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by seb146
Wed Mar 29, 2023 12:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nominee for FAA Administrator Lacks Aviation Knowledge
Replies: 82
Views: 4302

Re: Nominee for FAA Administrator Lacks Aviation Knowledge

All the nasty name calling seems to come from one side, though. Yes, each side shows their agenda. That will always happen. But, it is the way each side's agenda is presented. If you watch any hearings at all, the subject will always say "thank you for the question" or something similar. ...

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by seb146
Wed Mar 29, 2023 12:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Yet another school shooting
Replies: 57
Views: 2133

Re: Yet another school shooting

It probably started with the parents. I just read a quote from the mother saying she lost her "daughter". So the parents accept their daughter for who she is and that is a problem why? Wrong again. If you're going to argue, at least know one or two facts first. They were born a female and...

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by seb146
Tue Mar 28, 2023 5:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Yet another school shooting
Replies: 57
Views: 2133

Re: Yet another school shooting

White male shoots up a school. Sadly just another Monday. Well It appears that the most recent 4 school shooters (Uvalde, Michigan State, Denver and now Nashville) were all perpetrated by non-white individuals. So white males aren't the only crazy ones here in the ol' USA. There is zero excuse for ...

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by seb146
Tue Mar 28, 2023 5:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Despite their similarities, why did most people like Thomas and Friends, but hated the show Jay Jay the Jet Plane?
Replies: 10
Views: 442

Re: Despite their similarities, why did most people like Thomas and Friends, but hated the show Jay Jay the Jet Plane?

It could have been the format? I never watched Jay Jay but I did watch Thomas. I think Thomas had a much bigger following because Ringo Starr and George Carlin were narrating. It brought in the target audience but, also, parents and grandparents.

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by seb146
Tue Mar 28, 2023 5:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nominee for FAA Administrator Lacks Aviation Knowledge
Replies: 82
Views: 4302

Re: Nominee for FAA Administrator Lacks Aviation Knowledge

But we can see now that Cruz is trying to tank Nolen's aspirations as he just wants to score political points rather than properly vet anyone. The Biden administration will probably not nominate Nolen. I think Biden should nominate Nolen. After what Cruz has said it is hard to see how Nolen would n...

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by seb146
Tue Mar 28, 2023 5:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Yet another school shooting
Replies: 57
Views: 2133

Re: Yet another school shooting

A kid goes to a christian school. Has a bad experience. Is Angty about it. Has mental issues. Has suicidal thoughts, and Homicidal ones as well. On top of it all they have access to Guns, Social Media It probably started with the parents. I just read a quote from the mother saying she lost her &quo...

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by seb146
Tue Mar 28, 2023 4:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tennessee governor signs bill restricting drag shows
Replies: 71
Views: 4684

Re: Tennessee governor signs bill restricting drag shows

And, also, how many children go hungry every year and sleep in the cold every year but THE CHILDREN!!! WE MUST THINK OF THE CHILDREN!!!! but they do not deserve free food or a warm place to sleep because those evil drag queens but don't worry about guns because THE CHILDREN!!!! THINK OF THE CHILDREN...

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by seb146
Tue Mar 28, 2023 4:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Yet another school shooting
Replies: 57
Views: 2133

Re: Yet another school shooting

It's just a good thing the Tennessee legislature passed laws against drag queens or children.... would... have.... y'know... the children....

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by seb146
Tue Mar 28, 2023 4:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nominee for FAA Administrator Lacks Aviation Knowledge
Replies: 82
Views: 4302

Re: Nominee for FAA Administrator Lacks Aviation Knowledge

As of now Phil Washington has been CEO of DIA for 21 months. Nice try. At the time he was nominated he had less than one year of experience. Laughable. Worked as the head of an airport for almost 2 years is less than 1 year experience? Don't even consider the time he helped with Denver and Los Ange...

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by seb146
Mon Mar 27, 2023 6:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nominee for FAA Administrator Lacks Aviation Knowledge
Replies: 82
Views: 4302

Re: Nominee for FAA Administrator Lacks Aviation Knowledge

I guess this needs to be asked again: How does a person who ran a successful international airport not qualify for the head of FAA but a banker and person on the board of a non-profit qualify to be head of transportation in America? Airport CEOs are primarily concerned with marketing and revenue ma...

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by seb146
Mon Mar 27, 2023 5:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nominee for FAA Administrator Lacks Aviation Knowledge
Replies: 82
Views: 4302

Re: Nominee for FAA Administrator Lacks Aviation Knowledge

I guess this needs to be asked again:

How does a person who ran a successful international airport not qualify for the head of FAA but a banker and person on the board of a non-profit qualify to be head of transportation in America?

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by seb146
Mon Mar 27, 2023 4:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nominee for FAA Administrator Lacks Aviation Knowledge
Replies: 82
Views: 4302

Re: Nominee for FAA Administrator Lacks Aviation Knowledge

What in tarnation does this have to do with potential nominees to run FAA? Chao was the head of Transportation so she obviously knows every minute detail about FAA, right? Also, she is Republican and no Republican would dare vote against their own. My question was in regard to McConnell/contracts h...

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by seb146
Mon Mar 27, 2023 4:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 216
Views: 20940

Re: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread

So now we wait for the DOJ to go after the leaders that brought them there to attack democracy and the will of the people. Yes, the DoJ seems pretty intent on charging the instigators as well. The problem they have is Trump's incessant claim of persecution, from which he derives enough donations to...

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by seb146
Mon Mar 27, 2023 4:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida: Head Teacher resigns over David statue row
Replies: 70
Views: 3439

Re: Florida: Head Teacher resigns over David statue row

He's white and has a penis. There's a good chance he would have been Catholic too (or his offspring). When I see David I don't really see diversity and inclusivity, sorry. How can a statue of a person have diversity or inclusivity?. Even if it was of a group, how many figures would be needed?. Afte...

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by seb146
Mon Mar 27, 2023 4:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nominee for FAA Administrator Lacks Aviation Knowledge
Replies: 82
Views: 4302

Re: Nominee for FAA Administrator Lacks Aviation Knowledge

Anyone Biden nominates will be opposed by Republicans. Republicans only seem to favor those who will dismantle as much of government as possible. Washington did NOT fail because of Republican opposition. Democrats control a majority in the Senate and can confirm anyone they want with no Republican ...

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by seb146
Mon Mar 27, 2023 4:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nominee for FAA Administrator Lacks Aviation Knowledge
Replies: 82
Views: 4302

Re: Nominee for FAA Administrator Lacks Aviation Knowledge

And she would once again be guided by her husband Mitch McConnell on who to give those contracts to.... What in tarnation does this have to do with potential nominees to run FAA? Chao was the head of Transportation so she obviously knows every minute detail about FAA, right? Also, she is Republican...

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by seb146
Sun Mar 26, 2023 3:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nominee for FAA Administrator Lacks Aviation Knowledge
Replies: 82
Views: 4302

Re: Nominee for FAA Administrator Lacks Aviation Knowledge

Its over. Biden’s pick to lead FAA withdraws amid shaky Senate support https://apnews.com/article/faa-biden-nominee-phillip-washington-senate-48c1fe8ebe385294a2a5eddf45547a3d Now lets get on finding a well-experienced aviation leader. The post has been vacant for a year now. Anyone Biden nominates ...

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by seb146
Sun Mar 26, 2023 3:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida: Head Teacher resigns over David statue row
Replies: 70
Views: 3439

Re: Florida: Head Teacher resigns over David statue row

Totally agree. I am just surprised a leftist parent hasn't demand David be cancelled instead. Not really, leftists are more into people they deem to be bad. Or groups that they deem have done bad things. He's white and has a penis. There's a good chance he would have been Catholic too (or his offsp...

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by seb146
Sun Mar 26, 2023 2:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tennessee governor signs bill restricting drag shows
Replies: 71
Views: 4684

Re: Tennessee governor signs bill restricting drag shows

Yes, the US constitution grants freedoms across the USA.. but the principle of "When in Rome, do as the Romans do" is centuries older and is still widely recognised as good practice across the world. Perhaps those on here might wish to consider that the residents of an area, be it in the ...

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by seb146
Sat Mar 25, 2023 2:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Flight Attendant Who Shared Her Transition Journey in United Video Dead After Posting Emotional Final Message
Replies: 22
Views: 6258

Re: Flight Attendant Who Shared Her Transition Journey in United Video Dead After Posting Emotional Final Message

Some of us here lived through the AIDS epidemic of the 1980s. Seeing men being thrown away from their families and dying alone and being told that this was a plague from God and this was a good thing we should be celebrating. As a kid finding myself and hearing this was very tough to deal with. I wa...

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by seb146
Sat Mar 25, 2023 2:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Organization found guilty on all counts of criminal tax fraud
Replies: 86
Views: 7409

Re: Trump Organization found guilty on all counts of criminal tax fraud

The Manhattan DA's Grand Jury hearings on the handling of the hush money to Ms. Daniels were not held after Monday this past week and it is most likely they will return next week. There is plenty of speculation as to why the delay. Maybe some sick jurors. A security breach or threats that is puttin...

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by seb146
Sat Mar 25, 2023 2:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida: Head Teacher resigns over David statue row
Replies: 70
Views: 3439

Re: Florida: Head Teacher resigns over David statue row

This happens every few years. It is always "conservative" parents who are only thinking of the children. But the children are not sexualizing art. Parents are. I just wonder how many of these parents refuse to let their child see "The Birth Of Venus" by Botticelli or Venus de Milo?

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by seb146
Fri Mar 24, 2023 4:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 776
Views: 66035

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

I saw a good meme that was something like:

2016: LOCK HER UP!!
2017: LOCK HER UP!!
2018: LOCK HER UP!!
2019: LOCK HER UP!!
2020: LOCK HER UP!!
2021: LOCK HER UP!!
2022: LOCK HER UP!!
2023: why are you making this political??

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by seb146
Fri Mar 24, 2023 4:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Would Trump Have Won in 2016 if the Stormy Daniels Story Came Out BEFORE The Election?
Replies: 22
Views: 1405

Re: Would Trump Have Won in 2016 if the Stormy Daniels Story Came Out BEFORE The Election?

Yet, in schools across Florida (and soon other red states), they are banning books and any education that offends the majority. Race is now left out of the Rosa Parks story! How can you teach about Rosa Parks without race? Yes, that direction is quite worrisome. Altering the public understanding of...

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by seb146
Fri Mar 24, 2023 4:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tennessee governor signs bill restricting drag shows
Replies: 71
Views: 4684

Re: Tennessee governor signs bill restricting drag shows

Just for context, a drag legend has passed https://katu.com/news/local/portlands-famous-drag-queen-walter-cole-known-as-darcelle-dies https://www.opb.org/article/2023/03/23/portland-icon-female-impersonator-drag-queen-darcelle-dead/ I did not know Darcelle XV personally, but she was a pillar in the ...

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by seb146
Thu Mar 23, 2023 5:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tennessee governor signs bill restricting drag shows
Replies: 71
Views: 4684

Re: Tennessee governor signs bill restricting drag shows

I just wonder: Out of the 100 or so drag performers in Tennessee, how many use drag shows to groom children? I see the Southern Baptist Convention has released a list of leaders who have been convicted of child abuse in Tennessee. I heard a report a while ago where Jehovah's Witness council will mov...

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by seb146
Thu Mar 23, 2023 5:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 20 years ago; the Invasion of Iraq
Replies: 91
Views: 4004

Re: 20 years ago; the Invasion of Iraq

Amazing some people on here trying to defend this invasion. I have not seen anyone defending the invasion, just different opinions I used to travel through Atlanta airport and I would see loads of soldiers travelling to Iraq and I felt sorry for them. Imagine getting horribly maimed or killed or ev...

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by seb146
Thu Mar 23, 2023 5:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Would Trump Have Won in 2016 if the Stormy Daniels Story Came Out BEFORE The Election?
Replies: 22
Views: 1405

Re: Would Trump Have Won in 2016 if the Stormy Daniels Story Came Out BEFORE The Election?

I agree with TangoandCash that people were not so much voting "for" him but "against" Hillary and the perceived "establishment" Democrats. I know I didn't vote for Hillary in the primary but I did hold my nose and vote for her in the general. A lot of people did. Enough...

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by seb146
Thu Mar 23, 2023 5:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tennessee governor signs bill restricting drag shows
Replies: 71
Views: 4684

Re: Tennessee governor signs bill restricting drag shows

While that's fantastic, it does not necessarily reflect the situation related to topic of discussion, which is laws in the US State of Tennessee (and others). It is and it isn't. A lot of what happens in the US eventually makes its way across the Atlantic, and it the drag controversies in the US ar...

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by seb146
Thu Mar 23, 2023 5:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 776
Views: 66035

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

I almost wish this would roll forward quicker than the hush money case, as it involves official actions, which are less susceptible to the GOP defense of persecution. I think this issue is going to cause problems for Trump as it would reveal that he can't be trusted with Top Secret Documents or the...

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by seb146
Thu Mar 23, 2023 5:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dominion v Fox Lawsuit
Replies: 112
Views: 8424

Re: Dominion v Fox Lawsuit

Just because a TV is tuned to Fox does not mean anyone is watching. I know it counts in the ratings game, but some places just have it on to have something on. No, but the same with any other channel. if it is on someone may be watching it, or wanted to watch it, and people in passing will gain a g...

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by seb146
Wed Mar 22, 2023 2:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dominion v Fox Lawsuit
Replies: 112
Views: 8424

Re: Dominion v Fox Lawsuit

Just because a TV is tuned to Fox does not mean anyone is watching. I know it counts in the ratings game, but some places just have it on to have something on.

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by seb146
Tue Mar 21, 2023 6:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Organization found guilty on all counts of criminal tax fraud
Replies: 86
Views: 7409

Re: Trump Organization found guilty on all counts of criminal tax fraud

If the argument is that Trump was playing around with these woman and then Cohen, on his own initiative paid them off with no discussion of Trump re imbursing him, then the obvious question is 'why'?. Cohen had stated that he would take a bullet for Trump, and was fiercely loyal to him. Until he wa...

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by seb146
Tue Mar 21, 2023 6:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tennessee governor signs bill restricting drag shows
Replies: 71
Views: 4684

Re: Tennessee governor signs bill restricting drag shows

Preface: I am not a fan of drag, and I find it needlessly ostentatious the way I find a lot of things needlessly ostentatious. That being said, the only thing eye roll worthy about that statement is the singular focus you have toward LGBTQ-oriented risque shows (also please define risque, legally),...

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by seb146
Mon Mar 20, 2023 6:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The greatest YouTube drama of all time
Replies: 6
Views: 901

Re: The greatest YouTube drama of all time

The thread title immediately had me thinking of another meaty subject for the masses; “the history of early Hungarian cabinetmaking.” My favorite YT drama is when Mrs. Avis Crocumb is showing us how she made dishes for Audly End House during the Victorian Era and throws her epic shade and drama at ...

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by seb146
Mon Mar 20, 2023 6:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 20 years ago; the Invasion of Iraq
Replies: 91
Views: 4004

Re: 20 years ago; the Invasion of Iraq

Twenty years ago operation "Iraqi Freedom" began. Countless lives were lost. No WMDs were found. No 'domino effect' of democracy spreading through the region occurred. An estimated $2.4 trillion was spent. Incalculable human cost in terms of PTSD inflicted on countless soldiers and civili...

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by seb146
Sun Mar 19, 2023 3:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Organization found guilty on all counts of criminal tax fraud
Replies: 86
Views: 7409

Re: Trump Organization found guilty on all counts of criminal tax fraud

I doubt he will be arrested Tuesday. This is just his way of staying in the headlines. Letting his followers know he is still and will forever be the victim. But, mostly, that he is still relevant.

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by seb146
Sat Mar 18, 2023 2:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is the GOP's war on "woke" a party winner, but an overall loser?
Replies: 88
Views: 4589

Re: Is the GOP's war on "woke" a party winner, but an overall loser?

STT757, I agree with your post, especially on the social media piece. I believe that social media gave a false impression of importance to everyone, however uneducated or extremist they are. Everyone has an opinion and that opinion has to be shared with the world. Woke, or call it whatever, could a...

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by seb146
Sat Mar 18, 2023 2:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nominee for FAA Administrator Lacks Aviation Knowledge
Replies: 82
Views: 4302

Re: Nominee for FAA Administrator Lacks Aviation Knowledge

Who, then, should be hired for this position? The CEO of Spirit? The general manager of ATC Oakland? The CFO of Boeing? Who is the ideal candidate to oversee certifications and upgrades of airports and air safety? Perhaps, the FAA is spread across too many areas, technical, political and financial....

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by seb146
Fri Mar 17, 2023 5:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nominee for FAA Administrator Lacks Aviation Knowledge
Replies: 82
Views: 4302

Re: Nominee for FAA Administrator Lacks Aviation Knowledge

Who, then, should be hired for this position? The CEO of Spirit? The general manager of ATC Oakland? The CFO of Boeing? Who is the ideal candidate to oversee certifications and upgrades of airports and air safety?

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by seb146
Fri Mar 17, 2023 5:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is the GOP's war on "woke" a party winner, but an overall loser?
Replies: 88
Views: 4589

Re: Is the GOP's war on "woke" a party winner, but an overall loser?

So we should not allow people to transition at all? Because there might be an athlete somewhere who transitioned to female at some point that might win something at one point? Why is it, then, that cis-females can and are encouraged to play in traditional male sports against cis-men? Some choices h...

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by seb146
Thu Mar 16, 2023 6:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is the GOP's war on "woke" a party winner, but an overall loser?
Replies: 88
Views: 4589

Re: Is the GOP's war on "woke" a party winner, but an overall loser?

I like Bill Maher's take: https://youtu.be/Ov0a5dETrgE?t=441 Another one: https://www.thewrap.com/bill-maher-woke-culture-language-a-joke/ My general problem with contemporary progressives is that everything is shoved down your throat. You have to speak, behave, and think exactly per their expectat...

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by seb146
Thu Mar 16, 2023 6:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is the GOP's war on "woke" a party winner, but an overall loser?
Replies: 88
Views: 4589

Re: Is the GOP's war on "woke" a party winner, but an overall loser?

But transgender has much, much, much more to do with simply one woman winning one race one time. Not all trans women will win their event. Why? Because not all women win against other women. I am a man so should I beat Usain Bolt? Absolutely not! There is so much more that goes into sport than simp...

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by seb146
Thu Mar 16, 2023 4:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Silicon Valley Bank Collapse
Replies: 102
Views: 6337

Re: Silicon Valley Bank Collapse

That’s not exactly true. They, as has the Democrats, holding the debt ceiling hostage. The USG can, and will, make their debt payments. Without borrowing capacity, that could force the Treasury to prioritize other obligations for payment. The Treasury has plenty of cash flow to make monthly debt se...

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by seb146
Thu Mar 16, 2023 4:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi cuts welfare to the poor nearly 90% while sending it to Brett Favre
Replies: 9
Views: 1430

Re: Mississippi cuts welfare to the poor nearly 90% while sending it to Brett Favre

Isn't this a federal program so all these funds have to be spent on this specific need? How can anyone justify a volleyball arena as helping feed starving families?

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by seb146
Thu Mar 16, 2023 4:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Proposed law requiring bloggers to register
Replies: 13
Views: 1458

Re: Proposed law requiring bloggers to register

Isn't this an attack on free speech outlined in the First Amendment?

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by seb146
Thu Mar 16, 2023 4:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: March Madness Picks?
Replies: 15
Views: 850

Re: March Madness Picks?

I say this every March and will continue to say it:

As long as Gonzaga loses, I am a winner!

I would like to see one of the smaller or lesser known schools win. Texas A&M-CC or GCU or FDU. I know it will not happen but it would be fun to see.

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by seb146
Thu Mar 16, 2023 3:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is the GOP's war on "woke" a party winner, but an overall loser?
Replies: 88
Views: 4589

Re: Is the GOP's war on "woke" a party winner, but an overall loser?

I assume you are referring to the swimmer Lia Thomas. That is one example but having biological men who identify as women compete in women's sports isn't fair. Trans women take prescription drugs to increase estrogen and block testosterone. They are not simply wearing women's clothes. I know that i...

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by seb146
Wed Mar 15, 2023 1:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most annoying car features
Replies: 121
Views: 5337

Re: Most annoying car features

Kent350787 wrote:
I’m totally on board with the piano black hate, and would like to add “carbon fibre” (or fiber). It mostly isn’t so looks as fake as it is.


I am glad the matte finish was just a one year thing and it went away.

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by seb146
Wed Mar 15, 2023 1:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is the GOP's war on "woke" a party winner, but an overall loser?
Replies: 88
Views: 4589

Re: Is the GOP's war on "woke" a party winner, but an overall loser?

Like that one woman who won that one race that one time? I work with people who use they/them pronouns. It was odd at first, but it is their life and has zero impact on mine while respecting their life. I don't understand why the big deal? Same with trans people. If a person has never felt right li...

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