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by NIKV69
Fri Apr 16, 2021 10:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 8 people killed in shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis
Replies: 12
Views: 411

Re: 8 people killed in shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis

Revelation wrote:
Each and every member has the same ability to create threads.

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Exactly right. Again it speaks volumes.

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by NIKV69
Fri Apr 16, 2021 10:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: United States Mass Shooting Thread
Replies: 14
Views: 865

Re: United States Mass Shooting Thread

The GOP takes that money and keeps from writing common sense laws on Gun Control and medical care. Not gaslighting or hyperbole. They allow weapons into the hands of those they fail to give adequate treatment. What law would have kept the rifle out of this guys hands? They interviewed him last year...

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by NIKV69
Fri Apr 16, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: United States Mass Shooting Thread
Replies: 14
Views: 865

Re: United States Mass Shooting Thread

casinterest wrote:
Another mass murder brought to you by the NRA and GOP. Let's allow more guns and less mental care to see how much further we can get.


Nothing but gaslighting. What does the NRA have to do with someone committing this crime? Nothing. Can we stop with the hyperbole.

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by NIKV69
Fri Apr 16, 2021 4:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 8 people killed in shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis
Replies: 12
Views: 411

Re: 8 people killed in shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis

Revelation wrote:
Pretty sad people want to diminish the impact of these events with a catch-all thread, IMO.


Even more sad is when a police officer is killed in the line of duty there are never threads about it here. It speaks volumes.

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by NIKV69
Thu Apr 15, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting of Daunte Wright
Replies: 119
Views: 3929

Re: Shooting of Daunte Wright

I don't know what video you watched but Wright was fighting all the way. That is absolutely not true. I provided a link to the video where he's standing passively waiting to be cuffed - did you watch it? Restrained by just the officer who failed to cuff him - if Wright was " fighting all the w...

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by NIKV69
Thu Apr 15, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway
Replies: 142
Views: 7737

Re: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway

Chauvin is invoking the fifth. That is not the strategy I would expect from a man who swore an oath to uphold the law. https://www.cnn.com/us/live-news/derek-chauvin-trial-04-15-21/h_c21bb7972f1340ec453d633bc80bc6c8 Defense attorney Eric Nelson just explained to his client that he has the right to ...

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by NIKV69
Thu Apr 15, 2021 2:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting of Daunte Wright
Replies: 119
Views: 3929

Re: Shooting of Daunte Wright

That's true if the person being apprehended is physically resisting arrest. However, in this case, Wright was not "fighting", he was standing there very passively, waiting to be cuffed. It was only when it became obvious to Wright that the officer was failing miserably to cuff him, that h...

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by NIKV69
Thu Apr 15, 2021 2:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway
Replies: 142
Views: 7737

Re: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway

One of the defence's "experts" was a former Medical Examiner who is being sued for providing fake testimony to assist cops on trial for killing a black man. Seems now like he travels the country getting paid to give evidence to support cops on trial for unnecessary use of force. https://t...

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by NIKV69
Thu Apr 15, 2021 12:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting of Daunte Wright
Replies: 119
Views: 3929

Re: Shooting of Daunte Wright

TRAINING! How is that so difficult for you to understand? However, it seems even the trainers need training. Proper training would likely have led to Wright being moved away from the open door of his car. Training would have likely have led to the car door being closed and the key removed. Training...

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by NIKV69
Thu Apr 15, 2021 12:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety
Replies: 113
Views: 7613

Re: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety

casinterest wrote:
If Gaetz had morals he would have resigned already. He is just pushing as far as he can, outside the law.


He probably watched how King Cuomo is handling things.

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by NIKV69
Wed Apr 14, 2021 10:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting of Daunte Wright
Replies: 119
Views: 3929

Re: Shooting of Daunte Wright

You get training. You also learn to remember where your taser and your gun are. It isn't Anarchy unless those involved fail to learn from the mistakes and get training to handle these situations better. Right now their is a police officer facing 2nd degree manslaughter, and a dead man. Training and...

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by NIKV69
Wed Apr 14, 2021 9:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting of Daunte Wright
Replies: 119
Views: 3929

Re: Shooting of Daunte Wright

Training on deescalating issues needs to be done. Training on arresting a suspect and keeping them away from the door to a vehicle. Training on figuring out what a taser is and is not. Many lives were ruined over this, and lessons are not just about police compliance. How do you de-escalate someone...

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by NIKV69
Wed Apr 14, 2021 4:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting of Daunte Wright
Replies: 119
Views: 3929

Re: Shooting of Daunte Wright

All sorts of wrongs in this arrest. The PD training does need to be revamped. All of this comes down to. An air freshener leads to Manslaughter death by Gun. The people in Minnesota have a right to be angry about all of this. There is no logical reason for a stop other than profiling, and there is ...

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by NIKV69
Wed Apr 14, 2021 12:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway
Replies: 142
Views: 7737

Re: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway

Philando Castille is the most visible. Then, there are Brionna Taylor and Atatiana Jefferson. We all know about Brionna Taylor but Atatiana Jefferson was playing video games in her own apartment when cops opened fire. We must hold cops accountable. Who is we? Police are held accountable both by the...

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by NIKV69
Wed Apr 14, 2021 12:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Bad Experiences with the Police
Replies: 59
Views: 2461

Re: Your Bad Experiences with the Police

While his incident sounds relatively minor, if it happened as he says, and I have no reason to believe it didn't, you don't have a problem with it? Pulled over for speeding when he wasn't. His car was searched without PC. Of course, he should have refused. PS--I believe this is the first time that ...

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by NIKV69
Wed Apr 14, 2021 12:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1572
Views: 95986

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

Getting my 2nd dose of Moderna in two days. Nothing from 1st dose hopefully mild reaction to second one.

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by NIKV69
Tue Apr 13, 2021 2:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Bad Experiences with the Police
Replies: 59
Views: 2461

Re: Your Bad Experiences with the Police

Never had an issue. Turn car off, Put keys on dash, hands on wheel and follow their directions you will never have a problem. Be a white male... Had Floyd or Garner done what he suggested or the equivalent for the situation, they’d be alive today. Fight back and you’ll have a long day or night, I d...

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by NIKV69
Tue Apr 13, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Bad Experiences with the Police
Replies: 59
Views: 2461

Re: Your Bad Experiences with the Police

Never had an issue. Turn car off, Put keys on dash, hands on wheel and follow their directions you will never have a problem.

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by NIKV69
Mon Apr 12, 2021 11:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2021
Replies: 94
Views: 2666

Re: Word Game Q2 2021

Tacos

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by NIKV69
Mon Apr 12, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety
Replies: 113
Views: 7613

Re: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety

And now this is going to drag on since Gaetz hired MAGA attornies https://www.cnbc.com/2021/04/09/matt-gaetz-hires-marc-mukasey-lawyer-for-trump-organization.html So, he asked for a blanket pardon in the early days of the investigation, showed nudes to others on the floor of the House, sent money v...

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by NIKV69
Sun Apr 11, 2021 3:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 3854

Re: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting

MaverickM11 wrote:
$1 it's CTE + guns.

At least we've sorta come 'round on being able to talk about CTE.


I was hoping after Junior Seau we would but boy did the NFL squash that.

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by NIKV69
Sat Apr 10, 2021 12:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ADL Calls for Firing of Tucker Carlson Over Replacement Theory Rant
Replies: 20
Views: 1222

Re: ADL Calls for Firing of Tucker Carlson Over Replacement Theory Rant

It's being over simplified, the Dem party is letting all these people in to try to get them to vote democratic in state and federal elections IMO. Show us how many of "those people" (a casual racist term) voted in recent elections. I know it is your opinion that "those people" a...

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by NIKV69
Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ADL Calls for Firing of Tucker Carlson Over Replacement Theory Rant
Replies: 20
Views: 1222

Re: ADL Calls for Firing of Tucker Carlson Over Replacement Theory Rant

It's being over simplified, the Dem party is letting all these people in to try to get them to vote democratic in state and federal elections IMO.

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by NIKV69
Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2021
Replies: 94
Views: 2666

Re: Word Game Q2 2021

Scrilla

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by NIKV69
Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway
Replies: 142
Views: 7737

Re: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway

extender wrote:
This trial should have taken place somewhere else.


This trial should have never taken place. Whoever advised Chauvin misled him. He should have tried for manslaughter deal. He will be convicted and now risks murder in the 3rd. Video is too damning.

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by NIKV69
Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 3854

Re: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting

The title of this thread is not correct. It isn't a mass shooting. CNN is using this tactic of now calling all gun crime a mass shooting. It was a murder suicide and I would wait for the facts to come out I bet it wasn't random. Explain why Children and the HVAC employees were killed. Deflection? W...

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by NIKV69
Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Prince Philip has died
Replies: 38
Views: 2990

Re: Prince Philip has died

I am not a fan of the Royalty thing but this man served his country with honor and grace and he deserves respect. RIP.

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by NIKV69
Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 3854

Re: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting

The title of this thread is not correct. It isn't a mass shooting. CNN is using this tactic of now calling all gun crime a mass shooting. It was a murder suicide and I would wait for the facts to come out I bet it wasn't random.

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by NIKV69
Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tea or Coffee?
Replies: 53
Views: 2086

Re: Tea or Coffee?

I like both. I discovered Chai Latte for Kuerig its insane!

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by NIKV69
Tue Apr 06, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Election Law Controversy
Replies: 293
Views: 13827

Re: Georgia Election Law Controversy

https://twitter.com/kaitlyn_olvera/stat ... 72709?s=19
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Veigar wrote:
NIKV69 wrote:
Veigar wrote:
It took me 10 minutes to vote in Vegas, which I'd consider heavily democratic.


It's not.


What is it then?


Well the NLV Mayor just jumped ship so I wouldn't call it heavy anything.

https://twitter.com/kaitlyn_olvera/stat ... 72709?s=19

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by NIKV69
Tue Apr 06, 2021 1:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Charles Barkley slams politicians: They 'divide and conquer' to keep power
Replies: 33
Views: 1624

Re: Charles Barkley slams politicians: They 'divide and conquer' to keep power

Manchin knows he has to kowtow to conservative rural voter base in his state otherwise he’ll be voted out. He’s actually playing politics to the nth degree and is blocking desperately needed legislation that will improve the lives of all Americans just to stay in power. You hear hatred and criticis...

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by NIKV69
Tue Apr 06, 2021 12:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety
Replies: 113
Views: 7613

Re: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety

Gaetz communications director has resigned https://www.cbsnews.com/news/luke-ball-matt-gaetz-communications-director-resigns-allegations-sex-trafficking-minor/ Remember the demands that Al Franken and Andrew Cuomo resign because Republicans respect #metoo and women? Funny how those people are silen...

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by NIKV69
Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Financial Question / Input
Replies: 18
Views: 1337

Re: Financial Question / Input

bennett123 wrote:
Apart from involving a lower interest rate, the key is to use the loan to pay of the existing debt. A lot of people spend the money on something else and wind up deeper in debt.


Funny how simplicity is always correct

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by NIKV69
Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2021
Replies: 94
Views: 2666

Re: Word Game Q2 2021

Golden

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by NIKV69
Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Charles Barkley slams politicians: They 'divide and conquer' to keep power
Replies: 33
Views: 1624

Re: Charles Barkley slams politicians: They 'divide and conquer' to keep power

Good for Charles Barkley saying what we all know is true. Like I said I listen to Schumer, Pelosi, Murray I hear hatred and loathing but when I listen to Manchin I l hear leadership. If only the sane people in the Dem party could get power what a country it would be.

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by NIKV69
Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Election Law Controversy
Replies: 293
Views: 13827

Re: Georgia Election Law Controversy

https://www.elections.ca/content.aspx?s ... dex&lang=e
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I remember how we are supposed to model our health care system after Canada well how about their voting system?

https://www.elections.ca/content.aspx?s ... dex&lang=e

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by NIKV69
Sun Apr 04, 2021 10:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Election Law Controversy
Replies: 293
Views: 13827

Re: Georgia Election Law Controversy

Veigar wrote:
It took me 10 minutes to vote in Vegas, which I'd consider heavily democratic.


It's not.

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by NIKV69
Sat Apr 03, 2021 6:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Uber eats driver killed by carjackers in DC
Replies: 68
Views: 4042

Re: Uber eats driver killed by carjackers in DC

You can if you started convicting with mandatory death penalty sentence that must be carried out within 6 months for these sorts of crimes. I am all for it. Yes, because no one has ever been rail roaded by the justice system in this country. With the appeal process automatically put in effect for d...

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by NIKV69
Fri Apr 02, 2021 11:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Capitol incident
Replies: 19
Views: 1398

Re: US Capitol incident

LabQuest wrote:
bennett123 wrote:
DocLightning wrote:

Then what the heck was it?


Just a good old boy who didn't mean any harm?.


Boy this didn't age well.


And just like that Jake Tapper didn't call him an "insurrectionist"

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by NIKV69
Fri Apr 02, 2021 5:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway
Replies: 142
Views: 7737

Re: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway

CitizenJustin wrote:
Kiwirob wrote:
Whatever hes convicted of people won't be happy, the city will probably burn, rinse and repeat.



“The city”

You’re so dramatic. At most a few crappy buildings on a few blocks. You act as if the entire city will be burned to the ground.


After the Rodney King verdict LA came close.

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by NIKV69
Fri Apr 02, 2021 3:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Financial Question / Input
Replies: 18
Views: 1337

Re: Financial Question / Input

Dave Ramsey is great for people that are way out in the weeds financially. For people drowning in debt his advice can be a real life saver and he has surely helped a great many people get out from crushing financial burdens or avoid them through his show. Just don't ever listen to him when it comes...

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by NIKV69
Fri Apr 02, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What is everyone’s home internet speed?
Replies: 43
Views: 2760

Re: What is everyone’s home internet speed?

I would have to look but when I am in NY it's fast but in rural Nevada suddenlink sucks!

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by NIKV69
Fri Apr 02, 2021 2:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway
Replies: 142
Views: 7737

Re: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway

A couple of points caught my attention. 1. That at no point was George Floyd co operative. 2. That even in the first few minutes he seemed to be borderline hysterical. 3. This point about claustrophobia, didn't seem to be problem when sitting in his own car. Good points but once he is not combative...

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by NIKV69
Fri Apr 02, 2021 3:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Financial Question / Input
Replies: 18
Views: 1337

Re: Financial Question / Input

Dave Ramsey is a bible-thumping proselytizer; that doesn't mean his financial advice is all wrong, but it is always simplistic and obvious. As they say, "even a broken clock is right twice a day"; I would put his advice in that category. Of course, the other bible-thumping, dogmatic winge...

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by NIKV69
Thu Apr 01, 2021 11:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety
Replies: 113
Views: 7613

Re: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety

4) Alleged extortion doesn’t clear you of sex trafficking across state lines. And trust me, there’s a huge gulf (legally) between 17 and 18. Just sayin. Day before her 18 birthday, jail. Day after her 18 birthday, political prospects possibly diminished and a possibly upset fiancée. But no jail! If...

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by NIKV69
Thu Apr 01, 2021 11:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Financial Question / Input
Replies: 18
Views: 1337

Re: Financial Question / Input

https://www.daveramsey.com/blog/how-to- ... -card-debt
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Dave Ramsey is the only person you should ever listen to about these matters.

https://www.daveramsey.com/blog/how-to- ... -card-debt

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by NIKV69
Thu Apr 01, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety
Replies: 113
Views: 7613

Re: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety

seb146 wrote:
Gaetz mentioned pictures to Tucker but no one has said anything about that. Also, this investigation began under the previous administration and Bill Barr.


Why should they? It's alleged with anonymous sources.

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by NIKV69
Thu Apr 01, 2021 12:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Uber eats driver killed by carjackers in DC
Replies: 68
Views: 4042

Re: Uber eats driver killed by carjackers in DC

dfwjim1 wrote:
Was the gentleman who was killed doing an UberEats run at the time of the carjacking?


I believe he was in the middle of a delivery yes.

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by NIKV69
Thu Apr 01, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 18792

Re: Word Game Q1 2021

Thinking

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by NIKV69
Wed Mar 31, 2021 5:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety
Replies: 113
Views: 7613

Re: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety

Something isn't adding up here. Has the justice department said anything? Probably prudent to wait until then.

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