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My understanding is May in Texas is usually... 13,213 Views / 130 Replies  
My understanding is May in Texas is usually windy. This is normally a nice setup. Demand is generally low, so the wind can pick up a lot of it. This lets them offline fossil stuff for maintenance...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 10:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The author of the article displayed her... 263,866 Views / 946 Replies  
The author of the article displayed her ignorance, was corrected, and adjusted her viewpoint to match the new information. She further apologized for making false arguments. I’m not seeing where this...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 09:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The bill sets forth penalties for trafficking in... 263,866 Views / 946 Replies  
The bill sets forth penalties for trafficking in materials used in illegal abortions. It says nothing about what constitutes a legal (or illegal) abortion.


Edit: as I said, in the example given...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 08:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don’t see anywhere in the bill where it outlaws... 263,866 Views / 946 Replies  
I don’t see anywhere in the bill where it outlaws anything that isn’t already illegal in Missouri.

In the example you gave there’s a giant retraction at the beginning along with an admission from...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 07:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
As I noted, this law is about trafficking. ... 263,866 Views / 946 Replies  
As I noted, this law is about trafficking.

What they’re afraid of is trafficking in schools, so they increase the penalty for trafficking in or around a school.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 04:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No it doesn’t. It’s a felony if the abortion is... 263,866 Views / 946 Replies  
No it doesn’t. It’s a felony if the abortion is performed in violation of state law.

All abortions provided due to ectopic pregnancies are therapeutic.


Edit: and to clarify further, what this...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 03:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
There’s typically a spike going into summer.... 3,490 Views / 61 Replies  
There’s typically a spike going into summer. Maybe it’s stacking with what we already have?
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 02:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe we should form a government council to help... 263,866 Views / 946 Replies  
Maybe we should form a government council to help journalists learn to check their sources and parse simple English sentences.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 01:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m positive maintenance had something to do with... 13,213 Views / 130 Replies  
I’m positive maintenance had something to do with it. May is a typical maintenance month because there’s usually mild weather and low demand compared to winter or summer.

I read at least one plant...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 01:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This law doesn’t ban abortions for ectopic... 263,866 Views / 946 Replies  
This law doesn’t ban abortions for ectopic pregnancies.

Here’s the primary source (https://house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills221/hlrbillspdf/5798H.01I.pdf). The penalties apply in cases of…
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Posted by subego, on May 17, 2022 at 09:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The ectopic pregnancy legislation I’ve seen is... 263,866 Views / 946 Replies  
The ectopic pregnancy legislation I’ve seen is all what are termed “trigger laws”. They don’t come into effect unless explicit circumstances come to pass.

In this case, the circumstances are...
Posted by subego, on May 17, 2022 at 07:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
We can call it the “Ministry of Truth”. 263,866 Views / 946 Replies  
We can call it the “Ministry of Truth”.
Posted by subego, on May 17, 2022 at 06:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Low quality pork rinds. I’m not naming any... 365,649 Views / 928 Replies  
Low quality pork rinds.

I’m not naming any names, but their initials are Frito-Lay.
Posted by subego, on May 17, 2022 at 12:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ah! Totally misunderstood. My bad! 471,275 Views / 1,579 Replies  
Ah! Totally misunderstood. My bad!
Posted by subego, on May 17, 2022 at 12:36 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m using it to describe the situation where the... 471,275 Views / 1,579 Replies  
I’m using it to describe the situation where the organ is being donated by a family member. If that donor is unwilling to donate to someone else, it can be considered surplus.

At that point, the...
Posted by subego, on May 16, 2022 at 11:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That’s not perjury though. As you said,... 263,866 Views / 946 Replies  
That’s not perjury though.

As you said, Congress could raise a stink, but the Justice Department doesn’t have a case.
Posted by subego, on May 16, 2022 at 07:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
None of them actually said that though. Trust me,... 263,866 Views / 946 Replies  
None of them actually said that though. Trust me, they were all being very careful about it.

At the time of their testimony, these were all Federal Appeals Court judges. If anyone knows how to...
Posted by subego, on May 16, 2022 at 03:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The post I replied to with that wasn’t being... 263,866 Views / 946 Replies  
The post I replied to with that wasn’t being entirely serious, and my reply was in kind.

That my question was ridiculous was the point.
Posted by subego, on May 16, 2022 at 01:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That’s what makes the “surplus organ” part of the... 471,275 Views / 1,579 Replies  
That’s what makes the “surplus organ” part of the question relevant.

There was at least one example of a transplant being denied, even though the organ was kidney coming from a family member....
Posted by subego, on May 16, 2022 at 01:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yes, I fully admit this. Should a pregnant... 263,866 Views / 946 Replies  
Yes, I fully admit this.

Should a pregnant woman wish to electively abort, I believe they have a moral obligation to make that decision in a timely manner.

Viability is at 6 months. I’m saying...
Posted by subego, on May 16, 2022 at 01:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I kinda want to see this too, which is odd... 164,091 Views / 456 Replies  
I kinda want to see this too, which is odd because I dislike the cartoon.
Posted by subego, on May 16, 2022 at 01:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry. I was making an edit then got pulled away.... 13,213 Views / 130 Replies  
Sorry. I was making an edit then got pulled away.

According to that ERCOT press release, at 4PM on the 13th, wind was generating 17% of its total installed capacity. This is presumably due to lack...
Posted by subego, on May 16, 2022 at 12:33 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I wouldn’t say renewables are to blame, but if... 13,213 Views / 130 Replies  
I wouldn’t say renewables are to blame, but if I’m reading their press release correctly, it’s not particularly windy right now. Unsurprisingly, solar is all good.
Posted by subego, on May 15, 2022 at 10:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Depends on who’s asking, sailor. 263,866 Views / 946 Replies  
Depends on who’s asking, sailor.
Posted by subego, on May 15, 2022 at 05:56 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Isn’t this argument, taken to its conclusion, the... 263,866 Views / 946 Replies  
Isn’t this argument, taken to its conclusion, the elimination of all gender segregated spaces?

Would you deny me entry into woman’s locker rooms? On what grounds?
Posted by subego, on May 15, 2022 at 03:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The only thing I can think about with the hydro... 13,213 Views / 130 Replies  
The only thing I can think about with the hydro is the reliability isn’t in question, but I honestly have no real idea.
Posted by subego, on May 14, 2022 at 09:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Maybe we should pay prisoners more for their... 263,866 Views / 946 Replies  
Maybe we should pay prisoners more for their labor.

I was more thinking more of seizing current assets though, which admittedly may not be enough. What’s the hourly for a bun in the oven?
Posted by subego, on May 14, 2022 at 07:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The rapist? 263,866 Views / 946 Replies  
The rapist?
Posted by subego, on May 14, 2022 at 07:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If it is indeed true any given justice Is basing... 263,866 Views / 946 Replies  
If it is indeed true any given justice Is basing their decision on religious principles rather than legal ones, they get around the lack of constitutionality by lying about their reasoning.

Edit:...
Posted by subego, on May 14, 2022 at 06:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Along those lines, it would be a far lesser... 365,649 Views / 928 Replies  
Along those lines, it would be a far lesser problem here if people just simply believed the giant sign saying “no through traffic”.
Posted by subego, on May 14, 2022 at 05:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Good info! Thanks! 16,499 Views / 184 Replies  
Good info! Thanks!
Posted by subego, on May 14, 2022 at 05:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Because it doesn’t benefit all and harm no one.... 263,866 Views / 946 Replies  
Because it doesn’t benefit all and harm no one. I’m thankful I’ve never had to be party to an elective abortion, and if I had been I’d feel really bad about it, because that would be horrible and...
Posted by subego, on May 14, 2022 at 04:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I understand what you’re trying to say here, but... 263,866 Views / 946 Replies  
I understand what you’re trying to say here, but I do not see this a valid defense for legal abortions, which is the central policy under consideration.
Posted by subego, on May 14, 2022 at 02:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It’s two days every two weeks during summerish,... 365,649 Views / 928 Replies  
It’s two days every two weeks during summerish, so I can more or less handle it. Thankfully, my room is pretty well insulated from outside noise by virtue of having no window (which is, at least in...
Posted by subego, on May 13, 2022 at 08:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My pet theory is the main driver of American... 263,866 Views / 946 Replies  
My pet theory is the main driver of American unity in the second half of the 20th century was network television being the dominant communication medium.

In addition, the unity inspired by WWII...
Posted by subego, on May 13, 2022 at 06:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I guess my point is no matter how unlikely it is... 16,499 Views / 184 Replies  
I guess my point is no matter how unlikely it is for the dowel to cause a obstruction, it’s still has a greater chance than a method which doesn’t introduce a physical object into the testing...
Posted by subego, on May 13, 2022 at 04:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Since the pandemic started, the city has had... 365,649 Views / 928 Replies  
Since the pandemic started, the city has had recurring street festivals, and theyyyyy’re back.

The minor irritant is I live right next to a blocked off T-intersection. Honking traffic cluster in...
Posted by subego, on May 13, 2022 at 03:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Generally speaking, aren’t mask mandates a state... 471,275 Views / 1,579 Replies  
Generally speaking, aren’t mask mandates a state thing?

I’m not wearing masks now, but am still avoiding crowded indoor areas.

Got invited to a movie premiere. Yeah… hard pass.
Posted by subego, on May 13, 2022 at 02:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Show of hands. Who bought iPod socks? ... 357 Views / 14 Replies  
Show of hands. Who bought iPod socks?

[Raises hand]
Posted by subego, on May 12, 2022 at 08:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I remember someone telling me how much of a fool... 357 Views / 14 Replies  
I remember someone telling me how much of a fool I was for having an iPod when I could get a Creative Zen.
Posted by subego, on May 12, 2022 at 07:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah… not quite pre-OSX, but 2001ish I thought I... 357 Views / 14 Replies  
Yeah… not quite pre-OSX, but 2001ish I thought I should buy a ton of Apple stock, but of course I didn’t.

Along those lines of missed opportunities, and I’m not not making this up, about 10 years...
Posted by subego, on May 12, 2022 at 03:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I really loved the shuffle when I used it as a... 357 Views / 14 Replies  
I really loved the shuffle when I used it as a music player. Made a smart playlist mostly based on number of plays and (appropriately enough) put it on shuffle. The lack of a GUI didn’t bother me,...
Posted by subego, on May 12, 2022 at 02:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Artichokes are a minor irritant whether they’re... 365,649 Views / 928 Replies  
Artichokes are a minor irritant whether they’re on my plate or my lawn.
Posted by subego, on May 11, 2022 at 11:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I’ve got a Shuffle 1G still lying around with... 357 Views / 14 Replies  
I’ve got a Shuffle 1G still lying around with mp3s of test tones on it I use as a tone generator.

Friend of mine is very sad. He doesn’t want to “cross the streams” and has both an iPhone (with...
Posted by subego, on May 11, 2022 at 09:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As long as it wasn’t one of those jobbies where... 413,484 Views / 914 Replies  
As long as it wasn’t one of those jobbies where the pilot hand cranks the propeller to start it.

As for the question, FWIU, light planes get tied down.

Edit: :lol: just noticed the rolling...
Posted by subego, on May 11, 2022 at 05:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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Posted by subego, on May 11, 2022 at 03:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think he had one, it had just unscrewed itself.... 413,484 Views / 914 Replies  
I think he had one, it had just unscrewed itself. I see three things fall.
Posted by subego, on May 11, 2022 at 03:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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Posted by subego, on May 11, 2022 at 02:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The dowel idea makes me slightly nervous. While... 16,499 Views / 184 Replies  
The dowel idea makes me slightly nervous. While extremely unlikely, a dowel can actually cause an obstruction. A flashlight can’t.

Not quite the same thing, but a magician killed themselves along...
Posted by subego, on May 11, 2022 at 01:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I still get mail at my place for my ex’s sister... 245 Views / 3 Replies  
I still get mail at my place for my ex’s sister (who I don’t like).

I used to laugh when I’d get her AARP membership spam.

Until I started getting ones addressed to me.
Posted by subego, on May 10, 2022 at 05:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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