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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 08, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 285
Views: 11270

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...

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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: 1685

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.

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 08, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smollett trial
Replies: 31
Views: 2454

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...

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 08, 2021 3:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 285
Views: 11270

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 ...

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 08, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chris Cuomo's Termination From CNN
Replies: 58
Views: 3358

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...

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by NIKV69
Tue Dec 07, 2021 8:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smollett trial
Replies: 31
Views: 2454

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 ...

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by NIKV69
Tue Dec 07, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smollett trial
Replies: 31
Views: 2454

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...

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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: 1779

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 ...

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by NIKV69
Tue Dec 07, 2021 5:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chris Cuomo's Termination From CNN
Replies: 58
Views: 3358

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...

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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: 1075

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

A good man and a good patriot RIP.

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by NIKV69
Tue Dec 07, 2021 7:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucson Cop Fired for Killing Shoplifting Suspect
Replies: 129
Views: 5640

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...

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by NIKV69
Tue Dec 07, 2021 7:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chris Cuomo's Termination From CNN
Replies: 58
Views: 3358

Re: Chris Cuomo's Termination From CNN

CNN enabled this from the beginning, he should have never been allowed to do anything related to his brother. It was a conflict. I also find it hilarious that CNN and MSNBC is crucifying Trump for supposedly not isolating and going near people after testing positive for covid19 and yet it was a fact...

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 04, 2021 3:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NYT: The Myth of California Exodus
Replies: 135
Views: 6294

Re: NYT: The Myth of California Exodus

The US really needs to work at dispersing 'winner cities'. I gather that Austin, Denver, Pittsburg, Santa Fe could be on the edge of that transition. I was disappointed that Tesla moved to Austin. Austin does not need a major blue collar boost, but Tulsa OK does. Also has really great RR connection...

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 04, 2021 12:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 285
Views: 11270

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

B717fan wrote:
The attorneys for the parents are claiming that they didn't flee and that they're returning to turn themselves in soon.


Think it's time to call Mark Geragos

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by NIKV69
Fri Dec 03, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 285
Views: 11270

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

It appears that the parents may be on the run. They aren't responding to phone calls or texts from their lawyer. I guess sonny is on his own now. Both the US Marshals and the FBI are searching for them. https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/parents-of-suspected-michigan-school-shooter-disappear-afte...

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by NIKV69
Fri Dec 03, 2021 9:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 285
Views: 11270

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

Here is more about what happened. Highlights a lot about why the parents got charged and why there was a meeting at school. https://www.cnn.com/us/live-news/oxford-school-shooting-michigan-12-03-21/h_0632e1efaed7ceccc8c42660da93990b Nov. 26: Ethan Crumbley's father, James Crumbley, purchased a gun ...

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 02, 2021 10:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Female Chinese Tennis star missing.
Replies: 43
Views: 3341

Re: Female Chinese Tennis star missing.

The WTA has made the daring and morally correct move to suspend all scheduled sanctioned tournaments from China. Some sponsors may balk at it, but since a ranking player is involved they had to do it. Of course a similar boycott of the Winter Olympics to be held near Beijing, China will never happe...

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 02, 2021 9:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NYT: The Myth of California Exodus
Replies: 135
Views: 6294

Re: NYT: The Myth of California Exodus

I wonder how many of those people regret their decision to move to TX or AZ? We have thought about moving to Nevada but, one decision not to, was publicly funded departments like transit and health care. Huh? Nevada has great public trans everywhere. Health care can be a challenge in the rural area...

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 02, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: School bullies could face up to three years in jail under new French law
Replies: 25
Views: 1779

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 ...

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 02, 2021 9:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: As Boeing's stock falls, is it time for investors to buy?
Replies: 49
Views: 4941

Re: As Boeing's stock falls, is it time for investors to buy?

One needs strong nerves to buy into a failing giant, IMO, especially one that shows no signs of understanding why it is where it is. You pretty much then are just left with the hope that someone somehow in-house can turn things around or a merger/buyout can release synergies. Basically Boeing is no...

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 02, 2021 8:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucson Cop Fired for Killing Shoplifting Suspect
Replies: 129
Views: 5640

Re: Tucson Cop Fired for Killing Shoplifting Suspect

Not much if you use the tried and true method of "stick thru spokes" It doesn't have spokes. Pepper spray to the face would've done the trick. The cop could also have punched him in the head. 9 rounds to the back was a tad excessive. I agree shooting was a tad quick but had a knife so I a...

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 02, 2021 7:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NYT: The Myth of California Exodus
Replies: 135
Views: 6294

Re: NYT: The Myth of California Exodus

I wonder how many of those people regret their decision to move to TX or AZ? We have thought about moving to Nevada but, one decision not to, was publicly funded departments like transit and health care. Huh? Nevada has great public trans everywhere. Health care can be a challenge in the rural area...

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 02, 2021 7:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 285
Views: 11270

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

scbriml wrote:
This is just the pro-gun lobby's boogie man.



BS, if it were up to the Dem party we would be allowed a musket they don't want any weapon that is semi-automatic or holds mor than 3 rounds. How about you give us your solution and what guns we can have?

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 02, 2021 4:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucson Cop Fired for Killing Shoplifting Suspect
Replies: 129
Views: 5640

Re: Tucson Cop Fired for Killing Shoplifting Suspect

I don't like the shooting. Don't like the employee too close to the action. I think that was a little to quick. Try no lethal first. If they don't work you have more of an argument.

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 01, 2021 11:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial
Replies: 105
Views: 6004

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial

Grooming is not about a short term forcible thing. It's much more sinister. https://www.nspcc.org.uk/what-is-child-abuse/types-of-abuse/grooming/ Of course grooming exists, and it is sinister. I just wonder if Ms Giuffre has been truthful in her testimony. She claims that her encounter with Andrew ...

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 01, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 285
Views: 11270

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

I bet a large percentage of people who are pro free are vaccinated, they are doing there best to mitigate the risks, the pro gun 2A folks are against any form of gun control. What’s the bet that the majority of pro gun 2A people are also passionate anti vaccers. This is such BS. I am pro 2A but I a...

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 01, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial
Replies: 105
Views: 6004

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial

While I have no doubt that girls were recruited for Epstein, I wonder how many of them were forced? That photo of Prince Andrew with his arm around a beaming Virginia Giuffre's waist doesn't exactly paint a picture of abuse or trauma. Grooming is not about a short term forcible thing. It's much mor...

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 01, 2021 4:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 285
Views: 11270

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

What do you want to do? You can't attack rifles he used a handgun. So did the Virginia Tech shooter and a number of others. It isn't particularly the style or model of weapon that's the problem. It's a political and cultural environment that proliferates weapons with no questions asked. Funny you b...

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 01, 2021 3:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 285
Views: 11270

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

What do you want to do? You can't attack rifles he used a handgun.

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by NIKV69
Tue Nov 30, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial
Replies: 105
Views: 6004

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial

Why be surprised? John Glenn was a Senator, and may have been part of the political side rather than the scandalous side. The pilot reported in the article that he saw no illicit activities that he can recall from 20+years ago. How could he? Epstein wasn't that stupid. As for Maxwell It seems she w...

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by NIKV69
Tue Nov 30, 2021 10:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 363
Views: 12746

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Tasks

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by NIKV69
Mon Nov 29, 2021 10:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Replies: 27
Views: 1917

Re: 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualification

The draw for the European playoffs was held today and the possibility of Italy and Portugal ending up in the same bracket has been realized. Only one can make it to the World Cup. Path A Austria @ Wales (winner hosts final) Ukraine @ Scotland Path B Poland @ Russia (winner hosts final) Czech Republ...

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by NIKV69
Mon Nov 29, 2021 9:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc
Replies: 99
Views: 5188

Re: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc

Aesma wrote:
The US is already putting way more people in jail than all other countries, it doesn't seem to be the right way to do it, looking at the results.


I can give you a surefire way to not get in jail. Don't commit a crime.

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by NIKV69
Mon Nov 29, 2021 7:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Female Chinese Tennis star missing.
Replies: 43
Views: 3341

Re: Female Chinese Tennis star missing.

https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/27/tennis/p ... index.html

The WTA remains deeply concerned. So do I.
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https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/27/tennis/p ... index.html

The WTA remains deeply concerned. So do I.

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by NIKV69
Mon Nov 29, 2021 6:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 318
Views: 17168

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

This thread is fascinating because there’s a general agreement that the law was served the way it should, and that everyone involved was pretty stupid. And then there’s one user who refuses to see it. Simple fact is that you can’t blame Rittenhouse just for being there. It’s a situation He should h...

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by NIKV69
Mon Nov 29, 2021 6:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thanksgiving Dinner
Replies: 32
Views: 2040

Re: Thanksgiving Dinner

I've been doing keto/low carb for so long and basically lots of meat and since my mom is vegetarian and I didn't want her to cook we got a large Dominos pizza with thin crust, garlic sauce, olives, mushrooms, and feta cheese. It was very good and worth breaking my diet for. This will probably be th...

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by NIKV69
Fri Nov 26, 2021 3:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thanksgiving Dinner
Replies: 32
Views: 2040

Re: Thanksgiving Dinner

Dutchy wrote:

Nothing? Not going to eat at all? :shock: :lol:

Not American, so no thanksgiving, so nothing special. ;)

Anyhow, happy thanksgiving to anyone who wants to celebrate it.


You too, I skipped all potatoes and desert tonight I feel good and not stuffed!

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by NIKV69
Thu Nov 25, 2021 1:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thanksgiving Dinner
Replies: 32
Views: 2040

Re: Thanksgiving Dinner

My Aunt makes this pizza with flaky crust. Then shrimp soup. Regular turkey and stuffing. Mushrooms. Sweet and mashed.

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by NIKV69
Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion
Replies: 225
Views: 13364

Re: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion

stratosphere wrote:
MSNBC and Joy Reid still are not happy even with the verdict going their way.


Of course not, it doesn't get people all fired up and pissed at each other. I don't know how she has a career she is so evil.

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by NIKV69
Mon Nov 22, 2021 9:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 4017

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

I lived in California while she was AG and felt she was too conservative, politically. But, because she had a (D) behind her name, she is an unhinged lunatic liberal. She actually does reach across the aisle and does have support of moderates. But, right wing media keeps this narrative of how insan...

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by NIKV69
Mon Nov 22, 2021 9:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc
Replies: 99
Views: 5188

Re: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc

So why didn't the media find a picture of him in a suit? Why is the first picture of him making him look like a monster. It's not like he marched toward a crowd with a loaded gun and opened fire because he felt some kind of way from his house 20 miles away.... No he drove through a crowd with a dea...

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by NIKV69
Mon Nov 22, 2021 12:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 4017

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

. Her first real zinger of a loss was the DNC primary, but that only speaks to an inability to win recognition at the national level. Some analysts suggested her aggressive campaigning in the DNC primary was too Trumpian for Dem tastes, and they are probably right. To win national office you have t...

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by NIKV69
Mon Nov 22, 2021 11:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc
Replies: 99
Views: 5188

Re: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc

Of course, the race (Black) and criminal record of the alleged driver got put out late last night to fuel even more the social tensions in this country, already at a high level from the acquittal of Rittenhouse of murder and other charges. If some people can't handle the facts of the case that is o...

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by NIKV69
Mon Nov 22, 2021 11:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 4017

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

I can also dig up polls that show Harris is extremely popular. It's all in what you look for. We're waiting....and waiting... Why do you need a poll now? She didn't even make it to the voting stage of the primary when she ran for president the first time. The Democratic party knows she isn't popula...

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by NIKV69
Sun Nov 21, 2021 12:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Female Chinese Tennis star missing.
Replies: 43
Views: 3341

Re: Female Chinese Tennis star missing.

https://www.bbc.com/sport/tennis/59361505.amp


This gets worse and worse
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Aaron747 wrote:
Now PRC state media are putting out apparently staged videos showing Peng alive:

https://www.bbc.com/sport/tennis/59361505.amp


This gets worse and worse

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by NIKV69
Fri Nov 19, 2021 11:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 318
Views: 17168

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

LittleFokker wrote:
Good news, everyone - vigilante murder is legal in Wisconsin now! Should I drive up from Illinois and inflict a little self defense of on own?


No but you can become law enforcement and do a daily tour and protect the community.

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by NIKV69
Fri Nov 19, 2021 10:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Female Chinese Tennis star missing.
Replies: 43
Views: 3341

Re: Female Chinese Tennis star missing.

She just shared some photos of her in her residence to her WeChat account, so missing no more. Perhaps she’s keeping a low profile because, just like a lot of women in Western countries, raising of harassment allegations attract a lot of unwanted attention and she wants to privacy. If women in West...

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by NIKV69
Fri Nov 19, 2021 9:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 318
Views: 17168

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

You can look at the slant and the tone of this ABC News article on the Rittenhouse acquittal, to see where the bulk of the mainstream media will be going tonight. They are playing to their base. https://abcnews.go.com/US/jury-reaches-verdict-kyle-rittenhouse-homicide-trial/story?id=81108654 Yep MSN...

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by NIKV69
Fri Nov 19, 2021 8:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 4017

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

So now you deflect from your lack of knowledge about how the US Government works into a wild right wing rant about politics being pushed by right wing media ? Wow, ok you are not listening so we are done here. I will say this one last time since you are pushing this "rightwing media" thin...

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by NIKV69
Fri Nov 19, 2021 7:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 4017

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

Really? You do not understand the US at all do you or the laws? Or are you threatening the VP? I understand perfectly, I am also confident Biden will complete his term and will not be re-elected and if she is foolish to run in another primary. I mean she didn't make it to the first vote in the last...

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