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Ehhhhhh...not really. An accomplished grifter... 8,771 Views / 89 Replies  
Ehhhhhh...not really. An accomplished grifter like Trump excels more at telling their mark whatever they think the mark wants to hear, up to and including seeming to agree with the mark on every...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Today at 03:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think the gray square is a copy/paste artifact.... 327,612 Views / 1,177 Replies  
I think the gray square is a copy/paste artifact.
I’m confused by the ring of 19 stars. Mississippi is the 20th state.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 06:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This guy posted a couple of time-lapse vids... 89,467 Views / 390 Replies  
This guy posted a couple of time-lapse vids (https://mobile.twitter.com/weatherdak/status/1292944227685371905) of the storm rolling across the midwest. Pretty impressive.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 04:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You mean the woman who trounced Trump by almost... 8,771 Views / 89 Replies  
You mean the woman who trounced Trump by almost 2.9 million votes?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 08:12 AM, in Political/War Lounge
My wife’s office uses ADP for their payroll. For... 73,443 Views / 436 Replies  
My wife’s office uses ADP for their payroll. For whatever reason, only one person can be logged into the web portal at any given time.

Now, if you designed such a system, how would you handle an...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 11, 2020 at 07:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Happy Birthday, Woz 194 Views / 0 Replies  
Today is Steve Wozniak's birthday.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 11, 2020 at 12:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Looking at radar, this storm stretches from the... 89,467 Views / 390 Replies  
Looking at radar, this storm stretches from the UP down into Missouri. Damn. This is more like mid-April stuff.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 10, 2020 at 07:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here in Indy, we’re about 2 hours or so away from... 89,467 Views / 390 Replies  
Here in Indy, we’re about 2 hours or so away from getting hit by the same front that just plowed into Chicago. We have the same alerts here, except for the tornado and beach alerts. We don’t have...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 10, 2020 at 06:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Friday Night Massacre at USPS!... 868 Views / 15 Replies  
Friday Night Massacre at USPS! (https://billmoyers.com/story/friday-night-massacre-at-us-postal-service-as-postmaster-general-a-major-trump-donor-ousts-top-officials/) Trump's Postmaster General...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 10, 2020 at 12:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Georgia school that suspended student for posting... 31,957 Views / 648 Replies  
Georgia school that suspended student for posting video now has 9 confirmed C-19 cases....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 10, 2020 at 08:30 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm baffled how you seem to think people on the... 1,360 Views / 29 Replies  
I'm baffled how you seem to think people on the left are silent about income inequality. It's a pretty regular topic in the circles I run. It is, however, a far harder nut to crack, and, ultimately,...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 8, 2020 at 12:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Georgia student suspended for posting video of... 31,957 Views / 648 Replies  
Georgia student suspended for posting video of hallway crowded with maskless students...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 7, 2020 at 07:11 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Roger Penske announced today they will now run... 31,957 Views / 648 Replies  
Roger Penske announced today they will now run the Indy 500 with no fans in attendance. Tough decision, but probably the right one. Even at just 25% capacity, it was a disaster waiting to happen.
On...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 4, 2020 at 10:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think that's the plan. 424,178 Views / 2,544 Replies  
I think that's the plan.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 4, 2020 at 01:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Now the Census Bureau will be ending the count a... 424,178 Views / 2,544 Replies  
Now the Census Bureau will be ending the count a month early. (https://www.npr.org/2020/07/30/896656747/when-does-census-counting-end-bureau-sends-alarming-mixed-signals)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 4, 2020 at 10:11 AM, in Political/War Lounge
An American president publicly soliciting a... 668 Views / 16 Replies  
An American president publicly soliciting a bribe/payback. Utter insanity.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 4, 2020 at 10:09 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Nevada establishes vote-by-mail. Trump threatens... 868 Views / 15 Replies  
Nevada establishes vote-by-mail. Trump threatens to sue Nevada. (https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-nevada/trump-vows-to-sue-nevada-to-block-universal-mail-in-ballots-idUSKCN24Z2DV)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 4, 2020 at 09:54 AM, in Political/War Lounge
All because he's still butthurt over a bunch of... 668 Views / 16 Replies  
All because he's still butthurt over a bunch of kids dorking with his little rally.

Can a president unilaterally ban a discrete product? I've not heard any authoritative discussion about this.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 4, 2020 at 07:32 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Those would be the shadow people. Evil things. 1,465 Views / 9 Replies  
Those would be the shadow people. Evil things.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 3, 2020 at 07:35 PM, in Applications
Then, it's obviously ghosts. 1,465 Views / 9 Replies  
Then, it's obviously ghosts.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 3, 2020 at 03:32 PM, in Applications
How about You > Library > Mail > V2? Any .Me... 1,465 Views / 9 Replies  
How about You > Library > Mail > V2? Any .Me instances there?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 3, 2020 at 10:42 AM, in Applications
Tamales are their own category of heaven. 19,361 Views / 140 Replies  
Tamales are their own category of heaven.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 3, 2020 at 07:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Have you looked in Sys Prefs > Internet Accounts... 1,465 Views / 9 Replies  
Have you looked in Sys Prefs > Internet Accounts to see if a .Me account is listed?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 3, 2020 at 07:44 AM, in Applications
Our local post office has started running two... 816 Views / 18 Replies  
Our local post office has started running two trucks on our route. Assumedly, the second truck is delivering the mail that the first truck has to leave behind, as it comes through about 30-45 minutes...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Aug 2, 2020 at 08:26 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Ever had gnocchi? That’s a type of dumpling. 19,361 Views / 140 Replies  
Ever had gnocchi? That’s a type of dumpling.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 31, 2020 at 04:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The ginormous issue with all of that is there is... 816 Views / 18 Replies  
The ginormous issue with all of that is there is no actual enforcement mechanism that would spring into action to make it happen. And, it pretty much begins and ends with who, exactly, kicks Trump...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 31, 2020 at 06:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Who underrates dumplings? :confused: 19,361 Views / 140 Replies  
Who underrates dumplings? :confused:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 31, 2020 at 06:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m pretty sure the laws prohibiting him delaying... 816 Views / 18 Replies  
I’m pretty sure the laws prohibiting him delaying the election would also prohibit canceling it.

We held elections during the Civil War and WWII. I can’t fathom what reason he might concoct that...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 30, 2020 at 04:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Apparently not. I suppose he could try an EO, but... 424,178 Views / 2,544 Replies  
Apparently not. I suppose he could try an EO, but I'm pretty confident it would be quashed by the courts before the ink dries.

Of course, there's nothing that says he couldn't use an EO to dick...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 30, 2020 at 12:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I dunno. I think they definitely will hammer on... 816 Views / 18 Replies  
I dunno. I think they definitely will hammer on the death toll and/or his sheer incompetence handling the outbreak, simply because there's so much footage of Trump denying there's any problem or...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 30, 2020 at 11:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Herman Cain passed away from COVID today. 31,957 Views / 648 Replies  
Herman Cain passed away from COVID today.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 30, 2020 at 10:39 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Trump tweets suggestion of possible election... 424,178 Views / 2,544 Replies  
Trump tweets suggestion of possible election delay. (https://apnews.com/d203eaa406dc5e7362dfa9e33522195e) Cites (non-existent) mail fraud as reason.

It would, of course, require an act of...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 30, 2020 at 09:58 AM, in Political/War Lounge
States beginning to run out of doctors and nurses... 31,957 Views / 648 Replies  
States beginning to run out of doctors and nurses as C-19 surges. (https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/07/states-are-running-out-of-doctors-and-nurses-as-covid-19-surges/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 28, 2020 at 05:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
From the tweeter-in-chief... ... 424,178 Views / 2,544 Replies  
From the tweeter-in-chief...

https://i1.wp.com/media.boingboing.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Screen-Shot-2020-07-27-at-4.56.53-PM.png
• No such law exists. Never has.

...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 28, 2020 at 06:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I have a friend who works at the Indianapolis... 31,957 Views / 648 Replies  
I have a friend who works at the Indianapolis Children’s Museum. It’s an enormous place. They just recently re-opened with a very strict mask policy. No mask, no admission. If you take your mask off...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 26, 2020 at 04:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Racist couple wearing nazi swastika masks... 31,957 Views / 648 Replies  
Racist couple wearing nazi swastika masks shopping at Wal*Mart (https://twitter.com/davenewworld_2/status/1287143403625631746)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 26, 2020 at 08:55 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Jesus' disciples? 1,363 Views / 47 Replies  
Jesus' disciples?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 25, 2020 at 09:58 AM, in Political/War Lounge
"Temporary" is kind of a nebulous term. For a few... 868 Views / 15 Replies  
"Temporary" is kind of a nebulous term. For a few weeks? Until right after the election?
I also think it's sadly hilarious that running the USPS more like a business means providing worse service.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 25, 2020 at 09:08 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Nice Vote-by-Mail system y'got there. Hope nothing happens to it. 868 Views / 15 Replies  
Trump-backed Postmaster General Plans to Slow Mail Delivery (https://fortune.com/2020/07/24/usps-mail-delivery-postmaster-general-louis-dejoy-us-postal-service/)
Attempted murder of your post office...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 25, 2020 at 08:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Thing is, the US has been like the frog in the... 1,363 Views / 47 Replies  
Thing is, the US has been like the frog in the pot while the heat was slowly turned up. There have been clues that this crap was coming for the past 40+ years or so, if one was paying attention. You...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 24, 2020 at 01:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Intel buying ARM would help brighten its future.... 6,187 Views / 186 Replies  
Intel buying ARM would help brighten its future. Not sure if they're interested, though.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 24, 2020 at 12:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Until an opposing authority stops them, they have... 1,363 Views / 47 Replies  
Until an opposing authority stops them, they have whatever jurisdiction they claim.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 23, 2020 at 09:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My county sheriff has announced his department... 31,957 Views / 648 Replies  
My county sheriff has announced his department won’t enforce our (republican) governor’s recent statewide mask order. He says it isn’t a constitutional order.

Indy’s mayor has re-closed the bars...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 23, 2020 at 09:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It’s a very troubling precedent. 1,363 Views / 47 Replies  
It’s a very troubling precedent.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 23, 2020 at 06:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
South Texas hospital, overwhelmed by COVID-19,... 31,957 Views / 648 Replies  
South Texas hospital, overwhelmed by COVID-19, will base treatment on patients’ survival chances....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 23, 2020 at 06:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm pretty sure a Mac cannot be downgraded lower... 388 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm pretty sure a Mac cannot be downgraded lower than the OS version it shipped with. So, if your new Mac shipped with Mojave (10.14) you won't be able to put El Cap (10.11) on it.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 23, 2020 at 01:09 PM, in macOS
One could argue the southern states functionally... 424,178 Views / 2,544 Replies  
One could argue the southern states functionally treated them that way until relatively recently.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 23, 2020 at 10:17 AM, in Political/War Lounge
:thumbsup: 262,067 Views / 1,056 Replies  
:thumbsup:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 23, 2020 at 10:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This week in First-World Minor Irritants: The... 73,443 Views / 436 Replies  
This week in First-World Minor Irritants: The nighttime temps have been great for opening the windows and sleeping in fresh air. One hitch...Humidity is 95-100%. But, the temps are just low enough...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 23, 2020 at 07:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The Show Opens in Kansas City... 1,363 Views / 47 Replies  
The Show Opens in Kansas City (https://www.thedailybeast.com/ag-william-barr-announces-operation-legend-to-send-federal-troops-to-kansas-city-surprises-mayor)

Coming Soon to Albuquerque...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 23, 2020 at 07:42 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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