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by casinterest
Wed Jul 14, 2021 12:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 124
Views: 3081

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Maneuvers

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 14, 2021 12:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas House Republicans vote to track down absent Democrats and arrest them if necessary
Replies: 102
Views: 5461

Re: Texas House Republicans vote to track down absent Democrats and arrest them if necessary

The Voting Laws that Texas will be enacting, and it's going to happen, no matter how much they rail against it out of state, and on The View, will not prevent any legal voter from voting. The law will restrict counties from coming up with their own "rules" for voting. They are trying to m...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 14, 2021 1:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas House Republicans vote to track down absent Democrats and arrest them if necessary
Replies: 102
Views: 5461

Re: Texas House Republicans vote to track down absent Democrats and arrest them if necessary

I hope the Texas Democrats draw this out as long as possible and then go back to get arrested. It needs to be highlighted how Un American, Racist, and dishonorable the Texas GOP has become. They are passing laws in a special session based on racism and lies from their cult leader. There will be no H...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 13, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms
Replies: 145
Views: 9826

Re: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms

And here we have a follow the money article that highlights how rich racists are manipulating the media. https://popular.info/p/the-obscure-foundation-funding-critical The Thomas W. Smith Foundation has donated more than $12.7 million to 21 organizations attacking Critical Race Theory Between 2017 ...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 13, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is a speeding ticket for going 8 MPH over harsh?
Replies: 72
Views: 2694

Re: Is a speeding ticket for going 8 MPH over harsh?

Years ago a friend of mine who was a police officer said their policy was to start issuing citations at 7 mph over the limit. Of course I would think it varies by department, road and traffic conditions etc but I've always remembered that and as a result set my cruise control for somewhere around 3...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 13, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chaos In South Africa Following Zuma's Incarceration
Replies: 35
Views: 1563

Re: Chaos In South Africa Following Zuma's Incarceration

Lots of problems with the Rule of law in South Africa. Doesn't help when the leaders are corrupt enough to take advantage of the country before , during , and after their service. Zuma is corrupt. and the rioting is going on with a purpose by the current government that is afraid to crack down. Hope...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 13, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms
Replies: 145
Views: 9826

Re: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms

And here we have a follow the money article that highlights how rich racists are manipulating the media. https://popular.info/p/the-obscure-foundation-funding-critical The Thomas W. Smith Foundation has donated more than $12.7 million to 21 organizations attacking Critical Race Theory Between 2017 a...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 13, 2021 1:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 124
Views: 3081

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Panorama

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 13, 2021 1:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker calls General "pig, stupid"; Ingraham calls for defunding the military
Replies: 127
Views: 6363

Re: Tucker calls General "pig, stupid"; Ingraham calls for defunding the military

Casinterest beat me to it. From his linked article: "Powell asserted the hundreds of pages of affidavits showed they had conducted due diligence" (Keep in mind this was just in a Michigan court, or one state.) You and Sydney Powell (along with her co-counsel) are on the same page on this:...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 13, 2021 1:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker calls General "pig, stupid"; Ingraham calls for defunding the military
Replies: 127
Views: 6363

Re: Tucker calls General "pig, stupid"; Ingraham calls for defunding the military

That's why there are thousands of sworn affidavits. Exactly how many would you need to want to consider an outcome that could have led to a President many Americans seem to hate more than CCP (or at least blame him more than them for all the covid victims) First of all, please cite "thousands&...

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by casinterest
Mon Jul 12, 2021 10:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker calls General "pig, stupid"; Ingraham calls for defunding the military
Replies: 127
Views: 6363

Re: Tucker calls General "pig, stupid"; Ingraham calls for defunding the military

That's why there are thousands of sworn affidavits. Exactly how many would you need to want to consider an outcome that could have led to a President many Americans seem to hate more than CCP (or at least blame him more than them for all the covid victims) You obviously didn't pay attention to the ...

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by casinterest
Mon Jul 12, 2021 9:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker calls General "pig, stupid"; Ingraham calls for defunding the military
Replies: 127
Views: 6363

Re: Tucker calls General "pig, stupid"; Ingraham calls for defunding the military

As I've said I believe what drives the anger is the overwhelming number of people who believe this election was stolen (including the majority of voters according to the Rasmussen poll I linked). You said fringe outlets are saying the predominantly black counties are the ones who helped seal the st...

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by casinterest
Mon Jul 12, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wide spread protests in Cuba
Replies: 77
Views: 3645

Re: Wide spread protests in Cuba

https://www.dailywire.com/news/communist-cuba-begins-cracking-down-on-freedom-protesters-internet-and-cell-service-cut Protesters seem to be disappearing somehow. Others; a blow to the spleen from the butt of an AK47, don't worry though, they have free healthcare. If the US treated Cuba like say, S...

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by casinterest
Mon Jul 12, 2021 6:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China at it again - warns off US Destroyer in international waters
Replies: 3
Views: 835

Re: China at it again - warns off US Destroyer in international waters

Beijing is creating hype that has already caused deaths. It will only escalate from here, and the international world will have to be ready to stand against it.

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by casinterest
Mon Jul 12, 2021 3:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP Personalities Don't Know What Marxism And Socialism Are
Replies: 42
Views: 2058

Re: GOP Personalities Don't Know What Marxism And Socialism Are

At the end of the day the GOP personalities sell lies and fear to those far too ignorant to actually critically think about their situation and how to improve it. Lies about socialism and marxism are used to keep poor people poor while the rich get richer.

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by casinterest
Mon Jul 12, 2021 3:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 124
Views: 3081

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Splendid

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by casinterest
Mon Jul 12, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms
Replies: 145
Views: 9826

Re: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms

Good article on all of this. https://www.salon.com/2021/07/12/historian-annette-gordon-reed-jan-6-was-a-turning-point-in-american-history/ American history is a puzzle, full of contradictions and complexity. But some people, instead of studying this history so as to make better decisions in the pres...

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by casinterest
Mon Jul 12, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms
Replies: 145
Views: 9826

Re: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms

#DisruptTexts advocates for curriculum and instructional practices that are culturally responsive and antiracist." This is why we have PROFESSIONALS, and not cowardly political racists running schools and educational committee's. It sounds like you live in an exceptional area.[/quote] I live i...

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by casinterest
Sun Jul 11, 2021 7:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms
Replies: 145
Views: 9826

Re: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms

Critical theory directly informs what schools teach in English, History and social studies/civics. It directly informs what historical truth "is," in the eyes of the curriculum builders. Who often do hold doctorates. The extreme right and extreme left would teach completely different US h...

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by casinterest
Sun Jul 11, 2021 7:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 124
Views: 3081

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Bucket

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by casinterest
Sun Jul 11, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP Personalities Don't Know What Marxism And Socialism Are
Replies: 42
Views: 2058

Re: GOP Personalities Don't Know What Marxism And Socialism Are

Try selling Scandinavian tax rates to middle class American voters and get back to me. https://taxfoundation.org/bernie-sanders-scandinavian-countries-taxes/ Oh and you will remind the American Voters that for those lower tax rates, they get higher medical premiums, and higher costs for education r...

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by casinterest
Sat Jul 10, 2021 2:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 124
Views: 3081

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Comet

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by casinterest
Sat Jul 10, 2021 2:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms
Replies: 145
Views: 9826

Re: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms

Thanks, those are good sources, but their opinions are debatable. 1. To call the first point a "gross exaggeration" is unfair. That's, instead, being debated. 2. True. The remedy being calibrated to address "systemic racism" (which does not imply any individual is racist) amount...

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by casinterest
Sat Jul 10, 2021 2:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP Personalities Don't Know What Marxism And Socialism Are
Replies: 42
Views: 2058

Re: GOP Personalities Don't Know What Marxism And Socialism Are

What many call socialist is just a very strong, well-funded and popularly supported welfare state, often subsidizing the middle class with their own money. And yet we have people purchase insurance for what? There are far too many lies told by ultra conservatives about what capitalism really is. Al...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 09, 2021 7:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 124
Views: 3081

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Bow

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 09, 2021 4:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 124
Views: 3081

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Decoys

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 09, 2021 6:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Research Indicates Four-Day Workweeks Are Win-Win
Replies: 41
Views: 1660

Re: Research Indicates Four-Day Workweeks Are Win-Win

I just think in the US if we did go to a 4 day workweek, it would be better to have it as flex. with 60 days( 52+8) for use as the employee sees fit. That's not the same thing, though. Here in France many companies close altogether in August, millions of people are vacationing at the same time. Whe...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 08, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 2395
Views: 161371

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

Interesting Political angle at the issues affecting US vaccinations, and misinformation sources of Fox News. and other far right sources. https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-extremes-of-the-gop-have-moved-beyond-fox-news/ We found a similar gap in Republicans’ willingness to get a COVID-19 vacc...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 08, 2021 3:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Research Indicates Four-Day Workweeks Are Win-Win
Replies: 41
Views: 1660

Re: Research Indicates Four-Day Workweeks Are Win-Win

I would prefer a 5 day work week with 60 days of vacation. Allow for some sickness . I take it that means sick days have to come out of leave days? best regards Thomas There is no federal law requiring any kind of sick leave. It's up to companies, and sometimes state law, as to whether sick time co...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 08, 2021 2:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So much kit left behind by the US at Bagram.
Replies: 26
Views: 2063

Re: So much kit left behind by the US at Bagram.

At then end of the day, they had to appear like they were staying until they were not. Mission Non-Essentials will be left to the new occupier.

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 08, 2021 2:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Most Overdone Songs
Replies: 47
Views: 2292

Re: Your Most Overdone Songs

I miss having an overdone song. I have gotten away from mainstream radio, so I don't feel like anything is overdone anymore. I do miss hearing "Silent lucidity" by queensrych, and "Jeremy" by pearl jam. Those right there were songs i thought at the time were far overplayed.

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 08, 2021 2:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 124
Views: 3081

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Carpet

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 08, 2021 2:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Research Indicates Four-Day Workweeks Are Win-Win
Replies: 41
Views: 1660

Re: Research Indicates Four-Day Workweeks Are Win-Win

I would prefer a 5 day work week with 60 days of vacation. Allow for some sickness and unexpected issues. Forced vacation of 2 weeks if you accumulate 28 days of vacation.

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 08, 2021 2:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 435
Views: 33930

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021

Over done fear and politicizing is really hurting many Vaccine campaigns. Britain and Israel did a much better communication campaign. I cannot wait to vaccinate my younger child. Over done fear and politicizing is the campaign for many political organizations. There are agendas and political parti...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 08, 2021 2:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How far will the US go to defend Taiwan from Mainland China ?
Replies: 69
Views: 3251

Re: How far will the US go to defend Taiwan from Mainland China ?

So turning the Middle East into a war zone resulting in over 1m deaths was acceptable because it kept America safe? That’s disgusting. That is not what I said, but i see how you like to lie about what occurred and roll over for terrorists and complicit governments. To be fair, if we hadn’t ‘rolled ...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 07, 2021 8:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How far will the US go to defend Taiwan from Mainland China ?
Replies: 69
Views: 3251

Re: How far will the US go to defend Taiwan from Mainland China ?

True you invaded a country which had absolutely nothing to do with 9/11, which resulted in destabilising the Middle East for the next 2 decades, all for absolutely no result. Woohoo go team America. The middle east has been and will continue to be destabilized without the US. The US accomplished th...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 07, 2021 7:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How far will the US go to defend Taiwan from Mainland China ?
Replies: 69
Views: 3251

Re: How far will the US go to defend Taiwan from Mainland China ?

You think the US public would be happy to see a CVN or two sunk? I also wonder if the Japanese or South Koreans would want to get involved, I don’t think they would. The down sides to a conflict with China is far more severe for them than the US. Americans didn't like 3000 people killed in the WTC ...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 07, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 435
Views: 33930

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021

We can impede as much as possible but the messaging has been horrible. I live in Canada and many of public health officials should be fired because their communication general lack of compassion and paralyzing fear is now becoming very destructive. Since most of you are Americans Fauci is similar b...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 07, 2021 3:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How far will the US go to defend Taiwan from Mainland China ?
Replies: 69
Views: 3251

Re: How far will the US go to defend Taiwan from Mainland China ?

I think the Chinese would find out really quick that a lot of the world would be against such an aggressive move. Anyone remember the first gulf war? The US an other countries (Japan, Indonesia, South Korea......) would probably form a coalition against the move, and enact strong embargo's until Ch...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 07, 2021 1:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How far will the US go to defend Taiwan from Mainland China ?
Replies: 69
Views: 3251

Re: How far will the US go to defend Taiwan from Mainland China ?

I think the Chinese would find out really quick that a lot of the world would be against such an aggressive move. Anyone remember the first gulf war? The US an other countries (Japan, Indonesia, South Korea......) would probably form a coalition against the move, and enact strong embargo's until Chi...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 07, 2021 1:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Haiti's President Assassinated at Home
Replies: 12
Views: 1036

Re: Haiti's President Assassinated at Home

It appears Haiti will become quite turbulent as they have not had elections in awhile.
All around not a good situation for the people of Haiti.

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 07, 2021 1:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms
Replies: 145
Views: 9826

Re: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms

My sense is that’s happening not out of genuine interest in social change but because of how academia polices itself. I am glad you see why parents are outraged. If parents are outraged by a social theory (amongst many), the problem is them, not the theory. A major purpose of academia is to contras...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 07, 2021 2:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 124
Views: 3081

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Prism

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 07, 2021 1:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas governor blames Green new deal for power outage
Replies: 218
Views: 16549

Re: Texas governor blames Green new deal for power outage

Gov. Greg Abbott tells electricity regulators to encourage building more power plants, penalize renewable energy https://www.texastribune.org/2021/07/06/texas-electricity-grid-greg-abbott/ Two days before state lawmakers return to Austin for a special legislative session, Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesda...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 07, 2021 1:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 124
Views: 3081

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Test

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 07, 2021 1:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms
Replies: 145
Views: 9826

Re: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms

Fair correction. But I don't get the sense that most of the people talking about it right now really care about that. To the commentators on the right it's just another set of scary words that are supposed to signal to people "dangerous ideas are being implanted in your children! White people ...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 06, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 124
Views: 3081

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 06, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 435
Views: 33930

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021

https://news.yahoo.com/delta-variant-causing-more-80-123559563.html The Delta variant is ripping through parts of the US, causing more than 80% of new COVID-19 infections in four states, data shows. The highly infectious Delta variant accounts for more than 80% of new coronavirus infections in Kansa...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 06, 2021 3:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 124
Views: 3081

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Apples

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 06, 2021 3:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 4th of July Celebrations in America 2021
Replies: 14
Views: 752

Re: 4th of July Celebrations in America 2021

It was a good weekend with good displays. Of course some parties got way out of hand . Many folks died tragically in car accidents, gunshot wounds from celebratory gun fire, and mortars to the chest. https://edition.cnn.com/2021/07/05/sport/matiss-kivlenieks-death-spt-intl/index.html Matiss Kivlenie...

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