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by seb146
Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles
Replies: 17
Views: 483

Re: Educating Airliners.net

More importantly, why would he post a video disguised as a campaign video for Trump especially for Germans and the Netherlands? Where do you, people, see in a simple macroeconomics lecture some Trump propaganda or hate speech? The name of Trump isn’t anywhere close there. That said however, I agree...

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by seb146
Sat Jun 15, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Federal Employees: According to Donald Trump, the Hatch Act does not matter
Replies: 24
Views: 741

Re: Federal Employees: According to Donald Trump, the Hatch Act does not matter

No, just different words. The established penalty should have been used in the past and the precedent would have set. Now, Trump uses weasel words to get to same point as in the past. None of the offenders have been subject to the law, which never included a free pass for the violation. Lett8ng you...

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by seb146
Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Quinnipiac Poll June 11, 2019: Terrible News, Donald!
Replies: 29
Views: 1079

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

DL717 wrote:
Tugger wrote:
Dems accepted defeat and transitioned.

Tugg


Laughable.


Which explains the state legislatures that turned Democrat and the House turning Democrat and "solid" Republican states showing they will turn Democrat. You make such a valid point, DL....

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by seb146
Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Economy Drops To No3 in Competitiveness
Replies: 28
Views: 1693

Re: US Economy Drops To No3 in Competitiveness

Republicans insist that health care is a privilege and the health care companies, from research to manufacture of medication to hospitals to doctors to ambulance, are for-profit. THAT is the problem with American health care. So it's not tax credits for corporates? I'm having trouble keeping up. Lo...

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by seb146
Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansas for possible governor's run
Replies: 73
Views: 2048

Re: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansa for possible governor's run

At least you are embracing your double standard. There are criminals, liars, perverts, and a-holes in both political parties. Elizebeth Warren used a virtually non existent Native American heritage to advance her career, and despite that no I don’t recall calling her Pocahontas. And while I made th...

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by seb146
Sat Jun 15, 2019 5:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Federal Employees: According to Donald Trump, the Hatch Act does not matter
Replies: 24
Views: 741

Re: Federal Employees: According to Donald Trump, the Hatch Act does not matter

I said fired, and I meant it, if doing the minimum is all you’re going to do, but seeing as all the previous administrations gave a “pass”, what’s the precedent? The precedent set by prior administrations can’t be excluded, it matters. As a wing commander said when I asked about a waiver, “what wil...

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by seb146
Sat Jun 15, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansas for possible governor's run
Replies: 73
Views: 2048

Re: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansa for possible governor's run

Really? Eva Braun? You are comparing her to Eva Braun? Don't you think this is over the top and unnecessary? This is toxic stuff. It's perfectly acceptable to dislike Trump and his policies, but this is just too far. Do you even want to live in the same country with Republicans or do all of you fol...

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by seb146
Sat Jun 15, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansas for possible governor's run
Replies: 73
Views: 2048

Re: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansa for possible governor's run

Not supporting Eva Braun doesn't mean you don't support women. Really? Eva Braun? You are comparing her to Eva Braun? Don't you think this is over the top and unnecessary? This is toxic stuff. It's perfectly acceptable to dislike Trump and his policies, but this is just too far. Do you even want to...

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by seb146
Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Federal Employees: According to Donald Trump, the Hatch Act does not matter
Replies: 24
Views: 741

Re: Federal Employees: According to Donald Trump, the Hatch Act does not matter

I said fired, and I meant it, if doing the minimum is all you’re going to do, but seeing as all the previous administrations gave a “pass”, what’s the precedent? The precedent set by prior administrations can’t be excluded, it matters. As a wing commander said when I asked about a waiver, “what wil...

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by seb146
Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tax payer funded religious liberty discriminates against...religion
Replies: 16
Views: 777

Re: Tax payer funded religious liberty discriminates against...religion

That is sorta what this country was founded on. Btw how many Muslim orphanages are there in the US? The country was founded on religious freedom. Freedom to practice whatever religion one chooses with zero government involvement. Government is separate from religion. It that were true there would b...

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by seb146
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tax payer funded religious liberty discriminates against...religion
Replies: 16
Views: 777

Re: Tax payer funded religious liberty discriminates against...religion

I'm certain you will have no problem with a Muslim orphanage refusing adoptions to Christians parents. God bless your tolerance to all religions, since this is what these laws are supposedly about... That is sorta what this country was founded on. Btw how many Muslim orphanages are there in the US?...

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by seb146
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Federal Employees: According to Donald Trump, the Hatch Act does not matter
Replies: 24
Views: 741

Re: Federal Employees: According to Donald Trump, the Hatch Act does not matter

Fired, bureaucrats under the Hatch Act can be criminally punished, firing isn’t even punishment. GF And under the current administration, none of that is happening. The current administration said they do not care if they break the law. What good are laws if they are not going to be followed? If yo...

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by seb146
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Federal Employees: According to Donald Trump, the Hatch Act does not matter
Replies: 24
Views: 741

Re: Federal Employees: According to Donald Trump, the Hatch Act does not matter

You broke the law once, don't do it again. vs. So what if the law was broken multiple times? Who cares? See the difference? It's also quite telling that in the 8 years Obama was in office, the only instance at the moment is in 2016. But as is the case in politics: IOKIYAR. Expect a Democrat preside...

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by seb146
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Federal Employees: According to Donald Trump, the Hatch Act does not matter
Replies: 24
Views: 741

Re: Federal Employees: According to Donald Trump, the Hatch Act does not matter

Here is the one example: It’s an infraction the Office of Special Counsel found President Obama’s Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro guilty of committing once in 2016, after the former San Antonio mayor praised Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in an interview at hi...

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by seb146
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansas for possible governor's run
Replies: 73
Views: 2048

Re: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansa for possible governor's run

It will be interesting to see how many times she is confronted defending the lies of the administration and saying "that was taken out of context" or "I never said that" or something similar? I know the base will defend her and start screaming "FAKE NEWS!!" when this ha...

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by seb146
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansas for possible governor's run
Replies: 73
Views: 2048

Re: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansa for possible governor's run

At least you are embracing your double standard. There are criminals, liars, perverts, and a-holes in both political parties. Elizebeth Warren used a virtually non existent Native American heritage to advance her career, and despite that no I don’t recall calling her Pocahontas. And while I made th...

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by seb146
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Economy Drops To No3 in Competitiveness
Replies: 28
Views: 1693

Re: US Economy Drops To No3 in Competitiveness

Which is great for corporations but for We The People, it is awful. We still can not afford health care or education or housing but hurray that big business make money from tax credits! I don't think so. A few people should benefit and the vast majority should be miserable and live near or at pover...

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by seb146
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansas for possible governor's run
Replies: 73
Views: 2048

Re: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansa for possible governor's run

With Conway and Sanders gone, who will spin his lies?

Hold on.... let me grab some popcorn. This is going to be painfully fun.

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by seb146
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: OSC wants to take a “Hatchet” to Kellyanne Conway’s job
Replies: 6
Views: 442

Re: OSC wants to take a “Hatchet” to Kellyanne Conway’s job

I wonder how much her husband and/or marriage played into her leaving?

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by seb146
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Quinnipiac Poll June 11, 2019: Terrible News, Donald!
Replies: 29
Views: 1079

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

I admire your tenacity. The Mueller report was a complete dud in terms of cooperation. And the idea that a few Facebook ads swung the election has never had any evidentiary airy basis. And this is the root of the problem. Numerous Democrats do not see Donald Trump as a legitimate president despite ...

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by seb146
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Quinnipiac Poll June 11, 2019: Terrible News, Donald!
Replies: 29
Views: 1079

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

Kind of like the democrats not accepting the result of Hillary losing, despite parroting that Trump and his supporters should stop claiming election fraud and accept whatever the results of the election end up being in the run up to election day... You bring up two entirely different and unrelated ...

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by seb146
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Quinnipiac Poll June 11, 2019: Terrible News, Donald!
Replies: 29
Views: 1079

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

So, two things: 1. It is over a year to the presidential election 2. He and his MAGA fan boys will not accept any result other than him winning. Kind of like the democrats not accepting the result of Hillary losing, despite parroting that Trump and his supporters should stop claiming election fraud...

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by seb146
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Quinnipiac Poll June 11, 2019: Terrible News, Donald!
Replies: 29
Views: 1079

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

So, two things: 1. It is over a year to the presidential election 2. He and his MAGA fan boys will not accept any result other than him winning. Kind of like the democrats not accepting the result of Hillary losing, despite parroting that Trump and his supporters should stop claiming election fraud...

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by seb146
Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mexican President vows to sell Govt. Dreamliner to fund fight against illegal immigration
Replies: 25
Views: 967

Re: Mexican President vows to sell Govt. Dreamliner to fund fight against illegal immigration

My understanding is that that 787 is one of the first off the line and is carrying a lot of extra weight so it is going to be hard to sell and won't bring in much money (comparatively). I can think of one guy who golfs a lot who would be happy to pay millions over asking and cheer that he got the b...

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by seb146
Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Quinnipiac Poll June 11, 2019: Terrible News, Donald!
Replies: 29
Views: 1079

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

So, two things:

1. It is over a year to the presidential election
2. He and his MAGA fan boys will not accept any result other than him winning.

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by seb146
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Stewart slams congress
Replies: 66
Views: 1816

Re: Jon Stewart slams congress

I didn’t say that. I would expect many here to ignore anything Sean Hannity says if he were to testify in Congress on any issue. This is what happens when an entertainer becomes a partisan mouthpiece, he/she may gain a following, but they lose all credibility with the half of the people they are ba...

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by seb146
Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump would protect Kim Jong Un from the CIA
Replies: 32
Views: 1208

Re: Trump would protect Kim Jong Un from the CIA

No, my point is, don’t take Trump seriously or literally. He’s a buffoon, but so have other presidents been likewise. The Republic will survive. Spending your life worrying about pols is a serious waste. All but one state’s legislature (Minnesota being the exception) is held exclusively by one part...

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by seb146
Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Stewart slams congress
Replies: 66
Views: 1816

Re: Jon Stewart slams congress

What is Jon Stewart's back story on 9/11 First Responders? Sure he is political. So what? We all are. We all also have very specific causes we are passionate about. Human trafficking, childhood hunger, animal rights, HIV/AIDS..... Attacking someone because their political opinion show does not align...

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by seb146
Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump would protect Kim Jong Un from the CIA
Replies: 32
Views: 1208

Re: Trump would protect Kim Jong Un from the CIA

You all should really charge Trump for all the time he spends in your heads! Really, ignore the BS, take your kids to the park, watch FlightAware or visit a strip club for God sakes. Life is too short to spend it worrying about Trump. BTW, he was murdered while Trump was president, so apparently, T...

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by seb146
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?
Replies: 91
Views: 3152

Re: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?

I get it. You want to believe that this is true. Badly. Except for an extremely rare outlier, this just isn't happening. At least not in their official capacity. You can thank tax law for that. As I said earlier, churches tend to care about their tax-exempt status much more than a parishioner's vot...

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by seb146
Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?
Replies: 91
Views: 3152

Re: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?

The point is that there are church leaders telling their congregations that voting for a Democrat is wrong and evil. I get it. You want to believe that this is true. Badly. Except for an extremely rare outlier, this just isn't happening. At least not in their official capacity. You can thank tax la...

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by seb146
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?
Replies: 91
Views: 3152

Re: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?

Pastors are allowed to have personal opinions. It’s rather scary that you think that they shouldn’t be able to. Think about what a thought-prohibiting policy would do to people who work for non-profits that we, as liberals, support. None of these are examples of telling the congregation how to vote...

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by seb146
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?
Replies: 91
Views: 3152

Re: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?

Excellent question, Lets ask them - oh wait - we cant because they were sucked out of their mothers vagina with a hose. Do you think they felt any pain before they were dismembered? Mike Drop So you don't care and don't even know the medical procedure. Good to know. https://americanpregnancy.org/un...

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by seb146
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller Speaks: Barr Mislead the American People
Replies: 417
Views: 20013

Re: Mueller Speaks: Barr Mislead the American People

but... but... but... HILLARY!!!!! https://www.salon.com/2019/06/10/elaine-chao-trumps-transportation-secretary-used-her-office-to-boost-mitch-mcconnell-report/?fbclid=IwAR19bMyXq15RollK8k_U6erVmHh8n6AeaIk0JsMV-q7iqdDoCngyVgWPX4w Every time it is even hinted that individual number one might be doing ...

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by seb146
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?
Replies: 91
Views: 3152

Re: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?

Where would those 325,000 be now? Excellent question, Lets ask them - oh wait - we cant because they were sucked out of their mothers vagina with a hose. Do you think they felt any pain before they were dismembered? Mike Drop So you don't care and don't even know the medical procedure. Good to know...

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by seb146
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?
Replies: 91
Views: 3152

Re: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?

Because churches pay no taxes, they can give and give and give to the Republican party and tell their minions to vote Republican because every unborn life is more sacred than those children starving on the street. Please stop making things up. It’s getting old. Churches cannot give to the Republica...

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by seb146
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?
Replies: 91
Views: 3152

Re: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?

Very few people want Planned Parenthood closed. Republicans work VERY hard to close every single PP clinic everywhere. You all keep screaming about abortion like they are simply a conveyor belt of women going in and out Well Planned Parenthood performed roughly 325,000 abortions last year which, if...

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by seb146
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?
Replies: 91
Views: 3152

Re: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?

But it is completely relevant to the discussion. "Religious freedom" is exactly why Republicans rally against abortion and contraception access and why Republicans hate Planned Parenthood and want every one of them closed. Their own personal moral objections. Very few people want Planned ...

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by seb146
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller Speaks: Barr Mislead the American People
Replies: 417
Views: 20013

Re: Mueller Speaks: Barr Mislead the American People

I want to throw something else out there: Republicans were in charge of the entire federal government for two years. It could be argued they were in charge for three or more since they blocked Obama's nominees for various federal judicial seats including one on the Supreme Court. But, let's not mudd...

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by seb146
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?
Replies: 91
Views: 3152

Re: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?

It's very easy. 1) Planned Parenthood performs 50% of all abortions in the United States. Because of Republican's religious objections, Planned Parenthood is not allowed to perform abortions at all using any government funds. That is completely irrelevant to the discussion. We're talking about a po...

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by seb146
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pelosi: “I want to see him in prison.”
Replies: 60
Views: 2978

Re: Pelosi: “I want to see him in prison.”

I’ll be laughing at all the far right “commentators” when HIS ass is in prison, and they stammer and sputter trying to keep their own asses out of prison. Ah, in a just world. May I be so bold to ask what you'd throw him in jail for? Just as an aside, he did not commit a crime so that might be a bi...

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by seb146
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller Speaks: Barr Mislead the American People
Replies: 417
Views: 20013

Re: Mueller Speaks: Barr Mislead the American People

This is the most corrupt and secretive administration E-V-E-R!!! Had a good laugh reading that. No, really. The Obama administration actually spied on critical journalists. They spied on political leaders of allied nations. They weaponized government agencies against political enemies. But sure, th...

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by seb146
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?
Replies: 91
Views: 3152

Re: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?

It's very easy. 1) Planned Parenthood performs 50% of all abortions in the United States. 2) Planned Parenthood finances hard left Democrats. 3) When the government pays, prices rise. 4) More money in Planned Parenthoods coffers = more money to give away to hard left Democrats. This very logical ca...

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by seb146
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?
Replies: 91
Views: 3152

Re: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?

aviationaware wrote:
It's very easy.

1) Planned Parenthood performs 50% of all abortions in the United States.


Because of Republican's religious objections, Planned Parenthood is not allowed to perform abortions at all using any government funds.

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by seb146
Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?
Replies: 91
Views: 3152

Re: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?

Men are not going to ‘step it up’ - some of us were obviously raised right, but everywhere I look, in every country and I visit, ‘fuckboy’ culture is definitely alive and well. There seems to be a culture of "I can't get a girl pregnant" among some men. Who was the elected official who sa...

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by seb146
Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Bars Cruise Ships From Visiting Cuba
Replies: 63
Views: 3153

Re: Trump Bars Cruise Ships From Visiting Cuba

At this point, that is probably the only state he will win..... I still haven't figured out why cutting off relations with Cuba is supposed to help Republicans win Florida. Is the implication that Cuban immigrants want nothing to do with their former homeland? Or is an appeal to the racists of the ...

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by seb146
Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?
Replies: 91
Views: 3152

Re: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?

The compromise I would aks for is that whatever additional money the far lefties want the government to allot for elective yes ELECTIVE abortions, be instead spent on sex education & contraception - you know, the kind of thing that severely lessens "demand" for abortions. Yes the Reli...

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by seb146
Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?
Replies: 91
Views: 3152

Re: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?

If corporations do not want to fund reproductive health and contraception because of religious reasons, they should also not be allowed to take advantage of other federal programs. That would be a clear violation of the First Amendment. No. It is a clear violation of separating church and state. Co...

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by seb146
Sun Jun 09, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Bars Cruise Ships From Visiting Cuba
Replies: 63
Views: 3153

Re: Trump Bars Cruise Ships From Visiting Cuba

Well I feel that the USA’s constant 7 decade romance with the Wahhabi regime is also horrible. Maybe in the 60’s and 70’s when other sources of petroleum were not available did we have to go and be friendly to the Al-saud dynasty. But now? Ridiculous! We should have had a clear policy of oil from o...

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by seb146
Sun Jun 09, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?
Replies: 91
Views: 3152

Re: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?

I control my body, so should women be able to control theirs. Tax cuts for the wealthy but nothing for women and their well being, absurd. Women will have to step up more than they do now. Our bodies as men are totally different from a pregnant female.. Yes the female is the vehicle to which a huma...

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