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  1. No child truly left school hungry because of a...

    No child truly left school hungry because of a bad lunch. My mother packed me a frozen yogurt (fruit on the bottom kind) that sat in my locker for 4 hours defrosting before I took it to the...
  2. From one bitch to another.

    From one bitch to another.
  3. Of course. You and Norm stay firm in your...

    Of course. You and Norm stay firm in your commitment to refuse to discuss anything without snark and bad man Trump glow.
  4. Trolling for reasoned discussion?

    Trolling for reasoned discussion?
  5. I think it's a good thing to aim for nutritious...

    I think it's a good thing to aim for nutritious meals. I don't like the food waste (growing up, wasting food was considered one of the top 3 sins a child could commit). I also don't agree with the...
  6. I agree that it should be state based, rather...

    I agree that it should be state based, rather than federal. I had a conversation with a moderate Democrat this week about it. I do believe that there is more oversight at the local and state level...
  7. Yes, judgreshave to actually pay attention and do...

    Yes, judgreshave to actually pay attention and do their jobs. No doubt. I see it a lot. This goes both ways. They need to do their jobs when there are fraudulent claims as well as do their job...
  8. Bok is right. We won't get perfection. Thst...

    Bok is right. We won't get perfection. Thst doesnt mean we shouldn't try. It also doesn't mean we shouldn't continuously strive for perfection
  9. This is such a difficult issue. Yesterday I was...

    This is such a difficult issue. Yesterday I was in court on a matter where mom has filed numerous complaints against dad in her bid to keep him from seeing their children. She has alleged that he...
  10. I opened my 401k/profit sharing year end...

    I opened my 401k/profit sharing year end statement today. I smiled.
  11. Thread: Tweets

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    Fixed.

    Fixed.
  12. I'm not trying to argue with you regarding...

    I'm not trying to argue with you regarding whether or not transgendered people exist or are just, like leprechauns, these fantastical beings. I know how you feel about them. You've posted enough...
  13. Lots of women aren't enamored with the color pink...

    Lots of women aren't enamored with the color pink either. If there is a big enough market for transgendered women buying feminine products that it makes sense to redesign the packaging to appeal to...
  14. They certainly have the ability to make a lot of...

    They certainly have the ability to make a lot of money and it would be good for them to do so. I think Harry especially has a good heart. It would be nice if they were free to pursue their...
  15. I disagree that there is nothing racial about...

    I disagree that there is nothing racial about this. It is more than that, certainly, but a black Yankee from Hollywood stealing away the Ginger prince...its all kinds of wrong. Diana began the...
  16. Just because they have a proper accent doesn't...

    Just because they have a proper accent doesn't mean they are above the common rabble when it comes to things such as this.

    As for the hand wringing. Harry is now 5th in line to the...
  17. Terrible.

    Terrible.
  18. India sets 2012 gang rape convicts’ executions for Jan. 22

    India sets 2012 gang rape convicts’ executions for Jan. 22
    yesterday

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    Asha Devi, mother of the victim of...
  19. I've gone to a benefit for this organization and...

    I've gone to a benefit for this organization and know some of the local guys that help out with the fishing trips for the veterans. Really a great program and a wonderful thing. I know I always say...
  20. While the Military Bowl is played, it benefits a quiet veterans’ retreat on Maryland’s Eastern Shore

    While the Military Bowl is played, it benefits a quiet veterans’ retreat on Maryland’s Eastern Shore
    ...
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    Bring your fancy umbrella drinks! :)

    Bring your fancy umbrella drinks! :)
  22. What is the hypocrisy?

    What is the hypocrisy?
  23. You found the silver lining!

    You found the silver lining!
  24. The earth used to be flat. Black people used to...

    The earth used to be flat. Black people used to be a sub human class. Women that could swim used to be witches. Sometimes our understanding of science and biology and chemistry changes.
  25. I don't believe that we know all there is to know...

    I don't believe that we know all there is to know about gender and sex. As I said, I applaud your certainty in the matter.
  26. I understand. You are firmly of the belief that...

    I understand. You are firmly of the belief that the parts define you.
  27. Okay. So you don't want to acknowledge that...

    Okay. So you don't want to acknowledge that perhabs Bobby really is Bobbi. I get it. I just admire your certainty on all matters gay and transgender.
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    Happy belated Birthday, Scott!

    Happy belated Birthday, Scott!
  29. Don't buy any of the Christmas paper plates with...

    Don't buy any of the Christmas paper plates with gold running through the tartan plaid pattern...apparently that sparks in the micro as well.
  30. If you can't cure the mind of the delusion, why...

    If you can't cure the mind of the delusion, why not cure the body?
  31. Just wondering what your solution is after your...

    Just wondering what your solution is after your accusatory response upthread.
  32. How is it that you are so confident that this is...

    How is it that you are so confident that this is merely mental illness akin to anorexia nervosa, Munchauser by proxy, or a host of other mental disorders youve laid out here?
  33. Ok. That makes sense. What do you think the cure...

    Ok. That makes sense. What do you think the cure is?
  34. For those whose psychological state has never...

    For those whose psychological state has never matched with their physiological state, what is the solution?
  35. So do you advocate the wholesale ban of all guns...

    So do you advocate the wholesale ban of all guns in America?
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    I can't imagine losing my mom at such a young...

    I can't imagine losing my mom at such a young age. This young man really does seem to be handling all things well. I hope that continues.
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    A Letter To My Mom

    A Letter To My Mom
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    Jeff OkudahThe Ohio State Buckeyes

    Jan 1 2020


    Dear Mom,
  38. Not dispositive of what should happen here, but a...

    Not dispositive of what should happen here, but a reminder. I often get ill after eating out. I've wondered if it's a sensitivity to various germs that are being passed with the food. I've stopped...
  39. "Anti-gun activists mourn the low kill tally in...

    "Anti-gun activists mourn the low kill tally in Tx."
  40. That customer shouldn't be eating from the salad...

    That customer shouldn't be eating from the salad bar anyway/. This video is the best remember for all of us to stay clear. This guy just got filmed doing it./. It happens every day, I'm sure.
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    Yeah, that was my grandmother. Whenever I asked...

    Yeah, that was my grandmother. Whenever I asked her for a recipe, much of it was filled with "add enough until it's just so"; cook it until it looks right...etc. She was an amazing cook. Even 6...
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    Please do. I just went through some recipes that...

    Please do. I just went through some recipes that were from my mother and my grandmother. It was a wonderful little trip. But my grandmother's real recipes we don't have. I wish we did.
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    I know. My life right now doesn't afford me the...

    I know. My life right now doesn't afford me the time for anything complicated. Eating real food and smaller portions will do the trick. First step for me was restarting my running program. While...
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    You are right. I know that. Still looking for...

    You are right. I know that. Still looking for the magic diet! A friend of mine went on a diet a few years ago using acupressure beads. They are placed behind the ears and supposedly reset your...
  45. I feel sorry for him. He's obviously troubled. ...

    I feel sorry for him. He's obviously troubled. He also is blaming a lot of people for his situation.
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    While your reading stats are impressive...I...

    While your reading stats are impressive...I managed to achieve mine while also consuming 100's of hours of reality t.v. So there!
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    Good resolution, Hondo. I just got my email from...

    Good resolution, Hondo. I just got my email from audible saying I listened to 31 books this year. Not bad considering there was at least 2 months where I didn't listen to any and read instead.
    ...
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    Good for you! What kind of diet?

    Good for you! What kind of diet?
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    That's the difficult part for the survivors. ...

    That's the difficult part for the survivors.

    Last year I had to make some decisions that could have killed my sister. They were easy...her prognosis was such that without those actions which...
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    I didn't say they were good....they just weren't...

    I didn't say they were good....they just weren't as bad as they smelled! :cool:
  51. Okay, everyone, let's remember when Norm posts...

    Okay, everyone, let's remember when Norm posts something about Trump, let's make sure we figure out Norm's opinion about whatever it is he posts, and agree with other. Otherwise, it might look like...
  52. She is a woman, a Christian, and a conservative,...

    She is a woman, a Christian, and a conservative, after all.
  53. It's his attempt at reasonable discussion.

    It's his attempt at reasonable discussion.
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    I will say that chitlins don't taste as bad as...

    I will say that chitlins don't taste as bad as they smell.
  55. How is anyone going to the mat here? It's odd. ...

    How is anyone going to the mat here? It's odd. There is "discussion" involved. I remember knowing about Trump and knowing that he was incredibly rich. I also remember my father telling me that it...
  56. I remember knowing about Donald Trump when I was...

    I remember knowing about Donald Trump when I was 12 years old. He was quite well known.
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    Very nice. Had a houseful of the kids. Too many...

    Very nice. Had a houseful of the kids. Too many presents (next year I'm making a rule that everyone is only allowed to give me one present!). Got to visit with some friends as well. It was...
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    I was thinking of you yesterday and wondering if...

    I was thinking of you yesterday and wondering if you were working the holiday again. Enjoy the Christmas payday! :)
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    You never heard of pork rinds or crackling?

    You never heard of pork rinds or crackling?
  60. Thank God for Obama!!

    Thank God for Obama!!
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    Interesting. I wonder if it's a southern east...

    Interesting. I wonder if it's a southern east coast thing.
  62. Yes, I agree that the Asian Law Caucus group...

    Yes, I agree that the Asian Law Caucus group was/is wrong.
  63. Thread: Advent 2019

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    Tuesday, December 24 ...

    Tuesday, December 24





    REFLECTION

    Pope Francis Prays:
  64. Please, feel free to have a conversation without...

    Please, feel free to have a conversation without snark. Try it. Try having a conversation with "us" instead of just looking for opportunities to troll. It's tiresome. As for your "accusations"...
  65. The Asian Law Caucus has a $6m annual budget. ...

    The Asian Law Caucus has a $6m annual budget. It's one of the largest community action civil rights organization in the country. Do you have anything other than inaccurate snark in response to this...
  66. This is why California isn't taken seriously...

    This is why California isn't taken seriously anymore. The man is a murderer. He wasn't picked up for jaywalking or a small retail theft or personal use of marijuana. It's gang murder. And yet...
  67. Refugee paroled in Calif. murder case, detained by ICE

    Refugee paroled in Calif. murder case, detained by ICE By Don Thompson

    The Associated Press
    SACRAMENTO >> A Cambodian refugee who drew support from immigrant groups was released Monday from a...
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    It's funny, one of my grandmothers was half...

    It's funny, one of my grandmothers was half Czech, half Russian. She made the best holubky (stuffed cabbage rolls)....she put strips of bacon on top of them before putting in the oven to bake. My...
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    A friend of mine is of Czech descent. At his...

    A friend of mine is of Czech descent. At his graduation party a bunch of his old uncles were working the barbecue. They had a pork roast on there and put a thick piece of bread under it to catch...
  70. Child prodigies: How geniuses navigate the uncertain journey to adulthood

    Child prodigies: How geniuses navigate the uncertain journey to adulthood By Joshua Nevett BBC News

    ...
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    I saw it. I never had a desire to sew the...

    I saw it. I never had a desire to sew the Broadway show. My sister in law and niece happened ti be going and I was 5 minutes away, so I wwnt. The lead character was a beautuful dancer.
  72. I agree with you. I have gotten that drunk, but...

    I agree with you. I have gotten that drunk, but not in a couple of decades. I now like one or two drinks a couple of times a year. I dont like to be around drubks and have no problem being around non...
  73. Its a difficult legal question for me. I do think...

    Its a difficult legal question for me. I do think someone can be drunk to the point that they are incapacitated and therefore incapable of giving consent. That is rape. Proving it is another matter....
  74. I agree with you on the stockings. My sister...

    I agree with you on the stockings. My sister always did them and then I joined in so now the kids get 2. They're fun. Mostly practical stuff, but also some candy. I like seeing a fireplace with lots...
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    Video of the guy here. ...

    Video of the guy here.

    15 years is excessive, Imo. However, he apparently is a repeat offender. More importantly, I think he's a little cray cray.
  76. Homophobic??? Sure, go ahead, make your case for...

    Homophobic??? Sure, go ahead, make your case for that.
  77. I've never tried to isolate anyone. I'd tell you...

    I've never tried to isolate anyone. I'd tell you to show some self-awareness, but I know that you know exactly what you're doing. So does Norm.
  78. . Odd statement. I think if you look at my posts...

    . Odd statement. I think if you look at my posts and your posts over the past 6 months you'd find that my posting on political matters is pretty anemic.


    You don't interfere in my fun at all. I...
  79. That's an odd question since I rarely jump as you...

    That's an odd question since I rarely jump as you do to defend his honor.
  80. Is Norm your girlfriend? You're awfully...

    Is Norm your girlfriend? You're awfully protective.
  81. You're right. The stock market hasn't done...

    You're right. The stock market hasn't done anything note worthy lately. Only a year ago when Norm was wondering what "we folks" thought about it.
  82. Not weird and not accurate. Norm was very...

    Not weird and not accurate. Norm was very interested in the Dow at one time. And now he's not. Now, that's weird. Perhaps he doesn't have any investments. I don't know. Perhaps he's one of those...
  83. It wasn't a slight against Trump. It was a...

    It wasn't a slight against Trump. It was a slight against the decade long trajectory...so that was a slight against Obama! Geez, please try to remember what Norm has been saying about the stock...
  84. https://digiday.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/piv...

    https://digiday.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/pivotsahead.jpg
  85. When the Dow was going down, was that a...

    When the Dow was going down, was that a referendum on the POTUS, or just part of the decade long trajectory and to be expected?
  86. Thread: Advent 2019

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    Thursday, December 19 REFLECTION...

    Thursday, December 19



    REFLECTION

    Fr. Patrick: Hi Yuliya and Daniela. Thanks for participating in our Advent Devotional. I know you are both from Bulgaria and grew up in the...
  87. Odd that Norm doesn't seem interested in the Dow...

    Odd that Norm doesn't seem interested in the Dow Jones Index anymore? He doesn't like the good news?
  88. Thread: DWTS 2019

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    Hoot has a wonderful voice, but he's a little...

    Hoot has a wonderful voice, but he's a little boring. Ricky is fun.
  89. Thread: DWTS 2019

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    Yes. He got cut right before the semi-finals. ...

    Yes. He got cut right before the semi-finals. Not a bad finish at all! :)
  90. Thread: Advent 2019

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    Wednesday, December 18 REFLECTION One...

    Wednesday, December 18
    REFLECTION

    One of the many blessings that I've received in my life is the gift of grandchildren. I have four of them and they range in age from just a few months old...
  91. Thread: DWTS 2019

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    I am watching...but you confused me!! I think...

    I am watching...but you confused me!!

    I think it's Katie, but it should be Ricky. Katie is just such a powerhouse...but she gets a little boring as she's all power.
  92. I have met one. I didn't know he was one. I...

    I have met one. I didn't know he was one. I knew he was racist (as opposed to being "a racist") insofar as he said some things that were racist, but it wasn't anything along the lines of wanting to...
  93. Thread: DWTS 2019

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    ??? The Voice?

    ??? The Voice?
  94. So you believe the cadets were in fact flashing a...

    So you believe the cadets were in fact flashing a white supremacy signal?
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    Good pivot.

    Good pivot.
  96. It wasn't played in my high school, but was in...

    It wasn't played in my high school, but was in college. Since we're at opposite sides of the country, and this was pre-internet times, I find it interesting that it was a "thing" in both places and...
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    Sure you didn't.

    Sure you didn't.
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    It wasn't a "try". But nice try.

    It wasn't a "try". But nice try.
  99. What was most interesting to me about this story...

    What was most interesting to me about this story was that the "game" was a national one. I always thought it was just my college guy friends. It used to shock, appall and amuse me that they would...
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    Thank you, Norm. Now maybe Lanie can answer for...

    Thank you, Norm. Now maybe Lanie can answer for herself. She's capable, you know, despite being a woman and all.
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