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by NIKV69
Sat Jan 07, 2023 6:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kevin McCarthy makes history... first in 100 years to fail Speaker vote
Replies: 276
Views: 13148

Re: Kevin McCarthy makes history... first in 100 years to fail Speaker vote

Luckily, the Senate stands in the way of them going full thug..but make no mistake, calamity is a forgone conclusion. Keep the popcorn close but the puppet master (Traitor Trump) is sure to guarantee it. BN747 Yes Manchin and Sinema have been a great check and balance for the fringe. Should continue.

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by NIKV69
Thu Jan 05, 2023 8:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 4 College students murdered
Replies: 89
Views: 5708

Re: 4 College students murdered

Unfreakingbelievable https://www.foxnews.com/us/idaho-murder-victims-roommate-heard-crying-saw-man-mask-night-killings-court-docs?intcmp=tw_fnc Why didn't they say this in the beginning!? Because if you’re running a competent investigation, you stay quiet until the perpetrator is in custody, unless...

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by NIKV69
Thu Jan 05, 2023 5:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 4 College students murdered
Replies: 89
Views: 5708

Re: 4 College students murdered

https://www.foxnews.com/us/idaho-murder ... cmp=tw_fnc

Why didn't they say this in the beginning!?
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Unfreakingbelievable

https://www.foxnews.com/us/idaho-murder ... cmp=tw_fnc

Why didn't they say this in the beginning!?

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by NIKV69
Thu Jan 05, 2023 3:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL Damar Hamlin suffered critical injury
Replies: 42
Views: 2334

Re: NFL Damar Hamlin suffered critical injury

https://nypost.com/2023/01/05/damar-ham ... NYPTwitter
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Wow talk about beating the odds. Hope it continues and proves how important CPR is.

https://nypost.com/2023/01/05/damar-ham ... NYPTwitter

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by NIKV69
Thu Jan 05, 2023 3:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lester Chang NY residency concerns.
Replies: 14
Views: 829

Re: Lester Chang NY residency concerns.

So, again, blame Democrats. I see you also blame "liberal" outlets for reporting stories they actually report on. But, there is a twist when they report the stories: Asian hatred has gone up since MAGAs bought into the lie that covid came from China and MAGA leaders using terms like "...

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by NIKV69
Thu Jan 05, 2023 2:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lester Chang NY residency concerns.
Replies: 14
Views: 829

Re: Lester Chang NY residency concerns.

But have they? Crime is up all across the country, not just NYC. But, as long as Democrats can be blamed, blame them and hold no one else at all (especially MAGA Republicans) responsible in any way. Could it be that crime is up across the country because COVID restrictions have been eased and homel...

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by NIKV69
Wed Jan 04, 2023 8:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kevin McCarthy makes history... first in 100 years to fail Speaker vote
Replies: 276
Views: 13148

Re: Kevin McCarthy makes history... first in 100 years to fail Speaker vote

Someone better do something this is going off the rails.

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by NIKV69
Wed Jan 04, 2023 3:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lester Chang NY residency concerns.
Replies: 14
Views: 829

Re: Lester Chang NY residency concerns.

Chang owns a place in Manhattan, but supposedly lives with his mother in Brooklyn. This is one will be interesting because of the political implications. NYC Asian voters have been trending towards the GOP the last few cycles because of the sentiment that NY Dems are taking advantage of them and ig...

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by NIKV69
Wed Jan 04, 2023 6:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lester Chang NY residency concerns.
Replies: 14
Views: 829

Lester Chang NY residency concerns.

https://nypost.com/2023/01/03/republican-lester-chang-sworn-in-as-assembly-dems-talk-blocking-him-from-seat/?utm_medium=SocialFlow&utm_source=NYPTwitter&utm_campaign=SocialFlow What on earth? I am not sure of how you prove residency but shouldn't these things be decided before election day? ...

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by NIKV69
Wed Jan 04, 2023 3:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Everything That George Santos Has Lied About (So Far)
Replies: 111
Views: 7411

Re: Everything That George Santos Has Lied About (So Far)

Your “move on” shows how rotten the US political system has become. Lying about everything and you can get away with it. DC is a cesspool and Geroge Santos didn't create it. There isn't enough time in the day to document how many lies happen to get elected. If your candidate that ran against him wa...

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by NIKV69
Wed Jan 04, 2023 3:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kevin McCarthy makes history... first in 100 years to fail Speaker vote
Replies: 276
Views: 13148

Re: Kevin McCarthy makes history... first in 100 years to fail Speaker vote

ewt340 wrote:
Out of desperation, do you think there's a way for McCarthy to shift to the middle and start talking to Moderate Democrats in the house?


Only the Senate has members that would do this. House forget it.

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 03, 2023 9:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?
Replies: 111
Views: 7669

Re: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?

https://www.cnbc.com/2023/01/03/sam-bankman-fried-pleads-not-guilty-to-fraud-charges-in-new-york.html He got about the same reception as Madoff though nobody pushed him in the chest. From the article it says his trial is going to start on October 2nd. That's in 9 months. For a crime that is as high...

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 03, 2023 8:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kevin McCarthy makes history... first in 100 years to fail Speaker vote
Replies: 276
Views: 13148

Re: Kevin McCarthy makes history... first in 100 years to fail Speaker vote

I guess a rule doesn't exist where Jordan can give his votes to McCarthy. More parlor games and beltway BS. Only people who win is the uber eats drivers. Yawn.

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 03, 2023 7:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kevin McCarthy makes history... first in 100 years to fail Speaker vote
Replies: 276
Views: 13148

Re: Kevin McCarthy makes history... first in 100 years to fail Speaker vote

Got to give Jim Jordan credit he is acting like an adult. Gaetz should give it a rest. Just wasting time.

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 03, 2023 7:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?
Replies: 111
Views: 7669

Re: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?

https://www.cnbc.com/2023/01/03/sam-ban ... -york.html

He got about the same reception as Madoff though nobody pushed him in the chest.
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https://www.cnbc.com/2023/01/03/sam-ban ... -york.html

He got about the same reception as Madoff though nobody pushed him in the chest.

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 03, 2023 6:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL Damar Hamlin suffered critical injury
Replies: 42
Views: 2334

Re: NFL Damar Hamlin suffered critical injury

https://www.nfl.com/news/nfl-announces- ... -this-week

Theses two teams are going through the worse thing the league has seen.
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https://www.nfl.com/news/nfl-announces- ... -this-week

Theses two teams are going through the worse thing the league has seen.

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 03, 2023 6:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Everything That George Santos Has Lied About (So Far)
Replies: 111
Views: 7411

Re: Everything That George Santos Has Lied About (So Far)

Sadly he will be sworn in as a member of the US House of Representatives today and Republicans in the House won't do anything to get him to leave. McCarthy needs his vote to become Speaker of the House, Santos is a Trump supporter from a 'blue' state he needs with the narrow margin of control of th...

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 03, 2023 3:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL Damar Hamlin suffered critical injury
Replies: 42
Views: 2334

Re: NFL Damar Hamlin suffered critical injury

casinterest wrote:

This probably makes the most sense about what occurreed. Still freaky as hell and unnerving.


Worse I don't think this is going to end well. If he isn't alert and breathing on his own now it can't be good.

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 03, 2023 6:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL Damar Hamlin suffered critical injury
Replies: 42
Views: 2334

Re: NFL Damar Hamlin suffered critical injury

This harkens back to what happened to Christian Eriksen just a year and a half ago. Did they ever definitively figure out what caused that episode? From wiki Eriksen was included in Denmark's squad for UEFA Euro 2020 on 25 May 2021.[118] On 12 June, while playing in Denmark's opening group stage ma...

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 03, 2023 4:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL Damar Hamlin suffered critical injury
Replies: 42
Views: 2334

Re: NFL Damar Hamlin suffered critical injury

During tonights game Bills player Damar Hamlin suffered a hit while playing the Monday Night game in Cincinnati, after getting up he collapsed and CPR was administered. The game has been suspended till further notice. He is currently in a local hospital in critical condition. He was reportedly not ...

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 03, 2023 4:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL Damar Hamlin suffered critical injury
Replies: 42
Views: 2334

Re: NFL Damar Hamlin suffered critical injury

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /KCVG/KBUF
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This has to be the Bills charter as they said they are leaving town to go back to Buffalo.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /KCVG/KBUF

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 03, 2023 3:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL Damar Hamlin suffered critical injury
Replies: 42
Views: 2334

Re: NFL Damar Hamlin suffered critical injury

During tonights game Bills player Damar Hamlin suffered a hit while playing the Monday Night game in Cincinnati, after getting up he collapsed and CPR was administered. The game has been suspended till further notice. He is currently in a local hospital in critical condition. He was reportedly not ...

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by NIKV69
Mon Jan 02, 2023 8:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Changes in 2023
Replies: 28
Views: 1647

Re: Changes in 2023

Influencers do make a living. But to get it is just nonsense. Sell everything you believe in to whatever company or brand needs your influence. No thanks. I don’t like social media at all (even though I know it from my job). But some of them do make a very good living and have heaps of money which ...

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by NIKV69
Mon Jan 02, 2023 7:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Everything That George Santos Has Lied About (So Far)
Replies: 111
Views: 7411

Re: Everything That George Santos Has Lied About (So Far)

seb146 wrote:
SHE APOLOGIZED because she knew she done wrong!!! SHE APOLOGIZED!!! Get over it. They are not the same. They. Are. Not. The. Same.

NOT THE SAME!!


As did he, they are the same. He will be seated. Move on.

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by NIKV69
Mon Jan 02, 2023 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines News and Discussion - 2023
Replies: 245
Views: 43277

Re: Southwest Airlines News and Discussion - 2023

We got what the congress wanted - more competition and lower fares. Until recently, I was paying lower fares on routes than I did in 1978 - and when sales hit, the fares are still lower than those of 1978 We also got a bad attitude toward routine maintenance and business models that revloved around...

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by NIKV69
Mon Jan 02, 2023 2:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Changes in 2023
Replies: 28
Views: 1647

Re: Changes in 2023

Entitled? To what? I have worked for everything I have. The entitled are the Millennials who feel they don't have to get a regular job and think tik tok will get them a steady salary for posting videos of the most inane things. I mean at least have some content that is useful. Millennials are actua...

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by NIKV69
Sun Jan 01, 2023 11:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Changes in 2023
Replies: 28
Views: 1647

Re: Changes in 2023

I really want to see Tim Tok go away. Not because of the political stuff but because it rots kids brains. Keeps them lazy and unemployed. Not a good combo. Ahhh the words of a typical self entitled Gen X/Boomer… Entitled? To what? I have worked for everything I have. The entitled are the Millennial...

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by NIKV69
Sun Jan 01, 2023 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines News and Discussion - 2023
Replies: 245
Views: 43277

Re: Southwest Airlines News and Discussion - 2023

Congress doesn't have to leave this to the FAA as a safety matter, nor to the DOT as a matter of operating to schedule. It has the FTC (unfair and deceptive trade practices), or it can directly regulate the industry itself as per the Constitution 1.0. Airline regulation went away in 1978 - it ain't...

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by NIKV69
Sun Jan 01, 2023 9:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Everything That George Santos Has Lied About (So Far)
Replies: 111
Views: 7411

Re: Everything That George Santos Has Lied About (So Far)

Both of those were really just taken out of context by the media. Blumenthal was a bit sloppy with his speech but he meant he was in the Marines during the Vietnam war, which was misrepresented as “I physically fought in the Vietnam War”. He would talk about experiences that other Marines who had b...

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 31, 2022 7:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Everything That George Santos Has Lied About (So Far)
Replies: 111
Views: 7411

Re: Everything That George Santos Has Lied About (So Far)

Impressive. Even by today's GOP standards. https://newrepublic.com/post/169751/everything-george-santos-lied-so-far As opposed to Liz I’m an Indian Warren, or I Served in Vietnam Blumenthal. There is a difference, though. Sen. Warren got a DNA test, found she has zero Native ancestry and corrected ...

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 31, 2022 4:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pele has passed away
Replies: 10
Views: 952

Re: Pele has passed away

He was a great player, but the GOAT? Football has evolved tremendously. IMHO he’s the GOAT of his era and one of the greatest of all time. Also is Maradona and Messi, to name a few. He didn’t play in European competitions, but had to stay in Brazil. The level of play is the highest in South America...

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 31, 2022 3:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 4 College students murdered
Replies: 89
Views: 5708

Re: 4 College students murdered

An arrest has been made in the murder of the four Idaho students. https://abcnews.go.com/US/idaho-murders-police-hold-news-conference-friday-afternoon/story?id=95976902 Too bad Idaho does not have a death penalty, Id say "fry him". If anyone deserves the electric chair, he does! Going to ...

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by NIKV69
Fri Dec 30, 2022 7:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 4 College students murdered
Replies: 89
Views: 5708

Re: 4 College students murdered

An arrest has been made in the murder of the four Idaho students. https://abcnews.go.com/US/idaho-murders-police-hold-news-conference-friday-afternoon/story?id=95976902 Too bad Idaho does not have a death penalty, Id say "fry him". If anyone deserves the electric chair, he does! Going to ...

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 29, 2022 7:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pele has passed away
Replies: 10
Views: 952

Pele has passed away

https://www.cnn.com/2022/12/29/football/brazil-pele-soccer-died-intl-latam-spt/index.html There is only one GOAT on the pitch. Did it all. Was able to dribble, score from his head, pass. I loved him in the movie “Victory”. Truly a sad day for the globe. Every time someone wears the #10 or rips their...

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 28, 2022 6:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Changes in 2023
Replies: 28
Views: 1647

Re: Changes in 2023

I really want to see Tim Tok go away. Not because of the political stuff but because it rots kids brains. Keeps them lazy and unemployed. Not a good combo. Not only that but teens seem to think they all can make money from it. Obviously most don't understand supply/demand, but this app's popularity...

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 28, 2022 4:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Migrants dropped off at VP Residence Xmas Eve
Replies: 74
Views: 3979

Re: Migrants dropped off at VP Residence Xmas Eve

Newark727 wrote:
Nothing says "I'm serious about this problem" like dumping it on somebody else's doorstep, after all.


Why should Texas have to bear the brunt of illegal immigration? Let everyone share in helping these “asylum seekers”

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 28, 2022 4:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Changes in 2023
Replies: 28
Views: 1647

Re: Changes in 2023

I really want to see Tim Tok go away. Not because of the political stuff but because it rots kids brains. Keeps them lazy and unemployed. Not a good combo.

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 28, 2022 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 3033
Views: 551354

Re: Southwest Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022

Southwest CEO apologizes to passengers, staff after flight cancellation chaos https://abcnews.go.com/US/airlines-cancel-thousands-flights-amid-winter-storm-chaos/story?id=95834221 In a nearly three-minute video statement Tuesday, Southwest CEO Bob Jordan said he is "truly sorry" for the a...

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by NIKV69
Tue Dec 27, 2022 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 3033
Views: 551354

Re: Southwest Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022

Remember when SY had their little meltdown and it got the attention of Minnesota legislators? If I were WN, I'd be lighting a fire under my own tail to get everything back up and running. Enough of this and airlines might see more regulations put into the next FAA reauthorization bill. We asked for...

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by NIKV69
Tue Dec 27, 2022 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 3033
Views: 551354

Re: Southwest Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022

All the people blaming this on it are talking out of their ass. This looks like it was strictly a matter of staffing. Sent from my SM-G981U using Tapatalk Of course it was. Also not being prepared or refusing to prepare once you saw the forecast for the whole Midwest. As said earlier in the thread ...

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by NIKV69
Fri Dec 23, 2022 7:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Storms Across the United States
Replies: 38
Views: 2707

Re: Storms Across the United States

jetwet1 wrote:

Yep, we will be suffering with temps in the mid 60's this Christmas.


It's a nice 65 here in Cal-Nev-Ari right now but I am taking a red eye to JFK to be with the family for Christmas tonight. When I am walking to the TWA hotel in the morning it will feel below zero!!! Ugh.

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by NIKV69
Fri Dec 23, 2022 4:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?
Replies: 111
Views: 7669

Re: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?

johns624 wrote:

So basically, he got out of jail for free. There's some money hidden somewhere offshore.


I would love to know who fronted the money.

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by NIKV69
Fri Dec 23, 2022 8:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Storms Across the United States
Replies: 38
Views: 2707

Re: Storms Across the United States

https://weather.com/maps/current-wind-chill


Glad I am that 48 number in southern Nevada!
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DIRECTFLT wrote:


Glad I am that 48 number in southern Nevada!

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by NIKV69
Fri Dec 23, 2022 8:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?
Replies: 111
Views: 7669

Re: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?

Not just on Crypto. Jim Cramer was bullish on Meta and had to apologize when that dropped. He was riddled in the media for that call As he should be. He is just another Louis Rukeyser. Nice suit and a time slot but I wouldn't trust their stock advice. Sam Bankman-Fried puts up -0- dollars for his b...

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 22, 2022 11:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?
Replies: 111
Views: 7669

Re: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?

As a Canadian who has seen this guy run his mouth for 15 years. He is not necessarily who you want to invest with as his funds aren't really that competitive. His acumen in investing leaves a lot to be desired. He probably won't be losing all your money with him but you would be better off with an ...

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 22, 2022 9:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?
Replies: 111
Views: 7669

Re: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?

That is a bad precedent to set. I could see offering that deal to a much lower level participant but she and the other employee need to spend some time in prison. Otherwise, you could be the number 2, live large and then turn on the boss and skate with no less than what you started the game with. R...

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 22, 2022 5:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Title 42 Expiration and the Border - What happens next?
Replies: 126
Views: 4172

Re: Title 42 Expiration and the Border - What happens next?

The GOP had both houses of Congress + POTUS for 6 years under 43 and 2 years under 45, and no effective solution arrived then either. 8 years wasn't enough?? https://history.house.gov/Institution/Presidents-Coinciding/Party-Government/ Obama had the same. did nothing. We both know why and we are se...

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 22, 2022 4:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Title 42 Expiration and the Border - What happens next?
Replies: 126
Views: 4172

Re: Title 42 Expiration and the Border - What happens next?

You are complaining about things that are far more complicated than your blatent political favoritsm So you don't beleive anything about assylum seekers, or the people that work for the border patrol and judges that make those decisions, but you will believe anythign a Texas polician will say? It's...

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 22, 2022 3:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Title 42 Expiration and the Border - What happens next?
Replies: 126
Views: 4172

Re: Title 42 Expiration and the Border - What happens next?

Yeah that's great, but there's never any detail. How would the guest worker program work? How would Mexico ensure compliance on their end? The Mexico we are dealing with now is not the same as when the bracero program was running decades ago. 'They should come here legally' is not a solution - it's...

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 22, 2022 6:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?
Replies: 111
Views: 7669

Re: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?

FTX’s Gary Wang, Alameda’s Caroline Ellison plead guilty to federal charges, cooperating with prosecutors https://www.cnbc.com/2022/12/22/ftxs-gary-wang-alamedas-caroline-ellison-plead-guilty-to-federal-charges-cooperating-with-prosecutors.html https://twitter.com/SDNYnews/status/160574536184232755...

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