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by casinterest
Tue Jul 28, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10707

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

https://myfox28columbus.com/news/nation-world/police-man-arrested-for-turning-on-water-faucets-in-se-portland-causing-50k-in-damage That is an article that discusses the arrest of someone who caused damage to private residences. I failed to see how that is (A) relevant to damage to the federal cour...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 28, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10707

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

50,000 dollars. and the thieves were arrested and under investigation . Source? So why send in the feds to set up a Militant state ? That is really what you are saying here, because why spend MILLIONS to send in the feds? Okay, so now you have moved the goalposts. But it is a fair question. In a pe...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 28, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10707

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

And here is the point you completely miss. No one would be there if the Feds were not there intimidating the public with officers untrained to handle domestic issues . That is patently false. The feds did not show up until early July - after weeks of continuous protests that caused injury and destr...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 28, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10707

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

And it will continue as long as they keep tear gassing folks. https://apnews.com/1dd1bb39093a3691f4e78093787ab877 I don't believe that you read the article in its entirety. Here is what the article says happened BEFORE the use of tear gas: 1) A man tried to climb the fence. 2) Thirty minutes later,...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 28, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10707

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

Some context is helpful to understand the Portland riots. Let's look at what happened a day ago, for example: - At 11:19 p.m. rioters launched their first laser attack of the night against federal officers. Shortly thereafter, at around 11:45 p.m. local time, rioters fired the first mortar firework...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 28, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10707

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

They are leading protests against racism and the symbols that stand for that racism. This local NAACP leader says that is no longer the case. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/07/23/portlands-protests-were-supposed-be-about-black-lives-now-theyre-white-spectacle/ No now it is also about ...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 28, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2020
Replies: 180
Views: 6261

Re: Word Game Q3 2020

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 28, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10707

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

I don't see any credible evidence that the Portland police, acting alone, were able to stop the ongoing damage to person and property after weeks of protests. The Feds appear to be content to protect federal property and leave the welfare of the rest of the city to the Portland Police department. T...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 28, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10707

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

And look. Trump plans to replace the currently untrained and unprepared federal forces continuously through October. Seems like a Putin planned stirring of the pot. https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/28/politics/portland-oregon-protests-federal-agents/index.html But as protests persist, Customs and Border ...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 28, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10707

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

Sitting back and letting anarchists and communists take over your downtown is not "doing their jobs". Hence the feds having to step in. They haven't taken over downtown. They are leading protests against racism and the symbols that stand for that racism. They aren't anarchists, and the on...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 28, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10707

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

The police have done their jobs. I don't see any credible evidence that the Portland police, acting alone, were able to stop the ongoing damage to person and property after weeks of protests. The Feds appear to be content to protect federal property and leave the welfare of the rest of the city to ...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 28, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10707

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

The police department has to answer to the mayor. If the mayor will not let the police department do their job, the feds can and will step in to protect their own property. The police have done their jobs. They have arrested plenty of suspects and charged them with crimes. Trump just wants to overs...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 28, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10707

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

I am not following your comments. They don't seem to be responsive to what I said. I am 100% in support of peaceful protest. But when you cause $50,000 worth of damage to a building you lose the right to continue doing damage to that building. Defending the building is perfectly reasonable. Of cour...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 28, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10707

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

Wow. Classic victim blaming. Sorry, but if someone does $50,000 worth of damage to my property, I most certainly have the right to defend against that criminality. And let's not forget, federal agents would not have needed to protect federal property if the mayor was competent. What? The police for...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10707

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

Wow. Classic victim blaming. Sorry, but if someone does $50,000 worth of damage to my property, I most certainly have the right to defend against that criminality. And let's not forget, federal agents would not have needed to protect federal property if the mayor was competent. What? The police for...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2020
Replies: 180
Views: 6261

Re: Word Game Q3 2020

Touchdown

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best USA Climate
Replies: 48
Views: 1820

Re: Best USA Climate

Kona , Hawaii. Hands down, best climate. If you don't like it, drive 50 miles, you will hit 10 others.

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tips: for or against?
Replies: 98
Views: 2814

Re: Tips: for or against?

Tips are just natural here in the US. I feel the need to Tip overseas ,even when I don't need to . This has led to many drunken nights with the proverbial toast from the bartender in foreign locals. As for in the US. Having worked a wait staff job once or twice, it really comes down to earning it, a...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 28, 2020 12:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump says he will not pay his respects to John Lewis in person.
Replies: 34
Views: 1803

Re: White House Occupant says he will not pay his respects to John Lewis in person.

Why would Trump pay respect? That would go against his white nationalist base's wishes. He must have the white nationalist base to win election. https://www.politico.com/news/2020/07/27/trumps-absence-at-john-lewis-services-once-again-highlights-struggle-to-honor-prominent-critics-383097 Following t...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 28, 2020 12:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10707

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

Here is all you need to know. Trump and his racist cowardly cabinet pushed these protests over the edge by sending in Federal officers in defiance of states's rights. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/portland-protests-federal-agent-clashes-explainer/ Portland had seen nearly 40 consecutive nights of pro...

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by casinterest
Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10707

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

Seeing what's going on on these Democrat controlled cities where the local leaders are willingly allowing riots and destruction occur, it seems to me that the game plan on the Democrat party is make the voters believe that if they vote Trump out the rioting will stop. Which is kind of political ter...

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by casinterest
Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Freedom of expression vs freedom of the press
Replies: 12
Views: 660

Re: Freedom of expression vs freedom of the press

I don't understand something about the law in the US. A person can tell anything, but a newspaper has to be careful ? Trump can say "fake news" all day, but the newspaper has to have arguments ? How can Fox News still exist in this environment ? Fox "News" isn't a news organizat...

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by casinterest
Mon Jul 27, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's Running Mate
Replies: 4
Views: 302

Re: Biden's Running Mate

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by casinterest
Mon Jul 27, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2020
Replies: 180
Views: 6261

Re: Word Game Q3 2020

Wildlife

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by casinterest
Mon Jul 27, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 509
Views: 33855

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

I think when all is said and done the way that Trump handled this crisis will be the single biggest mistake of his Presidency. If he had handled it the way European leaders did and the US followed a similar trend to Europe I very much think Trump would have been reelected because I think many would...

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by casinterest
Mon Jul 27, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US State Dept orders Chinese consulate in Houston closed
Replies: 57
Views: 2698

Re: US State Dept orders Chinese consulate in Houston closed

An Embassy spying? Color me surprised. I though half the staff at any embassy was intelligence officers. The US accusation was that the Chinese embassy at Houston was directly commanding a spy network in the country and to steal intellectual properties, instead of simply gathering and and collectin...

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by casinterest
Sat Jul 25, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2020
Replies: 180
Views: 6261

Re: Word Game Q3 2020

Bell

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by casinterest
Sat Jul 25, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 509
Views: 33855

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

I do think schools should open, it's very difficult on single parents, i think it should just be postpone a month until this Oxford vacation comes out in Sept. That should change everything. Things are very fluid right now. A lot of private school are opening here in NC, and recently one of the tea...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 24, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MLB Players Kneeling
Replies: 112
Views: 3679

Re: MLB Players Kneeling

It’s incredible that the group (won't say party, because it's too much of a generalization) Of self reliance, individualism, freedom, and loves to bash "offended snowflakes" gets mad because sportsman on tv won't stand for song! Funny how the claim has been made That other countries play ...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 24, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Seattle Releases the Kraken
Replies: 9
Views: 857

Re: Seattle Releases the Kraken

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MLB Players Kneeling
Replies: 112
Views: 3679

Re: MLB Players Kneeling

This revisionist BS being fed by the post modernist, neo marxist Academia that controls the schools of this country What does this word salad even mean? = Identity politics Seeing the world through the prism of marxism, where disparities between arbitrary groups are due to opression by the "pr...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 493
Views: 26272

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

At this rate, if we wait for a reasonable 50~60% exposure for herd immunity, then we have to stay in our holes for the next few years... I just can't see it as being a reasonable option unless we are willing to accept massively deleterious consequences to the entire society. Waiting for the availab...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2020
Replies: 180
Views: 6261

Re: Word Game Q3 2020

Slides

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 24, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MLB Players Kneeling
Replies: 112
Views: 3679

Re: MLB Players Kneeling

True, nothing wrong with that. What I find unfortunate is the entire act of kneeling before the anthem, like I said. Why? They stood for the anthem, who cares what they were doing before the anthem? Surely freedom is the right to choose to kneel or not to kneel. You would think some folks would get...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 23, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 509
Views: 33855

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

Oh look, the RNC screwed up again. Cancelled the Convention in Jacksonville. Seems that Democratic Governor Cooper in North Carolina was correct. https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/23/politics/rnc-jacksonville/index.html President Donald Trump announced Thursday that Republicans have scrapped plans to hold...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 23, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Washington Redskins Name Change on the Way?
Replies: 59
Views: 3001

Re: Washington Redskins Name Change on the Way?

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Shall we just call it
Washington FT?

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US State Dept orders Chinese consulate in Houston closed
Replies: 57
Views: 2698

Re: US State Dept orders Chinese consulate in Houston closed

An Embassy spying? Color me surprised. I though half the staff at any embassy was intelligence officers.

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 23, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 509
Views: 33855

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uLJkpH__os

Really hits home how well Trump blew the response to Covid.
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Phenomenal Lincoln ad that throws Trump quotes next to the Covid timeline.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uLJkpH__os

Really hits home how well Trump blew the response to Covid.

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 23, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Violent crime surges across the United States
Replies: 263
Views: 11294

Re: Violent crime surges across the United States

Trump is loosing his Law and Order fight as he is putting too much effort into belittling and abusing people's rights rather than paying attention to the Grievances. https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/508597-the-memo-trump-struggles-to-get-traction-with-law-and-order-message?utm_source=fark&u...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 493
Views: 26272

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

Yes, but plenty of places have reopened schools after the spikes and without waiting for the vaccine. Why would it be different in the US if, as is likely, the spikes are over by October? If you go by loose infection numbers (10x reported), a max of just over 10% of the US has been exposed. When we...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 23, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 493
Views: 26272

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

Just curious: why? Regardless of what you try to do to contain it, the virus follows an up and down curve as it spreads through the population. The hardest hit areas are also those that will go through their spike the fastest. Most places that experienced large outbreaks around the globe go through...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 493
Views: 26272

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

Sending them back into schools when a Vaccine is going to be avaliable by October as the Impeached President claims would be irresponsible in many of the hardest hit areas. Just curious: why? Regardless of what you try to do to contain it, the virus follows an up and down curve as it spreads throug...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 23, 2020 2:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2020
Replies: 180
Views: 6261

Re: Word Game Q3 2020

Polka

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 23, 2020 2:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 493
Views: 26272

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

Right, so you'll have to excuse me then for not being particularly impressed with Democrats either for their care for the well-being of students seemingly not extending beyond scoring one on Trump. So in other words You don't care about how the real issues at hand are being worked on unless you can...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 22, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 493
Views: 26272

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

Right, so you'll have to excuse me then for not being particularly impressed with Democrats either for their care for the well-being of students seemingly not extending beyond scoring one on Trump. So in other words You don't care about how the real issues at hand are being worked on unless you can...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 22, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 493
Views: 26272

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

I'm aware of the distance learning plans, but again, still seeing no plan or even talk of plans to address the needs of those unable to do distance education. Please define, unable to do? Have you looked? Schools check out laptops/Chrombooks/IOS devices to kids. Local utilities provide internet acc...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 22, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 509
Views: 33855

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

Uh Oh. Trump appointed UK Ambassador Robert Wood 'Woody' Johnson, (Woody Johnson sounds like a male pornstar name) is apparently a racist from comments disclosed from an investigation by the State Department Inspector General and connected with Trump's attempt to have Johnson put pressure on UK gov...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 22, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 493
Views: 26272

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

Where? Would love to see some examples of plans to address those unable to do distance education, because I haven't heard jack. Check the school district where you live and look it up. There are examples from Google using the below key worlds. school district distance learning plan I'm aware of the...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 22, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 493
Views: 26272

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

Again, what then is the plan in the interim for the millions of vulnerable kids who physically depend on the instruction and safety net schools provide and for whom distanced education is not an option? Those plans are worked on by the local school boards. Where? Would love to see some examples of ...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Violent crime surges across the United States
Replies: 263
Views: 11294

Re: Violent crime surges across the United States

It certainly doesn't help that many of their fellow citizens are openly hostile to law enforcement, further cementing the "us versus them" divide. The majority of Americans have a positive perception of the police, but the minority that doesn't is very, very loud. Well, the minority that ...

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