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  1. Which wealthy employers? When I lived in...

    Which wealthy employers?

    When I lived in Houston it was contractors who's trucks had magnetic or no signs. You didn't see Bechtel or Brown and Root trucks out there. Over in Lenoir City (20 min....
  2. I listened to what the President said. I...

    I listened to what the President said. I understand what he said. I understand what he did. I disagree with it. Clear enough?

    The "conventional wisdom" is that the "immigration system" is...
  3. The entire piece is a re-hash of 1930s era...

    The entire piece is a re-hash of 1930s era political propaganda. Any student of history would recognize this in a heartbeat. They might, or might not, agree with the content, but would damn sure...
  4. When I lived in Houston I used to drive past a...

    When I lived in Houston I used to drive past a street corner where a crowd of men would hang around in the a.m. and wait to be hired as "day labor." They were generally paid about 50% of minimum...
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    I don't know anything about the Elite. I'm on...

    I don't know anything about the Elite.

    I'm on Featherlite Number 3. I do tend to vote with my dollars!

    Good luck in your pick.

    G.
  6. Ever wonder who really wins under Obama's...

    Ever wonder who really wins under Obama's program? The employers in the underground economy, that's who.

    For if you will not sanction the employee for their unlawful status how do you sanction...
  7. Replacing constitutional government with Edicts...

    Replacing constitutional government with Edicts From the Caudillo. Brilliant, just brilliant.

    G.
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    The curb bit is not a problem in a horse properly...

    The curb bit is not a problem in a horse properly prepared for it.

    Odds are this one has a pretty "hard mouth" and some time with a good trainer will be required to teach the horse to rate.

    The...
  9. My wife had it done. It was between six and...

    My wife had it done. It was between six and eight weeks.

    G.
  10. In rural areas without zoning you can build...

    In rural areas without zoning you can build pretty much what you want, where you want. The issue is not "legal requirements" but operational convenience.

    That's the Good News about living in the...
  11. Those of us who see this as just another...

    Those of us who see this as just another political ploy to impress Latino voters are impressed.

    So a speech that will have major public policy impact will not be presented on "mainstream" media...
  12. Ah, Aboriginal Americans came here from someplace...

    Ah, Aboriginal Americans came here from someplace else, too.

    Indeed, so did Europeans and Asians. Ever hear of the Rift Valley?

    Maybe we should all consider ourselves as African-Americans?
    ...
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    Around here folks look to the "wooly worm"* for...

    Around here folks look to the "wooly worm"* for folk forecasts. The if the black bands are larger the winter will be more severe. I've seen many this year. Some were almost all black. Some almost...
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    Because of the term "verifiable." Testimonials...

    Because of the term "verifiable." Testimonials and observation, not verified by some objective evidence, are just "eye witness identifications." The science there is that those are heavily subject...
  15. Is the President the Chief Magistrate or the...

    Is the President the Chief Magistrate or the Chief Executive? This argument has been going on since Washington issued the first Executive Order.

    Claims that "non-deportation" equals "amnesty" are...
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    Cogent observations. There are also lots of...

    Cogent observations. There are also lots of folks who complain about their horse "running out of gas" on a trail ride when they, too, spend 20 hrs. a day in a stall and then get ridden twice a month...
  17. The "dreamer work permits" are just what is being...

    The "dreamer work permits" are just what is being expanded, now. They are an undertaking that they will not be deported. They are not an amnesty or anything like it. They are a product of...
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    Tact, like beauty, tends to lie in the eye of the...

    Tact, like beauty, tends to lie in the eye of the beholder.

    If what is being said is factual and not said with a sense of "meanness"* then the answer for the student is to "suck it up, get over...
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    What would Click and Clack do? I suspect they'd...

    What would Click and Clack do? I suspect they'd tell you to get thee to a repair facility muy pronto. You're driving around in a bomb. You haven't yet reached detonation...yet.

    Consider what...
  20. The president has authority to do one thing: stop...

    The president has authority to do one thing: stop deportations.

    He can't issue "work permits." He can't issue Green Cards. He can't direct that any Federal benefits be paid. He can't order the...
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    One, very important difference between the U.S....

    One, very important difference between the U.S. and the rest of the world is that "hate speech" is protected speech in the U.S. Note that not every form is protected (incitement to riot, fighting...
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    I'm going to bet that the Stubben saddle comment...

    I'm going to bet that the Stubben saddle comment was a bit of "poetic license." ;)

    My wife and I both ride Stubbens and they do fit virtually every horse we have reasonably well. Of course all...
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    +1. As for claimed "exceptions" see #9. If...

    +1.

    As for claimed "exceptions" see #9. If there is sufficient peer-reviewed evidence of efficacy and safety then do it. If not, then it's in the same category as other woo-woo stuff.

    G.
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    The Constitution guarantees freedom of speech...

    The Constitution guarantees freedom of speech from certain governmental actions and the Armed Forces guarantee the Constitution. Simple, yes??? :)

    As noted multiple times, folks are pretty much...
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    Could be many things. A faulty temperature...

    Could be many things.

    A faulty temperature sensor someplace. Official temperature (usually taken at airports which can range from "concrete jungles" like O'Hare or Hartsfield to very rural strips...
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