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    Heck, it was the first selection of the USA track...

    Heck, it was the first selection of the USA track & field team to the 2020 OG. There should have been streaming. And with the short RW course, it is easier to do than the Marathons.
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    I generally like distractions from Super Bowl...

    I generally like distractions from Super Bowl blather but would have passed on this one.
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    A nice story but I have to disagree with the...

    A nice story but I have to disagree with the comments about the NBA.
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    This reminds me of my first year of law school in...

    This reminds me of my first year of law school in Charlottesville, VA.

    There were two flights a day from Charlottesville to LaGuardia in NYC on small prop jets. I could not get a ticket the day...
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    The article that I saw said it was the daughter’s...

    The article that I saw said it was the daughter’s basketball practice. He and his daughter went to early Catholic mass and were on their way to the practice.

    This all reminds me of Roberto...
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    I always remember the L.A. Times headline during...

    I always remember the L.A. Times headline during the 1984 Olympics: “Is Zola Guilty?” For an authoritative expert to answer the question, they interviewed an L. A. traffic cop!
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    One tongue-in-cheek post deserves another. :-)

    One tongue-in-cheek post deserves another. :-)
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    Brush up on what Thomas Kuhn said about...

    Brush up on what Thomas Kuhn said about conventional scientific wisdom.

    We always get quotes that Scientists “believe” GW is due to human activity because there is no real way of proving it by...
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    How about dandruff?

    How about dandruff?
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    I have to disagree about middle ground. It is...

    I have to disagree about middle ground. It is quite possible to accept empirical evidence of some global warming and that it may at least partially be man-made, but not accept automatically that it...
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    They just announced that 2019 was only the 10th...

    They just announced that 2019 was only the 10th hottest in NJ history. The Year 2018 did not make the Top 10 at all. The Year 2016 was first and 1998 was second.
  12. Of course, New Jersey passed a law in 2019 that...

    Of course, New Jersey passed a law in 2019 that allows an individual to change the sex retroactively on a birth certificate.
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    Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukuh, and a Happy...

    Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukuh, and a Happy New Year to all.
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    Very sad news. We just saw him at the USATF...

    Very sad news. We just saw him at the USATF Annual Meeting a couple weeks ago. Very dedicated to the sport. A darn good decathlete and an excellent official. They put his picture on the cover of the...
  15. Everything changed after Frank Shorter won gold...

    Everything changed after Frank Shorter won gold in 1972. LDR took off after that.
  16. I was at where the bomb went off - a day before...

    I was at where the bomb went off - a day before it happened.

    Meanwhile, the film bombed on its first weekend taking in only $5 million.
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    Looks like a landslide for Boris ...

    Looks like a landslide for Boris ...
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    I always wondered what Modern Pentathlon did in...

    I always wondered what Modern Pentathlon did in 1956. Did they only do four events, or did they all go to Stockholm first?
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    The trade off if you want to tax Capital Gains at...

    The trade off if you want to tax Capital Gains at ordinary rates, would be to index them for inflation. Otherwise, you are taxing illusionary income.
  20. The almost final L&L scorecard shows five of...

    The almost final L&L scorecard shows five of David Greifinger’s proposals passing and the remaining four being tabled until next year.

    What may be his most important item - calling for...
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    That assumes that having a death tax at all is...

    That assumes that having a death tax at all is appropriate. I believe in Canada they have no death tax but do tax capital gains at death. That seem to be a lot more fair system. People pay a tax...
  22. The Law & Legislation Scorecard that has been...

    The Law & Legislation Scorecard that has been posted shows 9 proposals from David Greifinger. At this point, 3 have been passed by the committee, 1 has been tabled until next year, and 5 are still...
  23. Agreed.

    Agreed.
  24. Also, my 35th Annual Meeting. I started here in...

    Also, my 35th Annual Meeting. I started here in Reno in 1981.

    I wouldn’t say yesterday was my best day but it certainly was a good one.
  25. It is true David G is suspended although the...

    It is true David G is suspended although the betting is it will be short lived. Unfortunately, it keeps him from discussing this week in the L&L Committee the latest reforms he proposed. Worst case,...
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