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by salttee
Tue Jan 29, 2019 4:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hillary 2020
Replies: 77
Views: 4326

Re: Hillary 2020

compensateme wrote:
Hillary won’t win. She has too much baggage, and is too moderate for a party moving further to the left. She faced no serious competition in 2016, and many of the super delegates that supported her are moving on.
What baggage? What does that mean?

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by salttee
Tue Jan 29, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hillary 2020
Replies: 77
Views: 4326

Re: Hillary 2020

No, no, NO! Clinton is the best candidate to reassure the election of Trump in 2020. She was bad then. Why do you you think she's any better now? She won the popular vote. You talk as if it was a landslide. Trump had a lot of things that fell in place for him that won't happen ever again. Russian b...

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by salttee
Tue Jan 29, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hillary 2020
Replies: 77
Views: 4326

Re: Hillary 2020

afcjets wrote:
less baggage from Obama

Are you so wrapped up in yourself that you think Dems share your dislike of Obama?

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by salttee
Tue Jan 29, 2019 3:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump 2020 reelection chances
Replies: 318
Views: 32522

Re: Trump 2020 reelection chances

I have a great idea! Let’s see how we can screw the smaller states out of being relevant in a Republic. That’ll teach ‘em A "state" is nothing more than a legal construct; surely you mean the people in a state, the people that make up the state. Let's give them all the power due in a &quo...

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by salttee
Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Schultz thinking of running as independent
Replies: 71
Views: 4131

Re: Schultz thinking of running as independent

I interpret that to mean that you cant have more than a two party system unless you throw out the constitution and go to a parliamentary system. I have argued to the contrary, that we can throw out the two party system without gutting the constitution. OK let's take it bit, by bit I said: The two p...

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by salttee
Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Maduro be ousted from Venezuela ?
Replies: 97
Views: 9836

Re: Will Maduro be ousted from Venezuela ?

What's the difference between an "orchestrated overthrow" and "assisting a nation" in getting rid of a leader our administration doesn't like? Keep in mind that either way (assuming there is a difference), the CIA will be the operational facet of the American government in "...

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by salttee
Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Schultz thinking of running as independent
Replies: 71
Views: 4131

Re: Schultz thinking of running as independent

your argument has been that anything other than a two party system goes outside the constitution What I said is right here on this page and I never said anything like that. Quoting from post #24, I specifically said: "It doesn't say so in the Constitution..........." I think you're living...

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by salttee
Mon Jan 28, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Schultz thinking of running as independent
Replies: 71
Views: 4131

Re: Schultz thinking of running as independent

what you say makes no sense. Maybe what I said makes no sense, but that's the way it is. Your scenarios jump into the legislative session; you skipped the part about getting elected. If you can do that, you're home free. If you can do that. And a Libertarian getting elected president? Yea, right.

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by salttee
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Schultz thinking of running as independent
Replies: 71
Views: 4131

Re: Schultz thinking of running as independent

Saltee, Here is what I mean "College tuitions soar each year, advancing far in excess of the inflation rate. The overall inflation rate since 1986 increased 115.06%, which is why we pay more than double for everything we buy. On the other hand, during the same time, tuition increased a whoppin...

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by salttee
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Schultz thinking of running as independent
Replies: 71
Views: 4131

Re: Schultz thinking of running as independent

Saltee one question? Show me exactly where in the Constitution it says anything about Two Party system, or any political parties for that matter? You're arguing on a meaningless intellectual tack. It doesn't say so in the Constitution, but the way the system is set up there is no way for a third pa...

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by salttee
Mon Jan 28, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Schultz thinking of running as independent
Replies: 71
Views: 4131

Re: Schultz thinking of running as independent

Flighty wrote:
I think college and health care could be provided to all at a reasonable cost, by eliminating, say, 70% of the costs from those activities, stripping out waste fraud and abuse
Where do you see "waste fraud and abuse" in our current educational system?

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by salttee
Mon Jan 28, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Schultz thinking of running as independent
Replies: 71
Views: 4131

Re: Schultz thinking of running as independent

Which is exactly why the two party system needs to be blown up completely. All the two party system has gotten us is divided government, politicians who wont compromise or work together, lots of power in the hands of the very wealthy, no interest in the grass roots or the middle class, and increase...

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by salttee
Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melania payday thanks to Telegraph gaffe
Replies: 16
Views: 1274

Re: Melania payday thanks to Telegraph gaffe

If Melanija Knavs isn't a prostitute, the word "prostitute" has recently been redefined.

The darling if the moral majority. LOL!

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by salttee
Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread
Replies: 484
Views: 44423

Re: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread

Just as predicted in the 60 minutes piece that Trump would be saying terrible things about him on Twitter. That said, this sure looks like Trump trying to goad him into running because he believes it will help him get reelected. In the sick system our national political scene has evolved into, that...

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by salttee
Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump 2020 reelection chances
Replies: 318
Views: 32522

Re: Trump 2020 reelection chances

I have a great idea! Let’s see how we can screw the smaller states out of being relevant in a Republic. That’ll teach ‘em A "state" is nothing more than a legal construct; surely you mean the people in a state, the people that make up the state. Let's give them all the power due in a &quo...

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by salttee
Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Just lost a friend - Never hike alone, never leave a hiker alone
Replies: 25
Views: 1576

Re: Just lost a friend - Never hike alone, never leave a hiker alone

Just don't try to pretend that you're not having a heart attack while you're having the early symptoms of a heart attack.

Learn the symptoms.


Or don't.

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by salttee
Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Schultz thinking of running as independent
Replies: 71
Views: 4131

Re: Schultz thinking of running as independent

This could also come back to bite them if the Democrat primary becomes a dirty knockdown fight. You can bet money that the Russians and the Republicans will be using all the social medias (including A.net) to make that come about. For example, we already have a new (old) troll here trying to sell h...

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by salttee
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Schultz thinking of running as independent
Replies: 71
Views: 4131

Re: Schultz thinking of running as independent

Flighty, In the US two party system a third party candidate will not and cannot ever win the presidential election. All a third party candidate can do is split the vote of the party which holds the most similarity to the third party candidate, giving the election to the other side. I agree with thi...

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by salttee
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Maduro be ousted from Venezuela ?
Replies: 97
Views: 9836

Re: Will Maduro be ousted from Venezuela ?

Better yet. Just call off the invasion.

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by salttee
Sun Jan 27, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 46552

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

I think that he agreed to re-open in order to position the Democrats as the obstructionists when he shuts down government in three weeks. Whether or not that strategy will work is the question. That's a hoot! He wants to label the Democrats as the obstructionists when he shuts down government in th...

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by salttee
Sun Jan 27, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump 2020 reelection chances
Replies: 318
Views: 32522

Re: Trump 2020 reelection chances

He lost the popular vote, it was a fluke that he won the electoral score. It will never happen again. It's the second time in recent history that this has occurred. The first time 2000, the difference was a few hundred votes. This time it was three million. I would not be so sure that it will "...

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by salttee
Sun Jan 27, 2019 5:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Japanese vs Korean culture
Replies: 4
Views: 918

Re: Japanese vs Korean culture

I can't give you any 21st century information but I do know a bit about the (pre)history of the region which might help. Japan was connected to Asia until sometime after 20,000 years ago. The exact time of separation is unknown but prior to it's separation, the people on mainland Asia were able to w...

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by salttee
Sun Jan 27, 2019 4:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New claim of MH370 crash site
Replies: 2
Views: 544

Re: New claim of MH370 crash site

It's utter nonsense now as it was back then. 9MMRO kept issuing keep alive exchanges with the Inmarsat satellite for another six hours after they claim it went down, From the level of detail they describe, I will say that they are not mistaken: they're lying.

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by salttee
Sun Jan 27, 2019 4:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Schultz thinking of running as independent
Replies: 71
Views: 4131

Re: Schultz thinking of running as independent

Flighty, In the US two party system a third party candidate will not and cannot ever win the presidential election. All a third party candidate can do is split the vote of the party which holds the most similarity to the third party candidate, giving the election to the other side.

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by salttee
Sun Jan 27, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 46552

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

We have a two party system, the legislators from the party in power will never be completely independent of the wishes of the president who is the leader of their party. And right now things are at the extreme end so the Republicans are almost to the man acting as one in unison with the president, a...

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by salttee
Sun Jan 27, 2019 3:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Schultz thinking of running as independent
Replies: 71
Views: 4131

Re: Schultz thinking of running as independent

Anybody who wants to run for president of the US without getting a party's nomination is incredibly self centered.

Beyond self centered: recklessly self centered to the point of being destructive.

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by salttee
Sun Jan 27, 2019 3:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How is Mitch McConnell still in power?
Replies: 38
Views: 1526

Re: How is Mitch McConnell still in power?

His situation is a microcosm of Congress in general. Everyone complains about what a crappy job they do (see their approval ratings over the years) yet the same old cronies keep getting re-elected. Everyone thinks, "congress sucks, but my guy is ok." NO - your guy is part of the problem! ...

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by salttee
Sun Jan 27, 2019 3:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 46552

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

I'm torn between wanting him to declare a "national emergency" (lol) so we can have a fight over appropriate bounds on the Executive branch overreach that was first taken up with true enthusiasm by Dubya, and intensified under Obama.... and being afraid that the courts and/or Congress wou...

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by salttee
Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread
Replies: 484
Views: 44423

Re: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread

Check out this beauty - "Democrats have held our government hostage for weeks, but thanks to President @realDonaldTrump's leadership, the government will reopen and federal workers will be paid in the next few days." - GOP official Twitter account This is beyond obscene. https://twitter.c...

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by salttee
Sat Jan 26, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Maduro be ousted from Venezuela ?
Replies: 97
Views: 9836

Re: Will Maduro be ousted from Venezuela ?

"Spain, Germany, France and the UK have warned Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro that he must call elections within eight days - or they will officially recognise the opposition." Don't really see that will have any effect on him. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-47014322 ...

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by salttee
Sat Jan 26, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans
Replies: 669
Views: 71367

Re: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans

I don't read this thread. The first few posts a few years ago was plenty. I generally don't read your posts either. Well, if you had read some of the posts then you would have seen that Dutchy is one of the more vocal posters against Spyhunter. But why let easily verifiable facts get in the way of ...

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by salttee
Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread
Replies: 484
Views: 44423

Re: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread

The purpose of the SWAT team was to get in before he could destroy all the evidence, it was not a "grand show"; in fact it was supposed to have taken place out of the limelight. Muller has eschewed publicity from day one of his tenure. Also, bail is not intended to be a form of punishment...

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by salttee
Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans
Replies: 669
Views: 71367

Re: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans

I don't read this thread. The first few posts a few years ago was plenty. I generally don't read your posts either.

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by salttee
Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread
Replies: 484
Views: 44423

Re: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread

The purpose of the SWAT team was to get in before he could destroy all the evidence, it was not a "grand show"; in fact it was supposed to have taken place out of the limelight. Muller has eschewed publicity from day one of his tenure. Also, bail is not intended to be a form of punishment ...

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by salttee
Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans
Replies: 669
Views: 71367

Re: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans

If you don't like to read about his theories, there is one simple solution: don't read them. Nobody is forcing your hand to read this thread 8-) They are not theories Dutchy, they are bullshit. That's what you seem to like to wallow in; you always grope for the meaningless, no matter the topic. Not...

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by salttee
Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans
Replies: 669
Views: 71367

Re: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans

Will everyone please stop feeding the troll and maybe he'll go away for good. If you don't like to read about his theories, there is one simple solution: don't read them. Nobody is forcing your hand to read this thread 8-) They are not theories Dutchy, they are bullshit. That's what you seem to lik...

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by salttee
Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans
Replies: 669
Views: 71367

Re: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans

Will everyone please stop feeding the troll and maybe he'll go away for good.

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by salttee
Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump 2020 reelection chances
Replies: 318
Views: 32522

Re: Trump 2020 reelection chances

You guys should remember that the last time he lost the popular vote; he won by pure luck. The election was effectively decided by 107,000 people in three states. I believe a lot of people voted for him because they assumed he would lose but they wanted to register a protest vote to send Hillary a ...

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by salttee
Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump 2020 reelection chances
Replies: 318
Views: 32522

Re: Trump 2020 reelection chances

You guys should remember that the last time he lost the popular vote; he won by pure luck. The election was effectively decided by 107,000 people in three states. I believe a lot of people voted for him because they assumed he would lose but they wanted to register a protest vote to send Hillary a m...

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by salttee
Fri Jan 25, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump 2020 reelection chances
Replies: 318
Views: 32522

Re: Trump 2020 reelection chances

DeutchLund wrote:
His base of support hasn't wavered one bit and his approval ratings remain very high among Republicans.

That gives him about 33% of the vote on election day because no one else will vote for him. He has been a disaster and everybody knows it.

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by salttee
Fri Jan 25, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Commerce Chief "Why don't they just get loans?"
Replies: 151
Views: 6317

Re: Commerce Chief "Why don't they just get loans?"

It It joined 2 days ago.

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by salttee
Fri Jan 25, 2019 5:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: The It Girl
Replies: 253
Views: 18285

Re: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: The It Girl

Adjusting wealth to suit social norms is the very antithesis of what government should do; in trying, they would most certainly ensure greater misery for most (except, of course, for those in government). How can anyone see Libertarians as anything but chumps when virtually all of them are middle c...

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by salttee
Fri Jan 25, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: The It Girl
Replies: 253
Views: 18285

Re: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: The It Girl

sccutler wrote:
seb146 wrote:
Time has proven to us that government does very little well

That sounds much more like a libertarian (thoughtless) slogan than a fact.
Over the last 200 years or so our government has done a lot well.

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by salttee
Fri Jan 25, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Commerce Chief "Why don't they just get loans?"
Replies: 151
Views: 6317

Re: Commerce Chief "Why don't they just get loans?"

If you don't like my post maybe you should flag it and bring it to the attention of the mods.

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by salttee
Fri Jan 25, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Commerce Chief "Why don't they just get loans?"
Replies: 151
Views: 6317

Re: Commerce Chief "Why don't they just get loans?"

Wait a minute. I’m as liberal as they get. Every one of you're ten posts so far since joining this forum two days ago has taken the right wing point of view. And none of your posts have had anything to do with aviation. This site needs to go back to requiring a credit card number before an account ...

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by salttee
Fri Jan 25, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Alternative Universe... what's going on?
Replies: 19
Views: 1008

Re: Alternative Universe... what's going on?

After the fall of Vietnam and the cascade of Asian countries going communist, Australia has finally given in to the Asian political wave and declared itself in solidarity with the world communist movement. Reports are that recent capital flows out of New Zealand are huge with even children mailing t...

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by salttee
Thu Jan 24, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF Considering New Build F-15X
Replies: 731
Views: 68768

Re: USAF Considering New Build F-15X

See Aviation Week & Space Technology for the low down on this acquisition. Yes, these F-15X are meant to supplement the current air superiority short fall because: 1) They did not built enough F-22 2) They can not build enough F-35 in time to meet their force structure requirement before the F-...

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by salttee
Wed Jan 23, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kamala Harris Announces Candidacy for President
Replies: 46
Views: 2679

Re: Kamala Harris Announces Candidacy for President

Joe Biden just got caught getting $200,000 recommending a Republican candidate last election. These narcissistic, egotistic, idiotic empty suits and skirts should never have the least bit of power or access to our money and lives. But lazy people continue to be bribed with their own money. GF Got c...

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by salttee
Wed Jan 23, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MAGA-Clad Teens Harass and Mock Native American Vet
Replies: 265
Views: 13237

Re: MAGA-Clad Teens Harass and Mock Native American Vet

.Churches and politics are not a healthy mix. One can say the same about business and politics. But when politics infringes on a core value, are you saying that they should just slink away with their tail between their legs? That won't fly. It certainly doesn't with the "anti-fascists", d...

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