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PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Sun Jul 10, 2011 7:16 pm   Subject: july

I might've used the Facebook option, but really I've been on Google+. Smile
PostForum: Word of Mouth - Good Ones   Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2011 12:22 pm   Subject: Anoka Hennepin Book Auction

I would pay top dollar for Saxon math books for the sole purpose of burning them.
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 11:38 am   Subject: Obama Announces Afghan Drawdown

If you're referring to Katrina, the evidence suggests that the vast majority of the ineptitude there was on the local level, including a refusal from the governor for initial offers of aid and the fai ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 9:32 am   Subject: Re: Obama Announces Afghan Drawdown

I'm pretty sure this sort of asshattery can be found in any administration. I guess the easy example that comes to mind is W and his handling of the hurricanes in Florida vs the hurricane in Louisiana ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:00 pm   Subject: Mass Transit, Love-Hate

Guess my point is that the folks who are promoting this concept where you do office work on your laptop, sip chablis, and write poetry while riding mass transit aren't telling folks about the standing ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 1:53 pm   Subject: Mass Transit, Love-Hate

It doesn't have to be an evil plot. It's possible that people who live in the southern suburbs detest driving in downtown Minneapolis so much that they take advantage of being able to park at the MOA ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2011 8:09 pm   Subject: Mass Transit, Love-Hate

wat?
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2011 10:07 am   Subject: Socorro Eaton, Devil Mom Of The Year

I feel real bad for the kid. I know all to well when you're that young you're supposed to be able to trust your parents, but when they go flying off the handle like that, where do you go? Looks like w ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Thu Jun 09, 2011 8:29 pm   Subject: Candid Cameras: Rape Victims Document Attackers

Right, I'm not signing his death warrant. In fact if she had used a gun instead of a cell phone, we wouldn't be here having this conversation and the headline might read, "Lonely woman shot man a ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Thu Jun 09, 2011 3:26 pm   Subject: Candid Cameras: Rape Victims Document Attackers

Oops. My bad. I guess that revokes her right to defend herself.
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Thu Jun 09, 2011 12:57 pm   Subject: Candid Cameras: Rape Victims Document Attackers

Want to make sure it doesn't happen to another woman? Try shooting with a .357 instead of a camera.
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Mon Jun 06, 2011 10:01 am   Subject: Bob Rodriguez: Curse Of Truth

I'll work on my piggy bank until then. I missed out on the last crash. I hope to not repeat that.
PostForum: Question of the Day   Posted: Mon Jun 06, 2011 9:58 am   Subject: Midwest Tomato Fest

Aye, I am. Given that we grow mostly corn in this country, wasting precious other produce is...well, a waste.
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Sat Jun 04, 2011 9:39 pm   Subject: The Problem With "Home As Castle" Shooting Theory

I'd like to see some statistics before I pursue an argument about this, Prae. We do know that people do accidentally shoot family members walking around in the middle of the night- that's just a fact. ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Sat Jun 04, 2011 12:17 pm   Subject: The Problem With "Home As Castle" Shooting Theory

"This might be a good story arguing that rent-a-cops shouldn't have guns."

There's your point. Anyone in MN who is a non-felon can have a gun in their home, so the bar there is considerab ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Sat Jun 04, 2011 8:49 am   Subject: The Problem With "Home As Castle" Shooting Theory

It's odd that this issue has not come up in states that implement the Castle doctrine. Probably because it wouldn't take much effort on the part of the first patrol officer who gets on site to figure ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Fri Jun 03, 2011 12:02 pm   Subject: Joel Rosenberg died

http://freejoel.ellegon.com/2011/06/03/joel-rosenberg-husband-father-mensch/

Sad news from Joel's site. He will be missed. Sad
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Thu Jun 02, 2011 9:42 pm   Subject: Ladies, Loren Bauer Wants To Show You Something

"This guy, he's got some issues, needless to say," said Apple Valley police Capt. Mike Marben.

The dude has moved past having issues and is well in to subscriptions at this point.
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 10:47 am   Subject: Pentagon May Respond Militarily To Hack Attacks

I'm not so sure that's the best policy. There are a lot of people out in the world who think that they need to retaliate against every IP address that comes knocking on their computer. In reality a ha ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 10:40 am   Subject: Mubarak Farah Charged In Burglary Rape

Only in the movies do women have sex with burglars. And not even good movies at that.
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Wed May 25, 2011 3:09 pm   Subject: The Gender Free Child

Toronto couple are fucking stupid.
PostForum: Religion   Posted: Sun May 22, 2011 8:49 am   Subject: Soucheray: Loyal Catholics Sick Of Abuse Excuses

Wasn't the latest claiming that poor priest training is to blame? Like if only they had made a require class of not raping little boys, all would be well. Rolling Eyes
PostForum: Religion   Posted: Sat May 21, 2011 3:36 pm   Subject: World To End This Saturday

Rapture starts at 6pm local. It's a rolling rapture.
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Fri May 20, 2011 8:46 pm   Subject: Study: College Degree Worth $20k Earnings Yearly

Certainly doesn't hold true for IT. Specialized certificates seem to have a vastly superior ROI. Pick up vSphere certification and suddenly you're getting recruiters breathing down your neck about job ...
PostForum: Religion   Posted: Wed May 18, 2011 8:19 am   Subject: World To End This Saturday

I don't know about you, but I'm attending the Post Rapture Looting event on Facebook.

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=121968371215699
PostForum: Question of the Day   Posted: Tue May 10, 2011 8:44 am   Subject: Should Cursive Writing Be Phased Out?

http://www.cracked.com/article_19151_5-bad-ideas-humanity-sticking-with-out-habit.html

#4. Cursive is a lost art and all I can say is ZOMG FINALLY! I'm a big fan of cursive an other forms of callig ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Mon May 09, 2011 7:41 pm   Subject: Edina Doctor Gets Culture Shock In India

Ah yes, I don't mean to say Minnesota hospital clean. I just meant cleaner. I wonder if that was more what Dr Block was aiming for with this piece.
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Mon May 09, 2011 2:14 pm   Subject: Edina Doctor Gets Culture Shock In India

I think this article misses it's own point. It states itself as being representative of health care in India. But the content of the article is very much about women and women's health care in India. ...
PostForum: Word of Mouth - BAD ONES   Posted: Wed May 04, 2011 4:06 pm   Subject: TCF Bank

Not even sure why TCF is around anymore. The horror stories are too numerous, and their demonstrably poor security policies make them the easiest target for fraud in the area. It's almost safer to kee ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Thu Apr 28, 2011 10:43 am   Subject: Bill Proposed To Allow Shooting Burglars

It would be nice to have the law on the side of the law abiding for once, though.
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Tue Apr 26, 2011 10:18 am   Subject: Prop 8 Backers: Judge had Conflict Of Interest

As shitty as the situation is, I'm going to have to agree that at least the potential for personal bias is there. With as big a hot button issue as gay rights is, this judge did a huge disservice by n ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Wed Apr 20, 2011 12:09 pm   Subject: Phone Sex Company Claims Fourth of US 1-800 Numbers

I had to call a 1-877 number from work the other day, and accidentally dialed 1-800 instead, before the rest of the seven digits, and ended up listening to about 15 seconds of a breathy woman telling ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Sun Apr 17, 2011 4:27 pm   Subject: Speed trap today.

Highway 100 south bound near highway 62. 4 cars are pulling people over and 1 car on a bridge reporting speeds. They're not even highway patrol cars. 5 city patrol cars dedicated to passing out ticket ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Fri Apr 15, 2011 8:29 am   Subject: Re: 5 Charged In $37 Million Computer Chip Robbery

FREMONT, Calif.—Five men have been charged in a $37 million armed heist at a technology firm that authorities called the largest computer chip robbery ever in the San Francisco Bay area—one of the nat ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Fri Apr 15, 2011 8:25 am   Subject: Tax Reform, Deficit Reduction: Is Your Ox Next?

Sucks balls. But we have a functional, if crappy economy currently. I think either taxation or government streamlining will get us out of this funk we're in. Wouldn't it be nice if we could do both?
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Wed Apr 13, 2011 9:35 am   Subject: Cosetta Wants Exempt From $10.16 St Paul Wage Rule

Why is it any of our business how they use their money? If they're doing the same work as full-time employees, why should they be compensated differently for the same hour of the same work? Just bec ...
PostForum: Video of the Day   Posted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 1:14 pm   Subject: Colbert report: pap smears at Walgreens

All numbers are from the latest (2008) Planned Parenthood annual report:

They just don't make annual reports like they used to. Smile
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 1:09 pm   Subject: LA Times: Roth IRA's Frankenstein Of Investments

Win! Did you get a place in Nord East? I seem to recall you like that area. I'm looking at houses in Richfield, though I probably won't be able to even pretend to buy a house for another year.
PostForum: Video of the Day   Posted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:38 am   Subject: Colbert report: pap smears at Walgreens

I lol'd. Smile

Also, as I was listening to this, I was going through a user's profile from their hard drive, looking for an archive file. I lol'd again when I came across a Walgreens directory. Smile
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Mon Apr 11, 2011 10:07 am   Subject: Is Pentagon Rethinking Iraq Pullout?

No, they're not rethinking it. We're going to pull out, scale back the military budget, funnel some of that money in to the sciences, develop cleaner transportation, maybe a bigger and better space st ...
PostForum: Video of the Day   Posted: Thu Apr 07, 2011 10:14 am   Subject: Politics: You're doin' it right.

This guy and Ron Paul need to take a baseball bat to the federal budget...

I'd totally vote for a Paul/Coburn or Coburn/Paul ticket. In a heart beat.
PostForum: Video of the Day   Posted: Tue Apr 05, 2011 8:40 pm   Subject: Politics: You're doin' it right.

[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ty76kdaoxF4&feature=feedu[/video]

It's good to know that not everyone in the GOP is bat-shit insane.
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Fri Apr 01, 2011 4:58 pm   Subject: Re: I call bull...er.. kangaroo..sh..

This article is either an April Fool's joke, or bad journalism. A good journalist...

Yeah, just stop right there. You know as well as I do that good journalists are extinct. Smile
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Fri Apr 01, 2011 8:22 am   Subject: Re: California May Be Next Union Battleground

With a projected $26 billion deficit...

Shouldn't this thread be titled: "California proves the faultiness of liberal theories"

http://forum.minneapolisfinder.com/viewtopic.php?p=34863 ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Mon Mar 28, 2011 8:47 am   Subject: Re: Cities Suing Travelocity, Others Over Hotel Tax Bills

“You can’t create a new tax because of a bad economic climate,” said Andrew Weinstein, a spokesman for the Interactive Travel Services Association, the trade group that represents online travel compan ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 10:48 am   Subject: The Path To One Million Clams


3. Don't give 1/2 of it away to somebody - if you're married, stay that way


Or if you're a woman, don't get married in the first place. Very Happy

(I've seen way too many cases of men leeching off ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2011 5:21 pm   Subject: Re: Capitol Punishment

Anyone sentenced to life in prison should be put to death. Why waste taxpayer money on feeding, housing, health care. . . etc on someone who is never getting out of prison?

Because of the whole ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2011 2:37 pm   Subject: What teachers make

Nice. Now if only we could find teachers like that in the non-fiction section.
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2011 8:41 am   Subject: Kara McGuire: Fight ID Theft

Banking online is generally safe so long as you take precautions such as making sure your anti-virus software and spyware are up to date, typing in your bank's Web address instead of getting there thr ...
PostForum: Word of Mouth - Good Ones   Posted: Sat Mar 19, 2011 2:23 am   Subject: Programming workshop for women (and friends)

Yeah, generally I get really irked with the whole taking advantage of sexism against men being okay thing. But I've followed these peeps on the Internet for a while now and their rhetoric doesn't make ...
PostForum: Word of Mouth - Good Ones   Posted: Fri Mar 18, 2011 9:51 am   Subject: Programming workshop for women (and friends)

http://community.livejournal.com/twin_cities/2616201.html

I took a Python programming course with these folks through that whole experimental college thing that's been going on around the cities re ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Thu Mar 17, 2011 8:52 am   Subject: Re: Jimmy Lee Sentenced For Tatooing Teen Girls

Yesterday she learned of a case wherein a 15 year old girl, sexually abused by men since the age of 2 and on the streets as a child prostitute since the age of 10, was picked up by some gross old perv ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Tue Mar 15, 2011 8:40 am   Subject: NRA Head: Lock Up Crooks And Crazies, Not Legal Guns

The thing is, at least in gun shows in Tulsa and here in the Minneapolis area, most sellers at gun shows are already licensed dealers. In Minneapolis, the few that aren't still ask to see the Minnesot ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2011 12:28 pm   Subject: Females In Engineering: "Pure Hell"?

Thrice and Praecor, you're both reasonable human beings, I think. This:



Women have a unique opportunity to leave jobs - whether they be prestigious, important and generally high-paying jobs li ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Sun Mar 13, 2011 3:50 pm   Subject: Re: Females In Engineering: "Pure Hell"?

Women engineers who were treated in a condescending, patronizing manner, and were belittled and undermined by their supervisors and co-workers, were most likely to want to leave their organizations, a ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 11:34 am   Subject: Wisdom Of Social Workers

Don't trust social workers. Not even as far as you can spit a rat. They will burn you every time.
PostForum: Question of the Day   Posted: Mon Feb 28, 2011 11:47 am   Subject: iTunes question

If you're using iTunes to manage everything, I'm not sure why that would be.

If you're using something like WinAMP or MediaMonkey, it may be because the iPod Touch is further locked down from the ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Mon Feb 14, 2011 7:43 pm   Subject: Tobacco-free hiring.

Wonder if we can find a list of these places online so we can know to never do business with them again. Difficult in the instance of cities doing so, but for businesses anyways.
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Mon Feb 14, 2011 4:31 pm   Subject: Tobacco-free hiring.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/11/us/11smoking.html?_r=1

Bunch of shit if you ask me. I like this piece,

“There is nothing unique about smoking,” said Lewis Maltby, president of the Workrights I ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Mon Feb 14, 2011 10:20 am   Subject: Was NYC Killer's Spree Due To Weak Knife Control Laws?

If we continue to follow the England's example, it's lax knife laws.

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/crime/article6501720.ece
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Mon Feb 07, 2011 10:26 pm   Subject: This Week's Horny Teacher(s)

Five at once? Kinky.
PostForum: Question of the Day   Posted: Thu Feb 03, 2011 9:07 pm   Subject: Big Screen TV Choices

An excellent buy. If this is your first high definition TV, you will enjoy a whole new world of TV entertainment. I highly recommend getting a DVD player that plugs in via HDMI. The picture difference ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 10:15 am   Subject: Little Old St Cloud Growing Up Fast

St Cloud has long been an importer of Chicago thugs. Even back when I was a teenager living there.
PostForum: Question of the Day   Posted: Mon Jan 31, 2011 12:43 pm   Subject: Big Screen TV Choices

Don't know much about Plasma, except that I'm pretty sure it's on it's way out.

LCD TVs offered up a very good picture and a significant power savings over the classic tube TVs.

LED TVs offer th ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Mon Jan 31, 2011 12:06 pm   Subject: Prisoner Medical Costs Overwhelm Jail Budgets

Maybe prison health care should be a revenue and cost-neutral proposition.

Health care should be available to the extent they can provide it for themselves - same as people on the outside have it. ...
PostForum: Video of the Day   Posted: Mon Jan 31, 2011 1:39 am   Subject: Gov Chris Christie Lays It Out For An Angry Cop

Holy shit. Did he just say that the city of Camden NJ was $24 million in the hole after a $68 million bailout from the state? Wasn't the entire state of Texas ~$25 million in the hole?

Edit:
nvm. ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Sun Jan 30, 2011 10:26 am   Subject: Vikings' Berrian Claims Extortion In Lost Blackberry Saga

Certainly works for people on a BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) but not sure what your service provider can do for you if you are on a consumer plan.

Not sure about this 1995 comment you are mak ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Sat Jan 29, 2011 1:26 pm   Subject: Vikings' Berrian Claims Extortion In Lost Blackberry Saga

Remote wipe was invented for this sort of reason.

Assuming Blackberry supports it. Blackberry is, after all, the very best 1995 has to offer.
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Wed Jan 26, 2011 1:58 pm   Subject: More info on Joel Rosenberg.

http://freejoel.com/

More info. Joel's a good guy. He's going up against the Minneapolis Police Department so he could use all the help he can get.
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Tue Jan 11, 2011 9:46 am   Subject: Interesting Contrast Between Tucson and Ft Hood Views

And what's the most interesting thing we know about the Tucson shooter?

As of 2007, he was very much a liberal.
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Sun Jan 09, 2011 12:10 am   Subject: Tonight, I lock up the guns.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/03/23/michele-bachmann-i-want-p_n_178156.html

Fuck you, Michele Bachmann. Because you're a fucking moron, I'm locking all of my guns in a safe tonight. Even my ho ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Fri Jan 07, 2011 5:16 pm   Subject: Terry Lester: Love Hurts

If you get enough gunpowder and if you get a sealed environment. Boom.

Size is everything here. You've got a sex toy, which generally aren't that large to begin with, though there are some sizeable ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Fri Jan 07, 2011 2:12 pm   Subject: Terry Lester: Love Hurts

If he used actual gunpowder, he would have to use an awful lot to achieve such a goal. Also taking in to account that a lot of the available space would be taken up by projectiles, the toy would have ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Fri Jan 07, 2011 2:06 pm   Subject: Researcher Lied For Cash On Autism Vaccine Link

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thiomersal#Autism

http://www.fda.gov/BiologicsBloodVaccines/Vaccines/QuestionsaboutVaccines/UCM070430

Sounds like the use of Thimerosal is pretty low.
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Fri Jan 07, 2011 12:26 pm   Subject: Terry Lester: Love Hurts

According to the criminal complaint, Lester put gunpowder, BB shot and buckshot from shotgun inside the device connected a trigger to a battery port.

Gunpowder burns, it doesn't explode.
 
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