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by casinterest
Thu Oct 27, 2022 4:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden Today: "Unfair" Airline "Junk Fees" Hit Low Income and "POC" Hardest
Replies: 85
Views: 4810

Re: Biden Today: "Unfair" Airline "Junk Fees" Hit Low Income and "POC" Hardest

I see no stats from you refuting the point that Junk Fees hit low income people and people of color hardest due to the history of racism in this country. Is there any evidence the fees are directed at any specific group? They might be economically regressive, but that doesn’t mean they are aimed at...

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 27, 2022 4:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden Today: "Unfair" Airline "Junk Fees" Hit Low Income and "POC" Hardest
Replies: 85
Views: 4810

Re: Biden Today: "Unfair" Airline "Junk Fees" Hit Low Income and "POC" Hardest

if thinking is destroying the world , why are their districts so successful? you ignored the fact that their dsitricts have the higher GDP, Higher Income, and Higer Educations. You forget horrible pollution and homelessness on purpose? Have you walked around SF lately? I wouldn't be bragging about ...

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 27, 2022 3:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden Today: "Unfair" Airline "Junk Fees" Hit Low Income and "POC" Hardest
Replies: 85
Views: 4810

Re: Biden Today: "Unfair" Airline "Junk Fees" Hit Low Income and "POC" Hardest

How are they destroying rural america throught thinking, planning, education, and developement? The only divide is that Rural America can't stand that they want everyone to leave them alone, and then complain when people move to the cities to leave them alone. Here is what I said, since you didn't ...

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 27, 2022 3:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden Today: "Unfair" Airline "Junk Fees" Hit Low Income and "POC" Hardest
Replies: 85
Views: 4810

Re: Biden Today: "Unfair" Airline "Junk Fees" Hit Low Income and "POC" Hardest

Part if the problem is no one reads what they are buying, specifically when making online purchases. Pretty everyone just clicks "accept terms and conditions" and moves on. You could spell out all the fees and extras in 48 size font and still people would not read it. For the most part I ...

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 27, 2022 3:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden Today: "Unfair" Airline "Junk Fees" Hit Low Income and "POC" Hardest
Replies: 85
Views: 4810

Re: Biden Today: "Unfair" Airline "Junk Fees" Hit Low Income and "POC" Hardest

you mean the ones that have a higher GDP, income , and education than most of the rest of the US? Funny though their thinking and their world view is destroying the economy and dividing the nation further. Your insult of rural America not withstanding. How are they destroying rural america throught...

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 27, 2022 2:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden Today: "Unfair" Airline "Junk Fees" Hit Low Income and "POC" Hardest
Replies: 85
Views: 4810

Re: Biden Today: "Unfair" Airline "Junk Fees" Hit Low Income and "POC" Hardest

Flying is a privilege it's not a right. Its not any governments job to make flying affordable, the market decides the price. We all know this but the Democratic base is made up of people that think like people in Kamala and Nancy's far left districts in California. you mean the ones that have a hig...

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 27, 2022 1:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden restores Obama era drilling safety regulations
Replies: 4
Views: 998

Re: Biden restores Obama era drilling safety regulations

Lol. ' I want to massively object to the safety regulations that stand in the way of my greed but if I can't do it anonymously then everyone will know if was me! ' :hissyfit: Yeah, I don't get this. Early in my career, I worked in the water treatment industry. Each facility had a person of record w...

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 27, 2022 1:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden Today: "Unfair" Airline "Junk Fees" Hit Low Income and "POC" Hardest
Replies: 85
Views: 4810

Re: Biden Today: "Unfair" Airline "Junk Fees" Hit Low Income and "POC" Hardest

I have NO IDEA how to categorize this... This is definitely related to commercial aviation., and could possibly end up as regulation, but it is also political. Says that Airline fees for things like extra legroom impact Low-Income and "People of Color" the most. https://twitter.com/greg_p...

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 27, 2022 12:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 83
Views: 3090

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Visionaries

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 27, 2022 12:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden Today: "Unfair" Airline "Junk Fees" Hit Low Income and "POC" Hardest
Replies: 85
Views: 4810

Re: Biden Today: "Unfair" Airline "Junk Fees" Hit Low Income and "POC" Hardest

Flying is a privilege it's not a right. Its not any governments job to make flying affordable, the market decides the price. In some cases it's something in between, e.g., when there are no viable alternatives. Washington, DC, to NYC? Sure, car, train, bus. DC to Europe? Not so much, although a car...

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by casinterest
Wed Oct 26, 2022 11:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden Today: "Unfair" Airline "Junk Fees" Hit Low Income and "POC" Hardest
Replies: 85
Views: 4810

Re: Biden Today: "Unfair" Airline "Junk Fees" Hit Low Income and "POC" Hardest

Well, that twitter account was apparently a low infomation person, or just intentially misleading to detract from the very real benefits of what is being saught after. Here is a synopsis of the whole event. https://apnews.com/article/inflation-biden-business-economy-government-and-politics-39153f8d6...

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by casinterest
Wed Oct 26, 2022 4:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hu Jintao: ex-president escorted out of China party congress
Replies: 36
Views: 3744

Re: Hu Jintao: ex-president escorted out of China party congress

The closing argument rings true after watching Putin do what he has done to Russia and Ukraine. Thanks for your interesting comments on this thread. What is interesting to me is Putin knows if he loses power his most likely fate will be a slow death by poison or a quick death by a bullet to the hea...

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by casinterest
Wed Oct 26, 2022 4:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brand loyality
Replies: 118
Views: 6563

Re: Brand loyality

Cars: Honda:
Airlines: Delta
Laundry Detergent: Tide
Salt: Morton

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by casinterest
Wed Oct 26, 2022 1:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 83
Views: 3090

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Progressives

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by casinterest
Tue Oct 25, 2022 3:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Arizona vigilantes are guarding ballot boxes.
Replies: 36
Views: 3306

Re: Arizona vigilantes are guarding ballot boxes.

This is why the people responsible for the big lie all need to face justice. Too many people with less than average common sense are creating a danger for their fellow citizens.

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by casinterest
Tue Oct 25, 2022 1:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 83
Views: 3090

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Position

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by casinterest
Tue Oct 25, 2022 12:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CA Cop cites STOCK Hyundai Elantra for being too loud
Replies: 35
Views: 1724

Re: CA Cop cites STOCK Hyundai Elantra for being too loud

I have seen issues like this hit an HOA twice in my lifetime. The boyfriend has a load muffler, everyone hears him coming and going into the neighborhood. Everyone complains to the HOA. HOA tells the complainers to contact the cops for the local noise ordinance. Eventually the boyfriend is pulled ov...

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by casinterest
Tue Oct 25, 2022 12:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Boomer in the Arabian Sea
Replies: 28
Views: 2471

Re: US Boomer in the Arabian Sea

Maybe the Russians "lost" a submarine around there and they're helping "look" for it? :bigthumbsup: Ah, re-reading The Hunt for Red October for probably the 20th time right now. ;) "One ping only!" Are the remaining 2 Seawolves back out on patrol now? "Captain sca...

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by casinterest
Mon Oct 24, 2022 9:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CA Cop cites STOCK Hyundai Elantra for being too loud
Replies: 35
Views: 1724

Re: CA Cop cites STOCK Hyundai Elantra for being too loud

After reading the car and driver report, I think Hyundai, and state officials should have their experts present for the next test. If the car fails, hyundai has to recall it, if it passes, then the state was incorrect. I think if the man was in "Track" Mode while driving on the streets, h...

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by casinterest
Mon Oct 24, 2022 8:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CA Cop cites STOCK Hyundai Elantra for being too loud
Replies: 35
Views: 1724

Re: CA Cop cites STOCK Hyundai Elantra for being too loud

After reading the car and driver report, I think Hyundai, and state officials should have their experts present for the next test. If the car fails, hyundai has to recall it, if it passes, then the state was incorrect. I think if the man was in "Track" Mode while driving on the streets, he...

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by casinterest
Mon Oct 24, 2022 8:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hu Jintao: ex-president escorted out of China party congress
Replies: 36
Views: 3744

Re: Hu Jintao: ex-president escorted out of China party congress

It's interesting to me how afraid the Western media is to say much about this. This is akin to two Secret Service guys going up to Obama at Trump's inauguration and escorting him away, with Obama not being heard from after. Could you imagine what the media would say about that? Q: How do you know w...

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by casinterest
Mon Oct 24, 2022 3:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Boomer in the Arabian Sea
Replies: 28
Views: 2471

Re: US Boomer in the Arabian Sea

"Stealthiest U.S. submarine makes rare appearance in Arabian Sea". https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics/International-relations/Indo-Pacific/Stealthiest-U.S.-submarine-makes-rare-appearance-in-Arabian-Sea Not often a US Ohio Class SSBM is seen out on patrol. " U.S. Central Command tweete...

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by casinterest
Mon Oct 24, 2022 3:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The first Toyota Sienna ad from 1997
Replies: 1
Views: 355

Re: The first Toyota Sienna ad from 1997

It was actually a cute and on target ad. PRetty much sums up the joys and trials of parenthood and the mini van.
I actually know people that loved their minivan so much that they bought another after their kids were gone.

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by casinterest
Mon Oct 24, 2022 2:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hu Jintao: ex-president escorted out of China party congress
Replies: 36
Views: 3744

Re: Hu Jintao: ex-president escorted out of China party congress

It's interesting to me how afraid the Western media is to say much about this. This is akin to two Secret Service guys going up to Obama at Trump's inauguration and escorting him away, with Obama not being heard from after. Could you imagine what the media would say about that? Chinese official med...

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by casinterest
Mon Oct 24, 2022 2:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 83
Views: 3090

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Comments

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 21, 2022 9:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 576
Views: 36366

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

Here is a link to the Trump letter: https://cdn.nucleusfiles.com/27/27b7896f-01c5-4609-93c7-742e5cb22e96/830-am-final-january-6th-committee-letter14446.pdf In case anyone needs it, here is a link to a site where someone spent the time to debunk all the ridiculous claims. All of which have long been...

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 21, 2022 7:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 576
Views: 36366

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

Trump was formally subpoenaed by the Jan 6 committee today. So the ball is In his court now. This is his opportunity to speak in defense of himself. We'll see if he takes it. https://news.yahoo.com/jan-6-panel-issues-subpoena-174634461.html I can't wait to see the tirade over the weekend. In the me...

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 21, 2022 4:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Boomer in the Arabian Sea
Replies: 28
Views: 2471

Re: US Boomer in the Arabian Sea

"Stealthiest U.S. submarine makes rare appearance in Arabian Sea". https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics/International-relations/Indo-Pacific/Stealthiest-U.S.-submarine-makes-rare-appearance-in-Arabian-Sea Not often a US Ohio Class SSBM is seen out on patrol. " U.S. Central Command tweete...

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 21, 2022 4:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Driving habits of US citizens
Replies: 100
Views: 4311

Re: Driving habits of US citizens

Having Driven abroad, I will not say that US drivers are that bad. They are downright amazing compared to some places I have been. However we have issus. The continuously texting drivers that slow down traffic while staring at phones in rush hour. The women doing their makeup in the mornings while d...

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 21, 2022 4:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The lesser car rental companies
Replies: 23
Views: 1370

Re: The lesser car rental companies

I am enjoying this thread. My wife used sixt one time, but her experience wasn't the greatest during Covid,. in West Palm. I think it was just the car shortage and staff shortage but the price was good when I booked it. Prior to covid I used Hertz all the time. I once when 1 hour with a hertz worker...

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 21, 2022 4:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 395
Views: 16392

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

grade

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 21, 2022 4:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rant on fees and taxes on car rentals, hotels
Replies: 35
Views: 2468

Re: Rant on fees and taxes on car rentals, hotels

And people always wonder why Florida has no State Income tax :) Fees are a pain, and i wish for more transparency. However once you have committed to a trip, parking and others are just a cost associated with it. I once stayed in Times Square, and they wanted 90 bucks a night to park the car. So I d...

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 20, 2022 12:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 395
Views: 16392

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Sappy

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 20, 2022 12:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 576
Views: 36366

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

In John Eastman's lawsuit to block his privileged Trump communications from being released to the Jan 6 Committee, Judge Carter has ordered the release of 8 e-mails under the crime-fraud exemption to privilege. The first 4 e-mails reference the many lawsuits filed after the 2020 election, as a pote...

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 20, 2022 12:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Sanctuary’ cities navigate migrant influx from GOP states
Replies: 165
Views: 8571

Re: ‘Sanctuary’ cities navigate migrant influx from GOP states

People are using weasel words instead of having a real debate. “Intruder” becomes “asylum seeker” becomes “undocumented American.” These things are virtually synonymous. A asylum seeker is currently defined as anyone who wants to have a life in the US. That’s open borders. Do you realize what you j...

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by casinterest
Wed Oct 19, 2022 5:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 395
Views: 16392

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Comittee

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by casinterest
Wed Oct 19, 2022 4:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Sanctuary’ cities navigate migrant influx from GOP states
Replies: 165
Views: 8571

Re: ‘Sanctuary’ cities navigate migrant influx from GOP states

I never said liberal's demanded "open borders". Mainly for the reason I stated - they aren't that stupid. So is my statement correct or not - "that based on our current policy, at least a billion people could rightfully claim asylum in the US. They just have to get here". Am I w...

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by casinterest
Wed Oct 19, 2022 1:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 576
Views: 36366

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

Special Master Judge Dearie asks Trump counsel, "where's the beef? I need some beef." He was commenting on perplexing claims of privilege asserted by Trump, in the document logs. He also pointed out that simultaneous claims of executive privilege and personal records were contradictory, a...

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by casinterest
Wed Oct 19, 2022 1:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Durham loses case against Steele Dossier source
Replies: 5
Views: 479

Re: Durham loses case against Steele Dossier source

The cult menbers will not care. Durham is weak and a RINO. :) All of the coverups of Trump's inability to do anything other than evade the real investigation into exactly how much and why did his staff and or himself collude with Russia during the 2016 race. We know Russia wanted to interfere. One j...

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by casinterest
Tue Oct 18, 2022 8:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 735
Views: 29627

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - 2022

We are at a point where there is still an emergency for those that haven't been vaccinated and boosted. Those that have been vaccinated and boosted/ or have recently caught a variant are going to be ok, The mix is due to people not following through with thier own health requirements. Just recently...

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by casinterest
Tue Oct 18, 2022 7:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Sanctuary’ cities navigate migrant influx from GOP states
Replies: 165
Views: 8571

Re: ‘Sanctuary’ cities navigate migrant influx from GOP states

I never said liberal's demanded "open borders". Mainly for the reason I stated - they aren't that stupid. So is my statement correct or not - "that based on our current policy, at least a billion people could rightfully claim asylum in the US. They just have to get here". Am I w...

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by casinterest
Tue Oct 18, 2022 5:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 395
Views: 16392

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Harvest

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by casinterest
Tue Oct 18, 2022 3:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Sanctuary’ cities navigate migrant influx from GOP states
Replies: 165
Views: 8571

Re: ‘Sanctuary’ cities navigate migrant influx from GOP states

Too many people. If we can help raise the standard of living, the birth rate will go down. The Chinese were a very poor nation and implemented strict birth control. They showed it can be done. Too many people, or just not enough problem solvers? Population of over 1 billion in China and India, both...

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by casinterest
Tue Oct 18, 2022 3:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 10421
Views: 775679

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Twitter on Tuesday that in the past eight days, 30% of Ukraine's power stations had been destroyed, "causing massive blackouts across the country". https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-63297239 Destroyed? I hope that is mistranslation. I am a bit su...

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by casinterest
Tue Oct 18, 2022 3:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Sanctuary’ cities navigate migrant influx from GOP states
Replies: 165
Views: 8571

Re: ‘Sanctuary’ cities navigate migrant influx from GOP states

Liberals aren't stupid. They realize that saying "open borders" is the surest way for the conservatives to take back the Presidency and Congress. Can you tell me if my earlier statement is incorrect - that based on our current policy, at least a billion people could rightfully claim asylu...

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by casinterest
Mon Oct 17, 2022 8:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 10421
Views: 775679

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Russia's representative in Donetsk shows just how brainwashed and warped (some) Russian thinking is. What he says would be accurate if it were applied to Russia and Putin: https://twitter.com/JuliaDavisNews/status/1579820810751324160 Wow, He Went full third reich or full Stalin there. Take your pick.

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by casinterest
Mon Oct 17, 2022 4:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 10421
Views: 775679

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Looks like Russia is going Kamikazi on their own citizens. and possibly working towards bringing Belarus further into the fold. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2022/10/17/ukraine-news-russia-war-latest-belarus-putin-fighting-donetsk/ The Russian Defense Ministry said both crew members of the ...

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by casinterest
Mon Oct 17, 2022 4:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Top EXEC at Trump’s Truth Social says Company engaged is massive crimes
Replies: 11
Views: 852

Re: Former Top EXEC at Trump’s Truth Social says Company engaged is massive crimes

Another case of backroom deals that will take years to catch up on. Ther fact that a private company went pubic with a money draining business plan, on the promises of followers is crazy. The fact that a SPAC was the intended savior of such a business plan is what makes it illegal, becasue no one wo...

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by casinterest
Mon Oct 17, 2022 4:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elon Musk ~ Twitter ~ SpaceX ~ Tesla ~ Starlink ~ Optimus
Replies: 21
Views: 1250

Re: Elon Musk ~ Twitter ~ SpaceX ~ Tesla ~ Starlink ~ Optimus

Musk has been forced to buy twitter, now he will be forced to X-spend a lot of money to X-tend his investment in his X-brand.
I think at this point Musk realizes it was not a great investment, but he has a chance to make it better.

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by casinterest
Mon Oct 17, 2022 2:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Reversal of Mini Budget
Replies: 189
Views: 8603

Re: Semi reversal of Mini Budget

wow 45% for top earners. That is quite a steep one. Does that include the health insurance or no?

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