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Mon Mar 18

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:26 PM

Re: John Oliver on Public shaming

interviews Monica Lewinsky.

I saw it last night and it was excellent. He rarely interviews people but this was an exception and it was exceptional. “The incident” was 20 years ago, so she would be in her 40’s, and she’s been [more]

Sat Mar 16

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:34 AM

Re: the Chinese auto industry

Given the Chinese proclivity for crappy quality in complicated assemblies, it's hard to imagine a Chinese vehicle gaining any strong foothold in the US. It ain't happening.

Yeah, that iPhone assembly is a breeze. [more]

Tue Mar 12

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:20 PM

Re: FAA Mandates Max 8 Retool By April

As a retired engineer who has sat through multiple safety of flight design reviews, I'm sure that you are aware that 95% or so of airline crashes are caused by pilot error of one kind or another.

The number for *all* airplane [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:01 PM

Re: She's goin' places

Regardless, she's proven perfectly happy to do her own thing in the short term - much to the dismay of the GOP.

There I fixed it for you.


You really don’t understand how this works, do you? FoxNews - and Republicans [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:52 PM

Re: "He's not worth it"

Those appointments are a huge win in the eyes of his base. Those appointments will give the base the wins they want wrt abortion, guns and the right to discriminate based on religion.
What's worse by many orders of magnitude is that these
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Sun Mar 10

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 1:11 PM

Re: Life On the Slab

Wood. Carpet would be warmer but you say you don't want that. Next best is wood over a membrane pad (Schluter or other). Do free floating and do it yourself, or hire someone for very little. It's a forgiving kind of floor: click & lock [more]

Fri Mar 8

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 5:48 PM

Language and other funnies

The word “swims” upside down is still “swims”.

Do twins ever realize that one of them was unplanned?

Why is it called Double-U. Shouldn’t it be Double-V?

Maybe oxygen isn’t good for you, it just takes 75 years to kill [more]

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 8:40 AM

Politics

I called my son and said “I want you to marry this girl.”

He said “No.”

I said “She’s the daughter of Bill Gates.”

He said “OK.”

I called Bill Gates and said “I want my son to marry your daughter.”

He said [more]

Thu Mar 7

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 11:38 PM

Re: Ideas on edging

I have used that metal edging you see at the home stores (brown or green) and it works well. It holds in some crushed aggregate and paver stones and sits about 4” above the surrounding grass. “Nailed” in with spikes that come as part of each rail [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:21 AM

Re: Energy efficiency

Recall that our gas gobbling SUVs came about because do-gooders demanded a reduction in the size of passenger automobiles.

No such thing happened. “Do gooders” demanded that automobiles get better mileage, a reaction to the oil [more]

Tue Mar 5

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:26 PM

Packaging

I’m not the first to mention it, but my prescription of Brio (inhaler) ran out yesterday so I opened a new one this morning.

Here we go:

It’s a powder, encapsulated one dose at a time in a sandwich of thin cardboard and aluminum [more]

Mon Mar 4

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 1:39 PM

Dear Alabama

Dear Alabama:

We grieve for your lost neighbors and the destruction of houses in the past 24 hours due to a flock of tornadoes that touched down. I don't know if anyone has started a charity to help you with your recovery, but when I [more]

Sat Mar 2

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:39 PM

Re: Peak Car? If not Now-How Soon?

What about the concept of "fewer cars ownership". Even people who must have a car for some reason are unlikely to feel the need for more than one

Pardon the sexism in the reply but I suspect if Daddy already has a car to [more]

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Atheist Fools board. 8:33 AM

Meme

Trump took Putin’s word that the Russians did not interfere in the US elections.

Trump took Mohammed bin Salman’s word that he had nothing to do with the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Trump took Kim Jong Un’s word about the [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:26 AM

Re: Peak Car? If not Now-How Soon?

Give me a robocar that appears at my front door in 10 or 15 minutes and I'll dump my private auto like a steaming bag of dog poo

Most people won’t wait 15 minutes, otherwise mass transit would be a hit. And this strategy isn’t [more]

Fri Mar 1

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:44 AM

Liars, perjury, intentional fraud and malice

No, it’s not a thread about Michael Cohen. Or Donald Trump. Or even Benjamin Netanyahu. It’s about television syndication, and the $180 million dollar judgment an arbitrator gave the produces of “Bones” out of the pockets of Fox [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Atheist Fools board. 8:28 AM

Re: Racism

As an adult, we often meet people who knowingly or maybe even unknowingly have racist views for a variety of reasons.

My father, who I loved beyond measure, was a racist. As head of the research department at his plant he hired [more]

Thu Feb 28

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:34 PM

Re: hates capitalism

While income inequality is one of the issues causing pain among the working class in the US, I seriously doubt that most Trump supporters would list that as a problem if they had not been fed that story

They do list it as a [more]

Mon Feb 25

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:04 PM

Re: It gets cloudy in Illinois, right? And it sn

Totally support Jeff's statements about NYC air pollution. Lived in Manhattan near Lincoln Center from late 1968 through 1970. Our apartment building was under negative pressure because of the incinerators. Where there was an air leak in an [more]

Sun Feb 24

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 8:36 PM

Here Come the Judge

You heard about the woman on trial for beating her husband to death with his guitar collection, right?

The judge said “First offender?”

And she replied: “No, first the Gibson, then the Fender.”

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