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by aviationaware
Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 428
Views: 57603

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019

eta unknown wrote:
aviationaware wrote:
98% average load sounds like terrible yield management. They have left plenty of money on the table.


Would a similar post have been made if the airline in question was QF instead of QR?


Of course. It's about the number not the airline.

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by aviationaware
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Antifa Violence
Replies: 167
Views: 14404

Re: Antifa Violence

Judaism is a religion. Jew/Jewish is a race and can refer to religion colloquially. You're claiming I know nothing about Judaism, but Judaism is a religion which teaches stoneing to death gays. Jews or Jewish is a race. Judaism doesn't transcend religion. It would be like me saying Christianity tra...

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by aviationaware
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 428
Views: 57603

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019

98% average load sounds like terrible yield management. They have left plenty of money on the table. No it's not, price/demand isn't a straight line as demand is quite elastic in aviation. You are maximizing revenues by maximizing volumes and prices. Correct, but as you said demand isn't linear. Es...

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by aviationaware
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Antifa Violence
Replies: 167
Views: 14404

Re: Antifa Violence

I know it's off topic, but since we're talking right v's left. Why are right wing gays the worst or all? e.g. Milo Yiannopoulos and in Australia, Alan Jones. Because we don't have to pander to anyone. Nobody likes us anyway. The far right hates us because we are gay and the far left hates us becaus...

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by aviationaware
Wed Jul 03, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Antifa Violence
Replies: 167
Views: 14404

Re: Antifa Violence

Your gay and a proud Zionist Jew? LOL! Oxymoron much!! I've read news reports were fundamentalist or ultra orthodox Jews, have attacked gays, even killing them! Now if you can explain why one would have to be a meschuggene haredi to be a zionist that would be much appreciated. I just think you don'...

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by aviationaware
Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 428
Views: 57603

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019

BITRE out for April Virgin numbers improved across the board, New Zealand improved somewhat with a 80.5% LF inbound and 72.8% outbound Qatar carried more passengers in/out of PER than EK for the first time, outbound LF just under 98% for the month vs EK 96% Batik Indonesia slowly improving coming i...

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by aviationaware
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7861

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

Democrats have been trying to tell the country there is a problem with homeless for years..... Really? I only ever see them advocate for illegal aliens while at the same time we can't properly deal with the droves of homeless people who live predominantly in Democratic cities. Been to Maxine Waters...

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by aviationaware
Wed Jul 03, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Harris-Biden Controversy: Not the reaction you’d expect
Replies: 42
Views: 1685

Re: Harris-Biden Controversy: Not the reaction you’d expect

Around one million Americans are working two jobs. That's a tiny minority. As long as you keep pretending that this is a widespread problem, don't expect anyone to take you seriously.

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by aviationaware
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Harris-Biden Controversy: Not the reaction you’d expect
Replies: 42
Views: 1685

Re: Harris-Biden Controversy: Not the reaction you’d expect

1. You state a movement of reparations for Gays, then say not a single word to back that up. That flies out the window. Really? How about using google. Too difficult for you? *Sigh* oh well... https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/14/opinion/gay-reparation-stonewall.html https://thehill.com/opinion/civil...

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by aviationaware
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Harris-Biden Controversy: Not the reaction you’d expect
Replies: 42
Views: 1685

Re: Harris-Biden Controversy: Not the reaction you’d expect

Secondly, I wasn’t talking about reparations for gays, I was talking about reparations for black people. I didn’t even know there was a movement for reparations for gay people. Well there is. That being said, black people don't need reparations and they don't need handouts. They need jobs and educa...

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by aviationaware
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Harris-Biden Controversy: Not the reaction you’d expect
Replies: 42
Views: 1685

Re: Harris-Biden Controversy: Not the reaction you’d expect

My concern is that some of their boldness and their positions in issues likely are not what middle America is comfortable with yet. Bingo, and strike the yet. We will never be. Because those ideas are total lunacy. Free healthcare for illegals is going to make Trump fly to reelection. And gay repar...

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by aviationaware
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany's Ursula von der Leyen to Head EU Commission
Replies: 21
Views: 1584

Germany's Ursula von der Leyen to Head EU Commission

I just almost fell off my chair. They couldn't have selected a better person to prove that the EU is totally off the rockers. Ursula von der Leyen, throughout her career as a government minister in Germany, has only ever made news through er ineptitude, incompetence and one scandal after another. Ri...

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by aviationaware
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Antifa Violence
Replies: 167
Views: 14404

Re: Antifa Violence

No leader, per se, but there are George Soros ' funding ties to an Antifa organization. Par for the course, really. Enough with blaming everything on Soros. I'm sick of the anti-Semitism. Sorry, but wielding the antisemitism club against people who expose George Soros' filthy methods is getting rea...

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by aviationaware
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7861

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

He's bringing brand new Sherman tanks y'all. Sit tight. They could be a while before production is ramped up again. The 4th of July is the day in which the Declaration of Independence saw its first signatures, a peaceful act of defiance, not violence or war. You do know that we fought a war over our...

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by aviationaware
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5124

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

Well I have to say Macrone just made some good points with me.

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by aviationaware
Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Harris-Biden Controversy: Not the reaction you’d expect
Replies: 42
Views: 1685

Re: Harris-Biden Controversy: Not the reaction you’d expect

I loved how Kamala Harris owned Joe Biden and he totally faltered under the attack. And that despite the fact that Kamala Harris has more than enough dirt on her hands regarding racism and all locking up droves of people with undue harshness. He just didn't know how to strike back, very weak.

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by aviationaware
Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Antifa Violence
Replies: 167
Views: 14404

Re: Antifa Violence

Antifa are just as bad as nazis. They are the brownshirts of our time. Antifa and their sympathisers are despicable and have no place in our country. I've heard Soros is working with the Martians and the Lochness monster, Crazy times. There's hard proof linking Soros to Antifa. Your ridiculing it ju...

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by aviationaware
Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disney launching their own airline?
Replies: 168
Views: 23948

Re: Disney launching their own airline?

Will a Disney World annual pass also give me free year round flights to MCO? That might be an offer I'd be interested in.

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by aviationaware
Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate
Replies: 84
Views: 4778

Re: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate

Republicans had TWO YEARS in full control of all sectors of government and you are now blaming Democrats? No. No. No. This is squarely on Republicans. They could still do something but they do not. They allow children to live in squalid conditions that many have compared to concentration camps. Inc...

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by aviationaware
Sun Jun 30, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate
Replies: 84
Views: 4778

Re: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate

Trans women can still get pregnant like if they are raped. A trans woman is a male to female transsexual. Now that your confusion is out of the way, explain to me how a trans woman can get pregnant. I think you have "pay for the entire world's health care" confused with making health care...

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by aviationaware
Sun Jun 30, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate
Replies: 84
Views: 4778

Re: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate

Umm...US doesn’t have an official language. De facto language =/= de jure “official” language. The constitution and all laws are in English. That's pretty official as far as I'm concerned. No where in the Constitution does it say anything about English being the official language. It's implied by t...

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by aviationaware
Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate
Replies: 84
Views: 4778

Re: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate

zakuivcustom wrote:
Umm...US doesn’t have an official language. De facto language =/= de jure “official” language.


The constitution and all laws are in English. That's pretty official as far as I'm concerned.

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by aviationaware
Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5124

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

Hum: U.S. Military Produces More Greenhouse Gas Emissions Than up to 140 Countries Might sound like a big deal. It's not when you consider that most of those 140 countries are tiny. The biggest of them is Sierra Leone at not even 8 million people. Two thirds of those 140 countries don't even have a...

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by aviationaware
Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sanders's plan to eliminate school debt
Replies: 42
Views: 2126

Re: Sanders's plan to eliminate school debt

Super80Fan wrote:
It’s in everyone’s best interest.


How is it in everyone's best interest to pay for you to get a useless humanities degree that has no economic utility and you subsequently end up flipping burgers at the next In'n'Out complaining how miserable your life is?

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by aviationaware
Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any e-bike owners or users?
Replies: 32
Views: 2003

Re: Any e-bike owners or users?

My first experience with an e-bike was falling off and breaking my wrist because I slipped on the wet sidewalk due to the totally unsafe acceleration of those things.

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by aviationaware
Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5124

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

And you can see no benefit whatsoever for the EU? Strange that they are so bad in negotiation that they gave away everything. Since when are the ultra right concerned about the environment? Only last week you were flag waving for war in Iran. 1. I was never flag waving for war in Iran. Don't put wo...

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by aviationaware
Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5124

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

Dutchy wrote:

Has a nice ring to this, almost liberal socialism, and yet you are an advocate for the Trump administration whom doesn't support all of this.


Trump supports at least three of the four things. Better than one as the Dems do.

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by aviationaware
Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate
Replies: 84
Views: 4778

Re: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate

Well fella, like it or not, the largest Minority today are now my Latino brothers and sisters, as much as you despise them and their tongue...it's headed your way. I don't despise latinos and I don't despise the Spanish language. Don't ever put words in my mouth again. I never said anything remotel...

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by aviationaware
Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5124

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

So now you are against free trade, competition and pro-environment protection and workers protection. Interesting elastic points of view you have, especially since you are one of the more vocal Trump supporters and self-proclaimed economic expert. :lol: I'm for fair trade, fair competition, a clean...

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by aviationaware
Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate
Replies: 84
Views: 4778

Re: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate

More people in this country are becoming multilingual these days That's fine. I speak four languages fluently. That doesn't change that English is the official language of the United States and anyone who can only speak Spanish and not English is part of the problem we have with immigration. It's f...

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by aviationaware
Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5124

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

And you can see no benefit whatsoever for the EU? Strange that they are so bad in negotiation that they gave away everything. Since when are the ultra right concerned about the environment? Only last week you were flag waving for war in Iran. 1. I was never flag waving for war in Iran. Don't put wo...

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by aviationaware
Sat Jun 29, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5124

EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

Well, the EU politicians have reached another deal selling out their electorate: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/28/world/americas/eu-four-latin-american-nations-trade-deal.html Key takeaways: 1) Free trade agreements with countries that have a far lower median wage result in labor being exported to...

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by aviationaware
Sat Jun 29, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who will be running for the next UK prime minister?
Replies: 65
Views: 6718

Re: Who will be running for the next UK prime minister?

Maybe we will end up with Boris Island after all.

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by aviationaware
Sat Jun 29, 2019 6:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate
Replies: 84
Views: 4778

Re: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate

I thought the debates were great. Kamala Harris is certainly a threat to Trump. She has very little baggage that could make a nickname stick to her. The only thing you can say about her is that she basically slept her way to the top, but that wouldn't play well in a nickname and would come back to h...

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by aviationaware
Sat Jun 29, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sanders's plan to eliminate school debt
Replies: 42
Views: 2126

Re: Sanders's plan to eliminate school debt

Socializing student debt is absolutely anti-social. Everyone paying for their own education is an inherently fair deal, because they're the ones who are going to benefit from it. Why should a bricklayer pay for you to go to college? Makes no sense and is absolutely unfair. If you don't think you'll ...

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by aviationaware
Sat Jun 29, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is it necessary for 5-star airlines to have first class?
Replies: 11
Views: 1647

Re: Is it necessary for 5-star airlines to have first class?

Skytrax is a shakedown club. The only criteria for their rating is how much money you fork over for 'consulting'.

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by aviationaware
Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to open new LGA Concourse G in Fall
Replies: 46
Views: 8114

Re: Delta to open new LGA Concourse G in Fall

OzarkD9S wrote:
Wasn't there a plan to build a runway parallel to 13/31 over Riker's Island? Any news on that front?


That's not going to happen.

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by aviationaware
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best coupe under 65k
Replies: 49
Views: 2181

Re: Best coupe under 65k

triple3driver wrote:
aviationaware wrote:
Get a Camaro, very happy with mine.

It's a very nice car to drive, but I don't think that I can get past that front fascia, I personally don't like it


But... that's the best part about a Camaro :eek:

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by aviationaware
Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Writer E. Jean Carroll: Trump Sexually Assaulted Me
Replies: 13
Views: 950

Re: Writer E. Jean Carroll: Trump Sexually Assaulted Me

By that standard considering her known occupation and disposition, she seems consistent and credible enough. She just published a book about how horrible men are. There's no better publicity for her and her book sales than this claim. It's just a little too convenient. Nothing in her story is even ...

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by aviationaware
Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Writer E. Jean Carroll: Trump Sexually Assaulted Me
Replies: 13
Views: 950

Re: Writer E. Jean Carroll: Trump Sexually Assaulted Me

MaverickM11 wrote:
It's crazy that this isn't even news anymore


It's neither crazy nor surprising considering that she has less than zero credibility. You could literally see Anderson Cooper cringe when he had her on.

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by aviationaware
Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate
Replies: 84
Views: 4778

Re: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate

Well it sure lead to a new drinking game: If you downed a shot every time someone said the word "free" you'd have been smashed beyond repair. Beto O'Rourke speaking Spanish, surprising Cory Booker was a good moment! Beto is toast. Why he was even allowed on the stage is beyond me, there's ...

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by aviationaware
Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 479
Views: 61399

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Regarding the JAL service to MEL, have they swapped equipment to a 2-class 788 lately? I cannot find any availability in PE over the upcoming weeks, which is strange. Flew them in PE last year (all the way to HEL via NRT) and it was a great product and cost was lower than SQ, CX etc. No, still 3 cl...

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by aviationaware
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:42 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Air Force One Scheme
Replies: 107
Views: 10668

Re: New Air Force One Scheme

I'm sure the House Armed Services Committee and/or White House Military Office and/or USAF would still be part of any such decision. The congress gets into a lot of minuscule decision making that they have no business being in. But its not THAT bad yet that they prescribe which colors an aircraft o...

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by aviationaware
Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH will look at A321XLR, but it's no game-changer: CEO
Replies: 183
Views: 24866

Re: LH will look at A321XLR, but it's no game-changer: CEO

I think we'll definitely see the XLR in the Lufthansa group at some point, but I doubt it'll be in some larger fashion that some here are fantasizing about. Certainly not going to open up transatlantic from HAM or TXL as some here are dreaming.

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by aviationaware
Wed Jun 26, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments
Replies: 1992
Views: 230235

Re: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments

Considering how close it was to the boat it looks like a single engine went out a single digit amount of seconds too early. So by any measure that's incredibly close.

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by aviationaware
Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet and the xlr
Replies: 30
Views: 3760

Re: EasyJet and the xlr

That article is an abject disgrace. The XLR's range is based on a configuration including business class, in an easyjet all Y configuration there is no hope for it ever to get as far as Denver from Luton. Not even a sliver of a chance.

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by aviationaware
Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Raising taxes on the rich does not work
Replies: 50
Views: 1926

Re: Raising taxes on the rich does not work

Taxes exemptions for the rich works even less so... Well there's a sweet spot of course. Case in point was that the sweet spot is below where we are now, not above. So why is infrastructure all over the US aging and falling apart and the national debt higher than it's ever been? Because the governm...

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by aviationaware
Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Air Force One Scheme
Replies: 107
Views: 10668

Re: New Air Force One Scheme

Nonsense. The President does not have the authority to do so. The President does not control budgets, nor does he make or change laws. He can only sign what what is given to him by CONGRESS. Despite what the fake media would like you to believe. Blows my mind that people still believe this garbage,...

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by aviationaware
Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Raising taxes on the rich does not work
Replies: 50
Views: 1926

Re: Raising taxes on the rich does not work

Spending has absolutely nothing to do with revenue.

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by aviationaware
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shoes, feet...
Replies: 31
Views: 2527

Re: Shoes, feet...

I just bought 4 pairs last weekend alone. I'm gay and that's my way to live my feminine side. Altogether I probably have north of a hundred pairs even though I stash many old ones in my storage unit thousands of miles away so right now accessible I just counted 23 pairs on the floor along the wall i...

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