Search found 14716 matches

by NIKV69
Mon Dec 20, 2021 2:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elizabeth Warren Tests Positive for COVID-19
Replies: 15
Views: 1466

Re: Elizabeth Warren Tests Positive for COVID-19

Being vaccinated and boosted doesn't guarantee you don't get Covid but helps the immune system fight it and prevent the illness from being serious. I wish her the speediest recovery.

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Mon Dec 20, 2021 2:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7952

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

Gives cover to Kelly, Sinema and a few other Senators facing elections in moderate to conservative states. Manchin was only the loudest Dem opponent of more “free” stuff. Sinema will not make it to an election. Obviously, she does not understand what being primaried means, but she will shaking a cu...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Sun Dec 19, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7952

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

Good to hear that the people of West Virginia are doing so well, that they don’t need this. I only wish that the other 49 states could catch up to their quality of life standard but WV just sets the bar so high. I mean look at them! Their Senator lives on a yacht and drives a Maserati. Streets are ...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Sun Dec 19, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7952

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

Thank you Senator Manchin, It's been something to watch the Sunday shows this morning that is for sure. Best not to alienate Manchin any further or he may change parties than the Dems will have a problem.

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Sun Dec 19, 2021 6:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Netherlands Going Into Hard Lockdown From 5AM Sunday
Replies: 33
Views: 2611

Re: Netherlands Going Into Hard Lockdown From 5AM Sunday

stlgph wrote:
I'm in Belgium at the moment - it feels like practically all of the Netherlands has come over to Bruges, Lieges, and Antwerp to party it up.


That is how Las Vegas was last February and March with Californians.

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Sat Dec 18, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Southwest CEO tests positive for Covid-19
Replies: 23
Views: 2442

Re: Southwest CEO tests positive for Covid-19

This whole plane thing has me puzzled. In the height of the pandemic, I was in casinos a good amount of the time and even though we had masks, plexiglass and casinos change the air more times than most indoor venues I think the biggest factor in keeping infection low was temping people at the door ...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Sat Dec 18, 2021 7:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2370

Re: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago

Yes, that is the practical side of the problem. Gun lovers don’t want to admit there are too many ways around the laws we already have, and the left doesn’t want to admit trafficking networks that get them into hands of bad guys are too far ahead of the government to be stopped. I have to push back...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Sat Dec 18, 2021 2:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Southwest CEO tests positive for Covid-19
Replies: 23
Views: 2442

Re: Southwest CEO tests positive for Covid-19

This whole plane thing has me puzzled. In the height of the pandemic, I was in casinos a good amount of the time and even though we had masks, plexiglass and casinos change the air more times than most indoor venues I think the biggest factor in keeping infection low was temping people at the door s...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Fri Dec 17, 2021 5:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2370

Re: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago

Yes, that is the practical side of the problem. Gun lovers don’t want to admit there are too many ways around the laws we already have, and the left doesn’t want to admit trafficking networks that get them into hands of bad guys are too far ahead of the government to be stopped. I have to push back...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Thu Dec 16, 2021 11:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chris Cuomo's Termination From CNN
Replies: 58
Views: 3346

Re: Chris Cuomo's Termination From CNN

you never addressed what I wrote, because you lack the common sense to reply when you are wrong. On top of that, you make assumptions. I went to my properties, to check on them. They were all empty because of the pandemic they are STR and Vegas was shut down. I did nothing wrong, seems to me you ar...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Thu Dec 16, 2021 5:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Changes would you like to see in 2022
Replies: 54
Views: 3189

Re: What Changes would you like to see in 2022

Would like to see Jack in the Box who brought Del Taco bring back the Chorizo breakfast burrito. You haven't till you had that.

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Wed Dec 15, 2021 11:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Woman Breastfeeds Cat on Delta Flight, Refuses to Put Cat Back in Bag.
Replies: 31
Views: 2823

Re: Woman Breastfeeds Cat on Delta Flight, Refuses to Put Cat Back in Bag.

jacrowley48 wrote:
I still don't buy this


I sure hope it isn't true, seriously.

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Wed Dec 15, 2021 11:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2370

Re: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago

Yes, no one is forcing me to buy a gun. However, when YOUR guns affect me, my friends, family and other innocent people then I have an issue with them. Something, jeebus willing, California will take care of. It's interesting that in this statement you speak of a gun as it can function on it's own ...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Tue Dec 14, 2021 2:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aftermath of Tornadoes in Central United Staes
Replies: 44
Views: 2498

Re: Aftermath of Tornadoes in Central United Staes

I don’t understand how in this day and age we get this much loss of life when we have such technology that gives us warnings that this weather is coming. I mean this catastrophic damage is rivaled only by nuclear blast damage. I sure hope these workplaces didn’t prevent their employees from seeking ...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Mon Dec 13, 2021 10:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again
Replies: 81
Views: 3326

Re: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again

The action of the Warren Commission does raise the question, why didn't they want to hear his testimony?. It's funny in the official record Warren Commision witness list they interviewed acquaintances of Ruby but not him himself? Very strange though if you believe in the conspiracy then you have to...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Mon Dec 13, 2021 10:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: End of an era at Fox News
Replies: 20
Views: 1817

Re: End of an era at Fox News

People under 40 are less likely to be watching cable news networks. A lot of people in my circle do not have cable, me included. Many have "cut the cable" but if you open the CNN app on Apple Tv or such you get CNN regular cable shows and reporting. Again it's weird that they wooed Wallac...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Mon Dec 13, 2021 10:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again
Replies: 81
Views: 3326

Re: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again

LHO did it alone. None of this nonsense even cast 1% doubt about it. Nonsense? How many people that don't know each other all said the same thing of what they saw and heard? Hard to take your statement too seriously and there is more than enough evidence the supports another shooter at the picket f...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Mon Dec 13, 2021 10:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted
Replies: 59
Views: 2779

Re: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted

Here’s to hoping it happens! Better yet, hoping Gov Newsome’ idea comes to fruition, sue the gun aficionados into bankruptcy. Nice to see your enthusiasm when it comes to people losing their livelihoods thankfully the states that don't harbor this hatred toward people that want to own guns can pick...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Mon Dec 13, 2021 8:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: End of an era at Fox News
Replies: 20
Views: 1817

Re: End of an era at Fox News

casinterest wrote:
As the article mentioned, streaming is the future. Cable is the past.


I respectfully disagree, streaming may be growing in popularity but from 7-11PM people are on that couch watching TV.

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Mon Dec 13, 2021 5:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: End of an era at Fox News
Replies: 20
Views: 1817

Re: End of an era at Fox News

I imagine Wallace( who is 74) is looking for something new to define himself on, while at the same time giving CNN a notable name to drive viewership of a product that i myself doubt I will watch. Wow didn't know he was in his 70s. Or he can be semi retiring. It's plain to see CNN wanted his name b...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Mon Dec 13, 2021 5:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: End of an era at Fox News
Replies: 20
Views: 1817

Re: End of an era at Fox News

Fox news journalist Chris Wallace is ending his contract at Fox and heading to CNN+. Brian Stelter was spiking the football day yesterday but what I don't get is they didn't even give him a spot in the regular line up? No offense but CNN+ seems like a step backward for Wallace. I also doubt he will...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Mon Dec 13, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again
Replies: 81
Views: 3326

Re: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again

Pretty timely and interesting documentary just produced by ABC7 in SFO - they talk about a visual experiment done with triangulation of positions of people in photos that shows where the 2nd shooter may have stood in Moorman's photo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n6JfJkYXXFQ Nice Documentary, tha...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Mon Dec 13, 2021 4:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The first death from omicron variant reported in U.K as lockdowns back on agenda.
Replies: 55
Views: 3666

Re: The first death from omicron variant reported in U.K as lockdowns back on agenda.

77Phoebe wrote:
More hysterical nonsense. Politicians can do what they like, people have stopped listening. I certainly have.


At this point many know the economy can't take another hit like last year so a lockdown is not the best idea.

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Mon Dec 13, 2021 4:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California governor says he will use legal tactics of Texas abortion ban to implement gun control
Replies: 51
Views: 3185

Re: California governor says he will use legal tactics of Texas abortion ban to implement gun control

Not to mention smash and grabs have pretty much always existed. And the US isn’t the old west where the punishment for stealing designer shoes is to get shot down in the street. It's not just designer shoes. It's laundry detergent and other normal daily life items. If you don't get a handle on this...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Mon Dec 13, 2021 4:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chris Cuomo's Termination From CNN
Replies: 58
Views: 3346

Re: Chris Cuomo's Termination From CNN

for people like you, with no common sense. When I tested positive, I had to visit my properties, to take care of things. If someone was treaspassing, I would of asked them to leave as well. So you say I have no common sense and then admit you went into population with Covid when you were supposed t...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Mon Dec 13, 2021 2:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smollett trial
Replies: 31
Views: 2450

Re: Jussie Smollett trial

The city of Chicago is pursuing recovery of $130K in expenses from Smollett. I would think they would seek more than that... https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/jussie-smollett-verdict-chicago-lawsuit.amp I would like see a law that says if you are convicted of a crime like this you have to reimb...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Sun Dec 12, 2021 11:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 363
Views: 12565

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Fishing

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Sun Dec 12, 2021 11:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 1121
Views: 64890

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

My friend goes to the F1 every year in the UAE and tries to get me to go. It looks intense!

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Sun Dec 12, 2021 6:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California governor says he will use legal tactics of Texas abortion ban to implement gun control
Replies: 51
Views: 3185

Re: California governor says he will use legal tactics of Texas abortion ban to implement gun control

But these are state politics, they don't need to be concerned about what people in the Midwest or the Gulf Coast think of this. Unless Newsom has national aspirations, but even then, I don't think he would lose many voters as he already would be hardly a candidate that would woo in independents. I ...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Sun Dec 12, 2021 5:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California governor says he will use legal tactics of Texas abortion ban to implement gun control
Replies: 51
Views: 3185

Re: California governor says he will use legal tactics of Texas abortion ban to implement gun control

This will never become law as enough Democrats won't go for it to prevent them from it being used against them in their next campaign. Better would be to go after much more strongly the street gangs that do a lot of the criminal gun deaths, including funding police more in high crime areas. Exactly...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Sat Dec 11, 2021 7:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smollett trial
Replies: 31
Views: 2450

Re: Jussie Smollett trial

What is sad about this case is there is a serious problem with hate crimes and also a fear of black people for whatever reason in our culture. These problems need to be addressed. When you go and stage a hate crime like this, it only harms the very communities that you are a part of because now rea...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Fri Dec 10, 2021 9:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smollett trial
Replies: 31
Views: 2450

Re: Jussie Smollett trial

1. The girls on The View are unanimous in their belief Smollett *must* have been influenced by drugs. :crazy: 2, My sentencing prediction: 1 year; eligible for parole after 3 months. Ah the women on the view. It's ironic how Sunny Hostin who is so obsessed with race can't understand how Smollett ac...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Thu Dec 09, 2021 11:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smollett trial
Replies: 31
Views: 2450

Re: Jussie Smollett trial

Verdict reached, Smollett and his entourage heading into the courtroom

Verdict announced. Guilty. Well Jussie I guess you will go on blaming police and MAGA voters. I commend Chicago for doing the right thing. I just hope the Mayor doesn't make some asinine statement as she is prone to do.

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Thu Dec 09, 2021 4:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Zealand to BAN smoking
Replies: 59
Views: 2371

Re: New Zealand to BAN smoking

Any comparison to alcohol is rediculous. In moderation or very occasionally it has zero affects. The younger generation doesn't drink anything like older generations and they don't smoke anything like it either. Time are a changing. I think smoking is utterly disgusting. Aside from the smell, you a...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Thu Dec 09, 2021 3:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chris Cuomo's Termination From CNN
Replies: 58
Views: 3346

Re: Chris Cuomo's Termination From CNN

Hannity and Carlson BOTH got their covid shots and boosters. While screaming about freedom from not getting any vaccines at all. No one on the right is cancelling anything. However, the "left" (read: anything out side the MAGA echo chamber) is all for holding our own accountable for their...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Thu Dec 09, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Zealand to BAN smoking
Replies: 59
Views: 2371

Re: New Zealand to BAN smoking

Talk about interfering in people lives and taking away choices on a legal product Tobacco should not be legal with our knowledge of what it does to both the user and those around them. Can you think of another product which, when used exactly as intended, has such a high likelihood of illness or de...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Thu Dec 09, 2021 6:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smollett trial
Replies: 31
Views: 2450

Re: Jussie Smollett trial

T18 wrote:
Based on the trial reporting I've seen, I know one thing for sure, someone is committing perjury...
I'll let you decide who you think it is, Jussie or the Brothers Osundairo.


Not a hard one to figure out. From the beginning I knew this whole story was BS.

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Wed Dec 08, 2021 7:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fox News NYC HQ Christmas Tree set on fire
Replies: 29
Views: 1681

Re: Fox News NYC HQ Christmas Tree set on fire

Relatively harmless and humorous gesture, if you ask me. So destruction of another's property is harmless and humorous? It is a disposable dead tree and it was outdoors. The symbolism is humorous given all the cross burnings done to the other side over time. It’s a David vs Goliath gesture in refer...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Wed Dec 08, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 285
Views: 11130

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

Was this guy's temper that bad? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Jordan_Davis . Or maybe he just had a bad day? It doesn't matter, his life is ruined, his family's life and the life of the boy's family is ruined too. Anyone can lose temper, including yourself. Indeed, your personal attack sh...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Wed Dec 08, 2021 4:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fox News NYC HQ Christmas Tree set on fire
Replies: 29
Views: 1681

Re: Fox News NYC HQ Christmas Tree set on fire

The more the rhetoric in the media that feeds these crazy people the more this will happen. I am just glad the fire didn't really spread. This person should be in jail for a long time.

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Wed Dec 08, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smollett trial
Replies: 31
Views: 2450

Re: Jussie Smollett trial

He definitely seems to have had an ulterior motive to get back at his employer or 'prove something' to them. Faking an incident is serious and could have had societal impact. At the very least, it is fitting that he loses his career. At the very least. We have seen what happens to people that are f...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Wed Dec 08, 2021 3:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 285
Views: 11130

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

If you could lose your temper enough to cause you to shot someone there are multiple issues at hand. First, you probably shouldn't own a gun. Second, go seek help if your temper is that bad. Was this guy's temper that bad? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Jordan_Davis . Or maybe he just had ...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Wed Dec 08, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chris Cuomo's Termination From CNN
Replies: 58
Views: 3346

Re: Chris Cuomo's Termination From CNN

You misunderstood, I meant he should have never covered his brother at all on his network, Don't often agree with much of what you write, but here you're spot on. CC was easy to like but his on-air sessions with his brother should never have happened. I found them hard to watch. Yep and the conflic...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Tue Dec 07, 2021 8:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smollett trial
Replies: 31
Views: 2450

Re: Jussie Smollett trial

I think it's clear he staged this and should be held accountable. I'm inclined to agree. To think that his only motive was profit and publicity makes it even worse. He could've caused large scale disturbances and innocent people to lose their lives. Thankfully he didn't name specific people, as we ...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Tue Dec 07, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smollett trial
Replies: 31
Views: 2450

Jussie Smollett trial

https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/06/us/jussie-smollett-trial-monday/index.html Lots of twists and turns at this trial. Smollett testifying that the two brothers the state said he paid to stage a hoax helped him get drugs and that a relationship began to develop and that one of the brothers asked to be hi...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Tue Dec 07, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: School bullies could face up to three years in jail under new French law
Replies: 25
Views: 1760

Re: School bullies could face up to three years in jail under new French law

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2021/12/02/school-bullies-could-face-three-years-jail-new-french-law/ In my opinion children has no place in jail in any civilised country! I really don't see what exactly this is meant to improve, and honestly it reeks of the usual pandering to the masses by ...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Tue Dec 07, 2021 5:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chris Cuomo's Termination From CNN
Replies: 58
Views: 3346

Re: Chris Cuomo's Termination From CNN

It seems you don't understand the details or timelines. CNN did not allow him to have anything to do with his brother's case - he lied and said he wasn't helping him. Then it came out that he had attended a couple meetings with his brother, but he lied to CNN and said it was private and there was n...

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Tue Dec 07, 2021 7:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Senator Bob Dole Dies At The Age Of 98
Replies: 13
Views: 1073

Re: Former Senator Bob Dole Dies At The Age Of 98

A good man and a good patriot RIP.

Jump to post
by NIKV69
Tue Dec 07, 2021 7:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucson Cop Fired for Killing Shoplifting Suspect
Replies: 129
Views: 5556

Re: Tucson Cop Fired for Killing Shoplifting Suspect

Your list makes absolutely no sense factually - SF and LA are not even ranked in the top 100 cities for violent crime rate. https://www.neighborhoodscout.com/blog/top100dangerous/amp That is an interesting list for other reasons, just from the top ten. 1. Detroit, MI Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000 r...

Jump to post