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by Berevoff
Wed Jan 30, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump golf course fires undocumented employees during shutdown
Replies: 9
Views: 871

Re: Trump golf course fires undocumented employees during shutdown

What is the penalty for employing illegals. It depends, but usually fines. Its unlikely any penalty would occur for first time or one-off instances. If its widespread and organized management and owners can go to jail like we've seen in the meat packing industries in the Midwest. Interestingly Trum...

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by Berevoff
Wed Jan 30, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capital punishment in the US and Its future
Replies: 192
Views: 15767

Re: Capital punishment in the US and Its future

Something I've never understood is that we hear so many different stories about people who die in their homes peacefully from carbon monoxide poisoning or while camping from propane poisoning. Why isn't something like that employed? Put them to sleep and then flood the room with carbon monoxide. Wh...

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by Berevoff
Wed Jan 30, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stacey Abrams to give SOTU response.
Replies: 88
Views: 5004

Re: Stacey Abrams to give SOTU response.

The best response would be to schedule a town hall with people from across the country to talk about what was said. I think the citizens would have the best "response" to the SOTU.

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by Berevoff
Tue Jan 29, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Schultz thinking of running as independent
Replies: 71
Views: 4171

Re: Schultz thinking of running as independent

Just in time for his new book release. What a coincidence!

Pay for a segment on 60 minutes and let social media do the rest.

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by Berevoff
Tue Jan 29, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If you ran for President in 2020
Replies: 18
Views: 1563

Re: If you ran for President in 2020

Horrific dictatorship 2020 basically.

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by Berevoff
Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Schultz thinking of running as independent
Replies: 71
Views: 4171

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 Berevoff
Sun Jan 27, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How is Mitch McConnell still in power?
Replies: 38
Views: 1542

Re: How is Mitch McConnell still in power?

“Yes, we wouldn’t want anyone from the south or the Hudson River having any powers, now would we?” Precisely. Not when their regressive beliefs have devastating consequences for the most vulnerable citizens. How can we go about denying them the right to vote though? If we can't do it legally how ca...

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by Berevoff
Sun Jan 27, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How is Mitch McConnell still in power?
Replies: 38
Views: 1542

Re: How is Mitch McConnell still in power?

Look to his supporters and the voters , they actually support this man obviously. I find him despicable, the epitome of the well dressed Red Neck. It may well be regional, my opinion. Yes, we wouldn’t want ANYONE from south of the Hudson River having any powers, now would we? Like my wife, you prob...

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by Berevoff
Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread
Replies: 484
Views: 44640

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 Berevoff
Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump 2020 reelection chances
Replies: 318
Views: 32688

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 Berevoff
Sat Jan 26, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How is Mitch McConnell still in power?
Replies: 38
Views: 1542

Re: How is Mitch McConnell still in power?

He's not hated by the people who matter and his opponents he's running against are less popular than he is. He brings back the bacon for his state and has been an extremely effective leader in the Senate believe it or not. He's navigated dealing with Trump and the Tea Party (when they were a thing) ...

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by Berevoff
Sat Jan 26, 2019 3:05 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Out of control number of ridiculous, total fantasy, duplicate & self answering threads recently
Replies: 28
Views: 2555

Re: Out of control number of ridiculous, total fantasy, duplicate & self answering threads recently

The Mods have the tools for this. They could block five users and eliminate 70% of the problem, and then many of the rest would get with the program. It's not true that all posts are good posts. The value of a.net -- call it signal to noise ratio -- has declined precipitously. It is if you're Verti...

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by Berevoff
Sat Jan 26, 2019 2:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 46862

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

Its amazing the big time fancy developer failed at the ONE THING that involved building actual structures.

Business as usual though.

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by Berevoff
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Zimbabwe going tits up?
Replies: 8
Views: 1249

Re: Is Zimbabwe going tits up?

I visited in 2006 and I bought a pair of flip flops at a tourist stall for $680,000 dollars.

That should tell you all you need to know. But hey, at least they got their farms back.

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by Berevoff
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What are your tips for losing weight easily?
Replies: 40
Views: 2387

Re: What are your tips for losing weight easily?

Unless you're fairly overweight 15 pounds in 2 months isn't that bad as long as you can maintain that loss. The only thing you need to know is consuming less calories than you burn in a day. What you eat and when you eat really doesn't matter. That is the only secret to losing weight. Start reading ...

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by Berevoff
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread
Replies: 484
Views: 44640

Re: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread

Boy I bet Trump is looking forward to school shooting season that's about to start. Something, ANYTHING to get the news off his back!

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by Berevoff
Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Advice you would give to your younger self
Replies: 37
Views: 2982

Re: Advice you would give to your younger self

Go ahead and kill yourself because things really won't be getting better.

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by Berevoff
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlander 10 gets full-production go-ahead
Replies: 28
Views: 5030

Re: Airlander 10 gets full-production go-ahead

CPHFF wrote:
I just don't get the purpose. Where is the need/demand for such a contraption?


1. Target Customer?
2. Price?


There's is a purpose or demand. This company will fail pretty quickly.

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by Berevoff
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: President Trump ill?
Replies: 26
Views: 3120

Re: President Trump ill?

We can only hope so.

I've long thought he's been on some serious steroids for some illness. It would help explain his facial swelling.

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by Berevoff
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US-Russia nonstop flights
Replies: 80
Views: 11820

Re: US-Russia nonstops flights

Would you open a new business location in Moscow right now?

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by Berevoff
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlander 10 gets full-production go-ahead
Replies: 28
Views: 5030

Re: Airlander 10 gets full-production go-ahead

I wonder if there's a place for this in tourist areas like national parks, whale watching, wildlife sanctuaries etc.

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by Berevoff
Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: The It Girl
Replies: 253
Views: 18377

Re: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: The It Girl

I replied to your reply here last night, another mysterious disappearance??? What the hell! Must be another "glitch" in the forums software. They've been working on the bugs for the last few years so just give them some time to figure things out. Its not like the developers of the site ow...

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by Berevoff
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Breaking:F.B.I. Opened Inquiry Into Whether Trump Was Secretly Working on Behalf of Russia
Replies: 146
Views: 10796

Re: Breaking:F.B.I. Opened Inquiry Into Whether Trump Was Secretly Working on Behalf of Russia

All this talk of violence against the orange one is disgusting. I refuse to believe he is the rightful leader of the United States. He is no leader at all. There is no doubt in my mind, and many others, that Russia interfered in the 2016 election to install him. He has no problem letting Russian ol...

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by Berevoff
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: The It Girl
Replies: 253
Views: 18377

Re: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: The It Girl

I do not think it is too much to ask to be told if we violate a rule. You're being way to hard on them. Don't forget they're all volunteers working for the greater good while burning the midnight oil so we can all have a wonderful, safe place to talk about certain things they deem acceptable withou...

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by Berevoff
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Breaking:F.B.I. Opened Inquiry Into Whether Trump Was Secretly Working on Behalf of Russia
Replies: 146
Views: 10796

Re: Breaking:F.B.I. Opened Inquiry Into Whether Trump Was Secretly Working on Behalf of Russia

I don't know what I'm more disgusted at: how terrible of a spy Trump is turning out to be or that our foe Russia is so bad at picking them.

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by Berevoff
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: The It Girl
Replies: 253
Views: 18377

Re: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: The It Girl

Another reply from me disappeared on this subject, first an entire thread and then a reply. Mysterious!!! Some of us have engaged with the mods on this. It seems there is some combination of mods policing threads and forum glitches that is resulting in threads and posts disappearing without the sta...

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by Berevoff
Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shutdown disruption on Aviation
Replies: 45
Views: 6314

Re: Shutdown disruption on Aviation

TS-IOR wrote:
AA has two 737-8MAX ready for delivery or is it delivered but waiting for entry into service.. but all postponed because of the Shutdown.


Because nobody's there to process paperwork?

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by Berevoff
Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Norovirus outbreak aboard Oasis of the Seas
Replies: 27
Views: 2339

Re: Norovirus outbreak aboard Oasis of the Seas

DocLightning wrote:
casinterest wrote:
Not sure a vaccine can work with such a quick acting virus.


Yes it can because you don't take the vaccine after exposure. You take it before exposure.


Is a Noro vaccine a thing?

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by Berevoff
Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: Joon To Be Re-Absorbed Into Air France
Replies: 67
Views: 10142

Re: Official: Joon To Be Re-Absorbed Into Air France

Do these out of touch boardroom/marketing firm created BS airlines ever work out?

TED, SONG, etc?

"The kids will love this one!"

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by Berevoff
Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth!
Replies: 60
Views: 3419

Re: Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth!

Apparently this woman is a Native American, has been in the facility since she was 2-3 years old, has paraplegia, seizure disorders and respiratory problems, likely a 'ward of the state' to use the common legal term, so her care paid for by the state medicaid program. https://www.yahoo.com/entertai...

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by Berevoff
Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: The It Girl
Replies: 253
Views: 18377

Re: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: The It Girl

Are they still going to be playing baseball this spring?

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by Berevoff
Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Norovirus outbreak aboard Oasis of the Seas
Replies: 27
Views: 2339

Re: Norovirus outbreak aboard Oasis of the Seas

I had the pleasure of having Noro on cruise in the late 90's and I was amazed at how much fluid can come out of your body while still remaining alive. 24 hours later and it was like it never happened.

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by Berevoff
Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: The It Girl
Replies: 253
Views: 18377

Re: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: The It Girl

People need to realize that the younger generation is going to start making their way into our government. Time to stop being an old crow and start accepting that the 80 and 90 year olds are going to have to make way for the 20 somethings and 30 somethings. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is an example of...

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by Berevoff
Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 46862

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

Repeating it doesn’t make it true. The orange man baby does it constantly and you MAGA fan boys eat it up. Oh, and BTW, I posted links, so, yeah... A wall did wonders in San Diego. So you are just going to ignore the extra agents patrolling the border and the extra cameras with eyes on the border. ...

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by Berevoff
Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 46862

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

Most drugs come through legal ports though. Personally, when I bring drugs back from Mexico I just put them in my luggage and all is good. What good does a wall do when almost all drugs come loaded in cars and trucks? Same can be said for those who overstay legal visas which makes up the vast major...

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by Berevoff
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 46862

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

It doesn’t matter what Trump has said. What matters is reality. Everyone recognizes that 5.7 billion will only pay for portions of a wall. It stands to reason that the portions will be placed in the most appropriate places. The Democrats have manufactured a crisis driven solely by their hatred for ...

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by Berevoff
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brake linings vs. "lines"
Replies: 56
Views: 2141

Re: Brake linings vs. "lines"

Brake linings are brake pads. Why didn't you just tell her "pads" since that's what they really are. Pads on discs and shoes on drums. Confused? Thought it was calipers on discs and shoes on drums; and that both types have pads; is what I thought. If you have any semblance of interest or ...

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by Berevoff
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 46862

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

It prevents some things but not absolutely everything. Nobody has suggested otherwise. Nice straw man. Again, it worked fantastically well in San Diego. I'm not arguing against the wall in its entirety. There are some sections that are needed. The Democrats concede that the amount of money Trump is...

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by Berevoff
Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 46862

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

A wall that will prevent some criminals from entering. It certainly worked in San Diego. Most drugs come through legal ports though. Personally, when I bring drugs back from Mexico I just put them in my luggage and all is good. What good does a wall do when almost all drugs come loaded in cars and ...

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by Berevoff
Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brake linings vs. "lines"
Replies: 56
Views: 2141

Re: Brake linings vs. "lines"

A. That seems a bit steep for a battery. If you bought it at the dealership I can understand the markup. 6 years is a pretty good run in Minnesota. 2. I've never heard of brake linings. It has to be the lines. That seems like a reasonable price to me. Its not fun or easy to redo them. I personally w...

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by Berevoff
Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 46862

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

So we shouldn’t vet anyone? . That’s just asinine. Who said we shouldn’t vet anyone. This shutdown is not about border security, it’s about the stupid wall. A wall that will prevent some criminals from entering. It certainly worked in San Diego. Most drugs come through legal ports though. Personall...

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by Berevoff
Wed Jan 09, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Richest Person in the world Divorcing
Replies: 71
Views: 3773

Re: Richest Person in the world Divorcing

I disagree. If someone is entitled to something and them exercising that right doesn't make them greedy or power hungry or anything. Anyone in that position wouldn't give up that cash. If they did they would be foolish. You might not be able to change the world but you can do much more good with 65...

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by Berevoff
Wed Jan 09, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Richest Person in the world Divorcing
Replies: 71
Views: 3773

Re: Richest Person in the world Divorcing

Add in a few foundations, setting up non-profits and and a billion dollars goes quick. What you are describing here really just amounts to clamoring for power. 64 billion isn't going to change the world anyway. I disagree. If someone is entitled to something and them exercising that right doesn't m...

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by Berevoff
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Richest Person in the world Divorcing
Replies: 71
Views: 3773

Re: Richest Person in the world Divorcing

I think it's possible that she might consider anything over the first billion or so she gets to be little other than an unneeded and unwanted responsibility. He seems to be the one with the insatiable greed. I could be wrong, but why would a person in her position want to involve herself in a long ...

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by Berevoff
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Richest Person in the world Divorcing
Replies: 71
Views: 3773

Re: Richest Person in the world Divorcing

Seems like going a long way to go to protect Amazon from a large stock sale. Is Blue Origin in that much trouble?

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by Berevoff
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Most expensive aircraft part
Replies: 39
Views: 7448

Re: Most expensive aircraft part

Why exactly are EECs and IDGs so expensive?

Is the the manufacturing requirements or the R&D costs or what?

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by Berevoff
Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: democrats faces on prime time
Replies: 53
Views: 2276

Re: democrats faces on prime time

trpmb6 wrote:
Do you really think any of the networks would have opted to not carry it? I mean that would be newsworthy in itself to choose not to carry a presidential address.


They refused to carry Obama's oval office speech about immigration in 2014.

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by Berevoff
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capital punishment in the US and Its future
Replies: 192
Views: 15767

Re: Capital punishment in the US and Its future

I'm pretty solidly against the way the USA does it but I'm not opposed to it for the most heinous of criminals. I do think they should be seen by the public if they occur. If we're going to do this as a nation we should be aware of what we are doing and people should have to face that.

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by Berevoff
Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Health of Ruth B. Ginsburg: SCOTUS impact
Replies: 92
Views: 8403

Re: Health of Ruth B. Ginsburg: SCOTUS impact

Amy Barrett was seen circling the block. Two seperate tumors found in the lung of a non-smoker who's battled cancer in the past. This is not going to have a positive outcome. Scarier is that if she didn't fall they may have not found them until her next surveillance visit I wouldn't be surprised if...

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by Berevoff
Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Health of Ruth B. Ginsburg: SCOTUS impact
Replies: 92
Views: 8403

Re: Health of Ruth B. Ginsburg: SCOTUS impact

Amy Barrett was seen circling the block.

Two seperate tumors found in the lung of a non-smoker who's battled cancer in the past. This is not going to have a positive outcome.

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