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  1. Thread: Voter ID Laws

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    He should have had his ballot mailed to him like...

    He should have had his ballot mailed to him like most elderly choose to do. Just place the completed ballot in your mailbox. ID only needed if you want to push the button at the poll and get an I...
  2. Thread: Voter ID Laws

    by Burnet
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    Official government ID's can be purchased for a...

    Official government ID's can be purchased for a nominal fee, here it's $10.00, and there is public transportation available at low or no cost to get there. They are made to be cheap and easily...
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    When you have a deranged individual in public...

    When you have a deranged individual in public intent on harming others it is far too late. Banning weapons and arming teachers are both cheap political stunts that don't address the underlying...
  4. According to the GAO report: BATTLESHIPS:Issues...

    According to the GAO report: BATTLESHIPS:Issues Arising From the Explosion Aboard the U.S.S. Iowa, they did not find any evidence that the battleships were in any better or worse material condition...
  5. Rusty mentioned something about this in another...

    Rusty mentioned something about this in another thread, which I haven't been able to locate. As I recall, he said the big issue was the Iowa's reactivation was done by a private shipyard with no...
  6. I have read it, along with Dr. Schwoebel's book...

    I have read it, along with Dr. Schwoebel's book and the GAO Report on the Battleship Iowa Explosion. Basically they all say the same thing but from different perspectives. To paraphrase Sen. Sam...
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    From a museum ship perspective, the problem with...

    From a museum ship perspective, the problem with Kitty Hawk, or any large ship, is that costs increase with size, but entry fees generally don't. Visitors will only pay so much and they get fatigued...
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    McVay's court-martial and the cover up was the...

    McVay's court-martial and the cover up was the real tragedy and deserves more attention than the grave site.
  9. Thread: USS Texas

    by Burnet
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    A few years ago the Legislature appropriated the...

    A few years ago the Legislature appropriated the funds to dry-dock the Texas but those funds ended up being used for repairs. Seems they just need to suck it up and spend the money needed to get the...
  10. Thread: USS Texas

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    The Battleship Texas Foundation is a very small...

    The Battleship Texas Foundation is a very small organization. Maybe it's time to admit the problem is too big for them to tackle and bring in help. No disrespect to the BTF but this is a huge...
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    Sticky: There are always less expensive alternatives for...

    There are always less expensive alternatives for equipment and unit cost will go down with experience or better (more honest) accounting. With the Iowa class you're stuck with the cost of 1500...
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    Talk to your financial planner.

    Talk to your financial planner.
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    Had Hillary been elected President she would have...

    Had Hillary been elected President she would have been happy to sell the nuke codes to the highest bidder. Anything for her own profit. The Democratic machine knew Hillary had major negatives but...
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    Great job Democrats! So they knew it was a...

    Great job Democrats! So they knew it was a terrible bill but they passed it anyway, huh? Fire the sons of bitches.

    From that right wing news organization NPR:

    Rising Premiums Rankle People...
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    Sticky: Watched the Iowa turret crawl video on Youtube. ...

    Watched the Iowa turret crawl video on Youtube. That was fascinating and is the only source I've found that fully explains how the powder and ammo move from the magazines to the gun room. I hope...
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    Sticky: Rusty, out of respect for you, I have avoided...

    Rusty, out of respect for you, I have avoided asking about the 'incident', [I have read all 105 pages of this thread] and wasn't asking about that.

    What I was really wanting to get at is what are...
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    Sticky: Was the rebagging of the propellant for the 16"...

    Was the rebagging of the propellant for the 16" guns done before or after the New Jersey's '83 use off Lebanon? Is it true that the rebagged charges were discarded after that and replaced with...
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    It's right on. This was a long time coming. ...

    It's right on. This was a long time coming. Republicans should reflect long and hard about how someone that was not a member of their party, does not share their views and ideals, managed to win...
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    Building a wall is a metaphor so the illegal...

    Building a wall is a metaphor so the illegal immigration issue can be addressed in a sound bite. It's more complicated than that but almost all illegal immigration can be effectively be cut off if...
  20. Thread: Chilcot report

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    The Gulf War II may not have been the best...

    The Gulf War II may not have been the best planned and executed operation but it is a lie to claim it was initiated under false pretenses. Saddam violated the terms of the cease fire as already...
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