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by casinterest
Thu Nov 04, 2021 5:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8323

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Really? There are several issues at play, the school board is just one of them the memo is another. Together they make up the totality of the circumstances. You obviously are only reading my posts looking to argue with me and not understand the issue or my preceptive. Doing so (on both sides) is a ...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 04, 2021 5:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 PRRI American Values Survey Results & Topic - Immigration
Replies: 12
Views: 611

Re: 2021 PRRI American Values Survey Results & Topic - Immigration

I think this poll shows that lies about what drives the economy and livelihoods has destroyed the GOP vision of what America is. America has always been a land of immigrants. The hypocrisy is driving people away from Churches as well. Most Republicans (62%) say it is important to be born in America,...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 04, 2021 4:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8323

Re: 2021 US Elections.

I'm not going to get into that story. The content is irrelevant for anything else than trying to discredit my experience. The point was that I would not have known except for the RONA. That is a teacher issue, not a school board subject issue, and I would stand again that you would need to take you...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 04, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8323

Re: 2021 US Elections.

The reason this is coming to a head now is with the remote learning due to COVID, parents are now seeing exactly what is being taught. I have witnessed first hand my child's civics teacher giving biased and incorrect information about the bill or rights. All I wanted was a sandwich for lunch and I ...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 04, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8323

Re: 2021 US Elections.

I am not tying that to CRT, I never said that. I am saying that the education system (includes school boards) is a mess, mostly due to the pollicization of a non-partisan institution, CRT is just one issue of many. Why are you trying to discredit the opinion of a parent who has a kid in the school ...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 04, 2021 3:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8323

Re: 2021 US Elections.

The LCPS School Board is a mess. There were/are private FB pages created by members of the board to solely to discredit (slander/libel) conservatives who oppose the board, cover ups for assaults ( the one in news isn't the only one), etc. Covering up multiple assaults is a major HR issue, possibly ...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 04, 2021 1:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8323

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Casinterst, Deeply motivated to a political position. These are the same voters that gave Biden a 10 point win a year ago. Yes, but deeply motivated people of their own selfish interests rarely work out well for the whole country. It is called Game Theory. Yes, those white, misogynistic racists jus...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 10:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8323

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Interesting article for those that wonder what is going on with CRT and how a district in Oklahoma has had to respond. https://edmondschools.net/news/2021/district-responds-to-public-comments-made-at-nov-1-board-meeting/ With this level of rampant mis/disinformation, it’s a wonder anyone is still s...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 10:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8323

Re: 2021 US Elections.

https://edmondschools.net/news/2021/dis ... d-meeting/
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Interesting article for those that wonder what is going on with CRT and how a district in Oklahoma has had to respond.

https://edmondschools.net/news/2021/dis ... d-meeting/

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 10:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8323

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Not even close. Manchin has made it clear that he is for the infrastructure plan but against the larger social issues one. In fact, he was just on TV railing against his Democratic colleagues who are holding infrastructure hostage to the second bill. Not even close. There is no Social issues in the...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 10:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman
Replies: 284
Views: 12851

Re: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman

An attorney for the armorer on the movie set where actor Alec Baldwin fatally shot a cinematographer said Wednesday that he believes someone might have been trying to sabotage the set by putting a live round in a box of dummy ammunition. So, were they supposed to be blank rounds or dummy rounds? Th...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 9:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8323

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Casinterst, Deeply motivated to a political position. These are the same voters that gave Biden a 10 point win a year ago. Yes, but deeply motivated people of their own selfish interests rarely work out well for the whole country. It is called Game Theory. Progressives have created the straw man th...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 8:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman
Replies: 284
Views: 12851

Re: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman

This is going to get wild. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/rust-armorer-s-attorney-suggests-sabotage-may-have-led-fatal-n1283092 An attorney for the armorer on the movie set where actor Alec Baldwin fatally shot a cinematographer said Wednesday that he believes someone might have been trying to...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 347
Views: 22847

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

Interesting facts on the 5-11 age vaccines For every 1 million (10^6) children vaccinated: 1 less death Mmm... so if I'm 5-11 and get vaccinated, my chances of dying drop by a millionth? Not an easy sell. It's an easy sell. Less infections and less spread mean we get rid of the problems with lettin...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 7:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8323

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Let's congratulate the GOP. They won on broad messages of racism, lies, and anti-educational agendas in an off election year. It will probably create more firestorms going into 2022 and 2024. My problem with blaming the message/"misinformation"/etc. is that how many of those people won't ...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 6:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8323

Re: 2021 US Elections.

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
Casinterst,

Deeply motivated to a political position. These are the same voters that gave Biden a 10 point win a year ago.


Yes, but deeply motivated people of their own selfish interests rarely work out well for the whole country. It is called Game Theory.

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines to start Seattle and Detroit
Replies: 126
Views: 14861

Re: Turkish Airlines to start Seattle and Detroit

Having flown Turkish, I can say their international offering beats US domestic carriers. At least it did prior to the pandemic. Seattle and Detroit are good markets for entry. I expect Delta to fight hard, but the rates are going to be incredible in DTW and Seattle for awhile. The competition into I...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 6:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8323

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Let's congratulate the GOP. They won on broad messages of racism, lies, and anti-educational agendas in an off election year. It will probably create more firestorms going into 2022 and 2024. In Virginia the items that put Youngkin over the top were probably the grocery tax and suspension of the Ga...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 6:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8323

Re: 2021 US Elections.

The Dems are the ones pushing CRT as well as saying things like "defund the police", "there are too many white teachers" and "parents shouldn't have a say in what their kids are taught" all of which is anathema to the average voter. Telling a six year old white kid he'...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 6:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8323

Re: 2021 US Elections.

"And above all else, the issue comes down to the government not governing for the people anymore. Look at Joe Manchin, the centrist hero. People in his own state overwhelmingly approved of Biden’s infrastructure plan (https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/sep/28/west-virginia-joe-biden-spen...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 5:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022
Replies: 126
Views: 5806

Re: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022

One month ago I posted these prices with today's US price listed to the right. By late next week, a major cold front is due to roll down from Canada. New England and NY are going to wish they allowed that gas pipeline. In USD - WTI CRUDE • 75.45 (81.01) BRENT CRUDE 79.56 (82.18) NATURAL GAS 5.427 (...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 5:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8323

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Hey Dems, instead of going on and on about Trump, racism etc. Talk about CONCRETE and FEASIBLE policies to reduce emissions, expanding healthcare access, improving education, safely managing COVID-19 so that people can be safe still DO THEIR JOBS, REFORMING (not abolishing nor defunding) police and...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8323

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Let's congratulate the GOP. They won on broad messages of racism, lies, and anti-educational agendas in an off election year. It will probably create more firestorms going into 2022 and 2024. In Virginia the items that put Youngkin over the top were probably the grocery tax and suspension of the Gas...

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by casinterest
Tue Nov 02, 2021 9:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 347
Views: 22847

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

The US CDC Vaccine advisors have approved the Pfizer Covid Vaccine for kids 5-11 https://www.cnn.com/us/live-news/cdc-covid-vaccine-kids-02-11-21/index.html The question now goes to CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky, who signaled in opening remarks to the committee’s meeting that she strongly suppo...

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by casinterest
Mon Nov 01, 2021 9:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 138
Views: 8244

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

The Endgame is getting nearer. https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2021/10/29/1050465159/covids-endgame-scientists-have-a-clue-about-where-sars-cov-2-is-headed Article basically states, that we are going towards herd acceptability of Covid-19. Basically what has been argued before :) However ...

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by casinterest
Sun Oct 31, 2021 6:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Pull forward and wait’ at the drive thru
Replies: 54
Views: 2427

Re: ‘Pull forward and wait’ at the drive thru

Oh I think Lethal Weapon 2 and Leo Getz already covered all of this. .

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by casinterest
Sun Oct 31, 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Southwest pilot broadcasts political views to pax
Replies: 147
Views: 8135

Re: Southwest pilot broadcasts political views to pax

I just though Trump supporters were just coming out of the closet with their support for LGB

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by casinterest
Sun Oct 31, 2021 3:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It
Replies: 66
Views: 3923

Re: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It

Interesting Article on Ted Cruz, but the opinion offered explains much of what is driving the outlandishness we see. This may even need to be a separate thread, as it relates to something we see on Facebook, but it touches on what drives Carlson's and much of the right wing media's "outrage&quo...

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by casinterest
Sat Oct 30, 2021 7:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It
Replies: 66
Views: 3923

Re: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It

I wonder if Tucker will cover Trump's attempts to hide internal communications concerning this Attack on the Capital. https://www.newsweek.com/trump-aims-block-diaries-call-logs-january-6-committee-national-archives-says-1644206 https://www.politico.com/f/?id=0000017c-cf85-dddc-a77e-cf97936f0000 Eve...

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 29, 2021 9:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Manchin: IRS reporting likely gone from bill
Replies: 53
Views: 2141

Re: Manchin: IRS reporting likely gone from bill

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
All debt is not bad, debt that doesn’t produce a return on investment is bad.

Yes, but even debt that doesn't produce an immediate return for the user, at least helps out whoever got paid with that debt. The issue then belongs in the holding companies, and we saw how that worked out in 2007-2009

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 29, 2021 9:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: PETA wants to rename the baseball pitching area to "Arm Barn"
Replies: 30
Views: 1453

Re: PETA wants to rename the baseball pitching area to "Arm Barn"

fr8mech wrote:
As PETA slowly descends into further irrelevance.

Brewers: Bar Stool
Mariners: The Beach
Red/White Sox: Sock Drawer

Too easy.


Yankees... : No... I think Arm Barn works :)

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 29, 2021 8:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: PETA wants to rename the baseball pitching area to "Arm Barn"
Replies: 30
Views: 1453

PETA wants to rename the baseball pitching area to "Arm Barn"

https://www.npr.org/2021/10/29/1050485610/peta-wants-mlb-to-rename-the-bullpen-to-arm-barn PETA is pitching Major League Baseball to retire the term "bullpen" and use "arm barn" instead. The animal rights group says "bullpen" mocks the misery of animals and devalues pla...

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 29, 2021 8:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It
Replies: 66
Views: 3923

Re: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It

Posters blaming “The Left” for 1-6 and its aftermath are at the very core of the wide swath. A protest that got out of control? No, it was fomented by a Republican liar with the fans flamed by a coopted and lying media cohort beholden to the GOP and planned for by the people that stormed the Capito...

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 29, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It
Replies: 66
Views: 3923

Re: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It

Tucker has nothing intelligent to say. He makes money because he gets people together that like to hate intelligence, ideas that change the status quo, or people that aren't like them. He convinces a small amount of folks that he has the "truth: of who to hate for their self created issues. Tu...

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 29, 2021 8:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Manchin: IRS reporting likely gone from bill
Replies: 53
Views: 2141

Re: Manchin: IRS reporting likely gone from bill

Semi-broken pottery theory. If employment were the best measure of an economy, we’d be digging ditches by shovel instead we use excavators. It’s about the highest and best use of a dollar. MV has been crashing for 25 years, by the way. https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M2V M2V is low because of a ...

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 29, 2021 7:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 228
Views: 5832

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Foolish

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 29, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It
Replies: 66
Views: 3923

Re: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It

It has been established by Fox's own lawyers that reasonable people cannot believe anything Tucker Carlson said. However Tucker is still successful, so there are a lot of unreasonable people still watching his shows and eating it up. At some point Fox is going to own a lot of liability for what occ...

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 29, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 138
Views: 8244

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

The Endgame is getting nearer. https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2021/10/29/1050465159/covids-endgame-scientists-have-a-clue-about-where-sars-cov-2-is-headed Article basically states, that we are going towards herd acceptability of Covid-19. Basically what has been argued before :) However i...

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 29, 2021 2:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Manchin: IRS reporting likely gone from bill
Replies: 53
Views: 2141

Re: Manchin: IRS reporting likely gone from bill

The vast majority of USG expenditures are not investments, but current consumption. USG gives a dollar which goes to a car, QED. But, that dollar came from somewhere else in the economy. Where it came from and at what opportunity cost is what’s hidden in your argument. If the dollar came from a per...

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 29, 2021 12:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Manchin: IRS reporting likely gone from bill
Replies: 53
Views: 2141

Re: Manchin: IRS reporting likely gone from bill

How did we go bankrupt? Two ways, gradually then quickly. Apologies to Hemingway. Debt is wonderful servant and a terrible master. Borrowing is fine IF the proceeds are invested and receive a return. Borrowing to buy consumption of depreciating assets is folly. And how does this apply? Any debt the...

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 29, 2021 12:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 228
Views: 5832

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Pompous

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by casinterest
Fri Oct 29, 2021 12:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It
Replies: 66
Views: 3923

Re: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It

It has been established by Fox's own lawyers that reasonable people cannot believe anything Tucker Carlson said. However Tucker is still successful, so there are a lot of unreasonable people still watching his shows and eating it up. At some point Fox is going to own a lot of liability for what occu...

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by casinterest
Thu Oct 28, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 228
Views: 5832

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Water

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by casinterest
Wed Oct 27, 2021 5:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022
Replies: 126
Views: 5806

Re: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022

https://oilprice.com/Energy/Crude-Oil/C ... Rally.html
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And the crude oil inventories are now starting to rise as winter inventories begin to build out. Even the imports are on the rise
https://oilprice.com/Energy/Crude-Oil/C ... Rally.html

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by casinterest
Wed Oct 27, 2021 4:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 228
Views: 5832

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Fables

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by casinterest
Wed Oct 27, 2021 4:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America, actors, communists 1950s
Replies: 40
Views: 1501

Re: America, actors, communists 1950s

https://millercenter.org/the-presidency/educational-resources/age-of-eisenhower/mcarthyism-red-scare https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McCarthyism https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollywood_blacklist Here are some good articles. It took Eisenhower telling officials to ignore McCarthy in official circles, ...

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by casinterest
Mon Oct 25, 2021 4:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America, actors, communists 1950s
Replies: 40
Views: 1501

Re: America, actors, communists 1950s

Aesma wrote:
Freedom of speech and thought wasn't that important back then it seems.


MAGA

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by casinterest
Mon Oct 25, 2021 3:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman
Replies: 284
Views: 12851

Re: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman

The armorer won’t bear the guilt of shooting the DP, Baldwin will. No but they will bear the guilty of failing in their responsibilities that allowed it to happen. Baldwin will have his own guilt on this, but he was told by the person responsible it was OK to go. As we have seen the Airplane Pilot ...

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by casinterest
Mon Oct 25, 2021 3:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman
Replies: 284
Views: 12851

Re: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman

I agree with the multiple failures, but calling a weapon that is capable of firing a live round a prop doesn't change what it is/was......a weapon. The Armorer was there to make sure it was a prop instead of a weapon. The armorer won’t bear the guilt of shooting the DP, Baldwin will. No but they wi...

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by casinterest
Mon Oct 25, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman
Replies: 284
Views: 12851

Re: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman

You always do a physical and visual inspection of a weapon EVERY time you pick it up, and you always treat every weapon as if it was loaded. I'm not placing blame, we don't know what happened yet, BUT, he should not have been pointing the weapon at anyone. I'm sure Hollywood has figured out camera ...

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