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    Cool! Iíve built a simple stitch & glue canoe,...

    Cool! Iíve built a simple stitch & glue canoe, and the design review is one of my favorite features in WoodenBoat. Looking forward to this.
  2. Agree. I think a lot of the frustration is that...

    Agree. I think a lot of the frustration is that if you're poor, it's often really hard to get good mental health care, but it's relatively easy to have folks show up with guns. And they're asking...
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    A dive into the recovery data: 62321 62322...

    A dive into the recovery data:

    62321

    62322

    First, the good news. With government assistance and a societal adjustment to how to live in a pandemic world, consumer spending has bounced back...
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    Exactly. Equating the results of any poll to...

    Exactly. Equating the results of any poll to "what the public thinks" is unwise.
  5. It depends how you see the problem. 1) "This...

    It depends how you see the problem.

    1) "This guy is a threat. Someone needs to stop him as soon as possible."

    2) "This guy needs help. Someone needs to disarm and control him so we can help...
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    That line of argument can cut both ways....... ...

    That line of argument can cut both ways.......

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    The latest NBC News-Wall Street Journal survey finds that 89 percent of Americans favor expanded background checks for gun purchasers; 76...
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    It ó and the other Strauss waltzes ó donít feel...

    It ó and the other Strauss waltzes ó donít feel schmaltzy when youíre dancing to them. :)

    It was also used to great effect in ď2001Ē. I couldnít find a good clip of the whole docking sequence,...
  8. https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/nar...

    https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/narcissistic-personality-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20366662
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    I have personal experience with...

    I have personal experience with fifty-plus-year-old eyes. ;-). Thatís what I needed to know. Thank you.
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    Ruger Wrangler experience?

    Has anyone put enough rounds through a Wrangler to offer an opinion? Thinking about adding one to the stable for low-volume range/plinking/new shooter use.
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    In NH the voter registration checklist for each...

    In NH the voter registration checklist for each town is available to anyone on request. No need for secret databases.

    Thatís one of the reasons a lot of folks, myself included, keep our status as...
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    Try to think of a first date as having one...

    Try to think of a first date as having one purpose: to find out if you want a second date. If you walk away from a first date thinking "nope", that was a successful date.

    Be wary when you find...
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    Good news on improved treatment lowering fatality...

    Good news on improved treatment lowering fatality rates in the US:

    https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/10/20/925441975/studies-point-to-big-drop-in-covid-19-death-rates

    Two new...
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    Wolves have more sense than to line up one by one...

    Wolves have more sense than to line up one by one like students in a movie karate school. A bear in full berserker mode could do a lot of damage. Looked like this time there was more posturing than...
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    Cowardly assholes. Iím in NH too. And people...

    Cowardly assholes.

    Iím in NH too. And people think rural life is dull.....

    But do they really have a database, or are they just using a spreadsheet?

    Under NH law, deadly force is justified...
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    A small step in changing the default 911...

    A small step in changing the default 911 response:

    https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/10/19/925447354/new-law-creates-988-hotline-for-mental-health-emergencies

    President Trump has...
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    I'm sure there will still be a lot of that even...

    I'm sure there will still be a lot of that even if this program works.

    Nobody's claiming that this type of program eliminates every need for a police response. If a police response is not the...
  18. Thread: Hunter's emails

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    Joe should be well aware that the president and...

    Joe should be well aware that the president and VP get mandatory IRS audits. If he was taking that kind of money he's brazen, stupid, or has world-class money handlers. If the latter, then he's not...
  19. Thread: Hunter's emails

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    I haven't been following this closely. From what...

    I haven't been following this closely. From what I've read, the Biden campaign has stated that Joe may have met with people from the firm paying Hunter, in a meeting that Hunter arranged.

    Is...
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    By state: 62034 By county: 62035

    By state:

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    By county:

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    https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/18/media/new-york-post...

    https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/18/media/new-york-post-hunter-biden-reliable/index.html
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    Iíve got a relative whoís done mental health...

    Iíve got a relative whoís done mental health work. Sheís a strong believer in patientís rights, but as she put it, ďThere are people we donít know how to help. Sometimes the best thing we can do is...
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    Speaking of drain issues, I recently put in a...

    Speaking of drain issues, I recently put in a couple of ShowerShrooms and have been impressed with how much hair they collect.
    https://www.tubshroom.com/
    Expensive for what they are, but my last...
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    Exactly. If they can get folks with street...

    Exactly. If they can get folks with street experience who have no illusions about what theyíre walking into, the program could do some good. If they get naive, optimistic interns itíll be a...
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    And the late great Boris Karloff.

    And the late great Boris Karloff.
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