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  1. Ready or Not?

    I thought this was interesting ~~~~~> Ready or Not? - Trust for America's Health (http://healthyamericans.org/reports/readyornot2016/) You can find out how well prepared your state is for any contingency that would fall under the realm of public emergency. Virginia received an 8 out of 10 which...

    Started by tabby, 12-23-2016 08:26 AM
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    12-23-2016 09:11 AM Go to last post
  2. Calexit?

    Yes California Independence Campaign (http://www.yescalifornia.org/) Well why not. I can relate to this especuially the bits about being ripped off by a goivernment you haven't elected and now facing the rise of right wing christian fundamentalism on neighbouring states. Maybe I should visit th...

    Started by gmc, 11-19-2016 05:20 AM
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    11-20-2016 04:26 AM Go to last post
  3. Armed insurrection in the us?

    A question for the americans on this forum. If Trump loses and given he has been inciting his followers to violence how likely, do you think, are riots etc after the presidential election? Some of his followers do not seem terribly rational.

    Started by gmc, 10-22-2016 03:32 PM
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  4. Bernie Sanders

    Sad insomniac that I am i found myslef watching Bernie Sanders victory speech. It's anovelty hearing an american politician talking about stopping the right wing parties ruining the country (actuaklly it's a novelty here now). Does he have any chanc do you think or will he founder on the knuckle...

    Started by gmc, 02-09-2016 11:29 PM
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  5. Donald Trump?

    What do you think - could he do it and become president?

    Started by gmc, 12-08-2015 04:15 PM
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  6. US participants for psychology dissertation?

    Hi all, I am currently in my third year of university studying Psychology. For my dissertation I’m conducting a study on public perceptions of multitasking in the general public and therefore need a wide variety of participants to fill in a questionnaire on this topic. The study is being...

    Started by RTulley, 12-18-2014 01:47 PM
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  7. Is this not a little Paranoic?

    USA Petition The longer we allow people to enter our country from Ebola-stricken areas, the higher the chance another person infected with Ebola will arrive here, putting ALL of our citizens at risk. Please tell the FAA to ban ALL incoming flights from any/all Ebola-stricken regions....

    Started by Bruv, 10-04-2014 02:06 PM
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  8. 6.30 dollar Tax Bill cost widow her home ?

    A widow has been told for the second time by a Pennsylvania court that her home's sale at auction after she failed to pay property taxes is valid - she owed only $6.30 at the time it was sold. Eileen Battisti, 53, of Aliquippa, lost legal rights to her $280,000 home over two years ago after...

    Started by Bruv, 05-11-2014 07:15 AM
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  9. American English Dialects

    Regional dialects interest me immensely and this was an interesting article to me. According to the two maps, I border between Virginia Piedmont and Southern Coastal in dialect and that's probably true. I think their categories though are far too broad to capture every nuance of speech in this...

    Started by tabby, 09-11-2013 03:39 AM
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  10. Map Shows The Most Famous Brand From Each State Of The US

    This interesting little map shows the most famous (or recognizable) brand originating from each state. There are a few I've never heard of, like Great Harvest Bread Co, Albertsons, Taco Johns, Allsups, Carrs ... all from the west coast but apparently haven't migrated their way to the east coast...

    Started by tabby, 12-20-2013 05:12 AM
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    12-23-2013 12:19 AM Go to last post
  11. The Devil's Tower.

    Oficially the Devil's Tower is described thus: "It is an igneous intrusion or laccolith in the Black Hills near Hulett and Sundance in Crook County, north eastern Wyoming, above the Belle Fourche River. It rises dramatically 1,267 feet (386 m) above the surrounding terrain and the summit is 5,114...

    Started by jones jones, 08-31-2013 08:09 AM
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  12. THIS is America

    Feel free to add other examples. Happy Independence Day. ‘Payback painter’ thanks town for kindness with mural - TODAY News - American Story with Bob Dotson - TODAY.com (http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/47997194/ns/today-today_news/t/payback-painter-thanks-town-kindness-mural/)

    Started by Accountable, 07-04-2012 07:03 AM
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  13. Seaside Heights, NJ roller coast finally being removed from the Atlantic Ocean.

    Well, the police finally allowed people to drive along Route 35 through the wee towns that were destroyed by hurricane Sandy. You were not allowed to get off the road to 'gawk' as some say. Today, I drove up and down Rt. 35 through Lavallette, Ortly Beach, Normandy Beach up to Point Pleasant. This...

    Started by Kathy Ellen, 02-21-2013 05:58 PM
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    02-22-2013 07:51 PM Go to last post
  14. Good grief

    Mississippi Finally Ratifies the Amendment to Ban Slavery — 148 Years Later | TIME.com (http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/02/19/mississippi-finally-ratifies-the-amendment-to-ban-slavery-148-years-later/) Better late than never I suppose.

    Started by gmc, 02-19-2013 02:01 PM
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  15. 1910s America in Color

    Some interesting & some beautiful vintage color photos from the early part of the 1900s! I particularly liked the photo of the little children gathered on the street median corner and the contrast of how it looks today at the same location. I also like the one of the woman in the colorful...

    Started by tabby, 01-22-2013 04:43 AM
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  16. 50 State Stereotypes (in 2 minutes)

    Ahhhh ... there's nothing like a brief and cursory dismissal of large groups of people to get the day started off well! We all do it to a degree so just sit back and enjoy the humor. Of course, being from the finest state in the Union, I'm certain Virginia isn't done full justice but I'm sure...

    Started by tabby, 01-03-2013 05:25 AM
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    01-03-2013 09:16 AM Go to last post
  17. Every American State Through a Beautiful Photo

    THE WORLD GEOGRAPHY: Every American State Through a Beautiful Photo (http://www.theworldgeography.com/2011/09/every-american-state-through-beautiful.html) Some great photos! BUT ... I was a little disappointed in Virginia's representation ... I think they could have done better ... not only...

    Started by tabby, 11-20-2011 05:21 PM
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    10-30-2012 08:10 AM Go to last post
  18. Flying Over America

    Please enjoy this beautiful video of my gorgeous country:-6 Flying Over America - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KcuDdPo0WZk)

    Started by Kathy Ellen, 09-01-2012 08:21 AM
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  19. Is there a limit to the Welfare Clause?

    Which he did, in spades :D. If anyone wants to read it, click the link.

    Started by Accountable, 12-05-2010 04:06 AM
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    12-05-2010 03:23 PM Go to last post
  20. September 11, 2001 Memorial

    :yh_flower"We shall never forget" :yh_flower May peace be with the families and friends of those who have lost loved ones on September 11th. 9/11 Memorial (http://terroristattack.com/index.php#K)

    Started by Kathy Ellen, 09-11-2010 05:11 AM
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