LarryN

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  1. I have no idea "what other thread" you're talking about. But, by all means, show me where I criticized political appointees for shutting down traffic. While you're at it show me where I've excused this incident.
  2. two questions: 1.) When did I excuse him for one of his appointees shutting down three lanes of traffic on the GW Bridge? 2.) When did did I criticize others for closing down three lanes of traffic on the GW Bridge?
  3. He was a wanna-be Harry Houdini, I suppose.
  4. Based on the prices from the Amazon vendors and half.com http://product.half.ebay.com/Klan-Destine-Relationships-A-Black-Mans-Odyssey-in-the-Ku-Klux-Klan-by-Daryl-Davis-1997-Hardcover/784245&tg=info), I'd guess the book is out of print. Not available in the Harford County Library. It looks like an interesting read, but I don't pay $119 (minimum) for any book. (well, except my daughter's college textbooks....what a rip-off) ETA - Barnes and Nobele has the Nook edition for $10.49. That's much better....http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/klan-destine-relationships-daryl-davis/1102215572
  5. I recently read an interesting book called "The Sports Gene" (http://www.amazon.com/The-Sports-Gene-Extraordinary-Performance/dp/1591845114/ref=tmm_hrd_title_0) In it, the author discusses how most people of European ancestory have a certain percentage of shared genes with a particular African tribe. Apparently, this one particular tribe was the one that set out and explored and settled what is now Europe. Interestingly, there is more genetic diversity among the tribes of Africa, than there is anywhere else in the world. Although, this far down the genetic tree from those original explorers, 14% seems like a lot more than statistical noise.
  6. Let me guess without opening the story....he's white Yep!
  7. Not really: http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2013/09/16/unarmed-former-florida-am-football-player-shot-dead-by-police-after-car-accident/
  8. Click the down arrow next to your name at the top/right and select "Manage Ignore Prefs"
  9. If I'm Bryan Cranston, I'm sliding the Emmy over on the mantle and making room for a framed copy of my letter from "Tony Hopkins": http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/14/anthony-hopkins-breaking-bad-letter_n_4098441.html
  10. Go check Leith out on Google Earth. The streetview car even rolled through. Not much there. https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Leith,+ND&hl=en&sll=39.284706,-76.620486&sspn=0.472473,0.837021&oq=leith,+nd&t=h&hnear=Leith,+Grant,+North+Dakota&z=14&iwloc=A
  11. It's sad that people feel the need to keep score.
  12. The former deputy PM is not "Australia".