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Forum: Jet Blast
16th Feb 2021, 01:32
Replies: 471
Views: 31,075
Posted By Uncle Fred

Sam Harris had an interesting guest on his...

Sam Harris had an interesting guest on his podcast this week, Andrew Yang, a bloke who is running for the position of mayor of New York.

I say interesting as Yang discusses a movement afoot to...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Feb 2021, 21:35
Replies: 471
Views: 31,075
Posted By Uncle Fred

Just catching up on this Hokulea and I agree. I...

Just catching up on this Hokulea and I agree. I hope that any of our comments are never taken as being disrespectful to population the U.S. as a whole. We want things to succeed.
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Feb 2021, 06:26
Replies: 471
Views: 31,075
Posted By Uncle Fred

I admit that I do not understand the exact nature...

I admit that I do not understand the exact nature of the process, but wasn't Trump technically impeached whilst still president but the trial took place after his term expired? Granted, neither side...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Feb 2021, 02:24
Replies: 471
Views: 31,075
Posted By Uncle Fred

Indeed AN2. I know that we who are not Americans...

Indeed AN2. I know that we who are not Americans are often very strong in giving our views and opinions on this thread, but I like to believe it is out of concern. I agree with your use of the word...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Feb 2021, 05:47
Replies: 471
Views: 31,075
Posted By Uncle Fred

...one other thing about Pence. We know that for...

...one other thing about Pence. We know that for the past four years he has, with a knowing wink to the audience, enjoyed a bit of performance art and acting in the role of an obsequious, craven, ...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Feb 2021, 05:10
Replies: 471
Views: 31,075
Posted By Uncle Fred

Who would have thought, all those years ago, that...

Who would have thought, all those years ago, that The Sopranos was not just a telly drama but actually a prediction of the U.S. come 2021?

One thing that was always said about America was that...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Feb 2021, 03:03
Replies: 471
Views: 31,075
Posted By Uncle Fred

Well said Sir. Well said indeed.

Well said Sir. Well said indeed.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Feb 2021, 23:28
Replies: 471
Views: 31,075
Posted By Uncle Fred

That seems to be exactly what they are...

That seems to be exactly what they are doing--condoning such behavior. They consider it a tool they can put in their toolbox for future use where and when the circumstances call for it.

Senators...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Feb 2021, 10:55
Replies: 471
Views: 31,075
Posted By Uncle Fred

Hokulea, I agree that this is being done for...

Hokulea,

I agree that this is being done for the historical record and that no, or vanishing few, minds will be changed.

I watched/streamed a goodly portion of Wednesday's presentations and...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jan 2021, 18:09
Replies: 471
Views: 31,075
Posted By Uncle Fred

Turbine, could it be that these five lawyers are...

Turbine, could it be that these five lawyers are in that vanishing rare breed of individuals who actually spoke the truth to Trump and told him to give it rest? Usually in a group of five you could...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jan 2021, 07:40
Replies: 471
Views: 31,075
Posted By Uncle Fred

Fair enough. I hope that in a few months time...

Fair enough. I hope that in a few months time I/we can look back and ask what exactly I was nattering on about.

My brother and I were chatting on Wednesday about China. He is, for work reasons,...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jan 2021, 20:26
Replies: 471
Views: 31,075
Posted By Uncle Fred

Yes, but Visibility, has this not now become a...

Yes, but Visibility, has this not now become a new normal? Reading of the Republican leadership's backpedling and genuflecting before, in absentia, Trump (except for McCarthy who jetted off to play...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jan 2021, 20:15
Replies: 471
Views: 31,075
Posted By Uncle Fred

Probably. The people, through their vote, speak...

Probably. The people, through their vote, speak and all must/should move on from that point.

I found the article interesting as, apart from just Trump, it speaks to the deification that we have...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jan 2021, 17:21
Replies: 471
Views: 31,075
Posted By Uncle Fred

Rather drole, but sobering, comparison of Trump...

Rather drole, but sobering, comparison of Trump to the last of the Avignon popes Benedict XIII.

Gives weight to my hunch that Trump is building a serious opposition operation in Florida from...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jan 2021, 01:27
Replies: 471
Views: 31,075
Posted By Uncle Fred

It would seem that, if anything, Trump’s hold...

It would seem that, if anything, Trump’s hold over the party might have even strengthened. He despatched a political take down squad to Wyoming to start the purge of Cheney and the House minority...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jan 2021, 20:54
Replies: 471
Views: 31,075
Posted By Uncle Fred

Indeed. Would you mind if I posted this on the...

Indeed. Would you mind if I posted this on the language hamsterwheel? It is a good reminder.
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jan 2021, 00:51
Replies: 471
Views: 31,075
Posted By Uncle Fred

No worries Pattern. You would be among the very...

No worries Pattern. You would be among the very last here that anyone would suspect of harboring such an opinion!
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jan 2021, 00:10
Replies: 471
Views: 31,075
Posted By Uncle Fred

Let's not forget that the word 'catholic' also...

Let's not forget that the word 'catholic' also has the meaning of being broad-minded, open, and liberal in one of its early incantations.

If I recall correctly, catholic has its roots in the ...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jan 2021, 22:24
Replies: 471
Views: 31,075
Posted By Uncle Fred

Looking from the out in, one of the more...

Looking from the out in, one of the more interesting policy, instead of personality, questions regards the immigration debate. Sure Fox and the like will spew venom, but what can/should on...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jan 2021, 19:12
Replies: 57
Views: 3,674
Posted By Uncle Fred

What about Steve McQueen racing about San...

What about Steve McQueen racing about San Francisco. Wasn't the movie Bullitt? Always thought that would be a rather enjoyable layover activity--launching a '60s muscle car up and down the hills.
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jan 2021, 16:52
Replies: 6,613
Views: 419,669
Posted By Uncle Fred

Now there is apparent worry that Trump might...

Now there is apparent worry that Trump might release droves of sensitive material in a declassification spree. That is, of course, in addition to pardons that are expected.

Sure, all governments...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jan 2021, 00:11
Replies: 65
Views: 5,615
Posted By Uncle Fred

Yikes. That's pretty rough.

Yikes. That's pretty rough.
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jan 2021, 00:08
Replies: 241
Views: 12,411
Posted By Uncle Fred

"Loss of situational awareness." 😂🤣

"Loss of situational awareness." 😂🤣
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jan 2021, 16:40
Replies: 241
Views: 12,411
Posted By Uncle Fred

No, but I am sure many American words and phrases...

No, but I am sure many American words and phrases have crept in over the years.

Just have used disoriented all my adult life. As in " I suddenly became disoriented and no longer knew up from...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jan 2021, 05:30
Replies: 6,613
Views: 419,669
Posted By Uncle Fred

From the Beeb link: "According to a local ABC...

From the Beeb link: "According to a local ABC news station, a judge has agreed that Mr Chansley should be "provided food in line with a shaman's strict organic diet" after he refused to eat the meals...
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