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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 30, 2021 8:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Record Snowfall in the Western United States
Replies: 10
Views: 891

Re: Record Snowfall in the Western United States

Newark727 wrote:
Hopefully this helps the reservoirs back up a little bit.


I sure hope so.

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 29, 2021 11:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall
Replies: 120
Views: 4627

Re: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall

It’s no wonder with responses like this there is have a ‘shoot now ask questions later’ culture. Right. Don't shoot now -- hesitate to explore all PC options and let the (original) victim's head get bashed in while waiting for the social worker to arrive. You haven't a clue. The new propaganda term...

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 29, 2021 11:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial
Replies: 104
Views: 5530

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial

Maxwell has been found Guilty https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/29/us/ghislaine-maxwell-trial-wednesday/index.html A jury in a New York federal court has found Ghislaine Maxwell guilty on five of six counts related to her role in Jeffrey Epstein's sexual abuse of minor girls between 1994 and 2004. Maxwel...

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 29, 2021 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Strong headwinds in the US causing issues this week
Replies: 62
Views: 12800

Re: Strong headwinds in the US causing issues this week

I knew we were hauling butt LAS-JFK the other day that the winds were crazy but JFK-LAS was fine. I do remember few years ago flying a 757 on JFK-LAS the winds were so bad we diverted to DEN for fuel. It's not a big deal.

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 29, 2021 8:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shootings Across the Denver Area
Replies: 2
Views: 367

Re: Shootings Across the Denver Area

On Monday night, a gunman killed five victims at different locations across the Denver area and it is unknown what his motives were. However, he did target some of the victims. Thoughts and prayers for those affected and hopefully, this will lead to Colorado enforcing existing gun laws and pass com...

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 29, 2021 8:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall
Replies: 120
Views: 4627

Re: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall

What accountability? Do you want to throw the officer in jail? Dealing with the criminals that have been created by this coddle the bad guy, little to no bail and attack law enforcement mindset isn't easy but there is no criminality here. No matter how much Ben Crump says there is.

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 29, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Harry Reid Dies at Age 82
Replies: 5
Views: 710

Re: Harry Reid Dies at Age 82

I will bite my tounge on most of what I want to say about this divisive horrible example of an elected official. I do remember one of my first years in Laughlin he was here campaigning and he tried to enter the property to grease palms where I rented before I bought my condo. The owner of the develo...

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 29, 2021 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Learjet Crash December 27 2021 in San Diego/ Gillespie - audio/video
Replies: 195
Views: 43216

Re: Learjet Crash December 27 2021 in San Diego/ Gillespie - audio/video

Layman's opinion: Came across the airport after changing to 27R, was too low as turned to the left. Was looking for runway when saw the big hill at Mazzola Street straight ahead. Banked hard left and pulled up, stalled, and crashed. Still happened so fast I think you are right that he was looking f...

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 29, 2021 4:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Learjet Crash December 27 2021 in San Diego/ Gillespie - audio/video
Replies: 195
Views: 43216

Re: Learjet Crash Tonight in San Diego/ Gillespie - audo/video

Very sad. Sounds like a young-ish guy, too. Also, I don't know what that metallic noise is in the background while the pilot is crying out. There may be more involved (as there often is) than what it appears at first blush. I also don't have a clear first impression from the Nest camera that docume...

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 29, 2021 3:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sportsbook wars
Replies: 8
Views: 918

Re: Sportsbook wars

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6ohFlCxXkE

I love the confidence character LOL.
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System07 wrote:
The immediate flood of commercials and ads constantly has been really annoying. That’s all I got


6 Leg parlay! 2 home dogs all hitting the over! BOOM!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6ohFlCxXkE

I love the confidence character LOL.

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 29, 2021 3:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Beloved John Madden has passed away
Replies: 13
Views: 812

Re: Beloved John Madden has passed away

Oh man, they just had a documentary on him before the Packers/Browns game Saturday, he was on and looked and sounded okay. The news report said he died unexpectedly, so sad. He was a true legend. I am glad he lived to see it premiere. A true legend and someone I loved watch and listen call games an...

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by NIKV69
Tue Dec 28, 2021 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Learjet Crash December 27 2021 in San Diego/ Gillespie - audio/video
Replies: 195
Views: 43216

Re: Learjet Crash December 27 2021 in San Diego/ Gillespie - audo/video

To me -- and admittedly this is waaay premature -- it seems like, as he comes into the frame on the second Nest video, he is still flying, and he is in the left turn the we know he was making. Some think he seems low, but he was intentionally flying, it appears, at about 350 feet AGL if I'm doing t...

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by NIKV69
Tue Dec 28, 2021 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Learjet Crash December 27 2021 in San Diego/ Gillespie - audio/video
Replies: 195
Views: 43216

Re: Learjet Crash Tonight in San Diego/ Gillespie - audo/video

Happened about 715 PST, 1015EST... N880Z, owned by MedJet, LLC. Appears to be a subscription-based air Medical Transport company. This one is a tough one to hear, so advanced warning is given. Appears to be classic base-to-final turn stall and roll, the Lear is sleek, very fast, but unforgiving if ...

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by NIKV69
Tue Dec 28, 2021 3:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sportsbook wars
Replies: 8
Views: 918

Re: Sportsbook wars

The legalization of online sports gambling has led to a massive proliferation of ads for it by the big casino companies like Ceasers, MGM, and newcomers. They use huge bonus or up front betting credits, expensive attention getting ads with characters like with Ceasers, celebrities, sexy women to ge...

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 27, 2021 10:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sportsbook wars
Replies: 8
Views: 918

Re: Sportsbook wars

During the MLB playoffs I found the Draftkings' ads' naked appeal to greed to be both distasteful and dishonest. It's also obtuse and hypocritical to keep denying Pete Rose the Hall of Fame for gambling when pushing gambling now makes up about two-thirds of the broadcast. Betting is of course one o...

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by NIKV69
Sun Dec 26, 2021 11:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sportsbook wars
Replies: 8
Views: 918

Sportsbook wars

I got to tell you. I am pleasantly surprised at how MGM and Caesars are going head to head in this war. I mean A list celebs in the commercials? Ben Affleck cant be hurting for work. Full disclosure i am not a sportsbettter at all. I bet the Kentucky Derby and Maybe one or two football gamed but tha...

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by NIKV69
Sun Dec 26, 2021 3:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smollett trial
Replies: 31
Views: 2441

Re: Jussie Smollett trial

What is sad about this case is there is a serious problem with hate crimes and also a fear of black people for whatever reason in our culture. These problems need to be addressed. When you go and stage a hate crime like this, it only harms the very communities that you are a part of because now rea...

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by NIKV69
Sun Dec 26, 2021 3:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7864

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

Republicans voted it down because they hate Biden. Manchin voted it down because he is drunk with power. And, yes, I understand there have been other Democrats who demanded things be taken out. Manchin has been the most vocal about it. Manchin has been saying from day one that he would vote for it ...

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 23, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7864

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

Just too much in the bill, including dealing with immigration in ways many find unacceptable. Break up the elements of this bill bundle and vote on them in smaller groups that would likely pass like the subsidies and price regulations on diabetes drugs. I agree as always true case taking a good bil...

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by NIKV69
Tue Dec 21, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7864

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

In any case, Sinema is regarded by her own constituency with more than a lot of buyer's remorse. As I mentioned, this is not foreign to politics, but her being so loudly dishonest and willfully unfaithful to her donors has ended any chance of securing financing for a campaign, leave alone beating o...

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 20, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elizabeth Warren Tests Positive for COVID-19
Replies: 15
Views: 1457

Re: Elizabeth Warren Tests Positive for COVID-19

Like is said on the Greg Kelly thread, are we going to have a thread for every semi significant figure who tests positive for Covid? It looks like it... Since everyone will get it eventually, this may go on for a while. Media are going to milk shock, fear and panic from Covid for as long as they po...

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 20, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7864

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

Very interesting read as Manchin has spoke about his no vote to local media. https://nypost.com/2021/12/20/manchin-says-wh-staff-to-blame-for-death-of-social-spending-bill/?utm_medium=SocialFlow&utm_source=NYPTwitter&utm_campaign=SocialFlow “It is not the president. This is staff,” the West ...

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 20, 2021 9:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7864

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

And what happens after you wake up from that fantasy? You have either been living on a deserted island cutoff from the world or are in denial to make that statement. Either way I will be more than happy to discuss it the morning after election day. Humm, In Monmouth polling, support for the Build B...

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 20, 2021 4:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elizabeth Warren Tests Positive for COVID-19
Replies: 15
Views: 1457

Re: Elizabeth Warren Tests Positive for COVID-19

Like is said on the Greg Kelly thread, are we going to have a thread for every semi significant figure who tests positive for Covid? At her age the CFR for the unvaccinated is 3%, being double vaccinated reduces that by 94% and being boosted takes that down another 81%. That gives her a 0.03% chanc...

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 20, 2021 2:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elizabeth Warren Tests Positive for COVID-19
Replies: 15
Views: 1457

Re: Elizabeth Warren Tests Positive for COVID-19

Being vaccinated and boosted doesn't guarantee you don't get Covid but helps the immune system fight it and prevent the illness from being serious. I wish her the speediest recovery.

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 20, 2021 2:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7864

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

Gives cover to Kelly, Sinema and a few other Senators facing elections in moderate to conservative states. Manchin was only the loudest Dem opponent of more “free” stuff. Sinema will not make it to an election. Obviously, she does not understand what being primaried means, but she will shaking a cu...

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by NIKV69
Sun Dec 19, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7864

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

Good to hear that the people of West Virginia are doing so well, that they don’t need this. I only wish that the other 49 states could catch up to their quality of life standard but WV just sets the bar so high. I mean look at them! Their Senator lives on a yacht and drives a Maserati. Streets are ...

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by NIKV69
Sun Dec 19, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7864

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

Thank you Senator Manchin, It's been something to watch the Sunday shows this morning that is for sure. Best not to alienate Manchin any further or he may change parties than the Dems will have a problem.

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by NIKV69
Sun Dec 19, 2021 6:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Netherlands Going Into Hard Lockdown From 5AM Sunday
Replies: 33
Views: 2602

Re: Netherlands Going Into Hard Lockdown From 5AM Sunday

stlgph wrote:
I'm in Belgium at the moment - it feels like practically all of the Netherlands has come over to Bruges, Lieges, and Antwerp to party it up.


That is how Las Vegas was last February and March with Californians.

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 18, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Southwest CEO tests positive for Covid-19
Replies: 23
Views: 2431

Re: Southwest CEO tests positive for Covid-19

This whole plane thing has me puzzled. In the height of the pandemic, I was in casinos a good amount of the time and even though we had masks, plexiglass and casinos change the air more times than most indoor venues I think the biggest factor in keeping infection low was temping people at the door ...

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 18, 2021 7:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2355

Re: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago

Yes, that is the practical side of the problem. Gun lovers don’t want to admit there are too many ways around the laws we already have, and the left doesn’t want to admit trafficking networks that get them into hands of bad guys are too far ahead of the government to be stopped. I have to push back...

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 18, 2021 2:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Southwest CEO tests positive for Covid-19
Replies: 23
Views: 2431

Re: Southwest CEO tests positive for Covid-19

This whole plane thing has me puzzled. In the height of the pandemic, I was in casinos a good amount of the time and even though we had masks, plexiglass and casinos change the air more times than most indoor venues I think the biggest factor in keeping infection low was temping people at the door s...

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by NIKV69
Fri Dec 17, 2021 5:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2355

Re: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago

Yes, that is the practical side of the problem. Gun lovers don’t want to admit there are too many ways around the laws we already have, and the left doesn’t want to admit trafficking networks that get them into hands of bad guys are too far ahead of the government to be stopped. I have to push back...

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 16, 2021 11:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chris Cuomo's Termination From CNN
Replies: 58
Views: 3325

Re: Chris Cuomo's Termination From CNN

you never addressed what I wrote, because you lack the common sense to reply when you are wrong. On top of that, you make assumptions. I went to my properties, to check on them. They were all empty because of the pandemic they are STR and Vegas was shut down. I did nothing wrong, seems to me you ar...

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 16, 2021 5:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Changes would you like to see in 2022
Replies: 52
Views: 2990

Re: What Changes would you like to see in 2022

Would like to see Jack in the Box who brought Del Taco bring back the Chorizo breakfast burrito. You haven't till you had that.

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 15, 2021 11:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Woman Breastfeeds Cat on Delta Flight, Refuses to Put Cat Back in Bag.
Replies: 31
Views: 2805

Re: Woman Breastfeeds Cat on Delta Flight, Refuses to Put Cat Back in Bag.

jacrowley48 wrote:
I still don't buy this


I sure hope it isn't true, seriously.

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 15, 2021 11:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2355

Re: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago

Yes, no one is forcing me to buy a gun. However, when YOUR guns affect me, my friends, family and other innocent people then I have an issue with them. Something, jeebus willing, California will take care of. It's interesting that in this statement you speak of a gun as it can function on it's own ...

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by NIKV69
Tue Dec 14, 2021 2:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aftermath of Tornadoes in Central United Staes
Replies: 44
Views: 2484

Re: Aftermath of Tornadoes in Central United Staes

I don’t understand how in this day and age we get this much loss of life when we have such technology that gives us warnings that this weather is coming. I mean this catastrophic damage is rivaled only by nuclear blast damage. I sure hope these workplaces didn’t prevent their employees from seeking ...

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 13, 2021 10:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again
Replies: 81
Views: 3303

Re: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again

The action of the Warren Commission does raise the question, why didn't they want to hear his testimony?. It's funny in the official record Warren Commision witness list they interviewed acquaintances of Ruby but not him himself? Very strange though if you believe in the conspiracy then you have to...

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 13, 2021 10:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: End of an era at Fox News
Replies: 20
Views: 1807

Re: End of an era at Fox News

People under 40 are less likely to be watching cable news networks. A lot of people in my circle do not have cable, me included. Many have "cut the cable" but if you open the CNN app on Apple Tv or such you get CNN regular cable shows and reporting. Again it's weird that they wooed Wallac...

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 13, 2021 10:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again
Replies: 81
Views: 3303

Re: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again

LHO did it alone. None of this nonsense even cast 1% doubt about it. Nonsense? How many people that don't know each other all said the same thing of what they saw and heard? Hard to take your statement too seriously and there is more than enough evidence the supports another shooter at the picket f...

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 13, 2021 10:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted
Replies: 59
Views: 2766

Re: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted

Here’s to hoping it happens! Better yet, hoping Gov Newsome’ idea comes to fruition, sue the gun aficionados into bankruptcy. Nice to see your enthusiasm when it comes to people losing their livelihoods thankfully the states that don't harbor this hatred toward people that want to own guns can pick...

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 13, 2021 8:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: End of an era at Fox News
Replies: 20
Views: 1807

Re: End of an era at Fox News

casinterest wrote:
As the article mentioned, streaming is the future. Cable is the past.


I respectfully disagree, streaming may be growing in popularity but from 7-11PM people are on that couch watching TV.

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 13, 2021 5:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: End of an era at Fox News
Replies: 20
Views: 1807

Re: End of an era at Fox News

I imagine Wallace( who is 74) is looking for something new to define himself on, while at the same time giving CNN a notable name to drive viewership of a product that i myself doubt I will watch. Wow didn't know he was in his 70s. Or he can be semi retiring. It's plain to see CNN wanted his name b...

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 13, 2021 5:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: End of an era at Fox News
Replies: 20
Views: 1807

Re: End of an era at Fox News

Fox news journalist Chris Wallace is ending his contract at Fox and heading to CNN+. Brian Stelter was spiking the football day yesterday but what I don't get is they didn't even give him a spot in the regular line up? No offense but CNN+ seems like a step backward for Wallace. I also doubt he will...

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 13, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again
Replies: 81
Views: 3303

Re: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again

Pretty timely and interesting documentary just produced by ABC7 in SFO - they talk about a visual experiment done with triangulation of positions of people in photos that shows where the 2nd shooter may have stood in Moorman's photo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n6JfJkYXXFQ Nice Documentary, tha...

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 13, 2021 4:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The first death from omicron variant reported in U.K as lockdowns back on agenda.
Replies: 55
Views: 3641

Re: The first death from omicron variant reported in U.K as lockdowns back on agenda.

77Phoebe wrote:
More hysterical nonsense. Politicians can do what they like, people have stopped listening. I certainly have.


At this point many know the economy can't take another hit like last year so a lockdown is not the best idea.

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 13, 2021 4:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California governor says he will use legal tactics of Texas abortion ban to implement gun control
Replies: 51
Views: 3176

Re: California governor says he will use legal tactics of Texas abortion ban to implement gun control

Not to mention smash and grabs have pretty much always existed. And the US isn’t the old west where the punishment for stealing designer shoes is to get shot down in the street. It's not just designer shoes. It's laundry detergent and other normal daily life items. If you don't get a handle on this...

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 13, 2021 4:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chris Cuomo's Termination From CNN
Replies: 58
Views: 3325

Re: Chris Cuomo's Termination From CNN

for people like you, with no common sense. When I tested positive, I had to visit my properties, to take care of things. If someone was treaspassing, I would of asked them to leave as well. So you say I have no common sense and then admit you went into population with Covid when you were supposed t...

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 13, 2021 2:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smollett trial
Replies: 31
Views: 2441

Re: Jussie Smollett trial

The city of Chicago is pursuing recovery of $130K in expenses from Smollett. I would think they would seek more than that... https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/jussie-smollett-verdict-chicago-lawsuit.amp I would like see a law that says if you are convicted of a crime like this you have to reimb...

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