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“If we don’t make a deal, that means they don’t... 975 Views / 32 Replies  
“If we don’t make a deal, that means they don’t get the money,”

Translation: Take what I’m offering or you get nothing.

“That means they can’t have universal mail-in voting; they just can’t...
Posted by subego, on Today at 10:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Every article I’ve seen claims it’s the latter.... 975 Views / 32 Replies  
Every article I’ve seen claims it’s the latter. The planned decreases didn’t happen as scheduled.

Why would blue boxes be in a communication about sorting machines?
Posted by subego, on Today at 09:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
https://www.21cpw.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/U... 975 Views / 32 Replies  
https://www.21cpw.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/USPS-Equipment-Reduction-Plan_5-15-2020.pdf
Posted by subego, on Today at 09:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Did a little digging, and it turns out this was... 975 Views / 32 Replies  
Did a little digging, and it turns out this was planned months ago, when Brennan was still the Postmaster General.

For the record, she was appointed by Obama.
Posted by subego, on Today at 02:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Excluded middle. 975 Views / 32 Replies  
Excluded middle.
Posted by subego, on Today at 12:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
There are 264 distribution facilities. Vice... 975 Views / 32 Replies  
There are 264 distribution facilities.

Vice was able to find 5 which are removing machines.

At best, this is a woefully incomplete investigation on Vice’s part.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 11:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This is the most important difference between... 8,833 Views / 96 Replies  
This is the most important difference between Republicans and Democrats. Republicans are team players.

As the saying goes, Democrats fall in love, Republicans fall in line.

That saying is...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 06:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think it can be learned through conditioning.... 8,833 Views / 96 Replies  
I think it can be learned through conditioning. Not much mental awareness needed.

I don’t object to the distinction being drawn between oratory and salesmanship, but in terms of getting people to...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 06:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Has one stuck out to you as a favorite? 6,824 Views / 39 Replies  
Has one stuck out to you as a favorite?
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 01:12 PM, in Gaming
The last two Democratic presidents are two of the... 8,833 Views / 96 Replies  
The last two Democratic presidents are two of the greatest living orators, while Hillary was embarrassingly weak on that front, and Biden has tanked multiple times from putting his foot in his mouth....
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 12:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No candidate was as rhetorically gifted as... 8,833 Views / 96 Replies  
No candidate was as rhetorically gifted as Franken, or as funny. Most importantly, he would have provided excitement, which is what drives people to the actual polls.

Voters driven to actual...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 11:02 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I had forgotten, but a friend reminded me...... 8,833 Views / 96 Replies  
I had forgotten, but a friend reminded me... wasn’t Harris the middle tine of that pitchfork?

Further, wasn’t part of the strategy to have ammo against Roy Moore, who ended up losing?
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 06:32 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Missing Paper Mario is one of my big gaming... 192 Views / 3 Replies  
Missing Paper Mario is one of my big gaming regrets. I actually have it (in storage :() but never had an opening big enough to play.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 06:24 AM, in Gaming
Aw, shit... don’t talk smack about DD when there... 15,526 Views / 140 Replies  
Aw, shit... don’t talk smack about DD when there are New Englanders around.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 06:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Trump will likely beat Biden in my estimation.... 8,833 Views / 96 Replies  
Trump will likely beat Biden in my estimation. Were Franken still in play, he would have ran, and likely beaten Trump.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 06:17 AM, in Political/War Lounge
If the choices are standards which would have... 8,833 Views / 96 Replies  
If the choices are standards which would have kept Franken in play versus four more years of Trump, I pick Franken.
Posted by subego, on Aug 12, 2020 at 08:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m only an amateur vexillologist, but I feel the... 328,250 Views / 1,177 Replies  
I’m only an amateur vexillologist, but I feel the leg outside the ring of stars and the off-center grey square are big no-nos.
Posted by subego, on Aug 12, 2020 at 04:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Which will be horrible for Biden, who will get... 8,833 Views / 96 Replies  
Which will be horrible for Biden, who will get shanked by his own party like Al Franken did.
Posted by subego, on Aug 12, 2020 at 12:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Excellent! :) Donkey Konga was the best. ... 192 Views / 3 Replies  
Excellent! :)

Donkey Konga was the best.

Twilight Princess gets two thumbs down.
Posted by subego, on Aug 12, 2020 at 12:06 PM, in Gaming
One of the reasons I think Trump “succeeds” is... 8,833 Views / 96 Replies  
One of the reasons I think Trump “succeeds” is he’s not being held to normal political standards. I’ve lost count of how many times he’s done something which would get any normal politician ridden...
Posted by subego, on Aug 12, 2020 at 11:26 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I kinda like Joe to be honest, and have for... 8,833 Views / 96 Replies  
I kinda like Joe to be honest, and have for awhile, but he says really stupid shit.
Posted by subego, on Aug 12, 2020 at 10:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It’s like the storm thought maybe there’s some... 89,611 Views / 390 Replies  
It’s like the storm thought maybe there’s some tuna inside.
Posted by subego, on Aug 12, 2020 at 08:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don’t take much solace in her winning two... 8,833 Views / 96 Replies  
I don’t take much solace in her winning two percentage points over a Cheeto.
Posted by subego, on Aug 12, 2020 at 08:35 AM, in Political/War Lounge
IIRC, my friend with the Keurig’s favorite pod is... 15,526 Views / 140 Replies  
IIRC, my friend with the Keurig’s favorite pod is Dunkin’.
Posted by subego, on Aug 12, 2020 at 07:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
In the bad developer department, how’s about... 73,687 Views / 436 Replies  
In the bad developer department, how’s about Safari not playing 4K off of YouTube?

It’s finally getting fixed in Big Sur, but it shouldn’t have taken years.
Posted by subego, on Aug 12, 2020 at 07:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This is the thought process which gave us... 8,833 Views / 96 Replies  
This is the thought process which gave us Hillary.

I remember my dad saying basically the exact same thing four years ago.
Posted by subego, on Aug 12, 2020 at 07:36 AM, in Political/War Lounge
https://imgur.com/MOpMrsR.jpg 8,833 Views / 96 Replies  
https://imgur.com/MOpMrsR.jpg
Posted by subego, on Aug 12, 2020 at 07:29 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I’ve gone 50 years not drinking coffee, so I’m... 15,526 Views / 140 Replies  
I’ve gone 50 years not drinking coffee, so I’m making up for lost time. :)

I also blame ham sandwich for getting me hooked on the Ethiopian.
Posted by subego, on Aug 11, 2020 at 08:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don’t have trouble believing this (I haven’t... 15,526 Views / 140 Replies  
I don’t have trouble believing this (I haven’t tried either) but I also think I don’t want espresso.

I want a giant pot of coffee I nurse for four hours. :)

I’ll definitely pass the...
Posted by subego, on Aug 11, 2020 at 05:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Good luck! Lots of downed branches. It sounded... 89,611 Views / 390 Replies  
Good luck! Lots of downed branches. It sounded pretty horrible. Power barely stayed on. Friends a few blocks over are dark.
Posted by subego, on Aug 10, 2020 at 06:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://imgur.com/MStlkgC.jpg One of these... 89,611 Views / 390 Replies  
https://imgur.com/MStlkgC.jpg

One of these things is not like the others...
Posted by subego, on Aug 10, 2020 at 05:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here’s the WaPo article, which seems to be the... 975 Views / 32 Replies  
Here’s the WaPo article, which seems to be the basis of the article above.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/08/07/postal-service-investigation-dejoy/

Here are three quotes.
...
Posted by subego, on Aug 10, 2020 at 01:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Womp womp. 32,252 Views / 648 Replies  
Womp womp.
Posted by subego, on Aug 10, 2020 at 08:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Wracked? Friend of mine has a Keurig and... 15,526 Views / 140 Replies  
Wracked?

Friend of mine has a Keurig and loves it. I’m resistant to the idea not because of snobbishness, but because I usually slam a whole pot.

I fully admit however, even the effort required...
Posted by subego, on Aug 10, 2020 at 08:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I guess the dreams happen if you sleep in a bed.... 3,651 Views / 104 Replies  
I guess the dreams happen if you sleep in a bed. Not sure about the fireworks.
Posted by subego, on Aug 10, 2020 at 07:35 AM, in Gaming
I know I said I’m not playing games right now,... 6,824 Views / 39 Replies  
I know I said I’m not playing games right now, but during these long stretches in the desert I tide myself over by imagining playing games. :)

I tend to really dislike fighting games, but I know...
Posted by subego, on Aug 9, 2020 at 05:46 PM, in Gaming
Finally got more Ethiopian in season. I’ve had to... 15,526 Views / 140 Replies  
Finally got more Ethiopian in season. I’ve had to settle for it being cut with Peruvian since, like, March.

This time it’s “Metad Buku washed”. I like it, but it’s very light. I’ll try the...
Posted by subego, on Aug 9, 2020 at 01:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We now return with another in our series of Great... 3,651 Views / 104 Replies  
We now return with another in our series of Great Moments in Self-Destructive Behavior.

Episode 8, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

Was my ex more pissed at me for being emotionally unavailable,...
Posted by subego, on Aug 9, 2020 at 11:17 AM, in Gaming
Unfortunately, yes. It’s pretty much always that... 3,651 Views / 104 Replies  
Unfortunately, yes. It’s pretty much always that way. It took a plague to give me this kind of opening in the first place.

Fundamentally, the problem is I’m waaaaaay too addicted to video games,...
Posted by subego, on Aug 9, 2020 at 10:05 AM, in Gaming
The Arbiter of Truth™, also known as Google, has... 32,252 Views / 648 Replies  
The Arbiter of Truth™, also known as Google, has WHO saying 1 meter.

Someone at MIT says droplets travel 8 meters.

My personal guess is the useful distance changes with exposure time. For a...
Posted by subego, on Aug 9, 2020 at 08:33 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I understood the issue to be CEOs make most of... 1,399 Views / 30 Replies  
I understood the issue to be CEOs make most of their money from stocks. Short-term growth inflates stock value so CEOs are incentivized to make that the priority.

While raising wages can spur...
Posted by subego, on Aug 9, 2020 at 08:05 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Which income disparity do you want to tackle... 1,399 Views / 30 Replies  
Which income disparity do you want to tackle first... the one with our Chinese slaves, or the Mexican ones?
Posted by subego, on Aug 8, 2020 at 12:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Do you want a lawsuit? Because this is how you... 32,252 Views / 648 Replies  
Do you want a lawsuit? Because this is how you get a lawsuit.
Posted by subego, on Aug 7, 2020 at 07:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I think selling solutions for unwanted visitors... 3,035 Views / 22 Replies  
I think selling solutions for unwanted visitors with unwanted visits is genius.
Posted by subego, on Aug 6, 2020 at 03:33 PM, in Gaming
I’d say floppy hickory, but I really should do a... 19,479 Views / 140 Replies  
I’d say floppy hickory, but I really should do a flight.
Posted by subego, on Aug 6, 2020 at 03:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How true this is depends on how inclusive we make... 1,399 Views / 30 Replies  
How true this is depends on how inclusive we make the definition of transgender women. The more inclusive it becomes, the less true the statement. The statement is least true when the definition is...
Posted by subego, on Aug 6, 2020 at 03:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don’t claim to have the answer to the bathroom... 1,399 Views / 30 Replies  
I don’t claim to have the answer to the bathroom question, but I think women being uncomfortable with men in their bathroom isn’t that out there.
Posted by subego, on Aug 5, 2020 at 10:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The right values maintaining the current... 1,399 Views / 30 Replies  
The right values maintaining the current structures of authority more than being compassionate towards the protesters, especially those with the explicit aim of dismantling those authority...
Posted by subego, on Aug 5, 2020 at 09:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
They’re still sending them. IIUC, they’re active... 425,172 Views / 2,544 Replies  
They’re still sending them. IIUC, they’re active right now. The question is whether the last month gets chopped off. Also, protocol is to estimate undercounting and add it to the totals.

Not...
Posted by subego, on Aug 4, 2020 at 02:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Bacon with A1 sauce. 19,479 Views / 140 Replies  
Bacon with A1 sauce.
Posted by subego, on Aug 4, 2020 at 08:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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