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by seb146
Wed Jul 28, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Documentary about the Nicholas Sandmann Confrontation in DC
Replies: 21
Views: 700

Re: New Documentary about the Nicholas Sandmann Confrontation in DC

The judge in the case ruled that Sandmann's basis for the suits were "not supported by the plain language in the article, which states none of these things" he ruled. We know this already but they paid to settle after. https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/washington-post-settles...

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by seb146
Wed Jul 28, 2021 3:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Olympic - i.e., summer - Olympic athletes complain of... heat
Replies: 37
Views: 1858

Re: Olympic - i.e., summer - Olympic athletes complain of... heat

My mistake. Plenty of women wear shorts-style bathing suits to the beach these days. So no, saying that it’s played on a beach therefore you must wear a small bikini bottom is still not a valid reason. Is there a specific reason why the players can’t just be given the choice? Long shorts or bikini ...

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by seb146
Wed Jul 28, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Documentary about the Nicholas Sandmann Confrontation in DC
Replies: 21
Views: 700

Re: New Documentary about the Nicholas Sandmann Confrontation in DC

Interesting the "speed over accuracy" angle in the article. It rears it's ugly head a lot like the Olympic park bombing and Duke Lacrosse case. There is also the other motive when it comes to "white privilege" I am glad CNN and the WaPo had to pay Sandmann. They paid him a chari...

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by seb146
Wed Jul 28, 2021 2:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1061
Views: 60271

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

If I was a business owner watching my store burn to the ground and others looted I would probably disagree with you. And you could file an insurance claim. Do we have that for a violent coup? We the taxpayers paid for the damage much like we the taxpayers paid for the fence and extra security follo...

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by seb146
Tue Jul 27, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rep. Greene Says She Would Kick Chinese Out Of US
Replies: 58
Views: 3193

Re: Rep. Greene Says She Would Kick Chinese Out Of US

The one-sided, demeaning of any opinion other than your own attitude here shows why we have most of these problems in the first place. No one is listening to each other and the one side thinks they have the moral high ground over another. Do people really think that all Republican's are racists and...

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by seb146
Tue Jul 27, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1061
Views: 60271

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

I am not saying violence does not happen during protests. Obviously it does. But to compare BLM to the domestic terror attack of 1/6 is crazy. If I was a business owner watching my store burn to the ground and others looted I would probably disagree with you. And you could file an insurance claim. ...

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by seb146
Tue Jul 27, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Indians Change Their Name
Replies: 69
Views: 2470

Re: Cleveland Indians Change Their Name

Its not as clear cut as you make it out "After how many years of Native people calling for changes to sports team names". Of course you can find information on groups that absolutely called for the change, but again, its not as black and white as you purport. I couldn't care less that the...

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by seb146
Mon Jul 26, 2021 9:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1061
Views: 60271

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

Many of us in the right have condemned what happened in 1/6. Specifically the breaching and occupying of capitol hill. Anyone protesting outside peacefully can't and shouldn't be painted with the same brush. And any of us of the 70+ million who voted for Trump, can't be painted as supporters of wha...

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by seb146
Mon Jul 26, 2021 6:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine
Replies: 99
Views: 7134

Re: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine

I am, at this moment sitting in a room waiting for my Dr, his assistant just informed me that she doesn't care about masks because she "is so over it"..... The Dr and I are about to have a very interesting conversation. I think we are all "over" wearing masks. I have not worn on...

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by seb146
Mon Jul 26, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rep. Greene Says She Would Kick Chinese Out Of US
Replies: 58
Views: 3193

Re: Rep. Greene Says She Would Kick Chinese Out Of US

Rep. Greene really needs to get out of Congress along with Boebert. Sorry, but these two looneys are an embarrassment to the country. Good grief!! Why is it so hard for the GOP to put a muzzle on these two?! Do you really think that this is only a GOP issue? Remember this dozy? https://www.youtube....

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by seb146
Mon Jul 26, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1061
Views: 60271

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

Do you really want to compare the amount of felony rioting / violent crimes between the two sides of political activism? The Jan 6 capitol riot was definitely an example of right wing people doing it. It wasn’t the side doing it in half the big American cities last year. I think Jan 6 was absolutel...

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by seb146
Mon Jul 26, 2021 5:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Indians Change Their Name
Replies: 69
Views: 2470

Re: Cleveland Indians Change Their Name

For people in CLE the name makes sense and that’s all that matters. It’s an excellent move. Now if they can do something about that WS drought..:lol: First I read about CBT and now this? White site am I on? I find baseball as exciting as watching paint dry. I did watch when the Cubs and Boston and ...

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by seb146
Sun Jul 25, 2021 10:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1061
Views: 60271

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

Now wait a minute. When Trump was elected, a lot of people favored removing him. They said Resist, and he was not the real president. They said the election was a fraudulent, foreign attack. Finally, they realized Mueller would have to remove him. Then that didn’t work. It was theorized that genera...

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by seb146
Sun Jul 25, 2021 7:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Olympic - i.e., summer - Olympic athletes complain of... heat
Replies: 37
Views: 1858

Re: Olympic - i.e., summer - Olympic athletes complain of... heat

Ever tried doing anything in 100F heat? Even sitting is exhausting. As far as clothing choices, women are wearing more and more because they are tired of being sexualized and want to be taken seriously.

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by seb146
Sun Jul 25, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Indians Change Their Name
Replies: 69
Views: 2470

Re: Cleveland Indians Change Their Name

It's funny how there are a few people who are so offended by a name change that they're actually acting like the people they say they hate! I am against such moves as they make indigenous people and other minorities invisible. Indians was chosen in honour of Louis Sockalexis (first native American ...

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by seb146
Sun Jul 25, 2021 7:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Indians Change Their Name
Replies: 69
Views: 2470

Re: Cleveland Indians Change Their Name

Everything offends someone so lets just call every sports team by their town. NY Basketball team sounds good. Since there are two basketball teams, two baseball teams, and two hockey teams in New York, no, that would not work. Changing Colorado Rockies to Denver Baseball Team would make everyone in...

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by seb146
Sun Jul 25, 2021 7:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1061
Views: 60271

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

How long you been following politics? They all do the same thing. Please provide links to the times Clinton, Carter, Obama, Pelosi, Schumer, Ried, Kennedy demanded blind allegiance and told followers to overthrow the government. Both sides do not do it. Say it again: BOTH SIDES DO NOT DO IT. Just k...

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by seb146
Sat Jul 24, 2021 4:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA
Replies: 67
Views: 3501

Re: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA

Just because a law is there doesn't mean it correct. Some states are pretty dubious, for instance Hawaii should be an independent nation, it should never have been granted Statehood, it's entry into the US as a territory was a result of a coop, with the US attitude towards other countries having co...

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by seb146
Sat Jul 24, 2021 4:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Indians Change Their Name
Replies: 69
Views: 2470

Re: Cleveland Indians Change Their Name

Baseball is not exciting because of its pacing - its exciting because of the infinite combinations of strategy possible and slow burn of tension as situations unfold. A baseball game can be uneventful for an hour and turn on a dime in one half inning. If that’s the case then why aren’t Americans ge...

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by seb146
Sat Jul 24, 2021 4:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Indians Change Their Name
Replies: 69
Views: 2470

Re: Cleveland Indians Change Their Name

For some people this is going to be even worse than when they changed the taste of Coke. For people in CLE the name makes sense and that’s all that matters. It’s an excellent move. Now if they can do something about that WS drought..:lol: First I read about CBT and now this? White site am I on? I f...

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by seb146
Sat Jul 24, 2021 4:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: United States Mass Shooting Thread
Replies: 145
Views: 9948

Re: First Repsonders Shot In Tucson

... We must enforce laws currently on the books. We also need a strong health care system that includes mental health care. The pandemic and the aftermath proves it. Probably the only correct and factual sentence this thread will ever see. Unfortunately, we can not have any of that because it is so...

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by seb146
Fri Jul 23, 2021 6:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: United States Mass Shooting Thread
Replies: 145
Views: 9948

Re: First Repsonders Shot In Tucson

We all know how this thread will go. It will devolve into YOU'RE A LIBERAL COMMIE GUN GRABBER!!! YOU'RE A KNUCKLE DRAGGING AMMOSEXUAL!! and lock thread..... We must enforce laws currently on the books. We also need a strong health care system that includes mental health care. The pandemic and the af...

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by seb146
Fri Jul 23, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1061
Views: 60271

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

So for the bipartisan congress investigation into this the GOP wants to include a couple of members who are involved in causing it ? What if they need to be heard ? It’s worse than that - the GOP leader is now accusing the House Speaker of not activating the National Guard on 1/6, which is asinine ...

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by seb146
Fri Jul 23, 2021 4:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC
Replies: 58
Views: 3444

Re: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC

Not American and I have never heard of this person. I read through the first posts here but I'm confused about this person. Was this person born with XX or XY chromosomes? Has this person been physically amended from nature's physical sexual identity? Or has this person chosen to be seen as someone...

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by seb146
Fri Jul 23, 2021 4:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Viral mutations: One giant Pitri Dish or 200 tiny labs?
Replies: 28
Views: 1466

Re: Viral mutations: One giant Pitri Dish or 200 tiny labs?

I am not a virologist. It seems that those who contract the delta variant and end up in hospitals are not vaxxed. I don't know that closing everything down would stop the spread. Especially in the United States where "freedom" and "'Murica" are much more powerful than vaccines. I...

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by seb146
Fri Jul 23, 2021 4:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1061
Views: 60271

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

The best one is the myth about being a blue collar champion, understanding the people because hes one of them. Yeah that’s also one of my favorites. Meanwhile he’s been quite clear he finds a lot of his supporters disgusting and called those storming the capital “trashy.” On that, I concur with Tru...

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by seb146
Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1061
Views: 60271

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

Didn't these fools know it's Trumps MO to use people then discard them the moment they are of no use to them? How long you been following politics? They all do the same thing. Please provide links to the times Clinton, Carter, Obama, Pelosi, Schumer, Ried, Kennedy demanded blind allegiance and told...

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by seb146
Thu Jul 22, 2021 5:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rep. Greene Says She Would Kick Chinese Out Of US
Replies: 58
Views: 3193

Re: Rep. Greene Says She Would Kick Chinese Out Of US

So, those loyal to CCP must leave. Fine. Let's extend that to those who are loyal to other nations and ideologies as well. Like the Confederacy. What? We can't do that because 'Murica and free speech? umm... okay, then... Biden said one thing one time and that opens the floodgates for MAGAs to const...

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by seb146
Thu Jul 22, 2021 2:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TX Senate Bill Drops Teaching Requirement That KKK Is ‘Morally Wrong’
Replies: 19
Views: 1353

Re: TX Senate Bill Drops Teaching Requirement That KKK Is ‘Morally Wrong’

I am still doing research but I heard an interview this afternoon that many "regular" Southerners didn't want or approve of the Civil War because many lower and middle class White people did not own slaves. The Civil War was mainly for plantation owners to keep owning people. Also, the Con...

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by seb146
Wed Jul 21, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TX Senate Bill Drops Teaching Requirement That KKK Is ‘Morally Wrong’
Replies: 19
Views: 1353

Re: TX Senate Bill Drops Teaching Requirement That KKK Is ‘Morally Wrong’

Are schools in the business of teaching what is morally wrong? I cannot recall being taught what was "morally right and wrong" in school or university. Instead, we were taught knowledge. We covered the holocaust of jewish people in WWII, slavery, and many other disturbing topics, as facts...

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by seb146
Wed Jul 21, 2021 2:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wildfires in the Western United States
Replies: 36
Views: 1347

Re: Wildfires in the Western United States

Four years since the Orrville Dam disaster (2017) from excess precipitation and all the sudden excess precip is somehow considered normal and then drought in a desert is not considered a problem. Only two Desalination Plants built in California since the previous drought and 10 put on hold by the G...

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by seb146
Wed Jul 21, 2021 2:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1061
Views: 60271

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

The first conviction is in, a 38 year old male from Florida was convicted and sentenced to 8 months in prison. https://amp.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/jul/19/trump-supporter-capitol-attack-riot-sentencing https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2021/07/19/politics/capitol-riot-felony-paul-hodgkins/index.html When...

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by seb146
Tue Jul 20, 2021 9:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC
Replies: 58
Views: 3444

Re: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC

The gym I went to in California had men bring their girls into the change room with them. That was VERY uncomfortable. Should we have been violent toward him? Stop with this fake outrage and false narrative that trans people simply want a peep show and are perverts. Trans women are women. Some have...

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by seb146
Tue Jul 20, 2021 7:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wildfires in the Western United States
Replies: 36
Views: 1347

Re: Wildfires in the Western United States

Indeed, missed that! Is it possible it was a C-17? That kind but not a C17. This was 1986. It was a long time ago. I just remember large military aircraft flew in fire trucks and equipment. PDT can take up to 757s. I have pictures of 727, MD-80, and 737 from that summer. I'm thinking it had to be a...

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by seb146
Tue Jul 20, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Viral mutations: One giant Pitri Dish or 200 tiny labs?
Replies: 28
Views: 1466

Re: Viral mutations: One giant Pitri Dish or 200 tiny labs?

I also wonder how much of this is programmed into our DNA. Some people are allergic to different medications. I had to have a blood test long ago because they wanted me on something and had to make sure I had no DNA from Mediterranean countries because that would have caused a reaction. I thought th...

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by seb146
Tue Jul 20, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA
Replies: 67
Views: 3501

Re: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA

A great big nothing burger. Slavery isn't coming back. Yet the GOP keeps passing laws to make the poor poorer, the rich richer, and erasing history with lies. There were places called "company towns" where everything was owned by one company. Usually in coal country. The mine owner would ...

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by seb146
Tue Jul 20, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC
Replies: 58
Views: 3444

Re: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC

Trans people make themselves a target when you read about incidents like Wi Spa in LA a few days ago, this even made the news in Norway. So you’re saying the countless trans people who’ve been brutally murdered brought it upon themselves? The people who murdered them became so enraged by their mere...

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by seb146
Tue Jul 20, 2021 6:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1061
Views: 60271

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

It’s both excruciating and terrifying to listen to that man speak at these hearings. I don’t know how people keep their cool because he’s profoundly ignorant. Of course they chose Jim Jordan. It was a given he’d be on this committee because that’s how the GOP now operates. The traitors get to “inve...

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by seb146
Tue Jul 20, 2021 6:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses
Replies: 124
Views: 5697

Re: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses

Still wondering though why afcjets is in such a snicker over this, complaining awfully hard. It’s been a fascinating thread to watch for exactly that reason. Even working for an airline, right now every single FA working over the US could be wearing a dress, and it would have absolutely no impact o...

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by seb146
Tue Jul 20, 2021 6:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wildfires in the Western United States
Replies: 36
Views: 1347

Re: Wildfires in the Western United States

C141 may have been the aircraft. Seb says that it wasn't a C5 or C141, no other jet freighters from LM though. Indeed, missed that! Is it possible it was a C-17? That kind but not a C17. This was 1986. It was a long time ago. I just remember large military aircraft flew in fire trucks and equipment...

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by seb146
Tue Jul 20, 2021 7:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses
Replies: 124
Views: 5697

Re: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses

Except nobody’s bending the rules here - the airline has a policy saying crews can opt for the opposite gender’s uniform, and if they do so, they have to wear it correctly and completely. If JetBlue were really creative - like the "old" Southwest Airlines - I could see them making a comme...

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by seb146
Tue Jul 20, 2021 6:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wildfires in the Western United States
Replies: 36
Views: 1347

Re: Wildfires in the Western United States

We have had fires in the past. They were large. PDT (my childhood airport) held a record in the summer of 1986 for most landings and take-offs at some point for some category. It was insane. I spent hours there that summer. We had a few Lockheed military aircraft land there to deliver fire trucks. ...

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by seb146
Tue Jul 20, 2021 5:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wildfires in the Western United States
Replies: 36
Views: 1347

Re: Wildfires in the Western United States

We have had fires in the past. They were large. PDT (my childhood airport) held a record in the summer of 1986 for most landings and take-offs at some point for some category. It was insane. I spent hours there that summer. We had a few Lockheed military aircraft land there to deliver fire trucks. N...

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by seb146
Tue Jul 20, 2021 5:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas House Republicans vote to track down absent Democrats and arrest them if necessary
Replies: 102
Views: 5995

Re: Texas House Republicans vote to track down absent Democrats and arrest them if necessary

Do the Texas Dems who actually took rather than vote hate America? By trying to save Texan's right to vote? I guess they hate America because they are not bowing to the whim of Republicans by restricting voting... The GOP has given up on American freedoms. It is all about lies and fraud from here o...

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by seb146
Tue Jul 20, 2021 12:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas House Republicans vote to track down absent Democrats and arrest them if necessary
Replies: 102
Views: 5995

Re: Texas House Republicans vote to track down absent Democrats and arrest them if necessary

I would laugh if the GOP senate took off over an infrastructure bill. They can't stand Americans, and they can't stand working to make it better. It would show Americans how much Republicans hate America. But, it would be spun as patriotism and doing the right thing, so their base would just eat it...

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by seb146
Mon Jul 19, 2021 8:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses
Replies: 124
Views: 5697

Re: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses

But why is this such a hot button issue with you, AFC? I would take exception with "a drag queen's roughness" part of the definition. Many are very soft and feminine. I have seen my share of drag shows, not just Drag Race on TV. They may sound like men, but that is where the similarity en...

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by seb146
Mon Jul 19, 2021 6:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses
Replies: 124
Views: 5697

Re: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses

C’mon that’s pretty offensive. She has said she uses female pronouns when presenting as female, so you should respect that and not pretend she is a “whatever”. It’s de-humanising. How would you like it if someone called you by an insulting term, and then you asked them to stop and they refused, say...

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by seb146
Mon Jul 19, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas House Republicans vote to track down absent Democrats and arrest them if necessary
Replies: 102
Views: 5995

Re: Texas House Republicans vote to track down absent Democrats and arrest them if necessary

There is also the matter of the Texas state lege and US Senate having different rules of procedure. Actually, for the US Senate you need a quorum of 51 senators. Democrats only have 50 Article I, section 5 of the Constitution requires that a quorum (51 senators) be present for the Senate to conduct...

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by seb146
Mon Jul 19, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC
Replies: 58
Views: 3444

Re: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC

Why do you support trans people when you don't understand them? They have a completely different set of issues with the greater society than LGB people do. Because they are human and have just as much right to be as anyone else. Like the right to play on whatever sports team they want or use whatev...

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by seb146
Mon Jul 19, 2021 4:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses
Replies: 124
Views: 5697

Re: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses

I didn't say it was necessary to be feminine and attractive to be a flight attendant. I said a beard and masculinity are incompatible and tacky combined with a feminine FA dress uniform. Good for him or her or whatever pronoun we're supposed to use. (S)he is a performer and should be judged on thei...

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