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Goofyhoofy posted to the Creation vs. Evolution board. 3 hours ago

Last Ape Standing - book review

I have poste this elsewhere on the fool, but think it might be of particular interest to readers of this board:

Two days ago I finished one of the best books I have read in years. "Last Ape Standing" by Chip Walter. He's an [more]

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Book Club (Nonfiction) board. 3 hours ago

Last Ape Standing

Two days ago I finished one of the best books I have read in years. "Last Ape Standing" by Chip Walter. He's an occasional writer for National Geographic, Scientific American, The Economist, Slate, WSJ, and was a bureau chief for [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3 hours ago

Re: What are you reading?

Two days ago I finished one of the best books I have read in years. "Last Ape Standing" by Chip Walter. He's an occasional writer for National Geographic, Scientific American, The Economist, Slate, WSJ, and was a bureau chief for [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Apple board. 4 hours ago

Re: Let's salute Cook's genius for once

Right-handed male heterosexuals have never, AFAIK, been tied to a fence and beaten to death for their right-handed male heterosexuality.

I obviously wasn't beaten to death, but I was subjected to corporal punishment (ruler smack on [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:36 PM

Re: Sarah Palin is Soooooo Over

Sarah makes for great press, and she gets all the attention she wants from liberals

I am fairly certain that the National Review doesn't count as "liberals", nor does Fox News, which had her on their payroll for several [more]

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Atheist Fools board. 7:31 PM

JebBushForPresident.com

The website JebBushForPresident.com is owned by...

Gay couple CJ Phillips and Charlie Rainwater, who bought it in 2008 and refuse to give it up.

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:05 AM

Re: lawn tractor recommendations

I had a Murray lawn tractor for 12 years and it was quite reliable. Not expensive either around $700, IIRC. Finally the deck rusted out and I had to replace the whole thing, but by then Murray had declared bankruptcy and was gone.

I looked [more]

Wed Jan 28

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:01 PM

Re: The Greek Debt Trap

To put that in historical context the US had a vested interest in a strong West Germany as a buffer to the Soviet Union at the time. No such vested interest currently exists for the Greeks

Unless you want to stop the dissolution of [more]

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Atheist Fools board. 3:20 PM

Happy Religion Day!

Utah parents who fatally drugged children feared the Apocalypse

The parents of a Utah family found dead in a locked bedroom at their home last year often discussed religiously-held notions of the apocalypse and orchestrated a [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:54 AM

Re: The Greek Debt Trap

Indeed, the 300 Spartans did not hold off, if I remember correctly.
Lots of pathos. No essence. I think at least we can agree on that.


I think a better historical example is…Germany.

Under the aegis of the U.S., [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Great Movies board. 10:47 AM

Re: Doogie Howser

Listen to the pipes on Harris. Great presentation.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=danBaPWT09A


That was probably the best Tonys' opening number ever. The amazing part is [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 10:44 AM

Re: outdoor carpeting on deck

Any further advice welcomed.

Remote control blinds.

http://www.amazon.com/Electric-Controlled-Drapery-Opening-Br...

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 7:45 AM

Re: Not the endorsement he wanted

the GOP{ should probably stick the Nugent and Dixie Chicks

The Dixie Chicks are about as liberal as you are going to find in the music industry - all three of them. Their career was destroyed by Conservative media after Natlie [more]

Tue Jan 27

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 7:16 PM

Not the endorsement he wanted

As endorsements go, one would have to say it was less than perfect.

Last weekend, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker bounced onto the stage of a Republican political gathering in Iowa to the strains of I'm Shipping Up to Boston, a song by [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:33 PM

Re: question for scientists

How and where does consciousness originate? Put another way, where is the "seat" of consciousness?
Most would say that it happens inside of our brains, and is the result of electrochemical neuronal activity. The problem is, there is
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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:31 AM

Re: hotel idea

is there a business model here for a chain to pass some of the savings through for people staying longer than one night?

Several chains have such policies. Marriott will give you a rebate of $5 per night on subsequent nights after the [more]

Mon Jan 26

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Apple board. 5:53 PM

Re: 2 cents on APPL. Disagree?

No, never.

OK, I was kidding.

Even so, Discover has less than 2% of global transaction value. 2% of $7trillion is $140billion, but the merchant banker only sees about 2% of that which would be $2.8billion. Still a small [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:21 AM

Re: Suing Fox News

Yeah. They've even got snopes in on it!

FALSE
http://www.snopes.com/politics/religion/nogozones.asp

I do have to wonder why Fox gave FOUR separate [more]

Sun Jan 25

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 5:28 PM

Re: Christian Business

Going to church and learning about God and not sharing what you have learned is like seeing the best movie of your life and not telling anyone about it.

This is like going to kindergarten and learning about Hansel & Gretel, and [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Apple board. 5:20 PM

Re: 2 cents on APPL. Disagree?

any way you look at it Apple Pay will contribute less than 1% to Apple's revenue stream.

Well, starting out, sure. Then they build up the user base, make an offer for Discover Card (market cap, a mere $26B), and then it becomes [more]

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