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by casinterest
Wed Aug 05, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I just gave blood and it's painless
Replies: 30
Views: 1107

Re: I just gave blood and it's painless

I need to give, I lapsed since March.

Oh well. They will start banging on the door soon when surgeries pick up. I have

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by casinterest
Wed Aug 05, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2020
Replies: 187
Views: 6518

Re: Word Game Q3 2020

Can

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 04, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2020
Replies: 187
Views: 6518

Re: Word Game Q3 2020

Palette

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 04, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 495
Views: 26618

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

For those that want to open the schools. This is what we will see all Fall. https://www.wral.com/coronavirus/thales-academy-4th-grade-in-wake-forest-under-quarantine-after-student-tests-positive-for-coronavirus/19219309/ A fourth-grader at Thales Academy in Wake Forest tested positive for the novel ...

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 04, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Huge Explosion In Beirut
Replies: 67
Views: 4256

Re: Huge Explosion In Beirut

I wouldn't be surprised if it was a Hezbollah weapons depot (or used as a cover FOR a weapons depot). The blast seems to be too powerful for it to be just fireworks blowing up. It could be, but I doubt it. Fireworks use some very nasty Chemicals. If it was a weapons dump, then there is going to be ...

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 04, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Huge Explosion In Beirut
Replies: 67
Views: 4256

Re: Huge Explosion In Beirut

https://www.cnn.com/middleeast/live-new ... index.html
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Looks like it was a fireworks warehouse.

Video of the explosion is linked in the article. The building was already on fire .

https://www.cnn.com/middleeast/live-new ... index.html

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 04, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Healthcare Plan Imminent
Replies: 60
Views: 3194

Re: Trump Healthcare Plan Imminent

Not surprised, the president of the United States is brilliant, my understanding is that the health care financing "problem" is a hard nut. to crack for everyone, except him. I mean this is something he has promised over 4 years ago, the terrible Obama-care gone, and replacing it with his...

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 03, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10820

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

Now that Trump and his unconstitutional minions have backed out of Portland, things are growing more peaceful. It is good to see that the state and city can handle their security better than untrained brute force power pushers from the federal government. https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/51...

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 03, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10820

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

Now that Trump and his unconstitutional minions have backed out of Portland, things are growing more peaceful. It is good to see that the state and city can handle their security better than untrained brute force power pushers from the federal government. https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/510...

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by casinterest
Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I’m a sucker
Replies: 25
Views: 1282

Re: I’m a sucker

ordered Christmas toys for my grandchildren through Facebook, and they never got anything i had to file a claim and spent hours getting my money back I finally got it back late January. The worse part, is that my grandkids, didn't get anything from me for Christmas. I will never ever buy anything o...

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by casinterest
Sun Aug 02, 2020 4:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Wants to Postpone Election
Replies: 107
Views: 5673

Re: Trump Wants to Postpone Election

I cannot tell you how painful that's been. As I mentioned, I never did register as a Republican, but when I was younger there were quite a number of constitutional conservative voices I enjoyed listening to...all of who were hard against Trump during the primary, but have now just turned into the T...

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by casinterest
Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 495
Views: 26618

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

is Trump still pushing for school openings? Not even his kid is going back to school in person. https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/01/politics/barron-trump-private-school-maryland-order-coronavirus/index.html Montgomery County, Maryland, on Friday issued a directive demanding that private schools not condu...

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by casinterest
Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Isaias
Replies: 4
Views: 583

Re: Hurricane Isaias

It looks to be more of a blustery storm than a dangerous one at this point. The key question is whether it becomes a flood maker at all. It's forward speed and general windshear looks to inhibit formation of a strong hurricane. The added advantage is that the worst of the storm will stay east of the...

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by casinterest
Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2020
Replies: 187
Views: 6518

Re: Word Game Q3 2020

Ramen

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by casinterest
Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10820

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 casinterest
Sat Aug 01, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2020
Replies: 187
Views: 6518

Re: Word Game Q3 2020

Poodle

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by casinterest
Sat Aug 01, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kushner’s Politicide
Replies: 23
Views: 1338

Re: Kushner’s Politicide

Trump used nepotism to put people in place that were either Loyal to him, or feared him.
Trump does not hire people that challenge him.

Trump is not a leader. He is a monster.

Kushner has to please his father-in-law and wife at the same time. He is not going to make good decisions.

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by casinterest
Sat Aug 01, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10820

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

Ahh Look. Portland is quiet and the Untrained Domestically Federal Officers are gone. https://www.oregonlive.com/portland/2020/07/portland-protests-continue-friday-with-questions-about-how-state-police-will-respond.html Clashes between police and protesters were absent Friday from downtown Portland ...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 31, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tips: for or against?
Replies: 98
Views: 2817

Re: Tips: for or against?

Cash or Credit for Tips?

I always feel guilty leaving them on the card as they are taxed, but i get points :)

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 31, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 520
Views: 34570

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

Trump has put himself in Peril with his "Law and Order" campaign, his response to COVID-19, and his relationships with Russia. This would explain the halt in ad buys as the campaign is working to reorganize it's messaging into the convention. https://www.usnews.com/news/politics/articles/2...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 31, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2020
Replies: 187
Views: 6518

Re: Word Game Q3 2020

chaser

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 31, 2020 2:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2020
Replies: 187
Views: 6518

Re: Word Game Q3 2020

Medic

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10820

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

What dishonorable website is that ? I am confused. Why would you think that an archive of the actual court decision and order is "dishonorable"? It's a primary source, which are the most accurate forms of sources. Or are you saying that it is somehow "dishonorable" for a website...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10820

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

Federal officers, and Miltary officers always have juristiction [sic] on Federal property, but the minute they step off of it, they are citizens unless the local governments ASK for assistance. Interestingly enough, the state of Oregon brought a federal lawsuit seeking a temporary injunction agains...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain has died after being hospitalized with the coronavirus
Replies: 67
Views: 3509

Re: Herman Cain Still on Oxygen

My condolences to his family and friends.

Other than that there just isn't anything to say.

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10820

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

I was responding to the claim that the local authorities had to request federal intervention in defending the courthouse before the feds could set foot on their own property. The article makes it clear that this was an untrue claim. Or as PolitiFact would say, "Pants on Fire!" No you were...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10820

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

Saying it in capital letters does not make it true. From the Los Angeles Times: Legal experts agree the president and the Department of Homeland Security have the authority written into law to protect federal buildings and property, even if state and local officials prefer that they had stayed away...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Wants to Postpone Election
Replies: 107
Views: 5673

Re: Trump Wants to Postpone Election

Open schools. delay the election.
Trump is a fraud.

Too bad the Trumplicans have sold their souls to a fraud.

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2020
Replies: 187
Views: 6518

Re: Word Game Q3 2020

honored

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is it the 1960s in America again?
Replies: 9
Views: 695

Re: Is it the 1960s in America again?

Yes, the rule that tried allow the Federal government to rewrite local zoning laws, destroy suburban towns. You might look Westchester County’s fight over local zoning rules when challenged by the Feds. No where does the Constitution say the Feds can decide on local issues. You still don't understa...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So what will Biden do about China after he get elected?
Replies: 28
Views: 1201

Re: So what will Biden do about China after he get elected?

The biggest issue for China will be it's own self inflicted wounds surrounding Human rights, intellectual property and other items. Many companies are working to move work to more friendly environments. China will be making overtures soon due to all that to improve it's standing everywhere. Those o...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10820

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/71978
Your source that they haven't ?
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VTKillarney wrote:
casinterest wrote:
All the criminal elements have been arrested and investigated.

Source?


Posted already in the portland city logs.

https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/71978
Your source that they haven't ?

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10820

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

While Biden strongly disagrees with Trump's tactics, he has come out strongly opposed to some of the Portland protesters. He has released a statement saying, “I have said from the outset of recent protests that there is no place for violence and destruction of property. Peaceful protestors should b...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10820

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

Wrong. Trump has learned that leading a battle against states' rights hurts him with his racist buddies. Whether you are right or wrong, it took someone in Oregon who was willing to engage in dialogue with Trump and who was willing to protect property from being destroyed. Mayor Wheeler was clearly...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big tech on the stand again - Amazon-Apple-Facebook-Google
Replies: 8
Views: 426

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

https://finance.yahoo.com/quotes/AAPL,M ... TR/view/v1
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TheFlyingDisk wrote:
Big tech on the stand - and Microsoft nowhere to be found.

How the mighty have fallen...




1.545 Trillion in Market cap says they haven't fallen as much as you think they have.

https://finance.yahoo.com/quotes/AAPL,M ... TR/view/v1

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is it the 1960s in America again?
Replies: 9
Views: 695

Re: Is it the 1960s in America again?

Yes, the rule that tried allow the Federal government to rewrite local zoning laws, destroy suburban towns. You might look Westchester County’s fight over local zoning rules when challenged by the Feds. No where does the Constitution say the Feds can decide on local issues. You still don't understa...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10820

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

Sorry cas but your opinion does not trump the law. Then why are they leaving? They haven't done what the impeached fascist wanted? The are leaving because someone in Oregon finally got their head out of their a** and agreed to take responsibility for what is happening in Portland. Wrong. Trump has ...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10820

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

Saying it in capital letters does not make it true. From the Los Angeles Times: Legal experts agree the president and the Department of Homeland Security have the authority written into law to protect federal buildings and property, even if state and local officials prefer that they had stayed away...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10820

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

There is a federal law that allows federal troops to protect federal property. No, he is leaving because he was open to compromise. If only the Portland leaders were open to compromise and cooperation the feds would have been gone a long time ago. Fortunately there are some reasonable people in the...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 29, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10820

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

It;s funny what a little cooperation will do. Too bad the Portland leaders chose to grandstand instead. Trump is leaving because he knows he is outside the constitution. There is a federal law that allows federal troops to protect federal property. No, he is leaving because he was open to compromis...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 29, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10820

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

Looks like the Oregon State Police finally agreed to do what Portland PD was not allowed to do...they will be deploying a robust number of officers to protect the federal property, allowing the federal agents to slowly be redeployed. If the state police are unable to protect the property, the feds ...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 29, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is it the 1960s in America again?
Replies: 9
Views: 695

Re: Is it the 1960s in America again?

After reading the Wikipedia entry on "redlining", it seems that "redlining" is illegal these days. Won't stop trump from pandering to the members of his base that want it back https://www.housingwire.com/articles/pelosi-calls-out-trumps-repeal-of-obamas-fair-housing-rule/ “The T...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10820

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/sta ... 0250923014
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And Trump continues to lie about what was happening in Portland as he retreats in defeat.

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/sta ... 0250923014

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So what will Biden do about China after he get elected?
Replies: 28
Views: 1201

Re: So what will Biden do about China after he get elected?

Unfortunately Biden is going to have to work hard to restore trust with foreign nations after the damage Trump has done. If Biden were an outsider like Trump, he'd definitely have his work cut out for him. Given that he's well known by allies, my guess is that IF elected, he'll try to create tighte...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So what will Biden do about China after he get elected?
Replies: 28
Views: 1201

Re: So what will Biden do about China after he get elected?

Hopefully keep presure on China and Russia, and make friends with the western countrys again. Trump is angry att everybody nowdays so Biden will have some restore work to do Unfortunately Biden is going to have to work hard to restore trust with foreign nations after the damage Trump has done. Howe...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10820

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

IMHO, the fine is a political stunt. The federal government has the right, by federal law, to protect its building. State law cannot usurp federal law in that regard. Think about it... Portland is saying to the federal government that a small portion of a bike lane is more important than a courthou...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Violent crime surges across the United States
Replies: 263
Views: 11354

Re: Violent crime surges across the United States

Interesting story on how hiring a social worker panned out for a small town. https://www.wave3.com/2020/07/28/kentucky-town-hires-social-workers-instead-more-officers-results-are-surprising/ it helped reduce repeat 911 callers that eat into the police force for social issues that were able to be han...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 29, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best USA Climate
Replies: 48
Views: 1822

Re: Best USA Climate

NIKV69 wrote:
You guys are all nuts. It's San Diego. It's not even close.



Nah water is too cold.

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 29, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 10820

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

IMHO, the fine is a political stunt. The federal government has the right, by federal law, to protect its building. State law cannot usurp federal law in that regard. Think about it... Portland is saying to the federal government that a small portion of a bike lane is more important than a courthou...

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