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by casinterest
Fri May 24, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 259
Views: 23229

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

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by casinterest
Fri May 24, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 287
Views: 10443

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

The conservatives t have no pro-life stance, If they did , they would be pushing medical care for all. They are grandstanding on issues that don't concern them, and only seek to destroy OTHER PEOPLE's lives. This push by Alabama is nothing but a bunch of dumb and ignorant people, that are following ...

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by casinterest
Fri May 24, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rain, Rain Go Away
Replies: 13
Views: 378

Re: Rain, Rain Go Away

I am glad to see the rain shift from NC for a bit. We have had a very wet winter. I do hope the floods stop in the Mississippi river valley though. Don't need massive flooding this year.

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by casinterest
Thu May 23, 2019 6:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Have you ever been able to change someone's mind
Replies: 20
Views: 915

Re: Have you ever been able to change someone's mind

All the time. However minds should change as conditions change. People need to react to the way things change. Having discussions about why and how things are is good for identifying what is changing. There are pros and cons to many arguments, and discussions are about identifying points made or not...

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by casinterest
Tue May 21, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 259
Views: 23229

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

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by casinterest
Sat May 18, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 287
Views: 10443

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

50 million abortions since Roe , that’s a lot of raping and incest. Who knew? GF How silly, how many would you have adopted had they survived - Answer: NONE! How many would you have gladly shared your income to assist those willing to adopt and care for them? - Answer: NONE voluntarily. 50 million ...

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by casinterest
Fri May 17, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 287
Views: 10443

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

50 million abortions since Roe , that’s a lot of raping and incest. Who knew? GF Well if toy go with that number, then you have realize that about 200 million kids have been born in that time. 1 in 5 women is raped once in their lifetime https://ncadv.org/statistics and then you get to a pretty clo...

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by casinterest
Fri May 17, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Super Bowl!!!!!
Replies: 83
Views: 5071

Re: Super Bowl!!!!!

Does it come with massage parlor ?

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by casinterest
Fri May 17, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 287
Views: 10443

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

If these people are so concerned about the right to life and children's lives and so forth, why do we still have mass shootings? Why was an 18 year old being buried and eulogized as a hero for throwing himself in front of a shooter and saving his classmates? What kind of messed up logic is that? Th...

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by casinterest
Fri May 17, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where to turn to learn about home buying
Replies: 20
Views: 1486

Re: Where to turn to learn about home buying

(maybe longer now that the mortgage interest deduction doesn't really apply anymore). That's big news to lot of people. Where did you get that? But there is a point about whether it makes financial sense to buy. The OP needs to sit down and add up rent for a year vs ALL costs of home ownership and ...

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by casinterest
Fri May 17, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 287
Views: 10443

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

Who here supports 12 weeks? The "first trimester" rule? The is what Roe v Wade calls for and what Europe has set. I have said upthread that I tend more toward 20 weeks, and another member noted 16 weeks (which is probably in my mind the right middle ground) but this begins to make it diff...

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by casinterest
Fri May 17, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where to turn to learn about home buying
Replies: 20
Views: 1486

Re: Where to turn to learn about home buying

If you are single and plan to move around a bit, and you don't see yourself in the same place in 5+ years(maybe longer now that the mortgage interest deduction doesn't really apply anymore). Do not Buy!!!!!!!!!! You will be restricted into a place, with no where to go. The downside of Renting is tha...

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by casinterest
Fri May 17, 2019 2:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Richard Clarke Says There's 'No Way To Know' If Russians Changed Votes
Replies: 17
Views: 890

Re: Richard Clarke Says There's 'No Way To Know' If Russians Changed Votes

They could reverse engineer the code on the machines and see what they are doing by running static tests of ballots.
However there are now reports that more than 2 counties in Florida were hacked. Yet Trump is still sucking on Putin's lollipop and not have Barr do anything about it.

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by casinterest
Fri May 17, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 287
Views: 10443

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

I'm all for getting government out of reproductive rights and giving a woman the right to choose, but when you choose to alienate one group of people (old white men in this case) you lost all of my sympathy. You aren't going to win supporters by being racist, sexist, and ageist. This statement make...

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by casinterest
Fri May 17, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 287
Views: 10443

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

I'm all for getting government out of reproductive rights and giving a woman the right to choose, but when you choose to alienate one group of people (old white men in this case) you lost all of my sympathy. You aren't going to win supporters by being racist, sexist, and ageist. This statement make...

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by casinterest
Fri May 17, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White House Creates Tool For People To Report Alleged Social Media Bias
Replies: 21
Views: 1167

Re: White House Creates Tool For People To Report Alleged Social Media Bias

Awww look at the triggered snowflakes in the whitehouse who want to allow hate and lies to be passed around. As opposed to the triggered snowflakes in Silicon Valley who want to allow only their own hate and lies to be passed around while silencing opposing voices that say "Hey, wait a minute,...

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by casinterest
Fri May 17, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 287
Views: 10443

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

In much of the "liberal" nations of Europe, abortion is legal up to 12-14 weeks. After that requeires two doctors to sign of there that is a grave risk to the women's life. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abortion_law I am fairly certain there would be a big outcry if that kind of limit wer...

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by casinterest
Fri May 17, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White House Creates Tool For People To Report Alleged Social Media Bias
Replies: 21
Views: 1167

Re: White House Creates Tool For People To Report Alleged Social Media Bias

Awww look at the triggered snowflakes in the whitehouse who want to allow hate and lies to be passed around.

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by casinterest
Thu May 16, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 287
Views: 10443

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

To everyone so triggered by this event, while I don't actually support Alabama's bill, I like that it passed. Alabama is their own state who chose to impose this upon themselves as they are overwhelmingly pro-life. That is how federalism works. It's their own state, they can do what they want, just...

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by casinterest
Thu May 16, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 396
Views: 43865

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

So T1 is getting 8 gates (4 reactivated, 4 new) for Spirit (2 gates), Frontier (1? 2? 3? tarmac gates), Allegiant (1 gate), Via Air (0 gates because they won’t actually start), and 2-5 gates for expansion? Is the plan for B6 to move? B6 makes the most sense to move. They only fly domsestically, and...

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by casinterest
Thu May 16, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 287
Views: 10443

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

That is for a doctor and a mother to decide. Not a bunch or people that are not burdened with the care and unexpected complications that occur during a pregnancy or will bothered to do anything after it. Please note I did exclude health issues, so here we have again a blurring of the exact definiti...

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by casinterest
Thu May 16, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Goodbye to my dear Mother
Replies: 23
Views: 1614

Re: Goodbye to my dear Mother

Treasure the memories of that loving, generous, and caring life. Look for the reflections of those wonderful qualities in yourself and family

My sincerest condolences in this time of bereavement for you.

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by casinterest
Thu May 16, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 287
Views: 10443

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

The problem with these arguments are the multiple definitions and restrictions. The public opinion polls make this point because it is all about how the question framed. CNN had an article on this today. Roe v Wade for example made abortions in the first trimester constitutional, yet I hear of many...

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by casinterest
Thu May 16, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 287
Views: 10443

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

One day, many moons from now, people will look back at this period in history the same way we look back at Nazi Germany today and wonder how it was possible for a group of people who consider themselves so enlightened and morally superior to everyone to condone the dehumanizing and wholesale slaugh...

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by casinterest
Thu May 16, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 287
Views: 10443

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

One day, many moons from now, people will look back at this period in history the same way we look back at Nazi Germany today and wonder how it was possible for a group of people who consider themselves so enlightened and morally superior to everyone to condone the dehumanizing and wholesale slaugh...

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by casinterest
Thu May 16, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 287
Views: 10443

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

One day, many moons from now, people will look back at this period in history the same way we look back at Nazi Germany today and wonder how it was possible for a group of people who consider themselves so enlightened and morally superior to everyone to condone the dehumanizing and wholesale slaugh...

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by casinterest
Thu May 16, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi
Replies: 193
Views: 18155

Re: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi

That's the end of considering Jetblue for my next trip........

but seriously.
Where the hell is Mountain Dew on that list? That is the only benefit of Pepsi brands.

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by casinterest
Thu May 16, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Iran Threat Thread
Replies: 123
Views: 4935

Re: The Iran Threat Thread

Anyone ever seen the move : "Wag the Dog"?
Go watch it. That is all you need to know.

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by casinterest
Thu May 16, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 287
Views: 10443

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

It is legislation by a bunch of absolutely cruel people. Their Christianity pales in comparison to their abuse and cruelty. At the end of the day, if a fetus can't survive outside the womb of the mother, then folks needs to stay out of the private discussions between that woman and her doctor. After...

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by casinterest
Thu May 16, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 259
Views: 23229

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

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by casinterest
Thu May 16, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Senate Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Pipeline
Replies: 49
Views: 2774

Re: U.S. Senate Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Pipeline

Here is the real motivation behind this one. Protecting US exports. https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/energy/us-natural-gas-exports-to-europe-surge-nearly-300 The European Union announced Thursday that its imports of U.S. liquefied natural gas have climbed 272% since 2016, with the steepest...

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by casinterest
Thu May 16, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments
Replies: 1965
Views: 217812

Re: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rT366GiQkP0

They are going to launch stacked satellites for internet coverage over rural areas over the next few years . This is the first mission.
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Spacex Starlink feed will go live at 02:15 UTC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rT366GiQkP0

They are going to launch stacked satellites for internet coverage over rural areas over the next few years . This is the first mission.

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by casinterest
Thu May 16, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 259
Views: 23229

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

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by casinterest
Thu May 16, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tim Conway - Comedic genius is gone
Replies: 6
Views: 877

Re: Tim Conway - Comedic genius is gone

I used to watch the Dorf shows. Those were comedy gold.

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by casinterest
Thu May 16, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Senate Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Pipeline
Replies: 49
Views: 2774

Re: U.S. Senate Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Pipeline

Here is the real motivation behind this one. Protecting US exports. https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/energy/us-natural-gas-exports-to-europe-surge-nearly-300 The European Union announced Thursday that its imports of U.S. liquefied natural gas have climbed 272% since 2016, with the steepest ...

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by casinterest
Thu May 16, 2019 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why do people believe the Earth is flat?
Replies: 40
Views: 2587

Re: Why do people believe the Earth is flat?

People believe the earth is flat because they want to be stupid and defiant. It also pays well on Youtube when you get a lot of challengers.

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by casinterest
Wed May 15, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 259
Views: 23229

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

Modem

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by casinterest
Wed May 15, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Infrastructure Issues - how to get them fixed given the budget issues?
Replies: 55
Views: 3804

Re: US Infrastructure Issues - how to get them fixed given the budget issues?

ASCE has done a great job in Kansas at lobbying our legislature for more money for infrastructure. They are definitely not impartial in this. Seriously, look at each state. Couldn't find a single one that had anything better than a C. Anyways, to my point, I think we have some of the best roads in ...

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by casinterest
Wed May 15, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Infrastructure Issues - how to get them fixed given the budget issues?
Replies: 55
Views: 3804

Re: US Infrastructure Issues - how to get them fixed given the budget issues?

It's hard for me to look at this problem as a resident of Kansas where we have great infrastructure. Perhaps other states should look to us for inspiration. Really? The ASCE give it a C. Needs work. NC has the same grade and I can look and see where improvements need to be made. Maybe because Kansa...

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by casinterest
Wed May 15, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 396
Views: 43865

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

When is construction scheduled to start on some of the Vision 2040 projects, like the runway and CONRAC? The runway is listed as Ongoing in the budget, and when driving buy, I have noticed some big piles of Cement being piled up on the southwest side of the airport, but this may be from the Aprons....

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by casinterest
Wed May 15, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Infrastructure Issues - how to get them fixed given the budget issues?
Replies: 55
Views: 3804

Re: US Infrastructure Issues - how to get them fixed given the budget issues?

It's hard for me to look at this problem as a resident of Kansas where we have great infrastructure. Perhaps other states should look to us for inspiration. Really? The ASCE give it a C. Needs work. NC has the same grade and I can look and see where improvements need to be made. Maybe because Kansa...

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by casinterest
Tue May 14, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Infrastructure Issues - how to get them fixed given the budget issues?
Replies: 55
Views: 3804

Re: US Infrastructure Issues - how to get them fixed given the budget issues?

Lower gas taxes. Growth will take care of it . :duck: :rotfl: Seriously though we have to come up with a plan to fund infrastructure. 1. Funding Usage taxes such as Gas, Toll, Mileage would need to be investigated. Gas Tax issues: As electric and more Fuel efficient cars become available, the tax re...

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by casinterest
Tue May 14, 2019 2:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump jr. subpoenaed
Replies: 28
Views: 1874

Re: trump jr. subpoenaed

So how far along are we in the Suck up to Trump Republicans, vs the loyal to America Republicans? https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/13/politics/donald-trump-jr-richard-burr/index.html Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr, who signed off on the subpoena to Trump Jr., told his colleagues that the panel...

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by casinterest
Tue May 14, 2019 2:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 259
Views: 23229

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

Comics

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by casinterest
Mon May 13, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 396
Views: 43865

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

Indy wrote:
Sorry but RDU is pretty bad on the dining side. Babymoon Italian restaurant is very close and really good


Airport food is airport food. If you are going to go out to babymoon, might as well go to Relish

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by casinterest
Mon May 13, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stocks sheds all 2018 gains, 600 points today
Replies: 206
Views: 21474

Re: Stocks sheds all 2018 gains, 600 points today

Let's not be Stingy. Trump has had an Amazing ride on the Stock Market. But what you won't hear from the Trumpies? Obama did it better. "Trumpies" aren't the making the fatal mistake of making a "level" comparison of a low point with a high point. On absolute terms, Trump's DOW ...

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by casinterest
Mon May 13, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four oil tankers 'sabotaged' in the Gulf of Oman amid tensions
Replies: 39
Views: 1929

Re: Four oil tankers 'sabotaged' in the Gulf of Oman amid tensions

The BBC photo (which I had in my original post) certainly makes it look a lot smaller. The extent to which the hull tapers certainly looks vastly different in the two photos. I think it was loaded in the original post. In this one, it is not loaded. Perhaps someone has developed a ship blocker for ...

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by casinterest
Mon May 13, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four oil tankers 'sabotaged' in the Gulf of Oman amid tensions
Replies: 39
Views: 1929

Re: Four oil tankers 'sabotaged' in the Gulf of Oman amid tensions

Hmmm,
Wasn't there a story about the Russians Training whales?

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by casinterest
Mon May 13, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stocks sheds all 2018 gains, 600 points today
Replies: 206
Views: 21474

Re: Stocks sheds all 2018 gains, 600 points today

I'm expecting to read a Tweet or a statement with the words "Nobody knew trade wars could be so complicated". DJIA down over 600 points (2.3%) and the NASDAQ also down about 3% as of the time of writing. Trump was right: I'm tired of the winning. Let's not be Stingy. Trump has had an Amaz...

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by casinterest
Fri May 10, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump's losses in business
Replies: 109
Views: 5187

Re: Trump's losses in business

Back to Topic. The real questions out of this are . 1,. Who gave him loans after these losses, and what was their reasoning 2. Were all the personal losses real, or was there massive depreciation on overvalued personal assets? 3. Why did Trump never claim a massive windfall to make up for the losses...

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