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  1. It is sad that The Onion really is America's finest news source. https://www.npr.org/2022/05/25/1101269886/the-onion-mass-shooting-satire ‘No Way To Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens Today 9:00AM Alerts UVALDE, TX—In the hours following a violent rampage in Texas in which a lone attacker killed at least 21 individuals and injured several others, citizens living in the only country where this kind of mass killing routinely occurs reportedly concluded Tuesday that there was no way to prevent the massacre from taking place. “This was a terrible tragedy, but sometimes these things just happen and there’s nothing anyone can do to stop them,” said Idaho resident Kathy Miller, echoing sentiments expressed by tens of millions of individuals who reside in a nation where over half of the world’s deadliest mass shootings have occurred in the past 50 years and whose citizens are 20 times more likely to die of gun violence than those of other developed nations. “It’s a shame, but what can we do? There really wasn’t anything that was going to keep this individual from snapping and killing a lot of people if that’s what they really wanted.” At press time, residents of the only economically advanced nation in the world where roughly two mass shootings have occurred every month for the past eight years were referring to themselves and their situation as “helpless."
  2. $5/week delivering the Sunday Milwaukee Journal. $3.35/hour detasseling corn.
  3. It's kind of gross that we even have a K-12 school shooting database but we do. The list was sent to me by a teacher. Google will give you plenty of options. https://www.chds.us/ssdb/data-map/
  4. Thoughts and prayers just aren't working. US school shootings: Thurston High School. Columbine High School. Heritage High School. Deming Middle School. Fort Gibson Middle School. Buell Elementary School. Lake Worth Middle School. University of Arkansas. Junipero Serra High School. Santana High School. Bishop Neumann High School. Pacific Lutheran University. Granite Hills High School. Lew Wallace High School. Martin Luther King, Jr. High School. Appalachian School of Law. Washington High School. Conception Abbey. Benjamin Tasker Middle School. University of Arizona. Lincoln High School. John McDonogh High School. Red Lion Area Junior High School. Case Western Reserve University. Rocori High School. Ballou High School. Randallstown High School. Bowen High School. Red Lake Senior High School. Harlan Community Academy High School. Campbell County High School. Milwee Middle School. Roseburg High School. Pine Middle School. Essex Elementary School. Duquesne University. Platte Canyon High School. Weston High School. West Nickel Mines School. Joplin Memorial Middle School. Henry Foss High School. Compton Centennial High School. Virginia Tech. Success Tech Academy. Miami Carol City Senior High School. Hamilton High School. Louisiana Technical College. Mitchell High School. E.O. Green Junior High School. Northern Illinois University. Lakota Middle School. Knoxville Central High School. Willoughby South High School. Henry Ford High School. University of Central Arkansas. Dillard High School. Dunbar High School. Hampton University. Harvard College. Larose-Cut Off Middle School. International Studies Academy. Skyline College. Discovery Middle School. University of Alabama. DeKalb School. Deer Creek Middle School. Ohio State University. Mumford High School. University of Texas. Kelly Elementary School. Marinette High School. Aurora Central High School. Millard South High School. Martinsville West Middle School. Worthing High School. Millard South High School. Highlands Intermediate School. Cape Fear High School. Chardon High School. Episcopal School of Jacksonville. Oikos University. Hamilton High School. Perry Hall School. Normal Community High School. University of South Alabama. Banner Academy South. University of Southern California. Sandy Hook Elementary School. Apostolic Revival Center Christian School. Taft Union High School. Osborn High School. Stevens Institute of Business and Arts. Hazard Community and Technical College. Chicago State University. Lone Star College-North. Cesar Chavez High School. Price Middle School. University of Central Florida. New River Community College. Grambling State University. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Ossie Ware Mitchell Middle School. Ronald E. McNair Discovery Academy. North Panola High School. Carver High School. Agape Christian Academy. Sparks Middle School. North Carolina A&T State University. Stephenson High School. Brashear High School. West Orange High School. Arapahoe High School. Edison High School. Liberty Technology Magnet High School. Hillhouse High School. Berrendo Middle School. Purdue University. South Carolina State University. Los Angeles Valley College. Charles F. Brush High School. University of Southern California. Georgia Regents University. Academy of Knowledge Preschool. Benjamin Banneker High School. D. H. Conley High School. East English Village Preparatory Academy. Paine College. Georgia Gwinnett College. John F. Kennedy High School. Seattle Pacific University. Reynolds High School. Indiana State University. Albemarle High School. Fern Creek Traditional High School. Langston Hughes High School. Marysville Pilchuck High School. Florida State University. Miami Carol City High School. Rogers State University. Rosemary Anderson High School. Wisconsin Lutheran High School. Frederick High School. Tenaya Middle School. Bethune-Cookman University. Pershing Elementary School. Wayne Community College. J.B. Martin Middle School. Southwestern Classical Academy. Savannah State University. Harrisburg High School. Umpqua Community College. Northern Arizona University. Texas Southern University. Tennessee State University. Winston-Salem State University. Mojave High School. Lawrence Central High School. Franklin High School. Muskegon Heights High School. Independence High School. Madison High School. Antigo High School. University of California-Los Angeles. Jeremiah Burke High School. Alpine High School. Townville Elementary School. Vigor High School. Linden McKinley STEM Academy. June Jordan High School for Equity. Union Middle School. Mueller Park Junior High School. West Liberty-Salem High School. University of Washington. King City High School. North Park Elementary School. North Lake College. Freeman High School. Mattoon High School. Rancho Tehama Elementary School. Aztec High School. Wake Forest University. Italy High School. NET Charter High School. Marshall County High School. Sal Castro Middle School. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Great Mills High School Central Michigan University Huffman High School Frederick Douglass High School Forest High School Highland High School Dixon High School Santa Fe High School Noblesville West Middle School University of North Carolina Charlotte STEM School Highlands Ranch Edgewood High School Palm Beach Central High School Providence Career & Technical Academy Fairley High School (school bus) Canyon Springs High School Dennis Intermediate School Florida International University Central Elementary School Cascade Middle School Davidson High School Prairie View A & M University Altascocita High School Central Academy of Excellence Cleveland High School Robert E. Lee High School Cheyenne South High School Grambling State University Blountsville Elementary School Holmes County, Mississippi (school bus) Prescott High School College of the Mainland Wynbrooke Elementary School UNC Charlotte Riverview Florida (school bus) Second Chance High School Carman-Ainsworth High School Williwaw Elementary School Monroe Clark Middle School Central Catholic High School Jeanette High School Eastern Hills High School DeAnza High School Ridgway High School Reginald F. Lewis High School Saugus High School Pleasantville High School Waukesha South High School Oshkosh High School Catholic Academy of New Haven Bellaire High School North Crowley High School McAuliffe Elementary School South Oak Cliff High School Texas A&M University-Commerce Sonora High School Western Illinois University Oxford High School Robb Elementary School
  5. From a teacher friend: I was up early writing our representatives. I detailed to them how I had to teach 9 year olds to exit a window and run fast but silent to hide in the nearby neighborhood and knock on doors and hide behind houses. How I had to teach them to expect me later and not look back for me. Because what can I do but stand by the door with the frigging fire extinguisher to give them more time to get farther away while they go through the window one by one. I told our Senators and Representative I was doing my job and they need to do theirs. Fuck. How many times have I written the same letter?
  6. If we had done more in terms of gun control, yes, add resource officers. We have done very little on the gun control side. We continue to do nothing to protect our children in schools. That's absurd. This should bother every person in this nation. We are training teachers to drop kids out of windows instead of having them teach math.
  7. dinneR

    Rain delay

    Except in AA Arena.
  8. Smart move. I hope you ate all of the cake though.
  9. dinneR

    Rain delay

    In Dallas at the Mavericks game. Go figure.
  10. Happy Birthday Beanz! That's quite a meal.
  11. I think they do more active shooter drills than fire or disaster drills now.
  12. Heard this from a teacher today. They did active shooter training in school today. Our country has 5% of the World’s population. Our country has 43% of all the guns on Earth
  13. $100 is awesome for that car. I got $25 for my '78 Datsun B210. Both of those cars in the book crap cars. The Datsun is #25 and I think the Citation is #16
  14. I checked the Guinness Book of World Records and 20k is the record for a Citation.
  15. I got in no problem. Must be you they are blocking. You should take it personally.
  16. I buy Santa Cruz p-butter.
  17. https://www.cyclingnews.com/news/colin-strickland-tortured-by-proximity-to-mo-wilsons-murder/
  18. Cheetos are the new power food.
  19. I saw this one recently. I bet you could do something similar with your truck.
  20. dinneR

    Today's ride

    It was an amazing ride. We were supposed to retrieve an elk collar, but we were so cold by the time we finished riding and the trail looked super muddy so we bagged it. We saw an animal that we could not identify. I thought it was a lama, my friend was convinced it was a kangaroo. Could have been one of these.
  21. It's been years since I've had a flat. I probably have one spare tube for each bike.
  22. One ski and three bike helmets.
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