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by NIKV69
Tue Mar 15, 2022 1:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smollett trial
Replies: 92
Views: 5885

Re: Jussie Smollett trial

Not being able to admit stark reality of one’s actions is actually totally mental. See post above. It's not mental illness it's called trying to save your career. Unless and until I see trained psychiatrist report on his mental state, I stand by my words. There is some mental issue going on with hi...

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by NIKV69
Mon Mar 14, 2022 6:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gasoline prices, it hurts.
Replies: 480
Views: 27562

Re: Gasoline prices, it hurts.

Wait. Are you making an Obama reference? Anyway, why not pull up your bootstraps and find a better paying job? Why? I have a great job and I am probably the most overpaid person you will talk to. I wasn't bitching about what I am paying just making a reference to it. In the end it's a blessing beca...

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by NIKV69
Mon Mar 14, 2022 6:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smollett trial
Replies: 92
Views: 5885

Re: Jussie Smollett trial

Some people don't want to be treated for their mental health issues. They may think they are fine. I do agree this was the wrong time and place to play victim because certain groups will point to what he did and try to tell everyone this is how "they" all are. He doesn't have any mental i...

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by NIKV69
Mon Mar 14, 2022 12:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 5527
Views: 354872

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Biden advisor rejects GOO call to 'close skies' above Ukraine. https://amp.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/mar/13/biden-adviser-rejects-republican-call-close-skies-over-ukraine Can we at least send them the Polish fighters? Those aircraft are direly needed and Poland dares not upset Russia by doing it...

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by NIKV69
Mon Mar 14, 2022 2:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gasoline prices, it hurts.
Replies: 480
Views: 27562

Re: Gasoline prices, it hurts.

Paid the most I ever have for a gallon today. $4.99 hows that hopey changey stuff working for ya?

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by NIKV69
Sun Mar 13, 2022 3:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smollett trial
Replies: 92
Views: 5885

Re: Jussie Smollett trial

If he said he is not suicidal, then I would estimate he is probably very suicidal, sad to say. I hope they watch him closely and do not allow him to attempt to martyr himself in the jail. They have enough problems without him doing that. Highly doubtful people like him will never commit suicide. He...

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by NIKV69
Sat Mar 12, 2022 5:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smollett trial
Replies: 92
Views: 5885

Re: Jussie Smollett trial

He really got off easy. Hope he enjoys it. 150 days in jail isn't easy for anyone. He really is a narcissist though. Ranting, "I am not suicidal. If anything happens to me when I go in there, you must all know that." WTF? It's not Empire anymore. You aren't that important...you're probabl...

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by NIKV69
Sat Mar 12, 2022 3:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Status of Russian Economy
Replies: 82
Views: 9943

Re: Imminent collapse of the Russian economy

At some point Putin will have to face a reckoning and that has to be death and his own country needs to make this happen sooner rather than later or they will never recover economically or as a country.

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by NIKV69
Fri Mar 11, 2022 3:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gasoline prices, it hurts.
Replies: 480
Views: 27562

Re: Gasoline prices, it hurts.

A sad note to add here. My sister and brother in-law had parked his new truck and trailer in a small Sudbury park with others to go snowmobiling, 3 days later they cam back to a 10mm hole drilled into his gas tank, about 80L they got out of it. There was enough in it to get to a station where he ja...

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by NIKV69
Fri Mar 11, 2022 3:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smollett trial
Replies: 92
Views: 5885

Re: Jussie Smollett trial

https://www.cnn.com/2022/03/10/us/jussie-smollett-sentencing-trial/index.html 150 day time out for Jussie! Was watching it live. He went down still ranting he is innocent and his family embarrassed themselves basically trying to say he was framed blaming everyone from Trump to Putin. OMG that was h...

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by NIKV69
Thu Mar 10, 2022 10:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How about the west ultra rich and corporations step up
Replies: 29
Views: 2128

Re: How about the west ultra rich and corporations step up

Ok I know it will never happen, but wouldn't it be nice to see the 1% give something back. Doug S They give plenty back, they donate and their tax revenue is enough. Ukraine is not asking for money they are asking for equipment and they can fight the Russians. I mean if we gave them what Biden left...

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by NIKV69
Wed Mar 09, 2022 11:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Replies: 315
Views: 18163

Re: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

Onto present day items. https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/597454-susan-collins-praises-bidens-supreme-court-pick-after-meeting Susan Collins praised Judge Jackson in her meetings today. I had a lengthy and very productive conversation today with Judge Jackson. I thought it went well. ... It's cle...

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by NIKV69
Wed Mar 09, 2022 12:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Replies: 315
Views: 18163

Re: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

casinterest wrote:
, but not a care about the precompiled white list for Trump?


Those justices were chosen for their conservatism not their skin color.

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by NIKV69
Tue Mar 08, 2022 7:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 5527
Views: 354872

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

High profile? Hardly! Just another prima donna without common sense. You don't construct your foreign policy around one, stupid person. She'd been playing in Russia for years and should've known better. She can sit there, for all I care. Not sure why you are calling her a prima Donna she never acte...

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by NIKV69
Tue Mar 08, 2022 5:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Replies: 315
Views: 18163

Re: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

No, those would be what Trump did. This was about trying to get a court that represents The USA for what it is. No it wasn't it was payback for the black caucus rallying SC to save Biden in the Primary which he was floundering. Why didn't Obama nominate a black woman instead of a white woman and ma...

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by NIKV69
Tue Mar 08, 2022 5:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 5527
Views: 354872

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Right now I don't think anyone is going to do a damned thing. Not a damned thing. In the West, it will take large pro-war demonstration by citizens to give the politicians the back bone to act. bt And do what? Absolutely nothing and now that Russia has a high profile US athlete in their jail things...

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by NIKV69
Sun Mar 06, 2022 5:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 5527
Views: 354872

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

https://www.espn.com/wnba/story/_/id/33 ... g-get-home

This is a very delicate situation and Putin just got a bargaining chip. Very curious to see how this plays out.
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Uh oh.

https://www.espn.com/wnba/story/_/id/33 ... g-get-home

This is a very delicate situation and Putin just got a bargaining chip. Very curious to see how this plays out.

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by NIKV69
Sun Mar 06, 2022 5:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Replies: 315
Views: 18163

Re: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

Nor sure what you are ranting at me for. I simply pointed out the error in your statement. It was a rhetorical question and still bears some bitterness from the last 3 judges seated. Agreed, she does seem to have a good pedigree for the court. I hope she makes a good Justice. She seems to be a good...

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by NIKV69
Sun Mar 06, 2022 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gasoline prices, it hurts.
Replies: 480
Views: 27562

Re: Gasoline prices, it hurts.

Yet people pay more for unneeded bottled water and think nothing of it. They also think nothing of idling for 45 minutes in line to fill up at Costco to save pennies on their gas. Makes zero sense unless there’s no queue. It's like that in AZ LOL. The line at Sams is so long I go to Terribles and p...

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by NIKV69
Sat Mar 05, 2022 7:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 5527
Views: 354872

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Downplaying the current sanctions -as you do- doesn’t add a lot of credibility to your posts. I haven't downplayed the sanctions, but they are only hurting Russian civilians and have not slowed Putin at all. If you want some teeth in these sanctions nobody buy their oil. Until then Ukraine will onl...

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by NIKV69
Sat Mar 05, 2022 6:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 5527
Views: 354872

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Downplaying the current sanctions -as you do- doesn’t add a lot of credibility to your posts. I am not downplaying anything and as far as credibility I question those who think Ukraine is winning this war when the video from their country and fact that there isn't even a no fly zone point to the op...

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by NIKV69
Sat Mar 05, 2022 4:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 5527
Views: 354872

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

marcelh wrote:
O yeah. Escalation into WWIII is the solution…..


It's already a war and will only get worse. Whether it's tagged with a media soundbyte or not Ukraine will be gone but it's ok we got those rich guys yachts right? :sarcastic:

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by NIKV69
Sat Mar 05, 2022 3:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Replies: 315
Views: 18163

Re: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

Already covered up thread. Joe made a promise and kept it. The question you should ask is why Trump's list had no Asian female judges on it. He had a list of over 25 Non Asian Females where the three White approved judges came from. So Whatboutism and Payola? Got it. Lower need perhaps? Black women...

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by NIKV69
Fri Mar 04, 2022 9:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Replies: 315
Views: 18163

Re: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

And what is wrong with the Supreme Court looking like Americans? The United States is not JUST white "christian" men. Yes, I know.... a woman was seated. A WHITE woman who claims to be "christian" so why not have a Black woman? There are Black women still legally able to vote an...

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by NIKV69
Fri Mar 04, 2022 6:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 5527
Views: 354872

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

WE are not letting Ukrainians die, Russians are killing them. One man can stop this instantly. He resides in the Kremlin. Give him a call. I am sure he will listen and withdraw immediately. Sadly Ukraine will be part of Russia within 60 days IMO. The Lip service that has been coming from the west i...

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by NIKV69
Wed Mar 02, 2022 11:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US President's State of The Union Speech 2022
Replies: 90
Views: 4273

Re: US President's State of The Union Speech 2022

I'm genuinely curious at this point as to what people on the right think Biden has actually done for progressives. He promised lots in the election but I cant think of anything he's actually delivered for progressives. He did spend a hell of a lot of time trying to appease corporate extremists like...

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by NIKV69
Tue Mar 01, 2022 10:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 5527
Views: 354872

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

They also supported Trump who is a Putin admirer. From an European point of view, I consider at least a part of the Republicans as a Russian Troyan horse, throwing Europe under a Russian bus if it suits their agenda…. This post makes absolutely no sense what is their agenda? :sarcastic: No agenda, ...

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by NIKV69
Tue Mar 01, 2022 9:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Car carrier ship fire in Atlantic Ocean with VW, Audi, Porsche cars
Replies: 47
Views: 4293

Re: Car carrier ship fire in Atlantic Ocean with VW, Audi, Porsche cars

casinterest wrote:
But did they save the Computer chips? :)

Seriously though. I bet there is going to be some serious litigation over whose fault this one was.


Would have been nice but it is all lost at sea. Such a shame.

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by NIKV69
Tue Mar 01, 2022 8:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 5527
Views: 354872

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

marcelh wrote:
They also supported Trump who is a Putin admirer.
From an European point of view, I consider at least a part of the Republicans as a Russian Troyan horse, throwing Europe under a Russian bus if it suits their agenda….


This post makes absolutely no sense what is their agenda? :sarcastic:

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by NIKV69
Tue Mar 01, 2022 6:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 564
Views: 20966

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

ER757 wrote:
Gyro


Dizzy

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by NIKV69
Tue Mar 01, 2022 6:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Car carrier ship fire in Atlantic Ocean with VW, Audi, Porsche cars
Replies: 47
Views: 4293

Re: Car carrier ship fire in Atlantic Ocean with VW, Audi, Porsche cars

https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a3927 ... ship-sunk/


Probably the best thing as I wouldn't want to see any cars or parts salvaged to hit the market. RIP to all those great cars.
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luckyone wrote:


Probably the best thing as I wouldn't want to see any cars or parts salvaged to hit the market. RIP to all those great cars.

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by NIKV69
Tue Mar 01, 2022 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 5527
Views: 354872

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Tonight, Tuesday, March 1st, US President Biden will be giving the annual 'State of the Union' [SOTU] speech to a live assembly of Congress (both the House and Senate), and to a world wide audience. For sure the most important part of it will be as to the USA's policies as to the invasion of Russia...

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by NIKV69
Mon Feb 28, 2022 9:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibility of coup in Moscow to oust Putin?
Replies: 142
Views: 13845

Re: Possibility of coup in Moscow to oust Putin?

davidjohnson6 wrote:
If the USA, UK, France or Germany really want to assasinate Putin... surely they could do it themselves without having to ask Israel for help ?


Even though I hold Israel in the highest regard they don't have to be brought into this.

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by NIKV69
Mon Feb 28, 2022 5:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cinema Shooter Acquitted
Replies: 25
Views: 2450

Re: Cinema Shooter Acquitted

Kiwirob wrote:
The proper response it to not shoot someone who threw popcorn.


We weren't there I doubt that was the only thing that happened.

sierrakilo44 wrote:

So sending a text message in a public place is wrong


You are supposed to put your phone away in the movie theatre once the lights go dark.

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by NIKV69
Sun Feb 27, 2022 10:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who are your LEAST favorite sport teams?
Replies: 84
Views: 5233

Re: Who are your LEAST favorite sport teams?

Seattle Sea Chickens

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by NIKV69
Sun Feb 27, 2022 10:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibility of coup in Moscow to oust Putin?
Replies: 142
Views: 13845

Re: Possibility of coup in Moscow to oust Putin?

luckyone wrote:
Perhaps the Israelis will be quietly involved. It would hardly be unprecedented.


A hit on Putin will have to be on the inside only. With the way things are going could happen.

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by NIKV69
Sun Feb 27, 2022 5:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cinema Shooter Acquitted
Replies: 25
Views: 2450

Re: Cinema Shooter Acquitted

The proper response from Oulson would have been to apologize and put the phone away not become aggressive. I do not think with the evidence presented that pulling a gun was warranted but the jury spoke within the law.

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 26, 2022 3:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Actress Sally Kellerman (MASH star) passes away
Replies: 8
Views: 1157

Re: Actress Sally Kellerman (MASH star) passes away

I hated to read this yesterday I loved her and she was much better than Loretta Swit.

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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 25, 2022 6:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Replies: 315
Views: 18163

Re: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

Well. Look at that. Lindsey Graham is calling Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson a radical leftist. Someone should call a doctor for Lindsey. He just confirmed her 8 months ago. Dementia may be in play Graham voted to confirm Jackson to her current position on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of...

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by NIKV69
Thu Feb 24, 2022 7:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia's descent into madness and irrelevancy as a world power.
Replies: 69
Views: 5859

Re: Russia's decent into madness and irrelevancy as a world power.

Tugger wrote:
Oh and I say "irrelevancy as a world power" but don't mean to imply that they won't be an issue that other world powers have to manage and address, nor that it won't still be a "power" that must be dealt with.

Tugg


Don't forget the oil we buy from them.

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by NIKV69
Thu Feb 24, 2022 7:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 5527
Views: 354872

Re: Updated: Russia invasion Ukraine begun

Are the allied powers going to help Ukraine or are we just going to watch Ukraine fall like Czechoslovakia did in 1939. It's a great question. I am sick of the hypocrisy. When a certain political party is in power we can never be the worlds policeman etc. Well I hate to break it to people but to st...

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by NIKV69
Wed Feb 23, 2022 6:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What type of HVAC system do you have?
Replies: 17
Views: 1534

Re: What type of HVAC system do you have?

I’ve been in my condo 7 years and never even checked it out. Probably going to soon. It’s on the roof. I have literally needed AC twice since I am not here in the hot months.

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by NIKV69
Sun Feb 20, 2022 8:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cryptocurrency and NFTs
Replies: 34
Views: 2232

Re: Cryptocurrency and NFTs

Bitcoin's value is as nakedly manipulated as the rest of them. It's also nowhere near untraceable: https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2022/02/3-6-billion-bitcoin-seizure-shows-how-hard-it-is-to-launder-cryptocurrency/ Notably, after these thieves made off with all that bitcoin, the exch...

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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 18, 2022 9:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Minneapolis area police officer sentenced
Replies: 75
Views: 4032

Re: Minneapolis area police officer sentenced

In other words, law enforcement has to change it's approach at least as much, and do it first (they are the paid professionals), to change how certain groups of people feel toward law enforcement. Tugg You are assuming that the people that have no respect toward law enforcement have that feeling be...

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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 18, 2022 9:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Minneapolis area police officer sentenced
Replies: 75
Views: 4032

Re: Minneapolis area police officer sentenced

Why is it so hard to just do what the officer tells you to do? Maybe your question should be, why is it so hard to just pull the correct weapon from your belt? No need if you respect law enforcement. What gets lost in these situations (be design) is how people feel toward law enforcement and how it...

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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 18, 2022 10:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Celebrity Crush
Replies: 39
Views: 3417

Re: Celebrity Crush

seb146 wrote:
Blake Anderson. I don't know why. I get all sweaty and lose all sense of time when he is on. He just does something to me.


Not Adam Levine? LOL

I have a thing for Tea Leoni she is so ready for Freddy.

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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 18, 2022 10:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Attempted Assassination in Louisville
Replies: 41
Views: 2425

Re: Attempted Assassination in Louisville

Now now now, let's just hold up people. I'm going to wait until ALL the facts are out. I'm sure there are things that haven't been released yet, that's how it goes, right Nik? Of course, when the roles are reversed it seems that we are going to ignore it happened. Cool by me. He is still going to j...

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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 18, 2022 5:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Attempted Assassination in Louisville
Replies: 41
Views: 2425

Re: Attempted Assassination in Louisville

Devil's advocate: I wonder if this was less an "assassination attempt" and more of a "self defense" while defending himself during a struggle? Or "but I didn't know the gun was loaded" which we hear all to often when a child is murdered or "I thought the safety wa...

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