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Annoying Pop-ups.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pale Horse May 11. 1 Reply

Backpacking to Work.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adrian Miranda Apr 7, 2014. 16 Replies

SPAMMERS using the site.

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

 

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Native Son replied to Bearwolf's discussion Holding Hands During the Our Father in the group Catholic Men
"Regular Joe and Sean, I think you've gone a bit off topic.  OP question was about the parishioners who have their back hair up about holding hands during the Our Father, not the folks praying using the orans posture. Nobody has come…"
5 hours ago
Native Son replied to John Muir's discussion Donald Trump Is A Greedy, Creepy, Ignorant Jerk in the group The Great Debate
"Nah, he wouldn't speak for the chump change Sarah gets...only 6 figures for The Donald's whizzdumb?"
Monday
Native Son replied to Bearwolf's discussion Holding Hands During the Our Father in the group Catholic Men
"I commented on the folks who still haven't quite accepted changes in ritual that have taken place over the past half-century, or are so reliant upon "authority" that they are uncomfortable with anything that isn't spelled out in…"
Sunday
Native Son replied to John Muir's discussion Donald Trump Is A Greedy, Creepy, Ignorant Jerk in the group The Great Debate
"Saw an op-ed on CNN about Trump and the rest of the candidates. ARRGH!  25 Democrats and Republicans (counting Joe Biden!) are running. and now Capt. Comb-over is making noises that he might run as a third party candidate.  He just…"
Sunday
Native Son replied to John Muir's discussion Donald Trump Is A Greedy, Creepy, Ignorant Jerk in the group The Great Debate
"Garcia-Quintana as a name for a white supremacist doesn't surprise me. Especially since he considers himself to be a Hidalgo instead of an Indio. From what I've heard, the old-time upper class "Spaniards" in the Americas (los…"
Saturday
Native Son replied to Paul MacAlindin's discussion "I like guns" in the group The Great Debate
"Make that, with one outlier, Western European first world nations."
Aug 29
Native Son replied to Paul MacAlindin's discussion "I like guns" in the group The Great Debate
"Unfortunately, the wikipedia article is what my workplace calls a "data dump."  It's a lot of unconnected, but similar figures, with no direct correlation between national data sets, and differing individual data sources within…"
Aug 29
Native Son replied to Braeden's discussion My Fellow Americans, What Nation are you From?
"Some folks around here are doing more to uphold the superiority of "old Florida" than John D. MacDonald ever did."
Aug 29
Native Son replied to Bearwolf's discussion Holding Hands During the Our Father in the group Catholic Men
"Oh boy.  Here we go with folks being overly worried about how the ritual of saying one prayer during Mass.  Every parish I've been in for the last 25-30 odd years has held hands during the Our Father.  The last time I actively…"
Aug 29
Native Son replied to Farris's discussion Business casual laptop bag
"I concur with Suburban Sentinel.  Your budget is too low for a quality leather bag.  You get what you pay for (usually), and even with Amazon's dirt cheap reputation for many goods, $130 is way low. If I was going to be in your sort…"
Aug 29
Native Son replied to John Muir's discussion Donald Trump Is A Greedy, Creepy, Ignorant Jerk in the group The Great Debate
"Oh boy, now the Donald is channeling Nixon!  "Silent Majority"  More red meat thrown to the press, at least a plurality of whom hadn't been born when Tricky Dick was in office."
Aug 28
Native Son replied to John Muir's discussion Donald Trump Is A Greedy, Creepy, Ignorant Jerk in the group The Great Debate
"Actually quite funny time to time.  Recently one local town responded to complaints about unsafe driving and bicycling by setting up two cops, one on a motorcycle, one on foot, at one downtown intersection.  The whole day they did nothing…"
Aug 28
Native Son replied to John Muir's discussion Donald Trump Is A Greedy, Creepy, Ignorant Jerk in the group The Great Debate
"IMHO, a huge part of Trump's "appeal" is that he throws red meat to the press (Except for maybe Univision...). And a number of his supporters remind me of a "filler item" on one of the local news shows, "People Behaving…"
Aug 27
Native Son replied to O'Neal's discussion Absolutely FRUSTRATED.
"Eight months isn't even the probationary period in a lot of places."
Aug 27
Native Son replied to Braeden's discussion My Fellow Americans, What Nation are you From?
"As usual, a whole lot of generalizations, loosely based on county lines.  Must be inflation that caused the "nations" to go from 9 to 11."
Aug 27
Native Son replied to Dakota Caraway's discussion Paying off Student loans
"If I may...If you can pay the loans off in 5 years go for it.  At least your repayment plan lets you pay ahead (Years ago, I had a consumer loan that had two options: The full amount of the loan or the scheduled payment. Period.). You need to…"
Aug 27

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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 4:23pm on November 15, 2014, terry sperling said…

Sorry man.

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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Rick Shelton replied to Zachary Stucki's discussion How do we inform more people about ISIS?
"I would agree with you on much of this excepting the fact that by faith the Muslims are supposed to make a Hajj at least once in their lives.  It's one of the five pillars of Islam.  This means that if ISIS controlled the three holy…"
16 minutes ago
Rick Shelton replied to Zachary Stucki's discussion How do we inform more people about ISIS?
"That doesn't mean much.  I've seen 'reporters' ask every day Americans how many natural satellites the earth has and they couldn't answer the question correctly."
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Shane replied to Zachary Stucki's discussion How do we inform more people about ISIS?
">national igloo I see what you did there."
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John Muir replied to Zachary Stucki's discussion How do we inform more people about ISIS?
"Iran is fighting ISIS. In fact, in a bizarre turn of events, they are sharing bases with US advisors. Sunni Saudi Arabia hates and fears ISIS because ISIS has declared themselves to be a caliphate, so that means they must ultimately desire to…"
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Jack Bauer replied to Mongoose's discussion As Said, Society Needs to Figure This Out in the group The Great Debate
"Completely new context for the 'tuck rule'. JB"
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Jack Bauer replied to Mongoose's discussion As Said, Society Needs to Figure This Out in the group The Great Debate
"I like that plan.  Good distance practice ... with the added benefit of probably re-single-sexing the unisex bathrooms. JB"
1 hour ago
Nick H replied to Mongoose's discussion As Said, Society Needs to Figure This Out in the group The Great Debate
"Or the seat"
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