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by LittleSprocket
Tue Sep 01, 2020 3:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump defends Rittenhouse who killed two people.
Replies: 201
Views: 9750

Re: White House occupant defends Rittenhouse who killed two people.

https://www.aol.com/article/news/2020/08/31/trump-defends-rittenhouse-the-right-wing-kenosha-shooter-charged-with-killing-2-protesters/24606628/ There we have it folks, once again he criticizes the legal protesters and defends a Right winger who killed two other protesters. Protesters? You mean the...

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by LittleSprocket
Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political discussion of PS752 Tragedy
Replies: 114
Views: 3666

Re: Political discussion of PS752 Tragedy

The thing is he's simply surrounded himself with sycophants. He's fired anyone with a shred of decency the moment they've opposed him. We actually can do something. Call your Representative. Call your Senator. Three phone calls. Once call to your House member, two to your Senators. Tell them to all...

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by LittleSprocket
Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political discussion of PS752 Tragedy
Replies: 114
Views: 3666

Re: Political discussion of PS752 Tragedy

My take: Several other planes left that morning (10 I think), several of them late. Why did this particular plane get shot down, with zero Americans and mostly Iranians on board? Coincidence? Just the unlucky one? Being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Why did Iran do a sudden U-turn to end ho...

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by LittleSprocket
Fri Dec 13, 2019 5:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK General Election 2019
Replies: 323
Views: 11509

Re: UK General Election 2019

White supremacists seem to be winning in all Western countries. Guess the messages of Hitler and churchill resonate more now with increased migration and resultant backlash. Interesting days with extreme right administration in power in usa and UK now. European countries deserve their own identity ...

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by LittleSprocket
Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump issues pardons in war crimes cases, despite Pentagon opposition to the move
Replies: 88
Views: 3597

Re: Trump issues pardons in war crimes cases, despite Pentagon opposition to the move

I knew that I’d see this posted here. What don’t you people understand about the Presidents authority over the military as Commander in Chief? The Pentagon reports to him, not the other way around. That’s how a constitutional republic works. If you want a military dictatorship, go to Venezuela.

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by LittleSprocket
Mon Nov 18, 2019 1:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Southern states swinging Democrat(ic) in the era of Trump
Replies: 15
Views: 824

Re: Southern states swinging Democrat(ic) in the era of Trump

They were also Democratic during the age of Jim Crow and the rise of the KKK, what’s your point?

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by LittleSprocket
Mon Nov 04, 2019 5:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most Americans support higher taxes for wealthy.
Replies: 127
Views: 6044

Re: Most Americans support higher taxes for wealthy.

"They" being Republicans. Yes. Everything is the Republicans fault. :sarcastic: In this case, yes. Republicans borrowed from the solvent Social Security fund and it is nearing insolvency because of Republican borrowing. If they had just left it alone, it would be fine. But, Republicans ha...

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by LittleSprocket
Mon Nov 04, 2019 5:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most Americans support higher taxes for wealthy.
Replies: 127
Views: 6044

Re: Most Americans support higher taxes for wealthy.

76.23% of all statistics are made up on the spot. You should really be cautious when you put out that most support x, y or z without anyway to legitimately substantiate that. If you knew anything about statistics you would know that it’s easy as hell to manipulate the data to give the results that y...

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by LittleSprocket
Mon Nov 04, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Antifa-linked man gets 6 years in prison for baton attack
Replies: 50
Views: 1866

Re: Antifa-linked man gets 6 years in prison for baton attack

It’s odd how the local antifa apologists haven’t commented on this clear case of left wing violence. I could swear that they scream and holler on here that it never occurs.

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by LittleSprocket
Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most Americans support higher taxes for wealthy.
Replies: 127
Views: 6044

Re: Most Americans support higher taxes for wealthy.

https://fortune.com/2019/02/04/support-for-tax-increase-on-wealthy-americans-poll/ I would guess that this will increase as the wealth of this nation goes to fewer and fewer people. Or more and more millennials refuse to work. This remark is ignorant at best and deliberate insulting to millennials ...

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by LittleSprocket
Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Write the President's resignation speech.
Replies: 59
Views: 5484

Re: Write the President's resignation speech.

Why would he resign? Y’all don’t seem to grasp what is required to be a successful New York businessman...hurting your feelings and having an impeachment probe (something the democrats have been pushing since before he was elected) isn’t going to do it.

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by LittleSprocket
Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rep Hill Bongs and staffers.
Replies: 104
Views: 12512

Re: Rep Hill Bongs and staffers.

My how I love seeing the left fall to their own #metoo rules. For those that can’t seem to grasp this, sleeping with someone that works for you is a big no-no, whether it is in politics or private business.

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by LittleSprocket
Tue Oct 29, 2019 1:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in US raid
Replies: 85
Views: 10459

Re: Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in US raid

Those that needed to know knew, those that didn’t found out after the fact. And apparently Trump wasn't included in the "need to know" list. Best regards Thomas Yeah, because the Commander in Chief wouldn’t be involved in approving the go ahead of a high level target... what world do you ...

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by LittleSprocket
Tue Oct 29, 2019 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in US raid
Replies: 85
Views: 10459

Re: Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in US raid

You have to realize that Turkey and Russia have also been fighting ISIS along with us, the Kurds and the Iraqi military. And if you believe that, I will offer my beautiful bridge in Brooklyn to you, too: "The results have been grievous. Russia carried out its air strikes with scant regard for ...

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by LittleSprocket
Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in US raid
Replies: 85
Views: 10459

Re: Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in US raid

Apparently, some high ranking Democrats were not told about the raid, including Nancy Pelosi, third in line for the presidency https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/donald-trump/trump-left-top-democrats-dark-about-al-baghdadi-raid-n1072556 https://www.foxnews.com/politics/house-dems-angered-that-trump-t...

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by LittleSprocket
Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impeachment: for real this time?
Replies: 609
Views: 80156

Re: Trump gets his Formal Impeachment vote

You’re right, now what’s REALLY going to be funny is when the Republicans start calling witnesses and gathering testimony as well. I don’t think the Democrats have thought this through...this will bring about a LOT of unanswered questions related to the 2016 election, not just whatever they want to ...

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by LittleSprocket
Thu Oct 24, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Defending aviation against environmental extremists
Replies: 151
Views: 25411

Re: Defending aviation against environmental extremists

I prefer to just laugh at them, then ask how they got here and how many they carpooled with. Most of these folks can’t have a logical discussion on climate change, especially when it comes to previous interglacial periods where CO2 was a lot more abundant than it is today. Even better is the fact t...

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by LittleSprocket
Thu Oct 24, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Defending aviation against environmental extremists
Replies: 151
Views: 25411

Re: Defending aviation against environmental extremists

I prefer to just laugh at them, then ask how they got here and how many they carpooled with. Most of these folks can’t have a logical discussion on climate change, especially when it comes to previous interglacial periods where CO2 was a lot more abundant than it is today. Even better is the fact th...

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by LittleSprocket
Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The plot that won the White House.
Replies: 25
Views: 6382

Re: The plot that won the White House.

I agree, because a lot of them are not true conservatives, although many perhaps once were. What seems to be uniting factor is as you describe - some kind of unfocused, almost misanthropic quality. Anecdotally, I rarely see people of this type expressing any kind of joy or curiosity. There are dyed...

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by LittleSprocket
Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Palestinian refugees cry out for lack of legal status.
Replies: 24
Views: 7820

Re: Palestinian refugees cry out for lack of legal status.

Israelis was experts in terror 1945-1948. Shamir an Israeli president was part of murder UN repreentant and part of seedish royal family famous for saving jews from concentration camps. Israeli and palestinians executed raceist terror and mass murder in 1948 with the fleeing palestinians as the cur...

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by LittleSprocket
Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Closure of Spaghetti Warehouse in Dallas
Replies: 9
Views: 5579

Re: Closure of Spaghetti Warehouse in Dallas

That’s just sad! I used to go to their location out in Honolulu all the time when I lived there years ago. They had some great spaghetti. I wonder why they aren’t flourishing the way that they used to? Not the same chain. Honolulu = Old Spaghetti Factory, which is primarily a Western (CA) chain. Is...

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by LittleSprocket
Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Closure of Spaghetti Warehouse in Dallas
Replies: 9
Views: 5579

Re: Closure of Spaghetti Warehouse in Dallas

That’s just sad! I used to go to their location out in Honolulu all the time when I lived there years ago. They had some great spaghetti. I wonder why they aren’t flourishing the way that they used to?

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by LittleSprocket
Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: State Department probe of Clinton emails finds no deliberate mishandling of classified information
Replies: 53
Views: 12564

Re: State Department probe of Clinton emails finds no deliberate mishandling of classified information

The funny thing about mishandling classified information is that it doesn’t have to be deliberate to be prosecuted for it. If I did any of what was done while Hillary ran the State Department I’d be busting rocks in Leavenworth for the rest of my life.

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by LittleSprocket
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Department of Justice investigation into Boeing and FAA prior to ET302
Replies: 20
Views: 5596

Re: Department of Justice investigation into Boeing and FAA prior to ET302

This could really be the beginning of the end for the MAX IMO. That could be a good thing to be completely honest. There shouldn’t be a need to have software maintain your aircraft being level. Anyone that’s dealt with programming knows that bugs come out of nowhere and a lot of times they are cata...

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by LittleSprocket
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Media: Hillary Clinton thinks Russia will back Tulsi Gabbard to help Trump stay in power
Replies: 62
Views: 12936

Media: Hillary Clinton thinks Russia will back Tulsi Gabbard to help Trump stay in power

Oh this is good, Hillary Clinton is claiming that Tulsi Gabbard is now the favorite of the Russians in the next election. It’s funny to me that the only one that is somewhat likeable on the Democratic ticket is now being attacked by HRC for being a Russian asset, especially since Bill got paid $500k...

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by LittleSprocket
Wed Oct 16, 2019 4:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impeachment: for real this time?
Replies: 609
Views: 80156

Re: Impeachment: for real this time?

Looks like the Democratic wet dream has been put to rest as per Nancy Pelosi... they must have realized they had no evidence whatsoever of a crime being committed. If there had been evidence, they would have voted on it and made the evidence public instead of hiding behind closed doors. https://www...

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by LittleSprocket
Wed Oct 16, 2019 2:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo quotes racial slur on live radio broadcast
Replies: 26
Views: 4365

Re: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo drops racial slur on live radio broadcast

NIKV69 wrote:
Oh boy Andrew! Facepalm


It’s okay, he is a Democrat so there is nothing to see here.

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by LittleSprocket
Wed Oct 16, 2019 2:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo quotes racial slur on live radio broadcast
Replies: 26
Views: 4365

Re: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo drops racial slur on live radio broadcast

He was quoting someone. Certain Trump supporters are starting to sound like a new branch of SJWs who have expanded the cause to the right. Nowhere did he quote anyone...either it’s okay to say the word or it isn’t. Make up y’alls mind on what’s offensive! None of this well, it’s our guy so it’s oka...

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by LittleSprocket
Wed Oct 16, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impeachment: for real this time?
Replies: 609
Views: 80156

Re: Impeachment: for real this time?

Looks like the Democratic wet dream has been put to rest as per Nancy Pelosi... they must have realized they had no evidence whatsoever of a crime being committed. If there had been evidence, they would have voted on it and made the evidence public instead of hiding behind closed doors. https://www....

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by LittleSprocket
Wed Oct 16, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo quotes racial slur on live radio broadcast
Replies: 26
Views: 4365

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo quotes racial slur on live radio broadcast

It’s odd that the usual folks that point to President Trumps unsubstantiated racism claims haven’t mentioned this instance of legit racism... this isn’t a double standard by the local SJW’s again is it? What’s really hilarious about this article is the inherit racism in the following quote: “ That w...

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by LittleSprocket
Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Senate Intel Report: Russian Operatives Drank Champagne, Said They 'Made America Great' After Trump Win
Replies: 23
Views: 3606

Re: Senate Intel Report: Russian Operatives Drank Champagne, Said They 'Made America Great' After Trump Win

[b]Russian Operatives Drank Champagne, Far different that Hillary's suite on election night as she melted down, freaked out, smashed glass and shouted at everyone then couldn't come out and face her voters to give a concession speech. I bet there wasn't much champagne in that room. :champagne: Chee...

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by LittleSprocket
Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Senate Intel Report: Russian Operatives Drank Champagne, Said They 'Made America Great' After Trump Win
Replies: 23
Views: 3606

Re: Senate Intel Report: Russian Operatives Drank Champagne, Said They 'Made America Great' After Trump Win

Lol, this has got to be some of the funniest shit that I’ve seen! You are literally stating that ads on Facebook are what influenced the election of Donald Trump and NOT the fact that Hillary was despised throughout Middle America. Trump won over 2600 counties whereas Hillary won less than 500... Th...

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by LittleSprocket
Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Republic pilot punches female co-worker
Replies: 51
Views: 11300

Re: Republic pilot punches female co-worker

Don’t want to get hit, don’t go around hitting others. Glad that they were both canned!

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by LittleSprocket
Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If Trump loses in 2020, will there be violence?
Replies: 153
Views: 27169

Re: If Trump loses in 2020, will there be violence?

Interesting, because once the baby has been born, the GOP doesn't seem to give a damn about it. Also, another question for you: why do you think the highest teenage pregnancies are in red states? https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/pressroom/sosmap/teen-births/teenbirths.htm No, you got that backwards. It was...

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by LittleSprocket
Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If Trump loses in 2020, will there be violence?
Replies: 153
Views: 27169

Re: If Trump loses in 2020, will there be violence?

Violence, do you people mean like how the guy in a red MAGA hat was assaulted the other day? The only ones that have been committing political violence aren’t on the right... it’s people that can’t comprehend why their chosen one lost the election and are unable to deal with it. You can come on here...

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by LittleSprocket
Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MAGA Socialite Charged With Scamming the Elderly
Replies: 4
Views: 1412

Re: MAGA Socialite Charged With Scamming the Elderly

The Strange Saga of Karyn Turk, Palm Beach MAGA Socialite Charged With Scamming the Elderly https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-strange-saga-of-karyn-turk-palm-beach-maga-socialite-charged-with-scamming-the-elderly?ref=home Last week, a crowd of several dozen filed into Bull Bar, a divey pub in Delra...

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by LittleSprocket
Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Man Flies from Norway for Surprise Visit..Accidentally Shot and Killed by Father-in-Law
Replies: 32
Views: 3649

Re: Man Flies from Norway for Surprise Visit..Accidentally Shot and Killed by Father-in-Law

So what they're saying is, it's OK to shoot someone dead to finish an argument in Florida and if you get the wrong 'man', it matters even less. But guns don't kill people, utter muppets :roll: I’ve never seen a gun kill someone without being acted upon... they also never stated that it was okay to ...

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by LittleSprocket
Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Man Flies from Norway for Surprise Visit..Accidentally Shot and Killed by Father-in-Law
Replies: 32
Views: 3649

Re: Man Flies from Norway for Surprise Visit..Accidentally Shot and Killed by Father-in-Law

Well...that’s what happens when you bang on someone’s door at 11:30pm and then jump out of the bushes... sometimes a little common sense will go a long way.

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by LittleSprocket
Thu Oct 03, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Charitable donations: Real impact or scam?
Replies: 18
Views: 1906

Re: Charitable donations: Real impact or scam?

I wouldn’t say all charities are scams but I’d definitely be weary of any that actively seek out your money, whether it’s at the grocery store or through social media. I personally donate to the local children’s hospital as well as to St. Jude’s. I know that what I’m donating to is going to a good ...

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by LittleSprocket
Thu Oct 03, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Charitable donations: Real impact or scam?
Replies: 18
Views: 1906

Re: Charitable donations: Real impact or scam?

I wouldn’t say all charities are scams but I’d definitely be weary of any that actively seek out your money, whether it’s at the grocery store or through social media. I personally donate to the local children’s hospital as well as to St. Jude’s. I know that what I’m donating to is going to a good c...

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by LittleSprocket
Thu Oct 03, 2019 1:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impeachment: for real this time?
Replies: 609
Views: 80156

Re: Impeachment: for real this time?

Now my turn. Do you believe it's acceptable for a sitting Vice President to engage in a quid pro quo for a personal reason? Do you believe it's acceptable to fail to investigate that known potential act? It would not be acceptable - and, in the case you are trying to make, it never happened. Claimi...

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by LittleSprocket
Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bernie Sanders to postpone all campaigning following heart scare.
Replies: 11
Views: 1468

Re: Bernie Sanders to postpone all campaigning following heart scare.

I don’t like the guy but let’s hope for a quick recovery. Does anyone know how long a heart stent will keep you bed ridden? With the new collagen plugs that they use now for access to the artery, the recovery is pretty much 24 hours. My father had a stent and was back riding his motorcycle the seco...

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by LittleSprocket
Wed Oct 02, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bernie Sanders to postpone all campaigning following heart scare.
Replies: 11
Views: 1468

Bernie Sanders to postpone all campaigning following heart scare.

It looks like Bernie had to get two stents put in for a clogged artery that reared it’s ugly head during a recent campaign event. I don’t like the guy but let’s hope for a quick recovery. Does anyone know how long a heart stent will keep you bed ridden? https://apnews.com/eab21e66d7734867b8620fe9efa...

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by LittleSprocket
Wed Oct 02, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Robocalls
Replies: 34
Views: 3191

Re: Robocalls

I used to get all sorts of spam calls but to be honest I haven’t received an unsolicited call in nearly 2 months. I think there is action being done by the telecom companies to reduce this call volume. T-Mobile for instance is working on a way to license phone numbers with encrypted keys (only avail...

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by LittleSprocket
Tue Oct 01, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Colt ending production of the AR-15
Replies: 134
Views: 9822

Re: Colt ending production of the AR-15

Do you understand that the 2nd amendment is not about deer hunting but to keep a tyrannical government in check? I don’t care what it was designed for or whom...if it is the best self defense rifle out there I want it. An AR15 is great for fending off packs of wild dogs, coyotes, hogs, bobcats and ...

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by LittleSprocket
Tue Oct 01, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Colt ending production of the AR-15
Replies: 134
Views: 9822

Re: Colt ending production of the AR-15

The second ammendment is about having a well regulated militia in the absence of a standing army. You no longer require a militia as this has been superseded by standing military forces. Any militia that supposedly exists today isn't well regulated. The rights of the people to bear arms as part of ...

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by LittleSprocket
Tue Oct 01, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Colt ending production of the AR-15
Replies: 134
Views: 9822

Re: Colt ending production of the AR-15

Do you understand that the 2nd amendment is not about deer hunting but to keep a tyrannical government in check? Oh? Who are you going to murder (assassinate) first from that "tyranical government"? Policemen? Military servicemembers? Government officials? How do you propose you are going...

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by LittleSprocket
Sat Sep 28, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump and Nobel Prize
Replies: 64
Views: 5737

Re: Trump and Nobel Prize

To be honest, the Nobel Peace Prize has become an outdate and worthless mechanism for honoring those that have contributed the most towards world peace. That is what happens when you award it to someone that had done nothing besides being elected president. Can anyone tell me what the drone-striker ...

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by LittleSprocket
Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: More Kavanaugh Allegations
Replies: 94
Views: 7420

Re: More Kavanaugh Allegations

Thank God they could foresee a future where there would be tyranny of the Majority if left unchecked. So we're left with the tyranny of the Minority running amok? Brilliant indeed! :sarcastic: There is no such thing as tyranny of the minority. Everyone gets a voice in this country, not just the lef...

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by LittleSprocket
Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: More Kavanaugh Allegations
Replies: 94
Views: 7420

Re: More Kavanaugh Allegations

Not to derail the thread much more but: How many have the anti fascists murdered in the name of their leader? Who is their leader, anyway? We already know who inspires right wing domestic terrorists who have actually murdered people in his name. The Dayton Shooter had mental health and family issue...

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