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Posts Made By: Fred Dase

October 24, 2012 12:28 AM Forum: Politics

Romney Blimp Crashes

Posted By Fred Dase


http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/blimp-airship-romney-ad-crash-lands-florida-183415122--election.html

Is this a precursor of things to come grin

Fred Dase

November 2, 2012 10:26 PM Forum: Politics

Best campaign slogan yet.

Posted By Fred Dase

Etch-A-Sketch Romney...Change you can count on !

Fred Dase

November 7, 2012 04:20 AM Forum: Politics

Fox just called it for President Obama.

Posted By Fred Dase

Congratulations President Obama.

December 5, 2012 01:47 AM Forum: Politics

More No from the Party of No

Posted By Fred Dase

This time they got it right. Removing those who would rather see America fail.

http://news.yahoo.com/gop-leaders-remove-4-plum-house-committees-195415482--finance.html

Only the Wing Nuts will have a problem with this.
Rational thinking people know you have to compromise whenever there's a group decision.
True to form the Wing Nuts have already started to crucify Bohner.

Fred Dase

December 5, 2012 01:53 AM Forum: Politics

When is a Plan NOT a Plan ?

Posted By Fred Dase

The answer is easy. When the GOP proposes one.

House Republican leaders on Monday called for $2.2 trillion in new deficit reductions over 10 years.
When counting deficit reductions enacted last year, anticipated savings from winding down the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and some
interest savings, the package would amount to $4.6 trillion in reductions over a decade, according to House Republicans.

The offer made the following proposals to achieve $2.2 trillion in new deficit reductions over 10 years:

* $800 billion in new revenue through tax reform;

* unspecified healthcare program savings of $600 billion;

* other savings from changes to unspecified mandatory spending programs of $300 billion;

* tying cost-of-living increases for federal benefit programs to the Consumer Price Index to get savings of $200 billion;

* and further unspecified savings to domestic spending programs of $300 billion.

You would think they would have learned from Romney.
For a plan to BE a plan there is this little nit-picking thing called details that rational thinking people need to make a decision.
I'm sure this "Plan" will be highly touted by the Wing Nuts. They believe anything to talking heads tell them.

Fred Dase

May 19, 2013 01:58 PM Forum: Politics

Typical Rightwing Nutjob

Posted By Fred Dase

This should make some of the posters here feel all warm and cuddly.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/18/pete-santilli-hillary-clinton_n_3299247.html

Just another example of the alternate reality the far right live in.

Fred Dase

May 11, 2014 01:53 AM Forum: Politics

Re: Iraq

Posted By Fred Dase

billy, The last 500 soldiers left Iraq on the morning of December 18, 2011. That's probably why you have not heard anything lately.
We do still have an Embassy there and a few Consulates so there are still a few thousand Americans there.

Fred Dase

January 28, 2018 11:15 PM Forum: Politics

More Projection from the Right

Posted By Fred Dase

"The former chairman of the Colorado Republican Party was sentenced to four years of probation and 300 hours of community service for voter fraud."
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/steve-curtis-former-colorado-gop-chairman-sentenced-for-voter-fraud/

It seems 90% (my own estimate) of the people convicted of voter fraud are from the right.
That's why it's called projection 8O

Fred Dase

December 2, 2006 07:11 PM Forum: AstroMart FAQ

Rudeness or Ignorance ?

Posted By Fred Dase

I was expecting the replys to be in my message inbox here at astromart, not in the email account I used to sign up.

My Thanks and Apologies to all those who offered advice !!

Fred Dase

December 14, 2006 01:51 AM Forum: Equipment Talk

Diagonals

Posted By Fred Dase

A prisim diagonal has 3 mirrors inside it to flip the image to correct (naked eye) view. A mirror diagonal has a single mirror that will flip the image so what you see on the star chart is not how it looks in the eyepiece.
When using a prisim diagonal you will experience some light lose due to the bending by the additional mirrors. Here is a site that explains it better than I can.
http://sctscopes.net/SCT_Tips/Eyepieces/Diagonals/diagonals.html

Fred