Bob Briggs
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1/13/20
9:17 AM
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“more like Egypt in 2011 than Iran in 1979" yea, but how did that turn out for them?

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1/11/20
11:26 AM
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Flat affect is a plus in an action star.  See Keanu Reeves.  You just have to be aware of that and understand how to use thatin casting.

1/11/20
11:21 AM
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A flat affect, which is what most of her detractors accuse her of, can actually be a positive in an action hero.  See Reeves, Keanu.

12/19/19
2:53 PM
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I don’t remember that one!  Must have been swept under the carpet pretty quickly.

12/5/19
10:38 AM
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Impeachment, followed by convicting them all is the only way to get past this. The Reagan administration leaned on pardoned Nixon officials. The W Admin leaned on pardoned Reagan and Nixon officials. The Trump admin leaned on some war criminals Obama decided not to prosecute in order to promote unity. Read more

12/5/19
10:32 AM
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To be perfectly honest, I think they are trying to engineer things so that there is no “after.” Between gerrymandering and the Senate small state bias and voter suppression and all, they are trying to engineer a one-party-rule. And we have seen this happen in Hungary, in Turkey, in Poland, where supposed democracies Read more

12/2/19
4:10 PM
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Verified that you can, indeed, scrap them, though it is not directly to resources. You get some valuable trade goods with no other purpose than to be sold, and upgrade modules that I *think* are commensurate with the rank of the ship being scrapped.  you can, of course, install those and then scrap them, thus getting Read more

11/27/19
4:29 PM
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Jeez, I hope so.  Of my 4 ships, I fly one of them about 99% of the time.  And I avoid ship distress beacons like the plague.  There is just no upside.

11/20/19
4:19 PM
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Not quite free... I mean, if he leaves the country, he gets extradited to the Hague pretty quick.  But it’s a very big prison cell...

11/20/19
4:18 PM
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AMEN!  And let’s not forget Iran Contra. at least some of those crusty old traitors are still alive.

11/19/19
1:45 PM
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“This all sounds well and good, but I wonder if the fact that Popeyes has yet to remove their foot from the collective chicken industry’s neck was in any part a small motivation for Chick-fil-A to do the right thing.” Read more

11/19/19
12:02 PM
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The problem with that is that the morons close ranks and defend each other, if they are powerful enough. See Trump, Donald, and the ever more stupid defenses of his Ukrainian extortion ad solicitation of bribes.

11/19/19
12:00 PM
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But wait, under the new Republican rules of conduct, he shouldn’t be charged, because he didn’t carry out his attack. They are loving them some Sideshow Bob defense when it comes to the Ukrainian extortion scandal.

11/18/19
3:02 PM
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I was thinking of her on reading the article. She’s French, though, and the French allow their black people ice skates, to extend Michael’s metaphor...

11/14/19
9:53 AM
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I recognize the importance of these proposals, why they are so sweeping, and why they are absolutely necessary. Unfortunately, I also realize that they are impossible. Read more

11/12/19
10:06 AM
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Which is why the only thing that gets the NRA types to question the 2nd amendment is seeing armed BLACK people.  Remember Ronald Reagan came out against open carry when it was the Black Panthers doing it...