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by seb146
Fri Oct 22, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 350
Views: 17911

Re: Texas abortion law

It appears the Supreme Court is about to totally destroy the GOP states business climate. https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/22/politics/abortion-texas-supreme-court/index.html Once again they have failed to allow women control over their bodies. This will cause chills throughout corporate America. Especi...

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by seb146
Tue Oct 19, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dallas Metro School Administrator Urges 'Balance' in Holocaust Curriculum
Replies: 41
Views: 2069

Re: Dallas Metro School Administrator Urges 'Balance' in Holocaust Curriculum

I think "the other side" of the Holocaust" should be taught. And that is how one man got an entire nation to look the other way and even agree with sending millions off to death camps. Why is that part not talked about more and not taught in school more?

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by seb146
Mon Oct 18, 2021 11:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails
Replies: 47
Views: 2093

Re: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails

WOW!!! because......? You're gonna have to expand that. I notice things about Seahawks fans vs. Raiders fans and 49ers fans vs. Raiders fans. Chiefs fans can get pretty passionate, too, but not like Raiders fans! I was surprised that you can see that in fan bases of sports and singers but not polit...

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by seb146
Mon Oct 18, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Colin Powell dead at 84
Replies: 50
Views: 2344

Re: Colin Powell dead at 84

Was fully vaccinated too. He was very immunocompromised tho. This has been my fear all along is that these vaccines lose their gusto quick and high risk people like myself are just as much at risk vaccinated or not. I liked the guy but unfortunately like anything tied to Bush and the Iraq war will ...

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by seb146
Mon Oct 18, 2021 6:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails
Replies: 47
Views: 2093

Re: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails

John Gruden's views simply reflect those of the Raiders fanbase. If you know, you know. There are racists, homophobes, and misogynists in every corner of the country. Every fan base. From Taylor Swift fans to Blue Jays fans to Ole' Miss fans to you name it. That does not mean the entire fan base is...

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by seb146
Mon Oct 18, 2021 6:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 34
Views: 1508

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

The most bizarre thing about this story is craven right media personalities suddenly coming to the defense of Netflix and Dave Chappelle. Truly bizarre...talk about people who would never get together. Chappelle wouldn't talk to Ben Shapiro or Laura Ingraham unless they let him dictate the discussi...

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by seb146
Mon Oct 18, 2021 6:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 34
Views: 1508

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

In his comedy set, Chappelle has a 15-20 minute bit where he discusses that the backlash he receives is typically from people who did not actually see his show, but read about it through a review in the papers or online or on twitter, and they are just repeating someone else's talking points withou...

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by seb146
Mon Oct 18, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Aviation Vloggers?
Replies: 7
Views: 395

Re: Aviation Vloggers?

Gamers- Swiss001, 1DLflyer, TheFlightChannel, Allec Joshua Ibay, Mini Air Crash Investigation, Airforceproud95 (only thing I dislike about AFP95 is that he swears a bit too much.) Model airport demonstrators- Geminijets13, Aviation18, Redriveraviation Spotters- Lepp aviation, Matt Cochran (Have bee...

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by seb146
Sun Oct 17, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails
Replies: 47
Views: 2093

Re: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails

John Gruden's views simply reflect those of the Raiders fanbase. If you know, you know. There are racists, homophobes, and misogynists in every corner of the country. Every fan base. From Taylor Swift fans to Blue Jays fans to Ole' Miss fans to you name it. That does not mean the entire fan base is...

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by seb146
Sun Oct 17, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 34
Views: 1508

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

But is it really consequence culture if people actually watched the entire show and were genuinely upset? If people were fans before but are now questioning that choice? I’d question whether people who are upset were his fans to begin with or typically people jumping on the bandwagon, which is by d...

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by seb146
Sun Oct 17, 2021 2:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 34
Views: 1508

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

I guess all I am saying is: let people be offended. Let people quit their jobs or boycott streaming services if they want. I don't understand what the big deal is. I boycott Chick-Fil-A. People boycotted after seeing Janet Jackson's nipple for 3/10 of a second. People boycotted after Ellen came out....

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by seb146
Sat Oct 16, 2021 4:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails
Replies: 47
Views: 2093

Re: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails

They need to prove they understand what they did or said was wrong. If there wasn't a double standard, we could have a conversation. But this just shows, we should not give an aggressive mob of people the power to destroy lives. Take Emma Sulkowicz for example, she accused a young man of rape in he...

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by seb146
Sat Oct 16, 2021 4:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 34
Views: 1508

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

Why can't people have the reactions they have? I never thought Chapelle was that funny. And I am the bad guy. He has opinions on subjects but those who have opinions about him and his show are not allowed to or are bad for having them? I don't get it. It’s cancel culture, instead of watching and ma...

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by seb146
Fri Oct 15, 2021 4:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 34
Views: 1508

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

Why can't people have the reactions they have? I never thought Chapelle was that funny. And I am the bad guy. He has opinions on subjects but those who have opinions about him and his show are not allowed to or are bad for having them? I don't get it.

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by seb146
Fri Oct 15, 2021 4:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Great Resignation - Quit Your Job
Replies: 32
Views: 1632

Re: The Great Resignation - Quit Your Job

RIght now aerospace has a major great resignation problem. The industry benefits are good, but not great like before (e.g., no pension except at Boeing and maybe a few others, but not my work). Senior engineers are getting so burned out, it has become surprising when I don't know someone announcing...

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by seb146
Fri Oct 15, 2021 4:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Great Resignation - Quit Your Job
Replies: 32
Views: 1632

Re: The Great Resignation - Quit Your Job

Is anyone else seeing this? People complaining about things but don't lift a finger to help? The ports are backed up because qualified candidates can not be found. Restaurants are closing early and even entirely on certain days because people will not work. Stores have long lines because cashiers a...

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by seb146
Fri Oct 15, 2021 4:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Great Resignation - Quit Your Job
Replies: 32
Views: 1632

Re: The Great Resignation - Quit Your Job

Is anyone else seeing this? People complaining about things but don't lift a finger to help? The ports are backed up because qualified candidates can not be found. Restaurants are closing early and even entirely on certain days because people will not work. Stores have long lines because cashiers an...

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by seb146
Fri Oct 15, 2021 4:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Medicare should be able to negoitiate Drug Prices
Replies: 43
Views: 1580

Re: Medicare should be able to negoitiate Drug Prices

So they have enough money to campaign against lowering drug prices but have no money to actually lower drug prices? Quelle surprise....

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by seb146
Fri Oct 15, 2021 4:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Massacre in Kongsberg
Replies: 52
Views: 2121

Re: Massacre in Kongsberg

Can we stick to the topic of how many mass shootings Norway has had over the past 50 years and the reason behind that?

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by seb146
Thu Oct 14, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails
Replies: 47
Views: 2093

Re: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails

We need to stop calling it "cancel culture" since nothing is actually cancelled but, instead, call it "consequence culture" since actions have consequences. Yes, Gruden could have made an effort back then to understand why what he said was wrong and be better. He did not. He has...

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by seb146
Wed Oct 13, 2021 2:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Potential for Building a Bridge Over the Yukon River in Dawson City
Replies: 19
Views: 1096

Re: Potential for Building a Bridge Over the Yukon River in Dawson City

There has to be a good economic reason. For goods to get to Dawson City, they most likely go through Whitehorse on a road open all year. Crossing the river takes a highway to the Alaska border and meets up with the road to Whitehorse. Economically, it makes no sense.

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by seb146
Wed Oct 13, 2021 2:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails
Replies: 47
Views: 2093

Re: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails

I'm sure if I were to put your past under a microscope, there would be a few reasons to call you a POS. And yes, times have changes DRASTICALLY in the past 10 years, people have become way past hypersensitive. Not only that, but people also seem to get some sick enjoyment from seeing other people's...

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by seb146
Tue Oct 12, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 350
Views: 17911

Re: Texas abortion law

If people spent half the time trying to cut unwanted pregnancies rather than having pointless, inane discussions on the viability of foetuses and 'what right do men have in decisions' the whole of society would be better. At the moment abortion is a necessary evil but it is not consequenceless. Thi...

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by seb146
Tue Oct 12, 2021 6:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails
Replies: 47
Views: 2093

Re: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails

Sorry, but complaining about his past impacting the present just makes you look foolish. This was 2011. It’s not like you can use the excuse people use for their old grandpa who sometimes says the wrong thing, “oh he’s from a different time!” If you were a racist in 2011 you were still a few decade...

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by seb146
Tue Oct 12, 2021 6:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SPOILERS James Bond No Time To Die Discussion
Replies: 45
Views: 2029

Re: SPOILERS James Bond No Time To Die Discussion

No love for Tina Turner in 'Goldeneye'?? Or Sir Paul in "Live And Let Die" because they are icons. No other songs in the Bond Song universe even come close. Does Duran Duran get no love for "A View to A Kill" I personally really liked Sam Smith's Writing on the wall from Spectre...

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by seb146
Tue Oct 12, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SPOILERS James Bond No Time To Die Discussion
Replies: 45
Views: 2029

Re: SPOILERS James Bond No Time To Die Discussion

Reinhardt wrote:
I saw it last night. Wasn't a fan of the opening song but I think she's wildly over-rated like many singers these days.


I feel very attacked right now :)

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by seb146
Mon Oct 11, 2021 6:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SPOILERS James Bond No Time To Die Discussion
Replies: 45
Views: 2029

Re: SPOILERS James Bond No Time To Die Discussion

I only care about the opening theme. Two things I look forward to: Who is singing the opening Bond theme and who is playing Super Bowl Halftime? Billie Eilish sang the theme and released it last year. I love it. Her sultry vocals are fantastic. I don't know about the movie or plot but Billie Eilish...

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by seb146
Mon Oct 11, 2021 4:45 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Aviation Vloggers?
Replies: 7
Views: 395

Aviation Vloggers?

Feel free to move to the appropriate forum.

Does anyone know if they are on here? Who do you watch? I watch Noel Phillips and Lucaas. Every Sunday after work, my personal drinking game is watching Lucaas and chugging when he says "luckily, no one was injured". You? Have you met any?

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by seb146
Mon Oct 11, 2021 4:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SPOILERS James Bond No Time To Die Discussion
Replies: 45
Views: 2029

Re: SPOILERS James Bond No Time To Die Discussion

I only care about the opening theme. Two things I look forward to: Who is singing the opening Bond theme and who is playing Super Bowl Halftime? Billie Eilish sang the theme and released it last year. I love it. Her sultry vocals are fantastic. I don't know about the movie or plot but Billie Eilish ...

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by seb146
Fri Oct 08, 2021 6:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Pandora Papers - are we really susprised?
Replies: 58
Views: 2285

Re: The Pandora Papers - are we really susprised?

The key is to live below your means. If you can't afford to contribute to an IRA, something is wrong with your lifestyle. It's not all about today, it's about tomorrow. Why do you think we have so many homeless? They can not afford a house or an apartment, so they move into a tent in some alley or ...

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by seb146
Thu Oct 07, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans
Replies: 144
Views: 4320

Re: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans

You are intentionally avoiding the reality of the situation if you don't see some level of harassment in what she encountered in the situations that have been shown online. Tugg When people are angry, this is what happens. They elected her to represent the people. She is not. She is seeing the back...

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by seb146
Thu Oct 07, 2021 5:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans
Replies: 144
Views: 4320

Re: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans

are government elected to only represent the people that voted for them? or to represent all people? In theory, members of the House represent a specific district. I live in Oregon and, IIRC, we have six representatives. Each state has two Senators who are elected by the entire state. In this case,...

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by seb146
Thu Oct 07, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Pandora Papers - are we really susprised?
Replies: 58
Views: 2285

Re: The Pandora Papers - are we really susprised?

how does one "write off capital gains" or "write off stocks"? It is also called "offsetting" and not "writing off" but both can be done. https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/reporting-capital-gains#:~:text=Capital%20gains%20and%20deductible%20capital,long%2Dterm%20or...

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by seb146
Thu Oct 07, 2021 1:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas governor Abbott signs new GOP voting restrictions into law
Replies: 28
Views: 2159

Re: Texas governor Abbott signs new GOP voting restrictions into law

I heard a great point made on some talk show:

Did Texas not have any voter ID laws before this law?

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by seb146
Thu Oct 07, 2021 1:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans
Replies: 144
Views: 4320

Re: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans

"Harassed" is a funny way of saying she was asked by constituents. You are intentionally avoiding the reality of the situation if you don't see some level of harassment in what she encountered in the situations that have been shown online. Tugg When people are angry, this is what happens....

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by seb146
Thu Oct 07, 2021 1:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America - Not A 'Serious' Nation, Part Deux
Replies: 38
Views: 1875

Re: America - Not A 'Serious' Nation, Part Deux

It could be said people do these things right now, every day. Working hard, spending on little to nothing selfish, but see very little in return. The only ones who really move forward are those with means. Yes, I know..... "but the welfare queens!" I know... that one person seen that one ...

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by seb146
Wed Oct 06, 2021 2:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your favorite junk food
Replies: 53
Views: 2102

Re: Your favorite junk food

NIKV69 wrote:
Aaron747 wrote:
No love for Taco Bell’s Mexican pizza? Still hoping they’ll bring it back


After eating Del Taco, Taco Hell is dead to me.


Even better for me is Taco John.

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by seb146
Wed Oct 06, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans
Replies: 144
Views: 4320

Re: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans

Just a question for you seb: was it OK for people to harass her in the bathroom? I only heard the audio, I have not seen if there is video. Every word they said is true. They were demanding answers as constituents. I get why they did it. It is creepy but I get it. I know that is a BS answer but tha...

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by seb146
Wed Oct 06, 2021 2:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Pandora Papers - are we really susprised?
Replies: 58
Views: 2285

Re: The Pandora Papers - are we really susprised?

Average Joes do not have that kind of cash to invest. We don't have capital gains to write off, we don't have stocks to write off, how does one "write off capital gains" or "write off stocks"? It is also called "offsetting" and not "writing off" but both can ...

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by seb146
Tue Oct 05, 2021 4:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Pandora Papers - are we really susprised?
Replies: 58
Views: 2285

Re: The Pandora Papers - are we really susprised?

Tax avoidance isn't necessarily illegal. So the bigger question should be the source of income, especially for politicians. One thing that I just thought about is this - why isn't there someone enterprising enough to offer such services to average Joes so that they can exploit the same loopholes as...

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by seb146
Tue Oct 05, 2021 4:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your favorite junk food
Replies: 53
Views: 2102

Re: Your favorite junk food

Chili cheese fries or Animal Fries from In-N-Out. Those are extremely rare when I eat them. More often than not, when I want something junk, I will see what limited flavors Tim's Cascade Chips has. My go-to is their Sour Cream and Onion.

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by seb146
Tue Oct 05, 2021 4:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans
Replies: 144
Views: 4320

Re: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans

Actually, I think you and I are more aligned than you realize. The goal is to see the extreme left and extreme right be eaten, leaving the moderates on both sides to work together to get things done. As an Arizonan, so far I’m not seeing anyone on the GOP side who energizes me for the Senate. I’m s...

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by seb146
Mon Oct 04, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 350
Views: 17911

Re: Texas abortion law

Republicans claim in relation to Heller, what do democrats and other gun control advocates claim, we can assume for them it is not settled law. As we digress for this thread topic for a minute, I have always viewed militia's as citizen army, which means for the most part they have their own weapons...

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by seb146
Mon Oct 04, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Pandora Papers - are we really susprised?
Replies: 58
Views: 2285

Re: The Pandora Papers - are we really susprised?

People talk about taxing the rich then see reports like this and say "meh.... what are you going to do?" Some of those same people do not want to tax the rich at all but are still angry that the rich get away with things like this. Maybe it is time we taxed the rich and hold the accountabl...

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by seb146
Mon Oct 04, 2021 6:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America - Not A 'Serious' Nation, Part Deux
Replies: 38
Views: 1875

Re: America - Not A 'Serious' Nation, Part Deux

Absolutely, no thrift, self-respect, prudence, hard work ethic, self-discipline for the Modern Man. Be profligate, drunk or stoned, lazy, spendthrift, disheveled, like we see everyday. It could be said people do these things right now, every day. Working hard, spending on little to nothing selfish,...

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by seb146
Sun Oct 03, 2021 3:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America - Not A 'Serious' Nation, Part Deux
Replies: 38
Views: 1875

Re: America - Not A 'Serious' Nation, Part Deux

Absolutely, no thrift, self-respect, prudence, hard work ethic, self-discipline for the Modern Man. Be profligate, drunk or stoned, lazy, spendthrift, disheveled, like we see everyday. It could be said people do these things right now, every day. Working hard, spending on little to nothing selfish,...

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by seb146
Sun Oct 03, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans
Replies: 144
Views: 4320

Re: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans

I love it when the left eats their own... And of course equally so many others have enjoyed watching the right eat their own. It's important to always enjoy watching others fail.. It's an important core to many people's lives! Tugg Actually, I think you and I are more aligned than you realize. The ...

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by seb146
Sun Oct 03, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 350
Views: 17911

Re: Texas abortion law

If it was the GOP who were mostly strict gun control advocates, yes, it would be used in a heartbeat, but they are not, it is mostly the democrats. So do you really see the dems using a GOP inspired law to further the campaign against guns, somehow I don't think they will. Can someone explain somet...

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by seb146
Sat Oct 02, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Debt Ceiling Drama
Replies: 58
Views: 2303

Re: Debt Ceiling Drama

How are they not leading? Because two Democrats align with Republicans? They have had pressure put on them. Removing the filibuster will simply give control back to Republicans as both Manchin and Sinema would side with Republicans. Democrats are playing chess, Republicans are playing Red Rover. Fi...

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by seb146
Fri Oct 01, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Need help finding yourself?
Replies: 1
Views: 355

Re: Need help finding yourself?

This has happened a few other times around the world. Wouldn't family or friends know early on? Just glance over and see the missing person listening to instructions from search crew leaders? It seems like those women who didn't know they were pregnant. Especially the ones who have kids already.

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