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by NIKV69
Mon May 16, 2022 1:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 166
Views: 6073

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

johns624 wrote:
You still need a background check to purchase firearms.


Shhhh! No sanity or fact allowed when trying to disparage America or Texas when it comes to guns. :sarcastic:

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by NIKV69
Sun May 15, 2022 4:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 166
Views: 6073

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

T54A wrote:
Guns. You guys definitely need more guns. And definitely no licenses and background checks. Just guns for everyone. That will fix things.


I don't remember anyone saying we don't need permits and background checks but don't get let that stand in the way to a anti USA rant. :sarcastic:

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by NIKV69
Sun May 15, 2022 2:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Water Wars & Mega Droughts in the US Southwest
Replies: 55
Views: 1954

Re: Water Wars & Mega Droughts in the US Southwest

Lake Mead is a reservoir formed by the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River in the Southwestern United States. It is located in the states of Nevada and Arizona, 24 mi (39 km) east of Las Vegas. It is the largest reservoir in the US in terms of water capacity. Lake Mead provides water to the states of ...

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by NIKV69
Fri May 13, 2022 10:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package
Replies: 110
Views: 4045

Re: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package

Anywhere you add up, the US vastly overspends Europe. All that money won't bring back those dead people. Or the ones who will die in the months that lie ahead but it's ok. As I said when it comes to bad actors you either do something or you don't. If it makes you feel good sending money great. I am...

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by NIKV69
Fri May 13, 2022 2:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package
Replies: 110
Views: 4045

Re: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package

LOL ‘take out Putin’...mmkay sure, how, exactly, oh great global strategist, you? And once that’s done, replace with who/what? And how will other countries react? Yeah, not well thought through aye? :sarcastic: Oh yea lets just leave things as they are so Ukraine will have to live with Russian occu...

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by NIKV69
Fri May 13, 2022 12:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package
Replies: 110
Views: 4045

Re: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package

bennett123 wrote:
Not sending it increases the risk that Ukraine DOES collapse.


If we care so much then take out Putin and give Ukraine some troop and air support to get the rest of Russia out of their country. This is BS. What's next 100 Billion?

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by NIKV69
Wed May 11, 2022 10:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties
Replies: 91
Views: 3547

Re: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties

Americans, and to some extent Canadians, have been so indoctrinated with this fantasy that cares and airplanes are the only travel options. We have been told for decades that trains are slow and unreliable all while watching EU, Japan, and China build high speed networks in addition to air and road...

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by NIKV69
Wed May 11, 2022 12:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties
Replies: 91
Views: 3547

Re: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties

alfa164 wrote:
You obviously aren't familiar with the successful HSR services between DC, New York, and Boston.

:roll:




That is because the Acela isn't real HSR what is their average speed? 80? China much faster.

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by NIKV69
Tue May 10, 2022 8:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties
Replies: 91
Views: 3547

Re: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties

Let the free market decide, amiright? You sure are and we will see it when this boondoggle is over. High speed rail are generally preferrable to air travel whenever they are available, especially when the train trip is about ~1-4 hours long. I seriously doubt this, HSR works in countries like China...

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by NIKV69
Mon May 09, 2022 11:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties
Replies: 91
Views: 3547

Re: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties

IMO, the current plan to wander through the Central valley while connecting the Bay area with LA is quite similar to the reason Micky Mouse left Minnie Mouse. They lost a lot of support with that. It makes more sense than following 101 because more people live in the Central Valley and would make i...

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by NIKV69
Sun May 08, 2022 1:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Yorkers don't feel safe at home anymore
Replies: 59
Views: 3253

Re: New Yorkers don't feel safe at home anymore

Covid crime wave happened. It happened all across the country, not just "liberal" cities. Crime spikes when people are stuck inside. It is not "blame the libs" even though that is the favorite saying of Republicans. This happened because people were stuck inside and people, espe...

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by NIKV69
Tue May 03, 2022 12:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ron Galella dies at 91
Replies: 2
Views: 543

Re: Ron Galella dies at 91

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
There’s a name from the past! He was always getting headlines in NY about getting Jackie O photos. Considered scum, now a hero, America.


He had some of the best driving skills of any photog that is for sure.

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by NIKV69
Tue May 03, 2022 12:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows
Replies: 763
Views: 23827

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

RBG repeatedly critiqued the Roe vs. Wade decision. Of course all of this is little consolation for the woman who are impacted by this, which is obviously terrible. RBG should have listened to Obama and retired so he could replace her with a liberal justice and Biden should have not listened to Hil...

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by NIKV69
Mon May 02, 2022 6:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ron Galella dies at 91
Replies: 2
Views: 543

Ron Galella dies at 91

Ugh what a legend. Wrote the book on paparazzo and took some of the most famous photos ever. The windblown Jackie O is just incredible. Shows what a little perseverance can do. Wanted to meet him but alas he is gone. His shots are just so great and simple. Andy Warhol said it best as he loved Ron Ga...

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by NIKV69
Mon May 02, 2022 5:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Yorkers don't feel safe at home anymore
Replies: 59
Views: 3253

Re: New Yorkers don't feel safe at home anymore

Aaron747 wrote:
The continued presence of the world's major investment banks says NYC is not gone. But whatevs.


I doubt many of their employees take the subways.

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by NIKV69
Mon May 02, 2022 1:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Yorkers don't feel safe at home anymore
Replies: 59
Views: 3253

Re: New Yorkers don't feel safe at home anymore

I love how the anti gun crowd is making this a gun issue. People are being punched, stabbed pushed in front of trains. NYC is gone. It isn't coming back. It's not the gun laws. Maybe start with not just letting violent criminals back on the street after arrest.

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by NIKV69
Mon May 02, 2022 1:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Migrant Crisis at the Texas Border 2022
Replies: 61
Views: 2837

Re: Migrant Crisis at the Texas Border 2022

https://mobile.twitter.com/Acyn/status/ ... 2247359489


Not nearly as despicable as allowing everyone to enter this country illegally with no questions asked simply because 7 out of 10 them will vote for you. It's sick actually.
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scbriml wrote:
When your despicable plan is discovered.

https://mobile.twitter.com/Acyn/status/ ... 2247359489


Not nearly as despicable as allowing everyone to enter this country illegally with no questions asked simply because 7 out of 10 them will vote for you. It's sick actually.

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by NIKV69
Thu Apr 28, 2022 11:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion
Replies: 177
Views: 10239

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

Your statement is "patently false". Fox News - despite its admission that it is really an entertainment network, not a reliable news source - remains the dominant network in America. Unfortunately, too many people actually believe their blather: How are they dominant? They make up a small...

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by NIKV69
Wed Apr 27, 2022 11:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion
Replies: 177
Views: 10239

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

seb146 wrote:
The right has been in control of media an content for the past few decades.


This is patently false. The media is dominated by left leaning networks like NBC and CNN. Look at the WH press corps. What % of they are right wing?

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by NIKV69
Wed Apr 27, 2022 4:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 121
Views: 12728

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

MTG is one of those people who's scary because she's incapable of discerning between fantasy and reality -- by her own words she "allowed" herself to be convinced of things that weren't true regarding QAnon...how do we know her fervency regarding "The Big Lie" isn't similar? She...

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by NIKV69
Tue Apr 26, 2022 2:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What selling platforms do you use?
Replies: 18
Views: 1139

Re: What selling platforms do you use?

Ebay mostly

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by NIKV69
Sun Apr 24, 2022 10:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Window regulators for my car
Replies: 3
Views: 758

Re: Window regulators for my car

What year? Model? How many miles? You sure that is the issue? Check fuses etc could be a dealer only part.

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by NIKV69
Sun Apr 24, 2022 4:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: South Carolina planning a firing squad execution
Replies: 41
Views: 2370

Re: South Carolina planning a firing squad execution

There's zero evidence that any punishment is a deterrence to murder, but it's an interesting take for a pro-lifer. Seems to work in Singapore. As for the OP question nobody who has been beheaded can tell us if they feel pain so I am going to defer to lethal injection. Either way I believe in an eye...

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by NIKV69
Sat Apr 23, 2022 2:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Those of you who walk barefoot in airplanes ...
Replies: 22
Views: 1911

Re: Those of you who walk barefoot in airplanes ...

Never in a million years would I do that. UGH

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by NIKV69
Fri Apr 22, 2022 10:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Woman stabbed left in duffel bag in Queens
Replies: 17
Views: 1290

Re: Woman stabbed left in duffel bag in Queens

Yeah, no. People who are mature and emotionally stable do not react that way, even to shocking rejection or betrayal. The healthy response is: 1. wow, this sucks 2. talk to someone about it instead of bottling up 3. acknowledge rejection is part of life and get to work moving on You got a key to th...

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by NIKV69
Thu Apr 21, 2022 11:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Woman stabbed left in duffel bag in Queens
Replies: 17
Views: 1290

Re: Woman stabbed left in duffel bag in Queens

She looks a bit like Nicole as well. Yep though Nicole was model material such a natural beautiful woman. Her sisters were beautiful as well. Damn, you got have serious brain issues to do something like this. Just horrible. Pent up rage, I believe OJ was losing it when he peeked in her window and s...

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by NIKV69
Thu Apr 21, 2022 11:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CNN+ will shut down at the end of April
Replies: 19
Views: 1470

Re: CNN+ will shut down at the end of April

LOL Had a feeling this wouldn't last long who is going to pay to watch CNN?

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by NIKV69
Thu Apr 21, 2022 6:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Woman stabbed left in duffel bag in Queens
Replies: 17
Views: 1290

Re: Woman stabbed left in duffel bag in Queens

Didn't take long https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/handyman-arrested-death-queens-mom-stabbed-58-found-duffel-bag-rcna25345 Very similar to OJ and how he killed his ex. Funny how it's a knife and unbelievable rage. I guess a plea will happen since they have to have his blood at the scene or DNA....

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by NIKV69
Thu Apr 21, 2022 1:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5335

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

Don't change the subject. The Republican party is cheering on racism and has been for decades. Asians are being targeted all across the country because of Republican racism. . You haven't been paying attention to who is committing these crimes. As always you get it wrong and revert to blaming ficti...

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by NIKV69
Thu Apr 21, 2022 1:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Woman stabbed left in duffel bag in Queens
Replies: 17
Views: 1290

Re: Woman stabbed left in duffel bag in Queens

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/ha ... -rcna25345

Very similar to OJ and how he killed his ex. Funny how it's a knife and unbelievable rage. I guess a plea will happen since they have to have his blood at the scene or DNA.
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Didn't take long

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/ha ... -rcna25345

Very similar to OJ and how he killed his ex. Funny how it's a knife and unbelievable rage. I guess a plea will happen since they have to have his blood at the scene or DNA.

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by NIKV69
Wed Apr 20, 2022 11:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Woman stabbed left in duffel bag in Queens
Replies: 17
Views: 1290

Re: Woman stabbed left in duffel bag in Queens

Aaron747 wrote:

Don't forget in the Sopranos version of any hit, you drop the firearm nearby with a loud clang.


And you surely don't haul the body down the street!

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by NIKV69
Wed Apr 20, 2022 9:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Woman stabbed left in duffel bag in Queens
Replies: 17
Views: 1290

Woman stabbed left in duffel bag in Queens

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/police-focus-on-man-who-had-relationship-with-worked-at-home-of-slain-queens-mom-sources/ar-AAWpjqO?ocid=msedgntp&cvid=26115ea02d5d4e5885ca4d3f671c84fc This is the huge story of late. This poor woman was stabbed 60 times and then shoved in a Hockey Duffel bag...

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by NIKV69
Wed Apr 20, 2022 9:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5335

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

"I'm not racist but I will not hold my own party accountable" is supporting racism. Those who are silent instead of speaking up against it are supporting it.. I know the whole Democratic party is supporting the racism in NYC against Asians. Would love to see someone from the Mayor to the ...

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by NIKV69
Tue Apr 19, 2022 12:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9474

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

Here's a meme that is math related... With a little bit of climate change and gender studies for good measure. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51142598812_34b43c2972_n.jpg I’m not picking up on this one really. Can you break down where the humor is? The white supremacy propaganda is a favorite ...

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by NIKV69
Tue Apr 19, 2022 12:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5335

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

You are a noted and loud 45 supporter who routinely embraces extremist and racist right wing policies & propaganda. You said nothing to condemn Jan 6th and thus still remain in that position. You supported that and would obviously have been pleased if that had somehow managed to succeed. Attemp...

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by NIKV69
Mon Apr 18, 2022 8:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5335

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

I think you meant to say that elections have consequences right? Says a guy who supports the Jan 6th crowd. This is inflammatory and a total fabrication. Please provide any post of mine that supports this or retract this ridiculous statement. Are you only just going to bomb throw or do have anythin...

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by NIKV69
Mon Apr 18, 2022 3:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5335

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

I think you meant to say that elections have consequences right? They do. https://www.justice-integrity.org/images/jip/i-l-photos/ketanji-brown-jackson-robe.jpg Source: https://www.justice-integrity.org/images/jip/i-l-photos/ketanji-brown-jackson-robe.jpg Good for you but she is a liberal vote repl...

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by NIKV69
Mon Apr 18, 2022 3:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5335

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

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

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by NIKV69
Sun Apr 17, 2022 7:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5335

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

What is your actual position on this law as stand alone legislation? I am pro life but I believe any abortion law should be in the first trimester only. A woman can make her decision by then. There is no need for late term abortion. Why can't each point be debated and legislated? Didn't that happen...

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by NIKV69
Sat Apr 16, 2022 9:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5335

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

If you're referring to assault weapons, take that up with suburban moms in blue counties. If you're referring to drugs, take that up with conservatives over 50. If you're referring to sex business, take that up with evangelical nutcases who secretly love it. For added fun, guess which group in the ...

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by NIKV69
Sat Apr 16, 2022 2:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5335

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

Why can’t these people just live and let live and stop the relentless effort to ban everyone and everything they dislike? . If you want to have that then it goes for all things not just abortion. Talking about bans by government here, not actions by companies or organizations. I know I was referrin...

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by NIKV69
Sat Apr 16, 2022 12:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5335

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

CitizenJustin wrote:
Why can’t these people just live and let live and stop the relentless effort to ban everyone and everything they dislike? .


If you want to have that then it goes for all things not just abortion.

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by NIKV69
Thu Apr 14, 2022 5:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 17 L.A. gangs have sent out crews to follow and rob city's wealthiest, LAPD says
Replies: 47
Views: 2561

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

Aaron747 wrote:
readytotaxi wrote:
Thought, if the penalty does not deter the crime is the penalty too weak?


Do strong penalties deter anything if the perp is a nihilist?


Strong penalties seem to work in countries like Singapore.

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by NIKV69
Thu Apr 14, 2022 2:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting at a Subway Station in New York City
Replies: 45
Views: 2574

Re: Shooting at a Subway Station in New York City

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

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by NIKV69
Thu Apr 14, 2022 12:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 17 L.A. gangs have sent out crews to follow and rob city's wealthiest, LAPD says
Replies: 47
Views: 2561

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

High school friend of mine got a huge bonus last year and spent it on a $120K vehicle. Orange, loud, attention-getting everywhere he goes. Some say midlife crisis, some say advertise the results of hard work - I have kept saying he's asking to get carjacked. He doesn't pack either because he thinks...

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by NIKV69
Wed Apr 13, 2022 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 17 L.A. gangs have sent out crews to follow and rob city's wealthiest, LAPD says
Replies: 47
Views: 2561

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

The eyeroll seems over the top since compared to the 1970-1995 period LA and NYC made dramatic improvements. Ya'll conveniently forgot how awful that period was. https://www.chicagotribune.com/resizer/ke4sCFYTZoTa8dRc1_fY4bPfAfw=/415x221/top/cloudfront-us-east-1.images.arcpublishing.com/tronc/Y52ZV...

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by NIKV69
Wed Apr 13, 2022 3:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 17 L.A. gangs have sent out crews to follow and rob city's wealthiest, LAPD says
Replies: 47
Views: 2561

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

MohawkWeekend wrote:
Sounds more like Central and South America than the US


I will bite my tounge here because If not I guess we will get all these links posted on how safe LA is. :sarcastic:

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by NIKV69
Wed Apr 13, 2022 1:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting at a Subway Station in New York City
Replies: 45
Views: 2574

Re: Shooting at a Subway Station in New York City

In a video dated March 20, 2022, and posted to social media, a man who appeared to be James is seen driving, saying he was on his way to Philadelphia and leaving Wisconsin. "As I leave the state of Wisconsin, about to be back in the state of Illinois, all I can say is good riddance and I will ...

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by NIKV69
Tue Apr 12, 2022 11:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting at a Subway Station in New York City
Replies: 45
Views: 2574

Re: Shooting at a Subway Station in New York City

That is very curious. The news report I heard on my local news radio station reported a heavy-set black man. But, I haven’t heard or read that anywhere else. Edit, again: CNN has him as a 5’5” heavy-build black man. https://www.cnn.com/us/live-news/brooklyn-subway-shooting-nyc/index.html Presser go...

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