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Take me back to where I was.
  • Date: 8/20/14 8:02 AM
  • Number: 1954925
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When we make it a black vs white thing we trivialize all those others who are being killed by police too quick to pull a trigger.

The militarization of police and society in general (i.e. "stand your ground" laws) is only
  • Date: 8/19/14 2:58 AM
  • Number: 1954676
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One of the better commentaries on Ferguson, by an NFL player who comes from the area.
  • Date: 8/18/14 7:06 AM
  • Number: 440604
  • Recommendations: 48
I can't admit this to the real people in my life, so here is my confession.

Sometimes, when you are learning a foreign language, you make mistakes, very embarrassing mistakes.

I was at a shopping center with my French wife and her
  • Date: 8/13/14 7:17 AM
  • Number: 1953479
  • Recommendations: 0
Rush Limbaugh said he killed himself because "he had a leftist agenda."

Classy of Rush to say that.
  • Date: 8/1/14 10:10 AM
  • Number: 883980
  • Recommendations: 2
Ditto, renew the passport well in advance of his travel. Never add stress to international travel when it can be avoided.

FWIW, they probably would not let him fly. Most places require the validity to extend through the validity of the
  • Date: 8/1/14 10:05 AM
  • Number: 12799
  • Recommendations: 0
hybrid costs more. A diesel costs even more...

Not sure if you mean to imply that a diesel costs more than a hybrid, or that both the diesel and hybrid would add to the price of the car?

For what it is worth, I pulled out
  • Date: 7/31/14 8:50 AM
  • Number: 12789
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The USA must be exporting a BUNCH!

Point taken, but we are certainly importing a lot less than we were in 2005.
  • Date: 7/30/14 2:23 AM
  • Number: 12781
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I am an American living in Luxembourg, so my options are different from the US. Diesel is about $5.50/gallon right now and gasoline is $6.00/gallon--give or take. Diesel is cheaper across most of Europe due to tax policy.

  • Date: 7/29/14 10:19 AM
  • Number: 12778
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I got my new car today. I've been in Europe for 7 years--how the time flies...

Anyway, the first car was a mid-sized sedan, 4-cylinder diesel with 140 hp, 7-speed automatic transmission, and all of the typical features. After 160,000 miles,
  • Date: 7/29/14 10:00 AM
  • Number: 12777
  • Recommendations: 0
Not sure on Nigeria, just using Wikipedia lists like everyone else...
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Take me back to where I was.
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