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Our local post office has started running two... 485 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 Yesterday at 08:26 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Ever had gnocchi? That’s a type of dumpling. 18,301 Views / 135 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... 485 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: 18,301 Views / 135 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... 485 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... 410,388 Views / 2,538 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... 485 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. 26,501 Views / 634 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... 410,388 Views / 2,538 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... 26,501 Views / 634 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... ... 410,388 Views / 2,538 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.

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Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 28, 2020 at 06:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I have a friend who works at the Indianapolis... 26,501 Views / 634 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... 26,501 Views / 634 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? 1,004 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... 634 Views / 11 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. 634 Views / 11 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... 1,004 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.... 4,438 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... 1,004 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... 26,501 Views / 634 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. 1,004 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,... 26,501 Views / 634 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... 254 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... 410,388 Views / 2,538 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: 256,201 Views / 1,055 Replies  
:thumbsup:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 23, 2020 at 10:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This week in First-World Minor Irritants: The... 70,950 Views / 433 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... 1,004 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
Trump issues memo instructing Commerce Dept. to... 410,388 Views / 2,538 Replies  
Trump issues memo instructing Commerce Dept. to exclude undocumented immigrants from census numbers....
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 22, 2020 at 07:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Trump threatens to take his Portland show on the... 1,004 Views / 47 Replies  
Trump threatens to take his Portland show on the road. (https://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-race-protests-portland/trump-to-send-federal-forces-to-more-democrat-cities-idUSKCN24L1I1) But, only...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 21, 2020 at 08:00 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Feds invade Portland 1,004 Views / 47 Replies  
Shit has hit the fan in Oregon.

Federal Law Enforcement Use Unmarked Vehicles To Grab Protesters Off Portland Streets...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 17, 2020 at 04:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
https://cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/20070313482... 26,501 Views / 634 Replies  
https://cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200703134828-vintage-store-viral-mask-sign-exlarge-169.jpg
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 17, 2020 at 07:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
No hospitals are refusing to submit data. They... 26,501 Views / 634 Replies  
No hospitals are refusing to submit data. They are being strongarmed to no longer submit to the CDC and submit their data directly to HHH.

The only way hospitals can opt-out of submitting their...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 17, 2020 at 07:39 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Who would prosecute? Bill Barr? :lol: 26,501 Views / 634 Replies  
Who would prosecute? Bill Barr? :lol:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 16, 2020 at 10:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The CDC maintained an online dashboard where all... 26,501 Views / 634 Replies  
The CDC maintained an online dashboard where all the data they collected was made public for all to see, examine, research, etc. As of this morning, that service has gone dark. HHH has nothing set-up...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 16, 2020 at 10:26 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So, the administration released new guidance... 26,501 Views / 634 Replies  
So, the administration released new guidance today, ordering hospitals to no longer report COVID-19 data to the CDC. They are to, instead, report data to Health and Human Services (HHS)

I guess,...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 15, 2020 at 06:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
A little fresh squeezed lime juice over ice is... 18,301 Views / 135 Replies  
A little fresh squeezed lime juice over ice is very refreshing. Doubly so if you already have gin and tonic water in the glass.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 14, 2020 at 05:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek: Fuel line detached? 70,950 Views / 433 Replies  
:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:
Fuel line detached?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 14, 2020 at 11:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Good lord. 52,888 Views / 383 Replies  
Good lord.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 10, 2020 at 03:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think, technically, they subpoenaed the... 46,660 Views / 326 Replies  
I think, technically, they subpoenaed the accountants who prepped the returns, and Trump sued to block the move. I don't think he actually has a say in the matter.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 9, 2020 at 11:04 AM, in Political/War Lounge
SCOTUS has ruled Trump must turn over his tax... 46,660 Views / 326 Replies  
SCOTUS has ruled Trump must turn over his tax returns to the SDNY.
A 7-2 decision. Not even close. Roberts wrote the majority opinion.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 9, 2020 at 10:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I saw an odd statement from Adobe a month or so... 710 Views / 8 Replies  
I saw an odd statement from Adobe a month or so back that seemed to say that everyone’s Flash player is somehow going to be bricked. Is that right?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 6, 2020 at 01:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Fusion is a beautiful thing. 764 Views / 5 Replies  
Fusion is a beautiful thing.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 5, 2020 at 08:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
New Mac Ransomware Discovered 710 Views / 8 Replies  
Researchers have uncovered a new Mac-targeted ransomware. (https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/07/new-mac-ransomware-is-even-more-sinister-than-it-appears/) It also targets passwords,...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 5, 2020 at 04:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hang in there. 2014 looks like it was a helluva... 764 Views / 5 Replies  
Hang in there. 2014 looks like it was a helluva year.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 3, 2020 at 04:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
NASA Releases10-Year Timelapse Video of the Sun 764 Views / 5 Replies  
As of June 2020, NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory — SDO — has now been watching the Sun non-stop for over a full decade. From its orbit in space around the Earth, SDO has gathered 425 million...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 3, 2020 at 06:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
:thumbsup: 18,301 Views / 135 Replies  
:thumbsup:
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 3, 2020 at 05:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Can anyone tell me why the court agreed to hear... 46,660 Views / 326 Replies  
Can anyone tell me why the court agreed to hear the Louisiana case in the first place? As I understand it, the law was, for all intents, identical to the Texas law which the court had already struck...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 2, 2020 at 12:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Developers leak benchmarks from Mac Transition... 4,438 Views / 186 Replies  
Developers leak benchmarks from Mac Transition Kit (https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2020/06/developers-leak-benchmarks-from-the-apple-silicon-mac-transition-kit/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jul 2, 2020 at 05:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, well, apparent conflicts with biblical... 46,660 Views / 326 Replies  
Yes, well, apparent conflicts with biblical teachings hasn't seemed to sway evangelicals away from supporting the far right, no matter how obvious the hypocrisy. Conservative evangelicals seem to...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 30, 2020 at 07:53 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Part of Thomas’ dissent reads: I don’t... 46,660 Views / 326 Replies  
Part of Thomas’ dissent reads:



I don’t think Trump himself cares about Roe, but he does care about those precious evangelical votes. In a way, this ruling gives him something useful to rant...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 29, 2020 at 09:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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