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Jul 29
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Mutation could really blow herd immunity to hell. It is happening, but only on a smaller scale right now. Read more

Jul 29
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I don’t think you can vote COVID-19 away. You will only be trading one form of COVID Normal for another COVID Normal. Each one has it’s serious downsides. Pick your poison.

Jul 23
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Emptying the jails and writing tickets for felony crimes has nothing to do with increased criminal behavior. Those “alleged” criminals are so grateful for their freedom, they are turning their lives around and not committing any more crimes. /s Read more

Jul 22
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I waited 2 years for the Mazda 6 Skyactiv-D to arrive. Well, needless to say I don’t own one today. Other than that car, the only other one that I waited on was the Acura TSX (Honda Accord in most of the world). It did arrive after 7 months of waiting. I still believe that the TSX was worth waiting for and that the Read more

Jul 22
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Is there not enough aftermarket support to have retrofit kits or is there simply too many different designs to make kits profitable?

Jul 16
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If they had just taken the specs (300 hp electric/hybrid) and put it in an, oh I don’t know, exciting, if maybe only more performance aimed platform. Read more

Jul 15
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Great posting. I love the hauntingly quiet type of imagery. Thanks for the lead on Connor Sheehan.

Jul 15
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Customer service has been my sticking point. My problem is that out of the 3 banks I wanted to put money into, the whole process just went off the track with 2 of them and the 3rd was a struggle. These were all online-only banks. Read more

Jul 15
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I had a girlfriend in college that was Japanese. She said that even if we got married, she’d keep her citizenship. She was told that if she became a US citizen, Japan would revoke her Japanese citizenship. Since her family was going to remain in Japan, and she wanted unfettered access into the country, she would just g Read more

Jul 15
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Doesn’t matter. They say everyone benefited from slavery whether in the North, South or West. Time to settle the debts.

Jul 15
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If I understood the news reporting, the top running location in Texas is in a severely economically depressed part of a Liberal metro area in a Liberal county. The local politicians are saying that the current social programs are not enough and that they need some form of employment to help the people. With a heavy Read more

Jul 15
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It is especially satisfying to see them on the side of the road with a blown tire because they were overloaded with their offroad or low profile tires.

Jul 15
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I think it started about 1971 or 1972, at least for the auto industry.

Jul 15
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Even I’d lease an electric car for my around town driving if it only cost 10 Euros a month. I’d still keep my regular car for the fun of modifying and for city to city trips. Read more

Jul 14
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Base model is fine. I plan on installing low profile off road tires with a tread pattern like a brick road. I’ll probably get one of those huge steel bumpers with lights, wench, jack and tow hooks used to pull semis out of ditches. On the back I’ll get a rear bumper that I can place outdoor speakers on next to a spare Read more

Jul 13
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I third that sentiment. Last of the real car guys that actually work on cars and write mostly about cars (even if the articles have the word “Jeep” in them A LOT).

Jul 10
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In my case I spent hundreds of dollars on equipment in an attempt to get the expected speeds for a wireless setup. Turns out that though my hardware was multiple times more capable than the transfer speeds I was getting, it came down to being on a 2.4 GHz signal vs 5 GHz. Didn’t make sense either since the 2.4 had a Read more

Jul 10
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1) That is the whole purpose of this chart. To show partisanship leanings of the news sources. Read more

Jul 10
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If my WFH situation becomes more permanent, I could very well invest in an upgraded AC. My 8000 btu Toshiba is nicer than most, but this might be just the ticket. Hard to justify changing it out for a unit that is only 10 dB quieter though.