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PostMon Apr 25, 2022 5:13 pm 
"African American Elon Musk buys Twitter!"

Radio talk show host.

LOL

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PostMon Apr 25, 2022 10:20 pm 
"We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them."

- Einstein

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PostMon Apr 25, 2022 11:08 pm 
"My minimalist approach is this: Donít go into bear country without a deterrent and commit to making noise. You canít outrun them, you canít outwit them, you canít out-anything them. You need a way to say to the bear: 'this far; no farther.'"

- Tom Smith, Bear Biologist - Survival Mag

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PostWed Apr 27, 2022 7:47 am 
Chief Joseph wrote:
you canít outwit them

Over the years, I have run into my share of bears that had strategies for getting food bags.  But not a single one of them ever figured out the easy way, simply severing the rope suspending the bag in the tree.  Just sayin'.  biggrin.gif

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PostWed May 04, 2022 12:39 pm 
"Far too many good brains have been afflicted by the pointless enthusiasm for useless knowledge.Ē

-Seneca

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PostSat Jun 18, 2022 2:14 am 
"I have a foreboding of an America in my children's or grandchildren's time -- when the United States is a service and information economy; when nearly all the manufacturing industries have slipped away to other countries; when awesome technological powers are in the hands of a very few, and no one representing the public interest can even grasp the issues; when the people have lost the ability to set their own agendas or knowledgeably question those in authority; when, clutching our crystals and nervously consulting our horoscopes, our critical faculties in decline, unable to distinguish between what feels good and what's true, we slide, almost without noticing, back into superstition and darkness.

The dumbing down of America is most evident in the slow decay of substantive content in the enormously influential media, the 30 second sound bites (now down to 10 seconds or less), lowest common denominator programming, credulous presentations on pseudoscience and superstition, but especially a kind of celebration of ignorance."

Carl Sagan, 1995

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PostFri Aug 05, 2022 11:15 am 
Quoting a friend while at the Red Hot Chili Peppers concert at T-mobile park a couple of nights ago...."I have T-mobile cell service and I can't get a signal here".  Ironic. I have Consumer Cellular and it worked fine for me. The RHCP concert was awesome though!

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PostFri Aug 05, 2022 5:03 pm 
"Never underestimate the power of human stupidity."

the notebooks of lazarus long

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PostFri Aug 05, 2022 5:18 pm 
cdestroyer wrote:
"Never underestimate the power of human stupidity."

the notebooks of lazarus long

This reminds me of something a friend told me recently:

The amount of overhead to make bad decisions at (major bank name redacted) is hilarious.

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PostWed Aug 10, 2022 4:18 am 
You'll never have enough money, if all you have is money!

Sometimes you have to risk it to get the biscuit!

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