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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smolette walks
Replies: 87
Views: 4007

Re: Jussie Smolette walks

Hmmm, this Tchen. Hadn't ever heard about her before. Better keep Mitch McConnell away from that one!

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smolette walks
Replies: 87
Views: 4007

Re: Jussie Smolette walks

Maybe Michelle Obama is Jussie Smollet? Would that finally explain those arms? Can I sue her? I got coffee all over my monitor..... :) Well best get her before Rahm sends her a bill! https://us.hola.com/en/imagenes/health-and-beauty/2018111913034/michelle-obama-trainer-arms-workout-interview/0-32-6...

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smolette walks
Replies: 87
Views: 4007

Re: Jussie Smolette walks

Maybe Michelle Obama is Jussie Smollet?

Would that finally explain those arms?

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which US Airline Merger Was Better Executed?
Replies: 20
Views: 2198

Re: Which US Airline Merger Was Better Executed?

All this hatred of the UA/CO merger I just don't get! Smooth as silk! Didn't notice a thing! And everyone got along right from the start! :lol:

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smolette walks
Replies: 87
Views: 4007

Re: Jussie Smolette walks

Dieuwer wrote:
Justice is blind, but nobody said Justice is deaf. In fact, Justice loves to hear the "jingle of coins".

#CelebrityPrivilege
#Dismissal4Dollars


Silly, his name is Jussie, not Justice!

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 808
Views: 38680

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

"Who said anything about obstruction?" Why, thats next on the agenda! You would obviously be hurt if you were hoping for a different outcome. There is no there there. Its a diversion. And everyone who pushed the narrative knew there was no collusion, and they tried to set traps for obstru...

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US GDP 2.9% in 2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1251

Re: US GDP 2.9% in 2018

I have no doubt they will hold him accountable because the economy is definitely a reason why a lot of people voted for him. $20 says Trump will spin the potentially lower Q1 numbers on Democrats taking over the House (you know, because if a wall had been funded in the first place, Trump wouldn't h...

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 808
Views: 38680

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

I think the Attorney General of the United States is waiting because he is attempting to decide if he is just going to release it, or if he is going to use it as evidence when he refers charges against those who conspired to steal Presidential election. If I were him, I would hold it for several mo...

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 808
Views: 38680

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

I think the Attorney General of the United States is waiting because he is attempting to decide if he is just going to release it, or if he is going to use it as evidence when he refers charges against those who conspired to steal Presidential election. If I were him, I would hold it for several mo...

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Putin Popularity USA
Replies: 30
Views: 1947

Re: Putin Popularity USA

Well Putin still has a following . . . these guys just crack me up!

GRRRRRR!!!!!

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US GDP 2.9% in 2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1251

Re: US GDP 2.9% in 2018

I guess the Prez screwed the pooch with the Shutdown and managed to only tie Obama. I think the effects of the shutdown will likely be felt in Q1. I REALLY doubt the last 9 days Q4 made a huge dent when all of the holiday shopping was done. Now, having to tighten their belts and close their wallets...

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shadow banning Trump supporters?
Replies: 44
Views: 2776

Re: Shadow banning Trump supporters?

Well first Facebook bans white supremacists, now Twitter is going to tag messages with advisories against hate speech. And it may even affect the Prez! Totes confused ... But I say good on them! (I think we can all agree ... it’s taken long enough!) It goes without saying (since we’re amongst frien...

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 808
Views: 38680

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

Hear, hear jcancel! I’m beginning to think this really isn’t a discussion forum. I (and others) have asked pretty simple questions and have gotten zero responses. I’ve gotten a lot of mean things about Rachel Maddow, accusations of being a secret agent, Obama guy is guilty too, and strongly worded c...

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If the bully gets close, I will punch the bully
Replies: 21
Views: 1941

Re: If the bully gets close, I will punch the bully

We all know what my fellow liberals would say if the quote was attributed to Trump. The hypocrisy gets old. Violence is not okay. Threatening violence is not okay. There was a time when we knew that. Hear, hear. I, too, think about earlier times when we could have a genuine discussion and not just ...

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US GDP 2.9% in 2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1251

Re: US GDP 2.9% in 2018

The best growth in ten years isn’t bad. It’s the deficit in that equation that makes things bad, not the rate of growth. Is the deficit much too high? Absolutely. No argument from me. WRONG again MAGOG! (It’s almost synononymous now, but I think that’s by design ... good on you MAGOG!) Boy you seem...

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 808
Views: 38680

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

I'm way late to this 3-ring circus of a topic, but there will always be doubt in many Americans' minds as long as the complete, UNREDACTED report stays out of their hands. There will always be doubt as to whether Barr is being fully open. And Trump, well, will always be doubted for being such an di...

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 808
Views: 38680

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

Well like MAGOG, MikeDrop, FreequentFlier, EA CO AS, P1aneMad, I, too, have been worried about the fallout from the apparent "No Collusion Conclusion." Doesn't look like it has made even a significant blip thus far. Who would've guessed?! Certainly not I. https://www.realclearpolitics.com...

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US GDP 2.9% in 2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1251

Re: US GDP 2.9% in 2018

2.9% growth with a 3.9% deficit is pretty bad if you listen to economists. The best growth in ten years isn’t bad. It’s the deficit in that equation that makes things bad, not the rate of growth. Is the deficit much too high? Absolutely. No argument from me. WRONG again MAGOG! (It’s almost synonony...

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smolette walks
Replies: 87
Views: 4007

Re: Jussie Smolette walks

See? They come out when they feel the sting. He knows why he's here. BN747 Nah just kind of upset someone that has an unhealthy hatred for the president and who committed a crime walked because others that share his view in power and were upset Trump's manufactured Russia investigation crumbled let...

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smolette walks
Replies: 87
Views: 4007

Re: Jussie Smolette walks

A new angle to the story.... It was the Nigerian brothers dressed up in whiteface!! Yeah, that's the ticket.... Whiteface.. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6860095/Jussie-Smolletts-lawyer-says-thought-brothers-white-wearing-make-up.html Just a very bad 'Nigerian' joke on their employer Jus...

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 808
Views: 38680

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

Great questions, seb! Hopefully our friend Mike DROP will answer so we can get an insight into his train of thought! I’m sure there’s something there there. I mean, Mike DROP is a longtime, respected member of this forum, as we can all agree upon. I have been having flashbacks to elementary school t...

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shadow banning Trump supporters?
Replies: 44
Views: 2776

Re: Shadow banning Trump supporters?

Well first Facebook bans white supremacists, now Twitter is going to tag messages with advisories against hate speech. And it may even affect the Prez! Totes confused ... But I say good on them! (I think we can all agree ... it’s taken long enough!) It goes without saying (since we’re amongst friend...

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US GDP 2.9% in 2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1251

Re: US GDP 2.9% in 2018

2.9% growth with a 3.9% deficit is pretty bad if you listen to economists. Well I don’t think we’re supposed to listen to economists anymore (they’re elitists, after all!). We’re just supposed to “believe.” I think I’ve heard the term “cult” applied to Trump and his supporters (wow! That’s severe!)...

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 3:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smolette walks
Replies: 87
Views: 4007

Re: Jussie Smolette walks

https://www.google.com/amp/s/deadline.c ... 84616/amp/

I can’t help but see a lot of similarities between Jussie and Trump. I think he may be on to something.
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Rahm blamed Jussie on Trump.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/deadline.c ... 84616/amp/

I can’t help but see a lot of similarities between Jussie and Trump. I think he may be on to something.

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How much does Warren Buffett know about airlines?
Replies: 26
Views: 4168

Re: How much does Warren Buffett know about airlines?

Well he’s the one who coined the famous phrase isn’t he?

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smolette walks
Replies: 87
Views: 4007

Re: Jussie Smolette walks

I really think we should all follow the First Lady’s guidance and “Be Best,” whether Democrat or Republican, as AntonioMartin has alluded to!

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 808
Views: 38680

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

More fallout from the Mueller investigation... https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/28/politics/greg-craig/index.html "Federal prosecutors are close to bringing charges against Greg Craig, a prominent Democratic lawyer and former White House counsel in the Obama administration, in a case that originate...

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US GDP 2.9% in 2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1251

Re: US GDP 2.9% in 2018

From my limited time here, maybe we should give our good friend a break. For someone who is a reliable stalwart and always able to defend his view of the world, he just seems “off.” Mueller Report hit him hard as he is a fellow Democrat. I’ve tried to show him the light at the end of the tunnel but ...

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US GDP 2.9% in 2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1251

Re: US GDP 2.9% in 2018

Magog wrote:
Predicting future GDP is a lot harder than saying what’s in your own proposal.


Huh? Again?!

I thought 6% was his proposal! In fact, that’s why I voted for him!

Sadly me and the other 6-percenters only have SAD FACES now.

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by 1836Sam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smolette walks
Replies: 87
Views: 4007

Re: Jussie Smolette walks

Erg executives aren’t supposed to direct prosecution, silly! Reminds me of another case in the news ... No executives are there to make sure everyone under them does their job. Which didn't happen here. Who prosecutes the prosecutors? Presumably there is a functioning state bar in IL - I'd start th...

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by 1836Sam
Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smolette walks
Replies: 87
Views: 4007

Re: Jussie Smolette walks

NIKV69 wrote:
I don't understand The Mayor doesn't the DA office work for him?


Erg executives aren’t supposed to direct prosecution, silly! Reminds me of another case in the news ...

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by 1836Sam
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 808
Views: 38680

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

Well we've talked a lot about polls . . . I know MAGOG made a point--and he may be right!--that people haven't had time to digest the Barr Letter yet. The Post just released this opinion poll. It looks like we still don't have closure. Does anyone think the public still needs time to process the Bar...

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by 1836Sam
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smolette walks
Replies: 87
Views: 4007

Re: Jussie Smolette walks

If they truly want to get to the bottom of the issue of the Smollett charges being dropped, just say that what the state prosecutors office did involved "Collusion," and Adam Schiff, CNN, and Ms. Maddow will be all over it. :lol: It's certainly the word of the year, if not the word of the...

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by 1836Sam
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 808
Views: 38680

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

You and seb are repeatedly throughout this thread. Well I asked for clarification and didn't get any from either MAGOG or our newly-returned friend (FreequentFlierFriend , now that has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?), so I guess we can finally put this to bed (that's a metaphor!). No one was saying...

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by 1836Sam
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US GDP 2.9% in 2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1251

Re: US GDP 2.9% in 2018

Oh dear...looks like those tax cuts didn't do much of anything. You know what that means: Trump Tax Cuts Round 2. Clearly, taxes weren't lowered enough. Unless he had a crystal ball, it wasn’t an intentional lie. Politicians have been boasting since they first existed. So does this mean we can fina...

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by 1836Sam
Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 808
Views: 38680

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

So please tell us who is saying that Barr "knowingly and willfully" gave "materially" false statements to Congress? You and seb are repeatedly throughout this thread. Well I asked for clarification and didn't get any from either MAGOG or our newly-returned friend (FreequentFlier...

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by 1836Sam
Thu Mar 28, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 808
Views: 38680

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

Indulge me for a second here, friends, but that flashback I had to my English classes also reminded me of that one time I got a D for reading Cliff Notes instead of the book!

Oh the lessons of life . . .

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by 1836Sam
Thu Mar 28, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 808
Views: 38680

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

So Adam Schiff made a (my opinion) stirring speech today that touches on the "weird Russian stuff" (thanks again, FreequentFlier!). In it, he argues that Presidents of the United States should be held to a higher standard than "almost a criminal" (my words . . . sorry if they com...

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by 1836Sam
Thu Mar 28, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 808
Views: 38680

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

In an attempt to advance this discussion amongst pals, a couple of newsworthy things have happened today. First off, a DoJ spokesperson says Mueller's report exceeds 300 pages. I guess four half sentences would make two complete sentences that we've seen at this point. Kind of "nuts," to b...

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by 1836Sam
Thu Mar 28, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 808
Views: 38680

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

Trump just demanded that Russia “get out” of Venezuela. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/27/us/politics/trump-russia-venezuela.html Is that “weird Russia stuff” or no? FreequentFlier, BTW, I neglected to tell you thanks for using my "weird Russia stuff" language . . . I do think it helps u...

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by 1836Sam
Thu Mar 28, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 808
Views: 38680

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

Trump just demanded that Russia “get out” of Venezuela. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/27/us/politics/trump-russia-venezuela.html Is that “weird Russia stuff” or no? Well FreequentFlier, I'd say a quantitative approach would help us out. One typically measures things . . . you know like your weigh...

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by 1836Sam
Thu Mar 28, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US GDP 2.9% in 2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1251

Re: US GDP 2.9% in 2018

https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics ... 6906a81e6c
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I wonder if you had to have a "crystal ball" to not get this stuff right. Hmmmmmmm . . .

https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics ... 6906a81e6c

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by 1836Sam
Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 808
Views: 38680

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

OK! Another attempt to generate productive discussion! Mike DROP, you mentioned earlier you are friends with a Democratic U.S. Congressman (woman)? (Nice to see people can find common ground outside of their own political party . . . I am, too, where I live! Seems to me that we could do that here, t...

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by 1836Sam
Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 808
Views: 38680

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1035862254510592002/Q1Fx678v_400x400.jpg Sheesh it seems to be so hard to get people to answer simple questions and have a simple discussion. It seems to just result in silly partisan fingerpointing and implying that people with whom they disagree are foreign ag...

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by 1836Sam
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 808
Views: 38680

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

Another suggestion to our friends (even the perennially "sinister" ones . . . hahahahahaha!) to promote discussion . . . My favorite weekly podcast "All the President's Lawyers" was just released and the episode discusses the Barr letter. It's available here: https://www.kcrw.com...

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by 1836Sam
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US GDP 2.9% in 2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1251

Re: US GDP 2.9% in 2018

I, for one, think lying is bad. Unless he had a crystal ball, it wasn’t an intentional lie. Politicians have been boasting since they first existed. Trump just took boasting to a new level. Some examples showing that this is nothing new: https://bit.ly/2pO2bKp MAGOG! Our paths cross again! Hello fr...

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by 1836Sam
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 808
Views: 38680

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

It’s usless to engage with him/her/ze. Clearly this person is unconsciously experiencing a combination of multiple simultaneous psychological defense mechanisms. The more you engage the deeper you will push him/her/ze towards the abyss. Have some sympathy for this poster and just ignore him/her/ze....

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by 1836Sam
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US GDP 2.9% in 2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1251

Re: US GDP 2.9% in 2018

I, for one, think lying is bad.

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by 1836Sam
Thu Mar 28, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 808
Views: 38680

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

Here MAGOG & Co., we'll try one more time, multiple choice: Do you believe that the Mueller Report, once released, will: A) Completely vindicate the Prez of the "weird Russia stuff" that is in the public domain by explaining just what was going on (i.e., "complete and total exoner...

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by 1836Sam
Thu Mar 28, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 808
Views: 38680

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

Then (while no one is saying this, BTW), when you write that Barr and Rosenstein would be committing federal perjury, well, I think you reveal you don't have a comprehensive understanding of the law (which sort of makes sense because you haven't really engaged on the legal questions and have relied...

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