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desertdaveataol replied to the Television Banter board. 19 minutes ago

Re: The Blacklist 043015

"I love how in these cop shows nobody ever calls for backup."

And then there's the teleporting cops from NCIS, NCIS: Los Angeles & NCIS: New Orleans.

Who upon learning of the whereabouts of a suspect instantly [more]

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desertdaveataol replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:36 AM

Re: OT: NYC Stuff - and an educational rant

I said "Stepford wives" it was a book & TV show go back and click on the link I posted.

I did, once again you missed my attempt at subtle.


Too subtle by half.

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desertdaveataol replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:32 AM

Re: BRICS fund to rival IMF

Oh that's interesting, I had no idea but just noticed that the US and China both have more land area than Canada (barely)... if you don't count the surface areas covered by water.

Ah yes, back in the 1930's there was a "land [more]

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desertdaveataol replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:00 AM

Re: OT: NYC Stuff - and an educational rant

The point I was making with the metaphors, shaken or stirred, was do we really want a nation of children who mindlessly conform to someone's idea of "traditional values", without exposure to different ideas, without them having the [more]

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desertdaveataol replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:17 AM

Re: OT: NYC Stuff - and an educational rant

Purely out of curiosity, I can see why the Westboro, Jonestown and Stepford bunch would need their own church but why would there need to be a gaychurch ... unless of course they weren't welcome by the rest of those upstanding churches [more]

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desertdaveataol replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:13 AM

Re: OT: NYC Stuff - and an educational rant

Security First Bank

When I was the treasurer for a local chapter of IDPA - a shooting club - I always told them I'd deposited their dues in "The Third National Bank of Texas".

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desertdaveataol replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:34 AM

Re: OT: NYC Stuff - and an educational rant

You're painting with to broad a brush. Some churches are narrow minded:

Purely out of curiosity, I can see why the Westboro, Jonestown and Stepford bunch would need their own church but why would there need to be a gaychurch
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desertdaveataol posted to the Climate Change board. 9:36 PM

'76: CA drought blamed on 'Global cooling' ...

In 1976, climatologists said that that global cooling caused drought and fires in California, and produced catastrophic erratic weather globally.

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desertdaveataol replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:32 PM

Re: OT: NYC Stuff - and an educational rant

Steve, I'm guessin' that at least until your rebellious teenaged years your main influences came from your parents (church?) and whatever they were teaching at the schools you attended i.e. same difference.

My problem with kids whose
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desertdaveataol replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:55 PM

Re: OT: NYC Stuff - and an educational rant

Thank you for recommending this post to our Best of feature.
You will be able to recommend 7 more posts today. (explain this)

Perfection is an ideal to strive for, not to wait for.

warrl, you get a rec for that [more]

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desertdaveataol replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:52 PM

Re: So far, I've been wrong on interest rates

... lately in his replies to Goofy.

Ah yes, but I would argue that it is Goofy's attitude that is disruptive.

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desertdaveataol replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:42 PM

Re: Fast Choo-Choo's?

What most USian cities have, because, according to the auto and oil industries, mass transit is a socialist plot to take people's freedom away.

I don't know about the plot part, but being forced to use mass transportation systems [more]

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desertdaveataol replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:22 PM

Re: Louise, my heart, I coming home Louise!

Excuse me, I meant to mention in the previous post that all bolding was mine....

Since there is no other way to do it couldn't we just assume that?


Yes, yes you could. But then you'd run the risk of some goofy guy [more]

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desertdaveataol replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:23 PM

Re: OT: The A-10 keeps flying

Yeah but...we already have a 5th generation fighter, the F-22. Which sat out the last two wars.

Er... the purpose of the Military Industrial Complex is not to actually fight wars, but rather to continually upgrade weapons and weapons [more]

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desertdaveataol replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:18 PM

Re: I have question

The market is often referred to as a future discounting mechanism ... the insiders cash out, the bubble pops, then the circus moves on to the next discovery.

I avoid all that by buying (and holding) dividend paying [more]

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desertdaveataol replied to the Free For All Economics board. 4:44 PM

Re: Carly Florin is running for POTUS

but she didn't register this domain.

http://carlyfiorina.org

but someone else did.


Puck, not commenting on the politics but, speaking as an amateur communicator, that is a [more]

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desertdaveataol replied to the Free For All Economics board. 4:38 PM

Re: Jade Helm: The Insanity that Ate Texas

I[t] wouldn't be five years and the capital of Mexico would be Austin.

Naw! it would be in San Antonio 'cause that's where the Alamo is. ;-)

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desertdaveataol replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:17 PM

Re: OT: NYC Stuff - and an educational rant

You can take that line of thinking a step farther, from restricting access to the real world by sending the kid to a private school populated entirely with other like minded people, to restricting access even more to home schooling, so the only [more]

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desertdaveataol replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:36 PM

Re: OT Hang on to your hats

Latest from FOXNews:

Guy was running from cop and fell down dropping a gun which went off.

Shepard Smith is apologizing but I'm expecting more from Baltimore.

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