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Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 24th January 2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,291
Posted By Tricky
I agree, I wouldn't leave a vet for doing what...

I agree, I wouldn't leave a vet for doing what the owner asked for (or referring it) but when a place is advertising it in their "hold" spiel, I consider that to be pushing acupuncture, and it makes...
Forum: USA Politics 24th January 2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 16,798
Posted By Tricky
If Sara Palin had been on his staff, we'd have a...

If Sara Palin had been on his staff, we'd have a strong contender.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 24th January 2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,291
Posted By Tricky
Would you have a vet that advertises acupuncture?

I just moved to a new town and I was looking for a veteranarian. I did a "Yelp" search and some other background work and found one nearby that had good reviews, so I called.

First thing they did...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 27th May 2017, 05:31 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 32,188
Posted By Tricky
A true Christian is anyone who says they are. ...

A true Christian is anyone who says they are. That's all it takes.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 15th April 2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,274
Posted By Tricky
It's Saturday, so this is "Jesus Was Dead All...

It's Saturday, so this is "Jesus Was Dead All Day" day. He was crucified on Friday and from the descriptions, he took a long time to die. Then he was resurrected sometime Saturday night or before...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 26th January 2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,500
Posted By Tricky
Me personally? I kill (or accept killed things)...

Me personally? I kill (or accept killed things) in order to eat them. Every single thing I digest is of biologic origin, plants and animals, and they are either dead when I eat them or will be...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 16th December 2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 460
Split Thread: Building an Ark
Views: 60,371
Posted By Tricky
Washed away to where? There should at least be a...

Washed away to where? There should at least be a sedimentary layer of flood deposits in the depths of every ocean, and there is not. The amount of sediment deposited by even a local flood is...
Forum: USA Politics 3rd November 2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2,664
Views: 380,408
Posted By Tricky
Not necessarily. You have to consider long-term...

Not necessarily. You have to consider long-term best interest versus short term. For example, making a decision because it puts immediate money in your pocket might seem wise, but if the...
Forum: USA Politics 29th October 2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2,664
Views: 380,408
Posted By Tricky
Like Dr. Frankenstein, she wasn't that crazy...

Like Dr. Frankenstein, she wasn't that crazy about what she had created became.
Forum: USA Politics 27th October 2016, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2,664
Views: 380,408
Posted By Tricky
No. Electoral votes are based on the total...

No. Electoral votes are based on the total number of Congressional seats, Senate and H of R. So the minimum number of electoral votes is three.
Forum: USA Politics 11th October 2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,496
Posted By Tricky
Speaking for myself, as one who lives in Texas,...

Speaking for myself, as one who lives in Texas, I'm afraid to put up yard signs because I know that Trump has encouraged violence against his opponents. I confine my protests to the internet.
Forum: USA Politics 11th October 2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,971
Posted By Tricky
I agree for the most part. But I think it is...

I agree for the most part. But I think it is time for the GOP to ditch the Tea Party. Let them start their own party and let the GOP come back to the theme of principled conservatism. I probably...
Forum: USA Politics 11th October 2016, 05:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,377
Posted By Tricky
The Tea Party was doing a respectable job of that...

The Tea Party was doing a respectable job of that even before, but he sure stepped up the pace.
Forum: USA Politics 11th October 2016, 04:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,377
Posted By Tricky
No, but we were talking about damage to his...

No, but we were talking about damage to his brand. Admittedly most casinos in Atlantic City are in trouble, but if any of them pulled through, you'd think the Trump brand would be strongest. If his...
Forum: USA Politics 11th October 2016, 04:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,377
Posted By Tricky
We'll see. Trump Taj Mahal closes its doors....

We'll see.
Trump Taj Mahal closes its doors. (http://money.cnn.com/2016/10/10/news/companies/trump-taj-mahal-closed/)
Forum: USA Politics 10th October 2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3,145
Views: 394,917
Posted By Tricky
That either has changed or will, according to...

That either has changed or will, according to Olbermann...
Forum: USA Politics 10th October 2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 25,226
Posted By Tricky
The mistake wasn't nominating him. The party had...

The mistake wasn't nominating him. The party had little control over that or they would have certainly exercised it. The mistake was welcoming in all the Tea Party crazies. Or at least, that was...
Forum: USA Politics 8th October 2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3,145
Views: 394,917
Posted By Tricky
I think Hillary should reach out as if to shake...

I think Hillary should reach out as if to shake his hand, then grab him by the balls.
Forum: USA Politics 8th October 2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3,145
Views: 394,917
Posted By Tricky
That his comments were unforgivable and she would...

That his comments were unforgivable and she would not vote for him, or at least, refuse to support him. I'm guessing she's probably considering it, considering that he has admitted philandering...
Forum: USA Politics 8th October 2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3,145
Views: 394,917
Posted By Tricky
I never said she was a whore. I said it makes...

I never said she was a whore. I said it makes her look like a whore. But she has now denounced his words, though she asked people to forgive him. That's a little better than just silence. And no,...
Forum: USA Politics 7th October 2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3,145
Views: 394,917
Posted By Tricky
Yes, but the stakes just went higher. Now she...

Yes, but the stakes just went higher. Now she has been humiliated, and what she might have privately known becomes public fodder. No, it's not because she didn't know it was going on, but rather...
Forum: USA Politics 7th October 2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3,145
Views: 394,917
Posted By Tricky
Another interesting question will be how Melania...

Another interesting question will be how Melania Trump reacts. She had been married to Trump less than a year. When she discovers that nine months after her wedding, he was already trying tho have...
Forum: USA Politics 7th October 2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3,145
Views: 394,917
Posted By Tricky
It will be really interesting to see the next...

It will be really interesting to see the next round of polls.
Forum: USA Politics 7th October 2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3,588
Views: 296,509
Posted By Tricky
Sort of like Trump when he won the nomination?

Sort of like Trump when he won the nomination?
Forum: USA Politics 7th October 2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 25,226
Posted By Tricky
I expect it will depend on how big the loss is. ...

I expect it will depend on how big the loss is. If it's very tight, he'll be screaming "RIGGED!!" but if he gets thrashed, he may hide in shame.
Forum: USA Politics 3rd October 2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 32,769
Posted By Tricky
One reason is the "That makes me smart" comment...

One reason is the "That makes me smart" comment during the debate. Another is that since the story broke, nobody in the Trump campaign has denied it. Instead they have had minions shouting...
Forum: USA Politics 2nd October 2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 16,651
Posted By Tricky
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Forum: USA Politics 2nd October 2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 32,769
Posted By Tricky
Having a big enough loss to keep him from paying...

Having a big enough loss to keep him from paying taxes for eighteen years is an option only available to the very wealthy. Especially one who claims to be a billionaire. To me, that seems like an...
Forum: USA Politics 2nd October 2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 32,769
Posted By Tricky
I often hear the GOP saying that they'll make up...

I often hear the GOP saying that they'll make up the money for the tax cuts by "closing the loopholes", yet I've never seen them make any effort to close this great big loophole. What it amounts to...
Forum: USA Politics 30th September 2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,371
Posted By Tricky
Ding dong!!! Alabama Supreme Court Chief...

Ding dong!!!
Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore is suspended until the end of his term!...
Forum: USA Politics 23rd September 2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3,588
Views: 296,509
Posted By Tricky
Sure it will survive. But it may be badly...

Sure it will survive. But it may be badly damaged. I think the GW Bush administration proved that quite eloquently.
Forum: USA Politics 23rd September 2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,572
Posted By Tricky
So, do you want to blame Trump for some of the...

So, do you want to blame Trump for some of the things that his campaigners have said? There's a long list.
Forum: USA Politics 20th September 2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3,588
Views: 296,509
Posted By Tricky
Oh yeah, that slavery thing was a piece of cake.

Oh yeah, that slavery thing was a piece of cake.
Forum: USA Politics 10th September 2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4,020
Views: 355,918
Posted By Tricky
I suppose you could look at her tax returns to...

I suppose you could look at her tax returns to find that out. And you could also look at Trump's tax returns to find out who's paying...

Oh, wait...
Forum: USA Politics 8th September 2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3,588
Views: 296,509
Posted By Tricky
Good article about the many scandals of Donald...

Good article about the many scandals of Donald Trump (http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/09/donald-trump-scandals/474726/). Sounds like he's the one who should be in jail.
Forum: USA Politics 28th August 2016, 06:21 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,176
Posted By Tricky
It is a real problem, but Limbaugh is mistaken...

It is a real problem, but Limbaugh is mistaken about the reason for it. Susan Werner explains:
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Forum: USA Politics 26th August 2016, 11:32 PM
Replies: 4,020
Views: 355,918
Posted By Tricky
Donald Trump (to Blacks): You should vote for...

Donald Trump (to Blacks): You should vote for me. I'm not a bigot. Hillary is a bigot.
Large majority of Blacks: We don't think Hillary is a bigot.
Donald Trump: That's because you're all so...
Forum: USA Politics 24th July 2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 14,052
Posted By Tricky
I especially like how he is transparent with his...

I especially like how he is transparent with his tax returns.
Forum: USA Politics 3rd July 2016, 12:03 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,194
Posted By Tricky
That damn Clinton is so opaque that she refuses...

That damn Clinton is so opaque that she refuses to release her tax returns. Or was that some different candidate? Hmm...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 25th June 2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3,792
Split Thread: Signs of the End Times
Views: 242,942
Posted By Tricky
I prophesy that I will be blinded more than ten...

I prophesy that I will be blinded more than ten years ago.
Forum: USA Politics 17th June 2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 15,902
Posted By Tricky
With her record of quitting, I doubt that even a...

With her record of quitting, I doubt that even a brain-dead idiot would choose another brain-dead idiot. But they've both surprised me before.
Forum: USA Politics 7th June 2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3,973
Views: 364,938
Posted By Tricky
Because it is news and they are newspapers.

Because it is news and they are newspapers.
Forum: USA Politics 18th May 2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,959
Posted By Tricky
In case anyone is interested in a neutral...

In case anyone is interested in a neutral fact-checking site, It looks like no rules were broken....
Forum: USA Politics 9th April 2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,066
Posted By Tricky
He tried to engage them and get them to make some...

He tried to engage them and get them to make some points, but they just wanted to shout slogans. He made it quite clear that he does not mind protesters voicing coherent criticisms.
Forum: USA Politics 3rd April 2016, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3,973
Views: 364,938
Posted By Tricky
According to Politifact...

According to Politifact (http://www.politifact.com/personalities/hillary-clinton/), a non-partisan statement-analyzing group based in a right-of-center state, Hillary is the most truthful of all the...
Forum: USA Politics 3rd April 2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,109
Posted By Tricky
I always thought Paul Ryan looked a little...

I always thought Paul Ryan looked a little uncomfortable in the role of "extremist firebrand" that was forced on him by the Romney campaign. No, he's not liberal, but not as in-f'in-sane as many in...
Forum: USA Politics 2nd April 2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,687
Posted By Tricky
The biggest reason is the split in the GOP. Even...

The biggest reason is the split in the GOP. Even if he doesn't run a third-party election, Trump supporters are likely to boycott the election if their hero doesn't get the nomination. Especially...
Forum: USA Politics 21st February 2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3,361
Views: 323,857
Posted By Tricky
So you know what he his true beliefs are, and...

So you know what he his true beliefs are, and they are different from what he has stated in public several times? Some day I'd love to hear more about this amazing mind-reading talent of your, but...
Forum: USA Politics 21st February 2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3,361
Views: 323,857
Posted By Tricky
Non sequitur. Yes, all politicians lie. But...

Non sequitur. Yes, all politicians lie. But that doesn't change the fact that Trump has, several times, denied global climate change. Which means your earlier statement was incorrect. You might...
Forum: USA Politics 21st February 2016, 05:16 AM
Replies: 3,361
Views: 323,857
Posted By Tricky
It depends. If Cruz drops out, I can see his...

It depends. If Cruz drops out, I can see his voters mostly going to Trump. But if he stays in (as is likely) we may see a brokered convention, and Trump would have little chance in such a situation.
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