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Post by Patagoniagirl » Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:07 pm

Danraft wrote:
Mon Mar 12, 2018 8:41 pm
Don't know where to put this.
Austin has had a series of package bombs...
Bombs left like a package on the doorstep over night. Found in the morning and taken in where they explode.
Three bombs now. Two fatalities .
All in a primarily minority part of town.

https://www.cbsnews.com/amp/news/packag ... 018-03-12/
Very disturbing. I have not seen anytbing about this on any of my news feeds.



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Post by AndyinPA » Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:45 pm

They were talking about this on MSNBC this morning. They are trying not to jump to any conclusions yet about whether these are minority/immigrant related attacks, but so far that's where the attacks have been.



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Post by Volkonski » Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:51 pm

Sterngard Friegen wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:18 pm
Do the doors close themselves?

Asking for a friend.
The side doors and the rear liftgate do.


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Post by Sterngard Friegen » Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:18 pm

Excellent. :thumbs:



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Post by Volkonski » Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:01 pm



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BREAKING (AP) — U.S. Attorney in Springfield, #Illinois, says 3 central #Illinois men arrested on gun charges suspected in bombing of #Minnesota mosque and attempted bombing of #Illinois abortion clinic. Details coming.
4:29 PM - Mar 13, 2018


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Post by Whatever4 » Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:52 pm

Sterngard Friegen wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:18 pm
Excellent. :thumbs:
Now you need to upgrade.


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Post by Sterngard Friegen » Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:57 pm

Whatever4 wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:52 pm
Sterngard Friegen wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:18 pm
Excellent. :thumbs:
Now you need to upgrade.
I did. All of you environmentalists would be ashamed of me. :smoking:



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Post by June bug » Wed Mar 14, 2018 2:11 am

Sterngard Friegen wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:57 pm
Whatever4 wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:52 pm
Sterngard Friegen wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:18 pm
Excellent. :thumbs:
Now you need to upgrade.
I did. All of you environmentalists would be ashamed of me. :smoking:
Ruh Roh. What did you do now Stern? :eek2:



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Post by RoadScholar » Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:20 am

BMW?


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Post by tek » Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:38 am

methinks nostalgia for his younger days
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Post by Sterngard Friegen » Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:08 am

RoadScholar wrote:
Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:20 am
BMW?
:nope: Right country; wrong maker.



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Post by Estiveo » Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:13 am

Sterngard Friegen wrote:
Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:08 am
RoadScholar wrote:
Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:20 am
BMW?
:nope: Right country; wrong maker.
Oh, a Volkswagen.


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Post by RoadScholar » Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:26 am

Estiveo wrote:
Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:13 am
Sterngard Friegen wrote:
Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:08 am
RoadScholar wrote:
Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:20 am
BMW?
:nope: Right country; wrong maker.
Oh, a Volkswagen.
Bite yer tongue.


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Post by Estiveo » Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:45 am

RoadScholar wrote:
Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:26 am
Estiveo wrote:
Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:13 am
Sterngard Friegen wrote:
Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:08 am


:nope: Right country; wrong maker.
Oh, a Volkswagen.
Bite yer tongue.
What? Herbie had self opening doors.


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Post by MN-Skeptic » Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:12 am

Happy Pi Day!

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Post by GreatGrey » Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:54 am

Sterngard Friegen wrote:
Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:08 am
RoadScholar wrote:
Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:20 am
BMW?
:nope: Right country; wrong maker.
Well the R8 hardly has a long hood so I’m gonna guess AMG-GT variant of some kind.


I am not "someone upthread".
Trump needs to be smashed into some kind of inedible orange pâté.

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Post by Volkonski » Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:23 am

Today is Pi Day. :)

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Post by Tiredretiredlawyer » Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:43 pm

https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/p ... ssion=true
Can You Count the Lies?
Ben Carson and Roger Stone appear on our new national game show.


We had a couple of fine entries on Wednesday morning in our continuing series, Who’s Bullshitting You Now?, in which we keep track of the apparently bottomless well of barefaced non-facts peddled by people in and around Camp Runamuck, and inspired by the rise of a president* whose allergy to truth has him constantly one tiny step away from anaphylaxis.

A little while ago, it became public that, under Dr. Ben’s leadership, the home offices of HUD were undergoing a renovation. This renovation included a table worth 31,000 taxpayer dollars. For that price, a table should come with the Hope Diamond in the middle of it. When the story broke, Dr. Ben insisted that he and his wife had nothing to do with this sudden eruption of publicly financed extravagance.

Emails show Carson and his wife selected the furniture themselves. An August email from a career administration staffer, with the subject line "Secretary's dining room set needed," to Carson's assistant refers to "printouts of the furniture the Secretary and Mrs. Carson picked out." The documents were released following a Freedom of Information Act request from American Oversight, a liberal watchdog group led by former Obama administration officials, and offer a snapshot into how the agency acquired the furniture.

Our next contestant is a longtime favorite of our audience, veteran ratfcker Roger Stone. :snippity: Private Twitter messages obtained by The Atlantic show that Stone and WikiLeaks, a radical-transparency group, communicated directly on October 13, 2016—and that WikiLeaks sought to keep its channel to Stone open after Trump won the election. The existence of the secret correspondence marks yet another strange twist in the White House’s rapidly swelling Russia scandal. Stone and Trump have been friends for decades, which raises key questions about what the president knew about Stone’s interactions with Wikileaks during the campaign. The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment.


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Post by RTH10260 » Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:39 pm

Tiredretiredlawyer wrote:
Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:43 pm
https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/p ... ssion=true
Can You Count the Lies?
Ben Carson and Roger Stone appear on our new national game show.

:snippity:

A little while ago, it became public that, under Dr. Ben’s leadership, the home offices of HUD were undergoing a renovation. This renovation included a table worth 31,000 taxpayer dollars. For that price, a table should come with the Hope Diamond in the middle of it. When the story broke, Dr. Ben insisted that he and his wife had nothing to do with this sudden eruption of publicly financed extravagance.

:snippity:
No table dances during office hours, please!



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Post by Kendra » Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:02 pm

Just about peed my pants when an officer with Department of Homeland Security walked in the reception door with gunz and all, but he just came to look at product samples. Phew.



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Post by RTH10260 » Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:40 pm

Kendra wrote:
Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:02 pm
Just about peed my pants when an officer with Department of Homeland Security walked in the reception door with gunz and all, but he just came to look at product samples. Phew.
:twisted: Were you expecting free tickets to the FEMA Camps?



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Post by Kendra » Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:50 pm

RTH10260 wrote:
Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:40 pm
Kendra wrote:
Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:02 pm
Just about peed my pants when an officer with Department of Homeland Security walked in the reception door with gunz and all, but he just came to look at product samples. Phew.
:twisted: Were you expecting free tickets to the FEMA Camps?
No. When he first walked in, I couldn't tell what LE he was with, same blue as the Seattle PD. Now, once time a couple of years ago four of the SWAT guys showed up at breaktime to look at samples. They are their vehicle was some eye-popping stuff.



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Post by Volkonski » Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:09 pm



ABC News

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After trying for months to obtain lethal injection drugs, Oklahoma officials say they plan to use nitrogen gas to execute inmates, marking the first time a U.S. state would use the gas to carry out capital punishment.
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7:03 PM - Mar 14, 2018
If they must have a death penalty nitrogen is a very humane way of doing it.


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Post by NMgirl » Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:49 am

Browsing through the Board Index looking for a long lost topic, I caught a glimpse of the stats for today on TFB. As of a few moments ago, 964,803 comments had been posted since TFB's glorious birth. Is there a grand prize for whoever makes the millionth comment? Or a donut?



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