Posts by James Sotherden

21) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Rest in peace Wingdi.. (Message 1849481)
Posted 18 Feb 2017 by Profile James SotherdenProject Donor
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May he rest in peace now.
22) Message boards : Cafe SETI : TLOTPW - CCLXIII Making Roman numerals great again. (Message 1848996)
Posted 16 Feb 2017 by Profile James SotherdenProject Donor
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MCMLII

1952, The year I was born.
23) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Beer Drinkers Thread part 26 (Message 1848995)
Posted 16 Feb 2017 by Profile James SotherdenProject Donor
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Hi Grant and Wiggo. Yes I'm still on second shift. Plus working overtime on Saturdays. I have been working to hard to get things fixed on the house before I retire in 2018.
I'm having a few beers now before I go to bed.
24) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Beer Drinkers Thread part 26 (Message 1848769)
Posted 15 Feb 2017 by Profile James SotherdenProject Donor
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Hello all. I have neglected this side of the board way to long. I will pop in now and then to say Hi and share a brew with you all.
25) Message boards : Cafe SETI : TLOTPW - CCLXIII Making Roman numerals great again. (Message 1848768)
Posted 15 Feb 2017 by Profile James SotherdenProject Donor
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Wow. Beets with Roman Numerals. Talk about a flashback to the old days:)
26) Message boards : Cafe SETI : The English Cafe (Message 1844914)
Posted 28 Jan 2017 by Profile James SotherdenProject Donor
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The very articulate people who post in Politics should join this thread; not for political reasons, but just to give some insight on how language affects everyone.

I agree. lately all I have been hearing about is the wall. The wall to me means the one in Washington D.C. The one with 56,000 names on it. Not the wall I hear Trumpeted. (pun intended)
Hows that for words that affect people?
27) Message boards : Cafe SETI : What do you do with Christmas trees afterwards (Message 1844722)
Posted 27 Jan 2017 by Profile James SotherdenProject Donor
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That was a FIRocious pun, Mr. Betreger.
Thank you. I WOOD love to play with YEW. I have been PINEing for a pun war for TREE or four months now. The s@h BRANCH of Jim's old pun room has been abandoned and nobody appears to be around to SPRUCE the place up. Well, I won't bother to CONIFER with my colleague Jim before accepting your invitation. I may, however, send him a pm and NEEDLE him to play along with us.

Your PITCH, good sir.

Oh my word the infamous pun wars of yore, but if I recall, a certain lady won 7/10 of them!!!

I OAK that you WILLOW it to turn out nicely, and it is seen as POPLAR, it's too cold yet to go on the BEECH in my TRUNKS, but you MAPLE have TWIGGED that. We could BOX clever here. ALDER wise you take over the ELM :-)

I think said lady kicked my Aspen 95% of the time.
28) Message boards : Cafe SETI : What do you do with Christmas trees afterwards (Message 1844469)
Posted 26 Jan 2017 by Profile James SotherdenProject Donor
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It aldepines on when you will have it. As I work second shaft, and wont even get home until 11:00 pm. You will all have a deciduous advantage over me.
29) Message boards : Cafe SETI : OH, Hello again.......I am back for a while. (Message 1837804)
Posted 25 Dec 2016 by Profile James SotherdenProject Donor
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Please understand that I am trying to teach our youth.
That old age is not an adversity, but something to be cherished, for it has learned many more lessons than they have.

LOL. I loved that movie. And anyone who has ever watched it. That was a teachable moment.

I'm 64 now, And at one time I thought I knew it all at 18. Hell, I'm just starting to learn now.
Except for my youngest kid, They are all in their 40's. Only now do they realize that I wasn't a dolt:)
I have been imparting my some what limited wisdom on the grand kids. They seem to be way more receptive. Just as I was when I was a kid, to my grandparents thoughts. I think its because as grandparents we are a heck of a lot more patient.
30) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Merry Christmas and A Happy NewYear 2017 (Message 1837798)
Posted 25 Dec 2016 by Profile James SotherdenProject Donor
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Merry Christmas To all of you Sitizens. May the coming New Year be a great one.
And Blue Angel, Thank you for the wonderful gifs. You have again out done yourself.
31) Message boards : Politics : Immigrant Migrant Refugee SUPREMACY-Is RACIST DEPLORABLE & TREASONOUS KKKOMMIE KKKryBABY KKKLOWNS with Their Continuing TREASONOUS Behaviours, will LOSE All Elections if They Keep Spouting TREASONOUS Free Speech (Message 1830694)
Posted 15 Nov 2016 by Profile James SotherdenProject Donor
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A favorite quote of mine: "Seek first to understand others, then to have them understand you." This is a continual process that requires open minded discussion.


Ya need to be telling a lot of liberals this.


If everyone always points the finger at the other side, it becomes a zero sum game.


Conservatives have been ignored and mocked for the last 8 years. Obama has ruled with the arrogance of a dictator. It's been either his way or the highway for the last 8 years. Rinos have given him almost everything he demanded for the past 8 years. He's the first president people have been afraid to disagree with for fear of being labeled a ...

And now you're saying conservatives need to first seek to understand you lib
HAHAHAHAHA! Obama's own words, "Elections have consequences!"

The U.S. is in a very precarious position right now. Both Obama and Trump realize this right now. That's why they are being so lovey-dovey right now. Obama is getting ready to run out of ink on a couple of pens in these last two months and when Trump takes the keys to the white house, I hope he doesn't make the same mistake as the previous rinos by "reaching across the isle" or "compromising" or tries to "listen and understand."

I hope Trump doesn't "grow." I hope he *does* what he *says*. This country needs some drastic and bold action right now. With out immediate broad strokes of legislation, we are doomed as a nation.

All the crying and the pleas to "let's work together" and all the temper tantrums are falling on deaf ears here! History has lessons. We need to learn from those lessons! If we don't learn from our history, we are doomed!

Decentralized power. Limited federal government. Liberty. To the states, respectively, and to the people! Equals the least misery and suffering; the most prosperity and happiness.

We need to allow California and Oregon to secede. And then in 10 years, when they've learned their lesson, the states can then set the terms of their re-admittance into the republic!

Don't let them secede. Ask Mexico if they would buy California. And Russia If they would buy Oregon?
32) Message boards : Politics : Immigrant Migrant Refugee SUPREMACY-Is RACIST DEPLORABLE & TREASONOUS KKKOMMIE KKKryBABY KKKLOWNS with Their Continuing TREASONOUS Behaviours, will LOSE All Elections if They Keep Spouting TREASONOUS Free Speech (Message 1830248)
Posted 13 Nov 2016 by Profile James SotherdenProject Donor
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I don't know about the majority of them didn't vote? But I did see a protester on the news who stated he didn't vote because he wasn't registered. I can only ask why is the dumb bastard protesting then?
The most important election in years. And idiots who don't vote think they have a right to protest?
Yes they have the right to protest. That's a right given them. But they are stupid asses for not voting.


Sorry to disagree with you good sir. If the election isn't decided by popular vote, then there's no reason to deride those that don't partake.

And I disagree with you on that. If you don't vote,Then don't cry about how the election turned out.
33) Message boards : Politics : Immigrant Migrant Refugee SUPREMACY-Is RACIST DEPLORABLE & TREASONOUS KKKOMMIE KKKryBABY KKKLOWNS with Their Continuing TREASONOUS Behaviours, will LOSE All Elections if They Keep Spouting TREASONOUS Free Speech (Message 1830219)
Posted 13 Nov 2016 by Profile James SotherdenProject Donor
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News Flash: Trump supporters so brainwashed they think the protests are about the election process. They can't believe anyone would protest against their man.

News Flash: The real reason anti-Trump protesters are pissed off is that the majority of them didn't bother to vote because they thought Hillary had paid off enough people to have the election in the bag.

I don't know about the majority of them didn't vote? But I did see a protester on the news who stated he didn't vote because he wasn't registered. I can only ask why is the dumb bastard protesting then?
The most important election in years. And idiots who don't vote think they have a right to protest?
Yes they have the right to protest. That's a right given them. But they are stupid asses for not voting.
34) Message boards : Politics : Athelets and Celebrities anthem protests (Message 1819109)
Posted 23 Sep 2016 by Profile James SotherdenProject Donor
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Next thing you know, you Borg will be demanding we pledge the flag and sing the anthem before a movie. Then, whenever 2 or more US citizens are gathered.

I don't know how it is now in the US Military, But when I served from 72 to 80. When at a movie on base you stood while the anthem was played.
On a personnel level, I could never disrespect fellow veterans by not standing and showing respect. But as a veteran, Its the rights that those in the past, Present and in the future, Who have, Are and Will fight for. Give you the right to protest.
35) Message boards : Politics : Through the Wormhole-Is Privacy Dead? (Message 1815520)
Posted 7 Sep 2016 by Profile James SotherdenProject Donor
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I watched that episode tonight. Yeah sing up for twitter and face book and all that other crap. I don't need it, And don't want it.
However, This is a community board for Seti@Home.
So who knows who is spying on us?
36) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Da kitties be back in da Seti shack..... (Message 1815309)
Posted 6 Sep 2016 by Profile James SotherdenProject Donor
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Mark, Ever heard the saying,( And this is a paraphrase.) Think first before posting? Or the one that says bite your tongue?
It might save you a hell of a lot of time outs.
37) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Photographs by Setizens - Originals only - any subject (Message 1812932)
Posted 27 Aug 2016 by Profile James SotherdenProject Donor
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Ok changing topic. Time for a song.


There's a girl my lord in a flat bed Ford, Slowing down to take a look at me.
38) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Photographs by Setizens - Originals only - any subject (Message 1812724)
Posted 26 Aug 2016 by Profile James SotherdenProject Donor
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Carlos, That is the most beautiful sunset Picture I have ever seen. That could win contests. Thank you for posting it.
39) Message boards : Politics : Hillary Clinton - the next president of America? (Message 1812050)
Posted 24 Aug 2016 by Profile James SotherdenProject Donor
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So you have the luxury to throw muslims, blacks, women, homesexuals, hispanics and so on under the bus to salve your conscience? Because in this regard there is a clear difference between the candidates that are likely to win.


This is "identity politics", is it not? I think you know me well enough, including through my recent posts, regarding what I think about discrimination.

However, a case has been made (one I believe) that if we handled the economic problems of Main Street, not Wall Street, the puppet masters would have a much smaller audience trying to play divide and conquer with the 99%.

I could try to present you links making the argument.

One was posted by a black friend of mine on social media. "Racebaiting: 101". It addressed our implicit 3 tier caste system. Another source is internet pundit Kyle Kulinski.

Trump offers so many positions and speaks so negatively, it is hard to believe he will help economically and will not discriminate.

Hillary will not be another Obama. She's even further right of the neo-liberal rightist Obama. She''ll probably make token to good faith efforts in the identity politics realm, reducing discrimination, but still 99% of us will be thinking about the economics of Main Street.

Johnson has a much smaller chance, but if he got in would probably throw us under the economic bus as well.

Stein might try to help both reduce discrimination and help economically, but she's got even less of a chance than Johnson, would have a heck of a fight with both houses of Congress if she were elected and I still wants to know where she stands on anti- or pseudo-science things.

I don't think we have ANY decent choices.

A guy down the road from me has an elect Ross Perot sign in his yard.
I don't even know if he is still alive. But If he is. If he ever said I'm running as a write in candidate, I would vote for him.
This is the crappiest election Ive ever seen so far (I'm sure it will get worse in future years.)
A far as I'm concerned we have two assclowns running for President.
40) Message boards : Politics : Hillary Clinton - the next president of America? (Message 1809212)
Posted 15 Aug 2016 by Profile James SotherdenProject Donor
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MK...

Understanding the best Candidate doesn't always win.

Which States, and their Total Electoral Vote, would Johnson win?

How does he realistically win a majority of Electoral votes?

I do not like Clinton or Trump. Both make me want to puke.
Id really like the lame stream media give some time to Johnson. But they will not.
They want Clinton to win to save us all.

I will more than likely vote for him ( And waste a vote ) Than the two bozo's who get the nasty trash talking points.
I will say I'm pretty damn disgusted on how both partys are running for president.


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