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a bored Trump now wants to replace the FBI building in DC

By ann summers Lord Dampnut is now more Master Builder than baiter, considering the lack of adult entertainment at the WH. As if chocolate cake and 134 days of golf weren’t enough, the unhingery continues with Trump indulging himself with … Continue reading

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TCS: Last of the Great Train Stations

Good Morning! ________________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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The Carvers of Ripon

  What remains of my family in the U.K. is spread rather far and wide. What this means in practical terms, is that if I want visit them all in one trip, I have some long drives ahead of me. … Continue reading

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Structural substitution and the logic of urban modernism

By ann summers occupying a space for a time en.wikipedia.org/… Here are some examples of cultural substitution in the built environment that articulate multiple meanings and identify an axis or axes of more than geodetic importance. Every historical site is both monumental and … Continue reading

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