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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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SemiSteve
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 11:47:33 AM

fly, we have topics for that and if we don't we have the ability to create them. This is the wrong place.
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btc1
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 11:15:10 AM

Oh so the Constitution is all wrong? MM, you should qualify that they are wrong in you opinion on their view of religion. No offense meant but there are still many who would disagree with you.

[Edited by: btc1 at 10/22/2014 11:16:04 AM EST]
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MiddletownMarty
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 10:59:18 AM

"But Washington and Jefferson were Deists."

Washington and Jefferson were wrong.
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 10:53:41 AM

Steve who cares if that 'message' was a joke or not - I loved it.......
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Cliffisher
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 10:50:56 AM

Good Morning.
A balmy 34° this morning.
The lawn behind the house is still covered in frost.
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sgm4law
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 10:48:21 AM

Good morning, everyone.
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jayrad1957
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 9:29:03 AM

Morning all!
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btc1
Champion Author Lexington

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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 8:32:40 AM

Good Morning!

Ben Bradley has died. He knew what journalism really was about. Too bad we do not have any like him today.

Enjoy your day.

Tru2, many believe in the morality of the Bible now and then. It is a good source for morals. But Washington and Jefferson were Deists. Jefferson spoke many times against organized religion.

I have no idea how I did this. I was just trying to correct "Bill" to Ben. I was watching an interview with Bill O'reilly by Matt Lauer and I made the mistake.

[Edited by: btc1 at 10/22/2014 8:34:33 AM EST]
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 8:20:32 AM

"good morning all cold 37 degrees feels like 30, winter is approaching fast."


Winter??? What's that...its still upwards of the 80s here with upper 90s predicted for the weekend.

Still a drought and still no rain anytime soon.

But all and all, its all good...so have a good day folks!
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streetrider
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 8:15:26 AM

good morning all cold 37 degrees feels like 30, winter is approaching fast.
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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 8:13:11 AM

Goo morning
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btc1
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 7:49:35 AM

Good Morning!

Bill Bradley has died. He knew what journalism really was about. Too bad we do not have any like him today.

Enjoy your day.

Tru2, many believe in the morality of the Bible now and then. It is a good source for morals. But Washington and Jefferson were Deists. Jefferson spoke many times against organized religion.
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SemiSteve
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 7:46:19 AM

Good morning good posters!

What's all this trash all over the place? What in the world happened here last night? Looks like there was an outburst of sleazy politics in our distinctively non-political place...

What a mess.

Just look at this garbage strewn all about.

Hopefully whomever mucked it up will clean it up and we can get back to the refuge this place is supposed to be.
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Tru2psu2
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 8:47:04 PM

Great! Tru2, very interesting research and welcome victories!
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btc1: I don't know if you are familiar with David Barton but he is an expert on the Constitution and the founders of this country and the men who created those documents. Many parts of our government can be traced to passages in the Bible. Most of what is being taught in the primary/secondary schools today and for quite a while is incorrect. Many of these founders were strongly religious and that bore a major factor in the development of the Constitution and other documents. Even Franklin and Jefferson (agnostics) leaned heavily on Judea/Christian principles.
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btc1
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 3:29:38 PM

Only abnormal people do. Too bad some play here.
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 1:37:07 PM

Again, NORMAL people do not stalk fellow gasbuddies, or try to get fellow gasbuddies fired.

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btc1
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 1:25:55 PM

Well my Facebook is linked to MY tax office page. It is a normal business practice to do so. That could be the way the number was retrieved, but, so what? I own it with my partner and we are still getting a chuckle out of that childishness. It just would not be good if that happened to anyone else. As some conservatives seem to have bragged it has. People, at least 2, have lost their jobs over actions like that, they say. It would seem they are correct. So you all be careful and learn from this.
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SemiSteve
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 12:34:31 PM

Chuckle of the day:

Actual answering message at a school in Australia
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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 11:27:26 AM

"I have not been stalked on Facebook"

Stalkers can use information gleaned from Facebook to stalk by other means. A single photo posted on Facebook COULD contain your house, family, car and even license plate number.

Heck, even some GasBuddy albums contain that kind of information.
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btc1
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 11:03:35 AM

Must be related to Dick Cheney. The Darth Stealth.

I have not been stalked on Facebook, SE. ofthat I am aware . I may have been "stealth trolled" on Twitter, however. I know of a connection there back to here. If I was, maybe someone could let me know. ;-)
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 10:17:30 AM

"Maybe he has an stealth Troller?"


LOL, SMH
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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 9:21:56 AM

"SE, that letter arrived via snail mail."

Well then you have recourse. Take the letter to your local postal inspector. He/she will open a fraud investigation.
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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 9:19:16 AM

"But service of process by Facebook, well, that's apparently ok in some cases:"

I don't have a Facebook account. Keeps the stalkers AND the process servers at bay. ;>)
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jayrad1957
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 9:15:28 AM

SE, that letter arrived via snail mail.

Have a good day all!
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sgm4law
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 9:02:21 AM

<<Some a$$h*** scammer keeps sending me notices to appear in court. If you get one, don't open it, because Email is NOT a legal form of service.>>

But service of process by Facebook, well, that's apparently ok in some cases:
heh.
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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 8:49:57 AM

You can see anything you want to see--blocked or not. Just look before you sign in.
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Cliffisher
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 8:44:27 AM

"Funny how the Pilgrim says he can't see this thread, but yet comments on what's being discussed in this thread?!??!!"

Maybe he has an stealth Troller?
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SemiSteve
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 8:38:46 AM

Grand is the word that comes to mind, btc1.
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btc1
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 8:34:24 AM

Good Morning! Steve, life is good...

jay, seriously you have most likely allowed a computer Ebola in. Or it could be you just need an Adobe or Java update.
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SemiSteve
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 8:29:36 AM

Morning gang.

Still too busy having a life to post much.

Hope all are well.

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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 8:17:22 AM

Good morning.

Did you open that email from Madrid, Jay? It probably reset your computer. ;>)
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jayrad1957
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 7:11:42 PM

This site is acting screwy. Very slow getting in, then can't get in, now it is showing my posts as EDT. Hmmm...
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jayrad1957
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 6:20:53 PM

I received one of those scam letters in the mail today. I am the proud owner of $5 mil if I just get a hold of this lawyer in Madrid. In the recycler it went.

[Edited by: jayrad1957 at 10/20/2014 6:21:19 PM EST]
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MiddletownMarty
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 5:52:06 PM

"Some a$$h*** scammer keeps sending me notices to appear in court. If you get one, don't open it, because Email is NOT a legal form of service."

I get those 2 or 3 times a week, always in my spam folder. Don't open them is the correct advice.
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 5:51:48 PM

Hey btc - send SE your email and he will fix it for you I bet... smiling and chuckling

We get lots of stuff in our spam trap that I have to clean out every few days - If you want I can give all of them your email too. Just think of how popular yo will be.... Why there is a possibility every one of your friends here will be glad to help you out..... After all what are friends for anyway....

[Edited by: flyboyUT at 10/20/2014 5:53:28 PM EST]
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btc1
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 5:30:54 PM

Crickey! At least I do not get those! Well...yet..
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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 5:18:43 PM

Some a$$h*** scammer keeps sending me notices to appear in court. If you get one, don't open it, because Email is NOT a legal form of service.
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btc1
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 4:47:56 PM

It would seem fly, your buddies are the ones "whining and crying" now.
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jayrad1957
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 4:34:47 PM

Fly, from what btc1 said, it doesn't seem to have been in vain.
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 3:42:39 PM

Like I said ---- all the whining to fellow GBers was in vain ----- snicker......

[Edited by: flyboyUT at 10/20/2014 3:43:03 PM EST]
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btc1
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 3:36:33 PM

fly, you have no idea what I had to do, last week, to get action. But, it did work. Even a phone call back to me from GB headquarters while my niece was in the ER last week, but, now it should be better for everyone.
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 3:13:45 PM

Very
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jayrad1957
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 3:04:09 PM

Yes, that is kind of odd....
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 2:59:51 PM

Funny how the Pilgrim says he can't see this thread, but yet comments on what's being discussed in this thread?!??!!


*ROTFL*
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 1:15:52 PM

see btc all your scurrilous whining about the mods never do anything is being shown to be just not the case. SMH and some of that ROTFL too
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btc1
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 1:11:17 PM

Well imitation is the highest form of flattery, supposedly. Just when it comes about as an attack on the sensibilities.
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btc1
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 1:02:20 PM

It sounds like to me he does not like being warned, RNorm. Now, why is no one else getting any attention from the mods for problems?

Maybe it is just because I know how to get it...unfortunate it had to go that far. But, then again, I have "fought city hall" and won many times. Even for the opposition to be fair. And then they go after ME. Emphasis as someone else put it in denial in another thread today.



[Edited by: btc1 at 10/20/2014 1:04:40 PM EST]
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 12:27:50 PM

Well, I see the Pilgrim is remaining true to form and has his pals reporting to him what is posted here and whining about it in his cafe (unless he's doing the silly thing of going thru the trouble of seeing it himself).

Whatever. It is what it is. I notice he doesn't brag about who he really is like he did when he first returned. I guess he now knows that the mods are actually doing their jobs?

Pilgrim fyi:

"Derision" - the use of ridicule or scorn to show contempt.

Examples:

"ROTFLNorm(Wearing clown nose and big floppy clown shoes)"

"Do you have to hold your clown nose in place when you SMH?"


ad infinitum...
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btc1
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 11:57:14 AM

Yep. They swear they cannot ID Troller as Pilgrim. The old mods could, quickly. But, he will continue to make mistakes, anyway. Not long.
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 11:50:12 AM

But yet, the Pilgrim continues to roam free, posting insults and derision every day...

So I have very little faith in the "new" mods.
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