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Author: TriSec    Date: 09/13/2022 12:06:23

Good Morning.

There's a few interesting things going on out there today. We'll pick and choose a bit.
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4 comments (Latest Comment: 09/13/2022 13:22:48 by Raine)

Could be Something or Tee Time
Author: Raine    Date: 09/12/2022 12:52:19

Hey there! There is a certain stink in the DMV this morning. I haven't smelled it since January 2021. What stink, you ask?
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7 comments (Latest Comment: 09/12/2022 20:40:42 by BobR)

Wibbly Bits
Author: TriSec    Date: 09/10/2022 10:13:03

Good Morning.

Like most of us, I've been pondering Her Majesty these last few days.
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2 comments (Latest Comment: 09/10/2022 16:59:16 by Will_in_LA)

Funny Friday
Author: wickedpam    Date: 2022-09-09 12:00:00

Its the end of an era - God save the Queen.

Here's a mini look at some lighter moments with Her Highness.

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6 comments (Latest Comment: 09/09/2022 14:06:41 by Raine)

No Honor Among Thieves
Author: Raine    Date: 09/08/2022 13:04:51

There is news this morning that Queen Elizabeth is very ill. Her family is returning to her estate in Balmoral to be at her side. I am not a royal gazer, but knowing that she has been there my entire life, which began only 30 years after ascendence is mind-boggling.
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15 comments (Latest Comment: 09/08/2022 17:44:43 by Raine)

Truth and Consequences
Author: BobR    Date: 09/07/2022 13:07:45

One hundred years ago, the KKK was meant to be an anonymous "ghost", whose members were only known to other members. It was often common knowledge, however, that powerful people in the community could be amongst its ranks, with a wink and a nod to propriety. It was this membership that gave it its awful power to be shielded from legal consequences. The local terrorist cells (part of a larger national organization) were largely immune to local prosecution, since those who would ostensibly be doing the prosecuting were often in the membership.

While the KKK does still exist, there are more overt groups who take part in more direct combat with the U.S. power structure. As opposed to targeting people of color, they target the government. It would seem, then, that membership in these groups and taking part in their anti-government actions would preclude said membership from employment by or election to the government.

Yet, according to a leaked membership list, that is not the case:
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8 comments (Latest Comment: 09/07/2022 18:33:20 by BobR)

Ask a Vet
Author: TriSec    Date: 09/06/2022 11:13:24

Good Morning.

The struggle continues, so let's dive right in.
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4 comments (Latest Comment: 09/06/2022 15:05:30 by Raine)

Grapes of Unity
Author: Raine    Date: 09/05/2022 12:58:16

"I remember the first time I had a grape, I went, ‘Wow! This is quite tasty.’ It was absolutely ingrained so deeply in me: Never cross a picket line.” - VP Harris
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1 comments (Latest Comment: 09/05/2022 16:04:13 by Will_in_LA)

What is friendly?
Author: TriSec    Date: 09/03/2022 11:30:05

Good Morning.

I work for what I have recently described as the "most gay-friendly company in the United States". While I can't speak for all our locations (some are in the deep South), here in the Northeast, there are no contra-indications.
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1 comments (Latest Comment: 09/05/2022 15:48:49 by Will_in_LA)

The Chickens have Arrived at the Roost
Author: Scoopster    Date: 09/01/2022 14:40:52

For the first time in almost 50 years, Alaska has a Democratic US representative - Mary Peltola, a member of a native western Alaskan community. I'm sure we're going to hear a lot of spin about how this happened in the coming weeks, so let's dive into the hard facts today
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5 comments (Latest Comment: 09/02/2022 14:24:20 by Scoopster)

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