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    Sep. 17, 2014, 10:50 PM
    Guilherme replied to a thread Debt. I hate it. in Off Topic
    Debt is like a hammer. You can use it to build something of value or you can use it to beat in a skull. The hand that holds the hammer decides...
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    Sep. 15, 2014, 09:53 AM
    Yes. I'm a Conservative and in agreement with a lot of Tea Party positions and I'm not beating any drums at all. G.
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    Sep. 15, 2014, 09:50 AM
    Rates/rated a GFF (my highest rating). Advertisers thought us geezers were an unprofitable target audience. We should discover the ID of those...
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    Sep. 14, 2014, 08:55 PM
    Guilherme replied to a thread ISIL is not Islamic? in Off Topic
    Mohamed was a general who permitted his troops to rape, loot, pillage, and burn after he received his "revelations." He might also have been a...
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    Sep. 13, 2014, 07:26 AM
    Guilherme replied to a thread ISIL is not Islamic? in Off Topic
    <sigh> As I warned, we have now that the completely true, but utterly irrelevant, series of "one off" events over a period of 30 years being...
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    Sep. 12, 2014, 09:34 PM
    I've got a family cemetery on the farm (not active; family does not maintain it and has forbidden me to do so). I'm not "creeped out" as it's just...
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    Sep. 12, 2014, 09:06 PM
    Guilherme replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    Actually serial murders do NOT mirror the population. 90% are white male; in their 20s to 30s; are divorced or unmarried; and were abused as...
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    Sep. 12, 2014, 08:44 PM
    Guilherme replied to a thread ISIL is not Islamic? in Off Topic
    True enough. But lower level miscreants are generally dealt with. If you're high enough up the "food chain" you might escape. Like I say, we're...
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    Sep. 12, 2014, 06:33 PM
    Guilherme replied to a thread ISIL is not Islamic? in Off Topic
    Yeah, we sometimes screw up. Tell me, though, when a public servant errs what happens? Do we "write it off" or do we do something else? If so,...
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    Sep. 12, 2014, 05:20 PM
    Guilherme replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    If we really wanted to be the Masters of the Earth we had our chance in 1945 when we had The Bomb and nobody else did. Instead we demobilized 12...
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    Sep. 12, 2014, 02:31 PM
    Guilherme replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    That the U.S. has wavered from it's philosophical pole star is not a surprise. The Cold War, America's longest war (1948-1991) caused realpolitik to...
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    Sep. 12, 2014, 01:04 PM
    Guilherme replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    I just listened to an interview with a guy who wrote a biography of Woodrow Wilson. He noted that Wilson had a strong, moral view of foreign...
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    Sep. 12, 2014, 10:40 AM
    Guilherme replied to a thread ISIL is not Islamic? in Off Topic
    The comment that sets this off was a political comment designed for consumption in the Islamic countries where the President is trying to set up a...
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    Sep. 12, 2014, 10:32 AM
    I have a strong aversion to "conditional sales contracts" where a prior owner wants some sort of legal ties to the animal. Once the check clears...
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    Sep. 11, 2014, 01:39 PM
    Guilherme replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    I agree with the above. What I do not agree with is any attempt to compare or contrast a minuscule bunch of people who don't know how to read...
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    Sep. 11, 2014, 01:12 PM
    Guilherme replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    Brutally honest? Only in the perverted definitions of such things from Disneyland on the Potomac. G.
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    Sep. 11, 2014, 01:00 PM
    Guilherme replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    Westboro has committed murders? Got a cite on this one? I concur that it's not about who committed the worse sin or when they were committed. ...
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    Sep. 11, 2014, 09:11 AM
    Guilherme replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    Please unchain yourself from the "religious" aspect of this whole thing. Besides, to the best of my knowledge, Westboro has never beheaded anyone...
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    Sep. 11, 2014, 08:47 AM
    That Cruise is a better box office draw than Neeson? Would Ford be available given the new Starwars productions? I don't follow Hollyweird very...
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    Sep. 11, 2014, 08:41 AM
    I would contact the agency involved and tap their resources. I'd also ask, very nicely, how they got the kid's contact information. Contacting...
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    Sep. 11, 2014, 08:25 AM
    Guilherme replied to a thread Cooking Seafood in Off Topic
    Why cook? Try ceviche. http://allrecipes.com/recipe/ceviche/ Google it and you'll find a lot of recipes for shrimp and other sea food. After...
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    Sep. 11, 2014, 08:19 AM
    Guilherme replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    In the first instance ISIL is following a long trod path by Islamic conquerors. IIRC Islam has the Book and it has the example of the Prophet. He...
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    Sep. 10, 2014, 05:15 PM
    Guilherme replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    Glad to be the source of happy memories!!! Don't applaud; just throw money. :) G.
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    Sep. 10, 2014, 02:56 PM
    Guilherme replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    The Constitution makes the President the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces. That position has certain inherent powers. How far to do those...
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    Sep. 10, 2014, 09:12 AM
    A buyer with cash in hand is worth a thousand buyers in the bush. Until somebody shows you the money they are just talkers. Keep in mind that...
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    Sep. 10, 2014, 09:04 AM
    I'd be wary of attendance number claims. I've seen some photos of the stands for this year and they were sparsely occupied. The Big Lickers have...
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    Sep. 10, 2014, 09:01 AM
    You can find non-conductive, electrical grease at Home Depot or in most auto supply stores. Lifting up the cap is a good thing! ;) It also raises...
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    Sep. 10, 2014, 08:58 AM
    I have one mare that cannot go barefoot. In spite of almost perfect management under the "barefoot" protocol she wears badly. We tried to take her...
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    Sep. 10, 2014, 07:46 AM
    Guilherme replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    Well, yes and no. If the world were a place where we could tell the "good guys" from the "bad guys" by the color of their hats your thoughts would...
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    Sep. 9, 2014, 09:14 PM
    Guilherme replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    Regarding apostacy from the links given the answer to the question "should apostates be killed?" the answer is "maybe." Regarding the OT, that's...
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