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One of my favorite race car drivers was the late Dick Trickle.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Trickle

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Woody Johnson reminds me of an Invite Ink from years ago that still amuses me (I don’t know who wrote it: If NPR announcers were more honest, they would giggle every time they had to say “Robert Wood Johnson Foundation”

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Doesn’t every spouse eschew the good advice of the other spouse? No? My significant other always agrees I’m right, yep, sure are. And then does exactly what he wants. As he should.

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I will defend to the death your ability to opine on Indian food, it was funny and very post-discriminatory. We all need therapy for what they did to the Invite. And I think that was a convenient (to them) precursor.

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I could never tolerate even a pediatric oncologist who has breezed over .5MM unnecessary deaths due to dereliction of duty and propagandizing. I work at a pharmaceutical and no one here could.

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I was watching Cambodia during its last years and I say Pol Pot did that to Cambodia. Even the NVA army that occupied Cambodia in the east fought battles to keep him out of power. Everyone thought he was mad. My presumption was that had we prevailed in Vietnam, we may have stopped that killing fields. But now, it seems that we had very little to do with it. It was a home grown (Asian) affair. In my opinion, of course.

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Sadly, Elon Musk's middle initial is R, not M, so Elon M. Musk cannot form muskmelon as an anagram.

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Woody Johnson was also US Ambassador to the UK under Trump

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I try to forget this, but for some time it stuck in my mind. In Denton, Texas we went to see Chinese Acrobats (and dancers) and the show was amazing. We sat off to the side and could see backstage. I just ignored that and focused on the show. After the show my wife said: "I bet you had fun watching all the girls change costumes .." WHAT?! "Yes, they had an area where they changed. And I never noticed. "Why did you not tell me?" And I worried about it for years. It was about forty years ago. Focused? Or just unconscious?

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After submitting my observation, I went down to the dining room and realized that no, the enlarger is still there, along with some accessories also purchased online. Presumably all these will be disappeared (probably to the storage locker) before our daughter and her family arrive for Christmas. Since my husband has to go to the storage locker to pick up the granddaughters' bedding, it can be an even swap.

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I think that when people say “ It was the least I couid do,” it sounds to me like “I couldn’t have done any less.”

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I took a bike ride on a flattening bike tire to pick up my car from the repairman. The tire gave way on a curve to just the rim, that skidded me into a road sign and a shoulder injury. Two years later, similar errand, much more careful. The curve still flattened the tire, and I ended hitting the SAME SIGN and ended up in the ER with trauma, though it was just bruises and pain.

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I wonder how many of the Invitational submissions will relate to this headline (or others like it): https://www.newsweek.com/ron-desantis-holding-feces-map-during-gavin-newsom-debate-goes-viral-1848617

So much low-hanging fruit.

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An appropriate funeral for Henry Kissinger would be the ceremony that Augusto Pinochet arranged for Chilean dissidents in the 1980s and 1990s: a one-way helicopter ride over the ocean, with an exit out the cargo door at an altitude of 10,000 feet.

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Love those false equivalence "either/or" Quora-like political questions you answer ever so politely. And this time around involving a pediatric oncologist, no less. Surprised the OP didn't go with neurosurgery. Talk about laughably begging the question.

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Unfortunately, the pediatric oncologist who has a tRump sign in their yard is not very far from reality, though I admit that the real world example retired before he became a MAGAT.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Carson

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