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BlueGrits replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 28 minutes ago

Re: The email thing

I don't think anyone has said it was "good" -- but some reasons have been offered as to why it was understandable.

If there's ever any punishment, I hope it's proportional to the crime. Let's see....that would whatever number she [more]

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 47 minutes ago

Re: Denali

I heard the Denali SUV is being renamed "McKinley".

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BlueGrits replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 4:25 PM

Re: Thoughts on measuring percentage gains:

If the index is up 1% and you are up 10%, are you doing ten times better than the index? I don't think so. Let's take it back a step for a simple view, and have the index flat but you are up 10%. So if someone else started with $100 invested in [more]

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BlueGrits replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:34 PM

Re: Tampa is toast

DB2, you're recalling incorrectly -- the fundamental design of the levees was the problem.


My hometown area has that same kind of very shallow shelf area and, yes, it makes the storm surge worse.

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BlueGrits replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:20 PM

Re: OT: Throwaway hardware.

I have the Samsung CLP-320 color laser printer. Toner runs about $15 for each, making it a really good deal. Wired & Wireless networking, too.

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BlueGrits posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:54 AM

Angie's List "The Big Deal"

I know you'll all want to jump on this one!

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:49 AM

Re: Nasty Question--KY Clerk Supporters

The worst possible thing I can think of in this situation, is someone 'judging' someone else's beliefs to see if they are OK. My God, what are you thinking there?

That's not what I said.

For example, let's say she says it's [more]

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:53 AM

Re: Nasty Question--KY Clerk Supporters

I forgot to add that the "reasonable accommodation" would be based on her demonstrated commitment to a religious belief, not just ordinary, repackaged bigotry.

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:49 AM

Re: Nasty Question--KY Clerk Supporters

I agree, I do not understand how libs do not support her though.

I give her qualified support in that if a reasonable accommodation can be made then that should be done, but if it can't be made then her office cannot fulfill its [more]

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BlueGrits posted to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 1:24 AM

Denali/McKinley

Seen elsewhere....

"It's funny how the same people who are the most furious about Obama renaming a mountain are the very same people who had no qualms about changing the name of Hawaii as Kenya."

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BlueGrits posted to the Atheist Fools board. 12:26 AM

The Changing Face of the RCC in the USA

"A trove of data out Wednesday from the Pew Research Center finds that the typical American Catholic doesn't find it sinful to use contraception or to live with a romantic partner outside of marriage. While nearly half of Catholics believe the [more]

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BlueGrits posted to the Political Asylum board. 12:23 AM

Anyone else notice this?

JEB has his campaign out touting his ability to handle crisis situations, but....

"Jeb Bush commemorated the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina by releasing a campaign ad touting his handling of hurricane disasters as governor of [more]

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:15 AM

Re: The Clinton e-mail "scandal" that

Ken Starr would probably be willing to spend several 10s of millions of $ investigating Hillary!.


I don't see this happening if only because her defense team would no doubt subpoena a plethora of Republican office holders who did [more]

Yesterday

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BlueGrits replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 9:51 PM

Re: File transfer/copy issues

You might nibble away at it. Just copy over the first 500 files, then the next, then the next, etc. Alternately, try doing copies of all files beginning with "A", then "B", etc.

or

Maybe do zip files then copy [more]

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BlueGrits replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:42 PM

Re: Tampa is toast

In terms of elevation & exposure, Tampa is a lot like my home town area - western end of the MS Gulf Coast. A 19' storm surge will push water about a mile inland and destroy (not damage!) about 90%+ of the homes.

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BlueGrits replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 9:35 PM

Re: Woman sees Trump's face in tub of butter

Hold the frijoles -- I think I see Jesus in my tortilla.

(From a Houston comedy group in the early 80's)

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 5:00 PM

Re: Just noticed this.

Oh quityerbitchin....

Righties were oh-so-sure Obama would crater the market that they left it when he came into office. None of you who actually held to that belief are in equities right now.

Unless, of course, you outright lied [more]

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:26 AM

Re: Changing Views on Abortion

I watch the RCC as a former member and altar boy (even back to the time when I had to learn the Latin mass). It's interesting to me to see the evolution of the Church and occasionally discuss it with my neighbors in the convent across the street. DW [more]

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BlueGrits posted to the Political Asylum board. 10:06 AM

KY Clerk Still At It

"A county clerk in Kentucky on Tuesday defied the U.S. Supreme Court and again refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.

The Supreme Court refused Monday to allow Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis' office to deny the licenses due to [more]

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BlueGrits posted to the Atheist Fools board. 9:57 AM

Changing Views on Abortion

"The Roman Catholic Church will grant priests the right to forgive the "sin" of abortion for women who are contrite, Pope Francis said in a letter published Tuesday by the Vatican."

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