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by PaulG
Thu Feb 27, 2020 2:40 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President* Trump - *Impeached
Replies: 12851
Views: 672698

Re: President* Trump - *Impeached

As far as chips go, I thought all the silicon used, world wide, was from a company, family held, in Spruce Pine, North Carolina. Yeah, silicon is everywhere on Earth, but for some reason, the mostest purest silicon is from Spruce Pine. (Talk about your Family Values!) So maybe, 1) the USA can contro...
by PaulG
Wed Feb 26, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: CHRISTOPHER BRUCE: The Mighty Spork
Replies: 1877
Views: 142803

Re: CHRISTOPHER BRUCE: The Mighty Spork

I'm hoping he makes to at least one reservation. Maybe I have read too much Tony Hillerman, but I think he'll definitely get food thrown at him.
by PaulG
Tue Feb 25, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: CHRISTOPHER BRUCE: The Mighty Spork
Replies: 1877
Views: 142803

Re: CHRISTOPHER BRUCE: The Mighty Spork

No lights visible in his Old North Church, if you know what I mean.
by PaulG
Mon Feb 24, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: New Diseases
Replies: 690
Views: 12577

Re: New Diseases

Even with a competent USA administration, South Korea would be leaving us behind. Mapping coronavirus: South Koreans turn to online tracking as cases surge SEOUL (Reuters) - As the new coronavirus spreads in South Korea, private software developers have set up websites and apps to help people track ...
by PaulG
Sun Feb 23, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: International Culture & Current Events
Topic: UK - United Kingdom - England, Wales, Scotland, N. Ireland
Replies: 816
Views: 54444

Re: UK - United Kingdom - England, Wales, Scotland, N. Ireland

She said that in future it would be necessary for businesses to become more productive and help British workers “up their skills and make [them] relevant” to the job market. I do wonder about this dynamic, equal and opposite reaction, and all that. Will employers realize their employees know Englis...
by PaulG
Tue Feb 18, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Bad things happening at Walmarts
Replies: 70
Views: 5173

Re: Bad things happening at Walmarts

Sadly, life in 21st century America has failed to live up to 1960's TV in so many ways.
by PaulG
Mon Feb 17, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Rest in Peace
Replies: 5277
Views: 347233

Re: Rest in Peace

by PaulG
Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: What are you watching on TV these days?
Replies: 2112
Views: 148588

Re: What are you watching on TV these days?

Kendra wrote:
Sun Feb 16, 2020 2:58 pm
The Wild Wild West
The Night of the Inferno

If I have it correctly, this was the first episode, and guest starting a very young Suzanne Pleshette.
Why are all the WWW episodes titled "The Night of ..."? Did they sleep during the day? Were they vampires?
by PaulG
Sun Feb 16, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: What are you watching on TV these days?
Replies: 2112
Views: 148588

Re: What are you watching on TV these days?

For those folks with Over-The-Air antenna access, the Decades channel has been running The Wild, Wild West episodes this weekend, I would imagine in memory of Robert Conrad who recently passed away. The shows and The Wild, Wild West movies continue through 6am (CST) tomorrow morning. (I'm not a big...
by PaulG
Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: What are you watching on TV these days?
Replies: 2112
Views: 148588

Re: What are you watching on TV these days?

"Giri/Haji". Touching, funny, exciting, intricate. A Tokyo police detective goes to London to chase down his Yakuza brother who seems intent on triggering a gang war. I really try not to binge so my spouse and I are watching an episode every Friday. Just finished episode 6 and it just gets better an...
by PaulG
Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: New Diseases
Replies: 690
Views: 12577

Re: New Diseases

Chinatown merchants blame fears over coronavirus for drastic decline in business HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Businesses in Honolulu’s Chinatown are reporting a drastic drop in sales ― as Chinatowns across the U.S. have turned into virtual ghost towns because of irrational fears of infection....
by PaulG
Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:56 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: What are you watching on TV these days?
Replies: 2112
Views: 148588

Re: What are you watching on TV these days?

Good news! "Vera", "The Brokenwood Mysteries" and "Agatha Raisin" all have new episodes available, or will have soon. None of them fail to maintain the excellent quality of their histories. Otherwise, I am trying to watch the Walter Presents dramas that PBS Masterpiece is showing. If nothing else, t...
by PaulG
Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: President & Executive Branch
Topic: Barack, Michelle, Sasha and Malia Obama Post Presidency
Replies: 455
Views: 43777

Re: Barack, Michelle, Sasha and Malia Obama Post Presidency

Obamas’ Production Company Wins First Oscar With ‘American Factory’ I didn't watch the ceremony; did the Obamas attend? They didn't attend. Barack Obama tweeted without mention his role at all, just pure congrats. "Congrats to Julia and Steven, the filmmakers behind American Factory, for telling su...
by PaulG
Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: New Diseases
Replies: 690
Views: 12577

Re: New Diseases

I'm sorry about going off in the weeds, but e.g. "We are following all Public Health England guidance in terms of practical next steps and we will be keeping our students and staff at the University informed if there are any developments." sounds like a genuine statement as opposed to "The Universi...
by PaulG
Mon Feb 10, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: New Diseases
Replies: 690
Views: 12577

Re: New Diseases

Volkonski wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:52 pm
England-

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What's the source for this? It sounds nothing like a genuine bulletin. There are a number of cases in Britain and one in Brighton, but this memo sounds more like a Nigerian scam e-mail.
by PaulG
Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:26 am
Forum: President & Executive Branch
Topic: Trump Wants US to Buy Some European Corporations!
Replies: 11
Views: 468

Re: Trump Wants US to Buy Some European Corporations!

Hey GG, I was told that it was brutal when I mentioned that someone we know probably couldn't paint people. :- I never really got that. Is that a reference to "The Irishman", aka I hear you paint houses? Or was that George W. Bush whose painting skills are unequaled, if frequently surpassed? I thin...
by PaulG
Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: President & Executive Branch
Topic: Trump Wants US to Buy Some European Corporations!
Replies: 11
Views: 468

Re: Trump Wants US to Buy Some European Corporations!

ZekeB wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:09 pm

Hey GG, I was told that it was brutal when I mentioned that someone we know probably couldn't paint people. :-
I never really got that. Is that a reference to "The Irishman", aka I hear you paint houses? Or was that George W. Bush whose painting skills are unequaled, if frequently surpassed?
by PaulG
Thu Feb 06, 2020 12:11 am
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Climate Change
Replies: 537
Views: 56108

Re: Climate Change

My algorithm is all screwed up. Every morning I check my google news feed and today this popped up. It is a story from that renown science journal "Mashable India". (Just to be clear, it is entirely crap.) Earth Is About To Enter A 30-Year ‘Mini Ice Age’ As A 'Solar Minimum' Grips The Planet Accordi...
by PaulG
Mon Feb 03, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Another Shooting
Replies: 9033
Views: 455328

Re: Another Shooting

Last sentence from that story.

The Chiefs ended up winning Super Bowl 54 over the 49ers, 31-20.
Good to know.
by PaulG
Sun Feb 02, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: What are you watching on TV these days?
Replies: 2112
Views: 148588

Re: What are you watching on TV these days?

Dolemite is My Name , a rosy-eyed, good movie about Rudy Ray Moore, who made horrible movies. As some critics have called it, Black Ed Wood . Snoop Dog had said that Moore was an influence on him (and rap in general), so it was nice to see Snoop in a few scenes. And oddly, Amazon Prime has a bunch ...
by PaulG
Fri Jan 31, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: What are you watching on TV these days?
Replies: 2112
Views: 148588

Re: What are you watching on TV these days?

Well, you save a bit by replacing a couple of dozen trips to the store by various people in cars versus one guy in a truck (powered by natural gas, possibly). What appalls me is when I buy something from Amazon even though I've previously bought the same thing for less from someone else. Because It'...
by PaulG
Fri Jan 31, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: General Politics
Topic: Roy Moore - FORMER AL Supreme Court Chief Justice
Replies: 920
Views: 83029

Re: Roy Moore - FORMER AL Supreme Court Chief Justice

And, then, Esquire (the landed gentry). Ah ha.... a lawyer cannot be President because Esquire is in the nobility order and no nobility in the US. Good thing Obama was disbarred retired from active practice before he ran. Is Mr. Esquire higher than Esquire? And can we ever have a president named Ea...
by PaulG
Thu Jan 30, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: What are you watching on TV these days?
Replies: 2112
Views: 148588

Re: What are you watching on TV these days?

For those curious about the new Star Trek series "Pichard" the first episode is free to stream until Feb. 5th. https://www.cbs.com/shows/star-trek-picard/video/p_F16OmokbFpnKJC64lcdoP9_MdR1I7D/star-trek-picard-remembrance/?&ftag=AAM-00-10ahj2c&cbsclick=X0QQRHwXmxyOTjEwUx0Mo3cgUknToYSluQBdwU0&vndid=...
by PaulG
Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: General Politics
Topic: Roy Moore - FORMER AL Supreme Court Chief Justice
Replies: 920
Views: 83029

Re: Roy Moore - FORMER AL Supreme Court Chief Justice

I think this is the study being reported. Decreasing human body temperature in the United States since the Industrial Revolution . The study mentions in background that the average temperature was found by a German physician in Leipzig. e got his results from recording millions of axillary temperat...
by PaulG
Mon Jan 27, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Bundy Ranch/Malheur NWR
Topic: Bundy related gossip and discussion
Replies: 15514
Views: 1105285

Re: Bundy related gossip and discussion

Is it animatronic? Does one arm flail around trying to spalm a gun? It should speak when people get near. "I have an appointment!" "You're gonna have to shoot me!" "You're wasting oxygen!"

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