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by casinterest
Mon Jun 06, 2022 2:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2022
Replies: 520
Views: 19294

Re: Word Game Q2 2022

Alcohol

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by casinterest
Mon Jun 06, 2022 2:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So was it really a plague? The bubonic plague…
Replies: 13
Views: 1506

Re: So was it really a plague? The bubonic plague…

Sometimes i am amazed that certain folks can find the power button on their communication device. The Black Death existed in a time where medical/vigenary science not to mention general sanitation could do nothing the help or alleviate symptoms. https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21590-b...

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by casinterest
Fri Jun 03, 2022 6:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: OH GOP Passes Bill Mandating Children Genital Inspection for 'Suspicious' Athletes
Replies: 51
Views: 3313

Re: OH GOP Passes Bill Mandating Children Genital Inspection for 'Suspicious' Athletes

LittleFokker wrote:
Newark727 wrote:
Creepy gym teachers of Ohio, rejoice!


I bet Gym Jordan is wishing that Ohio was this stupidly Republican back when he kept his eyes closed while coaching at Ohio St.



I bet Jordan is secretly sponsoring this bill for his fallback career.

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by casinterest
Fri Jun 03, 2022 6:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2022
Replies: 520
Views: 19294

Re: Word Game Q2 2022

Guidelines

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by casinterest
Fri Jun 03, 2022 6:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade
Replies: 1027
Views: 41032

Re: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows

It is amazing what a serious court case can do to public perceptions of an issue. And in such highly sough after demographics of young woman https://news.gallup.com/poll/393104/pro-choice-identification-rises-near-record-high.aspx The GOP may be asking their collusive colleagues on the Supreme Court...

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by casinterest
Fri Jun 03, 2022 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gasoline prices, it hurts.
Replies: 630
Views: 40394

Re: Gasoline prices, it hurts.

If prices do fall in September, IMO that would be the time to put a carbon tax on fuel. Political suicide but American's will just go back to their old ways. As they have each time prices spiked and then fell. If anything, at least raise the federal tax on jet fuel to that of diesel. :duck: Well, t...

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by casinterest
Fri Jun 03, 2022 3:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 131
Views: 14932

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

Yeah, I mean it is chilling, but that is exactly what properly trained building security forces are trained to handle. The police simply were not well trained and were not able to perform basic job duties. They failed. The Us Capitol Police is like 2,000 strong! As much as I dislike vagrants and bu...

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by casinterest
Fri Jun 03, 2022 1:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 131
Views: 14932

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

Security footage from the day captures the moment that Capitol police officers attempted to retreat while pursued and hunted down by the insurrectionists, who impeded their efforts and threw things at them…chilling. https://twitter.com/macfarlanenews/status/1519831579408965632?s=21&t=6674wdwBwu...

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by casinterest
Fri Jun 03, 2022 1:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2022
Replies: 520
Views: 19294

Re: Word Game Q2 2022

Thermodynamics

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by casinterest
Fri Jun 03, 2022 1:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 131
Views: 14932

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

And in the latest updates this week, an email has surfaced that seems to corroborate the criminal activities of state GOP legislatures/committees in selecting alternative Electoral voters. Notice the absolute disdain for American voters in this email from Chesebro If the high court were to decide no...

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by casinterest
Fri Jun 03, 2022 1:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 135
Views: 6768

Re: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

:checkmark: Of course, but the degree of separation to Hillary is slightly less than your example. "FOX News talker Joe Concha reacts to the acquittal of Clinton campaign lawyer Michael Sussmann who special counsel John Durham charged with lying to the FBI about the Trump campaign's ties to Ru...

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by casinterest
Thu Jun 02, 2022 5:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gasoline prices, it hurts.
Replies: 630
Views: 40394

Re: Gasoline prices, it hurts.

will states that are pausing gas taxes cause more harm than good with the loss of revenue for things like road repairs? It depends :) Remember all those houses that are going up in value, and all those pay raises? Many states are making the dough. So I think a lot of budgets can absorb it. If in th...

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by casinterest
Thu Jun 02, 2022 5:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 4 dead in Tulsa OK medical centre shooting
Replies: 221
Views: 7329

Re: 4 dead in Tulsa OK medical centre shooting

All for Back Pain. And he bought the AR-15 at 2:00 yesterday. https://www.koco.com/article/oklahoma-tulsa-hospital-shooting/40175252 Tulsa police Chief Wendell Franklin said during a news conference Thursday that Louis underwent back surgery performed by Phillips on May 19 and complained of pain af...

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by casinterest
Thu Jun 02, 2022 5:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 4 dead in Tulsa OK medical centre shooting
Replies: 221
Views: 7329

Re: 4 dead in Tulsa OK medical centre shooting

At this point, maybe re-implementing the military/national service draft? Teaching all these young kids some discipline would go a long way. Obviously, the parents, society and the teachers aren't doing anything to help. Get these young kid's asses into shape. May sound drastic, but does anyone rea...

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by casinterest
Thu Jun 02, 2022 4:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 4 dead in Tulsa OK medical centre shooting
Replies: 221
Views: 7329

Re: 4 dead in Tulsa OK medical centre shooting

All for Back Pain. And he bought the AR-15 at 2:00 yesterday. https://www.koco.com/article/oklahoma-tulsa-hospital-shooting/40175252 Tulsa police Chief Wendell Franklin said during a news conference Thursday that Louis underwent back surgery performed by Phillips on May 19 and complained of pain aft...

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by casinterest
Thu Jun 02, 2022 1:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gasoline prices, it hurts.
Replies: 630
Views: 40394

Re: Gasoline prices, it hurts.

I agree with Aesma - how can you take a couple million barrels of oil and oil products out of the market and expect oil to be a $70 dollars. Products are even worse with the vacation season starting in the Northern Hemisphere. Sometime those economists are too smart and can't see the forest for the...

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by casinterest
Thu Jun 02, 2022 1:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 4 dead in Tulsa OK medical centre shooting
Replies: 221
Views: 7329

Re: 4 dead in Tulsa OK medical centre shooting

No good guy with a gun it would seem either. Shooter seems to have suicided himself. https://www.cnn.com/us/live-news/tulsa-hospital-shooting-06-01-22/index.html "Police say four victims were shot to death. It was not immediately clear whether the victims were medical staffers, patients or both...

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by casinterest
Thu Jun 02, 2022 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 135
Views: 6768

Re: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

Oh, I 100% agree. I full expect the next salvo will be attacks on the judge or the jury to try and cast doubt on a pretty clear verdict - "The third cousin of juror #2 once hired a dog walker that was married to the brother of someone that knocked on doors for Bill Clinton in the 90's! Its all...

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by casinterest
Wed Jun 01, 2022 9:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gasoline prices, it hurts.
Replies: 630
Views: 40394

Re: Gasoline prices, it hurts.

Looks like Citi is starting to sound the warning bells. Not sure it will shake anything until we see demand get crushed as new wells come online. https://oilprice.com/Energy/Oil-Prices/Citi-Oil-Is-Overvalued-By-50-Per-Barrel.html But it’s all overblown, says Citi’s Ed Morse. "I'd say it's more ...

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by casinterest
Wed Jun 01, 2022 5:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 135
Views: 6768

Re: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

The Mueller investigation resulted in charges against 34 individuals and 3 companies, 8 guilty pleas, and a conviction at trial. If I am to understand some of the reporting correctly, the Durham investigation has now lasted longer than the Mueller investigation (May 2017 to March 2019) and has resu...

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by casinterest
Wed Jun 01, 2022 2:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2022
Replies: 520
Views: 19294

Re: Word Game Q2 2022

Layoff

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by casinterest
Wed Jun 01, 2022 2:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 135
Views: 6768

Re: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

Republicans Are Getting Really ‘Sick’ of Trump’s ‘Bitching’ I think the article has a point that even the most MAGA folks have to be getting tired of Trump's same old grievances, everything is rigged, everything is fake, everyone is out to get him etc.. https://www.thedailybeast.com/republicans-are...

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by casinterest
Tue May 31, 2022 9:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 135
Views: 6768

Re: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

Oh, I 100% agree. I full expect the next salvo will be attacks on the judge or the jury to try and cast doubt on a pretty clear verdict - "The third cousin of juror #2 once hired a dog walker that was married to the brother of someone that knocked on doors for Bill Clinton in the 90's! Its all...

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by casinterest
Tue May 31, 2022 6:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 135
Views: 6768

Re: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

Acquittal! That is the end of the one far reaching charge to come out of the Durham witch hunt against Americans doing their jobs. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/michael-sussmann-trial-durham-verdict/ Washington – A District of Columbia jury has acquitted Michael Sussmann, a prominent Democratic lawy...

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by casinterest
Tue May 31, 2022 4:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ray Liotta Passes Away, Aged 67
Replies: 22
Views: 1427

Re: Ray Liotta Passes Away, Aged 67

I am partial to the movie where his brain was on the menu. Hannibal/Silence of the Lambs part 2 right? casinterest wrote: "If you build it, he will come" First introduced to him as Shoeless Joe in Field of Dreams. Goodfellas pretty much was top notch. RIP Ray. He was in "Something Wi...

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by casinterest
Tue May 31, 2022 4:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 135
Views: 6768

Re: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

Acquittal! That is the end of the one far reaching charge to come out of the Durham witch hunt against Americans doing their jobs. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/michael-sussmann-trial-durham-verdict/ Washington – A District of Columbia jury has acquitted Michael Sussmann, a prominent Democratic lawye...

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by casinterest
Tue May 31, 2022 4:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2022
Replies: 520
Views: 19294

Re: Word Game Q2 2022

Flood

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by casinterest
Sun May 29, 2022 11:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ray Liotta Passes Away, Aged 67
Replies: 22
Views: 1427

Re: Ray Liotta Passes Away, Aged 67

I knew his name but looking thru his filmography I think Bee Movie was all I've seen. Any recommends for the best of his I should search for? In no particular order: 1) Goodfellas 2) Goodfellas 3) Goodfellas I am partial to the movie where his brain was on the menu. Hannibal/Silence of the Lambs pa...

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by casinterest
Fri May 27, 2022 7:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Friday Music Thread 2022
Replies: 6
Views: 610

Friday Music Thread 2022

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGSKrC7dGcY
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In honor of Andy Fletcher of Depeche Mode passing away this week, I'll start it out with

Enjoy the Silence.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGSKrC7dGcY

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by casinterest
Fri May 27, 2022 6:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 15663

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

Again, I don't see people saying we don't have an issue. People are just saying that it is a lot more complex than just banning guns. Nobody is saying ban guns outright. We need rules and laws around access. We don't just mail TNT to people so they can dig holes in their yard. There needs to be tra...

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by casinterest
Fri May 27, 2022 5:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 15663

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

Call me a cynic, but: America is in shock, and people are outraged, one side of the aisle will call for gun control, the other side will call for anything but gun control, and in the end, nothing will change. 1 mass shooting on average per week, if the politics are not acting, then politicians have...

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by casinterest
Fri May 27, 2022 5:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 15663

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

Call me a cynic, but: America is in shock, and people are outraged, one side of the aisle will call for gun control, the other side will call for anything but gun control, and in the end, nothing will change. 1 mass shooting on average per week, if the politics are not acting, then politicians have...

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by casinterest
Fri May 27, 2022 4:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 15663

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

Just about half the country supports him, so you are doing real good at building bridges with those kinds of statements. So, you’re saying that nice things should be said about someone like him, regardless of reality, so it doesn’t hurt the feelings of republicans? No, he is a public figure, say wh...

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by casinterest
Fri May 27, 2022 4:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 15663

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

A wealthy family with a feral hog infestation on it's ranch could definitely use AR-15's! Why not a bolt action 30 06? where's the need for the Rambo effect? They are fast moving animals and travel in large groups. I know people who hunt them from helicopters using night vision. Feral hogs are dang...

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by casinterest
Fri May 27, 2022 1:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 15663

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

Gregg Abbott is starting to realize how bad he looks as a politican and human and has pulled out of the NRA meeting. He still wants the donations to keep flowing, so he will send a video instead. https://www.dallasnews.com/news/politics/2022/05/26/texas-gov-abbott-going-to-uvalde-not-nra-on-friday/ ...

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by casinterest
Fri May 27, 2022 1:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2022
Replies: 520
Views: 19294

Re: Word Game Q2 2022

Crush

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by casinterest
Fri May 27, 2022 1:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 15663

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

The fallacy of the "good guys with guns" is null and void because the Secret Service restricted the carrying of guns when an ex-president, or any dignitary for that matter, is going to be present. There won't be many good guys there anyway. They are going to support a lying traitor, and a...

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by casinterest
Fri May 27, 2022 1:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 15663

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

Just pointing out the fallacy of the argument with an equivalent fallacy. And what "fallacy" is that? The fallacy of the "good guys with guns" is null and void because the Secret Service restricted the carrying of guns when an ex-president, or any dignitary for that matter, is g...

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 9:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 131
Views: 14932

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

And apparently Evidence was destroyed. Then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows burned papers in his office after meeting with a House Republican who was working to challenge the 2020 election, according to testimony the Jan. 6 select committee has heard from one of his former aides. Why are gov...

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 5:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 15663

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

The 2A is not going to go anywhere, but better background checks are a measure that can be implemented that does not run afoul of the 2A. Sure, because it is so important to make kids live in fear than do anything responsible about it. The 2A should not be a death pact, and that is what the GOP , N...

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 5:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 15663

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

Nukes are a red herring as I'm not aware of a single individual who has the ability to produce them on their own. Individual gun ownership is protected by the 2A and that is not going to change. The rules around it need to change. What good is there in allowing anyone to walk up and buy a killing w...

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 5:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 15663

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

The first amendment was only referencing a printing press then too. I guess it doesn't apply to computers, the internet, phones, TV media, etc. Muskets were the military weapon of the time. Really? https://www.constituteproject.org/constitution/United_States_of_America_1992 #1/. Congress shall make...

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 5:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 15663

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

We do sell machine guns. They are just very expensive. And when the Constitution was written, private citizens were able to own their own battleships and cannons. So nukes are up for negotations? There are certain arms that should not be in possession of citizens. It is just an escalation war that ...

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 5:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 15663

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1529819857394483200

Such Geniuses they have leading Texas.
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Dan Patrick wants only one way in and one way out. That works great for logistics and fire safety Dan. It also give the shooters a choke point to attack.


https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1529819857394483200

Such Geniuses they have leading Texas.

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 5:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 15663

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

The first amendment was only referencing a printing press then too. I guess it doesn't apply to computers, the internet, phones, TV media, etc. Muskets were the military weapon of the time. Really? https://www.constituteproject.org/constitution/United_States_of_America_1992 #1/. Congress shall make...

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 5:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 15663

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

A well regulated militia was also generally understood to be a group of people capable of fighting for a common cause, as in the citizens of a state or country. With muskets. That had to be hand reloaded with inaccurate lead balls. The first amendment was only referencing a printing press then too....

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 4:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 15663

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

Correct me if I am wrong but was 2A not intended to provide for an armed militia able to help defend the republic from foreign invaders eg the English? I see no mention of anything else: "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep...

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 4:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ray Liotta Passes Away, Aged 67
Replies: 22
Views: 1427

Re: Ray Liotta Passes Away, Aged 67

"If you build it, he will come"

First introduced to him as Shoeless Joe in Field of Dreams.

Goodfellas pretty much was top notch.


RIP Ray.

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by casinterest
Thu May 26, 2022 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh / Durham Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 135
Views: 20849

Re: Raleigh / Durham Aviation Thread - 2022

Avelo kicked off it's first flights from RDU to HVN today https://www.cbs17.com/news/new-airline-takes-inaugural-flight-out-of-rdu/ In a joint statement, Avelo Chairman and CEO Andrew Levy said, “RDU — it’s time to say hello to Avelo. We are excited to start our nonstop service from RDU to Connectic...

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