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by MN-Skeptic
Tue Nov 12, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hijack this thread
Replies: 27212
Views: 1172067

Re: Hijack this thread

tek wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 3:18 pm
Just no. Hell no.
Amazon pulls 'Daddy's Little Slut' T-shirt for children amid backlash
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I am speechless.
by MN-Skeptic
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: New & Upcoming Books - Trump Administration
Replies: 405
Views: 31078

Re: New & Upcoming Books - Trump Administration

"Ukraine has always been an issue with corruption"

Therefore they would have no problem with a bit more corruption, i.e. investigating a presidential opponent of Trump?
by MN-Skeptic
Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 5450
Views: 238564

Re: Weather Alerts

Speaking as a Minnesotan, for us this is much ado about not very much. Yeah, it's colder than it typically is this time of year, but these temps will are coming soon anyhow, so . . . (shrug). It's pretty nasty out right now - temperature of 17° with a wind chill of 2°. But yeah, it will warm up lat...
by MN-Skeptic
Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 11775
Views: 587256

Re: President Trump

I don't know which thread this belongs in so I'm dropping it here. CNN - Trump can't sue New York State in DC federal court to stop release of tax returns, judge says A federal judge has decided that President Donald Trump can't sue New York state officials in a Washington, DC, court, at this time t...
by MN-Skeptic
Sat Nov 09, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump - POTUS Tweets and Social Media
Replies: 8454
Views: 385294

Re: Trump - POTUS Tweets and Social Media

At this moment, Trump is up to at least 77 tweets + retweets just today.

Good Lord!
by MN-Skeptic
Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Google Home, Alexa and other talking boxes......
Replies: 140
Views: 6406

Re: Google Home, Alexa and other talking boxes......

I have an Echo Dot next to the bed and play tunes from Spotify at night. I discovered one problem with telling Alexa what songs I want to hear: I have to be able to pronounce the name and singer. I was going to ask it to play Somewhere Over the Rainbow by Israel Kamakawiwo'ole. Nope. Wasn't going to...
by MN-Skeptic
Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Who's going to be the NEXT one to be underbussed?
Replies: 3155
Views: 154916

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

Foggy wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:59 pm
If it's in ALL CAPS it's a straw bus, I know that much. Probably wouldn't be so bad, getting throwed under a straw bus. :towel:
Is a straw bus similar to a hay wagon?
by MN-Skeptic
Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Rudy Giuliani
Replies: 833
Views: 43883

Re: Rudy Giuliani

Is he really that broke? Maybe it has something to do with his divorce #3. Just google Rudy Giuliani divorce - New York Times - Giuliani Divorce: It’s Ugly, It’s Operatic. What Did You Expect? Washington Post - Third time was not the charm: Rudy Giuliani’s latest divorce is bitter, expensive and ve...
by MN-Skeptic
Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: NY Federal Judge Strikes Down "Conscience Rule"
Replies: 2
Views: 228

Re: NY Federal Judge Strikes Down "Conscience Rule"

Press release from Washington State - Office of the Attorney General - Spokane federal judge agrees with AG Ferguson, strikes down unlawful Trump ‘conscience rule’ A federal judge in Spokane today ruled that the Trump Administration’s so-called “conscience rule” is unlawful, granting summary judgmen...
by MN-Skeptic
Wed Nov 06, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 11775
Views: 587256

Re: President Trump

From AL.com - Ahead of Trump visit, UA SGA warns students: No disruptive behavior Jason Rothfarb, vice president for Student Affairs for University of Alabama SGA, issued a follow-up statement regarding his previous email related to disruptions during the Alabama/LSU football game. The email was pu...
by MN-Skeptic
Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Congress
Topic: Poll: After KY and VA, How Many More GOP Electeds Will Retire?
Replies: 3
Views: 235

Re: Poll: After KY and VA, How Many More GOP Electeds Will Retire?

With Putin Trump promising lavish handouts to Republicans running for re-election, I expect the majority of those who are in it for the money will stay in it for that money. After they lose, they can keep the change. And the Republican party will support almost any incumbent. Incumbents usually hav...
by MN-Skeptic
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Governors and State Elections
Topic: Kentucky Governor 2019 - (D) WIN
Replies: 49
Views: 1133

Re: Kentucky Governor 2019 - (D) WIN

Final count per the New York Times -

Beshear - 711,955

Bevin - 707,297
by MN-Skeptic
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Governors and State Elections
Topic: Kentucky Governor 2019 - (D) WIN
Replies: 49
Views: 1133

Re: Kentucky Governor 2019 - (D) WIN

3,637 of 3,659 precincts reporting

Beshear - 708,967
Bevin - 700,820
by MN-Skeptic
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Governors and State Elections
Topic: Kentucky Governor 2019 - (D) WIN
Replies: 49
Views: 1133

Re: Kentucky Governor 2019 - (D) WIN

With 99% reporting (3619 of 3659 precincts) Beshear is leading 706,577 to 695,994. Only 10,583 votes.
by MN-Skeptic
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: California Power Issues, Outages
Replies: 17
Views: 503

Re: California Power Issues, Outages

The local Twin Cities electrical company was not maintaining equipment back in 2002 and it got so bad at our house that the fluorescent lights in the basement would not even light up all the way. We're in the heart of a major suburb. My husband documented the amount of power we were getting at the h...
by MN-Skeptic
Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hijack this thread
Replies: 27212
Views: 1172067

Re: Hijack this thread

It would be interesting to see how well they work with computer monitors. The EnChroma site recommends their outdoors sunglasses as your main pair of EnChroma glasses. The glasses will be most effective in bright light. They recommend the indoor glasses as a secondary pair. That said, I'm tempted t...
by MN-Skeptic
Sat Oct 26, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 11775
Views: 587256

Re: President Trump

But since Trump already single-handedly exterminated ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is irrelevant. According to Trump there was nothing left for Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to be leader of.
by MN-Skeptic
Fri Oct 25, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hijack this thread
Replies: 27212
Views: 1172067

Re: Hijack this thread

By the way, there are lots of videos at YouTube showing the reaction of color blind people trying out their EnChroma glasses for the first time. OK, now I'm a sobbing mess! My brother's glasses came in the day after Christmas. My sister-in-law sent me a video of his first experience. He was amazed ...
by MN-Skeptic
Fri Oct 25, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hijack this thread
Replies: 27212
Views: 1172067

Re: Hijack this thread

Putting a plug here for EnChroma glasses. They are glasses which allow color blind individuals to see colors better. Consider buying a pair for your color blind relative for Christmas! We exchange names in our family for Christmas and I had my brother's name last year. My maternal grandfather was co...
by MN-Skeptic
Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Pedestrian bridge collapse at Florida International University FIU Miami
Replies: 126
Views: 8911

Re: Pedestrian bridge collapse at Florida International University FIU Miami

Miami Herald - Miami bridge fall blamed on design, lack of oversight A Miami university bridge that collapsed and killed six people last year showed significant design errors and should have been more carefully monitored by the state government because of the project's complexity, federal officials...
by MN-Skeptic
Tue Oct 22, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: 45 Cartoons TrumpToons - Toons Only Please!
Replies: 4556
Views: 284502

Re: 45 Cartoons TrumpToons - Toons Only Please!

Volkonski wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 2:34 pm
Someone put a figure of Trump in the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn. The Gowanus Canal is one of the most polluted places in the USA.
So... sort of a New York swamp with Trump in the middle. Seems appropriate.
by MN-Skeptic
Mon Oct 21, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hijack this thread
Replies: 27212
Views: 1172067

Re: Hijack this thread

A flock of 10 turkeys decided to hang out on my yard. They let me get this close to me.
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by MN-Skeptic
Sun Oct 20, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Computers & Internet
Topic: Cyber Security
Replies: 294
Views: 27214

Re: Cyber Security

I use Dropbox, but if a file is corrupted on your PC, wouldn't it also be corrupted on Dropbox? I have real-time syncing; maybe you have that turned off? Dropbox will keep old versions of files for 30 days under its free and regular ($120/year) plans. Its $200/year plan allows you to go back 180 da...
by MN-Skeptic
Sun Oct 20, 2019 3:37 am
Forum: Computers & Internet
Topic: Cyber Security
Replies: 294
Views: 27214

Re: Cyber Security

I sympathize. Two weeks ago my laptop starting acting funny (it’s old) but it repaired itself enough so I could do a backup to an external hard drive. I used to work in IT... I should know better. I do a more regular backup of my most important files to Dropbox. Have you explored using a cloud servi...

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