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Posts by fireman15

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  • Harley Davidson LiveWire Project (Jay Leno's Garage)

    03/18/2018 8:04:03 PM PDT · 14 of 27
    fireman15 to Fai Mao

    It is kind of a neat looking motorcycle. But it seems unlikely that it will catch on.

    I believe that electric powered scooters, bicycles and motorcycles make more sense than electric cars. I put an 800w “Golden” brand electric hub motor on a bicycle. It was a good quality item and worked quite well. 800 watts is approximately 1 horsepower which is more than even professional cyclists can put out for extended periods of time. With the battery pack that I installed it would do approximately 30 mph for about an hour. It cost just pennies to recharge. This is faster than legal store bought electric bikes will go and mine cost a fraction of the price along with a little elbow grease.

    Even though it cost very little to operate... it did not fit my needs and I ended up selling it for significantly more than I had into it. I made enough money that I considered putting more of them together and selling them as a side business.

  • Nancy Pelosi cited both Tillerson’s hiring and firing as signs Trump is Putin’s puppet

    03/13/2018 4:29:14 PM PDT · 13 of 50
    fireman15 to jazusamo

    San Fran Nan has decided to take both sides of an issue so she can be right 50% of the time.

    It is the same as the “global warming” debate. If it gets warmer it is because of global warming. If it gets If it gets cooler it is because of global warming. If it gets wetter it is because of global warming. If it gets dryer it is because of global warming. And it is always bad for some reason.

  • REVEALED: Obama Campaign Hired Fusion GPS To Investigate Romney

    03/13/2018 3:51:21 PM PDT · 13 of 39
    fireman15 to Zathras
    You know, it makes you wonder where Perot got the info about Bush spying on him....

    The Clintons, Obama, and the Bushes all run in the same pack.

  • John Brennan: Lawmakers who protect Trump will face reckoning

    03/13/2018 3:49:21 PM PDT · 18 of 108
    fireman15 to detective

    Talk about projection!!! Hillary, Obama, Pelosi, Schumer and who knows how many others have been protected by the deep state for so long now that it is incredible. Now they are worried that Republicans will be doing the same thing. Guess what Johnyboy the Democrats day of reckoning is now just around the corner.

  • Pelosi Statement on Firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

    03/13/2018 9:12:50 AM PDT · 13 of 87
    fireman15 to richardtavor

    Tillerson is part of the deep state, and was said to have made frequent disparaging remarks about President Trump. Yet he had no clue that his job might be on the line?

  • CIA chief says Trump aims to 'solve a problem' with North Korea talks

    03/11/2018 11:34:54 PM PDT · 21 of 33
    fireman15 to vette6387

    All those old State Department pros have done such a great job with Iran, Libya, Syria, Mexico and every other 3rd world sh*thole in the world. Even Canada can blow those old pros away. Our foreign affairs have been handled by incompetent idiots for years.

  • Will Chinese space station crash into Michigan? Experts say state 'the highest probability' (TR)

    03/11/2018 11:24:55 PM PDT · 74 of 75
    fireman15 to Yo-Yo
    Sounds like the Reginald Denny beating.

    This type of thing probably still happens frequently in some places... there just are not usually helicopters flying overhead taking video.

  • Canadian Climate Minister Urges Attention to the ‘Gendered Impacts’ of Climate Change

    03/11/2018 10:14:57 AM PDT · 42 of 52
    fireman15 to aimhigh
    If Global Warming were real, Canadian real estate would be booming right now.

    Exactly my first thought. The global warming crowd seems to be too stupid to realize that when the climate actually does change there are winners and losers. Canada would be a winner because large tracts of barren wasteland would become fertile again. The climate in currently uninhabitable places would become more habitable for people, plants and animals and that is a good thing.

    Swedes, Norwegians, Greenlanders, Icelanders and Siberians should also be hoping for global warming. Even if it just got back to the temperatures the world experienced during the middle ages huge tracts of their land would become productive again.

  • Warren on taking DNA test to prove Native American heritage: ’I know who I am’

    03/11/2018 10:00:34 AM PDT · 94 of 99
    fireman15 to Libloather

    The article repeated a lie several times. It said that President Trump uses a “racial slur” and called Warren “Pocahontas”. He calls her “Fauxcohontas” which means that she is a fake and is in no way a “racial slur”.

  • Will Chinese space station crash into Michigan? Experts say state 'the highest probability' (TR)

    03/11/2018 9:52:04 AM PDT · 44 of 75
    fireman15 to Yo-Yo
    Downtown Greektown, the river area, and the area around Comerica Park and Ford Stadium are nice.
    Stay away from 8 mile and the Cass corridor.

    I used to work in an area that was one of the most dangerous spots on the West Coast. One time I got up in the middle of the night to ask the other guys to turn the volume down on the TV. They were all laying on the floor because there was a gun fight taking place in the front yard of the fire station.

    We used to respond frequently to people who didn't know their way around and had wandered into a bad situation. But at that time it was a block by block problem and it was always changing. So it was hard for people to know where it was dangerous.

    At that time a typical tactic was for a group of black guys to step out into the street to stop cars and then break the side windows, drag the occupants out, beat rob and sometimes stab or shoot them and then take off with their vehicle. Sometimes they would just wait at traffic signals or stop signs. This took place quick enough that the victims had no clue what had just happened and were completely disoriented when we got there.

    It would be nice to credit the police with chasing them off, but after a shoot out with some soldiers, most of the miscreants just started moving to places with easier “pickins”.

  • Macron warns Trump all sides would lose in 'trade war'

    03/10/2018 9:11:37 AM PST · 24 of 34
    fireman15 to volunbeer
    Trump is not entering in a full blown trade war. He is sending a clear message that the old rules are dead and the new rules will be fair. They need us more than we need them and Trump knows it so he is making a definitive statement regarding everything - not just steel and aluminum.

    You are correct. President Trump knows how to negotiate. That is how he became a success. All these government and liberal retards cannot seem to or purposely do not comprehend what he is up to. He also baits the hook with proposals that he never actually plans to implement because he knows the other side will not budge. He does this to fully illustrate to the public what he is dealing with. A lot of sacred cows are getting shot in the head lately.

  • WATCH — Tommy Robinson Knocks Out Migrant Trying to Attack His Cameraman in Rome

    03/10/2018 8:52:44 AM PST · 57 of 59
    fireman15 to Georgia Girl 2
    In Gwinnett County GA where we live its getting to be Muslim central. Its frightening and depressing. They are everywhere.

    They run around here constantly in full black garb with their faces covered so that you can't tell whether they are actually male or female. We have witnessed them stuffing merchandise under their clothing on numerous occasions but the store security will do nothing about it because they do not want to be accused of “discrimination”.

    We were at our local Fred Meyers which is a store that sells groceries and a wide variety of other merchandise. We were in line at the “quick checkout”, there was a lady in a hi-jab in front of us. When she got to the clerk she tried to use a $5000 government welfare check to buy a small amount of groceries and get a large amount of cash back. The clerk tried to explain to her that she needed to go to the customer service counter to make that kind of transaction.

    We and everyone else in line eventually had to go elsewhere while the staff at customer service had to come to this lady. Incredibly, they actually gave the woman a huge bundle of cash. I had no idea they even kept that kind of cash on hand. But they will do anything to avoid a conflict with these people.

    It is downright scary to go to a couple of the malls around here these days. Talk about feeling like a minority in the place where you grew up... Thank you liberal politicians for turning our home town into a third world slum pandering for votes.

  • WATCH — Tommy Robinson Knocks Out Migrant Trying to Attack His Cameraman in Rome

    03/09/2018 5:31:14 PM PST · 19 of 59
    fireman15 to SkyPilot

    It is getting just about that bad where we live. The largest Muslim cemetery in the state is just down the road from us. The “migrants” receive preferential treatment from local government entities and employees. Once they reach a certain percentage of the local population they become completely unmanageable.

  • Senate Officials Confirm John McCain Expected to Step Down from U.S. Senate

    03/09/2018 9:08:31 AM PST · 175 of 181
    fireman15 to Rusty0604
    I thought Washington didn’t have income tax? I guess they invent other taxes to make up for it?

    Our property taxes, and a multitude of “user fees” have been going through the roof. Our own property taxes are set to double next year as compared to just ten years ago. They changed the rules on school levies so that they can hardly ever be defeated.

    As an example of how things go... our yearly car tabs were reduced to a $30 flat fee, but in the years since a multitude of additional fees started being tacked on. To where the cheapest old car now costs around $100 a year. These are all in a form that do not have to be approved by the voters.

  • Bush says Trump ‘makes me look pretty good’ by comparison

    03/06/2018 10:14:56 AM PST · 134 of 152
    fireman15 to DouglasKC
    I would’t put it past Bush BUT this is an anonymous sourced story DESIGNED to make Trump look bad.

    Of course you are completely right about that. But from the beginning the Bush's have made a lot of negative comments in public about President Trump. I no longer have much tolerance for their current transgressions especially considering their silence while Obama spent eight years dragging our proud nation through the mud.

  • Dad forces son to run to school in rain as punishment for bullying other students

    03/06/2018 10:05:22 AM PST · 37 of 79
    fireman15 to Lazamataz
    This story's example was not abuse. You are 100% out of synch with reality here. I would have gladly traded my REAL abuse for being forced to run to school in the mornings. GLADLY.

    This would not even have been considered a punishment when I grew up. It would be very amusing if there were not people here who actually take this seriously. I don't know how old you are, but when I was a kid they did not provide bus service for kids that had to walk only a mile or less to school. My wife walked over a mile to and from school every day from the time she was in kindergarten.

    I lived over three miles from my school so we had bus service provided, but when I became a teenager I got seriously into bicycle racing and eventually became state champion. I didn't want to leave my expensive bicycle locked up at school, so I ran too and from school for over three years. The bus made so many stops that I always beat my sisters to school and home if I left at the same time. When I got home I typically rode my bicycle 20 or 30 miles even in winter unless it was snowy out then I rode for an hour or two on my “rollers”. I wish that I had that kind of energy these days. And yes I definitely had an undiagnosed issue with "ADHD".

  • Bush says Trump ‘makes me look pretty good’ by comparison

    03/06/2018 8:25:03 AM PST · 100 of 152
    fireman15 to mn-bush-man
    Makes me hate my handle more and more every time I think of him. Gosh, I wish I could change it...

    I have still got Christmas cards and pictures from both Bush Whitehouses. I defended both of them. In hindsight the best thing that Bush Sr. did was to keep Dukakis from getting elected. The best thing that Bush Jr. did was keeping Gore and Kerry from getting elected. Those three would have been worse.

  • Bush says Trump ‘makes me look pretty good’ by comparison

    03/06/2018 8:12:17 AM PST · 88 of 152
    fireman15 to RckyRaCoCo

    I am still laughing from your video. I have seen the same type of garbage truck operator expertise where we live.

  • Bush says Trump ‘makes me look pretty good’ by comparison

    03/06/2018 7:30:04 AM PST · 1 of 152
    So he doesn't say a word about the Islamic usurper for eight years, but he can't keep his trap shut about someone who is actually pushing the country in the right direction?
  • Broward sheriff's captain who gave initial order to 'stage' not enter Stoneman Douglas is ID'd

    03/06/2018 7:00:02 AM PST · 45 of 115
    fireman15 to ilovesarah2012

    It was not a good tactic in this case, but it is standard police operating procedure basically everywhere. The shooting lasted just over 5 minutes. I have never been to an active shooter event where the police did anything that would have made a positive difference in the outcome of an incident of this short of duration. I have never seen so much breathless misinformation about how the police react to situations such as this.

    Once the situation got to the point where an idiot with a gun was shooting up a place... the only realistic hope that someone would intervene in less than 5 minutes was if an armed civilian who had the courage, the skill and the opportunity to kill the perpetrator was already onscene.

    If we really want to make schools safer we need to make it more likely that armed civilians who are willing to act are at schools. This situation is a typical and example of the folly of depending on the police to provide for the safety of school children or anyone else for that matter.