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by casinterest
Thu Apr 28, 2022 8:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2022
Replies: 520
Views: 19303

Re: Word Game Q2 2022

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 28, 2022 3:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mobile hot spot automatically disconnects
Replies: 7
Views: 886

Re: Mobile hot spot automatically disconnects

The feature is still on, but if there is nothing paired, then it won't be active. When my kids use mine, I watch the power drain like hell.

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 28, 2022 3:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2022
Replies: 520
Views: 19303

Re: Word Game Q2 2022

windup

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 28, 2022 2:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 6451
Views: 435430

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

https://twitter.com/visegrad24/status/1519420947585015810?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1519420947585015810%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.redditmedia.com%2Fmediaembed%2Fudeu8p%3Fresponsive%3Dtrueis_nightmode%3Dfalse Wow. Watch what she says at 42 secon...

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 28, 2022 1:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion
Replies: 201
Views: 12940

Re: Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion

What ever the outcome of this endeavor, only one person is going to be responsible and should be worried and that's Elon Musk. The company is fully private, no one else has absolutely nothing to be concerned about. I already said that in a previous post, but you were all worried about consistency a...

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 28, 2022 1:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GOP has decided to punish free speech
Replies: 112
Views: 7408

Re: The GOP has decided to punish free speech

The Democrats have their own problems that it won't help them in the midterms. Biden/Harris - unpopular as leaders Inflation/gas prices/costs I view the Republican Party has more differences within the party right now. We have Liz Cheney/Romney and those that voted or supported Trump impeachment. H...

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 27, 2022 9:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 131
Views: 14932

Re: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread

She's camera friendly and really good at getting attention, but she's not actually that bright. 'Not actually that bright', with regards to MTG, has to be the strongest euphemism I've read outside of a Douglas Adams novel. She's camera friendly in the same way a car wreck slows traffic. Horrible in...

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 27, 2022 9:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion
Replies: 201
Views: 12940

Re: Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion

I saw an article that brought up a good point. Will Elon go through with this? I can't imagine China will be very happy about an open platform sponsored by Musk that could be accessible from within China using Starlink. I wonder if they will shut down Tesla in China? On the flip side there is the be...

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 27, 2022 9:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GOP has decided to punish free speech
Replies: 112
Views: 7408

Re: The GOP has decided to punish free speech

The governors' supporters nationwide will not be deterred that the law passed ending Disney World's status was not vetted by anyone competent to determine its consequences. Govern by tweet, govern by tantrum, govern by fiat, so long as it has a ultra rightwing flavor to it, it's just OK by them. Th...

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 27, 2022 5:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 623
Views: 10182

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2022

https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/27/health/fauci-covid-pandemic-phase/index.html US Is out of the Pandemic he United States is out of the Covid-19 pandemic phase, said Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Joe Biden's chief medical adviser and the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disea...

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 27, 2022 5:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GOP has decided to punish free speech
Replies: 112
Views: 7408

Re: The GOP has decided to punish free speech

Tax Lawyers seem to think that the GOP in Florida is incompetent's and has put the State citizens at risk of higher taxes, as well as not having full faith in the word of the Government. https://theweek.com/ron-desantis/1012997/florida-cant-actually-dissolve-disney-worlds-self-governance-district-d...

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 27, 2022 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GOP has decided to punish free speech
Replies: 112
Views: 7408

Re: The GOP has decided to punish free speech

Tax Lawyers seem to think that the GOP in Florida is incompetent's and has put the State citizens at risk of higher taxes, as well as not having full faith in the word of the Government. https://theweek.com/ron-desantis/1012997/florida-cant-actually-dissolve-disney-worlds-self-governance-district-di...

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 27, 2022 1:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2022
Replies: 520
Views: 19303

Re: Word Game Q2 2022

Time

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 27, 2022 12:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion
Replies: 201
Views: 12940

Re: Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion

Elon just recently posted By “free speech”, I simply mean that which matches the law. I am against censorship that goes far beyond the law. If people want less free speech, they will ask government to pass laws to that effect. Therefore, going beyond the law is contrary to the will of the people. h...

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by casinterest
Tue Apr 26, 2022 10:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 131
Views: 14932

Re: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread

"Throughout the logs, Hannity both gives advice and asks for direction," which was a common theme throughout Trump's presidency, CNN reports. Former White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham recounted in January that "there were times the president would come down the next mornin...

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by casinterest
Tue Apr 26, 2022 4:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion
Replies: 201
Views: 12940

Re: Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion

The one thing you can trust about Elon is that he is not afraid to change the plan when empirical evidence suggests that his current plan is not working. We saw it at Spacex, We saw it at Tesla, and I am sure we will see it at Twitter. To this point Elon has been a consumer and producer of Tweets. N...

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by casinterest
Tue Apr 26, 2022 2:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion
Replies: 201
Views: 12940

Re: Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion

There’s no doubt in me Elon will moderate content. But the more interesting thing is how he plans to “unlock twitter’s potential”. I think Elon looks at it as an important communications tool platform. Some content is way out there, but there are some real gems in terms of sports, event reporting, ...

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by casinterest
Tue Apr 26, 2022 1:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion
Replies: 201
Views: 12940

Re: Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion

There’s no doubt in me Elon will moderate content. But the more interesting thing is how he plans to “unlock twitter’s potential”. I think Elon looks at it as an important communications tool platform. Some content is way out there, but there are some real gems in terms of sports, event reporting, ...

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by casinterest
Mon Apr 25, 2022 6:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GOP has decided to punish free speech
Replies: 112
Views: 7408

Re: The GOP has decided to punish free speech

[...] and definitely not for them to be encouraged to experiment with different genders and pronouns in preschool. Why not? Teaching is teaching: Readin', Ritin', n', 'Rithmatics. Where do you get enforcing a child to say what you want about how they describe themselves? Tugg I never said that, I s...

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by casinterest
Mon Apr 25, 2022 6:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 6451
Views: 435430

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Not surprising, but good to hear... Finland and Sweden to join NATO! https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/world/2022/apr/25/sweden-and-finland-agree-to-submit-nato-applications I was afraid they would drag things out a bit until things cooled off, the public lost interest, and then join...

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by casinterest
Mon Apr 25, 2022 5:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion
Replies: 201
Views: 12940

Re: Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion

Private ownership vs public mandate would be the simplest way I view that. Private entities are free to moderate their platforms in whatever way they choose. Censorship is a government entity dictating what may and may not be said in either a public or private forum. The problem with that take is t...

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by casinterest
Mon Apr 25, 2022 3:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GOP has decided to punish free speech
Replies: 112
Views: 7408

Re: The GOP has decided to punish free speech

The GOP is trying to go as right wing as possible, and Desantis is leading the charge. The issue is that at the end of the day ,the more people that they attack, the less people will support the party. In Florida where people trend older due to retirement living, it plays well. However on a Nationa...

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by casinterest
Mon Apr 25, 2022 2:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: South Carolina planning a firing squad execution
Replies: 41
Views: 2534

Re: South Carolina planning a firing squad execution

If you're equating capital punishment with "gun violence", then maybe you should fire off a note to Putin, because war is "gun violence" on a mass scale. That being said, "gun violence" is a deflection from what it really is "gang and drugs violence". It's ju...

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by casinterest
Mon Apr 25, 2022 1:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GOP has decided to punish free speech
Replies: 112
Views: 7408

Re: The GOP has decided to punish free speech

The thing here is that any effects won't become apparent until a few years down the road. DeSantis is up for reelection this November and all he will care about is showing the national electorate that he managed to win reelection in a swingy red state and can therefore deliver the White House to Re...

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by casinterest
Mon Apr 25, 2022 1:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: South Carolina planning a firing squad execution
Replies: 41
Views: 2534

Re: South Carolina planning a firing squad execution

At the end of the day promoting more gun violence should not be in the interest of Capital punishment in a world where we have enough gun violence already. If you're equating capital punishment with "gun violence", then maybe you should fire off a note to Putin, because war is "gun v...

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by casinterest
Mon Apr 25, 2022 1:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9961

Re: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"

Looks like someone has gotten a hold of the banned textbooks. https://twitter.com/juddlegum/status/1517120717023846400 Looks like the corruption/ angle is on the table ot it would seem that the state is violating their own B.E.S.T statutes with blatant racism /// Edit https://popular.info/p/inside-...

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by casinterest
Mon Apr 25, 2022 12:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 131
Views: 14932

Re: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread

Damage control from House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy after leaked audio putting full responsibility for the domestic terror attack on his boss https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/22/politics/trump-january-6-responsibility-book/index.html It is not a good look. Especially since he is the one that worked...

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by casinterest
Mon Apr 25, 2022 12:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Those of you who walk barefoot in airplanes ...
Replies: 22
Views: 2043

Re: Those of you who walk barefoot in airplanes ...

I will take my shoes off on flights over 5 hours. My feet swell anyway. I will wear socks, but I will not go to the aisle without my shoes or slippers , unless I am grabbing something from the overhead.

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by casinterest
Mon Apr 25, 2022 12:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Window regulators for my car
Replies: 3
Views: 832

Re: Window regulators for my car

Why are you doing it? I had to replace all of mine once because a 10 cent plastic piece in the assembly broke. The Regulator cost about 100 for the car. However the dealership wanted 400-500 per window. Do it yourself with the newest parts and you should be fine.

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by casinterest
Mon Apr 25, 2022 12:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: South Carolina planning a firing squad execution
Replies: 41
Views: 2534

Re: South Carolina planning a firing squad execution

At the end of the day promoting more gun violence should not be in the interest of Capital punishment in a world where we have enough gun violence already.

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by casinterest
Mon Apr 25, 2022 12:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2022
Replies: 520
Views: 19303

Re: Word Game Q2 2022

Centrifuge

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by casinterest
Mon Apr 25, 2022 12:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9961

Re: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"

I just found an article about the dangerous reasons these books were rejected https://popular.info/p/inside-the-dangerous-math-textbooks?s=r&fbclid=IwAR2YVg4VhqSqMTT79oy66wz_X-q6Ucfl7PIey-tHhfEPvJrdzW-cuYQSYXo "How did you help your partner?" "How did you encourage others?" ...

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by casinterest
Mon Apr 25, 2022 12:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GOP has decided to punish free speech
Replies: 112
Views: 7408

Re: The GOP has decided to punish free speech

As with most items it appears the GOP is shooting first, and asking questions later. The thing here is that any effects won't become apparent until a few years down the road. DeSantis is up for reelection this November and all he will care about is showing the national electorate that he managed to...

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by casinterest
Fri Apr 22, 2022 5:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gasoline prices, it hurts.
Replies: 630
Views: 40396

Re: Gasoline prices, it hurts.

U.S. Refiners Plan Rare Move Heading Into Summer. https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/US-Refiners-Plan-Rare-Move-Heading-Into-Summer.html "Instead of focusing on boosting the production of gasoline in the summer driving season, this year U.S. refiners will be looking to raise diesel and...

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by casinterest
Fri Apr 22, 2022 5:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CDC plans to extend mask mandate
Replies: 82
Views: 5018

Re: CDC plans to extend mask mandate

Seems like a loaded statement, but no it was not necessary to rely on Congress when the mandate was initially implemented…hence why the CDC and the executive branch have emergency powers. However, we’re more than two years into the mask mandate…two years plus indefinite extensions stretches beyond ...

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by casinterest
Fri Apr 22, 2022 3:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 131
Views: 14932

Re: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread

They're not smart enough for that because if they were they wouldn't get themselves into that situation in the first place. True Enough, And in other news today we have open reports of how McConnell and McCarthy shrunk from honoring America to being political disgraces when it came to holding Trump...

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by casinterest
Fri Apr 22, 2022 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh / Durham Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 135
Views: 20857

Re: Raleigh / Durham Aviation Thread - 2022

The contract for the runway was already awarded. I wonder if this means they will get started this summer? https://www.aviationpros.com/aoa/runway-management/press-release/21256490/raleighdurham-airport-authority-balfour-beatty-awarded-raleighdurham-airport-authoritys-runway-5l23r-replacement-program

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by casinterest
Fri Apr 22, 2022 1:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2022
Replies: 520
Views: 19303

Re: Word Game Q2 2022

Arrow

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by casinterest
Fri Apr 22, 2022 1:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CDC plans to extend mask mandate
Replies: 82
Views: 5018

Re: CDC plans to extend mask mandate

The lawsuit was filed in July 2021, before Delta and Omicron were even an issue. Do you think we should have relied on Congress to do what was necessary during a pandemic where the Scientists had the raw data on a deadly disease, while Congress has 147 traitors still serving? Seems like a loaded st...

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 21, 2022 11:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GOP has decided to punish free speech
Replies: 112
Views: 7408

Re: The GOP has decided to punish free speech

As with most items it appears the GOP is shooting first, and asking questions later. https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/21/us/reedy-creek-walt-disney-florida/index.htm till, the bill passed the Florida Senate on Wednesday by a 23-16 vote and the House on Thursday by a 70-38 vote. It now goes to DeSantis' d...

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 21, 2022 9:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CNN+ will shut down at the end of April
Replies: 19
Views: 1568

Re: CNN+ will shut down at the end of April

Fox news *IS* mainstream media, if not the most mainstream media. They brag about it 24/7. It's why y'all are still scarfing down horse paste in spite of dying from it by a factor of 2 to 1. Definitely-not-an-echo-chamber :rotfl: Most popular and successful does not make it mainstream. LOL ok sure ...

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 21, 2022 8:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 131
Views: 14932

Re: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread

In the trials we have some more robust characters. A reminder of the people that actually stormed the Capitol that day. This person is so incenced at the US Government that they want the case moved to some place else more sympathetic to their attack on the Capitol. I am amazed he didn't take the pl...

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 21, 2022 6:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GOP has decided to punish free speech
Replies: 112
Views: 7408

Re: The GOP has decided to punish free speech

Right now the GOP is convinced they are running a holy hell bent culture war with Texas so their abusive leaders can outdo each other to run against Trump in 2024. The end result is that the educational system and business climate will suffer, and the GOP will no longer be the party of small or any...

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 21, 2022 6:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Woman stabbed left in duffel bag in Queens
Replies: 17
Views: 1386

Re: Woman stabbed left in duffel bag in Queens

I don't understand why four reporters are credited on an article with hardly any new information less than five paragraphs in length. Well you have the official police statement, the police officers' statement, the coroner's statements, and the one that had to pull it all together :) My Brother's f...

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 21, 2022 5:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2022
Replies: 520
Views: 19303

Re: Word Game Q2 2022

point

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 21, 2022 5:22 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments - 2022
Replies: 161
Views: 19302

Re: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments - 2022

Well, another day , another launch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Eo6a2fl91U Starlink keeps on going. https://breakingdefense.com/2022/04/spacex-beating-russian-jamming-attack-was-eyewatering-dod-official/ Looks like they plugged a DOS attack After SpaceX sent Starlink terminals to Ukraine in Febr...

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 21, 2022 4:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9961

Re: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"

Looks like someone has gotten a hold of the banned textbooks. https://twitter.com/juddlegum/status/1517120717023846400 Looks like the corruption/ angle is on the table ot it would seem that the state is violating their own B.E.S.T statutes with blatant racism /// Edit https://popular.info/p/inside-...

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 21, 2022 4:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CNN+ will shut down at the end of April
Replies: 19
Views: 1568

Re: CNN+ will shut down at the end of April

It was a project I thought would fail. There is no value in putting a premium on news shows. I also still don't see the value in discovery +. but we will have to see what plan they have going forward.

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 21, 2022 4:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 131
Views: 14932

Re: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread

In the trials we have some more robust characters. https://lawandcrime.com/u-s-capitol-breach/judge-warns-lawyer-for-man-accused-of-assaulting-police-on-jan-6-your-clients-mouthing-off-wont-end-well/ " this point, as Sullivan and Rigby were talking over each other, Gieswein jumped into the exch...

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 21, 2022 3:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GOP has decided to punish free speech
Replies: 112
Views: 7408

Re: The GOP has decided to punish free speech

Board will hopefully put an end to all this nonsense. Re focus on business, their business is to make money, tone down the pc of the day rhetoric, make nice with state, tomorrow the news cycle will be covering the next left/right hysteria topic or maybe the salacious Johnny Depp court case No. Corp...

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