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albaby1 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:51 PM

Re: The inherent democrat advantage

And it doesn't mean that the cars don't keep getting better every few months. I notice you never say just how much better than ICE vehicles EVs will have to get before you admit you're wrong. I think you're wrong now, but even if [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:44 PM

Re: The inherent democrat advantage

I thought "discouraged" were people who had taken themselves out of the workforce. If not, what's the difference between those two groups? Does either group (or both) include kids who are in college by not employed?

Per [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:17 PM

Re: The inherent democrat advantage

Here is the U6 chart:

http://data.bls.gov/timeseries/LNS13327709

Obviously not quite as low as 2007 (pre-crash), but still pretty low.


U6 is not the same as [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Computer & Video Gamers board. 12:33 PM

Re: Most influential video games of all time

Twenty posts in, and no mention of Pac-Man?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-MONIvP6kI

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albaby1 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 11:58 AM

Re: The inherent democrat advantage

You mean the idle rich, or at least rich enough you don't need to work.

So the lack of work force participation is actually an artifact of our national wealth.


There's a host of reasons why choosing not to work is [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 11:30 AM

Re: The inherent democrat advantage

From your link, that project was 190 acres.... not .29 acres.

190 acres = 0.29 square miles, which is what I put in my post.

Old habit of mine - those not in the real estate/development/land use business often [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:50 AM

Re: The inherent democrat advantage

How do you guys sitting around playing video games all day pay for food and shelter?

They live at home with their parents:

Izquierdo represents a group of video-game-loving Americans who, according to new research, may [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:24 AM

Re: The inherent democrat advantage

Exaggeration isn't your m.o.

What's up?


I didn't exaggerate. Those are the numbers associated with the Skokie Lagoons project we were discussing, per the link upthread:

Between 1933 and 1940, the [more]

Thu Dec 8

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albaby1 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:45 PM

Re: The inherent democrat advantage

My god... we ARE a nation of really REALLY stupid people, aren't we?

No. We are a nation of ignorant people. Like every other nation on earth. There's a difference. Most people don't have the time, resources, or [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:25 PM

Re: Tell the House - no cuts to MC

If you don't have money, they don't listen to you. You're just one person. A petition with 1M signatures will have more impact than one guy grousing to an underling.

Not true. As noted in the article I linked in the next [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:20 PM

Re: The inherent democrat advantage

And if that turns out to be as impossible as a perpetual motion machine? Should the Dems just lie about it to get elected like Republicans do?

Assuming the predicate were to become true, then yes - they might need to "lie about [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 11:00 AM

Re: Tell the House - no cuts to MC

If you want to have an effect, pick up the phone and call your Congresscritter's office. Don't email, don't sign a petition, don't even send a letter. None of that works.

Pick up the phone, keep calling until you get a
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albaby1 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:55 AM

Re: The inherent democrat advantage

To be a bit more specific. Suppose the democrats adopt three priorities: 1) Eliminate poverty, 2)Protect the environment, 3) Universal health care.

Any such listing of priorities that doesn't include: "1) Create jobs" [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:45 AM

Re: Tell the House - no cuts to MC

I think signing this petition would be a good thing- do you?

No.

If you want to have an effect, pick up the phone and call your Congresscritter's office. Don't email, don't sign a petition, don't even send a [more]

Wed Dec 7

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albaby1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:26 AM

Re: Electoral College Cuts Both Ways

It won't be changing anytime soon - but I wouldn't assume the 'if ever' part. In about 30 years Latinos will be the majority race. And 18 years after that things might really start changing.

No, they won't. The [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:28 AM

Re: The inherent democrat advantage

You can pretend that oil pipeline construction creates lots of jobs. You can pretend that renewable energy wouldn't create far more jobs than coal and oil. You can pretend that you actually have any interest in jobs, when your real interest is [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:08 AM

Re: The inherent democrat advantage

I keep thinking someone really messed up here if all but 1 mile gets built and suddenly there is a problem? In theory the company had all the approvals and some major lawsuits or a lot of taxpayers money could be the result?

Saw some
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albaby1 replied to the Television Banter board. 9:38 AM

Re: Westworld 120416

Toasters don't have free will.

True, but now that's irrelevant.

Within the story of Westworld, it is clearly stated that the Hosts are sophisticated and complex enough to be capable (under specific [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:31 AM

Re: The inherent democrat advantage

And it was about screwing up the environment, like so many ill-considered CCC projects.

And this is a great illustration of one reason why the Democrats might be having a hard time reaching the working-class voter.

Democrats [more]

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albaby1 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:21 AM

Re: The inherent democrat advantage

That would be the Welfare Queen mis-information meme that the Republicans and their Evangelist storytellers would push, no doubt, even though it would be contrary to the facts. But thanks largely to them, we live in a post-factual world, so you [more]

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