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Old 03-13-2019, 12:00 AM   #1996
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Fucking COBRA.

Do I look like I am made out of money now that I have a a superabundance of free time?

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Old 03-13-2019, 03:36 AM   #1997
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As long as this is sort of about daylight saving time, I would like to see a Constitutional amendment that prohibits any political unit (city, county, state, etc.) from authorizing any time system that does not have 12 o'clock Noon occur at the solar meridian, i.e. straight up.
In other words, all of the United States must permanently remain on Standard Time, with "Saving" time outlawed forever.
Can't do that, the lower 48 has 4 time zones. The Sun would be straight up at noon in only one spot in each time zone.
So the referendum would have to be written differently, or create a bunch of new time zones which I don't think is a viable idea.

You and I know what you wrote means in spirit, most people would, but somebody with money and a lawyer could hammer that amendment to death in the courts.

It's pretty fucked up the way the time zones are laid out anyway.
Pacific plus Central stretch coast to coast?
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Old 03-13-2019, 01:00 PM   #1998
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Blame the railroads.
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Old 03-14-2019, 01:15 PM   #1999
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I dunno where that time zone map came from, but Florida is definitely on Eastern time.
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Old 03-14-2019, 01:36 PM   #2000
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That's what I thought, when Google Search threw this at me I was surprised.
Also the Pacific time stretching all the way to Texas under the Mountain Time.

http://trip8.co/us-time-zone-map-wit...ure-of-united/
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Old 03-14-2019, 01:45 PM   #2001
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I dunno where that time zone map came from, but Florida is definitely on Eastern time.
Michigan too
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Old 03-14-2019, 01:49 PM   #2002
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Burnt the toast.

Burnt the bacon.

Eggs are greasy.

I fucked up everything on the plate. Everything.

Fuck.
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Old 03-14-2019, 01:50 PM   #2003
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I'm about to smoke the biggest fucking joint.

Unless I fuck that up, too.
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