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March 11, 2017

Overnight Open Thread (11 Mar 2017)

Oh it's that time again. History of daylight saving time.


Hand-To-Hand Combat

Sometimes, you have to get up close and personal. 5 harrowing stories of hand-to-hand combat in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Voting Age

Shaken Democrats introduce bill lowering voter age to 17 in California. If anything, they should raise it. Our youth are mostly ill informed on many things and do stupid things (like using student loans to pay for Spring Break). Also, if you are implying that they are mature enough to vote at 17, wouldn't you also then lower the age limits for everything else like renting a car, smoking/vaping, drinking, etc.?

Retrowave

Climate Change

Five reasons why ridicule is the proper response to global warming alarmists.

Shoes

We haven't had a shoe discussion post on the ONT for awhile so I thought I'd post this one. Han Solo and Chewbacca shoes.

Patriotism

Sad that this happens but here we are. Fans wearing red, white, and blue at high school basketball game called 'offensive'.

The Economy

The Trump economy keeps 'unexpectedly' topping forecasts. Optimism abounds. Key take away here.

In the meantime, it's worth asking why it is that economists consistently overestimated the economic impact of Obama's tax-regulate-and-spend policies, and now appear to be underestimating Trump's pro-business agenda.

USAF Banned Words & Phrases

Air Force bans airmen from saying 'offensive' words like 'boy' and 'girl'. Oops, I said airmen. Is it airpeople now?

Cat Video

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