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    A happier anecdote... A friend I grew up...

    A happier anecdote...

    A friend I grew up with...his father a British soldier in WWII, liberated his mother, a young Polish internee, from Bergen Belsen. They were (mostly) happily married for...
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    When I got my vintage 1988 Gen2 G19 back from...

    When I got my vintage 1988 Gen2 G19 back from Glock, (a few years back), with a new frame and updated internals...it choked like nobody's business on a box of 115 gr FMJ Blazer (Brass). It was an...
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    I wouldn't know. I never lived in a private...

    I wouldn't know. I never lived in a private house. My parents never did. My wife never lived in one. And we bought our first home when I was 51.

    So, I'll have to take your word for it. Most of...
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    TGS There was no LEAP when I started, (nor...

    TGS

    There was no LEAP when I started, (nor AUO), since I had non-LEO position to start and I had to scratch and claw for a few years to get picked for an LE job, only after doing a 9 month...
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    I'm more familiar (personally) with the...

    I'm more familiar (personally) with the unemployment system than you know. I know how it works and what funds it. In various states.
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    I'm no expert Cory, I'm not trying to explain...

    I'm no expert Cory, I'm not trying to explain macro or microeconomics...it's beyond my lane by a wide swath. I was merely expressing my position vis-a-vis benefits vs. work, whether it is current...
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    Fine. They don't have to take a job they don't...

    Fine. They don't have to take a job they don't want...but the taxpayers shouldn't be paying for them to stay home and leverage the marketplace.

    You can look for another job while you're...
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    I'm not going to venture into the political realm...

    I'm not going to venture into the political realm in reply to the responses to my earlier post, but I will say that compared to many of the indigenous locals hereabouts, I'd much prefer to have a...
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    Well, now I guess I understand why they're...

    Well, now I guess I understand why they're letting so many cross the border without proper documentation...someone has to be willing to work.
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    I bet my life on...

    ...good timing

    https://i.imgur.com/aCcPPPe.gif?noredirect
  11. Chairman Joe's "Little Red Book"... ...

    Chairman Joe's "Little Red Book"...

    ...available at booksellers everywhere. Illustrations by Hunter Biden...First Minister of Art, Pornography and Graft.
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    This should make it feel more homey... Almost...

    This should make it feel more homey...

    Almost festivus
    That special time of the year
    When butts are hurting
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    http://www.fesfilms.com/img/groucho2.jpg

    http://www.fesfilms.com/img/groucho2.jpg
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    Maybe Neil Jung can write a song about it...

    Maybe Neil Jung can write a song about it...
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    https://youtu.be/L3YL83Qy778

    https://youtu.be/L3YL83Qy778
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    Isn't Orick a brand of vacuum? Embrace the...

    Isn't Orick a brand of vacuum?

    Embrace the suck.

    Oh...wait, that's Oreck.

    Never mind.
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    That's fantastic work!!! Tell him his...

    That's fantastic work!!!

    Tell him his surrogate "uncle" is extremely proud. :cool:
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    https://media3.giphy.com/media/SiGe0LNINZ9SLy86i2/...

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    I just laughed when I read that. That feeling...

    I just laughed when I read that. That feeling when you're new is priceless.

    I know I've told this before, but when I was a newly minted agent, my very first raid was led by a former NYPD...
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    Ironic. You succeeded by keeping the bad guys...

    Ironic.

    You succeeded by keeping the bad guys away (or otherwise dealt with).

    We succeeded by luring them into the trap (and jumping them from our "staked out" / secreted positions...whether...
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    It's a regular three ring circus around here...;)

    It's a regular three ring circus around here...;)
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    Worse yet, those guys wore loafers with no socks....

    Worse yet, those guys wore loafers with no socks.

    Oh, the humanity!!!

    (Thankfully, yours truly resisted this insidious trend.)
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    jlw I'll be happy to read the chronicle when...

    jlw

    I'll be happy to read the chronicle when the time is right. It reads like sound police work to me.

    And I agree, there's lots of stuff that doesn't make the news headlines...or even get...
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    I guess someone didn't skip leg day.

    I guess someone didn't skip leg day.
  25. Going from what you are reporting, (and only...

    Going from what you are reporting, (and only taking that side into account), if it were me, I'd cancel the order and get my money back one way or the other.

    It is not acceptable. If a mistake was...
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