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Forum: Soap Box 2022-12-08, 14:30
Replies: 100
Views: 8,195
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
This usage of "conservative" is at best...

This usage of "conservative" is at best intellectually lazy, and IMO is Orwellian doublespeak. Shame on our news media! I would prefer "so-called conservative," "reactionary," or "fascist." Even...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-12-07, 14:26
Replies: 100
Views: 8,195
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
The US Supreme Court hears arguments today in...

The US Supreme Court hears arguments today in Moore v. Harper. At issue is the recently concocted "Independent Legislature Theory" which basically says that state legislatures have absolute...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-12-06, 19:01
Replies: 100
Views: 8,195
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
One Mohave County, AZ election official decided...

One Mohave County, AZ election official decided to vote to certify after being threatened with jail if he didn't. He then made the ludicrous assertion that the threat of jail for breaking the law...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-12-06, 15:30
Replies: 100
Views: 8,195
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Arizona's midterm election results were certified...

Arizona's midterm election results were certified by state officials Monday, December 5. This came after the Cochise County Board of Election Supervisors, which had missed the legal deadline for...
Forum: Lounge 2022-12-06, 13:21
Replies: 2,024
RIP
Views: 265,912
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Kirstie Alley...

Kirstie Alley (https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-63868992)
Forum: Soap Box 2022-12-05, 13:20
Replies: 991
Views: 107,686
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
This is way beyond "vandalism"...

This is way beyond "vandalism" (https://www.npr.org/2022/12/04/1140647869/power-substations-north-carolina-gunfire-vandalism)
Forum: Soap Box 2022-12-03, 17:33
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Regarding the Salton Sea, this story...

Regarding the Salton Sea, this story (https://www.npr.org/2022/10/06/1127307427/california-is-going-to-take-9-less-water-from-the-colorado-river) may be of interest.

The surface of the Dead Sea is...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-12-03, 14:33
Replies: 100
Views: 8,195
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
IMO a much more cogent point is that people...

IMO a much more cogent point is that people aren't computers. A computer has no discretion in "interpreting" its programming. It will interpret instructions as it is told to interpret them. As the...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-12-02, 14:59
Replies: 100
Views: 8,195
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
The results of one test are in. US District...

The results of one test are in. US District Judge Aileen Cannon exceeded her authority when she ordered a "Special Master" to review documents lawfully seized by executing s search warrant. She has...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-12-02, 14:06
Replies: 100
Views: 8,195
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
You mean like, making sure a Black US president...

You mean like, making sure a Black US president can't fill vacancies in the Federal judiciary, including on the US Supreme Court?
Forum: Lounge 2022-12-01, 15:40
Replies: 2,024
RIP
Views: 265,912
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Jiang Zemin...

Jiang Zemin (https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-63805991)
Forum: Soap Box 2022-12-01, 14:20
Replies: 100
Views: 8,195
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
After the last occupant of the White House had...

After the last occupant of the White House had the infamous White Supremacist and Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes (picture below), along with Ye (FKA Kanye West) to dinner at Mar-a-Lago, Republicans...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-11-30, 14:41
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Just pull the big plug to drain the excess water...

Just pull the big plug to drain the excess water into the hydroplate :grin:

Instead of trying to corral the increased volume of sea water, it might be more effective to relocate some real estate...
Forum: Lounge 2022-11-28, 13:30
Replies: 269
Views: 62,945
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Bird flu outbreak drives Nebraska to cull 1.8...

Bird flu outbreak drives Nebraska to cull 1.8 million more chickens (https://www.npr.org/2022/11/27/1139339994/nebraska-bird-flu-outbreak)
Forum: Science & Technology 2022-11-23, 00:32
Replies: 524
Views: 111,345
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Earthquake on Java...

Earthquake on Java (https://www.npr.org/2022/11/22/1138694190/indonesia-earthquake-science-severity-damage-deaths)
Forum: Lounge 2022-11-22, 14:37
Replies: 396
Views: 54,121
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
As mentioned in this post...

As mentioned in this post (https://www.mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=593629&postcount=269) a year ago, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th President of the United States, was assassinated on November...
Forum: Puzzles 2022-11-21, 16:02
Replies: 66
Views: 2,767
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Good one! :missingteeth: For n > 1, there is...

Good one! :missingteeth:

For n > 1, there is ("Bertrand's Postulate") at least one prime between 2^(n-1) and 2^n. These are the primes with precisely n bits. My rough-and-ready guess is that,...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-11-20, 15:49
Replies: 991
Views: 107,686
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Mass shooting in Colorado Springs...

Mass shooting in Colorado Springs (https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-63693310) (suspect's name censored out by yours truly)UPDATE: What we know about the shooting at a Colorado Springs LGBTQ...
Forum: Hobbies 2022-11-20, 14:51
Replies: 55
Views: 6,436
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
If you can pull over where some Mexican Hat...

If you can pull over where some Mexican Hat stalks are still standing, you can probably gather plenty of seeds. When I gather seeds I don't intend to plant immediately, I hold an open sandwich bag...
Forum: Lounge 2022-11-20, 01:05
Replies: 54
Views: 2,508
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Qatar will win. World Cup? No, this is the...

Qatar will win. World Cup? No, this is the Sportswashing Olympics.

EDIT: And indeed, all Qatar can possibly win is a thorough sportswashing.

For the first time in World Cup history, the host...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-11-19, 13:19
Replies: 100
Views: 8,195
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Stephen Colbert showed the offending video, but...

Stephen Colbert showed the offending video, but with a more appropriate choice of background music - Tom Petty's Don't Come Around Here No More.

Kari Lake has learned from The Master:-- [Guess...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-11-18, 20:42
Replies: 100
Views: 8,195
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Kari Lake, the loser in the 2022 Arizona...

Kari Lake, the loser in the 2022 Arizona Governor's race, is whining about a "broken election system" in Arizona.

How that could have happened is an interesting question, since the Republicans...
Forum: Hobbies 2022-11-18, 14:20
Replies: 55
Views: 6,436
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Last Thursday (November 10, 2022), I continued a...

Last Thursday (November 10, 2022), I continued a frenzy of yard work, completing most of my fall clean-up during what was very likely the last day in the 70's F (low 20's C) until next Spring. The...
Forum: Lounge 2022-11-17, 20:28
Replies: 2,024
RIP
Views: 265,912
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Robert Clary...

Robert Clary (https://www.reuters.com/world/us/robert-clary-holocaust-survivor-who-starred-tvs-hogans-heroes-dies-96-2022-11-17/)

The obituaries are in consensus that he was best-known for his...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-11-17, 17:26
Replies: 564
Views: 36,583
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
The court in the Hague has returned a verdict and...

The court in the Hague has returned a verdict and sentences for the shooting down of MH17 in 2014. In addition to plenty of pictures, the article in The Daily Mail...
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