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Forum: Soap Box 2016-08-10, 03:26
Replies: 230
Views: 30,679
Posted By ch4
Well, garo, if I had assumed that you _did_ know...

Well, garo, if I had assumed that you _did_ know all the intricacies of the relationship between Congress and the president, then I would have therefore to have assumed that you _did_ know why...
Forum: Lounge 2016-06-14, 03:42
Replies: 745
Views: 66,155
Posted By ch4
https://gma.yahoo.com/video/minion-silo-makes-desp...

https://gma.yahoo.com/video/minion-silo-makes-despicable-sight-183823689.html

:-)
Forum: Soap Box 2016-05-08, 10:14
Replies: 707
Views: 51,989
Posted By ch4
But in discussions of nuclear weapons the term...

But in discussions of nuclear weapons the term "deterrence" is far more common than it is in gun discussions.

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Hmm... perhaps I could be persuaded that the proper label to use in gun control...
Forum: Soap Box 2016-05-05, 01:40
Replies: 1,483
Views: 100,369
Posted By ch4
Furthermore, he's already had eight years'...

Furthermore, he's already had eight years' experience in that job.
Indeed, AFAIK, no one has ever been elected as Vice-President with that much prior experience in the office.
Forum: Soap Box 2016-05-05, 01:31
Replies: 707
Views: 51,989
Posted By ch4
No, this is an example of a self-serving lie by...

No, this is an example of a self-serving lie by pro-gun folks.
When one points a firearm at someone else, that is an attack (or threat of attack), not a defense. If the other person pointed a gun...
Forum: Other Chess Games 2016-03-29, 21:15
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By ch4
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Forum: Soap Box 2016-02-28, 03:48
Replies: 760
Views: 49,611
Posted By ch4
Folks, I just stumbled across an ars...

Folks,

I just stumbled across an ars technica article that made me realize that I hadn't been using enough imagination to envision what the government might have in mind.

This is much, much...
Forum: Soap Box 2016-02-28, 00:20
Replies: 1,483
Views: 100,369
Posted By ch4
... has been lessening for four decades since the...

... has been lessening for four decades since the Kochs, et al. began their visionary transformation of America into a plutocracy.
Forum: Soap Box 2016-02-27, 21:45
Replies: 1,483
Views: 100,369
Posted By ch4
IMO one pundit may have nailed it a while back by...

IMO one pundit may have nailed it a while back by proposing that what Trump has been doing is not a political campaign, but a marketing test.
Forum: Soap Box 2016-02-27, 21:36
Replies: 760
Views: 49,611
Posted By ch4
FBI battle over locked iPhone could have been...

FBI battle over locked iPhone could have been avoided with a $4 piece of software (https://bgr.com/2016/02/23/fbi-vs-apple-iphone-mdm-software/)

I heard that if the Justice Department had just...
Forum: Soap Box 2015-08-28, 20:11
Replies: 1,648
Views: 84,603
Posted By ch4
A "rabidly anti-gay Georgia Republican...

A "rabidly anti-gay Georgia Republican legislator" sashays into a bit of honesty.

The Georgia GOP Is in a Civil War Over Anti-Gay “Religious Liberty” Bill...
Forum: Soap Box 2015-06-29, 13:40
Replies: 1,648
Views: 84,603
Posted By ch4
[/QUOTE] I note that a common theme in...

[/QUOTE]

I note that a common theme in conservatives' reactions has been the presumption that Christians have a "right" to force other people to abide by Christian principles (that are not written...
Forum: Lounge 2015-06-29, 13:24
Replies: 1,296
Views: 86,886
Posted By ch4
There was a time, earlier in HSX history, when a...

There was a time, earlier in HSX history, when a large portfolio could be converted into real money on eBay. The idea was to auction off the password of your HSX account to someone who wanted to...
Forum: Lounge 2015-06-26, 19:34
Replies: 1,296
Views: 86,886
Posted By ch4
Yesterday, my Hollywood Stock Exchange (hsx.com)...

Yesterday, my Hollywood Stock Exchange (hsx.com) portfolio value rose above H$1,000,000,000.00 for the first time.

Next goal: break into the Top 2000.
Forum: Lounge 2015-06-26, 19:18
Replies: 1,344
Views: 86,379
Posted By ch4
When they're given model names like "Charger"...

When they're given model names like "Charger" "Challenger", "Viper", "Ram", "Rampage", "Demon", "Warlock", ... (http://www.ranker.com/list/full-list-of-dodge-models/reference)
Forum: Soap Box 2015-06-26, 15:16
Replies: 1,648
Views: 84,603
Posted By ch4
Though it doesn't directly affect you in...

Though it doesn't directly affect you in particular -- Congratulations, Brian! :-)

(And also to a Jack and a certain other Brian, in Detroit or wherever you may be ...)
Forum: Lounge 2015-01-13, 00:52
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By ch4
Here's a resource of several articles for keeping...

Here's a resource of several articles for keeping resolutions of all kinds:

"Keep Your 2015 Resolutions" (http://www.scientificamerican.com/editorial/keep-your-2015-resolutions/)
Forum: Science & Technology 2014-12-05, 02:09
Replies: 2,886
Views: 215,737
Posted By ch4
But it _is_ 666 hectograms.

But it _is_ 666 hectograms.
Forum: Chess 2014-12-05, 00:34
Replies: 288
Views: 30,583
Posted By ch4
A noticeable mistake. Black lost two tempi...

A noticeable mistake. Black lost two tempi because of the required knight moves (since a5 was not a good place for it) and helped White un-cramp his position, while trading off a potential major...
Forum: Science & Technology 2014-10-28, 18:52
Replies: 2,886
Views: 215,737
Posted By ch4
Indications that the examiner.com article is...

Indications that the examiner.com article is sensationalist rather than informative:

1. Lead photo (of Comet ISON) is completely unrelated to the asteroid.

2. Loose, non-quantitative wording,...
Forum: Soap Box 2014-08-04, 03:12
Replies: 271
Views: 10,702
Posted By ch4
Your point is ... ?

Your point is ... ?
Forum: Science & Technology 2014-08-03, 22:11
Replies: 2,886
Views: 215,737
Posted By ch4
OTOH, there's the Darwin's...

OTOH, there's the Darwin's (http://www.gregbear.com/books/darwinsradio.cfm) Radio (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darwin%27s_Radio) premise ...
Forum: Soap Box 2014-08-03, 21:51
Replies: 271
Views: 10,702
Posted By ch4
Says it pretty well: By Geneva Convention: ...

Says it pretty well:

By Geneva Convention:

If Gaza civilians volunteer to be human shields, they thus voluntarily become combatants and legitimate targets.

If Gaza civilians are...
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