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by Aaron747
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Jeffrey Epstein 'found dead in cell' in New York
Replies: 159
Views: 10106

Re: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex

And yet, this went on for years. Powerful members of the establishment on both sides of the aisle, and some in the corrupt media, knew about it, and some supported it. Yet, nothing was done to stop it. What changed? Why is Epstein suddenly a villain? What dirtbag members of the wealthy elite (you k...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Jeffrey Epstein 'found dead in cell' in New York
Replies: 159
Views: 10106

Re: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex

910A wrote:
LAX772LR wrote:
But man, it's going to take one oaf of a D.A. to screw this one up. Money be damned.

Slight correction, it's the feds not a local DA handling the case.


Just a reminder that the most tangible institutional privilege in the US system is wealth.

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by Aaron747
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California has officially lost it...Muralgate
Replies: 47
Views: 2527

Re: California has officially lost it...Muralgate

Well, there's also the question of why there is an environmental study needed (clearly it's just corruption) for painting a wall or removing a mural? Indoors! CEQA, the California Environmental Quality Act passed in 1970, requires environmental assessments to be conducted for any renovation in publ...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Jeffrey Epstein 'found dead in cell' in New York
Replies: 159
Views: 10106

Re: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex

Whoa boy - hope the WH PR people are ready for a little OT these next few days, especially if 45 starts Tweeting about Epstein. Yet another example of why it’s shameful for the country to be led by a low quality individual. Making the rounds now is this nugget from a 2002 New York Magazine feature o...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California has officially lost it...Muralgate
Replies: 47
Views: 2527

Re: California has officially lost it...Muralgate

From the New York Times: “Painting [over the mural] would first require an environmental impact study that would cost about $500,000.” Hahaha. 500K for environmental study. Yeah, this is the kind of burden on society our “environment protectors” put. And that’s just for the study. Well, there's als...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How/when did you ask for a pay raise?
Replies: 10
Views: 1354

Re: How/when did you ask for a pay raise?

Obviously, all bosses are relunctant to this. How many times have you been trying before being successful? How long did you wait between all requests? Does a better position mean a better salary? :scratchchin: What was the boss attitude afterwards? ( including after the pay rise) And your preferred...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California has officially lost it...Muralgate
Replies: 47
Views: 2527

Re: California has officially lost it...Muralgate

What kind of environmental study costs hundreds of thousands of dollars? Are they drilling for oil too? Who else doubts what all these “environmental protection regulations”, “Paris agreements” and the likes are for? Effect on the actual environment is still questionable, but real money are now and...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 06, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California has officially lost it...Muralgate
Replies: 47
Views: 2527

Re: California has officially lost it...Muralgate

NoTime wrote:
Stupidity on so many levels...


This is the problem with SJWs...cover, take down, hide etc until what happens? Nobody learns the history anymore because all the lessons are gone. Completely counterproductive. Facts must trump emotion.

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7859

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

The outrage over the July 4th celebration is manufactured. The left banked on Trump giving a horrible speech. Trump gave a good and now the left has been embarrassed, so they are grasping at straws. None of this will win back Ohio. It may win back those three votes they are missing from San Francis...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California rocked again...
Replies: 35
Views: 1867

Re: California rocked again...

That Northridge Quake dropped the 10 Fwy right on cars passing underneath it and those moving on it at the time. I also watched from my balcony as the entire city blew transformers across the horizon as the entire LA basin went completely black for the 1st time. BN747 My grandmother’s house was in ...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 06, 2019 6:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7859

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

Great speech and great turnout on the mall despite the bad weather. Donald had a good week with this and the continued hot economy. Joe? Nah, a bad week of busing and other travails... More spin. The jobs report is quite good - but real wage growth continues to suck - 1.1% year over year. Housing c...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 06, 2019 5:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California rocked again...
Replies: 35
Views: 1867

Re: California rocked again...

Now beIng called 7.1. Hope all anetters in the impacted area are safe. Marc Bigger than the ones back in the 90’s that made a mess in SF and LA. Good thing it’s in a low population area. My sister said they got rocked. People at the restaurant hit the floor. She’s never been in one, so she’s a hot ...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7859

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

Patrotism Explained...since some did not like my prior explanation. Patriotism is like your child. True Parents love their child above all else. True Patriots love their country above all else. True Parents correct their child's behavior and conduct when it goes awry against social norms. True Patr...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California rocked again...
Replies: 35
Views: 1867

Re: California rocked again...

6.9 this time in the same area. My sister called and they were stopped for a bit in Hisparia I think they said. They just got out of LA on a Route 66 road trip. Not surprising - USGS said yesterday there was 30% chance of a larger event. This area is complex geologically, with several reverse and t...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7859

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

The left just can’t handle anything he does, even if it’s something good. It’s the 4th of July. It celebrates our Independence. It’s really quite unbelievable the lengths at which people will go to just wreck everything. Congrats. The left can’t even celebrate our nations birth, let alone any other...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 06, 2019 3:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7859

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

Celebrating Independence Day. Prove it wasn’t? Very simple. It wasn’t an Obama speech. He didn’t say “I” 4,000 times. So there was no Independence Day occasion in the 39-43 adminstrations? Interesting. And you have also conveniently omitted 44 hosting a BBQs for service families. Noice. The left ju...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7859

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

It wasn’t for him. Prove it wasn’t. Last address of this type was by Ford for the Bicentennial in 1976. What’s the occasion now? :rotfl: Celebrating Independence Day. Prove it wasn’t? Very simple. It wasn’t an Obama speech. He didn’t say “I” 4,000 times. So there was no Independence Day occasion in...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7859

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

Yawn: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2019/07/03/trump-4th-july-tanks-have-rumbled-through-nations-capital-before/1642869001/ Weak sauce. Ike was Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, so having Shermans on display for him was completely logical. Next? Ah, I see. How’s about Kennedy then....

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7859

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

Why is celebrating the military shameful? Nobody complains about the Blue Angels. The tanks weren’t even on full display. It was a very tasteful speech and ceremony. You’d think that people would be happy. It’s as if the air got let out of their complaint balloon. Didn’t say ‘celebrating the milita...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7859

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

Gotcha. He didn’t make any such reference in his speech. Since this thread is about that particular event, I thought that you might have known something that I wasn’t aware of. It’s almost as if people are upset that Trump did a good job. The content of the speech was not problematic. The larger co...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7859

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

Why is celebrating the military shameful? Nobody complains about the Blue Angels. The tanks weren’t even on full display. It was a very tasteful speech and ceremony. You’d think that people would be happy. It’s as if the air got let out of their complaint balloon. Didn’t say ‘celebrating the milita...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7859

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

Where in his speech did he do that? What a super silly reply, everyone and anyone casually observing prez Porky over the last 2 years has easily concluded by his own actions, statements, speeches, spokespersons that the only thing that matters, that is most important to him than MONEY ...is Loyalty...

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by Aaron747
Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7859

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

Just as our founders protested the heavy hand of Britain, many Americans object to the intrusion of a heavy-handed wanna-be dictator (just look at his infatuation with Xi, Kim, LiliPutin, and Mohammed bin Salman for examples) into what is rightfully vied as a holiday for every American. It is to hi...

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by Aaron747
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7859

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

Sadly, some Left Wing Nut Case decided to burn an American Flag in front of the White House as a protest against President Trump. Between the Secret Service, and some Trump supporters, he got into a lot of trouble. Although I despise Trump before and since he became and as President, I cannot suppo...

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by Aaron747
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Confusion In The White House...Again
Replies: 1
Views: 790

Confusion In The White House...Again

Does the left hand know what the right is doing at 1600 Pennsylvania? The DOJ and Commerce Departments say they are going forward with preparation of the 2020 Census in light of last week’s SCOTUS decision against inclusion of a citizenship question. POTUS says such reports are fake...what gives?? “...

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by Aaron747
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 Spicejet and Air India overruns as monsoon rains hit
Replies: 32
Views: 7895

Re: 2 Spicejet and Air India overruns as monsoon rains hit

Severe weather is nothing new in South and SE Asia - was happening throughout the jet-powered 20th century as well. Were there many overruns in these countries in those days? Quality of training and high frequency of operation seem to be important human factors here.

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by Aaron747
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Antifa Violence
Replies: 167
Views: 14401

Re: Antifa Violence

Antifa are just as bad as nazis. They are the brownshirts of our time. Antifa and their sympathisers are despicable and have no place in our country. I've heard Soros is working with the Martians and the Lochness monster, Crazy times. There's hard proof linking Soros to Antifa. Your ridiculing it j...

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by Aaron747
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Harris-Biden Controversy: Not the reaction you’d expect
Replies: 42
Views: 1683

Re: Harris-Biden Controversy: Not the reaction you’d expect

I loved how Kamala Harris owned Joe Biden and he totally faltered under the attack. And that despite the fact that Kamala Harris has more than enough dirt on her hands regarding racism and all locking up droves of people with undue harshness. He just didn't know how to strike back, very weak. Red s...

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by Aaron747
Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Enters North Korea
Replies: 95
Views: 4543

Re: Trump Enters North Korea

North Korea has no existence or need to exist outside of being North Korea. Trump has nothing to offer them, and they will offer nothing in return other than to use the meetings as propaganda to further prop up the Kim Regime. Hmm, if that is true, explain this... Barack Obama Warns Donald Trump on...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Art of the Deal co-Author gives Perfect Dem 2020 Slogan
Replies: 26
Views: 1093

Re: Art of the Deal co-Author gives Perfect Dem 2020 Slogan

Nancy and AOC those paragons of intellect! Yeah they love junk science. Don’t vote racist. Don’t vote democrat Whatever miscues and mistakes they have made, it pales to talking in endless superlatives and JHS-level remarks about every country visited. The Japanese presented 45 with a juvenile large...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Art of the Deal co-Author gives Perfect Dem 2020 Slogan
Replies: 26
Views: 1093

Re: Art of the Deal co-Author gives Perfect Dem 2020 Slogan

They are locked in an immorality/immaturity feedback loop. Just watched 45 speaking to Korean business leaders this morning, it was another horror show. He spouted nonsense about domestic US stuff like Keystone pipeline, claimed Koreans would buy ‘great American cars’, and expressed surprise at the...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Enters North Korea
Replies: 95
Views: 4543

Re: Trump Enters North Korea

Funny how the same people praising Obama for taking a picture in front of a mural with the face of a mass murderer in Cuba, sheet giving them everything they wanted and getting exactly zero in return, are so hung up on this when so far North Korea has received nothing they wanted. Whether this will...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Enters North Korea
Replies: 95
Views: 4543

Re: Trump Enters North Korea

https://www.foxnews.com/world/trump-kim-will-meet-at-dmz-on-sunday-south-koreas-leader-says I no other POTUS has been able to pull this off, and he entered North Korea To be fair, Kim would've killed to meet Obama. A meeting with the US President gives him legitimacy, which is why no sitting US Pre...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate
Replies: 84
Views: 4776

Re: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate

Republicans had TWO YEARS in full control of all sectors of government and you are now blaming Democrats? No. No. No. This is squarely on Republicans. They could still do something but they do not. They allow children to live in squalid conditions that many have compared to concentration camps. Inc...

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by Aaron747
Sun Jun 30, 2019 4:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Art of the Deal co-Author gives Perfect Dem 2020 Slogan
Replies: 26
Views: 1093

Re: Art of the Deal co-Author gives Perfect Dem 2020 Slogan

I just cannot understand how so many people support this horrible disgusting man being held up as a leader for this country. Every time I see comments like the ones in this and the other threads criticizing people for disliking Trump it baffles me. They are locked in an immorality/immaturity feedba...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jun 29, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate
Replies: 84
Views: 4776

Re: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate

However, the peer pressure has forced _ALL_ serious contenders so far left that unless they don't manage the pivot of the century for the general election, they will have no shot at the White House: 1. Most of them are for taking away everyone's private health insurance to put everyone on a single ...

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by Aaron747
Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate
Replies: 84
Views: 4776

Re: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate

Biden's "Time is Up", indeed. He's the front-runner by default and to me, convince nobody that he won't be frontrunner if not for the fact that people just know who he is. Bernie is still Bernie - he's still following his 2016 playbook - except the "anti-establishment" is no lon...

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by Aaron747
Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate
Replies: 84
Views: 4776

Re: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate

I didn't hear much from Andrew Yang, someone I was kinda looking forward to hear him get active compete against his competitors, as he is the first Asian running for President. I like to listen to both side Democrats and Republicans, I don't really choose sides, though yes it is quite horrendous he...

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by Aaron747
Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 365
Views: 27245

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

https://www.haaretz.com/us-news/u-s-get ... -1.7417528
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Middle Eastern outlets now reporting that not a single NATO ally has committed to helping the US secure Strait of Hormuz shipping.

https://www.haaretz.com/us-news/u-s-get ... -1.7417528

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by Aaron747
Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: When AF1 Arrives In a Japanese Neighborhood
Replies: 0
Views: 1287

When AF1 Arrives In a Japanese Neighborhood

https://twitter.com/pokepeace773/status ... 22720?s=20
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Great footage on Twitter just now from Toyonaka, an Osaka suburb adjacent to Itami Airport. Guess who’s in the neighborhood tonight? The whining CF6!

https://twitter.com/pokepeace773/status ... 22720?s=20

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by Aaron747
Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate
Replies: 84
Views: 4776

Re: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate

None of it matters. The only thing the Democratic voters HAVE to do is to vote for the Democrat whose name is printed on the final ballot on November 3, 2020. The rest is like playing tiddlywinks. Precisely what most independents like myself are thinking. Though Tulsi was still the only one on stag...

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by Aaron747
Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Writer E. Jean Carroll: Trump Sexually Assaulted Me
Replies: 13
Views: 949

Re: Writer E. Jean Carroll: Trump Sexually Assaulted Me

It's crazy that this isn't even news anymore It's neither crazy nor surprising considering that she has less than zero credibility. You could literally see Anderson Cooper cringe when he had her on. Sooo only completely sane women can be assaulted...? I have met enough socialites to know most of th...

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by Aaron747
Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists
Replies: 114
Views: 5108

Re: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists

Nah, it's not racism, it's sexism towards men. When women get rejected or lack attention, they "lash out" and try to ruin the life of the individual or individuals they feel "wronged them". While all men are victims here, black men are more likely to be a victim, as seen from th...

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by Aaron747
Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists
Replies: 114
Views: 5108

Re: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists

AFC should just stop running off with mouth and watch the series, he's sounding more ignorant with each posts with his 'hit job' glasses on. I like his 'it's timing'..the timing isn't right... Dude, there NEVER is a good time when something makes you uncomfortable....because while you are feeling '...

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by Aaron747
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists
Replies: 114
Views: 5108

Re: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists

Nah, it's not racism, it's sexism towards men. When women get rejected or lack attention, they "lash out" and try to ruin the life of the individual or individuals they feel "wronged them". While all men are victims here, black men are more likely to be a victim, as seen from th...

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by Aaron747
Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America The Bully?
Replies: 45
Views: 2653

Re: America The Bully?

Other good examples are the refugee crises at the border with Mexico and in Europe: thanks to toppling governments or propping up dictatorships that enrich themselves at the (violent) expense of the local peoples, hundreds of thousands of people flee their country to attempt to reach the safer Amer...

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by Aaron747
Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America The Bully?
Replies: 45
Views: 2653

Re: America The Bully?

Again, you say this as if realpolitik isn’t a thing. They have been pigeonholed into having only USSR/Russia and China (more recently) as friends for 40 years, while other Gulf states receive fountains of wealth from the west while backchanneling funds to fundie terror with no ill effect. How would...

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by Aaron747
Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America The Bully?
Replies: 45
Views: 2653

Re: America The Bully?

I'd love nothing more for the US to severe ties with everyone and go our own way. We have been taken advantage of for far too long. We have sent billions to craphole countries and got nothing in return. Find someone else to leech off of. Wrong, neocons believe petrodollars and NYC/MIA real estate p...

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by Aaron747
Wed Jun 26, 2019 6:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America The Bully?
Replies: 45
Views: 2653

Re: America The Bully?

I'd love nothing more for the US to severe ties with everyone and go our own way. We have been taken advantage of for far too long. We have sent billions to craphole countries and got nothing in return. Find someone else to leech off of. Do the American people understand why their government is sen...

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by Aaron747
Wed Jun 26, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America The Bully?
Replies: 45
Views: 2653

Re: America The Bully?

I'd love nothing more for the US to severe ties with everyone and go our own way. We have been taken advantage of for far too long. We have sent billions to craphole countries and got nothing in return. Find someone else to leech off of. Wrong, neocons believe petrodollars and NYC/MIA real estate p...

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