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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.

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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]

Wed Jan 11

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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 12:59 PM

Re: The Enemies of Data

MrC: That does not match the president's claim, (imports have been halved), not even close.

Okay, first of all he did not say that. According to the transcript of his farewell address in the LA Times, he said [more]

Tue Jan 10

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:06 PM

Re: Beating a dead horse

OldFool31: The worst result of the present administration IMO was bringing back racism which had been reduced gradually during the 1900's mainly by Republicans.

MetroChick: During the MAJORITY of the 1900's racism was alive [more]

Mon Jan 9

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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 2:09 PM

Re: The enemies of science, and their lies

DD: Also remember that anthropogenic global warming is just a theory!

Great! Now DesertDave is an expert on what constitutes a physical theory. This is good news, and not just for us. The University of Colorado (Boulder campus) has a [more]

Wed Jan 4

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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 1:25 PM

Re: Geographically dispersed wind turbines

Are you staying in the Boulder area?

Oh, yes indeed — unless we have to leave for health reasons. I was forced to resign and retire due to poor cardiac health, but I am still able to write and to participate in research seminars at [more]

Tue Jan 3

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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 11:55 PM

Re: Geographically dispersed wind turbines

Finally, a post that speaks my language! Turbulence in air flow is a deterministic process that behaves as though it has randomness -- originating in the chaotic structure of the solutions to the Navier-Stokes equation. Kudos to Prof. Bandi for [more]

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:18 AM

Re: Thoughts for 2017

How about this from Hillel the Elder? Hillel lived in the first century BCE and died in 10 CE, so his generation was the one immediately preceding Jesus (that dude from Nazereth). When asked to explain briefly the central teaching of the Torah, [more]

Thu Dec 22

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4:59 PM

Re: Solar now cheaper than coal

Ajax is blowing soot again! He does not read the literature on electrical power generation. He just makes up stories.

Oh, it's much worse than that.

Ajax has become the TMF poster-child for delusional conspiracy theories. [more]

Tue Dec 20

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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 8:51 PM

Re: The Climate Lie

Okay, let's set aside the fact that Hal Lewis died in 2011, at the age of 88, and that he wrote the cited resignation letter in 2010, at the age of 87.

About 30% of all people who are 85 to 89 years of age have dementia. In the [more]

Fri Dec 16

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:18 PM

Re: New trump Sycophants

Wessex: Jackie Evancho and Andrea Bocelli will sing at trump inauguration... Never heard of evancho and have a few bocelli records. Will never watch a performance or purchase any (other) recording by either. How creepy.

I think [more]

Tue Dec 13

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:45 PM

Re: One of the reasons sick-care is $u#$ed up

John Nash did NOT intend to prove Smith wrong and he did not prove him wrong... The idea that Nash rebuts Smith strikes me as coming from cheap shots made in the movie "A Beautiful Mind" that distort Nash's arguments for the sake of [more]

Sat Dec 10

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:19 PM

Re: ranking presidents

Damn, I forgot Lyndon Johnson. How could I forget him??

Reagan (sold out the country, repeatedly)
Nixon
Bush II (maybe even worse than Nixon)
Clinton
Bush I
Eisenhower
Carter
Johnson
Ford (did no harm, in a [more]

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:16 PM

Re: ranking presidents

Well, this is fun. My list, from worst to best:

Reagan (sold out the country, repeatedly)
Nixon
Bush II (maybe even worse than Nixon)
Clinton
Bush I
Eisenhower
Carter
Ford (did no harm, in a very difficult [more]

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