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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How the Economy Recovers and We Get Back to Work
Replies: 173
Views: 10090

Re: How the Economy Recovers and We Get Back to Work

So now here we are in July. US Cases are ramping up, and the Stimulus act is expiring in the 2nd to last week of July. https://www.wral.com/one-day-difference-in-the-calendar-will-cost-millions-of-unemployed-600-each/19183414/ With cases ramping up, will we see more Stimulus as states roll back or a...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump is threatening all private schools with losing tax exempt options
Replies: 32
Views: 1335

Re: Trump is threatening all private schools with losing tax exempt options

Absolutely agree. Politics never seep into liberal arts classes. Ever. Really? So Architecture, Business, and Computer Science all hinge on politics? I think those folks may have missed out on some good parties in college. I’m agreeing with you. Politics never seeps into the liberal arts classroom....

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump is threatening all private schools with losing tax exempt options
Replies: 32
Views: 1335

Re: Trump is threatening all private schools with losing tax exempt options

Yeah sure because Political advocacy matters when you are learning about engineering, math and science. The only places where politics get pushed are in political science classes, and outside of class. People that never went to college sure like to pretend they know what goes on there. Absolutely a...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump is threatening all private schools with losing tax exempt options
Replies: 32
Views: 1335

Re: Trump is threatening all private schools with losing tax exempt options

Trump is bad. That isn't political. It is common knowledge. but that would be the professor, and not the school at issue. By your argument, if a church member told me trump was good, I could have the whold 501 removed. A professor works for the institution. A congregant does not. They are not the s...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Suggestion for Reviving Indiana Tower
Replies: 20
Views: 663

Re: Suggestion for Reviving Indiana Tower

Come on now...wrong state, that would be Texas :duck: It could be Texas ,but I was referring to the fact that Lucas Oil is rather big there.[/quote] Other than the stadium and perhaps Lucas Oil heavy involvement in motorsport, their presence in Indy is not even that big anyway (their large facility...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump is threatening all private schools with losing tax exempt options
Replies: 32
Views: 1335

Re: Trump is threatening all private schools with losing tax exempt options

Churches are good at knowing their limits. IRS regulations allow churches to engage in issue advocacy so long as it does not function as political campaign intervention. It's perfectly legal for a pastor to say that abortion is bad. But they can't say that Candidate X is bad because they are pro-ch...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump is threatening all private schools with losing tax exempt options
Replies: 32
Views: 1335

Re: Trump is threatening all private schools with losing tax exempt options

VTKillarney wrote:
casinterest wrote:
Trump would have to prove it. And he would fail .

If he fails so be it. And if he doesn't, it's a good thing that a law breaking institution will be forced to stop breaking the law.



Bye bye small churches

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump is threatening all private schools with losing tax exempt options
Replies: 32
Views: 1335

Re: Trump is threatening all private schools with losing tax exempt options

And what are Universities engaging in that isn't exempt? My guess is that Trump would say that they are engaging in political advocacy. 501(c)(3) exempt organizations are not allowed to do that. Trump would have to prove it. And he would fail . More churches would go under from that law than univer...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 484
Views: 31643

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

Uh oh Trump had to cancel his Rally in New Hampshire for something with more hot air and wind than he has. Tropical Storm Fay. https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2020-election/trump-camp-eyes-course-correction-rallies-we-can-t-have-n1233387 But on Friday afternoon, the campaign scrapped the event enti...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump is threatening all private schools with losing tax exempt options
Replies: 32
Views: 1335

Re: Trump is threatening all private schools with losing tax exempt options

And they are exempt by law. It is what it is. But their Universities all claim the educational credit. Section 501(c)(3) exempts both educational and religious activities. Religious universities aren't claiming one "credit" over the other. Both activities fall under the same section. They...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump is threatening all private schools with losing tax exempt options
Replies: 32
Views: 1335

Re: Trump is threatening all private schools with losing tax exempt options

VTKillarney wrote:
casinterest wrote:
VTKillarney wrote:
The law is quite clear that churches are exempt.



But Churches are all about indoctrination.

And they are exempt by law. It is what it is.



But their Universities all claim the educational credit.

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Suggestion for Reviving Indiana Tower
Replies: 20
Views: 663

Re: Suggestion for Reviving Indiana Tower

zakuivcustom wrote:

Come on now...wrong state, that would be Texas :duck:


It could be Texas ,but I was referring to the fact that Lucas Oil is rather big there.

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump is threatening all private schools with losing tax exempt options
Replies: 32
Views: 1335

Re: Trump is threatening all private schools with losing tax exempt options

VTKillarney wrote:
stlgph wrote:
Churches, anyone?

The law is quite clear that churches are exempt.



But Churches are all about indoctrination.

If Trump was half serious, he would put them all up to a test.

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump is threatening all private schools with losing tax exempt options
Replies: 32
Views: 1335

Re: Trump is threatening all private schools with losing tax exempt options

As far as I can tell, Trump is asking the Treasury Department to ensure that certain schools and universities are properly exempted under existing law. It's a political stunt, for sure, but if an institution is in violation of existing law I fail to see the harm in rectifying that. It will be good ...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 484
Views: 31643

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

On the racism side, You are going to ignore that the Barack Obama chose Biden to be his Running mate? No doubt about it. But all these racial tensions were built up under Obama. How Obama has turned back the clock on race relations Trump meanwhile has done nothing but push racism to the edge with h...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fox News, and especially Hannity, getting people dead...
Replies: 64
Views: 4268

Re: Fox News, and especially Hannity, getting people dead...

I will never understand why a media business like Fox News would cater to 70-year-old white males demographic. Why wouldn't they target the younger and more affluent? instead, they have gone after those in their twilight years living on a fixed income. Most of the advertising on cable news is pharm...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 484
Views: 31643

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

Laughable? If you call recovery from the Great recession laughable, I would love to hear what you call Trump's destruction of the US into double digit unemployment. You're going to blame COVID on Trump? Racials slurs are your guideline. So you are all talk then . No action. Racism isn't defined by ...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Suggestion for Reviving Indiana Tower
Replies: 20
Views: 663

Re: Suggestion for Reviving Indiana Tower

Concrete and Limestone. Yuck. They should just build an oil derick with a cross on top. Plenty of people in Indiana will flock it it.

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 484
Views: 31643

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/sta ... 6273468416


The more uninformed people are, the more supporters he will get .\

It seems the Impeached President has a definition for Radical Left wing. It is intelligence.
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Donald Trump continues to stack his base by attacking education.
https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/sta ... 6273468416


The more uninformed people are, the more supporters he will get .\

It seems the Impeached President has a definition for Radical Left wing. It is intelligence.

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 484
Views: 31643

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

Obama's economy...laughable. There is proof that Biden used racial slurs. None that Trump has. Laughable? If you call recovery from the Great recession laughable, I would love to hear what you call Trump's destruction of the US into double digit unemployment. Racials slurs are your guideline. So yo...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 484
Views: 31643

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

Back to the pettiness I see, Obama took credit for killing OBL, but he let the Ambassador to Libya get killed. Racial tensions increased under Obama. Black unemployment was at its lowest point since the stat has been maintained; and the credit doesn't belong to Obama. Again,the one that has used ra...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 408
Views: 21671

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

https://www.berliner-zeitung.de/news/virologe-hendrick-streeck-ich-rechne-damit-dass-es-eine-zweite-eine-dritte-welle-geben-wird-li.92336 Virologist Hendrik Streeck: "I expect there will be a second, a third wave" The head of the Heinsberg study also said on Thursday: "We will always...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 484
Views: 31643

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

Simple fact. We know Trump is horrible. He is a Grandstanding Manipulative, Lying, dishonorable man who has already failed spectacularly at multiple levels. True Biden comes from an Administration that had plans and goals. What exactly did the Obama administration achieve? Obama achieved Many Items...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 484
Views: 31643

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

In a sane world, any candidate choosing a VP on basis of gender should be disqualified from running as president. The pandering of a weak Biden to the far left in the democratic party by playing the identity politics game should increase Trumps chances of winning. But unfortunately Trump is the gif...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 484
Views: 31643

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

Add another charge of fraud to Trump. https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-not-doctor-wrote-glowing-185736900.html?utm_source=fark&utm_medium=website&utm_content=link&ICID=ref_fark Harold Bornstein, who was Donald Trump's personal doctor for decades, acknowledges that his over-the-top statem...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2020
Replies: 146
Views: 4726

Re: Word Game Q3 2020

Tent

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 US Senate Race Thread
Replies: 59
Views: 3511

Re: 2020 US Senate Race Thread

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vZp3FAQZvU

They should play this one all autumn
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The Lincoln Project hit this one out of the ball park.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vZp3FAQZvU

They should play this one all autumn

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fox News, and especially Hannity, getting people dead...
Replies: 64
Views: 4268

Re: Fox News, and especially Hannity, getting people dead...

Fox news is trying to defend Tucker Carlson by advancing the notion that his viewers "realize" that he is nothing but a Opinion artist and all of his "facts" are not to be taken as such. For those of you that still waste your time watch nightly shows on Fox, you should understan...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 09, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fox News, and especially Hannity, getting people dead...
Replies: 64
Views: 4268

Re: Fox News, and especially Hannity, getting people dead...

Fox news is trying to defend Tucker Carlson by advancing the notion that his viewers "realize" that he is nothing but a Opinion artist and all of his "facts" are not to be taken as such. For those of you that still waste your time watch nightly shows on Fox, you should understan...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 09, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Violent crime surges across the United States
Replies: 263
Views: 11126

Re: Violent crime surges across the United States

One thing to remember in this whole discussion.. This "Surge" is nothing compared to the decline over time of Violent crime. https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2019/10/17/facts-about-crime-in-the-u-s/ https://www.pewresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/FT_19.10.14_CrimeTrends_2.png?...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Violent crime surges across the United States
Replies: 263
Views: 11126

Re: Violent crime surges across the United States

One thing to remember in this whole discussion.. This "Surge" is nothing compared to the decline over time of Violent crime. https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2019/10/17/facts-about-crime-in-the-u-s/ https://www.pewresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/FT_19.10.14_CrimeTrends_2.png?r...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fox News, and especially Hannity, getting people dead...
Replies: 64
Views: 4268

Re: Fox News, and especially Hannity, getting people dead...

Fox news is trying to defend Tucker Carlson by advancing the notion that his viewers "realize" that he is nothing but a Opinion artist and all of his "facts" are not to be taken as such. For those of you that still waste your time watch nightly shows on Fox, you should understand...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2020
Replies: 146
Views: 4726

Re: Word Game Q3 2020

loop

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 408
Views: 21671

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

Well Here in the US it looks like things are taking a turn for the worse. California, Florida, Texas, and Arizona are leading the charge in new cases, and now the deaths are starting to spike. The 7 day average death count has started to increase in the US overall, and while we still need more data ...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 08, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 484
Views: 31643

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

It almost looks to me like Trump is deliberately trying to lose the election. There is no one in his right mind who was serious about getting reelected that would run this country the way he does. It almost looks to me like Trump is trying to turn the entire country against him so that he can lose ...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 US Senate Race Thread
Replies: 59
Views: 3511

Re: 2020 US Senate Race Thread

To add to my last post, Charles Booker tweeted today that he has reached out to the McGrath campaign to try to help her in her election. McGrath has not responded. It will not matter much. In the long run they will work together as they need to in order to beat McConnell who is running on a campaig...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 08, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trying to locate members
Replies: 67
Views: 2900

Re: Trying to locate members

I thought we decided Dreadnaught is using a different name? I wish I could remember the correct spellings of his name, but one I wonder about is something like IhadApheo? I know he had some medical issue and was also working in a hospital? That was years ago so my memory is a bit fuzzy. There was a...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 08, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AA goes after credit card churners in DOT complaint proceeding
Replies: 21
Views: 1776

Re: AA goes after credit card churners in DOT complaint proceeding

Why would Citibank care? (Unless they're paying AA for the bonus miles). If you close an account you have a zero balance and if you reopen and repeat this pattern as many times as you want, your debt to income ratio and percent of total credit used is unaffected and there is zero financial risk to ...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 08, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Washington Redskins Name Change on the Way?
Replies: 59
Views: 2973

Re: Washington Redskins Name Change on the Way?

slider wrote:
Gregg Easterbrook, who used to write the old Tuesday Morning Quarterback column, took to calling them the Potomac River Drainage Basin Indigenous Persons several years ago.

That always cracked me up.



I miss those columns.

So maybe the Washington Sewers?

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 08, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2020
Replies: 146
Views: 4726

Re: Word Game Q3 2020

desire

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 08, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EMT Breonna Taylor Death by Police the Result of a Re-Gentrification Plan Gone Wrong
Replies: 46
Views: 1716

Re: EMT Breonna Taylor Death by Police the Result of a Re-Gentrification Plan Gone Wrong

Here are the very real issues going on . https://abcnews.go.com/US/timeline-inside-investigation-breonna-taylors-killing-aftermath/story?id=71217247 May 22 Commonwealth Attorney Tom Wine announces that the charges against Kenneth Walker have been temporarily dismissed as the FBI, Department of Just...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 08, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Swampy PPP Loans: Many Connected to WH Receive Money
Replies: 14
Views: 845

Re: Swampy PPP Loans: Many Connected to WH Receive Money

https://thehill.com/policy/finance/506213-millions-in-coronavirus-aid-went-to-major-trump-donors-ap "Businesses with 500 or fewer employees were able to apply for loans to cover eight weeks of employee payroll, with a cap of $10 million and $100,000 per employee. The loans would be forgivable ...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 07, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 484
Views: 31643

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

What I am amazed at is to realize just how much "non-disclosure agreements" (all enabled by money of course) block from the public when that information is in fact otherwise vital for a public decision. I almost want to say that for anyone in public office, previously agreed to NDA's may ...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 484
Views: 31643

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

Trump cheated on his SAT's per his niece. https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/07/politics/mary-trump-book-donald-trump/index.html She writes that he enlisted "a smart kid with a reputation for being a good test taker, to take his SATs for him," adding the test-taker was compensated for the effort....

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Swampy PPP Loans: Many Connected to WH Receive Money
Replies: 14
Views: 845

Re: Swampy PPP Loans: Many Connected to WH Receive Money

https://thehill.com/policy/finance/506213-millions-in-coronavirus-aid-went-to-major-trump-donors-ap "Businesses with 500 or fewer employees were able to apply for loans to cover eight weeks of employee payroll, with a cap of $10 million and $100,000 per employee. The loans would be forgivable i...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Violent crime surges across the United States
Replies: 263
Views: 11126

Re: Violent crime surges across the United States

I do wonder how come no one is talking about the great organizational skills of the BLM movement that they were able to in short order get so many people in almost every state in the USA to get up and demonstrate? Either that or the perceived abuses of minorities by policy forces in the USA are tha...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EMT Breonna Taylor Death by Police the Result of a Re-Gentrification Plan Gone Wrong
Replies: 46
Views: 1716

Re: EMT Breonna Taylor Death by Police the Result of a Re-Gentrification Plan Gone Wrong

Here are the very real issues going on . https://abcnews.go.com/US/timeline-inside-investigation-breonna-taylors-killing-aftermath/story?id=71217247 May 15 Louisville Postal Inspector Tony Gooden says that his office was not a part of an inspection of possible drug trafficking activity in packages d...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Violent crime surges across the United States
Replies: 263
Views: 11126

Re: Violent crime surges across the United States

To put it another way: we can find random violent crime in just about every country and society. But not all countries have abuses of police powers and/or internal corruption while claiming to be beacons of freedom and equality under law. I do wonder how come no one is talking about the great organ...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: (Possible) Assassination Attempt Against Trudeau
Replies: 8
Views: 702

Re: (Possible) Assassination Attempt Against Trudeau

Interesting. It seems this was a disturbed individual. Wonder what was in the letter. The court documents do not specify how the threat against Trudeau was communicated. The RCMP earlier said officers spoke with Hurren for about 90 minutes during a low-key armed standoff. Media reports also say a no...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 07, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 408
Views: 21671

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/us/

Will have to wait out the week to see if it is a trend or just a manifestation of the delayed holiday reporting.
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There is an uptick in deaths in Florida(63), Arizona(117), and Alabama(28) so far today.

https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/us/

Will have to wait out the week to see if it is a trend or just a manifestation of the delayed holiday reporting.

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