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by NIKV69
Fri Jul 01, 2022 9:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 16
Views: 335

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Carry

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by NIKV69
Wed Jun 29, 2022 1:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What shipping carriers do you mostly ship with?
Replies: 8
Views: 406

Re: What shipping carriers do you mostly ship with?

UPS and Fedex are B2B companies, they don't know how to deal with private customers, even if they're now trying, when before that wasn't even an option. Here in France aside from the national post (French USPS) what is becoming more and more common are ultra cheap transport, where you print the lab...

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by NIKV69
Tue Jun 28, 2022 1:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Next SCOTUS nominee proceedings: constitutional crisis looming?
Replies: 38
Views: 1469

Re: Next SCOTUS nominee proceedings: constitutional crisis looming?

There is no longer a filibuster on Judicial nominees, that ended during Harry Reid's term as majority senate leader, all recent appointees have been confirmed without a filibuster (less than 60 votes). So its not going to happen. Yep and the term "constitutional crisis" is just another pr...

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by NIKV69
Sun Jun 26, 2022 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade
Replies: 1027
Views: 41217

Re: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade

acavpics wrote:

whereas Texas ans Arizona are trending leftwards, as seen by recent elections.


Texas is really? A Republican woman born in Mexico just won a seat that has been blue for over a hundred years yea they are really trending left. :sarcastic:

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by NIKV69
Fri Jun 24, 2022 10:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade
Replies: 1027
Views: 41217

Re: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows

SEAorPWM wrote:

That said, how do two mostly white, poorly-educated rural states (KY and ME) have so much power in the Senate right now?


You remember every state has two senators in congress right?

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by NIKV69
Fri Jun 24, 2022 3:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade
Replies: 1027
Views: 41217

Re: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows

N867DA wrote:
Not a surprising result at all. I really don't see any point in having a unified country anymore. Maybe devolution to some EU-like loose coalition of independent, sovereign states would be better.


We had a unified country before this decision?

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by NIKV69
Thu Jun 23, 2022 4:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade
Replies: 1027
Views: 41217

Re: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows

Kiwirob wrote:
Wouldn't the clerks be protected by whistleblower laws?


They aren't whistleblowers if they leak which way a ruling may go.

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by NIKV69
Wed Jun 22, 2022 6:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 402
Views: 15495

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

What is this mental illness the far right has with investigating real issues of fraud? Its not with the right its with the left and it's called Trump Derangment Russia interfered, and quite possibly aided trump in 2016 No that didn't happen, it was a fair election. Keep convincing yourself that Tru...

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by NIKV69
Wed Jun 22, 2022 5:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 402
Views: 15495

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

Reality Check. Show your work on the Illegitimate . OK https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/hillary-clinton-trump-is-an-illegitimate-president/2019/09/26/29195d5a-e099-11e9-b199-f638bf2c340f_story.html https://www.msnbc.com/the-last-word/watch/john-lewis-calls-trump-an-illegitimate-president-854...

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by NIKV69
Wed Jun 22, 2022 4:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 402
Views: 15495

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

No one said he was illegitimate Yea ok, every Dem member of congress that loves the micophone including Hillary said it constantly. I mean really? . He lost the popular vote. Twice. Reality check, the popular vote means nothing unless you are MSNBC and CNN. It's not how we pick our president but do...

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by NIKV69
Wed Jun 22, 2022 1:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 402
Views: 15495

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

Nancy wants to keep crying wolf until November but apparently outside the usual sheep, no-one cares. IRL folks are more concerned about the "transitory" inflation and Putin's Price Hikes. I don't think 1/6 is in most peoples Top Ten. We'll see in November how good a job Vlad does on steal...

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by NIKV69
Tue Jun 21, 2022 5:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 402
Views: 15495

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

Newark727 wrote:

If they do I guarantee you will be saying exactly the same things you are now.


More nonsense as usual but no I won't. The process is the process I just don't like when people make it pollical.

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by NIKV69
Tue Jun 21, 2022 4:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 402
Views: 15495

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

Copy that - Republicans are above consequences for their actions as long as they win elections. Nice Spin but those are your words, not mine. If you have the evidence like Schiff says then charge him. If not then shut up. This show trial is just designed to take voters eyes off the ball this Novemb...

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by NIKV69
Tue Jun 21, 2022 12:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 402
Views: 15495

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

You're probably right, there are a lot of Republicans like Mitt Romney, Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger who would likely gladly cheat to help a Democrat beat Trump. Good for them but at this point the Dems are going to be handed a devastating loss in this election as well as in two years. We are so f...

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by NIKV69
Fri Jun 17, 2022 12:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Joe Biden is currently one of the least popular Presidents in US history, moreso than Trump
Replies: 107
Views: 5857

Re: Joe Biden is currently one of the least popular Presidents in US history, moreso than Trump

This country is in a "total disaster" because MAGAs are still out there insisting the November election, the one coming up in five months, is rigged. They are training gun toting thugs to reject ballots from anyone other than MAGA candidates. .... It's statements like these that make ever...

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by NIKV69
Wed Jun 15, 2022 9:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Joe Biden is currently one of the least popular Presidents in US history, moreso than Trump
Replies: 107
Views: 5857

Re: Joe Biden is currently one of the least popular Presidents in US history, moreso than Trump

Even if Biden were to, somehow, get gas prices back to $2 per gallon, Republicans would still be screaming "on this one day he was the least popular!" Interesting how polls didn't matter 2016-2020, but they matter now..... How? He is reason for this mess we are in. He killed the pipe line...

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by NIKV69
Mon Jun 13, 2022 10:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Joe Biden is currently one of the least popular Presidents in US history, moreso than Trump
Replies: 107
Views: 5857

Re: Joe Biden is currently one of the least popular Presidents in US history, moreso than Trump

In a weird way, Joe Biden being elected could possibly be the best thing to ever happen to the Republican Party. Already is. The AOC faction of the party has destroyed it with the progressive garbage and now the economy is tethering on being destroyed for a very long time. Worse than Carter. I know...

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by NIKV69
Sun Jun 12, 2022 12:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LIV Golf Players Denounce Their PGA Tour Suspensions: 'It Makes No Sense.'
Replies: 54
Views: 2622

Re: LIV Golf Players Denounce Their PGA Tour Suspensions: 'It Makes No Sense.'

Aaron747 wrote:

Nobody's saying they can't - hello? It just means they will be judged by other organizations for that association with KSA.


The PGA tour is just screwing themselves. The more big names flee the more marginalized they become. Once DJ fled it should have been a wake up call.

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by NIKV69
Fri Jun 10, 2022 10:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LIV Golf Players Denounce Their PGA Tour Suspensions: 'It Makes No Sense.'
Replies: 54
Views: 2622

Re: LIV Golf Players Denounce Their PGA Tour Suspensions: 'It Makes No Sense.'

The PGA tour, as well as LIV, and all the players on the tours are all about MONEY. Nothing else. Human rights is just being used to divert attention. When you and a friend play 18 holes on the weekend, you are doing it for fun. At a tour level, money is what drives people, along with the sponsorsh...

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by NIKV69
Thu Jun 09, 2022 9:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 402
Views: 15495

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

TangoandCash wrote:
What to expect: political theater from both sides. I'll get my popcorn.


Won't be watching but I will be on election night.

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by NIKV69
Wed Jun 08, 2022 10:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade
Replies: 1027
Views: 41217

Re: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows

The murderous lunatic makes a very good argument for term limiting Supreme Court justices. But if simply violence was all it took to destroy "credibility and positions," the erstwhile pro-life side wouldn't have a leg to stand on. No it makes an argument for people like Schumer not to inc...

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by NIKV69
Wed Jun 08, 2022 10:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canada promises not to take peoples guns!!
Replies: 98
Views: 4210

Re: Canada promises not to take peoples guns!!

Aaron747 wrote:
It’s basically America


No more like Europe. High tax much more government but if you like it you can live in either.

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by NIKV69
Wed Jun 08, 2022 4:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canada promises not to take peoples guns!!
Replies: 98
Views: 4210

Re: Canada promises not to take peoples guns!!

I never understood Canada but it seems the people there seem to be content with the government telling them what to do. To each their own.

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by NIKV69
Sat Jun 04, 2022 10:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Avenatti gets 4 years in prison for cheating Stormy Daniels
Replies: 6
Views: 1137

Re: Avenatti gets 4 years in prison for cheating Stormy Daniels

To think CNN and MSNBC wanted him to be president. Oh how the mighty have fallen.

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by NIKV69
Fri Jun 03, 2022 10:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Police fatally shoot Texas escapee who killed 5 while on run
Replies: 12
Views: 864

Re: Police fatally shoot Texas escapee who killed 5 while on run

DIRECTFLT wrote:

Maybe we should start treating cartel members like we did ISIS members. Like combatants. Shoot first and questions later kind of procedure...???


What does Cartel members have to do with this story? Or is this your way of questioning how law enforcement handled this?

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by NIKV69
Thu Jun 02, 2022 1:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 135
Views: 6773

Re: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

victrola wrote:

Yep, it was real fun to watch this play out!


Not nearly as fun as what November will bring

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by NIKV69
Mon May 30, 2022 3:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 135
Views: 6773

Re: Hillary agreed to leak Russia Hoax Trump Info to FBI

The “deplorables” comment was one of the most truthful moments of 2016. Actually it was one of the most stupidest things any candidate has said on the campaign trail. I am glad she said it though for it hurt her badly and contributed to her loss in the election in addition to showing the country wh...

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by NIKV69
Sun May 29, 2022 8:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ray Liotta Passes Away, Aged 67
Replies: 22
Views: 1427

Re: Ray Liotta Passes Away, Aged 67

ACDC8 wrote:
T18 wrote:
I knew his name but looking thru his filmography I think Bee Movie was all I've seen. Any recommends for the best of his I should search for?

In no particular order:

1) Goodfellas
2) Goodfellas
3) Goodfellas


I am partial to the movie where his brain was on the menu.

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by NIKV69
Fri May 27, 2022 1:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 15721

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

At this point, its becoming very clear, had Police done its job correctly, children wouldn't have died. The shooter was outside shooting for 12 minutes before he went in and started killing children https://www.wsj.com/articles/uvalde-residents-voice-frustration-over-shooting-response-11653588161 U...

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by NIKV69
Fri May 27, 2022 12:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ray Liotta Passes Away, Aged 67
Replies: 22
Views: 1427

Re: Ray Liotta Passes Away, Aged 67

Unreal, I refuse to believe this.

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by NIKV69
Wed May 25, 2022 12:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 135
Views: 6773

Re: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

The media also reported that nothing came of Abrams's claims and there was no concrete evidence of wrongdoing in the GA gubernatorial race. You're getting confused by your own emotions. The lead-up to and day of Jan 6th with the totally unprecedented scenario of VP refusing to listen to a gaggle of...

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by NIKV69
Tue May 24, 2022 9:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 135
Views: 6773

Re: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

Stunningly bad take. If you can’t tell the difference between WH advisers planning to stop a Congressional confirmation process (and VP refusing to play along out of principle) and misinformation during campaign season, I don’t think anything positive can really be said. What are you talking about?...

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by NIKV69
Tue May 24, 2022 1:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 135
Views: 6773

Re: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

It actually starts long before that. Yet nobody said it was a threat against democracy and a big lie until 2020. Got it. So we are just glossing over the fact that Hillary was sus of the story and wanted more information so she, or someone in her camp, gave the report to someone who had connections...

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by NIKV69
Mon May 23, 2022 9:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 135
Views: 6773

Re: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

In 2020, we had the election fraud narrative, being pushed heavily by Trump. I'm not singling him out, just saying that neither side is free of false claims. We have the justice system to sort these out, but it's important that the results be accepted, rather than either side claiming further consp...

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by NIKV69
Mon May 23, 2022 5:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 135
Views: 6773

Re: Hillary agreed to leak Russia Hoax Trump Info to FBI

I want to make sure you understand what occurred. Sure the MSM spent 4 years saying Trump's win in the general election was illegitimate and it was complete BS. Now it has come to light that Hillary was aware of more complete BS that was leaked to a reporter hoping it was true when everyone knew it...

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by NIKV69
Mon May 23, 2022 3:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2022 Roland Garros
Replies: 3
Views: 798

Re: 2022 Roland Garros

luckyone wrote:
it's pretty clear that Osaka isn't 100% committed to tennis and would rather be doing other things.

Sure seems that way. Sad. She let a lot of things bother her and it's costing her wins.

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by NIKV69
Sat May 21, 2022 12:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 135
Views: 6773

Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

Well not that any sane person would have believed this whole media driven disinformation (as CNN and MSNBC like to call it) but I am glad the facts are coming out. I knew Podesta and Palmeri were pure evil but wow. Just wow. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/hillary-clinton-durham-investigation-robby-moo...

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by NIKV69
Wed May 18, 2022 9:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gasoline prices, it hurts.
Replies: 630
Views: 40462

Re: Gasoline prices, it hurts.

Even during the Great Recession, which started under the GWB administration and went into the Obama administration, Democrats have been pointing out that the president has zero to do with gas prices. With oil trading under $70 a barrel but the price at the pump going up, this is corporate greed, pl...

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by NIKV69
Mon May 16, 2022 1:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 201
Views: 9213

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

johns624 wrote:
You still need a background check to purchase firearms.


Shhhh! No sanity or fact allowed when trying to disparage America or Texas when it comes to guns. :sarcastic:

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by NIKV69
Sun May 15, 2022 4:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 201
Views: 9213

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

T54A wrote:
Guns. You guys definitely need more guns. And definitely no licenses and background checks. Just guns for everyone. That will fix things.


I don't remember anyone saying we don't need permits and background checks but don't get let that stand in the way to a anti USA rant. :sarcastic:

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by NIKV69
Sun May 15, 2022 2:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Water Wars & Mega Droughts in the US Southwest
Replies: 75
Views: 4307

Re: Water Wars & Mega Droughts in the US Southwest

Lake Mead is a reservoir formed by the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River in the Southwestern United States. It is located in the states of Nevada and Arizona, 24 mi (39 km) east of Las Vegas. It is the largest reservoir in the US in terms of water capacity. Lake Mead provides water to the states of ...

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by NIKV69
Fri May 13, 2022 10:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package
Replies: 115
Views: 5812

Re: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package

Anywhere you add up, the US vastly overspends Europe. All that money won't bring back those dead people. Or the ones who will die in the months that lie ahead but it's ok. As I said when it comes to bad actors you either do something or you don't. If it makes you feel good sending money great. I am...

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by NIKV69
Fri May 13, 2022 2:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package
Replies: 115
Views: 5812

Re: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package

LOL ‘take out Putin’...mmkay sure, how, exactly, oh great global strategist, you? And once that’s done, replace with who/what? And how will other countries react? Yeah, not well thought through aye? :sarcastic: Oh yea lets just leave things as they are so Ukraine will have to live with Russian occu...

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by NIKV69
Fri May 13, 2022 12:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package
Replies: 115
Views: 5812

Re: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package

bennett123 wrote:
Not sending it increases the risk that Ukraine DOES collapse.


If we care so much then take out Putin and give Ukraine some troop and air support to get the rest of Russia out of their country. This is BS. What's next 100 Billion?

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by NIKV69
Wed May 11, 2022 10:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties
Replies: 127
Views: 6315

Re: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties

Americans, and to some extent Canadians, have been so indoctrinated with this fantasy that cares and airplanes are the only travel options. We have been told for decades that trains are slow and unreliable all while watching EU, Japan, and China build high speed networks in addition to air and road...

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by NIKV69
Wed May 11, 2022 12:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties
Replies: 127
Views: 6315

Re: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties

alfa164 wrote:
You obviously aren't familiar with the successful HSR services between DC, New York, and Boston.

:roll:




That is because the Acela isn't real HSR what is their average speed? 80? China much faster.

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by NIKV69
Tue May 10, 2022 8:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties
Replies: 127
Views: 6315

Re: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties

Let the free market decide, amiright? You sure are and we will see it when this boondoggle is over. High speed rail are generally preferrable to air travel whenever they are available, especially when the train trip is about ~1-4 hours long. I seriously doubt this, HSR works in countries like China...

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by NIKV69
Mon May 09, 2022 11:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties
Replies: 127
Views: 6315

Re: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties

IMO, the current plan to wander through the Central valley while connecting the Bay area with LA is quite similar to the reason Micky Mouse left Minnie Mouse. They lost a lot of support with that. It makes more sense than following 101 because more people live in the Central Valley and would make i...

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by NIKV69
Sun May 08, 2022 1:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Yorkers don't feel safe at home anymore
Replies: 80
Views: 5869

Re: New Yorkers don't feel safe at home anymore

Covid crime wave happened. It happened all across the country, not just "liberal" cities. Crime spikes when people are stuck inside. It is not "blame the libs" even though that is the favorite saying of Republicans. This happened because people were stuck inside and people, espe...

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by NIKV69
Tue May 03, 2022 12:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ron Galella dies at 91
Replies: 2
Views: 575

Re: Ron Galella dies at 91

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
There’s a name from the past! He was always getting headlines in NY about getting Jackie O photos. Considered scum, now a hero, America.


He had some of the best driving skills of any photog that is for sure.

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