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by casinterest
Fri Aug 12, 2022 3:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brittney Griner Sentenced to 9 yrs
Replies: 116
Views: 6810

Re: Brittney Griner Sentenced to 9 yrs

Do you every read someone's post who has a different opinion/view than you for comprehension or is it just to look for points to argue? I said, no less than three times, that I think it is being used politically. Your article doesn't lay out a good case that it is out of line, in fact, I thought it...

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by casinterest
Fri Aug 12, 2022 2:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brittney Griner Sentenced to 9 yrs
Replies: 116
Views: 6810

Re: Brittney Griner Sentenced to 9 yrs

Did the you read the article? What does what the US justice system have to do with Russia's? Also, I fully believe this is being used politically by Russia, but that doesn't make the sentence out of line with past Russian precedent. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/7/26/russias-drug-laws-tool-to...

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by casinterest
Fri Aug 12, 2022 1:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brittney Griner Sentenced to 9 yrs
Replies: 116
Views: 6810

Re: Brittney Griner Sentenced to 9 yrs

Are you judging the sentence against US standards or Russian standards? I would bet my house that Russia is using this politically, but does this sentence fall in line with other similar cases in Russia? Unless you know, your statement is just an opinion. Griner gets the top level of a possible 10 ...

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by casinterest
Fri Aug 12, 2022 1:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 641
Views: 45352

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

Having watched all this play out over the last few days while out of town, i had to laugh. The GOP runs to protect Trump again, even though it fhis was Hunter Biden, they would have been cheering it on. The GOP is such a cult now, that it can't even function as a political party with any seriousness...

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by casinterest
Fri Aug 12, 2022 12:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 317
Views: 11371

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Random

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by casinterest
Fri Aug 12, 2022 12:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brittney Griner Sentenced to 9 yrs
Replies: 116
Views: 6810

Re: Brittney Griner Sentenced to 9 yrs

Good point actually, it is illegal to bring cannabis products of any kind into the USA too and if found she would have been arrested and likely convicted. I don't think it would have been a 9 year sentence but it would have been time in prison. Tugg 9 years ?? No. This was an over the top abuse of ...

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by casinterest
Fri Aug 12, 2022 12:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 677
Views: 19326

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - 2022

Looks like LA County will likely be bringing back indoor mask mandates in a couple weeks: https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-07-15/l-a-headed-for-new-covid-mask-mandate-will-others-join?_amp=true I know a few universities in the area have already reinstated their own mask mandates - UCLA...

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by casinterest
Fri Aug 12, 2022 12:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elon Musk Backing Out of Twitter Deal
Replies: 59
Views: 4879

Re: Elon Musk Backing Out of Twitter Deal

Musk is basically saying that he never did his own due diligence prior to making his bid, and that is not going to stand in court. He explicitly waived his right of diligence in an effort to pressure the Twitter board into accepting his deal over a weekend, before markets could respond the followin...

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by casinterest
Fri Aug 12, 2022 12:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brittney Griner Sentenced to 9 yrs
Replies: 116
Views: 6810

Re: Brittney Griner Sentenced to 9 yrs

So yes, one has to be careful when you go into these backwards countries What would happen to me if I tried to take drugs into America and was caught? [...] Good point actually, it is illegal to bring cannabis products of any kind into the USA too and if found she would have been arrested and likel...

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by casinterest
Sat Aug 06, 2022 11:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elon Musk Backing Out of Twitter Deal
Replies: 59
Views: 4879

Re: Elon Musk Backing Out of Twitter Deal

Musk today challenged the Twitter CEO to a public debate on the bot issue. This is an attempt to take the dispute out of the courtroom and into the public domain, where his fanbase will help him. He also said the deal can move forward if the bot issue is resolved to his satisfaction. But of course ...

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by casinterest
Sat Aug 06, 2022 11:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sandy Hook denial shot down in court
Replies: 29
Views: 2607

Re: Sandy Hook denial shot down in court

Alex Jones is not sorry at all about what he did with Sandy Hook or a host of other misleading lies and fabrications. He is sorry that he is going to have to pay for it. I hope that the other parents open their own suits against Jones, and other victims of his misleading and false statements raise ...

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by casinterest
Sat Aug 06, 2022 11:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brittney Griner Sentenced to 9 yrs
Replies: 116
Views: 6810

Re: Brittney Griner Sentenced to 9 yrs

[...]Most Americans get limited to no sentences for possession anymore. [...] I get your post, except this part. It is not America where this took place and daily there are Americans that are jailed in other nations for felonies under their laws. I have not heard many people here saying she "d...

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by casinterest
Sat Aug 06, 2022 2:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade
Replies: 1136
Views: 55415

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

I have some question about the new abortion ban in Indiana. Quote from the Guardian article: It includes limited exceptions, including in cases of rape and incest, and to protect the life and physical health of the mother. The exceptions for rape and incest are limited to 10 weeks post-fertilizatio...

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by casinterest
Sat Aug 06, 2022 2:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 317
Views: 11371

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

zip

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by casinterest
Sat Aug 06, 2022 2:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brittney Griner Sentenced to 9 yrs
Replies: 116
Views: 6810

Re: Brittney Griner Sentenced to 9 yrs

The sentence is completely political and a negotiating tool for Russia to use as leverage. It is not about justice or any sensible view of reforming the behavior. The fawning of the right wing over this sentence is completely irresponsible and ignorant. Most Americans get limited to no sentences for...

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by casinterest
Sat Aug 06, 2022 2:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sandy Hook denial shot down in court
Replies: 29
Views: 2607

Re: Sandy Hook denial shot down in court

Alex Jones is not sorry at all about what he did with Sandy Hook or a host of other misleading lies and fabrications. He is sorry that he is going to have to pay for it. I hope that the other parents open their own suits against Jones, and other victims of his misleading and false statements raise s...

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by casinterest
Sat Aug 06, 2022 1:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Election deniers seek Secretary of State
Replies: 30
Views: 2039

Re: Election deniers seek Secretary of State

There is a question election deniers can not ever seem to answer: In my life, I have voted in three different states in different elections. Each ballot is one piece of paper. Some elections have just one race, other elections have several. But, they are all on one piece of paper. How in the world ...

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by casinterest
Sat Aug 06, 2022 1:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Memorable Meals that really were better than the sum of their parts...
Replies: 14
Views: 1308

Re: Memorable Meals that really were better than the sum of their parts...

Campbell's Tomato Soup, Grilled Cheese Sandwich , must be buttered with salted butter and American Cheese, You ever try mayo or Miracle Whip instead of butter for the grilled cheese? I prefer butter myself, I'm a purist, but every person I've made one for using mayo or Miracle Whip swears by that m...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 29, 2022 8:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mega-Millions jackpot at 1.2 billion
Replies: 60
Views: 3154

Re: Mega-Millions jackpot at 1.2 billion

I already bought the winning ticket. You all can just donate to the cause. :) I would set up a trust for my closest family and friends. ( Maybe divide a large portion of after-tax winnings amongst them). Donate to my old school Donate to the Park services and local museums/aquariums Donate to Cancer...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 29, 2022 8:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Election deniers seek Secretary of State
Replies: 30
Views: 2039

Re: Election deniers seek Secretary of State

There is a question election deniers can not ever seem to answer: In my life, I have voted in three different states in different elections. Each ballot is one piece of paper. Some elections have just one race, other elections have several. But, they are all on one piece of paper. How in the world ...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 29, 2022 8:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 317
Views: 11371

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Mass

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 29, 2022 8:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pence remains mum on Jan 6 & Trump
Replies: 22
Views: 1658

Re: Pence remains mum on Jan 6 & Trump

It is almost like there was a massive coverup going on in the Trump Administration about Jan 6 https://thehill.com/policy/national-security/3579787-more-missing-texts-this-time-from-trump-dhs-officials-raise-new-jan-6-questions/ late February message to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspecto...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 29, 2022 7:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Election deniers seek Secretary of State
Replies: 30
Views: 2039

Re: Election deniers seek Secretary of State

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

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 29, 2022 6:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Election deniers seek Secretary of State
Replies: 30
Views: 2039

Re: Election deniers seek Secretary of State

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

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 29, 2022 5:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Election deniers seek Secretary of State
Replies: 30
Views: 2039

Re: Election deniers seek Secretary of State

Election deniers will win in places that have some very warped views of America. Alabama, Indiana seem like locks. However I would believe the rest will ultimately reject the ignorant group, Especially as more in your face campaign ads start running this fall.

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 29, 2022 4:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 317
Views: 11371

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Hurricane

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 29, 2022 1:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Claims ‘Nobody Got to the Bottom of 9/11’
Replies: 26
Views: 1808

Re: Trump Claims ‘Nobody Got to the Bottom of 9/11’

Wow, this is positively craven. Amid a recent flurry of criticism from 9/11 families about a Saudi-backed LIV golf event at one of his clubs, Trump was asked today how he responds to criticism about being in business with the Saudis. For background there have been protests planned and the families ...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 28, 2022 7:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gasoline prices, it hurts.
Replies: 694
Views: 49598

Re: Gasoline prices, it hurts.

In these trying times of high gasoline prices, let's give a hand to Shell for barely making an 11.5 billion dollar profit. https://finance.yahoo.com/news/shell-reports-record-profit-11-061117220.html Shell posted record results on Thursday, with a $11.5 billion second-quarter profit smashing the mar...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 28, 2022 2:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Electoral Count Act Reform
Replies: 78
Views: 4159

Re: Electoral Count Act Reform

We are at that part of the story, where it currently isn't looking good for the act in terms of congressional action. The best thing that could happen is for the Senate to create a bill in August or September, and give it over to reconciliation with the House. Then the Jan 6 committee could create ...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 28, 2022 2:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Electoral Count Act Reform
Replies: 78
Views: 4159

Re: Electoral Count Act Reform

We are at that part of the story, where it currently isn't looking good for the act in terms of congressional action. https://rollcall.com/2022/07/26/dont-let-the-electoral-count-act-rewrite-go-down-for-the-count/ The biggest problem is timing, especially in the Senate, since from here on floor time...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 28, 2022 1:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 317
Views: 11371

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Menagerie

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 27, 2022 5:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 317
Views: 11371

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

exploration

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 26, 2022 8:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wally Cleaver (Tony Dow) Has passed at 77
Replies: 6
Views: 489

Re: Wally Cleaver (Tony Dow) Has passed at 77

Apparently he is not dead yet. However it does appear imminent. https://deadline.com/2022/07/tony-dow-alive-death-announced-in-error-1235078184/ Dow is reportedly near death, receiving hospice care at home, with his son Christopher Dow now telling the media that his father is in “his last hours.” Lo...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 26, 2022 6:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wally Cleaver (Tony Dow) Has passed at 77
Replies: 6
Views: 489

Re: Wally Cleaver (Tony Dow) Has passed at 77

RIP Tony Dow.

I used to watch all the reruns in the summer.

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 26, 2022 1:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 317
Views: 11371

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Booster

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by casinterest
Mon Jul 25, 2022 6:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Memorable Meals that really were better than the sum of their parts...
Replies: 14
Views: 1308

Re: Memorable Meals that really were better than the sum of their parts...

Campbell's Tomato Soup, Grilled Cheese Sandwich , must be buttered with salted butter and American Cheese,

Followed with a desert of southern banana pudding( nilla wafers in banana pudding with extra sugar, and whip cream topping).

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by casinterest
Mon Jul 25, 2022 1:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 317
Views: 11371

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Driver

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by casinterest
Mon Jul 25, 2022 12:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Walgreens Religous Exemption for Condoms
Replies: 32
Views: 2220

Re: Walgreens Religous Exemption for Condoms

This is like the Cashier at a strip club being against lap dances. When you go to work for an employer, you are their representative in all they do and sell. If you have an objection to a legally allowed offering of the company , you shouldn't apply or should just resign

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by casinterest
Sat Jul 23, 2022 2:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 503
Views: 27207

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

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

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by casinterest
Sat Jul 23, 2022 2:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pence remains mum on Jan 6 & Trump
Replies: 22
Views: 1658

Re: Pence remains mum on Jan 6 & Trump

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

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 22, 2022 9:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 317
Views: 11371

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Haste

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 22, 2022 7:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 503
Views: 27207

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

On a good note for the slow US justice system. Bannon just got convicted for Contempt of Congress. His defense put up none, and the Jury of his peers found him guilty. https://apnews.com/article/capitol-siege-steve-bannon-donald-trump-congress-government-and-politics-26c539434d968d642563b38c34a62916...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 22, 2022 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 503
Views: 27207

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

It's likely that Trump will complicate the DoJ decision by announcing a campaign for 2024. They would then have to weigh whether their actions are interfering in an election. It's the same complication that arose for FBI director Comey in 2016 with the Clinton e-mail scandal. Comey decided to annou...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 22, 2022 5:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 503
Views: 27207

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

Some video outtakes of the hearing. Hawley and other members of congress and staff fleeing for their lives. The January 6 commission has done a good job of preserving the truth of that day as Trump and his supporters have sought to obfuscate and bury what happened that day. The imagery of Hawley gi...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 22, 2022 12:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 317
Views: 11371

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Nurse

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 22, 2022 12:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dominoes Pizza
Replies: 62
Views: 3977

Re: Dominoes Pizza

Awful here in Germany. I have no idea what their pizza bases are made of but it's nothing close to what proper pizza should be. There are tons of places with proper wood fired pizza ovens which are incredibly close to Italian Pizza, as it should be and barely more expensive. You can customise them ...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 22, 2022 12:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 503
Views: 27207

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

The Jan 6 commission laid out very clearly that Trump lied, Trump sought to profit from his lies, Trump used coercion and abuse of power on officials in many states in order to attempt to change the will of the United States Citizens. And then on Jan 6, Trump stood by and cheered as he pushed his su...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 21, 2022 9:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "The Real Anthony Fauci" by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
Replies: 127
Views: 5959

Re: "The Real Anthony Fauci" by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

Interesting side note to all of this. An individual that is UNVACCINATED. caught polio and now has partial paralysis https://www.cnn.com/2022/07/21/health/new-york-polio/index.html A person from Rockland County, New York, has been diagnosed with polio, the first case identified in the United States ...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 21, 2022 8:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 503
Views: 27207

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

Now the secret service is in trouble. They can only produce 1 text message from Jan 6. Destruction of records strikes at a most interesting time, and apparently this was after they were explicitly told to keep the messages for investigation. In fairness, a review of their records found 1 message th...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 21, 2022 7:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 503
Views: 27207

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

Now the secret service is in trouble. They can only produce 1 text message from Jan 6. https://www.cnn.com/2022/07/21/politics/dhs-inspector-general-secret-service-texts/index.html Destruction of records strikes at a most interesting time, and apparently this was after they were explicitly told to k...

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