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by HokieAl
Jul Wed 19, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 825
Views: 13332

Re: President Trump

This Russia stuff is a big nothing burger as we've seen written a thousand times. Who cares besides liberals?
by HokieAl
Jul Wed 19, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 825
Views: 13332

Re: President Trump

Like I said, blame congress, not trump. Trump promised an easy fix, scrapping Obamacare for something wonderful. He had no clue what he was doing. President Trump told GOP senators at the White House on Wednesday that they should cancel their August recess and not leave town until acting to repeal O...
by HokieAl
Jul Wed 19, 2017 9:47 am
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 825
Views: 13332

Re: President Trump

Mac66 wrote:
Jul Wed 19, 2017 8:16 am

First 6 months, with a Republican dominated Congress: 0 legislative wins...
And this isn't because of democrats. It's because of "republicans" in congress. drain the swamp and replace them with people interested in the agenda.
by HokieAl
Jul Tue 18, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 825
Views: 13332

Re: President Trump

Mac66 wrote:
Jul Tue 18, 2017 12:29 pm
Both Senators who said no last night said the latest bill did not go far enough.

Not taking them at their word?
I don't understand why you're blaming Trump? He can't sign it until they pass it. Like I said, blame congress, not trump.
by HokieAl
Jul Tue 18, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 825
Views: 13332

Re: President Trump

Mac66 wrote:
Jul Tue 18, 2017 11:56 am


With radical Republicans controlling the White House
LOL. Right there you know this article is meant to bash the right. Time to move on to something fair.
by HokieAl
Jul Tue 18, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 825
Views: 13332

Re: President Trump

Don't blame Trump. Blame Congress.
by HokieAl
Jul Thu 13, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 825
Views: 13332

Re: President Trump

Mac66 wrote:
Jul Thu 13, 2017 7:35 am

Yes, sending little Donny is an example:
met with a representative of the Russian government
The Russian govt? Are you talking about the lawyer? The one who the obama admin pulled strings to let in without a visa?
by HokieAl
Jul Sat 08, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: The "Global Warming" Debates-a.k.a. "Arguing with Idiots"
Replies: 5576
Views: 164211

Re: The "Global Warming" Debates-a.k.a. "Arguing with Idiots"

As long as there isn't a drought then.
by HokieAl
Jul Thu 06, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: The "Global Warming" Debates-a.k.a. "Arguing with Idiots"
Replies: 5576
Views: 164211

Re: The "Global Warming" Debates-a.k.a. "Arguing with Idiots"

No Way!
Study Finds Temperature Adjustments Account For ‘Nearly All Of The Warming’ In Climate Data
http://dailycaller.com/2017/07/05/exclu ... mate-data/
by HokieAl
Jun Wed 28, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: Obamacare is a failure
Replies: 922
Views: 29477

Re: Obamacare is a failure

Mac66 wrote:
Jun Wed 28, 2017 8:30 am


8 years to prepare, both Houses and the presidency, 50+ symbolic votes to repeal, campaign promises, and all they have is tweaks, not a replacement.
Agreed. Pathetic. Gross incompetence political posturing. Either way it's not representing US.
by HokieAl
Jun Sun 04, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: Kathy Griffin teams up with isisisisis....
Replies: 8
Views: 347

Re: Kathy Griffin teams up with isisisisis....

pat wrote:
Jun Sat 03, 2017 8:57 am
left globally condemned her for it
Baldwin is a leftie

http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-new ... sy-w485720
by HokieAl
Jun Sat 03, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: Kathy Griffin teams up with isisisisis....
Replies: 8
Views: 347

Re: Kathy Griffin teams up with isisisisis....

What she did was wrong, stupid, completely unfunny and lacking in any artistic merit whatsoever. I'd be surprised if she has any career whatsoever after this. But a big difference between the right and left is that the left globally condemned her for it and CNN fired her immediately. They didn't wa...
by HokieAl
Jun Thu 01, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: Kathy Griffin teams up with isisisisis....
Replies: 8
Views: 347

Re: Kathy Griffin teams up with isisisisis....

She's an idiot.

And she's never been funny. Remember she was in an episode of Seinfeld and was beyond annoying.
by HokieAl
May Fri 19, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: The "Global Warming" Debates-a.k.a. "Arguing with Idiots"
Replies: 5576
Views: 164211

Re: The "Global Warming" Debates-a.k.a. "Arguing with Idiots"

According to the UMass report, Pilgrim Station offers good paying jobs to a skilled and specialized workforce. Those jobs, said presenter Jennifer Stromsten, pay higher wages than the state median. According to the report, The average weekly wage at Pilgrim Station is more than double the average w...
by HokieAl
May Fri 19, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: The "Global Warming" Debates-a.k.a. "Arguing with Idiots"
Replies: 5576
Views: 164211

Re: The "Global Warming" Debates-a.k.a. "Arguing with Idiots"

According to the UMass report, Pilgrim Station offers good paying jobs to a skilled and specialized workforce. Those jobs, said presenter Jennifer Stromsten, pay higher wages than the state median. According to the report, The average weekly wage at Pilgrim Station is more than double the average w...
by HokieAl
May Fri 19, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: The "Global Warming" Debates-a.k.a. "Arguing with Idiots"
Replies: 5576
Views: 164211

Re: The "Global Warming" Debates-a.k.a. "Arguing with Idiots"

Entergy pays about 10 million in taxes per year. That's gone in in 2019. This project, if approved, will pay about 3 million per year. Plus construction jobs building a facility near Pilgrim. It won't all be gone, just most of it. Another big impact will be the loss of good paying jobs (over 100K) ...
by HokieAl
May Fri 19, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: The "Global Warming" Debates-a.k.a. "Arguing with Idiots"
Replies: 5576
Views: 164211

Re: The "Global Warming" Debates-a.k.a. "Arguing with Idiots"

How is buying electricity from Canada revenue for MA?

That's about enough to replace Pilgrim once it shuts down. As long as it stays windy.
by HokieAl
May Mon 15, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Tower at coastal gas station
Replies: 29
Views: 3769

Re: Tower at coastal gas station

T-Mobile sold that tower, AT&T put their rack up a while ago, and Verizon is finally putting theirs up.

At least AT&T and now Verizon customers near there will have great service.
by HokieAl
May Tue 02, 2017 9:56 am
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: The "Global Warming" Debates-a.k.a. "Arguing with Idiots"
Replies: 5576
Views: 164211

Re: The "Global Warming" Debates-a.k.a. "Arguing with Idiots"

bobkat wrote:
Vlad_Rap wrote:No one could possibly have come up with a better crisis than "climate change"

Vald_Rap I just want to get this straight. You are saying there is no climate change.
No wonder why your viewpoints are the way they are. How did you make that leap?
by HokieAl
Apr Wed 19, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 825
Views: 13332

Re: President Trump

Mac66 wrote:Read a little slower.
I'm sure I can read just as fast as you can. You're blinded by liberal idealism though.
Mac66 wrote: Are you sure that every dollar of the 600 billion dollar military budget is spent perfectly?
No. Not a chance. I look forward to massive reforms in that too.
by HokieAl
Apr Wed 19, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 825
Views: 13332

Re: President Trump

Measuring educational outcomes is very difficult. So your answer then is to keep spending $7600/child to attain something you can't really measure and aren't sure about. The federal government spends in excess of $7 billion on Head Start annually, for an average cost of about $7,600 per child serve...
by HokieAl
Apr Wed 12, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: The "Global Warming" Debates-a.k.a. "Arguing with Idiots"
Replies: 5576
Views: 164211

Re: The "Global Warming" Debates-a.k.a. "Arguing with Idiots"

Not even a lab is immune to the effects of global warming.
by HokieAl
Apr Fri 07, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 825
Views: 13332

Re: President Trump

Mac66 wrote:
Can't quite let go of Obama can you?
That invisible red line became visible.
by HokieAl
Apr Thu 06, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 825
Views: 13332

Re: President Trump

Home, I don't know who bobcat is but I assure you that we are not one and the same. You keep making claims that programs or services like Head Start or libraries either don't work or are no longer relevant. You never seem to back up these claims. All I am asking us that you provide some relevant da...
by HokieAl
Apr Thu 06, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 825
Views: 13332

Re: President Trump

Home, I don't know who bobcat is but I assure you that we are not one and the same. You keep making claims that programs or services like Head Start or libraries either don't work or are no longer relevant. You never seem to back up these claims. All I am asking us that you provide some relevant da...
by HokieAl
Apr Thu 06, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 825
Views: 13332

Re: President Trump

Mac66 wrote:
if Rice refuses to testify before Congress if asked, there is reason to believe she may be implicated in something serious.
If. Reason to believe. All speculation and griping, all the time.
You cited him, I finished the sentence.
by HokieAl
Apr Thu 06, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 825
Views: 13332

Re: President Trump

Charles Krauthammer said Wednesday that both people and pundits "don't know a damn thing" about whether Susan Rice is guilty of wrongdoing. I'll go with what Chuck says. It's just noise unless proven otherwise. However, Krauthammer added that if Rice refuses to testify before Congress if asked, the...
by HokieAl
Apr Thu 06, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 825
Views: 13332

Re: President Trump

Noise. Diversion from real news. News you can lose. Susan Rice’s White House Unmasking: A Watergate-style Scandal Her interest was not in national security but to advance the political interests of the Democratic party. The national-security adviser is not an investigator. She is a White House staf...
by HokieAl
Apr Thu 06, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 825
Views: 13332

Re: President Trump

Home Al So Head Start doesn't work and libraries are useless. What do you base your opinions on? Have you checked out your local library or any library lately? Amazing things are going on and by the way, readership and lending books are going up, not down in spite of the new technologies. Make a vi...
by HokieAl
Apr Thu 06, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 825
Views: 13332

Re: President Trump

What do you think AppFlash will do that Google does not do already??? You don't need to buy a Verizon device either. If it's not a Verizon branded device, they can't install their crap on it. Verizon and Sprint aren't the best places to bring unlocked devices, but T-Mobile and AT&T are great places...
by HokieAl
Apr Thu 06, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: Obamacare is a failure
Replies: 922
Views: 29477

Re: Obamacare is a failure

Another one bites the dust. Aetna exits Iowa individual insurance market for 2018 Aetna, citing financial risk and the uncertain outlook, said on Thursday it is still evaluating other remaining individual insurance markets, which include Delaware, Nebraska and Virginia. The company exited about a do...
by HokieAl
Apr Tue 04, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 825
Views: 13332

Re: President Trump

MCasper wrote:
Mac66 wrote:
BTW David McCullough is awesome
Completely agree.

https://youtu.be/GI_y7zUWtKA
Autographed my copy of John Adams, most engaging historian I've ever read.
He was also fascinating to listen to. The way he speaks, he could make staring at paint drying interesting.
by HokieAl
Apr Tue 04, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 825
Views: 13332

Re: President Trump

But you're fine with Trump and his little runs to FL Where he meets and plays golf with allies to broker deals. Very typical business on the golf course. Contrast with bozo who played with Tiger. Of what possible value was that other than his own entertainment? BTW David McCullough is awesome. Saw ...
by HokieAl
Apr Tue 04, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 825
Views: 13332

Re: President Trump

Mac66 wrote:
Not surprised the Trump budget whacks public libraries.
I don't think the federal government should be funding libraries. Leave it up to the town. If you like your library, you can keep your library.
by HokieAl
Apr Tue 04, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 825
Views: 13332

Re: President Trump

Summer reading. Story times. Art contests. Concerts. Book club kits. 3d printing. STEM kits. Mobile hot spots and iPads for borrowing. Museum passes. Speakers. Movie nights. Tutoring sessions. Meeting room usage by community groups is off the charts. Lots going on. Maybe lots going on, but almost n...
by HokieAl
Apr Tue 04, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 825
Views: 13332

Re: President Trump

Public libraries are evolving, not dying. Big difference. Yeah, you can get DVD's there now and download audiobooks. I don't think as many people go there now, certainly not children working on reports. Maybe older people still go, but I think children are growing up with little need to visit the l...
by HokieAl
Apr Tue 04, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 825
Views: 13332

Re: President Trump

public library funding Sorry to say it, but those are going the way of the dodo bird. Not a lot of use for the traditional library any more, not the the extent there used to be. We don't use hitching posts anymore either. Many people use their cell phone as their primary line. Things change, like t...
by HokieAl
Apr Mon 03, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: Judicial Overreach
Replies: 59
Views: 1240

Re: Judicial Overreach

Mac66 wrote:The Dems, foolishly vowing to block the Gorsuch nomination. Still mad about Garland
All political theater. As a lame duck, Obama should never have selected anyone but he did it since he's arrogant and wanted to cause trouble.
by HokieAl
Mar Fri 24, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: Trumpcare
Replies: 50
Views: 901

Re: Trumpcare

Nothing about costs. More swamp draining needed.

ACA had a fraudulent name.

When you read motherjones and all the other radical left wing commie blogs all night long, your perspective will be equally whacked.
by HokieAl
Mar Fri 24, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: Trumpcare
Replies: 50
Views: 901

Re: Trumpcare

Bad bill. Too liberal. Thank God it didn't pass.