So this would also apply to religious education? Religious education isn't publicly funded in the U.S. I thought in a lot of US schools creationism and abstinence were the norm as opposed to evolution and sex ed? No. Creationism, being purely a theological construct, cannot be advanced in U.S. publ...Jump to post
Kiwirob wrote:So this would also apply to religious education?
OK there's already way too much Equinox hate in this thread... Avis rented me one in Boston about a year ago and I was amazed by how much I loved it. Everything - the size & maneuverability, the comfy seats, proper room for cargo, the layout of the controls - everything just clicked for me, like...Jump to post
I'm looking at possibly buying a used car to replace my battered Corolla. I ain't bought no used car before so I don't even know what my questions are. Apparently you're supposed to kick the tires but I don't know what's supposed to happen in response. I have AAA Plus membership, in case anyone was ...Jump to post
Facinating. From your link A similar cycle of volcanic activity and environmental change starting about 184 million years ago may have paved the way for the biggest of all dinos, long-necked sauropods, to lumber into dominance Interesting that the species were so humidity loving. So much for time t...Jump to post
Also, the pumps are not stocked with paper, mail-in application forms for the CITGO credit card, like BP and Phillips66 pumps are. I don't want to apply online; I want I should apply by mail. For all the talk of additives and detergents n stuff, no one has contributated anything to this component o...Jump to post
No further reports of problems on the non-Facebook-owned platforms.
I now believe that what small problems there were had something to do with significantly increased traffic to those sites due to the desperation of some to feed their soc med appetites.
Saw a tweet from Merriam Webster that opened with "since Facebook and Instagram are both down..." Checked my Facebook app and it seemed ok [EDIT: no it is not, my post whose entirety read "test" has still not successfully posted]; pulled up the CBS Radio News app to get the most ...Jump to post
but probably ought to be, include the main St. Louis one , the one in Ipswich, Massachusetts , the former one in Burlingame , California, which I had the privilege of visiting and utilizing back when it was still an active post office, and of course, the one in St. Helena , California which has a ne...Jump to post
I tried this "Detroit-style" type pizza the other night from the Pizza Hut (in Everett, Mass. thanks for asking). It was yummy and all (I mean... it's pizza) but as someone who's never been to Detroit and doesn't have short-term plans to forgive it for allowing the demolition of the Times ...Jump to post
Daysleeper wrote:PS. Sorry to the original poster, but despite having worked my entire adult life within this industry, I have never actually come across CITGO as a brand - So dunno? But if I should happen upon a sample of it, I know where there is a lab which can test to what tier it belongs
I remember one poster here years ago saying he would never put CITGO gasoline in his car, on account of it's not Top Tier. Well here I am back in New England for a bit (no CITGO in Minnesota) and I stopped at the CITGO in Seabrook, New Hampshire and the pump said it is Top Tier gasoline. What does a...Jump to post
I think he went home thinking if there is no physical evidence he is in the clear They never found Laci Petersen's body... Actually they did. "Discovery of bodies On April 13, 2003, a couple walking their dog found the decomposing, but well-preserved body of a late-term male fetus in a m...Jump to post
Just got approved for a Delta SkyMiles Gold Amex. Congrats!! As I've mentioned— but have not yet been lavishly praised for by the a.net community — I was approved for the FNBO Rewards Signature Visa in June, as well as for the Chase Freedom Flex mastercard about two weeks ago. I have been checking ...Jump to post
I, Airstud, have been approved for the Barclay's Aviator mastercard, and I require the a.net community's praise for this accomplishment. I also need to know where i should go on AA - haven't taken them (mainline) since 1977. :boggled: (But praise for the credit approval first. I'm listening...) You...Jump to post
I USED to have the Red Aviator, but downgraded to the White Aviator. Did the same with the United Explorer Card (now Gateway) and Delta Gold (now Delta Blue); still earn miles, but no annual fee. The only other benefit is the free bag. Priority boarding is a joke given that by the time it's your as...Jump to post
https://www.saltwire.com/nova-scotia/news/ns-top-court-decision-marks-historic-shift-for-sentencing-offenders-of-african-descent-100626921/ I'm not clear exactly what the binding effect is of the Court of Appeals' decision here, but it looks like the historic injustices faced by the monolith of bla...Jump to post
To christen the venerable Barclay's type card, I went to yon Barnes and Noble (had a 20% off coupon) and bought Building the Modern World: Albert Kahn in Detroit (and threw in A Tale of Two Cities to meet the free shipping minimum :boggled:). See, one of the top ten most unacceptable events in twen...Jump to post
This is your periodic reminder to give blood if you do not already habitually do so.
You get free cookies.
(Oh also I think you like, save lives or something. However, cookies.)
Aaron747 wrote:wild claims of 'dictatorial socialism' - such a concept is not recognizably in practice anywhere.
so much aid money never gets to those that need it the most. Gross. The truth *is* gross, but necessary to address. We will need to observe over the next few months what humanitarian ops are permitted by the Taliban. ...which necessitates us first observing what observations are permitted :boggled:Jump to post
This thread is to contain ZERO political commentary - let alone mudslinging - about the troop withdrawal. Here is a link to a Facebook fundraiser for helping Afghan women and girls access humanitarian resources they are going to badly need as the Taliban does what it does. https://www.facebook.com/w...Jump to post
Some smoke/CO2 detectors have life limits, usually 7-10 years. Some have non-replaceable batteries. And yes, the chirp is annoying and even removing the battery won't stop it. If you own the unit or home, then it is your responsibility to get a new one or replace the batteries. If you rent, then th...Jump to post
Apparently, smoke detectors can reach their "end of life" - I didn't know they could do that; thought they only ever needed their batteries changed. Mine will therefore be chirping 5 times every minute till it's changed. I called First Alert and asked if there was a way to silence the chir...Jump to post
My wife was in a car accident with a guy who’d had seven bears and was texting at the time of the collision, the police said he was entitled to do what he likes on his sofa. I feel safe admitting I just didn't get this one... It plays on the assumption that someone in a car accident who has been dr...Jump to post
Participants in the Games have a few things to say about the high temperatures and humidity currently wracking the Tokyo area. As someone who remembers the first half of the 1980's, I find this just a dryly hilarious complaint from the contemporary athletes who insist on wearing mile-long "shor...Jump to post
What kind of credit does one need to get approved for this card? I’m assuming it needs to be quite good. https://www.nerdwallet.com/card-details/card-name/AAdvantage-Aviator-Red-World-Elite-Mastercard The buzz seems to be that Barclay's is more selective than the average bear. On the day of my appl...Jump to post
Virtual737 wrote:Airstud wrote:I am drunk right now, as I was when I started composing this post ten minutes ago, so I have totally forgotten said post's original objective. I think it might have been to solicit recommendations for how to christen the FNBO card.
You know, mere hours after I was approved yes APPROVED for that thar shnazzy Barclay's card, I responded, online-like, to an invitation I had received from FNBO to apply for their Rewards Visa card. See, I received the invitation in the mail a coupla weeks earlier and it apprised me that not everyon...Jump to post
ltbewr wrote:I know after a serious fire in an apartment building in my 5 building complex, all buildings had to have major upgrades in fire safety including smoke detectors in the halls, 'pull' alarms, emergency lighting installed.
The OP had several threads a while ago where he liked visiting historic old post offices. I was just messing with him. The only one that's even faintly walking distance from where I live now is the Elmwood Branch in St. Louis Park, but architecturally it is a nebish. The Lake Street and Minnehaha S...Jump to post
Got my 2nd Moderna shot yesterday. First one seems to have given me a real stubborn cough on days 2 and 3 which I'm told is a good sign - systems recognize what I want to call, with probable incorrectness, a "pulmonary antigen." These 23 hours later I am feeling kinda fatigued and feverish...Jump to post
Why would you get a secured card if you didn't have money problems? Why get an AA card when you're in a DL city? I did, >15 years ago. I've had AmEx SkyMiles Platinum for years. Do you only ever travel on one airline? Also in an earlier post you asked why get a card from "Barclay's, a British ...Jump to post
Why would you get it through Barclay's, a British company, instead of Citibank. Why don't I do business with Citibank? More than 15 years ago I applied for a secured card credit card through Washington Mutual. That card was actually underwritten by Citibank; and after I sent in the form and the $30...Jump to post
I, Airstud, have been approved for the Barclay's Aviator mastercard, and I require the a.net community's praise for this accomplishment.
I also need to know where i should go on AA - haven't taken them (mainline) since 1977.
(But praise for the credit approval first. I'm listening...)
\ A) wouldn't an "aspect of the vaccine" be... uh.. immunity? I got my final MMR booster when I was 18 (which was a greater quantity of years ago than we are going to discuss) and... am I not still immune to M, M, and R? what I mean is that none of the original vaccine they gave you back ...Jump to post