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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #27225 on: August 11, 2017, 11:10:22 PM »
I might be moving to El Paso, TX.

On purpose!?
El Paso is a nice little spot actually.
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« Reply #27226 on: August 12, 2017, 07:37:22 PM »
This need for some to cling to confederate participation trophies (statues, flags) is getting out of hand.

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« Reply #27227 on: August 12, 2017, 10:25:11 PM »
I might be moving to El Paso, TX.

On purpose!?
El Paso is a nice little spot actually.
Outside of Granbury, Texas is a cesspool.
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« Reply #27228 on: August 12, 2017, 11:27:15 PM »
This need for some to cling to confederate participation trophies (statues, flags) is getting out of hand.

 And erasing history, no matter how reprehensible is also getting out of hand.
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« Reply #27229 on: August 12, 2017, 11:36:23 PM »
This need for some to cling to confederate participation trophies (statues, flags) is getting out of hand.

 And erasing history, no matter how reprehensible is also getting out of hand.

Ooh complete role reversal for Gabriel here. ::)
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« Reply #27230 on: August 13, 2017, 12:02:37 AM »
http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2017/08/suspect_in_charlottesville_ral.html

On the bright side, Toledo has only been in the national news twice this past decade for white supremacist related incidents...the other two times the city made news wwas for undrinkable water.  Supposedly the algea content is high in Lake Erie right now and they're warning the water may get contaminated before the year is up...let's hope so, it's not good to have your last news item be "that city with the terrorist". 
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« Reply #27231 on: August 13, 2017, 12:11:30 AM »
Something being historical or part of a culture doesn't make it automatically proper for display in squares or in prominent public locations. Depictions of dropping nukes on cities and people whipping slaves are also 'historical' and even of cultural significance (insofar as they should be remembered and not whitewashed from history), but that doesn't mean they should be on public display to promote 'pride' in that culture or action, as opposed to being put in a museum with information about them.
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« Reply #27232 on: August 13, 2017, 12:24:11 AM »
Something being historical or part of a culture doesn't make it automatically proper for display in squares or in prominent public locations. Depictions of dropping nukes on cities and people whipping slaves are also 'historical' and even of cultural significance (insofar as they should be remembered and not whitewashed from history), but that doesn't mean they should be on public display to promote 'pride' in that culture or action, as opposed to being put in a museum with information about them.

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« Reply #27233 on: August 13, 2017, 12:31:39 AM »
This need for some to cling to confederate participation trophies (statues, flags) is getting out of hand.

 And erasing history, no matter how reprehensible is also getting out of hand.

Ooh complete role reversal for Gabriel here. ::)

 Meaning?
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« Reply #27234 on: August 13, 2017, 12:36:09 AM »
This need for some to cling to confederate participation trophies (statues, flags) is getting out of hand.

 And erasing history, no matter how reprehensible is also getting out of hand.

Ooh complete role reversal for Gabriel here. ::)

 Meaning?

Probably calling you a racist.
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« Reply #27235 on: August 13, 2017, 12:40:06 AM »
This need for some to cling to confederate participation trophies (statues, flags) is getting out of hand.

 And erasing history, no matter how reprehensible is also getting out of hand.

Ooh complete role reversal for Gabriel here. ::)

 Meaning?

Probably calling you a racist.

 I'll let him address his comment before I respond.  Don't want to put words in someone's mouth.
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« Reply #27236 on: August 13, 2017, 01:04:30 AM »
Something being historical or part of a culture doesn't make it automatically proper for display in squares or in prominent public locations. Depictions of dropping nukes on cities and people whipping slaves are also 'historical' and even of cultural significance (insofar as they should be remembered and not whitewashed from history), but that doesn't mean they should be on public display to promote 'pride' in that culture or action, as opposed to being put in a museum with information about them.

 If you don't get it, you don't get it.

Thank God, most people don't "get" inhuman cruelty.
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« Reply #27237 on: August 13, 2017, 01:06:34 AM »
Something being historical or part of a culture doesn't make it automatically proper for display in squares or in prominent public locations. Depictions of dropping nukes on cities and people whipping slaves are also 'historical' and even of cultural significance (insofar as they should be remembered and not whitewashed from history), but that doesn't mean they should be on public display to promote 'pride' in that culture or action, as opposed to being put in a museum with information about them.

 If you don't get it, you don't get it.

Thank God, most people don't "get" inhuman cruelty.

 What are you accusing me of, Porter?  I want you to explain your comments.  Maybe this is a misunderstanding between us.  Are you saying that I'm a racist?
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« Reply #27238 on: August 13, 2017, 06:06:59 PM »
Something being historical or part of a culture doesn't make it automatically proper for display in squares or in prominent public locations. Depictions of dropping nukes on cities and people whipping slaves are also 'historical' and even of cultural significance (insofar as they should be remembered and not whitewashed from history), but that doesn't mean they should be on public display to promote 'pride' in that culture or action, as opposed to being put in a museum with information about them.

 If you don't get it, you don't get it.

Thank God, most people don't "get" inhuman cruelty.

 What are you accusing me of, Porter?  I want you to explain your comments.  Maybe this is a misunderstanding between us.  Are you saying that I'm a racist?

I know you're not a racist brother. I may not share your affinity for Confederate history and culture, but I know that your love for the South has nothing to do with racism. We wouldn't be good friends if I thought otherwise.

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« Reply #27239 on: August 13, 2017, 09:00:14 PM »
This need for some to cling to confederate participation trophies (statues, flags) is getting out of hand.

+1

The place for such things is in a museum, not in public parks and the like.  They are no more appropriate for display by the state than Nazi propaganda is in modern Germany.  A regime founded upon the idea of white superiority and black inferiority and subservience - as the Confederacy most certainly was - should not be celebrated in any way by any modern government which claims to be egalitarian and inclusive.
I'm with the camp of 13 million Americans that believe politicians are, or are controlled by, Reptilians. I think only monks can solve this problem. It doesn't seem right that they prefer to ignore it.

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« Reply #27240 on: August 13, 2017, 09:54:51 PM »
Something being historical or part of a culture doesn't make it automatically proper for display in squares or in prominent public locations. Depictions of dropping nukes on cities and people whipping slaves are also 'historical' and even of cultural significance (insofar as they should be remembered and not whitewashed from history), but that doesn't mean they should be on public display to promote 'pride' in that culture or action, as opposed to being put in a museum with information about them.

 If you don't get it, you don't get it.

Thank God, most people don't "get" inhuman cruelty.

 What are you accusing me of, Porter?  I want you to explain your comments.  Maybe this is a misunderstanding between us.  Are you saying that I'm a racist?

I know you're not a racist brother.


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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #27241 on: August 14, 2017, 03:37:26 AM »
Meatloaf

I've never understood it. Never liked it. I don't eat beef anymore, but when I did I just wanted steak or hamburger (or hamburger steak.) Meatloaf always seemed like a waste of good meat. I never got the concept. Am I the only one?

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #27242 on: August 14, 2017, 07:27:15 AM »
Meatloaf

I've never understood it. Never liked it. I don't eat beef anymore, but when I did I just wanted steak or hamburger (or hamburger steak.) Meatloaf always seemed like a waste of good meat. I never got the concept. Am I the only one?

Selam

Depends on how it's done.  Diced mushrooms, onions, salt, pepper, chili powder, garlic powder, maybe some cumin and light on the tomato products...that's decent.  You can use ground pork or turkey.
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« Reply #27243 on: August 14, 2017, 07:44:39 AM »
Meatloaf

I've never understood it. Never liked it. I don't eat beef anymore, but when I did I just wanted steak or hamburger (or hamburger steak.) Meatloaf always seemed like a waste of good meat. I never got the concept. Am I the only one?

Selam

it's good comfort food,especially in the winter time.  What about Shepard's Pie or beef stew? To me these things each have their own space.
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« Reply #27244 on: August 14, 2017, 12:29:59 PM »
Meatloaf

I've never understood it. Never liked it. I don't eat beef anymore, but when I did I just wanted steak or hamburger (or hamburger steak.) Meatloaf always seemed like a waste of good meat. I never got the concept. Am I the only one?

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Depends on how it's done.  Diced mushrooms, onions, salt, pepper, chili powder, garlic powder, maybe some cumin and light on the tomato products...that's decent.  You can use ground pork or turkey.

No, no you can't. ;)
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« Reply #27245 on: August 15, 2017, 06:51:05 PM »
Mor's avatar and the text beneath it: "Pope Pius XIII, play for us!" never cease to make me laugh.
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« Reply #27246 on: August 15, 2017, 08:09:43 PM »
I don't really like this place anymore, so see ya!

I might check PMs, not sure.
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« Reply #27247 on: August 15, 2017, 08:12:33 PM »
I don't really like this place anymore, so see ya!

I might check PMs, not sure.

What the?  Where are you going?
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« Reply #27248 on: August 15, 2017, 09:24:24 PM »
I don't really like this place anymore, so see ya!

I might check PMs, not sure.

What the?  Where are you going?

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« Reply #27249 on: August 15, 2017, 10:18:29 PM »
I don't really like this place anymore, so see ya!

I might check PMs, not sure.
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« Reply #27250 on: August 15, 2017, 10:25:11 PM »
Who was (or is) the greatest comedian of the modern era?
I'm with the camp of 13 million Americans that believe politicians are, or are controlled by, Reptilians. I think only monks can solve this problem. It doesn't seem right that they prefer to ignore it.

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« Reply #27251 on: August 16, 2017, 02:32:17 AM »
I don't really like this place anymore, so see ya!

I might check PMs, not sure.

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« Reply #27252 on: August 16, 2017, 07:10:35 AM »
And the world keeps spinning.  :)
I'm with the camp of 13 million Americans that believe politicians are, or are controlled by, Reptilians. I think only monks can solve this problem. It doesn't seem right that they prefer to ignore it.

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« Reply #27253 on: August 16, 2017, 07:55:20 AM »
And the world keeps spinning.  :)

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« Reply #27254 on: August 16, 2017, 07:56:00 AM »
Who was (or is) the greatest comedian of the modern era?

I really love Bill Hicks, though I haven't seen many comedians good or bad to compare him with.
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« Reply #27255 on: August 16, 2017, 07:59:28 AM »
And the world keeps spinning.  :)

Life is a double-edged sword.

A stitch in time saves nine!
I'm with the camp of 13 million Americans that believe politicians are, or are controlled by, Reptilians. I think only monks can solve this problem. It doesn't seem right that they prefer to ignore it.

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« Reply #27256 on: August 16, 2017, 08:01:13 AM »
Who was (or is) the greatest comedian of the modern era?

I really love Bill Hicks, though I haven't seen many comedians good or bad to compare him with.

The guy who accused Denis Leary of stealing his material, right?

I love Rodney Dangerfield, Eddie Murphy, and Steve Martin.  Each brilliant in their own right.
I'm with the camp of 13 million Americans that believe politicians are, or are controlled by, Reptilians. I think only monks can solve this problem. It doesn't seem right that they prefer to ignore it.

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« Reply #27257 on: August 16, 2017, 08:09:19 AM »
And the world keeps spinning.  :)

Life is a double-edged sword.

A stitch in time saves nine!

 Ah forget it; wrong metaphor anyway (though still a good one).  I see the effect would have been lost regardless.
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« Reply #27258 on: August 16, 2017, 08:46:16 AM »
And the world keeps spinning.  :)

Life is a double-edged sword.

A stitch in time saves nine!

 Ah forget it; wrong metaphor anyway (though still a good one).  I see the effect would have been lost regardless.

I thought we were just spouting random maxims.  What were you up to?  ;D
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« Reply #27259 on: August 16, 2017, 08:46:31 AM »
Just who do you think that is there?
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« Reply #27260 on: August 16, 2017, 09:12:58 AM »
Who was (or is) the greatest comedian of the modern era?

I really love Bill Hicks, though I haven't seen many comedians good or bad to compare him with.

The guy who accused Denis Leary of stealing his material, right?

 I don't really know anything about that, but I find Bill Hicks infinitely funnier and smarter than Dennis Leary.


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« Reply #27261 on: August 16, 2017, 09:18:40 AM »
Who was (or is) the greatest comedian of the modern era?

I really love Bill Hicks, though I haven't seen many comedians good or bad to compare him with.

The guy who accused Denis Leary of stealing his material, right?

 I don't really know anything about that, but I find Bill Hicks infinitely funnier and smarter than Dennis Leary.

There was a whole big thing about it.  I remember reading about it when that unwatchable Carlos Mencia guy was outed as a big time joke stealer.  I forget what YouTube channel or blog it was on, but these comedians were posting definitive proof about how Mencia stole entire routines pretty much word for word from various comedians - not like a line here or there or whatever, but entire routines - and then someone brought up how Bill Hicks accused Denis Leary of doing the same thing when Leary dropped the No Cure for Cancer album in the 90s.  Bill Hicks was furious because apparently Leary had lifted entire bits from Hicks on the CD.  (Which was pretty bit at the time, as you might remember.)
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« Reply #27262 on: August 16, 2017, 09:22:08 AM »
Ugh, I forgot about Carlos Mencia. What garbage. The fact that he actually had to steal any of that is just depressing.

I got into Bill Hicks way after he died so I wasn't familiar with the controversies. I can believe it, though.
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« Reply #27263 on: August 16, 2017, 09:30:36 AM »
I'll have to look into Hicks then.  I'm kind of a comedy buff, and I could always use a good laugh.  And yeah, Mencia was terrible.
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« Reply #27264 on: August 16, 2017, 09:57:31 AM »
Who was (or is) the greatest comedian of the modern era?

I really love Bill Hicks, though I haven't seen many comedians good or bad to compare him with.

The guy who accused Denis Leary of stealing his material, right?

Louis C.K. made a similar claim, about (apparently) some of Leary's most famous work no less.

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« Reply #27265 on: August 16, 2017, 10:38:22 AM »
Who was (or is) the greatest comedian of the modern era?

I really love Bill Hicks, though I haven't seen many comedians good or bad to compare him with.

The guy who accused Denis Leary of stealing his material, right?

Louis C.K. made a similar claim, about (apparently) some of Leary's most famous work no less.

Wow.  Was he able to substantiate it like they were with Mencia?  They had tapes of Mencia doing other people's routines word for word.   George Lopez, Ari Shaffir, Bobby Lee.  Mostly guys he'd opened for at some point.
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« Reply #27266 on: August 16, 2017, 11:20:00 AM »
I don't think it was anything on tape, but here's a video (NSFW) in which he talks about it (starting at ~2:50).

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« Reply #27267 on: August 16, 2017, 11:40:02 AM »
Don't see how you could get much joy out of any of these guys. They seem just -- evil. There have to be better comedians out there.
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« Reply #27268 on: August 16, 2017, 11:49:42 AM »
I don't think it was anything on tape, but here's a video (NSFW) in which he talks about it (starting at ~2:50).

Thanks!

Don't see how you could get much joy out of any of these guys. They seem just -- evil. There have to be better comedians out there.

Who would you recommend?  One rule: no one hokey enough to play Branson.
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« Reply #27269 on: August 16, 2017, 12:03:11 PM »
I don't think it was anything on tape, but here's a video (NSFW) in which he talks about it (starting at ~2:50).

Thanks!

Don't see how you could get much joy out of any of these guys. They seem just -- evil. There have to be better comedians out there.

Who would you recommend?  One rule: no one hokey enough to play Branson.

I don't know as I don't follow comedians.
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