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by casinterest
Fri May 27, 2022 7:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Friday Music Thread May 2022
Replies: 0
Views: 37

Friday Music Thread May 2022

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGSKrC7dGcY
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In honor of Andy Fletcher of Depeche Mode passing away this week, I'll start it out with

Enjoy the Silence.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGSKrC7dGcY

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by casinterest
Fri May 27, 2022 6:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 12410

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

Again, I don't see people saying we don't have an issue. People are just saying that it is a lot more complex than just banning guns. Nobody is saying ban guns outright. We need rules and laws around access. We don't just mail TNT to people so they can dig holes in their yard. There needs to be tra...

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by casinterest
Fri May 27, 2022 5:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 12410

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

Call me a cynic, but: America is in shock, and people are outraged, one side of the aisle will call for gun control, the other side will call for anything but gun control, and in the end, nothing will change. 1 mass shooting on average per week, if the politics are not acting, then politicians have...

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by casinterest
Fri May 27, 2022 5:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 12410

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

Call me a cynic, but: America is in shock, and people are outraged, one side of the aisle will call for gun control, the other side will call for anything but gun control, and in the end, nothing will change. 1 mass shooting on average per week, if the politics are not acting, then politicians have...

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by casinterest
Fri May 27, 2022 4:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 12410

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

Just about half the country supports him, so you are doing real good at building bridges with those kinds of statements. So, you’re saying that nice things should be said about someone like him, regardless of reality, so it doesn’t hurt the feelings of republicans? No, he is a public figure, say wh...

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by casinterest
Fri May 27, 2022 4:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 12410

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

A wealthy family with a feral hog infestation on it's ranch could definitely use AR-15's! Why not a bolt action 30 06? where's the need for the Rambo effect? They are fast moving animals and travel in large groups. I know people who hunt them from helicopters using night vision. Feral hogs are dang...

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by casinterest
Fri May 27, 2022 1:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 12410

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

Gregg Abbott is starting to realize how bad he looks as a politican and human and has pulled out of the NRA meeting. He still wants the donations to keep flowing, so he will send a video instead. https://www.dallasnews.com/news/politics/2022/05/26/texas-gov-abbott-going-to-uvalde-not-nra-on-friday/ ...

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by casinterest
Fri May 27, 2022 1:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2022
Replies: 349
Views: 11356

Re: Word Game Q2 2022

Crush

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by casinterest
Fri May 27, 2022 1:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 12410

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

The fallacy of the "good guys with guns" is null and void because the Secret Service restricted the carrying of guns when an ex-president, or any dignitary for that matter, is going to be present. There won't be many good guys there anyway. They are going to support a lying traitor, and a...

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by casinterest
Fri May 27, 2022 1:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 12410

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

Just pointing out the fallacy of the argument with an equivalent fallacy. And what "fallacy" is that? The fallacy of the "good guys with guns" is null and void because the Secret Service restricted the carrying of guns when an ex-president, or any dignitary for that matter, is g...

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 9:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 123
Views: 13372

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

And apparently Evidence was destroyed. Then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows burned papers in his office after meeting with a House Republican who was working to challenge the 2020 election, according to testimony the Jan. 6 select committee has heard from one of his former aides. Why are gov...

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 5:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 12410

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

The 2A is not going to go anywhere, but better background checks are a measure that can be implemented that does not run afoul of the 2A. Sure, because it is so important to make kids live in fear than do anything responsible about it. The 2A should not be a death pact, and that is what the GOP , N...

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 5:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 12410

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

Nukes are a red herring as I'm not aware of a single individual who has the ability to produce them on their own. Individual gun ownership is protected by the 2A and that is not going to change. The rules around it need to change. What good is there in allowing anyone to walk up and buy a killing w...

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 5:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 12410

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

The first amendment was only referencing a printing press then too. I guess it doesn't apply to computers, the internet, phones, TV media, etc. Muskets were the military weapon of the time. Really? https://www.constituteproject.org/constitution/United_States_of_America_1992 #1/. Congress shall make...

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 5:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 12410

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

We do sell machine guns. They are just very expensive. And when the Constitution was written, private citizens were able to own their own battleships and cannons. So nukes are up for negotations? There are certain arms that should not be in possession of citizens. It is just an escalation war that ...

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 5:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 12410

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1529819857394483200

Such Geniuses they have leading Texas.
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Dan Patrick wants only one way in and one way out. That works great for logistics and fire safety Dan. It also give the shooters a choke point to attack.


https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1529819857394483200

Such Geniuses they have leading Texas.

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 5:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 12410

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

The first amendment was only referencing a printing press then too. I guess it doesn't apply to computers, the internet, phones, TV media, etc. Muskets were the military weapon of the time. Really? https://www.constituteproject.org/constitution/United_States_of_America_1992 #1/. Congress shall make...

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 5:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 12410

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

A well regulated militia was also generally understood to be a group of people capable of fighting for a common cause, as in the citizens of a state or country. With muskets. That had to be hand reloaded with inaccurate lead balls. The first amendment was only referencing a printing press then too....

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 4:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 12410

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

Correct me if I am wrong but was 2A not intended to provide for an armed militia able to help defend the republic from foreign invaders eg the English? I see no mention of anything else: "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep...

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 4:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ray Liotta Passes Away, Aged 67
Replies: 9
Views: 483

Re: Ray Liotta Passes Away, Aged 67

"If you build it, he will come"

First introduced to him as Shoeless Joe in Field of Dreams.

Goodfellas pretty much was top notch.


RIP Ray.

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh / Durham Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 68
Views: 12560

Re: Raleigh / Durham Aviation Thread - 2022

Avelo kicked off it's first flights from RDU to HVN today https://www.cbs17.com/news/new-airline-takes-inaugural-flight-out-of-rdu/ In a joint statement, Avelo Chairman and CEO Andrew Levy said, “RDU — it’s time to say hello to Avelo. We are excited to start our nonstop service from RDU to Connectic...

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 2:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 89
Views: 3249

Re: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

So slander in your statement is all you have? you slandered Sussman , who was invited by the FBI in as a colleague on multiple occasions. Don't sit here and pretend you have any high ground here. If calling someone a sleaze when that someone lies about not representing a client and then send the cl...

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 2:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 12410

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

When pressed on solutions about the Guns and issues. Ted Cruz runs away. He shed Crocodile tears for the parents ,but can't actually answer very tough questions. Of course he will be in Houston this weekend to extol the benefits of Gun Sales for those pushing them. https://twitter.com/malonebarry/st...

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 1:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gasoline prices, it hurts.
Replies: 540
Views: 31164

Re: Gasoline prices, it hurts.

Something is not adding up with the EIA's latest report "Summary of Weekly Petroleum Data for the week ending May 20, 2022. https://ir.eia.gov/wpsr/wpsrsummary.pdf In that report "gasoline production last week averaged 9.4 million barrels per day" and "total motor gasoline inven...

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 1:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 12410

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

Frustrated onlookers urged police officers to charge into the Texas elementary school where a gunman’s rampage killed 19 children and two teachers, witnesses said Wednesday, as investigators worked to track the massacre that lasted upwards of 40 minutes and ended when the 18-year-old shooter was ki...

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 1:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gasoline prices, it hurts.
Replies: 540
Views: 31164

Re: Gasoline prices, it hurts.

It looks like the high prices are really hitting the demand in the US. Will be interesting to see how this plays out. https://www.crainscleveland.com/economic-outlook/us-drivers-begin-balk-record-gas-prices https://s3-prod.crainscleveland.com/styles/width_792/s3/387636967.png Demand on a four-week r...

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 12:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2022
Replies: 349
Views: 11356

Re: Word Game Q2 2022

Lucidity

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by casinterest
Wed May 25, 2022 8:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 89
Views: 3249

Re: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

Let's be accurate. The subject is "Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter". It's not "Trump gave polling information to Putin" or any of the other distractions that have been thrown up to distort the discussion. S...

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by casinterest
Wed May 25, 2022 7:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 89
Views: 3249

Re: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

The topic is that Trump-Russia Material was released to a reporter, and then the infomation was deemed plausible enough , Due to Trump's and his campaign's own previous actions and statements that it was investigated by the FBI. How have we left the subject? Let's be accurate. The subject is "...

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by casinterest
Wed May 25, 2022 5:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 12410

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

Interesting article on the shooting. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-61577777 After driving erratically across town, Ramos eventually crashed his car into a ditch near Robb Elementary School. Some bystanders approached the car to offer assistance. "People thought that he was in trouble...

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by casinterest
Wed May 25, 2022 3:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 89
Views: 3249

Re: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

I agree to nothing of the sort. I have proved the opposite in fact. You are following the standard playbook: If "move the goalposts" fails, put words into the other guy's mouth and scurry off declaring victory to yourself. That is why you end all discussions without responding to the ques...

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by casinterest
Wed May 25, 2022 2:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 12410

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

Guess what folks. The NRA has banned guns from their convention this week. Apparently there are not going to be enough good guys with guns attending this event. https://www.businessinsider.com/nra-conference-wont-allow-attendees-to-bring-their-guns-2022-5 https://www.nraam.org/events/2022-events/fri...

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by casinterest
Wed May 25, 2022 2:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 89
Views: 3249

Re: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

Sorry, I am not playing your "move the goalposts" game any further. So you agree then that the thread starter started a BS thread about a nothing burger. Have a good day since you have nothing to further discuss on the GOP's Russian complacency. I agree to nothing of the sort. I have prov...

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by casinterest
Wed May 25, 2022 2:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2022
Replies: 349
Views: 11356

Re: Word Game Q2 2022

Egypt

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by casinterest
Wed May 25, 2022 2:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 12410

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

It's just another few deaths in the road to more pain. Texas and the GOP in general keep passing laws to ban discussions and needed medical treatments for troubled youth. They pull the funding for counselors and nurses in school. They pull the legal rights of teachers to have necessary discussions w...

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by casinterest
Wed May 25, 2022 2:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 89
Views: 3249

Re: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

Well Chucky has had the ball for over a year and has done ungatz, like everything else, so I doubt it. What ball? He has Lucy McCoal swiping it at every second to please one of the least educated and poorest states in the country. Sorry, I am not playing your "move the goalposts" game any...

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by casinterest
Tue May 24, 2022 9:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 89
Views: 3249

Re: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

Oh so now the spin is "it didn't happen in a vacuum". Before, "nothing to see here." All the other stuff you say about Trump was well covered by Mueller, to no end result. You are right on one thing. We'll see what happens in court. And then where it leads. Maybe the Senate will...

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by casinterest
Tue May 24, 2022 9:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 12410

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

https://www.cnn.com/2022/05/24/us/uvalde-texas-elementary-school-shooting/index.html Robb Elementary teaches 2nd through 4th grades and had 535 students in the 2020-21 school year, according to state data. Thursday was set to be the last day of school for the year. My Condolences to the families of ...

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by casinterest
Tue May 24, 2022 7:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 89
Views: 3249

Re: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

It's all in court, and we will see what happens, but it is interesting that it didn't happen in a vaccum. Trump had already kneeled to Putin and put the election at risk by inviting Russia to spy on the election. Trump had already met with the Russians in Trump tower, but all of that is forgotten b...

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by casinterest
Tue May 24, 2022 7:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 89
Views: 3249

Re: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

It's all in court, and we will see what happens, but it is interesting that it didn't happen in a vaccum. Trump had already kneeled to Putin and put the election at risk by inviting Russia to spy on the election. Trump had already met with the Russians in Trump tower, but all of that is forgotten b...

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by casinterest
Tue May 24, 2022 6:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 89
Views: 3249

Re: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

That does not play. Sorry. Sussman went with a made up story. You keep gliding past that. That the FBI investigated is irrelevant to the fact that it was made up. If your flimsy reasoning was to hold, I could go to the FBI and say casinterest has been making posts on online boards that lead me to t...

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by casinterest
Tue May 24, 2022 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh / Durham Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 68
Views: 12560

Re: Raleigh / Durham Aviation Thread - 2022

Parking up to $25 per day. https://www.cbs17.com/news/local-news/wake-county-news/safety-concerns-raised-as-parking-at-rdu-now-up-to-25-a-day/ Those costs are a bit crazy. Uber/Family ride is my go to for anything over 3-4 days. However with the demand being seen at the airport it may be a shrewd m...

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by casinterest
Tue May 24, 2022 2:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2022
Replies: 349
Views: 11356

Re: Word Game Q2 2022

mass

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by casinterest
Tue May 24, 2022 2:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows
Replies: 779
Views: 25613

Re: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows

the court That wasn't the issue here. The Supreme Court took on a case that was rebuked by the appeals court in a manner consistent with previous rulings in order to push the conservative will onto the people of the United States. What I mean is that, if someone in a court case want to be appeal, u...

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by casinterest
Tue May 24, 2022 2:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Southern Baptist Convention covered up sex abuse
Replies: 14
Views: 616

Re: Southern Baptist Convention covered up sex abuse

"Don't do as we do, do as we tell you to do" That is all you need to know. I still expect this thread to meet a quick demise. I guess I expected the threads of old where all the folks would defend the churches :) Can you believe we give tax breaks for stuff like this? https://www.wral.com...

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by casinterest
Mon May 23, 2022 10:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Southern Baptist Convention covered up sex abuse
Replies: 14
Views: 616

Re: Southern Baptist Convention covered up sex abuse

"Don't do as we do, do as we tell you to do"

That is all you need to know.

I still expect this thread to meet a quick demise.

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by casinterest
Mon May 23, 2022 10:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 89
Views: 3249

Re: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

I believe all of that was covered under Mueller, and in any case, let's let your attempt at deflection pass by. Hillary knew the whole Sussman/Alfa thing was garbage. So do you. She won't admit it (nothing is ever her fault), but will you? Go ahead and shock me. Garbage what? The FBI saw it as impo...

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by casinterest
Mon May 23, 2022 6:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 89
Views: 3249

Re: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

I believe all of that was covered under Mueller, and in any case, let's let your attempt at deflection pass by. Hillary knew the whole Sussman/Alfa thing was garbage. So do you. She won't admit it (nothing is ever her fault), but will you? Go ahead and shock me. Garbage what? The FBI saw it as impo...

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by casinterest
Mon May 23, 2022 5:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows
Replies: 779
Views: 25613

Re: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows

It does seem that just by taking this case from Mississippi, the Supreme Court ended it's legitimacy, and has made itself into a political arm. Juan Williams makes a good case below. https://thehill.com/opinion/3497549-juan-williams-the-supreme-court-is-on-the-brink-of-disaster/ Did Congress force ...

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by casinterest
Mon May 23, 2022 5:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 89
Views: 3249

Re: Hillary agreed to leak Russia Hoax Trump Info to FBI

Fake news? Sussman was a lawyer for the Clinton Campaign The Campaign made up a story about Alfa Bank. Sussman went to the FBI General Counsel James Baker to sell the story, to get them involved so they could leak that the FBI was investigating Trump/Russia link. Sussman deliberately did not disclo...

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