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Old 12-08-2018, 10:26 AM   #1
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This story made me glad to be living where things are not this bad, yet. I hope to be gone before they ever do. In my pessimistic moments, I am almost certain that they will.

[Note: This has nothing to do with the immigration debate currently raging in the U.S. It is an old man's disappointment with realizing that, contrary to what he thought throughout most of his life, the human condition is getting worse, not better.]
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Old 12-08-2018, 11:36 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by 2 Timothy 3:1-7,13
 But know this, that in the last days critical times hard to deal with will be here.  For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, haughty, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, disloyal,  having no natural affection, not open to any agreement, slanderers, without self-control, fierce, without love of goodness, betrayers, headstrong, puffed up with pride, lovers of pleasures rather than lovers of God, having an appearance of godliness but proving false to its power; and from these turn away.  From among these arise men who slyly work their way into households and captivate weak women loaded down with sins, led by various desires, always learning and yet never able to come to an accurate knowledge of truth.........But wicked men and impostors will advance from bad to worse, misleading and being misled.
Things have gotten worse. And this is the tip of the iceberg.

I feel so sorry for the innocent in Venezuela. Every day they go out, there are numerous packs of wolves looking for prey. The conditions there are horrible to dwell upon.
If a man is guilty
4 what goes on inside of his mind,
then let me get the electric chair
4 all my future crimes.

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Old 12-08-2018, 06:18 PM   #3
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I have a co-worker who recently came from there and talking to her got me to check out some videos on youtube about the current situation in Venezuela. I was shocked. They went from maybe the richest country in South America to the poorest in such a short time. Their situation has been compared to that of Germany's hyper-inflation of the Weimar Republic after World War I where people are selling everything they have and they're still starving. There's a mass exodus of its people and cities that were once thriving are like ghost towns with only a smattering of homeless wandering the streets.

I wasn't surprised in the least to hear the news that the accident was caused by bandits.
Support the Personal Bodyguard DH or the one-and-done DH
(I think they're both better than both the AL and NL games)
With the advent of openers, I prefer the Personal Bodyguard over the SP-only DH
and more flexible substitution rules.

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I was in Venezuela in the mid 80's. There was poverty to be sure, but there was also peace in even the remote regions. I visited an oil town called El Tigre and enjoyed it despite not being able to speak the language. I was very comfortable in Caracas. It is sad to see what has happened to the country today. I think top players will now have to consider whether to continue to support their country by playing winter ball there.
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