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by skyservice_330
Wed Jul 28, 2021 3:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rep. Greene Says She Would Kick Chinese Out Of US
Replies: 58
Views: 3489

Re: Rep. Greene Says She Would Kick Chinese Out Of US

Back in the old days I was an Eisenhower Republican. There are about no right wing Republican party members who would support or endorse him anymore. Moderate or progressive Republicans are being kicked out of the party, I think 'primaried' is what it is being called. What's left is fairly indistin...

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by skyservice_330
Tue Jul 27, 2021 9:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1073
Views: 61604

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

I guess it is easy to be the party of law and order, and for 'the blue' ... until the supporters and insurrectionists your party has offered solace to, and who have been encouraged by your party leader, find themselves on the wrong side of the law by destroying federal property and attempting to sto...

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by skyservice_330
Thu Jul 22, 2021 3:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SUV Illegally Enters United States From Canada
Replies: 18
Views: 1293

Re: SUV Illegally Enters United States From Canada

This sounds like a ready-made skit for early 1980s Canadian sketch show 'Great White North'. Or the 1995 John Candy flick, Canadian Bacon! The US president tries to boost his sagging approval rating by starting a war with Canada. Slick propaganda campaigns convince a zealous patriot to take matters...

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by skyservice_330
Tue Jul 13, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC
Replies: 58
Views: 3505

Re: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC

CPAC bills itself as The largest and most influential gathering of conservatives in the world. Thankfully, verbally harassing and stalking a trans person was the most shocking and disgusting thing that happened at CPAC a few days ago. Oh, wait... - Far-right conspiracy theories flourished elsewhere ...

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by skyservice_330
Fri Jun 25, 2021 8:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway
Replies: 346
Views: 23434

Re: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway

Sentence is out - Chauvin convicted to 22.5 years for the murder of George Floyd.

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by skyservice_330
Thu Jun 24, 2021 9:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass graves found at another Catholic school in Canada
Replies: 38
Views: 2855

Re: Mass graves found at another Catholic school in Canada

These schools were run by the Catholics but also others (Anglicans as well, if I recall). However, from what I gather the Catholic Church has been the least cooperative in addressing what occurred in terms of their willingness to turn over records or to otherwise engage in a cooperative way. From th...

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by skyservice_330
Thu Jun 24, 2021 8:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass graves found at another Catholic school in Canada
Replies: 38
Views: 2855

Re: Mass graves found at another Catholic school in Canada

This, unfortunately, is likely to be a common occurrence in the coming weeks/months/years given the number of schools that existed across Canada over the last century and the increased awareness/acknowledgement that there is likely unmarked graves at some or many of them. The Truth and Reconciliatio...

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by skyservice_330
Thu Jun 24, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson and Right Wing Media Insinuate 'FBI Operatives' Behind Capitol Riots
Replies: 56
Views: 4162

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

The right really needs to pick the story they are peddling here. One day they are saying it was FBI operatives, then a few days later we find out that a member of the Oath Keepers, who were involved in the insurrection and brutalizing law enforcement officials, pleads guilty to their role in it. Wil...

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by skyservice_330
Thu Jun 24, 2021 7:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK warship attracts Russian attention off Crimea coast.
Replies: 69
Views: 4384

Re: UK warship attracts Russian attention off Crimea coast.

At the end of the day it is all posturing for the domestic, not international audience. Agreed. It is hard not be a bit amused (and a bit pitiful I suppose) in response to this kind of second rate chest puffing from Russia, and how domestic and expat Russians eat it up as food to feed their collect...

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by skyservice_330
Thu Jun 24, 2021 7:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MTG Calls for Fauci's Removal
Replies: 33
Views: 2566

Re: MTG Calls for Fauci's Removal

One can only imagine the sigh, grin, and eye roll such shenanigans must generate from Dr. Fauci. The guy has more accomplishments, brain and and class in his stool then she will ever have in her entire life. Though, I suppose it is better for her to be calling for him to be fired then killed or exec...

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by skyservice_330
Mon Jun 21, 2021 2:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson and Right Wing Media Insinuate 'FBI Operatives' Behind Capitol Riots
Replies: 56
Views: 4162

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

Peddlers of this fake news and their enablers, both silent and vocal, should sit and talk with some of the 130+ Capitol Police officers injured that day. The cops showed up with honour to do their job, Trump supporters showed up with weapons to brutalize them and to be violent.

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by skyservice_330
Fri Jun 18, 2021 2:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: St Louis Couple Plead Guilty
Replies: 6
Views: 704

Re: St Louis Couple Plead Guilty

They may have surrendered their guns and plead guilty ... but the internet never forgets, and the treasure trove of 'Ken and Karen' memes they inspired will live on for the ages LOL https://i.pinimg.com/originals/78/d6/6f/78d66f580f5b1a819b5d1c6aec539b16.png https://cdn.pleated-jeans.com/wp-content/...

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by skyservice_330
Thu Jun 17, 2021 2:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson and Right Wing Media Insinuate 'FBI Operatives' Behind Capitol Riots
Replies: 56
Views: 4162

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

Quackery. The truth - that MAGA agitators emboldened by the Rioter In Chief stormed the seat of US democracy - is uncomfortable when looking in the mirror, so they need to come up with their alternative version.

Pure quackery.

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by skyservice_330
Wed Jun 16, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida Governor -Moment of Silence in School for Prayer
Replies: 33
Views: 1250

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

I wonder how many instances it will take, of young people dropping to one knee in the class and holding their fist in the air, until this thing gets amended...

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by skyservice_330
Tue Jun 08, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-Muslim Attacker Kills 4 in Ontario
Replies: 3
Views: 526

Anti-Muslim Attacker Kills 4 in Ontario

In what is getting lots of attention in Southern Ontario, and nationally, on Sunday evening a man in London, Ontario ran down five people out for an evening walk. The only survivor is a 9 year old boy. From the article: Deceased are a grandmother, a husband and wife and their teenage daughter. A nin...

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by skyservice_330
Fri Jun 04, 2021 7:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trouble for Trump
Replies: 68
Views: 7438

Re: Trouble for Trump

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

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by skyservice_330
Wed Jun 02, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.
Replies: 148
Views: 9311

Re: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.

Wow...good for the writer. It takes an incredible amount of conviction, courage and commitment to your values and argument to ... write an anonymous letter filled with typos and then leak it on the net.

/sarcasm off

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by skyservice_330
Mon May 31, 2021 9:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Unmarked Grave of 200+ Kids Found in Canada
Replies: 20
Views: 1058

Mass Unmarked Grave of 200+ Kids Found in Canada

In what is getting lots of attention north of the 49th, a mass, unmarked, grave of an estimated 215 children has been found in British Columbia on the site of a former residential school. The residential school system is, arguably, one of Canada's greatest historical shames - working with the church...

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by skyservice_330
Wed May 12, 2021 6:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GOP has ousted Liz Cheney from leadership
Replies: 59
Views: 4853

Re: The GOP has owned the Lie and ousted Liz Cheney from leadership

I read something interesting the other day and it basically described the GOP situation as - they can't win with him, but they can't win without him. They need his following to carve a path to victory, but at the same time they will push away more moderates (e.g. suburban women) who they also need t...

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by skyservice_330
Fri May 07, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bill and Melinda Gates Divorcing
Replies: 56
Views: 4032

Re: Bill and Melinda Gates Divorcing

I am hoping that both lose in this saga as they are both arrogant, white-savior limousine liberals with a nasty penchant for authoritarianism. Class envy is an ugly thing. Even if they 'lose' they will both still be better off then most people in a certain southern state, and both I suspect will co...

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by skyservice_330
Thu May 06, 2021 6:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Josh Duggar Charged with Possession of Child Porn
Replies: 51
Views: 3854

Re: Josh Duggar Charged with Possession of Child Porn

Ironically, his Dad was vice chair of the House Corrections and Criminal Law Subcommittee during his time in the Arkansas House of Representatives for District 6.

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by skyservice_330
Thu Apr 15, 2021 8:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety
Replies: 128
Views: 11424

Re: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety

Cuomo-accused of sexual harassment, and overall being a creep Gaetz-paid women (let's be real, girls) to partake in drug fueled sex parties with known pedophiles. Yes, they are certainly the same. There were also plenty of calls for Cuomo to resign, even from within his own party. And lest we forge...

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by skyservice_330
Tue Apr 13, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety
Replies: 128
Views: 11424

Re: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety

Q: Why are some Republicans so convinced that Q is real and there are politicians engaged in sex crimes with children, pedophilia, and sex trafficking?

A: Because Gaetz asked them to join!

:rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:

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by skyservice_330
Tue Apr 06, 2021 2:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Charles Barkley slams politicians: They 'divide and conquer' to keep power
Replies: 33
Views: 1844

Re: Charles Barkley slams politicians: They 'divide and conquer' to keep power

AirWorthy99 wrote:
Unfortunate these comments don't gain any significant traction.


Why should they? Beyond the fact you agree with them.

'Basketball Player from 25 years ago has a political opinion.'

Everyone has a political opinion.. including Charles Barkley.

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by skyservice_330
Tue Mar 23, 2021 6:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden coronavirus relief package
Replies: 288
Views: 17283

Re: Biden coronavirus relief package

The package costs about $5700 per American taxpayer. More pork and slush, of course. We deserve the corrupt government we have. Zero fiscal responsibility. Yep, this is what happens with 'free money' You get 1,400 but you pay 5,700. This package is far from being a COVID relief bill, its full of po...

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by skyservice_330
Fri Mar 12, 2021 10:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson: Women in the Military BAD!
Replies: 27
Views: 2083

Re: Tucker Carlson: Women in the Military BAD!

His mom left the family at 6 (maybe she knew the a**hole he was about to become) and he failed at getting into the CIA. As such, I'm not totally surprised he has a chip on his shoulder about women in the military.

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by skyservice_330
Thu Feb 18, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas governor blames Green new deal for power outage
Replies: 218
Views: 16814

Re: Texas governor blames Green new deal for power outage

Just saw this and it made me LOL -

Q: How far will Ted Cruz go to prove he’s an asshole?
A: About 1,800 miles.


Cancun Cruz!
Ted does Tulum!

Image

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by skyservice_330
Fri Feb 12, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-Trump 'Lincoln Project' group facing scandals
Replies: 12
Views: 1063

Re: Anti-Trump 'Lincoln Project' group facing scandals

The Lincoln Project has been bitingly effective at getting under the skin of Trumpists ( I mean, just take a look at this thread...)

Good to see the actions of the former GOP staffer is being roundly denounced. Hopefully, the Lincoln Project can move on keep doing the good work they do

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by skyservice_330
Fri Feb 05, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who has been canceled? A list.
Replies: 174
Views: 11882

Re: Who has been canceled? A list.

Building on the previous post, you could also argue that Ellen was 'cancelled' after coming out in the 90's. Her show was cancelled shortly and no one would hire her etc. for years until public attitudes toward LGBT people evolved and she got her talk show.

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by skyservice_330
Fri Feb 05, 2021 9:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Prosecutors push to rearrest Kyle Rittenhouse
Replies: 44
Views: 3081

Re: US Prosecutors push to rearrest Kyle Rittenhouse

Well, he stated online he wanted to be famous.. and evading the law sure is one way to do it. “Bruh I’m just tryna be famous.” Remember the video that emerged of him allegedly beating up a girl in July. Stories also emerged of him allegedly threatening classmates. A craving to be famous... a past th...

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by skyservice_330
Wed Jan 27, 2021 11:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1073
Views: 61604

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

Today, January 27, is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. This date marks the anniversary of the Soviet army's liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi concentration and death camp. Exactly three weeks ago today on January 6 - 76 years later - a man stormed the capitol wearing a shirt...

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by skyservice_330
Wed Jan 27, 2021 5:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway
Replies: 270
Views: 15537

Re: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway

It will be interesting to see if they can get anyone that was at the planning meeting for the insurrection, on Jan 5 at the Trump Hotel, to testify publicly.

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by skyservice_330
Thu Jan 21, 2021 7:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American's trust in media at all time low according poll
Replies: 57
Views: 3366

Re: American's trust in media at all time low according poll

Interesting take from an outlet not aligned or known to be biased towards the right. Some sane arguments indeed. The main issue at play here is not 'misinformation' or the need to 'rein into' the media. The media has lost all credibility once they became political activists. Not good. They are way ...

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by skyservice_330
Wed Jan 20, 2021 6:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden’s Safety
Replies: 80
Views: 4950

Re: Biden’s Safety

Biden's safety is fine. He becomes the first POTUS inaugurated with dementia. He'll step back for "health reasons" by the summer. Lets just assume this is true for a minute, and not just butthurt because Trump is a one term chump... That means that Trump was such repugnant, unlikable, uni...

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by skyservice_330
Tue Jan 19, 2021 1:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who will be on the Trump Pardon list?
Replies: 29
Views: 1844

Re: Who will be on the Trump Pardon list?

Joe Exotic
Ghislaine Maxwell

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by skyservice_330
Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden’s Safety
Replies: 80
Views: 4950

Re: Biden’s Safety

phatfarmlines wrote:
Scary times we're living in:

FBI vetting Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider attack (Source: AP News)


So maybe there is a deep state of ideological actors after all ... it's just not who they thought it was...

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by skyservice_330
Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Impeachment of Donald J. Trump 1/13/2020
Replies: 104
Views: 5977

Re: 2nd Impeachment of Donald J. Trump 1/13/2020

If the Trump fans don't like the Republicans... who are they going to vote for instead ? If there is a credible chance of a new major party being formed or somebody like Ross Perot emerging for the 2024 campaign, the GOP needs to worry. If not, the Trump supporters will have to just make do with vo...

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by skyservice_330
Fri Jan 08, 2021 9:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1073
Views: 61604

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

if we want to co-exist peacefully, the very least is for those coming to power on the 20th is to extend an olive branch, and start from scratch, and not inflame the existent tensions, with race bating or keep it up with censorship, or thinking of again going down the impeachment route. They are dru...

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by skyservice_330
Fri Jan 08, 2021 8:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1073
Views: 61604

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

And literally send to the Capitol by Trump Exactly...this was very orchestrated going back to Trump Tweets in December saying the event would be 'wild.' Participants had t-shirts made for goodness sakes. They showed up to a rally, perfectly timed 2 hours before the count was to occur at the Capitol...

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by skyservice_330
Fri Jan 08, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1073
Views: 61604

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

In my opinion, some criminal/terrorist elements have conveniently taken advantage of this to cause the mayhem at the capitol today. From post #22 above. I presume you are referring to the Nazi's wearing '6 million wasn't enough' t-shirts that found refuge and were welcomed as company at the Trump r...

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by skyservice_330
Fri Jan 08, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1073
Views: 61604

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

AirWorthy99 wrote:
70+ millions of people voted for Trump,


And, on Wednesday, some of them tried to disenfranchise and silence the voice, through force and violence, of those that didn't. What is your point? Or was that their 'olive branch.' :rotfl:

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by skyservice_330
Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1073
Views: 61604

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

Just hitting the wire - insurrectionist, Richard Barnett, has been arrested and charged for his role in the Trump siege - he was the guy in Pelosi's office.
https://news.yahoo.com/man-foot-desk-pelosis-office-183547923.html

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by skyservice_330
Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1073
Views: 61604

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

Reddit is now the latest tech company to push back on the behavior of Trump supporters that are calling for violence / inciting violence on their platform Reddit Bans ‘r/donaldtrump’ Subreddit Reddit has banned the Trump-backing subreddit r/donaldtrump for inciting violence, in the latest crackdown ...

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by skyservice_330
Fri Jan 08, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1073
Views: 61604

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

For my friends south of the 49th - Is there any concern or public commentary, in the US, about other Trump supporter cells 'activating' similar domestic terror acts in other parts of the USA following their siege and attempted coup? I would think every state legislature would be reviewing their secu...

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by skyservice_330
Fri Jan 08, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1073
Views: 61604

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/capitol ... d=75124131
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Just saw the news - a Capitol Police Officer has died from injuries sustained at the hands of the Trump supporters that undertook the siege.

RIP

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/capitol ... d=75124131

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by skyservice_330
Fri Jan 08, 2021 4:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1073
Views: 61604

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

I can see how things are going to go. The horrible events of January the 6th which both sides agreed were horrible, are being taken by advantage by the Democrats and now raising the race tensions by saying how police was better with the Trump supporters than with BLM, that's despite a Pro-Trump whi...

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by skyservice_330
Fri Jan 08, 2021 4:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1073
Views: 61604

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

A few things that jump out... - If you are going to brawl/brutalize police, and trespass and vandalize a federal building, you would think they would wear masks. The internet is now in overdrive to pour over all the Youtube, Facebook and Twitter content these people posted to show off their shenanig...

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by skyservice_330
Wed Jan 06, 2021 8:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1073
Views: 61604

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

So shameful that Van Jones and Jake Tapper provoked these free-thinking, responsible-for-their-actions, adults into having to storm the Capital building ..if only they didn't say mean things on CNN :sarcastic:

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by skyservice_330
Wed Jan 06, 2021 7:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 US Senate Race Thread
Replies: 183
Views: 15354

Re: 2020 US Senate Race Thread

It is all quite alarming - assaulting officers, calling them 'traitors' ... and capital police noting suspicious packages showing up outside the Capitol building, according to the media reports.

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by skyservice_330
Wed Jan 06, 2021 3:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US elections, voter fraud allegations
Replies: 163
Views: 8532

Re: US elections, voter fraud allegations

Video shows Trump supporters brawling with police ahead of Congress vote to certify Biden's win https://www.businessinsider.com/video-trump-supporters-brawl-with-police-before-congress-vote-2021-1 Trump supporters hurl abuse at Mitt Romney on flight from Salt Lake City to D.C. for refusing to back b...

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