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by Ken777
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: More Kavanaugh Allegations
Replies: 31
Views: 735

Re: More Kavanaugh Allegations

Kavanaugh will forever be branded as a rapist/sexual predator, regardless of how much the conservatives love him. He humiliated his wife and children with his antics in the Senate Approval Game. That brands them also. Can you remember the sad look on his wife's face as she had to endure that a humil...

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by Ken777
Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: More Kavanaugh Allegations
Replies: 31
Views: 735

Re: More Kavanaugh Allegations

Ford needs to be in jail. Even her attorneys need to go. Suborning perjury for starters. The way the Senate judiciary democrat committee members treated Kavanaugh was disgusting. Just imagine if Kavanaugh was your brother or father, forget the partisan BS; it was a sham. You assume that Kavanaugh i...

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by Ken777
Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oil Fields Attack
Replies: 18
Views: 698

Re: Oil Fields Attack

It's hard to complain about Iran helping Yemen with military equipment when the US helps the Saudi military at a far higher level. Maybe we should be recommending that a Saudi Peace Offering being delivered with immediately pulling military attacks against Yemen. After this major attack on the Saudi...

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by Ken777
Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What is Benny Hinn up to? (renounces Prosperity Gospel)
Replies: 6
Views: 345

Re: What is Benny Hinn up to? (renounces Prosperity Gospel)

I initially thought that there was a typo on the last name and this was going to be about Benny Hill. B Hill would be far more entertaining - just not as rich.

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by Ken777
Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 9/12 Democratic Debate Thread
Replies: 60
Views: 1429

Re: 9/12 Democratic Debate Thread

Not talking about pins, talking about the stage of the debate. You guys are wrapped up way too tight. The candidates were not the ones to decorate the stage. That's a no brainer. Another quickie: Biden's reference to putting on the record player refers to playing music to stimulate the little kids ...

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by Ken777
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 9/12 Democratic Debate Thread
Replies: 60
Views: 1429

Re: 9/12 Democratic Debate Thread

I believe that it was a good night overall. My impressions: Sanders needs to drop out. He is an angry old man shouting in a manner that reminds me of Trump. Warren is far better at carrying the Left's programs and has a far better chance of getting voters - especially with a Biden/Warren ticket. Bid...

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by Ken777
Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NC GOP override budget veto with surprise vote on 9/11
Replies: 35
Views: 1141

Re: NC GOP override budget veto with surprise vote on 9/11

The "I WILL NOT YIELD!" gal has just delivered a great video clip for the 2020 Elections - especially since the GOP played their little game during the 9/11 Ceremony.

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by Ken777
Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump wants to loan Iran $15 billion? SAD!
Replies: 27
Views: 1179

Re: Trump wants to loan Iran $15 billion? SAD!

I think that Trump has finally realized that the plucked up royally when he trashed the Iran deal. He is also understanding that he needs France to take the leadership in renewing her deal with the US sneaking in under cover from France. Trump wants an out without being humiliated and France is how ...

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by Ken777
Fri Sep 06, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sharpie-gate
Replies: 58
Views: 3018

Re: Sharpie-gate

Sharpies, because he thinks they help him stretch the truth. https://cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190905195414-trump-sharpie-gate-hands-meme-large-169.jpg That's funny. Maybe the Dems will use it, along with other similar ads in the 2020 Campaign. Better yet, maybe some sane folks in the GOP will...

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by Ken777
Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop
Replies: 351
Views: 8742

Re: The Texas Special

Texas is a very large, very populous state. California has also had many high-profile mass shootings despite its incredibly restrictive gun laws. California is also a very large, very populous state. The shootings have more to do with population than they have to do with gun laws. We have far more ...

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by Ken777
Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop
Replies: 351
Views: 8742

At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop

To Honor (Celebrate?) the new Gun Law in Texas there was a Mass Shooting before the Law was signed and NOW there were multiple shots fired in Midland/Odessa Texas.

5 Killed, 21 Injured and, of course, the Shooter dead.

Texas gotta be proud. Texas Proud.

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by Ken777
Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Administration Now Wants to Deport Children With Cancer
Replies: 86
Views: 3537

Re: Trump Administration Now Wants to Deport Children With Cancer

I don't understand, the US doesn't provide free public healthcare to its own citizens, does it? Why would immigrants and refugees be more entitled to it? The US does provide free health care to those who cannot afford it. Start with Medicaid, BIA, VA. Then add all the clinics & hospitals who ar...

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by Ken777
Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Insane Economic and Financial Policies of The West
Replies: 39
Views: 1579

Re: Insane Economic and Financial Policies of The West

This country has changed significantly in my lifetime. Health care is basically focused on greed, not caring for patients in far too many situations. Driven by corrupt health insurance companies. Education at the K-12 levels is pretty good If you have enough wealth for private schools, or live in a ...

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by Ken777
Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Administration Now Wants to Deport Children With Cancer
Replies: 86
Views: 3537

Re: Trump Administration Now Wants to Deport Children With Cancer

This is a big time Kiddy Killer. Doctors are not going to take kids off of respirators because of the whim of someone in Trump's Administration. Trump will have to order someone from ICE or Homeland Security to come in and pull the plus. And everyone is going to ensure they have some good video of t...

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by Ken777
Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CX and other companies fighting social media
Replies: 33
Views: 1499

Re: CX and other companies fighting social media

2) Commenting in your personal capacity, on your personal account, on your personal time. This is none of any company's business, and they should grow a fucking spine. :checkmark: As long as you don't put negative information of your employer that was obtained at your job. If your employer has a ne...

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by Ken777
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oklahoma wins Opiod Lawsuit
Replies: 39
Views: 1155

Re: Oklahoma wins Opiod Lawsuit

For the Trial Lawyers: 1 Down, 49 to go.

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by Ken777
Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: POTUS Slurring Words Again
Replies: 19
Views: 1428

Re: POTUS Slurring Words Again

If this an indication of mini strokes you would think his doctors would be right on top of that - unless he refuses testing and treatment. Maybe Stormy can get a few of her friends in the business to give Fat Boy an overnight work out to clear out any clots . . .

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by Ken777
Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trumps next SCOTUS appointment
Replies: 29
Views: 1356

Re: Trumps next SCOTUS appointment

Looks like Justice Ginsburg has come down with a case of pancreatic cancer, this following her bout of lung cancer this past winter. Statistically speaking, you have a 20% chance of survival at the 1 year mark after diagnosis and treatment...Justice Ginsburg is 86 and has been in bad health for a w...

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by Ken777
Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CX and other companies fighting social media
Replies: 33
Views: 1499

Re: CX and other companies fighting social media

CX is being pushed by the CAAC CX is at the mercy of he Chinese Government. Like it or not they have to have good relations if they want to stay in business. Employees need to be sensitive to this situation as their jobs are also dependent on CX's relationship with China. Not a nice situation, but ...

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by Ken777
Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bands You Were Too Late For
Replies: 14
Views: 883

Re: Bands You Were Too Late For

I'm old enough to have e seen Elvis - twice. The bands that impressed me the most were Count Basie and Glenn Miller. Also saw Ella Fitzgerald twice - a special lady and singer, And Dave Brubeck. These days I've been able to see Shades Apart, MXPX and a few other punk bands - bit different than my ea...

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by Ken777
Wed Aug 21, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Disloyal jews - anti semitism?
Replies: 45
Views: 1821

Re: Disloyal jews - anti semitism?

I've read multiple times that American Jews are not that impressed with Israel's government. I seriously doubt that Trump is sensitive enough to understand this and will continue to smear American Jews.

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by Ken777
Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: trump annoyed with fox news poll results
Replies: 38
Views: 1536

Re: trump annoyed with fox news poll results

Trump is in for more misery as the Trump Recession develops over the next few months. An interesting point will be the level of information on Trump's crimes developing as the "Investigations" more forward. The closer to the election that they become public the more he will be worried. He ...

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by Ken777
Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whom will be the Republican candidate when Trump drops out?
Replies: 61
Views: 2814

Re: Whom will be the Republican candidate when Trump drops out?

The biggest hope for Trump leaving before the election would be legal issue on a criminal nature. Thew DOJ has a "policy" that the President cannot be Indicted, but that is just a policy that can quickly be reversed if needed. States, like New York, have no such restrictions. Look back at ...

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by Ken777
Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump blinks in China trade war
Replies: 18
Views: 860

Re: Trump blinks in China trade war

Trump has this grandiose belief that he is a great negotiator and the he can run the international economic world. Basically he's a two bit operator who has no understanding of how to actually lead in international relations. He's used the same bullying tactics he used in business and his 6 bankrupt...

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by Ken777
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US has amoral virulent form of Capitalism.
Replies: 92
Views: 5067

Re: US has amoral virulent form of Capitalism.

Keep out the illegals, don't allow any more worker visas, and have stiff punishments for companies that hire illegals. That gets rid of a lot of the labor supply. Wages will then increase to stimulate demand from the legal labor pool. That's how a market economy works. You are constantly moaning ab...

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by Ken777
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Visitor Numbers to the Queen Mary
Replies: 11
Views: 778

Re: Visitor Numbers to the Queen Mary

I was serving on the USS Long Beach when the Queen Mary arrived - we were designated the Official Welcoming Ship. There was more private boats than I could count so she was well received. After clearing the ship of pax & personnel & unnecessary supplies and furnishings she was moved into dry...

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by Ken777
Fri Aug 09, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Advice on a smart watch
Replies: 14
Views: 1367

Re: Advice on a smart watch

`Just read that Garmin is including SpO2 in their new line of watches. I'll bet that the Watch will have that in the next version. but there Hubby doesn't want an Apple product - yet.
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by Ken777
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Socialist Democrats of America - Cringeworthy
Replies: 52
Views: 2576

Re: Socialist Democrats of America - Cringeworthy

This isn’t a fringe convention. Far from it. It’s the DAS. They almost got Bernie elected. What could be worse than that? Trump getting selected by the Electoral College to be President :vomit: My first exposure to "socialism" was starting Elementary school, continuing for 13 years. Then ...

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by Ken777
Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What if Next Summer....
Replies: 25
Views: 1725

Re: What if Next Summer....

Obama simply would not want it - he has far more influence right where he is. How important has the Pillsbury Muffin Man been for Trump? Not Obama's style. it"ll be interesting to see who the Dems pick for the VP spot - it will be someone who can bake the Muffin Man in debates.

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by Ken777
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FedEx Ground ends Amazon contract
Replies: 15
Views: 1180

Re: FedEx Ground ends Amazon contract

Give it to the Post Office - they can use the money and have daily coverage all over the cities/towns. I'm especially hopeful that it will allow for increasing hiring as well as maintaining basic postage rates.

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by Ken777
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another mass shooting in El Paso
Replies: 180
Views: 9298

Re: Sweet! Another mass shooting in El Paso

Another Second Amendment Celebration. Gun lovers will continue to claim how much more important that they have access to AK-47s than "other people" simply having their lives. do people really need assault rifles to go deer hunting? And if they are a lousy shot of course they will need the ...

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by Ken777
Sat Aug 03, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump begins attack on Cities
Replies: 110
Views: 4606

Re: Trump begins attack on Cities

Surprised that Trump took such a hard hit on Baltimore since his Daughter and Son-In-Law own something like 8,000 apartments, with around 20,000 residents. Does that make them a bigger Slum Lord than his Father? And where did all of Trump's Father's apartments to go? How many does Trump own? And are...

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by Ken777
Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Steelmaker suing US Government over tarrifs
Replies: 17
Views: 1143

Re: US Steelmaker suing US Government over tarrifs

US companies got taken for a ride by the Trump Tariffs. They were simply tax increases paid for the original importers and passed on to the consonsumers, with everyone in between getting hit for their share. A simple tax increase that everyone will be paying, but only a few will connect the price in...

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by Ken777
Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White supremacist violence responsible for spike in US domestic terror arrests, FBI says
Replies: 89
Views: 4534

Re: White supremacist violence responsible for spike in US domestic terror arrests, FBI says

BTW, California's Second Amendment Special yesterday appears to her a white supremist: An Instagram post under the festival gunman's name mentioned a white supremacist book shortly before the attack https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/29/us/gilroy-california-food-festival-shooting-monday/index.html No surpr...

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by Ken777
Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White supremacist violence responsible for spike in US domestic terror arrests, FBI says
Replies: 89
Views: 4534

Re: White supremacist violence responsible for spike in US domestic terror arrests, FBI says

What Republicans and Christian leaders were positively giddy after the Orlando massacre? Link? https://deadstate.org/christian-pastors-mark-pulse-shooting-anniversary-with-make-america-straight-again-rally/ https://m.chron.com/news/article/Texas-Lt-Governor-Dan-Patrick-tweets-reap-what-8076147.php ...

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by Ken777
Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: (Famous) Cities / Places / Sights Questions and Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 60
Views: 877

Re: Iconic Status of the Sydney Opera House

Probably best viewed from the water of a ferry service or harbour cruise, there are many vantage points available to photograph and admire the building, as well as being able to walk around it, inside it, take a tour through it, or see one of the shows on there. Another great view is when arriving ...

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by Ken777
Thu Jul 25, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: (Famous) Cities / Places / Sights Questions and Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 60
Views: 877

Re: Iconic Status of the Sydney Opera House

I can remember a lot of comments when it was proposed - especially one about it looking like. bunch or orange peels. The result is sufficiently close to the original idea to make it an international treasure, and I expect fully paid for by decades of tourists., The interesting aspect for me is that ...

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by Ken777
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Lion King 2019 remake: Thoughts?
Replies: 4
Views: 641

Re: The Lion King 2019 remake: Thoughts?

My wife was talking to a gent at the hospital today and he had taken his grandkids, who loved it. Best part was that there was a ton of kids there and they were all singing along with all the songs. That alone was enough for it to be called a success!

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by Ken777
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?
Replies: 186
Views: 8224

Re: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?

He is an incumbent who has a good economy. There will be no primary. Right now Trump is still riding Obama's Economic Expansion - just look at the Bikini Graph and expand it to this year. Trump "delivered" a Trillion & a Half Dollar Tax Cut and those at the lower end of the scale stil...

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by Ken777
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Barr Steps in For Cop Who Killed Eric Garner
Replies: 29
Views: 1404

Re: Barr Steps in For Cop Who Killed Eric Garner

Let's face it, Barr has set himself up as a racist equal to Trump's disgusting stature. The difference is that Barr will one day want to go back to a Big Name Law Firm and his racism could be a block for that return to a big wealth job. Law firms with large public companies as clients will not want ...

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by Ken777
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: London Eye Success
Replies: 10
Views: 1276

Re: London Eye Success

My wife and I took the London Eye a few years ago and we were very impressed - and happily recommend it to friends. Not only are the views fantastic (on a CLEAR day you can see forever) but the design, engineering efforts, cleanliness and obviously solid maintenance all come together to provide a ve...

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by Ken777
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 207
Views: 11302

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

If all the nice ladies in Mississippi were to vote for the opponent to this flake it might help take Mississippi out of the 19th century and into the 20th Century, That would be "One Small Step For Mississippi.

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by Ken777
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Debt ceiling: lather, rinse, repeat
Replies: 15
Views: 1147

Re: Debt ceiling: lather, rinse, repeat

Here we go again. Maybe this is simply the result of taxing cuts to wealthy companies and individuals while those at the bottom of the social pyramid suffer more. unjust like the Cheney/Bush tax cuts the economy starts taking a dive and Trump will blame it on the Democrat's. Running out of money? Si...

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by Ken777
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Jeffrey Epstein 'found dead in cell' in New York
Replies: 161
Views: 11631

Re: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex

I wonder if in this round Epstein make a plea deal again to reduce his sentence and rat out a bunch of politicians and business executives who had statutorily raped any young women. I wouldn't be surprised to save his own sorry butt. He might make a deal of he has evidence on Trump shagging a 13 ye...

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by Ken777
Sat Jul 06, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU after Brexit: What´s next?
Replies: 46
Views: 2952

Re: EU after Brexit: What´s next?

As a Yank I'm far too ignorant on European political/economic issues to make any intelligent statements about 10 years from now. My thoughts about today are pretty simple. I strongly believe that the EU needs to hold the UK in a very close friendship even if BRITIX goes through. Besides the common b...

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by Ken777
Sat Jul 06, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gas vs. Charcoal
Replies: 40
Views: 1883

Re: Gas vs. Charcoal

My preference is a good gas grill. In the early 70's we built our first house (thank you, VA) and I had a gas grill installed next to the generic patio. In the middle of an ice storm my better half decided that she REALLY wanted grilled lamb chops. I sort of slid across the ice to the grill, knocked...

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by Ken777
Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lee Iacocca, Dead at 94
Replies: 7
Views: 1100

Re: Lee Iacocca, Dead at 94

Iacocca helped Chrysler by being hard headed in terms of building quality into the ares. He rook a Toyota to factories and had the workers compare the pride in the production of that car with what the local workers were delivering. Lots of pressure put on the Unions and their leadership, as well as ...

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by Ken777
Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 8067

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

Trump is an expert in unreality TV and this is just another performance to get his name "in lights". I can see a Presidential Executive Order changing the Holiday to President Trump Day - with the Republicans in Congress being strong supporters of the change. By the way, what ever happened...

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by Ken777
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Art of the Deal co-Author gives Perfect Dem 2020 Slogan
Replies: 26
Views: 1118

Re: Art of the Deal co-Author gives Perfect Dem 2020 Slogan

People will know what that means, and most will remember the Access Hollywood B us Ride where Trump gleefully boasts about going up to women and grabbing them by their genitals. We all probably remember the $120,000 going to Stormy Damiels for her to keep silent about his screwing her while his wife...

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by Ken777
Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Writer E. Jean Carroll: Trump Sexually Assaulted Me
Replies: 13
Views: 967

Re: Writer E. Jean Carroll: Trump Sexually Assaulted Me

Trump made it clear char she wasn't his type. I have to admit that her chests were probably too flat as we do know his "type" - Stormy Daniels. Big Boobs and no concern that his wife was still recovering from delivering his son. Guess his wife wasn't his "type" either.

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