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by mdsh00
Sun Jun 21, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 20 years on airliners.net
Replies: 36
Views: 1885

Re: 20 years on airliners.net

Wow! How about we get you some clogs to put in that cargo Bay?

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by mdsh00
Tue May 05, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is there a pasta shortage where you live?
Replies: 50
Views: 2246

Re: Is there a pasta shortage where you live?

It was an issue 6 weeks ago here in Southern California but ok now.

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by mdsh00
Sun Mar 22, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How has the Coronavirus Pandemic affected You?
Replies: 93
Views: 4243

Re: How has the Coronavirus Pandemic affected You?

Southern California. Doctor here so going back to work starting tomorrow after the weekend off. The hospital has been eerily quiet for the last week. The following week I do hospital rounds. Hoping that the surge doesn't come to fruition or that it's manageable. If anything it gives us more time to ...

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by mdsh00
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162770

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Trump is banning all Travel to Europe, even while lying about the European response. Yet he is not applying the restrictions to the UK who are just as deep in it as we are. Opening up some treatment options which is ok, but still a late turnaround for "not an issue" Yeah I don't get this....

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by mdsh00
Wed Mar 04, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 21522

Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

I’m not sure he will get much pressure to pick Abrams. She doesn’t bring the liberal wing of the party. Harris doesn’t help a whole lot either on that front. Warren would be a better fit for the demographic weaknesses of Biden. He will get some, there are many that still wrongfully believe she got ...

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by mdsh00
Tue Mar 03, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 21522

Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

apodino wrote:
De Blasio and Newsom would both make sense


Why would Newsom make sense? All he does is give off a "progressive" vibe but he is still much further to the center than DeBlasio.

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by mdsh00
Wed Feb 19, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 21522

Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

So, your doctor and nurse are villains? Neither said nor implied. This is evident based on the fact that one here is discussing the removal of Doctors or Nurses. If you going to reduce medical costs, you’re not doing it on “waste” or trimming insurance companies overhead. The big money is in medica...

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by mdsh00
Fri Feb 14, 2020 1:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 21522

Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

United 226 Union in NV not endorsing a candidate. LOL. What a waste that presser was. Word! But quite a troll move. I read it was supposed to be Biden but they backed off based on his performance in NH and IA. Chuck Todd just reported Sanders' supporters were acting very negatively toward the union...

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by mdsh00
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 21522

Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

NIKV69 wrote:
United 226 Union in NV not endorsing a candidate. LOL. What a waste that presser was.


Word! But quite a troll move. I read it was supposed to be Biden but they backed off based on his performance in NH and IA.

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by mdsh00
Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 21522

Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

A Sanders nomination would be fodder for the GOP and Trump. I think the only ones with a real chance to beat him are Buttigieg, Klobuchar, and Bloomberg. Edit: Also the online and some in-person behavior of Bernie Bros is a major turn off for the general public. Not for voters under 40. They actual...

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by mdsh00
Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 21522

Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

A Sanders nomination would be fodder for the GOP and Trump. I think the only ones with a real chance to beat him are Buttigieg, Klobuchar, and Bloomberg.

Edit: Also the online and some in-person behavior of Bernie Bros is a major turn off for the general public.

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by mdsh00
Fri Feb 07, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buttigieg support asks to withdraw her vote on learning that he's gay
Replies: 107
Views: 3419

Re: Buttigieg support asks to withdraw her vote on learning that he's gay

So much for complaining, the guy apparently won Iowa, though the fiasco hasn't ended yet, at the very least he was tied to first place with Sanders. On polls matched against Trump he is tied or ahead by 1 point https://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2020/president/us/general_election_trump_vs_but...

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by mdsh00
Fri Feb 07, 2020 5:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buttigieg support asks to withdraw her vote on learning that he's gay
Replies: 107
Views: 3419

Re: Buttigieg support asks to withdraw her vote on learning that he's gay

I said it before and I'll say it again, there's no way a gay man will be elected as President. There are too many people in this country who will not be able to look past that and will vote for Trump just because he's gay. https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1420957&p=21303...

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by mdsh00
Sat Feb 01, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Six countries added to Trump travel ban
Replies: 16
Views: 1197

Re: Six countries added to Trump travel ban

This makes no effing sense. Nigerian immigrants to the US tend to be highly educated and and hard working members of society in this country. I hope these clowns get voted out in November. Probably the prevalence of Boko Haram. I think there are better ways to screen then a full blown ban though, I...

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by mdsh00
Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Six countries added to Trump travel ban
Replies: 16
Views: 1197

Re: Six countries added to Trump travel ban

This makes no effing sense. Nigerian immigrants to the US tend to be highly educated and and hard working members of society in this country.

I hope these clowns get voted out in November.

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by mdsh00
Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27872

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

It seems that there are casualties and they may be mostly Iraqis.

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by mdsh00
Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27872

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

Didn't Trump campaign on getting the US out of the Middle East and to not get involved with wars there? Now he's trying to start a war with Iran which was ultimately his own doing after ripping up the Iran Nuclear Deal, just because it was done by Obama. And now all the Trump sycophants on this boar...

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by mdsh00
Tue Nov 19, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Honestly, what is going on with California?
Replies: 93
Views: 3717

Re: Honestly, what is going on with California?

What’s wrong with Cali? Try the nation’s highest poverty RATE. https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/opinion/the-conversation/sd-california-poverty-rate-20180913-htmlstory.html Is that all you got? You do know California has the 5th largest economy in the world and in the top 10 for median income ri...

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by mdsh00
Tue Nov 19, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Honestly, what is going on with California?
Replies: 93
Views: 3717

Re: Honestly, what is going on with California?

Nothing is wrong with California other than the constant "opinions" made by people who don't live here. Sometimes I feel like California is to the US, what the US is to the world. For a state with the population of Canada, we rank in the bottom 10 states for gun death rate. I think that's ...

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by mdsh00
Sun Nov 03, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California Fire Season 2019
Replies: 28
Views: 3969

Re: California Fire Season 2019

Tugger wrote:
I suspect he will of course next threaten to cut off flood aid in areas where there is chronic flooding and people stay without proper preparedness.

Tugg


Probably not as many of the states that experience that level of flooding voted for him. To him, everything is about politics and his ego.

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by mdsh00
Mon Sep 30, 2019 4:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Decriminalization of Homosexuality in Africa
Replies: 6
Views: 1122

Re: Decriminalization of Homosexuality in Africa

Because Africa is a continent and not a country. Cultures vary quite a bit depending on region.

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by mdsh00
Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump wants to buy Greenland
Replies: 229
Views: 19012

Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

KFTG wrote:
Trump is an embarrassment.
Even more embarrassing are his knuckle-dragging supporters who continue to apologize for the BS.


You got that wrong. Trump supporters celebrate his BS and cheer him on.

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by mdsh00
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will the United States invade Iran?
Replies: 97
Views: 6440

Re: Will the United States invade Iran?

And how about you explain to us the reasons those sanctions were imposed and how that is not a hostile act towards the Western World? The US didn’t start this. Iran did... We had an agreement with Iran in the form of the JCPOA that Iran was complying with. Then the US unilaterally pulled out and re...

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by mdsh00
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which city you prefer? San Francisco or Los Angeles?
Replies: 71
Views: 6204

Re: Which city you prefer? San Francisco or Los Angeles?

SF is way more "beautiful" topographically. However..You can't walk a city block in SF without seeing needles and human shit on the sidewalk from all the scores of homeless. It actually put me off going there this trip (I went to LA instead). I have visited LA many more times than SF, but...

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by mdsh00
Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any watch nerds here? Need some advice.
Replies: 18
Views: 1972

Re: Any watch nerds here? Need some advice.

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Max Q wrote:
What about the Rolex Submariner ?


I always considered it to be one of the most handsome watches ever made


Looks nice and I've tried one on. It doesn't do much for me.

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by mdsh00
Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any watch nerds here? Need some advice.
Replies: 18
Views: 1972

Re: Any watch nerds here? Need some advice.

IMO the Explorer II is a bit of an ugly duckling, if you're going for a Rolex GMT then the GMT Master II is the one to have, although I think there is certain stigma to wearers of Rolex tool watches. https://www.tidssonen.no/cms/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/rolex-gmt-master-ii-126710blro-06179.jpg Fa...

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by mdsh00
Mon Jun 03, 2019 4:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any watch nerds here? Need some advice.
Replies: 18
Views: 1972

Re: Any watch nerds here? Need some advice.

As said above, the Rolex will retain its value more if you care for it, and is more recognizable. On the other hand, Rolexes are kind of common and played out, and the Explorer will always be the 'other' Rolex, after the submariner and the GMT master II. Which is totally why I dig the Explorer II. ...

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by mdsh00
Mon Jun 03, 2019 4:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which city you prefer? San Francisco or Los Angeles?
Replies: 71
Views: 6204

Re: Which city you prefer? San Francisco or Los Angeles?

Southern California raised so I might be biased. SF might be more interesting for tourists because of scenery and architecture along with being smaller, but to say LA is some vapid wasteland and a s**thole is ignorant and playing on stereotypes. They're very different cities and it really matters if...

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by mdsh00
Mon Jun 03, 2019 4:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any watch nerds here? Need some advice.
Replies: 18
Views: 1972

Re: Any watch nerds here? Need some advice.

For whatever reason neither image is showing up, just a "minus" sign within a grey circle that when you click on it opens a blank page with the title "lh3 Googleusercontent.com" and a closed lock beside that. Sight unseen, I'd say go with whichever one has less of a Flavor-Flav ...

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by mdsh00
Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any watch nerds here? Need some advice.
Replies: 18
Views: 1972

Any watch nerds here? Need some advice.

So I figure there must be some watch geeks in this group. I would consider myself an avid watch enthusiast. Anyway, I'm looking for a watch to commemorate my 10th Wedding anniversary. I have it down to an Omega Speedmaster Racing vs. Rolex Explorer II (white or black). They both cost about the same ...

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by mdsh00
Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dallas DA Takes Heat from Council Members Over New Theft Policy
Replies: 112
Views: 6182

Re: Liberals Are Infesting Texas

stratclub wrote:
Obviously, California is not going to stop enforcing all crimes, but for those crimes they don't enforce, it does lower the overall crime rate. There is a reason you can not have nice things in California.


Lol have you ever been to California?!

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by mdsh00
Fri Dec 21, 2018 4:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Xennial
Replies: 16
Views: 1407

Re: Xennial

So as the article states Pew marks Millennial as 1981 to 1996. And we wonder why that doesn't work. Someone born in 1981 had a very very different childhood than someone born in 1996, heck someone born in 1990 had a very different childhood than one born in 1996. Technology and the world changes so...

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by mdsh00
Mon Dec 17, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trumps approval rating at 61%, 80% would re vote for him
Replies: 35
Views: 2323

Re: Trumps approval rating at 61%, 80% would re vote for him

In the early Iowa primaries Trump has an approval rating of 61%, and 80% of registered republicans would vote for Trump again! This is great news for our nation. Trump has done more in two years than Obama did in 8. Keep winning! #MAGA! I thought CNN is fake news...did you read the folks who ran th...

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by mdsh00
Sat Dec 15, 2018 7:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Federal judge in Texas rules Affordable Health Care Act unconstitutional
Replies: 190
Views: 8321

Re: Federal judge in Texas rules Affordable Health Care Act unconstitutional

Lol since when does a lower court overrule the SCOTUS?

This judge is just grandstanding. Legal experts on both sides of the aisle have said this will likely not survive the inevitable appeal.

And they say only liberal judges are "activist judges." :roll:

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by mdsh00
Sat Dec 01, 2018 12:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fridge recommendations?
Replies: 37
Views: 1526

Re: Fridge recommendations?

Wife and I have an LG for the last 3 years. No complaints about it so far.

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by mdsh00
Sat Nov 24, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American adventurer and Christian missionary killed by Isolated tribe
Replies: 135
Views: 7027

Re: American adventurer and Christian missionary killed by Isolated tribe

Nothing annoys me more than the self-righteousness and and arrogance of these so called "missionaries.". Back in college I recall frequently having my space invaded (walking to class or studying outside on campus) by these people wanting to tell me about Jesus. This being UCLA, a "lib...

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by mdsh00
Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Architect of bin Laden raid dismissed as Clinton supporter.
Replies: 48
Views: 2402

Re: Architect of bin Laden raid dismissed as Clinton supporter.

Trump acknowledged this guy’s team for killing bin Laden and Trump is correct that he is a Hillary supporter (he clearly didn’t vote for Trump and if he is that disturbed by him he wouldn’t have thrown away his vote on the third party candidate.) The Navy Seal did disrespect Trump by saying he is t...

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by mdsh00
Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 171
Views: 10520

Re: Another big fire in California

It'd be the less depressing solution for the displaced. How many of the burnt housing actually was sole residence for the occupants? News here is going on about all the poor VIPs that lost their 3rd to 10th residence. Really? Because I didn't get that impression. In fact I was seeing and hearing re...

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by mdsh00
Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 171
Views: 10520

Re: Another big fire in California

WH still won't answer about any plans to visit CA...nice. Seems he only visits states where his base lives. To him and his followers, that would be like entering the gates of Hell. You'd think that 43 dead (and likely more to be found) and an entire town burning to the ground would warrant a visit ...

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by mdsh00
Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 171
Views: 10520

Re: Another big fire in California

Looks like he's pissed off firefighters too. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2018/11/10/california-fires-firefighter-groups-criticize-donald-trumps-comments/1959469002/ http://www.cpf.org/go/cpf/news-and-events/news/cpf-president-brian-rice-responds-to-president-attack-on-ca-fire-resp...

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by mdsh00
Sat Nov 10, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 171
Views: 10520

Re: Another big fire in California

Trump is blaming forest management. Is that the reason? No, climate change. This will become more frequent. A lot of the terrain in California is scrub and brushland (especially in Southern California) not acres of trees suitable for logging. Trump and his supporters seem to not understand this bas...

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by mdsh00
Sat Nov 10, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home
Replies: 53
Views: 3046

Re: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home

This thread is what is wrong with America today. Instead of being able to condemn both the threats against Tucker Carlson and Dr Ford, it's "hurr durr why you mad at antifa, some right wing insane people are psychos too, you didn't mention that in your post so you must condone it!" I had ...

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by mdsh00
Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home
Replies: 53
Views: 3046

Re: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home

This is my problem with the left this is part and parcel of left wing radicals and democrats like Mad Maxine Waters this getting in your face and going after people and harassing them in their private life is going to get someone killed at some point. You like to bash the right but you don't see re...

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by mdsh00
Fri Nov 09, 2018 5:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 171
Views: 10520

Re: Another big fire in California

A big one in Southern California has broken out this afternoon, not far from the location of the massacre today in Thousand Oaks. http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-fire-santa-rosa-20181108-story.html Santa Ana winds will only get stronger overnight and this fire might reach the ocean.

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by mdsh00
Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Judge orders White House to return Jim Acosta's press pass
Replies: 160
Views: 8219

Re: CNN's Jim Acosta's Press Credentials Revoked

If Corey Lewandowski hit Michelle Fields, Jim Acosta certainly manhandled the intern. It's really that easy. Delusion and hyperbole I see. -Does Acosta have a tendency to grandstand? Arguably yes. -Should he have continued asking questions? Probably not. -Did he "karate chop" that intern?...

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by mdsh00
Thu Nov 08, 2018 5:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Judge orders White House to return Jim Acosta's press pass
Replies: 160
Views: 8219

Re: CNN's Jim Acosta's Press Credentials Revoked

I don't think that any Trump supporter should claim moral superiority when it's their dear leader who promotes and celebrates politicians that assault and body slam reporters for asking though questions. And I'm not sure what tape you're looking at but that's not assault or a "karate chop."...

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by mdsh00
Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border
Replies: 175
Views: 9385

Re: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border

If you have any further questions about this "harmless" carvan. Here is a link to an ILLEGAL brought into this country by the democrats that KILLED two police officers and lis laughing about it. Illegals are dangerous people.. VOTE RED! https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/105772844...

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by mdsh00
Wed Oct 31, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border
Replies: 175
Views: 9385

Re: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border

Trump should authorize the use of deadly force to stop anyone from entering illegally. That would send a message that they cannot enter this country illegally, nor are they welcome here. The use of deadly force they would stop in their tracks and go back where they came from. Asylum seeking is not ...

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by mdsh00
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border
Replies: 175
Views: 9385

Re: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border

afcjets wrote:
mdsh00 wrote:
Nothing more than a political stunt. He's trying to distract from the bad press over the weekend. Most likely this caravan will be two pickup trucks by December.


The caravan itself was a political stunt.


Not the point of this thread but ok...

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