Plastic Straws

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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 23,012
    Tony M wrote: »
    I think 1/4 of our university students are bitten by something.

    Common sense isn't so common anymore and hasn't been since that woman spilled coffee in her lap at McDonald's drive thru.

    Tearing down statues and stomping on their heads... :o It's almost out of control and headed one or two steps to somewhere worse.

    it's probably ticks.

    dang ticks.
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 8,307
    LOL.
    :D
    Could be... the ticks are sucking the brains out of some. ;)
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  • kevhed72kevhed72 Posts: 3,719
    https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CARGSP
    Now we can wait for the fake news society try to discredit the US Dept of Labor Statistica...wait for it....
  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 21,334
    edited August 2018
    It’s not about what you make, it’s about how much you spend, and that’s why California is nearly bankrupt. Sacramento spends like a drunken sailor on shore leave, with the state being 1.3 TRILLION in debt. Surprised they didn’t teach you basic mathematics in school.
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  • FestYboyFestYboy Posts: 3,700
    It's that new math...
  • tonybtonyb Posts: 31,443
    kevhed72 wrote: »
    https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CARGSP
    Now we can wait for the fake news society try to discredit the US Dept of Labor Statistica...wait for it....

    Wait for what ?

    You can use that same chart, and see the progress under the last 2 presidents and now the current one. Hmmm, which years was flatter ?

    GDP is just one indicator of the strength of an economy. That alone is not everything that should concern us though, even though it is a biggie that effects many other areas.

    Nobody will argue Cali has a great economy in it's own right, just like we do as a country. However one has to ask....in both cases, where's the coin ? Is debt being paid down ? If not, why not ? Or are they both just looking for more ways to spend their new wealth ?

    I think we all know that answer. So when we go bust again, the pain will be that much greater.
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  • charley95charley95 Posts: 895
    Please dispose all plastic straws onto Jerry Browns ranch!
  • VSAT88VSAT88 Posts: 723
    This was a fun read Thanks !
  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 23,012
    whoa, a magazine.
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 8,307
    It's double barreled too! :o
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  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 10,586
    But it’s all about the quality of the straw not the dispenser
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 23,012
    Tony M wrote: »
    It's double barreled too! :o

    Just like Elly May Clampett's double-barreled slingshot.

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  • Tony MTony M Posts: 8,307
    lace trimmed and it'll shoot a heap of rocks. :D
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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 21,334
    treitz3 wrote: »
    Hey, Jesse....I'll even throw in one of these for the Karma. This will round out the package, eh?

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    Tom

    Looks like that holds more than a hundred rounds...
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    Saying that it's "too hard" to pursue your dreams is no different than admitting to yourself that you are too lazy to achieve them.

    “If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.”
  • rooftop59rooftop59 Posts: 5,893
    This thread is almost as dumb as fox and friends...an inspiration I am sure.
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  • Tony MTony M Posts: 8,307
    I guess you get inspiration from Joy Behar then?
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 23,012
    They got Elly May?
  • verbverb Posts: 7,664
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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 21,334
    verb wrote: »
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    Don’t let your kid take that to school... they will get suspended real quick, and child protective services will be knocking on your door. Here in California, straws need to be securely locked in a weapon safe, so you can bet the bureau of alcohol, tobacco and drinking straws will be kicking the door down as well.
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    Saying that it's "too hard" to pursue your dreams is no different than admitting to yourself that you are too lazy to achieve them.

    “If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.”
  • mhardy6647 wrote: »
    whoa, a magazine.

    Thank gawd you didn't call it a "clip".
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  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 42,701
    rooftop59 wrote: »
    This thread is almost as dumb as fox and friends...an inspiration I am sure.

    Still smarter than you though.
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  • CA didn't actually ban plastic straws. They just won't give you one unless you want one. Which is fine. Sometimes I just don't want or need a straw in my water or stronger beverage.
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  • motorhead43026motorhead43026 Posts: 3,289
    edited September 2018
    ^^Correct, but Fox News stated ban, so those that cant or wont read past the headline are going with ban.


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    Political memes posted as fact and accepted as fact, are sign language of the ignorant, for the ignorant

    tonyb said " but even socialists can do a good thing here and there

    Social media makes dumb people dumber and smart people dumb then dumber.
  • deronb1deronb1 Posts: 4,767
    ^^Correct, but Fox News stated ban, so those that cant or wont read past the headline are going with ban.


    This ^^^^^^^^
  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 42,701
    edited September 2018
    ^^Correct, but Fox News stated ban, so those that cant or wont read past the headline are going with ban.


    But you yourself called it a ban.
    Is this the shiny new object of the week, the straw ban............lol.
    Political Correctness'.........defined

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  • treitz3treitz3 Posts: 13,045
    LOL

    Tom
    In search of accurate reproduction of music. Real sound is my reference and while perfection may not be attainable? If I chase it, I might just catch excellence.

    The best way to enjoy digital music reproduction is to never listen to good analogue reproduction.

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  • F1nut wrote: »
    ^^Correct, but Fox News stated ban, so those that cant or wont read past the headline are going with ban.


    But you yourself called it a ban.
    Is this the shiny new object of the week, the straw ban............lol.


    Yep, that is exactly what Fox called it a" ban", are you arguing that fact? I know where you find your shiny objects.
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    Political memes posted as fact and accepted as fact, are sign language of the ignorant, for the ignorant

    tonyb said " but even socialists can do a good thing here and there

    Social media makes dumb people dumber and smart people dumb then dumber.
  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 42,701
    F1nut wrote: »
    ^^Correct, but Fox News stated ban, so those that cant or wont read past the headline are going with ban.


    But you yourself called it a ban.
    Is this the shiny new object of the week, the straw ban............lol.


    Yep, that is exactly what Fox called it a" ban", are you arguing that fact? I know where you find your shiny objects.

    So, you admit you didn’t read past the headline. Don't worry, it's ok.

    Political Correctness'.........defined

    "A doctrine fostered by a delusional, illogical minority and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a t-u-r-d by the clean end."


    President of Club Polk

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