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  1. Well y'all are no fun.

    Well y'all are no fun.
  2. Walmart lets Veteran sit in Rain... or ... veteran sits in rain?

    https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/walmart-fire-making-veteran-sit-outside-rain-170750476.html

    Here's my problem with making Walmart look like the bad guy in this story.

    Walmart allows a lot of...
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    Are you Alexa?

    Are you Alexa?
  4. Thread: Hummingbirds

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    Hummingbirds

    Im glad someone kept up the annual first hummingbird sightings post.

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    Awfully quiet in here.....

    Lol..yeah you're right. I didnt actually look. I know Mally was always in the lead, by a long shot, for the most posts.

    Good to see ya rme!

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    Shoulda done a photo contest or something for...

    Shoulda done a photo contest or something for spring. Now it's a little late for that. Contest for most controversial topic? The one who gets the most responses on their topic within a certain...
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    Awfully quiet in here.....

    Even I forget to check in. Mainly cause it's a pain for me for some reason. If I can ever figure out why I have to clear my cache every time I come here, Id drop by more often.

    Facebook is...
  8. Thread: Make my cake!

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    A wedding cake is usually customized. To be...

    A wedding cake is usually customized. To be precise, I guess they refused to "decorate" the wedding cake to the customer's design. But then who goes to a bakery for a wedding cake and wants to...
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    How to stamp out bullying...

    You can't.

    The sooner people realize that life and people are sometimes unfair, the better off everyone is. And since I realize that not everyone is going to get that, I'll just carry on with...
  10. Thread: Make my cake!

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    Make my cake!

    I've seen the debate floating around concerning the baker who refused to bake a cake for a gay couple and now the supreme court is getting involved. To avoid running into anymore problems with it,...
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    Tax Reform Debate

    So did you listen? I forgot that I sont get cnn. I have no cable or satellite.

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  12. Thread: Hi there

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    That's the beauty of a message board. You don't...

    That's the beauty of a message board. You don't have to think fast. You have all the time in the world to go do your research, discuss it with those around you, call up your friends and get their...
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    Maybe I'll check it out, but it's on that fake...

    Maybe I'll check it out, but it's on that fake news channel, so I'm not sure I'll be able to believe anything they say.
  14. Thread: Lights

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    They lost. I don't ever get to listen/watch...

    They lost. I don't ever get to listen/watch complete Eastland games I just watch the scores. I'm usually busy streaming Strawn Football. Strawn is still in the playoffs and statistically, they...
  15. Thread: Hi there

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    What, no controversy? People love drama. I'm...

    What, no controversy? People love drama. I'm not crazy about drama, but I do love a debate.
  16. Thread: Hi there

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    Hi there

    First I want to say: Happy Birthday a few days late to Curious George!

    I got the Christmas theme to work, but for some reason it's not centered on my computer screen and doesn't take up much of...
  17. Thread: Lights

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    I'm turning on the Christmas theme if I can...

    I'm turning on the Christmas theme if I can remember how...

    I'll try to check back in more often, and I'll try to come up with a topic... but someone else has to post too. This could just be a...
  18. Thread: Lights

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    Then I have to log back in, and find out I need...

    Then I have to log back in, and find out I need to clear my cookies...
  19. Thread: Lights

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    Yep. I still have trouble using the Spin. I...

    Yep. I still have trouble using the Spin. I have to clear cookies to get into it, and then after doing that, I'll forget to check mark the stay logged in box, then after I spend some time typing...
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    And a comment on this... You didn't see my...

    And a comment on this...

    You didn't see my "fervor" during Bush's time in office or anyone else either. I've always sorta stayed out of politics. I might touch on social issues (pretty hard,...
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    I'm thinking your memory is failing you. A...

    I'm thinking your memory is failing you. A couple of quotes I found with a quick search from a 2010 article:

    Here’s John Boehner, the likely speaker if Republicans take the House, offering his...
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    The "unaffordable health care system" that...

    The "unaffordable health care system" that allowed me to have health insurance for the first time in years? The one that added millions of people onto the rolls of the insured? Much of what was...
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    Required to stand, good or bad?

    Now Trump has weighed in on the NFL players ability to protest or not protest during the National Anthem.

    This one I'm right in the middle on.. I can see both sides, but.....

    Because you are...
  24. I always find it hilarious that those who are so...

    I always find it hilarious that those who are so passionate about tolerance are typically intolerant of those they deem as not tolerant.

    Extreme left or right are intolerant people to begin...
  25. Thread: Lights

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    Well I come and I make the effort to post.. then...

    Well I come and I make the effort to post.. then I get busy and can't take the time it takes me to put a post on the Spin. Apparently my situation is unique and I've been unable to figure out what's...
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    He is the "fake news". He lies about things that...

    He is the "fake news". He lies about things that can be easily checked on and I don't understand why. His ego has him exaggerating and just adding things to conversations that support his claims...
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    Could be.. but she isn't the President.. he is. ...

    Could be.. but she isn't the President.. he is. I don't understand why everyone points to things that might have been.. or Trump's constantly asking why they aren't investigating things she did...
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    He doesn't seem to be moving in that direction at...

    He doesn't seem to be moving in that direction at all.
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    One for Happy JP - Not Politics

    It's been a great couple of years as far as rain goes. I'm just now getting into needing to water my yard (have watered it twice so far this summer a couple of months apart). I have the most...
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    Sad about the Presidential example we have

    There have been Presidents in the past that I didn't agree with and that was okay.. but I always felt that the great majority of them represented our Country in a Presidential way. I have always...
  31. Thread: Lights

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    I paid for another year on the EastlandSpin.com...

    I paid for another year on the EastlandSpin.com domain name.

    McDs is supposed to be closed until August 7th(? I think it was), to finish the remodeling inside. I'm not good without my Frappe....
  32. Thread: Lights

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    :( I started to just leave the sad face, but it...

    :( I started to just leave the sad face, but it said my message had to be at least 3 characters.. so it should work now.
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    Trump and the cliff hanger...

    I've never been in the military.

    Although I do disagree with a lot of Trump's policies, it's not his policies that are the problem. It's his saying things that can easily be proven they arent...
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    Trump and the cliff hanger...

    lol. I even googled it and didnt come up with it. Im not always real good with acronyms or icons. I have an iron with all sorts of symbols on it and no words. I dont have a clue what any of it means....
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    Have you been listening to Trump so much that you...

    Have you been listening to Trump so much that you are making up words too?
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    CHA?

    CHA?
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    Trump and the cliff hanger...

    Do you have those friends on Facebook who are constantly dropping some dramatic cryptic message? You know.. the ones who seem to be talking to someone but you're not sure who or what it's really...
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    Texting and Driving illegal in Texas

    If people don't want more laws, then more of them just need to use their common sense. Otherwise, the government has to step in and protect the stupid.

    You would think the reality of crash...
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    When is Trick-or-Treat

    Most here probably don't give a hoot about when the little fellers go trick-or-treating, and most of us don't even have little ones to dress up in their favorite character and send out into the night...
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    We (Dan) pulled in a couple of tomatoes that look...

    We (Dan) pulled in a couple of tomatoes that look pretty good. I was gonna make a sandwich with one but haven't gotten around to it yet. The onions have been great, but we've about ate them all up. ...
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    Cool snap hard my okra.

    Heres a picture I promised awhile back. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170518/0e8d4eff9ffa2b707138e617ae20b5d0.jpg

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  42. But I'm not concerned about the what ifs or who...

    But I'm not concerned about the what ifs or who voted for whom.. That's done.. over. I am concerned with what's going on now, in the present. I am concerned about a boastful President who keeps...
  43. Trump Term as President would make great TV series

    Obama is gone. He hit the term limits and wont be back so I dont understand why there is any comparison to him as though we might get him back if we dont embrace Trump.

    You like a President who...
  44. If they are really serious about solving the illegal immigrant problem.....

    I agree with you. What's the solution?

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  45. Trump Term as President would make great TV series

    I thought I explained where I am getting this. From the Whitehouse press conferences, from Trump's mouth in various interviews and reading Trump's tweets. Im getting what Im saying only from Trump...
  46. What benefits do illegals receive? Public...

    What benefits do illegals receive? Public education for their kids? What else?

    I keep saying that we want illegal immigrants. We used to have slaves until that was illegal, now they have...
  47. I wasn't saying anything about the "fake" media. ...

    I wasn't saying anything about the "fake" media. Of course, Trump's definition of fake media is different than mine. His is any media that reports anything that's not flattering to him. Mine has...
  48. Trump Term as President would make great TV series

    I've watched many of the tv series that create a story of behind the scenes in the oval office. Trump's term has all the makings of great reality tv. I would think he would be on board for letting...
  49. If they are really serious about solving the illegal immigrant problem.....

    Why not save the ridiculous amount of money Trump is talking about spending on the ridiculous wall and instead go after the people/companies who are hiring the illegals. If they can't find jobs,...
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    I don't know if I would call not allowing guns in...

    I don't know if I would call not allowing guns in photos as being offensive. I would just call it a dumb policy. Schools often have policies in place for stupid reasons.

    Now where's the story...
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    I don't have a clue. The first I saw of it was...

    I don't have a clue. The first I saw of it was when Loretta Brister said something on Facebook about Bill being on it.
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    I don't know a whole lot about it. I found this...

    I don't know a whole lot about it. I found this article when doing a quick google search: http://modernfarmer.com/2013/07/straw-bale-gardening/

    I know he did fertilize/feed the bales and water...
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    We (meaning Dan) are growing tomatoes, squash,...

    We (meaning Dan) are growing tomatoes, squash, onions (and I don't know what else) in hay bales. Nice for keeping it up off the ground at grabbing height, no weeding needed, and good for small...
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    You consider The Daily Show media? It's never...

    You consider The Daily Show media? It's never claimed to be that. It's entertainment by poking fun at the often ridiculousness of politics.

    I really miss Jon Stewart.
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    I like snakes in their proper place and prefer to...

    I like snakes in their proper place and prefer to have them relocated rather than killed. They do a world of good in the wild.
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    Cats naturally attack things that slither and...

    Cats naturally attack things that slither and scamper or fly around. There's no need to keep them a "bit hungry". I've had well fed cats that were constantly bringing me birds, grasshoppers,...
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    Trying to become ‘fit and proper’ owners of Sky...

    Trying to become ‘fit and proper’ owners of Sky News may have something to do with it.
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    Ranger Texas makes The Daily Show

    Poor guy apparently thinks he's in the middle of west Texas.


    http://www.cc.com/video-clips/85lgid/the-daily-show-with-trevor-noah-brown-in-town---a-west-texas-water-crisis
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    Maybe Fox was tired of bailing him out. Once it...

    Maybe Fox was tired of bailing him out. Once it became public enough that the show was losing major sponsors, they had to take a side. Less harm done by ditching O'Reilly.
  60. http://eastlandspin.com/attachment.php?attachmenti...

    http://eastlandspin.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=2267&stc=1

    The Memorial Service for Dean Parsons will be held at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 4311 San Jacinto Street, Dallas, TX, 75204 on...
  61. Give Mingus the what for...or a Happy Birthday..

    Mingus has been battling cancer and is not doing well now. Whether you agreed with him or not (and I know most did not), he's been a pretty active member of the Spin for quite a while now. Mingus...
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    Well I finally saw my first hummingbird at my...

    Well I finally saw my first hummingbird at my house yesterday. My feeder has been emptying since i first put it outside a couple of weeks ago but hard to tell if that was something feeding or wind...
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    I saw on Facebook where a guy named Rick Finch...

    I saw on Facebook where a guy named Rick Finch says he will be tje project engineer on that job if that tells you anything.

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    Yes.. Parkland is the County Hospital. I hear...

    Yes.. Parkland is the County Hospital. I hear they have one of the best trauma units around.. mainly because there are so many that come through their emergency room doors. I can't imagine what the...
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    I understand new owner. New name was a good...

    I understand new owner. New name was a good idea. They had a cook off fundraiser for Tri-City EMS cook-off there this weekend.
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    Although I disagree that the medical decisions...

    Although I disagree that the medical decisions your doctor is making have anything to do with the City of Dallas, I do hope the blood perks you up. IMO, and I ain't no doctor... if something makes a...
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    Cyote contacted me yesterday to say she had seen...

    Cyote contacted me yesterday to say she had seen a hummingbird but she said when she got to EastlandSpin it told her the site wasn't secure so she stopped there.
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    Me too.

    Me too.
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    Hummingbirds 2017

    Let us know of your first sighting of the year!

    Hummingbirds.net tracks the migration of the Ruby-throated hummingbird each year. I use it to get an approximate on when our black-chinned...
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    Pakistan is not on the list. But it looks like...

    Pakistan is not on the list. But it looks like the ban has been yanked out from under Trump anyway. Now we just have to prepare for the influx of terrorists to arrive as per Trump's tweet.
    ...
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    Is there a plan behind Trumps ban?

    I've been searching for the answer to this but haven't found it yet. What is the end goal of the travel ban Trump has imposed? Are they working on changing the screening process or something? I...
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    You could wear really big pants and not having...

    You could wear really big pants and not having them sagging below your hips if you need a place to hide your stash. Jackets, backpacks.. lots of places to put your drugs and weapons if you're...
  73. Thread: closed primaries

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    Yep. Me too.

    Yep. Me too.
  74. Thread: Knock, knock

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    lol. With all this nice warm weather we are...

    lol. With all this nice warm weather we are having this winter, that mosquito may be biting on your arm a little earlier in the year than usual.
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    It's not always walking into the store and...

    It's not always walking into the store and choosing a made in USA vs Mexico product and avoiding those Made in Mexico things so you don't have to pay for the wall. Much of what Mexico exports are...
  76. Thread: closed primaries

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    He mentions in the press release he sent out that...

    He mentions in the press release he sent out that Democrats had sent out emails to their people directing them to vote for his opponent in the Republican primary.
  77. Thread: closed primaries

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    One other point to make. I sorta skimmed through...

    One other point to make. I sorta skimmed through the proposed bill and if I'm reading it correctly, if it were to pass.. then you have to decide which primary you are going to be voting in when you...
  78. Thread: closed primaries

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    Yes.. and I have faced that dilemma more than...

    Yes.. and I have faced that dilemma more than once when deciding which primary to vote in. But.. if the county elections weren't a part of that, then I get to vote for a candidate running for a...
  79. Thread: Knock, knock

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    Sorry.. was out of town and not watching as...

    Sorry.. was out of town and not watching as closely...

    Amos who?
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    20% import tax from Mexico?

    If that's the case, aren't we still going to be the ones paying for the wall? Businesses here will be buying the imports (high fructose corn syrup I understand is one of the imports), and with the...
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    Fashion Police wanting to waste resources

    Tom Weathersby, R, Mississippi, has proposed a law, fining people wearing saggy pants...and here's the part I have an extreme issue with... a sixth offense would also include “psychological and...
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    They didn't subtract those millions of voters...

    They didn't subtract those millions of voters that voted illegally for Hillary?
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    Just got through replying to a complaint my...

    Just got through replying to a complaint my granddaughter was making on Facebook about a history teacher she has that seems to be imposing his political and religious opinions in the class. I don't...
  84. Thread: closed primaries

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    I understand the reason and what party primaries...

    I understand the reason and what party primaries are all about. There are two different things I'm sorta complaining about here.

    1. Our county elections being partisan.

    Lets reverse...
  85. Thread: Knock, knock

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    Knock, knock

    Who's here?

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  86. Thread: closed primaries

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    closed primaries

    Today, Texas State Representative Mike Lang filed his first bill (HB 1072) as State Representative for District 60 regarding to closing primary elections to registered party members only in order to...
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    You are talking a new campus in a different...

    You are talking a new campus in a different location? Nope... that's not near enough money. They put that on the ballot two years ago and it was $31 mil. The voters wouldn't have it. Construction...
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    Another bond election coming for EISD

    Here's information about the discussion on the upcoming bond election. The school is required to make the building more accessible, so that is going to be the bare minimum plan... elevator,...
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    I am looking forward to the opening of that state...

    I am looking forward to the opening of that state park. This is something that will be enjoyed for generations to come, especially since our areas to enjoy the outdoors are becoming fewer and the...
  90. Thread: Merry Christmas

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    I was surprised I still remembered how to change...

    I was surprised I still remembered how to change it. Haven't had much need to go into the administration area of the site in quite a while.
  91. Thread: Santa

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    Don't let it bother you. That might put a damper...

    Don't let it bother you. That might put a damper on your Christmas holiday. lol. Wonder if Santa would do Facetime or Skype on the phone. That would be cool. Parents don't have to dress the kid...
  92. Thread: Merry Christmas

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    Can you see the Christmas background I changed it...

    Can you see the Christmas background I changed it to? Probably doesn't show up on mobile device.
  93. Well she did win something.. the popular vote. ...

    Well she did win something.. the popular vote. Only it's just like a participation ribbon without the electoral win.
  94. Thread: Santa

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    I know who he's talking about. He spends a lot...

    I know who he's talking about. He spends a lot of time and money creating the persona of Santa each year. Growing the beard, bleaching the hair and keeping the Santa suit maintained. He even wears...
  95. Thread: Testing 123

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    He'sstumpedastowhyihavetheproblemtoo.spacebarnotwo...

    He'sstumpedastowhyihavetheproblemtoo.spacebarnotworkingagain.:(
  96. Thread: Testing 123

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    So I'm still having issues with the Spin. I find...

    So I'm still having issues with the Spin. I find that if I clear my cookies when I come to the Spin, it will behave properly. At least until I come back next time. Now it's making it where...
  97. Change FLorida and Pennsylvania to barely...

    Change FLorida and Pennsylvania to barely Democrat instead of barely Republican and Hillary won the electoral vote. http://www.electoral-vote.com/

    But reality is that Hillary won the popular...
  98. Yeah, that's what I didn't get. He got elected...

    Yeah, that's what I didn't get. He got elected in spite of being able to see what he was saying uncensored and uninterrupted. All I can say is that it was good for him, Hillary was his opponent. ...
  99. Thread: Merry Christmas

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    Merry Christmas

    Here's wishing those of you still with us on the Spin the Merriest of Christmases. May the Christmas season bring you peace.
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    Trump Carrier Deal

    Should a President (or President elect) be involved in negotiating deals with companies who are moving some of their operations outside of the country? Should a State be offering them incentives to...
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    I have a couple of thoughts on the shifting of...

    I have a couple of thoughts on the shifting of control.

    The pro: With majority leadership in all sectors of government being of one like-minded party, maybe the votes will be about what's best...
  102. Thread: The language

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    The language

    I see a lot of discussion now about how the hate language has increased among children at schools around the country.

    I want to go back to a time when public conversations were filtered, polite,...
  103. Thread: Testing 123

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    Same problem with getting into the Spin started...

    Same problem with getting into the Spin started yesterday .. or at least that was the first time I tried to get in after having an hour or so of success the day before, or whenever it was.

    I...
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    Quit blaming the President for our social ills. ...

    Quit blaming the President for our social ills. You might be able to blame them for war, for financial woes and things like that... but who we are as a people is up to us.

    There is something...
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    I set up the Facebook EastlandSpin Group way back...

    I set up the Facebook EastlandSpin Group way back when. June was one of the first ones to make a request to join and I accepted her request.. but .. I wasn't real sure how a Facebook group worked...
  106. Thread: Testing 123

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    Do you know how frustrating it is to see a thread...

    Do you know how frustrating it is to see a thread you can't reply to.. or the teaser part of a post but can't get it open to read the rest of it? That's been my life on the Spin for the past month....
  107. Thread: Testing 123

    by Julie
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    Alright.. all three browsers working again. I...

    Alright.. all three browsers working again. I think maybe you cleared up my problem CG. I had to clear my cookies in all of them and they started working again. I think you were just trying to...
  108. Thread: Testing 123

    by Julie
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    Testing Edge browser.. Testing Chrome browser..

    Testing Edge browser..

    Testing Chrome browser..
  109. Thread: Testing 123

    by Julie
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    Hey it's working!! :toohappy:

    Hey it's working!! :toohappy:
  110. Thread: Testing 123

    by Julie
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    Test test... ????

    Test test... ????
  111. Thread: Testing 123

    by Julie
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    The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy brown...

    The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy brown dog.
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    Test Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using...

    Test

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using Tapatalk
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    Republicans sure in a pickle

    If the republicans could some how get Trump to shut the heck up, they might have a chance. Either he doesnt get how important it is to show a united front with his party, or he's just so arrogant he...
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    Republicans sure in a pickle

    Yep....but my backyard gets so thick that i have rows of grass clippings even with the mulching mower. A second go over usually solves the problem.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using Tapatalk
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    Republicans sure in a pickle

    So sorry to hear about your foot. I need to mow one more time Im hoping. The grass growing has certainly slowed down. Ill be sad when it turns brown though.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using...
  116. Thread: Testing 123

    by Julie
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    I just ran into the problem I was having with not...

    I just ran into the problem I was having with not being able to get pages to load correctly again here today. Problems with Firefox and Chrome. I'm on Microsoft Edge right now and got a previous...
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    I'm tired of the ridiculousness that is going on...

    I'm tired of the ridiculousness that is going on with this campaign. I don't understand why anyone is worried about who Trump has groped or kissed. The crazy lady that has thrown accusations about...
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    Did Democrats step on their own pickle?

    I have never seen such a mess for candidates in a Presidential election. I know most of the few left here are Republicans and I'm sure the plan is to continue to point out how bad Hillary is and...
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    Glad the Cowboy fans are happy. I don't keep up...

    Glad the Cowboy fans are happy. I don't keep up with football, so I'd have to google how they are doing.

    I am extremely disappointed that the Rangers gave up their series run by getting swept...
  120. Thread: Testing 123

    by Julie
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    Ok... Now I can respond to some of the things I'm...

    Ok... Now I can respond to some of the things I'm reading here.

    I've never understood why people can't scroll past or simply ignore things they don't want to read or see. I often read about a...
  121. Thread: Testing 123

    by Julie
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    Hey.. I can post! For some reason I've had...

    Hey.. I can post!

    For some reason I've had a problem posting from my laptop and, after checking last night, my Venue Pro tablet also gave me the same results. I would get a redirecting error,...
  122. Thread: Testing 123

    by Julie
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    Is this mic on?

    Is this mic on?
  123. Thread: Testing 123

    by Julie
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    Can you hear me now? Sent from my...

    Can you hear me now?

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using Tapatalk
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    Neither is a crazy guy. I hear that today his...

    Neither is a crazy guy. I hear that today his campaign admitted he didn't actually see a top secret video of $400 million in cash being taken off a U.S. plan like he was describing in detail...
  125. Thread: Seriously?

    by Julie
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    I've used MS Edge a little bit... I notice I'm...

    I've used MS Edge a little bit... I notice I'm using it more and more. Some things I do one browser won't do it and I have to use another. Seems like all of them have their weak points and strong...
  126. Replies
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    Mitt Romney didn't have much nice to say about...

    Mitt Romney didn't have much nice to say about Trump back in March (sorta said exactly what I think). Sorry for the NY Times link.. I know many don't think much of that source, but it was the best...
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    Trump: Crafty or Crazy?

    I've just never seen a candidate for President like this. Poor grammar and a really, really, weird use of words (not sure what to call it.. he's just so so strange), name calling,... I'm surprised...
  128. Thread: Seriously?

    by Julie
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    I try to use my phone for everything except...

    I try to use my phone for everything except texting and talking. I don't like texting (keyboard way to small) and I hate talking on the phone because it takes up one of my hands and leaves the other...
  129. Thread: Seriously?

    by Julie
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    Okay.. I went over and checked out that thread...

    Okay.. I went over and checked out that thread again. I remember now.. there was too much to respond to and it overwhelmed me. Maybe I'll get a 2nd wind and hit that thread sometime soon.
  130. Thread: Seriously?

    by Julie
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    Maybe we should each be assigned a day that we...

    Maybe we should each be assigned a day that we have to post something on the Spin. That should cover a full week I think. Which day do you want, Lamb? I'll take whatever day is left.
  131. Thread: Seriously?

    by Julie
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    I looked once and read a couple of posts, but got...

    I looked once and read a couple of posts, but got busy elsewhere and lost interest.
  132. Thread: Seriously?

    by Julie
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    I have had problems in the past with typing on...

    I have had problems in the past with typing on the Spin. I have to hit the hell out of the key and finally it types.. and then maybe types a couple of more letters then lags....bang, bang, bang on...
  133. Thread: When was it?

    by Julie
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    When was it?

    I'm trying to figure out exactly when America was the great that Trump is trying get us back to? :scratch:
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    I naively think that most people, underneath the...

    I naively think that most people, underneath the conversations, think like I do. That they wouldn't ever say something about a black person as a joke as though they are stupid or lesser than white...
  135. Thread: 4th of July

    by Julie
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    Happy Independence Day!

    Happy Independence Day!
  136. Thread: Can it be fixed?

    by Julie
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    Can it be fixed?

    Does anyone think there is a way to keep extreme/mentally-off people from killing a lot of people in one attack?

    Personally, I don't think you can stop people from going over the edge, but I do...
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    Well actually I wasn't. I posted this before I...

    Well actually I wasn't. I posted this before I realized they were about to go another round with the school bond thing.

    I'm waiting to see what they propose this time around that may make a tax...
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    I called AT&T the other day to see if I could get...

    I called AT&T the other day to see if I could get a better deal on anything I have with them. Apparently not. If I had direct TV I could get unlimited data on my wireless plan. Then I saw that you...
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    This is not about someone who identifies as a...

    This is not about someone who identifies as a woman "that day". I find that story a little hard to believe (but then you are talking Ross so I have to take that into consideration).

    I'll be the...
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    http://www.texasmonthly.com/the-daily-post/mckinne...

    http://www.texasmonthly.com/the-daily-post/mckinney-stop-tens-millions-dollars-high-school-football-stadiums/

    Now the youth ball park I started this with looks like a bargain. McKinney ISD wants...
  141. Thread: Raccoons

    by Julie
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    Raccoons are a little trickier to catch in a live...

    Raccoons are a little trickier to catch in a live trap. They're smarter and craftier than most critters and have hands. We left a live trap in the attic of my husband's aunt's house with a can of...
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    Saw this link on Facebook and had to share it...

    Saw this link on Facebook and had to share it here. A very interesting read.
    Seven things I’m learning about transgender persons...
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    Lake Cisco nearly full

    Last year on this day Cisco was thrilled that their lake had filled to 45.5% full. Today they should be ecstatic as the lake is 90.5% full. Wow! That lake sure seems slow to fill up. It must only...
  144. Thread: Code Red:

    by Julie
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    Maybe they are wanting to make sure they get...

    Maybe they are wanting to make sure they get their money's worth out of the service. I haven't got many calls here in Eastland.
  145. Thread: Rats

    by Julie
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    When we were out in the country, I got to...

    When we were out in the country, I got to experience the issue with finding out the car won't start because a mouse had made a home under the hood and just cleared out any wires in the way by chewing...
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    I really enjoy the day here and there of extremes...

    I really enjoy the day here and there of extremes and then most of the time the weather is pretty nice. Although I still hate the cold as much as I always have, I'm also becoming less and less...
  147. Thread: WOW

    by Julie
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    I'm not big on any kind of soup. Chili doesn't...

    I'm not big on any kind of soup. Chili doesn't sit well on my tummy anymore. I prefer a nice sandwich with fresh maters out of the garden (wish that little green tomato on the vine would hurry...
  148. Thread: Code Red:

    by Julie
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    Can't CodeRED be broken down into perimeters? ...

    Can't CodeRED be broken down into perimeters? Like.. if there are people living in an area in town that might go under water when it floods... codeRed could just call those people? I have a hard...
  149. Edit: Sorry, I heard wrong and now realize your...

    Edit: Sorry, I heard wrong and now realize your name is on the list.. although it took some doing to get the list for Ranger College. Although I heard Ranger College, I realize now that the list I...
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    As I said before.. laws have to exist so you can...

    As I said before.. laws have to exist so you can have someone arrested if they are doing something that causes someone else harm. I presume there is some law on the books of most places that a guy...
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    Public restroom battle

    And if they did....they would be doing something that would be as illegal as it is for a transgender to use the opposite restroom now. Just because people will abuse a law, just because some will try...
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    Public restroom battle

    Personally I have always thought gym class locker rooms are a little too exposed. I'm not familiar with the men's locker rooms other than what I've seen on tv or movies...but if they are as open as...
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    Public restroom battle

    The only reason I can think you would "want" to go into the opposite gender's restroom when you aren't transgender would be for some perverted sexual reason. Changing your appearance isn't going to...
  154. Replies
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    Public restroom battle

    There is no need to remodel restrooms, and the only reason someone might need a bathroom cop would be to enforce this latest restroom law NC has put into place requiring their birth certificate...
  155. Replies
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    Public restroom battle

    I am against anyone going to a restroom....no matter which one, to prey on others. That will always be illegal. But no law will stop that. Heck, most laws don't make you safer, they just make it...
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    Public restroom battle

    Thankfully, when it comes to having the same basic rights as others, majority rules is not the case. Otherwise several segments of society still couldn't vote....could be denied buying a home in...
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    I wasn't comparing black people to anyone. I was...

    I wasn't comparing black people to anyone. I was comparing the attitudes of society then and now.

    I just think a law stating that even after committing to changing your gender you still have to...
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    My rain gauges all went kaput. My yard is...

    My rain gauges all went kaput. My yard is drowning now. The dogs don't like it splashing through the yard to do their business.

    Heard it might hail tonight so we got out and covered the few...
  159. I put political bios with a photo, if desired,...

    I put political bios with a photo, if desired, free of charge on MicroplexNews.com Let me know if you'd like yours published there.
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    In the 50s the argument would be whether black...

    In the 50s the argument would be whether black people should be in the same restroom with white people or not.

    You don't really mean that each of us has the right to feel comfortable wherever we...
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    Sounds like they aren't using any political...

    Sounds like they aren't using any political correctness here. If someone has gone through the actions of becoming a member of the opposite sex... or they look so much like the opposite sex that it...
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    You don't think everyone should have the right to...

    You don't think everyone should have the right to go to a public restroom without getting beat up?
  163. Replies
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    What are you talking about? What privacy in a...

    What are you talking about? What privacy in a public restroom do you loose simply because a transgender person is in there? I don't even like my own gender in the restroom with me.. but it's a...
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    I've never worried about my privacy being invaded...

    I've never worried about my privacy being invaded in a women's restroom. I haven't had a clue all these years whether the people in the restroom with me are males dressed as women, women who are...
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    The news knows drama sells. No one wants to read...

    The news knows drama sells. No one wants to read about the normal mundane people who are doing things right. And when something that sells happens, you are inundated with information about it. The...
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    The Pac A Sac in Strawn only has one restroom....

    The Pac A Sac in Strawn only has one restroom. Everyone who works there works very hard to keep it clean. ..and I've started to walk into many a women's restroom stall that I turned around and moved...
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    I don't understand why the issue of sexual abuse...

    I don't understand why the issue of sexual abuse of children has something to do with who gets to use which restroom. Let's say statistics show that sexual abuse of children is usually done by adult...
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    Public restroom battle

    Questions come to my mind...
    Which person would be more alarming to you if you ran into them in a public restroom? The one who, from all outside appearance, looks like they are your same gender,...
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    I don't see sandlot baseball ever showing up...

    I don't see sandlot baseball ever showing up again... at least not in our neck of the woods. Sandlot had a lot of kids showing up to play, unassisted by parents. I remember going out in the middle...
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    Personally, I don't understand getting...

    Personally, I don't understand getting prescriptions filled at Walmart when you can use the drive thru at Love Oak Pharmacy and never have to get out of your car. Going inside is a pleasant and fast...
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    Well.. I'm hoping eventually Ill come across...

    Well.. I'm hoping eventually Ill come across something that will strike a nerve and we'll have a debate.
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    Youth Sports Facilities

    I saw where Abilene Youth Sports Authority has been given the go ahead by the Abilene City Council, to build a new 55,000 sq. ft. youth sports facility. The AYSA has 30 months to raise the $7.5...
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    What makes a parent a parent?

    Reading the story about the 6 yr old part-native American Indian girl who has been taken away from her foster parents of 4 years because she needs to be enveloped in her native American culture just...
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    Well I tried to get the image to show up for you,...

    Well I tried to get the image to show up for you, but got the same results you did.
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    Where Are the Romney Fan Club Fans

    That it is working amazes me. How can you hear what he is saying and think...that's the guy I want!

    Good to see you, rme. Hope things are going well for you.
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    Although we were just recently made aware of MM's...

    Although we were just recently made aware of MM's passing, he did not just pass away in the last few days or even in the last couple of weeks. He had been missing from the Spin for awhile and now we...
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    I keep watching in amazement that people are...

    I keep watching in amazement that people are still behind Trump after all he's said during these debates. I guess he's right... he could shoot someone in the middle of the street and people would...
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    I was looking through some old threads and came...

    I was looking through some old threads and came across this anniversary one. We've lost so many Spinsters since the Spin came along back in 2003. The Spin sort of makes them immortal. Their...
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    So sad. He was a constant on the Spin for as far...

    So sad. He was a constant on the Spin for as far back as I can remember. He will be greatly missed.

    RIP Secretary, Harper Valley PTA
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    It's the people's job to restore values, not the...

    It's the people's job to restore values, not the government's.

    This reply was originally posted by me under another Spinster's name by mistake.
  181. This isn't a killer from what I have read. It...

    This isn't a killer from what I have read. It doesn't seem to be near as bad as West Nile. The fact that there may be a relationship between the Zika virus and birth defects is something to be...
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    Well at least Iowans had some sense. lol

    Well at least Iowans had some sense. lol
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    And yet you would vote for someone like that?

    And yet you would vote for someone like that?
  184. Replies
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    And yet you would vote for someone like that?

    And yet you would vote for someone like that?
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    Went for breakfast a week or so ago. It was all...

    Went for breakfast a week or so ago. It was all good. Nice place.
  186. Thread: Happy New Year

    by Julie
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    Happy New Year everyone! I don't eat black...

    Happy New Year everyone! I don't eat black eyeball peas.. which may explain why I my luck is so bad. lol
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    I don't blame the unpopularity of the Spin on...

    I don't blame the unpopularity of the Spin on anything that is here.. I blame it on what's not here. People. They weren't driven off, they were lured off by that Facebook stuff.

    Anyone can...
  188. Thread: Merry Christmas

    by Julie
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    Merry Christmas a little late.. but hope everyone...

    Merry Christmas a little late.. but hope everyone had a Merry one.

    We didn't change the theme to Christmas this year.. shame on me. Hang around another year and we'll change it next year. I'll...
  189. Thread: Police Chief

    by Julie
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    Here's the official release:...

    Here's the official release:
    http://www.microplexnews.com/?p=58978
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    Aww.. I miss all these guys. And I miss the...

    Aww.. I miss all these guys. And I miss the diversity that used to exist on the Spin.
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    Since when do government entities have...

    Since when do government entities have constitutional rights? Those rights are for the individual to protect them from government. You ask about the "police".. but you mean the police department....
  192. Mingus is running water lines to tap into Lake...

    Mingus is running water lines to tap into Lake Tucker at Strawn. Gordon is running water lines to tap into Lake Palo Pinto. Strawn is looking to dig wells to have more water. Everyone is...
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    Yea post it here if you want. Why not.

    Yea post it here if you want. Why not.
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    I am a Christian. I believe in God... but the...

    I am a Christian. I believe in God... but the defensiveness and hostility I sense from much of the "Christian" conversations I read these days, saddens me deeply. The anti-Christian conversations...
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    "In God We Trust" works well for Muslims, Jews as...

    "In God We Trust" works well for Muslims, Jews as well as Christians (although Wiccans may prefer "god and goddess"). All those who have a supreme being in their beliefs will just attach that supreme...
  196. Does the deputy clerk signature work the same? ...

    Does the deputy clerk signature work the same? That's what they are doing while she is in jail. If their signature would work instead, then a simple solution would have been to allow one of them...
  197. Wonder why the clerk didn't bring that Kentucky...

    Wonder why the clerk didn't bring that Kentucky law change up as her reason for not issuing the license? It would be a more solid leg to stand on than to refuse because her religious beliefs say she...
  198. Thread: New State Law

    by Julie
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    I'm sure I'm right about ss #s not showing up on...

    I'm sure I'm right about ss #s not showing up on DLs. Everyone knows the havoc that comes from someone getting your ss#. The government doesn't want to deal with the fallout from throwing social...
  199. Just to clarify.. I do not believe same sex...

    Just to clarify.. I do not believe same sex couples should marry. However, were I a county clerk, I wouldn't have any problem issuing a marriage license to a gay couple. It's simply a legal piece...
  200. You are saying they can operate their office in...

    You are saying they can operate their office in direct defiance to federal law?

    I wonder how many county clerks use this authority? Why haven't they been handing out questionnaires for those...
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