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by NIKV69
Fri Aug 12, 2022 11:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Salman Rushdie stabbed on stage in New York
Replies: 26
Views: 1587

Re: Salman Rushdie stabbed on stage in New York

Except they consider legitimate criticism of religion to be insulting as well. Why should religion be immune from jokes, criticism or insults? Nothing else in this world is. We shouldn’t kowtow to these cowardly extremists. Can't have your cake and eat it. Don't want them to act out and kill people...

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by NIKV69
Fri Aug 12, 2022 9:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Salman Rushdie stabbed on stage in New York
Replies: 26
Views: 1587

Re: Salman Rushdie stabbed on stage in New York

Dutchy wrote:

There is no excuse to attack someone, certainly not based on a religion.


Well he insulted it and though I don't condone the act you have to understand what you are doing before you do it. I don't insult any other religion whether I like it or not.

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by NIKV69
Wed Aug 10, 2022 9:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Olivia Newton-John
Replies: 11
Views: 937

Re: RIP Olivia Newton-John

Everyone keeps talking about Sandy, the role she is most known for. Yes that is fantastic so many people have so many fond memories of her in that roll and those songs. But, for me, her best role was Kira in Xanadu. I remember hearing her on the radio in the 1970s singing "Let Me Be There"...

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by NIKV69
Wed Aug 10, 2022 9:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Roger E. Mosley (Magnum PI Actor) Passed On.
Replies: 7
Views: 451

Re: Roger E. Mosley (Magnum PI Actor) Passed On.

N14AZ wrote:
NIKV69 wrote:
I loved that Helicopter. RIP.

You mean this one (well, not exatly this one but a replica):


Of course, that scheme is sweet!

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by NIKV69
Wed Aug 10, 2022 2:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 252
Views: 13142

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

Ok, who is then? Attorney General maybe? Just been doing some reading up on how this all works in the US, so that would be my guess. No help from the audience. Nik made the claim, let Nik answer. AG? Much higher than that. I believe it's a combo of Pelosi and Kamala. Actually https://www.businessin...

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by NIKV69
Wed Aug 10, 2022 2:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 252
Views: 13142

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

I suspect the average Trumper won't link the two because they've been told it's a witch-hunt. To reach the conclusion you're suggesting would require the application of logic and reason, which are in short supply amongst the folks putting their hands in their pockets to fund this circus. If the evi...

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by NIKV69
Tue Aug 09, 2022 10:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 252
Views: 13142

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

seb146 wrote:
So, for the Republicans screaming about how this is partisan, I have two questions:

1. How is it partisan when the head of the FBI is a Republican?

The Head of the FBI is not calling the shots. Not even close.

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by NIKV69
Tue Aug 09, 2022 5:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 252
Views: 13142

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

Why should they? Especially the fact that it's likely an active investigation. You can always submit an FOIA request, of course... No need, they will have to tell us if they decide to charge him. I'm sorry, I saw these meme and had to share: "The fact that he was flushing documents down the to...

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by NIKV69
Tue Aug 09, 2022 4:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 252
Views: 13142

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

Have the released what they found in the raid?

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by NIKV69
Tue Aug 09, 2022 3:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Olivia Newton-John
Replies: 11
Views: 937

Re: RIP Olivia Newton-John

I can listen to her music all day long!

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by NIKV69
Tue Aug 09, 2022 1:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Roger E. Mosley (Magnum PI Actor) Passed On.
Replies: 7
Views: 451

Re: Roger E. Mosley (Magnum PI Actor) Passed On.

I loved that Helicopter. RIP.

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by NIKV69
Mon Aug 08, 2022 8:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Olivia Newton-John
Replies: 11
Views: 937

RIP Olivia Newton-John

https://ktla.com/entertainment/olivia-n ... ies-at-73/
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I felt like today sucked. I guess I was right. Godspeed.

https://ktla.com/entertainment/olivia-n ... ies-at-73/

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by NIKV69
Mon Aug 08, 2022 7:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brittney Griner Sentenced to 9 yrs
Replies: 116
Views: 5473

Re: Brittney Griner Sentenced to 9 yrs

We can of course debate the political nature of Russian courts or, indeed, their penal code. But that’s really besides the point; Ms. Griner knowingly brought drugs into Russia, and I have zero sympathy for her facing the consequences of that action. She is going to get a pass for those actions. Si...

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by NIKV69
Fri Aug 05, 2022 10:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sandy Hook denial shot down in court
Replies: 26
Views: 1896

Re: Sandy Hook denial shot down in court

victrola wrote:
Unfortunately, about 30% of the United States population are confirmed conspiracy theorists.


Yea but this one wasn't even close hence he pays a lot of money.

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by NIKV69
Thu Aug 04, 2022 11:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brittney Griner Sentenced to 9 yrs
Replies: 116
Views: 5473

Re: Brittney Griner Sentenced to 9 yrs

They will probably do a deal in the new year. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-62427635 Reports in US media suggest imprisoned Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout - known as the Merchant of Death - could be transferred by Washington to the Russian authorities as part of the deal. I say she i...

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by NIKV69
Wed Aug 03, 2022 12:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nancy Pelosi going to Taiwan
Replies: 109
Views: 7046

Re: Nancy Pelosi going to Taiwan

She's on the ground. Pink suit and all. Though I am against all her politics she does have a lot of style. That is so big of you to say. Not sure if this is a dig but I give my opinions popular or unpopular here. She definitely carries herself better than most in her party. Though she has complicat...

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by NIKV69
Tue Aug 02, 2022 5:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nancy Pelosi going to Taiwan
Replies: 109
Views: 7046

Re: Nancy Pelosi going to Taiwan

sz1998 wrote:
She's on the ground. Pink suit and all.


Though I am against all her politics she does have a lot of style.

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by NIKV69
Mon Aug 01, 2022 10:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nancy Pelosi going to Taiwan
Replies: 109
Views: 7046

Re: Nancy Pelosi going to Taiwan

If China decides to do anything Taiwan will need more than her. Let her go. We will only have to deal with her inane rambling for 5 or 6 more months.

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by NIKV69
Sat Jul 30, 2022 10:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mega-Millions jackpot at 1.2 billion
Replies: 60
Views: 2534

Re: Mega-Millions jackpot at 1.2 billion

I had one number plus the yellow ball I won $4!!

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by NIKV69
Wed Jul 27, 2022 9:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lake Mead, 3rd body found and low water
Replies: 33
Views: 1791

Re: Lake Mead, 3rd body found and low water

the most shocking thing is how low this reservoir is at the moment. it is only holding less than 30% of its max capacity or almost 60meters (200feet) below max capacity. Given that this reservoir is the water source for millions and is producing electricity, that is a worrying prospect for the futu...

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by NIKV69
Sat Jul 23, 2022 11:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Electoral Count Act Reform
Replies: 72
Views: 3231

Re: Electoral Count Act Reform

No. If I had my way, the majority of people in the country would decide the president and not a handful of Republicans. Your statement makes no sense. The deciding votes are not republicans they are independents. Trump won with people that voted for Obama the election before. I have said in the pas...

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by NIKV69
Sat Jul 23, 2022 12:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Electoral Count Act Reform
Replies: 72
Views: 3231

Re: Electoral Count Act Reform

Democracy should be about people. You mean just the people in California and NY right? You just like the electoral college because it gives your extremist right wing minority the ability to dictate extremist policies to the rest of the people in this country. The electoral college and Senate should...

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by NIKV69
Thu Jul 21, 2022 11:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Electoral Count Act Reform
Replies: 72
Views: 3231

Re: Electoral Count Act Reform

[quote="bhill" The popular vote works in ever other Democracy on the planet...but not in the US? ..[/quote] Not sure about all these other democracies you are talking about but the US needs the electoral college or small states would never have a voice in the general. Which is why it's pla...

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by NIKV69
Mon Jul 18, 2022 3:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump deciding to announce 2024 run before or after midterms
Replies: 67
Views: 3796

Re: Trump deciding to announce 2024 run before or after midterms

Sorry, you can't have it both ways. You say US policy was to be "needed" by Europe and you didn't like it. Then Trump comes along and wants to cut you free, and you still don't like it. Yet, on the Ukraine thread, you keep pulling for Putin. What does that say about you? America chooses t...

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by NIKV69
Fri Jul 15, 2022 1:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump deciding to announce 2024 run before or after midterms
Replies: 67
Views: 3796

Re: Trump deciding to announce 2024 run before or after midterms

Publicity stunt. I don't think he is running for President.

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by NIKV69
Thu Jul 14, 2022 3:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dominoes Pizza
Replies: 61
Views: 2998

Re: Dominoes Pizza

I think their pizza is gross. Papa John's was a little better.

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by NIKV69
Thu Jul 14, 2022 12:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Social Media Etiquette
Replies: 12
Views: 640

Re: Social Media Etiquette

If I get a friend request from someone I personally don't know, I have no issue accepting that friend request depending on our mutual friends list so I can get an idea who it is and in some cases, I'll ask my friend who that person is. I hope you get some more info. There are many crazy people out ...

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by NIKV69
Wed Jul 13, 2022 8:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Social Media Etiquette
Replies: 12
Views: 640

Re: Social Media Etiquette

I think it works the other way. They shouldn't accept the request if they don't know her. It is weird. I don't accept anyone that I don't know or haven't met.

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by NIKV69
Mon Jul 11, 2022 12:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Waterfall faucets - Yay or nay?
Replies: 14
Views: 1241

Re: Waterfall faucets - Yay or nay?

Don't like them. Too fancy. It's a bathroom I just want to get my hands washed and out of there.

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by NIKV69
Thu Jul 07, 2022 9:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: James Caan has passed away.
Replies: 6
Views: 550

Re: James Caan has passed away.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-52040194

Misery, RollerBall, A Bridge Too Far, and El Dorado. R.I.P.


He was at his best in the Gambler. Give me the 3!!!!

RIP
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readytotaxi wrote:
What a fine actor he was, in many different roles.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-52040194

Misery, RollerBall, A Bridge Too Far, and El Dorado. R.I.P.


He was at his best in the Gambler. Give me the 3!!!!

RIP

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by NIKV69
Thu Jul 07, 2022 12:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boris Johnson done as Prime Minister?
Replies: 345
Views: 16261

Re: Boris Johnson done as Prime Minister?

The best thing about this is that Cat that hangs out in front of the residence. Bye Bye Boris.

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by NIKV69
Mon Jul 04, 2022 7:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 4th of July Mass shooting in Chicago suburb
Replies: 63
Views: 3556

Re: 4th of July Mass shooting in Chicago suburb

I have seen a few videos from the parade and the gunshots didn't sound like they came from an automatic weapon. A lot of people don't know the difference between semi-auto and automatic. Many call semi autos "automatic" and automatics "full autos" It's all word salad designed fo...

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by NIKV69
Sat Jul 02, 2022 8:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 40 people found dead in abandoned truck in San Antonio
Replies: 17
Views: 1432

Re: At least 40 people found dead in abandoned truck in San Antonio

scbriml wrote:

I can't believe nobody has thought to build a big, beautiful wall to stop this. :sarcastic:


Wall has nothing to do with this. They were already in the US and the plan is to get on the truck so they can pass the port of entry and not have to walk in.

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by NIKV69
Fri Jul 01, 2022 9:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 153
Views: 4504

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: 558

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: 41
Views: 1957

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: 1085
Views: 48616

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: 1085
Views: 48616

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: 1085
Views: 48616

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: 1085
Views: 48616

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: 496
Views: 23916

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: 496
Views: 23916

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: 496
Views: 23916

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: 496
Views: 23916

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: 496
Views: 23916

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: 496
Views: 23916

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: 496
Views: 23916

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: 6086

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: 6086

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: 6086

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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