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by Tugger
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dow breaks 27,000 for the first time ever
Replies: 18
Views: 988

Re: Dow breaks 27,000 for the first time ever

Here is why Trump gets credit for the stock market. The left long ago decided that he would take sole credit for a decline in the stock market. How soon we forget that Paul Krugman told us that Trump’s election would result in a global recession with no end in sight. (Here: https://www.nytimes.com/...

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by Tugger
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?
Replies: 68
Views: 1808

Re: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?

Trump supporters care less about feelings and more about what is actually going on around us. They can disagree with his words, his mannerisms, how he behaves publicly. None of that matters. What matters are results. As long as the economy keeps humming he gets re-elected. While I agree that Trump ...

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by Tugger
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?
Replies: 68
Views: 1808

Re: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?

GOP is happy to stand behind a winner, maybe not everyone’s first choice when it comes to politically correct speech, but clearly will win over dem line up unless a candidate emerges from the sidelines who will appeal to a wider base That is as weak a stance as I have ever heard from the Republican...

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by Tugger
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 60
Views: 2474

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

I am not saying that as a fact, just that it is a possibility. You can refer to the thread we had about "honey/sweetie" for that. But again, this person was exonerated. It is not a possibility, or at least it is no more a possibility than it is that the person making the accusation was in...

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by Tugger
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 60
Views: 2474

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

There is training , and all managers and employees at my company must go through it. To completely remove yourself from a one on one situation because of ignorance on how to properly handle the situation is a problem for the interns that might need to understand more about a problem they are workin...

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by Tugger
Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 60
Views: 2474

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

You are more likely to be in a car accident than get accused of harassment. Do you still drive? Yes, and I'm always mindful that accidents can happen. What has that got to do with the question? Everything . You don't take yourself out of the possibility of a situation just because you are scared of...

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by Tugger
Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 60
Views: 2474

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

MaverickM11 wrote:
[ am not a 'snowflake man baby' that needs to make the other 98% of legitimate accusations about me,

Wait....how many legitimate accusations are there against your? That 98% of accusations about you are true is pretty bad.

Tugg

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by Tugger
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TN gov declares day honoring Confederate general and early KKK leader
Replies: 19
Views: 1112

Re: TN gov declares day honoring Confederate general and early KKK leader

I don't understand the article. It says it was signed into law in 1971 that the governor must proclaim July 13 as Nathan Forrest Day and a state holiday. It sounds like it's nothing new, unless the law said wait until 2019, which wouldn't make sense. And if it was a Demorcrat Governor that decided ...

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by Tugger
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Debt ceiling: lather, rinse, repeat
Replies: 15
Views: 1002

Re: Debt ceiling: lather, rinse, repeat

Dieuwer wrote:
AFAIK, not one sane and progressive European country has a "debt ceiling".

Are there debt/budget rules written into law, into their constitutions?

Tugg

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by Tugger
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Protesters Remove U.S. Flag, Replace It With Mexican Flag In Colorado
Replies: 17
Views: 1269

Re: Protesters Remove U.S. Flag, Replace It With Mexican Flag In Colorado

mham001 wrote:
Aaron747 wrote:
A local employer here was recently sentenced to 8 years.

What is this supposed to be referencing? Link?

Tugg

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by Tugger
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 60
Views: 2474

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

As a manager in a company there is a reason why all offices now have windows to the office. Occupants are visible to the rest of the office. I keep the blinds open during any meeting with any other person. I am not afraid of false accusations but being intelligent about situations with others is the...

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by Tugger
Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Residing in Mexico and "living" in the US
Replies: 14
Views: 977

Re: Residing in Mexico and "living" in the US

There are between 20,000 and 30,000 retirees living in Baja, from TJ to Ensenada. And that's just retirees. There are thousands more US citizens that live there and commute to work in the San Diego region. It is safe for the most part but it is not the same of course as living in the USA. And being ...

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by Tugger
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines To Introduce Free WiFi
Replies: 50
Views: 7395

Re: Rumor: American Airlines To Introduce Free WiFi

The whole thing has been doing it for a good cost and at a reasonable speed that won't piss off customers. People act like it's a "should have happened long ago!" thing. But high speed, reliable, cost effective in-air internet has only just become viable these past few years (at best). Tex...

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by Tugger
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
Replies: 189
Views: 13464

Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

and I’ll let you eat your Burger King Whoppers or whatever it is you consume that makes you wear 36” waist pants and/or Size 10+ dresses. Don't worry, I'll market a line of nicotine additive burgers and hot dogs and you'll be right there with 36"+ waist pants. It is an addiction. So easy to do...

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by Tugger
Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Question for Every Floridian
Replies: 5
Views: 858

Re: Question for Every Floridian

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
If anyone has a lot of money or political power, they can get off easy or make the law go away. Just as Epstein, Clinton, Prince Andrew.

NM has the easy laws which is why Epstein set up residence there.

You forgot several others. Why the careful limited names?

Tugg

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by Tugger
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2019 Tour de France
Replies: 21
Views: 1417

Re: 2019 Tour de France

Dutchy wrote:
Too bad two front runners couldn't be in this edition.

Why couldn't they participate?

Tugg

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by Tugger
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Disappearances in American National Parks
Replies: 27
Views: 1819

Re: Disappearances in American National Parks

DeltaWings wrote:
every year 750'000 people are missing in the USA alone (official stats),

Link?

Tugg

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by Tugger
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dow breaks 27,000 for the first time ever
Replies: 18
Views: 988

Re: Dow breaks 27,000 for the first time ever

Reasonable people agree, the left believes that every piece of economic data is bad and only when a liberal is back in office will any economic news be good again. My 401k and investments are doing quite well, glad to be in it during this time period, ups and downs will occur though, and once again...

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by Tugger
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dow breaks 27,000 for the first time ever
Replies: 18
Views: 988

Re: Dow breaks 27,000 for the first time ever

And what is the national debt? And why is it growing when we are making more money than ever? When we have an economy that is stronger than ever? Based on that there is no reason at all for their to be increasing debt. If someone wants to take credit for an economy they MUST take credit for the spen...

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by Tugger
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Only a matter of time...Trump turns on Fox News
Replies: 40
Views: 3569

Re: Only a matter of time...Trump turns on Fox News

Considering the level of negative coverage on the economy across most networks and given the fact that the economy is literally doing better right now than ever before, that's a pretty rich statement. Not this again. First the silly notion any POTUS ‘controls’ the economy. Second, by what measure -...

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by Tugger
Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex
Replies: 93
Views: 4460

Re: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex

https://www.google.com/search?q=%E2%80% ... tion+-roht

Tugg
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DL717 wrote:
Never heard of a child calendar girl contestant. Must have missed something.

Who knew? Apparently it is a "thing", a fairly common thing. From high schools to HT swimsuit contests.
https://www.google.com/search?q=%E2%80% ... tion+-roht

Tugg

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by Tugger
Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Workplace etiquette: nicknames
Replies: 62
Views: 3010

Re: Workplace etiquette: nicknames

It could be that you went to the same college as someone else in your cube area, and the person next to them wonders why you invited that person to an afterwork outing to watch your college team play football, but didn't invite them. Interesting, in my part of the world being able to figure out com...

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by Tugger
Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida HS Principal Removed for Holocaust Denial
Replies: 16
Views: 1418

Re: Florida HS Principal Removed for Holocaust Denial

We do? Removing murals, not allowing symbols from early US history to be acceptable today, etc. Tugg They are, indeed, unacceptable. Symbols of racism have been removed in this country when said symbols (mainly statues) honor and celebrate those who perpetuated slavery and white supremacy. This isn...

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by Tugger
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida HS Principal Removed for Holocaust Denial
Replies: 16
Views: 1418

Re: Florida HS Principal Removed for Holocaust Denial

MaverickM11 wrote:
Aaron747 wrote:
So we have the far left trying to cover up offensive history

We do?

Removing murals, not allowing symbols from early US history to be acceptable today, etc.

Tugg

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by Tugger
Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump supports Netherlands World Cup
Replies: 40
Views: 2430

Re: Trump supports Netherlands World Cup

Textbook example of manipulation of low information voters. She is only doing what the mainstream media (translation : Democrat party) do every single day. Love how blind you are and take zero responsibility for all the misinformation that is now presented. I suspect you do not know how mainstream ...

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by Tugger
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex
Replies: 93
Views: 4460

Re: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex

frmrCapCadet wrote:
drugging and then engaging in sexual acts.

Doesn't this describe a decent chunk the the late 60's and early 70's?

Not excusing anything, but there was an awful (correct word too) lot of stuff going on that should not have. Even driving drunk was looked at sideways and not as it is today.

Tugg

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by Tugger
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California rocked again...
Replies: 35
Views: 1846

Re: California rocked again...

The big one will not be about the earthquake itself, all hell will break loose once the infrastructure is severed and upto 20 million people start getting hungry or thirsty. You have to laugh when they say several hundred buildings will fall, not to mention thousands if not tens of thousands of hou...

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by Tugger
Mon Jul 08, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump supports Netherlands World Cup
Replies: 40
Views: 2430

Re: Trump supports Netherlands World Cup

Lame. That said, I love how every time she tweets in protest to grab attention she tags it with her clothing line, what a joke. :roll: https://mobile.twitter.com/mpinoe?lang=en Textbook example of manipulation of low information voters. She is only doing what the mainstream media (translation : Dem...

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by Tugger
Mon Jul 08, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump supports Netherlands World Cup
Replies: 40
Views: 2430

Re: Trump supports Netherlands World Cup

Lame. That said, I love how every time she tweets in protest to grab attention she tags it with her clothing line, what a joke. :roll: https://mobile.twitter.com/mpinoe?lang=en Yes she is clearly one of the most despicable human beings I have ever seen. I will never root against my country but she ...

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by Tugger
Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump supports Netherlands World Cup
Replies: 40
Views: 2430

Re: Trump supports Netherlands World Cup

Magog wrote:
It didn’t interest me. A moderately capable men’s university team could beat them.

No, completely wrong. The women would trounce any such team.

But then you did state you have little intelligence on the matter soo....

Tugg

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by Tugger
Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump supports Netherlands World Cup
Replies: 40
Views: 2430

Re: Trump supports Netherlands World Cup

Normally I'm not big on soccer but World Cup is a whole other level and gets me engaged and interested.

Way to go US ladies! Congrats on the win!

Tugg

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by Tugger
Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California rocked again...
Replies: 35
Views: 1846

Re: California rocked again...

I'm curious to hear about Mt Whitney and if it last or gained some height.

Tugg

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by Tugger
Sat Jul 06, 2019 3:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump supports Netherlands World Cup
Replies: 40
Views: 2430

Re: Trump supports Netherlands World Cup

Lame. That said, I love how every time she tweets in protest to grab attention she tags it with her clothing line, what a joke. :roll: https://mobile.twitter.com/mpinoe?lang=en To be honest though it was trump that decided to dig in first. She did not say what she said to gig him, it was part of a ...

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by Tugger
Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump supports Netherlands World Cup
Replies: 40
Views: 2430

Re: Trump supports Netherlands World Cup

TRUMP SUPPORTS NETHERLANDS World Cup 2019 | United States of Europe. With the continuing feud between USA Captain Megan Rapinoe and Donald Trump, the President voices his support for the Netherlands in World Cup 2019. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHUslJcB3-8 So will the women football team win t...

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by Tugger
Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any e-bike owners or users?
Replies: 32
Views: 1983

Re: Any e-bike owners or users?

Redd wrote:
[and there is no such thing as a cycler ;)

I know. :wave:

Tugg

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by Tugger
Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any e-bike owners or users?
Replies: 32
Views: 1983

Re: Any e-bike owners or users?

When I was in Copenhagen I asked why anyone would need gears with all that level territory. Answer: Wind. Of course, wind produces the equivalent of hills - both down hill and up! Yes, sort of, in a way. But looking at the wind for there, it is only about 4mph on average more than my area. https://...

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by Tugger
Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any e-bike owners or users?
Replies: 32
Views: 1983

Re: Any e-bike owners or users?

I don't know how it where you live, but even in Copenhagen if you ask people why they cycle to work, keeping fit will be in EVERYBODY's top three reasons. I'm sure it's the same where you live as well. My god, your arrogance is stupefying. Copenhagen cycling is "fitness"? That city is pra...

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by Tugger
Fri Jul 05, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lee Iacocca, Dead at 94
Replies: 7
Views: 1080

Re: Lee Iacocca, Dead at 94

This is what he did. The K-car. I wouldn't be proud of that. https://i.imgur.com/oIY7X1v.jpg When was this taken? And it is still running? If it is that is actually pretty damned impressive. Absolutely NOT a great car but it was a great concept and vitally important. And Iacocca is the guy that bro...

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by Tugger
Fri Jul 05, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Workplace etiquette: nicknames
Replies: 62
Views: 3010

Re: Workplace etiquette: nicknames

Offence is taken, not given. I totally agree with the offence taken and not given piece. The reality is this. As the above first posters note, "Offense in taken" so we don't get to choose who is offended by whatever is said, so though another poster seems to want to make this political (i...

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by Tugger
Wed Jul 03, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Workplace etiquette: nicknames
Replies: 62
Views: 3010

Re: Workplace etiquette: nicknames

You talk about gender based nicknames but what would be the nickname for a man ? "Son" or "sonny" was a common one. "Son, let me tell you what you need to know...." Or sometimes "boy", as in: "Boy, you don't know what you are talkin' about!" Of cour...

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by Tugger
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Workplace etiquette: nicknames
Replies: 62
Views: 3010

Re: Workplace etiquette: nicknames

So to address the question, honey or sweetheart are not traditionally professional names, but amongst friends in private they can be teases or good nature. However slang in general is what causes many issues amongst coworkers that i have seen, so it should be avoided. If you don't know someones nam...

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by Tugger
Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Harris-Biden Controversy: Not the reaction you’d expect
Replies: 42
Views: 1653

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

Single payer healthcare is fine in other countries, and supported by left and right-wing governments alike. Meanwhile in the US people die because they can't afford insulin. The problem is that the politicians do not want to charge the people using it what it costs. Interestingly, those other count...

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by Tugger
Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7777

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

The U.S. demonstrates its power by the mere fact that the world knows we have the baddest, most sophisticated and lethal weapons on the planet. We never have to flaunt them to show them off and basically have a proverbial d/(& measuring contest. We just sit back and rest assured the world knows...

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by Tugger
Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Harris-Biden Controversy: Not the reaction you’d expect
Replies: 42
Views: 1653

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

It may be more orchestrated that that.... I think a great election ticket combination could be Biden-Harris. It primes Harris for the top seat and gives the rest of current voters the "experience" etc. they seem to want at the moment. Of course for that to happen Harris would have to recon...

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by Tugger
Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5054

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

So is this a... (pardon the pun) a "done deal"? Everything has been signed and approved and is in place? Or is there still a formal legislative process needed to finally accept and implement it?

Just curious.
Tugg

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by Tugger
Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sanders's plan to eliminate school debt
Replies: 42
Views: 2063

Re: Sanders's plan to eliminate school debt

We got to our earning potential through certain level of stress, long hours at work, a lot of education. Nobody in the "society" gave us any of that. Yes they did. Absolutely you were GIVEN the opportunity and the tools and the systems to be able to educate yourself. If you are not able t...

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by Tugger
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida woman charged after giving husband's guns to police
Replies: 57
Views: 3663

Re: I know it's Florida, but still

In simplest terms the baby was a bystander, and even when defending your self you can responsible for killing a bystander and not the aggressor. That would and should apply here. Who said that? A quick search says that notion is not legally correct. Risk To Innocent Bystanders I f a defender, who i...

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by Tugger
Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida woman charged after giving husband's guns to police
Replies: 57
Views: 3663

Re: I know it's Florida, but still

no it isn't, in fact it is consistent with laws in many or most or maybe all of the states that count the murder of a pregnant woman as two counts of murder - even in gungho, abort all babies-on-a-whim states. Alabama too. One of those questions abortion rights people have no answer. So which is it...

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by Tugger
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America The Bully?
Replies: 45
Views: 2599

Re: America The Bully?

The American ambassador to Germany has according the the Washington Post has told Germany it can either trade with the US or trade with Iran. This of course says that only America has sovereignty. Well, the USA has the right to limit who it trades with. All nations have that right. However it does ...

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