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Fresh Air Friday
Author: wickedpam    Date: 05/06/2022 13:24:46

Its been a while since I've done a National Park.

White Sands National Park is one of the newest.

Rising from the heart of the Tularosa Basin is one of the world's great natural wonders - the glistening white sands of New Mexico. Great wave-like dunes of gypsum sand have engulfed 275 square miles of desert, creating the world's largest gypsum dunefield. White Sands National Park preserves a major portion of this unique dunefield, along with the plants and animals that live here.
NPS - White Sands

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5 comments (Latest Comment: 05/06/2022 15:39:18 by Raine)

It's just a feeling...
Author: Raine    Date: 05/05/2022 13:01:14

There has been a lot said about this draft that was leaked from the Supreme court. You've read them as have I. I am livid, I am tired but I am not so much surprised that this was coming.
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6 comments (Latest Comment: 05/05/2022 14:42:24 by wickedpam)

First, they came for the 'Abortionists'...
Author: BobR    Date: 2022-05-04 12:00:00

Yesterday, the country awoke to some shocking news: the SCOTUS - stacked with TFG picks - will be turning the clock back 50 years on women. The right to privacy, the right for women to control their own bodies, the right for a woman and doctor to determine what medical procedure(s) to perform are all going into the trash bin.

According to a leaked draft decision, they court majority has decided that Row v Wade is to be overturned, with the right to have an abortion returned to the states. Nearly half of the states in this country will have legislation ready to ban abortion as soon as the decision drops (which will be in a month or two).
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10 comments (Latest Comment: 05/04/2022 23:02:19 by TriSec)

Ask a Vet
Author: TriSec    Date: 05/03/2022 02:18:04

Good Morning.

There's a long-running problem that has been plaguing our veterans for decades. It is indeed military suicide.
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14 comments (Latest Comment: 05/03/2022 18:08:51 by Raine)

The Shoes
Author: Raine    Date: 05/02/2022 12:57:11

There are some mornings when the ongoing tennis ball machine of news is overwhelming. There is however one moment from over the weekend that I keep coming back to.
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9 comments (Latest Comment: 05/02/2022 20:46:44 by TriSec)

Back on Track
Author: TriSec    Date: 04/30/2022 11:38:28

Good Morning.

I'm off to drive some tours today, but I'm the lunch coverage - won't need to be in the driver's seat until 11:15.
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1 comments (Latest Comment: 04/30/2022 15:44:43 by Will_in_LA)

Fluffy Friday
Author: wickedpam    Date: 04/29/2022 12:47:38

May I present to you the worlds happiest, cutest, and derpy-ist animal -

The Quokka!
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11 comments (Latest Comment: 04/29/2022 21:10:40 by trojanrabbit)

About the 'Culture War'
Author: Raine    Date: 04/28/2022 13:00:44

According to Wikipedia, and Dictionary.com, a culture war is a cultural conflict between social groups and the struggle for dominance of their values, beliefs, and practices. It commonly refers to topics on which there is general societal disagreement and polarization in societal values.
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5 comments (Latest Comment: 04/28/2022 15:03:35 by Raine)

Dolly Madison?
Author: BobR    Date: 04/27/2022 12:01:47

He's handsome, he's buff (from the waist up, at least), and he's an "un-bought" republican. He's also a first term U.S. House rep from North Carolina. I am referring, of course, to Madison Cawthorn. He seems like an obvious choice for the purple state of NC, representing some of the red that makes up that purple.

He's a bit of a hot mess though, as recent stories show someone with a certain lack of judgement.
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10 comments (Latest Comment: 04/27/2022 17:43:51 by Raine)

A place for Tuesday
Author: Raine    Date: 04/26/2022 13:30:33

Putting this here since it appears our TriSec is busy, probably with trolleys.
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6 comments (Latest Comment: 04/26/2022 15:56:26 by Scoopster)

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