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  1. 557 liked ButterBalls's post in the thread Media trust hits new low.

    You really only know what you're told by the MSN.. I personally and all my circle of friends don't even have twitter or face book accounts. Clearly you confuse DNC drama with...

    Jan 24, 2021 at 3:08 PM
  2. 557 liked Shinebox's post in the thread What are you going to do with your $600 from 'Uncle Sugar'?.

    I currently live in a city but invested in 67 acres of dirt and scrub that nobody else wanted ... a 15 mile dirt road to get there and no utilities ... I am making it livable...

    Jan 24, 2021 at 1:47 PM
  3. 557 liked fmw's post in the thread Fauci Now Says COVID-19 Vaccine May Become Mandatory.

    Thanks. I always recommend that people look out for themselves. I had a chance to practice what I preach.

    Jan 24, 2021 at 9:35 AM
  4. 557 replied to the thread Fauci Now Says COVID-19 Vaccine May Become Mandatory.

    I’m happy for you. Very good point about local vs. larger, impersonal government.

    Jan 24, 2021 at 8:17 AM
  5. 557 liked fmw's post in the thread Fauci Now Says COVID-19 Vaccine May Become Mandatory.

    I did just that last Friday. I showed up out of the blue in the late afternoon. I explained that I had been unable to register and wondered if I could get the vaccine of...

    Jan 24, 2021 at 8:16 AM
  6. 557 liked Dr.Phibes's post in the thread Smartie's Bar & Grill #74.

    I used to make sculpted cakes in different shapes. No, I was never trained for it, I just "do" it. I never used fondant because the stuff is disgusting, and I won't make...

    Jan 24, 2021 at 12:53 AM
  7. 557 liked Tigger2's post in the thread Smartie's Bar & Grill #74.

    [IMG] Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage two was to put a wash in the sky, nothing complicated on this one as...

    Jan 24, 2021 at 12:51 AM
  8. 557 liked Seth Bullock's post in the thread How a Glock works.

    I'm a big believer in overlapping safety procedures, and that is one of them. Feeling the chamber, even if you can see that its empty, slows down the process of clearing the...

    Jan 24, 2021 at 12:19 AM
  9. 557 replied to the thread How a Glock works.

    I’ll be honest, I don’t always feel the chamber. I do at night or if I know I’m likely suffering from sleep deprivation. Prescription drugs, stress, alcohol, and sleep...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 9:35 PM
  10. 557 liked Seth Bullock's post in the thread How a Glock works.

    You're absolutely right about so-called "looking" in the chamber. I see people go through the motions all the time without really looking. In my classes I tell them to...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 9:02 PM
  11. 557 liked CenterField's post in the thread Should the US share vaccine doses with Canada?.

    Maybe then with some guarantees, such as, "we will give you 1 million doses now but the next 1 million doses of Pfizer shipment you get from Germany, will by contract that you...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 9:01 PM
  12. 557 liked fmw's post in the thread Fauci Now Says COVID-19 Vaccine May Become Mandatory.

    No doubt about that. It is even worse in some states where they are discarding doses because they can't find a proper government mandated recipient. That truly drives me up a...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 8:57 PM
  13. 557 replied to the thread Fauci Now Says COVID-19 Vaccine May Become Mandatory.

    That’s a good idea showing up for doses that may be discarded.

    Jan 23, 2021 at 8:57 PM
  14. 557 liked An Taibhse's post in the thread How a Glock works.

    The price of freedom, as is often suggested, is to accept the responsibility of continual vigilance and resistance to those incremental attacks that may seem inconsequential,...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 8:25 PM
  15. 557 replied to the thread How a Glock works.

    Ever had one ship to you from another FFL with a round chambered? I’ve heard such stories from others I’ve known who worked counters as well. Every once in a while you see a...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 8:21 PM
  16. 557 replied to the thread Major Study Finds Masks Don’t Reduce COVID-19 Infection Rates <<MOD WARNING>>.

    Provide evidence. Fauci claimed homemade masks are equivalent to the masks purchased at surgical supply stores that he was trying to save for healthcare workers by lying to...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 6:34 PM
  17. 557 replied to the thread Major Study Finds Masks Don’t Reduce COVID-19 Infection Rates <<MOD WARNING>>.

    Seems like it would be retracted if it was really in error. Either way, let’s throw it out. Good catch. It’s what we use in the interim. Formal studies often take months to...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 2:26 PM
  18. 557 replied to the thread Major Study Finds Masks Don’t Reduce COVID-19 Infection Rates <<MOD WARNING>>.

    You are correct. I was not aware of this. Unfortunately even though the Koch Institute had this information they did not notify NEJM so the paper was published. I can’t find a...

    Jan 22, 2021 at 2:06 PM
  19. 557 replied to the thread Major Study Finds Masks Don’t Reduce COVID-19 Infection Rates <<MOD WARNING>>.

    LOL. The claim masks are for infected people is not the same as recommending masks. Two totally different things. For example, you believe masks are effective, but you don’t...

    Jan 22, 2021 at 1:53 PM
  20. 557 replied to the thread Should the US share vaccine doses with Canada?.

    Why? We give money, food, medications etc to other countries all the time to get them to do what we want or leave us alone. From an environmental standpoint doesn’t it make...

    Jan 22, 2021 at 1:03 PM
  21. 557 replied to the thread Major Study Finds Masks Don’t Reduce COVID-19 Infection Rates <<MOD WARNING>>.

    The quotes you provided of Fauci confirm he knew about asymptomatic and presymptomatic spread of respiratory viruses. Below is evidence he either knew about prevalent pre and...

    Jan 22, 2021 at 12:26 PM
  22. 557 replied to the thread Major Study Finds Masks Don’t Reduce COVID-19 Infection Rates <<MOD WARNING>>.

    You are not using the quote function because I’ve never claimed those statements by Fauci are lies. Ever. Fauci said this the first week of March. This statement was a...

    Jan 22, 2021 at 10:30 AM
  23. 557 replied to the thread Should the US share vaccine doses with Canada?.

    Well, Biden owes Justin after his EO on the Keystone. Some leverage with Trudeau to keep the project dead should sit quite well with the environmental base. A few extra deaths...

    Jan 21, 2021 at 11:11 PM
  24. 557 replied to the thread Major Study Finds Masks Don’t Reduce COVID-19 Infection Rates <<MOD WARNING>>.

    The thing is I’ve provided facts and exhaustive evidence to support my posts. You are welcome to provide evidence the majority of studies I’ve linked to on efficacy of masks...

    Jan 21, 2021 at 10:46 PM
  25. 557 replied to the thread Fauci Now Says COVID-19 Vaccine May Become Mandatory.

    Wild. My state is currently vaccinating 65 and older as well as 18 and older with high risk pre existing conditions and first responders (me). I got cold called offering me a...

    Jan 21, 2021 at 7:33 PM
  26. 557 liked Tigger2's post in the thread Smartie's Bar & Grill #74.

    I said I'd have a go at painting this picture, so I thought I'd share the process with you all. Hope you don't mind. [IMG] So here's stage 1. [IMG] I sketched it out then...

    Jan 21, 2021 at 6:57 PM
  27. 557 replied to the thread Major Study Finds Masks Don’t Reduce COVID-19 Infection Rates <<MOD WARNING>>.

    No. The target was very clear in late February and early March. I’ve explained in detail how we knew about the effectiveness of masks then and the potential for asymptomatic...

    Jan 21, 2021 at 6:48 PM
  28. 557 replied to the thread Major Study Finds Masks Don’t Reduce COVID-19 Infection Rates <<MOD WARNING>>.

    Oh. So Fauci was lying about the masks needing to be saved for healthcare workers. Or are you claiming healthcare workers were all infected in February and March? This is why...

    Jan 21, 2021 at 6:29 PM
  29. 557 replied to the thread Major Study Finds Masks Don’t Reduce COVID-19 Infection Rates <<MOD WARNING>>.

    If you had been paying attention, you would have noticed I’ve quoted lies Fauci told in July as well. In other threads I’ve pointed out false statements based on denial of...

    Jan 21, 2021 at 4:59 PM
  30. 557 replied to the thread Major Study Finds Masks Don’t Reduce COVID-19 Infection Rates <<MOD WARNING>>.

    I provided links to numerous studies published years before C19 that provide plenty of evidence for mask usage. I linked to a meta analysis containing several such studies....

    Jan 21, 2021 at 4:30 PM
  31. 557 replied to the thread Major Study Finds Masks Don’t Reduce COVID-19 Infection Rates <<MOD WARNING>>.

    Unfortunately Fauci did all the things I’ve claimed. I’ve repeatedly sourced them. I’m not running from any statements. The above is exactly what Fauci did. I’ve been claiming...

    Jan 21, 2021 at 4:09 PM
  32. 557 liked CenterField's post in the thread I got my Covid-19 vaccine today.

    Just a dozen cases so far, clustered in a town in Northeastern Brazil. To be continued...

    Jan 21, 2021 at 4:04 PM
  33. 557 replied to the thread I got my Covid-19 vaccine today.

    Thanks. Good news is always welcome. Any data on how common re-infection is with the new strain? It’s a very good idea to start updating vaccines now. We’ve learned some hard...

    Jan 21, 2021 at 2:43 PM
  34. 557 replied to the thread Major Study Finds Masks Don’t Reduce COVID-19 Infection Rates <<MOD WARNING>>.

    Exactly. Now can you do as I asked and tell me who was infected and who wasn’t on those dates? LOL

    Jan 21, 2021 at 2:38 PM
  35. 557 replied to the thread Corona Virus Update.

    I’m interested in all immunity. When fading first wave antibodies were the “cool narrative” I spent a lot of time emphasizing research on T cell immunity. When memory B cells...

    Jan 21, 2021 at 2:34 PM
  36. 557 replied to the thread Major Study Finds Masks Don’t Reduce COVID-19 Infection Rates <<MOD WARNING>>.

    No. He didn’t recommend masks to the infected general population until about April 3. Can you tell us who was infected and who wasn’t on February 27, March 8, April 3, or today?

    Jan 21, 2021 at 1:45 PM
  37. 557 replied to the thread Major Study Finds Masks Don’t Reduce COVID-19 Infection Rates <<MOD WARNING>>.

    Fauci recommended not wearing masks when as an epidemiologist he knew it was the most important time to wear masks. He outright lied. When there is a shortage you work to...

    Jan 21, 2021 at 11:28 AM
  38. 557 replied to the thread I got my Covid-19 vaccine today.

    If one is never within 1/2 mile of infected individuals risk is pretty near zero. Household secondary attack rates with family members interacting in public are only around...

    Jan 21, 2021 at 10:58 AM
  39. 557 replied to the thread Major Study Finds Masks Don’t Reduce COVID-19 Infection Rates <<MOD WARNING>>.

    If your whole family is quarantined with you, you’re definitely doing it right. (I’ve been self quarantined the majority of the pandemic as well.) If not, the situation where...

    Jan 20, 2021 at 7:34 PM
  40. 557 replied to the thread Major Study Finds Masks Don’t Reduce COVID-19 Infection Rates <<MOD WARNING>>.

    Because it’s my experience the people who think they are adamantly pro mask are vehemently anti mask when it comes to using them in situations where they would do the most...

    Jan 20, 2021 at 6:45 PM