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by seb146
Sat Oct 30, 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It
Replies: 66
Views: 4509

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

Carlson has the ratings he does because of his insane rants. People tune in to see how far off the rails he goes. There are plenty of sane and fact based right wing commentators out there. But they don't have unhealthy obsessions with AOC and socialism. Carlson is out there, man. A huge part of his...

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by seb146
Fri Oct 29, 2021 6:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shooting of Andrew Brown Jr.
Replies: 23
Views: 1768

Re: The Shooting of Andrew Brown Jr.

This doesn't look good. I watched the video of them rolling up and my first reaction was "wrong video, that looks like El Salvador". Nope, it's 'Murica. Guns and more guns and let's just shoot 'em off every chance we get. Three guys already resigned so you just know this shit show is just...

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by seb146
Fri Oct 29, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 84
Views: 4520

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

About trans activists asking for trans people to be on the board of companies. How big should the board be if every perceived or actual minority needs to be represented ? Especially in the US where you like to put people in all these boxes (by religion, sexuality, genre, skin color, origin, wealth,...

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by seb146
Fri Oct 29, 2021 6:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It
Replies: 66
Views: 4509

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

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

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by seb146
Fri Oct 29, 2021 6:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman
Replies: 303
Views: 17122

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

I asked up thread for proof of responsible gun ownership by those involved and got zero response. So, are we sure Baldwin and those on set are not responsible gun owners? Or are they not because of this one incident? Actually, you did get a response, from me. Baldwin is anti-Second Amendment, so wh...

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by seb146
Fri Oct 29, 2021 4:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It
Replies: 66
Views: 4509

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

I am all for free speech and all but this is beyond the pale. All those MAGA hats, all those MAGA flags, all those Confederate flags and patches and all the typical militia showing including gallows for Pence and Pelosi with people surrounding it with MAGA and Confederate and militia gear. Let's als...

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by seb146
Fri Oct 29, 2021 4:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can somebody tell me why sewage is being dumped in UK rivers ??
Replies: 31
Views: 2517

Re: Can somebody tell me why sewage is being dumped in UK rivers ??

I am probably posting something that has been posted before but it could be because of infrastructure. PDX had regular raw sewage spills into the Willamette River (runs through downtown) when they had heavy rains. The drain pipes were replaced for miles and miles and billions of US dollars and raw s...

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by seb146
Fri Oct 29, 2021 4:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman
Replies: 303
Views: 17122

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

Nobody’s giddy about a tragic accident likely caused by the absence of a safety culture around guns. AD Halls is as responsible as anybody. Baldwin shouldn’t and I don’t think will be charged, there will be civil suits, of course. Baldwin has an awful burden to carry for the rest of his life, somet...

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by seb146
Fri Oct 29, 2021 4:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Busiest airports without flights to London
Replies: 21
Views: 1590

Re: Busiest airports without flights to London

I am just going by what I learned when I would hang out at BFI. It is an "international" airport as is MFR. I thought being designated "international" means having immigration control on staff 24/7, regardless of the destination of carriers? Is LGA not an "international&quo...

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by seb146
Thu Oct 28, 2021 5:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Manchin: IRS reporting likely gone from bill
Replies: 53
Views: 2268

Re: Manchin: IRS reporting likely gone from bill

Manchin is no moderate. Romney is more moderate. Why not hold tax evaders accountable? Just because they run things, I suppose..... It's a major stretch to assume anyone moving $600+ into an account in a year is a potential tax evader. I think the reasoning behind this is that you will technically ...

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by seb146
Wed Oct 27, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Manchin: IRS reporting likely gone from bill
Replies: 53
Views: 2268

Re: Manchin: IRS reporting likely gone from bill

Manchin is no moderate. Romney is more moderate. Why not hold tax evaders accountable? Just because they run things, I suppose..... You can catch Tax evaders quite easily without this IRS reporting. I find it ironic you invoked Romney since it was he who was smeared as not paying his taxes which tu...

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by seb146
Wed Oct 27, 2021 2:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 84
Views: 4520

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

I just wonder.... Did Chapelle, early in his career, have a "relationship" with a trans woman and he is still angry about it? Outside of the fact that that is a pretty stupid question to ask (it's always been a stupid question), Chappelle seems pretty happy to me. He feels certain ways ab...

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by seb146
Wed Oct 27, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman
Replies: 303
Views: 17122

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

So, the classic "I thought the chamber was empty" and passing the blame. Again I ask: how many who handled the gun that day are self proclaimed "gun owners" and self proclaimed "safe gun handlers"? Do we actually know or are we just speculating based on how people feel...

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by seb146
Wed Oct 27, 2021 4:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman
Replies: 303
Views: 17122

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

The WSJ (paywall) just posted an interesting article which included the fact armorers are supposed to display to the talent that gun is empty. This is the standard protocol used in shooting everywhere when handing off a weapon. https://www.wsj.com/articles/on-set-of-alec-baldwin-movie-some-basic-gu...

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by seb146
Wed Oct 27, 2021 4:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Manchin: IRS reporting likely gone from bill
Replies: 53
Views: 2268

Re: Manchin: IRS reporting likely gone from bill

Manchin is no moderate. Romney is more moderate. Why not hold tax evaders accountable? Just because they run things, I suppose..... So, you were comfortable with the IRS receiving information on the movement of your money? I can understand...a little...the current reporting of $10000 in a single tr...

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by seb146
Wed Oct 27, 2021 4:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Manchin: IRS reporting likely gone from bill
Replies: 53
Views: 2268

Re: Manchin: IRS reporting likely gone from bill

Manchin is no moderate. Romney is more moderate. Why not hold tax evaders accountable? Just because they run things, I suppose.....

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by seb146
Wed Oct 27, 2021 4:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 84
Views: 4520

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

https://deadline.com/2021/10/dave-chappelle-controversy-reaction-video-trans-netflix-hannah-gadsby-1234862068/ Dave Chapelle responds to the controversy. I like that he took a swipe at Hannah Gadsby, she had been attacking him long before this special, and to be honest, she isn't all that funny. Ne...

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by seb146
Wed Oct 27, 2021 3:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 84
Views: 4520

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

Someone brought up a point on a talk show: Chapelle saying "I have a trans friend so I can say this" is the equivalent of "I have a Black friend so I can be racist". Whoever said that on the talk show does not understand sarcasm, much less how Chappelle uses it to highlight the ...

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by seb146
Wed Oct 27, 2021 1:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 84
Views: 4520

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

https://deadline.com/2021/10/dave-chappelle-controversy-reaction-video-trans-netflix-hannah-gadsby-1234862068/ Dave Chapelle responds to the controversy. I like that he took a swipe at Hannah Gadsby, she had been attacking him long before this special, and to be honest, she isn't all that funny. Ne...

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by seb146
Wed Oct 27, 2021 1:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Busiest airports without flights to London
Replies: 21
Views: 1590

Re: Busiest airports without flights to London

Because they don't have U.S. immigration facilities. Surprisingly, LHR doesn't even have U.S. border preclearance, but SNN does. This is why the all-J A318 from London City Airport was able to arrive at JFK T7 as a domestic flight, since it used Shannon as a fuel stop (pax would go through U.S. imm...

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by seb146
Tue Oct 26, 2021 6:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails
Replies: 50
Views: 2721

Re: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails

If you want to cancel culture to work, the double standard has to be dropped. (It won't be, so it'll never work) Take Emma Sulkowicz, mattress girl, who falsely accused a fellow college student of rape and caused devastation in his life. While Emma walked around in some sick and twisted performance...

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by seb146
Tue Oct 26, 2021 6:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Busiest airports without flights to London
Replies: 21
Views: 1590

Re: Busiest airports without flights to London

LaGuardia, Reagan National Because they don't have U.S. immigration facilities. Surprisingly, LHR doesn't even have U.S. border preclearance, but SNN does. This is why the all-J A318 from London City Airport was able to arrive at JFK T7 as a domestic flight, since it used Shannon as a fuel stop (pa...

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by seb146
Mon Oct 25, 2021 6:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 84
Views: 4520

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

I just went on twitter and a lot of this controversy is sparked by the fact that Fox "commentary" is supporting Chappelle. So basically I don't agree, but I can totally see a bunch of trans people being like "If Kellyanne Conway supports it, I'm automatically 180* to it!!" Like ...

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by seb146
Mon Oct 25, 2021 6:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America, actors, communists 1950s
Replies: 40
Views: 1599

Re: America, actors, communists 1950s

Wasn't Cliff Robertson blacklisted also? He made a comeback of sorts, IIRC, after the "red scare". Female actors did not fare as well after the "red scare" died down. https://www.insidehook.com/article/history/hollywood-actors-blacklisted-during-the-red-scare Lena Horne and Gypsy...

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by seb146
Mon Oct 25, 2021 4:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman
Replies: 303
Views: 17122

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

Your pompous little left wing hero is actually a monster. But anyone with half a brain knew that decades ago. He's a left-wing hero? News to me. Of course he is! He was on Saturday Night Live many times "mocking" and "making fun" of the twice impeached, one term president! That ...

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by seb146
Mon Oct 25, 2021 4:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: International Airports and prayer room
Replies: 25
Views: 1465

Re: International Airports and prayer room

The interfaith meditation room at SEA is nice. I don't think there was one at PDX. There are a couple of quite spaces at SFO.

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by seb146
Fri Oct 22, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 355
Views: 19913

Re: Texas abortion law

It appears the Supreme Court is about to totally destroy the GOP states business climate. https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/22/politics/abortion-texas-supreme-court/index.html Once again they have failed to allow women control over their bodies. This will cause chills throughout corporate America. Especi...

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by seb146
Tue Oct 19, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dallas Metro School Administrator Urges 'Balance' in Holocaust Curriculum
Replies: 43
Views: 2654

Re: Dallas Metro School Administrator Urges 'Balance' in Holocaust Curriculum

I think "the other side" of the Holocaust" should be taught. And that is how one man got an entire nation to look the other way and even agree with sending millions off to death camps. Why is that part not talked about more and not taught in school more?

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by seb146
Mon Oct 18, 2021 11:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails
Replies: 50
Views: 2721

Re: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails

WOW!!! because......? You're gonna have to expand that. I notice things about Seahawks fans vs. Raiders fans and 49ers fans vs. Raiders fans. Chiefs fans can get pretty passionate, too, but not like Raiders fans! I was surprised that you can see that in fan bases of sports and singers but not polit...

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by seb146
Mon Oct 18, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Colin Powell dead at 84
Replies: 50
Views: 2667

Re: Colin Powell dead at 84

Was fully vaccinated too. He was very immunocompromised tho. This has been my fear all along is that these vaccines lose their gusto quick and high risk people like myself are just as much at risk vaccinated or not. I liked the guy but unfortunately like anything tied to Bush and the Iraq war will ...

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by seb146
Mon Oct 18, 2021 6:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails
Replies: 50
Views: 2721

Re: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails

John Gruden's views simply reflect those of the Raiders fanbase. If you know, you know. There are racists, homophobes, and misogynists in every corner of the country. Every fan base. From Taylor Swift fans to Blue Jays fans to Ole' Miss fans to you name it. That does not mean the entire fan base is...

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by seb146
Mon Oct 18, 2021 6:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 84
Views: 4520

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

The most bizarre thing about this story is craven right media personalities suddenly coming to the defense of Netflix and Dave Chappelle. Truly bizarre...talk about people who would never get together. Chappelle wouldn't talk to Ben Shapiro or Laura Ingraham unless they let him dictate the discussi...

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by seb146
Mon Oct 18, 2021 6:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 84
Views: 4520

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

In his comedy set, Chappelle has a 15-20 minute bit where he discusses that the backlash he receives is typically from people who did not actually see his show, but read about it through a review in the papers or online or on twitter, and they are just repeating someone else's talking points withou...

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by seb146
Mon Oct 18, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Aviation Vloggers?
Replies: 7
Views: 1271

Re: Aviation Vloggers?

Gamers- Swiss001, 1DLflyer, TheFlightChannel, Allec Joshua Ibay, Mini Air Crash Investigation, Airforceproud95 (only thing I dislike about AFP95 is that he swears a bit too much.) Model airport demonstrators- Geminijets13, Aviation18, Redriveraviation Spotters- Lepp aviation, Matt Cochran (Have bee...

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by seb146
Sun Oct 17, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails
Replies: 50
Views: 2721

Re: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails

John Gruden's views simply reflect those of the Raiders fanbase. If you know, you know. There are racists, homophobes, and misogynists in every corner of the country. Every fan base. From Taylor Swift fans to Blue Jays fans to Ole' Miss fans to you name it. That does not mean the entire fan base is...

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by seb146
Sun Oct 17, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 84
Views: 4520

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

But is it really consequence culture if people actually watched the entire show and were genuinely upset? If people were fans before but are now questioning that choice? I’d question whether people who are upset were his fans to begin with or typically people jumping on the bandwagon, which is by d...

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by seb146
Sun Oct 17, 2021 2:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 84
Views: 4520

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

I guess all I am saying is: let people be offended. Let people quit their jobs or boycott streaming services if they want. I don't understand what the big deal is. I boycott Chick-Fil-A. People boycotted after seeing Janet Jackson's nipple for 3/10 of a second. People boycotted after Ellen came out....

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by seb146
Sat Oct 16, 2021 4:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails
Replies: 50
Views: 2721

Re: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails

They need to prove they understand what they did or said was wrong. If there wasn't a double standard, we could have a conversation. But this just shows, we should not give an aggressive mob of people the power to destroy lives. Take Emma Sulkowicz for example, she accused a young man of rape in he...

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by seb146
Sat Oct 16, 2021 4:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 84
Views: 4520

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

Why can't people have the reactions they have? I never thought Chapelle was that funny. And I am the bad guy. He has opinions on subjects but those who have opinions about him and his show are not allowed to or are bad for having them? I don't get it. It’s cancel culture, instead of watching and ma...

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by seb146
Fri Oct 15, 2021 4:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 84
Views: 4520

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

Why can't people have the reactions they have? I never thought Chapelle was that funny. And I am the bad guy. He has opinions on subjects but those who have opinions about him and his show are not allowed to or are bad for having them? I don't get it.

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by seb146
Fri Oct 15, 2021 4:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Great Resignation - Quit Your Job
Replies: 32
Views: 2066

Re: The Great Resignation - Quit Your Job

RIght now aerospace has a major great resignation problem. The industry benefits are good, but not great like before (e.g., no pension except at Boeing and maybe a few others, but not my work). Senior engineers are getting so burned out, it has become surprising when I don't know someone announcing...

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by seb146
Fri Oct 15, 2021 4:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Great Resignation - Quit Your Job
Replies: 32
Views: 2066

Re: The Great Resignation - Quit Your Job

Is anyone else seeing this? People complaining about things but don't lift a finger to help? The ports are backed up because qualified candidates can not be found. Restaurants are closing early and even entirely on certain days because people will not work. Stores have long lines because cashiers a...

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by seb146
Fri Oct 15, 2021 4:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Great Resignation - Quit Your Job
Replies: 32
Views: 2066

Re: The Great Resignation - Quit Your Job

Is anyone else seeing this? People complaining about things but don't lift a finger to help? The ports are backed up because qualified candidates can not be found. Restaurants are closing early and even entirely on certain days because people will not work. Stores have long lines because cashiers an...

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by seb146
Fri Oct 15, 2021 4:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Medicare should be able to negoitiate Drug Prices
Replies: 46
Views: 2197

Re: Medicare should be able to negoitiate Drug Prices

So they have enough money to campaign against lowering drug prices but have no money to actually lower drug prices? Quelle surprise....

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by seb146
Fri Oct 15, 2021 4:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Massacre in Kongsberg
Replies: 52
Views: 2392

Re: Massacre in Kongsberg

Can we stick to the topic of how many mass shootings Norway has had over the past 50 years and the reason behind that?

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by seb146
Thu Oct 14, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails
Replies: 50
Views: 2721

Re: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails

We need to stop calling it "cancel culture" since nothing is actually cancelled but, instead, call it "consequence culture" since actions have consequences. Yes, Gruden could have made an effort back then to understand why what he said was wrong and be better. He did not. He has...

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by seb146
Wed Oct 13, 2021 2:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Potential for Building a Bridge Over the Yukon River in Dawson City
Replies: 21
Views: 1553

Re: Potential for Building a Bridge Over the Yukon River in Dawson City

There has to be a good economic reason. For goods to get to Dawson City, they most likely go through Whitehorse on a road open all year. Crossing the river takes a highway to the Alaska border and meets up with the road to Whitehorse. Economically, it makes no sense.

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by seb146
Wed Oct 13, 2021 2:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails
Replies: 50
Views: 2721

Re: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails

I'm sure if I were to put your past under a microscope, there would be a few reasons to call you a POS. And yes, times have changes DRASTICALLY in the past 10 years, people have become way past hypersensitive. Not only that, but people also seem to get some sick enjoyment from seeing other people's...

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by seb146
Tue Oct 12, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 355
Views: 19913

Re: Texas abortion law

If people spent half the time trying to cut unwanted pregnancies rather than having pointless, inane discussions on the viability of foetuses and 'what right do men have in decisions' the whole of society would be better. At the moment abortion is a necessary evil but it is not consequenceless. Thi...

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by seb146
Tue Oct 12, 2021 6:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails
Replies: 50
Views: 2721

Re: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails

Sorry, but complaining about his past impacting the present just makes you look foolish. This was 2011. It’s not like you can use the excuse people use for their old grandpa who sometimes says the wrong thing, “oh he’s from a different time!” If you were a racist in 2011 you were still a few decade...

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