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The Free Market Case for Staying the Eff Home
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Marijuana dispensaries are deemed ‘essential’ in LA, allowed to stay open during coronavirus order
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How to Make Truly Decadent Hamburger Helper
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Songs! A Song From Your Preteen Years
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Senate Coronavirus Bill Fails, Stalemate Continues
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Weekend Plans Post: Stay At Home
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It’s Not Time…Yet
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A Tragedy, Not a Statistic
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Christopher Bradley
Saturday Spins: Tweedy
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Clare Briggs
Danny Dreamer, Mascot
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New Bob Dylan Song
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The comments...

AvatarChip Daniels in reply to Jaybird
+ Sure, we could point out failures of the FDA or the CDC, just as we could point out failures of the Republican Party or Fox [. . .]
AvatarChip Daniels in reply to DavidTC
+ The most common metaphor for "free markets" is Darwinian evolution, where the natural systems of survival and adaptation are in a dynamic equilibrium. An outside [. . .]
AvatarInMD in reply to Aaron David
+ Interesting article. The more I read the more I conclude that our basic infrastructure suffers simultaneously from too little investment but also too much [. . .]
AvatarGeorge Turner in reply to Jaybird
+ It's not food, and it's not a drug, and it's not a cosmetic. If it's whiskey then it's the ATF's problem, not the [. . .]
AvatarAaron David in reply to Jaybird
+ CDC leaders not only bungled their role in developing the first coronavirus test permitted in the country, they also misrepresented the efficacy of early [. . .]
+ The thing that I keep noticing is how much the government is getting in the way of stuff. Here's an article from Time talking about how [. . .]
AvatarAaron David
+ I noticed that a prominant "marital aid" store up in the capital has added a dispensary on the inside. Not sure which one gives shoppers [. . .]

I've already linked both this and the mac and cheese one in NDP 5, thanks so much!

This song has been played within an inch of its life but was the first song I really remember WANTING to own for myself.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9jhDwxt22Y

AvatarDavidTC in reply to Chip Daniels
+ Except…there isn’t any iron law that causes this to be true always and forever. And it's pretty easy to come up with situations where it [. . .]
AvatarDark Matter in reply to Stillwater
+ Also, nice edit on the first quote, implying the opposite of what I actually said. Sorry, my bad. Not an edit but my cut [. . .]
AvatarStillwater in reply to Dark Matter
+ The way it was reported here was she was told by the vendors that the federal government already had orders in and they’d be filled [. . .]
AvatarGeorge Turner in reply to Stillwater
+ So while Trump was telling us this virus would be no big deal, Democrats were viciously attacking him for racism and xenophobia for banning arrivals [. . .]
AvatarDark Matter in reply to Stillwater
+ ...Trump was correct to tell American’s that the epidemic wouldn’t be a big deal...Hindsight is great isn't it? I think there's a tweet [. . .]

I'm so pleased! You're one of the reasons I plowed ahead with it!

AvatarChip Daniels
+ 1968, on our way to a family reunion in Minnesota, I and a couple of my brothers were picked up at the airport by my [. . .]

I get that a lot.

See this as more of a guideline. Feel free to add pain-free cheese and almond milk in your own variation.

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aw man, you ruined it with dairy :( :( :(

AvatarDark Matter in reply to Stillwater

Michigan is a swing state and voted for Trump last time.

+ Bison ain't bad. You will say "To think I hesitated..." And, for me, that's the closest to ground beef that the store had. (Well, they also [. . .]
+ One of the main takeaways I hope everybody has from this is something like "he didn't follow the recipe... but used it as inspiration... hey... [. . .]
AvatarMarchmaine in reply to Chip Daniels
+ Point of order... while I applaud you clicking past MBD to the source material... that list you provide is from the original article by Taleb [. . .]
AvatarStillwater in reply to Urusigh
+ This account is a bit bizarre given the topic though. You're in effect saying Trump was correct to tell American's that the epidemic wouldn't be [. . .]
Avatardragonfrog
+ We're not on lockdown - we can still go outside - but the restrictions keep getting added to every day or two. The maximum gathering size [. . .]
+ There are very few times an economy completely shuts down except maybe at the end of a very brutal war or very big natural [. . .]
+ Any "traditional quarantine" needs cooperation from the quarantined when it's on such a large scale, If the area to be quarantined is larger than a [. . .]
AvatarStillwater in reply to Chip Daniels
+ and trumps it up (no pun intended) to a sweeping call for dismissal of all experts. I agree. And that's one of my beefs with MBD [. . .]
AvatarAaron David
+ I left at various points during the week; going to get new tires, find eggs (the one thing...) and whatnot, so this weekend I will [. . .]
AvatarChip Daniels in reply to Marchmaine
+ The challenge for me in reading MBT's criticism is that he takes a banal and trivially true observation (that very intelligent people make colossal blunders [. . .]
+ I have mixed feelings about your specific recipe (I prefer yellow onions over red, and it's hard for me to cook with wine because we [. . .]
AvatarStillwater in reply to Marchmaine
+ I think the challenge perhaps is that you’re reading MBD through a Trump lens… so everything gets filtered as if its a Trump thing. Nope. I [. . .]
AvatarGeorge Turner
+ I have a couple boxes of Hamburger Helper beef Stroganoff, along with Kraft's fancy beef Stroganoff which comes with a prepared sauce packet. I [. . .]
AvatarMarchmaine in reply to Stillwater
+ I think the challenge perhaps is that you're reading MBD through a Trump lens... so everything gets filtered as if its a Trump thing. If you [. . .]
AvatarPhilip H in reply to Aaron David
+ my salary as a fed is paid for directly by income tax receipts. Same as nearly every other career fed, and a nearly equal [. . .]
AvatarChip Daniels in reply to Urusigh
+ It is possible though, to be highly educated and still make colossal blunders of judgement and leadership, and commit acts of callous indifference to the [. . .]
AvatarChip Daniels in reply to DavidTC
+ The explanation against the Lump Of Labor/ Luddite fallacy is that human desires outstrip the reduced need for labor, so the overall need for labor [. . .]
AvatarStillwater in reply to Stillwater
+ Adding to that: Giving you and MBD some credit here, I'm not sure what the complaint actually is. Is it that the WHO made a mistake [. . .]
AvatarStillwater in reply to Marchmaine
+ the article is that the IYI were *all* telling us that the Corona Virus was no big deal But they weren't all telling us that. Saying [. . .]
AvatarMarchmaine in reply to Stillwater
+ No, no, no... the article is that the IYI were *all* telling us that the Corona Virus was no big deal... VOX tells us the [. . .]
+ Honestly I don't think most of this has to do with the economy at all - Trump has decided that the country shutting down would [. . .]
AvatarDavidTC in reply to JS
+ What’s left for humans to add? If you don’t need our nimble fingers, you don’t need our muscles, and you don’t need our brains [. . .]