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by casinterest
Fri Nov 19, 2021 2:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 159
Views: 9945

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

I fail to see why that would be a bad thing. Darwin would be so proud. I don't disagree... Covid is turning into a crisis mostly for the unvaccinated. Why should we care about them when they've made their own choice? It is indeed a rather striking example of natural selection. It's just that the me...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 18, 2021 8:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 265
Views: 6885

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Flamethrower

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 18, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 159
Views: 9945

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

In a sad political note, the death rate in "red" counties is over 3 times that in "blue" counties in the US since the vaccine came out. https://news.yahoo.com/red-america-now-dying-covid-121640335.html Residents of heavily Trump counties were more than three times likelier to di...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 18, 2021 3:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 6
Views: 566

Re: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread

There would have probably been a lot more if it had occurred on a weekend instead of a Wednesday. True, but that also kinda makes the point. Their job is more important than any political beliefs. Just like all the antivaxxers with "strong" principles, until they'd lose their job, and the...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 18, 2021 2:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 265
Views: 6885

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Brief

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 18, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 6
Views: 566

Re: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread

Oh they are definitely seen as heroes by nutjobs already. Being investigated by the FBI is a badge of honor for such folks because the FBI is the enemy :sarcastic: On the one hand, they're seen as martyrs. On the other, I don't think any of these armchair idolizers wants to follow in their footstep...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 18, 2021 2:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Monstrous ethical conundrum
Replies: 32
Views: 1677

Re: Monstrous ethical conundrum

I thought this was going to be about how you should wrap the brussel sprouts in bacon and add a honey glaze.

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 18, 2021 12:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political Schism: Strained Friend/Family Relationships Due to Politics
Replies: 45
Views: 1859

Re: Political Schism: Strained Friend/Family Relationships Due to Politics

Relationships that get strained by politics, are already strained by other factors. Politics may be the breaking point though There are people I have to put on ignore on Facebook because even though hanging out and stuff is fun, I can't stand that they are willful forwarders/sharers of such a steady...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 17, 2021 10:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 265
Views: 6885

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Feds

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 17, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8443

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Perhaps the biggest lessons from the 2021 elections is that both Republicans and Democrats must move more toward the right-center on social and fiscal issues. That includes as to immigration, climate change mitigation, abortion, international trade and diplomatic policies, teaching of history (espe...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 17, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3665

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

I think people are reading too much into a 10 month ordeal. At this point, Pence was still sucking on pacifiers, and walking out in Tantrums on 80,000 people over one person kneeling. Much of the "issues" are due to the prolonged ending of Covid due to lies from the far right, and the effe...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 17, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 373
Views: 24954

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

Moderna has asked for Canadian approval for 6 to 11 year olds. https://www.poandpo.com/in-sickness-and-health/canada-moderna-seeking-authorization-of-spikevax-covid19-vaccine-in-children-611-years-old/ In my opinion, we need more vaccines for kids. I live between LAX and LGB airports in SoCal and t...

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by casinterest
Tue Nov 16, 2021 11:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3665

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

You guys really go all out with the gaslighting, don’t you. Biden and Harris, are the 2 most rock solid, completely neutral, morally fit and mainstream middle of the road people on the american continent, but that doesn’t stop you, does it? There is just no honesty or honor on the right. None. The ...

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by casinterest
Tue Nov 16, 2021 7:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8443

Re: 2021 US Elections.

I guess the Dems know whats coming next year. https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/congress/democratic-rep-jackie-speier-announces-she-will-not-run-re-n1283938 So a 71 year old in San Francisco is retiring, and you think it is tea leaves for the midterms? Did you read the article? Her seat, California’...

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by casinterest
Tue Nov 16, 2021 7:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 311
Views: 14252

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

All because he brought a gun to a protest. I agree with much of your post but Kenosha wasn't a "protest". Once arson and looting start, it becomes a riot. Most of the people there were there for a just cause. It was the idiots who show up to start sh*t who were the problem. Detroit had pr...

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by casinterest
Tue Nov 16, 2021 5:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 311
Views: 14252

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

And guess what? Nothing in the above sequence would have gone down if his parents had done their job and kept their minor at home where he belonged instead of cavorting with weapons in protest areas out of state on his own. :boggled: Madness. I have a pretty diverse circle of friends and can't thin...

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by casinterest
Tue Nov 16, 2021 3:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 265
Views: 6885

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Suspicion

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by casinterest
Tue Nov 16, 2021 3:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Our Odd Odd Economy
Replies: 30
Views: 1447

Re: Our Odd Odd Economy

it is a very weird market, but one that will also start to balance. The Stimulus is ending , slowly, People will return to jobs, and some of the goods demands that spiked will subside. The services demand will not go quite as high. My expectation is that services were higher for awhile just because ...

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by casinterest
Tue Nov 16, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 311
Views: 14252

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

He didn't shoot them because they were destroying property, he shot them because they were attacked him by trying to bash his head in with a skateboard and the other pointed a gun at him. Do you know anything about this story? And guess what? Nothing in the above sequence would have gone down if hi...

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by casinterest
Tue Nov 16, 2021 2:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8443

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Voter data now out shows unequivocally that McAuliffe lost VA with the stupid statement about parents and schools...81% of voters who decided in the last week before the election reported that was a significant factor in their decision. Slide 11 of the presentation here: https://creativedirect.net/...

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by casinterest
Tue Nov 16, 2021 1:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 311
Views: 14252

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

Emotion has everything to do with this case. No one would be dead if Rittenhouse hadn't shown up with the Gun. He came armed with a weapon designed to kill and used it to do so. 2 people are dead, and 1 injured. Rittenhouse bears at the least manslaughter, and at the worst 2nd degree murder. Self d...

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by casinterest
Mon Nov 15, 2021 10:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Mental Illness Pt. III - Dallas Event For ‘Appearance’ of JFK Jr.
Replies: 21
Views: 1795

Re: Mass Mental Illness Pt. III - Dallas Event For ‘Appearance’ of JFK Jr.

For a full rundown of the Mental Illness required. Please read this article. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-10195875/Ex-member-QAnons-JFK-cult-lifts-lid-fraudulent-Dallas-resurrection-Michael-Protzman.html And things didn't end there. After JFK Jr. didn't show up at the AT&T plaza, P...

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by casinterest
Mon Nov 15, 2021 9:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 311
Views: 14252

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

That this coward chose to break the law and obtain a gun is travesty. That he further uses his aggression in obtaining the gun to justify his self defense in shooting people afraid of what he could do with the gun is a travesty. There will be no more safe streets if he gets away with this. Take emo...

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by casinterest
Mon Nov 15, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 311
Views: 14252

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

That this coward chose to break the law and obtain a gun is travesty. That he further uses his aggression in obtaining the gun to justify his self defense in shooting people afraid of what he could do with the gun is a travesty. There will be no more safe streets if he gets away with this.

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by casinterest
Mon Nov 15, 2021 6:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 311
Views: 14252

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

This judge is a walking example of CRT.

We have sent thousands to jail for buying pot, and he tosses an underage weapons charge.

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by casinterest
Mon Nov 15, 2021 4:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Steve Bannon indicted for contempt of Congress.
Replies: 16
Views: 1240

Re: Steve Bannon indicted for contempt of Congress.

And it looks like Mark Meadows will be the next one indicted. https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/14/politics/mark-meadows-january-6-committee-adam-schiff/index.html "We have been moving very quickly to make these decisions and I'm confident we'll move very quickly with respect to Mr. Meadows also,&quo...

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by casinterest
Mon Nov 15, 2021 3:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 265
Views: 6885

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Aphrodisiac

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by casinterest
Mon Nov 15, 2021 2:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best days for telework
Replies: 17
Views: 887

Re: Best days for telework

I actually find working a friday at work is a good option ,unless I have travel plans. I am in the position right now, that i do not need to go in, unless it is for some physical interaction with equipment. So i go in one to two days a week. usually Wednesday and Friday.

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by casinterest
Sun Nov 14, 2021 5:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Steve Bannon indicted for contempt of Congress.
Replies: 16
Views: 1240

Re: Steve Bannon indicted for contempt of Congress.

The wheels of justice are slowly turning, and it should send extra special chills down the spines of the 147 congressional GOP members that went along with the plot to overthrow the legal and fair election. There are ramifications to not obeying an order to report to court and to congress. Bannon an...

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by casinterest
Sun Nov 14, 2021 5:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tech help - 80% of people deleted from my life
Replies: 9
Views: 728

Re: Tech help - 80% of people deleted from my life

Did you recently change phone? Maybe the numbers where saved on your SIM or your old phone rather then the cloud? If they so, they’d still be on your SIM / old phone. Android or iOS? No, I've had my current phone for about 2.5 years. Look for an old backup I do have my most recently used phone, but...

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by casinterest
Fri Nov 12, 2021 1:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tech help - 80% of people deleted from my life
Replies: 9
Views: 728

Re: Tech help - 80% of people deleted from my life

Look for an old backup

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 11, 2021 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh / Durham Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 60
Views: 12192

Re: Raleigh / Durham Aviation Thread - 2021

https://twitter.com/TriBizTech/status/1 ... 1642045451

Going to be a crowded market
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Spirit is going to open up RDU-MIA

https://twitter.com/TriBizTech/status/1 ... 1642045451

Going to be a crowded market

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 11, 2021 6:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 373
Views: 24954

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

Why vaccinate if you will never encounter the virus? Why have smoke detectors if your house will never burn down? You never know when you will encounter it and once you do, it is far too late to get vaccinated. Do you know how many patients I've told they have COVID and suddenly they ask if they ca...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 11, 2021 6:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again
Replies: 66
Views: 2148

Re: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again

I think those are directly comparable. Still believing in Kennedy assasination conspiracy theories takes as much anti-science and paranoia as with 9-11 and 5g Corona vaccines. That the politics, fringe groups, mafia, Jedgar led FBI, Cuba, the cold war climate and all of that showed as complete full...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 11, 2021 4:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aaron Rodgers debacle
Replies: 34
Views: 2139

Re: Aaron Rodgers debacle

The NFL screwed up royally with this low fine. I think that Ceedee Lamb had a great point about his fine for a uniform violation being higher than Aaron's fine for lying and violating league covid protocols. https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2021/11/10/fined-more-than-aaron-rodgers-for-uniform-...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 11, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 373
Views: 24954

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

1 There was messaging earlier on if you were infected you didn't need a second dose. I think this is people just moving on with their life. 2. I personally know 5 people where propoganda dissuaded them from dose #2. Fear of miocarditis is to he only reason I understand, but that isn't the main fact...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 11, 2021 4:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 265
Views: 6885

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Setter

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 11, 2021 4:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aaron Rodgers debacle
Replies: 34
Views: 2139

Re: Aaron Rodgers debacle

The fines are out. Someone did the math, and if you scale the fine to the amount he's getting paid vs the average income, it's the equivalent of Aaron being fined $33 for lying about being vaccinated and violating covid protocols. Some cute nicknames I've heard for him: ⋅  Kaaron Rodgers ...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 10, 2021 8:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Manchin: IRS reporting likely gone from bill
Replies: 53
Views: 2156

Re: Manchin: IRS reporting likely gone from bill

Then you would support an across the board 25% cut in US spending? (That's what is would take essentially. All programs and all budgets? That would solve it right there. The key is it has to be all and everything. Picking and choosing will not, does not work. No one wants their ox gored and the vot...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 10, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 203
Views: 7820

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

Where did you see USD 3,000 a ton, that’s about $30 a gallon, correct? One gallon of gasoline creates 8.5kg of CO2 https://www.eia.gov/environment/emissions/co2_vol_mass.php#:~:text=Carbon%20Dioxide%20Emissions%20Coefficients%20by%20Fuel%20%20,%20%2075.09%20%2021%20more%20rows%20 Or (per my math) 1...

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by casinterest
Tue Nov 09, 2021 9:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aaron Rodgers debacle
Replies: 34
Views: 2139

Re: Aaron Rodgers debacle

https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/n ... /30363093/
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flyingclrs727 wrote:
Would the Green Bay fans take Brett Favre back?


They did. 6 years ago.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/n ... /30363093/

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by casinterest
Tue Nov 09, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 265
Views: 6885

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Resort

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by casinterest
Tue Nov 09, 2021 1:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 8 dead and many injured at the Astroworld Festival in Houston
Replies: 42
Views: 2261

Re: At least 8 dead and many injured at the Astroworld Festival in Houston

Yes, the Station club fire, another case of nothing good happens in large, pumped up crowds. So-so band, drinking and disaster. A friend is licensed to do pyro at shows, he agrees to that, it’s a job he mostly hates. The crowd wasn't pumped up. They were enjoying the music at the station. The stati...

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by casinterest
Mon Nov 08, 2021 6:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 159
Views: 9945

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

In a sad political note, the death rate in "red" counties is over 3 times that in "blue" counties in the US since the vaccine came out. https://news.yahoo.com/red-america-now-dying-covid-121640335.html Residents of heavily Trump counties were more than three times likelier to die...

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by casinterest
Mon Nov 08, 2021 4:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aaron Rodgers debacle
Replies: 34
Views: 2139

Re: Aaron Rodgers debacle

Rodgers lied. Not what you want from a leader. However the current GB W/L stats indicate that no one is going to do much about it.

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by casinterest
Mon Nov 08, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8443

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Of course - there is no easy antidote to misinformation. But McAuliffe claiming parents shouldn't be so involved in school curriculum a few days before the election is not among them :shakehead: It wasn't a great statement. However it is an inconvenient truth. Parents do not select the curriculum. ...

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by casinterest
Mon Nov 08, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8443

Re: 2021 US Elections.

The schools messaging was sloppy. They didn't respond to the lies forcibly enough. Suburban women were the key and the campaign team was supposed to know that. They failed. The issue as posted in another thread, is that these folks are watching their echo verse propaganda outlets, and are unfortuna...

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by casinterest
Mon Nov 08, 2021 4:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 8 dead and many injured at the Astroworld Festival in Houston
Replies: 42
Views: 2261

Re: At least 8 dead and many injured at the Astroworld Festival in Houston

It would seem the Production company, Travis Scott, and the Facility Security are going to have a lot to answer for, https://www.khou.com/article/news/nation-world/astroworld-houstion-travis-scott-security/507-ec2fe8b3-c5f7-4ed9-aeda-606eebc99dfe "People in the crowd reported lots of pushing a...

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by casinterest
Mon Nov 08, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8443

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Overanalyzing I think - it was McAuliffe’s race to lose, and he lost it. His campaign managers and comms people should never get hired in a Dem race again. Why? They were fighting a race against people that wanted to use lies and racism in a state where enough people are racist enough or uneducated...

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