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Old February 9th, 2019, 12:39 PM   #1
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What a world championship grade tool!
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I find it humorous that she disturbs you, pity, you don't disturb her, she doesn't suffer fools.
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Old February 9th, 2019, 07:18 PM   #3
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I find it humorous that she disturbs you, pity, you don't disturb her, she doesn't suffer fools.
LOL. And you would know from personal experience??

Suffer. No, she suffers nothing. She is in her own reality, completely cut off from the real world.
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Old February 9th, 2019, 09:07 PM   #4
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LOL. And you would know from personal experience??

Suffer. No, she suffers nothing. She is in her own reality, completely cut off from the real world.
Mel gibson in What Women Want.... she is one of his assistants. After getting his power to read womens minds he sees his two assistants there. He tries to read there minds but finds them blank
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She says things with out actually knowing if it works.... on the take too now.
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Old February 9th, 2019, 09:47 PM   #5
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Mel gibson in What Women Want.... she is one of his assistants. After getting his power to read womens minds he sees his two assistants there. He tries to read there minds but finds them blank
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She ays things with actually knowing if it works.... on the take too now.
Low credit score, evicted twice, and get a college degree to become a bartender. I guess you could say she has some accomplishments.
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Low credit score, evicted twice, and get a college degree to become a bartender. I guess you could say she has some accomplishments.
LOL, no more blond jokes.... just got to find the right handle for her jokes, she isn't blond...
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Low credit score, evicted twice, and get a college degree to become a bartender. I guess you could say she has some accomplishments.
Fake news! Ever hear of fact checking?
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Fake news! Ever hear of fact checking?
Oh, didn't get a college degree. Makes more sense now.
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Saw that crazy o was giving some crap to Trump, the bar tender vs the billionaire... lol
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Another slightly encouraging trend. AOC is no doubt dynamic and persuasive. But it looks like the New Green Deal flub is working against her.

The NGD was SO out there, there is only 2 ways it could break. People would be so nuts, that they would embrace it. The other way, it would really paint her specifically and the Dems in general in a pretty bad light.

It might be too early to tell, but it looks like the latter is happening. People are not buying into it, AOC and the Dems are losing support, and right on the heels of Trump delivering a good State of the Union address. Don't want to get too excited, but, things may be looking up a bit.
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Hmmm. In a somewhat related story, Gavin Newsome, Gov of California, has halted the high speed rail project that was supposed to link SF and Los Angeles. This initiative has been in the works for DECADES. Newsome cited cost and time. It would take 14 years to build and cost $77 billion.

AOC wants to do about 500 times more work with no identified source of funding, zero lead time or planning, using non-existent technology, and get it done in 10 years. Planning for such a project would probably take 15 years, and then go nowhere as there would be not budget to do it.
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Old February 13th, 2019, 02:35 PM   #12
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AOC is correct, Rail in many situations is faster and less expensive.
And better for the environment, but let's not let facts get in the way.


Faster than flying: the high-speed rail routes taking on the air industry

Tokyo – Osaka

Airlines operating on the Tokyo–Osaka route face fierce competition from Japan’s oldest and most popular railway artery, the Tōkaidō Shinkansen.

The corridor is a flurry of activity, connecting Japan’s three main economic and social areas: the Tokyo Metropolitan area, the Nagoya region and the Osaka region. Here, rail transport completely dominates the travel landscape.

With a capacity of 445,000 passengers per day, the trains own 85% of the market share over airlines.

Beijing – Shanghai

The high-speed line connecting two of China’s major economic zones was opened in 2011 in order to ease congestion from the 1,464km Beijing–Shanghai main railway line.

Milan – Rome

The journey between Milan and Rome is a busy corridor for tourists and commuters alike, served by the 320km/h Frecciarossa, Italy’s fastest trains.

Leaving Rome’s central station, the frequent Alta Velocità (AV) trains complete the journey to Milan in just under three hours – that’s one hour less than flying from the capital.

As of February of this year, the HSR link is expanding to the capitals of Umbria and Lombardy, when new trains will be launched to serve Florence, Bologna, Turin and Perugia.


Madrid – Barcelona

The rapid ascent of rail popularity and the strong competitive threat it poses to airlines is nowhere more clearly displayed than in the history of the HSR line between Madrid and Barcelona, Spain’s most popular high-speed train route.

In 2007, less than one year before the line’s opening, Madrid–Barcelona was the busiest air route in Europe, according to Eurostat data. This was partly because the route was served by old, slow trains making the journey in five and a half hours. That year, passenger numbers between Barcelona and Madrid peaked at almost five million, while the rail service carried only 800,000 passengers.

Shortly after its inauguration, the HSR took more than half of the business travel market on the corridor, and forced Spanish airline Iberia to downsize to smaller aircraft. In the first year after the HSR launch, air travel was reportedly down 27% compared with the previous year.

London – Paris – Brussels

Since its opening in 1994, the Eurostar has become a symbol of fast, comfortable and uncomplicated transnational rail journey. With a daily schedule of 14 trains to Paris and ten to Brussels, and tickets starting at little more than €50, passengers can get from one city centre to the next in just two hours.

In fact, the itinerary qualifies among the 14 major European travel routes on which travelling by train is unequivocally faster, as identified by travel platform GoEuro.

Taking the train from Brussels to London can slash three hours and 18 minutes off the total journey time compared to flying, while London to Paris saves one hour and 41 minutes.

The service is reporting strong year-on-year growth. After a difficult period in 2016 when passenger numbers dipped in the aftermath of terrorist attacks in Europe, a boost in demand from passengers outside the EU last year put the service back on track.

In addition to time and cost savings, the Eurostar also advertises its green credentials. According to the company’s statistics, a Eurostar journey from London to Paris already emits 90% less greenhouse gas than the equivalent short haul flight, and produces less carbon per passenger than a single car journey from central London to Heathrow Airport. In January, the service revealed its new environmental targets in line with the 2016 Paris Climate Agreement.



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listing didn't contain the SAPSAN (Russian for Falcon)... high speed between Moscow - St Petersburg. My wife and I rode this train with our Moscow friends. Very comfortable and convenient.
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Such lovely train info. Only no one was bashing rail per se. It was just a little matter of the expense of building it and the time needed to complete really did not fit into AOC's ludicrous timetable. Remembering also that we are going to rebuild every home in the US at the same time. And that while we are building rail and homes, magical electrical wiring will be invented, and a magic electric generating method will ALSO be invented. And Social Justice will be ushered in as Frontline(?) Marginalized people take over.
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Well... there are high-bandwidth individiuals, low-bandwidth individuals, and NO-bandwidth individuals.

Discussions here are kind of like trying to discuss reasonable things with the drunk idiot at the end of the bar.

Who here is our "Cliff Claven"?


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Cliff was a postal employee, the no bandwidth member couldn't be postal employees, is this a trick question?
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