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Take me back to where I was.
  • Date: 8/28/15 6:12 PM
  • Number: 131203
  • Recommendations: 0
1poorguy,

I got curious...it actually is legal in most states. There is no federal law, and 40 states have no law either.

My father worked in heavy construction, and they used pretty sizable flame-thrower-like devices
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  • Date: 8/28/15 3:11 AM
  • Number: 793555
  • Recommendations: 1
CCinOC,

Fabulous! When can we start?

Well, you'd need different congressmen. So we can start with the 2016 elections?

Phil
  • Date: 8/28/15 2:52 AM
  • Number: 793554
  • Recommendations: 3
ascenzm,

One is the fact that you can only tax people so much before they revolt.

That's not quite true. The people revolt when the tax they think they're paying gets too high. As long as they have no idea how much
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  • Date: 8/28/15 1:51 AM
  • Number: 793547
  • Recommendations: 1
CCinOC,

The 14th Amendment reads:

The Constitution also says:

Section. 8. The Congress shall have Power ... To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, ...

Which means you have to go through
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  • Date: 8/28/15 1:27 AM
  • Number: 793545
  • Recommendations: 1
AOLFoolmanAgain,

any one else here who have programmed or are pro programmers?

I've done quite a bit of professional programming.

Any thoughts on Python?

One of the many, many new languages that are
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  • Date: 8/28/15 1:03 AM
  • Number: 131190
  • Recommendations: 0
xtn,

The minimum supply temp is just a number calculated by the max supply temp minus the max rise temp at the design max flow capacity. In other words if you dip below that input temp, then the BTU input isn't enough to guarantee the
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  • Date: 8/27/15 7:37 PM
  • Number: 131188
  • Recommendations: 0
xtn,

Once you move up to a building that has a long distance between the hot water source and the destination, you start designing them with recirculating hot water loops anyway.

In most places in the US, regulations require
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  • Date: 8/27/15 4:18 AM
  • Number: 793241
  • Recommendations: 0
telegraph,

You can't put a sitting President in jail.

Why not? Article 1 Section 6 of the Constitution says:

They [The Senators and Representatives] shall in all Cases, except Treason, Felony and Breach of the
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  • Date: 8/27/15 1:08 AM
  • Number: 131178
  • Recommendations: 0
xtn,

Do you have a link [to a tankless water heater than can supply an apartment complex]? — Radish


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  • Date: 8/23/15 8:29 PM
  • Number: 131125
  • Recommendations: 1
xtn,

Seattle... 1. Tanked heaters have a limited BTU/hr input as well.

I think SeattlePioneer misspoke when he said tankless "has limited BTU input". He probably meant to say a "limited flow rate" of
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  • Date: 8/23/15 7:56 PM
  • Number: 131123
  • Recommendations: 2
Goofyhoofy,

This is a simple thermostat for an attic fan:

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  • Date: 8/22/15 11:31 PM
  • Number: 131117
  • Recommendations: 0
KKoleto,

I just came across these at HD (long position) and bought a box of the daylight color to try out in our bedroom closet. They replaced a pair of incandescent 60 watt bulbs in a flush fixture. Wow! I can now tell exactly what
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  • Date: 8/21/15 2:30 AM
  • Number: 131089
  • Recommendations: 0
PSUEngineer,

They're still there. I wish TMF had a photo feature. I'll try again.

Love the photos... good work on the repair!

That third photo is actually a docking adapter ring for the Soyuz and the International
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  • Date: 8/19/15 11:12 PM
  • Number: 792136
  • Recommendations: 0
CCinOC,

That's exactly the point I was making.

Oh.

Phil
  • Date: 8/19/15 10:13 PM
  • Number: 430
  • Recommendations: 0
ItsGoingUp,

While that is fantasy, at the most recent Tesla shareholders' meeting, Elon Musk said three years (and a sensor suite hardware upgrade) to full autonomous driving.

What I always wonder is how they handle snow.
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  • Date: 8/19/15 7:18 PM
  • Number: 428
  • Recommendations: 1
I do think the projections about the autonomous cars are very optimistic.

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  • Date: 8/19/15 6:07 AM
  • Number: 791970
  • Recommendations: 1
THEMATHISNEAR,

Wikipedia is a good first-pass approximation for non-political information (e.g., the nuclear isotopes of molybdenum, the history of square dancing, etc.), but because it is not truly curated by people who put knowledge
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  • Date: 8/19/15 6:00 AM
  • Number: 791969
  • Recommendations: 1
CCinOC,

I once originated a loan for an attorney who also read every word. ... He wanted one sentence changed. It was a Fannie Mae loan. I said, "Do you honestly think you can get a quasi-governmental agency to change a sentence in
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  • Date: 8/19/15 5:46 AM
  • Number: 791968
  • Recommendations: 0
CCinOC,

Let's check the Wikipedia entry on Bill Clinton. Hmmm... nothing whatsoever. No mention of any of this AT ALL. — Radish

Phil, you do realize that anyone can edit a Wikipedia entry, don't you? I have Wikipedia editing

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  • Date: 8/18/15 6:01 PM
  • Number: 3940
  • Recommendations: 0
inparadise,

Perhaps we could accomplish the same on our own, but right now $750 is sounding like a nice insurance policy, particularly given the distance.

Sounds like a plan. Good luck, and best wishes. Let us know how it
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  • Date: 8/18/15 4:34 AM
  • Number: 3937
  • Recommendations: 0
inparadise,

Just googled a few more lawyers that look promising also. Will call in AM to see if they have the time.

Part of me is thinking "good idea, if you can somehow avoid a conviction that he'd have hanging over
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  • Date: 8/18/15 4:05 AM
  • Number: 3935
  • Recommendations: 0
inparadise,

So if he fights the lesser charge and gets off, could he then be re-cited on the higher charge?

Not sure... doesn't seem real likely that they'd do such a thing, but whether it's possible or not is
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  • Date: 8/18/15 2:14 AM
  • Number: 791824
  • Recommendations: 2
For 8 years, Ken Starr tried to find dirt on the Clintons and came up with a stained dress. — SpeedBump13

No, he came up with a pattern of sexual abuse of women, by a man in the ultimate power position; oh, and perjury.


Say,
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  • Date: 8/17/15 1:04 AM
  • Number: 257750
  • Recommendations: 6
DutchMark,

But if I want to put any such idea to real life, I'd need a place to enter the same (or similar enough) parameters and come up with a list of real stock tickers that apply right now rather than the masked tickers that applied
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  • Date: 8/16/15 7:33 PM
  • Number: 3927
  • Recommendations: 0
inparadise,

Looks like a class 4 misdemeanor in Family court since he is a juvenile.

Looks like the maximum sentence is zero jail time and $250.

I'd probably go without a lawyer unless there's some special
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  • Date: 8/16/15 5:01 PM
  • Number: 131039
  • Recommendations: 2
Anybody tried these new bulbs?
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  • Date: 8/16/15 2:58 AM
  • Number: 791566
  • Recommendations: 1
CCinOC,

There are two other grandmothers. I guess we will all have to confer. What a happy dilemma.

Or trilemma.

Congratulations, and enjoy!

Phil
  • Date: 8/13/15 12:25 AM
  • Number: 3923
  • Recommendations: 0
inparadise,

It's apparently class 2 trespassing, according to the citation, but Youngest could not give me much more than that.

Well, obviously, the exact statue number would be helpful. Sounds like it's not an infraction,
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  • Date: 8/12/15 5:53 PM
  • Number: 143333
  • Recommendations: 0
If one goes beyond to consider her legal exposure, she can expect a fine, prison, or both. She will be convicted.

Seems really unlikely. I'd be willing to bet nothing of any significance happens to her.

Worst case, she gets
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  • Date: 8/12/15 5:18 PM
  • Number: 257645
  • Recommendations: 0
In other countries, homes are not taxed if under construction - so they remain in permanent construction mode

I keep seeing this explanation, but I find it incredibly hard to believe. Surely if homes under construction weren't taxed,
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  • Date: 8/11/15 6:37 PM
  • Number: 131016
  • Recommendations: 1
The Toto we got does a much better and almost always gets rid of everything in a single flush. Except the SanaGloss finish, which worked well for a while, now (despite us being very careful with how we cleaned it) seems to act almost as a sticky
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  • Date: 8/11/15 6:21 PM
  • Number: 257628
  • Recommendations: 5
Rayvt,

Most have rebar sticking up out of the top as if ready to add another floor.
Why would they spend the money to go that far and then abandon it?


Where property laws (and laws in general) are weak, there's not much
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  • Date: 8/11/15 4:21 AM
  • Number: 790862
  • Recommendations: 0
“It’s clear and fair,” wrote Trump on his tax plan. “Best of all, it can be filled out on the back of a postcard and will save Americans big bucks on accountants and massive amounts of time wasted attempting to decipher the tax
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  • Date: 8/10/15 5:36 PM
  • Number: 3917
  • Recommendations: 1
inparadise,

I excused him from getting me the summons immediately to focus on his studies, particularly given the October court date. A week delay won't matter there.

Rather than waiting to see the citation when you pick him
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  • Date: 8/10/15 12:14 AM
  • Number: 192224
  • Recommendations: 0
Well, if we are going for earliest bragging rights . . .
I started gaming and running business software on dumb terminals hooked to mainframes in 1974.


1970 for me, but teletypes dialing into timeshare computers rather than
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  • Date: 8/9/15 3:43 AM
  • Number: 790537
  • Recommendations: 0
lowstudent,

Then shouldn't one really question Trump's strategy there? Well everyone who built a casino there lost money ... Everyone who built there was stupid, the smart people would have NOT built there

Not so sure about
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  • Date: 8/9/15 2:40 AM
  • Number: 3911
  • Recommendations: 0
inparadise,

It's in Montgomery County, VA.

I don't know VA laws, so my comments should be treated as "in general".

I will get to see the citation when I pick him up for end of semester next
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  • Date: 8/8/15 6:35 PM
  • Number: 3909
  • Recommendations: 1
In paradise,

What state did the crime take place in? Without that, we can only give "usually" comments.

His age when the crime occurred is the only age that matters. If he was a juvenile during the crime under the laws of
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  • Date: 8/8/15 3:15 AM
  • Number: 790335
  • Recommendations: 0
I'm no fan of Trump... but I'm not going to knock a guy for having a failure every now and again. Our system is designed so that you CAN fail but learn from it and go on. Failure isn't a flaw, it's a feature of our system.

Which is
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  • Date: 8/7/15 8:25 PM
  • Number: 790302
  • Recommendations: 0
CCinOC,

Artificial turf has come a long way. It used to look, well, fake, but I've seen some lately that you have to get up close to see that it's fake.

That's true. There's still really cheap grass that still looks fake.
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  • Date: 8/5/15 2:37 PM
  • Number: 789841
  • Recommendations: 0
STSTT,

I just want as little grass as possible. Gotta have some (the dog'll need it) but spending money on gas to mow it is an expense I can do without.

We have fake grass, and back when we had dogs they were fine with it.
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  • Date: 8/5/15 3:45 AM
  • Number: 789785
  • Recommendations: 0
warrl,

Not quite, because limited liability corporations also shield their owners from claims not related to contracts. Such as if a delivery truck goes off the road and ends up in some random stranger's living room. In theory the
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  • Date: 8/4/15 4:42 AM
  • Number: 789682
  • Recommendations: 0
lowstudent,

It would be difficult to argue that the laws making contracts enforceable (and laws establishing property ownership rights) aren't one of the biggest aids to the creation of prosperity. — Radish

that's due to the

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  • Date: 8/4/15 3:46 AM
  • Number: 789680
  • Recommendations: 0
warrl,

~ Get rid of the IRS — CCinOC

The government will still need an agency in charge of collecting taxes and enforcing the tax laws - unless all taxes are eliminated, which approach was proven impractical under the Articles

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  • Date: 8/3/15 5:12 PM
  • Number: 130926
  • Recommendations: 0
foo1bar,

It looks like there is one at grainger that will fit - but the reviews on it say that sometimes it's different dimensions than what they hve on the website. So I'll have to go over there with the shroud in hand to make sure
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  • Date: 8/3/15 1:21 AM
  • Number: 130917
  • Recommendations: 0
foo1bar,

Any suggestions on where I might find one that fits the metal shroud that the old one was in?

If TroySR71's suggestion doesn't work, try:
www.grainger.com

Phil
  • Date: 8/1/15 2:55 AM
  • Number: 789273
  • Recommendations: 0
CCinOC,

I think the world right now, the way it is, deserves to be wiped out.

Ahh, it's not such a bad world. Harmless. Mostly harmless, anyway.

Phil
  • Date: 7/30/15 9:24 PM
  • Number: 789103
  • Recommendations: 0
xLife,

Not "simply by..." but the laws making limited-liability corporations possible, and giving some of them preferential government treatment, sure has created a mind-bogglingly huge amount of wealth and
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  • Date: 7/30/15 7:45 PM
  • Number: 130882
  • Recommendations: 2
Speaking of toilets (http://boards.fool.com/31850045.aspx), today I replaced the flap valve on the master bedroom toilet. It had broken where the chain attaches and I'd made "temporary"
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  • Date: 7/29/15 9:05 PM
  • Number: 130875
  • Recommendations: 0
FlyingDiver,

We're having outlets put next to the toilet in two of the bathrooms in our under-construction house.

That's what we did. An outlet next to each toilet.

We haven't decided exactly what washlette-style
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  • Date: 7/29/15 6:16 PM
  • Number: 130870
  • Recommendations: 0
But they were commenting that Americans are slowly coming around to the Japanese way of doing this. The "washlet" is gaining ground here, in particular. (We have the Chloe, as it happens. Yes, we have come to really like it. No, ours
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  • Date: 7/29/15 3:05 AM
  • Number: 130853
  • Recommendations: 2
PolymerMom,

6) I'll NEVER try to build a house from scratch again.

I say that every time I build one. NEVER AGAIN! EVER!

I forget how many times now.

Phil
  • Date: 7/29/15 3:02 AM
  • Number: 130852
  • Recommendations: 1
whafa,

Hi guys! I'm looking for resources on how to build a house from start to finish. ... Good books, websites, links to this board, personal stories would all be appreciated.

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  • Date: 7/25/15 12:46 AM
  • Number: 788393
  • Recommendations: 1
CCinOC,

What do you mean, "for no apparent reason?" And the Israelites didn't just "show up."

After the death of Moses, God chose Joshua to be the leader of the Israelite people. Under God's guidance, they

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  • Date: 7/22/15 2:22 PM
  • Number: 192036
  • Recommendations: 1
pauleckler,

No security methods is fool proof.

Depends on what "fool proof" means. I've designed products where the security was completely adequate... meaning there was never even a single instance of an
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  • Date: 7/22/15 2:11 AM
  • Number: 787865
  • Recommendations: 0
CCinOC,

Good grief! Illegal this…illegal that…the rules are…there are rules…etc.

It's hard to keep track of the rules for living in a liberal utopia.


Some of the laws I mentioned are quite conservative... they deal
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  • Date: 7/20/15 3:08 AM
  • Number: 787459
  • Recommendations: 0
CCinOC,

This idea that we have no free will--therefore, everybody in the pool--demonstrates a profound misunderstanding of a Creator and what He wants and expects from those He created in His image.

Except of course for the
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  • Date: 7/20/15 3:04 AM
  • Number: 787458
  • Recommendations: 1
Howie52,

You post as if mankind has no free will and would not only be
immortal but would be destined for heavenly rewards if not
for the ill will of God.


No. I wrote nothing even close to that.

The Old
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  • Date: 7/13/15 4:41 AM
  • Number: 786218
  • Recommendations: 0
justacog,

I wondering about what it would take for private companies to be able to exercise their First Amendment rights to free exercise of religion in their everyday operations in light of the whole gay wedding cake/cater/photo
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  • Date: 7/5/15 11:56 PM
  • Number: 784995
  • Recommendations: 0
CCinOC,

Sometimes I get cross with Art because his plan is not very well thought out but, hopefully, people will perceive me to be sincere.

You may get a tad cross, but you don't just dismiss him.

I see it more as
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  • Date: 7/5/15 11:49 PM
  • Number: 784994
  • Recommendations: 0
MarkR,

Heinlein is one of my favorite authors (so is Asimov).

Me too!

Phil
  • Date: 7/5/15 11:48 PM
  • Number: 784993
  • Recommendations: 0
Howie52,

How are people "screwed over" in either case?

Because in the story there are thousands of people who just happen to be "at the wrong place at the wrong time", and God either (a) tortures and
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  • Date: 7/5/15 11:45 PM
  • Number: 784991
  • Recommendations: 0
CCinOC,

but I wouldn't be candid if I didn't say that God has a lot to do with whether one comes to belief. He doesn't stand around idle while you thrash about. If you go into an investigation with the sincere desire to know the truth,
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  • Date: 7/5/15 7:15 PM
  • Number: 784952
  • Recommendations: 2
MetalDecathlete,

Perhaps the collateral damage was not really collateral damage after all. Maybe those thousands of people that died in the plaque were being punished for their own sins.

So God caused all those sinful people
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  • Date: 7/5/15 7:10 PM
  • Number: 784951
  • Recommendations: 1
warrl,

Therefore, according to this paradigm, we should take it on faith that there's a pack of sparkly vampires living nearby.

Yes, of course.

There is a pack of sparkly vampires at Forks, isn't there? Isn't
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  • Date: 7/5/15 5:18 PM
  • Number: 257179
  • Recommendations: 3
elann,

Simple answer - you're wrong.

Well, that was easy. Why didn't I think of that?

NO, the SCOTUS only ruled that denying marriage based on gender is discriminatory and therefore
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  • Date: 7/5/15 5:14 AM
  • Number: 257163
  • Recommendations: 2
tdbear2,

So a law against polygamy or incest, or age restrictions, if applied equally, would be still be constitutional.

Before the ruling, a law against same-sex marriage, if applied equally, was considered constitutional
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  • Date: 7/5/15 1:16 AM
  • Number: 784852
  • Recommendations: 4
Not sure what to think about this one:

"According to the Office of Inspector General (OIG), the SSA issued $128 million in "low-dollar" overpayments between 2008 and 2013, and then spent $323 million to collect them. The
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  • Date: 7/5/15 12:33 AM
  • Number: 784849
  • Recommendations: 0
CCinOC,

You've got to be kidding. I mean, seriously, do you hear yourself? All the faith in the world isn't going to make a dent in God's response to being ordered around. I think you must be going for a reaction and nothing
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  • Date: 7/5/15 12:20 AM
  • Number: 784845
  • Recommendations: 0
CCinOC,

What has a comment about "ordering God around" (Art's comment) to do with faith? Nothing that I can see.

It has to do with faith in himself. For his ordering God around to work, he has to have
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  • Date: 7/5/15 12:11 AM
  • Number: 257161
  • Recommendations: 1
rrjjgg,

You may get your answer in short order (by court standards-after appeals no matter what the initial decision is -a few years from now?), since I read in usatoday.com or
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  • Date: 7/4/15 10:51 PM
  • Number: 784831
  • Recommendations: 0
TheBaronAndrew,

Lack of faith. When you truly believe in yourself, in the depths of your heart, then your orders [to God] will work. — Radish

Are you a student of the Law of Attraction?


Actually, I was just taking
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  • Date: 7/4/15 10:40 PM
  • Number: 257158
  • Recommendations: 1
mark19601962,

I meant to say:
...
You raise good questions, for which I do NOT know enough to answer.


Dang... I was hoping to hear your answer. I'm just making it up as I go along!

Phil
  • Date: 7/4/15 8:02 PM
  • Number: 257155
  • Recommendations: 2
mark19601962,

1. You can only be married to one person at a time.

Uh huh. And [quoting 1 U.S.C. § 7:] "the word 'marriage' means only a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife, and the word
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  • Date: 7/4/15 6:21 PM
  • Number: 257153
  • Recommendations: 0
ilmostro,

Not sure I follow why being married to more than one person at a time will be legal now.

Because SCOTUS ruled that it's not up to the states to decide who can marry whom. It's only up to the individuals who want to
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  • Date: 7/4/15 5:15 PM
  • Number: 257150
  • Recommendations: 2
elann,

Huh? No. Polygamy is still illegal in this country, and the supreme court didn't change that.

I'm not following your reasoning here. Before, Susan couldn't marry Sally because same-sex marriages were illegal. SCOTUS
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  • Date: 7/4/15 5:04 PM
  • Number: 784795
  • Recommendations: 0
CCinOC,

Phil, I suspect you and AOLFooman are those who, if Jesus Christ returned again and performed a few miracles, you still would not believe.* Your issue, I perceive, is submission to a higher authority, not belief.

I
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  • Date: 7/4/15 4:52 PM
  • Number: 257147
  • Recommendations: 0
Rayvt,

It wasn't simply "gay" marrriage. It was "pretty much any two people" marriage.

Which makes you wonder: can either person, or both people, be a married person now?

Say Fred wants to marry
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  • Date: 7/4/15 4:19 PM
  • Number: 784783
  • Recommendations: 0
AOLFoolmanAgain,

Radish, thanks for the nice recap of Lewis. I've often heard about him, but never knew what his take was.

I strongly suggest you read the book, which is free, yourself rather than take my word for it. A few
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  • Date: 7/4/15 4:05 PM
  • Number: 784775
  • Recommendations: 0
Art53,

What I've found is that ordering God around or telling Him what to do rarely if ever works. I've tried it. It didn't work.

Lack of faith. When you truly believe in yourself, in the depths of your heart, then your
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  • Date: 7/4/15 4:00 PM
  • Number: 784774
  • Recommendations: 2
MetalDecathlete,

[David] tries to cover it up which results in God sending a plague to the nation that wipes out thousands of people.

Sucks if you're one of those "thousands of people", huh?

You have to
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  • Date: 7/4/15 3:56 AM
  • Number: 784700
  • Recommendations: 2
AOLFoolmanAgain,

What is his [C.S. Lewis'] main point or thesis about religion or God [in "Mere Christianity"]?

Hmmm... hard to say. The book is basically a series of set-ups for logical arguments that supposedly
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  • Date: 7/3/15 12:46 AM
  • Number: 784606
  • Recommendations: 0
AOLFoolmanAgain,

Ok, I went to the site you linked to. I read the synopsis. I read the many, many reviews of the readers. I read nothing that offered any meaning. So what is he offering?

I thought the reviews made it pretty
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  • Date: 7/2/15 7:07 PM
  • Number: 784585
  • Recommendations: 5
CCinOC,

Why must the very definition of marriage be changed so you can live and build a future with the person you love? Why must you be married? What is it about marriage that gay couples don't get from a civil
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  • Date: 7/2/15 6:59 PM
  • Number: 784583
  • Recommendations: 0
STSTT,

1. Good way - simplify the tax code to the point of essentially scrapping what we have entirely then just institution a flat tax on each individual's income with very few (if any) credits/deductions.

You still have
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  • Date: 7/2/15 3:24 AM
  • Number: 142074
  • Recommendations: 0
warrl,

The court merely said that it was a bad idea and therefore overturned.

Oh, it's far worse than that. The court said it turned out to be a bad (non-workable) idea and therefore must be overturned.

The
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  • Date: 7/2/15 3:04 AM
  • Number: 784488
  • Recommendations: 3
Hmmm... look at these two quotes:

"A Montana man said Wednesday that he ... apply for a marriage license so that he can legally wed his second wife."

and

"Nathan Collier and his wives Victoria and Christine
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  • Date: 7/2/15 2:41 AM
  • Number: 784487
  • Recommendations: 0
CCinOC,

Evidence obtained illegally by a private person may still be admissible in court. The exclusionary rule is against evidence illegally obtained by the government or by an agent or employee of a government. —
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  • Date: 7/1/15 3:26 AM
  • Number: 784317
  • Recommendations: 0
CCinOC,

I was wondering about this the other day: if the national debt is what we owe, shouldn't there be offsetting assets?

It's not what "we" owe, it's what the United States of America (the government)
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  • Date: 7/1/15 3:04 AM
  • Number: 784314
  • Recommendations: 0
JLC,

Some states it is illegal to record someone without their consent and thus not admissible in court.

A common misunderstanding...

Evidence obtained illegally by a private person may still be admissible in
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  • Date: 6/29/15 2:30 AM
  • Number: 130712
  • Recommendations: 1
Once power is off, replacing the old with new takes only a screwdriver. There should be three wires. Move them one at a time and note the color codes. Black on gold screw terminal; white on silver scew; and uninsulated ground wire on green
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  • Date: 6/27/15 1:39 AM
  • Number: 783631
  • Recommendations: 10
CelloMice,

Hilarious! Just imagine if it were passed and then challenged in the courts and got to the Supreme Court, all 9 SCOTUS justices would have to recuse themselves.

Believe it or not, this (pretty much) has actually
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  • Date: 6/24/15 8:29 PM
  • Number: 256976
  • Recommendations: 1
JeanDavid,

And the low limit is not much use anyway. If you go over, they do not refuse to make payment. They just charge you a service charge for going over.

That's not true anymore, at least in the US since the
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  • Date: 6/24/15 6:55 PM
  • Number: 22393
  • Recommendations: 7
canonian,

In the link I provided that is not how it is described, the term employee is not defined in the common way we think.

It's been a while since I did any copyright law, and I'm not a lawyer, but my understanding
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  • Date: 6/24/15 6:38 PM
  • Number: 130661
  • Recommendations: 2
MetroChick,

So I wanted to know if anyone here has used engineered exterior trim, what was used, and if you recommend it or which you had chosen something else?

When we "remodeled" in 2005 (see (Continued...)
  • Date: 6/18/15 9:03 PM
  • Number: 782402
  • Recommendations: 1
Art53,

Believe it or not Kroger's has their own brand of premium ice cream called "Private Selections" that comes in a black sort of oval container and it's really really good ice cream. It's a lot more expensive than their
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  • Date: 6/14/15 8:42 PM
  • Number: 191826
  • Recommendations: 2
tketola,

You pretty well nailed that story, well done!!!

Thanks!

Yes well, back in those days IBM was the King, any IT/Manager who purchased Big Blue/IBM pretty much could not get fired for purchasing bad
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  • Date: 6/14/15 8:36 PM
  • Number: 191825
  • Recommendations: 5
Goofyhoofy,

Apple launched the Apple ][ in 1977. Until 1981, when the IBM PC came out, the company very little advertising. (Some of their dealers did, but that is a different thing.)

This is not true. I was friends with the
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  • Date: 6/14/15 3:59 AM
  • Number: 191820
  • Recommendations: 8
tketola,

Yes, and then in 1980 when IBM came out with their first PC, and legitimized the Micro-Computer business, and then that Business segment took off, until then they were all pretty much just Garage Stories,,,,,,,,,,
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