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#304791 - 01/02/18 08:09 PM Round Table for January, 2018
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On 21 February 1850, the British government purchased the Barque-rigged ship, Ptarmigan, to engage in an expedition to find Rear-Admiral Sir John Franklin, an English Royal Navy officer and explorer of the Arctic. He disappeared on his last expedition, attempting to chart and navigate a section of the Northwest Passage in the Canadian Arctic. Ptarmigan was renamed, and refitted for Arctic service. The refitting included installation of strong timbers, an internal heating system, and a polar bear as a figurehead. During 1850-51 the renamed HMS Resolute sailed the eastern Arctic under the command of Horatio Thomas Austin. Although they failed to find the Franklin expedition, they did find traces of Franklin's first winter camp on Beechey Island. On a subsequent expedition to find Franklin, Resolute, was part of a squadron under the command of Sir Edward Belcher. In 1853, Resolute was among several of Belcher's ships to be trapped in the ice and ordered abandoned in 1854.
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On 10 September 1855, the abandoned Resolute was found adrift by the American whaler George Henry, captained by James Buddington of Groton, Connecticut[1] in an ice floe off Cape Walsingham of Baffin Island, 1,200 miles (1,900 km) from where she had been abandoned. An October 1856 New York Journal relates Captain Buddington and crew's encounter:
“Finally, stealing over the side, they found everything stowed away in proper order for desertion—spars hauled up to one side and bound, boats piled together, and hatches closed. Everything wore the silence of the tomb. Finally reaching the cabin door they broke in, and found their way in the darkness to the table. On it they accidentally turned on a box of lucifer matches; in a moment one was ignited, the glowing light revealed a candle; it was lit and before the astonished gaze of these men exposed a scene that appeared to be rather one of enchantment than reality. Upon a massive table was a metal teapot, glistening as if new, also a large volume of Scott's family Bible, together with glasses and decanters filled with choice liquors. Near by was Captain Kellett's chair, a piece of massive furniture, over which had been thrown, as if to protect this seat from vulgar occupation, the royal flag of Great Britain.”

Buddington split his crew, and took 13 men with him on the Resolute. He arrived home in New London, Connecticut on Christmas Eve.
- Wikipedia. The Resolute continued to serve the Royal Navy from 1856 until retired in 1879. It was later salvaged for timber, which is where the story makes an interesting turn:

Three desks were made from the timbers of Resolute, one of which, a large "partner's desk" was presented to U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1880 as a gesture of thanks for the rescue and return of Resolute. It is that desk which has served seven Presidents, many with distinction.

Welcome to the Round Table for January 2018.

January is the month for making and breaking resolutions. I like to think of it as a tradition stemming from the Resolute desk (although I'm certain that's not true). Many an important document has been signed upon that desk, and many have changed the course of our homeland.

Now, of course, is a time for remaining resolute. Many of our institutions, and the government itself, is under attack - not from without, but by those entrusted with its care. WE, as a People, need to resolve not to let that happen. Those are the thoughts with which I've started my new year. What are yours?*




*(The mystery surrounding Franklin's last expedition was the subject of a 2006 episode of the Nova television series Arctic Passage and a 2006 documentary "Franklin's Lost Expedition" on Discovery HD Theater. In September 2014, the Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, announced that the wreck of HMS Erebus, one of the two ships from Franklin's final voyage, had been rediscovered. On 12 September 2016, it was announced that the Arctic Research Foundation expedition had found the second ship, HMS Terror, south of King William Island in Terror Bay and in "pristine" condition. The icebound ships were abandoned and the entire crew died of starvation, hypothermia, tuberculosis, lead poisoning, and scurvy. Encyclopedia Britannica.)

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#304796 - 01/02/18 10:17 PM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
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#304797 - 01/02/18 10:38 PM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
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My resolution is to motivate as many voters as I can for the mid-terms.
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#304810 - 01/03/18 03:20 AM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
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Defeat terrorism and world dictators? He couldn't even beat Two And A Half Men smile


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#304824 - 01/03/18 07:11 PM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
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I'm not sure where else to put this, but it is pretty important. It seems like the more people actually look at the evidence and the experiment designs, the more it looks like "The Post-Truth Times" notion is bunk. This is the idea that you can't correct people's mistaken ideas and such attempts will have a "boomerang effect" that makes them believe in fake news even more. It seems this is an accepted myth now, just like a lot of other social science rubbish that is rapidly being reviewed and discarded as not reproducible. The best evidence of this is the fact that some of the original "Boomerang Researchers" can't get their correction papers published! It is established knowledge despite new facts to the contrary!

Some Things Matter

That is a rather long and detailed Slate article, but worth knowing. To summarize, it DOES help to debunk fake news. It may not reach hard-core conservatives who have an elaborate fantasy world view constructed, but that is a relatively small percentage of the population and they are bonkers anyway. For everybody else, fact-checking works to correct misperceptions.

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#304836 - 01/04/18 02:23 AM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
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To be fair, let's have a look at the people who believe in "fake news," keeping these studies in mind:


Low IQ & Conservative Beliefs Linked to Prejudice

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Conservatives Big on Fear, Brain Study Finds

We'll dealing with genetics here and there is no changing that in people. Hmm When you only breed with others like you, instead of going outside of your own gene pool, these types of things, result.
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#304838 - 01/04/18 02:34 AM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
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Yes, and those people are not capable of understanding something as complicated as the real world. Don't bother. Remember, for every person with an IQ of 120, there's another with an IQ of 80. Fortunately, most of the truly mentally challenged don't vote. But aside from them, you probably can reach most people with enough repetition and real-world facts clashing with their misconceptions.

Your belief in our ability to fly starts to get unattractive after you jump off enough bridges. Pain is the great instructor.

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#304843 - 01/04/18 04:06 AM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: pondering_it_all]
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Originally Posted By: pondering_it_all
Yes, and those people are not capable of understanding something as complicated as the real world. Don't bother. Remember, for every person with an IQ of 120, there's another with an IQ of 80. Fortunately, most of the truly mentally challenged don't vote. But aside from them, you probably can reach most people with enough repetition and real-world facts clashing with their misconceptions.

Your belief in our ability to fly starts to get unattractive after you jump off enough bridges. Pain is the great instructor.


Respectfully disagree!
For every person with an IQ of 120, there are six to EIGHT people with an IQ of around 80, maybe 85.
And most of them DO VOTE, because they go to their churches where their pastor tells them they're gonna burn in the lake of fire if they DON'T vote...for Republicans.
They're told that the evil libtards are gonna turn their world commie-nist if they don't vote.

The Right wing revisionist machine is now cranking full force, my friend. The alt-Right is now invested like a blue chip company.
The Right spends well over a billion or two every year to build more and more elaborate fantasy versions of the world, festooned with enough alternate facts to choke a mule.

Hitler was a liberal, blacks were better off under slavery, Hillary ran a kiddie whorehouse out of a pizza parlor, Obama tried to get the military to take over Texas, Obama is a Kenyan Muslim socialist and he's gonna make your daughters ride black guys, global warming can't be true because we still have snowballs, your sons can catch "gay cooties" and turn queer and want sex with little boys, Jesus wrote the Constitution while he was riding a dinosaur, if it's a legitimate rape a woman's body has a way of shutting that whole thing down, the Founding Fathers never intended that the Constitution go past the Tenth Amendment, the Supreme Court isn't supposed to interpret the law (except when it helps the Right), America isn't a democracy because it's a republic, our money is actually a slavery contract to an illegal corporation masquerading as the government, the press is nothing but evil lies, and perhaps the biggest lie of them all, the more money you let rich people steal, the better crumbs you will get in the end.

They're spending REAL money on this crap, and when you spend that kind of money, you expect to get results, and they are.
They're stealing elections and consolidating their lock on power, and now they have the ultimate weapon of mass destruction, an orange colored reality TV host with a BIG MOUTH and NO FILTER.
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#304860 - 01/04/18 07:50 PM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
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I agree with everything you say except: "For every person with an IQ of 120, there are six to EIGHT people with an IQ of around 80, maybe 85."

I hate to burst your bubble, but IQ is a Poisson Distribution with a mean centered around 100. It is almost but not quite a Normal Distribution because you can't have an IQ lower than 0, but you can have an IQ above 200. (I even know someone with an IQ above 200!)

The shape of the curve is an objective fact. There is no disagreement about it. For everybody with an IQ 10 points above 100, there is an equal number of people with IQs 10 points below 100. If you state it differently, for every person with an IQ of 120, there are the same number at 80.

When you change the terms so you consider people with IQs from 80 through 85, there are as many in the IQ range of 115 to 120. But the curve is pretty steep so there a lot more near 115 and 85, than at 120 and 80.

It simply comes down to this: For every smart person, there is an equally dumb person.

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#304862 - 01/04/18 08:07 PM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
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So you do not believe that stupid people are breeding at exponential rates.
Maybe so, but are you prepared to take into account the number of WILLFULLY IGNORANT people?
That is where my equation prospers, and yours does not.
And the reason why that is important is, ignorance is not tied to IQ at all, however ignorance serves the same outcome as stupidity, therefore irregardless of the amount of mental horsepower a person's brain might have, they are the mental equivalent of a fleet of muscle cars driving around at 90 mph on 4 inch wide bald 14 inch bias ply tires in the rain.
And the willfully ignorant have their foot to the floor while they text at the same time.
And they ARE breeding at exponential rates.

We are now living IN the real version of the movie "Idiocracy".

Last but not least, most IQ tests are administered in school between third and eighth grade. Once these morons skip out of ninth grade, rest assured they are actively lowering their IQ's by at least ten to twenty points a year until they REACH about 80 or 85.

And that's about the time they run for President.
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#304875 - 01/04/18 10:03 PM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
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That all could be true, but dummies actually sometimes line up their genes right (by accident) and produce a smart kid. And smart kids can be reached before they start the stupification process with drugs and alcohol, sometimes.

Actually, the intelligent have a slight inherent advantage because under a certain IQ range, people forget to vote, can't find their way to the polls, or are not allowed to leave the facility.

The one thing missing from Idiocracy was the secret intelligensia running everything behind the scenes. I remember one SciFi book where time travelers find a word filled with simpletons but the bathroom attendants were actually highly intelligent and running everything, keeping the fluffies safe much like we watch out for infants.

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#304879 - 01/05/18 12:43 AM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
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Jeff Sessions' self-defeating prophesy...

Jeff Sessions is trying out an all out assault on Marijuana use, and it is driving Republicans nuts... They realize (and he doesn't) that the best way to keep liberals from voting is to get them stoned.
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#304918 - 01/06/18 05:41 PM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
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#304930 - 01/07/18 06:20 AM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
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Serious question: If you're dropped from the voter rolls for not voting, you can re-register again, right? Hmm

I got the gist from this article that once you're dropped, you're dropped for life.

That can't be true, right? gobsmacked
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#304931 - 01/07/18 05:50 PM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
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It's not true for all, just those who can't meet the new, arbitrary standards. Try finding your birth certificate if you're a refugee, or were born a sharecropper.
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#304933 - 01/07/18 07:26 PM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
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Thanks,NW_P for the reply. smile
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#304934 - 01/07/18 11:03 PM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
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All you have to do is get on a bus and go to the state capital, walk to the Vital Records Department, wait for hours until your number is called, and then proves you are who you claim. Acceptable ID is a birth certificate...

Otherwise, you can bring five citizens with ID who can swear you are who you say.

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#304943 - 01/08/18 02:32 PM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
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Ladies, and gentlemen...President Oprah Winfrey:



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#304977 - 01/10/18 05:42 PM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
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Darryl Issa is not seeking re-election.

smile , Bow
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#304979 - 01/10/18 10:25 PM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
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And Arpaio is running for Senate... It'll be a contest of the crazies: Kelli Ward or Joe Arpaio? Poll: Arpaio statistically tied with McSally in GOP primary for Arizona Senate - the Hill.
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#304984 - 01/11/18 01:15 AM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
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Would voters actually elect Arpaio? Even if a majority still actually like him for some unfathomable reason he's 82 years old and would be 88 at the end of his term.
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#304986 - 01/11/18 01:18 AM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: Greger]
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Would voters actually elect Arpaio? Even if a majority still actually like him for some unfathomable reason he's 82 years old and would be 88 at the end of his term.

I think that Joe Arpaio will be get the Roy Moore treatment - a very close race, then finally lose.
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#304988 - 01/11/18 02:28 AM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: Jeffery J. Haas]
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Originally Posted By: Jeffery J. Haas

We are now living IN the real version of the movie "Idiocracy".

"Idiocracy" was based on a 1951 short story, "The Marching Morons".

I append for your enjoyment a PDF file of "The Marching Morons":

The Marching Morons
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#304999 - 01/11/18 05:44 PM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: matthew]
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Originally Posted By: Jeffery J. Haas

We are now living IN the real version of the movie "Idiocracy".

"Idiocracy" was based on a 1951 short story, "The Marching Morons".

I append for your enjoyment a PDF file of "The Marching Morons":

The Marching Morons
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I actually have read it, and a dear friend who is something of a luminary in the sci-fi business mentioned that to me the moment Idiocracy was released.

Idiocracy is loosely based on TMM, but there are, of course, some major departures in the plot, plus TMM wasn't all that much of a dark comedy...it was just..."dark"...and perhaps slightly racist, LOL.
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#305005 - 01/12/18 12:28 AM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
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Not very racist for 1951! Consider the context. We've come a very long way.
In 1939, just 12 years earlier, Anslinger the head of government drug enforcement said:

"Marijuana is bad because it makes darkies think they are as good as White men."

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#305007 - 01/12/18 01:31 AM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
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Guess who lets people believe he has a MBA from Wharton and insinuates that he does. The guy doesn't even have a masters - only an undergrad in economics and then only attended Wharton for 2 years after transferring from Fordham.
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#305014 - 01/12/18 11:47 AM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
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Hey I've got a BS myself and I graduated with honors. I inherited some money from my dad and instead of going bankrupt multiple times, I actually invested it well and made it grow. I have always paid my bills promptly. I guess I'm more qualified than Trump!

Also I have have no Alzheimer's genes and I am actually smart enough to know a President should hire real experts in their field and then listen to them.

As Al Franken said: "Why not me?"

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#305030 - 01/12/18 05:47 PM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: pondering_it_all]
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Hey I've got a BS myself and I graduated with honors. I inherited some money from my dad and instead of going bankrupt multiple times, I actually invested it well and made it grow. I have always paid my bills promptly. I guess I'm more qualified than Trump!

YOU and Oprah. smile

Neither of you have had to file for bankruptcy, or have grabbed a woman's puss, or called Haiti and African countries (home to civilization as we know it) "Sh!tholes". Hmm
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#305050 - 01/13/18 06:14 AM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
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#305083 - 01/14/18 09:17 PM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: pdx rick]
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Donald Trump is such an amateur when it comes to deception and dog whistles. If you want an example of a master employment read this op-ed from a denizen of the Hoover institute (remember Hoover? Yes, the President who sucked): What the 'Dreamer' Fight is Really All About - LA Times. (Of course it's not, and many of his "facts" are gross and deliberate distortions).
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#305093 - Yesterday at 11:07 AM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
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I was just pondering some theological topics and I found two interesting things:

1) Most Protestant sects believe that every dead body just rots and nobody goes to heaven before Jesus comes back. So every time a Protestant tells you someone dead is in Heaven looking down on you they are heretical.

2) When Jesus DOES come back and we have Judgement day, all the previous dead get judged first. (This is actually in the Bible and is very explicit and nowhere contradicted.) So you get to wait in line. At the END of the line. If each judgement takes 5 minutes to review every word you spoke, every sin, every good deed, etc. (Not an unreasonable time for this level of judgement for how you will spend eternity.) The line will take just about 1 million years.

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#305114 - Yesterday at 11:55 PM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: pondering_it_all]
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Ah, but PIA, those Pearly Gates are wide enough to accommodate many lines. They've been planning this massive emigration for all eternity so I expect there are hundreds, if not thousands, of heavenly clericals of the winged class getting their ethereal paperwork in order and preparing for the day(and it's coming soon) when all those folks come knocking on heaven's door....knock knock knockin' on heaven's door.....
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#305115 - Today at 12:47 AM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
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I expect the line is no longer than a week's wait. It's in Genesis. It only took 6 days to generate the universe. God days. Processing can't take that long!
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#305116 - Today at 01:31 AM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
pondering_it_all Offline
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It says Jesus does the judging, not surrogates. Just saying it's right there in the Bible. If He could do it all at the same time, why would the Bible mention the order of judging? It pretty directly says sequential, not simultaneous.

But waiting a million years might not be a big deal, if you can find some nice folks to wait with. At least they will be those who died at about the same time. Probably not your family unless you all died at the same time like in a bomb blast.

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#305123 - Today at 05:54 AM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
Jeffery J. Haas Offline


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Are these "people of faith"?

Teen’s Escape Leads to Discovery of 13 M...o Beds: Sheriff

I ask because Mummy and Daddy were running one of those private religious schools and my spidey sense is tingling, telling me that this has church-ey written all over it, and half those thirteen kids came from one or more of his daughters.



That almost beatific smile on Mom's face in the police photos tells me she's secretly relieved that the jig is finally up, and now her story can finally be told.

Let's hope she doesn't have a major case of Stepford/Stockholm Syndrome going on.
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#305124 - Today at 06:01 AM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: NW Ponderer]
pondering_it_all Offline
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Damn it! Just look at that guy's haircut! It screams basement full of kids in chains.
Folie à deux if I ever saw it.

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#305125 - Today at 06:29 AM Re: Round Table for January, 2018 [Re: pondering_it_all]
Jeffery J. Haas Offline


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Originally Posted By: pondering_it_all
Damn it! Just look at that guy's haircut! It screams basement full of kids in chains.
Folie à deux if I ever saw it.


News story says all his male children had identical "bowl" haircuts too, and all the girls had to wear matching magenta long dresses.
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