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The Core Of The Matter Is This... Lets Play Star Trek Online!

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Hello Dwellers & Welcome To The Basement...
It's Tuesday! Let's Play Star Trek Online!

And boy talk about a change in plans, with the launch of Agents of Yesterday a number of missions were added to the Romulan play through we've been doing that take place earlier in the character's story... meaning before we can continue the Future Proof arc, got to go and tackle some of the new stuff first! So much for my cunning plan to hold off on it.... but still, we're doing missions that characters created before the expansion can tackle, so it fits with this series.

This is also the first Star Trek Online video I recorded with my new monitor, and thus I'm able to shrink the HUD down in game to allow more the action to me seen, at the expense of me trying to read smaller text... the things I put my self through...

Anyway, this mission, 'The Core Of The Mater' is the first one that existing players prior to the expansion can do, and introduces you to Daniels, …

Talking Politics: The Iowa Conundrum and New Jersey Politics

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Normally I wouldn't talk politics or the like here... but, somethings caught my attention, namely the state senate runs out in Iowa, because it appears to be a very interesting split on things thanks decisions and plans of the the governor Terry Branstad

As far as I can tell, the big issues are the state mental health facilities, two of which Branstad closed down a year ago in a very controversial decision, not to mention being open to closing the remaining two, in addition to just closing them due to a personal bias feeling the mental health care is an out dated concept... this coming from a guy who is on the board of a school that openly denies the existence of transgendered people, which of course is another can of worms.Then there is the irony of him serving on the board of a school... and making huge cuts to education, because 'spending more money doesn't matter', even though some of his opposition in the state senate…