Search found 15485 matches

by casinterest
Thu Jul 14, 2022 3:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrats denying Green Party Ballot Access in NC
Replies: 61
Views: 2757

Re: Democrats denying Green Party Ballot Access in NC

The Green party has a lot larger threshold to cross. Their numbers are barely above the required. There are issues I have with the local county board members verifying the votes, and then going back and finding issues, but they are raising the flags, so while the investigation is ongoing, I think t...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Thu Jul 14, 2022 3:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrats denying Green Party Ballot Access in NC
Replies: 61
Views: 2757

Re: Democrats denying Green Party Ballot Access in NC

I gotta raise the BS flag on what is going on here. If the signatures were fradulent, why were democratic operatives calling the people who signed and trying to get them to recant, and why did these democratic operatives lie and say they were from the Green Party? If fraud was suspected, the proper...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Thu Jul 14, 2022 2:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gasoline prices, it hurts.
Replies: 682
Views: 45497

Re: Gasoline prices, it hurts.

https://tradingeconomics.com/commodity/crude-oil

For those keeping score the price has dropped almost 25% from the 120 dollar high.

Another Rate Hike may be coming from the Fed.
-->

Oil has plummeted back close to 90 bucks



https://tradingeconomics.com/commodity/crude-oil

For those keeping score the price has dropped almost 25% from the 120 dollar high.

Another Rate Hike may be coming from the Fed.

Jump to post
by casinterest
Thu Jul 14, 2022 1:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dominoes Pizza
Replies: 57
Views: 2757

Re: Dominoes Pizza

johns624 wrote:
It's better than Little Caesars, but that's damning with faint praise.


Yep, that about covers my comments on it.

Jump to post
by casinterest
Thu Jul 14, 2022 1:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrats denying Green Party Ballot Access in NC
Replies: 61
Views: 2757

Re: Democrats denying Green Party Ballot Access in NC

Here is more on what is occurring. The green party lost status after failing to obtain sufficient numbers of votes in 2020 elections, and their signature sheets wreak of fraud. That 2 republican members actually voted for allowing it, is quite telling. https://www.wral.com/green-party-left-off-nc-b...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jul 13, 2022 8:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 150
Views: 4233

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Sacks

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jul 13, 2022 7:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden sells 1 million barrels of oil to China
Replies: 57
Views: 2566

Re: Biden sells 1 million barrels of oil to China

But lets just say that we reopen the keystone pipeline, and reopen all the drilling permits Biden canceled. Open up new drilling, off the coast of California, Alaska, Montana etc. There is PLENTY of oil right here in the USA. We DO NOT need to be involved in the foreign oil market what so ever. We ...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jul 13, 2022 7:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Social Media Etiquette
Replies: 12
Views: 637

Re: Social Media Etiquette

Are you sure it is your friend, and not someone who hijacked the account for Spam mining purposes?

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jul 13, 2022 4:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden sells 1 million barrels of oil to China
Replies: 57
Views: 2566

Re: Biden sells 1 million barrels of oil to China

The SPR was never created to manipulate the price of oil. AND that's exactly what it's being used for now. The export of oil and natural gas DOES increase the price to US consumers. Oil companies on the other hand make out like bandits. It's actually cheaper to buy a $100 barrel of oil from Nigeria...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jul 13, 2022 3:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrats denying Green Party Ballot Access in NC
Replies: 61
Views: 2757

Re: Democrats denying Green Party Ballot Access in NC

Here is more on what is occurring. The green party lost status after failing to obtain sufficient numbers of votes in 2020 elections, and their signature sheets wreak of fraud. That 2 republican members actually voted for allowing it, is quite telling. https://www.wral.com/green-party-left-off-nc-ba...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jul 13, 2022 3:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 496
Views: 23756

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

Just my 2 cents, but I highly doubt Trump will be brought to trail on these hearing. First of all the from what I have seen all those who have testified has been pretty much hearsay, which is inadmissible. Additionally, it would be next to impossible to find an impartial jury to sit on the case. Th...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jul 13, 2022 3:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden sells 1 million barrels of oil to China
Replies: 57
Views: 2566

Re: Biden sells 1 million barrels of oil to China

My whole point is why sell it at all? Shouldn't it have been kept in the USA and refined here for use by Americans? Gas prices are killing us here. My next door neighbor just spent over $200 to fill up his GMC Yukon. With closing all those oil pipelines, and environmental regulations on drilling it...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jul 13, 2022 3:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden sells 1 million barrels of oil to China
Replies: 57
Views: 2566

Re: Biden sells 1 million barrels of oil to China

My whole point is why sell it at all? Shouldn't it have been kept in the USA and refined here for use by Americans? Gas prices are killing us here. My next door neighbor just spent over $200 to fill up his GMC Yukon. With closing all those oil pipelines, and environmental regulations on drilling it...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jul 13, 2022 2:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden sells 1 million barrels of oil to China
Replies: 57
Views: 2566

Re: Biden sells 1 million barrels of oil to China

[The SPR is far from depleted. Per the article above the current amount is around 538 million barrels. We still have a lot more oil left. https://www.eia.gov/todayinenergy/images/2022.03.08/main.svg Well it will be a lot lower in 4 months as Biden is releasing 1 million barrels a day from the SPR. ...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jul 13, 2022 2:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden sells 1 million barrels of oil to China
Replies: 57
Views: 2566

Re: Biden sells 1 million barrels of oil to China

1 million barrels of oil is nothing really - China consumes 14 million barrels of oil A DAY. That being said exports of energy to the PRC IMO does not serve the strategic interests of the US. It helps hide the true extent of our trade imbalance. We send them raw materials( timber, waste paper, oil ...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Tue Jul 12, 2022 6:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden sells 1 million barrels of oil to China
Replies: 57
Views: 2566

Re: Biden sells 1 million barrels of oil to China

So wait, we actually exported a product to China , and the nutjobs are all upset? What a bunch of uneducated fools.

Jump to post
by casinterest
Tue Jul 12, 2022 3:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 150
Views: 4233

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

figure

Jump to post
by casinterest
Tue Jul 12, 2022 3:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 - Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 598
Views: 68258

Re: COVID-19 - Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

Looks like the US may offer the 2nd booster to all adults in the face of rising BA.4/5 hospitalizations. https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/biden-admin-may-offer-2nd-covid-booster-shot-adults-rcna37791 The Biden administration is considering a plan that would allow all adults to get a second...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Mon Jul 11, 2022 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas educators have proposed that slavery should be taught as “involuntary relocation"
Replies: 45
Views: 2993

Re: Texas educators have proposed that slavery should be taught as “involuntary relocation"

Reread what we are talking about. This is not about the stupid "involuntary relocation" crap in Texas. This is about the division in the US. you are the one talking about a power struggle in DC. DC is not where the issue is. The issue starts locally with bad ideas by bad people, and this ...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Mon Jul 11, 2022 5:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas educators have proposed that slavery should be taught as “involuntary relocation"
Replies: 45
Views: 2993

Re: Texas educators have proposed that slavery should be taught as “involuntary relocation"

There have always been regions differences. After all the US is republic of 50 "independent" states. Most laws in US are state laws. It's making the news because of the power struggle in DC. It's making the news because it is a stupid idea in state that came up with a stupid law to crimin...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Mon Jul 11, 2022 5:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas educators have proposed that slavery should be taught as “involuntary relocation"
Replies: 45
Views: 2993

Re: Texas educators have proposed that slavery should be taught as “involuntary relocation"

The disparities are not that great among the masses. Of course there are the extremes on both sides, but they are the small minority. The disparities are driven by the media (all sides) to sell ads. Most Americans are tolerant of all walks of life, contrary to what you read hear and in the news. IM...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Mon Jul 11, 2022 5:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Waterfall faucets - Yay or nay?
Replies: 14
Views: 1232

Re: Waterfall faucets - Yay or nay?

They are nice niche pieces for a foyer or a restaurant, but they make absolutely no sense in a standard bathroom for shaving, brushing teeth.....

Jump to post
by casinterest
Mon Jul 11, 2022 4:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 150
Views: 4233

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

rivalry

Jump to post
by casinterest
Mon Jul 11, 2022 3:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unborn and HOV lanes
Replies: 37
Views: 2476

Re: Unborn and HOV lanes

Well, I will let a judge decide it, but it does bring up interesting questions about child tax deductions, life insurance and a host of other problems for the health care in those backwards states. As for HOV lanes, I think they work for the commuting hours. the issue is that they need to be done li...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Sat Jul 09, 2022 2:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elon Musk Backing Out of Twitter Deal
Replies: 50
Views: 2915

Re: Elon Musk Backing Out of Twitter Deal

I figured Musk would back out. He was too full of crap for this purchase and landed far more headaches than product on this one. The lawyers will have a field day.

Jump to post
by casinterest
Sat Jul 09, 2022 2:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Tony Sirico aka Paulie Walnuts
Replies: 6
Views: 510

Re: RIP Tony Sirico aka Paulie Walnuts

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sc1JP6OaeE8
-->

RIP. A great actor, and highly enjoyable watching on the Sopranos. His character was one of the last left alive :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sc1JP6OaeE8

Jump to post
by casinterest
Fri Jul 08, 2022 7:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 150
Views: 4233

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Fratelli

Jump to post
by casinterest
Fri Jul 08, 2022 6:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade
Replies: 1085
Views: 48472

Re: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade

So we have a case where a 10 year old girl in Ohio was raped and got pregnant, Because of the sick perverted laws in Ohio, she had to leave the state for an abortion. This is just the beginning. I have nothing but disgust and contempt for the people on this site who are so sick that they believe th...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Fri Jul 08, 2022 5:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SCOTUS about to decide on EPA emissions regulations
Replies: 90
Views: 3855

Re: SCOTUS about to decide on EPA emissions regulations

What most believe doesn’t matter, it’s what was written in the law, not what the EPA’s interpretation, the LAW as written in 1970. Congress did not, could not, have expected the EPA to regulate carbon emissions then. Congress could write a new law specifying how the EPA should do so. Laws are writt...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Fri Jul 08, 2022 5:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SCOTUS to hear Case on State Run Federal Elections
Replies: 23
Views: 1549

Re: SCOTUS to hear Case on State Run Federal Elections

The issue at play here is that the Political party in charge gets to reinforce their majority by gerrymandering. At some point the issue would have to be litigated that the power of the people has been bypassed by the leaders. Government is of the people, by the people and for the people. Such Gerry...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Fri Jul 08, 2022 3:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe fatally shot
Replies: 30
Views: 2518

Re: Former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe fatally shot

Always Tragic when someone's life is taken so callously.
It doesn't make much sense to me as Abe was out of power, and was of course still politically active, but not running things.

Jump to post
by casinterest
Fri Jul 08, 2022 12:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World’s Thinnest Watch
Replies: 32
Views: 1233

Re: World’s Thinnest Watch

I’d imagine the investment in time and research to make this movement would run to some serious cash, a Swiss watchmaker would be a lot more expensive than $500 in labour, this isn’t a machine made movement, it’s hand made/assembled and finished, that said it’s not my cup of tea. It still isn't a m...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Thu Jul 07, 2022 8:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World’s Thinnest Watch
Replies: 32
Views: 1233

Re: World’s Thinnest Watch

It's an exclusive club for people with money to waste. There is no real functionality there, just prestige in ordering a rare 50$ worth of materials device, with maybe 500$ of labor. I’d imagine the investment in time and research to make this movement would run to some serious cash, a Swiss watchm...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Thu Jul 07, 2022 7:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: James Caan has passed away.
Replies: 6
Views: 549

Re: James Caan has passed away.

Talented Actor. A Great Life. RIP James Caan.

There is an ELF out there that is inconsolable.

Jump to post
by casinterest
Thu Jul 07, 2022 1:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World’s Thinnest Watch
Replies: 32
Views: 1233

Re: World’s Thinnest Watch

It's an exclusive club for people with money to waste. There is no real functionality there, just prestige in ordering a rare 50$ worth of materials device, with maybe 500$ of labor.

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jul 06, 2022 4:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SCOTUS about to decide on EPA emissions regulations
Replies: 90
Views: 3855

Re: SCOTUS about to decide on EPA emissions regulations

That's just what Europe thought too. But what comes first - the chicken or the egg? They guessed wrong and they are reactivating closed coal plants and praying that Putin doesn't turn the lights out. Now that is an example of irrationality. We can't close all the US coal plants until adequate power...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Tue Jul 05, 2022 7:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gasoline prices, it hurts.
Replies: 682
Views: 45497

Re: Gasoline prices, it hurts.

And today the hammer is starting to fall. Oil plunged below 100 a barrel . First time since may. With the Oil induced recession on the horizon, o il has a new problem. They are probably already producing too much oil to meet demand. https://www.barrons.com/articles/crude-oil-prices-recession-5165702...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Tue Jul 05, 2022 4:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 150
Views: 4233

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Desolate

Jump to post
by casinterest
Tue Jul 05, 2022 4:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Shockwave" Accident at Air Show
Replies: 13
Views: 1916

Re: "Shockwave" Accident at Air Show

MohawkWeekend wrote:
Was the truck still powered by 3 afterburning Westinghouse J-34's?



According to the video I posted, yes. Stacked in a triangle.

Jump to post
by casinterest
Tue Jul 05, 2022 2:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 4th of July Mass shooting in Chicago suburb
Replies: 63
Views: 3548

Re: 4th of July Mass shooting in Chicago suburb

More Guns = more deaths. This crime obviously had a mentally unstable individual as the catalyst, but the gun was obtained legally. So there you have it. Legal Gun owner goes insane again and dozens of people pay the price with 6 paying the ultimate price. Nothing will change this math until we have...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Mon Jul 04, 2022 4:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Shockwave" Accident at Air Show
Replies: 13
Views: 1916

Re: "Shockwave" Accident at Air Show

Good Post by Juan Browne on the incident. He does a full analysis of how the rig worked, and then shows starting at 8:30 what seemed to happen in the accident. The drogue parachute was out right as the truck overtook the plane, which indicates a failure of some sort, and I imagine it was the tires s...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Sun Jul 03, 2022 1:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade
Replies: 1085
Views: 48472

Re: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade

Just heard on the radio this morning that a 10 year old girl has been denied abortion in Ohio. There's so much wrong in just that one line. SMH. The pro-lifers must be really proud. The abuse and cruelty to the already born is their point. It is no longer a private medical decision and child protec...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Sat Jul 02, 2022 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 665
Views: 15362

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - 2022

So after having avoided it for 2 years and 3 months. I finally caught COVID-19 a few weeks ago. I imagine it was Omicron 4 or 5. Started with a sore throat, then Chills, Fever, aches. And finally I succumbed for a 6 day bought with the worst of it before finally testing clear. I still am coughing u...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Sat Jul 02, 2022 5:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 665
Views: 15362

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - 2022

So after having avoided it for 2 years and 3 months. I finally caught COVID-19 a few weeks ago. I imagine it was Omicron 4 or 5. Started with a sore throat, then Chills, Fever, aches. And finally I succumbed for a 6 day bought with the worst of it before finally testing clear. I still am coughing u...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Sat Jul 02, 2022 5:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 665
Views: 15362

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - 2022

So after having avoided it for 2 years and 3 months. I finally caught COVID-19 a few weeks ago. I imagine it was Omicron 4 or 5. Started with a sore throat, then Chills, Fever, aches. And finally I succumbed for a 6 day bought with the worst of it before finally testing clear. I still am coughing up...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Sat Jul 02, 2022 5:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SCOTUS about to decide on EPA emissions regulations
Replies: 90
Views: 3855

Re: SCOTUS about to decide on EPA emissions regulations

Where is the vote that shows such high support for whatever actions you claim are popular? Where is the democracy? As stated above, even the majority of Republicans voters support increasing the use of alternative energy. But that's not represented by Republican Congress critters, who are supportin...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Sat Jul 02, 2022 5:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 496
Views: 23756

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

This version seems plausible. If Trump was upset and irate, and cussing out his security detail, he may have jumped forward in his seat to more fully assert himself, but without the intention of grabbing the wheel or assaulting anyone. Ultimately we need to get everyone on the record, under oath. T...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Sat Jul 02, 2022 4:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 150
Views: 4233

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Troll

Jump to post
by casinterest
Sat Jul 02, 2022 4:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 496
Views: 23756

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

Looks like their is corroboration of Hutchinson's account from within the SS itself. https://www.cnn.com/2022/07/01/politics/secret-service-lunging-incident/index.html? "He had sort of lunged forward -- it was unclear from the conversations I had that he actually made physical contact, but he ...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Fri Jul 01, 2022 8:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas educators have proposed that slavery should be taught as “involuntary relocation"
Replies: 45
Views: 2993

Re: Texas educators have proposed that slavery should be taught as “involuntary relocation"

I guess Texas will be rewriting the Alamo story as the involuntary loss to Mexico.

Jump to post