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PostPosted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:54 pm 
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I just watched a video about a guy 109 years old who is still driving.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXyfCGDnuWs


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:20 pm 
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Yes, and my grandmother was perfectly sharp at 105. And I'm sure there are some amazing 33 year olds out there.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:40 pm 
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That was a real thoughtful and contemplative little biopic.
Thanks for posting Maria.

Sent from a tiny phone keyboard via Tapatalk - typos inevitable.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:10 pm 
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Looks like Burnie is running again.

https://berniesanders.com/?nosplash=true

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 19, 2019 3:00 pm 
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Oy vay! (meant at least partially fondly)

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:19 am 
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Here's a 1981 interview with the newly-elected Mayor of Burlington, VT. You certainly can't accuse Senator Sanders of inconsistency:



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:06 pm 
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not something I would recommend
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Wow, replace the word mayor with senator and that interview could practically have happened today! Including his rejection of combs! :D

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:36 am 
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If I were the president of the largest bank in Burlington I'd be real nervous about you...


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:55 pm 
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yovargas wrote:
Wow, replace the word mayor with senator and that interview could practically have happened today! Including his rejection of combs! :D


He just needs to replace "Reagan" with "Trump" and he could give the same answers word-for-word.


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