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lime -- Friday, June 03, 2005 -- 12:16:19 AM

Posts here show up on the front page. This is still in development, so you can still make mistakes. Don't panic--with one exception, Cal and Lime will be forgiving.

The Exception: DO NOT POST COMMENTARY OR RESPONSES IN THIS THREAD! If you forget--and everyone does sometimes--just delete your post. If we have to delete it, Cal will probably be cranky about it. Don't be obtuse.

Eventually, portal posts will be anchored to a thread for responses. For now, if you want to discuss or respond to a portal, just take your responses to the relevant post. Apologies for the occasional duplication of effort, but over time this will be much better than the news/breaking news/discussion craziness that existed before.

Posting Recommendations:

  1. Make sure the title is meaningful--ideally, the title of the article. The link text can either be a subheading, or something like NY Times Article, AP Story, or whatever.
  2. Include text--it can either be commented or italicized. Eventually, Lime will standardize this so don't worry.
  3. If you don't know how to stop an image from bleeding, don't use images. Ask in the HTML Help thread or check the help files for more assistance--but you do need to have enough text to cover the image.
  4. At this point in time, you can't edit the Title, so be careful. That will change.
  5. PLEASE AVOID PERSONAL OPINIONS. Try and keep it objective text for now.
  6. NO BLOG PIMPING. This will change; Lime and I are thinking about how to give bloggers a way to publicize their work, so hang tight for now.
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Nicholas Kronos -- Saturday, October 08, 2016 -- 02:31:32 PM -- 1612 of 1619
Quoting the actual words of Trump is an unfair tactic because he inevitably sounds like an idiot about any subject on which he speaks.

related link: Trump tape sends campaign into toilet

Late Friday night, following sharp criticism by Republican leaders, Trump issued a short video statement saying, “I said it, I was wrong, and I apologize.” But he also called the revelation “a distraction from the issues we are facing today.” He said that his “foolish” words are much different than the words and actions of Bill Clinton, whom he accused of abusing women, and Hillary Clinton, whom he accused of having “bullied, attacked, shamed and intimidated his victims.”

Sparky -- Thursday, October 13, 2016 -- 12:50:12 PM -- 1613 of 1619
Lyte me!

Nobel Prize in Literature!
related link: Bob Dylan Awarded Nobel

From the NY Times:

Bob Dylan has won the Nobel Prize in Literature for "poetic expressions within the great American song tradition."

Nicholas Kronos -- Thursday, November 17, 2016 -- 02:16:50 PM -- 1614 of 1619
Quoting the actual words of Trump is an unfair tactic because he inevitably sounds like an idiot about any subject on which he speaks.

EU in danger of collapse
related link: Le Pen could win

The French Prime Minister said the Brexit vote and Donald Trump's election victory showed how important it was to listen to angry citizens, and that politicians scared of making decisions were opening the door to populists and demagogues.

Pincher Martin -- Saturday, November 26, 2016 -- 06:24:18 AM -- 1615 of 1619
"We are now so stultified in our thinking and so priggish in our expressions that it becomes unavoidably offensive to tell the truth." -- Johann Georg Hamann

Fidel Castro Dies Aged 90
related link: Focus of U.S. Foreign Policy Since Eisenhower

Pincher Martin -- Tuesday, December 06, 2016 -- 07:17:15 AM -- 1616 of 1619
"We are now so stultified in our thinking and so priggish in our expressions that it becomes unavoidably offensive to tell the truth." -- Johann Georg Hamann

Warriors' Klay Thompson Scores Sixty
related link: Hits a career-high in Warriors' blowout win over Pacers

CalGal -- Friday, January 20, 2017 -- 02:29:59 PM -- 1617 of 1619
I remember a time, back in the late 90s, when I thought nonsense like this mattered somewhat more than I do now. Now I see well-educated people yammering about the birth control choices of their daughters, or gay marriage, and I think they are morons.

Trump Inauguration
related link: USA Today

Pincher Martin -- Monday, February 06, 2017 -- 04:51:32 AM -- 1618 of 1619
"We are now so stultified in our thinking and so priggish in our expressions that it becomes unavoidably offensive to tell the truth." -- Johann Georg Hamann

Patriots Clinch 5th Super Bowl with Amazing Comeback
related link: Tom Brady Cements Legacy as Greatest QB of All-time

Pincher Martin -- Monday, February 13, 2017 -- 04:33:58 AM -- 1619 of 1619
"We are now so stultified in our thinking and so priggish in our expressions that it becomes unavoidably offensive to tell the truth." -- Johann Georg Hamann

Highest Dam in US On the Brink
related link: Evacuations ordered below Oroville Dam

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