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Backpacking to Work.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adrian Miranda Apr 7. 16 Replies

SPAMMERS using the site.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tyler M. Apr 17, 2013. 6 Replies

SPAM. Not the tasty potted meat.

Started this discussion. Last reply by JonEdanger Apr 29, 2012. 5 Replies

 

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Native Son replied to Pale Horse's discussion King Barack Pouting? in the group The Great Debate
"This just in.  The President is not pouting.  He's conducting business as usual...fundraising on the West Coast.  (22-24 July 2014)"
21 hours ago
Native Son replied to John Muir's discussion A Time To Kill in the group The Great Debate
"Mr. Muir.  You apparently are unaware of the oldest journalism truism.  That truism explains everything you condemned in your post.  The truism? "IF IT BLEEDS, IT LEADS." "
21 hours ago
John Lee Pettimore replied to Native Son's discussion Ukraine. in the group The Great Debate
"No google in Germany?"
21 hours ago
Jay D replied to Native Son's discussion Ukraine. in the group The Great Debate
"No clue what you are talking about."
21 hours ago
Jay D replied to Native Son's discussion Ukraine. in the group The Great Debate
"Then tell me why a war with Russia is inevitable. Until the current conflict european - russian relations were quite good since russia is a trade partner. Especially Germany had a good relation with Russia due to Schröder and Merkel. And the…"
21 hours ago
Rick Shelton replied to Native Son's discussion Ukraine. in the group The Great Debate
"So you want war with Putin(Russia)?  Did you not learn anything from the last two Great Wars? "There is no reason to believe Putin is some crazy guy..." Show me proof that he is not some nut-job wanting to build his own empire.…"
22 hours ago
Daniel Rodriguez replied to Native Son's discussion Ukraine. in the group The Great Debate
"I challenge your opinion that war with Russia is inevitable. Russia is simply expanding itself, and before the Russian Revolution it was an Ally of the United States. We brought Alaska from them, we sided with them politically in the Crimean war,…"
23 hours ago
John Lee Pettimore replied to Native Son's discussion Ukraine. in the group The Great Debate
""Mercy, for we are orphans!" cried the Mendendez brothers."
yesterday
Jay D replied to Native Son's discussion Ukraine. in the group The Great Debate
"Answer my question, why do you want to go to war with russia? What did Putin do that is so evil? He did a anect a small ukrainian part which was russias a few decades back and supoorts rebells with weapons. Western countrys give weapons to rebells…"
yesterday
Jay D replied to Native Son's discussion Ukraine. in the group The Great Debate
"Hurt national bride had a lot to do with both wars and Hitler wouldnt have been able to do it without having millions behind his back supporting it. You want to start a war for the reason that? Explain it? That Putin is a barking dog? You are still…"
yesterday
Jay D replied to Native Son's discussion Ukraine. in the group The Great Debate
"We had two world wars on our soil, that were so bloody and cruel that even the third generation after the war is sick of it. Just the suggestion that we should go to war to "grow a backbone" is outrageous. You have the same foolish…"
yesterday
Native Son replied to Daniel's discussion Decorating my apartment medieval style?
"Sorry, just couldn't help myself with that one."
yesterday
Native Son replied to Daniel's discussion Decorating my apartment medieval style?
"OH!  A Hobbit-hole in The Shire.  But where does one rent an underground apartment with a round door this side of Cheyenne Mountain?"
yesterday
Native Son replied to Harry Mcgrath's discussion Finding a Taylor
"And Justice of the Peace, and Court Commissioner."
yesterday
Native Son replied to Jack Brenner's discussion Colleague out of line?
"Welcome to the real world.  Don't waste too much time worrying about him.  The reality is this:  He's going to screw up something big enough so's his first bounce will be half a block down when he gets booted.  OR…"
yesterday
Native Son replied to Jonathan Cesarek's discussion Cybersecurity
"Get thee to the local community college and into some basic (level, not necessarily the language) programming classes.  As the saying (out here goes), "I was a JC transfer, but my Bachelor's still reads University of California.""
yesterday

Native Son's Blog

The Beacon is Lit.

Posted on December 8, 2010 at 1:32am 0 Comments

It's Pearl Harbor Day.

On the evening of December 7, 1941, the aircraft navigation beacon on top of Mt. Diablo, east of San Francisco, CA was not lit for the first time since 1928.

The rotating beacon has a visual range of some 200 miles, well within the flight range of 1941 carrier based bombers, and it was feared that Japanese would use the beacon to bomb the San Francisco area.

The beacon was not relit until December 7, 1964.

It will be lit…

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Culmination Day.

Posted on June 11, 2010 at 12:26am 0 Comments

Almost unbelievable! Our daughter just "culminated" from elementary school today. Good grief, it seems like only a couple of weeks ago she was a "Campbell's Soup Kid" look-alike of a toddler. Now, she's on the verge of becoming a young lady. Absolutely amazing how quickly time flew by.

One minor note. I laughed at the contrast between her Culmination Ceremony, with speeches, awards, certificates and cake and my successful departure from elementary school, which was on the…

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SPAM...and I don't mean Hormel.

Posted on April 14, 2010 at 8:22am 0 Comments

Good Grief! The Blog Posts have been SPAMMED to the "Infernal Region" and back this morning! I sure wouldn't open any Blogposted earlier than this on 04/14/2010!

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At 10:41pm on June 8, 2013, Herb Munson said…

Welcome NS! Good to have you with us.

At 4:52pm on February 20, 2011, Herb Munson said…
Welcome to The Great Debate! Great to have you with us.
At 12:57pm on December 1, 2010, Adam Burbey said…
My apologies for not responding on my post, I'm unable to reply to any post via my phone. You are correct however, I misspoke when I said a vast majority, I should have said "a vast majority of people in my local area or lacal hangouts"
At 12:11pm on November 26, 2010, thehuhman said…
Welcome to the Family Man group, Native Son!
At 10:24pm on August 26, 2010, William W. How said…
If you dare to cross the Bridge/tunnel, try Cable Car Clothiers 2 blocks from my office. I know they have straight razor implements. Even if they don't have what you're looking for, I imagine they'd be able to tell you where to look.
At 8:58pm on August 19, 2009, Tyler Wainright said…
What group? Manly dads?
At 9:32am on August 19, 2009, Michael J. Austin said…
OUTSTANDING ... be sure to save some for the rest of the day !!!!

ENJOY !!!!!!!
At 7:35am on August 19, 2009, Michael J. Austin said…
Here's hoping that your birthday is that of GREATNESS !!!!!
At 6:31am on August 19, 2009, thehuhman said…
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Hope you have an awesome Birthday, today, Gregory!
 
 
 

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