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by BN747
Tue Sep 01, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump defends Rittenhouse who killed two people.
Replies: 201
Views: 10556

Re: White House occupant defends Rittenhouse who killed two people.

I mean, the kid does have a pretty good case for self-defense... Yes I agree, those two who were shot had a very solid case for inherited self defence from those Rittenhouse tried to shoot. That doesn't make any sense. You say "those Rittenhouse tried to shoot". Rittenhouse shot a single ...

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by BN747
Tue Sep 01, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump defends Rittenhouse who killed two people.
Replies: 201
Views: 10556

Re: White House occupant defends Rittenhouse who killed two people.

Does this 'Special Treatment Meeted Out To Rittenhouse' by the police officers the other day at Kenosha protest, finally convince you all that there is a 'Systemic Racism' in the 'Police Forces' across the entire United States? Nope. Too many American selectively choose to remain 'ignorant' on Amer...

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by BN747
Tue Sep 01, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump defends Rittenhouse who killed two people.
Replies: 201
Views: 10556

Re: White House occupant defends Rittenhouse who killed two people.

Even IF it was illegal, that doesn't mean his rights to self defense are thrown into the trash. . People felt threatened by the vigilante and stood their ground. Best regards Thomas "Standing your ground" doesn't involve chasing someone who is fleeing. Fleeing with a weapon capable of a l...

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by BN747
Tue Sep 01, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Appeals court Keeps Flynn case alive.
Replies: 13
Views: 864

Re: Appeals court Keeps Flynn case alive.

How bizarre. Would you all support a trial judge in some run of the mill criminal case defying the orders of the state to drop the prosecution? Judges are supposed to be impartial. We have gradually taken power from them and for good reason. Note that a judge is not allowed to impose a death senten...

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by BN747
Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 780
Views: 50178

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

HAs anyone else noticed that Trump's red cap has switch from MAGA to USA? Just wished more people would notice his penchant for 'distraction' and dishonesty more than his head gear...speaking of which, he should probably be walking around with a child's safety helmet. BN747 Unfortunately, he's now ...

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by BN747
Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland riots again
Replies: 57
Views: 2602

Re: Portland riots again

Are you making a gay slur here? Be clear please. Oh yay the party of raging homophobia thinks he's done a gotcha! ThE GaYs ArE tHE ReEl HoMOpHobez. Bless your heart for trying. So you hate gay people? You monster. Better NOT let 'real Republicans' hear you defending 'Gay People'...they'll toss you ...

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by BN747
Mon Aug 31, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 780
Views: 50178

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

Kent350787 wrote:
HAs anyone else noticed that Trump's red cap has switch from MAGA to USA?


Just wished more people would notice his penchant for 'distraction' and dishonesty more than his head gear...speaking of which, he should probably be walking around with a child's safety helmet.


BN747

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by BN747
Sun Aug 30, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 780
Views: 50178

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

As someone who's relatively young and at least mostly progressive, it's hard not to feel a bit crestfallen at how Biden has played things out so far, but I wouldn't consider it illogical. Trump's margins of victory in 2016 were often pretty thin - he doesn't need that many of them to defect or not ...

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by BN747
Sun Aug 30, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 780
Views: 50178

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

The Post Office FUBAR will have a huge and very negative impact to ensure his collapse at the polls. Millions have now seen how is transactional mentality can every interrupt and damage (and how he will gamble) their daily lives as leverage...and this to the whispers of coming for Social Security, e...

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by BN747
Sat Aug 29, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society
Replies: 126
Views: 4853

Re: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society

Sorry, say what? You have people calling themselves Police after a mere few months of training? We have a minimum of 3 years. Do you seriously suggest it would be safe to let people loose in the streets with guns, handling every situation a police officer needs to handle without years of education?...

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by BN747
Sat Aug 29, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society
Replies: 126
Views: 4853

Re: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society

If someone decides to drive drunk and then crashes into a light pole and becomes seriously injured, is it "victim blaming" to say "they probably shouldn't have driven drunk"? There are certainly cases of racist police officers and police brutality. That said, many of these cases...

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by BN747
Sat Aug 29, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society
Replies: 126
Views: 4853

Re: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society

"So many"? There were 9 unarmed African-Americans killed by the police last year, and only a handful of those incidents were questionable. I've got 14 unarmed black deaths due to police officers in 2019, but we can agree to differ over the exact number. And there were nearly twice as many...

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by BN747
Sat Aug 29, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society
Replies: 126
Views: 4853

Re: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society

And then there's this.... Then there's most telling statement of "So we had our first Black (half Black) POTUS for 2 terms and took a major step back in terms of race relations as a result" We??? WE Who? It irks to no end seeing or hearing conservatives start with "So we had our firs...

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by BN747
Sat Aug 29, 2020 2:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society
Replies: 126
Views: 4853

Re: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society

I actually blame a lot of this on Obama and inherited by Trump. He was ineffective with dealing with the fallout of crises such as Ferguson, The Pulse Nightclub shooting, the DFW police officer shooting etc. So we had our first Black (half Black) POTUS for 2 terms and took a major step back in term...

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by BN747
Sat Aug 29, 2020 2:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin
Replies: 429
Views: 13609

Re: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin

The facts simply don't support that opinion. African-Americans make up roughly 50% of homicide victims each year.....they also make up roughly 50% of people who commit homicides, despite being roughly 14% of the population. Gun crime is driven largely by drugs and gangs in poor, predominantly black...

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by BN747
Sat Aug 29, 2020 12:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin
Replies: 429
Views: 13609

Re: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin

The facts simply don't support that opinion. African-Americans make up roughly 50% of homicide victims each year.....they also make up roughly 50% of people who commit homicides, despite being roughly 14% of the population. Gun crime is driven largely by drugs and gangs in poor, predominantly black...

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by BN747
Fri Aug 28, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society
Replies: 126
Views: 4853

Re: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society

With the GOP platform or shitshow over, trump and supportive GOP'ers have sent the signal of their desires and intent. Treatment of minorities needs no review , no changes, no police reform, 'we're on the right track. And it is clearer than ever, if America does not correct itself... "Are We Wi...

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by BN747
Fri Aug 28, 2020 1:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society
Replies: 126
Views: 4853

Re: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society

We’re arguing over the “end of America” precisely because the government so big (too big, in my estimate ) and getting either party’s hands on the levers of power to hand out largesse has become an “all or nothing, winner take all” tournament every 2 or 4 years. Take the grab bag of government good...

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by BN747
Fri Aug 28, 2020 1:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society
Replies: 126
Views: 4853

Re: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society

Time to slash House and Senate annual salary in half. Nah, I say double it at least. But impose no return to (federal?) government work after leaving office (maybe OK to go back to state and local?). No lobbying or direct, secondary (tertiary) level employment with companies earning income fro the ...

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by BN747
Fri Aug 28, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society
Replies: 126
Views: 4853

Re: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society

That small government let citizens and an increasingly large immigrant population run their own affairs, make their own decisions. There wasn’t an expectation government was there to solve its citizens’ problems. See the Grover Cleveland administration—“.the people support the government, the gover...

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by BN747
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society
Replies: 126
Views: 4853

Re: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society

OTOH, when a single entity is as large and intrusive as the USG, it cannot be accountable, period. Jim Crow was, on its face, unconstitutional under the post-Civil War amendments but Republicans wanted the Presidency more than constitutional rule. Our therapeutic government is the result of women’s...

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by BN747
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society
Replies: 126
Views: 4853

Re: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society

No one is forcing you to buy a gun. If you feel you can fend for yourself unarmed if and when the police are unable to or unwilling to protect you, that is your choice. I have one. But that is far from my point you skillfully avoided. Your fantasizing of a fully armed America that has only one guar...

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by BN747
Thu Aug 27, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society
Replies: 126
Views: 4853

Re: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society

It is impossible to predict the future, but it never hurts to be prepared. If the government isn't going to protect you, you have to be prepared to be able to protect yourself. There's a reason why gun purchases are surging right now...people are getting smart. The sure fire path to post-Apocalypti...

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by BN747
Thu Aug 27, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society
Replies: 126
Views: 4853

Re: Are We Witnessing The Demise of American Society

It is impossible to predict the future, but it never hurts to be prepared. If the government isn't going to protect you, you have to be prepared to be able to protect yourself. There's a reason why gun purchases are surging right now...people are getting smart. The sure fire path to post-Apocalypti...

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by BN747
Tue Aug 25, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin
Replies: 429
Views: 13609

Re: Riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin

And there are still cops out there without any form of punishment, namely the ones that shot Breonna Taylor. Your point? And there's still thousands of so called "protesters" out there who have committed crimes of looting, destruction of property and arson, that have yet to face any form ...

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by BN747
Sat Aug 22, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran paid bounties for Americans killed
Replies: 23
Views: 1379

Re: Iran paid bounties for Americans killed

So when it was the Russians offering bounties on US service men, it was okay with 45, now it's Iran, that's a whole different situation......How did we get so far down this rabbit hole and how are the US troop loving Republicans standing for this crap ? That's about it... The Criminal-in-Chief told...

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by BN747
Sat Aug 22, 2020 3:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 780
Views: 50178

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

speedking wrote:

But I know, that you know, that all the rioters are Bidenvoters.


That statement alone says all you need to know...

..that's a rubicon of massive Black Hole Singularity properties...there is no escape.

BN747

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by BN747
Fri Aug 21, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 780
Views: 50178

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

The current President of the United States will definitely win a second term. This mostly due to the Bidenvoters rioting in the streets, who the republicans should actually thank for showing what is the another option. Another confused perspective unable to distinguish rioters from protesters. This...

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by BN747
Fri Aug 21, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 780
Views: 50178

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

Just like his dictators he loves to emulate, king MAGA will be using police to intimidate voters at polls https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/20/politics/trump-election-day-sheriffs/index.html https://wccoradio.radio.com/articles/simon-responds-to-trump-sending-police-to-polls He wants to be nothing more t...

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by BN747
Fri Aug 21, 2020 3:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump considering pardon for Snowden
Replies: 47
Views: 2203

Re: Trump considering pardon for Snowden

Jimmy Carter is the 39th US President. Being unfamiliar with him is telling of knowledge of US history. Secondly, I can go deeper into Iran-Contra than most on this board...so that tells me that if you consider this an up and in your face CIA SOP...then there's nothing to discuss because you are to...

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by BN747
Fri Aug 21, 2020 2:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Steve Bannon charged with defrauding donors
Replies: 39
Views: 1969

Re: Steve Bannon charged with defrauding donors

So after having lived the best part of 6 years in the US today I learned there is such a thing as the Post Office Police. Same. Except a lot longer than 6 years. :rotfl: No wonder they want to defund the Post Office. Some of you guys have never watched Seinfeld and it shows... Nor aware of bands of...

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by BN747
Fri Aug 21, 2020 1:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump considering pardon for Snowden
Replies: 47
Views: 2203

Re: Trump considering pardon for Snowden

I don't know about Carter. Then you really should not be discussing Iran-Contra, that scam/scandal begun under the Carter regime but was a shadow operation run by no other than CIA Chief George Bush sr. Iran Contra played a role in keeping the American Hostages longer than necessary to hurt Carter ...

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by BN747
Fri Aug 21, 2020 1:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Steve Bannon charged with defrauding donors
Replies: 39
Views: 1969

Re: Steve Bannon charged with defrauding donors

Wonder how many 'friends are now suddenly 'too busy' to answer Bannon's calls....

BN747

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by BN747
Thu Aug 20, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Steve Bannon charged with defrauding donors
Replies: 39
Views: 1969

Re: Steve Bannon charged with defrauding donors

Bannon hauled off a billionaire's yacht in cuffs... Bannon stole 100Ks...George Floyd a bogus $20 bill, prosecution perspective clarifies 'priorities' I don't think Chauvin would have 'neck kneeled' on Bannon were he apart of the arresting team. But arresting him while chilling on a chaise lounge is...

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by BN747
Thu Aug 20, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Steve Bannon charged with defrauding donors
Replies: 39
Views: 1969

Re: Steve Bannon charged with defrauding donors

What is funny about this is this happens on both sides of the aisle all the time. For someone to actually get prosecuted over this is rare. These people pissed off someone in the Administration. I am sure of it. Ahhh a 'both siderism'... Sorry but Both Sides have never had this level of uninterrupt...

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by BN747
Thu Aug 20, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Steve Bannon charged with defrauding donors
Replies: 39
Views: 1969

Re: Steve Bannon charged with defrauding donors

https://www.facebook.com/ABCNews/posts/10160149465868812 Found this link on the Trump FB account. Seems to be the closest to an official WH statement. I always find it crazy how many people in the Trump Team turn out to be crooks. He does seem to have a recruitment problem. How is it a 'recruitment...

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by BN747
Thu Aug 20, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 780
Views: 50178

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

Tip of the Iceberg is exactly right... Like gamblers, grand larceny thieves all find each other, they go where 'money grabs' are easy as pie...under trump the word was out (this is the place to be) and in circulation from day one of this criminal empire currently serving as the American gov't. The ...

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by BN747
Thu Aug 20, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump considering pardon for Snowden
Replies: 47
Views: 2203

Re: Trump considering pardon for Snowden

All I got out of that is both sides enjoy 'capitalism'..except one side pursues it at all cost regardless who gets hurt, the other has braking mechanisms in place based on liberal apprehension at greed. ... A 20 year Clinton-like gov't style would have not see a FUBAR like Iraq. Libya might have re...

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by BN747
Thu Aug 20, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump considering pardon for Snowden
Replies: 47
Views: 2203

Re: Trump considering pardon for Snowden

Where is Liberalism a potent or relevant force in that battlefield? BN747 I don't think people fit to work in the CIA need a leader. They are leaders for and in themselves and motivated by a need for action. What happens if leaders try to put them on a short leash can be seen in Iran- Contra. Total...

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by BN747
Thu Aug 20, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 780
Views: 50178

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

Looks like Trump's former Chief of Staff has been arrested for Fraud associated with "We Build the Wall". Hundreds of thousands of donors, supporting a fraud. I say it is just the tip of the iceberg. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/20/former-trump-advisor-steve-bannon-arrested-on-charges-of-...

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by BN747
Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 780
Views: 50178

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

Donald Trump has embraced the Cancel Culture. ..at this stage (as his life crumbles before his very eye..and he knows it) he'll embrace any and everything. Except a Intellectual, determined woman, esp. one of color. But yeah, everything else immorality, criminal in nature..all fair game. That is th...

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by BN747
Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump considering pardon for Snowden
Replies: 47
Views: 2203

Re: Trump considering pardon for Snowden

The point isn’t that the CIA is great - but they do have dedicated employees in harm’s way, and release of that information put them at greater risk. I was thinking a long time what to answer. Two problems: -One can't get saints to do a hitman's job -Faith in self determination Most Weltanschauunge...

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by BN747
Wed Aug 19, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Birtherism is back!
Replies: 89
Views: 5193

Re: Birtherism is back!

Also some level of age discrimination is not absolutely illegal in most nations. https://www.equalitylaw.eu/component/edocman/age-discrimination-and-european-law-en Tugg If something isn't illegal, that doesn't make it morally right. Just imagine a Presidential contest between a highly qualified 34...

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by BN747
Wed Aug 19, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 780
Views: 50178

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

Donald Trump has embraced the Cancel Culture. ..at this stage (as his life crumbles before his very eye..and he knows it) he'll embrace any and everything. Except a Intellectual, determined woman, esp. one of color. But yeah, everything else immorality, criminal in nature..all fair game. That is th...

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by BN747
Tue Aug 18, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 780
Views: 50178

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

Trump has never tried to hide what he thinks or believes. Wait... what? Are you talking about the same person that has dozens and likely hundreds of NDA's in place with people he has interacted with through his life? The guy that lies and makes up crap as he speaks (and you honestly can't deny this...

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by BN747
Tue Aug 18, 2020 3:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Birtherism is back!
Replies: 89
Views: 5193

Re: Birtherism is back!

Obama is a good contradiction to my hypothesis. IIRC he was in the Philippines during childhood? But he does fit. No he wasn't. He was in Indonesia the same time I was in Japan. I also did a few years in the Philippines, so lets come correct on the geography. I guess my son would also fit into Germ...

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by BN747
Tue Aug 18, 2020 3:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Birtherism is back!
Replies: 89
Views: 5193

Re: Birtherism is back!

Humans are prejudiced. Things done not the way we are brought up irritate us. Focus on those who try to accept, feel pitty with those who can't reflect their prejudice. If you accept that different cultures always have conflicts it might be easier to move on. You may also want to accept that humans...

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by BN747
Tue Aug 18, 2020 2:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 780
Views: 50178

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

As if the media or Democrats would have allowed that. You blaming others for Trump's lies and failures :sarcastic: ? Seems legit to me. Nope, he tried that in the beginning and had daily press briefings with Pence, Dr. Fauci, Dr. Birx, and had very open and honest discussions about the unknown and ...

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by BN747
Thu Aug 13, 2020 1:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden Has Decided on his VP
Replies: 110
Views: 5148

Re: Biden Has Decided on his VP

...yeah, sir....it can't be becuz she's one of those sexy black Mayors always on tv.... BN747 Heck yea but Bottoms is capable as well but she hurt herself with the unrest in her city. Even if the unrest never occurred, Bottoms isn't national stage ready, not by a long shot. Now that DC Mayor who Tr...

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by BN747
Wed Aug 12, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden Has Decided on his VP
Replies: 110
Views: 5148

Re: Biden Has Decided on his VP

Women are the voters who will decide this election - only butthurt men care about the 'identity' angle on this. Politically, especially with the need to capture independent voters, this is the right move. BS. I assume you wouldn't have a problem if Trump stated his VP cadidate had be white or heter...

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