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How the octopus got its smarts
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RoundTable for September 2018
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Code for no black people': New York bar's 'racist' dress code sparks online deba
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Returning rationality to public policy
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The Savage Breast: A Music Clip Thread
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Yom Kippur and Kol Nidre
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Justice is coming
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Flor-i-duh's Governor's Race
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‘Unprecedented’: Natural gas expert says ‘over-pressurization’ may be to blame
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George Conway rips Trump over tweet about Obama's '57 states' gaffe
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Obama's Friday Speech
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Woodward book breaks 93-year publishing record
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The nuclear option
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President Petty and Ineffective - a danger to the Republic
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stare into the lights my pretties
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Politics In General
Jump to new posts Re: The United States v Donald Trump by Jeffery J. Haas @ Today at 09:17 PM

Originally Posted By: jgwFrom what I have gathered the intelligence agencies themselves had a little talk with the jackass. Doesn't seem to have worked, because the jackass is braying louder than ever now.
Constitutional Issues
Jump to new posts Re: The End of the Independent Judiciary by jgw @ Today at 09:09 PM

The supremes have tipped in one direction or another before and we all seemed to survive it. Hopefully we can do it again. I do, however, admire the Democrats for what they have accompished with this one. Even if Kavanaugh gets on the court its go
Politics In General
Jump to new posts Re: Our modern Sinclair Lewis? by jgw @ Today at 08:52 PM

In the last 25/30 years Hillary Clinton has been maligned and accused of just about every crime but rape and incest. During that same time she has been investigated and sued to the tune of somewhere between 20 and 40 million dollars worth of investi
Science and scientific thought
Jump to new posts Re: How the octopus got its smarts by logtroll @ Today at 08:30 PM

Fascinating stuff, what I understood of it. I wonder what octopus poetry is like?
The RoundTable
Jump to new posts Re: RoundTable for September 2018 by Ujest Shurly @ Today at 06:58 PM

If the background check for a federal judge is anything like the one for certain classes of security clearances, then yes it very well could be known. But revealed to Senator McConnell? Hell for the really tough ones, they know how many Klingons you
Matters of culture
I predict it will now be flooded with Black folks wearing business casual clothes. As Nelson (Bart Simpson's bully) would say: Ha Ha.
Member Submitted Links
Jump to new posts What Libertarians think of tarriffs by jgw @ 09/20/18 04:59 PM

This is from Reason magazine - a libertarian magazine!! https://reason.com/blog/2018/09/19/trump-tariffs-obamacare-taxes?utm_medium=email https://reason.com/archives/2018/09/19/actually-tariffs-do-matter?utm_medium=email
Politics In General
Jump to new posts Re: Returning rationality to public policy by NW Ponderer @ 09/20/18 04:03 PM

The recidivism rate among Republican reprobates is nearly 100%. Trump, Moore, Kavanaugh. Like protects like. Brett Kavanaugh wins Roy Moore endorsement; Brett Kavanaugh Liked Female Clerks Who Looked A ‘Certain Way,' Yale Student Was Told - HuffP
That's Entertainment
Jump to new posts Re: The Savage Breast: A Music Clip Thread by Golem @ 09/20/18 12:58 AM

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Jump to new posts What Happened by jgw @ 09/19/18 09:19 PM

This thing is an hour long. It, pretty much, describes how we got to where we are today. Also why Clinton got rid of Glass Steagal which resulted in the problems of 2008 and is, right now, well on its way to repeating the disaster. https://www.you
Religion and Philosophy
Jump to new posts Re: Yom Kippur and Kol Nidre by Golem @ 09/18/18 06:57 PM

Bump for 2018
American Humor
Jump to new posts Re: Miscellaneous humor thread by Golem @ 09/17/18 10:21 PM

I know this is really old but some might not have heard it: For their golden anniversary a couple decides to repeat their honeymoon trip. They drive to the Poconos and find the same romantic lodge is still there. A vibrant young couple, clearly very
The Trump Administration
Jump to new posts Re: Justice is coming by jgw @ 09/17/18 09:37 PM

Perhaps they are voting for one of their own. We have been told that he speaks at a fourth grade level which puts him, approximately, at mentally 10 years old.
2018 Elections
Jump to new posts Re: Flor-i-duh's Governor's Race by Greger @ 09/17/18 06:19 PM

I'm guardedly optimistic about the elections here. My district will vote for DeSantis by a wide margin. Tampa Bay Times has reported that amid Scott's claims of job growth during his administration, 36 Florida counties actually lost jobs. Even amid
News
I'm not an engineer, so I don't know the ins and outs of the distribution system. I have to agree that gross incompetence and/or corrupt intent have to be behind this disaster. I thought all houses had safety valves, so the extent of the failures dis
The Trump Administration
Originally Posted By: rporter314Quote:huge difference Ironic that someone who is incapable of discerning nuance would also be incapable of discerning .... YUUUUUGE DIFFERENCE But ... we are typing of Mr Trump Donald J Trump is as dumb as a box of
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