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by casinterest
Fri Oct 15, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 55
Views: 1000

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Flutaphone

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 15, 2021 3:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dallas Metro School Administrator Urges 'Balance' in Holocaust Curriculum
Replies: 11
Views: 632

Re: Dallas Metro School Administrator Urges 'Balance' in Holocaust Curriculum

As was warned when HB3979 was passed by the Texas legislature last May, things have come to their logical conclusion in a school district in Southlake, TX. As the new law requires schools to promote 'balance' on supposedly controversial topics, one administrator offered that their interpretation in...

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 15, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 55
Views: 1000

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

tape

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 14, 2021 5:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mental Illness in America Part Deux: WV Man Kills Pharmacist Brother Over Vaccines
Replies: 54
Views: 2020

Re: Mental Illness in America Part Deux: WV Man Kills Pharmacist Brother Over Vaccines

Yes, sadly some people did take great offense to a black man being elected. A lot of BS was made up by those people. Tugg Move along then. Elementary and secondary schools have no business teaching that. Stop trying to put race issues where there aren't any. ' Still repeating the racist lies of the...

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 14, 2021 1:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 55
Views: 1000

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Cracked

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by casinterest
Wed Oct 13, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022
Replies: 83
Views: 2721

Re: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022

Will be interesting to see how this plays out. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-10-11/shale-oil-production-back-near-pre-pandemic-levels-in-u-s-permian-region With private fleets running hot, production from the Permian Basin will likely reach its pre-pandemic record high of 4.9 million ...

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by casinterest
Wed Oct 13, 2021 1:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mental Illness in America Part Deux: WV Man Kills Pharmacist Brother Over Vaccines
Replies: 54
Views: 2020

Re: Mental Illness in America Part Deux: WV Man Kills Pharmacist Brother Over Vaccines

Its funny you think its only "right wing" spreading misinformation. You either have a source showing this nutty behavior by supposed adults isn’t happening as reported, or you don’t. That simple. This particular issue of school board meetings gone amok is not misinformation by left or any...

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by casinterest
Tue Oct 12, 2021 7:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mental Illness in America Part Deux: WV Man Kills Pharmacist Brother Over Vaccines
Replies: 54
Views: 2020

Re: Mental Illness in America Part Deux: WV Man Kills Pharmacist Brother Over Vaccines

No they were not. So do you support the FBI taking charge of this? Yes I do if it is a federal issue. As posited below and not refuted. Right wing national outlets and social media companies continue to spread misinformation. But since the misinformation continues, and i am sure you haven't read th...

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by casinterest
Tue Oct 12, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: C340 Crash In KSEE Neighborhood
Replies: 62
Views: 8433

Re: C340 Crash In KSEE Neighborhood

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvwt1UpyXXc
ATC with pilot.

The ATC tried hard to get him to correct for a long period.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvwt1UpyXXc
ATC with pilot.

The ATC tried hard to get him to correct for a long period.

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by casinterest
Tue Oct 12, 2021 6:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mental Illness in America Part Deux: WV Man Kills Pharmacist Brother Over Vaccines
Replies: 54
Views: 2020

Re: Mental Illness in America Part Deux: WV Man Kills Pharmacist Brother Over Vaccines

So, do you support the FBI "looking" into this behavior? When there are death threats across state lines, who do you suggest looks into it? No they were not. So do you support the FBI taking charge of this? Yes I do if it is a federal issue. As posited below and not refuted. Right wing na...

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by casinterest
Tue Oct 12, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mental Illness in America Part Deux: WV Man Kills Pharmacist Brother Over Vaccines
Replies: 54
Views: 2020

Re: Mental Illness in America Part Deux: WV Man Kills Pharmacist Brother Over Vaccines

A vast majority didn't involve threats. A heated debate is not a threat. Again, If they rise to the level of threat, that's a local LE issue. What is so hard to understand about that? And as of this morning, at least two states (including VA) has said they didn't ask the Association of School Board...

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by casinterest
Tue Oct 12, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mental Illness in America Part Deux: WV Man Kills Pharmacist Brother Over Vaccines
Replies: 54
Views: 2020

Re: Mental Illness in America Part Deux: WV Man Kills Pharmacist Brother Over Vaccines

So you mean to tell me that tax payers shouldn't have a say in what schools funded by tax dollars teach? If that is your stance, I want the option to keep my portion of the funding for the school and send my kids elsewhere. Weather or not CRT is being taught is far from being established. There is ...

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by casinterest
Tue Oct 12, 2021 2:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mental Illness in America Part Deux: WV Man Kills Pharmacist Brother Over Vaccines
Replies: 54
Views: 2020

Re: Mental Illness in America Part Deux: WV Man Kills Pharmacist Brother Over Vaccines

Please, there is nothing wrong with what is going on at the school boards. Nice use of a current talking point though. Upset parents are getting emotional when confronting the elected school boards who are not listening to what they want. Aren't elected officials supposed to work for the people, no...

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by casinterest
Tue Oct 12, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mental Illness in America Part Deux: WV Man Kills Pharmacist Brother Over Vaccines
Replies: 54
Views: 2020

Re: Mental Illness in America Part Deux: WV Man Kills Pharmacist Brother Over Vaccines

So in addition to the crazy and immature behavior at school board meetings, hospitals etc. we now have family homicides inspired by mis/disinformation in collision with the mentally ill. https://www.wbaltv.com/article/jeffrey-burnham-covid-19-vaccine-allegations/37886250# It’s hard to make this stu...

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by casinterest
Tue Oct 12, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 55
Views: 1000

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Zone

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by casinterest
Tue Oct 12, 2021 1:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails
Replies: 33
Views: 1309

Re: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails

Well, there is yet another lesson on what does not belong in public commentary much less work emails at all. Good luck to the team going forward.

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by casinterest
Mon Oct 11, 2021 11:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 131
Views: 7501

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

For those worried about Heart Inflamation. There is an interesting new study, still in preprint. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34341797/ Conclusions: Myocarditis (or pericarditis or myopericarditis) from primary COVID19 infection occurred at a rate as high as 450 per million in young males. Young ...

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by casinterest
Mon Oct 11, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 55
Views: 1000

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Paycheck

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by casinterest
Mon Oct 11, 2021 1:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Arizona Election Audit
Replies: 141
Views: 13191

Re: Arizona Election Audit

Looks like the Senate is working hard in AZ to protect their partisan deliberations over hiring a firm for a unneeded Audit. https://www.fox10phoenix.com/news/arizona-senate-argues-for-secrecy-of-election-review-records1 On the one hand you have the Senate trying to protect it's records of dealings ...

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by casinterest
Mon Oct 11, 2021 1:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 55
Views: 1000

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

enemies

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 08, 2021 9:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022
Replies: 83
Views: 2721

Re: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022

Actually GalaxyFlyer has a point. The ones who drive the most (those outside the areas served by transit) pay more in gas taxes than for example someone in Chicago, Boston or NYC who doesn't even own a car and uses transit instead. Might be cheaper to just subsidize Uber rides. In EV's of course! B...

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 08, 2021 7:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022
Replies: 83
Views: 2721

Re: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022

Excuse me, taxes go to the government, tax revenue like all money is fungible. Yes, some goes to roads, but certainly not 100% of fuel taxes result in road improvements. About 10% goes to mass transit, often more, which means most drivers receive no benefit. Lots of states divert fuel taxes to othe...

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 08, 2021 6:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans
Replies: 144
Views: 4183

Re: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans

It's not by choice. They are obtuse because they are scared. They run to the ledge and realize they aren't jumping just because their constituents think it would be funny. So everyone looks at this as being strictly about the government not defaulting on its existing loans, no one looking to see if...

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 08, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022
Replies: 83
Views: 2721

Re: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022

Excuse me, taxes go to the government, tax revenue like all money is fungible. Yes, some goes to roads, but certainly not 100% of fuel taxes result in road improvements. About 10% goes to mass transit, often more, which means most drivers receive no benefit. Lots of states divert fuel taxes to othe...

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 08, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Global Tax Agreement: 15% Minimum Corporate Rate
Replies: 29
Views: 871

Re: Global Tax Agreement: 15% Minimum Corporate Rate

Looks like everyone is tired of seeing corporations with Tax Havens in Ireland. Wonder if they will do anything about Ships being registered in Panama ;) .

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 08, 2021 5:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022
Replies: 83
Views: 2721

Re: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022

Gasoline price depends on crude plus refining costs, variations among countries reflect taxes or subsidies. The price of gasoline in the US today (and most other locations) is about $2.41US. Your government is taking the difference. https://www.eia.gov/todayinenergy/prices.php The government isn't ...

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 08, 2021 4:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022
Replies: 83
Views: 2721

Re: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022

Gasoline price depends on crude plus refining costs, variations among countries reflect taxes or subsidies. The price of gasoline in the US today (and most other locations) is about $2.41US. Your government is taking the difference. https://www.eia.gov/todayinenergy/prices.php The government isn't ...

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 08, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 55
Views: 1000

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Superior

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 08, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022
Replies: 83
Views: 2721

Re: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022

Gasoline price depends on crude plus refining costs, variations among countries reflect taxes or subsidies. The price of gasoline in the US today (and most other locations) is about $2.41US. Your government is taking the difference. https://www.eia.gov/todayinenergy/prices.php The government isn't ...

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 08, 2021 12:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans
Replies: 144
Views: 4183

Re: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans

And now witness the right wing talk circus and media farm berating McConnell for actually doing the right thing on the debt cap. The debt cap issue is for spending that has ALREADY been approved... including the spending the last 4+ years pushed through. If you are against raising the cap then you ...

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 08, 2021 12:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans
Replies: 144
Views: 4183

Re: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans

And now witness the right wing talk circus and media farm berating McConnell for actually doing the right thing on the debt cap. The debt cap issue is for spending that has ALREADY been approved... including the spending the last 4+ years pushed through. If you are against raising the cap then you ...

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 07, 2021 6:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Facebook Whistleblower
Replies: 39
Views: 1276

Re: Facebook Whistleblower

The idea that someone is accusing a business of doing what is best for itself, and that some of that may not be to the ultimate benefit of the public is ludicrous. Are food commercials 100% accurate? Is eating more food healthy and of general benefit to society? Is buying more stuff and maxing out ...

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 07, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What would it take for you to move Jobs
Replies: 29
Views: 1113

Re: What would it take for you to move Jobs

Better benefits and better pay is what it would take.

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 07, 2021 2:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 55
Views: 1000

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Effect

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 07, 2021 2:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Facebook Whistleblower
Replies: 39
Views: 1276

Re: Facebook Whistleblower

If we go by the Oxford definition of "Whistleblower", then I know at least half a dozen whistleblowers. But I doubt 60 Minutes will be interested talking to them, as it probably is not as "big" as Facebook. What is the relevance of this statement? You asked for examples of whist...

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 07, 2021 2:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Facebook Whistleblower
Replies: 39
Views: 1276

Re: Facebook Whistleblower

We will have to wait for the SEC to comment, and see if any of this goes to trial. It is easy to get all emotional about Facebook on a.net and come up with arguments why it is a "bad company". But in the end, a judge will have to give a verdict (if it gets that far). Not a bunch of nobodi...

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 07, 2021 2:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 131
Views: 7501

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

An optimist if ever I read one! I don't subscribe to pessimism as a cause but... with an awful lot of people in the rich countries sceptical of vaccination against this virus (and possibly just as many or more in poor countries with limited capacity to administer vaccinations), why should this pand...

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 07, 2021 2:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Facebook Whistleblower
Replies: 39
Views: 1276

Re: Facebook Whistleblower

Are you making an assertion? If so, then please prove it. How about the fact that Facebook Fraudulently asserted that they were removing hateful posts ,and falsely assuring everyone that they were safe on Facebook, when the exact opposite is true. If someone searches for and follows hate speech , t...

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 07, 2021 2:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 55
Views: 1000

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Bull

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 07, 2021 2:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Facebook Whistleblower
Replies: 39
Views: 1276

Re: Facebook Whistleblower

Hate speech definitely is protected. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hate_speech_in_the_United_States#:~:text=In%20a%20Supreme%20Court%20case,basis%20of%20the%20speaker's%20viewpoint. Not when it is used with certain symbolism ,such as gross images or harmful behaviors. Much of what was seen all over...

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 07, 2021 2:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Facebook Whistleblower
Replies: 39
Views: 1276

Re: Facebook Whistleblower

Nope. It is very much relevant. 60 Minutes interviewed the former facebook employee as being a whistleblower. Thereby making it about somebody who.... "exposes information or activity within a private, public, or government organization that is deemed illegal, illicit, unsafe, fraud, or abuse ...

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 07, 2021 2:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Movie Adaptation of Books
Replies: 26
Views: 726

Re: Movie Adaptation of Books

The Movie version of Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption was rather awesome.


Ender's game totally blew it.

TC's the Sum of all Fears was horrible.

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 07, 2021 2:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Facebook Whistleblower
Replies: 39
Views: 1276

Re: Facebook Whistleblower

Did they break the law, yes or no. Irrelevant. That's your personal goalpost. Nobody else is talking about that. Nope. It is very much relevant. 60 Minutes interviewed the former facebook employee as being a whistleblower. Thereby making it about somebody who.... "exposes information or activi...

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 07, 2021 2:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 346
Views: 17199

Re: Texas abortion law

And we have an injunction: https://www.npr.org/2021/10/06/1040221171/a-u-s-judge-blocks-enforcement-of-texas-controversial-new-abortion-law U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman agreed in his 113-page ruling Wednesday night. "A person's right under the Constitution to choose to obtain an abortion p...

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by casinterest
Wed Oct 06, 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 131
Views: 7501

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

Hopefully we are finally at the end of this pandemic. An optimist if ever I read one! I don't subscribe to pessimism as a cause but... with an awful lot of people in the rich countries sceptical of vaccination against this virus (and possibly just as many or more in poor countries with limited capa...

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by casinterest
Wed Oct 06, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022
Replies: 83
Views: 2721

Re: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022

Oil and its products has made 2 similar runs - 2008 and 2014. It hasn't been this high since 2014. In those 2 runs , it went over $100 per bbl. Not sure where it will end up this time. But the demand for oil and gas is continuing to grow. In Europe, natural gas is selling for an equivalent of $195 ...

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by casinterest
Wed Oct 06, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 131
Views: 7501

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

Merck needed a win after going 0-3 on their first three attempts at getting into the COVID game. It'll be interesting to see what demand is really like for this. I wonder how it'll be identified, prescribed, and administered reliably in the time frame needed since I guess it needs to be started qui...

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by casinterest
Wed Oct 06, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans
Replies: 144
Views: 4183

Re: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans

It's also just an inaccurate take. Spending inevitably results in bids and vendor contracts - people conveniently forget the private sector actions many government programs. Then why doesn’t the government take 60%, 80%? Does government spend and invest in productive ways better than the private se...

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by casinterest
Wed Oct 06, 2021 1:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans
Replies: 144
Views: 4183

Re: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans

It’s varied from 15-18% of GDP, regardless of tax rates for most of the post-WWII era. And it it generally 16% now. Revenue for Feds was 16.4% of GDP in pre-COVID 2018 and spending was 20.2%. It’s spending that tells the tale because that’s how much of the economy the government is allocating to it...

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by casinterest
Tue Oct 05, 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans
Replies: 144
Views: 4183

Re: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans

True enough, in 1950; top income tax rate was 91% and the Federal government spent 13.2% of GDP, 75% of that on defense. If you want to go back to those numbers, I’m with you. Here’s the data, https://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/historical-tables/ The $3.5 trillion number isn’t built from actual needs, ...

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