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Voter ID?
This one puzzles me a little, and I tend to agree that this should be judged on its merits rather than political motivation. Seems to me you need ID to get into a bar or buy alcohol, and as I reca...

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 24, 3:16pm

Re: Re: Re: Tightening up the voting rights
I have to agree with Tom on this one Brad. You are, in my experience of Republicans (which includes pretty much all my family) very reasonable. Gives me hope too ;)

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 24, 3:07pm

Re: Re: Philosophy and accounting
"How would you alter the 2nd amendment? I think once you start trying to clarify things you just open up a can of worms. We would constantly be changing the amendment for changes in technology...

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 24, 2:11pm

Philosophy and accounting
I must confess, accounting is not my strong point. I basically try to stay out of debt and keep food, shelter and health at the top of my priorities. Although I pay taxes, they are removed from m...

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 24, 1:00pm

Re: Cali
Good idea Ben. I have some beach front property in mind myself. Should be able to pick it up for a song soon!

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 23, 5:39pm

Re: Re: Is California really that big of a burden
Nick, it sounds to me like California is the biggest burden on itself. That stinks of inept state government, and a reason to begrudge paying taxes at many levels. This does not make the idea of ...

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 23, 5:23pm

Re: Re: Re: Cali
Hmmm, the per capita federal aid that I've drummed up is interesting indeed: 1) D.C $4,656.06 per person 2) Vermont $2,873.67 3) ALaska $2,574.68 4) New York $2,301.14 5)Massachusetts 2,...

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 23, 3:22pm

Is California really that big of a burden
Sorry for asking the question, my understanding of economics is not great, but according to Wikipedia "In 2008, when measured as a percentage of GDP, California had the 6th highest tax burden ...

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 23, 2:10pm

Re: Not fries
Call them anything you lie as long as it doesn't have the word French it in. And don't forget good old gravy for dipping your chips ;) Nick, I hear what you're saying about having s...

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 23, 1:16pm

Re: Re: We don't need or want the French
I would be keen to help, as long as you don't call them "French fries".

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 22, 7:46pm

All Reader Reviews by Lynn Tramper

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Trail Designs SideWinder for AGG 2qt pot
First of all, apologies for cross-posting this review. I initially put it n the cookware category and can't move it (Mods feel free to delete the other review). I have been using this cook syst...

In Stoves - Other
October 18, 12:50pm

Granite Gear Nimbus Meridian
I want to love this pack, I really do. It is comfortable, it is roomy enough for most trips, it fits well, carries heavier laods well, and has all the feature I could want in a pack (I got extra poc...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
October 17, 7:17pm

Trail designs SideWinder
I have been using this cook system for the last few months, and it is by far the best offering that the folks at Trail Designs has yet come up with. My system is designed to fit around, AND in th...

In Cookware - Other
October 17, 6:53pm

Packa s/m 2008 model
I thought it better to keep the Packa reviews in one place, so this applies to the 2009 medium/large Packa. To be honest, I wanted a Roger Caffin style poncho, but could see it was going to take me m...

In Clothing - Raingear
October 18, 1:57pm

Backpacking Light Merino UL Pants
I use these for around camp and sleep wear, so have not (yet) had any problems with durability. For my main use they are simply brilliant. This merino is the frist wool I've found that isn't...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
January 18, 12:23pm

Trail Designs Caldera Keg
This cool little cookset is just perfect for my solo trips. "The lightest , most stable, wind resistant, and efficient cooking system you can buy." says the Trail Designs website, and I don...

In Cookware - Other
January 15, 6:41pm

Antigravity Gear 2 liter pot
I also have the anodised version of this pot. True about the slippery issue, but a few seconds with and orbital sander on the bottom solved the problem. I have used this pot for several years fo...

In Cookware - Other
January 15, 6:34pm

Trail Designs and Titanium Goat Ti-Tri
I have carried this "stove" for 14 nights in the field now, and it has become my go-to stove. Even after 7 days of continuous rain, I was able to find enough dry-ish wood to cook AND have a ...

In Stoves - Alcohol
January 15, 6:25pm

Backpacking Light FeatherLite Vapor Mitts
Please note: I am reviewing the 2005 version of this glove. I found the basic design/shape of this glove to be good (I like the gauntlet style), but the insulation was a joke. Extremely flat, low l...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 07, 6:27pm

BPL Thorofare Trekking Pants
These are my all time favourites. They've kept me comfortable in everything from snowboarding to windswept ridge hikes to calm and hot uphill hikes. They are comfortable, light, and dry in an in...

In Clothing - Raingear
December 07, 11:58am