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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 12:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 2839

Re: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting

Gang shootings aren't typically included because they often involve other gang members being shot and are easy to avoid if you aren't involved in a gang. Additionally, when people picture a "mass shooting", they typically picture something like what happened in Buffalo rather than two gan...

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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 12:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 2839

Re: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting

Thoughts and prayers... bla bla... Right says you have laws enforce them. No changes whatsoever over my dead body to an AMENDMENT to the constitution. I have a right to keep any kind of weapon, stuff you. Moderates / left say - well the laws don't work so they need changing. You won't spend extra m...

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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 10:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Coming Global Debt Storm & Global Food Shortages
Replies: 12
Views: 1021

Re: The Coming Global Debt Storm & Global Food Shortages

Change is inevitable, always is. I'm as capitalist and conservative as they come, yet even I realize that nothing lasts forever and as we evolve as a species, so too does our way of life. Our current economic system has been great, its served us well (for the most part), but its usefulness is comin...

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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 9:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Coming Global Debt Storm & Global Food Shortages
Replies: 12
Views: 1021

Re: The Coming Global Debt Storm & Global Food Shortages

The Great Reset makes the most sense, but the current crop of global billionaires would stand to lose too much to sign off.

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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 3:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White woman sues school district; claims Critical Race Theory made son lazy
Replies: 8
Views: 695

Re: White woman sues school district; claims Critical Race Theory made son lazy

This story is really about dysfunctional parenting, not CRT.

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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 2:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shootings in Texas and NC
Replies: 31
Views: 1346

Re: Mass shootings in Texas and NC

The article did not describe any mass shootings - these were multiple gangland incidents with a single target or targets in a vehicle. Par for the course in bad neighborhoods. Gang violence is rarely random - learn the difference. The incidents cited in the OP were likely gang violence as well. So ...

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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 12:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shootings in Texas and NC
Replies: 31
Views: 1346

Re: Mass shootings in Texas and NC

Expanding the ATF? how about enforcing the current local and state laws. That would help. Law enforcement has been attacked for years, and the result is they stop policing and gangs have their way and do as they like in the streets. State and local police also do not have the resources to combat th...

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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 12:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shootings in Texas and NC
Replies: 31
Views: 1346

Re: Mass shootings in Texas and NC

Are you gonna correct the OP?, the shooting in Houston wasn't a random shooting neither. https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Sheriff-2-dead-3-hospitalized-in-Houston-market-17174782.php And why are we normalizing gang violence? one person dead is one too many don't we agree? I didn’t s...

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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 12:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shootings in Texas and NC
Replies: 31
Views: 1346

Re: Mass shootings in Texas and NC

Its unfortunate. RIP to all. You missed the 33 shot and 5 killed in Chicago because of mass shootings too https://abc7chicago.com/chicago-shooting-weekend-violence-crime-police/11855997/ The article did not describe any mass shootings - these were multiple gangland incidents with a single target or...

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by Aaron747
Mon May 16, 2022 11:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shootings in Texas and NC
Replies: 31
Views: 1346

Re: Mass shootings in Texas and NC

Its unfortunate. RIP to all. You missed the 33 shot and 5 killed in Chicago because of mass shootings too https://abc7chicago.com/chicago-shooting-weekend-violence-crime-police/11855997/ The article did not describe any mass shootings - these were multiple gangland incidents with a single target or...

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by Aaron747
Mon May 16, 2022 10:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows
Replies: 778
Views: 25057

Re: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows

Nebraska is looking to punish women that have been raped with 9 months of remembrance. https://www.axios.com/2022/05/15/nebraska-governor-abortion-ban Ricketts said if Roe is overturned, he will "work with our speaker of the legislature to work on a special session and do more to protect pre-b...

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by Aaron747
Mon May 16, 2022 3:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 201
Views: 8368

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

DIRECTFLT wrote:
Trust the Science
Trust the Trained Professionals
In Law Enforcement
And In Mental Health....


The snide remarks are pretty crass. The trained professionals are not the problem - the tangled web of federal, state, and local laws and procedures are because they tie everyone's hands.

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by Aaron747
Mon May 16, 2022 2:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 201
Views: 8368

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

If there was such a test, it would be interesting to see if it was administered to some of the people on this board. The kind of people who think all Republicans are traitors, or that the retired cop who died was a loser. If they spout that garbage on an aviation board, imagine what they say on oth...

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by Aaron747
Mon May 16, 2022 12:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 201
Views: 8368

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

If we could only test for insanity, like China tests it's people for Covid... If there was such a test, it would be interesting to see if it was administered to some of the people on this board. The kind of people who think all Republicans are traitors, or that the retired cop who died was a loser....

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by Aaron747
Mon May 16, 2022 11:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 2839

Re: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting

I thought California had strict gun laws? Obviously laws are meaningless when nearby states don't have same and/or black market is alive and well. Dems still don't understand laws are pointless unless you're going to massively expand the ATF. They have what 2500 agents? That's less than the Dallas ...

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by Aaron747
Mon May 16, 2022 7:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package
Replies: 111
Views: 4603

Re: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package

The anti-war Left is no more. RIP. In a few years, if this all goes to crap if will be interesting to see how the spin goes. Another non sequitur. Is it really that difficult to differentiate nuance these days? Obviously it’s quite different to oppose actions in Iraq/Iran with no clear strategic ou...

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by Aaron747
Mon May 16, 2022 2:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 2839

Re: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting

Yup too insane. The missus already decided Japan is better/safer long term.

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by Aaron747
Mon May 16, 2022 12:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 2839

Re: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting

There was also a shooting at an upscale market in downtown LA over the weekend. Fun and games in the good ‘ol USA

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by Aaron747
Mon May 16, 2022 12:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 201
Views: 8368

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

The issue of insanity was central in the Anders Breivik-case. In the end he was judged to be not insane. They opinioned that while lots of his opinions and resulting actions easily could have been the result of psychosis, he did source them in actual, existing political opinion on the internet. The...

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 10:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 201
Views: 8368

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

Guns. You guys definitely need more guns. And definitely no licenses and background checks. Just guns for everyone. That will fix things. I don't remember anyone saying we don't need permits and background checks but don't get let that stand in the way to a anti USA rant. :sarcastic: Touchy...I nev...

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 10:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 201
Views: 8368

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

DIRECTFLT wrote:

If we could only test for insanity, like China tests it's people for Covid...


Mmmmkay yeah, there's a whole field devoted to that, in case you didn't know. Are you suggesting mass testing for psychosis?

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 3:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 201
Views: 8368

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

Sadly, this is not even shocking news anymore. Mass shootings in the US are "no different" (from a shock value) than car crashes. We've become immune to the calamity and suffering they bring to thousands of Americans every year. It's sad... but true. Yeah the missus has had enough, told m...

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 2:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: YouTube video from 1975 of DC-10 motion flight simulator
Replies: 10
Views: 1244

Re: YouTube video from 1975 of DC-10 motion flight simulator

Fascinating - what an awesome find! They sure got a lot of mileage out of that projector footage.

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 2:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 201
Views: 8368

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

Nope. But here is 3rd ranking house Republican Elise Stefanik painting democrats as “pedo grifters” after the entire conservative asylum and GOP categorized every LGBTQ member or supporter as pedophiles. This is radio Rwanda territory. https://twitter.com/deonteleologist/status/1525644770672091136?...

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 2:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package
Replies: 111
Views: 4603

Re: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package

The whole argument being made by those against sending the money is completely false at any rate. Don’t want to send the money to help Europe and Ukraine. Why? Because many think it would be put to better use back home to help Americans. But then any proposal to spend money on Americans gets reject...

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 2:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 201
Views: 8368

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

No one? Did you forget about the Summer of 2020? The point is that you can't argue that a party is entirely represented by its fringe....because the left has a fringe that is pretty awful as well. Call extremism what it is, but don't make it something that it isn't-mainstream. I followed those even...

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 1:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 201
Views: 8368

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

Going by that logic, we're in real trouble because 81 million Biden voters are going to start massacring cops and burning all of our businesses down. No one, and I mean no one, on the left has pushed for violence against cops or businesses. No one. The alphabet soup of militias are all right wing. ...

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 1:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 201
Views: 8368

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

Here's what Ted Nugent had to say, at a Trump rally, tonight, "I love you, but I would love you more if you went out and just went berserk on the skulls of the Democrats and the marxists and the communists.” The Buffalo shooter was just following orders from a party gone rabid. Sick. I mean no...

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 1:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 201
Views: 8368

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

Once again, a toxic mix of easy access to powerful guns, believing in a sick racist ideology, young, inexperienced in life, the USA's horrible culture of guns and violence, possible mental illness, has led to 10 killed, others injured, a community in fear and so on. Oh it's mass mental illness, 'po...

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 1:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 201
Views: 8368

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

So, for the Record, is he a white, Liberal leaning, or Maga leaning 18 year old mass murderer? He's a raving lunatic racist that painted the N word on his gun, driving 3+ hours to murder black people specifically, driven by the words of Tucker Carlson, the GOP, and Fox News 24/7 incantations of Gre...

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 12:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 201
Views: 8368

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

So, for the Record, is he a white, Liberal leaning, or Maga leaning 18 year old mass murderer? The shooter has apparently left a manifesto in which they express concern about the “white replacement theory”, a racist idea pushed by the likes of Tucker Carlson. The shooter apparently described himsel...

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 12:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 201
Views: 8368

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

DIRECTFLT wrote:
So, for the Record, is he a white, Liberal leaning, or Maga leaning 18 year old mass murderer?


Not sure lean even matters. How about hate-filled psycho who spent too much time online and had his mind poisoned by parents or other influences? Also clearly never saw ‘American History X’

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by Aaron747
Sat May 14, 2022 10:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 201
Views: 8368

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

Seems like an obvious hate crime akin to the El Paso Walmart shooting.

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JJJ wrote:
Not happy with shooting the journalist, Israeli riot police beat the crowd so hard they dropped the casket at the funeral.

https://twitter.com/AJEnglish/status/15 ... pwufg&s=19


Utterly nuts

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by Aaron747
Sat May 14, 2022 4:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows
Replies: 778
Views: 25057

Re: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows

https://apnews.com/article/abortion-us-supreme-court-clarence-thomas-e08bbdfbe48d33171fa6f2a17931da63 https://www.theguardian.com/law/2022/may/14/clarence-thomas-supreme-court-leak-abortion It looks like the investigation is focusing on a small group of law clerks. I've been doing some reading on w...

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by Aaron747
Sat May 14, 2022 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties
Replies: 127
Views: 5265

Re: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties

The point of the posting the news article, was to show that big building projects on the scale of the CAHSR project cannot be done in this day and age sadly. The only large-scale project that has gone relatively on time so far is the LGA terminal rebuilds. Even AA had a dumpster fire building its t...

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by Aaron747
Sat May 14, 2022 4:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package
Replies: 111
Views: 4603

Re: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package

So what has that deception got to do with Ukraine? US forces are not engaged in Ukraine, nor any NATO ones. This is a real thing, not GOP BS to go after a nation that had nothing to do with Al Queda. A clear cut invasion of a sovereign nation by a hostile state ,that unlike Iraq in 2003, militarily...

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by Aaron747
Sat May 14, 2022 4:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties
Replies: 127
Views: 5265

Re: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties

The point of the posting the news article, was to show that big building projects on the scale of the CAHSR project cannot be done in this day and age sadly. The only large scale project that has gone relatively on time so far is the LGA terminal rebuilds. Even AA had a dumpster fire building its t...

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by Aaron747
Sat May 14, 2022 4:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties
Replies: 127
Views: 5265

Re: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties

Here's a list of population densities for the major countries with developed HSR networks: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_and_dependencies_by_population_density#Most_populous_countries_by_density | Country | Density (people/sq. km) | |---------|-------------------------| | Japan | ...

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by Aaron747
Sat May 14, 2022 4:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows
Replies: 778
Views: 25057

Re: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows

would prohibiting abortions after, say, 24 weeks be acceptable? unless it is for medically necessary reasons. It already is, in the vast majority of jurisdictions. Only six states have absolutely no limit: AK, OR, CO, NM, NJ, VT, NH https://www.businessinsider.com/latest-point-in-pregnancy-you-can-...

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by Aaron747
Sat May 14, 2022 10:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package
Replies: 111
Views: 4603

Re: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package

The anti-war Left is no more. RIP. In a few years, if this all goes to crap if will be interesting to see how the spin goes. Another non sequitur. Is it really that difficult to differentiate nuance these days? Obviously it’s quite different to oppose actions in Iraq/Iran with no clear strategic ou...

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by Aaron747
Sat May 14, 2022 10:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows
Replies: 778
Views: 25057

Re: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows

You know exactly what I mean. My response related to staying out of people's private affairs. Your response was a non sequitur, obviously, and isn't to be taken seriously. Your example of wife beating was a serious criminal act, deciding whether or not one wants children and when/with whom is not ....

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by Aaron747
Sat May 14, 2022 12:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Water Wars & Mega Droughts in the US Southwest
Replies: 55
Views: 2176

Re: Warer Wars & Mega Droughts in the US Southwest

StarAC17 wrote:
I have seen some of the most extravagant wasting of water in LA when the sprinklers were on a golf course at 2pm when the temperature was in the high 90's.


Yeah wow, that's just facilities management that knows absolutely zero about water, much less conservation or saving the owners a buck.

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by Aaron747
Fri May 13, 2022 10:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties
Replies: 127
Views: 5265

Re: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties

China invested 100 Billion USD into constructing HSR each and every years. While California is thinking about whether it is worth to invest 100 Billion USD in total into linking its two most important cities. How much has California spent chewing the idea over in the past 14 years? Republicans star...

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by Aaron747
Fri May 13, 2022 10:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package
Replies: 111
Views: 4603

Re: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package

Sounds a lot like China. Which to some seems a better client to do business with, and people just pretend its worth doing business with them despite they having people in concentration camps, as we speak. Say all you want, but having concentration camps in 2022. That's pretty bad. There is no diffe...

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by Aaron747
Fri May 13, 2022 10:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package
Replies: 111
Views: 4603

Re: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package

As I said when it comes to bad actors you either do something or you don't. A grain of truth there. Hundreds of billion$ in petrodollars and decades later, and Saudi Arabia still isn't a modern country, though they like to play one with shiny new roads and buildings for social media promotions. Sou...

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by Aaron747
Fri May 13, 2022 10:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows
Replies: 778
Views: 25057

Re: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows

Only if you think a fetus is not human life. Mmmhmm, and you have some vaunted knowledge of when that life is to be deemed viable that medical science is not aware of? Quit holding out - all of society is waiting for consensus on that. MS says 15 weeks. Do you have a better number? Viability thresh...

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by Aaron747
Fri May 13, 2022 10:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows
Replies: 778
Views: 25057

Re: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows

Probably so, but what's it to you or me? FFS, stay out of other people's private affairs. That's what adults do. /quote] So the next time my neighbor beats the crap out of his wife, I should just turn up my TV? Is that what adults do??? That has nothing to do with being pregnant. You know exactly w...

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by Aaron747
Fri May 13, 2022 10:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Water Wars & Mega Droughts in the US Southwest
Replies: 55
Views: 2176

Re: Warer Wars & Mega Droughts in the US Southwest

We also were told that those extravagant looking Casino water displays used a surprisingly low amounts of water. The Bellagio fountains recycle brackish water from wells located on their property. It may be a while, but eventually LAS and PHX will outgrow their ability to finagle water sourcing. An...

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by Aaron747
Fri May 13, 2022 10:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package
Replies: 111
Views: 4603

Re: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package

NIKV69 wrote:
As I said when it comes to bad actors you either do something or you don't.


A grain of truth there. Hundreds of billion$ in petrodollars and decades later, and Saudi Arabia still isn't a modern country, though they like to play one with shiny new roads and buildings for social media promotions.

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