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btc1

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Message Posted: Dec 4, 2009 7:19:21 PM

US Politics Cafe? What does that mean? Well, I email the GM Mod and asked if we could continue to have a place where we could discuss, amongst ourselves, the problems that crop up time to time here on the US Politics Forum. The previous post that was locked yesterday had sort of turned into this. And as a place where we could converse with each other without the pretense of hard left or hard right positions interfering with our communication and the good friends we have developed on both sides of the fence.

The GM thought this might be a good idea and approved it today.

So here we go. We have a place to try to work out angst, or just visit amongst ourselves and JOKE around with friends. The Cafe' is now open for us. We just need to keep everything here civil. Can I set your drinks up for you, Buddy? What will you have? Cheers!
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btc1
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 12:28:40 PM

Oh I get it! The bbq! I thought you thought I had said you were Kawaii...... Nope, not that. But, damn good. LOL!
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sgm4law
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 12:19:45 PM

btc1, the answer.
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 10:30:48 AM

Good morning all....!!
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jayrad1957
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 9:44:17 AM

Morning all!
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btc1
Champion Author Lexington

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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 9:07:33 AM

Itty Bitty BBQ

Still it begs the question, Why?
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btc1
Champion Author Lexington

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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 8:40:49 AM

SE, " I do respect your opinions and research, sgm, even though my auto correct keeps changing your initials. " Yeah, sam, it does that to me too!

Good Morning! A little cooler here SE 54F.

Have a great day everyone in both Cafe's!!
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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 8:19:57 AM

Good morning. Sunny and 57 degrees. It's been a very cool July. Not complaining--I like it.
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sgm4law
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 8:17:36 AM

Good morning, everyone.
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jayrad1957
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 12:47:21 AM

Had dinner tonight with a friend of 50 plus years. Amazing where the time has gone.

Have a good night all.
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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 7:19:40 PM

"I do think the warning seems a little melodramatic, no?"

Yah. I do respect your opinions and research, sgm, even though my auto correct keeps changing your initials.
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 7:19:31 PM

"Yeah, I may be a little melodramatic. This place and some of the posters here are not that important, yet, some are. I just know more than most how one in particular has behaved towards you in the past."


Indeed.

But no worries bro. Those who are wise know a leopard can't change its spots. Just keep your eyes open and all will be revealed once again.
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airfresh
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 7:16:24 PM

Nothing here is that important. Unless poking other people in the eye with pencils is important to you. ;)

If people are getting under your skin then you are making it more important then it is. Make your point and walk away. Pretty much what smg4alw does. It's why she's so respected. Even though miss spelling and bad grammar pi$$e$ her off.
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btc1
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 6:37:14 PM

Yeah, I may be a little melodramatic. This place and some of the posters here are not that important, yet, some are. I just know more than most how one in particular has behaved towards you in the past.

[Edited by: btc1 at 7/24/2014 6:38:39 PM EST]
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 6:29:10 PM

"btc, sgm and I have not always seen eye-to-eye but I have gained a new respect for her as well. Sometimes when you take a closer look at someone and what they are saying it is a lot easier to see that you can disagree and still be nice to each other."



Seriously though, I 2nd that motion.

I have always had the utmost respect for SGM and we don't see eye to eye on everything either.
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 6:26:54 PM

"Thanks for the compliment. But I do think the warning seems a little melodramatic, no?"


Maybe the music wasn't right...lets try that again:

*Theme from the Godfather playing softly in the background*

LOL, *wink*
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 5:47:13 PM

Jay...sadly true! Terrible season so far. But that was funny. The way he looked around right before he dropped that bomb was perfect.
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 5:46:31 PM

btc, sgm and I have not always seen eye-to-eye but I have gained a new respect for her as well. Sometimes when you take a closer look at someone and what they are saying it is a lot easier to see that you can disagree and still be nice to each other.
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sgm4law
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 5:36:34 PM

"sgm, I need you to know something. I will, no matter how we agree or disagree in the forums here, always have the greatest respect for you. You have always been the rational one. I hope others will have that respect for you, always. I fear, for you, that eventually, as before, it will disintegrate as time goes by. Maybe I know too much. But, please be careful."

Thanks for the compliment. But I do think the warning seems a little melodramatic, no?
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jayrad1957
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 4:26:31 PM

AFS, that is the best thing either Lee or Phils have done all season! LOL!
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 4:19:38 PM

For your afternoon humor!
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jayrad1957
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 3:06:18 PM

Beuatiful SoCal day. Warming up for the weekend.
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btc1
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 12:03:29 PM

sgm, I need you to know something. I will, no matter how we agree or disagree in the forums here, always have the greatest respect for you. You have always been the rational one. I hope others will have that respect for you, always. I fear, for you, that eventually, as before, it will disintegrate as time goes by. Maybe I know too much. But, please be careful.
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Cliffisher
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 11:33:16 AM

Be very careful where you step in the LaCrosse area.
I was on the Mississipi River years ago, fishing a tournament, when this also happened to us.

MayFly hatch caught on Radar.
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Elia_1
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 9:33:13 AM

...G'day, mates! I just wanted to stop in for a nanosecond, press G1 on the video jukebox for throwback Thursday, and wish you all a wonderful week & weekend everybuddy! :)
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 9:31:27 AM

On my way to work this morning and this came on...got me reminiscing to my childhood! :-)
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jayrad1957
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 9:27:46 AM

Morning all!
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sgm4law
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 9:16:40 AM

Good morning, everyone.
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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 8:55:55 AM

Good morning
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btc1
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 8:52:39 AM

RNorm, yes sir, you are so right!

Good Morning! We got the "coolies" today. But back to the 90's by tomorrow and Saturday.

Have a great day!
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 8:26:28 AM

Just an observation...When things are not at their best, that is when you find out who your real friends are...even on social media...
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2014 2:31:18 PM

I saw picture of that today btc....they gave them full military-like honors.
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2014 2:08:24 PM

LOL...that one knows no side of the aisle!
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btc1
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2014 2:04:47 PM

Well...there are a lot of dinosaurs here who could own that...

Also, I have to bring this up. The contrast between the respect the Dutch have shown the dead of Flight MH17 and the complete disrespect shown by Putin's rebels is just unbelievable. That is all I have to say about it.

[Edited by: btc1 at 7/23/2014 2:08:43 PM EST]
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jayrad1957
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2014 12:51:08 PM

AFS, LOL!!!! I can't imagine who you'd be thinking about!
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2014 12:47:31 PM

There are a lot of people who post on this website who should put in a bid on this because they are just peddling poop anyway!
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jayrad1957
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2014 12:32:48 PM

Warm one in store here.

Have a good day all!
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sgm4law
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2014 10:26:15 AM

Good morning, everyone. The temp here is already 86 degrees. Whew!
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2014 10:25:57 AM

It has rained every day since Saturday. I have this Saturday off but I need to go to the fiancé's farm and help her dad get the corn out of the field.
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btc1
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2014 10:15:24 AM

AF, I saw a video yesterday of a woman "grass surfing" there. It was so wet the sod rolled under her feet! Waves of grass.
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2014 9:49:51 AM

fly, I am thinking of getting the Direct TV so I can get the NFL package and the Big Ten Network. Need to make a decision soon though....
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2014 9:48:35 AM

Morning all! Ready for another day...finally some sunshine to start a morning here in Alabama! Woohoo...need to cut my grass but the rain has kept me from doing it. My zero-turn will tear it up if it is wet.
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btc1
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2014 9:20:48 AM

Good Morning!

We have Time-Weiner here. With the proposed sale to Comcast, it seems we will be sold to Charter! Thanks for the info on that lousy service! We did call TW when the price went up to cancel or just go deluxe. They increased the number of channels to include H2, NatGeo and Science, among others. Less cost than the increase, but, it is still 165 mo. The old price with more channels....

Wednesday, the week is half over. Have a great day!
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2014 9:03:53 AM

Morning all!

Totally happy with the thousands I've saved from having a fuller life than plopping in front of the boob tube every night.

It has been well over a decade since I fired them. I estimate I've saved over ten thousand dollars.

And it is so fine to have a life...
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2014 8:55:28 AM

Good morning. Our Little League team is back in action 150 miles from here. See you all tomorrow.
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 6:22:28 PM

Have Dish satellite now and am happy with it.
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johnnyg1200
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 6:11:45 PM

Years ago I had Charter. I had billing problems, constant service interruptions and the bill kept going up. It took me two months to get it disconnected. I have had satellite and now AT&T U-Verse. All the pie in the sky promises could not convince me to go back to Charter.

[Edited by: johnnyg1200 at 7/22/2014 6:12:30 PM EST]
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Cliffisher
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 5:37:51 PM

A few months ago I started seeing a message that some of the channels I had on Charter were no longer available on the level that I had.
In June they raised my tv invoice by $45.00.
When I called and complained they said that what I had was now the "Silver" level.
I requested that they put me back to the lower level.
They did.
My cost went down $15.00 from the April level and they cut all of the history type channels.

Satellite anyone?
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SemiSteve
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 2:28:18 PM

Sounds like the old bait and switch. Get you hooked on one set of programming and then claim you have to add an additional package to get the same thing as you had.
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jayrad1957
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 2:18:24 PM

"Pretty amazing how they change their programming and go against what they initially wanted or set out to be."

History Channel seems to have gone that way. To get the good stuff these days you need to be able to get "H2" or the military history channel.
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 1:30:15 PM

"Reminds me of when MTV stopped playing videos for most of the day.... "

Pretty amazing how they change their programming and go against what they initially wanted or set out to be.
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