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by MaverickM11
Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shanahan Quits
Replies: 21
Views: 964

Re: Shanahan Quits

Read some of the longer stories available on line. It all sounds very sad. It does, but it's also a paint-by-the-numbers exhibit A of white privilege. Imagine anyone not rich, white, and/or well connected essentially getting away with attempted murder of their mother by baseball bat. Just wow. No y...

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by MaverickM11
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 226
Views: 7650

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

Keywords Einstein - "ongoing...today" But either way, it wasn't Trump, was it? If you are referring to Iraq here are some links to show that conflict is alive and well. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-iraq-security/turkish-military-launches-operation-against-militants-in-norther...

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by MaverickM11
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jerry Falwell Jr, Michael Cohen & the Pool Boy...here we go!
Replies: 6
Views: 396

Re: Jerry Falwell Jr, Michael Cohen & the Pool Boy...here we go!

Jerry Falwell Jr and Trump have so much in common they might as well be the same person: fake university insatiable greed biblical illiteracy wives in naked pics keeping black people out of their apartments/university shady real estate deals owe 100% of their success to their father who handed every...

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by MaverickM11
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 226
Views: 7650

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

Europeans, Hillary and a Democratic administration started a the worst ongoing conflict in the world today, based on lies and French corruption, beginning a humanitarian crisis we cannot even imagine. If you are going to point fingers at one party, get used to having that thrown back in your face, ...

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by MaverickM11
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shanahan Quits
Replies: 21
Views: 964

Re: Shanahan Quits

frmrCapCadet wrote:
Read some of the longer stories available on line. It all sounds very sad.

It does, but it's also a paint-by-the-numbers exhibit A of white privilege. Imagine anyone not rich, white, and/or well connected essentially getting away with attempted murder of their mother by baseball bat.

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by MaverickM11
Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Federal Employees: According to Donald Trump, the Hatch Act does not matter
Replies: 25
Views: 1316

Re: Federal Employees: According to Donald Trump, the Hatch Act does not matter

More propaganda being lapped up due to unbridled hate. The Hatch Act was violated during the Obama Administration, and of course then no one cared. Wake up, America. Your country is on the brink. A Trump appointee recommended krypt keeper Kellyanne be fired, so not sure what “hate” you’re referring...

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by MaverickM11
Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansas for possible governor's run
Replies: 71
Views: 2987

Re: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansa for possible governor's run

Fine, just like white nationalists are a tiny horrid abomination, so are antifa and the James Hodgkinson Types. I’m saying that to an average person Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders represent the extreme socialist view point of the democrat party, and do not represent mainstream democrat thought...

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by MaverickM11
Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansas for possible governor's run
Replies: 71
Views: 2987

Re: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansa for possible governor's run

At least you are embracing your double standard. There are criminals, liars, perverts, and a-holes in both political parties. Elizebeth Warren used a virtually non existent Native American heritage to advance her career, and despite that no I don’t recall calling her Pocahontas. And while I made th...

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by MaverickM11
Sat Jun 15, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansas for possible governor's run
Replies: 71
Views: 2987

Re: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansa for possible governor's run

Not supporting Eva Braun doesn't mean you don't support women. Really? Eva Braun? You are comparing her to Eva Braun? Don't you think this is over the top and unnecessary? This is toxic stuff. It's perfectly acceptable to dislike Trump and his policies, but this is just too far. Do you even want to...

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by MaverickM11
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansas for possible governor's run
Replies: 71
Views: 2987

Re: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansa for possible governor's run

I didn’t particularly like her in that role. That said, we as a nation should be supporting women, and while you might not like her personally or politically, there is little excuse to body shame her, to call her a “beast” or what have you. This thread is another in a chain of people slamming peopl...

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by MaverickM11
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansas for possible governor's run
Replies: 71
Views: 2987

Re: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansa for possible governor's run

that HRC has already done with an adversary Russia when the IG or Durham reports are released. It's nice to know you will be horrified by her actions too. Wait, you mean the report the Republicans started and commissioned with Steele? I know it was terrible that Republicans did that. And the republ...

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by MaverickM11
Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tax payer funded religious liberty discriminates against...religion
Replies: 16
Views: 967

Re: Tax payer funded religious liberty discriminates against...religion

If christian discrimination *cough* I mean "religious liberty" is used to discriminate against other religions, on the taxpayer dime, is it still religious liberty? Bonus! It screws orphans too! Just as Jesus would have wanted: Just as God can use someone who likely posted this article mo...

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by MaverickM11
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansas for possible governor's run
Replies: 71
Views: 2987

Re: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansa for possible governor's run

It also could have been that after trumps horrific comments yesterday about welcoming more offers to provide information on his political opponent she just could bring herself to try to muster up some way to spin it. He probably told her to get out there and save him, she probably said there’s no w...

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by MaverickM11
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: OSC wants to take a “Hatchet” to Kellyanne Conway’s job
Replies: 6
Views: 510

Re: OSC wants to take a “Hatchet” to Kellyanne Conway’s job

Henry Kerner is a Trump appointee btdubs. You know cryptkeeper Conway is a black hole of sewage when a Trump appointee calls her out.

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by MaverickM11
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansas for possible governor's run
Replies: 71
Views: 2987

Re: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansa for possible governor's run

Gotta admit listening to the news review her "tenure", there are so many lies I completely forgot about. Who could forget the time she made abusing immigrant children by separating them from their parents not just republican, but christian? Just like Jesus would do... :rotfl: ...yet she st...

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by MaverickM11
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansas for possible governor's run
Replies: 71
Views: 2987

Re: Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign; return to Arkansa for possible governor's run

I kinda figured she was headed to Fox, because she certainly lies enough, then again she's too hideous for even Roger Ailes' ghost and would shatter the leg cam.

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by MaverickM11
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tax payer funded religious liberty discriminates against...religion
Replies: 16
Views: 967

Re: Tax payer funded religious liberty discriminates against...religion

Francoflier wrote:
I like that this simply underlines the hypocrisy and stupidity of these so-called 'religious freedom' bills.

Much like the census question, the intent and the outcome have always been clear as day to anyone but the usual apologists

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by MaverickM11
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tax payer funded religious liberty discriminates against...religion
Replies: 16
Views: 967

Tax payer funded religious liberty discriminates against...religion

If christian discrimination *cough* I mean "religious liberty" is used to discriminate against other religions, on the taxpayer dime, is it still religious liberty? Bonus! It screws orphans too! Just as Jesus would have wanted: "Officials at Miracle Hill defend the policy and their do...

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by MaverickM11
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Stewart slams congress
Replies: 65
Views: 2613

Re: Jon Stewart slams congress

Mitch McConnel needs to stall any bill from the Democrats in the house until they get serious about the many problems that meet to be addressed - like border security. Translation: I want gridlock in Congress until Democrats pass what Republicans want them to pass. Who cares if they were elected to...

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by MaverickM11
Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Stewart slams congress
Replies: 65
Views: 2613

Re: Jon Stewart slams congress

Seems like as with everything good and decent, it's bound to be blocked or ignored by Mitch: House panel passes 9/11 victims fund bill a day after Jon Stewart's emotional testimony https://www.cbsnews.com/amp/news/house-panel-passes-911-victims-fund-bill-a-day-after-jon-stewarts-emotional-testimony/...

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by MaverickM11
Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chick-fil-A Hits Turbulence At Three U.S. Airports
Replies: 165
Views: 14310

Re: Chick-fil-A Hits Turbulence At Three U.S. Airports

Fine, bro. CFA gives money to stop LGBTQ from having a voice and gaining equal rights. These hate groups... er... "Christian family groups" spread lies and misinformation about LGBTQ people like we are pedophiles and we just want to marry animals. Further, these hate... "family group...

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by MaverickM11
Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump would protect Kim Jong Un from the CIA
Replies: 32
Views: 1262

Re: Trump would protect Kim Jong Un from the CIA

afcjets wrote:
Obama deserves credit for overseeing the slowest recovery in our nation's history.
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....which is continuing to this day, virtually unchanged, and that's *with* the tax scam, and millions more without healthcare. When will it get faster, pray tell?

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by MaverickM11
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump would protect Kim Jong Un from the CIA
Replies: 32
Views: 1262

Re: Trump would protect Kim Jong Un from the CIA

He might just be protecting sources. There isn’t enough information to really know. He also might be negotiating a Trump Tower site in Pyongyang. There isn’t enough information to really know. We only have 40-50 years of information and history to go on so it's a bit too soon to judge. I'm sure it'...

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by MaverickM11
Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Consequences of Climate Change
Replies: 151
Views: 5905

Re: Consequences of Climate Change

I find it interesting that you are arguing that the voting public strongly favors initiatives that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions when we just had Trump elected. That’s all I’m saying. It’s really not a controversial observation. Do you not understand how polls and popular votes work? Maybe w...

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by MaverickM11
Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Consequences of Climate Change
Replies: 151
Views: 5905

Re: Consequences of Climate Change

My point is that Trump's victory shows that your argument that "voters strongly support fuel efficiency standards" is a crappy argument. The only crappy argument is you ascribing Trump's loss of the popular vote to a referendum on fuel efficiency standards This may blow your mind, but a r...

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by MaverickM11
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump would protect Kim Jong Un from the CIA
Replies: 32
Views: 1262

Trump would protect Kim Jong Un from the CIA

Another bee-yoo-tee-ful letter from one of the world's most ruthless despots to Trump, and another admission Trump would side with the despot against the US. "“I did receive a beautiful letter from Kim Jong Un ... I appreciated the letter,” Trump said. “I saw the information about the CIA with ...

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by MaverickM11
Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Consequences of Climate Change
Replies: 151
Views: 5905

Re: Consequences of Climate Change

Trump ran on increasing the use of coal. And he won. I can’t really blame him if he disagrees with your characterization of the electorate. ...he won a minority of the electorate, hardly on the be-all-end-all of coal. Your point? My point is that Trump's victory shows that your argument that "...

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by MaverickM11
Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Consequences of Climate Change
Replies: 151
Views: 5905

Re: Consequences of Climate Change

Oh, I know, all of the above, answer E. CAFE is ridiculous as its primary effect has been to increase annual miles driven—longer commutes, more exurban development, and cheaper transportation by the reduction in cost. Voters love their pickups and SUVs, car makers love the profits from big vehicles...

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by MaverickM11
Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?
Replies: 91
Views: 3596

Re: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?

Pastors are allowed to have personal opinions. It’s rather scary that you think that they shouldn’t be able to. Think about what a thought-prohibiting policy would do to people who work for non-profits that we, as liberals, support. None of these are examples of telling the congregation how to vote...

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by MaverickM11
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Consequences of Climate Change
Replies: 151
Views: 5905

Re: Consequences of Climate Change

Oh, I know, all of the above, answer E. CAFE is ridiculous as its primary effect has been to increase annual miles driven—longer commutes, more exurban development, and cheaper transportation by the reduction in cost. Voters love their pickups and SUVs, car makers love the profits from big vehicles...

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by MaverickM11
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?
Replies: 91
Views: 3596

Re: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?

Please stop making things up. It’s getting old. Churches cannot give to the Republican Party. They cannot tell their parishioners how to vote. In the great words :lol: of another poster: Please stop making things up! https://www.au.org/blogs/wall-of-separation/religious-right-pastor-labels-evangeli...

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by MaverickM11
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LEVEL load factor drops to 82.6% from 90.9% in May YoY
Replies: 18
Views: 4054

Re: LEVEL load factor drops to 82.6% from 90.9% in May YoY

SCQ83 wrote:
How will LEVEL end?

The same way as Joon? :rotfl:

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by MaverickM11
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Consequences of Climate Change
Replies: 151
Views: 5905

Re: Consequences of Climate Change

I became pessimistic on this issue in the mid 1990s. I think we could have averted the very bad case scenario if we had, world wide, taken action at that time. There was no political will to do so. If we take action now I think we could avert the catastrophic scenario. There seems to be no politica...

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by MaverickM11
Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?
Replies: 91
Views: 3596

Re: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?

Here's the thing: why should tax dollars be used for abortions when it's mostly an elective procedure? Easily answered with 3 letters: ROI :checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark: It'd be hard to think of tax dollars with a higher ROI both in terms of money ultimately saved, poverty reduction, and upwar...

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by MaverickM11
Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Consequences of Climate Change
Replies: 151
Views: 5905

Re: Consequences of Climate Change

When I see people, Al Gore to that bar tending idiot from NYC, actually change their behaviors I’ll believe that THEY believe in climate change. Right now, it is just another hammer for their political agenda. Dumb. That's like waiting for a waitress in LAS to switch to a low flow toilet in her ren...

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by MaverickM11
Sun Jun 09, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Consequences of Climate Change
Replies: 151
Views: 5905

Re: Consequences of Climate Change

I thought according to Gore we were supposed to have vaporized already. Gore would have said anything to make a few more bucks off of climate change. He doesn't actually care about climate change. All he cares about is the millions and millions of dollars he's made talking about it. When I see peop...

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by MaverickM11
Sun Jun 09, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System
Replies: 84
Views: 3883

Re: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System

"Almost every nation on Earth has fallen under the yoke of tyranny—the metric system," Carlson said. "From Beijing to Buenos Aires, from Lusaka to London, the people of the world have been forced to measure their environment in millimeters and kilograms. "The United States is th...

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by MaverickM11
Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?
Replies: 91
Views: 3596

Re: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?

Honey, let the poor women have abortions. Lifts them potentially out of poverty and they have more control over their lives. I’m surprised the far right doesn’t encourage it already to keep those “dark ones” in check. It’s right up their (back) alley! Yeah you'd think the same people pushing segreg...

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by MaverickM11
Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System
Replies: 84
Views: 3883

Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System

"Almost every nation on Earth has fallen under the yoke of tyranny—the metric system," Carlson said. "From Beijing to Buenos Aires, from Lusaka to London, the people of the world have been forced to measure their environment in millimeters and kilograms. "The United States is the...

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by MaverickM11
Thu Jun 06, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Alabama mayor suggested 'killing out' gay people
Replies: 25
Views: 1456

Re: Alabama mayor suggested 'killing out' gay people

Remember four GOP presidential candidates hammed it up at an anti LGBT rally with a pastor that calls for death to gays. This is absolutely middle of the road GOP and Christian dogma, and happens every day. Funded by Chic Fil-A too! #blessed No, it’s not middle of the road GOP dogma, and you know t...

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by MaverickM11
Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Alabama mayor suggested 'killing out' gay people
Replies: 25
Views: 1456

Re: Alabama mayor suggested 'killing out' gay people

Meanwhile in Tennessee, a DA refuses to enforce domestic violence laws for gays, cuz reasons... https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/tennessee-da-under-fire-saying-he-won-t-enforce-domestic-n1013796 ...and who could forget Alabama being skeered of a lil ole' cartoon: https://www.marketwatch.com/s...

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by MaverickM11
Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Alabama mayor suggested 'killing out' gay people
Replies: 25
Views: 1456

Re: Alabama mayor suggested 'killing out' gay people

TSS wrote:
readytotaxi wrote:
I would worry if he was representative of the South.

He is not representative of the South as a whole nor of Alabama specifically.

Of course not, just representative of republicans

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by MaverickM11
Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Alabama mayor suggested 'killing out' gay people
Replies: 25
Views: 1456

Re: Alabama mayor suggested 'killing out' gay people

Remember four GOP presidential candidates hammed it up at an anti LGBT rally with a pastor that calls for death to gays. This is absolutely middle of the road GOP and Christian dogma, and happens every day. Funded by Chic Fil-A too! #blessed

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by MaverickM11
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United ORD-LAX on June 5th, 2019: Completely on Biofuel
Replies: 33
Views: 4610

Re: United ORD-LAX tomorrow: completely on biofuel

Seems like I read a PR every week about an airline running an engine or flight on biofuel, going back years. Has anything meaningful actually happened?

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by MaverickM11
Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Donald Trump = Herbert Hoover 2.0?
Replies: 60
Views: 2531

Re: Donald Trump = Herbert Hoover 2.0?

You are a libertarian, that is fine, but that is an ideology, not science. Very dangerous to mix the two. I'm also getting paid to provide economic advice and I'm rather successful at it, so you might want to reconsider your wild notion that you have a better idea of how economics work than I do. $...

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by MaverickM11
Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Republicans attend rally to carve out new Christian state:
Replies: 24
Views: 5586

Re: Republicans attend rally to carve out new Christian state:

This is fascinating. Who has been calling for deportation of " ... LEGAL Americans like Jews, Blacks, Latinos, LGBTQ... "? And, to where are they to be deported? Looking for specifics, citations to names, dates, sources. Very interested in learning something here. As am I. While we're ask...

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by MaverickM11
Mon Jun 03, 2019 3:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Donald Trump = Herbert Hoover 2.0?
Replies: 60
Views: 2531

Re: Donald Trump = Herbert Hoover 2.0?

Capitalism is self-correcting and a truly free market does not know boom-bust cycles. Evidenced by what exactly? Maybe aviationaware is only 11 years old. So your argument is: everything is self-evidence and every one whom disagree is too dumb to understand? Well I wouldn't be that harsh, but yes e...

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by MaverickM11
Mon Jun 03, 2019 2:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Economy Drops To No3 in Competitiveness
Replies: 52
Views: 2876

Re: US Economy Drops To No3 in Competitiveness

Weird...you'd think unpredictable nonsensical tariffs would be right up investors' alley So, trickle down is not working? what a shock.... "Death by a Thousand Trickles" ;) Trickle tape 4 Jesus! The current occupant of the White House was given his money by his parents. He scammed the bank...

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