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by HeatherGray
Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: LEAVE Brexit Vote: Leave EU Thu 23 June - Market and US Election Impact
Replies: 661
Views: 38946

Re: LEAVE Brexit Vote: Leave EU Thu 23 June - Market and US Election Impact

From what I understand, no one really wants Northern Ireland. It's like the old joke:

What is second prize: getting Northern Ireland.
What is first prize: NOT getting Northern Ireland.
by HeatherGray
Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Sexual Assault at Hacienda Healthcare Facility
Replies: 51
Views: 824

Re: Sexual Assault at Hacienda Healthcare Facility

There is absolutely no need to look for billions to one against impossibilities as explanations until the massively odds on favorite of rape has been thoroughly disproven. Occam's razor. Yes, that's accurate. But Occam's Razor is the informal, non-quantitative way of looking at things; it suggests ...
by HeatherGray
Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: 2018-2019 Government Shutdown
Replies: 969
Views: 22871

Re: 2018-2019 Government Shutdown

Garage sales? With what? They are military. They don't have a lot of extraneous shit they can sell.
by HeatherGray
Mon Dec 31, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Teh Funny Stuffs
Topic: All Dogz Worthy
Replies: 1972
Views: 112452

Re: All Dogz Worthy

TSA phasing out pointy-eared dogs because they scare children https://www.chron.com/travel/article/TSA-security-dogs-breeds-pointy-ears-floppy-13499946.php?utm_campaign=twitter Sorry, Rin Tin Tin. Your German shepherd features are no longer what the Transportation Security Administration is looking...
by HeatherGray
Fri Dec 28, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 4781
Views: 190890

Re: Weather Alerts

Dramatic video of flood water rescue after man in Land Rover drives around safety barrier and sinks in flooded creek! TURN AROUND DON’T DROWN! :fingerwag: Just because you have an expensive vehicle doesn't mean you can circumvent the laws of mother nature. https://media1.tenor.com/images/4e077adaa2...
by HeatherGray
Sun Dec 23, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: Colorado Pretend Judge Bruce Doucette + Pretend Grand Jury LARPers Stephen Nalty, Steven Byfield, et al.
Replies: 1975
Views: 110384

Re: Colorado Pretend Judge Bruce Doucette + Pretend Grand Jury LARPers Stephen Nalty, Steven Byfield, et al.

Notorial Dissent wrote:
Sun Dec 23, 2018 7:36 am
The sovcit uprising in Colorado is over with for the foreseeable future I think. They take it VERY seriously and come done hard on the practitioners.
As a resident of the great state of Colorado, I certainly hope so.
by HeatherGray
Thu Dec 20, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hijack this thread
Replies: 25452
Views: 996379

Re: Hijack this thread

I am so sorry, RS.
by HeatherGray
Sun Dec 16, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Bundy Ranch/Malheur NWR
Topic: Bundy related gossip and discussion
Replies: 14314
Views: 874651

Re: Bundy related gossip and discussion

I wonder how Challice will pay that hospital bill. :idea: She won't have to! The taxpayer will foot the bill. Isn't she one of the family included on the funny Finny suit to receive zillions of dollars? I actually find myself somewhat in (possible) sympathy with the mother of the injured child. At ...
by HeatherGray
Fri Dec 14, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hijack this thread
Replies: 25452
Views: 996379

Re: Hijack this thread

tek wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:36 pm
So good news and bad news..

My dad is doing very well after his heart attack. Kind of interesting how this event sort of reconnected the siblings..

But, ms.tek's mom passed away this afternoon.. all in all a peaceful event..
I'm sorry for your loss.
by HeatherGray
Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hijack this thread
Replies: 25452
Views: 996379

Re: Hijack this thread

Hee hee, someone is fed up. That's right up there with the ruling about pleadings in crayon: https://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/lexis-hub/b/how-to-build-your-professional-skills/posts/drafting-pleadings-in-crayon : Before proceeding further, the Court notes that this case involves two extreme...
by HeatherGray
Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: LEAVE Brexit Vote: Leave EU Thu 23 June - Market and US Election Impact
Replies: 661
Views: 38946

Re: LEAVE Brexit Vote: Leave EU Thu 23 June - Market and US Election Impact

"We simply cannot allow the Irish to treat us like this," the former minister said about the negotiating tactics of the Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar. The Conservative MP was exasperated that the Republic of Ireland (population: 4.8m) has been able to shape the EU negotiating stance that has put such pre...
by HeatherGray
Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: Commonwealth v. Fields (Charlottesvile Murder Trial)
Replies: 26
Views: 1192

Re: Commonwealth v. Fields (Charlottesvile Murder Trial)

https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-white-nationalist-jury-deliberation-20181211-story.html Jury recommends life in prison for Charlottesville white nationalist who rammed crowd The jury reached its verdict after deliberating for about four hours over two days. Judges in Virginia oft...
by HeatherGray
Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: LEAVE Brexit Vote: Leave EU Thu 23 June - Market and US Election Impact
Replies: 661
Views: 38946

Re: LEAVE Brexit Vote: Leave EU Thu 23 June - Market and US Election Impact

Theresa May has postponed the final vote on her Brexit deal after a last-minute conference call with cabinet ministers, a clear admission by the prime minister that she does not believe she can get the unpopular EU withdrawal agreement through the Commons. ... News of the delay caused the pound to ...
by HeatherGray
Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hijack this thread
Replies: 25452
Views: 996379

Re: Hijack this thread

My great Uncle owned the only general store in the Kiln, down on the coast. He sold a few canned goods, but over half his floor space was 50-lb bags of sugar. They cooked a lot down there. My mother tells the most hilarious stories of the feral pigs getting drunk on the mash and chasing the kids ar...
by HeatherGray
Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Death Throes of the Trump Presidency
Replies: 877
Views: 47743

Re: Death Throes of the Trump Presidency

Azastan wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:58 pm
Mikedunford wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:51 pm
This administration's death throes have now gone on for almost as long as a mezzo-soprano's in a German opera.
It'd be nice if the fat lady sang and got it over with.
You beat me to it.
by HeatherGray
Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Who's going to be the NEXT one under the bus?
Replies: 2624
Views: 106095

Re: Who's going to be the NEXT one under the bus?

I'm going to go with Kelly, now when he really needs the most competent help and organization and a plan of action, what better time to jettison the one person in the WH who is actually capable of doing something. Sounds like a very LaRumpian action, and let's face it, he hasn't done anything major...
by HeatherGray
Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Non-breaking Fire: Updates, Related Articles
Replies: 293
Views: 8558

Re: Non-breaking Fire: Updates, Related Articles

Thanks for the update on your sister's property; I'd been wondering if she'd managed to visit. Maybe some good news in that the state will clear the property, and not-such-good-news that there will probably be a glut of Land for Sale parcels in a few months. I think she will probably hold onto it f...
by HeatherGray
Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Non-breaking Fire: Updates, Related Articles
Replies: 293
Views: 8558

Re: Non-breaking Fire: Updates, Related Articles

I don't know if I mentioned here that my sister owns a place in Paradise. It was a bequest from a family connection for whom she served as medical and financial POA during his final days. It contained a single wide trailer with an addition and two old cars. She had planned to clear the lot and sell ...
by HeatherGray
Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Teh Funny Stuffs
Topic: The Stupid - It Burns!
Replies: 984
Views: 68400

Re: The Stupid - It Burns!

Did you ever have to memorize the names of all 50 states when you were in 4th grade? I did. I had a pencil box in 4th grade with two dials on it. As you turned the dial on the right, a state would appear in a window on that side and its corresponding capital on the left side. I don't know if I reme...
by HeatherGray
Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Rest in Peace
Replies: 4799
Views: 275901

Re: Rest in Peace

I am sorry for your loss. I lost a sister-in-law to ovarian cancer, and know the final days can be horrific. RIP my dear friend Nora, a friend whose very moving memorial service was today. A dedicated medical professional only in her 60’s and only just discovered she had ovarian cancer about 7 month...
by HeatherGray
Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: FLOTUS 45 Melania Trump
Replies: 809
Views: 35349

Re: FLOTUS 45 Melania Trump

I have no problem with any kind of Christmas tree anyone wants in their own home.* I know someone who did a Halloween-themed Christmas tree. There's a difference to me when you are decorating trees in the White House or other public facility. If she wants to put up garish trees in the residence, wh...
by HeatherGray
Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Mueller's investigation
Replies: 7729
Views: 334538

Re: Mueller's investigation

I am of two minds with regard to whether he should go to prison or not. He really has pretty much led a life playing fast and loose with the law. It's not just his work with twitler, but also his taxi business. But I think he is genuinely sorry about at least his twelve years working for twitler. I...
by HeatherGray
Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: Gavin Seim
Replies: 5731
Views: 295130

Re: Gavin Seim

I think this one is actually pretty good: https://www.facebook.com/seimeffects/photos/d41d8cd9/10158024521980299/ It's sharp, it's colorful, it's unique, it tells a bit of a story: why is this very German car in this tropical location? It reminded me of Cuba, and how the Cubans keep old cars runnin...
by HeatherGray
Sat Nov 17, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Non-breaking Fire: Updates, Related Articles
Replies: 293
Views: 8558

Re: Non-breaking Fire: Updates, Related Articles

I spoke with my sister yesterday. She is east of Sacramento in El Dorado Hills and says that the air quality has been horrible there. She is still walking her dogs because she feels it is necessary for their mental health but says she doesn't see many others doing so. She has been following the situ...
by HeatherGray
Thu Nov 15, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Social Issues
Topic: Gay Rights - LGBT - Same Sex Marriage
Replies: 5777
Views: 272897

Re: Gay Rights - LGBT - Same Sex Marriage

Newsweek: Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis, Who Once Denied Gay Marriages, Will Pursue Christian Ministry After Losing Election : Kim Davis, the former Kentucky county clerk, will pursue Christian ministry after losing to Democrat Elwood Caudill Jr in the race for Rowan County Clerk on Tuesday, according t...

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