Ian Beale

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  1. The latest sexual harassment lawsuit

    Another view http://pickeringpost.com/story/the-brazilian-beavers-bare-their-teeth/7862
  2. Shopping Around for Medical Procedures

    This might be of interest - national screening programme in Australia http://www.cancer.org.au/about-cancer/early-detection/screening-programs/bowel-cancer-screening/
  3. Can I Nominate a Minnesota Senator?

    Not Minnesota "Prat of the Year" contest at https://thepointman.wordpress.com/ Australia's Prime Minister is ahead! Well ahead of Hillary. Gives us a head start in the game of "Ours are worse than yours"
  4. Pasquali tractor

    There are a few other brands of similar configuration out of Italy. Valpadana is one.
  5. Sleeper Cars.

    One from New Zealand. Ford UK Zephyr Mark 3 was a 2.6 litre straight 6 4-door of about 100 hp. There was room to replace that with Corvette running gear. Which turned it into an E-type worrier.
  6. Deer strike back

    They don't fold - only back on the bonnet area in extreme hits. They don't add a lot to the already general inconvenience. A slight positive is the extra shelf space you get for tools. A large positive is that usually the car is drivable, though I have had to use a snig chain and a signpost to get the end of the bar back out of the wheel from a hit on the extreme end. And we have to go to all this trouble because all that you've been fed about the imminent extinction of the large kangaroo species is definitely fake news. Some years ago these bars had to be made to "crumple for pedestrian protection". A vehicle we got had a nice alloy bar connected to the vehicle by not much better than tinfoil. Until the first roo damage repair. Even the insurance companies rebelled on that requirement.
  7. National anthem protests

    "I could not agree more" https://chiefio.wordpress.com/2017/12/05/i-could-not-agree-more/
  8. The latest sexual harassment lawsuit

    I hate to speculate what it might be called but watch out when they get to cutting off heads of grain
  9. Dow passed 24,000

    Some stock exchange figures here https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2017/12/03/breaking-president-trumps-latest-approval-rating/
  10. Dow passed 24,000

    FYI " Howie says: December 3, 2017 at 12:24 am A tax calculator based on a close estimate of how the tax reform will end up. Can ya believe we got tax reform??? What a year. https://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-new-trump-tax-calculator-what-do-you-owe-2017-10-26 Reply Howie says: December 3, 2017 at 12:29 am Here is one by each state. http://taxplancalculator.com/cal From https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2017/12/03/december-3rd-2017-presidential-politics-trump-administration-day-318/
  11. I Wish Life Wasn't So Rough

    Seen some spectacular results from seeding coffee room ashtrays with shotgun powder. It didn't look like ash on its own but camouflaged well in the ash.
  12. Dow passed 24,000

    Supposedly for various reasons “Sea Level Rises Hundreds Of Feet Due To Sweat From Celebrities Waiting To Be Outed As Perverts” http://babylonbee.com/news/sea-level-rises-hundreds-feet-due-sweat-celebrities-waiting-outed-perverts/ Via https://wattsupwiththat.com/2017/12/01/friday-funny-bonus-edition-josh-on-manns-call-for-trench-warfare/#comment-2682464
  13. Anyone see the new Tesla Semi

    " Tesla's recently unveiled electric truck will require the equivalent power used by up to 4,000 homes to recharge, says Energy Live News. That's according to new analysis by an energy consultancy, which calculated it based on the range and charge time for the megacharger." http://www.smalldeadanimals.com/2017/12/we-dont-need-no-665.html and link
  14. Dow passed 24,000

    Whereas in Australia http://www.michaelsmithnews.com/2017/12/dow-jones-breaks-through-5th-1000-point-milestone-this-year-past-24000.html On the other hand http://www.michaelsmithnews.com/2017/12/kim-beazley-on-tony-abbotts-first-meeting-with-obama.html