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by seb146
Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7094

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

You're fortunate many in the GOP (and not just the voters) aren't that smart or they would control all branches of government and most states indefinitely. Like they will in Georgia? https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2021/04/10/georgia-new-voting-law-explained/7133587002/ The REPUBLICAN ...

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by seb146
Tue Sep 14, 2021 6:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7094

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

Good job leading (in many cases) the nation I guess. And you lack water. I wonder what it will take for people to wake up over there. Water issues in California are not new and they are not a "liberal" thing, either. This has been going on for years and years and years. California voters ...

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by seb146
Tue Sep 14, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 346
Views: 17378

Re: Texas abortion law

You simply don't want to hear the other side of this argument. You are being sanctimonious and want to push your view on everyone else plain and simple. Please spare me that the pro-lifers (using anti-choice clearly shows your position) are trying to push their views on women. I have said over and ...

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by seb146
Tue Sep 14, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7094

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

Good job leading (in many cases) the nation I guess. And you lack water. I wonder what it will take for people to wake up over there. Water issues in California are not new and they are not a "liberal" thing, either. This has been going on for years and years and years. California voters ...

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by seb146
Tue Sep 14, 2021 8:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7094

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

I was making a general observation.. Yes I know but it doesn't help the discussion. Either way a big day for CA tomorrow but I fear they will keep Newsom and further doom their fate. Trust me, none of us want Newsom. We just don't want Elder. And if Newsom is what we have to endure, then it is unfo...

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by seb146
Tue Sep 14, 2021 2:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 346
Views: 17378

Re: Texas abortion law

There is no reason to continue any conversation with you, as it will never be constructive. You think you know all of the answers, including what is the hears of other people. You refusal to even consider other opinions or idea of other people. Hell, apparently you want to tell me what I am thinkin...

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by seb146
Tue Sep 14, 2021 1:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7094

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

I was making a general observation.. Yes I know but it doesn't help the discussion. Either way a big day for CA tomorrow but I fear they will keep Newsom and further doom their fate. California has been one of the largest economies in the world for how long, even under The Governator, but they are ...

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by seb146
Mon Sep 13, 2021 7:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 346
Views: 17378

Re: Texas abortion law

There is no reason to continue any conversation with you, as it will never be constructive. You think you know all of the answers, including what is the hears of other people. You refusal to even consider other opinions or idea of other people. Hell, apparently you want to tell me what I am thinkin...

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by seb146
Mon Sep 13, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas governor Abbott signs new GOP voting restrictions into law
Replies: 28
Views: 2154

Re: Texas governor Abbott signs new GOP voting restrictions into law

Lately, the ones taking potshots at minorities are liberals. Look at the lady throwing an egg at Larry Elder in LA. Where is the outrage? Crickets. Only because Elder is a conservative. Elections have consequences, and I am glad Biden is in the driver's seat, so everyone that voted for him gets to ...

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by seb146
Mon Sep 13, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7094

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

Interesting how righties shift from "LIBERAL HOLYWOOD ELITE MEDIA TELLING US WHAT TO DO!!!!" to "oh, look at this well thought out and reasoned person expressing a rational opinion". When did it become offensive for Americans to have an opinion that goes against your own? My gue...

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by seb146
Mon Sep 13, 2021 3:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What happened to Denver?
Replies: 76
Views: 4522

Re: What happened to Denver?

Would you support adoption of the Singapore model to deal with drug addiction and it's by product homelessness? A quote from the story - "We invest significant efforts to prevent drug abuse. The government works closely with community groups, parents and teachers to educate youths and the gene...

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by seb146
Mon Sep 13, 2021 3:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Blues Clues Steve Video
Replies: 4
Views: 605

Re: The Blues Clues Steve Video

Not growing up with Blues Clues, can anyone explain to me why this Steve video was so impactful that people are talking about it? Instead of cutsie animated things telling us stuff, there was an actual human looking at us and helping us. His puppy, Blue, had issues and we all understood because Ste...

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by seb146
Mon Sep 13, 2021 3:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7094

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

Wow Rose McGowan voting Yes to recall Newsom and for Elder. https://twitter.com/goodblackdude/status/1437155114557399041?s=20 Possibly one of the most irrelevant celebs to quote. And little credibility on anything as a child molester apologist: https://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/features/2...

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by seb146
Sun Sep 12, 2021 3:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What happened to Denver?
Replies: 76
Views: 4522

Re: What happened to Denver?

How many times are drug addicts given resources to break their cycle of addiction? You can't give people will to quit. Resources spent on, say, cancer screening saves many more, more valuable lives than wasting them on addiction treatments. Actually, the first step is there. At least in the medical...

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by seb146
Sat Sep 11, 2021 4:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What happened to Denver?
Replies: 76
Views: 4522

Re: What happened to Denver?

If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging." ~ Will Rodgers So we have a 200,000 more poor people each month at the border.https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2021/08/13/migrant-encounters-at-u-s-mexico-border-are-at-a-21-year-high/ We have no penalties for having children you can't suppor...

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by seb146
Sat Sep 11, 2021 4:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 346
Views: 17378

Re: Texas abortion law

A small vocal fringe in control of media and governance. Yuge difference. And you can appreciate the fear in the minds of many LGBT people. Abortion has been legal since 1974 but that hasn’t stopped the religious right trying to abolish it, and now after 50 years they’re almost about to succeed in ...

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by seb146
Sat Sep 11, 2021 5:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Blues Clues Steve Video
Replies: 4
Views: 605

The Blues Clues Steve Video

Can we discuss this? Everyone else is. Stephen Colbert's response is the adults in the room. And Steve's hat is so great! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zotoTKJ3ivE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PkQcFe9H5-I I am glad Steve Burns found other gigs and has found his calling and speaks to us in that ...

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by seb146
Sat Sep 11, 2021 4:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 346
Views: 17378

Re: Texas abortion law

That's because nobody cares about the child once he/she is born. If it goes into the system somebody makes money so it becomes a product. A lot of product = a lot of money. Interestingly enough the burden is on taxpayers but the profits fall into private hands.. https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/04/polit...

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by seb146
Fri Sep 10, 2021 6:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 346
Views: 17378

Re: Texas abortion law

So we have shifted into "we must have this law because morality" but not everyone lives by the same moral code. This is forcing everyone to live by one small group's moral code. It seems to me that code is: love and protect the fetus, hate and throw away the child. People are willing to f...

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by seb146
Fri Sep 10, 2021 6:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7094

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

Not anywhere I am gaslighting you. I'm simply reading what you write from a perspective of a person that doesn't belive in absolutes. And what other response do you want? You are showing authoritarian behavior with zero remorse nor compassion for people that think differently than you. There's noth...

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by seb146
Fri Sep 10, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 346
Views: 17378

Re: Texas abortion law

So we have shifted into "we must have this law because morality" but not everyone lives by the same moral code. This is forcing everyone to live by one small group's moral code. It seems to me that code is: love and protect the fetus, hate and throw away the child. People are willing to fo...

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by seb146
Fri Sep 10, 2021 5:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 346
Views: 17378

Re: Texas abortion law

There's crime considerations - potentially being in an area of poverty/high crime that can discourage someone from wanting to bring a human into that environment. There are also sociological factors (strength of family/friend support, mental health of the mother) that are relevant but hard to quant...

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by seb146
Fri Sep 10, 2021 5:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My "Solution" To The California Drought
Replies: 76
Views: 3351

Re: My "Solution" To The California Drought

Or how about we don’t populate with tens of millions of people and/or launch large scale agriculture in areas that require transporting water long distances from elsewhere…just a thought that served our ancestors well. This. If your farm depended on vast quantities of water being drawn from Acquife...

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by seb146
Thu Sep 09, 2021 6:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas governor Abbott signs new GOP voting restrictions into law
Replies: 28
Views: 2154

Re: Texas governor Abbott signs new GOP voting restrictions into law

That being said, as a Texas resident I fail to see why this law is needed. You already need a voter ID to vote here, and the way my elections have been done is I am not stuck to one polling place as I can go to any polling location in my county to vote, and our voting machines here do leave a paper...

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by seb146
Thu Sep 09, 2021 6:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My "Solution" To The California Drought
Replies: 76
Views: 3351

Re: My "Solution" To The California Drought

I wonder...

There is a lot of useable land no one wants in much of Southern California. Would it be cost effective to run pipes from the ocean to a desalinization plant (powered by solar) in, say, Lancaster, then draining that water into the California Aqueduct?

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by seb146
Thu Sep 09, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What happened to Denver?
Replies: 76
Views: 4522

Re: What happened to Denver?

Every time this issue comes up, the right throws out red meat for it's base. Republican cities and states cut funding for things like affordable housing and affordable health care then turn around and blame "liberals" for problems. Remember all the cuts and failures by GWB at the VA which ...

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by seb146
Wed Sep 08, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7094

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

I would have supported recall if the frontrunner wasn't Elder. Newsom is a screw-up, heck my local park is now a tent city and the schools and colleges just reopened this week after over a year (meaning students in other states, R and D, are a year smarter than here in CA) but Elder is on a psyched...

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by seb146
Wed Sep 08, 2021 1:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My "Solution" To The California Drought
Replies: 76
Views: 3351

Re: My "Solution" To The California Drought

IIRC, John Day Dam and The Dalles Dam provide electricity as needed to Southern California. What Columbia River floods? The WIllamette floods sometimes, but I don't remember the Columbia flooding.

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by seb146
Wed Sep 08, 2021 1:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 346
Views: 17378

Re: Texas abortion law

To add to my last post, is it any coincidence that violence against clinics has gone down as more states go GOP? Because clinics are forced to close. Republicans are fed the tired lie that Planned Parenthood only performs abortions and performs them on-demand. None of that is true. PP helps with re...

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by seb146
Wed Sep 08, 2021 12:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7094

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

I would have supported recall if the frontrunner wasn't Elder. Newsom is a screw-up, heck my local park is now a tent city and the schools and colleges just reopened this week after over a year (meaning students in other states, R and D, are a year smarter than here in CA) but Elder is on a psyched...

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by seb146
Tue Sep 07, 2021 6:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 346
Views: 17378

Re: Texas abortion law

Where are companion health care bills? Women who need to abort a fetus because of ectopic pregnancy or woman who decide that a fetus developing only half a brain or one lung is just not viable will now have to pay how much in medical expenses? Mental health treatment for women and girls who are rape...

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by seb146
Tue Sep 07, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas governor Abbott signs new GOP voting restrictions into law
Replies: 28
Views: 2154

Re: Texas governor Abbott signs new GOP voting restrictions into law

Sorry, don't see it. It is about making voting standard. By making it easier for Republicans to vote and win races. https://www.reuters.com/world/us/texas-governor-sign-republican-backed-voting-restrictions-2021-09-07/ The new law restricts mail in voting, 24 hour voting, drop off sites for ballots...

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by seb146
Mon Sep 06, 2021 8:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7094

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

Harris was a senator from California as well as being the Secretary Of State for California. She is known around the state. IIRC, she is well liked in California still. This is a yuge nothingburger the right wants to blow out of proportion. As they do with anything they can. I think it will be a ve...

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by seb146
Mon Sep 06, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7094

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

I think it will be a very close win for Newsom to stay in office. There are many voters in CA who are angry with high taxes, an inability to deal with the serous homeless problem in the cities, dumb personal behavior as to Covid-19 restrictions, the immigration issues, the handling of the fires, th...

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by seb146
Mon Sep 06, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7094

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

Harris was a senator from California as well as being the Secretary Of State for California. She is known around the state. IIRC, she is well liked in California still. This is a yuge nothingburger the right wants to blow out of proportion. As they do with anything they can. Nothingburger? You see ...

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by seb146
Sun Sep 05, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7094

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

Harris was a senator from California as well as being the Secretary Of State for California. She is known around the state. IIRC, she is well liked in California still. This is a yuge nothingburger the right wants to blow out of proportion. As they do with anything they can. I think it will be a ve...

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by seb146
Sun Sep 05, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 346
Views: 17378

Re: Texas abortion law

To add to my last post, is it any coincidence that violence against clinics has gone down as more states go GOP? Because clinics are forced to close. Republicans are fed the tired lie that Planned Parenthood only performs abortions and performs them on-demand. None of that is true. PP helps with re...

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by seb146
Sun Sep 05, 2021 4:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 346
Views: 17378

Re: Texas abortion law

And let's not forget the government handouts. All that government money for reporting on women doing whatever they want to do. Free government money. So now Republicans love government hand outs? okay.....

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by seb146
Sun Sep 05, 2021 4:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom
Replies: 164
Views: 7094

Re: VP Harris to California to campaign for Gavin Newsom

Harris was a senator from California as well as being the Secretary Of State for California. She is known around the state. IIRC, she is well liked in California still. This is a yuge nothingburger the right wants to blow out of proportion. As they do with anything they can.

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by seb146
Sun Sep 05, 2021 4:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography
Replies: 41
Views: 2186

Re: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography

I mean, of course this case doesn't count, but it would be a poor argument no matter it count or not, especially when the same argument can be applied to other cases where facts weren't as obvious, and thus be hurting those people I see this the same as the people offended by Michelangelo's sculptu...

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by seb146
Sat Sep 04, 2021 4:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nepotism - Good or Bad?
Replies: 23
Views: 1195

Re: Nepotism - Good or Bad?

For me it is tolerable, for the moment. They don't seem to realize that morale is indeed falling; they seem to think their policies on family have an effect on the employees. Hourly workers get their chops busted if they come late from break or lunch; fam doesn't even punch in/out for lunch(as is e...

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by seb146
Sat Sep 04, 2021 4:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography
Replies: 41
Views: 2186

Re: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography

Legitimate sexually abused children shouldn't lose their legal right just because their parents agreed or they didn't raise the problem themselves earlier in their life But was he sexually abused growing up? Was it only because of that album cover? IIRC, there were "flashback" episodes of...

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by seb146
Sat Sep 04, 2021 4:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 346
Views: 17378

Re: Texas abortion law

This was handed down from the FEDERAL Supreme Court by a group of right wing extremist judges legislating from the bench. This ruling is a bellweather for other right wing extremist states who have passed similar laws. Technically they did not make a ruling, existing legal challenges are allowed to...

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by seb146
Fri Sep 03, 2021 5:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography
Replies: 41
Views: 2186

Re: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography

His parents did not object to the pic and, for the past 12 years, he, as an adult, has not objected to the pic. I think this will be thrown out. Legitimate sexually abused children shouldn't lose their legal right just because their parents agreed or they didn't raise the problem themselves earlier...

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by seb146
Fri Sep 03, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nepotism - Good or Bad?
Replies: 23
Views: 1195

Re: Nepotism - Good or Bad?

For me it is tolerable, for the moment. They don't seem to realize that morale is indeed falling; they seem to think their policies on family have an effect on the employees. Hourly workers get their chops busted if they come late from break or lunch; fam doesn't even punch in/out for lunch(as is e...

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by seb146
Fri Sep 03, 2021 5:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 346
Views: 17378

Re: Texas abortion law

The outcry about this on National liberal boards is in the thousands of posts. Yet many of those people do not live in Texas. Why are people so upset about laws in a state they don't live in?? People are free to move to a State they feel good in. Will they like --every-- law in a state they feel go...

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by seb146
Thu Sep 02, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 346
Views: 17378

Re: Taxes abortion law

Out of all the pregnancies, abortion accounts for very, very few of them. Republicans and the "right to birth" crowd don't care that abortion for birth control accounts for so few abortions. This is another excuse for right wing evangelicals to control women. They are all outraged over ho...

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by seb146
Thu Sep 02, 2021 1:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nepotism - Good or Bad?
Replies: 23
Views: 1195

Re: Nepotism - Good or Bad?

There is an old saying:

Familiarity breeds contempt.

I would never ever work for or with my brothers or their kids. We know too much about each other and have different expectations. They may also expect to be treated different.

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by seb146
Thu Sep 02, 2021 12:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 346
Views: 17378

Re: Texas abortion law

Well Texas has apparently legalized State Sponsored Terrorism. So I am sure the Conservatives are excited. Funding Civil lawsuits is the same as banning abortions. The Supreme Courts failure to act is an abandonment of their duty. I take it that you favor an activist court. The congress of the USA ...

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by seb146
Wed Sep 01, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 346
Views: 17378

Re: Taxes abortion law

Out of all the pregnancies, abortion accounts for very, very few of them. Republicans and the "right to birth" crowd don't care that abortion for birth control accounts for so few abortions. This is another excuse for right wing evangelicals to control women. They are all outraged over how...

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