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by Aaron747
Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?
Replies: 89
Views: 2638

Re: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?

Doesn't "core values" need to be defined first? What are the GOP's "core values"? Stock buybacks and tax cuts have kept the DJIA high - but that only matters to Americans who have skin in the market. What other evidence is there that the White House claims of ‘best economy in ou...

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by Aaron747
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?
Replies: 89
Views: 2638

Re: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?

Trump supporters care less about feelings and more about what is actually going on around us. They can disagree with his words, his mannerisms, how he behaves publicly. None of that matters. What matters are results. As long as the economy keeps humming he gets re-elected. Stock buybacks and tax cu...

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by Aaron747
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?
Replies: 89
Views: 2638

Re: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?

I do not belong to a political party and have voted for as many Democrats as Republicans and Trump was a Democrat not too long ago. The fact that you tolerate Omar's anti semitism and her respect for Al Queada and Pressley's actual racist statement ("no more black faces that don't want to be a...

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by Aaron747
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Barr Steps in For Cop Who Killed Eric Garner
Replies: 27
Views: 986

Re: Barr Steps in For Cop Who Killed Eric Garner

Let's face it, Barr has set himself up as a racist equal to Trump's disgusting stature. The difference is that Barr will one day want to go back to a Big Name Law Firm and his racism could be a block for that return to a big wealth job. Law firms with large public companies as clients will not want...

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by Aaron747
Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?
Replies: 89
Views: 2638

Re: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?

NIKV69 wrote:
He is an incumbent who has a good economy. There will be no primary.


Other than the inflated DJIA, which of the WH claims about ‘best economy in our lifetime’ are true? My grandparents insist the 1960s were the best economy they have lived through.

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by Aaron747
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Planned storming of Area 51 9/20
Replies: 78
Views: 4461

Re: Planned storming of Area 51 9/20

C’mon guys this is all academic - they can’t tell us what they got or where from because it will devastate power structures all over the globe :wink:

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by Aaron747
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Debt ceiling: lather, rinse, repeat
Replies: 15
Views: 1067

Re: Debt ceiling: lather, rinse, repeat

1. Weren't we told that the Treasury coffers were being filled by tariffs ? And that tax cuts would pay for themselves by increasing revenue? This is the biggest lie the WH continues to push ad nauseum - best economy ever blah blah blah. They pledged cuts would pay for themselves by the early 2020s...

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by Aaron747
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudi Arabia beheads 37
Replies: 99
Views: 6022

Re: Saudi Arabia beheads 37

Religions being the tool or the driver or the conduit or the cover or the excuse for being a dick bag. Call it a cult or a tribal war if it makes you feel happy but choose something because it’s making you feel good rather than it being true is the problem here to begin with. The true problem isn't...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Protesters Remove U.S. Flag, Replace It With Mexican Flag In Colorado
Replies: 17
Views: 1288

Re: Protesters Remove U.S. Flag, Replace It With Mexican Flag In Colorado

You have been had by the powers that be. The reason no immigration reform has been accomplished since 1986 is business lobbying groups like the ambiguity of exactly what we have now - a legal cheap labor stream for skilled jobs, and an illegal one for unskilled jobs. This is FUD. The primary reason...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NYC Power Outage
Replies: 22
Views: 1408

Re: NYC Power Outage

Like Japan - which was been in major difficulty for years in the past decade. Japan has virtually no regular issues with blackouts. A major typhoon hit the center of Osaka last September - knocked out Kansai Airport completely, yet in a metro of 19 million only 200k were without power. There was a ...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NYC Power Outage
Replies: 22
Views: 1408

Re: NYC Power Outage

You must be very proud of your local power failures, it seems. I can't even remember the last time I experienced a power failure in my life (except for planned 2-hour cutoffs in Cape Town a few years ago). It must be 30 years ago, or so. Same. It’s amazing how frequently blackouts occur in the US c...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Protesters Remove U.S. Flag, Replace It With Mexican Flag In Colorado
Replies: 17
Views: 1288

Re: Protesters Remove U.S. Flag, Replace It With Mexican Flag In Colorado

Very true. Such acts of stupidity get a lot of media publicity, they just feed the 'right' and make it impossible to constructively deal with the issue of unauthorized (to use the politically correct term) immigration and residency by foreign nationals. I think illegal immigration is perfectly poli...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NYC Power Outage
Replies: 22
Views: 1408

Re: NYC Power Outage

Boohoo, the power went out and affected the lives of the precious New Yorkers, therefore, it should be on national news. Grow a pair, the power goes out here in STL all the time because of our storms You must be very proud of your local power failures, it seems. I can't even remember the last time ...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Protesters Remove U.S. Flag, Replace It With Mexican Flag In Colorado
Replies: 17
Views: 1288

Re: Protesters Remove U.S. Flag, Replace It With Mexican Flag In Colorado

Or get this...we can hold those accountable that break our immigration laws and send their behinds back to where they came from? We should hold employers accountable but it’s asinine to think we should look the other way for those breaking our laws because they have nothing. As far as 2018’s electi...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Residing in Mexico and "living" in the US
Replies: 14
Views: 989

Re: Residing in Mexico and "living" in the US

I have heard it can sometimes take hours to cross the border. Why not just live in a less expensive part of CA like Temecula or Hesperia or somewhere like that? If I were to commute each day I would buy the fast pass, its like 20 dollars and includes precheck at the airport too. Temecula doesn't so...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Debt ceiling: lather, rinse, repeat
Replies: 15
Views: 1067

Re: Debt ceiling: lather, rinse, repeat

1. Weren't we told that the Treasury coffers were being filled by tariffs ? And that tax cuts would pay for themselves by increasing revenue? This is the biggest lie the WH continues to push ad nauseum - best economy ever blah blah blah. They pledged cuts would pay for themselves by the early 2020s...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Protesters Remove U.S. Flag, Replace It With Mexican Flag In Colorado
Replies: 17
Views: 1288

Re: Protesters Remove U.S. Flag, Replace It With Mexican Flag In Colorado

If these people love Mexico so much, why don't they go to Mexico illegally and see what happens? I'd be more than happy to help them pack their bags. This kind of anti-American behavior is a large reason why Trump is president right now. These kinds of people are just making it easier for him to wi...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Debt ceiling: lather, rinse, repeat
Replies: 15
Views: 1067

Re: Debt ceiling: lather, rinse, repeat

1. Weren't we told that the Treasury coffers were being filled by tariffs ? And that tax cuts would pay for themselves by increasing revenue? This is the biggest lie the WH continues to push ad nauseum - best economy ever blah blah blah. They pledged cuts would pay for themselves by the early 2020s...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Protesters Remove U.S. Flag, Replace It With Mexican Flag In Colorado
Replies: 17
Views: 1288

Re: Protesters Remove U.S. Flag, Replace It With Mexican Flag In Colorado

If these people love Mexico so much, why don't they go to Mexico illegally and see what happens? I'd be more than happy to help them pack their bags. This kind of anti-American behavior is a large reason why Trump is president right now. These kinds of people are just making it easier for him to wi...

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by Aaron747
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudi Arabia as Tourist Destination
Replies: 66
Views: 2982

Re: Saudi Arabia as Tourist Destination

What does KSA have on offer which may attract the average tourist? Nothing, absolutely nothing, is the answer. What does Qatar have on offer which may attract the average tourist? I don't see a reason why they couldn't replicate Dubai's polished-turd-marketing-schtick-masterpiece as well. Just buil...

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by Aaron747
Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump backs down from citizenship question - as he claims he is not backing down from citizenship question
Replies: 2
Views: 618

Re: Trump backs down from citizenship question - as he claims he is not backing down from citizenship question

Pres. Trump's attempt to put in the citizenship question in the Census was to appease his supporters, cut government spending and discourage not legally residing persons from staying in the country. It would have been devastating in the area where I live, Northern NJ, as to local and school budgets...

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by Aaron747
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudi Arabia as Tourist Destination
Replies: 66
Views: 2982

Re: Saudi Arabia as Tourist Destination

No - not enough workaday Saudis speak English well enough to serve tourists and the only really dramatic beach scenery they have is in the NW quarter near the Gulf of Aqaba.

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by Aaron747
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dow breaks 27,000 for the first time ever
Replies: 18
Views: 1126

Re: Dow breaks 27,000 for the first time ever

“The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied to a record high on Thursday, led by UnitedHealth shares, after testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell that signaled easier monetary policy could be implemented later this month. The 30-stock average broke above 27,000 for the first time in its hi...

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by Aaron747
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida HS Principal Removed for Holocaust Denial
Replies: 16
Views: 1418

Re: Florida HS Principal Removed for Holocaust Denial

You have to admit: the people shouting "Jews will not replace us" may be considered "very fine people", but they all seem to lean to the same side of the political spectrum. That's not to say all of them are from that side, but the most vocal are , which makes generalization eas...

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by Aaron747
Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex
Replies: 93
Views: 4462

Re: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex

Trump and Jeffrey Epstein were the only two guests at a party with 28 women flown in for the ‘entertainment’: NYT report https://www.rawstory.com/2019/07/trump-and-jeffrey-epstein-were-the-only-two-guests-at-a-party-with-28-women-flown-in-for-the-entertainment-nyt-report/ 2 Pervs + 28 women, were t...

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by Aaron747
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex
Replies: 93
Views: 4462

Re: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex

I am amazed and also sickened by the simple fact that there are some members on here that are trying their damnedest to turn this into a political event, can't we all agree, no matter our political affiliation, the simple fact is, if you rape kids you deserve to die in a very slow, painful way. Let...

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by Aaron747
Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida HS Principal Removed for Holocaust Denial
Replies: 16
Views: 1418

Re: Florida HS Principal Removed for Holocaust Denial

So we have the far left trying to cover up offensive history and we have the far right trying to deny history that generates sympathy for minorities...is it really so hard to just teach youngsters the cold hard facts please? Holocaust denial has never been a monopoly of the far-right and the princi...

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by Aaron747
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida HS Principal Removed for Holocaust Denial
Replies: 16
Views: 1418

Florida HS Principal Removed for Holocaust Denial

Looks like someone has been spending too much time on incel conspiracy sites and Stormfront. What a maroon. They even gave him a chance to keep his job and he still insisted on the existence of alternative facts. So we have the far left trying to cover up offensive history and we have the far right ...

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by Aaron747
Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex
Replies: 93
Views: 4462

Re: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex

https://www.vox.com/2019/7/7/20685023/billionaire-jeffrey-epstein-arrested-minor-sex-trafficking-charges Who's the arm candy -er scratch that...not quite 'arm Candy' according to Epstein's pedo-preference....but that can't be Mrs. Epstein, can't it? Not sure about Epstein's date but who's the girl ...

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by Aaron747
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex
Replies: 93
Views: 4462

Re: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex

He might make a deal of he has evidence on Trump shagging a 13 year old girl. . TDS is alive and well you forget it was Clinton that hung out with him and not Trump? Clinton hung out with him but so did DJT. DJT confidante and buddy Tom Barrack is one of Epstein’s closest friends. Birds of a feathe...

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by Aaron747
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex
Replies: 93
Views: 4462

Re: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex

Lots of shit going down on Epstein’s charging hearing already - Clinton’s spokesman claims Bubba ‘knows nothing’ about Epstein’s crimes, and Epstein’s lawyers claiming his day in court is a violation of a non-prosecution agreement. The nerve of this guy, ffs

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by Aaron747
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex
Replies: 93
Views: 4462

Re: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex

And yet, this went on for years. Powerful members of the establishment on both sides of the aisle, and some in the corrupt media, knew about it, and some supported it. Yet, nothing was done to stop it. What changed? Why is Epstein suddenly a villain? What dirtbag members of the wealthy elite (you k...

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by Aaron747
Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump supports Netherlands World Cup
Replies: 40
Views: 2431

Re: Trump supports Netherlands World Cup

Textbook example of manipulation of low information voters. She is only doing what the mainstream media (translation : Democrat party) do every single day. Love how blind you are and take zero responsibility for all the misinformation that is now presented. I suspect you do not know how mainstream ...

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by Aaron747
Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Which Plane Would You Buy?
Replies: 31
Views: 1639

Re: Which Plane Would You Buy?

If I were wealthy enough to be contemplating this I would be living on Maui. For putting around the islands: C206 Stationair For getting to the mainland and beyond: Citation X And for some serious fun, I’d keep both a PC-12 and G58 Baron in CA or OR for journeys around the mountain west. Probably go...

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by Aaron747
Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California has officially lost it...Muralgate
Replies: 47
Views: 2482

Re: California has officially lost it...Muralgate

Why are people in Michigan, Alabama, Maine, New York, etc. outraged over what one school district decides to do with their funds? Normally they aren’t. It’s a reflection of the sheer stupidity and corruption associated with this particular matter. Or they are envious of a district so wealthy (this ...

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by Aaron747
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex
Replies: 93
Views: 4462

Re: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex

And yet, this went on for years. Powerful members of the establishment on both sides of the aisle, and some in the corrupt media, knew about it, and some supported it. Yet, nothing was done to stop it. What changed? Why is Epstein suddenly a villain? What dirtbag members of the wealthy elite (you k...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex
Replies: 93
Views: 4462

Re: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex

910A wrote:
LAX772LR wrote:
But man, it's going to take one oaf of a D.A. to screw this one up. Money be damned.

Slight correction, it's the feds not a local DA handling the case.


Just a reminder that the most tangible institutional privilege in the US system is wealth.

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by Aaron747
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California has officially lost it...Muralgate
Replies: 47
Views: 2482

Re: California has officially lost it...Muralgate

Well, there's also the question of why there is an environmental study needed (clearly it's just corruption) for painting a wall or removing a mural? Indoors! CEQA, the California Environmental Quality Act passed in 1970, requires environmental assessments to be conducted for any renovation in publ...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex
Replies: 93
Views: 4462

Re: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex

Whoa boy - hope the WH PR people are ready for a little OT these next few days, especially if 45 starts Tweeting about Epstein. Yet another example of why it’s shameful for the country to be led by a low quality individual. Making the rounds now is this nugget from a 2002 New York Magazine feature o...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California has officially lost it...Muralgate
Replies: 47
Views: 2482

Re: California has officially lost it...Muralgate

From the New York Times: “Painting [over the mural] would first require an environmental impact study that would cost about $500,000.” Hahaha. 500K for environmental study. Yeah, this is the kind of burden on society our “environment protectors” put. And that’s just for the study. Well, there's als...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How/when did you ask for a pay raise?
Replies: 10
Views: 1335

Re: How/when did you ask for a pay raise?

Obviously, all bosses are relunctant to this. How many times have you been trying before being successful? How long did you wait between all requests? Does a better position mean a better salary? :scratchchin: What was the boss attitude afterwards? ( including after the pay rise) And your preferred...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California has officially lost it...Muralgate
Replies: 47
Views: 2482

Re: California has officially lost it...Muralgate

What kind of environmental study costs hundreds of thousands of dollars? Are they drilling for oil too? Who else doubts what all these “environmental protection regulations”, “Paris agreements” and the likes are for? Effect on the actual environment is still questionable, but real money are now and...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 06, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California has officially lost it...Muralgate
Replies: 47
Views: 2482

Re: California has officially lost it...Muralgate

NoTime wrote:
Stupidity on so many levels...


This is the problem with SJWs...cover, take down, hide etc until what happens? Nobody learns the history anymore because all the lessons are gone. Completely counterproductive. Facts must trump emotion.

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7778

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

The outrage over the July 4th celebration is manufactured. The left banked on Trump giving a horrible speech. Trump gave a good and now the left has been embarrassed, so they are grasping at straws. None of this will win back Ohio. It may win back those three votes they are missing from San Francis...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California rocked again...
Replies: 35
Views: 1846

Re: California rocked again...

That Northridge Quake dropped the 10 Fwy right on cars passing underneath it and those moving on it at the time. I also watched from my balcony as the entire city blew transformers across the horizon as the entire LA basin went completely black for the 1st time. BN747 My grandmother’s house was in ...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 06, 2019 6:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7778

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

Great speech and great turnout on the mall despite the bad weather. Donald had a good week with this and the continued hot economy. Joe? Nah, a bad week of busing and other travails... More spin. The jobs report is quite good - but real wage growth continues to suck - 1.1% year over year. Housing c...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 06, 2019 5:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California rocked again...
Replies: 35
Views: 1846

Re: California rocked again...

Now beIng called 7.1. Hope all anetters in the impacted area are safe. Marc Bigger than the ones back in the 90’s that made a mess in SF and LA. Good thing it’s in a low population area. My sister said they got rocked. People at the restaurant hit the floor. She’s never been in one, so she’s a hot ...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7778

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

Patrotism Explained...since some did not like my prior explanation. Patriotism is like your child. True Parents love their child above all else. True Patriots love their country above all else. True Parents correct their child's behavior and conduct when it goes awry against social norms. True Patr...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California rocked again...
Replies: 35
Views: 1846

Re: California rocked again...

6.9 this time in the same area. My sister called and they were stopped for a bit in Hisparia I think they said. They just got out of LA on a Route 66 road trip. Not surprising - USGS said yesterday there was 30% chance of a larger event. This area is complex geologically, with several reverse and t...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7778

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

The left just can’t handle anything he does, even if it’s something good. It’s the 4th of July. It celebrates our Independence. It’s really quite unbelievable the lengths at which people will go to just wreck everything. Congrats. The left can’t even celebrate our nations birth, let alone any other...

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