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by PixelPilot
Tue Sep 21, 2021 8:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal
Replies: 274
Views: 14472

Re: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal

I think the west is actually being very succesfully played by China. By far the bulk of China's increasing power comes from conventional means. Investment in key industries, and infrastructure in the West, such as the farms, mines, tourist accomodation and ports in Australia, and elsewhere in the w...

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by PixelPilot
Tue Sep 21, 2021 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Dimmable Windows will be standard from next Year
Replies: 101
Views: 16072

Re: A350 Dimmable Windows will be standard from next Year

I love them by design but hate the fact sometimes I'm forced to look through a completely dimmed glass when flying.
I paid for a window seat to be able to see through it.
Somebody that wants to sleep can put a mask on (already can hear the dumb argument).

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by PixelPilot
Tue Sep 21, 2021 7:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: San Fran mayor violates her own mask mandate.
Replies: 44
Views: 1448

Re: San Fran mayor violates her own mask mandate.

Things like this are why so many people are getting fed up and with our politicians. Masks for thee, but not for me. https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2021/09/20/san-francisco-mayor-london-breed-maskless-keilar-roll-the-tape-newday-vpx.cnn Hypocrisy or not, everyone should be following mask and v...

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by PixelPilot
Tue Sep 21, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: San Fran mayor violates her own mask mandate.
Replies: 44
Views: 1448

Re: San Fran mayor violates her own mask mandate.

Maybe I did, maybe I didn't. Maybe I actually read about what did occur and can use my own judgement without being told how to think. My suggestion, next time if such an opportunity occurs, SEE it yourself instead of believing what somebody else is TELLING YOU to believe. Did she get arrested or as...

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by PixelPilot
Tue Sep 21, 2021 7:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: San Fran mayor violates her own mask mandate.
Replies: 44
Views: 1448

Re: San Fran mayor violates her own mask mandate.

Cause what? I looked at the pic Drink on table. The fact that this thread exists is just to drum up Karen behavior. So you didn't watch the video cause you "looked at a pic". Gotcha. Maybe I did, maybe I didn't. Maybe I actually read about what did occur and can use my own judgement witho...

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by PixelPilot
Tue Sep 21, 2021 6:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: San Fran mayor violates her own mask mandate.
Replies: 44
Views: 1448

Re: San Fran mayor violates her own mask mandate.

She had a drink on the table. So who cares? There are exemptions at food and drink locations. Lol did you watch the video? Nah you didn't. Had to jump in defence just cause right? Cause what? I looked at the pic Drink on table. The fact that this thread exists is just to drum up Karen behavior. So ...

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by PixelPilot
Tue Sep 21, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: San Fran mayor violates her own mask mandate.
Replies: 44
Views: 1448

Re: San Fran mayor violates her own mask mandate.

casinterest wrote:
She had a drink on the table. So who cares? There are exemptions at food and drink locations.


Lol did you watch the video?
Nah you didn't. Had to jump in defence just cause right?

People should really start holding other people accountable for their actions. It would benefit us all.

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by PixelPilot
Tue Sep 21, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Putin now clearly in the minority
Replies: 38
Views: 2193

Re: Putin now clearly in the minority

It has been all over the place the last several years amongst some pols and TV pundits: https://amp.theatlantic.com/amp/article/603433/ https://observer.com/2018/04/report-says-fox-news-allows-putin-regime-to-edit-content-in-latvia/amp/ https://amp.theguardian.com/media/2019/dec/03/tucker-carlson-p...

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by PixelPilot
Tue Sep 21, 2021 1:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Putin now clearly in the minority
Replies: 38
Views: 2193

Re: Putin now clearly in the minority

Certain right wing figures here in the US praise him on the regular - I would have called anyone crazy 10-15 years ago if they told me that would come to pass. Right-wingers praise him (though I actually didn't see it anywhere. Can you post a link?) and liberals behave like communists. It has been ...

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by PixelPilot
Mon Sep 20, 2021 6:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Putin now clearly in the minority
Replies: 38
Views: 2193

Re: Putin now clearly in the minority

The pretense is long gone. Is it? I read on some forums where some western people are more than happy to defend the Putin regime as legitimate and point to the elections, quite naively of course. But there you go, fake elections work with some. Certain right wing figures here in the US praise him o...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 17, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 182
Views: 7522

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

I'm on the same boat but I'm pretty sure nothing will change. 2 party system is perfect to keep people focused on themselves instead of the ruler class and the stuff they actually do. The people in power will never change the system that puts them in power in the first place. It is completely logic...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 17, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 182
Views: 7522

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

US is a republic OR represented democracy which is not a truly democratic system. By design. Do I need to quote Winston Churchill? The key thing I am not a fan of in current US politics is the "winner takes all" design which does not allow for "middle ground" and so forces voter...

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by PixelPilot
Thu Sep 16, 2021 9:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 182
Views: 7522

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

There is a constitution, there are elections, its supposed to be a civilian controlled goverment. Even if we hate the guy in command, we can't just go over the system that has kept in check this Republic for a long time. That's the difference between the US and any other nation, it has been the lon...

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by PixelPilot
Thu Sep 16, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 182
Views: 7522

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

Everyone agrees on that , but that’s not exactly relevant here in the overall discussion. Nobody was attempting to act as second POTUS. You are wrong on this one and you know it. ?? If you can show me where anyone here has suggested we have more than one executive I’ll gladly stand corrected. I nev...

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by PixelPilot
Thu Sep 16, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 182
Views: 7522

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

I don’t know. I think the framers and the guy who wrote the 25th in the 1960s probably assumed the Cabinet and VP would always be in agreement when this kind of issue came up. This particular situation is hard to game out because everyone is 2 weeks away from needing a new job and have legacy/agend...

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by PixelPilot
Thu Sep 16, 2021 6:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 182
Views: 7522

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

Question: does the 25th need a 5th section or addendum to Section 4 to cover this scenario? What should be done next time if key Cabinet members with massive responsibilities are concerned about POTUS but VP will not invoke Section 4? What if lives are at stake? This is a great question, considerin...

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by PixelPilot
Thu Sep 16, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 182
Views: 7522

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

This situation doesn't happen without Trump resisting the peaceful transfer of power. So no, it wouldn't happen to just any president. BINGO! There seems to be an intentional effort to disconnect what happened from the broader events. This happened within the context of a sitting President resistin...

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by PixelPilot
Thu Sep 16, 2021 5:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 182
Views: 7522

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

If you have few minutes of your life this is super worth watching. I think this guys words are absolutely spot on about what is going on in many western nations right now. Sure the source also evolved but man it hits hard if you are able to spot it. The reason I posted this in this thread is that a...

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by PixelPilot
Thu Sep 16, 2021 5:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 182
Views: 7522

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

If you have few minutes of your life this is super worth watching. I think this guys words are absolutely spot on about what is going on in many western nations right now. Sure the source also evolved but man it hits hard if you are able to spot it. The reason I posted this in this thread is that ag...

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by PixelPilot
Tue Sep 14, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7131

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

Good job leading (in many cases) the nation I guess. And you lack water. I wonder what it will take for people to wake up over there. https://www.usich.gov/homelessness-statistics/ca/ https://taxfoundation.org/publications/state-individual-income-tax-rates-and-brackets/ https://www.statista.com/sta...

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by PixelPilot
Tue Sep 14, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7131

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

Water issues in California are not new and they are not a "liberal" thing, either. This has been going on for years and years and years. California voters are not "one issue" voters. Yes, they want to see fixes to the water problems as well as fixes to the fire dangers as well a...

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by PixelPilot
Tue Sep 14, 2021 6:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7131

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

Good job leading (in many cases) the nation I guess. And you lack water. I wonder what it will take for people to wake up over there. Water issues in California are not new and they are not a "liberal" thing, either. This has been going on for years and years and years. California voters ...

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by PixelPilot
Tue Sep 14, 2021 6:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7131

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

Good job leading (in many cases) the nation I guess. And you lack water. I wonder what it will take for people to wake up over there. https://www.usich.gov/homelessness-statistics/ca/ https://taxfoundation.org/publications/state-individual-income-tax-rates-and-brackets/ https://www.statista.com/stat...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 10, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7131

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

Already been done upthread. You ignored it then and gaslighted on to your communism argument. it isn't a left vs right thing. It is the less than average intelligent members of society costing all society with their actions . Vaccinations and Mask wearing being examples we are seeing right now. You...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 10, 2021 7:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My "Solution" To The California Drought
Replies: 76
Views: 3370

Re: My "Solution" To The California Drought

You can't tell people to lower electricity usage and advocate for electric cars at the same time.
I really wanna see California (or any other state for that matter) keeping all those teslas running when people really jump the ship. (I'll leave the subject of battery discarding to another topic ;) )

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 10, 2021 7:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My business partner is buying me out and I'm lost
Replies: 9
Views: 1690

Re: My business partner is buying me out and I'm lost

Make sure you keep every phone number you ever dialed. If you built relationships with people and they were happy then you bet they will do business with you again. The only thing I would avoid is to badmouth the business you are leaving. Make it a case that you can do more instead of i left cause i...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 10, 2021 7:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 350
Views: 18073

Re: Texas abortion law

No one is born with any guarantee of a happy and successful life. No one. We all know this if we are adults, we all have dealt with issues. People born into wealth might also live bad lives, probably worse than those born in poverty. Money isn't everything. Like I said, if you think you can't provi...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 10, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 350
Views: 18073

Re: Texas abortion law

So we have shifted into "we must have this law because morality" but not everyone lives by the same moral code. This is forcing everyone to live by one small group's moral code. It seems to me that code is: love and protect the fetus, hate and throw away the child. People are willing to f...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 10, 2021 6:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 350
Views: 18073

Re: Texas abortion law

No one is born with any guarantee of a happy and successful life. No one. We all know this if we are adults, we all have dealt with issues. People born into wealth might also live bad lives, probably worse than those born in poverty. Money isn't everything. Like I said, if you think you can't provi...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 10, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7131

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

You do believe in absolutes. You believe people should do what they want without respect for what affect it has on the society. I am not showing zero remorse for other people. I recognize their imperfections and the effects it has on society. You conflate communism and socialism with the social con...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 10, 2021 6:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7131

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

You do believe in absolutes. You believe people should do what they want without respect for what affect it has on the society. I am not showing zero remorse for other people. I recognize their imperfections and the effects it has on society. You conflate communism and socialism with the social con...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 10, 2021 6:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 350
Views: 18073

Re: Texas abortion law

So we have shifted into "we must have this law because morality" but not everyone lives by the same moral code. This is forcing everyone to live by one small group's moral code. It seems to me that code is: love and protect the fetus, hate and throw away the child. People are willing to f...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 10, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 350
Views: 18073

Re: Texas abortion law

No one is born with any guarantee of a happy and successful life. No one. We all know this if we are adults, we all have dealt with issues. People born into wealth might also live bad lives, probably worse than those born in poverty. Money isn't everything. Like I said, if you think you can't provi...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 10, 2021 5:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 350
Views: 18073

Re: Texas abortion law

Adoption is also an option. But hey, my view is to the right. A center view is to allow abortion in those sort of cases of rape or incest. I am willing to compromise on that. The Texas law would allow for that sort of situation. That's not at play here. I know 3 adopted kids in my family. 2 were lu...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 10, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7131

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

So you have no real response other than to gaslight. What happened to personal responsibility? It doesn't extend to family or neighbors? People are allowed to be reckless even when it endangers others? Not anywhere I am gaslighting you. I'm simply reading what you write from a perspective of a pers...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 10, 2021 4:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7131

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

No, there is not a middle, higher or lower ground . ,. You are advocating for people that put others at risk by their own reckless behavior. This isn't good for the economy or people of the world. We have taxes and insurance to make sure that everyone is culpable and able to participate to some ext...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 10, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 350
Views: 18073

Re: Texas abortion law

Well so let me ask you this... What about the wellbeing of the mother and a child that let's say was an "accident" or effect of a rape? Forcing young people to be parents cause of their mistake or error or something tragic doesn't really speak "for the better" in my book. All I ...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 10, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 350
Views: 18073

Re: Texas abortion law

Well so let me ask you this... What about the wellbeing of the mother and a child that let's say was an "accident" or effect of a rape? Forcing young people to be parents cause of their mistake or error or something tragic doesn't really speak "for the better" either in my book. ...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 10, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7131

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

No, there is not a middle, higher or lower ground . ,. You are advocating for people that put others at risk by their own reckless behavior. This isn't good for the economy or people of the world. We have taxes and insurance to make sure that everyone is culpable and able to participate to some ext...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 10, 2021 3:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7131

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

This country has much bigger social issues because we actively have a large section of the population convinced that media outlets that thrive on misinformation, are telling them the truth. Digging holes may seem productive, but if the hole is in the wrong spot, what good does it do ? Your belief t...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 10, 2021 3:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7131

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

You pretend that 50% of the below average can do the work of the above average. That is how difunctionally unaware the people in the US currently are. Nobody is pretending here. Do you think those countries don't have social problems? You work not theorycraft. That's the reason this country is fall...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 10, 2021 3:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7131

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

Then you should know the difference between labor unions and right to work, yet you don't You are talking about things that don't matter at all. Get your ass to work, support the system, get rid of all the burdens, and then you can have your cake. What you want is a dysfunctional uncle that handles...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 10, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7131

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

Not sure why you bring up illegals when most of the business lobbies benefiting from their presence love having them here. I certainly don't see people complaining about the cheaper construction, hotel rates, domestic help, and groceries. That's exactly why I bring them into this discussion. They a...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 10, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7131

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

Have you ever gone to Europe? have you ever gotten sick overseas? Have you ever worked while your colleagues take most of the month of August or July off over there? Also in regards to paying 50% + in taxes, Add in your Health insurance and bills , and College Education to your state, local and fed...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 10, 2021 2:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7131

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

Yes they would be ,except they have workers rights, and standard of living requirements from the government that take the place . In the US, Right to work, there is no such safety net. You have no idea what you are talking about. The "vision" of EU some of you have is just ridiculous. Sta...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 10, 2021 2:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7131

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

Yes they would be ,except they have workers rights, and standard of living requirements from the government that take the place . In the US, Right to work, there is no such safety net. You have no idea what you are talking about. The "vision" of EU some of you have is just ridiculous. Sta...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 10, 2021 2:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7131

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

So These conservatives are trying to bring back slavery? That is what 0.00 means. So you're saying that Italy, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Iceland, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland, Cyprus etc. are slave countries? Yes they would be ,except they have workers rights, and standard of living requirements fr...

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by PixelPilot
Fri Sep 10, 2021 2:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 350
Views: 18073

Re: Texas abortion law

There's so much stupid walking around that they should make abortion mandatory for people that are visibly incapable of being a responsible parent.

On a serious note let women do what she wants. Nobodies business. I bet plenty of guys support this option in many cases.

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by PixelPilot
Tue Jul 27, 2021 10:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms
Replies: 151
Views: 13009

Re: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms

Anthro-Vision, a book by a woman anthropologist discussions life and business in terms of anthropology. She notes how tribalism, customs, and cultures in Africa worsened the Ebola epidemic, and was not made better by the tribalism, customs and cultures of the rich countries wanting to help. With th...

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by PixelPilot
Tue Jul 27, 2021 9:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Olympic - i.e., summer - Olympic athletes complain of... heat
Replies: 37
Views: 2313

Re: Olympic - i.e., summer - Olympic athletes complain of... heat

The IOC didn’t issue the Norwegian beach handball women a fine, the European Handball Federation did. As I said earlier it’s a beach sport, wearing beach clothing shouldn’t be an issue, it’s not ballroom dancing. My mistake. Plenty of women wear shorts-style bathing suits to the beach these days. S...

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