GreaterNYCDude

Engineer. Dad. Middle Aged White Guy.
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Constitution
by GreaterNYCDude on 13 Jan 2021   14 comments, latest 16 hours ago
We all know the Constitution is a founding document but few have occasion to read it. I just gave it a quick skim this morning. Then to go further down ...

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Declaration of Independence
by GreaterNYCDude on 30 Jun 2022   15 comments, latest 3 days ago
In Congress, July 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve ...

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Return of Normalcy ?
by GreaterNYCDude on 13 Jun 2022   14 comments, latest 23 days ago
For the better part of 20 years interest rates have been low when measured against historical norms. The fact that rates are rising, although painful in the short term may ...

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Early Retirement
by GreaterNYCDude on 5 Jun 2022   24 comments, latest a month ago
I want to be able to retire at 55. Not that I WILL retire l, just want to be in a financial position to do so. (59.5 is more realistic, ...

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Is this what the greenists want?
by GreaterNYCDude on 2 Jun 2022   5 comments, latest a month ago
I'm not even calling them leftists. I'm calling them "greenists". Thoes that want to abandon traditional hydrocarbon bases fuels no matter the cost, economic, social or otherwise. Are they secretly ...

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Chemistry / Biochem
by GreaterNYCDude on 30 May 2022   14 comments, latest a month ago
Diverted from the types of porn thread. Loved chemistry in high school. Funky colors, strange smeels, getting my hands dirty, occasionally blowing stuff up, etc. Plus my high school Chem ...

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Drinking
by GreaterNYCDude on 26 Apr 2021   64 comments, latest 2 months ago
How much do you all drink and how often? Just curious, as I'm making a concerted effort to back off the sauce.

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Beer & Brewing
by GreaterNYCDude on 1 Dec 2020   31 comments, latest 3 months ago
In an attempt to get of politics what's your favorite beers these days? Any brewers out there? For me I'm all over the map, from IPAs to largers and even ...

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World War III ?
by GreaterNYCDude on 21 Feb 2022   42 comments, latest 4 months ago
I mean this with a touch (but not much) hyperbole. I don't know enough to follow this whole Ukraine situation and what's real vs what's propaganda (on all sides) but ...

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Anti aniwork
by GreaterNYCDude on 27 Jan 2022   3 comments, latest 5 months ago
I didn't see the interview in question, but I can tell you that the (now private) antiwork thread is home to communist and anarchists. They are not for equal pay ...

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Abortion
by GreaterNYCDude on 24 Jan 2022   11 comments, latest 5 months ago
Moving over from the funny picture thread. All become some celebrity put out a pro abortion candle.. I wonder if it smelt like her nether regions?

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Now you see me.. now you don't.
by GreaterNYCDude on 2 Dec 2021   Posted 7 months ago
Interesting article of how Stalin used photo manipulation to rewrite the historical record. https://www.history.com/news/j

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Ethylene Oxide
by GreaterNYCDude on 9 Sep 2021   20 comments, latest 8 months ago
Ethylene Oxide (EO) is a great sterilizer because it kills everything and it's small enough of a molecule to penetrate most packaging (cardboard, shrink wrap plastic, etc.). Problem is... it ...

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How much Stuff do we need?
by GreaterNYCDude on 31 Oct 2021   18 comments, latest 8 months ago
The crisis that is the breakdown in the global supply chain has me thinking 1) how much stuff does one person (or houshold) REALLY need. 2) buying local is so ...

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One step closer to 1984
by GreaterNYCDude on 22 Jan 2021   4 comments, latest 9 months ago
Now you can rewrite history after the fact! In the name of "social justice" you can request that your name be stricken from the (online) record. https://www.bostonglobe.com/20 As the old ...

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The propaganda is subtle, yet obvious if you look for it....
by GreaterNYCDude on 19 Sep 2021   2 comments, latest 9 months ago
So it seems NBC had an adaptation of Dan Brown's book "The Lost Symbol" on their streaming service, Peacock. Five minutes in and I almost shut it off. While lecturing ...

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20 years ago today (9/11)
by GreaterNYCDude on 11 Sep 2021   2 comments, latest 10 months ago
Hard to belive its been 20 years. Seems a lifetime ago (which it was) but on days like today, feel as if they were just yesterday. This morning I've reflected ...

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Starting over...
by GreaterNYCDude on 11 Aug 2021   23 comments, latest a year ago
I've been thinking about this quite a bit lately. Let's say there is a constitutional convention (there won't be, this is a thought excersise) to overhaul our system of government. ...

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Infrastructure Bill
by GreaterNYCDude on 11 Aug 2021   4 comments, latest a year ago
No good comes out of a bill that's several thousand pages long. Not the patriot act, no the healthcare act and not this new infrastructure bill. The true intent is ...

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Understanding the other side...
by GreaterNYCDude on 6 Aug 2021   9 comments, latest a year ago
What resentments motivate them? We need to understand and explain this exactly. Then it will be possible to recruit them against the oligarchy which has been using them.

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2nd Class Citizens
by GreaterNYCDude on 4 Aug 2021   4 comments, latest a year ago
https://www.zerohedge.com/poli I agree with most of the sentiment expressed in this one. Making the unvaccinated second class citizens with additional hoops to jump through under the guise of "public health" ...

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DOJ demands trumps tax returns
by GreaterNYCDude on 30 Jul 2021   7 comments, latest a year ago
https://www.zerohedge.com/poli Mark my words... if the GOP takes controll of congress in 2022 they will demand tax returns from key Democrats. Turnabout out is fair play. Frankly I think all ...

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If Facebook a CIA / Deepstate asset?
by GreaterNYCDude on 17 Jul 2021   23 comments, latest a year ago
I've never understood Facbook. I'm mean I get the platform but why did it grow so far so fast? It's not like it was a novel idea. We had MySpace. ...

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Rise of the Moors?
by GreaterNYCDude on 4 Jul 2021   32 comments, latest a year ago
Not sure if any of you saw this, but they had I95 North of Boston shut down the other morning. https://www.zerohedge.com/poli When I first saw the headline I expected it ...

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Over under on Chauvin acquittal
by GreaterNYCDude on 19 Apr 2021   70 comments, latest a year ago
I haven't been following all that closely, but I think he gets off. (Mostly peaceful) riots to follow... 😞

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About time!
by GreaterNYCDude on 22 Apr 2021   Posted a year ago
https://www.zerohedge.com/poli It's about time to call it what it was. Seeing so much of history being 1984'd to fit the narrative, this is a breath of fresh air. The Ottoman ...

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Conspiracy Theory
by GreaterNYCDude on 10 Jan 2021   48 comments, latest a year ago
I need a diversion. What's yours conspiracy theory du jour? The crazier the better.

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Trust No One
by GreaterNYCDude on 8 Jan 2021   14 comments, latest a year ago
I'm going all Fox Mulder. I dont trust anything anymore. I don't trust the news. I certainly don't trust the politicans. You can't trust photos anymore Even video is suspect. ...

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Happy Holidays
by GreaterNYCDude on 24 Dec 2019   32 comments, latest 2 years ago
My (almost) annual Happy holidays / Merey Christmas post. Wishing each of you all the best for 2020!

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Governor Cuomo
by GreaterNYCDude on 12 Nov 2020   11 comments, latest 2 years ago
https://coronavirus.health.ny. So how is it constitutional that the governor can limit the number of people gathered at a private residence? (I suspect it isn't) If anyone asks I'm not having ...

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Fixing Voting
by GreaterNYCDude on 12 Dec 2020   3 comments, latest 2 years ago
I saw the meme below on FB and it got me thinking. This year they printed my ballot on the spot. Why not have a bar code or q code ...

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Voters Remorse?
by GreaterNYCDude on 26 Oct 2020   Posted 2 years ago
https://www.zerohedge.com/poli For those wondering.... it depends on where you live... or at least it did in 2016. https://www.ajc.com/news/natio https://www.cnn.com/2016/10/31 Which brings up another point. The two articles above are from ...

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MSM - What if Trump doesn't step down?
by GreaterNYCDude on 18 Oct 2020   5 comments, latest 2 years ago
https://www.bostonglobe.com/20 There have been a few articles on this lately in the MSM... but what struck me was one of the photos they used... the angle makes it look like ...

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To Refi or not?
by GreaterNYCDude on 29 Aug 2020   4 comments, latest 2 years ago
I have a 30 yr fixed @ 3.5% but pay an extra 500 a month to principal. Balance is about $170,000 right now. I've flirted with the idea of refinancing ...

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Salary needed to buy a house
by GreaterNYCDude on 1 Aug 2020   5 comments, latest 2 years ago
https://www.visualcapitalist.c Coast are still expensive. Go figure.

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Men and Cats
by GreaterNYCDude on 22 Jun 2020   7 comments, latest 2 years ago
https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/22 Women were less likely to say yes to a picture of a man holding a cat, the study found.

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Hooray we have our rights back....
by GreaterNYCDude on 23 May 2020   6 comments, latest 2 years ago
CNN Headline reads: "New York governor signs executive order allowing 10 people or less to gather in time for Memorial Day" https://www.cnn.com/world/live So nice to know that Big Brother gave ...

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What's a housing bubble?
by GreaterNYCDude on 18 Apr 2020   1 comment, latest 2 years ago
Said my kid over dinner... so I tried to explain that people borrowed what the bank would lend them, not what they could afford because it was believed prices only ...

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Why were we so ill prepared?
by GreaterNYCDude on 22 Mar 2020   26 comments, latest 2 years ago
I realize certain things we cannot control... but it amazes me that we have so few hospital beds per person in this country, particularly in major metro areas. Also why ...

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Climate change... fact or fiction?
by GreaterNYCDude on 4 Oct 2019   36 comments, latest 3 years ago
Throwing it out there to see what you all think. Personally I don't think that setting aggressive emission targets is a bad thing in and of itself, but I also ...
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