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by casinterest
Mon Aug 16, 2021 1:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.
Replies: 692
Views: 42400

Re: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.

You have to wonder what was in the agreement with the Taliban when Abdul Ghani was granted release by Trump in 2018 as part of the peace talks. He wound up right back in power. Afghanistan is a 20 year cluster where we find ourselves back where we started. A hostile religious zealot country that ha...

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 16, 2021 12:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 394
Views: 12629

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Four

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 16, 2021 12:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.
Replies: 692
Views: 42400

Re: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.

You have to wonder what was in the agreement with the Taliban when Abdul Ghani was granted release by Trump in 2018 as part of the peace talks. He wound up right back in power. Afghanistan is a 20 year cluster where we find ourselves back where we started. A hostile religious zealot country that has...

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 09, 2021 12:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mental Health Tip: Pay Less Attention to News
Replies: 55
Views: 2870

Re: Mental Health Tip: Pay Less Attention to News

One way is the simply cancel your Facebook and Twitter account. Nah, I need it to keep in contact with Friends and family. The best thing is to just block the content that your friends keep reposting that is political in nature by reporting the shared post. Eventually the Facebook algorithm realize...

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 09, 2021 12:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 263
Views: 13841

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021

What is deeply disturbing is how much the Delta variant has taken over in the US. https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2021/08/delta-variant-update-93-of-covid-cases-in-us-are-from-the-strain.html The Delta variant now accounts for about 93% of all COVID-19 cases in the U.S., according to the Centers for...

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by casinterest
Fri Aug 06, 2021 2:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 206370

Re: Biden Tells Texas and Florida to Get Out of the Way on COVID-19

Biden is just asking these "so called proponents" of small government to allow the local municipalities and counties to set their required mandates based on vaccination status.

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by casinterest
Fri Aug 06, 2021 2:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Advanced Child Tax Credit
Replies: 23
Views: 1541

Re: Advanced Child Tax Credit

They are vote buying / breeding payments. And they are being given in an all time high income year. This is completely ludicrous and cuckoo. It is setting us up for disaster as soon as 2022. Let’s just say a lot of bass boats will be repossessed in 2022. Private security teams relating to eviction ...

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 05, 2021 9:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Van Carrying Migrants in South Texas Crashes
Replies: 3
Views: 500

Re: Van Carrying Migrants in South Texas Crashes

Young kid drivers, time and law evasion demands. It is tragic, but it keeps happening.

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 05, 2021 7:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Advanced Child Tax Credit
Replies: 23
Views: 1541

Re: Advanced Child Tax Credit

They are vote buying / breeding payments. And they are being given in an all time high income year. This is completely ludicrous and cuckoo. It is setting us up for disaster as soon as 2022. Let’s just say a lot of bass boats will be repossessed in 2022. Private security teams relating to eviction ...

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 05, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Silly daft jokes.
Replies: 71
Views: 3810

Re: Silly daft jokes.

I was told to add some wine to my cooking, but after four glasses I forgot why i was in the kitchen.

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 05, 2021 3:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 394
Views: 12629

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Code

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 05, 2021 3:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Students Lose Vaccination Case Against Indiana University Mandate - Federal Appeals Court Affirms Public Health Interest
Replies: 29
Views: 1363

Re: Students Lose Vaccination Case Against Indiana University Mandate - Federal Appeals Court Affirms Public Health Inte

Predictably so. There couldn’t have much doubt the courts would follow long standing precedent. That's the kinda the problem here. You have a lot of libertarians and folks on the right who have been led to believe the 1st amendment and other freedoms fully extend to voluntary activities like work a...

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 05, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Stand Your Ground" Test in Miami: Attempted ATM Robbery
Replies: 61
Views: 7880

Re: "Stand Your Ground" Test in Miami: Attempted ATM Robbery

In the video when he unloaded 10 rounds into the kid you see his legs move, would they move if he was already dead? The bullets impacting into the body impart kinetic energy which needs to be dissipated. I’m not surprised the extremities move. One of the great fallacies of TV cop shows: getting sho...

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by casinterest
Wed Aug 04, 2021 7:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64322

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

Wow, Hammer to the Head of a Nail. This should make the top billing on right wing sites right? https://www.cnn.com/2021/08/04/politics/amy-berman-jackson-capitol-riot-defendant-patriotism/index.html "You called yourself and everyone else patriots, but that's not patriotism," Judge Amy Berm...

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by casinterest
Wed Aug 04, 2021 6:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Silly daft jokes.
Replies: 71
Views: 3810

Re: Silly daft jokes.

Why can't you hear a Pterodactyl in the bathroom? The "P' is silent. What do you call a woman with one leg? Eileen. What is an Astronaut's favorite part of a computer? The Space Bar Why did the hipster burn his mouth? He drank his coffee before it was cool. I thought i would tell you a good tim...

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by casinterest
Wed Aug 04, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 263
Views: 13841

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021

Louisiana is instituting a mask mandate after cases have overwhelmed their hospitals. https://www.katc.com/news/coronavirus/gov-edwards-expected-to-make-mask-mandate-decision Gov Edwards announced Monday that he will put in place a mask mandate for all Louisianans. Along with a long list of officia...

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by casinterest
Wed Aug 04, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY AG releases Cuomo Report
Replies: 50
Views: 2725

Re: NY AG releases Cuomo Report

I have moved from "why should Chris be fired" to on the fence about it. When something like this happens, there is spin. There is a group that will craft a PR response. Not a shock. Because of family, most likely, Chris was doing what he felt he had to do. I am not going to be upset if Ch...

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by casinterest
Wed Aug 04, 2021 1:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY AG releases Cuomo Report
Replies: 50
Views: 2725

Re: NY AG releases Cuomo Report

https://twitter.com/NYGovCuomo/status/3 ... 7193508864
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There is a tweet for everything. Wonder if Cuomo will stand by his.

https://twitter.com/NYGovCuomo/status/3 ... 7193508864

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by casinterest
Wed Aug 04, 2021 1:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 394
Views: 12629

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Voyager

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by casinterest
Wed Aug 04, 2021 1:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Stand Your Ground" Test in Miami: Attempted ATM Robbery
Replies: 61
Views: 7880

Re: "Stand Your Ground" Test in Miami: Attempted ATM Robbery

My take on this: Stand your ground: it certainly started as a stand you ground situation. Assuming the driver wasn’t committing a crime while attempting to use the ATM, he had no duty to retreat or flee, and had every right to defend himself. I don’t really think this is a test of the stand your gr...

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by casinterest
Wed Aug 04, 2021 1:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 263
Views: 13841

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021

It appears the "Consequences of my own actions" are biting the political side a bit more in the US. In Arkansas they are looking to repeal their Anti-Mask bill from April. https://www.4029tv.com/article/governor-officially-calls-for-special-session-on-covid-19-law/37212525# Act 1002, passe...

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by casinterest
Wed Aug 04, 2021 2:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Stand Your Ground" Test in Miami: Attempted ATM Robbery
Replies: 61
Views: 7880

Re: "Stand Your Ground" Test in Miami: Attempted ATM Robbery

I don't see a test of "Stand your Ground" That was revenge when he returned. Perhaps rage/.anger, but not "Stand your Ground".
The initial shooting would have been defensible "Stand Your Ground"

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 03, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY AG releases Cuomo Report
Replies: 50
Views: 2725

Re: NY AG releases Cuomo Report

Cuomo denies it all and is defiant. Multiple decent Americans across political spectrums are asking him to step down. Not much to see here but another bad politician that wants to continue the lies.

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 03, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New York Governor Cuomo Sexually Harassed Women, Report Finds
Replies: 3
Views: 315

Re: New York Governor Cuomo Sexually Harassed Women, Report Finds

Is it over for Cuomo? the NY AG investigation is out: Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women, including current and former government workers, and retaliated against at least one of the women for making her complaints public, according to a much anticipated report from the New York S...

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 03, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Students Lose Vaccination Case Against Indiana University Mandate - Federal Appeals Court Affirms Public Health Interest
Replies: 29
Views: 1363

Re: Students Lose Vaccination Case Against Indiana University Mandate - Federal Appeals Court Affirms Public Health Inte

When I went to school I had to have vaccinations proven. What is up with the rest of the snowflakes these days?

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 03, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Arizona Election Audit
Replies: 89
Views: 9897

Re: Arizona Election Audit

Wow, The Maricopa County Elections Supervisor has decided to finally tell it like it is to the Arizona State Senate as this farce of an Audit winds down. https://news.yahoo.com/arizona-recount-fight-maricopa-county-013642846.html Board Chairman Jack Sellers lambasted the Senate's ongoing audit of th...

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 03, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 394
Views: 12629

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Vector

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 03, 2021 12:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mental Health Tip: Pay Less Attention to News
Replies: 55
Views: 2870

Re: Mental Health Tip: Pay Less Attention to News

One way is the simply cancel your Facebook and Twitter account. Nah, I need it to keep in contact with Friends and family. The best thing is to just block the content that your friends keep reposting that is political in nature by reporting the shared post. Eventually the Facebook algorithm realize...

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 03, 2021 12:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Organization and CFO Expected to be Charged Tomorrow
Replies: 73
Views: 6101

Re: Trump Organization and CFO Expected to be Charged Tomorrow

Trump's will be much more apparent, as he uses depreciation of real estate on his returns which makes up most of his wealth, at least until he established all these PAC's that seem to gain money from people willing to give away their money to a liar. will that really show his net worth since deprec...

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 02, 2021 8:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 206370

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

How many weeks until hospitalizations are at a crisis level? We are at the doubling every week point. I've stated my opinion that medical staff, in particular nurses, won't volunteer for the previous crazy hours. Hospitalizations lag new cases by two weeks. Look at how much cases have grown in the ...

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 02, 2021 7:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.
Replies: 692
Views: 42400

Re: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/8/2 ... -live-news

This looks like Afghanistan will once again go into a Civil War. The Taliban is bad for Afghanistan, but they took over prior to 9/11 and they will continue to rule that area.
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https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/8/2 ... -live-news

This looks like Afghanistan will once again go into a Civil War. The Taliban is bad for Afghanistan, but they took over prior to 9/11 and they will continue to rule that area.

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 02, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Organization and CFO Expected to be Charged Tomorrow
Replies: 73
Views: 6101

Re: Trump Organization and CFO Expected to be Charged Tomorrow

But I thought there were laws on how PACs can use that money? Not for personal things like bronzer and paying off debts to foreign agents and paying hush money to porn actresses but for actual campaign things? Yes, but what if a PAC runs a fundraiser with expenses at Trump properties and gets cater...

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 02, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Organization and CFO Expected to be Charged Tomorrow
Replies: 73
Views: 6101

Re: Trump Organization and CFO Expected to be Charged Tomorrow

where on tax returns is net worth listed? i did not know this info was included as i have never seen it on mine. Trump's will be much more apparent, as he uses depreciation of real estate on his returns which makes up most of his wealth, at least until he established all these PAC's that seem to ga...

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 02, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 394
Views: 12629

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

ER757 wrote:
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by casinterest
Mon Aug 02, 2021 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mental Health Tip: Pay Less Attention to News
Replies: 55
Views: 2870

Re: Mental Health Tip: Pay Less Attention to News

It's not just the news, but people's commentary on the news. Comment/reply sections on Facebook, Twitter, etc. are more often than not places where people fight and spew misinformed nonsense. These people take already inflammatory headlines and overreact to them. People also just like to complain, ...

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 02, 2021 3:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Organization and CFO Expected to be Charged Tomorrow
Replies: 73
Views: 6101

Re: Trump Organization and CFO Expected to be Charged Tomorrow

where on tax returns is net worth listed? i did not know this info was included as i have never seen it on mine. Trump's will be much more apparent, as he uses depreciation of real estate on his returns which makes up most of his wealth, at least until he established all these PAC's that seem to ga...

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 02, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 206370

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

I don't see merit in that argument. On 7/21 there were only 6 Michigan counties above moderate level of transmission. Today there are 33 counties at or over substantial level of transmission. https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#county-view What Governor supposed to do? Shutdown the county as ...

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 02, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mental Health Tip: Pay Less Attention to News
Replies: 55
Views: 2870

Re: Mental Health Tip: Pay Less Attention to News

The issue isn't paying less attention to news, it is paying more attention to your own consumption of it and the well being of your self and others to what the news actually contains. Strawman argument. We are not talking about fake news, we are talking about purposely inciting fear and anxieties u...

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 02, 2021 2:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 206370

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

I have my state Governor's press release and School District's e-mail quoting CDC for no-mask rule. Are you saying those are fake news? Most officials blindly follow the easiest excuse, it is an old Soviet model but works well in modern day capitalist societies. Only a few like LA County Health dep...

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 02, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mental Health Tip: Pay Less Attention to News
Replies: 55
Views: 2870

Re: Mental Health Tip: Pay Less Attention to News

e] Science is not easy. It can be variable. It is not always fixed like an intangible faith promising something over the horizon. . It is not always as true as a fake lie about an election. Science is fact based. Probability says we have already seen a variant worse than the original, we may see on...

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 02, 2021 1:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 206370

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

This isn't a CDC issue, and i wish folks would quit passing on that fake news., I have my state Governor's press release and School District's e-mail quoting CDC for no-mask rule. Are you saying those are fake news? Most officials blindly follow the easiest excuse, it is an old Soviet model but wor...

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 02, 2021 12:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 263
Views: 13841

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021

Considering that Delta seems to spread more rapidly than its predecessors, I think it is only a matter of time before most of the unvaccinated are "vaccinated" by Delta. Call it what you want, but at this point it is either the jab or Delta. Hopefully, we will reach herd immunity soon. Pe...

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 02, 2021 12:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 206370

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

Normally it requires FDA clinical trial data to approve for younger. Some people feel the FDA was way too hasty in the EUA of these vaccines even in adults. Are you now saying that the FDA is dragging its feet for children? Seems like two opposite complaints - the FDA is too hasty/reckless, and the...

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 02, 2021 12:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 394
Views: 12629

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Barbie

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 02, 2021 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mental Health Tip: Pay Less Attention to News
Replies: 55
Views: 2870

Re: Mental Health Tip: Pay Less Attention to News

Babbling about "science" makes the title of the article no less scare-mongering and no less clickbait. And it is certainly not helpful for people who suffer from anxieties or mental health issues. And as I have said before, the more people abuse the word "science" to explain awa...

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 02, 2021 1:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed
Replies: 173
Views: 15050

Re: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed

Can you imagine having an insurance company tell you that they will be waiting for months or years for the official cause of the accident? https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/investigations/2021/07/30/florida-condo-collapse-survivors-reckon-hesitant-big-insurers-surfside/5413422001/ Some insurance ...

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by casinterest
Sun Aug 01, 2021 4:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Advanced Child Tax Credit
Replies: 23
Views: 1541

Re: Advanced Child Tax Credit

I am not sure I understand the issue here. The Child Tax Credit has always resulted in larger withholdings while doing taxes. The IRS is just prepaying half the money back that is usually refunded at the end of the year. Rather than an issue with having the government keep too much of your money for...

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by casinterest
Sun Aug 01, 2021 4:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mental Health Tip: Pay Less Attention to News
Replies: 55
Views: 2870

Re: Mental Health Tip: Pay Less Attention to News

Someone mentioned The Hill as a reasonable news outlet. Well, guess what I read when I opened the front webpage: "Delta variant raises fears of worsening mutations" The rapid spread of the delta variant is raising concerns among scientists that the coronavirus could mutate into more trans...

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by casinterest
Sun Aug 01, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 206370

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

Interesting new release https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/31/health/fully-vaccinated-people-breakthrough-hospitalization-death/index.html Highlights. 1. Less than .001% of those that are fully vaccinated have died from Covid. As of July 26. of 163,000,000 vaccinated adults in the US, there have been 1,26...

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by casinterest
Sun Aug 01, 2021 5:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 206370

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

Interesting new release https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/31/health/fully-vaccinated-people-breakthrough-hospitalization-death/index.html Highlights. 1. Less than .001% of those that are fully vaccinated have died from Covid. As of July 26. of 163,000,000 vaccinated adults in the US, there have been 1,26...

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