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by mham001
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amazon's Second Headquarters
Replies: 43
Views: 2992

Re: Amazon's Second Headquarters

I'm glad they didn't come to Atlanta. The state proposed giving them ridiculous benefits like Amazon-exclusive subway cars and taxpayer funded schools to train Amazon employees. Instead, State Farm has been quietly building their equivalent of HQ2 here, with no ridiculous subsidy needed. The subway...

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by mham001
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: More Kavanaugh Allegations
Replies: 94
Views: 7928

Re: More Kavanaugh Allegations

Here is the real item of interest . https://www.nhregister.com/metro/article/NYT-reveals-Brett-Kavanagh-allegation-that-14440653.php Ramirez was never asked to testify at Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings. “Her efforts to backstop her recollections with friends would later be cited as evidence that...

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by mham001
Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SJWs on the use of "Latinx"
Replies: 79
Views: 10127

Re: SJWs on the use of "Latinx"

Had a conversation at work about this. Hispanic is probably not the best choice of words when naming this month as it implies that it is for Spanish speakers only. Latino is incorrect as it omits Spain. So it is just another month to covet your heritage if you care about it at all. I don't know why...

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by mham001
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SJWs on the use of "Latinx"
Replies: 79
Views: 10127

Re: SJWs on the use of "Latinx"

Just takes more reasonable people like yourself to stand up say 'enough'. Without that, they just get more and more emboldened. Then when it does get shut down, they have histrionic fits.

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by mham001
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amazon's Second Headquarters
Replies: 43
Views: 2992

Re: Amazon's Second Headquarters

I'm glad they didn't come to Atlanta. The state proposed giving them ridiculous benefits like Amazon-exclusive subway cars and taxpayer funded schools to train Amazon employees. Instead, State Farm has been quietly building their equivalent of HQ2 here, with no ridiculous subsidy needed. The subway...

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by mham001
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: More Kavanaugh Allegations
Replies: 94
Views: 7928

Re: More Kavanaugh Allegations

For those that can actually read, the issue is not the uncorroborated account, it is the one where the investigators botched the job on the Ramirez allegation. That is not the subject of this thread, nor what 4 presidential candidates have responded to. You seem confused. From the OP. What is the s...

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by mham001
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: More Kavanaugh Allegations
Replies: 94
Views: 7928

Re: More Kavanaugh Allegations

casinterest wrote:

For those that can actually read, the issue is not the uncorroborated account, it is the one where the investigators botched the job on the Ramirez allegation.


That is not the subject of this thread, nor what 4 presidential candidates have responded to. You seem confused.

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by mham001
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: More Kavanaugh Allegations
Replies: 94
Views: 7928

Re: More Kavanaugh Allegations

So in today's news, the alleged victim does not recall the incident and has never been interviewed. How can there be a crime with no victim? Another story - FAKE news. Quoting NYT, sourced from Fox. "Editors' Note: An earlier version of this article, which was adapted from a forthcoming book, d...

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by mham001
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oil Fields Attack
Replies: 100
Views: 8442

Re: Oil Fields Attack

I can see a Saudi-Israeli coalition forming. The US will not get involved outside of "support". But if China or the Russians want to get involved "keeping the peace", who cares? US interests in the ME are waning. Finally. Not according to 45’s tweet an hour ago: Saudi Arabia oil...

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by mham001
Sun Sep 15, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oil Fields Attack
Replies: 100
Views: 8442

Re: Oil Fields Attack

I can see a Saudi-Israeli coalition forming. The US will not get involved outside of "support".

But if China or the Russians want to get involved "keeping the peace", who cares? US interests in the ME are waning. Finally.

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by mham001
Sun Sep 15, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: US increases EU aircraft tariffs to 15%
Replies: 167
Views: 5546

Re: WTO green lights tariffs on Airbus, Trump ready.

What happened to the other thread, it was very civil compared to the fights during the court cases. This one is probably ok since it names Trump in the title. $10 billion spread out is a drop in the bucket and isn't going to hurt anybody much. The EU has slapped $9 billion in fines on Google alone s...

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by mham001
Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying with an emotional support animal may soon get a whole lot more difficult
Replies: 62
Views: 9590

Re: MAJOR crackdown on "Emotional Support" pets on the way

I think the OP's reading of the linked article is very generous. This is nothing but the Feds saying they plan to go forward with a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking later in 2019. Often no actual rules are created; those that do get created seldom get created and implemented quickly. They are beginnin...

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by mham001
Thu Sep 12, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: September 11, 2001 ... 18 Years Later. Never Forget!
Replies: 73
Views: 8445

Re: September 11, 2001 ... 18 Years Later. Never Forget!

Sorry, I refuse to accept the "west coast" thing. But yes, each district is different and SoCal is very different from NoCal (as is the central valley from the coastal cities from the true NORTHERN California). I've lived in both, 9/11 gets half the play here. It's a long way away. I will...

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by mham001
Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: September 11, 2001 ... 18 Years Later. Never Forget!
Replies: 73
Views: 8445

Re: September 11, 2001 ... 18 Years Later. Never Forget!

They don't talk about it at all in my daughter's schools in California. Not even mentioned, I ask my kids every year. It isn't politically correct, it may offend the occasional Muslim kid. I have no idea what you are talking about. My kids school (here in California) has it and they discuss it in t...

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by mham001
Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump wants to loan Iran $15 billion? SAD!
Replies: 27
Views: 2484

Re: Trump wants to loan Iran $15 billion? SAD!

I don't see the correlation between "want" and "considering". Isn't it the French who want?

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by mham001
Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: September 11, 2001 ... 18 Years Later. Never Forget!
Replies: 73
Views: 8445

Re: September 11, 2001 ... 18 Years Later. Never Forget!

They don't talk about it at all in my daughter's schools in California. Not even mentioned, I ask my kids every year. It isn't politically correct, it may offend the occasional Muslim kid.

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by mham001
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rep. Ilhan Omar Named in Divorce Papers as the "Other Woman".
Replies: 49
Views: 3593

Re: Rep. Ilhan Omar Named in Divorce Papers as the "Other Woman".

If she were honest, along with all YOU other christians ...would face their own religion with a endless laser of truth - which would reveal the most grotesque acts of hypocrisy known to man. Empirical truths show their religions, preaching brotherhood, peace, fellowship ...But are ALL permanently p...

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by mham001
Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rep. Ilhan Omar Named in Divorce Papers as the "Other Woman".
Replies: 49
Views: 3593

Re: Rep. Ilhan Omar Named in Divorce Papers as the "Other Woman".

This didn't get a fraction of the media coverage a Sarah Palin divorce is getting. Probably because she's not a illiterate backwoods trash weasel who pushes her christian values narrative 24/7 while one daughter whores it up so much she winds up on Teen Mom, while her felon son beats the crap out o...

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by mham001
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rep. Ilhan Omar Named in Divorce Papers as the "Other Woman".
Replies: 49
Views: 3593

Rep. Ilhan Omar Named in Divorce Papers as the "Other Woman".

Dr. Beth Mynett says her cheating spouse, Tim Mynett, told her in April that he was having an affair with the Somali-born US representative — and that he even made a “shocking declaration of love” for the Minnesota congresswoman before he ditched his wife, alleges the filing, submitted in DC Superi...

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by mham001
Sun Sep 08, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Not A Good Thing To See - Pilot And Flight Attendant In Physical Altercation At PHL
Replies: 46
Views: 15885

Re: Not A Good Thing To See - Pilot And Flight Attendant In Physical Altercation At PHL

If there was any physical contact they should both be fired , no ifs , no buts , no excuses ... I disagree. The only person who should be automatically fired is the one making the physical contact, which is assault. Perhaps there is more to the story justifying the second firing but we don't have t...

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by mham001
Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump cancels secret meeting with Taliban leaders, Afghan president after attack
Replies: 21
Views: 2141

Re: Taliban not coming to Camp David anymore. Sad!

Then who are the terrorists? I pulling out it’s because the job is done, so leaving drones is just a terror weapon for the sake of it. Do something for a legitimate reason or leave it alone completely. It’s disappointing that a statesman who actually seems to have the ability to get the other side ...

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by mham001
Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump cancels secret meeting with Taliban leaders, Afghan president after attack
Replies: 21
Views: 2141

Re: Trump cancels secret meeting with Taliban leaders, Afghan president after attack

IIRC, Trump was elected on the promise he was getting us out of middle east wars. Duly noted the usual kneejerks who have attacked him without thought in this thread. The same who loudly and repeatedly have called Trump a "war monger" for years. So what should he do in Afghanistan? Send mo...

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by mham001
Sat Sep 07, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS expands Pacific Northwest to California with 8 new routes & adds frequencies on others
Replies: 154
Views: 27427

Re: AS expands Pacific Northwest to California with 8 new routes & adds frequencies on others

It is 114 miles from Bakersfield to Fresno, and Bakersfield has a population of 380,000. You’d think there would be more of a market for flights there. It is also only about 100 miles from Bakersfield to BUR, 115 miles Bakersfield to LAX. BFL has a lot of competition within a 90 minute to 2 hour dr...

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by mham001
Fri Sep 06, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Mach 8.6
Replies: 2
Views: 1614

Mach 8.6

See it for yourself, it is worth your time. About one mile per second. Be sure to turn up the sound! While this is a land based test track, the research is conducted by USAF for air and space travel. https://www.instagram.com/p/B2Do9wXDdPi/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet The YouTubes linked in...

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by mham001
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Robocalls
Replies: 34
Views: 3453

Re: Robocalls

Have never been robocalled. It must not happen on the west coast very much. Huh? That is very difficult to believe. Robocalls have been around for decades, never got a political robocall? I remember getting calls from Arnold when I had a land line 20 years ago. With a 30 year old business number fo...

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by mham001
Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Administration Now Wants to Deport Children With Cancer
Replies: 86
Views: 7392

Re: Trump Administration Now Wants to Deport Children With Cancer

Interesting article. So sick people are coming here illegally so we can save/prolong their life at public expense. Legal green card immigrants are not even eligible for those benefits for 10 years. How far do we take that? HIV, cerebral palsy, leukemia, muscular dystrophy, and epilepsy - do we save ...

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by mham001
Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dash cam
Replies: 33
Views: 3529

Re: Dash cam

Bought a cheap one a while back, had some minor issues with it but once I took the batteries out of it, it worked fine (still don't know why having the battery in kept it from working right but w/e) Do wish I bought a bigger SD card for it and also wish my PC had an SD slot (would make it so much e...

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by mham001
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another wide-body firefighting supertanker?
Replies: 69
Views: 13458

Re: Another wide-body firefighting supertanker?

Are aircraft the answer anyway? It must take at least an hour between flights to land and refill, and most if not all the water / powder is turned to vapour long before it hits anything remotely hot. Then there is the accuracy issue, with much of the dump missing its target anyway, minute in its im...

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by mham001
Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is Boeing’s overall commercial game plan?
Replies: 131
Views: 19799

Re: What is Boeing’s overall commercial game plan?

I hear that opinion often. The numbers just don't support it. Let’s look at some numbers for wide body sales in 2018: Boeing - 218 Airbus - 71 I’m curious to see which numbers you are thinking of. Numbers alone doesn’t mean anything. I would like to see a breakdown of those numbers to come to some ...

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by mham001
Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dash cam
Replies: 33
Views: 3529

Re: Dash cam

It can't be long before a dashcam becomes a factory fit option. Give it another decade and it will probably become a standard feature in all new cars. Tesla has all that and more. The Sentry Mode (several cameras) has been catching loads of thieves and vandals who are not aware of the car's capabil...

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by mham001
Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CX and other companies fighting social media
Replies: 33
Views: 3748

Re: CX and other companies fighting social media

Its naive to think you have carte blanche in your personal life when actions can bring negative attention if not harm to your employer. No, what is naive is adults in mature democracies thinking it's OK and normal tos allow hysteric mobs to intimidate you into firing people engaged in activities th...

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by mham001
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CX and other companies fighting social media
Replies: 33
Views: 3748

Re: CX and other companies fighting social media

Seems Google is the only company large and brave enough to tell them "NO". They should get more credit for that. It has nothing to do with bravery and everything to do with shareholders/stakeholders. Most US companies want access to a 500-million strong Chinese middle class, and will look...

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by mham001
Sun Aug 25, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CX and other companies fighting social media
Replies: 33
Views: 3748

Re: CX and other companies fighting social media

Seems Google is the only company large and brave enough to tell them "NO". They should get more credit for that.

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by mham001
Thu Aug 22, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 13109

Re: America the Mediocre

Just another bitter Brit. But no doubt globalist liberalism has led us to mediocrity, when the US President who oversees the greatest prolonged technology theft in history makes a world tour apologizing, people tend to lose that winning attitude. Hence Make America Great AGAIN. See, even Trump ackno...

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by mham001
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian couple may lose son for attending protest
Replies: 20
Views: 2364

Re: Russian couple may lose son for attending protest

it is not difficult for some low-level bureaucrat to instigate these things. I've been targeted by the government in Santa Cruz, California at least twice by low-level twits, once for instigating opposition against a land use proposal and once for privately calling out a man who failed to respond to...

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by mham001
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Social Credit Score Impact on Chinese Air Transportation
Replies: 45
Views: 6955

Re: Social Credit Score Impact on Chinese Air Transportation

Ziyulu wrote:
No different than TSA's no fly list.


Hugely different.

TSA reason for limiting flights - Might blow up the plane. China's reason for limiting travel - Rude.

I have to admit I have mixed feeling on that.

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by mham001
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Maine just gave asylum-seekers temporary housing within a few months - frustrating homeless who remain on waiting lists
Replies: 42
Views: 2637

Re: Maine just gave asylum-seekers temporary housing within a few months - frustrating homeless who remain on waiting li

It seems to me that you do not understand the word Asylum. Thanks for your ignorance. Oh but I do. I recommend you reacquaint yourself with the only definition that matters in this discussion - USCIS... suffered persecution or fear that they will suffer persecution due to: Race Religion Nationality...

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by mham001
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Maine just gave asylum-seekers temporary housing within a few months - frustrating homeless who remain on waiting lists
Replies: 42
Views: 2637

Re: Maine just gave asylum-seekers temporary housing within a few months - frustrating homeless who remain on waiting li

It seems to me that you do not understand the word Asylum. Thanks for your ignorance. Oh but I do. I recommend you reacquaint yourself with the only definition that matters in this discussion - USCIS... suffered persecution or fear that they will suffer persecution due to: Race Religion Nationality...

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by mham001
Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Maine just gave asylum-seekers temporary housing within a few months - frustrating homeless who remain on waiting lists
Replies: 42
Views: 2637

Re: Maine Gives Housing To 150 illegal Aliens..............

Do you have a source from a not far right site that says these are illegals?. the headline say "Asylum seekers", which by definition means "legal". best regards Thomas Like most things you post about life in the US, that is incorrect insofar as how they arrived, and that matters...

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by mham001
Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Maine just gave asylum-seekers temporary housing within a few months - frustrating homeless who remain on waiting lists
Replies: 42
Views: 2637

Re: Maine just gave asylum-seekers temporary housing within a few months - frustrating homeless who remain on waiting li

https://www.pressherald.com/2019/08/20/heres-something-asylum-seekers-feds-owe-mainers-a-big-thanks-2/ That article clearly lays to rest he argument that a porous southern border is not a security risk. Africans coming through Mexico...even back in the '80's I personally knew of Iranians using the ...

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by mham001
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Maine just gave asylum-seekers temporary housing within a few months - frustrating homeless who remain on waiting lists
Replies: 42
Views: 2637

Re: Maine just gave asylum-seekers temporary housing within a few months - frustrating homeless who remain on waiting li

The wall actually is something that divert the attention away from the continuing reduction of LEGAL immigration into US - i.e. H-1B visas that are getting a pain to get, With widespread abuse directly affecting US workers, it should be more of a pain. will illegally register to vote and illegally ...

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by mham001
Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era
Replies: 220
Views: 13330

Re: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era

Why is it always Portland? Probably has some roots in this incident, which has its own wiki.. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016_Portland,_Oregon_riots Portland's reputation began long before that, having what is said to be "the oldest active antifa group in the United States. https://en.wikip...

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by mham001
Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ICE Raids destroying Rural America
Replies: 66
Views: 4068

Re: ICE Raids destroying Rural America

Because raids have been happening for decades, and yet again we have a raid for illegal workers. And how great was it that 150 applicants showed up for 300+ job openings? That shows that demand is going to cause wages to increase which will eventually shut down the factories. I hope the management ...

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by mham001
Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whom will be the Republican candidate when Trump drops out?
Replies: 61
Views: 5086

Re: Whom will be the Republican candidate when Trump drops out?

Doesn't matter what I believe, it was because of mr. Scaramucci's interview, I thought about the question of what would happen if mr. Scaramucci was right. Nothing more, no hidden agenda. Just curiosity. Then your title should read IF, not when. IF he were to drop out late in the game, it would pro...

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by mham001
Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ICE Raids destroying Rural America
Replies: 66
Views: 4068

Re: ICE Raids destroying Rural America

And you think it will change if they aren't arresting the managment ? it will not change. The management just reopens the job reqs and sees who shows up. Why do you assume management will not be arrested? On what reasonable grounds do you base this belief? And are you really implying that if left i...

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by mham001
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ICE Raids destroying Rural America
Replies: 66
Views: 4068

Re: ICE Raids destroying Rural America

If everyone is claiming 10 dependents, then that would indicate an issue in management,finance, and HR, yet they have not been arrested yet for this.yet? Seems to me to be a claim without verification, or does the rule of law not apply to management? I don't think HR, management or anybody else get...

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by mham001
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ICE Raids destroying Rural America
Replies: 66
Views: 4068

Re: ICE Raids destroying Rural America

Here is an eye opening read of how we got to where we are with these workers. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/08/trumps-invasion-was-a-corporate-recruitment-drive/596230/ "One of the poultry plants that Stuesse explored, in the small town of Morton, Mississippi, was raided last ...

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by mham001
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ICE Raids destroying Rural America
Replies: 66
Views: 4068

Re: ICE Raids destroying Rural America

Since non-citizens pay in excess of 300 billion in taxes that won´t really work the way you imagine it. Like it or not, non-citizens almost invariably pay more than they cost across the planet. I recommend you qualify that statement. While it may represent "all" immigrants in the US, if y...

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by mham001
Thu Aug 15, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ICE Raids destroying Rural America
Replies: 66
Views: 4068

Re: ICE Raids destroying Rural America

This is the biggest crock of garbage. It's impossible to decide whom the bible belt GOP leaders care about less: undocumented immigrants or black people, nor overstate their--and yes, previously white supremacist democrats--contribution to their dismal plight. I'm sorry. I had no idea bible belt GO...

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by mham001
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ICE Raids destroying Rural America
Replies: 66
Views: 4068

Re: ICE Raids destroying Rural America

Employers and managers are routinely prosecuted - it just doesn't make the big headlines and gives liberals a false talking point Nonsense. It's smoke and mirrors for the masses. I have presented several sourced prosecutions without even trying. What sourced evidence do you have for your assertion?...

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