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by MaverickM11
Sun May 09, 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL and UA to swap gates at SEA; DL to build new SkyClub on A and vacate South Satellite
Replies: 65
Views: 6214

Re: DL and UA to swap gates at SEA; DL to build new SkyClub on A and vacate South Satellite

UA will vacate its 3 gates on the A concourse and take over 3 DL gates at the end of the B concourse no later than January 1, 2024. UA only has three gates at SEA?! First there was bankruptcy then came Smisek's shrink your way into profitability. UA give up quite a bit at SEA over the years and whe...

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by MaverickM11
Wed May 05, 2021 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Senegal to begin DSS-JFK/IAD
Replies: 29
Views: 5823

Re: Air Senegal to begin DSS-JFK/IAD

Quick way to lose a lot of money

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by MaverickM11
Wed May 05, 2021 8:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lawmaker in Louisiana Suggests Teaching Good of Slavery
Replies: 50
Views: 2679

Re: Lawmaker in Louisiana Suggests Teaching Good of Slavery

And here is another GOP luminary regaling us how the Three Fifths compromise was reached to end slavery: https://twitter.com/therecount/status/1389627527187021834?s=21&fbclid=IwAR0LD2SBD6qGuMRdBw2tHjUIt_XSqrxwPUJNRXpAZwpMnGDIAQ3xBe4E4i8 These are not outliers, this is core conservative doctrine....

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by MaverickM11
Tue May 04, 2021 3:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lawmaker in Louisiana Suggests Teaching Good of Slavery
Replies: 50
Views: 2679

Re: Lawmaker in Louisiana Suggests Teaching Good of Slavery

That they didn't have a choice in the matter means they were still victims. How many do you think would have volunteered to be slaves if they were told beforehand "the world will look favourably on you"? What a bizarre path to go down. Even if you accept this proposition that slavery free...

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by MaverickM11
Mon May 03, 2021 11:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Herd Immunity Losing Out To Vaccine Hesitation and Virus Mutation
Replies: 170
Views: 6910

Re: Herd Immunity Losing Out To Vaccine Hesitation and Virus Mutation

Problem is this was politicized way too much. There is no such thing as "herd immunity" Fauci took the real term "immunity" and added "herd" to it. Wut. Do you just make things up? Herd immunity is a well defined concept that has been around for a century. And it was t...

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by MaverickM11
Mon May 03, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lawmaker in Louisiana Suggests Teaching Good of Slavery
Replies: 50
Views: 2679

Re: Lawmaker in Louisiana Suggests Teaching Good of Slavery

Imho one can not deny that slavery allowed the industrial revolution because available arable land worked by cheap labour freed the local population from working the local fields and made them available to work in the industry. That does not make slavery right, but is surely makes the enslaved pers...

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by MaverickM11
Mon May 03, 2021 5:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Herd Immunity Losing Out To Vaccine Hesitation and Virus Mutation
Replies: 170
Views: 6910

Re: Herd Immunity Losing Out To Vaccine Hesitation and Virus Mutation

These folks and their "individual freedoms " are usually the same folks that argue that a woman can't get an abortion. It's the usual hypocrisy I see in the circles of anti-vaxers around here. We will be headed for a long term issue, but hopefully articles like this will convince the indi...

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by MaverickM11
Tue Apr 27, 2021 6:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Recall of CA Governor Newsom
Replies: 38
Views: 2193

Re: Recall of CA Governor Newsom

I think we've reached the point in CA where it almost doesn't matter who the Governor is. The institutional rot, the corruption, the entrenched leftism in the state legislature and courts is close to irreversible. Recall him, change your underwear, then CA keeps doing the same stupid shit that got ...

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by MaverickM11
Tue Apr 27, 2021 6:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...
Replies: 110
Views: 4739

Re: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...

The hoodwinked were the Democrats who, on the pay of Goldman Sachs The delusion...it really is a mental disorder. Lloyd Blankfein: So Many Goldman Sachs Alums in Trump Admin Is 'Inconvenience' https://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/lloyd-blankfein-so-many-goldman-sachs-alums-trump-admin-inc...

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by MaverickM11
Tue Apr 27, 2021 3:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...
Replies: 110
Views: 4739

Re: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...

Santorum to Ted Cruz—hold my teacup of Trump nether region sweat, “ CNN commentator Rick Santorum receives backlash after saying 'there isn't much Native American culture in American culture'“ https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/tv/2021/04/26/rick-santorum-dismisses-native-american-culture...

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by MaverickM11
Tue Apr 27, 2021 12:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Recall of CA Governor Newsom
Replies: 38
Views: 2193

Re: Recall of CA Governor Newsom

Newsom is not a great governor. I don't think the failure to manage covid needs to be placed squarely on his shoulders, though. I see the same thing in Washington state and here in Oregon where small groups of MAGAs are screaming and demanding governors of those respective states resign because fre...

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by MaverickM11
Mon Apr 26, 2021 11:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...
Replies: 110
Views: 4739

Re: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...

Santorum to Ted Cruz—hold my teacup of Trump nether region sweat, “ CNN commentator Rick Santorum receives backlash after saying 'there isn't much Native American culture in American culture'“ https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/tv/2021/04/26/rick-santorum-dismisses-native-american-culture-...

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by MaverickM11
Mon Apr 26, 2021 11:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bonuses Paid to Boeing Executives. Are they justified?
Replies: 39
Views: 1946

Re: Bonuses Paid to Boeing Executives. Are they justified?

Boeing is one of the worst run companies in the country. But on the bright side, capitalism competes executive pay up, while the vast majority of the employees see their wages competed down. You know...to “retain talent”

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by MaverickM11
Sun Apr 18, 2021 11:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: United States Mass Shooting Thread
Replies: 64
Views: 3501

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 MaverickM11
Sun Apr 18, 2021 1:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your view of a pull out from Afghanistan ?
Replies: 80
Views: 4623

Re: Your view of a pull out from Afghanistan ?

What even is the alternative at this point?

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by MaverickM11
Sat Apr 17, 2021 5:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Election Law Controversy
Replies: 296
Views: 15789

Re: Georgia Election Law Controversy

The vast majority of players did not back this decision. Over half of pro-baseball players are conservative. And the overwhelming majority of Americans opposed the MLB's decision. Corporate America lives in an echo chamber. No clue how people actually think. Hence why they take the wrong side on al...

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by MaverickM11
Fri Apr 16, 2021 3:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 4188

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

Perhaps because the cops job is to respond to shootings and other dangerous situations? But you're missing my point again. Why are you equating random gun owner with specifically CCW holders which are a small subset and not really necessary in many states? Would you be ok with requiring every gun o...

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by MaverickM11
Fri Apr 16, 2021 1:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 4188

Re: That Didn't Take Long

It's very simple--if the conservative solution to mass shootings only works 12% of the time, it's not a solution. Period. And it's not even "working" that 12% of the time-- the shooter is often successful at mowing people down before someone disables them, with a gun or otherwise. What do...

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by MaverickM11
Wed Apr 14, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 4188

Re: That Didn't Take Long

It's not an 88% failure rate. It's shootings that were stopped by civilians. Armed civiiians aren't everywhere, even though at least one member here thinks they are. If we depended solely on the police, they would've happened. Here's one of many sources about the police "duty to protect"....

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by MaverickM11
Tue Apr 13, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 4188

Re: That Didn't Take Long

So 20% of mass shootings were stopped by civilians and that isn't good enough for you? What would you have done in that situation, cower? How many lives did they save? You do know the police can't be everywhere and have no duty to protect you, don't you? 12% in this example. On what planet is a 88%...

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by MaverickM11
Tue Apr 13, 2021 2:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 4188

Re: That Didn't Take Long

Murders that are prevented generally don't make the news. https://www.fbi.gov/file-repository/active-shooter-incidents-us-2016-2017.pdf/view?force_isolation=true Out of the 50 active shooter events, 10 shooter events successfully interrupted the shooter. 6 had guns 4 didn't. So that take informatio...

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by MaverickM11
Mon Apr 12, 2021 9:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 4188

Re: That Didn't Take Long

:checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark: They odds more if not all of them would still be alive would be high. Ah the good guys with guns with save us all logic. But tons of Americans have access to guns how come they didn't stop the shooting and murders around the country? I too can easily access a gun...

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by MaverickM11
Mon Apr 12, 2021 6:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 4188

Re: That Didn't Take Long

Agreed--the party of Trump/Gaetz/Cruz has absolutely no morals or ethics, and can't be bothered to give a toss about 600K Covid deaths--why would conservatives even blink at 30K gun deaths when there's money to be made off those corpses? Just like white Jesus did in the bible they never read. #prai...

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by MaverickM11
Mon Apr 12, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 4188

Re: That Didn't Take Long

Many mass shootings happen in areas that are off limits to armed civilians, like schools, churches (without the pastor's written permission), entertainment venues, bars. Maybe that's why so many happen in those places? This is absolute fantasy and nonsense and easily disproven by the entire contine...

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by MaverickM11
Mon Apr 12, 2021 1:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 4188

Re: That Didn't Take Long

The point is I doubt there is one. Wut. It happens all the time. IE it's incredibly rare that the 'good guy with a gun' nonsense actually works. Mass shootings have gotten deadlier in lock step with more guns, and laxer gun laws. The good guy with a gun has been MIA. https://time.com/5644578/good-g...

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by MaverickM11
Sun Apr 11, 2021 10:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 4188

Re: That Didn't Take Long

Name one mass shooting where someone was carrying a concealed weapon and it didn't stop the shooter in their tracks before law enforcement arrived. Ummm...that's on you to name one. You made the claim.gun violence. It usually makes it worse: The point is I doubt there is one. Wut. It happens all th...

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by MaverickM11
Sun Apr 11, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 4188

Re: That Didn't Take Long

:checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark: They odds more if not all of them would still be alive would be high. The odds are near zero. Name one mass shooting where someone was carrying a concealed weapon and it didn't stop the shooter in their tracks before law enforcement arrived. Ummm...that's on you ...

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by MaverickM11
Sun Apr 11, 2021 7:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 4188

Re: That Didn't Take Long

Too bad the victims weren't carrying. :checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark: They odds more if not all of them would still be alive would be high. The odds are near zero. R.I.P all souls. Until the gun culture changes we will be here again and again. It's not a "gun culture" issue. It's a me...

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by MaverickM11
Sat Apr 10, 2021 1:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 4188

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

$1 it's CTE + guns.

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

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by MaverickM11
Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Election Law Controversy
Replies: 296
Views: 15789

Re: Georgia Election Law Controversy

I apologize for a typo I made in a previous post. What I'm saying is that the next time AOC or the Squad, Bernie, Warren or whoever on the left proposes anti-corporate legislation, be it increased regulations, corporate tax raises, a higher minimum wage, etc, the GOP simply does NOT push back. For ...

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by MaverickM11
Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Election Law Controversy
Replies: 296
Views: 15789

Re: Georgia Election Law Controversy

https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/07/politics ... index.html
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Earth warmed by nearby star; water wet, etc:

Georgia's GOP lieutenant governor says Giuliani's false fraud claims helped lead to restrictive voting law

https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/07/politics ... index.html

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by MaverickM11
Thu Apr 08, 2021 4:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Election Law Controversy
Replies: 296
Views: 15789

Re: Georgia Election Law Controversy

In regards to earlier comments about the GOP "punishing" woke companies, here's how to do it: The next time Bernie, the Squad, Warren or the likes want to go after these big companies, the GOP simply fight back. It's idiotic that these corporations think pandering to leftist causes will m...

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by MaverickM11
Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 49% of GOP men won't take vaccine
Replies: 119
Views: 9361

Re: 49% of GOP men won't take vaccine

I don't want the "Experimental" vaccine, even if every President and their first Lady took the vaccine. There's no sports star or TV or Movie Star or Music star taking the vaccine that would change my mind. Here, take my vaccine slot. You're Welcome!! Thanks. If you get it, and you die, c...

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by MaverickM11
Wed Apr 07, 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Charles Barkley slams politicians: They 'divide and conquer' to keep power
Replies: 33
Views: 1702

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

Unfortunate these comments don't gain any significant traction. Why should they? Beyond the fact you agree with them. 'Basketball Player from 25 years ago has a political opinion.' Everyone has a political opinion.. including Charles Barkley. Yah I thought it was "shut up and dribble"... ...

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by MaverickM11
Wed Apr 07, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Campaign Reportedly Forced To Refund More Than $122 Million To Donors
Replies: 11
Views: 1186

Trump Campaign Reportedly Forced To Refund More Than $122 Million To Donors

I am just shocked. Shocked! "Former President Donald Trump's reelection campaign issued a staggering sum of $122.7 million in refunds to supporters in 2020, giving back nearly 11% of the money it raised, according to an investigative report published by the New York Times on Saturday based on a...

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by MaverickM11
Wed Apr 07, 2021 3:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Election Law Controversy
Replies: 296
Views: 15789

Re: Georgia Election Law Controversy

As you can see, the liberals are crying wolf over absolutely nothing. The President made false claims, he was called out for those false claims, but most of his electors just repeat what he says without bothering to read what the bill says. I agree Trump made false claims, and most of his party and...

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by MaverickM11
Wed Apr 07, 2021 1:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Election Law Controversy
Replies: 296
Views: 15789

Re: Georgia Election Law Controversy

Forgive me if I'm not convinced by all these right-wing posters who have suddenly always been against corporate power. The GOP only spent the last forty years helping big businesses grow as large, as undertaxed, and as underregulated as they could get away with. You don't get to complain when they ...

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by MaverickM11
Tue Apr 06, 2021 1:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Election Law Controversy
Replies: 296
Views: 15789

Re: Georgia Election Law Controversy

You're kidding right? The whole "Jim Crow 2.0" isn't about racism??? Are you kidding me? That's literally been the main headline of several media outlets. All perpetuated by lies spread by Joe Biden who was even called out by the Washington Post for lying about it. Talking about this thre...

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by MaverickM11
Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Election Law Controversy
Replies: 296
Views: 15789

Re: Georgia Election Law Controversy

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he will boycott Major League Baseball events after the league pulled its All-Star Game from Georgia Abbott also said Monday he was declining to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Texas Rangers' home opening game. https://www.texastribune.org/2021/04/05/texas-gre...

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by MaverickM11
Mon Apr 05, 2021 4:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Election Law Controversy
Replies: 296
Views: 15789

Re: Georgia Election Law Controversy

as someone that lives in GA I can tell you that there were plenty of fishy things going on. No you can't. Period. You can tell us a UFO visited you last night and it would be just as reliable. How about cases that the state elections board sent for prosecution? Would that be more reliable? https://...

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by MaverickM11
Mon Apr 05, 2021 4:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Election Law Controversy
Replies: 296
Views: 15789

Re: Georgia Election Law Controversy

bigGAplane wrote:
as someone that lives in GA I can tell you that there were plenty of fishy things going on.

No you can't. Period.

You can tell us a UFO visited you last night and it would be just as reliable.

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by MaverickM11
Mon Apr 05, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Election Law Controversy
Replies: 296
Views: 15789

Re: Georgia Election Law Controversy

Comparing this voting law to Jim Crow laws is idiotic. There's nothing in this bill that hinders a specific race from voting unless you think black people are too stupid to copy their drivers license number or last 4 of their social security number onto an envelope. It's a liberal talking point whi...

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by MaverickM11
Sun Apr 04, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Election Law Controversy
Replies: 296
Views: 15789

Re: Georgia Election Law Controversy

It took me 10 minutes to vote in Vegas, which I'd consider heavily democratic. We could discuss the relevance of your one ten-minute vote in the context of the 158 million votes cast in the 2020 presidential election. The requirement for ID has had a lot of passes through the courts, generally sust...

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by MaverickM11
Sat Apr 03, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Election Law Controversy
Replies: 296
Views: 15789

Re: Georgia Election Law Controversy

The left has managed to politicize everything in this country, this is the result. They were so concerned about mis information, there has been so much of that with this law. Yet these are the people who have no issue at all dealing with China, who doesnt even celebrate free elections, have concent...

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by MaverickM11
Fri Apr 02, 2021 1:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Election Law Controversy
Replies: 296
Views: 15789

Re: Georgia Election Law Controversy

Once again, the question is why. Keep asking it and go down that rabbit hole. Why does Georgia need these laws? It’s nothing to do with election security, because no cases of electoral fraud were found. So again...why? Keep going and eventually you end up at the answer, and it’s just plain old fash...

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by MaverickM11
Fri Apr 02, 2021 2:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety
Replies: 125
Views: 9526

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

Human garbage turns out to be human garbage. Knock me over with a feather. Lynn Cheney must be cackling somewhere on her broom. His behavior since the story broke has been fascinating. He told Tucker Carlson the girl did not exist, then also alleged that Carlson had met her. He also may have possibl...

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by MaverickM11
Mon Mar 29, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Sharon Osbourne leaving 'The Talk' following accusations of racism
Replies: 60
Views: 3540

Re: Is Sharon Osbourne about to be Cancelled??

It's Done. Sharon is out. https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/sharon-osbourne-leaving-the-talk-following-accusations-of-racism-012300240.html That was inevitable. She's a PR nightmare for a media company. It reminds me of Megyn Kelly, who is also fantastically terrible at everything she does, but d...

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by MaverickM11
Sun Mar 28, 2021 1:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Curfew in Miami Beach
Replies: 7
Views: 884

Re: Curfew in Miami Beach

Where are these "spring breakers" even from? I think it's less about Covid and more about the mayhem that was resulting... Judging from videos taken of the Miami Beach crowds on the weekends, most of the adults look to be 22 and over. It did not look like the crowds you would have seen on...

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by MaverickM11
Sat Mar 27, 2021 4:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Election Law Controversy
Replies: 296
Views: 15789

Re: Georgia Election Law Controversy

I'd add that this goes far beyond simple Jim Crow, and into simply letting the GOP decide whose votes count period, even after the fact. "It removes Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, a Republican who famously stood up to Trump’s attempts to overturn the election results in Georgia,...

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by MaverickM11
Sat Mar 27, 2021 4:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Curfew in Miami Beach
Replies: 7
Views: 884

Re: Curfew in Miami Beach

Where are these "spring breakers" even from? I think it's less about Covid and more about the mayhem that was resulting...

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