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by Lani
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: The Weight-Management Thread
Replies: 52
Views: 1487

Re: The Weight-Management Thread

A Potential Hidden Factor in Why People Have So Much Trouble Losing Weight https://amp.theatlantic.com/amp/article/594073/ In 1992, Schmidt was studying the complications of diabetes when she and her team made what she calls a startling discovery: Humans and other mammals have a protein on the surf...
by Lani
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:56 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 10909
Views: 496775

Re: President Trump

Good (but depressing) article.

Oops, I was referring to Tek's post.
by Lani
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 10909
Views: 496775

Re: President Trump

There's a sobering truth to Trump's racist tweets that we don't like to admit But Trump's recent tweets could show that he understands America better than his critics realize. :snippity: One is the country represented by the Statue of Liberty, and its invitation to poor and tired immigrants "yearni...
by Lani
Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:42 am
Forum: Social Issues
Topic: Racism in America Becoming Fashionable Again
Replies: 1196
Views: 74221

Re: Racism in America Becoming Fashionable Again

I read it as well a few days back and almost posted, but didn't. I found it deeply disturbing. Why did they decide (with or without alcohol) that it was a good idea to spray paint "Over 50 swastikas, racial epithets, and other repugnant words .... on the school's parking lot, sidewalks and exterior ...
by Lani
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:17 am
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Cops Behaving Badly
Replies: 499
Views: 41905

Re: Cops Behaving Badly

The trooper in the jeep ran the stop sign.
by Lani
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:56 am
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: DOJ Investigation: Re Jeffrey Epstein Plea Deal; 2008 SDFL; 2019 SDNY
Replies: 481
Views: 12601

Re: DOJ Investigation: Re Jeffrey Epstein Plea Deal; 2008 SDFL; 2019 SDNY

Jeffrey Epstein: Model prisoner who swept, mopped floors, official says https://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/20190712/jeffrey-epstein-model-prisoner-who-swept-mopped-floors-official-says Lovely story about how nice Epstein was in jail - not prison. And no, nothing special about the accommodations he ...
by Lani
Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: Computers & Internet
Topic: A $99 Linux Laptop
Replies: 20
Views: 963

Re: A $99 Linux Laptop

I really love connecting my phone to the computer, btw. I had several texts come in and responded on the computer. How’s that work? Windows phone needed? It's an app called Your Phone for iphone and android, but fewer features for iPhones right now. "From your iPhone, you can connect to the Your Ph...
by Lani
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: Economy
Topic: To Be Great Again, America Needs Immigrants
Replies: 14
Views: 947

Re: To Be Great Again, America Needs Immigrants

$56B from immigrants? How about the amount sent overseas by citizens and US companies to hide in tax-free accounts and to launder money?
by Lani
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Social Issues
Topic: Racism in America Becoming Fashionable Again
Replies: 1196
Views: 74221

Re: Racism in America Becoming Fashionable Again

WHOA :shock: The allegations in the Complaint are worse than the ugly incidents described in the article - and they were bad! Ms. Sutton then stated that she “will appear in front of a judge and I will tell them exactly what’s going on,” to which Ms. McCoy responded, “No you won’t, you won’t be able...
by Lani
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Happy Things Thread
Replies: 223
Views: 12978

Re: The Happy Things Thread

From the CNN article above: "The students were amazing," Riolo said. "They are a class act and superseded expectations. For example them rising to their feet after Jack received his diploma was them. It was not preplanned and no one told them to act like that that. They felt compelled to show their ...
by Lani
Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 5325
Views: 217419

Re: Weather Alerts

Updates from 2 hours ago. Power outages, impassable roads, flooding, closed airport. Not as horrible as it might have been, but it doesn't feel that way to folks who have significant losses. Lots of photos at the link. Tropical Storm Barry Impacts: Evacuations Continue as Water Overtops Three Levees...
by Lani
Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Social Issues
Topic: Racism in America Becoming Fashionable Again
Replies: 1196
Views: 74221

Re: Racism in America Becoming Fashionable Again

Georgia, again. Woman invites coworker to her home so their children can play. A Georgia couple is sued by a white tenant who says she was evicted after having African American guests After one of the playdates, the lawsuit says, Allen McCoy knocked on her door and used racial slurs to refer to Afri...
by Lani
Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Rest in Peace
Replies: 5002
Views: 300100

Re: Rest in Peace

Sadie Roberts-Joseph, Founder Of African American Museum, Found Dead In Car Trunk BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 75-year-old Louisiana woman who founded an African American history museum was discovered dead in the trunk of a car, and police said Saturday that investigators were working diligently to fi...
by Lani
Sat Jul 13, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hijack this thread
Replies: 26676
Views: 1082896

Re: Hijack this thread

Manta ray filmed seeking help from divers in remarkable underwater encounter https://www.cnn.com/travel/amp/manta-ray-divers-footage-scli-intl/index.html (CNN) — A massive manta ray has been filmed repeatedly seeking help from divers, in a remarkable encounter off the coast of Australia. Footage sh...
by Lani
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Blumenthal et al v Trump; USDC for DC; Re Emoluments Clause (3)
Replies: 39
Views: 3162

Re: Blumenthal et al v Trump; USDC for DC; Re Emoluments Clause (3)

Is this the right thread?
Appeals court hands Trump a victory over Democratic challenge to DC hotel
https://www-m.cnn.com/2019/07/10/politi ... cnn.com%2F
by Lani
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:35 am
Forum: Teh Funny Stuffs
Topic: All Dogz Worthy
Replies: 2147
Views: 127880

Re: All Dogz Worthy

After FDA warning about grain-free pet food, what's safe to feed our pets? Veterinary nutrition specialists say pet food labels often focus on ingredients rather than nutrition. https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/after-fda-warning-about-grain-free-pet-food-what-s-n1026881 Since 2018, the FD...
by Lani
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Poll: Whom Will Jeffrey Epstein Flip On / Who Is Getting Taken Down? Epstein Plea Deal; 2008 SDFL; 2019 SDNY
Replies: 25
Views: 673

Re: Poll: Whom Will Jeffrey Epstein Flip On / Who Is Getting Taken Down? Epstein Plea Deal; 2008 SDFL; 2019 SDNY

The Miami Herald investigated who came up with that deal, and it sure wasn't Mueller. I try to find the article and post the link.
by Lani
Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:25 am
Forum: Computers & Internet
Topic: A $99 Linux Laptop
Replies: 20
Views: 963

Re: A $99 Linux Laptop

I wound up buying a Lenovo IdeaPad S340 on sale at Costco for $400, $200-300 lower than everywhere else. Slightly over my budget by a few bucks, but with everything and more than I wanted. I hate setting up a new computer and left this one in its box for almost 2 weeks :oops: , but the set up was fa...
by Lani
Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:23 am
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: DOJ Investigation: Re Jeffrey Epstein Plea Deal; 2008 SDFL; 2019 SDNY
Replies: 481
Views: 12601

Re: DOJ Investigation: Re Jeffrey Epstein Plea Deal; 2008 SDFL

From 12/18: Sarah Kendzior ✔ @sarahkendzior "Donald Trump is friends with at least five pedophiles, most of whom were involved in sex trafficking or blackmail schemes. There's Epstein, Casablancas, Arif, Nader, Cohn. Who the hell is friends with five pedophiles?!" https://www.patreon.com/posts/23149...
by Lani
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 10909
Views: 496775

Re: President Trump

The Guardian has a few more quotes. Here are some snippets of them: ... described President Donald Trump and his administration as “inept” and “uniquely dysfunctional”.... ... Trump’s presidency could “crash and burn” and “end in disgrace”.... “We don’t really believe this administration is going to...
by Lani
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 10909
Views: 496775

Re: President Trump

Oops, I missed this comment:
He also said in a cable to the Foreign Commonwealth Office that while he believed Trump can't afford to lose much support, he thinks there's still a "credible path" for his reelection.
by Lani
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 10909
Views: 496775

Re: President Trump

Cables from UK's ambassador to the US blast Trump as 'inept,' 'incompetent' https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/06/politics/uk-ambassador-cables-donald-trump/index.html CNN)Diplomatic cables sent from the United Kingdom's ambassador to the United States back to London describe President Donald Trump as "in...
by Lani
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Happy Things Thread
Replies: 223
Views: 12978

Re: The Happy Things Thread

https://twitter.com/emilylinka/status/1147605235675947010 Emily Linka @emilylinka Hi. Weird request but fuck it: If you're disabled and in a happy, loving relationship, would you mind sharing a photo of you and your partner with me? Bonus points for wheelchair users & LGBT folk Brain is finding it S...

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