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by seb146
Tue Aug 09, 2022 7:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Election deniers seek Secretary of State
Replies: 30
Views: 2025

Re: Election deniers seek Secretary of State

Because Woke Liberals are much smarter and much more clever than the GOP. That would be my answer :) This is why the election fraud conspiracy theories have to be so elaborate, and why the voting machines are involved. As the My Pillow guy said, the machines were compromised in such a way as to reg...

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by seb146
Tue Aug 09, 2022 7:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brittney Griner Sentenced to 9 yrs
Replies: 116
Views: 6782

Re: Brittney Griner Sentenced to 9 yrs

She took a second job to support her family. Isn't that what we are supposed to do? Don't make enough money? Get another job! She did. As far as the cannisters, how many times have you packed a bag for a long weekend upstate, got to your hotel and found something in one of the side pockets you forg...

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by seb146
Thu Aug 04, 2022 5:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade
Replies: 1133
Views: 55036

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

I'll never have anyone tell me that America isn't a backwards country. And when I've said that before on here before and was warned. Amazing that a minority percentage of people want to and are able to take basic human rights away from the majority. Abortion is a human right as defined by an interp...

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by seb146
Thu Aug 04, 2022 5:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brittney Griner Sentenced to 9 yrs
Replies: 116
Views: 6782

Re: Brittney Griner Sentenced to 9 yrs

She took a second job to support her family. Isn't that what we are supposed to do? Don't make enough money? Get another job! She did. As far as the cannisters, how many times have you packed a bag for a long weekend upstate, got to your hotel and found something in one of the side pockets you forgo...

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by seb146
Thu Aug 04, 2022 5:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrats denying Green Party Ballot Access in NC
Replies: 61
Views: 3182

Re: Democrats denying Green Party Ballot Access in NC

The high rate of signatures getting thrown out is one reason why I vote in person usually during early voting. Plus it is much easier than applying for an absentee ballot by mail. Seriously I have only voted absentee twice in my life when I couldn't be in my county of residence for either early vot...

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by seb146
Wed Aug 03, 2022 7:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrats denying Green Party Ballot Access in NC
Replies: 61
Views: 3182

Re: Democrats denying Green Party Ballot Access in NC

Is it really election fraud when signatures to get a candidate on the ballot are being challenged? Republicans are doing the same thing by challenging voters on voter rolls all over the country. Why no outrage over that as well? Election fraud is one person voting twice, usually for the same person...

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by seb146
Wed Aug 03, 2022 3:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 503
Views: 27123

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

New evidence has surfaced that DHS officials knew of and tolerated deletion of text messages, not only in the USSS, but in their own ranks as well. Further at least one official modified a memorandum requiring staff to turn over messages, to state instead that DHS was pleased with the level of coop...

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by seb146
Wed Aug 03, 2022 3:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Eric" for U.S. Senate in Missouri
Replies: 7
Views: 1002

Re: "Eric" for U.S. Senate in Missouri

"ERIC" wins: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2022/08/02/us/elections/results-missouri-us-senate.html > ~45% of the vote so far But, hey, if you put together BOTH Eric and Eric to make super-duper Eric you get an ERIC with 64% of the vote (so far)... :stirthepot: (Should be a satire ar...

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by seb146
Wed Aug 03, 2022 3:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nancy Pelosi going to Taiwan
Replies: 120
Views: 9101

Re: Nancy Pelosi going to Taiwan

There are several aircraft available to Congress persons wishing to travel. In today's green concious world, they take the one which is large enough for the delegation but has the smaller footprint. A 737 is the smallest civilian aircraft that could make the trip, via Hawaii. They would not do mili...

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by seb146
Tue Aug 02, 2022 8:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nancy Pelosi going to Taiwan
Replies: 120
Views: 9101

Re: Nancy Pelosi going to Taiwan

Why didn't she take AF2? There are several aircraft available to Congress persons wishing to travel. In today's green concious world, they take the one which is large enough for the delegation but has the smaller footprint. A 737 is the smallest civilian aircraft that could make the trip, via Hawai...

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by seb146
Tue Aug 02, 2022 6:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gasoline prices, it hurts.
Replies: 694
Views: 49494

Re: Gasoline prices, it hurts.

The historic price means nothing to today’s price, there’s no iron law relating the two. Different crack spreads equals different prices. Keep talking down oil industry as a having no future you get no investment in expensive things like exploration, pipelines, refineries—all require 50 year time h...

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by seb146
Mon Aug 01, 2022 2:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gasoline prices, it hurts.
Replies: 694
Views: 49494

Re: Gasoline prices, it hurts.

Yes, because putting profits back in the business owners’ pockets is so harmful. IT. IS. THEY. BOUGHT. STOCK. Then don't complain about high gas prices or inflation. I’m not complaining, the prices are the result of market forces and government actions restricting supply. Them’s the breaks. The par...

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by seb146
Sun Jul 31, 2022 4:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Walgreens Religous Exemption for Condoms
Replies: 32
Views: 2207

Re: Walgreens Religous Exemption for Condoms

For about three months when I was 24, I worked at a gas station in eastern Oregon. The second-to-last job I had before I left for good. We sold "adult" magazines and condoms and beer and were the closest off-reservation store open late that sold beer. I learned a lot. Grandmothers smoke. J...

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by seb146
Sun Jul 31, 2022 4:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Election deniers seek Secretary of State
Replies: 30
Views: 2025

Re: Election deniers seek Secretary of State

Yep, the US is getting more and more like a Banana Republic every day. It would be funny if it weren't so scary The US was demoted (by the EIU’s Institue which monitors democracies around the world) to a “flawed” country several years ago. Before Trump tried to overturn an election. You think it’s ...

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by seb146
Fri Jul 29, 2022 6:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Electoral Count Act Reform
Replies: 78
Views: 4119

Re: Electoral Count Act Reform

The "corageous" Republicans who voted with Democrats to pass this bill have been primaried. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2022/07/20/bipartisan-senators-reforms-electoral-count-act/10109653002/ They have nothing to lose since they have already lost to the extremist MAGA wing...

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by seb146
Fri Jul 29, 2022 6:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gasoline prices, it hurts.
Replies: 694
Views: 49494

Re: Gasoline prices, it hurts.

Exxon, Chevron, and Shell all record record profits. Again https://www.nytimes.com/2022/07/29/business/exxon-chevron-profit.html https://www.theguardian.com/business/2022/jul/29/oil-gas-company-profits-fuel-prices-shell-exxon-chevron https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-07-26/big-oil-set-for...

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by seb146
Fri Jul 29, 2022 6:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Election deniers seek Secretary of State
Replies: 30
Views: 2025

Re: Election deniers seek Secretary of State

I do find it interesting, to say the least, that a secretary of state can be voted in, who could say that election results of people who voted him/her in aren't valid. Of course their election was all 100% legit. But of course. "It was the other races where my cronies/buddies didn't win that w...

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by seb146
Thu Jul 28, 2022 6:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time to dump Pride?
Replies: 136
Views: 8432

Re: Time to dump Pride?

Notice no one is offended by women competing in men's sports. In fact, that is encouraged. We had women playing college football and professional hockey and managing baseball... all inspiring and should be encouraged. But, for some reason, a woman who was born male but has spent years transitioning...

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by seb146
Thu Jul 28, 2022 6:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time to dump Pride?
Replies: 136
Views: 8432

Re: Time to dump Pride?

This whole idea of "trans women are actually men and should be treated as such" by the right is exactly why we need Pride now more than ever. Nothing to do with left or right. Be honest and answer the following question: Should men who are not trans women be allowed to compete in female c...

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by seb146
Thu Jul 28, 2022 6:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Walgreens Religous Exemption for Condoms
Replies: 32
Views: 2207

Re: Walgreens Religous Exemption for Condoms

To that point: aren't there Muslims and Adventists who work in supermarkets where pork products are sold? Oh, we've already seen that to the point that the pork is taboo employees want the pork products removed off the menu or store shelves and even lawsuits. Have we? There is a "pork law"...

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by seb146
Wed Jul 27, 2022 6:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Walgreens Religous Exemption for Condoms
Replies: 32
Views: 2207

Re: Walgreens Religous Exemption for Condoms

In the UK if you buy alcohol in a supermarket and the person working at the checkout is under drinking age, they have to get a supervisor to authorise the purchase. Couldn't they just do it like this here? Sorta like 'the ground will open and I will fall into hell if I checkout condoms so I need a ...

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by seb146
Wed Jul 27, 2022 6:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lake Mead, 3rd body found and low water
Replies: 38
Views: 2475

Re: Lake Mead, 3rd body found and low water

Instead of blaming people who want to eat, why not talk about climate? Less snow in the mountains means less water behind dams. The Earth is warming. Science has proven that. https://www.climate.gov/news-features/understanding-climate/climate-change-global-temperature#:~:text=According%20to%20NOAA's...

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by seb146
Wed Jul 27, 2022 6:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time to dump Pride?
Replies: 136
Views: 8432

Re: Time to dump Pride?

Notice no one is offended by women competing in men's sports. In fact, that is encouraged. We had women playing college football and professional hockey and managing baseball... all inspiring and should be encouraged. But, for some reason, a woman who was born male but has spent years transitioning ...

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by seb146
Tue Jul 26, 2022 6:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Electoral Count Act Reform
Replies: 78
Views: 4119

Re: Electoral Count Act Reform

[ the current system does just the opposite: it allows the minority party to "run up the tally" in sparsely-populated states, without bothering to appeal to voters who make up the majority of the USA. You mean independents? Because they're the ones who decide elections: https://news.gallu...

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by seb146
Tue Jul 26, 2022 6:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pence remains mum on Jan 6 & Trump
Replies: 22
Views: 1647

Re: Pence remains mum on Jan 6 & Trump

Pence is running for President. He is waiting to throw the hammer down in a debate with Trump. Pence unfortunately is only a hero to Christians that pretend they are oppressed. I think Pence would have made a great deacon or youth leader at a church, but as a politician, he was far too loyal to the...

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by seb146
Tue Jul 26, 2022 6:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time to dump Pride?
Replies: 136
Views: 8432

Re: Time to dump Pride?

All this outrage over trans people in sports because one woman won one race one time. You have not obviously informed yourself on the topic. Multiple races won with several "women's records" broken. I get the issue and concern. I don't have an easy solution. Tugg A friend’s 13 year old da...

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by seb146
Mon Jul 25, 2022 5:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pence remains mum on Jan 6 & Trump
Replies: 22
Views: 1647

Re: Pence remains mum on Jan 6 & Trump

They are supporting rival candidates for the State Governorship. They are supposing opposing candidates in a primary, not a general election. There would be no splitting of the votes that would help a Democrat win, because there’s no Democrat running in the Republican primary. Correct--the primary ...

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by seb146
Mon Jul 25, 2022 5:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Electoral Count Act Reform
Replies: 78
Views: 4119

Re: Electoral Count Act Reform

Actually, it’s the Drmocrats trying to change the system in their favor—inefficient distribution of Democrat voters is their problem, not the Constitutional rules. Yes, get enough California Democrats to move to Wyoming where they can take advantage of the Electoral College giving Wyoming dispropor...

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by seb146
Mon Jul 25, 2022 5:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time to dump Pride?
Replies: 136
Views: 8432

Re: Time to dump Pride?

Actually, Martina is working with athletes to figure out a way trans players can compete https://www.forbes.com/sites/dawnstaceyennis/2021/09/27/martina-navratilova-wants-you-to-believe-shes-not-a-transphobe/?sh=38ec24475b2c But, again, she is a lesbian and has enjoyed a sense of peace that we gay ...

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by seb146
Sun Jul 24, 2022 3:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Electoral Count Act Reform
Replies: 78
Views: 4119

Re: Electoral Count Act Reform

No. If I had my way, the majority of people in the country would decide the president and not a handful of Republicans. Your statement makes no sense. The deciding votes are not republicans they are independents. Trump won with people that voted for Obama the election before. I have said in the pas...

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by seb146
Sat Jul 23, 2022 5:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 503
Views: 27123

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

Hypothetical question. If a President and several hundred Advisers/associates gathered in the White House and plotted a coup, would this plotting be covered by Executive Privilege. If the plotters were identified, could the President pardon them and himself. What sanction would they face up to the ...

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by seb146
Sat Jul 23, 2022 4:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airport! Movie headed back to the big screen!
Replies: 14
Views: 1206

Re: Airport! Movie headed back to the big screen!

Helen Hayes won an oscar for her role in that movie! How dare you forget that part! LOL Yes, that would be fantastic to see on the big screen!

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by seb146
Sat Jul 23, 2022 4:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Electoral Count Act Reform
Replies: 78
Views: 4119

Re: Electoral Count Act Reform

Democracy should be about people. You mean just the people in California and NY right? No, I mean "liberals" in rural areas. I mean both sides having a voice. I mean stopping this nonsense going on in some states where Republicans can simply ignore the will of the people and do whatever R...

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by seb146
Fri Jul 22, 2022 7:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Electoral Count Act Reform
Replies: 78
Views: 4119

Re: Electoral Count Act Reform

Not sure about all these other democracies you are talking about but the US needs the electoral college or small states would never have a voice in the general. Which is why it's place and not going anywhere Screw the states. States are just chunks of land. Democracy should be about people. You jus...

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by seb146
Fri Jul 22, 2022 6:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia expands Anti-LGBT laws.
Replies: 22
Views: 1996

Re: Russia expands Anti-LGBT laws.

If the Russian government is hypersensitive about gayness, there must be a reason. What is it? Why do the regime’s thoughts dwell constantly on this subject? I know from life experience what it indicates, but I’m hoping somebody else can answer (maybe an expert?). Many countries are hypersensitive ...

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by seb146
Thu Jul 21, 2022 6:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Electoral Count Act Reform
Replies: 78
Views: 4119

Re: Electoral Count Act Reform

Fake electors from seven states signed documents they were legitimate electors https://www.npr.org/2022/06/21/1106448660/trump-campaign-fake-electors-says-rep-adam-schiff Maybe the president should be forced to uphold his sworn oath to "uphold and defend the Constitution from all enemies foreig...

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by seb146
Tue Jul 19, 2022 6:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia expands Anti-LGBT laws.
Replies: 22
Views: 1996

Re: Russia expands Anti-LGBT laws.

The scary thing is how many in the US are Putinites. And I will add, such people may espouse all sorts of sexual purity dogmas, but behind the curtains they will f**k little children, rape women, have secret families, marry their horse and it will all be tolerated so long as the 'offender' is polit...

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by seb146
Tue Jul 19, 2022 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dominoes Pizza
Replies: 62
Views: 3970

Re: Dominoes Pizza

One thing that bothers me is I see ads for Marco's but I don't think we have Marco's on the West Coast. It looks as bad as Little Caesars but I would still like to try it. But I can't because they are nowhere near here. Why do companies do this? I see Popeye's ads too but they are much closer. We h...

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by seb146
Tue Jul 19, 2022 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dominoes Pizza
Replies: 62
Views: 3970

Re: Dominoes Pizza

One thing that bothers me is I see ads for Marco's but I don't think we have Marco's on the West Coast. It looks as bad as Little Caesars but I would still like to try it. But I can't because they are nowhere near here. Why do companies do this? I see Popeye's ads too but they are much closer.

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by seb146
Mon Jul 18, 2022 6:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump deciding to announce 2024 run before or after midterms
Replies: 67
Views: 4011

Re: Trump deciding to announce 2024 run before or after midterms

Let's also keep in mind that we watched him do nothing while democracy itself was under attack on January 6. He ran from his sworn oath to uphold and defend the Constitution. That right there should be enough to disqualify him from holding any elected office ever. But, he is beloved by Republicans, ...

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by seb146
Mon Jul 18, 2022 6:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade
Replies: 1133
Views: 55036

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

Women and their doctors are afraid of reporting miscarriages now https://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/blogs/stateline/2022/06/22/critics-fear-abortion-bans-could-jeopardize-health-of-pregnant-women https://www.npr.org/2022/07/03/1109015302/abortion-prosecuting-pregnancy-loss Because on...

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by seb146
Mon Jul 18, 2022 6:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time to dump Pride?
Replies: 136
Views: 8432

Re: Time to dump Pride?

It's hardly a lie: identity politics are real. The LGBTQ+ movement thrives on them! They change all the time, and it gets confusing. Nonbinary, genderqueer, agender, gender-expansive, gender fluid, gender non-conforming all mean basically the same thing: people who don't identify as either gender. ...

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by seb146
Mon Jul 18, 2022 3:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time to dump Pride?
Replies: 136
Views: 8432

Re: Time to dump Pride?

It sound more to me that we in the LGBTQ community are trying to accept everyone for who they are, who they identify as, and demanding everyone do the same. It's almost as if we want people to be left alone to live as they want without big government telling us consenting adults how to live our bes...

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by seb146
Mon Jul 18, 2022 3:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time to dump Pride?
Replies: 136
Views: 8432

Re: Time to dump Pride?

Let me be clear, I am good with "Pride" and the pride movement overall. I have watched, marched in parades over the years, as has my wife who sits on a local council, and have kids that participate now. I love and respect those that are/identify as genderqueer of every stripe. I am good w...

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by seb146
Mon Jul 18, 2022 3:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time to dump Pride?
Replies: 136
Views: 8432

Re: Time to dump Pride?

In what way is government telling you how to live your best life? Can you give a few examples? Women can not compete in women's sporting events. Women can not use women's bathrooms. MAGA SCOTUS said they will work to overturn marriage equality https://cosmosmagazine.com/people/transgender-women-in-...

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by seb146
Sun Jul 17, 2022 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrats as the Party of Life
Replies: 13
Views: 1014

Re: Democrats as the Party of Life

Here's what Republicons forget about "but... SEATTLE!!" or "but... SAN FRANCISCO!!!" or "but... PORTLAND!!!": Democratic controlled legislatures for those cities actually pass laws that cover the entire state. So, the higher minimum wage in Seattle actually helps peopl...

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by seb146
Sun Jul 17, 2022 3:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrats as the Party of Life
Replies: 13
Views: 1014

Re: Democrats as the Party of Life

Interesting that most of the fastest-growing states happen to be red. I guess a lot of people like their "assault" rifles after all. https://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/articles/2022/04/25/a-third-of-states-lost-population-in-2021 Moving to those states has zero to do with ...

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by seb146
Sun Jul 17, 2022 3:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time to dump Pride?
Replies: 136
Views: 8432

Re: Time to dump Pride?

I am so sick of this right wing lie of "identity politics". It needs to stop It's hardly a lie: identity politics are real. The LGBTQ+ movement thrives on them! They change all the time, and it gets confusing. Nonbinary, genderqueer, agender, gender-expansive, gender fluid, gender non-con...

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by seb146
Sat Jul 16, 2022 4:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time to dump Pride?
Replies: 136
Views: 8432

Re: Time to dump Pride?

I kinda don't know where else to begin with your assumption/statement. It is part of the whole "identity politics" problem that is being highlighted in this thread. That one population of whatever "group" is "not the same" or "doesn't have the same problems" ...

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by seb146
Fri Jul 15, 2022 6:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time to dump Pride?
Replies: 136
Views: 8432

Re: Time to dump Pride?

I will also point out that Martina Navratilova, a well known lesbian, has spoken out against Trans Women competing against other female athletes. And yet somehow, as arguably one of the most famous lesbians in sports history, and a supporter of LGBTQIA+ rights, she's been branded as a "bigot&q...

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