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CitizenJoe commented on Christmas Eve 1966 — "Hey Army"

This is a great letter/guest ed. Thank you. I enlisted September 5, 1968 to beat the draft. It worked. I never heard from my draft board after that.

I was in the Army for 35+ years, 10 of which was reserve time. In the early days, I took care of a lot of wounded soldiers coming out …

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Why does the NR ignore/lose the useful links?

https://apnews.com/f5f09a300d394900a1a88362238dbf77

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The Commissioners are all Republicans.

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Exactly. Their salaries and travel budgets are bloated while the rest of us are on a starvation diet. Please do not look at pictures of our commissioners and think of bloated.

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“This particular funding falls into the same category as us having to no longer pay for and provide library services, us no longer being able to provide free dump services, us no longer being able to provide free parks to go to. "

No problem. There is plenty of money for a quarter-m…

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CitizenJoe commented on Making biochar to benefit the soil

Biochar works wonders in the garden. As Scott indicated, it holds on to nutrients and water, while simultaneously making it available to plants. It houses mycorrhizal fungi, which help transport these nutrients and water to your garden plants. It fluffs the soil, and it hangs around for h…

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Smedleyb is right. And angry, bitter teachers couldn't teach or model empathy, anyway.

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Yeah, Kindness is overrated. I think the Sermon on the Mount went something like, Blessed are the Ones Who Just Don't Care.

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"the Umpqua National Forest, which includes nearly one-fourth of this county’s land-mass, " Sure. It's about 4000 sq km, and the US is about 9,000,000 sq km. A bit shy of a quarter. And a couple bricks shy of a load.

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NRT deleted link to Nature article. Here it is: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-019-1692-3 Note that you can see the figures by clicking on the right. This is an important article, if you understand reality and base your world view on actual evidence; on the other hand, some people…