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by seb146
Mon Jun 27, 2022 5:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade
Replies: 1133
Views: 54958

Re: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade

Instead of "pro-life", we must start calling them what they are: supporters of forced births. That is what will happen. All those girls raped by their father or brother or uncle or grandfather will be forced to give birth. Women who are raped because they were minding their own business wi...

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by seb146
Sun Jun 26, 2022 3:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade
Replies: 1133
Views: 54958

Re: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade

Neither side has the federal majority needed to pass abortion legislation or amend the Constitution. That's why the Roe decision happened, there was no other way to establish those rights, apart from state laws, or interpretation of the Constitution. Roe was intended to universalize those rights am...

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by seb146
Sat Jun 25, 2022 4:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade
Replies: 1133
Views: 54958

Re: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows

Whatever happened to "states' rights" and "settled law"? I know, this is far right wing extremists legislating from the bench to turn this into a "christian" theocracy. All because heterosexual white "christian" men demand more protections than everyone else....

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by seb146
Fri Jun 24, 2022 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 503
Views: 27081

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

I am wondering if there will be any right wing outrage over this? https://www.foxnews.com/politics/jan-6-committee-members-personal-security-details-threats-escalate https://www.cnn.com/2022/06/22/tech/online-threats-jan-6-committee/index.html https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2022/06/23...

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by seb146
Fri Jun 24, 2022 5:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade
Replies: 1133
Views: 54958

Re: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows

Whatever happened to "states' rights" and "settled law"? I know, this is far right wing extremists legislating from the bench to turn this into a "christian" theocracy. All because heterosexual white "christian" men demand more protections than everyone else. ...

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by seb146
Fri Jun 24, 2022 5:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 503
Views: 27081

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

I am wondering if there will be any right wing outrage over this? https://www.foxnews.com/politics/jan-6-committee-members-personal-security-details-threats-escalate https://www.cnn.com/2022/06/22/tech/online-threats-jan-6-committee/index.html https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2022/06/23/...

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by seb146
Thu Jun 23, 2022 5:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gasoline prices, it hurts.
Replies: 694
Views: 49408

Re: Gasoline prices, it hurts.

I don't remember hearing any outrage over this. Oh, wait... I know why.... https://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil-trump-saudi-specialreport/special-report-trump-told-saudi-cut-oil-supply-or-lose-u-s-military-support-sources-idUSKBN22C1V4 https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/13/opec-cut-is-trumps-bigg...

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by seb146
Thu Jun 23, 2022 5:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 503
Views: 27081

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

Reality Check. Show your work on the Illegitimate . OK https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/hillary-clinton-trump-is-an-illegitimate-president/2019/09/26/29195d5a-e099-11e9-b199-f638bf2c340f_story.html https://www.msnbc.com/the-last-word/watch/john-lewis-calls-trump-an-illegitimate-president-854...

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by seb146
Wed Jun 22, 2022 1:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 503
Views: 27081

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

Nancy wants to keep crying wolf until November but apparently outside the usual sheep, no-one cares. IRL folks are more concerned about the "transitory" inflation and Putin's Price Hikes. I don't think 1/6 is in most peoples Top Ten. We'll see in November how good a job Vlad does on steal...

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by seb146
Wed Jun 22, 2022 5:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shootings in Texas and NC
Replies: 56
Views: 3421

Re: Mass shootings in Texas and NC

Maybe you should apply for a CPL? Or, and I know this is crazy, some people should mind their business and learn that equality for all means just that. Then you can continue being a victim. It makes no difference to me. There's what you wish would happen and then there's reality--you choose which w...

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by seb146
Tue Jun 21, 2022 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: OH GOP Passes Bill Mandating Children Genital Inspection for 'Suspicious' Athletes
Replies: 51
Views: 3620

Re: OH GOP Passes Bill Mandating Children Genital Inspection for 'Suspicious' Athletes

I haven't researched it that much, but didn't the article say that the "inspection" is done by a medical doctor? I know my kids have to have a physical and get a signature from the doctor saying they can play sports each year. I don't think this is much different from that, other than the...

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by seb146
Tue Jun 21, 2022 5:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 503
Views: 27081

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

I don't believe there was large scale cheating, but I do think the heavily biased mainstream and social media helped sway the election. Mainstream media and social media can easily influence the general population of America which was on full display in 2020. I don't know what the answer is to fix ...

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by seb146
Tue Jun 21, 2022 5:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 503
Views: 27081

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

"not the same as opportunistic anarchists and teenage gangbangers torching small businesses." Who's to say they were opportunistic? They woke up one day and decided to pillage black-owned businesses? They weren't encouraged by politicians and the media to do so? (Hint: that's rhetorical, ...

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by seb146
Tue Jun 21, 2022 5:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shootings in Texas and NC
Replies: 56
Views: 3421

Re: Mass shootings in Texas and NC

johns624 wrote:
seb146 wrote:
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I have been beaten
Maybe you should apply for a CPL?


Or, and I know this is crazy, some people should mind their business and learn that equality for all means just that.

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by seb146
Mon Jun 20, 2022 4:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: OH GOP Passes Bill Mandating Children Genital Inspection for 'Suspicious' Athletes
Replies: 51
Views: 3620

Re: OH GOP Passes Bill Mandating Children Genital Inspection for 'Suspicious' Athletes

I find it interesting that we have to inspect all children to girls don't have to compete against boys but it is inspirational when girls compete with boys in traditionally boys sports. Double standard much? Your sentence makes no sense. The only reason for this bill is so "girls don't have to...

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by seb146
Mon Jun 20, 2022 4:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 503
Views: 27081

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

My opinion is that this crusade against Trump is unwarranted. These hearings (read: theatrics) are a distraction from the pitiful state of our economy—unfettered inflation (https://www.bbc.com/news/business-61569559) and gas prices (https://www.bbc.com/news/business-61569559), and the specter of a ...

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by seb146
Mon Jun 20, 2022 4:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shootings in Texas and NC
Replies: 56
Views: 3421

Re: Mass shootings in Texas and NC

I have never been killed in the cesspools of Portland and Seattle and San Francisco, either. I have been threatened in small towns many times. You’ve had weapons pointed at you many times in small towns, really? Years ago, he claimed to see many people carrying concealed guns while at Fisherman's W...

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by seb146
Mon Jun 20, 2022 4:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: OH GOP Passes Bill Mandating Children Genital Inspection for 'Suspicious' Athletes
Replies: 51
Views: 3620

Re: OH GOP Passes Bill Mandating Children Genital Inspection for 'Suspicious' Athletes

I find it interesting that we have to inspect all children to girls don't have to compete against boys but it is inspirational when girls compete with boys in traditionally boys sports. Double standard much?

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by seb146
Sun Jun 19, 2022 3:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gasoline prices, it hurts.
Replies: 694
Views: 49408

Re: Gasoline prices, it hurts.

"Breaking Bad" actor Dean Norris summed things up pretty well: https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/breaking-bad-actor-americans-should-stfu-gas-prices-love-capitalism This is the free market doing what the free market does. Capitalism being capitalism. Those blaming Biden and Democrats a...

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by seb146
Sun Jun 19, 2022 3:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Joe Biden is currently one of the least popular Presidents in US history, moreso than Trump
Replies: 107
Views: 6321

Re: Joe Biden is currently one of the least popular Presidents in US history, moreso than Trump

Biden has been incompetent for DECADES. His team’s case is they want to “remake” American society centered around a messianic view of the federal government, seeing government planners themselves as the upcoming messiah. Depending how you count it, 5-10 trillion was thrown at Covid in the US. It ha...

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by seb146
Sat Jun 18, 2022 4:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Joe Biden is currently one of the least popular Presidents in US history, moreso than Trump
Replies: 107
Views: 6321

Re: Joe Biden is currently one of the least popular Presidents in US history, moreso than Trump

Biden has been incompetent for DECADES. His team’s case is they want to “remake” American society centered around a messianic view of the federal government, seeing government planners themselves as the upcoming messiah. Depending how you count it, 5-10 trillion was thrown at Covid in the US. It ha...

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by seb146
Fri Jun 17, 2022 5:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 503
Views: 27081

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

One of the things that really struck me about the hearings is the Republican witnesses almost seemed relieved to have an opportunity to talk about what happened. It had to be weighing on them, but they were loyal and remained quiet. That's why these hearings are so important. With the exception of ...

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by seb146
Fri Jun 17, 2022 5:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Joe Biden is currently one of the least popular Presidents in US history, moreso than Trump
Replies: 107
Views: 6321

Re: Joe Biden is currently one of the least popular Presidents in US history, moreso than Trump

Biden has been incompetent for DECADES. His team’s case is they want to “remake” American society centered around a messianic view of the federal government, seeing government planners themselves as the upcoming messiah. Depending how you count it, 5-10 trillion was thrown at Covid in the US. It ha...

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by seb146
Thu Jun 16, 2022 7:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Joe Biden is currently one of the least popular Presidents in US history, moreso than Trump
Replies: 107
Views: 6321

Re: Joe Biden is currently one of the least popular Presidents in US history, moreso than Trump

Even if Biden were to, somehow, get gas prices back to $2 per gallon, Republicans would still be screaming "on this one day he was the least popular!" Interesting how polls didn't matter 2016-2020, but they matter now..... How? He is reason for this mess we are in. He killed the pipe line...

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by seb146
Thu Jun 16, 2022 6:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Joe Biden is currently one of the least popular Presidents in US history, moreso than Trump
Replies: 107
Views: 6321

Re: Joe Biden is currently one of the least popular Presidents in US history, moreso than Trump

People voted for Biden because they thought they were voting for a moderate centrist who was going to unite this country. Instead they got a far leftist administration hell bent on further dividing this nation. No. People voted for Biden because he was not the other guy. Biden is a centrist. He is ...

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by seb146
Thu Jun 16, 2022 6:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 503
Views: 27081

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

One of the things that really struck me about the hearings is the Republican witnesses almost seemed relieved to have an opportunity to talk about what happened. It had to be weighing on them, but they were loyal and remained quiet. That's why these hearings are so important. With the exception of ...

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by seb146
Thu Jun 16, 2022 6:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California Recall Part 5,139: Progressive Prosecutor Edition
Replies: 28
Views: 2062

Re: California Recall Part 5,139: Progressive Prosecutor Edition

I halfway agree with you. The GOP has gone far right but the Dems are, at best center left and that's only because Pelosi won't give some members the platform that the GOP gives to MTG and her ilk. For all the flack Pelosi gets, I think she's done a good job of reigning in most of the crazies in he...

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by seb146
Wed Jun 15, 2022 2:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California Recall Part 5,139: Progressive Prosecutor Edition
Replies: 28
Views: 2062

Re: California Recall Part 5,139: Progressive Prosecutor Edition

I know the spin is "liberals have failed this nation" but, it reads to me that democracy works. The people of San Francisco were sold a bill of goods that turned out to be not what they wanted, so they changed their minds. As democracy should work.

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by seb146
Wed Jun 15, 2022 2:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 503
Views: 27081

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

A county election commission in New Mexico has refused to certify their June primary election, due to suspicion of their Dominion voting machines. This is baseless as with all the previous claims, but is a legacy of the Trump election fraud conspiracy theory. Also as with Arizona, there are non-cer...

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by seb146
Wed Jun 15, 2022 2:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Joe Biden is currently one of the least popular Presidents in US history, moreso than Trump
Replies: 107
Views: 6321

Re: Joe Biden is currently one of the least popular Presidents in US history, moreso than Trump

"Past approval ratings at day 510 of presidency:" The key word is... ceteris paribus . Often used in economy, it means "if all other circumstances are equal". Trump didn't suffer a spike in gasoline prices. But yet he was generally, and for almost all of his presidency, an unpop...

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by seb146
Tue Jun 14, 2022 5:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Question: With the price of oil skyrocketing, who gets the extra money?
Replies: 30
Views: 3214

Re: Question: With the price of oil skyrocketing, who gets the extra money?

Look at crack spreads, diesel spread has gone up 3.5 times what it was a year ago. Bottlenecks create profit opportunity and refining is where the bottleneck is. There hasn’t been a new large refinery built in 40 years and won’t be one built soon. It has nothing at all to do with the number of refi...

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by seb146
Tue Jun 14, 2022 5:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Question: With the price of oil skyrocketing, who gets the extra money?
Replies: 30
Views: 3214

Re: Question: With the price of oil skyrocketing, who gets the extra money?

So as I stated above why should the oil companies be raising prices and making all this profit when the world is in such termoil! Again as I said above demand is pretty much neutral compared to 2019, but the supply side is controlled by the oil companies so they have caused this price increase by s...

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by seb146
Mon Jun 13, 2022 5:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Riot Plot Foiled At Idaho Pride
Replies: 12
Views: 1237

Re: Riot Plot Foiled At Idaho Pride

Here is some background on those arrested https://www.qsaltlake.com/news/2022/05/02/idaho-patriot-group-to-go-head-to-head-against-coeur-dalene-pride/ Calling for war in a church. Oh, and "they are taking our children", which is a play on the right wing chant "groomers" to descri...

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by seb146
Mon Jun 13, 2022 4:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade
Replies: 1133
Views: 54958

Re: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows

It's already illegal. This DOJ just refuses to enforce that particular law. https://www.findlaw.com/legalblogs/courtside/is-it-legal-to-protest-outside-supreme-court-justices-homes/ Do they refuse or is it that can not because of budget cuts? Budget cuts, are you serious?? You can’t be serious - ri...

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by seb146
Sun Jun 12, 2022 3:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade
Replies: 1133
Views: 54958

Re: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows

Sadly, such threats destroy the credibility and positions of the 'left'. It will likely encourage a pending law and short-term policy to ban protests near the residences of the SCOTUS Justices. It's already illegal. This DOJ just refuses to enforce that particular law. https://www.findlaw.com/legal...

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by seb146
Sun Jun 12, 2022 3:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Riot Plot Foiled At Idaho Pride
Replies: 12
Views: 1237

Re: Riot Plot Foiled At Idaho Pride

Coeur d'Alene is a suburb of Spokane. Not as far right wing as CDA but still right wing. Just to give some context. Also, for those too young to remember, northern Idaho was once home to a very large white supremacist camp. They are still very much alive and well. I have been thinking this would hap...

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by seb146
Sun Jun 12, 2022 1:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California Recall Part 5,139: Progressive Prosecutor Edition
Replies: 28
Views: 2062

Re: California Recall Part 5,139: Progressive Prosecutor Edition

Chesa Boudin's parents participated in the murder of three people (two police officers and a Brinks driver) in 1981. With his parents incarcerated, Boudin was raised by members of their terrorist group- https://www.cbsnews.com/sanfrancisco/news/chesa-boudins-father-granted-parole-after-40-years-in-...

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by seb146
Sun Jun 12, 2022 1:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 503
Views: 27081

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

Republicans playing Republican games again. Distract and change the subject to they can move the goal posts and claim victory. THE RATINGS WERE LOW!!! WE WON!!! Not the point. The point is: MAGA tried to overthrow the government and install a monarchy. We had a war about this in the late 1700s. Stic...

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by seb146
Sun Jun 12, 2022 1:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oregon bans release of mug shots
Replies: 6
Views: 795

Re: Oregon bans release of mug shots

This is a proposition. It is proposing to not release booking photos for people not actually convicted of a crime. If Joe Smith (name changed) is arrested for... say.... armed robbery, even though the same Joe Smith can verify he was 200 miles away from the crime, why would he, then, accept getting...

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by seb146
Sat Jun 11, 2022 2:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canada promises not to take peoples guns!!
Replies: 98
Views: 4468

Re: Canada promises not to take peoples guns!!

johns624 wrote:
seb146 wrote:
Keeping military grade weapons out of the hands of non-military people? how dare they......
This bill is about banning all low capacity handguns, At least you're consistent with your "no facts needed" postings.


A freeze on sales is not the same thing as taking guns from everyone.

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by seb146
Sat Jun 11, 2022 1:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Celebrity Crush
Replies: 44
Views: 4528

Re: Celebrity Crush

JC Chasez
Zachary Levi
JC Chasez
Ava Max
CJ Vana
JC Chasez
Dua Lipa
Blake Anderson
JC Chasez

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by seb146
Sat Jun 11, 2022 1:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canada promises not to take peoples guns!!
Replies: 98
Views: 4468

Re: Canada promises not to take peoples guns!!

Keeping military grade weapons out of the hands of non-military people? how dare they......

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by seb146
Sat Jun 11, 2022 1:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oregon bans release of mug shots
Replies: 6
Views: 795

Re: Oregon bans release of mug shots

This is a proposition. It is proposing to not release booking photos for people not actually convicted of a crime. If Joe Smith (name changed) is arrested for... say.... armed robbery, even though the same Joe Smith can verify he was 200 miles away from the crime, why would he, then, accept getting ...

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by seb146
Sat Jun 11, 2022 1:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 503
Views: 27081

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

Looks like roughly 6x as many people tuned into the Final Episode of M*A*S*H compared to the tune in numbers of the first night of the Kangaroo Jan 6 Committee. Interesting stats and data metrics for sure. About 20M viewers tuned in on the various broadcast and cable networks. 75% of those where in...

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by seb146
Thu May 26, 2022 4:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gasoline prices, it hurts.
Replies: 694
Views: 49408

Re: Gasoline prices, it hurts.

Something is not adding up with the EIA's latest report "Summary of Weekly Petroleum Data for the week ending May 20, 2022. https://ir.eia.gov/wpsr/wpsrsummary.pdf In that report "gasoline production last week averaged 9.4 million barrels per day" and "total motor gasoline inven...

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by seb146
Thu May 26, 2022 4:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 16676

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

meh... Texas has few gun laws. You know: Constitution and all. We all just need to forget that the Second Amendment was a compromise to keep slavery legal in the South https://www.npr.org/2021/06/02/1002107670/historian-uncovers-the-racist-roots-of-the-2nd-amendment http://www.milwaukeeindependent.c...

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by seb146
Wed May 25, 2022 5:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 16676

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

The party of "every life"....

why bother

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by seb146
Wed May 25, 2022 5:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter
Replies: 135
Views: 7197

Re: Former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says Clinton agreed to give Trump-Russia material to reporter

So we are just glossing over the fact that Hillary was sus of the story and wanted more information so she, or someone in her camp, gave the report to someone who had connections and could fact check? That is just not a thing? Hillary wanted facts is just not worth discussing? Nice deflection but t...

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by seb146
Wed May 25, 2022 5:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade
Replies: 1133
Views: 54958

Re: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows

Each lower court has only so many seats. The speed at which judges were seated under the MAGA administration was neck breaking. It is not really surprising these far right wing ideologies are being passed, now that the courts are now an arm of the Republican party. Wait, come to think of it, why is...

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by seb146
Wed May 25, 2022 5:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties
Replies: 127
Views: 6709

Re: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties

So, if it is that way with airports, according to you, how is that not possible with this HSR? Getting people from their town to a nearby city while expanding services in the originating town. I don't expect California HSR will run every 10 minutes. That would be ridiculous. Probably more like Acel...

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