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by seb146
Thu Jan 20, 2022 4:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Freight Trains being robbed in LA
Replies: 43
Views: 1792

Re: Freight Trains being robbed in LA

It’s actually a Federal crime, but the Federal agencies can’t be bothered—FBI for one. The UP Police have limited power to stop it. Federal law enforcement budgets have been cut year after year. Which party was in control of all three branches of government starting in 2016? Recall that spending bi...

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by seb146
Thu Jan 20, 2022 4:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Pull forward and wait’ at the drive thru
Replies: 67
Views: 3770

Re: ‘Pull forward and wait’ at the drive thru

Which is why I love In N out and Chick Fil A you never have to wait! One of my former co-workers went to Seattle and really wanted In-N-Out in Salem. They got off I-5, saw the line, and went on to Popeyes at the truck stop. WHY???? I prayed for her soul that day... You need to inform her that was a...

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by seb146
Wed Jan 19, 2022 4:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Pull forward and wait’ at the drive thru
Replies: 67
Views: 3770

Re: ‘Pull forward and wait’ at the drive thru

Life is too short to be stressing over a 2 or 3 minute wait. Which is why I love In N out and Chick Fil A you never have to wait! One of my former co-workers went to Seattle and really wanted In-N-Out in Salem. They got off I-5, saw the line, and went on to Popeyes at the truck stop. WHY???? I pray...

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by seb146
Tue Jan 18, 2022 6:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Pull forward and wait’ at the drive thru
Replies: 67
Views: 3770

Re: ‘Pull forward and wait’ at the drive thru

I prefer curbside service to drive through. I can order online from home, then pick up my order as soon as I arrive at the restaurant. If I don't do that, I'll just go inside, order, and wait inside. I hate waiting in line in a car breathing the exhaust from the car in front of me. If it is dry goo...

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by seb146
Mon Jan 17, 2022 6:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4129

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

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The founder of the right wing group Oath Keepers, along with other Oath Keepers, have been charged with seditious conspiracy related to the 1/6 domestic terror attack

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by seb146
Sun Jan 16, 2022 4:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Large Volcanic eruption near Tonga
Replies: 61
Views: 6309

Re: Large Volcanic eruption near Tonga

We had some boats damaged up the coast from us in Winchester Bay and there were others damaged in Sausalito and along Lost Coast in Mendocino County. I wonder, though: This is the second tsunami I have been coastal for. SFO, OAK, YVR, JNU, HNL and OTH are right on the water. Many others, too. What i...

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by seb146
Sun Jan 16, 2022 4:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8984

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Good thing it boiled over finally. The results were ugly, but it usually puts the fire out for a while. That is until someone keeps putting more logs on it by calling people childish names and pretending there is only one side to the problem and that history doesn’t matter. Let me get this straight...

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by seb146
Fri Jan 14, 2022 6:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4129

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

The moment these people are convicted, all their cell phone records and whatnot can be used by FBI to find who talked to whom and what exactly happened. It will go both horizontal and vertical and hopefully there would be a day where Mr. Trump himself would be prosecuted. He won't. His party will n...

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by seb146
Fri Jan 14, 2022 6:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8984

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Remember when Bush won and he was illegitimate? Remember when he won again and was still illegitimate? Remember when Obama won and if you don’t vote for him you were a racist? Remember when he won again and if you didn’t vote for him you were still a racist? Remember when Trump won and he stole the...

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by seb146
Thu Jan 13, 2022 2:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8984

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

From this side of the pond it looked like a mob intent on preventing the democratic process operating because a politician of the wrong political complexion was being confirmed as head of state. Would they have done the same if the situation were reversed (Trump had been declared winner but they be...

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by seb146
Wed Jan 12, 2022 3:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8984

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

From this side of the pond it looked like a mob intent on preventing the democratic process operating because a politician of the wrong political complexion was being confirmed as head of state. Would they have done the same if the situation were reversed (Trump had been declared winner but they be...

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by seb146
Wed Jan 12, 2022 5:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Freaky accident
Replies: 16
Views: 985

Re: Freaky accident

NIKV69 wrote:
Yes it takes quite a speed to roll a car. I am glad no fatalities.


10MPH. Depending on what else the driver was doing and what else was going on.

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by seb146
Wed Jan 12, 2022 5:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8984

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Guns were found on the domestic terrorists on 1/6. I don't believe that is factually correct. I can't say that all participants were armed, but some were. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/crime/capitol-riot-molotov-cocktail-trump-b1957164.html Most heavily armed January 6 rioter pl...

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by seb146
Tue Jan 11, 2022 12:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8984

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Sorry but it's not a fact my friend. Take the picture in the NPR article. One guy in the foreground has pepper spray and the 25 guys behind him have nothing in their hands except the guy in the white looks like he has a phone charger. Armed to the teeth would have them all armed with at least knive...

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by seb146
Mon Jan 10, 2022 5:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8984

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Huh? This statement is totally false. Just to back up my fact https://www.npr.org/2021/03/19/977879589/yes-capitol-rioters-were-armed-here-are-the-weapons-prosecutors-say-they-used https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/crime/capitol-riot-molotov-cocktail-trump-b1957164.html https://www....

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by seb146
Sun Jan 09, 2022 4:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8984

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

armed to the teeth. Huh? This statement is totally false. Just to back up my fact https://www.npr.org/2021/03/19/977879589/yes-capitol-rioters-were-armed-here-are-the-weapons-prosecutors-say-they-used https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/crime/capitol-riot-molotov-cocktail-trump-b19571...

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by seb146
Sat Jan 08, 2022 5:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taco Bell is selling a $10 monthly taco subscription
Replies: 18
Views: 1213

Re: Taco Bell is selling a $10 monthly taco subscription

If they were actual real tacos, I would do it. What Taco Bell serves are not tacos. I do like their steak breakfast burritos.

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by seb146
Sat Jan 08, 2022 5:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8984

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

cairns wrote:
Name one person who's been charged with "insurrection".


That's actually what the 1/6 committee is looking at. But, with all the minions failing to respond to their subpoenas, that investigation is slowing.

If they are so innocent, why won't they testify under oath?

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by seb146
Sat Jan 08, 2022 5:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8984

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Not a Republican, but I think Biden won pretty convincingly. Not by a lot, but he won. As for people refusing to believe it, guess what. The number of Democrats who denied Trump's lawful election in Jan 2018 was probably also 70%. Have we forgotten that already? Uncomfortable memory? Meanwhile, in ...

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by seb146
Fri Jan 07, 2022 7:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New social media channel Truth Social
Replies: 22
Views: 1000

Re: New social media channel Truth Social

Social media isn't media of information. They are media of emotion. This applies to both those mainstreams and the fringer ones. As long as people are communicating with emotion amd sensation as enabled and encouraged by design of these platforms, no amount of factchecking can correct people's mind...

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by seb146
Fri Jan 07, 2022 5:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8984

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

It was an attempted coup carried out by right wing domestic terrorists. We need to start being honest about this. We should have been honest about this since the beginning. They were there to execute Pelosi and Pence and install their god as king. To have one man think and speak for us all. The majo...

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by seb146
Thu Jan 06, 2022 7:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Australian Open 2022
Replies: 300
Views: 12286

Re: Australian Open 2022

So no Serena and there has not been a good male tennis player since Andre.... :duck: :box:

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by seb146
Wed Jan 05, 2022 1:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 5942

Re: Germany, with Green Party in ruling coalition, welcome gas as green energy but reject labelling nuclear as green

Science is very close to CO2 recycling. What can be made with spent fuel rods and the water used to cool the rods?

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by seb146
Tue Jan 04, 2022 6:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What do you think would go well in a Welch's Sparkling Rosé Grape Juice? (NO Alcohol please)
Replies: 7
Views: 514

Re: What do you think would go well in a Welch's Sparkling Rosé Grape Juice? (NO Alcohol please)

My favorite TV chef, Ina Garten (aka The Barefoot Contessa) routinely puts alcohol in many of her desserts. She made a grapefruit granita with prosecco but you could substitute the prosecco for sparkling cider or, in your case, sparkling grape juice.

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by seb146
Tue Jan 04, 2022 1:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Betty White passes away at age 99
Replies: 20
Views: 1230

Re: Betty White passes away at age 99

There was a cartoon showing her talking to St. Peter at the Pearly Gates. St. Peter says something like "You lived to 99 and everyone thinks you went too soon which says a lot about you..." Yes. Same.

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by seb146
Tue Jan 04, 2022 1:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7988

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

Correct, when people say it is "paid for," it really means that they are either fools, or untrustworthy liars. I don't even think Joe Manchin is a good person. I think he is a corrupt coal guy. But, he has higher morals than nearly everyone else, because DC is a swamp absolutely filled wi...

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by seb146
Mon Jan 03, 2022 7:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7988

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

So which bits is he still unhappy with?. I think his major problem is that BBB has the spending over 3 years while the income is spread over 10 years, making the real cost more like $6 trillion over the 10 years and an additional $4 trillion in deficit spending over the period. Smoke and mirrors ac...

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by seb146
Mon Jan 03, 2022 5:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Harry Reid Dies at Age 82
Replies: 5
Views: 718

Re: Harry Reid Dies at Age 82

There is nothing in the Constitution in favor of a filibuster so those of you righties dancing on Ried's grave over getting rid of the filibuster, think again. And just remember this thread when a Republican dies. "But we would never do that...." save it. Harry Reid was a right wing Democr...

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by seb146
Sun Jan 02, 2022 4:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall
Replies: 120
Views: 4674

Re: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall

Coddle the bad guy? Have you ever been to jail? It’s horrific and shocking that such appalling conditions exist in America. Criminals are not coddled in this country, period. No I don’t want to go to jail hence I don’t commit crimes. More and more no bail legislation is going to lead to more crime....

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by seb146
Sat Jan 01, 2022 5:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall
Replies: 120
Views: 4674

Re: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall

The 2nd amendment is never going anywhere, nor should it. Maybe we should stop demonizing law enforcement to the extent that no one wants to work in it anymore. Make the career attractive again and it will be easier to attract more qualified applicants. As it stands now, not many people want to tak...

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by seb146
Sat Jan 01, 2022 3:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall
Replies: 120
Views: 4674

Re: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall

First, you should stop calling them cops. You’ve got uneducated blow hards. Statistics also show they are far from having the most risky jobs. Start educating them(3+ years), and start profiling them. Include well educated social workers and people with pedagogical education and experience. Get rid...

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by seb146
Sat Jan 01, 2022 3:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Betty White passes away at age 99
Replies: 20
Views: 1230

Re: Betty White passes away at age 99

I only got to see Mary Tyler Moore reruns and she was hilarious. My favorite was, of course, every St. Olaf story on Golden Girls. Sonja Klingenhoffer. "That's what the crow said!!" She was one of a kind.

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by seb146
Thu Dec 30, 2021 2:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Record Snowfall in the Western United States
Replies: 10
Views: 901

Re: Record Snowfall in the Western United States

Oregon had snow on the ocean beaches. It lasted about five minutes but still...

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by seb146
Wed Dec 29, 2021 3:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7988

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

This bill would help citizens of his state by providing child care and better paying jobs. So, he and his constituents are against that? Oh, that's right... it would give Biden and Democrats a win and, really, that is more important than improving people's lives... Is it possible people want those ...

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by seb146
Tue Dec 28, 2021 7:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7988

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

Agreed, Joe Manchin should be remembered for standing up when it was unpopular. Whether he did it to protect our country, to preserve the coal industry or to praise Lucifer himself, he still a good thing. I used to be against AOC, but now I think she makes my points better than I ever could. People...

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by seb146
Tue Dec 28, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7988

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

I’d say Manchin is pretty good politician, he’s representing his state as the state would want him to vote. He’s popular there, he’s the only state-wide elected Democrat, has been re-elected after being the governor, in a state Trump won 2-1. WV didn’t send him to the Senate to back Chuck Schumer o...

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by seb146
Mon Dec 27, 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7988

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

Republicans voted it down because they hate Biden. Manchin voted it down because he is drunk with power. And, yes, I understand there have been other Democrats who demanded things be taken out. Manchin has been the most vocal about it. Manchin has been saying from day one that he would vote for it ...

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by seb146
Sat Dec 25, 2021 7:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7988

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

I’d say Manchin is pretty good politician, he’s representing his state as the state would want him to vote. He’s popular there, he’s the only state-wide elected Democrat, has been re-elected after being the governor, in a state Trump won 2-1. WV didn’t send him to the Senate to back Chuck Schumer o...

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by seb146
Sat Dec 25, 2021 7:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7988

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

Republicans voted it down because they hate Biden. Manchin voted it down because he is drunk with power. And, yes, I understand there have been other Democrats who demanded things be taken out. Manchin has been the most vocal about it. Manchin has been saying from day one that he would vote for it ...

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by seb146
Fri Dec 24, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7988

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

I agree as always true case taking a good bill and trying to sneak stuff in. Again, there was much, much more in this bill when it first was written but Manchin demanded things be taken out so he would vote for it. And he still decided to vote against working families. He and Republicans will whine...

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by seb146
Thu Dec 23, 2021 6:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7988

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

Just too much in the bill, including dealing with immigration in ways many find unacceptable. Break up the elements of this bill bundle and vote on them in smaller groups that would likely pass like the subsidies and price regulations on diabetes drugs. I agree as always true case taking a good bil...

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by seb146
Thu Dec 23, 2021 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7988

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

Not much good to say about being invaded, colonized or borders changed by forcibly by treaty, but getting a new government might be one of the good things. We produce 22% of the global GDP with 5% of the population, have immigrants clamoring to reach our shores or airports, and are still the superp...

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by seb146
Thu Dec 23, 2021 1:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7988

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

Not much good to say about being invaded, colonized or borders changed by forcibly by treaty, but getting a new government might be one of the good things. We produce 22% of the global GDP with 5% of the population, have immigrants clamoring to reach our shores or airports, and are still the superp...

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by seb146
Wed Dec 22, 2021 3:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7988

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

To me the decision of Sen. Mancin in his own words and other reasons have several elements. While many people would benefit from the BBB bill, no one wants to pay for it or continue to increase the massive national debt. Many who would pay for it see some parts as encouraging people not getting job...

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by seb146
Mon Dec 20, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7988

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

Thank you Senator Manchin, It's been something to watch the Sunday shows this morning that is for sure. Best not to alienate Manchin any further or he may change parties than the Dems will have a problem. What happened to the Republican notion of "but if our guy loses, we will support the pres...

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by seb146
Mon Dec 20, 2021 3:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7988

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

To me the decision of Sen. Mancin in his own words and other reasons have several elements. While many people would benefit from the BBB bill, no one wants to pay for it or continue to increase the massive national debt. Many who would pay for it see some parts as encouraging people not getting job...

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by seb146
Sat Dec 18, 2021 5:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California governor says he will use legal tactics of Texas abortion ban to implement gun control
Replies: 51
Views: 3192

Re: California governor says he will use legal tactics of Texas abortion ban to implement gun control

There’s plenty of mass shootings with usually many more wounded than killed in Chicago. Shooter enters a social event, starts shooting at a rival and winds up wounding multiples of the one or two dead. Big difference between “mass murders with guns” and mass shootings. Chicago tops the list for mas...

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by seb146
Sat Dec 18, 2021 5:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4129

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

So, apparently, there are emails using a private account https://www.salon.com/2021/12/16/clinton-pokes-fun-at-meadows-use-of-private-emails-says-he-was-plotting-a-coup-detat/ https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/why-mark-meadows-use-personal-email-accounts-matters-n1285937 Sounds familiar, does...

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by seb146
Fri Dec 17, 2021 6:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California governor says he will use legal tactics of Texas abortion ban to implement gun control
Replies: 51
Views: 3192

Re: California governor says he will use legal tactics of Texas abortion ban to implement gun control

My point is, nation wide, straw purchases are rarely charged, Chicago is the poster child because A, it has a high rate of murders and 2, prosecutors there have a record of not charging criminals, see Kim Fox. As the law is now, prosecutors have to prove the purchaser knew the straw purchaser knew ...

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by seb146
Thu Dec 16, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California governor says he will use legal tactics of Texas abortion ban to implement gun control
Replies: 51
Views: 3192

Re: California governor says he will use legal tactics of Texas abortion ban to implement gun control

My point is, nation wide, straw purchases are rarely charged, Chicago is the poster child because A, it has a high rate of murders and 2, prosecutors there have a record of not charging criminals, see Kim Fox. As the law is now, prosecutors have to prove the purchaser knew the straw purchaser knew ...

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