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by casinterest
Fri Sep 17, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Justice for J6 Rally - Sept 18
Replies: 16
Views: 666

Re: Justice for J6 Rally - Sept 18

And when so few people show up, right wing media will spin, spin, spin. I can't wait to see the excuses why "no one" attended. It is just too bad so many people still side with these extremists and give them coverage. But, ratings. Well we know that they are now labeling it all as a false...

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by casinterest
Fri Sep 17, 2021 8:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 316
Views: 13548

Re: Texas abortion law

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/sep/17/texas-abortion-ban-jonathan-mitchell-supreme-court-brief This is a pretty naked statement that the Texas abortion law is really about (angry old white) men controlling the sexuality of women. A neutral Supreme Court would quickly overturn this law. Ou...

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by casinterest
Fri Sep 17, 2021 8:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 246
Views: 12687

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2021

I have my doubts that even if there was to be a 100% take up that much would change now in terms of public health measures because I think there are still many in public health that think that this thing can be contained like Measles and Polio or eradicated like Smallpox. There has yet to be full o...

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by casinterest
Fri Sep 17, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Justice for J6 Rally - Sept 18
Replies: 16
Views: 666

Re: Justice for J6 Rally - Sept 18

And when so few people show up, right wing media will spin, spin, spin. I can't wait to see the excuses why "no one" attended. It is just too bad so many people still side with these extremists and give them coverage. But, ratings. Well we know that they are now labeling it all as a false...

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by casinterest
Fri Sep 17, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 364
Views: 11921

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Eagles

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by casinterest
Fri Sep 17, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal
Replies: 35
Views: 1466

Re: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal

Here is the concerning part for the world. https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/sep/15/australia-nuclear-powered-submarines-us-uk-security-partnership-aukus Some critics of the agreement warn that it sets a dangerous precedent for countries to exploit a loophole in the NPT. The treaty all...

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by casinterest
Fri Sep 17, 2021 1:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 105
Views: 3145

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

So basically the White House and Pentagon have Milley's back, but a bunch of folks that don't understand the chain of command and are politcally vindictive want him fired. https://news.yahoo.com/milley-says-routine-call-china-125900632.html “I think it’s best that I reserve my comments on the record...

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by casinterest
Thu Sep 16, 2021 11:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Justice for J6 Rally - Sept 18
Replies: 16
Views: 666

Re: Justice for J6 Rally - Sept 18

I think this will be a sparsely attended event. How many people want to be seen sympathizing with people that attacked this country because they believed lies told by a known liar? Not to mention that everyone knows that they can potentially have felony charges filed against them and DJT isn't goin...

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by casinterest
Thu Sep 16, 2021 9:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Justice for J6 Rally - Sept 18
Replies: 16
Views: 666

Re: Justice for J6 Rally - Sept 18

I think this will be a sparsely attended event. How many people want to be seen sympathizing with people that attacked this country because they believed lies told by a known liar?

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by casinterest
Thu Sep 16, 2021 6:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 105
Views: 3145

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

Why should Milley be forced to step down for keeping the peace? He did his job. He told his counterparts that the military exercises in the South China sea were about training/Show of force, but no attack was imminent. That was in response to reports that the Chinese were gearing up for an Attack. Y...

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by casinterest
Thu Sep 16, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 364
Views: 11921

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Booster

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by casinterest
Thu Sep 16, 2021 12:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 364
Views: 11921

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Line

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by casinterest
Wed Sep 15, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 205812

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

Israel is continuing to see record high covid19 cases with about 10K cases being reported everyday with positive test rates climbing , despite having one of the highest vaccination rates in the world. https://www.timesofisrael.com/health-ministry-chief-says-coronavirus-spread-reaching-record-height...

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by casinterest
Wed Sep 15, 2021 10:52 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments - 2021
Replies: 431
Views: 56912

Re: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments - 2021

In about five hours, a Crew Dragon lifts off for a sightseeing flight. The crew has been advised against trying to dock with the ISS. The stream will be alive in forty minutes: https://www.spacex.com/launches/ Would be difficult considering it’s orbit will be higher, 575km IIRC, plus no docking equ...

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by casinterest
Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 205812

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

Google is your friend. https://www.netsdaily.com/2021/9/14/22674286/nba-players-union-near-agreement-on-vaccines-but-in-new-york-will-that-matter It doesn't violate mandates because sports athletes in some cases get a pass. My post is from today's ESPN. You just looked that up. https://www.espn.com...

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by casinterest
Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 205812

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

Do you have percentages on NBA vaccinations? I do. And they as a collective have a higher vaccination rate than any State in the US. You do? Let's see them. Google is your friend. https://www.netsdaily.com/2021/9/14/22674286/nba-players-union-near-agreement-on-vaccines-but-in-new-york-will-that-mat...

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by casinterest
Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 6556

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

In 2018 Newsome won with 61.95% of the overall vote. over the GOP Candidate with 38.05% of the vote. The current recall vote with ~68% counted shows Newsome up 63. to 36.1%. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/09/14/us/elections/results-california-recall.html If those numbers hold or go wider,...

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by casinterest
Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 205812

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

That is awesome. If only we didn't have so many right wing misinformed people in this country, we might get close to that. I doubt that the NBA players are right wing people. Wasn't responding to your quote. Do you have percentages on NBA vaccinations? I do. And they as a collective have a higher v...

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by casinterest
Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 205812

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

Denmark is at about the 75% of the population vaccinated, and that seems to be enough to allow the entire economy to function - hospitals, work, entertainment, schools. https://time.com/6096807/denmark-covid-19/ That is awesome. If only we didn't have so many right wing misinformed people in this c...

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by casinterest
Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Arizona Election Audit
Replies: 89
Views: 9802

Re: Arizona Election Audit

Interesting update while we wait for the severely delayed and expensive 3rd party audit of Arizona's election https://news.yahoo.com/arizona-supreme-court-denies-state-014400043.html The court declined to overrule lower court decisions affirming the Senate's responsibility under state law to provide...

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by casinterest
Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 364
Views: 11921

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Virus

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by casinterest
Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 6556

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

A rather bad beat by the California GOP. They did not read the room very well, and launched an expensive recall effort that resulted in a rather humiliating loss. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2018_California_gubernatorial_election In 2018 Newsome won with 61.95% of the overall vote. over the GOP Ca...

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by casinterest
Wed Sep 15, 2021 1:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Norm MacDonald, Dead at 61
Replies: 5
Views: 445

Re: Norm MacDonald, Dead at 61

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fGzQ2uKrac

RIP Norm.
I can remember watching these.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fGzQ2uKrac

RIP Norm.
I can remember watching these.

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by casinterest
Tue Sep 14, 2021 3:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 6556

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

Very unfortunate if Newsom isn't recalled, but hey people get the government they deserve. I think the fearmongering has been incredible against Elder, that they have managed to make this recall election a contest Newsom v Elder when it really isn't. Elder should have said he supports minimum wage ...

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by casinterest
Tue Sep 14, 2021 3:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 6556

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

Very unfortunate if Newsom isn't recalled, but hey people get the government they deserve. I think the fearmongering has been incredible against Elder, that they have managed to make this recall election a contest Newsom v Elder when it really isn't. Elder should have said he supports minimum wage ...

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by casinterest
Tue Sep 14, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 364
Views: 11921

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Flair

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by casinterest
Tue Sep 14, 2021 2:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 6556

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

And Elder, the Trump clone, is taking another page out of the "if you can't beat them, lie about it book". https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/14/politics/california-recall-gavin-newsom-larry-elder-voter-fraud/index.html Larry Elder, the leading Republican candidate in Tuesday night's California g...

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by casinterest
Tue Sep 14, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My "Solution" To The California Drought
Replies: 76
Views: 3104

Re: My "Solution" To The California Drought

I think it's you who doesn't comprehend the scale of the issue. You're proposing a series of band-aids on a compound fracture of a long bone. Yes, they can help somewhat - on the scale of single digit percentages of the problem. But the scale of the issue is far too large for desalination and ciste...

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by casinterest
Tue Sep 14, 2021 2:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My "Solution" To The California Drought
Replies: 76
Views: 3104

Re: My "Solution" To The California Drought

Yes, although it'd require a lot of dietary changes. Less meat, more plants, no use of food crops for ethanol, etc. At this point, I'm not sure you're even being serious. Almost all of that is saltwater, and it would need to be desalinated and pumped tremendous distances (uphill, naturally) to farm...

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by casinterest
Tue Sep 14, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My "Solution" To The California Drought
Replies: 76
Views: 3104

Re: My "Solution" To The California Drought

Yes, we have. And I'm asking why we should continue to make ever more unsustainable investments. You keep just pointing to past practices, many of which are also unsustainable - such as much of the present irrigation system, fossil-fuel powered tractors, etc. For example, we are presently using fos...

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by casinterest
Tue Sep 14, 2021 1:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 316
Views: 13548

Re: Texas abortion law

Don't use the word think for believe. The people that "Believe" this are not the mother or father. They are sticking their "Beliefs" in on private medical decisions. Not only that, but such things move firmly into the Beliefs Only category the more loudly they reject the very se...

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by casinterest
Tue Sep 14, 2021 1:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My "Solution" To The California Drought
Replies: 76
Views: 3104

Re: My "Solution" To The California Drought

Because every one of those solutions come with significant costs, especially involving energy use, that don't seem to exceed the "benefits" of using land to produce crops that aren't needed. Why should we use ever more unsustainable practices to grow crops on land that cannot naturally su...

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by casinterest
Mon Sep 13, 2021 9:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My "Solution" To The California Drought
Replies: 76
Views: 3104

Re: My "Solution" To The California Drought

No, but the Nile Delta doesn't require sluicing water hundreds of miles, and the Egyptians have never been silly enough to try to irrigate so much land that the river runs dry before it reaches the sea. Paying for it simply permits use by whomever can make the most money off the water, not where it...

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by casinterest
Mon Sep 13, 2021 9:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 205812

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

Just total irresponsibility on display from state of FL government - at a presser today they allowed a guy to propound misinfo that the vaccine changes our RNA: https://twitter.com/kevincate/status/1437461661724590082?s=21 :banghead: It is a terrible tragedy that Florida has elected officials in su...

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by casinterest
Mon Sep 13, 2021 8:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My "Solution" To The California Drought
Replies: 76
Views: 3104

Re: My "Solution" To The California Drought

I don't mean to pick on you personally, but your first sentence is exactly what's wrong with the thinking around water management in the US. It's not that there's more water "needed" than available. There is plenty of water available for necessary things like drinking. What it isn't suffi...

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by casinterest
Mon Sep 13, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My "Solution" To The California Drought
Replies: 76
Views: 3104

Re: My "Solution" To The California Drought

The expensive answer is that more water is needed than is available. This will require many different approaches for different areas in the affected areas. Desalination Water Conservation Rate Changes Environmental concerns Cisterns, Storage allotments Redircection from Viable Aquifers and water ba...

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by casinterest
Mon Sep 13, 2021 4:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My "Solution" To The California Drought
Replies: 76
Views: 3104

Re: My "Solution" To The California Drought

The expensive answer is that more water is needed than is available. This will require many different approaches for different areas in the affected areas. Desalination Water Conservation Rate Changes Environmental concerns Cisterns, Storage allotments Redircection from Viable Aquifers and water bas...

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by casinterest
Mon Sep 13, 2021 4:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 316
Views: 13548

Re: Texas abortion law

There is no reason to continue any conversation with you, as it will never be constructive. You think you know all of the answers, including what is the hears of other people. You refusal to even consider other opinions or idea of other people. Hell, apparently you want to tell me what I am thinkin...

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by casinterest
Mon Sep 13, 2021 1:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 6556

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-california-recall-election/ Elder will need a miracle to win, but don't count him out. At the same time, as Enten wrote over the weekend, there have been only four gubernatorial races since 1998 (out of 243) where the polling...

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by casinterest
Mon Sep 13, 2021 1:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 364
Views: 11921

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Top

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by casinterest
Fri Sep 10, 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 6556

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

It's hilarious how someone advocating a $0.00 minimum wage is suddenly equated to wanting slavery. Talk about missing the point! Having no minimum wage allows the market to dictate what a fair wage is for whatever work is needed, and allows supply and demand to work itself out. For example, my airl...

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by casinterest
Fri Sep 10, 2021 7:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 6556

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

I'll bite here even though I'm certain you are mixing things based on the fact that you have never spent any time in a communist/socialist society. My opinion seems absolute to you because it requires input and understanding from both hostile (towards each other) environments which is something tha...

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by casinterest
Fri Sep 10, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 6556

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

Not anywhere I am gaslighting you. I'm simply reading what you write from a perspective of a person that doesn't belive in absolutes. And what other response do you want? You are showing authoritarian behavior with zero remorse nor compassion for people that think differently than you. There's noth...

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by casinterest
Fri Sep 10, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 364
Views: 11921

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Storefront

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by casinterest
Fri Sep 10, 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 6556

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

"...Everyone imposes his own system as far as his army can reach..." Stalin would be proud. So you have no real response other than to gaslight. What happened to personal responsibility? It doesn't extend to family or neighbors? People are allowed to be reckless even when it endangers oth...

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by casinterest
Fri Sep 10, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 316
Views: 13548

Re: Texas abortion law

Well so let me ask you this... What about the wellbeing of the mother and a child that let's say was an "accident" or effect of a rape? Forcing young people to be parents cause of their mistake or error or something tragic doesn't really speak "for the better" in my book. All I ...

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by casinterest
Fri Sep 10, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 6556

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

No, there is not a middle, higher or lower ground . ,. You are advocating for people that put others at risk by their own reckless behavior. This isn't good for the economy or people of the world. We have taxes and insurance to make sure that everyone is culpable and able to participate to some ext...

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by casinterest
Fri Sep 10, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 6556

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

Your belief that you are somehow better and of higher moral standards is the irony of this discussion. If you are incapable of stepping down from the high horse you sit on and talk to people that have different realities than yours, then you are everything you hate about the other side. Literally. ...

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by casinterest
Fri Sep 10, 2021 3:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 6556

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

Nobody is pretending here. Do you think those countries don't have social problems? You work not theorycraft. That's the reason this country is falling on its face. Those beliefs that you are entitled to something. This country has much bigger social issues because we actively have a large section ...

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by casinterest
Fri Sep 10, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 6556

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

You are talking about things that don't matter at all. Get your ass to work, support the system, get rid of all the burdens, and then you can have your cake. What you want is a dysfunctional uncle that handles money left and right till everybody gets angry at him cause the well dried up. You preten...

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