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by whskyfan
12-03-2017 10:37 PM
Forum: National
Topic: Giant Sphinx Unearthed In California
Replies: 3
Views: 776

Re: Giant Sphinx Unearthed In California

Maybe they will make it a historical monument or something.
by whskyfan
12-03-2017 10:35 PM
Forum: National
Topic: Driving While Old: 1 in 5 Licensed Drivers in U.S., or 41.7 Million, Are 65-Plus
Replies: 1
Views: 563

Re: Driving While Old: 1 in 5 Licensed Drivers in U.S., or 41.7 Million, Are 65-Plus

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, older drivers have higher rates of fatal crashes, based on miles driven, than any other group except young drivers. All I can say is they don't deal with the soccer moms every day like I've been doing the last few years. I drive 15 or so MPH ...
by whskyfan
12-03-2017 07:19 PM
Forum: Energy Policy
Topic: California high speed rail
Replies: 12
Views: 6939

Re: California high speed rail

I'm pretty sure the California high speed boondoggle is going to end up that way. Lots of useless infrastructure, a few miles of track and no train.
by whskyfan
12-03-2017 04:44 PM
Forum: Energy Policy
Topic: California high speed rail
Replies: 12
Views: 6939

Re: California high speed rail

Well, one of my least favorite subjects. The whole town is a mess. Overpasses closed, freeway work, blocks and blocks of property condemned. What a total disaster this thing is...
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by whskyfan
12-03-2017 04:35 PM
Forum: First Time Posters Thread
Topic: First Time Posters Thread
Replies: 155
Views: 53399

Re: First Time Posters Thread

Not a new poster, just a long lost member stopping by to see what's going on. Looks like there are some other old timers missing. I'm going to go back through some posts to see which members of the old guard are still active. Good to be back.
by whskyfan
10-16-2013 08:48 PM
Forum: National
Topic: Agreement...
Replies: 15
Views: 1649

I have only one thing to say...

A$$HOLES
by whskyfan
04-15-2013 07:34 AM
Forum: Politics and Government 2010-2013
Topic: Unauthorized immigrants may have to pay $2,000 to earn legal
Replies: 25
Views: 2347

Unauthorized immigrants may have to pay $2,000 to earn legal

Another law that can't be enforced. (And if you are going to protest anything in this country your sign should be in English!) :realmad: Unauthorized immigrants may have to pay $2,000 to earn legal status WASHINGTON, April 15 (UPI) -- Unauthorized immigrants may have to pay $2,000 as part of a bipa...
by whskyfan
04-13-2013 11:48 AM
Forum: Energy Policy
Topic: California high speed rail
Replies: 12
Views: 6939

Just read in the local paper that the first 28 miles of track has a bid for just under $1 billion. Of course they say at the end of the story that does not include moving 2 1/2 miles of freeway,etc. etc.
by whskyfan
04-12-2013 07:42 AM
Forum: Energy Policy
Topic: California high speed rail
Replies: 12
Views: 6939

Lore wrote:
What do you expect from a governor who once wanted California to have its own space program?


:D :D :D

And now he wants China to invest, not so funny...
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by whskyfan
04-12-2013 07:33 AM
Forum: Politics and Government 2010-2013
Topic: Health Costs Will Never Be Contained.
Replies: 1
Views: 575

Health Costs Will Never Be Contained.

Health Costs Will Never Be Contained When antidiscrimination law meets infertility treatment mandates. Should health insurers be legally required to offer infertility treatment for gay couples? Yes, according to a bill (AB 460) filed in the California legislature by assemblyman Tom Ammiano (D-San Fr...
by whskyfan
04-11-2013 08:32 PM
Forum: Energy Policy
Topic: California high speed rail
Replies: 12
Views: 6939

Did we think it would be any different? California taxpayers to subsidize high-speed rail -report 7:45pm EDT SAN FRANCISCO, April 11 (Reuters) - While California Governor Jerry Brown rode a bullet train in China, the libertarian Reason Foundation released a report on Thursday saying the state's plan...
by whskyfan
04-09-2013 07:08 AM
Forum: News from a parallel universe
Topic: Stay calm, everybody! Cher's not dead, it was Margaret Thatc
Replies: 12
Views: 2945

Stay calm, everybody! Cher's not dead, it was Margaret Thatc

Stay calm, everybody! Cher's not dead, it was Margaret Thatcher

Twitter fans were duped into thinking Cher had died after the hashtag #nowthatcherisdead was misread. It was intended to be about former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.


More here
by whskyfan
04-07-2013 01:47 PM
Forum: Politics and Government 2010-2013
Topic: Homeschooling: The Future of Liberty
Replies: 10
Views: 1058

Homeschooling: The Future of Liberty

Ron Paul's Texas Straight Talk Homeschooling: The Future of Liberty A common feature of authoritarian regimes is the criminalization of alternatives to government-controlled education. Dictators recognize the danger that free thought poses to their rule, and few things promote the thinking of “unapp...
by whskyfan
04-04-2013 03:46 PM
Forum: National
Topic: Hamburger-making machine
Replies: 0
Views: 399

Hamburger-making machine

Hamburger-making machine churns out custom burgers at industrial speeds Hamburgers are a multi-billion dollar business, and while fast food chains have got the process down to an efficient production line process, making them is still labor intensive with armies of burger flippers and sandwich assem...
by whskyfan
04-04-2013 02:53 PM
Forum: Weird Nooz
Topic: Alec Baldwin's Wife Bans English From Her House -- for Baby'
Replies: 2
Views: 650

Alec Baldwin's Wife Bans English From Her House -- for Baby'

What an idiot...:rolleyes: Of course she may have a point with amnesty on the horizon... Alec Baldwin's Wife Bans English From Her House -- for Baby's Sake The pregnant wife of the 30 Rock star is putting a ban on English spoken in her house after their daughter is born. Thomas says this is the way ...

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