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On this Memorial Day weekend we lost a symbol of our vets - Quidam65
Harriet the Eagle (a majestic bald eagle), whose visible injuries (from a 1998 collision with a vehicle) made her a symbol for wounded veterans, passed away this morning at the age of 35: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2016/05/27/rip-harriet-eagle-symbol-for-wounded-vets-dead-at-35.html :wah:...
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re: Spirit Airlines made me religious again - Quidam65
Close enough. Wind shear is an aggressive form of turbulence. Also Pan Am 759 which crashed in Kenner (same cause)...
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re: Spirit Airlines made me religious again - Quidam65
[quote]Has turbulence ever actually brought down a commercial jet in the US before? [/quote] Wind shear took down Delta Flight 191....
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re: Anyone remember Solyndra? - Quidam65
[quote]Well, to be fair. The plant is located in the Mohave Desert. There might not be enough sunlight there.[/quote] I concur. I would suggest relocation to Seattle....
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re: Robots replace 60,000 workers in Chinese high-tech facility - Quidam65
[quote]I look forward to the day they replace the a-holes at the DMV.[/quote] The county tax office in my end (I live in the same county you do) is pretty good. But if you have a AAA membership you can renew your tags at the AAA office for no additional cost....
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re: Baylor has fired Art Briles - Quidam65
[quote]I think the larger issue is did football staff take it upon themselves to not report, then how many victims rolled with the "well they're not going to do anything anyway" and walked away from it. [/quote] Worse than that--there was one player who assaulted a female soccer player; Baylor ...
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re: Oooh, Robert Reich actually makes some sense - Quidam65
[quote] Anti-politics pits Washington insiders, corporate executives, bankers, and media moguls against a growing number of people who think the game is rigged against them. There’s no center, only hostility and suspicion.[/quote] DING DING DING...
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Robots replace 60,000 workers in Chinese high-tech facility - Quidam65
The robots may be replacing low-wage workers here at the outset, but this is the eventual outcome: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/foxconn-replaces-60000-humans-with-robots-in-china-2016-05-25?link=sfmw_fb...
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re: Baylor has fired Art Briles - Quidam65
[quote]if there is a group powerful enough to monitor his drinking, it's a baptist college in waco[/quote] :rotflmao: The only way to keep a Baptist sober is to have another one hanging around....
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re: Baylor has fired Art Briles - Quidam65
[quote]I know zero about Texas labor law, but I'd imagine they either have really strong evidence to fire him with cause or their going to be paying some serious dollars for a long time. He had signed a big extention. [/quote] Texas is an at-will employment state: as long as the firing isn't due ...
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re: US Nuke Program computers run on 8" floppy disks, with code from the 50s - Quidam65
[quote]Give me $1 billion and I would be happy to consult the gov't into modern IT infrastructure.[/quote] Could you hire me as a subcontractor? I'd be happy to get your coffee, meals, hookers and blow ... :lol:...
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re: Spirit Airlines made me religious again - Quidam65
[quote]Did they chain you to the bulkhead and beat you or something?[/quote] If they did they would charge for that too. Both the bondage and the discipline....
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re: Moocher lives off the backs of others.....wants the us to give a basic income... - Quidam65
So the only difference between him and the bum on the street is that at least the bum will brave the elements while he's too coddled? ...
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re: US Nuke Program computers run on 8" floppy disks, with code from the 50s - Quidam65
[quote]That's really neat-o. What kind of chip you got in there? A Dorito?[/quote] :lol: I was thinking more along the lines of WarGames and WOPR ("Shall We Play A Game?")...
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re: Stephen King doesn't want to Make America Great Again - Quidam65
[quote]Is this the guy that wrote about a demon possessed CAR or the dude that wrote about burying your cat in a certain spot and it'll come back alive? [/quote] I thought he was the one who wrote about the large inmate who could heal people. (BTW I got talked into watching The Green Mile not k...
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re: Your favorite owner of any professional team? - Quidam65
[quote]The spurs owner. Puts world class product on the floor without over paying, the only time you ever hear from him is when he's getting his ring [/quote] Peter Holt. He is the great-grandson of Benjamin Holt who invented the caterpillar-type tractor (which led to Caterpillar, Inc.; Holt...
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re: Oberlin College: students want no grades below C and no written exams - Quidam65
[quote]If you're going to waste 50 grand a year there are better ways than attending Oberlin.[/quote] Hookers and blow would be more fun....
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Oberlin College: students want no grades below C and no written exams - Quidam65
I thought that if an "educational institution" simply took money, required little or no course work, and handed out a degree in return, it was called a "diploma mill"? So what's the difference? The requirement for taxpayer-funded "safe spaces"? http://insider.foxnews.com/2016/05/25/oberlin-co...
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re: Mississippi Corruption: The Principal Who Cheated - Quidam65
[quote]I did not want to make this a religious thread, but this infuriates me to no end. I'm seeing more and more of it lately. (See Jackson mayor who didn't pay his mortgage for over a year and it was miraculously paid off because he prayed it away). [/quote] Not to mention today's article in ...
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re: Elizabeth Warren is a real estate tycoon - Quidam65
[quote]Elizabeth Warren is a lying cheating fraud. Because she flipped a few houses? [/quote] No, because she flipped a few houses for profit, then criticized others for flipping houses for profit. Another example of "do as I say, not as I do"....
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