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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 22, 2021 9:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc
Replies: 98
Views: 4220

Re: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc

johns624 wrote:
Kno wrote:

You lost me on mouth full of gold teeth, weird example - they don't make someone look more or less wholesome it's a pretty neutral style choice.
Where are gold teeth "a pretty neutral style choice"? I want to know so that I don't go there.


On the A-team obviously :D

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 22, 2021 9:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 308
Views: 13291

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

cairns wrote:
"CNN is centrist." Nearly spit my coffee on the keyboard over that one.


Compared to MSNBC or CBS? Unquestionably so. There are many progressives who call for deplatforming CNN’s ‘corporate agenda’.

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 22, 2021 9:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Carl Sagan Speaking on Climate Change in 1985
Replies: 9
Views: 608

Re: Carl Sagan Speaking on Climate Change in 1985

Here is what I don't understand - quote from CNBC story https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/22/climate-how-to-navigate-the-energy-transition-away-from-fossil-fuels.html “We see solar and wind being the cheapest source of new energy for more than two-thirds of the world’s population now and rapidly acceler...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 22, 2021 9:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 308
Views: 13291

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

Come on man. Grammar police? Is everybody around the world required to use flawless English now? It was the repeat of the error that caught my eye. I didn’t say anything about perfection - this is basic 3rd grade English! Maybe to you but again a big chunk of this planet doesn't use English in 3rd ...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 22, 2021 9:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 308
Views: 13291

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

They would not of been shot and killed if they did not show up to a riot. They would not of been shot if they did not attack a person in possession of a firearm.....Facts Fact: in English, we use ‘would not HAVE been’ in past perfect unreal conditionals. Come on man. Grammar police? Is everybody ar...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 22, 2021 9:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 308
Views: 13291

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

He can't be tried in a criminal court for manslaughter. A wrongful death case in a civil suit won't go anywhere. The suit would have to be filed in Kenosha, WI. I seriously doubt a jury pool there would be sympathetic. He can be sued in Civil Court for wrongfui death. The burden of proof is lower i...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 22, 2021 9:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: PA GOP Senate Candidate Out After Personal Problems Get Too Messy
Replies: 10
Views: 537

Re: PA GOP Senate Candidate Out After Personal Problems Get Too Messy

PixelPilot wrote:
Medieval mentality.
Hard to believe people like this exist in 2021 (past the obvious regions where this is cultivated).


Fact-free mentality too, since humans and dinosaurs never coexisted :lol:

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 22, 2021 9:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc
Replies: 98
Views: 4220

Re: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc

Of course, the race (Black) and criminal record of the alleged driver got put out late last night to fuel even more the social tensions in this country, already at a high level from the acquittal of Rittenhouse of murder and other charges. If it had been a white Trump voter it would of been all ove...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 22, 2021 9:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: PA GOP Senate Candidate Out After Personal Problems Get Too Messy
Replies: 10
Views: 537

PA GOP Senate Candidate Out After Personal Problems Get Too Messy

Sean Parnell’s campaign has collapsed in Pennsylvania. A judge has ruled against him in a custody case, citing prior accusations of domestic abuse from Parnell’s estranged wife. https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/582687-sean-parnell-suspends-pennsylvania-senate-bid This idiot’s campaign got natio...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 22, 2021 9:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It
Replies: 66
Views: 3918

Re: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It

Two CONSERVATIVE contributors to Fox have resigned over Carlson's piece https://thehill.com/homenews/media/582573-two-fox-news-contributors-quit-over-tucker-carlsons-jan-6-documentary Why stress "conservative"? All contributors to FOX are conservatives, even if not all of them are batshit...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 22, 2021 8:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Carl Sagan Speaking on Climate Change in 1985
Replies: 9
Views: 608

Re: Carl Sagan Speaking on Climate Change in 1985

Here is what I don't understand - quote from CNBC story https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/22/climate-how-to-navigate-the-energy-transition-away-from-fossil-fuels.html “We see solar and wind being the cheapest source of new energy for more than two-thirds of the world’s population now and rapidly acceler...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 22, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3505

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

To win national office you have to appeal to independents not just members of your own party. She is fringe and refuses to move to the middle. We are seeing this rejected time and time again like we did in Virginia. The in your face, far left AOC MSNBC stuff is being rejected time and time again. I...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 22, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022
Replies: 126
Views: 5796

Re: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022

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Crude oil prices have reversed and are trending sharply down. $7 correction since last week:

https://www.marketwatch.com/investing/f ... electronic

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 22, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc
Replies: 98
Views: 4220

Re: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc

Apparently this dirtbag, apart from his other criminal acts, had a since taken down fb account where he spewed a lot of bile about wanting to kill white people and how to claim self-defense to get away with it. If so, this is essentially a hate crime but I doubt the MSM will ever report on it that ...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 22, 2021 12:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc
Replies: 98
Views: 4220

Re: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc

I don't get why an acquittal of a white on white crime case would stoke racial tensions. Unless you are using it for an agenda. Easy, because in Wisconsin, self defense defense only seems to work for certain people: white dude in Kenosha was trafficking girls, arrested for sex abuse and released w/...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 22, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3505

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

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

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 22, 2021 11:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc
Replies: 98
Views: 4220

Re: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc

It may be the driver of the SUV was being chased and took a wrong turn or afraid of stopping. He also could have been drunk/high on drugs. In my hometown here in NJ, we have a Holiday parade this Saturday, one of biggest ones with decorated fire and related service vehicles in the USA. 1000's turn ...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 22, 2021 11:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3505

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

I can also dig up polls that show Harris is extremely popular. It's all in what you look for. We're waiting....and waiting... The Democratic party knows she isn't popular and loses any election she runs in. Well just like the poll claim, this isn't entirely accurate either. She won her first CA AG ...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 22, 2021 11:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political Schism: Strained Friend/Family Relationships Due to Politics
Replies: 45
Views: 1794

Re: Political Schism: Strained Friend/Family Relationships Due to Politics

The sort of centre right people who are like “I’d prefer lower taxes and a bit less government ownership of things but generally don’t need to act like a evangelical nutjob” don’t seem to exist at all. People who thought like that 5 years now seem to have gravitated to the far right MAGA/QAnon camp...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 22, 2021 11:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc
Replies: 98
Views: 4220

Re: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc

50-Page rap sheet for this guy. Sexual abuse, domestic abuse, burglary, distribution of narcotics, strangulation.... How was this guy not in jail on a life sentence? https://heavy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/DOJ-WORCS.pdf Usually charges don't stick or don't go to trial because of procedural err...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 22, 2021 5:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political Schism: Strained Friend/Family Relationships Due to Politics
Replies: 45
Views: 1794

Re: Political Schism: Strained Friend/Family Relationships Due to Politics

I don't think it's a politics issue, it's a misinformation issue. People having clashing political views has always been a thing. People living in LaLa Land and doing all they can to drag others down with them is a relatively new phenomenon. If someone has an opposing political outlook to me then I...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 22, 2021 4:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thomas Jefferson Statue Inside New York City Hall to be Removed
Replies: 20
Views: 1115

Re: Thomas Jefferson Statue Inside New York City Hall to be Removed

That's why we have to stay vigilant. Letting go of the middle ground means mindless demonization and sanctification prevail. We are not looking for a middle ground, we are looking for objectivity. A arbitrarily defined middle is by necessity, affected by the need to mollify extremes. An accurate te...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 22, 2021 4:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thomas Jefferson Statue Inside New York City Hall to be Removed
Replies: 20
Views: 1115

Re: Thomas Jefferson Statue Inside New York City Hall to be Removed

The recasting of history is a part of the interpretation of history... But we must be careful from modern academia causing snap pendulum swings of opinion as well as being careful of circular opinions becoming more influential than fact based or more orthodox views... Finding that middle ground is ...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 22, 2021 2:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thomas Jefferson Statue Inside New York City Hall to be Removed
Replies: 20
Views: 1115

Re: Thomas Jefferson Statue Inside New York City Hall to be Removed

The recasting of history is a part of the interpretation of history... But we must be careful from modern academia causing snap pendulum swings of opinion as well as being careful of circular opinions becoming more influential than fact based or more orthodox views... Finding that middle ground is ...

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by Aaron747
Sun Nov 21, 2021 9:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3505

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

[Pence made a couple of controversial speeches during his time in office but, other than that, did nothing. Cheney shot a guy in the face on a hunting trip but, other than that, did nothing. They were wildly unpopular and I can dig up polls that prove my point. I can also dig up polls that show Har...

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by Aaron747
Sun Nov 21, 2021 8:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 308
Views: 13291

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

Wrong! The same governor called up hundreds of members of the national guard BEFORE the verdict of the Rittenhouse trial. Most weren't even deployed. The mere fact that they were available on short notice deters violence before it starts. I live in a hurricane prone part of the gulf coast. National...

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by Aaron747
Sun Nov 21, 2021 11:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 308
Views: 13291

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

His father and other relatives live in Kenosha. His mother's home in Illinois was closer than to Kenosha than where 2 of the people he shot lived. What were outside rabble rousers doing there rioting and setting buildings on fire? Why didn't the governor of Wisconsin send in national guard units to...

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by Aaron747
Sun Nov 21, 2021 8:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 308
Views: 13291

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

This was miscarriage of justice. One of the reasons to avoid the 3rd world country the United States are. So, this guy is a civilian. He has no close relationship to anybody living in Kenosha. He knows it's a danger zone. He knows that people there are not playing nice, He still goes there. In any ...

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by Aaron747
Sun Nov 21, 2021 6:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 308
Views: 13291

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

And here’s why people feel the way they do: white dude in Kenosha was trafficking girls, arrested for sex abuse and released w/o bail, then one of the girls killed him a couple hours after he forced himself on her. She went up for first degree murder, not self defense. https://www.washingtonpost.co...

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by Aaron747
Sun Nov 21, 2021 5:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 308
Views: 13291

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

And here’s why people feel the way they do: white dude in Kenosha was trafficking girls, arrested for sex abuse and released w/o bail, then one of the girls killed him a couple hours after he forced himself on her. She went up for first degree murder, not self defense. https://www.washingtonpost.com...

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by Aaron747
Sun Nov 21, 2021 5:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 308
Views: 13291

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

Slant? Please, the article touches both sides and gives each "party" their take on the events. You're trying to fit this article into what YOU are feeling, it fits really bad. It might "touch" on both sides but it then devotes about eight times as much space to the "Miscarr...

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by Aaron747
Sun Nov 21, 2021 3:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thomas Jefferson Statue Inside New York City Hall to be Removed
Replies: 20
Views: 1115

Re: Thomas Jefferson Statue Inside New York City Hall to be Removed

Jefferson achieved things beyond those achieved by any human alive today. It is laughable for common crook politicians to take potshots at him. Yes, oh, a malignant narcissist… so what? So was Churchill. So is Elon Musk. Dare we say Martin Luther King? Is Michelangelo up for review next? So....a hi...

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by Aaron747
Sun Nov 21, 2021 2:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thomas Jefferson Statue Inside New York City Hall to be Removed
Replies: 20
Views: 1115

Re: Thomas Jefferson Statue Inside New York City Hall to be Removed

I read a recent biography on him a few years ago. He kept meticulous accounts of all of his expenditures, but never kept track of his ever increasing debt. His account books never did a balance sheet, debts versus assets. Typical of him was when a new piano came out of Europe was buying Two. I susp...

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by Aaron747
Sun Nov 21, 2021 1:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Current Situation in Ethiopia
Replies: 6
Views: 557

Re: Current Situation in Ethiopia

ArchGuy1 wrote:
Aaron747 wrote:
Ethiopia does not receive a lot of coverage in the west because it has very little economic value. Just the way it is.

The current situation in Ethiopia is still very dire.


There are many places where conditions are dire.

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by Aaron747
Sun Nov 21, 2021 1:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thomas Jefferson Statue Inside New York City Hall to be Removed
Replies: 20
Views: 1115

Re: Thomas Jefferson Statue Inside New York City Hall to be Removed

Removal is dumb...it disallows opportunities to engage debate and learn the complexities of individuals in history.

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by Aaron747
Sun Nov 21, 2021 1:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Current Situation in Ethiopia
Replies: 6
Views: 557

Re: Current Situation in Ethiopia

Ethiopia does not receive a lot of coverage in the west because it has very little economic value. Just the way it is.

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by Aaron747
Sun Nov 21, 2021 1:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 308
Views: 13291

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

I think that it is not uncommon for people to judge the outcome of cases based on what they would like the law to be rather than by what it is. This is true, but in the US we have the added dimension of structural problems that have provided unequal outcomes in courts depending on wealth and ethnic...

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by Aaron747
Sun Nov 21, 2021 12:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Female Chinese Tennis star missing.
Replies: 38
Views: 2467

Re: Female Chinese Tennis star missing.

https://www.bbc.com/sport/tennis/59361505.amp
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Now PRC state media are putting out apparently staged videos showing Peng alive:

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

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by Aaron747
Sat Nov 20, 2021 11:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 308
Views: 13291

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

Or, to the genesis of it all on August 23, 2020, if a man wanted on a warrant for his arrest from the previous month, based on charges of third-degree sexual assault, trespassing, and disorderly conduct, and while carrying a knife refused to comply with a lawful police order and instead went to thi...

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by Aaron747
Sat Nov 20, 2021 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Security Incident at ATL
Replies: 37
Views: 8067

Re: Security Incident at ATL

https://www.forbes.com/sites/kimberleespeakman/2021/11/20/passenger-accidentally-fired-weapon-at-atlanta-airport-causing-panic-flight-delays/?sh=61be7057f975 Apparently a passenger had a weapon in a carry on bag (which, they should not - the rules are guns have to be checked in a hard sided case) a...

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by Aaron747
Sat Nov 20, 2021 11:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 308
Views: 13291

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

I think that it is not uncommon for people to judge the outcome of cases based on what they would like the law to be rather than by what it is. This is true, but in the US we have the added dimension of structural problems that have provided unequal outcomes in courts depending on wealth and ethnic...

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by Aaron747
Sat Nov 20, 2021 11:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 308
Views: 13291

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

What compels people like you to make ridiculous projections like this? I sincerely mean this in the nicest way possible, and I'm curious. This verdict. Rittenhouse had no reason to carry an AR-15 into a protest then claim he felt threatened and open fire. None at all. No one but no one was surround...

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by Aaron747
Sat Nov 20, 2021 3:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Carl Sagan Speaking on Climate Change in 1985
Replies: 9
Views: 608

Carl Sagan Speaking on Climate Change in 1985

A colleague was passing this around and, wow, hard to believe this was being said to Congress when I was a small kid, and here we are today. An amazing 15 minutes of clear and impactful science communication. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wp-WiNXH6hI ''If we don't do the right thing now, our child...

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by Aaron747
Sat Nov 20, 2021 2:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 308
Views: 13291

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

Or, to the genesis of it all on August 23, 2020, if a man wanted on a warrant for his arrest from the previous month, based on charges of third-degree sexual assault, trespassing, and disorderly conduct, and while carrying a knife refused to comply with a lawful police order and instead went to thi...

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by Aaron747
Sat Nov 20, 2021 1:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 308
Views: 13291

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

Maybe because it’s blindingly obvious, that if that sick kid hadn’t turned up uninvited as a self-declared vigilante, armed with an automatic rifle, nobody would have died that night? How any justice system can find anyone innocent in such a situation is a travesty, but, that’s America 2021 for you...

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by Aaron747
Sat Nov 20, 2021 7:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 308
Views: 13291

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

Unless you also happen to believe Rittenhouse is a physic, apart from obviously being a psychopath, that argument holds no water what so ever. Fact is, he went to a riot armed with a rifle and killed two people. He didn’t have to be there, he had no business playing law enforcement, and he shot thr...

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by Aaron747
Sat Nov 20, 2021 3:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman
Replies: 284
Views: 12840

Re: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman

Well it’s still amazing that a device designed to kill is simply to be made safe by what enthusiasts think is obvious and therefore everyone else should know too somehow. So, it's not obvious to you that a "device designed to kill" should be verified safe by the end user prior to use as a...

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by Aaron747
Sat Nov 20, 2021 3:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 308
Views: 13291

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

One thing I have not heard many people talk about is why he was there in the first place. Yeah, I know people will say otherwise. On one side of the argument people will say he was there to protect property from rioters. On the other side people say he was there in the hopes he could use his weapon...

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by Aaron747
Sat Nov 20, 2021 3:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 308
Views: 13291

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

Yes slant. The Lead off forte was not about how the exonerated Rittenhouse family felt, but how the family of the protestors that the jury determined to be acting in aggression enough towards Mr. Rittenhouse, to support him defending his life, with the firearm, that he was legally carrying at the t...

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by Aaron747
Sat Nov 20, 2021 12:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 308
Views: 13291

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

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

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