and it keeps saying page cant be found. Wtf.
https://www.192-168-0-1.us/
by Willie Kool
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:18 pm
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Topic: Non Political Current Events Thread
Replies: 668
Views: 11693

Non Political Current Events Thread

A real Justice Dept would have them indicted on RICO charges, with all assets seized...


What would be the predicate offenses for RICO charges?
Fraud
by Willie Kool
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:50 pm
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Topic: Non Political Current Events Thread
Replies: 668
Views: 11693

Non Political Current Events Thread

https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/9/16/20868487/purdue-pharma-oxycontin-bankruptcy-opioid-epidemic Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, files for bankruptcy Those jurisdictions are expected to try to hold up the bankruptcy and pursue more action against, in particular, the Sacklers, who ar...
by Willie Kool
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:45 pm
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Topic: Politics And Current Events
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Politics And Current Events

So the Libertarian wing of 5AF is arguing for full-on gilded-age unregulated capitalism?

:lol:

That will end well...
by Willie Kool
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:51 pm
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Topic: Politics And Current Events
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Politics And Current Events

What else are you going to invest in that will provide a reasonable rate of return? It all depends on your definition of 'reasonable' in that context. IMO, a reasonable rate of return is all that Warren is pushing for. Or would you be planning to never retire? Guaranteed benefit pensions should be ...
by Willie Kool
Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:47 pm
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Topic: Politics And Current Events
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Politics And Current Events

https://twitter.com/DouthatNYT/status/1172153422356893697?s=19 Troubling? Only that the doctor had to go through this. The patient had a written living will requesting it and had progressed to a condition of advanced dementia - to the point of not recognizing her own reflection. Plant/grow. Also: h...
by Willie Kool
Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:37 pm
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Topic: Politics And Current Events
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Politics And Current Events

Seizing corporate profits would crush the price of stocks A long overdue correction to an extremely overvalued market... Why buy shares in a company if the profits the company earns will just be seized and redistributed by the government? :lol: I thought that was already happening. To use an analog...
by Willie Kool
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:14 pm
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Topic: Politics And Current Events
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Politics And Current Events

People who think spanking is retrograde using the same concept on businesses that don't act right. Spanking works. The loss of corporal punishment was a major factor in creating today's entitled snowflakes... Despite numerous studies showing permanent psychological damage. I'm not going to tell peo...
by Willie Kool
Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:53 pm
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Topic: Politics And Current Events
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Politics And Current Events

People who think spanking is retrograde using the same concept on businesses that don't act right.
Spanking works. The loss of corporal punishment was a major factor in creating today's entitled snowflakes...
by Willie Kool
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:40 am
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Topic: Politics And Current Events
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Views: 3096206

Politics And Current Events

:scared:
by Willie Kool
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:23 am
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Topic: home theater, cord cutting, video streaming, a/v tech, and more!
Replies: 3472
Views: 95748

home theater, cord cutting, video streaming, a/v tech, and more!

Can't Best Buy just deliver it? They delivered my 65" Sony on Sunday morning - no problems.
by Willie Kool
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:25 pm
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Topic: Bug ID Thread
Replies: 125
Views: 3988

Bug ID Thread

I keep finding these damn things, now in more rooms in the house. Calling an exterminator tomorrow to see what I can do, because now it's becoming annoying. There aren't many of them, mind you, but when I find a few crawling in our bed, that's the end of the line. Get yourself some diatomaceous ear...