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re: The ISS will fly over BTR in an hour from now - LSUgusto
[quote]Are you going to replace it?[/quote]At the time, I lived in the country with a great night sky, and saw some amazing shite. I could see colored bands on Jupiter, the rings of Saturn, crescent phases of Venus, the northern ice cap on Mars, and watch the moons of many of those planets. It was ...
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re: The ISS will fly over BTR in an hour from now - LSUgusto
[quote]Tried binocs tonight. Handheld with no mount to stabilize them was not a good idea.[/quote]Good to know. Thanks....
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re: The ISS will fly over BTR in an hour from now - LSUgusto
[quote]Thing looks huge![/quote]When the space shuttle would dock on it, it was even brighter. I used to have a great telescope that I got pretty good at maneuvering. I always wanted to see if I could scope them together. Unfortunately, my telescope took a damaging spill, and I never replaced i...
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re: The ISS will fly over BTR in an hour from now - LSUgusto
Just watched it fly over my place. Thanks for the heads up....
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re: Waterproof police chief terminated after participating in rap video - LSUgusto
[quote]Nah, it was Dry Lake.[/quote]It was Dry Creek. The headline was: "Waterproof Man Drowns in Dry Creek."...
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re: Court rules Houston man must pay $65k in child support for kid that's not his - LSUgusto
One flaw of LA family law... A man has a statute of limitations to prove his fatherhood. But, the mother can come at the father anytime during the kid's life to collect from the father....
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re: what makes kid rock unqualified to be a senator? - LSUgusto
Legally, he made be qualified. Here's why I'd never trust him: He calls himself a rocker. He's a rapper. Vote for what he claims, you'll probably get the opposite....
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re: Right now, a contrast of Fox News vs MSNBC during the 9 AM-10 AM time slot UPDATED! - LSUgusto
[quote]Every time I watch Fox News at work it is about war.[/quote]I loathe Fox News, but even I find that hard to believe. Really? All about war? Where? With who?...
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re: **Official 07.21.17 LIVE PD Thread 8pm CT on A&E** - LSUgusto
I can't watch this show and not hate how dogs and field sobriety tests are total scams. Sorry. I respect law enforcement, but they could book the Pope on a traffic stop if they wanted to....
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re: No one loses federal job b/c of mistakes on SF-86 - LSUgusto
[quote]collusion associated with taking a cold call from an unknown person in which they didn't vet.[/quote]Liberals have a way of changing definitions of words, don't they?...
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re: He Fights! - LSUgusto
[quote]What a noble warrior.[/quote]Now, now. Don't go get all "wee wee'd up"....
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re: Is it really Trumps fault if - LSUgusto
[quote]always somebody else's fault[/quote] 1994 -- Republican Revolution takes Congress; "Angry White Males!" 1998 -- Presidential election; "Stolen!", "Selected, not elected!" 2004 -- Presidential election; "Swift Boat Veterans for Truth stole it!" 2010 -- Dems lose House; "Racists!" 2014 -- ...
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re: Far Left Activists Applaud Speech Comprised Entirely of Hitler Quotes - LSUgusto
[quote]This definitely one-ups the NPR-Trumpkins Declaration of Independence story.[/quote]That whole episode was telling. NPR tweets out segments of the constitution on the 4th of July. As people saw the segmented tweets, which called for the overthrow of our government, people responded. M...
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re: How should you respond to someone trying to strangle you with piano wire? - LSUgusto
Hope you can strike the right chord with your strangler....
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re: What if Trump had run and won as a Democrat (not as crazy an idea as it sounds) - LSUgusto
[quote]The DNC nomination process[/quote]Yeah, people don't decide who gets the Democrat Party nomination, the DNC does. Only way Trump gets the Democrat nomination is if the DNC wants Trump to get the nomination. The people don't have a say. Remember, even almighty Hillary was screwed out o...
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re: 1884 Cotton Centennial Celebration (World's Fair) in New Orleans – tl,dr, photos - LSUgusto
Cool link, although it is sad to see the shape the pipes are in these days. Thanks for sharing....
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re: Been Listening to NPR in the Mornings - LSUgusto
The best way to listen to NPR is to realize that practically every story they do can be categorized into about five topics: 1) Climate Change killing the planet 2) Race/Gender/Sexual Orientation issues 3) We need higher taxes/regulations (to solve any and every problem they cover) 4) Look at t...
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re: 1884 Cotton Centennial Celebration (World's Fair) in New Orleans – tl,dr, photos - LSUgusto
[quote]Wish we still had these.[/quote]Probably won't be anytime soon. Much like its 1984 successor, this World's Fair was also a financial failure. The fair was still under construction when it opened, giving it poor national reviews in its early days. Even though it was highly praised once it...
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re: 1884 Cotton Centennial Celebration (World's Fair) in New Orleans – tl,dr, photos - LSUgusto
[quote]No black people?[/quote]Much ado was made about the advancement of "the negroes" in this post-war Southern environment. However, society at that time was still largely segregated not by race, but by class. There were still many high society black people in New Orleans before the Jim Crow er...
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1884 Cotton Centennial Celebration (World's Fair) in New Orleans – tl,dr, photos - LSUgusto
Here are some photographs of the 1884 Cotton Centennial Exposition in New Orleans, a World's Fair event. It was on the site of what is today Audubon Park. The celebration was to mark the centennial of America's first export of cotton in 1784. New Orleans was selected as the host city for being ...
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