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by Volkonski
Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Another Shooting
Replies: 8098
Views: 362793

Re: Another Shooting

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by Volkonski
Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Transition 2016 and so forth
Replies: 2026
Views: 126202

Re: Transition 2016 and so forth

Kylie Atwood ‏ Verified account @kylieatwood 14h14 hours ago More Kylie Atwood Retweeted CNN Breaking News NEW ELEMENT: Nauert not expected to return to her job as State Dept spox either, sources tell me & @jamiegangel - note that in the Pompeo stmt he wishes her “nothing but the best in all of her...
by Volkonski
Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Climate Change
Replies: 456
Views: 43052

Re: Climate Change

From Volume 1 Chapter 12 Sea Level Rise- 1. Global mean sea level (GMSL) has risen by about 7–8 inches (about 16–21 cm) since 1900, with about 3 of those inches (about 7 cm) occurring since 1993 (very high confidence). Human-caused climate change has made a substantial contribution to GMSL rise sinc...
by Volkonski
Sun Feb 17, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Climate Change
Replies: 456
Views: 43052

Re: Climate Change

The Summary Findings in Volume 2 is 8 pages long so just the 1st sentences of each section- Climate change creates new risks and exacerbates existing vulnerabilities in communities across the United States, presenting growing challenges to human health and safety, quality of life, and the rate of ec...
by Volkonski
Sun Feb 17, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Climate Change
Replies: 456
Views: 43052

Re: Climate Change

The Fourth National Climate Assessment is now available. https://nca2018.globalchange.gov/downloads/NCA4_2018_FullReport.pdf https://www.globalchange.gov/nca4 This ia a massive document of over 2000 pages. Part of the Executive Summary for Volume 1- New observations and new research have increased o...
by Volkonski
Sun Feb 17, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......
Replies: 77
Views: 1815

Re: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......

A local subdivision's worst fears have been realized. The I 10 lane closures have caused a death. :( Baytown teen’s death blamed on congested access http://baytownsun.com/news/article_c716cd9a-3274-11e9-86ae-a319b5547ed4.html The child’s grandmother said she died following a seizure at her residence...
by Volkonski
Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: LEAVE Brexit Vote: Leave EU Thu 23 June - Market and US Election Impact
Replies: 774
Views: 43212

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

Hundreds stranded as British airline Flybmi collapses https://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/wireStory/hundreds-stranded-british-airline-flybmi-collapses-61129663?cid=social_twitter_abcn Flybmi said all flights will be cancelled and advised passengers to seek refunds from credit card issuers, travel agen...
by Volkonski
Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Recipes!
Replies: 2754
Views: 134062

Re: Recipes!

We made jalapeno poppers for lunch. :-D https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DzjJo1BXQAUmsxt.jpg Really easy. Cut fresh jalapenos in half lengthwise and remove the seeds. Stuff with cream cheese. Wrap with 1/2 slice of bacon. Bake at 425 F for 25 to 30 minutes. Very important- let cool for 10 minutes before...
by Volkonski
Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Another Shooting
Replies: 8098
Views: 362793

Re: Another Shooting

Not a shooting but the audience thought it was. Chaos, mass panic at San Francisco performance of "Hamilton" https://www.cbsnews.com/news/hamilton-san-francisco-chaos-mass-panic-after-medical-emergency-orpheum-theatre-2019-02-16/?ftag=COS-05-10aaa0g&utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_cont...
by Volkonski
Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Transition 2016 and so forth
Replies: 2026
Views: 126202

Re: Transition 2016 and so forth

Heather Nauert withdraws her name from consideration for UN Ambassador job https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/430369-heather-nauert-withdraws-her-name-from-consideration-for-un "I am grateful to President Trump and Secretary Pompeo for the trust they have placed in me for considering me fo...
by Volkonski
Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Venezuela, Post-Chavez
Replies: 562
Views: 46744

Re: Venezuela, Post-Chavez

ABC News ‏ Verified account @ABC 2m2 minutes ago More The U.S. Air Force has begun flying tons of aid to a Colombian town on the Venezuelan border as part of an effort meant to undermine socialist President Nicolas Maduro. https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/us-military-planes-head-venez...
by Volkonski
Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: President & Executive Branch
Topic: National Emergency on Border Wall
Replies: 53
Views: 1192

Re: National Emergency on Border Wall

Daniel Dale ‏ Verified account @ddale8 27m27 minutes ago More Daniel Dale Retweeted Idrees Ali A wall is "very important for the military because of the drugs that pour in," Trump said in his emergency-announcing speech. He also said "some of the generals think that this is more important" than wha...
by Volkonski
Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 9829
Views: 425478

Re: President Trump

Daniel Dale

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It's been 32 hours since Trump said the eradication of ISIS's caliphate "will be announced over the next 24 hours."
by Volkonski
Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: President & Executive Branch
Topic: National Emergency on Border Wall
Replies: 53
Views: 1192

Re: National Emergency on Border Wall

https://twitter.com/meridithmcgraw/status/1096908211343540225 Meridith McGraw ‏Verified account @meridithmcgraw 12m12 minutes ago Just in: Acting Sec of Defense Shanahan just told reporters he hasn’t determined if there is a military necessity for a border wall or how much money Defense will even s...
by Volkonski
Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Recipes!
Replies: 2754
Views: 134062

Re: Recipes!

For her low carb diet Mrs. V. made bread from almond flour, eggs and baking powder. The slices have to dry after baking the loaf.

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It is more like pound cake than wheat bread in texture. It toasts well.
by Volkonski
Sat Feb 16, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: LEAVE Brexit Vote: Leave EU Thu 23 June - Market and US Election Impact
Replies: 774
Views: 43212

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

:o Regional airline Flybmi collapses, blaming Brexit uncertainty East Midlands carrier with 376 staff goes into administration and cancels all flights https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/feb/16/flybmi-collapses-blaming-brexit-uncertainty?utm_term=Autofeed&CMP=twt_b-gdnnews&utm_medium=Social&ut...
by Volkonski
Sat Feb 16, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Trump’s foreign policy has devolved into chaos
Replies: 54
Views: 2752

Re: Trump’s foreign policy has devolved into chaos

Aaron Rupar

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OMG -- Pence was visibly shook in Poland when he received absolutely no reaction to what was clearly supposed to be an applause line about how "the time has come for our European partners to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal."
by Volkonski
Sat Feb 16, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Recipes!
Replies: 2754
Views: 134062

Re: Recipes!

First I have heard of this amazing fruit. :o How the vegan food trend made a star of the stinking jackfruit https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/feb/16/jackfruit-stinking-vegan-food-trend-star?utm_term=Autofeed&CMP=twt_b-gdnnews&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1550331857 Lush, densely...
by Volkonski
Sat Feb 16, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Science, General Stuff
Replies: 1259
Views: 79450

Re: Science, General Stuff

ITIF ‏ Verified account @ITIFdc Follow Follow @ITIFdc More The U.S. government now invests less in R&D compared to the size of the economy than it has in more than 60 years. Learn more: https://itif.org/publications/2018/12/14/dwindling-federal-support-rd-recipe-economic-and-strategic-decline … htt...
by Volkonski
Sat Feb 16, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: What are you reading lately?
Replies: 1013
Views: 61155

Re: What are you reading lately?

800 Illuminated Medieval Manuscripts Are Now Online: Browse & Download Them Courtesy of the British Library and Bibliothèque Nationale de France

http://www.openculture.com/2019/02/800- ... nline.html

https://www.bl.uk/medieval-english-french-manuscripts
by Volkonski
Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 9829
Views: 425478

Re: President Trump

Someone on Quora asked, “Why do some British people not like Donald Trump?” Nate White, an articulate and witty writer from England wrote this magnificent response. https://takeadeeperbreathblog.wordpress.com/2019/02/13/definition-of-trump-from-a-brit/ A few things spring to mind. Trump lacks certa...
by Volkonski
Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Trump’s foreign policy has devolved into chaos
Replies: 54
Views: 2752

Re: Trump’s foreign policy has devolved into chaos

Aaron Rupar

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Ivanka Trump is the only person in audience who doesn’t applaud after Angela Merkel points out the absurdity of Trump claiming German cars are a national security threat
by Volkonski
Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Another Shooting
Replies: 8098
Views: 362793

Re: Another Shooting

Police chief says shooter should not have owned weapon https://www.cbsnews.com/live-news/active-shooter-aurora-illinois-shooting-manufacturing-company-today-2019-02-15-live-updates/?ftag=CNM-00-10aab7e&linkId=63686303 Aurora Police Chief Kristin Ziman said Saturday that the gunman bought the Smith ...
by Volkonski
Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Media & Social Media
Topic: Media Moves
Replies: 1029
Views: 68921

Re: Media Moves

by Volkonski
Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......
Replies: 77
Views: 1815

Re: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......

Traffic backed up on Hartman Bridge last night as we headed to a theremin concert (yes, really) at the Bayou Theater at the U of H. Luckily we were headed south and most of the traffic exited at the other side of the bridge to take 225 west. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DzjKo2MXQAAzUff.jpg Still no w...

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