On Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:38:15 -0700, Trijcomm wrote:
> Try reading the New Testament once in your life if you really have > questions about it. Paul makes it very plain.
Paul was a hack, much like you.
firstname.lastname@example.org: Apr 26 01:22PM -0700
On Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 4:00:15 PM UTC-4, The Chad wrote:
> > Try reading the New Testament once in your life if you really have > > questions about it. Paul makes it very plain.
> Paul was a hack, much like you.
Here's where we disagree, Chad.
I make no secret of the fact that I am a born again Christian. Didn't vote for Trump, though, if only because of very realistic concerns about the man's mental fitness to command, despite his recent conversion (so the story goes). Paul was nothing like Trijcomm, that's all I'll say.
> That is your truth. Trump is unfit because he doesn't know anything about > the job and isn't smart enough to learn. You can disagree all you want. It > doesn't change the reality.
This snowflake has no sense of reality. Meanwhile the economy is going up, the border is more secure, respect from foreign governments is coming back, ISIS leadership was MOAB'ed and Clinton family is no more.
On Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 10:11:31 PM UTC-4, John B. wrote: > > So...to summarize, Trump deserves the negatives toward the following > > Trump sponsored actions...
> > 1. The recent tariff against Canada for lumber and other trade imbalances. < > Bad. Will raise costs for home-builders and home-buyers. Should have been > dealt with in NAFTA renegotiation.
This one is problematic because it can very well backfire. The rates that the USA currently charges American Enterprise for use of public lands have been known to be well below "Market Reference Range" for decades, despite the likes of cattle ranchers like Bundy complaining that they're too expensive. Deliberately allowing these 'give away' rates to continue is a form of Government subsidies to these industries, which means that from an export perspective, other countries could rightfully raise their tariffs.
> judge struck down his withholding of funding for sanctuary cities, as > well he should have. The funding to be withheld had nothing to do > with immigration.
Plus what appears to be happening is that the Feds are demanding local LEO's to take extra steps - - that means that it has the markings of an **Unfunded Mandate**.
> 3. His efforts to reform healthcare vs. letting O'Care die on it's own > > (trust me...it's dying).
> He has so far failed at this.
And making zero effort to actually fix things. As I've mentioned before, the only way that healthcare costs will go down is for someone in the business to get paid less - - so whose ox is to get gored? The most obvious ones are the ones making the highest profits, which is why the industry is overripe for disruption.
> Struck down by two fed. judges as blatant discrimination. No person > from any of the banned countries ever committed a terrorist act > in the U.S.
And even if there was a bad player to occur, that still doesn't change the Constitutional principles. Overall, the whole 'extreme vetting' is just as bad of a Red Herring distraction as the wall.
> > 5. Keystone Pipeline
> Great if you're a climate change denier.
I'm mixed on this one, as there's a couple of major factors. First one is outside of our purview, which is the environmental risk(s) in Canada. The second one is that a pipeline would displace use of rail, which has been having recurring derailments & fires. Third one is that money going to the railroads should theoretically help fund their infrastructure to minimize future accidents. Fourth one is that the pipeline routing was done very poorly in terms of respecting the ownership rights of others. Fifth one is the joke about mandating 'American Steel' after 99.9% of the materials had already been purchased & shipped.
> > 6. XO to hire and buy American
> Will drive up costs to the federal govt.
The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) has had 'Buy American' requirements for decades - - I fail to see just what has actually changed in any way.
> > 7. Syrian missile strike
> What good did it do? What is Trump's Syria policy?
Exactly; the airport was open the next day with military aircraft flying.
> I wouldn't tell Xi that I won't call China a currency manipulator > if he helped me out with NK, because China is not a currency > manipulator.
Giving an attention-whore attention advances the troll's interests, not your own.
> > 9. Reduction of annual mortgage insurance premiums
By how much?
> > 10. MOAB bombing and continuous warfare against ISIS
> Nothing more than what Obama did and got no credit for from > the likes of you.
That hardware was shipped to Afghanistan during the prior administration and was simply waiting for the right target to present itself to have the opportunity. Didn't require an Executive authority to use, so neither POTUS would have been in the decision loop ... thus neither would merit credit.
> > 11. Strengthening ICE and Border Patrol ranks
> He has not done this.
Just heard a Republican congressman from NM in an interview expressing his frustration because both Obama and Bush Jr did the same "strengthening" thing and it made no real difference. His basic message was 'how many times do we have to repeat...?'
> Are you fucking kidding? Rick Perry, Betsy DeVos, Ben Carson, > Jeff Sessions, Scott Pruitt -- these people are either > radical conservatives or incompetent or both.
90% Swamp Things.
> > Are you against a corporate tax reduction to 15-20%
> I'm against personal income tax reform that cuts taxes for the rich, > but nor for anyone else. I'm against the border tax.
$100 charity wager than it won't raise revenues & balance the budget.
And what **has** happened from the last Income tax simplification legislation (Reagan) was that the rates were dropped & loopholes killed, but in the 30 years since, new loopholes have crept back in, and since the rates are lower, we're now worse off than we were before because that reform. Unless the plan has a way to positively keep new loopholes out forever, it isn't a good plan. And if it eliminates the AMT, it is most definitely a horrible plan.
> > Heard Elizabeth Warren on CNN last night (ruined my dinner appetite). > > She says Trump deserves an "F" for all he has done. You agree?
> Yes, but only because there isn't a worse grade to give him.
There's been a lot of damage done, although the good news is that much of may only be fleeting from a diplomatic standpoint if there's suitable corrections taken. So far, there's not been too much actual permanent damage done yet. So while I'd give them an "F" for intent, in actual execution, they don't get that bad of a grade; probably a "D".
> You're the ovine one here. Where on earth did you get this? We know that > if you have a cite it will be from a wacky source.
One thing that makes me fear for the future is how thoroughly captured by far-right propaganda the less able have become. They have no conception of the scientific method, so literally everything devolves into a giant he said/she said pile of shit. Now due to Russian interference they've help elect a genuine weakling as president and they don't even know it.
Alan Baker <email@example.com>: Apr 26 09:56AM -0700
On 2017-04-25 9:21 PM, Dene wrote: >> predecessor. This is the truth. Deal with it.
> That is your truth. He is the signatory to the changes America needs, > in contrast to the window dressing of the last six years. Deal with it :)
Alan Baker <firstname.lastname@example.org>: Apr 26 09:57AM -0700
On 2017-04-26 3:26 AM, Moderate wrote:
>> The FBI disagrees.
> We can see how effective negative media is. You sheep are > convinced of two issues that never occurred.
You appear to be convinced of things that aren't so, doofus.
The FBI is ON RECORD as stating Russia acted to influence your election.
BobbyK@Onramp.net: Apr 26 12:58PM -0500
On Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:51:45 -0500 (CDT), Moderate
On Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 1:31:35 PM UTC-4, JGibson wrote: > Brett McMurphy - another college football reporter > Dana O'Neill - she was one of the biggest college basketball reporters on the website. > Ed Werder - I watched him lots of times with NFL previews, etc.
> now they are bleeding subscribers. Disney based their plans on ESPN > being a money maker and they are going to desperately squeeze all they > can out of them.
Luckily for them, they have the Star Wars coup to fall back on. That is a gold mine, one bigger than they could have imagined.
> A few years ago during all the conference realignment action, I > predicted that the soaring sports rights fees that drove all this were > a bubble that will burst. I think we're seeing the start of that now.
We're cutting the cable at one of our places next month, and selling the house that had another. We'll be down to one hookup 6 months a year.
-- Life isn't fair, but it's good. -- Regina Brett
On Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 2:11:51 PM UTC-4, xyzzy wrote: > > Dana O'Neill - she was one of the biggest college basketball reporters on the website. > > Ed Werder - I watched him lots of times with NFL previews, etc.
> Yep, now we're getting into names I've heard of.
Latest is Rufus Peabody. What I learned from that is that somebody is actually named Rufus Peabody.
I ditch them until football season. Then, I turn them back on. My cable/tv/entertainment bill consists of - Internet (expensed) - Sling (sometimes with sports) ($480/yr) - Netflix ($120 yr) - Amazon Prime ($100/yr) - Amazon Kindle Freetime ($100/yr)
If I actually had a reliable cell phone, I might consider dropping cable. But I often get complaints people can't hear me my on my cell. And cable/internet/phone happens to be cheaper than internet/phone from my provider.
On Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 1:35:32 PM UTC-4, JGibson wrote:
> > I think they made a movie about this in the 1980s... Doc Hollywood.
> > it is a cool story though.
> Doc Hollywood came out in 1991.
Any movie starring Michael J Fox is 1980s, no matter when it actually came out.
> Northern Exposure, a TV show in part around this theme, started in 1990.
Great show. Did you know:
1. Current FX series The Americans has the same producer as NE (Joshua Brand)
2. NE was originally supposed to be set in a resort town in Florida. Even though Alaska is what gave the show its quirky appeal the producers kept insisting it was character driven and the setting wasn't very important.
On Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 12:32:56 PM UTC-4, The Cheesehusker, Trade Warrior wrote: > Great read about a WaPo writer who calls a town in Minnesota the worst place to live - and then moves there - and finds he likes it.
> btw I kinda wonder where this leads. Will there now be an influx of peace-seeking yuppies into places like Red Lake Falls, followed by inevitable griping that the newcomers are ruining everything?
Prolly - esp amongst those w/ kids. The pre-kid yuppies won't like - but those with kids will *love* - no competing for schools, kids can play sports and participate, yard to play in, don't have to hover watch them all the time etc etc etc.
If only they had those sorts of places closer to the city - you know....sort of surrounding the urban area? Maybe close enough you could take a train to work?
On Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 2:08:40 PM UTC-4, xyzzy wrote:
> Great show. Did you know:
> 1. Current FX series The Americans has the same producer as NE (Joshua Brand)
> 2. NE was originally supposed to be set in a resort town in Florida. Even though Alaska is what gave the show its quirky appeal the producers kept insisting it was character driven and the setting wasn't very important.
Actually, I didn't know either of those. The setting seemed pretty important to me for Fleischman's character. I mean, it could have been a different remote place but I don't think resort town in Florida would have worked.
I got to stop and take a picture in Roslyn, WA, outside the Roslyn Cafe, which was changed to Roslyn's Cafe for the show.
On Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 3:04:33 PM UTC-4, The Cheesehusker, Trade Warrior wrote:
> > btw I kinda wonder where this leads. Will there now be an influx of peace-seeking yuppies into places like Red Lake Falls, followed by inevitable griping that the newcomers are ruining everything?
> Prolly - esp amongst those w/ kids. The pre-kid yuppies won't like - but those with kids will *love* - no competing for schools, kids can play sports and participate, yard to play in, don't have to hover watch them all the time etc etc etc.
> If only they had those sorts of places closer to the city - you know....sort of surrounding the urban area? Maybe close enough you could take a train to work?
I figure when a craft-beer joint opens in Red Lake Falls, it'll be time to find a new Shangri-La.
"The Cheesehusker, Trade Warrior" <email@example.com>: Apr 26 01:09PM -0700
On Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 2:25:07 PM UTC-5, xyzzy wrote:
> > Prolly - esp amongst those w/ kids. The pre-kid yuppies won't like - but those with kids will *love* - no competing for schools, kids can play sports and participate, yard to play in, don't have to hover watch them all the time etc etc etc.
> > If only they had those sorts of places closer to the city - you know....sort of surrounding the urban area? Maybe close enough you could take a train to work?
> I figure when a craft-beer joint opens in Red Lake Falls, it'll be time to find a new Shangri-La.
lol - prolly have to go to Fargo for that
Emperor Wonko the Sane <firstname.lastname@example.org>: Apr 26 01:12PM -0700
On Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 11:32:56 AM UTC-5, The Cheesehusker, Trade Warrior wrote: > Great read about a WaPo writer who calls a town in Minnesota the worst place to live - and then moves there - and finds he likes it.
On Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:29:24 -0700 (PDT), email@example.com wrote:
>The wonders of rsfc. A thread about how violent the left is, filled with righties talking big about laying down ass kickings and shooting / sniping them evul socialist scum.
If one ignores all the past and current violent rioting of the left then TALKING about it on the right becomes an issue. I suggest you enroll in a Putting Priorities in Proper Order class.
>I have a feeling most of you have been decked in the grill a few times, but conpletely lack any experience in decking back. Much less frightening to daydream about being behind a scope, preferably a quarter mile away.
I'm for solving the problem. The best solution is not to cause a problem by infringing on other people's rights. Preventing the right of Coulter's free speech right is not free speech. Trespassers should be violated.