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by Captain Swing
Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Time to Remember
Replies: 8
Views: 154

Re: Time to Remember

Almost inevitably, Trump made a number of missteps on his trip to France to commemorate the anniversary. of the war's end, (or as he said "celebrate" it). Foremost was his skipping one ceremony because it was raining. But leaving that aside--what else did anyone expect?--was it just me who...
by Captain Swing
Thu Nov 08, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Another Triumph for American Democracy
Replies: 5
Views: 249

Re: Another Triumph for American Democracy

Atlanta (CNN)Dennis Hof, a Nevada brothel owner and reality TV star who died last month, won an election for Nevada's 36th Assembly District Tuesday night, the Nevada Secretary of State's office said. Hof, who ran as a Republican, defeated Democratic challenger Lesia Romanov by more than 7,000 votes...
by Captain Swing
Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: U.S. Election Results
Replies: 10
Views: 257

U.S. Election Results

As of midnight, the Republicans have increased their majority in the Senate, but the Democrats have taken control of the House, giving them the potential to make life miserable for you-know-who. Expect two more years, at least, of partisan warfare, with at least the possibility of some very soul-sat...
by Captain Swing
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Thailand
Topic: 13 Thais Missing during Caving Expedition
Replies: 416
Views: 17461

Re: 13 Thais Missing during Caving Expedition

A long way from the cave.

by Captain Swing
Wed Oct 24, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Thailand
Topic: 13 Thais Missing during Caving Expedition
Replies: 416
Views: 17461

Re: 13 Thais Missing during Caving Expedition

I hope I'm not wearing you out with these videos--this one is better than the last two or three. It's a very touching interview with Adul.


by Captain Swing
Wed Oct 24, 2018 4:17 am
Forum: Thailand
Topic: 13 Thais Missing during Caving Expedition
Replies: 416
Views: 17461

Re: 13 Thais Missing during Caving Expedition

You may well find this video a waste of time: nothing much happens in it. It's the kids and some other people loading into vans to go somewhere--I don't know where--it's all in Thai. I don't know if it's before or after they went abroad. But I like a few minutes at the beginning--the kids know they'...
by Captain Swing
Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:48 am
Forum: Thailand
Topic: 13 Thais Missing during Caving Expedition
Replies: 416
Views: 17461

Re: 13 Thais Missing during Caving Expedition

I'm glad they don't understand English, so they can't appreciate the clown speaking here.

by Captain Swing
Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:39 am
Forum: Thailand
Topic: 13 Thais Missing during Caving Expedition
Replies: 416
Views: 17461

Re: 13 Thais Missing during Caving Expedition

I don't speak a word of Thai, but it looks to me like they're getting a little tired of this stuff.
by Captain Swing
Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Another Triumph for American Democracy
Replies: 5
Views: 249

Another Triumph for American Democracy

Nevada's famous pimp expected to win election despite death LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's most famous pimp tried to bring the state's legal brothel industry into the mainstream by mingling with celebrities, showcasing his business on HBO and staging outlandish publicity stunts. Dennis Hof's fame made hi...
by Captain Swing
Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Thailand
Topic: 13 Thais Missing during Caving Expedition
Replies: 416
Views: 17461

Re: 13 Thais Missing during Caving Expedition

Amazing the things one can learn on this board--I truly had never heard of him. I've heard of Ronaldo (currently fighting rape allegations) and Messi (I saw an adorable video of him being kind to the young son of a player on an opposing team). And Neymar or something. Beyond that I could name David ...

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