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by Rafe
Sun Sep 27, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Joe Biden
Replies: 368
Views: 40892

Re: Joe Biden

My understanding of the law, and this could be wrong, is that the party controls their nominee's slot. If anything happens to the nominee between the convention and the electoral college ballot, the party can name any other qualified person to the slot. If it happens after the electoral college vot...
by Rafe
Sat Sep 26, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Bloomberg
Replies: 52
Views: 4105

Re: Bloomberg

September 24: Florida AG defends investigation of Bloomberg's donations to help felons vote https://www.foxnews.com/politics/florida-ashley-moody-mike-bloomberg-felon-vote-election-investigation "That doesn't matter what party it is that triggers Florida law. Under Florida law, you cannot directly o...
by Rafe
Fri Sep 25, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Scotus question?
Replies: 10
Views: 573

Re: Scotus question?

If we can believe the NY Times, Judge Amy Coney Barrett is announced:

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/25/us/p ... court.html
by Rafe
Tue Sep 22, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Texas GOP Urges Abbott to ‘Open Texas Now’
Replies: 4
Views: 287

Re: Texas GOP Urges Abbott to ‘Open Texas Now’

Just curious. Does anybody recognize more than one or two names on the State Republican Executive Committee (SREC)?

https://www.texasgop.org/leadership-dir ... committee/
by Rafe
Tue Sep 22, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Global Warming/Global Cooling/Climate Change
Replies: 72
Views: 16754

Re: Global Warming/Global Cooling/Climate Change

Just stumbled across this; if it's been posted before, apologies. The opening few seconds just gets your eyebrows scrunched up. But hang on to listen to Jordan Peterson...

by Rafe
Tue Sep 22, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Bloomberg
Replies: 52
Views: 4105

Re: Bloomberg

https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/517522-bloomberg-pays-fines-for-32000-felons-in-florida-so-they-can-vote Bloomberg is paying the fines of 32,000 felons in Florida, so they can vote in the election. Will cost him $16,000,000. Michael Bloomberg is such a swell guy! If you look up the manifestat...
by Rafe
Tue Sep 22, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: Five James Bond guns stolen in brazen robbery in England
Replies: 6
Views: 228

Re: Five James Bond guns stolen in brazen robbery in England

The Annoyed Man wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 12:23 pm
Maybe they couldn’t get anyone else to steal them.
:iagree: :smilelol5:
by Rafe
Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: Five James Bond guns stolen in brazen robbery in England
Replies: 6
Views: 228

Re: Five James Bond guns stolen in brazen robbery in England

Andy's got the only reason I can possibly think of. Certainly it wasn't an experiment to see how much lint can accumulate in the firing mechanism. ;-) Turns out there aren't many good pictures of this small, ugly gun on the web. You'll have to use your imagination to figure out what the pistol would...
by Rafe
Mon Sep 21, 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Joe Biden
Replies: 368
Views: 40892

Re: Joe Biden

An article today in the liberal mouthpiece, "The Independent," states that what Biden needs to do is promote his OWN choice for the Supreme Court, and that will help him get elected. It says the one, overwhelming best choice is......Stacey Abrams. Holy smokes.... they're serious, too. Dang you! I s...
by Rafe
Mon Sep 21, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: Five James Bond guns stolen in brazen robbery in England
Replies: 6
Views: 228

Re: Five James Bond guns stolen in brazen robbery in England

Breaking news: the thieves left behind the Beretta M418, Bond's gun in the first five novels. They left it behind because Ian Fleming was never actually a gun guy, and he chose the M418 because it was small and he thought it looked like a spy's pistol. The M418 is a straight blowback gun with fixed ...
by Rafe
Mon Sep 21, 2020 6:53 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Protests - the next level?
Replies: 556
Views: 26928

Re: Protests - the next level?

C-dub wrote:
Sun Sep 20, 2020 6:41 pm
I thought the whole going for a knife thing had been debunked. He already had it and dropped it when shot.
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"Watch out! I have a karambit and don't have any idea how to use it!"
by Rafe
Sun Sep 20, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Ruth Bader Ginsberg - dies 9.18.2020
Replies: 58
Views: 1713

Re: Ruth Bader Ginsberg - dies 9.18.2020

Pelosi says the democrats will block any nominations by Trump ABC News: Pelosi says Democrats will 'use every arrow in our quiver' to block Trump's Supreme Court nominee. https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/pelosi-democrats-arrow-quiver-block-trumps-supreme-court/story?id=73121750 "We have a responsibi...
by Rafe
Sat Sep 19, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: TX: Harris County judge indicted by Feds
Replies: 18
Views: 1980

Re: TX: Harris County judge indicted by Feds

So how much time was served? I need to know, because it may impact my decision to commit embezzlement. :mrgreen: Well, my Google Fu there is weak today. But in looking for that, I turned up this tidbit: https://www.click2houston.com/news/local/2020/08/13/former-harris-county-judge-indicted-on-wire-...
by Rafe
Sat Sep 19, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: TX:The mean streets of Houston
Replies: 544
Views: 45035

Re: TX:The mean streets of Houston

https://www.click2houston.com/news/local/2020/09/14/woman-dies-in-drive-by-shooting-while-inside-home-in-nw-harris-county-deputies-say/ Young woman with a disability was shot dead as she slept by a motorcycle by shooter who riddled the house with shotgun, pistol and rifle fire. 128 https://abc13.co...

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