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by agill
Sat Feb 13, 2021 9:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway
Replies: 270
Views: 14920

Re: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway

Haha usa today isn't really the USA of ww2.

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by agill
Sat Feb 13, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway
Replies: 270
Views: 14920

Re: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway

If/when this impeachment leads to an acquittal, presumably this will set a precedent. Going forward, if a President of either party loses, they can try to incite riots to reverse the situation. If this reverses the election result they are home and dry. If they lose and the election result stands, ...

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by agill
Fri Jan 08, 2021 12:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 985
Views: 52743

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

Right-wing "media" is trying to pin this on "antifa" so I'm sure millions will jump on that bandwagon too, after all most of them weren't in DC, and what's one more conspiracy theory to them ? And it has been the most ridiculous attempts. Like the "Ohhh he's got a hammer an...

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by agill
Wed Jan 06, 2021 8:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 985
Views: 52743

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

Republicans needs to speak up against the treason. Trump supporters are disgusting.

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by agill
Wed Jan 06, 2021 7:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US elections, voter fraud allegations
Replies: 163
Views: 8186

Re: US elections, voter fraud allegations

Scorpio wrote:
I can only hope every SINGLE one of these criminals storming the Capitol goes to jail for a VERY long time. This is an attempted violent coup.


Treason is a capital offense isn't it?

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by agill
Wed Jan 06, 2021 7:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US elections, voter fraud allegations
Replies: 163
Views: 8186

Re: US elections, voter fraud allegations

Trump supporters are scum. Storming the capital. Shameful. Anyone who still supports Trump is complicit.

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by agill
Sat Dec 26, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 20010

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

https://news.sky.com/story/brexit-priti-patel-says-new-border-controls-will-make-uk-safer-and-more-secure-12172609 EU nationals will need a passport to enter the UK from October. Pity about SISII. I would have thought the EU would have cared more about things like possible abducted children leaving...

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by agill
Fri Dec 25, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 20010

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

https://news.sky.com/story/brexit-priti-patel-says-new-border-controls-will-make-uk-safer-and-more-secure-12172609 EU nationals will need a passport to enter the UK from October. Pity about SISII. I would have thought the EU would have cared more about things like possible abducted children leaving...

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by agill
Mon Dec 21, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brexit Part X: agreement
Replies: 544
Views: 20010

Re: Brexit Part X: dark days before Christmas

art wrote:
I understand that (for reasons unknown to me) Dec 22 has been promoted to shortest day of the year in the northern hemisphere.


It's Dec 21 isn't it?

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by agill
Sun Dec 20, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 2560
Views: 169803

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

Other accords you would be talking Belfast Agreement I imagine. A customs border on the frontier does not break that agreement. It’s perfectly legal to do so it’s just that both side would prefer that not to happen. Why would the UK government agree to have a border inside it's country if they didn...

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by agill
Mon Dec 14, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 2560
Views: 169803

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

Not if the boats are banned from our waters and ports. We’ll be sending it over fresh and frozen after landing it in our waters. No we won't. The French will buy it from elsewhere Well the French will buy some from UK, but selling it from the UK will become much more complicated. As illustrated her...

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by agill
Sun Dec 13, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 2560
Views: 169803

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

Andrew Marr’s morning interview with foreign secretary Raab shows what it looks like when Brexiteer rhetoric from the past meets today’s reality. https://www.conservativehome.com/video/2020/12/watch-raab-says-the-eu-has-forced-uk-into-this-position.html A harbinger of things to come, and a reminder...

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by agill
Fri Dec 11, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 2560
Views: 169803

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

Will be very very intreresting to see how this develops efter new years.
Don't know if this has been posted before, but I think it's a quite interesting read.

https://www.politics.co.uk/blogs/2020/12/10/everything-you-need-to-know-about-day-one-of-brexit

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by agill
Tue Dec 08, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 2560
Views: 169803

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

What is it they have agreed on? To me it sounds like the WA all over again?

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by agill
Fri Nov 20, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 2560
Views: 169803

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

The problem is that there haven't really been a lot of information about the rules from the UK side or that new info keeps coming. A friend of mine who work with Brexit preparations for a big drug company is absolutely amazed of how poorly the UK government is handling this.

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by agill
Fri Nov 20, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 101496

Re: Official Election thread

What on earth is going on with the Republican party. They are going along with this charade??? Absolutely shameful.

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by agill
Tue Nov 10, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 2560
Views: 169803

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

From what I can find lamb meat is not very popular or not eaten at all in many countries. Any effort to grow lamb consumption in these countries is probably already tried by New Zealand. Now which countries are lacking lamb right now and could be markets ? I only see Muslim countries, the problem b...

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by agill
Fri Nov 06, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 101496

Re: Official Election thread

Thunderboltdrgn wrote:
Dutchy wrote:
So almost done? The secret service is on its way to Biden, apparently.


Source?


https://www.washingtonpost.com/elections/2020/11/05/trump-biden-election-live-updates/#link-VESNLGD4VFBFPIS6A646O7XFT4

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by agill
Wed Nov 04, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 101496

Re: Official Election thread

The race really have gotten tighter and tighter. I wonder how long before we have a result.I thought Biden was toast when I looked at the election map this morning but now he seems to have a pretty decent chance to take this.

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by agill
Fri Oct 23, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 2560
Views: 169803

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

While there are a couple of noisy "leave the EU"-figures here in Sweden, overall the EU membership has pretty solid support. There are? Seems like the whole "leave the EU" discussion has died. Not even AFS (who are more or less real nazis) talk about it anymore. If Britain will ...

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by agill
Mon Oct 19, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 2560
Views: 169803

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

Would the UK really want a Canada style deal? There is no services (or at least very little) and nothing about trucking. This can't be a very good thing for the UK?

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by agill
Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 2560
Views: 169803

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

Moodys downgrade UKs credit rating.
https://mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN272025

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by agill
Sun Oct 04, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Estonia disaster reinvestigated?
Replies: 103
Views: 8712

Re: Estonia disaster reinvestigated?

Newer technology and political changes are likely reasons to reopen an investigation of this loss of this ship. If a sub was involved, was it a Russian Federation one or USA one ? Neither country is ever going to ever admit it for obvious political and military reasons and if a USA one, many millio...

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by agill
Fri Oct 02, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Estonia disaster reinvestigated?
Replies: 103
Views: 8712

Re: Estonia disaster reinvestigated?

Newer technology and political changes are likely reasons to reopen an investigation of this loss of this ship. If a sub was involved, was it a Russian Federation one or USA one ? Neither country is ever going to ever admit it for obvious political and military reasons and if a USA one, many millio...

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by agill
Fri Oct 02, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Estonia disaster reinvestigated?
Replies: 103
Views: 8712

Re: Estonia disaster reinvestigated?

It sank immediately when it capsized. This killed a lot of people and was found to be suspicious but never explained. This is where this hole comes in, no one doubts the missing bow is what let the water IN, the doubt has been about what let the air out of the hull so fast when capzised. I'm curiou...

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by agill
Fri Oct 02, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Estonia disaster reinvestigated?
Replies: 103
Views: 8712

Re: Estonia disaster reinvestigated?

It seems to come no evidence in the investigate disaster; https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/sep/28/new-significant-information-1994-baltic-ferry-sinking-disaster "Until now the countries involved, including Estonia, Sweden and Finland, have proven extremely reluctant to re-examine the cau...

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by agill
Fri Sep 25, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California to ban sale of new gasoline-powered passenger vehicles in 2035
Replies: 143
Views: 8566

Re: California to ban sale of new gasoline-powered passenger vehicles in 2035

Hard to imagine that anyone would buy a new gasoline powered car in 2035.

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by agill
Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany lying about Covid numbers?
Replies: 104
Views: 7174

Re: Germany lying about Covid numbers?

It seems like the winning concept is to let young adult get sick while locking in the older generation until the numbers go down. German authorizes has got a very balanced approach and learned things on the way. I think that they locked down less in the spring and did not behave as "religious&...

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by agill
Sat Aug 29, 2020 6:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 2560
Views: 169803

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

Has there been anything written about Airbus and brexit lately? I haven't seen anything on that topic.

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by agill
Thu Aug 27, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Greece vs Turkey
Replies: 7
Views: 673

Re: Greece vs Turkey

johns624 wrote:
agill wrote:
I'd assume Turkey has the stonger military, but can anyone of them go beyond naval or air warfare. Seems hard to project much ground forces across the water.

They do have a land border.


...well I had a brainfart. Sorry haha

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by agill
Wed Aug 26, 2020 6:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Greece vs Turkey
Replies: 7
Views: 673

Re: Greece vs Turkey

I'd assume Turkey has the stonger military, but can anyone of them go beyond naval or air warfare. Seems hard to project much ground forces across the water.

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by agill
Tue Aug 25, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Establishment Dems Smear Campaigns against Progressive Challengers
Replies: 18
Views: 1554

Re: Establishment Dems Smear Campaigns against Progressive Challengers

Your comments about Reagan are absolutely false. He did not react promptly to the AIDS crisis and doctors like Fauci had to fight to get funding for research. Reagan could have cared less until he realized it wasn’t a “gay” disease. I don’t know what reality you’re living in, but the GOP has never ...

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by agill
Sun Aug 16, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: German student in norway sues university for joke
Replies: 44
Views: 1904

Re: German student in norway sues university for joke

”Wenn ist das Nunstück git und Slotermeyer? Ja! Beiherhund das Oder die Flipperwaldt gersput!”

Dangerous stuff

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by agill
Sat Aug 15, 2020 7:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aviation Mistakes in Disney Planes? (including Fire & Resuce)
Replies: 6
Views: 582

Re: Aviation Mistakes in Disney Planes? (including Fire & Resuce)

Realized that I haven't gotten around to seeing those movies. Strange since I really enjoyed cars.

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by agill
Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 780
Views: 49552

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1286176726062632965?s=21
How can he not stop talking about this? From a mental standpoint, Biden could be a vegetable and still not come of as this weird. And still people will vote for him.

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by agill
Mon Jul 20, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 780
Views: 49552

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/202 ... -interview


The part about the cognitive test... I just can't stop laughing about that. And people vote for this child of a man.
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GDB wrote:
Well this would not have helped, given the channel it was on;
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/202 ... -interview


The part about the cognitive test... I just can't stop laughing about that. And people vote for this child of a man.

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by agill
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Washington Redskins Name Change on the Way?
Replies: 59
Views: 3313

Re: Washington Redskins Name Change on the Way?

Can we repost Carol Burnett's tribute to John Foster Dulles? LOL Back in the olden days of hockey, team names were..... different. The western teams were named Rosebuds, Metropolitans, and Millionares. One of the Original Six still strikes terror into the hearts and souls of their opponents with th...

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by agill
Tue Jul 07, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Washington Redskins Name Change on the Way?
Replies: 59
Views: 3313

Re: Washington Redskins Name Change on the Way?

Well the suggestion of Washington Redtails with a Mustang in the logo was nice :)

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by agill
Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fourth of July Fireworks at Mount Rushmore With Trump and no Social Distancing
Replies: 47
Views: 2421

Re: Fourth of July Fireworks at Mount Rushmore With Trump and no Social Distancing

Isn't it quite dry in that area now. Sounds interesting with a fireworks display. Well i guess the people involved know what they're doing.

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by agill
Sat Jun 20, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 285
Views: 17199

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020

Has a herd immunity strategy worked anywhere yet? Sweden has successfully flattened the curve. And their case fatality rates are coming down: https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/coronavirus-cfr?time=2020-03-07..&country=SWE~NOR~DNK (Compare Sweden, Denmark and Norway) New daily deaths and new da...

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by agill
Tue Jun 09, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 780
Views: 49552

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

Here is the video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFeewU0HhNE Here is Trump's tweet. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1270333484528214018 Buffalo protester shoved by Police could be an ANTIFA provocateur. 75 year old Martin Gugino was pushed away after appearing to scan police communicat...

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by agill
Tue Jun 09, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Minneapolis To Disband Police
Replies: 174
Views: 7144

Re: Minneapolis To Disband Police

extender wrote:
The police will come for your guns... Not in Minneapolis.

Now you know why those ten round magazines are a joke.


Huh?

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by agill
Sun May 31, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 36001

Re: Another day another police killing

What the hell is going on in the states now. Shooting at people on their own property
https://twitter.com/bnonews/status/1266942896659406848?s=21

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by agill
Fri May 29, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: (Famous) Cities / Places / Sights Questions and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 203
Views: 23941

Re: The Chrysler Building 90 Year Anniversary

mbmbos wrote:
ArchGuy1 wrote:
mbmbos wrote:

I've only been in the lobby, which is drop dead gorgeous.

What is it like compared to the Empire State Building.



I think it's far more beautiful.

Really have to visit the next time I'm in NYC. Such a wonderful building.

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by agill
Fri May 29, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 44% of Republicans believe in Bill Gates microchip vaccine conspiracy.
Replies: 44
Views: 2338

Re: 44% of Republicans believe in Bill Gates microchip vaccine conspiracy.

It's funny because microchips is such a 1980:s paranoia. Really shows how stupid and behind the times those people are.

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by agill
Mon May 04, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A series of posts about virology
Replies: 60
Views: 4592

Re: A series of posts about virology

Great post. Was in molecular biology many years ago so a nice refresher.

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by agill
Mon May 04, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - May 2020
Replies: 435
Views: 24862

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - May 2020

I know the cases started earlier in Sweden, but it still seems there is an under-count of cases per death in Sweden. Hopefully the trend downward continues in Sweden. Here in NC, without the lifting of Restrictions, the numbers are still climbing. Yes there is most likely a massive undercounting of...

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by agill
Mon Apr 27, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Favourite World War Two heavy Bomber?
Replies: 32
Views: 2857

Re: Favourite World War Two heavy Bomber?

Absolute favorite is the B-17. I think it's such a beautiful airplane. Have gotten to ride in B-17, B-29 and Lancaster. Was going to go with a B-24 this summer, but then this whole Corona mess happened...

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