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by zckls04
Thu Oct 27, 2016 6:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Two Weeks Out: Time To Start Placing Your Bets
Replies: 81
Views: 3918

Re: Two Weeks Out: Time To Start Placing Your Bets

and there will be a shitload of voter fraud, as usual Interesting. Can you cite some specific examples? Names of the convicted + the year the were found guilty, will do. The problem is not that there's no fraud; there's plenty of it. It just isn't generally prevented by voter ID laws. In person fra...

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by zckls04
Thu Oct 27, 2016 6:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Phobias. Share yours!
Replies: 40
Views: 2305

Re: Phobias. Share yours!

I am quite scared of wasps and barking dogs, but I'm not sure they're real phobias since it's at least somewhat rational. My one indisputable phobia is going up ladders. Even very small ones. The amount that I'm terrified is totally out of proportion to the actual danger. And I'm not frightened of h...

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by zckls04
Wed Oct 26, 2016 8:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Two Weeks Out: Time To Start Placing Your Bets
Replies: 81
Views: 3918

Re: Two Weeks Out: Time To Start Placing Your Bets

I can't help thinking of Karl Rove in 2012 when I read some of these posts. Optimism is one thing, but one can't ignore reality entirely.. I assume you are talking about THIS: It was this I was thinking of: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9TwuR0jCavk The title is a bit misleading- it was hardly a m...

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by zckls04
Wed Oct 26, 2016 4:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Two Weeks Out: Time To Start Placing Your Bets
Replies: 81
Views: 3918

Re: Two Weeks Out: Time To Start Placing Your Bets

I can't help thinking of Karl Rove in 2012 when I read some of these posts. Optimism is one thing, but one can't ignore reality entirely. Early voting looks pretty bleak for Trump- he's losing in Nevada, North Carolina and only maintaining a tiny lead in Fla.- less than Ronmey in 2012. Female and Hi...

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by zckls04
Mon Oct 24, 2016 11:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If Trumps child rape case moves to trial...
Replies: 133
Views: 5362

Re: If Trumps child rape case moves to trial...

Yeah, it only took all of them more than a decade to come to that exact same realization. It only took the man who did such horrible things to them to run for president to come to that realization. They all decided to act on their new found realization just weeks before the presidential election. :...

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by zckls04
Fri Oct 21, 2016 7:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wiki and Clinton
Replies: 25
Views: 1386

Re: Wiki and Clinton

" But I know where my money is." Fox News Shareholder? :-) Fairly unlikely, since Wikileaks are heroes to Fox. "Assange's requests that his security detail be provided by the FSB" Only reasonable if you want to be out of reach of the US (paid) murder squads. Doesn't matter if yo...

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by zckls04
Thu Oct 20, 2016 3:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wiki and Clinton
Replies: 25
Views: 1386

Re: Wiki and Clinton

Now Putin's pulling the strings they're no longer the moral crusaders they once were thought to be. Anything around that turns this into a well founded allegation? Large amounts of Cyrillic script in the email data itself Multiple testimonies from security firms regarding the high level of sophisti...

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by zckls04
Wed Oct 19, 2016 4:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wiki and Clinton
Replies: 25
Views: 1386

Re: Wiki and Clinton

Meh. Hard to get very excited about any of it. Basically the headlines can be summed up as "man paid to manage Clinton's campaign concerns himself primarily with Clinton's political image". I'm not sure how this is even news. It's also hard to have a lot of respect for Wikileaks any more. ...

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by zckls04
Wed Oct 19, 2016 4:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mathematically, The US Presidential Election Is Over!
Replies: 169
Views: 7337

Re: Mathematically, The US Presidential Election Is Over!

Has Professor Allan Lichtman changed his prediction on who will win yet? Or, will he get it wrong for the first time since 1984? Predicting the president with 100% accuracy since 1984 sounds a lot more impressive than it actually is. Since we live in a two party system, and no third parties have ev...

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by zckls04
Sat Oct 15, 2016 3:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump accuser remembers Braniff 707s with raisable armrests in First
Replies: 7
Views: 1443

Re: Trump accuser remembers Braniff 707s with raisable armrests in First

That looks like Coach, I remember Eastern 727 coach seats that did that too, and there was still a separate FC cabin.. I assumed Braniff had a real American First Class, not a European narrowbody one. A 1979 flight attendant manual furnished by the Braniff Airways Foundation stated "the arm re...

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by zckls04
Thu Oct 13, 2016 12:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13012

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

just maybe, the Kochs aren't as Republican as people think they are. The fact that one of them ran in the Libertarian ticket and they have never taken a stance regarding social issues validates this perception. They look to be mostly pro-business investors instead of all-out GOP. In other words the...

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by zckls04
Wed Oct 12, 2016 8:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mathematically, The US Presidential Election Is Over!
Replies: 169
Views: 7337

Re: Mathematically, The US Presidential Election Is Over!

It is not reasonable, it is ridiculous. Just like when a guy says I can fck any girl I want, does not mean he sexually abuses women, it is nothing more than hyperbole, something Trump is notorious for. Trump boasts of sexual assault. It is not misinterpretation to suggest he has done so- at worst i...

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by zckls04
Wed Oct 12, 2016 7:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possible changes to US Presidential Nomination process
Replies: 20
Views: 1312

Re: Possible changes to US Presidential Nomination process

Does anybody think that Trump could be so hell bent on getting revenge for the way the Republicans are treating him now, he runs as an independent in four years? He could probably take enough of the conservative vote so that the Republicans wouldn't stand a chance in the next general election. That...

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by zckls04
Wed Oct 12, 2016 6:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?
Replies: 84
Views: 3941

Re: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?

And the left, having demonized the hell out of every previous Republican candidate, (including Mitt f'n Romney!), as the devil incarnate, has cried wolf enough times that the wolf has now arrived. I can't think of any two candidates in history who have been demonized to the same extent as Obama and...

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by zckls04
Wed Oct 12, 2016 5:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump At His Most Disgusting
Replies: 363
Views: 9877

Re: Trump At His Most Disgusting

And how about this: http://www.inquisitr.com/3572960/wikile ... mp-in-gop/ This is scandal now? That her campaign had a strategy designed to get Republican voters to vote for a lunatic, a trap which they willingly blundered straight into? Honestly, this really is scraping the bottom of the barrel. ...

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by zckls04
Wed Oct 12, 2016 4:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump At His Most Disgusting
Replies: 363
Views: 9877

Re: Trump At His Most Disgusting

conspiracy theorist are going to have a hey day. Trump just told voters in Florida to vote on Nov 28 tweets to follow blaming crooked Hillary i'm sure. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/10 ... the-wrong/ That's hilarious, if it wasn't so sad. So mr. Trump isn't taking this very serious if the mo...

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by zckls04
Wed Oct 12, 2016 3:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mathematically, The US Presidential Election Is Over!
Replies: 169
Views: 7337

Re: Mathematically, The US Presidential Election Is Over!

The phrase grasping at straws springs to mind. Who wouldn't hate "everyday Americans....aka....the 38% of America that supports Trump"? I would. I do. Her campaign manager says Hillary hates everyday Americans in regards to addressing HER supporters, not Trumps. She claims only half of hi...

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by zckls04
Wed Oct 12, 2016 12:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump At His Most Disgusting
Replies: 363
Views: 9877

Re: Trump At His Most Disgusting

As for zckls (sorry, can't remember username and thread scroll is not available on this device whilst posting reply to check) I promise to be very, very, very careful with my word choice and use of the world 'actually' when making posts at 2am between sleep sessions. I actually mean it, seriously, ...

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by zckls04
Tue Oct 11, 2016 11:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mathematically, The US Presidential Election Is Over!
Replies: 169
Views: 7337

Re: Mathematically, The US Presidential Election Is Over!

afcjets wrote:
I can't wait to see all of you Hillary freaks defend the email wikileaks released today where her campagain manager says she has begun to hate everyday Ameicans lol. Even thouh he probably meant the phrase it still doesn't sound very nice.


The phrase grasping at straws springs to mind.

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by zckls04
Tue Oct 11, 2016 5:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possible changes to US Presidential Nomination process
Replies: 20
Views: 1312

Re: Possible changes to US Presidential Nomination process

We'll have to see if the next GOP autopsy recognizes this, and if they actually do anything about it. Like the last one? :lol: Gawd if the last one got us Trump, I can't even fathom what a new autopsy will conjure up. Attila the Hun? The report is hilarious in hindsight: "We are not a policy c...

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by zckls04
Tue Oct 11, 2016 4:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possible changes to US Presidential Nomination process
Replies: 20
Views: 1312

Re: Possible changes to US Presidential Nomination process

I've always thought it odd that anybody can run under any party's banner. The party should be able to exert a little control, otherwise they end up with a candidate who isn't going to further the party ideal, which seems odd to me. I think the biggest problem in this election was that the GOP had to...

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by zckls04
Tue Oct 11, 2016 4:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump At His Most Disgusting
Replies: 363
Views: 9877

Re: Trump At His Most Disgusting

I actually did what I said I did, and I do it quite often actually A little tip for you- anybody who uses the word "actually" twice in one sentence is a liar. It's one of the easiest ways to spot somebody trying to pass a falsehood off as truth. But either way, who cares? Some creepy inte...

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by zckls04
Tue Oct 11, 2016 4:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Condoleezza Rice For President?
Replies: 33
Views: 1720

Re: Condoleezza Rice For President?

In the case of Carson and Cain at least (the others are a bit before my time), the vast majority of criticism leveled at them revolved around the fact that they were complete idiots. LOL, who are you to say that a highly successful and reputable neurosurgeon is an "idiot". He's probably a...

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by zckls04
Tue Oct 11, 2016 5:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 Singapore Grand Prix/Liberty Media
Replies: 50
Views: 2666

Re: F1 Singapore Grand Prix/Liberty Media

People going on about how Hamilton "isn't focused enough" are misguided IMO. Hamilton has had a period of his career where he has been managed by his father, and had his career carefully stage managed. He's also had a period of his career where he has been free to indulge his social life a...

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by zckls04
Tue Oct 11, 2016 5:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iphone vs Android
Replies: 58
Views: 3918

Re: Iphone vs Android

It's a 1-2 punch for Samsung, can they recover..and if they don't is there any chance of Huawei making serious inroads in the US and Europe to fill the gap? Don't see Huawei making any particular inroads TBH. Also don't think the Note 7 problems are going to sink Samsung. The Pixel might be another...

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by zckls04
Tue Oct 11, 2016 5:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump At His Most Disgusting
Replies: 363
Views: 9877

Re: Trump At His Most Disgusting

Whether he actually did or not, it wouldn't matter as he foolishly admitted that in his comments. May this be a lesson for guys that try to big note themselves, especially the ones who bs and makes fantasy claims about their sexual conduct just to big note themselves :D What kind of insecure man wo...

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by zckls04
Tue Oct 11, 2016 4:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Condoleezza Rice For President?
Replies: 33
Views: 1720

Re: Condoleezza Rice For President?

You keep telling yourself that, if it makes you fell better. I don't know of anyone who would have a problem with either. Rice would make a fine candidate, but she's been asked many times before and she has absolutely zero interest in running. Pity. I'll give you this- she'd be much better than the...

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by zckls04
Tue Oct 11, 2016 4:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13012

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

777Jet wrote:
PacificBeach88 wrote:
BTW....do you sweat as much as Alex does while he rants and raves?


Not when I rant, but sometimes when I'm in the process of satisfying a beautiful Asian woman multiple times ;)


Perhaps when it comes time to pay the bill...

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by zckls04
Tue Oct 11, 2016 4:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13012

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

Of course there's a fair way: you draw them as equally as possible based on geography. In states like Colorado, why not simply take how many House seats they have, and draw that many squared congressional districts? None of this, let's say, snaking a district from Colorado Springs, to say, Steamboa...

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by zckls04
Tue Oct 11, 2016 4:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread
Replies: 114
Views: 3926

Re: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread

In future, is there a possibility for us to see a Multi-Party System in the US Politics? I'am asking this question in view of how this election has transpired with both political parties fielding candidates that are not trust able. Potentially, but it's difficult. Right now, the parties are so far ...

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by zckls04
Tue Oct 11, 2016 3:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread
Replies: 114
Views: 3926

Re: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread

Yes, but they haven't shown the public the new car That's because the "car" they're currently sitting in IS ON FIRE and the occupants are burning alive. First thing to do is get them out of that car so they stop burning, then consider alternate forms of transportation. Lawmakers are quite...

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by zckls04
Mon Oct 10, 2016 11:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13012

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

There is a poll out today, taken before the debate, showing Hillary with an 11 point lead. However, I don't take a lot of stock in it because: 1. it's a national poll 2. only 447 people were polled 100 million people are going to vote and we're going to base results on 447 people ? :shock: 447 peop...

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by zckls04
Mon Oct 10, 2016 11:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread
Replies: 114
Views: 3926

Re: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread

Then WHY haven't the Republican members in Congress done ANYTHING to address the flaws in the ACA? Think of it like a car involved in a wreck that now has a bent frame; it's beyond economic repair, and you're better off just getting a new car. Same thing with the ACA; it's so inherently full of fla...

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by zckls04
Mon Oct 10, 2016 6:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13012

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

Then why are courts/judges redrawing and creating adjusted/approved/modified legislative maps that the states are required to use? Tugg From what I can tell some of the rulings were in states which gave the power to the courts to draw such maps if the legislature could not agree. Others were uphold...

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by zckls04
Mon Oct 10, 2016 6:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13012

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

So at this point both the Obama Administration and the Clinton Campaign need to be preparing a plan of action for what they will do if Mr. Trump refuses to concede or even commits insurrection and encourages his supporters to take up arms against the legitimately elected government. If Trump refuse...

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by zckls04
Fri Oct 07, 2016 6:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 Singapore Grand Prix/Liberty Media
Replies: 50
Views: 2666

Re: F1 Singapore Grand Prix/Liberty Media

In any case, I don't think Mercedes-Benz cares whether it's Hamilton or Rosberg that wins the driver's championship. Drivers come & go, but the team remains the same. I very much doubt that Mercedes want their reliability to decide the championship, purely for the media shitstorm it will produc...

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by zckls04
Fri Oct 07, 2016 5:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 Singapore Grand Prix/Liberty Media
Replies: 50
Views: 2666

Re: F1 Singapore Grand Prix/Liberty Media

well, you win together and you lose together, an experienced & highly payed multiple WDC should be that clever. As for those who have not seen the confererence in question, it´s on YouTube, just look for " Suzuka driver briefing" .British tabloids (all of them) show you the rest of th...

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by zckls04
Tue Oct 04, 2016 9:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 Singapore Grand Prix/Liberty Media
Replies: 50
Views: 2666

Re: F1 Singapore Grand Prix/Liberty Media

I'm not sure I would qualify his overtake as clumsy. There was a gap, he went for it and succeeded. Drivers have to take decisions in a split of a second, sometimes it pays off, sometimes it doesn't! Having watched it again I still think it was a bit stock-car-ish, and I think clean overtaking isn'...

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by zckls04
Tue Oct 04, 2016 5:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Visiting North Korea...would you do it?
Replies: 49
Views: 1929

Re: Visiting North Korea...would you do it?

One can safely conclude that starving the North Korean government of hard currency makes it harder for it to function (a good thing for North Koreans) This is the point at which I disagree. Starving the North Korean government of cash is NOT good for North Koreans. As above, unless there's a reason...

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by zckls04
Tue Oct 04, 2016 4:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 Singapore Grand Prix/Liberty Media
Replies: 50
Views: 2666

Re: F1 Singapore Grand Prix/Liberty Media

I already voiced my opinion about penalties in F1. While I can "understand" the one for Vettel because it compromised Rosberg's race, on the other hand I don't undestand the one for Rosberg. It's just idiotic. They're racing, let them race. I think the reverse- Rosberg's was understandabl...

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by zckls04
Mon Oct 03, 2016 8:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Visiting North Korea...would you do it?
Replies: 49
Views: 1929

Re: Visiting North Korea...would you do it?

Would you have sent them to Nazi Germany to watch Jews and other minorities be abused/murdered to teach them a lesson on tolerance? Serious question...I'm not trying to be facetious because I know you're not the only one to have the viewpoint, but am genuinely curious. I'm not sending them anywhere...

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by zckls04
Mon Oct 03, 2016 6:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Visiting North Korea...would you do it?
Replies: 49
Views: 1929

Re: Visiting North Korea...would you do it?

I wouldn't do it now- I don't need the education having visited a lot of terrible places when I was younger. It would just make me depressed. I'd encourage my children to go though, when they get old enough. I think the education you receive from visiting a place like that is extraordinary (in part ...

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by zckls04
Mon Oct 03, 2016 5:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13012

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

I read it was cancelled due to security concerns and that his life had been threatened. I don't blame him after what happened to that guy involved in releasing emails that led to the resignation of the DNC chairwoman right before the convention who IMO was not even being subtle about promoting Hill...

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by zckls04
Mon Oct 03, 2016 5:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13012

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

So, what are you thinking about the upcoming WikiLeaks announcement on Hillary? Roger Stone is tweeting that Hillary is "done" by Wednesday... Very curious about this and I'm also interested in what you all find about this. Do you find it foreign intervention? Do you welcome it? For me, p...

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by zckls04
Tue Sep 27, 2016 4:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13012

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

Okay rewatched it twice now. That's a stomping. I gave Trump credit for the wrong reason - because Clinton could have skewered him. She held back (why, I question, but anyway). I was wanted an public disaster and didn't get it. If you think Trump won that debate, you had that opinion on the way in....

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by zckls04
Tue Sep 27, 2016 4:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13012

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

I agree- Trump won, comfortably, and pretty much every poll I can find confirms this. Clinton was banking on him hanging himself, and he didn't. She may have been more Presidential, and have lied less, but that doesn't really count for much these days. I think she's going to have to go on the attac...

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by zckls04
Tue Sep 27, 2016 4:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13012

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

I agree- Trump won, comfortably, and pretty much every poll I can find confirms this. Clinton was banking on him hanging himself, and he didn't. She may have been more Presidential, and have lied less, but that doesn't really count for much these days. I think she's going to have to go on the attack...

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by zckls04
Mon Sep 26, 2016 2:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 Singapore Grand Prix/Liberty Media
Replies: 50
Views: 2666

Re: F1 Singapore Grand Prix/Liberty Media

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Apparently Pirelli reckon the 2017 cars will be 4.5 seconds per lap faster!

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by zckls04
Fri Sep 23, 2016 5:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13012

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

This seems to be the majority opinion of liberals who post comments online, that Trump is worse than ISIS. I just don't see a significant number of liberals leaving the US if Trump is elected President, however if ISIS took over this country I bet they would get out if they could. He's not worse th...

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by zckls04
Fri Sep 23, 2016 4:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13012

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

There's no doubting that the answer to this since day one has been that HRC is more likely to win. It's certainly possible for Trump to win, but state-wise he has to have all the stars align to do it. In the end though I suspect the debates will be the end for Trump. Even if he dials it down and act...

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