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re: Ten Equations that Changed the World - M. A. Ryland
yep...I've studied each and every one of them. tons of fun....
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re: Nixon once drunkenly ordered a nuclear strike of North Korea - M. A. Ryland
[quote]They would have punished him with a breathalyzer on the launch key system for 6 months. First offense NUI[/quote] upvote, sir....
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re: ICE continues to Make America Safe Again - this time, in Long Island - M. A. Ryland
[quote]No they didn't. They started counting turnarounds at the border as deportations when that hadn't been done prior. It artificially inflated the numbers.[/quote] interesting... I hadn't heard that, though I had certainly heard the claim that they were deporting more than ever. It sounds ver...
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re: McCain Wants Congress to Pass Gang of 8 Amnesty Plan When He Returns - M. A. Ryland
[quote]was lionized by Democrats and the legacy media[/quote] I like that. Call them the "Legacy Media" instead of the Mainstream Media.......
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re: Quinnipiac Poll has troubling numbers in it for Trump - M. A. Ryland
[quote]This should be a warning sign for those wanting the trump agenda. He is starting to lose republicans. [/quote] Disagree completely. His numbers are down because he hasn't been successful enough in pursuing his agenda. I suspect the repub congress numbers are doing even worse since they ...
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re: Here is a list of animals in rank after humans for intelligence: - M. A. Ryland
if you google, you will find lots of folks have ordered lists of the most intelligent animals... and they are all different. Not everyone puts pigs above dolphins, many have elephants much higher, etc... ...
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re: Is Mary Poppins an OT 10? - M. A. Ryland
Julie Andrews was an OT 9. Audrey Hepburn was OT 12.3 (all time record)....
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re: Capitalism will fall without a universal basic income because... - M. A. Ryland
Everyone can do something of value. Even if it is just mowing my lawn and cooking my dinner....
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re: Bummiest of the Bum "wines" Boones vs Mad Dog vs. Thunderbird. - M. A. Ryland
yeah, you can't forget Night Train in this list!...
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re: Milton Friedman, or Paul Krugman? - M. A. Ryland
[quote]Friedman is partially responsible for the murder of at least 3,000 people during Pinochet's dirty war. Friedman's economic policy necessitate the murder and jailing of political opponents. Friedman's policies could only work when people's human rights are abused. If we went all Friedman in th...
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re: So, right now that Travel Ban - M. A. Ryland
[quote]but immigrant advocates charge that it illegally singles out Muslims.[/quote] hmmm. I thought the USSC just determined that it isn't illegal at all....
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re: SCOTUS rejects gun rights appeal - M. A. Ryland
[quote]It's weird that all of these "constitutionalists" on the poliboard ignore that the Constitution was created to limit the federal government and not the states. If we are looking at it historically you as an individual have no right to carry a firearm in a state that does not wish for you to d...
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re: Modern conveniences to come around in your lifetime - M. A. Ryland
[quote]Keyless entry on vehicles[/quote] Most people don't appreciate the most stupendously wonderful thing about locking/unlocking your car with a key-fob... It means never ever locking yourself out of the car. when you lock the car, by definition the keys are in your hand. used to be, pe...
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re: There is a new feature in the Beta version you should check out... - M. A. Ryland
in the new beta, I couldn't find how to get to the baseball schedule. had to leave beta and then I could find it easy enough....
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re: Camaro vs Challenger - M. A. Ryland
do yourself a favor and test drive a Mustang GT before you make a final decision....
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re: Trump isn't even talking about the Paris Accord - M. A. Ryland
Some of the other parties to the agreement think that there are binding obligations. There was a news story just today about leader of some country or other saying that it would take 4 years for us to exit. Of course we can exit at the presidents word since we entered at the presidents word. ...
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re: UN Chief warns Trump - M. A. Ryland
we shouldn't "leave" the paris treaty, because we never legally joined the treaty in the first place(it was never sent to the Senate for ratification which is constitutionally required for the US to adopt any treaty). Trump should submit the Paris climate treaty to the Senate for ratification, an...
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re: Breaking: Trump pulling out of Paris - M. A. Ryland
No no no. He shouldn't withdraw from the Paris treaty. He should submit the treaty to the Senate for ratification (Obama never bothered with that little step). Trump should inform the world that he is willing to sign the Paris treaty if the senate ratifies it. That would accomplish the same end ...
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re: Robert Mueller can demand Trump's tax returns - M. A. Ryland
yes, but if any hint of the contents was ever leaked, it would prove that the entire endeavor is just a bunch of political hackery....
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