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by moo
Fri May 21, 2021 4:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 376
Views: 26050

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

If Max can't win Monaco then the championship is basically over already. So? Those cheaper teams are there voluntarily - there is no promotion to F1, there is no invitation they have to accept, they all voluntarily apply to join each season and voluntarily sign up to the Concorde agreement, so thos...

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by moo
Wed May 12, 2021 12:05 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: China's Long March 5B rocket ( CZ-5B R/B ) to re-enter and crash to earth, but where??
Replies: 27
Views: 3226

Re: China's Long March 5B rocket ( CZ-5B R/B ) to re-enter and crash to earth, but where??

The well known Chinese desire to be a responsible shareholder in the Global Commons. I’d rather have this than American depleted uranium all over the middle east... So, what right does China have to pollute LEO with weapons tests or large uncontrolled space debris? If you want to have a thread on D...

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by moo
Wed May 12, 2021 12:04 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: China's Long March 5B rocket ( CZ-5B R/B ) to re-enter and crash to earth, but where??
Replies: 27
Views: 3226

Re: China's Long March 5B rocket ( CZ-5B R/B ) to re-enter and crash to earth, but where??

The well known Chinese desire to be a responsible shareholder in the Global Commons. I’d rather have this than American depleted uranium all over the middle east... Whataboutism. Are we really arguing China’s well known environmentalism? Oh dear, did someone get triggered? You can't complain about ...

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by moo
Wed May 12, 2021 12:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 376
Views: 26050

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Unless the UK government allows F1 an exemption from current Covid restrictions (two weeks quarantine in a hotel), the GP in Turkey won't happen. Why would this matter? The UK Grand Prix is in July and Turkey is June 11-13 with France 2 weeks after. Why would the teams need to go into the UK during...

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by moo
Tue May 11, 2021 6:37 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: China's Long March 5B rocket ( CZ-5B R/B ) to re-enter and crash to earth, but where??
Replies: 27
Views: 3226

Re: China's Long March 5B rocket ( CZ-5B R/B ) to re-enter and crash to earth, but where??

So what's to prevent this from happening again the next time they launch another LM5B rocket? Or is this the new normal going forward? The well known Chinese desire to be a responsible shareholder in the Global Commons. I’d rather have this than American depleted uranium all over the middle east...

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by moo
Tue May 11, 2021 3:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China and biological warfare story
Replies: 170
Views: 12456

Re: China and biological warfare story

What about the line of thought that the CV-19 wasn't made made but was being studied at the local viral research center and "got loose"? Has that been completely debunked? I remember the story from a few months back about the WHO visiting Wuhan and being paraded around like show ponies be...

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by moo
Mon May 10, 2021 3:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China and biological warfare story
Replies: 170
Views: 12456

Re: China and biological warfare story

It's still there for me? Maybe it's region blocked? I did not read the full article, it's a stretch of text longer then the combined Harry Potter works. It's final two sentences should give you an indication: Oh brother, in that case, glad I didn’t have to read it :boggled: It’s actually quite fact...

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by moo
Mon May 10, 2021 3:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Election Law Passed in Florida
Replies: 42
Views: 2761

Re: New Election Law Passed in Florida

Its always Republicans that seem to be making it harder for people to vote...

Would almost seem like they are part of the problem, not the solution...

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by moo
Mon May 10, 2021 2:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The end of the premiership of mr. Johnson?
Replies: 76
Views: 4703

Re: The end of the premiership of mr. Johnson?

moo : I have the exact opposite opinion (as an outsider). I'm against independence, because I don't like countries breaking up, and it gives ideas to others (including in my country). However I think a referendum has to happen in Scotland. I don't think there would be another one quickly after that...

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by moo
Sun May 09, 2021 11:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The end of the premiership of mr. Johnson?
Replies: 76
Views: 4703

Re: The end of the premiership of mr. Johnson?

So, are you for or against a referendum ? Against. They had one in 2014 and there shouldn't be another one for a generation regardless of the reasons given (literally anything can be taken as a fundamental change in the union "requiring" another referendum otherwise - meaning that they wi...

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by moo
Sun May 09, 2021 10:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The end of the premiership of mr. Johnson?
Replies: 76
Views: 4703

Re: The end of the premiership of mr. Johnson?

The main issue of these elections was if a nationalist majority would emerge in Scotland and ask for a referendum, and that happened, so we'll see how he deals with it. The goal posts move once again - up until these results its been an "SNP majority", which didn't happen. Now its a "...

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by moo
Thu May 06, 2021 1:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Search Warrants on Giuliani
Replies: 17
Views: 1998

Re: Search Warrants on Giuliani

Got no problem going after Rudy if you got something there. But as usual left wingers like you are on with looking the other way in what is obvious influence peddling by Hunter Biden when his daddy was VP and holding the cards to Ukraine financing. But dont let this get in the way of you and every ...

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by moo
Wed May 05, 2021 10:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do you have a tablet?
Replies: 22
Views: 2518

Re: Do you have a tablet?

I have an iPad Mini 4 for day-to-day use such as browsing on the couch, Kindle etc. I also have an iPad Pro 12.9" for diagramming, drawing etc to build illustrations for my job, and thats used daily. It doesnt replace my iPad Mini for day-to-day usage because of the screen size - the Mini is mo...

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by moo
Tue May 04, 2021 3:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 Years Since Killing of Osama Bin Laden
Replies: 22
Views: 1639

Re: 10 Years Since Killing of Osama Bin Laden

The Brits made a mess of Pakistan, India, South Africa, Israel/Palestine, and gave many of the Gulf 'kingdoms' their seat at the table before WW2. And that's only a few of the hotspots - there are plenty more. These problems have only been in the hands of the US because the UK abdicated their globa...

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by moo
Mon May 03, 2021 10:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 376
Views: 26050

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Verstappen went for fastest lap on the very last lap but had it deleted for exceeding track limits at T14. This seemed to cause much confusion and ire at RB, but it was announced on Saturday that this would be the case. Someone (or everyone) at RB dozing. Dozing? IMO RB is doing it deliberately to ...

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by moo
Sun May 02, 2021 9:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lawmaker in Louisiana Suggests Teaching Good of Slavery
Replies: 50
Views: 3788

Re: Lawmaker in Louisiana Suggests Teaching Good of Slavery

What are we supposed to discuss? The article doesn't mention what may or may not be good. Maybe cheap clothing? You f***king can't be serious? Next we are discussing the merits of cheap bullets for the Third Reich through forced labour? How about a better comparison, not really about slavery, but j...

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by moo
Wed Apr 28, 2021 11:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 376
Views: 26050

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

IIRC the cost cap isn't even enforceable this season. This is the first season its enforced. Uhhh wake up! This has been affecting the small teams for years. You think $1,000,000 of damage in a single crash isn't going to affect the development program of someone like Haas or Williams? It's only be...

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by moo
Tue Apr 27, 2021 10:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 376
Views: 26050

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

That wouldn't be a good look for F1. The *only* time the FIA gives even a small toss about what looks good and what does not look good is when its trying to get something from the teams - see the weekends Formula E fiasco for example, the FIA blamed it on the lead driver rather than their own rules...

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by moo
Tue Apr 27, 2021 2:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 376
Views: 26050

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Just realized this thread exists. Interesting comments and quite fitting to my renewed interest in F1. Any opinions here about Toto's comments regarding "being streched" on the cost cap? Seems awfully whiny, to be honest, if it only takes on 90% "hull loss" to be at that point. ...

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by moo
Mon Apr 12, 2021 1:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What is everyone’s home internet speed?
Replies: 43
Views: 3267

Re: What is everyone’s home internet speed?

Gigabit fibre symmetrical, fixed public IP, no caps, no traffic shaping, approx $60USD a month.

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by moo
Tue Mar 30, 2021 10:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 376
Views: 26050

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

I certainly wouldn't be opposed to making two stops compulsory by saying all three tyre compounds have to be used in the race and imposing a minimum number of laps that each compound has to be run (baring punctures or damage). Why don't we just choreograph the races full stop? Its getting to that p...

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by moo
Mon Mar 29, 2021 11:55 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Crewed or uncrewed space mission
Replies: 21
Views: 1517

Re: Crewed or uncrewed space mission

A central irony of the limited experience we have so far, as stated Apollo 11 will always be remembered, possible because the nation that did it was prepared, mostly, to have the political will and public support to do it. When the exploration part, after incremental improvements of two further fli...

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by moo
Fri Mar 26, 2021 2:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Latest Biden Administration "Scandal"
Replies: 35
Views: 3164

Re: Latest Biden Administration "Scandal"

Apparently Pres. Reagan started the act to salute back military around him, he did it to show respect to the military and to drive liberals nuts. At least the President is the Commander in Chief and thus is in the military chain of command - the Vice President isn't, and thus has no position to sal...

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by moo
Wed Mar 24, 2021 3:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22
Replies: 279
Views: 26454

Re: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22

Ok, so explain Boulder, Colorado then. Man kills 10 people with a weapon that the NRA successfully managed to get back on the shelves just 10 days prior to the shooting, and the shooter purchased the weapon just 6 days prior to the shooting. But at the same time Colorado requires no permit to purch...

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by moo
Wed Mar 24, 2021 2:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22
Replies: 279
Views: 26454

Re: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22

It would be the one in which FEWER citizens can defend themselves with guns from people with guns who are not supposed to have guns, because current politically correct culture will not/cannot take the steps necessary to remedy this problem. Ok, so explain Boulder, Colorado then. Man kills 10 peopl...

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by moo
Wed Mar 24, 2021 2:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22
Replies: 279
Views: 26454

Re: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22

If someone breaks into to my house I don't care what their intention is. That is an immediate threat to me and my family and the law gives me the right to defend my castle. There are ways to ensure perps can’t get to your sleeping area if your neighborhood is that dangerous. Been to quite a few hom...

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by moo
Tue Mar 23, 2021 10:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22
Replies: 279
Views: 26454

Re: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22

Some American thinks it's fair game to shoot a guy who breaks into their house to steal a TV, and that to have the opportunity to carry out a death sentence is worth the lives of +10K people a year. I'll just do the logical thing and stay the hell away from that place. How would you know that they ...

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by moo
Tue Mar 23, 2021 10:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22
Replies: 279
Views: 26454

Re: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22

So which society is more dangerous - the one in which citizens can defend themselves with guns from people with guns or the one in which people cannot defend themselves with guns from people who cannot have guns? It would be the one in which FEWER citizens can defend themselves with guns from peopl...

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by moo
Mon Mar 22, 2021 7:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadian man jailed for “misgendering” child
Replies: 43
Views: 1961

Re: Canadian man jailed for “misgendering” child

It is wrong, most western countries won't even let you get a tattoo if you're under 16 and you're trying to say a preteen should be able to decide on transitioning, how can you argue that. You talk of mental development, the human brain isn't fully developed until 25 years of age.. Im glad we dont ...

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by moo
Mon Mar 22, 2021 9:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1513
Views: 96189

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

Found this in The Guardian (a non-stupid English) newspaper: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/mar/17/eu-threatens-to-halt-covid-vaccine-exports-to-uk-unless-it-gets-fair-share Ensuring that all demand in UK is satisfied before any vaccine is exported sounds 100% like a temporary export ban to...

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by moo
Mon Mar 22, 2021 8:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1513
Views: 96189

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

The EU is slow in vaccination because it is exporting its vaccine. best regards Thomas Found this in The Guardian (a non-stupid English) newspaper: The British government has repeatedly said it has not imposed an export ban on vaccine components or completed doses, but it did ensure that vaccine do...

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by moo
Mon Mar 22, 2021 7:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadian man jailed for “misgendering” child
Replies: 43
Views: 1961

Re: Canadian man jailed for “misgendering” child

The question really needs to be asked, why are we starting gender reassignment on children, how come someone who isn't old enough to vote, drink, drive, join the military is considered mature enough to make a life changing decision like this? There are many reasons to do so, and doing it while the ...

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by moo
Mon Mar 22, 2021 6:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadian man jailed for “misgendering” child
Replies: 43
Views: 1961

Re: Canadian man jailed for “misgendering” child

You mean, his speech? Not the manner with which he spoke, but what he said? Now do you see the issue? It’s not just his opinion - your citation literally says he went to court to stop treatment already initiated. What’s the mother’s position? The advice of the doctor handling the case? Did the fath...

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by moo
Sun Mar 21, 2021 11:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadian man jailed for “misgendering” child
Replies: 43
Views: 1961

Re: Canadian man jailed for “misgendering” child

He went to court to stop the treatment and was denied. Crazy, in my opinion, but let's move beyond that; the court then served him with an injunction that warned any attempt to pressure his son to abandon treatment was a form of "family violence." The court order was massively wider in sc...

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by moo
Sun Mar 21, 2021 9:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadian man jailed for “misgendering” child
Replies: 43
Views: 1961

Re: Canadian man jailed for “misgendering” child

non-story unless someone wants to come up with proof that this guy was jailed for misgendering someone. Dig deeper: https://globalnews.ca/news/6399468/bc-gender-change-court/ (fair-use excerpt) A B.C. father has been told by the province’s highest court not to stand in the way of his teenage son’s ...

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by moo
Sun Mar 21, 2021 8:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadian man jailed for “misgendering” child
Replies: 43
Views: 1961

Re: Canadian man jailed for “misgendering” child

He was jailed for contempt of court while under a court order restraining him from a number of certain behaviours - and its not been publicly revealed by the court which part of the order he violated. So, non-story unless someone wants to come up with proof that this guy was jailed for misgendering ...

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by moo
Fri Mar 19, 2021 6:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: #51 in infant mortality Arkansas signs near-total abortion ban
Replies: 81
Views: 4181

Re: #51 in infant mortality Arkansas signs near-total abortion ban

Interesting idea—infants as parasites. What’s next, a Modest Proposal to eat them? Another interesting idea—a majority of voters get to empower mother’s to kill viable life, if it suits them. Or, in opposition, voters get to force mothers to carry viable life to term. Perhaps, we just remain silent...

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by moo
Fri Mar 19, 2021 3:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - March 2021
Replies: 145
Views: 21157

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - March 2021

It will be interesting to see how many people travel, as NZ travel insurers are warning that they wont cover most covid-related claims if enforced quarantines etc are reinstated during your trip - they will cover you if you get covid-19, but not if your trip suddenly becomes hugely more expensive on...

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by moo
Tue Mar 16, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 707 in 1994 movie "Speed"
Replies: 52
Views: 7993

Re: 707 in 1994 movie "Speed"

When pressed, she stated that "most movies with an elevator scene are inaccurate. That's hilarious. Of course, it never occurred to me, but there are people who are experts on elevators and the movies, being the movies, probably get that stuff wrong all the time and the rest of us who have nev...

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by moo
Mon Mar 15, 2021 2:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oklahoma House passes bill to protect drivers who hit protesters
Replies: 64
Views: 3285

Re: Oklahoma House passes bill to protect drivers who hit protesters

Stand your ground, castle defence, self defence laws...

Absolutely no chance we arent going to see this new law massively misused by self-interested idiots to murder people with the blessing of the state.

The US is a mess, this doesnt make things less messier.

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by moo
Sun Mar 14, 2021 11:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rubio Backs Amazon workers Union
Replies: 23
Views: 1324

Re: Rubio Backs Amazon workers Union

Haha...when was the last time a Democrat was pro union? Unions were not valued under Obama either. Teachers did not make any wage gains under Obama. Republicans and Democrats both take care of the rich over the working class. Do you think John Kerry cares about the working class and poor hahaha?!? ...

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by moo
Thu Mar 11, 2021 7:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: #51 in infant mortality Arkansas signs near-total abortion ban
Replies: 81
Views: 4181

Re: #51 in infant mortality Arkansas signs near-total abortion ban

Interesting idea—infants as parasites. What’s next, a Modest Proposal to eat them? Another interesting idea—a majority of voters get to empower mother’s to kill viable life, if it suits them. Or, in opposition, voters get to force mothers to carry viable life to term. Perhaps, we just remain silent...

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by moo
Wed Mar 10, 2021 10:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: #51 in infant mortality Arkansas signs near-total abortion ban
Replies: 81
Views: 4181

Re: #51 in infant mortality Arkansas signs near-total abortion ban

Why do these sort of things always start with "Republic governor" or "Republican state official" or "Republican state controlled government" or "Republican senator" or "Republican Representative"...? Abortion, womens rights, minorities rights, abilit...

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by moo
Thu Feb 18, 2021 3:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas governor blames Green new deal for power outage
Replies: 218
Views: 16917

Re: Texas governor blames Green new deal for power outage

So, voters shouldn’t be blamed for their decisions? Risk without consequences is like Heaven without hell. Yes, they can be blamed for their decisions, but you dont have to sit back and laugh as they suffer for those decisions - its part of basic humanity, it doesnt matter how someone got into a ba...

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by moo
Thu Feb 18, 2021 1:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas governor blames Green new deal for power outage
Replies: 218
Views: 16917

Re: Texas governor blames Green new deal for power outage

Democracy happens, the voters elected representatives who chose cost over winterization. They choose to save money, as winter events are rare in TX, and lost. Pretty simple trade-offs really. No one should bail them out, least of all the clown show we call politics or worse the Congress. Seriously,...

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by moo
Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas governor blames Green new deal for power outage
Replies: 218
Views: 16917

Re: Texas governor blames Green new deal for power outage

It's just such a straight up lie--you know what why am I even surprised any more. Here is a map of all the energy producing windmills in the US. Wait no it's all the outages in the US. Almost exclusively in Texas, excluding El Paso which is on a different grid. MUST BE THE WINDMILLS. Jesus. https:/...

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by moo
Fri Feb 05, 2021 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air seeks to figure out the future on its Boeing order
Replies: 112
Views: 26331

Re: Iran Air seeks to figure out the future on its Boeing order

So Iran may get some planes delivered in the next 4 years, but they might not be able to use them after that. That's a threat that comes with any aircraft except a handful of old or obscure models. Whether they buy A320 or 777X, MC-21 or CR929, new or used, all modern aircraft have sufficient US co...

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by moo
Thu Feb 04, 2021 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air seeks to figure out the future on its Boeing order
Replies: 112
Views: 26331

Re: Iran Air seeks to figure out the future on its Boeing order

This is risky for Iran, whatever the Biden administrations position is - I know this borders on a political post, but it has relevance here... If the Republican stance doesn't change with regard to Iran, then the next Republican President or the next time the Republicans control the Senate, they can...

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by moo
Tue Feb 02, 2021 9:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU Proposes Massive Restrictions on Vegan Dairy
Replies: 80
Views: 4654

Re: EU Proposes Massive Restrictions on Vegan Dairy

Well done EU. Great decision. Well, it’s less worse than calling that yellow-ish liquid “beer” they are serving in British pubs... :spit: You mean lager, right? Beers in every english pub I have frequented in my life have always been of various shades of brown, while lagers are always golden yellow...

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by moo
Wed Jan 27, 2021 8:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway
Replies: 270
Views: 15563

Re: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway

NIKV69 wrote:
A court of law isn’t the CNN news room. You actually have to prove your case


Excellent point, can you and every other Trump supporter please apply this to all the allegations about voting fraud and stolen elections before making any further posts anywhere on that topic. Thanks!

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