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by Redd
Thu Aug 05, 2021 8:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Insane Cockpit Video of 737-300 Landing
Replies: 132
Views: 25323

Re: Insane Cockpit Video of 737-300 Landing

“A ‘good’ landing is one from which you can walk away. A ‘great’ landing is one after which they can use the plane again.”

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by Redd
Sat Jan 23, 2021 9:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Deplatforming Conservatives Strenthening Them?
Replies: 132
Views: 7035

Re: Is Deplatforming Conservatives Strenthening Them?

Alright boys, I'm outta here for good. Best of luck with everything!

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by Redd
Sat Jan 23, 2021 5:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Deplatforming Conservatives Strenthening Them?
Replies: 132
Views: 7035

Re: Is Deplatforming Conservatives Strenthening Them?

Was it Trump supporters or BLM that caused more damage than at anytime since American Civil War on American soil? Not to mention the actual murders, and child victims caught in the middle. So yeah. There are problems on both sides, but due to the tribalism you're so proudly displaying, people are w...

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by Redd
Sat Jan 23, 2021 9:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Deplatforming Conservatives Strenthening Them?
Replies: 132
Views: 7035

Re: Is Deplatforming Conservatives Strenthening Them?

I will answer you so explicably clearly that you will never have to have this constant wonder about the difference is again: Burning and looting is not the problem. The problem is a fascist attempt at overthrowing the US democratically elected government and throw the worlds oldest democracy into a...

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by Redd
Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Deplatforming Conservatives Strenthening Them?
Replies: 132
Views: 7035

Re: Is Deplatforming Conservatives Strenthening Them?

[quote="M564038"]I will answer you so explicably clearly that you will never have to have this constant wonder about the difference is again: Burning and looting is not the problem. The problem is a fascist attempt at overthrowing the US democratically elected government and throw the worl...

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by Redd
Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Deplatforming Conservatives Strenthening Them?
Replies: 132
Views: 7035

Is Deplatforming Conservatives Strenthening Them?

Trump was almost gone. The man who is his own worst enemy was about to fade into oblivion. Will he now be a martyr? Parler, gone. Trump, gone. Ron Paul of all people, gone at least temporarily. Many other conservatives, gone, deplatformed. All the left had to do was to let the Trump era fade into ob...

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by Redd
Thu Dec 31, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Other country's anthems
Replies: 64
Views: 43203

Re: Other country's anthems

The problem for some countries is (like the US) that they sing the national anthem all the time, so no special feeling when the national team plays. I disagree when you are away from the US representing in the world cup you have to have feeling. I remember Gattuso used to sing the Italian anthem wi...

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by Redd
Thu Dec 31, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Other country's anthems
Replies: 64
Views: 43203

Re: Other country's anthems

Aaron747 wrote:
Captain Marko Ramius: “Let them sing!”


After posting here Red October came to mind. Watched it again yesterday, great film...

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by Redd
Wed Dec 30, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Other country's anthems
Replies: 64
Views: 43203

Re: Other country's anthems

I'm almost a bit ashamed to admit this, but for me it's the Russian anthem. When I hear it I feel like I want to learn Russian and move to Moscow.... :rotfl:

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by Redd
Sun Dec 27, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bought my son a new tablet, now what?
Replies: 20
Views: 2249

Re: Bought my son a new tablet, now what?

I've kept my daughter away (now 5) from electronics and have spent a lot of time with her on Lego, puzzles, chess, drawing & painting, running a pretend restaurant (with a menu, cash register & balance sheets). She's not interested in phones or tablets unless it's to watch one of her cartoon...

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by Redd
Thu Dec 24, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air Boeing 737 skids off runway in Indonesia
Replies: 59
Views: 14429

Re: Lion Air Boeing 737 skids off runway in Indonesia

In the past few days, Sprint air, Air Canada, Calm Air, a private jet in Jacksonville, have all ended up off of a runway or taxiway. Lion air has 141 airplanes and fly in the toughest conditions for commercial aviation. Let's not start Lion Air bashing over a runway excursion.

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by Redd
Tue Dec 22, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Arecibo observatory to close
Replies: 22
Views: 2447

Re: Arecibo observatory to close

Bummer. Lot's of great science out there. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9DuMK0uo1c Question is, do we need science anymore in a time of alternative facts and fake news? Science has even become a political football. I'm firmly in the camp that the more scientific research the better. Obviously th...

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by Redd
Sat Dec 19, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How to defeat my bourgeois attitude?
Replies: 25
Views: 2004

Re: How to defeat my bourgeois attitude?

Sokes wrote:
So what's my problem?


You need to think long term investment. Get one of these.

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by Redd
Wed Dec 16, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Joe Biden picks Pete Buttigieg to be transportation secretary
Replies: 68
Views: 4174

Re: Joe Biden picks Pete Buttigieg to be transportation secretary

And what transportation or infrastructure experience does he bring to government? None that I read in the link. That's not important. And it isn´t. How many CEO take jobs, and do it very well, with no previous experience in the industry, or even any education relating to that industry? Plenty. I su...

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by Redd
Wed Dec 16, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Joe Biden picks Pete Buttigieg to be transportation secretary
Replies: 68
Views: 4174

Re: Joe Biden picks Pete Buttigieg to be transportation secretary

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
And what transportation or infrastructure experience does he bring to government? None that I read in the link.


That's not important. Didn't you read the OP's comment? "This is great news, and he'll do a phenomenal job!!!"

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by Redd
Wed Dec 16, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Woman Charged With Driving Car Through Protestors in New York City
Replies: 12
Views: 878

Re: Woman Charged With Driving Car Through Protestors in New York City

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/ ... rest-acled
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NIKV69 wrote:

I am actually surprised this doesn't happen more.


At least 25 deaths in the USA as a result of the political unrest.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/ ... rest-acled

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by Redd
Sat Dec 12, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What if John McCain Became President in 2000
Replies: 27
Views: 2305

Re: What if John McCain Became President in 2000

Sokes wrote:
ArchGuy1 wrote:
Also, a more competent Republican might be in office and COVID-19 would likely have not become a global pandemic.

Nobody bites?


Not worth it, where do you start? :rotfl:

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by Redd
Thu Dec 10, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coke ‘life’ fans ?
Replies: 10
Views: 907

Re: Coke ‘life’ fans ?

How about we talk about paint drying? It's healthier and more entertaining ;)

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by Redd
Tue Dec 08, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hernia surgery gone wrong
Replies: 7
Views: 1076

Re: Hernia surgery gone wrong

Glad you're OK. I was just listening to a podcast yesterday and it turns out that medical errors are the 3rd largest cause of death in the USA, killing 250,000 people each year. Makes you think twice about trusting your doctor, doesn't it? https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/news/media/releases/study_su...

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by Redd
Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot pulls off amazing emergency landing on freeway
Replies: 55
Views: 10219

Re: Pilot pulls off amazing emergency landing on freeway

My CPL examiner nearly failed me for proposing a much better road as a suitable off-airport landing site. Highways are awful. you have light poles, overpasses, signs, and other things to smack you at the last second. There are high side barriers to impact low-winged planes. Then you have other peop...

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by Redd
Thu Dec 03, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Italy LGBT Boycott
Replies: 112
Views: 6809

Re: Italy LGBT Boycott

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/An_Act_to_amend_the_Canadian_Human_Rights_Act_and_the_Criminal_Code This is what completely alienates me from the LGBTQ+ community. There is nothing scientific about those definitions -- they are based more on feelings than anything else. A lot of them overlap, and con...

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by Redd
Wed Dec 02, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Italy LGBT Boycott
Replies: 112
Views: 6809

Re: Italy LGBT Boycott

Trans people are people who transition, no issues and no problems with that, I'm 100% for gay rights. The issues I brought up, which you aren't acknowledging are: - Criminalizing misogyny - try to define that - Allowing transitioning in minors and many instances of children as young as 6 or 7 being...

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by Redd
Tue Dec 01, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Italy LGBT Boycott
Replies: 112
Views: 6809

Re: Italy LGBT Boycott

If you are a member of the LGBT community and are thinking about travelling to Italy if/when this pandemic gets to a reasonable level of control, consider the following: https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/world/2020/jul/26/italy-lgbt-new-law-debate Advice: if you are a foreigner fall ...

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by Redd
Wed Nov 25, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer RJ 190 safest commercial jet in the world? ERJ-190 vs 737-800 safety?
Replies: 34
Views: 5459

Re: Embraer RJ 190 safest commercial jet in the world? ERJ-190 vs 737-800 safety?

CaptCoolHand wrote:
Antarius wrote:
digitalcloud wrote:

Do elaborate


Regionals tend to be flown by younger and less experienced pilots. They also tend to fly more sectors per day, are paid less and potentially commute more to their base (due to pay).


Still failing to see your point here...


More risk, less experience, higher workload....

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by Redd
Sun Nov 22, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Italy LGBT Boycott
Replies: 112
Views: 6809

Re: Italy LGBT Boycott

What I'm saying is - LGBT travellers should patronize another European country instead of this place. Who gave you the podium to speak for where LGBT people 'should' and shouldn't go? It's their damn choice not yours now, isn't it? I think you shouldn't be telling anyone what they should or shouldn...

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by Redd
Sun Nov 22, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Italy LGBT Boycott
Replies: 112
Views: 6809

Re: Italy LGBT Boycott

If you are a member of the LGBT community and are thinking about travelling to Italy if/when this pandemic gets to a reasonable level of control, consider the following: https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/world/2020/jul/26/italy-lgbt-new-law-debate Advice: if you are a foreigner fall ...

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by Redd
Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA ungrounds Boeing 737 MAX
Replies: 441
Views: 50515

Re: FAA ungrounds Boeing 737 MAX

I feel safe, simply because of this: If a single Max crashes in the next year, It'll be the end of Boeing. All reputation gained over the past 100 years will be dead. You may be right, but I don't want to be on that MAX ;) I'm going to give it at least a year before I put myself or my family on the...

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by Redd
Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: D Trump Jr looks like a type that can trigger wars
Replies: 53
Views: 3839

Re: D Trump Jr looks like a type that can trigger wars

Don't forget that 'triggering a war' is exactly what him and his Dad are trying to do right now: triggering a civil war. Their motto is simple: if they're going down, they're taking the whole country down with them. Kind of funny, considering that he's the first president in decades who hasn't trig...

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by Redd
Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: D Trump Jr looks like a type that can trigger wars
Replies: 53
Views: 3839

Re: D Trump Jr looks like a type that can trigger wars

Don't forget that 'triggering a war' is exactly what him and his Dad are trying to do right now: triggering a civil war. Their motto is simple: if they're going down, they're taking the whole country down with them. Kind of funny, considering that he's the first president in decades who hasn't trig...

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by Redd
Thu Nov 05, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Great Barrington Declaration
Replies: 25
Views: 1541

Re: The Great Barrington Declaration

SO what do you guys think about Sweden being the only country (or the only one I am aware of) without a second spike in deaths? Something seems to be working there? They aren't. The Sweden is getting hammered yet again. https://www.google.com/search?q=sweden+covid+deaths&oq=sweden&aqs=chrom...

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by Redd
Thu Nov 05, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Great Barrington Declaration
Replies: 25
Views: 1541

Re: The Great Barrington Declaration

:banghead: :banghead: When the hospitals are filled up with COVID patients. Yeah but no. The hospitals aren't filled up and 85% of people who get COVID get no symptoms.I believe that is the accurate number. Next, my grandma died because she didn't have access to medical care because hospital beds a...

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by Redd
Thu Nov 05, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Great Barrington Declaration
Replies: 25
Views: 1541

Re: The Great Barrington Declaration

So, what do you think? I agree with the concept. I think lockdowns aren't the solution. https://gbdeclaration.org/ Good for you, go out and get yourself infected. And keep well away from the rest of us. :bomb: I don’t care about Sweden or what Trump says or anything else from all the woke anti-lock...

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by Redd
Thu Nov 05, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Great Barrington Declaration
Replies: 25
Views: 1541

Re: The Great Barrington Declaration

SO what do you guys think about Sweden being the only country (or the only one I am aware of) without a second spike in deaths? Something seems to be working there?

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by Redd
Thu Nov 05, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Great Barrington Declaration
Replies: 25
Views: 1541

The Great Barrington Declaration

https://gbdeclaration.org/
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So, what do you think? I agree with the concept. I think lockdowns aren't the solution.

https://gbdeclaration.org/

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by Redd
Wed Nov 04, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 105952

Re: Official Election thread

Tugger wrote:
Redd wrote:
That's a good point. The more Democratic a city, the more it looks like Fallujah

Like the welcome the Biden bus got near San Antonio? THhat was very Fallujah-like.

Tugg


I actually liked how it was spun that they were trying to push the bus off the road. Still looking for that video.

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by Redd
Wed Nov 04, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 105952

Re: Official Election thread

Also, the GOP can do competent, functional government ? Why didn't we see it 2016-2018, with for example a balanced budget ? Can the Democrats? I live in downtown Seattle - totally controlled by Democrats - where there is human feces, graffiti, and homeless tents in every public park. Don't lecture...

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by Redd
Wed Nov 04, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 105952

Re: Official Election thread

@Redd: I tend to agree that the problem of the US system is that the Democrats tend to struggle getting really useful candidates, and that there is a distinctive difference between what media thinks is important, and what is important to blue collar people. We have the same in Germany where people ...

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by Redd
Wed Nov 04, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 105952

Re: Official Election thread

casinterest wrote:

Texas is win for the GOP, but the trend is continuing to whittle away the GOP margins.



24 hours ago the polls were predicting (propagating) a landslide victory for Biden. Even if Trump loses, this should be a bit of a wake-up call for Americans.

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by Redd
Wed Nov 04, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 105952

Re: Official Election thread

@Redd: I tend to agree that the problem of the US system is that the Democrats tend to struggle getting really useful candidates, and that there is a distinctive difference between what media thinks is important, and what is important to blue collar people. We have the same in Germany where people ...

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by Redd
Wed Nov 04, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 105952

Re: Official Election thread

I think it really comes down to the left ignoring the fact that their woke utopia scared the hell out of a lot of people, and it ignored the working class (which it's supposed to represent). I personally find it quite funny how many people are so perplexed by a Trump victory (currently looking like ...

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by Redd
Wed Nov 04, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lawyers: can't find the parents of 545 migrant children separated by Trump administration
Replies: 48
Views: 2294

Re: Lawyers: can't find the parents of 545 migrant children separated by Trump administration

seb146 wrote:
Redd, tell us exactly where in the article it says Obama ordered families separated.




The news can say what they want, doesn't make it true. The polls are the best example, Trump is getting a second term despite what the news said.

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by Redd
Tue Nov 03, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lawyers: can't find the parents of 545 migrant children separated by Trump administration
Replies: 48
Views: 2294

Re: Lawyers: can't find the parents of 545 migrant children separated by Trump administration

court rulings tend to be true. Thomas You can tell that to the thousands of innocent people in Prison in the USA, and the executed who have been found to be innocent after the fact. Also, you're ignoring the blatantly obvious fact that this exact problem existed under Obama, the only difference was...

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by Redd
Tue Nov 03, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Terror attack in Vienna
Replies: 25
Views: 1585

Re: Terror attack in Vienna

What did the West do to Muslims to cause such anger? I've been STRUGGLING to understand this since 9/11. You’re asking the wrong question. Your question is laying blame on the victims. You’re question is analogous to asking what a woman was doing wrong that got her raped. The question that needs to...

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by Redd
Tue Nov 03, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lawyers: can't find the parents of 545 migrant children separated by Trump administration
Replies: 48
Views: 2294

Re: Lawyers: can't find the parents of 545 migrant children separated by Trump administration

Children that have been separated from their parents by the Trump administration came across the border with their parents by definition. best regards Thomas You're assuming the story you are reading is true.... court rulings tend to be true. . I know you really want it to be true, but that unfortu...

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by Redd
Mon Nov 02, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lawyers: can't find the parents of 545 migrant children separated by Trump administration
Replies: 48
Views: 2294

Re: Lawyers: can't find the parents of 545 migrant children separated by Trump administration

Citation? There are plenty, but you have to piece it together, unless you're looking at centrist/conservative news channels.So without any further ado, here is a piece my friend. https://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/21/us/central-american-family-agony-child-border-crossings/index.html Children that have...

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by Redd
Mon Nov 02, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lawyers: can't find the parents of 545 migrant children separated by Trump administration
Replies: 48
Views: 2294

Re: Lawyers: can't find the parents of 545 migrant children separated by Trump administration

If you knew how people were documented at the border you'd also know that separation would be quite difficult to achieve unless it was on purpose. It literally was on purpose. Jesus. :banghead: Is your citation and proof, Jesus? You know that this is all Obama procedures too don't you? I mean you m...

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by Redd
Mon Nov 02, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So....What's going to happen November 4?
Replies: 158
Views: 6379

Re: So....What's going to happen November 4?

I got $1000usd on Trump, If I win you're all invited and I'll use the money to rent a vintage tram in WAW, a bartender, and we can all get smashed and celebrate/grieve together.... lol. I'm dead serious here, this would make for a fun A.net meeting. :D https://www.konferencje.pl/media/cache/resolve...

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by Redd
Mon Nov 02, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So....What's going to happen November 4?
Replies: 158
Views: 6379

Re: So....What's going to happen November 4?

I got $1000usd on Trump, If I win you're all invited and I'll use the money to rent a vintage tram in WAW, a bartender, and we can all get smashed and celebrate/grieve together.... lol. I'm dead serious here, this would make for a fun A.net meeting. :D https://www.konferencje.pl/media/cache/resolve/...

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by Redd
Mon Nov 02, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lawyers: can't find the parents of 545 migrant children separated by Trump administration
Replies: 48
Views: 2294

Re: Lawyers: can't find the parents of 545 migrant children separated by Trump administration

If the authorities knew were the children were, why not send them back with the parents?. . I don't think you comprendo the situation. Those children did not come over the border with their parents. Citation? There are plenty, but you have to piece it together, unless you're looking at centrist/con...

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