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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: 80
Views: 3394

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: 80
Views: 3394

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: 80
Views: 3394

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: 80
Views: 3394

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: 80
Views: 3394

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: 80
Views: 3394

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: 80
Views: 3394

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: 80
Views: 3394

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: 80
Views: 3394

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: 80
Views: 3394

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: 80
Views: 3394

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: 293
Views: 13738

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: 293
Views: 13738

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: 293
Views: 13738

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: 114
Views: 8212

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: 1601

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: 1089

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: 293
Views: 13738

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: 293
Views: 13738

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: 293
Views: 13738

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: 293
Views: 13738

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: 293
Views: 13738

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: 293
Views: 13738

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: 293
Views: 13738

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: 293
Views: 13738

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: 293
Views: 13738

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: 293
Views: 13738

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: 106
Views: 6956

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: 3397

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: 811

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: 293
Views: 13738

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: 811

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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by MaverickM11
Sat Mar 27, 2021 4:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Latest Biden Administration "Scandal"
Replies: 35
Views: 2873

Re: Latest Biden Administration "Scandal"

Republicans respect the military like they respected blue lives on January 6. :rotfl: Don't get it twisted.

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by MaverickM11
Sat Mar 27, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Election Law Controversy
Replies: 293
Views: 13738

Re: Georgia Election Law Controversy

Good for Georgia and doing this. But I understand the 'outrage' of the left, they want to force HR1 and have the elections be federally regulated, which is completely against federalism and unconstitutional. I think Georgia should have gone farther, and have people voting only in election day. If v...

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by MaverickM11
Fri Mar 26, 2021 8:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sidney Powell’s Defense in Dominion Voting Defamation Lawsuit: First Amendment!
Replies: 37
Views: 1913

Re: Sidney Powell’s Defense in Dominion Voting Defamation Lawsuit: First Amendment!

My point simply was there may be precedent for holding the news agency accountable. Please don't assume I was condoning anything else. There is but it has nothing to do with WaPo or CNN. This is not a "both sides do it" argument. What Powell and Fox and OAN did was encourage open revolt. ...

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by MaverickM11
Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sidney Powell’s Defense in Dominion Voting Defamation Lawsuit: First Amendment!
Replies: 37
Views: 1913

Re: Sidney Powell’s Defense in Dominion Voting Defamation Lawsuit: First Amendment!

What part of “Congress shall make no law...abridging freedom of speech” is a mystery to you? Is it slander in the instant case? Up to the court or the lawyers. I’m convinced it was stupid speech, but stupid isn’t illegal. Oh, you're playing devils advocate. I get it now. I think you’re being quite ...

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by MaverickM11
Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Pilot Goes on Anti-Bay Area Rant
Replies: 135
Views: 11368

Re: WN Pilot Goes on Anti-Bay Area Rant

Nothing says "women are physically repulsed by me and my extensive record of sexual assault" like rolling coal :rotfl:

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by MaverickM11
Thu Mar 25, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22
Replies: 279
Views: 13073

Re: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22

Based on your previous response, your “solution” is exactly what the government has done for 60 years, pour money, elect Democrat politicians and creat laws that the same politicians dont want. Wrong. That isn’t even close to what I said. And mayors from both parties have presided over police corru...

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by MaverickM11
Thu Mar 25, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22
Replies: 279
Views: 13073

Re: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22

29 people die per day in the US at the hand of drunk drivers. Ban alcohol. Ban cars. Abortion kills, but that is acceptable to those that are FOR gun control. Like it or not, RTKBA is enumerated in the Constitution. Maybe we should have mental health checks on voters too... This happened in a state...

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by MaverickM11
Thu Mar 25, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22
Replies: 279
Views: 13073

Re: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22

If the only guns in Chicago were pistols... would the murder rate be any different?? Some nations require every household to have a gun and ammo. It's called a level playing field. Which ones?. Switzerland for one.. https://www.businessinsider.com/switzerland-gun-laws-rates-of-gun-deaths-2018-2 So ...

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by MaverickM11
Thu Mar 25, 2021 1:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22
Replies: 279
Views: 13073

Re: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22

Mass Shootings and Suicide are still gun deaths, and in the case of Mass Shootings,. They are on a rise that correlates with AR style sales. Take gang-related shootings (most of which are considered mas shootings) out of the equation and it doesn't support your portrayal. The rise of AR style gun s...

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by MaverickM11
Tue Mar 23, 2021 3:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22
Replies: 279
Views: 13073

Re: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22

Yeah, and your country is a major supplier of those guns flooding Mexico, Central America, and some other areas. So is the US government so inept it can't stop the flow? The point is not where they come from, but despite all the laws that exist on those countries, criminals and killers still manage...

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by MaverickM11
Tue Mar 23, 2021 1:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22
Replies: 279
Views: 13073

Re: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22

Well you know 'Murrica is getting back to normal when we have a mass shooting every week. For Jesus! First victim ID'd was a Boulder police officer who responded to the shots fired call and was killed trying to engage the shooter. Tragic all the way around There goes the "this would have been s...

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by MaverickM11
Sun Mar 21, 2021 4:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Multiple STL Cops Charged With Rape, Assault, and Witness Tampering
Replies: 31
Views: 1255

Re: Multiple STL Cops Charged With Rape, Assault, and Witness Tampering

Cue the “one bad apple” brigade. There are bad apples in every profession. ... then there are the deep boxes of bad apples that have some "nice ones" put on top to make the sale. :checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark: they even hugged some BLM protesters that one time! ...and then stormed th...

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by MaverickM11
Sat Mar 20, 2021 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Blow to JL & NH: No overseas spectators at Olympics
Replies: 3
Views: 1475

Re: Blow to JL & NH: No overseas spectators at Olympics

To be honest the Olympics generally aren’t that great for airlines as business travel evaporates.

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by MaverickM11
Fri Mar 19, 2021 2:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Sharon Osbourne leaving 'The Talk' following accusations of racism
Replies: 60
Views: 3397

Re: Is Sharon Osbourne about to be Cancelled??

It's backed by every timeline of his musings on the subject. Again, why do you keep avoiding the obvious question--why does Piers wait two years to throw a tantrum? I have no idea why he waited two years, maybe he was giving her a chance, but it's clearly rooted in her ghosting of him. Oh so you're...

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by MaverickM11
Fri Mar 19, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: #51 in infant mortality Arkansas signs near-total abortion ban
Replies: 81
Views: 3873

Re: #51 in infant mortality Arkansas signs near-total abortion ban

Mocking a state with high infant mortality rates while living in a state with substantially higher abortion rates is pretty sad. All it says is you prefer eugenics to natural selection. Wut. All it says is conservatives don't give a sh!t about life, babies, or healthy births. It is absolutely no co...

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by MaverickM11
Thu Mar 18, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Sharon Osbourne leaving 'The Talk' following accusations of racism
Replies: 60
Views: 3397

Re: Is Sharon Osbourne about to be Cancelled??

You keep using the word "assumptions"; I don't think you know what that word means. Thou dost protest a bit much. If these aren't assumptions, what are they?: He thought she was the cat's meow for two years after they met, and *then* decided he hated her. It's backed by every timeline of ...

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by MaverickM11
Thu Mar 18, 2021 1:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Sharon Osbourne leaving 'The Talk' following accusations of racism
Replies: 60
Views: 3397

Re: Is Sharon Osbourne about to be Cancelled??

You should try reading instead. I did, but maybe you should start reading your own posts. You claimed that Morgan had turned on Markle because he didn't get a wedding invite. Then you claim he began to turn on her in June 2018: June 18, 2018: Morgan begins to turn on Meghan. He invites Meghan’s dad...

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by MaverickM11
Wed Mar 17, 2021 9:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is it time to consider Racial Profiling of White Males?
Replies: 60
Views: 3103

Re: Is it time to consider Racial Profiling of White Males?

This is a bunch of Hogwash. People are jailed by committing crimes not by their ratio in the population. Can you provide any proof that minorities are given longer sentences for the same crimes as whites? Black men sentenced to more time for committing the exact same crime as a white person, study ...

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