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by blackeagle603
Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Electronically amplified entertainers.
Replies: 4
Views: 221

Re: Electronically amplified entertainers.

Dear daughter #2 was born too late. Got lungs made for that pre-mic era and golden age of musicals. She can kill the Shirley Jones type stuff. I remember her singing the lead in 7 Brides one night in a large 4-500 seat auditorium when the sound went out. The show went on, she was about the only one ...
by blackeagle603
Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: 1 down, 49 to go
Replies: 18
Views: 588

Re: 1 down, 49 to go

So it's not BOHICA? It's just HICA? 2x a day...

Lay back, relax and think of England.
by blackeagle603
Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Good news for JK and family
Replies: 24
Views: 772

Re: Good news for JK and family

We really need to let Aesop back in to add to this thread. 8-)
by blackeagle603
Mon Mar 05, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Trump turning on us.
Replies: 21
Views: 829

Re: Trump turning on us.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) declined to readjust the Senate schedule for a rush to gun control and will instead consider a banking bill this week.

Mitch stands in the gap
by blackeagle603
Fri Mar 02, 2018 4:25 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Trump turning on us.
Replies: 21
Views: 829

Re: Trump turning on us.

yeah makes me pucker up.

OTOH, stick with the "Don't take what he says seriously. Take what he does seriously." He's defused a lot of the media energy. Now let the House and then Senate slow down work as the emotional time constant decays.

Yeah, I know hope's not a strategy...
by blackeagle603
Tue Feb 27, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: The USMC and Junior Termite: It begins......
Replies: 11
Views: 414

Re: The USMC and Junior Termite: It begins......

Well done Pops.
No sleep for him till Friday. LOL

Godspeed Jr T. Make 'em a hand.


My wife looks harmless but she raised a Marine.
by blackeagle603
Thu Feb 15, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Picked up a Victory Model
Replies: 23
Views: 1011

Re: Picked up a Victory Model

Catbird wrote:Nice!

Is it .38 special or 38/200? Does it have the U.S. Government roll mark on the top strap?


Looks like .38 Special is visible in the rollmark on the right side of the barrel.
by blackeagle603
Sun Jan 07, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Xmas 2017 Loot
Replies: 33
Views: 1387

Re: Xmas 2017 Loot

80% AR-10 lower. All done now and ready to go shopping. Probably be a while though. Some big ticket repairs and such around the house came up to deal with first. We'll see how the taxman treats me -- though with wife's earning picking up I'm not optimistic.

BE603 sends (from Shanghai at the moment)
by blackeagle603
Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:43 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Recovering from Hip Replacement Surgery (L Hip)
Replies: 17
Views: 733

Re: Recovering from Hip Replacement Surgery (L Hip)

Just something as simple as standing with toes at 12 o'clock (no duck foot) with heals hanging off a step or curb for 3 minutes or so a couple times a day can work wonder for setting your pelvis back to neutral. Keep yourself vertical over your heals, stomach relaxed and contract/relax your butt now...
by blackeagle603
Fri Dec 22, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Recovering from Hip Replacement Surgery (L Hip)
Replies: 17
Views: 733

Re: Recovering from Hip Replacement Surgery (L Hip)

Your pelvic/hip complex is probably out of alignment after all that. Or "pelvic disparity" as my postural therapist called it. Got some tips for you on that when you feel like moving more and get into PT deeper.
by blackeagle603
Wed Dec 20, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Deep Thoughts
Replies: 47
Views: 2067

Re: Deep Thoughts

Apropos of the day and this article in my morning readings. Came up in a Silicon Investor Qualcomm Thread about AI, "Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the government's purposes are beneficient... The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroach...
by blackeagle603
Fri Dec 15, 2017 11:26 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: It's finally caught up with me
Replies: 19
Views: 946

Re: It's finally caught up with me

Huzzah!

Kick that habit and get your groove on doing bestest and mostest to live and thrive.
by blackeagle603
Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Explosion at NYC Port Authority
Replies: 17
Views: 970

Re: Explosion at NYC Port Authority

Manhattan:
Land area: 22.82 mi²
Population: 1.645 million

On weekdays, the number of commuters pushes the Manhattan population to more than 3.9 million, or 170,000 people per square mile.
by blackeagle603
Fri Dec 15, 2017 3:30 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: CMP 1911 pistol sales, preliminary info
Replies: 21
Views: 1398

Re: CMP 1911 pistol sales, preliminary info

Be fine if this takes the pressure of Norinco 1911 prices and opens some opportunities in the used market here. They've to be rare and hen's teeth in CA and I wouldn't mind have another -- or 2, or 3.
by blackeagle603
Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Explosion at NYC Port Authority
Replies: 17
Views: 970

Re: Explosion at NYC Port Authority

My daughter was also in NYC this past week. Staying with a girlfriend in lower Manhattan around 25th(?).
by blackeagle603
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: School Me On Classic Cocktail Ingredients
Replies: 23
Views: 1013

Re: School Me On Classic Cocktail Ingredients

JW Red is made for mixing. FWIW
by blackeagle603
Sun Dec 03, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4543
Views: 341472

Re: Does not follow...

Well played sir!!!
by blackeagle603
Sat Dec 02, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: It's finally caught up with me
Replies: 19
Views: 946

Re: It's finally caught up with me

Look into stem cell therapy (?). https://lunginstitute.com/treatment/stem-cell-treatment-basics/ https://stemgenex.com/studies/copd-stem-cell-studies/ Thanks, I'll bring it up with my doctor but being on Tricare and Medicare means they probably won't allow this. Yeah, that's a mortgage the house, d...
by blackeagle603
Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Hack, Slash, and Strike
Topic: Sam Houston Knives close-out sale
Replies: 17
Views: 1376

Re: Sam Houston Knives close-out sale

I see Damascus blades like BBQ guns. Nice to have a show off for carry at times.
by blackeagle603
Wed Nov 29, 2017 3:40 am
Forum: Hack, Slash, and Strike
Topic: Sam Houston Knives close-out sale
Replies: 17
Views: 1376

Re: Sam Houston Knives close-out sale

I snagged a couple of 3 1/2" blades. One for myself, one for gifting. Damascus Steel Knives5125-B 3-1/2" (Closed) Single Blade Pocket Knife with Bone Handle & Vertical Leather Pouch Sheath × 1 Damascus Steel Knives5126 B 3-1/2" (Closed) Single Blade Pocket Knife with Bone Handle &...
by blackeagle603
Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:23 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Ron Johnson is an idiot
Replies: 16
Views: 1015

Re: Ron Johnson is an idiot

Yeah, would love to get back to Bush era tax rate but a) just getting corp tax rates down and b) getting repatriation tax window opened up for the Billions being held offshore will be huge, YUGE for the economy. Seeing the death tax bar moved up is a good thing. Seeing death of AMT is a good thing t...
by blackeagle603
Sun Nov 26, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4543
Views: 341472

Re: Does not follow...

The best part, is theres always some seemingly normal looking kid who goes nuts, when he hears what's playing... Been spending some time in the car with youngest daughter (now almost 22). Her car is in the shop longterm with a trans warranty repair (4th trip back , another story there). Anyway we h...
by blackeagle603
Fri Nov 24, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: I hate the BMI
Replies: 28
Views: 1094

Re: I hate the BMI

Cut your carbs to 50-100 grams a day and watch the magic happen.
by blackeagle603
Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: I hate the BMI
Replies: 28
Views: 1094

Re: I hate the BMI

Crashed carbs pretty hard since stroke Feb 2015. Down 50 lbs or so. Lean mass up a fair bit. Last bloodwork had textbook ideal Triglyceride/LDL/HDL numbers. A month ago (18 month post stroke check) with my Neuro Doc I asked about running a 3-4 month test with reduced statin. Told him about some swel...
by blackeagle603
Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4543
Views: 341472

Re: Does not follow...

I've just gone to Kydex slipon "featureless" fin grips. Then pulled the bullet-buttons and pinned on a "featureless" muzzlebreak that I'd rather have than a standard flashhider anyway. Actually better off than before -- until they realize what foolishness they've wraught and pass...
by blackeagle603
Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: I hate the BMI
Replies: 28
Views: 1094

Re: I hate the BMI

Junior Termite(no longer very junior......) is now 5'9", 175#......and has been doing the "rip-it" workout for months. He looks like a Hollywood "Seal Team 6" member......he benches something north of 280#...... Yet according to the BMI index, he is..."over weight"...
by blackeagle603
Wed Nov 22, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Gear Talk and Tech
Topic: Arrows at dusk
Replies: 8
Views: 911

Re: Arrows at dusk

Nice. Memories of vension hanging in the woodshed.
by blackeagle603
Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:35 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Arthritis & joint pain
Replies: 5
Views: 358

Re: Arthritis & joint pain

Pretty consistent with my experience and many other anecdotes from others. Lines up with the science too. Read Wheatbelly yet? Sugars are gas on the fire. Remove the fuel. Cut the grains, root veggies, and fruits (stick to low glycemic index "1/2" portions, like berries, when you've earned...
by blackeagle603
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Arthritis & joint pain
Replies: 5
Views: 358

Re: Arthritis & joint pain

You restricted carbs yet? Get the sugars out and supporting a less inflammatory system environment?

Had a C reactive protein measurement?
by blackeagle603
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: I hate the BMI
Replies: 28
Views: 1094

Re: I hate the BMI

What's your waist:hip ratio?

Got access to a newfangled scale with BF impedance measurement? Even if it's off by a few percent like mine is, it would be an interesting order of magnitude sort of comparison with the BMI. I laugh at my scale because it also calculates BMI.
by blackeagle603
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: A different 308 thread
Replies: 9
Views: 807

Re: A different 308 thread

yeah, lowest cost most direct route is a 6.5 on an AR-15. The 6.5 doesn't give up anything on a .308. At longer ranges it retains more energy with less drift/drop than a .308 due to the better BC. Stock up and by the time you're out of ammo in a true TEOTWAWKI SHTF scenario there should be plenty of...
by blackeagle603
Mon Nov 20, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Thinking about a 7.62x51 semi-auto rifle
Replies: 46
Views: 2249

Re: Thinking about a 7.62x51 semi-auto rifle

First Shirt wrote:


"or I can install one of my special .35 Whelen barrels for $400."

Be still my beating heart.
by blackeagle603
Mon Nov 20, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Thinking about a 7.62x51 semi-auto rifle
Replies: 46
Views: 2249

Re: Thinking about a 7.62x51 semi-auto rifle

Just back home from an early Thanksgiving get together with extended family. Looks like I'll be getting a give-away price on an AR-10 style lower from nephew who's got several just sitting. Of course I immediately start thinking about alternate caliber options... /heh/ If it was made by Palmetto St...
by blackeagle603
Sun Nov 19, 2017 7:08 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Thinking about a 7.62x51 semi-auto rifle
Replies: 46
Views: 2249

Re: Thinking about a 7.62x51 semi-auto rifle

Just back home from an early Thanksgiving get together with extended family. Looks like I'll be getting a give-away price on an AR-10 style lower from nephew who's got several just sitting. Of course I immediately start thinking about alternate caliber options... /heh/
by blackeagle603
Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Coup in Zimbabwe
Replies: 15
Views: 1059

Re: Coup in Zimbabwe

And so the resource wars continue (relatively quietly).
by blackeagle603
Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Where did I go wrong...
Replies: 11
Views: 561

Re: Where did I go wrong...

Ah so, forgot he was USNA. Well good maybe he'll learn to fly something useful -- like a helo. :)
by blackeagle603
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:37 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Where did I go wrong...
Replies: 11
Views: 561

Re: Where did I go wrong...

If he winds up at Miramar or even Pendleton you know he's got an open door here at our place for some offbase sanity time.
by blackeagle603
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:36 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Where did I go wrong...
Replies: 11
Views: 561

Re: Where did I go wrong...

Yeah baby, go Swing with the 'Wing!

Any idea on what field? I realize the Gyrenes don't guarantee a school/MOS per se like the Nav but they'll commit to some general category like mechanical or electrical, no?
by blackeagle603
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Coup in Zimbabwe
Replies: 15
Views: 1059

Re: Coup in Zimbabwe

Private property rights (and respect thereof) being fundamental to economic health? Who'd a thunk it?
by blackeagle603
Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: School me on aftermarket AR triggers
Replies: 12
Views: 1001

Re: School me on aftermarket AR triggers

I've got a couple RRA triggers. Maybe I'm not picky enough but am happy as a clam with them -- good enough I haven't looked at others. Bought one for a 3rd lower.
by blackeagle603
Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Health care spending is a measure of consumption, not cost
Replies: 5
Views: 649

Re: Health care spending is a measure of consumption, not cost

Sooo... Macro Econ 101? See figure 1 on page 3, "Supply_Demand Curve."
by blackeagle603
Wed Nov 08, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: "Wedge Issues"
Replies: 6
Views: 574

Re: "Wedge Issues"

Gillespie was not the real deal so that is a confounding factor (Establishment Repub in MAGA clothing). Not sure what to make of this.

Perhaps of greater significance is the felon vote that's now made it's entrance into the VA electoral calculus.
by blackeagle603
Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Raspberry Pi?
Replies: 58
Views: 5787

Re: Raspberry Pi?

Any schmuck can cook a halfway decent sirloin, with some practice. And I dare say, that includes me. Better than the average bear by all accounts. However, IMHO sous vide takes it to whole 'nother level. At least judging by the silence around the table that usually greats me when guests get into th...
by blackeagle603
Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:20 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Texas church shooting
Replies: 59
Views: 2212

Re: Texas church shooting

Am I the only one who saw this, noticed the book it opens to, and thought “Shouldn’t that be back a little further, in Judges?”

ETA: or maybe better, at Ezekiel 25:17?


LOL, Well played sir. Well played. :lol:
by blackeagle603
Mon Nov 06, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Raspberry Pi?
Replies: 58
Views: 5787

Re: Raspberry Pi?

Thus far various meats. Can make an average cut of beef great and a great cut even better.
by blackeagle603
Mon Nov 06, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Texas church shooting
Replies: 59
Views: 2212

Re: Texas church shooting

I already carry a stack of books with me and a bag/case with my Bible and notes in it. All related to my either teaching, leading music or both on any given Sunday. Probably could go to a knapsack or even briefcase without anyone thinking a thing of it. Put a locking handgun case inside that and be ...
by blackeagle603
Mon Nov 06, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Sailing, sailing, over the Briny Blue
Replies: 10
Views: 758

Re: Sailing, sailing, over the Briny Blue

I've been meaning to tell you about the mishap on the lower lot and your truck... JK! :) All good here.
by blackeagle603
Mon Nov 06, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Raspberry Pi?
Replies: 58
Views: 5787

Re: Raspberry Pi?

Am loving the sous vide unit I got earlier this year. Clips on the side of a stock pot. I just use ziplock bags and express all the air under water as I zip it closed -- don't have a vacuum sealer and don't see the need at this point.
by blackeagle603
Mon Nov 06, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Texas church shooting
Replies: 59
Views: 2212

Re: Texas church shooting

Has me returning to a line of (incomplete) thought I had in the past about extent of my responsibilities to "the flock" and the practical issues with carrying in church here in non-CCW CA. Have to be unloaded in a locked case...
by blackeagle603
Mon Nov 06, 2017 12:02 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Texas church shooting
Replies: 59
Views: 2212

Re: Texas church shooting

Now the stuff starts to come in... 72 hour rule applies for bare minimum facts to be established.

So what's this "news" site?Looks tin foily on the face of it. Reporting the shooter is a 29 year old prior service Marine who converted to Islam who left a video manifesto on line.
by blackeagle603
Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Texas church shooting
Replies: 59
Views: 2212

Re: Texas church shooting

O dear Lord...
by blackeagle603
Sun Nov 05, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Newest Minion and Handguns
Replies: 46
Views: 3486

Re: Newest Minion and Handguns

a Belt Mountain base pin, How you like that so far? I've given it a ponder in the past but not acted on it (so many other backlogged projects). Have a couple issues with heavy loads in my 45 old Model Vaquero early one when I was playing more with heavy loads. None since I've chilled out a bit and ...
by blackeagle603
Sun Nov 05, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: No time for Berghdahl
Replies: 26
Views: 1324

Re: No time for Berghdahl

Regardless of all those worthwhile observations about command climate etc... I'll lay better than 50/50 odds that Trump has his eye on a larger "command climate" and audience issue -- that of the electorate (he moves the middle to pay attention and vote), and that of general officers who m...
by blackeagle603
Sun Nov 05, 2017 6:17 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: No time for Berghdahl
Replies: 26
Views: 1324

Re: No time for Berghdahl

Fair enough. Guilty as charged. I'm suffering from National Review fatigue this week. Got no energy to read the article to the end. I'm just taking a break. Dropped Jonah Goldberg from my Stitcher favorite stations this week. So much good stuff but just unrelenting on Trump nit picking... Valid or n...
by blackeagle603
Sun Nov 05, 2017 1:41 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: No time for Berghdahl
Replies: 26
Views: 1324

Re: No time for Berghdahl

National Review true to form -- reflexively negative on Trump.
by blackeagle603
Sat Nov 04, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4543
Views: 341472

Re: Does not follow...

The unit went for $150........


I feel faint...
by blackeagle603
Sat Nov 04, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: No time for Berghdahl
Replies: 26
Views: 1324

Re: No time for Berghdahl

Trump really does need to learn when to STFU. Nah, Trumps uses this stuff to shine a light on the madness about us. The madness that we here are well aware of, but the mass of mushy middle has been clueless about. Bergdahl tactical loss. Strategic value. Wait for some quiet Chaos from the God of Wa...
by blackeagle603
Thu Nov 02, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Ammo and Reloading
Topic: Ammo prices
Replies: 7
Views: 714

Ammo prices

The cure for high prices is high prices. Same as the cure for low prices are low prices. After 8 recent years of the firearm/ammo salesman of the century in office, it looks like firearm and ammo supply must be catching up with demand. Anyone else seeing unusually attractive prices on bulk centerfir...
by blackeagle603
Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:06 am
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Whatcha reading redux.
Replies: 1212
Views: 123115

Re: Whatcha reading redux.

Just started Eric Metaxis' "Martin Luther". Good story teller and researcher (or reader of the current research).
by blackeagle603
Tue Oct 31, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4543
Views: 341472

Re: Does not follow...

Speechless...
:shock:

LBJ daisy ad comes to mind
by blackeagle603
Tue Oct 31, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Just got my copy of Mom's DNR paperwork.
Replies: 20
Views: 1121

Re: Just got my copy of Mom's DNR paperwork.

Grace and comfort to you.

Feel ya, went down that road with my wife's mom. My sis is a hospice nurse, hope she's got tender caregivers like that in her final days.
by blackeagle603
Tue Oct 31, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Beginners Luck
Topic: Ilse's first squirrel hunt
Replies: 11
Views: 6280

Re: Ilse's first squirrel hunt

BZ!
by blackeagle603
Tue Oct 31, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Israelis, A Tunnel, About Time.
Replies: 1
Views: 335

Re: Israelis, A Tunnel, About Time.

It couldn't have happened to a nicer group of guys. "... four of the dead were Islamic Jihad members including central Gaza commander Arafat Abu Marshould and his deputy, Hassan Abu Hassanein." And Rabbis far and wide say "When the righteous thrive, a city rejoices, and when the wicke...
by blackeagle603
Mon Oct 30, 2017 1:11 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: 500 Years Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 833

Re: 500 Years Ago

And to think he imagined it was just going to spark a thoughtful collegial debate... /heh/
by blackeagle603
Wed Oct 25, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Half of all Health Care dollars are wasted?
Replies: 13
Views: 827

Re: Half of all Health Care dollars are wasted?

golly, one might even see the reemergence of mutual aid societies.
by blackeagle603
Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:30 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Amazon Apparently Contemplating Leaving Seattle
Replies: 21
Views: 1324

Re: Amazon Apparently Contemplating Leaving Seattle

Nothing can save Detroit, but I would not mind watching Amazon fail to do so.


:lol: yep, that's where I was going with mention of Detroit.

Something twisted about the minds of Navy guys who go on to live in Mfg.
by blackeagle603
Tue Oct 24, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Sailing, sailing, over the Briny Blue
Replies: 10
Views: 758

Re: Sailing, sailing, over the Briny Blue

Getting on a ship...
In San Dog...
On purpose...

oh my. You really can't teach an old dog new tricks.
by blackeagle603
Sun Oct 22, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Amazon Apparently Contemplating Leaving Seattle
Replies: 21
Views: 1324

Re: Amazon Apparently Contemplating Leaving Seattle

Detroit anyone? Bwahahaha. Let the new generation of Socialist experience the natural endpoint of their utopian vision firsthand and see if they can do any better.
by blackeagle603
Sun Oct 22, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Hip Replacement Surgery
Replies: 7
Views: 697

Re: Hip Replacement Surgery

Well since you asked... Chris isn't here anymore so I reckon is safe to suggest without getting shouted down and called names. First address what wore it out in the first place (gait, postural alignment -- feel free to talk to me about Egoscue Method). See about stem cell Therapy from (relatively) l...
by blackeagle603
Sun Oct 22, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Amazon Apparently Contemplating Leaving Seattle
Replies: 21
Views: 1324

Re: Amazon Apparently Contemplating Leaving Seattle

Let's hope they move to what is already a solidly blue, thoruoughly messed up state already. Wherever they go, the employee base they draw will have a significant effect as voters.
by blackeagle603
Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:04 am
Forum: The War Room
Topic: How quickly can an aircraft carrier launch all its aircraft?
Replies: 2
Views: 450

Re: How quickly can an aircraft carrier launch all its aircraft?

In the Carter years to mid 80's hollow force years while waiting for the Reagan era spending to take effect, of those a/c, we'd be lucky to have 50 in "up" status. Much the same today. Even in good times, the number is never the max a/c onboard what with phased maintenance and all going on...
by blackeagle603
Sun Oct 22, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Amazon Apparently Contemplating Leaving Seattle
Replies: 21
Views: 1324

Re: Amazon Apparently Contemplating Leaving Seattle

they're not saying they're leaving are they? The way Amazon is growing and buying into adjacent markets (like the Whole Foods acquisition), they've got to have some room to grow and maybe have divisions in the company concentrated in markets that they can afford to build out and hire into. As it is ...
by blackeagle603
Thu Oct 19, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: The War Room
Topic: I bet the Air Farce has a ribbon for this
Replies: 18
Views: 1696

Re: I bet the Air Farce has a ribbon for this

I have ignored this thread til just now. Finally cracked it open and read from the bottom up. Saw Jericho's push back, then finally saw Vonz OP.

BZ shipmate. Epic troll. LOL'ing
by blackeagle603
Thu Oct 19, 2017 5:35 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: 500 Hep A Cases In San Diego
Replies: 9
Views: 749

Re: 500 Hep A Cases In San Diego

San Francisco has a poop map.
by blackeagle603
Wed Oct 18, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: 500 Hep A Cases In San Diego
Replies: 9
Views: 749

Re: 500 Hep A Cases In San Diego

More to do with the shatting in public and unintended consequences of well intended feel good public policy. Like a) not enforcing vagrancy laws and b) going beyond accomodating vagrancy to seemingly promoting it by providing all manner of assistant that serves to enable folks to stay on the streets...
by blackeagle603
Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: In Defense of RoK
Replies: 4
Views: 468

Re: In Defense of RoK

Haven't looked at that site before. This one at RoK was certainly worth it.

10 Things Better Than Watching the NFL
by blackeagle603
Tue Oct 17, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: What to do with Puerto Rico?
Replies: 30
Views: 1737

Re: What to do with Puerto Rico?

It's a Territory for pete's sake. Can't we just dissolve the current government, install a new governor and send a marshall? Wild West baby!
by blackeagle603
Wed Oct 04, 2017 6:08 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Ye Olde Shotgun Picture Thread
Replies: 9
Views: 3186

Re: Ye Olde Shotgun Picture Thread

Well lookie who turned up. You've run up quite a bartab in your absence. It was Yogi and Highspeed's fault.
by blackeagle603
Wed Oct 04, 2017 6:06 am
Forum: The War Room
Topic: China planning to invade Taiwan
Replies: 5
Views: 718

Re: China planning to invade Taiwan

They'll keep taking islands and threatening freedom of navigation. Attack on the oblique in a low key way. Build pressure. Try to demonstrate weakness of distant allies like the US. Demonstrate value in aligning with the Middle Earth powers. Bring Taiwan to the table for negotiations, incremental wi...
by blackeagle603
Tue Oct 03, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay) Concert shooting
Replies: 68
Views: 3761

Re: Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay) Concert shooting

re: 72 hour rule and not rushing to judgement/conclusions concur. Having concurred however, I gotta say I wake this morning thinking this is looking more and more like the first Antifa mass murderer at work. That is to say, if pix of him in pink pussy hats at TrumpDerangementSyndrome rallies are for...
by blackeagle603
Mon Oct 02, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay) Concert shooting
Replies: 68
Views: 3761

Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay) Concert shooting

Dear Lord...

Route 91 Harvest country music festival
Initial reports of 50 dead, 400+ sent to hospital.

Believed to be a lone shooter. Dead in his hotel room.

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government ... ay-casino/
by blackeagle603
Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4543
Views: 341472

Re: Does not follow...

But life without dessert feels strangely pale and dialed back.


Google fatbombs
by blackeagle603
Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: More White Female Teachers Screwing Students
Replies: 64
Views: 4747

Re: More White Female Teachers Screwing Students

Women not wanting to admit their aging or abandon their youth. Some really hung up on that. "If I can keep a young man at his physical peak interested then I'm still young/hip/cool/prime"
by blackeagle603
Wed Sep 27, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4543
Views: 341472

Re: Does not follow...

Umm <Clive Claven voice> re: Gog and Magog Look further north. Like north to Russia. Ezekiel 38-39 and in Revelation 20:7-8. Gog: leader of army that attacks the land of Israel. Described as “of the land of Magog, the prince of Rosh, Meshech, and Tubal” (Ezekiel 38:2-3). Rosh = Russia. Meshech and T...
by blackeagle603
Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Protect and Defend
Topic: Yachts and guns
Replies: 34
Views: 3632

Re: Yachts and guns

Those are probably Optimist class boats that you see...


Sabots...
by blackeagle603
Sat Sep 23, 2017 7:23 am
Forum: Protect and Defend
Topic: Yachts and guns
Replies: 34
Views: 3632

Re: Yachts and guns

Blackeagle, once I get my shop cleaned up and organized somewhat, I am going to build one of these for the kids


Rowed one of those around a lot as a kid. Never had one rigged to sail but see regattas of them in MIssion Bay -- young-uns starting off racing.
by blackeagle603
Fri Sep 22, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Protect and Defend
Topic: Yachts and guns
Replies: 34
Views: 3632

Re: Yachts and guns

Bought a 12' SUP used in early June. Been out on it 2x a week since then without fail. Took it up as next stage of back therapy. It's worked wonders for my hips and ability to jump to my feet (burpee, jumping up on regular surf board). The amount of upper body workout and cardio was unexpected plus....
by blackeagle603
Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:50 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: TV "sticks" and tricks
Replies: 9
Views: 832

Re: TV "sticks" and tricks

That was my question but I think it came back to thriftiness.

Save buying a stick, dongle or Roku for every TV in a large house that doesn't have embedded Wi-Fi?
by blackeagle603
Wed Sep 20, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: TV "sticks" and tricks
Replies: 9
Views: 832

Re: TV "sticks" and tricks

https://www.klowdtv.com/packages.ktv


Owned now by OANN. Free news stream from OANN for military serving abroad.

The $7.95 package which includes GolTV and some news channels could be a killer app.
by blackeagle603
Wed Sep 20, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: TV "sticks" and tricks
Replies: 9
Views: 832

Re: TV "sticks" and tricks

I think now he may be looking for a way to take that stream from his internet/pc connection and broadcast it inside his house as a TV signal.
by blackeagle603
Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: TV "sticks" and tricks
Replies: 9
Views: 832

TV "sticks" and tricks

Ok, so I've become a bit of a TV tech laggard. Cut the cable and pretty much stuck at Roku or embedded TV apps like Samsung SmartTV with connect to my Wi-Fi. So hoping some of you can school me on this new generation of internet TV devices and how to minimize some costs. This is the fault of an olde...
by blackeagle603
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Woman Shoots Homeless Man
Replies: 19
Views: 1369

Re: Woman Shoots Homeless Man

In certain areas a 3 series is what poor penny-pinching working stiffs have to make do with. Practically a hardship car. For secretaries, and teenagers in less well off families.


B_asic
M_arin (County)
W_heels
by blackeagle603
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Ok, I'm back
Replies: 24
Views: 1547

Re: Ok, I'm back

Best check in with the Barkeep. We ran up quite a tab on your name.
by blackeagle603
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: More riots coming in St. Louis?
Replies: 27
Views: 1893

Re: More riots coming in St. Louis?

Oh it's marvelous. Poor guy has had some of his "friends" (and these are the white ones) more or less telling him to shut up, and one suggested classes he could take to 'get over his whiteness'. The black ones have been hysterical, in a 'how could you be so cruel, I'm so triggered I'm sit...
by blackeagle603
Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: What's your ethnicity?
Replies: 16
Views: 1996

Re: What's your ethnicity?

"Wassup Jefe'?"

or

"All I need are some tasty waves, a cool buzz, and I'm fine"
by blackeagle603
Sun Sep 10, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Utah Nurse Arrested for Refusing to Perform Blood Draw
Replies: 51
Views: 3300

Re: Utah Nurse Arrested for Refusing to Perform Blood Draw

Given the distances involved in a sparsely populated state I can see some sense the email warrant business. The devil's in the details of course... Old buddy of mine recently left private practice for the bench in WA state. Even in a relatively more populous state than UT he's basically a circuit ri...
by blackeagle603
Sun Sep 10, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4543
Views: 341472

Re: Does not follow...

... It's had a lot of customization, and I will never find another vehicle that is as unstoppable in the winter, so repairing it is not really a question of if, but rather of when and how. Anyway.... Well if you sell that new Dodge quick you might have about half the coin needed for this Banks dies...
by blackeagle603
Fri Sep 08, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: NBC News Reports On Planned ICE Raid
Replies: 6
Views: 800

Re: NBC News Reports On Planned ICE Raid

Well if it spread more FUD among the illegal alien population it's still a win. Maybe a bigger win since the news went national on NBC.

Either way NBC = useful idiots
by blackeagle603
Sun Sep 03, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Ammo and Reloading
Topic: Just started 3 Gun
Replies: 17
Views: 2408

Re: Just started 3 Gun

What was it about the 870 in particular running those courses?

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