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by Aaron747
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: President Trump & PM Khan meeting
Replies: 10
Views: 309

Re: President Trump & PM Khan meeting

What are your guys thoughts about the meeting that was held today (July 22, 2019)? All over the place, as usual. Braggadocio god-complex nonsense with his ‘I could end the war in 10 days but don’t want to kill millions’ claim, and completely contradicting himself on ‘we don’t want to be policemen’ ...

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by Aaron747
Tue Jul 23, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran has captured 17 spies working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency
Replies: 14
Views: 677

Re: Iran has captured 17 spies working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency

What does that have to do with what the OP posted? You know that not EVERYTHING revolves around your hatred for Trump right??? No, no I don't because 'THIS' topic will cause him to open his mouth and continue to add to his stupidity & ignorance. We all know he does not (or can't) read the the D...

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by Aaron747
Mon Jul 22, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will the United States invade Iran?
Replies: 82
Views: 2720

Re: Will the United States invade Iran?

And how about you explain to us the reasons those sanctions were imposed and how that is not a hostile act towards the Western World? The US didn’t start this. Iran did... We had an agreement with Iran in the form of the JCPOA that Iran was complying with. Then the US unilaterally pulled out and re...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11
Replies: 14
Views: 734

Re: 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

The science, engineering, and teamwork required to pull off the Apollo program are absolutely inspirational. The technology developed for these missions left a mark on people’s lives many don’t realize or appreciate. Unfortunately appreciation for science and technical achievement has waned in recen...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will the United States invade Iran?
Replies: 82
Views: 2720

Re: Will the United States invade Iran?

Indeed. Trump will start WW3 just to piss off Obama. And to solidify Jewish support in 2020. While not all American Jews are rabid Zionists, they almost all will vote as they're told when it comes to issues affecting Israel's "security". If this is actually what you believe, you do not un...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will the United States invade Iran?
Replies: 82
Views: 2720

Re: Will the United States invade Iran?

We are still at war with Islam and drugs and Iraq and Afghanistan and poverty. Can we afford a war with Iran? Republicans will try to convince us we can. The neo-cons will actually there are democrats that want us to engage with Iran as well. I am sick of spilling American blood for regime change a...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will the United States invade Iran?
Replies: 82
Views: 2720

Re: Will the United States invade Iran?

With the latest attack on a British oil tanker by Iran, do you think that the United States, Britain, and Israel will do a joint covert invasion of Iran a similar to the US invasion of Panama to remove the drug lord Norreiga back in 1989. This is like the latest in a series of attacks on American a...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?
Replies: 134
Views: 4410

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

I’m just going to go with no, he will not get primaried. The vast majority of the people couldn’t care less about hurt feelings or some other b.s. that is constantly pushed by the left. Want to know what most care about? Is my job secure and how is my paycheck/retirement looking. When you have nutj...

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by Aaron747
Fri Jul 19, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 358
Views: 24302

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

Complying with EU sanctions. The British vessels are not violating any known sanctions. With the seizure of multiple vessels and the shooting down of a US drone it appears that it is the Iranians who are being the aggressors. They are being strangled economically and are defending their interests i...

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by Aaron747
Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 358
Views: 24302

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

Those peace loving Iranians seized two British oil tankers today. Seems to be retaliation for those peace loving British seizing an Iranian tanker. Complying with EU sanctions. The British vessels are not violating any known sanctions. With the seizure of multiple vessels and the shooting down of a...

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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: 134
Views: 4410

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: 134
Views: 4410

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: 134
Views: 4410

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: 29
Views: 1284

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: 134
Views: 4410

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: 82
Views: 5256

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: 1091

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: 6161

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: 1311

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: 1456

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: 1456

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: 1311

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: 1456

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: 1311

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: 995

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: 1091

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: 1311

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: 1091

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: 1311

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: 68
Views: 3571

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: 620

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: 68
Views: 3571

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: 1244

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: 1424

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: 4473

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: 4473

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: 1424

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: 1424

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: 4473

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: 4473

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: 4473

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: 4473

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: 2443

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: 1706

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: 2490

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: 4473

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: 4473

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: 2490

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: 4473

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: 2490

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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