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  1. Thread: civics exam

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    Cheney didn't nail his friend on a public photo...

    Cheney didn't nail his friend on a public photo op in order to fool gun owners. Cheney has a sterling record on gun control - he doesn't play that crap.

    Timing? He has his finger inside of the...
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    Sounds interesting, George. Takes some nerve to...

    Sounds interesting, George. Takes some nerve to be sure.

    I've seen the inside of a glass furnace before. I did lab tech work. Fascinating. Fortunately I did little stone ID so I didn't work...
  3. Thread: Time to act.

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    Go here.... ...

    Go here....

    http://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/showthread.php?t=168718

    Some US businesses have an attitude problem. They're not hungry. They want the business "under the center of the bell...
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    *shrug* You ought to be more worried about...

    *shrug*

    You ought to be more worried about Maurice Strong than David Rockefeller, but since he's real big on "saving the planet" you probably like him, Steve.

    Among other things, Mr. Strong...
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    The WTO started in 1995. How do we explain plant...

    The WTO started in 1995. How do we explain plant closings before that time, especially in the late 1970s and early 1980s? GATT, maybe? Maybe a Class Struggle regime that began in Washington DC in...
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    Maybe that too, Jim. "The two, Sam Gejdenson...

    Maybe that too, Jim.

    "The two, Sam Gejdenson of Connecticut and Charles E. Schumer of New York, both Democrats, said at a news conference today that the cost of cold cereal had increased by 90...
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    Worked in both basic and applied R&D. 1. Talk...

    Worked in both basic and applied R&D.

    1. Talk to a competent attorney.
    2. Keep scrupulous notes. Have them witnessed by someone who can back your claim in court. Photographs and movies of...
  8. Thread: Toy shortage

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    As best as I can recall the ATF has pretty...

    As best as I can recall the ATF has pretty stringent guidelines on rocket propellant weights. Above a certain weight limit they start to lean towards "That's a destructive device" determination. If...
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    Not quite, Ries. If I were bitter I'd feel...

    Not quite, Ries. If I were bitter I'd feel entitled. I don't feel entitled. Nobody owed me a job. There is no sacred law that says America must be the "shining city on the hill". Every dog has...
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    It's called "Passion", born of having my dreams...

    It's called "Passion", born of having my dreams dashed, born of weathering five layoffs, born of watching this nation turn into a Third World Cesspool due to the best of intentions.

    We will be...
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    Steve, there is little the irritates me more than...

    Steve, there is little the irritates me more than someone who cruises for a bruising and then cries like a baby when they reach their destination.

    You are a "one trick pony". Every problem that...
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    No, Jim, they had "Presidents" rooting for them....

    No, Jim, they had "Presidents" rooting for them. Clinton too.

    You know, Jim, you went off about Enron because it angers you.

    I consider your politics, and the politicians who represent it, to...
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    ....because Enron had "connections" with both the...

    ....because Enron had "connections" with both the Republicans and Democrats. They donated brib... campaign contributions. Clinton got some and so did Bush.

    Your "answer" to this "problem" of...
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    Totally gutted? More hyperbole, more...

    Totally gutted? More hyperbole, more demagoguery.... pathetic. You need to put down the New York Times and turn off CNN. Don't listen to Limbaugh but for pete's sakes talk to people!

    What was...
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    Translation: they need to allow corporations to...

    Translation: they need to allow corporations to
    pollute with impunity.</font>[/QUOTE]Translation: Corporations cannot be trusted. They must be punished and beaten into servility for the greater...
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    Meanwhile for a campaign contribution Loral Space...

    Meanwhile for a campaign contribution Loral Space Systems was able to assist the Chinese in making their rocket systems more accurate. I'm sure when they field the Dong Feng 41 ICBM that they'll...
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    Gene doesn't view things through the lens of...

    Gene doesn't view things through the lens of class struggle. Gene doesn't like pomposity and conceit. Gene would rather have diversity of viewpoint and dilution of power.

    Jim thinks he knows...
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    The stuff has a definite alcohol odor. When I...

    The stuff has a definite alcohol odor. When I was little we used to use it for alcohol lamps. Burns hot too.

    I do know that gasoline vendors have to have "burst proof" tanks in Pennsylvania....
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    Be a lot easier for "baby" companies to grow big...

    Be a lot easier for "baby" companies to grow big and strong if they were not slammed with all sorts of regulations, arbitrary tort and irrational environmental laws.

    Naturally "old" companies sort...
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    What does this have to do with "Free Trade", Mr....

    What does this have to do with "Free Trade", Mr. Autarky?

    Gene
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    Do you realize, Jim, how arrogant you sound right...

    Do you realize, Jim, how arrogant you sound right now? Who descended from heaven to give you the power to tell people how to live?

    Over and over again you've proposed these Big Brother ideas. ...
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    Jim, jim, jim..... The Ponzi scheme is aka...

    Jim, jim, jim.....

    The Ponzi scheme is aka "the Airplane". Early investors get paid off by the later investors. Eventually the scheme collapses when the later investors run out of "down stream"...
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    Why does everyone assume that raw materials costs...

    Why does everyone assume that raw materials costs are the same here as in India or China? American aluminum has all sorts of regulations, taxes and so on associated with it.

    Perhaps in China...
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    Lots of things hold urban people back. Corrupt...

    Lots of things hold urban people back. Corrupt local governments. Permits. Licensing. Zoning. High Insurance fees. Law suits. Lack of Credit.

    A culture that puts an emphasis upon thug and gansta...
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    Oil has gone up, Jon, because of speculation in...

    Oil has gone up, Jon, because of speculation in the commodities markets, because of our asinine attempts to bully Iran into surrendering its uranium enrichment program and because Bush and the...
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