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by AirframeAS
Sun Nov 14, 2021 2:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Winter the dolphin
Replies: 9
Views: 809

Re: RIP Winter the dolphin

Nothing shows more love and respect to a fellow sentient mammal than locking them up in a fish bowl right next to the open ocean. WTH!? They’re right there off the beach in their natural habitat! I guarantee that depression was at least one cause of death. Do some research on Winter. In her state, ...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Sep 25, 2021 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2021 NCAA Football Thread
Replies: 273
Views: 32232

Re: 2021 NCAA Football Thread

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAY ... /KLGU/KPUW


This catches me by surprise. Is WSU now using Allegiant instead of AS this year? Cost saving move, perhaps?
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palouse wrote:
Utah State vs Washington State - Go Cougs!

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAY ... /KLGU/KPUW


This catches me by surprise. Is WSU now using Allegiant instead of AS this year? Cost saving move, perhaps?

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by AirframeAS
Sat Sep 25, 2021 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA B739 tail tip incident
Replies: 113
Views: 24026

Re: UA B739 tail tip incident

And this is why you never, ever unload the fwd pit on a 738/739 first. When I worked ramp at UA, I always considered these airplanes as a tail tip danger regardless of flight and how much baggage was in the pits. My crew always unloaded the aft pit first. Always.

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by AirframeAS
Sat Sep 25, 2021 12:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What happened to Denver?
Replies: 76
Views: 4752

Re: What happened to Denver?

Empty streets. Homeless everywhere. Many clearly mentally ill. Tents on sidewalks. And a yuppie class that walks by pretending it isnt happening. I am looking over my shoulder the entire time I am walking around. It is unnerving How did the promise of this medium sized rocky mountain city go so wro...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Sep 25, 2021 12:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Arizona Election Audit
Replies: 145
Views: 14784

Re: Arizona Election Audit

Let’s not get too excited until they officially report. For all we know this could be a fake leak and they’ll really pull a fast one. Or, it could be that they’ve known these numbers all along and it’s taken them this long to come up with an alternate narrative. The mean the "audit" that ...

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by AirframeAS
Fri Sep 24, 2021 11:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 355
Views: 19848

Re: Taxes abortion law

We've talked about this before on this forum, but Roe v Wade still means anyone can cross the border to a state that does allow abortions, and the private citizens won't be able to sue since it's not within Texas state border. That isn't necessarily true.... Lets say a woman, living in Texas, decid...

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by AirframeAS
Wed Sep 01, 2021 9:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Nirvana "Baby" pornography lawsuit dismissed
Replies: 42
Views: 2593

Re: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography

I can imagine him being quite traumatized and having his life, in total, turning out for the worse because someone put him in that photo many, many years ago beyond his control. Him having tried to cope with it in numerous more or less weird ways since, is more of a symptom than something that’s ag...

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by AirframeAS
Wed Sep 01, 2021 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2021 NCAA Football Thread
Replies: 273
Views: 32232

Re: 2021 NCAA Football Thread

I am pretty sure that the University of Washington Huskies and the Washington State University Cougars are, again, using Alaska.

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by AirframeAS
Wed Sep 01, 2021 7:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Nirvana "Baby" pornography lawsuit dismissed
Replies: 42
Views: 2593

Re: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography

Trust me, this will be thrown out before it ever reaches trial. This guy has no case. As a matter of fact, when he was a teenager, he was proud of the pic and told the media about it.

No case, no dice. Next!!!!!!!!!!

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by AirframeAS
Wed Sep 01, 2021 7:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Can't I pump my own gas?
Replies: 70
Views: 3888

Re: Why Can't I pump my own gas?

Automating jobs doesn’t kill jobs. It makes society richer. Saving on work is added value for society, it means we, collectively can spend our energy on better things! BUT! This requires redistribution of wealth and innovation. Some of the best societies on earth works this way: Very modern, effici...

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by AirframeAS
Wed Sep 01, 2021 6:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Can't I pump my own gas?
Replies: 70
Views: 3888

Re: Why Can't I pump my own gas?

I'm very, very hesitant in allowing others to put fuel or anything into my gas tank. Sorry, for me it is a trust issue. Being forced to allow others to pump your gas for you is insane. Honestly, I don't give two shits if it helps with the jobs thing. I don't care... just..... don't touch my shit.

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by AirframeAS
Wed Sep 01, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 355
Views: 19848

Re: Taxes abortion law

The Supreme Court early Wednesday let a Texas state law take effect that allows private citizens to sue to uphold a ban on the procedure after six weeks of pregnancy. Link to politico article Two things seem very odd to me: 1. 6 weeks limit 2. private citizens can sue 1. 6 weeks limit is absurd, it...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jul 24, 2021 3:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rep. Greene Says She Would Kick Chinese Out Of US
Replies: 58
Views: 3927

Re: Rep. Greene Says She Would Kick Chinese Out Of US

Rep. Greene really needs to get out of Congress along with Boebert. Sorry, but these two looneys are an embarrassment to the country. Good grief!! Why is it so hard for the GOP to put a muzzle on these two?! Because they say out loud what the rest of them are thinking The good thing about Greene is...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Do you feel safer in jetliners with more engines?
Replies: 38
Views: 2995

Re: Do you feel safer in jetliners with more engines?

To me, I don't really care. The 777 has done a great job over the years proving itself. So did the DC-10 back in the day. So as long as we have a well performing aircraft. I'm good to go.

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brawl on F9 flight after landing in MIA
Replies: 59
Views: 12729

Re: Brawl on F9 flight after landing in MIA

F9 of 2005 is sure not the same as today's F9. Cannot believe the clientele type that the airline is attracting with their current business model in this day and age.

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rep. Greene Says She Would Kick Chinese Out Of US
Replies: 58
Views: 3927

Re: Rep. Greene Says She Would Kick Chinese Out Of US

Rep. Greene really needs to get out of Congress along with Boebert. Sorry, but these two looneys are an embarrassment to the country. Good grief!! Why is it so hard for the GOP to put a muzzle on these two?!

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Indians Change Their Name
Replies: 70
Views: 3351

Re: Cleveland Indians Change Their Name

Thought I would miss watching baseball. To my surprise. I don't. Then why bother posting? As for the thread, I like the new name. Wished it would have been an immediate change. At first, the name made me think of Marvel's Guardian's of the Galaxy with Groot as the team's mascot! Congratulations to ...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jul 24, 2021 1:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses
Replies: 124
Views: 6859

Re: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses

AirframeAS wrote:
Maybe the flight attendant in question is transgender. Who knows.

I bet he didn't show up to his interview like that.[/quote]

Why does that matter? Again, who cares.

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jul 24, 2021 1:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA
Replies: 69
Views: 4666

Re: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA

Why do people even do these polls for, when we already have laws on the books prohibiting secession...namely the 14th amendment? Just because a law is there doesn't mean it correct. Some states are pretty dubious, for instance Hawaii should be an independent nation, it should never have been grante...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jul 17, 2021 4:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA
Replies: 69
Views: 4666

Re: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA

Why do people even do these polls for, when we already have laws on the books prohibiting secession...namely the 14th amendment?

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jul 17, 2021 2:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC
Replies: 58
Views: 3879

Re: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC

Why would the LGB people support her at all, Jenner has been quite clear in her distain for the gay community? Kind of interesting though to have someone inside the tent who has alternative views. That's what diversity is all about, isn't it? Um, the word "diversity" isn't exactly in the ...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jul 17, 2021 2:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LA Times: Dodgers Need To Cut Accused Domestic Abuser Trevor Bauer
Replies: 21
Views: 1077

Re: LA Times: Dodgers Need To Cut Accused Domestic Abuser Trevor Bauer

Again this sure looks like lack of due process. There has to be a procedure that anyone doesn't lose income or have their lives ruined until all the facts are in. Didn't stop the MLB from suspending Bauer indefinitely. The MLB and also the NFL are notorious for suspending players before all the fac...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jul 17, 2021 2:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Naomi Osaka won't talk to press
Replies: 120
Views: 6336

Re: Naomi Osaka won't talk to press

Just a quick question: What is the point to post game/match press conferences anyway? What purpose do they really serve?

I honestly don't think anyone actually cares about how an athlete "feels" about something.

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jul 17, 2021 2:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC
Replies: 58
Views: 3879

Re: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC

Jenner is not a real candidate she just wants the attention. She got it. Agreed... My main issue with Jenner is that she is transgender, which is a part of the LGBT community. And she is a Republican, who is NOT an ally of the LGBT community. What I do not get is why in the hell is she a Republican...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jul 17, 2021 1:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses
Replies: 124
Views: 6859

Re: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses

So...... B6 pilots walking out or staging a protest/strike all because a flight attendant wore a uniform that does not "match" their gender. Seriously?! Um, okay..... didn't know that was a priority at an airline. If my employer at an airline asked me to wear a gorilla suit and rebook cust...

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by AirframeAS
Thu May 20, 2021 2:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GOP has ousted Liz Cheney from leadership
Replies: 59
Views: 5698

Re: The GOP has owned the Lie and ousted Liz Cheney from leadership

NIKV69 wrote:
ER757 wrote:
As for Trump getting arrested I think you will be waiting a long time.


You never know. Weirder things have happened.....

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by AirframeAS
Thu May 13, 2021 12:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Arizona Election Audit
Replies: 145
Views: 14784

Re: Arizona Election Audit

They're doing this, 6 months after the election. Haven't we dealt with this enough already? (Nothing against you, Seb...at all.)

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by AirframeAS
Thu May 13, 2021 12:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GOP has ousted Liz Cheney from leadership
Replies: 59
Views: 5698

Re: The GOP has owned the Lie and ousted Liz Cheney from leadership

We can not forget the same people who whine about "cancel culture" are cancelling their own. It is patriotic to silence dissent but an abomination to be accepting I guess... I never understood the "cancel culture" thing, or the whole "woke" thing as well. Where do peop...

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by AirframeAS
Wed May 12, 2021 11:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Real ID in USA for domestic travel
Replies: 45
Views: 3348

Re: Real ID in USA for domestic travel

How many times now has the deadline for the REAL ID has been extended now? It seems like this has been discussion since what 2005? The hilarious part of it is that the Real ID Act was passed in 2005, which is correct. And we are now at year 16, and the Act has not been enforced yet?? It keeps getti...

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by AirframeAS
Wed May 12, 2021 11:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Election Law Passed in Florida
Replies: 42
Views: 3109

Re: New Election Law Passed in Florida

casinterest wrote:
In the Arizona recount the GOP is currently projected to finish in late July or August with their recount......


Wait.... wait.... wait..... They're still doing the recount in Arizona 6 months after the election? Why?! This accomplishes nothing. Who is paying for the recount anyway?

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by AirframeAS
Wed May 12, 2021 11:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GOP has ousted Liz Cheney from leadership
Replies: 59
Views: 5698

Re: The GOP has owned the Lie and ousted Liz Cheney from leadership

I think it was cowardly to remove her using a voice vote. It was cowardly to even have a vote at all, let alone the idea of ousting her in the first place. She spoke the truth about the former president, and the party did not like it. My question to the GOP is this: Why are you so scared of the for...

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by AirframeAS
Wed May 12, 2021 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The first Airbus A320 to break the 30-year in service mark
Replies: 266
Views: 107982

Re: The first Airbus A320 to break the 30-year in service mark

I know this is kinda off topic but where is Northwest's very first A320? Who has it now and what is the current tail number? That aircraft has got to be up there in age! The plane at this point is either scrapped or has been sitting on the ground for the past 13 years waiting to be scrapped. No one...

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by AirframeAS
Wed May 12, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway
Replies: 346
Views: 25506

Re: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway

I think he looked shocked when the guilty verdict was read. His eyes were darting around uncontrollably. I disagree. Just because you have eyes moving around like he did in this video does not mean he is freaking out. His eyes moving the way it was seems like a normal response to me. People react d...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Apr 24, 2021 4:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...
Replies: 110
Views: 6266

Re: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...

Interpretation of the Constitution states that since his mother was a US citizen at the time of his birth, he's a natural born US citizen, as opposed to a naturalized citizen, and is eligible to hold the office. He wouldn't have been able to put forth his candidacy in 2016 otherwise. A fact that a ...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Apr 24, 2021 2:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...
Replies: 110
Views: 6266

Re: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...

He isn't U.S. born, so he cannot be POTUS. Even though I live literally the opposite side of the world, I shall sleep better knowing that. Doesn't save me from a second Trump term or, god forbid, the elevation of MTG though. Interpretation of the Constitution states that since his mother was a US c...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Apr 24, 2021 1:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...
Replies: 110
Views: 6266

Re: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...

Though I’m no fan of Rafa Cruz, his birth in Canada prevents him from being a Senator. Unfortunately, it doesn't. Read the Constitution, Article One, Section 3. https://constitution.congress.gov/constitution/ I thought Cruz had Presidential ambitions. At least that path should be closed to him. He ...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Apr 24, 2021 1:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?
Replies: 75
Views: 6659

Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

My last pre-Covid flight was In October 2019, on my way to my Wedding in Maui, DEN-OGG on a 772 with UA. I never thought that we would be in a pandemic at all during that trip.

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by AirframeAS
Sat Apr 24, 2021 1:10 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will you still wear masks even after the pandemic has subsided?
Replies: 34
Views: 2744

Re: Will you still wear masks even after the pandemic has subsided?

...wearing one could still prevent me from catching other viruses like a cold or flu... I don't think it works that way, at all. The cloth masks only protects you from giving germs/viruses to someone else from what I understand. These masks are only one way, Now, if you wear a respirator for sandin...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Apr 24, 2021 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The first Airbus A320 to break the 30-year in service mark
Replies: 266
Views: 107982

Re: The first Airbus A320 to break the 30-year in service mark

I know this is kinda off topic but where is Northwest's very first A320? Who has it now and what is the current tail number? That aircraft has got to be up there in age!

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by AirframeAS
Sat Apr 24, 2021 12:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...
Replies: 110
Views: 6266

Re: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...

It has nothing to do with McConnell. Garland's comfimation hearings? Oh, yes he did. McConnell was the one who refused to conduct the hearing confirmation. He flat out said that he was not going to hold the hearing until after the 2016 election, depending on who won that election. Sorry, but it had...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Apr 24, 2021 12:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...
Replies: 110
Views: 6266

Re: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...

Ted Cruz is a lying corrupt two faced disgrace. There is no other way around it. He is a member of the Banana Republic Party that waited 11 months to fill a seat, but wasted less than 60 days rushing a nominee through. He wants to talk about packing courts as if he and every corrupt member of the G...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Apr 24, 2021 12:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway
Replies: 346
Views: 25506

Re: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway

It is quite apparent to me that Chauvin showed absolutely no remorse during and after the verdict was read. He seemed to simply not care, nor does he understand the seriousness of what he did. I think he looked shocked when the guilty verdict was read. His eyes were darting around uncontrollably. I...

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by AirframeAS
Wed Apr 21, 2021 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2371
Views: 310128

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

They did have to strip the body of the VX paint, the VX paint on most was nearing time to be repainted already. Maybe that was just some of them. My friend was telling me they could still see the paint on it cause they just through a coat over the VX colors when they recently repainted one. I’ve fl...

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by AirframeAS
Wed Apr 21, 2021 1:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway
Replies: 346
Views: 25506

Re: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway

aerosreenivas wrote:
Derek Chauvin 'Guilty On All Counts'. Justice is served.


Justice hasn't exactly been served yet.... it isn't over until he has been sentenced and exhausted all his appeals THEN justice has been served.

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by AirframeAS
Wed Apr 21, 2021 1:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway
Replies: 346
Views: 25506

Re: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway

It is quite apparent to me that Chauvin showed absolutely no remorse during and after the verdict was read. He seemed to simply not care, nor does he understand the seriousness of what he did.

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jan 30, 2021 6:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who has been canceled? A list.
Replies: 174
Views: 12524

Re: Who has been canceled? A list.

Sorry, but I must be "old", but what does it mean for someone to be 'canceled'? This doesn't make sense to me.

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jan 30, 2021 6:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia Threatens Arrests, Prosecutions for Promoting Navalny Protests
Replies: 58
Views: 4895

Re: German government concludes that Putin opponent Alexei Navalny was poisoned

Putin seems to be getting worried..... He should be worried. He has been in power way to damn long, it is ridiculous. Not sure why Russia even allows someone to be president for 20+ years. Russia is an autocracy, so I don't know to whom you refer to as Russia in this case. In an autocracy, the auto...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jan 30, 2021 6:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway
Replies: 270
Views: 16134

Re: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway

The only thing I want to see out of this "trial" is to see Trump banned from being elected to office. If we are to prosper as a nation, we cannot elect someone like him ever again. This "experiment" of Trump in office was one that went so, so bad to the point that most Americans...

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by AirframeAS
Fri Jan 29, 2021 12:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway
Replies: 270
Views: 16134

Re: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway

The only thing I want to see out of this "trial" is to see Trump banned from being elected to office. If we are to prosper as a nation, we cannot elect someone like him ever again. This "experiment" of Trump in office was one that went so, so bad to the point that most Americans ...

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by AirframeAS
Fri Jan 29, 2021 12:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can the USA make a "fraud free" voting system
Replies: 63
Views: 3413

Re: Can the USA make a "fraud free" voting system

[quote="Kent350787"]What would it take for the USA to develop an electoral system like most other democracies, where the "results are the results"?/quote] Well, for starters, stop with the whole "fear" crap. Fear is what makes people to react to things in an odd way. Th...

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