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by CCGPV
Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US suicide rate up 28% in 20 years
Replies: 51
Views: 2151

Re: US suicide rate up 28% in 20 years

It doesn't cost a thing to talk to a member of a church, a police officer, a NAMI meeting, etc. There are lots of resources. I don't think you quite (or are ever close to it) understand what problems with mental health are, or the solutions or help needed. Police officers, seriously? Might as well ...

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by CCGPV
Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: GDPR Announcement
Replies: 4
Views: 1531

Re: GDPR Announcement

I have never seen this consent window. Is it active yet? When will my personal data be protected by using https to access the site? The company that runs this site (and hundreds of others) has a long history of data breeches going back years. There has been zero change since the last one. Its not a...

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by CCGPV
Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unusual name for a race horse
Replies: 9
Views: 913

Re: Unusual name for a race horse

I always liked Citation for obvious reasons.

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61
Replies: 93
Views: 3057

Re: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

I’m generally an unempathetic person but even I wouldn’t tell a person who said they’re going to pop off to ‘go for it’. That’s crossing the line. As he has not posted since??????? Someone should call 911 and get the police to talk to the administration of this website so we can have cops go to his...

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US suicide rate up 28% in 20 years
Replies: 51
Views: 2151

Re: US suicide rate up 28% in 20 years

Only the wealthy. Those of us with insurance find that our insurance isn't required to offer much for mental health coverage. Poor people without insurance? You're SOL. There is free access to free mental (and other) healthcare in every county and state in the USA. Most people don't take the steps ...

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 5248

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

If Europe is going to move on without us why are they so upset and worried? Go on and do you thing. This is what ya'll have been fighting for and dreaming about for years. Let us suffer and you continue to have tepid economic growth. I don't know what will happen. I hope the EU will be able to do w...

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 5248

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

American "credibility" will rebound instantly when the next Democrat is elected. We saw it with Obama. The world embraced and loved him and awarded him prizes before even taking office. Its all theater. It’s gping to take one hell of an impressive person to make up for 8 years of Trump (y...

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 5248

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

Aesma wrote:
CCGPV wrote:
Real, actual ratified treaties are still being followed to the text of the agreements.


So NAFTA allows tariffs on steel and aluminum ?


Yes, it does.

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 5248

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

So the same exact thing you just did? Its all republicans bla bla bla. Partisan hacks the both of you. I don't consider myself a partisan hack, but whatever. You can minimize the impacts of the reaction and resistance to the Trump victory by comparing it to previous administrations, or by calling m...

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 5248

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

He went there saying in advance he wasn't going to sign on the dotted lines. Arrived late, left early. But of course he had nothing to do with the end result. As for free trade, Trump doesn't honor the treaties the US is in, and changes his mind about what he wants several times a day, how can anyt...

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 5248

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

Republicans putting party ahead of country brought us to this. Blame Democrats all you want, but it is Republicans doing this. There is solid and mounting evidence that Russia helped get tRump into office and he willingly worked with them to do it. Republicans do not want to impeach him because par...

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 5248

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

Well the news were predictable. In real news, the US has fewer tariffs than the other G7 countries. Trump made an excellent suggestion for a tariff free G7 zone as he left. That would be beneficial for all, as the G7 are on a similar level of prosperity and there is little potential to export labor...

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 5248

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

For all this "insanity" going around things are looking pretty darn good for most people. I look around and all I see are "now hiring" signs and businesses building and expanding like crazy. What a nightmare!! The real agenda of the left is starting to become clear: " Bill ...

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 5248

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

The real agenda of the left is starting to become clear: " Bill Maher said Friday that he is "hoping" for the bottom to fall out of the economy and for the country to enter a recession so we can "get rid of Trump. " https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2018/06/09/maher_i...

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61
Replies: 93
Views: 3057

Re: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

That graphic that shows the steep rise in white male suicIde is part of the untold story of why America is a declining power. The white male had it all in the 1950s-90’s. Power, prestige, and for those who sought it, a steady job. But ever since NAFTA and free trade, industrial automation, and the ...

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 5248

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

For all this "insanity" going around things are looking pretty darn good for most people. I look around and all I see are "now hiring" signs and businesses building and expanding like crazy. What a nightmare!! The real agenda of the left is starting to become clear: " Bill ...

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US suicide rate up 28% in 20 years
Replies: 51
Views: 2151

Re: US suicide rate up 28% in 20 years

And I just made an effort to verify the numbers and find myself proven wrong. Hello mouth, insert foot. There is a caveat in that you have to overlay the regional rates with the rise. http://www.worldlifeexpectancy.com/usa/cause-of-death/suicide/by-state/ Looks like the high increase states are als...

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US suicide rate up 28% in 20 years
Replies: 51
Views: 2151

Re: US suicide rate up 28% in 20 years

We don't take care of mental health in the US. It's as simple as that. Isn't the US the country where everybody and his(her?) pet has a shrink? Only the wealthy. Those of us with insurance find that our insurance isn't required to offer much for mental health coverage. Poor people without insurance...

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61
Replies: 93
Views: 3057

Re: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

I just called a suicide hotline for help and that's the last draw for me. I was told that I chose to be miserable. In times like this, people need a support system, not someone to place the blame on them. If I can't run to a suicide hotline, then where else can you run to?! This is why people commi...

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 5248

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

Zero has changed with the way the US government functions. Stop being dramatic. Pay more attention. American "credibility" will rebound instantly when the next Democrat is elected. We saw it with Obama. The world embraced and loved him and awarded him prizes before even taking office. Its...

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 5248

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

It a brave prediction, considering that Trump is destroying the liberals so much that they won´t win an election in the next 3 decades at least. The only thing he's destroying is his own legacy. I find it humorous you think even even cares about a legacy. Only lame ducks like Obama care about their...

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 5248

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

Cheering the destruction of the American system of government, American leadership and credibility on the world stage, and the American economy to own the libs. Whatever matters most to you, I guess. Zero has changed with the way the US government functions. Stop being dramatic. American "cred...

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 5248

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

Cheering the destruction of the American system of government, American leadership and credibility on the world stage, and the American economy to own the libs. Whatever matters most to you, I guess. Zero has changed with the way the US government functions. Stop being dramatic. American "cred...

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 5248

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

Oh man :lol: :lol: Trump is the greatest thing on earth if it means enjoying rants like this. Long live King Trump! :rotfl: Cheering the destruction of the American system of government, American leadership and credibility on the world stage, and the American economy to own the libs. Whatever matte...

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US suicide rate up 28% in 20 years
Replies: 51
Views: 2151

Re: US suicide rate up 28% in 20 years

This is the real source for most gun violence in the USA.

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61
Replies: 93
Views: 3057

Re: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

DIRECTFLT wrote:
The US white male's "Burden" . . .

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All that privilege must make them feel really guilty about life. Perhaps they're doing all the rest of us a favor?

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61
Replies: 93
Views: 3057

Re: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

I just called a suicide hotline for help and that's the last draw for me. I was told that I chose to be miserable. In times like this, people need a support system, not someone to place the blame on them. If I can't run to a suicide hotline, then where else can you run to?! This is why people commi...

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Do the mods take everything personally?
Replies: 6
Views: 1338

Re: Do the mods take everything personally?

We won't discuss it in an open forum for privacy reasons :lol: How convenient. This is a longstanding policy. Most users appreciate the fact that we respect user privacy, which is why we won't discuss issues with individual users in an open setting. I'm not sure why that would be funny or convenien...

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Do the mods take everything personally?
Replies: 6
Views: 1338

Re: Do the mods take everything personally?

atcsundevil wrote:
We won't discuss it in an open forum for privacy reasons


:lol:

How convenient.

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 5248

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

This next week in political news is going to be amazing.

I'm on the edge of my seat.

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Miss America drops swimsuit competition
Replies: 53
Views: 2072

Re: Miss America drops swimsuit competition

This is why I think you are more than one person, CC. Comments like this. I, personally, would love to see The Rock, Kevin Hart, and Trivago guy in swimsuits and tuxedos standing side by side. I think there are a couple of points that were lost earlier in the thread: beauty is in the eye of the beh...

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case
Replies: 260
Views: 5936

Re: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case

Get over yourselves. Save your energy for real gay issues. The Supreme Court case was brought by the caker, not the gays who “need to get over themselves.” But I know I’m wasting my breath. In defence of being brought to the local courts due to the escalation from the gay couple. It is me that is w...

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by CCGPV
Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Miss America drops swimsuit competition
Replies: 53
Views: 2072

Re: Miss America drops swimsuit competition

What is a beautiful woman with not much else supposed to do? There is already a math olympiad. What is so wrong about having a competition to figure out which woman is most graceful and beautiful? Why not also have a similar competition for men? Is the obesity epidemic in the US really that bad now...

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by CCGPV
Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case
Replies: 260
Views: 5936

Re: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case

No it comes to not discriminating against customers. All examples you listed are about the services offered. Or in case of the baker, if he would have said "I can make you a cake, but I will not put two groom figures on it" , that is his choice. Refusing to make a cake because it will be ...

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by CCGPV
Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Miss America drops swimsuit competition
Replies: 53
Views: 2072

Re: Miss America drops swimsuit competition

What is a beautiful woman with not much else supposed to do? There is already a math olympiad. What is so wrong about having a competition to figure out which woman is most graceful and beautiful? Why not also have a similar competition for men? Is the obesity epidemic in the US really that bad now...

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by CCGPV
Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case
Replies: 260
Views: 5936

Re: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case

Bacon would not be a common ingredient for a Muslim baker and all his other offerings would be free of it. So it would not be a common ingredient for him. If I order a platform at a Jewish carpenter, it is non of his business what I do with it. So it comes down to being compelled to work. You belie...

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by CCGPV
Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61
Replies: 93
Views: 3057

Re: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

Great story of perseverance and will. And I assume from that post in this thread that you believe that the people who suicide lack perseverance and will power? You would be correct. It’s a weakness and happens when you have an individual who has things going wrong in life and is untethered from soc...

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by CCGPV
Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case
Replies: 260
Views: 5936

Re: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case

Not hard to understand is it? The muslim baker or cook would have to use ingredients he does not normally use. He would have to be extra careful that none of those ingredients comes into contact with his other products and he would be unable to season the product without having to brake his own rel...

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by CCGPV
Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case
Replies: 260
Views: 5936

Re: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case

Not hard to understand is it? The muslim baker or cook would have to use ingredients he does not normally use. He would have to be extra careful that none of those ingredients comes into contact with his other products and he would be unable to season the product without having to brake his own rel...

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by CCGPV
Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61
Replies: 93
Views: 3057

Re: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

Seriously, please let that be the last comment you make in this thread. Is it common? Yes. Is it fixable--approximately 1/3 of patients suffering from depression do not experience a remission when treated with just medication. Some deal with it. Some don't. Unfortunately suicide is nothing new. A f...

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by CCGPV
Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61
Replies: 93
Views: 3057

Re: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

Seriously, go to a doctor. There are ways to fix it and get help. Its a very common and fixable issue. Seriously, please let that be the last comment you make in this thread. Is it common? Yes. Is it fixable--approximately 1/3 of patients suffering from depression do not experience a remission when...

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by CCGPV
Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61
Replies: 93
Views: 3057

Re: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

How about this: I'm a psychiatrist? I treat depressed people? I've been treated for depression and anxiety myself? I've had family members with serious mental illness? Maybe I know a thing or two about it and how people with the illness are treated by others? Pick one. How about this? I have deep p...

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by CCGPV
Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case
Replies: 260
Views: 5936

Re: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case

Imho it goes wider as nothing in the process of making a cake is in conflict with the baker´s religion. Same ingredients, same work, same groom figures not even an offensive form for the cake. The only thing the baker did disagree with was on how the customer planed to use the cake. And that is imh...

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by CCGPV
Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case
Replies: 260
Views: 5936

Re: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case

Why would it be any different to ask a devout Muslim baker or cook to use bacon? Its just an ingredient after all. Impossible to do as a devout Muslim will not touch bacon in the first place (which is odd, considering that Christians are such Bible thumpers that they too should abide by the no-pork...

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by CCGPV
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61
Replies: 93
Views: 3057

Re: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

Your comment implied that he had not. Which is very insulting to someone suffering from depression. You don't know what treatments he/she has tried, or what they're experiencing. I don't know where you're coming from but YOU are the insulting one here. I saw no such implication and what gives you t...

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by CCGPV
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: hey girl, hey
Replies: 183
Views: 5745

Re: hey girl, hey

I’m still alive, kicking and stronger than ever and I’m proud of myself for making it through. That's a great attitude to have. Much better than those who treated you like they did. Its not on the same level but I empathize with you about the religious camps. I had similar experiences with being ch...

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by CCGPV
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61
Replies: 93
Views: 3057

Re: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

Find.another.way.to.word.it. You may think you're being helpful, but I can assure you, comments like that are often the opposite. "Lots of people suffer from depression man. Its something you can easily get help for. Talk to your doctor, talk to a therapist or a friend. Its not a big deal to g...

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by CCGPV
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61
Replies: 93
Views: 3057

Re: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

Find a different way of wording it. Patient's who suffer from mental illness get told all the time, "just go see somebody about it." "Just talk to someone." "Just deal with it." Or my personal favorite "Just pray it away." What I said regarding treatment effi...

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by CCGPV
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61
Replies: 93
Views: 3057

Re: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

Your comment implied that he had not. Which is very insulting to someone suffering from depression. You don't know what treatments he/she has tried, or what they're experiencing. Yeah, its called being positive and supportive. I was trying to be helpful and positive instead of letting him know he h...

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by CCGPV
Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case
Replies: 260
Views: 5936

Re: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case

Because, as the baker said, HIS BELIEFS ARE HIGHER than that of the Constitution. He (and, by extension, you) believe that evangelicals are more important and above the Constitution because of the Bible. THE BIBLE IS NOT AMERICAN LAW!!!! You evangelicals do not understand that. But, as long as you ...

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