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by DLFREEBIRD
Wed Sep 22, 2021 8:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 20 years ago............. 9/11
Replies: 49
Views: 2842

Re: 20 years ago............. 9/11

This was so long ago, but I remember it like it happened yesterday. I was working for Delta Airline and was at work when the plane crashed into the trade center. Obviously, I didn't know what had happened when I got a call from a customer asking if her husband's plane DL flight xxx had crashed into ...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Mon Aug 16, 2021 12:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Major Demographic Changes Confirmed By US 2020 Census
Replies: 103
Views: 6005

Re: Major Demographic Changes Confirmed By US 2020 Census

I have noticed with my own 5 kids, all chose to have smaller families, which surprised me I thought they had a wonderful childhood and would want to give their children the same experience of having lots of siblings. I was wrong. two have 3 kids two have 1 kid one zero The ones with the most wealth,...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sat Jul 31, 2021 4:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Simone Biles Withdraws from Olympics
Replies: 46
Views: 2780

Re: Simone Biles Withdraws from Olympics

I think a lot of people have already forgotten about the reputation of the U.S. Olympic team in gymnastics. They covered up the sexual abuse of many gymnastics by the team doctor for decades She was one of the victims, yes this is a mental health issue. She absolutely loathes the U.S. Olympic team a...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Fri Jul 16, 2021 2:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is a speeding ticket for going 8 MPH over harsh?
Replies: 101
Views: 5624

Re: Is a speeding ticket for going 8 MPH over harsh?

Having a relative in law enforcement quotas is the biggest myth out there.

Some states say quotas are illegal. Still the same states bring in anywhere from 10% to 40% of their budget by writing citations and they still keep track of how much each individual brings in. So you figure it out.

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by DLFREEBIRD
Thu Jul 15, 2021 9:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is a speeding ticket for going 8 MPH over harsh?
Replies: 101
Views: 5624

Re: Is a speeding ticket for going 8 MPH over harsh?

seb146 wrote:
What license plates are on your car? From what state? Yes, there are cops out here who will be more harsh to vehicles licensed to California.
actually, it's any out of state license plate not just California

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by DLFREEBIRD
Thu Jul 15, 2021 9:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is a speeding ticket for going 8 MPH over harsh?
Replies: 101
Views: 5624

Re: Is a speeding ticket for going 8 MPH over harsh?

They have quotas to make, Years ago, I had to do drive along once a month for my job, and when it fell on the last day of the month and the person I was driving with hadn't gotten their monthly quota that's all they did all day long, pulling people over for going 4 miles over the speed limit. I actu...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sun Jul 04, 2021 6:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed
Replies: 185
Views: 16525

Re: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed

I was going to say something like this early on, but you're saying it a bit more eloquently than I would have. The individual owners may very well be responsible for their own, and other deaths. Barring some major engineering problem inherent to the building design. Yes and no. The problem we have ...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sun Jul 04, 2021 6:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed
Replies: 185
Views: 16525

Re: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed

I heard that the residents were going to pay $25,000 per unit for a special assessment to fix the needed repairs so I am thinking the condo corp was securing some degree of financing that would be passed through to the owners through regular maintenance fees. However I only heard this on CNN last n...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Wed Jun 30, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amazon DSP Drivers reveal the Truth about delivering for Amazon
Replies: 32
Views: 12877

Re: Amazon DSP Drivers reveal the Truth about delivering for Amazon

well, this prime day, I got my packages a full week later, none of this next day service. I see trucks delivering amazon all over town, every single day. I actually try not to give amazon business, but they had 4 pkgs sheets for 13.00 which were regular 51.00 so, apparently, my ethics is determined ...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Wed Jun 30, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed
Replies: 185
Views: 16525

Re: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed

Condo owners are noted for being averse to major assessments for maintenance and repairs. If there was a $90 million bill for the pool area deck, and say another $90 million for the cracks in the vertical and horizontal concrete in the garage levels, that could mean repairs costing more than the va...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Wed Jun 30, 2021 5:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine
Replies: 104
Views: 8593

Re: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine

I went to my family's long-term doctor when I was pregnant and he smoked in front of me during our visit. I would never put up with that now, but back then, I went along with it because my grandfather was a doctor and this is who he went to, and who my parents went to, so I thought I was in good han...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sat Jun 26, 2021 6:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass graves found at another Catholic school in Canada
Replies: 38
Views: 3202

Re: Mass graves found at another Catholic school in Canada

I'm a bit confused by this story. Are we talking about people who died of natural causes and were buried in a disrespectful manner, or is there foul play suspected ? Were talking about a higher percentage rate of bodies found for those attending these schools. I am sure an autopsy will be done to g...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Fri Apr 09, 2021 6:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 49% of GOP men won't take vaccine
Replies: 119
Views: 10237

Re: 49% of GOP men won't take vaccine

I guess that's nature way, of thinning the herd. Probably the equivalent of modern day man who refuses to ask for direction when lost, even though they are running out of gas and will likely not make it to the next gas station, if they don't ask for help soon.

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by DLFREEBIRD
Fri Apr 09, 2021 6:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety
Replies: 128
Views: 12259

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

What has the GOP become, masters of projection ? They have been accusing Biden of groping children, and HRC of being in charges of pedophile ring run out of a pizzeria. I for one am tired about all this projection, Gaetz been showing fellow GOP members on congress floor the photos of the girls he da...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sun Feb 14, 2021 3:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway
Replies: 270
Views: 15860

Re: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway

At the end of the day, I am thankful that Mike Pence is safe as well as Romney. Both came very close to deaths door that day. I don't hate Trump, but I think he is a true example of how easy our country is to divide.

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by DLFREEBIRD
Thu Feb 11, 2021 12:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway
Replies: 270
Views: 15860

Re: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway

The House Democrats are hammering home on Trump's lies , abuse of power, intimidation of elected officials, including GOP senators, and the escalating tensions and rhetoric from Nov 3-Jan 6. By the end of this ,the GOP Senate is going to look complicit if they don't vote guilty. some of them are co...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Thu Feb 11, 2021 12:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway
Replies: 270
Views: 15860

Re: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway

If he committed a serious crime why isn’t he being investigated by DC police and arrested for inciting a riot? He doesn’t have immunity anymore. He is out of office. Pretty sure they will go after Trump in time. Trump's attorney AG quit. Jeffrey A. Rosen was swore in Dec 24, Trump quickly realized ...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sat Feb 06, 2021 12:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Christopher Plummer
Replies: 7
Views: 867

Re: RIP Christopher Plummer

funny, his daughter is a remarkable actress as well. Didn't connect that they were related. It makes sense now, she looks like him, and she definitely has his acting chops.

So many people have died this year. At least they all seemed to have lived long lives.

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sat Feb 06, 2021 12:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Let's talk about your top goosebumps songs
Replies: 87
Views: 25916

Re: Let's talk about your top goosebumps songs

Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley.
Hurt - Johnny Cash.
Somebody That I Used To Know- Gotye

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by DLFREEBIRD
Tue Feb 02, 2021 10:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who has been canceled? A list.
Replies: 174
Views: 12172

Re: Who has been canceled? A list.

This guy just got cancelled. https://citizenfreepress.com/breaking/pro-trump-twitter-personality-ricky-vaughn-arrested-and-indicted-for-2016-memes/ They're coming for everyone who dissents. This was clearly a disseminate fraudulent messages not a mindless meme joke. It uses the official stylized “H...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Wed Jan 27, 2021 7:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who has been canceled? A list.
Replies: 174
Views: 12172

Re: Who has been canceled? A list.

J.K. Rowling views are muddled. she should stick with writing about make believe world's. She's not very good at understanding the real world. The only thing that has gotten me upset is Goya Foods. The cancel culture, happening with Goya Foods. Sadly I have never bought any of their products, so I c...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump doubled support from LGBTQs
Replies: 56
Views: 3364

Re: Trump doubled support from LGBTQs

I don't know if I can explain it, but I will try. Trump has a cult following, he attracts people for different reasons that people for some reason can't or won't tell you . One of my best friends who's gay turned into a Trump supporter, he told me nobody is perfect when I told him all the horrible t...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capitol rioters on no fly list
Replies: 83
Views: 5440

Re: Capitol rioters on no fly list

Twitter reports showing capitol rioters have been placed on the no fly list by the FBI. Some are stuck in DC and cannot leave. https://mobile.twitter.com/rayredacted/status/1348388601118273537?s=21 This really doesn't add up. I would think if you are on a no fly list you would never be allowed past...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capitol rioters on no fly list
Replies: 83
Views: 5440

Re: Capitol rioters on no fly list

Do this for all rioters and looters. Period. Thus shouldn't be one sided. In my opinion, the US has 3 cities that won't recover due to riots for over a decade. Portland, Seattle and...? St Louis? Detroit handled their Antifa/BLM correctly. Chief Craig is tough but has his officers back. They let th...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capitol rioters on no fly list
Replies: 83
Views: 5440

Re: Capitol rioters on no fly list

Twitter reports showing capitol rioters have been placed on the no fly list by the FBI. Some are stuck in DC and cannot leave. https://mobile.twitter.com/rayredacted/status/1348388601118273537?s=21 Here is the video of the woman (in red with a pal) actually being forced off the aircraft... 'Get off...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Mon Jan 11, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capitol rioters on no fly list
Replies: 83
Views: 5440

Re: Capitol rioters on no fly list

It’s remarkably easy to end up on that list. I’ve been in contact or worked with several people over the years who accidentally ended up on there for various reasons. Usually due to name similarity with someone else yeah, but working for the airline there is one more step, in place if someone is fl...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capitol rioters on no fly list
Replies: 83
Views: 5440

Re: Capitol rioters on no fly list

There are two issues. One is that as many as 50,000 to 100,000 may be placed on the No-Fly list. All who attended the protest and not just the rioters are being placed on the No-Fly list. Many not suspected or charged with crimes are being put on the No-Fly list. If this sets a precedent, then any ...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capitol rioters on no fly list
Replies: 83
Views: 5440

Re: Capitol rioters on no fly list

I hope they can remember this number: 1-800-GREYHOUND They will probably storm the rental counter trying to rent a Jeep Patriot one way rentals in the US are really expensive though. best regards Thomas Part of the cost for attending a insurrection. It's amazing to me, that these people thought the...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capitol rioters on no fly list
Replies: 83
Views: 5440

Re: Capitol rioters on no fly list

https://twitter.com/i/status/1348411842578812932

here some more that were kicked off DL at the last minute, for being put on the no fly list. It's interesting, that they were allowed to board.
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https://twitter.com/i/status/1348411842578812932

here some more that were kicked off DL at the last minute, for being put on the no fly list. It's interesting, that they were allowed to board.

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by DLFREEBIRD
Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capitol rioters on no fly list
Replies: 83
Views: 5440

Re: Capitol rioters on no fly list

Likely those added to the 'no-fly' list are those so far identified by Capitol security cameras, other video recordings, some id'd by citizens from publicly put out videos by name, arrest warrants put out or.already arrested for violations of law inside or outside the Capitol building. That may mea...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capitol rioters on no fly list
Replies: 83
Views: 5440

Re: Capitol rioters on no fly list

Twitter reports showing capitol rioters have been placed on the no fly list by the FBI. Some are stuck in DC and cannot leave. https://mobile.twitter.com/rayredacted/status/1348388601118273537?s=21 I hope they can remember this number: 1-800-GREYHOUND They will probably storm the rental counter try...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account
Replies: 208
Views: 9475

Re: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account

Trump doesn't support the interests of people with the most education. He represented low educated people.... which I point out, in politics, is a necessity, it is not a bad thing. The problem is he is also unstable and mean, in addition to being corrupt (which is nothing unusual). Trump failed to ...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sun Jan 10, 2021 11:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account
Replies: 208
Views: 9475

Re: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account

Doesn’t that suggest people in red states should emphasize engineering and CS education if they want to be able to compete? That’s how these giants got where they are. You raise a good point. The majority of members here are engineers, pilots or white collar workers. The vast majority of these jobs...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sun Jan 10, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64742

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

I just saw a photo of the officer who was killed from the roof top of the capital He was laying face down on the steps of the capital. There is another video capturing when he was hit with a fire hydrant and beat by about 8 men one was hitting him with a crutch, other had sticks. He was laying at th...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sun Jan 10, 2021 8:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64742

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

There’sa remarkable (though very disturbing and unfortunate) photo of the crowd beating the police officer to death. Beating a law enforcement officer to death because he dared to guard the seat of government. Remember all those “back the blue” and all lives matter protests? Bunch of hypocrites. Tr...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account
Replies: 208
Views: 9475

Re: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account

If you have to ask that question, then its not worth answering you. And I think that's part of the problem, while companies like Twitter have become multinational compabies, they're still intrinsically America, and think millions in Xinjiang getting cultural genocided is less of a problem than some...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account
Replies: 208
Views: 9475

Re: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/02/07/faceboo ... video.html

designed to divide both parties.
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I remember when Facebook and Twitter both declined Nancy Pelosi request to delete Trump's video he posted on line.

It was a mocked up video. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/02/07/faceboo ... video.html

designed to divide both parties.

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sat Jan 09, 2021 3:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64742

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

The whole response was tough to watch from a security standpoint. From refusing help from other agencies to how they were just allowed to mill around after. It was so surreal. I would have expected paddy wagons and mass arrests. The policeman beaten over the head with a fire hydrant. Who went back ...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Fri Jan 08, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64742

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

That was horrible to watch, the policeman running up the stairs, radio in hand asking for backup. Him turning around to see that this group was following him up the stairs and even encroaching upon him when he turned around. You knew they were, ready to kill him, if they got a opportunity. Timothy ...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Fri Jan 08, 2021 9:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64742

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

He is not the first U.S. President to not show up at a successor's inauguration. Well he can join Nixon in recent history.. Both being in disgrace being a common theme.. Other U.S Presidents who did not attend to their successor's inauguration as follows: John Adams, John Quincy Adams, and as well ...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Fri Jan 08, 2021 8:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64742

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

One has to mention the African-American policeman who was the first to confront the mob. He showed an amazing amount of restraint under the circumstances. He was chased, screamed at, threatened and still did retreat in an orderly fashion without killing rioters. This guy deserves a medal. That was ...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64742

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

It's indeed not easy to understand how a group of loosely organized rioters managed to get inside what should be one of the most protected buildings in the country so easily... Especially since the authorities already knew about this march. Umm, you do realize that normally the public is allowed to...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Thu Jan 07, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64742

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

Wait, is it me or is he not wearing any pants? He probably dropped his pants to pee on our constitution. This guy has not been arrested. Last I heard he was flying back to Arizona. The only good news is AA stop serving liquor on it's flight to and from DCA. They are missing out on a whole lot of re...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Thu Jan 07, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64742

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

What chance Trump does not show up on the 20th for the handover, or refuses to shake hands? :hissyfit: He will be gone long before then. I don't trust Trump at all, He probably, invite the same mob (since they weren't arrested) to spend the night before at the WH and tell them to burn down the hous...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Thu Jan 07, 2021 7:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64742

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

The truth will come out that it was disguised Antifa that led the break in to the Capital. Is Jake Angeli disguised Antifa then? This is him: https://i.ibb.co/g6YryTZ/144-D5429-EC1-F-4497-911-F-3956-A33-AF7-DA.jpg Wait, is it me or is he not wearing any pants? He probably dropped his pants to pee o...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Thu Jan 07, 2021 6:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64742

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

At this point, the Republican Party is over. The Republicans used to be the anti slavery party. Now it's just the Trump Party, Lincoln Party, and I don't know what to call the likes of Romney, and others who don't fit in either branch of these two groups. But, it's nice to see a patch of honest peop...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Thu Jan 07, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64742

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

I heard one of the Trump rioters, accidently tazze himself and died. I have not heard the circumstances of how the other two died from medical emergencies. Does anyone else know?

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by DLFREEBIRD
Thu Jan 07, 2021 12:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64742

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

I am expect Trump Administration top staff members, to start resigning tomorrow. I think they are going to have to.

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by DLFREEBIRD
Thu Jan 07, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64742

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKHkYlRm_XM


probably, because he thought he was going to die.
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ArcticSEA wrote:
Lindsey Graham's speech was striking.
Nice to see he finally grew a spine.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKHkYlRm_XM


probably, because he thought he was going to die.

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by DLFREEBIRD
Thu Jan 07, 2021 11:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64742

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

Am I right in thinking that Mr Cruz and associates have dug their own political graves? Ted Cruz was the only semi high profile person to do it. I thought he committed political suicide back in 2016 when he ran for president and lost to Trump. What a fiasco that was, but he got re-elected in 2018 t...

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