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by seb146
Wed Sep 14, 2022 2:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Housing Catastrophe: Where are the Feds? The opposition?
Replies: 94
Views: 4645

Re: Housing Catastrophe: Where are the Feds? The opposition?

Housing prices are driven up when more people need housing than the number of dwellings available. How's that border protection coming along? You do realize the number of people who need housing are Americans born in the United States, right? Go to any homeless camp. You will find American veterans...

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by seb146
Wed Sep 14, 2022 2:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Housing Catastrophe: Where are the Feds? The opposition?
Replies: 94
Views: 4645

Re: Housing Catastrophe: Where are the Feds? The opposition?

Homeless aren’t on the street due to high cost of houses, drugs, mental illness, are two of the biggest reasons. They’re not going to qualify for a mortgage regardless of cost. Need help, of course, lots of it, but giving them a house won’t solve their problems. Stop reading "give them free st...

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by seb146
Tue Sep 13, 2022 5:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fox News working hard to villainize sex & LGTBQ information
Replies: 56
Views: 2962

Re: Fox News working hard to villainize sex & LGTBQ information

So for instance, say you meet someone that you know as, I dunno, Mrs. Jones. When you meet, Mrs Jones says “Please, call me Leslie”. Would this fall under the umbrella of things that you feel forced to do and will transform into a grumpy old man? I'm not forced to call her anything. It's not going ...

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by seb146
Tue Sep 13, 2022 1:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Housing Catastrophe: Where are the Feds? The opposition?
Replies: 94
Views: 4645

Re: Housing Catastrophe: Where are the Feds? The opposition?

Housing prices are driven up when more people need housing than the number of dwellings available. How's that border protection coming along? You do realize the number of people who need housing are Americans born in the United States, right? Go to any homeless camp. You will find American veterans...

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by seb146
Tue Sep 13, 2022 1:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fox News working hard to villainize sex & LGTBQ information
Replies: 56
Views: 2962

Re: Fox News working hard to villainize sex & LGTBQ information

I'm sorry, I'm still not understanding how this is some micro-offense against ya. Just be nice to others and not a jerk. And if that means using someone's preferred pronouns, just do that thing. I get pretty annoyed at being told what to do, especially if somone is trying to wind me up. See my prev...

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by seb146
Mon Sep 12, 2022 5:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fox News working hard to villainize sex & LGTBQ information
Replies: 56
Views: 2962

Re: Fox News working hard to villainize sex & LGTBQ information

I am GenX and I work with two boomers. One has a child who transitioned and uses he/him pronouns and we work with a Millennial who uses they/them. No one questions it, we just go with it. There are those from all generations who refuse to. I don't understand why giving someone else legitimacy and a ...

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by seb146
Sun Sep 11, 2022 3:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Social Studies homework at Bradenton, Florida school: "2020 election was stolen"
Replies: 31
Views: 2079

Re: Social Studies homework at Bradenton, Florida school: "2020 election was stolen"

What are you talking about? I think absentee was a powerful new factor. Laws changed to allow it with fewer witnesses (due to the Covid emergency, as zero vaccines were available). I can say that was a fact where I live. This created a convenient new option to vote from home that was illegal before...

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by seb146
Sun Sep 11, 2022 2:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gulf states demand Netflix pull content deemed offensive
Replies: 39
Views: 2601

Re: Gulf states demand Netflix pull content deemed offensive

Can't these places block streaming services or have streaming services not post content deemed offensive?

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by seb146
Sun Sep 11, 2022 3:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fox News working hard to villainize sex & LGTBQ information
Replies: 56
Views: 2962

Re: Fox News working hard to villainize sex & LGTBQ information

Ah right. I didn't read the entire article, and it does say the books were not for general circulation, but for the use of extra-curricular clubs. I'm still a bit confused though, as the article says they were having difficulty getting them into general circulation. :scratchchin: I fully agree. It ...

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by seb146
Sat Sep 10, 2022 4:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vegas official arrested for reporter murder
Replies: 10
Views: 800

Re: Vegas official arrested for reporter murder

Off his rocker means behaving off the rails or in a strange way. It does not imply mental illness, but doesn't someone have to be a bit mental to stalk a reporter and stab them? It means you are not of sound mind. It's ok his lawyer can go down that road but I think we both know this will be plead ...

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by seb146
Fri Sep 09, 2022 6:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fox News working hard to villainize sex & LGTBQ information
Replies: 56
Views: 2962

Re: Fox News working hard to villainize sex & LGTBQ information

I'm scratching my head wondering why books about BDSM would be in any school library. Okay, so you can find all about it on the internet if you want, but I'm sure you can find out how to make homemade explosives on the internet too, but I wouldn't see that as part of any school curriculum. Perhaps ...

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by seb146
Thu Sep 08, 2022 6:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UPDATE: Queen Elizabeth has died
Replies: 207
Views: 12442

Re: UPDATE: Queen Elizabeth has died

It is very sad but she did lead a long life and well liked by so many around the world.

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by seb146
Thu Sep 08, 2022 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fox News working hard to villainize sex & LGTBQ information
Replies: 56
Views: 2962

Re: Fox News working hard to villainize sex & LGTBQ information

So, I read this article (I know, I know...) and pretty far down, one must read between the lines to see the books are not in circulation at the school. They are on school property, but students can not go to the Card Catalog and use Dewey Decimal to find these books. Again, the article does not spel...

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by seb146
Thu Sep 08, 2022 5:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 641
Views: 45342

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

Recovered documents include top secret documents on another country's nuclear capabilities that are shown only to officials on a "need to know" basis https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/donald-trump-nuclear-secrets-classified-documents-mar-a-lago-raid-1234587730/ https://w...

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by seb146
Thu Sep 08, 2022 1:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's speech on MAGA
Replies: 68
Views: 4293

Re: Biden's speech on MAGA

Good Article on where things stand. https://www.theatlantic.com/newsletters/archive/2022/09/the-nihilism-of-maga-world/671355/ For Biden even to mention something like abortion undermined the more important part of his speech, which is that MAGA is a movement that doesn’t believe in anything but vi...

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by seb146
Wed Sep 07, 2022 2:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 641
Views: 45342

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

Recovered documents include top secret documents on another country's nuclear capabilities that are shown only to officials on a "need to know" basis https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/donald-trump-nuclear-secrets-classified-documents-mar-a-lago-raid-1234587730/ https://ww...

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by seb146
Tue Sep 06, 2022 3:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 641
Views: 45342

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

Likely the decision for the US District Judge to appoint a Special Master will lead to delays with Trump hoping they extend until the possible takeover of control of the US House from the fall election pressuring the DOJ from further prosecution of any kind by harassment with House Committee invest...

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by seb146
Mon Sep 05, 2022 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 641
Views: 45342

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

The MAGA appointed judge granted him a special master for the documents https://www.npr.org/2022/09/05/1120885510/doj-trump-special-master-judge https://www.reuters.com/world/us/trumps-request-special-master-raid-case-granted-part-by-us-court-filing-2022-09-05/ They are looking at "executive pr...

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by seb146
Mon Sep 05, 2022 5:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cancelling Student Loan Debt
Replies: 84
Views: 4024

Re: Cancelling Student Loan Debt

The NY Post ran an article today that claims the "fine print" in the loan forgiveness is what's really bad. According to the article, going forward all borrowers (not sure if they have a income limit and after the $10 or $20K forgiveness ) will only have to pay back 5% of their "disc...

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by seb146
Mon Sep 05, 2022 5:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Guy (34) arrested for prostitution while on Honeymoon
Replies: 87
Views: 4487

Re: Guy (34) arrested for prostitution while on Honeymoon

That's not what I am saying at all. What I am saying is that by making hard drugs or prostitution legal, that will not remove or even lessen the underground market for those things. I am all for decriminalizing prostitution but the underground market will never go away simply because it is decrimin...

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by seb146
Mon Sep 05, 2022 4:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Social Studies homework at Bradenton, Florida school: "2020 election was stolen"
Replies: 31
Views: 2079

Re: Social Studies homework at Bradenton, Florida school: "2020 election was stolen"

SMH and not even comment. I am 1/2 Canadian, how do I immigrate to Canada? What's SMH? Urban Dictionary is a wonderful (and sometimes disgusting) resource. DeSantis is taking the playbook from Orban in Hungary. Pit people against people because he knows if the minority feels left out, they will tak...

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by seb146
Mon Sep 05, 2022 4:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10+ dead in mass stabbing in Saskatchewan
Replies: 18
Views: 1386

Re: 10+ dead in mass stabbing in Saskatchewan

I hope they take them alive to find out what may have caused this apparently senseless massacre Nah, I don't want to hear their excuses--they grew up on the rez, they were picked on, they had an abusive father, etc., etc. There's no reason for what they did. I kinda do though, Hearing why two peopl...

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by seb146
Mon Sep 05, 2022 4:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's speech on MAGA
Replies: 68
Views: 4293

Re: Biden's speech on MAGA

Don't know how you could define the problem without calling it out. Biden merely spoke the truth, which has been obvious for some time. As Vintage said, he was never going to reach the hardline Trump base. But he encouraged the remainder of the GOP to reject those principles. I don't think that was...

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by seb146
Sun Sep 04, 2022 3:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's speech on MAGA
Replies: 68
Views: 4293

Re: Biden's speech on MAGA

46.9% of voters cast their ballot for Trump in the last election. Can’t say I really know the answer, but for the past 6-8 years we’ve had both sides writing off the other and further galvanizing their respective partisans…and obviously that’s not working. Again you are correct about the trend towa...

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by seb146
Sun Sep 04, 2022 3:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Guy (34) arrested for prostitution while on Honeymoon
Replies: 87
Views: 4487

Re: Guy (34) arrested for prostitution while on Honeymoon

I can understand the confusion. "Innocent till proven guilty" is a legal term pertaining to the court system and legal system. Terminating someone based on an arrest alone is a civil matter and has nothing to do with "innocent till proven guilty". Unless an an employee is protec...

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by seb146
Sun Sep 04, 2022 3:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's speech on MAGA
Replies: 68
Views: 4293

Re: Biden's speech on MAGA

I mean, great speech if you’re a Dem and Biden voter as you can see from the responses here. Less so if the intent was to welcome additional Trump voters and defect. One of the things I hated most about Trump is that he was a divider not a uniter…disappointing to see Biden isn’t really changing tha...

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by seb146
Sun Sep 04, 2022 3:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 641
Views: 45342

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

In his Pennsylvania rally speech tonight, Trump hit on his bogeyman theme again, as he always does. The DoJ/FBI are coming after me, and you're next. "They’re trying to silence me and more importantly they’re trying to silence you. But we will not be silenced, right?” Trump said. Still hard to...

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by seb146
Sat Sep 03, 2022 4:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cancelling Student Loan Debt
Replies: 84
Views: 4024

Re: Cancelling Student Loan Debt

Why are college presidents not being brought before congressional committees to explain why its costs $25K a semester at many of these schools? Isn't the high cost of college the reason for the "crises"? Lets break down their costs, these not for profit institutions. Sallie Mae is not aro...

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by seb146
Sat Sep 03, 2022 4:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 641
Views: 45342

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

If he didn't even bother to read documents that were given to him while he was in office, why would he have taken them with him?

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by seb146
Sat Sep 03, 2022 4:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Guy (34) arrested for prostitution while on Honeymoon
Replies: 87
Views: 4487

Re: Guy (34) arrested for prostitution while on Honeymoon

LOL, your first paragraph cuts exactly in the opposite direction you think it does. You basically stated "it's criminal because it's illegal." Everything you listed is a consequence of something being illegal, not of some inherent problem with it. If you made kayaking, visiting national p...

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by seb146
Fri Sep 02, 2022 12:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Guy (34) arrested for prostitution while on Honeymoon
Replies: 87
Views: 4487

Re: Guy (34) arrested for prostitution while on Honeymoon

This attitude is a big part of why consensual sex work among adults should be de-criminalized. Unless there's a minor or someone non-consenting involved, this is a victimless crime. Why should tax dollars be used prosecuting crimes in which there is no victim? And why should employers care about a ...

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by seb146
Thu Sep 01, 2022 2:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 641
Views: 45342

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

The arguments Trump's legal team make no sense, I don't see how they can prevail. Reuters tells us that Trump's lawyers said: "Simply put, the notion that Presidential records would contain sensitive information should have never been cause for alarm," That blatantly ignores the inconveni...

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by seb146
Thu Sep 01, 2022 12:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 641
Views: 45342

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

They are ready to take up arms against their fellow Americans. See: January 6. If any of them try to follow through on that they will lose big time. They don't care. They already have been indoctrinated to believe they are the chosen ones. They are the true patriots. After decades of listening to h...

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by seb146
Thu Sep 01, 2022 12:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 641
Views: 45342

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

Ah... so the conspiracy theories will begin this way! :roll: But you do realize that the FBI found exactly what they said they were looking for: classified and top secret documents, illegally taken to the ex-president's personal playground. You do realize that... don't you? And yet they still escor...

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by seb146
Thu Sep 01, 2022 12:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 641
Views: 45342

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

You just have to wonder how people are still supporting Trump. https://www.wral.com/us-to-respond-to-request-for-special-master-for-trump-docs/20439170/ He lied about what he had, he lied about what he gave back, and the classified documents were not just in boxes, but in office desks in Trump's of...

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by seb146
Thu Sep 01, 2022 12:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Guy (34) arrested for prostitution while on Honeymoon
Replies: 87
Views: 4487

Re: Guy (34) arrested for prostitution while on Honeymoon

I am all for ending human trafficking but there needs to be a fine line. This guy's marriage is over, maybe, but why should the rest of his life be? Per the article, he solicited an adult. Give him a ticket and move on. No one will want to hire him, just google his name and it comes up dozens of ti...

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by seb146
Wed Aug 31, 2022 2:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 641
Views: 45342

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

You just have to wonder how people are still supporting Trump. https://www.wral.com/us-to-respond-to-request-for-special-master-for-trump-docs/20439170/ During that visit, the document says, Trump’s lawyers told investigators that all the records that had come from the White House were stored in on...

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by seb146
Wed Aug 31, 2022 3:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 641
Views: 45342

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

Lindsey Graham (R-SC) wants violence if his party's leader is charged https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/maddowblog/lindsey-graham-expects-riots-streets-trump-charged-rcna45260 Violence to gain a political end is one of the signs of fascism. And Republicans are silent over this. I wonder why....

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by seb146
Tue Aug 30, 2022 11:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 641
Views: 45342

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

Lindsey Graham (R-SC) wants violence if his party's leader is charged https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/maddowblog/lindsey-graham-expects-riots-streets-trump-charged-rcna45260 Violence to gain a political end is one of the signs of fascism. And Republicans are silent over this. I wonder why....

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by seb146
Tue Aug 30, 2022 5:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Guy (34) arrested for prostitution while on Honeymoon
Replies: 87
Views: 4487

Re: Guy (34) arrested for prostitution while on Honeymoon

SEAorPWM wrote:
To be honest, I don't even consider what this guy did to be a "sex crime". They were both adults.


It depends on exactly what Florida law says about prostitution. Each state has various laws on the matter.

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by seb146
Mon Aug 29, 2022 4:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Guy (34) arrested for prostitution while on Honeymoon
Replies: 87
Views: 4487

Re: Guy (34) arrested for prostitution while on Honeymoon

A guy that "unloads" with a prostitute from time to time is probably less "hostile" towards women than otherwise... Interesting thing about soliciting: some johns are not in it for sex. Some just want to be heard. To be an equal. To be present. To be acknowledged. The town I gre...

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by seb146
Sun Aug 28, 2022 3:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DoJ opinion for 2019 Trump obstruction charge released.
Replies: 6
Views: 783

Re: DoJ opinion for 2019 Trump obstruction charge released.

In another thread, it was pointed out Republicans want to appear hard on crime. But, look how many are crying foul when their own leader is alleged to commit crimes.

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by seb146
Sun Aug 28, 2022 3:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cancelling Student Loan Debt
Replies: 84
Views: 4024

Re: Cancelling Student Loan Debt

If someone is getting their student loan wiped out or "forgiven" shouldn't they get a 1099 form from the IRS as well? What did MTG and Republicans who had their PPP loans forgiven get? What did "too big to fail" Chase get? Weren't most government relief loan given to entities de...

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by seb146
Sun Aug 28, 2022 3:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Guy (34) arrested for prostitution while on Honeymoon
Replies: 87
Views: 4487

Re: Guy (34) arrested for prostitution while on Honeymoon

I am all for ending human trafficking but there needs to be a fine line. This guy's marriage is over, maybe, but why should the rest of his life be? Per the article, he solicited an adult. Give him a ticket and move on.

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by seb146
Sun Aug 28, 2022 3:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cancelling Student Loan Debt
Replies: 84
Views: 4024

Re: Cancelling Student Loan Debt

if the interest rate and structure is the cause of the massive loan debt, why not just restructure the rates and method it compounds? seems the solution offered does not actually address the issue that the govt itself has created. will there be any relief for individuals that took out private loans...

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by seb146
Sat Aug 27, 2022 4:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cancelling Student Loan Debt
Replies: 84
Views: 4024

Re: Cancelling Student Loan Debt

FLYFIRSTCLASS wrote:
If someone is getting their student loan wiped out or "forgiven" shouldn't they get a 1099 form from the IRS as well?


What did MTG and Republicans who had their PPP loans forgiven get? What did "too big to fail" Chase get?

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by seb146
Sat Aug 27, 2022 4:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 641
Views: 45342

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

Do judges of this level (Judge Canon and Judge Reinhart) swear an oath to uphold and defend the Constitution from all enemies, foreign and domestic as all other government officials (president, vice president, Senators, House members, governors, etc.) do? The required oath for federal judges is dif...

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by seb146
Sat Aug 27, 2022 4:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 641
Views: 45342

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

Late this evening, Trump did file his response to the request for clarification of his motion to appoint a special master, to oversee materials seized by the FBI. 1. The reason given for seeking relief from the district court (Judge Cannon), is that the magistrate court that issued the warrant (Jud...

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by seb146
Sat Aug 27, 2022 4:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cancelling Student Loan Debt
Replies: 84
Views: 4024

Re: Cancelling Student Loan Debt

It wasn't just conservatives that took out PPP loans and it continued into Bidens helm AND most of all a ton of it was obtained fraudulently. The government has only scratched the surface with who they caught. EBT is the same way a lot of it is scammed by people with drug habits and they sell their...

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by seb146
Fri Aug 26, 2022 6:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party
Replies: 108
Views: 5976

Re: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party

This led political opponents suspecting her of not taking her job seriously, It is the opposition pushing this? Seems more like press jumping on a story to sell newspapers. Quite succesfully, since it made the papers pretty much worldwide. While the actual value of the story is zero. A video of a p...

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