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As Ohio restricts abortions, 10-year-old girl... 975 Views / 83 Replies  
As Ohio restricts abortions, 10-year-old girl travels to Indiana for procedure. (https://www.dispatch.com/story/news/2022/07/01/ohio-girl-10-among-patients-going-indiana-abortion/7788415001/)
No...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 04:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think the official COVID stance now is “let’s... 975 Views / 83 Replies  
I think the official COVID stance now is “let’s not do anything that will get those Trumpists riled-up, cause those assholes are gonna kill somebody”
Posted by Thorzdad, on Yesterday at 08:01 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Sites that refuse to give me the desktop version... 385,816 Views / 1,004 Replies  
Sites that refuse to give me the desktop version of the site and force me to use the crap mobile version, even though I’m using an iPad with a large screen. You can bang on the Request Desktop Site...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 30, 2022 at 10:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Alabama cites SCOTUS Roe ruling in urging federal... 975 Views / 83 Replies  
Alabama cites SCOTUS Roe ruling in urging federal court to let state ban trans health care. (https://www.axios.com/2022/06/28/alabama-roe-supreme-court-block-trans-health-care)
This shit isn’t going...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 29, 2022 at 06:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I had the same impression/assumption. 345 Views / 8 Replies  
I had the same impression/assumption.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 29, 2022 at 12:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
FWIW, republican leadership have been seriously... 975 Views / 83 Replies  
FWIW, republican leadership have been seriously talking about killing the fillibuster in order to get federal anti-abortion laws passed, should they take control of the senate.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 29, 2022 at 06:38 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I think the police response to a peaceful BLM... 975 Views / 83 Replies  
I think the police response to a peaceful BLM protest, where the participants were legally open-carrying, would be pretty damned appalling.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 27, 2022 at 05:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Wait until you have to fill-out paperwork and/or... 975 Views / 83 Replies  
Wait until you have to fill-out paperwork and/or testify that a woman’s miscarriage was a legit medical event vs. something she may have brought on herself (knowingly or unknowingly.) Here’s a...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 27, 2022 at 08:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Refurbed v. Refreshed? 345 Views / 8 Replies  
My wife is looking to replace her iPhone 6s. She’s always opted to go down the refurbed path. She keeps seeing either “refurbished” or “renewed” in the various descriptions. I want to believe they...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 26, 2022 at 09:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
FWIW, several US states have filial... 840,826 Views / 1,251 Replies  
FWIW, several US states have filial responsibility laws (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filial_responsibility_laws) on the books, though they’re mainly used to address financial obligations, not...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 25, 2022 at 12:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Roe Obergefell Lawrence Griswold Brown ... 975 Views / 83 Replies  
Roe
Obergefell
Lawrence
Griswold
Brown

Though, I think Brown already has one foot in the grave given the decades-long war against public schooling the right has been waging. A far-right...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 25, 2022 at 07:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
‘What the F-ck Is This?’: Team Trump Blindsided... 1,567,460 Views / 3,495 Replies  
‘What the F-ck Is This?’: Team Trump Blindsided by Jan. 6 Committee Getting Doc Footage (https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/alex-holder-jan-6-committee-subpoena-1371644/)

A...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 21, 2022 at 11:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The PowerCenter was relatively easy to do... 11,117 Views / 122 Replies  
The PowerCenter was relatively easy to do anything to. Undo a few screws on the back and slide the shell off the chassis. Everything was right there. Adding RAM was a simple matter, as was changing...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 21, 2022 at 07:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Saw regular down below $5 at a few stations over... 5,185 Views / 103 Replies  
Saw regular down below $5 at a few stations over the weekend. And that wasn’t “member” price.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 20, 2022 at 10:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Heh. I went from a PowerComputing PowerCenter... 11,117 Views / 122 Replies  
Heh. I went from a PowerComputing PowerCenter straight to a 2x2 PowerMac G5. Lordy, it was like jumping to light speed :D
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 20, 2022 at 04:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What mail providers is it trying to connect to?... 459 Views / 2 Replies  
What mail providers is it trying to connect to? Strictly Gmail?
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 20, 2022 at 04:56 PM, in iOS Apps
The grocery store is completely out of peanut... 385,816 Views / 1,004 Replies  
The grocery store is completely out of peanut butter of any type or brand. Empty shelves.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 19, 2022 at 01:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
yep 385,816 Views / 1,004 Replies  
yep
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 16, 2022 at 09:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It gets better. The insurance company... 385,816 Views / 1,004 Replies  
It gets better.

The insurance company apparently handles claims one of two ways, and you get to choose which one.

No.1) Take the car to any shops on their list of “approved” shops, and the...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 16, 2022 at 06:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I expect her anti-choice position will be... 272 Views / 6 Replies  
I expect her anti-choice position will be rewritten to include a reference to “personal experience” to give her street cred.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 15, 2022 at 08:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
At this moment, it is 90° with a heat index of... 311,371 Views / 500 Replies  
At this moment, it is 90° with a heat index of 101°. Gonna be like this most of the week.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 14, 2022 at 08:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My daughter was in a fender-bender last week.... 385,816 Views / 1,004 Replies  
My daughter was in a fender-bender last week. Some woman just pulled out at a stop sign and broadsided her. She’s okay, but the car isn’t entirely drivable. So, she’s been dealing with the other...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 14, 2022 at 04:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The new bartender starts next week, by the way. 11,117 Views / 122 Replies  
The new bartender starts next week, by the way.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 14, 2022 at 03:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The party was epic. We missed seeing you. 11,117 Views / 122 Replies  
The party was epic. We missed seeing you.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 13, 2022 at 08:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Was heading over to our daughter’s yesterday for... 385,816 Views / 1,004 Replies  
Was heading over to our daughter’s yesterday for her birthday. Was stopped at a light behind this shiny new, big, black, hulking SUV. On its rear window was an equally-shiny-new ginormous 3-Percenter...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 12, 2022 at 09:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That train video is something that I watch and... 436,191 Views / 966 Replies  
That train video is something that I watch and then wonder if its not a prank. There’s just something about those kinds of vids that make me feel like I’m watching a bit of deft editing. My head...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 9, 2022 at 03:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
New York just did exactly that. We’ll see how... 1,567,460 Views / 3,495 Replies  
New York just did exactly that. We’ll see how that goes.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 6, 2022 at 09:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
iOS 16 requires an iPhone 8 or newer 549 Views / 8 Replies  
Apple dropping support for 6s and 7. (https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2022/06/ios-16-requires-an-iphone-8-drops-support-for-two-generations-of-older-phones/)
It was a nice long ride for my 6s. Not...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 6, 2022 at 03:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
$4.60? Jumped past $5.00 for the first time here... 5,185 Views / 103 Replies  
$4.60? Jumped past $5.00 for the first time here in Indy over the weekend. Saw one place at $5.15. Saw a couple other places holding the line at $4.99.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 6, 2022 at 03:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Man. Things keep getting weirder and weirder in... 1,567,460 Views / 3,495 Replies  
Man. Things keep getting weirder and weirder in Uvalde.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 5, 2022 at 05:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
~ Louie “dumbest man in congress” Gohmert, in... 1,567,460 Views / 3,495 Replies  
~ Louie “dumbest man in congress” Gohmert, in reaction to Peter Navarro arrest (https://mobile.twitter.com/JasonSCampbell/status/1532776813692342272)

FWIW, lying to the FBI is a felony.
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 4, 2022 at 01:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
DeSantis moves to ban transition care for... 1,567,460 Views / 3,495 Replies  
DeSantis moves to ban transition care for transgender youths, Medicaid recipients ...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 3, 2022 at 10:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I saw that. It’s interesting, though it would... 385,816 Views / 1,004 Replies  
I saw that. It’s interesting, though it would appear my iPad is too old for even that. Anyway, the idea of having to fiddle with linux doesn’t make me sit-up and clap my hands.

Personally, making...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 3, 2022 at 05:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Nah. This is a very recent problem. Like, over... 385,816 Views / 1,004 Replies  
Nah. This is a very recent problem. Like, over the past year. And, my version of Safari hasn’t been updated over that time. And, the way the problem has multiplied over that short time makes me think...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 2, 2022 at 06:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Over the course of the past year or so, I’ve... 385,816 Views / 1,004 Replies  
Over the course of the past year or so, I’ve encountered a rapidly-growing number of websites that mysteriously crash in Safari on my lowly, old iPad Air. More and more, I am seeing pages partially...
Posted by Thorzdad, on Jun 2, 2022 at 03:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Butthurt incels ruin everything for everyone. 436,191 Views / 966 Replies  
Butthurt incels ruin everything for everyone.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 27, 2022 at 06:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What do you think all the efforts at... 277,348 Views / 980 Replies  
What do you think all the efforts at gerrymandering and voter-supression throughout the states have been about? Shoring-up the house of cards no matter what the public at-large thinks.

The...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 25, 2022 at 05:32 AM, in Political/War Lounge
“Pro life” pertains exclusively to the unborn.... 277,348 Views / 980 Replies  
“Pro life” pertains exclusively to the unborn. Once mom pops you out, it’s a loud “fuck you and your mother.”
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 24, 2022 at 06:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
SCOTUS ruled today that evidence of innocence... 277,348 Views / 980 Replies  
SCOTUS ruled today that evidence of innocence isn’t enough to get you off deathrow. (https://news.yahoo.com/supreme-court-just-said-evidence-024506252.html)
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 24, 2022 at 05:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yesterday, I added BBC America to my Roku lineup.... 385,816 Views / 1,004 Replies  
Yesterday, I added BBC America to my Roku lineup. When I first launched it, it required that I activate it (i.e. show that I also have BBCA as part of my cable tv package, which I do.) No biggie....
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 23, 2022 at 08:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There was a piece on NPR a couple of days ago,... 5,185 Views / 103 Replies  
There was a piece on NPR a couple of days ago, with an interview with a finance guy who watches the energy sector. According to him, the real problem with gas prices is not the price of oil (which...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 19, 2022 at 07:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Conference of U.S. conservatives opens in Orban's... 1,567,460 Views / 3,495 Replies  
Conference of U.S. conservatives opens in Orban's Hungary (https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Conference-of-U-S-conservatives-opens-in-Orban-s-17183647.php)
In case you needed to be reminded what’s...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 19, 2022 at 05:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
https://i.redd.it/7ghfot87dtz81.jpg 3,639 Views / 75 Replies  
https://i.redd.it/7ghfot87dtz81.jpg
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 18, 2022 at 05:52 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Why not? It’s a solidly libertarian approach to... 277,348 Views / 980 Replies  
Why not? It’s a solidly libertarian approach to leave the decision to the person carrying the fetus, and not have the state force her to carry it to term regardless of her ability to care for the...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 14, 2022 at 03:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That’s sort of a false equivalence, though. The... 277,348 Views / 980 Replies  
That’s sort of a false equivalence, though. The things you point to as being “no compromise” to progressives pretty universally expand rights, which ultimately benefit all and harm no one. This is...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 14, 2022 at 10:42 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Gettin’ old 898 Views / 3 Replies  
I used a senior discount for the first time in my life Sunday. We went mini-golfing with our daughter and her family for mother’s day, and the place gave a senior discount.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 10, 2022 at 05:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sadly, my orig iPod went belly-up ages ago. My... 1,039 Views / 14 Replies  
Sadly, my orig iPod went belly-up ages ago. My 2nd gen Shuffle, though, is still kicking. It remains the perfect lawn-mowing music machine.
...
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 10, 2022 at 05:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
RIP iPod 1,039 Views / 14 Replies  
The iPod Touch (the last product to carry the iPod name) is EOL. (https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2022/05/goodbye-ipod-apple-stops-making-last-model/)
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 10, 2022 at 04:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Depends on how loud the shop is. 436,191 Views / 966 Replies  
Depends on how loud the shop is.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 10, 2022 at 03:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thistle is tough stuff to get rid of without... 385,816 Views / 1,004 Replies  
Thistle is tough stuff to get rid of without resorting to chemical warfare. It’s what dandelions dream of becoming.
Posted by Thorzdad, on May 10, 2022 at 08:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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