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Mike Arringdale
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Attended John Burroughs High School
Lives in Cape Coral, FL
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This article hardly needs any comment. It is ironic, however that the great anti-American propagandist would even speak the word "truth".
rather-dan-udemy. Raising eyebrows among some critics, former CBS anchor Dan Rather is now teaching an online course focused on ethics in journalism. Called “Journalism & Finding the Truth in the News” and offered through Udemy, the class is aimed at both media career aspirants and the general ...
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More people who care about America are distancing themselves from Trump. This is an important read.
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After recently upgrading my Arch system, Clementine broke.  When I try to play an mp3, I see an error message: "GStreamer could not create the element: autoaudiosink.  Please make sure that you have installed all necessary GStreamer plugins f(eg OGG and MP3"  The kernel was upgraded from 4.4.5-1 to 4.5.0-1 and Clementine was upgraded from 1.2.3 to 1.3.  I have installed 
gstreamer0.10-bad, 
gstreamer0.10-bad-plugins, 
gstreamer0.10-base,
gstreamer0.10-base-plugins,
gstreamer0.10-good,
gstreamer0.10-good-plugins,
gstreamer0.10-ugly,
gstreamer0.10-ugly-plugins, and
gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg.
Any ideas?
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+Ryan Christie I agree.  I installed tomahawk just to see what its like.  I like the album covers laid out, but I still prefer Clementine.
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I know this is a long article but it is well worth the read.  It states clearly why Cruz is not just the best candidate in this current race, but may actually be the leader we have been looking for.

http://directorblue.blogspot.com/2016/04/the-objective-standard-ted-cruz-for.html#more
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I would like very much to see an end to the winner take all method of assigning delegates in the primaries.  It seems to me to move power away from the voters.  What good can come from not assigning delegates in the proportion of the votes.
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Ash Carter doesn't seem to understand that bringing technical innovation to the Defense Department is the purpose and function of DARPA.  That's the same DARPA that brought you the internet.
Eric Schmidt, the former chief executive officer of Google, has agreed to head a new Pentagon advisory board aimed at bringing Silicon Valley innovation and best practices to the U.S. military, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Wednesday. Carter is due to discuss the new Defense Innovation Advisory Board with Schmidt during the annual RSA cybersecurity conference in San Francisco. Schmidt is now the executive chairman of Alphabet Inc , the par...
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There should be NO official US presence at Castro's funeral.
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Generally in libre calc the current cell has a box around it. On one of my several computers the box is not displayed, but the column and row designators are highlighted. I cannot find an option that would control this.
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Glad to hear you got it fixed.
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I had softened my anti-Trump stance somewhat after considering that allowing Hillary to appoint several Supreme Court justices would be devastating for the country. That was before Trump spent 12 minutes publicly attacking in a very personal way the judge in the Trump University case. It is astounding that one who aspires to think for the entire country doesn't think it would be smart to keep quiet about the judge in your high profile fraud case. WHO IS THIS GUY?
The presumptive GOP nominee devotes 12 minutes of a 58-minute address to the suit
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That's what sadly won me over, selling my conscience 
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Today for several hours I interacted with tech support from Century Link in trying to get problems with a new/faster internet connection solved.  The symptoms were bizarre but should not have been overwhelming.  It was like trying to deal with folks on the other side of the bars at the zoo's monkey house.  Problem is that by now I'm not sure who was in and who was out.
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I am reminded that today is Viet Nam Veterans Day.  I am proud of my service during that time, but after thinking about it for a long time I have come to some conclusions that I would like to share.  We should not go to war unless there are compelling reasons of national security to do so.  The reasons should be compelling enough for the president to seek and obtain the backing of congress and the public.  Once committed we should fight to win.  Those who commit us should be held accountable.  If we go to war and then quit or loose, the leaders responsible should be tried for murder.
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald took time out of their busy schedules Tuesday to honor veterans of the Vietnam War.
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+Mike Arringdale yes I also got sucked into the emotions...not now, not ever again, yes your 100% correct & I proved I was not racist in 08 ...but not really, this time I am looking at my 6 mo old grandson & I know what killary will do to him & his GOD GIVEN RIGHTS
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Anyone who believes that socialism can work for the people of a country need to read about Venezuela and how socialism has affected its economy and its citizens' quality of life
Hospitals lack basic medications and birth control is scarce as the country reels from an economic crisis.
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100 ton master - small boat captain
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scuba and free diving, spearfishing, C programming, PC network installations
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  • Retired
    computer systems engineer
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Cape Coral, FL
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Burbank, California - Huntington, NY - Winchester, VA - Frederick, MD - Freeport, Grand Bahama - Cape Coral, FL
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Computer systems engineer.  Boater. Diver, Spearfisherman, Amateur Political Analyst. 
X Skydiver, X Hang Glider Pilot, X Navy
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Licensed Boat Captain (100 ton master)
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  • John Burroughs High School
    College Prep, 1961
  • United States Naval Academy
    General Engineering, 1966
  • Glendale College
    EE, 1966
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The food and service were surprisingly good. I had grilled tuna. It was a large portion on a bed of rice; done perfectly - slightly rare, and spiced just right. I cannot remember having better.
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Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
We cannot recommend Rincon highly enough. Food is authentic Cuban and very tasty. Portions are large enough that we always take some home. Cost is very inexpensive. The service is more than friendly - we have always been treated like family even though we are not Cuban.
Food: ExcellentDecor: Very GoodService: Excellent
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Very good, simple Mexican food in a friendly family setting
Public - 7 years ago
reviewed 7 years ago