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by LMP737
Thu May 06, 2021 10:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Josh Duggar Charged with Possession of Child Porn
Replies: 28
Views: 1139

Re: Josh Duggar Charged with Possession of Child Porn

. This also brings up the issue of serious problems with most so-called 'reality' programing. Background checks are poorly done. They encourage the worst of human behavior, especially greed. Too many involved are attention whores and the producers are exploitative. Too many situations are scripted ...

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by LMP737
Thu May 06, 2021 9:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Josh Duggar Charged with Possession of Child Porn
Replies: 28
Views: 1139

Re: Josh Duggar Charged with Possession of Child Porn

Josh Duggar, the oldest of 19 biological children of a reality TV family in Arkansas. Accused of downloading dozens if not hundreds of images of child pornography. Apparently he also went to lengths to bypass computer programming meant to alert his wife (seriously) that he was looking at porn. In c...

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by LMP737
Wed May 05, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bill and Melinda Gates Divorcing
Replies: 43
Views: 2008

Re: Bill and Melinda Gates Divorcing

All you single people out there, here's your chance.

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by LMP737
Mon May 03, 2021 11:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Herd Immunity Losing Out To Vaccine Hesitation and Virus Mutation
Replies: 170
Views: 6800

Re: Herd Immunity Losing Out To Vaccine Hesitation and Virus Mutation

Problem is this was politicized way too much. There is no such thing as "herd immunity" Fauci took the real term "immunity" and added "herd" to it. I got vaccinated but I won't get any more shots or boosters. They are not needed. Wear a mask indoors. Wash and sanitize ...

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by LMP737
Mon May 03, 2021 11:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Herd Immunity Losing Out To Vaccine Hesitation and Virus Mutation
Replies: 170
Views: 6800

Re: Herd Immunity Losing Out To Vaccine Hesitation and Virus Mutation

I have and still have questions about this vaccine that no one has answers for. This vaccine is NOT FDA approved it has been released on an EUA emergency use authorization. It is new technology relatively speaking and we do not know how long the immunity lasts or the long term effects if any of mRN...

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by LMP737
Mon May 03, 2021 11:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Herd Immunity Losing Out To Vaccine Hesitation and Virus Mutation
Replies: 170
Views: 6800

Re: Herd Immunity Losing Out To Vaccine Hesitation and Virus Mutation

The biggest deterrent to more vaccinations is there presently is NO incentive to be vaccinated. You get vaccinated, a nice CDC form signed saying you’re vaccinated on xx date. Two weeks later, it gets you ZERO—Fauci is still saying wear masks, TSA still mask rules, towns in my state are overruling ...

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by LMP737
Mon May 03, 2021 12:10 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Dispute between Boeing and AF1 Contractor
Replies: 6
Views: 1335

Re: Dispute between Boeing and AF1 Contractor

There is a news story about a "tiff" between Boeing and GDC Technics, the contractor working on the new 747-8 AF1 planes. I'm not sure I'd call it a "tiff" as Boeing cancelled the contract and now they are suing each other. Plus GDC laid off 300 plus employees . Any word on when...

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by LMP737
Sun May 02, 2021 1:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...
Replies: 110
Views: 4723

Re: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...

As the Democrats have moved left, they are the ones who have been shedding voters outside of major cities. They can’t win under the Constitutional rules, so they’re hell bent on changing them to favor themselves. I’d call that unconstitutional by people who claim to embrace it. Yes, that's why repu...

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by LMP737
Sat May 01, 2021 1:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety
Replies: 125
Views: 9503

Re: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety

Got to be honest you should not be having sex with 17year olds once you get our of your 20s. It just looks a little creepy. Once you are his age stick to 20 years olds and up. Much easier. In the state of Florida once you turn 24 if you have sex with someone who is 17 you go to jail. Agreed, it is ...

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by LMP737
Fri Apr 30, 2021 10:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety
Replies: 125
Views: 9503

Re: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety

I don’t believe it specifies, however given that per the letter, Greenberg and Gaetz were both very upset with her when they found out she was 17, and they cut off communication until her 18th birthday, I’m going to guess it’s not a state in which it was legal. just the cash for pardons should be e...

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by LMP737
Tue Apr 27, 2021 9:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...
Replies: 110
Views: 4723

Re: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...

Go ahead and change it—there’s several processes to do just that—a group of anti-drink women combined with power-hungry progressives have us Prohibition. It’s been amended several times on those 70-100 years, you just don’t want to do the work required. Big difference You are leaving the part out w...

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by LMP737
Mon Apr 26, 2021 10:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...
Replies: 110
Views: 4723

Re: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...

You really think a GOP controlled senate would have confirmed him? Sounds delusional. As someone else on this thread pointed out, it was McConnel who blocked it in the first place. Do you honestly think that he did this because he thought the votes were not there? I think not. You must remember thi...

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by LMP737
Mon Apr 26, 2021 10:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...
Replies: 110
Views: 4723

Re: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...

NIKV69 wrote:

You really think a GOP controlled senate would have confirmed him? Sounds delusional.


Once again, thank you for proving the dishonesty of the Republican party.

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by LMP737
Sat Apr 24, 2021 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Real Estate Sell Off in Puget Sound Region
Replies: 23
Views: 4902

Re: Boeing Real Estate Sell Off in Puget Sound Region

Phil was just a bumbling fool, but I think he meant well. When I say “corrupt”, I mean people like Harry or Jim McNerney who seemed to make decisions based on their own egos or to line their own pockets with money, rather than what was best for the health of the company. . When you really think abo...

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by LMP737
Sat Apr 24, 2021 10:33 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-46 Pegasus?
Replies: 88
Views: 5170

Re: C-46 Pegasus?

Another trip thru, come in with an ALDCS problem. Line maintenance has an instant fix, they run over to a NYANG C-5, pull out the box, slide into our mount, instantly the smell of electrical burning permeated the aft flight deck. Still not convinced it more than the box, they start ordering one whe...

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by LMP737
Sat Apr 24, 2021 12:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...
Replies: 110
Views: 4723

Re: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...

NIKV69 wrote:

Obama didn't have the votes for Garland in the Senate. It has nothing to do with McConnell.


Uh, thank you for proving the dishonesty of the Republican party.

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by LMP737
Fri Apr 23, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...
Replies: 110
Views: 4723

Re: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...

NIKV69 wrote:
Trump didn't force anything through, he filled an empty seat. It's a non issue as well since Biden doesn't have Sinema or Manchin on board with court packing.


You left the part out where one of those seats was filled due to the incredible dishonesty of one Mitch McConnel.

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by LMP737
Tue Apr 13, 2021 4:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety
Replies: 125
Views: 9503

Re: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety

The latest article only ties Gaetz to 18 years old and only Greenberg to a 17 year old. Also, while I haven't seen the documentary and know very little about Q, I believe their allegations are a bit more far fetched than having sex with a 17 year old (which is actually legal in several US states) a...

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by LMP737
Sun Apr 11, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Uber eats driver killed by carjackers in DC
Replies: 68
Views: 4321

Re: Uber eats driver killed by carjackers in DC

NIKV69 wrote:

With the appeal process automatically put in effect for death penalty convictions an Innocent person being to death these days will never happen.


The very fact that innocent people end up on death row and are eventually released proves my previous statement.

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by LMP737
Thu Apr 01, 2021 10:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety
Replies: 125
Views: 9503

Re: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety

4) Alleged extortion doesn’t clear you of sex trafficking across state lines. And trust me, there’s a huge gulf (legally) between 17 and 18. Just sayin. Day before her 18 birthday, jail. Day after her 18 birthday, political prospects possibly diminished and a possibly upset fiancée. But no jail!

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by LMP737
Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety
Replies: 125
Views: 9503

Re: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety

His behavior since the story broke has been fascinating. He told Tucker Carlson the girl did not exist, then also alleged that Carlson had met her. He also may have possibly compromised an FBI investigation into a DOJ official. Sure, there’s no definite proven source yet, but there’s certainly plen...

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by LMP737
Thu Apr 01, 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 40 Years Since Attempted Assassination of Reagan
Replies: 9
Views: 1184

Re: 40 Years Since Attempted Assassination of Reagan

Yes though there were crowds along JFK's route, that cine film and a refusal to mention that JFK's back was so bad he had to wear a brace nearly all of the time, meaning he could not duck down at the first shot, that the seating at the rear of the Limo was staggered unlike a normal car as shown in ...

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by LMP737
Thu Apr 01, 2021 3:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Uber eats driver killed by carjackers in DC
Replies: 68
Views: 4321

Re: Uber eats driver killed by carjackers in DC

LOT767301ER wrote:

You can if you started convicting with mandatory death penalty sentence that must be carried out within 6 months for these sorts of crimes. I am all for it.


Yes, because no one has ever been rail roaded by the justice system in this country.

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by LMP737
Wed Mar 31, 2021 9:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 40 Years Since Attempted Assassination of Reagan
Replies: 9
Views: 1184

Re: 40 Years Since Attempted Assassination of Reagan

One question - 18 years apart, two US Presidents shot on TV, one fatally, why then is there all this nonsense about conspiracies for one but not the other, does it have to be fatal to be one? (Garrison was a hack who even devised a means to explain his theories when could could not find any actual ...

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by LMP737
Wed Mar 31, 2021 8:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety
Replies: 125
Views: 9503

Re: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety

Confuscius wrote:
I guess pizzagaetz is real after all.


Dude, that's funny :lol:

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by LMP737
Wed Mar 31, 2021 8:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety
Replies: 125
Views: 9503

Re: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety

I chuckled when Gaetz referred to himself as a "Florida man" recently. I totally agree.

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by LMP737
Wed Mar 31, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Uber eats driver killed by carjackers in DC
Replies: 68
Views: 4321

Re: Uber eats driver killed by carjackers in DC

Minimum wage is meaningless to teenagers who have no work skills or lack education courtesy the teachers’ unions. Because obviously parents, school funding, children going up in a high crime environment where they are subjected to a constant flight or flight response in their brains which is poison...

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by LMP737
Wed Mar 31, 2021 6:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Uber eats driver killed by carjackers in DC
Replies: 68
Views: 4321

Re: Uber eats driver killed by carjackers in DC

Personally I think tax cuts and a clear, direct financial advantage to marriage are promising solutions. .. I've heard this argument long ago, It didn't hold water then, and it doesn't hold water now. If you look it up you will see income taxes have been trending down since the 1950's. Using your l...

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by LMP737
Mon Mar 29, 2021 12:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Uber eats driver killed by carjackers in DC
Replies: 68
Views: 4321

Re: Uber eats driver killed by carjackers in DC

I think prisons have gotten a bad name. Prison is an ideal place for violent young men and women, until they no longer have violent urges, or until the end of their natural lives. Why can’t the community agree on zero tolerance for violent crimes? We can afford to incarcerate all violent adults and...

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by LMP737
Mon Mar 29, 2021 12:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Election Law Controversy
Replies: 296
Views: 15772

Re: Georgia Election Law Controversy

Absentee voting is not the same as the vote by mail methods used recently because of COVID. This was widely used in this country in 2020 It gets to and from you house the same way does it not. Sounds like the same thing to me. Absentee voting has existed for a long time, and I do support. What I be...

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by LMP737
Sat Mar 27, 2021 12:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Latest Biden Administration "Scandal"
Replies: 35
Views: 3034

Re: Latest Biden Administration "Scandal"

ltbewr wrote:
Apparently Pres. Reagan started the act to salute back military around him, he did it to show respect to the military and to drive liberals nuts.


To believe the latter you would have to assume Reagan was a petty little man. He was many things, petty was not one of them.

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by LMP737
Fri Mar 26, 2021 1:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Latest Biden Administration "Scandal"
Replies: 35
Views: 3034

Re: Latest Biden Administration "Scandal"

First, CIVILIANS don’t salute military members, it’s a military thing. Second, It’s stupid reporting like every other bit of media reporting. The “reporters” never served and don’t the first thing about the military, neither do the news readers or personalities. Once you read or watch media reporti...

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by LMP737
Thu Mar 25, 2021 10:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Latest Biden Administration "Scandal"
Replies: 35
Views: 3034

Latest Biden Administration "Scandal"

First it was stairgate now it's salutegate. https://www.foxnews.com/politics/vp-kamala-harris-salute-air-force-two-military https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euiHtSD8oQE&lc=Ugz9WzOhWpHk0aGR3ZV4AaABAg.9LIWdSlFdbP9LIgkZHp8rz In yet another example of Fox News hard hitting investigative journalism Vi...

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by LMP737
Wed Mar 24, 2021 1:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Immigrants being released without court dates in Rio Grande Valley, US
Replies: 17
Views: 1262

Re: Immigrants being released without court dates in Rio Grande Valley, US

Amid the border crisis, it now appears the Biden administration is releasing immigrants without a court date into the US. Amid surge, border agents in Rio Grande Valley now releasing migrants without court dates Some immigrants told NBC News they were being released inside the U.S. without knowing ...

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by LMP737
Tue Mar 23, 2021 11:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sidney Powell’s Defense in Dominion Voting Defamation Lawsuit: First Amendment!
Replies: 37
Views: 2027

Re: Sidney Powell’s Defense in Dominion Voting Defamation Lawsuit: First Amendment!

GalaxyFlyer wrote:

What part of “Congress shall make no law...abridging freedom of speech” is a mystery to you? Is it slander in the instant case? Up to the court or the lawyers. I’m convinced it was stupid speech, but stupid isn’t illegal.


Oh, you're playing devils advocate. I get it now.

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by LMP737
Tue Mar 23, 2021 2:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden coronavirus relief package
Replies: 288
Views: 16566

Re: Biden coronavirus relief package

When I hear any republican express their about deficits concern I let out a very angry laugh. What did they think was going to happen to the deficit when they voted for the 2016 tax cut? What did they think was going to happen to the deficit when they voted to fund these various wars we've been inv...

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by LMP737
Tue Mar 23, 2021 1:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fast food you avoid
Replies: 68
Views: 3846

Re: Fast food you avoid

Aurelio's and Portillo's.....man, now you're talking. You are bringing back great memories. Used to go to a little hole in the wall in Bellwood called Mickey's for an Italian Beef and a Vienna dog after bowling every Tuesday night. The owners kid worked the late shift and wouldn't close until I sho...

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by LMP737
Mon Mar 22, 2021 10:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fast food you avoid
Replies: 68
Views: 3846

Re: Fast food you avoid

I will never go to a Wienerschnitzel or KFC. Both make disgusting food. W's chili is puke and most of everything KFC makes is so bad. What fast food joints do you avoid? In the Seattle metro area there's a small chain of burger joints called DIck's, seven stores in all. A lot of local's rave about ...

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by LMP737
Mon Mar 22, 2021 10:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fast food you avoid
Replies: 68
Views: 3846

Re: Fast food you avoid

When I lived in the Chicago area, the only time we'd go to White Castle was after our band played a gig, we packed up all our gear (we didn't have roadies) and there was nothing else open at that hour :smile: Born on the west side and grew up just south of the city and I never understood the whole ...

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by LMP737
Sun Mar 14, 2021 11:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rubio Backs Amazon workers Union
Replies: 23
Views: 1200

Re: Rubio Backs Amazon workers Union

Haha...when was the last time a Democrat was pro union? Unions were not valued under Obama either. Teachers did not make any wage gains under Obama. Republicans and Democrats both take care of the rich over the working class. Do you think John Kerry cares about the working class and poor hahaha?!? ...

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by LMP737
Sun Mar 14, 2021 11:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rubio Backs Amazon workers Union
Replies: 23
Views: 1200

Re: Rubio Backs Amazon workers Union

Rubio is backing "working class" voters. Twenty years ago this was Democratic territory. The realignment of the political parties continues. I've been saying for a few years now that Trump's assent in the GOP will reflect that. His base is at its core working class whites, and historicall...

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by LMP737
Fri Mar 12, 2021 12:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: #51 in infant mortality Arkansas signs near-total abortion ban
Replies: 81
Views: 3953

Re: #51 in infant mortality Arkansas signs near-total abortion ban

AirWorthy99 wrote:

Where in the constitution says that abortion is a right?


This has little to do with the constitution. The people who wrote this law did not base it on their understanding of the US constitution, they based it on their cheery picked interpretation of the bible. To pretend otherwise is folly.

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by LMP737
Wed Mar 10, 2021 11:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: #51 in infant mortality Arkansas signs near-total abortion ban
Replies: 81
Views: 3953

Re: #51 in infant mortality Arkansas signs near-total abortion ban

Sorry, the Arkansas voters voted on politicians that don’t agree with collective wokeness that is A.net Non-aviation people. Democracy is great until the voters don’t match your ideas. Over at Jalopnick, a writer posted about his (white guy) panic attack over driving across Nebraska and seeing peop...

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by LMP737
Tue Mar 09, 2021 11:51 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-14 - 50th Anniversary First Flight
Replies: 31
Views: 28692

Re: F-14 - 50th Anniversary First Flight

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JUcHFQc8IA
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Here's a "what might have been" rendition of an F-14 Stealthcat.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JUcHFQc8IA

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by LMP737
Tue Mar 09, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 987
Views: 53892

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

It appears that the judge presiding over the case of the self proclaimed Quanon Shaman did not apprecate him appearing on sixty minutes. I'm wondering what his attorney was thinking. https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/legal-issues/qanon-shaman-60-minutes-court/2021/03/05/69dbc4ec-7dd0-11eb-85cd-9b...

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by LMP737
Tue Mar 09, 2021 2:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas Gov. Abbott's new bill prohibits social media companies from censoring viewpoints
Replies: 148
Views: 5588

Re: Texas Gov. Abbott's new bill prohibits social media companies from censoring viewpoints

I thankfully didn't have the problems above, and so I am able to have concerns of Big tech censoring opposing viewpoint. As to choosing an electric provider: Rule #1: Never go with autopay for an Electric or Water account. Rule # 2: Never go with a Variable Rate tied to the Wholesale price of Energ...

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by LMP737
Sun Mar 07, 2021 3:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas Gov. Abbott's new bill prohibits social media companies from censoring viewpoints
Replies: 148
Views: 5588

Re: Texas Gov. Abbott's new bill prohibits social media companies from censoring viewpoints

Unfortunately we now have private monopolies though, so either split them up or impose restrictions on them. Another poster compared them to a bakery which is disingenuous. If a bakery won't write messages they disagree with on your cake, you can try going to another one. Isn’t this just classic ca...

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by LMP737
Sun Mar 07, 2021 2:59 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Can the IRS be aligned in an hangar?
Replies: 7
Views: 1426

Re: Can the IRS be aligned in an hangar?

Starlionblue wrote:

HF can be problematic at all times.


Fixed that for you. ;)


I stand corrected. ;)

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by LMP737
Sun Mar 07, 2021 1:29 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Can the IRS be aligned in an hangar?
Replies: 7
Views: 1426

Re: Can the IRS be aligned in an hangar?

fr8mech wrote:
I wouldn’t test HF inside either. A lot of radiated energy there and the building will interfere. In fact, I’m sure the AMM will have a prohibition against it.


Even being close to a hangar or large building while testing HF can be problematic at times.

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by LMP737
Sun Mar 07, 2021 12:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Liz Cheney: GOP risks becoming known as "the party of white supremacy"
Replies: 207
Views: 11072

Re: Liz Cheney: GOP risks becoming known as "the party of white supremacy"

He was trying to get a job as a professional entertainer, but he seemed to hold contempt for the NFL fanbase (they are who they are). It is their money that funds the NFL. So, gosh, it seems like his application to be their professional entertainer was rejected. He didn't have all of the talents th...

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