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by seb146
Tue Apr 19, 2022 4:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5466

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

My country has one of the lowest abortion rates in the world, yet abortion is legal in every jurisdiction in the country. Maybe there are ways other than criminalising women to reduce the number of abortions (if that, rather than control, is the aim of legislation such as this in Oklahoma). Colorad...

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by seb146
Tue Apr 19, 2022 4:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson: The End of Men
Replies: 16
Views: 1747

Re: Tucker Carlson: The End of Men

I wonder how much he stood to lose by investing in this flop? Of course, now, he will be raking in the dough. I think this is a clever marketing ploy to save his bank account. ACDC8 asked what is wrong with using a normal tanning bed. Well, my thought is those are in girly salons and girly spas. A f...

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by seb146
Tue Apr 19, 2022 4:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9716

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

People are losing their mind. Introducing pre-schoolers and young children to kinks & fetishes, what's next, record turnout for grade two'ers for BDSM lessons? You and along with everyone who supports this sick crap shouldn't be allowed within 100 feet of a child. This says way more about you t...

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by seb146
Mon Apr 18, 2022 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9716

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

I think you're confused. It's the left that are pushing 'math is racist', and needs to be cancelled. Gov. Desantis and the Republican controlled Florida legislature cancelled math because it's racist, somehow. But do explain how it is "the left" cancelling math. Please. How did Florida ca...

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by seb146
Mon Apr 18, 2022 5:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5466

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

Roe v. Wade is settled law. Or, at least, it was until the far right wing extremists got ahold of the courts and found they could legislate from the bench... What on earth are you talking about? What law did these far right judges pass? I think you meant to say that elections have consequences righ...

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by seb146
Mon Apr 18, 2022 5:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9716

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

2+2 needs to be cancelled? I think you're confused. It's the left that are pushing 'math is racist', and needs to be cancelled. Gov. Desantis and the Republican controlled Florida legislature cancelled math because it's racist, somehow. But do explain how it is "the left" cancelling math....

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by seb146
Mon Apr 18, 2022 3:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5466

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

NIKV69 wrote:
seb146 wrote:
Why can't each point be debated and legislated?


Didn't that happen in this case?


Roe v. Wade is settled law. Or, at least, it was until the far right wing extremists got ahold of the courts and found they could legislate from the bench...

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by seb146
Sun Apr 17, 2022 5:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5466

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

I am not the one picking and choosing. I think it should all be legal it's you who don't feel the same way. Let's keep that in perspective. You want abortion legal? Then lets have legal drugs, guns and prostitution. It's all great until all of a sudden we can't have guns. It's such hypocrisy. Why d...

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by seb146
Sun Apr 17, 2022 4:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9716

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

Wait, so now you can't even say critical race theory? Talk about censorship... I used to be Republican until I realized that everything they say is wrong is something they are doing themselves Per the official document linked from the news above, it isn't just say critical race theory, but referenc...

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by seb146
Sun Apr 17, 2022 4:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9716

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

Republicans are close to cancelling voting and marriage rights and reproductive rights but the hot button issue is:

2+2 needs to be cancelled?

How can a group so triggered by cancel culture be cancelling so much with such joy?

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by seb146
Sat Apr 16, 2022 4:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5466

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

Why can’t these people just live and let live and stop the relentless effort to ban everyone and everything they dislike? . If you want to have that then it goes for all things not just abortion. Like marriage equality and letting minorities vote? I just wonder what the harsh penalty is for women w...

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by seb146
Sat Apr 16, 2022 4:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 17 L.A. gangs have sent out crews to follow and rob city's wealthiest, LAPD says
Replies: 47
Views: 2625

Re: 17 L.A. gangs have sent out crews to follow and rob city's wealthiest, LAPD says

Reading the OP, I have to wonder:

is it really a secret where the wealthiest in Southern California live? That these "gangs" have to follow people home? I think there is more to this story that is not being reported.

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by seb146
Sat Apr 16, 2022 4:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion
Replies: 201
Views: 12053

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

For democracy to survive, we need more content moderation, not less. I would disagree. Who is moderating? What are they looking for? There are grey areas and some moderators go crazy while others ignore things. Vaccine discussions, voting rights, and nudity are three right off where there are grey ...

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by seb146
Fri Apr 15, 2022 6:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5466

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

Is the same vigilante law written into this Oklahoma law that is written into Texas law? You know: small government and keep government out of our lives and such...

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by seb146
Fri Apr 15, 2022 6:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion
Replies: 201
Views: 12053

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

So, twitter has cancelled right wing speech so this is why Republicans want Musk to take over? To own the libs? https://www.politico.com/news/2022/04/14/conservatives-elon-musk-twitter-00025447 https://www.mediamatters.org/twitter/right-wing-media-ask-elon-musk-end-twitters-nonexistent-censorship-an...

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by seb146
Fri Apr 15, 2022 6:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 17 L.A. gangs have sent out crews to follow and rob city's wealthiest, LAPD says
Replies: 47
Views: 2625

Re: 17 L.A. gangs have sent out crews to follow and rob city's wealthiest, LAPD says

Do you honestly think China is counting the political prisoners and muslim minorities than are in concentration camps? Come on now. Same with any authoritarian regime. Also not sure how that source calculated its figures but the official US prison population has declined from 1.6 million to 1.2 mil...

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by seb146
Fri Apr 15, 2022 4:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 17 L.A. gangs have sent out crews to follow and rob city's wealthiest, LAPD says
Replies: 47
Views: 2625

Re: 17 L.A. gangs have sent out crews to follow and rob city's wealthiest, LAPD says

Thought, if the penalty does not deter the crime is the penalty too weak? You already have more people per 1.000.000 in prison then anyone else. Not just more then the west, but more then any other country. Let's compare against some of the regimes that are considered (with good reason!) to be repr...

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by seb146
Fri Apr 15, 2022 4:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion
Replies: 201
Views: 12053

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

I can't wait for Twitter stock to tank. Maybe that is why he is doing it. Everyone sells their shares, delete their accounts, gives up, he buys it and turns it into yet another streaming service. Just what we need...

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by seb146
Fri Apr 15, 2022 4:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5466

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

Aaron747 wrote:
It’s hard to think of a louder way to tell the women of Oklahoma: ‘you are inferior and we hate you’


You must obey the state morality because the state knows better than you. Kinda Orwellian...

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by seb146
Thu Apr 14, 2022 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting at a Subway Station in New York City
Replies: 45
Views: 2633

Re: Shooting at a Subway Station in New York City

Looks like the suicide by cop plan failed or fizzled out. Didn't he practically turn himself in with the help of some rando Syrian immigrant? The cops were barely involved :rotfl: He called the tip line himself and when the cops missed him at the McDonalds someone pointed him out. This story will n...

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by seb146
Thu Apr 14, 2022 6:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 17 L.A. gangs have sent out crews to follow and rob city's wealthiest, LAPD says
Replies: 47
Views: 2625

Re: 17 L.A. gangs have sent out crews to follow and rob city's wealthiest, LAPD says

Homogeneous society and no guns. Idaho and Montana and Wyoming and Utah and they still have shootings and robberies. And guns aplenty. Crime is very low in Idaho and Utah. Quite low in Montana and Wyoming too. Basically NV, MD and the Gulf coast states eclipse all others. I am not personally famili...

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by seb146
Thu Apr 14, 2022 6:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 17 L.A. gangs have sent out crews to follow and rob city's wealthiest, LAPD says
Replies: 47
Views: 2625

Re: 17 L.A. gangs have sent out crews to follow and rob city's wealthiest, LAPD says

Crime happens in every city. Whether it is a city of 1,000 or a city of 1,000,000. Crimes in small towns are not notable because the value is less than that in large cities. Plus, there are more people in large cities, so, statistically, the chance of a crime happening in a city is larger. So, why ...

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by seb146
Thu Apr 14, 2022 2:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 17 L.A. gangs have sent out crews to follow and rob city's wealthiest, LAPD says
Replies: 47
Views: 2625

Re: 17 L.A. gangs have sent out crews to follow and rob city's wealthiest, LAPD says

Crime happens in every city. Whether it is a city of 1,000 or a city of 1,000,000. Crimes in small towns are not notable because the value is less than that in large cities. Plus, there are more people in large cities, so, statistically, the chance of a crime happening in a city is larger. So, why i...

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by seb146
Wed Apr 13, 2022 4:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting at a Subway Station in New York City
Replies: 45
Views: 2633

Re: Shooting at a Subway Station in New York City

The second amendment doesn't exist in New York City. He was, shockingly, breaking the law. https://portal.311.nyc.gov/article/?kanumber=KA-01307 Get back on topic, please Your link gives no information. If he was from out of state, which seems likely, he was breaking several laws, including felonie...

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by seb146
Tue Apr 12, 2022 10:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting at a Subway Station in New York City
Replies: 45
Views: 2633

Re: Shooting at a Subway Station in New York City

Any reason emerging for this? Like 'I don't like black people/white people/people/rival gang members/my competition in retailing drugs in my area?' etc Or something reassuring like 'I'm just a nutter exercising whatever amendment enabled me to do this?' The second amendment doesn't exist in New Yor...

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by seb146
Sat Apr 09, 2022 5:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Replies: 315
Views: 18478

Re: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

Thanks for both replies. I’m still not sure we’ve settled it though. John Roberts’ nomination as an Associate Justice had to be withdrawn so he could be renominated as Chief Justice. So pretty clearly nomination and confirmation is to that specific seat. But the other eight seats are all Associate ...

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by seb146
Sat Apr 09, 2022 5:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Madison Cawthorn claims Republicans invite him to cocaine fueled orgies. Hilarity ensues.
Replies: 28
Views: 2019

Re: Madison Cawthorn claims Republicans invite him to cocaine fueled orgies. Hilarity ensues.

Could Cawthorn be this naive? Did he really get into Congress simply to swing America back to the "good ole days" of the1820s when there were only white straight "Christian" men running things and then is shocked... SHOCKED!!! I tell you!!! to find out those he sided with are int...

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by seb146
Fri Apr 08, 2022 5:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Replies: 315
Views: 18478

Re: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

She will not be sworn in until Justice Breyer officially retires. Just out of curiosity, if anyone knows, what if another Justice were to retire or resign before Breyer does? Would Judge Jackson take that seat? In other words, are Justices appointed and confirmed to specific seats or to first vacan...

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by seb146
Fri Apr 08, 2022 5:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Madison Cawthorn claims Republicans invite him to cocaine fueled orgies. Hilarity ensues.
Replies: 28
Views: 2019

Re: Madison Cawthorn claims Republicans invite him to cocaine fueled orgies. Hilarity ensues.

This explains the problem at the border. Our country is overrun by drugs coming illegally across the border and it's being fueled by Republicans in Congress. To be fair- myself and my democrat friends and colleagues love Mexican drugs, too. Maybe but DEMOCRATIC politicians are too busy trying to ke...

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by seb146
Thu Apr 07, 2022 6:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Global Food shortage late 2022?
Replies: 40
Views: 3612

Re: Global Food shortage late 2022?

Much of this thread is about wheat but I wonder about other food sources? Peas have been used recently for "plant based" diets and scraps left over from corn and wheat production go into animal feed. I am guessing chicken and beef supplies will be down?

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by seb146
Thu Apr 07, 2022 1:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Madison Cawthorn claims Republicans invite him to cocaine fueled orgies. Hilarity ensues.
Replies: 28
Views: 2019

Re: Madison Cawthorn claims Republicans invite him to cocaine fueled orgies. Hilarity ensues.

Hookers and blow and government officials? color me shocked :/ I think we all know this happens. We don't want to picture it. What do spouses think is happening when a "late night budget reconciliation bill "is being debated? Who is "running" it? Probably no one. Probably just a ...

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by seb146
Thu Apr 07, 2022 1:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Conservativism and a new Marxism
Replies: 25
Views: 1760

Re: Conservativism and a new Marxism

Union jobs or not cannot change these basic metric of economies I mentioned above. Blaming workers for cost of living is not correct. If it takes $50 an hour to simply survive but people are making only $8 and demanding higher wages but getting none while companies rake in obscene profits and pay n...

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by seb146
Wed Apr 06, 2022 2:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Conservativism and a new Marxism
Replies: 25
Views: 1760

Re: Conservativism and a new Marxism

Part of that is Republican hatred of unions. Union jobs went away because of Republicans, and houses had to be built with some kind of labor, so why not unskilled? Union jobs or not cannot change these basic metric of economies I mentioned above. Blaming workers for cost of living is not correct. I...

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by seb146
Tue Apr 05, 2022 11:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jamaica becoming a Republic?
Replies: 62
Views: 4526

Re: Jamaica becoming a Republic?

How much power does the Crown really have over colonies like Jamaica and Canada? I know Canada has a governor general who reports to Buckingham Palace and I hear reports from Canadian radio stations about "The Crown has laid charges against...." but how much power does The Crown really have?

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by seb146
Tue Apr 05, 2022 11:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Conservativism and a new Marxism
Replies: 25
Views: 1760

Re: Conservativism and a new Marxism

I have mentioned this before. After WWII one of our veteran uncles worked in baggage, rising to a decent management level with a major airline. Now those jobs are all mostly contract and all the workers are immigrants. Framers and sheet rockers are unskilled compared to the carpenters of the 1950s,...

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by seb146
Tue Apr 05, 2022 6:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Quotes
Replies: 48
Views: 2052

Re: Favorite Quotes

I was in a high stress department at work for about a year and a half. Any time I needed a break, I would tell my co-worker "looks like I picked the wrong week to quit sniffing glue". They got the reference and it helped get me through. I now have a better position, higher pay and way less...

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by seb146
Tue Apr 05, 2022 6:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is Hungary still in NATO and the European Union
Replies: 53
Views: 5039

Re: Why is Hungary still in NATO and the European Union

At this point I don't get what he or Hungary wants, it makes no sense. He acts more like Trump rather than Putin. Hungarians want a "strong" man to protect them, like daddy did when they were children. Same thing with the Trumpsters, it's an emotional thing, not an intellectual choice. I ...

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by seb146
Tue Apr 05, 2022 6:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Reading proficiency among kids
Replies: 22
Views: 1184

Re: Reading proficiency among kids

As there is with the Oxford comma and two spaces behind a period. I will fight to the death over those two demands. THERE MUST BE two spaces after a period and THE OXFORD COMMA LIVES!!! FIGHT ME!!! that might be a bit much, but still.... They must be passing out parkas in hell; we agree on somethin...

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by seb146
Tue Apr 05, 2022 4:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Replies: 315
Views: 18478

Re: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

Mitch Romney , Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins appear ready to vote for the Confirmation of the next Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson. Murkowski said that she was basing her “yes” vote on Jackson’s “qualifications, which no one questions; her demonstrated judicial independence; her deme...

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by seb146
Tue Apr 05, 2022 4:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impeachment Discussion for Clarence Thomas
Replies: 12
Views: 1145

Re: Impeachment Discussion for Clarence Thomas

As LabQuest says: nothing will come of this. The freedom loving Republicans should be demanding he recuse himself but, because his wife was part of a "patriotic" domestic terror attack, nothing will happen. Other than "liberals" will be told to be quiet. Democrats need to keep sh...

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by seb146
Tue Apr 05, 2022 4:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Reading proficiency among kids
Replies: 22
Views: 1184

Re: Reading proficiency among kids

Most communications is done orally now. A lot of written communication is short hand and poorly spelled. This is probably a trend. I have met some younger people that don't know what cursive is and can not read it. A large part of cursive disappearing is computers. I was taught cursive reading and ...

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by seb146
Mon Apr 04, 2022 6:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Reading proficiency among kids
Replies: 22
Views: 1184

Re: Reading proficiency among kids

Most communications is done orally now. A lot of written communication is short hand and poorly spelled. This is probably a trend. I have met some younger people that don't know what cursive is and can not read it.

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by seb146
Mon Apr 04, 2022 6:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Conservativism and a new Marxism
Replies: 25
Views: 1760

Re: Conservativism and a new Marxism

https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2022-04-04/big-business-and-new-conservatives-are-headed-for-divorce?srnd=premium "The central idea of the new doctrine is that the common good must be forged by active government policy rather than allowed to emerge from the play of market forces.&qu...

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by seb146
Mon Apr 04, 2022 6:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is Hungary still in NATO and the European Union
Replies: 53
Views: 5039

Re: Why is Hungary still in NATO and the European Union

The US has over 230 years of experience with checks and balances in its government. The system is designed to withstand having corrupt or evil people holding government offices. Is it though? The Constitution is just merely a piece of paper that requires the faith of its people to be valuable. Lots...

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by seb146
Mon Apr 04, 2022 4:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is Hungary still in NATO and the European Union
Replies: 53
Views: 5039

Re: Why is Hungary still in NATO and the European Union

Did the Hungarian people reelect Orban or did Orban's party select Orban to be in power indefinitely? If they are taken out of NATO, the right wing media and Republicans in the United States would have a field day. The endless howling and whining would be epic. How dare Biden decide for the world an...

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by seb146
Sat Apr 02, 2022 4:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gasoline prices, it hurts.
Replies: 509
Views: 29708

Re: Gasoline prices, it hurts.

America and Canada have a never ending supply of immigrants who would love those factory jobs. I hoping we get 100,000 Ukrainian machinists immigrate cause every machine shop in middle America is hiring. Back to the price of gas. America and Canada is where the oil industry thrives. It's wasn't the...

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by seb146
Fri Apr 01, 2022 5:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump seeks help from Putin ... even now.
Replies: 80
Views: 4004

Re: Trump seeks help from Putin ... even now.

Good luck with that! On the other hand if that laptop exist (FBI not denying they just can't find it lol) then it might turn out that Trump/Biden have a lot in common when it comes to dealings with oligarchs and trading favors. I can ignore the speaker but I always listen to messages from both side...

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by seb146
Thu Mar 31, 2022 5:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gasoline prices, it hurts.
Replies: 509
Views: 29708

Re: Gasoline prices, it hurts.

It is best in the near term for the US and Canada to secure their economic and national security concerns by rapidly enacting trade barriers with any country running huge trade deficits with them. This will protect the US and Canada from the emotional irresponsible trade policies of those Asian cou...

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by seb146
Thu Mar 31, 2022 5:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump seeks help from Putin ... even now.
Replies: 80
Views: 4004

Re: Trump seeks help from Putin ... even now.

Good luck with that! On the other hand if that laptop exist (FBI not denying they just can't find it lol) then it might turn out that Trump/Biden have a lot in common when it comes to dealings with oligarchs and trading favors. I can ignore the speaker but I always listen to messages from both side...

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by seb146
Wed Mar 30, 2022 5:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 122
Views: 13092

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

If you have to work this hard at covering something up, it points to something bad.

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