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Firestorm49's Journal
Firestorm49's Journal
October 19, 2023

What's the little red box on posts?

I’ve been through the settings area and can’t find what the red box is for. Can anyone help this old coot?

September 24, 2023

Great job on DU4

It’s working like a Swiss watch. Great job Earl G et al.

August 26, 2023

Nice job on du4. NT

July 21, 2023

I play guitars - acoustic, electric and bass in various bands

No matter how good I may or may not be, there are always those who are truly much better, many who think they are much better and those who will never become any better but just think they are.

I ran a business for thirty six years. There were businesses that were more successful, less successful and plain old mediocre. There was always an elitist who always wanted to dominate the narrative thinking that they were for some reason smarter or better than those who didn’t sell at least $15M a year in goods or services.

I came to DU to share my opinions which to some are valid, to some they are invalid and to others plain old meaningless.

I’m getting tired of the warfare that seems to be emerging when someone states an opinion that the
“almighty” need to grind into the ground. It was not a post of mine in particular. I just spent the last half hour or so going down the General Discussion list and getting repulsed at the “ holier than thou” responses to people’s posts. I thought we were all on the same team here but find myself having to put up with another top shelf guitar player who thinks that their chops are the only ones that count.

I enjoy DU and will continue to monitor and occasionally add my two bits, but honestly, I sure don’t need the shit that some are throwing at others for simply speaking their mind.

May 28, 2023

Now then, do you think that Republicans aren't prepared to modify the SC?

I apologize about not including the link. I copied this portion from a FB article, which when I went back to copy the link, could no longer find the original, as each time I go back in, I have an entirely new set of posts. I will be more diligent in the future.

DeSantis adds one more reason to support President Biden.
He offers 8 years to push #SCOTUS further to the right, calling for new justices in the mold of Clarence Thomas and “improvements” to others such as Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., a Republican appointee who has sometimes sided with the court’s liberal wing.
"We have the opportunity to fortify justices … Alito and Thomas as well as actually make improvements with those others, and if you were able to do that, you would have a 7-2 conservative majority on the Supreme Court that would last a quarter-century,” DeSantis added to raucous applause at a Christian media conference in Orlando.

February 23, 2023

Parking structure collapse at Bayshore Town Center

in Milwaukee. Third and second floors appear to have collapsed. This is just being announced so I have no press threads. No word of injuries at this point.

February 17, 2023

Hey, I need your help.

Lately when I open DU, I’m getting a totally different home page. It’s still DU, but with a completely different format, which I don’t care for.

Are formatting changes being made? I need to exit and re-enter numerous times to get to the “normal” pages that I usually read.

February 9, 2023

Hey, thanks for the heart!

I believe that I’m relatively obscure here on DU, so I appreciate the heart.


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