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by Hillis
Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia SecState Files Complaint Against Dems 2 Days Before Election
Replies: 15
Views: 1704

Re: Georgia SecState Files Complaint Against Dems 2 Days Before Election

Just to clarify, the Georgia secretary of state, who is tasked with overseeing the state's election, is running for governor. He is a Republican and has made several attempts to disqualify thousands of voters and absentee ballots. This seems like a last-ditch and desperate attempt for him to hold p...

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by Hillis
Sun Nov 04, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia SecState Files Complaint Against Dems 2 Days Before Election
Replies: 15
Views: 1704

Georgia SecState Files Complaint Against Dems 2 Days Before Election

As far as I'm concerned, this is an absolute abuse of power by Brian Kemp. https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/04/politics/georgia-voter-registration-hacking-attempt-investigation/index.html Claiming this, and then launching an investigation two days before the election that could make him Georgia's Governo...

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by Hillis
Wed Aug 16, 2017 1:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White supremacists march at UVA
Replies: 582
Views: 20043

Re: White supremacists march at UVA

We're getting beyond the point of no return her. There is more violence coming, and it will make Charlottesville look like kid's play. And we can lay it now, without reservation, squarely at the foot of this immoral, evil figure in the White House.

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by Hillis
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Senator McCain Has Aggressive Brain Cancer
Replies: 64
Views: 2766

Senator McCain Has Aggressive Brain Cancer

http://www.cnn.com/2017/07/19/health/gu ... index.html

Prayers that he can conquer this.
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Per CNN

http://www.cnn.com/2017/07/19/health/gu ... index.html

Prayers that he can conquer this.

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by Hillis
Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Here Comes TrumpCare
Replies: 293
Views: 13045

Re: Here Comes TrumpCare

If anyone needs any more proof that the GOP is unfit to govern, this Wealth Care fiasco is the final nail in the coffin. They have the House, Senate and Presidency, and they still can't come up with a decent plan. The problem is that so many Republicans can't wait to screw over the poor and middle c...

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by Hillis
Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The investigation of Donald Trump
Replies: 304
Views: 12298

Re: The investigation of Donald Trump

I don't know if I'm quite ready to go this far, but Tim Kaine is raising a terrible prospect here. http://www.cnn.com/2017/07/11/politics/tim-kaine-donald-trump-jr/index.html And I don't buy it that 45 didn't know his son had a meeting. The guy keeps tabs on everything. I think he knew, and if he di...

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by Hillis
Mon Jul 10, 2017 4:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ivanka Trump, Acting President
Replies: 135
Views: 3929

Re: Ivanka Trump, Acting President

Ivanka Trump, as BobPatterson pointed out, is an advisor to the President. He had something else to do, so she took his place. It is quite normal. If she wasn't his daughter, then it wouldn't be news. And if Michelle Obama had sat in for Barack at a G-20? She's an adviser. Like Ivanka, she wasn't c...

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by Hillis
Sun Jul 09, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Donald Trump is 'blocking' a G20 agreement because it has a line about climate change
Replies: 56
Views: 1658

Re: Donald Trump is 'blocking' a G20 agreement because it has a line about climate change

'MURCA FIRST! :rotfl: https://scontent.ftpa1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/19748594_10155649358267859_451128690433421568_n.jpg?oh=0f5776ec5508df70b1c9bbaa84770144&oe=5A0F8CE3 One picture says as much as a thousand words....... It barely says anything. It has been tightly cropped and all it shows is ...

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by Hillis
Sun Jul 09, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Donald Trump is 'blocking' a G20 agreement because it has a line about climate change
Replies: 56
Views: 1658

Re: Donald Trump is 'blocking' a G20 agreement because it has a line about climate change

Why would the USA agree to a statement on climate change having already announced an intention to withdraw from the Paris Agreement? Would you have preferred for the negotiating team to have agreed to the statement with no intention of following up? Not the first time Mr. Trump would make a u-turn,...

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by Hillis
Sun Jul 09, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ivanka Trump, Acting President
Replies: 135
Views: 3929

Ivanka Trump, Acting President

I didn't realize Ivanka was elected to represent the U.S. at a meeting of world leaders. Or did Congress confirm her for a post in the government? http://www.cnn.com/2017/07/08/politics/ivanka-sits-in-president-g20/index.html I don't care if was for a few minutes, she has no business representing us...

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by Hillis
Wed Jul 05, 2017 11:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rest Of World Leaving The U.S. Behind
Replies: 70
Views: 3027

Re: Rest Of World Leaving The U.S. Behind

seahawk wrote:
I think most Trump supporters would be willing to pay any price and bear any burden for the country.


Even destroying it? Because that's what this form of Fascism will do to us.

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by Hillis
Tue Jul 04, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rest Of World Leaving The U.S. Behind
Replies: 70
Views: 3027

Rest Of World Leaving The U.S. Behind

After being in office only five months, the Current POTUS, through his policy of disengagement across the globe, has created a leadership vacuum in the world. Europe is looking to strike out on their own; Mexico is looking to South America and China to replace the U.S. as their main trading partners...

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by Hillis
Mon Jul 03, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chris Chrisie's "Let Them Eat Cake" Moment
Replies: 48
Views: 2070

Chris Chrisie's "Let Them Eat Cake" Moment

It sounds and looks like something our of Europe centuries ago. The budget impasse in New Jersey has closed all state beaches for the July Fourth weekend, which I guarantee you is where many in Jersey and elsewhere were planning to go. But that doesn't apply to Governor Chris Christie and his family...

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by Hillis
Sun Jul 02, 2017 4:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NRA: A Call To Civil War?
Replies: 66
Views: 3325

NRA: A Call To Civil War?

At a time when many partisans in Washington are calling for some introspection on the out-of-control rhetoric from both sides, the National Rifle Association steps in with, in my view, an ad so overtly threatening to Liberals, Democrats and anyone else who is anti-Trump, that even members of the org...

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by Hillis
Fri Jun 30, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Here Comes TrumpCare
Replies: 293
Views: 13045

Re: Here Comes TrumpCare

Trump has said now that since the GOP is too incompetent to come up with a workable replacement for healthcare, that they should just repeal it. http://www.politico.com/story/2017/06/30/trump-obamacare-repeal-replace-tweet-240132 This guy has to be one of the worst politicians of all time. I bet he...

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by Hillis
Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Here Comes TrumpCare
Replies: 293
Views: 13045

Re: Here Comes TrumpCare

Realizing once again that they have nothing. The GOP has canceled the vote for healthcare this week. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/27/us/politics/republicans-struggle-to-marshal-votes-for-health-care-bill.html Think about this people: the GOP has control of the House, the Senate and the Presidenc...

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by Hillis
Tue Jun 27, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Here Comes TrumpCare
Replies: 293
Views: 13045

Re: Here Comes TrumpCare

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by Hillis
Mon Jun 26, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NYT prints all of Trump's lies
Replies: 93
Views: 3364

Re: NYT prints all of Trump's lies

Did they have enough paper and ink to print all of that?

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by Hillis
Mon Jun 26, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Jersey Bill On Schools Teaching Kids To Interact With Cops
Replies: 13
Views: 874

New Jersey Bill On Schools Teaching Kids To Interact With Cops

Read this article this morning, and I found it quite interesting. http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/nj-assembly-passes-bill-requiring-kids-be-taught-interact-police-n775516?cid=sm_npd_nn_tw_ma I'm split on this a bit. I don't think there's anything inherently wrong with teaching school children ab...

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by Hillis
Fri Jun 23, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: STUDY: GOP attitudes toward blacks hardened
Replies: 36
Views: 1630

Re: STUDY: GOP attitudes toward blacks hardened

When you have black power-based movements trying to kick whites off campus, have blacks-only graduation ceremonies, blacks only college dormitories, firing white professors from "black colleges simply for being white, and basically pushing a racist agenda of their own, while labeling all those...

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by Hillis
Fri Jun 23, 2017 4:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: STUDY: GOP attitudes toward blacks hardened
Replies: 36
Views: 1630

Re: STUDY: GOP attitudes toward blacks hardened

Of course many white feel that way. They feel that THEY are the ones being discriminated against. They are the snowflakes now. And it all comes back to the changing demographics of this nation. Whites, which I am, no longer have unchallenged dominance of the political, social and economic future of ...

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by Hillis
Wed Jun 21, 2017 11:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Putting To Rest The Idea That Trickle-Down Can Work
Replies: 14
Views: 877

Re: Putting To Rest The Idea That Trickle-Down Can Work

Well, I'm sure that a great many economists will be devastated now that you and the HuffPost have ended all debate on the subject and put them out of a job. Bravo. That article is far too superficial to be an authoritative source on the subject. There isn't nearly enough detail about how Kansas imp...

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by Hillis
Tue Jun 20, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Putting To Rest The Idea That Trickle-Down Can Work
Replies: 14
Views: 877

Putting To Rest The Idea That Trickle-Down Can Work

Whatever you want to call it: Trickle-Down, or Supply-Side, or Reaganomics, perhaps we can finally tell the truth about this economic fantasy: it doesn't work, it never has, and it never will. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/5945b828e4b0d188d027ff29 Unadulterated, unfettered Free-Market ideology...

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by Hillis
Sat Jun 17, 2017 5:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump's Accomplishments
Replies: 55
Views: 2462

Re: Trump's Accomplishments

His accomplishments.



































That about does it.

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by Hillis
Thu May 25, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Montana Candidate Body Slams Reporter Day Before Election
Replies: 17
Views: 985

Re: Montana Candidate Body Slams Reporter Day Before Election

I posted all those recent stories, about boorish GOP behavior, and said none involved The Orange Menace. Add this The Menace to the recent behavior, as he shoves another head-of-state aside with an incredible look of contempt on his face. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/onpolitics/2017/...

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by Hillis
Thu May 25, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Montana Candidate Body Slams Reporter Day Before Election
Replies: 17
Views: 985

Re: Montana Candidate Body Slams Reporter Day Before Election

This is a helluva way to screw the pooch the day before you're up for election. And let's see the conservative apologists on her wiggle out of this, what with the source of the story. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/05/24/greg-gianforte-fox-news-team-witnesses-gop-house-candidate-body-slam-rep...

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by Hillis
Thu May 25, 2017 5:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Montana Candidate Body Slams Reporter Day Before Election
Replies: 17
Views: 985

Montana Candidate Body Slams Reporter Day Before Election

This is a helluva way to screw the pooch the day before you're up for election. And let's see the conservative apologists on her wiggle out of this, what with the source of the story. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/05/24/greg-gianforte-fox-news-team-witnesses-gop-house-candidate-body-slam-repo...

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by Hillis
Thu May 25, 2017 2:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Trump Budget: Give To The Rich, Take From Everyone Else
Replies: 53
Views: 2035

Re: The Trump Budget: Give To The Rich, Take From Everyone Else

Perfect. I don't want a federal government that is involved in any of those things. Not one. Leave it to the states and local governments. The 21st century needs a lean, focused federal government. We do not need a federal government engaged in every single pet project you can conceive. Time to sta...

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by Hillis
Wed May 24, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Trump Budget: Give To The Rich, Take From Everyone Else
Replies: 53
Views: 2035

Re: The Trump Budget: Give To The Rich, Take From Everyone Else

You are overlooking, or intentionally ignoring, the "General Welfare" clauses in the Constitution. Social programs are not enumerated in the General Welfare clause. You are inferring that power based on a populist Supreme Court ruling from the mid-1930s that overturned 150 years of preced...

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by Hillis
Wed May 24, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sessions Lied To DOJ
Replies: 19
Views: 703

Sessions Lied To DOJ

So the top law enforcement officer in the United States lied to the Department of Justice when he applied for his Security Clearance. He should be tossed out on his ass for this. http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/24/politics/jeff-sessions-russian-officials-meetings/index.html?adkey=bn And the swamp gets mo...

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by Hillis
Wed May 24, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Trump Budget: Give To The Rich, Take From Everyone Else
Replies: 53
Views: 2035

Re: The Trump Budget: Give To The Rich, Take From Everyone Else

Same tired and old mantra of the Democratic Party, "the rich are favored over the poor". Why can't Democrats bring forth solutions that are fresh and new? There is a fresh, new idea brewing for the U.S, but bury-their-head-in-the-sand righties don't want to hear about it: Social Democracy...

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by Hillis
Tue May 23, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Trump Budget: Give To The Rich, Take From Everyone Else
Replies: 53
Views: 2035

Re: The Trump Budget: Give To The Rich, Take From Everyone Else

Perfect. I don't want a federal government that is involved in any of those things. Not one. Leave it to the states and local governments. The 21st century needs a lean, focused federal government. We do not need a federal government engaged in every single pet project you can conceive. Time to sta...

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by Hillis
Tue May 23, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Trump Budget: Give To The Rich, Take From Everyone Else
Replies: 53
Views: 2035

The Trump Budget: Give To The Rich, Take From Everyone Else

In keeping with the mantra of the Republican Party that only the wealthy and powerful should be bestowed upon, the Orange Menace 2018 Budget is another massive shift in wealth from the poor and middle class to the rich and powerful. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/03/15/us/politics/trump-bu...

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by Hillis
Mon May 22, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SCOTUS Invalidates Drawing Of Two Districts
Replies: 2
Views: 335

SCOTUS Invalidates Drawing Of Two Districts

A victory for common sense and against the blatant racial rigging of elections. http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/22/politics/north-carolina-gerrymander/index.html Hopefully, this will start the dominos falling against this practice that so many conservative-led states have been following in the last decad...

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by Hillis
Sun May 21, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Evidence Shows Gun Control Works
Replies: 102
Views: 6113

Re: RE: Evidence Shows Gun Control Works

What other civil liberties should be suspended because someone is on a government watch list or FBI investigation. Voting? Freedom of the press? Running for president as the presumptive Democratic Party candidate? We already restrict air travel. It's important to realize that owning a semiautomatic...

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by Hillis
Fri May 19, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Washington Post: Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador
Replies: 215
Views: 7343

Re: Washington Post: Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador

I'm still waiting for proof that Trump is disloyal or improper. This simply isn't it. As president, this declassification was up to his judgment. I actually heard a former intelligence official on NPR suggest the president must ask the [deep state] for "permission" to have a conversation ...

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by Hillis
Fri May 19, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Roger Ailes has died
Replies: 21
Views: 1579

Re: Roger Ailes has died

I have a feeling he has a host of demons constantly schooling him on how to say "Who's your daddy?"

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by Hillis
Thu May 18, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Special Prosecutor Name In Russia Probe
Replies: 54
Views: 2779

Re: Special Prosecutor Name In Russia Probe

The bottom line is that Mueller will now be free to get to the bottom of the issue and draw a conclusion one way or the other. He might find some damaging information, or he might not. Either way, the investigation will not be such a long, drawn out affair as it would be if it had continued to proc...

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by Hillis
Wed May 17, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Special Prosecutor Name In Russia Probe
Replies: 54
Views: 2779

Special Prosecutor Name In Russia Probe

http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/17/politics/ ... index.html

The bad news? The guy behind him has a mindset seen in The Handmaid's Tale.
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The first step in ridding the United States of the orange menace.

http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/17/politics/ ... index.html

The bad news? The guy behind him has a mindset seen in The Handmaid's Tale.

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by Hillis
Tue May 16, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Washington Post: Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador
Replies: 215
Views: 7343

Re: Washington Post: Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador

Mind you, these include many who want the Affordable Care Act to be maintained but are against 'Obamacare'. Again dems are underestimating the ploy here. Let it pass in Congress and fail in Senate. Blame dems. Republican base will be happy because they tried hard, Obamacare beneficiaries will be ha...

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by Hillis
Tue May 16, 2017 12:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Washington Post: Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador
Replies: 215
Views: 7343

Re: Washington Post: Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador

Dina Powell denies the report. In case it has escaped your collective attention, the President did not simply sit in the Oval Office on his own with the Russian Foreign Minister - he was surrounded by staff and advisers. But apparently "anonymous sources" now constitute iron-clad proof. T...

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by Hillis
Mon May 15, 2017 11:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Washington Post: Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador
Replies: 215
Views: 7343

Re: Washington Post: Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador

"But.....but......but.......whitewatertravelgatevincefosterronbrownbenghaziandheremails!!!!"

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by Hillis
Mon May 15, 2017 11:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Liberty University 2017
Replies: 71
Views: 2387

Re: Liberty University 2017

It's fun watching Christianity drop any pretense of morals or right and wrong and just go full on vengeful money/pussy grabbin led by any grifter with a sham university, be it Trump or Falwell or any of the dozens of others. The church has been on a brisk slide for years and I think colluding with ...

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by Hillis
Sun May 14, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Football
Replies: 25
Views: 1159

Re: Football

Ahem. "Soccer." :duck: Couldn't resist… :) https://img.buzzfeed.com/buzzfeed-static/static/imagebuzz/web04/2009/7/9/16/football-vs-handegg-1777-1247170336-105.jpg One sport has a bunch of pansies who flop at any given chance and one sport has men who play a hard hitting contact sport. The...

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by Hillis
Sun May 14, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Football
Replies: 25
Views: 1159

Re: Football

Ahem. "Soccer." :duck: The rest of the world calls it football and is way more important than your American football :rotfl: :white: No sport is really "important". It's entertainment. I can watch futbol, but I'm not a huge fan of it. I enjoy American Football. You usually enjoy...

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by Hillis
Thu May 11, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Huckabee daughter to replace Sean Spicer?
Replies: 50
Views: 2168

Re: Huckabee daughter to replace Sean Spicer?

As a straight male, I prefer Spicer: he's better looking. :duck:

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by Hillis
Thu May 11, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Donald Trump to FBI Director James Comey: "You're Fired!"
Replies: 200
Views: 7156

Re: Donald Trump to FBI Director James Comey: "You're Fired!"

CNN is not a valid source for news. CNN does an aggressive job at identifying and delivering the news. They have a solid international network and delivers the who, what, when, where and why. In addition they give comments and information to fill out the core news. CNN is fine with me because they ...

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