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by bgm
Sat Jun 20, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid 19 vaccine and return to normality?
Replies: 118
Views: 6343

Re: Covid 19 vaccine and return to normality?

True, is October too optimistic on having a safe vaccine? October 2020 yes, October 2021 is perhaps a bit more realistic. Wow that’s insane! The world economy will be shredded to pieces by then! Not to mention the millions of lives lost. (we're already at ~ 460,000) Economies can continue to functi...

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by bgm
Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John Bolton Book Reveals Fractured White House Foreign Policy
Replies: 77
Views: 4444

Re: John Bolton Book Reveals Fractured White House Foreign Policy

But they are the best people, though, I guess they are well down the list of best people by now. Though Ben Carson has managed to hang in there which is amazing to many. Betsy DeVos to the chagrin of many fine educators, unfortunately, also managed to hang on. That's bc both Carson is totally inept...

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by bgm
Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John Bolton Book Reveals Fractured White House Foreign Policy
Replies: 77
Views: 4444

Re: John Bolton Book Reveals Fractured White House Foreign Policy

Seems to be a constant revolving door of people coming into this administration, leaving this administration on less than good terms, and then writing a scathing book about the chaos under the orange turd. Rinse, and repeat. It must be bad if even John Bolton couldn't handle the filthy garbage fest...

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by bgm
Wed Jun 17, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John Bolton Book Reveals Fractured White House Foreign Policy
Replies: 77
Views: 4444

Re: John Bolton Book Reveals Fractured White House Foreign Policy

Seems to be a constant revolving door of people coming into this administration, leaving this administration on less than good terms, and then writing a scathing book about the chaos under the orange turd. Rinse, and repeat. It must be bad if even John Bolton couldn't handle the filthy garbage feste...

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by bgm
Tue Jun 16, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cancel Culture Run Amok
Replies: 10
Views: 585

Re: Cancel Culture Run Amok

Ok so my link is CBN I am an atheist and not exactly in love with the cops. But I can honestly say I am sick and tired of the cancel culture and social justice worriers. Where does it end? So now we can't watch a show I actually watched and I don't know if LIVE PD and Cops were pulled off the air f...

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by bgm
Mon Jun 15, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 492
Views: 32345

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

The country has been a laughing stock internationally, especially with our closest allies in Europe for the last 4 years and we need a return to someone who has a more level head. That was before Trump. Other countries are now starting to pay their fair share. America does not exist to appease and ...

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by bgm
Mon Jun 15, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 33 US States Have Contained COVID-19
Replies: 34
Views: 1480

Re: 33 US States Have Contained COVID-19

KFTG wrote:
How clever of you!


Just remember that you’re only as strong as your weakest link. Unless borders between states are closed or restricted, each state’s is vulnerable.

The US has basically given up on trying to contain it. The dollar ultimately trumps human life.

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by bgm
Sat Jun 13, 2020 7:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 285
Views: 16349

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020

santi319 wrote:
Life goes on.


Not for the people who have died from it.

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by bgm
Tue Jun 09, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 285
Views: 16349

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020

Texas hospitals are now at Record levels of hospitalizations for Covid-19 https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/08/texas-reports-a-record-high-number-of-hospitalized-coronavirus-patients-after-state-reopened-early.html Texas reported a record number of coronavirus hospitalizations Monday — weeks after Gov. ...

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by bgm
Tue Jun 09, 2020 6:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 492
Views: 32345

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

DocLightning wrote:
At this point, the question is less about whether Mr. Trump will lose and more about how he will react.


This.

If he loses, he will not go quietly.

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by bgm
Mon Jun 08, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 492
Views: 32345

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

readytotaxi wrote:
The office of the President needs to served far better than it has in the last four years, a return to diplomacy would be a good start.


Having someone who’s able to speak in complete and coherent sentences would be a start. How low have our standards sunk, ugh.

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by bgm
Sun Jun 07, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 285
Views: 16349

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020

And now Brazil has stopped publishing its total cases/deaths, because.... *checks notes*.... "the cumulative data did not reflect the current picture", Bolsonaro claims. :sarcastic: Brazil has removed months of data on Covid-19 from a government website amid criticism of President Jair Bol...

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by bgm
Sun Jun 07, 2020 7:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gen. Mattis Says POTUS is ‘Making a Mockery of the Constitution’
Replies: 75
Views: 3808

Re: Gen. Mattis Says POTUS is ‘Making a Mockery of the Constitution’

"Fight back" against what? Facts? He fires everyone who states facts. He sees it as disagreeing with him. He only wants "yes men" around him. He only hires the best people but when those "best people" do something not on his agenda, they are fired. If he is "fight...

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by bgm
Fri Jun 05, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34230

Re: Another day another police killing

As the Country Burns, Trump Gives Up Faced with spiraling chaos and worsening crises, the president is spending his days on publicity stunts and Twitter. A more comprehensive abdication of leadership could scarcely be imagined. America has now lost more than 105,000 people to a still-uncontrolled v...

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by bgm
Thu Jun 04, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump vows to end violence now
Replies: 171
Views: 9099

Re: Trump vows to end violence now

Just in case you thought the White House couldn’t be anymore divorced from reality, the Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany compared Trumps brutal March to pose in front of a church holding a bible was compared to Winston Churchill inspecting London bomb damage during WW2. The only place the two are c...

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by bgm
Wed Jun 03, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34230

Re: Another day another police killing

It's already been answered by the good folks in this thread, and well sourced. But if you need more please read on. It shows that you do not know the difference between bigotry and racism. Nice try. Racism is a two street, in the sense it isn't white stereotyping but blacks stereotyping whites as w...

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by bgm
Wed Jun 03, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Social media and civil rights movements
Replies: 20
Views: 868

Re: Social media and civil rights movements

I sympathize with black people. I do not sympathize with BLM, so my social media will not be silent. That said, social media is a joke anyways. People just competing to be the "wokest" without actually doing anything, like you alluded to. No one cares that you changed your profile picture...

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by bgm
Wed Jun 03, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34230

Re: Another day another police killing

I have, you've just chosen not to accept it. There's even has a Wiki page dedicated to his racial views. Happy reading! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Racial_views_of_Donald_Trump That is what you settle for? A Wiki page? Going to have to try harder. LMAO. Here's what happens. The vast majority of m...

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by bgm
Wed Jun 03, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34230

Re: Another day another police killing

Racism does exist indeed, and it is a two-way street. Things have come a long way from the 50s, but more is needed. But you still have not provided racism on Trump's part. I have, you've just chosen not to accept it. There's even has a Wiki page dedicated to his racial views. Happy reading! https:/...

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by bgm
Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1133
Views: 250029

Re: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly

Sad to see these jets go, truly iconic from a bygone era. Noisy, smokey (the JT8D ones), and built like tanks. They served the airlines well.

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by bgm
Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34230

Re: Another day another police killing

Get rid of those blinders, ignoring racism where it clearly exists. Why do you think there are mass protests in over 70 US cities? Just for shits and giggles? Racism does exist indeed, and it is a two-way street. Things have come a long way from the 50s, but more is needed. But you still have not p...

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by bgm
Wed Jun 03, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34230

Re: Another day another police killing

Stop being intentionally obtuse. :sarcastic: It's a dog whistle used against black men. Get rid of that chip, looking for racism where it doesn't exist. Must get tiring. Get rid of those blinders, ignoring racism where it clearly exists. Why do you think there are mass protests in over 70 US cities...

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by bgm
Wed Jun 03, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34230

Re: Another day another police killing

When did thugs get equated with race? From the dictionary, the definition is: : a brutal ruffian or assassin : gangster, tough. No mention of race. Thanks for trying. Stop being intentionally obtuse. :sarcastic: It's a dog whistle used against black men. https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?t...

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by bgm
Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34230

Re: Another day another police killing

...pushed brutally out of the way for what? So the lying , racist , misogynist could go hold a bible in front of a church he doesn't attend? Just for housekeeping purposes, how is Trump racist? That is a question for you Cas, not the peanut gallery. "When the looting starts, the shooting start...

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by bgm
Tue Jun 02, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34230

Re: Another day another police killing

All I see are people using a tragedy to loot and be crappy human beings. And there lies the crux of the problem. You don't see the bigger issue. Or maybe, you don't want to see the bigger issue. Because you enjoy your white privilege and want to keep it that way? How about as a society, removing th...

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by bgm
Tue Jun 02, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34230

Re: Another day another police killing

Also to make this clear, I'm aware that there are many rioting who don't care about protesting and are there to create chaos. But this idea that the majority of people taking to the streets are "Antifa domestic terrorists" is BS. And it allows people to write off the topic at hand which i...

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by bgm
Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34230

Re: Another day another police killing

All these people looting and burning don't give a shit about George Floyd. Oh really, you've talked to them all before coming to that conclusion? Impressive! Perhaps their anger has boiled over for the years/decades/centuries of systemic racist discrimination that doesn't seem to change? Perhaps th...

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by bgm
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34230

Re: Another day another police killing

Attorney General William P. Barr's Statement on Riots and Domestic Terrorism https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/attorney-general-william-p-barrs-statement-riots-and-domestic-terrorism Federal law enforcement actions will be directed at apprehending and charging the violent radical agitators who have hi...

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by bgm
Mon Jun 01, 2020 7:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34230

Re: Another day another police killing

The problem is the police. And you have seen it again and again, and then you see it even in these protests. The police are being aggressive, the police are being threatening, the police are being criminals, the police have killed. That's what they're doing. That's what the problem is. And if there...

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by bgm
Sun May 31, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Outrage...
Replies: 53
Views: 3581

Re: Outrage...

Perhaps it’s just because there is a lot of really, really awful crap going on right now that people are outraged about?

I could turn the question around: why *aren’t* you outraged? Look at what’s going on. Are you happy just to sit quiet and say ‘oh well...’?

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by bgm
Sat May 30, 2020 7:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump retweets: 'The only good Democrat is a dead Democrat'
Replies: 25
Views: 1731

Trump retweets: 'The only good Democrat is a dead Democrat'

President Trump on Thursday retweeted a video of a supporter saying that the " only good Democrat is a dead Democrat. " The man in the video is a New Mexico politician who faced calls to resign after making the remark earlier this month. Mr. Trump at midnight retweeted a video from Cowboy...

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by bgm
Fri May 29, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34230

Re: Another day another police killing

Nope, no racism here at all. :sarcastic: https://scontent.famm2-3.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/101129672_10158957822998690_5826377016835833856_n.jpg?_nc_cat=100&_nc_sid=8bfeb9&_nc_ohc=Ypc3FswO8RYAX9BswfA&_nc_ht=scontent.famm2-3.fna&oh=a6d5f2e8d253cd63a3ec6bf30a92a112&oe=5EF80BA4

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by bgm
Thu May 28, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Crowded Pool Party in the Ozarks
Replies: 60
Views: 2848

Re: Crowded Pool Party in the Ozarks

I'm done as well. Beaches, Parks and restaurants are packed in Florida. Threads like this are more fear mongering by the left. If you are afraid crawl back into your hole. Otherwise protect the weak and the old who are the ones succumbing to this. Any reason why the media never shows the age breakd...

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by bgm
Thu May 28, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34230

Re: Another day another police killing

Justifying rioting now? No, stating reality: it’s inevitable given human nature when people are lied to for too long. Happens in all cultures. What’s every kid told in school about equal rights under law for all? Outside it may not be the same. Yep, Democrats have been lying to African-American vot...

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by bgm
Thu May 28, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day, another Karen...
Replies: 117
Views: 6551

Re: Another day, another Karen...

I never heard that one. It would depend what her job is. If she works in Sales, HR, PR, or similar she deserves it, if not it's none of her employer's business IMO. From an employer's perspective, that simply isn't so. In a publicly-traded company, nearly anything with potential PR risk or reputati...

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by bgm
Thu May 28, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day, another Karen...
Replies: 117
Views: 6551

Re: Another day, another Karen...

afcjets wrote:
I am getting really sick of things like this.


You're sick of reading about the endless incidents of racism?

Bless your white privileged heart.

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by bgm
Thu May 28, 2020 7:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Widower Pleads With Twitter To Remove POTUS Murder Conspiracy Tweets
Replies: 46
Views: 1646

Re: Widower Pleads With Twitter To Remove POTUS Murder Conspiracy Tweets

seahawk wrote:
Nice to see Trump finally taking action against the lying MSM!


Facts don’t lie.

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by bgm
Tue May 26, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day, another Karen...
Replies: 117
Views: 6551

Another day, another Karen...

.... this time in NYC. A video has gone viral of a white woman calling the cops on a black man who simply asked her to leash her dog. The woman was in an area in New York City's Central Park known as the Ramble, where rules require that dogs be leashed. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/woman-placed-on-l...

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by bgm
Tue May 26, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Crowded Pool Party in the Ozarks
Replies: 60
Views: 2848

Re: Crowded Pool Party in the Ozarks

It's interesting that the same crowd who were loudest yelling: - RAH RAH RAH BENGHAZI over 4 deaths - ALL LIVES MATTER regarding black people being killed by police brutality - LIFE IS SACRED, anti-abortion - NEVER FORGET (after 9/11) just shrug their shoulders at one hundred thousand deaths. The vi...

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by bgm
Mon May 25, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Crowded Pool Party in the Ozarks
Replies: 60
Views: 2848

Re: Crowded Pool Party in the Ozarks

The same thing happened in Daytona Beach. https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local/2020/05/24/video-large-crowds-take-over-daytona-beach-shut-down-roads-bridges/ With the weather breaking this will just become widespread. People can't stay in their houses forever. No matter how much you try to scare...

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by bgm
Sun May 24, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 44% of Republicans believe in Bill Gates microchip vaccine conspiracy.
Replies: 44
Views: 2159

Re: 44% of Republicans believe in Bill Gates microchip vaccine conspiracy.

What has happened to the world that this kind of nonsense thinking is becoming mainstream so rapidly? You expect to get the answer to an all-encompassing question like "What has happened to the world that this kind of nonsense thinking is becoming mainstream so rapidly?" I think it would ...

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by bgm
Wed May 20, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion
Replies: 197
Views: 8847

Re: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion

extender wrote:
Race relations have gotten worse, you can thank Obama. The spillover is visible, you don't have to look very hard.


What has Trump done exactly to improve race relations during the last 3+ years?

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by bgm
Wed May 20, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion
Replies: 197
Views: 8847

Re: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion

For seb146 to say that Republicans openly embrace racists, is like saying that Democrats openly embrace pedophiles. Just because you desperately need or want something to be true, doesn't mean that it is, in fact true. Still waiting for your response a few posts up. Very much looking forward to hea...

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by bgm
Tue May 19, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine
Replies: 86
Views: 5713

Re: Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine

Not sure about this one. It may be a stunt to get the MSM to lose their sanity more than normal I mean that stuff is nasty why take it if you don't need it. Oh well either way it's having it's effect and stoking more TDS That's right - take a dangerous drug just to stick it to the libz! We can only...

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by bgm
Tue May 19, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine
Replies: 86
Views: 5713

Re: Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine

My neighbor owns a business and is getting screwed because he can't get loans. But he's still voting Trump because he knows the liberals will "screw him over" like they did when he lived back in California. Like Trump said, if he stand on the corner of 5th av and shot someone, their frien...

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by bgm
Mon May 18, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion
Replies: 197
Views: 8847

Re: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion

The Liberal media is using this killing of one person to be some kind of touchpoint. As a white person, I never see the media making any kind of "whites slayed by blacks" a touchpoint. They always rationalize there way around those stories. Ooooops, racism exists on both sides of the equa...

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by bgm
Mon May 18, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Government reform: firing of officials
Replies: 50
Views: 1974

Re: Government reform: firing of officials

As for this situation, I really don't think it was great for Trump to fire the IG, there must be more info to come out that supports his decision, and hopefully it should come out. You mean like this? Fired watchdog was also investigating Pompeo's decision to approve Saudi arms sale WASHINGTON — Ou...

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by bgm
Mon May 18, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Consequences of Trump's re-election
Replies: 148
Views: 8573

Re: Consequences of Trump's re-election

I am confused, can you confirm you thought highly of America before Trump? so you liked how America went into Vietnam? how it participated in the first Gulf war? then invading Afghanistan? Invading Iraq? So your opinion of America was high, til Trump showed up is that it? Or you always had your neg...

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by bgm
Mon May 18, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Consequences of Trump's re-election
Replies: 148
Views: 8573

Re: Consequences of Trump's re-election

AirWorthy99 wrote:
Trump is ending wars others started, yet that's not enough for "America's reputation" to be high.

I am confused.


What wars has Trump ended?

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by bgm
Mon May 18, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Predictions on Electoral College Results 2020
Replies: 89
Views: 3991

Re: Predictions on Electoral College Results 2020

Trump may lose simply because his base are quite literally dying off. The old white brigade seem to be Covid-19's favorite targets. Looking at you, Florida.

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