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re: Interesting podcast (Freakanomics) about how Germany's economy rose - bfniii
[quote]lots of turkish "guest workers".[/quote]exactly. the way i understand it, the economy has been fading, migrant workers started leaving, merkel brings in refugees for short term propping up, oh crap these people are troublemakers. plenty of articles out there outlining germany's problems right...
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re: FBI Informant threatened by Obama Admin... tic-toc - bfniii
[quote]pulitzer prize winning washington post (and many, many other reputable news sources) = fake news[/quote]REPUTABLE? :lol: how many stories have they retracted since trump was elected? please tell me you're kidding and that you KNOW they have been off the rails....
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re: Incredible map shows how much more polarized america is since 1992 - bfniii
[quote]People want politics to bleed into every part of life.[/quote]people on the right do NOT want this at all. if you think this, then you don't understand conservativism at all. [quote]No respect for opposing viewpoints[/quote]again, people on the right want everyone to leave each other alone...
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re: Incredible map shows how much more polarized america is since 1992 - bfniii
[quote]Someone convinced a bunch of idiots that reinforcing irreconcilable poles of thought and action might have the same stabilizing effect on a nation that it did on the world order for ~45 years.[/quote]the group in red wants the govt out of their lives as much as is possible and wants everyone ...
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re: Quit complaining about the crowd leaving. The crowd was fine. - bfniii
[quote]As in top 25 programs?[/quote]yes. you can read articles about attendance problems from all over the country. everyone is dealing with it. that crowd yesterday was exceptional by current standards. many, many people stayed the entire game despite the score, the heat and the time of day (which...
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re: Orgeron and staff are figuring it out...(slowly) - bfniii
[quote]I'd like to see a complete game on both sides of the ball before I'm fully on board, and Ole Miss offers a nice opportunity for that.[/quote]seems like a lot of threads today have overlooked that this game is ole miss' superbowl. they are up for this game more than any other, and that sometim...
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re: 2006 Auburn - LSU was the most brutal game between the teams - bfniii
auburn fans STILL showing incompetence regarding a PICTURE that clearly shows a penalty (semantics aside). if that play is at all legitimate, then receivers can ALWAYS be tackled/held while the ball is in the air. :lol: there is no justification for that not being a penalty of some sort. it just...
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re: 0.00333333% - bfniii
[quote]Then focusing on some goofball football players is taken attention away from that.[/quote]so he's not allowed to handle multiple things at once? you can't be this dumb...
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re: 0.00333333% - bfniii
[quote]getting upset over the even smaller protesting is absurd as well[/quote]you still don't get it. they are representing many, many more people who are in agreement even though they are clearly on the losing end of the issue. that's why people are rejecting the protest. [quote]So you convenie...
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re: Anyone else's WBRZ all jacked up on DIRECTV right now? - bfniii
for those of you keeping score at home, wbrz was not broadcasting ota from the 2nd to today - [b]10 days[/b]. what...the...heck. they were back for a few hours last thurs/fri with major problems and just came back again still with problems. this has got to be one of the biggest blunders in tv...
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re: 0.00333333% - bfniii
[quote]he is exposing the liberals and GOPe. What the liberals want will absolutely destroy this country and the GOPe just wants to keep mining the status quo[/quote]THIS TIMES ONE MILLION!!! this is what i've been saying all along. he's working to dismantle the political establishment of career pol...
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re: 0.00333333% - bfniii
[quote]And even if we narrow it down to the 1696 active players on 53 man rosters it's only 0.324%.[/quote]holy cow this is stupid. they are protesting [u]precisely the issue in the op[/u]. moreover, you're only listing the nfl players, not the whole blm/antifa/white guilt crowd. they're merely repr...
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re: 2006 Auburn - LSU was the most brutal game between the teams - bfniii
[quote]Per the rules that wasnt pass interference.[/quote] :confused: the hold came before the ball was tipped. if it wasn't pi, it was defensive holding. the picture dispels any doubt. and the pi not called for an almost certain touchdown by lafell. and the first down catch by hester which was call...
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re: 2006 Auburn - LSU was the most brutal game between the teams - bfniii
as i said in the other thread, to this day the worst officiated game i have ever seen at any level of any sport. criminal. refgate isn't on youtube anymore which might be a good thing because it was painful to watch....
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re: While we are slaying Liberal myths about coal... let's talk Solar - bfniii
[quote]Power density of batteries has been increasing almost like Moore's law applies to batteries.[/quote]"almost" is misleading. unless there is some breakthrough in technology (superconductors, etc) and in charging (wireless, etc), the current battery technology may have an opposite curve compare...
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re: While we are slaying Liberal myths about coal... let's talk Solar - bfniii
[quote]You are mixing up hybrids and full electrics[/quote]i was illustrating a point about scale and ratio. i know that there are electrics that can go further than that but, they are not what is commonly out on the road and texag is making the same point. i'm talking about mass produced, large sca...
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re: While we are slaying Liberal myths about coal... let's talk Solar - bfniii
[quote]This is NOT kicking the can down the road[/quote]it is an oversimplification which means it is kicking the can down the road. electric car batteries are typically getting what, 40-60 miles per charge? so, that's charging more often and then kicking over to ic after that. increasing the range ...
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re: While we are slaying Liberal myths about coal... let's talk Solar - bfniii
[quote] In the very near term electric cars will out perform IC cars in all performance metrics[/quote]and requires fossil fuels to charge so that it can run in the first place. that's just kicking the can down the road....
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re: While we are slaying Liberal myths about coal... let's talk Solar - bfniii
[quote]rooftop solar is huge[/quote]you keep using these terms without context. huge is the amount of land area required for wind/solar to even become noticeable in the energy scheme. it's speculated that for a wind farm to equal 2% of world energy consumption (2k terawatt hrs according to the iea),...
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re: While we are slaying Liberal myths about coal... let's talk Solar - bfniii
[quote]The "problem" you are describing is just a matter of scale[/quote]it's sad that you make it sound so easy. solar in the us accounted for less than 1% of total energy usage in 2016. with power growing at at least 5% per year, solar has a LOOOOOOOOOOOONG way to go to even make a noticeable [u]d...
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