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by PacificBeach88
Thu Sep 29, 2016 6:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13633

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

As a cancer survivor, doctors would likely recommend against extensive dental work like a lot of root canals, implants, etc. Just enjoy and take good care of your teeth - avoid smoking (anything), avoid caffeine - especially energy drinks and sodas, but also coffee and tea. Otherwise you are lookin...

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by PacificBeach88
Thu Sep 29, 2016 3:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How long can cable TV hold on?
Replies: 56
Views: 4370

Re: How long can cable TV hold on?

I do not know one person who has cut the cable, not one. If you have a family, as most people tend to do, you will not be watching sports or any programming on a 6 inch screen. Of course if you hang in bars or other public places, you just might manage to avoid the cost. Cable will outlast us all. ...

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by PacificBeach88
Thu Sep 29, 2016 12:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Phoenix - Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway starts construction
Replies: 8
Views: 1093

Re: Phoenix - Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway starts construction

Phoenix metro residents will have to figure out real quick that no new major roads will be forthcoming soon. Now that Phoenix has hit a critical mass, they can't build their way out of worsening gridlock and had better start thinking of their transportation ideas than just more new highways.

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by PacificBeach88
Thu Sep 29, 2016 12:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13633

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

As for Rudy - has that guy lost it or what? His rants and raves in hopes of getting a big job in a Trump Administration. What a joke and, unfortunately, a lost reputation. I used to respect Rudy, back before he ran for President. Now his teeth sicken me. WTF is wrong with him? Cancer? Yuck. http://...

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by PacificBeach88
Thu Sep 29, 2016 12:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Congress overrides Obama veto on 9/11 bill
Replies: 50
Views: 2238

Re: Congress overrides Obama veto on 9/11 bill

The countries involved never respond to such law suits. The premises of the Saudi government will be that under international law - there is no 'right' or standing to sue them. So they will not respond. The US courts will issue a default judgement for the families, because if someone doesn't defend...

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by PacificBeach88
Thu Sep 29, 2016 2:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13633

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

That doesn't surprise me. Your "friends" are racist, women hating, asshats. I hope you realize that now, right? We have about 15 people in the group, men and wives mostly. Besides my wife, myself and one woman who Is a Widow, the other women and men support Trump. I do not understand it. ...

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by PacificBeach88
Thu Sep 29, 2016 2:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13633

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

I spoke with some of my far right friends at coffee today, they all agreed that Trump lost, but they all said they did not care He will still have their votes even if he loses all three debates. If he continues with his so far debating style, that is a certainty. That doesn't surprise me. Your &quo...

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by PacificBeach88
Thu Sep 29, 2016 1:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama vs past presidents.
Replies: 27
Views: 1629

Re: Obama vs past presidents.

"Unremarkable President": First African-American President. That alone is remarkable. "Took The Easy Way Out": Really, he tried for almost 4 YEARS to reach over the aisle to the GOP, who rebuffed him at every turn. He didn't take the "easy way out" in negotiating with ...

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by PacificBeach88
Thu Sep 29, 2016 1:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13633

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

https://www.yahoo.com/news/nytimes-dont-vote-trump-155109636.html I have to agree, the man has lost it, unable to discuss rationally as demonstrated during the debate. Rude and crude and a braggart, as well as a liar. Exactly! I mean look at the Honorable John McCain, or Gov. Mitt Romney....both me...

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by PacificBeach88
Wed Sep 28, 2016 10:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13633

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

Trump was rude, crude, miserable SOB in that debate. If alive his father would probably be proud and his mother would probably be horrified and totally shamed. In terms of Trump's understanding of government and being President I believe he is on the same level as Palin. That gives up hope that if ...

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by PacificBeach88
Wed Sep 28, 2016 10:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13633

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

Yeah actually I have. Didn't say I agree with or like it, but his interruptions shouldn't be some earth-shattering surprise. It's been his MO since Republican debate number 1 and has only intensified as time has gone on. LMAO! Still want to claim Trump won "ual777"? LOL! Your dog lost in ...

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by PacificBeach88
Wed Sep 28, 2016 10:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?
Replies: 84
Views: 4134

Re: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?

Nothing, but do try to follow the thread. I realize it's complicated but you're capable. My guess is Trump will lose but you should wise up if you don't want a repeat. You can bury your head in the sand and pretend that everything is fine and roughly half the country are racist rednecks - that's yo...

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by PacificBeach88
Wed Sep 28, 2016 3:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Israeli PM Shimon Peres Dies
Replies: 2
Views: 554

Re: Former Israeli PM Shimon Peres Dies

Too bad for Isreal. He seemed one of the saner voices compared to the hawk BiBi.

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by PacificBeach88
Wed Sep 28, 2016 3:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13633

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

It isn't just the way he talks to her, that's been every debate he has been in. No reason to put the gloves on because your opponent is a woman, but I digress. Oh, sweet pea. Have you actually shared your "truth" with your fellow women colleagues, managers, bosses, and underlings? Be hone...

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by PacificBeach88
Tue Sep 27, 2016 11:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13633

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

Which probably just leaves Hannity as his best friend forever. In a sea of bizarre moments, repeatedly calling out for Hannity to validate him was comical. Hannity was right there all along--he crawled up Trump's colon a year ago! And Howard Stern, don't forget that. Talk about reaching for credibi...

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by PacificBeach88
Tue Sep 27, 2016 8:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13633

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

I figured Clinton would pull this maneuver her first several minutes, and she did. Unfortunately, the vast majority of this internet forum are men. As a GenXer, who has many fellow women managers, and also manages both men and women underneath me, as well as report to 1 woman and 1 man ultimately, m...

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by PacificBeach88
Tue Sep 27, 2016 2:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?
Replies: 84
Views: 4134

Re: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?

FreequentFlier wrote:
Nope, try again though.


What the heck does the Washington Redskins have to do with Ted Cruz????? I'm lost.

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by PacificBeach88
Mon Sep 26, 2016 5:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama vs past presidents.
Replies: 27
Views: 1629

Re: Obama vs past presidents.

My biggest disappointments with him are that he continued to be overly optimistic in the spirit of bi-partisanshipness long after it was clear the GOP didn't want to play at all. I suppose on one level he needed to be diplomatic and at least look like he was playing nice -- but I would have honestl...

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by PacificBeach88
Mon Sep 26, 2016 5:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?
Replies: 84
Views: 4134

Re: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?

Kiwirob wrote:
I think the answer to the problem is many decades of underfunding education, people aren't equipped to deal with life like they used to be.


I can see that.

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by PacificBeach88
Mon Sep 26, 2016 5:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?
Replies: 84
Views: 4134

Re: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?

What's going on with Beck? I love a good holy-man meltdown. First off, his media broadcasting "empire" has been cut by 60%, and staff have left in droves. Beck is suing his old business partner of 22 years. Additionally, Beck became a #NeverTrump advocate and I shit you not, claimed Ted C...

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by PacificBeach88
Mon Sep 26, 2016 5:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: High school teacher from Ontario, Canada, was suspended after making a number of filthy comments to students
Replies: 8
Views: 1152

Re: Teacher to student: " Lick me where I fart "

Kiwirob wrote:
My reaction to this all depends on what she looks like.


She's been rode hard and put away wet, to use an American idiom.

That said, she was having to teach jr. high school boys, 95% of which I'm sure had dirtier things to say, and be disgustingly obnoxious.

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by PacificBeach88
Mon Sep 26, 2016 2:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama vs past presidents.
Replies: 27
Views: 1629

Re: Obama vs past presidents.

Hillis wrote:

What do they consider "promises broken"? Does that include stuff the GOP killed?


Correct. Ie....Closing Gitmo so far is "promise broken", given he promised to close it his first year.

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by PacificBeach88
Mon Sep 26, 2016 2:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?
Replies: 84
Views: 4134

Re: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?

I'm about as anti-Trump as they come (ie "Never Trump"), particularly since I have some conservative viewpoints, so I view this whole election more as a referee than an advocate for either leading candidates, who are both horrible. With that said, the above comments are probably more illu...

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by PacificBeach88
Mon Sep 26, 2016 2:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama vs past presidents.
Replies: 27
Views: 1629

Re: Obama vs past presidents.

Putting in context all of Obama's 2008 promises versus what actually happened I guess it parallels the predicament of many past POTUS's. Poltico tracked over 500 campaign promises from 2008 and 2012: Promises kept or compromised to pass: 70% Promises broken: 22% On hold or pending 7%: http://www.po...

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by PacificBeach88
Mon Sep 26, 2016 2:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama vs past presidents.
Replies: 27
Views: 1629

Re: Obama vs past presidents.

You'll get the usual split: righties who say he's the worst president of all time, even though compared to his predecessor, this nation is better off in just about every metric since Obama became president. They'll say he's the cause of the racial divide. And he is if you think the problem is his s...

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by PacificBeach88
Mon Sep 26, 2016 2:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Arnold Palmer
Replies: 4
Views: 591

Re: RIP Arnold Palmer

I think AP will go down as someone who made golf into the peak that it was. Probably too the drink Arnold Palmer. I still don't know who Harvey Wallbanger is, but know he's a drink.....drunk??? Arnold played as a generation of Baby Boomers lusted for golf and to live on golf courses. These days, gol...

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by PacificBeach88
Mon Sep 26, 2016 2:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?
Replies: 84
Views: 4134

Re: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?

What does the way you age physically have anything to do with this? Nobody knows what you look like. He was talking about your tone , which is obvious. No it isn't! I have no idea how much time he's been poking around my profile, FB page, or other Google searchable ID I've posted about. There's no ...

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by PacificBeach88
Sun Sep 25, 2016 11:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How long can cable TV hold on?
Replies: 56
Views: 4370

Re: How long can cable TV hold on?

But even with losing sports, I'm still seriously considering dropping it. I'm not sure what I'm going to do for my sports cravings, but I'm done shelling out 150 a month. The big kicker is you need to make $200 to $250 per month to pay the after tax cost of $150 for cable. No way! As a GenXer I man...

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by PacificBeach88
Sun Sep 25, 2016 10:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?
Replies: 84
Views: 4134

Re: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?

It's clear your aren't old enough to remember the early 90's. It appears you weren't even around for Reagan or the Cold War either. I gave you a newspaper article from 1992. Why didn't you bother to refute that? What did you learn from the cold-war / "Cold War" that applies to today? Also...

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by PacificBeach88
Sun Sep 25, 2016 10:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Family Of CLT Shooting Victim Releases Video
Replies: 21
Views: 1266

Re: Family Of CLT Shooting Victim Releases Video

Good gawd, but are you blind. Doesn't matter if they're different cities, and different investigations, they all show the same pattern of resorting to deadly force against African-Americans far quicker than would happen to whites. I gave you the examply of that white guy in Michagan who didn't obey...

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by PacificBeach88
Sun Sep 25, 2016 10:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13633

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

Statements like these are why Trump has a better chance of winning. Some people are intimidated by comments such as this during polling, but not when voting of course, and they are practically tied in the polls. No, not at all. That is unless you want to lie to your spouse or loved ones you actuall...

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by PacificBeach88
Sun Sep 25, 2016 6:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13633

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

It won't hurt him with his racist, Islaophobic, Xenophobic, uneducated base. But it will cost him among Independents and undecideds. Politico tracked Trump's and Clinton's media this past week. Trump tells a lie every 3 1/2 minutes. Some metrics on Trump’s statements this week: Number of appearance...

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by PacificBeach88
Sun Sep 25, 2016 4:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Colin Kaepernick Sitting For US National Anthem
Replies: 214
Views: 7851

Re: Colin Kaepernick Sitting For US National Anthem

He needs to violently take over a bird sanctuary, like real white welfare queen patriots, and then Sean Hannity and that Blaze skank will genuflect in front of him Ain't that the true. If you're white, armed to the teeth, invade property that isn't yours, do millions of $$$ worth of damage, deface ...

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by PacificBeach88
Sun Sep 25, 2016 3:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?
Replies: 84
Views: 4134

Re: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?

The current state of political discourse began with the rise of the Clintons. They were incredibly foul and still are. Perhaps it will end soon. LMAO! As if. Bill Clinton was breathlessly pumped by the media as a "fresh air" to the partisan hell that was before him (and continued and wors...

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by PacificBeach88
Sun Sep 25, 2016 6:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Colin Kaepernick Sitting For US National Anthem
Replies: 214
Views: 7851

Re: Colin Kaepernick Sitting For US National Anthem

That's your justification to support in his killing? That he was a "felon"? Since when does that carry a death sentence? Apparently it does for black people. Apparently you and I don't have to worry too much about that, being white and all. The usual race baiting deniers demand that all b...

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by PacificBeach88
Sun Sep 25, 2016 6:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13633

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

Was at the Plano Balloon Festival today (Texas) The Collin County Republicans, Democrats and Libertarians had booths. The Democrats and Liberitarians were asking people "are you a US citizen, are you registered to vote". They had voter registration forms for people. The registrations dead...

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by PacificBeach88
Sun Sep 25, 2016 6:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?
Replies: 84
Views: 4134

Re: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?

TWA772LR wrote:
You're adding to the truth behind this meme, PacificBeach88.


Good! Maybe that will help you to not mansplain things to your female coworkers too.

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by PacificBeach88
Sun Sep 25, 2016 3:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?
Replies: 84
Views: 4134

Re: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?

Believe me, I am very open minded, and I get along with almost everyone I meet. I just don't believe in damn in someone whose opinion even slightly deviates from your own. It's just that there are no more people in this country that are open to a constructive and educated argument. It's like walkin...

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by PacificBeach88
Sun Sep 25, 2016 2:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?
Replies: 84
Views: 4134

Re: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?

I'm a white, male, middle class, college kid. I don't qualify for a work-study job because I don't qualify for financial aid because my parents make almost $100,000 per year, combined. College kids are held to ridiculously high standards when it comes to getting jobs, Welcome to the real world butt...

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by PacificBeach88
Sun Sep 25, 2016 2:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Family Of CLT Shooting Victim Releases Video
Replies: 21
Views: 1266

Re: Family Of CLT Shooting Victim Releases Video

Every single black man shot by police in recent months would be alive if they just complied with the police and then used the evidence (or lack thereof) to prove they were innocent. Every single one. Just like FR8MECH I don't think you understand just quite what you're advocating for. You are, in e...

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by PacificBeach88
Sun Sep 25, 2016 2:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Colin Kaepernick Sitting For US National Anthem
Replies: 214
Views: 7851

Re: Colin Kaepernick Sitting For US National Anthem

While I understand the anger, that persons of Color no longer will be silent .... No, I don't think you do. So many of white people have whined they don't like anyone protesting, anywhere, ever, that might sightly inconvenience them. Don't march downtown. Don't block traffic. Don't take a knee and ...

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by PacificBeach88
Sat Sep 24, 2016 7:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Family Of CLT Shooting Victim Releases Video
Replies: 21
Views: 1266

Re: Family Of CLT Shooting Victim Releases Video

Hillis wrote:
Didn't stop the Tulsa PD from releasing several recordings of it? So much for that lame excuse.


White, straight, male, police apologists, do what they do. *shrug* It's sad they can't portray themselves outside of their situation, but it is what it is.

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by PacificBeach88
Sat Sep 24, 2016 3:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13633

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

DocLightning wrote:
PacificBeach88 wrote:
Seriously???


Jesus, take the wheel. ;)


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by PacificBeach88
Sat Sep 24, 2016 1:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 13633

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

afcjets wrote:
You might be right, while I don't own a gun and I don't fear God, I am a Christian American, and I had to read that twice because I didn't totally get the second part and still don't lol


Seriously???

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by PacificBeach88
Sat Sep 24, 2016 1:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?
Replies: 84
Views: 4134

Re: Why Does Everyone In The U.S. Seem To Be Angry?

seb146 wrote:

You are obviously new to the internet. Welcome.


LOL!

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by PacificBeach88
Sat Sep 24, 2016 1:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen. Warren Tears Wells Fargo CEO A New One
Replies: 51
Views: 2314

Re: Sen. Warren Tears Wells Fargo CEO A New One

we bank at Wells Fargo and when this first happened. i told my husband to close our account. he didn't want to bother. so i went on line to see if anybody else was closing their account due to this resent customer fraud and nobody was. Why in the world would one trust a bank that been caught commit...

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Hillis wrote:
Per CNN, officer Betty Shelby has been charged with manslaughter in the death of Terrence Crutcher last week.

Make me think that the TPD's version of events isn't holding up if these charges have been brought.

http://www.cnn.com/2016/09/22/us/tulsa- ... l?adkey=bn



It's about time!!!!!

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by PacificBeach88
Thu Sep 22, 2016 12:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Colin Kaepernick Sitting For US National Anthem
Replies: 214
Views: 7851

Re: Colin Kaepernick Sitting For US National Anthem

The only way things will change is when cops start gunning down white people. Given the statistics cops should be shooting white, redneck, males, aged 35+ on sight. http://fortune.com/2016/09/19/us-gun-ownership/ Just 3% (white, male, rednecks) own over 50% of the guns. Not black men....white dudes!...

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by PacificBeach88
Thu Sep 22, 2016 12:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How long can cable TV hold on?
Replies: 56
Views: 4370

Re: How long can cable TV hold on?

I cut the cable years ago, just the latest symptom of the disinterest I have had in any form of commercial TV for most of my adult life. As I have aged, I have seen less and less on TV that interests me--TV is largely dominated by sitcoms, reality shows, right- or left-leaning news networks, vapid ...

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by PacificBeach88
Tue Sep 20, 2016 11:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Colin Kaepernick Sitting For US National Anthem
Replies: 214
Views: 7851

Re: Colin Kaepernick Sitting For US National Anthem

Was it an overreaction? Yes. However, after listening to the 911 calls and the reports today, it now appears the guy was on PCP and abandoned his car in the middle of the road. That video shows a very small window of the event. The officer obviously called for backup, the victim didn't comply with ...

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