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Apr 19
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Go look your kid in the eye and tell them that if you knew what you know now, they’d never exist, and you regret having that child because ::gestures broadly:: Read more

Apr 19
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No population crunch is immediate. Do a bit of thinking and you’ll see that we’d have about 15-25 years to figure out how to have an economy without the injection of fresh worker/consumers. We could, for example, tax billionaires out of existence while we dramatically change our structures around corporate and Read more

Apr 19
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There are many reasons people have for not having kids. Any and all are valid because, and my point is: Couples wanting a child must not have ANY reservations in advance. Read more

Apr 13
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ABSOLUTELY ZERO car functions built into the absolutely terribly designed infotainment centers so they can be replaced with a non-shitty head unit without losing the ability to set the clock and access to other car settings inexplicably linked to the stereo. Better yet: a double DIN blank on the dash.

Apr 8
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Oregonian checking in. We can hear your terrible music from waaaaaay farther away than you think. If you want tunes in the outdoors, stick to headphones or campgrounds. The rest of us hikers HATE people with speakers. Read more

Feb 8
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Sweet jeebus, after reading only the headline I would have happily placed a bet of my entire life savings that there would be a “WHAT BOUT GROM!?” high up in the comments.
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Feb 8
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Or the Dodge Journey, which is a minivan for dads who are afraid of their manhood being called into question by their dumbass friends should they ever drive a minivan.

Feb 8
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The best part about keeping the Element until it dies is that it will have no resale value but will be a greatt project car, ripe for a v6 swap or even a leaf or tesla swap. Since I won’t be able to get much other than scrap or parting out value when it’s done, I’m pretty sure my wife will humor me and let me get all Read more

Feb 4
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As a Portland resident and downtown worker, I will absolutely see this in various shops around town post-COVID.  I look forward to it.