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by seb146
Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Raising taxes on the rich does not work
Replies: 31
Views: 691

Re: Raising taxes on the rich does not work

I am seeing dips going together when tax rates go down, receipts go down and when tax rates go up, receipts go up. Maybe another line that should be overlayed is government spending? The deficit and debt have both gone out of control since trickle down started....

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by seb146
Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists
Replies: 66
Views: 1713

Re: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists

Oh my Gosh!! You have literally hit all of the talking points that the Faux News Channel quacks hypnotize their viewers with. First of all: No, black unemployment is not at its lowest point because of anything this idiot has done. It takes annual cycles and models that show changes over time to sho...

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by seb146
Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists
Replies: 66
Views: 1713

Re: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists

Calling people racists WITH NO FACTS??? Are you kidding me?? No, we will improve race relations when people, who the MAGA group is vastly made up of, take their blinders off that are keeping them from acknowledging the clear FACTS that prove the racism. Trump says and does things every day that are...

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by seb146
Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Americans and electric stoves
Replies: 68
Views: 1441

Re: Americans and electric stoves

Who has gas delivered and stored in tanks? I have never heard of this. Maybe it is an East Coast thing. I prefer electric because of maintenance. It is easier to change out an element rather than deal with gas lines and the flints. My mother in law has gas and one of the burners is hard to start. I...

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by seb146
Mon Jun 24, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists
Replies: 66
Views: 1713

Re: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists

Fact check: 19.8 million Americans qualify as "white evangelicals" by demographic standards. President Trump received 63 million votes in 2016. In what world is just over 31% (pretending they ALL went out to vote for him, which didn't happen) a 'vast majority'? Go to his rallies. One does...

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by seb146
Mon Jun 24, 2019 2:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists
Replies: 66
Views: 1713

Re: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists

While people like Robert Mueller and Kamala Harris, who aren't exactly team MAGA, might be completely ok with putting and keeping innocent people in prison Which "innocent people" did Robert Mueller put in prison? https://www.bostonherald.com/2019/01/30/howie-carr-muellers-hands-dirty-in-...

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by seb146
Mon Jun 24, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists
Replies: 66
Views: 1713

Re: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists

The vast majority of MAGA supporters are white evangelicals. Fact check: 19.8 million Americans qualify as "white evangelicals" by demographic standards. President Trump received 63 million votes in 2016. In what world is just over 31% (pretending they ALL went out to vote for him, which ...

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by seb146
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists
Replies: 66
Views: 1713

Re: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists

No it isn't, you are the only one constantly saying that. It has everything to do with the original topic, the TA specifically mentioned this is a problem only with conservatives and especially team MAGA. I haven't watched the documentary which is no doubt a hit job attempt at Trump 2020. I will se...

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by seb146
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists
Replies: 66
Views: 1713

Re: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists

With MAGA ppl doing their upmost to convince ppl that living in the past is where the future lies is a failure from the outset because they have no conviction to anything - except selfishness and greed. No conviction to country nor Consitution, No conviction to the Rights of any and every disenfran...

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by seb146
Sun Jun 23, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Americans and electric stoves
Replies: 68
Views: 1441

Re: Americans and electric stoves

Who has gas delivered and stored in tanks? I have never heard of this. Hank Hill has a sad.. Indeed. Now try mentioning a gas floor furnace to anyone from outside the Southeastern US... They will have no earthly idea what you're talking about. When I was growing up, we had one of these. Cascade Nat...

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by seb146
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists
Replies: 66
Views: 1713

Re: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists

Every single day people are wrongly accused and convicted in this country. Sorry to hear things are this bad over in Germany. Was Oregon annexed and I not told? When did the invasion happen? Seems like an awful lot of effort for Germans to go from Europe to the American West Coast. We do have a Can...

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by seb146
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shoes, feet...
Replies: 17
Views: 521

Re: Shoes, feet...

I think I have 75 pair of shoes. We are now allowed to wear any shoes we want at work, so I have started wearing any of them that are appropriate (no sandals). While I was wearing them at work, I discovered my most favorite pair are falling apart. 1998 Nike Son Of Glove II the soles are coming apar...

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by seb146
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pat Robertson: Feel Free to Disregard What the Bible Says About Divorce
Replies: 15
Views: 790

Re: Pat Robertson: Feel Free to Disregard What the Bible Says About Divorce

This is why I still don't understand why the Republican party has appointed themselves the morality police. They say one thing but do the opposite.

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by seb146
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Americans and electric stoves
Replies: 68
Views: 1441

Re: Americans and electric stoves

Who has gas delivered and stored in tanks? I have never heard of this. Maybe it is an East Coast thing. I prefer electric because of maintenance. It is easier to change out an element rather than deal with gas lines and the flints. My mother in law has gas and one of the burners is hard to start. It...

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by seb146
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shoes, feet...
Replies: 17
Views: 521

Re: Shoes, feet...

I think I have 75 pair of shoes. We are now allowed to wear any shoes we want at work, so I have started wearing any of them that are appropriate (no sandals). While I was wearing them at work, I discovered my most favorite pair are falling apart. 1998 Nike Son Of Glove II the soles are coming apart...

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by seb146
Sun Jun 23, 2019 3:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists
Replies: 66
Views: 1713

Re: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists

Part of the problem is education on both sides. Minorities need better schools and whites need to understand that not all minorities are criminals. Sentencing guidelines need to be more even. A minority will get a longer sentence for the same crime as a white person. So, either give the white perso...

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by seb146
Sun Jun 23, 2019 2:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Paul Hardcastle fans here?
Replies: 10
Views: 380

Re: Any Paul Hardcastle fans here?

I didn't know he was still around! I will have to go listen!

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by seb146
Sun Jun 23, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists
Replies: 66
Views: 1713

Re: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists

No and no. It is about minorities getting longer sentences than whites. It is about "very fine people" like the one who murdered counter protesters in Charlottesville being given cover by the occupant of the White House and people like you. When did I give them cover? Can you provide the ...

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by seb146
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists
Replies: 66
Views: 1713

Re: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists

Every single day people are wrongly accused and convicted in this country. Moderates and progressives need to take back the Senate, the House and the White House. This whole MAGA thing needs to go the way of the north Idaho neonazis. The sooner the better. I just wish you cared this much when 3 kid...

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by seb146
Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists
Replies: 66
Views: 1713

Re: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists

Part of the problem is education on both sides. Minorities need better schools and whites need to understand that not all minorities are criminals. Sentencing guidelines need to be more even. A minority will get a longer sentence for the same crime as a white person. So, either give the white person...

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by seb146
Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines retro jet?
Replies: 20
Views: 3483

Re: Southwest Airlines retro jet?

I never heard why they got the name "Southwest" when they started off flying only in Texas and are based at DAL.

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by seb146
Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I have a theory about dragons
Replies: 30
Views: 1039

Re: I have a theory about dragons

You're taking what I said too literally. I never implied that Loch Ness was real and I never said that dragons actually existed. And yes, we all know that bats and reptiles cannot procreate. That was not the point I was getting after........Use your imagination a bit more and think outside of the b...

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by seb146
Sat Jun 22, 2019 2:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists
Replies: 66
Views: 1713

Re: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists

There are like 10 people on this site I really respect and trust. I know what you are doing and I agree but there are too many who think this is fake and who will read you to filth. Which is too bad. Every single day people are wrongly accused and convicted in this country. But, because the current ...

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by seb146
Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 316
Views: 12862

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

Even though nothing has happened yet, is it too early to talk about how the VA will deal with the long term casualties if this ever happens? We know Republicans love veterans oh so much so this is something cadet bone spurs and those in the swamp with him need to think about......

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by seb146
Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I have a theory about dragons
Replies: 30
Views: 1039

Re: I have a theory about dragons

Some people say the Loch Ness monster is likely a Plesiosaur or a descendant of it. And yet no one has ever seen it...... or found one washed ashore, or took a picture of it... Bats could also have served as inspiration. Theoretically, combining a bat and a lizard like reptile would result in a dra...

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by seb146
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines retro jet?
Replies: 20
Views: 3483

Re: Southwest Airlines retro jet?

I miss air traffic.

Anyway, there are two, apparently. N714CB and N711HK. My question is: When will they come up with a TranStar retro jet?

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by seb146
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sprint vs. T-Mobile, etc.
Replies: 8
Views: 465

Re: Sprint vs. T-Mobile, etc.

I had this conversation with my new manager. He lived in Tampa for a long time and said that Sprint is the best there but here in Oregon he has horrible service. I noticed that Sprint is spotty at best on the West Coast. T-Mobile is okay. I have been with Verizon for almost 10 years and have never h...

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by seb146
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I have a theory about dragons
Replies: 30
Views: 1039

Re: I have a theory about dragons

All of the bears and coyotes but the forest is not littered with their bones? After all the other scavengers of the forest have stripped a corpse of its soft tissues, beavers will eat the remaining bones for the calcium. That's why after a year all there was left of a certain aviator who went missi...

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by seb146
Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 316
Views: 12862

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

Sounds like he's trying to avoid an armed conflict with Iran. Isn't that what you wanted? How so? He's talking out of both sides of his mouth and can't get his story straight. Which part are we to believe, O apologist whisperer? Again, is calling for a strike and then canceling it 10 minutes out av...

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by seb146
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 316
Views: 12862

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

Not all his advisers talk to him. They just make decisions on their own because they don't trust him. I just wonder if this was one of those times. Also, let's go back and read through the numerous tweets about Obama wanting war to get reelected.

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by seb146
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I have a theory about dragons
Replies: 30
Views: 1039

Re: I have a theory about dragons

As far as Loch Ness, it could be a sturgeon. When engineers were building the first dam on the Columbia River, they saw massive sturgeon. They didn't know what to think of it. Also, there are creatures in the sea we are still discovering. Divers in Oregon just discovered barrels labeled "Agent ...

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by seb146
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I have a theory about dragons
Replies: 30
Views: 1039

I have a theory about dragons

Dragons exist in many cultures around the world and in various forms. I know scientists say the most logical theory about the dinosaurs dying off is a meteor strike. What if smaller dinosaurs lived on and evolved? Many lived through ice ages and evolved until the middle ages and were killed off by h...

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by seb146
Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Quinnipiac Poll June 11, 2019: Top Dems Lead Trump In Head-To-Head Matchups
Replies: 81
Views: 3605

Re: Quinnipiac Poll June 11, 2019: Top Dems Lead Trump In Head-To-Head Matchups

It makes me chuckle that his rah-rah supporters (most likely foreign on this message board) expect his support to stay the same ... and somehow magically grow! I hear with my own ears many, many people (i.e. independents) are incredibly tired of this Debacle in Chief. Living in Trump country myself...

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by seb146
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Our Power as Consumers
Replies: 7
Views: 536

Re: Our Power as Consumers

A lot of people have short term memory, are easily distracted, or think "I am just one person so it does not matter". People need to keep reminding themselves and others why plastic is bad and why cutting six-pack rings is the thing to do or why to or not shop at certain chains.

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by seb146
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Quinnipiac Poll June 11, 2019: Top Dems Lead Trump In Head-To-Head Matchups
Replies: 81
Views: 3605

Re: Quinnipiac Poll June 11, 2019: Top Dems Lead Trump In Head-To-Head Matchups

Don't worry, everyone! The current occupant of the White House kicked off his campaign against Hillary so we all know he will win, since he thinks he is running against Hillary again...... His Misogyny and Racism will declare that he must run against Hillary and Obama regardless of whether they are...

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by seb146
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles
Replies: 102
Views: 4150

Re: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles

Say you abolish the Fed, then what? Who fills the role they play? The market of course. Former Fed chairman Alan Greenspan had that same thought before market collapse 10 years ago. Then he changed his view at least partially. https://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/24/business/economy/24panel.html Mr. Wax...

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by seb146
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Quinnipiac Poll June 11, 2019: Top Dems Lead Trump In Head-To-Head Matchups
Replies: 81
Views: 3605

Re: Quinnipiac Poll June 11, 2019: Top Dems Lead Trump In Head-To-Head Matchups

Don't worry, everyone! The current occupant of the White House kicked off his campaign against Hillary so we all know he will win, since he thinks he is running against Hillary again......

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by seb146
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shanahan Quits
Replies: 21
Views: 1207

Re: Shanahan Quits

Just wow. No you are bringing race into this? Holy smokes. This is just straight over the top. Just wow. Pathetic race baiting on your part. shameful. Mike Drop Did I trigger you because you're upset that it happens, or you're upset I pointed it out? Not triggered, just disappointed that you are tr...

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by seb146
Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shanahan Quits
Replies: 21
Views: 1207

Re: Shanahan Quits

There are a number of swamp dwellers who have left their positions and many have yet to be filled by a permanent appointee. This is concentrating power at the top under one person. And we should all be outraged. This is what dictators do. Putin and Pinoche and Dutarte and Mugabe and Duvalier. Combi...

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by seb146
Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shanahan Quits
Replies: 21
Views: 1207

Re: Shanahan Quits

Sorry Seb, but it is America. We have a "leader" hand picked by Russia who thinks he is running against Hillary again. Tell me who the actual, sworn-in and vetted and Senate confirmed heads of these departments are? If you look down the list, they are "acting" as opposed to actu...

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by seb146
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shanahan Quits
Replies: 21
Views: 1207

Re: Shanahan Quits

There are a number of swamp dwellers who have left their positions and many have yet to be filled by a permanent appointee. This is concentrating power at the top under one person. And we should all be outraged. This is what dictators do. Putin and Pinoche and Dutarte and Mugabe and Duvalier. Combin...

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by seb146
Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles
Replies: 102
Views: 4150

Re: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles

I wonder of the right wingers think capital gains tax is income tax? There are taxes the very wealthy pay that we working people do not. I wonder if "income tax" is just a broad brush term they use? I am just putting it out there. Some right wingers, I am sure, know the difference and make...

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by seb146
Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buttigieg: Certain There Has Already Been a Gay Pres
Replies: 35
Views: 1716

Re: Buttigieg: Certain There Has Already Been a Gay Pres

Who at Fox News would care if we had a gay president in the past or if someone said that? The same people whose heads exploded with tan suit , bike helmet , dijon mustard , shoes on desk , business casual in Oval Office , and coffee salute . Sean Hannity was making a joke of Obama going to a diner ...

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by seb146
Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Economy Drops To No3 in Competitiveness
Replies: 52
Views: 3127

Re: US Economy Drops To No3 in Competitiveness

Let me explain this again in very simple terms. The United States does not tax wealth. It taxes income. Right. So, these CEOs who receive $1 a year in income as salary are not taxed. Thanks for proving our point. https://www.businessinsider.com/ceos-who-take-1-dollar-salary-or-less-2015-8 https://e...

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by seb146
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Economy Drops To No3 in Competitiveness
Replies: 52
Views: 3127

Re: US Economy Drops To No3 in Competitiveness

Let me explain this again in very simple terms. The United States does not tax wealth. It taxes income. Right. So, these CEOs who receive $1 a year in income as salary are not taxed. Thanks for proving our point. https://www.businessinsider.com/ceos-who-take-1-dollar-salary-or-less-2015-8 https://e...

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by seb146
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Economy Drops To No3 in Competitiveness
Replies: 52
Views: 3127

Re: US Economy Drops To No3 in Competitiveness

The top 1% paid less in taxes last year while we working at the bottom paid more than we had in years past. This statement is patently false. Your opinion is shaped by a falsehood. It’s time to reasses your opinion. Actually, my opinion is shaped by what I see in real life. Growing up poor in the U...

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by seb146
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buttigieg: Certain There Has Already Been a Gay Pres
Replies: 35
Views: 1716

Re: Buttigieg: Certain There Has Already Been a Gay Pres

You are suggesting that homosexuality makes someone different or abnormal. I don't share that viewpoint, nor do I think that a President's sexual orientation has any bearing on their ability to serve in office. This thread is, frankly, disturbing. The same Republicans who say "so he slept with...

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by seb146
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buttigieg: Certain There Has Already Been a Gay Pres
Replies: 35
Views: 1716

Re: Buttigieg: Certain There Has Already Been a Gay Pres

Quite the false equivalency. Sleeping with hookers is a crime. Being gay is not. The Republican party would disagree. There is a bill stalled in the Senate that would grant equal protections for LGBTQ people. Guess which party controls the Senate? It is still legal to discriminate against LGBTQ peo...

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by seb146
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Quinnipiac Poll June 11, 2019: Top Dems Lead Trump In Head-To-Head Matchups
Replies: 81
Views: 3605

Re: Quinnipiac Poll June 11, 2019: Terrible News, Donald!

Reading through the second link, I see nothing about paying hush money. What do you think Trump and Stormy signed a legally binding contract for, deferred prostitution services? Not only did Stormy admit the sex was consensual and she did it because she wanted to, you cannot enter a legally binding...

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by seb146
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Economy Drops To No3 in Competitiveness
Replies: 52
Views: 3127

Re: US Economy Drops To No3 in Competitiveness

It’s absurd to say that the wealthy pay “little to no taxes.” The top one percent of income earners contribute over a quarter of all federal revenues. The top quintile pays 69%. So, no. You definitely aren’t “propping them up.” Quite the opposite. The top 1% paid less in taxes last year while we wo...

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