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Biography:Vietnam Vet, Ph D. (Bama, GI bill) Chem. & Eng.
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re: Which state is the best run? - OmniPundit
The state I presently live in, Florida. I can say this now, primarily due to Governor DeSantis. Look no further than the Nov. 8 election results for proof. When I moved to FL 14 years ago, my opinion of the best run state was Texas. ...
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re: People are wearing face mask here in Mobile and it’s not for Covid - OmniPundit
I'm 84. Both of my grandmothers talked about what it was like trying to raise a fatherless family on a farm in north Alabama after their husbands had died. I suggest you do some genealogy on your family history. You may come away with a completely different feeling about what your ancestors had...
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re: People are wearing face mask here in Mobile and it’s not for Covid - OmniPundit
[quote]Get a flu shot this year. It’s worth it. Good effectiveness.[/quote] Both of my grandfathers died from the flu in the 1917-18 epidemic. You couldn't pay me to not get the vaccination. How did your grandparents/great grandparents fare?...
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re: Are y’all voting for Kennedy? - OmniPundit
No, because I moved from BR in 1994. I still have a lot of friends in LA, and still follow a lot of the LA politics. Here's wishing Mr. Kennedy the best, and a well deserved win, from The Villages, FL....
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re: CBS POLL: Republicans R+16 generic after D+2 two weeks ago - OmniPundit
[quote]There is no F’n way it swung this much in 2 weeks. They were running a con job as always, and are adjusting it now to match reality so they can say the polls are accurate.[/quote] THIS! Be good liberals and report made up numbers to try to influence the voters for as long as possible. ...
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re: After saying the "pandemic is over" Biden now says covid is a "global health emergency” - OmniPundit
Did you expect consistency in Biden's utterances? He's being controlled by a group. Different handler answering the call gives a different response....
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re: Leg cramp remedies anyone? Update Page 9 *** - OmniPundit
[quote]I've heard that adding more magnesium to your diet helps.[/quote] This. By chance, I had a cramp during a physical in my PCP's office. After discussing leg cramps, he prescribed 400 mg magnesium oxide daily. Leg cramps went from very common to rarely. (I've never had the prescription...
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re: Former Bama OL, Steve Sprayberry, who played for Bear and was part of the wishbone - OmniPundit
I met Steve during registration for classes at Alabama. We graduate teaching assistants did the grunt work during registration. I remember Steve from his large physical size, and his very friendly personality....
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re: How many of these did you have in high school/college? - OmniPundit
None. They hadn't been invented yet....
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re: Brandon: ‘If Republicans win, inflation’s going to get worse’ - OmniPundit
[quote]“If Republicans win, inflation’s going to get worse. It’s that simple,” Biden said in remarks in Los Angeles.[/quote] And since the results of the election will almost certainly be a red landslide, they are doing everything they can to cripple the U. S. economy. The dems are prepping th...
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re: Most famous person you ever shook hands with. - OmniPundit
John Wayne. 1965, Officer's club, Sigon, Vietnam. He was there filming THE GREEN BERETS. Bear Bryant. Gene Stallings. One for my LSU friends: Larry Stovall...
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re: When did you first realize how short life is? - OmniPundit
When I was 27. (Vietnam, 1965.) There is nothing like war to make you realize you aren't immortal....
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re: Ian Observation Thread (Storm Track and Radar inside) - OmniPundit
[quote]Not a lot of snowbirds here now young lady[/quote] Called my snowbirds earlier today. (The Villages; we're about 230 miles north of where the eye came ashore.) All is well here. One couple is in Wisconsin and usually use I75. The originally planned to start down tomorrow (Oct. 1). ...
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re: Metro Crime Commission is on to Teedy's possibly illegal use of City owned Apartment. - OmniPundit
[quote]If she's using the apt as housing, then they could consider that income and send her a tax bill[/quote] Biden's gazilluion of new IRS agents need something to do. This sounds like a perfect opportunity for a few of them to earn their keep....
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re: Ian Observation Thread (Storm Track and Radar inside) - OmniPundit
[quote]Matthew/Irma sequel was not on my wishlist. :([/quote] The eye of Irma missed me by a couple of miles. I had 2 Bismark palms planted a few months before Irma came through. Both ended up flat on the ground. 5 years of metal fence posts and ties later they look good, but are they ready fo...
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re: Ian Observation Thread (Storm Track and Radar inside) - OmniPundit
[quote]Well, damn! Good for you...hanging with the young kids (I'm 48).[/quote] Just trying to stay both physically (gym rat) and mentally active. Doctorate (Univ. of Alabama) was in Chemistry and Engineering). Trying to pick up some knowledge here and from some of the other TD blogs. There ar...
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re: Ian Observation Thread (Storm Track and Radar inside) - OmniPundit
[quote]Are you 80+ years old?[/quote] A little over that. I was 84 earlier this month (September). I don't know if I'm the oldest poster here or not, but I suspect I might be....
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re: Ian Observation Thread (Storm Track and Radar inside) - OmniPundit
[quote]So is Tampa safe from the hurricane? the Tampa Reddit acting like it’s going to be completely unscathed.[/quote] I have no idea. I'm here (mostly just lurking) to find out. Info from here is much more accurate than watching Cantory shaking bushes. BTW, it rained about 1/2 hr. here in...
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re: Ian Observation Thread (Storm Track and Radar inside) - OmniPundit
[quote]We also were donated a entire pallet of blue runner navy beans that we will serve with Conecuh sausage. It certainly wont be as good as what people in LA serve but it will be as good as some Alabama boys can make it.[/quote] Downvoted by an Alabama boy. (But I did live in BR for 20 years....
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re: Anyone else noticing an increasing amount of commercials where the narrator has a lisp? - OmniPundit
That would require paying attention to the commercials. Too much to do enjoying life too do that....
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