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by Jcolvin2
Tue Apr 07, 2020 11:56 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Prominent People with Coronavirus COVID-19
Replies: 293
Views: 7474

Re: Prominent People with Coronavirus COVID-19

GreatGrey wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:26 pm
Prine’s “Jesus, the Missing Years” is one of my favorite songs:

by Jcolvin2
Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: NRDC v EPA (HFCs)
Replies: 0
Views: 61

NRDC v EPA (HFCs)

The Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit invalidates EPA effort to allow manufactures to switch from ozone-depleting chemicals to hydroflourocarbons without going through the APA notice and comment process. https://www.cadc.uscourts.gov/internet/opinions.nsf/60819211428AA9358525854300528C43/$file/18-...
by Jcolvin2
Mon Apr 06, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Companies Acting like Assholes
Replies: 46
Views: 1219

Re: Companies Acting like Assholes

I'm seeing restaurants, as part of their delivery/take-out services, now offering single rolls of toilet paper. At up to two dollars per roll. Obviously this is a lemons/lemonade situation (as restaurants likely have long-term contracts with distributors for toilet paper). And of course there needs...
by Jcolvin2
Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: Gavin Seim
Replies: 9023
Views: 578522

Re: Gavin Seim

Title I, chapter III of the Mexican constitution states that foreigners may not in any way participate in the political affairs of the country. No doubt in part a response to Napoleon III's installation of Maximillian (a Hapsburg and the younger brother of Austrian Emperor Franz Josef I) as Emperor...
by Jcolvin2
Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: H.R.6201 - Families First Coronavirus Response Act / Emergency Stimulus CARES Act / Defense Production Act
Replies: 138
Views: 3977

Re: H.R.6201 - Families First Coronavirus Response Act / Emergency Stimulus / Defense Production Act

Seems to me it would be easier for the IRS to work off people's tax transcripts, because that would allow these payments to be based on information that is not 2 years old, it would be proactive rather than reactive. So that won't happen. In the absence of filed tax returns, it would be difficult t...
by Jcolvin2
Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:21 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 4244
Views: 83817

Re: New Diseases - Coronavirus

New county-level map of COVID-19 cases based on data compiled by John Hopkins University: https://mappingsupport.com/p2/gissurfer.php?center=37.157050,-96.328125&zoom=4&basemap=USA_basemap&overlay=County_boundaries,Confirmed_COVID-19&txtfile=https://mappingsupport.com/p2/disaster/coronavirus/john_ho...
by Jcolvin2
Sun Mar 22, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 4244
Views: 83817

Re: New Diseases - Coronavirus

AFP news agency @AFP · 11m #BREAKING Germany bans gatherings of more than two to control virus spread: Merkel Clearly more stringent rules are needed in the USA. It is actually not much different than the stay-in-place type orders in place in many states: https://news.trust.org/item/20200322163636-...
by Jcolvin2
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: WITHDRAWN: Elizabeth Warren 2020
Replies: 481
Views: 27344

Re: WITHDRAWN: Elizabeth Warren 2020

Miss Meh wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:01 pm
Does she have a wine cave? :roll:
In the Age of Coronavirus, better a wine cave than a bat cave.
by Jcolvin2
Thu Mar 19, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Coronavirus Humor
Replies: 400
Views: 11104

Re: Coronavirus Humor

https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/famous-lines-of-poetry-revised-for-the-age-of-coronavirus?fbclid=IwAR02eQGDl5UOWfgL4Lb8Eq5rB8YB5qGfgOcbFcqmz9ZV7_niBqvyIAUyr2I Famous Lines of Poetry Revised for the Age of Coronavirus by Dave Pell Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less travele...
by Jcolvin2
Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Coronavirus Humor
Replies: 400
Views: 11104

Re: Coronavirus Humor

Slim Cognito wrote:
Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:11 pm
It was their final, most essential command. Stay the fuck away from each other.
I see what you did. You went all New Testament on me.
by Jcolvin2
Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Coronavirus Humor
Replies: 400
Views: 11104

Re: Coronavirus Humor

Paradise Lost

OF Bats' Latest Virus, and the Fruit
Of that Forbidden Meat1, whose mortal tast
Brought Death into the World, and all our woe,
With loss Economic, till a new vaccine
is approved, by the CDC,
Sing Heav'nly Muse ***

1. Trade in pangolins is banned by International Treaty
by Jcolvin2
Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Coronavirus Humor
Replies: 400
Views: 11104

Re: Coronavirus Humor

https://lithub.com/the-first-lines-of-10-classic-novels-rewritten-for-social-distancing/?fbclid=IwAR2FgcG6H5EoX7sPkPN-6WlA1XcPky_v2eLXu4dM_H-t7f98MHHJkSAiZHY The first lines of 10 classic novels, rewritten for social distancing. Of course, books can be a balm in these terrifying times—but as the sur...
by Jcolvin2
Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: On a Personal Level--Coronavirus COVID-19 Cancellations, etc.
Replies: 1011
Views: 19848

Re: On a Personal Level--Coronavirus COVID-19 Cancellations, etc.

Was cleaning out my airbnb unit yesterday morning and found in the medicine cabinet...what for it...a bottle of Purell somebody had left. Felt liked I'd struck gold. Just imagine: Him: Honey, where’s that bottle of Purell we had at the arbnb? Her: I dunno... I thought you packed it... Him: I though...
by Jcolvin2
Sat Mar 14, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 4244
Views: 83817

Re: New Diseases - Coronavirus

Cool article about the Batwoman of Wuhan:
https://www.scientificamerican.com/arti ... onavirus1/
by Jcolvin2
Tue Mar 10, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Mueller's investigation
Replies: 8713
Views: 490416

Re: Mueller's investigation

Judges rule Democrats should get Mueller evidence It's a major win for House Democrats seeking to obtain more information from the Russia probe. By JOSH GERSTEIN 03/10/2020 12:25 PM EDT House Democrats scored a major legal victory as a federal appeals court panel granted them permission to access g...
by Jcolvin2
Tue Mar 10, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Stones or Zeppelin? Waters or Gilmour?
Replies: 52
Views: 4854

Re: Stones or Zeppelin? Waters or Gilmour?

From the Los Angeles Times - Led Zeppelin didn't steal music for 'Stairway to Heaven,' jury decides A few months ago, the Ninth Circuit ordered a new trial in light of what it held were faulty jury instructions: http://cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2018/09/28/16-56057.pdf http://cdn.ca9.u...
by Jcolvin2
Tue Mar 10, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Economy
Topic: Stock Market
Replies: 638
Views: 34631

Re: Stock Market

It goes beyond Michigan. I haven’t seen a WA poll, but I think that’s the only state Bernie ersstands a chance of winning today. The fake news is implying that Trump’s eluding to more tax cuts is the reason for the bounce. Real investors aren’t so impressed. https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/pol...
by Jcolvin2
Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 4244
Views: 83817

Re: New Diseases

by Jcolvin2
Sun Mar 08, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 4244
Views: 83817

Re: New Diseases

by Jcolvin2
Wed Feb 26, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: International Culture & Current Events
Topic: UK - United Kingdom - England, Wales, Scotland, N. Ireland
Replies: 854
Views: 59306

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

UK Google users to lose EU data protection due to Brexit The tech giant is transferring control of UK Google accounts to the US and out of the jurisdiction of EU privacy regulators. But the GDPR will still apply. Katie Collins February 20, 2020 7:36 AM PST The accounts of Google users in the UK wil...
by Jcolvin2
Sun Feb 23, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: To Bernie Or Not To Bernie? And Flash Poll 2/22/20
Replies: 61
Views: 1574

Re: To Bernie Or Not To Bernie? And Flash Poll 2/22/20

The Bernie wave has echoes of Trump's march to the Republican nomination in 2016, despite fear-mongering on the part of Republican party leaders who claimed that Trump was unelectable. Sanders seems to project the same kind of "authenticity" (marked by a willingness to depart from established norms ...
by Jcolvin2
Sun Feb 23, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: To Bernie Or Not To Bernie? And Flash Poll 2/22/20
Replies: 61
Views: 1574

Re: To Bernie Or Not To Bernie? And Flash Poll 2/22/20

And, I'm sorruy thats inaccurate, to the point where I think he picked the term deliberately so he could call himself a socialist without actually being a socialist. I've known this because I actually looked up Democratic Socialism because I was doing some research on him https://en.wikipedia.org/w...
by Jcolvin2
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: WITHDRAWN: Pete Buttigieg 2020
Replies: 655
Views: 35272

Re: Pete Buttigieg 2020

Politicians are rushing for the center, careful not to stick their necks out on issues. Most Democrats shy away from the word “liberal” like a horrid accusation. i mean he wasn't wrong Pete Buttigieg calls for deficit reduction, swiping at Bernie Sanders i could be sarcastic about this but i'll sim...
by Jcolvin2
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 4244
Views: 83817

Re: New Diseases

fierceredpanda wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 6:28 am
How long before Trump starts using a sharpie on that map? :think:
Heilongjiang (the province furthest to the Northeast in Manchuria) is uncomfortably close to Alaska. Of course, Alaska is no Alabama.

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