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Jump to new posts Re: Maybe 45 needs to end it all with a .45 by grelber @ Today at 01:55 PM

If all goes according to plan, he'll be coming home from Hanoi in a casket ... attached to the head of an ICBM ... or so one would fervently hope.
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Jump to new posts Re: Maybe 45 needs to end it all with a .45 by ryck @ Today at 12:13 PM

Originally Posted By: deniroWhen my brother worked in Washington, he told me that threatening any federal official was against the law, whether you are doing it in print or speech, in jest or not. Define "threatening a federal official". I
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Jump to new posts Re: Maybe 45 needs to end it all with a .45 by freelance @ Today at 10:08 AM

Good point, but I think they'll be going after Saturday Night Live first.
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Jump to new posts Re: Maybe 45 needs to end it all with a .45 by deniro @ Today at 07:03 AM

When my brother worked in Washington, he told me that threatening any federal official was against the law, whether you are doing it in print or speech, in jest or not. I discourage everyone from engaging in this kind of thing, for many reasons, rega
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Jump to new posts Re: Maybe 45 needs to end it all with a .45 by freelance @ Yesterday at 08:44 AM

A female Trump supporter was being interviewed by Louis Theroux. When asked about Trump's flaws, she said, "Yeah, he's an #$!&, but he's our #$!&."
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Jump to new posts Re: Maybe 45 needs to end it all with a .45 by artie505 @ Yesterday at 07:28 AM

"You don’t need a particularly keen eye for detail to spot a few flaws in the man." That pretty much sums it up. Very nicely done!
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Jump to new posts Re: Maybe 45 needs to end it all with a .45 by grelber @ Yesterday at 12:24 AM

Someone on Quora asked, “Why do some British people not like Donald Trump?” Nate White, an articulate and witty writer from England wrote this magnificent response. “Why do some British people not like Donald Trump?” Pretty much reflects t
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Jump to new posts Re: Trump's tax reform - Just another con by artie505 @ 02/16/19 09:05 AM

Originally Posted By: grelberFrankly, I would like the government qua tax man to have the use of my money for a shorter rather than longer period, especially if a refund is in the works — ie, I want my money to work for me rather than the governmen
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Jump to new posts Re: Trump's tax reform - Just another con by grelber @ 02/16/19 07:55 AM

Originally Posted By: joemikebWhat is really hidden in Trump's tax reform is an increase in taxes paid by the middle class so the [tax] rate on the wealthy can be reduced. December sales were the lowest in years and with the middle class not receivin
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Jump to new posts Re: Trump's tax reform - Just another con by joemikeb @ 02/16/19 07:18 AM

What is really hidden in Trump's tax reform is an increase in taxes paid by the middle class so the tx rate on the wealthy can be reduced. December sales were the lowest in years and with the middle class not receiving tax refunds or worse ending up
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Jump to new posts Re: Trump's tax reform - Just another con by jchuzi @ 02/16/19 03:13 AM

There are, at least, some wealthy people with a conscience. They’re Rich and They’re Mad About Taxes (Too Low!)
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Jump to new posts Trump's tax reform - Just another con by ryck @ 02/15/19 03:03 PM

It's too bad that most of Trump's base don't or can't read, this might open their eyes.
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Jump to new posts Re: Maybe 45 needs to end it all with a .45 by grelber @ 02/15/19 01:17 AM

Time to get on with it ... McCabe Says Justice Dept Officials Had Discussions About Pushing Trump Out The former deputy FBI director, in a “60 Minutes” interview that will air fully on Sunday, said top department officials had considered recrui
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Jump to new posts Re: Key cap popped off by deniro @ 02/14/19 10:23 AM

Article about the Macally solar keyboard. https://www.appleworld.today/blog/2019/2...easonable-price
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Jump to new posts The Cloud.... by ryck @ 02/14/19 07:58 AM

.....in layperson's terms.
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Jump to new posts Re: icloud a bit haywire by kevs @ 02/13/19 08:10 PM

Thanks Joe, actually, I opened a case with Apple and the supervisor is getting engineers on this. So frustrated had to post... but let's see what they find. Everything you asked is A ok. We archived icloud drive today, and they will dig in. Currentl
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Jump to new posts Re: icloud a bit haywire by joemikeb @ 02/13/19 06:33 PM

No answer, but I have some questions that may point to a solution: In System Preferences > iCloud Drive > Options > Desktop & Documents Folders checked (✔) and in that same window is Optimize Mac Storage checked (✔) on on both your
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Jump to new posts Re: Ad astra: another passing. by joemikeb @ 02/13/19 12:07 PM

Mars Rover Twelve years into a mission that was scheduled to last for ninety days. Rover traveled 25 miles on the Martian surface, took thousands of pictures, and changed the scientific view of Mars. Well Done Rover!
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Jump to new posts Re: 10.13.6 Combo Updater not cooperating by joemikeb @ 02/13/19 11:58 AM

Originally Posted By: freelanceWith this method (Option+Command+R), do you lose your User data? I presume I would not be offered Mojave, as I do not have a Metal-compatible graphics card. The only ways you might lose your data would be an SSD failur
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Jump to new posts icloud a bit haywire by kevs @ 02/13/19 11:02 AM

Suddenly, things (reside in icloud but I access on both laptop/ desktop) --some I edit on my latptop are not being reflected on desktop (spiritual word doc); and things I'm deleting in one folder on desktop (temp docs); are not being deleted on lapto
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Jump to new posts Re: 10.13.6 Combo Updater not cooperating by freelance @ 02/13/19 10:40 AM

Originally Posted By: joemikebAs to your speculation that changing your SSD from APFS to HFS+, how did you make the conversion without erasing/reformatting the SSD and re-installing High Sierra? That's exactly how I did it: installed High Sierra, set
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Jump to new posts Re: 10.13.6 Combo Updater not cooperating by joemikeb @ 02/13/19 08:50 AM

That particular, and very annoying, error has been around for a long time and a number of causes and solutions have been posited but I have never seen anything conclusive. As to your speculation that changing your SSD from APFS to HFS+, how did you
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Jump to new posts 10.13.6 Combo Updater not cooperating by freelance @ 02/13/19 02:17 AM

My current start-up drive runs 10.13.6. After a couple of system freezes involving full screen movies and VLC 3.0.6, I thought I'd refresh things by running the 10.13.6 combo update. The dialogue box came up: "macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 Update c