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by MaverickM11
Thu Jun 17, 2021 4:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson and Right Wing Media Insinuate 'FBI Operatives' Behind Capitol Riots
Replies: 51
Views: 2850

Re: Tucker Carlson and Right Wing Media Insinuate 'FBI Operatives' Behind Capitol Riots

That's the difference between people with common sense, I can watch both channels and decide for myself, where as certain people posting are insisting one not be watched. Put a cork in the rhetoric. You like watching channels/hosts that make a mockery of workaday FBI agents, accusing them of being ...

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by MaverickM11
Thu Jun 17, 2021 12:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson and Right Wing Media Insinuate 'FBI Operatives' Behind Capitol Riots
Replies: 51
Views: 2850

Re: Tucker Carlson and Right Wing Media Insinuate 'FBI Operatives' Behind Capitol Riots

So it’s not antifa anymore? Will they blame critical race theory next week? Or Mr potato head? :rotfl:

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by MaverickM11
Wed Jun 16, 2021 10:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 'Juneteenth', June 19th to become a US Federal Holiday
Replies: 30
Views: 1858

Re: 'Juneteenth', June 19th to become a US Federal Holiday

And when will we get a Native American federal holiday? I think it is only fair that it be an unpaid holiday, rather than a tax increase on all taxpayers. If conservatives lose their mind talking about slavery, segregation, and Civil Rights, the genocide of Native Americans doesn't stand a chance. ...

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by MaverickM11
Wed Jun 16, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida Governor -Moment of Silence in School for Prayer
Replies: 33
Views: 1039

Re: Florida Governor -Moment of Silence in School for Prayer

Jesus specifically calls out the hypocrites who pray conspicuously in public. Not only is DeSantis lousy at respecting church-state separation, he's also lousy at being a Christian. Well reading the bible is antifa critical race theory socialism and we can't have that Voluntary prayer is not uncons...

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by MaverickM11
Wed Jun 16, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: In America you can't have ATF use computers.
Replies: 53
Views: 1909

Re: In America you can't have ATF use computers.

Privacy has everything to do with what I spend my money on—tennis rackets, golf clubs, cars, houses, and yes, firearms. It’s none of your or the government’s business what I peacefully spend on. I have perhaps 10,000 books, should they be registered in violation of the First Amendment? Books don't ...

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by MaverickM11
Wed Jun 16, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida Governor -Moment of Silence in School for Prayer
Replies: 33
Views: 1039

Re: Florida Governor -Moment of Silence in School for Prayer

It's unconstitutional It's also a waste of valuable tax payer dollars for public education. The kids can pray at home. This is just more pandering to special interests and religious deities that flies directly in the face of Desantis's baseless opposition to CRT. The pockets must run deep for the s...

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by MaverickM11
Wed Jun 16, 2021 1:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: In America you can't have ATF use computers.
Replies: 53
Views: 1909

Re: In America you can't have ATF use computers.

Relational databases is how you have everything that works for you in today's life. Me and you speaking on a forum is because of relational databases. You looking up something on google or whatever search-engine you use, it is due to relational databases and you firing a boolean query. This is wher...

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by MaverickM11
Wed Jun 16, 2021 1:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida Governor -Moment of Silence in School for Prayer
Replies: 33
Views: 1039

Re: Florida Governor -Moment of Silence in School for Prayer

extender wrote:
What is so wrong with a moment of silence? Do whatever you want with it.

It's unconstitutional

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by MaverickM11
Tue Jun 15, 2021 11:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: In America you can't have ATF use computers.
Replies: 53
Views: 1909

Re: In America you can't have ATF use computers.

I am from India but do find it interesting that news or info. such as this has to come through comedy central. Two options here: 1) You're trolling and doing a pretty good job of it. 2) You honestly don't realise that this is satire, and not news/documentary. It's a joke. Dear sir, Does this look l...

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by MaverickM11
Tue Jun 15, 2021 2:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas governor blames Green new deal for power outage
Replies: 202
Views: 13237

Re: Texas governor blames Green new deal for power outage

petertenthije wrote:
cskok8 wrote:
Building a wall should help

Actually, you might be on to something here! The shadow the wall provides might help. The wall might need to he heightened a tad. :D

Banning talking about the non-white bits of Alamo history should really cool things down too :rotfl:

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by MaverickM11
Mon Jun 14, 2021 11:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California Defies Doom With No. 1 U.S. Economy
Replies: 58
Views: 2171

California Defies Doom With No. 1 U.S. Economy

"By adding 1.3 million people to its non-farm payrolls since April last year -- equal to the entire workforce of Nevada -- California easily surpassed also-rans Texas and New York. At the same time, California household income increased $164 billion, almost as much as Texas, Florida and Pennsyl...

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by MaverickM11
Mon Jun 14, 2021 9:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas governor blames Green new deal for power outage
Replies: 202
Views: 13237

Re: Texas governor blames Green new deal for power outage

Those dang windmills strike again! "Texans are being asked to reduce their electric use as much as possible for the rest of the week. Electric demand was predicted to outpace supply Monday afternoon as temperatures soar into the triple digits throughout the state, data from the Electric Reliabi...

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by MaverickM11
Mon Jun 14, 2021 9:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who are your favorite U.S. governors?
Replies: 49
Views: 2074

Re: Who are your favorite U.S. governors?

Well—and I don’t have a dog in this fight—maybe Gavin Newsom should be considered. https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2021-06-14/california-defies-doom-with-no-1-u-s-economy Ha. #1 economy and below average COVID deaths. Meanwhile the right is fellating murderers like Noem or sentient confe...

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by MaverickM11
Mon Jun 14, 2021 4:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who are your favorite U.S. governors?
Replies: 49
Views: 2074

Re: Who are your favorite U.S. governors?

:checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark: I had no idea how hot SD could get. Meanwhile, mature adults judge governors on criteria outside of junior high school. She's not incentifying young people to take a covid vaccine. That already puts her ahead of those that do IMO. Wait until you see what other va...

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by MaverickM11
Sun Jun 13, 2021 4:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who are your favorite U.S. governors?
Replies: 49
Views: 2074

Re: Who are your favorite U.S. governors?

I'm proud to be a new Floridian, and a big part of why is because of Ron DeSantis and his incredible leadership that he has shown. I love having a governor who has banned Critical Race Theory from being taught in public schools here, has made it clear that our state supports our police officers, ke...

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by MaverickM11
Sat Jun 12, 2021 10:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas Governor Pledges to Build Wall on Mexican Border
Replies: 16
Views: 996

Re: Texas Governor Pledges to Build Wall on Mexican Border

We tried wasting the Pentagon's money, and it didn't work, so let's try wasting Texas' money instead! Gotta close that boondoggle gap with California somehow. Even though I believe protecting our borders is more than just a fence I wanna know why you liberals think it's such a bad idea? People put ...

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by MaverickM11
Sat Jun 12, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who are your favorite U.S. governors?
Replies: 49
Views: 2074

Re: Who are your favorite U.S. governors?

Yeah so you're saying Noem killed as many as NY yet Noem did not have the draconian lockdown measures that NYC had. NYC was the first to be hit in a major way, and has a population density almost 2500x higher than SD. SD, LA, MS, AZ, AL all killed about 1000 people more per million people than the ...

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by MaverickM11
Sat Jun 12, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas Governor Pledges to Build Wall on Mexican Border
Replies: 16
Views: 996

Re: Texas Governor Pledges to Build Wall on Mexican Border

From the people that brought you the Winter Outage 2021 killing dozens because of basic cost cutting on infrastructure, we bring you more infrastructure!

You'll know it's failed when you see Rafael skedaddle to Cancun.

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by MaverickM11
Sat Jun 12, 2021 8:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who are your favorite U.S. governors?
Replies: 49
Views: 2074

Re: Who are your favorite U.S. governors?

Noem of course. Honorable mention to Murphy of NJ who understood more than Cuomo that your state needs sports betting. The one that killed her citizens at nearly a NY rate, with months more to prepare, infinitely more information on the disease, and a thousandth of the population density? The probl...

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by MaverickM11
Sat Jun 12, 2021 4:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump's Administration was the Deep State
Replies: 40
Views: 2239

Re: Trump's Administration was the Deep State

I’m so old I remember when the last Democratic administration did some of the same stuff. Every leaker who talks “on condition of anonymity because they’re not authorized to comment” should shut up. They’re not authorized for a reason, up against the wall. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/oct...

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by MaverickM11
Sat Jun 12, 2021 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump's Administration was the Deep State
Replies: 40
Views: 2239

Re: Trump's Administration was the Deep State

I suspect many Congress members, their staff and family members will have to get 'burner phones'. This is disgusting, obscene, unconstitutional and even if leaks, they don't go to the level of needing such a level of investigation. Trump is scared of the truth leaking out of his corruption, especia...

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by MaverickM11
Fri Jun 11, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who are your favorite U.S. governors?
Replies: 49
Views: 2074

Re: Who are your favorite U.S. governors?

Noem of course. Honorable mention to Murphy of NJ who understood more than Cuomo that your state needs sports betting. The one that killed her citizens at nearly a NY rate, with months more to prepare, infinitely more information on the disease, and a thousandth of the population density? The probl...

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by MaverickM11
Fri Jun 11, 2021 10:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump's Administration was the Deep State
Replies: 40
Views: 2239

Re: Trump's Administration was the Deep State

Did Trump use Kellyanne Conwoman's "microwaves that turn into cameras"?

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by MaverickM11
Fri Jun 11, 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Louie Gohmert's idea to fix climate
Replies: 29
Views: 1553

Re: Louie Gohmert's idea to fix climate

Didn't he used to be a judge? And thus have real control over people's lives. It's a scary thought. Indeed he did. And that was also an elected position, which says way more about that electorate than most of us care to know. This is pretty much all you need to know about him: "Gohmert is an E...

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by MaverickM11
Fri Jun 11, 2021 2:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Louie Gohmert's idea to fix climate
Replies: 29
Views: 1553

Re: Louie Gohmert's idea to fix climate

What got me is him asking if we could change the orbit of the Earth or Moon. Presumably to cool the planet. Just as well he is not in a position to do so. Have we tried shining a light on it? Or injecting bleach? Haha well played, Maverick And yeah the whole changing orbits thing is a bit scary...l...

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by MaverickM11
Thu Jun 10, 2021 10:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Louie Gohmert's idea to fix climate
Replies: 29
Views: 1553

Re: Louie Gohmert's idea to fix climate

You can't make this up - every time I think he's the dumbest S.O.B. ever to hold office, he comes up with something even more ridiculous https://www.cnn.com/2021/06/09/politics/louie-gohmert-climate-change-fact-check/index.html What got me is him asking if we could change the orbit of the Earth or ...

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by MaverickM11
Thu Jun 10, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Louie Gohmert's idea to fix climate
Replies: 29
Views: 1553

Re: Louie Gohmert's idea to fix climate

https://www.cnn.com/2021/06/09/politics ... index.html

He has a lot of really tough competition for that title
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ER757 wrote:
You can't make this up - every time I think he's the dumbest S.O.B. ever to hold office, he comes up with something even more ridiculous

https://www.cnn.com/2021/06/09/politics ... index.html

He has a lot of really tough competition for that title

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by MaverickM11
Thu Jun 10, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.
Replies: 148
Views: 8733

Re: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.

You're right, the Fellowship of Christian Athlete's sexual purity pledge doesn't affect me. Uh no. The LGBT discrimination that Cathy and the GOP are funding/pushing does not affect you. Nor do the Jim Crow laws that conservatives are trying to resurrect affect you either, unless you vote by mail i...

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by MaverickM11
Wed Jun 09, 2021 9:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms
Replies: 97
Views: 5127

Re: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms

Now we the 1836 project: "patriotic education". If you're thinking "that sounds super racist and North Korean", then you are correct! What Is the 1836 Project? Texas To Promote 'Patriotic Education' https://www.newsweek.com/what-1836-project-texas-promote-patriotic-education-1598...

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by MaverickM11
Wed Jun 09, 2021 8:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.
Replies: 148
Views: 8733

Re: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.

Nothing has changed. You just give them a pass because it doesn't affect you . Chick-fil-A is under attack over its CEO's ties to a Christian charity accused of trying to squash proposed LGBTQ protections. https://www.businessinsider.com/chick-fil-a-ties-to-anti-equality-act-efforts-explained-2021-...

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by MaverickM11
Tue Jun 08, 2021 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA asks HQ staff to volunteer at DFW
Replies: 27
Views: 4208

Re: AA asks HQ staff to volunteer at DFW

How are the ground service providers like Swissport and DGS doing? If AA can't find people I can't imagine their outsourced suppliers are in any better shape.

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by MaverickM11
Mon Jun 07, 2021 3:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.
Replies: 148
Views: 8733

Re: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.

The difference between him and Chick-fil-A's CEO is when he publicly stated his opposition to same sex marriage, he didn't say it was Chick fil A's position or policy like Ed did, big difference. Chic Fil A explicitly donates to anti LGBT groups--how is that not the company's position? It's possibl...

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by MaverickM11
Mon Jun 07, 2021 1:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Removal of Confederate Monuement in Memphis Completed
Replies: 8
Views: 794

Re: Removal of Confederate Monuement in Memphis Completed

How are republicans gonna learn history now? :rotfl:

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by MaverickM11
Sun Jun 06, 2021 8:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.
Replies: 148
Views: 8733

Re: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.

Voting should be hard for people who aren't qualified to vote. Who isn't "qualified to vote" and who makes that determination? Both sides are talking past each other. There is no legitimate disagreement. No, conservatives have been trying to restrict the vote to wealthy, white males since...

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by MaverickM11
Sun Jun 06, 2021 7:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.
Replies: 148
Views: 8733

Re: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.

If Delta's CEO wants to publicly claim asking for voter id is racist and it's a lie the 2020 election was stolen :checkmark: It *is* a lie that that the election was stolen--GA's republican leadership has said this many times :checkmark: Georgia's--and the GOP in general--transparently racist voter...

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by MaverickM11
Sun Jun 06, 2021 2:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.
Replies: 148
Views: 8733

Re: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.

While I cannot speak to what this now former DL employee did or did not do, the letter does point to one thing; corporate activism, and it’s on the rise. While company execs may find it trendy or even truly believe in crafting an official company position on any social/political issues, those posit...

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by MaverickM11
Sat Jun 05, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta CEO vocalization on issues
Replies: 28
Views: 3092

Re: Delta CEO vocalization on issues

Delta has always publicly thought it good business policy to make statements on current events. But why not on condemning the anarchistic child-like city within a city in their fledgling Pacific hub? And why not publicly and unequivocally defend against the defunding of police departments, the rami...

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by MaverickM11
Sat Jun 05, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.
Replies: 148
Views: 8733

Re: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.

afcjets wrote:
I don't need Twitter or Trump to tell me who I should fly, but it won't be Delta anytime soon if I can help it. No retweet necessary, just going to fly another airline.

Byeeeeeeee :rotfl:

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by MaverickM11
Sat Jun 05, 2021 4:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms
Replies: 97
Views: 5127

Re: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms

This video would still be cute and nice in 1960, or 1860, or 1760, but objectively false from just about any standpoint in the USA. So what you are saying is that black persons point of view on racial issues regarding specifically black minorities is false even though he LIVES that life? Explain th...

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by MaverickM11
Sat Jun 05, 2021 4:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.
Replies: 148
Views: 8733

Re: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.

Meh...DL vastly outperformed its legacy competitors for years pre pandemic, so the unhinged manifesto of a crazy person doesn't change that. The proof of every carriers' pandemic response won't be realized for months in any case. It's not so much not being able to focus on their core business durin...

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by MaverickM11
Fri Jun 04, 2021 10:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms
Replies: 97
Views: 5127

Re: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms

They have a point (minus the sensationalistic headline) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P56rUszBPKs This has zilch to do with critical race theory, other than saying the words out loud. What? Enlighten me what it means then, please. in words that a *6-year-old will understand when taught about it. ...

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by MaverickM11
Fri Jun 04, 2021 7:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trouble for Trump
Replies: 68
Views: 6161

Re: Trouble for Trump

In what will undoubtedly piss off the fans of the Rioter in Chief, Trump has been suspended from Facebook for two years for stoking violence on the platform ahead of the January insurrection - https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/trump-facebook-instagram-accounts-suspended-1.6053578 But they mustn't worry...

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by MaverickM11
Fri Jun 04, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms
Replies: 97
Views: 5127

Re: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms

They have a point (minus the sensationalistic headline) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P56rUszBPKs This has zilch to do with critical race theory, other than saying the words out loud. "4. Affirms that we will not support, or impart, any K-12 public education resources or standards which (i) ...

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by MaverickM11
Fri Jun 04, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.
Replies: 148
Views: 8733

Re: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.

If you'd like to discuss DLs financials, please do so in Civil Aviation. The topic is an employee who was terminated, not DLs profits/losses. Please see the third to last paragraph on the second page of the letter. It has everything to do with Delta's financials and is the only point the letter is ...

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by MaverickM11
Fri Jun 04, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP/QAnon Conference circus in Dallas encourage coup
Replies: 20
Views: 1344

Re: GOP/QAnon Conference circus in Dallas encourage coup

The incredible thing is the IT dude who got Q going mistakenly outed himself a few months ago, and they still think it's a whole legit ecosystem of truthtellers. https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation-politics/a-possible-qanon-slip-up-suggests-the-truth-of-qs-identity-was-right-there-all-...

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by MaverickM11
Fri Jun 04, 2021 2:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.
Replies: 148
Views: 8733

Re: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.

If I were Lady MAGA, I would accuse Delta of hating transvestites. Roy Cohn, Trump's mentor, was a gay man that helped conservatives purge gays from the government, and then died of AIDS while his conservative friends were objectively pro the disease (just like today!). That's what Lady MAGA, or an...

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by MaverickM11
Fri Jun 04, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP/QAnon Conference circus in Dallas encourage coup
Replies: 20
Views: 1344

GOP/QAnon Conference circus in Dallas encourage coup

In case you had any doubt that the GOP and QAnon were two separate entities: "Texas officials speak at QAnon-affiliated event where Trump adviser Michael Flynn encouraged military coup on U.S. government" "At least three prominent Texas GOP officials took part in a Dallas conference t...

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by MaverickM11
Tue Jun 01, 2021 10:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.
Replies: 148
Views: 8733

Re: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.

Tell me you're crazy without telling me you're crazy. And use all the words.

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by MaverickM11
Tue Jun 01, 2021 4:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Unmarked Grave of 200+ Kids Found in Canada
Replies: 20
Views: 1012

Re: Mass Unmarked Grave of 200+ Kids Found in Canada

The worst part is that Natives only make the news when they are protesting their rights, so most non-natives see it as "oh look at these whiny people." That's why I hope this brings awareness! It’s ridiculous. And SJWs hardly mention NAs as well because there aren’t enough of them to be s...

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by MaverickM11
Mon May 31, 2021 11:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Unmarked Grave of 200+ Kids Found in Canada
Replies: 20
Views: 1012

Re: Mass Unmarked Grave of 200+ Kids Found in Canada

I don't know about Canada but I'm guessing it's like the USA where we've barely even scratched the surface of the treatment of Native Americans, and incidents like this are horrifying but frankly commonplace in very recent history.

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