Search found 2448 matches

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 49
by Pellegrine
Thu Jun 18, 2020 6:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 33935

Re: Another day another police killing

I can promise you the officers who called in sick are not worried in the least about being fired. That would be a blessing to them. More word coming out....the D.A. today stated that the second officer involved in the case agreed to testify against his partner. The officer's lawyer said that was a ...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Thu Jun 18, 2020 1:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 33935

Re: Another day another police killing

Lock up that officer for life and fire all the officers who are not responding to calls or calling in sick. Fire their ass. I can promise you the officers who called in sick are not worried in the least about being fired. That would be a blessing to them. More word coming out....the D.A. today stat...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Thu Jun 18, 2020 1:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 33935

Re: Another day another police killing

Lock up that officer for life and fire all the officers who are not responding to calls or calling in sick. Fire their ass.

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme court: Workers can't be fired for being gay or transgender
Replies: 70
Views: 3409

Re: Supreme court: Workers can't be fired for being gay or transgender

I want to caution other people celebrating this that if you go through this type of lawsuit you're going to need proof that you're firing was sexual orientated. I've sued 2 ex-employers in the past, one over money and my sexuality. (DC had a law against this before this SCOTUS ruling.) The sexualit...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine
Replies: 86
Views: 5678

Re: Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine

... And in the mean time, WHO dropped their study on hydroxychloroquine re. COVID-19 because the heart effects were so voluminous that it was unethical to continue. You can't make this kind of idiocy up, and I subscribe to a couple Lancet journals. https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/may/22/hy...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine
Replies: 86
Views: 5678

Re: Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine

June 15th FDA ended EUA (Emergency Use Authorization) for hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine for treatment of COVID-19. WHO just ended their study and released a statement, "Hydroxychloroquine does not result in the reduction of mortality of hospitalized COVID-19 patients." There you go st...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme court: Workers can't be fired for being gay or transgender
Replies: 70
Views: 3409

Re: Supreme court: Workers can't be fired for being gay or transgender

I want to caution other people celebrating this that if you go through this type of lawsuit you're going to need proof that you're firing was sexual orientated. I've sued 2 ex-employers in the past, one over money and my sexuality. (DC had a law against this before this SCOTUS ruling.) The sexuality...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID Masks: What kind do you have? - Or: why not wear one?
Replies: 47
Views: 1991

Re: COVID Masks: What kind do you have? - Or: why not wear one?

I have surgical, a couple N95s left over from construction at my house, KN95s, and two 'Outbreak' style masks with option for filter or breathing apparatus that I never wear because you have to disinfect the outside before you take it off basically.

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 33935

Re: Another day another police killing

You can start with the fact, that 3/4 of black children are raised without a father present, with all that negative consequences that has. This an absolute horrible fact. Nope. 3/4 of black children are born out of wedlock, which means a very different thing from "raised without a father prese...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 33935

Re: Another day another police killing

It is a racist country. A lot of Western Democracies are racist countries, they just offer opportunities and standards of living that attracts non-white people. Black people (decedents of slaves who have no choice but to be here) can do well in the US...that's the exception not the rule, but overal...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Wed Jun 17, 2020 4:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 285
Views: 16141

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020

Look at the curve for Italy, Spain, France, and the US. The US should be completely walled off. If the US will not do what needs to be done to control this epidemic, no country should allow travelers in from the USA. None.

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Wed Jun 17, 2020 4:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 285
Views: 16141

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020

How's that sunbelt looking for you American COVID deniers?

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Confederate Flag - Stars & Bars and Southern heritage
Replies: 185
Views: 5931

Re: The Confederate Flag - Stars & Bars and Southern heritage

It's a terrorist flag just like Daesh's flag. It really is, there simply no 'good excuse' to be found anywhere to justify it's public display anywhere. It is a private owners right to fly it on his lawn house or business...but the image that comes to mind when most people see it, the Zimmerman post...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Wed Jun 17, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Confederate Flag - Stars & Bars and Southern heritage
Replies: 185
Views: 5931

Re: The Confederate Flag - Stars & Bars and Southern heritage

It's a terrorist flag just like Daesh's flag. If your southern history is enslaving, terrorizing, and assassinating Black people WHILE being traitors to the United States of America...than that's something right there. Southern history has so much more than that. Some dusty white people hang onto th...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Wed Jun 17, 2020 12:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 33935

Re: Another day another police killing

Police are never going to stop killing people in the US. They're armed with a gun and trained to use it...and not as a last resort. US is a racist country, so that results in Black people being poorer, more likely to encounter police, and more likely to have a bad outcome because of it...even if th...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Wed Jun 17, 2020 12:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 33935

Re: Another day another police killing

Police are never going to stop killing people in the US. They're armed with a gun and trained to use it...and not as a last resort. US is a racist country, so that results in Black people being poorer, more likely to encounter police, and more likely to have a bad outcome because of it...even if th...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Tue Jun 16, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Paying for First Class (Domestic flights)
Replies: 37
Views: 2089

Re: Paying for First Class (Domestic flights)

I pay ALL THE TIME for Domestic F. I try to save my points for int'l flights, but sometimes I'll pay cash for J or F too. Y seats are simply unbearable and I'm only 6'. If the Dometic F price is ridiculous...like $1600 DCA-TPA/MIA/FLL, sometimes I'll buy a Y+ and hope they offer me a paid upgrade at...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Tue Jun 16, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 33935

Re: Another day another police killing

Police are never going to stop killing people in the US. They're armed with a gun and trained to use it...and not as a last resort. US is a racist country, so that results in Black people being poorer, more likely to encounter police, and more likely to have a bad outcome because of it...even if the...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Tue Jun 16, 2020 2:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cell phone outage 6/15
Replies: 10
Views: 596

Re: Cell phone outage 6/15

Looks like Verizon is back, but some people that I know who don't have Verizon...their incoming calls are going straight to voicemail.

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Tue Jun 16, 2020 12:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cell phone outage 6/15
Replies: 10
Views: 596

Re: Cell phone outage 6/15

In the DMV area I've confirmed Verizon, Sprint, and MetroPCS networks are down for voice calls. Texting still works, and of course WiFi apps do (WhatsApp).

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Fri Jun 12, 2020 3:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Confederate Flag - Stars & Bars and Southern heritage
Replies: 185
Views: 5931

Re: The Confederate Flag - Stars & Bars and Southern heritage

Only solution: Tear it all down.

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Mon Jun 01, 2020 6:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 33935

Re: Another day another police killing

The American style of policing is the problem.

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Mon Jun 01, 2020 2:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 33935

Re: Another day another police killing

The problem is the police. And you have seen it again and again, and then you see it even in these protests. The police are being aggressive, the police are being threatening, the police are being criminals, the police have killed. That's what they're doing. That's what the problem is. And if there ...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Sat May 30, 2020 2:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 33935

Re: Another day another police killing

Burning squad cars right outside of CNN HQ in Atlanta. Nothing's going to change without these protests. Nothing's going to change with these protests, either. They will only hurt the movement. I wouldn’t speak so soon. Lots of educated suburban women in my wife’s circle commenting things like ‘we ...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Sat May 30, 2020 12:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 33935

Re: Another day another police killing

Nothing's going to change with these protests, either. They will only hurt the movement. Nothing's going to change period. So burn it all down and throw it all in the trash. There are ways to effect positive change. Perhaps we should focus on those instead. The time for that is not today, there is ...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Sat May 30, 2020 12:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 33935

Re: Another day another police killing

N583JB wrote:
Pellegrine wrote:
Burning squad cars right outside of CNN HQ in Atlanta. Nothing's going to change without these protests.


Nothing's going to change with these protests, either. They will only hurt the movement.


Nothing's going to change period. So burn it all down and throw it all in the trash.

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Sat May 30, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 33935

Re: Another day another police killing

Burning squad cars right outside of CNN HQ in Atlanta. Nothing's going to change without these protests.

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Sat May 30, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 33935

Re: Another day another police killing

It's going down in Brooklyn, NYC right outside Barclays.

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Fri May 29, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 33935

Re: Another day another police killing

I'm glad the protests have now spread to LA and DC. I'm in DC, they're down in Lafayette Park right now. It is interesting to watch people. If we were a country that drug its leaders out of their houses in chains.....

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Thu May 28, 2020 6:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: (Famous) Cities / Places / Sights Questions and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 157
Views: 10611

Re: The Chrysler Building 90 Year Anniversary

I wonder how much the lease rates are...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Thu May 28, 2020 5:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine
Replies: 86
Views: 5678

Re: Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine

Hydroxychloroquinone does nothing against COVID-19. :shakehead: How do you know that? Are you aware that it’s dangerous to make medical claims not based on facts? Meanwhile Oxford University is holding trials to do have an answer. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8342933/UK-frontline-worker...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Thu May 28, 2020 5:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What’s the last big purchase you made?
Replies: 115
Views: 5726

Re: What’s the last big purchase you made?

I always wanted a big ass pair of diamond stud earrings, so I've been talking to a jeweler on Madison Ave. that I've done business with in the past. Looking at 15-20 carats each side. I redid my kitchen with Miele, Sub Zero, and Gaggeneau appliances last year, and I'm looking to move (stay in DC) a...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Thu May 21, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion
Replies: 197
Views: 8773

Re: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion

In the Breonna Taylor case, the police chief has resigned!!!!

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Thu May 21, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion
Replies: 197
Views: 8773

Re: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion

William "Roddie" Bryan has been arrested on charges of Felony Murder & Criminal Attempt to Commit False Imprisonment. There was a conspiracy to capture and kill Ahmaud Aubrey. https://www.actionnewsjax.com/news/local/glynn-county/ahmaud-arbery-william-roddie-bryan-man-who-recorded-arbe...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Wed May 20, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How the Economy Recovers and We Get Back to Work
Replies: 173
Views: 10004

Re: How the Economy Recovers and We Get Back to Work

This may have been covered already, but to all those "OPEN IT NOW" people...do you not realize that the customers are not coming back at 100% levels immediately? At the onset of this some of the economic talking head-idiots on TV were talking about a v-shaped recovery. No, this will be be...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Wed May 20, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How the Economy Recovers and We Get Back to Work
Replies: 173
Views: 10004

Re: How the Economy Recovers and We Get Back to Work

This may have been covered already, but to all those "OPEN IT NOW" people...do you not realize that the customers are not coming back at 100% levels immediately? At the onset of this some of the economic talking head-idiots on TV were talking about a v-shaped recovery. No, this will be be...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Wed May 20, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How the Economy Recovers and We Get Back to Work
Replies: 173
Views: 10004

Re: How the Economy Recovers and We Get Back to Work

This may have been covered already, but to all those "OPEN IT NOW" people...do you not realize that the customers are not coming back at 100% levels immediately? At the onset of this some of the economic talking head-idiots on TV were talking about a v-shaped recovery. No, this will be be...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Wed May 20, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FBI inadvertently reveals a secret in the 911 Attacks.
Replies: 46
Views: 2841

Re: FBI inadvertently reveals a secret in the 911 Attacks.

How is his relationship with MBS? Best regards Thomas MBS sent him off to pasture with all the other old influential royals. are they tame, or a potential cause of trouble? Best regards Thomas Possibly trouble for MBS, not the US. These are guys who worked with Clinton and Dubbya, Obama too. Honest...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Wed May 20, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FBI inadvertently reveals a secret in the 911 Attacks.
Replies: 46
Views: 2841

Re: FBI inadvertently reveals a secret in the 911 Attacks.

Think of the Saudi Embassy as being an intermediary bank in an international wire transfer. The transfer being the crime and (possibly) the money flow. Within the embassy itself it looks like all except 1 or 2 were not in on anything. Prince Bandar was not in on this. How is his relationship with M...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Wed May 20, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine
Replies: 86
Views: 5678

Re: Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine

Morbidly Obese is over 40 BMI.

Hydroxychloroquinone does nothing against COVID-19. Trump is saving face. He might even be lying about taking it. It certainly wouldn't be used by any doctor as prophylaxis who doesn't want a ding on their license.

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Wed May 20, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How the Economy Recovers and We Get Back to Work
Replies: 173
Views: 10004

Re: How the Economy Recovers and We Get Back to Work

This may have been covered already, but to all those "OPEN IT NOW" people...do you not realize that the customers are not coming back at 100% levels immediately? At the onset of this some of the economic talking head-idiots on TV were talking about a v-shaped recovery. No, this will be bet...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Wed May 20, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FBI inadvertently reveals a secret in the 911 Attacks.
Replies: 46
Views: 2841

Re: FBI inadvertently reveals a secret in the 911 Attacks.

Think of the Saudi Embassy as being an intermediary bank in an international wire transfer. The transfer being the crime and (possibly) the money flow. Within the embassy itself it looks like all except 1 or 2 were not in on anything. Prince Bandar was not in on this.

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Wed May 20, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FBI inadvertently reveals a secret in the 911 Attacks.
Replies: 46
Views: 2841

Re: FBI inadvertently reveals a secret in the 911 Attacks.

Imagine the scale of this crime, then imagine at what scale the coverup has to be. It's not so difficult to imagine. Nero burned the capital of the world. You want something to imagine: Imagine on 9/11 New York would have burned down. I postulate that if "the third man" was al-Jarrah then...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Wed May 20, 2020 4:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White House Shafting Nat’l Guard Retirements To Save A Buck
Replies: 18
Views: 886

Re: White House Shafting Nat’l Guard Retirements To Save A Buck

I just heard about this. Seems very on-brand for Trump.

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Wed May 20, 2020 4:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FBI inadvertently reveals a secret in the 911 Attacks.
Replies: 46
Views: 2841

Re: FBI inadvertently reveals a secret in the 911 Attacks.

Do you suggest Saudi attacked the US without the knowledge of the US government? Assuming it is so. Why would they wait for Clinton to leave office and Bush to enter office? Because Clinton was considered too tough after Somalia? The coverup is always juicier than the crime. Always. Imagine the sca...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Tue May 19, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FBI inadvertently reveals a secret in the 911 Attacks.
Replies: 46
Views: 2841

Re: FBI inadvertently reveals a secret in the 911 Attacks.

I mean, what makes Americans so privileged that they think their lives are more valuable than anyone else's and all those lives lost in America's endless wars? 911 was a rude awakening, the average American life isn't that valuable. AND their families got payouts from the federal government. The Sa...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Sun May 17, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FBI inadvertently reveals a secret in the 911 Attacks.
Replies: 46
Views: 2841

Re: FBI inadvertently reveals a secret in the 911 Attacks.

I mean, what makes Americans so privileged that they think their lives are more valuable than anyone else's and all those lives lost in America's endless wars? 911 was a rude awakening, the average American life isn't that valuable. AND their families got payouts from the federal government. The Sau...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Sun May 17, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion
Replies: 197
Views: 8773

Re: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion

How BLM protests and the killing of an unarmed non-threatening civilian and the coverup get conflated is beyond me.

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Sun May 17, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion
Replies: 197
Views: 8773

Re: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion

The difference is, none of the people you listed were part of a group. On the other hand, you had a dozen police officers shot in Dallas while trying to protect a BLM protest, with the gunman citing BLM before he was killed. You also had riots in several cities that BLM in my opinion had a major ha...

Jump to post
by Pellegrine
Sun May 17, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pelosi continues to screw over progressives
Replies: 33
Views: 1538

Re: Pelosi continues to screw over progressives

The problem that progressives have is that they don't understand or know how to affiliate with people, align themselves, and join forces. And if you don't know how to join forces yet in a democratic world, a democratic government, you aren't likely to get much of anything out of what you want. I'd s...

Jump to post
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 49