Recent content by Zemgirl

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    Dangers of a Trump Presidency--Part 7

    I will amend: the US still has a constitution and two other branches of government. Trump may give it his best shot, but the he can't run a dictatorship.
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    Dangers of a Trump Presidency--Part 7

    The US does still have a constitution.
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    News & Experiences continued

    The death toll in Italy, while still high, has gone down for the second straight day: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-23/italy-virus-deaths-fall-for-second-day-as-germany-weighs-help Meanwhile in Spain... I don't know what to say...
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    Potential for cancellation of Tokyo 2020

    Link with functioning preview (no mention of the virus that shall not be named in the link address): https://www.bbc.com/sport/athletics/52002474 Finally the sports channels will have something newsworthy to report again :D
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    Memes and humor to lift your spirits up

    And in Minneapolis: https://twitter.com/scott_kerr/status/1242080916182372354
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    Dangers of a Trump Presidency--Part 7

    https://twitter.com/oliverdarcy/status/1242089711247777795 Words fail me.
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    What is happening at work?

    Maybe it's a sekret baby?
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    News & Experiences continued

    Because they're functioning adults? I hope that at least some people will learn from this that good government is a necessity, and that running a government is not the same as running a business.
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    Figure Skating Baby News!

    The good news is that you don't have to! Elena is an adult and perfectly capable of deciding how to live her life and be a parent to Mir. I wish her all the best with her family :)
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    News & Experiences continued

    So our esteemed Minister of the Interior (an ex-con, mind you) wanted to extend standard time until May 1 so that "people won't hang out outside because of the long days". The computer experts told him it was a non-starter :D https://www.ynetnews.com/article/JA10IOROF Our unelected government is...
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    What is happening at work?

    My first online class is done! It's far from ideal but the students (or at least, most of them) seemed to be understanding about the occasional glitches and looked like they were giving it their best shot. I'm still hoping to see them in person in a month or two :)
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    What else can I call this forum?

    Would it be possible to just use an 0 or * in place of the letter o? It feels kind of in poor taste to have posts about people sick and dying of "beer burden".
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    Potential for cancellation of Tokyo 2020

    They may be waiting with the announcement until they have at least a tentative plan in place (e.g., Tokyo 2021 vs. a fall Olympics).
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    News & Experiences continued

    Rand Paul is officially the least popular person in the Senate: https://twitter.com/SenMcSallyAZ/status/1241908636663848960 https://twitter.com/scottwongDC/status/1241884731937079296
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    FSU Watch Party Sunday #2: 2010 Olympics FD [3pm CDT/9pm CET]

    Say what you will about DomShabs, it's because of them that I first listened to the soundtrack from The Double Life of Veronique and I feel like that deserves some credit.
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