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   Fireball27  Can anyone on here make sure President Trump see this note? I hope so. I would like to see President Trump, make a big deal about not mentioning "sanctuary" cities anymore. He should come out and say we will not be calling them "sanctuary cities" for harboring illegals. We will now call these places what they actually are, Aiding and Abetting Cities"! He could say since these Aiding and Abetting cities do just that, aid and abet criminals with identity theft, among other crimes, this is what we will call them from now on! They can't refute these claims. Just watch the fireworks.
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   Tulsa  No publicity on this item. None. Be advised that both the House and Senate plan to eliminate the personal exemption which is $4,100. For a couple, of course, that is 8,200.

Subtract $8,200 from $24,000 and the deduction is down to $15,900.

Since both houses agree to eliminate this, there will be no discussion to keep the personal deduction unless we all write and raise sand. I doubt there is a lobby for this.

Now we read it here.(link below ) Is a true or a lie? I do not know, but we we have called our Senators' state offices and emailed too.

http://tinyurl.com/y9wqkvb6
December 6 at 16:29 EST .

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   MeiDei  The personal deduction [single filers] is eliminated but the standard deduction is nearly double what it is currently [from $6000 to $12,000 or approx. $2000 more than what currently is std + prsnl]. For married the standard deduction is approx. $4000. more than current standard + personal deduction. Until we know what the deductions for medical, property taxes, charity, loses, etc. and what constitutes income i.e., earned, unearned, insurance, winnings, etc., it's premature to worry over something that isn't final yet ... 'tho certainly making your concerns known is always a good thing. If you hear back I hope you'll share the info.
December 6 at 19:15 EST .

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   Tulsa  Will certainly share what we learn.
December 6 at 23:27 EST .

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   Tulsa  Morning Mei. The Personal Exemption was eliminated in both the House and Senate bill, if the above article is true. They are now in conference to reconcile the two bills. Since they are in agreement on this item, it will be eliminated unless many voices are raised. Not worried, but it's now or never time.
December 7 at 09:56 EST .

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   Safetydude  RIP, 'Brother' Gomer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5KeGccP9Jk
November 30 at 17:18 EST .

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   Gram77  A beautiful voice gone.
November 30 at 18:57 EST .

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   Linder  We are living in interesting times....wish I could be around in 50 years to see how our period of history will be told.
November 30 at 16:51 EST .

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   Surfhut  Me, too. Many of us lived through the Nixon times and thought we were living and seeing history. We were. We are now seeing it again, globally. Make the World Great Again!
December 3 at 08:48 EST .

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   StormCnter  I wish for everyone a safe, warm and happy Thanksgiving.
November 23 at 05:42 EST .

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   Lonestar Jack  Theodore Roosevelt's words go well for those who won't stand for the Anthem -

"We can have no "50-50" allegiance in this country. Either a man is an American and nothing else, or he is not an American at all." — Theodore Roosevelt

My sentiments exactly.
November 21 at 20:46 EST .

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   MeiDei  Exactly, and why hyphenated identification putting America secondary is wrong. Many years ago we were taught to refer to ourselves as Americans and if necessary - of (fill in nation ) descent. The tribalization of America will lead eventually to chaos - you have to wonder who would benefit from that. Too often we forget Lincoln's (biblical ) quote: "a house divided against itself cannot stand".
November 22 at 08:01 EST .

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   RedWhiteBlue  On the mother page, can anyone do a 'search' on articles or am I the only one that can't get any results on that? I was looking for an article I commented on but I can't get it brought back. Anyone?
November 21 at 10:29 EST .

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   StormCnter  RWB, don't use more than one word in your search. You can search a keyword from the title or the first paragraph such as "attack" or "fusion". You can usually have good results by searching the author's surname Or you can search for yourself if you posted the article. Type it in just as it appears RedWhiteBlue. If you still have trouble, email me and I'll search for you.

The search engine can't handle apostrophes such as O'Neil and it can't handle more than one word.
November 21 at 11:47 EST .

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   StormCnter  I forgot to add that if you are looking for your own (or someone else's ) comment, be sure to click the box stating "Check Box to Include Replies". Otherwise, you won't turn up an replies. When the results come up, the articles will be listed first and then the replies at the end of the list.
November 21 at 11:49 EST .

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   StormCnter  any replies
November 21 at 11:49 EST .

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   RedWhiteBlue  Thanx for the reply StormCenter. I've been doing that for years but for some reason it doesn't work for me...does it work for you? Please trey and see if I'm just being picked on. LOL.

It just comes back and says..'Your search returned no articles.' And that is not true. Please try this for yourself and let me know. I truly would appreciate it.
November 21 at 12:36 EST .

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   StormCnter  Ok, I searched your name. You're right, it says "no articles", but there is a list of your replies. I don't know which one you are looking for.
November 21 at 13:33 EST .

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   StormCnter  There are 81 replies.
November 21 at 13:34 EST .

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   StormCnter  RWB, it's 12:47 my time, CST. I'm going to lunch and will be back in less than an hour to check for your response. In the meantime, I've got your search results pulled up on another screen and will leave them there til I hear from you.
November 21 at 13:43 EST .

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   StormCnter  I'll check back here later, or you can email me.
November 21 at 15:01 EST .

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   RedWhiteBlue  Thank you so much for your time and effort on my behalf. I checked just now again and lo and behold it did return articles even though it does say no articles....just a glitch I suppose. It is odd tho.
Thanks again....and btw I don't know how to email you.
November 21 at 22:11 EST .

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   StormCnter  Oh good. When doing a search, remember there are Articles and there are Replies. You have to click the box to get the Replies.
If you click on my name anywhere on the Connection or on the Main Forum, you'll see my email address. StormCnter@aol.com
November 22 at 05:43 EST .

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   MeiDei  This fake photograph was created by the satire web site WorldNewsBureau.com, and it was originally published in December 2013. It's back circulating this month. In addition to digitally altering the position of Biden’s hands, World News Bureau also photoshopped a bottle of liquor into Biden’s pocket. He has enough trouble keeping his hands to himself so why photoshop/manipulate when you can get a real video of him misbehaving.
   November 18 at 00:50 EST .

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   MeiDei  Will have to pay better attention to sources i.e., WorldNewsBureau, The Onion, etc.
November 18 at 12:09 EST .

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   Gram77  Rarely do I go to movies, but got an invite from some gals to go with them to see The Mountain Between Us. The book is excellent, however, personally I think the movie was weak. That often happens. You want to see an excellent movie, see The Crystal Palace.
November 15 at 08:42 EST .

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   Gram77  Apologies for posting this here. It's a miracle I even got it posted.
November 15 at 16:16 EST .

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   WAN2  Can find no reference to a movie called The Crystal Palace...
November 16 at 09:39 EST .

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   MeiDei  I think Gram meant "The Glass Palace".
November 16 at 10:09 EST .

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   Richdet  Actually the title is "The Glass Castle." Movie version of the Jeannette Walls memoir.
November 16 at 21:19 EST .

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   Richdet  Then again, there is this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqM6PXyp
5MA


Nice cameo by Queen Victoria & Prince Albert.
November 16 at 21:37 EST .

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   RedWhiteBlue  I use Firefox for internet use. All was going well foryears and all of a sudden it will not stick with the homepage that I selected. It keeps bouncing to some wierd page. I looked at the tutorial that mozilla has about this and of course they talk as itf if I understood what the heck they are talking about. These gooky writers need to get out of the cloud and live on this planet for a while. Also, why is there not a much simpler fix to a problem they obviously messed up on.
Anyone have a VERY simple and easy fix for this thing. Of course....I have Windows 10 (UGH! and it keeps pushing me over to CHROME. It really takes a lot of work to set up things the way you want and like them so I really don't like to change things around.
Seeking help AGAIN. thank you in advance.
November 14 at 09:16 EST .

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   StormCnter  RWB, I had a problem with that for a few days, it bounced to a music page. But, I have Windows 7 and my fix might not match yours. I'll do a little research and get back.
November 14 at 09:21 EST .

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   StormCnter  This is on the Firefox answer page:
"Open a tab with the web page you want to use as your home page.
Drag and drop that tab onto the Home button on your toolbar.
Click Yes to set this page as your home page."
Are those the instructions you are trying to follow? And if so, where do you get confused?
November 14 at 09:23 EST .

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   RedWhiteBlue  This is on the Firefox answer page:
"Open a tab with the web page you want to use as your home page.
Drag and drop that tab onto the Home button on your toolbar. (when I do that the window switched to that site. )
Click Yes to set this page as your home page." I don't have that option to click YES
Are those the instructions you are trying to follow? And if so, where do you get confused? No they are not the instruction ... and when I tried these instructions none of it is what you describe. I guess Win 10 works (not works! ) differently. And just as I was doing these instruction there was an so-called update to Firefox and things are looking different AGAIN! SIGH! Thanks so much for your help. I will keep trying.
November 14 at 10:33 EST .

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   Tulsa  Storm, RWB is correct. Nothing in 10 is where it was in 7. Things have been eliminated althoghter. Things have been consolidated. Things have been renamed.

I had an 'update' this am and 'bookmarks' were replaced with 'other bookmarks'. I was doing laundry, freezing stew beef and thinking bad thoughts about FF. lol

Thankfully The Suit calmly read help and found the shortest shortcut to the closest thing to normal. It's still not as it was, but it will do. I was ready to forsake FF and use Edge which I have set to my liking or Brave, ditto on settings to my liking.

I liked Ff as I prefer to browse in private. Which means I open FF with a right click, select a website and
surf/read. FF has complicated what was a very good browser unnecessairly. Do not like the update.

I'm rattled. Excuse typos and misused words.
November 14 at 12:10 EST .

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   StormCnter  What a mess! I'm sympathetic, y'all, but I have no solutions, since my Win7 is different. I will nurse my four year old computer probably until both of us die rather than get a new one with 10 installed.
November 14 at 12:16 EST .

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   Tulsa  RWB. This 'seems' to be the answer. You decide. I seriously suggest you save the link and read all before making changes.

Good luck.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how
-to-fix-preferences-wont-save


Oh and I deleted the Chrome browser when I was forced into Win. 10. Just delete it and you can not be forced to use it. I also deleted Cortena?....that thing that wanted to be my Momma!
November 14 at 12:26 EST .

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   RedWhiteBlue  OK, has anyone gone from Win10 back to Win7 with these easy instructions? It looks easy enough but i'm so afraid anymore with these technologies and i'm afraid I'll lose stuff, etc. You know the story. LOL. So has anyone tried this method? I" needed to get a new computer cuz I got that dreaded blue screen last month. So we signed up with the geeks to try and recover my old stuff from the my computer and put it on the new one. Well, I can't find too much of it and my new computer looks so different that it makes me feel uncomfortable.
November 14 at 17:51 EST .

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   RedWhiteBlue  OOOPS, I forgot to paste the instructions! LOL

Go to start, click on settings, then the update & security icon,then the recovery button, go to windows 7 or 8.1 what ever you had hit that. Then hit Get started.
November 14 at 17:52 EST .

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   Tulsa  No. I recovered from hating Win 10 in a week. I had our tech remove everything I didn't want on the desktop and the laptop. I had him fine tune both. He transferred all our favs., our address book, our emails. Then I messed with it and deleted things until I had it like I wanted it.

I never have to mess with it now. I never even think about it, I just use it, which is a massive relief after the mess Win 7 turned out to be.

Win 7 is not receiving updates ...not for the system or security updates to protect it and has not been for a long time. Why lose a new machine to an unsupported program?

We even purchased Office 365 and shared it. It can be shared on 5 devices, 5 times. So for $99 it was a deal. It cost hundreds of dollars to by Outlook, Excel, Word and 2 other things plus, which we always buy for just the two of us.

The problem I had today was a browser update and had nothing to do with Win. 10. Win 10 is basic stuff. It is far less complicated than Win. 7. All the bells and whistles are junk and easily deleted. I missed the games...Freecell, Hearts, Chess, etc. but I found 2 out of 3 at the windows store without ads and simply tape up a piece of paper to cover the ad on the 3rd game. ...More than 1 way to skin a cat, as they say.

Just buy Win 10, get it right and forget it. Just my opinion and I was livid at the prospect of being forced to do it.
November 14 at 23:25 EST .

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   StormCnter  I'm happy with Win7. I've always had the MS updates turned off, so I don't get the installations I don't want. I'm not afraid of Win10. I know how to clean out the c**p that comes with a new computer and I know how to transfer my files. But I've heard too many complaints about 10. I'll get it when I have to, but not until then.
November 15 at 05:26 EST .

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