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      Fun Stuff about US States

      We are justified by works - just not our own.

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      Hmmmmm, just a big black rectangle?

      Here is a trivia question on the geography of the USA.

      Pelee Island in Lake Erie is the southernmost point of Canada. Two questions:

      1. How many American states lie entirely further north than Pelee Island?

      2. How many American states lie in part further north than Pelee Island?

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      What about the long held idea of splitting Northern Virginia from the rest of the Commonwealth? https://www.washingtonian.com/2008/1...he-51st-state/

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      I just saw that video on YouTube yesterday, it's quite fascinating. Thanks for posting this, I put this as a Featured Thread.

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      Only thing I find fun about America is your president .other than that no idea I don't live there.

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      Quote Originally Posted by ~Jo~ View Post
      Only thing I find fun about America is your president .other than that no idea I don't live there.
      You like to laugh at him?
      "Christianity does not require more work but more trust." Pr. Jonathan Fisk
      "Bearing fruit does not make you a branch. A branch is a branch because it grows from the vine." Pr. Jonathan Fisk
      "A Christian's life is not defined by what the Christian does. It is defined by Christ and what He has done for us." Pr. Rolf David Preus

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      I actually think his the worst president you ever had not that I know about your other presidents .I did like Obama tho..but he wasn't everyone's fave I'm sure.. as for making me laugh not really ..

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      Quote Originally Posted by ~Jo~ View Post
      I actually think his the worst president you ever had not that I know about your other presidents .I did like Obama tho..but he wasn't everyone's fave I'm sure.. as for making me laugh not really ..
      We've had worst presidents who have put this country into such debt and high unemployment levels that I don't regard Trump as being in that category. CNN reports only the bad news about him as well as bad opinions but there are so many news releases not being shown on some news media concerning the good things he's done for the country.
      "Christianity does not require more work but more trust." Pr. Jonathan Fisk
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      This thread isn't about Trump.....

      While I did not vote for him, IMO he has not proven to be what I feared. I REALLY like his court appointments (perhaps the single most important thing US presidents do) and elsewhere he has done okay. I'm still uncomfortable with his business "how to make a deal" approach to things (lots of hyperbole, lots of overreaching with the hope of a "deal" somewhere between, etc.) and all his noise.... but in terms of what he's actually done, he's not been so bad. I WISH he would have deleted and replaced Obamacare, I WISH the tax thing had been much cleaner, but all in all..... The two supreme court appointments alone make me happy that Hilary didn't win.


      Back to the topic....


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      Fun fact about Texas, Texas comes from the word "tejas" meaning "friend" in spanish. Tejano music is basically Texano.
      Music in spanish is Musikas which is the same in Czech, Czechs/Bohemians were settled along the Colorado river in south Texas in Spanish camps, Tejano music originated from Polka (Germanic/Czech/Bohemian) which is why the "friends" have such a similar sound

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