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by TTailedTiger
Fri Sep 11, 2020 5:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Michigan public school gives anti-Trump assignment
Replies: 63
Views: 2665

Re: Michigan public school gives anti-Trump assignment

alfa164 wrote:
TTailedTiger wrote:
Now, tell me again who the bigot is.


Trump. Any competent, breathing human being knows that.


Newark727 wrote:
The guy who employs Steven Miller. Next question.


:checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark: The sooner that reptile is gone, the better!


So just ignore Biden's racism. Got it.

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Sep 11, 2020 4:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Michigan public school gives anti-Trump assignment
Replies: 63
Views: 2665

Re: Michigan public school gives anti-Trump assignment

Trump has supported gay marriage since day one. Trump has supported the most openly gay people to high offices. . was that in the year 2000, when he said "marriage is between a man and a woman" or when as a reform party candidate supported "civil unions" instead of marriage? was...

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Sep 11, 2020 4:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Michigan public school gives anti-Trump assignment
Replies: 63
Views: 2665

Re: Michigan public school gives anti-Trump assignment

https://www.foxnews.com/us/michigan-bedford-public-schools-trump-quiz One of the questions on the quiz asked which group of people Trump hates: Women, Black people, Mexicans, or all of the above. This is absolutely disgusting and entirely inappropriate. The teacher needs to be terminated. That seem...

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Michigan public school gives anti-Trump assignment
Replies: 63
Views: 2665

Re: Michigan public school gives anti-Trump assignment

https://www.foxnews.com/us/michigan-bedford-public-schools-trump-quiz One of the questions on the quiz asked which group of people Trump hates: Women, Black people, Mexicans, or all of the above. This is absolutely disgusting and entirely inappropriate. The teacher needs to be terminated. Calling f...

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Michigan public school gives anti-Trump assignment
Replies: 63
Views: 2665

Michigan public school gives anti-Trump assignment

https://www.foxnews.com/us/michigan-bed ... trump-quiz

One of the questions on the quiz asked which group of people Trump hates: Women, Black people, Mexicans, or all of the above.

This is absolutely disgusting and entirely inappropriate. The teacher needs to be terminated.
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https://www.foxnews.com/us/michigan-bed ... trump-quiz

One of the questions on the quiz asked which group of people Trump hates: Women, Black people, Mexicans, or all of the above.

This is absolutely disgusting and entirely inappropriate. The teacher needs to be terminated.

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Sep 11, 2020 1:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Question about BLM movement
Replies: 80
Views: 2532

Re: Question about BLM movement

I really hope BLM and Antifa won't pull any stunts tomorrow. But I won't be surprised if they do. After all, Ilhan Omar reduced 9/11 to "some people did some things". Not this crap again. She put the blame squarely where it belongs - how she feels on that topic is pretty clear here at 12:...

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Sep 10, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nightmare Election Night Scenario - The Red Mirage
Replies: 75
Views: 4069

Re: Nightmare Election Night Scenario - The Red Mirage

I’m from the town meeting region, be there or be square. You don’t want to show up in person, visible to others, you lose your vote. I don’t get various schemes that violate that simple standard. Agreed. There is zero reason for mail-in voting for those who are able-bodied and present in the countr...

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Sep 10, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Question about BLM movement
Replies: 80
Views: 2532

Re: Question about BLM movement

I really hope BLM and Antifa won't pull any stunts tomorrow. But I won't be surprised if they do. After all, Ilhan Omar reduced 9/11 to "some people did some things".

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Sep 10, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Do all aircraft(heavier than a set weight) have a Level-D motion sim?
Replies: 12
Views: 1033

Re: Do all aircraft(heavier than a set weight) have a Level-D motion sim?

It seems simulated engine-out training was a particular killer back in the day. I've read several accident reports involving training flights in the 707 and DC-8.

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Sep 10, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is South Africa about to fall of a cliff?
Replies: 39
Views: 1953

Re: Is South Africa about to fall of a cliff?

Yeah who could have seen this coming....

They did it to themselves.

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Sep 10, 2020 4:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nightmare Election Night Scenario - The Red Mirage
Replies: 75
Views: 4069

Re: Nightmare Election Night Scenario - The Red Mirage

Uh we've already had several cases of mail-in ballot tampering recently. Only someone looking to cheat would want voting by mail. I would never trust my vote to be counted. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/07/10/west-virginia-mail-carrier-guilty-election-fraud-altered-ballot-requests/...

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by TTailedTiger
Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why United should establish a new TPA hub (or at least a focus city)
Replies: 64
Views: 7540

Re: Why United should establish a new TPA hub (or at least a focus city)

I don't think any of this makes sense. First of all, this wouldn't happen given the current economic situation of the airline industry. But in a hypothetical where UA had money to burn on this: 1) Even if DL were "down," they wouldn't let UA gain any meaningful market share in the Southea...

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by TTailedTiger
Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why United should establish a new TPA hub (or at least a focus city)
Replies: 64
Views: 7540

Re: Why United should establish a new TPA hub (or at least a focus city)

I would argue BNA or RDU is the better choice. They desperately need a southeast hub. Go after the southeast while DL is down. United can quickly recall furloughed employees as needed. Delta offered so many early retirement packages and retired so many aircraft that they are a skeleton of their for...

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by TTailedTiger
Wed Sep 09, 2020 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why United should establish a new TPA hub (or at least a focus city)
Replies: 64
Views: 7540

Re: Why United should establish a new TPA hub (or at least a focus city)

I would argue BNA or RDU is the better choice. They desperately need a southeast hub. Go after the southeast while DL is down. United can quickly recall furloughed employees as needed. Delta offered so many early retirement packages and retired so many aircraft that they are a skeleton of their for...

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by TTailedTiger
Wed Sep 09, 2020 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why United should establish a new TPA hub (or at least a focus city)
Replies: 64
Views: 7540

Re: Why United should establish a new TPA hub (or at least a focus city)

I would argue BNA or RDU is the better choice. They desperately need a southeast hub. Go after the southeast while DL is down. United can quickly recall furloughed employees as needed. Delta offered so many early retirement packages and retired so many aircraft that they are a skeleton of their form...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Sep 08, 2020 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Issues with 737 MAX Rebranding?
Replies: 67
Views: 8839

Re: Issues with 737 MAX Rebranding?

What is really different in the passenger experience from an -800 and a -8? 99,999% of the customers have no idea what kind of plane they are on and the 737 is the same inside from almost every perspective. The difference is in economics if the fix works and the plane is certified to fly. It’s the ...

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by TTailedTiger
Mon Sep 07, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American Airlines policy allowing BLM pins faces backlash from workers
Replies: 69
Views: 5432

Re: American Airlines policy allowing BLM pins faces backlash from workers

CobaltScar wrote:
The airlines should stay out of politics. American is not the only one doing this at the moment.


Agreed. No need to alienate passengers.

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by TTailedTiger
Mon Sep 07, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American Airlines policy allowing BLM pins faces backlash from workers
Replies: 69
Views: 5432

Re: American Airlines policy allowing BLM pins faces backlash from workers

Not sure why they are picking on AA. Delta is allowing it too.

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by TTailedTiger
Sun Sep 06, 2020 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Boeing considering 757-Plus and 767-X
Replies: 794
Views: 146732

Re: Reuters: Boeing considering 757-Plus and 767-X

What engine would be used on a supposed 757-Plus? A competitor to the A321neo is more of a priority at this point. It will be years before international travel rebounds to the point of needing a new widebody.

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: US Air 757's had onboard internet in 1992?
Replies: 5
Views: 1369

US Air 757's had onboard internet in 1992?

https://youtu.be/i_AB-es1pFk

Does anyone here remember this system? How did it work and how long did it last?
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Skip to 11:30 in this episode.

https://youtu.be/i_AB-es1pFk

Does anyone here remember this system? How did it work and how long did it last?

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020
Replies: 688
Views: 107135

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020

I'm mostly interested to hear from Transport Canada after they review the test results. They have been levelheaded and consistent throughout the entire process. The FAA and EASA should take notes from them.

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Sep 04, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 381097

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

No has not had and is not planned to have a 220 crew base. All the trips were flown by NYC or SLC based pilots. The A220s have been primarily deployed on routes like DTW-DFW, IAH, AUS, SAT, LGA --- 2021: 350: (A359) DTW, ATL, LAX 330: (A332, A333, A339) ATL, NYC, DTW, MSP, SEA 765: (B764) ATL, NYC ...

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Sep 04, 2020 5:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Question about BLM movement
Replies: 80
Views: 2532

Re: Question about BLM movement

No one person is better than the next and until we recognize that then we will never have equality. I would repeat my previous question toward another user, do you think it is a good idea to compensate historically underprivileged individuals by making them easier than others to receive education a...

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Sep 04, 2020 5:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Question about BLM movement
Replies: 80
Views: 2532

Re: Question about BLM movement

I can't support a movement that has brought about so much violence in US cities. And many of the homes and businesses destroyed were owned by African Americans. How is that bringing justice or change? They're just hurting Black communities even more. Having said that, I fully support changes in poli...

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Sep 04, 2020 4:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former PM of Sweden paints a grave picture of 4 more years of Trump and the future of USA and NATO
Replies: 137
Views: 5800

Re: Former PM of Sweden paints a grave picture of 4 more years of Trump and the future of USA and NATO

Cool story. But I'm not buying it. Especially after all the doom and gloom from the first election. Remember when they claimed Trump was going to start wars, nuke the world, send dissenters to concentration camps? Yeah none of that happened. He's been the most anti-war president we've had in modern ...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Appeals court Keeps Flynn case alive.
Replies: 13
Views: 638

Re: Appeals court Keeps Flynn case alive.

How bizarre. Would you all support a trial judge in some run of the mill criminal case defying the orders of the state to drop the prosecution? Judges are supposed to be impartial. We have gradually taken power from them and for good reason. Note that a judge is not allowed to impose a death sentenc...

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by TTailedTiger
Sun Aug 30, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Removes 8 x 787 From Service over Structural Issues
Replies: 179
Views: 37431

Re: Boeing Removes 8 x 787 From Service over Structural Issues

I think this is rather more than a small oversight. To me small oversight is a coffee machine not working, however a part that could possibly cause the destruction of the airframe is a rather large boo boo You act as if Boeing tried to hide it. They took them off the line and are investigating the ...

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by TTailedTiger
Sat Aug 29, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to start IND-MEM?
Replies: 44
Views: 5916

Re: Delta to start IND-MEM?

You do know there is a history of FX and NW/DL at MEM, previous shipping partners, corporate contract things. Well yes, that's why I mentioned the possibility if them using the private terminal at MEM for the flight. Delta can't even make LAX work at MEM right now. I highly doubt they think they ca...

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by TTailedTiger
Sat Aug 29, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to start IND-MEM?
Replies: 44
Views: 5916

Re: Delta to start IND-MEM?

I wonder if there was any advantage of Fed Ex choosing Delta over United to market the flight. I think I'd take a wait and see approach on this. I'd say it's likely it uses the Wilson Air terminal at MEM rather than the passenger terminal. Fed Ex employees will not want to have to deal with TSA for...

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by TTailedTiger
Sat Aug 29, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to start IND-MEM?
Replies: 44
Views: 5916

Re: Delta to start IND-MEM?

I wonder if there was any advantage of Fed Ex choosing Delta over United to market the flight. I think I'd take a wait and see approach on this. I'd say it's likely it uses the Wilson Air terminal at MEM rather than the passenger terminal. Fed Ex employees will not want to have to deal with TSA for ...

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Aug 27, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rolls Royce loses £5.4bn, closing two factories, looking to sell assets
Replies: 88
Views: 11763

Re: Rolls Royce loses £5.4bn, closing two factories, looking to sell assets

If I remember correctly, engines on the 787 can be swapped with relative ease (compared to other aircraft), right? If RR folds then how quickly could GE move to transition the worldwide RR 787 fleet to GE engines? It can be done but is extremely cost prohibitive and will likely never happen. Right....

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rolls Royce loses £5.4bn, closing two factories, looking to sell assets
Replies: 88
Views: 11763

Re: Rolls Royce loses £5.4bn, closing two factories, looking to sell assets

If I remember correctly, engines on the 787 can be swapped with relative ease (compared to other aircraft), right? If RR folds then how quickly could GE move to transition the worldwide RR 787 fleet to GE engines?

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Aug 27, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin
Replies: 429
Views: 12007

Re: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin

When a white person is killed, justice is swift. When a black person is killed, meh.... it is what it is. Maybe justice will be served, maybe not. S/He was probably a drug dealer and had warrants anyway so why all the fuss? That seems to be the narrative from the right. No, it isn't swift justice f...

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Aug 27, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin
Replies: 429
Views: 12007

Re: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin

Justine Diamond never did anything horrible, never had a warrant out for her arrest and she still died in a police shooting, Daniel Shaver never did anything horrible, never had a warrant out for his arrest but was still shot by police, Tony Timpa never did anything horrible, never had a warrant ou...

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Aug 27, 2020 7:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin
Replies: 429
Views: 12007

Re: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin

Hold up. You’re believing one side of the story. He did not follow orders. There are multiple pictures showing what looks to be him holding a lethal weapon. They tased him and he still disobeyed their orders. He then went for his car or something in his car. Let’s not forget a car in and of itself ...

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Aug 27, 2020 4:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin
Replies: 429
Views: 12007

Re: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin

https://youtu.be/Aq93pvoLtdE
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Jacob Blake's mother apologizes to President Trump. Don Lemon did not look happy when she said that...

https://youtu.be/Aq93pvoLtdE

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Aug 27, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 381097

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Boeing financial filings: page 19 list the cost but does not list the number of 717’s leased. https://s2.q4cdn.com/661678649/files/doc_financials/2020/q2/Boeing-Q2Y20-10-Q.pdf Are you really refuting the multiple news articles that state Boeing arranged the leases on 88 of Delta's 717's? I'm not su...

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Aug 27, 2020 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 381097

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Boeing financial filings: page 19 list the cost but does not list the number of 717’s leased. https://s2.q4cdn.com/661678649/files/doc_financials/2020/q2/Boeing-Q2Y20-10-Q.pdf Are you really refuting the multiple news articles that state Boeing arranged the leases on 88 of Delta's 717's? I'm not su...

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Aug 27, 2020 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 381097

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

They were all leased or sub leased from Boeing Capital besides the few Delta owns. That doesn't mean Delta doesn't pay Boeing who in turns pays Wells Fargo They can get rid of them whenever they like. But they'll still be stuck with the lease. There's no way on this Earth Boeing will let them out o...

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Aug 27, 2020 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 381097

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

ATL is a rolling hub and has been for well over a decade.

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by TTailedTiger
Wed Aug 26, 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 381097

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Leasing the 738's certainly seems plausible. As for the 717's, I could see them exiting the fleet this time next year, but a lot of that would depend on A220 deliveries. DL wants that frequency to mid-sized cities ex-ATL. They can get rid of them whenever they like. But they'll still be stuck with ...

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by TTailedTiger
Wed Aug 26, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin
Replies: 429
Views: 12007

Re: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
Just look at Zogby Analytics today and Zogby is a Democratic pollster.


Yep I saw that.

And looks like the governor of WI has accepted Trump's help to restore order.

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by TTailedTiger
Wed Aug 26, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin
Replies: 429
Views: 12007

Re: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin

Do you think Trump will see an increase in African American votes this election? Or is Biden correct with his sweeping generalizations about them? You think the most racist president and party in recent history is going to drive African American votes? The one telling 'suburban housewives' that the...

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by TTailedTiger
Wed Aug 26, 2020 5:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin
Replies: 429
Views: 12007

Re: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin

The theory is that the sight of unrest in the streets will mobilize conservative voters who find it frightening. Richard Nixon played that game masterfully in 1968 under the slogan of "law and order," which is freighted with intense sociopolitical and racial subtext in this context (Nixon...

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by TTailedTiger
Wed Aug 26, 2020 5:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin
Replies: 429
Views: 12007

Re: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin

Trump is going to get re-elected. The left has lost is flipping mind. Can someone honestly explain this point of view to me? I hear it a lot. These protests are going on right now in 2020. Trump is the President right now in 2020. So what exactly is reelecting Trump going to do to change it? The th...

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by TTailedTiger
Wed Aug 26, 2020 4:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin
Replies: 429
Views: 12007

Re: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin

How about conspicuous but nonviolent displays of anger? Like, say, refusing to stand for the national anthem at sporting events? ...what do you mean, "already tried that four years ago?" So you're saying the next logical step is harming people who had nothing to do with it? When peaceful ...

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by TTailedTiger
Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin
Replies: 429
Views: 12007

Re: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin

maverick4002 wrote:
LabQuest wrote:
How does burning down multiple innocent businesses get justice from the police?


If it doesnt, what would you recommend instead?


How about actually peacefully protesting at the offices of the elected officials? Or just maybe, vote them out of office?

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by TTailedTiger
Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin
Replies: 429
Views: 12007

Re: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin

If it doesnt, what would you recommend instead? How about conspicuous but nonviolent displays of anger? Like, say, refusing to stand for the national anthem at sporting events? ...what do you mean, "already tried that four years ago?" So you're saying the next logical step is harming peop...

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by TTailedTiger
Wed Aug 26, 2020 12:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin
Replies: 429
Views: 12007

Re: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin

And there are still cops out there without any form of punishment, namely the ones that shot Breonna Taylor. Your point? And there's still thousands of so called "protesters" out there who have committed crimes of looting, destruction of property and arson, that have yet to face any form ...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Aug 25, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin
Replies: 429
Views: 12007

Re: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin

The point is Democratic-run cities are, in truth, run by public sector unions who will not be held to account by their wholly owned governments. Someone better go let the police unions know. They're among the most Republican-leaning of all unions - public or private. Ok I'll play along and say that...

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