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by NIKV69
Wed Sep 28, 2022 10:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2022 Hurricane Season - Hurricane Ian
Replies: 40
Views: 2040

Re: 2022 Hurricane Season - Hurricane Ian

My God the video is incredible. Fort Meyers is getting hit real bad.

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by NIKV69
Tue Sep 27, 2022 6:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Sanctuary’ cities navigate migrant influx from GOP states
Replies: 105
Views: 4116

Re: ‘Sanctuary’ cities navigate migrant influx from GOP states

Actually, there is: fund the system. Republicans keep slashing funding for things like immigration and health care and schools, then, when they start to fail, Republicans scream how the system does not work so we need to privatize everything. Privatization does not work. Fund these things and they ...

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by NIKV69
Sun Sep 25, 2022 3:26 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photoshopped photo?
Replies: 9
Views: 794

Re: Photoshopped photo?

jeonggeunwon wrote:
No, I saw some posts like this have been posted in the past in this forum


I see people driving 100MPH on the highway all the time too, doesn't make it right. Again you should show some respect, and that is assuming you are right. If you are wrong then you really owe someone an apology.

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by NIKV69
Sun Sep 25, 2022 2:01 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photoshopped photo?
Replies: 9
Views: 794

Re: Photoshopped photo?

Either way you are out of line posting that here. If you have reason to believe a pic in the DB has been cloned or photoshopped in some way email the screeners privately. You are dragging a long time photog though the mud here.

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by NIKV69
Sun Sep 25, 2022 1:42 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre screening - Wiggy
Replies: 26
Views: 1923

Re: Pre screening - Wiggy

And also a head screener called me an arrogant teenager!!! LOL, do yourself a favor take a deep breath and listen to the advice here. It's priceless. The one photo you referenced above has other issues like quality and dark so compression is the least of your problems. One thing you should incorpor...

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by NIKV69
Sat Sep 24, 2022 2:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Sanctuary’ cities navigate migrant influx from GOP states
Replies: 105
Views: 4116

Re: ‘Sanctuary’ cities navigate migrant influx from GOP states

Newark727 wrote:
That's not what he said. (Also ignores the existence of California.)


Isn't the majority of this influx coming through the Rio Grande?

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by NIKV69
Fri Sep 23, 2022 9:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Sanctuary’ cities navigate migrant influx from GOP states
Replies: 105
Views: 4116

Re: ‘Sanctuary’ cities navigate migrant influx from GOP states

zakuivcustom wrote:
Hey now...kicking the can down the road (or in this case, to another state) had been the GQP mantra for years.



How are they doing that if you want AZ and TX to be the only states taking in the migrants and every blue state gets a pass?

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by NIKV69
Thu Sep 22, 2022 10:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 316
Views: 11285

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Drama

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by NIKV69
Thu Sep 22, 2022 5:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Road rage shooting near Oakland
Replies: 15
Views: 1109

Re: Road rage shooting near Oakland

Have you ever been in that area? It's horrifying. Bars on the windows, the local WalMart closed due to theft, one of our flight attendants tried to go grab a case of beer on a layover and walked into a standup robbery. We don't operate it anymore but when I was on the 'bus I had a few late night la...

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by NIKV69
Tue Sep 20, 2022 5:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Recommend me something: a good (value) office chair
Replies: 6
Views: 429

Re: Recommend me something: a good (value) office chair

I picked up the Millberget office chair from IKEA last year when it was on sale for $80. Other than then the arms, its quite comfy but I just use it at home when sitting at my desk a couple of hours at a time max - don't know how it would be sitting in for an entire day. I bought the Barcolounger v...

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by NIKV69
Sun Sep 18, 2022 12:47 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre screening - bjhjeong01
Replies: 4
Views: 252

Re: Pre screening - bjhjeong01

I'm afraid this will get rejected for bad motive for the stuff in the foreground.

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by NIKV69
Thu Sep 15, 2022 2:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Attacks on Benghazi
Replies: 8
Views: 931

Re: The Attacks on Benghazi

Those 4 men deserved much better. RIP.

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by NIKV69
Mon Sep 12, 2022 4:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 21 Years Since 9/11
Replies: 6
Views: 748

Re: 21 Years Since 9/11

Yes, definitely not forgotten but has become "normal" sadly. There are memorials and acknowledgements, events planned and flowers laid but it has become a part of the past. A terrible part and always remembered, but not... "celebrated" is the wrong word but I can't think of anot...

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by NIKV69
Mon Sep 12, 2022 1:19 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Permanent "oversharpened" rejections
Replies: 9
Views: 1274

Re: Permanent "oversharpened" rejections

Hi, I'd like to have your opionions about my recent oversharpened rejections. I do get them quite often by A.net, but never in other dbs. To me the pics look good. Less sharpened would bo too soft imo. Pls. check here and give me your personal opinion as detailed as you like. https://abload.de/img/...

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by NIKV69
Fri Sep 09, 2022 7:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vegas official arrested for reporter murder
Replies: 10
Views: 800

Re: Vegas official arrested for reporter murder

Off his rocker means behaving off the rails or in a strange way. It does not imply mental illness, but doesn't someone have to be a bit mental to stalk a reporter and stab them? It means you are not of sound mind. It's ok his lawyer can go down that road but I think we both know this will be plead ...

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by NIKV69
Fri Sep 09, 2022 1:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vegas official arrested for reporter murder
Replies: 10
Views: 800

Re: Vegas official arrested for reporter murder

Well here you go. https://abcnews.go.com/US/county-official-arrested-connection-murder-las-vegas-journalist/story?id=89499026 A Nevada county official has been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the death of a Las Vegas investigative journalist, according to authorities. Robert Tel...

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by NIKV69
Fri Sep 09, 2022 2:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vegas official arrested for reporter murder
Replies: 10
Views: 800

Re: Vegas official arrested for reporter murder

casinterest wrote:
Now we will have to let justice examine whether this guy was off his rocker enough to actually murder the reporter. It does seem like it.


How? Nothing in any of the coverage has said this.

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by NIKV69
Thu Sep 08, 2022 11:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UPDATE: Queen Elizabeth has died
Replies: 207
Views: 12399

Re: UPDATE: Queen Elizabeth has died

cpd wrote:
She lived a long life and served her country and the world very well.

RIP.

I’m not a monarchist either but you have to respect her. She was a very smart person.


Indeed RIP

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by NIKV69
Thu Sep 08, 2022 2:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vegas official arrested for reporter murder
Replies: 10
Views: 800

Re: Vegas official arrested for reporter murder

It seems you failed to mention an important detail from the linked article that this guy lost reelection last June to his own subordinate. Clearly not the smoothest rock in the box. Now he'll go away to the klink where he belongs. You mean he lost in the primary. So you inferring he blames the repo...

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by NIKV69
Thu Sep 08, 2022 1:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vegas official arrested for reporter murder
Replies: 10
Views: 800

Vegas official arrested for reporter murder

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/elected-official-arrested-journalists-stabbing-death-rcna46707 Seems like a Vegas Democrat didn't like what the media reported on him and decided to kill the reporter in front of his house. The scene at his residence was insane as local media swarmed him as he re...

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by NIKV69
Thu Sep 08, 2022 1:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Did 9/11 create a shortage of police personnel in New York?
Replies: 11
Views: 981

Re: Did 9/11 create a shortage of police personnel in New York?

NYPD will struggle with staffing but it's not because of 9/11. That is for sure. NYC has degenerated into a very dangerous place. I hope someone can bring it back.

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by NIKV69
Wed Aug 31, 2022 10:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 25 Years Since Death of Princess Diana
Replies: 38
Views: 1905

Re: 25 Years Since Death of Princess Diana

I remember where I was and the story breaking. So sad. I liked her.

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by NIKV69
Mon Aug 29, 2022 1:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Plano, TX Woman Arrested for Assaulting Indian-Americans
Replies: 27
Views: 1572

Re: Plano, TX Woman Arrested for Assaulting Indian-Americans

art wrote:
I see the woman was accused of 'terroristic threats'. Does that mean fear-inducing threats?


Think that is a bit of a stretch. I watched the video, I saw a hate crime, Assault and battery but not terroristic threats. Unless I am missing something.

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by NIKV69
Sun Aug 28, 2022 1:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Plano, TX Woman Arrested for Assaulting Indian-Americans
Replies: 27
Views: 1572

Re: Plano, TX Woman Arrested for Assaulting Indian-Americans

AeroVega wrote:
Could she invoke the first amendment for the things she said?


The 1st Amendment gives you the right to say whatever you want, it doesn't shield you from consequences from those words.

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by NIKV69
Sun Aug 28, 2022 2:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Plano, TX Woman Arrested for Assaulting Indian-Americans
Replies: 27
Views: 1572

Re: Plano, TX Woman Arrested for Assaulting Indian-Americans

bennett123 wrote:
Wonder what excuse her lawyers will come up with.


Best thing is to apologize and plead no contest.

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by NIKV69
Fri Aug 26, 2022 5:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Plano, TX Woman Arrested for Assaulting Indian-Americans
Replies: 27
Views: 1572

Re: Plano, TX Woman Arrested for Assaulting Indian-Americans

Then explain the anti-CRT laws in States that have Over representative majority white leadership. Mostly because the underlying thought with CRT is that only African Americans are victims of racism by Caucasians which is nonsense. CRT ignores the racial hatred toward Asians from people of color esp...

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by NIKV69
Fri Aug 26, 2022 5:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Plano, TX Woman Arrested for Assaulting Indian-Americans
Replies: 27
Views: 1572

Re: Plano, TX Woman Arrested for Assaulting Indian-Americans

casinterest wrote:
Racism is rampant, and that one was a glaring example.


One woman showing her hatred is hardly rampant. Please we don't need gaslighting.

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by NIKV69
Fri Aug 26, 2022 1:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Plano, TX Woman Arrested for Assaulting Indian-Americans
Replies: 27
Views: 1572

Re: Plano, TX Woman Arrested for Assaulting Indian-Americans

There is racism and bigotry everywhere in America, it's human nature and won't change. The woman will have to deal with the ramifications of her actions and rightly so.

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by NIKV69
Wed Aug 24, 2022 4:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cancelling Student Loan Debt
Replies: 84
Views: 4019

Re: Cancelling Student Loan Debt

Ridiculous, I am all for making them interest free and helping students pay them off but to just forgive it is a slap in the face to hard working people who paid theirs off. Another grasp at straws from a president who is flailing and failing badly. Let me know when my GF gets a $10k check since she...

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by NIKV69
Tue Aug 23, 2022 6:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cheney defeated in Wyoming
Replies: 107
Views: 6561

Re: Cheney defeated in Wyoming

If she does, the Republican's cannot win. I honestly think she would pull more votes from misguided Dems than from Republicans. Not enough information to make a call either way, we don't know who she would be running against. Biden is lying when he says he is running for a second term so we have no...

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by NIKV69
Sat Aug 20, 2022 11:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party
Replies: 108
Views: 5966

Re: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party

She sure is hot though. As for her behavior as head of state I think you should conduct yourself a little more professionally or not video it.

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by NIKV69
Fri Aug 19, 2022 2:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Have courage
Replies: 10
Views: 894

Re: Have courage

From Memorial day to Labor day every day I have to have courage at my job. I am thankful to have it and look forward to November 15th when I say see you in the spring!

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by NIKV69
Wed Aug 17, 2022 2:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cheney defeated in Wyoming
Replies: 107
Views: 6561

Re: Cheney defeated in Wyoming

Ms. Cheney should look for a cushy, high paying lobbying or corporate job with military contractors, coal/oil/natural gas or mining industries. Maybe Halliburton will hire her. She is toast politically sadly to the pro-Trump fanatics. No she actually is going to do what Bernie and Warren do and run...

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by NIKV69
Wed Aug 17, 2022 2:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cheney defeated in Wyoming
Replies: 107
Views: 6561

Re: Cheney defeated in Wyoming

Because trained professionals check and count them, that's how. But yeah, I get a huge number of people nowadays assume they know more about the 'system' than the professionals who work in it. Only the ones they receive, there is no way of knowing if every ballot that was mailed made it to the mach...

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by NIKV69
Wed Aug 17, 2022 1:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Clickbait Videos
Replies: 22
Views: 1641

Re: Clickbait Videos

Car wow channel is hopeless too, he spends about 15 minutes of waffle and blah blah blah to cover what should take 1-2 minutes at most. So you end up scrolling through to the last three minutes. To each their own, but I actually like Mat Watson's presentation angle for Carwow. Any Ford People here ...

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by NIKV69
Wed Aug 17, 2022 1:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cheney defeated in Wyoming
Replies: 107
Views: 6561

Re: Cheney defeated in Wyoming

Aaron747 wrote:

Registrars and county examiners verify that mail-in votes received meet requirements for validity. Why is that so hard to understand?


Based on what? How do you know where that ballot is once it is in the mail? We should have the same system of elections as Canada and Israel. Then I will trust it.

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by NIKV69
Wed Aug 17, 2022 3:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Clickbait Videos
Replies: 22
Views: 1641

Re: Clickbait Videos

While he has resorted to horrible clickbait titles he happens to be one of the most useful guys on YT if you work on your own cars. He is a great mechanic. He's a great mechanic for sure, but one can't watch him anymore. Every second video titled "Why I'm leaving YouTube" and "Every ...

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by NIKV69
Tue Aug 16, 2022 9:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your full list of smart devices
Replies: 35
Views: 1895

Re: Your full list of smart devices

I have those Geeni things you plug in the wall and connect to wifi to control lights and stuff in my condo. And Apple TV but that is about it.

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by NIKV69
Tue Aug 16, 2022 9:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When will Fox news get sued into oblivion
Replies: 60
Views: 3706

Re: When will Fox news get sued into oblivion

When will Fox news get sued into oblivion? --- right about the same time CNN does. Any law that allows one to be taken down will affect the other. And they both know that. Both sides of politics knows it. So they all have a legally endorsed boogeyman. CNN already has by Nick Sandmann the Covington ...

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by NIKV69
Tue Aug 16, 2022 1:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Clickbait Videos
Replies: 22
Views: 1641

Re: Clickbait Videos

ACDC8 wrote:
Scotty Kilmer - the literal king of clickbait.

I ignore them, move on to something with more credibility.


While he has resorted to horrible clickbait titles he happens to be one of the most useful guys on YT if you work on your own cars. He is a great mechanic.

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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: 27
Views: 2377

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: 27
Views: 2377

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: 1250

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: 712

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: 632
Views: 44782

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: 632
Views: 44782

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: 632
Views: 44782

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: 632
Views: 44782

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: 632
Views: 44782

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

Have the released what they found in the raid?

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