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by Concierge
Mon Jun 15, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "signature" songs of popular artists
Replies: 99
Views: 3084

Re: "signature" songs of popular artists

It made his career and I'm sure he's still getting royalties from that. I doubt he's ashamed of it. Queen have songwriting credit for that song, but Bowie doesn't, strange. Speaking of Bowie Heroes I've been listening to this version by King Crimson lately. Fripp was the guitarist on the studio rec...

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by Concierge
Thu May 28, 2020 12:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day, another Karen...
Replies: 117
Views: 6717

Re: Another day, another Karen...

Unless she has an exclusive contractual agreement, there will be no recourse for her in court. NY is an at-will employment state, and FT, like other large financial corps, doubtless has clear PR and damage-to-company clauses in their criteria for termination. Most states are at-will just like most ...

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by Concierge
Mon May 11, 2020 2:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - May 2020
Replies: 435
Views: 24252

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - May 2020

As someone teleworking and at no risk of job loss, I know I am fortunate. For teleworkers out there, do you think your employer is likely to make this permanent - after COVID? Where I work, space has been reduced and teleworking is encouraged, but not required. I don't enjoy it. Is this the new norm...

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by Concierge
Sun May 10, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Mercenaries Captured in Venezuela After Failed Coup Attempt
Replies: 89
Views: 2916

Re: U.S. Mercenaries Captured in Venezuela After Failed Coup Attempt

That's what every government says when their nationals are arrested in another country. Just like France would have done if the Kiwis had apprehended those responsible for the Rainbow Warrior debacle. They were caught, tried and jailed. France apologized and paid damages. A very different situation...

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by Concierge
Sun May 10, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Mercenaries Captured in Venezuela After Failed Coup Attempt
Replies: 89
Views: 2916

Re: U.S. Mercenaries Captured in Venezuela After Failed Coup Attempt

The Trump admin is saying they will do their utmost to secure the release of the mercenaries. Why ? Are they prisonners of war, has Trump declared war on Venezuela without our knowledge ? Or is the US fine with its citizens committing coups elsewhere and ready to help them evade local justice ? Tha...

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by Concierge
Sun May 10, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Mercenaries Captured in Venezuela After Failed Coup Attempt
Replies: 89
Views: 2916

Re: U.S. Mercenaries Captured in Venezuela After Failed Coup Attempt

The glee that an attempt at freedom failed and the rush to link to the Trump is disturbing though not surprising. I hope one day the people of that country can do what was attempted here. The Trump State Department has offered multi-million dollar bounties on Maduro and his associates. These aren't...

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by Concierge
Tue Apr 28, 2020 2:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67298

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

The liberals keep getting themselves in trouble and are showing that all they want is power over individuals. Fatso Pritzker got smoked by a federal judge today. He cannot extend the stay at home order. https://www.bnd.com/news/politics-government/article242326176.html It's an Illinois County Court...

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by Concierge
Sat Apr 25, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67298

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

Yes, its going to be a terrible disappointment to many in the MSM and those who wish to keep the lockdowns, when they see that nothing changed, that's what all of us should hope for, if we truly care about peoples lives and such as we have all been saying in these forums. I am afraid they will have...

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by Concierge
Sat Apr 25, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67298

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

A good read from a truthful and qualified source is still deserving of scrutiny. Qualified? He's radiologist. Would you want a qualified advice from a guy that does paint jobs on cars on how to fix your transmission? The crisis management team over here has a freaking dentist as a member. A notorio...

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by Concierge
Sat Apr 25, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67298

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

What different conclusions can arise from this? Truth of the matter is, which I have been saying for weeks or more than a month, makes no sense keeping the population that is not at risk of dying and having others dying from COVID be kept locked-down. We can socially distance, have our precautions ...

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by Concierge
Sat Apr 25, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67298

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

Some common sense based on facts not flawed models from a Doctor from Stanford university: The data is in — stop the panic and end the total isolation The tragedy of the COVID-19 pandemic appears to be entering the containment phase. Tens of thousands of Americans have died, and Americans are now d...

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by Concierge
Sat Apr 25, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67298

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

Some common sense based on facts not flawed models from a Doctor from Stanford university: The data is in — stop the panic and end the total isolation The tragedy of the COVID-19 pandemic appears to be entering the containment phase. Tens of thousands of Americans have died, and Americans are now d...

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by Concierge
Sat Apr 25, 2020 5:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67298

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

No, I learned to add already in the elementary school. If you didn't, I believe you should Get outta town. If you are talking about medical professionals, even hundred thousand of them still do not understand the big picture, just the virus. You absurdly claimed in absolutist terms that they don’t ...

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by Concierge
Tue Apr 21, 2020 5:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67298

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

Looks like Deblasio set up a number for people to snitch on those not following social distancing. He promised swift enforcement action. This is why I could never support a Democrat. https://nypost.com/2020/04/18/de-blasio-urges-new-yorkers-to-snitch-on-social-distance-rule-breakers/ This is commun...

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by Concierge
Tue Apr 21, 2020 3:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67298

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

My biz partner is still waiting for his lovely Australian wife’s green card, and she threatens nobody if this is a blanket ban. Nobody at our company will be voting Trump. There are other means besides work visas. That’s what I’m talking about - if this covers both employment and family visas, it’s...

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by Concierge
Tue Apr 21, 2020 2:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67298

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

These rules are not laws. They have not been through the legislature. No different than the Nazis telling people to turn in friends, family, neighbors. Cities pass ordinances without legislative control. They are legal and binding and enforcable. They are laws in all but name. Hence the ongoing ten...

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by Concierge
Tue Apr 21, 2020 1:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67298

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

Looks like Deblasio set up a number for people to snitch on those not following social distancing. He promised swift enforcement action. This is why I could never support a Democrat. https://nypost.com/2020/04/18/de-blasio-urges-new-yorkers-to-snitch-on-social-distance-rule-breakers/ How is this li...

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by Concierge
Mon Apr 20, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67298

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

Support those protesting the measures and use your 1st and 2nd amendment rights. Protect freedom, fight the lock down! For a free America. Totally agree - so long as these protesters sign a waiver for any future COVID testing or treatment. :checkmark: This right here! I 100% defend the protesters' ...

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by Concierge
Mon Apr 20, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67298

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

People die what's the difference? You aren't able to respond, would you and the rest of the people accept driving at 20 miles per hour so that the fatalities for car accidents in the US (which are 30,000 a year) are reduced to almost zero? or in the world the are 1.3 million https://www.asirt.org/s...

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by Concierge
Mon Apr 20, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67298

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

There is a risk for everything, in 2018 36,000 people died from car accidents: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motor_vehicle_fatality_rate_in_U.S._by_year Are we willing to reduce the speed limit to 20 miles per hour everywhere so that number goes to zero? probably not. Are we willing to not allow an...

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by Concierge
Mon Apr 20, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67298

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

So I suppose no one is allowed to drive a car because they just might kill someone? Or perhaps buying a hamburger is not allowed because I might die from a heart attack? There is a risk for everything we do in life, does that mean we regulate and stop people from doing millions of things? BTW, what...

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by Concierge
Sun Apr 19, 2020 3:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67298

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

You absolutely don't understand, its not about staying home. Home is wonderful, home is great. There are many situations being created for 'staying home'. You got kids with special needs who need to go to school, you got people with health conditions that need to frequent a health center but can't ...

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by Concierge
Mon Apr 06, 2020 3:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67298

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

They adhered to ten or less people and were following social distancing. And no, an emergency doesn't not suspend your right to assemble. Martial law has not been declared. There are cops in prison and we have executed cops. They are no better than anyone else. I'm not sure why you think they deser...

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by Concierge
Mon Apr 06, 2020 2:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67298

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

Another day of our constitutional rights being taken away. There were no laws broken and all social distancing protocols were being followed. The cop couldn't state any law that was being broken but arrested them anyway. The cop is nothing more than a Nazi. "Just following orders". This h...

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by Concierge
Mon Apr 06, 2020 2:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67298

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

Another day of our constitutional rights being taken away. There were no laws broken and all social distancing protocols were being followed. The cop couldn't state any law that was being broken but arrested them anyway. The cop is nothing more than a Nazi. "Just following orders". This h...

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by Concierge
Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67298

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

The strategic reserve, in fact, is meant to hold many millions of masks that States would request and then provide to those who need them, public or private. U.S.hospitals have a duty to care, even if they are private, and would have access to the reserve. In an emergency, no one can get PPE at a fa...

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by Concierge
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67298

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

The dictatorship keeps growing. Now cities are forcing people to wear masks in public even though the CDC advises against it if you aren't sick. https://www.foxnews.com/us/texas-city-fine-people-who-dont-cover-faces-outside-coronavirus Wearing masks in public is a good way to mitigate potential cro...

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by Concierge
Wed Apr 01, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67298

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

I think the US is in the unfortunate position of having elected a narcissistic incompetent to run the country, That incompetence is most telling when a crisis arises, as it has. As you seem to be dependent of the government in your life, who do you think would have been competent to run the US in t...

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by Concierge
Wed Mar 18, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 164676

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

COVID 19 is a respiratory illness. The virus enters through your mouth and nose. Yes, it's on surfaces, that's why it's so important that you don't touch your face. Toilet paper transmission is highly unlikely. The virus would have to survive the manufacturing and delivery process and then find it's...

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by Concierge
Wed Mar 11, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dow tops 28000
Replies: 211
Views: 7075

Re: Dow tops 28000

So these are "for profit vs non profit?" Either way the law requires ALL licensed hospitals to treat EVERYONE ... Two of the majors are run by religious organizations, and are not-for-profit. They can still stabilize you and send you off to the county hospital. When I was severely injured...

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by Concierge
Wed Mar 11, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dow tops 28000
Replies: 211
Views: 7075

Re: Dow tops 28000

All hospitals have a "uncompensated care" bucket. As for those massive bills...yep...one of the largest sector of personal bankruptcies are because of medical bills, I am for Universal Health Care, but it is not the hospital's fault, they need $$ to operate as well...and please, what is a...

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by Concierge
Sat Jan 11, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Great Neil Peart Has Died. Drummer for Rush.
Replies: 28
Views: 1077

Re: The Great Neil Peart Has Died. Drummer for Rush.

Kiwirob wrote:
Concierge wrote:
Kiwirob wrote:
At least Ed has some talent unlike the majority or performers today, like for example that twat Kanye.


Why did you have to spoil this thread?


You’re the person who knocked Ed.


Nope, not me. Check the thread.

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by Concierge
Sat Jan 11, 2020 1:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Great Neil Peart Has Died. Drummer for Rush.
Replies: 28
Views: 1077

Re: The Great Neil Peart Has Died. Drummer for Rush.

Kiwirob wrote:
At least Ed has some talent unlike the majority or performers today, like for example that twat Kanye.


Why did you have to spoil this thread?

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by Concierge
Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Armed civilians take out gunman at Texas church service
Replies: 111
Views: 4999

Re: Armed civilians take out gunman at Texas church service

extender wrote:
bmartino99 wrote:
...This idea also ignores the random mass shootings, which are almost uniquely a USA trait.


No, they are not unique to the US.


Please continue with evidence. Notice too,that the poster said 'almost unique'.

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by Concierge
Thu Dec 26, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When Native Americans Are Told To ‘Go Back’ To Where They Came From
Replies: 25
Views: 1849

Re: When Native Americans Are Told To ‘Go Back’ To Where They Came From

I did, but I read the original, unrevised version of the article, not the much longer version as it appears now. It's the same article i read yesterday. It shows updated on 23 December. It is a much-expanded version of the article I read right after BN747 posted the (now broken) link. The url is st...

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by Concierge
Thu Dec 26, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When Native Americans Are Told To ‘Go Back’ To Where They Came From
Replies: 25
Views: 1849

Re: When Native Americans Are Told To ‘Go Back’ To Where They Came From

I did, but I read the original, unrevised version of the article, not the much longer version as it appears now. It's the same article i read yesterday. It shows updated on 23 December. It is a much-expanded version of the article I read right after BN747 posted the (now broken) link. Keep digging.

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by Concierge
Thu Dec 26, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What did you buy yourself for X-mas
Replies: 44
Views: 1905

Re: What did you buy yourself for X-mas

https://www.horizonhobby.com/product/st ... -p-efl5350


Doggone it - now I'm all covetous! I hate when that happens!
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KPDX wrote:


Doggone it - now I'm all covetous! I hate when that happens!

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by Concierge
Wed Dec 25, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When Native Americans Are Told To ‘Go Back’ To Where They Came From
Replies: 25
Views: 1849

Re: When Native Americans Are Told To ‘Go Back’ To Where They Came From

Oh my God... a car full of of petty, insecure teenage girls yelled something ignorant and intentionally hurtful at a complete stranger while stopped at a traffic light?!? STOP THE PRESSES!!! THIS HAS GOT TO BE A FIRST!!! :roll: The only news here is that The Huffington Post has officially begun scr...

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by Concierge
Wed Dec 25, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When Native Americans Are Told To ‘Go Back’ To Where They Came From
Replies: 25
Views: 1849

Re: When Native Americans Are Told To ‘Go Back’ To Where They Came From

Oh my God... a car full of of petty, insecure teenage girls yelled something ignorant and intentionally hurtful at a complete stranger while stopped at a traffic light?!? STOP THE PRESSES!!! THIS HAS GOT TO BE A FIRST!!! :roll: The only news here is that The Huffington Post has officially begun scr...

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by Concierge
Sun Dec 08, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudi aviation student kills three at U.S. Naval Base
Replies: 51
Views: 2730

Re: Saudi aviation student kills four at U.S. Naval Base

Found this on the front page of CNN - no digging: 'Navy Base Gunman bought gun legally, sources say'. ' One source said Mohammed Alshamrani purchased the weapon from a gun store earlier this year. He obtained a hunting license, which allows a non-immigrant on a non-immigrant visa to purchase a gun, ...

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by Concierge
Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudi aviation student kills three at U.S. Naval Base
Replies: 51
Views: 2730

Re: Saudi aviation student kills four at U.S. Naval Base

Cadet985 - Bin Laden founded Al Qaeda in response to the presence of US troops in Saudi Arabia, with 9/11 being among the results. And, yes, the US is deploying troops to reopen an airbase in Saudi Arabia. None of this is simple and it's US-made.

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by Concierge
Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump ask the Supreme Court to Block His Tax Returns
Replies: 64
Views: 2232

Re: trump ask the Supreme Court to Block His Tax Returns

TWA772LR wrote:
Trump clearly lives rent free in your head.


It's interesting just how quickly this became a cliche.

'Don't take any wooden nickels!' 'We'll just take it one game at a time' and on and on....

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by Concierge
Fri Nov 15, 2019 3:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Massacre Mitch"
Replies: 20
Views: 798

Re: Massacure Mitch

I just wish that there would be an on going discussion allowed in Congress. Burt that is not allowed. Firearm manufacturers can't even be sued over design/manufacturing defects (try granting that to Boeing) and it is illegal to gather some types of gun statistics/information and there are laws that...

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by Concierge
Fri Nov 15, 2019 2:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump ask the Supreme Court to Block His Tax Returns
Replies: 64
Views: 2232

Re: trump ask the Supreme Court to Block His Tax Returns

One reality that Trump fears is that despite the rules of Congressional Committee and Grand Jury testimony and evidence being kept secret, significant parts of his turned over tax returns would leak out and say the truth of his debt, who he owes and would show his net worth far is less than he says...

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by Concierge
Fri Nov 15, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1252
Views: 183281

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

I'm not sure a 24H bus is necessary. FedEx night shift is 2200-0500. The Washington St. bus runs to the airport until 2300 and starts eastbound trips at 0502. There is no overnight service on any IndyGo line that I know of. The Red Line's last run leaves the Transit Center at 0045, so there wouldn't...

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by Concierge
Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where to buy an apple smartwatch?
Replies: 8
Views: 427

Re: Where to buy an apple smartwatch?

I've bought reconditioned items from apple.com. They're not exactly cheap, but they are cheaper than new and are warrantied.

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by Concierge
Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Write the President's resignation speech.
Replies: 59
Views: 5465

Re: Write the President's resignation speech.

I'm under oath to preserve and protect the Constitution from all enemies, foreign and domestic. I'm sure you are too. The entire document is the basis for the republic, all articles and amendments, and especially now, requires comprehensive preservation and protection. So you think you’re the only ...

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by Concierge
Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Write the President's resignation speech.
Replies: 59
Views: 5465

Re: Write the President's resignation speech.

I think you meant to quote DL717...

You are correct, sir.

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by Concierge
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Write the President's resignation speech.
Replies: 59
Views: 5465

Re: Write the President's resignation speech.

BN747[/quote] 'I have much more to do every half hour. Like protect the Republic. Feel free to continue your all-nighters on here.[/quote]' I'm under oath to preserve and protect the Constitution from all enemies, foreign and domestic. I'm sure you are too. The entire document is the basis for the r...

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by Concierge
Sun Oct 13, 2019 4:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lodge 49 on AMC
Replies: 0
Views: 7598

Lodge 49 on AMC

Is anyone here watching Lodge 49 on AMC? The ratings are pretty bad even for basic cable, and the second season ends on Monday. I went down this road with 'Rubicon' and 'Feed the Beast', both of which lasted just one season. Hoping for more seasons at the Lodge. I wish I was Dud, but I'm definitely ...

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