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  1. dhaller replied to the thread So very disappointed in these Republicans.

    Bill Byrne. I knew his daughter growing up (we went to Catholic school together). I've seldom met a more energetic or dapper man; we...

    Aug 1, 2020 at 10:02 PM
  2. dhaller replied to the thread So very disappointed in these Republicans.

    Most politically-successful Republicans (and Democrats) receive their politics; they don't set them. That is, they decide to run for an...

    Aug 1, 2020 at 6:51 PM
  3. dhaller replied to the thread So very disappointed in these Republicans.

    Most politically-successful Republicans (and Democrats) receive their politics; they don't set them. That is, they decide to run for...

    Aug 1, 2020 at 6:47 PM
  4. dhaller replied to the thread Herman Cain has died from the Chinese virus.

    No, no, I "got it". I just can't resist a chance to mansplain. I have an 8 year old daughter in full "Dad? Why does?" mode, and I just...

    Aug 1, 2020 at 11:42 AM
  5. dhaller replied to the thread Eye protection from lasers.

    For laser protection, you'll see an optical density rating (OD) associated with a specific wavelength. OD is a logarithmic function, so...

    Aug 1, 2020 at 11:39 AM
  6. dhaller replied to the thread Eye protection from lasers.

    Mirror-reflective hoodies. You heard it here first, folks! DH

    Aug 1, 2020 at 11:28 AM
  7. dhaller replied to the thread Herman Cain has died from the Chinese virus.

    You contact both the Anne Arundel county and Queen Anne county medical examiners, and ask for a report. Cause of Death is part of the...

    Aug 1, 2020 at 11:26 AM
  8. dhaller replied to the thread Eye protection from lasers.

    The problem is "lasers" - lasers are *coherent* light, meaning they are many orders of magnitude brighter than "regular" light (like...

    Jul 31, 2020 at 6:38 PM
  9. dhaller replied to the thread Eye protection from lasers.

    Some? Welding glasses protect against UV (cornea damage) and IR/NIR (retinal burns) preferentially, though they tend to have higher...

    Jul 31, 2020 at 4:38 PM
  10. dhaller replied to the thread Trump suggests delaying election because of mail-in ballots.

    Having spent time as an expat in a number of countries (mostly jungle countries in Asia), I am constantly amazed at the USPS, in spite...

    Jul 31, 2020 at 2:38 PM
  11. dhaller replied to the thread Voting In Person - Mask Requirement?.

    Careful... if you back the states into a corner they'll just call the mouth "a sexual organ" (certainly, one could make the case) and...

    Jul 31, 2020 at 1:59 PM
  12. dhaller replied to the thread Trump suggests delaying election because of mail-in ballots.

    How anyone who even remotely considers themselves a patriot and a defender of liberty can continue to support Trump is beyond me. I'll...

    Jul 30, 2020 at 7:15 PM
  13. dhaller replied to the thread Herman Cain has died from the Chinese virus.

    Cain was not a healthy man. It was probably not the wisest idea to go mask-less to Tulsa, just to earn some anti-mask cred. Anyway,...

    Jul 30, 2020 at 12:55 PM
  14. dhaller replied to the thread Eye protection from lasers.

    Unfortunately - unlike their depiction in movies - laser beams are pretty much invisible except at the source point and at the target....

    Jul 28, 2020 at 7:10 PM