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    Too soon to predict the next year, but yeah,...

    Too soon to predict the next year, but yeah, it'll take awhile for crowd levels to ramp up to pre-Covid-19 levels.

    Long term, we children of Great Depression era parents are looking through a...
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    Winning the EC -- while losing the popular vote...

    Winning the EC -- while losing the popular vote by 3 million -- by running as a compulsive lying divisive demagogic xenophobe?

    The history books will decide whether Trump achieved success as...
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    Source:...

    Source: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html
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    Indeed CO = corona VI = virus D = disease...

    Indeed

    CO = corona
    VI = virus
    D = disease
    19 = 2019
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    That just sucks. Good luck tracking down the...

    That just sucks. Good luck tracking down the thief.
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    I dislike the swingweight of every adjustable...

    I dislike the swingweight of every adjustable pole I've tried, although I use them for some fat fishscale tours and tours where I anticipate double-poling long low angle exits. For most tours I use a...
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    Let 'em -- and get those MAGA cult sheep rallies...

    Let 'em -- and get those MAGA cult sheep rallies going again too -- then mass quarantine the idiots afterwards. We'll see how that god's will thing works out for 'em.
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    They have become the standard for new single...

    They have become the standard for new single family construction in our area. All (7) houses on my street have them. 3 years ago all of them stopped heating one night when the temp dipped to -18F....
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    I lied. I also remember Oddjob from that first...

    I lied. I also remember Oddjob from that first viewing.
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    My brother took me to see Goldfinger. She was all...

    My brother took me to see Goldfinger. She was all I remember from my first viewing. She was a smokin' hot 33 y.o. when I was 7.
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    Newer cold climate heat pump (CCHP) technology...

    Newer cold climate heat pump (CCHP) technology works very well down to 10F and okay down to -10F. CCHP is the standard in our area for new construction. Maybe not relevant to OP's query.
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    Bunny sees the cost of everything and the value...

    Bunny sees the cost of everything and the value of nothing
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    Oh, okay, so what's left is some subset of...

    Oh, okay, so what's left is some subset of institutional investors who bought paper from the bank, i.e., willingly took on the risk with expectations of a return? If so, that makes sense.
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    AFAIK, bail-in was never more than a thought...

    AFAIK, bail-in was never more than a thought experiment discussion among academic nerds.
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    I don't need no stinkin' spreadsheet. : ) Might...

    I don't need no stinkin' spreadsheet. : ) Might be best for me to fab them without the rivet holes, which might be better positioned by inserting into the buckle and marking with a sharpie before...
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    Nice simple DIY mod. Well done. That hardware...

    Nice simple DIY mod. Well done.

    That hardware store Al angle might be shit or might be 6063 or 6061 which should last indefinitely. Was it marked?

    A vertical mill and metal bandsaw would make...
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    Slapstick, Kurt Vonnegut Fahrenheit 451, Ray...

    Slapstick, Kurt Vonnegut
    Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury
    Blood Meridian, Cormack McCarthy

    On the Beach is a very good novel. Nevil Shute wrote a shitload of good stuff, few of which are dystopian,...
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    Rope-a-dope

    Rope-a-dope
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    induction start motor

    induction start motor
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    My wife's internal medicine clinic is presently...

    My wife's internal medicine clinic is presently serving 20-30% normal caseload. Much thumb twiddling among the staff. We're E of the Cascades, 100 miles from Seattle and from the first U.S. Covid-19...
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    Good idea. Restrict to food, medicine, rent and...

    Good idea. Restrict to food, medicine, rent and other equivalent essentials.
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    You are conflating fed govt debt and private...

    You are conflating fed govt debt and private debt. Private debt resulting from the Toilet Paper Panic of 2020 will be big, although not as big as the aftermath of the 2008 crash, and much of it will...
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    Actually, it's true. Hospitals and clinics are...

    Actually, it's true. Hospitals and clinics are losing big money because patients are cancelling appointments. Hospitals and clinics throughout WA have announced layoffs and big pay cuts.

    ETA:...
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    So, to be clear, you favor collecting taxes from...

    So, to be clear, you favor collecting taxes from working class people to relieve student debt of a guy making $1,000,000 a year on Wall Street? Have you actually thought this out?

    Jesus Christ,...
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    So, the federal government buys the notes for...

    So, the federal government buys the notes for market value and then forgives the notes? That would be constitutional, but bizarrely expensive and likely politically impossible. Those of us who worked...
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    True today, although historically disease has...

    True today, although historically disease has often killed more combat soldiers than battle, e.g., American Civil War.
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    I might have some cheap 5-screw toes. I'll look...

    I might have some cheap 5-screw toes. I'll look and advise.
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    Tucker

    Tucker
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    So, you are unable or unwilling to answer my...

    So, you are unable or unwilling to answer my question, so you construct a strawman, eh? Again, Bunny, how can the government mandate cancellation of private debt without paying compensation to the...
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    So, just how does government mandated...

    So, just how does government mandated cancellation of private debt work? Under the 5th Amendment, lenders would be owed compensation equal to the amount of the canceled debt -- or maybe more. It...
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    LOLz

    LOLz
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    Yeah, I've tried dozens of de facto next-to-skin...

    Yeah, I've tried dozens of de facto next-to-skin semi-VB pieces and systems, and the MH Transition hoody is by far the best for aerobic activity in colder weather.

    If you find anything like it,...
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    RIP Wallace Roney

    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/31/arts/music/wallace-roney-dead-coronavirus.html Great sound, good guy. I saw him play with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers in Eugene OR in the mid-1980s.
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    I've used RBH and Stephenson full VB shirts....

    I've used RBH and Stephenson full VB shirts. (Stephenson has made a full VB shirt for 40 years.) I've experimented with other VBs. Semi-VB, a very different thing, provides a barrier but quickly...
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    Skeena is wool, no? AFAIK, OR has never made an...

    Skeena is wool, no? AFAIK, OR has never made an ultralight membrane softshell. Membrane is key for use as a semi-VB
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    You don't get around much, eh? Denmark's secret...

    You don't get around much, eh? Denmark's secret to happiness: low expectations; https://www.telegraph.co.uk/lifestyle/11013715/The-key-to-happiness-have-low-expectations.html
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    behind every crooked lawyer is a far more crooked...

    behind every crooked lawyer is a far more crooked client
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    what could possibly go wrong?

    what could possibly go wrong?
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    You have broken Happiness Rule #1: Low...

    You have broken Happiness Rule #1: Low Expectations. Vibes to ya
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    Numerous news outlets report FL Gov. Desantis has...

    Numerous news outlets report FL Gov. Desantis has issued stay-at-home order. 'Bout fucking time, Ron
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    Done that as part of my search for semi-VB...

    Done that as part of my search for semi-VB replacement. The thinnest/lightest Gore bike jackets are not as stretchy and more functionally similar to MH Effusion hoody (also discontinued) as a N2S...
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    Uh, well, we will know within a few weeks after a...

    Uh, well, we will know within a few weeks after a significant number of people take the antibody test.
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    So, in other words, don't perform triage. WTF?...

    So, in other words, don't perform triage. WTF? What are you supposed to do? Flip a coin?
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    Buff "multifunctional headgear," been around 10+...

    Buff "multifunctional headgear," been around 10+ years. My Canadian friends pronounce it "boof."
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    That's a MH Transition Hoody, which I use as a...

    That's a MH Transition Hoody, which I use as a next-to-skin semi-VB. Best damn next-to-skin semi-VB for skinning mid-winter. Also great under insulating layers and rainy 40F days too. I have 2 of...
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    No need to guess. American content is published....

    No need to guess. American content is published. Outback is 45% American/Canadian content, i.e., made mostly outside the U.S. (e.g., engine and tranny made in Japan.) Recent Tacoma is 50-60%...
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    I spoke yesterday with a small manufacturer who...

    I spoke yesterday with a small manufacturer who is using his Covid-19 plant closure downtime to start tooling up automation. He says realities of the market require automation or shipping jobs to...
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    323085

    323085
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    Sorta. CARES Act loan borrowers cannot issue...

    Sorta. CARES Act loan borrowers cannot issue dividends or make other capital distributions "with respect to common stock" until loan is fully paid and for 12 months thereafter. The provision is in...
  50. As do others, e.g., Platypus Big Zip, but lack...

    As do others, e.g., Platypus Big Zip, but lack CNOC bag's male threads for a Sawyer Squeeze filter.
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