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Mon Jul 24

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LorenCobb replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:10 PM

Re: Dr. Pippa Malmgren on Cryptocurrencies

BJ wrote that, "Private cryptocurrencies are not the part of the society that issues money or needs to have a careful accounting of how much is circulating in support of that society. They serve as a "store of value" but are utterly [more]

Wed Jul 19

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:18 PM

Re: The party's over......

There actually is an easy way to get rid of tritium: just let it sit there, wherever it is. The half-life of tritium is only about 12 years, so it disappears on its own fairly quickly. Plutonium, for comparison, has a half-life of 24,000 years [more]

Sun Jul 16

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LorenCobb replied to the Creation vs. Evolution board. 12:30 PM

Re: Poll: Are you aware of any Religion

bjchip asks, "Are you aware of any major religion (one that has many followers and/or survived for a long time) that places the welfare and rights and well-being of the individual ahead of the group, the society, the family and civil [more]

Sat Jun 17

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LorenCobb posted to the Atheist Fools board. 7:49 PM

Delurking...

I am told (thanks, Rita!) that my recent lack of participation in TMF discussion boards has been noticed, and has even caused some concern.

Fear not, I am still lurking deep in the background. My silence has been due to poor health; I did [more]

Mon Mar 13

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 8:01 PM

Re: Guilty verdicts for 4 Refuge Occupiers

Sahm took the $20 practice [literacy test] and thought it was a poorly designed test with multiple-choice questions that seemed to have more than one correct answer.

Hmmm.

There are a surprising number of traps and pitfalls [more]

Fri Mar 10

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LorenCobb posted to the Jewish and Foolish board. 2:19 PM

Oy vey iz mir

I was browsing through TheTorah.com — an otherwise serious website — when, without warning, a guest column exploded in my otherwise serious face. It's not often that an outrageous piece of trilingual humor [more]

Tue Mar 7

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:50 PM

Re: Trump as ChristoFascist's “anointe

They didn't get the memo about the Enlightenment that came about in the 17th century.

Meanwhile, here in Boulder Colorado (also known as the People's Republic of Boulder), we are seeing the emergence of a new species of [more]

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LorenCobb posted to the Atheist Fools board. 2:24 PM

The view from the Mossad

From time to time, Mossad (Israel's intelligence service) uses friends in the press to make its views known to the Israeli public. Here is one recent report, channeled anonymously through Anshel Pfeffer of the newspaper Ha-Aretz. I have cut out [more]

Sun Feb 26

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LorenCobb posted to the Atheist Fools board. 7:20 PM

Tom Thumb

These song lyrics just keep running through my head:

When you’re lost in the rain in Juarez
When it’s Eastertime too
And your gravity fails
And negativity don’t pull you through
Don’t put on any airs
When you’re down [more]

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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 2:33 PM

Re: The Latest on Greenlands Melting

Ajax: Loren's DMI quote that in Greenland Over the year, it snows more than it melts... validates Tomy Heller.

Yes, it has been snowing more than it has been melting (in Greenland, over the past seven months, per DMI). The [more]

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LorenCobb posted to the Atheist Fools board. 1:24 AM

How to pronounce "djt"

"idjit"

EOM

Sat Feb 25

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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 3:36 PM

Re: The Latest on Greenlands Melting

This thread is a textbook example of the twin dangers of motivated reasoning and poor reading skills. It also demonstrates (yet again!) that scientists know bugger-all about communicating.

Let's recap!

The Danish Meteorological [more]

Wed Feb 8

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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 7:29 PM

Re: Sand Hill Cranes

Half a dozen cranes landed yesterday at my brother's property just outside of Albuquerque NM. They almost always winter over further south, in the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge. Small groups have indeed begun to move [more]

Tue Feb 7

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LorenCobb posted to the Atheist Fools board. 11:16 PM

Rising murder rates

According to Trump, speaking earlier today, the murder rate in the US is "the highest it has been in, I guess, 45-47 years."

He added, "I would say that in a [campaign] speech and everybody was surprised because the press does [more]

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LorenCobb posted to the Atheist Fools board. 2:21 PM

A Tsunami of Parodies

I guess by now just about everyone has now seen the drop dead hilarious Dutch YouTube clip introducing the idea of "The Netherlands Second", which mocks the stillborn trumpoid "America First!" campaign. If somehow you missed it, [more]

Mon Feb 6

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:51 PM

Re: refugees and history

Many have no idea how much discrimination Jews were subjected to in this country. I had a friend who lived on Long Island and as late as the mid-60's he lived in a community that would not accept Jews.

Yep. In the '60s [more]

Thu Feb 2

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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 2:12 PM

Re: Snowiest January In A Century: New Mexico

Dave, you're not thinking the presence of SNOW some how contradicts global warming... Are you?

Nah. He's just trolling.

LC

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LorenCobb posted to the Atheist Fools board. 2:03 AM

Approaching: State of Emergency

While watching the machine-gun fire of Executive Orders that have poured out of the White House since the inauguration, I kept wondering: What on Earth is the hurry?

Now that Russia is doubling its armed forces on Ukraine's [more]

Wed Jan 25

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:26 AM

Re: Netherlands greets Trump

Beautiful.

And I found this gem in the comment section:

Donald Trump answers the question: What is 2+2?

"I have to say a lot of people have been asking this question. No, really. A lot of people come up to me [more]

Tue Jan 24

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LorenCobb posted to the Atheist Fools board. 11:46 PM

Burns Night is nigh

Yep, it's that time again! The evening of January 25th is the night all lovers of the Scots language get together to celebrate the life and verse of Robert Burns. So pull out that bottle of Laphroaig that you stashed in the deepest recesses of [more]

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