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by Aaron747
Fri Aug 07, 2020 2:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 492
Views: 32345

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

https://time.com/5876894/trump-bank-records-prosecutor/ Hopefully this will answer the question about a second term for the Crook and Buffoon. His fans don’t care if he’s a criminal - they don’t even care if he’s harming the country. To them it’s all about ‘screw the libs’, nothing else. I agree 10...

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by Aaron747
Fri Aug 07, 2020 2:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 492
Views: 32345

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

WarRI1 wrote:
https://time.com/5876894/trump-bank-records-prosecutor/

Hopefully this will answer the question about a second term for the Crook and Buffoon.


His fans don’t care if he’s a criminal - they don’t even care if he’s harming the country. To them it’s all about ‘screw the libs’, nothing else.

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by Aaron747
Fri Aug 07, 2020 12:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Republicans No One Can Argue With
Replies: 33
Views: 1240

Re: Republicans No One Can Argue With

Trump wins when America wins, not the other way around. Basicly true for every/any politician. If their community/city/state/nation "wins" while they are in office, they are likely to also then win. Tugg Exactly, which is why no one is buying the other side's narrative. No person who empl...

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by Aaron747
Fri Aug 07, 2020 12:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Can Be Done About The Coming US Eviction/Foreclosure Crisis?
Replies: 28
Views: 874

Re: What Can Be Done About The Coming US Eviction/Foreclosure Crisis?

Best way (or least terrible option in my view) would be direct transfer payments of a defined amount paired with lifting the eviction moratorium. Ideally the Dems and GOP would agree to some basic economic metrics as to when such payments would be wound down (since Dems would inevitably want to kee...

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by Aaron747
Thu Aug 06, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Can Be Done About The Coming US Eviction/Foreclosure Crisis?
Replies: 28
Views: 874

Re: What Can Be Done About The Coming US Eviction/Foreclosure Crisis?

Why would wealthy people refinancing cause tention ? It’s in the paragraph - feel free to reread above. Just saw a piece on a retiree landlord who has maxed out credit cards and is in danger of losing her home because two tenants have been behind on rent for over 3 months. Her income is SS and rent...

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by Aaron747
Thu Aug 06, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Can Be Done About The Coming US Eviction/Foreclosure Crisis?
Replies: 28
Views: 874

Re: What Can Be Done About The Coming US Eviction/Foreclosure Crisis?

jetwet1 wrote:
Just to clarify something, its not only wealthy Americans who are refi'ing, just about everyone who has a job and a mortgage is refi'ing.


Noted, but I don’t think middle class people refinancing is likely to cause class tensions.

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by Aaron747
Thu Aug 06, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Can Be Done About The Coming US Eviction/Foreclosure Crisis?
Replies: 28
Views: 874

What Can Be Done About The Coming US Eviction/Foreclosure Crisis?

Things are getting precarious for tens of millions of Americans and time is very short. Congress is failing to do their job and come to a simple bipartisan consensus that Americans need a safety net for the current crisis - both parties are trying to score points with the Senate stimulus repackage a...

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by Aaron747
Thu Aug 06, 2020 7:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 75 years ago...Hiroshima
Replies: 44
Views: 1244

Re: 75 years ago...Hiroshima

A recent documentary I watched stated that had it not been for the atomic bombings, General Curtis LeMay was getting ready to bring in B-17's from Europe to bomb Japan from Iwo Jima and have 24 hour per day fire bombing of Japanese cities from both the Marianas and Iwo Jima. No point - by July of '...

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by Aaron747
Thu Aug 06, 2020 1:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 75 years ago...Hiroshima
Replies: 44
Views: 1244

Re: 75 years ago...Hiroshima

Why was an invasion necessary? Japan heavily relied on goods and materials shipped from China and the mainland for their needs (and oil was one of the main reasons for their attack against Pearl Harbour in the first place). Why not embargo the country with a blockade and conduct an extended convent...

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by Aaron747
Thu Aug 06, 2020 1:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 75 years ago...Hiroshima
Replies: 44
Views: 1244

Re: 75 years ago...Hiroshima

The OP’s post is somewhat inaccurate - the second bomb did not ‘force’ Japan’s surrender. Rumors were flying through the country but there were no official announcements of the bombings. There were still attempts to backchannel with other governments by the imperial government through the period of ...

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by Aaron747
Thu Aug 06, 2020 1:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Poll: Most blacks do not support defunding police
Replies: 19
Views: 831

Re: Poll: Most blacks do not support defunding police

Most Americans do not support defunding and defunding itself as a movement is hardly anything at all.

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by Aaron747
Wed Aug 05, 2020 3:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Epstein Accuser Says Bill Clinton Partied on Pedophile Island
Replies: 76
Views: 3208

Re: Epstein Accuser Says Bill Clinton Partied on Pedophile Island

Two points stand out. Firstly, why it is relevant that her boyfriend died in jail. Secondly, that he is apparently unsure if it was murder or suicide. Given that he had already said that Epstein died in jail, why did he need to go further. Further, his wording is interesting. ‘Let them prove her gu...

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by Aaron747
Tue Aug 04, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Huge Explosion In Beirut
Replies: 66
Views: 3626

Re: Huge Explosion In Beirut

Report that 2,700 tons of ammonium nitrate was stored at the facility. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/08/huge-explosion-rocks-lebanon-capital-beirut-live-updates-200804163620414.html That seems criminally negligent. Absolutely. Whoever is in charge of customs there is incredibly ignora...

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by Aaron747
Tue Aug 04, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Epstein Accuser Says Bill Clinton Partied on Pedophile Island
Replies: 76
Views: 3208

Re: Epstein Accuser Says Bill Clinton Partied on Pedophile Island

https://twitter.com/meidastouch/status/ ... 74592?s=21
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So in the recent Axios interview that is going around, there was a moment where 45 defended his comment about wishing Maxwell well, AND was oddly nonchalant about her association with Epstein. This is truly bizarro-world stuff:

https://twitter.com/meidastouch/status/ ... 74592?s=21

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by Aaron747
Mon Aug 03, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Healthcare Plan Imminent
Replies: 43
Views: 2077

Re: Trump Healthcare Plan Imminent

https://twitter.com/newday/status/12902 ... 20385?s=21
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An excellent rundown of this here from John Avlon. This is something impacting nearly every American and they haven’t done bupkis.

https://twitter.com/newday/status/12902 ... 20385?s=21

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by Aaron747
Mon Aug 03, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Columbus Statues in Chicago Removed
Replies: 25
Views: 1014

Re: Columbus Statues in Chicago Removed

Are statues of Columbus just as offensive as Confederate monuments? Depends who you ask I suppose. A former girlfriend was half Yakama Indian and she hated Columbus and all the parades etc around his holiday. But I would guess the average American probably would not be offended by statues of him. H...

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by Aaron747
Mon Aug 03, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Epstein Accuser Says Bill Clinton Partied on Pedophile Island
Replies: 76
Views: 3208

Re: Epstein Accuser Says Bill Clinton Partied on Pedophile Island

While I agree with most of what you're saying, there is nothing scientific about what is considered sound sex decisions. It's completely subjective and subjectivity is the opposite of science. Absolutely incorrect. Compared to 30 years ago, much is now known about high/low context decisionmaking in...

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by Aaron747
Mon Aug 03, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Epstein Accuser Says Bill Clinton Partied on Pedophile Island
Replies: 76
Views: 3208

Re: Epstein Accuser Says Bill Clinton Partied on Pedophile Island

The only people who understand the varied peculiarities of Male sexuality that go beyond the norm are professional sex workers (hookers), their managers (pimps) and those who've been around the block - a lot! There are plenty of men (and women) who get off on sexual acts which are not considered ma...

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by Aaron747
Mon Aug 03, 2020 6:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Epstein Accuser Says Bill Clinton Partied on Pedophile Island
Replies: 76
Views: 3208

Re: Epstein Accuser Says Bill Clinton Partied on Pedophile Island

That’s not how it works in the US - statutory rape is rape, whether the girl was prostituting herself or not. It’s not like the girls were ‘operating’ freelance, with polished online profiles and the like. They were roped in and trained by adults - that is exploitation. Also you may want to clarify...

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by Aaron747
Mon Aug 03, 2020 1:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Healthcare Plan Imminent
Replies: 43
Views: 2077

Re: Trump Healthcare Plan Imminent

https://twitter.com/thehill/status/1290 ... 15584?s=21
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Seems like we’re getting the 248th POTUS golf day instead of a major healthcare plan :lol:

https://twitter.com/thehill/status/1290 ... 15584?s=21

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by Aaron747
Mon Aug 03, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TikTok
Replies: 81
Views: 2880

Re: TikTok

Never cared for Tik Tok it's just another worthless app that rots young kids' brains and encourages them to stay home all day doing nothing. I hope he does Ban them. Can he sign an EO to ban them over being embarrassed by Sarah Cooper though? :scratchchin: It’s equally tenuous to use the China angl...

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by Aaron747
Mon Aug 03, 2020 1:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TikTok
Replies: 81
Views: 2880

Re: TikTok

Instead of trying to "ban" TikTok, why not ask Apple, Google and others who host this app take the lead and let them simply not allow apps on their platforms that want access to private data? I never understood why any apps are allowed to be sold in an app store that want me to accept doz...

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by Aaron747
Mon Aug 03, 2020 1:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Protests in Berlin Over COVID-19 Restrictions
Replies: 16
Views: 733

Re: Protests in Berlin Over COVID-19 Restrictions

On Saturday, a large group of far right protestors gathered at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin to protest Germany's COVID-19 restrictions. Coronavirus guidelines in the country require face masks to be worn if 5 feet of social distancing can not be maintained. The 17,000 proteators were warned that ...

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by Aaron747
Mon Aug 03, 2020 1:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Protests in Berlin Over COVID-19 Restrictions
Replies: 16
Views: 733

Re: Protests in Berlin Over COVID-19 Restrictions

https://youtu.be/Zf4I9mv_0uQ
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AirWorthy99 wrote:
So when one group protests in the streets there is worry about COVID 19, but when another does, there is not much worry about


This is a false statement - if you view the report from Deutsche Welle on that day, there is obviously concern for/thought about COVID.

https://youtu.be/Zf4I9mv_0uQ

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by Aaron747
Mon Aug 03, 2020 1:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Epstein Accuser Says Bill Clinton Partied on Pedophile Island
Replies: 76
Views: 3208

Re: Epstein Accuser Says Bill Clinton Partied on Pedophile Island

In the US we have statutory rape because it is irrelevant that underage girls have ‘adult’ bodies. It is scientific fact that the vast majority of adolescents and teenagers lack the emotional maturity to make sound sex decisions (bad enough with people their own age). Society has judged adults can ...

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by Aaron747
Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Epstein Accuser Says Bill Clinton Partied on Pedophile Island
Replies: 76
Views: 3208

Re: Epstein Accuser Says Bill Clinton Partied on Pedophile Island

And yet you have numerous tv show with pregnant underage girls. Don't you think a better sexual education at school could go a long way ? Of course but it’s impossible to set a national curriculum for that - all 50 states set their own curriculum standards to reflect local values (usually the same ...

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by Aaron747
Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Epstein Accuser Says Bill Clinton Partied on Pedophile Island
Replies: 76
Views: 3208

Re: Epstein Accuser Says Bill Clinton Partied on Pedophile Island

In the US we have statutory rape because it is irrelevant that underage girls have ‘adult’ bodies. It is scientific fact that the vast majority of adolescents and teenagers lack the emotional maturity to make sound sex decisions (bad enough with people their own age). Society has judged adults can ...

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by Aaron747
Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Healthcare Plan Imminent
Replies: 43
Views: 2077

Re: Trump Healthcare Plan Imminent

Signing? What does that mean - as in a huge secret deal that both bodies of Congress are A-okay with? Signed, sealed, delivered? Oh my :lol:

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by Aaron747
Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Epstein Accuser Says Bill Clinton Partied on Pedophile Island
Replies: 76
Views: 3208

Re: Epstein Accuser Says Bill Clinton Partied on Pedophile Island

In India if one has sex with a woman to whom one is committed to marry her, but then changes mind it's rape. What if one changes mind because one realizes late that she has serious mental problems? So in the US sex with a 16 year old hooker is rape? I don't say it shouldn't be punished, but rape fo...

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by Aaron747
Sun Aug 02, 2020 7:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democratic Congressman Tests Positive for COVID-19
Replies: 7
Views: 504

Re: Democratic Congressman Tests Positive for COVID-19

so a 66 year old who doesn't wear masks, gave it to a 72 year old who does wear a mask. Which means he got it through his eyes? Masks below laboratory grade don’t necessarily prevent ingestion of the virus but all forms of masks DO prevent viral loads transmitted by aerosols from being thrown all o...

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by Aaron747
Sat Aug 01, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain has died after being hospitalized with the coronavirus
Replies: 67
Views: 3483

Re: Herman Cain Still on Oxygen

He has a long documented track record of being a racist. Even the Nixon administration went after him for being a racist. Play stupid games; win stupid prizes. Hope he had fun at that Tulsa rally. Hmmmm.. there's John Lewis, then ...there's Herman Cain. ...the former, a titan, a champion for the be...

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by Aaron747
Sat Aug 01, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 269
Views: 9346

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

An credible argument can be made that Trump brought peace to Portland. As I’ve mentioned earlier, Trump’s introduction of federal police deflected all of the anger and violence from the local police to the feds. The feds were eventually able to step aside, taking the wind out of the anarchists’ sai...

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by Aaron747
Sat Aug 01, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Epstein Accuser Says Bill Clinton Partied on Pedophile Island
Replies: 76
Views: 3208

Re: Epstein Accuser Says Bill Clinton Partied on Pedophile Island

'Epstein bragged Clinton was “in his pocket.' Firstly, no one can put Epstein in the dock. Secondly, how reliable would Epstein's evidence have been. Thirdly, is there any evidence that Epstein actually said that. Lets see how this goes in court before we convict the guy. Lets be clear. Clinton muc...

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by Aaron747
Sat Aug 01, 2020 12:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kushner’s Politicide
Replies: 23
Views: 1323

Re: Kushner’s Politicide

Again not sure why Trump hire smart beltway people like Newt and listened to them. Jared is a tool. As is his kids. Except of course Ivanka. He’s afflicted with inferiority complex and doesn’t want intelligent dudes his own age in the room second-guessing him all the time. Still a power dynamic in ...

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by Aaron747
Fri Jul 31, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Epstein Accuser Says Bill Clinton Partied on Pedophile Island
Replies: 76
Views: 3208

Re: Epstein Accuser Says Bill Clinton Partied on Pedophile Island

No expert Lawyer on the measure of ex-Horny Males exist....ask Alan Dershowitz. BN747 Why you referencing Dershowitz? So far only person implicated by an accuser is Clinton. Because Dershowitz is named in court filings as the chief negotiator for Epstein’s non-prosecution agreement with Florida AG’...

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by Aaron747
Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Epstein Accuser Says Bill Clinton Partied on Pedophile Island
Replies: 76
Views: 3208

Re: Epstein Accuser Says Bill Clinton Partied on Pedophile Island

'Epstein bragged Clinton was “in his pocket.' Firstly, no one can put Epstein in the dock. Secondly, how reliable would Epstein's evidence have been. Thirdly, is there any evidence that Epstein actually said that. Lets see how this goes in court before we convict the guy. Given the obvious extent o...

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by Aaron747
Fri Jul 31, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain has died after being hospitalized with the coronavirus
Replies: 67
Views: 3483

Re: Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain has died after being hospitalized with the coronavirus

Amazing that anyone signed. Trump was saying COVID is no big deal and no need to distance or cover your face. Then basically saying if you come to my rally, don’t distance and cover your face and get COVID, don’t blame me. You couldn’t make this stuff up. It defies explanation other than people are...

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by Aaron747
Fri Jul 31, 2020 1:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Wants to Postpone Election
Replies: 107
Views: 5213

Re: Trump Wants to Postpone Election

CBS news did an experiment on mail in voting, results were as expected: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/covid-19-vote-by-mail-ballot-counted-election/ That's the way tens of millions of votes may get cast in November. The issues in the article can be resolved in a practical way by making the deadline ...

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by Aaron747
Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Wants to Postpone Election
Replies: 107
Views: 5213

Re: Trump Wants to Postpone Election

What is the difference between an absentee vote and a postal vote please? CBS news did an experiment on mail in voting, results were as expected: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/covid-19-vote-by-mail-ballot-counted-election/ That's the way tens of millions of votes may get cast in November. The issues...

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by Aaron747
Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Wants to Postpone Election
Replies: 107
Views: 5213

Re: Trump Wants to Postpone Election

WarRI1 wrote:
That is the greatest fear, our miltary getting involved.To me anyway. Banana Republics do this.


This fear is mostly unfounded - the US military is under no obligation to follow illegal orders.

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by Aaron747
Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain has died after being hospitalized with the coronavirus
Replies: 67
Views: 3483

Re: Herman Cain Still on Oxygen

I thought conservatives were market geniuses? It makes zero sense to assign color value to money - especially in real estate and big-ticket purchases like property. Don Jr. said this about his Dad when addressing those who accused his Dad of being racist. He said the only color his Dad sees is gree...

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by Aaron747
Thu Jul 30, 2020 5:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain has died after being hospitalized with the coronavirus
Replies: 67
Views: 3483

Re: Herman Cain Still on Oxygen

The "strategist" whose job is to make everything about politics, supporting Trump who makes everything about himself, now wants the pandemic to not be politicized. Has he told people in his organization ? Has he told Trump ? Charlie Kirk is still saying he won't wear a mask, masks might k...

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by Aaron747
Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain has died after being hospitalized with the coronavirus
Replies: 67
Views: 3483

Re: Herman Cain Still on Oxygen

I wonder how long it will take for Trump to catch it, especially since a lot of his close aides are starting to get it. It would be interesting to watch as he is not a particularly healthy individual. His age and excessive weight would put him in a rather high risk category. Although I have a feeli...

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by Aaron747
Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is it the 1960s in America again?
Replies: 9
Views: 659

Re: Is it the 1960s in America again?

It can’t be the 60s again because Americans have more or less given up on the value of science. We used to have youngsters all over the country clamoring to get into math and science programs.

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by Aaron747
Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big tech on the stand again - Amazon-Apple-Facebook-Google
Replies: 8
Views: 402

Re: Big tech on the stand again - Amazon-Apple-Facebook-Google

TheFlyingDisk wrote:
Big tech on the stand - and Microsoft nowhere to be found.

How the mighty have fallen...


Microsoft is very very busy rolling out corrections and fixes for Windows 10 updates.

:duck:

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by Aaron747
Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting at a Protest in Austin
Replies: 6
Views: 467

Re: Shooting at a Protest in Austin

Of course you do. Simply stated, there needs to be a thorough investigation. Personal credibility will be an issue. But since the defender has been released, there may be some evidence to contradict the biased eye witness testimony in the crowd. There have been right wing numbskulls all over the pl...

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by Aaron747
Tue Jul 28, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 269
Views: 9346

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

The fiction here is the argument that the rioters would be peaceful as long as the feds never showed up to defend the courthouse. This argument assumes that causing tens of thousands of dollars worth of damage to public property is "peaceful." I don't subscribe to that theory. It also ign...

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by Aaron747
Tue Jul 28, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 269
Views: 9346

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

This applies only to the antifa/BLM/anarchists right? They need to be protected at all costs? What a joke. Never said that. My statement was that people uninvolved in the violence (and LEOs) will be at heightened risk - a suburban mom, senior veteran, young healthcare professional - any of the vari...

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by Aaron747
Tue Jul 28, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 269
Views: 9346

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

Large crowds respond to threats in these situations in predictable fashion - communication is key to deescalation, as with any situation where humans are involved. Communication you say? There is no dialogue to be had. These anarchists are programmed and too invested to have any dialogue. Seeing th...

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